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Veteran Scales and Balances
Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Midas Books. 1978, First Edition. (ISBN: 0859361675). Soft Cover. Landscape format 210mm x 205mm tall (8.25" x 8" approx.). 96pp with 125 illustrations in b/w and line. Very good, in the original colour photo-illustrated thin card covers. Very Good.
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Book number: 005453
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.42 | JP¥ 677]
Keywords: Weight Weights Measure Measures Metrology Avoirdupois Coin Coins Coin-Operated Steelyard Steelyards Balance Balances Scale Scales Avery Salter Beam Bismar Quintenz Pundler Weighbridge Weighbridges Science Scientific Instrument Instruments Fairbanks Pooley

Stereoscopic Photography. Its Application to Science, Industry and Education [ Association Copy ]
London, Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1926, First Edition. Cloth, Lge 8vo. Hardback, 155mm x 255mm tall (6" x 9.75" tall approx.). Pp xv, 240, with 148 text figs.and plus a frontispiece and 17 further b/w photo/stereogram plates. Some minor external rubs and endpapers toned, otherwise very good, in the original maroon cloth-covered boards/blind title/gilt spine title. Charles Benham's copy with his Feb 1926 dated signature to the front free endpaper.[ One of the people whose assistance is acknowledged by the Author] Some additional postage might be required for this heavy volume. Please ask for details of the cheapest mailing option before placing an order. Good/No d/w. Association Copy.
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Book number: 004869
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 38.49 | JP¥ 4060]
Keywords: Medicine Stereoscope Stereoscopic Camera Film Lens Lenses Pictures Technology Invention Science Discovery X-ray Optics Scientific Instruments Stereoscope Stereogram Industry Education Photography Charles Benham Science and Medicine Photography

Keppler on the Eye Level Reflex
New York, Amphoto. 1960, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 160mm x 240mm (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp vii, 164 with b/w photo illustrations. Very good, in the original light-grey cloth-covered boards/red spine title [and with vestiges of the illustrated dust-wrapper]. Very Good/d/w.
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Book number: 003335
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.83 | JP¥ 1353]
Keywords: Photo Photos Technology Photograph Photographs Photography Camera Cameras Reflex Lens Prism Prisms Optics Science Hobby Vf44 Technology Photography Sports, Games and Pastimes

Girdle Round the Earth - the story of Cable and Wireless and its predecessors to mark the group's jubilee 1929 - 1979 SIGNED COPY
London, Heinemann. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0434049026). Cloth, Lge 8vo. Hardback, 160mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp xvi, 413 with a two-photo colour frontispiece, line-drawn illustrations in the text and plus profuse plate leaves with 145 colour or b/w photos. Signed and dated by the Author to the front free-endpaper in March 1993. Very good, in the original light blue-cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the edge-rubbed but otherwise good and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper. Some additional postage may be required for this heavy book. Very Good/Good. Signed by the Author.
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Book number: 004543
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.75 US$ 35.92 | JP¥ 3789]
Keywords: Vivirito Telegraph Telegraphy Radio Communications Industry Telephone Electrics Biography Technology Invention Edison Company Companies History Histories Cable Wireless Signed Submarine Economics Politics War Far East China Hong King Asia Porthcurno Tunne

Clock and Watch Trademark Index European Origin Austria/England/France/Germany/Switzerland
Concord, California, Antique Clocks Publishing. 1992, Revised & Enlarged Edition. (ISBN: 0933396279). Softcover. 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 967pp with thousands of trademark llustrations. Free corners of front cover slightly creased, otherwise very good, in the original illustrated soft card covers. Very Good.
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Book number: 005974
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 38.49 | JP¥ 4060]
Keywords: Clocks Horology Time Time-Keeping Timekeeping Timepieces Collecting Technology Movements Trains Watch Trademarks Horology Antiques and Collectibles 0933396279

The Edison Cylinder Phonographs. A Detailed Account of the Entertainment Models Until 1929
Sevenoaks, Kent, George L. Frow. 1978, First Edition. (ISBN: 0950546224). Cloth, Lge 8vo. Limited Edition, Hardback, 170mm x 260mm tall (6.75" x 10.25" approx.). Pp xii, 207, illustrated throughout by b/w photos. Fine, in the original tan boards/gilt spine title, and with the unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper. Privately published in a numbered, limited edition, this being No. 204 of an unstated total. Uncommon and highly informative. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 004108
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 136.75 US$ 160.38 | JP¥ 16916]
Keywords: Profnoca Technology Recording Phonograph Phonographs Edison Alva Invention Bell Graphophone Gramophones Gramophone Gramaphone Sound Reproducer Entertainment Acoustic Acoustics Science Scientific Instrument Instruments Privately Private Published Provincia

