Discovering Antiques: The Story of World Antiques Vol 10

Various Authors

Published by Greystone Press, New York & London, 1973
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Colline Bunker Books (Magog, QC, Canada)

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Cover has very minor wear, one library lable inside front endpaper. 128 pages. Interior - near-flawless condition w/ numerous B&W and color photos. From the Introduction: This set "explores the whole vast panorama of the fascinating world of antiques--the arts, crafts, styles and fashions from the Renaissance to the twentieth century--from America, Belgium, Central Europe, England, France, India, Ireland, The Netherlands, Persia, Russia, Scotland, Spain and Turkey. Original publisher; The British Publishling Corporation." Excellent reference guide to all sorts of antiques, arts, crafts, and collectables. Authors experts in their fields of antiques. This is vol 10 of 20 volumes and the contents are; Queen Victoria's Palaces by Neville Williams/ Victorian-Classical Furniture by Lindsay Boynton/ Victorian Nursery Life by Juliet Smith. COLLECTORS' ITEM: Christmas Cards by Arthur Negus/ Board & Table Games by Robert Bell/ The Books of Crane, Caldecott & Greenaway by Percy Muir/ Victorian Dolls by Mary Hillier/ Toys of the Victorian Era by Mary Speaight/ The Aesthetic Movement by William Gaunt. COLLECTORS' ITEM: William Britain's Toy Soldiers by Arthur Negus/ Art Workers in Metal by John Houston/ Pottery for Aesthetes by Malcolm Haslam/ Private Printing-Presses by Colin Franklin/ France in the Sixteenth Century by Lucia Santa Cruz/ Fontainebleau—Fount of Inspiration. COLLECTORS' ITEM: Banknotes by Arthur Negus/ Bernard Palissy, The Rustic Potter by George Savage/ Early French Furniture - A Move Towards Elegance by Diana Scarisbrick/ Painted Enamels of Limoges by Geoffrey Wills/ Chasers in Gold and Silver by Gerald Taylor/ Colbert and 'Ie Style Louis XIV by Raymonde Wickham. COLLECTORS' ITEM: Tins by Arthur Negus/ Faience—Pottery to Rival Silver by Peitro Raffo/ The Master-Designers by Philippa Lewis/ The First Gobelins Tapestries by Madeleine Jarry/ Boulle, Perfectionist in Marquetry by Diana Scarisbrick/ Versailles—A Paragon of Palaces by Sir Charles Petrie/ Unpretentious Elegance in Furniture by Douglas Ash. COLLECTOR'S CORNER George Alfred Henty,Restoring Paintings,Fontainbleau then and now.MARKET TRENDS Toy soldiers Children's books Dolls and dolls' houses, bottle and vases commercial furniture cameo glass, etc. Slight trace of moisture affecting paper, very light stain to bottom of a few page edges. Bookseller Inventory # 004823

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Title: Discovering Antiques: The Story of World ...

Publisher: Greystone Press, New York & London

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Decorated Hard Boards

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First American Edition

Book Type: Ex-Library

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