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Plastering
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Plastering

By Blackman, E.

London: The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd., 1965 Hardback, 190mm x 255mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.).. Pp x,160 with 90 illustrations in b/w photo & line. Upper small corner of the blank front free endpaper excised, otherwise very good, in the original dark-green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Sm 4to..

$27.03

Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Group XXX CONVEYERS, LIFTS, RAILWAYS, RAILWAY SIGNALS [ Abridgements Group Thirty 30 ] SIX CONSECUTIVE VOLUMES

By PATENT OFFICE

Chancery Lane, [1932-1937 Incl.]: Patent Office , 1932 Please enquire about cheapest mailing options before placing an order. Six volumes, each 188mm x 270mm tall (7.5" x 11.5" approx.), being the Illustrated Abridgements of Specifications for numbers 340,001 to 360,000: 360,001 to 380,000; 3801,000 to 400,000; 400,001 to 420,000; 420,001 to 440,000, and 440,001 to 460,00 inclusive; the numbers of pages varying from between 180 to 225pp per volume and with illustrations throughout. Withdrawn and sold by Bradford Library, Patents Department, with a stamp-impression to each front cover. The first volume has some creasing to the front cover and the upper free corners of the preliminary leaves, but apart from this and a little external dusting, all are very good, in their original black-printed paper covers. [sale of individual vols. may be considered at £25 each, plus postage.]. First Edition. Good.

$60.81

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 Pp xiv + Errata leaf + 185 + Appendix leaf + 4pp Publisher's adverts, with line-drawn illustrations throughout, Withdrawn and sold by Bradford Library, Patents Department, with a stamp-impression to both covers.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..

$27.03

Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Preservation of Food. Part II - A.D. 1856-66 [ Abridgements ]

By PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS

London: The Commissioners of Patents' Sale Branch, 1870 130mm x 188mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp viii, 173 + 40pp. Abridgements of Specifications for inventions in the field of the preserving of foodstuffs. Original black-printed, blue-paper covers chipped, with a small area of loss to the lower free corner of the rear cover, otherwise very good, the contents having remained unopened since publication. Scarce [Part I, which covered the period up to 1855 was published in 1857]. First Edition. Good.

$33.78

Abridgments of Specifications relating to Plating or Coating Metals with Metals - Part I & Part II [ Abridgements ]

By PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS

London 1868 & 1872: Printed by George E. Eyre & William Spottiswoode for the Office of the Commissioners of Patents for Inventions, 1868 Two volumes, each 130mm x 187mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp xx, 199 + 8pp and x, 99 + 16pp Spine papers friable with small loss, otherwise very good and unopened, in the original blue thin card covers/black titles. Part I is the first edition and deals with the period up to 1860, whilst Part II, a second edition, covers the years 1861 to 1866. Overall an uncommon set covering with a period of great Victorian technological advances.. First & Second Editions. Very Good. Sm 8vo.

$33.78

Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Watches, Clocks and Other Timekeepers. Part II - A.D. 1867-1876. [ Abridgements ]

By PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS

London: The Commissioners of Patents' Sale Branch, 1883 130mm x 188mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp viii, 94+ 32pp. Abridgements of Specifications for inventions in the horological field. Leaves browning and friable, with small loss to to lower blank free corners of preliminary leaves. Final leaf detached but present. Original black-printed, blue-paper front cover and spine chipped and rear cover lacking, Overall in poor condition, but a useful working copy of a scarce item.. First Edition Thus. Poor.

$20.27

Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Group XXX CONVEYERS, LIFTS, RAILWAYS, RAILWAY SIGNALS [ Abridgements Group Thirty 30 ] THREE CONSECUTIVE VOLUMES

By PATENT OFFICE

Chancery Lane, [1953-1955 Incl.]: Patent Office, 1953 Please enquire about cheapest mailing options before placing an order. Three volumes, each 190mm x 280mm tall (7.5" x 11" approx.), being the Illustrated Abridgements of Specifications for numbers 600,001 to 620,000: 620,001 to 640,000; 640,001 to 660,000 inclusive; Pp 239; 280 & 320, with illustrations throughout. Withdrawn and sold by Bradford Library, Patents Department, with a stamp-impression to each front cover. All good and, as issued, loose in their original black-printed paper folders. [sale of individual vols. may be considered at £18 each, plus postage.]. First Edition. Good.

