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Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987

Condition: Good


One inch tear to spine head, ink name, pages toned. 1935 Stapled Binding. 154 pp. CONTENTS: Building Stratosphere Air-Liners, by Allan Lockheed; Knock Down Monuments with Feathers, by Nic Sprank in Oddities of Science; American Railroads Challenge Speed Records; Racing Time for News Scoops, by Robert L. Frey; How I Judge Championship Fights, by General J.V. Clinnin; Get Cash for Puzzle Solutions - Furniture Contest Winners Get $125.00; Electrical City Built Without Chimn... View more info

Image for Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: H.M. Stationery Office / Samson Clark & Co., Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2181996

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. Thirty issue non-continuous run, including: October 1942 - June 1943, August & September 1943, December 1943 - May 1944, July 1944 - July 1945. Black & white photographs of various military aircraft, as well as diagrams featuring various views, with specifications and sillographs (silhouettes). Released during World War II to aid military personnel in identifying enemy aircraft and differentiating them from friendly aircraft. View more info

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Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.S. Mittler & Sohn: 1938

Seller ID: 2181998

Condition: Good


Wrappers splitting along spine, ink 'File Copy' stamp on front wrapper, faint stain on fore-edge margin. 1938 Stapled Binding. [v], 216-258 pp. A photographic guide to various military aircraft. View more info

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Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2182156

Condition: Good


Wrappers foxed. 18, [2] pp. Color illustrations and general specifications of nine early 20th century airplanes, including: Short 'Sunderland' Long-Range Reconnaissance Flying-Boat; Short 'Empire' 'C' Class Flying-Boat; Supermarine 'Stranraer' Flying-Boat; Supekrmarine 'Walrus' Amphibian; Airspeed 'Envoy' Passenger or Freight Carrying Monoplane; Avro 'Anson' Reconnaissance Monoplane; Airspeed 'Oxford' Advanced Training Monoplane; Fairey 'Swordfish' Torpedo-Spotter-Reconn... View more info

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General Instrument Equipment for Aircraft. 1927. (For Official Use Only. Air Publication 1275.)

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1927

Seller ID: 2208369

Condition: Good


Former library copy, only a few marks. A few light spots on front board. 1927 Hard Cover. Unusual binding - sewn gatherings, printed paper spine wrap reinforced underneath with cloth, hardcover boards shoestring bound over top. A military personnel manual printed by the British government between the world wars, illustrated with numerous photographs of instruments used in military aircraft, and charts and diagrams providing useful information for pilots. Includes a fold-... 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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Jet Fighters (The History of the World Wars Special No. 3)

By: Anderton, David A.; Batchelor, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1975

Seller ID: 2201663

Condition: Good


Front hinge starting. 1975 Large Softcover. 63, [1] pp. CONTENTS: The World's First Jet Fighter; Wartime Developments: Too Fast to Fight; Postwar Developments: The Sweep Towards Mach I; War in Korea: The First Jet Fighter Aces; Dead End Developments; The Sixties: Lessons from Small Wars; The Present: Soaring Cost and Complexity; The FUTURE: Where Do We Go From Here?; Ejector Seats; Fighter Armament: Choose Your Weapon. 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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Seventy Years of Amazing Technical Progress: A Series of Essays

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Thomas B. Barker: 2018

Seller ID: 2280438

ISBN: 1731043392

Condition: Near Fine


Bottom corner lightly bumped. 2018 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 112 pp. From the early days of the space race to the age of computers, Tom Barker relives his experiences during the development of modern technological advances. Professor Emeritus Barker takes you on a journey from his own perspective and personal experience. His journey along the way includes some of his own hands-on contributions to this exponential explosion of tec... View more info

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The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom

By: Benkler, Yochai

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Yale: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280082

ISBN: 0300110561

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2006 Hard Cover. With the radical changes in information production that the Internet has introduced, we stand at an important moment of transition, says Yochai Benkler in this thought-provoking book. The phenomenon he describes as social production is reshaping markets, while at the same time offering new opportunities to enhance individual freedom, cultural diversity, political discourse, and justice. But these results are by no mean... View more info

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Chronicle of Flight: A Year-By-Year History of Aviation

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd. / The Easton Press: 2003

Seller ID: 2277127

ISBN: 0785372466

Condition: Near Fine


Rebound by Easton Press in burgundy leather with photographic picture plate mounted on front board, gilt titles, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Blank publisher bookplate laid in. 2003 Full-Leather. 512 pp. A thorough history of flight from the earliest concepts to the present day, illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Aircraft Year Book 1929

