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ABEL, SIR FREDERICK A: Final Report on Experiments bearing upon the question of the Condition in which Carbon exists in Steel; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January, 1885.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1885. Folding table and 1 plate. 8vo, pp.73, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers slightly mottled and slightly holed but generally good, internally very good.

£15.00

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ADAMS, WILLIAM A; HODGE, PAUL R. (also Samuel H. Blackwell; see under): On improvements in the Construction and Materials of Railway Wagons by Adams; On a new Self-lubricating Axlebox for Railway Engines by Hodge; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 27th Oct. 1852.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1852. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.189-222, original printed tan wrappers; very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On the Arrangement of the Materials in the Blast Furnace by Samuel H. Blackwell;

£22.00

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ALLEN, RICHARD W: Modern Pumping Machinery for Drainage of the Fens; contaned with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1913. Cambridge Meeting.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1913. 14 plates. 8vo, pp.663-985, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip stained, else good. The other papers contained in this volume are a further paper on the drainage of the Fens; the Drainage of the River Ouse; & on Gas Engines.

£15.00

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AMOS, EWART C: Portable Pneumatic Tools; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January-March, 1900.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1900. 28 plates, (18 illustrating the paper by Amos). 8vo, pp.180, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers a little spotted and marked, generally very good. The other papers in this volume being on Water Meters and the Longworth Power-Hammer.

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ANDERSON, EDWARD W: Description of the Grafton High-Speed Steam-Engine; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, April, 1894.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1894. 26 plates. 8vo, pp.169-288, original printed tan wrappers; Wrappers stained, some damp-marking within. The other papers being: Address by the President Professor Alexander B. W. Kennedy; & Description of a Fluid-Pressure Reversing Gear for Locomotive Engines by David Joy.

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ANDERSON, J. WEMYSS: Vapour-Compression Refrigerating Machines; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October-December, 1912.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1912. 5 plates. 8vo, pp.871-1171, original printed tan wrappers; upper wrapper soiled, backstrip stained, else internally good. The other papers contained in this volume are on the motion of trains; the theory of refrigerating machines; & the modulus of elasticity.

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ANSALONI, A. & PAGET, ARTHUR: Description of the Lifts in the Eiffel Tower by Ansaloni; On Warp Weaving and Knitting, without Weft by Paget; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1889 .

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1889. 53 plates. 8vo, pp.343-581, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip mottled and chipped at head, wrappers and contents very good. Of the 53 plates 17 accompany the paper on the Eiffel Tower and 12 illustrate Paget's paper. Other papers are concerned with Thermodynamics, Regnault's Experiments on Steam, & Simplex Engines.

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ARMSTRONG, SIR WILLIAM G. (also William Cochrane & John Daglish; see under): Description of the Hydraulic Swing Bridge for the North Eastern Railway over the River Ouse near Goole; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 3rd & 4th August, 1869 (Newcastle Meeting, Part 1).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1869. 29 plates, 8vo, pp.119-206, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty and very slightly chipped, top of text block dusty, else very good. The other papers being On the various systems of Ventilation of Mines by William Cochrane; & On the Mechanical Firing of Steam Boilers by John Daglish.

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BAINBRIDGE, EMERSON: On recent improvements in the Mechanical Engineering of Coal Mines; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1890. (Sheffield Meeting).

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1890. 18 plates. 8vo, pp.295-469, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip soiled, text block detached from wrappers, internally good. Other papers include Steel Rails, Park Gate Iron Works, Loomis process for making Gas, & Description of the Sheffield Water Works.

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BAINES, WILLIAM: Description of an improved apparatus for Working and Interlocking Railway Signals and Points; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 23rd January 1873 .

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1873. 9 plates, 8vo, pp.44, original printed tan wrappers, excellent, the wrappers very clean.

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BAKER, W. PROCTOR ( also Ralph Hart Tweddell & Robert Winstanley; see under ): On the Buchholz process for Decorticating Grain, and making Semolina and Flour by means of Fluted Metal Rollers;contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers,30th & 31st July,1872 (Liverpool Meeting, Pt 2).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1872. 22 plates, 8vo, pp.187-252, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On the application of Water Pressure to Shop Tools and Mechanical Engineering Work by Ralph Hart Tweddell; & Description of a Coal Cutting Machine with rotary cutter, worked by compressed air by Robert Winstanley.

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BARCROFT, HENRY: Partially immersed Screw-Propellers for Canal Boats; and the influence of Section of Waterway; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, February, 1897.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1897. 27 plates (11 illustrating Barcroft's paper). 8vo, pp.142, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dust marked. The other paper contained in this volume being: the Fourth Report to the Alloys Research Committee by W. C. Roberts-Austen.

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BASHFORTH, F. (also Thomas Craddock, Peter Rothwell Jackson, & Edwin Chesshire; see under): On the Formation of the Teeth on the Drivers of Pin Wheels; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 26th April, 1848.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1848. 8vo, pp.28, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip perished, unattractive brown staining to inner margins, loss of paper to blank lower inner margin (mouse nibble?). The other papers being On a Boiler and Condenser suitable for Extending the Cornish Economy and for Preventing Boiler Explosions by Thomas Craddock; On a Hydraulic Starting Apparatus by Peter Rothwell Jackson; & On Chesshire's Safety Buffer by Edwin Chesshire.

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BEARE, T. HUDSON: Research Committee on Marine-Engine Trials: Abstract of results of Experiments on Six Steamers and conclusions drawn therefrom; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, February, 1894.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1894. 40 plates. 8vo, pp.168, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers dust-marked, stain to upper edge of text block. The other paper being: On the Surface Condensation of Steam by Lt.-Colonel Thomas English.

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BEATTIE, JOSEPH (also William P. Marshall & Charles William Siemens; see under): On a Improved Locomotive Engine; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th January 1854.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1854. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.48, original printed tan wrappers; Small damp mark to inner margin at base, stitching partly cracked else good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On Berdan's Crushing and Amalgamating Machine by William P. Marshall; & On an Improved Water Meter by Charles William Siemens.

£15.00

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BERESFORD, LORD CHARLES: Openings for Mechanical Engineers in China; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October-December, 1899..

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1899. 20 plates. 8vo, pp.473-620, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers a little dusty, text block detached from wrappers.The other papers in this volume being on Iron Pipes at the Torquay Water Works and a Mean-Pressure Indicator for Steam Engines.

£15.00

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BOSWELL, SAMUEL: On some details in the Construction of modern Lancashire Boilers; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October, 1891.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1891. 16 plates. 8vo, pp.479-631, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dust marked. The other paper contained in this volume being: the First Report to the Alloys Research Committee by W. C. Roberts-Austen.

£20.00

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BUCKLE, WILLIAM: Experiments on the Fan Blast. May & October 1847.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1847. 1 plate. 8vo, pp. 14:7 (supplementary paper). Folding table. Original printed tan wrappers. Table detached. Backstrip very rubbed. Brown stain on upper inner margin, damp mark on lower inner margins. Stitching slack. As relating to Smithies and Foundries. The first publication of the newly founded institution.

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BUCKLE, WILLIAM; ADAMS, W. A. (also Thomas Thorneycroft; see under): On the Inventions and the Life of William Murdock by Buckle; On Railway Carrying Stock by Adams.; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 23rd October, 1850 .

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1850. 4 plates. 8vo, pp.34, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip chipped else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other paper is On the Form of Railway Axles by Thomas Thorneycroft (Supplementary Paper).

£22.00

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BURSTALL, FREDERICK W: Third Report to the Gas-Engine Research Committee; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January-February, 1908.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1908. 10 plates. 8vo, pp.231, original printed tan wrappers; a little staining to top of text block else good The other papers contained in this volume include the Test of a Live-Steam Feed-Water Heater, the Gas Engine & Reciprocating Engines.

£15.00

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CARBUTT, EDWARD H. & DAVEY, HENRY: On recent Trials of Rock Drills; contained within the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, March, 1891.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1891. 14 plates. 8vo, pp.109-193, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers stained, some staining to fore-margins of some leaves of text. This volume also contains the Fourth Report of the Research Committee on Friction.

