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Black Jacks and Leather Bottells. Being some account of Leather Drinking Vessels in England and incidentally of other Ancient Vessels

By Baker, Oliver, Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers (London); Member of the Royal Society of Artists (Birmingham)

Cheltenham Spa: Privately Printed by Ed. J. Burrow, & Co. Ltd., 1921 Hardback, 250mm x 330mm tall (9.5" x 13" approx.). 197pp with 72 text figs. (line-drawn by the Author), a coloured frontispiece, 2 further coloured plates; 21 b/w plates, In all, 24 plates with a total of 45 illustrations, many of multiple items., and (detached but present) the original brown silk(?) page-marker. Rubs to the hd/tl of spine as usual, but otherwise very good, in the original brown cloth-covered boards/gilt titles/gilt logo to front board. Signed Limited Edition, this being No. 337. Weighing over one and a half kilos, some additional postage will be required for overseas mailing.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Signed, Limited Edition.

$168.71

English Hammered Coins. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry IIi C. 650-1272 & Edward I to Charles II,1272-1662 TWO VOLUMES
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English Hammered Coins. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry IIi C. 650-1272 & Edward I to Charles II,1272-1662 TWO VOLUMES

By North, J.J.

London: Spink & Son, 1963 Two volumes, hardbacks, each190mm x 253mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). Pp 198 + (xxxv) and Pp 183 + (xxii), both volumes having text figures of lettering, mint-marks etc. and a total of 26 plate leaves bearing hundreds of b/w photographs of coins each identified on the opposing page. In addition, Volume One has a Valuation List enclosed and, affixed to the rear paste-down an additional page, being an offprint fromThe Numismatic Circular. Both volumes are First Editions, published in 1963 & 1960 respectively. Some internal light browning to prelims of volume one, otherwise very good, in the original dark-blue, rexine-covered boards and with the slightly chipped and somewhat foxed dust-wrappers.. First Edition. Art Leather. Very Good/Fair. 4to..

$87.73

Black Forest Clocks
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Black Forest Clocks

By Tyler, E. John

London: N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1977 Hardback,155mm x 217mm tall (6" x 8.5" approx.). Pp vii, 120 + 16 [plates], with 16 full-page colour photos; map endpapers; 54 b/w photos and 3 text figs., and including useful lists of Makers and Agencies in London museums with collections of Black Forest clocks; and a Bibliography. Very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with price-clipped but otherwise very good, colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. First (& Only?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good.

$24.29

Black Forest Clocks
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Black Forest Clocks

By Tyler, E. John

London: N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1977 Hardback,155mm x 217mm tall (6" x 8.5" approx.). Pp vii, 120 + 16 [plates], with 16 full-page colour photos; map endpapers; 54 b/w photos and 3 text figs., and including useful lists of Makers and Agencies in London museums with collections of Black Forest clocks; and a Bibliography. Fine, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the price-clipped but otherwise very good colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. First (& Only?) Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good.

$26.99

Black Forest Clocks SIGNED COPY
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Black Forest Clocks SIGNED COPY

By Tyler, E. John

London: N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1977 Hardback,155mm x 217mm tall (6" x 8.5" approx.). Pp vii, 120 + 16 [plates], with 16 full-page colour photos; map endpapers; 54 b/w photos and 3 text figs., and including useful lists of Makers and Agencies in London museums with collections of Black Forest clocks; and a Bibliography. Fine, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine and unclipped colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Signed by the Author to the upper blank margin of the title-page. Signed by the Author. First (& Only?) Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo..

$51.29

Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Class 27. Coin-Feed Apparatus and the Like. Period A.D. 1897-1900

By His Majesty's Stationery Office

London: The Patent Office, 1902 185mm x 270mm tall (7.25" x 10.5" approx.). Pp xiv + Errata leaf + 185 + Appendix leaf + 4pp Publisher's adverts, with line-drawn illustrations throughout, Withdrawn and sold by Bradford Library, Patents Department, with a stamp-impression to both covers. Slight chip to spine foot, otherwise very good in the original black-printed paper folders. Coin-operated mechanisms for a wide range of applications.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to..

$26.99

Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Watches, Clocks and Other Timekeepers. Part II - A.D. 1867-1876. [ Abridgements ]

By PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS

London: The Commissioners of Patents' Sale Branch, 1883 130mm x 188mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp viii, 94+ 32pp. Abridgements of Specifications for inventions in the horological field. Leaves browning and friable, with small loss to to lower blank free corners of preliminary leaves. Final leaf detached but present. Original black-printed, blue-paper front cover and spine chipped and rear cover lacking, Overall in poor condition, but a useful working copy of a scarce item.. First Edition Thus. Poor.

$20.25

The Woodworker. A Practical Journal of Woodworking in All Its Branches Vol 1 No.1, Oct 1902 to Vol.1 No. 12, Sept. 1902
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The Woodworker. A Practical Journal of Woodworking in All Its Branches Vol 1 No.1, Oct 1902 to Vol.1 No. 12, Sept. 1902

By Marshall, Percival, A.I.Mech.E [Editor]

Watford, Herts.: Argus Books Ltd., 1976 Hardback, 1185mm x 248mm tall (7.5" x 9.75" approx.).Pp 276, illustrated throughout in engravings and line. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper, otherwise fine, in the original brown boards/black titles.. First Edition Thus. Boards. Almost Fine.

$13.50

Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction. The 14th Century
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Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction. The 14th Century

By Price, Brian R.

Boulder, Colorado: Paladin Press, 2000 Hardback, 220mm x 290mm tall (8.25" x 11.25" approx) Pp xviii, 508 with profuse illustrations in b/w photo and line. Almost fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine, unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Please note that some additional postage will be required for overseas posting.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. Sm Folio.

