FOUR VINTAGE TECHNICAL BOOKS FOR BUILDERS, ELECTRICIANS AND DIY ENTHUSIASTS:

Box 3a

electrical year book 1934

electrical year book 1934

Electrical Year Book 1934 –  Annual  Handbook First Edition: 1934
Published by Emmott & Company Ltd, Manchester
Cloth Binding Hardback, No Dustjacket
Book Condition: Very good – foxed but very clean – looks unused
Height: 6.25″ , Weight, 260g.
British handbook to the Electrical Trade. A compendium of useful information, formulas, tables, etc., 364pp, illustrated, advertisements. Good clean copy,  tight, sound binding.

Dalton Clifford & Enthoven: New Homes from Old Buildings

New Homes for Old Buildings

New Homes from Old Buildings : How to Find, Buy and Convert Old Buildings, with 21 Conversions
First Edition – 1954
Authors: H.Dalton Clifford & R.E.Enthoven,
119 pages, illustrated
Good hardback in good condition. 119 pages. Illustrated in b/w.
Was this the book that launched a thousand makeover shows? Postwar shortages necessitated the use of existing buildings and materials and this book sought to”provide a complete guide to the conversion of existing buildings into up-to-date living accommodation” and secondly “to chart for anyone thinking of purchasing, restoring, or modernising an old building the difficulties that lie ahead”.

Practical Home Woodworking
First Edition – 1951
Illustrated
Authors: Various
Publisher: Odhams Press
Numerous photos & line illlustrations showing construction of furniture of the period.
Hardback, no Dustcover. Aged, but very good condition. Owner’s name on front cover.

The Home Workshop (revised edition 1957)

Hardback, lots of illustrations. Good condition

 

 

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