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Book Id: 10nft0536

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Title: COMPLETE PROCEEDINGS of the WORLD RADIO CONVENTION held at SYDNEY, N.S.W., APRIL 4th-14th, 1938 IRE (Aust)

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.

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Book Id: 10nft0532

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Title: BUILDING : Roof Cuts and Rafter Lengths by Hancock - Small Builders Guide for Master Builders and Journeyman Carpenters

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 Creepert Rafters Hip and Purlin cuts Pay rates Rafter Tables Setting Out Octagon Cuts: Rise 6, Run 12, 1/4 pitch (example) Rise & Run Tables Roof Plans

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Book Id: 10nft0426

Price: $15.50

Title: B.H.P. 75 YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT IN INDUSTRY - AUSTRALIA B.H.P. 75 Years 1960 IRON ORE MINING Photos

Author: The Broken Hill Proprietry Co.

Publisher: pub. by B.H.P., Printed by Herald Gravure Printers, Melboune, n.d.(1960), hardcover Quarto without dj, 192pp.,COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & CHARTS & TEXT

Condition:Grey/Black cloth-bound hardcover with title to frcvr with gilt design plus indented blindstamp title, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, without dustjacket. Yes! We combine items so you save on postage

Description: The 'Big Australian' - 'The object of this book, on a significant anniversary, is to give an account of the achievement and the stewardship of Australia's largest company in three-quarters of a century of constructive effort in peace and war.' (Foreward).

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Book Id: 10nft0408

Price: $16.40

Title: THE MAP THAT CHANGED THE WORLD The Tale of William Smith and The Birth of the Science of GEOLOGY

Author: SIMON WINCHESTER EPHEMERA : 2 x newspaper articles on evidence found of dinasaur remains from Jurassic England.

Publisher: Viking, London, 2001, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 338pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, coloured MAPS to eprs (1969 Geological map of the British Isles & William Smith)

Condition:Maroon cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: In the summer of 1815 an extraordinary hand-painted map was published in London. Some eight feet tall and six feet wide, brightly coloured - in sea-blue, green, bright yellow, orange, umber - it presented England and Wales in an unfamiliar manner.

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Book Id: 10nft0403

Price: $11.20

Title: THE QUEST FOR SS433 - The discovery of the astronomical phenomenon of the century

Author: David H Clark - Head of Space Astro-Physics Group, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1985, 1st Ed, hardcover 8vo with dj, 206 pages, 9 Chapters, graphs, line illustrations, charts & INDEX.

Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover boards with bright gilt title to spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing.

Description: The discovery of the astronomical enigma of the century, the unique SS433. It appears to be approaching and receding simultaneously, ejecting streams of material at speeds never before experienced.

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Book Id: 10nft0352

Price: $15.40

Title: Rayon "Artificial Silk" and Textile Enginering A RAYON TECHNOLOGY Handbook for Textile Mills

Author: prepared by the Textile Research Department of the American Viscose Association

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, NY, 1948, stated First Edition, hardcover 8vo, 273pp, 7 chapters, b/w photos, diags., tables, index.

Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD PLUS CONDITION without dj or inscriptions.

Description: Rayon Staple on the Cotton System Rayon Staple on the Worsted System Rayon Staple on the Woolen System Rayon from yarn to fabric Standard Rayon Fabric Construction Rayon in Knitting Mills Rayon Dyeing and Finishing

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Book Id: 10nft0351

Price: $16.40

Title: Rayon "Artificial Silk" and Textile Enginering Textile Engineering Processes

Author: ed by A H Nissan DsC, PhD, MI Chem E, AMI Mech E

Publisher: Butterworth's Scientific Publns., London , 1959, 1st Ed., hardcover 8vo, 366pp., chapters, INDEX. Diags., B/W Plates, formulae, engineering drawings.

Condition:Crisp red cloth-bound hardcover boards with gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions.

Description: Properties of Textile Fibres Spinning Cotton Yarns The Woolen System The Worsted System Winding, Beaming & Sizing Weaving Knitting Wet Finishing Dyeing & Printing Drying Humidity Subject Index

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Book Id: 10nft0350

Price: $11.90

Title: Rayon "Artificial Silk" and Textile Enginering : The Manufacture of Artificial Silk (RAYON)

Author: E Wheeler MBE ACGI FIC

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London, 1931, rev. 2nd ed., large hardcover 8vo, 177pp., 14 chapters, appends., INDEX. B/W photo plates, diagrams, tables, formulae.

Condition:Rubbed and worn red cloth-bound hardcover boards with title to frcov.,interior is STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD-MINUS CONDITION with robust, clean pages and crisp B/W plates. No inscriptions.

Description: Historical, Chemistry, The Viscose Process I, II & III Cuprammonium Process, Nitrocellulose Process Cellulose-Acetate Process Properties of different results, Use, Other artificial fibres Economics, Chemical Identification

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