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Swagelok Tube Fitting and Installation Manual


Ohio: Crawford Fitting Company, 1985 dust jacket torn with loss along backstrip, book tidy, 226pp illustrated with diagrams etc . reprint. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.


Safe Load Tables 1950 ( Based on B. S. 449-1948)

By BRITISH Constructional Steelwork Association

Stoke-on-Trent: Shelton Iron Steel and Coal Company Limited, 1950 small crease bottom corner of front cover, clean copy except rubber stamp to first two pages, 384pp. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.


The Home Built Dynamo, dynamo design and construction with ceramic magnets
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The Home Built Dynamo, dynamo design and construction with ceramic magnets

By FORBES Alfred T

Auckland: Todd-Forbes, 1987 new book, 'Dynamo design and construction wth ceramic magnets an original modular design based on practical experience...a picture diary of a step-by-step construction of a low speed generator and how it has been put to use.' with over 300 illustrations, photographs, working drawings, schematics of electrical systems and tables of test results. 182pp large 4to (12" tall) printed on gloss sized paper. Dynamo can be produced in any well equipped home workshop and yeilds 12v-36v at 1000watts-28 amps and 36v at 740 RPM. No soldering or welding is required, no foundry work or brushes to wear out. Amazingly enough the designer built all gear shown in the book with hand tools or hand powered machines as he had no power tools available!. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.


Frank Lloyd Wright, An Autobiography

By WRIGHT Frank Lloyd

New York: Horizon Press, 1977 (1500 gram rate) very tidy, unclipped dust jacket, shows minor handling, 620pp + plates. some light dust soiling to closed edges etc . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.


Praha Ve Fotografii / Prague En Images / Prague in Photographs


Praha: Orbis, 1950 ( 2kg rate so double standard cost) cloth spine with papered boards bearing the Seal of the City of Prague, some minor age soiling and light bumping to edges of boards, book is tidy, unclipped dust jacket has edge wear with some short edge tears or small chips, 208 full page sepia toned photographic images of Prague architecture by Karel Plicka, includes introduction in Czech, Russian, French, and English, as well as the captions and index . First Edition. Quarter cloth. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Karel Plicka. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


A Manual of Technical Plumbing and Sanitary Science

By BENNETT S. Barlow

London: Batsford sixth edition revised and enlarged, post 1925 but undated, red cloth with rubbing wear to spine ends, handling soiled, name to paste down and fep, 290pp, one leaf detached, rear hinge opened, well illustrated, includes methods of ventilating the home, plumbing waste pipe maps, tin / lead roofing, many useful techniques. Revised and Enlarged. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.


Habitat Catalogue 1976
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Habitat Catalogue 1976

By CONRAN Terence

London: Conran Associates, 1976 (500 gram rate) includes slipped in 'Vivaldi' settee brochure ( folds out to A2 size), catalogue for home furnishings, perfect bound magazine style, 112pp + intact order form, full colour throughout, light handling wear to covers. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. Magazine.


Portland Cement


London: Concrete publications limited, 1934 (1500 gram rate) navy cloth light chip or fray at joint ends, small name to fep, rubbed corner tips, x 435pp includes 35pp of full page adverts at rear with photo-gravure adverts of machinery etc, book has very mild foxing to prelims, quite tidy, heavy so excess shipping, many photo-gravures and diagrams in the text, hsitory and survey of Portland Cement. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.


Old Watermills and Windmills

By HOPKINS R. Thurston

London: Philip Allan undated assumed first edition, pale cream buckram with slight discolouration, engravings by Arthur Beckett, browned feps, 245pp + photographic plates, British water and wind mills, circa 1930s. First Edition. Buckram. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Arthur Beckett. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.


An Introduction to Modern Architecture


Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1940 (200 gram rate) aged paper stock, light edge chipping and minor dust soiling to the unclipped dust jacket, 126pp +2pp adverts + plates also includes slipped in 4pp booklet 'The Writer's News' Pelican first edition A61. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/Very Good. 16mo - over 5? - 6? tall.


