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Image for Artillery Firing: Translated from the French Edition of November 19, 1917. (Confidential No. 990.)

Artillery Firing: Translated from the French Edition of November 19, 1917. (Confidential No. 990.)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Headquarters American Expeditionary Forces / Berger-Levrault: 1918

Seller ID: 2199900

Condition: Good


Wrappers lightly creased, ink names of military personnel on front cover and in front and end matter (George O. Huber, Clayton E. Seachman). 1918 Hard Cover. 356 pp. Stiff cardstock binding with cloth spine. A World War I era guide to firing artillery, published by the American Expeditionary Forces (A.E.F.) in France, March 1918, with black-and-white diagrams and illustrations, including several fold-outs. View more info

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Model Changes War Style (Blueprint for Victory)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Department of Public Relations General Motors: 1942

Seller ID: 2206686

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa 1940's), edges very minimally rubbed, top page corners very lightly bumped, pencil number to title page. 1942 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. Based on informal talk by O.E. Hunt, Engineer, General Motors Corporation, at meeting of Automotive Council for War Production, Detroit, Michigan, January 24, 1942.KEYWORDS: MODEL CHANGES WAR STYLE BLUEPRINT FOR VICTORY MILITARY SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING MACHINE... View more info

Image for Engineer Field Manual, Parts I-VII: I. Reconnaissance, II. Bridges, III. Roads, IV. Railroads, V. Field Fortification, VI. Animal Transportation, VII. Tables, Weights, Measures, and Specific Gravities (Professional Papers of the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, No. 29)

Engineer Field Manual, Parts I-VII: I. Reconnaissance, II. Bridges, III. Roads, IV. Railroads, V. Field Fortification, VI. Animal Transportation, VII. Tables, Weights, Measures, and Specific Gravities (Professional Papers of the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, No. 29)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1917

Seller ID: 2267149

Condition: Good


No jacket, spine slightly cocked, page ridges lightly foxed, pencil note on front paste-down endpaper. 1917 Small Hard Cover. 541 pp. Engineer Field Manual, Parts I-VII: I. Reconnaissance, II. Bridges, III. Roads, IV. Railroads, V. Field Fortification, VI. Animal Transportation, VII. Tables, Weights, Measures, and Specific Gravities (Professional Papers of the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, No. 29). View more info

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Signal Book United States Army, 1916

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1916

Seller ID: 2280073

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front wrapper, ink name and pencil name on front flyleaf, ink crossover on front wrapper verso, front hinge starting, faint stain to top page corner of pages 23-38. 1916 Small Softcover. 64 pp. Personal copy of Camp Lee soldier Candidate F.H. Kelly, 35th Company, 7th Bn. Central Officer's Training School, Camp Lee, Virginia. A U.S. Army handbook on Morse Code and signaling. View more info

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Technical Manual Electrical Fundamentals (War Department TM 1-455)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287626

Condition: Good


Ink name on front wrapper, minor water damage. 1941 Soft Cover. 155 pp. CONTENTS: Electrical Energy; Batteries; Solution of Circuits; Magnetism; Alternating Current; Inductance; Capacitance; Power Equipment; Electrical Measuring Instruments; Appendix I. Electrical Symbols; Appendix II. Summary of Formulas; Appendix III. Mathematical Table of Squares and Square Roots; Appendix IV. Glossary. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools, May 26, 1941 (War Department TM 10-590)

Technical Manual Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools, May 26, 1941 (War Department TM 10-590)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287627

Condition: Good


Minor water damage. 1941 Soft Cover. 120 pp. CONTENTS: Section I. General: Employment. Section II. Use and Care of Hand Tools: Hammers; Screw Drivers; Shears, Pliers, and Nippers; Wrenches; Holding Devices; Files and Filing; Hacksaws; Punches and Punching; Chisels and Chipping; Drills and Drilling; Grinding and Sharpening Drills; Counterboring and Counterskinking; Reamers and Reaming; Threads, Taps, and Dies; Threads; Use of Taps; Tapping; Use of Dies; Cutting and Thread... View more info

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Technical Manual Aircraft Instruments, February 2, 1942 (War Department TM 1-413)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: War Department: 1942

