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Violin-Making, as It Was and Is : Being a Historical, Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Science & Art of Violin-Making for the Use of Violin Makers and Players, Amateur and Professional (Classic Reprint Ser.)
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Violin-Making, as It Was and Is : Being a Historical, Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Science & Art of Violin-Making for the Use of Violin Makers and Players, Amateur and Professional (Classic Reprint Ser.)

By Heron-Allen, Ed.

Canada: Algrove Publishing / Lee Valley Tools. Hardcover. 1894572149 366 pages. Index. Almost 200 black and white illustrations. Three drawings of violin parts laid inside back board. Reprint of the 1885 second edition. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Illustrated maroon boards. A quality copy of this classic guide. . Good. 2000. Facsimile Reprint.

$69.95

Fundamentals of Gas Utilization
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Fundamentals of Gas Utilization

By Dutton, John

Canada: Centennial College Press/Centennial College of Applied Arts & Technology. Paperback. 0919852351 392 pages. "A basic textbook on the principles and application of natural gas handling and usage for residential and light commercial gas systems below 400,000 Btuh (120 kW)." - Preface. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. . Good. 1994. Third Edition.

$89.95

The open timber roofs of the Middle Ages: Illustrated by perspective and working drawings of some of the best varieties of church roofs
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The open timber roofs of the Middle Ages: Illustrated by perspective and working drawings of some of the best varieties of church roofs

Canada: Canadian Log House. Hardcover. 0920270360 viii, 104 pages. Generously illustrated with detailed diagrams, some in colour. Facsimile reprint, presumably of the 1849 first edition. Handsome chocolate brown embossed boards adorned with gilt. "We have visited many of our remaining specimens and have selected for illustration those roofs which appeared most worthy of remark, as well for the excellence of their framing and design, as for affording specimens of the various methods of construction; of these we have furnished geometrical and perspective drawings from careful admeasurements in every instance taken by ourselves; we have also accompanied them with such remarks and comments as we think may be serviceable, the more fully to explain them." - Preface. Very clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A lovely copy. . Fine. 1977. Facsimile Reprint.

$99.95

Lehrbuch Fur Tischler. Fachkunde, Fachrechnen, Fachzeichnen - Teil 1, Band 15
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Lehrbuch Fur Tischler. Fachkunde, Fachrechnen, Fachzeichnen - Teil 1, Band 15

By Unknown, Author

Hanover, Germany: Gebruder Janecke. Paperback. 168 pages. Index. Text in German. Many black and white illustrations and diagrams. Appears to be circa 1930 as this is when the Foreword was written. Title page missing. Many pencil markings to contents. Covers present but almost loose from textblock. Above-average wear. A worthy copy of this vintage German carpentry text. . Fair. 1930. Reprint.

$149.95

Treatise of Fortifications
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Treatise of Fortifications

By Muller, John

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. B00LCILQO8 #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1746 first edition specially reprinted in 1968. xvi, 232 pages. Thirty-four black and white illustrations. "With remarks on the constructions of the most celebrated authors, particularly of Marshal de Vauban and Baron Coehorn, in which the perfection and imperfection of their several works are considered. For use of the Royal Academy of Artillery at Woolwich." - subtitle. "Designed to trace the history of modern fortification. Includes commentaries on the work of French, German, English and other contemporaries. Almost every fort built in America was designed on the theories contained in this book." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Fine. 1968. Limited Edition.

$199.95

Instructions for the Formation and Exercise of Volunteer Sharp-shooters (Limited Edition Military)
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Instructions for the Formation and Exercise of Volunteer Sharp-shooters (Limited Edition Military)

By Barber, Capt.

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. B0007JDJJ8 #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1759 first edition specially reprinted in 1968. viii, 126, 4 [plates] pages. First issued just as the rifle began to play an important part in military thinking. "Contains detailed instructions on the use and handling of the rifle; the bugle call for riflemen and tactics." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Fine. 1968. Limited Edition.

$199.95

Smoke, Ash and Steam : How Marine Steam Engines Worked on Oceans, Lakes and Rivers
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Smoke, Ash and Steam : How Marine Steam Engines Worked on Oceans, Lakes and Rivers

By Sheret, Robin

Victoria, B.C.: Western Isles Photo-Graphics. Paperback. 0921107137 Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. VI, 144. aIX pages. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. "A unique book that for the first time describes the development of the marine steam engine. In this second edition paddle wheels and propellers are also discussed. More engines are covered, more photos are included, and all previous illustrations have been redone with new ones added." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 2005. Second Edition.

$69.95

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

A Course of Artillery at the Royal Military Academy as Established By His Grace The Duke of Richmond Master General of His Majesty's Ordnance - Limited Edition Military Series
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A Course of Artillery at the Royal Military Academy as Established By His Grace The Duke of Richmond Master General of His Majesty's Ordnance - Limited Edition Military Series

By Rudyerd, Charles William

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1793 first edition specially reprinted in 1970. vii-xvi, 57 [plates], [3 index] pages. Many plates fold out. Larger folded versions of plates 37 and 50 stored in pocket inside back board. "The notebook which is reproduced here provides information on the artillery of the mid to late 18th century and was compiled by Charles William Rudyerd. His notebook consisted of two or perhaps three parts. The second part, which is reproduced here, consists of 57 plates on artillery which were drawn between 1791 and 1793. The fine draftsmanship in the pen and ink work is superb while the water colours show the highest skill." - xv-xvi. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Fine. 1970. Limited Edition.

