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A History of Smethwick

By: BAUGH, G. C.: GREENSLADE, M. W.: JOHNSPON, D. A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stafford, UK, Staffordshire Libraries, 1987

Edition: Reprint Edition


An extract from 'The Victoria History of the County of Stafford, Volume XVII' [1976]. pp87-148, illustrated. Clean and bright except for a few small marks in margins [some eraseable]. Tight, sound binding, clean bright wrappers. Weight, 200g. View more info

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A Memoir of Chirk Castle

By: MIDDLETON, Richard - Compiler

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Oswestry, Woodall, Minshall, Thomas and Co., 1903

Edition: First Edition


Memoir of a Welsh castle, an old Border Fortress, based on manuscripts in the possession of Richard Myddleton, Esq. Later edition. OCLC Number: 62392555. 59pp, frontis illustration. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. Some little wear, chips etc to overlapping wraps. Bottom 2.5" of spine cover lost. Weight, 110g. View more info

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Application for Priority for Eastbound Atlantic Passage

By: MINISTRY of WAR TRANSPORT, UK

Price: $8.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Ministry of War Transport,

Edition: MWT 53


Unused Form to be submitted by those individuals requesting Priority on the Eastbound, Trans-Atlantic sea routes during WWII. The document is unused and undated, but, the preamble states - 'During the war emergency...'. Unused. Old horizontal folds. Unusual. View more info

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Britain Versus Japan

By: BRITISH INFORMATION SERVICES

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Information Services of the United Kingdom, 1944

Edition: Canadian Edition


British Government's position on the War with Japan, circa 1944. 31pp, photo illustrated. Bright and clean with a sound, stapled binding.Tiny nick at centre of spine and tiny cut at foot of spine. Nice copy! Weight, 46g. View more info

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Bude and Its Borderland; A Handbook for Visitors and Residents

By: CRESSWELL, Beatrix F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Homeland Association,

Edition: Sixth Edition


Attractive booklet. The Homeland Handbook No. 75. Undated, circa 1915-20 [?]. 80pp, xxxi, photo illustrated, folding map near front, advertising. Bright, clean, unmarked interior with a sound, sewn binding. Small cup-stain to front. Scan available. Shipped shrink-wrapped on stiff card. Weight, 160g. View more info

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Citizens' Rally and Address By Commissioner W. W. Booth

By: SALVATION ARMY; West Coast Congress

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Salvation Army, 1963

Edition: First Edition


West Coast Congress of the Salvation Army, Citizens' Rally. Held on Sun Oct 27, 1963 at the High School Auditorium in Victoria, B. C. The feature - an address by Commissioner W. W. Booth the Territorial Commander of Canada and Bermuda. Greeting by Major-general Pearkes [Lieut-Gov], and Mayor Wilson of Victoria. One sheet, folded once to form 4pp. Donation envelope stapled to rear leaf. Bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 11g. View more info

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Coronation Souverir Book 1937

By: BECKLES, Gordon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Daily Express, 1937

Edition: First Edition


Oversize (small folio), 101/2"x12", 160pp, loaded with sepia photo illustrations, plus color plates. Hardcover with gold, embossed boards - very impressive. Fine condition. Oversize, weighing 1.375kg. View more info

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Dick Whittington and His Cat; Theatre Program, 1903

By: MAURICE, Newman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Lyceum Theatre, 1911


Program from the Lyceum Theatre in London, for oerformances of the Pantomime, Dick Whittington and his Cat. Dick was played by Claire Romaine, and Alice Fitzwarren was Nan Stuart. J.T. Macmillan was chief comic along with the Brothers Egbert and Jack Williams (Idle Jack). Undated, but Seasom 1911-1912. Wrappers plus 8pp, illustrated with photographs. Clean and unmarked. Wrappersa dusty and swing minor foxing. Staples rusted, but present. Scan available. Weight, 26g. View more info

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Doncaster [South Yorkshire]: A Guide to Its Industrial and Residential Possibilities

By: PHILLIPS, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Homeland Association,


Attractive booklet. The Homeland Handbook No. 94. Undated, circa mid-920s [?]. 24pp, xxxi, photo illustrated, folding map near front, advertising. Bright, clean, unmarked interior with a sound, stapled binding, staples rusty. Soiling to wrappers. Scan available. Shipped on stiff card. Weight, 85g. View more info

Image for Great Eastern Railway: the last word in steam-operated suburban train services: a special study of the Great Eastern Railway's improved suburban service ... Reprinted from "The Railway Gazette", October 1, 1920. [With illustrations and plans.].

Great Eastern Railway: the last word in steam-operated suburban train services: a special study of the Great Eastern Railway's improved suburban service ... Reprinted from "The Railway Gazette", October 1, 1920. [With illustrations and plans.].

By: GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Great Eastern Railway Society, 1984

Edition: Reprint Edition


a special study of the Great Eastern Railway's improved suburban service ... Reprinted from "The Railway Gazette", October 1, 1920. 30pp, photo illustrated, diagrams etc. Bright, clean and unmarked with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 133g. View more info

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Harry Cartlidge 1893-1987 : Hull Photographer

By: CARTLIDGE, Harry; CREDLAND, Arthur G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hull, UK, Hutton Press, 1998

Edition: First Edition


Book features the work of Hull photographer, Harry Cartlidge, 1893-1987, who lived and worked in Hull, England. 80pp, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Bright, clean copy. Gift inscription to the inside of the front wrapper, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Near new appearance. Weight, 345g. View more info

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Kettering Orchestral Society Second Grand Evening Concert...1894

By: KETTERING ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kettering, UK, Kettering Orchestral Society, 1894


Program for an Orchestral Concert in Kettering, Northants, UK, held at the Victoria Hall on May 28, 1894. A Full Orchestra of 60 conducted by Herr Friedel. Featuring soprano, Miss Edith Leslie, and violinist, Miss Winifred Easton. Single sheet folded once to form 4pp. Program on inside, Orchestra personnel on back. Old fold at centre otherwise clean and unmarked. Weight, 10g. View more info

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Loyalties; Press Opinions, 1922

By: GALSWORTHY, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, St. Martin's Theatre, 1922

Edition: First Edition


Press Opinions, 4pp, on the first appearance of John Galsworthy's play, 'Loyalties', at the St. Martin's Theatre under the management of Rean Dean. 1922. Printed by Miles & Co.on onion-skin paper. Clean and unmarked with light creasing. Weight, 3g. View more info

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Marriage Certificate; Leeds, UK, 1836

By: LEEDS, Parish Church of

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leeds, Yorkshire, England, Parish Church of Leeds, 1836


True Extract from the Register Book of Marriages, in the Parish Church of Leeds - 8th November, 1836. Marriage between James Naylor and Margaret Grayson. Partly printed document, printed one side only. Balance of document handwritten in ink. Old folds, weakening at creases, wear to two corner-tips. View more info

Mr & Mrs Kendal and Their Company; Theatre Program, 1902

By: ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE, EDINBURGH

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Royal Lyceum Theatre, 1902

Edition: 1902 Edition


Theatre Program from Edinburgh's 'Royal Lyseum Theatre'. For performances by Mr & Mrs Kendal and their Company. They perform 'A Scrap of Paper' [Oct 29], and, 'The Elder MIss Blossom' [Oct 30]. October of 1902. 4pp, cast, adverts etc. Sound copy - old folds and a little 'limp' but no separations or marks. Weight, 10g. Lettermail. View more info