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.
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Bologna: Stamperia di Lelio dalla Volpe, 1739. Tall quarto, 427pp. Hardcover, quarter-bound in leather and marbled boards, in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Mild abrasions and and rubbing to boards and spine. Decorative marbled endpapers. Light foxing throughout text; small damp-stain to first portion of text at head. Includes 18 fold out engraved plates. Small portion of bookplate remains to fly-leaf. Binding is sturdy. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. Shelve: CASE #4 Spine is black with gilt text and decoration with four raised bands.
New York: The American Engineer and Railroad Journal, . First edition in book form. Approx. 6" x 9" VG slate grey hardcover with gilt lettering. Significant wear to lightly soiled boards at corners and spine ends. Ex-library with associated markings, including "Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences" stamp on top edge of text block and, with address, on front paste-down; attractive blind-stamp from same institute on title page is dated 1932. Abrasion and offsetting to front and rear endpapers. Hinges starting at front endpapers. Age-toned brown paper envelope adhered to rear paste-down is now empty. A few marginal pen marks scattered throughout text. Split-start at pg. 80-81 & 192-193. All else is very good. A compendium of articles originally serially produced as articles in 27 issues of The Railroad and Engineering Journal (New York) beginning in October, 1891. Per Preface, this collection marks their first appearance together in book form. The Wright Brothers are said to have consulted this book while building their first flying machines. Very scarce. Gray/Blue spine (no DJ) with gilt text.
Roma: Societa Cronometrico-Meccanica, 1877-80. Monthly Serial. Octavo; good+/none; white half vellum spine with gilt titles on burgundy label; faux bands; boards, marbled; ex libris, bookplate; foxing; some wear, chipping and bumping; text block, clean; foxing and light toning; mixed pagination per issue; --v1, "Volume Primo, 1877," 72 pp.; 6 illus., plates I-VI with color and multiple figures; --V2, "Volume Secondo, 1879," 188 pp.; 11 illus, color plates VII-XVII with multiple figures; ---V3, "Volume Terzo, 1880," 16 pp., one illus., XVIII, color plate with multiple figures; spine and boards, light staining and wear; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN. [Shelved in Case 10].
London: E. & F. N. Spon, LTD., 1903. Second Edition. Octavo, 35 pages, 12 plates; G+; full binding of red cloth; spine faded with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; small tears at upper joints; wear to crown and tail of spine; previous owner's name at front free end paper; frontispiece cracking at tip-in; fold-out plates at back of volume; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Motorbooks International, Publishers & Wholesalers, 1992. First Edition. Larger Octavo; VG-/paperback; black spine with off-white text; first edition; covers have some crinkling to exterior; otherwise wear to exterior shows slight soiling; covers intact; text block edges have modest toning; illustrated; interior clean; tight binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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: McGraw-Hill, 1959. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Yellow spine with black text; DJ has worn plastic covering, taped to pasteboards; Boards strong, light visible rubbing to corners; Textblock shows faint spotting on exterior edges, few pages with very slight creasing, otherwise clean; 364pp.
Boston: author, 1856. First edition. Small octavo in dark brown gilt hardcovers with gold letters; condition: Good; boards show some soiling and fraying around spine and edges; small black stain on front cover; binding strong; moire edges dusty; paper clean; text clean in tight print, especially end tables; shelved in Case # 10.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1947. Quarto; pp 293; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; full title; The Colorado River: A Natural Menace Becomes a National Resource [Interim Report on the Status of the Investigations Authorized to be Made by the Boulder Canyon Project Act and the Boulder Canyon Project Adjustment Act]; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to pages; previous owner's name to ffep; minor cracking to front gutter; bent page edges toward front; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs; maps tipped in at rear.
