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The Forces of Nature turned to the Service of Man. Some ordinary useful applications of the sciences explained in simple language for young people. Blue boards, pale blue titles. B/w illustrations. Boards marked, spine and title to spine faded. Endpapers and text block heavily browned. Rear pastedown has a sticky label stuck to it and pencil scribble. Rust spot to gutter edge of prelims.
Dark blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. The Industrial Archaeology of the British Isles. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Sticker from a US publisher/distributor stuck to bottom of title page. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; a few marks.
KNOW YOUR LISTER: TYPES - H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R
Written by David W. Edgington.
Stock no. 1818988
Published by David W. Edgington. 1st 1983. Very good condition.
Early Lister stationary engines. Large format. Yellow pictorial paperwraps. B/w photos & illustrations. 40 pages including front and rear cover. Light creasing to covers.
A pictorial survey of bus building from the twenties to the forties with a brief histroy. Oblong format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0903839172. A couple of foxspots to vertical edge of text block. Contents clean.
THE HISTORY OF MANN'S PATENT STEAM CART AND WAGON COMPANY
Written by Eur Ing John Pease.
Stock no. 1818843
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A history of this well known, but little documented, steam engine builder. Landmark Collector's Library series. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 1843062054.
Small format. 2nd edition. Limp vinyl blue cardwraps, white titles. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 1852260009. Text block a little grubby, minor foxing to top edge.
CORNWALL'S CENTRAL MINES THE NORTHERN DISTRICT
Written by T.A. Morrison.
Stock no. 2131982
Published by Alison Hodge. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Northern District 1810-1895. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906720109.
An illustrated history of the world's steam age. Colour & b/w illustrations. Pumping water, driving mills, propelling ships as well as railways. ISBN: 1871487501. Light rubbing to base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded to rear panel and rubbed at top of spine.
Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. The story of the Nuffield Car Company. Bumping to spine. Small tape residue to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and small nicks and chips; a few marks.
Catalogue of hardware, architectural ironmongery, engineer's supplies etc. Yellow cloth. 632 pages. B/w photos and illustrations of hardware etc. Boards a little grubby. Front joint is pulled exposing muslin cloth beneath. Page 108A and 109A loosely inserted but present (printed after binding had occurred). Text block browned. Contents generally clean.
Their Architectural Character, Construction and Place in the European Tradition. An economic and social history of the English lead mining and smelting industries as it applies to the Yorkshire Dales. Numerous b/w photos and scale drawings by the author. Large format. Limited edition of 1000 copies. SIGNED by the author, copy no. 977. Cvoers are edge bumped and dusty. Light browning to endpapers. Name and date in biro to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge creased with small hole to top of spine and spine slightly browned. Price on front flap has been blotted out and a 'new' price stamped below.
Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 92 pages. ISBN: 0952726734. A few light scuff marks to dustwrapper.