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$16.50
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The Holy Place: The Mystery of Rennes-le-Chateau - Discovering the Eighth Wonder of the Ancient World


LINCOLN, HENRY

Imperial octavo hardcover (VG+) in d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Jonathan Cape 1991

KEYWORDS: specials Henry Lincoln Rennes-le-Chateau France history archaeology engineering design mystery art

$35.00
2f38/49

Single Line Railways: A Handbook of Management, Engineering and Operation


NOCK, O.S. (ed)

first edition, octavo, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, 358pp, VG (light tanning to eps, light foxing to page edges) in VG+ d/w (light wear and soiling)

PUBLISHER: David & Charles 1966

KEYWORDS: o.s. nock railways single line train engineering

$26.50
2f37/40

The Birth and Death of a Highland Railway


KENNEDY, DUNCAN

First edition, octavo, pink boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece map, x + 171pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in pencil to fep, foxing to eps & page edges) in VG d/w (foxing to flaps, tanning to interior esp upper edges)

PUBLISHER: John Murray 1971

KEYWORDS: first edition Duncan Kennedy railways trains Britain Ballachulish line Scotland engineering railway history walking gangers navvies Highlands

$32.50
2f40/32

Railways Through the Mountains of Europe


SCHNEIDER, ASCANIO

First edition, super octavo, black cloth boards with silver lettering to spine, xxvi + 373pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in pencil to fep, slight discoloration spots to boards, brown spot to front pastedown) in VG+ d/w (price clipped, slight bruising to upper edges, stain to interior of spine)

PUBLISHER: Ian Allan 1967

KEYWORDS: Ascanio Schneider Europe railways mountains trains rail journeys engineering Mont Cenis Gotthard Lotschberg Brenner tranposrt technical tunnels bridges construction

$35.00
2f43/3

The Railways of Wharfedale


BAUGHAN, PETER E.

Octavo, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece, 272pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in pencil to fep, foxing to page edges & eps) in VG+ d/w (tanning to interior, esp internal edges, slight soiling to rear)

PUBLISHER: David & Charles 1969

KEYWORDS: Peter E Baughan railways trains steam engines locomotives transport engineering rolling stock history Leeds Wharfedale Otley & Ilkley Midland North Eastern Skipton Yeadon Grassington throu-coach

$27.50
2f43/5

The Callander & Oban Railway


THOMAS, JOHN

Octavo, Orange cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece, 200pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in pencil to fep, heavy foxing to page edges, tanning to title page) in VG+ d/w (soiling to rear, tanning to internal spine & internal edges)

PUBLISHER: David & Charles 1966

KEYWORDS: railways trains steam engines locomotives transport engineering rolling stock history John Thomas Callander Oban Scotland John Anderson Glenmutchkin

$27.50
2f43/6

The Highland Railway


VALLANCE, H. A.

Octavo, maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece, 182pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in pencil to fep, tanning & foxing to prelims, heavy foxing to page edges & to last few pages) in VG d/w (slight soiling & fading, price clipped, browning to interior)

PUBLISHER: David & Charles 1963

KEYWORDS: railways trains steam engines locomotives transport engineering rolling stock history HA Vallance Scotland Highland Inverness Perth steamships snow WWI

$27.50
2f43/7

The Great North of Scotland Railway


VALLANCE, H. A.

Octavo, maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece, 192pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in pencil to fep, slight staining to front & rear board upper edges, foxing to eps & page edges) in VG d/w (price clipped, rubbing to spine extrems & edges, soiling to front & rear, tanning to interior,

PUBLISHER: David & Charles 1965

KEYWORDS: railways trains steam engines locomotives transport engineering rolling stock history HA Vallance Scotland Great North first third class Ballater Aberdeen LNER

$26.50
2f43/14

The Archaeology of Railways


RANSOM, P. J. G.

