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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
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).
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.
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.
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
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
The Woolen System
The Worsted System
Winding, Beaming & Sizing
Dyeing & Printing
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
Properties of different results, Use, Other artificial fibres
Economics, Chemical Identification