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Author: The SKF Ball Bearing Co (Australia) Pty Ltd
Publisher: SKF, Melbourne, 1948, 294pp., hardcover 4to without dj, 8 chapters, technical illustrations, black and white production photos, diagrams, Index.
Condition:Rubbed green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine and frontcover (see scan), STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions and clean internals - rubbed cover and pp. edges.
Description: Thoroughly Revised
Theoretical section amplified
SKF Ball Bearings and Roller Bearings Catalogue
Stock and made-to-order
dimension and load tables
Factory photos to endpapers
Author: Catalogue of Bolts, Nuts, Rivets, Screws, Spikes, Washers, Pole Line Hardware and Other Fasteners
Publisher: McPhersons, Melbourne, 1955, 166pp., hardcover 8vo, tables, text, illustrations, b/w photos, Index. NOTE: Name in pen to front endpaper and titlepage.
Condition:Illustrated cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & front cover, curved corners as published, , STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a name to the frontcover & to the title page where "Issued To:" is filled in, pages from p93 are clipped.
Description: Range of Sizes : Bolts 6 BA to 1 1/2"
Nuts - 3/16" to 2"
Rivets 3/16" to 1 1/2 "
Specifications, engineering figures, dimensions, etc of all available components.
Author: GMH Holden TF GEMINI Owner Handbook Sedan, Wagon & Panel Van including Diesel by GMH
Publisher: pub.General Motors Holden's Sales P/L, no date but warranty is stamped 20/10/1982, 152 pp., oblong softcover General Motors Holden, Australia
Condition:Worn card-bound softcover w title to front cover, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD MINUS CONDITION w rubbing & closed tears to front cover, warranty is filled in date 1982, Nilrust Warrany also included, deliver certificate not completed, all service stubs intact
Description: warranty is filled in, dated 1982, Nilrust Warrany also included, deliver certificate not completed, all service stubs are remaining but services have been carried out until 1986 which is 66 months or 110,000 kilometres.
Author: Olds Motor Works, Lansing, Michigan, USA, 1920,
Publisher: Olds Motor Works, Lansing, Michigan, USA, 1920, 82pp., large foolscap-size softcover 4to without dj, 4 parts, line drawings & b/w photo illustrations, Lube Chart
Condition:Large worn but intact card-bound softcover with cloth-bound spine, title to frontcover, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD MINUS CONDITION with rubbing and wear to edges & corners and a mild water stain at the base of the pages which are INTACT & ROBUST.
Description: 82 pages of instructions,,,,,,,,
Descriptions of controls & mechanism
Operation and Operating suggestions
Care, Maintenance & Lubrication.
Adjustments and service information.
A 1920 original detailed service manual for the OLDSMOBILE "Eight"
Author: P S A Berridge MBE FICE formerly Assistant Engineer ( Bridges), Western Region of British Railways
Publisher: Robert Maxwell, London, 1969, First Edition, 172 pp., hardcover 8vo with dj, 25 chapters, 47 plate illustrations, Index.
Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, minor bump to LRH corner, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped, GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with edgewear and rubbing & very occasional smudges.
Description: Stuart Berridge was deputy Chief Engineer, Bridges on the North-West Frontier in India.
He was over 17 years with British Railways.
Firth of Forth.
In this book he traces, in fascinating detail, the development of railway girder bridges in the UK.
Author: James Flood Charity Trust, Melbourne, not dated, softcover ring-bound quarto, unpaginated, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, ILLUSTRATIONS throughout
Publisher: James Flood Charity Trust, Melbourne, not dated, softcover ring-bound quarto, unpaginated, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, ILLUSTRATIONS throughout
Condition:Illustrated softcover with ring binding spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, no inscriptions.
Description: The pages included in this Album are selections from the 400 pages in the Third James Flood Book of Early Motoring Featured vehicles in this album include: Packard (in colour and b/w), Daimlier (in sepia) and Austin (b/w), plus a variety of others.
Author: T. R. NICHOLSON Illustrated by John W. Wood + etc. Book Two - Cars of the World in Colour
Publisher: Blandford Press, London, 1970, 1st ed., hardcover small 8vo with dj, 164pp., 192 COLOUR ARTWORKS of CARS & several B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, illustr. eprs, and INDEX.
Condition:Orange cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIION, slight foxing to eprs, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with tear to bottom spine, slight foxing to inside.
Description: TECHNOLOGY, CARS, MECHANICS, OUT OF PRINT BOOKS - Alfa Romeo, Mercedes, Bentley, NSU, NAG, Bugatti, MG, Aston Martin and more!
This third volume in the series Blandford Cars of the World in Colour deals with the earliest sports cars in COLOUR
Author: T. R. NICHOLSON Illustrated by John W. Wood + etc. Cars of the World in Colour
Publisher: Blandford Press, London, 1972, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 157pp., COLOUR ARTWORKS of CARS & B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, and INDEX.
Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIION, slight foxing to eprs and some marks to the outside bottom page edges, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET rubbed
Description: This, the sixth book in the Blandford Cars of the World in Colour series, is devoted to the story of the development of the world's passenger cars from 1913 to 1923. This book tells the part that famous and less-known makes played in their development.