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Shipbuilding and Shipping Record. (Compiled by the editor of). Directory of Shipowners, Shipbuilders & Marine Engineers. 1951.
London. Tothill Press. (Forty-ninth year of publication). 1st thus. 1951. Hardback. 8vo. 892 pages plus 187 pages of adverts. Publishers blue cloth with titles and adverts in black and gilt on spine and on both covers. Clean and unmarked throughout. Sound binding and covers. Very light bumps to corners, and very minor rub to spine ends and tips. A VG book. - .##. - Includes lists of ships and ship owners, as well as shipbuilders, repairers, etc. There are many fleet listings under the individual names of shipowners. - .##. - We specialise in History of Transport and Engineering.. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7238)   £22.00
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Drackett, Phil. Veteran Cars. (Foyles Handbooks).
London. W. and G. Foyle. "Foyles Handbooks" series. 1st edition. 1961. Hardback. Small 8vo. 92 pages. 17 photo plates. Publishers pictorial laminated boards. Clean and unmarked. Tiny colour rub at spine ends. Lower corner of half title, (price), cut off. Book in VG. condition. We specialise in History of Transport. . .**. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7188)   £4.75
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Drackett, Phil. Vintage Cars. (Foyles Handbooks).
London. W. and G. Foyle. "Foyles Handbooks" series. 1st edition. 1962. Hardback. Small 8vo. 92 pages. 10 photo plates. Publishers pictorial laminated boards. Clean and unmarked. Tiny pull at top of spine. Lower corner of half title, (price), cut off. Book in VG. condition. We specialise in History of Transport. . .**. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7187)   £4.75
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Buck, A. THE LITTLE GIANT. A Life of I.K. Brunel. ( ISBN 0715387936 ).
Newton Abbot. David and Charles. 1st Edn. 1986. Hardback. Large 8vo. 320 pages. Publishers brown cloth, gilt. Book is in FINE, near new condition, with neat ownership inscription on end paper. Unclipped D.w. has slight ruffle to edges, from shelf, but in VG condition. We specialise in History of Engineering and Technology. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 7016)   £13.50
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Rolt, L.T.C. THOMAS NEWCOMEN. The Prehistory of the Steam Engine.
Dawlish, David and Charles and London, MacDonald. 1st Edn. 1963. Hardback. 8vo. 158 pages. 21 plates. 10 figs in text. Publishers green cloth, gilt. Pages clean and bright. Edges of text block lightly tanned. Quite light shelf rub to edges of boards, and some slight fade with light spots, to outer margins at top and bottom of front cover. Ownership inscription and small stamp on title page. Book is VG. Unclipped D.w. is slightly edge scuffed, and now in protective, removable, sleeve. We specialise in History of Engineering. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 6110)   £36.50
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Buck, A. THE LITTLE GIANT. A Life of I.K. Brunel. ( ISBN 0715387936 ).
Newton Abbot. ( and North Pomfret Vt). David and Charles. 1st Edn. 1986. Hardback. Large 8vo. 320 pages. Publishers brown cloth, gilt. A New book from our stockholdings. Book is in FINE, near Mint condition. After the time in storage the D.w. has acquired a couple of short tears at top edge, which are repaired, and still near Fine condition. We specialise in History of Engineering and Technology. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 559)   £15.00
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Hardy, A.C. From Slip to Sea. A Chronological Account of the Construction of Merchant Ships from the Laying of the Keel Plate to the Trial Trip, with over 154 Sketches and Illustrations.
Glasgow. Brown, Son and Ferguson. Reprint. 1935. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xvi,252. Numerous illustrations, including photo plates and profile and sectional drawings, some folding. Publishers cloth, titled on spine and on cover. Clean and unmarked throughout. Small ownership inscription. Sound binding and covers. Slight fade to spine. Light shelf rub to boards and light scuff to spine ends. Quite mild corner bumps. VG overall book. No D.w. - .##. - Many photos from various European shipyards of building, launching, fitting out;- including Wallsend, Sunderland, Belfast, Hartlepool, Genoa, Hamburg, etc. A fully comprehensive work covering ship types, details of construction, etc. - .##. - We specialise in History of Engineering and Technology.. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 6940)   £15.00
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Clarke, Desmond. The Ingenious Mr Edgeworth.
