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OSLER, A. Follett. A description of the Self-Registering anemometer and rain-guage erected at the philosophical institution, birmingham, containing diagrams illustrating the records of storms: together with a notice of simultaneous observations of the direction of the wind at plymouth and birmingham. Birmingham. Printed by James Drake, 1839. First edition. Quarto. 8pp. Two engraved and one lithographed plate. Stitched within original publisher's printed buff wraps. Some chipping and dog-earing to extremities, glassine paper repairs to spine. Ink inscription and library stamp 'Royal Meteorological Society Symons Bequest' to upper wrap. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12100
RAWLINSON, Robert. Lectures, reports, letters, and papers on sanitary questions. London. P. S. King, 1876. First edition. [4], 154pp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'Edward Williams / from the author'.

[Bound with:] RAWLINSON, Robert. Waterworks. Borough of liverpool. Report on the proposed supply of water to liverpool, from bala lake, in north wales. London. Waterlow & Sons, [1866]. Second edition. 34pp.With a large engraved folding map.

8vo. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed. Internally clean ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16038
SHELDRAKE, T[imothy]. A description of the theory and properties of inclined plane wheels, by which power and velocity will be increased, and friction diminished, in any machinery into which they can be introduced; and by this means The Effect of such Machinery will be greatly increased. London. Printed for Messrs. Egerton...Taylor...and Asperne, 1811. First edition. 8vo. [4], iv, 86pp, [3]. With a half-title, and three engraved plates (one folding). With two terminal advertisement leaves (numbered 42-44) bound in from another work, the first of which pasted to the verso of final leaf of text. Later red cloth-backed marbled boards, earlier printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Extremities rubbed and a trifle soiled, small tear to foot of spine. Without front and ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16370
SOTHERN, J. W. M.. "Verbal" notes and sketches for marine engineers. A manual of Marine Engineering practice. Glasgow. James Munro & Co. Limited, 1915. Eighth edition, enlarged. 8vo. One volume bound as two. [3], vi-xxvii, [1], 334; 335-676pp, [4]. With half-title, a photographic folding frontispiece, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Profusely illustrated with folding diagrams on glassine paper, photographic plates, and line-drawings in the text. Later half-calf, navy cloth boards, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, marking to boards. Half-title and frontispiece detached with chipping and creasing to margins, three folding plates and ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 14673