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The Enesco Precious Moments Collection Official Collectors' Illustrated Guide.
Chicago. Enesco Imports Corporation. 1983.,  28cm, first edition, 80p., illustrated in colour, stiff printed wraps, a very good to fine copy (scs)
$14.00                          Book Number: 17839                         Order / Enquire

The Hall Marks on Gold & Silver Articles.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. J.M. Dent,  1925. 23.5cm, x,126p., charts of hall marks, date letters and guarantee marks, red decorated cloth, spine titles faded else a fine copy (agc) "An explanation of the Hall Marks placed upon Gold and Silver Articles, to guarantee the Standard, and struck by Authority of Act of Parliament, by the various Companies of Goldsmiths and Guardians of the Standard of Wrought Plate, in England, Scotland and Ireland, with representations of the Hall Marks as impressed, together with notes on the guarantee marks of several Foreign Countries."
$28.00                          Book Number: 5539                         Order / Enquire

Russian Wooden Toys. Rycckar jepebrhhar .
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Published in Russia. N.d. [1966].,  square sm4to, 25x 24cm, 43p.,(of text) and 93 plates mainly in colour, full green linen, gilt titles, a fine copy in repaired colour jacket. Text in Russian, French, English and German. (Kds). - A striking collection of illustrations of Russian toys including the classic peasant doll - "matryoshkis".
$22.50                          Book Number: 26948                         Order / Enquire

The Sketch Book. December, 1905 (Volume V, Number 4) - to - November 1906. (Volume VI, Number 4).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  [New York. The Sketch Book.] 1905-1906.,  4to. 26.5cm, pp.151-482 (Vol. 5), 224p. (Vol.6), many plates and illustrations including a rear anatomical series, hundreds of text illustrations & figures, bound in half red calf and pebbled red cloth boards, gilt ruled raised bands, some slight wear at the edges else a fine set (Agc). - An important American art monthly with numerous artists' biographies, articles on figure drawing, book illustration, sculpture, pottery, porcelain, landscape painting, antiques as well as notes on art exhibitions and catalogues. A regular contributor was the eminent American artist and art lecturer, James William Pattison.
$150.00                          Book Number: 28701                         Order / Enquire

Osservazioni Istoriche sopra alcuniMedaglioni Antichi all'altezza serenissima do Cosimo III, Grandduca diToscana.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Rome. Domenico Antonio Ercole in Parione. 1698.,  4to. 26cm,xxviii,495,(1)pp., engraved frontis plate & title vignette and 41engraved plates (3 folding), engraved head & tail piece decorations,index, in quarter polished brown calf backed marbled boards, gilt ruledraised bands, blind stamped decorations in the panels, crushed greenmorocco label, early bookplate, marble endpapers but lacking front freeendpaper, near fine (dc1). ~ Text in Italian. "Historic Observationsof some Ancient Medals to his Serene Highness Cosimo III, Grand Duke ofTuscany." An iconic study of Imperial coins and medals of the RomanEmpire based on the collection of Cardinal Gasparo di Carpegna.Antiquary, Filippo Buonarroti (1661-1733), a great grand-nephew ofMichelangelo, had served as the Cardinal's secretary, conservator andlibrarian in Rome from 1684-1699 and was a prominent Florentine antiquaryand politician. The thirty-eight medal plates were engraved by FrancescusAndreoni; the title-page, frontispiece and decorations by Pietro SantoBartoli. With a long dedication to Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke ofTuscany, who reigned the Duchy from, 1670 to 1723. References:Bibliographie Universele XVI, 274. Dekesel 17th, B289. Lipsius 63. Brunet29620. Cigcognara 2782. Ebert 3152. Graess I, 573.
$1499.96    Book Number: 31931         Order / Enquire

BURTY, Philippe
Chefs-D'Oeuvre of the Industrial Arts. Pottery andPorcelain, Glass, Enamel, Metal, Goldsmiths' Work, Jewellery, andTapestry. Edited by W. Chaffers.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. A. Appleton and Co. 1869.,  thick8vo, 22cm, 391p., frontis, 51 plates, many text figures, index,original green beveled cloth boards rebacked with modern cloth, giltspine title on original cloth re-laid, new endpapers, very good to finesound copy thus (agc). ~ A seminal study by French art critic andcollector, Philippe Burty (1830-1890). Edited, with footnotes by Englishantiquarian, William Chaffers (1811-1892) noted authority and writer onhallmarks and potters' marks.
$75.00    Book Number: 32624         Order / Enquire

