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Staley, Edgcumbe The Guilds of Florence
New York: Benjamin Blom, 1967. Hard Cover. Very Good. A very good hardback in a very good dust-wrapper. (Book ref. 87297) £35.00
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Rolt, L.T.C. Tools for the Job. A History of Machine Tools to 1950.
London: H.M.S.O., 1986. Revised Edition & First Thus. Fine. 0112904335 6" x 8.5" tall. 274pp with 103 illustrations in b/w & line. Fine and unread, in the original, colour-photo illustrated card covers. [Note - this revised edition was never produced in hardback] (Book ref. 003779) £15.00
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George Hayter Chubb, 1st Baron Hayter [BANK OF ENGLAND]: Autograph Letter Signed to H[orace]. G[eorge]. Bowen.
11 November 1893; on embossed letterhead '128, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, | LONDON, E.C.' Head of celebrated firm of locksmiths (1848-1946) and philanthropist. Two pages, 12mo. Folded twice. Grubby but in good condition. An amusing letter of congratulation on Bowen's appointment as Chief Cashier of the Bank of England. 'I presume that the announcement in the Times means you have now a more important appointment and I heartily congratulate you. I suppose we shall often see your autograph now on those interesting thin bits of paper: if you've a large stock of them to be disposed of at a good reduction I'm a customer.' Signed 'George Hayter Chubb'. Bowen was Chief Cashier from 1893-1902. (Book ref. 3531) £125.00
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Butter F.J., Chief Designer, Josiah Parkes & Sons Ltd., Union Lock Works Locks and Builders' Hardware Glossary, Design, Manufacture and History
Willenhall: Josiah Parkes & Sons Ltd, 1948. First Edition. Quarter Cloth & Boards. Very Good/N/A. Hardback, 115mm x 187mm tall (4.5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp (xii), 125, with Addenda & Errata and 235 text figs., + 190pp, with a further 380 text figs. Very good, in the original quarter brown cloth/boards/gilt titles (Book ref. 003474) £65.00
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Currer - Briggs, Noel. Contemporary observations on security from the Chubb Collectanea 1818-1968
London: Chubb and Son's Lock and Safe Company Limited. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 8vo. 56 pp + plates, extremities browned otherwise good in original card covers and spiral binding, boards rubbed, small pen marking to upper baord, rear board a little damp affected otherwise good. (Book ref. 15490) £12.00
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Lockerbie & Wilson Ltd, Patentees and Manufacturers CATALOGUE OF LOCKS, DOOR FITTINGS, WINDOW FITTINGS, ETC
Wolverhampton, 1911 250pp quarto trade catalogue from Birmigham UK, with detailed photographs to all pages, all priced. Printed card covers. Slight wear to backstrip and front joint, else fine. GREAT ART NOUVEAU PIECES THROUGHOUT SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 77120) £330.00
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[ welsh bible ] BIBL YR ADDOLIAD TEULUAIDD. Gyda Nodau a sylwadau ar bob pennod
1830s ? 1200pp large folio with many steel engraved plates including views of Alexandria, Jerusalem, Smyrna, Ephesus etc. Original gilt decorated calf with 5 raised round brass stud-protectors to each board. Some damage to backstrip, both boards loose, slight marginal staining. the Chubb (of Lock fame ) Family Bible. Inserted are circa 50 sheets of genealogical detail on them,and the other side of the family - Murley & Harris, done by Donald E.Chubb in the 1970s. Also large folding family tree & an old family photo identifying everyone. An important genealogical work SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 8986) £660.00
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Tomlinson, Charles, [Editor]. A.C. Hobbs, and Robert Mallet, A.M., F.R.S., M.I.C.E,, ETC. The Construction of Locks, Compiled from the Papers of A.C. Hobbs, Esq., Of New York, to Which is Added a description of Mr. J. Beverley Fenby's Patent Locks and a Note Upon Iron Safes
Bath: Kingsmead Reprints, 1974. 90157130x Hardback 125mm x 192mm tall. Pp vii, 212, with 80 illustrations in 69 engraved text figures. Light cup-ring to front board, otherwise very good, in the original dark-brown cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and unclipped but browned and marked illustrated dust-wrapper. (Book ref. 002601) £25.00
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Butter F.J. [with a Foreword by Sir George Hayter Chubb, Bart.] Locks and Lockmaking
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd, 1926. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Hardback. 125mm x 186mm tall. Front endpaper illustrated adverts. Pp xi, 135 with 32 illustrations in b/w & line + 8 page Publisher's list. Previous owner's signature to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original black-ruled olive-green linen-covered boards/black titles. (Book ref. 001132) £85.00
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Courtney, Charles, in Collaboration with Thomas M. Johnson Unlocking Adventure
London: Robert Hale Limited, 1951. First Edition. Hardback 5.5" x 8.75" tall appprox. Pp 222 + 9 b/w photo illustrations on 8 plates. Some minor external marks, otherwise a very good copy, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title (Book ref. 001129) £18.00
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