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19716. "Tarbart": Games of Patience illustrated by numerous diagrams.

London: Thos. De La Rue & Co. second edition 1921. 17 x 11 cm. ii+218 (6) pp. illustrated, black and gilt blocked edge embossed, red boards, owner's name on ffep, in very good condition. 12.00


8014. Bassett-Lowke Ltd.: Model Supplies Railways. Ships. Engines. Accessories.

Northampton: Bassett-Lowke 1951. Stock list of Model Engineering Supplies. 23 by 15.5 cms. 60 pp. illustrated, loose insert 8pp price list, staples rusty, some age wear but generally in very good condition 15.00


7999. Berkeley: Ecarte and Euchre.

London: George Bell & Sons, 1892. The Club Series. vii + 79 + ii pp. 17 x 12 cm. Black-blocked pictorial gray-green cloth boards. No dw. Lots of diagrams and tables. Some wear to boards. The inside front cover advertises Bohn's Handbook of Games, followed by six pages - Opinions of the Press, The Club Series, The All-England Series, The New Webster, Chess Player's Annual and Telegraphic Chess Codes, and Bell's Books for Chess Players. There is inserted loose a two-page advertisement for Webster's Dictionary, detailing its use by the Lord Chief Justice, the Chief Justice of the Surpeme Court of the US, and its use in court when Mr Justice Bruce sent for it to determine the meaning of the word "squirm". At the end is a two-page list of Handbooks of Athletic Sports, with Opinions of the Press inside the back cover. 30.00


13922. Boy Scouts Association Imperial Headquarters and Robert E. Young: Boy Scout Tests and How to Pass Them Complete Instruction in all the Tests.

Glasgow: Brown, Son and Ferguson revised edition 1943. This is an abridged War Edition, the Airman badge has been deleted and other badges have been suspended because of the extreme shortage of paper. The pagination however has been retained as it previously was. 808 pp. illustrated, softcovers, showing some wear but a nice survival from the second world war. 25.00


7994. Butcher's: British Cameras and How to Use Them.

Butcher's, 1923. ii + xxxii + 176 + ii pp. 18 x 10.5 cm. There are two pages of advertisements, followed by 32 pages: "Photography by Simple Methods - Written & Illustrated by Harold G Grainger, Author of 'Photography in the Home' - with a Price List of British Made Cameras and Accessories". This covers everything you needed to know about cameras, film, and developing. and is illustrated with plates and diagrams. The next 176 pages is "Butcher's British Carbine Cameo, Klimax & Pressman Cameras and Other Photographic Apparatus 1923. This illustrates and describes lenses, shutters, 30 cameras - including 2 Kinematogragh cameras, 8 enlargers, easels, lamps, condensers, albums, frames, mounts, backcloths, negative boxes, chemicals, instruments, protective clothing, tanks, drainers, clocks, thermometers, dishes, lamps, meters, flashes, filters, measures, frames, trimmers, retouching equipment, scales, timers, squeegees, tripods, unipods, levels, view finders, plate washers, print washers, plates, film, papers, postcards, home projector (illustrated), and lanterns, with dozens of further illustrations and diagrams. The calalogue has an index, and is followed by two further pages of advertisements. At page 33 a 4-page leaflet advertising the "Little Nipper"camera and developing and printing outfit, and postcard printer is tipped in. There are further advertisements on the inside of the front and back card covers. The outside back cover is printed with a coloured advertisement for Carbine Film. The coloured front cover carries a picture of a child using a very large Pressman Camera, and a panel in which is printed "John Bell, Camera Specialist, 10 Lower Garfield Street, Royal Avenue, Belfast". 35.00


16178. C.H. Johnston & Sons, Ltd.: Johnson Portable Machines.

Manchester: C.H. Johnston & Sons, Ltd, c1930. Folding pamphlet of eight double-sided panels, opening out to 52 x 45 cm. Thirty-right illustrations, plus diagrams. In good condition. 15.00


7997. Cussans, John E: The Grammar of Heraldry: Containing a Description of all the Principal Charges used in Armory, the Signification of Heraldic Terms, and the Rules to be Observed in Blazoning and Marshalling; .

