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Index of Potters' Stamps on Terra Sigillata "Samian Ware" with a Supplement
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Index of Potters' Stamps on Terra Sigillata "Samian Ware" with a Supplement

By Oswald, Felix, D.Sc., B.A., F.G.S.

London: Gregg Press, 1964 Hardback, 210mm x 330mm tall (8" x 13" approx.). Pp xxii, 428 .Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, with minimal markings, otherwise very good in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. . First Edition Thus. Cloth. Very Good.

$97.98

International Policy. Essays on the Foreign Relations of England
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International Policy. Essays on the Foreign Relations of England

By Congreve, Harrison, Beesly, Pember, Bridges, Cookson & Hutton

London, 193 Piccadilly: Chapman & Hall, 1866 Hardback, demy 8vo., 140mm x 235mm tall (5.5" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xii, 603 plus a single-sided leaf with two small maps, one (partly hand-coloured) "The Cape of Good Hope, British Kaffraria & Natal" and the second, line-drawn, "British Kaffraria", plus a multi-folding plate containing a map to illustrate the Waikato War and Taranaki Campaign 1863-6; an "Ethnographic Map of the Pacific Ocean"; a map showing the [hand-coloured] route by which the Malays migrated from Sumatra to New Zealand; a hand-coloured map "The Islands of New Zealand 'to illustrate the last Essay on the Foreign relations of England' "; "A Table "Distribution of Territory in the North Island (approximate in the year 1867); ; a steel-engraving "New Zealand Plan (Phormium Tenak) Maori Village, with Swing and Pah in the Distance"; a hand-coloured "Map to Illustrate the Taranaki War 1860-61, and a table "The Population of New Zealand (approximate) giving figures of the European Census of 1861 with the Maori Census of 1877-8, and also the population figures, divided between European & Maori, for 1861, for each of the areas Aukland, Taranaki, Hawke Bay & Wellington, plus a 16pp Publisher's price list for October, 1866. Contents: Essay I. "The West", by Richard Congreve, M.A., Essay II. "England and France", by Frederic Harrison, M.A., Essay III. "England and the Sea", by E.S. Beesly, M.A., Essay IV. "England and India", by E.H. Pember, M.A., Essay V. "England and Japan", by Charles A Cookson, B.A., and Essay VI. "England and the Uncivilised Countries" by Henry Dix Hutton, Barrister-at-Law. The Introduction, although written in the first-person, is unattributed. Minor light rubs to edges and a faded stamp impression to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original blind-decorated, maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and decorations and with, to the back pastedown, the postage-stamp-style binder's ticket for Virtue & Co... First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good.

$195.96

The Fundamental Principles of Water Power Engineering
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The Fundamental Principles of Water Power Engineering

By Fergusson, Frank F., C.E. &c

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, 1921 Hardback.110mm x 165mm tall (4.25" x 6.5"approx.). Pp x, 116 with 37 text figures in b/w photo & line, with a short bibliography, plus 9pp of Publisher's adverts. Original black-printed illustrated cloth-covered boards/black titles a little dusty and with light rubs to corners. Internally very good. . First Edition. Cloth. Good.

$16.33

The English Apple, with a practical essay on apple growing by Harry Baker
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The English Apple, with a practical essay on apple growing by Harry Baker

By Sanders, Rosanne, [ and Baker, H,A. ]

Oxford: Phaidon - in Association with The Royal Horticultural Society, 1988 Hardback 4to., 240mm x 290mm tall (9.5" x 11.5" approx.) 144pp with colour illustrated endpapers, and 288 illustrations, 122 in colour. Fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the, very good and unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 4to..

$52.26

The Plimsoll Line. The Story of Samuel Plimsoll, Member of Parliament for Derby from 1868 to 1880 [ Given on Wrapper as " A Biography of Samuel Plimsoll " )
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The Plimsoll Line. The Story of Samuel Plimsoll, Member of Parliament for Derby from 1868 to 1880 [ Given on Wrapper as " A Biography of Samuel Plimsoll " )

By Peters, George

Chichester & London: Barry Rose (Publishers) Limited, 1975 Hardback, 155mm x 220mm tall (6" x 8.5" approx.). Pp x, 203 plus a frontispiece and 8 plates giving in total 13 b/w photo illustrations. Fine in the original tan boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine and unclipped dust-wrapper. First Edition. Boards. Fine/Fine.

$52.26

The Study Book of the Fire Service
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The Study Book of the Fire Service

By Purton, Rowland W.

