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Image for John Justified: A Reply to the Fight in Dame Europa's School.

John Justified: A Reply to the Fight in Dame Europa's School.

By: N/A

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall and Co.: 1870

Seller ID: 005168

Condition: Very Good


Booklet in Very Good condition, pp16. Ninety-third edition. The story relates to where Europe is the School kept by Dame Europa, and the five great Powers, Monitors, under the names of Louis, William, Aleck, Joseph, and John, whose business it is to keep order in the School. These five Monitors have gardens, in which they have built summer houses and tool-houses, and which they cultivate, and are allowed to sell the produce to each other. View more info

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The Unpublished David Ogilvy.

By: N/A

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Ogilvy Group, 1986.: 1986

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2914

Condition: Very Good


Cloth bound hardcover in Very Good condition with original glassine wrapper, edgeworn with small tears. Special Limited First edition: copy No. 6, pp 149, b&w illustrations. The unpublished David Ogilvy- a selection of his writings from the files of his partners. VERY SCARCE TITLE. View more info

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The Scottish Market: Some Facts and Figures.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Sunday Post: 1934

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005676

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with card covers, spine rubbed and small mark where price sticker has been removed but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, pp 28, b&w illustrations to rear. Statistics on Scotland, Population, Banking, Business, Social Etc. View more info

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The World at Their Fingertips: Eighteenth Century British Two-Sheet Double Hemisphere World Maps.

By: Armitage, Geoff & Baynton-Williams, Ashley.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: The Sylvia Ioannou Foundation, 2012.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2869

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. First edition, pp261, with appendices, colour illustrations and maps. Between 1680 and 1807 British publishers produced a sequence of double-hemisphere world maps each printed on two sheets and conjoined. These maps are a peculiarly British phenomenon of this period and they provide a key indicator of the way the British map trade specifically targeted a newly prosperous and upwardly aspiring class of purchasers. The buyers were hungry for geographical information, but were also eager to acquire such maps for display, as a ... View more info

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British Enterprise in Nigeria.

By: Cook, Arthur Norton.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004160

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with some slight fading to top of front board and spine and light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp ix, 330, bibliography, index. View more info

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Energy Entrepreneurs: Insights & Inspiration from Self-Starters in Business and Industry

By: Earl Heard; Brady Porche

Price: £10.00

Publisher: BIC PUB: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006535

ISBN: 0976831015

Condition: Fine


Hardcover, previous owners name on end paper (possibly author's signature) but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 205, b&w illustrations. View more info

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River, Railway and Ravine: Foot Suspension Bridges for Empire

By: Harper, Douglas

Price: £11.99

Publisher: The History Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003623

ISBN: 0750962135

Condition: New


Hardcover, New. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, colour illustrations, appendices, index. From their mid-nineteenth-century fencing business the Harpers of Aberdeen developed a unique system of suspension that allowed their light foot suspension bridges to be relatively rigid. John Harper was one of the first to employ steel wire rope, now universally used. The Harpers' innovative work overcame the disadvantages of this type of bridge and was of considerable benefit to those who relied upon them. Harpers built over sixty such bridges throughout the UK and the British Empire between 1870 and 1... View more info

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The New Economy of Oil: Impacts on Business, Geopolitics and Society (Energy & Environmental Programme)

By: John V. Mitchell

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Royal Institute for International Affairs/Chatham House: 2002

Seller ID: 006717

ISBN: 1853837962

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp 286, b&w graphs and dagrams View more info

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British Independent Bus Companies since the 1970's.

By: Law, John.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fonthill, 2012.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2729

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. First edition, pp96, with colour illustrations. In the 1970s the main UK bus groups were the National Bus Company, the Scottish Bus Group, the Passenger Transport Executives and various council owned concerns. Today we have Stagecoach, First and Arriva, plus several smaller groups, with just a handful of councils still owning bus operations. Throughout these major changes to the bus industry, there have been hundreds of smaller independent bus companies running stage carriage services on the roads of the United Kingdom. In this book we look at these, from the small... View more info

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The Truth About Feeding Your Horse.

