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PRACTICAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION A Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations of the Science & Art Department, The Royal Institute of British Architects, The Surveyors' Institution etc; Designed Also as a Book of Reference for Persons Engaged in Building. 6th Revised Edition ., ALLEN , John Parnell , Fellow Surveyors' Institution
1 ALLEN , John Parnell , Fellow Surveyors' Institution PRACTICAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION A Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations of the Science & Art Department, The Royal Institute of British Architects, The Surveyors' Institution etc; Designed Also as a Book of Reference for Persons Engaged in Building. 6th Revised Edition .
Ludgate Hill , London CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND SON 1924 Hard Back Good Book 240X160 Mm approx. 
H/b thick format 600pp. 6th Revised edition 1924.illustrated over 1300 of Figures;+ b/w plates.[Scientific & Technical] Building & Architecture [ Crosby Lockwood ] A Comprehensive Practical Guide - 30 chpts - [ bricks / stone / roof / partitions / wood / mouldings / windows / foundations / damp / calculating strains etc] ] 584pp + 16pp publisher's adverts [ book - interior - no inscsp / annotaion , light tanning , few pale margin edge thumb marks, light fox , tight binding ] [ exterior - relatively clean covers front/spine; some col loss/fade to rear due to ? either wear over the years or pos. wet staining? 2mm softness top/tail of spine. very good really for its age.[ NB. oversea orders ONLY may incur extra postage owing too unfortunate heavy vol.]PLS See our actual image of book on offer 
Price: 37.00 GBP
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PRACTICAL FIVE-FIGURE MATHEMATICAL TABLES, ATTWOOD , C , BSc [Eng] AMIEE
2 ATTWOOD , C , BSc [Eng] AMIEE PRACTICAL FIVE-FIGURE MATHEMATICAL TABLES
London Macmillan and Co 1948 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Linen covered blue paper boards, 210x170mm approx. v+74pp. Contains quite extensive notes on using five-figure tables at end. VG (Book- Light shelf soiling and creasing to covers, corners of a few pages turned and occasional light foxing spots).Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. We are pleased to be able to offer the option of card payment at our website where additional images of the item may also be available. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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THE BOOK OF ALMANACS, With an Index of Reference, by Which the Almanac May Be Found for Every Year, Whether in Old Style or New, from any Epoch, Ancient or Modern, up to A.D. 2000. With Means of Finding the Day of Any New or Full Moon from B.C. 2000 to A.D. 2000., Augustus De Morgan
3 Augustus De Morgan THE BOOK OF ALMANACS, With an Index of Reference, by Which the Almanac May Be Found for Every Year, Whether in Old Style or New, from any Epoch, Ancient or Modern, up to A.D. 2000. With Means of Finding the Day of Any New or Full Moon from B.C. 2000 to A.D. 2000.
London James Walton 1871 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Brown Cloth Boards with gilt title and circular dec to front board, Landscape format 140x220mm approx. xix + 89pp + 2 of publisher's adverts. 2nd Edition of Morgan's Book of Almanacs first published in 1851. Portrait of the author taken from another publication pasted to reverse of front end paper. Good (Book- A neat repair to the binding has been carried out by reinforcing the spine with blue cloth and the internal hinges with a linen backed adhesive tape. Although not a conventional repair it is effective. Original cloth is shelf worn at extremities with boards exposed at corners. Instructions for the use of the almanac printed to front paste down and name of a previous owner and date 1896 in ink to front end paper. Paper of book block tanned with a few light foxing spots to last signature. No other notable defects). Pl;ease see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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MOST NOBLE BODLEY ! , a Bodleian Library Anthology, AYLMER , URSULA , Editor