London: The Bodley Head, 1969 Hardback, 170mm x 203mm tall (6.75" x 8" approx.). 48pp, illustrated throughout in black & red by Bernard Brett. Small tape residues to the endpapers, a neat school library stamp impression to the front free endpaper & accession number to foot of front board, otherwise very good [and apparently unread],, in the original pictorial boards/black titles, and with the unclipped matching illustrated dust-wrapper, which las been laminated to the book.. First Edition. Decorated Boards. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Brett, Bernard.

$19.60

The Study Book of Gas
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The Study Book of Gas

By Baxter, Eric

London: The Bodley Head, 1961 Hardback, 170mm x 203mm tall (6.75" x 8" approx.). 48pp, illustrated throughout in black & red by Margery Gill. Small tape residues to the endpapers; a neat school library stamp impression to the front free endpaper & accession number to spine foot, otherwise very good [and apparently unread],, in the original pictorial boards/black titles, and with the unclipped matching illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Decorated Boards. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Gill, Margery.

$19.60

So Spins the Silkworm SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION
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So Spins the Silkworm SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION

By Hart Dyke, Lady Zöe

London: Theodore Brun Limited, 1949 Hardback, 145mm x 223mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 165, with 3 text-figs. (one full-page) plus a signed portrait frontispiece, hand-signed by the Authoress, and other plates containing a total of 27 b/w photos. A number of relevent newspaper articles have been preserved loosely inserted. Small rub and chip at the spine head and signature of a previous owner, one Kenneth Loveless F.S.A., to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original full red morocco-covered boards/gilt spine title/gilt front board logo/top edges gilt/marbled-effect endpapers. Published by arrangement with Messrs. Rockliff Publishing Corporation Limited, and appearing simultaneously with their First Edition, this is number 77 of 300 copies only signed by Lady Hart Dyke [The actress Miranda Hart is a member of the Hart Dyke family]. Signed, Limited De Luxe Edition. De Luxe Edition. Full morocco/gilt. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket. 8vo..

$71.85

Egyptian Irrigation
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Egyptian Irrigation

By Willcocks, W., C.M.G., M.Inst.C.E., Managing Director of the Daira Land Company; Late Director General of Reservoirs [with Introduction by Major Hanbury Brown, C.M.G., Late R.E., Inspector General of Irrigation, Lower Egypt ]

London & New York: E. & F.N. Spon, Ltd. & Spon & Chamberlain, 1899 Some additional postage will be required for this heavy volume. Please enquire for details of the cheapest options before placing an order. Hardback, 180mm x 260mm tall (7.25" x 10.25" approx.). Pp xxviiii (including Errata), 485 + 50 maps, plans and other plates [several folding or multi-folding], plus 34pp of advertisements, many with engraved illustrations plus, tipped-in, an Errata slip and an Addendum slip. Minor rubs to edges & corners, otherwise very good, in the original black & gilt-decorated, dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt titles & cartouches.. Second Edition. Gilt decorated Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. Large 8vo..

$163.30

Illuminating and Heating Gas. A Manual of the Manufacture of Gas from Tar, Oil, and Other Liquid Hydrocarbons and Extracting Oil from Sewage Sludge
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Illuminating and Heating Gas. A Manual of the Manufacture of Gas from Tar, Oil, and Other Liquid Hydrocarbons and Extracting Oil from Sewage Sludge

By Burns, Wm., C.E.

London: E. & F.N. Spon, 1887 Hardback, 123mm x 188mm tall (4.75" x 7.5" tall approx. Pp (iv), 68 plus three illustrated plates (2 multi-folding) with a total of 26 text figs., plus Spon's 1887 32pp Catalogue of books relating to Applied Science, including a synopsis of the contents of all five series of Workshop Receipts. Two or three very minor external rubs and title-page foxed. Otherwise very good, in the original blind-ruled cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. First Edition. Cloth. Good.

$45.72

Roller Leather for Cotton Spinning, Its Use and Abuse.

By Seymour-Jones, Alfred, F.I.C

Manchester: Marsden and Co. The Textile Mercury Office, 1893 4.75" x 7" tall. Frontispiece plate; title-leaf; [iv], 81 with numerous engravings and illustrations + 21 illustrated pages of advertisements. Prelims lightly foxed and some margins dusty. Spine edges and hd/tl worn, o/w good, in the original dark-green stiff-card covers. . First Edition. Good/No d/w.

$6.53

Suspected Food Poisoning in Consett, County Durham
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Suspected Food Poisoning in Consett, County Durham

By Young, Johnathan C., B.Sc., Ph.D., Lecturer in Geography, University of Durham

Durham: Department of Geography, University of Durham, 1974 Hardback, 170mm x 230mm tall (6.75" x 9" approx.). Pp iv, 21 + 2pp list of publications, with 8 text figs. in b/w & line. Withdrawn and sold from the University Library of Keele with minimal stamping. Condensation marking to the bottom gutter margins throughout, otherwise good. Original binding of lilac boards/black title with black calendered cloth spine.. First Edition. Quarter Cloth & Boards. Good/N/A.

