Thomson, James
The works of James Thomson: with his last corrections and improvements. To which is prefixed an account of his life and writings. In two volumes
Volume I: xxvi,468 pp. 8 plates as called for. Frontispiece with portrait is missing. Volume II: 524 pp. 6 plates as called for. Frontispiece with portrait is missing. With book plates of Hugh F. Marriott. Hardback, leather. Size: 29 x 23 cm. Four engraved plates by Tardieu after William Kent to "The Seasons", engraved plate of Newton's monument designed by Kent, engraved plate of Britannia by Van Neist after S. Wale, engraved plate of Britannia and Liberty designed and engraved by Van Neist,…
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Thorpe, W.A
A History of English and Irish Glass. Complete in two volumes
Original green cloth, Two volumes, quarto, size: 27 x 21 cm. Volume I colour fronts. xv 371pp. text figures; Vol. II (plate volume), xii, 148 photo. plates. Each volume top edge gilt, Limited edition: this is No. 463 of 500 copies. Condition: Backs a bit faded, some rubbing on the bindings.
€ 75,00 View
Langford, John Alfred
Staffordshire and Warwickshire, Past and Present. Assisted by eminent authorities in both counties. With numerous illustrations from original drawings by H. Warren.
ca. 1880 - Highly decorative purple cloth bindings with coats of arms on front board. All edges gilt, 2 volumes in 4 bindings. Volume I: Staffordshire 607 pp. + LXXXVIII (two separate books). Volume II: Warwickshire 704pp. (two separate books) - 28 plates, 2 coloured maps, Condition: Spines fading. Binding first volume has a small piece missing of the spine (see photo). Slight shelf wear, foxing to outer pages, otherwise a very nice clean copy.
€ 275,00 View
Kirkland, John
The Modern Baker Confectioner And Caterer; with contributions from specialists and trade experts. New and revised edition.
London: Gresham Publishing Company Ltd., 1924. Complete in four volumes. Size: 25,5 x 17,5 cm., xvi, 246; xvi, 278; xiv, 269, [1]; x, 250 pages. One hundred-eight plates (1 folding; 25 color; some with tissue guards with legends). Five colored maps on four plates. Two folding tables. numerous text illus. (some full-page). Second, revised edition. Volume I deals with wheat and other cereals, flour, yeast, bread-making, and aeration, Volume II with confectionery, buns, scones, cakes, icings and…
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Azzi Visentini Margherita
L'arte dei giardini. Scritti teorici e pratici dal XIV al XIX secolo.
619+507 pp. Complete in two volumes. Hardback, cloth. Size: 27x19.5 cm. Condition: as new. 8870501264 ** This is the edition deluxe, one of 400 copies reserved for the Banca Commerciale Italiana. A beautiful work on historic gardens
€ 125,00 View