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1 " The Motor " Vol. LXXIII., No. 1908 , Tuesday July 19, 1938
London Temple Press Ltd 1938 First Edition Original Paperback Very Good 20.5 x 29.5cm Approx 
100 pages adverts + 35 approx new/articles + 4 page gloss section centre. Paper covers/contents in very good to almost mint condition. Great for all the adverts,In the "used cars" you could buy a 1936 type 57 Bugatti special works 3.3 litre for £325, or a 1.5 litre for £150. or a Rolls Phantom £90 , or a 1936 Rover 14 sports saloon for £155. illustrations include type 57 Bugatti owned by Lord Howe, Rally driver Mrs. Kay Petre standing by her 12-14 Morris Saloon. Articles inc. the new Wolseley "25" saloon, report on next Sundays (Hitler's) German Grand Prix. The Welsh Rally and lots. Lots more. Rare to find a pre-war edition in such good condition. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 "Motor" Road Tests 1964 Series ( Austin Mini super de luxe, Austin Healey 3000 Mk.3, Bond Equipe, Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray, Jenson C-V8 & 45 other cars)
London Temple Press Ltd 1964 1st Edition in This Form Card paperback Very Good 21 x 29cm Approx 
half title + Title page + 264 numbered pages + 2 page list rear + 8 Pages adverts. Compilation of various road tests for taken from the weekly issues of "The Motor" weekly magazine, covering 50 new models/tests with over 350 illustrations from 1963/4. Condition covers fair/good some rubbing, corner fold etc. Contents Mostly Very good, clean & tight. No inscriptions. To rear of book a few pages with corner tip fold/staining. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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1850-1865 stereo Pier Hotel area  Ryde Isle of Wight
3 1850-1865 stereo Pier Hotel area Ryde Isle of Wight

1850-1865 stereo Pier Hotel area Ryde Isle of Wight stereoscopic image / stereo image / stereo card /stereo view size of card is 8. 5 x 17.5cm ( 3 ½ x 7 inches) approx. In ink rear Ryde This comes from a collection of mainly 1860’s stereos, this one looks to be one the stereo’s owner himself took. The view is not like any other I could find on the net. It shows the Pier Hotel (before changing name to The Royal Pier Hotel) It shows the hotel in the background, but clearly with Pier Hotel painted to top, also to the left a building with ? Warm Baths painted on a building that is not there on later Victorian views. Also various horses & carriages, to centre is what looks like it may be a (fisherman’s?) auction?. What seems to date it is, as warm baths went out of fashion in Ryde in the 1860’s , is may be before John Kemp rebuilt the Warm Baths or next door into the Esplanade Hotel From the net ; In 1865 Joseph Kemp, found out his baths were uneconomical and decided to construct a hotel on the site. The new hotel was called “Esplanade Hotel” and opened in 1867. In the mid 1890s Joseph Kemp sold the hotel, and it was renamed the “Royal Esplanade Hotel” On British listed buildings site ; No 15 ref SZ 5992 2/191 (Marine Hotel) Circa 1850. Corner site with George Street. Three storeys painted brick and stuccoed ground floor on plinth. Rusticated quoins. Etc. Is this the baths site in photo, this site has the dating out by about 10 years. Either way this is a very rare, important and possibly unique photograph relating to Ryde and the Esplanade area. Condition; very good clear image, the right image being touch lighter. –----===========================------------------------ 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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4 1853 1953 The Royal Photographic Society Presents a Centenary Exhibition of Photographs, Books and Apparatus Etc at the Science Museum & Princes Gate.
London The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain 1953 First Edition 14 x 21.5cm Approx 
22 pages , Original Paperback binding Fair/Good just some minor dirt /foxing... Contents Almost Mint Very clean & tight, NO folds/fingering/inscriptions, just rusty hinges need replacing. details of exhibits in exhibition held between 16th Feb. to 28th March 1953 ..This like my other photograph books & mags can be viewed at The London Photograph Fair, but must e-mail 1st.. this is not a thumbed copy so is not on display....... postage will be reduced to UK £1.25,... EU £2....... all other inc U.S. £3. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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5 75th anniversary 1864 - 1939 The Watch World, Elgin National Watch Co.
