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The Granting of Inventive Rights

The Granting of Inventive Rights

by KLOOSTER, John W

Minneapolis: Intel-Lex Inc, 1965. Hardcover. Small 4to. Red cloth with gilt lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 152pp. Numerous illustrations and tables. Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear and rubbing. A tight and nice first edition of this unusual "Story Behind the Issuance of Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights." Boldly signed and inscribed by the author in black ballpoint on the front flyleaf: "Feb. 8, 1966 / To / John Sloika / with warm regards / John W. Klooster." Uncommon,... Read more
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$60.00
Health and Life

Health and Life

by Richardson, Benjamin Ward

J. S. Virtue & Co.; London., 1882. Good. Publishers green cloth with gilt decor` and lettering. Patterned endpapers. Hinges cracked (at endpapers). Slight toning of pages and thumbing to extremeties. vii, 335pp.. New edition.. Hard. 12mo. 7 1/2".. Good.
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£24.00
Memoir of Northumberland, Descriptive of its Scenery, Monuments, and History / Dilston Hall; or, Memoirs of the Right Hon. James Radcliffe, Earl of Derwentwater... to Which is Added, A Visit to Bamburgh Castle... / Descriptive and Historical Notices of Some Remarkable Northumbrian Castles, Churches, and Antiquities... [Making up Series One, Two and Three, plus an additional volume]

Memoir of Northumberland, Descriptive of its Scenery, Monuments, and History / Dilston Hall; or, Memoirs of the Right Hon. James Radcliffe, Earl of Derwentwater... to Which is Added, A Visit to Bamburgh Castle... / Descriptive and Historical Notices of Some Remarkable Northumbrian Castles, Churches, and Antiquities... [Making up Series One, Two and Three, plus an additional volume]

by Gibson, William Sidney

Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans / William Pickering; London. , 1111. Good. Four volumes bound as one in red cloth with black calf tile to spine. Light foxing to extremeties. 77pp, 138pp; xvi, 218pp and vii, 168pp. . First printings. Printed 1860, 1848, 1850 and 1854 respectively. . Hard. 8vo. 8 1/2".. Good. Illus. by Illustrated with two frontispieces and several illustrations and facsimiles within text. .
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£122.00
Innovation and Consolidation in Aviation

Innovation and Consolidation in Aviation

by Graham Edkins & Peter Pfister

Ashgate, Aldershot, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Fine. 28 pages, 332 pages with some graphs, tables & illustrations. Bound in original black cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Top edge a little marked. Otherwise a good clean copy. Size: Octavo. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Category: Engineering & Technology; ISBN: 0754619990. ISBN/EAN: 9780754619994. Inventory No: X110-1535-H. This item is potentially heavy when packed and may require... Read more
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£51.70
Canada in Space

Canada in Space

by Lydia Dotto (foreword by Marc Garneau)

Toronto: Irwin, 1987. Paperback. GOOD. 8vo. Small dampstain to lower corner of text block. Pages are lightly tanned. Otherwise a clean, uncreased copy. No writing/markings. 371 pages. -- Ships in custom-fit cardboard box. US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.
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$12.90
Music in Medieval and Early Modern Europe; Patrongage, Sources and Texts

Music in Medieval and Early Modern Europe; Patrongage, Sources and Texts

by Fenlon, Iain (edited by)

Cambridge University Press; Cambridge et al., 1981. Near fine in like dust jacket. 409pp.. First impression.. Hard with Dust Jacket. 8vo. 9 1/2". Near fine in like dust jacket. Illus. by Illustrated with music examples and several facsimiles..
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£48.00
Retrospect: Reminiscences and Impressions of a Hunter-Naturalist in Three Continents 1851-1928

Retrospect: Reminiscences and Impressions of a Hunter-Naturalist in Three Continents 1851-1928

by Chapman, Abel

Gurney and Jackson; London. , 1928. Good+. Lacking dust jacket. Publishers moss green ribbed cloth, with gilt lettering to spine; very lightly marked. Endpapers foxed. All else fine. xix, 353pp. . First impression, with errata slip. . Hard. 8vo. 9". . Good+. Illus. by Fully illustrated from photographs and full page colour and b/w plates and illustrations within text by Joseph Crawhall, W. H. Riddell and rough sketches by the author..
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£50.00
Horse-Drawn Cabs and Omnibuses in Paris: The Idea of Circulation and the Business of Public Transit

