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Addy.Sidney Oldall.: A Directory of Sheffield published by Gales & Martin in 1787 reprinted in facsimile 1889.
Sheffield Pawson & Brailsford 1889. De-accesioned Sheffield City Library copy in Quarter Leather with raised bands and blind and gilt lettering pieces Octavo xv. page introduction by S.O.Addy 100 pps Uncut hand made paper, now very fragile. Engraved titlepage and frontispiece Trades include Anvils, Hammers, Buttons, Files ,Edge Tools, Razors, Scissors, Sickles,Pen Pocket & Table Knives etc List of subscribers. At the back is a list of books printed or published in the city before 1800 Collophon followed by six pp. subscription list. Several blind embossed stamps & signs of errasure. Not for the collector but a useful working copy (Book ref. 4629) £45.00
Castle: CASTLE'S Wholesale & Retail List of the FISHING AND ALLIED TRADES 1908.
London. Fleet Street, 1908. A Clean sound working copy of the second issue of this invaluable Directory and Guide to the Fishing Industry and all the allied trades including game poultry & rabbit. 400 pages of entries and attractive period trade adverts on everything from kippers to trade knives. Index to towns and sections on Scotland, Ireland, Wales and the Isle of Man. (Book ref. 2468) £75.00
White, William.: SHEFFIELD [1837] History & General Directory of Sheffield with Rotherham,Doncaster,Tickhill, Bawtry & Thorne
Sheffield Robert Leader 1837 A good clean sound copy in the original publishers cloth (Click on illustration) iv+322pps +(16)pps of advertisements. Rotherham. Thorne Doncaster, Tickhill, Barnsley etc. are also included.With the bookplate of Thomas Heiffor Paradise Square. Cutler & Razor manufacturer. (Book ref. 1805) £150.00
Post Office Telephone: Newcastle upon Tyne Telephone Directory.
H.M.S.O. 1972 Hardback Alphabetical & Yellow Pages combined 11"x 9" 348 pps covering Berwick on Tweed to Durham & including Wooler, Alnwick, Morpeth, Sunderland, Alston, Hexham, Haltwhistle.Peterlee etc Invaluable reference source in exceptional almost un-used condition (Book ref. 536) £30.00
Kelly: Kelly's Directory of Wiltshire 1935
Kelly's Directories Ltd August 1935 A nicely re-bound copy in Maroon Cloth.Gilt Lettering & single blind rule to boards.Large folding Coloured County Map. No advertisements A bright clean copy (Book ref. 619) £80.00