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ACCESSIBLE HOUSING Quality, Disability and Design

By Imrie Rob

Routledge, London, 2006. The text considers the role and significance of house builders in influencing the design and construction of accessible housing that can meet the needs of disabled people. Its primary focus is the speculative house building process and the construction of private dwellings. The book describes and evaluates the socio institutional political and technical relations that underpin the design and construction of housing. . Book Weighs Over 500 Gms. 1st UK. Card Cover. Excellent. 25 Cm.


Hydrographic Surveying for Development and Conservancy

By Margrett, Lieut-Cmdr A.D.

London: Kelvin and Hughes Marine An explanation on the process of hydrographic survey work with an introduction by Vice-Admiral Day (Hydrographer of the Navy). The book has numerous tables, charts & diagrams with pocket at rear holding a folded map. The book has card covers but may have also had a paper dj as what appears to be the inside flap strip is in the pocket also. K&H publication M274. Lt-Cmdr Margrett retired in 1967.. Card Cover. Very Good/Good. 27cm.


Timber-Framed Buildings of England

By Brown, RJ

UK: Robert Hale, 1986. England has a magnificent heritage of timber-framed buildings, the oldest dating from the thirteenth century. Highly prized today, an increasing number have been lovingly restored to their original condition. The majority of these buildings are houses and cottages, but timber was widely used in all types of buildings including churches, guild-halls, town halls, inns, shops, farm and industrial buildings, and many others. All of these are detailed and profusely illustrated with the author's own delightful pen-and-ink drawings. He also shows how these intricate structures were assembled and identifies the regional characteristics and architectural features which represent an integral part of the history and charm of these fine old buildings. 368 crisp white pp & close to a kilo for post.. Hardcover. Excellent/Very Good. 24 Cm.



By Wright, Patrick

UK: Faber & Faber, London, 2000. More than a conventional work of military history, Tank investigates the enduring symbolism of this icon of brutality and its exploitation as a social and political tool. In this book Wright examines the cultural history of the wartime juggernaut that changed ground warfare forever, Patrick Wright takes us through war zones and battlefields-from the tank's infancy in the First World War and the Russian Revolution through World War II, the Six Day War, and the Gulf War. 499 crisp pp, photo section amidships, just too far over the 500g so why not add a second book & use up that post.. Softcover. Very Good/None issued. 22.5cm.


Frank Lloyd Wright A Biography

By Secrest, Meryle

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. Meryle Secrest's Frank Lloyd Wright: A Biography focuses on Wright's family history, personal adventures, and colorful friends and family. Secrest had unprecedented access to an archive of over one hundred thousand of Wright's letters, photographs, drawings, and books. She also interviewed surviving devotees, students, and relatives. The result is an explicit portrait of both the genius architect and the provocative con-man. 635pp with extensive index & ref notes, just over a kilo packed for post. reviews >>> The book that made me begin to hate Frank Lloyd Wright (horrible person; brilliant architect) and >>> This was what I think a biography should be - objective and extremely detailed.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 24cm.


Dorothy Elizabeth : Building a Traditional Wooden Schooner

By Duncan, Roger F

NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 200. From the dust jacket: "This is the story of Dorothy Elizabeth, a 28-foot schooner. Particularly, it is the story of why to build a traditional wooden sailing vessel that relies on age-old methods and materials, yet also embraces newfangled technologies. But mostly it is the story of the people--the score of craftsmen and craftswomen, friends, and family--who give their skill, advice, support, and time to turn Dorothy Elizabeth from an idea into a graceful, seaworthy reality. You will meet Ralph Stanley of Southwest Harbor, Maine, one of the world's great designers and builders of traditional wooden boats, and a disarmingly plainspoken master craftsmen in the maritime Maine tradition. You will meet Mary Chandler Duncan, a poet and the author's wife, soul mate, and first mate. You will meet Nat Wilson, sail maker, who took time out from building topsails for the USS Constitution to build sails for Dorothy Elizabeth. You will meet Frank Luke, neighbor, boatyard owner, all-around helper, and the man who launched Dorothy Elizabeth. And you will meet many other singular people up and down the coast from Portland, Maine, to Lunnenberg, Nova Scotia and beyond, drawn together by the building of a boat. 240 pages, slight mark on dj. Hardcover. Excellent/Good. 22cm.


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By Massey B.S.

Chapman and Hall, 1994. Very Good condition. "The sixth edition of this standard work, like its predecessors, presents the basic principles of the mechanics of fluids and the assumptions on which they rest. It provides material on this subject needed for an honours degree course in civil or mechanical engineering and meets the main requirements of undergraduate courses in aeronautical and chemical engineering. Fundamental concepts are illustrated by simple applications of the theory to engineering problems of general interest.". Sixth Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



By Friedlander Susan

North Holland Publishing, 1980. Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Clean compressed page edge. Clean diagrams and workings. No.41 in the North-Holland Mathematics Studies series. "This work is based on a series of lectures given to graduate students...It is intended to provide a framework for such a course given primarily to graduate students in applied mathematics, as well as to be a useful supplementary text for students of oceanography, meteorology, and engineering".. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



By Jackson J B.Sc

Butterworths Scientific Publications, 1951. Inscription on inside front cover and dustjacket. Clean, green boards. Unclipped dustjacket has four small tears and is yellowed. Pale foxing on inside front cover. Clean pages and tight binding. "This handbook, the result of systematic research and practical experience at the plants of Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., has been designed to assist the non-specialist student of chemical engineering to understanding water-cooling towers of the mechanical-draught type which are found on industrial plants of many kinds". First Edition. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


EUROTUNNEL; An Illustrated History of the Channel Tunnel Scheme

By Haining Peter

New English Library, England, 1973. Well researched and presented by Peter Haining, this illustrated history of the Channel Tunnel Scheme follows the scheme from its original conception to its completion, and includes historical b/w phootographs and lithographs.. First Edition. Pictorial Hard Cover. Good/None issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


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By Cadbury Deborah

Harper, London, 2004. Soft cover with remainder mark on lower compressed page margin, slight crease to front cover.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.