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The Genesis of Modern British Town Planning, a Study in Economic and Social History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

By: Ashorth, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1972

Seller ID: 008797


study of this subject. Includes a long section on the creation of new model villages and towns from New Lanark to Letchworth. ex-lib -borrowed twice - usual library indicators - book in great order throughout View more info

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Timber-Framed Buildings of England

By: Brown, RJ

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, Robert Hale: 1986

Seller ID: 011076


England has a magnificent heritage of timber-framed buildings, the oldest dating from the thirteenth century. Highly prized today, an increasing number have been lovingly restored to their original condition. The majority of these buildings are houses and cottages, but timber was widely used in all types of buildings including churches, guild-halls, town halls, inns, shops, farm and industrial buildings, and many others. All of these are detailed and profusely illustrate... View more info

SEVEN WONDERS OF THE INDUSTRIAL WORLD

By: Cadbury Deborah

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Harper, London: 2004

Seller ID: 002278


Soft cover with remainder mark on lower compressed page margin, slight crease to front cover. View more info

POTLINES AND PEOPLE; A History of the Bell Bay Aluminium Smelter

By: Carroll Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Comalco Limited, Melbourne: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002237


Recounts the history of the aluminium industry at Bell Bay, Tasmania. Also the story of George Town and the people who worked at Bell Bay. View more info

DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Lessons Learned

By: Dempsey, S Goetz, A Szyliowicz, J

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill: 1997

Seller ID: 008456


It's not hard to see that there will be pitfalls in a project as big as designing an airport - Murphy's law will be in full swing. (from flap): "Low-ball initital estimates, poor project execution, innumerable changes, delays and cost overruns hampered the construction process.Initially projected to cost $1.5 billion, the new airport eventually ran up a bill of $5.3 billion." Not only that, say the authors, it finally opened 16 months later than scheduled, "a... View more info

Dorothy Elizabeth : Building a Traditional Wooden Schooner

By: Duncan, Roger F

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 200

Seller ID: 008799


From the dust jacket: "This is the story of Dorothy Elizabeth, a 28-foot schooner. Particularly, it is the story of why to build a traditional wooden sailing vessel that relies on age-old methods and materials, yet also embraces newfangled technologies. But mostly it is the story of the people--the score of craftsmen and craftswomen, friends, and family--who give their skill, advice, support, and time to turn Dorothy Elizabeth from an idea into a graceful, seaworthy ... View more info

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MATHEMATICAL THEORY OF GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS

By: Friedlander Susan

Price: $190.00

Publisher: North Holland Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: 005155


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Clean compressed page edge. Clean diagrams and workings. No.41 in the North-Holland Mathematics Studies series. "This work is based on a series of lectures given to graduate students...It is intended to provide a framework for such a course given primarily to graduate students in applied mathematics, as well as to be a useful supplementary text for students of oceanography,... View more info

EUROTUNNEL; An Illustrated History of the Channel Tunnel Scheme

By: Haining Peter

Price: $54.00

Publisher: New English Library, England: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002128


Well researched and presented by Peter Haining, this illustrated history of the Channel Tunnel Scheme follows the scheme from its original conception to its completion, and includes historical b/w phootographs and lithographs. View more info

COOLING TOWERS : WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MECHANICAL-DRAUGHT SYSTEMS

By: Jackson J B.Sc

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Butterworths Scientific Publications: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002897


Inscription on inside front cover and dustjacket. Clean, green boards. Unclipped dustjacket has four small tears and is yellowed. Pale foxing on inside front cover. Clean pages and tight binding. "This handbook, the result of systematic research and practical experience at the plants of Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., has been designed to assist the non-specialist student of chemical engineering to understanding water-cooling towers of the mechanical-draught type ... View more info

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Hydrographic Surveying for Development and Conservancy

By: Margrett, Lieut-Cmdr A.D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Kelvin and Hughes Marine:

Seller ID: 011836


An explanation on the process of hydrographic survey work with an introduction by Vice-Admiral Day (Hydrographer of the Navy). The book has numerous tables, charts & diagrams with pocket at rear holding a folded map. The book has card covers but may have also had a paper dj as what appears to be the inside flap strip is in the pocket also. K&H publication M274. Lt-Cmdr Margrett retired in 1967. View more info

MECHANICS OF FLUIDS

By: Massey B.S.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Chapman and Hall: 1994

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 007909


Very Good condition. "The sixth edition of this standard work, like its predecessors, presents the basic principles of the mechanics of fluids and the assumptions on which they rest. It provides material on this subject needed for an honours degree course in civil or mechanical engineering and meets the main requirements of undergraduate courses in aeronautical and chemical engineering. Fundamental concepts are illustrated by simple applications of the theory to engi... View more info

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Frank Lloyd Wright A Biography

By: Secrest, Meryle

Price: $34.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Seller ID: 010551


Meryle Secrest's Frank Lloyd Wright: A Biography focuses on Wright's family history, personal adventures, and colorful friends and family. Secrest had unprecedented access to an archive of over one hundred thousand of Wright's letters, photographs, drawings, and books. She also interviewed surviving devotees, students, and relatives. The result is an explicit portrait of both the genius architect and the provocative con-man. 635pp with extensive index & ref notes, just o... View more info

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Tank

By: Wright, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber, London: 2000

Seller ID: 010837


More than a conventional work of military history, Tank investigates the enduring symbolism of this icon of brutality and its exploitation as a social and political tool. In this book Wright examines the cultural history of the wartime juggernaut that changed ground warfare forever, Patrick Wright takes us through war zones and battlefields-from the tank's infancy in the First World War and the Russian Revolution through World War II, the Six Day War, and the Gulf War. 4... View more info