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The American Machine Tool Industry (Machine Tool, Its History, Growth & Decline, A Personal Perspective by Albert B. Albrecht) (EARM-OTH-240-CCS-CG)

By Albrecht, Albert B.

Richmond, IN: BookFactory, 2010. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo. 286 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in blue cloth and with a blue and grey dust jacket. The bottom corner of the dust jacket's front panel has a 2 inch by 2 1/4 inch section cut out. The book itself shows light wear. There is a brief tear at the top edge of the front flyleaf (a blank). The rear flyleaves have a typed letter from the author and part of an invoice for the book which are both taped onto the endpapers. A sound copy with clean text. Illustrated.

$45.00

Elements of Topographic Drawing

By Sloane, Roscoe C.; Montz, John M.

New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Co, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. Oblong 8vo. 188 pages, indexed. Hardcover in brown cloth. Binding has light wear. A couple of names on front pastedown. Name stamped on rear flyleaf. Some pages have pencilled notations. Light toning at edges.

$10.00

A Practical Guide to Embossing and Diestamping

By Anon

Chicago: The Inland Printer Company, 1908. Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 77 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth binding. Binding has soiling and satins and sows heavy wear. Spine is foxed with bumping at headcap. Markings on front flyleaf and front pastedown. Patterned endpapers. Smudging on some pages. Includes two examples of steel die embossing.

$15.00

North Carolina Roads and Their Builders

By Waynick, Capus

Raleigh, NC: Superior Stone Company, 1952. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. 308 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in tan cloth with gilt design on the front cover. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. The spine is a bit tanned. Map endpapers. The front flyleaf and half title aer foxed. Signed by a prior owner on the front pastedown and on the front flyleaf. The text is generally clean. Illustrated with numerous photos and three large folding maps. Volume I only.

$20.00

Chemistry and Chemical Technology in Ancient Mesopotamia

By Levey, Martin

Amsterdam, London, New York, and Princeton: Elsevier Publishing Company, 1959. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 242 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a burnt sienna dust jacket, now in mylar. The jacket shows rubbing and wear with some edge tears and chips, especially along the top edge of the front and rear panels. Map endpapers. The endpapers are a little foxed, and the text is slightly toned. There are a couple of publisher's brochures or order forms laid in loosely. Otherwise the book is sound and clean within.

$85.00

A History of Scientific Ideas

By Singer, Charles

New York: Barnes & Noble Inc, 1990. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. 525 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a blue and yellow dust jacket. Light to moderate wear to the jacket. Book is sound and clean. Reprint of the 1959 ediiton.

$6.20

Gold Mining in North Carolina: A Bicentennial History
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Gold Mining in North Carolina: A Bicentennial History

By Knapp, Richard F.; [and] Brent D. Glass

Raleigh: North Carolina Office of Archives and History, 1999. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 192 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in black and grey wrappers. Minimal wear to the binding. The half title has a prior owner's signature and embossed blind stamp. Text is sound and clean.

$6.00

Oxides and Oxide Films (The Anodic Behavior of Metals and Semiconductors Series)
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Oxides and Oxide Films (The Anodic Behavior of Metals and Semiconductors Series)

By Diggle, John W.

New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1972. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 537 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in light grey cloth. Light wear to the binding; the corners are a little bumped. A sound copy with clean text. Volume I only, of the series.

$13.50

The Complete Dictionary of Wood
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The Complete Dictionary of Wood

By Corkhill, Thomas

New York: Stein and Day, 1979. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. (656) pages. Hardcover with a brown dust jacket. Moderate rubbing and wear to the jacket. Headcap of the jacket spine is chipped and has a tape repair. Book is sound and clean within.

$9.00

The Truth About Henry Ford

By Bushnell, Sarah T.

Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1922. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 222 pages. Hardcover bound in burnt sienna cloth. Moderate rubbing to the binding. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Inscribed on the front pastedown by S. F. Mordecai and dated (18)94. Samuel F. Mordecai was the first dean of the Law School at Trinity College (now Duke University) in Durham, North Carolina. Illustrated with several photographs.

$35.00

The Encyclopedia of Geochemistry and Environmental Sciences

By Fairbridge, Rhodes W.

New York, Cincinnati, Toronto, London, Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to. 1321 pages, indexed. Hardcover in blue and yellow dust jacket. DJ has some wrinkling on both boards and spine. The DJ is quite rubbed and has some scuffing. Text is clean.

$15.00

Contamination of Ground Water: Prevention, Assessment, Restoration (Pollution Technology Review No. 184)

By Barcelona, Michael; Wehrmann, Allen; F. Keely, Joseph ; A. Pettyjohn, Wayne

Park Ridge, NJ: Noyes Data Corporation, 1991. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. 213, (2), pages, Hardcover with green textured cloth boards. Title in black and gilt on front cover and spine. Binding is lightly rubbed. Text is clean and sound.

$10.00

A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry. (Two Volume Set; Vols. 1 & 2)

By Day, David T.

New York and London: John Wiley & Sons / Chapman & Hall, Limited, 1922. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. Octavos. 964; 1006 pages. Bound in flexible brown cloth. Light to moderate wear to the bindings. A little bit of rubbing to the outer hinges, but overall a sound set with secure hinges and clean text. Illustrated with drawings, charts, and a few photos.

$75.00

Tools of Their Trades: An Oral History of Men at Work c. 1900

By Evans, George Ewart

New York: Taplinger Pub. Co, 1971. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. David Gentleman. 12mo. 296 pages. Hardcover with a white and tan dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. The book is sound and clena.

$8.00

The Golden Web: A History of Broadcasting in the United States. Volume II: 1933 to 1953

By Barnouw, Erik

New York: Oxford University Press, 1968. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 391 pages, indexed. Hardcover in black cloth. No dust jacket. Binding is moderately rubbed. The outside edges of text block are foxed. Prior owner's signature on the front pastedown; the text is clean.

$15.00

Looking Ahead, The Papers of David Sarnoff

By Sarnoff, David

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Royal octavo. 313 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a blue and red dust jacket. Moderate rubbing and wear to the jacket. The book is clean within.

$10.00

Two-Way Mobile Radio Maintenance

By Darr, Jack

Indianapolis and New York: Howard W Sams and Co / The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1961. Soft cover. Fair. 12mo. 255 pages, indexed. Softcover EX-LIBRARY book with full markings. Binding is orange, black, and white wrappers. Binding has marks on front cover, as well as moderate rubbing. Small edge-wear and tears on front cover. Library stamp marks on title page and throughout book. Text is lightly toned, has some smudges.

$10.00

The Earliest Wheeled Transport: from the Atlantic Coast to the Caspian Sea

By Piggott, Stuart

Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1983. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to. 272 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a burgundy dust jacket, now in mylar. Moderate wear to the jacket. A sound copy and clean within. Illustrated.

$11.50

Crystals, Electrons, Transistors (AIP Translation Series).  From Scholar's Study to Industrial Research
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Crystals, Electrons, Transistors (AIP Translation Series). From Scholar's Study to Industrial Research

By Michael Eckert; Helmut Schubert; (Translated by Thomas Hughes)

New York: American Institute of Physics, 1990. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 241 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a yellow and grey dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. Prior owner's name written in ink and with a brief personal pencil note on the front flyleaf. Otherwise sound and clean within.

$8.00

Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers

By Bedini, Silvio A.

Washington: Museum of History and Technology Smithsonian Institution, 1964. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Fair. 8vo. 184 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in tan wrappers. The binding is rubbed and worn. An ex-library copy with large discard ink stamps on the title page and "Discard" handwritten across the frontis and the title page. The text itself is clean.

$6.00

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