Seller ID: 2287629

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1942 Soft Cover. 234 pp. CONTENTS: General; Maintenance, Storage, and Repair; Installation; Fuel Pressure Gages; Suction Gages; Manifold Pressure Gages; De-Icing Pressure Gages; Oil Pressure Gage; Landing Gear Pressure Gage; Engine Gage Units; Chronometric Tachometers; Generator-Voltmeter Tachometers; Engine Synchronism Indicator (Weston); Engine Synchroscope (Eclipse); Vapor Pressure Thermometers; Cylinder Temperature Gages; Fuel Mixture Indicators; ... View more info

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Technical Manual Basic Photography, July 1, 1941 (War Department TM 1-219)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287630

Condition: Very Good


Ink note on front wrapper verso and on rear wrapper recto. 1941 Soft Cover. 342 pp. CONTENTS: General; Elementary Photography; Chemistry; Sensitized Materials; Optics; Filters; Sensitometry; Ground Camera Photography; Negative Making; Printing; Copying; Lantern Slides and Film Slides; Color Photography; Laboratory Operations; Appendix I. Formulary; Appendix II. List of Chemicals; Appendix III. Tables Used in Photography; Appendix IV. Glossary of Terms; Index. View more info

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Technical Manual Theory of Flight, February 24, 1941 (War Department TM 1-400)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287631

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss to spine head and spine base. 1941 Soft Cover. 182 pp. CONTENTS: General; Fundamentals of Aerodynamics; Airfoils; Parasite Drag; Propellers; Performance; Equilibrium, Stability, and Control; Dynamic Loads; Appendix: Nomenclature; Index. View more info

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Technical Manual Aircraft Propellers (War Department TM 1-412)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: War Department: 1940

Seller ID: 2287632

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper. 1940 Soft Cover. 107 pp. CONTENTS: General; Ground Adjustable Propeller; Lycoming-Smith Controllable Propeller; Curtiss Controllable Propeller; Hamilton Standard Two-Position Propeller; Hamilton Standard Constant Speed Propeller; Hamilton Standard Hydromatic Propeller; Propeller Anti-Icer Equipment; General Maintenance and Repair; Index. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Airplane Structures (War Department TM 1-410)

Technical Manual Airplane Structures (War Department TM 1-410)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287633

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper. 1941 Soft Cover. 132 pp. CONTENTS: General; Fuselages; Engine Mounts; Wings; Stabilizers; Flight Control Surfaces and Wing Flaps; Flight Control Mechanisms; Landing Gear; Tires and Tubes; Wheels; Brakes; Cockpits and Cabins; Cowling and Fairing; Shielding and Bonding; Towing, Mooring, and Handling; Hydraulic Jacks; Cleaning; Lubricants; Insignia and Markings; Index. View more info

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Technical Manual Aircraft Engine Operation and Test (War Department TM 1-408)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: War Department: 1940

Seller ID: 2287634

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1940 Stapled Binding. 62 pp. CONTENTS: Control Systems; Operation; Testing; Troubles; Storage and Shipment. View more info

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Technical Manual Aircraft Engines, December 9, 1941 (War Department TM 1-405)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287635

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper. 1941 Stapled Binding. 81 pp. CONTENTS: Internal-Combustion Engine Principles; Classification and Description of Engine Types; Description and Construction of Engine Units; Repair Principles; Engine Lubrications; Engine Cooling. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Airship Aerodynamics, February 11, 1941 (War Department TM 1-320)

Technical Manual Airship Aerodynamics, February 11, 1941 (War Department TM 1-320)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287636

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1941 Stapled Binding. 66 pp. CONTENTS: General; Resistance; Power Requirements; Stability; Control; Aerodynamic Stress. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, October 20, 1941 (War Department TM 1-411); Plus Supplement No. 1

Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, October 20, 1941 (War Department TM 1-411); Plus Supplement No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287637

