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Berger's Superfine Colours for Coach, Carriage, and Motor Car Painting
Homerton, London, Lewis Berger & Sons. 1910, First Edition. Hard Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Not Dated (c1910 from car illus). illustrates their Japan Colours. CONDITION Brown bds half bound with Green cloth spine and tips, 37 pages with illus, one showing factory with 12 pages of paint swatches. Mostly nice and clean copy with odd small marks to bds, newsprint eps present though separate due to brittle paper type, internally nice and very bright. Good.
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Book number: 15392
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67 | £UK 60.5 | JP¥ 8117]

 
The Mercantile Gazette of New Zealand. The NZ Accountant, Bankers and Insurance Journal
Christchurch, New Zealand, The Trade Auxiliary Co. 1911, First Edition. Newspaper, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. August 2, 1911. paginated 909 - 940. Contains much advertising, tenders section, shipping new, legal directory etc. Lighly toned with small strip of water staining to leading and bottom edge. Very Good.
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Book number: 15188
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3247]

 
The Story of an Undertaking : The Mersey Tunnell
Liverpool, United Kingdom, Town Clerks Office. 1965, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Describes the engineering that is the Queensway Tunnel one of three road tunnesl under the River Mersey, in the north west of England, between Liverpool and Birkenhead. With b/w photos, figural illus and tables. Dated from text. CONDITION Stapled card wraps, 64 pages printed on quality high gloss paper, clean and unworn. Fine.
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Book number: 15353
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.5 | JP¥ 866]

 
ALLEN, HUGH
The House of Goodyear
Ohio, USA, Akron. 1936, First Edition. Cloth, Large 8vo. The history of the Goodyear company incorporated 1898. Has inscription to head of Goodyear New Zealand from P W Litchfield Company President to ffep. CONDITION Navy bds with Gilt titles (dulled) and pastedown pictoral cameo to front (spine eds and tips worn, odd faint mark) Front eps is partially cracked at spine but mull intact, pp 413 with b/w plated through out (page browning with odd fox spot to ends and edges, sl. shaken) Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by Goodyear President.
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Book number: 8788
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67 | £UK 60.5 | JP¥ 8117]

 
ALLSOP, FREDERICK CHARLES
Telephones : Their Construction and Fitting. A practical Treatise
London, E & F N Spon. 1892, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Revised and enlarged. Green cloth with bright gilt titles (small hole in spine o/w only slightest wear) pp xvi 256 with 208 nice engraved illus and 3 fold outs. Bright and crisp copy, short tear at top of one fold out. Very Good.
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Book number: 15574
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67 | £UK 60.5 | JP¥ 8117]

 
BAUMANN, LUDWIG
Introduction to Ore Deposits
Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Scottish Academic Press. 1976, First Edition. (ISBN: 0470059370) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Blue bds with bright Gilt title, pp 131 with 65 illus through text (tight unread interior, not inscribed) Original Yellow wrapper is not worn or price clipped, sl faded spine and bottom edge. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 8337
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 21 | JP¥ 2814]
Keywords: Geology Economic Ore Deposits Science 0470059370

 
BLAIR, W N
The Industries of New Zealand : An Address Delivered to the Industrial Association of Canterbury, February 24, 1887
Christchurch, New Zealand, Industrial Assoc of Canterbury. 1887, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Detailed examintion of New Zealands industries and resources. CONDITION Stapled spine (staples rusting, original paper covers missing?) 96 pages crisp and bright with toned front and some foxing. Good.
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Book number: 15189
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4329]

 
CORBAN, A A
Father to Son Tradition Wine Making
Auckland, New Zealand, Mt Lebanon Vineyards. 1941, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Dated from text. Contains a brief history, and then describes grape characteristics, wine making process and bottling. CONDITION Stapled card wraps, 15 pages, unworn with toning. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15666
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]

 
CREW, BENJAMIN J; ASHBURNER, CHARLES A
A Practical Treatise on Petroleum: Comprising Its Origin, Geology, Geographical Distribution, History, Chemistry, Mining, Technology, Uses and Transportation. Together with a Description of Gas Wells, the Application of Gas as Fuel, Etc
Philadelphia, USA, Henry Carey Biard & Co. 1887, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Further titled. with an appendix of the production of the oil regions and the geology of the natural gass in Pennsylvania and New York. CONDITION Red buckram, pp xxiv 508 with 70 engravings and 2 fold outs, maps. Internally very bright and crisp, covers worn to tips and top half of spine cut away. Copy is nice and tight. Overweight. Good.
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Book number: 15445
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 356.75 | £UK 322.25 | JP¥ 43291]
Keywords: Geology

