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1 AHLGREN, Sven MUNOZ, Adriana STILBORG, Ole LEIFSEN, Esben Past and Present in Andean Prehistory and Early History. Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Etnografiska Museet, Göteborg, Sweden September 16-17 1996.
1998, ISBN:9187484099 
AHLGREN, Sven, Adriana Muñoz, Susanna Sjödin, & Per Stenborg, (eds). Past and Present in Andean Prehistory and Early History : Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Etnografiska Museet, Göteborg, Sweden September 16-17 1996. Goteborg : (Etnografiska Museet), 1998. Pp (4),[5]-263,(9). Illustrated. Graphs, tables. 8vo, yellow cardcovers and a brown dustjacket. Etnologiska Studier / Ethnological Studies 42. Contents : Incarracay, an lnka Administrative Centre in the Cochabamba Valley. Bolivia (by Janos Gyarmati and Andras Varga); Archaeological Explorations in Eastern Bolivia: The Samaipata Project (by Albert Meyers and Cornelius Ulbert); Clay Pots and Potters' Work: Archaeology and Ethno-archaeology at Pichao in North-western Argentina (by Susana Sjodin); The Documentation of Bolivian Rock Art (by Kristin Parknert and Ann-Charlotte Larsson); Territorio, ritos y mitos en el Formativo del noroesteargentino: Un caso de estudio entre el 500 a 800 d.C. (by Martha Ortiz Malmierca); The Troublesome Xenogamy between Archaeology and Ethnohistory: Examples from Research on North-western Argentinian Prehistory and Early History (by Per Stenborg); The Santa Maria Culture - Myth or Reality? (by Per Cornell and Nils Johansson); Centres and Peripheries in the Andes: A World Systems Approach (by Atf Hornborg); The Concept of Time-Space in Quechua: Some Considerations (by Lisbet Bengtsson); Asia - Ancon - Huari: Areas deinteraccion o nudos de transicion? El rol de los tratantes (by Anna-Britta Hellbom); La metalurgia precolombina como expresion cultural y semantica ( by Maria Rosario Vazquez); Cazadores y pastores tempranos de la Puna Argentina (by Daniel E. livera); Interdisciplinary Research of the Cultural and BiologicalDiversity of the Andean Rain Forests (by Inge Schjellerup); Histories of Mobilities, Strategies of Independence: An Example from the NorthernAndes(by Esben Leifsen); Forms of Organization in the Andean Rural Areas, Past and Present (by Bibeke Andersson); AlgunosPbjetos del Noroeste Argentino en el Museo Etnografico de Goteborg, Siecia (by Adriana Munoz); Ceramology: Geting Closer to the Potters and their World (by Ole Stilborg). Some artices in English and some in Spanish. Ex-library (spine label, inkstamp), else very good. With tipped in errata slip. 65.00

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2 AKABOSHI, Goro and Heiichiro NAKAMARU NAKAMARU, Heiichiro SILLA, June, trans. Five Centuries of Korean Cermaics : Pottery and Porcelain of the Yi Dynasty. 1st english ed in dj.
Weatherhill/Tankosha, New York, 1975, ISBN:0834815141 
AKABOSHI, Goro and Heiichiro NAKAMARU. Five Centuries of Korean Cermaics : Pottery and Porcelain of the Yi Dynasty . Translated by June Silla. New York: Weatherhill/Tankosha, (1975). First English Edition. Pp. [1]-159,(1), including plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, olive-green cloth spine with decorated cream paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Top edge spotted, else vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 50.00

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3 ALFOLDY, Sandra. McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History Allied Arts : Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada.
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 2012, ISBN:9780773540033 
ALFOLDY, Sandra. The Allied Arts : Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (2012). Pp. (10),[xi]-xv,(9) of illustrations,[1]-227,(1). Illustrated, sometimes in colour. Large 8vo, illustrated blue and green card covers with white spine, yellow and white lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine, french flaps.A volume in the McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History series. "During periods of close collaboration, championed by figures like John Ruskin and William Morris, architecture and craft were referred to as 'the allied arts'. By the mid-twentieth century, however, it was more common for the two disciplines to be considered distinct professional fields, with architecture having little to do with studio craft. 'The Allied Arts' investigates the history of the complex relationship between craft and architecture by examining their intersection in Canadian public buildings. Sandra Alfoldy explains the challenges facing the development of public craft and documents the largely ignored public craft commissions of the post-war era. The book highlights theg global concerns of material, scale, form, ornament, and identity shared by architects and craftspeople. It alsostudies the ways in which the allied arts are mediated by institutions and the fragility of craft commissions that were once considered an integral p art of the built environment. Considering a wide range of craftspeople, materials, and forms -- from the ceramics of Jack Sures and Jordi Bonet to thetextile work of Mariette Rousseau-Vermette and Carole Sabiston -- Alfoldy celebrates the successes of architectural craftsmanship, developing ideas about the complex relationship between architecture and craft that reach well beyond national boundaries." - from the rear cover. Very good. 30.00

