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            Requiem for a Red Box [Signed]

Timpson, John

(Book #ID 47701)

Published by Pyramid Books Ltd., Michelin House, 81 Fulham Road, London First Edition 1989. London 1989.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original illustrated grey paper covers, white title and author lettering to the spine and the upper panel. Landscape 9'' x 11˝''. ISBN 1855100088. Contains 130 printed pages of text with colour and monochrome illustrations throughout. Small bumps to the spine ends. Very Good condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small crease lines to the spine ends and upper corners, not price clipped. From the private library of Jean Kathleen Rook [1931-1991] Journalist and 'First Lady of Fleet Street'. SIGNED presentation copy by the author to Jean Rook 'For Jean, with love and happy memories, John Timpson.' Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Telephony | A Detailed Exposition of the Telephone System of the British Post Office | Volume I (W.5069): Manual Switching Systems and Line Plant | Volume II (W. 5070): Automatic Telephony (Volumes 1 and 2 Complete).

T. E. Herbert and W. S. Procter

(Book #ID 98135)

Published by The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd., 12 & 14 Newton Street, Holborn, London First and Second Editions 1932 and 1937. 1932 | 1937.

Uniform matching second edition [volume I 1932] and first edition [volume II 1937] hard back binding in publisher's original royal navy cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spines and to the front covers. 8vo. 8˝'' x 6''. Contains (xxi)-1, 1208; (xii), 744 printed pages of text with monochrome technical illustrations, some fold-out plates, monochrome photograph diagrams and plates throughout. Fine condition books in original publisher's drop spine card board boxes with paper title labels to one end, one box has The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd., red and cream address label to one side, dated 2nd October 1939, both volumes have original publisher's book plates loosely inserted, and promotional material tipped in stating 'This edition specially prepared for subscribers', unique. Heavy volumes 3 kg, extra postage will be requested over and above our default setting for destinations outside the UK. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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