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ADAMS, JANET WOODBURY.
DECORATIVE FOLDING SCREENS, In The West From 1600 To The Present Day.
New York & London. Thames & Hudson, 1982., The history & description of some beautiful European and American screens, plus some oriental ones which were exported to the West. 208 pages including chapter notes, with 17 colour photographs and 115 b. & w. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks but cover faintly marked. D./w. slightly rubbed on back, slightly bumped top back edge, " tear on corner of front bottom, top of spine is torn both sides and a piece 1" wide x " is missing from top of spine. A label "Maybe damaged not exchangeable, Thames & Hudson." stuck on back. (probably removable) 8.75" x 10.25". ISBN 050001289X. 1982
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Book number: 2932
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Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: screens folding screen William Morris Coromandel Skreen

 
ANDERSON, JANICE AND SWINGLEHURST, EDMUND.
TRAIN AND TRANSPORT. A Collector's Guide.
London. Bracken Books, 1989., Reprint, first published 1981 by New Cavendish Books. Foreword by Maurice Rickards, President of the Ephemera Society. 96 pages including bibliography & index. 29cm. x 22cm. Many colour and b./w. photographs & illustrations. Near fine, in near fine d./w. which is priced 7.99. ISBN 1851702520. 1989
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Book number: 6280
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Keywords: ephemera tickets train transport postcard collecting card paper steamer advertizing

 
ANON
'BIZARRE' POTTERY BY CLARICE CLIFF.
London. Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd., 1983., The property of a European Collector." Christie's, auctioneers, catalogue for sale held on 29 June 1983. A collection of Clarice Cliff's "Bizarre" (& other designs) pottery, 165 lots, on 38 pages including list of estimated prices. Illustrated with 23 colour photographs and 23 in black & white. Priced on title page 5.00. Stiff card cover has a punched hole in top left corner, perhaps to hang from a cord. The top edges of these holes on most of the pages have split, otherwise would be near fine. 1983
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Book number: 3991
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Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: Clarice Cliff pottery Bizarre Christie

 
ANON
FINE JAPANESE WORKS OF ART. Ceramics, Ivory Carvings, Netsuke etc.,etc.
London. Christie, Manson & Woods, 1976., Christie's auction catalogue for "Japanese ceramics, ivory carvings, netsuke, inro, lacquer, bronzes, cloisonne, enamels, swords, sword-fittings, armours, prints and paintings." The sale was at Christie's on July 19th 1976. Priced on title page 1.30. 350 lots, with list of estimates, but list of prices reached isn't. 68 pages, illustrated with 2 colour plates and 33 b./w. plates showing about 100 items. 9" x 7". Card covers slightly worn, a very small mark bottom edge of front cover. Contents clean & unmarked. 1976
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Book number: 3163
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.37 | JP 470]
Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: art Japan Japanese netsuke inro bronzes ivory JapanJones

 
ASH, DOUGLAS.
Dictionary of British Antique Silver.
London. Pelham Books, 1972., Hardback. First edition.Traces the history and evolution of English silver, & explains the various processes used. 189 pages with a b./ w. photograph & many line drawings. Near fine in near fine d./w. 8.75" x 5.5". 720705126. 1972
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Book number: 1813
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Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: antiques silver assay marks

 
ASH, DOUGLAS
DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH ANTIQUE FURNITURE.
London. Frederick Muller, 1970., Hardback, first edition. Douglas Ash is a lecturer on art-history, an artist, author and collector, he contributed to journals such as ' The Antique Collector' & ' The Connoisseur'. 163 pages, with many line drawings. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced 42/- (2.10) 8.75" x 5.75". SBN 584100604. 1970
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Book number: 209
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5 | JP 537]
Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: furniture antiques table chair cupboard sideboard oak walnut elm

 
ATTERBURY, PAUL.
CERAMICS. The International Journal of Ceramics & Glass.
London. Michael Stewart, 1985., Softback. The first issue of a beautifull journal on ceramics & glass. 104 pages, the first 9 and the last 8 pages are on ads, inbetween are chapters on exhibitions, sales, market, books, & societies, a visit to the Wedgwoo Museum, sites of the Chelsea porcelain factory, painted shells & feathers on porcelain, the Mystery of Melbourne, Reid & Ball of Liverpool, & some documentary porcelain. With fine colour and black & white photography, & printed on good quality paper. 30cm. x 21cm. 1985
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Book number: 9153
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Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: ceramics glass

