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Messrs. HOLMES & SON Mr. A. M. BURGHES, Valuers & Accountants
VALUER & ACCOUNTANT
To Publishers, Booksellers, Stationers, Printers, &c. TO BOOKSKLLERS, STATIONERS, PRINTERS, NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS, &o.
la PATERNOSTER ROW, 66. PATERNOSTER ROW,
Is instructed to Sell the following Businesses :
"O PUBLISHERS, PRINTERS, &c.Are instructed to sell the following businesses:
A leading old-established Society Journal for
sale. Profits proved at over £1,000 a year net. Capable FANCY AND LIBRARY BUSINESS.-In ex- investigation allowed. A most desirable opening for a cellent position in the West-end. In same hands 14 gentleman of social position and journalistic experience. years. Good premises. Net profits, after payment of About £2,500 required. all expenses, £400 to £500 a re
quired for everything. #open to every investigation. STATTO RODS&.–Central West-end well
Magniticent premises ; In Splendid Business Town, Midland Counties. rent £315 ; long advantageous lease. Returns at In same hands over 20 years. Excellent premises in splendid profits £7,000 to £8,000. About £5,000 retinest position. Returns last year £2,1:28: Large pror three years. A very fine opening for a good man of
quired for all. Part payment might remain over fits. Capital opening for adding Printing. at valuation, about £1,200. Very genuine concern.
Central In leading Main Road position, North of London. premises in good position. Rent £75. Returns nearly In same hands about 17 years. Handsome shop, and £2,000 a year. Full profits. About £1,000 required. good residence. Returns about £1,400 last year, at Proprietor retiring. An old-established successful good profits. The Business is entirely managed by business. iwo young lady Assistants, but it is open to great NTATIONERY, BOOKSELLING, &c.increase. About £700 required.
& STATIONERY and PRINTING BUSI: premises.com : Fezan: Some love a Returns bine rea cloed
miles from £2,400 a year. Valuable agency attached. About London. The business has not changed hands since £1,250 required. A very advantageous opening. 1817. Rent £27 (very low). Capital premises. A About £400 . in orang lain seguire business, producing a good living. STATIONERY, FANCY, &c.- Pleasant
Handsome shop and large house. Rent £55. Can all be cleared
Returns £12 a week at good profits. BOOKSELLING, STATIONERY, and by letting PRINTING BUSINESS.-In one of the very
About £250 required ; very safe. best Towns, Midland Counties. A splendid old busi
ANCY GOODS, &c.—Northern Suburb. Established a century. Death cause of sale. About £2,500 required. An exceptionally favourable £45; shop and nine rooms.
Well-established business in good locality. Rent
Returns at present £6 a chance.
week, have been more and could be improved. About
£. BOOKSELLING, STATIONERY, £150 required. A protitable trade.
LIBRARY &c.attractive suburb of London. Splendid premises, in Fashionable South Coast town. Leading Busiexceptional condition. Returns about £1,600 a year. ness with large connection. Splendid premises in best About £400 in cash, and small balance by instalments. position. Rent £10. Returns £2,000 a year at good
protits. Good stock and elegant fixtures. About STATIONERY and FANCY BUSINESS. 1.200 required.
, A thoroughly genuine concern. Net profits £400 a year BOOKBINDING.–One of the Largest
; firstafter payment of every . Every investigation. Established 25 years. No daily newspaper trade.
among the Publishers; a thoroughly well organised £800 in cash, and balance by instalments.
establishment. Fine Central premises at moderaie
About £10,000 required ; or a half-share partHIG IGH-CLASS STATIONERY & FANCY nership could be arranged for £5.000. An advantageous
opening BUSINESS.—One of the leading businesses in a very attractive South Coast Town. Established many STATIONERY, &c.--Very fine premises.
