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BAYES AND EMPIRICAL BAYES METHODS FOR DATA ANALYSIS
Written by Bradley P. Carlin; Thomas A. Louis.
Stock no. 1319630
Published by Chapman & Hall/Crc. Circa 2000. Very good condition.

Second Edition. Building on the first edition of their popular text Carlin and Louis introduce EB methords to demonstrate their usefulness in challenging applied settings, and to show how they can be implemented using modern Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods. Red glazed boards. 419 pages. ISBN: 1584881704. 5th printing. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some page corner tips creased. Contents clean.

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POWER ON LAND AND SEA
Written by J.F. Clarke.
Stock no. 2134058
Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 160 years of industrial enterprise on Tyneside. A history of R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie & Co. Ltd., Engineers and Shipbuilders. ISBN: 0950642118.

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BRITISH STEAM LOCOMOTIVE BUILDERS
Written by James W. Lowe.
Stock no. 2134044
Published by Guild Publishing. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased with a faded spine.

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FAULTS AND HOW TO FIND THEM
Written by J.S.V. Bickford.
Stock no. 2133948
Published by Iliffe & Sons Limited. Circa 1918. Good condition.

Motor Car Failures and Their Remedies Fully Explained. Brown cloth with white and black titles. 4th edition. Marks to covers. Chipping/fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine. Corners are bumped. Front joint next to half-title page is cracked. Pages are browned.

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HOW TO WORK SHEET METAL
Written by Herbert J. Dyer. Illustrated by Herbert J. Dyer.
Stock no. 2133947
Published by Percival Marshall And Co Ltd.. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition.

Stiff card covers. A practical man's description of metal working practice 'straight from the bench'. B/w illustrations. Tears and splits to spine; a little loss. Some marks to covers. Page edge browning; some grubby marks.

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MODEL LOCOMOTIVE BOILERMAKING (PSL MODEL ENGINEERING GUIDE)
Written by Alec F. Farmer.
Stock no. 1820326
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Based on the author's highly successful lecture 'Boilermaking Without Tears'. In well-illustrated, step-by-step instructions he explains the process of constructing a model coal-fired locomotive boiler, from the selection of tools and materials through the working of the metal. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 1852600071. Spine sunned and top of spine worn. Contents clean.

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WILLIAM STROUDLEY CRAFTSMAN OF STEAM
Written by H.J. Campbell Cornwell.
Stock no. 1820325
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The story of the locomotive design engineer William Stroudley. ISBN: 0715342568. Foxing and browning to text block, a little foxing to a few page margins. Red pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and worn, heavily faded to spine and grubby to rear panel.

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WEBER CARBURETORS
Written by Pat Braden.
Stock no. 1820307
Published by HPBooks. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Select, install & tune Weber sidedraft & downdraft carburetors for performance of economy. Theory of operation & design. Troubleshooting & repair. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos & diagrams. ISBN: 0895863774. Some damp crinkling across top margins (no staining). Light browning to text block.

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HOW TO PLAN AND BUILD A FAST ROAD CAR (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Daniel Stapleton.
Stock no. 1820306
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 187410560X. Spine faded. Text block lightly browned.

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HOW TO BUILD & MODIFY SPORTSCAR & KIT CAR SUSPENSION & BRAKES FOR ROAD & TRACK (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Des Hammill.
Stock no. 1820305
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Applies to all sportscars & kit cars with wishbone front suspension, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and wishbone or trailing arm rear suspension. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 1901295087. Spine faded. Small stain to vertical edge of text block.

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HOW TO BUILD, MODIFY & POWER TUNE CYLINDER HEADS (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Peter Burgess; David Gollan.
Stock no. 1820304
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

Expert advice on building and modifying cylinder heads for high performance with reliability. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1874105820. Text block browned. Some damp crinkling to margins leading to pages sticking but easily parted.

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HOW TO BUILD & POWER TUNE DISTRIBUTOR-TYPE IGNITION SYSTEMS (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Des Hammill.
Stock no. 1820303
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Covers all traditional ignition systems which include a distributor. Applies to all engine types. Tells you how to set-up and modify the whole ignition system to get optimum power from YOUR engine. Tells you how to time a modified engine. Does not cover ECU-controlled distributorless systems. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1874105766. Slight fading to spine, slight browning to text block.

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