Milwaukee: Kalmbach Publishing Co., 1971. Republished. Small Thick Quarto; VG-; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; eleventh edition of 1941 republished; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges blue; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; pp 1312; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Brian Colquhoun and Partners, 1965. Quarto; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, cocked spine, light wear to spine caps and corners, peripheral toning, light soiling to fore edges of front and rear, warping; Text block has tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; At head of title: “Government of Malawi”; variously paged, illustrated (b&w), folded maps. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Academic Press, 1960. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine sun toned brown, maroon letter sun toned grey; all volumes' dust jackets have some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners, significant chipping on spine head edges, light chipping on spine tail edges, sun toned; all volumes' boards strong, light rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, mild bumping on spine edges; all volumes text blocks age toned around edges; volume 1 dust jacket has closed tears on rear head and tail spines, open tear on front head fore corner, damp staining on spine, indent on spine, small pen mark along front fore edge; volume 2 dust jacket has small closed tear on rear head edge, indents on spine, large scratch on rear; volume 3 dust jacket has indent on front hinge, rubbing marks on front and back, scratching on back; volume 1-3 only; Volume 1 - Bioastronautics and Electronics and Invited Addresses; Volume 2 - Propulsion and Auxiliary Power Systems; Volume 3 - Guidance, Navigation, Tracking, and Space Physics [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1956. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with navy text; jacket has age toning, staining, tearing at spine head, clipped bottom corner of front flap (price in upper corner); boards are strong and clean, spine slightly shaken; textblock has age toning, slight edgewear, name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 475. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
Berlin: Verlag von Julius Springer, 1880. First Edition Thus. Quarto; 535pp; an ex-library copy with later workmanlike cloth binding and remnant of old leather title label; university bookplate front pastedown; contents very good throughout with 292 illustrations in text. [Spine; red cloth with worn leather title label].
Hanover, NH: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1994. Quarto; VG-/paperback; yellow/orange/blue pictorial spine with blue text; covers show light wear to exterior; very light creases to front; ex-library sticker to rear; text block edges have only light wear; pictorial endpapers; ex-library markings to copyright page; tight binding; sticker to rear endpaper; interior clean; illustrated; pp 162.
Dayton, OH: Data Corporation, 1965. Large Octavo; Good; gray spines with blue text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Cameras, Magazines and Mounts; vol. 2, Controls, Accessories and Miscellaneous Equipment; vol. 3, Test Equipment; gray 3-post binders; exteriors show slight wear to exteriors; sturdy panels; slight smudges to exteriors; text blocks has slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Cleveland, OH: The Warner & Swasey Co. Softcover Imperial Octavo; VG; Black saddle-stitched covers with red text and silver illustration; Covers show some general shelf ware, rubbing on front, back and spine; Text block age toned but clean, closed tear on front end paper near binding, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 63.
New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1940. Octavo; pp 492; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front ffep; interior lightly toned; illustrated; slight ink.
Dunn Loring, VA: EW Engineering, Inc., 1978. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/G; pp 973; sunned red/yellow spine with black text; volume one only; dust jacket shows some slight scruffing to exterior; some rubbing wear to joints; minor chips to edges; cloth shows some toning to spine; slight wear to exterior otherwise; strong boards; text block exterior edges have modest age toning; ex-library stamp to exterior head edge; ex-library stamp to copyright page; interior clean; illustrated.
New York: Springer-Verlag, 1969. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, black lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general soiling, some edgewear, small closed tear on head edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine head edge, small closed tears on spine head edges; boards strong, minor edgewear; text block slightly age toned, stamp on title page xv, 280pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Malabar: Krieger Publishing Company, 1991. Reprint edition 1991 with corrections. Octavo; Reprint edition 1991 with corrections; G; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, highlighting and ink notation through p. 56, else clean and tight; xix, 745 pages.