Returns about £2,500 at high protits. Rent £70. About £1,500 required.
lease. Returns £1,000 a year, at good protits. Abont
An ; BOOKSELLING, STATIONERY, and L1500 required for the cellent opening: capable of
immense extension. Established 10 years. PRINTING BUSINESS. – In lovely district, Devonshire. Leading business in town. In same bands STATIONERY, FANCY, &c.--West-end, over 30 years. Returns about £2,000 at good protits. Central locality. Rent £50. Returns nearly The freehold of the premises may be purchased. About £10 a week; can be increases. About £120 required £850 required. A very genuine concern.
for all. A good opening for an energetic young man
with a small capital. BO
TATIONERY, FANCY, &c. Busy district, within 10 miles of London. Business estab- suburb. Very nice house and shop. Rent ouly
About £200 relished 60 years. A fine old concern. Returns about £35. Returns nearly £10 a week. £2,000, and increasing. About £1,100 required. quired for all. A steady cash business. Can be much
increased by energetic management. • Monthly Register' of over 150 Businesses for Dis- Monthly Register of Businesses for Disposal forposal forwarded post-free on application to Messrs. warded posi-free on application to Mr. A. M. BURGHES, HOLMES & Son, 66a Paternoster Row, E.C.
la Paternoster Row, London, E.C.
NEW AMERICAN BOOKS. --Importations received Every Fortnight,
which include all the New Books of interest, in advance of, or immediately upon, American publication. Any work not in stock will be obtained within six weeks from order.
London: SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, SEARLE & RIVINGTON, LIMITED, English and American
Booksellers and Publishers, St. Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, E.C.
BOOKSELLERS WANTING ASSISTANTS.
TO BOOKSELLERS & STATIONERS.
RE-ENGAGEMENT required by experienced
Young Lady. Good references.--Address, J. W., BOOKSELLING and STATIONERY.
3 Queen's Terrace, Camden Road, London, N.W. Wanted Young Lady Assistant, must be good saleswoman, stock-keeper, and window POO)
BOOKSELLING, STATIONERY, and dresser.–Field's Library, Clifton, Bristol.
FANCY.--SITUATION as Assistant required.
Age 23, good references, eight years' experience То O TRAVELLERS.— Wanted, by a Pub- in all branches of Trade.-Address, V. Smith, 205 lishing Firm, a GENTLEMAN calling on
Hall Lane, Bradford, Booksellers and Stationers on Commission for all those parts of England East and West of Bir
: BOOKSELLING, STATIONERY, and mingham.-Address, with references, to G. K.,
FANCY.-Wanted an ENGAGEMENT by 94 Ackerman Road, S.W.
competent Assistant. Good salesman and windor dresser, age 27, good references.--A. B., c'o Mr.
J. Clarke, Clifton Grove, Coultham Street, BOOKSELLERS' ASSISTANTS WANTING Lincoln. SITUATIONS.
KSELLING and STATIONERY.
Wanted RE-ENGAGEMENT as JUNIOR, ITU
aged 39, at Desk or Counter: thorough know- salesman, used to library, good references.-G. T. ledge of the trade.--H., 3 Collyer Terrace, Gipsy Bunyard, The Nurseries, Ashford, Kent. Road, West Norwood, S.E.
TO PUBLISHERS and WHOLESALE
HOUSES.- Employment wanted by AdverPUBLISHING and BOOKSELLING.— tiser
, A Gentleman with 10 years' experience in a houses in the trade in which responsible positions
tiser, many years' references to well-known leading London newspaper office is anxious to have been held.— Liber,' Publishers' Circular make a change. Age 27.- Address, G. R., Pub. Office. lishers' Circular Ofice.
TO PLAIN and FANCY STATIONERS. BOOKSELLERS, STATIONERS, Wanted SITUATION as above by Advertiser TO BOOKSELLERS
and PRINTERS. -. Wanted, by Advertiser, who wishes to improve his present situation. with elever years' experience, an ENGAGEMENT 8 years' experience in two good business houses, Good knowledge of modern books and school Good window dresser, stock keeper, and salesman, trade, neat book-keeper and correspondent. Ac. age 22 years: Tall, energetic, and obliging, customed to ordering, and the routine of a mis. First-class reference.- Apply, Sales,' clo Pub cellaneous trade. Active and reliable. Moderate lishers' Circular Office, St. Dunstan's' House, salary, excellent references.- Address, R. C., Fetter Lane, London, E.C. Publishers' Circular Office.
