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Documents and Plans Submitted By the Water Committee to the Common Council of the City of Brookyn for the Year 1854

by Water Committee of the City of Brooklyn

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Published
1854
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Fair
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First Edition
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Brooklyn, NY: Water Committee of the City of Brooklyn, 1854. 145 pp, 27 plates. Cloth rear board, front board and front free endpaper missing, spine retaped, title page is half deteriorated (facsimile replacement attached), dampstaining to first few pages of text, contents mildly age-toned, all plates are sound. This document includers the historic detailed proposal for the… Read more
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U.S. Geological Survey Bulletins - Alaska - 6 Books

by Various

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Very Good
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$50.00

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Washington: United States Government Printing Office Six United States Geological Survey Bulletins all dealing with Alaska 1) Photo Interpretation of the Terrain along the Southern Part of the Alaska Highway-1950, 2) Geology of the Mount Katmai Area Alaska - 1959, 3) Geology of the Anthracite Ridge Coal District Alaska - 1936, 4) Core Drilling for Coal in the Moose… Read more
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Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1855. Arts and Manufactures (2 VOLUMES)

by Mason, Charles (Commissioner of Patents)

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Published
1856
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Very Good
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$45.00

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Washington: Cornelius Wendell, Printer, 1856. 784, 380pp. Black blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine lettering. Both volumes show almost no wear, tiny bit of insecting to hinges of Volume 2, endpapers foxed, portions of contents tanned and lightly foxed, binding is tight, gilt on spines is very bright. Both volumes are in a well-preserved state. Half of… Read more
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Installation des Pendules a l'observatoire Royal de Belgique

by Delporte, E.

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Published
1906
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Very Good
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$150.00

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Bruxelles: J. Geomaere, 1906. 54pp + 4 plates. Printed wraps. Cover partially faded, contents are clean, lacking rear wrap but plain paper wrap covers book. Text is in French. Discussion of the installation of the clock at the Royal Observatory in 1906, supervised by Dr. Sigmund Riefler. There is an illegible inscription on the upper… Read more
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Abriß Der Getriebelehre Mit Besonderer Anwendung Uaf Die Uhrmacherei Und Feinmechanik.

by Dietzschold, C.

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Published
1905
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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Krems A. Donau: C. Dietzscholds, 1905. 219pp. Blue flexible boards. Text in German. Covers scuffed and rubbed, text is clean and binding is tight, owner's bookplate and name on front endpapers. This is the original 1905 publication, NOT a recent reprint.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Hartford: Cooke & Hale, 1818. viii, 88pp +4 folding plates. Full leather. Leather has been worn away along the edge of cover and spine, label mostly missing. Cover and binding are otherwise fairly sound. Text and plates are foxed, binding is tight and text block is solid, owner's name and date (1826) on front free… Read more
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image of The Farmer's Treasure; A Practical Treatise on the Nature and Value of Manures, Founded from Experiments on Various Crops W ith a Brief Account of All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry;  bound with   Productive Farming

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New York and Philadelphia: D. Appleton & Co. and Geo. S. Appleton, 1844. 153,138 + catalogue of books. Brown embossed boards,gilt spine lettering, 2 separate titles bound in one volume. Corners worn, light spotting to covers, some insecting and chipping to hinges, but hinges are holding tightly and binding is sound, contents are variably foxed. The publication… Read more
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$65.00
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Menlo Park- Edison Institute

by Edison Institute

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Published
1933
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Very Good
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$20.00

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Dearborn, Michigan: Edison Institute, 1933. 12pp +4pp addenda. Stapled brochure printed in blue. Very ight soil to cover, contents very clean. Description of the Edison Laboratory with photos of Edison at work and photos of some of his inventions. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Albany: Department of State Engineer and Surveyor 75p + approx. 35p orders and instructions. No date, approximately 1910. Flexible cloth cover, gilt lettered. Covers clean, contents age-toned, owner's name on front free endpaper. Laws, specifications and instructions for canal improvement. 7 foldout diagrams and drawings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾"… Read more
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Instruction Manual Operation and Maintenance Parts and Price List, Vol VI, Gray Marine Diesels Model 64-TL1

by Gray Marine Motor Company

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Published
1942
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Good
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$18.00

