TECHNICAL

[ Printed pamphlet. ] Materials & Apparatus of Visual Education. A Lecture delived to the Department of Eduation of Oxford University.

Author: 
F. E. Farley [ Frank Edgar Farley (b.1868); British Film Institute, London ]
Publication details: 
The British Film Institute, 164 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W.C.2, England. [ 1947 or 1948 ]
£30.00

7 + [1]pp., 8vo. Stapled. In good condition, with lightly-rusted staples. Delivered on 1 December 1947. Introduction reads: 'The Governors of the British Film Institute feel that the contents of the following lecture of sufficient interest to justify their presentation to a wider audience. It should be noted, however, that the opinions expressed by Mr. Farley are not necessarily in agreement with the policy of the Bristol Film Institute.' Only three copies on COPAC and now scarce.

[Printed pamphlet.] Association of Technical Institutions. Paper read at the Annual General Meeting, Friday, 26th February, and Saturday, 27th February, 1937, on "Some Aspects of Education for the Printing Trades".

Author: 
J. Cameron Smail, O.B.E., F.R.S.E. (Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh) [H. Schofield, Principal, Loughborough College, and Hon. Sec., Association of Technical Institutions]
Publication details: 
Copies may be obtained from the Honorary Secretary, Principal H. Schofield, M.B.E., Ph.D., B.Sc., A.R.C.Sc., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., Loughborough College, Loughborough. [Echo Press, Ltd., Loughborough.] [1937.]
£30.00

21pp., 8vo. In beige printed wraps. In good condition, on lightly aged paper, with slightly rusted staples, in worn and chipped wraps. With shelfmarks, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London.

[Printed pamphlet.] Association of Technical Institutions. Paper read at the Annual General Meeting Friday, 26th February, and Saturday, 27th February, 1937 on "Salesmanship".

Author: 
F. Hickinbotham, J.P. (Birmingham Central Technical College and the City of Birmingham Commercial College)
Publication details: 
[Echo Press, Ltd., Loughborough.] [1937.]
£75.00

6pp., 12mo. In green printed wraps. In fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, with shelfmarks, stamps and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Printed voting slip (1p., 12mo, creased) of the 'Association of Technical Institutions. Election of Council, 1937.' loosely inserted. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on OCLC WorldCat, and only two copies on COPAC.

[Printed pamphlet.] Irish Technical Instruction Association. Adult Education in Town and Country Problems of To-day.

Author: 
George Fletcher, F.G.S., M.R.I.A. [Irish Technical Instruction Association]
Publication details: 
Athlone: Printed by the Athlone Printing Works Co., Ltd. 1924.
£40.00

11pp., 12mo. In grey printed wraps. In good condition, on aged paper, with rusted staples. Shelfmarks, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Subtitled on p.1: 'A Paper read on June 4th, 1924, at the Annual Congress in the Mansion House, Dublin, the Revd. Professor Finlay, M.A., S.J., presiding, and reprinted by the Association by desire of the Congress.' Scarce.

Three printed items relating to Stranmillis Training College, Belfast: 'Syllabus 1927-1928'; 'Prospectus'; and 'Government of Norther Ireland. Ministry of Education. Stranmillis Technical College. Programme. 1930-32-32'.

Author: 
[Stranmillis Training College, Belfast; Government of Northern Ireland, Ministry of Education]
Publication details: 
Syllabus, printed by 'N. W. Ltd.', dated '5/28' [May 1928]; Prospectus, also printed by 'N. W. Ltd.', dated '7/28' [July 1928]; Programme, printed by 'W. & G. B. Ltd.', dated '11 30' [November 1930].
£100.00

The three items attached to one another by ribbon through punch holes in top inner corners. All three items in fair condition, aged and worn, and carrying shelfmarks, stamps and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Syllabus: 9pp., 8vo. In cream card wraps with photograph of the College on front cover. Prospectus: 7pp., small 4to. Programme: 21pp., 8vo. With photographic frontispiece of the College. In blue printed wraps. Scarce.

[Printed parliamentary paper.] Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland. Agricultural Statistics, Ireland, 1905. Report on Irish Migratory Labourers.

Author: 
[Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland: Agricultural Statistics, Ireland, 1905]
Publication details: 
Dublin: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Alexander Thom & Co. (Limited) Abbey-Street. 1906.
£100.00

48pp., 8vo. In light-green printed wraps. On lightly-aged paper, in worn and chipped wraps. Stamp, shelfmarks and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce.

