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Metalwork, Adam, Hugh M and Evans, James H
1 Adam, Hugh M and Evans, James H Metalwork
Edward Arnold 1939 Third Edition Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
A reading copy, a well used hardback which has been crudely repaired internally and externally with tape at the spine. Not a pretty sight, but the contents are complete and the book probably has a few years of use left in it. viii + 336 pages, colour plate and 192 text illustrations, glossary, index 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Manual on cutting of metals: single point lathe tools, Alford, L. P. et al
2 Alford, L. P. et al Manual on cutting of metals: single point lathe tools
USA The American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1939 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in maroon fake leather with gilt titles, endpapers foxed, page edges tanned, annotations on front endpaper. 320 pages, tables, bibliography, index 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Bench vice and floor work; erecting; shop hints; toolmaking; gauges and gauge making; dies and die making; jigs and jig making., Anon
3 Anon Bench vice and floor work; erecting; shop hints; toolmaking; gauges and gauge making; dies and die making; jigs and jig making.
International Correspondence School 1905 Reprint Hardcover Good 
Clean hardback tightly bound in brown leather effect cloth, rubbed at corners, internally has a publishers stamp and a name/date (1915) on the title page, otherwise unmarked. Around 350 - 400 pages (pagination is all over the shop, as is usual with these books), illustrations throughout, index. Heavy book 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Buck & Hickman: general catalogue of tools and supplies 1953, Anon
4 Anon Buck & Hickman: general catalogue of tools and supplies 1953
Buck & Hickman 1953 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback bound in red cloth with gilt titles. Binding shaken, boards rubbed and worn, no inscriptions. lxiv + 1268 pages, photos and illustrations in the text, index 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Calvert's mechanics' year book 1941, Anon
5 Anon Calvert's mechanics' year book 1941
Altrincham Sherratt & Hughes 1941 66th edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. 160 pages, b/w illustrations in the text 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Calvert's mechanics' year book 1942, Anon
6 Anon Calvert's mechanics' year book 1942
Altrincham Sherratt & Hughes 1942 First Edition Softcover Poor 
Paperback original, pictorial paper covers, stapled spine, front cover chipped and creased, spine, rear cover and last 2 pages missing, no inscriptions. 156 pages, illustrations and tables in the text 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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G. A. Dunball Ltd.: a catalogue of engineers' tools, Anon
7 Anon G. A. Dunball Ltd.: a catalogue of engineers' tools
Romford G. A. Dunball Ltd 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean, large format hardback tightly bound in gold cloth with black titles, spine titles faded, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and top edge, no inscriptions. 160 pages, photos in the text, index. Undated but appears to be mid 1960s 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Mechanics Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette: January 1st - June 25th 1842, volume 36, Anon
8 Anon The Mechanics Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette: January 1st - June 25th 1842, volume 36
J. C. Robertson 1842 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Hardback tightly bound in green quarter cloth over grey paper covered boards, paper spine label, boards shelfworn at corners, no inscriptions, pages uncut. 512 pages, hundreds of engravings 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Corts of Leicester tools catalogue: Autumn 1957, Anon.
9 Anon. Corts of Leicester tools catalogue: Autumn 1957
Leicester Corts Ltd. 1957 New edition Softcover Fair 
Paperback catalogue, covers grubby, cut to front cover (now neatly repaired with archival tape), staples rusty; has a hole at the top left corner with a loop of string threaded through for suspension. 108 pages, many illustrations, index 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Handbook on electro-plating, polishing, lacquering, burnishing, enamelling, Anon.
10 Anon. Handbook on electro-plating, polishing, lacquering, burnishing, enamelling
W. Canning & Co. 1918 Seventh Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in black cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 254 pages, many illustrations in the text 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Parker, Winder & Achurch Ltd. Catalogue, Anon.
