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THE FASCINATION OF OUR RAILWAYS  A Series of Instructive Talks for Boys  [older students ], " MERCURY "
1 " MERCURY " THE FASCINATION OF OUR RAILWAYS A Series of Instructive Talks for Boys [older students ]
London John Bale, Sons & Danielsson, Ltd Hard Back VG Book 185x125mm Approx 
Early Undated ed.H/b.well illustrated old b/w photographic plates. " dedicated to Smith minor & his honourable brotherhood of critical young railway students". by " Murcury ".27 chpts. 2 pages listed plates 115pp.[ sound binding , no inscsp. med fox tanning to foredge & some page margins.] clean light tan boards very minor wear. PLS See our images. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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LAND-ROVER OWNER'S MAINTENANCE MANUAL   Part no 4852 c. 1960's, ----- ........ -
2 ----- ........ - LAND-ROVER OWNER'S MAINTENANCE MANUAL Part no 4852 c. 1960's
SOLIHULL THE ROVER Co. Ltd 1965 Paper Back Poor Book 135x210mm Approx 
Poor-Laminated oblong P/b Undated c.1960's.Part no 4852.Series 11a Regular & Long / Series 11b Forward Control / Petrol & Diesel Models / Negative Earth Electrical system etc." - to provide Supplementary information "[ incorporating free service & maintenance schedules]The Rover Co.Ltd, Sollihull.[ booklett in poor condition - staples rusted so cover just about hanging-on in there, internall pages sound though, a well used manual but on the whole pages relatively clean & tidy.The information is clear illustrated b/w line drawings :however needless to say the end-papers are very stained/marked.- but no inscp or annotations. PLS See our image so as to confirm year required 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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MILITARY ENGINEERING BRIDGING (GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND MATERIALS), ---------
3 --------- MILITARY ENGINEERING BRIDGING (GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND MATERIALS)
LONDON HMSO 1934 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Green Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine , 220x145 mm approx. 284pp + plates at end.Military Handbook - Volume III- Part I., 5s 6d , Published for military use this reference book providing much information to the civil engineer as well as the interested layperson. Includes many tables as well as the 57 plates comprising b/w photos, line drawings and plans (many fold out). VG (Book- Moderate colour rubbing to cloth but no notable soiling. Pencil name of former owner (Captain in RE) to front free end paper and also to bottom edge of book block. No other notable defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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PRESS DIE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PART TWO NO 24a MACHINERY'S YELLOW BACK SERIES, ---------...........
4 ---------........... PRESS DIE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PART TWO NO 24a MACHINERY'S YELLOW BACK SERIES
Brighton / London The Machinery Publishing Co Ltd 1963 Soft cover VG Book 215x140mm Approx 
Orange Paper Back , VG , 1963 reprint , illustrated line drawings , 52pps , Preface , 4 chpts on Progressive Blanking etc / Shear-type piercing etc / slug-type cutting etc / Forming dies etc [ Engineering & Design ] a popular series in the metal-working field [ no inscsp/annoattion , tight binding , fade to spine not effecting titles 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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HEATHMAN'S DEEP WELL PUMPS, --------........
5 --------........ HEATHMAN'S DEEP WELL PUMPS
LONDON J.H.HEATHMAN & CO 1900 No Binding Good Brochure 
Pink paper folded advertising leaflet with black print and illustrations of products for Deep Well Pumps supplied by J.H.Heathman & Co Endell Street London W.C.. Undated circa late Victorian. Good- a few nicks but clean with no annotations. Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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6 ----......... THE CENTENARY of the BEATTIE WELL TANK at QUAINTON 1874 - 1974
QUAINTON RAILWAY Society Ltd 1974 Paper Back Good Book 215x145mm Approx. 
Slim P/b Good 24pp+ continuing text & plates to covers inside and out. B/w illustrated photographic plates nigh all pages.The Beattie Well Tank 1874 - 1974 [undated 1974] The Quainton Railway Society.[the Phoenix , Comet , London Suburban traffic , country branch lines , Wadebridge , clay shed etc ] Unpaginated.[ tight binding , No inscsp.clean staples to exterior but just starting to rust to centre pages - bindings tight and sound, paper light age-creamed, Interior VG , exterior handling soil with small minor tan stain lower edge [thumb] and black erased price to top front.Front Cover shows - 3314 at Wadebridge 1948 , apple-green outline titles. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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METRO HANDBOOK , Austin Rover , Metro 1.0, 1.3, MAYFAIR VANDEN PLAS , Metro Vans, -..........