BOOKSELLING, STATIONERY, &c.
Wanted by a Young Man (24), RE-ENGAGEWA
ANTED to APPRENTICE a YOUTH, MENT as Assistant, ten years' experience, good
aged 16, to a good class Bo ikselling and salesman, stockkeeper, and window dresser, ex. Stationery Business. Good home essential. Pre- cellent references, moderate salary.-Address, minm given.---Apply, A. N., co Roffey & Clark, G. Smith, 3 St. Andrew's Hill, Norwich. Booksellers, 38 High Street, Croydon.
BOOKSELLERS, STATIONERS, TO BOOKSELLERS, &c.-RE-EN
and NEWSAGENTS. - Young Man, age 22, GAGEMENT required by experienced As. seeks SITUATION as Assistant, eight years' ex. sistant, aged 26. First class references, twelve perience, good references.-Address, J. L., 7 Milyears' experience. Moderate salary.- Apply, No. burn Street, Blackpool. 36, Publishers' ('ircular Office.
TO BOOKSELLERS and STATIONERS.
Advertiser, aged 22, wishes to change his A ,
the son of a Stationer, is desirous of being and stockkeeper, eight years' first-class experience; APPRENTICED (indoors) to a Country Printer. good references.-W. B. F., co Mr. Dandy, 34 Reply, stating terms, to R. O. S., Messrs. Hastings Upper Talbot Street, Nottingham. & Co., 23 Old Jewry, E.C.
SECOND HAND and NEW BOOK COUNTRY TRAVELLER, representing SELLING.-Wanted, RE-ENGAGEMENT in
one good Firm, chiefly in the North of Eng. above, by a Young Man (20). Five years' exland, is desirous of tinding another House to perience in a University Town. Cataloguer, represent at same time.--- Address, Commercial, , book-keeper; excellent references. No objection Vernon's News Rooms, 40 Lamb's Conduit Street, to going abroad. -Omega, co W. G. Hooper, London, W.C.
Bookseller, Oxford. છે.
, and AUCTIONEER of over 30 years' experience, offers his services in all matters of Sale, Transfer, or Partnership. His intimate knowledge of the various branches enables him to render very valuable assistance to either Vendor or Purchaser on moderate terms. Valuations for Probate at exceptionally low fixed charges, any part of the kingdom.
Offices removed to 102 London Wall, E.C.
of recent issue) for Sale, second-hand, very cheap; must be cleared as space is required.Bolton's Library, Knightsbridge.
SEVERAL THOUSAND NOVELS (some 160 Paqes, and
, about 60 fine Illustrations, Flas
ANTED to PURCHASE, JOB LOTS the largest sale of any Shilling Magazine
ELECTROTYPES. Messrs. SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO., Limited, Have prepared a List of Works from which they are willing to supply selections of Electros. This List they will be happy to forward to any bond fide purchaser.
from New Booksellers, Stationers, &c. Having great facilities; can give good prices.Charles Lowes, Great Bookshop, New Street, Birmingham.
Address-St. Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, E.C.
THE DIRECTORY OF SECOND-HAND BOOKSELLERS
AND LIST OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES,
BRITISH AND FOREIGN. Crown 8vo. cloth, 28. 6d. ; interleaved, 38.; large paper, crown 4to. Roxburghe, 5s. ; interleaved, 68.
JAMES CLEGG, Wet Rake, Rochdale.
BOOKS FOR SALE.
Advertisements are inserted under this heading at 3d. per line, prepaid. Before sending books or money, Subscribers should satisfy themselves as to the BONA FIDES
Bridger, G., 78 Netherwood Road, w.
