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Helicopter Performance, Stability, and Control
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Helicopter Performance, Stability, and Control

By Prouty, Raymond W.

USA: Krieger Pub Co. Hardcover. 1575242095 731 pages. Index. "Provides both the student and the practicing helicopter aerodynamicist with the information needed to analyze the performance of an existing helicopter or to participate in the design of a new helicopter." - Preface. Name erased from top of front free endpaper, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 2001. Reprint.

$119.95

The History of the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers, Volume I 1749 - 1939
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The History of the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers, Volume I 1749 - 1939

By Kerry, Colonel A.J.; McDill, Major W.A.

Ottawa: The Military Engineers Association of Canada. Hardcover. B002BDPYKA Please note: we are offering volume I only. xx, [2], 389 pages. Index. Footnotes. Fold-out maps. Black and white photographic plates. Colour map endpapers. Bookplate across from half-title page. Very light wear to unmarked book which bears light soiling to top edge. Light wear to dust jacket preserved in mylar. A quality copy of this very informative reference. COOKE [3e] p.137, DORNBUSCH 196. . Very Good. 1962. First Edition.

$149.95

Practical Treatise On Milling And Milling Machines
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Practical Treatise On Milling And Milling Machines

By Anon

Providence, Rhode Island: Brown & Sharpe. Hardcover. B014L5FNYM 383 pages. A 1947 reprint of the 1939 first edition. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and diagrams. "Offers, in simple, non-technical form, information that may aid the beginner and the more experienced mechanic to a better understanding of the care and use of modern milling machines, and to foster a knowledge of the fundamental principles of sound milling practice." - Preface. Chapters include: Types and Characteristics of Milling Machines; Erection and Care; Operation; Cutters; Attachments; Universal Spiral Index Centers - Indexing - Cutting Spirals; Toolroom Operations; Cam Cutting - Graduating - Gear Cutting; Manufacturing Milling; Fixtures - Production Estimating; Helpful Hints; plus tables. Also includes an interesting seven-page introduction which reviews the history of milling. Short piece of masking tape inside front board. Name atop front free endpaper and title page. Prior owner's address inside back board. Somewhat above-average wear to publisher's navy blue cloth. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this very informative and, now, historical reference from a time before electronics had entered this field. . Fair. 1947. Reprint.

$149.95

Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.
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Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

Canada: Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists. Hardcover. B0037V7UMK viii, [1], 162 pages. Attractively colour-illustrated maroon boards. Two maps in pocket inside back board. Printed upon glossy stock. Black and white photos, illustrations, graphs and tables. "Seven of the papers are devoted to discussion of stratigraphy and stratigraphic problems, three are discourses on structural problems, two are concerned with economic geology, and one with the development of hydroelectric power in the Bow River drainage basin. Begins with a brief sketch of the human history of the area being studied." - Preface. Intended to serve as a useful and valued part of every geologist's library. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. Binding intact. A quality vintage copy. . Good. 1956. First Edition.

$195.00

Modern Methods for Scraper Mucking and Loading - Form No. 2412
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Modern Methods for Scraper Mucking and Loading - Form No. 2412

By Ingersoll-Rand Engineering Staff

New York: Ingersoll-Rand Company. Paperback. 183 pages. Profusely illustrated with excellent black and white photos and diagrams. "Presents, in one volume, descriptions, sketches, and photographs of the many scraper applications and the latest trends in methods and equipment." - Foreword. Printed on glossy stock. One-inch taped opening to bottom of backstrip. Prior owner's detail on second page, and faint initials atop front cover, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this wonderful vintage mining reference. . Good. 1939. First Edition.

$149.95

Mine Plant - Rocky Mountain Fund Series - A.I.M.E.
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Mine Plant - Rocky Mountain Fund Series - A.I.M.E.

By Tillson, Benjamin Franklin

New York: The American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. Hardcover. xxx, 370 pages, with pages 321-370 bound inside back board. "A volume of drawings showing all kinds of structures in a shaft and at both ends of it - ideas that any good engineer can fit into a design to solve his problems. A book of real practical value to the men who are equipping and operating mines." - Foreword. Two handwritten names inside front board and two smallish holes to backstrip, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear to attractive maroon cloth-covered boards. A quality copy of this sensational vintage mining reference. . Good. 1938. First Edition.