7 -.......... METRO HANDBOOK , Austin Rover , Metro 1.0, 1.3, MAYFAIR VANDEN PLAS , Metro Vans
Austin Rover Group Ltd 1988 2nd Edition Paper Back Good Book 150x210mm Approx. 
Oblong smaller laminated P/b Good.1988.2nd ed.Metro 1.0, 1.3,Mayfair Vanden Plas, Metro Vans. Controls , Operating, Maintenance., Index, 6 blank pages for Notes to rear, very good copy apart from ink annotaion to 6 pages , 96pages.b/w illus.[Car Manuals] tight clean staples , ink sentece to rear cover, holder's sticker to front cover.o/w clean copy.Recommeded Lubricants leaflet inserted . PLS See our image. 
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8 ...........----------------........... THE LINE THAT JACK BUILT the Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway in Pictures
Shepperton Ian Allan 071100126x / 9780711001268 Paper Back VG Book 215x145mm Approx. 
Paper Back , VG , Uunpaginated Stapled Booklett , no inscsp , tight bindings , clean staples , b/w photograpphs to all pages , Colour card cover s with light edgewear to crease-fold spine , Frontis- " here is Jack - building the mIniature in 1926" [ Captn JEP Howey ] 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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THE HAND-BOOK OF THE LAUNDRY, A LADY
9 A LADY THE HAND-BOOK OF THE LAUNDRY
LONDON W.S.ORR 1839 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Black cloth limp boards with gilt blocked title and price to front panel. 140 x 90 mm approx. Publisher's yellow end papers, viii + 140pp + 4pp of publisher's adverts. A few unspecified line illustrations. Detailed instruction and advice on soaking, cleaning, stain removal, drying, ironing, folding and storage of diverse fabrics and clothing items from Silk to Calicoes and Kid Gloves to Dusters. NB "Attention must be paid to the soaping of lace...which requires to be delicately and carefully handled.. and should never therefore be intrusted to those great, robust country girls, who would drive a thumb or finger, without perceiving it, through the firmest web lace. The purifying of these articles from dirt, belongs to the department of the art of washing, and is the work of those skilful dames, who by long labour and experience, have risen to eminent rank among washer-women' One of a series of "Hand-Books" published by Wm.S. Orr this particular title seems to now be quite uncommon.We can find no copies at the time of listing, either offered for sale on the internet or held by libraries per Copac.Offer price reflects this as it is consequently one for purchase by an enterprising business for subsequent offering as a print on demand or e book. VG (Book- moderate rubbing to cloth and a little shelf soiling, no previous owner name or insc. liquid stain to bottom margins of front end papers. A couple of signatures strained where glue has failed but sewing holding and book block quite sound in it's binding with no cracks to end papers. No other notable defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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THE BOOK OF THE TRIUMPH HERALD A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK COVERING ALL MODELS UP TO AND INCLUDING 1961 , PITMAN'S MOTORIST LIBRARY, ABBEY , Staton , A.M.I.M.I.
10 ABBEY , Staton , A.M.I.M.I. THE BOOK OF THE TRIUMPH HERALD A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK COVERING ALL MODELS UP TO AND INCLUDING 1961 , PITMAN'S MOTORIST LIBRARY
London PITMAN / PITMAN'S MOTORIST LIBRARY 1961 1st Edition Soft Back VG+ Fair Book 175x125mm Approx 
Small VG+ H/b in Fair-poor D/j. A SCARCER title in the Pitman's Motorist Library, Car Manual by Staton Abbey A.M.I.M.I, author of "Automobile Steering , Braking and Suspension Overhaul "etc. For both novice & mechanic .116pp.[card covers maroon cloth spine, No inscsp.no annotation.. spot cloth loss to spine] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 6/- , edgewear nicks & tear-lines, col.rub; small loss front base. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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RAILWAY PLANNING and MAKING, ALLEN , Cecil J , MInst AILOcoE
11 ALLEN , Cecil J , MInst AILOcoE RAILWAY PLANNING and MAKING
London LONGMANS Green & Co 1928 1st Edition Hard Back Good Book 220x145mm Approx. 
