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Artificial Structures and Shorelines
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Artificial Structures and Shorelines

By WALKER, H. J. (ed.)

Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988. Hardcover. ex library-good +. The GeoJournal Library. viii, 708 p. 25 cm. B&w figures, maps, tables. Yellow hardcover. Ex library with label on lower spine, ink stamps on text block edges, stamps and labels on endpapers. A little wear to lower front edge. Articles by various authors about many countries' ports, harbours, seawalls, breakwaters, groynes, etc.

$50.00

Power, Mid-December 1941
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Power, Mid-December 1941

By SWAIN, Philip W. (ed.)

New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, 1941. Vol. 85, No. 13, Dec. 15, 1941, Buyers' Guide Number. Softcover. Good +. 294 p. 30 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Stains to exterior, along with some small tears. Larger tears to hinges at spine ends. Occasional spots or discolouration to interior. Overall pages neat and clean. "Power generation, transmission, application and the attendant services in all industries." Contains Guide for 1942, Annual review of power and mechanical equipment, ASME annual meeting report, new developments in power plant design, pump performance and hydraulic engineering, review of catalogs and bulletins, etc.

$45.00

The Harnessing of Niagara
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The Harnessing of Niagara

By STETSON, Francis Lynde, et al

Cassier's Magazine, 1895. Vol. VIII, No. 3, July 1895. Hardcover. Ex library-good. Pages [12], 173-384. 26 cm. B&w illustrations. Green cloth with gold print. Ex library with label on lower spine, ink stamps on text block edges, labels on endpapers. Worn corners, a few dents in edges. Chip in a front page and p. 327, 371 at top, due to pages sticking together. Pages 349-356 sticking together at top. Some wrinkling, dampstains to top margins. A few small tears.

$35.00

Interpreting Engineering Drawings
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Interpreting Engineering Drawings

By JENSEN, Cecil H.; ESPIN, Ed

Nelson Education, 2015. Seventh Canadian Editiion. Softcover. Very good +. xix, 489 p. 28 cm. B&w diagrams. Softcover. Light edge wear. Covers basic mechanical drafting, drafting applications, modern engineering tolerancing. Appendix and index.

$150.00

Royal Commission, Quebec Bridge Inquiry 1907. Vol. II. Minutes of Proceedings and Printed Exhibits
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Royal Commission, Quebec Bridge Inquiry 1907. Vol. II. Minutes of Proceedings and Printed Exhibits

By The Commission

Ottawa: Printed by S. E. Dawson, 1908. Hardcover. Fair. 7-8 Edward VII. Sessional Paper No. 154. A. 1908. xxii, 585 p. + plates. 26 cm. 156 b&w full-page plates at rear. Green cloth hardcover with gold print. Corners bumped, spine faded with chipped head, spots and wear to cloth. Some dampstains within, foxing to text block edges. Chips to margin of p. 31. Dampstains to edges of plates at rear. Plates sticking to one another at edges, usually easily separated but a few towards end have torn edges affecting photo captions. Pictures are undamaged and all captions legible.

$75.00

Electricity Up to Date. For Light, Power, and Traction
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Electricity Up to Date. For Light, Power, and Traction

By VERITY, John B.

London: Frederick Warne and Co, 1896. Hardcover. Good +. Includes Preface to the Fifth Edition. xii, 238, [2] p. 19 cm. B&w illustrations. Green cloth with black print. Corners worn, some scratches to cloth, spine ends softened. Foxing to title page and adjacent tissue guard Topics: arc lamps; incandescent lamps; wiring of a house; public supply companies; electric tramways and traction lines; electro-therapeutics; electric cooking and heating; electrical engineering as a calling; etc. Glossary, Phoenix Fire Office Rules, and index at rear.

$35.00

Deep Drilling
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Deep Drilling

By Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development

Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, 1993. Softcover. Near fine. Megascience: The OECD Forum. 97, [2] p. 23 cm. Numerous tables. Paperback. Former owner's signature on title page. A little thumbing to first page. Topics: scientific orientations and challenges in the field of geosciences; the role of deep drilling; etc.

$35.00

Underground Systems Reference Book
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Underground Systems Reference Book

By National Electric Light Association

New York: National Electric Light Association, 1931. Hardcover. Good +. x, 377 p. 29 cm. B&w photos and drawings. Blue hardcover. Corners worn. Small ink signature on front pastedown. Rear board bent at top corner with crease outside and tear to rear pastedown. Prepared by an editorial staff of the Underground Systems Committee, Engineering National Section, National Electric Light Association. Topics: cable insulation; conduit and manholes; cable installation; cable splices and terminals; cable operation; miscellaneous equipment for underground installations; safety practices. Appendix and index.