4 AYLMER , URSULA , Editor MOST NOBLE BODLEY ! , a Bodleian Library Anthology
OXFORD Oxford University , Bodleian Library 2002 1851240780 / 9781851240784 1st Edition Paper Back Fine Book 245 x 180mm Approx 
Larger format Laminated p/b.1st, 268pp+ Prefix ix.. Sir Thomas Bodley's Library, a West Countryman , 1600's. Here dedicated to GE Aylmer - Curator, Reader, Friend, Supporter. Preface, 16 chpts, List of authours mentioned.Well researched , b/w illustrated.no notable defects to book, no inscsp. PLS see our image 
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INDIA in FRENCH LITERATURE, BISSOONDOYAL , B , Professor
5 BISSOONDOYAL , B , Professor INDIA in FRENCH LITERATURE
London LUZAC and Co Ltd 1967 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ Book 215x140mm Approx 
Slim H/b 94pp. VG+.1st ed. Professor Bissoondoyal has investigated the influence of Indian thought and ideals upon French literature exemplified through many poets , essayists , philosophers - during last 4 centuries and more. [ clean pale card boards , No inscsp. no annotaions.tight binding , very slight edgewear. sunned spine not effecting titles. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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SURREY AND SUSSEX FROM THE BRITANNIA OF WILLIAM CAMDEN, CAMDEN, WILLIAM (TRANSLATOR PHILEMON HOLLAND
6 CAMDEN, WILLIAM (TRANSLATOR PHILEMON HOLLAND SURREY AND SUSSEX FROM THE BRITANNIA OF WILLIAM CAMDEN
REIGATE SURREY PRIVATE 1905 1st Edition Thus Half Leather Very Good Book 260x200mm Approx. 
Black Leather half binding with olive cloth sides, and gilt titles to spine. Signed binding by W H Smith and Son. 260x200mm approx. 65 nos. pp printed on laid paper with grey laid paper end papers. Colophon of :- The Reigate Press 30th September 1905. A Private press established by William Bernard Adeney and John Madden at South Park Reigate. The title to the book as it appears on the handsomely designed title page with wood block shields of the counties and principal towns is :- SVRREY AND SVSSEX FROM THE BRITANNIA OF WILLIAM CAMDEN TRANSLATED BY PHILEMON HOLLAND IN 1610 AND HERE REPRINTED IN THIS YEAR 1905. The text is the translation into Elizabethan English by Dr Philemon Holland in 1610 of Camden's Sixth Edition of "Britannia" which appeared in 1607.VG (Book- Shelf wear rubbing and soiling to cloth sides and to leather at head of spine, Plain Book plate of a previous owner to front and rear paste downs. Binding sound with a little ingression of dust/soiling to the edges of the book block due to uncut pages.No other notabel defects). Although not uncommon in the Camden's Britannia County Histories series published by Hutchinsons this Private press edition is a prize for collectors of books on Surrey and Sussex as the only other copy which can be found from a search of the internet at the time of listing is held at The University of Manchester Library. 
Price: 185.00 GBP
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Feeding The Mind.  With a Prefatory Note by William Draper., CARROLL, Lewis : Dodgson : .Draper, William H.
7 CARROLL, Lewis : Dodgson : .Draper, William H. Feeding The Mind. With a Prefatory Note by William Draper.
London CHATTO & WINDUS 1907 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Grey paper wraps with red cloth quarter binding, 180x110mm approx. Text of a lecture given to a public audience in Derbyshire few of whom knew of the world-wide reputation enjoyed by the shy, slight figure before them. Introductory note by Rev. Draper at the request and in the friendship of whom the lecture was given. VG (Booklet- light shelf wear/soiling. No previous owner name or insc). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. We are pleased to be able to offer the option of card payment at our website where additional images of the item may also be available. 
