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Tag: Vintage technical and reference

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

$14.95NZD

Mar 1946 hardcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

$14.95NZD

Feb 1946 hardcover edition

High Fidelity Sound Reproduction

High Fidelity Sound Reproduction

$47.95NZD

1958. Vintage technical and reference.

Fun With Scientific Experiments

Fun With Scientific Experiments

$47.95NZD

1964. Vintage technical and reference.

Report on the Atom

Report on the Atom

$48.95NZD

1954. 1st edition. What you should know about atomic energy. Collectable.

The Young Chemist : A Practical Book

The Young Chemist : A Practical Book

$48.95NZD

1961. A large number of chemical experiments for young chemists. Rare and collectable.

Rug Making

Rug Making

$29.95NZD

1946. Pitman's craft for all series. Collectable.

The Facts of Mental Health and Illness

The Facts of Mental Health and Illness

$37.95NZD

1961. 3rd edition. Vintage technical and reference.

The Motor Repair Manual : Eighth Edition

The Motor Repair Manual : Eighth Edition

$26.95NZD

Circa 1950. Vintage technical reference

The Motor Repair Manual : Tenth Edition

The Motor Repair Manual : Tenth Edition

$29.95NZD

1952. Vintage technical reference

The Austin A40 Owner-Driver Handbook

The Austin A40 Owner-Driver Handbook

$42.95NZD

1966. A handbook of maintenance and overhaul on all models of the Farina A40 from 1958. Nice collectors book.

Automotive Electrical Equipment

Automotive Electrical Equipment

$42.95NZD

1942. Nice vintage technical and reference.

Vauxhall Bedford Service Training Manual

Vauxhall Bedford Service Training Manual

$33.95NZD

1959. Vauxhall F-Series 2. Vintage car repair manual.

Sports Car Specials No 6

Sports Car Specials No 6

$22.95NZD

Circa 1965. Nice car enthusiasts book.

IMP Mark II : Owners Handbook

IMP Mark II : Owners Handbook

$29.95NZD

Circa 1969. Retro car manual.

The Motor Manual 36rd edition

The Motor Manual 36rd edition

$48.95NZD

1959. Vintage car repair manual. Rare and collectible book.

Admiralty Manual of Navigation 1964

Admiralty Manual of Navigation 1964

ISBN# B008C469DI
$47.95NZD

1964. Admiralty Manual of Navigation - Volume I - BR 45 (1). Rare and collectable.

Chart Catalogue and Index

Chart Catalogue and Index

$29.95NZD

1985. Maritime collectors book. Includes symbols and abbreviations for New Zealand Maritime charts.

Farm Engineering

Farm Engineering

$49.95NZD

1958. 1st edition. A series intended to better inform farmers and farm managers. Vintage technical and reference.

Shells of New Guinea and the Central Indo-Pacific

Shells of New Guinea and the Central Indo-Pacific

ISBN# 0701681144
$37.95NZD

1972. Vintage technical and reference

TEELINE

TEELINE

ISBN# 0435453297
$59.95NZD

1977. A blend of basic and advanced Teeline.

Physics

Physics

$29.95NZD

1959. A digest of the first year college course.

New Commerce 2

New Commerce 2

$29.95NZD

1971. Vintage reference

Second Class and First Class Board of Trade Examination Drawings Including Pictorial Views
The Staging Handbook

The Staging Handbook

ISBN# 0713623241
$39.95NZD

1978. This vintage handbook is concerned with all the detail of staging a production.

Mathematics For The Million

Mathematics For The Million

$46.95NZD

1949. A popular self educator. Vintage textbook.

Upholstery and Soft Furnishings

Upholstery and Soft Furnishings

$39.95NZD

1955. Upholstery and Soft Furnishings. Burkes help yourself series No 12.

Photogrammetry

Photogrammetry

ISBN# 9781124135175
$59.95NZD

1959. 1st edition. Nice vintage textbook for surveyors.

Illustrated Obstetrics for Midwives

Illustrated Obstetrics for Midwives

$48.95NZD

1962. 1st edition. Vintage text book

Basic Medical Surgical Nursing

Basic Medical Surgical Nursing

$49.95NZD

1959. Vintage medical textbook.

Transistor Fundamentals Vol I : Basic Semiconductor and Circuit Principles

Transistor Fundamentals Vol I : Basic Semiconductor and Circuit Principles

ISBN# 9780672206429
$48.95NZD

1968. 1st edition. Vintage technical and reference.

