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THE INSTITUTION OF HEATING AND VENTILATING ENGINEERS: A GUIDE TO CURRENT PRACTICE 1959
Written by J.R. Kell; et al.
Stock no. 2139064
1959. Almost very good condition.
Larger format. Red cloth with gilt titles. 2nd edition, revised. B/w diagrams and tables; pocket to rear contains charts and nomograms. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
The story of R.A. Lister & Co. Ltd., the Gloucestershire engineering company based in Dursley. B/w photos. ISBN: 0904387232. Some browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.
Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine; blind title to front cover. Complete Cyclopedia of Motor Practice for Owner-Drivers Chauffeurs, Mechanics, Motor Cyclists and Garage Proprietors. With all the Latest Laws and Regulations. 1600 working diagrams. Engineers' Sections, special plates and other original drawings. Bumping and wear to spine and cover edges. Marks to covers. Foxing and browning; a couple of fold-out pages are creased along edge.
PORSCHE: ENGINEERING FOR EXCELLENCE
Written by Tony Dron.
Stock no. 2138911
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781859608821.
BUILDING WITH STRAW BALES: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR THE UK AND IRELAND
Written by Barbara Jones.
Stock no. 2138840
Published by Green Books. 1ST 2002. Very good condition.
Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1903998131. Some cover corner creases.
Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Front joint next to title page is very cracked - almost split - stitching can be seen through. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped with loss.
Card wraps. Historical Series No. 11. B/w photos. 139 pages. ISBN: 0951171038.
For everyone who having accepted his basic premise that 'everything is structure', finds the Parthenon beautiful and wishes to know why a bat can fly into a rose bush without tearing its wings. Blue cloth, white title to spine and green design to front cover. 384 pages (including index). Colour and b/w photos. Introduced by Jonathan Glancey. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap which is lightly scuffed. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Yellow cloth with purple title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0852984480. Light browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and unevenly faded; especially faded to spine and edges.
Air Publication 1526A Volume I, 2nd Edition December, 1937. Reprinted April, 1940 with A.L. I incorporated. A complete description of the engine together with running and repair notes. Blue cloth spine (no title), blue paper boards with title to front board. B/w photos and fold-out diagrams. Boards heavily rubbed, spine rubbed and starting to split at edges. One fold-out diagram has a closed tear (no loss). A few grubby marks to contents.
BRITISH STEAM LOCOMOTIVE BUILDERS
Written by James W. Lowe.
Stock no. 2137297
Published by Pen & Sword Transport. 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Reprint edition (originally published in 1975). B/w photos. ISBN: 9781473822894. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased with a couple of tiny nicks.
THE PEAK FOREST CANAL AND RAILWAY: AN ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS HISTORY
Written by Grahame Boyes; Brian Lamb.
Stock no. 1823535
Published by Railway And Canal Historical Society. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The history of the Canal Mania project on which its engineer, Benjamin Outram, perfected his professional skills. The canal and railway were part of a vertically-integrated business enterprise that opened up the Peak District's enormous limestone deposits, establishing a major industry that continues to prosper, still in its original location, over two hundred years later. Light brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and some colour photos and maps. ISBN: 9780901461599.