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The Complete Book of Model Railway Electronics. Second edition., AMOS, ROGER:
1 AMOS, ROGER: The Complete Book of Model Railway Electronics. Second edition.
Patrick Stephens Limited. 2002 2nd edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 256pp. With b/w diagrams. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small tear to base of spine. Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Guidance on electrics for the model railway enthusiast. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Experimental Mechanics. A Course of Lectures Delivered at the Royal College of Science for Ireland., BALL, Robert Stawell;
2 BALL, Robert Stawell; Experimental Mechanics. A Course of Lectures Delivered at the Royal College of Science for Ireland.
London, Macmillan & Co. 1871 1st edition, 
Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. In orange/brown pebbled cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial designs to front and spine. Black edging. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners, edges, and ends of spine. Prize label to front endpaper “The Watt Club Prize, John White, 1876.” Some slight darkening to endpapers, crack between rear endpapers. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. A very clean and tight copy. 352pp. Illustrated with a b&w frontis and 100+ b&w figures within text. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Records of London Wells. Memoirs of the Geological Survey. England and Wales., BARROW, G. / WILLS, L.J.:
3 BARROW, G. / WILLS, L.J.: Records of London Wells. Memoirs of the Geological Survey. England and Wales.
London. HMSO. 1913 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 9.5 inches. In limp card covers with black lettering. In very good condition. Covers browned with small chips and tears. Else a clean and tight copy. 215pp. With maps including 2 colour fold out geological maps. The records of a survey of wells sunk in the London area in 1913 with comments on the fall of the water table. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Bentley Car. An Illustrated History of the Bentley Car 1919-1931., BENTLEY, W.O.:
4 BENTLEY, W.O.: The Bentley Car. An Illustrated History of the Bentley Car 1919-1931.
London. George Allen and Unwin. 1964 1st edition. 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In light blue cloth covers with silver to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. 192pp. With 8 colour plates and b/w photographs throughout. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly rubbed at ends. Handling marks. Slightly rubbed around edges. Tear to back top edge. Not price clipped). Neat inscription to main title page. Else a clean and tight copy. The man who was responsible for the design of the Bentley car and its racing triumphs presents a visual summary of the life of the car that bears his name. Includes a technical resume of the cars. 
Price: 54.00 GBP
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Mining and Minerals., DAVIES, E.N. / NORTHEDGE, G.A.:
5 DAVIES, E.N. / NORTHEDGE, G.A.: Mining and Minerals.
Pergamon Press. 1967 1st edition. 
Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Else a clean and tight copy. 123pp. With b/w photographs and maps. Aimed at GCE ‘O’ and ‘A’ level students, the book gives basic, but detailed information on the origin and uses of various minerals and the methods of obtaining them. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Cornish Mining. The Techniques of metal mining in the West of England, Past and Present., EARL, BRYAN:
6 EARL, BRYAN: Cornish Mining. The Techniques of metal mining in the West of England, Past and Present.
D.Bradford Barton Ltd. 1968 1st edition 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 119pp. With b/w photographs and diagrams and line drawings in text. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; handling marks. Not price clipped). Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper, dated 1970. Else a clean and tight copy. Account of the technical aspects of mining in Cornwall and Devon tracing the development of methods used to extract the ores. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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History and Progress of the Steam Engine; With a Practical Investigation of its Stucture and Application. By Elijah Galloway, civil engineer. To which is added, an Extensive Appendix, containing minute descriptions of all the various improved boilers; the constituent parts of steam engines; the machinery used in steam navigation; the new plans for steam carriages; and a variety of Engines for the Application of Other Motive Powers, with an experimental dissertation on the nature and properties of Steam and other elastic vapours; the strength and weight of materials, &c, &c, by Luke Herbert. Illustrated by Upwards of Two Hundred Engravings., GALLOWAY, ELIJAH:
7 GALLOWAY, ELIJAH: History and Progress of the Steam Engine; With a Practical Investigation of its Stucture and Application. By Elijah Galloway, civil engineer. To which is added, an Extensive Appendix, containing minute descriptions of all the various improved boilers; the constituent parts of steam engines; the machinery used in steam navigation; the new plans for steam carriages; and a variety of Engines for the Application of Other Motive Powers, with an experimental dissertation on the nature and properties of Steam and other elastic vapours; the strength and weight of materials, &c, &c, by Luke Herbert. Illustrated by Upwards of Two Hundred Engravings.
