General second hand books on all subjects ranging from agriculture to zoology including art, literature, 1st editions, natural history, gardening, fine bindings, classics and even paperbacks from £3 upwards.
Regarded as being one of the top three colour printers of the 19th century and at his premises in Driffield he produced illustrations for about 150 books mainly in the field of natural history. Many of these books are very scarce.
‘The Age of Enlightenment’ in Britain could have sprung from the spread of Provincial Printing, since this resulted in the growth of literacy and education. For the first time ‘the man in the street’ could afford to buy and own his own books.
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We have several thousand old and nicely bound books in leather which can be hired for television or film ‘props’. We also sell these – by the yard or metre.
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