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

By His Majesty's Stationery Office

Chancery Lane, [1932-1937 Incl.]: The 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 Withdrawn and sold by Bradford Library, Patents Department, with a stamp-impression to each front cover.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.

$60.73

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

By His Majesty's Stationery Office

Chancery Lane, [1953-1955 Incl.]: The 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 Withdrawn and sold by Bradford Library, Patents Department, with a stamp-impression to each front cover.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.

$26.99

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.)..

$182.18

Railway Rates
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Railway Rates

By Horrocks, Joseph

Manchester & London: John Heywood, 1883 Hardback, 160mm x 252mm tall (6.25" x 10" approx.). 83pp plus tipped-in Erratum slip. Endpapers toned, otherwise almost fine in the original gilt, black & blind-decorated brown cloth-covered boards/gilt title. Loosely inserted are a black-printed blank order form for roller-mounted Railway Rates Tables and a printed introductory letter from the Author to the book and the subject of Railway Rates in particular.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Almost Fine/No d/w. Lge 8vo..

$114.71

Heavy Horses, Breeds and Management. [ Vinton's Live Stock Handbooks No. III ]
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Heavy Horses, Breeds and Management. [ Vinton's Live Stock Handbooks No. III ]

By Biddell, Herman; Douglas, C.I.; Dykes, Thomas; Fleming, Dr. George, &c.&c.

London: Vinton & Company Ltd., 1896 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp (iv), 219 plus 29 plates, a multi-folding Pedigree, and 4pp adverts. Mark from removal of a previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise very good, in the original dark-green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$53.98

Rescue. The Story of the Llandudno Lifeboats from 1861 [ Given on the titlepage as 'The Llandudno Lifeboat 1861-1961' ]
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Rescue. The Story of the Llandudno Lifeboats from 1861 [ Given on the titlepage as 'The Llandudno Lifeboat 1861-1961' ]

By Eames, Aled, M.A. Warden of Neuadd Reichel and Lecturer in Education University College of North Wales, Bangor

Llandudno: Printed by the Llandudno Advertiser, 1961 Uncommon. 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 22pp (including cover inners), with three b/w photographs, two of which are full-page. Covers a little dusty but generally good, in the original blue, pink & black-printed illustrated thin white card covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/N/A. 8vo..

$20.24

Tramway Topics No. 2, Summer 1968 - Extravaganza Special
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Tramway Topics No. 2, Summer 1968 - Extravaganza Special

By Palmer, G.S., A.C.P., Editor

Hadfield, Cheshire: Printed by Hadfield Print Services, 1968 205mm x 255mm tall (8" x 10" approx.). 28pp, incl. covers, illustrated throughtout in b/w photographs. Very good, in the original red & black-printed, illustrated soft covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to..

$11.47

Dean Forest Footplate Memories [signed by Author & three of his colleagues]
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Dean Forest Footplate Memories [signed by Author & three of his colleagues]

By Barnett, Bob

Great Addingon, Kettering: Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 2007 175mm x 240mm tall (7" x 9.5" approx.). 208pp with a frontispiece map; a double-page plan of of the stations and layout at Lydney Junction, and b/w photos throughout [including photographs and short biographies of thirty-eight of the Author's fellow workers at the Railway, three of which have been signed by their subjects]. Very good, in the original photo-illustrated soft-card covers, with the laid-down, colour-printed label "This copy is an Autographed First Edition signed by the Author at The Dean Forest Railway, Norchard, Gloucester, Easter 2007". Inscribed & Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/N/A. Lge 8vo..

$26.99

Caterpillar Tractors 1926-1959. A Short History of Caterpillar Tractors & Combines
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Caterpillar Tractors 1926-1959. A Short History of Caterpillar Tractors & Combines

By Longfoot, Peter J.

Morrisons Farm, Morborne, Peterborough: Peter J. Longfoot, 1993 159mm x 229mm tall (6.25" x 8.25" approx.). 80pp with b/w photographs throughout. Very good, in the original b/w photo-illustrated grey card covers/red titles.. First Edition. Very Good/N/A. 8vo..

$40.49

Ploughing Engines at Work
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Ploughing Engines at Work

By Finch, Barry J.

London: Percival Marshall & Co., Ltd, 1962 Landscape-style booklet of 58pp with 59 [including the front-cover illustration] b/w photo-illustrations [The Introduction is dated October 1961, but the Copyright indicates publication in 1962]. Postage will be reduced for this light item.. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good.

$6.75

Life-boat Design and Development
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Life-boat Design and Development

By Fry, Eric C.

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1975 Hardback, 174mm x 255mm tall (7" x 10" approx.). 128pp with 28 illustrations in b/w and 33 in line. Minor sunning of board top edges, otherwise very good in the original blue boards/gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. First [& Only?] Edition. Very Good/Very Good.

