Our current selection of titles on Tecnical, Engineering and related topics.

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"A SOCIAL HISTORY OF ENGINEERING"  by W. H. G. Armytage.  1970. 

Paperback Third Edition in printed covers, published by Faber and Faber, London in 1970.  Dimensions: 22cm x 14cm approx.

An interesting book with three aims: "to chart technological developments with especial reference to Britain, to indicate how they have affected and been affected by social life at certain stages and to offer some clues as to the origins of innovations and institutions.

379pages with a number of black and white plates.

Condition:  Good for a paperback. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers.  Spine slightly cracked at front hinge. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"THE HISTORY OF RUBBER"  by Dr. R. J. Tudor.  c.1940. 

Hardcover First Edition in green cloth covers, published by The Burke Publishing Company, Ltd, London in their "Commodity" series.  The volume is undated but we believe it to be c.1940 (though it could be slightly earlier). Dimensions: 24.5cm x 18.5cm approx.

An interesting look at the history of rubber, the industrial process required to produce it and the uses it is put to.

96 pages with numerous black and white illustrations.

Condition:  Reasonable. Ex-library copy that has been re-bound for library use. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages fairly good with some wear and thumbing. Binding tight.

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Hardcover First Edition in printed board covers, published by Percival Marshall & Co, Ltd, London in 1935. Dimensions: 18.5cm x 12.5cm approx. 

An interesting little volume for electronics enthusiasts.  Described as "a practical handbook descriptive of types, running characteristics, starting arrangements and the general applications of fractional horse-power alternating current motors, with rules for the estimation of new windings."

51 pages with a number of black and white illustrations and photographs.

Condition:  Good for its age. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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