'Monotype' Machines in the Making
Monotype Corp., 1963 First Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Near Fine Condition. An illustrated booklet. Also includes: leaflet entitled 'Marvels of Modern Punch-cutting'; 12 4-page leaflets about different typefaces; and a punch with the Lord's Prayer on, sized 1/36 sq". The punch needs a powerful magnifying glass to read it! Size: 5.5" x 9" approx. 24pp. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Engineering, Industrial & Trades; Printing; Inventory No: 0037134. (Book ref. 0037134) £40.00
IN THE IMAGE OF THE BRAIN Breaking the Barrier Between the Human Mind and Intelligent Machines
TSP, 1994 Re-issue. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good Book. Packed weight 720g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Science & Technology; Inventory No: 0010083. (Book ref. 0010083) £4.50
D.C. Rotating Machines
The Association of Engineering and Shipbuilding Draughtsmen, London, 1949 First Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. 56pp pamphlet. I also have the A.E.S.D.- issued green cloth folder for these publications - my book no. 908 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Science & Technology; Inventory No: 000909. (Book ref. 000909) £4.90
Using the Small Lathe
Model Aeronautical Press Ltd 1963 Paperback, 112pp, illus throughout with b/w plates and diagrams. Slight creasing and edgewear, otherwise a Good copy. (SHELF 101) ** To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** Our shop is open to visitors Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm. - Credit and (UK) Debit cards welcome.- Books posted Worldwide. - For any queries please contact us direct. (Book ref. 32574) £10.00
THE MIGHTY EIGHTH. Units, Men and Machines (A History of the US 8th Army Air Force).
Macdonald and Janes 1976. 4th Impression. 4to. [vi] + 311pp. Profusely ills. including many cold. Ownership inscription, sl. rubbed d/w. US$31 (Book ref. 213213) £20.00
MACHINES, MILLS & UNCOUNTABLE COSTLY NECESSITIES - A SHORT HISTORY OF THE DRAINAGE OF THE FENS
(Goose, 1967 1st edn) 4to 180pp. bw ills. VG in VG dustwrapper. (Book ref. 9063) £15.00
MACHINES ON THE FARM - TIME AND LABOUR SAVING METHODS OF OPERATION
(Odhams 1959 1st edn) Tall 8vo 224pp. bw photos and diagrams. Good quality glossy paper. A little sunned on bottom edge, o/w VG in a slightly tatty dustwrapper (Book ref. 6931) £18.00
MACHINES, MILLS & UNCOUNTABLE COSTLY NECESSITIES - A SHORT HISTORY OF THE DRAINING OF THE FENS
(Goose 1967) 4toxi, 180pp. bw ills. Spine of dw a little faded o/w F/F (Book ref. 5462) £30.00
Wings Over Yorkshire : Pioneer Aviators and Their Flying Machines - a Pictorial Survey
East Yorkshire: Hutton Press, 1988. Illustrated by Illustrated. 1st Edition. Pictorial Cloth Boards. Very Good/N/a. 8vo Large (over 7¾" - 9¾") 92pp. A clean and tight first edition copy ( 1988) (yellow spine), containing numerous b/w photgoraphic images with supportive referencing text. Light shelf wear to the card covers. No inscriptions, clean and tight. A very good copy. (Book ref. 227426) £4.00
Steam engines and Waterwheels, a pictorial study of some early mining machines.
Essex: Fraser Stewart,1975. Hardcover. 96 pr. pages. Monochrome photographic illustrations, drawings & diagrams. Without inscription v/g+ In removeable protective sleeve. D/j not price clipped v/g+ An almost fine copy. (Book ref. 4674) £12.00
OXFORD'S OWN - Men and Machines of No.15/XV Squadron - Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force.
Atglen, USA. Schiffer. 1999. lst edn. VERY HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. 352 pages. 800 b.w. and colour photographs. Marbled endpapers. Fine in a fine d.w. Ex shop stock. Unread book. The life of a Squadron at war and play, embroidered together with the lives of hundreds of young men from varying backgrounds and the four quarters of the globe. The story begins with the formation of No.15 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, on the lst March 1915 and follows the fates and fortunes of the men and machines who served during the Great War, between December 15 and December 1919. In April 1939, the Squadron was adopted by the city of Oxford and was unofficially known as "Oxford's Own". ISBN: 0-7643-0954-4. (Book ref. 3987) £55.00
Age of Machines (A Pictorial History 1815-1901)
London: Macdonald, 1974. Hardcover. /Dust Jacket Included. First Edtion. Seventh volume in the Pictorial History 1815-1901 series. Large 4to. Colour dj. 89 pp. Colour and b/w plates, illustrations and maps throughout. No inscriptions. VG+ / VG (Book ref. 07047) £6.00
Chrstie's Auction Catalogue (October 2nd, 1973): Musical Boxes, Talking Machines, Typewriters, Stevengraphs, Toys, Dolls and Textiles
London: Christie's, 1973. Softcover. Softcover booklet. Blue card covers. 32 pp. 2 b/w plates. With price-list insert sheet. GOOD (Book ref. 02430) £4.50
Dubied Knitting Manual.
Neuchatel, Switzerland: Edouard Dubied & Cie S. A., 1967. Hardback. 200pp. First edition. Good condition. Laminated boards. No dustwrapper - as published. Shelf-wear to corners. Sellotape strips on six pages - possibly repairs when pages have come loose. Slight foxing and slight marking to page edges, otherwise the book is complete and clean. Published for the centenary of the company being founded in 1867. Chapters: The elements of a knitting machine; The yarns knitted; The basic fabrics; Draw threads; Special equipment; The jacquard fabrics; The fabrics in purl stitch. These include many sub-sections, diagrams, photographs, charts and tables. The book takes the form of a Knitting Course based on 100 years of experience, "describes the principles of mechanical knitting, an inventory of basic fabrics, and a few current applications peculiar to our machines" (Book ref. 8887) £100.00
New Illustrated Price List of Sporting Guns, Rifles, Revolvers, Walking Stick and Air Guns, Pistols, Ammunition, Loading Machines, Bags, Covers, Traps, &c., &c.
Dover: J.D. Terson (printer), [c. 1900]. 4to. 24 pp. Original gold printed on green paper wrappers, stapled. Illustrated throughout. Spine worn, but otherwise in very good condition. George is billed as a “Far Killing Sporting Gun & Ammunition Manufacturer”. The catalogue is from the turn of the century, a testimonial from the Dover Standard on the first page is dated 1896. (Book ref. 19655) £50.00
Building; Machines - Pamphlet Architecture #12
New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1987. Soft. Mint. 8vo 0910413401 (Book ref. 71170) £10.00
Veteran Talking Machines
Kent: Midas Books, 1977. Glossy Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo Square Boards are a little worn, PP very clean and tidy. Tight bind (Book ref. 001033) £25.00
Improvements in and relating to the Storage of Disc Records for Talking Machines
1913 patent No.887,2 pp.text,1 sheet of Strain's Complete Specification. Two 8vo.disbound sheets,oval lib.stamp to top.VG (Book ref. 4764) £6.00
Old Time Invention in the Four Shires : Gloucester, Worcester, Warwick, and Oxford.
no publisher or date mentioned. hardback 4to., green cloth, black title to front, (4) 63 pps.(+4 pp.index). Printed in double columns. Some foxing to early / late pages only. Little fade on boards near spine. VG COPY (Book ref. 9548) £15.00
Veteran Talking Machines
Midas Books 1977 square 8v0. 8 x 8 ins., laminate boards, 128 pp., 2 appendices, illustrated throughout. VG. (Book ref. 5998) £10.00