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Marjorie's Enemy - A Story of the Civil War of 1644

By: Adams, Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Company: 1905

Seller ID: 7023

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some wear to extremities, pages yellowed, missing free end papers. Book is a little shaken but hinges solid. Split in middle of book repaired with hinge tape. Previous owner's name in front. ; Text unmarked, blue cloth covered decorative boards show a girl with a soldier, outlined with flowers, gilt print and gilt outlining title on spine ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 96 pages; A novel set during the English Revolutionary War. View more info

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British and Irish Silver Assay Office Marks, 1544-1936: Old Sheffield Plate Makers' Marks, 1743-1860

By: Bradbury, Frederick

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Sheffield, UK, J.W. Northend: 1936

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 18390

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Some chipping of leather head & tail of spine, a little worn around edges. Small whitish stain front cover, a few pages dogeared. Obviously well used with minor damage to a few pages. ; All edges gilt, text block not tight but is intact. Black leather covers with gilt stamped titles and border design to front. ; B&W Illustrations; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 84 pages; A pocket sized reference book for dealers or collectors. View more info

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ASTA Libri, autografi e grafica

By: d'Aste, Gonnelli Casa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Florence/Firenze, Gonnelli Casa d'Aste: Oct 10 2010

Seller ID: 16241

Condition: Very Good


Bottom fore corner of front card coverbadly creased with light soil and creasing of inside page, only light wear else ; Colour Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 298 pages; Text completely in Italian. Colour illustrations on every page of manuscripts, incunabula from the mediaeval period and books and ephemeral pieces from every period since, until mid 20th century. A thorough itemization of the items to be auctioned with detailed descriptions in Italian. Unfortunately, no prices realized information is included. View more info

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Spode & his successors; A history of the pottery Stoke-on-Trent, 1765-1865,

By: Hayden, Arthur

Price: $28.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18599

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Boards show some shelf wear. Light soiling. ; A tight solid book. Light blue cloth covered boards with imprinted design on front and gilt titles on spine. Tipped in plates with descriptive tissue guards as well as B&W and colour plates. Tipped in plate frontispiece with tissue guard ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 204 pages; This is an intensively detailed history of the Spode family and related history of the pottery they produced. No other printing mentioned View more info

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Spode Never out of fashion : notes on the history and manufacture of Spode

By: Limited, Spode

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stoke-on-Trent GB, Spode Ltd: 1975

Seller ID: 18222

ISBN: 0950554006

Condition: Very Good


Some scuffing of glossy white card covers, diagonal crease lower fore corner ; Bright solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

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The Smithsonian Book of Books

By: Olmert, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16547

ISBN: 0517147254

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear to dustjacket, remainder mark bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Stunning colour illustrations throughout. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 320 pages; A history of book making cites examples from as far back as the eighth century, reveals the stories behind the makings of famous works, and includes such chapters as The Book Maker's Craft and Scrolls and Scribes. View more info

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Great Books and Book Collectors

By: Thomas, Alan G.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16546

ISBN: 0907486134

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Short tear top fore edge of DJ, light creasing top edge ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Liberally illustrated thoughout. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 279 pages; A history of some of the early important books, how they were made, and the individuals which made them important; the bookbinders, illustrators etc. and the collectors who preserved them. View more info