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STATIONARY STEAM ENGINE MAKERS VOLUME 1 (LANDMARK COLLECTOR'S LIBRARY)
Written by George Watkins; A.P. Woolrich.
Stock no. 1326690
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Illustrations, photographs and descriptions of stationary steam engine makers. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1843062003. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and slightly faded to spine.

Price: £35.00 £29.75.

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AN ALBUM OF 'SENTINEL' WORKS PHOTOGRAPHS No. 1 STANDARDS & SUPERS
Written by Joseph L. Thomas; Anthony R. Thomas.
Stock no. 1826990
Published by Woodpecker Publications. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An album covering the Simpson-Bodman and Simpson-Bibby waggons, the Glasgow and Shrewsbury built standards, and the Super-Sentinel waggons with their tractor and stationary engine derivatives, the last of which was made in 1930. Large format. Glazed illustrated boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863171818. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creasedd and lightly marked.

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WALTER HANCOCK AND HIS COMMON ROAD STEAM CARRIAGES
Written by Francis James.
Stock no. 1826025
Published by Laurence Oxley. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of Walter Hancock who produced steam vehicles of many types, from his steam Phaeton of 1836 to the five ton Automaton. This is his life and work as written by his great great grand nephew. The second half of the book contains a reprint of Walter Hancock's Narrative of Twelve Years' Experiments (1824-36) dealing with Steam Carriages ont he Common Roads, together with the original engravings as published in 1838. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950134775. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to title page. Faint damp patch from dustwrapper to rear board. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block. Tiny nick to lower edge of first couple of pages. Text block a little grubby and dampstained. Orange dustwrapper is damp stained to verso, lightly edge-worn and lightly marked.

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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BUILDING THE "VICTORIA" A 19TH CENTURY STEAM ENGINE: CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Written by Andrew Smith.
Stock no. 1825055
Published by Model And Allied Publications. 1st thus 1982. Very good condition.

Revised edition. Green cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0852427735. Covers browned, rear cover has slight surface loss. Contents browned else clean.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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A PASSION FOR STEAM
Written by Marc Horovitz.
Stock no. 1825047
Published by Atlantic Publishers. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small scale steam locomotives and how they work. Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9781902827186. Corners very lightly rubbed. Tiny closed tear to top of half-title page. Rear endpaper creased on the diagonal to top corner, imprinting a light diagonal mark across top of index page. Otherwise contents fine. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is worn at top & tail of spine and a little scuffed to rear panel.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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THE TRACTION ENGINE COMPANION
Written by Peter Haining.
Stock no. 1824877
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, silver titles. B/w photos. The development and manufacture of traction engines from the 1850's. ISBN: 0709010214. Minor foxing and browning to text block else clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners and browned to rear panel.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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STEAMBOATING GUIDE
Written by Roger Calvert; Rob Van Es.
Stock no. 1824083
Published by Steam Boat Association. 2nd 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition. A synthesis of knowledge and experience gathered over the years which is intended to assist members in building, running, and improving a steam powered boat. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos & diagrams and a few colour. Couple of marks to text block. Contents clean.

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NENE VALLEY RAILWAY A JOURNEY BY STEAM
Written by Nathan Wilson.
Stock no. 2139488
Published by Mainline & Maritime Ltd. 1st 2020. Fine condition.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. Stsndard Gauge Album No. 1. ISBN: 9781900340687.

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THE END OF A REVOLUTION: THE LAST DAYS OF STATIONARY STEAM
Written by Colin Bowden.
Stock no. 1823409
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Landmark Collector's Library. The reciprocating steam engine as a source of industrial power almost completely disappeared during the final years of the twentieth century. This book illustrates some of the last of those engines still working, and others which remained on site, out of use or derelict. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843063520. A review copy with press release present.

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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THE TEXTILE MILL ENGINE VOLUME 1
Written by George Watkins.
Stock no. 1322492
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. David & Charles Library of Textile History. ISBN: 071534983X. Spine bumped. Pale page browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is price-cut, edge rubbed with a tear to top edge of front panel.

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THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE
Written by D.B. Barton.
Stock no. 1823396
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st thus 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Edition. A survey of its history and development in the mines of Cornwall and Devon from before 1800, with something of its use elsewhere in Britain and abroad. Mottled blue/grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Top edge grey. Vertical crease to spine else boards clean. Text block a little dusty. Neat inscription in ink to flyleaf. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, edge-rubbed and grubby, brown marks to rear panel.

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THE BIRTH OF THE STEAMBOAT
Written by H. Philip Spratt.
Stock no. 2135962
Published by Charles Griffin & Company Limited. 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Small fade mark to base of spine. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few marks and some scuffs.

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