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W. Perren Maycock LEKTRIK LIGHTING CONNECTIONS With Introductory and Explanatory Notes
A.P.Lundberg & Sons, 1916 Fourth Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Moderate rubbing; a little loose. Size: 5" x 3.5" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 300 grams. Category: Science & Technology; Inventory No: 0034748. (Book ref. 0034748) £15.00
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Editor Running Instructions for Lighting & Starting Equipment
Rotax, 1930 Later Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good Book. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 300 grams. Category: Motor Vehicles ; Inventory No: 0012326. (Book ref. 0012326) £6.00
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: Second World War Fight Simulator Machine
London: September 1945 - Strand Electric Engineering Co. Ltd. facsimile of a document prepared for/by the British Government to develop a flight simulator for training pilots. The equipment included specialist lighting, cyclorama, water effects machine etc. and fell into the category of theatrical representation. Strand Electric were involved in the development of it. This is a facsimile of it complete with drawings etc., about 50pp in all. (Book ref. 15130) £50.00
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Ridge, C. Harold; Aldred, F. S; introduction by Herbert M. Prentice Stage Lighting: Principles and Practice
London: Sir Isaac Pitman, 1940. Hardcover. Reprint. 4to. Blue cloth. 130 pp. plus ads. Detailed b/w plates, illustrations, diagrams, throughout. Fold-our colour chart. Pages all very clean. Light marking to cloth. GOOD+ (Book ref. 03103) £10.00
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Gibson, Brian Lighting for Cine: Indoors and Out
London: Fountain Press, 1962. Softcover. 'A Fountain Moviebook'. 93 pp. B/w plates. Includes a detailed glossary. VG (Book ref. 01316) £7.50
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BINNIE, Ruth, and BOXALL Julia E. Housecraft: Principles and Practice
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1931. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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
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Duncan, Alastair Art Nouveau and Art Deco Lighting
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Thames & Hudson, 1990. Hard Cover. Nr. Fine/Very Good. 0500232857 (Book ref. 23613) £45.00
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Thorn Lighting Ltd. Lamps and Lighting: A Manual of Lamps and Lighting
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Edward Arnold, 1972. Hard Cover. Good/Poor. 0713132671 Ex-Library (Book ref. 23046) £30.00
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Ridge, Harold C.: Stage-Lighting For Little Theatres
Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd., 1925 green cloth, 79pp., good condition, introduction by Terence Gray and a foreword by Basil Dean. Well illus + folded drawings of equipment etc. an important and early book on the subject. (Book ref. 14997) £10.00
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Reid, Francis: The Stage Lighting Handbook
London: Pitman Publishing, 1976 illus polished boards, faded, 129pp.Contains numerous photographs ans illustrations. (Book ref. 15006) £8.00
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Hall, Michael: A Brief History of Colour in Theatre and Film
spirally bound, colour cover, 52pp., much of interest about old theatre lighting companies and techniques, not a well known but very useful study. (Book ref. 15001) £10.00
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Maxwell, William H.: 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
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Holophane: Coronation Souvenir;
London, Holophane Ltd, nd ( c1937) Softcover. 11" x 8". Limited issue. 12pp plus covering letter from the Publicity Manager. A record of the contribution that Holophane Lighting made to the celebrations of the Coronation ceremony of their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 12th May 1937 (Book ref. 15292) £14.00
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The OFFICES, SHOPS and RAILWAY PREMISES ACT 1963 REPORT by the SECRETARY of STATE for EMPLOYMENT and PRODUCTIVITY for the Year ended 31st December 1971.
London: HMSO, 1972. 10-239472-5 41pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. HC 394. Neat library mark. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158759) £6.00
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McCOWEN, VICTOR A. H: Electric Lighting in Belfast; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1896.
London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1896. 56 plates ( of which 16 relate to the lighting of Belfast). 8vo, pp.271-459, original printed tan wrappers; upper wrapper stained else good. The other papers being on Flax Scutching and Hackling, Rope Driving, a Description of the Alumina Factory at Larne Harbour and a Description of the Belfast Gas Works. (Book ref. 11842) £20.00
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BURSTALL, HENRY R. J: The Electric Lighting of Edinburgh; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October, 1895.
London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1895. 15 plates ( of which 11 relate to the lighting of Edinburgh). 8vo, pp.547-704, original printed tan wrappers; good. The other papers being: Report ( & Observations) of the Lille Experiments upon the Comparative Efficiency of Ropes and Belts for the Transmission of Power. (Book ref. 11841) £25.00
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DOBSON, BENJAMIN A: On the Artificial Lighting of Workshops; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October, 1893.
London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1893. 28 plates. 8vo, pp.391-512, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers stained, stain to lower edge of text block. The other papers being: On the Working of Steam Pumps on the Russian South Western Railways by Alexander Borodin; & Experiments on Heat Loss from Dry and Wet Cylinder Walls exposed to a Vacuum by Bryan Donkin. (Book ref. 11838) £15.00
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History of Artificial Lighting Being a Brief Account of the Artistic Development from Early Times to the Present Day
London: Spensers Ltd.. Paperback. Good / Fair/No Dustwrapper. 8vo An undated book of 62 pages illustrated with line drawings + 5 full-page colour plates. sewn into paper covers 9" tall. The cover has paper pasted along the edges - inside - where the covers are worn. (Book ref. 040647) £7.00
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Busselle Michael The Art of Photographic Lighting
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1994. Reprint. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 192pp. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations. (Book ref. 6079) £7.00
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PRETTY, Ruth: The ultimate interior designer.
London: Ward Lock, 1997. 1st. Nr fine col illus laminated h/b with red/black lettering; VG+ identical d/w, not pc or chipped. 20cms x 26.5cms, 256pp. Yellow eps. Col illus throughout. Foreword, intro, 3 sections (10 chaps), index, acks, conversion chart. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 1110g. 0706374630. (Book ref. 2378) £6.50
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