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Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines Collected During Numerous Visits to the Champagne and Other Viticultural Districts of France and the Principal Remaining Wine-Producing Countries of Europe

By Vizetelly, Henry, Chevalier of the Order of Franz Josef, &c. &c.

London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1879 Hardback, 120mm x 180mm tall (4.75" x 7.25" approx.). Pp (iv), 235 plus a frontispiece and 39 further plates and with numerous illustrations in the text; and with the Errata slip tipped-in at page 224. One small upper blank corner chipped and a few minor upper margin splits-without-loss neatly repaired with [removable] archival tape. Labels and withdrawn stamp for Keele University to front endpapers and tape residues to rubbed head & tail of spine, otherwise fair, in a contemporary library binding of quarter green leather with matching cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Quarter Leather/boards. Fair/No d/w.

$305.57

City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10
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City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10

By Masters, Betty R. + Francis, A. David + Stern, Walter M. + Bergeron, David M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1966 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). Pp (ii), 425-482 incl. plus 2 full-page b/w plates. Contents: (1) "City Officers II: The Secondary"; (2) "Count Wratislaw and the Lord Mayor's Show, 1702"; (3) "Control v. Freedom in Leather Production from the Early Seventeenth to the Early Nineteenth Century"; (4) "Jack Straw in Drama and Pageant", plus "CalamIties, Wonders and Topics of the Town 1603-1902 - some items of popular taste as reflected in a list of the items in Guildhall Library. This section includes the 3 full-page plates, these being entitled "The Infallible Astrologer", "A short narrative of an extraordinary delivery of rabbets (sic)", and "The Dreadful Death of Robert Hawes". "Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label, a single circular stamp-impression and a tiny chip to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$16.98

Wilkes and Liberty 1768-69 + A Brass Roundel from St. Michael Paternoster Royal + The Fore-Edge Paintings of Stephen and Thomas Lewis + a Complete List of the Seventeenth-Century Newspapers. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 8, July 1957
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Wilkes and Liberty 1768-69 + A Brass Roundel from St. Michael Paternoster Royal + The Fore-Edge Paintings of Stephen and Thomas Lewis + a Complete List of the Seventeenth-Century Newspapers. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 8, July 1957

By Rudé, George F.E. + Merrifield, Ralph + Kellaway, William + Garrett, K.I. & Grosfils, M.M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1957 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). 44pp, including a b/w photo of the brass roundel and 6 of Lewis' fore-edge paintings. Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label and a single circular stamp-impression to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$16.98

The Foundation of the Tudor Dynasty &c. + The Struggle of the Glaziers Company &c. + Two Charters and Seal Bags &c. + London Puritanism. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II, No. I
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The Foundation of the Tudor Dynasty &c. + The Struggle of the Glaziers Company &c. + Two Charters and Seal Bags &c. + London Puritanism. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II, No. I

By Anglo, Robert + Ransome, David R. + Chandler, Michael J. & King, Donald B. + Williams, Dorothy Ann

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1960 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). 42pp + 4pp plates, with a total of 6 b/w photos [re the chapter on Seals]. Contents: (1) "The Foundation of the Tudor Dynasty, The Coronation and Marriage of Henry VII"; (2) "The Struggle of the Glaziers Company with the Foreign Glaziers 1500-1550"; (3) "Two Charters and Seal-Bags of 12 Edward 2"; (4) "London Puritanism. The Parish of St. Botolph without Aldgate". Additionally there is a Chapter of 4pp being "A Handlist of Works on Shorthand in the Guildhall Library". Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label and a single circular stamp-impression to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$13.58

Principles of Log Measurement [ i.e. Timber ]
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Principles of Log Measurement [ i.e. Timber ]

By Laver, C.F.

London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1951 Hardback, 125mm x 188mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 200pp with 106 text figs. Very good, in the original brown cloth-covered boards/orange spine title. Illustrated dust-wrapper very slightly sunned to backstrip and lightly rubbed at head, but otherwise very good and unclipped.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.

