BOWATER - A HISTORY
(CUP 1981) Large 8vo xv, 426pp. bw ills. VG/G (Book ref. 2722) £18.00
THE DESIGN AND OPERATION OF FMS - FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
(IFS 1983) Demy 8vo. Ex-library. No ffep.348pp Good reading copy (Book ref. 2630) £7.00
FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSYEMS HANDBOOK
(Noyes Pubs 1984) 8vo 392pp. ex-lib. Hinges repaired. ep missing. Sound reading copy (Book ref. 2628) £5.00
Voices from Doncaster Plant Works
Stroud: The History Press, 2010. First Edition. Paper Back. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall New (Book ref. 27721) £14.99
SHEFFIELD: List of Prices. House and Martin wholesale manufacturing stationers,bookbinders,machine rulers & account book manufacturers.
Sheffield No 1 Watson Walk ND c.1860. A Fine Copy of this sixteen page Price List for the Sheffield bookbinders House & Martin. Approx 7"x4" in green coated wrappers containing details of Hand & Machine Made Papers, Parchments, Account Books and Stationery. A scarce piece of printed ephemera (Book ref. 4204) £10.00
Copper Through the Ages
Radlett, Herts: CDA, 1954. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Green cloth binding, gilt stamped, eleventh revised Impression, 66 pages, thirty b/w photo illustrations, map, chapter head & tail pieces, bibliography. A fascinating, well-illustrated account of some of the past and present uses of copper and its alloys, from early times to the mid-20th century. (Book ref. 6913) £5.00
Materials and Technology Volume VII: Vegetable Food Products
London: Longman / De Bussy, 1975. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 058246207X xxxii & 905 pages, very good clean condition, not ex-library. This volume covers: fertility and fertilisers, control of plant infestation, structure and constituents of vegetablen foodstuffs, cereals, crops, wheat and rye and their flour products, starch, sugars - sucrose, glucose and fructose, synthetic sweeteners, honey and confectionary products, spices, hot beverages, tobacco, preservation of vegetable food, alchoholic fermentation processses and products. This work has been written specifically with the intention that each subject should be capable of being fully understood by a person who is not an expert in that subject. (Book ref. 6024) £22.25
London: Heywood & Company Ltd., 1958. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Blue cloth, xii & 442 pages, numerous diagrams, bibliography, index, previous owner neat name on endpaper, crease on title page. An introductory account of the pincipal functions and circuit arrangements in which transistors can be used. (Book ref. 5336) £7.95
Transistor Engineering and Introduction to Integrated Semiconductor Circuits
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall McGraw-Hill Series in Solid-State Engineering. Blue cloth, xxviii & 373 pages, numerous diagrams, index, ex Microelectonics library, damp stain on lower corner of pages. Author was assistant to Vice-President and General Manager of Motorola, Phoenix, Arizona. (Book ref. 5335) £4.35
The Junction Transistor and Its Applications
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1958. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Blue cloth, viii & 394 pages, numerous diagrams, index, previous owner neat name on endpaper. A comprehensive introduction to the junction transistor, its equivalent circuit and its application for engineers, physicists and students. It was written by a team of engineers and physicists of the Mullard Radio Valve Company, who had been engaged on research and development of semi-conductor devices and their application for a number of years. (Book ref. 5334) £8.50
Early Electrical Appliances.
Princes Risborough; Shire Publications, 1998.. F. Shire Album 124. Card covers, 32 pages, over 40 b/w illustrations. Fine. Deals with the early development of electrical appliances, explains how they worked and describes the problems encountered in their manufacture and operation. (Book ref. 3693) £4.00
Japanese Business into the 21st Century: Strategies for Success.
