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Wainwright, Daviod: CRANES AND CRAFTSMEN - THE STORY OF HERBERT MORRIS LIMITED
(Hutchinson Benham 1974 1st edn) 4to hbk. 88pp. bw ills. Ex-library, but just remains of a label on ffep. Otherwise V G in Good dustwrapper. (Book ref. 10287) £10.00
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CRANE Walter: Walter Crane's Picture Book comprising The Baby's Opera, The Baby's Bouquet and The Baby's Own Aesop, with the original designs in colour, printed by Edmund Evans
London : Frederick Warne 1900, limited edition large 4to., landscape, (12.5 x 11.75 ins.), half vellum, cloth covered boards. Limited to 500 copies in UK and to 250 copies in USA. This is numbered 462. 190 thick card-type pages. Many full page colour illustrated pages with pictorial music pages. Overall VG/VG-, foxing thoughout, some lightly some pages quite heavily foxed more so on early / late pages. Vellum spine and corners are VG, stain on front board, bit scuffed. Marbled endpapers. Three of Crane's books in one, limited edition. Heavy, will have extra postage applied. (Book ref. 9602) £165.00
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Kennedy, Rankin: Electrical Installations of Electric Light, Power, Traction and Industrial Electrical Machinery. Volume 4;
London, Caxton Publishing coy, 1909; A New Edition Revised and Enlarged. Hardback. Volume 4 of a 5 volume set. Very good/ No dust jacket. viii, 208pp with numerous Diagrams Illustrations and Models. Volume 4.- Electrolysis, Electro Storage, Accumulators, Elecrricity and Heat Welding , Ciiking, Thermo-Electricity, Electric Lamps, Electric Traction, Cranes, Locomotives and Railways. Front pastedown has foldout diagram Three-Phase Rotary Convertor. Green covers with black & green decoration. Gilt title on spine. Please note heavy book, some extra postage may be required. (Book ref. 18960) £18.00
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Henry Evers A Handbook of Applied Mechanics
London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons and Company. Second Edition, Revised. H. Back. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Collins' Elementary Science Series. From the library of Walter MacFarlane, stamp to title page. Fore edge sl. spotted. pp 208. (Book ref. 066508) £5.00
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THE FROG PRINCE (Walter Cranes Toy Books No: 70)
London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1874. Illustrated by Crane Walter. Original Wraps. Near Good. Beautifully Illustrated book by Walter Crane from the Shilling Series. Undated, circa 1870s. 6 Pages of Text with 6 Pages of Illustrations, (the 2 in the centre form one wide picture). Illustrated Original Wraps. On the back is the Publisher's List of the Shilling Series which goes up to No: 79." Printing in Colours by Kronhein & Co, Leighton Brothers, Edmund evans and Dalziel Brothers." Text and Illustrations printed on one side of the paper only. Some wear to cover,. Plates clear, colors bright. 10 1/2" Tall. (3 other books in this series available, Aladdin, The Hind in The Wood & Beauty and the Beast. I'm happy to give a discount on 2 or more). (Book ref. 007555) £120.00
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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Walter Cranes Toy Books No: 72)
London and New York: George Routledge and Sons. Illustrated by Crane Walter. Original Wraps. Near Good. Beautifully Illustrated book by Walter Crane from the Shilling Series. Undated, circa 1870s. 6 Pages of Text with 6 Pages of Illustrations (the 2 in the centre form one wide picture). Illustrated Original Wraps. On the back is the Publisher's List of the Shilling Series which goes up to No: 79." Printing in Colours by Kronhein & Co, Leighton Brothers, Edmund evans and Dalziel Brothers." Text and Illustrations printed on one side of the paper only. Some wear to cover, spine reinforced with black tape (see photo). Several closed marginal tears carefully repaired on the blank side with white tape. A few spots of marginal foxing and quite a bit on the text of page 6. Plates clear, colors bright. 10 1/2" Tall. (3 other books in this series available, Aladdin, The Hind in The Wood & The Frog Prince. I'm happy to give a discount on 2 or more). (Book ref. 007554) £85.00
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ALADDIN; or THE WONDERFUL LAMP (Walter Cranes Toy Books No: 77)
London and New York: George Routledge and Sons. Illustrated by Crane Walter. Original Wraps. Good. Beautifully Illustrated book by Walter Crane from the Shilling Series. Undated, circa 1870s. 6 Pages of Text with 6 Pages of Illustrations. Illustrated Original Wraps. On the back is the Publisher's List of the Shilling Series which goes up to No: 79." Printing in Colours by Kronhein & Co, Leighton Brothers, Edmund evans and Dalziel Brothers." Text and Illustrations printed on one side of the paper only. Illustrations backed by plain canvas. Some wear to cover (see photo). Penciled gift inscription on first page. A few smudgy marks. Bottom corner of front cover creased and a very small piece missing from bottom corner at the back. 10 1/2" Tall. (3 other books in this series available, The Hind in the Wood, Beauty and the Beast & The Frog Prince. I'm happy to give a discount on 2 or more). (Book ref. 007553) £85.00
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THE HIND IN THE WOOD (Walter Cranes Toy Books No: 78)
London and New York: George Routledge and Sons. Illustrated by Crane Walter. Original Wraps. Good+. Beautifully Illustrated book by Walter Crane from the Shilling Series. Undated, circa 1870s. 6 Pages of Text with 6 Pages of Illustrations (the 2 in the centre form one wide picture). Illustrated Original Wraps. On the back is the Publisher's List of the Shilling Series which goes up to No: 79." Printing in Colours by Kronhein & Co, Leighton Brothers, Edmund evans and Dalziel Brothers." Text and Illustrations printed on one side of the paper only. Small marginal closed tear at bottom . Some wear to cover (see photo). Colours bright, pages clean, just a small penciled ref. no and price. 10 1/2" Tall. (3 other books in this series available, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast & The Frog Prince. I'm happy to give a discount on 2 or more). (Book ref. 007552) £95.00
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Butcher R.: On-Track Plant On British Railways (Formerly Track Machines)
SCT Publishing 1995 5th edition 96pp, ills. lists BR Track Machines & Small Plant,Snowploughs & Cranes and Contractors Plant, no underlinings,card covers nr. fine. (Book ref. 26969) £5.00
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HARRIS, Geraldine: White cranes castle.
