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Ultimate Strength Design Handbook Volume 1, I

By AcI Committee 340; Cohen; Powers; Bunas; Everard; Glenn; Grossman; Johnson; Kramrisch; Driz; Pan; Parme; Thurston

American Concrete Institute, 1968. 175 pages, line drawings, graphs, tables. Few faint smudges to covers, edge & corner wear, text clean, name written on first page. Contents include: Using Tables; Using Charts; Design for Shear and Siagonal Tension; Design for Bond; Design of Footings; Deflection; Design Aids - Tables and Charts; Assumptions, Equations, and Explanations.. Spiral Bound. Good. Used.


Traveling Wright : Frank Lloyd Wright Projects in the Great Plains : Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa & Western Illinois

By Nelson, Carl E.

Creekside Publishers, 2012. 106 pages, spiral binding inside hard covers, color photos, maps, author's inscription on title page. Book is clean inside & out. Frank Lloyd Wright Projects in the Great Plains. Book is presented as a trip itinerary visiting each site.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good. Used.


Subdivision and Site Plan Handbook

By Listokin, David; Walker, Carole

New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Center for Urban Policy Research, 1990. 438 pages, index, bibliography, black-and-white photos. Boards are clean, "Department of Community Development" stamped on first page, some pages have dampness ripple (no stains, no smell), approx. 5 pages have pencil margin marks or underlining. Dustjacket is bright & clean. Contents include: Definitions; Administration; Procedure; Design and Improvement Standards; Off-Tract Improvements; Specification of Documents to Be Submitted; Construction Details; Evolution of Subdivision Regulation; Site Design; Improvement Standards; etc.. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. Used.


How to Convert/Restore Old Cars, Station Wagons, Vans, Trucks and Buses into Rv's Convert Restore : Modern Automotive Series

By Gunnell, John "Gunner"

Tab Books, 1981. 192 pages, index, black-and-white photos. Boards have age discoloring, tiny split at spine/rear board, text free of marks, one page with finger smudges. Contents include: The Hobby That Rolls on Vintage Wheels; Motor Homes, Travel Trailers, Pickup Truck Campers, etc.; Building - Memorable Homebuilts; House Trailers, Travel Trailers, Towing Regulations and Safety Practices; Designing the Rear Section; Interior; Station Wagon - How to Turn Your Wagon into a Camper; Camping Cars, Catching the Trolley; Buying a Bus, Designing the Inside; Building your own, Camping Trailers; etc.. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.


All About Domes : Natural Spaces Domes

By Natural Spaces Domes

Natural Spaces Domes, 2003. 52 pages, staple bound, black-and-white photos & illustrations. Book is clean inside & out but for old price sticker on rear cover, light scuff. Contents include: Energy Savings; Air Circulation; Condensation; Wintertime Warmth - Summertime Cooling; Super-lok Connection System; Double Strut System for Superinsulating; Exerior Panels Insulation; Roofing; Riser Walls; Extensions; All-Weather Wood Foundation; Cupolas - Ventilation & View Type; Skyloft View Cupola; Interior Panels; Custom Windows; Window Shapes; Garages; Large Domes; Commercial Uses; Solar Orientation; Site Analysis; Dome Geometry; etc.. Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.


Solar Electric Book : How to Save $ Through Clean Solar Power : A Practical Guide

By Starr, Gary

Lower Lake CA: Integral Publishing, 1987. 140 pages, Index, Glossary, black-and-white photos & illustrations. Clean inside & out, very light corner wear. What the oil companies don't want you to know. Author argues convincingly and with great enthusiasm that solar electricity is the sanest option we have to prepare for the coming energy crisis. Contents include: Magic of Electricity; The solar Cell; Solar Electric Panels; Practical Electricity; Portable Sunlight; Using Sunlight to Power Motors and Electronics; REcreational vehicles; Back in the Quiet Country; Your Home As Your Solar-Powered Castle; Power tot he New Home- Do It Right; Common Household Appliances.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.


Workshop Book
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Workshop Book

By Landis, Scott

Newtown, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Taunton Press, 1991. 216 pages, index, bibliography, color & b/w photos & illustrations. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright & clean, very light scuff. Book gives you: 20 full floor plans for a range of woodworking shops; Advice on selecting machinery and storing tools, lumber and hardware; Ideas and construction details; Information about how to handle shop insulation and wiring; etc. Contents include: Locating the Workshop; Layout; Machinery; Systems; Specialty Shops; Dream Shops; Storage; Fixtures.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Used.


Landmark Architecture of Palm Beach : Revised Edition
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Landmark Architecture of Palm Beach : Revised Edition

By Hoffstot, Barbara D

Pittsburg, PA, USA: Ober Park Associates, 1980. 226 pages, b/w photos. Clean, crisp copy. Contents include the Buildings: North of Dunbar Road; Between Dunbar Road and El Bravo Way; El Bravo Way and South.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.


Enjoying Architecture : Oriel Guides

By Gloag, John

London, U.K.: Oriel Press, 1965 96 pages, Index, B/W Photos, teal boards with gilt lettering. Book is clean inside and out, no flaws of mention. Dustjacket is bright, few tiny specks/smudges, old price sticker on front cover & front flap, two tiny tears on top edge. Book might be better titled "The Pleasures of Architecture." It is a short and beautifully lucid social history of architecture. Architecture is about people. In building they have expressed and continue to reveal their character, their standards, their beliefs. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.