Horse-Drawn Cabs and Omnibuses in Paris: The Idea of Circulation and the Business of Public Transit

by Nicholas Papayanis

Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE/FINE. 8vo. Dust jacket is protected in new archival mylar. 217 pages. In this comprehensive study, Nicholas Papayanis explores the history of public transportation in Paris, placing it in the context of the city's urban and social development from the seventeenth century through the nineteenth. -- Ships in custom-fit cardboard box. US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.
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$19.90
Celebration of the Fifth Century of Leonardo da Vinci's Birth: Program April 15, 1952

Celebration of the Fifth Century of Leonardo da Vinci's Birth: Program April 15, 1952

by (DA VINCI, LEONARDO)

Milan: Comitato Nazionale per le Onoranze a Leonardo da Vinci, 1952. Paperback. 4to. Stiff unprinted wrappers, dust jacket. (41pp). Full-page illustrations. Near fine/very good. Minor jacket soiling. Handsome first edition of this elaborate program (entirely in English) celebrating the Italian Renaissance figure's life and achievements. Uncommon and unusual.
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$50.00
Day's Work, The

Day's Work, The

by Kipling, Rudyard

Macmillan and Co., Limited; London. , 1907. Very good. Lacking dust jacket. Gilt medallion to front and lettering to spine. Minor edge-wear to covers. Top edge gilt. Mild foxing to endpapers. 406pp and 1 leaf of publishers ads`. . Reprint thus. Uniform edition.. Hard. 8vo. 8".. Very good.
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£4.80
It's Basic: The ABCs of Computer Programming

It's Basic: The ABCs of Computer Programming

by LIPSON, Shelley

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. Hardcover. Illustrations by Janice Stapleton. 8vo. Yellow and red paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. 46pp, (2pp). Line drawings. Near fine/near fine. First edition of this children's how-to from the Dark Ages of Computers. Tight and pristine.
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$15.00
Panavia Tornado: Strike, Anti-Ship, Air Superiority, Air Defence, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfard Fighter-Bomber (Profiles of Flight Series)

Panavia Tornado: Strike, Anti-Ship, Air Superiority, Air Defence, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfard Fighter-Bomber (Profiles of Flight Series)

by Windle, Dave Bowman, Martin

HARDBACK, "LANDSCAPE FORMAT," SHIPPED FROM THE UK* Edn: 1st.* Imp: 1st.* Date of Publication: 2010* Publisher: Pen & Sword.* Binding and cover condition: Black cloth, gilt title to spine. No bumps, rubs or shelf wear. FINE, AS NEW.* Jacket condition: Colour illustrated dust wrapper, grey and black titles to spine and face. NOT PRICE CLIPPED, showing a shelf price of £19.99, no visible faults. Now in clear protective wrapper. FINE, AS NEW.* Contents condition: PRIVATE COPY NOT EX-LIBRARY. Clean, crisp,... Read more
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£12.95
Whitaker's Almanack: 2001

Whitaker's Almanack: 2001

by N/A

The Stationery Office : London, 2000. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Red cloth covers with gilt titles to spine and front . Dust jacket is little bumped around the edges and a little scratched, otherwise clean and tight internally. Very light foxing to extremeties. 1285pp.. Hard with Dust Jacket. 8vo, 9". Near fine in very good dust jacket.
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£9.91
Electricity and Experimental Physics in 18th-Century Europe

Electricity and Experimental Physics in 18th-Century Europe

by R.W. Home

Variorum, UK, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition. 320 pages. NEW. At the beginning of the 18th century there was no science of physics as we recognise it today; by the early years of the nineteenth century, there was. The articles in this volume are concerned with the process by which this came about. They focus, in particular, on the rise of experimental physics and the interactions between experiment, theory and mathematics in the study of electricity and, to a lesser extent, magnetism... Read more
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£51.30
Struggle for Survival, A; The Elephant Problem

Struggle for Survival, A; The Elephant Problem

by Hanks, Professor John

Country Life Books. , 1979. Good+ in good- dust jacket. DJ lightly sunned and nicked and chipped around edges. Neatly penned ownership inscription to free front endpaper.176pp.. First printing. . Hard with Dust Jacket. 8vo. 9 4/5". . Good+ in good- dust jacket. Illus. by Fully illustrated..
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£4.08
Sowing Moon

Sowing Moon

by Farquhar, Marion Jauncey

Geoffrey Bles; London., 1936. Good. Lacking dust jacket. Publishers yellow cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Corners bumped and cloth a little dust marked and foxed to spine. Edges of pages foxed and a little browning internally, all else clean and tight. . First impression.. Hard. 12mo. 320pp.. Good.
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£6.00
Predicting the Performance of Multistage Separation Processes

