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    antique books: books & manuscripts

    A book is a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of ink, paper, parchment, or other materials, usually fastened together to hinge at one side. A manuscript is any document written by hand, as opposed to being printed or reproduced in some other way.
    To learn more about BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS, please click here to read our blog post.

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    • Old Scottish Communion Plate  by Thomas Burns, dated 1892

      Old Scottish Communion Plate by Thomas Burns, dated 1892

      james gauld, killin, united kingdom

      Photographs of antique communion pieces in scotland in 1892 limited to 175 in large sheets. size app 290 x 240 x 70 mm and weighs 3.5kg it is no.64 but i think it is no...

      £65.00

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    • The District of Menteith by Cunningham Graham,a signed etching by Sir D.Y.Cameron

      The District of Menteith by Cunningham Graham,a signed etching by Sir D.Y.Cameron

      james gauld, killin, united kingdom

      The very scarce book of The District of Menteith along with the signed etching By Sir D,Y. Cameron. printed by Eoneas Mackay in Stirling in 1930 with a total of 250 copies. and the plate...

      £350.00

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    • Child’s Bible, The Life of Jesus, A Miniature Text

      Child’s Bible, The Life of Jesus, A Miniature Text

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      USA 1932 5 x 6 cm This is a true miniature . It looks exactly like a regular sized one with bright red page edges and a textured black cover. There is a tear along...

      £64.24

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    • Miniature Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments

      Miniature Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      Scotland 42 x 28 mm This miniature text was published in Glasgow, Scotland by David Bryce and Son, 1896. The back cover is not attached and wear is evident around the cover edges. The title...

      £120.44

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    • Indian Text With Some Illustrations

      Indian Text With Some Illustrations

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      Lithograph text with 3 pages of illustrations. If there is interest, I will provide other details/information available prior to purchase.

      £60.22

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    • Miniature Illustrated Lithograph Text

      Miniature Illustrated Lithograph Text

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      India Early-Mid 20th century 13 x 9 cm A small Indian lithograph manuscript book decorated with 21 lithograph images. Felt covered covers bound together by a red band. Unique. If there is interest, I will...

      £80.30

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    • Lithograph text of an Indian tale

      Lithograph text of an Indian tale

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      India 17 x 25 cm 5 cm thick Thin text with 14 illustrations From the 19th century to the first decade of the 20th, India was at the hub of a great expansion in lithographic...

      £120.44

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    • Burmese Folding Book (Parabaik)

      Burmese Folding Book (Parabaik)

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      Burma (Shan State) Late 19th-Early 20th century 6 folds, illustrations throughout 38 x 12 cm This folding book or parabaik has cabbalistic diagrams in red and black ink and images of charms for divination, tattooing and occult...

      £481.77

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    • Indian Lithographic Text with Illustrations

      Indian Lithographic Text with Illustrations

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      Approximately 50 pages with 9 illustrations Late 19th-Early 20th century 16 x 24 cm Lithographic printing was very popular in India from the 19th century to the first decade of the 20th. The lion’s share...

      £120.44

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    • Khmer Fortune Telling Manuscript

      Khmer Fortune Telling Manuscript

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      A fortune telling manuscript from Cambodia. These were commissioned from painters although this one appears to be folk art. Illustrations depict a rich variety of figures that serve as character types. They are princes, animals,...

      £240.89

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    • Hmong Text from Northern Vietnam.

      Hmong Text from Northern Vietnam.

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      Text outlines traditional ritual events to be followed from cradle to grave. A mixture of Daoist and indigeneous beliefs. Scripted by learned Shaman priest. The script is a mixture of Chinese and that used by...

      £321.18

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    • Hmong Text from Northern Vietnam.

      Hmong Text from Northern Vietnam.

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      Text outlines traditional ritual events to be followed from cradle to grave. A mixture of Daoist and indigeneous beliefs. Scripted by learned Shaman priest. The script is a mixture of Chinese and that used by...

      £321.18

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    • Hmong Text from Northern Vietnam.

      Hmong Text from Northern Vietnam.

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      Text outlines traditional ritual events to be followed from cradle to grave. A mixture of Daoist and indigeneous beliefs. Scripted by learned Shaman priest. The script is a mixture of Chinese and that used by...