6s. Novels (14 sorts), 17s, dozen 28. Novels (50 sorts), 8s, dozen ls. Novels (70 sorts), 4s, dozen
108. 6d. Novels, 1888 (4 sorts), 123. dozen Colwell, J., Derizes Hoare's (Sir R. C.) Ancient History of South Wilts, fine
copy, in russia, gilt edges, £8.88. Knight's Pictorial History of England, 8 vols. imp. 8vo.
original edit, new balf-russia, £5 Martineau's History of Thirty Years' Peace, original cloth,
uncot, 2 vols, imp. 8vo. £1. 148. The Building News, from Jan. 1867 to Nov. 1886, nearly
20 years, clean as pew, a few numberg missing, £3
Hayes, W., Clifton Gardens, Margate
Dickens' Little Dorrit, 1857, 158.
BOOKS FOR SALE-continued.
Polter, R., & Sons, Ogleforth, or Mr. R. Haughton, Subscription
Hayes, W., Clifton Gardens, Margale
Historical Miscellany, 5 vols. 128. 6d.
Foote's Dramatic Works, 2 vols. 1797, 78. 6d.
for 108, 6d. each
(Pickering, 1831), uncut, orig. binding. Offers requested
Ridgway, A., 3 Union Street, Gravesend
Trollope's (A.) Thompson Hall (18.), 80 copies, 3d.
Tittmann, C., 3 Seestrasse, Dresden
GLAISHER'S NEW GENERAL CATALOGUE OF REMAINDERS FOR 1888
Is now ready, and can be had on application.
MANY IMPORTANT BOORS, OFFERED AT A GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICE BY WILLIAM GLAISHER, Wholesale and Export Bookseller, 265 High Holborn, London.
BOOKS WANTED TO PURCHASE. Note.-It must be distinctly understood that lists cannot be inserted for others than subscribers ercept at a charge of
6d. per line, prepaid. Books in Print are not Advertised for, but must appear in the ordinary Column Advertisements, and at the same rate.
Acock, J. A., Book seller. 21 Broad Street, Oxford
Breur, T., & Co. (Limited), Booksellers, Kirkgate, Bradford Good Words for the Young, Vol. 2
Newman s The Soul. 1865
Psalms, Chronologically Arranged
Bridger, G., 78 Netheriood Road, W.
Hichens' Coastguard's Secret Gronow's Reminiscences. 2nd Series
Jacob's Biiss of Revenge Life of Grimaldi, brown cloth. Vol. 1
Algernon Darcy. 23. (Scotland) Refutation of Deism. 1814
Rowsell's (Mary C.) Red House
Jagger's (Mrs.) Rookery Mill
Is Love a Crime ?
Boxiana. Vol. 5
Arnold's Literature and Dogma. Best edit. John Inglesant, 2 vols. 1st edit. Good copy
Grindon's (L. H.) Lite, its Nature &c.
Abbott's Through Nature to Christ
Brotherton, G., 36 Hart Street, Burnley
Lizars' Anatomy. Coloured plates Meredith's Ordeal of Richard Feverel. 1859
Wordsworth's (Bp.) Works on Old and New Testaments
( Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. 1856
Singers and Songs of the Church Jane Eyre, 3 vols. 1847
Acton's Diseases of the Crinary Organg. Coloured
Waugh's Works. 10-vol. edit. Small paper
Brough, W., & Sons, 8 Broad Street Corner, Birmingham Carlyle's French Revolution. Library elit.
Arnold's Friendship's Garland Church Congress Reports. 1863, 1864
L'rqubart's Pillars of Hercules, 2 vols. Huxley's Man's Place in Nature
Gavin's Master-key to Popery
Knight's Pictorial Shukspeare
Dolby's Church Embroidery
Broun, W., 26 Princes Street, Edinburgh
Croll on Climate
Laing's Scottish Seals. Vol. 1
1 Humber's Water Supply
Douglas' Baronage of Scotland. L. P. Jeans' Steel
Lockhart's Life of Scott, 7 vols. Stuart's Steam Engine, 2 vols.
