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Various Authors Standard Methods of Analysis of Iron, Steel, and Fero-Alloys
Sheffield: The United Steel Companies, 1936. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Ex-Library Library markings. Light wear to boards. (Book ref. 23342) £15.00
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FARADAY (Michael); STODART (J.): On the Alloys of steel. Read March 21, 1822.
PHOTOGRAPHS SENT ON REQUEST. First Edition, extracted from The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1822 - Part II. Pp. 273-270. quarto, disbound, a very good copy, London, The Royal Society, 1822. First appearance of a founding paper in the science of alloys. "Beyond his work in analytical and pure chemistry, Faraday showed himself to be a pioneer in the application of chemistry to problems of technology. In 1818, together with James Stodart, a cutler, he began a series of experiments on the alloys of steel. Although he was able to produce alloys of superior quality, they were not capable of commercial production because they required the use of such rare metals as platinum, rhodium, and silver. Nevertheless, Faraday demonstrated that the increasingly urgent problem of producing higher-grade steel could be attacked by science. The later work on steel of Henry Sorby, Henry Bessemer, and Robert A. Hadfield was based directly on Faraday's work in the early part of the century." (DSB IV, p. 531-532). (Book ref. 22090) £300.00
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ROBERTS-AUSTEN, W. C: Second Report to the Alloys Research Committee; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, April, 1893.
London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1893. 14 plates. 8vo, pp.97-215, original printed tan wrappers; lower wrapper creased, stitching cracked. The other papers being: Tensile Tests and Chemical Analyses of Copper Plates from Fire-boxes of Locomotives on the Great Western Railway by William Dean; & Experiments on the Draught produced in different parts of a Locomotive Boiler when running by John A. F. Aspinall. (Book ref. 11835) £15.00
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BOSWELL, SAMUEL: On some details in the Construction of modern Lancashire Boilers; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October, 1891.
London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1891. 16 plates. 8vo, pp.479-631, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dust marked. The other paper contained in this volume being: the First Report to the Alloys Research Committee by W. C. Roberts-Austen. (Book ref. 11829) £20.00
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GREGORY, Edwin: Metallurgy.
London: Blackie, 1959. Reprint. Good+ brown cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; No d/w. 15.25cms x 22.5cms, xviii+284pp. 188 b/w figs, some fold-out pages. Sl wear to spine & cover edges; very sl foxed page edges. Clean & unmarked within. Weight 731g. (Book ref. 2852) £5.50
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Vonsovsky, S. V. et al: uctivity of Transition Metals: Their Alloys and Compounds;
Berlin, Springer-Verlag, Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences No. 27, 1982. HARDBACK, original brown cloth with lettering on spine and covers in orange and white, advert on rear fixed end-papers, pages xiii, 512, adverts. [ii], figs. 182, roy. 8vo. (6" x 9"), small ink mark on bottom corner page edges, otherwise a very fine copy. (Book ref. 6196) £45.00
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Muto, Toshinosuke ; Takagi, Yutaka ; Guttman Lester The Theory of Order-Disorder Transitions in Alloys, Order-Disorder Phenomena in Metals
London, Academic Press, 1956. Hardback, 8vo orange decorated boards, 169pp. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Boards are extensively scuffed and scratched. Spine bumped. Basically tight and solid. First UK edition of specialist science text, combining two significant previously published monographs Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Metals, alloys, transitions (Book ref. 3378) £25.00
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Copper Development Association, The Welding, Brazing and Soldering of Copper and its Alloys
Radlett, Hertfordshire, Copper Development Association, 1953. Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 189pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has good solid feel. Boards a little scuffed, spine creased and faded. Block tight and clean A well-illustrated reference book for those engaged in the industrial uses of copper Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Copper, alloy, industry (Book ref. 3266) £10.00
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Kubaschewski, O. ; Catterall, JA Thermochemical Data of Alloys
London, Pergamon Press, 1956. Tall 8vo, London, Pergamon Press, 1956, dark blue cloth boards, First edition, pp180, + ref + index, Vol 3 in Pergamon Science Series Metal Physics, G (Book ref. 410) £10.00
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Stanford, E G The Creep of Metals and Alloys
London, Temple Press Ltd, 1949. Tall 8vo, London, Temple Press Ltd, 1949, light green cloth boards, first edition, scuffed and worn, gilt title, xvi, pp162, clean inside but reading copy only. G. (Book ref. 391) £18.00
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Westbrook, J H Intermetallic Compounds