Hard Back Good, 1st ed. 1928.CJ Allen MInst AILOcoE. Frontis & 3 more Colour plates + 52 b/w plates of real interest to all enthusiasts. The Steel Highway Series. 132pp.[Science & Engineering] The railway Pioneers facing all the challeges at home & abroad - mountains, underground , water etc brown cloth book - neat ink inscsp.to fep, light-med fox tanning to 1st/last few pages moreso to end-papers., Sound binding, exterior minor softness/fray top/tail spine, some light marks - overall clean covers.light edgewear rub. PLS See our image 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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SUSSEX CHURCHES, ALLEN , John , CLARIDGE , Geoffrey , SPILLER , John , WOOD , Ralph
12 ALLEN , John , CLARIDGE , Geoffrey , SPILLER , John , WOOD , Ralph SUSSEX CHURCHES
Sussex SUSSEX HISTORIC CHURCHES TRUST 1984 0950951307 / 9780950951300 1st Edition Paper Back VG Book 245x190mm Approx. 
Large slim VG P/b.1st ed.Internall FINE, no inscsp. tight binding. [ clean covers with edgewear col.rub/loss.64pp.b/w illustrated to all pages. 68 differnet Churches across the county of Sussex [ Alfriston / Amberley / Arundel - to - Winchelsea / Withyham / Worth ] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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HOW IT WORKS, ENLARGED & REVISED.Dealing in Simple Language with Steam, Electricity, Light, Heat, Sound, Hydralulics, Optics, etc. and with their application to Apparatus in Common Use, ARCHIBALD WILLIAMS
13 ARCHIBALD WILLIAMS HOW IT WORKS, ENLARGED & REVISED.Dealing in Simple Language with Steam, Electricity, Light, Heat, Sound, Hydralulics, Optics, etc. and with their application to Apparatus in Common Use
LONDON THOMAS NELSON AND SONS 1912 5th or later Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Red illustrated cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front board.190 x 140 mm approx. xii + 484pp. Undated but circa 1912 as publisher's name does not include incorporation as "Ltd" and important events in the history of aviation listed to Sept 1910 only. Eighth Edition Revised and Enlarged. The book was first published in 1906. 243 figs being mainly line drawings in text with some full page photo. plates. A fascinating read for any child showing an interest in science and engineering which will inspire them to gain more knowledge in the field which appeals most to them. One of a series of books published by Nelson, the others at the date of this volume being "Victories of the Engineer" and "How it is Made". Williams wrote numerous books on engineering and technology including "the romance of" series. The book offered by us has been re-backed by us with new mull and end papers and with the original spine laid on to provide a sound copy which will give many more years of service and enjoyment. Light foxing to half title and a couple of small marginal tears. VG condition overall. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Iillustrated LOTUS Buyer's Guide, ARNOLD , Graham , The Fouder Genius
14 ARNOLD , Graham , The Fouder Genius Iillustrated LOTUS Buyer's Guide
Winconsin, USA MOTORBOOKS International 1986 0879382171 / 9780879382179 1st Edition Paper Back Very Good Book 235x185mm Approx. 
P/b VG.1st ed.160pp. G Arnold had the privilege of working with Colin chapman as one of his" lieutenants" through two of the most exciting times of Lotus history- he was the founding genius - -an innovator without equal..Profuseluy illustrated b/w plates & in line. 5 Appendices , 10 chpts on the 10 different models , sources, how to buy -choose + racing - non-factory - replicas - forgeries - rally cars - clubs .[ no inscsp. no annotation, no creases. clean throughout .tight binding] laminated Covers fox tanned.235x185mm Approx.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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PRACTICAL FIVE-FIGURE MATHEMATICAL TABLES, ATTWOOD , C , BSc [Eng] AMIEE
15 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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RESTORING THE TRAMCAR The Walter Gratwicke Memorial Lecture 1982, BACON , A D , Project & Mechanical Engineer , GRATWICKE , Walter ,Institution of Locomotive Engineers ,Institution of  Metals etc.
