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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


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


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 Lond... 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


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 E... 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


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-... View more info

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THE "STANDARD" RITUAL OF SCOTTISH FREEMASONRY

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Price: £25.00

Publisher: EDINBURGH, JAMES T. COWAN: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122849


Original Green cloth boards, Bible black end papers, 115 x 85 mm approx. All edges of book block stained red. 92 pp + 3 double page illustrations. The title continues : Comprising: The ceremonies of opening and closing in the three degrees, The questions before passing and raising, the ceremonies of initiation, passing, and raising, with the charges and explanations of the three tracing boards. accompanied by illustrations of the tracing boards. VG ( Cloth covers a littl... 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.

By: --------------

Price: £15.00

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

Seller ID: 119023


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


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

By: -----------------

Price: £1.00

Publisher: PORTSLADE SUSSEX, THE METAL BOX COMPANY: 1958

Seller ID: 120696


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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THE THACKERAY SOCIETY Louis Littman and It's Early Years

By: -----...........

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, Alan Sutton: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117812


illustrated 8 Full-page Colour illustrations of The Reform Club of the Thackeray Society.Reform Club, Pall Mall, London.[ Clubs/ societies/ Company histories] Speeches & Speakers.120pp[ book Fine, no inscsp] Dust Jacket near Fine. PLS See our image 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


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


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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ON THE RUN A History of Croydon Fire Brigade

By: BAKER , Eddie , Fireman

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Huddersfield, Jeremy Mills Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118886


As new, FINE P/b, no inscsp.Company History of the Croydon Fire Brigade by fire fighter Eddie Baker - born & bred in croydon - a lifetime in the Fire services - began Auxiliary Fire Service 1960 - followed in his father's footsteps.Profusely illustrated B/w. PLS See our image 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


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

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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


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


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 proprietar... View more info

Image for 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.

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


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 - ... 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


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


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

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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


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

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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


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