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By [Robinson, W. P.]

Boston, Massachusetts: C.F. Libbie & Co, 1904. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo 9 1/2" tall, 145 pages, beige paper wraps, wire side stitched. A very good sound copy of this auction catalogue, printed paper wrap completely detached; staples rusting and discoloring spots on front and back pages as well as two areas of front cover. Copy is clean overall, BUT there is a water mark on last page--no mildew or odor present. Auction held in Feb. 1904. Collection included English city and county histories, privately printed Parish Registers, Archaeological Journals, illustrated topographical and archaeological works.


English Furniture, Decoration, Woodwoork, & Allied Arts (etc), During the last half of the Seventeenth (17th) Century, and the Whole of the Eighteenth (18th) Century and the earlier part of the Nineteenth (19th): A Guide to Collectors. 3000 Illustrations. Enlarged Edition: 368 pages

By T. A. Strange

London, England: Self published, circa 1900. Decorative Cloth. Fair. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 368 pages, red and black cloth, gilt titles. This is a good reference copy only of the original and often reprinted edition, in fair condition. The covers are worn at all extremities, the back strip is missing and there has been a poor attempt at taping over the binding, hinges broken, internal binding secure, endpapers and first and last pages are loose, paper is moderately yellowed--but its all there! quite usable as is.


English Watches

By Hayward, J. F

London, England: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1956. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Small quarto, 8" tall, 11+ 47 plate pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, clean soft cover with minor shelf wear; binding sturdy, paper just slightly yellowed.


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By Hammond, Dorothy, Robert Hammond

Des Moines, Iowa: Wallace-Homestead, 1974. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 11" tall, 127 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing, binding solid, paper cream white.


English Enamel Boxes: From the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

By Susan Benjamin

London, England: Orbis, 1984. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Quarto, 10" tall, 128 pages, blue cloth, illustrated endpapers; color illustrations throughout. A fine, clean, hardcover edition with little minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, price-clipped dust jacket.


The Complete Book of Furniture Restoration
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The Complete Book of Furniture Restoration

By Salazar, Tristan

New York, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 160 pages. A very good, clean, hard cover first edition;hinges and binding solid, paper white, with two small edge bumps and a slight cant to the spine. In a very good dust jacket with light edge wear.