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James Brindley Engineer 1716-1772

by Boucher,Cyril T.G.

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Fine
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First Edition
Published
1968
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Hardcover
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Norwich: Goose and Son Publishers. This is a Fine Copy of this book in publisher's brown coloured boards with gilt title lettering to spine in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-wrapper.Price clipped.There are NO previous owner's names or inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.Lovely clean… Read more
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Richard F Burton His Early,Private and Public Life An Account of His Travels and Explorations

by Hitchman,Francis

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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
Published
1887
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Hardcover
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London: Sampson,Low,Marston,Searle & Rivington. Two Volume set in Black cloth boards with gilt title lettering to spines and upper covers.With red lined borders to top and bottom and there is printer's inprint stamped in blind to the centre of the rear covers.Graded Very Good Copies,light wear to corners,with black matt endpapers in very good order.There are NO previous owner's names… Read more
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Burton Traveller,Poet,Soldier,Diplomat

by Farwell,Byron

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Used - Very Good+
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Very Good+
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First Edition
Published
1963
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Hardcover
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London: Longmans. This is a Very Good + Copy of this book in publisher's light tan cloth boards with gilt title lettering to spine in a Very Good + Dust-Jacket.Not price clipped.This copy has NO previous owner's names or inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.Contents remain clean internally.The Dust-wrapper comes well protected in a removable… Read more
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The Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel Civil Engineer

by Brunel,Isambard

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First Edition
Published
1870
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Hardcover
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London: Longmans,Green and Co. This is a Very Good + Copy of this book in publisher's brown.This copy has NO previous owner's names or inscriptions present.Great copy for the collector with 5 wonderful plates of among them Clifton Suspension Bridge and The Royal Albert Bridge at Saltash.There are also some 22 smaller woodcut drawings wrapped in and around the text.The… Read more
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Sir Aurel Strein Archaeological Explorer

by Mirsky,Jeannette

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Published
1977
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0226531767
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Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. This is a Very Good + Copy of this book in publisher's light tan coloured cloth boards with gilt title lettering to spine in a Very Good + Dust-Jacket.Not price clipped.This copy has NO previous owner's names or inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.The Dust-wrapper comes well protected… Read more
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My Kenya Days

by Thesiger,Wilfred

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1994
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
000255268x
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London: Harper Collins. This is a Fine Copy of this book in blue cloth with gilt title lettering to spine in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer extremities of the Dust-Wrapper.The book has one previous owner's name to the front endpaper.Not price clipped.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness,contents remain… Read more
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The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition 1886-1890

by Smith,Iain R.

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Used - Fine
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Fine
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First Edition
Published
1972
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Hardcover
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London: Oxford at The Clarendon Press. This is a Near Fine Copy of this book in black cloth with gilt title lettering to spine in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer extremities of the Dust-Wrapper.The book has NO previous owner's names present.Price clipped.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness,contents remain… Read more
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Dangerous Waters The Life and Death of Erskine Childers

by Piper,Leonard

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2003
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
1852853921
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London: Hambledon and London. This is a Fine Copy of this book in blue cloth with bright gilt title lettering to spine in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer extremities of the Dust-Wrapper.The book has one previous inscription present to the verso of the half title page.Not price clipped.The book has a firm binding… Read more
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John Nash Architect to King George IV

by Summerson,John

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1935
Binding
Hardcover
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London: George Allen & Unwin. This is a Very Good Copy of this book in publisher's blue cloth with gilt title lettering to spine.No Dust-Jacket.This copy has one previous owner's bookplate to the front endpaper.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.The contents remain clean internally apart from a little light spotting to the page edges.Illustrated with 16… Read more
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Patrick Stirling's Locomotives

by Rolt,L.T.C.

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1964
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Hardcover
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London: Hamish Hamilton Monograph. This is a Very Good Copy of this book in pictorial cloth with matching dust-jacket design.Price clipped.The book has no previous names or inscriptions present.Book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.Illustrated throughout in black and white.8vo 63pp First Edition [1964] . Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 1st Printing. 1964.
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Brunel A Story Biography

by Rolt,L.T.C.

