Category: Engineering


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Image for Reminiscences of a Highway Surveyor 1886-1932

Reminiscences of a Highway Surveyor 1886-1932

By: Chapman H T

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Chapman: 1932

Seller ID: 6445

4to (7 1/2" x 10") , 148pp. Vg+. Illustrated black boards; illustration and titling (on front and spine) a little faded, but quite readable; app 1/4" tear at head of spine, but no loss; boards otherwise little worn (eg corners sharp, binding tight) . B/w photos. Library of The Institution of Municipal and County Engineers bookplate on front pastedown, with a couple of library ref nos written on pastedown and fep; Institution of Municipal and County Engineers rubber stamp on rear pastedown. Chapman was for many years the County Surveyor for Somerset, and then Kent - this is his stor... View more info

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By: Christopher Armstrong

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Penrith, C F Armstrong: 1991

Seller ID: 6483

A4, 97pp. Vg+. Spiral bound (black plastic spine) . Illustrated light yellow card wrappers. Laid-in, typed, signed letter from author. Interesting memoires of a lifetime's roadbuilding in the UK and East Africa in colonial times, in both peace and war. View more info

Buenos Ayres Harbour Works, with an abstract of the discusssion upon the paper

By: Dobson, James Murray

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, The Institution of Civil Engineers: 1899

Seller ID: 12171

Condition: Good+

8vo (5" x 8"), 75pp. g+. Blk boards, red half-binding; rather worn; front board detached, but present; backstrip missing, though binding itself intact at time of writing. Marbled pastedowns + endpapers. Large fold-out plan at rear. An interesting example of civil engineering from the heyday of Britsh involvement in the development of Latin America's infrastructure, most notably its railways and harbours. ; 8vo 5" x 8"; 75 pages View more info

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American Marine Engines 1885-1950

By: Grayson, Stan

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Devereux Books (MA): 2008

Seller ID: 31674

ISBN: 1928862136

Condition: Very Good+

Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Stiff card wrappers, unmarked, corners sharp, binding tight, no ownership marks. ; 10.94 X 8.50 X 1.02 inches; 248 pages View more info



By: Honnest-Redlich, G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stanbridge, Harborough: 1950

Seller ID: 31652

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Publisher's maroon/red cloth with gilt lettering to front board, spine lettering faded, wear to spine ends & corners, numerous diagrams and b&w illustrations, for model planes & boats. ; 128 pages View more info

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Ford Versus Ferrari

By: Pritchard, Anthony

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Mercian Manuals Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 38748

ISBN: 1903088097

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

Dust jacket slightly chipped, black boards, a bit bumped and small dent on rear, otherwise unmarked, no ownership marks, text clean, binding tight. B & w plates. ; 8.5 X 5.6 X 0.8 inches; 176 pages View more info

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Your Own Constructor

By: Various

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Bassett-Lowke: 0

Seller ID: 36261

Condition: Good

Original pictorial wrappers, n.d.[c. 1960], lacks rear cover, internally clean, fully illustrated catalogue with prices for model railways, ships and aircraft. ; 5" x 7.5"; 192 pages View more info

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W.J. Bassett-Lowke - 1904-5 Catalogue

By: W.J. Bassett-Lowke & Co.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Token Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: 31638

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket

Illustrated grey d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but somewhat worn, though no losses. Grey boards. Undated, limited edition (no1707 of 5000 reprint of B-L's 1904-5 Catalogue. B/w illustrations. B-L were model-engineering suppliers, with shops in Northampton, and Holborn, in London. The range of products is amazingly large and sophisticated - model steam trains, model steam engines, signals, rolling stock, electric motors, etc., etc., in facteverything for the model railway enthusiast. As such, the catalogue is a valuable sociological and technical record in its own right. ; Landscape 4to (10" x... View more info