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12923. Daily Express: My Personal Book.

London: Daily Express, 1939. 64 pp. 28.5 x 21.5 cm. The book apparently locked at one time to maintain the privacy of the documents the owner might put in the front wallet. "Things you should know" includes Rights and Duties of Servants. There are sections on Insurance, Making a Will, Registration of Births and Deaths, Jury Service, Arranging a Wedding, Accounts, Weights and Measures, Perpetual Calendar, Health, Hygiene, Diet, Exercise, First Aid, and Infectious Diseases. There are sections to be filled in - Red Letter days, Accounts, and Addresses and Telephone Numbers (partly filled in). The final few pages are stained, and the oak strips protecting the fore-edges of the boards are splitting. An interesting example of a very early personal organiser. 10.00


12924. Fred Thornton: The Instanta Ledger 4/9.

St. Annes-on-Sea: The Instanta Publishing Company, 1930. 34 x 21.5 cm. 30 pp ruled black and red in columns, with "Simple Examples" of how to record Wages, Petty Cash, and Payments. 12pp ruled to record Daily Takings, with "Instructions". Four pages to record Payments; followed by a page each for "Monthly Quarterly & Yearly Takings, etc"; "Balance Sheet"; and "Year's Payments". Finally, there are 32pp ruled as at the beginning. An interesting example of a 1930s ledger designed for a small business. Very strong brown textured boards. Two ruled pages neatly removed from first section, o/w in very good condition. 18.00


13692. Gorell, Lord: The Illustrated Encyclopaedia.

London: Odhams Press Ltd, 1956. 1956 reprint of the 1953 edition. 960 pp. 24 x 17 cm. Profusely illustrated with plates - some in colour -, maps, diagrams, and drawings. Hardback. No dustwrapper, in v.g. condition. This is a VERY heavy book. 10.00


9169. Hawkes, Ellison: The Marvels and Mysteries of Science.

London: Odhams Press n.d. c.1939. 512 pp. illustrated,dark red boards, some spotting to title page, a little shaken, otherwise in good condition. 7.00


5008. ICS Reference Library: Elementary Mechanics Hydromechanics Pneumatics Heat Elementary Graphical Statics Strength of Materials.

Scranton: International Textbook Company, 1905. vi + c660 + xii pp. "Textbooks prepared for the Students of the International Correspondence Schools". Profusely illustrated. Half-leather. 10.00


14960. Irish Association for Documentation: Union List of Current Periodicals and Serials in Dublin Libraries 1959.

Dublin: National Library of Ireland, 1960. First Edition. (1) + ii + 155 pp + 1 page supplement. 32.5 x 20 cm. No dw. Gestetner or similar process, with printed cover and black spine strip. Two discreet ex-library marks. 35.00


7991. Itkin, Stanley: Successful Advertising for the Small Business Man.

London: Mills & Boon Limited, 1959. viii + 118 + ii pp. 22 x 14 cm. Gold-blocked blue boards, in good dw. Illustrated with numerous cartoons. Foxing to feps, and price altered on dw flap. 10.00


9105. Jago, William: Inorganic Chemistry Theoretical and Practical with an introduction to the principles of chemical analysis inorganic and organic. An elementary textbook.

London: Longmans, Green, and co. sixth edition 1884 x+263 pp. dark brown boards, owner's name on half title, boards rubbed and worn otherwise good, scarce. 30.00


9166. Jones, Alcwyn A. editor: Modern Heating and Ventilation.

London: The Caxton Publishing Company n.d.c.1935. Three Volumes, as issued. Vol. 1, xi+258 pp. Vol. 2, ix+275 pp. Vol. 3. ix+260 pp. illustrated, no dustwrappers, a small ink stain in the margin of two pages in vol 3, some fairly light foxing on pastedowns and endpapers, otherwise in very good condition. spines with gilt titles and lining all very bright. Published in the 1930's, owners name and date, Jany. 1936 on half title. 30.00


17112. Kempe, H. R. editor: The Engineer's Year-Book of Formulae, Rules, Tables, Data, & Memoranda for 1916 A Compendium of the modern practice of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Marine, Gas, and Mine Engineering.

