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Aircraft and Automobile Materials of Construction. Vol. 1: Ferrous Materials

by Judge, Arthur W

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London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1920 739 pgs.; index. Bound in blue cloth with gilt title on spine; blind stamped on front cover. Wear & minor tears at head & tail of spine; edge wear; light scuffing overall. Binding tight. Previous owner's label on front endsheet, otherwise interior clean & unmarked. "A treatise for aircraft, automobile, and mechanical engineers, manufacturers, constructors, designers, draughtsmen, students, and others." Topics include: Stress, Strain & Elasticity; The Properties of Materials under Test; Testing Machines & Methods; The Metallography of Ferrous Materials; Irons & Carbon Steels; Alloy or Special Steels; Commercial Forms of Ferrous Materials; The Treatment of Ferrous Materials; Heat Treatment Furnaces; Pyrometry; Metal Joining Processes; The Protection of Metal Surfaces; Ferrous & other Alloys.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Octavo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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American Half cents: The "Little Half Sisters" (Second Edition): A Reference Book on...
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American Half cents: The "Little Half Sisters" (Second Edition): A Reference Book on the United States Half Cent Coined from 1793 to 1857

by Cohen, Roger S., Jr.

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Arlington, VA: Author / Wigglesworth & Ghatt, 1982. Important numismatic reference with in-depth information on these early American coins. Oversized hardcover, as pictured; no jacket, as issued. Enlarged second edition, with improved photos and revisions. Light wear, minor bumping to spine; last few pages creased; else near fine. Text clean, no names or marks; [2], xxii, 131 pages; many b/w photos, diagrams, brief bibliography. . Second Edition, Enlarged. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Quarto.
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Antike Numismatik: Band 1: Einführung - Münzkunde - Münzgeshichte - Geldgeshichte...
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Antike Numismatik: Band 1: Einführung - Münzkunde - Münzgeshichte - Geldgeshichte - Methodenlehre - Praktischer Teil; Band 2: Fussnoten zum Gesamtwerk - Literaturverzeichnis - Sichwortverziechnis - Katalog - Tafeln und Tabellen

by Göbl, Robert

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München: Battenberg Verlag, 1978. History of ancient money & coins, complete in two volumes; Göbl was an important Austrian scholar of ancient numismatics & history. Text in German. Two volumes, complete; hardcovers in jackets in slipcase, as pictured. Volume one is text, volume two is notes, bibliography, index, 176 b/w plates, tables. Light wear to books; jackets show minor chipping, slipcase worn. Expedited or international shipping will be considerably extra; please inquire for an accurate quote. Text in German. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Quarto. Set.
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Border States of Mexico: Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihua Hua and Durango...A Complete Guide for Travelers...
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Border States of Mexico: Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihua Hua and Durango...A Complete Guide for Travelers and Emigrants.

by Hamilton, Leonidas

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Chicago: Author, 1882. Exploitation of Mexican resources made simple, "A Complete Description of the Best Regions for the Settler, Miner and the Advance Guard of American Civilization", third edition, revised & enlarged. Evidently the precursor to the author's Mexican Handbook; scarce. Hardcover, full brown cloth, gilt cover titling, blind-stamped decor. General edgewear and rubbing, two holes in spine, corners bumped, scratch on back, two small stains on front. Text clean, binding sound. 226 pages + 4 pages of railroad and mining gear ads, a few illustrations. . Third Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 6" by 8¾".
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The Bushrangers.  A Yankee's Adventures During His Second Visit to Australia.
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The Bushrangers. A Yankee's Adventures During His Second Visit to Australia.

by Thomes, William H.

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Chicago: Alex. T. Loyd & Co., Publishers., 1884. Adventure fiction set amongst the mines of Australia, sequel to the author's 'The Gold Hunter's Adventures'. First published in 1865. Stout hardcover, full red cloth, gilt titling. Light wear, very minor water damage to rear cover, spotting to page edges; hinges tender. Text clean; 480 pages + 4 pages (partly illustrated) ads, frontispiece illustration, decorated series title page.. Later Printing. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 5½" by 7¾".
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California Gold: The Beginning of Mining in the Far West
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California Gold: The Beginning of Mining in the Far West

by Paul, Rodman W.

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1947. Scholarly yet readable study of the lives, training, labor conditions, and prospects of early western gold miners, covering the first twenty-five years of the phenomenon. Hardcover in jacket, as pictured. Scholar Allan Bogue's copy, with his pencilled name & a few notes on the front endsheets. Book shows light wear, corners & spine ends lightly bumped; jacket torn & chipped with a few scuffs; title page is a cancel (replaced by the publisher, likely due to a printing error). Text appears clean; xvi, 380 pages; index, note on sources, appendices, b/w plates & maps all present.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Octavo.
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Copper For America: The United States Copper Industry from Colonial Times to the 1990s
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Copper For America: The United States Copper Industry from Colonial Times to the 1990s

by Hyde, Charles K.