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OPTOELECTRONICS Practice and Theory A Texas Instrument Handbook, CHAPPELL , Alan , BSc M.Inst.P
8 CHAPPELL , Alan , BSc M.Inst.P OPTOELECTRONICS Practice and Theory A Texas Instrument Handbook
Bedford TEXAS INSTRUMENTS Ltd / T.I.L. 1976 0904047199 / 9780904047196 1st Edition Hard Back Near Fine Good Book 
Valuable & Practical Advice edited by A Chappell BSc M.Inst.P.[ Original German version - Volkmar Hartel] The circuits , sub-assemblies & proceedures described have been tested by T.I.L.[ Texas Instruments Ltd] but this does not guarantee their reliability in action.Contents headings;- Physics & Optical Radiation / Principles of Calculation in Radiation Physics & Optics / Laws of Radiation / Laws of Radiation from a black body / General & Photometnic Evaluation of Radiation. Mathmatics.illus. Figs; diagrams, charts [ bright purple cloth gilt titles, clean throughout, No inscsp.No annotation.only Near Fine as previous sticky-label to ffep] Dust Jacket not clipped, powder fox dusting wear & edgewear col.rub/loss. 98%. PLease see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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THE ART OF LETTERING and LAY-OUT Including ILLUMINATING and Book Decoration  , no 6, DOUST , L A , Artist & Art Author , Len A Doust ,
9 DOUST , L A , Artist & Art Author , Len A Doust , THE ART OF LETTERING and LAY-OUT Including ILLUMINATING and Book Decoration , no 6
London FREDERICK WARNE & Co.Ltd 1955 Paper Back VG Book 190x125mm Approx. 
Small P/b 65pp.VG.Undated c. 1930's.? .well known Artist / art author Len A Doust. Warne's Arts & Crafts series no 6.[Warne's Art Books] Intro; 7 chpts [ preliminary facts & Exercises / modern styles / material / headings/ etc ] b/w line illustrated.[ light apple-green book, 6d, tight binding, no inscsp.no annotaion. paper creamed evenly.[ covers tanned spine, no creases, no tears.mild paper turn [tan] PLS See our image 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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AN OLD ENGLISH GRAMMAR Revised & Enlarged, EDUARD SIEVERS , Professor.
10 EDUARD SIEVERS , Professor. AN OLD ENGLISH GRAMMAR Revised & Enlarged
BOSTON U.S.A. GINN & COMPANY 1894 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Slate Blue Cloth boards with black titles and line decs.to spine and front panel. 190 x 130 mm approx. xx + 274 pp + 8 of publisher's adverts. First published in 1882 the copy offered by us is of the Second edition revised and enlarged. Translated and edited by Albert S.Cook PH.D [J ENA]with the greatly improved index with those words quoted from other languages included for the purposes of comparative philology. Good (Book- Shelf wear to cloth- mainly colour loss. Original "Blackwell" Oxford book seller label to front paste down. Two previous owner ink names to front free end paper. Occasional mainly pencil underlining/highlighting with one marginal note. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Conservation and Productivity of Natural Waters : Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Symposium, no 29, Edwards, R.W. and Garrod, D.J. Editors
11 Edwards, R.W. and Garrod, D.J. Editors Conservation and Productivity of Natural Waters : Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Symposium, no 29
London The Zoological Society of London 1977 0126133298 / 9780126133295 1st Edition Hardcover As New Book 
Blue buckram boards with Red title block to spine and gilt titles, 235x155mm approx. xv + 318pp. 1977,2nd printing of a work first published in 1972. Fine in original slightly edgeworn glascine wrapper.No previous owner name or annotations to book). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale, 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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MODELLING FOR AMATEURS  Revised edition How To Do It series  no 20, ELLIS , Clifford , ELLIS , Rosemary ,
12 ELLIS , Clifford , ELLIS , Rosemary , MODELLING FOR AMATEURS Revised edition How To Do It series no 20
London & New York THE STUDIO 1945 1st Edition Hard Back VG Poor+ Book 255x190mm approx. 
