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Collector Bookstore is a leading specialty retailer of price guides and reference books to inform and educate collectors and professionals in the antiques and collectors markets. Our customers include individual collectors, dealers, appraisers, auctioneers & other industry professionals. We buy most titles directly from the publisher; this ensures our price guides are the most recent. Because our stock is always fresh, you won't receive heavily thumbed shelf copies from us! Authors are encouraged to submit their reference titles for our consideration.

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Royal Doulton Series Ware Volume 2: Olde Worlde Imagery

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New. Royal Doulton Series Ware Book 2 is the second on the subject of Series ware, the name applied to an assortment of decorative and practical items, such as plates, vases or jugs, which are printed with popular imagery. This volume continues the study of a now flourishing collecting field recording all the series depicting Olde Worlde Imagery.


English Furniture 1660-1714 From Charles II to Queen Anne new book

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Edition: 2002 edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: ACC Distribution Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9781851493999 ISBN: 1851493999

Description: New in new dust jacket. English Furniture describes the development of fashionable English furniture between the restoration of Charles II in 1660 and the death of Queen Anne in 1714. Based largely on contemporary documents and on original and firmly documented furniture, together with the latest modern scholarship, it provides a closely-reasoned analysis of changing furniture styles, together with much technical information on materials and processes. The authors radical new approach to the ... Read More

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Victorian China Fairings the Collectors Guide new book

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Edition: 2003 edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: AntiqueCC Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9781851494460 ISBN: 1851494464

Description: New in new dust jacket. Fairings were definitely made for the huge English Fair market. The word fair comes from the Latin feria meaning holiday, a great day for the masses, a chance to catch up on gossip, fashions, new ideas and generally to have a good time and perhaps buy or win a small china ornament. Today we call these small German ornaments of the Victorian/ Edwardian period, Fairings. This comprehensive work is the definitive guide for the novice and experienced collector of fairings, ... Read More

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Joseph Kishere and the Mortlake Potteries new book

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Edition: 2004 edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: AntiqueCC Date published: 2004 ISBN-13: 9781851494620 ISBN: 1851494626

Description: New in new dust jacket. This fascinating volume provides the definitive history of the small but important Mortlake pottery established by Joseph Kishere in the late eighteenth-century. It focuses on the working life of Kishere and his stoneware products. The book is based on the writings and research of Robin Hildyard, Jack Howarth and the late John Eustace Anderson. Each of the contributors brings a different but complementary perspective to the subject. Andersons book A Short Account of the ... Read More

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Once Upon Our Time: Portrait Miniatures new book

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Edition: 2004 edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: National Galleries of Scotland Date published: 2004 ISBN-13: 9781903278505 ISBN: 1903278503

Description: Considered to be one of Scotland's leading figurative painters, Moyna Flannigan is known for her wry and penetrating observations on society. This book accompanies an exhibition of new work 5o portrait miniatures that reflect the styles, manners and culture of contemporary life. In an illuminating essay Keith Hartley, chief curator at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, examines Flannigan's paintings and discusses the artistic and social influences on her work. In addition, a selection ... Read More

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White Salt-Glazed Stoneware of the British Isles new book

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Edition: 2005 edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: AntiqueCC Date published: 2005 ISBN-13: 9781851494804 ISBN: 1851494804

Description: New in new dust jacket. White Salt-Glazed Stoneware of the British Isles is the first book on salt-glazed stoneware since 1971. This book is the first to cover salt-glazed production in the whole of the British Isles, not simply the production in Staffordshire. Beginning with the introduction of salt-glazed stoneware into England by German and Dutch potters in the mid-seventeenth century, and John Dwight's patent of 1672, this book goes on to discuss in detail early industrial stoneware, the ... Read More

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Royal Doulton Series Ware Volume 4: Around the World Flora and Fauna new book

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Edition: 2006 edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Richard Dennis Publications Di Date published: 2006 ISBN-13: 9780903685214 ISBN: 0903685213

Description: New. This is the fourth book on the subject of Series ware: an assortment of decorative and practical items printed with popular imagery. This volume continues the study of this popular collecting field with a survey of series featuring scenes from around the world and colourful flora and fauna. 2006. Read More

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Great British Wine Accessories 1550-1900 new book

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Edition: 2009 edition Binding: E Publisher: Brown & Brown Date published: 2009 ISBN-13: 9780956349804 ISBN: 0956349803

Description: Highly informative and copiously illustrated overview of 350 years of wine accessories Foreword by renowned wine writer Hugh Johnson This title has received great reviews from experts in the wine and antique industries "Robin Butler's new book displays impeccable scholarship combined with outstanding book production." David Peppercorn MW "To say the coverage of the subject is comprehensive is to understate." Martin Mortimer "A delightful insight into the heritage of wine. Robin Butler reveals ... Read More

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Carry Me! 1950s Lucite Handbags on American Fashion new book

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Edition: 2009 edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: ACC Distribution Date published: 2009 ISBN-13: 9781851495931 ISBN: 1851495932

Description: New in new dust jacket. The handbag has long been a symbol of status and style-it dominates the fashion scene, adds that all important finishing touch to the outfit, and is the portable accessory that no woman can live without. So, while some may say that diamonds are a girl's best friend, it's not just diamonds that make a girl shine-it's also the handbag she carries. This book celebrates some of the most fantastic and desirable handbags of the 1950s. All are constructed of Lucite-an acrylic ... Read More

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A Handsome Cupboard of Plate: Early American Silver in the Cahn Collection new book

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Edition: 2012 edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: John Adamson Dist A/C Date published: 2012 ISBN-13: 9781898565116 ISBN: 1898565112

Description: New in new dust jacket. Strength in design and fineness of craftsmanship unify the early American domestic and presentation silver assembled by Paul and Elissa Cahn and published together for the first time. Beginning in Boston with a caudle cup marked by Jeremiah Dummer, America's first native-born silversmith, and objects from the shop of patriot silversmith Paul Revere, the book then focuses on New York, where a distinctive style reflecting the Dutch heritage of that region emerged, and ... Read More

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