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Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1998. "An extensively documented chronicle of the rise and fall of individual mines, companies, and regions", of interest to economic & business historians, historians of technology & mining, and those interested in the Great Lakes & Western America. Hardcover in jacket, as pictured. Light wear to book; jacket has a large paper-clip indentation to rear panel. Text clean; xvii, blank, 267 pages + note on the author; index, bibliographic essay, tables, three maps. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo.
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Copper Wire And Electrical Conductors - The Shaping of a Technology

Copper Wire And Electrical Conductors - The Shaping of a Technology

by Blake-Coleman, B. C.

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Chur: Harwood Academic Publisher, 1992. Technical history of wire-making and the use of copper as an electrical conductor, from antiquity to telegraphy & the trans-Atlantic cable. Hardcover, copper-colored cover, black titling. Light wear, hint of spine fade, minor smudges to top page edges; no jacket, likely as issued; unmarked. Text clean; xx, 284 pages; index, list of patents, bibliography, b/w photos & figures.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Octavo.
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Effects of Air Abrasives on the Surface Texture of Metals

by Connolly, Michael David

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Copenhagen: Konservatorskolen Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi (1986), 1986 114 pgs; 7 b&w photographs; i fig.; 4 tables. A thesis submitted to the Master of Art Conservation Program at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, in 1982. Small stain on bottom edge; otherwise clean and unmarked, showing only light edgewear. Includes a summary of the history of blast cleaning, and its application in the field of conservation; testing of the effects of 18 abrasives on brass and steel, under varying conditions; experimental results and recommendations.. First Edition. Wrappers. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Frontiers of the Northwest: A History of the Upper Missouri Valley
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Frontiers of the Northwest: A History of the Upper Missouri Valley

by Briggs, Harold E.

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New York: Peter Smith, 1950. Study of the modern settlement of North & South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and parts of Idaho & Colorado; first by miners, then buffalo-hunters, then cattle & sheep ranchers, finally farmers. Rampaging Herd 319. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Reprint; first published ten years earlier. Hardcover, full rust cloth, black titling. Light wear, some rubbing and smudging; corners bumped; minor tape damage to free endsheet; no jacket, likely as issued. Text clean; xiv, 629 pages; index, bibliography, map endsheets, illustrations, b/w photos, maps.. Signed by Author. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Octavo.
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Hall Marks on Antique English Silver Assayed in London During the Years 1697-1855 together with...

Hall Marks on Antique English Silver Assayed in London During the Years 1697-1855 together with Certain Outstanding Workers' Marks of Sheffield and Birmingham on Old Sheffield Plate 1755-1849

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Chicago: Marshall Field & Company Undated unattributed guide to silver of the period, sold by Chicago's Marshall Field when they were in the antique business - 1930? 1950? Includes common marks, short history of the industry, advice to collectors. String-bound pamphlet, blue covers, black titling. Light wear, minor creases. Text clean, 16 pages, figures.. Pamphlet. Very Good. 3½" by 5¾".
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A History of Metals [two volume set]
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A History of Metals [two volume set]

by Aitchison, Leslie

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New York: Interscience Publishers, 1960. Account of metals and their uses by humans through history; volume one covers ancient metals including copper, lead, silver, tin, iron, gold, mercury, and their alloys. Volume two discusses mechanical power and its uses in metal mining & processing leading to industry & industrial uses of metals. Two volume set, complete. Hardcover, full grey cloth blocked in red, gilt titling. Light wear to books, name/address label inside front cover of each volume, spine ends & corners of volume one bumped; no jackets; slipcase rubbed, chipped & bumped, one side scuffed. Text clean; xxi, blank, 303; xvii, blank, 305 to 647 pages; index, bibliography, many b/w plates, tables, graphs, figures. A surcharge for expedited or international shipping of this set of books will be required; please inquire for an accurate quote.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Quarto. Set.
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Inter-State Convention of 1908 Joint Conference of Coal Miners and Operators of Western...
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Inter-State Convention of 1908 Joint Conference of Coal Miners and Operators of Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana held at Toledo, Ohio April 14-17, 1908

by Green, Ella Shera, stenographer; edited by F. S. Brooks, F. S.

