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1 Manufacture of Ball and Roller Bearings (reprinted from 'Engineering' Dec 3rd, 10th and 17th, 1948)
The Hoffman Manufacturing Co. Ltd [c. 1948] Chelmsford Essex 1948 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim stapled booklet with green paper covers. 17 pages. Publication date not stated but is c. 1948. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 306932 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
16 Global Mission: The Story of Alcan, Volume I to 1950
Campbell, Duncan C. Ontario Publishing Company Limited Canada 1985 0919354068 / 9780919354067 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding tight and sound. Oatmeal / beige publisher's original cloth. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Minor rubs to the dust jacket edges. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose archival-quality clear protective sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear. Founded in 1902 as the Northern Aluminium Company, Limited, renamed Aluminium Company of Canada, Limited in 1925 and then Alcan Aluminium Limited in 1966, Alcan built their Banbury factory in 1931. At its peak the Banbury plant employed around 4000 people and it was closed in 2007. pp. ix, 438. 058012 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
2 Piggies' Week End Camp [Pop-up book, No. 1 in the Treasure Hour series]
Murray Sales and Service Co 63 St Paul's Road, London Soft cover Good Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
n.d. Small children's pop up book from the Murray Sales and Service Co Treasure Hour Series; the first book in the series. Card covers with four pop-up card pages. The pop ups are in good condition though there is a repair to the underside of the spine hinge of the first pop up. The interior of the book, i.e the undersides of the pages, also have some marks from old damp exposure. There are a few light marks to the four pop-ups. Some light creasing to the covers and minor rubs to cover edges. 16.5 x 10cm. 105580 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
17 Global Mission: The Story of Alcan, Volume I to 1950
Campbell, Duncan C. Ontario Publishing Company Limited Canada 1985 0919354068 / 9780919354067 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding tight and sound. Oatmeal / beige publisher's original cloth. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Minor rubs to the dust jacket edges. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose archival-quality clear protective sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear. Founded in 1902 as the Northern Aluminium Company, Limited, renamed Aluminium Company of Canada, Limited in 1925 and then Alcan Aluminium Limited in 1966, Alcan built their Banbury factory in 1931. At its peak the Banbury plant employed around 4000 people and it was closed in 2007. pp. ix, 438. 058013 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
3 Alice in Wonderland: With Three Dimensional Pop-Up Scences (Fairy-Tale Pop-Ups)
Adapted from the story by Lewis Carroll ; illustrated by Maria Taylor Tango Books 2014 1857078144 / 9781857078145 Hardcover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent, near fine, as new condition, but the front cover has faded very slightly. A stunning 3D pop-up scene version of Alice in Wonderland. Beautiful design. RRP. 16.99. 304131 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 The Motor Car: 'How it Works' (A Ladybird Book, Series 654)
Carey, David Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1965 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First published in 1965; this copy is not a first edition but is a very early printing from c. 1966. A really nice, clean and tight copy. Near fine condition. Binding firm and pages bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. Printed price of 2/6 inside. Tally of over 180 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover (I believe the first edition had a tally of 150). No other titles listed on the back. 105272 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
4 Changing to the Metric System: Conversion Factors, Symbols and Definitions
Anderton, Pamela & Bigg, P. H. Her Majesty's Stationery Office London 1965 Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. Cover edges rubbed. Otherwise very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. 46pp. 048545 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
19 The Motor Car: 'How it Works' (A Ladybird Book, Series 654)
Carey, David Ladybird Books Loughborough 1971 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. Revised edition; original edition was first published in 1965 and the revised edition was first published in 1971. This looks like a c. 1972 edition but then has a printed price of 30p on the back cover which indicates later than 1972. A tiny brown mark to the front cover. Very slight rubs to the head of the spine and a bump to the base of the spine. The binding is firm and tight. In excellent condition inside - no previous owner's names or inscription; no handling creases to pages; pages are fresh and bright. pp. 52. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 30p on the back cover. No tally. The last title listed on the back is The Telephone. 307281 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 How We Found Out about Oil
Asimov, Isaac Longman 1982 0582391571 / 9780582391574 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. 53pp. Very clean condition. No names or inscriptions. 042133 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 How it Works - Farm Machinery (A Ladybird Book, Series 654)
