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The History of Appleby-Frodingham - An Outline

By Walshaw, G.R. & Behrendt, C.A.J.

The Appleby-Frodingham Steel Co. Branch of United Steel Companies Limited, 1950 Hardback, 208mm x 287mm tall (8.25" x 11.25" approx.). Pp x, 172 with text figs. plus a double-page frontispiece & 18 further plates containing a total of 30 b/w photographs; 2 double-page photographs of 272 members of staff and management [with printed transparent overlays naming each individual], and 6 colour-printed maps. The original binding of dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt titles is somewhat damp-marked to the upper tenth, but the book remains very good internally, with the neat signature of another Walshaw to the front free endpaper. The dust-wrapper is unclipped although edge-chipped and age-toned. Limited Ediition, this being No. 104 of 2,000,. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Fair. 4to.. Limited Edition.

$16.98

The Steam Engine in Industry 2 Volume Set. Vol 1 "The Public Services" & Vol 2  "Mining and the Metal Trades"
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The Steam Engine in Industry 2 Volume Set. Vol 1 "The Public Services" & Vol 2 "Mining and the Metal Trades"

By Watkins, George

Ashbourne, Derbyshire: Moorland Publishing Co. Ltd, 1978 Two hardbacked volumes, each 195mm x 253mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). Each having 128pp and illustrated throughout in b/w photo and line. Previous owner inscriptions [to the front free endpaper of vol 2 and similar, 'snowpaqued' out, on the front pastedown of vol 1], otherwise very good, in the original b/w photo-illustrated laminated boards/black titles. Note: both are first editions, published in 1978 & 1979 respectively.. First Edition. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good.

$47.53

The Mechanical Engineering of Collieries - Volumes 1 & 2
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The Mechanical Engineering of Collieries - Volumes 1 & 2

By Percy, C.M., Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers &c.&c. Consulting Engineer

London: Colliery Guardian Co. Ltd., 1892 Two hardbacked volumes, each 155mm x 250mm tall (6" x 9.75" approx.). The Preface in the first volume states, inter alia: "It is convenient and opportune that, simultaneously with this, the Fifth Edition of Volume I, a new edition, the Third of Volume II., thoroughly revised, is placed at the disposal of readers and co-workers in the mining industry at home and abroad.". Volume One: Pp xxviii, 428 with a steel engraved frontispiece and plate leaves [many folding] with 252 illustrations. Volume Two: Pp xviii, 334 with a steel engraved frontispiece and plate leaves [many folding] with 258 illustrations. Between them the two volumes also have a total of 65pp of mining-related advertisements, several of which are also illustrated. Original bindings of gilt & black-decorated brown cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Some rubbing to cloth edges and corners and surface creasing to the lower part of the front board of the second volume. Internally very good. A scarce and important work, these volumes are vastly superior in content to the cheap modern reprints currently available. [Note: Some additional postage might be required for these heavy volumes. Please ask for details of the cheapest available option before placing an order.]. 5th & 3rd Editions, Thoroughly Revised. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/ws. Lge 8vo..

$475.34

Light: Its Properties and Effects
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Light: Its Properties and Effects

By Anon

London: The Religious Tract Society, 1838 Hardback, 110mm x 142mm tall (4.25" x 5.5" approx.). Pp xii, 192 with 26 text figs + an engraved, tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and 15 further tissue-guarded, engraved single-sided plates. [42 illustrations present in all [only 41 are called for, the additional plate being entitled 'Nebulae']. Some foxing, principally to the blank margins of the plate leaves and their associated tissue-guards. Otherwise good, in the original gilt-and-blind decorated cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and front-board logo/all edges gilt. COPAC, which records only four copies of this work, casts no light on the identities of either the Author or the illustrator/s.. First Edition. Gilt decorated Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$54.32

The Caves of North-West Clare, Ireland
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The Caves of North-West Clare, Ireland

By University of Bristol Spelaeological Society, Editor, Tratman, E.K., OBE, MD, MDS, FSA

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1969 Hardback, 160mm x 258mm tall (6.5" x 10" approx.). 256pp + 28 plates with 51 b/w photographs + a multi-folding area map, + 7 multi-folding charts which, together with other illustrations in the text, give a total of 55 charts, surveys maps and diagrams. Contents include a chapter on the place names and their meanings of County Clare, by J.C. Coleman; an Appendix on cave surveying; another on tracing underground water routes, a third with a list of members of the Society; and a fourth with an extensive list of the map references for the caves dealt with, these being followed by a most usefull 16pp bibliography. Very good, in the original green boards/gilt spine title, and with the unclipped but very edge-rubbed b/w photo-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First & Only Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Rubbed D/w. Lge 8vo..