 
CROOKES, S IRWIN
Structural Design of Earthquake Resistant Buildings
Auckland, New Zealand, Leightons. 1940, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Early book on the subject written by Engineering tutor and consultant using latest findings at the time from Japan and United States. CONDITION Grey bds (one cnr slightly bumped o/w unworn) pp iv 208 with advertising section to rear. Bright and crisp copy, slightly spotted at ends ffep removed. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15659
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 76 | £UK 68.5 | JP¥ 9199]

 
DELLER, JACK
Printers' Rollers : Their Manufacture Use and Care
London, Charles Skilton. 1957, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue cloth (clean and unworn) 224 with 86 illus in figural and b/w photo plate. Copy is bright and crisp as new apart from toned eps. DJ has chipped spine head, not scuffed. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 15356
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 36.25 | JP¥ 4870]

 
FABER, OSCAR
Heating and Ventilating
London, United Kingdom, E & F N Spon. 1959, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Revised and enlarged. Burgundy bds with Crisp Silver title (fresh and unworn) pp 189 with numous illus. Tight and very clean with age toned eps and small name to front paste down. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11643
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]

 
LONGHURST, HENRY
Adventure in Oil: The Story of British Petroleum
London, United Kingdom, Sidgwick & Jackson. 1959, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, Large 8vo. Green bds with bright Gilt title in dark Green flag to spine (fresh with bruise to spine head causing tiny nick to cloth, bottom cnrs bumped) map eps, pp 286 with numerous b/w photo plates (tight and clean copy) Original DJ has 2 short tears and some edge chips, delaminating top front edge. Overweight. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 11756
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]

 
LUCAS, KATHRYN G
A New Twist : A Centennial History of Donaghys Industries Limited
Dunedin, New Zealand, Donaghys Industries Limited. 1979, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Founded in 1876 in Dunedin, New Zealand, by John Donaghy. From Australia he was determined and hard working man whose vision left the legacy that is today a name synonymous with rope and twine. In the 1930s rope making was a competitive business and although Donaghy's had a good market share, they initiated a series of takeovers and amalgamations that left them in a position of being the sole supplier of rope and cordage in New Zealand. Written to celebrate the centenary of the company. CONDITION Tan bds are clean and unworn, 143 pages with b/w photo illus, contains lists of staff and directors from the beginning. Bright and crisp as new apart from slightly foxed leading edge. DJ a little rubbed to spine head with tiny nick to same o/w unworn. #New Zealand History#. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 14203
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]

 
MARTIN, GEOFFREY
Animal and Vegetable Oils, Fats, and Waxes : Their Manufacture, Refining, and Analysis, Including the Manufacture of Candles, Margarine, and Butter
London, Crosby Lockwood & Son. 1920, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Manuals of Chemical Technology - IX. CONDITION Black bds (small paint drip, not worn) pp x 218 with 79 figural illus, 8 fold outs. Very bright and crisp copy with name inside front. Pamphlet on Hydrenation of Vegetable and Marine Oils, 1925 laid in. Much advertising to ends. OVERWEIGHT. Very Good.
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Book number: 15368
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5411]

 
MILBOURNE, S M
Stresses in Spirally Guided Gasholders
London, Walter King. 1937, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Relating principally to the more important stresses in the floating portion of the holder and steel tank. CONDITION Navy bds with crisp gilt titles, pp viii 156 with 67 figural illus describing wind loads, mathmatical coefficients etc. Copy is very bright and crisp, slight spotting to pastedowns, crease to cloth top front, o/w unworn. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15345
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.75 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 10282]

 
PLAYNE, ARTHUR TWISDEN; LONG, ARTHUR LESLIE
200th Anniversary, a History of Playne of Longfords Mill
United Kingdom, Self Published. 1959, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. In 1759 Thomas Playne leased the estate, house, farm and mill at Minchinhampton, Gloucester. 2nd revised edition. CONDITION Green bds (unworn with crisp gilt title, slightly silverfished to bottom edge) 63 pages with 8 illus plates and a map to rear. Gift inscription inside front to Eddie from Arthur (not sure which one though these were printed for private distribution). Copy is bright and crisp with lightly toned ends and slight wear to spine ends of DJ, short split to same at two tips. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 15604
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2165]
Keywords: Wollen Mils

