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HASLEM, John.
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.

Description:
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

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