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Detroit, Michigan: Gray Marine Motor Company, 1942. 209pp. Heavy card wrappers. Covers lightly soiled, rear cover stained and some stain penetratiing upper inner margin of some pages, not affecting text, "#3" written in pencill on front cover, binding is tight. Built for Bureau of Ships, United States Navy.. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾"… Read more
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The Engineering Magazine, August 1898 (Vol XV, No. 5)

by Dunlap, John R. (Editor)

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Published
1898
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Poor
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$12.00

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New York: The Engineering Magazine, 1898. 26,711-888,27-74pp. Tan wrapper. Front cover soiled, torn, insected, contents insect bored affecting some text to about 30 pages, text and ads are otherwise mostly clean. An early edition of this extinct publication. Includes an article on the commercial merits of The Nicaragua Canal.. Soft Cover. Poor. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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New York and London: Babcock & Wilcox, 1906. 131pp. Purple bevelled boards, gilt lettering and decoration. Wear to spine ends, tiny chip to foredge, spine sunned but readable, cracking to front endpapers, text is clean. Contains numerous illustrations and technical data and charts. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Underwriters' Requirements for Safe Electric Installations , Parts I and II (2 Volumes)

by Pierce, Dana

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Published
1923
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Very Good
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$30.00

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Chicago: American School, 1923. 1-100, 101-182pp. Red cloth. Both volumes are in clean and sound condition. contents appear unread. Instructions on safe electrical installation.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Floods in Ohio Magnitude and Frequency

by Cross. William P.

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Published
1946
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Good
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$15.00

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Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Water Resources Board, 1946. 154pp. Stapled pictorial wraps. Light soil to cover, small corner stain to rear cover and endpaper, staple rust, owner's name in corner of front cover. Written in cooperation with the Water Resources Branch of the U.S. Geological Survey to provide information regarding flooding for designing engineers, public officials and the… Read more
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Country Plumbing; Pumps-Wells-Septic Tanks

by Starbuck, C.W.

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Published
1955
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Very Good
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$9.00

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Bridgeport, Conn.: Starbuck Publishing Co, 1955. 126pp. Stiff buff pictorial cover. Cover and contents are clean and sound. Vintage practical plumbing for rural residences with illustrations and diagrams throughout.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Cams and the Principles of Their Construction

by Jepson, George

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Published
1905
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1905. 59pp. Blue boards, blind-stamp design to front cover, gilt lettering, 2 fold-out diagrams plus other diagrams, errata slip bound-in at rear. Corners have the slightest of rubbing, contents are age-toned but otherwise clean and binding is tight and sound.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Circular of Information of The International Correspondence Schools ; A System of Home Study in Steam Engineering.

by (Foster, T.J., Manager)

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Published
1897
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Very Good
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$9.00

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Scranton, PA: The Colliery Engineer Co., 1897. 88pp. Stapled printed wraps. Very light wear to spine ends. Exterior and interior are unusually clean. Descriptions of courses and instruction and directory of instructors. 2 fold-out plates and other in text illustrations. Anearly publication, NOT a reprint.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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image of The Art of Pattern-Making.  A Comprehensive Treatise.  Numerous  Examples of All  Kinds of Pattern Work for Green-sand, Dry-sand, and Loam Moulding.  Pattern Work for Marine Engines and Screw Propellors.  Also Useful Information  and Rules ......

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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1903. vi+264+16pages of catalogue of publications. FIRST EDITION. Brown blind-stamped boards, gilt lettering to spine. Light wear to extremities and a bit of spotting mostly lower edges. Contents are age-toned but are otherwise clean and unmarked and binding is sound. Methods for modeling of objects to be cast of… Read more
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Building Superintendence, Parts I, III, and IV (3 Volumes)

by Nichols, Edward, Belden, Edgar S.,Post, Chester L.

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Published
1916
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Very Good
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$25.00

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Chicago: American School of Correspondence, 1916. Three volumes: Part I (1916), Part III (1926), Part IV (1916). 340pp. approx. Red hardcovers with slight rubbing to corners, contents are clean. Concise instructions on building superintendence including frame constrruction, concrete construction, plumbing and heating, inspection and legal considerations plus examination papers. ----- 3 volumes------. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Engineering Kinematics

by Smith, William Griswold

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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$9.00

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1923. 282pp. Blue cloth over boards, gilt spine lettering. Spine sunned, tiny hole to front joint, mild staining to cover. Pages age-toned, one inch tear to edge of page 175, but contents are quite clean. Binding is sound.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over… Read more
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