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Image for SHOPPING IN STYLE  London from the Restoration to Edwardian Elegance

SHOPPING IN STYLE London from the Restoration to Edwardian Elegance

By: ADBURGHAM , Alison , Lecturer & Author

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123034


VG+ H/b.VG+ D/J.1st.Large.London Social History around fashion of yesteryear with 174 illus.b/w plates & in line. A history of Retailing & the fashionable quarters.[ fashion suburbs / Soho / Specialist shops / Oxford Street / Regent Street etc. The growth of Departmental Stores.[ No notable defects to book or jacket.192pp. 245x175mm. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for PRACTICAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION A Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations of the Science & Art Department, The Royal Institute of British Architects, The Surveyors' Institution etc; Designed Also as a Book of Reference for Persons Engaged in Building. 6th Revised Edition .

PRACTICAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION A Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations of the Science & Art Department, The Royal Institute of British Architects, The Surveyors' Institution etc; Designed Also as a Book of Reference for Persons Engaged in Building. 6th Revised Edition .

By: ALLEN , John Parnell , Fellow Surveyors' Institution

Price: £37.00

Publisher: Ludgate Hill , London, CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND SON: 1924

Seller ID: 120125


H/b thick format 600pp. 6th Revised edition 1924.illustrated over 1300 of Figures;+ b/w plates.[Scientific & Technical] Building & Architecture [ Crosby Lockwood ] A Comprehensive Practical Guide - 30 chpts - [ bricks / stone / roof / partitions / wood / mouldings / windows / foundations / damp / calculating strains etc] ] 584pp + 16pp publisher's adverts [ book - interior - no inscsp / annotaion , light tanning , few pale margin edge thumb marks, light fox , tight bindi... View more info

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HANNINGTONS A Brief History 1808 - 2001

By: BOND , Sidonie , HANNINGTON , Michael , Foreword

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Seaford , Sussex, S B Publications: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121442


Laminated P/b FINE as new.no inscsp. No spine fine..Foreword by M Hannington.Famed Departmental Retail Store Hanningtons in Brighton , Sussex.Company History.1808-2001.author S Bond. Front cover shows 19th c. watercolour.Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

Image for THE VIEW FROM FRONT STREET TRAVELS THROUGH NEW ENGLAND'S HISTORIC FISHING COMMUNITIES

THE VIEW FROM FRONT STREET TRAVELS THROUGH NEW ENGLAND'S HISTORIC FISHING COMMUNITIES

By: BOURNE, RUSSELL

Price: £15.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, W.W.NORTON: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11841


Blue boards with gilt titles to spine, maps to end papers, 282 nos. pp. Many unspecified b/w illustrations. Interesting history of New England's seacoast towns and their fihing communities from eighteenth century cod fishermen and oystermen who saved the pilgrim fathers from starvation , nineteenth- century whalers from Nantucket and New Bedford who brought wealth and the fishermen's fierce sence of independence which helped inspire the American Revolution. VG/VG (Book- ... View more info

Image for The DARBYS and the IRONBRIDGE GORGE Great Engineers & Their Works

The DARBYS and the IRONBRIDGE GORGE Great Engineers & Their Works

By: BRACEGIRDLE , Brain , Bsc FRPS FIIP & MILES , Patricia H , Bsc ARPS.

Price: £5.99

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1974

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 122869


Large FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st.b/w illustrated all pages.112pp.Pictorial History with text.Maps to end papers,Photographic plates plus lay-out Plans.Ironridge Gorge, midway between Wolverhampton & Shrewsbury, was to the front of The industrial Revolution &18th century industries established as the cutting edge of technology.The Darby family and the Severn Valley.Both authors are highly experienced photographers & Industrial Archaeology fieldworkers.Both are Science Lectur... View more info

Image for PETERBOROUGH COURT The Story of The Daily Telegraph

PETERBOROUGH COURT The Story of The Daily Telegraph

By: BURNHAM , The Rt.Hon. Lord , The Current Daily Telegraph Managing Director

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Cassel & Co Ltd: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120687


VG+/VG.1st ed."The Daily Telegraph"says the author,The Rt.Hon. Lord Burnham, its present Managing Director, " may have broken records, certainly it kept none" His book is the more interesting on that account for it is no chronological recital of events, but an entertaining impressionistic picture of the paper over the hundred years of its history. b/w illustrated.[black cloth gilt titles No inscsp, tight binding] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 18/- , co... View more info

Image for KENRICKS in HARDWARE  A Familty Business 1791 - 1966

KENRICKS in HARDWARE A Familty Business 1791 - 1966

By: CHURCH , R A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, AUGUSTUS M KELLEY Publlishers: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117962