New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1967. Large 8vo, New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1967, green and black cloth boards, gilt title, first edition, rubbed and worn, clean inside, xvii, pp663, G. A collection of essays on various properties of metallic compounds. (Book ref. 386) £20.00
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British Aluminium Company Aluminium Facts & Figures 3 Books
British Aluminium Company, U.K., 1950 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Book One : Sheet, Coiled Strip And Circles 45 pages, size 10 inches tall by 7.25 inches. Book Two : Extrusions 22 pages. Book Three : Tubes 26 pages. Books - in Very Good bright blue boards with silver lettering, light fading to the board edges of books one and two, light bumping to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine. Contents, book two has some light marking and abrasion to the front pastedown and free front endpaper and light marking to a couple of pages, the other two books have faint spotting and light marking to their endpapers, previous owner's name to book two, otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Rare To Be Found In All Three Books. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Science & Technology; Chemistry; Inventory No: 003028. (Book ref. 003028) £38.00
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Gregory,Edwin and Walter Stevenson Chemical Alloys of Metals and Alloys
London: Blackie & Son, 1937. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 5" - 6" Tall This is a Very Good + Copy of this Hardcover book in brown cloth with gilt title lettering to spine.No dust-jacket.This copy has NO previous owner's names or inscriptions present.This is NOT an ex library copy.Clean copy internally.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.The book came from a large collection of older and scarcer Chemistry titles,8vo 375pp First Edition (Book ref. 60731) £12.00
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A. Humboldt Sexton Alloys (Non-ferrous)
Manchester: The Scientific Publishing Company. H. Back. Good. 8vo Green cloth with gile lettering to the spine. Very minor bumping to the corners. Very minor sunning to the spine. Small, neat inscription and small stamp from the previous owner to the front pastedown (dated October 1908), signature and stamp to the title page and stamp to page 54 but otherwise contents are clean and bright throughout with NO markings or annotations. Binding sound. Illustrated with detailed diagrams. 283 pp. (Book ref. 065896) £50.00
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A. Humboldt Sexton The Corrosion and Protection of Metals
Manchester: Scientific Publishing Co, 1906. H. Back. Good. 8vo With Special Reference to the Preservation of Engineering Structures. Red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Previous owner's small, neat stamp to the title page and page 54 but otherwise contents are very clean and bright throughout. 147 pp. (Book ref. 065887) £15.00
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James Walker Introduction to Physical Chemistry
London: Macmillan And Co Limited, 1910. H. Back. Very Good. 8vo Sixth edition. Bound in green cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Slight discolouration to the front board. Light foxing to the fore edge. 417pp. A nice copy. (Book ref. 065876) £10.00
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William H. Greenwood A Manual of Metallurgy. Vol. I. Fuel, Iron, Steel, Tin, Antimony, Arsenic, Bismuth and Platinum.
London: William Collins, Sons and Company. H. Back. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Collins' Advanced Science Series. From the library of Walter MacFarlane, stamp to dedication page. Maroon cloth, gilt titling to spine and black blocked titling to upper board. Spine a little rubbed and bumped. Illustrated by 71 engravings. Light foxing to prelims, contents good. pp 344. (Book ref. 065875) £10.00
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Hanns Freiherr V.Juptner Siderology. The Science of Iron
London: Scott, Greenwood & Co, 1902. H. Back. Very Good. 8vo The Constitution of Iron Alloys and Slags. Translated from the German by Charles Salter. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titles to the front board, corners bumped with light wear. Gilt titles to the spine with slight fading and shelf wear to the top and tail. 344pp+36pp.Internally there is slight foxing/browning throughout and a small neat inscription to the half title page otherwise a nice copy (Book ref. 065854) £140.00
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Jones, D. The Recovery and Disposal of Sodium Potassium Alloys from Irradiated Rigs
Harwell: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, 1976. First Edition. Pamphlet. Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0705801578 Study of nuclear reactors. (Book ref. 014977) £25.00
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Johnstone, S.J.: The Rare Earth Industry. Including the Manufacture of Incandescent Mantles. Pyrophoric Alloys and Electrical Glow Lamps. Together with a Chapter on The Industry of Radioactive Substances.
London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, 1915 Tall 8vo Cloth 1st Edn. Illus. xii, 136 pp. Backstrip faded; covers dusty; browning. (Book ref. 36381) £16.00
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