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B2049) Hope Works Ltd. Walsall. ANTIQUE IRONWORK 1963. Original catalogue. 11 5/8" x 8", 72 pages, illustrated in black and white throughout. Wide selection of door and casement furniture etc. Card covers, generally very good. US$ 37.50 / 25.00 pounds sterling

B1823) L.S. STARRETT FINE MECHANICAL TOOLS. Catalog No. 23. 1924. 7 1/4" x 5 1/8", 352 pages, black and white illustrations. Soft covers, worn at corners, slight staining on early and late pages from the red covers, staples rusting, but generally very good internally. 18.00 pounds sterling

B1324) Morrison, Ingram & Co. Ltd. SANITARY APPLIANCES CATALOGUE K. No date, probably 1940's or earlier. 11 3/8" x 8 3/4", 156 pages, extensively illustrated in black and white. Hb, a very good copy. US$ 60.00 / 40.00 pounds sterling

B2467) ILLUSTRATED TRADE LIST OF PRICES OF SHEFFIELD GOODS 1889 Edition. 1974, facsimile edition. 8 3/8" x 11 1/4", 31 pages, many black and white illustrations some 16 pages are filled with detailed engravings of hand tools. The original from which this facsimile is taken is exceptionally rare. In original white paper covers, stapled; a fine copy. 14.00 pounds sterling

B101) NORRIS METAL PLANES CATALOGUE. Reprinted 1991. Octavo, 34 pages. Black and white illustrations, contains two catalogues, one 1914, the other thought to be early 1920's, plus relevant sheets from Buck and Ryan's 1938 catalogue. Pb. Fine. Sorry - out of print, but we do get occasional second-hand copies.

B143) The PRESTON Catalogue No. 18 May 1909. Reprint 1991. 11" x 8 1/2", 168 pages, illustrated throughout with clear black and white and illustrations. A superb catalogue, indicating the great range and quality of Preston tools. Preston, possibly because of this great range and concentration on quality, failed to survive the 1930's, and the rule and level part of their business was taken over by Rabone, and the metal plane business was sold to C & J Hampton of Sheffield, makers of record planes. Excellent re-print, a must for the Preston collector. Soft covers, fine. 28.00 pounds sterling

B97) SANDUSKY TOOL CO. ILLUSTRATED LIST OF PLANES, PLANE IRONS, Coopers and Cabinet Makers' tools, Axes, Stone Masons' and Miners' Tools etc,etc. Reprint,1st printed in 1877. Octavo, 66 pages. Pb. Fine. 5.00 pounds sterling.

B98) STARRETT, L.S. CATALOGUE NO. 13 of Fine Mechanical Tools for Mechanics. Reprint, originally printed in 1895. Octavo, 85 pages. Black and white illustrations. Fine range of mechanics' tools. Pb. Fine. Sorry - out of print, but we do get occasional second-hand copies.

B78) TYZACK AND SON LTD. Illustrated price List of Lathes, Drilling Machines, Shapers etc. No. 677. No date, but a Myford 3" Lathe cost 6.37 pounds sterling, carriage paid! 11" x 8 5/8", 24 pages, black and white illustrations. An interesting catalogue with much to interest the model engineer. All items are illustrated in black and white. Pb, very good. 48.00 pounds sterling.

B155) WERKZEUG-KATALOG German Tool Catalogue, with text in German, English, French and Spanish. No date. Octavo. 176 pages. Black and white illustrations. Covers both wood and metal-workers tools. Hb, spine detached at rear, corners worn, internally generally a very good copy. 20.00 pounds sterling.

*B288) Rustic Hickory Furniture Co. PORCH, LAWN AND COTTAGE FURNITURE. Two complete Catalogues, 1904, 1926. Quarto. 1991 reprint, 73 pages. Black and white illustrations. Pb. Very good. 25.00 pounds sterling

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