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Oddities of the Mineral World

By: Sanborn, William B.

Price: $25.00

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

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

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

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 gr... View more info

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Electronic Structure and Chemical Bonding

By: Sebera, Donald K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Blaisdell Publishing Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 006552

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name the only writing. Models of Nature, Bohr Model of the Atom, Atomic Structure and Properties, Ionic Bonding, The New Uncertain Physics, Wave-Mechanical Model, The Covalent Bond, Resonance and Molecular Orbital Theory, Complex Compounds, The Metallic Bond and Semiconductors, Weak Force - Weak Bonds, and Index. 299 pp. 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

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 Equilib... View more info

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Radio Transformers and the Principles of Tuning 9 FR-1

By: Smith, J.E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Radio Institute: 1937

Seller ID: 010543

Condition: Good Plus


Stapled softcover booklet of 29 pp. Laid in is a congratulary form letter from the Institute. Very few random pencil marks. Mutual Induction between Coils, Transformers, Impedance in Series Circuits, Resonance, Reactances in Parallel Circuits, Comparison of Series and Parallel Resonance, and 10 Test Questions. Top corners slightly dog-eared. View more info

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

By: Smithers, L.A.

Price: $20.00

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 Strategy of Great Railroads

By: Spearman, Frank H.

Price: $30.00

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 whi... View more info

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Solid State Diffusion

By: Stark, J.P.

Price: $20.00

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... View more info

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Let There Be Neon

By: Stern, Rudi

Price: $55.00

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

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Canadian National Railways; Sixty Years of Trial and Error (Vol I only)

By: Stevens, G.R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin, & Company, Limited: 1960

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009065

Condition: Near Fine


Original rust cloth on boards. No marks or damage. The first of a two-volume set. This thick, heavy book might appear to be overwhelming at first glance, but after thumbing through it I think it could be an enjoyable and informative read. A scarcity of illustrations has left more room for informative text, which is lively and direct. One can visualize the bitter quarrels, the endless maneuvers, and demanding physical requirements resulting in a new system of overlan... View more info

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The Background and Economics of American Papermaking

By: Stevenson, Louis Tillotson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1940

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 007847

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. History, Labor, Organization, Cost, Price, Business Cycle, Social Control, The Future. 249 pp. with index. View more info

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Workshop Engineering Calculations and Technical Science; Second and Third Years' Course; Vol II Only

By: Stoney, J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, English Universities Press: 1954

Edition: New Impression 1954

Seller ID: 001681

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with darker blue lettering and governor motif on boards. No DJ. Technical College Series. Strength of Materials, Transmission of Motion and Power, Efficiency of Machines, Forces and Velocities, Friction and Lubrication, Energy, Velocity and Acceleration, Heat Treatment of Metals, Logarithms, Geometry of the Circle, Trigonometry, Angles between 90 degrees and 180 degrees, Cone and Pyramid, Equations, Quadratic Equations, Solution of Equations by Me... View more info

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Jeep Wrangler; 1987 Through 2000 (Haynes Repair Manual)

By: Stubblefield, Mike and Haynes, John H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Somerset, England, Haynes Publishing Group: 2000

Seller ID: 004675

ISBN: 1563924021

Condition: Near Fine


Original colour pictorial soft cover. Approx. 200 pp. with index. View more info

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Selected Problems in Quantum Mechanics

By: Ter Haar, D.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 004818

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Title page missing. "Essentially an enlarged and revised second edition of a acollection of problems which consisted of a text by Gol'dman and Krivchenov augmented by a selection from a similar text by Kogan and Galitskii." - preface. No writing and no additional damage. 402 pp. View more info

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Canadian Railway Development from the Earliest Times

By: Thompson, Norman and Edgar, Major J.H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada Ltd.: 1933

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009059

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. DJ has four spots on rear. Previous owner's light name stamp. First free endpaper excised. Serious students of railway history will devour this book, for it provides so much more textual information than the average railroad book. There are several photos, however. Both authors are trained engineers with years of related experience in England and Canada. Whether looking for the broad picture, or the history of a single line or locat... View more info

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A History of Marksmanship

By: Trench, Richard Chenevix

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Exeter Books: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011840

ISBN: 0-89673-075-1

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Book has no writing or damage. DJ has one tiny tear at bottom rear. A brief survey of popular hand-held weapons. 127 pp. View more info

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Pearls and Pearling

By: Vertrees, Herbert H,

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, A,R, Harding: 1913

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003064

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey cloth with green pictorial and title on boards. Minor mildew stain to lower cover corners, not affecting interior. Wannabe pearl fishers will find everything they need to know here, including a chapter on "Why Trappers Make Good Pearl Hunters". A rare title by a fur publisher. 203 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Machine-Shop Mathematics

By: Wentworth, Smith, and Harper

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Company: 1922

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003625

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth lettered and decorated in black on boards. Small spots to cover. Previous owners' names in pencil. Presupposes a knowledge of practical mathematics. 162 pp. View more info