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A Bottle collectors' Guide - European Seals, Case Gind and Bitters

By Edward Fletcher

London: Latimer, 1976 Very clean green boards with gilt title to the spine. 144 very clean well illustrated pages. The jacket is also bright and clean with minor edge wear to the top edge. This book is not an ex-library book but the previous owner removed the ffep as there was a gift message on it - hence the low price. - a very comprehensive guide to the collecting of antique bottles. Fully illustrated. Size: 7in x 5in


Jewellery - from Renaissance to Art Nouveau

By Claude Fregnac - Translated from the French By Donald Law De Lauriston

Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1969 Pictorial hardbook. 128 clean bright pages. Fully illustrated. Strong solid binding with no creases. Endpapers showing a jeweller's workshop in the eighteenth century.


Is it Antique? 174 Questions on Antiques Answered By Leading Valuer Charles F. Gilliard.

By Charles F. Gilliard

U K: Lutterworth Educational, 1978 Clean tan boards with gilt title to the spine. Some wear to the corner tips. 192 clean pages. Illustrated. 147 black/white photographs and drawings. The jacket is complete.


Remington - America's Premier Gunmakers

By K. D. Kirkland

London: Bison Books Ltd, 1988 A very good copy of this large format book in a very good jacket. The jacket has been price clipped. 112 very well illustrated pages.


Colt - America's Premier Gunmakers

By K. D. Kirkland

London: Bison Books Ltd, 1988 A very good copy of this book in a very good jacket. The jacket has been price clipped. 112 very well illustrated pages. .a history of the Colt firearm.


A Picture Book of Bookbindings Part 1 - Before 1550 with Part 2 1550-1800

By Victoria and Albert Museum

London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1927 Bound together in one volume. Red decorative binding. Half bound in darker red (leather ?) 20 sepia illustrations to part one, 20 sepia illustrations to part two plus introductions. The pages are clean. Neat pencil name to ffep. First edition.


Winchester - America's Premier Gunmakers

By K. D. Kirkland

U K: Brompton Books Corp., 1989 Dark brown cloth boards in very good condition. 112 bright and clean and very fully illustrated pages. The jacket has a little light edge wear. Price clipped.


Guns and Gun Collectin

By De Witt Bailey, Ian Hogg, Geoffrey Boothroyd, Frederick Wilkinson

U K: Octopus Books, 1972 180 illustrations. 128 pages. Clean red boards with gilt design to front. The jacket has some light edgewear and the very edges are slightly 'dusty'. This book is quite heavy and has been priced to include any extra postage needed above the set rate surface or UK.


The Teddy Bear Story

By Josa Keyes

U K: Multimedia, 1993 An excellent copy of this book. 96 bright and colourful pages. Photographs of bears on every page with their stories. Hints on collecting bears and some of the more unusual bears (and collectors This is a beautiful book for all Teddy Bear lovers. The jacket has the smallest sign of wear to the bottom corner tip, else fine.


Time Through the Ages

U K: Timex A stapled 32 page booklet. A history of clocks and watches, and many photographs and illustrations of clocks and watches through the ages. The illustrations show many rare and unusual time pieces. . A little edge wear and the white back cover is a little 'dusty'.


World War II Collectibles - the Collector's Guide to Selecting and Enjoying Military and Home Front Items

By Harry Rinker and Robert Heistand

U K: Chancellor Press, 1999 An excellent copy of this book. Bright, clean and well illustrated pages. In a near fine jacket with no real faults. 80 pages. an illustrated guide to the diverse array of memorabilia from World War II - field equipment, headgear, uniforms, arms, personal items, and other souvenirs, each discussed in terms of historical and collectible significance.


Antiques Roadshow - Your Guide to Antiques

By Hugh Scully, Christopher Lewis, John Bly, Hilary Kay, Stephen Somerville, David Battie, Simon Bull, Ian Pickford, Bill Harriman

U K: BBC, 1991 An excellent copy of this book. Bright, clean pages. The jacket is also in excellent condition with no faults. -- A guide written by the experts. - this is a very heavy book and has been priced to include any extra postage needed above the set rate, UK or surface.


