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    Carriages by Jacques Damase (translated by William Mitchell)

    London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1968. First UK edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. Square 8vo. Pleasures and Treasures Previous owner's bookplate on verso of front free endpaper. Dust jacket has very minimal wear to tips, not price clipped. Binding is sound and tight. 100 illustrations, 24 pages in colour. Dust jacket is protected in archival mylar. 120 pages. Traces the development of the carriage through the centuries in the United States and Europe. -- US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.


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    £4.08

    Struggle for Survival, A; The Elephant Problem by Hanks, Professor John

    Country Life Books. , 1979. Good+ in good- dust jacket. DJ lightly sunned and nicked and chipped around edges. Neatly penned ownership inscription to free front endpaper.176pp.. First printing. . Hard with Dust Jacket. 8vo. 9 4/5". . Good+ in good- dust jacket. Illus. by Fully illustrated..


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    £6.20

    Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of The Royal Society; 1967 - Volume 13 by N/A

    The Royal Society; London., 1967. Very good+ in like dust jacket. Dust jacket minutely edge-worn. Internally pristine throughout.. First impression.. Hard with Dust Jacket. 4to. 10". Very good+ in like dust jacket. Illus. by A photograph of the subject is printed with each notice, and a second photograph of W. Stiles faces p. 349. .


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    £28.90

    Civil Engineering Plant Handbook by Rolt Hammond

    London: Oliver & Boyd, 1962. First Edition . Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Oliver & Boyd, 1962. Red cloth covered hardback. No jacket. Title lettering to spine. Corners bumped, mild edge wear. Internally clean, bright and unmarked. Good tight binding. Chapters include Excavating Plant; Compressed Air Equipment; Rock Drills; Pumping Plant; Hydraulic Equipment; Oil Engines; Tractors; Piling Plant; Crushing Plant; Concrete Plant; Mechanical Handling Plant; Mixing Plants; Railway Equipment; Road Transport Equipment; Cranes; Welding Equipment. 277 pp. Librarius is a small UK-based family business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.


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    Sowing Moon by Farquhar, Marion Jauncey

    Geoffrey Bles; London., 1936. Good. Lacking dust jacket. Publishers yellow cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Corners bumped and cloth a little dust marked and foxed to spine. Edges of pages foxed and a little browning internally, all else clean and tight. . First impression.. Hard. 12mo. 320pp.. Good.


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    Red Empire; The Forbidden History of the USSR by Hughes, Gwyneth and Simon Welfare (with an introduction by Robet Conquest)

    Weidenfeld and Nicolson; London. , 1990. Very good in like dust jacket. DJ price-clipped. 200pp. . First impression. . Hard with Dust Jacket. 4to. 10 2/3". . Very good in like dust jacket. Illus. by Fully illustrated..


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    Panavia Tornado: Strike, Anti-Ship, Air Superiority, Air Defence, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfard Fighter-Bomber (Profiles of Flight Series) by Windle, Dave

    HARDBACK, "LANDSCAPE FORMAT," SHIPPED FROM THE UK* Edn: 1st.* Imp: 1st.* Date of Publication: 2010* Publisher: Pen & Sword.* Binding and cover condition: Black cloth, gilt title to spine. No bumps, rubs or shelf wear. FINE, AS NEW.* Jacket condition: Colour illustrated dust wrapper, grey and black titles to spine and face. NOT PRICE CLIPPED, showing a shelf price of £19.99, no visible faults. Now in clear protective wrapper. FINE, AS NEW.* Contents condition: PRIVATE COPY NOT EX-LIBRARY. Clean, crisp, tight and bright with no reading wear, no marks to text, no visible faults. FINE, AS NEW.* Illustrations: Numerous b/w photos within text throughout. Coloured livery illustrations at rear.* Pages: 69 pp. text. xxi pp. blank pages at rear.* Description: The Tornado has been the backbone of the RAF within its many different theatres of operation. The aircraft started as a European venture between Germany, Italy and the UK, based on the original swing-wing technology invented by Barnes-Wallis. It has also been successfully exported to several Middle-Eastern air forces. It is likely to remain in service for several years to come. This book contains the world famous colour profiles created by Dave Windle of the type in different operational modes, configurations and colour schemes.* A FINE, AS NEW copy of the 1st/1st with no visible faults now in a clear protective jacket.*


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    $60.00

    The Granting of Inventive Rights by KLOOSTER, John W

    Minneapolis: Intel-Lex Inc, 1965. Hardcover. Small 4to. Red cloth with gilt lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 152pp. Numerous illustrations and tables. Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear and rubbing. A tight and nice first edition of this unusual "Story Behind the Issuance of Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights." Boldly signed and inscribed by the author in black ballpoint on the front flyleaf: "Feb. 8, 1966 / To / John Sloika / with warm regards / John W. Klooster." Uncommon, especially signed.


