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WHITBREAD'S BREWERY

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Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, WHITBREAD & CO: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118943

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust Jacket. 245x160mm approx. 54pp. 7 colour plates and 24 illustrations in b/w. Published by Whitbread's Brewery in a series of books on Beer Brewing and Imbibing and called "The Whitbread Library" the first two published simultaneously were this book and "Your Local". Together they form an interesting and informative history of the famous brewery it's tied inns mainly in Kent where it had it'... View more info

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Inns of Kent

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Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, WHITBREAD & CO: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118945

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust Jacket. 245x160mm approx. 66pp. 7 colour plates and 37 illustrations and 7 sketch maps in b/w. Published by Whitbread's Brewery in a series of books on Beer Brewing and Imbibing and called "The Whitbread Library" the first two published simultaneously were this book and "Whitbread's Breweryl". Together they form an interesting and informative history of the famous brewery it's inns in Londo... View more info

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Your Local

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Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, WHITBREAD & CO: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119796

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust Jacket. 245x160mm approx. 50pp. 7 colour plates and 26 illustrations in b/w. Published by Whitbread's Brewery in a series of books on Beer Brewing and Imbibing and called "The Whitbread Library" the first two published simultaneously were this book and "Whitbread's Breweryl". Together they form an interesting and informative history of the famous brewery it's inns in London and the South Ea... View more info

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THE LIVERY OF THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF IRONMONGERS , LONDON 15 JULY, 1943 A LIST OF THE LIVERY 1943-1944

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Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Worshipful Company of Ironmongers: 1943

Seller ID: 120270

Condition: Near Fine


Blue moire silk effect cloth boards with gilt blocked crest to front panel. 175 x 125 mm approx. Yellow end papers, 22pp. An interesting item of ephemera for research into the members of the Livery Company and of the Masters Wardens and Clerks of the Companies of The City of London extanct in 1943. It also contains a list of the Masters of the Ironmongers Company for each year from 1463 as well as the usual calender of the meetings of the Courts and Committees for 1943-1... View more info

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LOCHEARNHEAD HOTEL

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Price: £5.00

Publisher: LOCHEARNHEAD PERTHSHIRE, LOCHEARNHEAD HOTEL: 1950

Seller ID: 123175

Condition: Very Good


Pale grey line Illustrated card covers (Stapled paperback) 125 x 180 mm approx. 12pp 8 sepia illustrations and line map. Designed and produced by Norman Lyon, Glasgow.Promotional brochure for the Lochearnhead Hotel Lochearnhead Perthshire situated in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park overlooking Loch Earn, the then Resident Directors being W. and Ewen W. Cameron, undated circa 1950's. VG (Covers- no notable soiling or wear, contents clean. Staples a little rust... View more info

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The Victor Book of the Opera: Stories of Seventy Grand Operas with Three Hundred Illustrations & Descriptions of Seven Hundred Victor Opera Records.

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Price: £15.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Victor Talking Machine Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 119023

Condition: Good


Burgundy Cloth boards with gilt titles and decs to spine and front panel. 210x155mm approx. Coloured end papers, top edge gilt, 376pp. Undated 4th Edition. Copyright date 1912. Catalogue with gloriously theatrical images of excerpts from the operas and their stars with brief summaries of the stories, music scores and not least the recording details and prices. A treat for any collector or student of early operatic productions and recordings. VG (General Shelf wear to boa... View more info

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PICCADILLY 1686-1906 For a Century and a half the Home of the House of Fortnum & Mason

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Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, FORTNUM & MASON: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122767

Condition: Very Good


Green Stapled Card wraps with Black titles and gilt "royal appointment" crest (Paperback) 24pp. 11 b/w illustrations. Promotional booklet published by the store to mark it's bi-centenary in 1906 and it's 150 years at it's flagship premises at 181-183 Piccadilly London. The booklet combines a short history of Piccadilly and its associations literary, historically and topographically with that of its business and is accordingly of interest generally to collectors o... View more info

