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Image for Souvenir of the Opening of Kingston Power Station

Souvenir of the Opening of Kingston Power Station

By: British Electricity Authority

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, British Electricity Authority: 1948

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007857

Condition: Very Good


Souvenir of the Opening of Kingston Power Station by his Majesty the King accompanied by her Majesty the Queen on the 27th day of October 1948. Contains 69 pages in very bright clean condition. Endpapers by Eric Fraser see image, many B/w photographs of work force, buildings, dignatries and pull out plans, tipped in water colour illustration by Norman Battershill. all illustrations present as called for plus very informative text. Card dustwrapper around plain card co... View more info

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The Commerce in Rubber : The First 250 Years

By: Coates, Austin SIGNED

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford Uk, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 007040

ISBN: 0195888685

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the Rubber industry anrd the Rubber trade from its beginnings. 380 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. Commisioned by the Singapore International Chamber of commerce Rubber Association and has their Gold compliments sticker on the title page. INSCRIBED by AUSTIN COATES on title page For John Carr with my thanks and good wishes Austin Coates 10.12.87. Dustw... View more info

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Carpet Manufacture

By: Fred Bradbury

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Belfast Ireland, Fred Bradbury: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008041

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on carpet manufacture, privately published by the author. 301 pages in very bright clean condition, 19 pages of splendid, artistic adverts. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very detailed, informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are stiff flexible boards, imitation leather appearance, a little rubbed and worn on edges, spine a little lighter in colour to boards. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. D... View more info

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The Alloa Glass Work: An Account of Its Development Since 1750

By: John L Carvel

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, T. AND A. CONSTABLE, PRINTERS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008032

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the Alloa Glass Work, 103 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper has some large losses to edges and some browning to edges and spine, not price clipped,Outer boards have some light marking to edges,quite minor.Overall a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Tools for the Job

By: L T C Rolt

Price: £29.95

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007816

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on macine tools and their makers through history, second impression 1968. Contains 256 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is lightly rubbed on edges and very slightly browned on spine,not price clipped, a nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Blasting Practice

By: Nobel's Explosives Company Limited

Price: £19.99

Publisher: Scotland, Nobel's Explosives Company Limited: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007465

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on blasting techniques and explosives used in industry, fourth edition. 284 pages in bright clean condition just very slight yellowing to extreme edges of pages, No 4 wriiten in ink on front endpaper. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is a little worn on edges and some creasing to front inside flap,not price clipped. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAIL... View more info

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The Control of Water as Applied to Irrigation Power and Town Water Supply Purposes

By: Philip A Morley Parker

Price: £15.99

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons Limited: 1932

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 006941

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on this subject, second edition, second impression. 1055 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w technical illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. HEAVY BOOK 1.4 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are bright and clean just the very lightest of rubbing on edges, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Two Hundred Precious Metal Years a History of the Sheffield Smelting Company Limited 1760-1960

Two Hundred Precious Metal Years a History of the Sheffield Smelting Company Limited 1760-1960

By: Ronald E Wilson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1960

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006964

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the Sheffield Smelting Company Limited 316 pages in bright clean condition just some light foxing to outer edges of pages and very occasionally inside. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is rubbed and worn on edges with a few light marks, not price clipped, Overall a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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An Introduction to Crushing and Screening

By: S H Mellor

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Nottingham Uk, The Institute of Quarrying: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007229

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on crushing and screening in industry, 183 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations of the machinery and workings, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are a little worn on spine and neat inked name on top right of front cover, few light marks to outer edges of pages ,not inside, slight slant to spine. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVA... View more info

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Handboek voor de Rubbercultuur in Nederlandsch-Indiƫ

By: Swart, Rutgers

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, J H De Bussy: 1921

Seller ID: 007061

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the Rubber industry in the Dutch East Indies, TEXT in DUTCH NO ENGLISH translation, 777 pages plus 14 page index, in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text in DUTCH, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbed on edges and slightly darkened with age and gold lettering a little dull. VERY HEAVY BOOK 3Kg with sound packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A ... View more info

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Modern Chemistry and Chemical Industry of Starch and Cellulose with Reference to India

By: T Chaudhuri

Price: £28.00

Publisher: India, Butterworth and Co: 1918

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006977

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the chemical industry re starch and cellulose in India,156 pages in very bright clean condition just some very light foxing to endpapers and firs couple of blank pages and neat former owners inked details on front endpaper.Map of India opposite title page, very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards lightly rubbed on edges, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Production and Treatment of Vegetable Oils

By: T W Chalmers

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Co Ltd: 1918

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006927

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on this subject including chapters on the refining of oils, hydrogenation of oils, soap making and more.152 pages in bright clean condition just some very light foxing spots to edges of some pages, Many B/w photographs, illustrations and large fold out plans, all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is a little dusty and browned with ageand lightly rubbed on edges, A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVA... View more info

Image for Directory of Quarries and Pits: Including Sand and Gravel, Brick, Clay, Ready-Mixed Concrete, and Slag Producers 20th Edition

Directory of Quarries and Pits: Including Sand and Gravel, Brick, Clay, Ready-Mixed Concrete, and Slag Producers 20th Edition

By: The Quarry Managers' Journal

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Quarry Managers' Journal:

Edition: First Annual Edition

Seller ID: 007963

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative Directory of Quarries and Pits: Including Sand and Gravel, Brick, Clay, Ready-Mixed Concrete, and Slag Producers, addressesof companies and the type of services and work they supply, not dated but advert for publications at rear are in pounds,shillings and pence so early 1970s or 1960s it is 20th edition. 514 pages in overall bright clean condition just a few ink notations in blank margins on a couple of pages, Many B/w period photographs and illustrat... View more info