$199.95

Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice. Fourteenth edition 1950-52
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Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice. Fourteenth edition 1950-52

New York: Simmons-Boardman. Hardcover. B000K26HFU 1028 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated. Covers: Diesel-Electric, Steam, Electric, Gas Turbines, Shops, Terminals, and Servicing Facilities. Somewhat above-average external wear. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper. Binding a little slack but intact. A worthy reference copy of this huge and magnificent vintage reference. . Fair. 1950. Fourteenth Edition.

$395.00

British Battleships: Warrior, 1860 to Vanguard, 1950. A History of Design, Construction and Armament
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British Battleships: Warrior, 1860 to Vanguard, 1950. A History of Design, Construction and Armament

By Parkes, Oscar

USA: Naval Institute Press. Hardcover. 1557500754 xv, 701 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with diagrams and black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The final word on the subject, a book that can never ben superceded. The sources from which it is drawn are principally the Official Returns, Admiralty Ships Covers, Progress Books and the personal notes and confidences of a number of Directors of Naval Construction. The large number of photographs came from the author's collection ammassed over the years; the ships' plans have never before been equalled; throughout, previously unpublished information is provided and details of all vessels are compared with those of their foreign rivals." - dust jacket. Former library copy with above-average wear and usual markings. Front hinge starting. Back hinge taped. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reference copy of this monumental study. Bibliographic reference: Law 0998. . Fair. 1990. New & Revised Edition.

$650.00

The Erection of Engineering Structures and Plant: A Handbook for Engineers, Erectors, Foremen and Students [The Directly-Useful [D.U.] Technical Series
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The Erection of Engineering Structures and Plant: A Handbook for Engineers, Erectors, Foremen and Students [The Directly-Useful [D.U.] Technical Series

By Atkin, Harry

London: Chapman & Hall, Lt.. Hardcover. vii, 198 pages. Generously illustrated with detailed drawings and black and white reproductions of marvelous old photos. Provides "that complementary knowledge whereby the draughtsman or other technical man may tackle the job of erection on site with assurance, or at least the understand that the erecting squad are doing nothing likely to cause damage to the property entrusted to its charge, nor accidents to those persons employed on the work." - Preface. Chapters include: Cranes and Substitutes; Winches; Rope-blocks; Chain-blocks; Jacks; Ropes; Knots; Slings; Sundry Tackle; Foundations; Shafting; Pulleys; and much more. Bit of writing atop front free endpaper otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Handsomely embossed black cloth-covered boards. Brilliant gilt lettering upon backstrip. An attractive and very well-preserved copy of this vintage millwrighting text. . Very Good. 1925. First Edition.

$295.00

Where Did the Towers Go? Evidence of Directed Free-energy Technology on 9/11
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Where Did the Towers Go? Evidence of Directed Free-energy Technology on 9/11

By Wood, Judy

China: The New Investigation. Hardcover. 0615412564 500 pages. Profusely illustrated with color photos and illustrations. Publisher's color photo of the crime scene laid inside back cover. "Offers a starting point from which those who genuinely want to do it can begin, first to rein in and then, perhaps, even end the wanton criminality and destructiveness of a set of American policies that took as their justification and starting point the horrific events of September 11, 2001." - Foreword. Author holds a PhD in material science. Here she uses her training to forensically investigate what really brought down the WTC towers down on 9/11. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. . Very Good. 2010. Reprint.

$99.95

Lead: The Precious Metal
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Lead: The Precious Metal

By Harn, Orlando Clinton

London: The Century co. Hardcover. B000859ZTE xviii, 323 pages. Index. Many nostalgic black and white plates. "The object of this book is to gather together the known facts about lead and present them with a commingling of practical information and romantic sidelights to capture and hold those good folk who like facts well enough but prefer them to be not too dreary and long-faced." - Introduction. The twenty-three chapters include: Mining and Smelting, Characteristics, In Paint, In Building Construction; Babbitts and Solders; The Printer's Metal; In the Chemical Industries, Lead in Ammunition, In Musical Instruments, A Drier of Oils, Lead in Glass, Pottery and Enamels, Lead in Rubber, Lead from Radium, and more. Bit of writing atop front free endpaper otherwise unmarked. Light foxing. Average external wear and soiling. Binding intact. One-inch opening in cloth between top of front board and backstrip. A worthy vintage copy of this fascinating vintage reference. An interesting gift idea for anyone involved in lead-related mining or manufacturing. . Fair. 1924. First Edition.