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History of Mosaics.  signed ltd ed , ANTHONY, Edgar Waterman
4 ANTHONY, Edgar Waterman History of Mosaics. signed ltd ed
Porter Sargent, 1935, 
ANTHONY, Edgar Waterman. A History of Mosaics. Boston: Porter Sargent, (1935). Pp. (2), (6), [7]-332, (2), followed by 80 leaves of plates. 4to, full vellum, gilt titles to front and spine, single line gilt border to boards and spine, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. This edition is limitedto fifty copies signed and numbered by the author, this being no. 47. Chap ters: 1. The Origin and Spread of Mosaic; 2. The Characteristics and Technique of Classical and Christian Mosaics; 3. Hellenistic and Roman Mosaics; 4. Roman Mosaics from the Fourth to the Seventh Centuries; 5. The Mosaics ofRavenna; 6. Other Early Mosaics to the Seventh Century; 7. The Seventh and Eighth Centuries; 8. The Roman School of the Ninth Century; 9. The Elevent h Century in the Near East; 10. Sicilian Mosaics; 11. Venetian and Florentine Mosaics; 12. Roman Mosaics of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries; 13. The Fourteenth Century; 14. From the Renaissance to the Nineteenth Century;15. Nineteenth Century and Modern Mosaics. With Notes, Bibliography, Gloss ary and Index. A general light soiling to the vellum, some minor rubbing tothe gilt, slight fading to the dentelles at the fore-edge, owner's name to the first blank, else a very good copy. 250.00

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5 Antiques - Smithsonian) Cooper-Hewitt Museum Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques. 15 vols in dj
Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design, 1979, 
(Antiques - Smithsonian). Prepared by The Cooper-Hewitt Museum Written by various authors. The Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques. In FifteenVolumes. N. pl.: The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design, 1979-1983. Pp. 127, approx. in all volumes with numerous colour plates and black & white photographs. 4to, paper covered boards, cloth spines with gilt lettering to front and spine. Titles include: Furniture 1: Prehistoric Through Rococo; Needlework; Oriental Rugs; Porcelain; Clocks; Glass; Prints; Jewelry; Furniture 2: Neoclassic to the Present; Silver; Pottery; Toys & Games; Miniatures; Boxes; Enamels. Small sticker to ffep, else vg in djs ( occasional narrow band of browning to top edges, one or two small bumps). forthe set 250.00

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6 Art - Ceramics] Ceramics from France : The Middle Ages to the Revolution
Helio-Typo Aulard, Paris, 1971, 
[Art - Ceramics]. Ceramics from France : The Middle Ages to the Revolution / Céramiques de France du Moyen Age a la Révolution. 1300-1800. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 6 May - 13 June 1971. The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 14 July - 22 August 1971. (Paris: Hélio-Typo Aulard), 1971. Pp. [1]-110,(2), including tipped in plates. Plates leaves are laid in, but included in pagination. Illustrated. 4to, printed cream yarn-bound card covers with illustrated pictorial panel to front. A catalogue of an exhibition of French ceramics that visited two Canadian galleries in 1971. Text in French and English. Rubbed, edges nicked, gift bookplate verso front cover, else vg. 25.00

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7 BARKHOUSE, Joyce LORENZEN-KING, Dinamarca Lorenzen Collection.
Maritime Flavour Gallery, Halifax , 1985, 
BARKHOUSE, Joyce. The Lorenzen Collection. With illustrations by Dinamarca Lorenzen-King. Halifax : Maritime Flavour Gallery, (December 1985). Pp (62). Illustrated. 8vo, art-illustrated grey card covers, black lettering to front cover and spine. For the past 40 years, the Lorenzens have been making their pottery mushrooms in Nova Scotia. This book has coloured illustrations of 150 of the present collection of 202 mushrooms. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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8 BARTON, R.M. History of the Cornish China-Clay Industry
D. Bradford Barton , Truro, Cornwall, 1966, 
BARTON, R.M. A History of the Cornish China-Clay Industry. Truro (Cornwall,UK) : D. Bradford Barton Ltd, (1966). First Edition. Pp [1]-212. Illustrat ed. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. The Potters in Cornwall: 1750-1820. 2. The Cornish Adventurers: 1820-1858. 3. Expansion: 1858-1912. 4. Integration: 1912-1966. “The china-clay and china-stone industry of Cornwall is one of the most important and individual extractive industries in Great Britain today. It is, moreover, an old established one, owing its origin two centuries ago to the Plymouth potter, William Cookworthy.” - from the dj. Very good in edgeworn dustjacket. 35.00