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1866. The title of this book continues "together with the Armorial Bearings of all the Landed Gentry in England prior to the Sixteenth Century." x + 100 pp. + 32-page General List of Works, dated July 1864, published by Messrs. Longman, Green, and Co. 18 x 12.5 cm. Gold blocked red cloth boards. No dw. "Illustrated with One-Hundred-And-Ninety-Six Engravings". Wear to spine extremities has been professionally restored. 25.00


7922. East Anglian Cyclemotor Club. National Autocycle Cyclemotor Club.: Buzzing The Newsletter of the East Anglican Cyclemotor Club, The National Autocycle and Cyclemotor Club.

Suffolk: 1982-1995. 21 by 15 cms. TWO SETS - no.1: A run of 48 issues, plus one duplicate, from Vol 1 No 1 Spring 1982 to Vol 10 number 6 Dec. 1991. All in very good, mint condition. Vol 1 no 1- 4, Vol 2 no 1-4, Vol 3 no. 1-4 ( these 11 early issues are reprints) then originals, vol 3 no. 4. vol 4 to vol 10 are complete runs, four issues a year to vol 6, then six issues annually thereafter. I duplicate issue vol 7 no 2. It changed its name from the magazine of the E.A.C.C. to that of the N.A.C.C. during publication. All contained in a black, unlabelled Archive box. SET 2: A run of 24 issues, plus one duplicate, from Vol 11 No 1 Feb. 1992 to Vol 14 number 6 Dec. 1995. All in very good, mint condition. Vol 11, nos 1-6, Vol 12 nos 1-6, Vol 13 nos 1-6, Vol 14 nos 1-6, a duplicate of vol 13 no 3. All contained in a maroon, unlabelled Archive box. Plus a couple of inserts from Les Amis du Velosolex. These two sets give a near mint collection of the first 72 issues covering 13 years. 50.00


20437. Feldman, David and William Kane: Handbook of Irish Postal History to 1840.

Dublin: Published by the David Feldman 1975. 22.5 x 15 cm. 131 pp. illustrated, gold blocked blue boards, in very good condition. 12.00


16179. George Routledge and Sons, Limited: The Gentleman's Letter Writer.

London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, c1894. Thirteenth Edition. 96 pp, + advertisements on eps. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Black-blocked orange cloth covers. The ads are fascinating. The front cover is stained, and a few pages are dog-eared. 15.00


2888. Grier, William.: The Mechanic's Pocket Dictionary .

Glasgow Blackie and Son 5th ed. 1839. 16 by 11 cms. 344 pp. quarter leather and marbled boards with leather corners, frontispiece. Being a notebook of technical terms, rules and tables in mathmatics for the use of millwrights, engineers, machine makers, founders, carpenters, joiners and students of natural philosophy. Inscribed to John McCance Ladybrook 28th May 1849. Formerly a student at Belfast Academy. Condition is overall good but there are a few small stains and the titlepage and frontispice are a bit grubby showing the kind of wear a user of the book would give it. 25.00


8177. Guild of Master Craftsman: Modelling and Miniature Crafts.

Lewes: A Guild of Master Craftsman Publication, 1986-1989. Issues 1-8. Each issue 29.5 by 21 cms. c. 92/96 pp. illustrated, card covers, all in very good condition. The magazine that becomes a collector's item. Very well produced and illustrated. 32.00


19677. Hasluck, Paul: Electro-Plating.

London: Cassell and Company reprinted Jan. 1926. 17 x 10 cm. 160 pp. with numerous engravings and diagrams, new red cloth spine, in very good condition. A popular little guide to the process. 10.00


19636. Hoffer, L.: Chess.

London: George Routledge and Sons seventh edition n.d. (c.1901) "The "Oval" series of Games."15.5 + 10.5 cm. x+245+32 pp. illustrated with 69 figures, red boards with vignette on the front board, minor wear otherwise in good condition. 12.00


10559. Howard, Marian B: Those Fascinating Paper Dolls An Illustrated Handbook for Collectors.

New York: Dover Publications, 1981. Originally published by Marian B. Howard in 1965. 307 pp. 28.5 x 21 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers. Some wear to covers, and sunned spine. 12.50


14510. Hoyle, Edmond: Mr Hoyle's Games of Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Chess and Back-Gammon complete in which are contained the method of Playing and Betting at those Games, upon equal or advantageous terms.