Larger format H/b+jackt VG/Poor+.1945 Revised edition.How To Do It series no 20.Each stage clearly demonstrated - the text is to the point. an Aid to attain competence. illustrated 34 b/w tipped-in plates. [ modelling clay / wire / newspaper / paste / design / heads / wall hangings etc] book clean throughout, no inscsp.or annotaion, Dust Jacket very weary - markings , crease-lines , colour rub/loss , inverted tears - now in clear proprietary protective cover. PLS See our image. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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THE BOOK of CARDIFF for the National Assoc. of Head Teachers 1937 CONFERENCE SOUVENIR, EVANS , Chris J , Editor
13 EVANS , Chris J , Editor THE BOOK of CARDIFF for the National Assoc. of Head Teachers 1937 CONFERENCE SOUVENIR
London OXFORD University Press / Humphrey Milford 1937 1st Edition Hard Back VG Poor+ Book 230x150 mm Approx 
VG/Poor+.Presented the Delegates at the Annual Conference of the National Assoc. of head Teachers. Wonderfully varied miscellany / anthology edited by CJ Evans. well illusrated.148pp.[ navy boards+Gilt titles,Gilt motif to front , tight binding , no inscsp. liner design end papers. light fox tan 1st /last few pages] paper covers little grubby& stained,medgewear small nicks/tears & loss - max top rear corner 15x20mm approx., now in clear proprietray protective cover. PLS See our image 
Price: 18.50 GBP
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BLOWING UP RUSSIA Terror From Within [ The Secret Plot to Bring back KGB Terror] Banned in Russia, FELSHTINSKY , Yuri , Historian , LITVINENKO ,The Late Lt-Col.Alexander
14 FELSHTINSKY , Yuri , Historian , LITVINENKO ,The Late Lt-Col.Alexander BLOWING UP RUSSIA Terror From Within [ The Secret Plot to Bring back KGB Terror] Banned in Russia
London Gibson Square 2007 1903933951 / 9781903933954 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Fine Book 
Yuri Felshtinsky & Alexander Litvinenko 's book of exposure , blowing up Russia , banned in Russia , an important work. Russian Security Services Modern Russian History [A Litvinenko was granted UK asylum but was poisoned] Russians, Chechen Chechnya , Vladimir Putin , KGB , FSB , MVD , Government & Politics , Terror & Terrorists] The FSB Foments War , Security Services run wild , Moscow Detectives take on the FSB , Nikolai Palatonovich Patrushev , Ryazan Fiasco , Mass Terror , FSB against the russian people , Freelance Special Operations Groups , Contract Killings & Abductions ... [ unfortunate ink name top of 2nd blank page ] all else as new. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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THE DANCE LANGUAGE and ORIENTATION of BEES, FRISCH , Karl von , Professor ; the World's most Renouned Bee Authority
15 FRISCH , Karl von , Professor ; the World's most Renouned Bee Authority THE DANCE LANGUAGE and ORIENTATION of BEES
London / Cambridge USA OXFORD UNIVERSITY Press / Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 1967 1st Edition Thus Hard Back Very Good Good Book 260x200 mm Approx 
Larger format H/b Dust Jacket VG/Gd.1st thus - UK ed.Unfortunate very heavy book] the World's most Renouned Bee Authority German Professor Karl von Frisch [University of Munich] more than 50 years of research accumilate herein. English text. 566pp. Translated by LE Chadwick.Preface ,Retrospect, Refs; index. An important & Comprehensive work in 13 parts - Historical / Methods in general / Round Dance to indicate nearby nectar sources / tail wagging when food sources are distant / dependence of the dances on the profitability of foraging activity / scent guidance / dance applications for other reasons/ other forms / Danceless - by means of sounds & scents / language variants / phylogeny & symbolism / orientation on long distance flights - & - when near goal.Profusely illusrated b/w plates & in line, Figs. [ oatmeal cloth gilt titles to orange title block to book ink inscsp to ffep [1st blank page] minor light fox tan to bards, 1st / last few pages only.Sound binding] now off-white cream tanned Dust Jacket with photo illus.price clipped , edgewear handling sol & tiny edge corner loss - now in clear proprietray protective cover. PLS See our image 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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OUTLINE OF THE METHOD OF CONDUCTING A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY, FOR THE FORMATION OF GEOGRAPHICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL MAPS AND PLANS; MILITARY RECONNAISANCE, LEVELLING, ETC, FROME, LIEUT.-GEN, WARREN, CAPTAIN CHARLES
16 FROME, LIEUT.-GEN, WARREN, CAPTAIN CHARLES OUTLINE OF THE METHOD OF CONDUCTING A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY, FOR THE FORMATION OF GEOGRAPHICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL MAPS AND PLANS; MILITARY RECONNAISANCE, LEVELLING, ETC
LONDON LOCKWOOD AND CO 1873 4th Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Original Victorian sharkskin effect cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 230x155mm approx. Bible black end papers, xi + 321pp + 64pp publisher's catalogue. 16 plates as called for with many other unspecified line diags and figs. and XXI Tables. First published in 1839 the copy offered for sale is the forth edition revised and enlarged by Warren. The full title continues" with the most useful problems in Geodesy and practical Astronomy, and formulae and tables for facilitating their calculation." A standard work of Ordnance Survey for many years the book is now uncommon except as a paperback / print on demand. A book to compliment any collection of Ordnance Survey Maps or to grace the library of Charles Close Society members. Good (Shelf wear to extremities of boards mainly colour loss and some fading to spine. Binding sound with no cracks to end papers although the glue has failed at some signatures leaving them a little proud at foredge. Paper of book block a little tanned; that of reverse of endpapers browned. A few light to moderate foxing spots throughout). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION SINCE THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, HABAKKUK, H.J.
