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Image for THE FASCINATION OF OUR RAILWAYS A Series of Instructive Talks for Boys [older students ]

THE FASCINATION OF OUR RAILWAYS A Series of Instructive Talks for Boys [older students ]

By: " MERCURY "

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, John Bale, Sons & Danielsson, Ltd: 1927

Seller ID: 118794

Condition: Good


Undated c. late 1920's [ pos. Undated 1st ed.or early rep.]H/b. Well illustrated 56 Old, interesting & informative , b/w, listed, photographic plates. " [ includes photo the smallest Public Railway in the World, Eskdale.] Dedicated to Smith minor & his honourable brotherhood of critical young railway students". by " Murcury ". 27 chpts. 115pp. 185x125mm [ No inscsp. no annotation, med fox tanning to foredge & some page margins.] Clean boards very minor wear.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for TRAINS OF TODAY Beautifully Designed in Colour

TRAINS OF TODAY Beautifully Designed in Colour

By: --- .

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, JUVENILE Productions ltd: 1940

Seller ID: 123123

Condition: Very Good


Large Slim P/b. 15 Full-page Artist's Colour plates+ one to front & one to rear of covers.[Royal Scott & Coronation Express L.N.E.R] 32pp . Unpaginated.Undated c.1940.Blue-tone slightly large text font opposite pictures.For all train enthusiasts , child & adult alike.[ London New streamlined Underground train / Express Diesel Engine Rail Car G.W.R. / Cheltenham Flyer / Merchant Navy / The Ace etc.[ sound tight binding to rusty staples , No inscsp, clean throughout, paper creamed] bright illus paper covers edgewear col/rub/loss. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for TOOL-ROOM PRACTICE PART 1. PLANE SURFACES AND STRAIGHT-EDGES (MACHINERY'S YELLOW BACK SERIES No.13)

TOOL-ROOM PRACTICE PART 1. PLANE SURFACES AND STRAIGHT-EDGES (MACHINERY'S YELLOW BACK SERIES No.13)

By: ---- .

Price: £8.00

Publisher: BRIGHTON , Sussex, THE MACHINERY PUBLISHING CO: 1958

Seller ID: 122180

Condition: Very Good


Orange Card Covers with Black Titles. 215 x 140 mm approx. 64pp Undated reprint. Copyright date1958. Illustrated in line and by b/w photos. Full title on title page - Design of Surface Plates- Methods of Scraping, lapping and testing flat surfaces-straight Edges. VG ( covers a little faded and slight musty smell to book block. No previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual booklet offered for sale. View more info

Image for TOOL-ROOM PRACTICE PART 5.THE LOCATION OF ACCURATELY SPACED HOLES.(MACHINERY'S YELLOW BACK SERIES No.13D)

TOOL-ROOM PRACTICE PART 5.THE LOCATION OF ACCURATELY SPACED HOLES.(MACHINERY'S YELLOW BACK SERIES No.13D)

By: ---- .

Price: £8.00

Publisher: BRIGHTON , Sussex, THE MACHINERY PUBLISHING CO: 1964

Seller ID: 122182

Condition: Very Good


Orange Card Covers with Black Titles. 215 x 140 mm approx. 64pp Undated reprint. Copyright page silent as to date but circa1964. Illustrated in line and by b/w photos. Full title on title page - Machining holes from centre punch marks- Locating holes with buttons and discs - Locating holes on a circle- Miscellaneous methods of hole locating. VG ( covers a little faded and slight musty smell to book block. No previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual booklet offered for sale. View more info

Image for LAND-ROVER OWNER'S MAINTENANCE MANUAL Part no 4852 c. 1960's

LAND-ROVER OWNER'S MAINTENANCE MANUAL Part no 4852 c. 1960's

By: ----- . -

Price: £15.00

Publisher: SOLIHULL, THE ROVER Co. Ltd: 1965

Seller ID: 118431

Condition: Poor


Poor-Laminated oblong P/b Undated c.1960's.Part no 4852.Series 11a Regular & Long / Series 11b Forward Control / Petrol & Diesel Models / Negative Earth Electrical system etc." - to provide Supplementary information "[ incorporating free service & maintenance schedules]The Rover Co.Ltd, Sollihull.[ booklett in poor condition - staples rusted so cover just about hanging-on in there, internall pages sound though, a well used manual but on the whole pages relatively clean & tidy.The information is clear illustrated b/w line drawings :however needless to say the end-papers are very stained... View more info

