First Edition. London New York Toronto, Oxford University Press, 1961. 14.5cm x 22cm. xii, 144 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear.
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Irish Georgian Silver. With a Preface by T. Kenneth Weir. Master of the Goldsmith Company of Dublin, 1971.
First Edition. London, Cassell & Company Ltd., 1972. 22 x 28 cm, xiv, 369 pages. With hundreds of B&W photographs and Illustrations. Original dark blue cloth boards. Excellent condition with only minor sign of shelf wear. Top of spine shows a small tear (ca. 1 cm). Ex Library. There is a ‘Withdrawn From Stock’ stamp on the front paste down and some faint glue stains on the front free end paper. The name of the university(University of Keele) is embossed on the bottom of the title page (very small and neat). Text block and illustrations are clean and bright.
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The ABC of Collecting Old English China. Giving a Short History of the English Factories, and showing how to apply Tests for Unmarked China before 1800.
Second edition. London, The London Opinion Curio Club, 1908. 23 x 15 cm. 142 pages with 75 illustrations. Original Hardcover. Good condition with minor external wear and some foxing.
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The Principles of Practical Perspective; or, Scenographic Projection: Containing Universal Rules for Deliniating Designs on Various Surfaces, and taking Views from Nature, by the Most Simple and Expeditious Methods. To which is added, Rules for Shadowing, and the Elements of Painting. The whole treated in a Manner calculated to render the Science of Perspective and Art of Drawing Easy of Attainment to every Capacity.
First Edition. Illustrated with Fifty-One Plates. London, Printed for Samuel Leigh, in the Strand, 1815. 30 x 23.5 cm. xviii, 96 text pages and 51 Plates, as listed. Including one colour Plate (XXXIX) which is at times used as a Frontispiece, but is bound here in the correct position between pages 56 and 57. Dark green half calf over marbled boards. Dark red spine label with gilt title. Marbled end papers. Very good condition. Binding severely rubbed and bumped. Corners worn with some material losses (see images), Edges and end papers age darkened. Internally dust dulled and mildly foxed. Small bookseller sticker on front pastedown.Name of previous owner in ink on verso of front free end paper.
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The Collector’s Hand-book of Marks and Monograms on Pottery & Porcelain of the Renaissance and Modern Periods. Selected from His Larger Work.
London, Reeves and Turner, 1906. 19.5cm x 13cm. XXX, 234 pages. With historic illustrations. Original Hardcover. Good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Gilted cover and spine.
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The Keramic Gallery. Containing several Hundred Illustrations of Rare Curious and Choice Examples of Pottery and Porcelain from the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the XIXth Century. With Historical Notices and Descriptions.
Second Edition, revised and edited by William Chaffers. London New York, Gibbings and Company, 1907. 17cm x 26.5cm. XXII, 468, (4) pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition but with some stronger signs of external wear. Corners bumped. Binding still very firm and the text in clean and very good condition.
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Old English Plate. Ecclesiastical, Decorative, and Domestic: Its Makers and Marks.
Ninth Edition. London, John Murray, 1906. 23 x 15 cm. xxiv, 524 pages. With 131 Illustrations and upwards of 2,600 Facsimiles of Plate Marks. Original green cloth with gilt decorations and title on spine. Dark end papers. Very good condition. Binding rubbed, bumped and damp stained. Edges and end papers age darkened. One corner cut of front free end paper. Gift inscription in ink: ‘T.K.E.Lees from M.W.M. & G.B. Portman With very best wishes April 11th 1907’. Some pages uncut. Occasional foxing throughout.
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Bookbinding. It’s Background and Technique.
Second Edition. Two Volumes – Complete. New York, Hacker Art Books, 1979. 23 x 15 cm. Vol.1: xxi, 251 pages plus 91 Plates / vi, 406 pages. Illustrated in B&W. Original decorated cloth. Hard cover. In original dust jackets (both dust jackets are for Volume 2!). Very good condition. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. A very clean and bright set.
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