$20.37

The Origin of the Domestic Animals of Africa [ 2 Volume Set ]
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The Origin of the Domestic Animals of Africa [ 2 Volume Set ]

By Epstein, H, Revised in collaboration with I.L. Mason

New York - London - Munich: Africana Publishing Corporation, 1971 Two hardbacked volumes, each 170mm x 245mm tall (6.75" x 9.75" approx..). Pp xi, 373 & xi, 719 with a grand total of 1,297 illustrations in b/w photo & line. Light production creasing of the free blank margins of pages 43-66 incl. of volume two, otherwise very good, in the original grey cloth-covered boards/black spine title & Longhorn (?)-over-Africa outline logo to the front boards and with the unclipped and almost fine illustrated dustwrappers. As these volumes weigh almost 3 kilos, addiitional postage might be required.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Almost Fine. Large 8vo..

$203.72

Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
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Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]

By Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A.

Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Prelims lightly foxed, otherise very good, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title & colour illustrated dust-wrapper.. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$20.37

Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
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Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]

By Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A.

Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Fine, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title & colour illustrated dust-wrapper.. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo..

$27.16

Colour in Display

By Crisp, Quentin

London: Blandford Press Ltd., 1938 Hardback, 125mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp 131 with 23 text figs. and 5 colour plates, Plate 5 being a folding, linen-backed colour chart. Very good in the original green cloth-covered boards/black titles. An uncommon early title from the talented Author of "The Naked Civil Servant". First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dw. 8vo.

$169.76

Handweaving Notes for Teachers
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Handweaving Notes for Teachers

By Mairet, Ethel, R.D.I.

London: Faber and Faber, 1949 Hardback, 150mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 9.75" approx.). 63pp. TOGETHER WITH, loosely inserted, an 8-page pamphlet with illustrated cover "Instructions for the Dryad Braid Loom". The pamphlet's staples have rusted out, and in doing so have rust-marked the gutter of the book's front endpapers. Previous owner's neat signature to the front free endpaper (and upper blank margin of the pamphlet), otherwise almost fine, in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the price-clipped but otherwise very good, red & black-printed dust-wrapper. {Chapter Six deals with the subject the Author is perhaps more well-known for, colour and vegetable dyes.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$47.53

A Treatise on Paper, with an Outline of Its Manufacture, Complete Tables of Sizes, Etc., for Printers and Stationers
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A Treatise on Paper, with an Outline of Its Manufacture, Complete Tables of Sizes, Etc., for Printers and Stationers

By Parkinson, Richard

Clitheroe & London: R. Parkinson and Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1894 Hardback, 140mm x 225mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 147pp + 14pp adverts, some with illustrations, PLUS 16pp of various actual paper samples ranging from Cartridge to Hand-made and from Cream Wove to Japanese Copying Paper. Foxing to prelims and closed-page edges and margins, and more heavily so to the paper samples. Rubs to head & tail of spine, otherwise good, in the original blind-decorated, olive-green cloth-covered boards/gilt title. A presentation copy, from Bertrams Limited, signed on behalf of the Company on the front free endpaper, and with their details in gilt to the back board. Scarce [The Edinburgh engineers Bertrams were makers of paper-making machinery.. Signed with the Compliments of Bertrams. Third Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo.

$101.86

Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Class 27. Coin-Feed Apparatus and the Like. Period A.D. 1897-1900
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Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Class 27. Coin-Feed Apparatus and the Like. Period A.D. 1897-1900

By PATENT OFFICE

London: Patent Office, 1902 185mm x 270mm tall (7.25" x 10.5" approx.). Pp xiv + Errata leaf + 185 + Appendix leaf + 4pp Publisher's adverts, with line-drawn illustrations throughout, Withdrawn and sold by Bradford Library, Patents Department, with a stamp-impression to both covers. Slight chip to spine foot, otherwise very good in the original black-printed paper folders. Coin-operated mechanisms for a wide range of applications.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to..

