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United Kingdom

Jewelry of the 1940's and 1950's     [ Jewellery ]

Jewelry of the 1940's and 1950's     [ Jewellery ]

Jewelry of the 1940's and 1950's [ Jewellery ], RAULET, Sylvie
ISBN: 0500014477/9780500014479 Used Condition: Near Fine
Thames & Hudson, 1988, 1988

332 pp. Hardback. Illustrated. Near fine copy in a like jacket.

$416.93

275.00 GBP

Foster Books
United Kingdom

This Anguished World of Shadows : Georges Rouault's Miserere et Guerre

This Anguished World of Shadows : Georges Rouault's Miserere et Guerre

This Anguished World of Shadows : Georges Rouault's Miserere et Guerre, Kang, Soo Yun; Flora, Holly
ISBN: 1904832253/9781904832256 New Condition: As New
Museum of Biblical Art 2006, New York, 2006

191 pp, illustrated in b/w and colour. Still shrinkwrapped

$30.32

20.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

The Society Portrait: Painting, Prestige and the Pursuit of Elegance

The Society Portrait: Painting, Prestige and the Pursuit of Elegance

The Society Portrait: Painting, Prestige and the Pursuit of Elegance, Badea-Paun , Gabriel (forward by Richard Ormond)
ISBN: 0500238421/9780500238424 Used Condition: Very Good
Thames & Hudson 2007, London, 2007

234 pp., 217 illustrations, 182 in colour. Dents to the lower rear corner of the book and jacket, light wear to top and bottom of jscket spine, else Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover

$144.03

95.00 GBP

Foster Books
United Kingdom

Charles Bridgeman and the English Landscape Garden

Charles Bridgeman and the English Landscape Garden

Charles Bridgeman and the English Landscape Garden, Willis, Peter ( Editor )
ISBN: 0904712044/9780904712049 Used Condition: Fine
Elysium Press 2002, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2002

pp. xxi., 532 including 247 pages of plates. A reprint of the original Zwemmer 1977 edition, with a catalogue of new material, and new illustrations. Charles Bridgeman (died 1738) was a key figu

$98.55

65.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Bumpy's Holiday

Bumpy's Holiday

Bumpy's Holiday, Biro
Used Condition: Good, Biro
Sylvan Press n.d. circa 1940s, London, 1940

unpaginated, illustrated in colour and b/w, wear to cloth spine and loose front board, name in ink on front page. Copac records just 4 copies. BL; NLS; OX; CAM.

$60.64

40.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Burke's and Savill's Guide to Country Houses. Volume II, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestshire

Burke's and Savill's Guide to Country Houses. Volume II, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestshire

Burke's and Savill's Guide to Country Houses. Volume II, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestshire, Montgomery-Masslingberd, Hugh; Reid, Peter
ISBN: 0850110327/9780850110326 Used, First Edition Condition: Near Fine
Burke's Peerage Limited 1980, London, 1980

245pp. in handsome ivy-green morocco with Burke's insignia gilt-stamped on the cover. All edges gilt. Profusely illustrated throughout in black and white. A fine copy with just a couple of minor m

$166.77

110.00 GBP

Foster Books
United Kingdom

Dizionario Storico, Portatile, Che Contiene La Storia de' patriarchi, de' principi ebrei, degl' imperadori, de' re, e de' grandi capitani; degli dei, degli eroi dell' antichità pagana, ec. de' papi, de' ss. padri, de' vescovi, e de' cardinali più celebri; e generalmente di tutti gli uomini illustri nelle arti, e nelle scienze, ec. Colle loro opere principali, e colle migliori edizioni di esse; nel quale si dà un' idea di tutto ciò, che v'ha di più interessante nella storia sacra, e profana. Opera utile per l'intelligenza della storia antica e moderna, e per la conoscenza degli scritti, e delle persone illustri.

Dizionario Storico, Portatile, Che Contiene La Storia de' patriarchi, de' principi ebrei, degl' imperadori, de' re, e de' grandi capitani; degli dei, degli eroi dell' antichità pagana, ec. de' papi, de' ss. padri, de' vescovi, e de' cardinali più celebri; e generalmente di tutti gli uomini illustri nelle arti, e nelle scienze, ec. Colle loro opere principali, e colle migliori edizioni di esse; nel quale si dà un' idea di tutto ciò, che v'ha di più interessante nella storia sacra, e profana. Opera utile per l'intelligenza della storia antica e moderna, e per la conoscenza degli scritti, e delle persone illustri.

