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A classic reference work, of interest to collectors of British militaria and those interested in British military history. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Shelf wear to top & tail of spine with slight fading to top of spine. One or two foxspots and grubby marks but generally contents clean. Plain dustwrapper with red titles is worn at corners with slight loss, faded to spine and grubby.
ROSEWOOD TO REVOLUTION: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CENTREPIN FISHING REEL
Written by John Stephenson.
Stock no. 1813070
1st 1993. Very good condition.
The rocky path to glory that culminated with the magnificent centrepins of the late Victorian era. Cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations, a few colour photos. 287 pages. A few light scuff marks to covers and text block. Contents clean.
THE COLLECTOR'S BOOK OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Written by Eric Quayle.
Stock no. 2122426
Published by Studio Vista. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Describing works from the late 16th century to the present day.Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0289702038. A few light marks to covers. Wrapper is a little faded to spine.
The material is drawn from the Opie collection of rare children's books, toys and games. Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1851453342. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.
Blue cloth. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Some light fade marks along cover edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned/faded with some edge-creasing and a few grubby marks.
Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. A comprehensive collation of books illustrated by coloured plates and published in England between 1790 and 1860, with the exception of books on Botany and Ornithology. A definitive bibliography which represents a necessary standard work to all collectors of coloured plate books. Some scuffing to corners and top & tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge chipped with some tears and loss, and corner cut from front flap.
Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 8322320574. Some marks to cloth. Damp marking to very bottom of cover edges. Some foxing and page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks.
THE CERAMIC ART OF CHINA AND OTHER COUNTRIES OF THE FAR EAST
Written by William Bowyer Honey.
Stock no. 2117061
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Peach/Orange cloth with gilt titles; vignette to front cover. 3 colour plates. Numerous b/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fade patches to spine and a couple of cover edges. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is faded to spine with tears and loss to edges; creased with some grubby marks.
Observer book No. 97. Laminate boards. Illustrating and describing of 230 household objects from the 17th century to the 20th century. ISBN: 0723216371. Minimal bumping to base of spine. Large but very neat inscription in ink to front endpaper. Early pages have some slight bumps to edges otherwise contents fine.
A book for collectors of English Watercolours. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates. ISBN: 0212983695. Corners lightly rubbed, boards nice and bright. Contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and lightly worn.
Observers series no. 88. Laminate boards. With 96 b/w photographs and 18 line drawings. ISBN: 0723216134. Slight bumping to spine and a couple of tiny indentations to lower cover edges. Light crease to front free-endpaper.
Observers series no. 88. Laminate boards. With 96 b/w photographs and 18 line drawings. ISBN: 0723216134. Red title to spine faded. Slight discoloured patch to front cover.