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19943. Adam's: The Kelly Collection The Important contents of 324 Fitzwilliam Square Dublin: Auction Tuesday 21st June 2011 at 11a.m..

Dublin: Adam's 2011. 184 pp illustrated in colour, softcovers, in good condition. 12.00

19962. Aldridge, Tim: Restoring Oil Paintings - A Practical Guide.

London: Bishopsgate Press Ltd, 1984. 80pp. List of Suppliers. Textured laminated card covers.. In very good condition. Useful reference book. 50.00

10555. Allen, Alistair & Hoverstadt, Joan: The History of Printed Scraps.

London: New Cavendish Books 1990. 29.5 by 21 cms. 175 pp. illustrated, soft covers, apart from a small crease to the lower corner of the rear cover in very good condition. Perhaps the best book on the subject. 15.00

19348. Allen, Anthony J.: Allen's Introduction to Later Chinese Porcelain.

Auckland: Allen's Enterprises Ltd, 1996. 222 pp. 30 x 21 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour. Index. Gold-blocked black boards, in a vg dustwrapper. Part of the titlepage nearest to the spine is damaged where it has been stuck to the ffep, possibly during the production of the book. Overwise in very good condition. A most valuable study. Unpackaged weight 1,250g, and overseas shipping may incur extra postage. 40.00

19954. Atterbury, Paul, editor, etc.: The Parian Phenomenon A Survey of Victorian Parian Porcelain Statuary & Busts.

Richard Dennis, The Old Chapel, Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset, 1989. 268pp. 30.5 x 22 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w, Largely b&w. Very useful sections on the output of some factories, and marks. Bibliography. White-blocked black boards. In very good condition, in a very good dw. Unpackaged weight 1,210g. 75.00

19964. Bedford, John: Old Spode China.

London: Cassell, 1969. Collectors' Pieces 19. Reprint. 64 pp. 19 x 13 cm. Gold-blocked red boards. Name and address on front paste-down, in a price-cut dw. Illustrated in black and white. Some Spode marks. In good condition. 12.00

17140. Belfast Museum and Art Gallery: Exhibition of Historic Silver in Ulster. Catalogue of the Exhibits.

Belfast: Belfast Museum and Art Gallery, 1956. Publication No. 154. 36 pp. 21 x 15 cm. The catalogue of an 1956 exhibition. Ten illustrations. Printed card covers. The front cover is stained. One-page Supplement loosely inserted. A useful short survey of the subject. . 15.00

12575. Bonhams: The Channel Islands Sale including the Voisin Collection of Channel Island Silver Part One 23 September 2004.

London: Bonhams, 2004. Auction catalogue. 59 pp. 26.5 x 21 cm. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. 6.00

6437. Boydell, Mary: Irish Glass.

Dublin: Eason & Son Ltd, 1976. The Irish Heritage Series 5. 24 pp. 25 x 15.5 cm. Forty-six illustrations in colour and b&w. A useful short survey of the subject. Pictorial card wrappers. Good condition. 5.00

15023. Breguet: The Breguet Collections 2006-2007.

Paris: Breguet, 2006. 17 by 24 pp. illustrated, hardcover, with a separate printed pricelist. In very good condition. Beautiful and expensive top-of-the-range watches. 15.00

19909. Bryant, Julius: London's Country House Collections.

London: Scala Books English Heritage1993. 28 x 19.5 cm. 144 pp. colour illustrations, gold blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a v.g. dustwrapper. Covers Ranger's House, Chiswick House, Marble Hill House, The Iveagh Bequest Kenwood. 15.00

10817. Buckley, J. J: Some Irish Altar Plate.

Dublin: Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 1943. A descriptive list of Chalices and Patens, dating from the Fourteenth to the end of the Seventeenth Century, now preserved in the National Museum and in certain Churches. 226 pp. with lxiv plates, hardback, no dustwrapper, as issued, in very good condition, an excellent copy of a now very scarce title. 100.00

10544. Christie's: Christies Monaco: Mobilier, Objets d'Art et Porcelaines Europennes, Lundi 20 Juin 1994.

Monaco: 1994. 264 pp. illustrated in colour, soft covers, in very good condition, text in French. Gorgeous furniture. 10.00

13033. Christies: Christies London: Dundas Masterpieces.

London: Christies Thursday 3 July 1997. 67 pp. illustrated, hardback in a very good dustwrapper, in very good condition. Auction catalogue of important English furniture from Dundas House, the property of the Marquess of Zetland. Armchairs, sofas designed by Adam, made by Chippendale. A valuable reference book. 15.00