$47.23

The Mercedes-Benz Racing Cars
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The Mercedes-Benz Racing Cars

By Ludvigsen, Karl

Newport Beach, California: Bond/Parkhurst Books, 1971 Hardback, 220mm x 280mm tall (8.5" x 11" approx.). 260pp with photo-illustrations in b/w & colour and some line-drawings. Very good, in the original cream cloth-covered boards/dark-blue titles & with blind-stamped Mercedes logo to the front board. The dust-wrapper, illustrated by Walter Gotschke, is price-clipped but otherwise very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Gotschke, Walter [dust-jacket art]. 4to..

$51.28

The Modern Seven Wonders of the World
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The Modern Seven Wonders of the World

By Kent, Charles

London: George Routledge & Sons, 1890 Hardback, 120mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp xii, 391, with a tissue-guarded photo-frontispiece; title-page engraved vignette, and 119 further illustrations in b/w & line, plus 12pp (un-numbered) Publisher's list of available titles. Light rubs to head & tail of spine and endpaper joints split, otherwise very good, in the original gilt & grey decorated, brown cloth-covered, bevelled-edge boards/gilt titles.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo..

$101.21

Thomas Telford [ with covering letter from Sonia Rolt ]
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Thomas Telford [ with covering letter from Sonia Rolt ]

Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing, 2007 158mm x 236mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xx, 268 + 16 plates with a total of 21 b/w photos. Fine, in the original illustrated thin card covers. TOGETHER WITH, loosely inserted, a two-sided letter handwritten and signed by Tom Rolt's widow, Sonia Rolt, gifting the book to a mutual friend of theirs.. Letter Signed by Author's Widow. First Edition Thus. Fine/N/A.

$60.73

Coloured Views on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. A Facsimile of the original edition published by R. Ackermann in 1831, with an Introduction
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Coloured Views on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. A Facsimile of the original edition published by R. Ackermann in 1831, with an Introduction

By Bury, T.T. [ Thomas Talbot Bury ], Intro, by George Ottley

Oldham: Hugh Broadbent, 1976 Hardback, 285mm x 348mm tall (11" x 13.75" approx.). Pp xii, including a Bibliography and a full-page frontispiece map, + 8pp, plus 13 fine colour plates [including one double-page and two triple-page]. Fine, in the original grey cloth-covered boards/gilt spine titles & front board logo, and with the almost fine and unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper and original slip-case.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Fine/Almost Fine & with Slipcase. Lge 4to..

$26.99

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.

$168.69

Harness Making, with Numerous Engravings and Illustrations

By Hasluck, Paul N. [Editor]

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1904 Hardback 100mm x 172mm tall (4" x 6.75" approx.). 160pp with 197 text figures. Withdrawn and sold from the City of Liverpool Public Libraries, with labels to the endpapers but no internal stamping. Contemporary green cloth library binding with gilt spine title and accession numbers. Internally very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w.

$33.74

Caterpillar Album Number Two [published as No. 3 in the Vintage Machinery Monographs series ]
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Caterpillar Album Number Two [published as No. 3 in the Vintage Machinery Monographs series ]

By Jones, Russell

Perth: Allan T. Condie Publications, 1983 Landscape format, 208mm x 148mm tall (8.25" x 5.75" approx.). 74pp [un-numbered] including cover inners, with a total of 62 b/w photographs. Crease to bottom edge of front cover, otherwise very good, in the original photo-illustrated, soft-card covers. Postage will be reduced for this item.. First Edition. Fair.

$16.19

Steering Problems. A Series of Treatises on the Basic Geometry of Steering Installations [ ie for Cars [
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Steering Problems. A Series of Treatises on the Basic Geometry of Steering Installations [ ie for Cars [

By Automotive Products Company Ltd.

Leamington Spa: Automotive Products Company Ltd., 1952 Postage will be reduced for this item. Hardback, 190mm x 230mm tall (7.5" x 9" approx.). 28pp with 32 illustrations and title-leaf printed in blue & black, with an illustrated advert to the verso. Almost fine, in the original light-grey boards/black cloth spine/blue-on-black title & logo. Undated, but circa 1952, 'Steering Problems' is comprised of a series of informative articles by "an acknowledged authority", from Thompson Steering Rod Assembly advertisements which appeared in 'Automobile Engineer' during 1950 and 1951. Uncommon, no copy being recorded on COPAC. First & Only Edition. Boards. Almost Fine/no d/w. 4to..

$20.24

Nottingham's Tramways

By Groves, Philip, FCIT, General Manager, City of Nottingham Transport from Notes Compiled By the Late Bob Parr

Crich, Matlock: The Tramway Museum Society, 1978 Postage will be reduced for this light item. 166mm x 230mm tall. 34pp with 48 b/w photo illustrations. Very good, in the original colour photograph-illustrated soft card covers. . First Edition. Very Good.

$10.12

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