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FIFTY MASTERPIECES OF POTTERY, PORCELAIN, GLASS VESSELS, STAINED GLASS, PAINTED ENAMEL., (Victoria & Albert Museum).
1 (Victoria & Albert Museum). FIFTY MASTERPIECES OF POTTERY, PORCELAIN, GLASS VESSELS, STAINED GLASS, PAINTED ENAMEL.
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, (1968), 2nd edition, 2nd impression. 
103 pp, 16 mo, soft cover. Contains 50 b&w plates and full descriptions of pottery and glass from exhibits in the V&A Museum. Spine and page edges browning lightly. Slight bump to top of spine. Light edgewear to covers and spine. Interior - cle an and tight. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE SOLDIERS OF LONDON.  IMPERIAL SERVICES LIBRARY VOLUME VI., Barnes, R. Money, Major.
2 Barnes, R. Money, Major. THE SOLDIERS OF LONDON. IMPERIAL SERVICES LIBRARY VOLUME VI.
London Seeley, Service 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good- 
376 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings, color plates. "(N)ot only a military history of every regiment which was first formed in London, but also describes the uniforms they wore and the various changes and modifications introduced from time to time during more than three hundred years of service. The story of these many regiments is of absorbing interest, whether it is about volunteers, territorials or regular troops, and is enhanced by sixty-six full page illustrations in line in the text, eight in sepia, and twelve superb plates in full colour. There is also an exhaustive index to the many regiments, the date of their formation, colour of their uniforms, and many other details, such as how they got their names, and nicknames. During their long history many famous British regiments whose names are always associated with London have had a continuous and unbroken military record dating from the time of Charles I to the present day, and the story of the part they have played in campaigns all over the world are our British heritage. In studying this lucid and accurate history of regiments which were first formed in London, we can appreciate the important role they have always filled in the pageantry of state occasions and ceremonial parades in which the Guards, Household Cavalry, and the Yeomen of the Guard are part of the London scene." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light edge wear, slight small bump to top corner of pages 197 to 314. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling, rubbing and soiling; very light browning on inside. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE SOLDIERS OF LONDON.  IMPERIAL SERVICES LIBRARY VOLUME VI., Barnes, R. Money, Major.
3 Barnes, R. Money, Major. THE SOLDIERS OF LONDON. IMPERIAL SERVICES LIBRARY VOLUME VI.
London Seeley, Service 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 
376 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings, color plates. "(N)ot only a military history of every regiment which was first formed in London, but also describes the uniforms they wore and the various changes and modifications introduced from time to time during more than three hundred years of service. The story of these many regiments is of absorbing interest, whether it is about volunteers, territorials or regular troops, and is enhanced by sixty-six full page illustrations in line in the text, eight in sepia, and twelve superb plates in full colour. There is also an exhaustive index to the many regiments, the date of their formation, colour of their uniforms, and many other details, such as how they got their names, and nicknames. During their long history many famous British regiments whose names are always associated with London have had a continuous and unbroken military record dating from the time of Charles I to the present day, and the story of the part they have played in campaigns all over the world are our British heritage. In studying this lucid and accurate history of regiments which were first formed in London, we can appreciate the important role they have always filled in the pageantry of state occasions and ceremonial parades in which the Guards, Household Cavalry, and the Yeomen of the Guard are part of the London scene." One color plate has tiny corner crease, minor rubbing to boards, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear - moderate with creases at top/bottom of spine, light to moderate rubbing, light edge wrinkling, a few very small edge tears and tiny chips. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
FAMILIAR LONDON., Barton, Rose.
4 Barton, Rose. FAMILIAR LONDON.
London Adam & Charles Black 1904 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Rose Barton. 
208 pp + (4) pp of publisher's advertising, 9" H. Deep red cloth with gilt lettering, yellow banding and floral decoration in red/green/yellow on spine and front board, top edge gilt. 61 colour plates (includ-ing frontispiece) with tissue-guards bearing captions (collated). A charming illustrated tour of London at the close of the Victorian era, before the age of the motor car. Previous owner's small name stamp at top of front pastedown, inside hinges have splits in the paper but are holding firmly, book is slightly cocked, light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, very light browning on free endpapers, light edge wear, three very small bumps to fore-edge of rear board, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, color on spine and rear hinge area has dulled, minor soiling on bottom of text block, protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
5 Chisnall, Peter. Illustrated by Richard Grasby. POTTERS PROGRESS: A SHORT HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE ART OF POTTERY MAKING FROM THE EARLIEST AGES.