John Milne: Father of Modern Seismology
Tenterden, Kent, Paul Norbury Publications Ltd. 1980, First (& Only?) Edition. (ISBN: 090440434x). Hardback, 8vo. 140mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xvi, 196 (with a text figure) + ii (Notes on the John Milne slide collection) + 14pp plates, with 7 illustrations in colour, 14 in b/w photo, 2 in line and a map. Amost fine, in the original tan boards/gilt spine title and pictorial endpapers, with very good, unclipped, photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Almost Fine/Price-clipped, otherwise VG.
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Book number: 002354
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.75 US$ 23.09 | JP¥ 2436]
Keywords: Seismology Siesmology Earthquake Earthquakes Geology Plate Tectonics Science Japan Nippon Japanese Mongolia China Volcanology Volcano Volcanos Hakodate Ainu Geology and Mining Science and Medicine 090440434x

Fountain Pens Vintage and Modern - Presentation Copy in a Fine Binding
Epping, Essex, Classic Pens Limited. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0856673625). Full-Leather. Limited Edition, Hardback. Approx 197mm wide x 245mm tall. 256pp, with illustrations of several hundred pens in colour and b/w. A fine copy, bound by A.W. Lumsden of Edinburgh in full dark-blue morocco, with raised bands/gilt titles, marbled end-papers and all edges gilt, and with blue cloth-covered slipcase. One of a Limited Edition of 100 copies only, this being No. 5, with hand-written inscription to the limitation leaf "To Dario Fumolo, Thank you for all your help. Best wishes, (signed) Andreas Lambrou". Dario A. Fumolo heads up the list of those thanked in the list of Acknowledgements. Very Good/Slipcase. Inscribed and Signed by the Author.
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Book number: 001911
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 383 US$ 449.05 | JP¥ 47365]
Keywords: Fine Binding Bindings Signed Presentation Association Limited Nippon Japan Japanese Pen Pens Writing Implements Calligraphy Calligraphic Parker Waterman Sheaffer Soennecken Pelikan Montblanc Mabie Todd De La Rue Conway Stewart Bayard Omas Aurora Platinum

Mechanick Dialling; Or, the New Art of Shadows: Freed from the Many Obscurities, Superfluities and Errors of Former Writers on this Subject.
London, Printed for E. Wicksteed, in Warwick Court, Warwick Lane, Newgate-Street. 1756, Second Edition [& 1st thus]. Quarter-Leather/Marbled Boards. Hardback, 130mm x 204mm tall (5" x 8" approx.). Pp xii, 148, with text figs. and 12 folding engraved plates. [Numbered 1-11 incl. plus a plate 10B. Note: Plate 1 is out of numerical sequence, being bound (correctly) opposite page 97]. Light occasional spotting, and some repairs to page blank margins and corners, otherwise a very good copy of a scarce edition of an uncommon book, bound by Cadwaladr-Jones in quarter-mid-brown calf/reddish marbled paper-covered boards/raised bands/gilt on red, gilt-ruled spine title-label. [ Indicating this edition to be the first publication of any book on dialling to be published after the 1752 calendar changes, which resulted in the 'Give us back our eleven days' riots. Title continues: "The Whole laid down after so plain a method, that any Person (tho' a Stranger to the Art) With a Pair of Compasses and a Common Ruler only, May make a Dial upon any Plane for any Place in the World, as well as those who have attained to the greatest Knowledge and Perfection in the Mathematics. Illustrated with many Copper Plates, And Examples of Dials, for London, Exeter, Bristol, Worcester, Oxford, Cambridge, Norwich, Lincoln, Chester, Liverpool, York, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Durham, Edinburgh, Dublin, &c. To which are added, 1. A collection of above 300 Mottos in Latin and English. 2. A New and Correct Alphabetical Table of the most eminent Cities and Towns in the whole World; shewing the Elevation of the Pole, and the Difference of the Meridian from London. 3. The best and most approved Methods of Painting Sun-Dials. A work not only useful for Artificers, but very entertaining for Gentlemen, and those Students at the Universities, that would understand Dialling, without the Fatigue of going through a Corse of Mathematics. -- A New Edition: not only very much improved by the Addition of the New Star-Dial, &c. but it is the only Book upon the Subject that has been adapted to the New Stile (sic) .".
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Book number: 001709
GBP 325.00 [Appr.: EURO 355.5 US$ 416.98 | JP¥ 43982]
Keywords: Sundial Sundials Dialling Math Maths Mathematics Horology Time Cadwaladr-Jones Science Sciences Navigation Horology Sundials

