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1 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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2 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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3 Fotografische Kring "Iris" XI E Internationaal Fhotosalon Januari 1938
Antwerpen, Belgium Printed by Van Uffelen & Delagarde for Fotografische Kring "Iris" XI E Internationaal Fhotosalon 1938 First Edition Original Paper Covers Good 14.5 x 21.5cm Approx 
Paperback binding Fair with some wear & staining. Contents mostly good & clean, stained title page. No inscriptions etc. , no page number, has 36 pages + 4 pages of adverts + 6 single sided pages of photographic Illustrations including one by V. Pokorny Arnold from the U.S.A. Contents just holding to binding, (can easy be re-glued if need be) . Very rare as at time of listing could not find another copy on quick net check. Printed by Van Uffelen & Delagarde for Fotografische Kring "Iris" XI E Internationaal Fhotosalon 1938 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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4 Mr. Hoppus's Measurer, Greatly Enlarged and Improved; Practical Measuring Made Easy to the Meanest Capacity ( Sixth Edition 1761 )
Printed by arrangement from the trusties of E. Wickford for mess. Hitch and Hawes, J. Riverton and J. Hinton, S. Crowder, T. Caslon, and J. Cootre. 1761 Hard Back Fair/good 9 x 20 x 3.5cm Thick. Aprox. 
Lxxvi (76) | + 204 pages, Binding fair/good rubbed copy, holding tight. Contents fair, endpapers with pencil & ink notes, owner name, another later owner name to top half title page, + other owner names another page, one dated 1803. some minor/light/small stains to a few pages, some corner tip folds, lacks pages 195-198, last page with tear. With various illustrations within text to front and lots of tables to rear. These (1760's) pocket books were in common use for 200 years before calculators were common. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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5 The Strand to Celebrate 300 Years of Coutts & Co. in 1992 ( Mefsrs Coutts & Co. Bankers in the Strand)
London Coutts & Co 1992 Privately Printed First Edition Paperback Decorative 21 x 29.5cm.approx 
81 page Magazine printed to mark the 300th anniversary of Coutts bank. A very good, clean & tight. Not priced, so most likely for customers & prospective customers (Prospective clients need at least £500,000. (US$800,000.) in 'disposable funds' - not including houses.). Coutts is a Private bank and most famous for being the bank of Queen Elizabeth II & the Royal Family. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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6 Anon Shaftesbury Theatre, Special Matinee in tribute to the memory of Basil Macdonald Hastings, September 27th, 1928
London Shaftesbury Theatre/ Basil Macdonald Hastings Fund Committee 1928 First Edition Original Paper Covers Good 23 x 30cm Approx John Hassall,George Whitelaw, J. A. Shepherd, Bert Thomas, Tom Pervis, G.E. Studdy, Poy, D.L. Ghilchik & G. L. Stampa 
14 pages, ( 1st & last pages colour illustrations, 8 pages b/w illustrations, 4 pages text). Paperback binding fair/good some folding to edges/corners as overlaps contents. Contents mostly very good & clean, centre pages detached, staples a little rusty (but can be replaced). Looks like many/all? artists have given special work for the full page illustrations. Centre page lists details/cast of the drama performed "The Squeaker" and after a special fund/charity Auction. When Edgar Wallace will become the auctioneer. A quick internet check found no other copy. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Evandra, Anon, Illustrated by Alfred Mac Donald
7 Anon, Illustrated by Alfred Mac Donald Evandra
Not given, poss. Ernest Nister 1902 First Edition, Poss Not Published Waxed paper hardback Vellum Folio 34 x 44cm. Approx. Alfred Mac Donald / Alfred MacDonald 
