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Guide to Kent Equipment for Power Stations and Steam Raising Plant

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, George Kent Ltd.:

Seller ID: 000940

Condition: Very Good


A book produced to show the instruments and equipment available from George Kent Ltd. at the time of printing, from the forward this suggests that it is 1937. 47 pp with many period photographs of old power station plant and machinery plus information on their usage. A fascinating book for those interested in this subject. Book clean and bright , gold a little dulled on boards. View more info

Heat Insulation a Report

By: N/A

Price: £12.95

Publisher: U.K, William Kenyon and Sons:

Seller ID: 000941

Condition: Very Good


Number 1603 of registered copies of a book produced by William kenyon and sons, heating engineers of Cheshire England. The book goes into great technical detail on the aspects of heat insulation for pipes especially in power stations, 96pp with many graphs, tables of results from tests and formulae. Book is black paper covered boards, little rubbed, with orange cloth spine, bumped and worn on corners,slightly rubbed top and bottom of spine, still a nice looking book. View more info

I C S Reference Library Road Vehicle Bodies

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, International Correspondence Schools:

Seller ID: 001303

Condition: Very Good


Technical book for coach building of road and rail vehicles. Eleven separate sections each consisting of fifty to seventy pages each, many technical illustrations. Leather a little scuffed top and bottom of spine and corners, light mark on back, still a very good tight copy. PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL on request. View more info

Operator's Manual for Clayton Steam Generator Model RO-2500

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Lancashire UK,

Seller ID: 001589

Condition: Very Good


Operators manual for steam generator manufactured by the Vulcan Foundry Limited in Lancashire UK.Technical information with several pull out diagrams. Card covers a little grubby but not dirty, a few light marks to pages inside but overall a nice copy, not dated, priced inside at 3/6d DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Machinery Calculations with Illustrations of MacHinery Made By Arundel Coulthard & Co Ltd

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Stockport UK, Arundel Coulthard & Co Ltd: 1920

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001866

Condition: Very Good


Full title of book is Machinery calculations with speeds, productions and useful information together with illustrations and particulars of winding, doubling, gassing, reeling and making-up machinery made by Arundel, Coulthard & Co Ltd. Sovereign Works, Stockport. 209 pp with much technical information plus many period photographs of machinery and accessories. Book is cloth covered card so the covers are flexible, very lightly rubbed, front inner hinge has small split i... View more info

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Sea Going Qualities of Ships a Seminar Held at the National Physical Laboratory 1961

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003124

Condition: Very Good


Report of a seminar held at the National Physical Laboratory on 17th and 18th October 1961. 150 pages with many graphs and maps, an in depth technical report. Book is clean and bright inside, outside a little dusty and slight wear along edges, a tight sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Handbook of British Standards for Building Materials and Components

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, British Standards Institution: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003150

Condition: Good Plus


BS Handbook No. 3 going into great detail on the standards applicable to all manner of building supplies, pipes, windows, roofing, electrical goods and much more. 315 pages with many technical illustrations and colour chart for paints. Pages are overall clean just the lightest of foxing on endpapers, neat owners names on inside front endpaper. Outer covers a little dusty and some marks especially on spine See image . A sound copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILE... View more info

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The Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society January - June 1932

By: N/A

Price: £59.00

Publisher: UK, Royal Aeronautical Society: 1932

Seller ID: 004178

Condition: Very Good


Six journals of The Royal Aeronautical Society Vol XXXVI numbers 253 to 258 inclusive January to June 1932. Journals are bound in a seemingly home made card cover with titles pasted on, journals are bound without covers and the pages numbered 1 to 530. Much technical information with some diagrams and photographs. Journals are bright and clean, outer card covers a little creased and worn in places SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Victaulic Patent Joint for Steel or Cast Iron Pipe Mains

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Victaulic Company Limited:

Seller ID: 005082

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on Victaulic pipe joints used for all sorts of pipes from very large industrial pipes to smaller industrial pipes. 52 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus technical text. Card covers with spiral metal spine, covers are a little rubbed and a few light stains, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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A Manual of Marine Engineering Comprising the Designing Construction and Working of Marine Machinery

By: A E Seaton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Charles Griffin and Company: 1888

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007978

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on marine engineering, seventh edition, 486 pages plus 6 pages of adverts in overall bright clean condition just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages and outer edges of pages, previous owners stamp on first couple of pages Stewart Trevithick, couple of pencilled names on first blank page dated 1889. Many B/w illustrations incuding one fold out, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards have light w... View more info

