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Give Me The Child: An Early Story Of The Kent Coalfield (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Elks, Brian

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Published
2002
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition
ISBN
9780954023614
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Thame, Oxfordshire: Privately Published, 2002. VG+. First edition. No d/w, (as published). SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Illustrated. A fictionalised biography of John 'Jack' Elks, (1885-1950). He was a miner who worked in the Kent coalfields. He was General Secretary of the Kent area National Union of Mineworkers in the 1920s. A very good… Read more
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The Isle Of Thanet Farming Community: An Agrarian History Of Eastern Most Kent (SCARCE FIRST EDITION)

by Quested, R K I

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Greystone Books
Published
1996
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780952914709
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$79.29

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Kent, England: Privately Published, 1996. NrF. First edition. Paperback. xiv,364pp. Illustrated with photographs and maps. A well-researched and authoritative history of farming and social history of the Isle of Thanet, Kent from early times to 1993. With Index. Light reading crease to spine; else a near fine copy of a SCARCE first edition. NO inscriptions, highlighting or underlining.. First Edition.… Read more
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Coal Uilisation: Technology, Economics And Policy (SCARCE FIRST BRITISH HARDBACK EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Grainger, L and Gibson, J

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Greystone Books
Published
1981
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Near Fine
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First British Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780860102663
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$38.28

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London: Graham & Trotman, 1981. NrF/NrF. First British edition, first printing in d/w. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings. Coal is the most abundant fossil fuel, yet oil and gas currently supply more of the world's energy needs. This situation is not likely to last and as oil's share of the energy market dimiishes it will have to be replaced by an… Read more
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Elvington, Kent: Elvington Oral History Group, 2005. NrF. First edition. Paperback. SIGNED BY ONE OF THE AUTHORS/CONTRIBUTORS, DICKIE PARFITT, without dedication. Signing reads, 'With Best Wishes/Dickie Parfitt'. Illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and maps. 68pp. A history of the Kent mining village of Elvington from 1906 to 1986. The book was the result of oral testimony by members of the Elvington… Read more
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Thame, Oxfordshire: Privately Published, 2002. Fine. First edition, first printing, No d/w, (as published). SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Illustrated. A fictionalised biography of John 'Jack' Elks, (1885-1950). He was a miner who worked in the Kent coalfields. He was General Secretary of the Kent area National Union of Mineworkers in the 1920s. WITH… Read more
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$27.34
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The Rural Industries Of England & Wales: Volume Two: Osier-Growing And Basketry And Some Rural Factories (SCARCE1977 HARDBACK FACSIMILE EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Fitzrandolph, Helen E And Hay, M Doriel

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Greystone Books
Published
1977
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Near Fine
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Facsimile Edition, First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780715812327
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Wakefield, Yorkshire: EP Publishing, 1977. NrF/VG+. Facsimile Edition, First Edition Thus in d/w not price clipped. Illustrated with photographs. In 1920, a survey began of rural industries in England and Wales. Principal matters examined included avalability of material and labour, markets for products, organisation, technical training, relationship with agriculture, and the prospects for development. This book deals with osier-growing and… Read more
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Neither By Chance Nor Fate (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, DON McCLEN)

by McClen, Don

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Published
2008
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Very Good Plus
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First edition, First Printing
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Chippenham, Wiltsire: Rowe, 2008. VG+. First edition, first printing. No d/w, (as published). Now protected in a detachable, non-adhesive, clear acetate, archival d/w. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, DON McCLEN, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'To ------/for long winter nights rather than/long summer days but in the hope/that betwixt the aeronautics and the/politics some lighter moments will/provide… Read more
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Weaving In Bridgnorth (SCARCE 2004 NEW REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION)

by Head, Frederick W & Thompson, Melvyn

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Greystone Books
Published
2004
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Near Fine
Edition
Revised And Expanded Edition
ISBN
9780952993742
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Kidderminster, Worcestershire: David Voice, 2004. NrF. Revised and expanded edition. Large format and stapled paperback. (ii),75pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and town plans. A well-researched and authoritative history of carpet weaving in Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Parts One: The Friars And Its Memories, and Part Two: The History Of Weaving In Bridgnorth, were first published in 1947. Parts Three: The Postwar… Read more
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British History: 1815-1906 (SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, NORMAN McCORD)

by McCord, Norman

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Greystone Books
Published
1991
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition, Fifth Printing
ISBN
9780198228585
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. VG+. First edition, fifth printing (same year as first printing). Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, NORMAN McCORD, on first endpaper. Inscription reads, 'For ----/Hope you enjoy your time at/Trinity as much as I did!/Best wishes/Norman McCord'. viii,518pp. A well-researched and authoritative political, social, industrial, economic and military history of Britain during… Read more
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Les Automobiles Delage [TEXT IN FRENCH] (UNCOMMON HARDBACK FIRST EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Rousseau, Jacques

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Greystone Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$164.04

