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1 Anon Moden Almanach ; Modenbilder Aus Vier Fahrhunderten 1500-1900
Koln: Hans Neuerburg, 1933 First Edition Coloured Cigarette Cards 
First Edition. 8 1/2" x 11"approx. Good & bright coloured paper (boards) binding with only very minor fox marks +a tiny amout of rubbing at edges, NO tears. Contents ALMOST AS NEW. no inscriptions , just good bright pages/cards (a very tiny amount of foxing to yellow endpapers) 280 tiped in cards are as new. book weight 1050g 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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2 Barden, Mike Barden The Sixtieth Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen 21st April 1986 ( with Stamps )
London The Post Office 1986 First Edition Paperback Decorative 24 x 16cm. Approx 
32 page commemorative booklet published by the Post Office with the set of 4 stamps to celebrate the birthday of the Queen. Paperback Binding very good condition with plastic pocket to front with the original set of 4 postage stamps (as 2 pairs) as issued. Contents very good, clean & tight. Postage will be reduced to UK £2 . . E.U. £3. . all other inc. U.S £4 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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3 Broomhead, Frank The Zaehnsdorfs, 1842-1947 : Craft Bookbinders
Pinner Private Libraries Assocation, 1986 0900002743 / 9780900002748 First Edition / Limited Edition Hard Back As New 16 x 25cm.approx 
109 pages. Red cloth binding mint, Contents mint .. First edition. One of 2250 copies. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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4 Brozova , Jarmila Brozova Glass and Pottery in Czechoslovakia
Prague Uniprojekt First Edition ? Hard Back 23.5 x 24.5cm Approx 
Red cloth hardback, good, tiny knock corner tip. . Contents very good, clean & tight with no inscriptions, no date, believe 1977.. Printed at State publishing works in Prague English Text. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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5 Cadogan, Mary Cadogan (Edited by) Story Paper Collector's Digest, Collectors Digest 33 Issues 1987, 1988 & 1989 ..
Privately published by Mary Cadogan 1987 First Edition Paperback Decorative 17 x 20cm. Approx 
11 issues for 1987 Vol 41. missing No 481 Jan.. 1988 Vol 42 ALL 12 issues & 11 issues 1989 Vol 43 missing No 516. Dec , in good/ very good condition. Surcharge to post outside U.K. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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6 Englefield, Elsie Englefield, A Treatise on Pewter and its Manufacture. Together with a brief Account of the Firm of Brown and Englefield, the Last of the Great General Pewter Manufacturing Firms of London. Title to cover ; A Short History of Pewter in common use and abeyance revival.
London The Priory Press 1933 First Edition Hard Back Good 16 x 21cm Approx Signed by Author
85 pages, Binding good, minor rubbing, Contents Good, very minimal ageing, no inscriptions, just the Authors signature under her name on title page. Inc. 10 full page photographic ( inc. tools going back to 17th cent, workrooms, etc.) Lists only 19 illustrations, but there are more. As is does not list preface photographic illustration or one on page 72. A must for any collector of Pewter, as includes a short history, the processes of manufacture & hints for collectors. Written & signed by Elsie Englefield, daughter of Master pewterer William James Englefield & after his passing his firm was run by the Author and her brother. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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7 Fairholt, Frederick W. Fairholt, & introduction by Thomas Wright Miscellanea Graphica: Representations of Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Remains in the Possession of Lord Londesborough
London Chapman & Hall 1857 First Edition Hard Back Good Folio 26 x 34cm.aprox. Frederick W. Fairholt 
Illustrated frontispiece, coloured illustrated title page, title page, list of plates, 84 pages + 44 plates + 51 pages text (each plate with a description opposite tissue plate guard ). including 12 coloured chromolithographs. All but one plates still retain their tissue guard pages. Also b/w illustrations within text. Folio 26 x 34cm.aprox. Green hardback binding with gilt title to spine, in good condition with some rubbing, mainly to edges (rebound some time ago). Contents fair/good, tight copy, no inscriptions, some pages very good and clean, some pages with foxing/staining, 2 with tiny holes to edge. The wonderful illustrations include early chess pieces, jewels, Armour, silver, drinking cups, ivory carvings, watches, swords and lots more. Thomas Wright wrote the 84 page introduction & all else by Frederick W. Fairholt, i.e drawn, engraved all plates & descriptions of plates. So in total it's 45 fully illustrated pages + 135 pages text + ii + colour illustrated title page + 44 protective tissue pages. Alfred Denison, 1st Baron Londesborough (1805-1860) known as Lord Londesborough, collected classical, medieval and Renaissance pieces in the 1850s and presented a notable collection of rings and brooches to his wife, including medieval Irish and Anglo-Saxon items. Most were auctioned after he died by his wife including at Christie's in 1888, some possibly in 1896 again at Christie's, with buyers including museums, Royalty & dealers. Now with many in auctions around the world who mention from the Lord Londesborough collection. Due to size & weight there may be a postal surcharge. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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8 Fayne, Eric Fayne (Edited by) to 1986 then Cadogan, Mary Cadogan to 1992 Collectors' Digest Annual 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 & 1992 (complete 10 year run)
