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Instructions to Examiners and Repairers (Carriage and Wagon) and Other Servants Employed on the Examination, Maintenance and Supervision of Rolling Stock

South African Railways , 1955. First Edition. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. 257 pages (complete). A rabidly owned copy. Linen cloth covers with considerable marks, wear, creasing, staining from handling, use. Stapled spine (firm). The contents have evidence gratified, avid use throughout with handling marks, grease marks, wear. Nonetheless, the pages are firm, clear, certain, competent, still keen. fk

$45.00

Trautwine's Engineer's Pocket Book

By Trautwine Jr, John C; Trautwine 3rd, John C

Trautwine, Philadelphia, 1902. 18th Edition. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 1079 pages plus advertising. Please note that the title page is missing. Flexi-cover leather. The covers are worn all about, scuffed, marked. They are comfortable and secure. The contents are benign, assured. Gilt trimmed pages (fresh). The pages are neat, tidy, clean, clear, generous. fk

$24.00

Achievements in Engineering During the Last Half Century

By Vernon-Harcourt, L F

Seeley and Co., Limited, London, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 311 pages (complete). A mild-mannered copy. The covers have wear about the edges and corners and seams. They are scuffed, marked from storage and handling. They are steady and sure. The contents are benign. The gutterings along the end papers are cracked. The general security of the book is unaffected. The contents are assured, very occasionally marked by age and handling, but mostly clean and clear, confident, genial, tidy and amenable. fk

$110.00

Mechanical Refrigeration (British Standard Code of Practice CP 406 (1952)) - incorporating amendment issued May 1953

Council for Codes of Practice for Buildings, London, 1953. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 51 pages (complete). A sure copy. The linen-card covers have some storage fading about the edges. Otherwise, the covers are tidy and healthy. The contents are neat, clean, clear, confident, competent. fk

$20.00

Specification for Flanges and Bolting for Pipes, Valves and Fittings (British Standard 10: 1962 - UDC 621.643.412: 621,882)

British Standards Institution, 1962. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 59 pages (complete). A tidy copy. Stapled to frontispage: Amendment No 2,, published 28 April, 1966 to BS 10: 1962. The covers have some scuffing, marks. They are secure and sure. The contents are pleasing, healthy, clean and clear, tight and certain. fk

$25.00

Model AIP Self-Starting Downdraught Solex Carburettor Instruction Booklet

Solex Limited, London. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. 16 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The covers are scruffy. They have wear, marks, scuffing all about. They are resolute. The contents too are much worn, creased and marked. Nonetheless, they are clear, confident, competent. fk

$30.00

American Railway Engineering Association : General Specifications for Steel Railway Bridges - For Fixed Spans Less than 300 Feet in Length 1920
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American Railway Engineering Association : General Specifications for Steel Railway Bridges - For Fixed Spans Less than 300 Feet in Length 1920

American Railway Engineering Association, Chicago, 1920. First Edition. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. 48 pages (complete). A gratifyingly much owned copy. The covers are much worn, scuffed, marked all about. They are resolutely secure. The pages have much evidence of reassuringly eager use throughout. The pages are marked, creased, worn about the edges. There are some annotations. The pages are sure and assured. fk

$38.00

Practical Road Engineering
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Practical Road Engineering

By Goldsmith, H.E

The Technical Press Ltd, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Reissue. The pressed boards are a touch shelf rubbed and edge worn but remain strong and square, with bright gold gilt to the spine, which is showing signs of slight fraying along the top and bottom edges. Internally, there is some very light tanning throughout, but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and handsome. JK

$200.00

Volta: Man's Greatest Lake

By Moxon, James

Andre Deutsch, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed. The dust jacket, as well as the boards are in a very good condition. The dust jacket though, is slightly shelf rubbed with some minor marks. It will still look excellent in cellophane. Internally clean and tightly bound. The starting and ending pages show some age related marks, as well as minor insect damage. Foxing can be noticed on the blocks. Complete with 256 pages. [B.K.]

$48.00

The Model Engineer
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The Model Engineer

Percival Marshal & Co. Ltd, 1950. Softcover. Good. The wraps are edge worn and various age related marks and insect damage can be noticed. Internally clean, though the pages are slightly tanned. The text is still crisp and clear. This pamphlet is tightly bound and complete with 122 pages. [B.K.]

$5.00

ARC Welding in Design, Manufacture and Construction
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ARC Welding in Design, Manufacture and Construction

The James F. Lincoln ARC Welding Foundation, 1945. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. The boards are in a good condition, except for some marks caused by insect damage. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 1409 pages. Please note: Unless posted within South Africa we will need to ask for extra postage as this is a heavy book. [B.N.]