$95.00

The Inventions, Researches, and Writings of Nikola Tesla - With Special Reference to His Work in Polyphase Currents and High Potential Lighting
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The Inventions, Researches, and Writings of Nikola Tesla - With Special Reference to His Work in Polyphase Currents and High Potential Lighting

By Tesla, Nikola (1856-1943); Martin, Thomas Commerford (Compiler)

New York: The Electrical Engineer. Hardcover. xi, [1], 496,[4] pages. Index. 313 detailed black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. Tissue-protected frontispiece portrait of Tesla. "A simple record of the pioneer work done in (current generation, current supply, and appliances) by Mr. Nikola Tesla, in whom the world has already recognized one of the foremost of modern electrical investigators and inventors. Aside from its value as showing the scope of his inventions, this volume may be of service as indicating the range of his thought. There is intellectual profit in studying the push and play of a vigorous and original mind. This volume covers the results of ten full years. It includes his lectures, miscellaneous articles and discussions, and makes note of all his inventions thus far known." - Preface. Prior owner's handwritten name and date atop first blank leaf, otherwise unmarked. Small publisher's tag in upper corner of decorated front free endpaper. Soiling to top inch of front board, otherwise moderate wear to publisher's yam-colored cloth. Binding sound. A well-preserved early example of this profoundly important compilation. . Good. 1894. Third Edition.

$7500.00

Aviation Engineering and Aircraft Servicing (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Airway Age - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, November (Nov.) 1931 - Sikorsky's Contributions to Huge Amphibions - The S-40
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Aviation Engineering and Aircraft Servicing (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Airway Age - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, November (Nov.) 1931 - Sikorsky's Contributions to Huge Amphibions - The S-40

By Campbell, H.; Klemin, Alex.; Brownback, H.; Boulton, B.; Damon, R.; Wells, J.; Hartman, F.

USA: Aircraft Engineering. Single Issue Magazine. 66 pages. Features: Thompson Valves front cover ad commemorates the "Cape Cod" which flew from New York to Istanbul in 1930; Interesting Bell System ad for their Teletypewriters; Interesting Stanavo ad explains how the Sperry automatic pilot recently flew an Eastern Air Transport for twenty minutes at Newark Airport - text with photo of H.A. Elliott of Eastern; Applications of Electricity in Aircraft; Sikorsky's Contributions to the Huge Amphibians - The S-40; Simplicity in Light Plane Design - article illustrated with photo and diagrams, plus power plant and fuel system specs; Simplicity in Light Plane Engine Design; Design of Riveted Joints; Airplane Construction Production Methods; Manufacture of Precision Parts for Aircraft Engines; Two photos of new Boeing bomber which carries a crew of five and two 1,000lb bombs; Centerfold ad celebrates the consolidation of Airway Age with Aviation Engineering; Good Year tire ad includes photo and endorsement from Northwest Airways; Interesting 'Postal Telegraph' ad; Nice illustrated Chance Vought Corporation ad for their Navy Corsairs; Great photo ad for the Autogiro inside back cover; Impressive photo ad for Martin Aircraft on back cover shows some of their impressive manufacturing equipment; Forming of Aluminum Sheet for Aircraft; Servicing Pratt & Whitney Engines; French Design Powerful Water-Cooled Engine; Schneider Cup Engine; many more nostalgic ads. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1931. First Edition.

$199.95

Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, February (Feb.) 1930 -  Selling the Airplane / Airport Management
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Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, February (Feb.) 1930 - Selling the Airplane / Airport Management

By Klemin, Alex.; Reid, Lewis S.; Davis, E.G.; FitzGerald, F.J.; Hartson, J.T.; Coyner, Stratton

