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Author: George H. Dammann
Publisher: Crestline Publishing, Illinois, USA , 1972, REVISED EDITION, 320 pp., hardcover quarto, chronological chapters, b/w photo illustrations.
Condition:Aqua cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine and logo-embellished front cover, STRAIGHT and TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION without a dj, with minor marks and edgewear.
Description: From the run of the first prototype by Louis Chevrolet in 1911
Through every model made during the period 1911-1971
Drawings of proposaed models
To the last photo, of a 307 cubic inch 1-Ton Truck.
Author: Ray Miller Featuring photos of unrestored low-milage original cars where-ever possible
Publisher: Evergreen Press, Oceanside, California, 1976, FIRST PRINTING, 320pp., hardcover 4to, 22 chapters, appendices, production figures, b/w advertising illustrations,
Condition:Crisp leather-like brown cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no writing or inscriptions and slight age-toning to ROBUST pages, in an unclipped FAIR DUSTJACKET with extreme edgewear.
Description: 1911-1914 The Classic Six, Light Six
1914-1922 The Baby Grand and the Series F
Copper-Cooled Series C
Capitol Series AA
National Series AB
International Series AC
The Universal Series AD
Author: Gregory's Scientific Publications, No 165 A
Publisher: Gregory's, Sydney, 1984, reprint, 216 pp., hardcover 4to without dj, 21 chapters, illustrations, Index.
Condition:Illustrated hard-bound cover with title to spine & cover, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with chips to edges of the cover, a few mild marks to endpapers and a CLEAN, ROBUST and TIGHT interior.
Description: FORD : Falcon, Fairmont XD Series 19879- 1982 Specifications - Wiring Diagrams - Lubrication - Maintenance Sedan - Station Wagon - Panel Van - Utility - Repair - Technology -Automatic and Manual Transmission Includes Supplement - Alloy Head Models
Author: Ford UK
Publisher: pub. Ford UK, November 1953, 120 PAGES., softcover 8vo, text, illustrations, b/w photos ,2 x Index. Specifications - Wiring Diagrams - Lubrication - Maintenance
Condition:Stiff card-bound cover with title to frontcover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with mild marking to front cover (scan). Internally very clean, no marks, A GENUINE, ORIGINAL COPY
Description: Specifications - Wiring Diagrams - Lubrication - Maintenance, Operating Instructions
Hydraulic Power Lift
Belt Pully attachment
Index to Illustrations
Author: by STATON ABBEY
Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman, London, 1954 2nd edition reprint, 132 pp. + advts stiff card cover 8vo, line illustrations and b/w photos, Index.
Condition:Soiled stiff card-bound hardcovercover with title to front cover, STRAIGHT & TIGHTLY BOUND in GOOD MINUS CONDITION with marks & staining to cover, age-toned internal pages are ROBUST and well-bound, a few internal marks, some pen notes to rear cover.
Description: Manufacturer Austin Motor Company
Successor Austin 12/6 and Austin 12/4
Body style various including commercials
Engine 1660 or 1861 cc Straight-4
Wheelbase 112 in (2,800 mm)
Length 162 in
Author: presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellencies Command Printed by Authority, A C Brooks, Government Printer
Publisher: by Victorian Parliament, 6352/63, Melbourne, 1963, 126pp.+ fold-out plan, softcover foolscap, 4 parts , illustrations are line drawings, plans, b/w & colour photos.
Condition:Large stiff-card bound softcover with title to front cover and cloth binding to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHTLY BOUND and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, a name stamped to the title page and some marks and spots to cover, and a few marks internally
Description: An exhaustive report in the causes and responsibility for the fact that the Kings Bridge collapsed on 10 July 1962 when a low-loader and trailer weighing approximately 28 tons drove onto the western side of the bridge, which collapsed. Judge E Barber.
Author: pub. Under the Auspices of the Institution of Radio Engineers (Aust.) during Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations, Sydney, 1938.
Publisher: pub. Under the Auspices of the Institution of Radio Engineers (Aust.) during Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations, Sydney, 1938, hardcover quarto without dj.
Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover w title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, marks, rubbing & foxing to covers, top part of spine has lifted up, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD MINUS CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, foxing to eprs, browning.
Description: Opened by the Duke of Gloucester in the Great Hall of the University of Sydney. Features included a demonstaration of "Stereoscopic Sound" ; Refining radio reception; Valve Manufacture; Quartz Chrytals; all convention papers are covered.
Author: A W Hancock (Author of Apex Rafter Tables).
Publisher: by the author, c1969, 6th edition, 148 pp., small hardcover 12vo, line illustrations, text.. Note: First metric edition was published in 1973 by J. Batten
Condition:Small, 12Mo, pocket-size red cloth-bound hardcover with title to front cover which has marks & stains, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with names in pen to endpapers and a diagram in pencil, , with rubbing to cover and a very clean interior.
Description: Selecting a Pitch
Rafter, Ridge and Hip Lengths
Hip and Purlin cuts
Octagon Cuts: Rise 6, Run 12, 1/4 pitch (example)
Rise & Run Tables