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Deep Sea Trawling and Wing Trawling
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Deep Sea Trawling and Wing Trawling

By Garner, John, with Alan Glanville, Alan Graham and Mr. D. Love

Port Glasgow, Scotland: The Gourock Ropework Co. Ltd., 1963 Hardback, 140mm x 228mm tall (5.5" x 9" approx.). Pp ii, 106, with a multi-folding frontispiece plate, 8 further folding & multi-folding plates [some printed in colours] and dozens of futher illustrations, both in b/w photo and line, plus + 3pp adverts. Lower free corner excised from front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original grey rexine-covered boards/gilt titles. Revised Edition, Reprint. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 8vo..

$21.59

The Use of the Two Mathematicall Instruments, the Crosse Staffe & the Iacobs Staffe [ ie Mathematical, Cross Staff & Jacobs Staff ] 1595 & 1596
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The Use of the Two Mathematicall Instruments, the Crosse Staffe & the Iacobs Staffe [ ie Mathematical, Cross Staff & Jacobs Staff ] 1595 & 1596

By Hood, Thomas

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1972 Hardback, 155mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Unpaginated, but 40pp including two title-pages with vignettes. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of the Science Library, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, with a couple of neat stamp impressions and a blank patch obscuring the accession no. to the front board. Sepia illustrated book-plate to the front pastedown, indicating the volume's provenance as part of the Dorothy and Henry Jacobus endowment of 1959. Otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 468 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$43.19

The Arte of Shooting in Great Ordnance
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The Arte of Shooting in Great Ordnance

By Bourne, William

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 (xv), 94, (ii), with a title-page vignette, decorated capitals and several text-figs. Withdrawn from, and sold by, The University of Delaware Library, with a couple of neat stamp impression, inked-out impressions to the closed-page edges, and a plain label over the front board accession number. Spine lightly sunned, otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 117 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$50.39

The Foure Bookes of Martiall Policye [ ie Four Books of Martial Policy  London 1572
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The Foure Bookes of Martiall Policye [ ie Four Books of Martial Policy London 1572

By Renatus, Flauvus Vegetius

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1968 Hardback, 155mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Unpaginated [approx. 170pp with decorated head & tail pieces, decorated capitals, an illustrated title-page and 7 woodcuts of siege-engines &c. (6 full-page). Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Fairleigh Dickinson Library, with stamp impressions to prelims and closed-page edges & a blank patch obscuring the accession number to spine. Some sunning to cloth, otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 41 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$69.10

A History of the North Wales Slate Industry
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A History of the North Wales Slate Industry

By Lindsay, Jean

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1974 Hardback, 145mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 376pp, with 31 b/w photo illustrations and a map. Fine, in the original black boards/gilt spine title and with the fine, unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First & Only Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$50.39

Chains on the River. The Thames Embankments and the Construction of Nature.
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Chains on the River. The Thames Embankments and the Construction of Nature.

By Oliver, Stuart

Twickenham: Stuart Oliver, 2002 148mm x 210mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). Pp (ii), 101, with a b/w photo frontispice plate. Fine, in the original black-printed, photo-illustrated, white card covers. Published as No. 31 in the "Historical Geography Research Series". First Edition. Photo-illustrated Card Covers. Fine/N/A. 8vo..

$17.28

Tools for the Job. A History of Machine Tools to 1950.
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Tools for the Job. A History of Machine Tools to 1950.

By Rolt, L.T.C. [ Tom Rolt ]

London: H.M.S.O., 1986 6" x 8.5" tall. 274pp with 103 illustrations in b/w & line. Fine and unread, in the original, colour-photo illustrated card covers. [Note - this revised edition was never produced in hardback].. Revised Edition & First Thus. Softcover. Fine.

$21.59

City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10
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City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10

By Masters, Betty R. + Francis, A. David + Stern, Walter M. + Bergeron, David M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1966 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). Pp (ii), 425-482 incl. plus 2 full-page b/w plates. Contents: (1) "City Officers II: The Secondary"; (2) "Count Wratislaw and the Lord Mayor's Show, 1702"; (3) "Control v. Freedom in Leather Production from the Early Seventeenth to the Early Nineteenth Century"; (4) "Jack Straw in Drama and Pageant", plus "CalamIties, Wonders and Topics of the Town 1603-1902 - some items of popular taste as reflected in a list of the items in Guildhall Library. This section includes the 3 full-page plates, these being entitled "The Infallible Astrologer", "A short narrative of an extraordinary delivery of rabbets (sic)", and "The Dreadful Death of Robert Hawes". "Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label, a single circular stamp-impression and a tiny chip to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$18.00

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.

$179.95

The Origin and History of the English Horse-shoe

By Murray, R.W., F.R.C.S.

