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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 ., ALLEN , John Parnell , Fellow Surveyors' Institution
1 ALLEN , John Parnell , Fellow Surveyors' Institution 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 .
Ludgate Hill , London CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND SON 1924 Hard Back Good Book 240X160 Mm approx. 
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 binding ] [ exterior - relatively clean covers front/spine; some col loss/fade to rear due to ? either wear over the years or pos. wet staining? 2mm softness top/tail of spine. very good really for its age.[ NB. oversea orders ONLY may incur extra postage owing too unfortunate heavy vol.]PLS See our actual image of book on offer 
Price: 37.00 GBP
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HANNINGTONS A Brief History 1808 - 2001, BOND , Sidonie , HANNINGTON , Michael , Foreword
2 BOND , Sidonie , HANNINGTON , Michael , Foreword HANNINGTONS A Brief History 1808 - 2001
Seaford , Sussex S B Publications 2002 1857702522 / 9781857702521 1st Edition Paper Back Fine Book 210x145mm Approx 
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. 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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3 BOURNE, RUSSELL THE VIEW FROM FRONT STREET TRAVELS THROUGH NEW ENGLAND'S HISTORIC FISHING COMMUNITIES
NEW YORK W.W.NORTON 1989 0393025772 / 9780393025774 1st Edition Hard Back VG VG Book 260x225mm Approx 
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- Light shelf wear to extremities of boards, no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- a little general shelf rubbing and soiling, no nicks or tears and non price clipped). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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PETERBOROUGH COURT The Story of The Daily Telegraph, BURNHAM , The Rt.Hon. Lord , The Current Daily Telegraph Managing Director
4 BURNHAM , The Rt.Hon. Lord , The Current Daily Telegraph Managing Director PETERBOROUGH COURT The Story of The Daily Telegraph
London Cassel & Co Ltd 1955 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG Book 
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/- , cover paper & inner flaps fox tan.minor tiny spot-dot colour rub/loss,99%,now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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KENRICKS in HARDWARE  A Familty Business 1791 - 1966, CHURCH , R A
5 CHURCH , R A KENRICKS in HARDWARE A Familty Business 1791 - 1966
New York AUGUSTUS M KELLEY Publlishers 1969 0678055246 / 9780678055243 1st Edition Hard Back Fine VG Book 215x150mm Approx. 
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 Jacketnot clipped, very minor col rub/loss edgwear plus 20mm closed tear-line top rear - now in clear protective proprietary cover.NB Overses orders will incur extra postage as unfortunate heavy volume. PLS See our image 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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THE TWEEDMAKERS A HISTORY OF THE SCOTTISH FANCY WOOLLEN INDUSTRY 1600-1914, CLIFFORD GULVIN
6 CLIFFORD GULVIN THE TWEEDMAKERS A HISTORY OF THE SCOTTISH FANCY WOOLLEN INDUSTRY 1600-1914
NEWTON ABBOT DAVID & CHARLES 1973 0715359738 / 9780715359730 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
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. Watson and J & J Crombie etc VG/VG (Book- No previous owner name or insc. A few light foxing spots to edges of book block. Dust Jacket- Minor rubbing to extremities but no notable defects and non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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THE MOVING WATERS Factual, COLLIS , John Stewart ,
7 COLLIS , John Stewart , THE MOVING WATERS Factual
London The SCIENTIFIC Book club 1950 Hard Back VG G Book 205X135mm Approx. 
FACTUAL account penned in literary style of Water Power - from the sea & back again.For the service of man in Transport & Industry - in nature , rain , atmosphere , caves , weather - ice , mystery etc.In 3 parts;- In the beginning was the Rain / When the waters descend / Man & water. illustrated in line by N Egon.246pp.[ tight binding , no inscsp, paper fox tan - also to spine cover] Dust Jacket [15s] not clipped. also fox tan , edgewear of 2x5mm nicks & 2x 25mm closed tear-lines; in clear proprietary protective cover. Pls see our image 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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A VISIT TO A COTTON MILL  The World at Work series, COOKE , Arthur O ,
8 COOKE , Arthur O , A VISIT TO A COTTON MILL The World at Work series
London Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton 1917 Hard Back VG Book 180x120mm Approx. 
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 line drawings , along with some colour pictures.[machinery design illus decs. to brown boards] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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NAVIGATING THE CENTURY A Personal Account of ALTER COMPANY'S First Hundred Years, GOLDSTEIN , Bernard , PETRE , William
9 GOLDSTEIN , Bernard , PETRE , William NAVIGATING THE CENTURY A Personal Account of ALTER COMPANY'S First Hundred Years
Virginia, USA The History Factory 1998 1882771028 / 9781882771028 1st Edition Hard Back Near Fine Book 260x185mm Approx Signed Copy
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 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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EARLY ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES ,  Shire Album No 124, GORDON , Bob , Assoc. Mem.Institution Electrical Engineers
10 GORDON , Bob , Assoc. Mem.Institution Electrical Engineers EARLY ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES , Shire Album No 124
Risborough SHIRE Publications 1985 0852636946 / 9780852636947 1st Edition Paper Back VG Book 210x150mm Approx 
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 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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SCALES and BALANCES A Guide to Collecting  Revised Edition  Shire No 55, GRAHAM , J T , FITSA .The Late Senipr Officer in Weigts & Measures , Lecterer etc , GARRATT , A W , MITSA .
