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
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
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
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
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
Notes on the Construction of Cranes and Lifting Machinery..
Manchester: Technical Publishing Co., 1899 Sm. 8vo . Cloth. New & Enlarged Edn. xi, 183  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
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
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
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
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. RHB6776) £22.00
CRANES OF THE WORLD.
Winchester Press. 1973. pp.370,illus.colour and b.& w.,4to..1st and only edition. A very good hardback copy in a very good dust-wrapper. (Book ref. 4284) £40.00
CRANES OF THE WORLD.
Croom Helm. 1983. pp.258,illus.colour and b.& w.,maps,small folio.1st and only edition. A fine unmarked hardback copy in a fine dust-wrapper. (Book ref. 3524) £40.00
Annual REPORT of the Chief Inspector of FACTORIES and WORKSHOPS for the Year 1920.
London: HMSO, 1921. 173pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. Cmd.1403. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158111) £15.00
NORWICH: GOOSE & SON, 1973. 1st. Cloth. VG/VG. 8vo The only detailed account of these unusual locomotives fitted with crane jibs for industrial use.. Details all the UK builders and their products with some works lists for the main builders. 80pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. (Book ref. 001828) £18.50
The Construction of Cranes and Other Lifting Machinery.
Manchester: Technical Pub. Co., 1904 8vo Dec. Cloth 3rd Edn. Illus. viii, 260  pp. Shelf no. on backstrip; Library label verso f. cover; Stamp prelims and later. Browning. (Book ref. 37130) £18.00
Applebys' Illustrated Hand-Book of Machinery and Ironwork with the Cost, the Working Expenses, and Results Obtained, in the Use of Steam and Hand Cranes, Pumps, Fixed and Portable Steam Engines [etc]
London: E & F N Spon, 1869. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Original red cloth with gilt titling, cloth slightly scuffed, 442pp, illustrated , a catalogue of products, ex Society of Engineers library with their accession number on the spine. There will be additional postage due to weight [1.5kg approx]. (Book ref. 013956) £80.00
An Elementary Treatise on Hoisting Machinery Including the Elements of Crane Construction and Description of the Various Types of Cranes in Use
London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, 1903. Hardcover. Near Fine. Original green cloth with gilt titling, 252pp, illustrated with figures, ex Society of Engineers library with their accession number of the spine . (Book ref. 013949) £50.00
"Rudimentary Treatise on the Construction of Cranes and Machinery"
"Kingsmead Reprints 1970" "This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.Dust Jacket in fair condition., 300grams, ISBN:0901571237" (Book ref. 2654152) £4.94
A magic book of birds.
Edinburgh : Canongate 1st ed 1976. Illustrated by James Hutcheson. A beautiful and unusual collection of fairy tales, which have birds as their central theme. Some like the Firebird and The Bluebird are quite well known the others are little known. Includes : The Caliph Stork, The grateful Crane, The Sworded Falcon, The bird of Truth and The Wild Swans. 9 stories in all. 101pp. B/w illustrations 22cm x 14cm VG in VG pictorial d/w. (Book ref. 1276) £9.00
No.17 Abridged Catalogue. 1924 Edition
Birmingham: Youngs, 1924. Card Covers. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [84pp], illus, card covers inscr & worn with sl loss at spine, generally good. (Book ref. 006376) £16.00