19945. Collard, Frances: Regency Furniture.

Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club reprinted 2000. 346 pp. 28 x 20.5cm. illustrations. Gold-blocked brown boards. In very good condition, in a vg dustwrapper. Unpackaged weight 1.8 kg, so additional charges may be necessary for postage. 25.00

18110. Crudgington, I.M. and D.J. Baker: The British Shotgun Volume One 1850-70.

Southampton: Ashford, Buchan & Enright, 1990. Second edition. 256 pp. 26.5 x 20.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Gold-blocked brown boards, in very good condition, in a v.g. dustwrapper. Signed by Crudgington on the title page. Unpackaged weight 1,050g, so overseas shipping will require extra postage. 15.00

20070. D'Arcy, Eithne: Irish Crochet Lace Motifs collected and described by Eithne D'Arcy

Dublin: Dolmen Press 1984. 29.5 x 21 cm. 63 pp. Photogaphy by John - David Biggs. Softcover in very good condition. 10.00

19282. Donald, Diana: Followers of Fashion Graphic Satires from the Georgian Period.

London: Hayward Gallery 2002. 84 pp. 22 x 22 cm. Illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. 20.00

19955. Drury, Elizabeth, editor, etc.: Antiques Traditional techniques of the master craftsmen Furniture, glass, ceramics, gold, silve and much more.

London: Macmillan, 1986. 224pp. 27.5 x 21 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Index. Bibliography. Gold-blocked red boards. In very good condition, in a very good dw. Unpackaged weight 1,210g. 10.00

9469. Francis, Peter: A Pottery by the Lagan Irish Creamware from the Downshire Pottery Belfast 1787-c.1806.

Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies in association with the Ulster Museum, 2001. 83 pp. 26.5 x 21 cm. 23 coloured plates, and 23 figures. Map. Plans. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. The result of excavations on the site of one of the largest potteries built in Ireland. The Downshire pottery was set up to compete with Wedgewood, producing creamwares. Their pieces were unmarked but now pieces are being identified and the range of material continues to grow. Two of the pottery buildings survive in use which is also exciting. 12.00

10558. Gamage's: Mr. Gamage's Great Toy Bazaar 1902-1906.

London: Denys Ingram Publishers 1982. 28.5 x 23 cm. 160 pp. illustrated, introduction by Charlotte Parry-Crooke, hardback, very good in a v.g. dustwrapper. This is a selection from two rare and early Gamage's catalogues from 1902 and 1906. The Golden Age of Toys. 20.00

19942. Good, Richard: Keeping Time Collecting and Caring for Clocks.

London: British Museum Press 1985. 220 pp illustrated in monochrome, softcovers, in good condition. 12.00

12940. Hall, Major H. Byng: The Adventures of a Bric a Brac Hunter.

London: Tinsley Brothers 1868. vi+190 pp. In half leather and cloth boards, six panelled spine with raised bands, small gilt motifs in panels and original spine labels. A nice bright copy of a fairly scarce title. It describes his travels, as a Military Attache, around Europe in search of porcelain and other ceramics. It is really rather charming. 110.00

17755. Hayward, Helena: Thomas Johnson and English Rococo.

London: Alec Tiranti, 1964. viii + 45 pp. + 191 plates. 28.5 x 22 cm. Concordance. Index. Gold-blocked red boards, in very good condition, in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. Contains all Johnson's surviving furniture designs. 95.00

19953. Helliwell, Stephen: Understanding Antique Silver Plate.

Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club Ltd; 2000. Reprint. 230pp. 28 x 21.5cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w.. Very useful sections on marks. Bibliography. Gold-blocked gray boards. In very good condition, in a very good dw. Unpackaged weight 1,210g. 10.00

19946. Herrmann, Frank: The English as Collectors A Documentary Sourcebook.

Delaware, New Castle: Oak Knoll Press. Nottingham: The Plough Press 2002. 26 x 19 cm. xlviii+461 pp. 96 illustrations, gold blocked blue boards, there is small damage to the lower spine extremity and to the dustwrapper at the same place. Apart from that the book is in good condition. This is a heavy book and overseas shipping will require extra postage. 20.00

19281. Hoskins, Lesley: The Papered Wall The History, Patterns and Techniques of Wallpaper.

London: Thames and Hudson new and expanded edition 2005. 30 x 22 cm. 272 pp. 363 illustrations, softcovers, in very good condition. A heavy book, overseas postage may require extra shipping. 15.00

12206. Jackson, Robert Wyse: Irish Silver.

Cork and Dublin: Mercier Press, 1972. 85 pp. illustrated, hardback, in a slightly worn, rubbed dustwrapper. Feep removed and a library withdrawn stamp on the half title, and another stamp on the acknowledgements page. Otherwise internally very fresh, a good copy overall. We don't usually offer ex-lib. stock but this classic work is increasingly uncommon. 35.00

