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Coins of the World 1750-1850
Craig, William D.
Whitman Publishing Company Racine, Wisconsin, USA 1966 First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with dark green boards, first edition, 1030g, 756pgs. The book is arranged in two parts. Part 1 covers coins of the western world including Australia. Part 2 includes coins of africa and asia. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear. Rear board is starting to come away from internal endpapers and webbing is showing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT57  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Collecting Stamps
Grant, Neil; and Womersley, Peter
ISBN: 0583303870
Granada Publishing St Albans, England 1980 First Paperback Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first paperback edition, 190g, 127pgs. This book takes the young philatelist systematically through all aspects of this absorbing hobby. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT59  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Stamps of the World 1972
Gibbons, Stanley
ISBN: 0852594003
Stanley Gibbons Ltd London, England 1972 Thirty-Seventh Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover, no dust jacket, thirty-seventh edition, 2400gms, 1959 pages. Widely accepted as the standard work of reference, this unique volume provides a straightforward listing with prices of the postage stamps of the whole world. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and scuffing particularly to edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. This book weighs over 2kg and may incur additional postage.  Fair to Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT64  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Model Soldiers
Harris, Henry
Octopus Books Limited London 1972 Not Stated
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover book with yellow pictorial boards and dust jacket, reprint, 95pp, weighs 592gms. This book is about the exquisite minor works of art that are model soldiers, sailors and airmen which have been made by craftsmen for monarchs, private collectors and military museums. The book is accompanied by 138 illustrations in colour and black and white. These include not only single firgures, but whole armies as well as artillery wagons, other forms of transport and armaments. Book is in fair condition with heavy general wear and tear and page discolouration/spotting throughout. Endpapers have been slightly torn away and restuck. Dust jacket is well in tact with only one small tear but has major creasing. Pictorial boards are discoloured. Book has small pencil markings on inside front page. This is a fair reading copy but not suitable for collecting.   Fair/Poor
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000147  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Millers Price Guide 2003/4: Collectors Cars
Selby, Dave (ed.)
ISBN: 1840006315
Octopus Publishing Group Ltd London, England 2003 Reprint
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover book with glossy pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1180gms, 352 pages. A good solid copy with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket shows some mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000323  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Collector’s Book of Dolls, The
Gerwat-Clark, Brenda
ISBN: 0948872284
New Burlington Books London, England 1991 Reprint
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 752gms, 128 pages. Dolls through the ages - where to buy them and what to look for. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000435  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Country Life Collector’s Pocket Book of China, The
Hughes, G. Bernard
ISBN: 0600319547
Country Life Books London, England 1982 Reprint
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 414gms, 376 pages. This book includes the facts most needed by the collectors of English pottery and porcelain. The book has been divided into 8 sections: chronological summary; technical terms; catalogue of wares, ornaments and glazes; descriptive list of items; survey of important potters; products and dates of working; symbols, initials and date letters; plus symbols and official marks. Includes over 900 illustrations by Therle Hughes. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear though it is price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000439  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Miller’s Antiques Buyers Price Guide
Miller, Martin & Judith (ed.)
ISBN: 0905879155
MJM Publications Kent, England  Edition Not Stated
 Soft Cover Softcover, edition not stated, 238gms, 127 pages. This price guide has been specifically compiled to give the collector a basic general antiques guide covering a wide range of articles that can be found in antique shops throughout Great Britain. The book includes over 1,000 photographs and over 1,000 realistic valuations. Book is in fair condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. As an ex-library book it has been covered in contact and displays the expected internal stampings, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Ex-Library Fair to Good/Not Applicable
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000451  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Encyclopedia of English Period Furniture Designs
Rubira, Jose Claret
ISBN: 0806978309
Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. New York, USA 1984 Edition Not Stated
 Soft Cover Softcover, edition not stated (assumed first edition), 898gms, 352 pages.This book provides information on every important period piece you might want to build, collect or paing. It includes furniture in all of the following styles: Tudor-Stuart; Queen Anne; Chippendale; Adam; Hepplewhite; Sheraton; Colonial; and English Minorcan. The book also has over 2,500 carefully executed drawings. Book is in fair condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Cover shows creasing around corners and is heavily discoloured at back. There is sticker residue on the front cover and inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair/Not Applicable
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000478  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Pottery and Porcelain: A Guide to Collectors
Litchfield, Frederick
Adam and Charles Black London, England 1953 Sixth Edition
 Original Cloth Hardcover with red cloth boards, dust jacket missing, sixth edition, 1440gms, 356 pages. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Cloth boards show only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001202  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Watch Repairing and Adjusting
Randell, W.L.
Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd London, England 1951 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 84gms, 64 pages. Contents includes: watch work principles; historical notes; craftsmanship and mass production; tools and accessories; the verge watch; horizontal movement; lever escapements; keyless work; timing; cases and their treatment; glasses and hands; simple repairs; and the stopper. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Front cover shows scuffing and mild damage to spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair to Good/Not Applicable
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001278  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cassell’s Compendium of Victorian Crafts
Henderson, Marjorie; and Wilkinson, Elizabeth
ISBN: 0304301906
Cassell Limited London, England 1978 First UK Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dustjacket, first UK edition, 896gms, 223 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in fair condition with minor shelf wear, but has been contacted down to boards so that it can't be removed, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Fair
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001496  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Encyclopedia of Sofa, An
King, Constance
ISBN: 1875986510
Sandstone Books Leichardt, Australia 1996 Reprint
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 858gms, 127 pages. This book presents 198 photographs arranged chronologically, spanning the years c1000 BC to the present day. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT67  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Encyclopedia of Tables, An
Yates, Simon; and Wilkinson, Henrietta (ed)
ISBN: 1875986529
Sandstone Books Leichardt, Australia 1996 Reprint
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 806gms, 128 pages. This book gives an insight into the development of furniture and tables through authoritative text accompanied by more than 200 cull-colour illustrations of pieces from all over the world. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT66  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Encyclopedia of Desks, An
Bridge, Mark
ISBN: 1875986502
Sandstone Books Leichardt, Australia 1996 Reprint
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 850gms, 127 pages. This book provides a combination of design history and practical references for the collector. It includes images from museums, auction houses, private collections, and antique dealers worldwide. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT68  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Australian Commonwealth Specialists’ Catalogue, The: Kangaroos
Kellow, Geoffrey (ed)
Brusden-White Melbourne, Australia 1999 Third Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, Third Edition, 275gms, 134 pages Split into two sections, section 1: 25 pages Section 2: 109 pages. This book comprises sections 1 and 2 of The Australian Commonwealth Specialists' Catalogue. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, slight bent pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT17  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Official Price Guide to Collectibles of the ’50s and ’60s, The
Jordan, Charles. J.
ISBN: 0876375484
House of Collectibles, The New York, USA 1987 First Edition
 Paperback Paperback, First Edition, 400gms, 412 pages. Celebrate and relive the best years of our lives- and learn how to profit from '50s and '60s collectibles. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, several marks and stains to the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT19  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Antique Australia
Mason, Julie (ed)
ISBN: 0908/240252
Western Colour Print Marrickville, Australia 1982 First Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, First Edition, 225gms, 64 pages. This book presents in photos a history of New South Wales, of the fashions, mode of transport, education and of the laws. Book is in good condition with no general wear and tear, no pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 6.50 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT22  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Watches
Clutton, Cecil; & Daniels, George
B. T. Batsford Ltd London, UK 1965 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover, first edition, 1.65kg, 159pgs, coloured endpapers. Includes decorative, mechanical, and technical descriptions of watches, watch-making, and guides the collector without using baffling terminology. Ex-library book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, dust jacket is in poor condition with numerous small tears and plastic cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair/Poor
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT28  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Coins of England and the United Kingdom: Standard Catalogue of British Coins (29th Edition - 1994)
Mitchell, Stephen; and Reeds, Brian (eds)
ISBN: 1852640235
Seaby London, England 1994 29th Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, 29th edition, 710gms, 366 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, small pen mark on the inside front page. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT31  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Dictionary of Stamps in Colour, The: Over 3,000 Stamps in Colour From Every Country That Has Ever Issued Stamps
MacKay, James A.
