A Book for all Reasons: Antiques and Collectables
found: 12 books

 BAREN, MAURICE,, HOW IT ALL BEGAN - The Stories Behind Those Famous Names.
BAREN, MAURICE,
HOW IT ALL BEGAN - The Stories Behind Those Famous Names.
Smith Settle, Otley - West Yorkshire, 1992, 1st edn., paperback original, x, 125pp, coloured and half tone ills. throughout, large landscape format (9 x 9.5 inches approx.), coloured pictorial montage wrappers, featuring over 80 famous names from Airfix, Ambrosia and Atora to Wrigley, Yale and Y-Front, relating the stories behind the now famous trade names and marks, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Book number: 36867
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.55 | JP¥ 1197]
Keywords: names brands trade marks logos advertising social history slogans
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BEDFORD, JOHN,
MORE LOOKING IN JUNK SHOPS.
Max Parrish, London, 1968, 2nd imp. of 2nd edn., 252pp, numerous in text line ills. by Susan Holland, decorative endpapers, pocket book size, turquoise cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorated lettered dustwrapper, a guide on how to spot the collectable antique amongst the junk, light bump top cnr. lower bd., 6 line ink inscr. half title, dustwrapper: price clipped, a little rubbed at extrems., short repaired edge tear, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 26594
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.91 | JP¥ 898]
Keywords: antique antiques collectable collectible auction guide

 BLY, JOHN (GENERAL EDITOR),, IS IT GENUINE? How To Recognize An Authentic Antique.
BLY, JOHN (GENERAL EDITOR),
IS IT GENUINE? How To Recognize An Authentic Antique.
Mitchell Beazley, London, 1987, reprint, 224pp, numerous in text line drawings, coloured and half tone photo ills., large format (10.5 x 7 inches approx.), green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, with contributions from experts in their own fields from both sides of the Atlantic, a guide to how authenticity is judged, illustrated with hundreds of examples of tricks that can deceive collectors, light foxing upper edge, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., some creasing to edges and small tear repaired on reverse, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35771
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 13.19 | JP¥ 1497]
Keywords: antique furniture metalware pottery porcelain glass clocks netsuke quilts scientific instruments decoys toys
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 BURTON, STANLEY H.,, THE WATCH COLLECTION OF STANLEY H. BURTON : 'Warts and All'.
BURTON, STANLEY H.,
THE WATCH COLLECTION OF STANLEY H. BURTON : 'Warts and All'.
B. T. Batsford, London, 1981, 1st edn., 456pp, numerous in text coloured and half tone photo ills., large format (10 x 7.5 inches approx.), black cloth lettered in gilt at spine and upper board, decorative headband, top edge coloured, coloured endpapers, photo pictorial dustwrapper, illustrations of some 900 watches, 70 of them in colour, with photographs of over 600 movements, each with detailed text annotations, and with a separate section on cocks, keys and astrolabes, NOTE: heavy and will attract a shipping supplement, faint foxing upper edge, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., short repaired tear head of spine and relined at rear flap fold, tanned at upper edge, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35773
GBP 58.00 [Appr.: EURO 65 US$ 76.48 | JP¥ 8681]
Keywords: horology watches
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 CLAYTON, MICHAEL,, THE COLLECTOR'S DICTIONARY OF THE SILVER AND GOLD OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTH AMERICA.
CLAYTON, MICHAEL,
THE COLLECTOR'S DICTIONARY OF THE SILVER AND GOLD OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTH AMERICA.
Country Life / Hamlyn, London, 1971, 1st edn., 351pp, coloured photo frontis, numerous in text coloured and half tone photo ills., large format (12 x 9.5 inches approx.), black cloth lettered in gilt and silver at spine, decorated in gilt upper board, decorative head and tail bands, upper edge gilt, endpapers coloured, photo pictorial dustwrapper, a comprehensive survey of the work of goldsmiths and silversmiths of Great Britain and North America from the Middle Ages until the late 19th century, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., short repaired tear lower flap fold, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35775
GBP 53.00 [Appr.: EURO 59.5 US$ 69.88 | JP¥ 7933]
Keywords: silver gold britain north america
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 CLUTTON, CECIL, BAILLIE, G. H. AND ILBERT, C. A. (REVISED AND ENLARGED BY CECIL CLUTTON),, BRITTEN'S OLD CLOCKS AND WATCHES AND THEIR MAKERS.
CLUTTON, CECIL, BAILLIE, G. H. AND ILBERT, C. A. (REVISED AND ENLARGED BY CECIL CLUTTON),
BRITTEN'S OLD CLOCKS AND WATCHES AND THEIR MAKERS.
Eyre Methuen, London, 1975, reprint, xxii, 532pp, coloured frontis and 3 coloured plates, 192 half tone plates and 40 in text diagrams, coloured pictorial montage endpapers by L. H. Cresswell, large format (11 x 8.5 inches approx.), green cloth with red title panel lettered and decorated in gilt at spine, decorative head bands, top edge coloured, photo pictorial dustwrapper, a historical and descriptive account of the different styles of clocks and watches of the past in England and abroad, containing a list of nearly fourteen thousand makers, a little rubbed at tips, edgfes tanned, dustwrapper: price clipped but with price printed on flap, well rubbed at extrems., sl. loss at cnrs., creases at flap folds, internally repaired, very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35776
GBP 44.00 [Appr.: EURO 49.25 US$ 58.02 | JP¥ 6586]
Keywords: clocks watches horology britten
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COYSH, A. W. AND KING, J.,
BUYING ANTIQUES.
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1969, 2nd imp., 180pp incl. 20pp half tone photo ills. and line drawings in text, magenta cloth gilt, an illustrated guide to buying antique furniture, clocks, silver, ceramics, etc, lightly bumped at extrems., dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., with short edge tears, spine sunned, very good plus in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 22192
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 US$ 8.57 | JP¥ 973]
Keywords: antique furniture silver clocks ceramics collecting collectables