London: Crosby, Lockwood and Son 1916. 18 by 12.5 cms. xliii+1690+cccxxxv pp. with1500 illustrations specially engraved for the work. (23rd year of publication). The covers show a little wear, gilt titling is a little faded, but internally the book is clean, tight, unannotated, and overall in rather good condition. A heavy book 1.5 kg. unpacked. 45.00


9098. Lardner, Rev. D.: A Treatise of Geometry, and its Application to the Arts.

London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans 1840. xxiv+314 pp. + tables, embossed green boards, generally rubbed, with wear to top of spine, library plate for Government School of Design Belfast on ffep and several stamps, Dept. of Practical Art Belfast on several pages including the title page. Otherwise in good condition. 23.00


978. Lempriere, J.: Bibliotheca Classica: or A Classical Dictionary; ... Proper Names ... Coins, Weights, and Measures.

London: Black, Young, and Young, 1832. Second edition, corrected, improved and enlarged. 1090 pp. 23 x 14 cm. Re-edited and revised by E.H.Barker with further corrections, etc by C. Anthon. Gold-blocked half leather and brown boards. Marbled edges. Slight scuff to rear board, otherwise in very good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,400 g. 23.00


15248. Mac Annaidh, Seamus: Fermanagh Books, Writers and Newspapers of the Nineteenth Century. A Bibliographical and Biographical Dictionary.

Enniskillen & Belfast: Marmara Denizi, 1999. 113 pp. 21 x 14.4 cm. An invaluable study, with biographies of over one hundred and twenty Fermanagh writers. Particularly useful list of pseudonyms. Index of titles. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. Appears to be fairly scarce. 40.00


9155. McKay, Robt. F.: The Theory of Machines.

London: Edward Arnold & Co. second edition, fifth impression 1929. viii+440+8 pp. diagrams, green boards, small dent tear/ in front board otherwise good. 8.00


6364. Moreri, Lewis, Edmund Bohun, Jeremy Collier et al: The Great Historical, Geographical and Poetical Dictionary; being a curious miscellany of sacred and profane history... collected from the best historians, chronologers and lexicographers... but more especially out of Lewis Morery, D.D. his sixth ed.

London: printed for Henry Rhodes, Luke Meredith, John Harris and Thomas Newborough 1694. Volume 1 and Volume 2 in one volume. Folio. Licence leaf dated 28th January 1691/2, precedes the title page which is in red and black, subscribers list, preface, no pagination, each page with double column text, with red and black title page for the second volume. a.e.g. Professionally recased in a black cloth binding with gilt spine title, new endpapers. The gilding on the page edges is now fairly rubbed. Internally very tight and clean, the final page has marginal chipping but unfortunately the penultimate page is missing except for a fragment, and the preceding page has a bottom corner torn off with some loss of text, otherwise in very good condition. This first English edition was translated and enlarged from Le Clerk's 6th edition of Moreri. vol. I, covers A to G, whilst vol. II, covers H to Z. A highly influential work first published in 1674 in Lyons it was eventually replaced by Diderot and the Encyclopaedie, though not before going through some 20 editions. This is a heavy book and additional postage will be needed. 950.00


9099. Morley, Arthur: Mechanics for Engineers A Text-Book of Intermediate Standard.

London: Longmans Green and Co. 1925. xi+290 pp. diagrams, green boards, good. 10.00


8392. Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency: A Guide to Popular First Names in Northern Ireland

Belfast: Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency, c1995 ii + 37 pp. 30 x 21 cm. The hundred top boys' names and girls' names in 1995 compared with 1990 and 1994 for NI, and then for each of the four Health and Social Services Board Areas. The glazed pictorial covers are rubbed. 20.00


12866. Shanahan, John M., editor: The Most Brilliant Thoughts of All Time (In Two Lines or Less).

New York: Cliff Street Books, 1999. First Edition. 324 pp. 19 x 16 cm. CD in pocket in rear board. "You don't have to be a genius to sound like one. Here's a collection of the most profound and provocative wit and wisdom in the English language in two lines or less. Edited by entrepreneur John M. Shanahan, who created the wildly successful Hooked on Phonics programme, this wonderful book presents the best that has been thought or said on every imaginable topic. Classified by such themes as Truth, Lies and Deception, Men, Women and Relationships and Passions, Virtues and Vices. These quotes contain timeless messages for all humankind." Gold-blocked red binding strip and dark-blue boards, in very good - intact - dw. 8.00


16847. Stoneman, DS and MM Bolt: Decimal Currency Made Easy A Pocket Program.

London: Ward Lock and Co Ltd,1971. 28 pp. 22 x 15.5 cm. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Plastic ring binding. Bizarre order of pages. 10.00


12394. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge: The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge Volume Xvii. Organ - Pertinax.

London: Charles Knight and Co. 1840. 28.9 by 19 cms. 510 pp. illustrated, half leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, six panelled spine, raised bands, spine label missing, edgewear and scuffing to boards and spine extremities but internally tight, clean, unmarked. 23.00

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