19659. John Ross and Co. (Morgans): Auction Catalogue Castlewellan Castle County Down

Belfast: John Ross & Co. 1964. Catalogue of French and English antique furnishings, oil paintings, porcelain, English and Continental silver, Sheffield plate, tapestries and library. A three day auction 5th-7th Oct. 1964.14.5 x 18.5 cm. 62 pp. 25 illustrations in black and white, card covers, in very good condition. 23.00

19956. Johnson, Lorraine: How to Restore & Repair Practically Everything.

London: Michael Joseph, 1984. New edition. Fully Revised and Expanded. 192pp. 26.5 x 21 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Index. Suppliers' Index. Gold-blocked red boards. In very good condition, in a very good dw. Unpackaged weight 850g. 10.00

19952. Jones, Mark, editor, with Paul Craddock, Nicolas Barker, and 136 contributors.: Fake? The Art of Deception.

London: British Museum Publications Ltd; 1990. 312pp. 27.5 x 22cm. 335 illustrations. Bibliography. Index. Glazed card covers. In very good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,010g. 10.00

19412. Kenyon, Gerald A: The Collection of Irish Furnitiure at Malahide Castle.

Dublin: pubished for G. A. Kenyon, 1994. 143pp. 21 x 14.5 cm. 62 monochrome illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. Scarce. A definitive study. 11.50

10578. Kingsley, Rebecca: Dolls Houses.

London: Grange Books 1999. 21 by21 cms. 64 pp. illustrated, hardback, dustwrapper, in very good condition. A concise introduction to collecting Doll's Houses, and where to see, identify, buy and care for Doll's Houses, well illustrated. 8.00

8015. Kure, Gottfried and Voice, David: Toy and Model Trams of the World Vol 1: Toys, Die Casts and Souvenirs.

Adam Gordon Buckinghamshire 2001. A description of toy and model trams around the world including trolleybuses, underground cars, funiculars and monorails. 29.5 by 21 cms. 128 pp. illustrated in colour, paperback, in mint condition. Manufacturer's index, 1800 items included, 480 manufacturer's names, historical summary, market price estimates. 15.00

19959. Lewis, Wilmarth: Collector's Progress.

London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1952. First English Edition. xxiii + 245pp. 17 illustrations. Index. Siver-blocked blue boards. No dw. An American's visits to England over nineteen years. Edges of print block slightly foxed, o/w in good condition. 15.00

19905. MacQuoid, P and Edwards, R: The Dictionary of English Furniture from the Middle Ages to the Late Georgian Period.

New York, Antique Collectors' Club Ltd, 1983. Second revised edition, now as a Limited edition. Three-volume set, complete. Volume I : ACA-CHA 350pp, 17 colour plates + text figures throughout. Volume II : CHE-MUT, 384pp, 13 colour plates + text figures throughout. Volume III : NAI-ZUC, 376pp, 13 colour plates + text figures throughout. Laminated boards. No dust jackets. Almost as new. Total unpackaged weight 4,800g, so may require extra postage charges particularly overseas. The Dictionary of English Furniture from the middle ages to the late Georgian period by Percy Macquoid and Ralph Edwards, originally published 1924 - 27 and second, revised, edition 1954, by Country Life Ltd. This edition revised and enlarged by Ralph Edwards. 100.00

10590. Mallett: Mallett A Gold Service.

London: Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd n.d. c. 1995. 28 pp. illustrated in colour, a.e.g. hardback. A catalogue of a 110 piece service in 18 carat gold which was then being offered for sale. 25.00

19940. Manchip, David: Artists and Craftsmen of the 19th century Derby China Factory.

Ashbourne: Landmark Collector's Library 2004 30.5 x 21.5 cm. 192 pp. illustrated, gold blocked redboards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. This is a heavy book and overseas shipping will incur extra postage charges. 10.00

10596. Midland Bank & Spink & Son: The Development of English Coinage Elizabeth I - Elizabeth II.

London: Midland Bank & Spink & Son August 1963. 17.5 by 20 cms. 32 pp. illustrated, card covers, covers a little dusty, one small mark where a price label has been removed, otherwise in good condition. 6.00

19958. Mills, John FitzMaurice: Treasure Keepers

Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc.,1973. 160pp. 27.5 x 19 cm. Index. Laminated pictorial boards. No dw. In very good condition Unpackaged weight 850g. Chapters include: Display or Protect?, The Investigators, How Old Is It? The Restorers, Fakes and Forgers, Disaster, A Look at the Past, and A New Kind of Museum. 15.00

