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Inventions: The Patented Works of R. Buckminster Fuller
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Inventions: The Patented Works of R. Buckminster Fuller

By R. Buckminster Fuller

New York: St Martins Press, 1983. First edition, first printing, 1983. Oversize softcover generously illustrated throughout in black and white in photographs and diagrams. Some light cover wear, a little more to the edges, firm binding with uncreased spine, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$47.99

My Godmother Theodate Pope Riddle : A Reminiscence of Creativity
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My Godmother Theodate Pope Riddle : A Reminiscence of Creativity

By Phyllis Fenn Cunningham

Canaan, NH: Phoenix Publishing, 1983. First edition, 1983. Brown and tan hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition with light wear to the spine ends, good hinges, firm binding, very clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has some minimal shelfwear, no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.99

Hints on Household Taste in Furniture, Upholstery, and Other Details
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Hints on Household Taste in Furniture, Upholstery, and Other Details

By Eastlake, Charles L.; Edited By Charles C. Perkins

London: James R. Osgood and Company, 1878. Sixth American edition, 1878. Includes 36 plates, some in full color, others printed on color paper, dozens of smaller illustrations throughout the text. Influential Victorian book on household furnishings and the decorative arts, from curtains, stencilling and wallpaper to table glass and crockery, cutlery, dress and jewelry. Rust colored cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in blind, all edges tinted red, 304 pages. Some external wear, mainly some very light frays to the spine ends and along the front joint, as well as the upper corner of the front cover, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with a personal library bookplate inside the front cover, no other names or markings. Internally very good.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$197.99

Popular Science Monthly Magazine. Volume 155, No. 5, November 1949
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Popular Science Monthly Magazine. Volume 155, No. 5, November 1949

By Perry Githens, Editor. Various Contributors

New York: Popular Science Publishing Company, Inc., 1949. Single issue of this magazine with the Gar Wood Ship - a catamaran - on the front cover, along with an accompanying article. Includes articles on new Army trucks, rockets, bombers, toys at Santa's Workshop, knives and forks, a man who rebuilds old Cord cars, how to build a boiler, etc. Softcover with external wear and rubbing, some transparent staining to the upper corners of several pages toward the end which have caused some wrinkling but remain legible and without musty odor, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

Fafnir Ball Bearings and Ball Bearing Power Transmission Units. Catalog 56
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Fafnir Ball Bearings and Ball Bearing Power Transmission Units. Catalog 56

By The Fafnir Bearing Company

New Britain, CT: The Fafnir Bearing Company, 1956. 1956 illustrated catalog, indexed and with thumb tabs. Green textured cloth printed in gilt, 168 pages. Light cover wear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$32.99

Television. A Practical Treatise on the Principles Upon Which the Development of Television is Based
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Television. A Practical Treatise on the Principles Upon Which the Development of Television is Based

By Hathaway, Kenneth A.

Chicago: American Technical Society, 1936. Early printing, originally published 1933. Illustrated in black and white. Red cloth with gilt lettering, 169 pages, no dustjacket. The book has some light edge rubbing and a bit of light cover soil, subtly faded but legible spine, good hinges, sound text block, slightly age-toned but clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$452.99

Handbook of Industrial Metrology
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Handbook of Industrial Metrology

By John W. Greve, Editor. American Society of Tool and Manufacturing Engineers

Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice- Hall, Inc., 1967. First edition, first printing, 1967. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Black cloth with dustjacket. The book has light bumping to the far lower corners, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some light shelf soil and rubbing, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

Practical Metallurgy for Engineers
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Practical Metallurgy for Engineers

By E. F. Houghton & Co. Metallurgical Staff

Philadelphia: E. F. Houghton & Co., 1927. Second edition. 1927. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Blue cloth printed in gilt, white dustjacket with spine and front cover title. The book has light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, name and 1928 date on title page, additional name inside front cover, pages clean with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some expected shelf soil to the white background, small chips, fairly little paper loss.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

Practical Treatise on Milling and Milling Machines
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Practical Treatise on Milling and Milling Machines

By Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co.

Providence, RI: Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co., 1916. 1916 edition. Navy blue cloth over beveled boards, gilt lettering, illustrated throughout in black and white. Some external wear mainly to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

Richard Henry Dana, (1879-1933) Architect. Illustrations of His Work
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Richard Henry Dana, (1879-1933) Architect. Illustrations of His Work

By Dana, Richard H., Jr.

New York: Self-published By Richard Dana, 1965. First edition, 1965, with a personal presentation note by the author laid in loosely at the front. Illustrated with full page photographs of the architect's work. Gray cloth, oblong format, no dustjacket as issued. Very light shelfwear, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Oblong 4to.

$127.99

Between Dystopia and Utopia
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Between Dystopia and Utopia

By Doxiadis, Constantinos A.

