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THE ART OF FORTRESS BUILDING IN HOSPITALLER MALTA 1530-1798: A STUDY OF BUILDING METHODS, MATERIALS, AND TECHNIQUES
Written by Stephen C. Spiteri.
Stock no. 1827811
Published by Bdl Publishing. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A study that seeks to examine the manner in which the Knights of the Order of St John and their military engineers went about designing, building, repairing, and arming their defensive works throughout the 268 years of their rule over the Maltese islands. A limited edition. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9789995720063. Very minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, scuffed to rear panel and damp stained to verso.

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BUILDING THE "VICTORIA" A 19TH CENTURY STEAM ENGINE: CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Written by Andrew Smith.
Stock no. 1327474
Published by Model And Allied Publications. 1982. Nearly fine condition.

Revised edition. Green cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0852427735. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Contents fine.

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THOMPSON AND PEPPERCORN LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS
Written by H.C.B. Rogers.
Stock no. 1327445
Published by Ian Allan Ltd.. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book analyses dispassionately and in great depth the work of the two successors to the incomparable Gresley. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711009104. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Dustwrapper has a small tear to top edge of front panel.

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THE ART OF THE ENGINEER
Written by Ken Baynes; Francis Pugh.
Stock no. 1827731
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book reproduces and discusses a selection of mechanical engineering drawings made for the transport industries between the late sixteenth century and the 1980s. Large format. Blue cloth boards, white title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations, a few colour. ISBN: 0718825063. Text block lightly browned, a few minor foxspots to top edge. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few closed-tears (no loss).

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NOVEL INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES FOR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT AND EMISSION REDUCTION
Written by Arkhilendra Pratap Singh; Avinash Kumar Agarwal.
Stock no. 1327426
Published by Springer. 1st 2021. Nearly fine condition.

Energy, Environment, and Sustainability series. Different aspects of internal combustion engines including engine performance and emissions, presenting various solutions to resolve these issues. Cardwraps. 263 pages. Colour diagrams. A physical print on demand book (printed by Lightning Source). ISBN: 9789811615849. Minimal rubbing to corners. Light creases to lower page corner tips.

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INTELLIGENT MACHINING OF COMPLEX AVIATION COMPONENTS
Written by Dinghua Zhang; Ming Luo; Baohai Wu; Ying Zhang.
Stock no. 1327425
Published by Springer. 1st 2021. Slightly better than very good condition.

Research on Intelligent Manufacturing series. The basic theoretical model and implementation method of intelligent machining technology. Orange cardwraps. 198 pages. A physical print on demand book, printed by Lightning Source. ISBN: 9789811615887. Slight rubbing to cover edges.

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SIR NIGEL GRESLEY THE ENGINEER AND HIS FAMILY
Written by Geoffrey Hughes.
Stock no. 1327335
Published by The Oakwood Press. 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oakwood Library of Railway History OL118. Green cardwraps. 216 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853615799. Minimal rubbing to corners. A couple of very small black marks to lower edge of textblock.

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THE MASTER BLADESMITH: ADVANCED STUDIES IN STEEL
Written by Jim Hrisoulas.
Stock no. 1327290
Published by Paladin Press. 2010. Very good condition.

An advanced study on steel for experienced bladesmiths anxious to perfect their forging skills and knowledge. Cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9781581605433. Covers slightly edge rubbed, crease to lower corner of front cover.

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BUILDING MASTIFF
Written by L.C. Mason.
Stock no. 1327274
Published by Model & Allied Publications; Argus Books Ltd. 1st 1975. Very good condition.

A 4-cylinder petrol engine. Cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0852424299. Covers edge rubbed and faded, especially to spine. Grubby marks to front cover. Contents lightly browned but clean.

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LANDSLIDES IN SOUTH WALES VALLEYS
Written by George Knox.
Stock no. 1827465
Published by The South Wales Institute Of Engineers. 1967. Almost very good condition.

Excerpt from Proceedings, Volume XLIII, nos. 2 and 3, 1927/28 with discussion. Pages 161-281 of said Proceeedings. Greem cardwraps. A few b/w photos and charts. Name in ink to front cover. A few grubby marks to covers. Glued binding is drying out but currently pages are holding although some hinges are weak. A few minor fox spots present.

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THOMPSON AND PEPPERCORN LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS
Written by H.C.B. Rogers.
Stock no. 1827359
Published by Ian Allan Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book analyses dispassionately and in great depth the work of the two successors to the incomparable Gresley. Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711009104. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine and lower edges. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned, worn at top & tail of spine with tape repair, title to spine is sunned.

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BRUNEL: THE MAN WHO BUILT THE WORLD
Written by Steven Brindle; Dan Cruickshank.
Stock no. 1826987
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, title to spine. This book draws on Brunel's own diaries, letters and sketchbooks to understand his life, times and work. ISBN: 0297844083. Lower edge of boards have light indentations. Faint, minor score mark to front board (approx 4"). Contents fine. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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