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Phonography; or the Writing of Sounds. In two parts, viz. locography, or universal writing of speech; and musicography, or symbolical writing of music; with a short hand for both., De STAINES, V.D.:
21 De STAINES, V.D.: Phonography; or the Writing of Sounds. In two parts, viz. locography, or universal writing of speech; and musicography, or symbolical writing of music; with a short hand for both.
London: Effingham Wilson. 1842 2nd edition. 
Tall 8vo. In dark green cloth blind embossed covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Corners slightly bumped. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Many pages uncut/unopened. Else a very clean and tight copy. 208pp. With 9 plates. This rare book covers the nature and history of the recording of sound in writing. The author describes the development of speech, writing, and alphabets and proposes a new series of characters to improve accuracy. The second part of the book is concerned with music, and again, the author proposes an improved method. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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A Brief History of The Royal Society. (1660-1960), E. N. da C. ANDRADE:
22 E. N. da C. ANDRADE: A Brief History of The Royal Society. (1660-1960)
The Royal Society 1960 (1st.). 
Tall 8vo. Red cloth gt. Small number on inside front cover. Very Good, in slightly rubbed / sl. marked dustwrappers. 14 photo. plates. 28 pp. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Words To Rhyme With, For Poets and Song Writers., ESPY, W. R.:
23 ESPY, W. R.: Words To Rhyme With, For Poets and Song Writers.
Macmillan Press 1986 (1st.). 
Lg. 4to. Black cloth gt. Fine in very good dustwrapper (dw: a few minor tears in edges). 656 pp. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Where Beards Wag All. The Relevance of the Oral tradition. With illustrations by David Gentleman., EVANS, GEORGE EWART:
24 EVANS, GEORGE EWART: Where Beards Wag All. The Relevance of the Oral tradition. With illustrations by David Gentleman.
London. Faber and Faber. 1971 reprint. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In mauve cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 296pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Ownerís bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Vivid oral testaments from men and women born near the end of the nineteenth century. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Cottage Industries., FILBEE, MARJORIE:
25 FILBEE, MARJORIE: Cottage Industries.
David and Charles. Newton Abott. 1982 1st edition. 
Size 7.5 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 232pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine faded. Not price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. The author discusses a wide range of cottage indistries including lace making, spinning, weaving, knitting, textile printing, basketmaking, pottery, metal and leather working and more. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Smoking: 500B.C. - A.D.1936, GILBERT, MARK:
26 GILBERT, MARK: Smoking: 500B.C. - A.D.1936
New Forest 1936 
Small. In orange limp covers with red print to cover. 8pp. In very good condition. Small marks on front cover.Small indentations on first page. Original order form loose insert in back. A short history of smoking and tobacco. Covers its use in America and growing tobacco in Britain. Promotes the authorís cigarettes made from home grown tobacco. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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CPC Europe. A family of food companies. Foreword by Leo Tindemans., GREEN, DANIEL:
27 GREEN, DANIEL: CPC Europe. A family of food companies. Foreword by Leo Tindemans.
Publications for Companies. 1979 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In green cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. 403pp. With b/w and colour photographs, illustrations and maps. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; light scratches. Slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. The story of one of the first United States corporations to establish companies throughout Europe. The companies concerned are food companies and include Brown and Polson and Knorr. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Musical Educator. A Library of Musical Instruction by Eminent specialists. In 5 volumes., GREIG, JOHN:
28 GREIG, JOHN: The Musical Educator. A Library of Musical Instruction by Eminent specialists. In 5 volumes.
London, Caxton Publ.Comp. (n.d.). ca. 1920. 
5 vols complete. Tall 8vo. (10.5 x 7.5 inches.) Nice dark green pictorial cloth covers lettered in gold and decorated with attractive printed art noveau design. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped, some rubbing to edges and corners. Some minor rubbing and a couple of small marks to boards. Endpapers darkened. Some plates with faint stain across top edge, otherwise inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 15 plates, plus portrait plates. Numerous other illustrations including a folding chart and table. Approx. 200 pages per volume. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Battle Dress., GUN BUSTER:
29 GUN BUSTER: Battle Dress.
Hodder & Stoughton. 1943 repr. 
Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In grey cloth covers with red lettering to spine and front. With pictorial dustwrapper. 255pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed at ends. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Gun Buster was the pseudonymous author of a series of novels about the British exploits in World War II. His works have been attributed to John Charles Austin and his son, Captain Richard Campion Austin (1912Ė2001), who was a captain in the Royal Artillery. (Wikipedia). This is the second of a total of five. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Complete Handyman., HAYWARD, CHARLES H.:
30 HAYWARD, CHARLES H.: The Complete Handyman.
Evans Brothers, London. 1960 
Bound in original black cloth with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. 344pp. Prof. ills. with b/w line drawings and diagrams. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine faded. Slight rubbing to front). Not price clipped. Clean inside. Chapters Include; Exterior and Interior Decorations; Brickwork; Water Systems; Windows and Staircases. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Cassellís Concise Cyclopaedia. With Numerous Illustrations. Cheap Weekly Edition. Price 1d., HEATON, WILLIAM (ed):
31 HEATON, WILLIAM (ed): Cassellís Concise Cyclopaedia. With Numerous Illustrations. Cheap Weekly Edition. Price 1d.
London: Cassell & Co. 1896 
Tall 8vo. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and covers. 42 parts all in their original wrappers. 1340pp. Illustrated With Frontispiece, black and white illustrations. In very good condition. The wrappers themselves are in good condition, although the edges have creases with some tears. Inside text is clean. Most pages are unopened. The cloth folder is a little soiled. Very RARE to see these complete in all original wrappers. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Social Change. Josiah Mason lectures delivered at the University of Birmingham., HOGBIN, IAN:
32 HOGBIN, IAN: Social Change. Josiah Mason lectures delivered at the University of Birmingham.
Watts. 1958 1st edition 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 257pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along top edge. Light scratches and small marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. The author was an anthroplogist at the University of Sydney. Much of his time was spent with native populations in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. Here he considers theories of social change and social continuity. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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the Essayes of a Prentise, in the Divine Art of Poesie Edinburgh 1585 & a Counterblaste to Tobacco. London 1604., JAMES VI. of SCOTLAND, I of ENGLAND.
