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Image for The Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Topographical Listing of Members 1st August 1958

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Topographical Listing of Members 1st August 1958

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Institution of Mechanical Engineers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R23728


223pp, index to countries, alphabetical listing by surname within towns and cities within England and the rest of the world. Red boards, slight sunning to spine, light general wear, VG clean tight copy. View more info

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Electrical Variable Speed Drives

By: Bush, KG

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018697


vi + 138pp, index, glossary, appendix, illustrations. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Die Deutschen Raketenflugzeuge, 1935 - 1945. Die Entwicklung einer umwälzenden Technik

Die Deutschen Raketenflugzeuge, 1935 - 1945. Die Entwicklung einer umwälzenden Technik

By: Dressel, Joachim / Griehl, Manfred

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Motorbuch Verlag: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019274


200pp, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, drawings. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, slight spine fading, a VG clean tight copy. German text only. The development of German Rocket Planes. View more info

Image for In Vitro Fertilization. Second Edition

In Vitro Fertilization. Second Edition

By: Elder, Kay / Dale, Brian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: R14958


xii + 310pp, index, illustrated. Card covers, VG tight copy. This new edition distils a wealth of practical and scientific detail for the benefit of all IVF practitioners. View more info

Image for Engines 1900-02: Articles from Issues of  American Machinist Magazine Published from 1900 Through 1902 Revealing the Design, Construction and Repair of Engines

Engines 1900-02: Articles from Issues of American Machinist Magazine Published from 1900 Through 1902 Revealing the Design, Construction and Repair of Engines

By: Engineering Magazine

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, Lindsay Publications Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 021354


96pp, illustrated with photographs and drawings throughout. Large format softback, slight creasing to upper front corner otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. Interesting mix of technical articles with fascinating period illustrations. View more info

Image for The Astronomical Clock (Made for the First Time By Geoffrey H Bell)

The Astronomical Clock (Made for the First Time By Geoffrey H Bell)

By: Ferguson, James (1710 - 1776)

Price: £10.00

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 020997


18pp, fold-out drawing, 1 plate, includes a facsimile reprint of the chapter on the Astronomical Clock described by James Ferguson in his Select Mechanical Exercises, 1778. No publishing data. Card covers, one neat ink correction to a date otherwise a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

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The Human Touch: Our Part in the Creation of a Universe

By: Frayn, Michael

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020959


505pp, index, notes, not illustrated. Blue boards, general light browning to pages, very slight foxing to edges, overall a VG copy in (small nick to spine head, not price-clipped, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. This is the 3rd impression of the 2006 first edition. Flat signed by the author on the title page. View more info

Image for Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day

Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day

By: Galileo Galilei / Frova, Andrea / Marenzana, Mariapiera / Translated By Jim McManus in Collaboration with the Authors

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017756


xx + 493pp, index, main texts and additional reading, illustrations. Black boards, 4 pages uncut otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for VTT Symposium 41: Nuclear Power Plant Training Simulators IAEA/NPPCI Specialists' Meeting (Espoo, Finland, 12-14 September 1983)

VTT Symposium 41: Nuclear Power Plant Training Simulators IAEA/NPPCI Specialists' Meeting (Espoo, Finland, 12-14 September 1983)

By: Haapanen, Pentii J / Heimburger, Harri J (Editors)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Finland, Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT): 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R23717


516pp, plus 2 appendices, illustrated. Softback, light wear only, VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Principles and Explanations of Timekeepers By Harrison, Arnold and Earnshaw

Principles and Explanations of Timekeepers By Harrison, Arnold and Earnshaw

By: Harrison, John / Earnshaw, Thomas / Arnold, John

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, British Horological Institute Ltd: 1984

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 021269


30pp + 31pp + plates + 63pp + plates. Facsimile reprint of 2 books:- 'The Principles of Mr. Harrison's Time-keeper, with Plates of the Same' (1767) and ''Explanations of Time-keepers, Constructed by Mr. Thomas Earnshaw and the Late Mr. John Arnold' (1806). Facsimiles preceded by a 'Introduction and Technical Appraisal' by Jonathan Betts. Quarter-bound in buff leather over decorated boards, very slight fading to spine, overall a VG copy. View more info

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Archdale Machine Tools

By: James Archdale & Co. Ltd

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Birmingham, James Archdale & Co. Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021119


100pp, 75 illustrations plus photographs, plans. Pictorial boards, slight edge rubbing and fading, general light foxing, a few marks otherwise, a Good tight copy in a Fair to Good (edge chipped with loss mainly to spine head/tail, top edge of rear panel and corners, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. History of the famous machine tool manufacturers, latterly based at Blackpole, Worcester. Scarce company history. View more info

Image for Sparks and Flames: Ignition in Engines - An Historical Approach

Sparks and Flames: Ignition in Engines - An Historical Approach

By: MacKeand, Crawford

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Tyndar Press,US: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021419


viii +168pp, index, bibliography, illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. The story of gas engine technology. View more info

