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The Old Derby China Factory: The Workmen and Their Productions.

Containing Biographical Sketches of the Chief Artist Workmen, the Various Marks Used, Fac-similes Copied from the Old Derby Pattern Books, the Original Price List of More Than 400 Figures and Groups, Etc. Etc.

pp. xvi, 255, (i). Frontispiece and 11 fine chromolithographic plates. Original maroon cloth gilt, now faded especially along the spine, stitching a bit weak and one gathering pulling proud, else a good copy with 3 pieces of relevant ms. ephemera plus the original invoice for the book from Foyles in 1936 when it cost £1.5s.0d.

*To compare the value of a £1 5s 0d Commodity in 1936, there are three choices. In 2014 the relative real price of that commodity is £75.85 - the labour value of that commodity is £204.60 - the income value of that commodity is £339.00. See web-site MEASURING WORTH.

George Bell and Sons. London.

Date Published: 1876.

Stock No. 61274

Price: 60.00