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Image for Dr Martens Air Wair with bouncing soles.

Dr Martens Air Wair with bouncing soles.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Air Wair Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03156

Condition: Very Good


This is the history of Dr Martens , how it transformed from a workwear boot that was at one point sold as a gardening shoe, into one of the definitive subcultural icons of the twentieth century? It is a strange story... There are bumps to the corners of the black boards, and the D/J shows light shelf-wear to its edges. Otherwise a tight and clean copy. View more info

Image for Morgan Grenfell 1838-1988: The Biography of a Merchant Bank

Morgan Grenfell 1838-1988: The Biography of a Merchant Bank

By: Burk, Kathleen

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, OUP Oxford: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02127

ISBN: 0198283067

Condition: Very Good


Based on a wide range of original sources, this book is probably unique as a banking history; no other book combines the unrestricted access to the bank's archives afforded to the author with a narrative of events up to the 1980's There is very light foxing to the top of the page edges. View more info

Forge and Founded in Cornwall

By: Ferguson John

Price: £11.30

Publisher: St Austell ,Cornwall, Cornish Hillside Publications: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01904

ISBN: 1900147114

Condition: Very Good


There were about sixty foundries and allied works throughout Cornwall in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They manufactured ironwork for local mining, farming and fishing industries ranging from hand tools to steam engines. They also produced items for the home such as 'slabs' , as well as street furniture including lamp posts, sign posts and railings. This comprehensive book describes these artifacts and lists places where they can be seen. There is light creasing to the edge of the front cover. View more info

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Farm Tractor : Advertising in America 1900 - 1960.

By: Fetherston , David.

Price: £11.30

Publisher: USA, Motorbooks International Publishers: 1996

Sellers ID: 02289

ISBN: 076030162X

Condition: Very Good


This book tells story of the American farm tractor in an exciting new way: through period advertising. The ads, from primitive black-and-white line drawings to beautiful four- colour photography, reflect development of the farm tractor and related machinery as well as the growth and increasing sophistication of the advertising and marketing trades. This book is filled with a collection of 50 colour and 100 black-and-white ads from more than 50 different companies. The covers and pages show a little shelf- ware with creasing to the corners. View more info

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John Norton & Sons ; Merchants of London & Virginia.

By: Frances Noton Mason

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Augustus M. Kelly , Publishers: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04422

Condition: Very Good


This is a new edition of a book first published in 1937. It contains a complete record of the colonial trade between a London merchant family and the colony of Virginia. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Image for Lucas: The First 100 Years Volume 1 The King of the Road and Volume 2 The Successors

Lucas: The First 100 Years Volume 1 The King of the Road and Volume 2 The Successors

By: Harold Nockolds

Price: £45.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1977

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04884

ISBN: 0715373064

Condition: Very Good


This is a two volume set of the company history of Joseph Lucas Ltd. The first volume is a 1977 reprint, the second volume is a 1978 first edition. The extremities show very light wear, there are also gift plates on the front end papers. The interiors of the D/w are lightly age stained. A good, tight two volume set. View more info