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ARCHIE FRAZER-NASH, ENGINEER
Written by Trevor Tarring; Mark Joseland.
Stock no. 1326572
Published by The Frazer Nash Archives. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition.

The story of several heroes rolled into one. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780957035102. Minimal bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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BRUNEL: THE MAN WHO BUILT THE WORLD
Written by Steven Brindle; Dan Cruickshank.
Stock no. 1826987
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, title to spine. This book draws on Brunel's own diaries, letters and sketchbooks to understand his life, times and work. ISBN: 0297844083. Lower edge of boards have light indentations. Faint, minor score mark to front board (approx 4"). Contents fine. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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BRUNEL IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by John Christopher.
Stock no. 1826801
Published by Amberley Publishing. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A tour of Gloucestershire examining Brunel's influence on the county and exploring the surviving works. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781445607818. Appears Unread.

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FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES: SELECT PROCEEDINGS OF FLEXEV-2021
Written by Sanjeet Dwivedi; Sanjeev Singh; Manish Tiwari; Ashish Shrivastava.
Stock no. 1826725
Published by Springer. 1st 2023. Slightly better than very good condition.

Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering 863. This book compiles the refereed papers presented during the 2nd Flexible Electronics for Electric Vehicles (FlexEV-2021). Red glazed boards. Colour & b/w charts and diagrams. ISBN: 9789811905872. Board corners lightly scuffed. Text block slightly grubby. Boards lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

Price: £85.00 £72.25.

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AIRSHIP TECHNOLOGY
Written by G.A. Khoury; J.D. Gillett.
Stock no. 1826661
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st thus 2004. Very good condition.

Providing a unique and indispensable guide to modern airship design and operation. Cambridge Aerospace Series 10. Blue cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. A physical copy of a print on demand item, printed by Lightning Source UK Ltd. ISBN: 0521607531. Covers lightly bowed, lightly rubbed at corners, a little scuffed. Text block a little grubby. Otherwise contents clean.

Price: £64.00 £54.40.

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SHIPS
Written by R. Barnard Way; Noel D. Green.
Stock no. 1826344
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1940. Almost very good condition.

Title to boards is 'The Modern Ship'. A book about Ship building. Cloth baords, gilt title to spine, blind title to front. B/w diagrams. Boards are very grubby and stained. Spine edges are rubbed. Text block and endpapers browned. '5p' in blue ink to top corner of front pastedown. Some grubby marks to contents. Hinges are pulled but binding is tight.

Price: £26.00 £22.10.

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ANIMAL CONSTRUCTIONS AND TECHNOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE
Written by Ashley Shew.
Stock no. 1825094
Published by Lexington Books. 1st 2017. Slightly better than very good condition.

Postphenomenology and the Philospophy of Technology series. Investigating the conceptual limits of tool use and technology through the lens of technological knowledge. This book considers animal tool use, techniques, and construction within the context of theories about what constitutes technology and what constitutes knowledge. Glazed pictorial boards. Printed by Lightning Source UK Ltd, a print on demand company. ISBN: 9781498543118. Boards lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

Price: £64.00 £54.40.

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BUILDING THE "VICTORIA" A 19TH CENTURY STEAM ENGINE: CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Written by Andrew Smith.
Stock no. 1825055
Published by Model And Allied Publications. 1st thus 1982. Very good condition.

Revised edition. Green cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0852427735. Covers browned, rear cover has slight surface loss. Contents browned else clean.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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DESIGNING AND BUILDING SPECIAL CARS
Written by Andre Jute.
Stock no. 1824888
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Lucidly written and full of proven short cuts and rules of thumb that will help the new car designer avoid abstruse mathematics, this is a book structures in the order that the non-professional designer (and most professionals) will tackle the job. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & diagrams. ISBN: 0713407786. Minor foxing to half-title page and last page. Text block is a little browned and grubby. Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few foxspots to verso, is lightly creased and scuffed, faded to spine.

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FLIGHT AND AIRCRAFT ENGINEER VOL. XLIX
No author listed.
Stock no. 1824290
Published by Flight Publishing Co. Ltd. 1946. Almost very good condition.

First Aeronautical Weekly in the World, founded January 1909. Volume XLIX covers January to June, 1946. Nos 1932 to 1956 bound in one volume. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations and a few colour, some folding illustrations. Ex-library in library binding. Boards grubby and marked, spine faded and stained. Text block browned. Library markings to front endpaper and some magazine title pages. Binding is tight. Old post-it note stuck to page 57 pulling surface paper from page. A few foxspots and some page browning but contents generally clean.

Price: £60.00 £51.00.

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IN SEARCH OF FAME AND FORTUNE: THE LEAHY FAMILY OF ENGINEERS 1780-1888
Written by Brendan O'Donoghue.
Stock no. 2140543
Published by Geography Publications. Circa 2006. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906602920. A few marks to covers and outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

Price: £36.00 £30.60.

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FOWLER'S MECHANICS' & MACHINISTS' POCKET BOOK 1922
Written by William H. Fowler.
Stock no. 2140307
Published by The Scientific Publishing Co.. 1922. Good condition.

Stiff card covers. 14th annual edition. B/w diagrams. A synopsis of practical rules for fitters, turners, millwrights, erectors, pattern makers, foundrymen, draughtsmen, apprentices, students, etc. etc Scuffing and marks to covers. Splitting to spine; chipping. Binding is starting to become weak. Page edge browning.

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

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