Shopping Seduction & Mr Selfridge.
London, Profile Books, 2007 8vo, x, 310pp, Illustrated, Hardback with Dust Jacket both in Very Good condition. (Book ref. 14128) £14.95
THE ROYAL SHOPPING GUIDE.
London. Pan. 1984. Large format paperback. 240 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in fine papercover. A unique guided tour of over 300 British shops and manufacturers who provide the Royal Family, by appointment, with everything from nightwear to dog kennels to champagne. ISBN: 0-330-28475-4. (Book ref. 4081) £4.00
Paddington's Shopping Trip
London: Collins, 1976. Softcover. 4to. paperback. 'Paddington's Colouring Book, 2".Colouring book based on the BBCtv animated series Paddington. First page coloured. Others untouched. GOOD (Book ref. 0838) £6.00
Shops and Shopping 1800-1914.
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1967. Second Impression. Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. Profusely illustrated with black and white plates and text illustrations. No inscriptions. 304 pages. Near very good dustwrapper which has 1closed tear and minor edgewear. Not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. The author has gathered her information from the archives of famous stores and from retired members of the drapery trade; from old newspapers and magazines, catalogues, department ledgers and shop bills. (Book ref. 16318) £10.00
The History and Conservation of Shopping Arcades
London and New York: Mansell Publishing, 1986. First Edition. 0720117577 Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 174 pages. Many illustrations. Includes the first record of all 118 extant shopping arcades in Britain built between 1817, when the first was opened, and 1939. (Book ref. 12426) £14.00
Marks & Spencer 1884-1984.
London: Octopus, 1984. 1st. Nr fine green h/b with gilt lettering to spine. VG+ col illus d/w, not p/c or chipped. 24cms x 28.5cms, 128pp. Green/white illus eps; col illus throughout. 11 chaps & index. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 913g. 0906320054. (Book ref. 3575) £5.50
HURRY, HURRY, WHILE STOCKS LAST.
Carlisle: Bookcase, 2001. 8vo, 152pp, illus. Pb. VG. A sideways look at the economic, social and shopping history of Cumbria as seen through local advertisements 1850-1940. (Book ref. 13709) £6.00
Hare Goes Shopping
London: Collins, 1965. Illustrated by Tempest, Margaret. 1st. Pictorial Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo A clean unmarked book in greeny yellow hard covers 7" tall & 5 1/2" wide with red titles on the front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. Circle framed picture on the front cover. The intact dust wrapper has wear just starting at the top of the spine & with some slight darkening. (Book ref. 034805) £12.00
100 Years of Shopping at Boots 1877 - 1977
Boots the Chemists. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 4to A 20 paged illustrated booklet of the work of the company over this period. Stapled into thick paper covers 10" tall. A clean bright booklet with a small bump on the top edge & a hint of rubbing along the spine. (Book ref. 033597) £4.00
A Legend of Retailing. House of Fraser.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989. 1st. Cloth Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to 0297796801 A large book of the history of this department store. 384 pages illustrated throughout with photographs both in colour and b&w, and some drawings. Bound in dark blue covers, 10 3/4" tall with gilt titles on the spine. With an intact dust wrapper. The book is in nearly as new condition, the dust wrapper just curling on the edges. (Book ref. 032349) £20.00
Shops and Shopping
Sussex: Wayland Publishers Ltd., 1976. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo 853404380 One of the Eyewitness history books. A clean book with no inscriptions in an unclipped dust wrapper. (Book ref. 021496) £6.00
Shopping Arcades; a gazetteer of extant British arcades, 1817 - 1939.
London: Mansell Publishing, 1985. First edition (hardback). 4to, viii, 166pp. Text illustrations throughout. Original laminated boards. Boards lightly rubbed, else this copy is in very good condition. ISBN 0720117585 (Book ref. 25995) £9.50
Hearts, Tarts & Rascals, the Story of Bettys
Harrogate, Bettys & Taylors Group, 2005 First edition, paperback, in fine condition. (Book ref 3251) (Book ref. 1321) £6.00
LEAFLET advertising 'Something New in London - The Checker Car', with prices etc.
c1910. 4pp., 4to, three large illustrations showing 'the latest device in the field of Advertising... a changing advertisement 10 feet long and 3 feet high on both sides of a vehicle...'. The illustrations show the advertisement on the car, and the advertisement changing. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include LONDON [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1352) £16.00
1920. 12pp., oblong 8vo, card wraps with gilt leaf on front wrap, full page black and white illustration on each page, with brief description. Staples rusty. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include LONDON [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1308) £8.00
SHIRLEY AND SON LIMITED The Civil and Military Stores, 28 The Mall. Cash Price List. December 1914 - February 1915.
1914. Size 10" x 6", green wraps with embossed gold lettering. 112pp., including 25pp. of adverts at the end. Lists groceries, cleaning products, wine, vintage champagne, etc. The Ironmongery section has many illustrations of chinaware, jelly moulds, brushes, teapots, glasses, etc. At the beginning is a 'Journey List' showing dates of delivery to villages in a wide radius, including Tyntesfield, Bitton, Clevedon, etc. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include BRISTOL [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-67) £40.00
SHIRLEY AND SON LIMITED High Class Stores. Cash Price List. 16 Princess Victoria Street.
1938. 60pp., 8vo, original wraps which are slightly spotty. Lists prices of groceries, wines and spirits. At the end is a section for the Ironmongery Department which illustrates kettles, pails, brushes etc. With small adverts. for branded products on each page. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include BRISTOL [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-66) £22.00
Agenda Co-operative Management Magazine June 1964 Vol. XII No. 1
Manchester: Co-operative Press, 1964. First Edition. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Journal for the Co-operative movement. (Book ref. 038733) £5.00
Agenda Co-operative Management Magazine June 1962 Vol. X No. 1
Manchester: Co-operative Press, 1962. First Edition. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Journal for the Co-operative movement. (Book ref. 038732) £5.00
Agenda Co-operative Management Magazine December 1962 Vol. X No. 3
Manchester: Co-operative Press, 1962. First Edition. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Journal for the Co-operative movement. (Book ref. 038731) £5.00