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The Real Personages of Mother Goose
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The Real Personages of Mother Goose

By Thomas, Katherine Elwes

New York: Lothrop Lee Shepard, 1930. Clean Tight Volume w/crease to cloth bottom spine, faded stamp *** tpe, scant corner rub to cloth. 'The nursery rhymes, jingles and ditties, connected with the name of Mother Goose, are here for the first time presented in their correct historical sequence'. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

The Civil Engineer's Handbook
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The Civil Engineer's Handbook

By DeGroot, Archibald

Scranton PA: International Textbook Co, 1956. Light fading to blue cloth, previous owner name, o/w Clean and Sound. DJ has large chips, soil. 'A reference book for Chainmen, Rodmen, Levelers, Surveyors, Highway & Hydraulic Engineers,..'. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$20.00

Cyclopedia of Drawing Vol IV, Topography, Mapping, Sheet-Metal, Drafting, Index
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Cyclopedia of Drawing Vol IV, Topography, Mapping, Sheet-Metal, Drafting, Index

By Ervin Kenison et al

Chicago: American Technical Society, 1920. Black flexible covers w/gil spine lettering, 4OO+ pgs including Index & many b&w illustrations, Strong Binding, Clean pgs. small split along top spine. Prepared by a staff of engineers, architects, designers, this is Volume IV of a 4 vol.set. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Perfected Phonography
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Perfected Phonography

By Maltbie, L. D

New York City: Interboro Institute, 1925. Black cloth w/gold cover lettering, 99 pgs. previous owner name inside cover, else Clean pgs. Covers have rub to cloth. '...a perfet System for the rapid writing of difficult Commercial, Legal, Scientific, and Technical Matter'. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$25.00

American Book Prices Current 1990
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American Book Prices Current 1990

By Leab, Katharine Kyes, Daniel J.(Editors)

Washington CT: Bancroft-parkman , 1990. Maroon cloth w/gilt spine & cover lettering, 1031 pgs. Clean and Sound w/light rub to btm edge. *Oversized- Media mail only. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Plane Surveying: a Text Book and Pocket Manual

By Tracy, John Clayton

John Wiley & Sons, 1934. Flexible cloth, w/gilt spine lettering, 168 pgs w/fold out map of U.S. Light spine edge/corner rub to cloth, 2 small notations fep. more on rep. Exercises in Surveying. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$21.00

The New World Atlas and Gazetteer
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The New World Atlas and Gazetteer

By Reynolds, Francis J

New York: P. F. Collier, 1927. Sound brown cloth binding includes 2 fold out maps,+ railroad maps. Clean vintage volume, revised to date by Adam Ward. Includes population statistics of the Federal Census of 1920 for all U.S.& territories. World maps recently revised. New maps showing new boundaries of all foreign states. *Oversized-No Priority Mail this item.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Maps/Photos. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$95.00

Accountants' Handbook
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Accountants' Handbook

By Saliers, Earl A

New York: Ronald Press, 1923. 27th Printing. Clean Tight Volume w/1596 gilt pg edges + Ronald Press letter found in book. . Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$65.00

Die Casting for Engineers
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Die Casting for Engineers

By New Jersey Zinc Co

New York: New Jersey Zinc Co, 1958. Gray cloth w/blue spine lettering, 152 pgs w/photos. Clean and TIght - White DJ has light dust soil, small edge tears.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Stevens Foundry Red Book No 1
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Stevens Foundry Red Book No 1

By Stevens, Frederic B

Detroit MI: Frederic B Stevens , 1919. Red cloth w/blk lettering on spine, gilt elephant on cover, 768 red line border pgs, fully illustrated including photos of foundry and founder/author/publisher. Clean and Sound, hinges intact w/edge wear to btm edge and all corners. #21 tiny sticker on back cover. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$125.00

Practical Considerations in Die Casting Design
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Practical Considerations in Die Casting Design

By New Jersey Zinc Co

New York: New Jersey Zinc Co, 1955. Blue cloth w/silver gilt spine & cover lettering, 246 w/photos. Clean and TIght - Blue DJ-ditto. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Gas Warfare: The Chemical Weapon, Its Use, and Protection Against it