£15.00

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CARPENTER, H.C.H: Eighth Report to the Alloys Research Committee: On the Properties of Alloys of Aluminium and Copper; contained within the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January-March, 1907.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1907. 23 plates. 8vo, pp.385, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers smudged.

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CARR, THOMAS (also Walter R. Browne; see under ): Description of the Disintegrating Flour Mill and Machine for Pulverising minerals etc. without grinding, crushing, or stamping; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th January, 1872.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1872. 11 plates, 8vo, pp.74, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty, headband bumped, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being On the Strength and Proportions of Riveted Joints, with the result of recent experiments by Walter R. Browne.

£20.00

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CHELLINGWORTH, T.T. ( also William G. Craig, W. Bridges Adams, & John Lea; see under ): On Messrs. Cox's and Wilson's Portable Single-Acting Steam Engine; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 27th April 1853.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1853. 6 plates, 8vo, pp.45-73, original printed tan wrappers; top of text block soiled else very good. The other papers being On improved India Rubber Springs for Railway Engines by William G. Craig; On Railway Axle Lubrication by W. Bridges Adams; & On a New Lubricating Material by John Lea.

£22.00

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CLARK, H. ADE: The Diesel Engine; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July 1903.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1903. 7plates (4 relating to the diesel engine). 8vo, pp.383-649 , original printed tan wrappers; stitching cracking, else very good. The other papers contained in this volume concern High-Speed Tool Steels, A new form of Friction Clutch, & Electric Generating Stations

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CLIFT, JOHN E; SPENCER, J. FREDERICK: Description of Oates' Brick Making Machine by Clift; Description of a New Construction of High Pressure Steam Boiler by Spencer; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 2nd November, 1859.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1859. 7 plates, 8vo, pp.245-278, original printed tan wrappers, lower wrapper detached and chipped, upper wrapper very clean.

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COCHRANE, CHARLES: On the further utilisation of the Waste Gas from Blast Furnaces, and the Economy of Coke due to increased Capacity of Furnace; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 28th January, 1869.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1869. 4 plates, 8vo, pp.76, original printed tan wrappers; headbands a little chipped, else very good, the wrappers very clean.

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COCHRANE, CHARLES: On the results of Blast -Furnace Practice with Lime instead of Limestone as Flux; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October, 1889 .

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1889. 20 plates. 8vo, pp.583-784, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip mottled, wrappers and contents very good. Other papers include a machine for making block-bottomed paper bags, & Steam-Jackets.

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COCHRANE, CHARLES (also James Fletcher; see below): On the Working and Capacity of Blast Furnaces; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 2nd & 3rd August, 1864 (Part 2).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1864. 16 plates, 8vo, pp.163-228, original printed tan wrappers; excellent and very clean. The other paper being On improvements in Heavy Tools for general Engineering and Iron Shipbuilding Work by James Fletcher.

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COCHRANE, CHARLES (also W.F. Batho & T. Aveling; see under): On the Further Economy of Fuel in Blast Furnaces, from the High Temperature of Blast obtained with Cowper's Regenerative Stoves at Ormesby; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 28th April 1870.

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Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1870. 19 plates, 8vo, pp61-124, original printed tan wrappers; very good, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being On a Steam Road Roller by W.F.Batho and T. Aveling (7 of the plates depict the Road Roller).

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COKER, E.G: The Application of Polarized Light to Mechanical Engineering Problems of Stress Distribution; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January-February, 1913.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1913. 6 plates. 8vo, pp.335, original printed tan wrappers; upper wrapper soiled, backstrip dusty, else good. The other papers contained in this volume are on Indicators; Modern Condensing Systems; & the flow of steam through nozzles.

£15.00

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COWPER, EDWARD A. (also George M. Miller & David Joy; see under): Description of a Set of Six Blast Furnaces, made for the East Indian Iron Company; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 24th October,1855.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1855. 9 plates, 8vo, pp.145-176, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip chipped, some insect damage to margins of wrappers, upper wrapper detached and incomplete, the wrappers are however very clean. The other papers being Description of a new Expansive Valve Motion for Steam Engines by George M. Miller; On an improved Spring and Axle Box for Railway Carriages; & Description of a Spiral Coil Piston Packing by David Joy.

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COWPER, EDWARD A; MCCONOCHIE, JOHN (also J.D. Morries Stirling & Alexander Allan; see under): Description of Cugnot's original invention of the Locomotive Steam Engine for Common Roads by Cowper; An improved Railway Chair by McConochie; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 26th Jan. 1853.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1853. 8 plates (inc. 2 of Cugnot's Engine) , 8vo, pp.43, original printed tan wrappers; discolouration to inner margin of 2 leaves, wrappers lightly foxed, else very good. The other papers being On Iron, and some Improvements in its Manufacture by J.D. Morries Stirling ; & Description of an Oil Axle-Box for Engines and Tenders by Alexander Allan.

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COWPER, EDWARD A. (also Charles F. Beyer & Benjamin Fothergill; see under): Description of an Improved Suspension Bridge, for carrying a Railway, and for other purposes. Paper read at the Meeting at Birmingham, 27th October 1847. And two other papers as under.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1848. The two other papers are the "Atlas" Luggage Engine by Charles F. Beyer, and the Multifarious Perforating Machine by Benjamin Fothergill. Three papers bound as one each with separate title page and pagination. 8vo, pp. 5:14:16, original printed tan wrappers. Damp mark to upper inner corner of margin, some slight loss through damp to extreme inner margin at base.

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COWPER, EDWARD A. (also John Robinson & George Piggot; see below): On some Regenerative Hot-Blast Stoves working at a temperature of 1300 Fahrenheit; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th April, 1860.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1860. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.53-87, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip chipped, very slight insect damage to fore-margin of wrappers else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On Gifford's Injector for feeding Steam Boilers by John Robinson (supplementary paper), & On Pinel's Magnetic Water Gauge for steam boilers by George Piggott.

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COWPER, EDWARD A; FAIRBAIRN, WILLIAM (also Samuel H. Blackwell & Thomas Forsyth; see under): Description of the Wrought-Iron Roof over the Central Railway Station at Birmingham by Cowper; An improved Steam Travelling Crane by Fairbairn; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 26 July 1854.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1854. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.79-107, original printed tan wrappers; stitching partly cracked, top of text block soiled, else good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On Kind's improved System of Boring by Samuel H. Blackwell; & On a new Steam Engine by Thomas Forsyth.

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DANIEL, WILLIAM & COCHRANE, CHARLES: On Mechanical Ventilators for Mines by Daniel; On the Ultimate Capacity of Blast Furnaces by Cochrane; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, November, 1875.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1875. 11 plates. 8vo, pp. 313-391, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip discoloured, chipping at head and tail of backstrip, staining to edge of text block; the wrappers, text, & plates good, generally clean.

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DAVEY, HENRY: Second Report of the Research Committee on the Value of the Steam-Jacket; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October, 1892.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1892. 18 plates. 8vo, pp.413-591, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip marked else good. The other paper being:Experiments on the Arrangement of the Surface of a Screw-Propeller by William George Walker.

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DAWSON, BERNARD & BAGSHAW, WALTER: On some different kinds of Gas Furnace by Dawson; On the Mechanical Treatment of Moulding Sand by Bagshaw; contained within the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January, 1891.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1891. 29 plates. 8vo, pp.107, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip a little rubbed, wrappers and contents very good.

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DAWSON, PHILIP: Mechanical Features of Electric Traction; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, February, 1898.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1898. 17 plates (14 illustrating Dawson's paper). 8vo, pp.140, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip a little marked, else very good. The other paper in this volume being W. E. Dalby's Diagrams to facilitate the design of Riveted Joints for Boiler Work.

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DE BERGUE, CHARLES (also Charles W. Wardle & Charles P. Stewart; see below): Description of a Rivet-Making Machine; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 7th November, 1861.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1861. 11 plates, 8vo, pp.209-238, original printed tan wrappers; very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On the application of Giffard's Injector as an elevator for the Drainage of colliery workings by Charles W. Wardle; & Description of Sellers' Screwing Machine by Charles P. Stewart.