London: Macmillan, 1979. Illus: Lisa Jensen. 1st. VG emrald cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; VG col illus d/w with white lettering, not pc, a few chips. 13cms x 20.5cms, 121pp. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 243g. 0333266471. (Book ref. 2164) £6.50
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Hammond Rolt Mobile and Movable Cranes
London: C R Books Ltd., 1963. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good / Fair. 8vo Signed by Author 251 clean pages including the index & bibliography, the text illustrated with 112 figures of drawings & photographs. The book is unmarked apart from the author's signature on the front endpaper. The dust wrapper has internal repairs to the wear at the ends of the spine & folds. (Book ref. 039407) £22.00
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Butcher R.: Track Machines
Platform 5, 1984 1st 64pp, ills, list all UK track machines,cranes and small plant in service at date of compilation, card covers, fine. (Book ref. 26882) £5.00
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FERNIE, JOHN: On the application of Machinery to Coal Cutting & Description of a Travelling Crane worked by Clip Drum and Wire Rope; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 28th & 29th July, 1868 (Leeds Meeting, Part 2).
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1868. 14 plates, 8vo, pp.135-175, original printed tan wrappers; very good, (Book ref. 11742) £20.00
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LANCASTER, JOHN ( also John J. Birckel & John Ramsbotton; see below ): Description of a Machine for Breaking Limestone and Ore at Kirkless Hall Iron Works; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 28th January 1864.
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1864 . 18 plates, 8vo, pp.58, original printed tan wrappers; Split to backstrip, text block detached, otherwise wrappers and text block clean and tight.. The other papers being Description of a Horizontal V Pump by John J. Birckel; & On the improved Traversing Cranes at Crewe Locomotive Works by John Ramsbottom. (Book ref. 11728) £15.00
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Scott,Peter,: Wild Geese and Eskimos.
London : Country Life Ltd 1st ed 1951. A journal of the Perry River expedition of 1949. Photos Paul Queneau. The Perry River lies in the North-West territories of Canada. colour frontis, b/w photos and illustrations. 254pp inc index,maps,references,eskimos,list of birds seen.h22cm x 14cm Foxed fore-edges o/w text and illus VG. turquoise cloth boards are marked at top of front cover Pictorial d/w is torn and foxed on underside. (Book ref. 1356) £6.00
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A Thousand Cranes: Treasures of Japanese Art
Seattle Art Museum Chronicle Books 1987 877014574. Softback 8vo. pp. 239. B7w and col illustrated . v.good (Book ref. 15937) £12.00
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Marks, E.C.R.: Notes on the Construction of Cranes and Lifting Machinery..
Manchester: Technical Publishing Co., 1899 Sm. 8vo . Cloth. New & Enlarged Edn. xi, 183 [1] pp. . Covers worn; head and tail of backstrip rubbed; library label verso f..cover; stamp prelims and later; ink no's on title page; shelf no. on backstrip; hinges strained; browning & some dust markling. (Book ref. 38463) £12.00
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HILL (CLAUDE W) Electric Crane Construction.
London: Charles Griffin, 1911. Large 8vo, xx+313pp, monochrome fold-out photographic frontispiece, numerous fold-out diagrams and text figures, maroon peppled cloth, gilt. A near fine copy. (Book ref. RHB7574) £100.00
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ZIMMER (GEORGE FREDERICK) The Mechanical Handling and Storing of Material: Being a Treatise on the Handling and Storing of Material such as Grain, Coal, Ore, Timber etc...
London: Crosby Lockwood, 1916. Large 4to, xiv+752pp, colour frontispiece, numerous folding plates, text figures and tables, appendix, trade directory, red cloth, bevelled boards, gilt. A very good+ copy. A standard reference work of its day for information on various elevators and conveyors, handling of hot coke in gassworks, coal face conveyors pneumatic and hydraulic handling, cranes, warehousing of grain and tables for the weights of various materials. (Book ref. RHB7486) £80.00
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MCNEIL (IAN) Hydraulic Power.
London: Longmans, 1972. 8vo, 197pp, 24 monochrome plates, 14 text diagrams, bibliography, red boards, gilt, d-j. A near fine copy in like d-j. (Book ref. RHB6922) £22.00
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