By: MacLeod, Clare.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: J. A. Allen: 2007

Seller ID: 007726

ISBN: 0851319181

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, some minor shelfwear, otherwise in Near Fine condition. In a clear archival wrapper. With pp270, with colour illustrations THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Confused by the conflicting advice on nutrition and the numerous products on the shelves? The Truth About Feeding Your Horse is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to every aspect of equine nutrition, making it essential reading for owners, stable managers, trainers and students. Topics include: ... View more info

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Let's Forget Business.

By: Menzies, H. Stuart.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: A&C Black: 1930

Seller ID: 005173

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some shelf wear and bumped edges in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. First edition, unpaginated. Previous owner's name in ink on front end page. The commentaries on Fortnum & Mason. View more info

The Social History of the Navy 1793-1815

By: Michael Lewis

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 005881

ISBN: 1861762321

Condition: Near Mint


Hardcover in Near Mint condition with Near Mint dustwrapper. 2004 reprint, pp 467, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. A major work of naval reference and an important contribution to our understanding of Nelson's navy. Deals with a much neglected aspect of naval life. Contains fascinating first-hand, contemporary quotation. This finely researched book is a portrait of the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars; but it is particularly a portrait of the Navy's people, of the officers and men who formed that formidable fighting force made popular by novels of C S Forester and Patrick O'Brian. ... View more info

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The Magnet No.1450 Vol. XLVIII

By: Richards, Frank.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Amalgamated Press Ltd.: 1935

Seller ID: 007370

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. Staples slightly rusty, some shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition. Stories include: Bunter Means Business and Blackmail. View more info

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Trawling: The Rise and Fall of the British Trawl Fishery.

By: Robb Robinson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: University of Exeter Press: 1998

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005760

ISBN: 0859896285

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some minor shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First paperback edition, pp 280, b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. A distinct branch of the multi-faceted fishing industry, trawling dates back at least to the 1370s when attempts were made to prohibit the use of a primitive trawling device, the 'wondyrychoun' on the Thames. But it was not until the late 18th century that the beam trawl was deployed to any great extent, the fishermen of Barking and Brixham claiming credit for pioneering the technique. Thereafter, particularly from the 1840s, traw... View more info

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Chasing Black Gold: The Incredible True Story of a Fuel Smuggler in Africa

By: Robert Stone

Price: £9.99

Publisher: The History Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003778

ISBN: 0750960337

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers - New. For two decades Robert Stone made his living on the high seas. A modern-day pirate, he was a pioneer saturation oil-field diver, treasure hunter and smuggler, which brought him more money than he knew how to spend. Stone spent the last ten of his smuggling years in Africa, where he traded in illicit fuel. The murky waters of the Niger delta were his place of business as he operated in the most corrupt regime in the world, a place ruled by money and guns. Protected by the military he sold his black cargo to legitimate businesses all over the world, making million... View more info

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George Washington Wilson: Artist and Photographer

By: Roger Taylor

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The London Stereoscopic Company: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006164

ISBN: 0957424698

Condition: New


Hardcover in illustrated laminated boards, New. First edition, pp 208, colour and b&w illustrations, appendix, plate index, index. George Washington Wilson was one of Scotland's leading photographer in Victorian times, particularly in the art of stereo photography. He began his career as a portrait miniature painter, but in the late 1840s was an early adopter of photography, and started offering his clients photographic portraits. Prince Albert commissioned him to photograph the the construction of Balmoral Castle, and he also captured many historic portraits of Queen Victoria and family at ... View more info

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A Portrait of the River Dee.

By: Shand, Mel.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pica Design, 2014. 9780956112668: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2191

ISBN: 0956112668

Condition: New


Hardcover, New book. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, introduction by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales0, pp vii, 160, colour photographs throughout. Portraits those who live with and by the River Dee including ghillies, business people and conservationists. S28. View more info