Dedication page, Title page + 37 pages. Binding fair/poor, Vellum coloured (waxed paper on board) with some rubbing and edge wear. Gilt title to front. Contents fair, almost all pages illustrated to top/base/side. Most good and clean, No inscriptions, a few pages detached with edge wear/folding, others starting to loosen due to poor glue used in 1902 on the folio sized pages. End pages decorated with tiny gilt flowers, Dedication page "Dedicated to my wife Christmas MDCCCCII" (i.e. 1902). Title page just has "Evandra" printed in brown/gold. The 10 canto story seems to be a very sad Scottish fishermen /folk love poem about Torquil, Dughal & Evandra, mentions Ben Doran, Ulva's Isle etc. Each page seems to be printed/engraved as one with decorative text and illustrations all printed in brown ink. From checking Google & book/library sites I was unable to find this book mentioned. Looks complete but as no other copy found can not be 100% sure as pages are not numbered. There is always the possibility a rich person, publisher, printer or Alfred Mac Donald had this printed as a unique love token, and therefore this is the only copy. I have put possibly published by Ernest Lister as is very much in their style. Size is Folio approx 34cm x 44cm ( 13 Ĺ x 17 Ĺ inches) 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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8 Buxton, Michael Auriol 1914-1990 Service at Sea, with the Royal Navy in World War II
Privately published by Author / Michael Auriol Buxton / For Family & Friends & Not for Sale 1988 Privately Printed First Edition Original Paperback Very Good 14.75 x 21cm Approx 
145 pages + 6 front, + signed card from Authors wife... Condition inside & out Very Good , clean & tight condition ( spine mint ). NO inscriptions etc.. with illustrations inc. author, photo as acting Sub/Lieutenant RNVR on HMS Birmingham c 1940 . .front cover is from an Oil painting of HMS Hood by Esmond Knight with white bow wash in foreground painted by The Prince of Wales.. Not priced, preface states his memories for our family & friends and generations to come. so printed & published in a very small number ?.. Michael Auriol Buxton born 4th Sept 1914 - died 1990 , Very rare paperback , at time of writing this, no other copy found for sale. + a signed post card from authors wife, gifting this book to a Mr. Hamilton in 1999. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Ernesto Garcia Cabral    a Mexican Cartoonist, Conway, G.R.G.= (George Robert Graham Conway )
9 Conway, G.R.G.= (George Robert Graham Conway ) Ernesto Garcia Cabral a Mexican Cartoonist
Mexico None ; for Private Circulation 1923 Privately Printed First Edition Hard Back 18 x 23.5cm Approx Ernesto Garcia Cabral Signed/dedicated by Author
Original light brown buckram hardback binding with readable original paper labels to front & spine, Condition fair to good , some dirt to cover, corner tip knocks, scratch to rear,, Binders label to inside "Bouligny & Schmidt Suca,. Mexico. etc. etc." .... Condition of contents, good Original decorative endpapers, then author Conway's signed dedication Joseph Herger ? Leimer Esq. or Liemer from G.R.G. Conway, Mexico City (and dated) 16 Mar 1925..Condition fair to good , i.e mostly good , but with some very minor light water staining to a few pages in bottom corner only & about 6 corner folds. A couple of small pencil details to front endpages. Cabral 1890-1968 , Conway 1873-1945 ,Conway was English who lived in Mexico and knew Cabral ( & many famous people inc. D.H. Laurence) .privately printed ( from Calle de Marsella) and very small limited number. Pages include; Author signed & dedicated endpaper,, illustration of signed photo Cabral to Conway , title page ,contents pages , then pages 7 to 13 Biographical Foreword, then the 58 illustrations. 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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10 Costa, Elsa Costa Octopi and Other Beasts Less Rude
Privatly Printed ( First Edition 15.5 x 22cm Approx 
36 pages, Original illustrated paper binding, gold cord, some staining, tiny tears at spine..Contents generally good with manufacturing fold to a couple of pages..printed to inside covers ; "The First Edition .Privatly printed. Lire 100. Copywright. for broadminded adults only. A limited first edition of this remarkable book, which will be published shortly in New York and London." this is undated & un-numbered pages of tame poems (nowadays) illustrated covers & many within . looks like printed in Italy as price in Lire. **** postage will be reduced to; UK £1, Europe £1.25, most other inc. US .£2 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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11 Golding, Arthur L. Golding ( Arthur Lewis Golding) The Electric Guide. For repairs, alterations and additions in the home, office or shop including Diagrams and electrical dictionary.
