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

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

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

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

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

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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Andrew Carnegie: The Man and His Work

By: Alderson, Bernard

Price: $10.00

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

Symposium on Effects of Low Temperatures on the Properties of Materials: Presented at a Meeting of the Philadelphia District American Society for Testing Materials March 19, 1946, Philadelphia, Pa

By: American Society for Testing Materials

Price: $3.00

Publisher: American Society for Testing Materials: 1950

Seller ID: 1306699

Condition: Good


Wrappers a bit rubbed, ink on front cover. 1950 Soft Cover. Stapled binding. 62 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction -- A.O. Schaefer; Low Temperature Behavior of Organic Plastics -- H.K. Nason, T.S. Carswell, and C.H. Adams; Low Temperature Properties of Elastomers -- John W. Liska; Discussion; Effects of Subatmospheric Temperatures on the Properties of Non-Ferrous Metals -- Norman L. Mochel; Discussion; Properties of Weldments at Low Temperatures -- Robert D. Stout; Discussion. View more info

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Index of Preprints

By: American Society of Civil Engineers

Price: $2.00

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

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

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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

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

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

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The Anatomy & Development of the Sports Prototype Racing Car

By: Bamsey, Ian

Price: $175.00

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

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

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

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

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

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Optimal Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

By: COhn, M.Z.

Price: $2.00

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

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

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

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

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The Theory and Practice of Bridge Construction in Timber, Iron and Steel

By: Davies, Morgan W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282797

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, front hinge starting, ink stamp on front endpaper. 1908 Hard Cover. viii, 594 pp. Twelve plates, including two fold-outs. CONTENTS: Definition of Terms; Stresses in Beams, Bending Moments and Shearing Forces; Stresses in Framed Structures; Braced Girders with Inclined or Polygonal Chords; Cantilever Bridges; Moment of Inertia and Moment of Resistance; Strength and Fatigue of Timber, Iron, and Steel; Strength of Columns; Rivetted Joints and Conne... View more info

Statistical Adjustment of Data (Dover Books on Elementary and Intermediate Mathematics Series)

By: Deming, W. Edwards

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 1501359

Condition: Very Good


Cover toned, ink name & date stamp on front flyleaf. 1943 Trade Paperback. 261 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William Edwards Deming (October 14, 1900 - December 20, 1993) was an American statistician, college professor, author, lecturer, and consultant. Deming is widely credited with improving production in the United States during World War II, although he is perhaps best known for his work in Japan. There, from 1950 onward he taught top management how to improve design (and th... View more info

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Deschanel's Natural Philosophy, Part I: Mechanics, Hydrostatics, and Pneumatics

By: Deschanel, A. Privat; Everett, J.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1883

Seller ID: 2267138

Condition: Good


Edges lightly rubbed, front wrapper creased, ink name and date on front endpaper, light pencil marginalia throughout text, pages faintly toned. 1883 Soft Cover. xii, 256 pp. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy. Illustrated by 180 engravings on wood, and one colored plate. CONTENTS: Introductory; First Principles on Dynamics, Statics; Gravity; The Mechanical Powers; The Balance; First Principles of Kinetics; Laws of Falling Bodies; The Pendulum; Energy; Elasticity; ... View more info

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Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt: Advanced Engineering in the Temples of the Pharaohs

By: Dunn, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bear & Company: 2010

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2284277

ISBN: 1591431026

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Bottom corner lightly bumped. 2010 Trade Paperback. xxv, 357 pp. A unique study of the engineering and tools used to create Egyptian monuments. Presents a stone-by-stone analysis of key Egyptian monuments, including the statues of Ramses II and the tunnels of the Serapeum. Reveals that highly refined tools and mega-machines were used in ancient Egypt. From the pyramids in the north to the temples in the south, ancient artisans left their marks all over E... View more info

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Analysis and Design of Griplam Nailed Connections

By: Foschi, Ricardo O.; Longworth, John

Price: $2.00

Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers: 1975

Seller ID: 1536508

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1975 Stapled Binding. ASCE National Structural Engineering Convention April 14-18, 1975. Meeting Preprint 2419 View more info

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Admixtures for Concrete

By: Foster, Bruce E.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: American Concrete Institute: 1963

Seller ID: 1536521

Condition: Very Good


1963 Stapled Binding. Contents Include: Accelerating admixtures, Water-reducing admixtures and set-controlling admixtures, Grouting admixtures, Air-entraining admixtures, Gas-forming admixtures, Expansion-producing admixtures, Finely divided mineral admixtures, Damp-proofing and permeability-reducing admixtures, Bonding admixtures, Chemical admixtures. View more info

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Heat Exchanger Design

By: Fraas, Arthur P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1761498

Condition: Very Good


1989 second edition. Corners lightly pushed, shallow 1 inch scratch on front jacket panel. x, 547 pp. This second edition of the well-received work on design, construction, and operation of heat exchangers. Demonstrates how to apply theories of fluid mechanics and heat transfer to practical problems posed by design, testing, and installation of heat exchangers. Tables and data have been brought up to date, and there is new material on problems of vibration and fouling, a... View more info

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Racking Tests of High-Rise Building Partitions

By: Freeman, Sigmund A.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers: 1975

Seller ID: 1536500

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1975 Stapled Binding. ASCE National Structural Engineering Convention April 14-18, 1975. Meeting Preprint 2462 View more info

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Logic Machines and Diagrams

By: Gardner, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1958

Seller ID: 2206177

ISBN: 1117849848

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, faint spots to boards, faint stain to top page ridge. 1958 Hard Cover. ix, 157 pp. The advent of the digital computer has rendered logic diagrams and manipulatives into historical footnotes. Nevertheless, they are significant in the historical development of logic as an area of mathematics. In this book Gardner describes the various ways syllogisms and propositions have been represented in diagrams, but he also spends a great deal of time explaining the person... View more info

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Gilbert Civil Engineering (Surveying) for Boys

By: Gilbert, A.C. [Alfred Carlton]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The A.C. Gilbert Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2206878

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 93 pp. One of a series of works encouraging young boys to explore engineering, machinery, and science, published by the company famous for the Erector Set. Written by the company's co-founder Alfred Carlton Gilbert, who invented the Erector Set. Each of these books was marketed along with a kit made by A.C. Gilbert Company. View more info

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Gilbert Signal Engineering: Complete and Thorough Instructions in All Forms of Signaling for Boys

By: Gilbert, A.C. [Alfred Carlton]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The A.C. Gilbert Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2206880

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 116 pp. One of a series of works encouraging young boys to explore engineering, machinery, and science, published by the company famous for the Erector Set. Written by the company's co-founder Alfred Carlton Gilbert, who invented the Erector Set. Each of these books was marketed along with a kit made by A.C. Gilbert Company. View more info