$75.00

Laterite Soil Engineering
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Laterite Soil Engineering

By GIDIGASU, M. D.

Amsterdam: Elsevier Scientific Publishing, 1976. Hardcover. Very good/Fair. Developments in Geotechnical Engineering Vol. 9. xxvi, 554 p. 25 cm. 306 b&w figures and tables. Green cloth in dustjacket. jackethas tears and wear to edges, some wrinkling and discolouration to panels. A little fading to cloth and slight dent in bottom of rear board. Ink signature on front free endpaper.

$75.00

Memoir of the Life of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel
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Memoir of the Life of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel

By BEAMISH, Richard

London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts,, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+. xvi, [2], 359 p. 23 cm. 17 b&w illustrations. Green cloth. Upper spine repaired, corners bumped. Bookplate for Graham Noble on front pastedown and tiny binder's label on rear. Owner's label on a front endpaper. Ink signature and stamp on half title. Front tissue guard darkened. Occasional thumbing. A few pages roughened when cut. A biography of Marc Isambard Brunel (1769 - 1849), French-born engineer who settled in England, and father of the more famous Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Brunel Sr.'s most famous achievement was the construction of the Thames Tunnel, described here in Chapter XIV.

$60.00

Recommended Practice for Troughed Belt Conveyors
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Recommended Practice for Troughed Belt Conveyors

By Mechanical Handling Engineers' Association

Rickmansworth, Herts: Mechanical Handling Engineers' Association, 1995. Reprint. Softcover. Near fine. Originally published 1986. iv, 199, [3] p. 30 cm. B&w diagrams and tables. Softcover. Light wear.

$50.00

Lives of the Engineers, With an Account of Their Principal Works: Comprising also a History of Inland Communication in Britain. 4 volumes
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Lives of the Engineers, With an Account of Their Principal Works: Comprising also a History of Inland Communication in Britain. 4 volumes

By SMILES, Samuel

London: John Murray, 1861-65. 4 vols.: xvi, [2], 484, [12]; xiv, 502; xx, [4], 512; xv, [1], 521, 6 p. 24 cm. Over 340 b&w illustrations. Burgundy cloth hardcovers with blank impressing. New spines with original cloth overlaid vols. 1 to 3. Vol. 4 has new spine with original spine label. Some fading to cloth elsewhere and corners worn. Ink inscription on a front endpaper in vols. 1 & 2. Former owner's labels on half titles. Small label on rear pastedown in vol. 1. Foxing to frontispiece and title page in vol. 1. Foxing to other volumes is mainly first and last pages. Last volume has some occasional blue pencil crayon marks in margins. This set is usually only found as 3 volumes. Vol. 3 is about George and Robert Stephenson and the last volume is on Mathew Boulton and James Watt.

$350.00

Transactions of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers. October to December 1913
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Transactions of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers. October to December 1913

By VARIOUS

Montreal: Printed for the Society by the Southam Press, 1914. Vol. XXVII, Part II. October to December 1913. Card covers. Good. Pages 183-304. 23 cm. Illustrated with photographs and many folding plans and diagrams. Tan card covers. Chip in spine and chipped upper corner on front cover. Title page also chipped. Covers soiled, extending to first couple of pages, afterwards very clean. Scientific journal. Contents include: J. Spelman on Elevator Construction; F. F. Longley on The Toronto Water Filtration Plant; A. H. Armstrong on The Engineering Problem of Electrification; H. A. Icke on Disregarded Stresses on Joints and Ends of Steel in Reinforced Concrete.

$30.00

Report - Draining of the Ever Glades
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Report - Draining of the Ever Glades

By ANONYMOUS

Washington DC, 1848. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 133 p. 24 cm. Report No. 242, 30th Congress, 1st Session, August 12, 1848. Bound in red and black cloth with marbled boards. Label of former owner on a front endpaper. Small bookbinder's label on rear endpaper. Spot p. 11. Pages 17-32 browned. Includes section on Vessels in Distress at Key West.