$26.13

Bottlescrew Days
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Bottlescrew Days

By Simon, Andre L.

London: Duckworth, 1926 Hardback, 145mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 273 pp plus a frontispiece and 50 further b/w plates, plus 1p advertising other wine books by the Author. Feint small rubs to spine edge, otherwise fine, in the original orange cloth-covered boards/black titles.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Later loose protective Jacket.

$88.84

The Rise of Robert Dodsley. Creating the New Age in Print
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The Rise of Robert Dodsley. Creating the New Age in Print

By Solomon, Harry M.

Carbondale & Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1996 Hardback, 160mm x 235mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xi, 340 with a frontispiece plate. Fine, in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper has been sunned to the bottom half-inch but is otherwise fine.. First Edition 1st Issue. Cloth. Fine/Very Good.

$23.52

On Sugar-Beets and Beetroot Distillation

By Voelcker, Dr. Augustus, F.R.S.

London: Printed by William Clowes & Son, 1871 28pp booklet, in plain paper covers. Postage will be reduced for this item.. Very Good.

$19.60

The Highgate Brewery Walsall
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The Highgate Brewery Walsall

By Lloyd, Keith J. Prepared for press by Harold Parsons, Editor The Blackcountryman

49, Victoria Road, Tipton, West Midlands: The Black Country Society, 1981 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 20pp, with nine black & white photographs and two plans. Fine, in the original black-printed, illustrated soft-card covers.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$8.49

From Ship to Shore. The Biography of William Schermuly and The History of the Schermuly Pistol Rocket Apparatus Ltd.
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From Ship to Shore. The Biography of William Schermuly and The History of the Schermuly Pistol Rocket Apparatus Ltd.

By Thompson, C.R., Compiler, Preface by C.D. Schermuly & with a Tribute by Admiral Lord Mountevens, K.C.B., D.S.O., LL.D.

London: Privately Published, 1946 207mm x 282mm tall (8.25" x 11" approx.). Pp xii, 79, with 51 illustrations in b/w photograph and line. A little light internal cockling, otherwise very good, in the original light-blue soft card covers/black title.. First and Only Edition. Very Good.

$39.19

The Peculiar Institution. Negro Slavery in the American South
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The Peculiar Institution. Negro Slavery in the American South

By Stampp, Kenneth M.

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1964 Hardback, 150mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 431pp with title-page vignette. Fine, in the original light-green, cloth-covered boards/gilt on brown spine title. Illustrated dust-wrapper slightly creased at lower corner, otherwise very good and unclipped.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo..

$23.52

The Book of English Trades and Library of the Useful Arts [ with 86 Illustrations ]

By Anon

London: C. & J. Rivington, 1827 4.25" x 7.25" tall approx. Pp iv, 384 + 86 wood-cut illustrations. Some minor finger-marking to margins and occasional foxing, the blank back of one plate being stained and the frontispiece, which has an inscription of 1861 to its verso, lightly creased owing to the volume having been disbound for a while in the past. Otherwise a very good example of an edition having many more plates than most, bound by Cadwaladr-Jones, with new endpapers, in modern quarter calf/marbled boards/red-leather label with gilt title. . New Edition. Hard Cover.

$516.03

The Mechanical Engineering of Collieries - Volumes 1 & 2
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The Mechanical Engineering of Collieries - Volumes 1 & 2

By Percy, C.M., Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers &c.&c. Consulting Engineer

London: Colliery Guardian Co. Ltd., 1892 Two hardbacked volumes, each 155mm x 250mm tall (6" x 9.75" approx.). The Preface in the first volume states, inter alia: "It is convenient and opportune that, simultaneously with this, the Fifth Edition of Volume I, a new edition, the Third of Volume II., thoroughly revised, is placed at the disposal of readers and co-workers in the mining industry at home and abroad.". Volume One: Pp xxviii, 428 with a steel engraved frontispiece and plate leaves [many folding] with 252 illustrations. Volume Two: Pp xviii, 334 with a steel engraved frontispiece and plate leaves [many folding] with 258 illustrations. Between them the two volumes also have a total of 65pp of mining-related advertisements, several of which are also illustrated. Original bindings of gilt & black-decorated brown cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Some rubbing to cloth edges and corners and surface creasing to the lower part of the front board of the second volume. Internally very good. A scarce and important work, these volumes are vastly superior in content to the cheap modern reprints currently available.. 5th & 3rd Editions, Thoroughly Revised. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jackets. Lge 8vo..

$359.26

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