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No Place: No Publisher, 1908. Transcript of the proceedings of this conference, including discussions on mining regulations, union contracts, rates, wages, hours, types of work done, general business minutiae. Includes lists of representatives present. Not gripping reading, but interesting historically as primary source material on mining conditions and worker relations. Hardcover, half brown leather over red cloth boards, gilt titling. Spine & corners heavily rubbed, old ink price on flyleaf, minor stains to endsheets, gutter splits at front flyleaf, rear at page 270/271; still sound. Front endsheet wrinkled from poor binding execution, lightly wrinkling adjacent sheets. Text clean; 275 pages. . First Edition. Half Calf. Good/No Jacket. 5¼" by 7½".
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Laboratory Supplies for Industrial and Educational Research and Analysis in Chemistry,...
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Laboratory Supplies for Industrial and Educational Research and Analysis in Chemistry, Metallurgy, Bacteriology: Catalog Number 49

by Chicago Apparatus Company

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Chicago: Chicago Apparatus Company, 1949. Big trade catalog full of all types of laboratory, measuring & testing gear; glassware, hardware, electrical, microscopes, balances, timers, chemicals; etcetera. Hardcover, full red buckram, blue titling. General wear, fading, small spots, corners rubbed & frayed; some rear pages creased, first page torn at gutter. Text clean; [6], 700 pages; index, b/w photos, engravings, line drawings.. Later Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8¼" by 10¾".
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Metal Fatigue
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Metal Fatigue

by Frost, N. E.; K. J. Marsh, L. P. Pook

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London: Oxford University Press, 1974. Technical study of all aspects of metal fatigue, "intended to be a definitive monograph on fatigue [attempting] to bring together all facets of the fatigue of metals, components, and structures, presenting a unified perspective of the subject." First edition (first printing), hardcover in jacket, as pictured. Light wear to book, stamp of Westland Aircraft Ltd., Yeovil, Surrey inside front cover, with their reference number in ink; jacket shows a few short tears, light creasing, some waterstains - book seems unaffected. Text clean; xii, 499 pages; indexes, appendixes, many figures, equations, & references, a few b/w plates. Westland was a British maker of aircraft, founded in 1915 and active until 2000, specializing in helicopters after World War Two, during which they were mostly engaged in producing Supermarine Spitfires after the Supermarine factory was bombed. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Large Octavo.
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Metal Techniques for Craftsmen: A Basic Manual for Craftsmen on the Methods of Forming and...
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Metal Techniques for Craftsmen: A Basic Manual for Craftsmen on the Methods of Forming and Decorating Metals

by Untracht, Oppi

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1975. Standard and comprehensive manual for metalworkers. Hardcover in jacket, as pictured. Light wear to book, spine dished & creased; jacket shows light rubbing, some edgewear with tiny tears, light creases, small chips; minor nicks to page edges. Text clean; xiv, 509 pages; index, bibliography, glossary, no doubt outdated list of suppliers, charts & tables, many illustrations & photos. A surcharge for international shipping of this oversize book will be required; please inquire for an accurate quote.. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 7½" by 10½".
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Metallurgical Dictionary. English - German, German - English. (Metallurgisches Worterbuch)

by Wanderer, Jochen A

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Heere: Wanderer Verlag (1989), 1989 Paperback, 606 pgs. Dictionary of terms used in the metallurgical industries - minerals, chemical compounds, alloys, and other materials and methods. In 2 parts: English terms translated into German, and German terms translated into English. Self-published by the author.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. As New/No Jacket. Octavo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Moving the Earth
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Moving the Earth

by Burton, Charles Pierce

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1936. Juvenile fiction about the construction industry, including mining, dams, levees, railroads, smelting, et cetera. Hardcover, full rust cloth, ivory titling. Light wear to book, small scratch/stain on back; no jacket, some foxing inside, mostly to the plates and adjacent pages; page edges foxed. Text clean; viii, 255 pages, b/w photo plates and figures.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Octavo.
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Patek Philippe Geneve: Motres-bracelets -- Armbanduhren -- Orologi da polso -- Wristwatches
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Patek Philippe Geneve: Motres-bracelets -- Armbanduhren -- Orologi da polso -- Wristwatches

by Huber, Martin & Alan Banbery with Gisbert L. Brunner

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Geneva: Patek Philippe, 1998. History and account of the fabled Swiss watchmaker's wristwatches, with many photos, specifications. 2002 printing of the 1998 second edition, considerably enlarged, with about 100 pages more than the more common 1988 version. Text in French, German, Italian, & English. Hardcover in jacket, as pictured. Light wear to book, near fine; jacket spine faded else very good. Text clean, no names or marks; 363 pages; color & b/w illustrations & photos.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by David M. Penney. Quarto.
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Patek Philippe: Voyage to the End of Time
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Patek Philippe: Voyage to the End of Time

by Downing, Alan

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Geneva: Patek Philippe, 1989. Published to commemorate the famed watchmaker's 150th year, and construction of the Calibre 89 complicated watch, at the time the most complicted portable mechanical timepiece ever built. Includes a history of complicated watches in general, the company, and the design & building process of the Calibre 89, along with instructions for its operation and use, which will be invaluable to you should you acquire one of the four built. Hardcover in jacket, as pictured. Light wear, near fine, light bumping to corners. Text clean, no names or marks; 131, [4] pages; color & b/w illustration, chart comparing five complicated watches, Calibre 89 specifications. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by René Bittel. Quarto.
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