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"Gasolene Engines: Their Operation, Use and Care"

By: A. Hyatt Verrill

Price: £44.95

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1919

Seller ID: 130329

Condition: Good


"Second edition hardback fully illustrated with 152 original engravings, published 1919, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original tan cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine and black titles and illustration to front panel, are slightly soiled and rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name and address to front pastedown dated 1926; text, illustrations and technical drawings bright and clear throughout. A fascianting period piece in excellent condition. No... View more info

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Practical Woodwork

By: A. W. P. Kettless

Price: £19.95

Publisher: B. T. Batsford Ltd: 1963

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 131067

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1963, with unclipped jacket. Ex. boy's school library book - stamps to front and rear endpapers only. In overall very good used condition in fair to good dj with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj is worn and creased to edges with chip to rear upper edge; original tan cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and copious illustrations bright and clear throughout. Photograph available." View more info

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A Practical Engineer's Handbook No. 3: Industrial Motors

By: A. W. Richmond

Price: £6.75

Publisher: Kamtech Publishing Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 180893

ISBN: ISBN 1901672239

Condition: Very Good


Paperback pamphlet, 1999, in overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - covers lightly rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Modern Retailing (Trades & Business Conference 1939)

By: Alderman A. Joyce

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Trades & Business Conference: 1939

Seller ID: 170877

Condition: Good


Paperback pamphlet in the Trades And Business Conference Series (no.37), 1939, in overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - white covers slightly soiled. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Mechanics of Machinery

By: Alex B. W. Kennedy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: "London, ", Macmillan & Co.:

Seller ID: 110236

Condition: Very Good


"Macmillan's Manuals for Students. Third Edition, revised and corrected. 5.5 x 7 inches. 652 pages. Red embossed cloth boards are a little soiled with spine tanned, but gilt titles are still sharp. Minor signs of handling and shelfwear. Binding tight and text and illustrations crisp throughout. No annotations or inscriptions, front free-end paper has had a small piece cut away on the top edge, probably to remove a previous owners name. Tiny J Pool & Co., Educational Booksellers sticker to lower edge of front pastedown. This books wears its age very well with a pleasing used patina. Scarce ... View more info

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"Leather Manufacture: A Practical Handbook Of Tanning, Currying, And Chrome Leather Dressing"

By: Alexander Watt

Price: £49.95

Publisher: Crosby Lockwood and Son: 1906

Seller ID: 150945

Condition: Good


"Fifth edition hardback, thoroughly revised and enlarged 1906, with no jacket as published. Donated to Shropshire County Library with a couple of stamps and labels, no pages removed. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - maroon bevel-edged boards rubbed to edges and corners. Internally clean. Binding overall tight with slight roll and appears little read, no inscriptions but a few neat notes in pencil to rear fep; toning and spotting to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Framing Photography: Volume 6 of The Library Of Professional Picture Framing

Framing Photography: Volume 6 of The Library Of Professional Picture Framing

By: Allan R. Lamb

Price: £29.95

Publisher: "Akron, Ohio", Columbia Publishing Company: 2003

Seller ID: 161581

ISBN: ISBN 0938655051

Condition: Very Good


"Third (revised) edition paperback, 2003, in overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Elementary Manual On Steam And The Steam Engine

By: Andrew Jamieson

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Charles Griffin And Company: 1898

Seller ID: 150468

Condition: Good


"Sixth edition hardback, 1898, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - maroon cloth boards rubbed to edges with a couple of slight marks, cloth to spine head and tail worn. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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An Embroidery Book

By: Anne Knox Arthur

Price: £14.95

Publisher: A. & C. Black: 1920

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161176

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1920, with no jacket. In overall fair-to-good useable condition with some signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards worn to spine head, tail and corners. Internally clean. Binding overall tight with repair to rear hinge; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning and spotting to page-ends but text, illustrations and colour plates bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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"Toys And Models: Dealing With The Construction Of A Wide Variety Of Toys And Models, Both For Indoor And Outdoor Amusement. (Home Mechanic Series)"