$100.00

General Report of the Commissioner of Public Works, For the Year Ending 30th June, 1867
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General Report of the Commissioner of Public Works, For the Year Ending 30th June, 1867

By ANONYMOUS

Ottawa: Printed by Order of the House of Commons, 1868. Paperback. Fair. lxxv, 615 p. 26 cm in blue paper wrappers. Includes 5 maps. Wrappers are chipped and stained. Title and first pages are damp stained. Ink stain on text block edge. Pages clean. Text unmarked The last report submitted on the public works of the United Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada as they were before Confederation. Discussion of canals, works on navigable rivers, harbours, light-houses and buoys, slides and booms, roads and bridges, public buildings and provincial vessels. Largely consists of appendices. Alphabetical index runs from Amherst to Whitby. Also an index to the appendix.

$75.00

The Volta River Project:
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The Volta River Project:

By ANONYMOUS

London: Published for the Governments of the United Kingdom and of the Gold Coast by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1956. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 3 vols. Vol. I: xv, 135; Vol. II: vii, 475; Vol. III: xv, 123 p. 35 cm. Vol. I has frontispiece map and six other illustrations and maps. Vol. II has 21 maps and diagrams. Vol. III has 18 figures, 32 plans, 13 plates. Blue hardcovers with gold lettering on spines. In mylar-covered dustjackets, slightly soiled. Vol. II has hole in rear of dustjacket. Vol. 1 has some label residue on front pastedown while other volumes show evidence of this on rear endpapers. Vol. 2 has slight soiling of text block edge. The plans for a hydro-electric development in the Gold Coast (Ghana) in the 1950s. Includes the design for an aluminum production plant and details about the railways needed for the project. Heavy volumes may cost extra to ship depending on your location.

$200.00

By Design: The Role of the Engineer in the History of the Hamilton Burlington Area
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By Design: The Role of the Engineer in the History of the Hamilton Burlington Area

By DISHER, J. W.; SMITH, E. A. W.

Hamilton: Hamilton Engineering Interface Inc, 2001. Hardcover. Fine. xii, 191 p. 24 x 31 cm. 17 colour maps, 44 colour photos, 67 b&w or sepia photos and illustrations. Pictorial hardcover. Signed by J. W. Disher on title page. The authors discuss practical engineering, the evolution of engineering, the railway revolution, factories and foundries, engineering our municipalities, learning from history, engineering at McMaster (by L. W. Shemilt). Bibliography and subject index. Signed by Author(s)

$35.00

Report of Conference of Canadian Engineers of the St. Lawrence River with Appendix. Dated December 30, 1929
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Report of Conference of Canadian Engineers of the St. Lawrence River with Appendix. Dated December 30, 1929

By ANONYMOUS

Ottawa, 1930. Slipcased. Good. 11 p. + 3 fold-out plates. 31 cm. Three fold-out colour maps and 18 more folded colour maps in rear pocket. Brown cloth box with folding lid has black printing. Slipcase soiled. Lacking first fold-out plate. Thumbing and pencil marks. Plates bright and in solid shape. Report is written for Mackenzie King, then Secretary of State for External Affairs.

$50.00

Mineral Resources of Canada. To Celebrate The Visit of the British and Continental Mining Engineers and Metallurgists to Canada in the Summer of 1908
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Mineral Resources of Canada. To Celebrate The Visit of the British and Continental Mining Engineers and Metallurgists to Canada in the Summer of 1908

By The Canadian Mining Journal

Toronto: The Canadian Mining Journal, 1908. Card Covers. Fair. 136 p. 24 cm. One large fold-out colour map, seven smaller maps, and 32 b&w and colour plates of minerals. Brown card covers with brown and red print. Ink signature at top of front cover. Small tears and a little chipping to spine ends. Small tear to title page and first few pages after. Paper darkened. A souvenir of the visit of international mining men as well as a summary of Canada's mining resources. Stresses areas that were as yet undeveloped. Covers minerals from Albertite to Zinc and breaks descriptions down by province.

$50.00

An Address delivered by Hon. William J. McAlpine, in the Assembly Chamber, at Albany, February 26, 1868, on the subject of The Public Works of the State, and the School of Engineering developed by them
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An Address delivered by Hon. William J. McAlpine, in the Assembly Chamber, at Albany, February 26, 1868, on the subject of The Public Works of the State, and the School of Engineering developed by them

By MCALPINE, Hon. William J.

Albany: Published by request, 1868. Ephemera. Ex-Library. 36 p. 22 cm. Paper tied with thread. Vertical crease. Ex lib with Harvard library blind stamp, ink stamps rear of title page. Former owner's label attached to front page. "The public works of this state, their influence upon the interests of New York and the trade of the west - and the school of engineering which they have developed".

$45.00

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