1 Thorpe's Beowulf
1 Wordsworth's Greece Blackledige, W., 5 Bishop's Court, Chancery Lane, London, 11.C. Punch. Vols. 25, 36, 41. Original parts or cloth Any Works on Fencing and Duelling, English or Foreign
Broun, W., & Co. (Lid.), 38-40 St. Mary A.re, London, E.C. Fallarton's Parliamentary Gazetteer, cloth. 1847. Part 4
Gmelin's Chemistry, about 13 vols. (Cavendish Society) Knight's Pictorial History of England. Vol. 2, George III.
Key to De Pourquet's Spanish Trésor (Simpkin & Marshall) Blackwell, B. 11., 50 d: 51 Broad Street, 0.xford
Bryce, W., Book seller, 54A Lothian Street, Edinburgh Wyon's Queen Anne, 2 vols.
Wilson's Prehistoric Man, 2 vols. Edgeworth's Ormonde
Church of England Magazine. Vols. 49, 51, 52, 53
Stephen's Digest of Evidence
Bumpus, T. B., 2 George Yard, Lombard Street, London, E.C.
Newall's Highlands of India, 2 vols. 1882 Boyreau, Vre, J., 22 Rue de la Banque, Paris
Prescott's Ferdinand and Isabella, 3 vols, post 8vo. 1850 Bungener's Priest and the Huguenot
Motley's United Netherlands, 4 vols. post 8vo. 1669 Brassey's British Navy
King's Antique Gems. 1866 Humphrey's Litanies. Ebony-like binding. 1849 (?)
Caldecott's Graphic Pictures. Both Series. Large paper Life of Our Lord. Ebony-like binding
Memoirs of the Duke of St. Simon, 4 vols. 1857
BOOKS WANTED TO PURCHASE-continued.
Burns & Oates (Limited), 28 Orchard Street, W.
Dent, W., 34 Southampton Road, Kentish Town, London, N.W. Burke's Peerage &c. 1887. Secondband
Constable's Miscellany. Vol. 4 Sancta Sophia
Martin's Prince Consort's Life. Vols 1, 2 Tronson's Conferences (Kenmare Society)
Cassell's British Poets, 8vo. Parts 13, 24, 46, 50, 51, 108,
111, 128, 129 Carson Brothers, 7 Grafton Street, Dublin
Mechanics' Magazine. After first 6 vols.
Browning (Robert). Any vols, cheap
Dickinson, R. D., 89 Farringdon Street, London, E.C.
Calvin Translation Society, viz. : Corinthians, 2 vols. ; Taylor's (Jeremy) Holy Living and Holy Dying
Philippians to Thessalonians; Hebrews; Galatians and
Ephesians ; Timothy to Pbilemon; Catholic Epistles Clarke & Hodgson, 5 Gallortree Gate, Leicester
Wilson's (Prof. H. H.) Works. Vol. 2 (Trübner) Avancini, Vita et Doctrina Jesu. 1872 (Rivingtons)
Liechtenstein's (Princess) Holland House, 8vo. Vol. 2 Campan's Life of Marie Antoinette
Pick on Memory Collins, W., 21 King Street, Stroud, Glos,
Dobson, F., 122 Chippenham Road, W. Cramer's Catena ad Romanos
Contemporary Review. 1866, 1867. Any numbers or vols. Theodoret's Ecclesiastical History (Bagster)
Drummond's Draughts Fisher's Notes and Recollections of Stroud
Wiley's Draughts Partridge's (Stroud) Dyeing Textile Fabrics
Dodsworth, P. & W., 17 Collingwood Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Diodorus Siculus. English translation
Pratt's Flowering Plants. Vol. 4 only Carpenter's Microscope. 1882
Whitfield's Reflections, Song of Solomon
Strickland's Queens of England, 8vo. 1840-48. Vols. 10, 11, 12 Colwell, J., Devizes
Tattersall's Lakes of England, 8vo. 1836 Life of Thos. Assheton Smith
Wilkes' United States Expedition, 2 vols. (Nat. Illus. Lib.) Epictetus, translated by Elizabeth Carter
Cathedral Churches (London Pub. Company)
Douglas & Foulis, 9 Castle Street, Edinburgh
Blackie's Homer and the Iliad. Vol. 1
Burton's Zanzibar, City &c., 2 vols. 8vo. 1872 Combridge & Co., 18 Grafton Street, Dublin
Cruikshank's Life, by Jerrold. Vol. 1 Raglan Castle
Guillemard's Cruise of the Marchesa,' 2 vols. Napier's Peninsular War, 8vo.