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DIXON, WALTER & BAXTER, GEORGE H: Modern Electrical Dock-Equipment, with Special Reference to Electrically-operated Coal-Hoists; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Junauary-February, 1911.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1911. 4 plates. 8vo, pp.207, original printed tan wrappers; good. The other paper contained in this volume is The Energy-Diagram for Gas by F. W. Burstall.

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DOBSON, BENJAMIN A: On the Artificial Lighting of Workshops; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October, 1893.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1893. 28 plates. 8vo, pp.391-512, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers stained, stain to lower edge of text block. The other papers being: On the Working of Steam Pumps on the Russian South Western Railways by Alexander Borodin; & Experiments on Heat Loss from Dry and Wet Cylinder Walls exposed to a Vacuum by Bryan Donkin.

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DON, JOHN: The Filtration and Purification of Water for Public Supply; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January-February, 1909.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1909. 3 plates. 8vo, pp.309, original printed tan wrappers; damp marking affecting margin of last few leaves,else good The other papers contained in this volume include Screw Threads and an early Blast-Furnace at Cradley Iron Works.

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DONALDSON, H.F: Cutting Angles of Tools for Metal Work; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January-February, 1903.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1903. 8plates. 8vo, pp.197 , original printed tan wrappers; very good. The other papers contained in this volume concern the National Physical Laboratory & Plunger Pumps.

£15.00

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DOWNIE, JOHN: Description of an Iron Construction of Foundry and an improved process of Moulding Pipes; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Glasgow Meeting Part 2. 17th & 18th September 1856.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1856. 16 plates, 8vo, pp.157-247, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty and slightly chipped with damp mark which extends into the inner margins within, stitching cracked, the wrappers are however good. The 14 other papers being on Marine Engines, Railway Carriages, Sugar Evaporating Apparatus, Ladder for Dredging Machines, on the Construction of Iron Ships for War Purposes, etc.

£15.00

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EATON, RICHARD: On the Warsop Aero-Steam Engine; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 10th November, 1870.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1870. 10 plates, 8vo, pp.227-257, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being Description of a Wire-Rope at the Landore Steel Works for conveying materials across a navigable stream by William Hackney.

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EATON, RICHARD (also William Hackney; see under): On the Warsop Aero-Steam Engine; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 10th November, 1870.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1870. 10 plates, 8vo, pp.227-257, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being Description of a Wire-Rope at the Landore Steel Works for conveying materials across a navigable stream by William Hackney.

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ELLINGTON, EDWARD BAYZAND; LANGLEY, ALFRED A. (also J.J. Tylor & Alex. B. Kennedy; see under): On Hydraulic Lifts for Passengers and Goods by Ellington; On the Bazin system of Dredging by Langley; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January, 1882.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1882. 20 plates. 8vo, pp. 143, original printed tan wrappers; generally very good. The other papers being On Meters for registering Small Flows of Water by J. J. Tylor and Riveted Joints, Experiments on High Bearing Pressures, Series X by Alex. B. W. Kennedy.

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ENGLISH, MAJOR THOMAS: Experiments on the Distribution of Heat in a Stationary Steam Engine & Supplementary Experiments on the Initial Condensation in a Steam Cylinder; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, September,1887 .

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1887. 24 plates. 8vo, pp.473-565, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers stained and detached from text block; internally text & plates very good.

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FENTON, JAMES; EVANS, J. CAMPBELL (also Benjamin Goodfellow & Alexander Allen; see under): Description of Fryer's Appartus for filling Locomotive Tenders with Water by Fenton; Description of a Steam Crane by Evans; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 6th & 7th Sept. 1859 (Part 2).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1859. 7 plates, 8vo, pp.211-243, original printed tan wrappers, very good. The other papers being On the Construction and Durability of Steam Boilers by Benjamin Goodfellow; & On Increased Break Power for stopping railway trains by Alexander Allen.

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FERNIE, JOHN (also Henry Martin; see under): On the application of the Decimal System of Measurement to Mechanical Engineering Work etc. ; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 27th July, 1859.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1859. 3 plates (of Whitworth's Measuring Machine etc.) 8vo, pp.97-132, original printed tan wrappers, top of text block stained, upper wrapper torn across but very clean. The other paper being On the construction of Hot Blast Ovens for Iron Furnace by Henry Marten (Continued discussion).

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FERNIE, JOHN; WYMER, FRANCIS W. (also Charles Beyer & Alexander Allan; see under): Description of an improved Foundry Hoist and Cupola by Fernie; Description of a Double-Slide Expansion valve for marine engines by Wymer; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 30th April, 1856.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1856. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.49-77, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty and slightly chipped, top of text block dusty, the wrappers are however very clean. The other papers being On Waddell's improved Packing for the Slide-Valves of marine engines by Charles Beyer; & On an improved construction of Link Motion for locomotive and other engines by Alexander Allan.

£22.00

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FOWLER, JOHN (also Joseph W. Wilson & W.P. Maddison; see under): On Steam Cultivation; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 29th April 1857.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1857. 7 plates ( 4 of Agricultural Steam Cultivation ), 8vo, pp.55-83, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty and slightly chipped, slightly affected by damp which extends into the inner margins within, the wrappers are however generally good apart from being slightly trimmed on foremargin.. The other papers being Description of improved Machinery for Rounding, Surfacing, and Shaping Wood by Joseph W. Wilson; & Pneumatic Signal Bell by W. P. Maddison.

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FROUDE, R. EDMUND: Description of the Experimental Apparatus and Shaping Machine for Ship Models at the Admiralty Experiment Works, Haslar; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, February, 1893.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1893. 26 plates. 8vo, pp.96, original printed tan wrappers; very good. The other paper being: Description of the Pumping Engines and Water-Softening Machinery at the Southampton Water Works by William Matthews.

£20.00

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GARLAND, WILLIAM S; LLOYD, SAMUEL (also Robert Waddell, John Ramsbottom, & John Rolinson; see below): Description of the new Pumping Engines at the Birmingham Water Works by Garland; On an Improved Turn Table by Lloyd; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 26th October 1853.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1853. 9 plates, 8vo, pp.110-136, original printed tan wrappers; Small damp mark to inner margin, stitching partly cracked else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On an Escape Water-Valve, and a Governor for Marine Steam Engines by Robert Waddell; Description of an improved Coking Crane for supplying Locomotive Engines by John Ramsbottom; & On an improved Apparatus for Preventing Explosions of Steam Boilers by John Rolinson.

£22.00

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GIBBONS, BENJAMIN; BEASLEY, JOSEPH; HODGE, PAUL R. (also Joseph Barrans; see under): On the Ventilation of Mines by Gibbons; On a new Machine for Blooming Iron by Beasley; Improvements in Locks in the United States by Hodge; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 23rd April & 30th June, 1851.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1851. Two volumes. 12 plates. 8vo, pp.45 & 28, original printed tan wrappers; backstrips chipped, the wrappers very clean. The locks described ( & illustrated by 3 plates) are those of Newell & Day of New York.. Another paper included in these volumes is On an Improved Axle Box for Railway Engines by Joseph Barrans (Supplementary Paper).

£36.00

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GIMSON, A.J: Some Impressions of American Workshops; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January-February, 1905.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1905. 5 plates. 8vo, pp.164 , original printed tan wrappers; good. The other papers contained in this volume include Waterworks Pumping Engines in the United States and Canada, Engines at the St. Louis Exhibition, Notes on American Woodworking Machinery, etc.

£15.00

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GOWLAND, WILLIAM: Sixth Report to the Alloys Research Committee: On the Heat Treatment of Steel; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January, 1904.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1904. 49 plates (43 relating to Gowland's paper). 8vo, pp.214 , original printed tan wrappers; backstrip very stained else very good. The other papers contained in this volume concern the Constitution of Metallic Alloys, Malleable Iron Castings, & the Alloys of Tin and Antimony.

£15.00

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GREENHILL, PROFESSOR A.G: On the Strength of Shafting when exposed to Torsion and to End Thrust; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, April, 1883.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1883. 13 plates. 8vo, pp. 179-305, original printed tan wrappers; very good. The two other papers concern the cutting of metals and the manufacture of coke.

