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B1830) Rogliatti, G. LEICA THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS. Enlarged and Revised 2nd. Edition, 1977. 8 1/2" x 5 3/4", 171 pages, 152 black and white illustrations. Totally comprehensive, covers all Leica models made for the fifty years since 1925, including information on lenses; 50th Anniversary Cameras, Military Models and Special and Experimental Models. List of serial numbers up to 1970, lens numbers, alphabetic list of code words. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 37.50 / 25.00 pounds sterling.

B1831) Rogliatti, G. LEICA THE FIRST SIXTY YEARS. 1989. 8 1/2" x 5 3/4", 224 pages, well illustrated in black and white and colour. Totally comprehensive, covers all Leica models made for the sixty years since 1925, including information on lenses; Limited Edition Anniversary and Commemorative Cameras, Wartime and Military Cameras and Special Purpose and Experimental Models. List of serial numbers up to 1981, lens numbers, alphabetic list of code words. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 37.50 / 25.00 pounds sterling.

B1832) Rogliatti, G. LEICA & LEICAFLEX LENSES. 1978. 8 1/2" x 5 3/4", 156 pages, 170 black and white illustrations, 100 diagrams, 8 pages lens productions tables. The definitive publication on Leitz Lenses giving detailed information in respect of the Leica and Leicaflex Lenses manufactured to date [of publication]. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 45.00 / 30.00 pounds sterling

B1834) Bower, Brian. LEICA REFLEX PHOTOGRAPHY. 1991. 11 3/4" x 8 7/8", 152 pages, well illustrated in black and white and colour. The definitive work for Leica reflex camera owners. Much information on cameras, lenses and accessories, also on technical matters such as exposure, choice of film and close-up techniques. Includes valuable chapter on buying equipment second-hand. Useful Appendices and tables. Bibliography. Hb in dw, fine. US$ 27.00 / 18.00 pounds sterling

B1827) Dechert, Peter. CANON RANGEFINDER CAMERAS 1933-68. 1989. 8 1/2" x 5 3/4", 208 pages, many black and white illustrations. Describes and illustrates all the Canon camera models made to the last of the rangefinder Canons in 1968. Unravels the complexity of Canon model designations, traces the development of the various models. Chapters are also devoted to the lenses. Hb in dw, fine. US$ 45.00 / 30.00 pounds sterling


B871) Karp, Abraham J. FROM THE ENDS OF THE EARTH. Judaic Treasures of the Library of Congress [one of the world's finest collections]. 1991. 12 1/4" x 9 1/4", 376 pages, over 300 colour and black and white photographs. Hb in dw, near fine, except for discrete remainder mark on lower edge. Out of print. US$ 52.50 / 35.00 pounds sterling

B862) White, Benjamin. THE CURRENCY OF THE GREAT WAR. 1921. 9 ½” x 6 1/4", 104 pages, many black and white illustrations. Inscribed 'With the Author's Compliments'. Published by Waterlow and Sons Ltd, Banknote Printers of the time. Hb, slightly bumped at corners, very slightly sprung, but essentially a fine copy. US$ 72.00 / 48.00 pounds sterling

B879) Smith, Stewart. RETRIEVERS and How to Break Them for Sport and Field Trials. 3rd. edition, no date - 1930's? 6 1/2" x 4 1/8", 62 pages, + advertisement page. Original green cloth, surface slightly worn, particularly on the rear board; otherwise a very good copy. US$ 27.00 / 18.00 pounds sterling

B881) Scrutator. LETTERS ON THE MANAGEMENT OF HOUNDS. 1852. 9" x 5 5/8", xii + 336 pages, folding plan of kennels (edges frayed). Original red ribbed cloth boards, with title and graphic illustration of a fleeing fox embossed in gold on upper board. Spine somewhat darkened, 3/4" split at lower edge, app 1/8" lost at upper and lower spine, corners bumped. Otherwise a good copy of a scarce title. US$ 112.5 / 75.00 pounds sterling.

B690) Kaiser, Joachim. WHO'S WHO IN MOZART'S OPERAS From Alfonso to Zerlina. 1986. 9 1/2" x 6 3/8". Hb in dw, pencil inscription, label 'Reference Only' on front free end-paper. US$ 22.50 / 15.00 pounds sterling

B807) Venable, Charles L. SILVER IN AMERICA 1840 - 1940. A Century of Splendor. 1997. 12" x 9", 365 pages, 246 illustrations, including 125 full colour plates. 48.00 pounds sterling

B721) Hancox, Joy. THE BYROM COLLECTION. 1992. 9 7/8" x 7 1/4", 320 pages, illustrated in black and white and colour. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 24.00 / 16.00 pounds sterling

B711) Eaton, Faith. CLASSIC DOLLS' HOUSES. 1997. 10" x 10 1/4", 167 pages, over 100 specially commissioned photographs in colour and black and white. Soft covers, near fine. US$ 14.25 / 9.50 pounds sterling

B771) Mitcham, Terry. THE BIRDS OF RUTLAND AND ITS RESERVOIRS Copy number 716 of an edition of 800 numbered copies; 1984. 9 1/4" x 6 1/8", 167 pages, coloured frontispiece, many black and white drawings and photographs. A review of the birds of Rutland between 1941 and 1980 - the first book since 1907 devoted exclusively to Rutland's birds. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 42.00 / 28.00 pounds sterling

B761) Symons, Julian. THE GENERAL STRIKE. A Historical Portrait. 1957. 8 3/4" x 5 5/8", 259 pages, 16 half-page black and white photographs. The first full history of the 1926 Strike, written with access to the TUC's previously unexamined archive records, and to contemporary letters and diaries. An exciting and instructive narrative, and a notable addition to the history of industrial relations. Bibliography. Hb in dw, both very good. US$ 15.00 / 10.00 pounds sterling

B762) "Viator" A HOLIDAY ON THE ROAD. Preston, 1887. 6 7/8" x 4 7/8", 38 pages. A tour in the North of England by three friends, with 'a landau, pair of horses, and a smart driver', From Preston, across the Pennines, ending at Harrogate. Hb; author's ink inscription to a friend. A very nice copy. US$ 12.00 / 8.00 pounds sterling.

