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A Centenary History : A History of the City and Guilds College, 1885 to 1985

By: Whitworth, Adrian ( Edited By )

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, City and Guilds College of Imperial College of Science and Technology, 1985

Edition: Anniversary Edition


No. 24 of a limited presentation edition of 200 with the certificate adhered to the front pastedown. Presented to Michael St.J. Candy and signed by several officials in different inks. Clean, bright, large format hardback in bright red boards with silver decoration & lettering - 272 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Century of Iron : A History of Southend's Iron Pier, 1889-1989

By: Dowie, Peggy ; Crowe, Ken

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Friends of Southend Pier Museum, 1989

Edition: Centenary Edition


64 page, stapled booklet celebrating 100 years of Southend's Iron Pier. Includes numerous nostalgic photographs along with commentary. Clean, glossy copy. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Visitor's Guide to the Dart Valley and Torbay & Dartmouth Railways

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Buckfastleigh, Devon, Dart Valley Light Railway, 1985


31 page stapled booklet looking at the two railways running today because of the efforts of the D.V.L.R. PLC and its enthusiastic volunteer groups. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Aircraft of the National Air and Space Musuem

By: Van der Linden, Robert F. (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, USA., Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998

Edition: Fifth Edition


Catalogue featuring all the aircraft that were either on display in the museum or had been on exhibit in the past. Clean, large format copy with minor crease mark & edgewear to covers - 180 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Airline Nostalgia : Classic Aircraft in Colour

By: Balch, Adrian M.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Airlife Publishing, 1999

Edition: First Edition


Superb colour photographs, with commentary, provide a fascinating insight into some of the beautiful and idiosyncratic aeroplanes of a bygone age. Clean, bright large format copy - 112 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Applied Mechanics for National Certificate

By: Walker, J. D.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The English Universities Press, 1958

Edition: Reprint


Part of the technical college series, written to cover the requirements of students taking the Mechanical or Electrical Engineering courses in Technical Colleges. A very good clean hardback which has faded spine. Previous owner's details on front endpaper and some technical notes on rear endpapers. 475 pages including index. View more info

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Artificial Silks

By: Trotman, S. R. And Trotman, E. R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Charles Griffin & Co, 1931

Edition: First Edition


With 80 illustrations. Describes the manufacture, properties, bleaching, dyeing and finishing of the different kinds of commercial artificial silks from the point of view of the student who has already aquired a knowledge of chemistry. Clean, bright copy in red boards showing light shelfwear and sunning to spine - 274 pages including index. View more info

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Artillery : Guns and Rocket Systems

By: O'Malley, T. J.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Greenhill Books, 1994

Edition: First Edition


Part of the Greenhill Military Manuals series. Clean, bright copy in pictorial laminated boards. Some faint sunning to page edges - 160 pp including glossary. Includes Includes thousands of facts on all the in-service artillery pieces of all the armed forces of the world. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Ashford from Steam to Eurostar (SIGNED COPY)

By: Mitchell, Vic ( Compiler )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Midhurst, West Sussex, Middleton Press, 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Compiler


The story of the evolution of one of Britain's premier steam locomotive and wagon building works. SIGNED by the compiler to the title page in black biro. Clean bright copy in pictorial laminated boards. Part of the Great Railway Eras Series - 96 pages. View more info

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Asphaltic Road Materials

By: Hatherly, L.W. and Leaver, P.C.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold, 1967

Edition: First Edition


Sets out the characteristics of those materials consisting of a mineral aggregate and bitumen binder, and discusses their nature, manufacture, testing and use, in all of which the authors take account of continual changes in theory and practice. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean bright copy in an unclipped (90s net) d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 380 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Aviation - The Complete Book of Aircraft and Flight

By: Mondey, David

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates, 1980

Edition: First Edition


Covers all aspects of aviation and flight, from the earliest days - when Man thought he could fly just by flapping his arms, to the extraordinary achievements of the space age. A very good clean copy in an unclipped dustjacket. Ilustrated throughout with both colour and black and white photographs and drawings. 400 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Bridging the Narrows (SIGNED COPY)

By: Gotchy, Joe

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Gig Harbor, WA, USA, The Peninsula Historical Society, 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


One of the men rerquired to build the Tacoma Narrows Bridge looks back and shares his experience. Includes numerous 'work in progress' photographs along with commentary. Clean, large format copy edited by Gladys C. Para. SIGNED by the author to the title page - 101 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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British Standard Recommendations for Terminal Markings for Electrical Machinery

By: Anon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, British Standards Institution, 1938


No. 822 - December 1938. Good, clean copy with many attached fold-out diagrams. View more info

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Broughton : From Wellington to Airbus

By: Barfield, Norman

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Tempus Publishing, 2007


Updated with new material relating to the major expansion to accommodate wing production for the airbus A380. Serves as a testament to the phenomenal success of this Welsh factory and its successful conversion into a state of the art production facility. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Capsule Calculus

By: Ritow, Ira

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co, 1963

Edition: First British Edition


Can be used as an introductory survey course for science and engineering students and as a revision text for practising scientists, engineers and economists. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelf wear & tear - 177 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info