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THE METAL BOX COMPANY LTD Portslade Plastics Factory VACANCY HAND SHEET

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Price: £1.00

Publisher: PORTSLADE SUSSEX, THE METAL BOX COMPANY: 1958

Seller ID: 120696

Condition: Very Good


Hand Bill/Flyer 200 x 170 mm approx. printed by The Grange Press, Southwick. Printer's code 19589 ie Sept 1958 advertising vacancies for Female Shift Workers at The Metal Box Compant Ltd, Portslade Plastics Factory Fishersgate with details of early morning bus service times to reverse. VG (Single fold crease and light foxing spots. No other notable defects) An item of interest to ex workers of the company and local residents with memories of the business. Please see our ... View more info

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BLACKIE & SON 1809-1959 A SHORT HISTORY OF THE FIRM

By: AGNES A.C.BLACKIE

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, BLACKIE & SON: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122719

Condition: Very Good


Cloth Boards with gilt decs and titles. 210 x140 mm approx. Decorative printed end papers, 64 pp + Family Tree. Frontis + 32 other b/w photographic illustrations.In the original acetate protective wraps Written and published to mark the occasion of the publisher's 150th Anniversary of its founding by John Blackie most copies of which would have been circulated as complimentary copies to the trade. VG (Book- A little dust soiling to extremities of cloth boards, No other n... View more info

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THE LONDON , TILBURY & SOUTHEND LOCOMOTIVES Past and Present 1880 - 1944

By: ALDRICH , C Langley ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, --.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121064

Condition: Good -


Good P/b iin poor covers.1st ed.1945 .39pp. Illustrated b/w photographic plates; 14x Full-page. Railway History./ Company History/ Science & Engineering - Types. C L Aldrich. Intro; Foreword. [ 4-4-2T Engines / others / points / Superintendents & CME's / Sheds & Codes / Stock / Comparison & Dimension Tables ]small stuck-down previous owner's label and another owner's rubber-stamp details , no annotation,book block sound] rusty staples holding tight but spine-crease loss ... View more info

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DIE SCOTLAND YARD STORY The Scotland Yard Story FACTUAL German Text

By: BARR , Robert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Germany, Bertelsmann Sachbuchverlag: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2146

Condition: Fine


SIGNED Copy H/b+Jacket FINE/NearFINE.1st ed.239pp illustrated 9 B/w photographic plates. Dedicated & Signed by the Author Robert Barr on the title page " To my dear friend Percy Fearley without whose expert help & advise this book could not have been written " German Text, 17 chpts.Factual account.German Text [book - no other inscsp. tight binding] shiney b/w photo illus Dust Jacket not clipped, no notable defects, no tears or creases. PLS SEE our image. View more info

MAKING PROVISION A CENTENARY HISTORY OF THE PROVISION TRADE

By: BARTY - KING , HUGH

Price: £5.95

Publisher: LONDON , FIRST EDITION, QUILLER PRESS: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7002

ISBN: 0907621724

Condition: Fine


171 pages , blue boards gilt lettering , booka and colour illus.dustjacket as new , no inscsriptions , d/j not price clipped , illustrated mono plates , well researched and at times controversial history , based on original sources , to mark the centenary of The United Kingdom Provision Trade Federation in 1987 , H Barty-King author and full-time Industrial Historian [ educated Cambridge / Royal Corps WW2 . ] View more info

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DAYS OF IRON The Story of West Ham United in the Fifties

By: BELTON , BRIAN

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Derby, BREEDON Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 122351

ISBN: 1859831532

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG+ D/j.1st ed. illustrated 19 b/w photo-plates. B Belton, a life-long supporter of the West Ham Club, has traveled worldwide and is an Experienced Writer on Football. Glossary of Players , chapters on 1949 - to - 1959 , Extra Time , Chronology , Biblio; 228pps [ Burn Budgie Burn , Football inferno etc ] book as new no inscsp , paper starting to cream ] The Hammers Team 1957-8 to cover Dust Jacket, not price clipped , now in clear easily removable proprietary... View more info

A CENTURY & A HALF OF THE HOUSE OF BERGER: BEING A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE 150 YEARS OF TRADING OF LEWIS BERGER & SONS, LTD; MANUFACTURERS OF FINE DRY COLOURS, PAINTS AND VARNISHES, HOMERTON, LONDON, N.E.