London. Oldbourne. 1st edition. 1965. Hardback. 8vo. 256 pages. Frontis. 12 illustrations. Burgundy cloth, gilt. The book is nominally New, but 1 folded leaf had not been bound in properly, and now refixed. FINE copy in like protected D.w. We specialise in History of Egineering and Technology. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 6908)   £18.00
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Sopwith, Robert. Thomas Sopwith Surveyor. An Exercise in Self-Help. ( ISBN 1858212065 ).
Bishop Auckland, Durham. Pentland Press. 1st Edition. 1994. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xiv,266. Frontis, 27 illustrations. Publishers black cloth, gilt. NEW. D.w. with protective sleeve. We specialise in History of Egineering and Technology. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 6907)   £17.50
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Webster, N.W. Joseph Locke: Railway Revolutionary. ( ISBN 0043850553 ).
London. Allen and Unwin. 1st Edition. 1970. Hardback. 8vo. 218 pages plus 6 pages, publishers adverts. 16 plates and 3 line illustrations. Publishers red cloth, titles in silver on spine. Red top edge. This book is from our shop stock, was purchased at new, and is not pre-owned. It has been shelved for a long period. Book is still in near FINE condition. The price clipped D.w. has some edge rub and scuff, has a sun faded spine, and is about VG. We specialise in History of Transport and Engineering. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 6905)   £18.00
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Webster, N.W. Joseph Locke: Railway Revolutionary. ( ISBN 0043850553 ).
London. Allen and Unwin. 1st Edition. 1970. Hardback. 8vo. 218 pages plus 6 pages, publishers adverts. 16 plates and 3 line illustrations. Publishers red cloth, titles in silver on spine. Red top edge. This book is from our store, was purchased at new, and is not pre-owned. It has been shelved for a long period. Book is FINE, near mint. The D.w. has some light edge rub and scuff, from shelf, and is VG. We specialise in History of Transport and Engineering. . . **. Business and shop Est 1970. (Book ref. 6904)   £21.00
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Richardson, A.E. ROBERT MYLNE, Architect and Engineer, 1733-1811.
Batsford. 1st Edn. 1955. Hardback. 8vo. 220 pages. Frontis, 57 ills (including plates). Publishers red cloth, gilt. Top edge red. All pages clean and unmarked. Very slight shadow browning to end papers. Sound binding and covers. Covers with sharp corners. There is some uneven colour fade to covers and to spine, (and this is common with this book, even with the D.w's present). Else the book is in V.G.+ condition. The unclipped D.w. is with slight scuff at the top edge, and has a couple of short closed tears, and about VG . -.##.- Mylne was at one time Surveyor of St. Pauls Cathedral, and other works include Blackfriars Bridge. An introduction to his life and works is followed by an extensive section devoted to extracts from his diaries. -##.-. We specialise in History of Engineering/Technology. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 6884)   £38.00
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Richardson, A.E. ROBERT MYLNE, Architect and Engineer, 1733-1811.
Batsford. 1st Edn. 1955. Hardback. 8vo. 220 pages. Frontis, 57 ills (including plates). Publishers red cloth, gilt. Top edge red. All pages clean and unmarked. Very slight shadow browning to end papers. Sound binding and covers. Covers with sharp corners. There is some slight uneven colour fade to covers, (and this is common with this book, even with the D.w's present). The book is in V.G.+ condition. The unclipped D.w. is in like condition and is in a protective, removable, Mylar sleeve. -.##.- Mylne was at one time Surveyor of St. Pauls Cathedral, and other works include Blackfriars Bridge. An introduction to his life and works is followed by an extensive section devoted to extracts from his diaries. -##.-. We specialise in History of Engineering/Technology. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 6883)   £40.00
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Newman, Bernard. (Ruston Hornsby) One Hundred Years of Good Company. The story of Ruston Hornsby. 1857-1957.
