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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF KITCHEN ANTIQUES
Written by John Woodforde. Illustrated by Trevor Aldous.
Stock no. 1827943
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Observer book No. 97. Laminate boards. Illustrating and describing of 230 household objects from the 17th century to the 20th century. ISBN: 0723216371. Spine lightly browned and red title to spine faded to pink. Lower corners lightly bumped. Edges of pastedowns are grubby. Text block and endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean.

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MECHANICAL TOYS: HOW OLD TOYS WORK
Written by Athelstan Spilhaus; Kathleen Spilhaus.
Stock no. 1827855
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A detailed and lavishly illustrated guide to the development of the mechanical toy of which the authors are owners of more than three thousand mechanical and antique toys. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0709038577. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and has a small edge-tear (no loss) to top of spine, rear panel is lightly scuffed.

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FOUNTAIN PENS: VINTAGE AND MODERN
Written by Andreas Lambrou.
Stock no. 1827110
Published by Philip Wilson Publishers. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This edition specially produced for Parker Pen Limited. A book for all collectors and historically-minded users of modern pens. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0856673625. Corners of boards lightly bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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YESTERDAY'S CHILDREN: THE ANTIQUES AND HISTORY OF CHILDCARE
Written by Sally Kevill-Davies.
Stock no. 1826740
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good 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. Reprint. Light shelf wear to base of spine. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE RICH DESIGNS OF CLARICE CLIFF
Written by Richard Green; Des Jones.
Stock no. 1826335
Published by Rich Designs. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The best of the "Bizarre" years. Every single one of Clarice Cliff's finest designed illustrated in colour. Large format. ISBN: 0952635410. Top of spine bumped. Glue which binds the free front endpapers to the contents has dried out and therefore the endpapers are unstuck inside the front hinge. Otherwise, contents clean and bright. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF KITCHEN ANTIQUES
Written by John Woodforde. Illustrated by Trevor Aldous.
Stock no. 1325769
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Observer book No. 97. Laminate boards. Illustrating and describing of 230 household objects from the 17th century to the 20th century. ISBN: 0723216371. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Endpapers lightly foxed and marked.

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THE POLICEMAN'S LOT
Written by Mervyn Mitton.
Stock no. 1325293
Published by Quiller Press. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos of antique British police equipment including truncheons & tipstaves. ISBN: 0907621503. Spine and corners slightly bumped. A few spots to contents, some pages 'stuck' together by damp(?) but easily separated (although some very slight surface paper damage may occur). Price cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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THE HISTORY OF CLOCKS AND WATCHES
Written by Eric Bruton.
Stock no. 1825545
Published by Black Cat. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0748102450. A nice copy.

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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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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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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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WARMAN'S JEWELRY
Written by Christie Romero.
Stock no. 1318066
Published by Wallace-Homestead Book Company. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

An indepth look at jewelry. More than 300 black and white photographs. Historical information, hallmarks, manufacturers' marks, references, 16 colour photos and a time line chronicling the history of jewelry. Cardwraps. 271 pages including index. ISBN: 0870696963. Slight rubbing to cover edges. A few light scuff marks to textblock.

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