CIGARETTE CARDS] - British Military.
Wills's Cigarette Picture- Card Album: (Military Uniforms of the British Empire Oversea. (A series of 50 Colour Cards).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  N.p. John Player & Sons. c.[1939].,  15x 14cm, 10p., with 50 colour cards (each 6.5 x 3.5cm), window mounted (both side visible), printed stiff wraps, wraps slight dust worn else fine (n12).
$125.00                          Book Number: 26281                         Order / Enquire

The Chippendale Period in English Furniture. With Illustrations by the Author.
London. Debenham & Freebody and Edward Arnold. 1897.,  4to. 28cm, xvi,224p., 200 drawings, index, brown cloth, gilt titles, new endpapers, very good (s19.7) A well-illustrated study of the brilliant school of English cabinetmakers: Sheraton, Hepplewhite, Shearer, and the Adams brothers. An important book on antique furniture.
$17.50                          Book Number: 10785                         Order / Enquire

COFFIN, Margaret
The History & Folklore of American Country Tinware, 1700 - 1900.
New York. Galahad Books. 1968.,  tall8vo. 25cm, 226p., numerous plates and illustrations, glossary, bibliography, appendices, index, green cloth, fine in fine jacket (s19.8). Includes chapters on the tin peddler as well as a chapter on the identification and care of old tinware. An important reference book on 'poor man's silver".
$12.25                          Book Number: 11346                         Order / Enquire

COLLARD, Elizabeth
The Potters' View of Canada. Canadian Sceneson Nineteenth-Century Earthenware.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Kingston and Montreal. McGill-Queen'sUniversity Press. 1983.,  24.5cm, x,194p., frontis, over 170 photographs, glossary, notes, index, blue cloth, gilt titles, fine in very good jacket(agc). - A well illustrated study of nineteenth-century earthenwaredecorated with Canadian scenes, chiefly on wares made for the dinnertable or the washstand. An important reference.
$15.00                          Book Number: 22715                         Order / Enquire

FALES, Dean A.
The Furniture of Historic Deerfield.
Deerfield, Massachusetts. Historic Deerfield, Inc. 1981.,  28cm, second edition, 294p., colour frontispiece, colour and black and white photographs throughout the text, index, stiff printed wraps, previous owners signature on endpaper, a fine copy (agc)
$17.50                          Book Number: 16836                         Order / Enquire

FLEMING, E. McLung & Charles F. Hummel, George A. Kubler et al.
Spanish, French, and English Traditions in The Colonial Silver of North Ame
Winterthur, Delaware. The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. 1969.,  28cm, 109p., stiff printed wraps, title written on spine, a very good copy(n5)
$70.00                          Book Number: 17713                         Order / Enquire

GODDEN, Geoffery A.
The Illustrated Guide to Ridgway Porcelains.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Barrie & Jenkins. 1972.,  25cm, xviii,93p., 8 colour plates, 144 plates and illustrations, bibliography, index, orange cloth with gilt spine titles, a fine copy in very good jacket (agc)
$75.00                          Book Number: 26013                         Order / Enquire

GODDEN, Geoffrey A.
English China.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Barrie & Jenkins. 1985.,  28cm, 362p., colour plates, illustrations, bibliography, index, blue cloth with gilt spine titles, a fine copy in fine jacket (s19)
$25.00                          Book Number: 26019                         Order / Enquire

HAGGAR, Reginald G.
The Masons of Lane Delph and the Origin of Masons Patent Ironstone China.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Percy Lund Humphries & Co. Ltd. 1952.,  25.5cm, xvii,104p., colour plates, illustrations, previous owner's inscription on front endpaper, burgundy cloth with gilt titles, a very good copy (s19)
$25.00                          Book Number: 26018                         Order / Enquire

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