[Printed pamphlet.] Association of Technical Institutions. Report of Proceedings at the Belfast Summer Meeting, July 12th and 13th, 1907, Including Papers [...] By Mr. G. Fletcher, [...] And [...] By Principal Forth.

Author: 
[Association of Technical Institutions; Mr. G. Fletcher, Assistant Secretary for Technical Instruction in Ireland; Principal Forth]
Publication details: 
Knapp, Drewett & Sons, Ltd., Printers, 30, Victoria Street. S. W. [London, England.]
£65.00

42pp., 12mo. In light-green printed wraps. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with rusted staples. Shelfmarks, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. The second part of the title reads, in full: 'Including Papers on The Organisation and Position of Technical Education in Ireland, By Mr. G. Fletcher, Assistant Secretary for Technical Instruction in Ireland; andn on The Evolution of the Technical Instruction Scheme in Belfast, By Principal Forth.' Scarce.

[Publisher's catalogue.] 1919 Catalogue of the latest Practical, Scientific, Mechanical, Aviation and Automobile Books. Practical Books for Practical Men.

Author: 
The Norman W. Henley Publishing Co., New York [automobile books by Victor W. Pagé; aviation; trade catalogues]
Publication details: 
The Norman W. Henley Publishing Co. 2, 4 and 6 West 45th Street, New York, U.S.A. 1919.
£220.00

80pp., 8vo. Stapled and unbound. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper. On front cover: 'Each Book in this Catalogue is written by an Expert and is written so you can understand it'. Many items illustrated with representations of the binding. Index of subjects on p.2, ranging from 'Abrasives and Abrasive Wheels' to 'Wiring Diagrams', and including section on 'Automobile Books', pp.5-14 (Charts, Ignition Systems, Lighting, Questions and Answers, Repairing, Starting Systems, Trouble Charts, Welding), 'Gasoline Engines', pp.15-18, and 'Aviation', pp.19-22.

[Printed report.] City of Birmingham Education Committee. Proposed New Buildings for Technical, Commercial and Art Education. Report on Visits made by a Deputation to Continental Technical Colleges and Educational Institutions April 3rd to 17th, 1935

Author: 
P. D. Innes, Chief Education Officer, City of Birmingham Education Committee; W. Byng Kenrick, Chairman of the Education Committee
Publication details: 
Buckler & Webb Ltd., Birmingham. July 1935.
£135.00

32pp., 4to. Stitched, in grey wraps. With photographs in text and three pages of plans (including two floor plans) at rear. Stamp, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in good condition, on lightly-aged paper, in worn wraps. Scarce: no copy in the British Library, or on COPAC.

[Pamphlet.] University of Birmingham. Memorandum on the Organization of a Commercial Faculty by Victor V. Branford, M.A.

Author: 
Victor V. Branford, M.A. [University of Birmingham]
Publication details: 
University of Birmingham. Undated [circa 1901].
£80.00

15pp., 12mo., with additional double-page 'Programme of Degree Curriculum'. Stapled. In grey printed wraps. With stamp, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, with the central 'Programme' detached. Scarce: no copy in the British Library, on COPAC or WorldCat.

[Pamphlet.] Avoid Narrow Specialisation: A Lecture. 27th September, 1911. (Reprinted from "The Border Standard.")

Author: 
Thomas Oliver, D.Sc., Edin.; B.Sc., Lond. [The Border Standard, Galashiels, Scotland]
Publication details: 
[The Border Standard, Galashiels, Scotland. 1911.]
£70.00

15pp., 16mo. Stapled. With stamp, shelfmark and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in good condition, on lightly-aged paper. Scarce: no copy at the British Library, or on COPAC.

[Pamphlet by the City of Manchester Technical Instruction Committee.] Report of a Visit to Technical Colleges, Institutions, Schools, Libraries, Museums, and Works in the United States and Canada, April and May, 1898.

Author: 
J. H. Reynolds, Director and Secretary, Technical Instruction Committee, Manchester
Publication details: 
Manchester: Henry Blacklock & Co. Limited, Albert Square. [1898.]
£60.00

67pp., 8vo. In grey printed wraps. With stamp, shelfmark and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in fair condition, on aged and lightly-worn paper. No copy in the British Library; six copies on COPAC.

