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Providence, R.I.: Nicholson File Co, 1942. Paperback. Very Good. 47, [1] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Stapled green cover printed in black. Includes illustrations of many types of files and terminology. The Nicholson File Company was founded by William Thomas Nicholson (1834-1893) in 1864. In 1972, it merged with Cooper Industries. This is the… Read more
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Shifting Gears: Technology, Literature, Culture in Modernist America

by Tichi, Cecelia

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1987
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9780807817155
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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good +. xvi, [2], 310 p.: illustrations; 26 cm. Grey cloth with black spine title. A "richly illustrated exploration of the American era of gear-and-girder technology. From the 1890s to the 1920s machines and structures shaped by this technology emerged in many forms, from… Read more
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Methoden der Chemische en Microscopische Diagnostiek

by Steensma, Frederik Alardus

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Published
1924
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Very Good
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Amsterdam: Scheltema & Holkema's Boekhandel, 1924. Hardcover. Very Good. Vierde vermeerderde en verbeterde Druk. vi, [2], 287, [17] p.: illustrations (3 in color); 23 cm. Dark green cloth with gilt-stamped spine and cover titles. Dark green endpapers. Former owner's name stamped on front free endpaper and half title page: K. R. Kuipers. Written over… Read more
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Mechanical Drafting Handbook: Standards, Convention, and Methods

by Kepler, Frank R.

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Published
1928
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Milwaukee, WI: Bruce Publishing Co, 1928. Paperback. Very Good. 127 p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Brown cloth spine and brown card cover printed in black. Former owner's name in black on front cover: N. Mershon. Former owner's name on half title page: John H. Tammeny Jr. In Very Good Condition: corners creased; former owner's name… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1039, Nov. 30, 1895 [electricity works of the Great Northern Railway Co.]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good +. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16600-16614 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Front illustration is of breaking in warrigals (wild horses) in Queensland. Contains illustrated articles about protection and dispersion in plants by John R. Jackson; the Rebello keyless watch; the electricity works of the Great Northern Railway Co.… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1041, Dec. 14, 1895 [railway signaling]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good +. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16632-16646 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Contains illustrated articles about the adjutant bird; adhesive organs in animals by R. Lydekker; gold milling in California by Ed. B. Preston; and railway signaling by W. McC. Grafton. Also, Geological History of Lake George by G.… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1043, Dec. 28, 1895 [the war in Cuba]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16664-16676, [2] p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Contains illustrated articles about the fleets in the Levant; the Queen Anne's Railroad; a continuation of railway signaling by W. McC. Grafton; the silver and brass sign industry; developing tables; elevated electric transportation; and a continuation of gold… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1040, Dec. 7, 1895 [the Jackson-Harmsworth polar expedition]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16616-16630 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Contains illustrated articles about Emperor Frederick's monument at Worth; ball bearings and rubber tires for carriages; the coinage of Rome by G. F. Hill; and the Jackson-Harmsworth polar expedition. Also, The Nitrogen of the Air as a Plant… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1023, Aug. 10, 1895 [the Paris-Bordeaux-Paris race]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good +. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16344-16358 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Contains illustrated articles about the Paris-Bordeaux-Paris race of automobile carriages held in June 1895; the triple expansion Corliss engine built on the Frikart system; Syer's apparatus for raising sunken ships; the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad tunnel at Baltimore;… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1036, Nov. 9, 1895 [Rivoire's apparatus for registering music]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good +. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16552-16566 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Contains illustrated articles about Rivoire's apparatus for registering music; a dry insulator for the detection of leakages of gas; the panoramic photo-field glass; the La Burt conduit railway; the Canadian ship canal and St. Mary's Falls canal; an… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1019, July 13, 1895 [Intercontinental Railway Commission]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16280-16294 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Features an illustrated article about military gymnastics. Also contains an article on the activities of the Intercontinental Railway Commission by E. Z. Steever; an illustrated abstract of a paper on a pipeline submerged under the Willamette River at… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1022, Aug. 3, 1895 [the East River Gas Tunnel]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Near Fine -. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16328-16342 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. The front illustration is of Lima, Peru. Includes: Notes on the Construction of the East River Gas Tunnel by Walton I. Aims, with illustrations; an article about the Paris Exposition of 1900 with a bird's eye view… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1024, Aug. 17, 1895 [the Daimler gas and petroleum motor]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Near Fine -. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16360-16374 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Contains illustrated articles about the bursting of the dam at the Bousey Reservoir in France; the Daimler gas and petroleum motor; the use of pigeons to send messages from ships at sea; the manufacture of tight white pine… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1021, July 27, 1895 [the North Sea and Baltic canal]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good +. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16312-16326 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Features an illustrated article about the opening of the North Sea and Baltic canal; a continuation of an article on the tin plate industry in the United States; several articles on photography; an illustrated article about Count von… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1033, Oct.19, 1895 [the New York Clearing House]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good +. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16504-16518 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. The front illustration is of the Emperor William Church in Berlin, Germany. Also contains illustrated articles about the New York Clearing House; the Volga Ferry steamer; the mother of pearl industry; the Tussah silk industry; trout farms… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1030, Sept. 28, 1895 [the North Sea Canal excavator]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Near Fine. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16456-16470 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Contains illustrated articles about the French battleship Bouvines; the North Sea Canal excavator; and Junkers' gas calorimeter. Also, Agricultural Chemistry by H. W. Wiley, and Tramps as Human beings by Morrison I. Swift. Scarce. In Near… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1020, July 20, 1895 [the Baltic and North Sea canal]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16296-16310 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Features an illustrated article about the opening of the Baltic and North Sea canal; a continuation of an illustrated abstract of a paper on a pipeline submerged under the Willamette River at Portland, Oregon; a continuation of an article… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1037, Nov. 16, 1895 [the Barrows electric tricycle]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Near Fine. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16568-16582 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Front illustration is the Queen of Madagascar. Contains illustrated articles about Alpha, the educated horse; the Barrows electric tricycle; a hydraulic steam lifeboat; and a sea water distiller. Also, The Human Races of Madagascar by E. T.… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1035, Nov. 2, 1895 [the photosphere camera]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Near Fine. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16536-16550 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Contains illustrated articles about the by-products of slaughter houses; Arndt's patent econometer; a continuation of public hydraulic power supply by Edward B. Ellington; the electric plow in Germany; the photosphere camera; and the refuge tunnels of Naours, France. … Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1031, Oct. 5, 1895 [Glasgow District subway]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Near Fine. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16472-16486 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Front illustration is of tigers on the East Indian Railway, drawn by John Charlton from a sketch by L. Trelyven Creole. Contains illustrated articles about the Glasgow District subway; the action of an electric current on aluminum wire;… Read more
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