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B.R. Littlewood, editec by, with M.J. Bullivant:
A brief guide to the Motor Manufacturers of Coventry.

Coventry: Museum of British Road Transport n.d. [c.1990?] Edition not known. 46pp, illustrated in monochrome. Quarto (11.5 x 8.4 ins) booklet with glossy pictorial paper covers. [The 1983 first edition is listed on Copac as having 21pp, so this is presumably a later, enlarged edition.] Contents clean and unmarked. Very faint and minor creasing to covers, and a mark where small price label removed. Clean and bright, nice copy. Very Good.

Price: 20.00


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edited by Ron Sandrey and Russell Reynolds:
Farming Without Subsidies: New Zealand's recent experience.

New Zealand: GP Books: a MAF Policy Services Project: 1990. Reprint. [viii], 347pp. Contents clean and unmarked. Prelim pages slightly knocked at the top edge, and 6 of the text pages have dog-ear corner creases. Glossy pictorial paperback, 23.4x14.9cms, bright and firm, with slight knock to top edge and minimal blunting of corners. Very Good.

Price: 20.00


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Alexis Badmaieff and Don Davis:
How to build Speaker Enclosures.

Slough, UK: Foulsham-Sams, [c.1970]. First or early UK edition. 144pp, illustrated. Contents fresh and clean, although 6 pages have lightly-pencilled technical notes. Ownership name to front fly. In the original blue cloth-textured binding titled in gilt, clean, bright and firm, one corner slightly knocked. In the unclipped pictorial dust jacket: bright, top edge has slight scuffs and knocks. VG+ in VG dust-jacket.

Price: 25.00


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W.P. Coates: with a preface by Ben Tillett MP:
Is Soviet Trade a Menace?

London: Anglo-Russian Parliamentary Committee, September, 1931. First edition. 117pp. Contents fresh and clean, and with a (late 20thC) lengthy and amiable gift inscription to the inside of the front cover, carried over to the top edge of the title page. In the original binding of green cloth over thin boards, printed in black. In the protected bright yellow pictorial dust jacket, showing some soiling and wear. Very nice copy. Very Good in G dust-jacket.

Price: 30.00


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Keith McLachlan:
The Neglected Garden: The Politics and Ecology of Agriculture in Iran.

London: I. B. Tauris 1988. First edition. xxi, 303pp. Contents clean and unmarked, pages tanning slightly. In the original black cloth-textured binding titled in gilt, clean, bright and firm, corners sharp. In the unclipped pictorial dust jacket, very fresh and bright. Lovely copy. Near Fine in near fine dust-jacket.

Price: 30.00


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SVIIB Students' Association of the Faculty of Business Administration, and Rotterdam School of Management:
India, Culture and Management: the art of doing business.

Delft: Eburon, 1989. First edition. viii, 271pp. Illustrated with text diagrams and 24 colour plates of work by contemporary Indian artists. The half-title bears a signed gift inscription which appears to be that of Amit Ambalal, one of the artists whose work is reproduced, and whose painting also adorns the cover. Contents otherwise clean. Large paperback, 240x158mm, with bright pictorial covers, slightly faded to spine: firm and clean with very small knocks to corners. Very nice copy. Very Good+.

Price: 30.00


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M.J. Stevens:
Extruder Principles and Operation.

London & New York: Elsevier Applied Science Publishers, 1985. First edition. xii, 339. Contents very clean and fresh, with slight spotting to final index page. In the original red glazed textured binding, bright and sharp. Lovely copy. Near Fine.

Price: 30.00


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Martin-Baker Aircraft Company:
Ejection to Safety: an account of the development of the world's most successful ejection seat.

Middlesex and Ontario: Martin-Baker Aircraft Company, n.d. [c.1960]. Presumed first and only edition. 32 glossy pages, illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Stapled booklet, landscape format, 7 x 9.3 ins, in cream textured card covers embossed with the title in gilt. Unmarked, but with faint creasing, and slight soiling to covers. Early publicity material. Scarce. Very Good.

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S.Ll. Lewis:
An Introductory Course in the Machine Shop.

London: Cassell, 1963. First edition. viii, 83pp, illustrated throughout in line and photographs. With erratum slip at p.7. Ex-library copy. Contents clean but for minor library marks to front endpaper and rear pastedown. Page corners show trace of former creasing. Quarto size. The red pictorial board covers have been laminated. Firm, with a number and a nick to the spine, and corners a little bumped and scuffed. Uncommon and very useful book. G.

Price: 30.00


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H.H. Thomas:
Allotment Gardening: A Complete Guide.

London: Cassell, 1920. Reprint. viii, 152, [ii] adverts: illustrated with photographs and drawings, and with rear advertisement thin card cover bound in. Title page very stained, subsequent few pages decreasingly affected. Occasional minor soiling. Original front thin card cover missing. In a new quarter binding of green cloth with paper-covered boards, front reproducing the print from the title page. Worn copy in very nice binding. VG.

Price: 35.00


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The Church Army Press: Specimen sheets of some of our type faces.

