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Scientific American ; April 15, 1893; volume LXVIIi (68), number 15; New York Tennis and Racquet Club (cover illustration);Notes from the Columboan Exposition; The Steam Man ; etc

By Munn & Co. (editors); Daniel F. Comstock, Helen Luken Jones, W.G. Fitz Gerald et al

New York, New York: Munn and Company, 1893. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue with covers and ads. Does not include 'Supplement' issue. Folio, 16" tall, pages 225 to 240 (16 total), black and white, self wraps--Battleship Petropavlovsk (front), multiple small ads (back), wire saddle stitch. A soft cover magazine, very good overall, clean, with minor wear to the spine; internal binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed. Short features on a wide range of scientific and technological subjects, etc.

$16.50

Brilliant: the evolution of artificial light
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Brilliant: the evolution of artificial light

By Jane Brox

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin / Mariner Books, 2010. Later printing. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo, 8 " tall, 360 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat large format paperback edition with light shelf wear; binding tight.

$6.50

REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF PATENTS FOR THE YEAR 1859 [Patent Office Report]: AGRICULTURE. House of Representatives, 36th Congress, 1st session, Ex. Doc. 11; Natibe Grapes of Akansas and Texas (Williams); Tartaric Acid in Grapes (Antisell); Veterinary Medicin (Craig); English Plows and Plowing (French); etc

By William D. Bishop (Commissioner); H. C. Williams, Thomas Antisell, Dr. B. F. Craig, Henry F. French, et al

Washington D.C.: George W. Bowman, Printer., 1860. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Fair. Single volume, sold as an original reference copy only only. Octavo, 9" tall, viii + 590 pages, 2 illustrated frontispieces, blindstamped brown cloth with gilt titles. A fair copy overall, exterior cloth significantly chipped at all edges, binding broken, scattered foxing throughout, though most of the paper is bright, most of the internal binding is solid but two early siignatures loose text papper light to moderately yellowed, BUT there is dampstaining to the back cover and last ten pages, cover cloth is stained and loose from boards.

$16.50

A Short Short Story of Piston Rings: a difficult engineering problem, simply presented

By Simplex Products Corporation

Cleveland, Ohio: Simplex Products Corporation, ?. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Pamphlet. Oblong octavo, 8 1/2" tall x 5 1/4" wide, 16 pages black and white intertextual illustrations, wire side stitch, stiff wraps. A very good clean soft cover over all with light shelf wear, light exterior soiling, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

The Birth and Babyhood of the Telephone by Thomas A Watson (assistant to Alexander Graham Bell) An address delivered before

By Thomas A. Watson

New York, New York: American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1937. Reprint. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Near fine. Pamphlet, 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, 48 pages with black and white illustration, wire saddle-stich, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover pamphlet.

$14.50

Science Illustrated [Magazine]; Volume 1, Number 2 ; May 1946; Germany's Atomic Bomb; Bikini: What can it prove; Secrecy or Science; etc.

By Gerald Wendt (editor); Louis N. Ridenour, Harlow Shapley, S. A. Goudsmit, Ruth & Edward Brecher, et al.

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1946. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good . Single original issue, complete with advertisements and covers. Quarto, 11" tall, 126 pages, wire side stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good minus copy overall, with moderate exterior shelf wear, light exterior soiling, spine chipping at bottom edge cover loose from binding and torn at wire staple ; interior very good, binding solid, but wire staple rusting paper lmoderately yellowed.

$16.50

Science Illustrated [Magazine]; Volume 2, Number 3 ; March 1947; The future of the telephone; What goes on at the Soiuth Pole; Cotton Picker opens a revolution in the South; etc.

By Gerald Wendt (editor); Ruth and Rufus Mathewson, Phil Swain, et al.

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1947. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good . Single original issue, complete with advertisements and covers. Quarto, 11" tall, 116 pages, wire side stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good minus copy overall, with moderate exterior shelf wear, light exterior soiling, spine chipping at bottom edge cover loose from binding and torn at wire staple ; interior very good, binding solid, but wire staple rusting paper lmoderately yellowed.

$16.50

Steam Power; (Wiley Technical Series for Vocational and Industria Schools)

By C. F. Hirshfeld, T. C. Ulbricht

New York, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1916. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -/Without Dustjacket. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, viii + 420 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, gilt spine titles on blue cloth. A very good minus original hard cover copy overall, cloth worn at the corners and extremities with minor fraying, and slightly soiled; interior generally clean, binding solid, paper just lightly 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

Mill
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Mill

By David Macaulay,

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Very good. Quarto, 12" tall, 128 pages, maroon cloth. A very good clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear but a slight cant to the spine; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white but a freckle of foxing to the top fore-edge. In a very dust jacket with light color fading to the top inch and a slight freckle of foxing to the blank side.

$16.50

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

Contact, Published by New England Power System; Vol. 7, No. 6, June, 1926;

By Hugh F. Lovering (editor); et al

Worcester, Massachusetts: New England Power System, 1926. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good-. Quarto, 8 1/2 x 11", 16 pages, wire saddle stitch, illustrated wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, soft cover magazine over with moderatespine wear over all, but cover torn at spine, wire stitch beginning to rust, internal binding still solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

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

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

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