11 GRAHAM , J T , FITSA .The Late Senipr Officer in Weigts & Measures , Lecterer etc , GARRATT , A W , MITSA . SCALES and BALANCES A Guide to Collecting Revised Edition Shire No 55
Princes Risborough SHIRE Publications Ltd 1986 085263840x / 9780852638408 2nd Edition Paper Back VG+ Book 210x145mm Approx 
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. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION SINCE THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, HABAKKUK, H.J.
12 HABAKKUK, H.J. INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION SINCE THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON 1968 0854320091 / 9780854320097 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Ivory sewn card wraps with black titles, 215x140mm approx 24pp. Text of the lecture delivered 28th Nov 1968 in the Nuffield Theatre of the University by the author being the fifteenth Fawley lecture on Science and Industry under the auspices of the Fawley Foundation established by Esso Petroleum in 1953. VG (Booklet- name of previous owner and date in ink to top front cover. A little light shelf soiling but no notable defects). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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PREHISTORIC FLINT MINES  , SHIRE ARCHAEOLOGY Series No 67, HOLGATE , Robin , Dr. Lecturer & Excavater
13 HOLGATE , Robin , Dr. Lecturer & Excavater PREHISTORIC FLINT MINES , SHIRE ARCHAEOLOGY Series No 67
RISBOROUGH SHIRE PUBLICATIONS 1991 074780141x / 9780747801412 1st Edition Paper Back Fine Book 210x150mm Approx 
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 
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14 HUNT , J W , MA . ENGLISH HISTORY THROUGH FOREIGN EYES , Twenty Extracts from Foreign Text-Books Selected and Edited , G 28
LONDON THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION 1954 1st Edition Paper Back VG Book 215x140mm A32rox 
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 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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DEEP SEA VOICES  Recollections of Women in our Fishing Communities TEMPUS ORAL HISTORY Series, LAZENBY , Jenny , LAZENBY , Craig ,
15 LAZENBY , Jenny , LAZENBY , Craig , DEEP SEA VOICES Recollections of Women in our Fishing Communities TEMPUS ORAL HISTORY Series
Stroud Tempus Publishing Ltd 1999 1st Edition Paper Back Fine Book 235x165mm Approx 
P/b FINE. 1st ed.No inscsp.Frontis; Herring Girls in Grimsby unload salted cod c. during WW1 .Social History of Women's struggles - here to survive - amidst the Fishing Industry.Eye Witness accounts. 10 chpts. Ackns; Intro; Postscript.[ their stoty / beliefs/ home / empowerment or emburdenment / mother / relationships / separation / community/ work etc] 128pp. PLS See our image 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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RHODES & BARNATO  The Premier and the Prancer, LEASOR , James
16 LEASOR , James RHODES & BARNATO The Premier and the Prancer
Barnsley LEO COOPER 1997 0850525454 / 9780850525458 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 240x160mm Approx 
FINE/FINE.1st UK edition. 277pp. illustrated 18 b/w plates+Maps to end papers. The story of two young men who emigrated to South Africa in the late 19th Century;& who , together,& separately- and quite unintentionally - were largely responsible for Transforming a minor Pastoral Colony into a Major Industrial nation.[maroon cloth+ gilt titles , no inscsp] Dust Jacket not price clipped. PLS See our image 
Price: 14.50 GBP
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GOLD BLAST Being the Romantic History of the Rand Goldfields , Comprehensive Account, LEZARD , ADELE ,
17 LEZARD , ADELE , " an Author with Special Claims to Knowledge on The Subject " GOLD BLAST Being the Romantic History of the Rand Goldfields , Comprehensive Account
LONDON Rich & Cowan LTD 1936 1st Edition Hard Back VG Poor+ Book 235x160mm Approx. 
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 Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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KENNARDS OF CROYDON  The Store That Entertained to Sell , A History of a Debenhams Store, LOVETT, Vivien
18 LOVETT, Vivien KENNARDS OF CROYDON The Store That Entertained to Sell , A History of a Debenhams Store
Surrey PRIVATELY Published 2000 0953796809 / 9780953796809 1st Edition Soft cover VG+ Book 260x200mm Approx. 
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. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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ANCHOR LINE  1856 - 1956, MCLELLAN , R S
19 MCLELLAN , R S ANCHOR LINE 1856 - 1956
GLASGOW Anchor Line Ltd 1956 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Good+ Book 230x 145mm Approx. 
H/b , Dust Jacket , FINE/Good+ , 1st edition , illustrated 48 b/w ship plates , frontis - Head Office in Glasgow opened 1907 , 184pp , 14 chpts , 2 appendices [ ships arranged in chronological order ] , Maritime History - nautical global - Anchor Line Company - Indutry history [ black cloth gilt lettering - book no noticable defects ] [ D/j badly faded with 5mm closed line-nisck to top rear & small blue marking to lower front [ pls see our image ] now in clear proprietary protective cover ] no inscsps 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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20 MEADOWS , Cecil A , Ironmonger & Lecturer THE VICTORIAN IRONMONGER Shire Series No 32
RISBOROUGH SHIRE 1978 0852634226 / 9780852634226 1st Edition Paper Back G+ Book 210x150mm Approx 
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. 
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