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Through our pool of 300 specialist dealers, Online Galleries provides a wide collection of rare books, antique books, vintage books, original book illustrations and cover art, as well as autographs and historic manuscripts for the discerning buyer. All antiquarian books viewed via Online Galleries are strictly controlled and monitored by a number of international trade associations.Although Online Galleries is home to more than 35,000 antiques and works of art, perusing our selection of antique books and vintage books couldn’t be easier; simply browse by keyword or location to receive the most pertinent search results, or inspect the Antique Books subcategories for a wider view of our sought-after rare books.For prices, further information or general enquiries about specific items within our Antique Books category, we have conveniently provided the direct contact details for each antiquarian books dealer affiliated with Online Galleries. Contact details and relevant information about each dealer is provided alongside the featured item.

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English Manor Houses by Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd
This volume focuses on the manor houses of England. These smaller scale houses, often of more ancient origin than the "great houses", are scattered...
£50
Potterton Books
Irish Houses and Gardens: From the Archives of 'Country Life'
A selection of two hundred of the archive's most outstanding photographs with an historical background to an appreciation of some of Ireland's grea...
£120
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H.E.& L. FONTAINE: 19th Century French Trade Catalogue of Decorative Metal Hardw...
Sessay, North Yorkshire: Facsimile reprint. 140 black & white pages. This Parisian firm was one of the leading French metalware companies of the 19...
£110
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Gruz, H.: CLASSICAL TRADITIONAL MOTIFS FOR PAINTED PANELLING & MOULDINGS
Sessay, England: Potterton Books, 2010. Facsimile reprint. 62 colour pages of 19th century German interpretations of renaissance and classical inte...
£95
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GERLACH. M.: Die Perle. 19th Century Ornamental Jewellery Designs
Sessay, North Yorkshire: Facsimile reprint. 96 pages of black & white drawings compiled circa 1880 by M, Gerlach. These delicate and intricate desi...
£75
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Gerlach: MONOGRAMS
Sessay, England: Potterton Books, 2010. Facsimile reprint. 112 pages of black and white illustrations. A 19th century Viennese trade catalogue of l...
£85
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GENTHON, DANSARD,: Lyon 1906, Furniture Generales d'Ebenisterie et de Tapisserie
Sessay: Potterton Books, 2002/03: Facsimile reprint. Huge compendium illustrating in black and white readymade mouldings, profiles and hardware inc...
£120
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Winfield House
This is the first book ever published on Winfield House, the official residence of the American Ambassador to the Court of St Jamess. James Mortime...
£150
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Gillows: of Lancaster and London 1730-1840
It is hard to overstate the importance of the Gillow material in relationship to the history of both British and North American furniture. No other...
£240
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Daniel Ost
The most comprehensive monograph available on the internationally renowned Belgian floral artist and designer Daniel Ost. His masterful site-spe...
£59.95
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Jane Packer's Flower Course: Easy techniques for fabulous flower arranging
In Jane Packer s Flower Course, celebrated florist Jane Packer covers the same ground as the highly regarded four-week career course taught in her ...
£16.99
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Araik Galstyan: Festive Floral Designs
Araik Galstyan is the founder and lead floral designer of the Araik Galstyan Moscow International Floral Design school. In less than 10 years his s...
£32.50
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Elizabethan and Jacobean Style
From the accession of Elizabeth I in 1558 to the death of James I in 1625, a delayed renaissance swept England, pervading the domestic architecture...
£45
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Veranda the Romance of Flowers
Bring the outdoors in! Beautiful floral arrangements have long been a hallmark of Veranda, and this lavish and luxurious collection offers a stunni...
£40
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The Big Book of Chic by Miles Redd
An internationally acclaimed interior design sensation, Miles Redd is known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. This lavishly illustrated volume ...
£50
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Jonathan Becker. 30 years at vanity fair
Jonathan Becker Over three decades with Vanity Fair, Jonathan Becker has photographed some of the most fascinating characters from the rarefied wor...
£99
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Period Rooms in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
In this classic book, readers can experience a grand tour through the history of interiors and interior design by viewing thirty-four spectacular p...
£70
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Georgian Style and Design for Contemporary Living
Henrietta Spencer-Churchill brings the practical comfort of twenty-first century living to the elegant and timeless classical proportions of eighte...
£30
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Renzo Mongiardino: Renaissance Master of Style
Renzo Mongiardino, architect, theatrical designer, and interior designer, rejected minimalism and modernism in favor of opulent, atmospheric spaces...
£60
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The English Country House by James Peill
Ranging from Kentchurch Court, a former fortified medieval manor house that has been the seat of the Scudamore family for nearly 1,000 years, to a ...
£29.95
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English Country House Interiors
A highly detailed look at the English country house interior, offering unprecedented access to England s finest rooms. In this splendid book, renow...