Hartford, CT: The Trinity College Press, 1966. First edition, 1966. Fine in brown cloth with very good dustjacket. The book is in fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustajcket has a bit of shelf rubbing and a tiny closed tear to the top edge of the front panel, no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$24.99

Bigelow Custom Carpets
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Bigelow Custom Carpets

By Bigelow-Sanford Inc.

New York: Bigelow-Sanford Inc., 1967. Original 1967 catalog of colorful midcentury modern carpets available for residential or commercial uses. Oblong softcover with 32 pages of carpet designs including unique designs for not only room carpets but "hook-craft originals" area rugs in bright 1960s colors pop art and other designs. Measures 9" x 12". Some light soil to the white background, old floor covering distributor stamp on front (Epstein Bros., New Britain, CT), a few spots to rear cover, tiny chip to top edge of front cover, contents very good with clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Oblong 4to.

$112.99

Historic House and Interiors in Southern Connecticut
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Historic House and Interiors in Southern Connecticut

By Rolleston, Sara Emerson

New York: Hastings House, 1976. First edition. 1976. Illustrated throughout in black and white from photographs of historic homes. Off-white hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is also very good with a modest chip to the spine head and light edgewear, no other chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.99

Early American Wrought Iron. Three [3] Volumes in One [1]
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Early American Wrought Iron. Three [3] Volumes in One [1]

By Sonn, Albert H.

New York: Bonanza Books, 1989. 1989 edition, three volumes in one. Blue hardcover with tan cloth spine, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with only light edge rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some minor age-yellowing to the white background, tiny transparent spot near the top of the front panel, no chips or tears.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$97.99

Defensible Space: Crime Prevention Through Urban Design
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Defensible Space: Crime Prevention Through Urban Design

By Newman, Oscar

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1972. First edition, stated first printing, 1972. Urban land use through the lens of public safety. Illustrated in black and white. Blue cloth, no dustjacket. Very light shelfwear, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

Images of Connecticut Life: A Self-Guided Tour to the Properties and Collections of the Antiquarian & Landmarks Society Inc. Of Connecticut
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Images of Connecticut Life: A Self-Guided Tour to the Properties and Collections of the Antiquarian & Landmarks Society Inc. Of Connecticut

By Reynolds, Ronna L.

Hartford, Connecticut: The Antiquarian & Landmarks Society, Inc., 1978. Stated first edition, 1978. Softcover, 155 pages. Only minimal edgewear, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Squared 8vo.

$24.99

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing the American Landscape
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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing the American Landscape

By Charles Beveridge

New York: Rizzoli, 2005. First edition, 2005. Beautiful book and a fitting tribute to Olmsted's contributions to American landscape architecture and public parks. Green cloth with dustjacket, measures about 11.25 inches square. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Squared 4to.

$50.99

The Crown of Wild Olive. Three Lectures on Work, Traffic, and War
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The Crown of Wild Olive. Three Lectures on Work, Traffic, and War

By Ruskin, John

New York: The Publishers Plate Renting Co., 1900. Undated, ca. 1900. Attractively bound book from the Library Edition, illustrated with black and white plates. Three quarter smooth tan leather over marbled boards, dual spine labels in red and tan, gilt spine lettering and decoration, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, 8 inches tall. Some external rubbing, mainly to the extremities, minor uneven coloration to the leather (typical for age and use), sound binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$34.99

The Seven Lamps of Architecture. Lectures on Architecture and Painting, The Study of Architecture, Sesame and Lilies - Unto This Last, The Queen of the Air, The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century
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The Seven Lamps of Architecture. Lectures on Architecture and Painting, The Study of Architecture, Sesame and Lilies - Unto This Last, The Queen of the Air, The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century

By Ruskin, John

New York: The Publishers Plate Renting Co., 1900. Undated, ca. 1900. Attractively bound book from the Library Edition, illustrated with black and white plates. Three quarter smooth tan leather over marbled boards, dual spine labels in red and tan, gilt spine lettering and decoration, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, 8 inches tall. Some external rubbing, mainly to the extremities, minor uneven coloration and spotting to the leather (typical for age and use), sound binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$34.99

Planning Problems of Town, City and Region 1927. Papers and Discussions at the Twenty-First [21st] Annual Conference on City Planning Held at Buffalo and Niagara Fallls, New York, May 20 to 23, 1929
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Planning Problems of Town, City and Region 1927. Papers and Discussions at the Twenty-First [21st] Annual Conference on City Planning Held at Buffalo and Niagara Fallls, New York, May 20 to 23, 1929

By National Conference on City Planning

Philadelphia: Published for the Conference By Wm. F. Fell Co., 1929. First edition, 1929. Proceedings from the 21st conference. Externally fair, internally good to very good. Brown cloth with paper labels on spine and front cover, 267 pages, some black and white plates. Scuffing and silverfish damage to exterior mainly affecting the outer edges of the spine labels and front cover perimeters, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned but clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

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