Hill's (Sir Rowland) Life. Vol. 2, or complete
Hugo's Toilers of the Sea, &c. Early l-vol. edits.
Lamartine's Mary Queen of Scots
Lange's History of Materialism. Vol. 2 Praed's Poems. 2-vol. edit.
Riddell's (Mrs. J. H.) Novels. Early l-vol. edits. Temple Bar. Vols. 1871 to 1881
Theologia Germanica. 1874 Cornish Brothers, 37 New Street, Birmingham
Tourgenieff's Virgin Soil, and other Novels. Early edits. Arundo's Practical Fly-Fishing. 1849
Young's (Arthur) Travels in France
Downing, W., 74 New Street, Birmingham
Early English Text Society. Cursor Mundi, Part 4
Haydon's Autobiography, 3 vols. Vol. 2 Cornish, J., & Sons, 297 High Holborn, London
Notes and Queries for the year 1855 Tale of Two Cities, original cloth. 1st edit.
Viollet-le-Duc, Dictionnaire Raisonné du Mobilier, 6 vols. Robinson's Man she Cared for, 3 vols.
Zerfl's Historic Art
Edmonds, W. C., Bookseller, 420 Brixton Road, S.W.
Buckler's Account of Eltham Palace. About 1830, or any Book on the Rhine
Edwards, F., 83 High Street, Marylebone, London, W. Cornish, J. E., 33 Piccadilly, Manchester
Motley's Dutch Republic, cloth. 1856. Vol. 1 Cotterill's Steam Engine
Alford's Quebec Chapel Sermons, cloth. Vol. 3 Annals of England
Hunt's (Leigh) Autobiography, cloth. Vols. 2, 3 Owens College Magazine. Series 2. 1870. Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5
Men and Women, cloth. Vol. I
Smith's Catalogue Raisonné, cloth. Vols. 4, 7
Edwards, J. W. P., 133 Boughton, Chester
Old Price's Remains. 1863. Part 6 Cornish, J. E., 16 St. Ann's Square, Manchester
Cheshire Archeological Society's Journal. Odd parts Flowers of Passion. 1878 or 1877
Hemingway's History of Chester, 2 vols. Pagan's Poems. 1881
Baily's Magazine. Early parts
Haeckel's Evolution &c.
Elliot, A., 17 Princes Street, Edinburgh
Aitken s Measurer
Arpot's Laws from Heaven, 2 vols.
Punch, from commencement to 1858, for binding
St. Nicholas. First six years of issue
Eyre & Spottiswoode, East Harding Street, London, E.C.
Army List. 1800 or earliest Young's Holy Bible, literally translated
Farrant & Frost, Aberdare Danies, J., Grand Pump Room Library, Bath
Boy's Own Paper. Nov. 1881 ; Jan. 1882
St. Nicholas. Nov, aud Dec. 1886
Freestone & Knapp, 4 The Poultry, Nottingham
Helps' (Sir A.) Works. Ist edits. Any Compton Merivale
Gilbert's (J.) Art and its Scope (Jackson & Walforil) Longman's Magazine. Jan. 1887
Rhymes for the Nursery. 1850 (Clark & Co.) Deakin, H., 42 Green Gate Street, Stafford
Ford, T., Hill Crest, Forest Hill, S.E. Romford's Hounds, 8, 11
Ruskin's Modern Painters. Vols. 3, 4, 5 Sponge's Tour. 5
Stones of Venice. Any vol. Cornic England. 16, 18, 19, 20
Eeven Lamps of Architecture Table Book. 6, 7, 9-12
Oxford Prize Poems. 1839 (F. Vincent)
Pickwick Papers. Any odd number
Gant, s. E., 89 Royal Avenue, Belfast
Palmer's Entire Devotion