£15.00

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GREENWOOD, THOMAS: Description of the Machinery for the manufacture of the Boxer Cartridge; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 28th & 29th July, 1863 (Leeds Meeting, Part 1).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1863. 44 plates, 8vo, pp.103-133, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip chipped, lower wrapper partly detached, some insect damage to blank fore-margin of last two leaves. This entire issue devoted to the manufacture of the Boxer Cartridge.

£30.00

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GREENWOOD, THOMAS; WYLLIE, ANDREW: On Machinery employed in the Preparation and Spinning of Flax by Greenwood; Description of a Portable Steam Rivetter by Wyllie; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1st & 2nd August, 1865 (Part 1).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1865. 18 plates, 8vo, pp.102-145, original printed tan wrappers; top edge of text block dusty, wrappers very clean.

£20.00

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HARVEY, ROBERT (also Alexander White, Charles Randolph, & Thomas Kennedy; see under): Description of an improved Steam Rivetting, Punching, and Shearing Machine; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Glasgow Meeting Part 1. 17th & 18th September 1856.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1856. 5 plates, 8vo, pp.125-156, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty and slightly chipped with damp mark which slightly extends into the inner margins within, top of text block dusty; the wrappers are however very clean. The other papers being Description of improved Corn Mill Machinery by Alexander White; Description of a Compressed Air Engine at Govan Colliery by Chales Randolph; & Description of an improved Water Meter by Thomas Kennedy.

£15.00

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HAYES, JOHN; SMITH, W. PARKER (also Waldemar Bergh, & Messrs. Easton and Anderson; see under): On the Fromentin Automatic Boiler Feeder by Hayes; On the Automatic Screw-Brake by Smith; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, November, 1880.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1880. 10 plates. 8vo, pp. 475-534, original printed tan wrappers; very slight insect damage to wrappers, generally very good. The other papers being On a Centrifugal Separator for Liquids of different specific gravities by Bergh, Experiments on Flanging Steel Plates Cold by Hydraulic Pressure & Experiments to ascertain the Strength of Cast-Iron Beams for Beam Engines, both by Messrs. Easton and Anderson.

£18.00

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HEAD, JEREMIAH: On recent developments in the Cleveland Iron and Steel Industries; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, August, 1893. Middlesbrough Meeting.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1893. 28 plates. 8vo, pp.217-390, original printed tan wrappers; very good. The other papers being: On the Middlesbrough Salt Industry by Richard Grigg; Description of the Electric Rock-Drilling Machinery at the Carlin How Ironstone Mines in Cleveland by A. L. Steavenson; On some Engineering Improvements in the River Tees by George J. Clarke; & The Port and Industries of the Hartlepools by Thomas Mudd.

£25.00

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HODGKINSON, FRANCIS: Some Theoretical and Practical Considerations in Steam-Turbine Work; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, June, 1904.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1904. 64 plates. 8vo, pp.533-960 , original printed tan wrappers; backstrip very stained at head, heavy text block detached from wrappers, stitching cracking, a few prelims. detached, damp mark to inner blank margins. The other papers contained in this volume include: On Steam-Turbines, the Burning of Town Refuse, Middlesbrough Dock Power Plant, a Lathe-Tool Dynamometer, etc.

£10.00

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HOPKINSON, BERTRAM: On the Indicated Power and Mechanical Efficiency of the Gas-Engine; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October-December, 1907.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1907. 16 plates. 8vo, pp.857-1119, original printed tan wrappers; a little dusty but good The other papers contained in this volume include the Mines of the New Kleinfontein Co. Transvaal, Milling-Cutters, & Screw Threads.

£20.00

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HOPKINSON, DR. JOHN & BAGOT, ALAN C. (also George Marie & Captain Douglas Galton; see under): On Electric Lighting by Hopkinson (First Paper); On the Construction and Comparative Merits of the Safety Lamps generally in use by Bagot; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, April, 1879.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1879. 11 plates. 8vo, pp. 155-265, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip partly stained and incomplete, unattractive brown stain to upper blank inner margin of first third of text, stitching cracked; the plates unaffected. The other papers being On recent Brake Experiments upon the Lyons Railway by George Marie, & On the Effect of Brakes upon Railway Trains by Captain Douglas Galton (Third Paper).

£10.00

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HUGHES, GEORGE: Locomotives designed and built at Horwich, with some Results; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1909. Liverpool Meeting.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1909. 18 plates. 8vo, pp.551-914, original printed tan wrappers; some spotting, top edge of text block stained, else good The other papers contained in this volume are Reinforced Concrete, the Advance of Marine Engineering, the Electrical Operation of Textile Factories, & Gas-Engines

£15.00

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INGLIS, WILLIAM; WEILD, WILLIAM: On the Corliss Expansion Valve-Gear for stationary engines by Inglis; On the Machinery for Weaving Brussels Carpet by Weild ; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 28th & 29th July, 1868 (Leeds Meeting, Part 3).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1868. 17 plates, 8vo, pp.177-209, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip chipped else very good,

£20.00

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JACKSON, PETER ROTHWELL; FERNIE, JOHN (also Edward E. Allen; see under): Description of a new Moulding Machine for Cog and other Wheels by Jackson; On an improved Tuyere for Smiths' Hearths by Fernie; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th April,1855.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1855. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.42-96, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip chipped, some slight insect damage to margins of wrappers, top of text block dusty, the wrappers are however very clean. The other paper being On the Commercial Economy of Working Steam Expansively in Marine Engines, with description of a new Double Expansive Marine Engine, by Edward E. Allen.

£22.00

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JEFFERDS, M.R: On Tube-Frame Goods Wagons of light weight and large capacity, and their effect upon the Working Expenses of Railways; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October, 1890.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1890. 20 plates. 8vo, pp.471-581, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip soiled, wrappers and contents good. The other paper on Milling Cutters by George Addy.

£18.00

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JENKIN, FLEEMING (also Norman S. Russell, William Pole, & David Thomson; see below): On the Construction of Submarine Telegraph Cables; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd July, 1862 (Part 3).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1862. 17 plates, 8vo, pp.211-312, original printed tan wrappers; very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On the Construction and Application of Iron Armour for Ships of War by Norman S. Russell; On the Double-Cylinder Expansive Steam-Engine by William Pole; & On the Double-Cylinder Pumping Engines by David Thomson.

£20.00

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JOHNSON, SAMUEL WAITE: The President's Address [on Railways]; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, April, 1898.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1898. 47 plates (30 illustrating Johnson's address, 10 being photographs of Locomotive Engines). 8vo, pp.141-322, original printed tan wrappers; upper wrapper stained, else very good. The other papers in this volume being Prof. Burstall's First Report to the Gas-Engine Research Committee and Steam Laundry Machinery by Sidney Tebbutt.

£20.00

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KENNEDY, ALEXANDER B.W: Research Committee on Marine-Engine Trials: Report upon Trial of the Steamer "Ville de Douvres"; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, May, 1892.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1892. 8 plates. 8vo, pp.99, original printed tan wrappers; very good. The other paper being On Condensation in Steam-Engine Cylinders during admission by Lt.-Colonel Thomas English.

£20.00

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KENNEDY, J.P. (also John Brown; see below): On the Construction and Erection of Iron Piers and Superstructures for Railway Bridges in alluvial districts; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 31st July and 1st August 1861. (Part 2).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1861. 11 plates, 8vo, pp.171-208, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip very slightly chipped, else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being On Cast-Iron Tubbing used in sinking shafts by John Brown.

£20.00

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KITSON, FREDERICK W; COOKE, CONRAD W: On the Allen Governor and Throttle Valve for steam engines by Kitson; On Wenham's Heated-Air Engine by Cooke; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1st May, 1873 .

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1873. 12 plates, 8vo, pp.45-86, original printed tan wrappers, the wrappers slightly dusty.

£20.00

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LAMB, ANDREW; HANDLEY, WILLIAM (also James Samuel, John Wilson, Daniel K. Clark, J.E. McConnell; & Edwin Cotterill; see under): On an Improved Boiler for Marine Engines by Lamb; On an improved Break for Railway Carriages by Handley; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 28th January & 28th April 1852.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1852. Two volumes. 12 plates, 8vo, pp.40 & 41-97, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip rubbed else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On a Continuous Expansion Stream Engine by James Samuel; On a new mode of Measuring High Temperatures by John Wilson; On the Expansive Working of Steam in Locomotives by Daniel K. Clark; & On a new Portable Lifting Machine by J.E. McConnell. Also a description of Edwin Cotterill's improved Bank Lock, this illustrated by one of the plates.

