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STEAMBOATING GUIDE
Written by Roger Calvert; Rob Van Es.
Stock no. 1824083
Published by Steam Boat Association. 2nd 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition. A synthesis of knowledge and experience gathered over the years which is intended to assist members in building, running, and improving a steam powered boat. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos & diagrams and a few colour. Couple of marks to text block. Contents clean.

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THE STORY OF THE BRITANNIA IRON WORKS
Written by Michael R. Lane.
Stock no. 1824039
Published by Quiller Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The famous engineering company founded in 1848 by William Marshall. They produced Portable Steam Engines, Traction Engines, Threshing Machines and Agricultural Machinery, Stationary Steam Engines, Tractors and Tea Manufacturing Machinery. ISBN: 1870948858. Base of spine shelf-worn. Small purple pen mark to page 99 - hardly discernible. Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby. Musty odour present.

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WILLIAM ALLCHIN GLOBE WORKS, NORTHAMPTON
Written by John L. Middlemiss; Eric Sawford.
Stock no. 1824033
Published by Allan T. Condie. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. British Traction Engine Builders Series no. 1. ISBN: 0907742904. Lower board corners bumped. Light pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Minor grubby mark to bottom vertical corner of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Musty odour present.

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NENE VALLEY RAILWAY A JOURNEY BY STEAM
Written by Nathan Wilson.
Stock no. 2139488
Published by Mainline & Maritime Ltd. 1st 2020. Fine condition.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. Stsndard Gauge Album No. 1. ISBN: 9781900340687.

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THE SURVIVING ENGINES OF GLYN PITS PONTYPOOL
Written by Gwyn Tilley.
Stock no. 1322806
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Early Steam and Water Power in Local Industry. B/w photos. ISBN: 1843062038. Minimal bumping to spine. Pale page edge browning else contents clean. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges and wrapper spine slightly faded. Old price label to rear panel of wrapper.

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THE END OF A REVOLUTION: THE LAST DAYS OF STATIONARY STEAM
Written by Colin Bowden.
Stock no. 1823409
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Landmark Collector's Library. The reciprocating steam engine as a source of industrial power almost completely disappeared during the final years of the twentieth century. This book illustrates some of the last of those engines still working, and others which remained on site, out of use or derelict. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843063520. A review copy with press release present.

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THE TEXTILE MILL ENGINE VOLUME 2
Written by George Watkins.
Stock no. 1322493
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. David & Charles Library of Textile History. ISBN: 0715352539. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed.

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THE TEXTILE MILL ENGINE VOLUME 1
Written by George Watkins.
Stock no. 1322492
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. David & Charles Library of Textile History. ISBN: 071534983X. Spine bumped. Pale page browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is price-cut, edge rubbed with a tear to top edge of front panel.

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THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE
Written by D.B. Barton.
Stock no. 1823396
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st thus 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Edition. A survey of its history and development in the mines of Cornwall and Devon from before 1800, with something of its use elsewhere in Britain and abroad. Mottled blue/grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Top edge grey. Vertical crease to spine else boards clean. Text block a little dusty. Neat inscription in ink to flyleaf. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, edge-rubbed and grubby, brown marks to rear panel.

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APPRENTICESHIP IN STEAM: THE MEMOIRS OF A GENERAL ENGINEER
Written by Jack Hampshire. Illustrated by A. Child; Jack Hampshire.
Stock no. 1823239
Published by Traction Engine Enterprises. 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The memoirs of a general engineer and the growth of a large haulage business employing steam traction engines and steam wagons. Boards clean and bright. Light browning to endpapers. Contents clean. Red pictorial dustwrapper is browned, faded to spine and has the residue of a large label which has been removed to front panel.

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THE BIRTH OF THE STEAMBOAT
Written by H. Philip Spratt.
Stock no. 2135962
Published by Charles Griffin & Company Limited. 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Small fade mark to base of spine. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few marks and some scuffs.

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AN ALBUM OF 'SENTINEL' WORKS PHOTOGRAPHS No. 1 STANDARDS & SUPERS
Written by Anthony R. Thomas; Joseph L. Thomas.
Stock no. 1821690
Published by Woodpecker Publications. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An album covering the Simpson-Bodman and Simpson-Bibby waggons, the Glasgow and Shrewsbury built standards, and the Super-Sentinel waggons with their tractor and stationary engine derivatives, the last of which was made in 1930. Large format. Glazed illustrated boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863171818. SIGNED by the author, Anthony R. Thomas, (Best Wishes) to half-title page.

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