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Production Shaping: Machinery's Industrial Secrets

By Machinery Magazine

Bradley, IL: Lindsay Publications Inc., 1999. The Use of Shapers In Production Work for Planing Column and Table Castings for Drilling Machines. This is a reprint of selected articles from early issues of Machinery Magazine revealing secrets of manufacturing (1921). Many photos and illustrations within. 50pp. Book has very light wear along top of front cover. Otherwise, a bright, tight, and clean copy of this scarce book.. Paperback. Very Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Old Pewter

By Haeberle, Arminius T.

Boston: Richard G. Badger/The Gorham Press, 1931. A Very Good condition book in a bright dust jacket showing some wear. Dust jacket beautifully protected by a clear plastic cover. Cloth over board, and solidly bound. Gilt texted title. Page edge uneven cut. Name plate inside front cover. Newspaper clipping on back free-end-paper (foxing on reverse page). 28 Illustrations and Photograph plates within. 128 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to -- 9¾" - 12" Tall.


Laboratory Manual for the Use of Students in Testing Materials of Construction

By Waterbury, L.A.

New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1912. 3/8th inch wear and tears at upper corners. Light wear elsewhere. Light soil on covers. Name and address on flyleaf.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Drakes's Cyclopedia of Painting and Decorating

By Vanderwalker, F. N.

Chicago: Frederick J. Drake & Co., 1945. This copy shows wear at all extremities and has a darkened spine. Otherwise , internally very good and tight - quite usable.. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Modern Projects in Woodwork

By Douglass, J.H.; Roberts, R.H.

Wichita, KS: The McCormick-Mathers Publishing Company, 1939. School stamp inside front cover. Covers lightly soiled. Otherwise internally tight and bright and very usable.. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. School Textbook.


Everybody's Paint Book

By Gardner, F.B.

New York: M.T. Richardson, 1885. A Complete Guide to the Art of Outdoor and Indoor Painting. Tape on spine saying, "1885", "Spatter", "1 - 31". Bumped and worn all extremities. Blackening to the right of the front cover. Crease across the top of the front cover. Soil on covers. Names and notes on pages inside front cover. 186pp. Keywords: Plain Painting, Varnishing, Polishing, Staining, Paper Hanging, Kalsomining, Renovating Furniture, Artistic Home Decoration.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


A Billion Ideas

By Unknown

Chicago: Popular Mechanics Press, 1945. No date. Darkening. Frayed and torn extremities of spine. 2 inch fold bottom right front cover. Reversed inking on bottom of back cover. Bright, colorfully designed front cover. Amos 'n' Andy advertised p. 25 at beginning of Practical Books listing. Book types for sale in this catalog include: Building, Woodworking, Financial Management, Gardening, Carpenting, Heating Systems, Automotive, & more. . Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Catalog.


500 Years of Decorative Arts from the Ringling Collections 1350 - 1850

By Wilson, William H. (curator)

Sarasota, FL: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 1982. Creasings on spine. Front corners roughened. Bottom corner has creasing of cover and first few pages. Minor spots and 1/2 inch streak on back cover. Extensive "correspondence" on inside of front cover. Many photographs within. A wide variety of decorative art. . Soft Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.