Dizionario Storico, Portatile, Che Contiene La Storia de' patriarchi, de' principi ebrei, degl' imperadori, de' re, e de' grandi capitani; degli dei, degli eroi dell' antichità pagana, ec. de' papi, de' ss. padri, de' vescovi, e de' cardinali più celebri; e generalmente di tutti gli uomini illustri nelle arti, e nelle scienze, ec. Colle loro opere principali, e colle migliori edizioni di esse; nel quale si dà un' idea di tutto ciò, che v'ha di più interessante nella storia sacra, e profana. Opera utile per l'intelligenza della storia antica e moderna, e per la conoscenza degli scritti, e delle persone illustri., Ladvocat, Jean Baptiste
Used Condition: Good
Nella Stamperia Remondini 1759, Venezia, 1759

6 vols [various paginations]., Full vellum bindings. ITALIAN TEXT. Vol 6 is missing pp. 117-124. Vellum discoloured, and in some cases split and peeling from boards. Boards warping. Ownership sig

$379.03

250.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Caius Gabriel Cibber 1630 - 1700 His Life and Work, with a Short Account of the Old Danish Church in London

Caius Gabriel Cibber 1630 - 1700 His Life and Work, with a Short Account of the Old Danish Church in London

Caius Gabriel Cibber 1630 - 1700 His Life and Work, with a Short Account of the Old Danish Church in London, Faber, Harald
Used Condition: Very Good
Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1926, London, 1926

xvi, 80 pp., Illustrated with b/w plates. Minor fading to hinges. Scarce title.

$227.42

150.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

The Life and Works of Louis Francois Roubiliac

The Life and Works of Louis Francois Roubiliac

The Life and Works of Louis Francois Roubiliac, Esdaile, Katherine A
Used Condition: Very Good
Oxford University Press 1928, London, 1928

xv, 249 pp., Illustrated with several b/w photographic plates. Pen and pencil notes on ffep. A few pen underlinings on contents pages, text otherwie clean. Cloth slightly faded on spine, with a ma

$303.22

200.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Rembrandt and His Works;

Rembrandt and His Works;

Rembrandt and His Works;, Burnet, John
Used Condition: Very Good
James S Virtue 1859, London, 1859

viii, 91 pp., Green, blindstamped publisher's cloth. Illustrated with tissue guarded b/w engraved plates. Re - edited by Murray, scarce title. Water staining to edges of many plates, tissue guard

$454.84

300.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Calligraphy of the Stone Tablets in the Xi'an Forest

Calligraphy of the Stone Tablets in the Xi'an Forest

Calligraphy of the Stone Tablets in the Xi'an Forest, Zheng Li, Zhao Minsheng, edited by Ray Ice
ISBN: 7536801378/9787536801370 Used Condition: Very Good
Shaanxi People's Fine Arts Publishing House 1992, China, 1992

CHINESE TEXT ONLY. 446 pp., illustrated throughout & in card slipcase. Circa 1992.

$75.81

50.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

The Great Book of Dinky Toys

The Great Book of Dinky Toys

The Great Book of Dinky Toys, Richardson, Mike; Richardson, Sue
ISBN: 1872727832/9781872727837 Used Condition: Fine
New Cavendish Books 2000, London, 2000

292 pp., Illustrated in colour and b/w. Very minor rubbing and Inner flap of jacket creased.

$227.42

150.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Harrods, a Selection from Harrods General Catalogue 1929

Harrods, a Selection from Harrods General Catalogue 1929

Harrods, a Selection from Harrods General Catalogue 1929, Harrods
ISBN: 0715387847/9780715387849 Used Condition: Very Good
David & Charles 1985, London, 1985

unpaginated, b/w illustrations a Facsimile of the 1929 catalogue of goods in store at Harrods

$37.90

25.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

A History of Architectural Theory : From Vitruvius to the Present

A History of Architectural Theory : From Vitruvius to the Present

A History of Architectural Theory : From Vitruvius to the Present, Kruft, Hanno-Walter
ISBN: 0302006036/9780302006030 Used Condition: Very Good
Princeton Architectural Press/Zwemmer 1994, New York/London, 1994

705 pp., Many b/w plates. Scarce title. Jacket slightly creased, minor shelf wear.