Elgin ?, USA Pub Elgin National Watch Co 1939 First Edition Paperback Decorative 23 x 30.5cm.approx 
116 pages including covers, Binding good/fair, minor dirt, spine starting to split, edge rubbing & edge folding. Contents are mostly Very Good, Clean & tight. To inside cover is the Horological bookplate of Francis Wadsworth (poss. J. H. Francis Wadsworth of the Antiquarian Horological Society), no inscriptions. A few corner tip creases. Centre page loose. A very good source of The history of the company including lots of photographic illustrations, some info/photos on the founders & present directors in 1939, the social life of the company and adverts to rear half. Printed on glossy paper. Not priced & no publishing details, so looks like privately printed and given to good customers & staff. Also not for sale to the general public. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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6 A Book For Chelsea Design Week March 1991 + Extras
Oxford Imago pub Ltd 1991 First Edition Boxed Hard Back Box Good 20 x 23.5cm. Approx 
60 pages, Decorative box type dust cover in good condition, Binding/Contents mint/very good, no inscriptions, also comes with invitation & competition cards to rear in mint condition & also contains 2 official passes with cord ties in mint condition. Book starts with a design report by Caroline Clifton - Mogg , & illustrations of " Somewhere to sit ". contains full page colour & b/w illustrations. Looks unread, and no signs of passes being used. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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7 A Camera from Germany / Un Appareil d'Allemagne
Berlin Photo- Kino- Wegert 15 x 10cm Approx 
undated circa 1950s ..96 page German price guide for cameras movie equipment etc. prices in DM printed in English & French , paper binding folded and spine tearr,... Contents Very good ,clean & tight . reduced postage UK £1 .., Europe £2 .... all other inc US £3. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Kavirondo Village near Victoria Nyanza  with cages of decoy quail  East Africa (Nam Lolwe, Kenya) 1909  Stereoscopic View
8 A Kavirondo Village near Victoria Nyanza with cages of decoy quail East Africa (Nam Lolwe, Kenya) 1909 Stereoscopic View
Underwood & Underwood 1909 stereo photograph 9 x 17.75cm 
A Kavirondo Village near Victoria Nyanza with cages of decoy quail East Africa (Nam Lolwe, Kenya) 1909 Stereoscopic View Condition; very good clean image & card, very minimal wear. As produced has slight curving. A 1909 Stereoscopic view of topless man, women and children in a village with thatched round houses. Published & copyright by Underwood & Underwood 1909 size of card is 9 x 17.75cm ( 3 ½ x 7 inches) approx. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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A Kikuyu warrior buying a wife from her father, the King (payment in goats); East Africa’ ( Kenya 1909 ) Stereoscopic View
9 A Kikuyu warrior buying a wife from her father, the King (payment in goats); East Africa’ ( Kenya 1909 ) Stereoscopic View
Underwood & Underwood 1909 9 x 17.75cm 
A Kikuyu warrior buying a wife from her father, the King (payment in goats); East Africa’ ( Kenya 1909 ) Stereoscopic View £25 Condition; very good clean image & card, very minimal mount wear, corner bumped. As produced has slight curving. A 1909 Stereoscopic view of the king wearing an unusual headdress with men, women and goats in cloth robes with thatched round houses behind . Published & copyright by Underwood & Underwood 1909 size of card is 9 x 17.75cm ( 3 ½ x 7 inches) approx. 
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10 A Pocket Edition of the Companion for the Alter, with suitable prayers during the ceremony.
