A true gem.
The magazine "The Motor Boat" was published weekly by Temple Press in England from 1902 onward, "To encourage and Record Progress in the Construction and Use of Power Craft".
The bound volume comprises all issues from 79 to 104, January to July 1906. Articles deal with boat design engine design, comparative tests by the editors, with special emphasis on internal combustion engines. Many hours of absorbing reading. 400+ pp. over 1000 illustrations, photos and diagrams etc.
Condition fair given its age. The binding is discoloured in places but all contents are secure. Some pages have a had a photo cut out albeit neatly.
A rare and important book. The Weir pump is virtually universal in steam ships, incl. SHF steam vessels.
Basic use and servicing instructions for the machines named on the cover
Many fine drawings with numbered references and photos all B&W
102 pp. Index soft cover
Very Fine condition in tissue paper
Be impressed by the superb Scottish engineering in the pumps described.
A maker's product sales "brochure" of very high quality and detail. A clear description of these important pieces of engine room machinery
Many fine photos and drawings. hard cover 90 pp.
very good condition..
A most unusual collection of magazines aimed at maritime enthusiasts and ship modellers.
fascinating articles about actual ships , developments in shipping world-wide reminiscences by sailors, a smorgasbord of maritime history. And many detailed studies of model-making techniques and ideas. Period ads from suppliers
21 issues all from the mid-1930s. Mostly in fair condition, some with loose covers. All perfectly readable
Step by step how to make a finely detailed model in 1:16 scale
Exact plans are not included: the booklet aims to show principles and tricks of the trade.
600 pp. many photos and drawings, some plans.
An informative read
A massive tome, for Marine Engineers or enquiring minds detailing every possible aspect of marine sail and steam ship building and propulsion. All auxiliary equipment is covered.
Quite exceptional and beautifully executed full page sketches of ship frames, sail configurations, steam engines, steering gear, boilers. Every aspect of ship construction as of date 1890 is described. Learn the difference between a barque and a barquentine.
Long indexes, over 90 very fine illustration plates
Original pub date 1890, this edition is a facsimile published in 1980
Very good condition
A fascinating read to dip into and savour for any reader with steam or sea breeze in his or her veins.
A massive tome, for Marine Engineer Officers, detailing every possible aspect of marine boilers and steam production , including diesel. Electrical and refrigeration and chemistry. All auxiliary equipment is covered.
Published to satisfy the requirements of the Ministry of War Transport Examinations.
pub date uncertain, probably about 1935.
1860 pp. 1400 diagrams, and photos. Many fine fold-out drawings
Spine binding loose otherwise fair condition with sunning of pages and discolouration of binding. Contents intact.
A fascinating read for any reader with steam in his or her veins.
First published 1896 and into over 26 fresh editions this important work is a manual of ship design and construction.
420 pp. many drawings. Fascinating and still relevant to modern methods of construction and maintenance.
Fair condition: some blotching of paper and small tear to spine binding