Books

Members wishing to buy books are asked to put their membership number in the relevant box but this facility is open to all,non-members just add 00 to the membership number box when ordering.  Please do take time to look at other pages of the Website to discover the benefits of becoming an NHBS Member.  

A Guide to Harness Decoration (Facsimile)

A facsimile reprint of one of our most popular publications.

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All About Engraving on Horse Brasses

A fifty-six page reference manual featuring examples of recent counterfeit hand-engraving, on antique brasses, most of them shown in actual size. Colour and black-and-white. Of particular interest and a warning to collectors of award and saddlers brasses.

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Award Brasses (First Edition)

A facsimilie Reprint of one of our most popular booklets.

Price: £4.25 - Shipping UK: £1.30 - Shipping Europe: £3.90 - Shipping Rest of the world: £5.10

Brewery Brasses (First Edition)

Another must for the collector with extensive images of brewery brasses.

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Brewery Brasses (Revised Edition)

A revised, second volume on the subject with even more illustrations of the brasses worn by British Breweries in the hey-day of the heavy horse.

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Collecting Horse Brasses Vol. I

The first in the series featuring over 400 brasses. A must for the collector.

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Collecting Horse Brasses Vol. II

The second in the series numbered on from the first; 406-807 Another must have for the collector.

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Collecting Horse Brasses Vol. III

The third in the series numbered on 810-1239 another must have for the collector.

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Collecting Horse Brasses Vol.VI (Royalty Brasses)

The revised version of an earlier publication and the sixth in the series of Collecting Horse Brasses covering those brasses issued by manufacturers to help horsemen celebrate the Jubilees and Coronations from Victoria to Elizabeth II.

Price: £8.20 - Shipping UK: £1.30 - Shipping Europe: £3.90 - Shipping Rest of the world: £5.10

Collecting Horse Brasses Vol.VII (Manufacturers Catalogues)

Volume seven in the series of Collecting Horse Brasses includes a series of facsimilie reproductions taken from pages in the various manufacturers catalogues c.1880-1905.

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Collecting Horse Brasses Vol V

Volume five in the series numbered on 1671-2041 another must have for the collector.

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Collecting Horse Brasses Vol. IV

The fourth in the series numbered on 1255-1655 another must have for the collector.

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Collecting Horse Brasses Vol.VIII

Volume eight in the series and another must have for the collector.

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Horse Bells (Second Edition)

One of the earliest society books but certainly one of the best.

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More About Engraving on Horse Brasses

Volume two of these editions which display, and record, in full size, the "dark netherworld of spurious engravings" on antique brasses, which have been produced in recent years. A must for the serious and indeed the tyro collector of Heavy Horse harness decorations.

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Parade Horse Brasses

One of the latest of the society publications covering the brasses awarded by parade societies. A must for the collector of these.

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Power in Brass

The latest in our extensive publication list is this excellent volume by member Gron Williams, which focuses on the brasses and horse power used in industry in the earlier half of the last century. This volume runs to 28 pages and gives us an insight into the importance of the draft horse in the days when these animals still dominated the short haulage work in the towns and cities.

Price: £7.80 - Shipping UK: £1.30 - Shipping Europe: £3.90 - Shipping Rest of the world: £5.10

Railway Horse Brasses

An early NHBS publication but still the definative.

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Saddler’s Brasses

An excellent volume covering the brasses often attached to harness by its makers.

Price: £4.80 - Shipping UK: £1.30 - Shipping Europe: £3.90 - Shipping Rest of the world: £5.10

The Collectors Anthology of Antique Horse Brasses Volume One

See home page for full description.

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The Collectors Anthology of Antique Horse Brasses Volume Two

The long awaited second volume of the collectors anthology with 103 pages,in full colour, hardbound, buckram finish. Limited Edition, order your copy now!!!

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