Image for The Scientification of Love (Revised Edition)

The Scientification of Love (Revised Edition)

By: Odent, Michel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Free Association Books: 2001

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 020991


xii + 135pp, index, chapter references, not illustrated. Black cloth boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Playing Safe: Science and the Environment (Prospects for Tomorrow)

Playing Safe: Science and the Environment (Prospects for Tomorrow)

By: Porritt, Jonathon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017469


143pp, index, bibliography. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Signed personalised dedication from the author to 1/2 title page.This book considers in detail: climate change; genetic engineering and toxic chemicals. View more info

Image for Practical Microscopy: An Introduction to Microscopical Methods

Practical Microscopy: An Introduction to Microscopical Methods

By: Scales, F Shillington

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Bailliere, Tindall & Cox: 1926

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 017482


ix + 332pp, index, appendix, 121 illustrations. Green boards, slight sunning to spine, small nick to spine head otherwise light wear only, light foxing to contents, mainly to endpapers. No dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Library of the Earls of MacClesfield Removed from Shirburn Castle. Part Six: Science P-Z Plus Addenda . London, 25-26 October 2005

The Library of the Earls of MacClesfield Removed from Shirburn Castle. Part Six: Science P-Z Plus Addenda . London, 25-26 October 2005

By: Sotheby's Staff

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021485


507pp, inddex, lots 1572 - 2290 featured, bibliography. Blue cloth boards, manuscript illustration inlaid to front, light wear only, a VG copy. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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Modern Heating and Lighting

By: Staff of Alden, Engineers, Oxford

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Alden, Engineers:

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 021351


79pp, black and white photographs, drawings. Large format spiral bound publication, card covers, open vignette to front, this is a brochure produced by Alden, Engineers, undated but pencilled note to front suggests circa 1936. The Foreword details services offered, the rest of the book lists buildings wherein they have installed their engineering equipment in whole or in part. Includes private residences, colleges and schools, public buildings, banks etc., churches. A fe... View more info

Image for Linear Perspective: Or, a New Method of Representing Justly All Manner of Objects as They Appear to the Eye in All Situations. A Work Necessary for Painters, Architects, Etc., To Judge of, and Regulate Designs By.

Linear Perspective: Or, a New Method of Representing Justly All Manner of Objects as They Appear to the Eye in All Situations. A Work Necessary for Painters, Architects, Etc., To Judge of, and Regulate Designs By.

By: Taylor, Brook

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: London, R Knaplock: 1715

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019721


42pp + 2pp list of books printed for R Knaplock + 18 plates. Half-leather calf over marbled boards, edge rubs, some leather loss to spine head/base and a section lifting near the head. Gilt on black spine title label, small edge losses to same. Binding is fragile, rear board attached over its full length, front board weak and attached over only perhaps one quarter of its length. Engraving headpiece to first page. General foxing to contents, some marks, small hole to 1 pa... View more info

Image for Small Worlds: The Dynamics of Networks between Order and Randomness (Princeton Studies in Complexities)

Small Worlds: The Dynamics of Networks between Order and Randomness (Princeton Studies in Complexities)

By: Watts, Duncan J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Princeton University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020950


xv + 262pp, index, bibliography, notes, charts, data tables, graphs. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Nuclear Energy Maturity: Proceedings of the European Nuclear Conference, Paris, 21-25 April 1975. INVITED SESSIONS

Nuclear Energy Maturity: Proceedings of the European Nuclear Conference, Paris, 21-25 April 1975. INVITED SESSIONS

By: Zaleski, Pierre (Editor-in-Chief) / Sher, R / Mantega, M / Geuron, J / Willaims, MMR (Editors)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R23715


xvii + 285pp, illustrated. A series of papers given at the conference, under the following session headings:- Licensing and Regulation; Fusion; Special Applications; Enrichment Methods (I); Enrichment Methods (II); Financing and Insurance; Education and Public Information. Green boards in clear wrapper, owners name (one of the participants) to front pastedown otherwise VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Nuclear Energy Maturity: Proceedings of the European Nuclear Conference, Paris, 21-25 April 1975. PLENARY SESSIONS

Nuclear Energy Maturity: Proceedings of the European Nuclear Conference, Paris, 21-25 April 1975. PLENARY SESSIONS

By: Zaleski, Pierre (Editor-in-Chief) / Sher, R / Mantega, M / Geuron, J / Willaims, MMR (Editors)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R23716


xviii + 339pp, illustrated. A series of papers given at the conference, under the following headings:- Part I: Ceremonial Addresses; Part II: Plenary Sessions; Part III: Special Sessions on Breeding. Green boards in clear wrapper, owners name (one of the participants) to front pastedown otherwise VG clean tight copy. View more info