James Clegg [ (b.1843) publisher, proprietor of the Aldine Press, Rochdale ]
'Second Edition'.Rochdale: Printed and Published by James Clegg, Wet Rake. London:Elliot Stock, 62, Paternoster Row, E.C. [ also New York, Paris and Leipzig ] 1888.
 + viii + 112 + 51pp., 4to. Internally fair, on lightly-aged paper, in binding with heavily-damaged leather spine and worn green cloth covers. The author states that the volume is the second edition in his preface, 'the First having been published by the late Arthur Gyles, in 1886'. The object 'is primarily to supply a work of convenient size for the use of Second-hand Booksellers, which may facilitate intercourse with their confreres in our own and other countries'. Three pages of advertisements at front, and a further fifty-one at rear.
[ American Booktrade Directory 1939, R. R. Bowker (Office of The Publishers' Weekly) ]
New York: R. R. Bowker Co. Office of The Publishers' Weekly, 1939.
326pp., 4to. In green cloth binding with title in black on front cover. Internally good and tight, on aged paper, in worn binding with staining to front and back covers. In eighteen sections, including 'Auctioneers of Literary Property - United States', 'British Publishers', 'American Representatives of British Publishers' and 'Book Clubs in the United States'. Scarce.
[ Vietnam War ] United States Government Agencies Vietnam
Pp, xxviii.222, printed yellow/green paper wraps, stapled as issued (not bound), covers sl. soiled, mainly good condition. Inside front cover, an Index listing instructions for various types of call (long distance, emergency, etc) and major sections of numbers (inc. US Government Agencies and Military Units). Comntents inc. dialling instructions, emergency call instructions, "organisational listings", switchboard abbreviations, etc etc., listings cover whole range of massive US involvement in Vietnam, from advisory groups to air bases to naval forces to "force logistic" to "non-military".
J. S. Morriss, editor [Stationery and Bookselling; trade directory; British publishing; printing; bookselling]
April, 1890. London: Published by J. G. Smith & Co., 165, Queen Victoria St., E.C.
4to (27.5 x 21.5 cm), 140 pp on shiny art paper. In original light-green red and black printed wraps. Tight, on lightly-aged paper, a little dog-eared at back. In worn and chipped wraps. Filled with striking and attractive engraved illustrations and advertisements. Illustrations include stock cabinets, book presses, printing presses, ledgers, notebooks, artists' materials, magnifying glasses. Long obituary of Edward Lloyd of Lloyd's News.
James Bisset [ nineteenth-century illustrated list of Birmingham toy makers ]
No date [1800?]; 'Publish'd, by J. Bisset, Museum Birmm. for his Magnificent Directory.'
According to the British Library Bisset's Directory was published in 1800. Paper dimensions roughly 5 1/4 inches by 9 inches; print dimensions roughly 4 1/4 inches by 7 inches. In very good condition although somewhat grubby. Paper watermarked '<179?>9 | TMAN'. At head of plate: 'M'. At foot of plate: 'Reynolds. Sct. Birm'.