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Image for European Leather Guide 1977/8: International Directory of the Industry

European Leather Guide 1977/8: International Directory of the Industry

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Kent, Benn Publications Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017365

ISBN: 0510498191

Condition: Very Good


264pp, index, 5 language glossary, adverts and directory, leather page marker. Large softback, slight fading to spine edge, light ageing to contents, overall a VG copy. View more info

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A Century of Thompsons in the Motor Industry 1904 - 2004

By: Barnett, Stan A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Wolverhampton, S.A. Barnett: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030407

ISBN: 0953787214

Condition: Very Good


172pp + 125pp, fully illustrated throughout, some in colour. The book is in 2 parts, Part One covers:- John Thompson Motor Frame Dept. 1904 - 1918; John Thompson Motor Pressings Ltd 1918 - 1967; John Thompson Pressings Division Ltd 1967 - 1970; with some additional reference to Clarke Chapman-John Thompson Pressings Division 1970 - 1972 and Rockwell Thompson 1973 - 1986. Part Two covers:- Rockwell Thompson Ltd; Rockwell Automotive (UK) Ltd (Motor Pressings Division); Thompson Industries (A Division of Parkfield Group PLC); Thompson Chassis (Division of Parkfield Group PLC); United Pressings & ... View more info

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John Thompson Motor Pressings Ltd: A Historical Review 1904 - 1970.

By: Barnett, Stan A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wolverhampton, S.A. Barnett: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030513

ISBN: 0953787214

Condition: Very Good


172pp, black and white photographs and illustrations. The book covers:- John Thompson Motor Frame Dept. 1904 - 1918; John Thompson Motor Pressings Ltd 1918 - 1967; John Thompson Pressings Division Ltd 1967 - 1970; with some additional reference to Clarke Chapman-John Thompson Pressings Division 1970 - 1972 and Rockwell Thompson 1973 - 1986. Black cloth boards, gilt titling to front only, light wear only, a VG copy, no dustwrapper, presumably as issued. Scarce history of the Ettingshall-based engineering business. View more info

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Romance of Great Businesses

By: Beable, William Henry (Foreword By The Right Hon Lord Riddell)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Heath Cranton Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020201

Condition: Very Good


320pp, illustrated. Blue cloth boards, light wear only, clean and bright, some foxing to contents, mainly to page edges, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. History of 32 British businesses, from WH Smith to Glaxo, BP to Odhams. View more info

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Economics for Helen

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, JW Arrowsmith Ltd: 1924

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021871

Condition: Very Good


246pp, index, diagrams. Black cloth boards with red lining and titling, light ageing to contents, a VG copy in a Good (spine and edges browned, chipping with small losses mainly to spine head and corners) dustwrapper. Second edition, published in the same month (March) as the first edition. View more info

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HP Bulmer Centenary 1887 - 1987

By: Bulmer, Esmond

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hereford, HP Bulmer Holdings PLC: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017847

Condition: Very Good


24pp commemorative brochure, fully illustrated in colour. Large format softback, light wear only, small label glue mark to front, overall a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for International Dictionary of the Leather and Allied Trades: German; English; French; Spanish; Italian

International Dictionary of the Leather and Allied Trades: German; English; French; Spanish; Italian

By: Edited By Walter Freudenberg, on Behalf of the International Council of Tanners, London

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Wien, Verlag Von Julius Springer: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017330

Condition: Very Good


x + 170pp + 40pp adverts at rear. Cloth boards, light browning to edges, general light foxing to contents, previously in a bookcase in a company boardroom, so book has a slight industrial aroma, overall a VG copy in a Good+ (edge chipped with small edge loss, general browning, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

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Saving Jaguar (Signed Copy)

By: Egan, John

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Tenbury Wells, Porter Press International: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021884

ISBN: 1907085319

Condition: Very Good


224pp, index, photographs, many in colour. Black boards, very slight bumping to lower front corners, corner creases to 2 pages, otherwise a VG copy in (small rub/loss to lower front corner) dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

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Royal Goldsmiths: The Garrard Heritage

By: Garrard & Co / Weston, Anne / Clifford, Dr Helen

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Garrard & Co.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020406

ISBN: 0951741004

Condition: Very Good


96pp, 50 pieces featured, each with caption and most with colour photograph. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

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Blueprints for Bankruptcy

By: Gibbins, E.A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stoke-on-Trent, Leisure Products: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020662

ISBN: 0952103907

Condition: Very Good


ii + 166pp. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. The 'inside' story of British Railways by the author who worked for the LMSR and BR for 40 years. View more info

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Mixed Memoirs: An Account of His Life and Business

