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THE STORY OF B.I.P. (1894-1962)

By: DINGLEY, CYRIL S , F.P.I. ROSS , John , ROSS , Janet ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: OldBURY, BIRMINGHAM, BRITISH INDUSTRIAL PLASTICS LIMITED: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10956

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 Li... View more info

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THE STORY OF THE CITY COMPANIES

By: DITCHFIELD , P H , MA FSA

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, G T FOULIS: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5957

Condition: VG+


PH Ditchfield MA FSA. Black buckram quarter binding to Paper covered boards with bold bright Gilt & Crest of Arms to spine & front. 334pp . B/w Frontis + 15 other b/w plates as called for. Succinct account of the Origin , history, character and Object of the City Companies of London. VG+ ( book- tight binding, ink name only to front end paper [ blank page] hint of fox tan to foredge & end papers only. No other notable defects]. Boards bright and clean with no discernable shelf wear or sunning. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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WHERE THE RIVER MEETS THE SEA One Hundred Years of the Sussex Yacht Club [ Shoreham ]

By: DURHAM , Dick , lifetime Active Seaman, Journalist & Author

Price: £12.00

Publisher: SULFFOLK, ST EDMUNDSBURY PRESS: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4340

Condition: Fine-


Club Sited in Shoreham.D Durham Senior taught the author how to sail in the creeks aged 12 yrs.- went on to take many a helm - a mate aboard a Thame's barge - asststed with schooners - etc. Author Dick Durham - a lifetime Active Seaman, Journalist & Author: Notes on author to D/j inner flaps. Short history from Roman times onwards -.148pp. Well illus.b/w photos. F-/F[ black cloth red titles , no inscsp.] Dust Jacket not price clipped .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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UNION-CASTLE LINE in Colour

By: EAGLES , BARRY J

Price: £9.95

Publisher: SETTLE, WATERFRONT: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11474

ISBN: 0946184925

Condition: Near Fine


Oblong Laminated H/b,1st ed.NEAR FINE with few miniscule edgewaer dents from packaging.tight binding, no inscsp.64pp, A-Z from Dunnottar castle, Scot - to - Rothesay Castle, Good hope Castle. All Colour Pictorial history [ Sea travel Company histories] Union Castle line. PLS see our image View more info

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HURRICANE

By: EDWARD BISHOP a Director of De Havilland Museum Trust

Price: £7.50

Publisher: SHREWSBURY, AIRLIFE PUBLISHING: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121789

ISBN: 0906393620

Condition: Near Fine


Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. 245 x 190 mm approx. 156 pp. Many unspecified black and white photographic illustrations. Overshadowed by the Spitfire in popular appeal the Hawker Hurricane in fact played a more significant part in the ultimate victory in WWII. The book follows it's conception, design, building and theatres of operation including Norway, the Artic in defence of Russia, Malta, the Western Desert, Iraq, Singapore, Sumatra, Java and Ceylon as well as the vital role as Catfighters or Hurricats in defence of Russia bound convoys involving being catapulted from CAM Ships (Cat... View more info

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TISSOT The Story of a Watch Company Swiss Watches since 1853

By: FALLET , Estelle

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Switzerland, TISSOT S.A./ Swatch Group: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121669

Condition: Fine


FINE P/b .Small. laminated.1st ed.No inscsp.Company history of Tissot swiss watches since 1853 celebrating 150th Anniversary. B/w illustrated. Foredge tan. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE LOCOMOTIVES OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY, 1847-1910 New & Revised Edition

By: GEORGE FREDERICK BIRD

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE LOCOMOTIVE PUBLISHING CO: 1910

Seller ID: 120341

Condition: Very Good


Olive Green cloth boards with black titles and blocked loco and tender illustration to front panel. 185 x 130 mm approx. xiv + 228 pp. Frontis portrait plate + 7 other plates as called for but one out of place + 121 Illustrations in the text by the author. Four tables of Locomotives designed by or under the Superintendence of Archibald Sturrock, Patrick Stirling and H A Ivatt and list of Locos built at Doncaster Works 1867-1910. VG (Book- No notable shelf wear or soiling to cloth boards, pencil name of a previous owner to front free end paper. Mild to moderate foxing to prelims and last few pa... View more info

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THE METROPOLITAN ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS A Short History

By: GIBBS , T A

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Pageant Books / The Tramway & Light Railway Soc.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119683

