New York / New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, with Modern Industry Magazine, 1949. Octavo; vg/good; dj, orange spine with white and black text; dj, age-toned, with chipping and rubbing; several small open tears; HB, green cloth spine with gold text in black panel; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; former owner's name in ink, ffep; text block, clean; illus.: figures, tables; 451pp.
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1974. First edition. Octavo. Fair in good- DJ. Tan spine with brown lettering. Several chips missing tot he dust jacket along the top and bottom of the spine and the top of the front panel. Some rubbing to dust jacket. Book covers bowed outwards from water damage that has stained both covers significantly. Binding slightly loose near the front hinge. Book block edges and text pages generally very good. 393pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1948. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with red band and gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight spotting, wear to outside corners, spine caps and bottom edge; Textblock has spotting on front edge, tanned front endpapers, name in ink on front endpapers, spotting to preliminary pages at top; pamphlet inserted “Answer to Even-Numbered Problems in Alternating-Current Circuit Theory”; xvi, 603 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
David & Charles Reprints, 1972. Reprint. Quartos: VG-/VG-: Light blue spines with black and white text: MISSING SLIPCASE: 5 Volume Set: DJ's have similar general shelfwear, some rubbing, foxing to interior of DJ, original price sticker on front flap, Vol. 5 has creasing along head edge with a 1 inch closed tear along with very small tear on back flap, clean: Boards are strong and clean, general shelfwear, Vols 1 and 2 have light bumping to head and tail of spine and lower corner, Vol. 3 has light bumping at tail of spine, bindings are solid: Textblock interiors all clean and unmarked, exteriors have minor age toning to head edges, Vol 1 has very small spot on fore edge exterior, Vol 4 has mild staining at top of fore edge, Vol 5 has staining along fore edge: Vol 1- ISBN 0715358715, 457 pp; Vol 2- ISBN 0715358677, 411 pp; Vol 3- ISBN 0715358685, 516 pp; Vol 4- ISBN 0715358693, 499 pp; Vol 5- ISBN 0715358707, 411 pp.
New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1947. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Burgundy/black spine with gilt text; Cloth has slight and minor wear on exterior such as lightly sunned spine with some rubbing at edges but otherwise clean with strong, sturdy planks; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with previous owner's name on ffep, but text pages are clean with tight binding; pp 748.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1970. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 502; VG-/G; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor chipping to edges, price clipping to front flap, 2 closed tears to rear tail edge, tail spine edge is adhered to book; cloth has light wear to exterior, slight sunning to exterior; text block shows very light wear to exterior; interior clean;.
Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1963. UK Printing. thick 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. navy clothbound HB with stamped, centered gilt titles, segmented by thin gold bands located at opposite ends. worn at HB cloth ends, bumped corners, adjacent panels with some rubbing and surfacewear. prior owner name/date on right fep. a tiny patch of foxing to fep, both sides. b/w frontispiece image with text detail faces title page. clear and excellent main textblock. chapter contents include figures and tables. discoloration and spotting on head and fore-edge, less so to tail edge. 688 pp.
New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1955. Octavo; VG/G+; white spine, green text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, foxing on front, open tear on front tail edge, small closed tears on tail edges and front head edge, open tear on spine head edge, open tears on head fore corners, small closed tear on rear fore corner, rubbing on fore edges, rubbing on fore corners, chipping on spine head edge; boards strong, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, minor spotting in front interior, penned signature on front end paper; text block age toned; xi, 278pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Maroon spine with gold text; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to spine/corners, multiple light scratches across front board; Textblock shows publishing paper attached to pasteboard, marks on front end paper, otherwise clean; 433pp.
New York: Academic Press, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; blue spine with white text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, staining, edgewear, two-inch closed tear at front head edge near flap hinge; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, slight water staining on head and tail edges, name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 134.
New York: The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1957. Large Octavo; pp 980; G/no-DJ; gray spine with gilt text to navy band; this volume only; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; wear to corners; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; intact binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1967. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. medium blue DJ spine has off white title, green author and small ivory publisher. moderate edgewear, whitish, light wrinkles, creasing along the edges. DJ under clear protective cover, some soiling to jacket rear. medium gray clothbound HB with lengthy green label and gilt-stamped titling. bound well, sharply cornered boards. several stamps of prior owner to fep and half-title. with tables and figures. interior textblock mark and writing free. 287 pp.
