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A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with some darkening to the spine. Pp.xii,80 + 73 illustrations at end. Frontispiece. A collective exhibition of the silver of the Oxford colleges. The exhibition "may claim to be an exceptionally complete illustration of the history of the silversmiths' craft in England from medieval times until craftsmanship was debased and commercialized in the latter part of the nineteenth century".
Published : Oxford University Press 1928, First Edition
A very good copy in flexible maroon covers lettered and decorated in white on the upper board. A nice copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. 147 pages. Many illustrations. The story of Northrop looms.
Published : The British Northrop Loom Company Ltd, Blackburn 1905,
Hardback. . A fair copy in rather worn and marked boards. First gathering loose. Pp.iv,288. Six full-page hand- coloured fashion plates (dated 1862 or 1863). Illustrations in text.
Published : S. O. Beeton, London,
Hardback. A good copy in green boards lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. Some tears in cloth at spine edges. Pp.iv,387. Everything from the best method of keeping eggs to the London fog and "useful hints to those who travel in omnibuses". A fascinating compendium.
Published : Orr and Smith, London 1836, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in a half leather binding with rather worn marbled boards. Rebacked with old spine laid down. Small bookplate, ownership inscription dated 1852 and some ink writing on front end-papers. Pp.[xxiv],xxx,351 + 1 page publisher's adverts. Frontispiece and 9 plates. Some foxing. A comprehensive general cookery book with Part XII being "Cookery for the Sick and for the Poor" and Part XIII being "Various Receipts and Directions to Servants." Also included are "Miscellaneous Observations for the Use of the Mistress of a Family." Has been described as "the most popular English cookbook of the first half of the nineteenth century."
Published : John Murray, London 1807,
A good copy in cloth boards with rather worn printed title label. Tears in the cloth at the spine edges. A little ink writing on the title page gives the name and dates of the author. Pp.xii,286.
Published : Hunt and Clarke, London 1828, First Edition
A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xx,935. 12 plates. 537 musical examples. "Provides a comprehensive overview of this most diverse of musical periods."
Published : Oxford University Press, Oxford 1990,
Hardback. A very good copy in marooon cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xix,268. Colour frontispiece and 29 black and white illustrations.
Published : Tudor Publishing Company, New York 1938,
A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper which is a little faded at the edges. 435pp. 32 maps, views and other illustrations. First published in 1942 this is an authoritative source on Shakespeare's famous theatre.
Published : Constable, London 1961,
4to. A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper with an internal sellotape repair. Ownership inscription. 159pp. 168 illustrations.
Published : Scolar Press, London 1979, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. 184pp. Many illustrations.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1971, First Edition
A very good copy in attractively gilt decorated black boards. 215pp. Frontis. Musical illustrations.
Published : Kegan Paul, London 1897,
Hardback. A very good copy in a superb full tooled calf binding by Zaehnsdorf with emblems in blind round the upper and lower boards. Bevelled edges. Five raised bands on spine. Lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. Edges stained red. Marbled end-papers. A clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,536. 30 illustrations including colour with some photographs and chromolithographs. Text in French translated from the English by Paul de Felice. Photographs available on request.
Published : Grassart, Paris 1886,
4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has a two inch scrape on the front panel. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 119 pages. Numerous illustrations, mostly in colour. This is mainly a description/ discussion of some of the author's wood carvings.
Published : Published By the Author By Direct POD 2011, First Edition
Two hardback books housed in a box published to accompany an exhibition to commemorate the bicentennial of Mozart's death. Mozart's Thematic catalogue is in fine condition. Mozart; Prodigy of Nature is coming away from its binding. Also included is a card (housed in an envelope) showing the last pages from the Thematic Catalogue and referring to "this special edition Mozart book set". The box is in good condition but starting to tear at the corners.
Published : The British Library and Pierpont Morgan Library, London and New York 1991, First Edition
Hardback. First edition thus. A good copy in blue cloth with title piece on spine (and spare title piece in back of book). No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Pp.xiv,524. Essays on theatical matters. One of 780 copies this is the eighth volume of Beerbohm's Works.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1924,
Oblong 4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 270 pages. 158 illustrations of which 111 are in colour.