London: Printed for Thomas Kelly. 1837 
Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Re-bound in grey hard card covers with paper title label to spine. In very good condition. Re-bound with new covers and endpapers. Slight split to top front edge of spine. Neat inscription to main title page. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 863pp. With b/w engraved plates and engravings in text. Fascinating look at the development of Steam power and its application to transport and industry. At the time of publication, Railways were in their infancy, and several chapters are devoted to this. There is also discussion of steam power at sea and the different ways of creating steam. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Wharves and Piers Their Design, Construction, and Equipment., GREENE, Carleton;
8 GREENE, Carleton; Wharves and Piers Their Design, Construction, and Equipment.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. New York, 1917 First Edition 3rd impression 
Size 9.1 x 6.1 inches. Bound in original dark blue gilt-blocked cloth. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges, two small nicks ends of spine. Inside generally clean & tight. Original bookseller label to front endpaper. Abundantly and impressively illustrated. xiv, 248 p. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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9 HALLOWS, I.S. (ed): Finishing Handbook and Directory, 1957.
Sawell Publications Ltd. 1957 1st edition. 
Size 9.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Thumb index to fore edge. In very good condition. Spine and front slightly faded. Else a clean and tight copy. 484pp. With b/w photographs, and diagrams. With illustrated advertisements. Covers Painting, Anodising, Electroplating with details of types of paint, plant, process, and more. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Mechanical Movements, Powers, Devices and Appliances. For the Use of Inventors... Illustrated by Eighteen Hundred Engravings. Tenth Edition, Revised, With an additional One Hundred and Fifty Engravings., HISCOX, Gardner, D.;
10 HISCOX, Gardner, D.; Mechanical Movements, Powers, Devices and Appliances. For the Use of Inventors... Illustrated by Eighteen Hundred Engravings. Tenth Edition, Revised, With an additional One Hundred and Fifty Engravings.
New York, Norman W. Henley & Co., 1903 10th edition 
Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. In maroon pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. Gilt decoration to ends of spine and vignette to front. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Pages clean and tight throughout. 403pp. Nearly 2000 b&w illustrations. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Mines of Devon. Volume I: The Southern Area., JENKIN, A.K.HAMILTON:
11 JENKIN, A.K.HAMILTON: Mines of Devon. Volume I: The Southern Area.
David and Charles. 1974 
Size, 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 154pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; marks to front. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. This volume deals with a wide variety of mines, from one of the richest in the world to the many smaller holes in the ground. With photographs of the above ground remains and some plans of the underground workings. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Ingenious Mechanisms for Designers and Inventors. Illustrated Descriptions of a Large Variety of Standard and Special Mechanisms... for Use in Designing Automatic Machines and Other Mechanical Devices., JONES, Franklin D.;
12 JONES, Franklin D.; Ingenious Mechanisms for Designers and Inventors. Illustrated Descriptions of a Large Variety of Standard and Special Mechanisms... for Use in Designing Automatic Machines and Other Mechanical Devices.
New York, The Industrial Press, 1930 1st edition, 
Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. In dark green leather effect cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. Green endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. “Foyles” label to front endpaper. 536pp. Illustrated with b&w diagrams. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Tool Making. A manual of Practical Instruction in the Art of Making Tools, with Many Hints on the Solution of Problems Calling for Ingenuity and Mechanical Skill in the Devising of Special Means to Special Ends., Markham, Edward R
13 Markham, Edward R Tool Making. A manual of Practical Instruction in the Art of Making Tools, with Many Hints on the Solution of Problems Calling for Ingenuity and Mechanical Skill in the Devising of Special Means to Special Ends.
American School of Correspondence 1908 
Bound in original red cloth covers with black to spine and front. 206pp. Prof. ills throughout with b/w diagrams and plates. In generally good condition. Some slight stains to cover. Slight stains and browning to front and rear end papers. Inside clean and tight. Includes chapters on; General principles of tool making, Dies and forming tools, Drills, Arbors, Reamers and taps. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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The Workman's Manual of Engineering Drawing. With Nearly Three Hundred and Fifty Woodcuts and Seven Plates., MAXTON, John;
14 MAXTON, John; The Workman's Manual of Engineering Drawing. With Nearly Three Hundred and Fifty Woodcuts and Seven Plates.