Image for GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY MAGAZINE [ GWR Centenary Number, Art Edition ] FACSIMILE NO 9 , September 1935 , Vol XLV11 . 1835 - 1935

GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY MAGAZINE [ GWR Centenary Number, Art Edition ] FACSIMILE NO 9 , September 1935 , Vol XLV11 . 1835 - 1935

By: --------- ....... --------

Price: £3.00

Publisher: AVON, s: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123936

ISBN: 0905466675

Condition: Very Good


VG P/b Magazine.549pp+ xlvii of Adverts.G.W.R. Centenary Number of " The Railway Gazette" is Advertisement p. xlv, one shilling.Facsimile Reprint by Avon-AngliA Publications. illus. b/w photo-plates & in line.[ No inscsp. no annotation, tight binding, clean throughout ] no loss to cover. 245X175mm. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE FORTH ROAD BRIDGE

By: -----------

Price: £18.00

Publisher: EDINBURGH, THE FORTH ROAD BRIDGE JOINT BOARD: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124036

Condition: Near Fine


Blue Rexine Book Cloth Boards with Blocked Silver title and image of the bridge to front board. 305 x 260 mm approx. 64 pp. Illustrated with many b/w photos, a double page map and four line illustrations by James Smith the book was published by the board for provision to guests at the official opening ceremony by the Queen on Sept 4th 1964. It contains a pictorial record of the building of the Queensferry passage bridge with text on the history of the conception of the project, it's progress from Government approval in Feb 1958 and associated technical information as well as that of the compan... View more info

Image for PRESS DIE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PART TWO NO 24a MACHINERY'S YELLOW BACK SERIES

PRESS DIE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PART TWO NO 24a MACHINERY'S YELLOW BACK SERIES

By: ---------.

Price: £5.95

Publisher: Brighton / London, The Machinery Publishing Co Ltd: 1963

Seller ID: 9296

Condition: VG


Orange Paper Back , VG , 1963 reprint , illustrated line drawings , 52pps , Preface , 4 chpts on Progressive Blanking etc / Shear-type piercing etc / slug-type cutting etc / Forming dies etc [ Engineering & Design ] a popular series in the metal-working field [ no inscsp/annoattion , tight binding , fade to spine not effecting titles View more info

THE CENTENARY of the BEATTIE WELL TANK at QUAINTON 1874 - 1974

By: ----.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: QUAINTON RAILWAY Society Ltd: 1974

Seller ID: 118135

Condition: Good


Slim P/b Good 24pp+ continuing text & plates to covers inside and out. B/w illustrated photographic plates nigh all pages.The Beattie Well Tank 1874 - 1974 [undated 1974] The Quainton Railway Society.[the Phoenix , Comet , London Suburban traffic , country branch lines , Wadebridge , clay shed etc ] Unpaginated.[ tight binding , No inscsp.clean staples to exterior but just starting to rust to centre pages - bindings tight and sound, paper light age-creamed, Interior VG , exterior handling soil with small minor tan stain lower edge [thumb] and black erased price to top front.Front Cover shows -... View more info

Image for METRO HANDBOOK , Austin Rover , Metro 1.0, 1.3, MAYFAIR VANDEN PLAS , Metro Vans

METRO HANDBOOK , Austin Rover , Metro 1.0, 1.3, MAYFAIR VANDEN PLAS , Metro Vans

By: -.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Austin Rover Group Ltd: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 119179