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Scandinavian Design. 1st in dj , BEER, Eileene Harrison
9 BEER, Eileene Harrison Scandinavian Design. 1st in dj
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1975, 
BEER, Eileene Harrison. Scandinavian Design : Objects of a Life Style. N.Y.: Farrar, Straus and Giroux / The American-Scandinavian Society, (1975). First Printing. Pp 214. Illustrated. 4to, magenta cloth. Covers ceramics, wood and furniture, glass and crystal, textiles, jewelry and metals, trolls, mobiles, et cetera. Vg in dj (chipped at top spine, tears to rear panel). 80.00

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Nineteenth Century English Pottery and Porcelain. UK in dj. , BEMROSE, Geoffrey
10 BEMROSE, Geoffrey Nineteenth Century English Pottery and Porcelain. UK in dj.
BEMROSE, Geoffrey. Nineteenth Century English Pottery and Porcelain. L. : Faber and Faber, (1952). Pp (6),vii-xi,(1),157,(3),+ 96 plates. Tall 8vo, purple cloth. Vg in spine-chipped, price-clipped dj. 60.00

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11 BERGES, Ruth From Gold to Porcelain : The Art of Porcelain and Faïence in dj
Thomas Yoseloff, New York, 1977, 
BERGES, Ruth. From Gold to Porcelain : The Art of Porcelain and Faïence. New York & London : Thomas Yoseloff, (copyright 1963). Pp. (6),7-239,(1) + colour frontispiece. Double column. Illustrated throughout with b&w photos. 4to, white cloth, gilt lettering to the spine. "As far as possible and practical, the chapters of this book have been arranged chronologically, although each may be read independently of the others. Twenty-one chapters presenttwenty-one different subjects in the field of faience and porcelain. The f irst two chapters on the Orient stress the fact that porcelain (especially in China) was made there long before the secret of its manufacture was discovered on the Continent. The second section of the book compririses the story of faience in five major Europoean countries. The third section focuses on the discovery and development of European porcelain, its prevailing styles, its peak of achievement, and its decline. The fourth section takes a close look at some ot the artists — the porcelain modelers and painters — at their lives, their aims, and the characteristics of their art. The final chapters deal with specific subjects as expressed through the medium of porcelain." (from the dj). Contents : Part I. The Orient. 1. The Secret of the Orient; 2. Exclusively Japan. Part II. Faïence in Europe. 3. The Orient Meets Spain: Hispano- Moresque Potteries; 4. Renaissance Pottery: Majolica; 5. Faïence in Germany: Tiles, Tankards, and Tureens; 6. From Faenza to Faïence; 7. The Predominance of Delft. Part III. Porcelain in Europe . 8. From Gold to Porcelain; 9. Meissen’s First Rival: Du Paquier in Vienna; 10. At the French Court: Pâte tendre; 11. Capo di Monte, Buen Retiro, Naples; 12.In the Georgian Taste: Chelsea; 13. Down to Earth Thuringia. Part IV. The Artists. 14. Modeller of Porcelain: Kändler; 15. From Rebel Painter to Factory Director : Löwenfinck; 16. The Hannong Family; 17. Bavarian Rococo: The Superb Elegance of Bustelli; 18. Melchior: Back to Nature; 19. On Potteries and Porcelains Purchased or Pilfered : Hausmaler. Part V. The Inspiration. 20. Enter: Commedia dell’arte; 21. Music in Porcelain. With selected bibliography and index. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Name, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket, with small tear. 35.00

