Steel Wheels and Rubber Tyres, volume one: Transport around Oldham in the 1930s, Locomotives at Gorton in the 1940s, Leeds Trams in the 1950s.
Usk: Oakwood Press, 2003. First edition (softcover). 8vo, 168pp. Text illustrations throughout. Original laminated wrappers. This copy is in very good condition. Oakwood Reminiscences, RS10. ISBN 0853616140 (Book ref. 25841) £7.50
Description of the Removing and Replacing of the Iron Colums in a Cotton Mill; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 31st July & 1st August 1866 (Part 3).
Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1866. 12 plates, 8vo, pp.181-198, original printed tan wrappers; very good, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being On an improved mode of Manufacture of Steel Tyres by John Ramsbottom. (Book ref. 11737) £20.00
REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD TO INQUIRE WITH REGARD TO REGULATIONS FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 12 OF THE MOTOR CAR ACT, 1903
London: Houses of Parliament, 1904. Folio. Rebound in card covers British Parliamentary Papers. Part 1. REPORT. Cd2069. 15pp bound with Part II. MINUTES OF EVIDENCE. Cd2070. 97pp. Locomotives, not running on rails had been renamed motor cars under the 1903 Motor car act. The departmental committee sought to reduce the restrictions on weight and speed of heavier types of motor vehicle. (Book ref. 157658) £30.00
The Firestone Story: A History of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1951. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall B000I9O1HQ The story of the Firestone tyre company. Some wear and chipping to d/j (Book ref. 018070) £12.00
SERVICE TRAINING MANUAL for Suspension, Steering, Brakes (including Wheels and Tyres) Vauxhall F - Series I.
Vauxhall Motors, 1959. 4to, 116pp, illus. Grubby and damp stained, poor condition. (Book ref. 13546) £5.00
The Wheelwright's Shop
Cambridge: at the University Press 1923 A comprehensive picture of the trade. Written by George Bourne. HB, xii, 236pp, 8 plates plus text figures. Tan paper covered boards, tan cloth spine. Covers heavily rubbed, lacks bottom 11cms of spine cloth although binding held. Dark stain to rear cloth of spine, tears to head and general spotting to remains of spine. Pencilled ownership to tanned fep, a few pencil marks to margins but pages generally clean. Front of dust jacket laid in to rear of book. A Good copy. (Book ref. 19513) £20.00
Steel Wheels and Rubber Tyres v.1: Transport Around Oldham 1930's Locos at Gortom 1940's Leeds Trams 1950s: Vol 1
The Oakwood Press, 2003. 0853616140 Paperback. Very Good+. Stiff card covers, VG+, all fine insidee. ; Reminiscence; 0.47 x 8.19 x 5.83 Inches; 168 pages (Book ref. 15748) £8.00
Steel wheels and rubber tyres, volume two (2)
Usk: The Oakwood Press, 2004. 0853616167 First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Fine with no dust jacket. Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used, publisher's bookmark laid in. 184 pages, many illustrations in the text (Book ref. 32422) £10.00
Pirelli Tyre Advert
London.1913 Full page, full colour advert for Pirelli Tyres taken from The Play Pictorial magazine dated 1913. Very good condition. A very unusal advert set in a chinese scene. (Book ref. 12256) £15.00
The Story Of Dunlop Through the Reigns, (VR.;EviiR.;GvR.;EviiiR.;GviR.; EiiR.).
London. Printed by J. Howitt, for the Dunlop Rubber Company. 1st, (and only ?), edition. May, 1953. Stiff card covers. Small 4to, 27x21 cms. 28 pages. Illustrations in half tone and in colour. Map in colour. Original publishers burgundy card covers, embossed in gilt and in blind on front cover. Stitched spine. Edges yapped. Slight shelf rub to gilt on cover, else book in FINE, clean, condition. - .##. - A short illustrated history, 1888-1953. - .##. - We specialise in Company, Industrial, and Business Histories. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 8015) £25.00
The Firestone Story: A History of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company
McGraw-Hill Book Co 1951 437pp illus, dark blue cloth gilt Very good; no dw (Book ref. 15122) £10.00
One Hundred Years of Mitchelin Man.
Paris,: Hobeke, 1997. 1st U.K. Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 2842300491 138pp. 1.35Kg. Blue cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Translated from the original French. Fully illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings. Owing to the weight, extra shipping will be incurred. (Book ref. 8679) £14.00
Dunlop in War and Peace.
London. Hutchinson. 1st edition. 1946. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xii,147. Publishers red cloth, gilt. Portrait photo frontis and photo plates, (products, armaments, aircraft, factories, etc). Clean and unmarked throughout. Spine faded. Minor bumps to corners. Near VG overall. No D.w. We specialise in Company, Industrial, and Business Histories. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 7541) £8.00
"Dunlop Limited London 1978" "Softback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition, suitable as a study copy. Ships within 24 hours., 250grams, ISBN:" (Book ref. 1393139) £30.00
"Dunlop Limited London 1978" "Softback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition, suitable as a study copy. Ships within 24 hours., 250grams, ISBN:" (Book ref. 1393138) £30.00
"Dunlop Limited London 1978" "Softback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition, suitable as a study copy. Ships within 24 hours., 250grams, ISBN:" (Book ref. 1393137) £30.00
"Dunlop Limited London 1978" "Softback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition, suitable as a study copy. Ships within 24 hours., 250grams, ISBN:" (Book ref. 1393136) £30.00
Steel Wheels and Rubber Tyres. Volume One. [Volume II].
Usk, the Oakwood Press, 2003-2004. 2 vols., 8vo, original coloured illustrated laminated wrappers, with 256 illustrations, a FINE set. (Book ref. 27546) £16.00
Michelin Centenary 1905-2005, A Celebration of Michelin's First Hundred Years in the British Isles
London Michelin 2005 HB/DJ. New. (Book ref. 1955) £10.00
The History of the Pneumatic Tyre
Dunlop Archive Product/Eastland Press, 1981. F. Hardcover. /Dust Jacket Included. 0903214148 1st edition, ISBN09032 14148 VG/VG, excellent copy, no inscriptions, dj unclipped This book traces the development of the pneumatic tyre from 1845 to the high-speed tyres of today 122pp, 230x180mm, 128 illustrations (Book ref. BWH2552) £12.50