Allied English Potteries, Stoke-on-Trent, 1966. 
27 pp, 8vo, hard cover in glassine wrapper. Monotone illus by Richard Grasby. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Glassine is lightly browned at spine and edges, minor creasing at corners, top/bottom of spine. VG+/VG 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
6 Ducret, Siegfried, text. Photographs by Michael Wolgensinger. PORZELLAN DER EUROPAISCHEN MANUFACKTUREN IM 18. JAHRHUNDERT.
Silva-Verlag, Zurich, (1971). 
136 pp, 4to, HC in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with full color tipped-in plates, table of marks at rear. TEXT IN GERMAN ONLY. Covers the major 18th century procelain manufacturers of Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, England, Denmark, H olland and Belgian. Dust jacket has light edgewear/wrinkling, a few small closed tears. VG+/VG 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS.  MONSTER OF MYTHOLOGY SERIES., Evslin, Bernard.
7 Evslin, Bernard. SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS. MONSTER OF MYTHOLOGY SERIES.
Chelsea House, New York, 1989, first edition. 
100 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 155546257X Color illustrations. "....tells the story of Scylla and Charybdis - two maidens turned monster - and the deadly peril found in the watery grave between them. Scylla begins as a beautiful but lonely orphan raised by wolves. Nisus, the rightful but unlucky king of Egypt, falls in love and weds her - not realizing that it might be impossible to tame the wild ways of the wolf-girl. Betrayal leads to Scylla's transformat ion into a sea monster that is half Nereid and half wolf pack. One half lures; the other devours. Charybdis becomes accursed through her own caprice. Having spent her youth as a spoiled princess, she is transformed into a monster as gre e d y f o r s e awater as she had been for the objects of her desire. Twice a day she drinks the tide, and any ships sailing in it. Twice a day she spits it out again, corpses and all. This is the exciting saga of Scylla and Charybdis and the m ay he m c au se d w he n they are brought together in a swirling, narrow passage through which many ships and men must pass. It tells of those who meet their death there and of the perils encountered by the hero Ulysses in that deadly strait." Dus t j ack et h as min or w rin kl ing at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. F/VG+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
LONDON REVEALED.  THE BEAUTIFUL, BIZARRE AND UNEXPECTED INTERIORS OF THE CAPITAL., Freeman, John and Dormer, Peter.
8 Freeman, John and Dormer, Peter. LONDON REVEALED. THE BEAUTIFUL, BIZARRE AND UNEXPECTED INTERIORS OF THE CAPITAL.
Macdonald, London, 1989, first edition. 
240 pp, small 4to (10 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Beautifully and profusely illustrated with colour photographs. ISBN 0356175375 "John Freeman has spent a year investigating the worlds behind the closed doors of the Capital, unearthing an incredible variety of important interiors. The best and most exciting of these have been brought together in this book, revealing ninety unique views of London, many of which have been photographed here for the first time. The result is the mo s t authoritative and well-researched book on the hidden and unappreciated interiors of London, coveirng not only buildings from all periods of history but sites that represent many of the aspects of London life. Five thematic chapters put each in di vi d ual interior into context, making the book not only a stunning visual and descriptive account of the multifarious worlds inside London, but an important survey of London's architecture and design. The chapters include 'The Grand Scale', a s tud y o f the most opulent and grand interiors, with unusual angles on the well-known - such as the Albert Hall and Old Bailey - as well as impressive but less accessible sites such as the Granada Cinema at Tooting. 'Into the Twentieth Century' rev eals the i nnovative decors - successful or otherwise - of recent years; 'The Decorative Tradition' celebrates the richness of period and contemporary detailing in London; 'Moments Preserved' evokes not only nostalgia but wonders at the perfect pr eserv ation or restoration of a period room or moment in time (with a plea therefore for their further protection). 'Private Lives' explores the personal homes that have been transformed in traditional and eclectic styles by their owners, and als o prov ides g limp ses into private habitats, from the hallowed halls of the Reform Club to a Chelsea houseboat and even a 'taxi driver' eatery." This is a heavy volume which will require additional postage. Minor wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has min or wr inkling at top of spine and rear flap-fold, very minor rubbing. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
WOMEN IN THE COMICS., Horn, Maurice.
9 Horn, Maurice. WOMEN IN THE COMICS.
Chelsea House, New York, 1980. 
