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18TH-CENTURY WEDGEWOOD.A guide for collectors & connoisseurs.
Buten, David.
Pitman House. 1980.   
  1st ed. 192pgs, many illust. in colour & b/w. demy 4to, Fine copy in d/w. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 275  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A BOOK COLLECTOR'S NOTES on Items Relating to the Discovery of Australia the First Settlement and the Early Coastal Exploration of the Continent
Davidson, Rodney
Cassell Aust 1970 First Edition
 Hard Cover 138pp; illustrations, library stamps to title page & page edges only, a very good copy.; Ex-Library; 245 x 180mm Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6537  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A BOOK OF JEWELS
Bauer, J. And A.
Paul Hamlyn London 1966 
 Hard Cover 142pp; photographs by H. Jelinek. Black boards, tail of spine faded, dustwrapper torn.; 275 x 235mm Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10418  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CATALOGUE OF ENGLISH BOOKS AND FRAGMENTS FROM 1477 TO 1535. In the Public Library of Victoria.
Foxcroft, Albert Broadbent
Trustees of the Public Library, Museums and National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne 1933 First Edition
 Paperback With a frontispiece and 8 other full page plates, front cover has minor insect damage at top edge & foredge, previous onwers name on front cover (see scan) , otherwise a very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 250 x 185mm; x, 72 pages Very Good+
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21375  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH COSTUME, 900-1900
Cunnington, C. Willett and Phillis and Beard, Charles
ISBN: 0713603704
Adam & Charles Black London 1976 Reprint
 Hardcover This reprinted edition with "Glossary of Laces", with 303 line illustrations by Cecil Everitt and Phillis Cunnington. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 240 x 155mm; viii, 284 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20879  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A GUIDE TO COLLECTING AUSTRALIANA
Hooper, Juliana and Toby
MacMillan Aust 1990 Third Edition
 Hard Cover [viii], 117pp; illustrations. ; 295 x 235mm Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11956  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AGRICULTURAL RELICS Indentification Guide
Arnold, Ken
ISBN: 1875342605
Crown Castleton Publishers Bendigo, Victoria 2012 Reprint
 Paperback With many illustrations, an excellent reference book for the collector, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 300 x 210mm; 80 pages Fine
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21749  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AGRICULTURAL RELICS Indentification Guide
Arnold, Ken
ISBN: 1875342605
Crown Castleton Publishers Bendigo, Victoria 2005 First Edition
 Paperback With many illustrations, an excellent reference book for the collector, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 300 x 210mm; 80 pages Fine
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21748  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AN ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF GLASS Including 2,442 Definitions of Wares, Materials,.....
Newman, Harold
ISBN: 0500232628
Thames and Hudson London 1977 First Edition
 Hardcover Including, 2,442 definitions of wares, materials, processes, forms, and decorative styles, and entries on principal glassmakers, decorators, and designers from antiquity to the present, with an introductory survey of the history of glass-making by Robert J. Charleston. With 625 illustrations, 17 in colour. Previous owners name on front & rear endpaper otherwise a fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 260 x 180mm; 351 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19394  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ART NOUVEAU
Fahr-Becker, Gabriele
ISBN: 9783833135453
H. F. Ullmann  2007 Special edition
 Laminated Stiff Card With many illustrations in colour and black & white, A fine copy. ; 260 x 220mm; 425 pages Fine
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19744  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN DECIMAL BANKNOTES
Vort-Ronald, Michael P.
ISBN: 0959607676
Michael P. Vort-Ronald Mannum 1985 First Edition
 Paperback With many illustrations throughout, a very good copy. ; 240 x 185mm; xiv, 226 pages Very Good+
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21051  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN GEMSTONES IN COLOUR
Perry, Nance and Ron
A. H. & A. W. Reed Sydney 1969 Reprint
 Hard Cover 112pp; illustrations, dustwrapper a tad chipped. ; 175 x 185mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12956  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN POSTCARD CATALOGUE 1984
Kornan, Paul
ISBN: 0959117008
The Author Melbourne 1983 
 Paperback With illustrations in colour and black & white, over 3000 prices listed, A fine copy. ; 210 x 150mm; 112 pages Fine
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19348  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BANKS OF ISSUE IN AUSTRALIA
Vort-Ronald, Michael P.
ISBN: 0959607641
Published By Author SA 1982 First Edition
 Hard Cover 331pp; illustrations, signed by the author. ; 250 x 185mm; Signed by Author Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16358  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BRITISH & COLONIAL POSTAGE STAMPS a Guide to the Collection and Appreciation of the Adhesive Postal Issues of the British Empire
Armstrong, Douglas B.