$40.74

Brayshaw's Mathematical Desk Companion [ Incorporating Former Editions Under the Titles of "Brodie's" and "Belmont's" Mathematical Companions ]
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Brayshaw's Mathematical Desk Companion [ Incorporating Former Editions Under the Titles of "Brodie's" and "Belmont's" Mathematical Companions ]

By Anon [ James Brodie, Bookseller ? ]

Chesterfield: Thomas Brayshaw Ltd, Printers 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 66pp (incl. cover inners). Covers a little dusty and spine slightly chipped, otherwise sound. Everything you always wanted to know about mathematics, including weights & measures, logarithms, Roman numerals. aliquot parts, decimals, rent and wages calculations, the calendar and the metric system, etc., etc. Undated, but as Pluto is omitted from the list of planets, presumably pre 1930.. 13th Edition. Good/N/a. 8vo.

$6.79

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.

$8.83

Our Weights and Measures. A Guide to Collecting
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Our Weights and Measures. A Guide to Collecting

By Graham, J.T., FITSA

London: Shire Publications Ltd, 1979 150mm x 210mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). 32pp with 52 b/w photos depicting dozens of weights, etc. Fine, in the original colour-illustrated soft covers. No. 44 in the Shire Album series.. First Edition. Fine/N/A. 8vo.

$6.79

Everyday Domestic Science and Hygiene
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Everyday Domestic Science and Hygiene

By Joslin, I.C., B.Sc. & Taylor, P.M., M.A., F.I.S.

London: Macmillan & Co, Ltd., 1959 Hardback, 120mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp viii, 540, with profuse illustrations, mainly in b/w photo & line but with one in colour, Deals with a very wide range of subjects, including weights & measures. Very good, on the original black-decorated light-green cloth-covered boards/black titles.. Second Edition, Reprinted. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 8vo.

$16.98

Salter. The Story of a Family Firm 1760-1960
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Salter. The Story of a Family Firm 1760-1960

By Bache, Mary

West Bromwich: Geo. Salter & Co. Limited, 1960 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 95pp, with a double-page Family Tree, plus a frontispiece and 14 further plates giving a total of 33 b/w photos. Fine, in the original dark-green rexine-covered boards/dulled gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Sm 8vo.

$24.45

Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in Use in the British Empire. With Some Account of the Metric System
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Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in Use in the British Empire. With Some Account of the Metric System

By Chaney, H.J.

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1897 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp viii, 157, plus a frontispiece plate; 10 further single-sided b/w plates; many illustrations in the text, and 4 folding and multi-folding leaves with multiple figures. Recased, with new endpapers and brown art-leather spine, otherwise very good, with the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt title.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 8vo.

$67.91

Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in Use in the British Empire. With Some Account of the Metric System
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Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in Use in the British Empire. With Some Account of the Metric System

By Chaney, H.J.

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1897 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp viii, 157, plus a frontispiece plate; 10 further single-sided b/w plates; many illustrations in the text, and 4 folding and multi-folding leaves with multiple figures. Withdrawn from, and sold by, The Froebel Educational Institute. Recased by the Institute, using the original boards, new endpapers and a brown cloth spine now somewhat rubbed.. Otherwise good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. 8vo.

$47.53

An Enquiry into and an Explanation of Decimal Coinage and the Metric System of Weights and Measures
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An Enquiry into and an Explanation of Decimal Coinage and the Metric System of Weights and Measures

By Anthony, Edwyn, M.A., J.P., Barrister-at-Law; Alderman, and Chairman of the Weights and Measures Committee of the Herefordshire County Council; Member of the London Mathematical Society

London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1904 Hardback, 190mm x 255mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). Pp viii, 104. Occasional spotting to prelims, more so to closed-page edges, and light rubs to hd/tl of spine. Otherwise very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 4to.

$81.49

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