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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
Small 4to Hard Cover 157pp, index, colour plates. Mainly porcelain, but also some jade, bronze, ivory and lacquer.  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
8vo 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
Thick 4to Hard Cover 1472pp, 100s of ills.  Very 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 
4to 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
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
Folio 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 
4to - over 9" - 12" Tall 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 +
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004935  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HORROR COMICS: The Illustrated History
Benton, Mike
ISBN: 0878336613
Taylor Publishing Dallas, Texas 1991 First Edition, 1st Impression
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 144pp. Colour Illustrated throughout, a diverse selection of comic covers [and text]. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, area of damp-stain [not affecting front] on reverse side. No 1. in 'The Taylor History Of Comics' series, contents include: 12 chapters, viz: Origins of the horror comic book, Horror comics of the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's 90's, Horror comic controversy, The day horror comics died, Return of horror comics, Collecting horror comis, A guide & checklist, Biblio., Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 950g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Near Fine
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002702  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
4to 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
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010387  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Discovery and Exploration
McCormick, Anne Catherine; McDonnell, Derek James
ISBN: 1875567216
Hordern House Pty Ltd Sydney Australia 1998 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover This catalogue describes some 481 items, relating to exploration and discovery, including numerous illustrations and bibliographical references. Hint of curling to top outer corner, otherwise fine. 592g.  Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006125  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Modern Collectible Dolls: Identification and Value Guide
Moyer, Patsy
ISBN: 0891457852
Collector Books Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.A. 1997 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Laminated Boards 215pp. 1.07kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004795  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Treasury of Kathe Kruse Dolls Album 3
Richter, Lydia
ISBN: 0895863316
Hp Books Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. 1984 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover 128pp, for beginning and advanced collectors. Includes distinctive characteristics of individual doll types, beautiful close-ups and photos, and a survey chart of all Kathe Kruse Doll types.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004796  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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A Collector’s Guide to Ideal Dolls: Identification and Value Guide
Izen, Judith
ISBN: 0891455663
Collector Books Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.A. 1993 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover 256pp. 850g.  Near Fine
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004797  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Lewis Sorensen’s Doll Scrapbook Volume I
Lewis Sorensen; Don Thorup
Thor Publications California 1976 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth Small chips and tears to wrapper, owner inscription on front endpaper. The author is an artistic genius in the world of wax dolls. Pages are taken from his voluminous scrapbooks, together with photographs of his own work. 1.35kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004799  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Ultimate Doll Book
Goodfellow, Caroline
ISBN: 0888502087
Dorling Kindersley London 1993 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth 160pp. 1.04kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004800  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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A Hug of Teddy Bears
Bull, Peter; Irving, Enid
ISBN: 0906969433
Herbert Press London 1984 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth 96pp. 520g. Dustwrapper has a crease in the front cover and the back flap, age toned on reverse. Book is lightly rubbed on spine ends.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004804  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Madame Alexander Collector’s Dolls II: Second Series
Smith, Patricia R.
ISBN: 0891451455
Collector Books Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.A. 1981 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover 221pp. Packed with photographs. 1.12kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004805  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Modern Collectors Dolls
Smith, Patricia R.
ISBN: 0517537192
Collector Books Kentucky 1979 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth Couple of tiny marks on green clot covers, "Marionette Doll Shop & Hospital" stamp on front cover and endpapers, very faint age toning to endpapers. 272pp. Packed with photographs. Includes index to pictures and numbers/lettes/symbols. 1.25kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Good+
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004806  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Antique Dolls and Toys for Collectors
Roeder, Romy
ISBN: 086417036X
Kangaroo Press Australia 1985 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth 112pp. Clean and unmarked. Includes an appendix with manufacturer markings and trademarks. 480g.  Near Fine
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004786  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Encyclopedia of Regional Dolls of the World
Fainges, Marjory
ISBN: 0864175957
Kangaroo Press Australia 1994 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth 160pp. Clean with no inscriptions. 1cm tear in dustwrapper and very minor rubbing to cover corners and spine ends. 850g.  Near Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004788  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Pollock’s History of Dolls & Toys - English Dolls & Toys
Kenneth and Margeurite Fawdry; Deborah Brown
ISBN: 185648162x
Promotional Reprint Company Ltd United Kingdom 1993 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Laminated Boards 214pp. Light edgewear to unclipped wrapper (no tears), corner crease and initials PRC on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine. 815g.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004790  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Effanbee: A Collector’s Encyclopedia 1949 - Present
Axe, John
ISBN: 0875884237
Hobby House Pr Inc Grantsville, Maryland, U.S.A. 1994 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover 292pp. Two corner bumps and a hint of age speckling to endpapers and edges. 1.05kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004791  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Treasury of French Dolls - Album 2
Richter, Lydia;Richter, Joachim Franz
ISBN: 0895863294
H.P. Books  1984 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Laminated Boards 128pp. Outstanding guide for the beginning or advanced collector. It includes a glossary, explains the criteria of collecting, how to identify reproductions and forgeries, and shows doll costumes in detail. The semiautomatic doll section includes Marquis Fumeur, the doll of Roullet & Decamps and Jumeau that really smokes! 743g.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004793  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Trade Marks of the 20s And 30s
Baker, Eric; Blik, Tyler
ISBN: 0207161119
Angus & Robertson NSW, Australia 1989 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Vertical shade line visible on back cover when held up to light, otherwise fine. 430g.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002988  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Caskets from Cordoba. Victoria & Albert Museum
John Beckwith
Her Majesty's Stationary Office London 1960 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover 15mm and 5mm tears on spine joints, otherwise near fine. 72pp, 33 plates.   Very Good
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003301  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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