ISBN: 0718111249
Michael Joseph Limited London, England 1973 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1825gms, 296 pages, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear, chipping and tearing to edges and corner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage.   Good/Fair
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT32  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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English Pottery & Porcelain
Honey, W. B.
ISBN: 0713609893
Adam and Charles Black London, England 1696 Sixth Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red boards and dust jacket, sixth edition, 550g, 287pgs. This book is a standard and concise survey of the pottery and porcelain from England from the medieval period to the present day. Book is in fair to good condition with all the stampings and markings expected of an ex-library book. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and a sticker mark. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Ex-Library Fair to Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT35  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Anzac Tradition, The: Between the Lines
Mendham, Dawn
ISBN: 0642149461
Australia Post Philatelic Group  1990 First Edition
 Soft Cover Soft cover, first edition, 218g, 55pgs. A beautiful collection of memorabilia used to illustrate the Anzac story. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT38  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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British Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue 1974
Gibbons, Stanley
ISBN: 0852595506
Stanley Gibbons Publications London, England 1974 Seventy-sixth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover, no dust jacket, seventy-sixth edition, 1215gms, 806 pages. This is the standard guide to postage stamp values in Britain and the British Commonwealth. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen marking from the previous owner on the inside front page. Boards are in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear, chipping and scuffing particularly to edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. This book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Fair to Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT63  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Repairing and Restoring Antiques
Introduction by Dennis Young
ISBN: 0907408656
Peerage London 1988 Reprint
 Hard Cover 187pp, profusely illus. Orig. pub as Encyclopedia of Antique Restoration and Maintenance  Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320475  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Vases of the Sea:Far Eastern Porcelain and Other Treasures: Far Eastern Porcelain and Other Treasures
Schuster, Felicia; Wolseley, Cecilia
ISBN: 0207955050
Angus & Robertson London 1974 First Edition
 Hard Cover 157pp, index, colour plates. Mainly porcelain, but also some jade, bronze, ivory and lacquer.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23890  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Royal Doulton Series Ware Volume I (one) (1)
Irvine, Louise
ISBN: 0903685078
Richard Dennis London 1980 First Edition
 Hard Cover Subjects from literature, popular illustrators, historical characters and events.112pp, photos (colour and black and white), drawings  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6149  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Complete Encyclopedia of Antiques
Ramsey, L. G. G. G. - ed
The Connoisseur London 1968 Reprint
 Hard Cover 1472pp, 100s of ills.  Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320632  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Early Russian Jewelry Work in the XI -- XVII centuries
Svirin, A. N.
