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Brass Dial Clocks, Brian Loomes
1 Brian Loomes Brass Dial Clocks
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK Antique Collectors' Club 1997 1851492216 / 9781851492213 Presumed First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Presumed first printing of the first edition. Printed and presumed bound in England. Lovely medium blue linen-like cloth binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Decorative pastedowns/FEPs. 448 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with full-color frontispiece, 48 full-color plates, 711 B&W plates and numerous figures. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped. DJ in a clear Mylar DJ protector. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ. This book deals in great detail with antique British clocks with brass dials, as well as American examples which developed from British beginnings. Loomes is Britain's best known and most widely published author in the field of antique clocks. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Cincinnati Art Carved Furniture and Interiors, Howe, Jennifer
2 Howe, Jennifer Cincinnati Art Carved Furniture and Interiors
Cincinnati, OH Ohio University Press 2003 0821415115 / 9780821415115 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
First printing of the first edition. Printed and presumed bound in Hong Kong. Rich red cloth binding resembling linen tweed, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. 11.25 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. xv and 295 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock featuring 39 full-page, full-color plates, and with many additional illustrations, some in sepia-tone and some in color. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Almost certainly unread. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ. This is the first book devoted to the study of the nationally significant Cincinnati art-carved furniture movement. In particular the book documents the careers of Henry Fry, William Fry and Benn Pitman in England and America, explores their domestic and ecclesiastical interior commissions, and examines the central role women played in this movement. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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