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12 BLACK, Jonathan Orthopaedic Biomaterials in Research and Practice. First Edition, softcover, signed
Churchill Livingstone, New York, Edinburgh, London, Melbourne, 1988, ISBN:0443084848 
BLACK, Jonathan. Orthopaedic Biomaterials in Research and Practice. New York, Edinburgh, London, Melbourne : Churchill Livingstone, 1988. First Edition. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-394,(4). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black card covers, lettered in red and white. Contents : 1. Forces and Equilibrium. 2. Deformation. 3. Mechanical Properties. 4. Viscoelasticity. 5. Properties of NaturalMaterials. 6. Poiymers. 7. Metals. 8. Ceramics and Composites. 9. Friction and Wear. 10. Corrosion and Degradation. 11.Fixation. 12. Host Response. 1 3. Testing and Introduction of New Materials. 14. Materials Retrieval and Analysis. Annotated Bibliography. Self-Test. GJossary. Very good. Signed by the author "With very best regards, Jonathan." 75.00

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Guide to the Knowledge of Pottery, and Other Objects of Vertu.   3rd ed , BOHN, Henry G.
13 BOHN, Henry G. Guide to the Knowledge of Pottery, and Other Objects of Vertu. 3rd ed
George Bell & Sons, 1887, 
BOHN, Henry G. A Guide to the Knowledge of Pottery, and Other Objects of Vertu : comprising an Illustrated Catalogue of the Bernal Collection of Works of Art, with the Prices at which they were sold at Auction, and the Names of the Present Possessors. To which were added an Introductory Essay on Pottery and Porcelain and an engraved list of Marks and Monograms. Numerous wood engravings. L: George Bell & Sons, 1887. Third Edition, corrected. Pp. (3), iv-xxxvi, 504. 8vo, pressed decorative green cloth, gilt lettering to spine.
Hinges starting, spine faded, ends nicked, boards sunned, corners bumped, gift inscription to ffep, else vg. 100.00

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14 BONET, Jordi). FOLCH-RIBAS, Jacques Folch-Ribas, Jacques BONET Jordi Jordi bonet: le signe et la terre ( The Sign and the Earth). signed
Editions Du Centre De Psychologie Et De Pedagogie, 1964, 
(BONET, Jordi.) FOLCH-RIBAS, Jacques. Jordi bonet: le signe et la terre ( The Sign and the Earth). Montreal: Editions du Centre de Psychologie et de Pedagogie, (1964). Pp. (6),7-[79],(1). Illustrated wiht both colour and black and white photographs. Sq 8vo, beige cloth. Text in English, French, Catalan, and Spanish. In the Collection Artistes Canadiens, dirigée par Guy Robert. Vg in nicked, short-closed-torn dust jacket. Inscribed by Jordi Bonet on the first blank leaf. 40.00

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Porcelain : A Sketch of Its Nature, Art and Manufacture, BURTON, William
15 BURTON, William Porcelain : A Sketch of Its Nature, Art and Manufacture
Cassell & Co., London, 1906, 
BURTON, William. Porcelain : A Sketch of Its Nature, Art and Manufacture. With 50 Half-tone Plates. London : Cassell & Co., n.d. [1906]. Pp 264. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, t.e.g. William Burton, M.A., F.C.S. (b. March 19,1863, Manchester - d. April 4, 1941, London) a leading pottery expert and magnate, who had once worked at Wedgwood's. Heavily foxed, else very good. 60.00

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16 BURTON, William WEDGEWOOD, Josiah) Josiah Wedgwood and His Pottery. First Edition, Limited Edition in dustjacket.
Cassell , 1922, 1922 
BURTON, William. Josiah Wedgwood and His Pottery. With 32 colour and 72 b & w plates. London, &c : Cassell & Company, Ltd, 1922. First Edition. Limited Edition. Pp (4), v-xii, [1]-195, (1), colour frontispiece + 31 colour plates tipped-in on grey card leaves, (each with a captioned tissue guard) + 72 b&w photo plates. Large, thick 8vo, pressed blue cloth. Gilt lettering to spine; black and rust urn design to front board, t.e.g. Printed brown paper dustjacket.

William Burton, M.A., F.C.S. (b. March 19, 1863, Manchester - d. April 4, 1941, London) a leading pottery expert and magnate, who had once worked at Wedgwood's.

Josiah Wedgwood (b. July 12, 1730, Burslem, Staffordshire – d. January 3, 1795, Etruria, Staffordshire).

Limited, Numbered Edition.

"This Edition is limited to fifteen hundred copies (1,000 for England and 500 for the United States of America), of which this is No.406."

