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R. B. Heywood:
Designing Against Fatigue.

London: Chapman and Hall, 1962. First edition. xv, 436pp, illustrated with diagrams, tables and photographs. Contents immaculate, appears unread. In the original smooth blue cloth binding, spine titled in silver, clean, bright and firm, corners sharp, spine ends rounded. In the protected clipped-and-repriced silver dust jacket: this has some handling wear: light soiling, light scuffs to the edges, and one-inch closed tears to the folds at the foot of the front panel. Near Fine in VG dust-jacket.

Price: 80.00


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Harmsworth:
Harmsworth's Business Encyclopedia and Commercial Educator. A comprehensive work of ready reference on all subjects associated with office and factory organisation the selling and distributing of goods and modern commercial methods.

London: Educational Book Company, n.d. [1925] Presumed first and only edition. 700+ pp per volume. A substantial and well-produced set, copiously illustrated in colour and black and white, including many lively fold-outs. Introductory essays by the Earl of Birkenhead (Reality and Opportunity), Neville Chamberlain (Personality and Success), and Sir John Marriott on the Romance of Trade. Contents clean and very fresh. Quarto, in the original bindings of grey cloth. Bindings firm, a few extremities blunted, joints and spine ends rubbed, gilt spine titles dulled. Externally dreary-looking, internally exhilarating! A very good set. Very Good.
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Price: 85.00


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John Prioleau:
Forty Years of Progress: The story of the Daimler, Lanchester, and B.S.A. motor cars.

Coventry: Printed and made for the Daimler Company, 1936. Original edition. 60pp, illustrated with photographs and drawings. Well-printed on coated stock, clean and unmarked. Quarto, 27x21.5cms, in the original slate-grey paper-covered boards, with white-lettered gold paper title labels to front and to spine. Firm, faintly marked, with a knock and a scuff to the head of the spine. Nice copy. Very Good+.

Price: 90.00


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Journal of the British Institution of Radio Engineers - renamed from vol.25 onwards The Radio and Electronic Engineer: Journal I.E.R.E.: 42 bound volumes, from #6 - #52, lacking only vols #8, #11, #13, #45 & #48.

London: The British Institution of Radio Engineers, then the Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers, 1946 to 1962. First editions. 400+pp per vol, illustrated with photographs and diagrams, contents very clean. In varying quarto sizes up to 30 x 21cms, all in the original green buckram gilt, in very fresh bright condition, with occasional minor crimping of spine ends. A fantastic resource and record of electronics research and development. Near Fine.
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Price: 550.00


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Trinidad's Oil: An Illustrated Survey of the Oil Industry in Trinidad.

[Port of Spain] : The Petroleum Association of Trinidad, n.d. [1952]. First edition. 73pp, illustrated with photographs, and with a foldout map. Compliments slip pasted inside front cover. Contents clean and fresh. 24x16cms, in thin green card covers titled in black and red. Bright and square, with minimal soiling. Very nice copy. Near Fine.

Price: 60.00


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Foreword by D.C. Woodward:
Nigerian Railway Jubilee, 1900-1951.

A P.R.O. Nigeria Publication, [1951]. Presumed first and only edition. 36pp, with many illustrations and large foldout Longitudinal Section of the Nigerian Railway. All very clean and fresh. 16.5x20.5cms, landscape format stapled booklet with green pictorial covers. Staples slightly rusted. Lovely copy. Near Fine.

Price: 50.00


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George Cairns, Chris Moore, Christine Reid, John Scouller, Roy Wilkie; [and] (anon).
Exploring the Business Environment; [and] Managing. 2 of the 4 titles which constitute the 'Management Strategy and the International Environment' unit of Strathclyde's MBA course.

University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business, 2005, 2005. New Editions. Large quarto glossy paperbacks, 24.5x17cms, both vols appear very fresh, but Managing has some pencil underlining to the earlier part of the book, while Exploring the Business Environment is sunned at the spine. Near Fine.
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Price: 60.00


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Penny Ciancanetti, John Dunn, Barry Koch, Margaret Stewart; [and] Dick Davies:
Financial and Management Accounting; [and] Finance and Financial Management, Volume 1 and Volume 2. The 2 titles (3 volumes) which constitute the 'Managing Financial Resources' unit of Strathclyde's 'Management Fundamentals and Processes' course for the MBA.