By: BERGER, THOMAS B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, WATERLOW & SONS: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10372

Condition: Good


Green Buckram with gilt titles to spine and gilt and red decs to front board. 108pp. Portrait Frontis + all other illustrations and plates as expected. Short history of the Company founded by a German Chemist Louis Steigenberger who came to England in the middle of the 18th Century to make his fortune having perfeced the manufacture of Poussian Blue. He changed his name to Lewis Berger, married and established in Hackney London what was to become Berger Paints. Good - no... View more info

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BEHIND THE BLUE DOOR The History of the Royal College of Midwives 1881-1981

By: BETTY COWELL O.B.E.[ a Midwife] , & DAVID WAINWRIGHT Journalist

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, CASSELL for BAILLIERE TINDALL: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 121967

ISBN: 0702008818

Condition: Good


SIGNED Copy.Laminated Card covers (Paperback) 215 x 135 mm approx. 112 pp. 16 illustrations. Written to mark the centenary of the Royal College the copy offered by us has the additional attributes of being signed by the co- author Betty Cowell O.B.E. A Midwife. in ink to the half title page and loosely laid in is an invitation to a reception at the State Rooms St.James's Palace to Celebrate the Centenary on 15th July 1981. Good (Book- covers a little rubbed. Light foxing... 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

ISBN: 1857702522

Condition: Fine


Laminated P/b FINE as new.no inscsp. 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

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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

Condition: VG+


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/- , cov... View more info

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SELFRIDGE'S OF LONDON A FIVE YEARS RETROSPECT

By: CALLISTHENES ( HARRY GORDON SELFRIDGE)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, SELFRIDGES: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122766

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Illustrated Booklet (Paperback) 240 x 140 mm approx. 16pp.15 b/w line drawings. Promotional booklet attributed as being written by "Callisthenes" the nom de plume of the editorial writer who prepared the "Callisthenes Column" which appeared every evening in the four 1d newspapers of London at the time. This column espoused the policies, principles and opinions of the store. This is now generally known as in fact being self publicity by Selfridges ... View more info

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THE WARD OF CRIPPLEGATE IN THE CITY OF LONDON

By: CAROLINE GORDON & WILFRED DEWHURST

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, CRIPPLEGATE WARD CLUB: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120391

Condition: Very Good


Laminated card covers. Sewn Paperback.235 x 155 mm approx. xi + 179 nos. ppFrontis b/w photo. plate + 14 other illustrations as called for including 4 maps, one double page. With a forword by Asa Briggs the book was written to mark the election of Alderman W A Davis from the Ward as Lord Mayor of London and provides a very readable account of London and more specifically the Cripplegate Ward in the City from AD66 to the time of writing. Worthy of a place on the bookshelv... View more info

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PULLMAN CRAFTSMEN , Life in the Pullman Car Company's Preston Park Works Brighton 1947 - 1963

By: CARTER , DON , KENT, JOE, HART, GEOFF

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Brighton, Queenspark Book 27: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121579

ISBN: 0904733505

Condition: Fine


Large FINE Slim P/b. Front & Rear cover shows large b/w photograph of the workers at The Pullman Car Company's Preston Park Works in Brighton, Sussex for the Locomotives/Railway.well illustrated b/w plates , Undated c. 1990's. 74pps.Frontis - Worker constructing the cornice of the K-Type standard wooden body cars.1947 - 1963 A View from the Shop Floor. Intro; brief history, contributors, Afterword, select bibli; gloss; 12 chpts [the Body shop / the Gantry / Famous names/... View more info