11 Anon. Parker, Winder & Achurch Ltd. Catalogue
Birmingham Parker, Winder & Achurch Ltd. 1922 New edition Hardcover Fair with No dust jacket as issued 
Larger format catalogue, loose leaf in thick paper-covered boards, dark brown cloth covered spine. Contents and cover affected by damp storage, some discoloration and minor surface loss to a few pages, suppliers label to front pastedown has been partially removed (and now looks a mess!). Date is an informed guess, by reference to their London showrooms having just opened, and adverts for Great War memorials. [xiv] + 146 pages + 50 page price list, hundreds of illustrations. Heavy book, about 1.5kg packed weight 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Stanley Tools Catalogue no. 26, Anon.
12 Anon. Stanley Tools Catalogue no. 26
Sheffield Stanley Tools 1957 New edition Softcover Fair 
Paperback catalogue, covers rather grubby, staples rusty but holding well; has a hole at the top left corner with a loop of string threaded through for suspension. 30 pages, many illustrations 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Stanley Tools Catalogue no. 26, Anon.
13 Anon. Stanley Tools Catalogue no. 26
Sheffield Stanley Tools 1957 New edition Softcover Fair 
Paperback catalogue, covers grubby, staples rusty; has a hole at the top left corner with a loop of string threaded through for suspension. 30 pages, many illustrations 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Practical pattern making: a treatise for the use of pattern-makers, foundrymen, apprentices and others, Aughtie, Herbert
14 Aughtie, Herbert Practical pattern making: a treatise for the use of pattern-makers, foundrymen, apprentices and others
Manchester The Scientific Publishing Company 1900 Second Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in unevenly faded red cloth with dulled gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, previous owner's stamp and twice-amended address on front pastedown, contents otherwise very good. iv + 168 pages + publisher's adverts, 237 illustrations, index. Undated but probably around 1900 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Die and press-tool work, Butler, B. W. & Hall, E. J.
15 Butler, B. W. & Hall, E. J. Die and press-tool work
Cassell & Company, Ltd. 1921 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in yellow cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. viii + 264 pages, 299 illustrations, tables, index 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A glossary of terms applying to locks and builders' hardware, Butter, Francis J.
16 Butter, Francis J. A glossary of terms applying to locks and builders' hardware
Willenhall Josiah Parkes & Sons Limited 1947 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback quarter bound in brown paper with gilt titles, boards bumped and rubbed at corners, name in ink and name & address stamp on front pastedown. 126 pages, many illustrations in the text 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Screw cutting, Camm, F. J.
17 Camm, F. J. Screw cutting
Cassell & Company, Ltd. 1920 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in yellow cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. viii + 264 pages, 299 illustrations, tables, index 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Practical mechanics: 19 issues between Vol. I no. 8 (May 1934) and Vol. IV no. 38 (September 1937), Camm, F. J. (ed)
18 Camm, F. J. (ed) Practical mechanics: 19 issues between Vol. I no. 8 (May 1934) and Vol. IV no. 38 (September 1937)
George Newnes, Ltd. 1934 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
19 magazines, stapled spines, staples rusty. attractive pictorial covers rubbed and foxed at spine edges, some spines chipped and torn at ends, no inscriptions. Vol 1 nos 8, has covers missing, & 10, covers detached but present (May & July 1934). Vol II nos. 18 - 22 (March - July 1935). Vol III nos. 26 & 27 (November - December 1935). Vol III no. 32 (May 1936). Vol IV nos. 39 - 48 Misnumbering so no no. 40 & August has bottom corners of covers torn off. (January - September 1937). Between 46 & 54 pages, photos & illustrations in the text. Heavy set so additional postage may be requested 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Jigs and tools for school and colleges, Dutton, F. L.
19 Dutton, F. L. Jigs and tools for school and colleges
Nicholas Kaye 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is faded at the edges. Appears little used. 128 pages, 87 illustrations in the text 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Hardening and tempering: with some notes on forging, case hardening and the treatment of special steel, Gentry, George
20 Gentry, George Hardening and tempering: with some notes on forging, case hardening and the treatment of special steel
Percival Marshall 1925 Reprint Softcover Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, some loss of paper at spine ends, rubbed at corners, no inscriptions. 62 pages + 10pp adverts, colour frontispiece and 39 illustrations in the text. No 43 in the 'Model Engineer' series. Undated, but priced at 9d, so probably mid 1920's 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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