£32.00

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LANCASTER, JOHN (also John J. Birckel & John Ramsbotton; see below): Description of a Machine for Breaking Limestone and Ore at Kirkless Hall Iron Works; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 28th January 1864.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1864 . 18 plates, 8vo, pp.58, original printed tan wrappers; Split to backstrip, text block detached, otherwise wrappers and text block clean and tight.. The other papers being Description of a Horizontal V Pump by John J. Birckel; & On the improved Traversing Cranes at Crewe Locomotive Works by John Ramsbottom.

£15.00

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LANGDON, W.E: Electric Installations for Lighting and Power on the Midland Railway; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October, 1898.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1898. 32 plates. 8vo, pp.545-713, original printed tan wrappers; rust mark to base of slightly dusty backstrip, else very good. The other papers in this volume being: Results of recent practical experience with Express Locomotive Engines by Walter M. Smith, and Mechanical Testing of Materials at the Locomotive Works of the Midland Railway, Derby, by W. Gadsby Peet.

£20.00

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LARSEN, J.D; HOPKINSON, JOHN (also D. Chernoff, William Anderson, & Henry Davey; see under): On Permanent Way for Street Tramways, with special reference to Steam Traction by Larsen; On Electric Lighting (Second Paper) by Hopkinson; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, April, 1880.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1880. 18 plates. 8vo, pp. 185-307, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip slightly spotted and chipped, string mark on lower wrapper, generally good. The other papers being Remarks on Chernoff's Paper by Anderson, On Water-Pressure Engines for Mining purposes by Davey, & On the Manufacture of Steel and the mode of Working it by D. Chernoff.

£18.00

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LAYBOURNE, JOHN (also Ernest Spon & William P. Marshall; see under): Description of Miller's Cast-Iron Steam Boiler; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 26th October, 1871.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1871. 15 plates, 8vo, pp.261-297, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty, headband chipped, top of text block dusty; the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On Steam Pressure Guages by Ernest Spon; & On the principal constructions of Breech-Loading Mechanism for Small Arms, and their relative mechanical advantages by William P. Marshall (Adjourned Discussion).

£20.00

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LEGROS, L.A: The Development of Road Locomotion in recent years; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October-December, 1910.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1910. 20 plates. 8vo, pp.1405-1713, original printed tan wrappers; a little marked, generally good. The other papers contained in this volume are The Standardization of Locomotives in India, the Production of Castings, & The Constitution of Troostite.

£20.00

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LEVICK, THOMAS; BENNETT, HENRY: Description of a Coal Cutting Machine by Levick; On Puddling Iron by Machinery by Bennett; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 3rd November, 1864.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1864. 9 plates, 8vo, pp.267-309, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers very dusty, top edge of text block dusty, name erased from upper margin of upper wrapper.

£15.00

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LIVESEY, R.M: Rolling-Stock on the principal Irish Narrow-Guage Railways; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1912. Belfast Meeting.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1912. 19 plates. 8vo, pp.585-869, original printed tan wrappers; upper wrapper soiled, backstrip stained, else internally good. The other papers contained in this volume are on the New Graving Dock, Belfast; Flax Spinning; Wire-Ropes; Sawing-Machines; & the Commercial Utilization of Peat for Power Purposes.

£15.00

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LLOYD, SAMUEL (also Charles Markham & Richard Peacock; see below): On Taking Off the Waste Gas from Open-Topped Blast Furnaces; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1st November, 1860.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1860. 12 plates, 8vo, pp.249-292, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip slightly marked, insect damage to inner margin of upper wrapper, top edge of text block stained, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being Description of a new Safety Coupling for Railway Wagons by Charles Markham; & Description of a Steam Hammer for Light Forgings by Richard Peacock.

£20.00

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LONGBRIDGE, CAPTAIN C.C: Oil Motor Cars of 1902; contained within the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October-November , 1902.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1902. 3 plates. 8vo, pp.661-903 , original printed tan wrappers; very poor, mold damage to bottom two inches of spine and text block, upper blank fore-corners stained. Text block detached from wrappers. This entire volume devoted to Captain Longbridge's paper on Motor Cars.

£15.00

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MARSHALL, WILLIAM P. (also John H. Storey & John Ramsbottom; see under): On the principal constructions of Breech-Loading Mechanism for Small Arms, and their relative mechanical advantages; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 27th April, 1871.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1871. 20 plates ( 16 relating to breech loading rifles), 8vo, pp.65-116, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip slightly dusty, top of text block dusty; the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On Ashton and Storey's Steam-Power Meter and Continous Indicator by John H. Storey; & On the Mechanical Ventilation of the Liverpool Passenger Tunnel on the London and North Western Railway by John Ramsbottom (Supplementary Paper).

£30.00

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MARTEN, EDWARD B: On Steam Boiler Explosions and their records, and on Inspection as a means of Prevention; being the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 31st July & 1st August 1866 (Part 2).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1866. 13 plates, 8vo, pp129-180, original printed tan wrappers, top edge of text block dusty, else very good, the wrappers very clean.

£20.00

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MARTEN, EDWARD B. (also George D. Hughes; see under): On the Conclusions derived from the experience of recent Steam Boiler Explosions; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 2nd & 3rd August 1870. (Nottingham Meeting, Part 2).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1870. 13 plates, 8vo, pp.179-226, original printed tan wrappers; excellent, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being Description of a Self-acting Safety and Fire-Extinguishing Valve for Steam Boilers by George D. Hughes.

£20.00

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MATHER, WILLIAM; BATHO, WILLIAM F: On Well-Boring and Pumping Machinery by Mather; Description of an improved Machine for Shaping Nuts etc. by Batho; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 4th November 1869.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1869. 20 plates, 8vo, pp.275-318, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip stained, wrappers dusty, top of text block dusty; internally good.

£15.00

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MAXIM, HIRAM S: Description of the Maxim Automatic Machine-Gun; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, April, 1885.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1885. 18 plates. 8vo, pp.163-302, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers mottled but generally good, internally very good. The paper on the Maxim occupies pages 167-197 and 8 of the plates; this being the first announcement of the invention. Other papers include a Blooming Mill at the Ebbw Vale Works, & Experiments on Riveted Joints.

£350.00

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MCCONNELL, J.E. & ADAMS, W.A. (also William Smith & George Heaton; see under): On the Deterioration of Railway Axles by McConnell; On Railway Carriage and Waggon Springs by Adams; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 23rd January & 24th April1850 .

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1850. 2 volumes.7 plates. 8vo, pp.44 & 30, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip chipped & stitching cracked in the first, else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers are On the Condensation of Steam in the Engines of the South Staffordshire Iron District by William Smith; & On the importance of making a Compensation for the pull of the Air Pump Bucket in the Condensing Steam Engine by George Heaton.

£30.00

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McCONNELL, J.E; SAMUEL, JAMES (also Thomas Craddock & William Smith; see under): On the Balancing of Wheels by McConnell; On an Express Locomotive Engine by Samuel contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 13th June, 1848 .

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1848. 8vo, pp.21, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip perished, unattractive brown staining to inner margins, loss of paper to blank lower inner margin (mouse nibble?). The other papers being On a Boiler and Condesner suitable for Extending the Cornish Economy and for preventing Boiler Explosions by Thomas Craddock; & On the Recent Boiler Explosion at Dudley by William Smith.

£10.00

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MCCONNELL, JAMES E; KITSON, JAMES (also John E. Hodgkin & Henry Wright; see under): On an Improved Wrought-Iron Piston by McConnell; Description of an improved Friction Hammer by Kitson; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1st November 1854.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1854. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.109-138, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip rubbed else very good. The other papers being On Prideaux's Self-Closing Valve by John E. Hodgkin; & Description of an improved Steam-Engine Boiler by Henry Wright.

