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The Control of Water as Applied to Irrigation, Power and Town Water Supply Purposes, A Morley Parker, Philip
1 A Morley Parker, Philip The Control of Water as Applied to Irrigation, Power and Town Water Supply Purposes
London George Routledge & Sons Ltd. 1925 Second Edition Hard Cover Good Octavo 
1055 pp. Boards worn, esp. at corners. Bottom edge of text block is stained. A little damage to front and back pastedowns where something glued on has been messily removed. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Full Diagrammatic Illustrations". Chapters include General Theory of Hydraulics; Gauging of Streams and Rivers; Gauging by Weirs; Discharge of Orifices; Collection of Water and Flood Discharge; Dams and Reservoirs; Pipes; Open Channels; Filtration and Purification of Water; Problems Connected with Town Water Supply; Irrigation; Movable Dams; Hydraulic Machinery other than Turbines; Turbines and Centrifugal Pumps; Concrete, Ironwork, and Allied Hydraulic Construction. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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2 Armytage, W.H.G. A Social History of Engineering
London Faber and Faber 1970 571092160 Reprint Paperback Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
384 pp. B&W plates section. Page edges lightly yellowed and foxed. Wraps with some general and edgewear, mostly at spine and corners. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 Balakrishnan, A. V. Introduction to Random Processes in Engineering
New York John Wiley & Sons 1995 0471124877 / 9780471124870 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (as issued) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
402 pp. A few light dents and bumps to iillustrated laminated boards. Bound-in placekeeping ribbon. Internally as new. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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A Course in Electrical Engineering, Volume I Direct Currents, Dawes, Chester L.
4 Dawes, Chester L. A Course in Electrical Engineering, Volume I Direct Currents
New York McGraw-Hill 1937 Third Edition, Sixth Impression Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
xix + 751 pp. Dark green cloth, gilt. Yellowing and faint splotches to edges of text block. Prev. owner's name inked to ffep. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Diagrams, figures. Major sections are Resistance; Ohm's Law and the Electric Circuit; Battery Electromotive Forces -- Kirchhoff's Laws; Primary and Secondary Batteries; Electrical Instruments and Electrical Measurements; Magnetism and Permanent Magnets; Electromagnetism; The Magnetic Circuit; Self- and Mutual Inductance; Electrostatics: Capacitance; The Generator; Generator Characteristics; The Motor; Losses, Efficiency, Operation; Transmission and Distribution of Power. Appendices: Relation of Units; Relations among Electrical Units; Specific Gravities; Standard Annealed Copper Wire, Solid; Bare Concentric Lay Cables of Standard Annealed Copper; Allowable Carrying Capacities of Wires; Electrical Properties of the Metals and Alloys; Carrying Capacities in Amperes of Lead-covered Cables; Table of Turns per Square Inch, Solid Layer Winding; Greek Alphabet, Questions and Problems. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 Forbes, R. J. Man the Maker: A History of Technology and Engineering
London Constable & Co. 1950 Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
355 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in clear removable sleeve, is price clipped and has general and edgewear. Blue cloth boards a little bumped at corners and extremities of backstrip. Some foxing, scuffing and yellowing to edges of text block. Bookseller's stickers to front pastedown. Signatures beginning to split, showing some mesh, following p. 272; otherwise binding is solid. Illustrated with line drawings, diagrams, 41 b/w plates. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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6 Hogg, Garry Blind Jack of Knaresborough: Road-Builder Extraordinary
London Phoenix House 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Duodecimo James Hunt 
145 pp. General and edgewear, primarily rubbing, to unclipped dustjacket. Foxing to upper and fore- edges of text block. Lower front corner of brown cloth boards is a little bumped. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w line drawings in the text and b/w plates. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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7 Jackson, J. E. Plane and Geodetic Surveying for Engineers. Vol. 1: Plane Surveying
London Constable and Company 1981 0094585105 / 9780094585102 Reprint Hard Cover Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
463 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped but is a little wrinkled, esp. at upper edge of backstrip panel. Upper edge of text block a little sunned. Hinge splitting between flyleaf and title page. Internally bright and unmarked. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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8 Jeffreys, Rees The King's Highway: An Historical and Autobiographical Record of the Developments of the Past Sixty Years
London The Batchworth Press 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xix, 292 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in clear removable sleeve, is price clipped and has extensive foxin and general wear, including small chips and closed tears. Very light edgewear to black cloth boards. Upper edge of text block tinted black. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. History of roads and highway administration in the UK. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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9 Merriman, A.D. The Romance of Engineering
London George G Harrap & Co 1934 First Hard Cover Good Octavo 
271 pp. Blue cloth boards (gilt lettering to spine) a little rubbed and frayed, esp. at corners. Edges of text block discoloured and lightly foxed. Frontis is coming loose, otherwise binding is solid throughout. Short tear to lower edge of last page of index. Internally marked. 23 b/w plates and 121 b/w illustrations in the text. 
Price: 54.00 AUD
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10 Paturi, Felix Nature, Mother of Invention: The Engineering of Plant Life
London Thames & Hudson 1976 0500011273 / 9780500011270 First English Language Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
208 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped, but shows light discolouration along top edge and tiny creases at the corners. Book slightly greyed along top edges. Internally bright, clean and tightly bound. 98 illustrations (b/w) and 6 line drawings. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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11 Schram, Albert Railways of the Italian State in the Nineteenth Century
New York Cambridge University Press 1997 0521571596 / 9780521571593 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvi, 180 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but has very light edgewear. Black cloth boards very slightly bumped at extremities of backstrip. Internally fine. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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12 Smiles, Samuel Lives of the Engineers: Smeaton and Rennie
London John Murray 1904 Popular Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, 459 pp. Red boards with very minor edgewear. Page edges foxed. Light foxing to endpapers, very occasional light foxing internally. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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The Practical Testing of Dynamos and Motors, Smith, Charles F.
13 Smith, Charles F. The Practical Testing of Dynamos and Motors
Manchester The Scientific Publishing Company Eighth Cloth Good No Jacket Octavo 
292pp + ads. No date, c. 1920s. Yellowing to endpapers, small previous owner's ink inscription to front pasted down endpaper, title page, and contents page, otherwise clean and bright internally. Boards a bit worn, stained and dented, spine faded, but the binding has held up very well. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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14 Tweeddale, J. G. Practical Mechanical Design
London Iliffe Books 1963 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
183 pp. Light general and edgewear to green cloth boards. Upper edge of text block tinted red. Faint stains to fore-edge. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Living Dolls: A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical Life, Wood, Gaby
15 Wood, Gaby Living Dolls: A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical Life
London Faber and Faber 2002 0571178790 / 9780571178797 First British Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Small Octavo 
xxvi, 278 pp. Unclipped dw has a little wrinkling to upper edge of backstrip panel. Edges of text block are yellowed. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w plates. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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