$27.03

The Tall Ships Pass. The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail, Embodying Therein the History and Detailed Description of the Finnish Four-Masted Steel Barque "Herzogin Cecilie" SIGNED COPY
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The Tall Ships Pass. The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail, Embodying Therein the History and Detailed Description of the Finnish Four-Masted Steel Barque "Herzogin Cecilie" SIGNED COPY

By Derby, W.L.A. [ with an Introduction by Basil Lubbock ]

London: Jonathan Cape, 1937 Hardback, 195mm x 260mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). 415pp + plus 64 plates containing a total of 96 superb period b/w photographs; a tipped-in Errata slip, and 4 plans [three of which are folding. Contents include 3 Appendices [including a useful Bibliography & a Glossary], an Addendum and a Corrigenda. Presentation inscription, signed in full by the Author to prelim leaf [foolishly struck through with a single pen stroke by a subsequent owner but still clear]. A few minor white paint spots to cloth and spine cloth slightly darkened, otherwise very good in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title/gilt vignette to front board. Some additional postage may be required for overseas mailing.. Inscribed & Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 4to.190mm x 250mm Tall (7.5" x 9.75" Approx.)..

$182.43

Tall Chimney Construction. A Practical Treatise on the Construction of Tall Chimney Shafts, Containing Details of Upwards of Eighty Existing Mill, Enginehouse, Brick Works, Cement Works, and Other Chimneys in England, America and the Continent...
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Tall Chimney Construction. A Practical Treatise on the Construction of Tall Chimney Shafts, Containing Details of Upwards of Eighty Existing Mill, Enginehouse, Brick Works, Cement Works, and Other Chimneys in England, America and the Continent...

By Bancroft, Robert M. & Bancroft, Francis J.

Manchester & Lewes: John Calvert. & Farncombe and Co., 1885 The title continues: "Constructed in Brick, Stone, Iron and Concrete". Hardback, 160mm x 253mm tall (6.5" x 10" approx.). Pp 136pp + 10 plates, with a total of 82 illustrations. Neat signatures of three previous owners to the front free endpaper, and the engraved heraldic bookplate of James Charles Herbert Crosland, motto 'Ultra Pergere', to the front pastedown. [Crosland's signature appears also in the upper blank margins of the Title and Index leaves.] Minor rubs to cloth edges and corners and some light foxing to prelims, otherwise very good, in the original blind-ruled, maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. First & Only Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. Lge 8vo..

$304.04

Wheel Cutting. Practical Notes for Clockmakers
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Wheel Cutting. Practical Notes for Clockmakers

By Isaacs, Eliot,

St. Albans: ChronoS Limited, 1979 210mm x 257mm tall (8.25" x 11.75" approx.). 20 un-numbered pages with 8 text figures containing a total of 13 technical drawings. An apparently cyclostyled document stapled into thin-card covers/black title. First Edition. Good. 4to..

$22.30

The Gold Valuer; Being a Table for Ascertaining the Value of Gold, as Naturally Produced or Artificially Amalgamated, with a Familiar Explanation of the Art of Assaying Gold and Silver or, the Mode of Ascertaining the Proportion of Pure Gold in Any ...
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The Gold Valuer; Being a Table for Ascertaining the Value of Gold, as Naturally Produced or Artificially Amalgamated, with a Familiar Explanation of the Art of Assaying Gold and Silver or, the Mode of Ascertaining the Proportion of Pure Gold in Any ...

By Watherston, James H., Goldsmith of London

London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1852 TITLE CONTINUES: "..Quantity of Metal". Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 64pp. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Liverpool Public Libraries, with two internal circular stamp-impressions, an accession label to the rear pastedown and a blind-stamp impression to the rear board., Contemporary pink cloth library binding/gilt spine title, somewhat rubbed to spine edges. Internally good.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$47.30

The Industrial History of Dean, with an Introduction to Its Industrial Archaeology
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The Industrial History of Dean, with an Introduction to Its Industrial Archaeology

By Hart, Cyril, Senior Verderer

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1971 Hardback, 160mm x 250mm tall (6.5" x 10" approx.). Pp xxviii, 466, with 26 text figs. and 39 maps, + 64 plates with a total of 141 b/w photos. Previous owner inscription to front free endpaper. Very good, in the original green boards/gilt spine title, and with the edge-rubbed but otherwise good and unclipped, photo-illustrated dust-wrapper . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Fair. Lge 8vo..

