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A Record of Expansion & Improvement 1925-1943

by Montreal Light, Heat & Power

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Published
1943
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Very good
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Montreal: Published for the shareholders by Montreal Light, Heat & Power Consolidated, 1943. Softcover. Very good. 53 p. 23 cm. Numerous b&w photos, drawings and diagrams, four of which fold out. One map in partial colour. Staplebound card covers. Some soiling or discolouration to the exterior. Inside is clean and bright. Lists Board of Directors, officers and… Read more
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Foundations: Stories from the Early Years (1897-1939) of the Bermingham Construction Company

by BERMINGHAM, Spike, Bill and Tim

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Published
2017
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Fine
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2017. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. vi, 255 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Blue cloth with pictorial dustjacket. "The story of how one of Canada's construction pioneers helped build a nation."
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An Appreciation of Two Great Workers in Hydraulics: Giovanni Battista Venturi, born 1746; Clemens Herschel, born 1842

by KENT, Walter G.

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Published
1927
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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London: Blades, East & Blades Ltd, 1927. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good. 37 p. 26 cm. B&w illustrations. Tan cloth. Top edge gilt. Some ink marks to exterior. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Some wrinkling to lower edges of paper.
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Bridges of the Cape Cod Canal: Buzzards Bay Railroad Bridge

by US Army Corps of Engineers

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Published
nd
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Good
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US Army Corps of Engineers New England Division, nd. leaflet. Good. 21 cm fold-out accordion-style leaflet. One section is stained but legible. One labeled photograph, 4 smaller photos, one partial colour map.
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Robert H. Sayre: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Humanist 1824-1907

by METZ, Lance E.

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Published
1985
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Near fine
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Easton, PA: Hugh Moore Historical Park and Museums, Canal Museum, 1985. Booklet. Near fine. 29 p. 22 cm. One portrait illustration. Staplebound booklet. Former owner's label on first page.
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Report to St. Lawrence Seaway Authority: Structural Tests of Mitre Gate Models

by CRAIG, Carleton

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Published
June 1956
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Fine
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Montreal, June 1956. Fine. 70 one-sided p. 30 cm. Diagrams and tables. Black duotang folder. Photocopied pages. 10 appendices. Former owner's label on Contents page.
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A Civil Society: A Brief Personal History of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

by HART, Peter R.

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Published
1997
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Fine
ISBN
9780921303688
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Montreal: The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, 1997. Hardcover. Fine. 172 p. 23 cm. Hardcover.
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The Cunard Turbine-Driven Quadruple-Screw Atlantic Liner "Mauretania"

by "Engineering"

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Published
1907
Condition
ex library- poor
Edition
Reprinted from "Engineering"
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$60.00

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London: Offices of "Engineering", 1907. Reprinted from "Engineering". Hardcover. ex library- poor. x, 56 p. + plates. 36 cm. 253 b&w figures. 38 plates at rear, except for plates I & II, missing. Blue cloth spine and black cloth over boards. Gold print. Ex library with title and number on spine, envelope on front free endpaper, blind stamps… Read more
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Civil Engineering Education

by American Society of Civil Engineers

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Published
1961
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Near fine
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$50.00

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New York: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961. Hardcover. Near fine. 189 p. 24 cm. Burgundy cloth with gold print. Discolouration to endpapers. Else fine. "A Study Sponsored Jointly By The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, The American Society of Civil Engineers, The American Society of Engineering Education, under a grant by… Read more
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Artificial Structures and Shorelines

by WALKER, H. J. (ed.)

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Published
1988
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ex library-good +
ISBN
9789027727466
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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,… Read more
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Power, Mid-December 1941

by SWAIN, Philip W. (ed.)

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Published
1941
Condition
Good +
Edition
Vol. 85, No. 13, Dec. 15, 1941, Buyers' Guide Number
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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… Read more
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The Harnessing of Niagara

by STETSON, Francis Lynde, et al

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Published
1895
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Ex library-good
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Vol. VIII, No. 3, July 1895
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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,… Read more
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Interpreting Engineering Drawings

by JENSEN, Cecil H.; ESPIN, Ed

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Published
2015
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Seventh Canadian Editiion
ISBN
9780176531515
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$150.00

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

by The Commission

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Published
1908
Condition
Fair
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$75.00

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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… Read more
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Electricity Up to Date. For Light, Power, and Traction

by VERITY, John B.

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Published
1896
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Good +
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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… Read more
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Deep Drilling

by Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development

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Published
1993
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Near fine
ISBN
9789264139565
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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.
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Laterite Soil Engineering

by GIDIGASU, M. D.

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Published
1976
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9780444412836
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$75.00

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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… Read more
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Recommended Practice for Troughed Belt Conveyors

by Mechanical Handling Engineers' Association

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Published
1995
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Reprint
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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.
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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.… Read more
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Transactions of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers. October to December 1913

by VARIOUS

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Published
1914
Condition
Good
Edition
Vol. XXVII, Part II. October to December 1913
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$30.00

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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… Read more
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