Berlin: Verlag von Julius Springer, 1891. Octavo; G+ condition hardcover; red spine, gold text; cover has two stains in front and one in back, some scuffing, rubbing around edges and along spine, webbing beginning to show in front and back, binding still strong; textblock is age toned, front endpaper detached but present, otherwise clean, text in German; pp 646; Vol. 3 of 3 only. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1974. First edition. Octavo. Fair condition hardcover 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. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
Cambrigde, MA and London, UK: The MIT Press, 1993. First MIT Edition. Octavo; pp 464; VG-/paperback; orange/black spine with blue text; covers have modest wear to exterior; intact panels; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's labels to half title page; slight ink and pencil; 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.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1888. Thick Octavo; pp 528; G; green/black pictorial spine with black text; cloth has some rubbing wear to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight age toning; patterned endpapers; small crack to gutter at ffeps; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; profusrly illustrated; partial cracking to gutter at pp 274-290; text pages clean;.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1973. First Edition. DJ's front cover interior flap price clipped. Octavo; VG/G; White spine with black text; DJ shows moderate edgewear, with some small open tears on top/bottom of spine, 1.5" closed tear on middle of spine, light surface scuffing and discoloration; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock age-toned, has front end paper middle portion with marks of white-out; Binding strong; 633pp.
Wiltshire, UK: The Crowood Press, 2007. First Edition. Small Quarto; VG/VG; army green and powder blue spines with white and beige text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Great Britain and Germany, pp 272 [ISBN 9781861269126]; vol. 2, USSR, USA, Japan, France, Canada, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy and Hungary, pp 269 [ISBN 9781861269393]; dust jackets show mild wear to exteriors; mylar wraps; cloths have minimal wear to exteriors; strong, intact panels; text blocks clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York and London: Plenum Press, 1979. Octavo; pp 489; VG-/G-; cream/blue spine with blue and cream text; dust jacket has light soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges, as is; cloth shows mild wear to edges; clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows only light shelf wear to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean;.
Detroit: Chrysler Corporation/Plymouth Division, 1935. Large Octavo; pp 48; Fair/paperback; gray spine with black text; covers severely soiled exterior; moisture staining toward tail edges; noticeable chips to edges; text block has some wear to exterior edges; interior shows some smudges toward edges, otherwise clean; some chipping to tail edges, last few pages; profusely illustrated;.
New York: American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 1942. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, white with blue print; Cover has edgewear, creasing, name in ink on front, small portion at bottom of spine torn away, shelfwear; Text block has cracked front and rear hinges so that it is starting to separate from cover, clean text; 272 pages + 96 pages of advertisements, illustrated (b&w).
New York: American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 1941. Octavo; Fair+; Paperback; Spine, white with blue print; Cover has edgewear, creasing, puckering to rear cover, name in ink on front, shelfwear; Text block has cocked spine, beginning to separate from cover at front and rear hinges, name in ink on title page, clean text; 328 pages + 64 pages of advertisements, illustrated (b&w).
New York: American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 1943. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has edgewear, creasing, name in ink on front, shelfwear; Text block has taped front and rear hinges, clean text; 268 pages + 96 pages of advertisements, illustrated (b&w).
Cambridge, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1990. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 615; G/paperback; green spine with black and ivory text; covers show modest shelf wear to exterior; slight crease to front fore corner; minor wear to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated.
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001. First Printing. Square Octavo; pp 433; VG-; black/blue pictorial spine with white and yellow text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; illustrated; firm binding; CD in pouch to front pastedown;.
American Society of Civil Engineers, 1999. Small Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Dark purple spine with white text: Covers have general shelfwear, some scuff marks, creasing down spine, barcode sticker on inside front cover, binding solid: Textblock exterior clean, ink stamp on title page with previous owner's name, rest of text unmarked: Unpaginated.
New York: Plenum Press, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Two-volume set; large octavo; VG/VG-; purple spines with white text; jackets have rubbing, scuffing, age toning, chipping and small tears around edges; boards are strong and clean, Vol. 2 spine slightly cocked; textblocks have slight edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 430, 584. SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York: Consultants Bureau, 1965. First English Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; jacket has rubbing, age toning, edgewear, open tear at spine head, small closed tears on back head edge; boards are strong and clean; textblock has stamp and name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 291. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.