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COLIN CHAPMAN: THE MAN AND HIS CARS
Written by Gerard Crombac.
Stock no. 1824587
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of the man at the head of Lotus cars. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850597331. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed. Musty odour present.

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THE MECCANO MAGAZINE 1961-1981 (THE HORNBY COMPANION SERIES)
Written by Joseph Manduca.
Stock no. 1824569
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

seventh volume of the Hornby Companion series, dealing with the history, images and content of The Meccano Magazine. The Meccano Magazine was one of the greatest boys' magazines of its kind and a vivid reminder of Britain's engineering achievements. Large oblong format. Light grey cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0904568377. Text block has a few minor grubby marks. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper has a 1.5% closed tear to lower edge of front panel, small closed tear to either side of top of spine.

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WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AERO ENGINES: FROM THE PIONEERS TO THE PRESENT DAY
Written by Bill Gunston.
Stock no. 1824525
Published by Sutton Publishing. 5th 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Fifth Edition. B/w photos and diagrams. 260 Pages. ISBN: 075094479X. Light top edge crease to top edge of page 35-38 else a fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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DEVELOPMENT OF POWER IN THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY FROM 1700 - 1930
Written by Richard L. Hills.
Stock no. 1824402
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Landmark Collector's Library. How the power requirements of the textile industry evolved over the years. Hand spinning and weaving are described so that principles of later power-driven machinery may be understood. The main theme is cotton, but mechanisation in the wool and silk industries are examined as well. Mainly covers Yorkshire, Lancashire and the west of England. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843063506. Light vertical crease to front endpaper. Contents fine. Minor scuffing to pictorial dustwrapper.

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FLIGHT AND AIRCRAFT ENGINEER VOL. XLIX
No author listed.
Stock no. 1824290
Published by Flight Publishing Co. Ltd. 1946. Almost very good condition.

First Aeronautical Weekly in the World, founded January 1909. Volume XLIX covers January to June, 1946. Nos 1932 to 1956 bound in one volume. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations and a few colour, some folding illustrations. Ex-library in library binding. Boards grubby and marked, spine faded and stained. Text block browned. Library markings to front endpaper and some magazine title pages. Binding is tight. Old post-it note stuck to page 57 pulling surface paper from page. A few foxspots and some page browning but contents generally clean.

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THE 1000 BHP GRAND PRIX CARS
Written by Ian Bamsey.
Stock no. 1824042
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

In the mid-eighties the performance of Grand Prix cars reached an alltime peak. This book is an authoratitive record of the short, but memorable reign of these titans. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0854296174. Light pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Slight musty odour present.

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THE STORY OF THE BRITANNIA IRON WORKS
Written by Michael R. Lane.
Stock no. 1824039
Published by Quiller Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The famous engineering company founded in 1848 by William Marshall. They produced Portable Steam Engines, Traction Engines, Threshing Machines and Agricultural Machinery, Stationary Steam Engines, Tractors and Tea Manufacturing Machinery. ISBN: 1870948858. Base of spine shelf-worn. Small purple pen mark to page 99 - hardly discernible. Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby. Musty odour present.

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COLIN CHAPMAN'S LOTUS
Written by Robin Read.
Stock no. 1824004
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Early Years, the Elite and Origins of the Elan. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0854297030. Boards clean. Pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Else contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Musty odour present.

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IN SEARCH OF FAME AND FORTUNE: THE LEAHY FAMILY OF ENGINEERS 1780-1888
Written by Brendan O'Donoghue.
Stock no. 2140543
Published by Geography Publications. Circa 2006. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906602920. A few marks to covers and outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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FOWLER'S MECHANICS' & MACHINISTS' POCKET BOOK 1922
Written by William H. Fowler.
Stock no. 2140307
Published by The Scientific Publishing Co.. 1922. Good condition.

Stiff card covers. 14th annual edition. B/w diagrams. A synopsis of practical rules for fitters, turners, millwrights, erectors, pattern makers, foundrymen, draughtsmen, apprentices, students, etc. etc Scuffing and marks to covers. Splitting to spine; chipping. Binding is starting to become weak. Page edge browning.

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A C MOTORS AND CONTROL GEAR
Written by A.J. Coker; E. Molloy.
Stock no. 2140305
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A practical work for installation engineers, contractors, plant engineers and works electricians. Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear along cover edges and to corners. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some marks; ink stain to front panel.

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THE MODEL ENGINEER AND AMATEUR ELECTRICIAN VOL. V - 1901
Written by Percival Marshall.
Stock no. 2139858
Published by Dawbarn & Ward Limited; Argus Books Ltd. 1st thus 1977. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with black titles. July - December. Facsimile edition. A journal of Mechanics and Electricity for Amateurs and Students. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0852425287. Spotting/some marks to covers. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and margins.

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