 Moscow 1972 
 Hard Cover 188pp, captions to beautiful photos in 4 languages, Russian, French, English, German. Text in Russian only  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320652  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Pipe Book, The
Dunhill, Alfred
ISBN: 1558217762
Lyons Press New York, USA 1999 Facsimile Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, facsimile edition, 600gms, 262 pages. A facsimile of the definitive work on the subject of pipes on its 75th anniversary of publication. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ANT73  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Glass and Glassware
Savage, George
ISBN: 0706401433
Octopus London 1973 First Edition
 Hard Cover 128pp, index, 100s of ills.Dec. cloth cover. Ex. cond.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320879  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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WEDGWOOD
Wills, Geoffrey
ISBN: 1555213898
Chartwell Books New Jersey, U.S.A. 1989 
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout, several b/white. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly surface-scuffed only. "The story of Wedgwood ceramics is inseparable from the life story of Josiah Wedgwood, a man of humble birth who rose to become a national figure, and one of the most celebrated and influential artist craftsmen of all time. Beautifully illustrated, this book traces the history of the company from the middle of the 18th century and tells how jasper, black basalte, Queensware and many other Wedgwood products came into existence, including the dinner and dessert service of nearly 1,000 pieces made for Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. The author, a well-known writer on antiques, gives clear, concise details of the various marks and glazes, which will be invaluable to all collectors." Contents include: Foreword, Early Days, The Bell Works, Etruria I, Etruria II, From 1795, Collecting Wedgwood, Index. Book weight approx. 780g.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010075  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PHAIDON GUIDE TO GLASS
Mehlman, Felice
ISBN: 0714822027
Phaidon Press Oxford, U.K. 1982 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 256pp., 120 colour/120 b/w photographic illustrations, 95 line drawings throughout. Book square, spine firm, binding tight. Minimal shelf wear to lower boards. Silver titles to spine. Loose-plastic protected, illustrated dustjacket [not price-clipped] has surface scuffing to rear panel, and indentations, otherwise minimal scuffing. Leaves clean and unmarked, minor tanning to edges. One of a series of Phaidon authoritative compact guides. Contents include: Preface, Introduction, A short history, Drinking vessels, Serving drinks, Serving food, The desk, Lighting, For decoration, Personal use, Walls and windows, Later artists and decorative styles, Collecting, Bibliography, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 650g.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001012  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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COLLECTOR’S GUIDE TO BUYING ANTIQUE SILVER
Feild, Rachael
ISBN: 0862881692
Greenwich Publications London 1998 1st Thus
 Illustrated Gloss Boards HB/DJ 175pp., intext, b/w halftone and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Montage-style, illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Designed with the buyer in mind, covering forty-eight specific styles, with Introductory histories, Period construction, Contemporary variations, Tell-tale signs of reproduction, Price bands, Glossary and Biblio., and Index. Includes History, Hallmarks, Sideboard dishes, Candlesticks, Salvers, Tankards, Ewers, Casters, Cruets, Tureens, Teapots, Coffee pots, Tea caddies, Spoons, Flatwear, Nips and tongs, Principal silversmiths, more. Book weight approx. 860g.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003167  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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OLD FURNITURE FOR MODERN ROOMS : From the Restoration to the Regency
Wenham, Edward
G. Bell & Sons London 1939 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 204pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plaes throughout, plus numerous intext sketch-art line drawings (artwork by Edgar Holloway). Book clean. Vivid silver title over lightly cocked and bumped spine. Original green cloth boards undamaged. A tiny, original seller's sticker on front pastedown, plus a former owner's name on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn and creased, with a significant closed tear. " . . . a 'new' kind of book about old furniture . . . concerned first and foremost with old furniture as 'furniture' for everyday use, rather than as 'collector's pieces'." Contents include: Prelims., chaptered 'sections': What to Seek and Where, Old Furniture in Modern Rooms (read 1919), Some Characteristics of Different Periods, Fakes - Clever and Otherwise, Modern Companions to Old Furniture, Glossary, Biblio., Index, more. Book weight approx. 510g.  Very Good/Fair +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007284  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DOLL CLASSICS
Foulke, Jan
ISBN: 0875882986
Hobby House Press Cumberland, Maryland, U.S.A. 1987 2nd Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 208pp., numerous, intext full-colour and b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout, all of the subject discussed. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Gilt titles. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, bumped, and has a small abraded spot on front panel. Combining the photographic expertise of her husband, Howard, and her vast authoritative knowledge on the subject of antique and collectible dolls, Jan Foulke presents a pictorial overview that covers the fields of French Bisque dolls, ditto German, China, Papier-Mache and Composition, Wooden, Wax Cloth and American Composition. With an Intro., Biblio., and Index. Book weight approx. 1.05KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote  Very Good/Good +
