SOILS CONCRETE & BITUMINOUS MATERIALS
(His Majesty's Stationery Office 1946) Octavo 288pp bw ills. Card covers damaged and marked No ffep Some pages marked. Poor, good reading copy. (Book ref. 10356) £5.00
FOUNDATION DESIGN SIMPLY EXPLAINED
(Oxford University Press London 1961) Octavo 115pp bw ills. Dustwrapper torn and marked. tight VG / G- (Book ref. 10347) £10.00
REINFORCED CONCRETE RESERVOIRS AND TANKS
(Concrete Publications 1948 2nd edn revised rep) Hbk, crown 4to, 167pp inc. b/w ills. Clean tight copy,, blue cloth boards slightly rubbed and bumped. No dw. . Good + (Book ref. 10344) £4.25
REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGNER'S HANDBOOK
(Concrete Publications 1951 4th edn revised) Hbk, crown 4to, 343pp inc. b/w ills. Clean tight copy,some annotation by prev. owner, blue cloth boards rubbed and bumped, marked. No dw. . Good (Book ref. 10343) £5.00
PRESTRESSED CONCRETE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
(HM Stationery Office 1956) Hbk, crown 4to, 281pp inc. b/w ills. Clean tight copy, ep slightly foxed, blue cloth boards slightly rubbed . Dw well rubbed, several small tears . Good + / Fair (Book ref. 10342) £6.25
DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF REINFORCED CONCRETE BRIDGES
(Concrete Publications 1957) Hbk, demy 8v0, 503pp inc. b/w ills. Clean tight copy, ep lightly foxed, blue cloth boards slightly rubbed and bumped, no dw. Good+ (Book ref. 10341) £11.00
Christ in Concrete.
. Hardback. 311pp Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis & NY 1939.1st edition. Very good copy in slightly snagged dust jacket. (Book ref. HALL504342) £20.00
Concrete Around the House
London: Cement and Concrete Association, 1974. Pictorial Card Covers. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 072100881X Card Covers Owner stamp "Burdens Western" on inside front cover and opposite page.76 bl/white photos, line drawings. 48 pp. (Book ref. 004083) £5.00
Concrete in Garden-making
London: Cement and Concrete Association, 1960. Soft cover. Staplebound softcover booklet. B/w illustrated cover. 48 pp. B/w plates throughout. Small piece torn from front cover (near lower staple), though overall a very good edition. GOOD+ (Book ref. 868) £7.00
Locomotives designed and built at Horwich, with some Results; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1909. Liverpool Meeting.
London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1909. 18 plates. 8vo, pp.551-914, original printed tan wrappers; some spotting, top edge of text block stained, else good The other papers contained in this volume are Reinforced Concrete, the Advance of Marine Engineering, the Electrical Operation of Textile Factories, & Gas-Engines (Book ref. 11951) £15.00
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Design.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1933. Hardback. 400pp. First edition. Very Good condition. Front free endpaper has been clipped at top corner. Illustrated with drawings. Includes lots of technical information, tables and design charts. Heavy book. UK p&p is £6. (Book ref. 8920) £25.00
THE WEATHERING AND PERFORMANCE OF BUILDING MATERIALS.
1970. Medical and Technical Pub. First. Book-Vg. DJ-VG, protective covered. B/w photos throughout. B/w diagrams throughout. Ex-College Libris. 852000162. . (Book ref. 66468) £15.00
MODERN PRACTICAL STAIRBUILDING & HANDRAILING FOR THE USE OF WORKMEN, BUILDERS, ARCHITECTS AND OTHERS.
