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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 HISTORY OF J. & H. MCLAREN OF LEEDS: STEAM & DIESEL ENGINE MAKERS
Written by Eur Ing John Pease.
Stock no. 2136112
Published by Landmark Publishing. 2003. Very good condition.

Landmark Collector's Library Series. Glazed pictorial boards. Larger format. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1843061058. Some light knocks at corners and along cover edges. Foxing and margin marks to some pages.

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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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THE CROFTON STORY
Written by Ian Broom.
Stock no. 2135653
Published by Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

The History of Crofton Pumping Station. Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780947723163.

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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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MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORS
Written by W. Worby Beaumont.
Stock no. 2133939
Published by Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1900. Good condition.

Large format. B/w photos. Brown cloth, gilt titles. Their Design, Construction and Working by Steam, Oil and Electricity. Some folding pages. Heavy bumping and wear to spine and corners; some fraying to cloth, especially at top and tail of spine. Marks and scuffs to covers. Endpapers appear to be missing - looks like possibly new pastedowns have been added previously. Foxing and marks to contents. Frontis has some edge-creasing and chips; creasing. Contents are complete, a few margin marks; some cracked hinges.

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JAMES WATT CRAFTSMAN & ENGINEER
Written by H.W. Dickinson.
Stock no. 2133602
Published by Babcock and Wilcox. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Spine and cover edges are faded. Some bumping and a few marks. Foxing and page edge browning.

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