Books

Page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

 

Master Keying by the Numbers
By Billy B. Edwards Jr., CML
Copyright 1991 First Edition
Hardbound, 382 pp 
8 3/4" x 5 13/16"
Master Keying by the Numbers
By Billy B. Edwards Jr., CML
Copyright 1991 Second Edition1997
Hardbound, 382 pp 
8 3/4" x 5 13/16"
 
BK2A-----------------------------------------------------------------$42.00
9/1991-------------------------------------------------------------------RSG
BK2B--------------------------------------------------------------------$42.00
10/1997--------------------------------------------------------------------SRI
The Core of the Matter
By A.J Hoffman and Billy B. Edwards Jr.
Copyright 2008, First Edition
Hardbound, 345 pp
8 13/16" x 5 11/16"

 

Been There, Done That
E-Book Autobiography Billy B. Edwards Jr.
Copyright 2014, First Edition
Hardbound, 103 pp
9" x 6"
 
There are 3 printed copies like this, mine, my son's and Don O'Shall.  
The E-Book can be purchased from Locksoft.com
BK2C-------------------------------------------$65.00
4/2008--------------------------------------------LLP
BK2D-------------------------------------------------------------$10.00
10/2014----------------------------------------------------------Online
Early Locks and Lockmakers of America
ByThomas F. Hennessy (Autographed 1980)
Copyright 1976
Softbound, 169 pp
10 1/4" x 6 7/8"
The Padlock Collector
By Franklin M. Arnall
Copyright 1973, Second Edition
Softbound, 61 pp
8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
BK2E----------------------------------------------------$50.00
10/1989----------------------------------------------Medeco
BK2F---------------------------------------------------------$14.95
10/1999-------------------------------------------------------online
The Padlock Collector
By Franklin M. Arnall
Copyright 1982, Fourth Edition
Softbound, 140 pp
8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
The Padlock Collector
By Franklin M. Arnall
Copyright 1988, Fifth Edition
Softbound, 191 pp
8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
BK2G----------------------------------------------$14.95
10/1999-------------------------------------------online
BK2H-----------------------------------------------------$14.95
6/1993-------------------------------------------------------Indy
The Padlock Collector
By Franklin M. Arnall
Copyright 1996, Sixth Edition
Softbound, 284 pp
8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Crime Prevention Useful Technology
State of Virginia DCJS
Issued 2017
Spiral bound, 234 pp 
8 1/2" x 6"
 
BK2J----------------------------------------------$19.95
10/1993---------------------------------------------Indy
BK2K----------------------------------------------------------------$100.00
10/2009------------------------------------------------------------------Yale
Contemporary observations on security from the Chubb Collectanea
by Noel Currier-Briggs
Copyright 1968
Spiral Bound, 362 pp 
8 1/4" x 8 3/4"
Lock-Specs
By Locksmith Ledger
Copyright 1973
Hardbound, 98 pp?
11 3/8" x 8 7/8"

This document is a compilation of a number of Federal Specs, now mostly obsolete.

BK2L---------------------------------------------------$100.00
8/1986---------------------------------------------------Chubb
BK2M----------------------------------------------------------------$100.00
4/2000--------------------------------------------------------------------Indy
Medeco Security Locks Code Book
Medeco
Copyright 1970 First Edition
Softbound, 97 pp (Plus a foldout for Angles)
8 1/2" x 4 1/8"
Medeco Security Locks Code Book
Medeco
Copyright 1977, Second Edition 1978
Softbound, 97 pp (Plus a foldout for Angles)
8 13/16" x 4 5/16"
BK2N---------------------------------------------------$50.00
7/1977------------------------------------------------Medeco
BK2P--------------------------------------------------------------$50.00
10/1977---------------------------------------------------------Medeco
Master Key Systems
By Harold S. George
Copyright 1961
Binder, 390 pp
10" x 8 5/16"
Antique Locks
By Josiah Parkes & Sons
Copyright ????
Hardcover, 44 pp
8 1/4" x 10 1/4"
BK2Q--------------------------------------------------$69.95
7/1979--------------------------------------------H. George
BK2R---------------------------------------------------------------$100.00
10/1979---------------------------------------Josiah Parkes & Sons
The History of Locks
By Yale
Copyright 1960
Softcover, 28 pp
6 5/16" x 3 1/2"
Builders Hardware Course for Locksmiths
By Locksmith Ledger
Copyright ????
Softcover, 120 pp
8 3/8" x 5 1/2"
 
BK2S------------------------------------------------$10.00
7/1988-------------------------------------------------Yale
BK2T-------------------------------------------------------$5.00
7/1976----------------------------------ALOA-Convention
The Safety Strategy
By Jack De Celle
Copyright 1971 First Edition 
Hardcover, 189 pp
8 7/16" x 5 7/16"
Padlocks and Girdles of Chastity
By Billy B. Edwards Jr,
Copyright 1964 First Edition
Softcover, 115 pp
8 3/4" x 5 3/4"
BK2U--------------------------------------$20.00
6/1980-----------------------------------------Mail
BK2V----------------------------------------------$20.00
10/1980---------------------------------------------- Mail
An Encyclopaedia of Locks and Builders Hardware
By Josiah Parkes & Sons
Copyright 1958, Third Edition July 1979
Hardcover, 100 pp
8 3/4" x 5 3/4"
The Encyclopaedia for Locksmiths
By Mick Friend
Copyright 2004, First Edition
Hardcover, 254 pp
9 1/4" x 6 1/8"
BK2W------------------------------------------------$50.00
8/1982-----------------------Josiah Parkes & Sons
BK2X--------------------------------------------------------$40.00
7/2005-------------------------------------------------------Online
Locks
By Hobbs & Mallet
Copyright 1868, Reprint 1974
Softbound, 390 pp
8 1/4" x 5 1/8"
Locks, Picks & Clicks
By Robert Best
Copyright ???? 
Softbound, 69 pp
8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
BK2Y--------------------------------------------------------$25.00
6/1974-----------------------------------------------------------KCI
BK2Z-----------------------------------------------------------$10.00
6/1993---------------------------------------------------------Online

Page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Ordering Information

Combination Locks

Cutaway/Advertising

Door Locks

Jail Locks

Brass Lever Locks

Iron/Tin Lever Locks

Lever Push Key Locks

Best Logo Locks

Non-Best Logo Locks

Miniature Locks

Non-US Locks

Other Things

Pin Tumbler Locks

Railroad Locks

Story/Commemorative

Tools

 Warded Locks

Books

 Trick Locks

Links

Copyright 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2013, 2020 Thelockman, Billy B. Edwards Jr., CML
All Rights Reserved