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

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

By: Adams, Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Company: N.D.

Seller ID: 7023


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


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


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. U... 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


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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Rare Books, Autographs and Prints on the Sea - Catalogue 103

By: Israël, B. M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Amsterdam, B. V. Boekhandel En Antiquariaat B. M. Israel: 1980

Seller ID: 7065


Light edge wear, bottom fore corner of grey card covers creased.; A tight solid book. Text unmarked.; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; A catalogue of antiquarian books etc. for sale covering such subjects as navigation, astronomy, shipbuilding, old voyages, naval history & medicine and portraits. Not dated but circa 1980's. 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


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

Mosaic of Canada on Postage Stamps; A pictorial glimpse at Canada's history;

By: Mika, Nick

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Belleville, ON, Mika Silk Screening: 1967

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 11792


Short tear with creasing lower back DJ, some scuffing, edge wear. Bookplate for Canada Council on front pastedown, a Salvation Army stamp on FFEP ; DJ in Mylar A bright solid, book ; 143 pages; Lovely hand printed reproductions throughout book of a variety of Canadian stamps up to 1967, includes a history of each 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


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

A Postage Stamp History of Canada

By: Seary, Victor Perrin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Mcgraw-Hill Ryerson: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 11791


Light edge wear and scuffing ; A bright solid, book, DJ in Mylar ; 168 pages View more info

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Great Books and Book Collectors

By: Thomas, Alan G.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16546


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

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The Old Silver of Quebec

By: Traquair, Ramsay.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18563


DJ has chipping and short tears, corners bumped, some scuffing of silver dustjacket. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 168 pages; This is a reprint of the 1940 edition. View more info