Seasons Greetings

By Elizabeth Walter

London: Collins, 1980 An excellent copy of this book. Bright colourful pages. Illustrated with Victorian scraps and cards. Each month has several pages full of quaint survivals from the past. - St. George and the Dragon, Shrove Tuesday, Corn Dollies with text to explain their meaning. Victorian-type 'to and from' to the ffep - not filled in. A lovely gift for the card maker or scrap book enthusiast.


The World of Antiques
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The World of Antiques

By Plantagenet Somerset Fry - Intro By Ralph and Terry Kovel

U. K.: Hamlyn, 1970 141 beatifully illustrated pages. The pages are clean and bright. The jacket has some mild edgewear and a small mended closed tear to the very top of the spine. Price-clipped.


Your Continental Courier - Plan Your Own Continental Holiday - There and Back on a £10 Fare

London: European Contacts Ltd, 1960 32 page bookley plus covers. "This publication is for those students, business or professional men - and indeed all those who would like a continental holiday and dislike or cannot afford the excellent organized tours and first class luxury hotels" --- A travel booklet with details of Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg, Germany and France with photographs, text and information and adverts. Some shelf wear and the front cover is open on the spine up to the first staple. The booklet is otherwise in good condition.


Stained Glass
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Stained Glass

By Michael Archer

U. K.: Pitkin Pictorials, 1994 28 clean and bright pages. Beautiful illustrations to each page plus text.


Saml. Denison & Son Ltd - Weighing & Testing MacHines

London: Denison, 1920 Buff coloured card covers. There is a red and blue title to the cover, enclosed in blue banding with a sketch of ' men at work ' using the weighing equipment of this company. There is some edge wear. The inner pages are very clean and bright. The title page has a pale blue ' picture frame ' border, enclosing ' Denison. Established 1820. Saml. Denison & Son, Ltd. Engineers & Ironfounders, Hunslet Foundry, Leeds. Weighing & Testing Machines --- Telephone numbers and the London Office address. (and telephone - Victoria 1883). The pages are stapled (no rusting) and held in star paper clips.(no rusting) 80 very clean, bright pages showing each machine complete with a full discription. Printed on high quality glossy paper. No price list. The date is not shown in the catalogue, but looking at the style of dress worn by a couple of workers shown demonstrating the machines it seems to be cica 1918-20.(?) Inside the book are 3 very clean and crisp photographs showing parts of three machines, showing a close up view of the engineering. These are numbered Photograph 545, 550, 551. -- This book is in excellent condition, and internally it is in ' Fine ' condition.


Pitman's Shorthand Manual

By Sir Isaac Pitman

London: Sir Isaac Pitman, 1913 Blue ' dusty ' card covers. Darker blue binding to the spine. Original price to the cover of 2/-. 176 pages plus index, appendix, adverts, To the back of the book there is a theory certificate which has not been filled in. Part one of Pitman's shorthand instructor. Rubbed out pencil shorthand (?) word to the ffep. An excellent working collectable.


Pitman's Shorthand Instructor - a Complete Exposition of Sir Isaac Pitman's System of Phonography

By Sir Isaac Pitman

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Son Ltd, 1913 Green cloth boards which are ' dusty '.Gilt title to the cover. Balck banding and faded Pitman logo.Clear gilt title to the spine. There is some edge wear to the bottom front edge in the centre, possibly where the book has been held open on a stand or by hand. Rubbing to the tips of the corners. 324 pages plus index. The page edges and inner boards are also ' dusty' . Prize certificate to the inner board dated 1913. Remains of wax seal to back inner board. This book has been used and is full of character. Some very old and light underlinings to a very few of the pages, which have been left in place as they seem to 'add ' to the book. 6 1/2in x 4in