20025. Neligan, Agnes editor: Maynooth Library Treasures from the collections of St. Patrick's College.

London: The British Library 1994. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. ix+326 pp. illustrated, gold blocked burgundy boards, in very good condition in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. 15.00

19951. Newman, Harold: An Illustrated Dictionary of Glass.

London: Thames Ltd; 1987. 351pp. 25 x 17cm. "625 illustrations, 17 in colour ". Glazed card covers. In very good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,010g. 10.00

19862. Partridge Fine Art Ltd.: Meissen: "Birds, Beasts and Chinamen" From American and Luxembbourg Collections.

London: Partridge Fine Art Ltd 2006. Exhibition Sale Catalogue. 26.5 x 21.5 cm. 95 pp. c.100 colour illustrations with text, gilt blocked green card covers, in very good condition. This is a beautifully illustrated and produced catalogue with photographs of the finest quality, ravishing pocelain. 18.00

19948. Phillips, Phoebe, editor: The Encyclopedia of Glass.

London: William Heinemann, Ltd; 1981. 320pp. 28.5 x 22cm. " illustrated throughout in colour and black-and-white, with over 400 pictures and line illustrations". Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked navy boards. In very good condition, in a very good dw. Unpackaged weight 1,650g. 19.50

10571. Pollen, John Hungerford: Gold and Silver Smith's Work.

London: Chapman and Hall 1879. viii+160 pp. with numerous woodcuts, hardback, in very good condition. A South Kensington Museum Art Handbook. 10.00

10601. Poole, Denise: Fine Old English Silver .

South Thoresby in Lincolnshire, n.d. c. 1970(?). A collection of 7 illustrated catalogues of silver for sale by this dealer. All but 2 are with covers showing an illustration of Lincoln Cathedral. Rusty staples otherwise good. As a lot. 10.00

15721. Rawlings, G.B.: Ancient Medieval Modern Coins and how to know them.

Chicago: Ammon Press, 1966. xix+360 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Thirty-five Plates illustrating 294 coins. Gold-blocked maroon boards, in a price-clipped, worn dustwrapper. Internally a good clean tight copy. 12.00

19944. Rice, Dennis G.: Derby Porcelain The Golden Years 1750 - 1770.

Newton Abbot: David & Charles 1983. 216 pp. 29.5 x 20.5cm. 150monochrome illustrations. Gold-blocked red boards. In very good condition, in a vg dustwrapper. Unpackaged weight 1 kg, so additional charges may be necessary for postage. 12.00

17107. Sandon, Henry: Royal Worcester Porcelain from 1862 to the Present Day.

London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1975. Second edition. xxix+265 pp. 25.5 x 18 cm. 220 illustrations. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a slightly worn, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A classic study. 15.00

19961. Savage, George: The Art and Antique Restorers' Handbook A Dictionary of Materials and Processes used in the Restoation and Preservation of All Kinds of Works of Art..

London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1980. Revised Edition. (vi) + 142pp. Index. Gold-blocked black boards. Trimmed dw, o/w in good condition. Useful reference book. 15.00

10576. Schlosser, Ignaz: Le Verre Ancien.

Paris: Presses Universitaires de France 1957. 46 pp. illustrated, hardback, the book is in very good condition but the dustwrapper has some wear to the upper part of the spine. 9.00

20298. Scott, Rosemary E.: Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art a guide to the collection.

London: School of Oriental and African Studies1989. 26 x 18.5 cm.112 pp.114 illustrations mostly in colour, softcovers, in very good condition 20.00

12349. Semple, Miss: The Costume of The Netherlands Displayed in Thirty Coloured Engravings after Drawings from Nature by Mrs Semple with descriptions in English and French.

London: Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 1817. 30 pp. + 24 acquatint hand-coloured prints of Dutch costume, out of 30 called for. 37 x 26.5 cm. The date of publication on most of the drawings is January 1st 1817: on the titlepage, and on drawings 4 and 7, March 1st 1817. The engraved titlepage incorporates a coloured vignette of five figures in a coastal scene, including a fisherman with his nets, a gentleman conversing with a lady, and a square-rigged boat. The engraver is W Bartlett. A page then notes "The following Drawings, being correct representations of the Costumes of the Netherlands, (each subject having been sketched from Nature) may be found interesting at this time when British valour has made that part of the continent familiar to the Public." Miss Semple seems to have known the country and its inhabitants, and seems to have had little trouble in getting them to pose for her. Her brief descriptions of the illustrations are a joy, full of wit and acute observation and understanding, and are given in English and French. In a contemporary dark-green leather binding with six panelled spine with raised bands, and very extensive gilt decorative detailing to boards and spine. Internally dusty, with some spotting and light fingering to foreedge of plates. Henry Manley's copy, with the name written neatly on the titlepage, and the date 1824. The six plates that have been removed are numbers 12, 14, 16, 17, 25, and 28. 750.00

