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METAL AIRCRAFT CONSTRUCTION
Written by M. Langley.
Stock no. 2132222
Published by Gale & Polden, Ltd.. 1st 1932. Very good condition.

Blue cloth. B/w photos and illustrations. A review for Aeronautical Engineers of the Modern International Practice in Metal Construction of Aircraft. Bumping and wear to spine, cover edges and corners. Browning to spine. Page edge browning.

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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.

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PARK ROYAL COACHWORKS VOLUME ONE 1924-1944
Written by Alan Townsin.
Stock no. 1818979
Published by The Transport Publishing Company. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

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.

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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.

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AUTOMOTIVE HANDBOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818832
Published by Bosch. 2nd 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

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.

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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.

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THE POWER OF STEAM
Written by Asa Briggs.
Stock no. 1818619
Published by Book Promotions Limited. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

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.

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THE NUFFIELD STORY
Written by Robert Jackson.
Stock no. 2131756
Published by Frederick Muller Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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KENNEDY'S CATALOGUE 60
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818391
Published by Kennedy's. Circa 1950. Good condition.

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.

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THE LEAD SMELTING MILLS OF THE YORKSHIRE DALES
Written by Robert T. Clough.
Stock no. 1318120
Published by Robert T. Clough. 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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THE ABER BRANCH: CAERPHILLY TO SENGHENYDD
Written by Colin Chapman.
Stock no. 1818051
Published by Welsh Railways Research Circle. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 92 pages. ISBN: 0952726734. A few light scuff marks to dustwrapper.

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SOUTH WALES PORTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317970
Published by British Transport Docks. Circa 1964. Very good condition.

Cardwraps. B/w and colour photos and diagrams. 67 numbered pages. Some light rubbing to cover edges.

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