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OXO IN CUBES and Centrefold With Details of SCUNTHORPE Shops and Calendar for 1914
. Paperback. Good. 20 pages. Worn. (Book ref. at028.039) £9.00
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Williams, Joel THE SHOPS OF LLANDRINDOD WELLS Past & Present
. Card. VG-. (Book ref. kb054.154) £9.00
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Smith. T. and H. Smith Ltd. Edinburgh. The Romance of One Hundred Years. T. and H. Smith, Manufacturing Chemists. 1827 - 1927. Centenary Commemoratio. The Romance of Alkaloid Manufacture.
Edinburgh. T. and H. Smith, Blandfield Chemical Works. 1st, (presumed only), edition. July 1927. Softback. 8vo. 32 pages, final page being a blank. 2 colour portraits and sepia photos, being pictures of the various works. original parchment style card covers with titles and illustration in brown tints and gilt on cover. Covers are centre stapled. Clean and bright throughout and covers showing only very mild evidence of age. Staples a trifle rusty, but staining at centre is only very slight. VG copy of a scarce item. We specialise in Company, Industrial, and Business Histories. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 9120) £18.50
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ADBURGHAM Alison: LIBERTY'S - A Biography of a Shop.
London. Allen & Unwin. 1975. lst edn. PAPERBACK. 159 pages. Colour and b.w. illustrations. V.g. with ageing to edge of textblock, in a v.g. papercover. No markings or inscriptions. ISBN: 0043800211. (Book ref. 4438) £4.00
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Photographs by Chris Clunn: EELS, PIE AND MASH.
The Museum of London. 1995. lst edn. Large format paperback. 192 pages. B.w. photographs. Fine, with small gift message on first page, in a near-fine papercover with slight curl to bottom front corner. 50 years ago there were some 150 eels, pie and mash shops prospering in the Capital. Now only a fraction remain. This evocative, photographic portrayal of today's eels, pie and mash shops dovetails superbly with a wry and carefully researched history of their counterparts of yesteryear. For 5 years Chris Clunn photographed the Capital's remaining establishments alongside their colourful owners, workers and punters. Scarce. ISBN: 0904818608. (Book ref. 2550) £69.95
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Sieff, M: DON'T ASK THE PRICE- THE MEMOIRS OF THE PRESIDENT OF MARKS & SPENCER
(Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1986) Demu 8vo 260ppbw photos F/VG (Book ref. 3038) £10.00
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CLUCK. Malcolm GLUCK'S GUIDE TO HIGH STREET WINE SHOPS 1999
CORONET 1998 310 pp pb. Near Fine ISBN: 0 340 71312 7 (Book ref. 7940) £4.50
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People Magazine (not sold in shops) 17 February 1991 -Madonna Cover + 3 Page Article
London: Mirror Group Newspapers, 1991. Pictorial Paper Covers. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Magazine Cover loose at fold to stapled binding, small tear to botom edge, rear cover.O/wise bright and clean. 50 pp. (Book ref. 002643) £4.00
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Rene-Herbst Nouvelles Devantures et Agencements De Magasins Cinquieme Serie
Paris: Editions d'Art Charles Moreau. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Oblong 4to. (1930). Title + intro lls. 50 black and white plates. c.p. . Some light foxing to paste-downs and prelims and sporadic foxing to plates, mainly to margins. Slight grubbiness to half-title and some browning throughout inclduing fore-edges. A collection of plates in original pictorial folder. Foxed, grubby and worn with one tie remaining but robust with hinges strong. Good.COPAC locates only V & A copy. Images available on request (Book ref. 21251) £245.00
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Joy, Thomas The Bookselling Business
London: Pitman, 1974. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 027300297X Bright condition, pictorial dustjacket, blue binding, x + 246 pages, appendices, index. A comprehensive view of the bookselling business in the 1970s, much of which is still relevant today. Thomas Joy was Managing Director of Hatchards in Piccadilly (Book ref. 6971) £4.00
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Bedford, John. Looking in Junk Shops.