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    $135.54

    Handbook of Solid-State Lasers by Cheo, Peter (editor)

    Marcel Dekker, Inc, 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good-. First printing. No DJ, probably as issued. Glossy HC shows moderate shelf rubbing, light edgewear, several light edge dings. Book is very clean. Binding is tight, with slight spine wobble.


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    Retrospect: Reminiscences and Impressions of a Hunter-Naturalist in Three Continents 1851-1928 by Chapman, Abel

    Gurney and Jackson; London. , 1928. Good+. Lacking dust jacket. Publishers moss green ribbed cloth, with gilt lettering to spine; very lightly marked. Endpapers foxed. All else fine. xix, 353pp. . First impression, with errata slip. . Hard. 8vo. 9". . Good+. Illus. by Fully illustrated from photographs and full page colour and b/w plates and illustrations within text by Joseph Crawhall, W. H. Riddell and rough sketches by the author..


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    £9.40

    Engineering Manual: A Practical Reference of Data and Methods in Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Nuclear Engineering by Editor-in-Chief Robert H. Perry

    McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967. Hardcover. Good/Fair. McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967. Burgundy cloth hardcover with silver lettering to spine. Good condition; minor wear and grubbiness to boards. Red and cream DW. Fair condition; chipping and tears to edges, although fully intact. Internally clean, bright and unmarked. Divided into nine sections: Mathematical Tables and Mathematics; The Engineering Core: Thermodynamics, Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer; Physical, Chemical and Mechanical Properties; Architectural Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; and Nuclear Engineering. Also includes full index. 20 x 13 cm. 703 pp. Librarius is a small UK-based business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. Orders will be securely wrapped and usually dispatched same or next day. Full refunds will be given if you are unhappy with your purchase and return it within 10 days. Photographs of all of our books are available on request; please feel free to email with any enquiries.


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    It's Basic: The ABCs of Computer Programming by LIPSON, Shelley

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. Hardcover. Illustrations by Janice Stapleton. 8vo. Yellow and red paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. 46pp, (2pp). Line drawings. Near fine/near fine. First edition of this children's how-to from the Dark Ages of Computers. Tight and pristine.


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    Concise History of Italy, A by Gunn, Peter

    Thames and Hudson; London, 1971. Very good in like dust jacket. Ex-library copy. Green cloth covers with gilt vignette to front board and gilt titles to spine. Corners bumped. Several library stamps to endpapers. Mild scattered foxing mostly to outer pages. A good tight copy. Price clipped dust jacket is rubbed around the edges and has a few small closed tears also. Dj scratched and a little soiled. . Hard with Dust Jacket. 8vo; 224pp. Very good in like dust jacket. Illus. by With 231 b+w illustrations. .


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    Day's Work, The by Kipling, Rudyard

    Macmillan and Co., Limited; London. , 1907. Very good. Lacking dust jacket. Gilt medallion to front and lettering to spine. Minor edge-wear to covers. Top edge gilt. Mild foxing to endpapers. 406pp and 1 leaf of publishers ads`. . Reprint thus. Uniform edition.. Hard. 8vo. 8".. Very good.


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    $112.40

    Optical Holography by Collier, Robert Jacob; Burckhardt, Christoph B.; Lin Lawrence H

    New York: Academic Press, 1971. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. New York: Academic Press, 1971 1st Very Good/Good August 01, 1971 Academic Press; 1st edition 605 PP ISBN: 012181050X Book Very Good condition & DJ in Good Condition NOT EX-LIBRARY Minor shelfwear present Small signs of visible wear SEE PICTURES for any wear or defects Condition based on age of book To ensure you receive the quality of book expected we provide pictures of NOTICEABLE WEAR for ALL books we sell with marked conditions of GOOD + If you have any questions at all don't hesitate to send us an email Contents: Introduction to basic concepts -- Early holography -- Geometric analysis of point-source holograms -- The Fourier transform -- Propagation and diffraction -- Optical systems with spherical lenses -- Light sources and optical technique -- Analysis of plane holograms -- Diffraction from volume holograms -- Hologram recording materials -- Pulsed-laser holography -- Nonlinear recording, speckle, and film grain noise -- Real-image applications -- Holograms and hologram spatial filters formed with spatially modulated reference waves -- Holographic interferometry -- Information storage -- Color holography -- Composite holograms -- Computer-generated holograms -- Three topics in search of a chapter: replication, TV transmission, and incoherent-light holograms -- Appendix I Equivalence of the Fresnel-Kirchhoff integral and the diffraction formula in the spatial frequency domain -- Appendix II Complex representation of the electric field -- Appendix III Capacity-speed product of an acoustic beam deflector


