Uniforms and Weapons of the Zulu War
London: B. T. Batsford Ltd, 1978: ISBN 071340647X First edition, near fine condition, in a very good unclipped (£4.95) dust jacket with very light shelf wear, original grey clothboards with gilt blocking to spine, 96 pages including acknowledgements, introduction, bibliography, index, jacket and four colour plates by the military artist Jack Cassin-Scott, 64 b/w contemporary photographs etchings and 4 colour plates by Jack Cassin-Scott.-------------------"Details the weapons and uniforms of the British Army, then covers the Colonial forces such as Bakers Horse, Dunns Scouts, Eckersleys Contingent, Kaffararian Vanguard and finally a comprehensive listing of the regiments which comprised the Zulu impis and gives a description of each of the 34 regiments uniforms. In addition there is much fascinating information on the numerical strength, averages ages, structure and training, tactics and strategic thinking of the Zulu armies." (Book ref. 1084) £20.00
The Zulu War (Osprey Men-at-Arms Series)
London: Osprey Publishing, 1976: ISBN: 0 85045 256 2 First edition, near fine condition except lightly sunned soft cover, small booksellers plate Shuter & Shooter Pietmaritzburg to inside front cover, 40 pages, 8 full page colour plates, numerous b/w maps, plans, photo and line illustrations----------------------"By the end of the 19th century the fame of the Zulu was worldwide, and their army was one of the few non-European military organisations to have become the subject of serious historical study. Their very name is still synonymous with bravery, discipline and military skill. Shaka, Dingane, Mpande, Cetshwayo" (Book ref. 1083) £10.00
The Concise Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Composers and Musicians
Simon Schuster London 1988 9.5 x 8 ins.,xi,1407 pps.,VG+ in VG rubbed d/w.Heavy 2.5 kg.,extra carriage (Book ref. 3389) £20.00
N A Review [Journal of the National Association of Master Bakers and Confectioners of Great Britain & Ireland], plus the souvenir of the 1898 conference at Exeter.
Birmingham, 1898 - 1899. 13 issues of the NA Review (April, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec 1898; Jan, Feb, April, May, June 1899) together with the souvenir of the annual conference of the National Association of Master Bakers and Confectioners, held at Exeter in 1898. All bound in the original wrappers. Wrappers and a few spines are chipped, a few wrappers are detached, but overall this is a good set. Each issue contains a substantial number of pages of adverts, together with articles on baking. (Book ref. 2031) £35.00
Principles, history & use of air-balloons; a prospectus of Messrs Blanchard & Baker's intended aerial voyage from the city of New-York.
Valhalla Aerostation, 1993. New edition (hardback). 12mo, title, ii, 63pp. Frontispiece illustration. Original brown calf spine, marbled boards, gilt titling to the spine, gilt design to the front board, silken endpapers. This copy is in excellent condition. This is one of 50 deluxe hardbound copies (of a total edition of 250); this is copy number 18. The prospectus was originally published in 1796. (Book ref. 23167) £60.00
Ornamental Confectionery. A Guide for Bakers, Confectioners and Pastry Cooks ..
London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, 1897 Sm. 8vo Library Cloth 2nd. Edn.Illus. 37 Plates; xii, 96 pp .Covers shewing wear; Library label verso f..cover and label rermoved f.e.p; ; stamp prelims and plates; ink no's on title page; shelf no. on backstrip; brownin and some finger marking.. (Book ref. 38616) £35.00
THE BAKER'S DIARY Life in Georgian England from the Book of George Sloper, a Wiltshire baker, 1753 - 1810.
Wiltshire County Council, and Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1991. Illusts, folding pedigree, 96pp, original pictorial card covers. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WILTSHIRE - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK72-2706) £12.00
AN ACT for more effectually repairing the Roads from the Top of Harnham Hill near New Sarum, through Blandford and Dorchester, to Askerswell Hill, and from Harnham Hill aforesaid to a House called Master Baker's Farmhouse, in the Counties of Wilts and Dorset.
