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    A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture and Distribution of Coal- Gas. Its Introduction and Progressive Improvement; Illustrated by Engravings from Working Drawings, with General Estimates. (4th edition Greatly Enlarged, & with Numerous Additional Illustrations) by Samuel Clegg

    John Weale, 1866. Fourth Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Poor Condition/No Dust Jacket. yellow end-papers; a fascinating work on this now defunct industry with 411 pages of text covering: 'History of the Introduction of Lighting by Coal-Gas'; 'Chemistry in the Manufacture of Coal- Gas'; its 'Generation' 'Carburation' & 'Analysis'; 'Coal': (Collieries in the U.K./types of coal/experiments on cola products); 'Advantages of Gas'; 'Retorts'; 'Condensers'; 'Exhausters'; 'Purification'; Tanks & Gas Holders'; 'Valves'; 'Mains & Distribution'; 'Fittings'; 'Meters'; 'Burners' & 'Gas-Works' with many 'in text' woodcuts & illustrations; followed by 33 b/w. plates of larger illustrations, most over 2 pages & many fold-out; with, at the rear of the book 32 pages of contemporary & mainly illustrated advertisements for gas-related products. This later edition has been revised & enlarged by about a third over previous editions with the plates & woodcuts nearly doubled. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 411 + 33 + 32 pages. a few marks (ink spots) to covers. Spine working loose but still intact. Heavy foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. laid in to the front end-paper is a receipt dated 14th July, 1866 from the "Office of the Journal of Gas Lighting, Water Supply & Sanitary Improvement" of Fleet Street, London for the sum of fifteen shillings & sixpence made out to Mr. Robt. Cawley of Oldham in respect of his subscription to this treatise.. Top edge brown. Gilt titles spine. extreme wear to corners with splitting along the length of both sides of the spine plus wear to its top edge, however the contents are complete & in good condition other than a faint damp stain on the bottom edge of the plates & a few other pages.. pebbled cloth covers with extensive blind-stamped decorated border patterns. Includes index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Science & Technology; Coal-Gas Industry; Industrial History; Britain/UK; 19th century; Engineering, Industrial, Trade. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3309. . This book is fairly heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.


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    Industrial Railways of the South West by Messenger, Michael John

    Truro: Twelveheads Press, 2005. 96 pages, 330g. soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Near MINT/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Exploring Requirements: Quality Before Design by Gause, Donald C. and Gerald M. Weinberg

    Published by Dorset House Publishing, 353 West 12th Street, New York, USA 1989. USA 1989., 1989. Hard back binding in publisher's original glazed boards, red title and author lettering to the spine and the upper panel. 8vo. 10'' x 7¼''. Contains 299 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0932633137


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    The Age of the Traction Engine by Whitehead, Robert A

    Shepperton: Ian Allan Limited, 1970. 96 pages, 500g. Blue cloth boards with slight foxing to prelims, Very Good in a Very good edge-rubbed d/w in clear removable wrap. Illustrated with b/w photographs showing these heavy machines in there work environment.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Great Orme Tramway - Over a Century of Service by Turner, Keith

    Llanrwst: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 2003. 112 pages. 200g. Soft card covers MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs, and maps.. 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Remember When : A Nostalgic Trip Through the Consumer Era by Opie, Robert

    London: Bounty Books, 2011. 208 pages, 1.19kg. Pictorial laminated Boards MINT in a Near MINT price-clipped d/w. Illustrated with colour throughout. Owing to the weight, extra shipping may be required.. Reprint. Hard Cover. As New/Near MINT. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Pictorial laminated Boards.


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    Handley Page : An Aircraft Album by Clayton, Donald C

    Shepperton: Ian Allan Limited, 1970. 126 pages. 600g. Oblong format mustard coloured boards with very slight darkening to page edges, but with contents tight and clean Near FINE in a Very Good repaired and rubbed d/w in clear removable wrap. Illustrated with b/w photographs. The first of a series of monographs on the products of individual aircraft manufactures.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Scammell - The Load Movers from Watford. by Georgano. Nick

    Wellington: Round Oak Publishing, 1997. 184 pages. 980g. Blue cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w in clear removable wrap. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. A pictorial history of the company which eventually became part of Leyland. Owing to the weight, extra shipping will be required.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Near MINT. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.


