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Storage and Handling of Petroleum Liquids
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Storage and Handling of Petroleum Liquids

By J R Hughes

London : Charles Griffin, 1987. 3rd. Hardback. Very good/Very good. 668 8vo. Third edition, revised by N.S.Swindells. Black cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, blue pictorial dustjacket. Many illustrations from photographs, as well as foldout charts, diagrams et cetera, 332 pages. Condition notes: Almost as new, with a very little wear to the dustjacket and a neat ownership signature to the front free and paper.

$26.18

Elements of Descriptive Astronomy, A Text-Book
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Elements of Descriptive Astronomy, A Text-Book

By Herbert A Howe

London: George Philip and Son Ltd, 1897. First edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 781 8vo. First publication in Great Britain. Intended "for the use of students who have a fair knowledge of elementary algebra and plane geometry". Ex-school library copy. Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to front board and spine, coloured frontispiece ('Spectra of Different Types') and three other colour plates: Solar Prominences (two) and Lunar Eclipse January 28 1888. Many other illustrations, 340 pages, five fold-out star maps bound in at end. Condition notes: Boards bumped and worn, remnants of library labels to front end papers, foxing to end papers and blank pages before title page, hinge strained across front end papers, some dust soiling to external page edges. Pages clean, bright and unmarked.

$26.18

A Sketch of the Foundation and of the past Fifty Years' Activity Of the Manchester Steam Users' Association for the Prevention of Steam Boiler Explosions and for the Attainment of Economy in the Application of Steam, Together with an Account of the Jubile
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A Sketch of the Foundation and of the past Fifty Years' Activity Of the Manchester Steam Users' Association for the Prevention of Steam Boiler Explosions and for the Attainment of Economy in the Application of Steam, Together with an Account of the Jubile

Manchester, 1905. First edition. Hardback. Good/No jacket. 460 8vo. Red cloth-covered boards, half leather, top edges red tinted, other edges uncut (untrimmed), 97 pages plus list of contents and a fold-out chart detailing the growth in finances of the Association from its foundation in 1854. The activity of this association comprises a significant part of the history of the development of steam technology. There are sections on Experiments on Boilers, The Boiler Explosion Acts, Recent Progress and on Insurance Companies. There Is a Presentation Label to JH Bell Esq. To the front paste down, from the president and committee of the Association. JH Bell is included in the list of those present at the Jubilee Celebration, and is described as Director of Messrs Cochrane and Co (Annan), Boilermakers. Condition notes: Cloth lifting in places from boards, leather rubbed, spine strip chipped at the top. Front board slightly warped. Some age-tanning to the prelims and earlier pages. Hinge strained at title page. The illustrations (portraits) are in very good condition, and protected by tissue guards.

$98.17

The Man in the Helmet

By Desmond Young

London: Cassell, 1963. First edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 435 8vo. A history of the development of underwater diving and those most involved in it. Condition notes: Bumping to the corners of a section of the board and consequent damage to the text block, affecting the margins of pages. Pages clean, binding firm.

$52.36

The Orbs Around Us: A Series of Familiar Essays on the Moon and Planets, Meteors and Comets, The Sun and Coloured Pairs of Suns
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The Orbs Around Us: A Series of Familiar Essays on the Moon and Planets, Meteors and Comets, The Sun and Coloured Pairs of Suns

By Richard A. Proctor

London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1872. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 590 8vo. Calf, gilt decoration, new leather spine strip and end papers. Frontispiece (Chart of Mars- the only plate mentioned in Instructions to the Binders). All edges marbled. School prize label (to Elizabeth Griffiths, Howells School, Llandaff) loose inside. Condition notes: The rebacking has produced a firm, attractive copy.

$39.27

Statistical Methods for Technologists
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Statistical Methods for Technologists

By C.G. Paradine

London: English Universities Press, 1964. Hardback. Good/Poor. 556 8vo. Co-author B.H.P. Rivett. Third printing, with corrections to second edition. Condition notes: Dust jacket very worn and torn, boards rubbed and worn, binding sound and pages clean and unmarked. A sound but unattractive working copy.

$9.16

Radio Valve Manual
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Radio Valve Manual

London: Bernards (Publishers) Ltd. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 99 16mo. American and British valves with working characteristics curves and data, equivalents and alternatives, base wiring diagrams, charts etc. Condition notes: Grubby and worn, but sound.

$13.09

Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Heat Transfer

By S.M. Fraser

London: Heinemann, 1972. Good/Good. 435 8vo. Co-authors R.S. Hill, J.F.T.MacClare and S.D.Probert. Ex-library, with usual stamps, library's transparent protective wrapper (NOT glued to the dust jacket). Volume 3 of the series "Experimentation for Students of Engineering". Condition notes: Apart from library markings to prelims, a clean, sound copy.

$26.18

Industrial Organic Chemistry

By John K. Stille

Prentice-Hall, 1968. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 240 8vo. . Condition notes: A little rubbed and worn, back cover marked, but internally clean and bright.

