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Railways and Recollections

Railways and Recollections

by Stretton, John Townsend, Peter

Industrial Archaeology

Industrial Archaeology

by Raistrick, Arthur

Natural and Artificial Methods of Ventilation

Natural and Artificial Methods of Ventilation

London: Robert Boyle and Son, 1899. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No jacket. 187 8vo. Mushroom paper-covered boards, brown titles to front board, 66 pages plus a supplement containing diagrams illustrating ventilation issues, first published in the Local Government Journal, 1894-1895. Condition notes: Boards soiled and worn, spine strip pulling away for the top inch or so, pages clean and unmarked.
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£10.00
The '9Fs' - BR's Heavy Freight Locomotives

The '9Fs' - BR's Heavy Freight Locomotives

by Scott-Morgan, John and Knife, Marina

Shepperton: Ian Allan Limited, 1994. 80 pages. 450g. Oblong format Pictorial laminated boards Near MINT. SIGNED by both the author and David Shepherd. A pictorial history illustrated in colour.. Signed. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.
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£20.00
Heart of the Somerset and Dorset Railway - Limited Edition

Heart of the Somerset and Dorset Railway - Limited Edition

by Hammond, Alan

Bath: Millstream Books, 2002. 160 pages, 840g. Green cloth boards AS NEW in an AS NEW d/w. Signed limited edition of which this is No.813 of 2,000 copies. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . Signed by Author. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.
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£35.00
Dawn Of The Diesels 1956-66- Part 2.

Dawn Of The Diesels 1956-66- Part 2.

by Esau. Mike [ Editor ]

Kettering,: Silver Link Publishing., 1998. 96 pages. 690g. Black cloth boards Near MINT in Near MNIT d/w. The second volume of First generation diesel locomotives and units captured on camera with the b/w photographs of John Spencer Gilks.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.
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£10.26
Radstock Coal and Steam - The Somerset and Dorset at Radstock and Writhlington Volume 1: History.

Radstock Coal and Steam - The Somerset and Dorset at Radstock and Writhlington Volume 1: History.

by Christopher Handley

Bath: Millstream Books, 1991. 160 pages, 860g. Blue cloth boards FINE, with previous owners name and purchase location details to reverse top corner of front paste-down. FINE in a FINE d/w. SIGNED by auther to title page. Illustrated with period b/w photographs, maps and track plans, ideal for the modeller. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.
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£25.00
Lost Lines - Southern

Lost Lines - Southern

by Welbourn, Nigel

Shepperton: Ian Allan, 2006. 128 pages, 370g. Soft card covers Near MINT. Fully illustrated with approx 250 b/w photographs & track plans. Covers some of the now dis-used lines of the Southern Region.. Reprint. Soft Card Cover. Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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£6.00
Illustrated History of Airships

Illustrated History of Airships

by A.F.L. Deeson

Bourne End: Spurbooks Ltd, 1973. 132 pages, 545g. Green cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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£12.00
British Railways Engineering, 1948-80

British Railways Engineering, 1948-80

by Johnson, John & Long, Robert

London: Mechanical Engineering Publications Ltd, 1982. 636 pages, 1.35kg. Blue boards FINE in a Very Good d/w with small repaired tear to top edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs, maps and drawings. Owing to the weight, extra shipping overseas will be required.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£20.00
The Audi File - All Models Since 1888

The Audi File - All Models Since 1888

by Dymock, Eric

Sutton Veny: Dove Publications, 1997. 416 pages, 885g. Gray cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Near MINT. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Book.
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£24.00
How to Draw and Paint Cars

How to Draw and Paint Cars

by Tony Gardiner

Dorchester: Veloce Publishing Ltd, 2008. 128 pages, 555g. Soft card covers As NEW. Illustrated with explanitary b/w and colour drawings. . 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.
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£20.00
The Practical Telephone Handbook and Guide to the Telephonic Exchange.

The Practical Telephone Handbook and Guide to the Telephonic Exchange.

by J Poole

London: Whittaker, 1891. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 399 . Blue cloth-covered boards, black titles to front board and spine, 288 pages, 2 leaves of advertisements for telephones, electric bells etc. Condition notes: Boards rubbed and soiled, spine strip darkened, and rubbed at extremities; age-browning across end papers and to last page of advertisements, otherwise internally clean and sound.
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£40.00
Century Series Fighters: F-100 Super Sabre to F-106 Delta Dart

Century Series Fighters: F-100 Super Sabre to F-106 Delta Dart

by Peter R. Foster

Shrewsbury: Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1992. 144 pages, 540g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with colour photograpgs throughout. . 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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£15.00
Atlas Des Lignes Ouvertes Au Trafic Marchandises  (Atlas of lines open to freight traffic)

Atlas Des Lignes Ouvertes Au Trafic Marchandises (Atlas of lines open to freight traffic)

Societe National Des Chemins De Fer Francais, 1964. 28 pages, 205g. Stapled soft card covers with previous owners name and date to reverse top corner of front cover. Near FINE. Text in French. With key card loosley inserted. . 1st Edition. Stapled Card Covers. Near FINE. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.
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£20.00
Cellulose Lacquers, Finishes and Cements, Their History, Chemistry, Manufacture, Analysis and Testing, Industrial Uses and Applications, with some notes on Synthetic Resin Lacquers

Cellulose Lacquers, Finishes and Cements, Their History, Chemistry, Manufacture, Analysis and Testing, Industrial Uses and Applications, with some notes on Synthetic Resin Lacquers

by Arthur Jones

London: Charles Griffin and Co Ltd, 1937. 1. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 807 8vo. Ex-library (AORG, dated 1949), and stamped 'For the Use of H.M. Forces, Not for Resale'. Many illustrations from photographs. Blind stamped maroon cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 418 pages including appendices and index. Condition notes: Boards a little bumped but overall a clean, sound copy. Spine faded, library shelf mark to spine and stamps etc to end papers and title page. No annotations etc.
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£20.00
The Portsmouth Papers No.29 - The Common Lands of Portsea Island.

