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Engineering Education; Essays for English

By: Baker, Ray Palmer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Wiley: 1919

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000564

Condition: Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards, no DJ. Gilt spine lettering. One of the most valuable features of this volume is its indication that experience and authority point towards a decision which few undergraduates expect. As a result, it stimulates, in a novel manner, the clash of opinion which is the strongest incentive to thought. - Intro. Readings from recognized experts in various fields, on the subject of the relationship of their individual specialty to the educa... View more info

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Land-Rover Owners Workshop Manual (Land-Rover 1,2 1948-61 Autobook #712)

By: Ball, Kenneth

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Brighton, England, Autopress Ltd.: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003683

ISBN: 0-85147-128-5

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial laminated hardcover. Covers 1,1595cc Petrol Engine 1948-51; 1, 1997cc Petrol Engine 1952-58; 1, 2052cc Diesel Engine 1957-58, and 2, 2052cc Diesel Engine 1959-61. Petrol engines, Diesel engine, Fuel systems, Ignition system, Cooling system, Clutch, Gearbox and Transfer box, Propeller shafts, Rear axle, Rear suspension, Front suspension, Differential and hubs, Steering gear, Braking system, Electrical equipment. Bodywork, Optional equipment, and Appen... View more info

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An Index to Matter Pertaining to Sewerage and Sewage Disposal in Volumes V-XVII (Dec. 1881-June 1888) of The Engineering and Building Record (Prior to 1887, The Sanitary Engineer)

By: Barber, Dana C. (Ed.)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Engineering & Building Record: 1889

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003442

Condition: Very Good


Original brown pebbled, blindstamped cloth on boards with gilt titles on boards. Signed by Wm. Murdoch, the previous owner, who was in charge of this service in Saint John, New Brunswick, at the time. Patterned endpapers. No writing or damage. As pointed out in the title, most of the indexed periodicals were issues of The Sanitary Engineer, which in 1887 became The Engineering and Building Record. A vital reference for any collector of this periodical and/or researc... View more info

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La Science Des Ingenieurs Dans La Conduite Des Travaux De Fortification et D'Architecture Civile

By: Belidor, Bernard Forest De

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: La Haye (The Hague), Netherlands, Henri Scheurleer: 1734

Seller ID: 002408

Condition: Very Good


Original full leather hard cover. Text in FRENCH. From the private library of a Danish family, and in exceptional condition. I see only one small cut to lower right cover, with no leather missing. I see no evidence of anything missing among the spectacular engravings and foldouts. This is an early reprint of the 1729 Paris edition, but appears to be even more difficult to find. We have chosen the most enticing view in our opinion, but would be pleased to supply more... View more info

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Worm; The First Digital World War

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010696

ISBN: 978-0-8021-1983

Condition: Near Fine


Black paper boards backed in black cloth. Previous owner's initials. No other writing and no damage. The Conficker worm first appeared in November, 2008, and had attacked 12 million computers at time of publication. 245 pp. View more info

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Repair Shop Diagrams and Connecting Tables for Induction Motors

By: Braymer, Daniel H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw-Hill: 1927

Edition: First Edition, Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 000466

Condition: Fair


Original dark green cloth, no DJ. Book has been wet, and is still odorous. Too good to discard. Complete and readable. Full of diagrams. 232 pp. with index. View more info

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Zero Energy Growth for Canada

By: Brooks, David B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited: 1981

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004717

ISBN: 0771016190

Condition: Very Good


Original white cloth on boards. Unclipped pictorial DJ. What is Zero Energy Growth ?, How Much Conservation ?, Feasibility of Zero Energy Growth, Getting from Here to There, The Politics of ZNG. Previous owner's name. 304 pp. View more info

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How to Use the Ophthalmoscope (Arranged for the Use of Students)

By: Browne, Edgar A.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Trubner & Co., Ludgate Hill: 1883

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003877

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth with gold lettering on boards. Previous owner, F.J. Seery, M.D., Edinburgh N.B. and Fredericton, N.B.(Name in script and stamp). Optical principles, Description of ophthalmoscope, Appearances of healthy structures, Appearances of disease, etc. 115 pp. plus one-page appendix on Metrical Numeration of Lenses. Light fowing to endpapers only. View more info

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Porches and Portals of Old Fredericksburg, Virginia

By: Carmichael, Virginia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Old Dominion Press: 1929

