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Image for Dalgety and Company Limited 1884-1934 Jubilee Souvenir

Dalgety and Company Limited 1884-1934 Jubilee Souvenir

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Australia, Mason Firth and McCutcheon: 1934

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002485

Condition: Good Plus


A very interesting booklet published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dalgety and Company in Australia. 52 pages describing the company's business in the productuion of wool and other pastoral industry plus its progress into other business areas, shipping and insurance as well as handling various types of merchandise. Many period photogrphs of old australia both town and country. Pages are clean and bright, paper covers a little dusty and a couple of tears. Overall... View more info

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D'leteren 1805-2005 200 Years History

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Brussels, Editions Racine: 2005

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006483

ISBN: 2873863943

Condition: Near Fine


Very informative book on the history of the D'leteren car company, 192 pages in very bright clean condition. Many B/w photographs, colour and B/w illustrations plus very informative text in English. HEAVY BOOK 1.3 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Illustrated card covers in very bright and clean condition, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The History of A.C. Cars Ltd

By: AC Cars

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Croydon UK, Fullerton & Lloyd Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 001735

Condition: Very Good


Classic history of the A C Car Company in Thames Ditton Surrey UK. 100 pp packed with information and many period photographs of the cars and people. Book is very bright and clean just very slightly rubbed on edges and small marks to front and rear covers. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Image for Edward Withers Ltd 230 Years of Violin Craft in Soho

Edward Withers Ltd 230 Years of Violin Craft in Soho

By: Adam Whone

Price: £59.00

Publisher: London, Mill Hill Publications: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006496

ISBN: 0952926407

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on this British company of violin makers, founded in 1846. Book contains 112 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Duple: 70 Years of Coachbuilding (British Bus Heritage)

Duple: 70 Years of Coachbuilding (British Bus Heritage)

By: Alan Townsin

Price: £19.99

Publisher: London, Venture Publications Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008145

ISBN: 1898432465

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the coachbuilding company Duple,168 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are bright and cleanvery small light bumps to two corners. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

The Story of Wedgwood

By: Alison Kelly

Price: £6.99

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000073

Condition: Very Good


Short history of the famous pottery firm,well illustrated with colour and b/w photographs plus drawings 80 pp. View more info

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Cisitalia

By: Balestra Nino, De Agnostini Cesare

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Milan, Automobilia: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008252

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on Cistalia sports cars, 198 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, in ENGLISH and ITALIAN. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean just a few small indentation marks on front ,not price clipped, HEAVY BOOK 1.8Kg with sound packaging EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Salters' Company, 1394-1994

By: Barty-King, Hugh

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, James and James Publishers Limited: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004797

ISBN: 0907383424

Condition: Very Good


Detailed account of the Salter's Company, 267 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w illustrations plus very informative text, top edges of pages are gold. Book is very attractive with blue boards with gold emblem and deep red leather spine with gold lettering. A realy nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Purdey's: The Guns and the Family

By: Beaumont, Richard SIGNED

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006844

ISBN: 0715386247

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the gun and rifle making firm James Purdey in London written by a director of the business. 248 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour, B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. INSCRIBED by RICHARD BEAUMONT to unknown person with short message on half title page just signed Richard but verified by comparison to other signatures. A very nic... View more info

Image for Round and About the London Publishing Office of the Cambridge University Press 1902-1953

Round and About the London Publishing Office of the Cambridge University Press 1902-1953

By: Cambridge University Press

Price: £98.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006576

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the history of the London office of the Cambridge University Press, looks as if it was specially published for a limited print run with tipped in photographs accompanying the text. 95 pages in very bright clean condition including errata pages and appendix just some light foxing to endpapers NOT inside, many B/w photographs plus very informative text. Original clear plastic type dustwrapper has a few light marks and small tear to top of spine, ... View more info

Image for Society of Chemical Industry in Basle 1884-1934

Society of Chemical Industry in Basle 1884-1934

By: Chemical Industry in Basle

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Chemical Industry in Basle: 1934

