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Written by Christopher Forbes; Amanda Hammer.
Stock no. 2127945
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 7th 1984. Very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. Colour photos. Imperial Russian Fantasies. ISBN: 0810922274. Some creasing to cover corners and edges.
ANCIENT COIN COLLECTING IV ROMAN PROVINCIAL COINS
Written by Wayne G. Sayles.
Stock no. 2127848
Published by Krause Publications. 1st USA 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Coins from the reigh of Augustus to the end of the Third Century A.D.; Special section on the coins of Roman Egypt by Kerry K. Wetterstrom; Richly illustrated with more than 300 photos and maps. ISBN: 0873415523. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.
THE BIRD COLLECTORS
Written by Barbara Mearns; Richard Mearns.
Stock no. 2127810
Published by Academic Press. 1st USA 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A review of bird collecting form the late eighteenth century to the present day. Turquoise boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. xvi and 472 pages including index. ISBN: 0124874401. Bump to base of spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is edge-creased with small tear to top of spine.
SNUFF BOTTLES OF CHINA
Written by Hugh M. Moss.
Stock no. 1816532
Published by Bibelot Publishers Limited. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Chinese, with their long and carefully preserved fingernails, were unable to take a pinch of snuff in the European manner; and so they devised the snuff bottle, with its tightly stoppered narrow neck and attached small spoon. A fascinating book to the expert or the amateur. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. Beige dragon decorated endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 0900449004. A few marks to pictorial dustwrapper.
EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Eric Quayle.
Stock no. 2125802
Published by David & Charles; Barnes & Noble Books. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
An important reference work covering over 400 years of children's literature. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Green cloth with gilt titles top spine. 256 pages. ISBN: 0715383078. Bumping to base of spine. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges.
GREAT PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA
Written by Oleg Yakovlevich Neverov.
Stock no. 1816213
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Reconstructing a tour of the great Russian collections as they would have been just prior to the fall of the Romanovs. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's blind vignette to front. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0500511829. Edges lightly rubbed. Spine slightly cocked.
A MARKET FOR MERCHANT PRINCES COLLECTING ITALIAN RENAISSANCE PAINTINGS IN AMERICA
Written by Inge Reist.
Stock no. 2125541
Published by The Pennsylvania State University Press. 1st USA 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Frick Collection Studies in the History of Art Collecting in America No. 2. ISBN: 9780271064710.
COLLECTING THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Tim Bernhard; Timothy Loe.
Stock no. 1610670
Published by William Collins. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.
Large format. Matt illustrated boards. Blue patterned endpapers. 352 pages including Index. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007367153.
COMMEMORATIVE MEDALS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE HORATIO LORD VISCOUNT NELSON
Written by Thomas A. Hardy.
Stock no. 1816074
Published by The Nelson Society. 1st 1985. Very good condition.
A guide to collecting. With a Description of the Medals and Medallions of His Lordship's Battles, Monuments & Flagships 1797-1905. White cardwrap booklet. 40 pages. ISBN: 0951070207. Covers grubby with the remains of a label to top front corner.
MOORCROFT A GUIDE TO MOORCROFT POTTERY 1897 - 1990
Written by Paul Atterbury.
Stock no. 1815932
Published by Richard Dennis; Hugh Edwards. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. B/w and colour photos. 190 pages. Additional material by Beatrice Moorcroft. ISBN: 0903685264. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine.
VICTORIAN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
Written by Percy Muir.
Stock no. 1317084
Published by Portman Books. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Until the first appearance of this book in 1971, no overall chronicle of Victorian illustrated books was available. Fully illustrated in b/w. Includes sections at the end of each chapter listing the most important books of each period. An essential reference work. This is the revised impression. Maroon boards. 287 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713407255. Spine and corners bumped. Some faint evidence of pencil writing (now erased) to top corner of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is badly sunned to spine.
THE CHILDREN'S ANNUAL A HISTORY AND COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Alan Clark.
Stock no. 1317081
Published by Boxtree. 1st 1988. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Large format. An invaluable reference book. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1852832126. Corners bumped. Top of spine damaged. Small, light damp stain to top corners of last 40 pages else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is damaged with loss to top of spine.