Fowler's Electrical Engineers Pocket Book 1950

Fowler's Electrical Engineers Pocket Book 1950

$39.95NZD

1950. Vintage technical reference

A Course in Electrical Engineering Vol. 1, Direct Currents

A Course in Electrical Engineering Vol. 1, Direct Currents

$39.95NZD

1955. 4th edition. Vintage textbook.

Hall Marks & Date Letters

Hall Marks & Date Letters

$42.95NZD

1944. Vintage reference book for Jewellers and Watchmakers.

Old English Furniture : A Simple Guide

Old English Furniture : A Simple Guide

$39.95NZD

1948. Covers English manufactured furniture from Tudor era to Regency & Georgian eras.

The Children's Encyclopedia or the Reason Why

The Children's Encyclopedia or the Reason Why

$44.95NZD

1911. (108 years old) Small pocket book - the 1911 version of Google. Rare and collectable.

Engineering Workshop Practice

Engineering Workshop Practice

$47.95NZD

1966. Nice little book packed with the old ways, when it comes to engineering.

 A Manual of Carpentry and Joinery

A Manual of Carpentry and Joinery

$49.95NZD

1921. Vintage technical and reference

Forming and Bending

Forming and Bending

$49.95NZD

1954. Vintage technical reference book.

Great Britain and Ireland : The Nagel Travel Guide Series

Great Britain and Ireland : The Nagel Travel Guide Series

$43.95NZD

1953. Vintage travel guide.

Modern Fly Dressings

Modern Fly Dressings

$34.95NZD

1946. Collectable.

The V.A.D Nursing Handbook

The V.A.D Nursing Handbook

$47.95NZD

Circa 1950. Vintage technical and reference

British Shipbuilding Today magazines 1967/68

British Shipbuilding Today magazines 1967/68

$19.95NZD

1967. Selection of 4x British Shipbuilding Today Magazines.

New Zealand Official Year Book 1967

New Zealand Official Year Book 1967

$42.95NZD

1967. Collectable

How to Catch a Fish

How to Catch a Fish

ISBN# 0909950067
$29.95NZD

1971. Rigs and best methods of catching 100 fish species.

The Generic Names of Moths of the World Vol. 1: Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Agaristidae, and Nolidae
New Book

The Generic Names of Moths of the World Vol. 1: Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Agaristidae, and Nolidae

$69.95NZD

1975. Vintage technical reference containing entries for 5300 generic names. Nice collectors book

Animals of the Rocky Shore of New Zealand

Animals of the Rocky Shore of New Zealand

$42.95NZD

1968. Vintage reference book.

An Introduction to the Freshwater Crustacea of New Zealand

An Introduction to the Freshwater Crustacea of New Zealand

ISBN# 0002169053
$39.95NZD

1976. 1st edition. A chapter on each group of organisms in which their structure and biology are described, followed by a guide to the New Zealand species.

Practical Knowledge for All

Practical Knowledge for All

$39.95NZD

1953. Salesman's specimen book.

 Contes Et Legendes

Contes Et Legendes

$27.95NZD

1947. French fairy tales told in a simplified manner to aid the pupil in learning French.

A Manual Of Boot & Shoe Manufacture

A Manual Of Boot & Shoe Manufacture

$72.95NZD

1894. (125 years old) Designed for the use of Technical Teachers and Students.

An Introduction to the Study of Literature

An Introduction to the Study of Literature

$42.95NZD

1925. Vintage reference book.

British Ocean Tankers

British Ocean Tankers

$33.95NZD

Circa 1950. Immaculate collectable marine enthusiasts book.

Introduction to Animal Parasitology

Introduction to Animal Parasitology

$48.95NZD

1962. Vintage text book

Still Water Fly-Fishing

Still Water Fly-Fishing

$38.95NZD

1952. A modern guide to angling in reservoirs and lakes.

The Observers Book of Ships

The Observers Book of Ships

$38.95 $24.95NZD

1953. Observers series No. 15. Describing over 100 types pf ships.

The Carpenter and Joiner's Assistant

The Carpenter and Joiner's Assistant

$197.95 $129.95NZD

1815. (205 years old) Rare and collectable.

