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ECONOMICS OF THE BRITISH BOOKTRADE 1605-1939

By: ROBIN MYERS & MICHAEL HARRIS (EDITORS & CONTRIBUTORS)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, CHADWYCK-HEALEY: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121876

ISBN: 0859641694

Condition: Very Good


Linen effect card covers (Paperback)210 x 150mm approx. xiv + 232pp. 18 illustrations.Originally intended to be published in the Publishing Pathways series by Oxford Polytechnic Press the work by various authors forms the first volume in an occasional series to accompany the journal "Publishing History" Contents include:- The Financial Records of the Stationers' Company 1605-1811, Robert and Sir Francis Gosling: Eighteenth-Century Bankers and Stationers, The Patent Office as Publisher, 1853-60, Some Bookbinders' Price Lists of the Seventeenth & Eighteenth Centuries, Moses Pitt & Insolv... View more info

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SEVERN VALLEY STEAM

By: SIR GERALD NABARRO , M.P.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, ROUTLEDGE & KEGAN PAUL: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 123528

ISBN: 0710070640

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED Copy.Purple Cloth Boards with white title block and titles to spine, 220 x 145 mm approx. xx + 108 pp.Railway Line Map frontis+ 64 pp of b/w photo plates on glossy china clay paper and chapter head line drawings of engines. A fully documented history of the Railway from 1862 written and published to mark the restoration and re-opening of the line by Sir Gerald Nabarro M.P.when Director of the Severn Valley Railway Company and President of the Worcester Locomotive Society. The copy offered by us is signed in blue ink by the author to the title page and dated 1971. VG/VG (Book- a little r... View more info

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INGENUITY AND ENGINEERING The Waterman Story

By: SOUDEN , David , Historian

Price: £17.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, GRANTA Editions: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120312

ISBN: 1857570790

Condition: VG +


Large square H/b D/j .1st ed.Structional Engineering successful business that started with one man and a kitchen table.Author & Historian D Souden.50 years on - most prestigious building projects - environmental sciences - home & abroad - Waterman first to move to a full stock market listing - pioneered fast-track etc. 116pp.Profusely illus.Colour 7 b/w platse nigh all pages. [ architecture / design / science / company history] book no inscsp, all as new bar light crease- line to last end paper[ blank page] near Fine.[ Dust Jacket not clipped, also as new bar from minor nick-loss to spine 1mm.... View more info

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THE BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS CENTRE

By: STANLEY BARNES , MD DSc FRCP [Hon] LL D

Price: £25.00

Publisher: BIRMINGHAM, STANFORD & MANN: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 121314

Condition: Very Good


Paper covered boards with blue cloth quarter binding and black titles with Coat of Arms of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital to front board. 240 x 185 mm approx. xxii + 144 pp. b/w Frontis illustration + 7 others as called for of which 1 fold out. Written by the then chair of the executive board of the Hospitals Centre the book marks the building, amalgamation and metamorphism of the voluntary hospitals in Birmingham to the Queen Elizabeth, Nuffield Nurses Home, Medical School etc. Forward by Sydney Vernon then Pro-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham and appendices listing the executive boar... View more info

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ONLY THE BEST WILL DO The Eddie Stobart Story

By: STOBART, Eddie , STOBART , Nora , DAVIDSON , Noel ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: BELFAST, AMBASSADOR: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 119191

ISBN: 1840300434

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED Copy.Laminated Card Covers (Paperback) 198pp + appendix. Biographical book on the part faith has played in the life, business ventures and Christian work of Nora and Eddie Stobart founder of the Logistics Trucking Company with their named vehicles so often seen on the motorways of the UK. The copy offered for sale by us is a Dec 1998 reprint signed in ink on the title page by both Nora and Eddie Stobart. VG (Book- A little light rubbing to covers. No other notable defects and no previous owner name or other inscription). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BRITISH SHIPPING English Institutions series

By: THORNTON , R H , A Lifetime Working in the Shipping Industry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY Press / The Syndics: 1959

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 121218

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in Poor+ D/j. Maritime Industry history [ Mercantile Marine / Company History]19th c 20th c from the coming of steam.- increasing competition - tankers - nuclear - politics labour relations etc . illustrated 16 b/w photo-plates[ green cloth + gilt titles & blind embossed titles to boards, No inscsp. tight binding, pla efox tan to ffep book VG]] Dust Jacket shows Night work on the thames b/w photo.Poor+ as all cover information to inner flaps & rear is present, no jacket loss as such more edgewear col. rub/loss but rear once white now grubby from constant handling [a popular book].PLease... View more info

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BRIDGE HALL MILLS Three Centuries of Paper & Cellulose Manufacture [ 1928 - 1978 ]

By: TILLMANNS , Martin , Master of Business Administratiion

Price: £9.00

Publisher: BURY , Lancashire, Transparent Paper Ltd: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10793