$40.74

Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries
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Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries

By Lucas, A., O.B.E., F.R.I.C., F.S.A.

London: Edward Arnold & Co, 1948 Hardback, 140mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp xi, 570. The third, and best, edition "...largely re-written, re-arranged and much enlarged [with] three additional chapters". Attractive decorative bookplate of J. & U. Brass to the front pastedown, otherwise almost fine, in the original cloth/gilt spine title, and with the lightly rubbed but otherwise sound and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. Third Edition, Revised. Cloth. Almost Fine/Very Good. 8vo..

$47.53

Aerial or Wire Rope-Ways, Their Construction and Management. [ a new and improved work containing (corrected) material from the Author's Earlier Work ' Aerial or Wire-Rope Tramways'] Ropeways
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Aerial or Wire Rope-Ways, Their Construction and Management. [ a new and improved work containing (corrected) material from the Author's Earlier Work ' Aerial or Wire-Rope Tramways'] Ropeways

By Wallis-Tayler, A.J., A.M.I.C.E. [sometimes mis-spelled Wallis-Taylor ]

London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1911 Hardback, 140mm x 224mm tall (5.5" x 9" approx.). Pp viii, 246, with 155 illustrations in b/w and line, + 2pp Adverts with an illustration. Internally good, although the original binding of double blank-ruled maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt titles is stained.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo.

$169.76

The Romance of Invention: Vignettes from the Annals of Industry and Science [ by the Author of "Fortunes Made in Business", "Two Sides of the Atlantic" , Etc.]

By Burnley, James

London: Cassell & Company Limited, 1892 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp viii, 376 + (xvi) Publisher's adverts, with a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and five futher full-page illustrations by Gordon Browne. Handwritten Sunday School Prize inscription to front pastedown and a few minor external rubs, otherwise very good, in the original gilt & colour decorated, green cloth-covered, bevelled-edge boards/gilt titles.. Fifth Thousand. Illus. by Browne, Gordon.

$27.16

The Dalmellington Iron Company - Its Engines and Men
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The Dalmellington Iron Company - Its Engines and Men

By Smith, David L.

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1967 Hardback 145mm x 224mm tall. 256pp + 43 b/w photo illustrations on plates and 19 text figs. Bookplates of one John R. Sewell to pastedowns, otherwise a very good copy, in the original dark-grey boards/gilt spine title, and very slightly edge-chipped but good, photograph-illustrated, dust-wrapper. .

$54.32

James Watt and the Steam Engine. The Memorial Volume Prepared for the Committee of the Watt Centenary Commemoration at Birmingham 1919
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James Watt and the Steam Engine. The Memorial Volume Prepared for the Committee of the Watt Centenary Commemoration at Birmingham 1919

By Dickinson, H.W. & Jenkins, Rhys

London: Encore Editions, 1989 190mm x 250mm (7.5" x 10" approx.). Pp xxiii, 415 with 105 plates, 39 illustrations in the text, 2 maps and a 14 page Bibliography. Fine, in the original black boards/gilt spine title and almost fine, unclipped, photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. A heavy volume which may require some additional postage for an overseas order... Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

$27.16

Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 15, Number 3, December 1988
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Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 15, Number 3, December 1988

By Ford, Dr. T.D., Geology Dept., Leicester University, Editor

The British Cave Research Association, 1988 213mm x 290mm tall (8.5" x 11.5" approx.). Very good in the original b/w photo-illustrated covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to..

