Bertrand's Toyshop in Bath: Luxury Retailing 1685‒1765

By Vanessa Brett

‘Once you have read this book you will never view another eighteenth century ‘toy’ or walk the streets of Bath in the same way.’
Helen Clifford: Silver Studies

‘A genuinely fresh and original contribution to social history.’
Philippa Glanville: The Art Newspaper

‘...beautifully illustrated with contemporary topographical views, portraits of visitors, and the range of luxury products available...
a pleasure to read.’
Tessa Murdoch: Apollo

‘This delightful and idiosyncratic book...
a mine of insight and information.’
Simon Swynfen Jarvis:
The Furniture History Society Newsletter

‘...delve a little deeper and there are gems to be found...’
Clive Ponsford: Antiquarian Horology

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How to buy

Bertrand's Toyshop in Bath: Luxury Retailing 1685-1765
ISBN 978 0 9575992 4 6, 245x172mm, 364 pages, 230 illustrations, hardback

PRICE: £40

Published by Oblong Creative Ltd in 2014, the book can now be obtained as follows:

To pay via PayPal, email: 18ctoyshops@gmail.com

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