Instructions for Starting Up and General Working of Battery Settings of Silica Continuous Vertical Retorts: Upward Heating
Woodall-Duckham , 1936 First Edition. Binding: Hard Cover. Book Condition: Reading Copy Only. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Lacks spine strip. Packed weight 600g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Science & Technology; Inventory No: 0015998. (Book ref. 0015998) £6.00
THE SELF-SUFFICIENT HOUSE
(BCA 1980) 4to 214pp. bw & col ills. Small satin on ffep. o/w VG/G (Book ref. 3125) £7.50
Housecraft: Principles and Practice
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1931. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Green cloth, xi + 292 pages, 103 illustrations & diagrams, bibliography, index. Comprehensive guide to maintaining a household in the early 1930s, includes everything from lighting and heating, cooking ranges, lamps, stoves, boilers, furniture, cleaning equipment, the linen room etc., sections on home management and accounts, suggested daily timetable; with a section on home nursing. (Book ref. 6582) £6.00
B&Q Best Way to Do It: Central Heating & Insulation
London: Marshall Cavendish, 1986. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Bright condition, no previous owner marks; how to install and maintain your central heating, plus tips on draughtproofing and insulation; illustrated in colour throughout, 64 pages (Book ref. 6275) £4.00
The Encyclopedia of Sanitary Engineering Heating & Plumbing. Vol. 2 Fan-Pipework;
London, The Waverley Book Coy.nd ( c 1949); Revised and Enlarged edition. Hardback. 10" x 7". Good+/ No dust jacket. xii, Pages 393 to 800 with 10 Folding Plates in colour and half-tone, 2 Charts and 932 other illustrations. Green endpapers. Black blind embossed covers with gilt title on spine. Approx 1" damage at bottom of spine. Internally in very good condition, tight and clean (Book ref. 16856) £18.00
Notes on Practical Sanitary Science: Part 1. Ventilation, Heating, & Lighting;
London, The Sanitary Publishing Coy, 1897; 1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. 89pp with numerous illustrations & fold-out frontis. of The Houses of Parliament. Red covers with bright gilt lettering on front. (Book ref. 15291) £45.00
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
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
Men of good character. A history of the sheet metal workers, coppersmiths, heating and domestic engineers.
London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1985. 1st. VG+ grey cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; VG grey d/w with col illus & red lettering to front, not pc but some edgewear & slight creasing. 19.5cms x 25.25cms, 446pp. 112 b/w illus. 12 chaps, index. Clean, unmarked text. (Book ref. 1265) £12.00
The handyman's complete self instructor.
London: Odhams Press, n/d. Good red buckram h/b with blindstamp decoration to front cover & blindstamp decoration & gilt lettering to spine; No d/w. 14.5cms x 21.5cms, 576pp. B/w illus throughout. Faded spine & cover edges, tanned & foxed page edges; foxing to some pages. Unmarked within. Weight 686g. (Book ref. 2790) £4.75
Domestic Hot Water Supplies and Central Heating By Hot Water
London: Crosby Lockwood & Son Ltd, 1954. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 12mo 109 pages including the index illustrated with drawings and diagrams with some neat marginalia on some sections.Bound in red hard covers 7 1/4" tall. With an intact dust wrapper having internal repairs to close two tears. (Book ref. 040538) £5.50
Heating and Ventilation of Dwellings (Post-War Building Studies No. 19)
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1946. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo 228 pages including the index. Bound in grey paper covers 9 3/4" tall (Book ref. 040091) £6.00
Steam Trapping and Air Venting
London: Hutchinson's Scientific and Technical Publications, 1952. 3rd Edition Revised. Cloth Cover. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo A book of 172 clean pages including the index and appendices. Illustrated throughout with b&w diagrams and graphs. Bound in green cloth covers with gilt titles on the front and spine. (Book ref. 030213) £5.00
Modern Heating and Ventilation
London: The Caxton Publishing Company Limited. 1st ? Nd. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good. 4to Three very neat, crisp, dark blue cloth covered quarto books. The only fault they have is a sprinkling of foxing on the endpapers. The dustwrappers are very clean with slight browning and very small brown spotting on the spine cover. The top spine ends have supportive repairs and very minor faults. A very presentable set . (Book ref. 015079) £40.00
Central Heating and Hot-water supply.
London: Percival Marshall & co, . No edition stated (hardback). 12mo, 135pp. 24 text figures. Original brown cloth. Spine rubbed (with the titling a little indistinct), prize bookplate, else this copy is in very good condition. (Book ref. 18224) £20.00
REPORT from the SELECT COMMITTEE on VENTILATION of the NEW HOUSES of PARLIAMENT; together with the MINUTES of EVIDENCE. (1842).
London: House of Commons, 1842. 17pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary paper. HC 536. With evidence from David Boswell Reid and Charles Barry, the architect. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158362) £30.00
THE JOHNSTON 'DOME' AND 'SUPERDOME' for heating and spraying tar and bitumens,
c1935. 5pp. brochure, 4to, illustrating 4 boilers. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include LONDON and MIDDLESEX [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1277) £10.00
On a Regenerative Gas Furnace, as applied to Glasshouses, Puddling, Heating, etc.; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 3oth January 1862.
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1862. 12 plates of the regenerative gas furnace, 8vo, pp.45, original printed tan wrappers; very good, the wrappers very clean. (Book ref. 11721) £25.00
A Textbook on Steam Engineering.
Scranton: International Textbook Co., 1902 Large 8vo, numerous text figures and tables, quarter brown leather over brown pebbled cloth covered boards, gilt. Spine faded and bumped at the head and foot, else internally very good. (Book ref. RHB7482) £25.00
William Heap And His Company 1866.
1976, published by Company. 4to, 246pp, photos, drawings. DW faded in places. Fine copy. About a firm of Liverpool iron merchants and, later, heating engineers. Contains a large amount of solid information about a small industrial company that sets it apart from the usual trite eulogies issued by such concerns. (Book ref. 70_270) £30.00