The Portsmouth Papers No.29 - The Common Lands of Portsea Island.

by Chapman, John

Porstmouth: Portsmouth City Council, 1978. 23 pages. 110g. Stapled card covers a little marked and rubbed, and rear bottom corner lightly creased, Very Good with contents and staples tight and clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings.. 1st Edition. Stapled Card Covers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£5.99
In Fair Weather and in Foul: 30 Years of Scottish Passenger Ships and Ferries

In Fair Weather and in Foul: 30 Years of Scottish Passenger Ships and Ferries

by Colin Smith

Narberth: Ferry Publications, 1999. 128 pages, 540g. Soft card covers with small scar to base of last page, Near FINE. Illustrated with b/w and colopur photographs. . 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Near FINE. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.
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£10.00
Les Voies Ferrees du Dauphine.

Les Voies Ferrees du Dauphine.

by Boyer, Henri & Bouillin, Patrice

Grenoble: Published By the Author, 1983. 335 pages, 1.5kg. Brown cloth boards FINE with previous owners name and date to top corner of front paste-down covered by d/w. FINE in a Near FINE d/w with small repaired tear to top of spine. Text in french. LIMITED edition No. 2600 of 3000. Illustrated with b/w photographs, street mpas, track plans and scaled line drawings. Owing to the weight, extra shipping overseas may be required. . Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" -... Read more
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£65.00
Recherches sur L'Emploi des Explosifs en Presence du Grisou dans les Principaux Miniers de l'Europe

Recherches sur L'Emploi des Explosifs en Presence du Grisou dans les Principaux Miniers de l'Europe

by H. Schmerber

Paris: Le Génie Civil, 1900. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 572 8vo. Published for the journal Le Génie Civil. With a Preface by M.E. Sarrau. Discusses the problem of explosives and firedamp in mines in France, Germany, England, Austria and Belgium, including research in each country. Illustrated with diagrams, tables etc., but also with photographs. Black cloth-covered boards, spine with five raised bands and gilt decoration. 190 pages plus Bibliography and table of... Read more
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£75.00
The Arriva Bus Handbook 1999 (Bus Handbooks)

The Arriva Bus Handbook 1999 (Bus Handbooks)

by Potter, Bill & Donati, David (Editors)

Telford: British Bus Publishing Ltd, 1998. 212 pages, 400g. Card covers FINE. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. . Special Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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£7.00
Little Red Book 1989: Road Passenger Transport Directory

Little Red Book 1989: Road Passenger Transport Directory

Hersham: Ian Allan, 1989. 224 pages, 510g. Pictorial laminated boards FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs/adverts, also includes 3 original book marks. . 1st Thus. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.
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£20.00
The Chemical Industry

The Chemical Industry

by W A Campbell

London: Longman Group Ltd, 1971. 1. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 399 8vo. In the Industrial Archaeology Series, General Editor LTC Rolt. Red and black mottled cloth-covered boards, pictorial dust jacket, 156 pages including index, many illustrations (photographs, line drawings and diagrams). Condition notes: A little wear to the dust jacket, which is price clipped. Book clean, sound and internally bright.
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£10.00
Vintage Aircraft Over America

Vintage Aircraft Over America

by Geoffrey P. Jones; Chuck Stewart

Shrewsbury: Airlife Publishing Ltd, 2002. 112 pages, 530g. Soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with colour photographs throughout. . 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Near MINT. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.
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£8.00
Road Locomotive and Tractors from the Golden Age of Steam Power.

Road Locomotive and Tractors from the Golden Age of Steam Power.

by Sawford, Eric

Stroud: Budding Books., 2000. 178 pages. 810g. Pictorial laminated Boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. illustrated with b/w photographs. Features over 200 of the authors photographs, of surviving road locomotives and tractors, with a caption to each.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Pictorial laminated Boards.
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£13.68
A Guide to the Study of Occupations, a selected critical bibliography of the common occupations with specific references for their study

A Guide to the Study of Occupations, a selected critical bibliography of the common occupations with specific references for their study

by Frederick J Allen

Cambridge Mass. USA: Harvard University Press, 1925. 2nd. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 520 8vo. Red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to front board and spine, 197 pages. Ex-library. Condition notes: Boards faded, some library evidence inside and to spine, but a clean, sound copy.
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£15.00
Down the Burma Road - Work and Leisure for Below -Deck Crew

Down the Burma Road - Work and Leisure for Below -Deck Crew

by Chris Howard Bailey

Southampton: Southampton City Council Oral History, 1994. 104 pages, 440g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with period b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.
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£15.00