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ADBURGHAM, A.: Women in Print Writing Women &Women's Magazines From the Restoration to the Accession of Victoria. 15 plates, 49 illus. in text, index; 302pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1972. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17053] £10


JOHN YONGE AKERMAN [1806-1873] Numismatist. SIGNATURE, cut from letter. [ Ref: RGW8621] £10


ANDREWS, J.: Antique Furniture. Starting to Collect Series. Colour and black and white illus., index; 192pp. 4to orig. cloth, Antique Collectors' Club, 2003. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14611] £8


ASLIN, E.: The Aesthetic Movement Prelude to Art Nouveau. 121 illus. including 39 full colour plates, index; 192pp. folio orig. cloth, Ferndale editions, 1981. In frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW1467] £10


AUSTEN, B.: Tunbridge Ware and related European Decorative Woodwares Killarney Spa Sorrento. 35 colour and 104 black and white illus., appendices, index; 287pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., W. Foulsham &Co, 1989. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW19561] £10


BANHAM, J., MACDONALD, S. &PORTER, J.: Victorian Interior Design. 226 colour and black and white illus., index; 224pp. folio (13in x 9in) orig. cloth, 1st edit., Cassell, 1991. Very good copy in d.w. (small tear repaired) [ Ref: RGW16682] £15


BARRETT, F.A.: Worcester Porcelain and Lund's Bristol. 8 colour and 96 black and white illus., appendices, index; xviii+92pp. orig. cloth, Faber Monograph, 2nd edit., 1966. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW19060] £5


BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, R.: Town and City Maps of the British Isles 1800-1855. 56 colour plates; 128pp; abrasion on endpaper. Large folio (14in x 10in) orig. cloth, 1st edit., Studio Editions, 1992. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW16924] £10


BENNET, I.: British 20th Century Studio Ceramics. 68 items, all illustrated, some in colour, biographies of potters; 104pp. orig. pictorial wrappers, Christopher Wood Gallery, 1980. [ Ref: RGW19208] £15


MAITRE BINOCHE. 1900/1925. Tableaux, Bronzes, Argenteries, Bijoux, Pates de verre, Ceramiques, Meubles. Illus.; 167 lots; 64pp. orig. pictorial boards, some wear on extremities, Ventes aux Encheres. Espace Cardin, 1972. [ Ref: RGW12689] £12
*Auction catalogue of Art Nouveau and Art Deco objects, with particularly good section on furniture.

BLACKER, J.F.: The A B C of English Salt-Glaze Stoneware from Dwight to Doulton. Over 200 illus., index; 243pp. orig. cloth, Stanley Paul &Co, 1st edit., 1922. Fine clean copy in frayed d.w., with a few adhesive tape marks. [ Ref: RGW1691] £45


BLAIR, C. and others: Studies in European Arms and Armor The C. Otto Kienbusch Collection. Colour and black and white illus.; 207pp; faint staining to a corner of a few leaves. folio orig. pictorial wrappers, some creasing, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1992. [ Ref: RGW16760] £15


BOGOLYUBOV, A.A.: Carpets of Central Asia. (Ed. J.M. Thompson). 59 colour and white plates, 2 folding maps, text in English; 359pp folio orig. cloth, Revised edit., Crosby Press, 1973. Very good copy in d.w. (tears at head of covers). One of only 1,000 copies. [ Ref: RGW18967] £70
*Originally published in Russian in two parts in 1908 and 1909. This edition has high quality plates.

BONDY, L.: Miniature Books. Their History fron the beginnings to the present day. Colour frontis. and numerous black and white illus., index; 221pp. orig. pictorial boards, Reprint, 1994. [ Ref: RGW6999] £24


BOOTH, A.H.: William Henry Fox Talbot. Father of Modern Photography. Numerous illus., index;119pp; a little spotting. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1965. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW10480] £10


BOOTH, J.: Antique Maps of Wales. Black and white illus., index; 132pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Montacute Bookshop, 1977. One of only 1,000 copies. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16616] £20


BRANYAN, L., FRENCH, N. &SANDON, J.: Worcester Blue and White Porcelain 1751-1790 An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of the Patterns. Black and white illus., index; 367pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Barrie &Jenkins, 1981. Fine copy in d.w. SIGNED BY ALL THE AUTHORS. [ Ref: RGW19072] £65


BRITTEN, F.J. &CLUTTON, C.: Britten's Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers. A History of styles in clocks and watches and their mechanisms. (Ed. G.H. Baillie, C. Ilbert and C. Clutton. 40 colour and 348 black and white illus., line drawings, bibliography, index; xxviii+700pp. 4to orig. cloth, Reprint of 9th edit. Revised, Bloomsbury Books, 1986. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW13562] £30
*Standard reference work; the appendix contains a list of clock makers.

BRITTEN, F.W.: Horological Hints and Helps. 158 text figures, illus., index; viii+375pp. orig. cloth, some wear on extremities, joints splitting at foot, 4th edit. Revised and enlarged, Kingston Hill, Technical Press, 1947. [ Ref: RGW13558] £9


BROWN, B.: Astronomical Atlases, Maps, &Charts. An Historical &General Guide. 20 plates, other illus. in text, index; xxviii+200pp. orig. cloth gilt, Reprint of 1st edit of 1932, Dawsons, 1968. Fine copy. [ Ref: RGW12256] £75


BUNT, C. G. E.: British Potters &Pottery Today. 48 plates, including 8 in colour, appendices including a list of potteries in 1954; 78pp text. folio orig. blue cloth gilt, some fading to spine, slight wear on extremities, 1st edit., Leigh-on-Sea, F. Lewis, 1956. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14878] £50
*A useful guide to modern pottery.

