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Science and Technology From Rochdale Book Company


Scientific Treatise on Smoke Abatement.


Manchester, Sherratt & Hughes, 1917, 4to, pp. xiii, 155, illustrated. Binding dull, stain to top edge of back cover, name inside, but good, sound condition in the original cloth.


A Practical Treatise on Propelling Vessels by Steam,

By BUCHANAN, Robertson:

Glasgow, 1816, pp. ix, (3), 187, (5), with 17 plates, one folding. The title-page and list of plates only call for 16 plates. Contemporary style, but probably later, grey boards and paper spine, preserving the original title-label. Boards worn at the corners, back cover damp-stained, frontis. heavily foxed and some foxing to the other plates to varying degrees, but still a sound copy of the scarce original edition. Ex-libris label of Mario and Fiametta Witt and ownership mark of Brent Maxfield. Includes a chapter on steam boats in America.


Modern Electro-Plating.


London, Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton,1923, pp.160,illustrated, Library labels to endpapers,stamp on verso of title-page,and a couple of other small stamps, but a good,sound copy in the original cloth. A guide book for platers,works chemists and engineers.


The Construction of the Balance.


Incorporated Society of Inspectors of Weights and Measures,1909, third and completely revised edition by Fr. Lawaczeck, D.E., translated by H.C.Walters, pp.xvi ,314, numerous folding plates. One plate mis-folded and dusty at edge,else very good in original cloth,the back cover of which is faintly marked.