 
MINISTRY OF FUEL AND POWER
Coal Mining : Report of the Technical Advisory Committee
London, United Kingdom, His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1945, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Report presented to Parliament outlining History and Assistance, coal resources, Markets, with sectoral demands and future. Blue paper wraps (sl age toning to edges of wraps, date stamp to front cover, crease front and bottom rear cnr of wraps) pp 149. Nice clean copy. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 11912
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Keywords: Coal Mining

 
ROSENBERG, CYRIL J
Furs and Furriery
London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. 1927, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Everything about the trade, shows how to grade and cut each type of fur. CONDITION Navy cloth with bright gilt titles and bevelled edges, pp xviii 357 with 183 figural illus. Pamphlet from Wellington Furrier A M Bassin laid in. Copy has faintest wear to spine ends and tips, has been remaindered with front ep removed and cnrs to end pages clipped at top, o/w copy very bright and crisp with light foxed eps and odd page has cnr folded. Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15910
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5411]

 
STAFF, I C S
Radio Fundamentals : Introduction to Radio Fundamentals of Electricity Capacity and Inductance Principles of Radio Communication
USA, International Textbook Company. 1929, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Originally published as 2 separate articles. Black embossed Leather patterned Rexine with bright Gilt spine title (mildest of edge wear) Blue marbled eps, tight clean copy with figural illus through out. Named to ffep, small stamp to title page. An excellent copy. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10292
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2706]

 
TWELVETREES, W NOBLE
Simplified Methods of Calculating Reinforced Concrete Members
London, United Kingdom, Sir Isacc Pitman & Sons. 1921, 2nd Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue bds with Black titles and borders (fresh and unworn) pp x 72 with 2 fold out tables. Tight and bright, it appears unread, small name to front pastedown. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11654
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5411]

 
URQUHART, JOHN W
Dynamo Construction : A Practical Handbook for Use of Engineer Constructors and Electricains in Charge
London, United Kingdom, Crosby Lockwood & Son. 1895, 2nd Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 2nd revised and enlarged edition. Subtitle continued "embracing framework building, field magnet and armature winding and grouping, compounding, etc. with examples of leading English, American, and Continental Dynamos and Motors." CONDITION Brown bds with bright Gilt title, Black publishers device and borders to front (mild shelf wear, sl damp mark top front cnr) pp xvi 368 with 114 figural illus, publishers list and advertising to rear. Copy is Near Fine with very bright interior, name in Blue pencil partially erased to verso of title page. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 12142
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 107.25 | £UK 96.75 | JP¥ 12987]

 
VARIOUS
Coal Mines Act 1925 and Amendments, 5, 843-943
Wellington, New Zealand, Government Printer. 1939, Edition Unstated. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Burgundly Rexine wraps (top cnr crushed) pp vi 943 plus 3 smaller amendments bound to rear, lined pages interleaved and bound in throughout. Nice clean copy. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 11915
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 21 | JP¥ 2814]
Keywords: Coal Mining

 
WATSON, DON P (FELLOW AUS IMM)
Rocks in My Head : Memoirs of a Geologist
Auckland, New Zealand, Polygraphia. 2008, First Edition. (ISBN: 9781877332531) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Memoir chronicals some happenings from the late 1950s mineral exploration in Australia and NZ. Don Watson has been head exploration geologists for a number of top mining companies, and has taught at University level. Some of his mineral discoveries were of new and valuable elements like Molybdenium, plus Uranium deposit hitherfore unknown. pp x 199 with numerous photo and map illus to guide the reader to the unusual places he went. Many in colour. Multiple copies available. New/N/A. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 13038
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3247]
Keywords: New Zealand Australia Mining Mt Isa Broken Hill Thames Coromandel Prospecting Mineral Exploration Mineral Hunting Papua New Guinea Lead Silver Gold Copper 9781877332531

 
WATSON, DON P (FELLOW AUS IMM)
Rocks in My Head : Memoirs of a Geologist
Auckland, New Zealand, Polygraphia. 2008, First Edition. (ISBN: 9781877332531) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Memoir chronicals some happenings from the late 1950s mineral exploration in Australia and NZ. Don Watson has been head exploration geologists for a number of top mining companies, and has taught at University level. Some of his mineral discoveries were of new and valuable elements like Molybdenium, plus Uranium deposit hitherfore unknown. pp x 199 with numerous photo and map illus to guide the reader to the unusual places he went. Many in colour. light handling signs. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14333
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Keywords: New Zealand Australia Mining Mt Isa Broken Hill Thames Coromandel Prospecting Mineral Exploration Mineral Hunting Papua New Guinea Lead Silver Gold Copper 9781877332531

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