229 pp, 4to (11" H), soft cover. ISBN 0877542058 Profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Contents: Introduction; The First Draft: 1897-1910; A Place of One's Own: 1910-1919; Working Girls and Flappers: 1920-1929; The Royal Road to Adventure: 193 0-1939; The Fighting Forties: 1940-1949; The Frolicsome Fifties: 1950-1959; You've Come a Long Way, Baby: 1960-1977; Bibliography; A List of Women Cartoonists; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - v e r y l i g ht edge wear/wrinkling, several small soft creases on covers, large soft corner crease and light rubbing on rear cover, minor soiling. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  SEPTEMBER, 1957.  VOL. XXXV.  NO. 143., McGuffie, T.H., ed.  (Lt-Col. M.B. Savage, Peter Wickins, R. Scurfield, Captain P.E. Abbott, W.Y. Carman, Lt-Col. Ernest Ryan, L.G. Farncombe, Captain Russell V. Steele, C.R. Butt, et al.)
10 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Lt-Col. M.B. Savage, Peter Wickins, R. Scurfield, Captain P.E. Abbott, W.Y. Carman, Lt-Col. Ernest Ryan, L.G. Farncombe, Captain Russell V. Steele, C.R. Butt, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. SEPTEMBER, 1957. VOL. XXXV. NO. 143.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1957. 
Paging runs 95 - 142, 10" H, soft cover. Colour frontispiece, 6 pages sepiatone illustrations, 1 b&w drawing. Contents include: Officers of the 38th South Staffordshire Regiment, 1853; The Indian Mutiny Journal of Private Charles Wickins of the 9 0th Light Infantry; Early British Regulation Revolvers; Some More Artillery Badges; Two Miniatures of Eighteenth-Century Indian Officers; Arms, Uniforms and Equipment of the Yeomanry Cavalry. / Notes: Colours of the Royal African Colonial R e g i m e n t ; The Last Indian Mutiny Survivors at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea; etc. Question; Replies (Regimental Belts; Postal Arrangements for the Army in Napoleonic Days; etc.) Museum Supplement No. 32 September, 1957 laid in. Interior - mi no r br ow ni ng t o pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, light to moderate edge wrinkling, very light browning, issue number written in ink on spine. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
EVERYMAN REMEMBERS., Rhys, Ernest.
11 Rhys, Ernest. EVERYMAN REMEMBERS.
Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, New York, 1931, first edition. 
331 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w portraits. "As distinguished critic, author and scholar, and particularly as editor of 'Everyman's Library', (Rhys's) name is known by the reading public throughout the English-speaking world. This book is the memories of his memorable career - the reflections and reminiscences of a lifetime in the world of letters. Mr. Rhys is old enought ot have known Robert Browning - young enough to be in the thick of literary activity tod a y . H e t ells of the living great - Shaw, Wells; and of those who have gone - Hardy, Walt Whitman, Swinburne, Whistler, Wilde and Joseph Conrad. He sits with W.B. Yeats in the Abbey Theater at Dublin; he listens to Rodin on life and art in the m as te r 's P a ri s studio. Throughout the comment on books, personalities, culture and art runs a rich background of intimate and amusing anecdote, and stirring experiences. It is the past conjured back to life, giving a better understanding an d a gr ea t er rea li ty to the present; a work of wisdom, charm, lucidity and thorough excellence." Very light browing to fore-edge and bottom of textblock, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small surface paper pull on front board. Dust jack et h as l ight ed ge wr inkl ing , o ne small closed tear, minor soiling. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
12 Twitchett, John. Foreword by Anthony Hoyte. DERBY PROCELAIN.
London DJC Books / Barrie & Jenkins 1980 021420507X / 9780214205071 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
319 pp, 12" H. Profusely illustrated with 81 color and over 400 monochrome illustrations. "This book is concerned with the first hundred years of porcelain production in the ancient city of Derby. It tells the story of the old Nottingham Road China Works which commenced production about 1748-50, near to St. Mary's Bridge, giving details of successive ownerships, factory sites and biographies of many of the workforce whose skill produced the beauty, charm and craftsmanship of Derby porcelain. A novel feature is the complete description of the surviving 18th-century pattern books, each pattern interpreted to ensure easy identification for the collector and student. (Covers) a much wider range of figures, ornamental, and useful wares than any previous publication." Slight browning to page edges, cigarette odour, light edge wear at top/bottom of spine and at corners. Dust jacket has browning to edges - mostly at top edge, light fading to spine color. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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