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The Myth of the Machine; Technics and Human Development

By: Mumford, Lewis

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace and World, Inc.: 1967

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010710

Condition: Good


Yellow cloth on boards. First free endpaper removed. Miscarriage of Megatechnics. Described elsewhere as Volume I of a 2-volume set. 342 pp. View more info

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The Physics of Elementary Excitations (Springer Series in Solid State Sciences)

By: Nakajima, S.; Toyozawa, Y.; Abe, R.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Berlin, Springer-Verlag: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004430

ISBN: 3540099212

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. Scribbled-out name and April 1983 NSERC on title page the only writing, ow as clean and good as new. Translated from Japanese. Families of Elementary Excitations, Interaction between Elementary Excitations, Bibliography, and Subject Index. 332 pp. View more info

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Handbook for Riggers (Revised Ed., 1977)

By: Newberry, W.G. (Bill)

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Author: 1977

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004135

ISBN: 0969015410

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original yellow pictorial soft cover, stapled. Previous owner's name on cover and edges. No other writing and no damage. 120 pp. pocket-size manual tells the rigger everything he/she needs to know. View more info

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An Introduction to Natural Philosophy Designed as a Text Book

By: Olmsted, Denison

Price: $42.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Robert B. Collins: 1855

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 006747

Condition: Good


Original brown leather on boards. "Natural Philosophy is the science which treats of the Laws of the Material world."- Art. 1, p. 3. This volume treats of everything from mechanics to astronomy to mathematics to hydraulics to gravity to sound to electricity to light to magnetism to optics ! Just the book for the well-rounded scientist ! Front hinge is a bit fragile, but strong enough to withstand careful use. A few notes and spots, but easily readable. 592 pp. plus ads. View more info

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The Bell Telephone System

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1941

Seller ID: 009568

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Policies, Management and Operations, Research and Technology, Politics, Regulations, Statistics. 248 pp. View more info

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Journal of the Mining Society of Nova Scotia; Vol XV, 28th February, 1910. (Commercial Value of the Oil Shales of Eastern Canada)

By: Piers, H. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., The Mining Society of Nova Scotia: 1910

Seller ID: 003715

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey softcover stapled booklet lettered in black. This paper by R.W. Ells is further to his paper of the previous year, which was based on old reports by J. Campbell and the book, How's Mineralogy of Nova Scotia (1868). 28 pp. Faint watermarks not affecting readability. View more info

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Mechanism

By: Prageman, Irving Henry

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., International Textbook Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition, Third Impression

Seller ID: 001337

Condition: Very Good


Original bright dark blue cloth, gilt lettering on boards, no DJ. Previous owner's name and tiny cover spots its only faults. 296 pp. with index. View more info

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Astronomical Photography at the Telescope

By: Rackham, Thomas

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1959

Edition: First - First Published 1959

Seller ID: 007984

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped with no other damage and no writing. A thorough exposure to the whole process of photographing the heavens, including cameras, lenses, filters, darkroom equipment, emulsion speeds, developers, and papers when shooting through a telescope. 232 pp. View more info

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Motion Picture Handbook; A Guide for Managers and Operators of Motion Picture Theaters

By: Richardson, F.H.

Price: $250.00 USD

Publisher: New York City, The Moving Picture World: 1912

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012861

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owners' names. Negligible corner tip wear. Securely bound. Full instructions for operation of several projectors and everything else connected with motion pictures. Errata slip. 432 pp. View more info

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Oddities of the Mineral World

By: Sanborn, William B.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1976

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003561

ISBN: 0-442-27346-0

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards with gilt spine titles. Previous owner's name blacked out. Edge spot. No other marks or damage. Collecting, Inclusions, Agate. Pseudomorphs, Luminescence, Concretions, Petrification, Caves, and Values are some of the subjects. 142 pp. with bibliography and index. View more info

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Das Mobelwerk; Die Mobelformen Vom Altertum Bis Zur Mitte Des 19. Jahrhunderts

By: Schmitz, Hermann

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth:

Seller ID: 006933

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. All text in German. Brief pencil note inside cover. No other marks. Full-page photos without tissue guards tend to stick together, but are easily separated with no damage. Cover mottled/faded. Laid in is a large page showing two chairs, a commode, and a buffet which was removed from a different book. 320 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Condemnation Appraiser's Handbook; Property Valuation, Condemnation Procedure, Court Testimony

By: Schmutz, George L.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1938

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007985

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth on boards. Front hinge cracked. Previous owner's name and library stamps on first two blank pages. Interior clean and sound. 339 pp. View more info

