Collectables/Antiques

Collectables/Antiques

Collectables/Antiques

Collectables/Antiques

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A NUMBER OF THINGS: Stories of Canada
JANE URQUHART    Book Number: 85888
Published price: $32.99
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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A literary cherry tree, a famous skull, an Innu tea doll, a Sikh RCMP turban, a Cree basket, a Massey-Harris tractor, a canoe, ferry. The power of objects to speak of cultures and civilisations ha...
WORLD'S GREATEST ELECTRIC GUITARS
GUITARIST MAGAZINE    Book Number: 86040
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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At Bibliophile we have handled a great many musical instrument books down the years, so it takes a lot to impress us. Having now gazed in awe at this breathtaking tome we can categorically state is...
AKBAR: The Great Emperor of India
EDIT BY GIAN CARLO CALZA    Book Number: 86122
Published price: £38
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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Produced in association with the Fondazione Art Museum of Rome for an exhibition a few years ago, this is a lavishly produced volume on the origins and originality of Indo-Islamic art and architect...
ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GUNS
CHUCK WILLS    Book Number: 86123
Published price: $17.99
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Paperback

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"Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun" said Mao Zedong. From the first firearms to semiautomatic weapons, this photographic history of civilisation is seen through the world's deadlies...
CHRONOLOGY OF PATTERN: Pattern In Art
DIANA NEWALL & CHRISTINA UNWIN    Book Number: 86204
Published price: £25.99
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Paperback

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Sit back and enjoy the double page spreads on new geometry, William Morris, 19th century revivals, opulent baroque, arabesques and floral motifs, foliate and floral saz designs which look rather Iz...
RUPERT ANNUAL 2018: No.82
STUART TROTTER, ALFRED BESTALL    Book Number: 86261
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Always collectable, we are delighted to have this reprint of the Express Newspapers cartoon strip style stories of Rupert and Boomerarrow (1989 illustrated by John Harrold) Rupert and the Pepper-Ro...
J. SMITH A Miniature Treasure From Queen Mary's Dolls' House
J. SMITH AND FOUGASSE    Book Number: 83446
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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Measuring just 3.6 x 4.8cm or 1½" x nearly 2" and ½", this teeny weeny satin miniature book has regal gold decorations on the cream satin cover, satin bookmark and gilt-edged pages and inside, even...
JAPONISME AND THE RISE OF THE MODERN ART MOVEMENT
EDITED BY GREGORY IRVINE    Book Number: 86155
Published price: $75
Bibliophile price: £26.00
Product format: Hardback

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Vincent Van Gogh said in 1888 "In a way all my work is founded on Japanese art." With a spectacular 220 illustrations in colour and black and white, this huge volume measuring 13" x 9½" covers the...
GOLD
ROYAL COLLECTION TRUST    Book Number: 86407
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Royal Gold, The Art of Gold and Sacred Gold with its lustre, and its warm yellow colour mirroring the sun, its rarity and its perceived purity, gold does not tarnish and has appealed to artists, go...
POETRY OF NETSUKE
ROBERT O. KINSEY    Book Number: 86416
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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'The soul of Nature often can be glimpsed in Japan's poetry - subtle insights also revealed, at times, in netsuke'. This quote perfectly sums up the power of netsuke, small sculptures with a histor...
TEMPLES AND TOMBS: Treasures of Egyptian Art
EDNA RUSSMANN, N. STRUDWICK    Book Number: 86421
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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Immerse yourself in the artefacts of Ancient Egypt as this companion gives you a behind the curtain look at one of the world's foremost collections of Egyptian antiquities - Egyptian treasures from...
AN EXUBERANT CATALOGUE OF DREAMS
CLIVE ASLET    Book Number: 86428
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £17.50
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'The Americans Who Revived the Country House in Britain', here is a book revealing the extent of a remarkable phenomenon. Many fabulous places still exist in their present form today th...
GOLDEN AGE OF DC COMICS
PAUL LEVITZ    Book Number: 86053
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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In June of 1938, Action Comics debuted with a new kind of comic-book character on its cover: a costumed man with two identities, who possessed extraordinary strength and powers - a man able to prot...
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