Understanding the Modern World; Your Local Buildings, a Handbook for the Local Survey

By HARSTON Kathleen & Elizabeth Davis

London: George Allen Unwin, 1950 (500 grams) minor age wear, small black marker pen price at left bottom corner of front cover, this blends into the black mortar line on the brick wall design so not conspicuous, 48pp, stapled wrappers, illustrated in line throughout, good amount of text, historical look at British architecture, intended for young adults. Second Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. Landscape 12mo.


Deutsche Fachwerkbauten ( Die Blauen Bucher )

By PHLEPS Hermann

Karl Robert Langewiesche Verlag, 1959 "Dies blaue buch gibt in ausgesucht schonen bildern einen Uberblick uber die stadtischen Fachwerkbauten in Deutschland und in den einfuhrenden und die bilder begleitenden Texten einen Einblick in die Entwicklung der verschiedenen Bauweisen" 112pp Goethe Society Prize Plate to fep. Soft Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.


Piano Playing Mechanisms

By WHITE William Braid

New York: Edward Lyman Bill, 1925 (500 grams) two tone cloth boards, slightly rubbed to joints, some foxing, otherise tidy copy of scarce title, 240pp with diagrams throughout, fore edge of lower board discoloured, "Being a treatise on the design and construction of the pneumatic action of the player-piano and of the reproducing piano" 52 illustrations. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.


Sailing to Byzantium, an Architectural Companion


London: Murray, 1969 unclipped DW rubbed to edges with some chipping to the lamination, single name to fep, 184pp, a tour of the eastern Mediterranean focusing on the architecture, illustrated by the author in line, short tear down from top edge of rear DW panel. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Osbert Lancaster. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.


Order in Space a Design Sourcebook
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Order in Space a Design Sourcebook


London: Thames & Hudson, 1987 plastic comb spiral bound (lacks one tooth), blue stiff paper/ card wrappers, 120pp with large folding diagram/ charts, in tradition of Buckminster Fuller author looks at architectural and design properties of geometrical solids and shapes. reprint. Spiral bound wrappers. Very Good/No Jacket. Landscape12mo.


The Seven Lamps of Architecture


London: George Allen, 1898 seventh edition in small form, cloth lightly rubbed to joints, top edge gilt, light foxing and soiling to the prelims, light foxing throughout but mainly to the margins, xix 444pp, all 14 plates present with their tissue guards intact. reprint. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by John Ruskin. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.


Metalworking for Schools, Colleges and Home Craftsman


London: Mills and Boon, 1967 unclipped DW has some insect damage to top edge of front panel, , former owner stamp to fep, clean used copy, 288pp with diagrams etc, covers Blacksmithing Metalworking, Silversmithing, Lathe Work etc. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.


CAPITAL CUTTERS Cutter and Reamer Catalogue Reference No MC/H53/7M

By BALFOUR. Arthur Balfour & Co Ltd

Sheffield: Arthur Balfour & Co Ltd quarter cloth with decorative papered boards with a raised relief design of a cutting wheel, light rubbing to edges, parts catalogue, nicely produced on glazed paper stock with monotone illustrations of the parts etc, 162pp. First Thus. Decorative Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.


Fleming Brothers' ( Structural Engineers Ltd ) Handbook


Glasgow: Fleming Brothers, 1955 near fine, backstrip slightly sunned, owner stamps to feps and top and bottom closed edges, card in pocket at rear, maroon limp cloth with gilt titling and monogram, rounded corners to covers and rounded edges to pages, marker ribbon, xiv 647pp + 24 B&W plates of constructions etc at rear, nice clean tidy handbook of structural tables and equations etc for engineering, assumed first issue, 1955. Facsimile. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.


Hindu India from Khajuraho to the Temple City of Madurai
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Hindu India from Khajuraho to the Temple City of Madurai


Koln: Taschen, 1998 (2kg rate) near fine, DW small split at tail of front fore edge fold taped, 237pp well illustrated in colour photography, part of the Taschen's World Architechture series, HEAVY WILL INCUR EXCESS POSTAGE CHARGE. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


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