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Les tunnels sous l'Escaut à Anvers

by HAUWAERT, Paul van

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1932-1934).
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(Liege,: Desoer,, 1932-1934).. 105, [iii] pp. 4to. (22 x 27.5 cm.). Original printed wrappers (slithly dust soiled). With a large folded geological pland 104 plates and illustrations. Very detailed description of this masterpiece of civil engineering, offprint from "La Technique des Travaux", 1932-1934.
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cover of Uhrenkunde mit Fachzeichnen. Lehrbuch füre die Schule, Nachschlagwerk für die Praxis. Zweite Auflage

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Wien,: Rudolf Bohmann,, 19949.. xii, 244 ; [xlviii = Beilage] pp. Royal 8vo. (17.5 X 24 CM.). Original publisher's half cloth. With 24 tables, 272 illustrations and the supplement with 47 plates (117 illustrations). Fine copy of the well-known work.
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cover of REVUE Chronométrique. Journal des Horlogers, scientifique et pratique... Première et Deuxième année

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Paris,: Bureau de la Revue Chronométrique,, (1855)-1857.. 2 volumes in one; [iv], 340 pp. Large 8vo (18 x 28,5 cm.). Half modern blue cloth with marbled sides, gilt lettered black morocco title-label on spine. With several engravings in the text and 7 (of which 5 folded) lithographed plates. The very rare first two volumes this scarce periodical. The series… Read more
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Radiotelegraphy. Separate from Annual Report Smithsonian Institute

by MARCONI, Guglielmo (1874-1937)

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1911.
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(Washington),, 1911.. (viii blank), [117]-131, [i], (viiii blank) 8vo. Modern blue wrappers. With 11 figures in the text and 1 plate. In this paper Marconi discusses some major improvements of his successfull wireless telegraphy. Dibner 72: "Marconi was 24 when he was transmitting radio signals from Salisbury to Bath, England, a distance of 34 miles. Working with the discoveries… Read more
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cover of Principes et Théorie de la Transformation des Laines brutes en Fils Peignés... Ouvrage couronné par la Société Industrielle du Nord de la France. Deuxième tirage

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Paris & Liège,: Ch. Béranger,, 1925.. [viii], 409, [iii] pp. Folio (25 x 32 cm.). Original publisher's buckram (very slightly dust soiled). With 212 text illustrations and 3 double-page folded plates. One of the finest 20th century French works on the subject, with detailed descriptions of the varoius procedures and machineries. With accurated and detailed illustrations of the equipment.
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cover of Les Savants du XVIIe siècle et la Mesure du Temps. Préface de M.A. Jaquerod

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Lausanne,: Edition du Journal Suisse d Horlogerie,, 1946.. 341, [iii] pp. Royal 8vo. (17,.5 x 24.5 cm.). Original publisher's cloth (soiled & worn). With 120 illustrations in the text and 44 plates. The crowned standard reference on the subject. Well illustrated and with extensive indexes.--(End papers slightly dust soiled)
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L'Horloge Astronomique de la Cathédrale de Strasbourg

by UNGERER, Théodore

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1949.
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Strasbourg & Paris,: Le Roux,, 1949.. 47, [i] pp. 8vo (15,5 x 21 cm.). Original mprinted wrappers. With 9 illustrations in the text and 9 plates. A popular description the the astronomical clock-work of the Strassburg cathedral which was constructed in 1352. The author, successor of D. Schwilgué, was a noted Alsacian watchmaker.
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cover of America's First Television Tour, demonstrating - Describing the Art and Science of Seeing at a Distance

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New York,: N.B.C.,, 1939.. 32 pp. 8v0 (14 x 22,5 cm.). Original illustrated wrappers. With numerous photographs. ¶ This booklet introduced televion to the entire American people.
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