Preface [dated Autumn, 1937 at Hartsheath, Flintshire];
1. By Way of Introduction;
2. The Early Conditions of Pottery Industry in Staffordshire;
3. The Improvements of Manufacturing Conditions in Staffordshire;
4. The White and Cream-coloured Earthenware;
5. Useful Wares;
6. Red, Black, and Buff Pottery;
7. The Invention of the "Jasper" Body;
8. Wedgwood's Printed Earthenwares ;
9. The Wedgwood "Russian Service";
10. The Staffordshire Lustre Pottery;
11. Wedgwood's Public Work;
12. Wedgwood and His Partners;
13. Wedgwood's Principal Artists;
14. Wedgwood and His Family;
15. The Principal Contemporary Potters in Staffordshire.
With index.

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Description of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain. Being a Transaltion of the T'ao Shuo , BUSHELL, Stephen W.
17 BUSHELL, Stephen W. Description of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain. Being a Transaltion of the T'ao Shuo
Oxford University Press, 1977, ISBN:0195803728 
BUSHELL, Stephen W. Description of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain. Being a Transaltion of the T'ao Shuo . With an index by Lady David. Kuala Lumpur; Oxford University Press, (1977). First published by the Oxford University Press in 1910. Pp. 275. 8vo, green cloth, gilt titles to spine. From the series Oxford in Asia Studies in Ceramics. "The T'ao Shuo, or 'Description of Chinese Pottery', by Chu Yen, was the first work written on the subject of Chinese ceramics."-from the dj. Vg in dj. 90.00

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18 CALLOWAY, Stephen LIBERTY, Arthur Lasenby) SWEET, Fay BAYER, Patricia House of Liberty : Masters of Style and Decoration. First Edition in dustjacket.
Thames and Hudson, London, 1992, ISBN:0500236453 
(LIBERTY, Arthur Lasenby). CALLOWAY, Stephen. The House of Liberty : Masters of Style and Decoration. (London): Thames & Hudson, (1992). First Printing. Pp. (7),8-224. Illustrated, largely in colour. 4to, navy blue cloth withsilver decoration to front cover and silver lettering to spine. "From its founding in 1875, the firm of Liberty has been a byword for high-quality, stylish design. A great shop and trading company is inevitably affected by changes in fashion; what gives this one its peculiar distinction is that it has not just followed these changes but has helped to create them, for overa hundred years. Arthur Lasenby Liberty, its founder, set out to trasnform the appearance of dress and interior decoration; that sense of excitement has remained integral to the house to this day, and continues to appeal to a wide international clientele, making Liberty one of the few names in retailing to be known worldwide." - from the dustjacket. Contents: Part I: The Early Years: Alison Adburgham on "The Wind of the East", "The Oriental Bazaar", and "The Aesthetic Movement". Part II: Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau: Stephen Calloway on "Liberty's and International Art Nouveau", Jennifer Harris on textiles, Judith Watt on costume, Stephen Astley on furniture, Eric Turner on metalwork, Malcolm Haslam on ceramics and glass, and Catherine Bindman on graphics. Part III: The Twenties and Thirties: Calloway on "An Ageof Nostalgia", Wendy Hitchmough on "The Liberty Shops", Margaret Knight on textiles, Watt on costume, and Haslam on ceramics and glass. Part IV: The Fifties and Sixties: Patricia Bayer on an era of revivals, textiles, the Liberty scarf, furniture, ceramics, an glass. Part V: Liberty's Now: Fay Sweet on the new internationalism and Liberty today. Very good in lightly nicked dustjacket. Due to the size of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage on international orders. 40.00

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19 CAMPBELL, Anita. Central Trust Salvage Operation.
Halifax, 1984, 
CAMPBELL, Anita. Central Trust Salvage Operation. Halifax : January 1984. Pp (9) leaves, typed one side only. 4to, stapled at corner. A typescript report on the artifacts salvaged from the Central Trust construction site in January 1984. The majority of artifacts consisted of domestic glass and ceramics, and are representative of an English occupation dating from the mid 18th century to the mid 19th century. Very good. 10.00

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20 Canadian Antiques Collector Canadian Antiques Collector. Vol. 10 / No. 1, January / February 1975
Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts, Toronto , 1975, 
(Canadian Antiques Collector). Canadian Antiques Collector. Vol. 10 / No. 1, January / February 1975. Toronto : Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts, 1975.Pp [1]-47,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrat ed pink stapled wrappers. Contains articles on collecting Canadian antiques, the calvary at Oka, Indian artifacts, Canadian painting in the 1930s, theEgmondville pottery, silver made in Plymouth, royal journeys, collecting l ocks, and more. Rubbed, mailing label to front cover, else very good. 15.00

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