The Church Army Press, nd. c.66 quarto sheets in a brown card binder, titled in gilt to the front. Contents clean and fresh, binder in good order but a little darkened and knocked. Very Good.

Price: 40.00


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International Standards Organization:
Mechanical Transmissions. ISO Handbook 32

Geneva: ISO: International Standards Organization, 1988. First edition. vii, 547pp, with many diagrams. Very clean fresh copy, appears unused, in the original bright red pictorial softcover. Fine.

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Suffolk Agricultural Association:
Suffolk Show: Catalogues / Programme books for 1945, 1946, and 1947. The 1945 and 1946 Suffolk Agricultural Show at Christchurch Park, Ipswich, and the 1947 Annual Show at Euston Park, nr. Thetford.

Ipswich: Suffolk Agricultural Association, 1946, 1947, 1948. First and only printings. Stapled booklets. Pages slightly toned but clean, some corners turned. 1945: 100pp, including the soiled printed blue card covers. 1946: 136pp, lacking the covers. 1947: 180pp, with a foldout plan: printed cover discoloured, and loose and frayed at the spine, back creased with two inches torn off corner. Good.

Price: 40.00


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Suffolk Agricultural Association:
Suffolk Show: Catalogues / Programme books for the 1948, 1949, and 1950 Suffolk County Show. 1948: the 105th Annual Show, held at Christchurch Park, Ipswich; 1949: the 106th, held at Kentwell Park, Long Melford; and 1950: the 107th, held at Benacre Park, nr. Beccles.

Ipswich: Suffolk Agricultural Association, 1948, 1949, 1950. First and only printings. Stapled booklets, each with a folding plan of the site. 1948: 270pp, in slightly creased pale orange covers: pages slightly toned but clean, some corners turned. 1949: 343pp, in blue covers, and 1950: 357pp, in cream covers: both with fresh, clean pages, and an advertisement bookmark. Minor soiling to covers. Very Good.

Price: 40.00


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Suffolk Agricultural Association:
Suffolk Show: Catalogues / Programme books for the 1952, 1953, 1958 and 1959 Suffolk County Show.

Ipswich: Suffolk Agricultural Association, 1952, 1953, 1958, 1959. First and only printings. Stapled booklets, each with over 300pp, a folding plan of the site, and an advertisement bookmark. Minor soiling to covers, and nick to spine of the 1959 book. [The 1956 programme, falling apart as the staples have rusted through, can be included in this lot at no extra charge if requested.] Very Good.
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Suffolk Agricultural Association:
Suffolk Show: Catalogues / Programme books for the 1960, 1961, 1962 and 1963 Suffolk County Show.

Ipswich: Suffolk Agricultural Association, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963. First and only printings. Stapled booklets, each with c.250-300pp, and an advertisement bookmark. All were issued with a folding plan of the site, but that in the 1960 programme has been removed. Contents clean, light toning to covers. Very Good.
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Suffolk Agricultural Association:
Suffolk Show: Catalogues / Programme books for the 1967, 1968, 1969 and 1970 Suffolk County Show.

Ipswich: Suffolk Agricultural Association, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970. First and only printings. Stapled booklets, each with over 200pp and with an advertisement bookmark. Fresh, clean copies, with a little silverfish nibbling to the covers. Very Good.
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Andrew Marrison:
British Business and Protection 1903-1932.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. First edition. xvii, 491pp. In-depth study of the involvement of businessmen in the campaign for Tariff Reform. Review copy, with residue of publishers' request label to front free endpaper. Contents otherwise fine. In the classic Oxford navy and gilt cloth binding, bright and clean, corners sharp, spine ends slightly blunted. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket: clean and bright, with a small label to the foot of the spine, a tiny snag to one corner, and top edge a little creased. Very Good+ in VG dust-jacket.
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R.E. Crompton:
Reminiscences.

London: Constable, 1928. First edition. xiv, [ii], 238, illustrated with photographs. Erratum slip pasted in at p.1. Previous owner has neatly written on the front pastedown his account of trying for five years to obtain a copy. He has also attached a xeroxed inscription by the author below the frontis portrait. Contents clean and in very good order. In the original binding of dark green grained cloth, spine titled in gilt. Firm and clean, with faint marks, corners blunted, spine ends professionally refurbished. Engrossing: Crompton was a great electrical and mechanical engineer. A good copy. Very Good.

Price: 45.00


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Syd Carter:
Down on the Farm.

London: Faber and Faber, 1952. First edition. Ex-library copy. 206pp, illustrated with photographs and map endpapers. Syd Carter was well-known from the 1940s for his broadcasts and lectures on farming and other topics, and was held in affection and esteem by many. This book was published the year before his death. Pages clean, slight library marks to endpaper and number to spine: small ink mark on p.19. Half-title gutter has a narrow split, stained from former sellotape. In the original binding of green cloth, boards firm and fairly bright, spine dulled: all extremities fraying a little. Very scarce title. A good serviceable copy. G.

Price: 50.00


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