Condition: G+


Clean stapled P/b Good+.1st ed.22pp. TA Gibbs. tight sound clean copy throughout, 80x50mm Bookplate to front end paper- the inside of the cover , 3/- , Published for The Tramway & Light Railway Soc. Preface, Rolling Stock list , Table ; - service nos; & Routes, Track Map , Early Years / Rolling Stock / 1920's closing period. b/w illustrated.plates & in line [ No inscsp, no annotaion, tight binding] covers light handling, no tears., fox tanning mainly to spine area. PLS See our image View more info

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NAVIGATING THE CENTURY A Personal Account of ALTER COMPANY'S First Hundred Years

By: GOLDSTEIN , Bernard , PETRE , William

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Virginia, USA, The History Factory: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 11822

ISBN: 1882771028

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED Copy by B Goldstein [the family business]- law Degree aged 22ys.Laminated h/b.1st ed. Company history - from Scrapyard business - to transport by sea - towboats on the Mississippi - casino boats on the Gulf - cruise ships on the sea.[ "1881 Russia- in fear of their lives 2.5 million Jews fled tthe Russian empire . "] internally book FINE no inscsp, Author signed to 1/2 title page. externally almst as new justthat the laminate begining to wrinkle in spine crease as thick volume 197pp. PLS See our image View more info

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A List of Grand Patrons , Patrons & Vice-Patrons with Certain Statistics to 31st December 1999

By: Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Privately Printed [ Mark Masons' Hall ]: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11046

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE. Small Red Masonic Pocket-book.164pp.1st edi.thus. Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons Fund of Benevolence , A List of Grand Patrons etc. with certain statistics to 31st December 1999. [ Offices - Mark Masons' Hall , St Jame's Street, London ] book- no previous owner name or insc. covers very light marks from usage but respectably clean., tight binding , no inscsp , internally Fine . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

LIFE IN CLARE HALL CAMBRIDGE 1658-1713

By: HARRISON, W.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, W.HEFFER & SONS: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author on Front F

Seller ID: 11007

Condition: VG


Fawn cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, xiv + 160pp. Colour frontis with tissue guard + 3 other plates as expected. Written by a fellow and a former Bursar the book recounts the period during which Samuel Blithe was Fellow and Master souced from the accounts of his 120 pupils and letters and documents of the period. The copy offered for sale has the attribute of being inscribed on the front free end paper "With the author's compliments" and there is loosely laid in a hand written letter from the author in which he gives the book to the addressee as thanks for another which the rec... View more info

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THE PROFESSIONAL GOLFER'S ASSOCIATION 1901 - 2001 , One Hundred Yeras of Service to Golf , LIMITED EDITION

By: HOLT , Richard , LEWIS , Peter N , VAMPLEW , Wray

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Worcestershire, Grant Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8337

ISBN: 0907186424

Condition: Near Fine


Large H/b+ D/j. Both Near FINE. Limited Edition of 2000 copies to Celebrate the Centenary of the Association: No.1088.Well illustrated b/w & Colour plates. xii+252pps. illus. end papers.( [maroon cloth+ Gilt titles & Gilt Crest to front. No inscsp.not clipped.No notable defects to book or Dust Jacket. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover [NB.unfortunate heavy book may require extra postage for oversea only order] .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF IRONMONGERS AN ACCOUNT of the GREAT FIRE in the CITY on Sunday, 29th December , 1940

By: J. F. ADAMS BECK

Price: £65.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF IRONMONGERS: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120218

Condition: Very Good


Stapled (Saddle Stitched) Navy Blue card covers with gilt crest to front panel. 190 x 140 mm approx. 8 pp + Large fold out hand coloured scale block drawing of Ironmongers Hall Aldersgate scale 88 feet equals 1" drawn by and signed by the Surveyor to the Ironmongers Company and dated 10th March 1941 + Envelope in a file pocket at end containing a folio of 9 black and white photographs taken after the fire with printed captions on reverse. Short account written by J.F.Adams Beck the then Clerk to the Company of the fire and damage caused by incendiary and high explosive bombs dropped by Ger... View more info

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THE RED BARREL A HISTORY of WATNEY MANN

By: JANES , Hureford ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, JOHN MURRAY: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123710