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V.16 the Story of the B.R.M. Engine

By: A F Rivers Fletcher

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Motor Racing Publications Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005007

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the B R M engine, 26 pages in bright clean condition just slight yellowing to edges, 8 lay over clear cut away illustrations of engines plus very informative text, no dustwrapper outer boards are clean with light bump to bottom of spine, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Catalogue of Apparatus for Botanical Laboratories and the Study of Plant Physiology 1912

By: A Gallenkamp and Co Ltd

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, A Gallenkamp and Co Ltd: 1912

Seller ID: 006184

Condition: Good


Trade catalogue for 1912, third edition for A Gallenkamp and Co Ltd manufacturers of laboratory equipment. 200 pages in clean condition with just very slight browning from age, endpapers are a little foxed with previous owners names and address on inside front board, four large stamps of old time stars stuck on front endpaper, first few pages have corners creased over at extreme tips. Outer boards are rubbed and worn with small triangular loss to bottom corner 2½ Inches... View more info

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Handbook of Models 126-127

By: Albion Motors Ltd

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Australia, Albion Motors Ltd: 1937

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007831

Condition: Very Good


Very informative handbook book for Albion Motors in Australia,53 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations including fold out plans, all present as listed plus very informative text for maintaining the vehicles, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are have a few light marks. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Batteries on Ships

By: Bagshaw, Norman E.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Chichester, United Kingdom, Research Studies Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004054

ISBN: 0471900214

Condition: Very Good


Very technical book on the subject of batteries on ships, general purpose and special purpose including submarine and torpedo propulsion. 203 pages in very bright clean condition with many technical illustrations and graphs, just the lightest of rubbing to top and bottom of spine and corners of outer boards, very light fading to spine. A nice copy SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Bassett Lowke Ltd Scale Model Engines Catalogue 1929

By: Bassett Lowke Ltd

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Northampton, Bassett Lowke Ltd: 1929

Seller ID: 006052

Condition: Good Plus


Very bright clean catalogue of scale model engines, motors, dynamos plus other materials for the model maker and working models from a top model manufacturer in March 1929. The catalogue has 181 pages in very bright clean condition with many photographs and illustrations of engines, motors, models and accessories. Outer card covers a little rubbed on edges. tiny loss to bottom of spine, tiny splits to spine and very light dustiness from age,couple of light marks to rear ... View more info

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100 Woods: Guide to Popular Timbers of the World

By: Bishop, Peter

Price: £15.95

Publisher: Marlborough, Wilts, United Kingdom, The Crowood Press Ltd: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002412

ISBN: 1861261675

Condition: Very Good


A very comprehensive guide to some of the most commony used timbers of the World. Very informative text on the uses of the different woods, the origins, the properties, accompanied by colour photographs and line drawings. A n extremely detailed guide to various woods. Book and wrapper are very bright and clean SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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BMW Flugmotoren Einschlieblich Rapp Und Siemens Bramo Flugmotoren

By: BMW Motors

Price: £24.99

Publisher: Steinebach, Luftfahrt Verlag Walter Zuerl:

Seller ID: 006874

Condition: Very Good


Informative book on BMW engines, TEXT in GERMAN no English translation, 120 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present plus very informative text in GERMAN, NO dustwrapper, illustrated card covers are lightly rubbed on edges,not dated believed to be 1960s. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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My Life

By: Bruyne, Norman De

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Midsummer Books Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003213

ISBN: 1851830804

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of an academic who moved on to a very successful career in industry including the aviation industry as well as producing scientific papers and giving lectures. 173 pages both book and dustwrapper are in very good clean condition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Graphic Statics

By: Cyril S Benson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 008214

Condition: Very Good


Technical book on Graphic statics a method of working out internal forces in a determinate frame for use by structural, civil and mechanical engineers, architects, surveyors and builders. 96 pages in very bright clean condition just neat name on front endpaper, many B/w technical illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also lightly rubbed on edges and spine, not price clipped. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES ... View more info

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Practical Geometry and Graphics

By: D A Low

Price: £19.99

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007230

Condition: Very Good


Very informative and detailed book on Geometry, 448 pages in overall bright clean condition just very light browning to extreme edges of pages and endpapers, many technical illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little dusty weith age and a couple of light marks. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info