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Steam-Boiler Explosions. In theory and in practice
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Steam-Boiler Explosions. In theory and in practice

By THURSTON, R. H.

New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1903. Third Edition, Second thousand. Hardcover. Good. v, 178, 16 p. 19 cm. 63 b&w figures. Olive green cloth, now darkened and discoloured. Some spotting and thumbing to interior. Text discusses the causes of explosions, gives statistics, explains defective design and construction, developed weakness, decay, management, emergencies, preventives, etc.

$45.00

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

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

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

The Volta River Project: I) Report of the Preparatory Commission. II) Appendices to the Report of the Preparatory Commission. III) Engineering Report to the Preparatory Commission
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The Volta River Project: I) Report of the Preparatory Commission. II) Appendices to the Report of the Preparatory Commission. III) Engineering Report to the Preparatory Commission

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

The American Isthmus and the Interoceanic Canal; A Review of the Nicaragua Canal Scheme
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The American Isthmus and the Interoceanic Canal; A Review of the Nicaragua Canal Scheme

By HUNTER, W. Henry

Soft cover. Good. Reprinted from The Engineering Magazine, New York, Feb. and March, 1899. 39 p. 24 cm. 27 b&w illustrations, including one map. Brown paper covers. Spine ends torn and chipped. Some soiling and light wear to covers. Former owner's label on p. 1.

$25.00

Welland Ship Canal 1934
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Welland Ship Canal 1934

Ottawa: Department of Railways and Canals, 1935. Card Covers. Good. 31 p. 20 cm. Map inside rear cover. Tan card covers. Ink stamp at top and minor soiling. Former owner's label on title page. Ink signature covered with marker inside front cover. Damp stained lower corners. Topics include: the first, second, and third Welland canals; the fourth Welland (Ship) Canal; description of construction; Port Weller; locks; Port Colborne Harbour; hydro-electric power plant; pontoon gate lifter; operation and traffic; official opening of 1932 at which R. B. Bennett and Stanley Baldwin were present.

$35.00

The Panama Canal: Speech of William H. Taft, Secretary of War, at the St. Louis Commercial Club St. Louis, MO. Saturday Evening, November 18, 1905
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The Panama Canal: Speech of William H. Taft, Secretary of War, at the St. Louis Commercial Club St. Louis, MO. Saturday Evening, November 18, 1905

By TAFT, William H.

Washington: Office of Administration, Isthmian Canal Affairs, 1905. Soft cover. Very Good. 29 p. 23 cm. Green paper covers. Front discoloured with ink notation. Tiny chips and tears to spine ends and lower front corner. Former owner's label on first page.

$25.00

The Maritime Canal of Suez: Brief Memoir of the Enterprise From its Earliest Date, and Comparison of its Probable Results with those of a Ship Canal Across Darien
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The Maritime Canal of Suez: Brief Memoir of the Enterprise From its Earliest Date, and Comparison of its Probable Results with those of a Ship Canal Across Darien

By NOURSE, J. E.

Washington City: Philp & Solomons, 1869. Soft cover. Fair. 57 p. 24 cm. 2 fold-out maps (1 colour), b&w map, 2 b&w illustrations. Original covers attached to white paper. Ink signature on front cover. Folding maps extensively repaired. Title page attached with repair paper. Former owner's label attached inside front cover. Bottom corner of p. 23 dampstained. Front cover gives date as 1870.

$75.00

The Claims of the Northwest for the Improvement of St. Mary's River and Hay Lake Channel. Speech of Hon. Cushman K. Davis, of Minnesota
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The Claims of the Northwest for the Improvement of St. Mary's River and Hay Lake Channel. Speech of Hon. Cushman K. Davis, of Minnesota

By DAVIS, Cushman K.

Washington, 1890. Ephemera. Good. 16 p. 23 cm. Paper covers with crease from top to bottom. Former owner's label on first page. Title continues: "Delivered in the Senate of the United States, Thursday, January 9, 1890".

$50.00

Manual of Information Concerning Employments for Service on the Isthmus of Panama. Revised March 16, 1911
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Manual of Information Concerning Employments for Service on the Isthmus of Panama. Revised March 16, 1911

Washington: Isthmian Canal Commission, 1912. Soft cover. Good. Form 151. 32 p. 23 cm. 2 maps and 2 b&w plates. Paper covers with some soiling. Slight fold from top to bottom. Former owner's label tucked inside, has come detached. Everything you needed to know if you were considering working on the Panama Canal: how the Canal Zone is reached; organization of the Isthmian Canal Commission; construction methods; progress and general character of the work; promotions; general qualifications of employees; tool list; application form; physical exam; descriptions of bachelor and married quarters; food; medical attendance; leave of absence; working hours; salary; age limits; recreation.

$25.00

Report on the St. Lawrence Waterway Project to The Montreal Board of Trade
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Report on the St. Lawrence Waterway Project to The Montreal Board of Trade

By HOLGATE, Henry; JAMIESON, J. A.

Montreal. Card Covers. Very Good. nd. ca. 1929. 46 p. 23 cm. Fold-out map at rear. Card covers with taped spine. Letter to The Montreal Board of Trade from J. Stanley Cook, 1929, attached inside front cover. Former owner's label and ink stamps on title page. A little thumbing to p. 15.