[Printed pamphlet.] Technical Education. Reprinted from "The Scottish Review".

Author: 
Dr. A. P. Laurie [Arthur Pillans Laurie (1861-1949)], Principal, Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh
Publication details: 
Edinburgh, London, Dublin, and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons.
£50.00

31pp., 12mo. Stitched. In good condition, on aged paper. With stamp, shelfmark and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC or WorldCat.

[Pamphlet.] An Article on the proposals for a Welsh Educational Compromise. By the Right Rev. J. Owen, D.D. Late Bishop of St. Davids.

Author: 
Right Rev. J. Owen [John Owen (1854-1926)], D.D., Late Bishop of St Davids [Welsh education]
Publication details: 
Printed by W. Spurrell & Son, Carmarthen, For the Welsh Church Press and Printing Company, Limited, Lampeter.
£80.00

19pp., 8vo. Stapled, in printed wraps. With the stamp and shelfmark of the Board of Education Library. In good condition, on lightly-aged and worn paper, with lightly-rusted staples. Scarce: no copy in the British Library, and the only copies on COPAC at Cardiff, Oxford and Lambeth Palace.

[Printed pamphlet.] City of Manchester. Technical Instruction Committee. Report of the Deputation appointed to visit Technical Schools, Institutions, and Museums in Germany and Austria. July and August, 1897.

Author: 
Manchester Technical Instruction Committee [James Hoy, Chairman; J. H. Reynolds, Director and Secretary]
Publication details: 
Town Hall, Manchester, 16 September 1897. [Manchester: Henry Blacklock & Co. Limited, Printers, Albert Square.]
£90.00

18pp., 8vo. Stapled. In blue printed wraps. Internally in good condition, on aged paper; the wraps worn, creased and chipped. With stamp, shelfmark and label of the Education Department Reference Library. No copy in the British Library, and the only copy on COPAC at Bristol.

[Printed offprint, 'Reprinted - by permission - from the "Labour and Progress" column of the Manchester Evening News'.] Technical Education. Messrs. S. Z. de Ferranti's Scholarship Scheme.

Author: 
F. Brocklehurst, M.A. [Technical Instruction Committee of the Corporation of Manchester; Manchester Evening News]
Publication details: 
Issued by the Technical Instruction Committee of the Corporation of Manchester. July 1900.
£60.00

10 + [1] pp., 12mo. Stitched, in grey printed wraps. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with central vertical fold line, and stamp, shelfmark and labels of the Board of Education Library. Scarce: no copy at the British Library, and the only copy on Copac at the London School of Economics.

[Pamphlet.] Education: Its cost to Manchester and what we get for it. Is it worth it? Lecture by Councillor J. D. Chantler, at the Holy Innocents School, Fallowfield. Chairman - W. H. Buckley, Esq., J.P. On Monday, May 3rd, 1909.

Author: 
Councillor J. D. Chantler [W. Boyd-Dawkins; Manchester education, 1909]
Publication details: 
Manchester: Manchester Courier Limited, Printers, Cannon Street. [1909.]
£90.00

22pp., 8vo. Stapled. In fair condition, on aged paper, with worn covers. With stamp, label and shelfmark of the Board of Education Reference Library. Transcript of letter from W. Boyd-Dawkins preceding the text. Uncommon: no copy in the British Library, and the only copies on COPAC at Oxford, Cambridge and the National Library of Scotland.

[Printed pamphlet.] Council for Organising British Engineering Industry. Report of the Committee on Engineering Education and Research.

Author: 
[Council for Organising British Engineering Industry, Manchester]
Publication details: 
[Manchester: Thomas Wyatt, printer, 279 Deansgate. 1916.]
£60.00

27pp., 8vo. Stapled. Without wraps. In fair condition, on aged paper, with staple hole through all the leaves. From the Board of Education Library, and with its pencil shelfmark at the head of the first page. No copy in the British Library, or on COPAC.

[John Henry Batchelor, illustrator.] Autograph Letter Signed ('John H. Batchelor') to an unnamed recipient, discussing his work and terms.

Author: 
John Henry Batchelor (born 1936), MBE, English artist and 'arguably the world's foremost technical illustrator' and 'the world's premier stamp illustrator'
Publication details: 
15 St Johns Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth.
£56.00

1p., 12mo. Good, on lightly-aged paper, with water staining to a couple of words. Written in a stylish, calligraphic hand. He begins by thanking the recipient for a letter and postal order, before continuing: 'In case you are interested, I also do paintings of antique weapons. An example of my work can be seen in the August 1962 issue of "Guns Review".' He explains that such illustrations can be in either black and white or full colour, and concludes: 'If you have a particular favourite I shall be pleased to quote.'