$272.90

180.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Rudiments of Ancient Architecture, containing an historical account of the five orders, with their proportions, and examples of each from antiques also, extracts from Vitruvius, Pliny, &c. relative to the building of the ancients. Calculated for the use of those who wish to attain a summary knowledge of the science of architecture. With a dictionary of terms. Illustrated with eleven plates.... Fourth edition, enlarged.

Rudiments of Ancient Architecture, containing an historical account of the five orders, with their proportions, and examples of each from antiques also, extracts from Vitruvius, Pliny, &c. relative to the building of the ancients. Calculated for the use of those who wish to attain a summary knowledge of the science of architecture. With a dictionary of terms. Illustrated with eleven plates.... Fourth edition, enlarged.

Rudiments of Ancient Architecture, containing an historical account of the five orders, with their proportions, and examples of each from antiques also, extracts from Vitruvius, Pliny, &c. relative to the building of the ancients. Calculated for the use of those who wish to attain a summary knowledge of the science of architecture. With a dictionary of terms. Illustrated with eleven plates.... Fourth edition, enlarged., [Ancient Architecture]
Used Condition: Very Good
J. Taylor at the Architectural Library 1810, London, 1810

xvi, 135 pp, illustrated with frontispiece and 10 further engraved plates, some foxing to pages, recent quarter antique calf with marbled boards

$250.16

165.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

The Hawks of Hawk-Hollow [Bound With] The Star and the Cloud, or, A Daughter's Love.

The Hawks of Hawk-Hollow [Bound With] The Star and the Cloud, or, A Daughter's Love.

The Hawks of Hawk-Hollow [Bound With] The Star and the Cloud, or, A Daughter's Love., BIRD, Dr. and Arthur S. ROE.
Used Condition: Good
Ward and Lock/Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1856, London, 1856

Two novels bound in one. 256; 324 pp. Half dark-green leather over marbled boards. Four gilt raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Very slight wear to extremities. Slight insect damage to eps

$45.48

30.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Modern Design in Jewellery and Fans. Special Winter Number 1901-1902 - Studio Magazine

Modern Design in Jewellery and Fans. Special Winter Number 1901-1902 - Studio Magazine

Modern Design in Jewellery and Fans. Special Winter Number 1901-1902 - Studio Magazine, Holmes, Charles (edited)
Used Condition: Very Good
Offices of the Studio [magazine] 1902, London, 1902

bound in the publisher's bevelled green gilt decorated cloth, with minor rubbing to the extremities, and some yellowing to rear cover. Sections on British, French, German Danish, Austrian and Bel

$242.58

160.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

4 Plays By William Inge - Come Back, Little Sheba ; Picnic ; Bus Stop ; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

4 Plays By William Inge - Come Back, Little Sheba ; Picnic ; Bus Stop ; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

4 Plays By William Inge - Come Back, Little Sheba ; Picnic ; Bus Stop ; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, Inge, William
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good
Random House 1958, New York, 1958

x, 304 pp., Pretty light brown half calf with brown cloth boards, by Sotheran's. TEG, gilt bordered panels on spine. Significant cuffing to the lower extremity of rear board with a portion of dis

$227.42

150.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

A Modest Enquiry Concerning the Election of the Sheriffs of London and the Right of Chusing Demonstrated to Belong Unto, and to Have Been Always Adjudged to Reside in the Lord Mayor, the Court of Aldermen and the Common Hall

A Modest Enquiry Concerning the Election of the Sheriffs of London and the Right of Chusing Demonstrated to Belong Unto, and to Have Been Always Adjudged to Reside in the Lord Mayor, the Court of Aldermen and the Common Hall

A Modest Enquiry Concerning the Election of the Sheriffs of London and the Right of Chusing Demonstrated to Belong Unto, and to Have Been Always Adjudged to Reside in the Lord Mayor, the Court of Aldermen and the Common Hall, unknown Author
Used Condition: Very Good
Henry Mead 1682, London, 1682

46 pp, pages trimmed with some oss of page numbers, foxed endpapers.