£22.00

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McCONNOCHIE, JOHN (also George B. Rennie; see under): On the Bute Docks at Cardiff and the mechanical arrangements for Shipping Coal; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, August, 1874 (Cardiff Meeting, Part 1).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1874. 28 plates. 8vo, pp.101-163, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty & slightly chipped, damp marked lower forecorner throughout, upper margins affected by damp throughout. The other paper being On the Pumping Machinery for emptying the Dry Docks at Chatham and Rio de Janeiro by George B. Rennie.

£10.00

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MORRISON, ROBERT (also Edward J. Payne, James Fenton, & John Ross; see under): Description of an improved Steam Hammer; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 24th January, 1855.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1855. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.39, original printed tan wrappers; top of text block dusty else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On a New Manufacture of Compound Metallic Rods and Bars by Edward J. Payne; Description of an improved Safty Valve, for Locomotive, Marine, and Stationery Steam Boilers by James Fenton; & Description of an improved Tuyere for Smiths' Hearths by John Ross.

£22.00

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MORRISON, ROBERT; MARTEN, HENRY (also Peter Jensen; see under): Description of the Pumping Engine at the Newcastle Water Works by Morrison; On the construction of Hot Blast Ovens for Iron Furnace by Marten; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 4th May, 1859.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1859. 11 plates,, 8vo, pp.53-96, original printed tan wrappers, very good, top of text block stained, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being On a Marine Engine Governor by Peter Jensen.

£22.00

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MORRISON, ROBERT; PENN, JOHN (also Thomas Greenwood, Robert B. Longridge, Alexander Allan; see under): Description of a Direct-Acting Steam Crane by Morrison; On the application of Superheated Steam in Marine Engines by Penn; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 6th & 7th Sept. 1859 (Part 1).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1859. 14 plates, 8vo, pp.133-210, original printed tan wrappers, all wrapper margins trimmed but very clean. The other papers being On File-Cutting Machinery by Thomas Greenwood; On the Relative Economy and Durability of various classes of Stationery Steam Boilers by Robert B. Longridge; Description of a new Steam Pressure Guage by Alexander Allan; & Description of Haste's improved Safety Valve for steam boilers.

£22.00

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MORTON, ALEXANDER (also Alfred C. Hill & Colonel Clay; see under ): On the Ejector Condenser for steam engines, dispensing with an air-pump;contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 31st October, 1872 .

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1872. 12 plates, 8vo, pp.253-293, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty, corner crease to upper wrapper, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On the Working of the improved Compound-Cylinder Blowing Engines and Howard Boilers, at the Lakenby Iron Works, Middlesbrough by Alfred C. Hill; & On an improved construction of Tool for Turning metals at increased speed by Colonel Clay.

£20.00

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MOUNTAIN, CHARLES G. (also John Cochrane & Frederick Smith; see below): Description of Machinery for Crushing Stone for macadamising roads; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 8th & 9th August, 1860. (Part 3).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1860. 16 plates, 8vo, pp.201-247, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip slightly marked, else very good, the wrappers very slightly spotted. The other papers being Description of a Machine for Drilling instead of Punching wrought iron plates by John Cochrane; Description of Round Oak Ironworks by Frederick Smith; & On the application of the Decimal System of Measurement in Boring and Turning Wheels and Axles by Charles G. Mountain.

£20.00

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OLDHAM, HARRY G.V: Evaporative Condensers; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, April, 1899.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1899. 44 plates. 8vo, pp.143-272, original printed tan wrappers; rust mark to base of slightly dusty backstrip, upper cover lightly stained, else very good. The other paper in this volume being: Brief History of the Institution and description of the Building.

£15.00

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PAGET, ARTHUR (also George Fowler, W.F. Batho & T. Aveling; see under): On Self-acting Machinery for Knitting Hosiery by Power; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 2nd & 3rd August 1870. (Nottingham Meeting, Part 1).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1870. 27 plates, 8vo, pp.125-178, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip holed else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being On a Steam Road Roller by W.F.Batho and T. Aveling (Adjourned Discussion); & On the Mode of Working and the Mechanical Appliances employed in the Midland Coalfield by George Fowler.

£20.00

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PARRY, JOSEPH: Notes on Mechanical Features of the Liverpool Water Works, and of the Supply of Power by pressure from the public mains, and by other means; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, February, 1892.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1892. 8 plates. 8vo, pp.99, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers a little rubbed, generally good. The other paper being On the Disposal and Utilization of Blast-Furnace Slag by William Hawdon.

£20.00

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PAYNE, EDWARD J; SLATE, ARCHIBALD (also Robert Jobson & James Ramsbotton; see under): On a New Railway Train Signal by Payne; On a Safety Apparatus for working Mine Shafts by Slate; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 3rd May 1854.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1854. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.49-78, original printed tan wrappers; stitching partly cracked, top of text block soiled, else good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On an improved construction of Moulds for Casting Metals by Robert Jobson; On an improved Piston for Steam Engines by James Ramsbottom; & On an Improved Water Filter by Archibald Slate.

£22.00

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PLATT, SAMUEL R: Fencing or Guarding Machinery used in Textile Factories; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, March-May , 1902.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1902. 32 plates. 8vo, pp.203-387 , original printed tan wrappers; good. The other papers in this volume concern Fencing of Gas Engines, Lift Shafts, Pipe Flanges, & Turning Mirrors for Search Lights.

£15.00

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POLIAKOFF, R. & SMITH, DEMPSTER: Experiments upon the Forces acting on Twist-Drills when operating on Cast-Iron and Steel; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, March-May, 1909.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1909. 11 plates. 8vo, pp.311-536, original printed tan wrappers; good The other papers contained in this volume are Experiments on Lubrication & the Address by the President on Railway carriages.

£15.00

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RAMSBOTTOM, JOHN (also William G. Beattie & George Addenbrooke; see under): On the Mechanical Ventilation of the Liverpool Passenger Tunnel on the London and North Western Railway; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 26th January 1871.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1871. 16 plates, 8vo, pp.63, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty, insect damage to margin of last two leaves and lower wrapper, top of text block dusty; the wrappers very clean. The other papers being Description of a Balanced Slide-Valve for Locomotive Engines by William G. Beattie; & On Whittle's plan for preventing Deposit and Incrustation in Steam Boilers by George Addenbrooke.

£20.00

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RAMSBOTTOM, JOHN; GIBBONS, BENJAMIN (also William Fairbairn & David Burn; see under): Description of an improved Locomotive by Ramsbottom; Description of a Pneumatic Lift by Gibbons; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th July 1849.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1849. 8vo, pp.39, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip & extreme inner margins discoloured, text block detached from wrappers. The other papers are On the Expansive Action of Steam, and a new construction of Expansion Valves for Condensing Engines by William Fairbairn; & On the system of Ventilation in the Wallsend Colliery by David Burn.

£15.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11648


RICH, WILLIAM E. (also T. Russell Crampton; see below): On Dynamometers, Friction Brakes, and other Testing Apparatus belonging to the Royal Agricultural Society of England; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1876 (Birmingham Meeting, Part 1).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1876. 19 plates. 8vo, pp. 197-298, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip discoloured, chipping at head and tail of backstrip, staining to edge of text block; the wrappers & text damp-marked. The other paper being On Mechanical Puddling by T. Russell Crampton.

£10.00

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RICHARDS, JOHN; GEIPEL, WILLIAM: On Irrigating Machinery on the Pacific Coast by Richards; On the Position and Prospects of Electricity as applied to Engineering by Geipel; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, February, 1888

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1888. 24 plates. 8vo, pp.158, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers damp-stained, backstrip pitted, some insect damage to wrappers which are detached from the text block; internally text and plates good.

£15.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11803


RICHARDS, THOMAS; BEYER, CHARLES (also Edward E. Allen & John Clift; see under): On an Equatorial Motion for Telescopes by Richards; Description of an improved Tuyere and Smith's Hearth by Beyer; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th July,1855.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1855. 6 plates, 8vo, pp.97-144, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip chipped, some insect damage to margins of wrappers, top of text block dusty, the wrappers are however very clean. The other papers being On the Commercial Economy of Working Steam Expansively in Marine Engines by Edward E. Allen; & On an Improved Pressure Guage for Steam and Water by John Clift.

