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Timekeepers. A Science Museum Illustrated Booklet [ Clocks, Watches, Sundials, Sand-glasses
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Timekeepers. A Science Museum Illustrated Booklet [ Clocks, Watches, Sundials, Sand-glasses

By Ward, F.A.B., M.A., P.H.D., F.B.H.I., F.I.N.S.T. P.

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1963 150mm square [ 6" x 6" approx.). 48pp with 20 colour plates. Good, in the original colour-illustrated soft card covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/N/a.

$7.13

Tudor Geography 1485-1583
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Tudor Geography 1485-1583

By Taylor, E.G.R

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1930 Hardback 140mm x 230mm tall (5.5" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 290, plus a frontispiece and 15 further b/w plates and 8pp Publisher's adverts. Withdrawn and sold from Saltley College, Birmingham with label residue to front pastedown, accession numbers to cloth; stamp impressions to endpapers & closed-page edges, and light rubs to cloth corners, otherwise good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/white spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo.

$64.85

Tudor Geography 1485-1583
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Tudor Geography 1485-1583

By Taylor, E.G.R

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1930 Hardback 140mm x 230mm tall (5.5" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 290, plus a frontispiece and 15 further b/w plates and 8pp Publisher's adverts. Light rubs to cloth corners, paper stock lightly toned, and previous owner's neat signature to front pastedown, otherwise good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and rulings.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. 8vo.

$93.67

Marine Navigation Instruments
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Marine Navigation Instruments

By Randier, Jean [translated by John E. Powell]

London: John Murray, 1980 Hardback, 215mm x 280mm tall (8.5" x 11" approx.). 219pp with 244 illustrations in colour, b/w and line. Fine, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine, unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 4to..

$50.44

William Cumming Henley, His Days and Ways. INCLUDING Lantern Lecture 'The Oak and Its Folk' Delivered By W.C. Henley at the Dartmouth Library Society in 1916 or 1917
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William Cumming Henley, His Days and Ways. INCLUDING Lantern Lecture 'The Oak and Its Folk' Delivered By W.C. Henley at the Dartmouth Library Society in 1916 or 1917

By Henley, Ellen Pamela with a Foreword by Ida Walker

Dartmouth: R. Cranford & Son, Ltd, 1953 Hardback, 215mm x 278mm tall (8.5" x 11" approx.). Pp (xxiv), 69 plus a frontispiece and with 30 further b/w photos. Original brown cloth-covered boards/gilt title. Rubs to head & tail and some other marks to binding but internally very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. 4to..

$28.82

Origin and Development of the Microscope as Illustrated by Catalogues of the Instruments and Accessories in the Royal Microscopical Society, together with Bibliographies of Original Authorities, Preceded by an Historical Survey on the Early Progress..
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Origin and Development of the Microscope as Illustrated by Catalogues of the Instruments and Accessories in the Royal Microscopical Society, together with Bibliographies of Original Authorities, Preceded by an Historical Survey on the Early Progress..

By Disney, Alfred N., in collaboration with Cyril F. Hill and Wilfred E. Watson Baker, Editor

20, Hanover Square, London, W.I: The Royal Microscopical Society , 1928 Title concludes: " Early Progress of Optical Science". Hardback, 155mm x 237mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xii, (including Errata), 303, with 30 text figs. plus 30 plates giving a total of 69 b/w photographs. The original blind-ruled, grey cloth-covered boards with gilt spine title are sunned as usual, but the contents are very good. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. Lge 8vo..

$93.67

His Exercises Containing Sixe Treatises
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His Exercises Containing Sixe Treatises

By Blundevile, M [also known as Blundevill or Blundeville ]

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1971 157mm x 233mm tall approx. Produced from the 1594 editions in Cambridge University Library and the W A Engelbrech Collection, with the collation A-Z8, Aa-Xx8, Yy6 + three folding plates. A total of some 700 pages, plates, with the required volvelles, and tables. A few very minor external marks, otherwise fine and bright, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt on dark-blue titles and gilt monogram. Number 361 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile. . First Edition Thus. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$180.13

The Description and Vse of the Sphaere, London 1613 [ie Use of the Sphere ]
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The Description and Vse of the Sphaere, London 1613 [ie Use of the Sphere ]

By Wright, Edward

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1969 Hardback, 155mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp (viii), 104 with a full-page illustration, decorated headpieces and a capital. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of NMU Library with stamp-impressions to the verso of the title-leaf and the closed-page edges. Otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 136 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$57.64

The Marine Chronometer, Its History and Development
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The Marine Chronometer, Its History and Development

By Gould, Lieut-Commander Rupert T., R.N. F.R.G.S.