$60.81

The Woodworker. A Practical Journal of Woodworking in All Its Branches Vol 1 No.1, Oct 1902 to Vol.1 No. 12, Sept. 1902
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The Woodworker. A Practical Journal of Woodworking in All Its Branches Vol 1 No.1, Oct 1902 to Vol.1 No. 12, Sept. 1902

By Marshall, Percival, A.I.Mech.E [Editor]

Watford, Herts.: Argus Books Ltd., 1976 Hardback, 1185mm x 248mm tall (7.5" x 9.75" approx.).Pp 276, illustrated throughout in engravings and line. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper, otherwise fine, in the original brown boards/black titles.. First Edition Thus. Boards. Almost Fine.

$13.51

The Advance Knife Makers Manual
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The Advance Knife Makers Manual

By Hoffman, Harold

Privately Published, 2000 -210mm x 285mm tall (8.25" x 11.25" approx.). Pp 277, with illustrations in b/w & line. Light crease to spine foot, otherwise very good in the original cream soft-card covers/light-brown titles. Apparently uncommon.. First Edition. Card. Very Good. Lge 4to..

$101.35

Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction. The 14th Century
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Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction. The 14th Century

By Price, Brian R.

Boulder, Colorado: Paladin Press, 2000 Hardback, 220mm x 290mm tall (8.25" x 11.25" approx) Pp xviii, 508 with profuse illustrations in b/w photo and line. Almost fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine, unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Please note that some additional postage will be required for overseas posting.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. Sm Folio.

$371.61

British Bayonet Letters Patent 1721-1961
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British Bayonet Letters Patent 1721-1961

By Evans, R.D.C., B.Sc. SIGNED

Baildon, Shipley, Yorkshire: Privately Published, 1991 Hardback, 170mm x 237mm tall (6.5"" x 9.25" tall approx.). Pp 332, vii [appendix & bibliography] with illustrations in b/w & line. Almost fine, in the original black & white illustrated light-blue laminated boards. [no dust-wrapper was ever issued with this book] SIGNED by the Author on the title-page. Signed by Author. First & Only Edition. Boards. Fine.

$33.78

The Sheffield Knife Book. A History and Collector's Guide SIGNED BY AUTHOR
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The Sheffield Knife Book. A History and Collector's Guide SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By Tweedale, Geoffrey

Sheffield: The Hallamshire Press, 1996 Hardback, 195mm x 265mm tall (7.75" x 10.5" approx.). 320pp with a colour-photo frontispiece plate and illustrated throughout in b/w and colour. Almost fine, in the original red & black-printed, colour-photo-illustrated, white laminated boards/red titles/illustrated endpapers. Signed on the title-page by the Author. [As this volume weight over 1,200g before packing, some additional postage may be required for delivery outside the UK.]. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Laminated Boards. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 4to.

$222.96

Bookbinding for Beginners
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Bookbinding for Beginners

By Kay, J.

London: Cassell and Company Limited 132mm x 200mm tall (5.25" x 8" approx.). Respectively 48pp illustrated throughout in line. Some Education Committeee stamp impressions but no other internal signs of use, otherwise very good in the original black-printed red cloth-covered thin card. Fiftieth Thousand. Good. Sm 8vo.

$6.76

Screw Threads and Twist Drills
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Screw Threads and Twist Drills

By Duplex

London: Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd, 1954 London: Percival Marshall & Co Ltd, 1954 125mm x 185mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp (viii), 88 with 47 text figs. Original laminated thin card covers creased and furling, and contents showing browning to margins throughout. Apparently an uncommon survivor and, in spite of its unpreposessing appearance, still useful as a reference copy.. Revised & Reprinted. Soft Cover. Poor/N/A. . Revised & Reprinted Edition.

$16.89

Marking-Out Practice for Mechanics
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Marking-Out Practice for Mechanics

By Bradley, Ian & Hallows, Norman F.

London: Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd, 1948 125mm x 183mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp (vi), 116, with 94 text figs. including a fold-out plate. Original illustrated paper-covered boards rubbed & faded with spine paper mostly lacking. Internally, paper stock browning, mainly to margins, but otherwise sound.. First Edition. Hardback.

$4.73

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