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Image for A List of the Wardens of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths 1950

A List of the Wardens of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths 1950

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Pearse Morrison & Son: 1950

Seller ID: 064717

Condition: Very Good


A list of the wardens, court of assistants, livery and freemen of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths for 1950. Clean 15 page booklet. View more info

Image for Blue for a Boy or What Shall We Do with the Body: Theatre Programme His Majesty's Theatre Haymarket

Blue for a Boy or What Shall We Do with the Body: Theatre Programme His Majesty's Theatre Haymarket

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Eden Press: 1950

Seller ID: 056762

Condition: Good


6 page pamphlet being the theatre programme for the show held at His Majesty's Theatre Haymarket - first performance 30th November 1950. Cast included Aud Johansen, Austin Melford, Hermene French, Richard Hearne, Charles Stone, Bertha Belmore, Eve Lister, Fred Emney and Terence Theobald. Small stain to front cover and rusting to staples. View more info

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Australia - A Financial Times Survey

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Financial Times: 1959

Seller ID: 056512

Condition: Very Good


The original Financial Times magazine copy of this survey offering an overview of the country and it's future in the late 1950's. 111 pages. Illustrated with b.w photographs and contemporary advertisements of the day. View more info

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El Libro De Malaga

By: Anaya, S. Gonzalez

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Malaga, Spain, Publicitaria Diana: 1954

Seller ID: 052795

Condition: Reading Copy


TEXT IN SPANISH. 1950's tourist guide to Malaga illustrated with b/w photographs. 271 pages + nomenclature and index. Described as a reading copy only as spine strip has been reinforced with tape and creasing to cover. View more info

Image for The Life of Hans Andersen Illustrated by The Hans Andersen's Collections Belonging to the Town of Odense; English Guide

The Life of Hans Andersen Illustrated by The Hans Andersen's Collections Belonging to the Town of Odense; English Guide

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Odense, Denmark, Eyens Stiftsbogtrykkeri:

Edition: English Edition

Seller ID: 039162

Condition: Good


24 page, stapled guide to Andersen's childhood home in Denmark. Light wear and sunning to covers. Circa 1950's ? View more info

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Roman Britain

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, BBC:

Seller ID: 022515

Condition: Very Good


A BBC pamphlet written to accompany a series of discussions on the Home Service. Undated but circa 1950's. Two small marks to front cover and small tear to fore edge of rear cover. Internally immaculate. 30 pages. View more info

Image for Road & Track The Motor Enthusiasts' Magazine July 1959 Volume 10, No 11

Road & Track The Motor Enthusiasts' Magazine July 1959 Volume 10, No 11

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Not Stated, Road & Track: 1959

Seller ID: 023233

Condition: Fair


76 page motoring magazine. Wrappers are a little creased and worn. Minor staining to front cover and first page. Articles include - Air conditioning your imported car, Let's not hop it Up & Three Designs for a US Formula Junior. Middle page is loose at top staple. View more info

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Meat to Eat

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Bath, Avon, The Royal Smithfield Club:

Seller ID: 023433

Condition: Fair


Card covers are creased but contents clean - apart from some light stains to the Left Overs page recipes on pages 72-73l . Subtitled "What to do.. Buy it, Cook it, Serve it". Undated but original price two shillings and sixpence. Includes a booklet entitled British Bacon makes a Meal. View more info

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Bartholomew's Revised "Half-Inch" Contoured Maps - Great Britain, Sheet 22 Mid-Wales

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Bartholomew:

Seller ID: 030955

Condition: Good


Printed on paper. Scale half inch to one mile. A very good clean copy of this 1950's map. View more info

Image for Glasgow and the Clyde Including Loch Lomond, Burns Country, Arran and the Trossachs. - Red Guide

Glasgow and the Clyde Including Loch Lomond, Burns Country, Arran and the Trossachs. - Red Guide

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co:

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 031598

Condition: Very Good


Clean bright copy of this guide in the popular Red Guide series. Undated circa 1950's. Includes fold out maps, plans and b/w illustrations. 144 pages. View more info

