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Image for Steel Horizons, Volume 29, Number 1, First Quarter, 1967

Steel Horizons, Volume 29, Number 1, First Quarter, 1967

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh: 1967

Seller ID: 1834526


Lightly rubbed, minor creases along edges. 1967 Magazine. 27 pp. A quarterly publication for the steel industry. Contents include: Exhaust Gases Make Their Exit; Home Builders Put Sales Appeal in the Bathroom; Stainless Lives the Continental Life; Sub-Atomic Particles Go Under the Looking Glass; Utilities Become Beauty Conscious; Tooling Up for Profit; Cleaning the Air We Breathe; Briefs on the Horizon; Stainless Puts Garbage in Its Place; Removing Cash from Cash Registe... View more info

Image for Modern Mechanix and Inventions, March 1935, Volume XIII, Number 5

Modern Mechanix and Inventions, March 1935, Volume XIII, Number 5

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204719


One inch by one inch chip to top right corner of front wrapper, wrappers rubbed, pages toned. 1935 Soft Cover. 146 pp. In this issue: Taxi Plane for Non-Stop Air Liners, - David Sarnoff, RCA President, Predicts TELEVISION WILL CARRY the MAILS. Great articles plus vintage advertisements including Harley Davidson.CONTENTS: Stout Produces First Rear Engine Auto; Television Will Carry the Mails, by David Sarnoff--President R.C.A.; World's Longest Bridges Span San Francisco B... View more info

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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


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


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


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

Image for Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2182156


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


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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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


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


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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The Obligation to Serve

By: Beinetti, George S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Rochester Telephone Corporation: 1971

Seller ID: 2198947


No jacket, pages lightly foxed. 1971 Hard Cover. xii, 60 pp. A biography of the President of the Rochester Telephone Corporation and the U.S. Independent Telephone Association.CONTENTS: preface; foreword by Dr. Paul A. Miller, president of Rochester Institute of Technology; THE OBLIGATION TO SERVE: in the age of cooperation; in an age of consumerism and competition; in an age of common problems; in an age of social responsiveness; in an age of total communications; biogr... 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


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


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

Image for Pinball Effect: How Renaissance Water Gardens Made the Carburetor Possible - and Other Journeys Through Knowledge

Pinball Effect: How Renaissance Water Gardens Made the Carburetor Possible - and Other Journeys Through Knowledge

By: Burke, James

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269219


First edition. Ink gift notes on title page. 1996 Hard Cover. x, 310 pp. 8vo. Picking up the theme of his bestselling Connections and utilizing cross-chapter margin references that imitate computer hypertext, Burke investigates the dynamic interplay of scientific discovery, technological innovation and social change in a dizzying, mind-expanding adventure that explores the crosscurrents of history. One chapter follows a trail from slavery in America to English Quaker abo... 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


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


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


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


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

Image for Ships, Aircraft, and Weapons of the United States Navy

Ships, Aircraft, and Weapons of the United States Navy

By: Department of the Navy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DOD: 1980

Seller ID: 1765688


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

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

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


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


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


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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Belts for Power Transmission: A Systematic Treatment of Belt Materials and Types of Belts, and of the Transmission of Power By Belting, with Specially Calculated Tables (Pitman's Primers)

By: Dunkley, W.G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons:

Seller ID: 1530072


Pencil owner information and dealer sticker on front endpapers. 104 pp. 6 1/4 x 4 1/8. CONTENTS: Preface; I. Belt Materials and Types of Belts; II. Power Transmitted by Belts; III. The Lenix System of Belt Driving; IV. Length of Belts; V. Steel Belts; Index. View more info

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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


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


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 Real World of Technology

By: Franklin, Ursula M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Anansi: 1999

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2200114


3rd printing. Two stickers to rear wrapper, ink name and date to title page, light underlining and marginalia. 1999 Trade Paperback. xii, 209 pp. In this expanded edition of her bestselling 1989 CBC Massey Lectures, renowned Canadian scientist and humanitarian Ursula M. Franklin examines the impact of technology upon our lives and addresses the extraordinary changes in the bit sphere since The Real World of Technology was first published. In four new chapters, Franklin t... View more info

Image for Combined Frigidaire Installation and Service Manual for Air and Water Cooled Compressors

Combined Frigidaire Installation and Service Manual for Air and Water Cooled Compressors

By: Frigidaire Corporation

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Frigidaire Corporation: 1927

Seller ID: 1730009


Single page loose. 1927 Soft Cover. Combined Frigidaire Installation and Service Manual for Air and Water Cooled Compressors. Flexible hardcover boards in screw-post binding. Tipped-in note from previous owner. 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


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


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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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


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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Alexander Graham Bell: The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone

By: Grosvenor, Edwin S.; Wesson, Morgan; Bruce, Robert V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 1997

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198484


Signed by author and inscribed: For a friend who taught me a great deal, in George Eastman's basement. With regret, Morgan Wesson, 5/19/98. Pencil notation on Contents page.Jacket toned. 1997 Large Hardcover. 304 pp. Edwin Grosvenor, Bell's great-grandson and founding editor of the art magazine Portfolio, joins forces with Emmy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Morgan Wesson to tell the dramatic story of the race to invent the telephone--and how Bell's patent for it ... View more info