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Water Supply, the Present Practice of sinking and Boring Wells

By Spon, Ernest

LONDON: E. & F.N. Spon Ltd, 1885. Clean internally, and excellent brown covers which are lightly rubbed. Diagrams throughout. Top hinge splitting across front endpapers with slight exposure of webbing, holding on though. 2nd. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.

$32.91

Materials Handling Manual 3

By Williamson, M. M. & Williamson., G.W.

London: Paul Elek Publishers No date, but said to be the first volume in peacetime, so must be late 40s/50s 364pp and fully illustrated throughout. Every type of bulk movement machinery - mining, cranes etc Clean unmarked interior, but jacket is chipped with a large piece absent at back, and slight and old damp damage on cover under wrapper. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo.

$39.49

The Evolution of Weights and Measures and the Metric System

By Hallock, William and Wade, Herbert

New York: MACMILLAN and Co, 1906. Original blue cloth with gilt titling to spine, some wear/bumping to spine and corners, very slight foxing, some pencil marking in margins and underlining. 304pp. First American Edition. Cloth. Good. 8vo. Book.

$15.80

Passages from the Life of a Philosopher

By Babbage Charles

Longmans, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864. Original green cloth, rebacked, retaining the original spine with just a little loss at ends. xii+496pp, 24pp Publisher's Catalogue dated June 1864. Frontis with tissue guard, contents generally VG and clean, just slight scattered spotting. This book contains the first and only published description of Babbage's Analytical Engine. Small ownership name to half-title. A VG copy of the first edition of a rare and important work. 1st. Cloth. VG-. Large 8vo.

$1974.60

Report of the Eighty-Fourth Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science Australia: 1914, July 28-August 31

London: John Murray, 1915. Original blind-stamped orange cloth with gilt titling to spine, lxviii786pp plus 172pp list of members, etc., illustrated. There will be additional postage due to weight [1.5kg approx].. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$19.75

Report of the Eighty-Fifth Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science Manchester: 1915, September 7-11

London: John Murray, 1916. Original blind-stamped orange cloth with gilt titling to spine, lxviii840pp plus 103ppp list of members etc., illustrated. There will be additional postage due to weight [1.5kg approx].. Hardcover. Nr Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$72.40

The Divining Rod Its History, Truthfulness and Practical Utility

By John & H W Mullins

Colerne, Box, Wiltshire: Authors, 1908. Orig green cloth with gilt titling,front hinge broken, 86pp, a Treatise on Dowsing and Divining Rods.. Hardcover. Poor. 12mo. Book.

$23.70

The Half-Tone Process. A Practical Manual of Photo-Engraving in Half-tone on Zinc, Copper and Brass

By Julius Verfasser

London: Iliffe & Sons Ltd, 1904. Original cloth with gilt titling, very slight sunning to spine, 292pp, illustrated. A very clean copy. 3rd (revised). Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$26.26

Finding Foreign Stations : Long-Distance Wireless Secrets

By Hallows R W

LONDON: George Newnes Ltd, 1931. 184pp, illustrated. Contnets VG, but cloth boards show extensive old damp stains (expecially rear board). . Cloth. Good. 8vo.

$19.75

Volatile and Char Combustion in Large Scale Fluidized Bed Coal Combustors

By Van Der Honing G

Haarlem: The Author, 1991. Technical thesis. Contents VG, slight wear to corners, 238pp, illustrated with figs and graphs.. 1st. Card Cover. VG. 8vo. Book.

$52.66

Practical Guide to Photography

By Marion & Co

LONDON: Marion & Co, 1898. Original red cloth with black titling, edges worn, 288pp, with 78pp advertising section at rear, illustrated with figures, previous owner's name on half-title page.. Cloth. Good. 12mo.

$39.49

Talking Pictures

By Bernard Brown

LONDON: Pitman & Sons, 1932. A Practical and Popular Account of the Principles of Construction and Operation of the Apparatus Used in Making and Showing Sound Films. Original blue cloth and gilt titling, slight rubbing to spine, 309pp plus publisher's catalogue, illustrated, a very clean copy.. 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.16

The Art of Computer Programming - Volumes 1 to 3 (boxed set)
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The Art of Computer Programming - Volumes 1 to 3 (boxed set)

By Knuth Donald E

Addison-Wesley, 2007. Volumes 1, 2 & 3 of Knuth's classic work, updated 1998 editions. c.2200pp. VG clean copies in dust wrappers in slipcase. Heavy - UK postage £7.00 . Revised Reprint. Cloth. VG/VG. Large 8vo.

$78.98

Electrical Timekeeping

By Hope-Jones F

NAG Press, 1940. Important work on the subject. 275pp, illustrated. Contnets clean, original red cloth boards rather faded and frayed to spine ends. . 1st. Cloth. Good. Large 8vo.

$16.46

An Engineering Archive : A Selection of Papers from the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

By Winterbone Desmond (Editor)

Professional Engineering Publishing, 1997. Facsimile reproduction sof some of the most significant papers delivered to the IMechE over its 150 year history - Stephenson, Armstrong, Siemens, Bessemer, Parsons, Diesel, Gresley, Whittle - a role call of engineering 'greats'. 630pp, illustrated. VG clean copy in red cloth boards as published. Very Heavy - UK postage £7.95. 1st. Cloth Covered Boards. VG. Large 4to.

$76.35