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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 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 MERCEDES BENZ [ Service Manual ] PASSENGER CAR SERIES 210 190.190E Introduction into Service. [ English Text ]

MERCEDES BENZ [ Service Manual ] PASSENGER CAR SERIES 210 190.190E Introduction into Service. [ English Text ]

By: -------

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Stuttgart- Unterurkheim, Daimler-Benz Aktiengesellschaft:

Seller ID: 9833

Condition: Fine-


FINE P/b.Large.Laminated powder blue card wraps, Undated, 254pp. b/w illustrated with b/w photo;-plates & line figs. Introduction into service Manual. English Text. (Book- as new no previous owner name, no annotation. No soiling or signs of use.) Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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

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

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

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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

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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 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION A Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations of the Science & Art Department, The Royal Institute of British Architects, The Surveyors' Institution etc; Designed Also as a Book of Reference for Persons Engaged in Building. 6th Revised Edition .

PRACTICAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION A Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations of the Science & Art Department, The Royal Institute of British Architects, The Surveyors' Institution etc; Designed Also as a Book of Reference for Persons Engaged in Building. 6th Revised Edition .

By: ALLEN , John Parnell , Fellow Surveyors' Institution

Price: £37.00

Publisher: Ludgate Hill , London, CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND SON: 1924

Seller ID: 120125

Condition: Good


H/b thick format 600pp. 6th Revised edition 1924.illustrated over 1300 of Figures;+ b/w plates.[Scientific & Technical] Building & Architecture [ Crosby Lockwood ] A Comprehensive Practical Guide - 30 chpts - [ bricks / stone / roof / partitions / wood / mouldings / windows / foundations / damp / calculating strains etc] ] 584pp + 16pp publisher's adverts [ book - interior - no inscsp / annotaion , light tanning , few pale margin edge thumb marks, light fox , tight binding ] [ exterior - relatively clean covers front/spine; some col loss/fade to rear due to ? either wear over the years or pos.... 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

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TRACTION ENGINES Past and Present

By: BEAUMONT , Anthony , Specialist

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123151

ISBN: 0715363794

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.VG+D/j.1st. Photographic History with text. illus. Technically Outstanding Photographs feature a variety of engines from 29 Manufacturers: b/w plates all pages.This is the author's twelfth book on , and about, Steam engines. In 2 parts- The working Years & The Preservation Years.[ book is as new, no inscsp ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, no notable defect, no tears, no crease. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for THE BRIGHTON CHAIN PIER in MEMORIAM , Its HISTORY From 1823 to 1896, With a BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE of SIR SAMUAL BROWN , Its DESIGNER and CONSTRUCTOR , and an APPENDIX ( LEGAL DOCUMENTS)

THE BRIGHTON CHAIN PIER in MEMORIAM , Its HISTORY From 1823 to 1896, With a BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE of SIR SAMUAL BROWN , Its DESIGNER and CONSTRUCTOR , and an APPENDIX ( LEGAL DOCUMENTS)

By: BISHOP, JOHN GEORGE

Price: £75.00

Publisher: BRIGHTON, PRIVATE: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118476

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth boards with laid on black title label in gilt. 295x235mm approx. Double page frontis: Chain Pier january 1825., [viii] 74pp + xxv, All plates and illustrations . Privately published by Bishop, a local author ( A Peep into the Past- Brighton in the Olden Time etc) at the request of friends as a memorial of the Chain Pier destroyed in a storm on 4th December 1896. VG (Book- re-sewn on cords and re-cased in plain cloth with new end papers probably within last 30 years. A little rubbing to cloth at head and tail of spine and a few light shelf marks. No previous owner name or insc.) Pl... View more info

Image for GREAT RAILWAY SHOW at the National Railway Museum York , National Museum of Science & Industry SOUVENIR BOOKLET

GREAT RAILWAY SHOW at the National Railway Museum York , National Museum of Science & Industry SOUVENIR BOOKLET

By: BLAKEMORE , Michael , & Others

Price: £6.00

Publisher: York, National Museum Railway: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121719

Condition: Very Good


Large slim laminated P/b. no inscp. no annotation. page edges just starting to fox cream. tight binding. clean staples.mild crease line.Intro; A Plan , Early railways , freight, shipping , boat train , mail etc. plus Museum Info: Please see our actual images of the book offered for sale. View more info

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WORKSHOP PRACTICE SIMPLIFIED , Pitman's Pocket Handbooks Revised Edition

By: BLANDFORD , P W , Instructor of Engineering

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac PITMAN & Sons Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 11296

Condition: Good


Small Slim Good P/b.c.1950's.The basic information on the subject that a keen beginner in engineering might expect to acquire [ be he a Flight Mechanic , Fitter , Armourer , Instrument repairer etc ] Nothing in this booklet is contrary to RAF. engineering practice. [ measuring/ bench tools / screw-cutting / forge work/ heat / metal joints/ machine tools etc] .illustrated 6 b/w plates+ in line.Preface. Tables . 32pp. 180x125mm.[ Clean throughout, no inscsp, no annotations, covers bit worse for wear ] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE CHEMISTRY OF PETROLEUM AND ITS SUBSTITUTES A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK

By: C.K.TINKLER , DSc [Birm] BSc [ Lond & Wales] & F. CHALLENGER , PhD [Gottingen] BSc [Lond] FIC , Both Lecturers in Chemistry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND SON: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123790

Condition: Good


Blue Buckram Cloth Boards and dulled gilt titles, 220 x 150 mm approx. xvi + 352 pp + 16 pp Publisher's catalogue for 1914. 38 Illustrations listed being 45 Figs + many chemical formulae in text. First Edition 1915. Introduction by Sir Boverton Redwood, Bart. Good ( Boards- moderate to heavy shelf wear to cloth with nick/ loss to spine.Titles dulled. Ex Lib- Ramsay Laboratory of Chemical Engineering U.C.L. with pocket envelope to front paste down, stamp of such to title page. End papers cracked - mull and tapes holding. Occassional pencil marginalia.A sound working copy. Please see our images... View more info