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The Dictionary Of English Furniture From The Middle Ages To The Late Georgian Period, Three Volumes, Complete, 1924-1927
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The Dictionary Of English Furniture From The Middle Ages To The Late Georgian Period, Three Volumes, Complete, 1924-1927

By Macquoid, Percy and Ralph Edwards

Country Life Ltd./ Charles Scribner’s Sons, London and New York, 1924; First Edition; folio (16 1/8 x 11 1/2"); green cloth; top page edges gilt; gilt titles and rules; marbled end papers; photo illustrated. Percy Macquoid and Ralph Edwards’ monumental work on English furniture, the enduring authority on the subject. Profusely illustrated with photographs in black and white plus 52 full-page color plates. All volumes Fine. Extraordinarily clean, crisp, bright, glossy, corners sharp, bindings tight, sound, and square, titles brilliant. Volume II and III have a single minuscule (1/8") cloth fray at the outermost tip of the lower right corner of the front board. No ownership signatures or any other markings of any kind. Small engraved bookplate at front of each volume. A sparkling set in first edition, complete with original dust jackets which bear some edge chipping and aged tape ghosts. Learned twenty-four page introduction by Henry Avray Tipping, notable designer and longtime Architectural Editor for Country Life Magazine, London. Lengthy list of prestigious pre-publication subscribers at the front.

$1100.00

English Tableglass
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English Tableglass

By Elville, E.M.

Country Life Limited, London, 1960; Revised Edition; large 8vo, 275 pages; photo illustrated. Detailed survey and identification guide to English table glass, written expressly for the collector. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Updated and expanded, with prefatory remarks by the author pointing out the improvements. Very Good Plus, in a clean and bright price-clipped Very Good dust jacket.

$55.00

The Illustrated Guide to Staffordshire Salt-Glazed Stoneware
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The Illustrated Guide to Staffordshire Salt-Glazed Stoneware

By Mountford, Arnold R.

Prager Publishers, NY, 1971; First American Edition; 8vo, 88 pages. Authoritative guide to Staffordshire salt-glazed stoneware by Arnold R. Mountford, Director of the City of Stoke-On-Trent Museum. Illustrated with 8 color plates and 244 b&w halftones photographed expressly for this book. Very Good Plus, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket.

$75.00