By: Bradley, Samuel Stewart; Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, Inc.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, Inc.: 1929

Seller ID: 2192656

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned and lightly foxed, boards lightly soiled. 1929 Hard Cover. xv, 484 pp. 8vo. Includes fold-out airway maps of the United States and Europe, black & white photographs, and diagrams of numerous varieties of aircraft and their components. View more info

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Electrician's Mate 1 & C, Navpers 10550-A (Navy Training Courses)

By: Bureau of Naval Personnel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1954

Seller ID: 2199250

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, general light wear, pages toned. 1954 Trade Paperback. ix, 679 pp. World War II era navy electrician's manual. CONTENTS: Chapter 1: Duties and responsibilities; Chapter 2: D-c and a-c circuit analysis; Chapter 3: Generators and voltage regulators; Chapter 4: D-c motors; Chapter 5: D-c windings; Chapter 6: A-c motors; Chapter 7: A-c windings; Chapter 8: Transformers; Chapter 9: Meters and instruments; Chapter 10: Batteries; Chapter 11: Electric power systems... View more info

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By Any Means Necessary: America's Secret Air War in the Cold War

By: Burrows, William E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265353

ISBN: 0374117470

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on jacket rear, jacket edges lightly bumped. 2001 Hard Cover. xiii, 398 pp. Unknown to the public and cloaked in the utmost secrecy, the United States flew missions against the Communist bloc almost continuously during the Cold War in a desperate effort to collect intelligence and find targets for all-out nuclear war. The only hint of the relentless, clandestine operations came when one of the planes was shot down. Many of the air force and navy fl... View more info

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Product Design Now: Designs and Sketches

By: Campos, Cristian (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins Design: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199620

Condition: Fine


First edition. Includes original jacket. An exceptional copy.Fine. 2006 Large Hardcover. 255 pp. Product designers are faced with the challenge of designing merchandise, which is not only functional and easy to use, but attractive and eye-catching to the consumer. Product Design Now showcases the best products designed in recent years -- with a special focus on electronics -- categorized by size: small, medium, large, and extra large. Emphasizing the design process step-... View more info

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Bombers, 1914-1939 (History of the World Wars Special)

By: Cooper, Bryan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Phoebus Publishing Company: 1975

Seller ID: 1850207

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed, binding repaired. 1975 Trade Paperback. 64 pp. A thorough and interesting pictorial history of bomber use during World War I up to World War II. View more info

Image for Aircraft Recognition for the Ground Observer (AF Manual 355-10)

Aircraft Recognition for the Ground Observer (AF Manual 355-10)

By: Department of the Air Force

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Department of the Air Force: 1955

Seller ID: 2193869

Condition: Very Good


1955 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 172 pp. Flexible wrappers, post bound. A guide to identification of aircraft for those on the ground, issued by the United States Air Force. View more info

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Ships, Aircraft, and Weapons of the United States Navy

By: Department of the Navy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DOD: 1980

Seller ID: 1765688

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1980 Stapled Binding. 51 pp. Original wrappers. A pictorial booklet of the various military vehicles in use at the time of publication, with photographs and specifications of each. View more info

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The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft: The Development and Specifications of Over 2500 Civil and Military Aircraft from 1903 to the Present Day

By: Donald, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1999

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2263712

ISBN: 0760705925

Condition: Very Good


One inch chip to jacket rear. 1999 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 929 pp. An exhaustive reference of 100 years of military and civil aircraft, profusely illustrated with color and black & white photographs, with detailed specifications. View more info

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Pioneer America: Its First Three Centuries

By: Drepperd, Carl W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1894081

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Ink name on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with loss from corners, 1 inch internal tear in front jacket panel, jacket price clipped. 1949 Hard Cover. vi, 311 pp. A profusely illustrated history of early America, from the days of exploration and early settlers through the colonial and revolutionary periods, to the Columbia Exposition of 1893, with particular focus on the crafts, gadgets, inventions, and discoveries of American... View more info

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Pioneer America: Its First Three Centuries