$144.03

95.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Titan's Portraits Through Aretino's Lens

Titan's Portraits Through Aretino's Lens

Titan's Portraits Through Aretino's Lens, Freedman, Luba
ISBN: 0271013397/9780271013398 Used Condition: Very Good
Penn State Press 1995, U S A, 1995

215 pp, illustrated in b/w.

$68.23

45.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Raffles 1781 - 1826

Raffles 1781 - 1826

Raffles 1781 - 1826, Coupland, R.
Used, First Edition Condition: Poor
Oxford University Press 1926, Oxford, 1926

134 pp., Hinge of fep wormed, pencil annotations throughout. Boards faded and slightly rubbed, else good..

$37.90

25.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

The 1908 Olympic Games, the Great Stadium and the Marathon - A Pictorial Record

The 1908 Olympic Games, the Great Stadium and the Marathon - A Pictorial Record

The 1908 Olympic Games, the Great Stadium and the Marathon - A Pictorial Record, Wilcock, Bob and Society of Olympic Collectors
ISBN: 0955823609/9780955823602 Used Condition: Very Good
Society of Olympic Collectors 2008, Brentwood, 2008

124 pp. Pictorial paper covers. Profusely illustrated throughout. Clean copy.

$68.23

45.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

A Commentary on William Blake's Jerusalem, Companion Volume to the Jerusalem Facsimiles

A Commentary on William Blake's Jerusalem, Companion Volume to the Jerusalem Facsimiles

A Commentary on William Blake's Jerusalem, Companion Volume to the Jerusalem Facsimiles, Wicksteed, Joseph
Used Condition: Good
Trianon Press, London

xvi 264 pp, + [xi plates], 28 plates ltd edition of 1,500 copies. Jacket fairly marked and worn, light foxing to prelims

$42.45

28.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Annual Automobile Review

Annual Automobile Review

Annual Automobile Review, Various Contributors
Used Condition: Very Good
Edita, Lausanne

8 volumes, various paginations. The first 8 issues. Issue no 1 (1953 - 1954) is in fact in paperback format, which the publishers clearly dispensed with for subsequent issues. Issues 2 and 3 are i

$909.67

600.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Five Piano Concertos. Edition Eulenburg

Five Piano Concertos. Edition Eulenburg

Five Piano Concertos. Edition Eulenburg, Beethoven, Ludwig Van
Used Condition: Very Good
Ernst Eulenburg Ltd., London

5 scores in one volume. N.d. Various paginations. Half maroon leather over maroon cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. Frontis portrait. Full scores. Binding tight. Very clean copy.

$75.81

50.00 GBP

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17 [Seventeen] String Quartets. Edition Eulenburg

17 [Seventeen] String Quartets. Edition Eulenburg

17 [Seventeen] String Quartets. Edition Eulenburg, Beethoven, Ludwig Van
Used Condition: Very Good
Ernst Eulenburg Ltd., London

17 scores in one volume. N.d. Various paginations. Half maroon leather over maroon cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. Spine slightly marked. Frontis portrait. Full scores. Binding tight. VG clean cop

$75.81

50.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

The Rock. A Pageant Play Written for Performance  at Sadler's Wells Theatre 28 May - 9 June 1934 on Behalf of the Forty-five Churches Fund of the Diocese of London. Book of Words By T. S. Eliot

The Rock. A Pageant Play Written for Performance  at Sadler's Wells Theatre 28 May - 9 June 1934 on Behalf of the Forty-five Churches Fund of the Diocese of London. Book of Words By T. S. Eliot

The Rock. A Pageant Play Written for Performance at Sadler's Wells Theatre 28 May - 9 June 1934 on Behalf of the Forty-five Churches Fund of the Diocese of London. Book of Words By T. S. Eliot, ELIOT, T. S.
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good
Faber & Faber 1934, London, 1934

86 pp. the wraps issue in very good condition, with some darkening and creasing to the spine. 1 of 1000 copies in wraps

$128.87

85.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

The Dialect of the West of England particularly Somersetshire

The Dialect of the West of England particularly Somersetshire

The Dialect of the West of England particularly Somersetshire, Jennings, James
Used Condition: Good
John Russell Smith 1869, London, 1869

167 pp, + 56 pages of adverts, with John Fowles bookplate affixed to front endboard, blue embossed cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine, some small loss to the top of the spine, l

$90.97

60.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

On Russian Music: Critical and Historical Studies of Glinka's Operas, Balakirev's Works, Etc. ...

