Category: INDUSTRY


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Art Deco Tableware British Domestic Ceramics 1925 - 1939

By: Spours, Judy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: UK, Ward Lock, 1988

Edition: 1st

224pp of great style, approx 1.3kgs packed for post to you. Pages of crispy whiteness showcas this marvellous age of adventurous design - Designed for collectors and connoisseurs alike, this work on colourful and exuberant British Art Deco and novelty domestic ceramics from between the Wars concentrates on the output of British commercial and studio potteries during the era of Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper. The production of some one hundred factories, including Wedgwo... View more info

Citroen 2CV: The Complete Story

By: White, Matt

Price: $55.00

Publisher: UK, Crowood, 1999

192 pages as crisp & white as a baguette, 800g packed for post. How can you not love the little 2CV? Pierre Boulanger, the father of the 2CV, set a brief to his Chief Engineer, Maurice Broglie, for a new car to be codenamed "Becassine" (snipe) to be an "umbrella on wheels" to carry two farmers, along with 50kg. of potatoes or a small barrel of wine at a maximum speed of 60 km/hr. It must travel in good comfort over rough rural roads. Economy was to be a ... View more info

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Ferran The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food

By: Andrews, Colman

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Gotham (Penguin), 2011

Ferran Adrià is arguably the greatest culinary revolutionary of our time. Hailed as a genius and a prophet by fellow chefs, worshipped (if often misunderstood) by critics and lay diners alike, Adrià is imitated and paid homage to in professional kitchens, and in more than a few private ones, all over the world. In his lively close-up portrait of Adrià, award-winning food writer Colman Andrews traces this groundbreaking chef 's rise from resort- hotel dishwasher to cu... View more info

Ideas That Changed the World

By: Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Dorling Kindersley, 2003

400 crisp white pp & approx 1.3kg packed for post - Authoritative, compelling and provocative; internationally respected historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto introduces you to the key historical and philosophical notions that have shaped our world since the dawn of civilastion. Over 175 of the worldís most pivotal ideas are crystalised and clearly explained from cannibalism to zen, from time to the unconsciousness, from logic to chaos theory. The authorís wide-ranging a... View more info

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Joinery (Building Craft Series)

By: McKay, W.B.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: UK, Longmans, Green & Co., 1947

Joinery (Building Craft Series) by Mckay is 240pp & less than 500g to post. Inside the cover is a presentation plate (undated) from Tamworth Tech College, the book was originally sourced from Ell's in Newcastle. 155 illustrations & printed as a companion to a book on carpentry. View more info

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Panama Fever The Battle to Build the Canal

By: Parker, Matthew

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson, 2007

Despite being ex-lib it looks as though it was only borrowed by one little old lady (& she wore white gloves!) 444 pp in jolly nice order, 800g for posting. "Panama Fever" traces a heroic dream that spanned four centuries: to build a canal linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The human cost was immense: in appalling working conditions and amid epidemics of fever, tens of thousands perished fighting the jungle, swamps and mountains of Panama, a scale of attrit... View more info

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The Handbook Of Organic Husbandry

By: Blake, Francis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: The Crowood Press, 1987

Blake in The Handbook Of Organic Husbandry (1987) examines organic livestock production. He outlines the established standards for rearing cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and poultry. All three books discuss animal health and welfare issues and provide practical advice on disease control measures acceptable that comply to organic standards. 221 perfect pp. View more info

The History Of British Motoring.A Chronicle Of Classic Cars And Bikes

By: Various

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Abbeydale Press, Bookmart, 2007

382pp & 1.7kg to post. Matchless, Triumph, Ariel, Rudge, Douglas, Sunbeam, Vincent, BSA, Wolseley, Lagonda, Lanchester, Humberette & Bean. All these and more were/are part of the heritage of British roads. Aaaah, remember when you could look down the street & identify a car from a distance, and now it's almost a sure thing that we'll all be driving Googlemobils not Goggomobils. Re-live the good times with this informative well illustrated resource. Faults? well, oil stai... View more info

The Living Land

By: Pretty, Jules

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Earthscan, 1998

A presentation of the case for returning life to the countryside, restoring the rural economy and putting agriculture on a sustainable footing. The Living Land sets out a new 'stakeholder' vision for rural regeneration in Europe. It integrates three themes: sustainable agriculture, localized food systems and rural community development. All three offer ways of rebuilding natural and social capital, and a large 'sustainability dividend' is waiting to be released from curr... View more info

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Wieliczka, Seven Centuries of Polish Salt

By: Hanik, Marian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: WArsaw, Interpress, 1988

Wieliczka, Seven Centuries of Polish Salt is about 150pp, half of the photos, just under a kilo to post. The story of the ancient Polish salt mine at Wieliczka. One traveled Frenchman observed in the 18th century that Krakow's Wieliczka salt mine was no less magnificent than the Egyptian pyramids. Millions of visitors, the crowned heads and such celebrities as Goethe and Sarah Bemhardt among them, have appeared to share his enthusiasm when exploring the subterranean wor... View more info