17 HABAKKUK, H.J. INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION SINCE THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON 1968 0854320091 / 9780854320097 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Ivory sewn card wraps with black titles, 215x140mm approx 24pp. Text of the lecture delivered 28th Nov 1968 in the Nuffield Theatre of the University by the author being the fifteenth Fawley lecture on Science and Industry under the auspices of the Fawley Foundation established by Esso Petroleum in 1953. VG (Booklet- name of previous owner and date in ink to top front cover. A little light shelf soiling but no notable defects). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. 
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JAWA  Lost City of the Black Desert [ Jordon ], HELMS ,  S W , Dr.
18 HELMS , S W , Dr. JAWA Lost City of the Black Desert [ Jordon ]
London Methuen 1981 0416740804 / 9780416740806 1st Edition Hard Back Near Fine Near Fine Book 230x155 mm Approx 
A detailed account of the Excavation of a Jawaite settlement - Jawa the Lost City of the Black Desert in Jordon - by Dr SW Helms. - this book is dedicated to Jordan and its peope.[Llist figures ,List b/w plates ,List tables- a detailed account of the excavation[engineering of bygone era - hydrological & fortifications [book No inscp, tight binding] Dust Jacket shows ariel view of site - not clipped, no notable defcts to book or jacket. PLS See our image 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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THE OLD CHURCHES of SNOWDONIA Facsimile with Additional Material by the Snowdonia National Park Society, HUGHES , Harold , NORTH , Herbert  L , both eminent Architects
19 HUGHES , Harold , NORTH , Herbert L , both eminent Architects THE OLD CHURCHES of SNOWDONIA Facsimile with Additional Material by the Snowdonia National Park Society
Capel Curig , Gwynedd / Bangor SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK SOCIETY / Foster Publishers 1984 1st Edition Thus Hard Back Near Fine Near Fine Book 195x140mm Approx. 
H/b+D/j both Near FINE.1st ed.thus FACSIMILE. Both Authors Eminent Architects.Original Publisher Foster Publishers of BangorA Limited Edition of 2,000 copies.Current Welsh spelling of place names are used in the Additional material.Foreword by the Dean of Bangor.Profiles on H Hughes & H North.Historical Intro; Notes , Access , 5 Appendices [ Sites , Plate , Holy WElls, Inscribed Stones, carvings] 309pp.One fine Fold-Out Map plus maps to end papers.[ eggshell cloth Gilt titles No inscsp. tight binding. real miniscule indent to base & softness to spine top; all else Fine] amazing, still white, shiny Dust Jacket not clipped, no tears, appears light handling use. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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A GUIDE TO THE STUDY OF MEDIEVAL HISTORY Revised Edition, LOUIS JOHN PAETOW
20 LOUIS JOHN PAETOW A GUIDE TO THE STUDY OF MEDIEVAL HISTORY Revised Edition
NEW YORK KRAUS REPRINT CORP 1959 Hardcover Good Book 
Plum Buckram Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine.240 x 160 mm approx. xx + 644pp. 1959 reprint prepared by the Mediaeval Academy of America of the revised edition. The work is essentially a bibliography with extensive index to source books on medieval history by subject/ region/ period of interest. Good (Book- Moderate shelf wear to cloth, gilt to spine dulled, no previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. Binding sound). Additional postage may need be sought for shipping abroad due to the weight of this volume. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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