On Russian Music: Critical and Historical Studies of Glinka's Operas, Balakirev's Works, Etc. ...

On Russian Music: Critical and Historical Studies of Glinka's Operas, Balakirev's Works, Etc. ..., Abraham, Gerald
Used, First Edition Condition: Near Fine
William Reeves, London

N.d. [1939]. 279 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Frontis and musical examples. Fresh and clean copy.

$90.97

60.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Studies In Russian Music: Critical Essays on the Most Important of Rimsky-Korsakov's Operas, Borodin's 'Prince Igor' ...

Studies In Russian Music: Critical Essays on the Most Important of Rimsky-Korsakov's Operas, Borodin's 'Prince Igor' ...

Studies In Russian Music: Critical Essays on the Most Important of Rimsky-Korsakov's Operas, Borodin's 'Prince Igor' ..., Abraham, Gerald
Used, First Edition Condition: Near Fine
William Reeves, London

N.d. [1935]. vi, 355, 16 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Illustrations and musical examples. 16 page publisher's catalogue at rear. Internally very fresh and clean.

$113.71

75.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Berlin and Its Treasures

Berlin and Its Treasures

Berlin and Its Treasures, The Proprietors of the Berlin Museum
Used Condition: Very Good
A H Payne, Desden and Liepzig

6 vols [various paginations]., N.d [circa 1850's]. Blue publisher's cloth with gilt emblems on front boards and decorative blindstamping. Illustrated with many b/w tissue guarded engravings. In 6

$341.13

225.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

The Romance of Tristan and Iseult

The Romance of Tristan and Iseult

The Romance of Tristan and Iseult, Belloc, H (trans)
Used Condition: Near Fine, Engels, Robert
George Allen 1903, London, 1903

[5] 137, [4] pp., Illustrated with beautiful full colour plates by Robert Engels. Numbered edition of 300 copies (no.229). Lovely bottle green half morocco over green cloth boards by Riviere. AEG

$720.16

475.00 GBP

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Francillon Piece En Trois Actes

Francillon Piece En Trois Actes, Dumas Fils, Alexandre
Used Condition: Very Good
Calmann Levy 1887, Paris, 1887

153 pp., Nice deep red half morocco binding with red marbled boards and endpapers. Library plate on pastedown. TEG. binding slightly rubbed, FRENCH TEXT.

$30.32

20.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

The History of Wales  from the earliest times, to its final incorporation in the hingdom of England; with notices of its physical geography, and mineral wealth; and the religion and literature, laws, customs, manners, and arts of the Welsh

The History of Wales  from the earliest times, to its final incorporation in the hingdom of England; with notices of its physical geography, and mineral wealth; and the religion and literature, laws, customs, manners, and arts of the Welsh

The History of Wales from the earliest times, to its final incorporation in the hingdom of England; with notices of its physical geography, and mineral wealth; and the religion and literature, laws, customs, manners, and arts of the Welsh, WOODWARD, B. B.
Used Condition: Very Good
James, S. Virtue 1854, London, 1854

no date [1854] 2 volumes, small 4to., pp. viii, list plts., 314 + title, 315 - 608. Both volmes with frontis. and vignette titles. In the original publisher's blue gilt and blind decorated grain

$227.42

150.00 GBP

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Cary's Traveller's Companion or a Delineation of the Turnpike Roads of England and Wales

Cary's Traveller's Companion or a Delineation of the Turnpike Roads of England and Wales

Cary's Traveller's Companion or a Delineation of the Turnpike Roads of England and Wales, Cary, John
Used Condition: Good
John Cary 1814, London, 1814

