THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SANITARY ENGINEERING HEATING & PLUMBING. VOL 3.
No Date (circa 1949); Waverley Book Co, London.. Revised and Enlarged edition. Book-VG+; Dj-VG. Hardcover in Black cloth with blind embossed front cover and Gilt titles on spine. Dj is original manila paper printed with black design on front to match the embossing on the book, black tiles on spine with oval cut out at bottom to show volume information on book. 10x7"; 1340g , 418 pp (pages 801 - 1219), 12 folded plates in colour and half tone, 2 charts and over 700 other illustrations. This is the last of 3 volumes published as a handbook of modern practice for the Craftsman, Tradesman and Engineer. Covers PIT to ZINC. (Book ref. 194628) £19.00
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SANITARY ENGINEERING HEATING & PLUMBING. VOL 2.
No Date (circa 1949); Waverley Book Co, London.. Revised and Enlarged edition. Book-VG+; Dj-VG. Hardcover in Black cloth with blind embossed front cover and Gilt titles on spine. Dj is original manila paper printed with black design on front to match the embossing on the book, black tiles on spine with oval cut out at bottom to show volume information on book, very slight wear on top of spine otherwise in excellent condition. 10x7"; 1230g , 408 pp (pages 393 - 800), 10 folded plates in colour and half tone, 2 charts and over 900 other illustrations. This is the second of 3 volumes published as a handbook of modern practice for the Craftsman, Tradesman and Engineer. Covers FAN to PIPE. (Book ref. 194627) £19.00
HANDBOOK OF HEATING VENTILATING AND AIR CONDITIONING.
1979. Newnes. 0408002336. Reprint. Book: VG. DJ: VG, protective cover. 9x6. Profuse b/w graphs. (Book ref. 128507) £14.00
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
Manchester, England: Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company Limited, 1949. 1st. 28.5 Cms x 22.5 Cms Hardback, 250 pp, illustrated throughout with black & white photographs of people, machinery & finished products over the first 50 years in the life of the company. Presentation sticker on front paste-down states: "Presented to H Holden by the Directors of Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co Ltd". Good+, blotching to boards. *NB: this item will incur a higher postal rate - please email for details.* (Book ref. 012911) £20.00
Ten Technologies to Save the Planet
London: GreenProfile, 2008. 1st. 21.5 Cms x 13.5 Cms 9781846688683 Paperback, 292 pp, illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. Near fine save for small edge stain to rear cover. Available for immediate despatch. (Book ref. 012880) £5.75
How to Design & Install Small Bore Heating
London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, 1968. Reprint. 19 Cms x 13 Cms Hardback, 120 pp, illustrated throughout with black & white photographs & diagrams, giving step-by-step instructions with lists of required materials for installing the heating system. Illustrated endpapers (with plan for bungalow heating design). VG+ in good wrapper with edgwear. (Book ref. 010837) £6.50
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 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
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