Condition: Good


Oblong smaller laminated P/b Good.1988.2nd ed.Metro 1.0, 1.3,Mayfair Vanden Plas, Metro Vans. Controls , Operating, Maintenance., Index, 6 blank pages for Notes to rear, very good copy apart from ink annotaion to 6 pages , 96pages.b/w illus.[Car Manuals] tight clean staples , ink sentece to rear cover, holder's sticker to front cover.o/w clean copy.Recommeded Lubricants leaflet inserted . PLS See our image. View more info

THE LINE THAT JACK BUILT the Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway in Pictures

By: .----------------.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Shepperton, Ian Allan:

Seller ID: 10054

ISBN: 071100126x

Condition: VG


Paper Back , VG , Uunpaginated Stapled Booklett , no inscsp , tight bindings , clean staples , b/w photograpphs to all pages , Colour card cover s with light edgewear to crease-fold spine , Frontis- " here is Jack - building the mIniature in 1926" [ Captn JEP Howey ] View more info

Image for THE BOOK OF THE TRIUMPH HERALD A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK COVERING ALL MODELS UP TO AND INCLUDING 1961 , PITMAN'S MOTORIST LIBRARY

THE BOOK OF THE TRIUMPH HERALD A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK COVERING ALL MODELS UP TO AND INCLUDING 1961 , PITMAN'S MOTORIST LIBRARY

By: ABBEY , Staton , A.M.I.M.I.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, PITMAN / PITMAN'S MOTORIST LIBRARY: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6771

Condition: VG+


Small VG+ H/b in Fair-poor D/j. A SCARCER title in the Pitman's Motorist Library, Car Manual by Staton Abbey A.M.I.M.I, author of "Automobile Steering , Braking and Suspension Overhaul "etc. For both novice & mechanic .116pp.[card covers maroon cloth spine, No inscsp.no annotation. spot cloth loss to spine] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 6/- , edgewear nicks & tear-lines, col.rub; small loss front base. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for RAILWAY PLANNING and MAKING

RAILWAY PLANNING and MAKING

By: ALLEN , Cecil J , MInst AILOcoE

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, LONGMANS Green & Co: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 979

Condition: Good


Hard Back Good, 1st ed. 1928.CJ Allen MInst AILOcoE. Frontis & 3 more Colour plates + 52 b/w plates of real interest to all enthusiasts. The Steel Highway Series. 132pp.[Science & Engineering] The railway Pioneers facing all the challeges at home & abroad - mountains, underground , water etc brown cloth book - neat ink inscsp.to fep, light-med fox tanning to 1st/last few pages moreso to end-papers., Sound binding, exterior minor softness/fray top/tail spine, some light marks - overall clean covers.light edgewear rub. PLS See our image View more info

Image for SUSSEX CHURCHES

SUSSEX CHURCHES

By: ALLEN , John , CLARIDGE , Geoffrey , SPILLER , John , WOOD , Ralph

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Sussex, SUSSEX HISTORIC CHURCHES TRUST: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122238

ISBN: 0950951307

Condition: VG


Large slim VG P/b.1st ed.Internall FINE, no inscsp. tight binding. [ clean covers with edgewear col.rub/loss.64pp.b/w illustrated to all pages. 68 differnet Churches across the county of Sussex [ Alfriston / Amberley / Arundel - to - Winchelsea / Withyham / Worth ] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for PRACTICAL FIVE-FIGURE MATHEMATICAL TABLES

PRACTICAL FIVE-FIGURE MATHEMATICAL TABLES

By: ATTWOOD , C , BSc [Eng] AMIEE

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co: 1948

Seller ID: 118740

Condition: Very Good


Linen covered blue paper boards, 210x170mm approx. v+74pp. Contains quite extensive notes on using five-figure tables at end. VG (Book- Light shelf soiling and creasing to covers, corners of a few pages turned and occasional light foxing spots).Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for A LITTLE OF OURSELVES goes into every instument we make [ Foxboro Co. 1908 - 1958 ]

A LITTLE OF OURSELVES goes into every instument we make [ Foxboro Co. 1908 - 1958 ]

By: B.H.BRISTOL , President (FORWARD)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: FOXBORO MASSACHUSETTS, THE FOXBORO COMPANY[: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123910