London: Athlone Press, 1996. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 0485114623 8vo, viii & 260 pages, notes, bibliography, index. ranslated by Richard Walker. Based on interviews with a number of leading industrialists, the book analyses the strategies they have employed to sustain their success through a period of economic difficulty and onwards into the 21st century. The companies include the East Japan Railway, Toyota, Yaohan International Holdings, Seven-Eleven and Nintendo. (Book ref. 3480) £14.95
Turning and Mechanical Manipulation: Vols 1, 2 and 3
Leamington Spa, Warks., United Kingdom: TEE Publishing Ltd, 1993. Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Volume 1: Materials, their differencies choice and preparation. Volume 2: The principles of cutting tools. Volume 3: Abrasive and miscellaneous processes. (Book ref. 14374) £60.00
Manufacturing the Muse : Estey Organs & Consumer Culture in Victorian America
Connecticut, Wesleyan University Press 2002 softback, stiff card covers, 4to., xix, 356 pps., 6 appendices, notes, bibliography, + audio CD in back pocket. 125 ills, maps, diagrams, music scores. FINE COPY. (Book ref. 7268) £19.50
Pharmafile 50 : Autumn 2010 : The Essential Directory for the Pharmaceutical Industry
UK: Wiley, 2010. Soft Cover. Mint. Unread Softcover. 432 pages, illustrated. Market guide to pharmaceutical companies, research, manufacturing and business services. contact numbers, addresses, e-mails etc. Contents clean, tight and bright. A donation from the sale of this book, has been made to an Orphanage in Uganda. (Book ref. 16274) £25.00
World Class Manufacturing. The Lessons of Simplicity Applied;
New York, Free Press/ Macmillan, 1986; 12th impression. Hardback, Nr fine/ Dj Nr fine. 254pp with graphs, tables, diagrams & index. Black covers with gilt tile on spine. Dust jacket has price intact. " Indespensible for all manufacturing innovators who aim to keep ahead of the competition." (Book ref. 12032) £12.00
The Modern Boot and Shoe Maker. A Complete Guide to the Design and Manufacture, Hand and Machine Repairing, Shopfitting and Stocking, Retailing, Book-Keeping and Management, with a Full Account [Cont. In description] 4 Volume Set. [ shoemaking ]
London: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd, 1919. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/ws. 4to. "With a Full Account of the Leather Industry, Including all Processes of Preparation, Tanning and Leather Dressing, Written by Practical Men of Wide Experience". Four volume complete set. Hardbacks, each 165mm x 229mm tall. (6.5" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 280; x, 272; x, 312 & x, 295, with 485 text figs. [plus approximately 130 more, being patterns for military footwear]. Each volume has a full-colour, tissue-guarded frontispiece plate, with a detailed descriptive text, of the Heraldic Arms of the associated Worshipful Companies, these being respectively, The Skinners, The Leathersellers, The Cordwainers, and The Curriers, together with a grand total of 63 further plates, 12 of which are in colour. Original art-deco, blind-stamped cloth-covered boards/gilt spine titles. Rubs to edges and corners with some fading, and with some light splash-marks to the front board of volume four, otherwise sound and internally very good. Additional postage will be required for this heavy set. Please email before ordering for details of the cheapest postal option. (Book ref. 003953) £125.00
What Did You Do In The War Grandma?
Newbury: Countryside Books, 2005. "Despite the horror and destruction of war several positive threads run through the narrative - the extreme youth of those volunteering for this demanding war service, some only in their teens; the desire on the part of everyone to work together for the common good, which led to the forming of friendships that have lasted a lifetime; but above all the sheer exuberance of their lives." Pp.143, occasional black & white photos throughout. Paperback. VG. (Book ref. 38055) £50.00
REPORT of the CHIEF INSPECTOR OF FACTORIES to Her Majesty's PRINCIPAL SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT, for the Year ending 31st October 1879.
London: HMSO, 1880. 141pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. C.-2489. With Return of Prosecutions with named individuals with much abuse of women and child labour. Odd discret library mark. A clean copy. (Book ref. 158716) £15.00
REPORT of the CHIEF INSPECTOR OF FACTORIES to Her Majesty's PRINCIPAL SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT, for the Year ending 31st October 1878.
London: HMSO, 1879. 77pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. C.-2274. With Return of Prosecutions with named individuals with much abuse of women and child labour. Neat library mark to title wrapper and other odd discret library mark. A clean copy. (Book ref. 158715) £15.00