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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


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 we... 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


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, pape... 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


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


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 d... 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


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... View more info

Image for MILITARY ENGINEERING BRIDGING (GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND MATERIALS)

MILITARY ENGINEERING BRIDGING (GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND MATERIALS)

By: ---------

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, HMSO: 1934

Seller ID: 120574


Green Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine , 220x145 mm approx. 284pp + plates at end.Military Handbook - Volume III- Part I., 5s 6d , Published for military use this reference book providing much information to the civil engineer as well as the interested layperson. Includes many tables as well as the 57 plates comprising b/w photos, line drawings and plans (many fold out). VG (Book- Moderate colour rubbing to cloth but no notable soiling. Pencil name of former owner... 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


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

Image for TOOL-ROOM PRACTICE PART 4. MEASURING WITH SLIP GAUGES MARKING OUT.(MACHINERY'S YELLOW BACK SERIES No.13c)

TOOL-ROOM PRACTICE PART 4. MEASURING WITH SLIP GAUGES MARKING OUT.(MACHINERY'S YELLOW BACK SERIES No.13c)

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

Price: £8.00

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

Seller ID: 122181


Orange Card Covers with Black Titles. 215 x 140 mm approx. 64pp Undated reprint. Copyright date1964. Illustrated in line and by b/w photos. Full title on title page - Use of Slip Gauges alone and in conjunction with special holders and accessories- Marking-out rectangular forms, Hole Centres, Angles, Radii and irregular shapes VG ( covers a little faded and slight musty smell to book block. No previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. No other notable defects). Please... 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


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 ... 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


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


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

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THE HAND-BOOK OF THE LAUNDRY

By: A LADY

Price: £150.00

Publisher: LONDON, W.S.ORR: 1839

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122169


Black cloth limp boards with gilt blocked title and price to front panel. 140 x 90 mm approx. Publisher's yellow end papers, viii + 140pp + 4pp of publisher's adverts. A few unspecified line illustrations. Detailed instruction and advice on soaking, cleaning, stain removal, drying, ironing, folding and storage of diverse fabrics and clothing items from Silk to Calicoes and Kid Gloves to Dusters. NB "Attention must be paid to the soaping of lace...which requires to be... 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


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


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 ... 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


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 HOW IT WORKS, ENLARGED & REVISED.Dealing in Simple Language with Steam, Electricity, Light, Heat, Sound, Hydralulics, Optics, etc. and with their application to Apparatus in Common Use

HOW IT WORKS, ENLARGED & REVISED.Dealing in Simple Language with Steam, Electricity, Light, Heat, Sound, Hydralulics, Optics, etc. and with their application to Apparatus in Common Use

By: ARCHIBALD WILLIAMS

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, THOMAS NELSON AND SONS: 1912

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 121593


Red illustrated cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front board.190 x 140 mm approx. xii + 484pp. Undated but circa 1912 as publisher's name does not include incorporation as "Ltd" and important events in the history of aviation listed to Sept 1910 only. Eighth Edition Revised and Enlarged. The book was first published in 1906. 243 figs being mainly line drawings in text with some full page photo. plates. A fascinating read for any child showing an intere... 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


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 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


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 b... View more info

THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH Shire Series No 24

By: BAILEY , Jocelyn

Price: £2.50

Publisher: RISBOROUGH, SHIRE: 1980

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 117848


P/b VG, 1980.32pp. profusely illustrated b/w. J Bailey. Intro; Equipment & tools, Materials & methods,Farrier , Agricultural & Ornamental work. col illus cover book - tight bindings , no inscsp , light edgewear, staples clean, no inscsp.tight bindings.[ Country craftsmen] View more info

Image for THE METROPOLITAN RAILWAY ,The Oakwood Library of Railway History No 7

THE METROPOLITAN RAILWAY ,The Oakwood Library of Railway History No 7

By: BAKER , C , Authority

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Lingfield, The OAKWOD Press: 1960

Seller ID: 122843


VG H/b.[ Internal FINE ]1960.Small Slim. illus. 32 b/w photo: plates, graphs & in line.The first Locomotives /steam.[ 3 Appendices Station names & new stations / Tickets / Metropolitan Facts ]Biblio. From early origins. Oakwood series no 7.[book Fine internally, clean throughout, No inscsp. tight binding]External Good, light fox tan spotting to hard-card covers, light handling soil, minor markings to rear, edgewear rub/fray to faded blue cloth spine, 9/6 , disputed by ... View more info