Carey, David ; with illustrations by B. H. Robinson Wills & Hepworth Loughborough 1970 0721402658 / 9780721402659 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Robinson, B. H. 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. In very good clean condition. A small bump to the top edge of the front board and light bruises to the spine ends. Greyish minor marks to the rear boards. First edition. Previous owner's name written neatly in pen at the top edge of the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages clean, unmarked and free from handling creases or other wear. A really nice copy. pp. 52. Dual price of 2/6 and 12.5p printed on the back cover, together with 10-digit ISBN number and tally mentioned of over 260 available Ladybird titles. This is the last title of 9 in the series listed on the rear board. 106696 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 Text-Book of Assaying for the Use of Those Connected with Mines
Beringer, C. & Beringer, J. J. Charles Griffin and Company, Limited London 1895 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1895. 3rd revised edition. Original red cloth binding, black endpapers. Previous owner's signature on reverse of f.e.p., half-title page, title page, prefaratory page and contents. Some light scattered foxing to pages, pencil underlining and annotation to a few pages. Surface crack to front inner hinge at half-title page. pp. xvi, 404 + 48 [publisher's catalogue]. 021956 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
21 The Rocket: 'How it Works' (A Ladybird Book, Series 654)
Carey, David ; with illustrations by B. H. Robinson Ladybird Books Loughborough 1967 0721401287 / 9780721401287 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt black pictorial boards. Not a first edition; this copy is a later printing from c. 1980-2. Some rubs to spine edges, ends and corners. Boards clean. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. Printed 10-digit ISBN number but no price on the back cover. 306526 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
7 The Principles of Thermodynamics
Birtwistle, George Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1931 Blue Cloth Good+ No Jacket 8vo - 8.5" Tall 
Reading lean to the spine, bumps to cover edges. Name to the front endpaper, small bookseller sticker to the front pastedown. Light foxing to endpapers and closed page edges. 168pp. 036520 
Price: 6.95 GBP

 
22 A Christmas Carol Pop-up Book
Dickens, Charles ; illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus ; text adapted by Betty Rn Wright ; paper engineering by Dick Dudley Methuen Children's Books London 1986 0416965504 / 9780416965506 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Laminated pictorial boards. Some light creasing to the pop ups but they are all in good working order. One pull tab moving picture does not slide as well as it should and could do with a repair. A fun children's picture book edition of this Christmas Classic. 307585 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
8 Glossary of Terms Used in the Wrought Aluminium Industry (British Standard 3660 : 1963)
British Standard Institution British Standards Institution London 1963 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. The staples have corroded / rusted slightly. Previous owner's name is written in the top corner of the front cover. 40pp. 051678 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
23 Old Stationary Engines (Shire Library)
Edgington, David W. Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0747805946 / 9780747805946 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 5.99. pp. 56. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 307896 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
9 A Christmas Diorama
Brown, Graham (conceived and designed by) ; Wilgress, Paul (paper engineering) ; Gray, Carole (illustrated by) Brown Wells & Jacobs Limited 1992 1873829167 / 9781873829165 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand but very good condition. The pop-ups are all in very good condition. When published, the book came with extra punch-out cardboard figures to use, freestanding, within the diorama - these are missing. However, the diorama itself is still in super condition and can give much enjoyment as a backdrop, as a nativity scene or play setting. There are four scenes, from the Annunciation in Mary's house in Nazareth, to the Adoration of the Magi in Bethlehem. Laminated pictorial boards. Size when closed 26cm x 21cm. 306437 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
24 Old Stationary Engines (Shire Library)
Edgington, David W. Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0747805946 / 9780747805946 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 5.99. pp. 56. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 307897 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
10 The Great Western Railway (Shire Library)
Bryan, Tim Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2010 0747807884 / 9780747807889 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. pp. 64. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 307911 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
25 Scientific Method in Production Management
Gedye, G. R. Oxford University Press London 1965 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Slightly bumped corners and faded spine. Lacks dust jacket. In very good, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 232pp. 051633 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Great Western Railway (Shire Library)
Bryan, Tim Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2010 0747807884 / 9780747807889 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. pp. 64. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 307912 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
26 Engineering Reorganization
Gillespie, James J. Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. London 1945 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original black boards. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is generally greyed and has some rubs and chips with two small areas of loss to the top edge of the back cover. DJ not price clipped. pp. xviii, 268. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 028745 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Great Western Railway (Shire Library)