Ann Arbor: J.W. Edwards, 1946. Octavo; Reprint of edition published by Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H., Leipzig, 1931; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, fading/spotting, shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, rear pastedown, and bottom edge, tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; Text in German; xii, 730 pages, illustrated (“mit 431 Abbildungen”).
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Large octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with black text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, staining, small closed tears at spine head; boards are strong and clean, slight cornerwear; textblock has age toning, edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 455; in German. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
London: Oxford University Press, 1949. Octavo; pp 532; G; navy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest wear to exterior; light sunning to spine; light wear to edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; minor crack to front gutter; illustrated;.
Reading, Palo Alto, London: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1964. Second edition. Octavo; G/G-; Gray/black/green spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has moderate wear such as rubbed, age toned, and lightly scratched exteriors, some fraying & small tears at edges; Boards are lightly sunned with rubbing on edges, generally at head & tail of spine; Text block is slightly age toned with light foxing on head edge exterior; pp 374.
New York, Toronto & London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1962. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards have minor shelf wear, strong & clean; Text block is slightly age toned with some foxing on exterior edges & first and last few pages, some pencil toward middle of text, otherwise tight binding and sturdy; pp 336.
Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1827. First. 8vo. Complete. 220pp plus 6 plates in original publishers paper boards and linen spine with paper label. Front board is nearly detached, spine label is intact, bookseller's sticker and former owner's bookplate on front pastedown, binding tight, pages bright and clean.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1989. Octavo: VG/VG: Brown spine with off white text: DJ has edge/shelfwear and chipping along front edge, back is slightly stained: Boards are strong with mild shelfwear along the bottom, ex libris with bookplate from previous owner on front pastedown: Textblock shows some foxing but pages are remarkably clean and bright with no markings, folds or tears: 470 pp.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. Inc., 1955. Octavo; VG-/G-; sun toned gold spine, maroon lettering; dust jacket have major shelfwear and edgewear, large open tears on head edges, closed tears on rear head edge, open tears along front fore edge, closed and open tears along tail edge, open and closed tears and chipping on spine edges, open tears on fore corners, closed tears on front hinge and spine, creasing on front cover, spine sun toned; boards strong, minor rubbing on tail edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on rear head fore corner and spine edges; text block age toned; 433pp.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1964. US Edition. small 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. thin olive green with tiny ivory titling. light scuffing, concentrated at spine ends and along its immediate sides. loss of tint from chips and abrasions, scratches and chafing all around. right fep has name/date of previous owner on right fep. short textblock, with numbered figures and tables. 111 pp.
New York; London: Oxford University Press, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover Large Medium Octavo; VG/VG; Tan Spine with Red Text; DJ shows sunning and age tone on all sides. Tears at foot of spine and foot of back cover. Creasing at foot edge of back cover; Text block age toned but clean; pp 932. Additional cost for items slated for International/Expedited shipping, and for items that are too large or too heavy (over 4 Lbs) for Economy shipping. Please contact shipping department for details.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1959. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/Very Poor; teal spine with black text; jacket has significant wear, with rubbing, age toning, creasing, chipping, multiple open and closed tears around edges and along spine, front flap missing and back flap detached but present; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, small stain on fore edge, name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 147. SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1967. na. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dark gray/charcoal clothbound HB with stamped gilt titling, chafed and worn ends, a touch to the adjacent boards' outer corners. prior institution bookplate affixed to left fep, with stamps and ink code writing upon fep and rear ffep, along with an affixed sleeve. title page is also stamped. volume's main text is clean. head and tail edges clear, but fore-edge stamped. 469 pp.
New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1950. First Edition, First Printing. Large octavo; VG/Poor; blue and black spine with white text; jacket has significant chipping and tearing around edges, age toning, rubbing, scuffing; boards are strong, sunning along spine, minor bumping in bottom front corner, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, minor edgewear, name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 406. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
Scranton: Intext Educational Publishers, 1972. Octavo; VG/VG-; green spine, white and yellow lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, some edgewear, small closed tear on front head edge along hinge, rubbing on hinges and spine near tail edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; boards strong, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block slightly age toned around edges; xiv, 365pp LOCATED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1959. Reissued. Large Octavo; pp 477; G+/no-DJ; blue spine with silver text; sun faded slipcase with intact panels; paper labels to front and rear; some wear and chipping to edges; blue cloth spine with grayish green marbled boards; spine is slightly sunned; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning; illustrated; interior clean.