By Waitt, Alden H

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce , 1942. Second printing. Green cloth w/silver spine lettering, 327 pgs w/Reference & Training Chart endpapers. Sound binding, heavy spine edge/corner wear, previous owner name, Clean interior pags. Author was Brigadier-General of the Chemical Warfare Service, U.S.Army. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Comet
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Comet

By Sagan, Carl and Ann Dryan

New York: Random House, 1985. Second Printing. Clean and Sound, 398 photo illustrated pgs. Clean and Sound >no names or marks in like DJ. Comet is the definitive aesthetic, educational and commemorative artifact of the historic apparition of Comet Halley.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Photos. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

Audels Mason and Builders Guide 4 vols
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Audels Mason and Builders Guide 4 vols

By Frank D. Graham

NY - London: Theo. Audel & Co, 1970. Black Leatherette Bindings w/gold spine lettering, cover deco. All are Clean and Sound. DJ's are dust soiled w/spine edge/corner/edge wear. Vol.2 is dtd 1969 and has red pg edges, all others 1970 w/no color. Contains Vol.1- brick work, bricklaying, bonding, designs Vol.2-brick foundation, arches, tile setting, estimating Vol.3-concrete mixing, blocks, placing forms, stucco Vol.4-plastering, stone masonry, steel construction, blue prints. Sold as set only. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$150.00

The Smithsonian Institution's Study of Natural Resources Applied to Pennylvania's Resources
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The Smithsonian Institution's Study of Natural Resources Applied to Pennylvania's Resources

By Samuel S. Wyer

Wash DC: Smithsonian, 1924. Green simulated leather 9"x12 Oblong illustrated w/photos. 182 pgs of facts on Coal, Trains, Lumber, and other resources in PA in the 1920's w/charts, diagrams. Clean and Sound >no names or foxing. Covers have light edge rub, 1 page has old tape repair.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. Oblong.

$25.00

Household Electric Refrigeration Including Gas Absorption System
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Household Electric Refrigeration Including Gas Absorption System

By John F. Wostrel

McGraw Hill Book Co, 1938. Pebble cloth boards w/blind stamp border on cover, gilt lettering on spine, 406 pgs w/b&w illustrations, photos, tables, and diagrams. Clean Tight Vintage Volume w/small ding on cover shelf edge. Stated First, no printings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Fundamentals of Electricity
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Fundamentals of Electricity

By William H. Johnson & Louis V. Newkirk

New York: The Macmillan Co, 1943. Oversized green cloth w/black spine & cover lettering, 212 illustrated pgs. Sound binding, Clean pages, Covers have edge rub/small scratch back cover. Prepared at the request of the War Department and the U.S.Office of Education in conformance with official pre-induction training course outline.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Formulas, Method, Tips and Data for Home and Workshop
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Formulas, Method, Tips and Data for Home and Workshop

By Kenneth M. Swezey

New York: Harper & Row, 1975. Eighth printing. Red cloth, 605 pgs. Clean Tight Volume >no names or marks or dings. Priced DJ has rubbing, chip top corner, now in mylar sleeve. Topics include: Wood, selection/finishing/preserving, Working w/concrete/brick/plaster, Art & Crafts, Adhesives, Household Chemistry, etc.. Hard Cover. As New/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$16.00

How to Understand Electricity
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How to Understand Electricity

By A. Frederick Collins

New York: The New home Library, 1942. Blue Deco cover w/red label spine, 326 pgs w/158 illustrations & diagrams. Clean and Sound >no names or dings. Dust jacket has small chips on corners, light spine fade, now in mylar sleeve. Atomic Structure, Magtnetism, Batteries, Dynamo, Motors, Communication.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Cyclopedia of Drawing Vol III, Architectural Drawing, Freehand, Perspective, Pen and Ink
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Cyclopedia of Drawing Vol III, Architectural Drawing, Freehand, Perspective, Pen and Ink

By Ervin Kenison et al

Chicago: American Technical Society, 1920. Black flexible covers w/gil spine lettering, 416 pgs including Index & many b&w illustrations, 3 fold out pgs. Strong Clean Volume >no names or marks or dings. Prepared by a staff of engineers, architects, designers, this is Volume III of a 4 vol.set. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

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