London: The Holland Press, 1976 Hardback, 150mm x 222mm tall (6" x 9" tall approx.). Pp xvi, 287 with b/w photo frontis. and 39 other b/w photo plates 85 figures on multiple-image plates. Very good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper is sun-faded, but otherwise sound.. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

$72.05

Modern Office Machinery.
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Modern Office Machinery.

By Foster, Leonard F.

London: Gee & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 1929 Title continues: "..Being a practical handbook on the construction, methods of work, etc., of the most modern types of Office Machinery for the use of Principals, Directors, Secretaries, Accountants, Office Managers and others". Hardback 4to. 7.25" x 9.75" tall. Pp xiv, 163 with 111 b/w illustrations. A most comprehensive work detailing the machines to be found in use in offices in the pre-electronic era. Contents include much detail on typewriters, dictating machines, inter-communicating telephones, duplicating machines, addressing machines, calculating machines, accounting machines, sorting and tabulating machines, time recorders, etc. Endpapers lightly spotted and a couple of small oval library stamp impressions to blank areas, otherwise very good in the original blind-ruled, olive green cloth/blind title/gilt spine title.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$180.13

Hints to Travellers Scientific and General, Tenth Edition, Revised and Corrected from the Ninth Edition Edited for the Royal Geographical Society. Vol I. Surveying and Practical Astronomy
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Hints to Travellers Scientific and General, Tenth Edition, Revised and Corrected from the Ninth Edition Edited for the Royal Geographical Society. Vol I. Surveying and Practical Astronomy

By Reeves, E.A., F.R.A.S., F.R.G.S., Map Curator and Instructor to Surveying to the Royal Geographical Society

London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1921 Hardback, 125mm x 175mm tall (5" x 7" approx.). Pp xv, 470 with 99 figures in the text in b/w & line, including a multi-folding plate "Lines of Equal Magnetic Variation, 1920", plus 4 further multi-folding charts in a pocket to the rear board. additionally there are 14pp of illustrated adverts, including the endpapers. Some minor external rubs and a crease to the spine cloth, otherise very good, in the original dark-blue, cloth-covered boards/gilt titles, with Metric & Imperial Rules in gilt to the leading edges of both boards. NOTE. Currently no other copy has been located with all four of the rear pocket enclosures.. Tenth Edition. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$50.44

Early Science in Oxford Vol. VII The Life and Work of Robert Hooke Part II. [ Volume Seven 7 ]

By Gunther, R.T.

London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1968 Hardback, 140mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" tall approx. Pp [viii] + 397- 806 inclusive. with a b/w frontispiece plate, another b/w plate, and over 50 illustrations in line, both in the text and on plate leaves. Fine and unread, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Fine/No d/w [as Issued]. 8vo..

$72.05

Mechanical philosophy, horology, and astronomy : being an exposition of the properties of matter and of their mode of action, the construction of instruments for the measurement of time, and a description of the heavenly Bodies
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Mechanical philosophy, horology, and astronomy : being an exposition of the properties of matter and of their mode of action, the construction of instruments for the measurement of time, and a description of the heavenly Bodies

By Carpenter, W.B., M.D., F.R.S.

London: W. S. Orr & Co., 1844 Hardback, 120mm x 195mm tall (4.75" x 8.75" approx.). Pp vii, 575, with 175 text figs. Some finger-marking to blank margins, otherwise very good, in a later binding of tan cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title & rulings. [Only one copy of this edition recorded in COPAC]. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo..

$40.35

The Life Story of the Late Sir Charles Tilston Bright, Civil Engineer, with which is Incorporated the Story of the Atlantic Cable, and the First Telegraph to India and the Colonies. Volume II
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The Life Story of the Late Sir Charles Tilston Bright, Civil Engineer, with which is Incorporated the Story of the Atlantic Cable, and the First Telegraph to India and the Colonies. Volume II

By Bright, Edward Brailsford & Bright, Charles [ Bright's Brother & Son respectively ]

Westminster: Archibald Constable and Co., 1899 Volume Two only. 145mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" tall approx.). Pp xxi, 701 + 6pp Publisher's adverts., with tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait and 82 other illustrations. Undated, but stated by COPAC to be 1899. Light rubs to edges and corners and a little patchiness and bruising to spine cloth. Otherwise good to very good, in the original red cloth/gilt spine title with, also gilt, the top edges & the heraldic device to front board [ motto: Clarior E Tenebris ]. Rubber stamp impressions to front endpapers "Archibald Constable & Co - File Copy". A very heavy volume, for which some additional postage may be required. First Edition. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. Lge 8vo..

