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Joe Louis Man and Super-Fighter

By Van Every, Edward. SIGNED

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1936 A signed association copy. Hardback, 134mm x 192mm tall. 183pp + b/w photo frontispiece. Good and tight in the original brown cloth-covered boards with yellow titles. [Description would be "very good" apart from some splash dulling to the front board]. SIGNED by the Author on the front free endpaper and with the presentation inscription:- "to Johnny Best", and with the white-on-red printed despatch label of The Ring Book Shop, Madison Square Garden Arcade, New York City, N.Y. inscribed in ink "Compliments of Peter Reilly". It is not known whether Peter Reilly is the same as the one listed in the Boxing News Record for 1939, and who managed the French-Canadian light-heavy Jack Delaney in the 1920's, but is certain that the Johnny Best for whom this volume was signed, was the well-known boxing promoter who owned and ran the Liverpool Stadium from the 1920's thro' the 30's. . Signed by Author. First Edition.

$203.01

History of the Merchants' Lodge of Freemasons No. 241 Liverpool - 1780-1907
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History of the Merchants' Lodge of Freemasons No. 241 Liverpool - 1780-1907

By Macnab, John, Commander R.N.R., P.M. 241, P.Z., P.P.J.G.W. W. Lancs). [Compiler from the Lodge records and other sources]

Liverpool: Published by the Lodge An undated, but circa 1907, hardback 143mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 59pp + 6 single-sided b/w photo-plates + a folding map of Liverpool + a multi-folding columnar chart listing past Worshipful Masters and Officers. Ownership label of Harry Schofield to front pastedown, otherwise an an almost fine copy, in the original blind-decorated, royal blue cloth-covered boards/gilt title. . First & Only Edition. Hard Cover.

$60.90

A Guide to Marketable Fish
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A Guide to Marketable Fish

By Daniel, R.J., D.Sc. [ Richard Jellicoe Daniel ]

Liverpool: Printed by C. Tinling & Co. for the Author, 1948 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 68pp, with illustrated title-page, 10 plates and 13 text figs. Prelims spotted, otherwise good, in the original black-printed, illustrated soft card covers. Undated, but circa 1948, this most informative little work was originally only obtainable from the Author, at the Department of Oceanography at Liverpool University. First Edition. Good.

$13.53

Dick's Fairy. A Tale of Victorian Manchester
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Dick's Fairy. A Tale of Victorian Manchester

By Hocking, Silas K.

Liverpool - Undated but circa 1974: Gallery Press Hardback, 125mm x 192mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 141pp, with a frontispiece plate, title-page vigette and 3 full-page illustrations. Very good, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with price-clipped and very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise very good dust-wrapper.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Sm 8vo..

$12.18

Tommy Handley

By Kavanagh, Ted

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1950 hardback Sm 8vo., 139mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). 255pp + frontispiece plate and 32 further plates, giving a total of 56 sepia photographs. Very good, in the original light-green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and with unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper [d/w spine lightly sunned]. First Edition, Reprint. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.

$13.53

The Brighter Side of Banking SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By Wilkes, Arnold

Liverpool: Printed for the Author by Swale (Widnes) Ltd, 1958 Hardback, 135mm x 220mm tall (5.25" x 8.75" approx.). 106pp. Very good, in the original blind-decorated maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt title, and with slightly dusty, but otherwise very good and unclipped, dust-wrapper. Signed by the Author. Signed by Author. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$60.90

Second [ & Third] Appendix to the Account of Massey's Patent Log and Sounding Machine, &c. &c. &c.
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Second [ & Third] Appendix to the Account of Massey's Patent Log and Sounding Machine, &c. &c. &c.

By Massey, Edward

Liverpool: Printed by Egerton and W. Smith, Navigation Shop, 1808 Postage will be reduced for this light item. 125mm x 203mm tall (4.75" x 8" approx.). 16pp hand-sewn provincially-printed pamphlet. Very good, in the original, double, grey paper plain covers. A rare survival and not listed in COPAC. First (& Only?) Edition.

$304.52

A Manual of Elocution

By Clarke, Edgar [Tutor of Elocution to the Workers' Educational Association (Liverpool and district)]

Liverpool: C. Tinling & Co. Ltd., Printers, 1923 125mm x 185mm tall. 90pp. A good copy, in the original light-blue, soft card covers . First [& Only ?] Edition.

$20.30