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    Book of Kells

    €6.81
    Picking out the images from 339 vellum leaves, this title gives insight into the manuscript and its creation. It is suitable for those interested in history, ancient artifacts or the gospels and with a passion for beautiful objects.

    Cabinets of Curiosities

    €24.95

    OLD GRAMOPHONES

    €6.20
    Traces the history and evolution of the gramophone, the intricacies of recording sound on discs or cylinders and the complex early development of the record industry. This book is suitable for music enthusiasts.

    WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

    €6.20
    Weights and measures being small antique objects with a background of great interest, have become an ideal and popular subject for the collector. This book tells the story of how they came to be used and provides information for collectors. It also explains the reasons for the shapes, sizes and materials in which weights and measures are found.

    Old Handwriting

    €8.65

    LONGCASE CLOCKS

    €7.40

    SHAWLS

    €6.20

    CORN DOLLIES

    €6.20
    Corn Dollies have played a significant part in rural folklore all over the world. This book explores some of the ancient myths behind the making of straw figures, such as the belief that making offerings to the gods would ensure a plentiful harvest. It explains and illustrates techniques of straw plaiting.

    DISCOVERING OIL LAMPS

    €6.20
    Traces the evolution of oil lighting and places on record details of the many fine lamps which served our forebears so well.

    OLD SEWING MACHINES

    €6.20
    Talks about sewing machines. In 1790, Thomas Saint took out a patent on a machine for sewing leather, the first ever sewing machine. In 1807, Edward Chapman invented a machine using a needle with the point and the eye at the same end. In 1850, Isaac Merritt Singer, whose name was to become synonymous with sewing machines, made his first machine.

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