11823. Stanton, Victoria and Cooper-Willis, Eaun: The Story of Portmeirion Potteries 1960-1995 SA Collector's Guide.

Stoke on Trent: Portmeirion Potteries 1995. 21 by 9 cms. 60 pp. illustrated, laminated hard covers, in very good condition. Useful for the collector of this pottery founded in 1960 by Susan William-Ellis and her husband. Classic 1960's ceramics 10.00

17145. Taggart, Rose E.: The Frank and Harriet Burnap Collection of English Pottery in the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery.

Kansas City: Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, 1967. Revised and enlarged edition. 219 (4) pp. 28 x 22 cm. Profusely illustated in colour and monochrome. Printed white on blue card covers, in a good but slightly edge-rubbed pictorial dustwrapper. A very useful study collection, making a good reference book. 15.00

10570. Tait, Hugh: Clocks in the British Museum.

London: Published by the Trustees of the British Museum. 55 pp. +58 plates. card covers, in good condition. Weight driven Frame Clocks, Spring driven Frame Clocks, Spring driven Plated Clocks and Clocks with Pendulums. 8.00

19349. Trench, Lucy, editor: Materials & Techniques in the Decorative Arts An Illustrated Dictionary.

London: John Murray, 2000. ix + 571 pp. 23 x 15 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Bibliography. Pictorial matt card covers. In verygood condition. Unpackaged weight 1,000g, and overseas shipping may incur extra postage. 10.00

19965. Turland, Frank: Furniture in England.

London: A. & C. Black Ltd, 1962. Black's Junior Reference Books. 64 pp. 25 x 19 cm. Pictorial matt boards, in a price-cut dw. Name on front paste-down. Illustrated in black and white. In slightly-worn condition. 10.00

19916. Twitchett, John: Derby Porcelain.

London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1980. 319 pp. 30.5 x 21cm. 79 colour illustrations. 400 b&w illustrations. Gold-blocked blue boards. Index. Unpackaged weight 1,500g, so additional charges may be necessary for postage. 10.00

10532. Veteran Machines: Veteran Machines No 1 Nov.-Dec. 1974 No.2. Spring 1975.

Maidstone. Grade Magazines 1974-75. 2 issues of this magazine, 16 pp. and 16 pp. illustrated, paper covers, in very good condition. Articles on Talking Machines, Sewing Machines, an organ, a Victorian factory Bradbury's of Oldham. 10.00

17316. Wallwitz, Angela Grafin von: Celebrating Kaendler 1706-1775 Meissen Porcelain Sculpture.

Munchen: Angela Grafin Von Wallwitz, 2006. 216 pp. 28.5 x 22 cm. A profusely-illustrated catalogue. Green- and white-printed black boards, no dw, as issued. Some minor wear to boards, otherwise in very good condition. The text is in parallel German and English. 30.00

10160. Westropp, Dudley: Irish Glass An Account of Glass-Making in Ireland from the XVIth Century to the Present Day.

London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1920. 206 pp. 28 x 22 cm. "Illustrated with reproductions of 188 typical pieces of Irish glass and 220 patterns and designs." An indispensable reference work for anyone interested in Irish glass, or, indeed, early glass in general. A very handsome book in gold-blocked red boards. 20.00

19947. Williams, Joan: The Silver of the University of Glasgow.

Glasgow University of Glasgow 1990. 29 x 21 cm. 48 pp. illustrations, softcovers, inscibed by the author to rear of title page. In very good condition. 10.00

19966. Williams, Nigel: Porcelain Repair and Restoration.

London: British Museum Publications Limited, 1983. A Colonnade Book. 144 pp. 24 x 17 cm. "53 illustrations and 8 line-drawings". Pictorial glazed card covers. Illustrated in black and white. Reading list. Index. In good condition. A very useful, practical, guide. 12.00

19963. Wilson, Duncan, Director, et al.: Somerset House The building & collections.

London: The British Art Journal, 2001. 144pp. Glazed card covers. Illustrated in colour and b&w. In very good condition. 10.00

15914. Young, Derek: Coin Catalogue of Ireland 1928-1967.

Dublin: Stagecast Publications, 1968. Coin Record Series 1. Second edition. 44 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Illustrated. Covers dusty, otherwise good. Scarce. 20.00

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