Published : Thames & Hudson, London 1988, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Faded stamp of previous owner (or original bookseller?) on front free end-paper otherwise a clean copy internally. Pp.259 + 30pp Appendix. Illustrated. "It is particularly gfratifying to the author to know that "Sea Cookery" is looked upon as a standard book for the men in the catering department on vessels throughout the whole world." This fourth edition is "greatly enlarged" and includes foreign dishes including curries for the first time. Surprisingly scarce for a book which went through a number of editions.
Published : James Munro & Company Limited, Glasgow 1920,
A very good, bright, copy in red cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt on upper board. Bevelled edges. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[xii],388. Portraits and illustrations. Music examples. This is a reprint of the enlarged second edition of 1954 with a new preface which states it remains "as the author left it, a pioneer work for the instruments he loved."
Published : Schott & Co, London 1972,
Hardback. Lacks part of the spine and therefore a reading/working copy only. Top edge gilt. Pp.xv,383. Contains 172 facsimiles of early typography, book illustrations, printers' marks, bindings, numerous borders, initials, head and tail pieces and a frontispiece.
Published : H. Grevel & Co, London 1890,
A near fine copy. 160 pages. The book is a celebration of two films by Doherty; "Ghost Story" and "Buried." The book reproduces stills from each film. There is a short Introduction by Fiona Bradley and a new text by Doherty entitled "Some Notes on Problems and Possibilities." The book was published for an exhibition at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh.
Published : The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh 2009, First Edition
Some fading to spine of wrapper otherwise a very good copy in a very good wrapper. 159pp. 173 illustrations.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1981, First Edition
A good copy in decorated red cloth darkened on the spine. All edges gilt. Lacks front end-paper. 201pp. Frontispiece and 18 figures.
Published : Novello, Ewer & Co, London 1879, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little darkened and marked on spine. Ownership inscription. 283pp. Many illustrations. Chapters on many different crafts e.g. the weaver, the baker and the cook,the sculptor and the builder, the worker in wood etc.
Published : George G. Harrap, London 1936, First Edition
Large 4to. Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Small ownership inscription. 247 pages. Consists mainly of the calotypes with a short commentary on each. There is also an Introduction and a few pages on "The Disruption Painting" by Hill.
Published : Studio Vista, London 1973, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which shows some fading. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,108. Frontispiece and 54 illustrations. A study of the hand-made lace industry in the east Midlands in the 19th century and of Thomas Lester a key figure in the industry.
Published : Ruth Bean 1981, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Small tear in cloth at head of spine. Bookplate. Not foxed. Pp.xxvii,153 + 60 full-page plates at end.
Published : Ernest Benn, London 1925, First Edition
4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 192pp. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1994,
Hardback. A very good copy in the original boards. In a good plus dustwrapper which has minor edge tears/chips and which shows some soiling to the rear panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some end-paper foxing but otherwise clean internally. Pp.l,439. Described as contaiing "over eleven hundred recipes from old family MS. books, with a number of special additions on invalid and convalescent foods, etc." Uncommon to find such an early edition in such a nice dustwrapper. Photographs available on request.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1932,
A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 366 pages. Many illustrations including colour. Covers the ceramics of the world for the period from 1800 to 1960.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1986, First Edition
4to. A very good copy. Paperback. 160pp. Numerous colour illustrations.
Published : Amphoto, New York 1987,
Hardback. A very good two volume set in an attractive dark blue full leather binding lettered and decorated in gilt. Five raised bands on spine. Top edges gilt. No ownership inscription. Pp.xxviii,228 (continuous pagination). 223 of 227 plates. Plates 139,140,204 and 223 not bound in. Moderate foxing but a handsome looking set.
Published : Chapman and Hall, London 1872, First Edition
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper but for gift inscription on f.e.p. 238pp. 125 illustrations. Stated to be the first real teaching manual on the craft of woodturning and to be the standard work on the subject.