New York City: Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.. Single Issue Magazine. 48 pages. Features: Derivation of Induced Velocity at the Airfoil with Elliptical Loading; Aluminum Casting Alloys in Aircraft; Aircraft Dope and Finish Problems; Suggestions for Training Aircraft Welders; Selling the Airplane; Airport Management; Details about the International Aircraft Exposition, with list of exhibitors; Aeronautical Abstracts; New Aircraft; News of the Industry - with photos of J.T. Hartson, R.W. Fulton, and Lieut. James H. Doolittle; Airports and Airways; New Developments; Ad for the Cincinnati Aircraft Show, March 26 to April 1; Illustrated ad for "The World's Tallest Hotel", the Morrison Hotel in Chicago; Los Angeles County promotional ad; Ad for the St. Louis International Aircraft Exposition; Wright De Coster, Inc. ad for their "75" horn which 'can be heard for miles'; Stromberg-Carlson ad on back cover includes photo of George Wies, pilot, and Jack Peace, engineer, beside Pioneer Instrument Co. service plane; many more vintage ads. Unmarked with average wear. Archival tape repair to back cover. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1930. First Edition.

$199.95

Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, September (Sept.) 1930 -  Experiments on the Burnelli All-Wing Principle
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Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, September (Sept.) 1930 - Experiments on the Burnelli All-Wing Principle

By Wendt, H.C.; R., Fitzpatrick James; Fuller, Forrest B.; Klemin, Alexander

New York City: Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.. Single Issue Magazine. 40 pages. Features: The Development of Curved Surfaces; Aviation Engine Cylinder Finishing; Plywood in Aircraft; Aircraft Ignition Equipment; The Technology of Woods Used in Aircraft Construction; Radiophone Communication on Air Passenger and Mail Routes - article with photo of engineer Thorp Hiscock; News of the Industry; New Developments; Wind Tunnel Experiments on the Burnelli All-Wing Principle; Ad for the new Chevrolet 333 engine includes photo of Louis Chevrolet; Ford Transport aircraft photo ad says it offers optional Packard Diesel motor; many more vintage ads. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1930. First Edition.

$199.95

Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, June 1929 - Radio Teleophony As Applied to Aircraft
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Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, June 1929 - Radio Teleophony As Applied to Aircraft

By Kartveli, Alexander; Chagniard, Edmund; Goldman, Sidney H.; Freeman, Robert H.; Sisco, F.T.; Monteith, C.N.

New York City: Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.. Single Issue Magazine. 48 pages. Features: Analysis of Torsional Stresses in Airplane Wings - a method by which, through simple layouts and calculations the mutual action of the spars can be computed; Engineering Organization; Radio Telephony as Applied to Aircraft - a description of the radiophone equipment developed by the Communications Department of the Boeing Air Transport System - article with photos, including Eddie Allen wearing special microphone mounting which moves with his head; Aircraft Steel Problems - a discussion of failures in Steel Aircraft Parts, investigated by the Metallurgical Laboratory at Wright Field; Fundamental Aerodynamics (last instalment) - a study of resistance due to parts of the airplane other than the wings; Soundproofing of Airplane Cabine; Book Reviews; New Aircraft - with photos of the B-5 Mahoney-Ryan brougham and Kinner Powered American Eagle; News of the Industry; Airports and Airways; New Developments; Los Angeles County ad attracting aviation companies; many vintage ads. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1929. First Edition.

$199.95

Aviation Engineering (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Aircraft Servicing - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, March (Mar.) 1931 - The Merrill Movable Wing Stagger Decalage Biplane
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Aviation Engineering (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Aircraft Servicing - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, March (Mar.) 1931 - The Merrill Movable Wing Stagger Decalage Biplane

By Klemin, Alex.; Niven, A.; Webb, L.; Friedrich, W.; Ross, L.; Smithowski, J.

USA: Aircraft Engineering. Single Issue Magazine. 50 pages. Features: Thompson Valve ad commemorates the first refueling endurance flight in history by Maj. Carl Spatz, Capt. Ira Eaker, Lieut. Elwood R. Quesada, Lieut. Harry A. Halverson and Staff Sgt. Roy Hooe, of the U.S. Army Air Corps; The Merrill Movable Wing Stagger Decalage Biplane; A Technical Description of the Continental Model A70 Second Series Engine; Propeller Materials and Airplane Safety; My Observations at the French Aero Show - with photo of the Dornier Do-S flying boat and the S.E.C.M. two-engined bomber; The Curtiss-Wright Junior and its Characteristics; The Month's Best from the Foreign Press - Junkers F.13 Disaster caused by Buffeting; Tips on Designing an Airplane; Reviews - with photo of Grover Loening at the controls of U.S. Navy submarine seaplane; Weights of Aluminum Alloy Floats and Hulls; Radio Shielding for Pratt and Whitney Engines; Servicing the Aerol Strut; Inspection, Maintenance and Repair of Aluminum Structural Parts; Airplane and Engine Repair Cost Accounting (part II); Servicing Problems; No Smoking; New Products; Nice ad for Detroit's Hotel Fort Shelby inside back cover; Back cover Packard-Diesel ad boasts of 9/10 of a cent per mile operating cost on 12,000 mile flight; many more nostalgic ads. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1931. First Edition.

