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GUIDE TO THE NATIONAL AND PROVINCIAL DIRECTORIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES, EXCLUDING LONDON, PUBLISHED BEFORE 1856
Written by Jane E. Norton.
Stock no. 1322439
Published by The Royal Historical Society. 1st thus 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Royal Historical Society Guides & Handsbooks 5. Reprinted with corrections (1st published 1950). Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 241 pages. ISBN: 0861931025. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Small white address label to front free-endpaper. Cream dustwrapper is ever so slightly grubby.

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BRITISH BOOKPLATES: A PICTORIAL HISTORY
Written by Brian North Lee.
Stock no. 2136457
Published by David & Charles. 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 071537785X. Wrapper is unevenly faded with edge-creasing; a few chips; some marks.

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COLLECTIBLE INVESTMENTS FOR THE HIGH NET WORTH INVESTOR
Written by Stephen Satchell.
Stock no. 1823059
Published by Academic Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Experts in investing and various types of collectibles analyze the financial aspects of investing in collectibles. Chapters are addressed to wealth managers, financial advisors, portfolio managers, and investment officers in private banks, money management firms, and wealth management firms to help their clients wisely invest in collectibles e.g. art, cars, wine, books. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780123745224. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF INDUSTRIAL EFFICIENCY AND FACTORY MANAGEMENT (BOOKS, MAGAZINE ARTICLES, ETC.)
Written by H.G.T. Canons.
Stock no. 2136072
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1920. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green/blue cloth with gilt title to spine. With many annotations and indexes of authors and of subjects. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Foxing and some browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE GOLDEN AGE OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Written by Richard Dalby. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith; Kay Nielsen; Edmund Dulac; Millicent Sowerby; Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1321533
Published by Michael O'Mara books Limited. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Short biographies of more than 50 of the artists whose talents helped to create the Golden Age. Large format, green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1854790412. Spine and corners are bumped and rubbed. Pale page edge browning. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with a small nick to top of spine.

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COVER ME THE VINTAGE ART OF PAN BOOKS: 1950-1965
Written by Colin Larkin.
Stock no. 2135269
Published by Telos Publishing Ltd. 2020. Nearly fine condition.

An Appraisal. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour artwork. ISBN: 9781845839888.

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SIXPENNY WONDERFULS 6D GEMS FROM THE PAST
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320956
Published by Chatto & Windus; The Hogarth Press. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations of the front covers of books first published between 1880 and 1914. ISBN: 0701139366. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed, tiny indentation to top edge of front cover. Erased pencil markings to endpapers.

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ENGLISH COLOURED BOOKS
Written by Martin Hardie.
Stock no. 1821318
Published by Methuen & Co.. 1st 1906. Almost very good condition.

A classic, comprehensive study of colour printing. The text is enhanced by 28 plates spanning the history of coloured book illustration techniques. Red cloth boards, gilt title and tooling to spine, blind title and pattern to front board. xxiv and 339 pages including index. Small stain to rear board. Corners bumped and rubbed. Top & tail of spine lightly worn with small nick in the cloth to base of spine. Endpapers browned. Scattered foxing throughout. All plates present. Some hinges pulled.

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ENGLISH BOOKS WITH COLOURED PLATES 1790-1860
Written by R.V. Tooley.
Stock no. 1820959
Published by Dawson. 1979. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Revised edition with appendix. A Bibliographical Account of the most Important Books illustrated by English Artists in Colour Aquatint and Colour Lithography. ISBN: 0712909052. Board edges rubbed. Endpapers & text block grubby. Price-cut green dustwrapper is split in two at front spine edge and is edge-worn.

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OF THE DECORATIVE ILLUSTRATION OF BOOKS OLD AND NEW
Written by Walter Crane. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 2128763
Published by Bracken Books. 1st thus 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reproduction of the 1896 original edition, a comprehensive guide to many facets of early work in the field and important evidence of Victorian taste and the influences with shaped it. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 243 pages. ISBN: 0946495416. Some browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has a few marks and is faded to spine.

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WHO'S WHO IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS A TREASURY OF THE FAMILIAR CHARACTERS OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Margery Fisher.
Stock no. 1816654
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A personal collection of characters, some famous and others less familiar, from the world of children's fiction. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and vignette to front board. Red and white pictorial endpapers. Colour and b/w plates plus b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297770373. Light browning to text block, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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