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004935  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Fashion Illustrated. A review of women’s dress 1920-1950
Torrens, Deborah
ISBN: 0289704111
Studio Vista London 1974 First Edition
 Hard Cover 280pp, photo, drawings, even dressmaking patterns for the vintage fashionista. Cloth is a bit speckled, and dj is very chipped, but overall a very sound copy, now protected. Fabulous  Good/Fair
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320895  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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BOBBIN LACE IN PHOTOGRAPHS
Voysey, Cynthia
ISBN: 0713453311
B.T. Batsford London 1987 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 127pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated (detail of Honiton lace featuring musical instruments), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, mildly indented, negligibly edge-creased. "Having had a life-long interest in photography and for the last eighteen years in lace, it was natural Cynthia Vorsey should wish to record those exquisite pieces of needle and bobbin lace she had seen in private collections and at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter. Here she presents the best of bobbin laces from the seventeenth century to the present day. Each piece of lace featured is named and dated; they are in chronological order. The fine detailed photographs allow for a close study of each lace and its characteristic form. Lacemakers of all ages and skills will find this to be a stimulating and inspirational book . . . " Book weight approx. 870g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010387  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Railway Antiques
Mackay, James
ISBN: 0706355261
Ward, Lock London 1978 First Edition
 Hard Cover 136pp, index, profusely illus. in colour & b&w. Fascinating.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20957  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Top - Universal Toy. Enduring Pastime
Gould, D. W.
Bailey Bros & Swinfen Folkestone 1975 First UK Edition
 Hard Cover xiv,274pp, B&w drawings throughout.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21305  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Genuine Article.
Mills, John FitzMaurice; Mansfield, John M.
ISBN: 0563176431
BBC London 1979 First Edition
 Hard Cover The making and unmasking of fakes and forgeries.240pp, index, ills. Tied in with a BBC TV series on the same subject.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23520  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Going for a Song:English Furniture: Arthur Negus Talks to Max Robertson
Negus, Arthur; Robertson, Max; British Broadcasting Corporation
ISBN: 0563083220
British Broadcasting Corporation London 1977 Reprint
 Hard Cover 221pp, many ills. Vg copy in very chipped dj.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23577  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The World of Antiques
Fry, Plantagenet Somerset - Introduction by Ralph & Terry Kovel
ISBN: 0600392023
Hamlyn London 1972 Reprint
 Hard Cover 141pp, inc. index. Lavishly illus. in col. & b&w. A very nicely produced introduction to collecting.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23745  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Eighteenth Century Meissen Porcelain from the Margaret M. and Arthur J. Mourot Collection in the Virginia Museum
Miller, J. Jefferson
ISBN: 0917046137
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Richmond 1983 First Edition
 Soft Cover 68pp, photos, mainly b&w with some colour  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31086  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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FURNITURE REPAIR & REFINISHING
Nunn Richard V. And Beverly J.
ISBN: 0725402768
Ure Smith  1975 Revised
 Soft Cover Very Good/Good condition. "Concise and easy-to-follow instructions on how to repair and refinish your furniture; how to equip your workshop, make structural repairs, repair minor surface damage, remove old finish and apply the new. Fully illustrated with black-and-white photographs and drawings."  Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007960  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE PRIMER OF AMERICAN ANTIQUES
Drepperd Carl W.
Double Day  1945 First Edition
 Hard Cover Very Good/Good condition.  Very Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006788  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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COIN COLLECTING
Milne, Sutherland and Thompson
Oxford  1967 Reprint
 Hard Cover Very Good condition. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Clean compressed page edge. Dustjacket has one small chip. Black and white plates included to demonstrate examples.  Very Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005481  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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CHINA; The Country Life Collector’s Pocket Book
Hughes G. Bernard
ISBN: 0600319547
Country Life Limited, London  1977 Revised Edition
 Hard Cover Name in front. "The aim throughout the book has been to facilitate identification, and to give the collector the satisfaction of knowing about his/her specimens, their fundamental substance and how they were produced." A comprehensive guide to English pottery and porcelain with many b/w illustrations throughout.  Very Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001834  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Fine Porcelain and Pottery
Fisher Stanley W.
