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EARLY AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY
Written by .
Stock no. 2127623
Published by Hugh Evelyn. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. White boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0238788202. Some bumping to cover edges. A few foxpots. Contents are still excellent. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing and a few corners nicks.
PLOUGHING ENGINES IN FOCUS
Written by John Crawley.
Stock no. 2127116
Published by John Crawley. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Over 260 b/w photographs of steam ploughing engines taken during their working days. ISBN: 0950804630. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE STEAM ENGINE EXPLAINED AND ILLUSTRATED
Written by Dionysius Lardner.
Stock no. 2126562
Published by Taylor and Walton. 7th 1840. Fair condition.
7th edition. With an Account of its Invention and Progressive Improvement and its Application to Navigation and Railways Including also a Memoir of Watt. Pages: xix, 535. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Engraved frontispiece (of Watt), numerous wood engravings throughout. A reading copy. Heavy wear to covers, with splits and chips; fraying to cloth. Front joint cracked. Appears that front endpaper is MISSING. A few pages are loose. Some foxing.
HANDBOOK OF THE STEAM-ENGINE
Written by John Bourne.
Stock no. 2126561
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1879. Fair condition.
Containing all the rules required for the right construction and management of engines of every class, with the easy arithmetical solution of those rules. Illustrated with woodcuts and numerous tables and examples. New Edition. Uneven marks and scuffs to covers. A reading copy only. Front joint is cracked, with prelims detached, but loosely inserted. Some surface paper damage to endpapers. Foxing.
WEST GERMAN STEAM IN COLOUR 1955-1975
Written by Andrew Fox.
Stock no. 2126515
Published by Unique Books. 1ST 2018. Nearly fine condition.
Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780995749337.
STUART'S DESCRIPTIVE HISTORY OF THE STEAM ENGINE
Written by Robert Stuart.
Stock no. 2126243
Published by Whittaker, Treacher And Arnot. 1829. Fair condition.
A New Edition, With a Supplement, Continuing The Subject to The Year 1829. Engravings throughout. Binding is very heavily worn; parts of spine/backstrip are MISSING! Much scuffing and wear to covers. Small bookplate to front pastedown. Hinges and joints are cracked and pulled - some pages, including plate pages are loose in a few places. Foxing and marks throughout. This is a working/reading copy ONLY! Some pencil annotations/drawings to rear pastedown.
SPEAKING OF STEAM
Written by E.S. Cox.
Stock no. 2126171
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Brown boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711002363. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some light fading to spine.
MODEL STATIONARY AND MARINE STEAM ENGINES
Written by K.N. Harris.
Stock no. 1816236
Published by Model & Allied Publications Ltd.. 1969. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Enlarged and Revised Edition. Consideration is given to a number of differing types of model: from the simplest oscillating engine to high-duty marine and small power enclosed engines. Points of general interest include reversing gears, lubrication, and a number of miscellaneous items. Light blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams throughout. xiv and 153 pages including index. Browning to text block. Endpapers and prelims foxed plus a few more foxspots to contents. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and has a 2" closed tear to top corner of front panel.
HIGHLY IMPORTANT MOTOR CARS, STEAM ENGINES, LOCOMOTIVES, MODELS AND AUTOMOBILIA INCLUDING THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE GEORGE E. MILLIGEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123925
Published by Bonhams. 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Auction catalogue for auction that took place on Friday 3rd September 2004 at 5.30pm, at the Goodwood Revival Meeting, Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester, Sussex. Colour and b/w photos. Wrapper is edge-creased with small tear to top of spine.
THE ARBROATH AFFAIR
Written by Ian N. Fraser.
Stock no. 1814403
Published by T. Buncle & Co.. 1st 1961. Very good condition.
Illustrated pictorial boards, with maroon cloth spine. Frontis showing Author. An Account of the 1959 Steam Engine Inquiry in which a Traction Engine & a Gas Works Locomotive met together, enjoyed an unusual Legal Affair and won a resounding victory. Many b/w photographs. Spine faded, boards lightly marked with foxing. Contents are clean.
THE SURVIVING ENGINES OF GLYN PITS PONTYPOOL
Written by Gwyn Tilley.
Stock no. 2123434
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Early Steam and Water Power in Local Industry. B/w photos. ISBN: 1843062038. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. A few pale foxspots. Wrapper is edge-creased.
STATIONARY STEAM ENGINE MAKERS VOLUME 2
Written by George Watkins; A.P. Woolrich.
Stock no. 1609455
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843062042. Spine bumped.