Privately published by Eric Fayne to 1986 then Mary Cadogan 1983 First Edition Paperback Decorative 
varies from 102 pages to 128 pages each, So approx 1200 pages in total. Size to 1987 is 20 x 26cm aprox, then 1988 on 21 x 29.5cm. aprox. Paperback covers good to very good, the odd corner/edge fold, all very good spines. Contents mostly Very good, clean & tight, 1983 & 4 have corner tip folds, others mostly very good, some with the odd corner tip fold. A quick check saw no inscriptions. Surcharge to postage to outside U.K. as over 2.5 kilo with packing. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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9 Fayne, Eric Fayne (Edited by) Story Paper Collector's Digest, Collectors Digest 36 Issues 1984, 1985 & 1986 .. No 445-480. Complete Run
Privately published by Eric Fayne 1984 First Edition Paperback Decorative 17 x 20cm. Approx 
Complete run of 36 issues., in good/ very good condition. Surcharge to post outside U.K. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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10 Fayne, Eric Fayne (Edited by) Story Paper Collector's Digest, Collectors Digest 16 Issues 1973, 1974 & 1975 Vol 27, 27 & 28 Incomplete
Privately published by Eric Fayne 1973 First Edition Paperback Decorative 17 x 20cm. Approx 
4 issues for 1973 Vol 27 No's 318, 319, 322, 323.. 9 issues for 1974 Vol 28 No's 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 331, 333, 334, 335. 4 issues for 1975 Vol 29 No's 338, 344, 347, 348, in fair/good condition. Surcharge to post outside U.K 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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11 Fayne, Eric Fayne (Edited by) Story Paper Collector's Digest, Collectors Digest 34 Issues 1976, 1977, 1978 missing 349 & 350. Nos. 351- 384 Complete
Privately published by Eric Fayne 1976 First Edition Paperback Decorative 17 x 20cm. Approx 
10 issues for 1976 Vol 30. missing No 349 & 350.. 1977 Vol 31 ALL 12 issues & 1978 Vol 32 ALL 12 issues , in fair/ very good condition, Surcharge to post outside U.K. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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12 Fayne, Eric Fayne (Edited by) Story Paper Collector's Digest, Collectors Digest 34 Issues 1979, 1980 & 1981 missing Oct & Nov 1979 only.
Privately published by Eric Fayne 1979 First Edition Paperback Decorative 17 x 20cm. Approx 
10 issues for 1979 Vol 33. missing No 394 & 395.. 1980 Vol 34 ALL 12 issues & 1981 Vol 35 ALL 12 issues , in good/ very good condition. Surcharge to post outside U.K. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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13 Kaplan, Dr. Alec Kaplan Catalogue of the coins of South Africa 1st Ed
Germinston, South Africa Pivately printed for the Author 1950 Privately Printed First Edition Card paperback Good Fair 15 x 24.5cm Approx 
28 pages, White dust jacket fair with some dirt, edge tears rear, minor water staining, pencil note front ( can be rubbed out). Thin Brown card binding Good, some handling minor marks centre. Contents Good, clean, minimal rippling base of pages. No inscriptions. Loose at front " with complements of Director of Information" "Office of the High Commissioner for the Union of South Africa" " South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, London WC2" with ink inscription "Dr J. H. Otto du Plessis, Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane" not sure if given to du Plessis or given by him to Mr Gerick (name in pencil to front of dust jacket). Rare 1st Edition. Postage charge will be reduced. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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14 Key , Graham Key & Alva Key Denby Stonewares: A Collector's Guide
Torrington, Devon Ems & Ens Ltd. 1995 1874558035 / 9781874558033 First Edition Pictorial Cover Hard Back Mint 15.5 x 22cm Approx Signed by both Authors
176 pages, Binding pictorial boards & contents Mint condition. Published October 1995, to inside cover, first endpage are the authors signatures, " Graham Key October 1995" to left and "Alva Key" to right. So 1st edition, 1st printing. Illustrated throughout in colour & b/w. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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15 Leckenby, Herbert Leckenby Editor THE COLLECTORS DIGEST. 11 monthly issues. 1952. Vol 6, No.61 to No.71
Herbert Leckenby privately printed 1952 First Editions for This Date Original Paper Covers Good 16.5 x 20cm Approx with Author Signed Letter
356 pages, 11 issues for 1952, January - November. Condition covers good to fair one cover loose, some minor dirt/marks, some folding. Contents mostly very good, some minor folding. A Monthly "roller typewriter duplicated" illustrated Subscription only Magazine with original articles, mostly on schoolboy magazines. With fully signed 1951 letter. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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16 Leckenby, Herbert Leckenby Editor THE COLLECTORS DIGEST. 12 monthly issues, 1951. Vol 5, No.49 to No.60
