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Story of a Challenge: The Aiguille Du Midi Cablecar
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Story of a Challenge: The Aiguille Du Midi Cablecar

By Cuillemot, Christopher

STMB/Chene, 1987. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Illustrated. Preface by Roger Frison-Roche. From its height of 3,777m, the Aiguille du Midi and its laid-out terraces offer a 360

$25.00

Electronics Basics
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Electronics Basics

By Laron, Carl

Simon and Schuster Children's Publishing, 1984. Hardcover. Good. Unmarked text. White label on back cover. Illustrated. Glossary. Index. 48p.

$12.00

Steel Sheet Piling Handbook: Reference Data on Shapes, Materials, Performance and Applications
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Steel Sheet Piling Handbook: Reference Data on Shapes, Materials, Performance and Applications

By United States Steel

United States Steel, 1979. Paperback. Acceptable. Unmarked text. Significant rubbing on cover. This book is a planning guide and general reference source. Within each piling type, the available shapes are described and delineated in full detail. Installation and application practices are discussed extensively and pertinent data for common piling situations are presented in appropriate detail. Illustrated throughout. Glossary of common piling terms. Metric Conversion factors. Topics include welding, corrosion, estimating, anchorages, and more. 102p. Measures 8.5x11 inches.

$16.00

Terrain Flying (AC 91-15) (Revised 1967)
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Terrain Flying (AC 91-15) (Revised 1967)

By Federal Aviation Administration

Department of Transportation, 1967. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Flower sticker on cover. Illustrated. Pocket-size tool for the average private pilot with a composite picture of the observations, opinions, warnings and advice from veteran pilots. Includes the Appalachians, the Midwest, Desert Regions, Alaska, Mexico, and more. 104p. Measures 7.25x7.75 inches.

$16.00

Evaluating Technology for New Farming Systems: Case Studies from Philippine Rice Farms
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Evaluating Technology for New Farming Systems: Case Studies from Philippine Rice Farms

By Barlow, C.; Jayasuriya, S.; Price, E. C

International Rice Research Institute, 1983. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Previous owner's name on front end page. 110p. Index. References. Sites: Otoand Tigbauan, Iloilo. Topics include socioeconomic environment, historical technologies, labor, basic resources, and more.

$25.00

The Well-Equipped Kitchen
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The Well-Equipped Kitchen

By Pollard, Nancy Purves

Time-Life Books, 1978. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked text with a few bumps on the cover. Booklet with contemporaneous illustrations. Chapters on tools, cookware, odds and ends. Index. 48p. Measures 8x9 inches.

$12.00

Technology and Culture: Current Bibliography in the History of Technology 1998 (October 2000, Volume 41, Supplement)
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Technology and Culture: Current Bibliography in the History of Technology 1998 (October 2000, Volume 41, Supplement)

By Lowood, Henry (Compiler)

Society for the History of Technology, 2000. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Bibliography, Author index, Subject index. 202p. Compiled by Henry Lowood for the International Quarterly of the Society for the History of Technology.

$16.00

The Case for Francis Purdew, or, Granfurdeus Disputatus
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The Case for Francis Purdew, or, Granfurdeus Disputatus

By Wing, Donald and Anne

David Stanley Auctions, 1998. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Good. Unmarked. 28p. Black and white illustrations. Notes. Study on British and American plane makers. Francis Purdew was an 18th century plane maker. Some rubbing on cover.

$25.00

Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents
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Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents

By Ullman, Ellen

City Lights Books, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. 189p. A candid account of the life of a software engineer who runs her own computer consulting business. Immersed in the abstract world of information, algorithms, and networks, she would like to give in to the seductions of the programmer's world, where "weird logic dreamers" like herself live "close to the machine." Still, she is keenly aware that body and soul are not mechanical.

$12.00

The Great Western Railway Museum Swindon
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The Great Western Railway Museum Swindon

By Rolt, L T. C

British Railways, 1974. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Extensively illustrated. 32p. Measures 5.5x8.5 inches. The Great Western Railway opened in 1962. It was replaced by the Swindon Steam Railway Museum at the site of the old railway works in Swindon, England.

$12.00

Technology and Culture (January 1998, Volume 39, Number 1)
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Technology and Culture (January 1998, Volume 39, Number 1)

By Society for the History of Technology

Johns Hopkins Press, 1998. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Illustrated. Includes "Data Processing and Technological Change: The Post Office Savings Bank 1861-1930" by Martin Campbell-Kelly, Mechanical Arts in Diderot's Encyclopedie by John R. Pannabecker, winecrafts and chemistry in 18th century France by JB Gough, and more. Reviews. 185p.

