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Redfern, J. B. & Savin, J. Bells, Indicators, Telephones, Fire and Burglar Alarms, Etc.
UK: Constable, 1913. Scarce early work with numerous wiring diagrams and explanations. 16mo, 125pp. Good (Book ref. 465) £8.50
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Currer-Briggs, Noel Contemporary observations on security from the Chubb Collectanea 1818-1968
UK: Chubb & Sons, No date (1968?). Quirky spiral bound collection of facsimile documents and history of Chubb locks and safes. Oblong large octavo, 58pp. of text plus ephemera. VG, faint ring mark on front cover. (Book ref. 185) £11.50
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Behn, Noel Big Stick-up at Brink's
USA: Putnam, 1977 0399118977. Story of the $2.7m robbery, it's six years of planning and eventual outcome. VG in near VG dust jacket (edge wear). 384pp. B&W plates. (Book ref. 107) £8.00
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---- Union Locks and Brassfoundry Catalogue Number 65
UK: Josiah Parkes & Son, n/d (?1960). Extensively illustrated catalogue of locks and fittings. Folio, 200pp approx. VG, hardback. (Book ref. 68) £17.50
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Howarth, William Barclay & Company Limited. Being a history of the old banking firm of Barclay & Company, and also of the various Institutions which have been, from time to time, amalgamated with or absorbed by them
London: The Lombard Press Association, 1901. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No. 8vo Hardback, 135mm x 216mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp (viii), 72, with 11 full-page illustrations in b/w and line., 6pp of adverts [incl. the two fixed endpapers] one of which is an illustrated advertisement for Chatwoods Patent Safe & Lock Co. Ltd., and with, loosely inserted, a signed letter of January 1912 from the North Street, Brighton Branch. Small perforation to the blank front free endpaper, and the small embossed stamp impression, to the lower blank margin of the title-leaf, 'Univ. Coll. N. Staffs'., with 'withdrawn' stamping to the front pastedown. Light rubs to spine head & tail, otherwise very good, in the original blind-ruled, maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt title. Uncommon (Book ref. 003465) £45.00
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Wood, Neil Smoking Collectibles. A Price Guide. Ashtrays, Cigarette Dispensers, Match Safes, Cigarette Packs, Pipes, Cases and Much More
Gas City IN: L-W Book Sales, 1994. Laminated illustrated card cover. 202pp :: Colour plates and additional b/w illustrations :: 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9") (Book ref. 1725) £14.60
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Wilson, James: Improvements in or relating to Walls, Buildings, Silos, Bins, Warehouses, Forts, Batteries, Theatres, Safes, Strong-rooms, and other Structures, Ships, Barges, and other Vessels, Bulkheads, Partitions, Shields, Tanks, Vats, Vehicles etc.
London: 1889 No.7241 British Patent The patentee was from Liscard in the County of Chester and describes himself as a Gentleman. Very good condition, 25pp of text and 6 double page line drawings of the apparatus. (Book ref. 9987) £25.00
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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 Ltd., 1968. Oblong 4to, original coloured boards, ring-bound, with 51 illustrations and facsimiles on coloured paper, a very good copy. (Book ref. 27067) £9.50
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Benjamin Frederick Cocker Patent No. 13,738 A.D 1893 : Provisional Specification Improvements in the Manufacturing of Metal Plates for Ploughs and Safes
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1894. Illustrated by Black & White Line Drawings. First Edition. Loose Pages / Plastic Folder. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" Not Signed or Inscribed Loose Pages Is This One Of Your Ancestors?....He Was From Cocker Brothers Ltd, Fitzalan Works, Sheffield .......It Contains 2 Pages Of Text ......Please Email For Further Details. (Book ref. 559951) £20.00
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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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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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