Thicker format H/b+jacket FINE/VG. 1st ed.340pp.RA Church. in 6 part - Early partnerships 1786 -1882 [Archibold Kenrick's Buckle - caste - iron hollow ware] ] / Apogee & Climacteric 1883 - 1914 [ entrepeneurs] / Decline 1914-39 war] / Vicisstudes in Fortune 1939-66 [ war boom] / Labour relations 1866-1966 [welfare - strikes] / Themes changes ..] Listed B/w plates , listed Tables & Figures.as expected.[Company History] no inscsp. to book black cloth+ gilt titles.[ Dust Ja... View more info

Image for THE TWEEDMAKERS A HISTORY OF THE SCOTTISH FANCY WOOLLEN INDUSTRY 1600-1914

THE TWEEDMAKERS A HISTORY OF THE SCOTTISH FANCY WOOLLEN INDUSTRY 1600-1914

By: CLIFFORD GULVIN

Price: £10.00

Publisher: NEWTON ABBOT, DAVID & CHARLES: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119890


Cream Boards with gilt titles to spine. 220 x 145 mm approx. 240 pp. Published in David & Charles' Library of Textile History Series. All Plates, Figures in Text, Line Maps and Tables as called for. Compiled from business records of individual mills and 8 years of research this history of the Scottish Trade deals mainly with the Mainland- especially the Borders and includes Hawick, Galashiels,Waulkmillhead Mill, Mid Mill, Robert Noble & Co, Henry Ballantyne & Sons, Wm. W... View more info

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A VISIT TO A COTTON MILL The World at Work series

By: COOKE , Arthur O ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton: 1917

Seller ID: 119730


Sm.H/b VG. Undated c. 1917.[ Frowde / Hodder] The World at Work series. A Cotton Mill - the textile industry.AO Cooke. iNtro; 11 chpts [ cotton growing / bale breaking / carding / drawing frame / slubbing & roving / The spinning mule / ring spinning / winding etc / weaving etc] A charm of a book with industrial dockland scenes to end papers , laid-on col illus plate to front of a factory scene.Profusely illustrated in b/w with actual machine photographs & explanatory lin... View more info

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GROWING TREES FOR PROFIT

By: DEAL , Warwick , Specialist [Over 30 Years Forestry Experience]

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot Devon, David & Charles: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122955


Black Boards with gilt titles to spine.225x145 mm 233pp 16 b/w photographic plates + 2 line figs in text as called for.First Edition 1974.The book places emphasis on maximizing the combined potential of any given woodland area as between income from the wood and their recreational use. Numerous ideas, hitherto unpublished. A book to interest landowners & Forestry Students alike. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- No notable defects. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket No... View more info

Image for DRESS The Evolution of Cut and Its Effect on Modern Design [ in 1939 ]

DRESS The Evolution of Cut and Its Effect on Modern Design [ in 1939 ]

By: EVANS , R K , COPSEY , H D ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, FABER & FABER Ltd: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122780


Gd H/b in Gd-D/j.Author RK Evans, illustrated in line by HD Copsey with Preface by HJ Plowright.[ drafting measurements etc/ geometric form etc / circle etc / rectangle shapes etc / bodice etc / sleeves etc /skirt etc / draperies etc / smock etc.] etc. 14 chpts.[ book block VG, no inscp.no annotation. fox tanned end papers & margins of boards [ Dust Jacket fox tanned , light markings , edgewear col/rub/loss mainlt top/tail spine. Please see our image of the actual book... 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


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... View more info

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EARLY ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES , Shire Album No 124

By: GORDON , Bob , Assoc. Mem.Institution Electrical Engineers

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Risborough, SHIRE Publications: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119223


P/b VG.1st ed.1985. 32pp.B Gordon Assoc. Mem.Institution Electrical Engineers. profusely illustrated b/w plates,primitive early inventions, Shire Album no 124. Intro; 5 headings , further reading, places to visit. [ Heating / Refrigeration / cooking / washing / water heating / cleaning / health & beauty / Misc;] tight binding, no inscsp, light foredge cream tan. Covers mild edgewear to corners. PLS See our image View more info

Image for SCALES and BALANCES A Guide to Collecting  Revised Edition  Shire No 55

SCALES and BALANCES A Guide to Collecting Revised Edition Shire No 55

By: GRAHAM , J T , FITSA .The Late Senipr Officer in Weigts & Measures , Lecterer etc , GARRATT , A W , MITSA .