$12.00

A Primer:  Miniature Metal Tubing and Specialized Tubular Parts
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A Primer: Miniature Metal Tubing and Specialized Tubular Parts

By Mainwaring, A Bruce; Hattersley, Gordon B

Uniform Tubes, Inc. (UTI), nd. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. Published with three-hole punched to aid in adding the booklet to a binder. The purpose of this primer is to present a clear picture of small diameter metal tubing from the time it arrives at a redraw mill to its finished production as a tube, a part or an assembly. 29p. Measures 8.5x11 inches.

$15.00

The Norton History of Technology (Norton History of Science)
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The Norton History of Technology (Norton History of Science)

By Cardwell, Donald

W W Norton & Co Inc, 1995. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated. 565pp. Index. Notes. Bibliography. Ranging from prehistory to the present. This book talks about the tools humanity has devised to transform its place in the world. Includes stone implements, the wheel, and the first geared machines to the transistor and the super-computer.

$12.00

The Object Advantage : Business Process Reengineering With Object Technology (Addison-Wesley Object Technology Series)
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The Object Advantage : Business Process Reengineering With Object Technology (Addison-Wesley Object Technology Series)

By Jacobson, Ivar; Ericsson, Maria; Jacobson, Agneta

Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1994. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Illustrated. Index. Glossary. 368p. From the author of the bestselling Object-Oriented Software Engineering, this is the first book to combine object-oriented technology and business process engineering. Jacobson demonstrates how object technology can be used in the BPR model, how the requirements of a new software system can be captured as a result of business engineering, and much more.

$12.00

Sleepers, Wake
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Sleepers, Wake

By Jones, Mari C.; Jones, and Barry O

Oxford University Press, 1985. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Illustrated. Drawing on an eclectic range of sources, the book provides a provocative analysis of work and technology at the end of the twentieth century and suggests a political program for getting the best, not the worst, out of our current technological revolution. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 284p.

$12.00

Scientific American Special Issue on The Origins of Technology
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Scientific American Special Issue on The Origins of Technology

By Rennie, John

Scientific American, Inc, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Well illustrated. 120p. Collection of articles. Contributors include: An Earlier Agricultural Revolution ( by Wilhelm G. Solheim II), Ancient Glazes (by Pamela B. Vandiver), Non-Euclidean Geometry Before Euclid (by Imre Toth) and An Ancient Greek Computer (by Derek J. de Solla Price).

$12.00

Technology and Culture (July 2000, Volume 41, Number 3)
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Technology and Culture (July 2000, Volume 41, Number 3)

By Staudenmaier, John M. (editor)

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Includes "Opening Black's Box: Rethinking Feedback's Myth of Origin" by David A. Mindell, "National Science in the Nation's Heartland: The Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University, 1942-1965" by Joanne Abel Goldman, "A Network of Tinkerers: The Advent of the Radio and Television Receiver Industry in Japan" by Yuzo Takahashi, "Women Walking Through Plans: Technology, Democracy and Gender Identity" by Wiebe E. Bijker and Karin Bijsterveld. Museum Reviews. "The Historian in the Rose Garden?" by Kenneth Lipartito and more. Illustrated. pp405-640. The International Quarterly of the Society for the History of Technology

$12.00

Technology and Culture (April 2003, Vol 44, No. 2)
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Technology and Culture (April 2003, Vol 44, No. 2)

By Staudenmaier, John M. (editor)

Society for the History of Technology/Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. Articles include "Plantation Factories: Science and Technology in Late-Eighteenth Century Cuba" by Maria M. Portuondo, the rise and demise of the outside fire escape by Sara E. Wermiel, Randall Patnode on the radio and the press in the 1920s, Thomas C. Lassman on Edward Dondon at Westinghouse, James Frederick Edwards on Building the Great Pyramid and more. Reviews. Advertisements.

$12.00

Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972)
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Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972)

By Sideman, Samuel and Amir Landesberg (editors)

New York Academy of Sciences, 2002. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Result of the International Symposium on Visualization and Imaging in transport Phenomena held May 5-10, 2002 in Antalya, Turkey and organized by the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer and the Visualization Society of Japan. Illustrated. 344p. References. The papers in this volume examine: object recognition and feature extraction; shape analysis, 3D reconstruction and restoration; pattern recognition; digital imaging processing; neural networks; molecular and cellular motion and transport; tissue and organ characterization; tomography, surface potential and signal analysis.

$16.00

General Class Radio Amateur FCC Test Manual (Order #12-01)
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General Class Radio Amateur FCC Test Manual (Order #12-01)

By Schwartz, Martin

Ameco Pub. Corp, 1990. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. This General Class FCC Test Manual is part of a series of books published by the Ameco Corporation for the purpose of preparing individuals for the Federal Communications Commission"s Amateur Radio Operator"s examinations. 122p.

$12.00

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