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Image for The Engineer & Iron Trades Advertiser

The Engineer & Iron Trades Advertiser

By: A. R. Goldie, Glasgow

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Glasgow, A. R. Goldie, 28 Buchan Street,: 1895

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114422


A Large Boadsheet Newpaper, with plain and pictorial adverts in b/w, Advertising wares for the Engineer and Iron Trades. Some Articles included for Iron, steel, ship, electrical and railway trades, etc, etc. Very scruffy and heavily repaired (with clear archive tape) to the edges, etc, throughout, but near complete, just a little loss, here and there, and the main area of the paper is VERY clean and bright. Oddly paginated with 8 pages and (viii) pages marked 'Supplement... View more info

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Postcard Illustrated by Ethel Parkinson

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faulkner & Co (printed by): 1908

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003914


Colour illustration of mother/girl carrying a small girl, another child standing by her side. Greeting reads 'To greet you heartily with every good wish.' Written on the front by the previous owner/sender, with their name and date-1908. Stamped (Sent from South Shields) , postmarked, written on the reverse with a ? Christmas & New Year Greeting but this is obscured, as there is something all over the back as if it had been stuck in an album (but not sticky). Front illust... View more info

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THE NEW BOOK of GAMES

By: ANON

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, THE Syndicate Publishing Co Ltd (for Allied Newspapers Ltd): 1945

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 50166


No Date (c. 1940/50s). An Unusual 'Games' Book consisting of various playing 'Boards', and the text with Instructions and Diagrams of 'How to play them'. The Centre text pages, printed on cheaper paper, have lots of different b/w Games/Puzzles, a little 'Magic' and 'how to play them', etc, some illustrated... IN THE LOOP on the SPINE is a CARDBOARD TUBE containing DICE (2 die) and paper-covered card COUNTERS FOR PLAYING...' THE GAME OF FOOTBALL', 'THE TEST MATCH', 'THE A... View more info

Advertising Leaflet - Chas T Robey, Ltd. Wireless Warehouse Coventry.

By: Anon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Coventry,

Seller ID: 106754


Firm states 'Established in Coventry for 40 years'. Robey sold lots of other things including Bicycles and Baby Carriages (Prams) - that I know about!. No Date ? 1930?, 1940s at the latest....no doubt a 'Radio Buff' will be able to say exactly? . This is an Illustrated, doubled sided, folding leaflet (from A3 to A4) describing 8 Wireless Radios with prices. They are all from 'The "Three Spires" Range - with illustrations and Prices. Presumably extracted fro... View more info

Advertising 'Poster'/Leaflet - Perambulators (Baby Cars) - Chas T Robey Ltd Babycar Warehouse Coventry

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Coventry,

Seller ID: 106755


No Date ? 1930?, 1940s at the latest. This is an Illustrated, doubled sided, folding leaflet (from Elephant Folio to A4) describing 14 'Baby Cars' (Prams) with pictures and prices. They are said to be 'Britain's most Beautiful Cars'! Presumably extracted from a larger catqalogue. Robey did Bicycles, Wireless Radios as well and many other items for the home, etc. Creasing to the folds, no inscriptions, clean and bright. Small tear to top edge, overall Very Good+. ... View more info

Advertising Leaflet - Remington Cycles (Bicycles) from Coventry

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Coventry, Chas T Robey Ltd. Britain's Largest Cycle Warehouse:

Seller ID: 106756


Folded sheet (folds out to small folio) illustrating various cycles with Illustrations, Details Prices and payment options, no marks, paper browning slightly at the edges with age, includes; The 3 speed Light Roadster, The Popular Lady's model, The 'All-Black' Roadster, The Black Tom, The Super Racer, etc. Leaflet Folds down to A5 size (8vo). Robey sold lots of other things including Wireless Radios and Baby Carriages (Prams) - that I know about!. No Date ? 1930?, ... View more info

Print By Arthur Baker - 'Our Dogs'

By: Anon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The Boy's Own Paper:

Seller ID: 106758


no date 1890/1910?. Large fold out Coloured print (glazed colour - similar to a chromolithograph) of various breed of DOGS in a barn - entitled 'Our Dogs'. Blank edges slightly chipped, 2 creases along picture where it has previously been folded. Colours bright. No other marks. One of those lovely coloured prints that were in 'The Boys Own Paper', 'The Boys Own Annual', and other similar turn of the century publications.; 106758; Approx 33 cm x 30 Cm View more info