$250.00

Timbering and support of underground workings for small mines (Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology bulletin)
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Timbering and support of underground workings for small mines (Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology bulletin)

By Staley, William Wesley

Moscow, ID, U.S.A.. Paperback. B0007FYUUO 54 pages. Many detailed diagrams. Provides expert advice on the treatment, framing, and installation of timber supports in a small mine. Name atop title page otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1962. First Edition.

$99.95

The Science of War: Canadian Scientists and Allied Military Technology during the Second World War
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The Science of War: Canadian Scientists and Allied Military Technology during the Second World War

By Avery, Donald H.

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division. Hardcover. 0802059961 406 pages. Extensive footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Explains how and why Canada was able to play in the big leagues of military technology, particularly in the development of radar, RDX explosives, proximity fuses, chemical and biological warfare, and the atomic bomb with the outbreak of WWII." - dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Sticker remnant on back panel of dust jacket which otherwise shows light wear and is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1998. First Edition.

$69.95

The Lure of the Lock
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The Lure of the Lock

By Hopkins, Albert A.

USA: General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen. Hardcover. B005G07IV8 Please Note: We are offering a 1980 facsimile reprint of the 1928 first edition. ix, 246 pages. Index. 500 black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Bound in chocolate brown cloth adorned with gilt. "A short treatise on locks to elucidate the John M. Mossman Collection of locks in the Museum of The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen in the City of New York, including some of the 'Mossman Papers'." - subtitle. "Most of the locks in the collection date from 1850 to 1912, almost corresponding to the life span of Mr. Mossman." - Foreword. Issued without dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A most handsome copy of this wonderful reference. . Fine. 1980. Facsimile Reprint.

$199.95

A Treatise of Artillery: Or, of the Arms and Machines Used in War Since the Invention of Gunpowder. Being the First Part of Le Blond's Elements
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A Treatise of Artillery: Or, of the Arms and Machines Used in War Since the Invention of Gunpowder. Being the First Part of Le Blond's Elements

By LeBlond, Guillaume.

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service, 1970.. Hardcover. B00AKONYYK #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1746 first edition specially reprinted in 1970. [10], 118, 15 [plates] pages. "Being the first part of Le Blond's Elements of War - written in French by that eminent mathematician, for the use of Lewis Charles of Lorraine, Count de Brionne, and published for the introduction of the young gentlemen in the armies of France." - subtitle. "Was a standard reference on the continent. Covers much the same field as Muller and Rudyerd in the period just prior to the French and Indian Wars." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Fine. 1970. Limited Edition.

$250.00

A Plan of Discipline for the Use of The Norfolk Militia (Limited Number Edition)
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A Plan of Discipline for the Use of The Norfolk Militia (Limited Number Edition)

By W. Windham (author)

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. B009EAJGMU #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1759 first edition specially reprinted in 1969. xxxviii, [2], 60, [4], 49 [plates] pages. This work "formed the basis on which the drill of the Continental Army was prepared." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Very Good. 1969. Limited Edition.

$79.95

An Universal Military Dictionary, or a Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms &c. Used in the Equipment, MacHinery, Movements, and Military Operations of an Army
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An Universal Military Dictionary, or a Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms &c. Used in the Equipment, MacHinery, Movements, and Military Operations of an Army

By Smith, Capt. George

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. B001EH7YLG #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1779 first edition specially reprinted in 1969. xvii, 329 pages. Sixteen foldout plates. Numerous tables and charts. "The first comprehensive military dictionary to be printed in English while author was Inspector of the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich. The most important 18th century book on terminology that exists today." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean and bright with moderate wear. Back hinge starting. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Good. 1969. Limited Edition.

$199.95

Rules and Regulations for the Sword Exercise of the Cavalry - Limited Edition Military Series
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Rules and Regulations for the Sword Exercise of the Cavalry - Limited Edition Military Series

By Adjutant General's Office, The British War Office

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1796 first edition specially reprinted in 1970. xii, 98, [1 ad] pages. Exercises for Cavalry had a very important place in the British Military thinking during the last half of the 18th century. This book is from a series of 'Instructions' that were printed during that period, and cover details from the basic sword stroke while on horseback to the most complicated." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Fine. 1970. Limited Edition.

$79.95

Open Ocean: Creating Marine Models for Museum Exhibition
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Open Ocean: Creating Marine Models for Museum Exhibition

By Aikins, Adrienne

Victoria: University of Washington Press. Paperback. 0771892039 v, 109 pages. Glossary. Index. Black and white illustrations. "In this manual, the techniques used to create the 32 different species in the Open Ocean exhibit have been presented in 10 groups, ranging from the simplest to the most complex. These techniques can be adapted for many uses such as reproducing archaeological artifacts as well as biological specimens." - Preface. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. . Fine. 1994. Revised Edition.

$99.95

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

The Art of Rigging - Containing an Explanation of Terms and Phrases and the Progressive Method of Rigging Expressly Adapted For Sailing Ships
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The Art of Rigging - Containing an Explanation of Terms and Phrases and the Progressive Method of Rigging Expressly Adapted For Sailing Ships

By Biddlecombe, Capt. George

New York: Edward W. Sweetman Company. Hardcover. 155 pages. Many detailed black and white drawings. "Originally compiled for the use of the students in a Naval Academy and believed by modern experts to be the best manual ever produced on rigging the sailing ship." - Preface. An excellent guide for builders of ship models. Title handwritten upon backstrip of plain brown dust jacket. Prior owner's handwritten details atop front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Binding tight. Appears unread. A superb copy. . Fine. 1969. Revised Edition.

$69.95

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