£22.00

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RICHARDSON, JOHN (also William Froude & John Little; see under): On the application of Portable Engines for Mining purposes; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 29th & 30th July, 1873 (Cornwall Meeting, Part 2) .

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1873. 16 plates, 8vo, pp.167-248, original printed tan wrappers, the wrappers slightly dusty. and string marked but generally good. The other papers being Description of a Machine for Shaping Models used in experiments on Forms of Ships by William Froude; & Description of the Mechanical Scraper for removing Incrustation in the Mains of the Torquay Water Works by John Little.

£25.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11767


ROBERTS-AUSTEN, W.C: Second Report to the Alloys Research Committee; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, April, 1893.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1893. 14 plates. 8vo, pp.97-215, original printed tan wrappers; lower wrapper creased, stitching cracked. The other papers being: Tensile Tests and Chemical Analyses of Copper Plates from Fire-boxes of Locomotives on the Great Western Railway by William Dean; & Experiments on the Draught produced in different parts of a Locomotive Boiler when running by John A. F. Aspinall.

£15.00

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ROBINSON, LESLIE S: Mechanical Propulsion on Canals; contained within the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, April, 1897.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1897. 27 plates & tables illustrating Robinson's paper. 8vo, pp.143-241, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip rubbed, lower wrapper stained.

£20.00

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ROSENHAIN, DR. WALTER: Steel: Two Lecturess; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, March-July, 1911.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1911. 17 plates (16 illustrating Rosenhain's lectures). 8vo, pp.209-421, original printed tan wrappers; some staining to lower wrapper, generally good. The other papers contained in this volume concern gas producers and bronze pumps in the British Museum.

£15.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11955


ROWAN, JAMES: A Premium System applied to Engineering Workshops; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, March-May, 1903.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1903. 8vo, pp.199-367 , original printed tan wrappers; stitching cracking else very good. The other paper contained in this volume concerns the Education of Engineers in America, Germany, and Switzerland.

£10.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11933


RUSSELL, J. SCOTT; JONES, JOHN (also William L. Kimmond; see under): Notice of the Life and Character of the late George Stephenson; On the adaption of the "Cambrian" Engine to Locomotive purposes by Jones; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th October 1848.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1848. 8vo, pp.31, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip and extreme inner margins discoloured. The other papers are Description of a Railway Carriage Elevator by William L. Kimmond; & On Vulcanised India-rubber Pipe Joints "from Mr. Wicksteed's printed report on Brockendon's application".

£20.00

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RUSTON, JOSEPH; NEVILE, RALPH H.C: Description of Dunbar and Ruston's Steam Navvy by Ruston; On Private Installations of Electric Lighting by Nevile; contained within the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, August, 1885.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1885. 23plates. 8vo, pp.303-460, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers insect damaged, backstrip discoloured, internally good. Other papers include a description of the Tripier Spherical Eccentric, on the Iron Industry of Frodingham, & on the Rebey Engine.

£18.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11796


RYDER, JOHN N. (also Alexander Allan & John Robinson; see below): On the Application of Superheated Steam; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 25th January, 1860.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1860. 7 plates, 8vo, pp.51, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip a little darkened, very slight insect damage to fore-margin of upper wrapper, top edge of text block dusty, else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being Description of an improved Gas Meter by Alexander Allan & On Gifford's Injector for feeding Steam Boilers by John Robinson.

£20.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11710


SAMUEL, JAMES; McCONNELL, J.E. (also Sampson Lloyd; see under): On the Economy of Railway Transit by Samuel; On Railway Axles by McConnell; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 24th October, 1849 .

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1849. 16 plates, 8vo, pp.32, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip perished, unattractive brown staining to inner margins. The other paper being On George Nasmyth's Patent Girders and Fire-Proof Floors by Sampson Lloyd.

£15.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11768


SHAPTON, WILLIAM: Description of the Warehouse and Machinery for the storage and transit of Grain at the Alexandra Dock, Liverpool; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1891.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1891. 47 plates. 8vo, pp.297-477, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers dust marked. The other papers contained in this volume being: On the Experimental Marine Engine by Professor H. S. Hele-Shaw; On the Mechanical Appliances employed in the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal (8 plates); A Review of Marine Engineering during the past decade by Alfred Blechynden; & Materials for the Study of Steel and of Steel Guns.

£25.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11828


SIEMENS, C. WILLIAM: On Le Chatelier's plan of using Counter-pressure Steam as a Break in Locomotive Engines being the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 27th January 1870.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1870. 5 plates, 8vo, pp.59, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip stained, some foxing within, top of text block dusty, else good.

£20.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11749


SIEMENS, C. WILLIAM (also Walter R. Browne; see under): On a Steam Jet for exhausting air etc. and the results of its application; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 2nd May, 1872.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1872. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.75-117, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being On the Strength and Proportions of Riveted Joints, with the result of recent experiments by Walter R. Browne (Adjourned Discussion).

£20.00

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SIEMENS, C. WILLIAM (also J.E. McConnell & R.S. Norris; see below): On an Improved Governor for Steam Engines; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 27th July,1853.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1853. 8 plates, 8vo, pp.75-108, original printed tan wrappers; Small damp mark to inner margin, stitching partly cracked else good, the wrappers with marginal insect damage but very clean. Backstrip chipped. The other papers being On Hollow Railway Axles by J. E. McConnel; & On an improved Railway Joint Chair by R. S. Norris.

£15.00

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SIEMENS, C. WILLIAM; HENSON, HENRY H. (also Henry H. Henson, Archibald Slate, & Edward Cowper; see under): Improvements in the Construction of Railway Wagons by Henson; a new Regenerative Condenser for high & low pressure Steam Engines by Siemens ; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 30th July,1851.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1851. 6 plates ( inc. 2 of Siemens Regenerative Condenser). 8vo, pp.45, original printed tan wrappers; very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being Henry H. Henson On improvements in the Construction of Railway Wagons; Archibald Slate on a new Blowing Engine and Edward Cowper on Moulding Railway Chairs. Siemens was awarded the Gold Medal by the Society of Arts for his Regenerative Condenser.

£35.00

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SLATE, ARCHIBALD (also Samuel H. Blackwell, John E. Clift, & James A. Shipton; see under): On a new Equilibrium Canal Lift; for transfering Boats from one level to another without loss of water or power; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 22nd October, 1851.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1851. 6 plates (inc. 2 of the Canal Lift). 8vo, pp.26, original printed tan wrappers; very good, the wrappers very clean. The other papers being On an improved Miner's Safety Lamp by Samuel H. Blackwell, On the Preservation of Timber by Creosote by John E. Clift, & On the Direct Conversion of Rectilinear into Circular Motion in the Steam Engine by James A. Shipton.

£35.00

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SLATE, ARCHIBALD; SHIPTON, J.A. (also William Smith & Thomas Thorneycroft; see under): On a Blowing Engine working at high velocities by Slate; On a New Reciprocating Steam Engine by Shipton; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 24th July 1850 .

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1850. 6 plates. 8vo, pp.43, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip chipped else very good, top of text block dusty; the wrappers very clean. I inner margin discoloured. The other papers are On the Condensation of Steam in the Engines of the South Staffordshire Iron District (Supplementary Paper) by William Smith;& On the Form of Shafts and Axles by Thomas Thorneycroft.

£22.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11650


STEPHENSON, GEORGE (also William Buckle, William Smith, & Charles de Bergue; see under): On the Fallacies of the Rotary Engine; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 26th July, 1848.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1848. 1 plate. 8vo, pp. 27, original printed tan wrappers; discolouration to backstrip and extreme inner margins of text, some chipping at base of backstrip. Text block detached from wrappers. The other papers are On a Machine for preparing Bone Manure etc. by William Buckle; On High Pressure Steam Boilers and on Boiler Explosionss by William Smith; & On a Station and Collision Break Apparatus, by Charles de Bergue. The only paper read by George Stephenson, the first president of the newly formed Institution; he was to die two weeks after presenting this paper.