How Skeleton Town Became Prosper Town. a Story of the King and Peter the Piper

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, A Wander Ltd:

Seller ID: 106887


Staples rusting, clean colour illustrated covers, NO INSCRIPTIONS, 16pp, illustrated in red and brown, Jecomalt (Ovaltine manufacturers) advertising ephemera. Jecomalt was a cod liver oil and malt extract health supplement. No date.; 106887; 9 x 15 Cm View more info

'GOLF' Birthday Card

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Seller ID: 106888


This card depicts, in full colour, a pair of ladies legs in (40's?) golf shoes with the lower half of a golf club by a 'hole' ready to make a golf swing and lettered " 'Birthday Greetings' Hope I've got the right Address" - Inside the double fold 'pop's -out' very slightly with the picture of a ladie golfer (slightly Donald McGill style) having made a swing - "I wish you all you care FORE - the 'Fore' above the red face and bent nose of a 'toff' whose be... View more info

Royal Review Worsley 1909

By: Anon

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Ashton U. Lyne., Horrocks and Co: 1909

Seller ID: 107806


Card covers, previously repaired at edges. Chipping with a little loss. Corners torn with loss. Colour portrait of King George to front cover with gilt/white decorations. In protective plastic case. First page and cover is detached from rest of booklet. Includes; A Message of Praise for the East Lancashire Division of the Territorial army, The Royal Visit to Manchester, Particulars of the units engaged in the March past, Recruits standard of heights and weights, mobiliza... View more info

Popeye and His Friends . Painting Book

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Birn Brothers Ltd.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112107


Delightfully illustrated card covers. No dustjacket, as issued. There are light smudge marks to the card covers and the paper is uniformly cream. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. Charmingly illustrated throughout in b/w with some colour. The drawings have not been coloured in so this an ideal book for the collector. Overall, this is a Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. "This colouring-in story book is a wonderful example of PopEye Epheme... View more info

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Twenty-Four Costumes of Wales

By: Anon

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Germany, Made in Germany: (1880)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114019


Blue cloth-covered boards with a untitled plain cloth spine. The front board has the title, decorative borders and an heraldic 'Welsh Dragon' tooled in gilt on the front cover, the gilt a little dulled in places. The rear board has blind stamped decoration. The edges and corners are slightly rubbed here and there. NO date or publisher shown other than 'Made in Germany' on the bottom of the front board. This type of publication was usually sold as a gift 'souvenir' and in... View more info

Image for Original Watercolour of DANBURY COMMON, Essex. UK

Original Watercolour of DANBURY COMMON, Essex. UK

By: Anon

Price: £55.00

Publisher: UK, None: 1866

Edition: None

Seller ID: 114020


Delightful Original Watercolour of Danbury Common, Essex, done (presumably? ) by a talented Victorian amateur hand. On the reverse of the watercolour there is written in old fading ink and entitled - 'Danbury Common, Essex, Sept 1866'. No artist named, and was discovered loose in a Mid Victorian Souvenir book, so no provenance either. Measures 12 cm x 8.8 cm. A most attractive ORIGINAL Mid-Victorian Watercolour. See Images. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall View more info

Image for The Original, Amazing Dancing Charlie Illusion A Charlie Chaplin ' Dancing Charlie '

The Original, Amazing Dancing Charlie Illusion A Charlie Chaplin ' Dancing Charlie '

By: Anon

Price: £158.00

Publisher: UK, World Copyright - British Made: (1924)

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114376


The Original Amazing Dancing Charlie Illusion - Moveable card puppet/doll set, complete with Original envelope and Instructions. The Charlie Chaplin figure, with his signature mustache and bowler cap, is decked out in a red waistcoat with a matching red bow tie and orange-red flower. His legs are jointed at the hips and knees to move freely. A very good unusual animated item - a dancing articulated card model of Charlie Chaplin which can be made to 'dance' following the ... View more info

Image for Guinness Advertising - a ' Guinness is Good for You ' Alice in Wonderland Themed Advert from the Illustrated London News November 1954. Featuring the Mad Hatter and Alice, etc, with a Guinness Version of Louis Carroll's ' The Mad Hatter's Tea Party'.