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    Reminiscences of the Somerset and Dorset by Hammond, Alan

    Bath: Millstream Books, 1997. 96 pages, 420g. Pictorial laminated boards Near MINT. Ilustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Preece and Those Who Followed; Consulting Engineers in the Twentieth Century [1] by Baker, E. C. [Introduction by B. J. Goodman]

    Published by Reprographic Centre, 8 Bond Street, Brighton, Sussex First Edition 1980. Brighton 1980., 1980. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original raspberry cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 288 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book, corners sharp and paper white, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with two small closed tears to the top front cover, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0950692808


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    Railway Landmarks in Devon by Hall, Jean

    Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1982. 48 pages, 85g. Stapled soft card covers slightly creased Very Good. Illustrated with drawings by the author.. 1st Edition. Stapled Card Covers. Very Good/No d/w. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Railways in Retrospect Volume 2 - Highland in LMS Days by Evans, Edward A

    York: Pendragon Partnership, 2004. 88 pages, 360g. Soft card covers a little rubbed to edges and lightly creased, Very good with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    Railway Records - A Guide to Sources (Public Record Office Readers Guide) by Edwards, Cliff

    Richmond: Public Record Office Publications, 2001. 222 pages, 520g. Soft card covers FINE. When the railways were Nationalized in 1948, their administrative records and those of hundreds of companies they absorbed were passed to the Public Records Office. This guide will explain about this important source of material.. 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    What's Left of Brunel by Falconer, Jonathan

    Shepperton: Dial House, 1995. 160 pages. 400g. Pictorial soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. Pieces together the physical remains that this famous engineer has left behind.. 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY A Guide to the Technological Revolution in Britain by Blake, Brian.(Editor)

    BBC 1965. Soft Back. 32 pages. B/W illustrated. V.G+.


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    Heating of Railway Carriages - Steam St Atmospheric Pressure - Automatic Regulation of Temperature.

    London: The Westinghouse Brake Co. Ltd., 1908. 30 pages, 120g. soft card covers with split to top of spine only, and corners a little rubbed, Very Good with light foxing to fold-out diagram at front only. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. . 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Roaring Century 1846 - 1946. by Cruikshank. R.J

    London,: Hamish Hamilton, 1946. 278pp. 360g. Illustrated with 16 b/w plates. Red cloth boards.V.G. in like d/w.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Mines of Grassington Moor & Wharfedale. [ British Mining No. 13 ] by NMRS

    Sheffield: Northern Mine Research Society, 1980. 95pp. 320g. Soft card covers with cloth spine. Near FINE with contents tight and clean. Illustrated with b/w plates and drawings.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    Cross Country Cars from 1945 (Olyslager Auto library) by Vanderveen, Bart. H. (Editor)

    London: Frederick Warne, 1975. 64 pages. 420g. Pictorial boards FINE, in a FINE d/w with slightly sunned spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Deals with 4 wheel drive and other vehicles designed to carry passengers over rough ground, with some 250 examples illustrated and described.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    The Ironworks - Grumman's Fighting Aeroplanes. by Treadwell, Terry

    Shrewsbury: Airlife Publishing, 1990. 190 pages, 950g. Blue cloth boards with slight age browning to end-papers only, FINE in a Very Good d/w with small repaired tear to top of spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs and sectional line drawings. A fully illustrated history of the total aircraft output of the Grumman Corporation. Owing to the weight, extra shipping may be required.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    The Brecon Forest Tramroads - The Archaeology of an Early Railway System. by Hughes, Stephen

    Aberystwyth: Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales, 1990. 368 pages, 870g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs, line drawings and track plans. This first detailed archaeological study of a railway illuminates parallels located elsewhere in Britain.. 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Industrial Railways of the South East by Dean, Ian, Neale, Andrew & Smith David (Compilers)

    Chichester: Middleton Press, 2000. 96 pages. 400g. Pictorial laminated Boards MINT. illustrated with b/w photograph, area maps and track plans.. Reprint. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    The Little Red Book 1994-95: Road Passenger Transport Industry

    Shepperton: Ian Allan Publishing, 1994. 216 pages, 640g. Pictorial laminated boards FINE. Illustrated with trade adverts and original bookmark.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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    The Days and Works - Items from the Peasant World of Emilia (The Guatelli Collection, Ozzano, Parma) by ???

    Italy: Sasib, 1988. 100 pages. 1.15Kg. Green cloth boards with small dent to sunned bottom edge, Very Good with contents tight and clean, in a repaired and worn d/w that is GOOD only, in clear removable wrap. Show the important collection of tools and objects of the peasant world, used in the days before mechanisation. Text in english and 6 poems in Italian.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


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    Morgan - 100 Years, The Official History of the World's Greatest Sports Ca by Morgan, Charles & Bowden, Gregory

    London: Michael O'Mara Books, 2008. 224 pages, 1.15kg. Black cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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