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Image for The Complete Book of Model Railway Electronics. Second edition.

The Complete Book of Model Railway Electronics. Second edition.

By: AMOS, ROGER:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens Limited. 2002 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 73677


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 256pp. With b/w diagrams. Guidance on electrics for the model railway enthusiast. View more info

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Experimental Mechanics. A Course of Lectures Delivered at the Royal College of Science for Ireland.

By: BALL, Robert Stawell;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. 1871 1st edition,:

Seller ID: 77527


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. Illus... View more info

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Records of London Wells. Memoirs of the Geological Survey. England and Wales.

By: BARROW, G. / WILLS, L.J.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London. HMSO. 1913 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 68850


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. View more info

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Mining and Minerals.

By: DAVIES, E.N. / NORTHEDGE, G.A.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Pergamon Press. 1967 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70793


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. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: GALLOWAY, ELIJAH:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London: Printed for Thomas Kelly. 1837:

Seller ID: 73094


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 publ... View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: Markham, Edward R

Price: £11.00

Publisher: American School of Correspondence 1908:

Seller ID: 52476


Bound in original red cloth covers with black to spine and front. In generally good condition. Some slight stains to cover. Slight stains and browning to front and rear end papers. Inside clean and tight. 206pp. Prof. ills throughout with b/w diagrams and plates. Includes chapters on; General principles of tool making, Dies and forming tools, Drills, Arbors, Reamers and taps. View more info

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The Workman's Manual of Engineering Drawing. With Nearly Three Hundred and Fifty Woodcuts and Seven Plates.

By: MAXTON, John;

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London Lockwood & Co. 1871:

Seller ID: 76980


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 a... View more info

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The Engineer. Highlights of 120 Years. Foreword by HRH Duke of Edinburgh.

By: MORTIMER, JOHN (ed):

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Morgan-Grampian Ltd. 1976:

Seller ID: 58669


In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Small marks to front and edges slightly rubbed. Small creases. Clean and tight inside. 242pp. With b/w engravings and fold out colour plans of steam engines. 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. View more info

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James Watt and the steam revolution. A documentary history.

By: ROBINSON, ERIC / MUSSON, A.E.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Adams and Dart. 1969 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71326


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 ... View more info

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Handbook of the Petroleum Industry. A Newnes Industrial Handbook. Edited by G.Sell and H.A.Dossett.

By: SELL, G. (ed):

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London. George Newnes Ltd. 1958 1st edition:

Seller ID: 73425


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 213pp. With b/w photographs and charts. Background information for young people considering a career in the petroleum industry. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: WILLIAMS, ARCHIBALD:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co. 1921.:

Seller ID: 71135


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In illustrated dark grey covers with gilt crane to spine and elaborate red and white decor. 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. 377pp. 16pp cat. With 19 b/w photographs. The author describes some of the major engineering acheivements of his time. View more info