$45.00

Annual Report of the Superintendent and Collector of the St. Mary's Falls Ship Canal, for the Year 1878, With Map and History; History of the St. Mary's Falls Ship Canal
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Annual Report of the Superintendent and Collector of the St. Mary's Falls Ship Canal, for the Year 1878, With Map and History; History of the St. Mary's Falls Ship Canal

By CHANDLER, William

Lansing: W. S. George & Co., State Printers, 1879. Soft cover. Ex-Library-good. 30, 12 p. 24 cm. One fold out map at rear. Coats of arms on title pages. Paper covers with numerous small chips and tears, including several chips in spine. Ex library with ink stamp on front cover. Former owner's label on title page. A little thumbing. Title of second part continues: "Showing the Early Efforts which were made to secure its Construction, with a Record of the Business of the Canal from its Opening until the Present Time, Together with the Improvements Made and in Process of Construction. Designed to accompany the Annual Report of the Superintendent and Collector for 1878".

$35.00

The Old Welland Canal and the Man Who Made It
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The Old Welland Canal and the Man Who Made It

By KEEFER, Thomas C.

Ottawa: James Hope & Sons, 1911. Card Covers. Fair. 21 p. 22 cm. Card covers. Ink notation at top. Spine torn at both ends. Chipped bottom corner. Red notation on front cover and title page. Former owner's label on title page. Bottom corners stained up to p. 8. Pencil notes throughout. Tells story of William Hamilton Merritt, the Old Welland Canal, Welland Railway.

$25.00

Report of the Canadian Section of the International Waterways Commission for the year 1906
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Report of the Canadian Section of the International Waterways Commission for the year 1906

Ottawa, 1907. Soft cover. Good. 64 p. 22 cm. Grey paper covers. Chipped spine tail and upper front corner. Small tears. Former owner's label on title page. Ink correction p. 9. Topics include Niagara Falls, Detroit River Tunnel Company, St. Mary's River at Sault Ste. Marie, the Massena Water Power Company, preservation of Canadian shore along the Detroit River, application of the Minnesota Canal and Power Company, Chicago Drainage Canal, the application of Mr. Smith L. Dawley for permission to develop power at Long Sault Rapids, question of a tunnel and inlet pier for the Buffalo Waterworks, navigation and power development on the Richelieu River, Irrigation Question, Lake Erie Boundary Question, controlling works at the outlet of Lake Erie, death of George Y. Wisner. Most of text is appendices.

$35.00

A Statement of The Panama Canal Engineering Conflicts; A Review of The Panama Canal Projects
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A Statement of The Panama Canal Engineering Conflicts; A Review of The Panama Canal Projects

By HALL, Wm. Ham.

1905. Card Covers. Good. 81 p. 25 cm. Grey card covers. Discoloured edges on front, ink notation at top front, some soiling to rear cover, small tear at top of spine. Former owner's label on title page. Addressed to The Hon. George C. Perkins, United States Senator, California, by Wm. Ham. Hall. Topics include: the Paris International Congress; the Old Panama Canal Company; the New Panama Canal Company; the Isthmian Canal Commission; the Panama Canal Commission; engineering committee; summary of the several conflicts; terminal divisions; engineering conception of the situation; original American plan; etc.

$35.00

Short Notice Descriptive of the Exhibit Of the New Panama Canal Company, Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, N.Y.
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Short Notice Descriptive of the Exhibit Of the New Panama Canal Company, Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, N.Y.

Ephemera. Fair. nd. 10 p. 23 cm. Pink paper covers. Discolouration to edges. Ink stamp at top front. Tears at upper spine and middle spine. Former owner's label on first page. Topics include: origin of the new company; its object; relation to the old company; works executed by the new company; investigations and plans; reasons for delays. Text in English.

$25.00

The Nicaraguan Canal Bill. Speech of Hon. Theodore E. Burton, of Ohio, in the House of Representatives, Tuesday, May 1, 1900
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The Nicaraguan Canal Bill. Speech of Hon. Theodore E. Burton, of Ohio, in the House of Representatives, Tuesday, May 1, 1900

By BURTON, Hon. Theodore E.

Washington, 1900. Soft cover. Good. 36 p. 23 cm. Green card covers. Some discolouration near spine. Small tears, chips and soiling. Dent at top of spine. Former owner's label on title page. Title continues: "With Remarks Wednesday, May 2, 1900." Topics of speech include: route; treaties; diplomatic negotiations; engineering; the canal as a neutral waterway.

$35.00

Report from the select committee on the Niagara ship canal; Report from the Committee on Naval Affairs
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Report from the select committee on the Niagara ship canal; Report from the Committee on Naval Affairs

Washington, 1863. Hardcover. Near Fine. 37th Congress, 3d Session, Report No. 53. 18; 2 p. 24 cm. Bound in green cloth with marbled paper boards. Former owner's label on front endpaper and small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown. Some faint spots on endpapers. First item to accompany bill H. R. No 782. First item pertains to the construction of a ship canal around Niagara Falls on American side to connect lakes Erie and Ontario. Second small item pertains to memorial of Horace H. day for construction of ship canal around Niagara Falls.

$50.00

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