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The following books were added to our booklist in June 2020:

Bradley (I.): The Beginner's Workshop
O/P. 241 pages, illustrated, 1975. A very useful book for the amateur with advice on planning a workshop; workshop equipment; using hand tools, tools to make; and machine tools (lathes, lathe tools, grinding, and drilling). Very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K5027 - F6)

Price: 5.00

Cain (T.): Soldering and Brazing
O/P. 136 pages, 103 figs., reprinted 1988. A useful book for the workshop detailing the tools and techniques for successful soldering and brazing. A very good copy, card covers (spine faded). (Ref: K4188 - G5)

Price: 5.00

'Duplex': Sharpening Small Tools
O/P. 106 pages, 106 figures, reprinted 1972. A useful book on how to sharpen woodworking and metalworking tools. Sharp tools are essential for good quality work. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5028 - E5)

Price: 5.00

Lammas (D.): Adhesives and Sealants
O/P. 136 pages, illustrated, 1991. A useful guide to the practical use of adhesives and sealants in the workshop and around the home. Includes adhesive types, suitable materials, joint design and joint preparation. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5029 - A1)

Price: 5.00

McEvoy (R.) & Betts (J.) editors: Harrison Decoded - Towards a Perfect Pendulum Clock

McEvoy (R.) & Betts (J.) editors: Harrison Decoded - Towards a Perfect Pendulum Clock
NEW. 183 pages, 82 illustrations, 2020. A thorough study of Harrison's pendulum clockmaking from a practical perspective and the story of around forty years of collaborative research into John Harrison's complex and surprising pendulum clock theory. An unofficial test of Martin Burgess's 'Clock B' at the Royal Observatory, made from modern materials and following the perceived format laid out in Harrison's convoluted text 'Concerning such mechanism ...', showed exceptional timekeeping and proved that Harrisons ideas were sound. With dust jacket. (Ref: N5026)
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Price: 49.99

Pedersen (O.): Early Physics and Astronomy - A Historical Introduction
O/P. 413 pages, illustrated, 1993. An interesting work on the development of scientific ideas of the universe from the ancient Greeks to Copernicus and the Renaissance. The book has a 60 page appendix with biographies of all the scientists and philosophers mentioned in the text. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5030 - A1)

Price: 9.00

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