 HAWKINS, J. B.,, 19th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN SILVER - Volumes 1 & 2.
HAWKINS, J. B.,
19th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN SILVER - Volumes 1 & 2.
Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, 1990, 1st edn., 1. 342pp, 2. 373pp, [ii] ads., each with col'd frontis and numerous in text coloured and half tone photo ills. and line drawings, large format (11 x 8.5 inches approx.), grey cloth lettered in gilt at spine and upper board, decorative head and tail bands, photo pictorial dustwrappers, in grey cloth slipcase, the first comprehensive study of Australian silver illustrating the complete range of the silversmith's art, mainly in silver but also in gold, with a mass of detail about the artisans and their place in society, including an index of the silversmiths and photographs of their marks, weight 3.68kg, books fine, dustwrappers: lightly rubbed at tips, slipcase: lightly rubbed at extrems. with a few finger marks to cloth, very good plus in a very good plus slipcase,
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Book number: 39703
GBP 76.50 [Appr.: EURO 85.75 US$ 100.87 | JP¥ 11450]
Keywords: australian silver
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 PHILLIPS, STANLEY,, STAMP COLLECTING.
PHILLIPS, STANLEY,
STAMP COLLECTING.
Sampson Low Marston and Co., London, ND (c1935/6), 2nd edn., xi, 338pp, 68pp half tone plates, light brown cloth lettered in black at spine, lettered dustwrapper, an early issue of one of the standard works on stamp collecting, lightly rubbed at tips, upper edge tanned, fore and lower edges foxed, free endpapers partially browned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., with sl. loss at spine ends and cnrs., small chip upper edge, internally repaired, spine sunned, overall light tanning and soiling, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 34036
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.78 | JP¥ 2245]
Keywords: hobbies pastimes stamp philately
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 TAYLOR, GERALD,, SILVER.
TAYLOR, GERALD,
SILVER.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1968, reprint, paperback, 302pp, 64pp half tone photo ills., numerous in text line drawings, [ii] ads., photo pictorial upper wrapper, an introductory explanation and description of British silver (domestic and tableware) from the middle ages to the present including tables of hall marks of London and the main assay offices, light creasing at spine and upper hinge, a little rubbed at extrems., sl. creasing to wrappers, good plus,
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Book number: 34352
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.59 | JP¥ 748]
Keywords: reference manual silver
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 WILLS, GEOFFREY,, THE COUNTRY LIFE POCKET BOOK OF GLASS.
WILLS, GEOFFREY,
THE COUNTRY LIFE POCKET BOOK OF GLASS.
Country Life, London, 1966, 1st edn., 317pp, numerous in text line ills., pocket book size, dark green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, col'd pictorial dustwrapper, '...a comprehensive... guide containing all the basic knowledge that the collector will require...', edges tanned, faint fox marks at endpapers, faint diag. creasing to some leaves, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems. with sl. loss head of spine, laminate lifted at upper hinge, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 26596
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.91 | JP¥ 898]
Keywords: glass collecting
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 WILLS, GEOFFREY,, ENGLISH FURNITURE 1760-1900.
WILLS, GEOFFREY,
ENGLISH FURNITURE 1760-1900.
Guinness Superlatives, Enfield - Middlesex, 1979, 2nd imp., [viii], 260pp, decorative title, map, numerous in text coloured and half tone photo ills., facsimiles and line drawings, large format (9.5 x 7 inches approx.), light brown cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative headband, photo pictorial dustwrapper, faint foxing upper edge, dustwrapper: very lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 34075
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13.84 | JP¥ 1572]
Keywords: art design furniture chippendale ince mayhew manwaring johnson adam langlois linnell shearer seddon sheraton regnecy smith loudon victorian
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