Published : Bell & Hyman, London 1979,
A good copy in rather darkened and dusty white boards. A little pencilled underlining to early pages.138pp. Frontis and four illus. The biography of the discovereer of English china-clay and the first maker in England of true porcelain.
Published : E.Hicks, Junr., London 1895, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 281 pages. Numerous illustrations, many in colour. This is a history of the Lan Na princes, their alliances and the textiles and dress of their 19th century courts.
Published : River Books, Bangkok 2002, First Edition
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 182 pages. Numerous illustrations.
Published : Studio Vista/Christie's, London 1980, First Edition
Hardbacks. 4to. A near fine two volume set in near fine dustwrappers. Vol. I is a 1982 reprint. 421 pages. Vol. II is a 1989 first edition. 239 pages. Both volumes profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. With more than 3,300 entries in the two volumes they constitute the standard reference work for these popular and much collected wares. Please note these heavy books will require extra postage.
Published : Antique Collectors' Club Ltd 1989,
4to. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 125pp + 60 photographs by Cunningham at end. Further illustrations in text.
Published : Gordon Fraser, London 1979, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Small previous owner's inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xvii,413. 12 colour plates. Black and white illustrations in text. Described as "a meticulously researched social history" of the part played by ice in history in relation to food.
Published : Michael Joseph Ltd, London 1994, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 136pp. 56 plates.
Published : Frederick Muller, London 1977, First Edition
A good plus copy in wraps. Spine a little torn at ends and smallish part of title piece missing. Internally a very good, clean copy. Unopened. Pp.xxiv,352 + loose errata page. 72 plates. A biographical dictionary of 18th century European furniture makers.
Published : Les Editions D'Art et D'Histoire, Paris 1953,
A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black. Bevelled edges. Upper board a little marked. This is no. 106 of the small paper edition of 500 copies. Pp.xvi,98. 27 illustrations. Three of the six chapters are on Andrew Myllar.
Published : J & J.P. Edmond & Spark, Aberdeen 1885, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 237 pages. Numerous illustrations. Includes the scripts of Douglas's trilogy: "My Childhood," My Ain Folk," and "My Way Home" together with various articles about Douglas and his film-making.
Published : BFI Publishing in Association with the Scottish Film Council, London 1993,
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper (designed by Frank Brangwyn) with a few closed edge tears two of which have been internally repaired. A clean, attractive, copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 57pp + 100 plates. Covers interior decoration, furniture and woodwork, carpets and textiles, metalwork, lighting and heating, pottery and glass.
Published : F. Lewis, Benfleet, Essex 1935, First Edition
Hardback. Nd (1890s?) Large 4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in red. Some mainly end-paper and edge foxing. 218 pages. Includes the words and music to many of the finest Scots traditional ballads together with a Note on each ballad. As the editor says: "Probably no country in Europe was richer than mediaeval Scotland in popular minstrelsy".
Published : Bayley & Ferguson, London, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but just a little faded on the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 272 pages. This is a selection of Fenton's theatre reviews.
Published : Jonathan Cape, London 1983, First Edition
A good copy in a fair dustwrapper with a number of chips. Some splashing to title page but otherwise a nice copy internally. Pp.vii,126 + adverts at front and back. 58 illustrations. Difficult to find in first edition.
Published : Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd., London 1932, First Edition
A near fine copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xii,130. 8 colour plates. Numerous black and white illustrations. A study of the fine European book bindings - mainly from the 16th-18th centuries- in Marsh's Library, Dublin.
Published : Ashgate Publishing Limited 2004, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and with harp in gilt on upper board. A little wear to spine ends and board tips. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,,320. Six illustrations. Includes a memoir of Edward Bunting in nine chapters, a memoir of Arthur O'Neill in four chapters, three chapters of the diary and letters of Patrick Lynch and chapters on the harp in ancient Ireland, the last harpers, famous harps etc.
Published : John Murray, London 1917,
A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on spine and upper board. Pencilled ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xxvii,422 + 6pp adverts. 5 wood engravings. 8 (of 9) chromolithographs, lacking the plate at page 278. The author was at one time head chef to Queen Victoria.
Published : Chapman and Hall, London 1866,
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