Privately Printed for the Author 1936 2nd Edition Decorative Paperback Fair/good 12 x 18.5cm Approx 
This is Undated, but 1936 2nd ed. No publisher, self published by author? 64 pages. Paperback binding good, minor corner folding and spine reinforced with tape at spine outside & inside to contents good with folding, no inscriptions etc. A detailed and illustrated guide, seems to be rare as only found a few copies in institutions, found none for sale at time of listing except modern reprint or his later common "The Electric Guide for Repairs , Alterations and Additions By the Amateur" 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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12 Kaplan, Dr. Alec Kaplan Catalogue of the coins of South Africa 1st Ed
Germinston, South Africa Pivately printed for the Author 1950 Privately Printed First Edition Card paperback Good Fair 15 x 24.5cm Approx 
28 pages, White dust jacket fair with some dirt, edge tears rear, minor water staining, pencil note front ( can be rubbed out). Thin Brown card binding Good, some handling minor marks centre. Contents Good, clean, minimal rippling base of pages. No inscriptions. Loose at front " with complements of Director of Information" "Office of the High Commissioner for the Union of South Africa" " South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, London WC2" with ink inscription "Dr J. H. Otto du Plessis, Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane" not sure if given to du Plessis or given by him to Mr Gerick (name in pencil to front of dust jacket). Rare 1st Edition. Postage charge will be reduced. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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13 Kessler, Rev. Julius Kessler Luther and the reformation, a lecture delivered at St. John's Mission Hall, Deptford
London published by request 1869 First Edition ? Paperback 11.7 x 17cm Approx 
Original thin card embossed & gilt binding in Very Good condition (tiny corner tip folds rear), contents good, pages front/rear with some foxing. owner name to inside cover & embossed WH Smith Strand in corner. 36 pages, published by request, The Book Society, undated but Authors Preface page states all profits go to St. John's Mission Hall, dated 1869.Very rare, The Rev. Kessler was at one time a Missionary in Madagascar and is most famous for his 1870 tome "An Introduction to the Language and Literature of Madagascar. With hints to travelers, and a new map" 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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14 Leckenby, Herbert Leckenby Editor THE COLLECTORS DIGEST. 5 monthly issues 1951, Vol 5, No.50 to No.55.
Herbert Leckenby privately printed 1951 First Editions for This Date Original Paper Covers Good 16.5 x 20cm Approx with Author Signed Note
179 pages, 5 issues for 1951, Condition covers very good to mint. some very minor edge ageing. Contents very good to mint. all have been bound at spine only together. A Monthly "roller typewriter duplicated" illustrated Subscription only Magazine with original articles, mostly on schoolboy magazines. With fully signed note. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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15 Mayes, W. J. Mayes For those in Peril (An eye witness account of the "Fernebo" service for Henry Blogg )
Norwich W. J. Mayes 1954 First Edition Paperback Almost Mint 12.5 x 18.5cm Aprox 
4 pages + poem inside cover. Condition Paperback binding Very Good, Contents almost mint, no inscriptions. This includes an eye witness account of the "Fernebo" service for which coxwain Henry Blogg of Cromer was awarded the first of his three gold medals in 1917 also some details of his following 30 years including his death in June 1954, though not dated believed to have be published soon after in 1954, written and published by the author with an original poem to Bloggs by Author inside front cover. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Common-Place book of the fifteenth century, containing a religious play and poetry, legal forms and local accounts. Printed from the original ms. at Brome Hall, Suffolk, Lady Caroline Kerrison. Edited with notes by Lucy Toulmin Smith., Melton, Robert Melton, Kerrison & Smith owned by Lady Caroline Kerrison, edited by Lucy Toulmin Smith
16 Melton, Robert Melton, Kerrison & Smith owned by Lady Caroline Kerrison, edited by Lucy Toulmin Smith A Common-Place book of the fifteenth century, containing a religious play and poetry, legal forms and local accounts. Printed from the original ms. at Brome Hall, Suffolk, Lady Caroline Kerrison. Edited with notes by Lucy Toulmin Smith.
