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CRELLE (A. L.)
Memoire sur les differentes manieres de se servir de l'elasticite de l'air atmospherique comme force motrice sur les chemins de fer. Une de ces manieres constitue les chemins de fer atmospheriques proprement dits.
1846 £35.00
DAVY (M. J. B.)
Henson and Stringfellow: Their Work in Aeronautics. The History of a Stage in the Development of Mechanical Flight 1840-1868.
1931 £12.00
DICAS (John)
Directions for Using the Patent Saccharometer, for brewing ale and beer, at all times to the same strength, also shewing the comparative value of malt, &c. Invented by the late John Dicas, and for upwards of sixteen years, made only by his daughter and successor, Mary Arstall, late Mary Dicas, mathematical instrument maker, Liverpool: the only proprietor of the patent, who, for some time previous to the decease of her father, assisted in making the above instruments. The manufactory of the patent saccharometers, hydrometers, and lacto-meters, was for some time carried on by M. Arstall, under the firm of Dicas & Co.
1814 £345.00
[DUPIN (Baron Pierre Charles François)]
Voyages dans la Grande-Bretagne, Entrepris Relativement aux Services Publics de la Guerre, de la Marine, et des Ponts et Chaussées, en 1816, 1817, 1818 et 1819.
1820 £1100.00
FARRIES (K. G.) & MASON (M. T.)
The Windmills of Surrey and Inner London.
1966 £35.00
FINCHAM (John)
An Introductory Outline of the Practice of Ship-Building, &c. &c.
1825 £345.00
FREELING (Arthur)
The London and Birmingham Railway Companion, containing a complete description of everything worthy of attention on the line; of the gentlemen's seats, villas, towns, villages, rivers, markets, and fairs. An account of the churches, endowments, livings, and patrons. List of races; and an account of the hunting and angling stations near the line; also fare and time tables.
1837 £150.00
FREELING (Arthur)
The London and Birmingham Railway Companion, containing a complete description of everything worthy of attention on the line; of the gentlemen's seats, villas, towns, villages, rivers, markets, and fairs. An account of the churches, endowments, livings, and patrons. List of races; and an account of the hunting and angling stations near the line; also fare and time tables.
1837 £195.00
FRY (Joseph Storrs)
An Essay on the Construction of Wheel-Carriages, as they affect both the Roads and the Horses; with Suggestions relating to the principles on which Tolls ought to be imposed, and a few remarks on the Formation of Roads.
1820 £625.00
FUNK (Franz Ernst Thedor)
Versuch einer auf Theorie und Erfahrung gegrundeten Darstellung der wichtigsten Lehren der Hydrotechnik. Erster Band [all published], von der Bewegung des Wassers in Strom- und Flussbetten handelnd.
1820 £275.00
GLOVE MAKING.
Trefousse & Cie. Megisserie, Teinture, Manufacture de Gants / Trefousse & Co. Dressing, Dyeing & Manufacture of Gloves.
1874 £350.00
GLYNN (Joseph)
A Report on the Drainage of Levens, Underbarrow, and Helsington.
1838 £25.00
GOLBORNE (John)
The Report of John Golborne, Engineer, concerning the Drainage of the North Level of the Fens, and the Outfal of the Wisbeach River.
1769 £110.00
GORDON (Alexander)
Description of the Fumific Impeller; shewing the direct application of Hot Products of Combustion to the Bodies on which they are required to act, without the intervention of Machinery.
1845 £65.00
HAUKSBEE (Francis)
A Course of Mechanical, Optical, Hydrostatical, and Pneumatical Experiments perform'd by Francis Hauksbee; and the explanatory lectures read by William Whiston, M.A.
1715 £625.00
HEBERT (L[uke]) Editor.
The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions. New Series: Volume First [-Sixth].