By: Anon

Price: £12.95

Publisher: C. Arthur Pearson Limited: 1948

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 160770

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback in the Home Mechanic series, 1948, with no jacket. In overall good useable condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards rubbed and faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - gift inscription to front pastedown dated 1949 and owner's name to ffep; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Fair Organs

By: Anthony Beaumont

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Model & Allied Publications Limited: 1971

Seller ID: 140259

Condition: Very Good


"Paperback edition with 50 pictures, 1971, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to title page; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

"Modern Gas Turbines: With Special Reference To Stationary, Aircraft, Locomotive, And Marine Types And To The Supercharging Of Internal Combustian Engines"

By: Arthur W. Judge

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Chapman & Hall Ltd: 1947

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 140680

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1947, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of handling and storage - original red cloth boards rubbed to edges and slightly soiled, spine a touch faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name small and neat to front pastedown; pages lightly toned (economy standard paper) but text, diagrams, charts and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Strong's Industries Of North Devon (1889).

By: B. D. Hughes

Price: £19.95

Publisher: David and Charles: 1971

Seller ID: 121807

ISBN: ISBN 0715351346

Condition: Very Good


"Reprint of 1889 original with new introduction and notes, 1971, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - spine faded and slight wear to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's stamp to ffep; text and plates clean and clear throughout." View more info

Image for General Catalogue Of Tools & Supplies For All Mechanical Trades

General Catalogue Of Tools & Supplies For All Mechanical Trades

By: Buck and Hickman

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Buck & Hickman Ltd: 1953

Seller ID: 160739

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback edition, 1953, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - maroon buckram covered boards rubbed to edges and spine a little faded, mild bumping to a couple of corners. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Church Carpentry: A Study Based On Essex Examples

By: C. A. Hewett

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Phillimore: 1974

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 131325

ISBN: ISBN 0850330289

Condition: Fine


"First edition hardback, 1974, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine used condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The New Home Owners Handbook

By: C. B. Smith

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Company: 1948

Seller ID: 171288

Condition: Very Good


10th printing hardback in the Tower Books series (T-18), 1948, with unclipped jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed and creased to edges with a couple of nicks and chips; blue cloth boards rubbed to edges; . Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Site Carpentry

By: C. K. Austin

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Northwood Books: 1979

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 191001

ISBN: ISBN 0719827302

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1988, with laminated boards and no jacket as issued. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text and diagrams bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

"The Modern Grocer And Provision Dealer: Volumes I, II, III & IV"

By: C. L. T. Beeching (editor)

Price: £59.95

Publisher: Caxton Publishing Company Limited:

Seller ID: 131388

Condition: Very Good


"New and Revised 4 volume hardback edition in tan cloth with gilt titles. In overall very good used condition in chipped and repaired dust jackets. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight spotting to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Includes the original 'Do You Know?' leaflet inserted into Volume I plus the original '12 Coupons for the Information Bureau' booklet. Not old library books. Photographs available." View more info

Image for Modern High-Speed Oil Engines (Complete In 3 Volumes)

Modern High-Speed Oil Engines (Complete In 3 Volumes)

By: C. W. Chapman

Price: £24.95

Publisher: The Caxton Publishing Company Limited: 1951

Seller ID: 170018

Condition: Very Good


"3 volume matching hardback set, reprinted 1951, with no jackets. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text, charts, diagrams and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not old library books. " View more info

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How To Build Fiberglass Boats: A Comprehensive Manual Of Fiberglass Boatbuilding Techniques, With Complete Information On How To Improve And Repair Any Boat With Fiberglass.

By: Charles Bell

Price: £14.95

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc: 1957

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 171082

Condition: Fair


First edition hardback, 1957, with no jacket. In overall fair-to-good used condition with some signs of age, handling and storage - edges worn and spine has been reinforced with black tape. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions - ownership stamp to ffep (The Institute Of Marine Engineers); toning to page-ends but text, illustrations and diagrams bright and clear throughout. An excellent working or study copy. View more info