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Shields, Carl, D.: BOILERS - TYPES, CHARACTERISTICS, AND FUNCTIONS
(McGraw-Hill, 1961) Small demy 4to. i-xii, 564pp. bw ills, dw slightly torn at top edge otherwise VG/VG. . (Book ref. 8128) £20.00
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Institution of Locomotive Engineers Journal No.198
London: Institution of Locomotive Engineers. Card Covers. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Vol.37 July-August 1947, pp273-354, adverts, photos, diagrams. Includes: Greenwood, T., Fett, R.H., Hancock, C.W. & Gudgin, D.E. A General Survey of the German Locomotive Industry During the War Years 1939-45 [Paper 467]; Hancock, J.S. Water Softening for Locomotive Boilers [Paper 468]. (Book ref. 006790) £5.00
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Milton, J. H. Marine Steam Boilers
London: George Newnes Limited, 1953. Cloth. Very Good/Good Minus. 8vo DJ rubbed and chipped, particularly to head of spine, 2" tear to foot of front. Book slightly cocked, else clean and tidy. (Book ref. 71059) £12.00
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Dye, F.: Hot Water Fitting and Steam Cooking Apparatus;
London, E. & F. N. Spon, 1897; Second edition, revised. Hardback. 6.5" x 4.25". Very good+/ No dust jacket. vii, 90pp with diagrams & brown endpapers. Green covers with bright gilt lettering. A Guide for Builders and Others for the Fitting and Fixing of Boilers and Pipes for the Circulation of Hot Water for Heating Buildings and for Domestic Supply with a Chapter on Boilers and Fittings for Steam Cooking. (Book ref. 15362) £12.00
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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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SOUCHOTTE, Ernest & SMITH, David W. (eds): Marine auxiliary machinery.
London: Newnes-Butterworths, 1976. 2nd imp. Good+ cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; No d/w. 14.5cms x 22.25cms, 502pp. Numerous b/w figures. Sl dusty & foxed page edges. Name written to fep; clean & unmarked within. Weight 751g. 0408001704. (Book ref. 2895) £10.00
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Gibson, A. H. And Chorlton, Alan E. L. ( Ed. ) Steam Engineering a Practical Treatise Written By Specialists
London: Gresham Publishing Company Ltd., 1938. Second Edition. Cloth Hardback. Very Good +/No Dustjacket. 4to One of the Gresham Library of Mechanical Engineering series in very nice condition. The contents are spllit into sections - Engineering Chemistry by W. Carrick Anderson : Steam Boilers by J. M. Dickson : Coal and Ash Handling Plant by E. G. Weeks : The Reciprocating Steam Engine Steam by W. H. Owen : Steam Turbines by R. J. Kaula and W. M. Selevey : Condensers and Cooling Towers by R. Royds and The Operation of Land Power Plants by John W. Jackson with an index at the rear of the book. A tight and clean dark blue cloth covered 10 " by 6 7/8" hardback wit bright gilt titles on the spine. Just a little colour rubbed from the spine ends and cover corner points. A small pencilled owner's name on the clea front endpaper. A very crisp and clean interior. 406 pages with 4 larger folding technical drawing plates and full page and part page technical illustartions and photographs. (Book ref. 020820) £50.00
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E. W. L. Nicol Coke & Its Uses: In Relation to Smoke Prevention and Fuel Economy
London: Benn, 1923. First Edition. Green Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 7" x 10" hardback Clean and crisp. 134 pages, well illustrated. (Book ref. 040704) £12.00
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LAYBOURNE, JOHN ( also Ernest Spon & William P. Marshall; see under ): Description of Miller's Cast-Iron Steam Boiler; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 26th October, 1871 .
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1871. 15 plates, 8vo, pp.261-297, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty, headband chipped, top of text block dusty; the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On Steam Pressure Guages by Ernest Spon; & On the principal constructions of Breech-Loading Mechanism for Small Arms, and their relative mechanical advantages by William P. Marshall (Adjourned Discussion). (Book ref. 11758) £20.00
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JONES, JOHN ( also John A. Haswell, Jeremiah Head, & Charles Cochrane; see under ): On the general Geological Features of the Cleveland Iron District; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th & 26th July 1871 (Middlesbrough Meeting, Part 2).
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1871. 22 plates, 8vo, pp.183-259, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip slightly dusty, top of text block dusty; the wrappers very clean. The other papers being Description of the Break Drums and the mode of working at the Ingleby Incline on the Rosedale Branch of the North Eastern Railway by John A. Haswell; On a Simple construction of Steam Engine Governor, having a close approximation to perfect action by Jeremiah Head; & On Steam Boilers with Small Water-space, and Root's Tube Boiler by Charles Cochrane. (Book ref. 11757) £20.00
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MARSHALL, WILLIAM P. ( also John H. Storey & John Ramsbottom; see under ): On the principal constructions of Breech-Loading Mechanism for Small Arms, and their relative mechanical advantages; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 27th April, 1871.