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France: Editions Lariviere, 1978. VG/Good. First edition in d/w. TEXT IN FRENCH. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of photographs, line-drawings and maps; including much advertising material. A well-researched and authoritative history of the French car company Delage. The company was founded by Louis Delage in 1905 near Paris, France. Their cars included luxury, touring, sports and racing cars. D/w has a… Read more
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A Mine Of Humour (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, GEORGE BRAILSFORD)

by Brailsford, George

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Greystone Books
Published
2010
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780956329318
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Deal, Kent: Jerry Vyse, 2010. Fine. First edition. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, GEORGE BRAILSFORD, on verso of front cover. Inscription reads, 'To -----/Best Wishes/George Brailsford'. 128pp. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings, photographs and a map. The author, George Brailsford was a miner at one of Kent's collierys, Betteshanger, until it closed in 1989. One thing the… Read more
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Noon, With A View: Courage And Integrity (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, SIR GULAM NOON)

by Noon, Sir Gulam

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Greystone Books
Published
2009
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780670083619
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New Delhi, India: Penguin India, 2009. NrF/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, SIR GULAM NOON, on half-title page. Inscription reads, 'To/My friend/-----/With Warm Regards/Noon/Sept 09'. The autobiography of businessman Sir Gulam Noon, (1936-2015), who was businessman in the food industry. Born in Mumbai, India. Whilst he did not invent the dish,… Read more
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Fifty Years In Power: The Golden Anniversary Of Petbow Limited 1932-1982 (UNCOMMON HARDBACK FIRST EDITION)

by Ridout, John (Compiler); Brigg, Barry (Editor)

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Greystone Books
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780946278022
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$17.09

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London: Yeoman, 1982. NrF. First edition. No d/w, (as published). Profusely illustrated with photographs. A well-researched and authoritative history of the Sandwich, Kent based generator manufacturing company, Petbow Limited. A near fine copy of the UNCOMMON first edition. NO inscriptions, underlining or highlighting.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.
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A Mill On The Soar: A Personal And Company Narrative (SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY HOWARD ELLIS)

by Ellis, Shirley

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Greystone Books
Published
1978
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Oadby, Leicester: Privately Published, 1978. VG. First edition. Paperback. SIGNED BY HOWARD ELLIS, without dedication on half-title page. Signing reads, 'Best wishes/Howard Ellis'. 147pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and maps. A well-researched and authoritative history of the Leicester-based manufacturing company George Ellis & Sons. Howard Ellis (born 1938) is the son of the author, Shirley Ellis is pictured in… Read more
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Canterbury, Kent: Mickle Print, 2014. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w. Large paperback in d/w. Illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and maps.(xiii),135pp. A well-researched and authoritative history of Shepherd Neame brewing in Faversham, Kent from 1100 to 1732. Britain's Oldest Brewer. A huge amount of new material has been assembled from the full range of local archives to reveal the… Read more
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How You Get Your Tea (SCARCE 1950s POSTER)

by Ceylon Tea Centre, London

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Published
1950
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Very Good Plus
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London: Ceylon Tea Centre, 1950. VG+. Poster. No date, (1950s). Folded, unfolded size 56 by 83 cms. Illustrated with 34 black and white photographs and a map of Ceylon. Produced to be used in schools 'as project material during lessons on Ceylon and her tea industry'. A very good plus copy of a SCARCE poster. NO inscriptions.. Poster. Very Good… Read more
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The Shooting Field With Holland & Holland (FINE COPY OF REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by King, Peter

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Greystone Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
Revised And Enlarged Edition
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9781870948395
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London: Quiller Press, 1990. Fine/Fine. Revised and enlarged edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Brown cloth, lettered gilt on spine; top-edge and fore-edge gilt. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. A well-researched and authoritative history of the London gun trade from the earliest days through the eyes of the most famous maker, Holland & Holland. Travelling to India… Read more
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Roller Coaster: Wooden And Steel Coasters, Twisters, And Corkscrews (FINE COPY OF FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING)

by Bennett, David

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Greystone Books
Published
1999
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781854106322
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London: Aurum Press, 1999. Fine. First edition, first printing. Large format paperback. Size of covers, 23.1 by 30.5 cms. 192pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. A well-researched and authoritative study of roller coaster history and design from the Russian ice-slides of the 17th century, through the golden age of the 1920s, to Disney's world dominance of today. With Index.… Read more
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Going To The Pictures: Scottish Memories Of Cinema (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Martin, Andrew

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Greystone Books
Published
2000
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Near Fine
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First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781901663440
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Edinburgh: NMS Publishing, 2000. NrF. First edition, first printing. Oblong paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication or inscription on verso of front cover. Size of covers, 21 by 20 cms. (viii),160pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings, including the architecture of picture-houses. Recollections of Scottish cinema; the silent days, the novelty of Talkies, secretive courting in the balconies, noisy… Read more
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Ruskin Lace & Linen Work (FINE COPY OF SCARCE 1999 REVISED EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Prickett, Elizabeth

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Greystone Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9780953204014
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Coniston, Cumbria: Privately Published, 1999. Fine. Revised edition. Large ring-bound paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication on half-title page. Signing reads, 'Sincere best withes/Elizabeth'. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. Ruskin Lace is a combination of cut linen work, drawn thread and needle made lace, worked on to an evenly woven fabric. Developed by John Ruskin in the 1880s,… Read more
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