 
BANISTER, JUDITH.
ENGLISH SILVER.
London. Ward Lock, 1969., Fourth impression. 251 pages + 5 page index. Divided into 2 parts, the first is pages 7-113, with over 20 b./w. photographs, includes hallmarks, museums, collection, collectors, glossary & bibliography. Part 2 is pages 116 -251, with 140 b./w. photographs. 7.75" x 5.5". Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. but spine slightly faded, and top edge a little bumped. SBN 706310152. 1969
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Book number: 5432
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Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: silver antique argent cutlery silversmith teapot silverware

 
BARKER, DAVID.
THE ARTHUR NEGUS GUIDE TO ENGLISH CLOCKS.
London. Hamlyn, 1980., 192 pages. Introduction by Arthur Negus. Illustrated with 140 photographs, many in colour, drawings & diagrams. 9" x 7". Near fine, near fine d./w. except price clipped & price sticker for 5.95 added. ISBN 0600331989. 1980
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Book number: 894
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Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: Clocks grandfather clocks watches timepieces Arthur Negus

 
BATTIE, DAVID AND COTTLE, SIMON (GENERAL EDITORS)
SOTHEBY'S CONCISE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GLASS.
London. Conran Octopus, 1991., Ex Reference Library. Library bookplate. labels & "cancelled" stamped on end pages. A beautiful book, on nice quality paper, with some stunning photography. 10 chapters written by experts, starting with "Pre-Roman Glass", ending with "Fakes & Forgeries." 208 pages including bibliography, glossary, glasshouses, & biographies. Near fine d./w. except top edge is bumped, priced 30.00. Colour photographs on nearly every page. 11.25" x 9.5". .. 1991
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Book number: 5323
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Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: glass Sotheby's fakes forgeries Roman rummer goblet Beilby wineglass Venetian

 
BECKWITH, JOHN. (INTRODUCTION)
IVORY CARVINGS IN EARLY MEDIEVAL ENGLAND 700 - 1200.
London. Arts Council of Great Britain, 1974., Softback. Published to accompany the exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, which was from May 8th to July7th, 1974. (Addendum note included.)100 pages. Pages 2-15 are the text, followed by about 106 b./w. photographs of 64 ivory carvings on pages 16-98. 20cm. x 21cm. Near fine, no inscription or matks, but stiff card cover is slightly rubbed & worn on ends of spine. 1974
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Book number: 9004
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Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: ivory carving tusks walrus elephant narwhal whale

 
BIELZ, JULIUS
THE CRAFT OF SAXON GOLDSMITHS OF TRANSYLVANIA.
Bucharest Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1957., Ex Library. 36 pages with 7 illustrations within the text, followed by 36 pages of illustrations, then, 7 pages of notes, bibliography & a list of the 44 b./ w. photographs. 5 plates, 4 of them are in colour. Apart from usual library marks, contents are near fine. Cover enclosed inside a clear plastic protective cover. 8" x 6". . 1957
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Book number: 2851
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Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: goldsmith Transylvania Saxon Saxony chalice gold

 
BLY, JOHN (GENERAL EDITOR)
IS IT GENUINE ? How To Collect Antiques With Confidence.
London. Mitchell Beazley,1993, Reprint. First published1986. "14 dealers, saleroom experts & other authorities...look at furniture, metalware, pottery, porcelain, glass, clocks & toys." etc. 224 pages, illustrated throughout in colour & b./w. Near fine. Near fine d/w., priced 14.99.10" x 7". ISBN 0855336129. 1993
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Book number: 2563
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Catalogue: Antiques
Keywords: antique table chair clock furniture silver decoy glass netsuke scrimshaw Sheffield Plate Peter Sims

 
BOWEN, FRANK C.
FROM CARRACK TO CLIPPER. A Book of Sailing-Ship Models.
London. Halton & Truscott Smith, 1927., First edition. 64 pages of text followed by 67 pages of b./w. photographs of sailing-ship models, 7 pages at the end are a list of "Principal Museums & other institutions in Europe & America containing Ship-Models." 25cm. x 19.5cm. Contents are very good, clean, no inscription or marks, but first few pages are slightly foxed. Cover is good, but corners and edges are worn and the bottom of the spine has split on the backside. 1927
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Book number: 7730
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Keywords: Carrack Clipper sailing-ship model

 
BRITTEN, F.J. REVISED BY J.W. PLAYER.
THE WATCH & CLOCKMAKER'S HANDBOOK. Dictionary & Guide.
London. E. & F.W. Spon, 1946, New Impression. Fourteenth, revised edition. First published 1878. 547 pages including index. 492 engravings, illustrations & diagrams. Very nice copy, no inscription or marks but top edge faintly, slightly faded. Endpapers a little bit dusty, ends of spine and corners slightly bumped, otherwise in near fine condition, firm, with clean pages. 1946
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Book number: 6761
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 US$ 18.74 | JP 2015]
Keywords: watch clock time clockmaker watchmaker Britten pendulum

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