Month: May 2018

The Savoy Cocktail Book (Pavilion, 1999 edition third printing) compiled by Harry Craddock decorations by Gilbert Rumbold

The Savoy Cocktail Book, published by Pavilion, 1999 (third printing). Facsimile reprint of the original 1930 classic compiled by Harry Craddock and with decorations by Gilbert Rumbold, preceeded by the addition of a selection of newer recipes for this 1999

Arkholme Book Fair 23 June 2018 Poster

Saturday 23rd June ARKHOLME BOOK FAIR open 10-4 at the Village Hall LA6 1AT – café and car park – BOOKS, MAPS & EPHEMERA. ~ details and complimentary ticket ~ Organised by the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA).

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Gargrave Book Fair 2 June 2018 Poster

Saturday 2nd June GARGRAVE BOOK FAIR open 10-4 at the Village Hall – café & car park – BOOKS, MAPS & EPHEMERA. Organised by North West Book Fairs (NWBF).

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Life of Pi by Yann Martel Canongate 1st edition (UK) 2002

Life of Pi by Yann Martel (Canongate, 1st edition (UK) 2002). Spine ends a little turned in; pages toned to margins; one page gathering slightly proud to fore-edge. Overall, a lovely, clean copy in dustwrapper. £15.00

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Tales From Planet Earth by Arthur C. Clarke Century Hutchinson 1st edition 1989

Tales From Planet Earth by Arthur C. Clarke (Century Hutchinson, 1st edition 1989). Slightly knocked to upper corners and tail of spine; pages toned to margins. “For Review” slip loosely inserted. Overall, a lovely, clean copy in dustwrapper. £12.50

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Occupied England War-Time Humour Booklets 1940s

War-time jokes and humour… Three booklets – “Occupied England”, “Time to Laugh” and “Laughter for Home & Front” – published circa 1940s. Humour artists include David McLoughlin, Maurice McLoughlin and John Cameron. Lovely cover art. £20.00 for the three.

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The Territorial Divisions J. Stirling Dent, 1922 with dustwrapper

Just added… The Territorial Divisions.

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Bleasdale Tower Open Garden 19 May 2018

Not a book fair weekend… Bleasdale Tower holds an open garden weekend every year in May. The Garstang Ukulele Group entertaining visitors.

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Poultry Farming Kinmel Bay Advertising Postcard pre-1918

Make a down-payment on house with land and take up intensive poultry farming at Kinmel Bay in North Wales. A pre-1918 advertising postcard, a touch stained and rubbed but otherwise an attractive example. £7.50

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My Train Book Raphael Tuck circa 1953

Just added… My Train Book.

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