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Science and Technology From Rochdale Book Company


The Theory of Relativity.


Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1952, pp. xii, 386. Original cloth, with dent to back cover, but good, sound condition.


Elements of the Art of Assaying Metals. In two parts. The first containing the theory, the second the practice of the said art. The whole deduced from the true properties and nature of fossils. Translated from the Latin.

By CRAMER, John Andrew:

London, for Tho Woodward and C. Davis, 1741, first edition in Englsh, 8vo, pp. [12], 470, [8], with six folding plates. Contemporary calf with porobably later leather title label. Small blank torner torn from one leaf, short, clean split to one fold of plate 2, else very good, clean and sound condition, Contemporary signature of Charles Nobileau on title page ( in the mid 18th century there was a Huguenot sheriff of Dublin of that name ).



By DINSDALE, Alfred:

London, Television Press, 1928, second edition, pp. xx, 180, [2]. Numerous illustrations including portrait of John L. Baird. Original blue cloth, spine a bit dull, but good, sound condition.


High Explosives


Critchley Parker, 1912, pp. viii, 216. Original cloth, neat number on spine, several ink stamps of a Halifax chemical company inside, covers slightly mottled, spine faded, but still a good, sound copy.


Explosives, their Manufacture, Properties, Tests and History.

By MARSHALL, Arthur:

J & A Churchill, London, 1915, 4to, pp. xvi, 624, illustrated. Original red cloth. Ink stamps of a Halifax chemical company on endpaper and title page. Please note that the back cover is marked with old damp stains, there is a tiny hole in the edge of the spine and a neat little library number on the spine. Nevertheless this is a sound copy of this comprehensive work. Very heavy so will be sent by courier. Please check with us for likely cost before ordering from abroad.


Electric Science; Its History, Phenomena and Applications.


Ingram, Cooke, London, 1853, pp. 200, illustrated. Original cloth, rubbed and dull, but sound. Marginal tear to frontispiece, early name and address written across title page ( Blas Rangel, a recorded Victorian photographer), lightly used, stitching a little weak, but a reasonable copy. Two of Rangel's portraits are in the National Portrait Gallery.


The Technology of Industrial Fire and Explosion Hazards,

By SMART, R. Cecil:

Chapman and Hall, 1947, two volumes complete, pp.202 and 184.Original cloth ibn dust jackets. Please note that the jackets are rubbed and dusty, otherwise this is a good, sound set.


Scientific Treatise on Smoke Abatement.


Manchester, Sherratt & Hughes, 1917, 4to, pp. xiii, 155, illustrated. Binding dull, stain to top edge of back cover, name inside, but good, sound condition in the original cloth.


Modern Electro-Plating.


London, Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton,1923, pp.160,illustrated, Library labels to endpapers,stamp on verso of title-page,and a couple of other small stamps, but a good,sound copy in the original cloth. A guide book for platers,works chemists and engineers.


The Construction of the Balance.


Incorporated Society of Inspectors of Weights and Measures,1909, third and completely revised edition by Fr. Lawaczeck, D.E., translated by H.C.Walters, pp.xvi ,314, numerous folding plates. One plate mis-folded and dusty at edge,else very good in original cloth,the back cover of which is faintly marked.