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    Whitaker's Almanack: 2001 by N/A

    The Stationery Office : London, 2000. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Red cloth covers with gilt titles to spine and front . Dust jacket is little bumped around the edges and a little scratched, otherwise clean and tight internally. Very light foxing to extremeties. 1285pp.. Hard with Dust Jacket. 8vo, 9". Near fine in very good dust jacket.


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    Filmgoer's companion, The by Halliwell, Leslie

    Paladin, 1973. Good. Mild page browning internally, otherwise clean and tight. Soft cover is some light rubbing at corners. 1071pp.. Reprinted.. Soft. 12mo, 7 ¾". Good.


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    The Vintage Motor Car by Cecil Clutton and John Stanford

    London: B T Batsford, 1961. Paperback. GOOD. 12mo. Pages are tanned. Laminate has a few wrinkles. Covers are edgeworn. Binding is sound. 232 pages. Illustrated. -- US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.


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    £48.00

    Music in Medieval and Early Modern Europe; Patrongage, Sources and Texts by Fenlon, Iain (edited by)

    Cambridge University Press; Cambridge et al., 1981. Near fine in like dust jacket. 409pp.. First impression.. Hard with Dust Jacket. 8vo. 9 1/2". Near fine in like dust jacket. Illus. by Illustrated with music examples and several facsimiles..


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    Windmills and Wind Motors by F. E. Powell

    Ottawa: Algrove Publishing (Lee Valley Tools ), 1999. Reprint. Trade paperback. NEAR FINE. Small scratch on front cover. Otherwise, an unmarked, unread copy. 78 pages. Guide to the construction and operation of small windmills. -- US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.


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    iWoz -- Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I invented the personal computer, co-founded Apple, and had fun doing it by WOZNIAK, Steve

    New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2006. Hardcover. Small 4to. Black paper over boards with blue spine lettering, dust jacket. 313pp. Illustrations. Fine/fine. A perfect, pristine, tight later (4th) printing of the American inventor's memoir, signed large and bold by him in blue marker on title page with his nickname: "Woz." Surprisingly scarce.


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    Predicting the Performance of Multistage Separation Processes by Fouad M. Khoury

    Houston, TX: Gulf, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE. 8vo. Clean, unopened copy. Includes bibliography, index. 490 pages. -- US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.


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    £160.00

    Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands. With Notes by Various

    J. Dodsley; London. , 1782. Good+. Contemporaneous full tree calf. Upper board joints to 4 volumes cracked, lower board joint to 3 volumes are also cracked and occasional slight cracking to the heads and tails of other joints but all boards are held very tight and solid by strong bands. The lettered calf tiles to the spines are all missing. Very pretty gilt tooling to all spines. Slight chipping to head and tails of spines and light rubbing to edges. Corners rubbed. The odd spot of foxing here and there throughout.. `A new edition, corrected, with notes.. Hard. 12mo. 7". . Good+. Illus. by Pretty engraved vignette repeated to title page of each volume, plus the odd chapter head vignette in occasional volumes. .


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    Ribbon of Highway: Trans-Canada Coast to Coast by Kildare Dobbs

    Toronto: Little, Brown. Hardcover. FINE/NEAR FINE. Dust jacket has a couple of faint scratches on rear panel. Binding is sound and tight. No writing/markings. Dust jacket is protected in archival mylar. 239 pages. -- US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.


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    Memoir of Northumberland, Descriptive of its Scenery, Monuments, and History / Dilston Hall; or, Memoirs of the Right Hon. James Radcliffe, Earl of Derwentwater... to Which is Added, A Visit to Bamburgh Castle... / Descriptive and Historical Notices of Some Remarkable Northumbrian Castles, Churches, and Antiquities... [Making up Series One, Two and Three, plus an additional volume] by Gibson, William Sidney

    Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans / William Pickering; London. , 1111. Good. Four volumes bound as one in red cloth with black calf tile to spine. Light foxing to extremeties. 77pp, 138pp; xvi, 218pp and vii, 168pp. . First printings. Printed 1860, 1848, 1850 and 1854 respectively. . Hard. 8vo. 8 1/2".. Good. Illus. by Illustrated with two frontispieces and several illustrations and facsimiles within text. .


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