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Image for A Book of Number Two Platoon A Company 1st City of London Home Guard

A Book of Number Two Platoon A Company 1st City of London Home Guard

By: N/A

Price: £44.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Causton: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002575

Condition: Very Good


A book privately printed to mark the Standing Down of this Platoon, 47 pages with articles and commentaries from various people accompanied by splendid line drawings. Book is in excellent bright clean condition SEE IMAGE. 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 nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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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, outer boards are clean with slight fade to spine. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUES... 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, all present plus very informative text in FRENCH, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean and sound, HEAVY BOOK 1.6 Kg with... 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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A London Steeplechase : A Survey of the 150 Parish Churches Historically Associated with the Parish Clerks' Company of the City of London

By: Ellen, Ronald Guy

Price: £19.95

Publisher: London, City Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006240

ISBN: 0901129208

Condition: Good Plus


Detailed book on 150 old London Churches,163 pages in very bright clean condition, some foxing to outer edges of pages NOT inside,neat Chrismas gift message to former owner by unknown person,on half tile page Many B/w photographs, maps and illustrations plus very informative text, tiny light bumps to two corners. Dustwrapper is lightly marked and lightly browned to spine, a pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. 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

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The house of Harrison; being an account of the family and firm of Harrison and sons, printers to the King

By: Harrison and Sons

Price: £28.95

Publisher: London, Harrison and Sons: 1914

Seller ID: 008009

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative history of the printing firm Harrisons of Pall Mall London, dated 1914 not sure if firtst printing or not. 119 pages in very bright clean condition, rough cut on two sides, many B/w illustrations , all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little worn to corners and edges with a few marks, lettering on spine and front in black. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

The Re-Birth Of The Motor Omnibus An account of the Chiswick Works of the London General Omnibus Company

By: London General Omnibus Company

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, London General Omnibus Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008261

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the London General Omnibus Company, 31 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, large fold ot plan of the works in pocket at rear of book, Map is overall clean and bright just a couple of small marks in blank margins and very small tear to bottom blank margin. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean with very slight fading to extreme front bottom edge. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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50 years of experience Morgan 1910-1960

By: Morgan Motor Co Ltd

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Worcestershire UK, Morgan Motor Co Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008113

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the Morgan car company and its cars, 52 pages in very bright clean condition, many period B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as published plus very informative text, large paper sticker on inside front cover advertising Supplied by F H Douglass Morgan Specialist Ealing W5 London., NO dustwrapper, outer card covers are a little browned, original plastic ring spine. A presentable example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info