Methuen London 1920 First Edition
 Hard Cover xxix, 224pp; (8), blue boards flecked, previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper; 195 x 125mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12018  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CARTER'S AUSTRALIANA & COLLECTABLES PRICE GUIDE 1995 Edition
Westcott, David
Carter's Promotions Terrey Hills 1995 
 Hardcover Contents include - Advertising and Trade Cards, Apothecary Collectables, Ashtrays, Australian Pottery, Bar Figures, Bar Taps, Beer cans, Beswick, Bunnykins, Carnival Glass, Character Jugs, Cigarette Cards, Coca Cola, Comics, Croydon, Digging in Melbourne's past, Disney, Doulton, Electric Jugs, Enamel Signs, Figurines Doulton, Irons, Kingsware Doulton, Locks and Keys, Matchbox Cars, Money Boxes, Needle Tins, Newspapers, Olympics, Paper Labels, Phonecards, Pie Funnels, Playing Cards, Postcards, Pot Lids, Seriesware Doulton, Serving Trays, Swap Cards, Tins, Tobacco Tins, Whiskey and Ale Wares, Whiskey Bottles Porcelain & Stoneware. A fine copy. ; 225 x 155mm; 176 pages Near Fine
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17121  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CARTERS PRICE GUIDE TO ANTIQUES IN AUSTRALIA 1992 Edition
Carters Antique Publications and Fairs.
Carters Antique Publications and Fairs Nsw 1992 
 Hardcover A very good copy. ; 300 x 210mm; 590 pages 
Price: $85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15124  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CAST IRON Valuation Guide
Arnold, Ken
ISBN: 0958795355
Crown Castleton Publishers Bendigo, Victoria 2012 Revised & updated Edition
 Paperback With many illustrations, an excellent reference book for the collector, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 210 x 150mm; 52 pages Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21750  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CHATS ON ENGLISH CHINA
Hayden, Arthur
Ernest Benn Limited London 1947 Thirteenth Impression
 Hardcover With many illustrations, bibliography, glossary of terms used, index, bound in original dark royal blue boards with title in gold on spine, a very good copy lacking dustjacket. ; 200 x 130mm; xxvi, 288 pages Near Fine with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18929  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CHATS ON OLD SILVER
Hayden, Arthur
Ernest Benn London 1952 Reprint
 Hard Cover 306pp; illustrations, usual library markings. The Chats Series, Practical handbooks for collectors. Edited and revised by Cyril G. E. Bunt. ; Ex-Library; 200 x 130mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12564  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CHINA MENDING & RESTORATION
Parsons, C.S.M. and Curl, F.H.
Faber & Faber London 1963 First Edition
 Hardcover With 78 plates and 42 text illustrations, tape marks on endpapers, top and bottom edge have had masking tape applied at some time possibly to strengthen or protect? Otherwise a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 250 x 160mm; 435 pages Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22158  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CHINESE ART
Hobson, R. L.
Spring Books London 1964 First thus.
 Hardcover One hundred plates in Colour reproducing Pottery and Porcelain of all Periods. Jades, Paintings, Lacquer, Bronzes, Furniture. Introduced by an Outline Sketch of Chinese Art by R. L. Hobson (20 pages) , revised by Soame Jenyns. A very good copy in a dustjacket with tear at top of spine, now protected in loose fitting clear cover. ; 255 x 195mm Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21322  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CHRISTMAS ISLAND STAMP ALBUM Indian Ocean 1958-1986
Bentley, James
Robert Brown NSW  
 Hard Cover blue boards, title in gilt, illustrations by Tony Ward.; 295 x 220mm Near Fine
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8996  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CIGARETTE CARDS AUSTRALIAN ISSUES & VALUES
Skinner, Dion H.
Renniks Books Malvern, South Australia 1983 First Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations throughout, original laminated illustrated hardcover, A fine copy. ; 250 x 175mm; [x], 246 pages Near Fine with no dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17649  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COINS
Porteous, John
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1969 Second Impression
 Hard Cover 128pp; illustrations. 'Pleasures and Treasures'.; 215 x 205mm Very Good
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8711  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COINS OF ENGLAND AND THE UNITED KINGDOM SEABY'S STANDARD CATALOGUE OF BRITISH COINS PARTS 1 AND 2
Seaby, H. A. (compiled by)
Seaby London 1976 
 Hardcover 312pp; previous owner's inscription to endpapers. ; 190 x 120mm Very Good
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13634  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COLLECTING AND INVESTING IN AUSTRALIAN COINS AND BANKNOTES Including Complete Market Guide for all Issues
McDonald, Greg
ISBN: 1875389008
Greg McDonald Umina Beach 1990 First Edition
 Hardcover With many illustrations, a great reference for the collector. ; 240 x 160mm; 382 pages Fine
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21967  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CONFESSIONS OF A DEALER
Rohan, Thomas
Richmond Hill/Simpkin Marshall Bournemouth/London  Fourth Edition
 Hard Cover 164pp; illustrations, blue cloth, spine faded, author's inscription to front free endpaper dated 1937; 215 x 140mm Good
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5596  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COTTAGE STYLE IN AUSTRALIA, a Practical Guide to Achieving a Timeless Country Look
Cuffley, Peter.
ISBN: 1875971408
The Five Mile Press Noble Park, Victoria 1996 First Edition
 Hard Cover 208 pgs, lavishly illustrated in colour and black & white, A guide to furnishing & decorating period style cottages.; 260 x 240mm Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19421  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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DERBY PORCELAIN.
Gilhespy, F. Brayshaw
Spring Books. 1965.   
  144pgs text, 76pgs plates (xii pgs. full page colour plates & 64 b/w plates that contain 170 images.) Demy 4to, near fine copy in d/w. 
Price: $70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 240  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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