946 pp, 41 maps coloured in outline plus the environs of london map but lacking yorkshire map, soft brown leather with flap and gilt lettered spine which is worn, book is detached from front cover

$985.48

650.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

Ukiyo-E Masterpieces in European Collections: British Museum 1 / With English Supplement

Ukiyo-E Masterpieces in European Collections: British Museum 1 / With English Supplement

Ukiyo-E Masterpieces in European Collections: British Museum 1 / With English Supplement, Narazaki, Muneshige
ISBN: 0870118552/9780870118555 Used Condition: Fine
Kodansha Ltd. 1988, Tokyo, Japan, 1988

272 pp + 8 pp. supp. The first of three volumes. This sumptious volume has picture captions in Japanese and English, and is illustrated throughout

$530.64

350.00 GBP

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Cupid Turned Volunteer in a Series of Prints Designed by Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth; and Engraved By W. N. Gardiner with Poetical Illustrations By Thomas Park

Cupid Turned Volunteer in a Series of Prints Designed by Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth; and Engraved By W. N. Gardiner with Poetical Illustrations By Thomas Park

Cupid Turned Volunteer in a Series of Prints Designed by Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth; and Engraved By W. N. Gardiner with Poetical Illustrations By Thomas Park, Park, Thomas
Used Condition: Very Good
E. Harding 1804, London, 1804

Frontispiece and 11 further coloured aquatints of Cupid in military guise. Uncut in the original boards, but the spine is new, with a paper label.

$1212.89

800.00 GBP

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Tuscan Villas

Tuscan Villas

Tuscan Villas, Acton, Harold
ISBN: 050024085x/9780500240854 Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Zielcke, Alexander (photographs)
Thames & Hudson 1973, London, 1973

288 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, some fading to dustwrapper.

$90.97

60.00 GBP

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Portee De Chats De Sine

Portee De Chats De Sine

Portee De Chats De Sine, Sine
Used Condition: Good
Jean-jaques Pauvert 1958, Paris, 1958

unpaginated collection of humourous line drawings of cats. FRENCH TEXT. Slight wear to binding particularly the spine.

$30.32

20.00 GBP

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Picasso's Vollard Suite

Picasso's Vollard Suite

Picasso's Vollard Suite, Guterman, Norbert (translated By )
Used Condition: Very Good
Thames & Hudson 1956, London, 1956

xxii, [100 b/w plates] pp., Minor wear, a few small tears and a few chips to extremities of jacket. Pen ownership sigs on ffep.

$379.03

250.00 GBP

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The Silence In The Garden

The Silence In The Garden

The Silence In The Garden, Trevor, William
ISBN: 037031218x/9780370312187 Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good
The Bodley Head 1988, London, 1988

204 pp. No. 12 of 150 signed numbered copies of the first edition. Blue cloth spine over marbled boards. In original glassine wrapper. Signed by William Trevor.

$90.97

60.00 GBP

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The Pyramid

The Pyramid

The Pyramid, Golding, William
Used, First Edition Condition: Near Fine
Faber & Faber 1967, London, 1967

217 pp. Blue cloth in dw. Foyles label to front paste-down. With slip signed 'William Golding' tipped in to half title. Clean and tight copy.

$227.42

150.00 GBP

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The Compleat Angler; Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing for the perusal of Anglers, with Instructions, How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream, by Charles Cotton [ Complete ]

The Compleat Angler; Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing for the perusal of Anglers, with Instructions, How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream, by Charles Cotton [ Complete ]

The Compleat Angler; Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing for the perusal of Anglers, with Instructions, How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream, by Charles Cotton [ Complete ], Walton, Izaak and Cotton, Charles with an introduction by James Russell Lowell
Used Condition: Fine, Gorsline, Douglas W.
The Heritage Press 1948, New York, 1948

xlii., 316 pp., bound in a very attractive recent half dark green morocco, with marbled boards, and top edge burnished green. Gilt lettering to the spine, and extra gilt to the compartments, with

$303.22

200.00 GBP

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Milton Poetical Works

Milton Poetical Works

Milton Poetical Works, Milton, John
Used Condition: Very Good
Oxford University Press 1969, London, 1969

xxi, 570 pp, polished morocco binding with gilt page edges and lettering, in slightly worn slipcase.