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004908

Condition: Near Fine


Original green cloth with oval pastedown and gold titles on boards. Exceptionally good condition. The Charles Dick House, Kenmore, Rising Sun Tavern, Carmichael House, Mary Washington House, Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, Monroe Law Office, Old Wellford House, National Bank Building, Sentry Box, Doswell House, and Brompton are pictured and described at some length although the book has only 46 pp. View more info

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Gems; Notes and Extracts

By: Castellani, Augusto

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Bell and Daldy: 1871

Seller ID: 008629

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original brown cloth bordered in black on beveled boards. Previous owner's name. Hinges cracked. Binder's sticker (Burns). Translated from the Italian by Mrs. John Brogden. Gems are listed and described in alphabetical order. Laid in is a two-sided flyer from Philipp Becker & Co., Stonecutters, showing colours and shapes. 241 pp. View more info

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So You Want to be a Consultant

By: Chandler, Harry E.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Metals Park, Ohio, American Society for Metals: 1984

Seller ID: 001685

ISBN: 0-87170-184-7

Condition: Good


Original grey, white, and blue cloth on boards. No DJ. Light corner wear. Previous owner's stamp. Six pp. highlighted in yellow. Minor corner wear. 156 pp. View more info

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Speedwriting Dictionary and Books 2,3,4,5, and 6 for Home Study

By: Charles E. Smith with Miss Emma Dearborn

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, School of Speedwriting, Inc.: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010216

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Speedwritimg uses only the letters of the English alphabet, together with a few basic punctuation characters. It can be written by hand or machine. Part I of the Dictionary gives a Synopsis, or Principles. Part II gives individual words. Part III gives popular phrases. The Dictionary has 334 pp. Book I of the Home Study Course is missing, but contains "How to study the course,", Lesson One, Review Letters, and Summary of Principles. Bo... View more info

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Finite Groups and Quantum Theory

By: Chesnut, D.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Wiley-Interscience: 1974

Seller ID: 006379

ISBN: 0471154458

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original bright blue blindstamped cloth on boards. DJ minimally nicked at head. Title page missing. "The aim of the book is to present in a readable way the basic mathematical ideas and structure behind the theory of point groups, emphasizing its basic use and application in quantum mechanics." - Preface. Very clean. No writing. Publisher's small paper label. 254 pp. View more info

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The Aryabhatiya of Aryabhata; An Ancient Indian Work on Mathematics and Astronomy

By: Clark, Walter Eugene (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1930

Seller ID: 008642

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on oards. The book is divided into four sections which contain 123 stanzas. It is not a complete manual, but a supplement to practices previously agreed upon. - Preface, p. viii. 90 pp. View more info

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Machine Shop Drawings; Reading Drawings, Making Shop Sketches, Laying Out Work

By: Colvin, Fred H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1909

Seller ID: 008949

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Annother little gem of knowledge ! Many illustrations. Previous owner's name. 139 pp. with index. Gutter strain at pages 72-73, so glued. View more info

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The Search for a Style; Country Life and Architecture 1897-1935

By: Cornforth, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch/ Country Life: 1988

Edition: First - First Published 1988

Seller ID: 007448

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped. "A book of sumptuous elegance which traces the history of taste in relation to the style, furnishing and decoration of the English country house."- DJ. Brief gift inscription inside back cover. 263 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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A Text-Book of Paper-Making

By: Cross, C.F./Bevan, E.J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, E. And F.N. Spon, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: Fifth Edition Stated

Seller ID: 007619

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. A complete description of materials, tools, and processes. Several foldouts. 527 pp. plus ads. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Rules of Proceeding And Debate in Deliberative Assemblies

By: Cushing, Luther S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 012181

Condition: Good Plus


Handy, pocket-size, hardcover guide to organize meetings. Also contains the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence of the United States. Bookworm damage to one corner. 244 pp. View more info

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An Introduction to Paper: Its Manufacture and Use

By: Day, Frederick T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Newnes Educational Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1962

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004693

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in tiny script. History, raw materials, hand processes, machine processes, sizes, other industries, printing processes, glossary, tables of sizes. 125 pp. View more info

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The Practice of Typography: Plain Printing Types (A Treatise on the Processes of Type-making , the Point System, the Names,Sizes, Styles and Prices of ..)

By: De Vinne, Theodore Low

Price: $175.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Century Co.: 1900

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005794

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth with red spine label on boards. Although no reference is made within this book, it is apparently part of a series. Both hinges cracked. No writing and no other damage. Rear endpapers soiled. 403 pp. including index. View more info