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Antique Collectors' Dictionary, Cowie, Donald and Henshaw, Keith
1 Cowie, Donald and Henshaw, Keith Antique Collectors' Dictionary
London Arco 1962 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 17 plates and numerous illustrations in the text. This covers the entire range of antiques within the range of the ordinary collector, with the emphasis on what appears in antique shops - furniture, porcelain, pottery, silver, brass, copper, pewter, maps and prints, bibelots, bric-a-brac, Victoriana. The book is thorough, comprehensive and easy to consult. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Cat Collectibles, Flick, Pauline
2 Flick, Pauline Cat Collectibles
Royston, Hertfordshire Eagle Editions 2002 1861605242 / 9781861605245 Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy. A comprehensive guide to the fascinating world of cat collectibles - in ceramics, toys, glass, metal, textiles, prints, art and other media. Useful bibliography, price guides and collectors clubs list. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Collecting Antiques for Pleasure and Profit, Gade, Felix
3 Gade, Felix Collecting Antiques for Pleasure and Profit
London T. Werner Laurie 1921 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gilt titles with gilt ornate motifs to front on dark blue cloth blind embossed ruled. Little discernible wear nor marks with gilt and boards very clean and bright. Top edge blue, fore and lower edges uncut. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked apart from an infrequent touch of light foxing. Grey endpapers and 85 photographic illustrations. Not dated but probably c.1921 as auction prices are up to that date. A Very Good+ copy of this excellent work which is the result of twenty five years search for antique furniture, prints, china, paintings and other works of art, copiously pictured with many fine examples. A most attractive volume 7 inches by 8 3/4 inches with 222 pages. **** A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.82 KILO UNPACKED EIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST **** 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Meissen Porcelain of the Art Nouveau Period, Just, Johannes
4 Just, Johannes Meissen Porcelain of the Art Nouveau Period
London Orbis 1985 085613712X / 9780856137129 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 164 pages. Illustrated throughout. This volume provides the first comprehensive survey of Art Nouveau porcelain of the Meissen Manufactory: it reveals a number of extensive and largely unknown interrelationships with contemporary artists like Riemerschmid, Van de Velde and others. The three primary areas of artistic production at the turn of the century are subject to detailed scrutiny: decorative and household porcelain and porcelain figures. This is done by analysing the structure of the firm, the relationship between tradition and innovation, the role of international competition and the results of collaboration with freelance artists. 
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Commemorative Pottery and Porcelain, Mackay, James
5 Mackay, James Commemorative Pottery and Porcelain
London Garnstone Press 1971 0900391685 / 9780900391682 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ complete dustjacket. The first book on the subject is a stimulating and beautifully illustrated introduction to evocative objects which can be found in most households and written by a collector of them. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Antique Furniture Expert, Philp, Peter and Walkling, Gillian
6 Philp, Peter and Walkling, Gillian Antique Furniture Expert
London Century 1991 0712651004 / 9780712651004 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. Pictorial laminated boards as dustjacket printed on glosy paper. Consultant editor John Bly. A unique instant referencing system for identifying and authenticating antique furniture with a special emphasis on construction, which is the key to detecting fakes and reproductions. Illustrated by hundreds of photographs and explanatory diagrams. *** NOT EX LIB *** 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Coronation Souvenirs and Commemoratives, Rodgers, David
7 Rodgers, David Coronation Souvenirs and Commemoratives
London Latimer 1975 0901539333 / 9780901539335 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A near Fine copy apart from a mark to front board with complete dustjacket. The book describes the social, political, industrial and stylistic development of souvenirs issued by the Crown, sold as limited editions and freely distributed by corporate and charitable bodies. A wide range of commemorative items produced include coins and medallions, delft, slipware and later pottery, porcelain and bone china, silver, brass and tin, glass and enamels, toys and games, printed ephemera, paper and fabrics. 132 illustrations. *** NOT EX LIB *** 
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The Care and Repair of Antiques, Smith, Alan; Balfour, Derek: Walker, Adrian: Oliver, Jeff: Bernardout, David: Browning, Chris
8 Smith, Alan; Balfour, Derek: Walker, Adrian: Oliver, Jeff: Bernardout, David: Browning, Chris The Care and Repair of Antiques
Godalming, Surrey CLB 1995 1858332877 / 9781858332871 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with pictorial laminated boards as dustjacket which is also Fine and complete. The book provides practical illustrated advice for repairing, restoring and caring for Woodframe Furniture, Re-Upholstery Techniques, Wood Finishing, Old China and Ceramics, Rugs and Carpets, Antique Metalware. Written by skilled craftsmen, all of whom are also experienced teachers, it is illustrated by colour photographs and line drawings to simplify any technique. PLEASE NOTE: A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.89 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 
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