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JAMES WATT CRAFTSMAN & ENGINEER
Written by H.W. Dickinson.
Stock no. 2133602
Published by Babcock and Wilcox. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Spine and cover edges are faded. Some bumping and a few marks. Foxing and page edge browning.

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THE WORSDELLS A QUAKER ENGINEERING DYNASTY
Written by Geoffrey Hill.
Stock no. 2133598
Published by The Transport Publishing Company. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A biography of six members of three generations of the Worsdell family, prominent engineers, particularly in the railway industry of the 19th century. Green cloth boards, silver titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863171583. Bumping to spine. Light page edge browning; crease to rear endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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VISIONARY PRAGMATIST: SIR VINCENT RAVEN NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER
Written by Andrew Everett.
Stock no. 1820116
Published by Tempus. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

Illustrated with contemporary archive photographs, portraits and ephemera, this biography explains Raven's steam and electric locomotive building activity in the context of his life and times. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752439243.

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BUILDING A LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY JUMBO
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820047
Published by The London & North Western Railway Society. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition.

The Bill Finch Portfolio of Locomotive Details. Large format. Black pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and sketches, a few colour photos. ISBN: 9780957015814.

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THE RAILWAY PRODUCTS OF BAGULEY-DREWRY LTD AND ITS PREDECESSORS
Written by Allen Civil; Roy Etherington.
Stock no. 1820026
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9789015564417.

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MOTOR-CAR MECHANICS FOR BEGINNERS
Written by G. Foster Pedley.
Stock no. 2133446
Published by The Car Illustrated. 1st 1906. Slightly better than very good condition.

An ABC of Automobile Construction With Explanatory Diagrams. Placing before the mere beginner a knowledge of automobile anatomy in such form that he cannot fail to understand the construction and uses of the various parts which make up a complete motor-car. Small format. Green boards, black titles. B/w diagrams. 58 pages plus adverts. Spine slightly bumped. Contents clean. Address label to rear pastedown. Remarkably good condition for age.

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FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEM
Written by James H. Stephenson.
Stock no. 2133365
Published by Frederick J. Drake & Co.. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

The Traction Engine. The Young Engineer's Guide. Red cloth with black and gilt titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins.

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ABC OF THE MOTORCYCLE
Written by W.J. Jackman.
Stock no. 2133364
Published by Stanton And Van Vliet Co.. 3rd 1916. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 3rd edition. Gilt title to spine has rubbed off. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to covers. Small ink stamp to front pastedown. Foxing and grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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A CATECHISM OF THE STEAM ENGINE
Written by John Bourne.
Stock no. 2133319
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1885. Good condition.

Dark brown cloth with gilt title to spine. In its various applications in the arts, to which is now added a chapter on air and gas engines and another devoted to useful rules, tables and memoranda. New Edition, Much Enlarged and Mostly Rewritten. Illustrated with 212 woodcuts. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers; some spotting. Front endpaper is MISSING! Foxing to outer page edges. A few grubby marks.

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TUNING S.U. CARBURETTERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2133272
Published by Speedsport. 1975. Very good condition.

Third Edition. Brown card wraps. B/w illustrations. Includes full needle charts.128 pages. ISBN: 0851130720. Cover edges slightly rubbed. Spine faded. Contents clean.

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A TEXT-BOOK OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Written by Wilfrid J. Lineham.
Stock no. 1819590
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 8th 1905. Slightly better than good condition.

Eighth edition, revised and enlarged. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, blind title to front. xxi and 1244 pages including index. Part I: Workshop Practice; Part II: Theory and Examples. Numerous b/w diagrams and folding plates. Spine worn and rubbed at edges, boards rubbed. Joints split and free front endpaper (with presentation plate) detached as a result. Crossed out name in ink and red rubber stamped name to half-title page. Red rubber stamped name also to top of first chapter. Edges of some of the folding plates are worn (all plates present). Text block is browned and also page edges. A few pulled hinges but contents generally sound.

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THE RUDGE MULTI BOOK
Written by Bryan Reynolds.
Stock no. 2133205
Published by Rudgen Services. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w illustrations. 54 numbered pages. ISBN: 0954944100. Big bump/creasing to top of spine, especially on rear cover. A few other knocks along cover edges. Name and address label to inside rear cover. Contents are still excellent!

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