London William Peacock and Bowdery & Kerby 1830 Full-Leather 6.5 x 10.5cm Approx 
Full page illustrated frontice by H. Corbould & J.C. Edwards + 54 pages, Full leather binding in Good condition, minor edge rubbing, Contents Good, clean & tight. owner initials inside at top 2nd blank endpage, poss in pencil.. Gilt edges to pages. A very good little 180+ year old pocket alter companion. Postage reduced to UK £2, ..EU £3, ..all other inc. U.S. £4 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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11 Almanach De La Province De Limbourg Pour L'annee 1821
Maestricht Chez L. Th. Nypels 1820 First Edition A Hard Back 10.5 x 17.5cm.approx 
180 pages. French text. Binding basic boards , loss of colour /rubbed . spine has some loss, ..contents fair .many blank pages ( for notes etc) some blank pages with numbers , a couple with notes ( see scan of what looks like value of silver/gold coins that were traded around Europe at the time) , corner tips folded . ..LIMBOURG Following the defeat of Napoleon in 1814, the area of the former duchy was united within the United Kingdom of the Netherlands (what is now Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) and Meuse-Inférieure and Ourte respectively formed the new Province of Limburg and Province of Liège. This Province of Limburg covered an area much larger than and somewhat different from the former duchy with Limburg's namesake town of Limbourg located in Liège.( To 1830 ) now Limbourg is divided between Belgium, Netherlands & Germany. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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12 An act for Sheriffs to appoint deputies, who are to receive and transmit the Acts, orders and directions of the Parliament and Councel of State; and the respective sheirffs to make return thereof, as they shall be enjoyned by the Parliament or Councel 165
London Printed by Edward Husband and John Field, Printers to the Parliament of England 1650 First Edition 18 x 28cm Approx 
3 page Act, no binding, condition Fair, quiet clean & good printing. Has large tear to centre of pages, after the act "11 Julii, 1650. Ordered by the Parliament, That this Act be forth- with printed and Published " pages numbers 925, 928 & 929 + blank [i.e. page 927 miss-numbered as 925 
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13 An Act to confer further powers on the London and South Western Railway company to provide for a lease to the company undertaking of the North Cornwall Railway Company
Houses of Parliament 1913 First Edition Paperback 22.5 x 34.5cm Approx 
47 + iii pages, condition mostly very good, minor foxing/dirt to 1st 3 & last 3 pages, folded down middle & a couple of corner tip folds. A Government Act as issued without binding/covers Includes power to close roads to be diverted, power to divert roads and pathways, underpinning of houses near widening, power to dredge river Thames, compulsory purchase, power to enter property to survey and value etc. etc. Due to large size will be sent in a strong tube. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Antique  William Hey Medical Surgical Craniotomy Skull Saw c1830
14 Antique William Hey Medical Surgical Craniotomy Skull Saw c1830
17.5cm long (6 3/4” inches) 
Antique William Hey Medical Surgical Craniotomy Skull Saw c1830 Commonly known as a Hey’s saw, it is a double-bladed instrument that allows it to be used for different angled cuts. It is named after Sir William Hey (1736 – 1819 ), an English surgeon who designed and refine the tool This instrument has a steel blade and shaft with a crosshatched ebony? handle. Approximately 17.5cm long (6 3/4” inches), unsigned. Good condition, still sharp. As well over 100 / almost 200 years old has some pitting to steel (nothing major), and various saw tips loss. They were made from c1803 to about 1880, but as they were so good and well made, They were prized and kept buy surgeons and so one made in around 1830 could well have been treasured and still have been in use till the 1880's. It is named after William Hey, an English surgeon who helped refine the tool, in fact this design is almost identical to one of Hey's own tools that were made for him in 1803. It is known that Craniotomy Skull surgery has been around for thousands of years. But the earliest known specialized skull saws that were used in England date to the 14th century. In about 1770 or so Sir William Hey an English surgeon started developing and improving skull saws in Leeds, north England, to find the best design to actually use. And in 1803 he finalized his saws, that were best designs for his use, they soon came to be known as Hey’s saws. The designs were so good, right for use that no general surgical or specialised neurosurgery set was complete without at least one of “Hey’s” saws. They were used to cut the cranium around a skull fracture until the dura, or brain covering, was exposed. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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15 Atlas für schweizerische Sekundarschulen. Mit Bundesunterstûtzung herausgegeben von der Konferenz der kantonalen Erziehungsdirektoren. 2..A
Zurich , Switzerland Kartographia Winterthur A.-G. 1914 23 x 35cm.approx 
