CLIFFHANGERS - A brief history of existing cliff railways, lifts and tramways in England and Wales.
Sidcup. Peartree Cottage. 2000. Paperback. 76 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in a fine papercover. Ex shop stock. Unread book. ISBN: 0953309312. (Book ref. 3821) £5.95
Description of the Lifts in the Eiffel Tower by Ansaloni; On Warp Weaving and Knitting, without Weft by Paget; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1889 .
London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1889. 53 plates. 8vo, pp.343-581, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip mottled and chipped at head, wrappers and contents very good. Of the 53 plates 17 accompany the paper on the Eiffel Tower and 12 illustrate Paget's paper. Other papers are concerned with Thermodynamics, Regnault's Experiments on Steam, & Simplex Engines. (Book ref. 11819) £25.00
London: Marryat & Scott Ltd., 1948. Reprint. Cloth Cover. Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo A collection of British legislation and authoratative publications together with recomendations for lift design and installation. A clean unmarked book of 223 pages bound in blue cloth covers 8 1/2" tall with clear gilt title on the front whilst those on the spine are now not visible. (Book ref. 039394) £8.00
When the barrage lifts: a topographical history and commentary on the Battle of the Somme 1916
Norwich: Gliddon Books, 1987. 0947893024 First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, no signs of use. xviii + 478 pages, photos on plates, 23 maps, chronology, bibliography, index (Book ref. 35648) £8.00
On Hydraulic Lifts for Passengers and Goods by Ellington; On the Bazin system of Dredging by Langley; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January, 1882.
London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1882. 20 plates. 8vo, pp. 143, original printed tan wrappers; generally very good. The other papers being On Meters for registering Small Flows of Water by J. J. Tylor and Riveted Joints, Experiments on High Bearing Pressures, Series X by Alex. B. W. Kennedy. (Book ref. 11788) £20.00
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
The Complete Newgate Calendar - Being Captain Charles Johnson's General History of the Lives and Adventures of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers and Account of the Voyages and Plunders of the Most Notorious Pyrates, 1734; Captain Alexander Smith's Compleat History of the Lives and Robberies of the Most Notorious Highwaymen, Foot-pads, Shop-lifts and Cheats, 1719; The Tyburn Chronicle, 1768; The Malefactor's Register, 1796; George Borrow's Celebrated Trials, 1825; The Newgate Calendar by Andrew Knapp and William Baldwin, 1826; Camden Pelham's Chronicles of Crime, 1841; etc 5 volumes
Hardback Navarre Society 1926 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations Limited edition 2000 - 5 volumes / spines v Good (Book ref. 538402) £75.00
When the Barrage Lifts
Norwich: Gliddon Books, 1987. 1st Edition. H. Back. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo A topographical history and commentary on the Battle of the Somme 1916. Minor shelf wear to the extremities of the dust jacket. 478 pp. (Book ref. 063664) £10.00
Catalogue No. 175. Builders' Hardware Tools and Castings, Fireplaces, Heating & Cooking Appliances, Sanitary Ware, Electrical Goods, Refrigerators, Household Ironmongery, Garden Tools, Metal Windows, Art Metal Work, Bronze Founders, Lifts, Doors .
Bristol: Gardiner, Sons & Co. Ltd. March 1936 Profusely illustrated trade catalogue, the fireplaces and tiles section in colour. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches), 1088-pages. Original red cloth; binding spotted and soiled but sound, internally very good. (Book ref. 11404) £35.00
"Pitman Publishing 1978" "This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy.No dust jacket., 900grams, ISBN:0273361929" (Book ref. 2664934) £80.00
Tito Lifts the Curtain: The Story of Yugoslavia Today.
. Hardback. 240pp, ills. 1955. *Yug. 43. VG (Book ref. HALL065561) £30.00
Canal lifts and inclines of the world.
Horsham: Internat 2002 Fine in fine dw. Photographs and diagrams. (Book ref. 532) £12.00
Going Up An Informal History of the Elevator from the Pyramids to the Present
Otis Elevator Compnay, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good. Original cloth and dustwrapper, 165pp, illustrated with photographs, drawings and plans, translated from the French by William Allen. There will be additional postage due to weight [1.8kg approx]. (Book ref. 013352) £15.00
ANDERTON BOAT LIFT, 1908 Reprinted from The Engineer, July 24th, 1908
Daventry, The Danetre Press for The Waterways Museum nd 4to, pp31, pale blue card covers, stapled spine. Facsimile of c. 1908 original. Illustrated with b/w plates & line drawings. V. Good copy. (Shelf 130) NOTE: Heavy Books will require special shipping arrangements. (Book ref. 17607) £10.00
"WHEN THE BARRAGE LIFTS: A TOPOGRAPHICAL HISTORY AND COMMENTARY ON THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME 1916"
"Gliddon Books, 478pp, 1987" "Hardback, previous owner's name to endpaper, pages a little yellowed, blemish to edge of pages, boards marked and dented, otherwise good in heavily creased dustjacket. First edition. : Ilustrations & maps. " (Book ref. 32001) £10.00
Expert Card Technique
London: Faber & Faber, 1966. Third Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall HB. A tour-de-force of card conjuring. Orange-red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. 474 pages incl. many explanatory b&w in-text illus. DJ unclippedbut with much wear and tears. Book tight & clean. (Book ref. 004613) £30.00
"Hoists, Lifts and Transfers (Equipment for Disabled People)"
Disability Information Trust "This book has soft covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy., 650g, ISBN: 1873773110" (Book ref. 2458018) £47.95
Wheelchair Stairlifts and Platform Lifts
Centre for Accessible Environments "This book has soft covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy., 100g, ISBN: 0903976242" (Book ref. 2471650) £32.00
FOLKESTONE'S CLIFF LIFTS 1885-1985
MILLGATE PUBLISHING, 1985. 1st. Card. VG. 4to Detailed history of the 3 Cliff Lifts (funiculars) to have operated in Folkestone. 48pp, well illustrated with photos and drawings, VG copy in card covers. Scarce. (Book ref. 005671) £16.50