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B.M.C. 1100s: MAINTENANCE, TUNING AND MODIFICATION., Marshall, David and Fraser, Ian.
1 Marshall, David and Fraser, Ian. B.M.C. 1100s: MAINTENANCE, TUNING AND MODIFICATION.
G.T. Foulis, London, 1967. 
176 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. "A special handbook for owners and mechanics. Written with the private owner in mind, it is more intimate than a standard workshop manual and much easier to follow. Much of (the authors') helpful advice and many of the diagrams, specially drawn, are exclusive to this book; a glance at the list of contents indicates the detail in which the following are covered: general maintenance and rectification of common faults, overhauls to combat normal wear and tear, and modification of the power unit for improved road performance and for competition." Appendices: 1100 Production Models; General Data; Torque Wrench Settings; General Dimensions; Routine Maintenance: Wiring Diagrams. Scattered tiny foxing marks on top of text block, slight tiny bump at top corner of boards. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear, light edge wrinkling, a few tiny tears - some with creases, a few tiny chips, light rubbing, soiling on rear panel. Very Good/Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2 Molloy, E., General Editor. AERO-ENGINE PRACTICE: DEALING WITH INSTALLATION, LOCATION OF FAULTS, TOP OVERHAUL RATING AND PERFORMANCE TESTING.
London George Newnes 1943 Second Edition Hard Cover Good+ Poor 
132 pp, 9 1/8" H. Aeroplane Maintenance and Operation Series, Volume 21. B&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. Chapter headings: Aircraft Engineers' Licences; Survey of Aero-engine Types; Engine Installations and Services; Tracing Aero-engine Trouble; Top Overhauls; The Rating and Performance Testing of Aero-engines; Aero-engine Testing; Aero-engine Starting and Starters; Starting Troubles and Remedies; Engine Instruments and Their Indications; Index. Book is cocked, has general slight fading to spine color with more fading at top/bottom, tiny bump to bottom corners of boards, very light edge wear. Dust jacket has several large chips, multiple tears archivally taped, creases, light browning - more on spine, water mark on spine and a few small holes. Now protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE LOCOMOTIVE OF TO-DAY.  REPRINTED, WITH REVISIONS AND ADDITIONS, FROM "THE LOCOMOTIVE MAGAZINE"., N/A.
3 N/A. THE LOCOMOTIVE OF TO-DAY. REPRINTED, WITH REVISIONS AND ADDITIONS, FROM "THE LOCOMOTIVE MAGAZINE".
Locomotive Publishing, London, 1899, first edition. 
178 pp + plates, index & advertisements, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover (dark blue pebbled cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board, black embossed locomotive on front board) - no dust jacket. B&w diagrams/drawings, photographs - collated. Section headings: The Boiler; The Engine; The Framing, Wheels, etc.; The Tender, Brakes, etc.; Examples from Modern Practice. Minor soiling to endpapers and fore-edge of pages, a few pages with small areas of edge wrinkling from page 178 to end o f book, small bump to bottom corner of boards, darkening to edges of textblock, light edge wear to boards, wrinkling to top/bottom of spine. Very Good- 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
RESTORING MUSICAL BOXES., Orde-Hume, Arthur W.J.G.
4 Orde-Hume, Arthur W.J.G. RESTORING MUSICAL BOXES.
London George Allen & Unwin 1980 0047890061 / 9780047890062 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
186 pp, 10" H. B&w photographs, drawings/diagrams. "(A) complete handbook on the techniques of musical box conservation. It is written by a world authority on automatic musical instruments who has had more than a quarter of a century's practical workshop experience and will serve as a clear and comprehensive introduction for the novice and an invaluable reference book for the experienced or expert restorer. Step by step the author (goes) through all the stages of repair and restoration from simple processes such as cleaning and adjustment to involved, complex and delicate tasks such as replacing broken teeth in musical combs and repinning cylinders. (He) also advises, where relevant, on the use of modern materials and preparations which may on occasion be necessary in this type of work. A section of repairing musical box cases offers advice on all aspects of restoration, from curing woodworm to the right way to remove the veneer from a veneered panel. The book concludes with a useful glossary of musical box components, including their English, French and German equivalents." Very minor toning to edges of text block, small bookstore label on front pastedown, very light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 


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