$75.81

50.00 GBP

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The Works of  Shakespeare in 3 Volumes

The Works of  Shakespeare in 3 Volumes

The Works of Shakespeare in 3 Volumes, Shakespeare, William
Used Condition: Near Fine
Macmillan & Co, 1925, London, 1925

3 volumes, comedies, histories and tragedies in maroon publisher's leather with dark red boards and top edge gilt, illustrated in b/w, introduction by charles whibley.

$227.42

150.00 GBP

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English Landscape an Anthology

English Landscape an Anthology

English Landscape an Anthology, BARING, Maurice
Used Condition: Very Good
Oxford University Press 1916, London, 1916

122 pp, a de coverley binding in brown leather with gilt lettering and page edges, some marks to spine and name in ink on front page, compiled for the relief of russian prisoners.

$189.51

125.00 GBP

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Pack My Bag; a Self Portrait

Pack My Bag; a Self Portrait

Pack My Bag; a Self Portrait, GREEN, Henry
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good
The Hogarth Press 1940, London, 1940

246 pp., First issue red cloth and first issue jacket. Fading to the spine, clean internally. Jacket spine darkened, evidence of handling and reading wear to front and rear panels, minor chippin

$727.74

480.00 GBP

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Thucydides De Bello Peloponnesiaco

Thucydides De Bello Peloponnesiaco

Thucydides De Bello Peloponnesiaco, Thucydides ; (Christoph. Frid. Ferd. Haackivs (eds)
Used Condition: Very Good
Sumptibus Libraire Hahnianae 1820, Lipsiae,, 1820

2 vols, xxvi, 546, viii, 594 [4] pp., Bound in a nice contemporary full morocco with gilt embossed boards, gilt borders, and tooled bands on spine. Previous owner's signature and inscription in Gr

$379.03

250.00 GBP

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Le Batracomiomachia Di Omera - Greca, Latina, e Italiana

Le Batracomiomachia Di Omera - Greca, Latina, e Italiana

Le Batracomiomachia Di Omera - Greca, Latina, e Italiana, Homer ; Omero
Used Condition: Fine
Venezia: stampata da Gio. Batista Albrizzi Q. Gir 1744, Venice, 1744

(216 x 160mm), pp [iv], 27ff, lxv. Engraved Frontis. by G. Patrini after F. Zuccarelli. , 11 head and tail piece engraved vignettes and 7 engraved initials, title in red and black with engraved vi

$1137.09

750.00 GBP

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Otsu-E. Kaido Ni Umareta Minga

Otsu-E. Kaido Ni Umareta Minga

Otsu-E. Kaido Ni Umareta Minga, Nakajima, T.
ISBN: 4771300992/9784771300996 Used Condition: Fine
Kaido Ni Umareta Minga 1987, Kyoto, Japan, 1987

314 pp. Cloth in slipcase. In original cardboard box with pictorial label. 128 colour plates. 230 b&w illustrations. Japanese text. Book and slipcase in Fine condition. Slight wear to cardboard bo

$341.13

225.00 GBP

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The Allies' Fairy Book

The Allies' Fairy Book

The Allies' Fairy Book, Gosse, Edmund
Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Rackham, Arthur
J. B. Lippincott & Co. & William Heinemann n.d. 1916, Philadelphia and London, 1916

n. d. [1916]. xxii, 122pp. plus 12 colour plates and numerous in-text illustrations in black and white. The premise of the book was to bring together stories from each nation that was fighting tog

$103.10

68.00 GBP

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Gebrauchsglas: Gläser des Alltags vom Spätmittelalter bis zum beginnenden 20. Jahrhundert

Gebrauchsglas: Gläser des Alltags vom Spätmittelalter bis zum beginnenden 20. Jahrhundert

Gebrauchsglas: Gläser des Alltags vom Spätmittelalter bis zum beginnenden 20. Jahrhundert, Dexel, Thomas
ISBN: 3781402088/9783781402089 Used Condition: Near Fine
Klinkhardt & Biermann 1983, Munchen, 1983

GERMAN TEXT. 302 pp., illus. Previous owner's name stamped on front and rear pastedowns

