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Swingle's Catechism of Steam, Gas, and Electric Engineering: 1000 questions and answers

By Calvin F. Swingle

Chicago, Illinois: Frederick J. Drake, 1910. First printing. Hardcover. Good. Duodecimo, 6 2/3" tall, 173 pages + vii + 9 ads, decorative flexible leather. A good first edition copy over all, interior clean, hinges and binding still solid (slightly shaken but not stirred), paper just lightly yellowed, BUT exterior very worn, leather significantly chipped at all edges, cover titles still clear but spine titles chipped from bottom edge

$12.50

Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties (OTA-ISC-361)

By John H. Gibbons, et al; U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment

Washington D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1988. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Small quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 139 pages, stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean sturdy original soft cover over all with moderate shelf wear, light soiling, binding solid paper white and a previous owners name on the title page.

$45.00

Plastics In Practice: a handbook of product applications

By John Sasso and Michael A. Brown jr.

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1945. First edition. Decorative Boards. Very Good -. Quarto, 10 3/4" tall, 185 pages, gilt titles on maroon cloth. A very good minus, generally clean, hard cover with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed but with a previous owner's name as well as significant foxing to the endpapers.

$12.50

The Science of Burning Liquid Fuel: a practical book for practical men

By William Newton Best

New York, New York: William Newton Best, 1913. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, [xii] + 159 pages, gilt titles on maroon boards. A good hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear BUT cloth dampstained at the margins, spine cloth faded, and both hinges have been broken and repaired; internal binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed but front endpaper turn from hinge breaking. Still a good and useful reference

$9.50

Silencers; Report R-1896 (AMCMS Code 5542.12.46801.02)

By Leonard W. Skochko and Harry A. Greveris

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Department of the Army, Frankford Arsenal, August, 1968. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 10 3/4" tall, xi + 205 + [2] pages, stiff beige printed wraps. A very good sturdy soft cover overall with minor shelf wear but light exterior soiling, binding solid, paper white.

$19.00

Chace Thermostatic Bimetal ; 1: Information Booklet; 2: Successful Applications; 3: Manual for the Chace Thermostatic Bimetal Calculator (three pamplets sold together)

By W. M. Chace Company et al

Detroit, Michigan: W. M. Chace Company, 1960-1958-1955. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. 3 individual pamphlets; each octavo, 9" tall; 1: 36 pages; 2: 42; 3: 13 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff printed wraps. All in very good, clean, sturdy condition but all have fore-edge creasing from improper storage.

$19.00

The Finances of Gas and Electric Light and Power Enterprises: Electric Railways, Electric Light Stations, Gas Works, Oil Motor Cars; by William D. Marks, consulting engineer and statistician

By William D. Marks

New York, New York: Privately Printed, 1907. Fourth edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, 540 pages + fold out charts, maroon cloth. A very good minus, clean, neat hard cover with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with a light blush of foxing to the exterior fore-edges and endpapers.

$45.00

Dyes and Dyeing

By Charles E. Pellew

New York, New York: Robert M. McBride, 1928. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Good. Previously published in an earlier edition in 1913. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 362 pages + plates, gray cloth. A good, clean sturdy hard cover edition over all with moderate shelf wear, (top edge cloth to spine starting to fray), light exterior soiling ; hinges and binding sturdy, paper lightly yellowed with minor foxing to the endpapers and foredges. Without dust jacket . Still a good reference

$16.50

1912 Illustrated and Descriptive Catalog of Whitin Cotton Card-room Machinery and handbook of useful information for overseers and operators

By Oscar L. Owen

Whitinsville, Massachusetts: The Whitin Machine Works, 1912. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo 7 i/4 " tall, 157 pages, gilt titles on green cloth. A good sturdy hard cover first edition overall with moderate shelf wear, slight exterior soiling with fraying started at the top and bottom spine edges; hinges and binding solid, endpapers pencil marked (as if by a child) and with previous owner's name, text paper just lightly yellowed with a slight blush of scattered foxing throughout and a very faint dampstain at the interior gutter that does not affect the text. STill a very useful copy of this scarce title

$16.50

Denney's Complete Spotting Guide, including Wet Cleaning and Bleaching

By Roy Denney

New York, New York: Cleaning & Dying World, 1937. First printing. Decorative Cloth. Good +. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 352 pages, maroon cloth. A good +, clean, neat hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear, spine cloth lightly soiled and starting to fray at top and bottom of spine; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$14.50

Basic Electric Circuits for Engineers

By Russell E. Lueg and Erwin A. Reinhard

Scranton, Pa: International textbook company, 1967. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall xix + 379 pages, gilt titles on gray cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, with the previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket, if issued.

$9.50

Fresh Water from the Ocean for Cities, Industry, and Irrigation (A Conservation Foundation Study)

By Cecil B. Ellis

New York, New York: Ronald Press, 1954. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Octavo 9 1/4" tall, xii + 217 pages, olive green cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed, with the previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a good moderately worn dust jacket with chip at the fold edges.

$16.50

Machine Translation :  A View from the Lexicon
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Machine Translation : A View from the Lexicon

By Michael Benedikt (editor); William Gibson, David Tomas, Nicole Stenger, Michael Heim, Marcos Novak, Meridith Bricken, Tim McFadden, et al

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1993. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xx + 432 pages, blue cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, but with the previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$8.50

Cyberspace : First Steps

By Michael Benedikt (editor); William Gibson, David Tomas, Nicole Stenger, Michael Heim, Marcos Novak, Meridith Bricken, Tim McFadden, et al

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1991. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, viii + 436 pages, black cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$12.50

Surveying: principles and practice of surveying

By Charles B. Breed

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill , 1942. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, xv + 495 pages, gilt titles on green cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with minor exterior wear, sewn binding sturdy and square, paper just lightly yellowed with the previous owner's name on the front endpaper.

$7.50

Starrett catalog 26: precision tools, steel tapes, dial indicators, hack saws; fine Mechanical Tools from the world's greatest toolmakers.

By [The L.S. Starrett Company]

Athol, Massachusetts: L.S. Starrett Company, circa 1938. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7" tall, 282 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, exterior cover lightly soild, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$7.50

Fix -It-Yourself Television Manual (A Popular Mechanics Books).

By John Derby

Chicago, Illinois: Popular Mechanics, 1955. First edition . Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 164 pages, illustrated, blue cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with wear at the folds, and with the original price.

$6.50

Neural Network Architectures; an introduction.

By Judith Dayhoff

New York, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1990. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, viii + 259 pages. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white but a touch of foxing to the fore-edges. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$9.50

Leitfaden der Elektrotechnik: Teil 3, Gleichstrommaschinen. (Teubners H.T.L. Bucherei, band 105)

By Dr. -ing. F. Moeller; Dr.-ing. G. Bolz; Dipl.-ing. Th. Werr

Berlin, Germany: B.G. Teubner, 1934. Early Printing. Hardcover--paper over boards. Very Good. Text in German. Octavo, 84 page, stiff green card covers. A very good copy with minor shelf wear and soiling to covers, small chip at spine bottom, binding solid, light yellowing to paper.

$9.50

Luther Brothers Catalogue and Price List of Sickle and Tool Griding Machines, Hardware Specialties and Emery Wheels.

By Luther Bros. (brothers)

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Luther Bros., 1901. Early Printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 8 pages, wire saddle stitch, pink wraps. A very good clean neat soft covered catalogue with minor exterior edgewear and and light soiling, but moderate yellowing, spine slightly roughed, binding solid, interior paper clean but yellowing. A very nice original copy of this price list of stock items in use by chemists, apothecaries, and doctors.

$25.00

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