Spectroscopy in Science and Industry, with a brief reference to Spectrofluorescence
London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Limited. 1946, Second Edition, Reprinted. Cloth, Sm 8vo. Hardback. 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp vii, 109 with 46 text figs. and a short Bibliography, plus 10 b/w photo plates. Endpapers lightly toned, otherwise fine, in the original cloth-covered boards/black titles, and with the almost fine and unclipped dust-wrapper. Published in Blackie's "Technique" Series. Almost Fine/Almost Fine.
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Book number: 005324
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 16.04 | JP¥ 1692]
Keywords: Microscopy Science Scientific Instruments Prism Spectrum Absorbtion Chemistry Spectra Refraction Optics Optical History Photometry Prism Spectroscopy Photography

British Optical Association Library and Museum Catalogue
London, The Council of the British Optical Association at Clifford's Inn. 1932, First Edition. 4to. 190mm x 250mm tall (7.5" x 9.75" approx). Pp xv, 335 + 75 sepia plates with 843 illustrations, and a further 50 illustrations in the text. Original green soft-card covers/black spine title, chipped at head and tail of spine and cover corners creased. Apart from a loosening gathering, internally the book is very good and would benefit from rebinding as a hardcover.
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Book number: 002585
GBP 165.00 [Appr.: EURO 180.5 US$ 211.7 | JP¥ 22329]
Keywords: Nwtncarabds Science Technology Invention Optic Optics Glass Glasses Spectacles Bibliography Eye Eyes Sight Medical Optician Opticians Opthalmoscope Opthalmoscopes Farbensinn Brillenglasern Lunettes Opthalmoscopy Skiametry Myopia Hypermetropia Strabismus S

The Construction and use of a Thermometer, for Shewing the Extremities of Temperature in the Atmosphere, During the Observer's Absence. SIGNED
London, Nimbus Books [ Printed by the Scolar Press ]. 1980, First Edition Thus. (ISBN: 0950703605). Quarter Cloth & Boards. Hardback, 130mm x 240mm tall (5.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp 26, xiv, 62, xxiv, + 4 plates ( one multi-folding) with a total of 10 line-drawings, plus 4 more figs. in b/w photo & line. Almost fine, in the original quarter brown cloth/grey paper-covered boards/gilt spine title/black-printed cream paper title-label to front board. SIGNED on the upper blank margin of the title-page "With complts (sic) Jill Austin (&) Anita McConnell 1/8/80". Almost Fine/no d/w. Inscribed and Signed by the Authors of the Preface.
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Book number: 004305
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 93 US$ 109.06 | JP¥ 11503]
Keywords: Science Scientific Instruments Meteorology Thermometer Thermometers Fahrenheit Mercury Max Min Weather Frost Recording Comet Navigation Scolar Press Natural History Science and Medicine Weights and Measures Biography and Bibliography 0950703605

Clinical Photography
London, Ilford Limited. 1936, First Edition. 8vo. 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp (ii), 30 with 2 text figs. plus a colour-photo frontispiece plate, 3 further plates with a total of 7 b/w photographs, a b/w photo advertisement and 3 blank pages for notes. A little light external spotting and staples rusted but sound, otherwise very good, in the original light-green yapp-edged soft card covers/yellow & black rulings and title. Dated from the Publisher's code on the final leaf. Very Good.
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Book number: 004807
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 US$ 19.25 | JP¥ 2030]
Keywords: Photo Photography Infra Red Plates Oscillograph Developer Medicine Science Technology Lantern Slides Transparencies Electrocardiograph Diagnosis Photomicrography Optics Optical Camera Stereo Color Colour Cinamatography Camera Science and Medicine Technolo

Science and the Weather
London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd. 1933, First Edition. Cloth-Covered Boards. Hardback, 130mm x 188mm tall (5.25" x 7.5" approx.). Pp x, 155, with 87 illustrations in b/w photo & line, + 2pp Publisher's adverts. Fine, in the original, blind-ruled, royal-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Fine.
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Book number: 002364
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.75 US$ 23.09 | JP¥ 2436]
Keywords: Weather Meteorology Balloon Balloons Kite Kites Science Scientific Instrument Instruments Thermometer Thermometers Barograph Barographs Barometer Barometers Rain Gauge Gauges Metrology Atmosphere Galileo Torricelli Chart Carts Map Maps Radiation Monsoon M

Old Clocks
London & New York, Ernest Benn Limited & Dover Publications. 1972, Fourth Edition, 2nd Imp. (ISBN: 0510053017). Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 216pp, including two appendices, + 80pp plates with a total of 270 b/w photographs. Fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, with spine sunned and lightly edge-chipped, but otherwise very good, illustrated dust-wrapper. Signature to the front free endpaper of W.A. Seaby, Author of several works on numismatics and windmills. Fine/Very Good. Signed by W A Seaby.
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Book number: 003876
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 16.04 | JP¥ 1692]
Keywords: W A Seaby Horology Clock Clocks Time Timepieces Antique Antiques Longcase Grandfather Science Technology De Dondi Astronomy Greenwich Tompion Horology Antiques and Collectibles 0510053017

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