$180.13

GP Girard-Perregaux Millenium Yearbook and Haute Horlogerie [fine luxury watchmaking]. Text in French & English. 2 Vols [ Watch Watches ]
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GP Girard-Perregaux Millenium Yearbook and Haute Horlogerie [fine luxury watchmaking]. Text in French & English. 2 Vols [ Watch Watches ]

By GP Girard-Perregaux

La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland: GP Girard-Perregaux, 2000 Two volumes, hardbacks, each 170mm x 245mm tall (6.5" x 9.75" approx.). Pp 119 & 232 respectively, both volumes being profusely illustrated, mainly with superb colour photos of fine chronograph, calendar, automatic and complicated watches [a few in b/w photo]. Spine to one volume lightly sunned, otherwise both fine, in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt spine titles, with matching slip-case. Text in French and English. [note, as some additional postage may be required for overseas delivery, please ask for confirmation of cheapest option before placing an order].. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Slip-case. Lge 8vo..

$122.49

A Treatise on Weighing Machines: A Guide to the Principles Underlying the Construction of Weighing Instruments. [see description for the rest of the sub-title]
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A Treatise on Weighing Machines: A Guide to the Principles Underlying the Construction of Weighing Instruments. [see description for the rest of the sub-title]

By Owen, George, A., Late Chief Inspector of Weights and Measures for the County Borough of Smethwick, &c.

London: Charles Griffin & Company, Ltd, 1948 Hardback, 160mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 202 plus 5 folding plate leaves, with a total of 175 illustrations and text figs., + 4pp Adverts [some illustrated]. Slight toning of endpapers and a little feint freckling of cloth corners, otherwise almost fine, in the original triple-ruled, red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Sub-title continues "For Merchants, Manufacturers and all Needing Guidance in the Choice of Such Machines, for Inspectors of Weights and Measures, and for Candidates for the Board of Trade Examination, as well as for Designers and Manufacturers of Weighing Appliances".. Second Edition Revised, 3rd Imp.. Cloth. Almost Fine/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$25.94

The Construction of the Balance According to Underlying Scientific Principles and According to Its Special Purpose For Use by Manufacturers of Weighing Instruments, as Also for Technical Colleges and Schools
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The Construction of the Balance According to Underlying Scientific Principles and According to Its Special Purpose For Use by Manufacturers of Weighing Instruments, as Also for Technical Colleges and Schools

By Brauer, Dr. E., Revised by Fr. Lawaczeck, D.E., & Translated by Walter, Henry Charles

London: The Incorporated Society of Inspectors of Weights and Measures, 1909 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xvi, 314 with 466 text illustrations and plates [some folding] + 1p Publisher's advert. Rub to spine head and prelims lightly spotted, otherwise very good, in the original blind-framed, green cloth covered boards/gilt titles.. Third Completely Revised Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$122.49

Measuring and Testing in Science and Technology. An Introduction
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Measuring and Testing in Science and Technology. An Introduction

By Dellow, E.L.

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1970 Hardback, 140mm x 225mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 268pp + 12 plates with a total of 13 b/w photographs and 28 figures in the text. Almost fine, in the original red cloth covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine, unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. 8vo..

$21.62

The Construction of the Balance According to Underlying Scientific Principles and According to Its Special Purpose For Use by Manufacturers of Weighing Instruments, as Also for Technical Colleges and Schools
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The Construction of the Balance According to Underlying Scientific Principles and According to Its Special Purpose For Use by Manufacturers of Weighing Instruments, as Also for Technical Colleges and Schools

By Brauer, Dr. E., Revised by Fr. Lawaczeck, D.E., & Translated by Walter, Henry Charles

London: The Incorporated Society of Inspectors of Weights and Measures, 1909 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xvi, 314 with 466 text illustrations and plates [some folding] + 1p Publisher's advert. Previous owner's neat signature to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original blind-framed, green cloth covered boards/gilt titles.. Third Completely Revised Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$136.90

Old English Bronze Wool-Weights THE AUTHOR's OWN COPY
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Old English Bronze Wool-Weights THE AUTHOR's OWN COPY

By Dent, Major Herbert C., M.B.E., (A.M. Staff, ret.).

Orford Hill, Norwich: H.W. Hunt, 1927 Hardback, 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 32pp + 29 single-sided b/w photo-plates. Pictorial bookplate to front pastedown "May Buxton & Herbert Crowley Dent". Endpapers toned, otherwise almost fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt title. Limited Edition, 200 copies only [this being the un-numbered Author's own copy]. Inscription to the front free endpaper reads "Author's Copy - With kind regards To the President of the Norfolk & Norwich Archaeological Socy. "Johnny Cromer"(?) Herbert Dent - Sept 28: 1927" TOGETHER WITH, loosely inserted, two handwritten letters, one with a sketch and the other signed by Dent and, affixed to the near pastedown, an illustrated article on wool-weights.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo.. Only 200 Copies Printed.

$360.25

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