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, SHIRE Publications Ltd: 1986

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 121504


VG+ P/b Revised, 2nd ed., 1st thus-1986.The late JT Graham FITSA. revised by AW Garratt MITSA.32pp.No 55. Profusely illustrated b/w plates & in line. Author Note to rear.[ Origins / Development / Beamscales / balances / Steelyards / Counter Machines / letter & money scales / Spring balances] Gloss. Further reading.Places to visit.[ no inscsp. tight binding, Fine throughout] clean staples , light edgewear col rub.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for PREHISTORIC FLINT MINES  , SHIRE ARCHAEOLOGY Series No 67

PREHISTORIC FLINT MINES , SHIRE ARCHAEOLOGY Series No 67

By: HOLGATE , Robin , Dr. Lecturer & Excavater

Price: £5.00

Publisher: RISBOROUGH, SHIRE PUBLICATIONS: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118132


1st ed. FINE P/b, 56pp.book as new. Lecturer & Excavater , author Dr R Holgate Lecturer & Excavater etc [ Mining Industry /mining archaeology] Further reading, Sites to Visit, Museums.- Neolithic period. No inscsp. PLS See our image View more info

ENGLISH HISTORY THROUGH FOREIGN EYES , Twenty Extracts from Foreign Text-Books Selected and Edited , G 28

By: HUNT , J W , MA .

Price: £2.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11135


1st.Stapled Paper wraps, G28.16pp. JW Hunt MA, Senior History Master, City of London School.20 extracts from Foreign text-books.[Iindustry, Reform, Revolution, War, Monarchy etc] [ Germany, America, Africa , Greece etc] VG (No previous owner name., light sproradic tan fox spotting to paper throughout, clean staples , tight binding, clean exterior card. 1/6d, 12x very neat black ink underlining View more info

Image for GOLD BLAST Being the Romantic History of the Rand Goldfields , Comprehensive Account

GOLD BLAST Being the Romantic History of the Rand Goldfields , Comprehensive Account

By: LEZARD , ADELE , " an Author with Special Claims to Knowledge on The Subject "

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, Rich & Cowan LTD: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11640


RARE in Dust Jacket.VG H/b in Poor+ D/j.306pp + Fold-out Map.Includes Facsimile copy of Secrecy or Death Contract showing the strange Clause 12 , which Piet Marais signed.illustrated19 photographic b/w plates. A History & Social History: a Comprehensive account: brown cloth gilt titles, mild fox markings 1st / last few pages.No inscsp. sound copy.[ Dust Jacket not price clipped, 18/-,1936. small edgewear nick loss & Small tears with assoc.crease. now in clear easily Re... View more info

Image for KENNARDS OF CROYDON  The Store That Entertained to Sell , A History of a Debenhams Store

KENNARDS OF CROYDON The Store That Entertained to Sell , A History of a Debenhams Store

By: LOVETT, Vivien

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Surrey, PRIVATELY Published: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117800


Laminated P/b VG+ .1st Ed. Kennards of Croydon Surrey a Profusely illustrated history of a Debenhams Store.[large family business , retail departmental stores of yesterday, company history, company histories] Intro, 17 chpts, ,Epilogue, Notes on author, Biblio; Celebrity Stars, appendix. illus b/w photographic plates.[ Tight binding, No inscsp, internally as New - external light edgwear, minor mild crease-lines. PLS See our image. View more info

THE VICTORIAN IRONMONGER Shire Series No 32

By: MEADOWS , Cecil A , Ironmonger & Lecturer

Price: £2.00

Publisher: RISBOROUGH, SHIRE: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118256


P/b Good+,Shire no 32 .Ironmonger & Lecturer CE Meadows.32pp. profusely illustrated.contents - Intro; 11 different Headings.[ trade signs inventions supplies trading manufacture stocks etc ] book [Internally VG no inscsp, clean ] Clean Staples, tight binding, clean cover , edgewear fade to rear& spine crease-line.blotted -out price to rear base corner. View more info

Image for A PRACTICAL DETAIL OF THE COTTON MANUFACTURE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE STATE OF THE COTTON MANUFACTURE OF THAT COUNTRY CONTRASTED AND COMPARED WITH THAT OF GREAT BRITAIN

A PRACTICAL DETAIL OF THE COTTON MANUFACTURE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE STATE OF THE COTTON MANUFACTURE OF THAT COUNTRY CONTRASTED AND COMPARED WITH THAT OF GREAT BRITAIN

By: MONTGOMERY , James

Price: £5.95

Publisher: NEW YORK, AUGUSTUS M KELLEY Publishers: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7389


1st ed thus-1969.A Facsimilie 1840 [Reprints of Economic Classics],book Pocket containing 4 Plans to rear.[Business/Industry] Facsimilie 1840 , Frontis;York Factories , Saco , Maine , US.illus. 7 b/w plates - in line.[ Warping machine / LOwell dressing Machine / carding engines / Mattawan Railway etc ] 231pp.[ Book - very minor edgewear with small markings, fine throughout , tight bindings , no inscsp , - the 4 plans - Carding Engines / Matteawan Railway Carding Engines ... View more info