Predicting the Performance of Multistage Separation Processes

by Fouad M. Khoury

Houston, TX: Gulf, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE. 8vo. Clean, unopened copy. Includes bibliography, index. 490 pages. -- Ships in custom-fit cardboard box. US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.
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$25.70
Plywood Construction Manual

Plywood Construction Manual

by R.J. Payne (editor)

Vancouver: Council of the Forest Industries of British Columbia, 1971. Second Edition. Hardcover. GOOD. 8vo. Previous owner's address label inside front cover. Gutter is cracked for about 1.5 inches from bottom, but hinge is still sound. Corners lightly bumped. Pages are clean. No writing or highlighting. Red boards with gilt lettering. -- Ships in custom-fit cardboard box. US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.
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$19.90
Ribbon of Highway: Trans-Canada Coast to Coast

Ribbon of Highway: Trans-Canada Coast to Coast

by Kildare Dobbs

Toronto: Little, Brown. Hardcover. FINE/NEAR FINE. Dust jacket has a couple of faint scratches on rear panel. Binding is sound and tight. No writing/markings. Dust jacket is protected in new archival mylar. 239 pages. -- Ships in custom-fit cardboard box. US orders ship USPS from Niagara Falls, NY. Canadian orders ship from Ontario.
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$19.90
iWoz -- Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I invented the personal computer, co-founded Apple, and had fun doing it

iWoz -- Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I invented the personal computer, co-founded Apple, and had fun doing it

by WOZNIAK, Steve

New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2006. Hardcover. Small 4to. Black paper over boards with blue spine lettering, dust jacket. 313pp. Illustrations. Fine/fine. A perfect, pristine, tight later (4th) printing of the American inventor's memoir, signed large and bold by him in blue marker on title page with his nickname: "Woz." Surprisingly scarce.
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$75.00
Carriages

Carriages

by Jacques Damase (translated by William Mitchell)

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1968. First UK edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. Square 8vo. Pleasures and Treasures Previous owner's bookplate on verso of front free endpaper. Dust jacket has very minimal wear to tips, not price clipped. Binding is sound and tight. 100 illustrations, 24 pages in colour. Dust jacket is protected in new archival mylar. 120 pages. Traces the development of the carriage through the centuries in the United States and Europe. -- Ships in custom-fit cardboard box.... Read more
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$19.90
Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands. With Notes

Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands. With Notes

by Various

J. Dodsley; London. , 1782. Good+. Contemporaneous full tree calf. Upper board joints to 4 volumes cracked, lower board joint to 3 volumes are also cracked and occasional slight cracking to the heads and tails of other joints but all boards are held very tight and solid by strong bands. The lettered calf tiles to the spines are all missing. Very pretty gilt tooling to all spines. Slight chipping to head and tails of spines and light rubbing to edges. Corners rubbed. The odd spot of foxing here and there... Read more
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£160.00
Nathaniel Leverone: Pioneer in Automatic Merchandising

Nathaniel Leverone: Pioneer in Automatic Merchandising

by ZEHNPFENNIG, Gladys

Minneapolis: T.S. Denison & Company, 1963. Hardcover. 8vo. Pictorial cloth. 281pp. Near fine. Tight and sharp first edition of this biography of the auto accessories manufacturer (1884-1969) who pioneered the vending industry; he founded Automatic Canteen in 1929 and grew it into the world's largest vending company. He boldly inscribes and signs the front flyleaf in black ink: "To / Luke P. Carroll, / a truly great editor of / a great newspaper. / With best wishes, / Nathaniel... Read more
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$75.00
Fram the Baron

Fram the Baron

by Morton, Anthony

Hodder & Stoughton; London., 1957. Good+. Lacking dust jacket. Spine a touch sunned. Minor foxing to exposed page edges. 192pp. . First printing. . Hard. 12mo. 7 1/2". . Good+.
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£12.00
Red Empire; The Forbidden History of the USSR

Red Empire; The Forbidden History of the USSR

by Hughes, Gwyneth and Simon Welfare (with an introduction by Robet Conquest)

Weidenfeld and Nicolson; London. , 1990. Very good in like dust jacket. DJ price-clipped. 200pp. . First impression. . Hard with Dust Jacket. 4to. 10 2/3". . Very good in like dust jacket. Illus. by Fully illustrated..
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£4.40