Posts Tagged: basic innuendo

We’ve all worked with a few

Working with Tools for Fun and Profit.  By A Fredrick Collins. New Home Library, Philadelphia, 1946. (not the Fredrick Collins, please note) I must say that I’m rather taken by the cover illustration. Here we are in the 40s, when

We’ve all worked with a few

Working with Tools for Fun and Profit.  By A Fredrick Collins. New Home Library, Philadelphia, 1946. (not the Fredrick Collins, please note) I must say that I’m rather taken by the cover illustration. Here we are in the 40s, when

We all have our dreams…

What are yours? The Daisy Chain, or Aspirations. by Charlotte M Yonge. MacMillan & Co, 1915. Look at all those hopefuls on the frontispiece!

We all have our dreams…

What are yours? The Daisy Chain, or Aspirations. by Charlotte M Yonge. MacMillan & Co, 1915. Look at all those hopefuls on the frontispiece!

But, of course, ask nicely first

Roger the Ranger. by EF Pollard. SW Partridge & co. nd (‘first published in 1893 and frequently reprinted’, this copy is 20s or 30s.) No-one seems to call their children Roger any more. I can’t imagine why. It used to

But, of course, ask nicely first

Roger the Ranger. by EF Pollard. SW Partridge & co. nd (‘first published in 1893 and frequently reprinted’, this copy is 20s or 30s.) No-one seems to call their children Roger any more. I can’t imagine why. It used to

Antibiotics might help with that

Rimfire on the Prod Charles Ballew, London: Wright & Brown, 1944 It just sounds so uncomfortable: no wonder he looks like he’s in a bad mood. Also, just to add insult to … unfortunate condition … it seems that he’s

Antibiotics might help with that

Rimfire on the Prod Charles Ballew, London: Wright & Brown, 1944 It just sounds so uncomfortable: no wonder he looks like he’s in a bad mood. Also, just to add insult to … unfortunate condition … it seems that he’s

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If you’re into flexible couplings for friction clutching, shafting etc, I think it’s really important to be insulated, don’t you? From the back of an electrical manual printed very early last century. Quite instructive.

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If you’re into flexible couplings for friction clutching, shafting etc, I think it’s really important to be insulated, don’t you? From the back of an electrical manual printed very early last century. Quite instructive.

S.Q.II

A Sea-Queen’s Sailing. By Charles W. Whistler, London: Nelson & Sons, (nd, looks 1910s). This, of course, is my second Sea Queen book. The first was far more Improving, but this one looks much more exciting. This was a second

S.Q.II

A Sea-Queen’s Sailing. By Charles W. Whistler, London: Nelson & Sons, (nd, looks 1910s). This, of course, is my second Sea Queen book. The first was far more Improving, but this one looks much more exciting. This was a second

Just the thing for the lap of luxury

Velvet Johnnie (and other stories). By Peter Cheyney, London: Collins, 1952. Chaps, if you really want to impress that special friend …

Just the thing for the lap of luxury

Velvet Johnnie (and other stories). By Peter Cheyney, London: Collins, 1952. Chaps, if you really want to impress that special friend …