$75.81

50.00 GBP

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Barnaby Rudge

Barnaby Rudge

Barnaby Rudge, DICKENS, Charles
Used Condition: Very Good
Baudry's European Library 1842, Paris, 1842

2 vols, vi, 316, 314 pp., Issued a year after the seperate UK edition. Bound in a pleasent gilt decorated half vellum with brown marbled boards. Vellum darkened, boards rubbed. Pen ownership sigs

$128.87

85.00 GBP

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Dictionary of Portrait Painters in Britain Up to 1997

Dictionary of Portrait Painters in Britain Up to 1997

Dictionary of Portrait Painters in Britain Up to 1997, Stewart, Brian; Cutten, Mervyn
ISBN: 1851491732/9781851491735 Used Condition: Near Fine
Antique Collectors' Club Ltd 1997, Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, 1997

502 pp. This dictionary examines over 5000 British portrait artists providing biographical information. It combines information needed by collectors, dealers, museums, libraries and auction houses

$45.48

30.00 GBP

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The History and Antiquities of Richmond, Kew, Petersham and Ham, Etc.

The History and Antiquities of Richmond, Kew, Petersham and Ham, Etc.

The History and Antiquities of Richmond, Kew, Petersham and Ham, Etc., CHANCELLOR, E. Beresford
Used Condition: Very Good
Hiscoke and Son 1894, Richmond, 1894

xxx, 410, lii pp. Original gilt-lettered green cloth. Top edge gilt. Subscriber's copy no. 84 numbered and signed by the author. Spine ends slightly edgeworn. Corners lightly bumped. List of subsc

$189.51

125.00 GBP

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Greek Gems & Finger Rings. Early Bronze Age to Late Classical.

Greek Gems & Finger Rings. Early Bronze Age to Late Classical.

Greek Gems & Finger Rings. Early Bronze Age to Late Classical., Boardman, John
ISBN: 0500160155/9780500160152 Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good
Thames & Hudson 1970, London, 1970

458 pp., with 51 colour plates & 318 line drawings. Toning to the endpapers, else a very good copy.

$90.97

60.00 GBP

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The Unwritten Laws of Fox-Hunting

The Unwritten Laws of Fox-Hunting

The Unwritten Laws of Fox-Hunting, McNeill, C F P
Used Condition: Very Good
Vinton & Co. Ltd 1911, London & Atlantic Highlands, NJ, 1911

48 pp., Gilt decorated red publisher's cloth, with hunting emblem and bevelled edges. TEG. Cloth slightly faded and marked, spine darkened.

$45.48

30.00 GBP

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Fortuny Nella Belle Epoque

Fortuny Nella Belle Epoque

Fortuny Nella Belle Epoque, Nuzzi, Cristina
ISBN: 8843510797/9788843510795 Used Condition: Good
Electa 1984, Italy, 1984

219 pp., illustrated in colour and b/w, ITALIAN TEXT spine creased, some shelf wear. Some flaking to the laminate and creasing to the spine.

$75.81

50.00 GBP

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A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan, From the Year MDCCXLV. To Which Is Prefixed a Dissertation on the Establishments Made By Mahomedan Conquerors in Indostan. In Three Volumes

A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan, From the Year MDCCXLV. To Which Is Prefixed a Dissertation on the Establishments Made By Mahomedan Conquerors in Indostan. In Three Volumes

A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan, From the Year MDCCXLV. To Which Is Prefixed a Dissertation on the Establishments Made By Mahomedan Conquerors in Indostan. In Three Volumes, Orme, Robert
Used Condition: Very Good
John Nourse 1780, London, 1780

Two volumes in three. Volume 1 dated 1780. Volumes 2 & 3 dated 1778. Volume 2 contains 'Volume II: Section the First' and volume 3 'Volume II: Section the Second.' 436, xcvii; 365; 367-739 pp. Con

$2274.18

1500.00 GBP

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A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath, Allen, James Lane
Used Condition: Very Good, Thomson, Hugh
Macmillan & Co, Ltd 1901, London, 1901

xxxii, 286 pp. Dark green full morocco. Spine gilt with five raised bands. Attractive gilt floral design to front board. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. All edges gilt. Spine slightly faded but gi

$227.42

150.00 GBP


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