London Lockwood & Co. 1871 
Hardback. Approx 7.5 x 4.5 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering and gilt and black design to front cover. In very good condition. Covers rubbed, corners slightly bumped, ends of spine rubbed, small split to top corner. Label mark to front endpaper, Binders label to rear endpaper “W. Greening, Fleet Street.” Small split to edge of half-title page. Neat inscription to verso front endpaper. Some minor foxing to catalogue at rear else inside pages very clean and tight. 280pp + 56pp adverts. 7 plates (folding) & 350 b&w woodcuts in text. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Engineer. Highlights of 120 Years. Foreword by HRH Duke of Edinburgh., MORTIMER, JOHN (ed):
15 MORTIMER, JOHN (ed): The Engineer. Highlights of 120 Years. Foreword by HRH Duke of Edinburgh.
Morgan-Grampian Ltd. 1976 
In illustrated limp card covers. 242pp. With b/w engravings and fold out colour plans of steam engines. In very good condition. Small marks to front and edges slightly rubbed. Small creases. Clean and tight inside. Published to celebrate 120 years of ‘The Engineer’, this collection of important articles showcasing developments in British engineering. Sections on Energy, Design, Transport and Manufacturing. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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James Watt and the steam revolution. A documentary history., ROBINSON, ERIC / MUSSON, A.E.:
16 ROBINSON, ERIC / MUSSON, A.E.: James Watt and the steam revolution. A documentary history.
Adams and Dart. 1969 1st edition. 
Size 8.5 x 10.0 inches. In beige cloth covers with gilt to light blue title label on spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; light scratches to front. Slightly creased along edges. Not price clipped). Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 228pp. With b/w plates and 16 colour engineering drawings at back. Published to coincide with the bicentenary of Watt’s patent for the separate condenser. All his patents subsequent to 1769 were accompanied by engineer’s wash drawings which are reproduced here. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Atlantic Telegraph. (1865)., RUSSELL, W.H.:
17 RUSSELL, W.H.: The Atlantic Telegraph. (1865).
David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot. 1972 1st thus. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 117pp. With b/w illustrations. In very good condition with very good dust wrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Originally published in 1865, this book tells the story of how the Great Eastern was adapted to lay the telegraph cable across the Atlantic and how, after some difficulties, the job was completed. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Handbook of the Petroleum Industry. A Newnes Industrial Handbook. Edited by G.Sell and H.A.Dossett., SELL, G. (ed):
18 SELL, G. (ed): Handbook of the Petroleum Industry. A Newnes Industrial Handbook. Edited by G.Sell and H.A.Dossett.
London. George Newnes Ltd. 1958 1st edition 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 213pp. With b/w photographs and charts. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed with small holes. Slightly creased along edges. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Background information for young people considering a career in the petroleum industry. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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The Romance of Modern Engineering. Containing interesting descriptions in Non-Technical Language of the Nile Dam, The Panama Canal, The Tower Bridge, The Brooklyn Bridge, The Trans-Siberian Railway, The Niagara Falls Power Co., Bermuda Floating Dock, etc., etc.; New Edition, Revised and Brought up to Date by T.W.Corbin. With many Illustrations., WILLIAMS, ARCHIBALD:
19 WILLIAMS, ARCHIBALD: The Romance of Modern Engineering. Containing interesting descriptions in Non-Technical Language of the Nile Dam, The Panama Canal, The Tower Bridge, The Brooklyn Bridge, The Trans-Siberian Railway, The Niagara Falls Power Co., Bermuda Floating Dock, etc., etc.; New Edition, Revised and Brought up to Date by T.W.Corbin. With many Illustrations.
Seeley, Service & Co. 1921. 
Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In illustrated dark grey covers with gilt crane to spine and elaborate red and white decor. 377pp. 16pp cat. With 19 b/w photographs. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Prize bookplkate to front endpaper, dated 1922. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. The author describes some of the major engineering acheivements of his time. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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In a Persian Oil Field. A Study in Scientific and Industrial Development. With a prefatory letter from Earl of Balfour., WILLIAMSON, J.W.:
20 WILLIAMSON, J.W.: In a Persian Oil Field. A Study in Scientific and Industrial Development. With a prefatory letter from Earl of Balfour.
London. Ernest Benn Ltd. 1927. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. Map to front endpaper. 189pp. With b/w photographs and a map. In very good condition. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Browning to back endpaper. Neat inscription to half title page, dated 1962. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. The work of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company in what is now Iraq.The object is to show how the Company applied scientific knowledge and methods in the oil industry and to describe some of the social, industrial and educational developments of that work. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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