How to Maintain Electric Equipment in Industry

How to Maintain Electric Equipment in Industry

$49.95NZD

1943. Vintage technical and reference.

Handwriting Analysis: Pocket Guide

Handwriting Analysis: Pocket Guide

$29.95NZD

Circa 1970. The clues to a persons character are hidden in their handwriting. Vintage technical book.

Home Health Library

Home Health Library

$47.95NZD

1940. A presentation of modern methods of Health Building.

Pacific Islands Pilot Vol 2 (Central Groups) Fifth Edition 1918

Pacific Islands Pilot Vol 2 (Central Groups) Fifth Edition 1918

$79.95NZD

1918. (101 years old) 5th Edition. Sailing navigation directions for the Pacific. Interesting maritime collectors book.

Skiffs and Schooners

Skiffs and Schooners

$48.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. A well-known boat builder and designer discuss every aspect of boat design and construction.

Handbook Of Instruction Royal Life Saving Society Of New Zealand

Handbook Of Instruction Royal Life Saving Society Of New Zealand

$24.95NZD

1969. Vintage illustrated handbook of instruction. Collectors book.

 Ideas and Invention

Ideas and Invention

$32.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. Vintage book on science and technology.

Basic Electricity

Basic Electricity

ISBN# 9780486209739
$29.95NZD

1970. The basic theory of electricity and its applications. Vintage textbook.

Pacific Islands Pilot Vol III (Eastern Groups) Fifth Edition 1920

Pacific Islands Pilot Vol III (Eastern Groups) Fifth Edition 1920

$79.95NZD

1920. 5th edition. Sailing navigation directions for the Pacific. Nice maritime collectors book.

Winds, Waves and Maritime Structures

Winds, Waves and Maritime Structures

ISBN# 9780852640913
$59.95NZD

1950. Studies in harbour making and in protection of coasts.

Good Housekeeping's Pictorial Home Doctor Your Guide to Good Health

Good Housekeeping's Pictorial Home Doctor Your Guide to Good Health

$24.95NZD

1955. 1st edition. Vintage reference book. Collectable.

Engineering Construction & Materials

Engineering Construction & Materials

ISBN# 0304290667
$39.95NZD

1974. SI metric edition. Vintage textbook.

Check Your Own I.Q.

Check Your Own I.Q.

ISBN# 0517279266
$22.95NZD

1979. Estimate and compare your own IQ rating.

Woodworking for Boys

Woodworking for Boys

$42.95NZD

1957. A Junior Teach Yourself Book

Chambers Technical Dictionary

Chambers Technical Dictionary

$46.95NZD

1940. Vintage technical and reference.

Contract Bridge for Beginners

Contract Bridge for Beginners

$18.95NZD

1959. Vintage instructions for playing bridge.

The Book of the Home

The Book of the Home

$47.95NZD

1925. An interesting vintage practical guide for the modern household. Collectable.

Diseases Of Poultry

Diseases Of Poultry

$38.95NZD

1940. Their aetiology, diagnosis, treatment and control. Vintage technical and reference.

Diesel Engine Manual

Diesel Engine Manual

$48.95NZD

1955. Vintage technical and reference.

The Observer's Book of Furniture

The Observer's Book of Furniture

$23.95NZD

1964. A useful pocket reference book for any antiques or furniture buyer.

A Dictionary of Marks : Metalwork - Furniture - Ceramics

A Dictionary of Marks : Metalwork - Furniture - Ceramics

$34.95NZD

1962. Identification handbook for antique collectors. Rare and collectable.

Modern Medical Counsellor

Modern Medical Counsellor

$59.95NZD

1959. Vintage home reference book for all medical aliments.

Orienteering

Orienteering

ISBN# 571089879
$44.95NZD

1967. 1st edition. Examines the history of the sport of orienteering and provides practical data on equipment, fitness training, and the rules of competition.

Yachting and Boating Book of Navigation

Yachting and Boating Book of Navigation

ISBN# 0722143427
$23.95NZD

1970. Vintage technical reference book for boating enthusiasts.

TOKOLOGY : A Book for Every Woman

TOKOLOGY : A Book for Every Woman

$89.95NZD

1896. (124 years old) A Book for Every Woman By Alice B Stockhom MD Pregnancy Childbirth. Rare and collectable.