London: Printed for Thomas Osborne, Stanley Crowder, Richard Baldwin n.d. Twelth edition 1760. Including the Laws of the Several Games. The Twelth Edition, to which is now first added, Two new cases at Whist never before printed; also The New Laws of the Game at Whist, as played at White's and Saunder's Chocolate Houses. 14.5 by 9.5 cms. x+214 pp. Separate title pages for different sections. The advertisment states that "No copies of this book are genuine, but what are signed by Edmond Hoyle and Thomas Osborne". Both signatures are there signed in ink. Recased in a modern full calf binding, gilt lining and blindstamped borders, and decorated edges to boards, five panelled spine with raised bands, gilt lining, gilt devices, and black and gilt spine label, new marbled endpapers, gold lined on pastedowns. Owner's old signature Aug 1854 on ffep. In very good condition. A scarce item. 250.00


16188. Ingram, H. St. John: How to Win at Bridge.

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950. 126 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Black- and red-printed textured gray card covers. Faint foxing on edges of print block, o/w vg condition. 25.00


6449. Jarvis: P. R: A Practical Weaving Course.

Manchester: Harlequin Press 1947. 152 pp. illustrated, very good in a rather worn dustwrapper. 10.00


14471. Jones, Bernard E.: The Handyman's 1000 Practical Receipts.

London: Cassell and Co. reprinted June 1917 First published Mar. 1913.155 pp. showing a little wear, a few light small stains, otherwise a good copy. A useful collection of recipes for all kinds of practical purposes. 10.00


10578. Kingsley, Rebecca: Dolls Houses.

London: Grange Books 1999. 21 by21 cms. 64 pp. illustrated, hardback, dustwrapper, in very good condition. A concise introduction to collecting Doll's Houses, and where to see, identify, buy and care for Doll's Houses, well illustrated. 8.00


13932. Klickman, Flora, editor: Hardanger and Cross-stitch Showing Handsome Hardanger Borders and Corners, Also Natural Designs in Cross-Stitch for Violets, Cyclamen, Creeping Jenny, Nasturtiums, Daisies, Roses, Fern, Daffodils, Clover, Cherries, Wild Birds, with Butterflies ...

London: The Office of "The Girl's Own Paper & Woman's Magazine", c1910. The Home Art Series. vii + 114 + v pp. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. Ten pages of advertisements. Profusely illustrated. Index. Pictorial front board, and advertisement on back board. Slight wear to front hinge, and two small scuffs to back board, o/w in good condition. 25.00


15912. Krall, Bertha C: Let's Play Games! Overseas Games and Competitions for all Occasions.

London: Edinburgh House Press, 1945. 31 pp. 18 x 12 cm. The booklet was compiled to help teachers use, creatively, many of the games children play. Printed card covers. Minor wear, otherwise good. 10.00


8015. Kure, Gottfried and Voice, David: Toy and Model Trams of the World Vol 1: Toys, Die Casts and Souvenirs.

Adam Gordon Buckinghamshire 2001. A description of toy and model trams around the world including trolleybuses, underground cars, funiculars and monorails. 29.5 by 21 cms. 128 pp. illustrated in colour, paperback, in mint condition. Manufacturer's index, 1800 items included, 480 manufacturer's names, historical summary, market price estimates. 15.00


8119. Lima: Lima Catalogo Generale of Train Models 1976

Vicenza: 1976. Ref. 092, 21.5 by 29 cms. 87 pp. illustrated, paper covers, text in Italian, German, French, Dutch, English, in very good condition. A terrific international train model catalogue from this Italian company. 8.00