Herbert Leckenby privately printed 1951 First Editions for This Date Original Paper Covers Good 16.5 x 20cm Approx with Author Signed Letter
360 pages, all 12 issues for 1951, January issue has a printed mistake to cover stating February. Condition covers good to fair one cover loose, some minor dirt/marks, some folding. Contents mostly very good, some minor folding. A Monthly "roller typewriter duplicated" illustrated Subscription only Magazine with original articles, mostly on schoolboy magazines. Also a 1951 fully singned letter. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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17 Leckenby, Herbert Leckenby Editor THE COLLECTORS DIGEST. 5 monthly Issues, 1950, Vol 4, No.44, 45, 46, 47 & 48
Herbert Leckenby privately printed 1950 First Editions for This Date Original Paper Covers Very Good 16.5 x 20cm Approx 
over 130 pages, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov & Dec. 1950. Condition covers good/very good, some minor ageing. Contents very good, clean & tight. A Monthly "roller typewriter duplicated" illustrated Subscription only Magazine with original articles, mostly on schoolboy magazines. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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18 Leckenby, Herbert Leckenby Editor THE COLLECTORS DIGEST. 8 monthly issues. 1952. From Vol 6,
Herbert Leckenby privately printed 1952 First Editions for This Date Original Paper Covers Good 16.5 x 20cm Approx 
8 issues for 1952, Jan, Feb,Mar, Apr,May, July,Aug & Sept issues. Condition covers good to fair three covers loose, some minor dirt/marks, some folding April rear page torn with loss of half text.. Contents mostly good, some minor folding. A Monthly "roller typewriter duplicated" illustrated Subscription only Magazine with original articles, mostly on schoolboy magazines. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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19 Leiter & Helfrich-Dörner. Alfred Leiter & Dr. Alma Helfrich-Dörner. (English translation by Hawksley, Pensby & Harbottle.) Email-Uhren.: Kostbarkeiten unter den Taschenuhren. Zur Technik und Geschichte der Email-Malerei. (Treasures of pocket watches, the technology and history & enamel painting. German & English text).
Germany Minner 1977 3922545122 / 9783922545125 First Edition Hard Back Mint Mint 21.5 x 23cm Apporx 
279 pages, printed in German & English text. Condition Mint. Dust Jacket, Binding & Contents are Mint unread. This is one of 3 copies that came sealed in original printers/publishers brown paper wrapping, unopened, still in most of publishers original brown paper covering top only torn open to check. Contents include When the first small watchmakers became famous, enamelling, and the enamel painter - List of watch makers the clocks illustrated, Enamel Painters, clocks as room decorations in the Renaissance period, chamber clocks. The Death of Adonis, Rococo style, The History of Tea, - C. A. Boulle and his art, Arabic numerals. Roman Numerals, The history of porcelain, Artemis and Actaeon, Endymion and the moon goddess, The triumph of the sea goddess Amphitrite, Baroque and Rococo styles, clock and watch keys also have a history etc, etc. This is a lavish publication with numerous colour illustrations on glossy pages. Heavy book, postal surcharge outside the UK. As not removed from packing, scan of cover/spine are of the same book my book ref 001985 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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20 Leiter & Helfrich-Dörner. Alfred Leiter & Dr. Alma Helfrich-Dörner. (English translation by Hawksley, Pensby & Harbottle.) Email-Uhren.: Kostbarkeiten unter den Taschenuhren. Zur Technik und Geschichte der Email-Malerei. (Treasures of pocket watches, the technology and history & enamel painting. German & English text).
Germany Minner 1977 3922545122 / 9783922545125 First Edition Hard Back Mint Mint 21.5 x 23cm Apporx 
279 pages, printed in German & English text. Condition Mint. Dust Jacket, Binding & Contents are Mint unread. This is one of 3 copies that came sealed in original printers/publishers brown paper wrapping, unopened, still in most of publishers original brown paper covering top only torn open to check. Contents include When the first small watchmakers became famous, enamelling, and the enamel painter - List of watch makers the clocks illustrated, Enamel Painters, clocks as room decorations in the Renaissance period, chamber clocks. The Death of Adonis, Rococo style, The History of Tea, - C. A. Boulle and his art, Arabic numerals. Roman Numerals, The history of porcelain, Artemis and Actaeon, Endymion and the moon goddess, The triumph of the sea goddess Amphitrite, Baroque and Rococo styles, clock and watch keys also have a history etc, etc. This is a lavish publication with numerous colour illustrations on glossy pages. Heavy book, postal surcharge outside the UK. As not removed from packing, scan of cover/spine are of the same book my book ref 001985 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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