1828 £275.00
HOLLIDAY (Francis)
An easy Introduction to Practical Gunnery, or, the Art of Engineering. Containing, I. Decimal Arithmetic, Extraction of Roots. II. Mensuration of Planes and Solids, and the Computation of the Strength of Timber Joists, &c. III. The Computation of Balls and Shells. IV. The necessary Theorems in Geometry, demonstrated in a very plain and easy Way. V. The Nature and Use of Logarithms. VI. Plane Trigonometry in all its Cases; with the Method of taking Heights and Distances, and a one Station. VII. Gunnery, where the Cases are solved by Addition and Subtraction only, with numeral Examples, the Rules in Words at length, for those who are unacquainted with the Elements of the higher Geometry. VIII. The Theory of Projectiles. IX. Tables of Experiments of Cannons and Mortars, with some Observations. X. The Solution of a difficult Problem to find the Velocity of a Bullet, shot from any Piece of Artillery. XI. The necessary Tables of Gunnery. Illustrated with Copper Plates. By F. Holliday, Master of the Free Grammar School at Haughton Park, near Retford, Nottinghamshire.
1756 £425.00
HULME (F. Edward)
Suggestions in Floral Design.
1878 £395.00
[JENNER (Thomas)]
Albert Durer Revived: Or, a Book of Drawing, Limning, Washing, or Colouring of Maps and Prints: and the art of painting, with the names and mixtures of colours used by the picture-drawers. With directions how to lay and paint pictures upon glass. Or, The young-man's time well spent. In which he hath the ground-work to make him fit for doing any thing by hand, when he is able to draw well. By the use of this work, you may draw all parts of a man,... And directions for birds, beasts, landskps, ships, and the like. Moreover, grounds to lay silver or gold upon,... and how to varnish it when you have done. How also to diaper and shadow things, and to heighten them to stand off; to deepen them, and make them glister. In this book you have the necessary instruments for drawing, and the use of them, and how to make artificial pastiles to draw withal. and also directions how to draw with Indian-ink: wherein you have also Mr. Hollar's receipt for etching, with instructions how to use it. Very useful for all handicrafts, and ingenious gentlemen and youths. By Hammer and hand all arts do stand.
1679 £2750.00
KENNET AND AVON CANAL.
An Act for enabling the Company of Proprietors of the Kennet and Avon Canal Navigation to complete the same; and for altering and enlarging the Powers of the several Acts passed for making the said Canal.
1805 £60.00
LANGLEY (Batty & Thomas)
Gothic Architecture, Improved by Rules and Proportions. In many Grand Designs of Columns, Doors, Windows, Chimney-Pieces, Arcades, Colonades, Porticos, Umbrellos, Temples, and Pavillions &c. With Plans, Elevations and Profiles; Geometrically Executed. By B. & T. Langley.
1793 £1100.00
LEADBETTER (Charles)
Mechanick Dialling: or, the New Art of Shadows: freed from many Obscurities, Superfluities and Errors of Former Writers upon this Subject, The whole laid down after so plain a Method that any Person (tho' a Stranger to the Art) with a Pair of Compasses and 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 Mathematicks. Illustrated with many Copper Plates, and examples of Dials for London, Exeter, Bristol, Worcester, Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge, Norwich, Lincoln, Chester, Liverpool, York, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Durham, Edinburgh, Dublin, &c. To which are added, 1. A Choice of Mottos in Latin and English. 2. A New and Correct Alphabetical Table of the most eminent Cities, Towns, in the whole World; shewing the Elevation of the Pole, and the Difference of their Meridian from London. 3. The bart and most approved Methods of Painting Sun Dials.
1737 £295.00
LEWIS (C.T. Courtney)
The Story of Picture Printing in England During the Nineteenth Century or Forty Years of Wood and Stone.
1928 £50.00
LONDON MECHANICS' REGISTER.
The London Mechanics' Register. Vol. I, no. 1, November 1824 - no. 27, April 1825; Vol. II, no. 29, May 1825 - no. 55, October 1825.
1824 £85.00
LOZZI (Carlo)
Delle Origini della Stampa.
1881 £20.00

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