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Corkscrews of the Eighteenth Century: Artistry in Iron and Steel

By Giulian, Bertrand B.

WhiteSpace Publishing, 1995. 236 pp. First edition. A comprehensive work on early iron and steel corkscrews, with many examples in black and white and color. Includes several appendices Small store sticker on ffep, else Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Oversize: For international customers, there may be an adjustment in shipping; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

$40.00

The Legend of Stanley: 150 Years of the Stanley Works
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The Legend of Stanley: 150 Years of the Stanley Works

By Rodengen, Jeffrey L.

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida: Write Stuff Syndicate, 1996. xii, 191 pp. The history and growth of The Stanley Works, a muli-billion dollar global organisation which was started by Frederick T. Stanley as a bolt manufacturing business in 1843. Includes 6 page section on collecting Stanley tools. Black and white and full-color photos throughout. VG in VG dust jacket. With: The Stanley Works Annual Reports for 1980,1981 and 1982. Each has a color cover, and color photos inside of Stanley tools, scenes inside manufacturing plants, etc. Oversize: overseas and Canadian customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the books will ship at cost.. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good.

$35.00

Basic Graphics and Cartography

By Westfall, Claude Z.

Orono, Maine: University of Maine, 1984. v, 422 pp. Written for those who would like to learn the basics of graphic presentation and cartography. Includes many drawings and tables. Also inserted between the pages of this book is a 1987 Science and Technology article from Business Week magazine about digital cartography, very new at the time. VG+. First Edition. Soft Cover.

$35.00

How to Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop, The Machine Speaks
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How to Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop, The Machine Speaks

By Tompkins, Dave

Brooklyn, N.Y.: Melville House, 2010. The vocoder was invented by Bell Labs in 1928. It once guarded phones from eavesdroppers during World War II. It later was repurposed as a voice-altering tool for musicians. and became an important technology for popular music. Tompkins traces the history of electronic voices from Nazi research labs to Stalin's gulags, from the 1939 World's Fair to Hiroshima, from artificial larynges to Auto-Tune. Very Good/Fine. From the library of Magnus Johnstone, artist and disc jockey. His Lecco’s Lemma show Boston radio’s first all-rap program, launched the careers of hip-hop legends such as Guru and Ed OG, as well as legions of lesser-knowns. With Inscription: "Magnus: Don't worry. I will be watching over the Lemmus...always...Lecco" . First Edition. Hardcover.

$75.00

Commercial Oil-Field Diving

By Zinkowski, Nicholas B.

Cambridge, Maryland: Cornell Maritime Press, 1971. xii, 372 pp. Gray-blue cloth, spine title gilt, with original dust jacket. A manual for working divers and trainees. Includes numerous black and white photos, illustrations, and tables. GVG, a tight, solid copy. In a Fair to Good dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard Cover. GVG/Good-.

$35.00

The Space Transportation Systems Reference

By Coggon, Christopher, Ed.

Toronto, Ontario: Apogee, 1984. Blue boards with white and gold space shuttle embossed on cover. Signed "Best Wishes! Christopher Coggon". Numerous diagrams including 8 fold-out , many photographs, color plates and cockpit maps. This is a detailed reference & design book for NASA's Space Shuttle. One corner bumped, otherwise fine.. Signed. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$100.00

Early Texas Oil: A Photographic History, 1866-1936

By Rundell, Jr., Walter

Texas: Texas A & M University Press, 1977. 260 pp. grey-black cloth. Number one in the series The Montague History of Oil. A vivid social history of the early Texas oil industry and its tremendous impact on Texas and its people. With 328 black and white photographs. With index. Fine in VG+ dust jacket. Oversize: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the books will ship at cost. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+.

$25.00

Applied Math for Water Plant Operators

By Price, Joanne K.

Lancaster, PA.: Technomic Publishing Co., 1991. xiv, 446 pp. With illustrated calculations throughout the book. Near Fine.. Second Edition. Hard Cover.