$6.00

Millwrights and Mechanics Guide
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Millwrights and Mechanics Guide

By Anderson, Edwin P

Theodore Audel & Co. , 1965. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. The dust jacket is shelf rubbed; edge worn and creased with some age related marks. It will still look good in cellophane though. The boards are in a very good condition. There are previous owner's inscriptions on the front end page. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 1167 pages. Please note: Unless posted within South-Africa, we will need to ask for extra postage, as this is a heavy book. [B.K.]

$14.00

Pioneering
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Pioneering

By Gilcraft

C.Arthur Pearson Ltd, 1948. Softcover. Fair. The wraps have major handling marks as well as some insect damage. The spine area is worn. There is a previous owner's inscription within the front wrap. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 124 pages. [B.K.]

$7.00

This Way Forward: A resumé and a record of building and civil engineering construction during seventy-five eventful years
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This Way Forward: A resumé and a record of building and civil engineering construction during seventy-five eventful years

Sir Lindsay Parkinson & Co. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-lib.The boards are a touch shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, but remain strong and square, with bright gold gilt to the front and spine. Internally, there is a library stamp marking on the front end page, and the pages are lightly tanned throughout. Aside from this, there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and handsome. JK

$46.00

Egyptian Irrigation
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Egyptian Irrigation

By Willcocks, W

E & FN Spon Ltd., London / Spon & Chamberlain, New York, 1899. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 485 pages (complete). A resolutely sturdy copy. Of interest for this book is the ex-libris plate on the front pastedown which indicates previous ownership of this copy by Sir Percy Fitzpatrick. The book has been knocked about from damp storage conditions. The boards are much worn, marked, stained. They are stoic and sure. The first free page has been cut by scissors. The contents have escaped the worst of consequences. The pages have storage stains about the edges, they are a little stiffened here and there, they have age marks about the edge-rims. Nonetheless, they are competent, very certain and confident, clean and clear, healthy and assured. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk

$80.00

Mechanical Vibrations - Fifth Edition in SI Units
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Mechanical Vibrations - Fifth Edition in SI Units

By Rao, Singiresu S ; Fah, Yap Fook

Prentice Hall, 2011. 5th edition. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 1084 pages (complete). An assured copy. The covers have an adhesive clear plastic cover. The covers have some light shelving and usage wear to corners and edges. The contents have evidence of careful use throughout. The pages are clean, clear, earnest, diligent and more than competent. fk

$60.00

The Raising and Strengthening of the Steenbras Dam - A Paper Presented to the Institution of Civil Engineers, London, 6th October, 1955
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The Raising and Strengthening of the Steenbras Dam - A Paper Presented to the Institution of Civil Engineers, London, 6th October, 1955

By Morris, S S ; Garrett, W S

The Authors, 1955. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 47 pages (complete) (text on facing pages only). A mild-mannered copy. Typed. Stapled spine reinforced with scotch tape. The paper covers are foxed, mottled. They are secure and comfortable. The inside front cover has an ex-libris plate. There are occasional annotations. Otherwise, the contents are benevolent, careful, tidy, clean, clear, certain. fk

$50.00

Machinists and Tool Makers Handy Book
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Machinists and Tool Makers Handy Book

By Graham, Frank D

Theo Audel & Co, 1963. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. The boards are in a good condition, though sightly shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. The pages are tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 1164 pages. [B.K.]

$38.00

Fuel Economy of the Gasoline Engine: Fuel Lubricant and Other Effects
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Fuel Economy of the Gasoline Engine: Fuel Lubricant and Other Effects

By Blackmore, D.R.; Thomas, A [Editors]

Macmillan, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 268 pages (complete). An assured copy. The dustjacket is comfortable and secure. There is wear about the edges from shelving. The boards have some wear and marks, but they are steady and sound. The contents are tidy, clean, clear, most diligent and competent. fk

$80.00

Dictionary of Engineering and Machine Shop Terms
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Dictionary of Engineering and Machine Shop Terms

By Sandy, A.H

Crosby Lockwood & Son Ltd, 1946. Second Edition. Softcover. Good. The wraps are slightly shelf rubbed and edge worn. There is a blue pencil inscription on the front end page as well as some age related marks. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 165 pages. The booklet is a bit bent. Please note: Book size 10.5 cm X 12.5 cm. [B.K.]

$38.00

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