$6.54

Elementary Nuclear Physics

By W.K. Mansfield

London: Temple Press, 1958. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/Good. 134 8vo. In the series Nuclear Engineering Monographs. Condition notes: A clean, sound copy in a rather worn dust jacket (price-clipped). Previous owner's name to front free end paper.

$19.63

Nuclear Reactor Control and Instrumentation

By J.H. Bowen

London: Temple Press, 1959. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/Good. 164 8vo. In the series Nuclear Engineering Monographs. Co-Author E.F.O.Masters. Condition notes: A clean, sound copy in a rather worn dust jacket (not price-clipped). Previous owner's name to front free end paper.

$26.18

The Elements

By Samuel Ruben

Slough: Foulsham-Sams, 1965. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 234 8vo. First UK edition. With a specially written chapter for the guidance of the English reader by W.Oliver. An attractively laid-out book, with each element being allocated one page. Its vital statistics are laid out in a diagram in the top half of the page and more detailed information given in tabular form in the second half of the page. Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine. Condition notes: A little crinkling to the cloth on the boards, probably a manufacturing fault. A small amount of wear to the covers. Internally, clean, sound and bright.

$19.63

A Handbook of Snow, Principles, Processes, Management and Use

By D.M. Gray

Canada: Pergamon, 1981. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 1288 4to. An ex-library copy, with covers reinforced with clear plastic. Condition notes: Remnants of label, Sellotape and other debris to half title; library stamps to title page. Pages clean, although with occasional pencil annotation, binding still tight and firm. A sound reading/study copy.

$26.18

Drainage and Sanitation, a Practical Exposition of the Conditions Vital to Healthy Buildings, Their Surroundings and Construction, Their Ventilation, Heating, Lighting, Water and Waste Services.

By E.H. Blake

London: Batsford, 1942. 5th or later edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 688 8vo. Sixth edition, revised by W.R.Jenkins. Condition notes: Cover grubby and worn. Internally clean, with binding sound. One or two pencil annotations (including one in coloured pencil). Previous owner's name to front free end paper.

$15.71

Sanitary engineering: A Practical Manual of Town Drainage and Sewage and Refuse Disposal

By Francis Wood

London: Charles Griffin and Company, 1902. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 620 8vo. For sanitary authorities, engineers, inspectors, architects, contractors, and students. With numerous illustrations". An extract from Griffin's publishing catalogue is bound in at the back (86 pages). Chapters include Pressure and Retaining Walls, House Drainage, Trade Refuse and River Pollution, Sludge Disposal and much more. Condition notes: Boards bumped and rubbed, joint between spine strip and back board splitting, internally clean and bright. Foldout diagrams in very good condition, all as called for (although not exactly where specified by the contents listings). Internally, a very nice copy, but externally worn.

$32.72

Lexikon für Photographie und Reproduktionstechnik
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Lexikon für Photographie und Reproduktionstechnik

By Prof. G. H. Emmerich

Wien und Leipzig: A. Hartleben's Verlag, 1910. Hardback. Very Good/None.. 2054 4to. Original binding: half leather, cloth-covered boards, gilt lettering and bands to spine. 944 pages. A most beautiful book; illustrated with line drawings in run of text and with photographs, some fold-out. Condition notes: Boards rubbed and frayed at the edges but overall very good: a book that has been used but most scrupulously so. Photos on request.

$196.34

Elementary Photo-Micrography

By Walter Bagshaw

London: Iliffe and Sons, 1909. 2nd edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 260 8vo. Red boards, gilt titles. With forty-five illustrations by the author. Ex-library (Institute of Water Pollution Control), with library's label to front paste-down and presentation label to front free end paper. Illustrations consist of photographs (eg "eggs of parasite on feather of pheasant") and line drawings of apparatus. Sample content: "How to photograph multiple images through the compound eye of an insect". Six pages of advertisements at the rear. Condition Notes: Boards somewhat worn, especially at corners. Pages clean and bright.

$23.56

The Record of the Royal Society of London for the Promotion of Natural Knowledge

The Royal Society, 1940. 4th edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 1972 4to. Light coloured boards, morocco label. Condition Notes: Boards a little bumped, edge of label rubbed, external page edges grubby. Internally clean; a sound copy.

$32.72

A German-English Technical and Scientific Dictionary

By A. Webel

London: Routledge, 1946. 2nd edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 880 8vo. Reprint of second (1937) edition. Includes a numeric code for each word to be used when composing telegrams. Previous owner's name to front free end paper. Condition Notes: Boards blotchy but binding sound; internally clean.

$15.71

Chemisch-Technisches Lexikon
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Chemisch-Technisches Lexikon

By Dr Josef Bersch

Wien und Leipzig: A. Hartleben's Verlag. Third. Hardback. Very Good/None. 1864 4to. Undated. "Eine Sammlung von mehr als 17.000 Vorschriften und Rezepten". Red boards, half leather- or possibly faux leather- with gilt titles and decoration to spine. 951 pages. Publisher's advertisment to rear- "A. Hartleben's Lexika". Condition notes: Boards slightly rubbed. A little bleeding of page edge colouring to rear end papers and last few pages.

$64.14

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