Octopus Books London 1974 First Edition
 Hard Cover D/j in plastic cover , 135 colour photographs of beautiful pieces of porcelain and pottery and giving a pictorial guide to English, Continental and American wares through the centuries. Also included Chinese and German work.  Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000100  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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An Encyclopedia of Tables
Yates, Simon
ISBN: 185076199X
Apple Press  1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover 128pp, index. Fully illus.in colour, invaluable reference. Book is damaged, bumped out of shape, but is spotless in vg dj.  Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25430  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Understanding Antique. A Beginner’s Guide to the World of Antiques
Watson, Lucilla
ISBN: 0867770309
PR Books French's Forest (Sydney) 1988 First Edition
 Hard Cover 193pp, index, 100s of colour ills., dec. eps.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25432  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Renniks Australian Coin and Banknote Guide
Skinner, Dion H.
Skinner & Warnes Malvern 1980 Thirteenth Edition
 Soft Cover 288pp, 100s of b&w photos. issn 0725 0010  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27878  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Collector’s History of English Pottery
Lewis, Griselda
Antique collectors' Club Woodbridge 1992 Reprint
 Hard Cover 360pp, index. Almost as new. Over 700 ills., inc. 62 full colour. Beautiful book.  Fine/Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28117  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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In Search of James Giles
Coke, Gerald
Micawber Bridgnorth 1983 First Edition
 Hard Cover xiv,257pp. Gen index + index of patterns. Many plates, auction results, appendices. Giles was a great porcelain decorator in the second half of the 18th century. Fine in dj.  Fine/Fine
Price: 105.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28118  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The History of Porcelain
Atterbury, Paul (Gen.ed.)
Orbis London 1982 First Edition
 Hard Cover 256pp, index, lavishly illus. Contributors include Geoffrey Godden, Gordon Lang and Paul Atterbury. Large h/c, near fine in dj.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28120  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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DOLLS AND DOLLS’ HOUSES
King, Constance Eileen
ISBN: 0600329291
Hamlyn London 1989 Reprint
 Hard Cover Large 4to. 256pp, 100s of colour and black & white photos. Pictorial endpapers. Gift inscription else near fine in dustjacket. Lovely book  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28123  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Enclyclopedia of Antiques
Negus, Arthur (Intro). Consultant Editor , Rosemary Klein
ISBN: 0706405293
Octopus London 1976 Reprint
 Hard Cover 480pp, lavishly illus. 100s of photos. Covers a wide variety of subjects and is an excellent reference. Large h/c in lovely pict dj, sl. chipped at edges, now repaired & protected  Very Good/Good Plus
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28129  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Minton Pottery & Porcelain of the First Period 1793-1850
Godden, Geoffrey A.
Barrie & Jenkins London 1978 Reprint
 Hard Cover xvi,168pp, marks, bibliography, index. 12 colour plates + 207 b&w photos. Blue boards, gilt on spine, in whole but creased dj with some edgewear, and a repaired tear.  Very Good/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28134  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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British Pottery. An Illustrated Guide
Godden, Geoffrey A.
ISBN: 0214200345
Barrie & Jenkins London 1990 Reprint
 Hard Cover 452pp, index. Lavishly illus. inc. colour plates. - over 600 photos in all. Beautiful copy almost as new of an excellent and pleasurable reference.  Fine/Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28135  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Chelsea and Other English Porcelain Pottery and Enamel in the Irwin Untermyer Collection
Hackenbroch, Yvonne
Harvard University Press for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Cambridge Mass. 1957 First Edition
 Hard Cover xxx, 286pp, 47 pp of colour + 100 pp of b&w photos illus. a superb collection of 18th century English ceramics. Vg in sl. worn whole pict. dj.  Very Good/Good Plus
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28169  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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