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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO JAGUAR COLLECTIBLES
Written by Ian Cooling.
Stock no. 1824608
Published by Bay View Books. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The extraordinary range of automobilia inspired by the Jaguar marque - everything except the full-size cars themselves. Square format. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 187097994X. Board corners lightly rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel and has minor foxing to verso (not visible to outside).

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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO MG COLLECTIBLES
Written by Michael Ellman-Brown.
Stock no. 1824604
Published by Bay View Books. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The extraordinary range of automobilia inspired by the MG marque - everything except the full-size cars themselves. Square format. Black cloth boards with silver title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1870979877. Minor marks to front board. Light pencil erasure mark to verso of front endpaper (minor). Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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YESTERDAY'S CHILDREN: THE ANTIQUES AND HISTORY OF CHILDCARE
Written by Sally Kevill-Davies.
Stock no. 1824206
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An enthralling and vividly written account of the history of child-raising over the last four centuries, and the everyday objects which were used. Grey cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos throughout. Colour frontis and colour pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 185149135X. Text block a little grubby. Grubby mark to lower corner of pages 286 & 287 (facing pages). Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SILVER
Written by Elizabeth De Castres.
Stock no. 2139676
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1980. Good condition.

Observers series no. 88. Laminate boards. With 96 b/w photographs and 18 line drawings. ISBN: 0723216134. Ex-lib. with stamps and surface paper damage to prelim pages. Front joint is partially cracked. Bumping to corners. Some marks and browning to covers and outer page edges. A reading copy.

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THE CABINET AND CHAIR-MAKER'S REAL FRIEND & COMPANION
Written by Robert Manwaring. Illustrated by Robert Manwaring.
Stock no. 2138804
Published by John Tiranti Ltd.. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The whole system of chair-making made plain and easy. Reprint of the 1765 edition. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Page browning. Tape glue marks to endpapers. Wrapper is edge-worn with a few nicks at corners; browning to edges of top of spine.

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THE GRANDFATHER CLOCK MAINTENANCE MANUAL
Written by John Vernon.
Stock no. 2137965
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0715384384. Spine and top edge of front cover are browned. Page edge browning.

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THE A & C BLACK COLOUR BOOKS
Written by Colin Inman.
Stock no. 2137674
Published by Werner Shaw Ltd.. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The definitive bibliography of over 800 books in 50 different series. Also inlcuded is an alphabetical list of authors and artists. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0907961053. A few very light foxspots to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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DINKY TOYS AND MODELLED MINIATURES
Written by Mike Richardson; Sue Richardson.
Stock no. 1821751
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1995. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Second Revised Edition (Third Edition). Oblong format. The Hornby Companion series. ISBN: 0904568334. Reprint. Lower front corner of board bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE SMALL-SWORD IN ENGLAND
Written by J.D. Aylward.
Stock no. 1320209
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st thus 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New and Revised edition. Orange cloth, black title label (with gilt title) to spine. 176 pages, top edge green. B/w photos. Beige endpapers. Spine bumped. Light browning to endpapers. Slight chipping to dustwrapper edges and rear panel of wrapper slightly grubby.

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THE ART OF BEDOUIN JEWELLERY: A SAUDI ARABIAN PROFILE
Written by Heather Colyer Ross.
Stock no. 1819426
Published by Arabesque. 2002. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Fourth Edition, revised. The astonishing variety of ornaments created both as adornment and negotiable assets. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0907513018. Reprint. A few marks to boards. Crinkling to pages caused by damp. A few margins marks but no damp stains. Light browning to page edges. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, scuffed to front panel.

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PONTYPOOL AND USK JAPAN WARE
Written by Reginald Nichols.
Stock no. 2132885
Published by Reginald Nichols. 1st 1981. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950541249. Heavy creasing to front cover; some grubby marks.

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COLLECTING METAL SHOULDER TITLES
Written by Ray Westlake.
Stock no. 2132795
Published by Leo Cooper. 2nd 1996. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Details of some 2000 patterns recording the titles worn by units of the Regular, Militia, Yeomanry, Volunteer, Territorial and Cadet forces of the British Army. New and revised. 2nd edition. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 199 pages includes index. ISBN: 0850525241. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front endpaper. Else a fine copy in wrapper which has lightly faded spine and light scuff marks.

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