Condition: Good


Ink name on front wrapper of both volumes, page ridges lightly foxed on Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, October 20, 1941.. 106; 12 pp. 2 volume set. CONTENTS: Hydraulic Principles; Hydraulic System Units; Airplane Hydraulic Systems; Inspection of Hydraulic Systems; Gases; Fire-Extinguishing Equipment; Flotation Equipment; Oxygen Equipment; Ice Eliminating Equipment; Heating and Ventilating Equipment; Aircraft Parachute Flare; Inde... View more info

Image for Supplement Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, August 1, 1942 (Army Air Forces Technical Training Command, Supplement No. 1, TM 1-411)

Supplement Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, August 1, 1942 (Army Air Forces Technical Training Command, Supplement No. 1, TM 1-411)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Headquarters, Army Air Forces Technical Training Command: 1942

Seller ID: 2287638

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper, front wrapper faintly foxed. 1942 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. CONTENTS: Master Cylinder Hydraulic Brake Systems. View more info

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Andrew Carnegie: The Man and His Work

By: Alderson, Bernard

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: New York: Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2164109

Condition: Very Good


1909 reprint. Boards soiled, ink school library information on front endpaper - no other marks. 1902 Hard Cover. viii, 231 pp. 8vo. Includes fold-out view of Homestead, Duquesne, and Edgar Thompson Steel Works in Pennsylvania. A biography of the prominent 19th century businessman who made his fortune in steel. View more info

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Index of Preprints

By: American Society of Civil Engineers

Price: $2.00  $1.60

Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers: 1975

Seller ID: 1536499

Condition: Good


Pencil marks on front cover. 1975 Stapled Binding. ASCE National Structural Engineering Convention April 14-18, 1975. Index of Meeting Preprints View more info

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Landmarks in Mechanical Engineering (ASME International History and Heritage)

By: ASME International History and Heritage

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Purdue University Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2208586

ISBN: 1557530947

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. A nice copy. 1997 Large Softcover. xvii, 364 pp. The book describes, and where possible illustrates, historic mechanical engineering landmarks, representing the accomplishments of mechanical engineers over the past 250 years-from the steam engine of Thomas Newcomen (1712), which launched the Industrial Revolution, to the Saturn V rocket (1967). Some of them are recognizable to us all, such as Xerography, Sikorsky's helicopter, and Disneyland's monorail. Oth... View more info

Image for Recommended Practices for Welding Reinforcing Steel, Metal Inserts and Connections in Reinforced Concrete Construction

Recommended Practices for Welding Reinforcing Steel, Metal Inserts and Connections in Reinforced Concrete Construction

By: AWS Committee on Welding COncrete Reinforcing Steel

Price: $2.00  $1.60

Publisher: American Welding Society: 1961

Seller ID: 1536520

Condition: Good


Crayon underlining in text. 1961 Stapled Binding. Contents include: General Provisions, Design of Welded Connections, Details of Welded Connections, Workmanship and Procedure, Welder Qualification and Inspection, Designs View more info

Image for Austin Healey 100/6 and 3000 1956-68 Autobook (Owners Workshop Manual, Autobook 726)

Austin Healey 100/6 and 3000 1956-68 Autobook (Owners Workshop Manual, Autobook 726)

By: Ball, Kenneth

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Autopress Ltd.: 1969

Seller ID: 2281523

ISBN: 0851470351

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1969 Hard Cover. A workshop manual on the restoration and care of Austin Healey automobiles. View more info

Image for The Anatomy & Development of the Sports Prototype Racing Car

The Anatomy & Development of the Sports Prototype Racing Car

By: Bamsey, Ian

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: Motorbooks International: 1991

Seller ID: 2200667

Condition: Near Fine


Minor wear to jacket corners, sticker ghost on rear jacket corner. 1991 Hard Cover. 218 pp. 8vo. Bamsey has tackled this subject with clarity and expertise to reveal fully the technical development of today's World Sports Car Championship contenders. Historical introduction to revolutionary technology design to achieve undreamed-of maximum speeds. New possibilities for increased aerodynamic performance are described and analysed in detail. AND in-depth study of WSCC str... View more info

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The Language of Edison's Light

By: Bazerman, Charles

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284472

ISBN: 026202456X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head bumped, minor tear to top corner of rear jacket panel. 1999 Hard Cover. x, 416 pp. Technology is business, and dealing with the media, the public, financiers, and government agencies can be as important to an invention's success as effective product development. To understand how rhetoric works in technology, one cannot do better than to start with the American inventor Thomas Alva Edison and the incandescent light bulb. Charles Bazerman ... View more info

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The Innovators: The Engineering Pioneers Who Made America Modern (Wiley Popular Science)

By: Billington, David P.