Privately printed 1886 1st Hard Book Good Vellum 15 x 23cm Approx. Signed/dedicated by Lady Caroline Kerrison
"The Boke of Brome" page + 2 illustrated pages + half title page + title page + ii + 176 pages. Cream binding (faux vellum ) with red line around edge in fair/good condition, some dirt, stain, corner knock. Contents; good, rough cut pages, some very mild foxing, still with tissue paper between the 2 illustrated pages. Only inscription noticed, is to The Boke of Brome page "For Lucy Page Roberts from her aff------- ( affectionate?) friend. Caroline Kerrtson" . . Title page states "Printed from the original manuscript at Brome Hall, Suffolk, by Lady Caroline Kerrison. Edited with notes by Lucy Toulmin Smith" so most institutions list this as the author was Lady Caroline Kerrison or by Lucy Toulmin Smith, both incorrect. From notes it is clear, the main a/cís part were written by Robert Melton of Stuston, who seems to have used a half written book of poems for his a/cís and many refer to Stuston &some to Scole , it is possible Robert Melton was working for the Cornwallis family who owned Stuston in the fifteenth century, & Brome Hall. It was much later the Kerrison family purchased Brome Hall, from the Cornwallis family. Lady Caroline Kerrison owned the original manuscript (her husband having died c1886) at the time of publication and asked Lucy Toulmin Smith to help to get it ready to publish it in full. As privately printed, possibly less than 100 were printed, and from a quick net check very few remain today and only found in institutions, none for sale. This being signed and dedicated from Lady Caroline Kerrison who though not the real author was the person who owned the original manuscript and was responsible for this tome being publishe 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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17 Roper, H. Roper Editor The Journal ; of Education, National Union of Teachers Portsmouth and District Teachers' Association Magazine complete from Feb 1932 to/including Dec 1933 issues.
Portsmouth National Union of Teachers Portsmouth and District 1933 First Edition in This Form Hard Back Very Good 13.5 x 20.5cm Approx 
582 pages, Red hardback binding with "The Journal 1932-3" gilt embossed to spine, in good condition, minor edge wear. Contents Very good/mint, just inscription inside front end page "Private Copy, L.H. Puzey". This seems to be a complete run of ad hoc Teachers magazines, some are published for 3 months others for 2 months, includes various subjects including Interviews with teachers, book reviews, staff changes, reminiscences, cricket, football, life & letters and lots more, not forgetting lots of great period adverts throughout. Book Starts with page 57, which is the Title Page for No.47 February 1932, to page 296, then pages 1- 284, then page 1, which is the Title Page for No. 56 December 1933 to page 60. Looks complete for 2 years of issues, except individual magazines would have had their own (paper/card?) covers. A quick net check found no other copies, but hard to be sure as title page & spine just has "The Journal", not sure if monthly magazine covers would have been the same or "The Teachers Journal" or " The Journal of the Portsmouth and District Teachers' Association" or another title. . A very rare National Union of Teachers Union magazine just for the Portsmouth and District area, so would have had a very low print run, and do not think it lasted much longer. Historically interesting for teaching of the area. The Chairman of the Press and Journal committee was Mr. F. J. Smith. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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18 Simonds, J. M. & Wilson, R. P. Editors Apes & Angles The New Cambridge magazine 1935 Vol.1 No. 3
Cambridge Published by the editors; J. M. Simonds and R. P. Wilson 1935 First Edition in This Form Paperback Good 21.5 x 28cm Apporx 
32 pages, February 22, 1935. Binding Good, minor corner fold, and a couple of stains, rusting stapes. Contents mostly good, clean & tight, some minor edge folding, centre pages loose due to rusting from staples & a couple of minor stains. This issue contents include Four Imperial Policies, Europe in the Dock, American College Life, Defense of the German Communists, Utopian Extravaganza, American Justice, Union Debate, Coaching by Steve Fairbairn, full page woodcut by Colyer, with reviews of the theatre, cinema & sport etc. This was in a time of European turmoil with Hitler coming to Power. Written almost exclusively by Cambridge undergraduates, Editor from Magdalene College . 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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