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Image for Reminiscences of a Highway Surveyor 1886-1932

Reminiscences of a Highway Surveyor 1886-1932

By: Chapman H T

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Chapman: 1932

Seller ID: 6445


4to (7 1/2" x 10") , 148pp. Vg+. Illustrated black boards; illustration and titling (on front and spine) a little faded, but quite readable; app 1/4" tear at head of spine, but no loss; boards otherwise little worn (eg corners sharp, binding tight) . B/w photos. Library of The Institution of Municipal and County Engineers bookplate on front pastedown, with a couple of library ref nos written on pastedown and fep; Institution of Municipal and County Engineers ... View more info

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Highwayman

By: Christopher Armstrong

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Penrith, C F Armstrong: 1991

Seller ID: 6483


A4, 97pp. Vg+. Spiral bound (black plastic spine) . Illustrated light yellow card wrappers. Laid-in, typed, signed letter from author. Interesting memoires of a lifetime's roadbuilding in the UK and East Africa in colonial times, in both peace and war. View more info

Buenos Ayres Harbour Works, with an abstract of the discusssion upon the paper

By: Dobson, James Murray

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, The Institution of Civil Engineers: 1899

Seller ID: 12171


8vo (5" x 8"), 75pp. g+. Blk boards, red half-binding; rather worn; front board detached, but present; backstrip missing, though binding itself intact at time of writing. Marbled pastedowns + endpapers. Large fold-out plan at rear. An interesting example of civil engineering from the heyday of Britsh involvement in the development of Latin America's infrastructure, most notably its railways and harbours. ; 8vo 5" x 8"; 75 pages View more info

American Marine Engines 1885-1950

By: Grayson, Stan

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Devereux Books (MA): 2008

Seller ID: 31674


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Stiff card wrappers, unmarked, corners sharp, binding tight, no ownership marks. ; 10.94 X 8.50 X 1.02 inches; 248 pages View more info

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RADIO CONTROL FOR MODELS.

By: Honnest-Redlich, G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stanbridge, Harborough: 1950

Seller ID: 31652


Publisher's maroon/red cloth with gilt lettering to front board, spine lettering faded, wear to spine ends & corners, numerous diagrams and b&w illustrations, for model planes & boats. ; 128 pages View more info

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W.J. Bassett-Lowke - 1904-5 Catalogue

By: W.J. Bassett-Lowke & Co.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Token Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: 31638


Illustrated grey d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but somewhat worn, though no losses. Grey boards. Undated, limited edition (no1707 of 5000 reprint of B-L's 1904-5 Catalogue. B/w illustrations. B-L were model-engineering suppliers, with shops in Northampton, and Holborn, in London. The range of products is amazingly large and sophisticated - model steam trains, model steam engines, signals, rolling stock, electric motors, etc., etc., in facteverything for the model railway ent... View more info