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Rayon and Synthetic Yarn Handbook

By: Schwarz, Dr. E.W.K./ Mauersberger, Herbert R. (Eds.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Rayon Publishing Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 005908

Condition: Good Plus


Original dark green cloth on boards. Front hinge cracked and glued. Previous owner's name. Tip of top corner of first free endpaper missing. Definitely a book for someone in the trade. Historical background, Cellulose and the four main processes of manufacturing rayon yarns, Allied rayon yarns and materials, Economic and statistical background, Physical and chemical properties, Denier, Conversion into woven grey goods, Commercial constructions of staple synthetic grey goods, Knitgoods and hosiery, Dyeing, Printing, Dry finishing and special processes, Analysis and testing, Trade-marking, ... View more info

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Liquid Metals; An Introduction to the Physics and Chemistry of Metals in the Liquid State

By: Shimoji, Mitsuo

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004428

ISBN: 0126415501

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. DJ faultless. Scribbled-out name and May 85 NSERC on title page, ow clean and good as new. Thermal Properties of Liquid Metals, Thermal Properties of Liquid Alloys, Static Structure of Liquid Metals and Alloys, Electron-ion Interaction and Cohesive Energy of Liquid Metals, Electron States in Liquid Metals and Alloys, Atomic Transport Properties, Electron Transport Properties, Transition to the Non-metallic States, Heterogeneous Equilibria and Surface Properties, four Appendices, and Subject Index. 391 pp. View more info

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Lodgepole Pine in Alberta; Canada Dept. Of Forestry Bulletin 127

By: Smithers, L.A.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Dept. Of Forestry: 1961

Seller ID: 005583

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original tan soft cover. Two-inch tear head of spine repaired. Faint official stamp and tiny price tag removal on cover (both very faint). No writing or damage inside. Silvical characteristics, Ecology, Growth and yield, Damage agents, Silviculture and management, Recommended silviculture and management, References, Appendices. Clean, square, very good. 153 pp. View more info

The Radiant World of Amber

By: Sokhranskaya, N.

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: Russia, 1983

Seller ID: 013147

Condition: Very Good Minus


Light green cloth over boards with gilt titles in Russian. Photographic endpapers. Text inside is in Russian, English, French and German. Most of the book consists of photographs of amber jewellery by various artists. 142 pp. including artists' biographies. View more info

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The Strategy of Great Railroads

By: Spearman, Frank H.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012253

Condition: Good Plus


Black cloth on boards. Normal cover corner wear. No writing. I read only the first chapter, which waxes eloquently on the achievements of the Vanderbilts, especially the New York Central System. My father worked for that outfit until he fell from an engine catwalk and injured his spine. Misdiagnosed as a polio victim, he was shipped to Sheltering Arms in St. Paul for six months. He got back to work in time to be layed off due to the switch from steam to diesel, after which he worked only on call. Still, the New York Central is linked with happy memories of a trip to Cleveland for baseball, amo... View more info

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Solid State Diffusion

By: Stark, J.P.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Malabar, FL, Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004431

ISBN: 0898741459

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. Scribbled-out name, Dec. 83, and NSERC on title page are the only writing, ow clean and good as new. Introduction, Diffusion of Interstitial Solutes, Self-diffusion of Substitutional Solutes by a Vacancy Mechanism in Dilute Alloys, The Influence of Internal and External Fields upon Diffusion by a Vacancy Mechanism, Divacancies and Concentration Effects in Dilute Alloys, Matrix Equations for Unequal Jump Distances, Slow and Fast Diffusion of Substitutional Solutes, five Appendices, and Index. 237 pp. View more info

Diesels in the Maritimes and Newfoundland

By: Steed, Roger G.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Calgary, AB, British Railway Modellers of North America: 1995

Edition: First

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 013104

ISBN: 0-919487-51-3

Condition: Very Good Minus


White softcover with B/W photos on the front and back. Stapled. Small loss of glossy paper at edge of rear cover where something sticky was carelessly removed (not affecting text). More than 25 locomotives are pictured in this scarce 33 pp. booklet. View more info

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Let There Be Neon

By: Stern, Rudi

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers: 1979

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010304

ISBN: 0-8109-1255-4

Condition: Very Good


Bright red cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. 222 illustrations, including 106 in color. Foreword from an interview with Tom Wolfe, the author. A fascinating subject which affects us all, but which few really understand. Beginning in the early 20th Century, the industry reached its peak during World War II. Its proliferation depends upon skills which seem to be in decreasing supply. 160 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info