Gloucester: Printed for the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club by John Jennings, 1928 165mm x 280mm tall (6.5" x 10.25" approx.), Contained in Vol XXIII of the Club's Proceedings and comprising pages 79 to 105 incl. plus 4 single-sided plate leaves containing a total of 33 illustrations in b/w photo or line. Fine and partially unopened. This learned article is only one of ten contained, the whole volume having pp vii, 124 with further b/w photo plates, some tissue-guarded, plus a folding plan, printed in red & black, of Roman Caerleon. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume has only one stamp impression and is otherwise almost fine, in the original black-printed, thin card covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$43.19

Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
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Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]

By Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A.

Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Prelims lightly foxed, otherise very good, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title & colour illustrated dust-wrapper.. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$21.59

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..

$179.95

Electric Lighting: Its Present Position and Future Prospects. With Original Illustrations
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Electric Lighting: Its Present Position and Future Prospects. With Original Illustrations

By Hammond & Co.

London: Whitehead, Morris & Lowe, 1888 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 98pp, with black-printed head & tail-pieces and decorated capitals, each page being framed in red, with 25 text figures many of which are multi-image. Original thin grey paper covers/black title & rulings lacking spine and somewhat edge-chipped, but internally very good. A most uncommon survival, with only four examples being recorded on COPAC.. First Edition. Paper Covers. Fair. 8vo..

$136.76

Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
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Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]

By Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A.

Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Fine, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title & colour illustrated dust-wrapper.. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo..

$28.79

Clockmaking for the Amateur, Making a Chiming Grandfather Clock. [ originally published as The Musical Clock ]
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Clockmaking for the Amateur, Making a Chiming Grandfather Clock. [ originally published as The Musical Clock ]

By Reeve, Claude B.

Watford, Herts.: Model & Allied Publications. Argus Books Limited, 1980 153mm x 240mm tall (6" x 9.5" approx.). Pp (viii), 125, with a frontispiece plate and 59 further illustrations in b/w & line. Light rubs to spine edges, otherwise very good, in the original colour-illustrated thin card covers. First Edition Thus. Card Covers. Very Good. Lge 8vo..

$28.79

The Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley & Dukinfield Tramways and Electricity Board. Souvenir of the Opening of the Scheme, May, 1904
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The Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley & Dukinfield Tramways and Electricity Board. Souvenir of the Opening of the Scheme, May, 1904

By Stalybridge Historical Society

Broxbourne, Herts.: The Light Rail Transit Association, 1980 215mm x 315mm tall (8.5" x 12.25" approx.). 12pp with 22 b/w photographs, 14 text figs. and a map. A few minor external marks, otherwise good, in the original black soft card covers/gilt title. Reprint. Soft Cover. Good. Sm Folio.

$12.24

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..

$122.37

A Treatise on Paper, with an Outline of Its Manufacture, Complete Tables of Sizes, Etc., for Printers and Stationers
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A Treatise on Paper, with an Outline of Its Manufacture, Complete Tables of Sizes, Etc., for Printers and Stationers

By Parkinson, Richard

Clitheroe & London: R. Parkinson and Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1894 Hardback, 140mm x 225mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 147pp + 14pp adverts, some with illustrations, PLUS 16pp of various actual paper samples ranging from Cartridge to Hand-made and from Cream Wove to Japanese Copying Paper. Foxing to prelims and closed-page edges and margins, and more heavily so to the paper samples. Rubs to head & tail of spine, otherwise good, in the original blind-decorated, olive-green cloth-covered boards/gilt title. A presentation copy, from Bertrams Limited, signed on behalf of the Company on the front free endpaper, and with their details in gilt to the back board. Scarce [The Edinburgh engineers Bertrams were makers of paper-making machinery.. Signed with the Compliments of Bertrams. Third Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo.

$107.97

Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Class 27. Coin-Feed Apparatus and the Like. Period A.D. 1897-1900
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Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Class 27. Coin-Feed Apparatus and the Like. Period A.D. 1897-1900

By PATENT OFFICE

London: Patent Office, 1902 185mm x 270mm tall (7.25" x 10.5" approx.). Pp xiv + Errata leaf + 185 + Appendix leaf + 4pp Publisher's adverts, with line-drawn illustrations throughout, Withdrawn and sold by Bradford Library, Patents Department, with a stamp-impression to both covers. Slight chip to spine foot, otherwise very good in the original black-printed paper folders. Coin-operated mechanisms for a wide range of applications.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to..

$43.19

Salter. The Story of a Family Firm 1760-1960
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Salter. The Story of a Family Firm 1760-1960

By Bache, Mary

West Bromwich: Geo. Salter & Co. Limited, 1960 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 95pp, with a double-page Family Tree, plus a frontispiece and 14 further plates giving a total of 33 b/w photos. Fine, in the original dark-green rexine-covered boards/dulled gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Sm 8vo.

$25.91

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