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202953

ISBN: 0471140260

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Near Fine. 1996 Hard Cover. x, 245 pp. Enter the workshops of America's early engineering geniuses and discover how they came up with their ideas and applied them to the marketplace. David Billington, acclaimed author of The Tower and the Bridge, reveals the strokes of brilliance behind such landmark developments as the steamboat, electric power, and the rise of the iron and steel industry. He explains each major innovation through the story of... View more info

Image for Wave Propagation in Periodic Structures: Electric Filters and Crystal Lattices (Dover Books on Engineering and Engineering Physics)

Wave Propagation in Periodic Structures: Electric Filters and Crystal Lattices (Dover Books on Engineering and Engineering Physics)

By: Brillouin, Leon

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1953

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2266485

Condition: Good


Second edition. Large closed tear on rear wrapper, wrappers lightly toned, ink name and details of previous owner on half-title page (he was a member of the physics department at the University of Illinois). 1953 Trade Paperback. xii, 255, [21] pp. Classic treatment of wave propagation covers a broad variety of problems with a common mathematical background, from solid state physics to propagation along electric lines, X-rays, rest rays, certain optical reflections, elec... View more info

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Use of Polymers in Highway Concrete

By: Chen, W.F.; Manson, J.A.; Mehta, H.C..; Vanderhoff, J.W.

Price: $2.00  $1.60

Publisher: American National Society of Civil Engineers: 1975

Seller ID: 1536493

Condition: Very Good


1975 Stapled Binding. ASCE National Structural Engineering Convention April 14-18, 1975. Meeting Preprint 2472 View more info

Image for Optimal Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Optimal Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

By: COhn, M.Z.

Price: $2.00  $1.60

Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers: 1975

Seller ID: 1536505

Condition: Very Good


Spine edge toned. 1975 Stapled Binding. ASCE National Structural Engineering Convention April 14-18, 1975. Meeting Preprint 2428 View more info

Image for Automatic Train Control Bulletin No. 8: Description of Continuous Inductive Train Control Systems of the Union Switch and Signal Company

Automatic Train Control Bulletin No. 8: Description of Continuous Inductive Train Control Systems of the Union Switch and Signal Company

By: Committee on Automatic Train Control, American Railway Assocaition

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Committee on Automatic Train Control, American Railway Assocaition: 1931

Seller ID: 1826230

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly rubbed. 1931 Trade Paperback. 218 pp. Original wrappers. In-depth description of the devices used by the Union Switch & Signal Company, part of a series released by the American Railway Association. Includes photographs, diagrams, and detailed charts regarding locomotives, gasoline electric motor cars, engine circuits, related apparatus, and signals, with descriptions of over a dozen railroad routes throughout the United States. View more info

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A Text-Book of Paper-Making [Textbook of Papermaking]

By: Cross, C.F.; Bevan, E.J.

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: E. & F.N. Spon, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2197665

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed and somewhat soiled, shallow chip from spine head. Binding tight and square, interior clean with pages only lightly toned. 1920 Hard Cover. xi, 527, 12 pp. 8vo. An extensive guide to the manufacture of paper, originally published in 1888. This edition, according to the preface 'has been carefully revised with reference to technical and scientific progress. The disturbance of the Paper-making Industry under the stress of war conditions [referring to World Wa... View more info

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The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

By: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation

Price: $250.00  $200.00

Publisher: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198471

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Fold-out diagrams included. Faintly stained along spine, owner bookplate on front endpaper, first plate and adjacent page foxed, illustration of airplane affixed to title page. 1918 Hard Cover. 72 pp. A handbook of the workings of the Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor. Contents include specifications, examination of parts, general construction, flying, landing, tables, and more. Black and white illustrations included. View more info