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Dictionary of Marks - Pottery and Porcelain

Author: Ralph & Terry Kovel
Copyright: 1975

Description: 278 pages, profusely illustrated, fully indexed .  Hardback, excellent dustjacket, a near fine copy.

The standard work on this subject and a must have for the serious collector or dealer.

Item: UB0021
Price: $ 12.00




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The Basque History of the World  

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Copyright: 2001

Description: 387 pages, illustrated, softcover, as new condition. 

You will be surprised just how much the Basques contributed and still contribute to the world, fascinating insight few outsiders are privileged to observe. Well-written, not at all stuffy, you'll be hard-pressed to lay this book down. 

Item: UB0022
Price: $ 7.00
  




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Great British Cooking
A Well Kept Secret

Author: Jane Garmey
Copyright: 1981  First Edition

Description: Hardcover with dustjacket, 295 pages, fine book in near-fine dustjacket.

All the favourites are here, Cornish pasty, bubble & squeak, toad-in-the-hole, Welsh rarebit, steak & kidney pudding, bangers and mash, mmmm. sounds wonderful.

Item: UB0023
Price:
$ 23.00


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Telephone Boxes

Author: Gavin Stamp
Copyright: 1989 First Edition

Description: 106 pages, glossy card covers, illustrated throughout with hundreds of colour and B&W photos. VG overall condition.

The traditional red telephone kiosk designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scot was perhaps the finest piece of industrial design ever. Follow its evolution and variants, as well as the ugly replacements and the police call box better known as a tardis.

Item: UB0024
Price: $ 19.00




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Mr. Crewe's Career
Author: Winston Churchill
Copyright: 1908, February 1912 Edition 

Description: 498 pages, a very nice copy hardback, red cloth boards, white lettering rubbed, spine faded.

A neat story, one of Churchill's lesser-known works. Shows his political mind at work early on, all politicians should read this novel.

Item: UB0025
Price: $ 15.00




Pomegranates From An English Garden
Author: Robert Browning
Copyright: 1885 First Edition

Description: Decorated green boards, embossed and gilt, but with a fair bit of wear, still attractive. Inner front hinge cracked, rear hinge 1' crack.

A selection of Robert Browning's poetical works.

Item: UB0026
Price: $ 7.00




Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World 
Author:  G. H. Baillie
Copyright: 1947 Second Edition



Description: Hardback, no dustjacket, brown boards, 388 pages very clean and tight copy of this sought after book.

An invaluable guide and reference book for antiquarians, collectors, historians, connoisseurs, and dealers in all countries. Maps. 36,000 entries from the 14th century on.

Item: UB0027
Price: $ 47.00


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London Pride

Author: Phyllis Bottome
Copyright: 1941 First Edition

Description: Hardbound. Good.  Red binding with gilt title on spine, clean and sturdy,  corners bumped with slight fraying at top of spine, spine slightly faded, former owners book plate, fep cut, 253 pages.

The story of young lad, Ben, growing up in London during WW2. A charming story that is sure to bring back many memories of those dark times when Britain and especially Londoners soldiered on in spite of the terrible events of the day. A time in which many happy times were had as well. 

Item: UB0028
Price: $ 10.00



By Fell And Dale at the English Lakes
Author: Rev. H. D. Rawnsley
Copyright: 1911 First Edition

Description: Hardback, red cloth, title in gilt across spine and front, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed,  foxing to end papers and edges with occasional unobtrusive internal foxing, good condition to very good, no dust wrapper, illustrated, 233 pages. A rare book.

Item: UB0029
Price: $ 40.00




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A History Of The Writings Of Beatrix Potter

Author: Leslie Linder
Copyright: 1971 First Edition

Description: Hardcover, dustjacket 446 pages. Dustjacket spine sun-faded, ends wrinkled, water stained on top of spine. Boards and contents near fine, owners stamp discretely on flyleaf.

Tells the tale behind The Tales - the history of how each book in the famous Peter Rabbit series came to be written - but his persistent research, begun as far back as 1952, has uncovered a wealth of Beatrix Potter's writing which has never been published before. A valuable feature for all book collectors is the Appendix sections, which will help to identify first editions. There are over 170 illustrations, end-paper designs and photographs of the Lake District scenes, houses and people connected with her books. 446 pages. Illustrated with both black and white and full colour. Book often fetches $200 at auction.

Item: UB0030
Price: $ 70.00


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