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1 MANUAL OF MAINTENANCE FOR MECHANICAL VEHICLES (WHEELED). 1937.
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1940 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good - 
612 pp + advertisements, 7 3/8" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings, diagrams (some fold-out). Chapter headings: General Arrangement of a Mechanically Propelled Vehicle; Driving; Mounted Drill and Vehicle Operation; The Driver's Tools and Vehicle Equipment; The Petrol-Engine; The Fuel-Supply System; The Compression-Ignition System; Electrical Ignition Systems; Engine-Cooling Systems; Low-Tension Electrical Components; The Transmission; The Steering; The Brakes; Wheels, Tyres and Tubes; Spring-Suspension and Mounting of Chassis-Assemblies and Body; Maintenance Routine; Minor Repairs and Breakdown Expedients; Training in Driving and Maintenance; Appendices. Light edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, darkening to edges of text block, tiny stain at bottom of rear endpapers, a few tiny scuffs on spine, previous owner's name on front pastedown. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
EXTRACTS FROM MANUAL OF DRIVING AND MAINTENANCE FOR MECHANICAL VEHICLES (WHEELED) 1937., N/A.
2 N/A. EXTRACTS FROM MANUAL OF DRIVING AND MAINTENANCE FOR MECHANICAL VEHICLES (WHEELED) 1937.
Printed by Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ottawa, 1940. 
208 pp, 7 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps with cloth tape spine). B&w diagrams, drawings - fold-out at rear. Chapter headings: General Arrangement of a Mechanically Propelled Vehicle; Driving; Mounted Drill and Vehicle Operation; The Driver' s Tools and Vehicle Equipment; Engine Cooling Systems; Wheels, Tires and Tubes; Maintenance Routine; Minor Repairs and Breakdown Expedients; Training in Driving and Maintenance. Interior - minor browning to pages, small corner crease on fold-out illustration, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - soft creases - mainly at corners, light edge wear and creases on spine tape - reglued at corners, soiling and darkening to edges of textblock, small stamp mark at top of front cover. Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
COMBUSTION ENGINE, FUELS, AND HEAT.  HEAT / COMBUSTION FUELS / PRINCIPLES OF THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE.  349D., Vanderdoes, J. And Wintersteen, H.G.
3 Vanderdoes, J. And Wintersteen, H.G. COMBUSTION ENGINE, FUELS, AND HEAT. HEAT / COMBUSTION FUELS / PRINCIPLES OF THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE. 349D.
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1946 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
78 pp + 65 pp + 66 pp (three sections, individually paged), 7 3/4" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board, all edges blue. Marbled endpapers, b&w drawings/diagrams, formulae, tables, graphs. Contents: Heat - Theory of Heat; Measurement of Heat; Nature and Sources of Heat; Measurement of Temperature; Heat Transmission; Effects of Heat; Thermodynamics; Heat and Work; Expansion and Compression of Gases; Vaporization of Liquids. Combustion and Fuels - Combustion; Elements and Their Combinations; Chemistry of Combustion; Explanation of Combustion; Air Required for Combustion; Heat of Combustion; Fuels; Petroleum and Its Products; Origin and Occurrence; Production of Petroleum; Transporation and Distribution; Distillation and Refining; Properties of Fuel Oil; Alcohol; Gaseous Fuels; Liquefied Petroleum Gases. Principles of the Internal Combustion Engine - Otto- and Diesel-Cycle Engines; Fuels; Single- and Double-Acting Engines; Indicator Diagrams; Cycles of Operation; Comparison of Two- and Four-Cycle Gas Engines; Operation of Diesel Cycle; Valve Operation; Power Development; Effect of Connecting-Rod Angularity; Power and Efficiency; Gas Turbines. Previous owner's name in ink at top of free front endpaper, light toning to pages, minor wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, very slight bump at bottom of rear board. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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