ISBN: 0900193662

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine H/b. Good-D/j.1st.Presentation Copy to Commemorate their 50th Anniversary.M Tillmann - Manchester University - Modern History & Economics. Paper & Cellulose film manufacture - A Fascinating contribution to industrial , economic & Social History; carefully researched over one yearA balanced account - succeeding in being more than" just a company history" illustrated 8 Colour plates - includes double-page Estate Map plus 44 pages of B/w plates. The TPL Factory Layout to Rear. in 3 parts - 1716 - 1918 , From Ppaer to Film / 1919 - 1928 / Transparent Paper Ltd 1928 - 1977 , sky-blue end ... View more info

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THE WORLD OF COTTON

By: VALE , EDMUND

Price: £9.95

Publisher: LONDON, ROBERT HALE: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11563

Condition: VG


Textile Industry/ Company histories, here & abroad beginings to completion- the world of Cotton. E Vale. Prologue, 11 chpts, illustrated b/w plates+line drawings. Cotton chronicle, epilogue,appendices[ Crompton Papers/ early Steam power/ lengths of Staple] [ home spinning/ Hacking Hall/ Gulf of guinea, Spanish Main/ the Jenny & Water-frame/ Arkwright system/ Mule/ ring/ etc ] light purple+gilt titles to book - no inscsp.tight binding, light/med fox tan to foredge+endpapers.[ D/j not price clipped, 12/6, minor edgewear and 1x1mm col loss top/front corner, no tears- now in clear proprietary cove... View more info

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THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM CHOIR 1921 to 1946 Being a Brief Account of its History, Activities and Personalities

By: W.G.A.RUSSELL

Price: £8.50

Publisher: HEREFORD, THE BULLETIN PRESS: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121525

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper covered boards with silver cloth quarter binding and silver titles to front board. 235 x 180 mm approx. B/W frontis + 5 other plates on glossy china clay paper. With a forward by the then Lord Mayor of Birmingham A S Giles and published to mark the choirs first 25 years since its formation in March 1921. First Edition. VG (Book- no notable shelf wear or soiling to boards. No previous owner name or insc. A sound clean copy). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale View more info

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THE CIVILS The story of The Institution of Civil Engineers

By: WATSON , Garth , GB BSc Hon DSc FICE FIEE Hon MSCET Chartered Engineer & Institution Sec.1967-79

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, THOMAS TELFORD Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124033

ISBN: 0727703927

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st. 19th c. Engineering Company History, Founded in 1818. Well illustrated -2 full Pages listing b/w photo-plates & in line Fig. Prologue [ Birth of / formative years / Progress to Prosperity / Chartered / Collaboration / Unity / membership / Learned Society / EDuction & Training ] Founders & Forefathers / Secretaries & Treasurers / Headquarters / Home & Abroad / Benevolence & Scolarship. Epilogue. Appendix.Biblio.index.268pp.235x160mm [ red cloth gilt titles, No inscsp. book Fine ] Dust Jacket not clipped, minor top edge-wear, now in clear easily Removable proprietary prot... View more info

Image for A HUNDRED YEARS OF SUGAR REFINING The story of Love Lane Refinery 1872 - 1972

A HUNDRED YEARS OF SUGAR REFINING The story of Love Lane Refinery 1872 - 1972

By: WATSON , J A , Former Chief Chemist at Tate & Lyle Refinery Liverpool

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LIVERPOOL, Tate & Lyle Refineries Ltd: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122549

Condition: Good


Gd H/b [ internal VG] in Gd D/j.1st ed.A Liverpool Company History of Sugar - the search, bounties , plant & process: the people , the James Blake Dairy. 4 appendices incl. Chronology.illus. listed b/w photographic plates.sketch Maps of the Site in 1872 & 1972 to end papers in blue-tone.[ tight binding, No inscsp.margin fox tan to photograph pages paper margins.] blue cloth gilt titles to covers faded to lilac on spine and edges.[ Dust Jacket uneven fade & tan, browned spine, tear-line top front, small edgewear col/rub/loss of 3 areas 5x3mm.now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective ... View more info

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VINCENT The Complete Story , Crowood Motoclassics

By: WRIGHT, David , Motorcyling Career & Vincent Owner , Author & Contributor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ramsbury, The Crowood Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122274

ISBN: 1861265166

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b FINE D/j.book as new no inscsp. D Wright's interest in Vincent motorcycles stretches back over 40 years.Here he looks in deatil at the motorcycles, the personalities , the competition history & some lesser known activities of the Vincent HRD Company.1928-1955 & post-production history of the marque from 1955 to present day.Profusell illustrated photographic plates b/w & some Colour.174pp. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE GILWELL BOOK

By: [The Boy Scouts Association ]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION: 1938

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 119705

Condition: Very Good


Beige Buckram Quarterbinding with pastel blue paper covered boards and Paper label laid on to front board. 240x160mm approx. 55 nos. pp b/w Photo Frontis + 6pp of Photo. plates + numerous other line and wood cut illustrations and two maps incl fold out map at rear and Family Pedigree. History of Gilwel the estate, part of the manor of Sewardstone and donated to the Scouting Association by W F de Bois Maclaren for use as a Camp Site. VG (Book- no notable shelf wear of soiling. Previous owner name in ink to free front end paper. No notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offere... View more info