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Salvaging Old Barns & Houses: Tear it Down & Save the Pieces

By: Abrams, Lawrence and Kathleen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Sterling Publishing Co. Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001731

ISBN: 0806976667

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 266gms, 128 pages. In this book the authors use their expertise, garnered through years of trial and error, to explore the entire salvaging process from the first search for a salvage site to the final cleanup and including proper dismantling techniques and an awareness of the best ways to use the salvaged material. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Solar Home Book, The: Heating, Cooling and Designing With the Sun

By: Anderson, Bruce; and Riordan, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Hampshire, USA, Cheshire Books: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BUICON3

ISBN: 0917352017

Condition: Good


Softcover, landscape format, reprint, 868gms, 297 pages. All the information you need to make solar energy work for you. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen inscription on the inside front page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Mudbricks: Making & Laying

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Compendium Pty Ltd: 1978

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: BUICON6

ISBN: 0908136080

Condition: Good


Softcover, edition not stated, 150g, 39pgs. Chapters include information on brick making, brick laying and finishing off. It is a guide from which you can develop a method most suited to you and the conditions you have to work under. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Manual of Technical Plumbing and Sanitary Science, A

By: Bennett, S. Barlow

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Britannia Works:

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: BUICON2

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards, book is undated but inscription reads 1960, no dust jacket, Fifth Edition, 600gms, 290 pages, blank endpapers. In placing this book before the public the author has attempted to collect and prepare in a straight-forward manner the chief items of interest and importance that should be known by all plumbers. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout, small pen inscription on the inside front page. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear to corners and edges, otherwise no other pre-l... View more info

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Stonework for the Garden: Step-by-step Practical Guides

By: Bridgewater, Alan & Gill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, New Holland Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GARLAN5

ISBN: 1859746217

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 562gms, 128 pages. Including 16 decorative and pracitcal projects, this book is the definitive guide to working with stone in the garden. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Complete Guide to Building Log Homes

By: Burch, Monte

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Popular Science/Outdoor Life Books: 1987

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: BUICON8

ISBN: 0943822270

Condition: Good


Hardcover with tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, third printing, 1265g, 406pgs. This book provides and all inclusive reference for building log homes whether you are felling your own trees or assembling from log home kits. Book is in good condition with mild general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Page edges show moderate soiling. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Copper Pipe-line Services in Building

By: Copper Development Association (eds)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Copper Development Association: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BUICON1

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange and red boards, no dust jacket, reprint, 475gms, 128 pages, blank endpapers. The purpose of this book is to collect within one volume much of the theoretical and practical information on copper pipe-line services in building which exists in published or unpublished form but which is too scattered for easy reference. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with some light shelf wear to edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Brick Book, The

By: Hayward, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GARLAN4

ISBN: 0727005197

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 825gms, 192 pages, blank endpapers. This unique how-to-build-it book that will teach you a new craft and save you big money on building! Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct... View more info

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Tools and Materials of Boat Building, The

By: Lucas, Alan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Horwitz Publications Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000636

ISBN: 0725505222

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 694gms, 262 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and one or two small tears. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Plumbing and Gasfitting: A Complete Work By Practical Specialists Describing Modern Practice in the Work of the Plumber and the Gasfitter - Volume I

By: Manser, Percy (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1929

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001682

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green boards, edition not stated, 454gms, 255 pages, decorated endpapers. This book is Volume 1 in a set of 7 (originally published as a six volume set with a 7th book added later). Book is in good condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Plumbing and Gasfitting: A Complete Work By Practical Specialists Describing Modern Practice in the Work of the Plumber and the Gasfitter - Volume II

By: Manser, Percy (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1929

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001683

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green boards, edition not stated, 458gms, decorated endpapers. This book is Volume 2 in a set of 7 (originally published as a six volume set with a 7th book added later). Book is in good condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Plumbing and Gasfitting: A Complete Work By Practical Specialists Describing Modern Practice in the Work of the Plumber and the Gasfitter - Volume III

By: Manser, Percy (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001684

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green boards, edition not stated, 478gms, decorated endpapers. This book is Volume 3 in a set of 7 (originally published as a six volume set with a 7th book added later). Book is in good condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Plumbing and Gasfitting: A Complete Work By Practical Specialists Describing Modern Practice in the Work of the Plumber and the Gasfitter - Volume IV

By: Manser, Percy (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001685

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green boards, edition not stated, 456gms, decorated endpapers. This book is Volume 4 in a set of 7 (originally published as a six volume set with a 7th book added later). Book is in good condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Plumbing and Gasfitting: A Complete Work By Practical Specialists Describing Modern Practice in the Work of the Plumber and the Gasfitter - Volume V

By: Manser, Percy (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001686

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green boards, edition not stated, 444gms, decorated endpapers. This book is Volume 5 in a set of 7 (originally published as a six volume set with a 7th book added later). Book is in good condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Plumbing and Gasfitting: A Complete Work By Practical Specialists Describing Modern Practice in the Work of the Plumber and the Gasfitter - Volume VI

By: Manser, Percy (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001687

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green boards, edition not stated, 402gms, decorated endpapers. This book is Volume 6 in a set of 7 (originally published as a six volume set with a 7th book added later). Book is in good condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Plumbing and Gasfitting: A Complete Work By Practical Specialists Describing Modern Practice in the Work of the Plumber and the Gasfitter - Volume VII

By: Manser, Percy (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001688

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green boards, edition not stated, 510gms, decorated endpapers. This book is Volume 7 in a set of 7 (originally published as a six volume set with a 7th book added later). Book is in good condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Newnes Complete Engineer Volume 3

By: Smith, D.J. (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, George Newnes Ltd:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001764

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with brown/red boards, no dustjacket, edition and publishing date not stated, 1250gms, 624 pages. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. There is some mild internal spinal damage. Boards show moderate shelf wear, scuffing, soiling and discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

Newnes Complete Engineer Volume I

By: Smith, D.J. (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, George Newnes Ltd:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001762

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with brown/red boards, no dustjacket, edition and publishing date not stated, 1240gms, 632 pages. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. There is some mild internal spinal damage. Boards show moderate shelf wear, scuffing, soiling and discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info