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


Spratts Catalogue 1934 A153
Spratts Catalogue 1934 A153
Original, quality unused 1934 editon of "Spratt's list of game foods and requisites". This super clean copy has a diary page per month, information on their game foods and equipment and a catalogue with line drawings of all their equipment available to purchase. Complete and in good order.

11.25" x 8.5".

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


Large Unused General Ledger B26
Original, quality very large unused pre-war "General Ledger" with red leathercloth covered covers and bindings, marbled page edges, decorated inner covers and columned pages. Totally unused, in super condition and complete. Some very minor scuffs to the front cover.

19" x 13" 2.75".

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 165.00


Large Unused General Ledger B26



Unused Leather Bound Minute Book B23
Unused Leather Bound Minute Book B23
Original, quality post-war unused minute book with red leather spine, covered corners and marbled page edges. The 190 pages are lined and an index by alphabet is to the front. A very clean example complete and in good order.

13" x 8.5" x 0.75".

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


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, 2 available B2
The Story of Hungerford, 2 available 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".

Price is for each.

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


Minty Oak Sectional Book Shelves F353
Original, quality 1920's five piece sectional oak bookshelves in the original finish. Although not marked as such this system was manufactured by Minty of Oxford who made a variety of glazed and unglazed bookcases. This is the first we have seen of the open type. As always with this brand, each stacking section is locked onto the one beneath with turning wooden plates. Some minor scuffs to the finish from use and all is complete and in good order.

68.5" tall x 52.5" wide.

Lower level 11.5" front to back plus internal 10.75".

All other levels 9" front to back plus internal 8.5".

Price is for the set.

 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 600.00


Minty Oak Sectional Book Shelves F353



Toomers of Newbury 1956 Tool Catalogue TC1
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

Online Catalogue > Books & Manufacturer's Catalogues