Image for Robin Hood and His Merry Men - Retold for the Younger Reader

Robin Hood and His Merry Men - Retold for the Younger Reader

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Spring Books:

Seller ID: 031895

Condition: Good


Early reader series No.28. Some rubbing to boards and light sunning to page edges. No date circa 1950/60's. Text block clean - 77 pages plus illustrated endpapers. View more info

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Electrical Who's Who 1952

By: Anon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Electrical Review Publications: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040131

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with usual markings. 1950's directory for the electrical profession and industry with details of all the men and women in prominent positions throughout the field and obituaries of those who have died since the last publication. A good clean hardback which has darkened to the spine and rubbed to corners. 322 pages. View more info

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Bartholomew's Revised "Half-Inch" Contoured Maps - Sheet 22 Mid-Wales

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Bartholomew:

Seller ID: 054485

Condition: Good


Printed on cloth. Scale half inch to one mile. A good clean copy of this 1950's map. Cover price 5/- net. View more info

Image for Bartholomew's Revised "Half-Inch" Contoured Maps - Great Britain, Number 5 New Forest

Bartholomew's Revised "Half-Inch" Contoured Maps - Great Britain, Number 5 New Forest

By: Anon s

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Bartholomew: 1959

Seller ID: 063383

Condition: Good


Printed on cloth. Scale half inch to one mile. A very good clean copy of this 1950's map. View more info

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Great Western Steam off the Beaten Track

By: Bannister, Geoffrey F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Truro, Cornwall, D. Bradford Barton: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 056890

ISBN: 085153161X

Condition: Very Good


Concentrates primarily on the rural branch line scene during the 1950's in the area roughly bounded by the counties of Stafford and Hereford, Merioneth and Cardigan. Clean square hardback in an price-clipped jacket. 96 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Written on Water

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Book Club: 1958

Seller ID: 049847

Condition: Good


Novel in which the disgraced son of a distinguished American admiral, moves to Mexico to start a shark-catching business and whose life becomes dominated by two women - Vida a beautiful, dignified dancer and Tracey a spoilt heiress. A good clean copy in square, tight binding though pages have tanned with age. Dustwrapper shows signs of wear with internally repaired tears and small loss to head of faded spine. 248 pages. View more info

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New Developments in Railway Modelling

By: Beal, Edward

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 056712

Condition: Good


Written in 1950 with the purpose of helping the railway modelling enthusiast to get up to scratch with recent developments connected with the craft and to offer new designs for standard features - with sections on The New Standards and Small Scales; Track and Layout; Locomotive Servicing Facilities; Passenger Station Equipment; Freight Handling etc. Square, tight hardback which has the odd mark to the covers and previous owner's name on front endpaper. Text block is clean,. Illustrated with b/w diagrams and line-drawings. 273 pages including adverts. View more info

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C'est Si Bon

By: Betti Henri (melody) Seelen Jerry (English Lyric) Hornez Andre (French Lyric)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Peter Maurice Music: 1950

Seller ID: 011352

Condition: Good


A piece of sheet music. Sung by Sylvie St. Clair in the Latin Quarter 1950. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Presenting Britain

By: Bolton, G. Douglas

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Oliver and Boyd: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031407

Condition: Very Good


Captures the spirit of 1950's Britain - scenes of outstanding natural beauty, buildings of architectural merit, and places rich in historical interest - in order to provide a memorable keepsake for both the stranger to Britain and for the native who wishes to know his own country more fully. Clean, bright copy in unclipped dustjacket. lllustrated with b/w and colour photographic illustrations. 200 pages including index. View more info

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The Centre Court Story

By: Brady, Maurice

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Sportsmans Book Club: 1959

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 049830

Condition: Very Good


Written in the 1950's it offers an overview of Wimbledon celebrities, capturing the spirit of their personalities including Gerald Patterson, Suzanne Lenglen, William M. 'Little Bill' Johnston, John Borotra, Mrs Helen Wills Moody, Henri Cochet etc. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has a couple of small internally repaired tears. 228 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info