      £321.18

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    • Hmong Text from Northern Vietnam

      Hmong Text from Northern Vietnam

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      Text outlines traditional ritual events to be followed from cradle to grave. A mixture of Daoist and indigeneous beliefs. Scripted by learned Shaman priest. The script is a mixture of Chinese and that used by...

      £682.51

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    • Burmese Parabaik

      Burmese Parabaik

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      Parabaiks show colored drawings of of a range of subjects such as kings and court activities, stories, social customs and manners, houses, dresses, hair styles, ornaments, etc. Done on mulberry bark paper. Among the many figures...

      £1,766.50

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    • Chinese Miniature Painting

      Chinese Miniature Painting

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      A Chinese miniature watercolor mounted on hard boards. Portrays a procession of military/police emerging from a ship, swords drawn. The patina suggests early 20th century. Some spotting but images are clear and condition is good....

      £160.59

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    • Vintage Chinese Erotica/Pillow Book

      Vintage Chinese Erotica/Pillow Book

      mitch, fresh meadows, united states

      An old concertina folding book of Chinese erotic images, also known a a pillow book for teaching newlyweds how to consummate their marriage. A total of five double page erotic drawings mounted on hard boards....

      £321.18

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    • British Hunts And Huntsmen 1910

      British Hunts And Huntsmen 1910

      fabulous finds antiques, worcester, united kingdom

      British Hunts and Huntsmen: The North-East, And Western Midlands of England; And Wales. Hardcover, volume 1 of a 4 volume set. Includes a short history of each fox and stag hunt in the British Isles,...

      £150.00

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    • 25 Jazz Book Club books. No. 24- 48. 1960 - 64

      25 Jazz Book Club books. No. 24- 48. 1960 - 64

      fabulous finds antiques, worcester, united kingdom

      25 editions of 'A Jazz Book Club Production' from 1960 - 64.(Details below) All books are in good condition. Some of the dust covers have small tears and staining. Some books have minor tanning to...

      £125.00

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    • Collection of C.1950’s Murder Mystery Pulp Fiction Books – Period Artwork

      Collection of C.1950’s Murder Mystery Pulp Fiction Books – Period Artwork

      militariahub.com, sutton coldfield, united kingdom

      Collection of eight original c.1940’s/50’s pulp fiction/ murder mystery books – terrific period covers – would look great framed. Average size of the books is 7.5 inches x 5.25 inches. IMPORTANT - **FREE SHIPPING ON...

      £85.00

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    • British Deer and their Horns,by John Guille Millais dated 1897 and limited edition

      British Deer and their Horns,by John Guille Millais dated 1897 and limited edition

      maureen h. gauld, killin, united kingdom

      limited edition of this very informative book, limited to 100 copies of which this is no.60 and signed by the author. it is in very good condition , there is a water stain on the...

      £300.00

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    • worcester porcelain by r.l. hobson dated  1910

      worcester porcelain by r.l. hobson dated 1910

      maureen h. gauld, killin, united kingdom

      an original book written by R.L.HOBSON in 1910, it in excellent condition and still has its original dust cover. there is 208 pages with some of them in plates, a very scarce book

      £150.00

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    • Victorian Oak & decorated Brass expanding book slide

      Victorian Oak & decorated Brass expanding book slide

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Manufacturer: n/k Material: Oak and Brass Colour: Light Oak Length: 35 cm closed, 45 cm max extended Max (internal) book capacity: 43 cm Width: 15 cm Item Number: YAL 2453 Well made, late Victorian decorated...

      £185.00

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    • John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress: The Holy War; Visions of Heaven and Hell; Grace Abounding to Th...

      John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress: The Holy War; Visions of Heaven and Hell; Grace Abounding to Th...

      helen davies, plymouth, united kingdom

      Published: Thomas C Jack, Edingburgh, Grange Publishing Works Date - circa 1850's. Cover - Leather with Gold embosssed lettering. Condition: good for age. Contents - Life Of John Bunyan - The Pilgrim's Progress First Part...

      £90.00

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    • Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible, Containing The Old And New Testaments; To Which Are Annex...

      Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible, Containing The Old And New Testaments; To Which Are Annex...

      helen davies, plymouth, united kingdom

      Circa 1850. Cardiff: N. Berry & Co Publishers. Pages - 1149 with coloured illustrations in oil. Original leatherbound hardcover with gilt lettering. Brass edges on front and back cover with 2 brass catches to secure...

      £600.00

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