[Three printed reports.] Association of Teachers in Technical Institutes. Proceedings. [1904-05, 1905-06, and 1906-07]

Author: 
[W. J. Lineham, Chairman, Association of Teachers in Technical Institutes; Board of Education Reference Library]
Publication details: 
All three volumes printed in London by E. G. Berryman & Sons, Steam Printers, Blackheath Road, S.E. 1905, 1906 and 1907.
£300.00

The three volumes uniform, in light brown printed wraps. 12mo: [1] + 59pp., 84pp. and 134pp. All three with stamps, shelf-marks and red labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. The three volumes in good condition, on lightly aged paper, in worn and creased wraps. The first of the three volumes begins with a twenty-page address by the chairman W. J. Lineham, followed by eight and a half pages of discussions. The other two volumes print a variety of discussion papers and reports of discussions on them, and both have lists of members. Scarce: no copy on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.

[Printed paper.] Report of the E.B.U. Ad-hoc Group on Colour Television.

Author: 
Georges Hansen, editor [European Broadcasting Union, Technical Centre, Brussels]
Publication details: 
Brussels: European Broadcasting Union, Technical Centre. Second edition - February, 1965.
£200.00

56pp., foolscap 8vo. Stapled into brown printed wraps. Good, on lightly-aged paper. Includes sections on 'Results of field trials' and 'New developments and proposals'. Two appendices: 'Specifications of the NTSC, SECAM and PAL systems' (pp.46-50) and 'New documents received by the Ad-hoc Group' (pp.51-56). Scarce: no copies on OCLC WorldCat or COPAC. From the Pat Hawker archive.

[Printed paper.] Colour motion-picture film materials especially suited to presentation by colour television.

Author: 
Georges Hansen, editor [European Broadcasting Union, Technical Centre, Brussels]
Publication details: 
Brussels: European Broadcasting Union, Technical Centre. First edition - November, 1968 (Tech. 3087 - E).
£160.00

11 + [1] pp., foolscap 8vo. Figure and two tables in text. Stapled into brown printed wraps. Very good, on lightly-aged paper. Uncommon: OCLC WorldCat lists copies at the British Library, Library of Congress, Hanover and the German National Library. From the Pat Hawker archive.

[Printed paper.] Video player and recording systems for home use.

Author: 
Dr P. Zaccarian (RAT) and C. B. B. Wood (BBC); Georges Hansen, editor [European Broadcasting Union, Technical Centre, Brussels]
Publication details: 
Brussels: European Broadcasting Union, Technical Centre. Second edition - March, 1972 (Tech. 3093 - E).
£200.00

31 + [1] pp., foolscap 8vo. Describes the features of Ampex Instavideo; AVCO Cartrivision; EVR Partnership EVR; Nordmende Colorvision; Philips VCR; Sony Videocassette; Teldec Videodisc; Vidicord; and other proposed systems. Illustrations and table in text. Stapled into brown printed wraps. Good, on lightly-aged paper, with initials on front cover. Scarce: no copies on OCLC WorldCat or COPAC. From the Pat Hawker archive.

Four folders of notes by Frank Mallalieu of D. & H. Mallalieu, Bailey Mill, Delph, Oldham, Lancashire, compiled while studying in the Department of Textiles Industries, Huddersfield Technical College, including graph patterns and cloth swatches.

Author: 
Frank Mallalieu of D. & H. Mallalieu Ltd, textile manufacturer, Bailey Mill, Delph, Oldham [Huddersfield Technical College, founded as Huddersfield Mechanics' Institution and now the University of ]
Publication details: 
Huddersfield Technical College; between 1929 and 1939.
£450.00

These items not only constitute survivals from one of the leading Lancashire textile manufacturers, in an era when the industry in that area was world-renowned, but also of what was considered to be one of the very best of the north of England's celebrated working men's colleges. A total of 507pp., 4to., in four folders. In addition to Frank Mallalieu's meticulous course notes, diagrams and calculations (with occasional tutors' markings), the contents include 99pp. of mimeographed course notes and 47 swatches of material.

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