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Used - Very Good
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Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1965
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Hardcover
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London: Methuen & Co Ltd. This is a Very Good Copy of this book in a good only dust-wrapper with one large repaired closed tear to the top edge of the upper cover.Not Price clipped.The book has one previous name to the front endpaper.Small 8vo 123pp First Edition [1965] . Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 1st Printing.… Read more
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A History of the Burmah Oil Company 1886-1924

by Corley,T.A.B.

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1983
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0434145203
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London: Heinemann. This is a Fine Copy of this book in red cloth with gilt title lettering to spine in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer extremities of the Dust-Wrapper.The book has NO previous owner's names present.Not price clipped.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness,contents remain clean and the dust-jacket… Read more
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James Nasmyth Engineer An Autobiography

by Smiles,Samuel

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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
Published
1883
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Hardcover
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London: John Murray. This is a Very Good Copy of this book in original green cloth with bright gilt title lettering to spine.Complete with a portrait of Nasmyth by George Reid and etched by Paul Rajon and there are Numerous other illustrations within the book.This copy has NO previous names or inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with no… Read more
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A Camera in the Hills The Life and Work of W.A. Poucher

by Smith,Roly

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2008
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0711228981
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London: Frances Lincoln. This is a Fine Copy of this Book in blue cloth with silver title lettering to spine in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer extremities of the dust-wrapper.Not price clipped,and the book has NO previous names or inscriptions present.Lovely clean tight copy with crisp white page edges.The book has a firm… Read more
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John Frank Stevens Civil Engineer

by Foust,Clifford

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1992
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0253010616
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USA: Indiana University Press. This is a Fine Copy of this book in red cloth with gilt title lettering to spine in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer extremities of the Dust-Wrapper.Not Price clipped.The book has no previous names or inscriptions present.Book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness,contents remain lovely and clean… Read more
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The Life of My Choice

by Thesiger,Wilfred

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1987
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
000216194x
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London: Collins . This is a Fine Copy of this book in black cloth with gilt title lettering to spine in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer extremities of the Dust-Wrapper.The book has one previous owner's name to the front endpaper.Not price clipped.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness,contents remain… Read more
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Palmerston and Africa The Rio Nunez Affair Competition,Diplomacy and Justice

by Braithwaite,Roderick

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1996
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
1860641091
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London: British Academic Press. This is a Fine Copy of this book in grey coloured cloth with black title lettering to the spine,in a Fine Dust-Jacket.Not price clipped.Lovely clean bright copy with crisp white page edges.There are no previous names or inscriptions present.Great copy for the collector,8vo 350pp First UK Edition 1st Impression [1996] . Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 1st… Read more
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Barnes Wallis A Biography

by Morpurgo,J.E.

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Used - Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0582103606
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London: Longman. This is a Fine Copy of this Book in Publisher's original grey flecked cloth with gilt title lettering to spine,in a Fine Dust-Jacket which has no chips or tears to the edges of the wrapper.Price clipped and this copy has NO previous ownership inscriptions present.Firm binding with no hinge weakness.Complete with 37 wonderful b&w plates.8vo 400pp First Edition… Read more
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Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive

by Young,Robert

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1923
Binding
Hardcover
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London: The Locomotive Publishing Company . This is a Very Good Copy of this book in black cloth boards with gilt title lettering to spine.No Dust-Jacket.The book has NO previous owner's names or inscriptions present.It would appear that the book has been rebound at some stage with new plain grey endpapers.The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness… Read more
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Livingstone The Doctor His Life and Travels A Study in Medical History

by Gelfand,Michael

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Used - Very Good+
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Very Good+
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First Edition
Published
1957
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Hardcover
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Oxford : Basil Blackwell. This is a Very Good + Copy of this book in Publisher's blue coloured cloth with bright gilt title lettering to spine,in a Very Good + Dust-Jacket.Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.Illustrated with some 23 plates including a large folding map at… Read more
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