20438. Lovegrove, J.W.: Herewith My Frank....

Bournemouth: Published by the author 2nd edition 1990. 25.5 x 16 cm. 131 pp. illustrated, gold blocked red boards, in very good condition, with a v.g. dustwrapper. As looose inserts an Errata /addenda and Supplements no 4,5,6,7. 20.00


20436. Mackay, James A.: Irish Postmarks since 1840.

Dumfries: Published by the Author 1982. 30 x 21 cm. 221 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. 20.00


8068. Mackenzie, A. W. N: Wolf Cub Tests and How to pass Them.

Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson thirteenth edition 1937. First published 1920. 18.5 by 12.5 cms. 44 pp. illustrated, paper covers, dusty covers, some wear otherwise in good condition. An early survival. 8.00


16083. Mellor, George E.: George E Mellor The Model Railway Specialist: Catalogue 1938/39 Edition.

Rhos on Sea, North Wales: George E Mellor, 1938. 46 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. "Window" in front cover to illustration on title page. Thirty plates, and lots of line drawings. Matt card covers. The order form at the end has been removed, there are two repaired tears to the front cover, and rusted staples, otherwise good. Loose invoice inserted. 15.00


7910. Model Bus Federation.: Model Bus Journal The Magazine of the Model Bus Federation.

no. 357 Jan 2001 - no. 375 July 2000. 21 by 15 cms. A consecutive run of 19 issues, all mint, as new in a dark blue binder with gilt spine title. 30.00


7909. Model Bus Federation.: Model Bus Journal The Magazine of the Model Bus Federation.

no. 333 Jan 1999 - no. 356 December 2000. 21 by 15 cms. A consecutive run of 24 issues, all mint, as new in a dark blue binder with gilt spine title. 30.00


7915. Model Bus Federation.: Model Bus Journal The Magazine of the Model Bus Federation.

no. 309 Jan 1997 - no. 332 Dec 1998. 21 by 15 cms. A consecutive run of 24 issues, all mint, as new in a dark blue binder with gilt spine title. 30.00


19487. O'Neill, Charles Patrick: Newspaper Stamps of Ireland.

Enniskillen: Watergate Press, 1978. 57 pp. 19 x 14.5 cm. Thirty illustrations. Gold-blocked burgundy boards. In very good condition, in a v.g. dw. A specialised area of interest where information may be very hard to come by. This work is both erudite and invaluable to the collector/ historian. 20.00


8568. Percival Marshall & Co.: Ships and Ship Models.

London: Percival Marshall & Co. Vol 1 No. 1 Sept. 1931. 23 by 15 cms. iv+32+vi pp. illustrated, drawings, diagrams, paper covers a small, faint museum library stamp on cover, covers slightly dusty otherwise very good. The very first issue of an excellent magazine which ran until 1939. 15.00


8335. Percival Marshall, editor: Model Steamers and Motor Boats How to Build and Run Them.

London: Percival Marshall & Co n.d. c.1930. 18 by 12.5 cms. 109pp. illustrated, diagrams, card covers. Marshall's Practical Manuals No. 11. Covers rubbed, some edge wear otherwise a very good tight copy. 15.00


15201. Radio Amateur Callbook: Foreign Radio Amateur Callbook

Lake Bluff, Illinois: Radio Amateur Callbook, Inc, 1983. Radio Amateurs Outside of the U.S.A. Volume 62 Number 1. 1206 pp. 27.5 x 21 cm. In good condition. Please note: unpacked weight 1,500g. 15.00


8121. Rivarossi: Rivarossi Catalogue 1969/70

Coma: 1969. 19.5 by 22.5 cms. 92 pp. illustrated, paper covers, English text, in very good condition. A good train, and tramway, model catalogue from this Italian company. 10.00


20439. Seaby, Peter: Coins and Tokens of Ireland Part 3.

London: Seaby Ltd1970. 19.5 x 12.5cm. 167 pp. illustrated, hardback, in very good condition. 10.00


