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Proceedings: American Society of Civil Engineers; February 1946; Volume 72, No. 2 (in three parts: part 1); Stabilizing and Deepening Lower Mississippi River; Critical Stresses in a Circular Ring; Landslide Investigation and Correction Strength of thin steel compression flanges; etc

By Harold T. Larsen (editor); Charles Senour, E.A. Ripperger and N. Davids, Hyde Forbes, George Winter, et al

Lancaster, PA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1946. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 9" tall, [4] + pages 145 to 284, stiff gray printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover periodical over all with minor shelf wear, binding tight, BUT paper yellowed.

$7.50

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers Proceedings No. 2; April, 1897; Mechanical Propulsion on Canals

By Leslie S. Robinson

London, England: The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1897. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, pages 149 to 232 (article complete) + plates 28 to 45; stiff printed wraps. This copy contains the complete article by Robinson but lacks the additional editorial material (several memoirs klisted on the cover). As is, in good condition, cover edge worn and moderately soiled, with a previous owner's name penned at the top margin, interior very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellow

$19.00

Deutsches Museum ; von meisterwerken der naturwissenschaft und technik (Museum of Science and Technology) Munich: Brief Guide (official edition); with 40 illustrations and 8 plans

By Deutsches Museum Munich

Munich, Germany (Munchen): Im Selbstverlag des Deutschen Museums, 1930. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good.

$16.50

The Search for Life on Mars: the evolution of an idea

By Henry S. F. Cooper, Jr.

New York, New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 254 pages, black boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, lmoderately worn dust jacket, with the rear panel torn and creased, and with the original price present.

$9.50

An Inexpensive Economical Solar Heating System for Homes: NASA Technical Memorandum (NASA TM X-3294)

By Johnny W. Allred, Joseph M. Shinn, Jr., Cecil E. Kirby, and Sheridan R. Barringer

Washington D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1976. First edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Quarto, 10 1/2" tall, iii + 56 pages, blue wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover first edition with generally minor shelf wear and slight exterior color fading to the wraps; interior fine

$7.50

The Way Things Work
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The Way Things Work

By David Macaulay

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. 11th printing. Pictorial Hard Cover. Near Fine. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, 384 pages, pictorial boards. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. Without dust jacket. An illustrated guide to the mechanics of everyday life.

$12.50

Steam, its Generation and Use

By Babcock & Wilcox

New York, New York: Babcock & Wilcox Company, 1923. 36th edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without Dustjacket. Quarto, 10 1/2" tall, 383 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, gilt titles on blue cloth. A very good minus original hard cover copy overall, cloth worn at the corners and extremities, and slightly soiled; interior generally clean binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed, but with light foxing to the endpapers and fore-edges with a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$12.50

Python Scripting for Computational Science [Texts in Computational Science and Engineering 3]
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Python Scripting for Computational Science [Texts in Computational Science and Engineering 3]

By Hans Petter Langtangen

New York, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1999. Second edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, xxii + 726 pages, illustrated boards. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover edition with light shelf wear; but previous owner's name written along bottom exterior fore-edge; hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$25.00

Power Press Brake Dies (catalog D-50)

By The Cyril Bath Company

Cleveland, Ohio: The Cyril Bath Company, c. 1961. First edition. Wire spiral-bound. Very good. Oblong octavo, 48 pages with intertextual illustrations, spiral wire binding, stiff illustrated covers. A very good copy overall with moderate shelf wear, cover rubbed and slightly soiled, binding solid, paper slightly yellowed, pages thumb tabbed. This copy includes a few extra related sheeets laid in.

$20.00

Drawing Room Kinks (The Hill Kink Books)

By F. H. Colvin and F.A Stanley

New York, New York: Hill Publishing, 1908. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very good. 16mo, 6 1/4" tall, 113 pages + ads; white titles on blue cloth. A very good, clean sturdy hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear, cover and spine titles faded; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$8.50

NEW CATECHISM OF ELECTRICITY, A Practical Treatise.

By N. Hawkins, M.E.