University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business, 2005, 2005. New Editions. Large quarto glossy paperbacks, 24.5x17cms, appear very fresh, but a few pages have pencil underlining and marginalia. Near Fine.
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Price: 90.00


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Ronnie McMillan, Tom Mullen:
Operations Management, Vols 1 and 2. One of the titles in the 'Management Fundamentals and Processes' course for Strathclyde's MBA.

University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business, 2004. Revised edition. Large quarto glossy paperbacks, 24.5x17cms, appear very fresh, but both vols have pencil underlining and marginalia. Very Good.
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Price: 60.00


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Val Belton and George Wright; [and] Val Belton; [and] Forbes Gibb:
Making Decisions; [and] Data Management; [and] Information Systems. The 3 volumes which constitute the 'Managing Information' unit of the 'Management Fundamentals and Processes' course for Strathclyde's MBA.

University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business, 2001, 2001, 2002. First editions. Large quarto glossy paperbacks, 24.5x17cms, unmarked and appear unread, as new. Fine.
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Price: 90.00


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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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Price: 40.00


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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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James Dixon & Sons:
Catalogue of James Dixon & Sons, Cornish Place, Sheffield. Silversmiths. [cover title: James Dixon & Sons, Silversmiths, Sheffield]

Sheffield: James Dixon & Sons, n.d. [1908, 1911, 1914, 1919] Original edition. xx, 498pp, incorporating Supplements of New Goods dated 1911 and 1914, with some hiccups in the pagination. The main catalogue appears to be 1908; while 'September 1919' is printed at the foot of p.400. With wondrous thousands of illustrations of wares (some in colour), and a few photographs of workers and factory. Contents bright and in very good condition. Title page has some creasing, p345-6 has a picture cut out, and p389/90 has had some damage. A tab has been attached to the edge of p[441]. Quarto, firm, in the original gilt-embossed brown boards, at some time rebacked with a spine of brown buckram titled in gilt. An almost entirely pre-first world war edition, with Victorian design still very much in evidence. A very good copy. Very Good.
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Price: 280.00


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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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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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H.J. Barton Chapple: with a foreword by Mr J.L. Baird [Logie Baird]:
Television for the Amateur Constructor.

London: Pitman, 1933. First edition. xx, 233pp, [1], 34 adverts. With foldout plans, and many diagrams and photographs. Foldouts crisp, contents clean and fresh. Firm, in the original binding of green cloth titled in gilt: firm and clean, corners good, cloth mottled, front bright, spine dulled: joints slightly rubbed, spine ends blunted. A book for the adventurous, from the early period of television: a very good copy of the scarce first edition. Very Good.

Price: 140.00


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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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The Cabinet Maker and Complete House Furnisher. Periodical. Six 1923 issues: #1232 (May 5), #1233 (May 12), #1236 (June 2), #1237 (June 9), #1238 (June 16), #1242 (July 14).

The General and Furnishing Trade Protection Association, Ltd, 1923. Original issues. c.96pp each, consisting of editorial material, articles, and trade news, illustrated with photographs, plus c.72pp devoted to a clamour of advertisements. Large quarto, 12.5x9.5ins, in printed paper covers, printed in ochre and black. Contents in good condition, with a few corners curled. The covers have some soiling and wear to the edges, a few corners have been torn off, and the May 12 issue has no front cover. Showing moderate wear: offered as a lot. Scarce. Good +.
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Price: 55.00


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W.H. Russell, illustrated by Robert Dudley:
The Atlantic Telegraph.

London: Day & Son, [1866]. First edition. v, (i), 117, (i), [4]. With the twenty-four tinted plates, the pictorial title page, and the chart (listed as a plate) = all called for. Pictorial surfaces good, although with some soiling and small stains to borders; and perhaps half the plates have a narrow strip of wear and darkening to one or two edges - having at some time been detached and protruding. Text good, with occasional minor soiling. All edges gilt. Quarto, in the original binding of green cloth elaborately decorated in gilt, and with a dark core representing a cross-section of the cable. At some time professionally rebacked, with green endpapers, and with the original spine laid down. A good firm copy. Very Good.
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Price: 520.00


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Shayne Rivers and Nick Umney:
Conservation of Furniture.

London: Routledge, 2013. First Routledge printing. xxxiii, 803pp, illustrated. New unread copy. 24.5x18.5cms, in pictorial soft covers. As new. Fine.
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Price: 60.00


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