Edition: First Edition First English Printing

Seller ID: 006253

Condition: Very Good


Detailed history of the Chemical Industry in Basle Switzerland, 85 pages in very bright clean condition, many splendid full page colour illustrations plus very informative text. Patterned dustwrapper is a little worn on edges with a couple of small tears to top of wrapper spine. Slipcase matches the wrapper and is a little worn on edges with some light fading to edges,HEAVY BOOK 1.5 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. a very nice clean book SEE IMAGE. ... View more info

Image for Compagnie De Navigation D'Orbigny 1865-1950

Compagnie De Navigation D'Orbigny 1865-1950

By: Compagnie De Navigation D'Orbigny

Price: £49.90

Publisher: France, Société d'Editions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007395

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the history of the Orbigny shipping Company, FRENCH TEXT NO English translation. Original thick embossed and decorated card covers have been preserved and the whole book recased in a blue hard cover,this has been done for the Institute of Transport London single stamp on blank page.. 170 pages in very bright clean condition just a few pencil marks on last couple of pages, easily erased. Many B/w photographs, facsimile documents and illustrations... View more info

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A History of the Portsmouth and Gosport Water Supply

By: D Halton Thomson

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, Portsmouth and Gosport Water Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 005995

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on this water company, 102 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, pull out map at rear plus very informative text,12 page booklet on the Portsmouth Water Company, with photographs and map, loosely inserted. NO dustwrapper, outer boards slightly faded on spine, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Harvest Home

By: D J Squire SIGNED

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Laleham UK, D J Squire: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003510

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of D J Squire who built up the Squires Garden centres business. A very interesting account of his early life and the rise of his business. 92 pages with many old photographs. SIGNED by D J SQUIRE on front cover.book is very bright and clean SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Image for Boss and Co. Makers of Fine "Best" Guns Only

Boss and Co. Makers of Fine "Best" Guns Only

By: Dallas, Donald

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Quiller Press Limited: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 006661

ISBN: 1899163050

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on Boss and Co. top gunmakers for over two centuries, 262 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. HEAVY BOOK 1.6 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS..A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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From Lake and River to Distant Oceans

By: Edited By Algot Mattsson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Sweden, Brostroms: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006729

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the Bostrom group of boat and sip builders. 160 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations,all present, some large fold out illustrations plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is a little rubbed on edges and corners with small tear to fold of wrapper flap at rear1 inch long some light creasing to bottom rear edge of wrapper, not price clipped.A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAI... View more info

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The Worshipful Company of Gunmakers: A History

By: Edited Derek Stimpson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Worshipful Company of Gunmakers: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007795

ISBN: 0955903203

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the London Livery Company, The Worshipful Company of Gunmakers.96 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Foster Engineering Co Ltd

By: Foster Engineering Co Ltd

Price: £20.00

Publisher: South Wimbledon UK, Foster Engineering Co Ltd: 1928

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 005682

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on Foster Engineering Apex Works South Wimbledon, 24 pages in very bright clean condition, many full page B/w photographs plus very informative text, Not dated but from text stating company started in 1903 and this book is to celebrate 25 years the date is 1928, book is amazingly clean a bright for this year, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for The Flag of the Southern Cross the History of Shaw Savill and Albion Co Ltd 1858-1939

The Flag of the Southern Cross the History of Shaw Savill and Albion Co Ltd 1858-1939

By: Frank C Bowen

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Shaw Savill and Albion Co Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006201

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on The Shaw Savill shipping line, 122 pages plus 37 pages of appendix and index in bright clean condition just some very occasional light foxing spots with a little more on endpapers. Many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, previous owners name stamped on inside front board, NO dustwrapper, outer boards bright with just a few very light marks. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Rolls Royce Aero Engines

By: Gunston, Bill

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Somerset, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004595

ISBN: 1852600373

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the Rolls Royce Company and their aero engines. 256 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info