By: Drepperd, Carl W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1913226

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Boards lightly rubbed. 1949 Hard Cover. vi, 311 pp. A profusely illustrated history of early America, from the days of exploration and early settlers through the colonial and revolutionary periods, to the Columbia Exposition of 1893, with particular focus on the crafts, gadgets, inventions, and discoveries of American pioneers. View more info

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Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age

By: Essinger, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melville House: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272329

ISBN: 1612194087

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2014 Hard Cover. xvi, 254 pp. Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named “Ada,” after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century’s version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why? Because, after computer pioneers such as Alan Turing began to rediscover her, it slowly became apparent that she had been a key but overlooked figure in the invention of the computer. In Ada Lovela... View more info

Image for Dart Maintenance & Repair Guide for 1970-1976 Models, Demon, Swinger (Motor)

Dart Maintenance & Repair Guide for 1970-1976 Models, Demon, Swinger (Motor)

By: Forier, Louis C. (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Motor: 1977

Seller ID: 2197880

Condition: Good


Light shelf wear, light smudging on title page. Binding tight. Includes black & white photographs. 1977 Hard Cover. 140 pp. Trouble Diagnosis Guide 64 pp. The Dodge Dart was an automobile built by the Dodge division of the Chrysler Corporation from 1960 to 1976. The Dart was introduced as a lower-priced, shorter wheelbase, full-size Dodge in 1960 and 1961, became a mid-size car for 1962, and finally was a compact between 1963 and 1976. Dodge also used the Dart name for a... View more info

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Jane's Pocket Book of Modern Tanks and Armored Fighting Vehicles

By: Foss, Christopher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1974

Seller ID: 2203358

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1974 Small Softcover. 208 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Abbreviations; Tanks (Medium & Light); Armoured Cars (& Reconnaissance Vehicles); Mechanized Infantry Combat Vehicles (& APCs); Self-Propelled Guns; Bridgelayers; Armoured Recovery Vehicles; Index.Keywords: CHRISTOPHER FOSS JANE'S POCKET BOOK MODERN TANKS ARMORED FIGHTING VEHICLES MILITARY TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY HISTORY View more info

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The Coming Digital God

By: Froese, Arno; Froese, Joel & Brown, Jerry

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Midnight Call Ministries: 2001

Seller ID: 1516862

Condition: Near Fine


2001 Trade Paperback. 253 pp.The Coming Digital God is a sobering report of where we are today, and how far into the fulfillment of the 'Mark of the Beast' we have advanced. A dynamic team of field experts give a full and well-rounded view from various aspects of technology and its obvious union with Bible prophecy. 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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Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System

By: Gates, Bill & Hemingway, Collins

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280079

ISBN: 0446525685

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1999 Hard Cover. In his new book, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates discusses how technology can help run businesses better today and how it will transform the nature of business in the near future. Gates stresses the need for managers to view technology not as overhead but as a strategic asset, and offers detailed examples from Microsoft, GM, Dell, and many other successful companies. Companion Web site. View more info

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The Farther Shore: A Natural History of Perception, 1798-1984

By: Gifford, Don

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205507

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Jacket faintly toned, front jacket flap creased. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 257 pp. A work of extraordinary erudition and clarity, The Farther Shore shows how technology has transformed civilization, and how it has profoundly altered the ways we perceive virtually everything. A brilliant illumination of what the human race has made of itself and the world.KEYWORDS: DON GIFFORD FARTHER SHORE NATURAL HISTO... View more info

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Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen and the Early History of the Roentgen Rays, with a Chapter [of] Personal Reminiscences of W.C. Rontgen

By: Glasser, Otto; Boveri, Margret

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Charles C Thomas: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275123

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy, usual marks. 1934 Hard Cover. xii, 494 pp. 4to. Green cloth, black leather spine label, gilt titles. An account of the discovery of x-ray technology by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, and the early development of diagnostic radiology. Garrison-Morton 2702 (referencing 1933 British edition): The standard biography of Roentgen with a detailed history of the discovery of the Roentgen rays and the early period of roentgenology. Bibliography of 1044 items publis... View more info

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History of Western Science, 1543-2001

By: Gribbin, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 2006

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2274205

Condition: Near Fine


2008 4th printing. 2006 Hard Cover. xxix, [1], 706 pp. Navy blue leather spine over pictorial cloth boards, gilt titles, top edge gilt, color frontispiece. A four hundred fifty year of scientific discoveries and theories in Western civilization, illustrated with color plates and reproductions of historical engravings. View more info