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MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORS
Written by W. Worby Beaumont.
Stock no. 2133939
Published by Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1900. Good condition.

Large format. B/w photos. Brown cloth, gilt titles. Their Design, Construction and Working by Steam, Oil and Electricity. Some folding pages. Heavy bumping and wear to spine and corners; some fraying to cloth, especially at top and tail of spine. Marks and scuffs to covers. Endpapers appear to be missing - looks like possibly new pastedowns have been added previously. Foxing and marks to contents. Frontis has some edge-creasing and chips; creasing. Contents are complete, a few margin marks; some cracked hinges.

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JAMES WATT CRAFTSMAN & ENGINEER
Written by H.W. Dickinson.
Stock no. 2133602
Published by Babcock and Wilcox. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Spine and cover edges are faded. Some bumping and a few marks. Foxing and page edge browning.

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A CATECHISM OF THE STEAM ENGINE
Written by John Bourne.
Stock no. 2133319
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1885. Good condition.

Dark brown cloth with gilt title to spine. In its various applications in the arts, to which is now added a chapter on air and gas engines and another devoted to useful rules, tables and memoranda. New Edition, Much Enlarged and Mostly Rewritten. Illustrated with 212 woodcuts. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers; some spotting. Front endpaper is MISSING! Foxing to outer page edges. A few grubby marks.

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COMMERCIAL ROAD VEHICLES
Written by E.L. Cornwell.
Stock no. 1819290
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Tracing the development of passenger and goods-carrying vehicles operated by every type of motive power. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Browning to endpapers and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and rubbed to spine with small chips to top and tail, rear panel is a little scuffed and has a small closed tear to top edge.

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THE AGE OF MACHINERY
Written by Alexander R. Horne.
Stock no. 1819205
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Almost very good condition.

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.

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THE BOOK OF THE A4 PACIFICS PHOTOGRAPHIC ACCOMPANIMENT No.1
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819104
Published by Irwell Press. 2013. Fine condition.

Conjoined reprint. A4 locomotives. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781906919634.

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH TRACTION ENGINE
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 1818844
Published by Goose and Son. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. A serious engineering study tracing every aspect of the development of the traction engine. A few marks to board (minor). Text block browned. Price-cut yellow pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with some loss and tape repairs, fading to spine.

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ENGLISH AND AMERICAN STEAM CARRIAGES AND TRACTION ENGINES
Written by William Fletcher.
Stock no. 1818833
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1904 edition. With a new introduction by W.J. Hughes. Mustard boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0715362321. Spine cocked. Light browning to text block. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top edge of front panel.

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SAGA OF THE STEAM PLOUGH
Written by Harold Bonnett.
Stock no. 1818758
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. A general historical view of steam ploughing and lively accounts of the author's own experiences working in the fields with the steam plough. ISBN: 0715357425. SIGNED by the author to half-title page with place and date. Spine slightly cocked. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine and just a little grubby.

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THE STEAM ENGINE BUILDERS OF NORFOLK
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 1818752
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Norfolk engine builders and their products (mainly traction engines). ISBN: 0854296786. Spine slightly cocked. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly creased.

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THE COMPLEAT TRACTION ENGINEMAN
Written by E.E. Kimbell.
Stock no. 2131874
Published by Ian Allan. 1ST 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The author's everyday life with traction engines. ISBN: 0711004374. Tape glue marks to endpapers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded/browned to spine; edge-creased with some tears and chips, with a little loss.

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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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