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Book Condition: Fine
FINE H/b in Good Glacine wraps.C.S.Dingley F.P.I., inscribed in ink "with compliments and kind regards " and initialled by him affixed to the front free end paperno other inscription or previous owner name. The later is rubbed with nicks to extremities.the image by the product shows the book alongside the glacine wrapper. Oldury, Birmingham British Industrial Plastics ltd.1963. Green grain effect cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. Top edge stained red.68pp. 6 full page colour illustrations and many b/w woodblock type illustrations. History of British Industrial Plastics Limited from its founding in 1894 on the merging of Chance and Hunt Ltd and Albright and Wilson Ltd to exploit Chemical production of Cyanide used in the extraction of gold from low grade ore. A process which expanded rapidly in the 1890's in the gold producing countries notably South Africa. The company formed was known as The British Cyanides Company. The book follows the expansion and diversification of its business; the gas works by product; chemicles for use by the Ministry of Munitions in WWI, tableware under the trade mark Beatl and later Beetleware, the WWII contribution of Beetle A adhesive as a filler/glue in the manufacture of the Mosquito aircraft; the production of Filon translucent sheeting used in the building industry up to the take over of the company in 1961 by Turner and Newall Ltd. The copy of this company history has a printed note From C.S.Dingley inscribed in ink "with compliments and kind regards " and initialled by him affixed to the front free end paper no other inscription or previous owner name. VG+ in original glacine wrapper. The later is rubbed with nicks to extremities. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.
Title: THE STORY OF B.I.P. (1894-1962)
Illustrator: ROSS, JOHN AND JANET
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: OldBURY, BIRMINGHAM, BRITISH INDUSTRIAL PLASTICS LIMITED: 1963
Binding: Hard Back
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Good
Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)
Size: 250x190mm Approx.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 10956
Keywords: B.I.P. BRITISH INDUSTRIAL PLASTICS, COMPANY HISTORY, DR W. BLAKEY, F.E.MILLS, TURNER AND NEWALL GROUP, OLDBURY, SUTTON COLDFIELD, THE CYANIDES COMPANY, TABLEWARE, BEETLE, BEATL SALES LTD, FILON, CYRIL S DINGLEY FPI , ,