Condition: Good


Good H/b in Good D/j.1st ed.illus. Frontis+ 64pp b/w photo plates. The history of The Stag Brewery & the many other brewery businesses which ultimately formed Watney Mann - one of Britain's largest brewery undertakings [ red cloth gilt titles, No inscsp , tight binding , small dot spot to rear board, clean throughout ]220x145mm. Laminated illus Dust jacket not price clipped , 15/- , edge-wear nick/tears laminate loss corner tips- mainly to spine top/base. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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DISPOSAL BUSES OF KENT & SUSSEX Vol 1 M & D Kent Fleets

By: JOHN , Malcolm

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Rochester, ROCHESTER Press: 1983

Edition: Ist Edition

Seller ID: 119659

ISBN: 0946379076

Condition: Near Fine


Oblong P/b NearFINE no notable defects, no inscsp.1st edition , 64pp, stapled apple-green card wraps ,A Ppictorail History illustrated with B/w plates all pages. Vol 1 M & D Kent Fleets, with text from 1935 Tunbridge Wells - to - 1974 Canterbury.compiled by M John. [ Buses coaches Regals , Double deckers etc] book tight , clean , no inscsp , clean staples. PLS See our image View more info

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THE BOOK OF DAGENHAM

By: JOHN G. O'LEARY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: DAGENHAM, DAGENHAM URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119853

Condition: Good


Buff Card wraps with Council Crest and title to front cover. 245 x 185 mm approx. 84pp. Frontis + 36 other sepia/ photo./ line illustrations incl. maps. Published to commemorate the opening of the municipal offices on 16th October 1937. Contents include : The Civic Centre, Historical Survey, The Country Houses, Parish Church , River, Forest, Parliamentary Representation and Local Government. The book has since been reprinted in numerous editions but the 1st Edition which is now offered by us is now quite uncommon. Good (Book- Moderate soiling to card covers, occasional light foxing to fore edg... View more info

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COUNTER DEFENSIVE BEING THE STORY OF A BANK IN BATTLE

By: JOHN WADSWORTH

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120856

Condition: Fine


Red Morocco Leather Quarter Binding with gilt title block to spine and Oatmeal Buckram cloth boards. Applied head and tail bands, top edge gilt.255 x 170 mm approx. 106 pp. Frontis + 27 other illustrations as called for being monochrome photos and diagrams. De Lux Edition of the history of The Midland Bank Limited during World War II. The history contains a 21 pp chapter on The Channel Islands Occupation as well as illustrations of bank notes printed for small denominations for the States of Jersey due to shortage of coin during the German occupation. Fine (Book- negligible rubbing to head and... View more info

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ROUND BRITAIN by TRAM a Picture History

By: JOYCE , J ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, The Light Railway Transport League / L.R.T.L.: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121461

Condition: VG


Clean stapled P/b VG.32pp. tight sound clean copy throughout, clean staples. Profusely illustrated b/w photographic plates to all pages. Intro; Cover shows;- Bradford's Restored Tram no 104 outside the thornbury Works. [ neat name only inscsp. top front end paper., no annotation, tight binding , internal Fine] covers light handling, no tears.col.rub / fade/loss to spine. 2/6 . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE FUGGER NEWS- LETTERS Being a Selection of Unpublished Letters from the correspondents of the House of Fugger during the years 1568 - 1605 AUTHORIZED Translation by Pauline de Chary

By: KLARWILL, Victor Von , Edited , SELFRIDGE , H Goordon , Foreword ,

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John lane The Bodley Head Ltd: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120881

Condition: G+


H/b Good+.1st ed. Tan-Brown cloth Gilt titles.284pp+ 4pp publishers adverts. Edited by Victor von Klarwill;Authorized translation by Pauline de Chary. .Foreword by HG Selfridge.illustrated with 30 wonderful illustrations which date exclusively from that epoch; including many plates which have not hitherto been published.T e mode of speech however has been modified so as not to baffle the reader.It is hoped that this record creates a fleeting impression that the reader is Count Fugger in Augsburg receiving reports of many curious happenings from far and near[Europe,Asia,America and Africa] of w... View more info

Image for COD A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World [ Winner Bset Food Book Glenfiddich Food & Drink Awards ]

COD A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World [ Winner Bset Food Book Glenfiddich Food & Drink Awards ]

By: KURLANSKY , Mark , Author & Correspondent

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Vintage: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123553

ISBN: 0099268701

Condition: Fine


FINE P/b. no inscsp." .. an extraordinary little book, unputdownable.." Sir Roy Strong, Sunday Express.".. scolart & gascinating study ... elequent...without bitterness.." Financial Times." ..full of fascinting fact .." Sunday Independent. 294pp. 200x130mm Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info