£25.00

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SWINDELL, JAMES S.E. & GELLERAT, M: Description of Guibal's Ventilating Fan employed at the Homer Hill Colliery,Cradley by Swindell; Description of the Steam Road Roller used in Paris by Gellerat; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 29th April,1869.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1869. 12 plates (5 depict the Steam Road Roller), 8vo, pp.77-118, original printed tan wrappers; chip to upper fore-margin of upper wrapper, top edge of text block dusty, , else very good.

£25.00

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TAYLOR, THOMAS JOHN; FOTHERGILL, BENJAMIN: On the Progressive application of Machinery to Mining Purposes by Taylor; Description of a Dry-Clay Brick-making Machine by Fothergill; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 26th January, 1859.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1859. 12 plates, 8vo, pp.51, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty and slightly chipped, the wrappers are however generally good apart from being slightly spotted and chipped on foremargin.

£20.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11682


TOOKEY, W.A: Commercial Tests of Internal-Combustion Engines; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January-February, 1914.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1914. 9 plates. 8vo, pp.217, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers dusty, else good internally. The other papers contained in this volume are on Stationary Engines; Welding; & the flow of Brine.

£15.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11964


TOWNE, HENRY R: Description of Emery's Testing Machine; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, May,1888 .

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1888. 18 plates. 8vo, pp.159-266, original printed tan wrappers; extensive insect damage to wrappers with some staining, upper blank fore-corner nibbled else internally text and plates very good. The other paper is the third report of the Research Committee on Friction: on the Friction of a Collar Bearing.

£15.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11808


TRESCA, M; MENELAUS, WILLIAM: On the "Flow of Solids" with the practical application in Forgings etc. by Tresca; On Mechanical Puddling by Menelaus; contained in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 4th, 5th, & 6th June, 1867 (Paris Meeting Part 2).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1867. 17 plates, 8vo, pp.113-172, original printed tan wrappers; upper wrapper a little creased, backstrip chipped at head else very good, the wrappers very clean.

£20.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11739


TREVITHICK, F. H: Some Effects of Superheating and Feed-Water Heating on Locomotive Working; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, March-April, 1913.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1913. 4 plates. 8vo, pp.337-640, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip stained, else good. The other papers contained in this volume are on Centrifrugal Pumps; a Governor for Water-Turbines; & an Electrical Measuring Machine.

£15.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11961


TWEDDELL, RALPH H. (also William Daniel; see under): On the application of Water Pressure to driving Machinery and working Shop Tools; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, August, 1874 (Cardiff Meeting, Part 2).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1874. 26 plates. 8vo, pp.165-251, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip discoloured, edges of text block dusty and marked, plates and text unmarked, upper wrapper generally good. The other paper being On Compressed-Air Machinery for Underground Haulage by William Daniel.

£20.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11774


TWINBERROW, J.D: Capacity of Railway Wagons as affecting the Cost of Transport; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, October-December, 1900.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1900. 4 plates. 8vo, pp.501-631 , original printed tan wrappers; stitching cracked, damp-mark to upper fore-corner within; wrappers very good. The other paper in this volume concerns Condensation in Steam-Engines.

£10.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11926


URQUHART, THOMAS: On the Compounding of Locomotives burning Petroleum Refuse in Russia; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January, 1890.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1890. 41 plates. 8vo, pp.174, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip mottled & stained, text block detached from wrappers. Other papers include Cape Government Railways, & the Manufacture and Storage of Oxygen. 31 plates accompany Urquhart's paper.

£15.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11821


WALKER, WILLIAM GEORGE: Experiments upon Propeller Ventilating Fans, and upon the Electric Motor driving them; contained within the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, November, 1897.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1897. 19 plates (16 illustrating Walker's paper). 8vo, pp.431-517, original printed tan wrappers; binding marked, stitching lightly cracked, top of text block stained.

£15.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11915


WALLER, WILLIAM (also Ebenezer Rogers & Robert Morrison; see under): On the Application of Steam Power for Agricultural Purposes, Part 2: Barn Machinery; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Glasgow Meeting Part 2. 5th November, 1856.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1856. 8 plates (4 of Agricultural Barn machinery), 8vo, pp.249-293, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty and slightly chipped, affected by damp which slightly extends into the inner margins within, the wrappers are however good. The other papers being Description of the Ventilating Fan at the Abercarn Colleries by Ebenezer Rogers; & Description of an improved Steam Pile-Driver by Robert Morrison.

£18.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11679


WALLER, WILLIAM (also Andrew John Robertson, Michael Scott, & Ebenezer Rogers; see under): On the Application of Steam Power for Agricultural Purposes, Part 3: Field Implements; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Glasgow Meeting Part 2. January 1857.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1857. 10 plates (3 of Agricultural field machinery, including the steam plough), 8vo, pp.54, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty and slightly chipped, slightly affected by damp which extends into the inner margins within, stitching cracked, the wrappers are however good. The other papers being On the Theory of Pile Driving, with description of an improved Steam Pile Driving Machine by Andrew John Robertson and Michael Scott; & On the Manufacture of Charcoal and Coke by Ebenezer Rogers.

£18.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11680


WALLER, WILLIAM (also Thomas Forsyth & C. William Siemens; see under): On the Application of Steam Power to Agricultural Purposes; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 30th July 1856.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1856. 8 plates ( 4 being of Agricultural Engines), 8vo, pp.79-124, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip dusty and slightly chipped with damp mark which extends into the inner margins within, top of text block dusty, the wrappers are however very good. The other papers being Description of a Double-Traversing Drilling and Grooving Machine by Thomas Forsyth; & On an improved Water Meter by C. William Siemens.

£18.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11676


WENDELSTEIN, E: On the St. Gothard Tunnel; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, January, 1883.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1883. 15 plates. 8vo, pp. 178, original printed tan wrappers; Upper wrapper slightly discoloured and incomplete on lower black margin, headband chipped. The paper on the construction of the St. Gothard occupies pages 156-178 and 10 plates.

£25.00

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WENDELSTEIN, E; DE SINCAY, ST. PAUL: On the Construction and Working of the St. Gothard Railway by Wendelstein; on the Manufacture of Zinc in Belgium by Sincay; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1883. (Belgian Meeting).

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1883. 26 plates (3 folding). 8vo, pp. 307-591, original printed tan wrappers; very good. Other papers include the History of the Iron & Coal industries in Liege, the manufacture of sugar in Belgium, Electricity in Coal Mines, Locomotive Engines, & the new harbour works at Antwerp.

£25.00

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WESTON, THOMAS A. ( also George L. Scott; see below ): On an improved Friction Coupling and Break, and its application to Hoists, Windlasses, and Shafting; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 5th November, 1868.

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1868. 16 plates, 8vo, pp.211-250, original printed tan wrappers; blank corner of one plate defective, light stain to blank margin of one leaf, else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being On the Moulding of Toothed Wheels, and an improved Wheel-Moulding Machine by George L. Scott.

£20.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11744


WHITE, WILLIAM H: On Shipbuilding in Portsmouth Dockyard; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1892. Portsmouth Meeting.

London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1892. 43 plates. 8vo, pp.227-411, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip marked, stitching cracked else good. The other papers being:On the Aplications of Electricity in the Royal Dockyards and Navy by Henry E. Deadman; Description of the Lifting and Hauling Appliances in Portsmouth Dockyard by John T. Corner; Description of the new Royal Pier at Southampton by James Lemon; Description of the Portsmouth Sewage Outfall Works by Sir Frederick Bramwell; Description of the new Floating Bridge between Portsmouth and Gosport H. Graham Harris; & Description of the Southampton Sewage Precipitation Works and Refuse Destructor by William B. G. Bennett.

£30.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11832


WHITWORTH, JOSEPH (also John Ramsbottom; see below): On the Proof of Guns by Measurement, with description of the Instrument emplyed by Whitworth; contained with another paper in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 31st July & 1st August 1866 (Part 1).

Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1866. 12 plates, 8vo, pp103-128, original printed tan wrappers,top edge of text block dusty, else very good, the wrappers very clean. The other paper being Description of an improved Reversing Rolling Mill by John Ramsbottom.

£20.00

Enquire - please quote Item No. 11735


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