B764) Boyne, William, F.S.A. THE YORKSHIRE LIBRARY. A Bibliographical Account of Books on Topography, Tracts..., Spaws, Geology, Botany, Maps, Views, Portraits, and Miscellaneous Literature, Relating to the County of York. 1974, second impression of 1869 first edition. 8 3/4" x 6 1/8", 304 pages. The first edition was published in 1869, in a limited edition of only 150 copies for private distribution. Listed in detail are over 550 rare and antiquarian books, pamphlets and tracts; 28 maps and plans, and over 800 prints of views and portraits, all relating to Yorkshire. Hb in dw, a very good copy. US$ 38.00 / 25.00 pounds sterling.

B766) Potts, William. A HISTORY OF BANBURY. The Story of the Development of a Country Town. Banbury, [1958] 8 3/4" x 5 5/8", 253 pages, 51 black and white illustrations. A substantial town history, from Roman times, to the twentieth century. Hb, a little soiled, but generally a very good copy. US$ 45.00 / 30.00 pounds sterling.

B768) Steward, A. V. Compiler. A SUFFOLK BIBLIOGRAPHY. Suffolk Records Society, 1979. 9 1/2" x 6 1/4", 453 pages. A practical working bibliography, gives a comprehensive guide to the literature on almost every aspect of Suffolk - in all over 8000 entries. Hb in price-clipped dw, near fine. US$ 67.00 / 45.00 pounds sterling

B769) Clarke, W.G., F.G.S. IN BRECKLAND WILDS. London 1925. 8 3/8" x 6 5/8", 208 pages, frontispiece and 15 black and white illustrations, map. Breckland is an area of heathland, some 400 square miles in area, straddling Suffolk and Norfolk in East Anglia; this is the definitive title on the area. Hb; bookplate, owner's inscription on front free end-paper. A very good copy. US$ 45.00 / 30.00 pounds sterling.

B657) Sotheby's Catalogue. THE JEFFREY YOUNG COLLECTION (click for illustration). 1992. 10 5/8" x 8 1/4", 112+ pages, black and white illustrations, price list. A collection based on the ground rules 'only to buy books which I had either read and enjoyed, or wished to read'. A fascinating collection. Very good; some lots ringed in ink. 12.50 pounds sterling

B615) Scott, Amoret and Christopher. DUMMY BOARD FIGURES. 1966. 8 3/8" x 5 1/2", 21 pages + 22 black and white plates. One of the very few books on dummy boards (or picture boards, fireboards, door porters, and silent companions, as they have also been called).. By no means commonplace, they are among the most attractive of all decorative antiques, combining as they do the arts of the furniture-maker and painter. Stiff card covers in dw, very nice copy. US$ 38.00 / 25.00 pounds sterling

B582) Meteyard, Eliza. THE LIFE OF JOSIAH WEDGWOOD from his Private Correspondence and Papers. 1980, limited (1000 copies) facsimile edition of the scarce 1865 edition; published by Wedgwood in honour of the 250th. anniversary of the birth of their founder. Approximately 9 1/4" x 6", 2 volumes in slipcase, 504 + 643 pages, many black and white illustrations, 2 in colour. A beautifully produced facsimile, down to the embossed bevel edged boards. The biography of this remarkable man (founder of the world famous firm of pottery manufacturers) is preceded by a history from its earliest times. Fine in slipcase. US$ 97.50  / 65.00 pounds sterling

B525) Rowe, Robert. ADAM SILVER 1765 - 1795 (click for picture). 1965. 10" x 6 1/4", 94 pages of text, coloured frontispiece, 96+ fine black and white illustrations, short bibliography. One of the 'Faber Monographs on Silver'. The first well-documented study of the impact which the publications and designs of the neo-classical school made on the work of the London and provincial goldsmiths. Hb in dw, very nice copy. US$ 60.00 / 35.00 pounds sterling

B333) Nimocks, Patricia. DECOUPAGE (The art of decorating surfaces with applied paper cut-outs). 1968, quarto, 176 pages, black and white and coloured illustrations. Covers history, origins, materials, and applications. Hb in dw. Very good. US$ 35.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling

B314) Esdaile, Katharine A., with introduction by Sacheverell Sitwell. ENGLISH CHURCH MONUMENTS. 1510 - 1840. [1946] (preface). Octavo, 144 pages. Black and white illustrations, and one coloured. Six lines of ink text written on end paper. Hb in fine pictorial dustwrapper, in the Batsford Architectural Series. Very good. US$ 32.50 / 18.00 pounds sterling

B90) Gilbert, K.R. THE PORTSMOUTH BLOCKMAKING MACHINERY A Pioneering Enterprise in Mass Production. A Science Museum Monograph. 1965. 9 1/4" x 7 1/4", 40 pages, black and white photographs and line drawings. Stapled card covers, very good. 10.00 pounds sterling.