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Long and Short Span Railway Bridges.

Long and Short Span Railway Bridges. by Roebling, John A. [Augustus]

New York, D. van Nostrand, 1869.. Imperial folio (50x36cm). Pp. (ii), 50, (20) tables. Plus 13 engraved plates, of which 11 are...

€4,200.00
The Several Plans and Drawings Referred to in the Third Report from the Select Committee upon the Improvement of the Port of London. Ordered to be printed 28th July 1800. --- Volume of engravings of proposed London Bridges

The Several Plans and Drawings Referred to in the Third Report from the Select Committee upon the Improvement of the Port of London. Ordered to be printed 28th July 1800. --- Volume of engravings of proposed London Bridges by TELFORD, Thomas. & DOUGLAS, James. DODD, Ralph. DANCE, George. JESSOP, William. DOUGLAS, James. DODD, Ralph. DANCE, George. JESSOP, William

Printed by Hansard, London. 1800. Large folio.(26.6 x 20.5 inches). List of plates and 21 fine double page, and larger plans an...

£2,250.00
Locomotive Development on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, Signed By J.P. Laux

Locomotive Development on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, Signed By J.P. Laux by Laux, J.P. (John Peter)

1937. J.P. (John Peter) Laux became a Master Mechanic in 1915 for the Lehigh Railway and rose to Superintendent of Motive Powe...

$2,500.00
ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF LOCOMOTIVES. M. Baird & Co., Philadelphia. -- Matthew Baird, George Burnham, Charles T. Parry, Edward H. Williams, William P. Henszey, Edward Longstreth

ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF LOCOMOTIVES. M. Baird & Co., Philadelphia. -- Matthew Baird, George Burnham, Charles T. Parry, Edward H. Williams, William P. Henszey, Edward Longstreth by BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS

Press of J. B. Lippincott. Philadelphia. USA. circa 1872. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11 X 7.9 inches). 134pp. Illustrated with engrav...

£1,450.00
LIVES OF THE ENGINEERS with an Account of Their Principal Works[5 volumes]

LIVES OF THE ENGINEERS with an Account of Their Principal Works[5 volumes] by Smiles, Samuel

London; 1862, 1866 & 1868: John Murrary. Octavo. In 5 volumes comprising three volumes of the "Lives of the Engineers&...

$1,250.00
Aide Memoire to the Military Sciences. Framed from contributions of officers of the different services, and edited by a committee of the Corps of Royal Engineers

Aide Memoire to the Military Sciences. Framed from contributions of officers of the different services, and edited by a committee of the Corps of Royal Engineers by LEWIS Major General G G, JONES Colonel H D and others

London: John Weale, 1853 second edition. 3 volumes published between 1853 and 1862. viii and 545 pages; ii and 589 pages; ii an...

£450.00
The Principles of Mechanics explaining and demonstrating the General Laws of Motion..

The Principles of Mechanics explaining and demonstrating the General Laws of Motion.. by EMERSON

London: G. Robinson, 1811. Hardcover. Fine. Royal 8vo. 26 by 19 cms. pp x, 284. 43 foldout plates. Newly rebound in half-leath...

£375.00
REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CHARLES RIVER DAM

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CHARLES RIVER DAM by MASSACHUSETTS, Commonwealth of

1903. Fine. MASSACHUSETTS, Commonwealth of. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CHARLES RIVER DAM appointed under Resolves of 1901, Chap...

$550.00
THE LIFE OF GEORGE STEPHENSON, RAILWAY ENGINEER

THE LIFE OF GEORGE STEPHENSON, RAILWAY ENGINEER by SMILES. SAMUEL

John Murray. London. 1857. Third Edition, Revised, With Additions. The same year as the First edition. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.8 inches)...

£350.00
Traite des fortifications souterraines suivi de quatre memoires sur les mines; par le chef de bataillon du genie Mouze, ancien commandant de mineurs

Traite des fortifications souterraines suivi de quatre memoires sur les mines; par le chef de bataillon du genie Mouze, ancien commandant de mineurs by MOUZE Major

Paris: Levrault, 1804. Text and Atlas in one volume. viii and 436 pages. 20 folding plates (two with short tears neatly repaire...

£350.00
La Science de l'Ingénieur, Divisée en Trois Parties, ou l'On Traite des Chemins, des Ponts, des Canaux, et des Aqueducs [3 volumes]

La Science de l'Ingénieur, Divisée en Trois Parties, ou l'On Traite des Chemins, des Ponts, des Canaux, et des Aqueducs [3 volumes] by Delaistre, J.R

Paris: Chez L'éditeur, 1832. Good. 2nd ed., "Revue et augmentée par M. Laguerenne." Imprint includ...

$475.00
Elementi di Macchine Idrauliche

Elementi di Macchine Idrauliche by Luigi Valdenazzi

Dott. I. Briano, Genoa, Italy, 1946. First Edition. Softcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Extremely rare publication. P...

$425.00
Hawkins Electrical Guide with Questions, Answers & Illustrations 10 Vols. Complete

Hawkins Electrical Guide with Questions, Answers & Illustrations 10 Vols. Complete by Hawkins and Staff

NY: Theo. Audel & Co, 1917. Revised Second Edition. Limp black cloth bindings have copper spine/cover lettering, blind stamp...

$375.00
Modern Practical Stairbuilding and Handrailing

Modern Practical Stairbuilding and Handrailing by George Ellis

B T Batsford Ltd., 1932. A very good hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Clean bright and tight, just a little ve...

£249.00
Reports of the Late John Smeaton, F. R. S. : Made on Various Occasions in the Course of His Employment As a Civil Engineer (Two Volumes Bound As One)

Reports of the Late John Smeaton, F. R. S. : Made on Various Occasions in the Course of His Employment As a Civil Engineer (Two Volumes Bound As One) by John Smeaton

M. Taylor, 1837. Hardcover. Good. M. Taylor, 1837. 2nd edition. 2 volumes bound as one. Unabridged. 72 plates. Thick, 4to, con...

$315.25



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