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1871. 20 plates ( 16 relating to breech loading rifles), 8vo, pp.65-116, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip slightly dusty, top of text block dusty; the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On Ashton and Storey's Steam-Power Meter and Continous Indicator by John H. Storey; & On the Mechanical Ventilation of the Liverpool Passenger Tunnel on the London and North Western Railway by John Ramsbottom (Supplementary Paper). (Book ref. 11756) £30.00
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RAMSBOTTOM, JOHN ( also William G. Beattie & George Addenbrooke; see under ): On the Mechanical Ventilation of the Liverpool Passenger Tunnel on the London and North Western Railway; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 26th January 1871.
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1871. 16 plates, 8vo, pp.63, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty, insect damage to margin of last two leaves and lower wrapper, top of text block dusty; the wrappers very clean. The other papers being Description of a Balanced Slide-Valve for Locomotive Engines by William G. Beattie; & On Whittle's plan for preventing Deposit and Incrustation in Steam Boilers by George Addenbrooke. (Book ref. 11755) £20.00
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ARMSTRONG, SIR WILLIAM G. ( also William Cochrane & John Daglish; see under ): Description of the Hydraulic Swing Bridge for the North Eastern Railway over the River Ouse near Goole; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 3rd & 4th August, 1869 (Newcastle Meeting, Part 1).
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1869. 29 plates, 8vo, pp.119-206, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty and very slightly chipped, top of text block dusty, else very good. The other papers being On the various systems of Ventilation of Mines by William Cochrane; & On the Mechanical Firing of Steam Boilers by John Daglish. (Book ref. 11747) £20.00
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PORTER, JOHN H. ( also John James & James Ramsbotton; see below ): Description of the Buda Wrought-Iron Lighthouse; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 31st January, 1861.
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1861. 13 plates (6 being of the lighthouse), 8vo, pp.52, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip slightly chipped, top edge of text block stained, else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On Benson's High-Pressure Steam Boiler by John James;& Description of a method of Supplying Water to Locomotive Tenders whilst running by James Ramsbottom. (Book ref. 11716) £25.00
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COWPER, EDWARD A. ( also John Robinson & George Piggot; see below ): On some Regenerative Hot-Blast Stoves working at a temperature of 1300 Fahrenheit; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th April, 1860.
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1860. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.53-87, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip chipped, very slight insect damage to fore-margin of wrappers else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On Gifford's Injector for feeding Steam Boilers by John Robinson (supplementary paper), & On Pinel's Magnetic Water Gauge for steam boilers by George Piggott. (Book ref. 11711) £20.00
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RYDER, JOHN N. ( also Alexander Allan & John Robinson; see below ): On the Application of Superheated Steam; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th January, 1860.
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1860. 7 plates, 8vo, pp.51, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip a little darkened, very slight insect damage to fore-margin of upper wrapper, top edge of text block dusty, else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being Description of an improved Gas Meter by Alexander Allan & On Gifford's Injector for feeding Steam Boilers by John Robinson. (Book ref. 11710) £20.00
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I.C.S REFERENCE LIBRARY Mechanics of the Steam Engine, Steam Engine Design, Types of Steam Boilers....
London: International Correspondence Schools, c.1907. 8vo, vi+numerous text illustrations, brown morocco, gilt. A very good copy. (Book ref. RHB7426) £25.00
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BOURNE (JOHN) A Treatise on the Steam-Engine in its Various Applications to Mines, Mills, Steam Navigation, Railways and Agriculture...
London: Longmans, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 5th edition, 1862. 4to, xii+495pp, 37 plates, 546 text figures, numerous tables, brown blind tooled publisher's cloth, gilt. Apart froma slightly faded spine, a very good copy. (Book ref. RHB7292) £250.00
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HUTTON (WALTER S) The Works' Managers Handbook of Modern Rules, Tables and Data for Civil and Mechanical Engineers, Millwrights and Roller Makers and Boiler Makers...
London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, 7th enlarged edition, 1907. 8vo, xiv+444pp, monochrome frontispiece, numerous text illustrations and tables, brown cloth, gilt. A near fine copy. (Book ref. RHB7236) £20.00
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Milton, J T. Water Tube Boilers For Marine Engines.
1898, Proceedings Inst Civil Engineers. 8vo, 140pp, 3 large folding plates of fine engineering drawings, new cloth, fine. (Book ref. RHB1709c) £32.00
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