16 BACON , A D , Project & Mechanical Engineer , GRATWICKE , Walter ,Institution of Locomotive Engineers ,Institution of Metals etc. RESTORING THE TRAMCAR The Walter Gratwicke Memorial Lecture 1982
Colchester TRAMWAY & Light Railway Soc. 1987 1st Edition Paper Back Near Fine Book 210 x 145mm Approx 
1987.1st ed.Near FINE P/b.no notable defect, clean staples.No inscsp. Well illustrated 28 photo-b/w plates.Gratwicke Paper No 13.Walter Gratwicke [1887 - 1967 ] a Foremost Tramway Expert.; expert Electrical & Mechanical Engineer - home & abroad , mainly in the field of Power Transmission. Author A D Bacon a specialist Mechanical & Project Engineer etc. Notes on both Bacon & Gratwicke.followed by l Intro;, Pioneering years -to -1980's. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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17 BAILEY , Jocelyn THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH Shire Series No 24
RISBOROUGH SHIRE 1980 0852635117 / 9780852635117 2nd Edition Paper Back VG Book 210x150mm Approx 
P/b VG, 1980.32pp. profusely illustrated b/w. J Bailey. Intro; Equipment & tools, Materials & methods,Farrier , Agricultural & Ornamental work. col illus cover book - tight bindings , no inscsp , light edgewear, staples clean, no inscsp.tight bindings.[ Country craftsmen] 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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A MANUAL OF TECHNICAL PLUMBING AND SANITARY SCIENCE Revised & Enlarged, BENNETT , S Barlow , Consultant Sanitary Engineer & Instructor in Practical Plumbers' Work
18 BENNETT , S Barlow , Consultant Sanitary Engineer & Instructor in Practical Plumbers' Work A MANUAL OF TECHNICAL PLUMBING AND SANITARY SCIENCE Revised & Enlarged
Stockton-on-Tees John Harrison 1903 Hard Back Good Book 250x160mm Approx. 
H/b Good. 1903. 4th Revised & Enlarged ed.S Barlow Bennett Consultant Sanitary Engineer & Instructor in Practical Plumbers' Work. Table of Contents index, 5 pages old advertisements continued on end papers. 14 chpts. 294pp. [ materials - air- ventilation - water - appliances - science - drainage - sewage disposal- roof - geometry - hydraulics - maths - etc ] Includes problems . b/w illustrated.[ dark green boards with black line decs. sun-browned to spine,no inscsp,sound copy, paper creamed. cloth rub wear to all corners, top & base of spine- 2mm softness top/base spine. PLS See our image 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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EARLY SUPERSONIC FIGHTERS OF THE WEST, BILL GUNSTON , An Authority
19 BILL GUNSTON , An Authority EARLY SUPERSONIC FIGHTERS OF THE WEST
LONDON IAN ALLAN 1976 0711006369 / 9780711006362 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Grey Boards with gilt titles to spine.235 x 155 mm approx. 256 pp. 12 b/w photo. plates.B Gunston - renowned knowledge & expertise in the scientific aviation field. A critical look at the West's experience in the design and production of military aircraft during a period of extreme world tension. Includes among others :- BAC Lightning, Saunders Roe SR.53 and 177, Dassault Mirage III & 5, Saab-35 Draken, Avro CF-105 Arrow, F-100 Super Sabre, Lockheed F-104 Starfighter. VG/VG (Book- A little light general shelf wear. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- a little faded and with rubbing to laminate at bottom front corner and front flap fold. Non price clipped). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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THE BRIGHTON CHAIN PIER in MEMORIAM , Its HISTORY From 1823 to 1896, With a BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE of SIR SAMUAL BROWN , Its DESIGNER and CONSTRUCTOR , and an APPENDIX  ( LEGAL DOCUMENTS), BISHOP, JOHN GEORGE
20 BISHOP, JOHN GEORGE THE BRIGHTON CHAIN PIER in MEMORIAM , Its HISTORY From 1823 to 1896, With a BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE of SIR SAMUAL BROWN , Its DESIGNER and CONSTRUCTOR , and an APPENDIX ( LEGAL DOCUMENTS)
BRIGHTON PRIVATE 1897 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Maroon cloth boards with laid on black title label in gilt. 295x235mm approx. Double page frontis: Chain Pier january 1825., [viii] 74pp + xxv, All plates and illustrations . Privately published by Bishop, a local author ( A Peep into the Past- Brighton in the Olden Time etc) at the request of friends as a memorial of the Chain Pier destroyed in a storm on 4th December 1896. VG (Book- re-sewn on cords and re-cased in plain cloth with new end papers probably within last 30 years. A little rubbing to cloth at head and tail of spine and a few light shelf marks. No previous owner name or insc.) Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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