Guinness Advertising - a ' Guinness is Good for You ' Alice in Wonderland Themed Advert from the Illustrated London News November 1954. Featuring the Mad Hatter and Alice, etc, with a Guinness Version of Louis Carroll's ' The Mad Hatter's Tea Party'.

By: Arthur Guinness, Son & Co. , Advertising Dept.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, The Illlustrated London News. Arthur Guinness Son and Co: 1954

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114574


ORIGINAL Vintage Full Colour illustrated Advert for Guinness in The Illustrated London News, June 1954, with a Carroll / Guinness text and with colour iIllustrations loosely based on Sir John Tenniel's illustrations. Illustrations depict a table set for lunch with a Clock, Alice, The Mad Hatter and a (grey! ) Rabbit. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Very CLEAN & BRIGHT, EXCELLENT condition. Full page colour illustration of the Mad Hatters 'lunch' party. Text reads "Your watch, I dar... View more info

Advertising Art of Steiff . Teddy Bears and Playthings

By: Ayers, Dottie & Donna Harrison

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Maryland, Hobby House Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111966


Dark blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is some very light edge-wear and a couple of closed tears to the dustjacket covers which are neatly repaired to the inside with clear archive tape, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 127 pp. Illustrated with colour and b/w plates. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Ex... View more info

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Towards the Light

By: Bibby, Joseph (and Others)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Liverpool, J. Bibby & Sons, Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114385


Slightly smaller that a 'Bibby's Annual' - but definitely from the same family - the format is the same. Brilliantly colour printed to both sides of the stiff illustrated card covers. The covers have a little edgewear / rubbing / creasing but no tears, and this is a complete and a lovely example of this early 1930s publication. Sewn binding, though oddly there is a 'rust' spot in the inner gutter, maybe the twine used rusted slightly? Measures c 13" x 9 1/2". The... View more info

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Original Vintage Postcard - The PEEK-A-BOO HUNTER

By: Chloe Preston

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford: 1923

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114413


Original Vintage Postcard - The Peek-a-Boo Hunter - The stamp/date on the reverse shows 1923. The first Peek-a- Boo book was published in 1910 - with Humphrey Milford taking over the publishing in 1920 - so this is likely to have been published between 1920 and this postal date of 1923. The image in a single gold border is of a Peek-a-Boo on a horse with 3 Beagle Dogs around him. The text in gold under the image reads "The Peek-a-Boo hunter looks around for the fox h... View more info

Image for Model of a Horizontal Steam Engine furnished with Meyer's Variable Expansion Gear for the use of General Readers and Elementary Engineering Students.  With a Brief Description of the Parts and the Method of Working and Discussion and Explanation of Zeuner's Valve Diagrams, by Chr. Volkert, Engineer, Nurnberg.

Model of a Horizontal Steam Engine furnished with Meyer's Variable Expansion Gear for the use of General Readers and Elementary Engineering Students. With a Brief Description of the Parts and the Method of Working and Discussion and Explanation of Zeuner's Valve Diagrams, by Chr. Volkert, Engineer, Nurnberg.

By: Chr. Volkert Engineer, Nurnberg. translated and edited by Arnold Philip. Assoc. R. S. M. , B. Sc.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, George Philip & Son,: 1896

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114013


In beige based paper-covered stiff card covers with a black cloth spine. The front cover is pictorial and the rear cover is plain. There is some edge chipping/rubbing to the boards - mainly just to the corners/bottom edge of the plain rear board. All corners a bit rubbed/creased. Endpapers and the page fore-edges browned. Text block is a little loose in the boards but the sewn binding is holding tight. Internally NO Inscriptions or major marks - just the odd light (foxin... View more info

The Advertising Art of J & J Colman Ltd Yellow, White & Blue

By: Colman's

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Norwich, Norwich School of Art: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112060


Laminated decorated card covers. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are smudge marks and specs to the card covers. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. 84 pp. Illustrated with b/w and colour plates. Overall, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure, 'Very Good Plus' copy. "This work is a must for the student of pop art and advertising." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info