$199.95

Aviation Engineering (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Aircraft Servicing - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, June 1931 - New Engine Features / Tests and Calculations on the Medvedeff Monobiplane
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Aviation Engineering (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Aircraft Servicing - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, June 1931 - New Engine Features / Tests and Calculations on the Medvedeff Monobiplane

By Schowalter, C.H.; Teichmann, F.; Ruffner, B.; Wolcott, L.

USA: Aircraft Engineering. Single Issue Magazine. 42 pages. Features: Interesting Packard-Diesel photo ad inside front cover explains how their engine gains revs when going over mountain tops; Thompson Valve ad commemorates the "Southern Cross", piloted by Wing Commander Charles Kingford-Smith, which completed the first successful east-west Atlantic crossing in a heavier-than-air craft in 1930; New Features of Engines Exhibited at the National Aircraft Show; Wind Tunnel Tests and Performance Calculations on the Medvedeff Monobiplane; The Month's Best from the Foreign Press - The Development of Deck Flying (to/from aircraft carriers) with photo of Squadron Commander Dunning's first successful landing on the H.M.S. Furious, and three photos of the fatal second attempt; Airplane Motor Radio Shielding; Aircraft Servicing Solutions; Compensating the Compass - Periodic Inspection and Servicing; many more nostalgic ads. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1931. First Edition.

$199.95

Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, August (Aug.) 1930 -  Aircraft Engine Trends
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Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, August (Aug.) 1930 - Aircraft Engine Trends

By Caminez, Harold; Lake, E.F.; Isenburger, Herbert R.; Colwell, A.T.

New York City: Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.. Single Issue Magazine. 48 pages. Features: Aircraft Engine Trends; Materials and Methods Used in the Manufacture of Aircraft Engines; X-Rays and Their Application to Aircraft Materials; Valves for Aircraft Engines; Equipment for Building Aircraft Engines - many photos; Motor Specifications; Electric Generators for Aircraft; Airports and Landing Fields in the U.S. (by state); New Radio Transmitter Developed; News of the Industry; New Developments; Chevrolet Aircraft Engines Corp. ad includes photo of Louis Chevrolet and his 333 engine; Handsome photo ad for the Packard-Diesel aircraft which 'flies the mail'; many more vintage ads. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1930. First Edition.

$199.95

Aviation Engineering (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Aircraft Servicing - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, February (Feb.) 1931 - The Privateer Amphibian / Making the Navy Type Cable Splice
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Aviation Engineering (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Aircraft Servicing - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, February (Feb.) 1931 - The Privateer Amphibian / Making the Navy Type Cable Splice

By Nagel, C.F. Jr.; Hoglund, G.O.; Chilton, R.; Benton, B.; LeBer, R.; Holt, F.A.; Klemin, A.; Pillard, M.; Green, E.; Dyer, H. Jr.

USA: Aircraft Engineering. Single Issue Magazine. 50 pages. Features: Thompson Valve ad commemorates the round the world trip of Mears and Collyer in 1928; Design and Construction of Aluminum Alloy Floats - article with photo of Keystone Commuter; Air-Cooled Cylinder Head Design; The Privateer Amphibian - A Low Wing Pusher Monoplane; Wind Tunnel Testts on Airplane Wheel Cowlings; Improvement and Economy in Carburetor Control; Vortex Theory and the Tapered Wing (part II); Effectiveness and Balance of Horizontal Control Surface; The Month's best from the Foreign Press; Assembly Instructions of the Fairchild Cabin Monoplane 71; Method of Making the Navy Type Cable Splice; How to Design and Build and Aircraft Finishing Room; Airplane and Engine Repair Cost Accounting; Puti It Up to Parker; How Fast Do They Fly?; New Products; Nice ad inside back cover Detroit's Hotel Fort Shelby; many more nostalgic ads. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1931. First Edition.

$199.95

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