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WOODEN BYGONES OF SMOKING AND SNUFF TAKING
Written by Edward H. Pinto.
Stock no. 2127060
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Dark red cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. SIGNED by author to half-title page, which has some surface paper damage/lifting to top of page and front endpaper opposite. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned with a couple of small closed tears.
FUNDAMENTALS OF FIGURE CARVING
Written by Ian Norbury.
Stock no. 2126634
Published by Stobart Davies. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A highly visual study illustrated with over 350 superb drawings and photographs of carving the human figure in wood. Large format. ISBN: 0854420592. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased.
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Percy Macquoid. Illustrated by S. Slocombe.
Stock no. 1814367
Published by Lawrence And Bullen Ltd.. 1st 1904. Very good condition.
The Age of Oak, The Age of Walnut, The Age of Mahogany, and The Age of Satinwood. Very large, heavy volumes. Red cloth boards, gilt titles with publisher vignette to front. Top edges gilt. 15 colour plates, after Shirley Slocombe, per volume with titled tissue-guard. Numerous b/w illustrations by the author. First published 1904; 1905; 1906; and 1908 respectively. Uneven fading to cloth and spines are very faded with a few marks. Slight fraying to board corners. Some scattered foxing present, some foxing to plates - some badly foxed to margins, others just a little, others clean. All plates and tissue-guards present. Some plates detached mostly in The Age of Oak, some of these are worn at edges and creased but not affecting the subject of the plate. All volumes are first editions 1904-1908. A few margin marks. A very nice set for someone with an interest in furniture making.