LONDON.BATSFORD,1932.. UK,Crown Qrto HB+dw/dj,1st edn.. Cloth, card bds.. VG+./VG.. Qrto. No ISBN. Monograph. UK,Crown Qrto HB+dw/dj,1st edn.[2 volumes in one.] VG+/VG.Small, neat, previous owner's ink name to top, right-hand corner of ffe, no price-clip to dw/dj.Plain brown paper,black lettered + illustrated dw/dj which is slightly grubbed, rubbed, chipped and torn to all corners and edges - with some partial, minimal loss to same.Approx 1.5" vertical, oblong section to head of spine/backstrip missing, with virtually all lettering to book's title gone, but still approx 98% of dw/dj present though, reads worse than it actually is - described hard - but fairly and honestly.Copies with the scarce dw/dj uncommon, due in part to the nondescript appearance of the original bown paper lettered dw/dj, ephemeral in nature, which may have caused dw/dj to be easily and quickly discarded.Generally bright, clean, publisher's original red cloth bds with black, stamped ink letters and a bordered, black, stamped ink spiral staircase vignette to centre of upper bd, and a black, stamped ink illus of an overhead view of an independent circular newel stair with open string, to centre of spine/backstrip.All corners minimally bumped with reciprocal creasing and cloth wrinkles/wrinkling to same, both head+ foot of spine/backstrip also minimally bumped with reciprocal creasing to same, and generally clean, plain white/cream eps.Top edges lightly aged/tanned - as usual/normal for age - fore-edges much less so affected and genrally brighter and cleaner; contents bright, tight and clean.Crown Qrto, Pts I + II comprising (Pt I): v-xi+1-134pp [paginated] includes publisher's preface,contents list/table, 23 chapters, profuse b/w line illus/diagrams/plans in text, along with fold-out diagrammatical illus, 76 monochrome photographs, a glossary (terms used in stairbuilding),indices to illus and text, plus [unpaginated] half-title+title pages, and a b/w monochrome photographic frntis.[Pt II] comprising v-xi+1-108pp [paginated], includes publisher's preface, contents list/table, 23 chapters, profuse b/w line illus/diagrams/plans in text, along with fold-out diagrammatical illus, 32 monochrome photographs, a glossary (terms used in handrailing), indices to illus and text, plus [unpaginated] half-title+title pages, and a b/w monochrome photographic frntis. Published postumously, after author's sudden death, whilst the work was in an advanced stage of preparation.The work of giving the book its final overhaul and seeing it through the press was, with the approval of the executors, entrusted to the author's old friend and colleague, Mr. William Cox, Vice-President, Incorporated British Institute of Certified Carpenters, Lecturer and Head Instructor at The Polytechnic, Regent Street, London. Fully Illustrated by working drawings and diagrams and photographic reproductions of old and modern types.Part One - Stair Construction and Design: Stair construction containing a full description of the methods of constructing and erecting various types of wood stairs for cottages, mansion etc, with examples of iron, stone, concrete etc, and all shapes and designs from twisted to wreathed to spiral etc.Part Two - Handrailing and Wreath Making comprising modern methods of producing solid and build-up handrails, ramps, knees etc.Large scale working drawings of wreaths, including formation etc. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, because of the heavier weight (approx 1.9 Kg unpackaged) of this item, for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page! (Book ref. rja3973/11) £140.00
Basic Structural Design Philosophy, Criteria & Safety of Concrete Reactor Pressure Vessels - Report of a Panel Sponsored by the International Atomic Energy Agency & Held in Vienna, 9-13 February 1970
Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency, 1970. 1st. 30 Cms x 21 Cms Paperback, 250 pp, illustrated with graphs, diagrams & black & white photographs. Internally VG+, covers with light marks & previous owner's name to front. *NB: this item may incur a higher postal rate - please email for cheapest options.* (Book ref. 014863) £45.00
The Institution of Civil Engineers Proceedings Part 2: Research & Theory March 1977 Volume 63
London: Thomas Telford Ltd, 1977. 21.5 Cms x 14 Cms 03078361 Paperback, 253 pp, internally VG- with very minimal marginalia, covers with edgewear to spine & foxing, previous owner's initials & 3 small notes at top of front cover. (Book ref. 014737) £10.00
The Reference Guide to Famous Engineering Landmarks of the World: Bridges, Tunnels, Dams, Roads, & Other Structures
Oryx Press. 29 Cms x 22 Cms Hardback, illustrated laminated boards, 250 pp, illustrated with diagrams & black & white photographs. Would be near fine save for title page having been removed. *NB: this item will incur a higher rate of postage - please email for details.* (Book ref. 014697) £25.00
The Structure of Concrete & its Behaviour Under Load - Proceedings of an International Conference London, September 1965
London: Cement & Concrete Association, 1968. 1st. 30.5 Cms x 22 Cms 721000002 Hardback, marbled boards, decorated endpapers, 540 pp, illustrated with black & white photographs, graphs & charts. VG+, in VG- slip-case with mottling along one edge. *NB: this is a very heavy book - please email for cheapest postal options.* (Book ref. 007281) £75.00
Homeowner's Complete Outdoor Building Book - Wood & Masonry Construction
New York: Sterling Publishing Co Inc, 1989. 1st. /. 23 Cms x 19 Cms 0806957964 Paperback, 496 pp, over 1000 illustrations + more than 200 photographs of completed projects. Projects range from the simple to the more complex, including patios, fences, garden furniture, pools, a tree-house & planters. Internally VG+, covers VG- with diagonal crease across top left rear corner, & faint imprint of a couple of line of writing on front cover, minor edgewear along spine. *NB: this item will incur a slightly higher postal rate - please email for details.* (Book ref. 006260) £7.50
Sutainable Concrete Architecture
RIBA Publishing, 2010 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Size: 10.5" x 8" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Architecture; ISBN: 1859463525. ISBN/EAN: 9781859463529. Inventory No: 0036285. (Book ref. 0036285) £38.00
CONCRETE A Studio Design Guide
RIBA Publishing, 2011 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Size: 8" x 6.5" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Architecture; ISBN: 1859463347. ISBN/EAN: 9781859463345. Inventory No: 0036282. (Book ref. 0036282) £18.00