FIREFIGHTING IN BRISTOL 1877-1974 An Illustrated History
Tempus, 2007 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Size: 9" x 6.5" approx . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: History; ISBN: 075244090X. ISBN/EAN: 9780752440903. Inventory No: 0037032. (Book ref. 0037032) £6.00
FIREFIGHTING IN SUFFOLK An Illustrated History Volume Two - 1948 to 1998
Author, 1998 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Size: 12" x 8.5" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: History; ISBN: 0952942410. ISBN/EAN: 9780952942412. Inventory No: 0036294. (Book ref. 0036294) £7.00
Firefighting Lore: Strange But True Stories from Firefighting History.
New Albany, Indiana: Fire Buff House Publishers, 1994. Soft Cover. Fine. 092516514X Second printing, 160 pages, foreword by Paul Ditzel, b/w illustrations throughout, colour illus covers. Conway's collection of short but true stories is certain to fascinate not only those who are interested in firefighting, but will open up new areas of historical interest among those who know little of their fire departments. (Book ref. 3658) £5.00
Fire! The Story of the Fire Engine.
London: Orbis, 1978. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0856130680 Red cloth, 160 pages, over 170 photographs including 60 in colour, no previous owner marks, very good dustjacket, small repaired tear on back panel. Contents: The Enemy: Fire; The Early Days; Pumping by Hand; The Age of Steam; Motor Power; Fire Engines Today; Glossary; Bibliography; the Manufacturers; Index. (Book ref. 3190) £9.50
Manual of Firemanship : A Survey of the Science of Firefighting Parts 2 Appliances and Part 7 Fireboats and Ship Fires
HMSO, U.K., 1944 Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. CONTAINS 2 BOOKS. Part 2 : 186 pages, size eight to 5 inches tall by 5.25 inches, in paper covers. Illustrated with black and white plates and diagrams. Chapter 14 Pumps and Primers; 15 Pratical Pump Operation; 16 Escapes and Escaped Carrying Appliances; 17 Turntable Ladders; 18 Special Appliances. Book - in Good paper covers with some marking and light wear to the top of the spine. Contents, clean and tightly bound. Part 7 : 149 pages in paper covers. Illustrated with black and white plates and diagrams. Chapter 46 Fire Boats and Equipment; 47 Seamanship, Firemanship and Control in Fireboat Formations; 48 Fires in Ships. Book - in Good papers with some marking and light wear to the top of the spine, previous owner's inscription to the top edge of the front cover. Contents, clean and tightly bound. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Science & Technology; Inventory No: 002741. (Book ref. 002741) £34.50
Images of Fire : 150 of Firefighting
London: David & Charles, 1989. Illustrated by Black and white and Colour Photographs. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo 0715393405 Illustrated jacket complete and unclipped. Black cloth with bright gilt titles to spine. No inscriptions. Numerous black and white and colour photographs. 192 pages clean and tight. (Book ref. 128837) £4.40
A History of Firefighting, (Fire Fighting). ( ISBN 0903485613 ).
Ashbourne. Moorland Publishing. First, (1st), edition. 1979. Hardback. 8vo. 158 pages. 61 photo and other illustrations. Publishers red cloth, gilt. Book was taken into stock new, but after time in store there are a small number of faint spots on the top edge. Else book is in FINE condition. Fine, unclipped D.w. We specialise in Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 8978) £15.00
United They Stood: The Story of the UK Firefighters' Dispute 2002-2004
UK: Lawrence & Wishart, 2005 1905007183. A serious and detailed study. Octavo paperback, 304pp. Appears new and unread. (Book ref. 501) £7.00
Physics of Lightning
UK: English Universities Press, 1963. Comprehensive account of lightning, its effects and the techniques of investigation. First edition. Octavo, 176pp., diagrams throughout, short bibliography. Book is Good in repaired but complete dust jacket. (Book ref. 396) £21.00
The Great Hartford Circus Fire: Creative Settlement of Mass Disasters
USA: Yale Universirty Press, 1991 0300050127. The fire which killed 169 people and injured many more and the creative solutions fashioned by local attorneys. First edition. Octavo, 207pp, b&w plates. Fine in Fine dust jacket. (Book ref. 177) £13.50
Stuart and Moore: Catalogue of Fire Alarms and Apparatus
UK: Stuart & Moore, 1899. Well illustrated trade catalogue of Stuart & Moore who specialised in the supply of street fire alarms, municipal telephone exchanges and brigade call bells along with fire station and fire engine accessories. Larger octavo, in dark blue boards with extensive silver stamped titling, decoration and illustration to front board, numerous illustrations as well as much company and technical information, 50pp. Generally VG with slight bumping to corners. A scarce and delightful item. (Book ref. 55) £37.00
Firemarks and Fire memorabilia
UK: Phillips Auctioneers, 1979. Auction catalogue for sale of April 10th 1979. 37pp in card covers, 24 lots illustrated in b&w. Fine, estimates and achieved prices entered by former owner. (Book ref. 26) £7.50
Fire Brigade Manual
London: London, Midland & Scottish Railway, 1935. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 56pp, examples of labels. (Book ref. 006170) £8.00
The Colliery Fireman and his Duties
Nobel Industries Limited, London, not dated, 84pp, numerous diagrams & photographs in text, 6 colour plates, olive green cloth covers with gilt titles. The contents are in excellent condition, with a former owner's name on the fep (in pencil). The covers are a little worn with light staining here and there. Overall a very nice copy. (Book ref. 888) £15.00
Feuerloschboote: International Fireboats
Hanau, Germany: EFB-Verlag, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good. Original cloth and dustwrapper, 222pp, illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and with scale drawings, text in German and English. There will be additional postage due to weight [1.4kg approx]. (Book ref. 013358) £40.00
FIREFIGHTING IN KENT An Illustrated History
The History Press 2006 Reprint. Paperback. New Book. (SHELF 11) ISBN: 0752432605 (Book ref. 30627) £13.00
HISTORIC FIRES OF THE WEST 1865-1915 A Pictorial History
New York, Bonanza Books 1966 First Edition, 4to, pp192, indexed, bound in red cloth, illustrated D/W. Profusely illustrated throughout in b/w. Some wear to edges of D/W else Good sound copy. (Shelf 200) NOTE: Heavy Books will require special shipping arrangements. (Book ref. 17074) £15.00
FIREFIGHTING IN GUERNSEY, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
AUTHOR, 2009. 1st. Card. VG. 4to Well illustrated history of the Fire service in Guernsey. 64pp. Generally a VG copy in card covers, rear corner of cover slightly rubbed away. (Book ref. 010451) £12.00
FIREFIGHTING IN SUFFOLK. An Illustrated History. Volume 2 - 1948 to 1998.
Privately Published, 1998. 4to, 160pp, illus. Glazed boards. VG. (Book ref. 9278) £15.00
FIREFIGHTING IN SUFFOLK. An Illustrated History. Volume 1 - Pre 1948.
Privately Published, 1996. 4to, 157pp, illus. Glazed boards. VG. (Book ref. 9277) £15.00