$371.17

British Bayonet Letters Patent 1721-1961
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British Bayonet Letters Patent 1721-1961

By Evans, R.D.C., B.Sc. SIGNED

Baildon, Shipley, Yorkshire: Privately Published, 1991 Hardback, 170mm x 237mm tall (6.5"" x 9.25" tall approx.). Pp 332, vii [appendix & bibliography] with illustrations in b/w & line. Almost fine, in the original black & white illustrated light-blue laminated boards. [no dust-wrapper was ever issued with this book] SIGNED by the Author on the title-page. Signed by Author. First & Only Edition. Boards. Fine.

$33.74

Ink Bottles and Inkwells
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Ink Bottles and Inkwells

By Covill, William E. Jr.

Taunton, Massachusetts: William S. Sullwold, 1971 Hardback, 7.5" x 10" tall approx. 431pp with 1780 illustrations. Fine & bright, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with price-clipped, but otherwise very good, colour & b/w photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. The inkwell and ink bottle collectors bible.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 4to..

$168.71

The Sheffield Knife Book. A History and Collector's Guide SIGNED BY AUTHOR
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The Sheffield Knife Book. A History and Collector's Guide SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By Tweedale, Geoffrey

Sheffield: The Hallamshire Press, 1996 Hardback, 195mm x 265mm tall (7.75" x 10.5" approx.). 320pp with a colour-photo frontispiece plate and illustrated throughout in b/w and colour. Almost fine, in the original red & black-printed, colour-photo-illustrated, white laminated boards/red titles/illustrated endpapers. Signed on the title-page by the Author. [As this volume weight over 1,200g before packing, some additional postage may be required for delivery outside the UK.]. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Laminated Boards. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. 4to.

$222.70

A History of Glassmaking
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A History of Glassmaking

By Douglas, R.W. & Frank, Susan

Henley-on-Thames: G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1972 Hardback, 160mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp x, 213, with illustrations in b/w & line, plus 12pp of plates. Fine, in the original art-leather-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the colour-illustrated dust-wrapper, slightly chipped & spine-sunned, but otherwise very good and unclipped.. First Edition. Art Leather. Fine/Very Good. 8vo..

$53.99

Collecting Matchbox Labels
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Collecting Matchbox Labels

By Rendell, Joan

London: Arco Publications, 1963 Hardback, 140mm x 223mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 158pp + 8 plates, containing a total of 46 b/w photos. Fine, in the original boards and with the lightly edge-rubbed but otherwise very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Boards. Fine/Very Good. 8vo..

$20.25

Cigarette Cards [ Published in the Antiques and their Values Series
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Cigarette Cards [ Published in the Antiques and their Values Series

By Bennett, Tessa [ Compiler & Editor ]

Galashiels: Lyle Publications, 1982 Hardback, 120mm x 165mm tall (4.5" x 6.5" approx.). 126pp, illustrated throughout in b/w. Line, in the original colour-illustrated laminated boards.. First Edition. Laminated Boards. Fine/N/A.

$6.75

Clockwork Music Hall
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Clockwork Music Hall

By Trigg, David L.

Ilfracombe: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., 1976 Landscape format 8.25" x 5.5" tall. 63pp, illustrated throughout by the Author. A "potted history" of the stages by which Talking Machine entertainment was provided in the home, from when the Phonograph was first devised, up to about 1925, when electrical recording was introduced. Very good in the original illustrated, green-printed, yellow soft card covers.. First Edition. Very Good.

$20.25

Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx
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Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx

By Watherston, James H., Goldsmith

16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden [ London ]: Privately Published, 1847 Hardback, 130mm x 205mm tall (5" x 8" approx.). 48pp. Almost fine, in the original blind-decorated, green cloth-covered boards. The title continues: "..with Considerations on the Remedy as to Fineness, and suggestions for altering the same. Dedicated to the Wardens of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths". An important and most uncommon work (written at a time when our money was still worth something!). First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/No d/w.

$168.71

The Thursday Shop. An Antique Dealer's Diary
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The Thursday Shop. An Antique Dealer's Diary

By Summers, Anne

Kineton, Warwick: The Roundwood Press Limited, 1969 Hardback, 145mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 223pp. Very good, in the original light-brown buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the unclipped & almost fine illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Almost Fine. 8vo..

$10.46

How Shall I Word It? A Letter-Writer For Men And Women [ Given on the front cover as: A Complete Letter Writer...]
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How Shall I Word It? A Letter-Writer For Men And Women [ Given on the front cover as: A Complete Letter Writer...]

By Devereux, G. R. M. Author of 'Etiquette for Men', 'Etiquette for Women', &c.&c.

London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd Hardback, 125mm x 188mm tall (4.75" x 7.5" approx.). Pp viii, 103 + (xiv - adverts, including . Undated, but COPAC suggests 1901-1905 or thereabouts. Light rub to head of spine, 1909 owner's name to upper margin of prelims, and paper stock browned throughout, otherwise sound, in the original red & black-printed pictorial green cloth-covered boards/black title and original price of 1/- to spine, with advert for Fry's Pure Concentrated Cocoa to rear board.. Early Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$11.47

Taste and Technique in Book-Collecting. A Study of Recent Developments in Great Britain and the United States
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Taste and Technique in Book-Collecting. A Study of Recent Developments in Great Britain and the United States

By Carter, John

New York: R.R. Bowker Company, 1948 Hardback, 155mm x 225mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp xxiii, 203, with the decorated bookplate of George G. Wright to the front pastedown. Very good, in the original grey cloth-covered boards/maroon spine title, and with the unclipped but creased and chipped dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Poor. 8vo..

$13.50

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