BURTON, A.: Canal Mania 200 Years of Britain's Waterways. Colour and black and white illus., drawings, index; 240pp. 4to orig. cloth, 1st edit., Aurum Press, 1993. Very good in d.w. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. [ Ref: RGW17895] £10


BUTTERICK PUBLISHING CO. The Arts of Wood-Carving and Pyrography. 367 illus., adverts. at end; 152pp folio orig. cloth-backed simulated soft leather covers, printed in gilt, New York and London, 1893. [ Ref: RGW12604] £20


CARDUCCI, C.: Gold and Silver Treasures of Ancient Italy. Colour and black and white plates; xxxiv+85pp text. folio orig. cloth, Abbey Library, 1969. [ Ref: RGW17736] £10


CARSE, A.: Musical Wind Instruments A History of the Wind Instruments used in European Orchestras and Wind-Bands from the later Middle Ages up to the Present Time. 31 plates, illus. in text, charts, bibliography, index; 381pp. orig. green cloth, rubbed, 1st edit., Macmillan &Co, 1939. [ Ref: RGW13399] £10


GODDEN, G.: Staffordshire Porcelain. 22 colour plates, over 735 black and white photographic illus., other text figures including facsimiles of marks, appendices, index; xiv+593pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Granada, 1983. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW2905] £90


GODDEN, G.: Godden's Guide to Mason's China and the Ironstone Wares. Over 360 illus. including 14 colour plates, facsimiles of marks, appendices of sale catalogues, etc, index; xiv+316pp. 4to orig. cloth, Antique Collector's Club, 1980. Fine copy in d.w. (spine faded) [ Ref: RGW2906] £20
*This is a revised and expanded version of the book first published by Barrie &Jenkins in 1971.

CHAMPIN &LOMBRAIL. Art Nouveau 1925 Orientaliste. Important Vente. October 1978. Illus., some in colour; 307 lots; 76pp. folio (295 x 210mm) orig. pictorial wrappers, Hotel des Ventes, Enghien Les Bains, 1978. [ Ref: RGW12692] £10


CHARLESTON, R.J. (Ed.): World Ceramics An Illustrated History. 64 colour plates, 1019 black and white illus., index; 352pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Paul Hamlyn, 1968. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14753] £10


CHRISTY, MILLER (Complier): The Bryant and May Museum of Fire-Making Appliances Catalogue of Exhibits. 41 illus.; 2372 items; viii+192 items. orig. cloth-backed boards, slight wear at head and foot of spine, Bryant &May, 1926. A very good copy. [ Ref: RGW18414] £60
*A scarce and useful catalogue.

CITY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY. HANLEY, STOKE ON TRENT. Wedgwood of Eturia and Barlaston. An Exhibition to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of Josiah Wedgwood FRS 1730-1795. Illus., facsimile marks; 330 items, 140pp. orig. pictorial wrappers Stoke on Trent, 1980. [ Ref: RGW8857] £15


[JOHN CLARE]. GRAINGER, M.: A Description of the John Clare Collection in Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery. Illus., indexes of titles and first lines; 80pp. orig. wrappers, 1st edit., Printed for Earl Fitzwilliam, 1973. [ Ref: RGW17235] £8


COLLIER, J. PAYNE: A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English Language, Alphabetically Arranged, which, during the Last Fifty Years . . . 2 vols. Index; some leaves loosening, first leaf of preface soiled. orig. cloth, corners worn, rather crudely rebacked, 1st edit., Joseph Lilly, 1865. From Wigan Public Library with a few impressed stamps. [ Ref: RGW17027] £50
*Based on the 'Bridgewater Catalogue' which Collier had prepared for the Earl of Ellesmere in 1837. John Payne Collier [1789-1883] has been exposed a literary forger, but this work contains useful observations of rare editions of Tudor and Stuart literature.

COOPER, MARLOW: S.F.B.J. French Characters. Doll Home Library Series Vol. I. Numerous photographic illus.; 20pp. folio orig. pictorial wrappers, 1st edit., Boulder, Colorado, 1969. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. [ Ref: RGW12634] £5
*Booklet on the dolls of Societe Francaise de Fabrication Bebes et Jouets.

COUTURIER &NICOLAY. Art Nouveau 1900 Art Deco 1925 Orientaliste.Vente. March 1971. Illus.; 149 lots. orig. wrappers, Hotel Drouot, 1971. [ Ref: RGW12693] £5


CRAWFORD, A.: C.R. Ashbee Architect, Designer &Romantic Socialist. 15 colour plates, 203 black and white illus., appendices, index; 499pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Yale University Press, 1985. Very good copy in faded d.w. [ Ref: RGW13405] £50


CURWEN, HENRY: A History of Booksellers, The Old and the New. Plates; 483pp; new endpapers. orig. cloth gilt, rebacked, rubbed on corners, uncut, Chatto and Windus, n.d. c.1882. [ Ref: RGW17022] £15


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