For the company, (Ruston Hornsby), 1st Edn. 1957. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,vii,272. Coloured portrait frontis., photo. and other plates, and drawings in text. Publishers green cloth, gilt titles on cover and spine. Some light spotting to a few pages at both ends of book, else all pages clean and unmarked. Age tan and some spots to edges of text block. Sound binding and covers. Light colour rub to tips and to spine ends. Book is in Good+ condition. Without the D.w. - .##. - Many interesting photo's of company products over the years;- traction engines, agricultural machinery, steam engines, locomotives, aircraft, cars, cranes, diesel engines, tanks, etc. - .##. - We specialise in Company and Industrial History. . .. .**. Business and shop Est. 1970.. (Book ref. 6850)   £19.50
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Reyburn, Wallace. Bridge across the Atlantic. The Story of John Rennie. ( ISBN. 0245508880 ).
London. Harrap. 1st edition. 1972. Hardback. Large 4to. 160 pages. 32 plates. Publishers red cloth, gilt to spine. Pages all clean and unmarked. Mild age darken to edges. Very light signs of shelf rub to edges etc. VG book. Clipped D.w. is age darkened and with small repairs to top edge, and light scuff at spine ends;- Good+. We specialise in History of Engineering. **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 6842)   £8.00
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Davy, M.J.B. assisted by Richards, G.T. AERONAUTICS. Handbook of the Collections Illustrating Aeronautics - III. The Propulsion of Aircraft. A Brief Outline of the History and Development of the Aero-Engine and the Airscrew with Reference to the National Aeronautical Collection
Science Museum. H.M.S.O. 2nd (revised) Edn. 1936. Paperback. 8vo. 104pp. 18 photo plates, folding table. Original pictorial paper wraps. Pages all clean and unmarked. Spotting to edges. Wraps are spotted. Sound binding, and a VG copy. - .##. - A history of propulsion for both balloons and aeroplanes, together with a descriptive catalogue of exhibits. - .##. - We specialise in History of Transport and Technology. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 134)   £22.50
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Davy, M.J.B. Aeronautics. Handbook of the Collections Illustrating Aeronautics. 1. Heavier than Air Aircraft. A Brief Outline of the History and Development of Mechanical Flight with Reference to the National Aeronautical Collection, and a Catalogue....
Science Museum. H.M.S.O. 2nd Edn, Revised and enlarged. 1935. Paperback. 8vo. 125 pages. 26 plates. Pictorial paper covers. Near Fine. We specialise in History of Transport and Technology. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 975)   £22.50
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Beckhard, Arthur J. Nikola Tesla. Electrical Genius.
London. Dennis Dobson. "Men of Science" series - No 1. 1st UK edition. 1961. Hardback. 8vo. 192 pages. Publishers green cloth, gilt. Top edge green. Clean and bright pages throughout. Sound binding and covers. Book is in VG++ condition. The clipped D.w. has a few light marks and shelf rub, and with two short repaired tears. Near VG. We specialise in History of science. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 6826)   £16.00
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Karo, D. Electrical Measurements and the Calculation of the Errors Involved. Part 1.
London. MacDonald. 1st edition. 1950. Hardback. 8vo. 191 pages. Text figs throughout. Publishers blue cloth, titled gilt on spine, and in blind on cover. Pages all clean and unmarked. Ownership stamp and inscription on end paper. Sound binding and covers. Minor colour rub to spine ends and to tips. Book in VG condition. No D.w. We specialise in History of Engineering. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 6819)   £6.00
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Noakes G. R. The Services' Textbook of Radio; The Services' Textbook of Electrical Engineering. Volume I - Electrical Fundamentals.
HMSO. London. 1st edition. 1956. Hardback. Large 8vo, 25x15.5 cms. Pp.,xiii,645. Text figs throughout. "Errata" and "corrigendum" slips clipped, (paper clip), to title page. Publishers blue cloth, gilt. Pages all clean and unmarked, though one leaf with small sellotape repair. Small and unobtrusive company stamp at bottom of title page. Light splitting to front end paper at inner hinge, but not pulled. Else binding is solid. Light shelf rub to covers. Book in Good+ condition. Heavy item which may require extra postage outside of UK. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 6818)   £8.00
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