£37.50
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Fortuny Interiors
Manufactured in Venice, Italy, textiles by Fortuny have borne the standard of quality and excellence for a hundred years. For walls, sofas, pillows...
£50
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Conran on Colour
Subtle and allusive, bold and invigorating, colour is one of the single most powerful elements in design and decoration. Even its absence makes its...
£25
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The Directory of Gold and Silversmiths, Jewellers and Allied Traders, 1838-1914
The 'Directory' covers the period when Britain was the foremost industrial country of the world. It contains 4,000 biographies of very diverse trad...
£250
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Silverware by Alain Gruber
The author traces the evolution of household silverware in the European tradition using a novel approach: a concentration on the practical function...
£50
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Wine Labels: 1730-2003 - A Worldwide History
Silver wine labels made their appearance in the 1730s to identify the contents of unmarked opaque glass wine bottles. This book reflects the lively...
£45
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Wallace Collection Catalogues: Gold Boxes
The 18th-century gold snuffbox was the ultimate fashion accessory beautifully made, exquisitely decorated and very expensive, its form and ornament...
£100
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Dream Palaces: The Last Royal Courts of Europe
Lavish palaces built in the late 19th century-at a time when the revival of historical styles (particularly the Gothic) was in vogue-are depicted i...
£50
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Le génie des Hache By Pierre Rouge and Francoise Rouge
At the dawn of the eighteenth century, Thomas Hache had developed a special sawing method for obtaining large sheets of magnifying glasses and red ...
£275
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Designer British Silver: From Studios Established 1930-1985
Designer British Silver explores the designer-silversmiths who have shaped British silver from the 1950s through to the present day. Covering a com...
£75
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Fences: Authentic Details for Design and Restoration
Fences is the first in a series of beautifully–produced books that feature authentic architectural patterns from the two previous centuries. Read...
£57.50
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Christopher Dresser: The People's Designer 1834-1904
Christopher Dresser (1834-1904) was a Victorian from a humble provincial background, who pushed back the frontiers of class privilege to claim his ...
£85
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Dining with the Maharajas: Thousand Years of Culinary Tradition
Beautifully illustrated - Dining with the Maharajas is the only book on the culinary traditions and lifestyles of the Indian royalty •Features...
£49.95
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La Formentera: The Woodland Refuge of Juan Montoya
In the 1970s, renowned interior designer Juan Montoya lived on La Formentera, a Balearic Island off the Mediterranean coast of Spain. Later, near G...
£50
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Two Superb Books with Faux Malachite Covers Circa 1880
Two Books One the Poems of Thomas Campbell the other Oliver Goldsmiths Poetical Works Both with Faux Malachite Covers
£560
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Stars in Dior
A love letter to the cinema from the House of Dior, featuring legendary screen actresses in signature Dior. Embraced by Hollywood and the iconic wo...
£40
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Yves Saint Laurent
Yves Saint Laurent is a name synonymous with style, elegance and high fashion. When he came on the scene at Dior and then started his own line, he ...
£29.95
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The 100 Best Interiors in Colour
This new series showcases a compilation of the most beautiful and inspirational reports of the Beta-Plus architecture and interior design series. T...
£45
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Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute: Parties, Exhibitions...
The Metropolitan Museum's annual Costume Institute exhibition is the most prestigious event of its kind--a remarkable, must-see spectacle. With sub...
£30
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Les merveilleuses roses
Paperback. This book illustrates numerous rose botanical illustrations from the famous "Pierre-Joseph Redoute". The illustrations are shown on a ...
£20
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The Handbook of Painted Decoration
In this authoritative and practical guide, two distinguished teachers and award-winning artist-painters share their knowledge and the secrets of th...
£48
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The English Country House in Perspective
In this visual history of the English country house, the author employs the prospect, or "bird's eye view" to illustrate the development of British...
£40
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Nancy Lancaster: English Country House Style
Nancy Lancaster, who was born in 1897 into a wealthy Virginian family, became one of the greatest influences on interior decoration and garden desi...
£35
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David Hicks: A Life of Design
David Hicks is acknowledged as one of the most important interior designers of the late twentieth century, in the company of Albert Hadley and Bill...
£45
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Falize: A Dynasty of Jewelers
The house of Falize opened in Paris in 1840. Eventually closing in 1936, the jeweller's and goldsmith's story unfolds over three generations of the...
£195
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Art Deco and other Figures by Bryan Catley
Based partly on the original importers' catalogues and partly on the wide range of pieces handled by the author Bryan Catley, a leading specialist ...
£50
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Masterpieces of English Furniture: The Gerstenfeld Collection
An illustrated survey of the Gerstenfeld Collection. Covering the history of the collection with an overview of the collection's key areas. Include...
£150
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Russian Furniture: The Golden Age, 1780-1840
A visual history of the Golden Age of Russian furniture between 1780-1840, written by a leading art dealer and expert. Hardback out of print copy. ...
£250
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