88 + viii pages, Schul-Atlas, Rare colour Atlas for schools that was out of date within a year due to 1st world war.Original covers, rubbed, no spine /taped ,..Contents Fair some foxing & a couple of loose pages with edge damage,. to inside front endpage " Atlas fur Lina Kessler " good ink writing. weight 1 kilo so surcharge outside England. .. too large for scanner so most of front only. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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backlit colour/light stereo card c1870
16 backlit colour/light stereo card c1870
c1870 stereoscopic 8. 5 x 17.5cm 
backlit colour/light stereo card c1870 looks like a high class Silversmith or silver dealers stock Popular 1860-1900 believe these c1870, The card is in excellent condition for it's age with some minor age wear on the front cardboard mount and some ageing to edges of image. View good, hidden hand blue & white/silver colouring to rear and pierced white highlights when the card is backlit. size of card is 8. 5 x 17.5cm ( 3 ½ x 7 inches) approx. Undated, but c1860- 1880's This seemingly normal black and white view, but hand coloured and pricked tissue backed and when viewed from the front, with light to rear it suddenly comes to life transforming the view with hidden colours magically appear, and white highlight from tiny holes. They are black and white to front,then a layer of tissue paper to rear to hide the piercing and hand colouring. and the 3D effect is wonderful when backlit that can easily be achieved by holding the viewer 2 - 3 feet from a bulb. These cards are quite delicate, and must be handled with care, in order not to damage them, so are rare to find these days. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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17 Ball families around the World
Family Heritage International 1990 Limited Edition/numbered Mint 21 x 27.5cm. Approx 
Over 300 pages. Condition mint. Copyright 1989, printed to order in 1990, book numbered 111, has "printed exclusively" for & signed by publisher but neither have been done, just the date, 15th February 1990. pages only numbered to page 87 then about 232 un-numbered pages, including what must be over 20,000 names & addresses around the world. The section for Family questionnaire & Pedigree chart have not be written in. Does not have the country printed, looks American, but has a mint envelope, printed address for Halbert's Inc. Family Heritage, c/o an address in Berkshire, England. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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18 Binglingsi Shiku / Stone-Carvings at Bingling Temple (Photographic plates with a little text, ALL in Chinese)
Beijing, China 1982 Hard Back 19 x 27cm Approx 
Title page, + 10 pages text front + 10 at rear + 104 photographic illustrations Black/White & Colour. Custom Hardback binding with plain endpapers, i.e. A specially bound paperback with original covers in a black hardback binding with gilt embossed title to spine "Stone-Carvings at Bingling Temple" in mint condition. Contents almost mint condition, no inscriptions, just small printed label to inside rear of the UK importer/book shop. Apart from English text to spine, & inside book a printed date of 1982, and a small printed basic description of title in English stating original £7.50 price to top of Title page, otherwise ALL text is Chinese. This is a guide book to the Temple, mostly of its sculptures , some painted walls & architecture. Contains 2 folding maps at front. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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19 Brabizon House 1923
London: D.Carol Thomson, 1923 First Edition / Limited / Numbered 
First Edition/limited/numbered. 9" x 12 3/4" Approx. This No.430 (of 500) with Complements of Brabazon Ho. Christmas 1923 to J.S.Gibson. with 40 tiped in plates,artists inc.Manet,Corot,Daumier,Orpen,Rossetti,Burne--Jones & of course Brangwyn. Original brown paper binding /titles in black, This is a fine original copy ,(only faults are to binding where there are some folding to edges as original paper binding is 1/4" larger than contents) AS PRESENTED WITH NO TEARS/DAMAGED PAGES. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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20 Cooking or Practical and Economical Training For Those Who are Servants Wives or Mothers (The Finchley Manuals of Industry No 1)
Aldersgate Street . London Joseph Masters (for Schools of the Holy Trinity, at Finchley) 1857 Hard Back Good Privately Printed 8.5 x 15cm. Approx 
half title + x + 150 pages + 6 pages publishers list.. Binding embossed in fair condition, some wear, some splitting to front cover, but holding. Contents fair/good, some handling and lacks front end-page. Inside cover is "prunes" written in ink 4 times with some staining. Includes the Management of the Kitchen, Plain Cooking, Breadmaking, Baking, Brewing, Pickling, etc. It was Prepared for the use of the National and Industrial Schools of the Holy Trinity at Finchley. The schools at Finchley, for which this manual was originally prepared, was to educate the children of tradesmen and farmers as well as of poor persons (at this time Finchley was a village some way out of London, now is within London. Eighth Edition. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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