Bryan, Tim Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2010 0747807884 / 9780747807889 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 6.99. pp. 64. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 307902 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
27 Bookano Stories, with Pictures that Spring up in Model Form - No. 1 [c. 1933]
Giraud, S. Louis (edited by) Strand Publications [c. 1933] Norfolk Street, London 1933 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
No publication date but I believe this volume (the first of 17 Bookano Stories volumes) to be c. 1933. The last Bookano Stories pop-up volume was published in 1949. Hardback, with pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine is pictorial paper-covered grey cloth. The binding is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with some loss to the paper covering at the head and tail of the spine, exposing grey cloth binding underneath. Thick card pages - age-toned / tanned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Small piece of sellotape at the top edge of the front pastedown. The binding is firm but there are numerous superficial cracks throughout the textblock, at the spine. There are 6 pop-ups in this volume, No. 1. The last three are in poor condition - all have some bits missing. The first two are very good, complete, but with a couple of minor repairs and the centrefold pop-up is in excellent condition. Some light occasional foxing. Unpaginated. 105934 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
13 Industrial Archaeology 1970, Volume 7 of Industrial Archaeology: The Journal of the History of Industry and Technology
Butt, John (ed.) David & Charles Newton Abbot 1971 0715351117 / 9780715351116 Hard Cover Good Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Bound edition of the complete year for 1970. Ex-library copy, which has had its front endpaper removed and the top corner of the half-title page clipped. Library stamps on the publisher page. The outer textblock page edges are lightly tanned. The dust jacket has a small mark from a previous library sticker on the spine. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 480pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 048615 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
28 Vision to Reality - In Total Harmony: Hong Kong International Airport
Green, Glynis Airport Authority of Hong Kong Hong Kong 1998 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some slight grey handling marks to the cream coloured dust jacket. Otherwise the book and dust jacket are both in excellent, near fine condition. Unmarked inside. No names or inscriptions. Dual language. 194pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 303983 
Price: 47.50 GBP

 
 
14 The Modern Car Easy Guide
By the staff of The Motor Temple Press Limited London 1959 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Original red boards. Corners of the front boards slightly bumped. Slightly faded top edge of the front board. Previous owner's signature inside on the front pastedown and title page. Binding firm and tight. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, discoloured and has some marks and foxing. DJ not price clipped. pp. vii, 318. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104310 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
29 The Modern World Book of Flying
Haddon, Richard ; Harvey, Charles ; Wolff, E. S. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd [c. 1953] Gilbert Street, London 1953 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Pictorial boards with orange cloth spine. The boards are rubbed at the edges, a couple of small marks to the spine, but overall quite clean boards. Publication date not stated but is c. 1953. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Small mark on the front endpaper (not easily visible due to the illustration). Many monochrome illustrations throughout and a few colour plates. The plate facing page 33 has a tear at the bottom edge, next to the spine, of approx. 4cm. Pages are clean and the binding is firm. pp. 125. 307867 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
15 Working Models and How to Make Them
Camm, F. J. George Newnes Ltd [c. 1934] London 1934 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with pictorial paper-covered boards and green cloth spine. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1934. Rubs to the board edges and corners, exposing board underneath. The binding is a little shaken in a couple of places but inner hinges good. Light grubby handling marks to a few pages and then extensive grubby marks to pages 144-148 which I think have been used while model building! Well illustrated throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 160pp. 306853 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
30 Dr Franklin's Island
Halam, Ann Orion Children's Books 2006 1858813964 / 9781858813967 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. 215pp. What's it like to see your best friend transformed into a bird in front of your eyes? What's it like to know it's your turn next? On a tiny tropical island the palm fringed beaches hide a terrible secret. Beyond the azure waters and white sands is Dr Franklin's 'hospital'. Miranda, Semi and Arnie, sole survivors of a plane crash, are about to become his next victims. He's been waiting for them. They are perfect specimens for his experiments in genetic engineering. A horrifying yet fascinating story of three friends who leave their human forms to become fish and fowl. 306870 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
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