$50.00

Electrochemical Kinetics and the Fuel Cell. Report No. 65-RL-3906C

By H.A. Liebhafsky and E.J. Cairns

Schenectady: General Electric Research Information Section, 1965. [iv], 44, [2] pp, with references. Stapled gray paper wrappers. . Paper Wrappers. Very Good+. 8-1/2 "x 11".

$20.00

Magnetic Properties of Intermetallic Compounds. Report No. 64-RL-3740M

By J. S. Kouvel

Schenectady: General Electric Research Information Section, 1964. [iv], 62, [2] pp. Stapled, gray paper wrappers. Lightly soiled. . Paper Wrappers. Very Good. 8-1/2 "x 11".

$20.00

Electron Microscopy. Report No. 64-RL-3844M

By V.A. Phillips

Schenectady: General Electric Research Information Section, 1964. [ii], 40, [2] pp, references. Stapled, gray paper wrappers. Illustrated, b&w photos. Lightly soiled. . Paper Wrappers. Very Good. 8-1/2 "x 11".

$20.00

Dynamics of Machinery

By Lanza, Gaetano

New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1911. v, 246 pp, with appendices, index. Brown cloth, spine title gilt, profusely illustrated. A little wear to corners and spine edges. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$25.00

Laser Systems and Applications

By Elion, Herbert A

Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1967. xi, 624 pp. With appendices, bibliography, author index, subject index. Illustrated, 6 inserts in pocket. Maroon cloth, titles gilt. Inked p.o. name on ffep.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$17.50

Theory and Practice of Alternating Currents. General Principles, Circuits, Instruments, Measurements

By A. T. Dover

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1926. xv, 539 pp + 12 pp list of technical books published by Pitman & Sons. Navy cloth, titles gilt, 300 illustrations, 1 folding. Wear to corners, spine edges, previous owner's names, otherwise clean & tight.. Hard Cover. GVG/No Jacket.

$25.00

State of New York Second Annual Report of the Conservation Commission 1912 , Division of Inland Waters

Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Co, 1913. 460 pp. With 18 folding plates, 1 folding table and 46 pages of b & w photographs, of ponds, lakes and rivers. Includes appendices, list of tables and index. Green cloth with titles gilt on spine. Small spot of stain, and lower corners just bumped, else near fine. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+.

$50.00

The Art of Digital Audio Second Edition
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The Art of Digital Audio Second Edition

By Watkinson, John

Oxford: Focal Press, 1994. xiv, 685, [1] pp. Includes index. Chapters illustrated with numerous figures. Neatly but completely highlighted in yellow.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$18.00

The Essentials of Control Theory for Mechanical Engineers

By D. B. Welbourn

New York: American Elsevier Publishing Company, 1963. xi, 199 pp. With index, bibliography, corrigenda tipped in. Green cloth, spine title gilt. A little wear to corners, spine edges, rubbing, po name inked on ffep, otherwise clean & tight. Profusely illustrated with equations, graphs, drawings.. Hard Cover. GVG/No Jacket.

$14.50

Self-tuning Systems: Control and Signal Processing
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Self-tuning Systems: Control and Signal Processing

By Wellstead, P.E. and M.B. Zarrop

Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 1991. xxiv, 580 pp. With glossary, appendices, index. Highlighting (but I only found it on one page of the introduction) otherwise clean & tight, near fine.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$200.00

Environmental Protection: Law and Policy (Law School Casebook Series)
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Environmental Protection: Law and Policy (Law School Casebook Series)

By Anderson, Frederick R; Mandelker, Daniel R. Mandelker; & Tarlock , A. Dan

Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1990. xxxvi, 914 pp. Includes table of cases and index. In the second edition, the original Chapter 8 has been dropped in order to accomodate a new unit on Superfund cases and to integrate land use issues in all chapters. Previous owner's name on front pastedown, and underlining in some chapters.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+.

$35.00

State of New York Third Annual Report of the Conservation Commission 1913, Division of Inland Waters

Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Co, 1914. 444 pp. With 28 folding plates, 6 tables and 22 pages of b & w photographs, of ponds, lakes and rivers. Includes appendices, list of tables and index. Green cloth with titles gilt on spine. Corners bumped else near fine. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+.

$50.00