Square imperial octavo, black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, 304pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in pencil to fep, very slight spotting to boards) in VG+ d/w (bruising/creasing to lower spine/lower front board fold)

PUBLISHER: World's Work Ltd 1981

KEYWORDS: PJG Ranson railways transport trains steam engines locomotives branch lines stopping trains rolling stock signalling stations engineering works horsedrawn waggonways tramroads history bridges viaducts tunnels stations architecture

$25.00
2f43/20

The Railway Empire


BURTON, ANTHONY

Super octavo, blue cloth boards with silver lettering to spine, viii + 264pp, fine, in fine d/w

PUBLISHER: John Murray 1994

KEYWORDS: Anthony Burton history railways trains steam engines locomotives transport engineering economic imperialism Brunel Robert Stephenson Canada Britain France Joseph Locke jungles George Pauling Africa

$22.50
2f43/28

The Romance of the Canadian Pacific Railway


MACBETH, R. G.

Octavo, light blue cloth wrappers with gilt lettering to spine & front cover, frontispiece, 263pp, illus, VG+ (v slight fading to covers, owner's name & date in pencil to fep, slight foxing to eps & page edges)

PUBLISHER: Ryerson Press 1924

KEYWORDS: RG Macbeth Canadian Pacific Railway history trains steam engines locomotives tracks engineering construction

$24.50
2f46/23

Theories of Abstract Automata


ARBIB, MICHAEL A.

Super octavo, green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board, xiii + 412pp, nr fine (very slight bruising to lower board corners)

PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall 1969

KEYWORDS: Michael A Arbib automata computing engineering mechanics physics mathematics Turing algebraic decomposition theory

$19.50
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Great Western in Colour


NOCK, O. S. & MEADWAY, CLIFFORD & WENDY (Illus)

Octavo hardcover (VG+) in d/w (VG+). All our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Blandford Press 1978

KEYWORDS: specials railways trains transport history OS Nock Clifford Wendy Meadway Great Western engineering Brunel Cornwall Wales

$22.50
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Labyrinths of Iron: A History of the World's Subways


BOBRICK, BENSON

Super octavo hardcover (VG) in d/w (VG) . All our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Newsweek Books 1981

KEYWORDS: specials Benson Bobrick subways metros the tube metropolitan line trains underground railways transport engineering history

$19.50
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The Exeter Canal


CLEW, KENNETH R.

Imperial octavo hardcover (VG+) in d/w (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Phillimore & Co 1984

KEYWORDS: Kenneth Clew specials Exeter canal River Exe history Countess Wear Lighter Canal Ship Canal engineering trade Devonshire England

$27.50
2g1/25

Pioneer Contractors: The Story of John McLean and Sons


MCLEAN, JOHN

Quarto, black plastic spiral binding, laminated paper covers with black typed lettering, iv + 192pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in ink to fep, staining to page edges)

PUBLISHER: John McLean Khandallah Wellington (undated)

KEYWORDS: John McLean New Zealand Otira Scotland British colonies emigrants immigrants history biography engineering construction bridges railways tunnels wharves docks trams transport

$195.00
2g15/22

Report on The Mining Industry in New Zealand


being papers laid before Parliament during the session of 1886

LARNACH, W.J.M. (ed)

original binding, octavo, rust buckram boards with gilt lettering and blind-stamped device to spine, blind rule to both boards and spine, ii + 334pp, illus including VG folding tables (creasing and small closed tears to extremities), VG (wear and soiling to boards, rear lower corner missing, pencil owner's name to fep, light foxing to eps and page edges)

PUBLISHER: George Didsbury, Government Printer 1887

KEYWORDS: w.j.m. larnach new zealand history mining industry engineering

$30.00
2g18/46

Planning and Installing Bioenergy Systems; A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers


N/A

quarto, illus light card covers, spiral bound, xi + 268pp, illus, VG+ (v light wear)

PUBLISHER: James & James 2005

KEYWORDS: environment science planning bioenergy systems architects engineering

$16.50
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The Principles of Navigation


ANDERSON, E. W.

hardback octavo with d/w + plastic wrap (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Hollis & Carter 1966

KEYWORDS: specials navigation anderson science engineering travel exploration

$9.00
xxhqj56980

The New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor


GORDON, J. E.

paperback (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Pelican 1986

KEYWORDS: specials je gordon science materials engineering

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