New York, NY: IEEE Press, 1986. US Printing. Qto. VG/VG. sunned to gray DJ spine with olive titling. few closed tears show at DJ tip and to mocha jacket panels with brown text surrounded by a field of bright green Chinese characters. superficial shelfwear slight,. neat inner flaps snug over bright warm red cloth HB, stamped with gold titling. a few spots on title page, copyright page and contents sheet, the remainder of textblock clear and highlighted by many figures. corner neatly kept with all outer edges unblemished. 418 pp. ISBN# 087942205X.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1956. Second Edition. Octavo; Second Edition; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine black with red bands and gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, covered in clear plastic taped to endpapers, appears clean beneath the plastic; Textblock has slight spotting to top and front edges, plastic cover taped to front and rear endpapers, name in ink and stains from decayed tape on front endpapers, slight spotting to rear endpapers, light amount of pencil annotations in text, pages of penciled notes paper-clipped to page 152; xi, 476 pages, graphs.
Birmingham: printed by Pearson and Rollason; and sold by R. Baldwin, 1785. First Edition. Octavo, viii, 63 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 brown calf, marbled boards; gilt titling to spine; lower front hinge cracking, with tail of spine chipping; with two folding plates in rear; interior clean; incredibly scarce; MW consignment; shelved case 10.
Princeton, New Jersey: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., February 1959. Fourth Printing. 8vo. VG- / - no DJ. yellowed light blue clothbound HB, with imprinted black titleblock label with tiny gilt uppercase for main title and author, gilt bordered and stamped gilt publisher at tail. front board is blind stamp bordered. touch of wear to cloth extremities. P.O.S. name in ink on left fep. text interior sheets, basically clear with numbered figures within the chapters. heavily foxed head-edge, fore-edge and tail. 689 pp.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1980. Oblong quarto; pp 256; G/G-; navy blue spine with white text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; slight toning to rear; moderate wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; cloth has some sunning edges; slightly bowed front board; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: Masson et Cie, Editeurs, 1946. First Edition. 8vo, 53 pages, illustrated; Poor; in clear plastic sleeve, tan cover torn away from binding and brittle with tears at all edges, creased outer corners, peripheral tanning, spotting on back cover, stray pencil line on front cover; interior pages creased lower right of initial pages and upper right of final pages, spine deteriorating, clean text; text in French; "Theses presentees a la Faculte des Sciences de l'Universite de Paris pour obtenir le titre d'Ingenieur-Docteur"; "No d'ordre: 132."
Chicago: Follett Publishing Company, 1976. Fourth edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Grey spine with black text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dustjacket has protective mylar covering that adheres to front pastedown and back pastedown; boards are strong and clean; stamp on front free end page, back free end page, and back pastedown; library slipcase on back free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 352.
New York: Peter Smith, 1945. Octavo; 2 volumes; Copyright 1927, reprinted 1945; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, toning to spines; Text blocks have name in ink on front flyleaf, rear pastedown, bottom edge, mild age-toning to paper; “Translation from the sixth German edition”— title page; 2 volumes (xviii, 1356 pages), “with 1565 illustrations and 7 folding charts” (charts in rear pocket of vol. 2).
Somerset: Haynes Publishing Group, 2002. Small quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; blue spine with yellow & white text; covers have some moderate scratches & rubbing wear on exterior; minor edge wear; slightly bent front tail edge; overall good condition; panels are sturdy & intact; text block has slight wear on exterior edges; text pages are unmarked; binding is tight.
Baltimore, MD & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Dark gray spine with green text: Covers have general shelfwear, some scuff marks, binding solid: Textblock exterior has smudges to tail edge, pages 2-5 have notations and underlining that don't impact readability: 270 pp.
California: James E. Beard, 1960. Second limited edition; signed; wood engravings by Mallette Dean. Thin 10mo in burgundy and beige hardcovers with cloth spine; VG; brown letters on spine; front board slightly warped upward; text and parchment paper clean; includes a Kentucky Railway equipment chart on rice paper at the end; pp. 49; author's dedication and signature on special end page; Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.