12166. Smith, Stan: Experiment with Watercolours.

London: Quintet Publishing Ltd, 1989. 32 pp. 28 x 22 cm. Glazed illustrated card covers. Profusely illustrated in colour. Discusses materials and techniques. 10.00


15760. The Amateur Mechanic & Work Handbooks.: Poultry Houses and Appliances.

London: Cassell and Company, 1933. 155 pp. 18.5 x 12 cm. 256 illustrations. Pictorial matt card covers. Covers a bit rubbed, but overall good. 10.00


18102. The Post Office: Speed, Regularity and Security In Celebration of the Royal Mail.

London: The Post Office, 1984. 28 pp. 16.5 x 24 cm. 40 illustrations, many in colour, including 8 full-page illustrations. Glazed pictorial card covers, in good condition. A transparent panel on the front cover still protects the original strip of five 16p stamps issued in 1984 to celebrate 200 years of Royal Mail. 13.50


17358. Totten, Andrew J: The Tenth A Century of Scouting at the 10th Belfast.

Belfast: Tenth Belfast Scout Group, 2009. 302 pp. 31 x 21 cm. "Sixteen hundred images" in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed boards, in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition, almost as new. The 10th Group is based in Dundela in East Belfast. This may be the most comprehensive study of a single Scout group. Great photographs. A heavy book, 1.6 kg. 25.00


8596. Tri-ang Hornby: Tri-ang Hornby Model Railways.

Margate: Rovex Industries 13th edition 1967 Catalogue, 27.5 by 21.5 cms. 32 pp. illustrated in colour, paper covers. Showing some wear otherwise fair/good 8.00


8595. Tri-ang Hornby Minic: Tri-ang Hornby Minic Railways and Motor Racing.

Margate: Rovex Industries 14th edition 1968. Catalogue, 27.5 by 21.5 cms. 43 pp. illustrated in colour, paper covers. With inserted price list. 10.00


8012. W. & H. Models: Catalogue of Scale Model Equipment and Accessories.

London: W.& H. (models) Dec. 1971. 21.5 by 14cms. 152 pp. illustrated, faint ring mark on cover, minor wear otherwise good. A very detailed well illustrated catalogue from this London dealer. 15.00


15597. Whitley, Mrs Mary, editor: Every Girl's Book of Sport, Occupation and Pastime.

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1897. 21.5 by 15 cms. viii+504 pp. Illustrated front board and spine, blocked grey, green, black, and gold on pale blue. Girls, at this period, meant young women, and contributors include H.R.H. The Duchessof Teck. There are chapters on Dairy Farming, Servants and How to Treat Them, and How to Dress Tastefully. Prize bookplate for Ballymena Academy 1905 awarded to Roberta Acheson, on front pastedown. Bibliography. Index. Spine professionally relaid. Some wear and rubbing to boards but internally bright. A nice period item. 45.00


16992. Wilson, Hill, and George Mawhinney and Sam Moore: Be Prepared 100 Years of Scouting in Ards District.

Newtownards: Newtownards District Scout Council, 2012. vi + 143 pp. 24 x 16.5 cm. Profusly illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers. Two short clean cuts to the top of the front cover, and a cut on page 72/73, have been neatly repaired with peelable tape, o/w in very good condition. 18.00


17502. Young, Francis: Every Man His Own Mechanic A Complete and Comprehensive Guide to every description of constructive and decorative work that may be done by the amateur artisan at home and in the colonies with an Appendix presenting a review of new woods, etc.

London: Ward Lock & Co.,1891. Eighth edition. x + 924 pp. 23 x 15 cm. Illustrated with 850 engravings on wood. Gold- and black-blocked red boards. Inside gutters have been neatly strengthened in the past, otherwise very minor wear and in very good condition. Sections cover: Household Carpentry and Joinery, Ornamental and Constructional Carpentry and Joinery, and Household Art and Practice. Unpackaged weight 1,600g. 20.00

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