New York, New York: Theo. Audel & Co., 1897. Early Printing. Decorative Leather. Good. 16mo, 6 2/3" tall, 541 pages + 7 ads, Illustrated throughout; full red leather with gilt title on spine. A good original copy over all, leather chipped 1/2" at top of spine and 1/4" at bottom of spine, corners rubbed, one corner chipped, minor exterior and staining; hinges cracked but secure and binding solidt. P{aper lightly yellowedbut the last dozen or so pages have a 1" stain at fore-edge, interior is otherwise clean and bright.

$9.50

Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the exploration of the Red Planet
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Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the exploration of the Red Planet

By Steve Squyres

New York, New York: Hyperion, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 422 pages + plates. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

Mars on Earth: the adventures of Space Pioneers in the High Arctic
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Mars on Earth: the adventures of Space Pioneers in the High Arctic

By Robert Zubrin

New York, New York: Tarcher/Penquin, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 351 pages + plates. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with a remainder mark on the bottom fore-edge. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

The Case for Mars: the plan to settle the red planet and why we must.
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The Case for Mars: the plan to settle the red planet and why we must.

By Robert Zubrin, with Richard Wagner; foreword by Arthur C. Clarke

New York, New York: Free Press, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 328 pages, black and red boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

Municipal sludge management: proceedings of the national conference on municipal sludge management: June 11-13, 1974; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / Municipal sludge management and disposal 1975: proceedings of the national conference on municipal sludge management and disposal: August 18-20 1975; Anaheim, California [Two volumes]

By Donald Berman, et al

Washington D.C.: Information Transfer, 1974 / 1975. First edition (s). Decorative Cloth. both Very Good. 2 vols. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, decorative cloth; vol. 1974: 218 pages with intertextual illustration, binding solid, moderate exterior soiling, internally clean but with yellow line marker on more than a dozen pages of text / vol. 1975: 257 pages, binding solid, minor exterior soiling, ggenerally clean.

$30.00

Alternative Sources of Energy: practical technology and philosophy for a decentralized society.

By Sandy Eccli (editor)

New York, New York: Continuum / Seabury Press, 1978. Fourth printing. Paperback--trade. Very Good -. Folio, 15 1/2" tall, 279 pages on newsprint (similar to the Whole Earth Catalog), stiff illustrated wraps. A very good minus, clean, solid soft cover with moderate shelf wear and the primary defect of yellowing to the cheap newsprint paper. Still sturdy and useful.

$19.00

How Virtual Reality Works

By Joshua Eddings; illustrated by Pamela Drury Wattenmaker; edited by Linda Jacobson

Emeryville, CA: ZD: Ziff-Davis Publishin, 1994. First edition. Stiff Pictoral Wraps. Fine. Quarto 11 1/3" tall, xii + 155 pages with intertextal color illustration throughout; still illustrated wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

Rational Typewriting: a new idea in teaching touch typewriting [typing]

By Ida McLenen Cutler and Rupert P. SoRelle

Chicago, Illinois: Gregg Publishing, 1902. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Quarto, 10 1/3" tall, 126 pages, gilt titles on blue cloth. A good original hard cover over all with significant shelf wear, spine cloth frayed at top and bottom edges, fore-corner tips rubbed; binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with an inscription from a previous owner on the front endpaper.

$7.50

Hydraulic Laboratory Practice: comprising a translation, revised to 1929, of Die Wasserbaulaboratorien Europas; published in 1926 by Verein Deutscher Ingenieure; including also descriptions of other European and American laboratories and notes on the Theory of Experiments with Models

By John R. Freeman (editor); Conrad Matschoss, Hubert Engels, Richard Winkel, Max Moller, Theodor Rehbock , Hans Krey, Et al

New York, New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1929. First American edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Quarto, 11 3/4" tall, vii + 868 pages with intertextual black and white illustration gilt titles on darkgreen cloth. A very good, sturdy hard cover over all with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling and with minor dampstaing to the bottom fore-corner (most visible to the fore-corner tip of the front cover cloth only; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with a previous owners name stamp on the title page .

$35.00

Audels [Audel's] Hand Book of Calculations for Engineers and Firemen. Relating to the Steam Engine, The Steam Boiler, Pumps, Shafting, etc.

By N. Hawkins, M.E.

New York, New York: Theodore Audel & Co., 1901. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall; 330 pages + ads; gilt fore-edges, gilt titles on green cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear binding tight, paper cream white.

$12.50

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