$10.86

Gold: Legal Regulations for the Standard of Gold & Silver Wares in Different Countries of the World

By Von Studnitz, Arthur - Mrs. Brewer - Streeter, Edwin, W., F.R.G.S. [see description for full details]

London: Chapman & Hall, 1877 Hardback, 120mm x 195mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 140pp, with chapter head & tail vignettes and decorated capitals; a coloured multi-folding map of the World as frontispiece; a tissue-guarded chromo plate with (1) Nugget of Gold, (2) Scales of Gold, (3) Capillary Silver, (4) Nugget of Platinum, (5) Scales of Platinum & (6) Cinnabar; an Appendix with a text figure and a red & black-printed, 16pp 'Extracts of Press Criticism from all the Best Papers of 1877 on Ed. W. Streeter's 'Precious Stones & Gems'. The work is decribed as being translated and abridged by Mrs Brewer from 'Die Gesetzliche Regelung Des Feingehaltes Von Gold Und-Silber-Waaren' by Arthur Von Studnitz, and with notes and additions by Edwin W. Streeter. Original black & gilt-deorated, tan cloth-covered boards somewhat rubbed, and frontispiece map creased, otherwise good.. Second Edition, Revised & Enlarged.

$74.70

Proceedings of the Ussher Society [ Geology & Geomorphology of Devon & Cornwall ] Volume 6, Parts 1-4 Incl.
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Proceedings of the Ussher Society [ Geology & Geomorphology of Devon & Cornwall ] Volume 6, Parts 1-4 Incl.

By Power, G.M. [Editor] [ Ussher ]

The Ussher Society, 1984 Five volumes [with Index vol). covering 1984 to1987 incl. 562pp, with text-figs. Withdrawn and sold from Keele University library with minimal markings, otherwise very good in the original black-printed, grey soft-card covers. Other volumes are available, please ask for details.. Soft Cover. Very Good/N/A. 4to..

$40.74

Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 20, Number 1, April 1993
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Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 20, Number 1, April 1993

By Ford, Dr.T.D., Editor

The British Cave Research Association, 1993 213mm x 290mm tall (8.5" x 11.5" approx.). Very good in the original b/w photo-illustrated covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to..

$10.86

Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 17, Number 1, April 1990
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Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 17, Number 1, April 1990

By Ford, Dr.T.D., Editor

The British Cave Research Association, 1990 213mm x 290mm tall (8.5" x 11.5" approx.). Label removal mark to front, otherwise very good in the original b/w photo-illustrated covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to..

$9.51

Proceedings of the Ussher Society [ Geology & Geomorphology of Devon & Cornwall ] Volume 5, Parts 1-4 Incl. plus Index
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Proceedings of the Ussher Society [ Geology & Geomorphology of Devon & Cornwall ] Volume 5, Parts 1-4 Incl. plus Index

By Edwards, R.A. [Editor] [ Ussher ]

The Ussher Society, 1980 Five volumes [with Index vol). covering 1980 to1983 incl. 493pp, with text-figs. and a folding map. Withdrawn and sold from Keele University library with minimal markings, otherwise very good in the original black-printed, light-brown soft-card covers. Other volumes are available, please ask for details.. Soft Cover. Very Good/N/A. 4to..

$40.74

A Memoir on British Resources of Refactory Sands for Furnace and Foundry Purposes. Part I (complete in itself)
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A Memoir on British Resources of Refactory Sands for Furnace and Foundry Purposes. Part I (complete in itself)

By Boswell, P.G.H., O.B.E., D.Sc., With Chemical Analyses by H.F. Harwood and A.A. Eldridge

London: Taylor & Francis, 1918 142mm x 216mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp xii, 246 with 23 text-figs. plus 7 single-sided plate leaves with a total of 22 b/w photographs and 2 coloured maps (one double-folding. Recased in light-green card, with the original black-printed thin-card covers preserved; previous owner's inscription to the upper margin of the somewhat dusty title-page, and old sellotape marks to the front cover and final leaf of the Index. Otherwise sound.. First Edition. Fair/no d/w.

$13.58

Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 16, Number 1, April 1989
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Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 16, Number 1, April 1989

By Ford, Dr.T.D., Editor

The British Cave Research Association, 1989 213mm x 290mm tall (8.5" x 11.5" approx.). Very good in the original b/w photo-illustrated covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to..

$10.86

Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 17, Number 2, August 1990
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Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 17, Number 2, August 1990

By Ford, Dr.T.D., Editor

The British Cave Research Association, 1990 213mm x 290mm tall (8.5" x 11.5" approx.). Very good in the original b/w photo-illustrated covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to..

$10.86

Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 16, Number 2, August 1989
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Cave Science. The Transactions of the British Cave Research Association. Volume 16, Number 2, August 1989

By Ford, Dr.T.D., Editor

The British Cave Research Association, 1989 213mm x 290mm tall (8.5" x 11.5" approx.). Very good in the original b/w photo-illustrated covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to..

$10.86

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