Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books

201 stock records found. Did you know that you can now search our sold stock? Look for the 'sold stock' filter at the bottom of the filter options.

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.

Buy now for £21.00 Add to Wish List

LISTER'S THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS
Written by David E. Evans.
Stock no. 2139063
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

Buy now for £28.00 Add to Wish List

PRACTICAL MOTORING
Written by A. Garrard; Donald Geddes.
Stock no. 2139058
Published by The Waverley Book Company Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

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.

Buy now for £15.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £21.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £16.00 Add to Wish List

THE AMATEUR'S LATHE
Written by Lawrence H. Sparey.
Stock no. 2138820
Published by The Drysdale Press. 1948. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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.

Buy now for £24.00 Add to Wish List

ARMSTRONG SIDDELEY - THE PARKSIDE STORY 1896-1939
Written by Ray Cook.
Stock no. 2138568
Published by Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. Historical Series No. 11. B/w photos. 139 pages. ISBN: 0951171038.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

STRUCTURES: OR WHY THINGS DON'T FALL DOWN
Written by J.E. Gordon; Jonathan Glancey.
Stock no. 1823624
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Nearly fine condition.

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.

Buy now for £90.00 Add to Wish List

A HISTORY OF ENGINEERING METROLOGY
Written by Kenneth J. Hume.
Stock no. 2137373
Published by Mechanical Engineering Publications Limited. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

Buy now for £70.00 Add to Wish List

CHEETAH IX AERO-ENGINE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1823549
Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1940. Good condition.

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.

Buy now for £25.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £60.00 Add to Wish List