London; Max Parrish, 1961.. VG. First edition. Hardback, 6.75 x 4.25 ins, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 254 pages, 200 approx collectables listed in alphabetical order, numerous line drawings by Susan Holland, specimen pottery & porcelain marks, reading list. VG+ clean book, no previous owner name. Lacks dustjacket. (Book ref. 4349) £4.00
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Mullins, Sam & Stockdale, David Talking Shop: An Oral History of Retailing in the Harborough Area During the 20th Century (Social History)
Stroud: Alan Sutton Publishing / Leicestershire Museums, Arts & Records Service, 1994. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 075090724X Illustrated card covers, xii + 212 pages, map, b/w illustrations, references, sources, bibliography; no previous owner marks. A fascinating account of the retail trade and life in Market Harborough and surrounding area during the twentieth century, based upon historical research as well as over sixty interviews with shoppers, retailers & shopworkers. (Book ref. 2622) £6.00
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Crough, Ron A Pictorial Story of the Building of the Hastie Carpenter Shop
Self-published, 1985. 21.5 Cms x 18 Cms Paperback, 29 pp, a photographic record (black & white) of the building of the carpenter shop for Century Village. Glossary & bibliography, small quiz (with anwers), & blue-print drawing of the shop. Layout of the village inside rear cover, drawings of the finished building inside front cover. VG+. (Book ref. 014909) £10.00
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Marzaroli, Oscar Glasgow's People 1956-1988
Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 1993. 1st. 30.5 Cms x 23 Cms 1851585923 Hardback, 147 pp, black & white photographs throughout, featuring the work of the photographer Oscar Marzaroli, with foreword by Ricky Ross. Photographs show people of all ages, in schools, shopping, in parks, in markets & at work. Fine in VG- wrapper with sunning to top edge, & colour from boards has stained top edge inside wrapper.. *NB: this item will incur a higher rate of postage - please email for details.* (Book ref. 014699) £100.00
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Parker, T H & Teskey, F J (compilers) Themes to Explore: Animals in Captivity
London: Blackie & son Ltd, 1970. 1st. 21 Cms x 14 Cms 0216876583 Paperback, 56 pp, 35 poems, 10 full-page black & white photographs, poems on the themes of zoos, circuses, pets & blood sports, material aimed at secondary school students. Internally VG, covers worn. (Book ref. 014264) £6.50
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Harris, Paul Glasgow Since 1900 - Ninety Years of Photographs
Edinburgh: Lomond Books, 1994. Reprint. 27.5 Cms x 21.5 Cms 948946709 Paperback, unpaginated, 251 photographs (mostly black & white), showing Glasgow & her people at work & leisure. Internally fine, covers VG+ with diagonal crease to top front. (Book ref. 013128) £5.75
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Drayton, Patricia Trading Places - Shops & Trades in Helensburgh, Then & Now
Dunoon: Argyll & Bute Library Service, 2002. 1st. 14.5 Cms x 21 Cms 1903041058 Paperback, 72 pp, illustrated throughout with black & white photographs of shops & traders in Helensburgh during the twentieth century. Published to coincide with the bicentenary of the town. Near fine. (Book ref. 013091) £15.00
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Pickford, Doug The Spirit of Macclesfield - The 20th Century in Photographs
Derbyshire: Landmark Publishing, 2001. 1st. 25.5 Cms x 18 Cms 1843060086 Hardback, 192 pp of 375 black & white photographs showing Macclesfield town & its people at work & at leisure from the early 1900s, foreword by Geoffrey Hunter. A tidy ex-library copy, 1 bar code sticker to ffe with narrow strip to show where library sticker has been removed, 1 small sticker to title page, main body of text fine, wrapper VG with library sticker to its base. (Book ref. 013075) £15.00
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Anckorn, Gordon Sevenoaks Memories - Sevenoaks, Westerham & Surrounding Villages in Old Photographs, Volume 2
Bath: Ashgrove Press Ltd, 1984. 1st. 23.5 Cms x 17.5 Cms 0906798558 Paperback, unpaginated, 123 black & white photographs dating from the 1850's to the 1950's, showing people at work & leisure, transport, wartime, street scenes & farms. Volume 1 also available. Internally fine, covers with light edgewear. (Book ref. 012755) £7.50
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Kingsnorth, Paul Real England - The Battle Against the Bland
London: Portobello Books Ltd, 2008. 1st. 23.5 Cms x 15.5 Cms 9781846270413 Paperback, 312 pp, illustrated with 9 black & white photographs, presenting the vestiges of a vanishing England with a rallying cry to the public to help to save our quintessential Englishness before it is lost for ever. (Book ref. 010762) £7.50
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