Arithmetic for Schools and Colleges

Arithmetic for Schools and Colleges

$69.95NZD

1906 (113 years old) Vintage school textbook. Rare and collectable.

Plant Protection in New Zealand

Plant Protection in New Zealand

$39.95NZD

1956. Vintage technical & reference. Plant Diseases Division; Technical Correspondence School NZ

Sunset Wood Carving Book

Sunset Wood Carving Book

$47.95NZD

1951. Includes patterns and detailed step by step instructions for beautiful wood carving projects. Nice collectors book.

New Zealand Home Decorator and Painter

New Zealand Home Decorator and Painter

$38.95NZD

Circa 1950's. Vintage technical and reference for home DIY. Contains 240 pages: more than 125,000 words: over 500 photographs and drawings and 48 pages in full color.

French 1941 Broadcasts to Schools

French 1941 Broadcasts to Schools

$44.95NZD

1941. Vintage book on the French language. Rare and collectable.

Essential German for Science Students

Essential German for Science Students

$48.95NZD

1966. Vintage book on German language. Rare and collectable.

Conteurs Francais

Conteurs Francais

$34.95NZD

1942. A School Certificate French Reader.

Broadcast English V

Broadcast English V

$34.95NZD

1935. 1st edition. Vintage BBC textbook. Recommendations to announcers on the pronunciation of Northern Irish place names.

Broadcast English IV

Broadcast English IV

$34.95NZD

1934. 1st edition. Vintage BBC textbook. Recommendations to announcers on the pronunciation of some Welsh place names.

Broadcast English I

Broadcast English I

$34.95NZD

1935. 3rd edition. Vintage BBC textbook. Recommendations to announcers on certain words of doubtful pronunciation.

Broadcast English II

Broadcast English II

$34.95NZD

1936. 2nd edition. Vintage BBC textbook. Recommendations to announcers on the pronunciation of English place names.

Vocabulaire Francais

Vocabulaire Francais

$42.95NZD

1933. Vintage technical and reference on French language. Rare and collectable.

German Grammar Simplified

German Grammar Simplified

ISBN# 9780774025836
$28.95NZD

1970. Vintage book on speaking German. Hard to find.

The Framework of German

The Framework of German

ISBN# 0723300054
$34.95NZD

1970. Vintage textbook for Schools and Universities.

Batsford Chess Openings

Batsford Chess Openings

ISBN# 0713421142
$19.95NZD

1982. A guide to contemporary openings giving the strategic ideas and historical background.

Successful Rugby

Successful Rugby

ISBN# 720702291
$28.95NZD

1968. 1st edition. Vintage handbook for rugby players.

The Horsemasters Notebook

The Horsemasters Notebook

$37.95NZD

1972. Vintage handbook for horse enthusiasts.

Our Nation's Story : Standard V.

Our Nation's Story : Standard V.

$89.95NZD

1936. A course of British history, designed to meet the requirements of the NZ primary school syllabus for Standard V

Safety in Small Craft

Safety in Small Craft

$27.95NZD

1977. Vintage reference. Of interest to a collector of marine books.

A Book of New Zealand

A Book of New Zealand

$44.95NZD

1964. Vintage New Zealand reference with fifty-four photographs.

Farm Live Stock of Great Britain

Farm Live Stock of Great Britain

$127.95NZD

1923. Collectable farming reference book.

Brett's Gardening Guide 1959 New Revised Edition

Brett's Gardening Guide 1959 New Revised Edition

$48.95NZD

1959. Vintage gardening book.

Report on the Fisheries of Fiji

Report on the Fisheries of Fiji

$67.95NZD

1940. Vintage reference book. Collectable.

Card Play Technique or The Art of Being Lucky

Card Play Technique or The Art of Being Lucky

$33.95NZD

1955. The experience the science and the psychology of two great card players - Victor Mollo and Nico Gardener. Nice collectors book.

Pocket Guide to Architecture
New Book

Pocket Guide to Architecture

ISBN# 0855332654
$28.95NZD

1983. Pocket guide to identifying and enjoying architectural achievements.

A Practical Handbook on Elocution

A Practical Handbook on Elocution

$47.95NZD

1933. Vintage reference handbook on speaking correctly. Rare and collectable.