By: Harris, Leslie G / Revised and Extended By Andrew D Harris

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bromsgrove, L G Harris & Co Ltd: 2003

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 030077

ISBN: 0954419308

Condition: Very Good


296pp, photographs, some in colour. Softback, light wear, a VG copy. The story of Leslie Harris and his company, which became the UK's leading paint brush makers, based at Stoke Prior, near Bromsgrove. View more info

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The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London. 350th Anniversary. Guildhall Tuesday 10th October 1989

By: Lidstone, Clive, et al

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017376

Condition: Very Good


56pp. Commemorative brochure. Large softback, previously in a bookcase in a company boardroom, so book has a slight industrial aroma, otherwise a VG tight copy View more info

Image for Tables of Interest at 3, 4, 4 1/2, and 5 Per Cent. From L. 1 to L. 10,000, in a Regular Succession of Days, from 1 to 365, and from L. 1, By Single Pounds, to L. 100, an Advantage Not to be Found in Any Other Interest Tables.

Tables of Interest at 3, 4, 4 1/2, and 5 Per Cent. From L. 1 to L. 10,000, in a Regular Succession of Days, from 1 to 365, and from L. 1, By Single Pounds, to L. 100, an Advantage Not to be Found in Any Other Interest Tables.

By: Morison, John

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for William Creech: 1790

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017331

Condition: Good


'Tables of Interest at 3, 4, 4 1/2, and 5 Per Cent. From L. 1 to L. 10,000, in a Regular Succession of Days, from 1 to 365, and from L. 1, By Single Pounds, to L. 100, an Advantage Not to be Found in Any Other Interest Tables. Also, Tables of Exchange or Commission, From 1/8 to 3 per cent, in the Same Succession'. Printed for William Creech: And Sold in London by J Murray, and T Kay, No 332. Strand. 610pp. Preface. Half bound in modern maroon leather over black boards, a few rubs, marbled endpapers, contents generally browned, with vertical crease to a few pages, a few marks also, but given th... View more info

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Making Technology Masculine: Men, Women, and Modern Machines in America, 1870-1945

By: Oldenziel, Ruth

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017429

ISBN: 9053563814

Condition: Very Good


271pp, index, bibliography, notes, 42 figures. Large softback, a VG clean tight copy, probably unread. View more info

Image for Cadburys of Bournville: The Building of a Modern Business

Cadburys of Bournville: The Building of a Modern Business

By: Publication Department

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Cadburys of Bournville:

Seller ID: 021876

Condition: Good+


32pp, illustrated. Card covers, colour fading to edges of front cover, minor marks, light wear to contents, a Good+ copy. Undated but circa 1960. View more info

Image for A Century of Progress 1831 - 1931: Cadbury Bournville

A Century of Progress 1831 - 1931: Cadbury Bournville

By: Rogers, TB

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Cadbury Brothers Limited: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021160

Condition: Good


90pp, black and white photographs, illustrations, some in colour. Card covers, split to spine head along fore-edge (15mm), rubs to some corners, general ageing, overall a Good tight copy of this commemorative publication. View more info

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Ford at War

By: Saunders, Hilary St George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company Ltd: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017246

Condition: Good


Undated, presumed 1946 1st edn. 95pp, photographs, paintings by Helen McKie. Softback, colour artwork to front cover, some paper loss to spine, splits at spine to front and rear but both still well attached. General browning to contents, unsurprising given paper quality of this post-war publication. Scarce. View more info

Image for Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve

Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve

By: Soros, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021769

ISBN: 0471119776

Condition: Very Good


x + 326pp, index. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for The First Hundred Years: A Centennial History of King & Spalding

The First Hundred Years: A Centennial History of King & Spalding

By: Wells, Della Wager

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Atlanta, King & Spalding: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016578

ISBN: 0865541833

Condition: Very Good


x + 334pp, index, illustrations, appendices, pictorial endpapers. Green boards, a VG copy in (slight fading to spine) dustwrapper. A company history of the firm of lawyers. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for A Century of Service: An Illustrated History of Eddison Plant Limited

A Century of Service: An Illustrated History of Eddison Plant Limited

By: Whitehead, RA

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Dorset, Eddison Plant Limited: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021391

Condition: Very Good


40pp + numerous illustrations. Green boards, landscape format hardback, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Company history covering traction engines, steam rollers and related equipment. View more info

Image for History of the Worshipful Company of Plumbers 1365 - 2000

History of the Worshipful Company of Plumbers 1365 - 2000

By: Young, Anthony J

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Worshipful Company of Plumbers: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022251

Condition: Very Good


280pp, index, glossary, illustrations, some in colour. Blue boards, gilt titling and decoration, a VG copy in (slight edge rubbing) dustwrapper. View more info