Condition: Very Good


Salmon Pink Card covers with matching end papers, gilt title to front cover. 255 x 175 mm approx. iv + 86 pp. Many unspecified b/w photos. History of the Company from its founding in 1908 - 1958 produced to and written by employees with a forward by the then president B.H. Bristol to mark its' 50th anniversary. Founded by Edgar and Bennet Bristol in 1908 as an Industrial Instrument Manufacturer and supplier the company was acquired by Siebe PLC in 1990. This company then merged with BTR to form Ivensys plc and subsequently was acquired by Schneider Electric in 2014. VG (Covers - light shelf... View more info

Image for RESTORING THE TRAMCAR The Walter Gratwicke Memorial Lecture 1982

RESTORING THE TRAMCAR The Walter Gratwicke Memorial Lecture 1982

By: BACON , A D , Project & Mechanical Engineer , GRATWICKE , Walter ,Institution of Locomotive Engineers ,Institution of Metals etc.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Colchester, TRAMWAY & Light Railway Soc.: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121342

Condition: Near Fine


1987.1st ed.Near FINE P/b.no notable defect, clean staples.No inscsp. Well illustrated 28 photo-b/w plates.Gratwicke Paper No 13.Walter Gratwicke [1887 - 1967 ] a Foremost Tramway Expert.; expert Electrical & Mechanical Engineer - home & abroad , mainly in the field of Power Transmission. Author A D Bacon a specialist Mechanical & Project Engineer etc. Notes on both Bacon & Gratwicke.followed by l Intro;, Pioneering years -to -1980's. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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The RYA Book of DIESEL ENGINES [ Royal Yachting Association]

By: BARTLETT , Tim ,

Price: £19.95

Publisher: London, ADLARD COLES NAUTICAL / Motor Boat & Yachting: 2000

Seller ID: 123148

ISBN: 0713648473

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b [ light cover fade top spine corner- all else As New ] Large Laminated, Slim.88pp.No incsp.No annotaion.[ Science & Engineering / Mechanics]Practical Reference, comprehensive Guide manual.[ the basic engines - types etc / fuel / air / cooling / oil / electrics / gearboxes / propeller / controls / tools / practice & faults etc] UK Engine Manufacturers & Importers ; Appendix RYA Diesel Engine Course Syllabus. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for DER SEGELSCHIFFE GROSSE ZEIT Herausgegeben Von Joseph Jobe Ins Deutsche Ubertragen Von Lothar Eich Und Erneste Henriot [ WOODEN SHIPS With Plans & ILlustrated ]

DER SEGELSCHIFFE GROSSE ZEIT Herausgegeben Von Joseph Jobe Ins Deutsche Ubertragen Von Lothar Eich Und Erneste Henriot [ WOODEN SHIPS With Plans & ILlustrated ]

By: BATHE , B W , RUBIN De CERVIN , G B , TAILLEMITE , E

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Bielefeld, VERLAG DELIUS, KLASING & Co: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11184

ISBN: 3768801233

Condition: VG+


VG+ Large H/b.VG+ D/j.1st. Wooden Sailing Ships of yesteryear.Fold-out plans.German text, profusely illustrated. Maritime Ship history/ travel & exploration/ war / ship modelers ] 274pp.290x250mm [ blue cloth black titles+ illus. to front board, tight binding, No inscsp. no annotation. margin & spine light fade. b/w illus + some in Colour.Vorwort by von Joseph Jobe.] Dust Jacket not clipped. margiin fox tan to rear cover. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for MARCONI'S BATTLE FOR RADIO Science Story

MARCONI'S BATTLE FOR RADIO Science Story

By: BIRCH , Beverley , CORFIELD , Robin Bell ,

Price: £1.50

Publisher: London, GOLLANCZ Children's Ppaerbacks: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6529

ISBN: 0575060115

Condition: Fine


FINE Slim laminated P/b.235x160mm.Colour illustrated with story text to all pages.Unpaginated.No inscsp.book as new. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info