London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1828. Pages numbered 241- 250, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include WEST COUNTRY [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-2964) £14.00
PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of.... The Whitley Estate in the Parish of Melksham.... Bells & Splatt's Farms & Other Lands in the Parish of Heddington, The Chilvester Hill Estate, in the Parish of Calne, Field of Nursery Ground.... House, Baker's Shop &c, at Marshfield.... which will be Sold by Auction.... July 13, 1853.....
1853. 8pp, folio, folded with docket title, 4 full page lithographed plans, 3 being hand-coloured. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include WILTSHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1987) £38.00
CATALOGUE OF PART OF THE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Double-Barrelled Gun, Useful Gig and Harness, Baker's Covered Spring Cart.... To Be Sold by Auction by Messrs T. Mallam and Son, at a Barn in the Village, on Tuesday Next, August 5th, 1856....
Printed by H. Cooke & Co, Oxford, 1856. Poster, size 17" x 13", few folds, slight off-setting. Includes an extensive list of the items in the sale. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include OXFORDSHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1527) £18.00
PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE of Two valuable Inclosures of Pasture and Arable Land called 'Baker's'.... To be Sold.... 2nd of August, 1866....
1866. 3pp, folio, folded with docket title. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include OXFORDSHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1516) £14.00
REPORT of the COOMITTEE of INQUIRY Into NIGHT WORK in the BREAD BAKING and FLOUR CONFECTIONERY TRADE.
London: HMSO, 1919. 43pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cmd.246. A clean copy. (Book ref. 158073) £12.00
Richard Baker's London: A Theme with Variations
London: Jarrold, 1989. H. Back. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo Very minor shelf wear to the top of the dust jacket. 256 pp. (Book ref. 066140) £6.00
Richard Baker's Companion To Music
London, B.B.C. Books, 1993 4to, 208pp, plates, illus., red cloth (very good), d/w (slightly creased at top, o/w good). Subtitle: "A personal A-Z guide to classical music". (Book ref. 846) £8.95
The Bakery Students' Handbook and Guide
Birmingham: National Federation of Bakery Students' Societies, 1940. VG softback in blue cloth covers. 149pp with b/w photos and adverts. No recipes or cookery instruction, more the National Federation's year book, with lots of useful info. Pages clean & tight with no inscriptions. (Book ref. 65713) £12.00
A Baker's Dozen.
London: John Lane/The Bodley Head, 1941 8vo Cloth D.w. 1st Edn. Illus. Dw. dust marked o/w V.g. (Book ref. 7288) £18.00
The Incorporation of Bakers of Glasgow
Glasgow: McCorquodale & Co., 1959 Sm. 4to Cloth 4th Edn. Illus. 90 pp. Presentation label f.e.p. o/w V.g. (Book ref. 19202) £14.00
Memories of Nayland in the Twentieth Century.
Sudbury: Nayland with Wissington Conservation Society, 2009. "A picture of Nayland in the twentieth century through the memories of some of its residents and is an extension of Chapter 7 in the Conservation Societies history book published in 1991, 'Nayland, Suffolk Town and Village'." Pp.156, black & white photos and illustrations throughout, poem about Nayland by Bill Norfolk to inside rear cover. Paperback. VG. (Book ref. 37772) £15.00
SWISS GATEAUX Designs and Decorations “Decor” Book. A new Swiss Manual of Design and Decoration, covering the elementary groundwork to a wide choice of artistically decorated Gateaux, prepared for Bakers, Pastrycooks, Confectioners, Hoteliers and Restauranteurs. Translated and Edited by ...
Maclaren & Sons Limited 1950. 1st English Ed. Slim landscape 4to. [vii] + 58pp. Frontis. and 58 pages of ills. including several in colour. Lightly soiled and rubbed gilt lettered blue cloth. US$31 (Book ref. 209077) £20.00
The Baker's Daughter [A Novel].
London: Heinemann, 1979. 434755850. First Edition. 8vo. 197pp. Purple cloth. Lower edge of front cover very slightly bumped otherwise fine in dust-jacket. The author's first book, a horror novel. (Book ref. 4995) £12.50