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Anon The Ironmonger diary and hardware buyers guide 1962
The Ironmonger, 1961. 94th edition. Softcover. Fine. Clean hardback bound in limp red cloth with red and white titles, tightly bound, no inscriptions. 550 pages + adverts on plates, diary insert, hundreds of illustrations in b/w and duotone, trade directory, index. An excellent copy, looks virtually as new. Heavy book. (Book ref. 31745) £20.00
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Herb, Charles O. Machine tools at work
Brighton: Machinery Publishing Co., 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Clean hardback tightly bound in red leathercloth with gilt titles on black panels, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, neat name on front endpaper, lightly fox spotted at the page edges and endpapers. viii + 552 pages, 430 illustrations, index. Heavy book (Book ref. 31640) £15.00
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Mason, Otis Tufton The origins of invention: a study of industry among primitive peoples
Books for Libraries Press, 1972. 0836967798 New edition. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with silver gilt titles, no inscriptions, appears unread. 420 pages, frontispiece and 7 plates, 76 illustrations in the text, including a foldout, index (Book ref. 31665) £12.50
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The Ironmonger: The Ironmonger's Workshop. A Handbook of Methods and Materials for Manufacturing Ironmongers and Workshop Assistants.
London: The Ironmonger, 1904 First edition. HB. Brown cloth, no dustjacket. 362pp. With 60 b/w figures in text. No individual author credited- produced by the weekly trade journal of the hardware, metal and allied industries. Clean covers, with various bumps to edges, creasing & rubbing to spine ends. Endpapers browned, with light water stains to top of back endpapers. A Good+ copy. (Book ref. 18512) £14.00
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Anon John Hall Tools (Group) Ltd.: hand and machine tools, engineers supplies, industrial equpment. Abridged catalogue 1969
Cardiff: John Hall Tools (Group) Ltd., 1969. New edition. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Clean larger format hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, a little used copy with no inscriptions. ii + 196 pages, illustrations throughout, index. (Book ref. 31393) £12.50
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Evers, Henry A handbook of applied mechanics
William Collins, Sons & Co. Ltd., 1874. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair with no dust jacket. Clean hardback tightly bound in blindstamped green cloth with dulled gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, internally has 2 'Dean Smith & Grace Ltd. Training Centre' stamps, and the front endpaper has been neatly excised, no inscriptions. 208 pages + adverts, 89 illustrations, index. Undated but believed to be the 1874 first edition (Book ref. 30870) £8.00
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Broersma, Prof. Ir. G. Manufacture and testing of gears
Netherlands: H. Stam Nederland N.V., 1969. 0859500608 First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a couple of nicks at the edges. viii + 192 pages, 246 illustrations, references, errata slip laid in (Book ref. 30679) £45.00
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Engineering Industry Training Board Instruction Manual: Press Toolmaking
Engineering Industry Training Board "This book has soft covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy., 700g, ISBN: " (Book ref. 2504283) £32.00
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"Rhodes, J" Conceptual Toolmaking: Expert Systems of the Mind (Developmental Management)
WileyBlackwell "This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In good all round condition.Dust Jacket in fair condition., 500g, ISBN: 9780631174899" (Book ref. 2206997) £16.49
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Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A. Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry SIGNED [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 085427037x Presentation Inscription Signed by Author Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Endpapers toned, otherwise very good, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title, and with very good and unclipped, colour illustrated, dust-wrapper. Inscribed and signed by the Author : "A little light reading. A small appreciation of your manifold kindnesses. With love from Surrey" (Book ref. 003389) £55.00
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Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A. Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 085427037x Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Very good, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title, and with very good and unclipped, colour illustrated, dust-wrapper (Book ref. 003388) £30.00
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de Carle, Donald Practical watch repairing
N.A.G. Press, 1946. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Tightly bound hardback, in blue cloth with dulled gilt titles, a little worn at the corners, no inscriptions. viii + 300 pages + many adverts on glossy endpapers, 553 figures and a couple of graphs in the text, index (Book ref. 28500) £10.00
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Dunbar, Michael Antique woodworking tools: a guide to the purchase, restoration and use of old tools for today's shop
Stobart Davies Ltd, 1979. 0854420142 First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a priceclipped dustjacket which is slightly faded at the spine. 192 pages, many photos in the text, bibliography, index (Book ref. 28135) £22.50
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Lukin, James Possibilities of small lathes
Mansard Press, 1985. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Clean, tightly bound larger format softback, plastic comb binding, clear plastic cover over card appears little used, no inscriptions. viii + 120 pages + publishers adverts, 92 illustrations in the text, index. Facsimile reprint of the 1908 edition (Book ref. 27845) £10.00
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Pendred, Lough Kempe's Engineer's year-book 1946
Morgan Brothers, 1946. 52nd edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Clean hardback bound in decorated red cloth with gilt titles, thumb indexed, 2 integral black silk bookmarks, rounded at foredge corners, cloth is creased at spine and has minor rubbing at corners, neat name/address on front pastedown. Around 3000 pages including adverts, hundreds of illustrations, index, directory, buyer's guide. Heavy book (Book ref. 26771) £40.00
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Haddow, Andrew N The design of drill jigs: a practical manual
Manchester: Emmott & Company, 1917. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. xii + 96 pages, 142 illustrations, tables, index (Book ref. 26745) £12.00
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Colvin, Fred H. & Stanley, Frank A. Gear cutting practice: methods of producing gears for commercial use
USA: Lindsay Publications Inc, 1992. 1559180889 New edition. Softcover. Fine. Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, no signs of use. x + 344 pages, 193 illustrations, index. Facsimile reprint of the McGraw-Hill 1937 edition (Book ref. 26743) £18.00
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Lea, F.C. Sir Joseph Whitworth, a pioneer of mechanical engineering
The British Council, 1948. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good. Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. viii + 32 pages, 18 b/w illustrations, including several on plates (Book ref. 26060) £18.00
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Anon Calvert's mechanics' year book 1941
Altrincham: Sherratt & Hughes, 1941. 66th edition. Softcover. Very Good. Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. 160 pages, b/w illustrations in the text (Book ref. 25372) £9.00
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Sparey, Lawrence H. A man and his lathe
Barnsley: T. Garner & Son, 1952. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. Fair. Clean hardback in glossy pictorial boards, name/date on front pastedown, paper covering missing from spine, otherwise a tightly bound and above average copy. 88 pages, 93 illustrations (Book ref. 24558) £25.00
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