Product Sections

All our stock is old, original, in excellent order and ready for use. We carry no modern or reproductions. We welcome your telephone calls +44 (0)1488 682317 or by email to hofgartner@belowstairs.co.uk for further information on any of the catalogue items or your other requirements or if you have any difficulties ordering through our system.

Online Catalogue > Books & Manufacturer's Catalogues


Philip Lord Wharton Holy Bible B27
Philip Lord Wharton Holy Bible B27
Original, quality Holy Bible containing the old and new testaments printed by University Press Oxford and bound in grained leather and with gilded text to the front "by the will of Philip , Lord Wharton 1696 ------- presented copy 1907". Some wear and tear to the leatherwork but otherwise complete and in good order and with an interesting frontispiece.

7" x 5" x 1.25".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 65.00


Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book B16
Original quality, 1930/40's edition of Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book with one colour plate. All in near mint condition, with much of the dust jacket.

7.5" x 5" x 0.75".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 34.00


Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book B16



Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book B14
Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book B14
Original quality, 1930/40's edition of Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book with four colour plates. Complete but some staining to the covers and damage to the spine.

7.5" x 5" x 1.25".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 22.00


Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery B13
Original quality, 1920/30's edition of Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery with 12 colour plates. In very good condition.

8" x 5.5" x 2".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 45.00


Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery B13



The Story of Hungerford B2
The Story of Hungerford B2
Original, quality, hard bound copy of "The Story of Hungerford in Berkshire" by 'W.H.Summers' and edited by 'Harold Peake M.A., F.S.A.' Published in 1926. 167 pages of text, complete and in good order. One of the two published authorities on Hungerford.

7.75" x 5.5" x 0.75".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 45.00


Suede Bound Expenses Ledger L5
Original, quality, suede bound expenses ledger with applied red leather titles. "Expenses Book", to the front cover and to the spine. Originally this ledger had one hundred and ninety pages but the first twenty-three have been removed along with the frontice page, presumably to destroy the details of the original owners. Manufactured by Drake Driver & Leaver Ltd Rosebery Avenue London E.C. The outer covers have tooled decoration back and front but do show signs of wear and tear and of course this example is now incomplete.

13" x 8.5" x 1".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 75.00


Suede Bound Expenses Ledger L5



Licenced Trade Unused Ledger L4
Licenced Trade Unused Ledger L4
Original, quality 1920's suede, bound ledger with green finish main covers and suede spine and corners only, scrumbled paper lining inside back and front, wonderful marbled page edges and 400 pages. Completely unused with tooled decoration to the Suede covers and the manufacturer's trade label to the inside cover for Deverell Gibson & Hoare Ltd, 5 Lavington Street Southwark, London S.E.1. The interior is detailed with the Index A to Z and each page thereafter detailed with columns for delivered and returned of Quarts, Pints, Half pints, Minerals, 3/- Syphons, 1/- Syphons, Stone Gall Jars, Flagons, Half flagons & Cases". Obviously a Ledger produced for the licenced trade ie pubs and clubs. All is unused and in great original condition. Another very similar unused ledger may be well be available ref code: L3.

16.5" x 11" x 1.75".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 185.00


Licenced Trade Unused Ledger L3
Original, quality 1920's suede bound ledger with scrumbled paper lining inside back and front, wonderful marbled page edges and 400 pages. Completely unused with tooled decoration to the Suede covers and the manufacturer's trade label to the inside cover for Deverell Gibson & Hoare Ltd, 5 Lavington Street Southwark, London S.E.1. The interior is detailed with the Index A to Z and each page thereafter detailed with columns for delivered and returned of Quarts, Pints, Half pints, Minerals, 3/- Syphons, 1/- Syphons, Stone Gall Jars, Flagons, Half flagons & Cases". Obviously a Ledger produced for the licenced trade ie pubs and clubs. All is unused and in great original condition. Another very similar unused ledger may be well be available ref code: L4.

16.5" x 11" x 2".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 185.00


Licenced Trade Unused Ledger L3



Huge Leather Bound Ledger L2
Huge Leather Bound Ledger L2
Original, quality 1920's very large thousand page leather bound ledger. First entries dated 1929 using pages 1 to 227 and unused from 228 to 998 and 999 & 1000 missing. Some damage to the leather spine edge. Wonderful marbling to the inside front and back and page edges. Gilded "Ledger" to the spine and tooling to the leather facing on the back and front. Minor damage as described otherwise complete and in good order.

17.75" x 12.5" x 4.5".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 350.00


Toomers of Newbury 1956 Tool Catalogue TC1
Original, quality 1956 Tool Catalogue of Tools Sold by "The House of Toomer Ltd 2 & 3 Northbrook Street. Newbury, Berkshire". This very clean unused example includes a price amendment for this 1956 catalogue and 102 pages of details and illustrations of tools available to purchase. Complete and in good order.

9.5" x 6.5".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 56.00


Toomers of Newbury 1956 Tool Catalogue TC1

Online Catalogue > Books & Manufacturer's Catalogues