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The Modern Sphinx: a Collection of Enigmas, Charades, Rebuses, Double Acrostics, Triple Acrostics, Anagrams, Logogriphs, Metagrams, Square Words, Verbal Puzzles, Conundrums, etc.

By: N/A

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Griffith and Farran: 1873

Seller ID: 35044

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Illustrated dk blue boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked; gilt titling on front still quite bright. Spine a little creased, and has been repaired with adhesive at some point -- the original decoration + titling is thus a little obscured. Binding tight. Bookseller's tick on front pastedown. ; 8vo (4 1/2" x 7"); 343 pages View more info

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Modern Patchwork.

By: Agutter, Margaret

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. .: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32264

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Decorated d/jkt, unclipped; somewhat worn and marked, with losses. Pale brown boards, lightly marked; green spine. Owner's name on front endpaper. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (5" x 7"); 56 pages View more info

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Bassett-Lowke Model Shipping Engineering Catalogue

By: Bassett-Lowke Ltd

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Northampton, Bassett-Lowke Ltd: 1952

Seller ID: 32070

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled book -- stapling clean and intact. Illustrated blue + yellow paper wrappers; very intact, but a little frail; a trifle marked; small split in front leading edge. pp crisp and clean. B/w illustrations. The thing is undated, but a separate price list for Autumn 1952 is laid-in. The range of products is amazingly large and sophisticated - model steam boats, model steam trains, model steam engines, signals, rolling stock, electric motors, etc., etc., in fact everythi... View more info

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Fifty Years of Model Making: The Story of Bassett-Lowke Ltd from the Turn of the Century

By: Bassett-Lowke Ltd

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Basset-Lowke Ltd: ca 1950

Seller ID: 35157

Condition: Good


Staple booklet -- stapling slightly oxidized, but intact. Illustrated paper wrappers -- detached, but present. B/w illustrations. Bassett-Lowke was founded at the end of the 19th century, and produced detailed model trains & ships, as well as narrow-gauge railways. ; Landscape 8vo (9" x 6"); 64 pages View more info

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Bassett-Lowke price list -- ca 1958

By: Bassett-Lowke Ltd

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Basset-Lowke Ltd: ca 1958

Seller ID: 35160

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled booklet -- stapling clean. Illustrated paper wrappers, a trifle marked. B/w illustrations. Bassett-Lowke was founded at the end of the 19th century, and produced detailed model trains & ships, as well as narrow-gauge railways. Undated, but there is a feature on the English Electric Deltic Locomotive, and a specific reference to its adoption by British Railways in April 1958 ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 128 pages View more info

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Bassett-Lowke price list -- ca 1961

By: Bassett-Lowke Ltd

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Basset-Lowke Ltd: ca 1961

Seller ID: 35161

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled booklet -- stapling slightly oxidized, but intact. Illustrated pale green paper wrappers, a trifle marked; small nick in rear wrapper. B/w illustrations. Bassett-Lowke was founded at the end of the 19th century, and produced detailed model trains & ships, as well as narrow-gauge railways. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 120 pages View more info

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Scale Model Ships. Bassett-Lowke price list -- July 1931

By: Bassett-Lowke Ltd

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Basset-Lowke Ltd: 1931

Seller ID: 35162

Condition: Good


Illustrated dk blue paper wrappers, somewhat marked and worn. Spine worn; stitched binding intact, but exposed. Ownership marks inside front wrapper and on front endpaper. B/w illustrations. Bassett-Lowke was founded at the end of the 19th century, and produced detailed model trains & ships, as well as narrow-gauge railways. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 94 pages View more info

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Bassett-Lowke price list -- ca 1936

By: Bassett-Lowke Ltd

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Basset-Lowke Ltd: ca 1936

Seller ID: 35163

Condition: Good


Illustrated dk blue paper wrappers, somewhat marked and worn; front wrapper missing; rear wrapper detached, but present. Spine worn; stitched binding intact, but exposed. B/w illustrations, including models of the Graf Zeppelin, The Queen Mary and the SS Normandie. Bassett-Lowke was founded at the end of the 19th century, and produced detailed model trains & ships, as well as narrow-gauge railways. NB: Picture is of the REAR wrapper. Undated, but internal evidence sugge... View more info

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Power Models Metals 1934

By: Charles A. Cole

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ventura, CA, Charles A. Cole: 1934

Seller ID: 35159

Condition: Good+


Stapled booklet -- stapling slightly oxidized, but intact. Plain white paper wrappers (illustrated on rear); a little marked. B/w illustrations. Calling all boys! Build your own scale model trains and boats. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 80 pages View more info

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Boucher Scale Models, Model Boats

By: H.E. Boucher Manufacturing

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, H.E. Boucher Manufacturing: 1928

Seller ID: 35158

Condition: Good+


Stapled booklet -- stapling clean and intact. Illustrated white paper wrappers; a trifle marked. B/w illustrations. 1928 price list: fascinating! Strange to think that the young lad featured on the cover would be up to his neck in the real things only a few years later. fighting the Japs or the Nazis. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 40 pages View more info

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Bassett Lowke Ltd Scale Model Engines; Boilers, Fittings, Castings, Dynamos, Railway Models Etc. Catalogue Section 'B'

By: Ltd, Bassett Lowke

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Northampton, Bassett Lowke Ltd.: 1934

Seller ID: 31859

Condition: Fair


Original pictorial stiff card wrappers, December 1934 edition, spine damaged, covers worn, internally complete, numerous illustrations. ; 6" x 9"; 90 pages View more info

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Catalogue 61 of Miniature Engine Casting and Blueprints -- ca 1935

By: Octura Models

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Park Ridge, Ill, Octura Models: ca 1935

Seller ID: 35165

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled booklet -- stapling clean and intact. Illustrated grey + pale brown paper wrappers. B/w illustrations.; 8vo (7" x 9"); app 36 pages View more info

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From Kitchen To Garret, Hints For Young Householders

By: Panton, Mrs. J.E.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1890

Edition: Seventh

Seller ID: 32268

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Illustrated dk red buckram boards (no d/jkt); a little marked; bevelled edges - edges a trifle faded; binding tight. Gilt titling still quite bright. B/w illustrations. Fascinating insight into late-Victorian domesticity. ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 243 pages View more info

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A Textbook of Needlework, Knitting and Cutting Out, with Methods of Teaching

By: Rosevear, Elizabeth

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1902

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 32265

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Decorated pale brown boards (no d/jkt); a little marked and worn; weat ro head and tail of spine. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (5" x 7"); 541 pages View more info