33 JAMES VI. of SCOTLAND, I of ENGLAND. the Essayes of a Prentise, in the Divine Art of Poesie Edinburgh 1585 & a Counterblaste to Tobacco. London 1604.
london 1869 
Small. In dark grey card covers with gilt and black to front. 120pp. plus16pp. pubs. cat. In good condition. Spine rubbed with slight at lower hinge, board still attached. Covers slightly rubbed at edges. Hinge slightly cracked inside front cover.owners inscription on front endpaper. Small marks on one or two pages. Some peoms by James Stuart, some poems translated by him and his famous Counterblaste to Tobacco, written in 1604. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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A German Identity 1779-1990., JAMES, HAROLD:
34 JAMES, HAROLD: A German Identity 1779-1990.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1989 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 240pp. With b/w illustrations. In fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author considers the nature of German Identuity and what has influenced it over two centuries. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The True Drunkard's Delight., JUNIPER, WILLIAM:
35 JUNIPER, WILLIAM: The True Drunkard's Delight.
The Unicorn Press Ltd. London 1933. 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In maroon cloth covers with paper title labelto spine. In good condition. Spine a little faded due to sunlight. Some very slight staining to cover. Inside clean and tight. No inscriptions or other marks. With spare title label at back. 375pp. The book is an attempt in a collection of brave and witty things from English verse and prose, to set forth, in gratitude for Bacchus’ bounty, The Whole Art and Philosophy of Drinking, to which are added a garland of Convivial Songs such as may, in praise of proper Liquor, be sung by the roaring boys of Elysium and echoed by all choice spirits here below, some account of drinking customs with a selection of toasts, a gallery of notable drunkards, a dictionary of drinking slang, a digest of drunkards law, and a collection of tried and approved recipes, together with an examination of tee-totaliasm and its miserable songs, an account of some lively deaths and a selection of drunkards epitaphs. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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A History of Erotic Literature., KEARNEY, PATRICK J.:
36 KEARNEY, PATRICK J.: A History of Erotic Literature.
Parragon 1982 1st edition. 
Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. Not price clipped. A clean and tight copy. 192pp, illustrated in colour and black and white. Written and pictorial erotica from the sixteenth to the twentieth century is explored. Includes references to Oscar Wilde, Alexander Pope, Guy de Maupassant, Marquis de Sade, as well as many others. Chapter notes, bibliography, illustration sources and index. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Living in towns; selected research papers in urban sociology of the Faculty of Commerce and Social Science University of Birmingham. Selected Research Papers in Urban Sociology., KUPER, LEO (ed.):
37 KUPER, LEO (ed.): Living in towns; selected research papers in urban sociology of the Faculty of Commerce and Social Science University of Birmingham. Selected Research Papers in Urban Sociology.
The Cresset Press 1953 (1st.). 
Black cloth gt. Fore-edge and endpapers slightly foxed. Very good in very good dustwrapper Some text illustrations. 370 pp. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Leather Dressing, Including Dyeing, Staining & Finishing. Second edition, revised and enlarged., LAMB, M.C.:
38 LAMB, M.C.: Leather Dressing, Including Dyeing, Staining & Finishing. Second edition, revised and enlarged.
London. Anglo-American Technical Co. 1909 
In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. 498pp. 24pp.cat. 18pp patterns at back plus many in text. With b/w photo plates and fold out plan of factory. Plus line drawings, diagrams and engravings in text. In good condition. Spine rubbed at ends with small chips at top and small chip half way down. Small marks and stains to covers. Front endpaper absent. Some pages slightly warped esp. towards back. Else clean and tight inside. This was the first and doubtless the best book to treat dyeing, staining and finishing as a subject separate from preparatory tanning. Has a great many examples which are still clean and bright. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Somerset Legends., LAWRENCE, BERTA:
39 LAWRENCE, BERTA: Somerset Legends.
David and Charles. Newton Abbot. 1973. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 179pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings in text. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along edges. not price clipped). Bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Collection of Legends from Somerset concerning Saints, Kings, Monmouth, Rogues and Criminals. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Astrology for All. Individual and Personal Characteristics as Represented by the Sun and Moon. Fifth Edition Enlarged. (Formerly Issued as Astrology for All, Part I.) "Astrology without Calculations". "Astrology for All" Series - Vol I., LEO, ALAN:
40 LEO, ALAN: Astrology for All. Individual and Personal Characteristics as Represented by the Sun and Moon. Fifth Edition Enlarged. (Formerly Issued as Astrology for All, Part I.) "Astrology without Calculations". "Astrology for All" Series - Vol I.
Modern Astrology Office.. London. 1921 5th edition. 
Size 7.0 x 9.75 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. 336pp. 10pp cat. With astrological charts Sun and Moon tables. In very good condition. Small marks to boards. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Introduction to Astrology from the 1930s. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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