Engineering (Science & Tech)
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Boston, Massachusetts: D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1973. English Edition, translated from the French. small 8vo. VG/VG-. solid glossy evergreen DJ spine strip, stout in height with white author followed by the title in sage above tiny white publisher logo. large cut into tip splits deeply but as a closed tear there is no text loss. mild abrasion to tip and tail, visible along perimeter and fatigued corner points also. titling repeats on the charcoal glossy front jacket cover with a simple thin line sketch. slender ivory glossy inner flaps, intact all edges. black clothbound HB, characters stamped in gilt singularly down spine. shallowly blind-stamped border upon front board. faintly yellow age-toning to endpapers. stamped by previous owner on title page. unmarked ivory interior, text on thicker stock sheets. included numbered figures. 216 pp. ISBN# 9027703469.
Bethesda, MD: David W. Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center:, 1980. Large Octavo; pp 503; VG/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows very slight wear to exterior, slight sunning to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1965. Octavo; good/none; red cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; discoloration to left half portion of front board, spine side; light toning at the spine; text block, clean; toning at the edges; B/W illustrations; text figures; yellow highlighting, pages 140-141, else text block, clean; 496pp.
New York, NY: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1980. na. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. lightly faded green spine, large bold black capitals from head to foot. chafed at spine ends, though adjacent panels both smooth and unabraded, front cover the original bright green hue. textblock clean, includes many tables and figures. a neat copy throughout, outer edges clear. 263 pp. ISBN# 0872622436.
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1974. na. thick, oversize Qto. VG-/VG. wide dark brown DJ spine has large off-white titles. jacket front and rear is patterned in red on white, with enlarged full titling in bright ivory upon a large brown arrow and thick brown band, all outlined in red. rusty brown clothbound HB has small white and red stamped titles. its auburn cloth boards are discolored by dust and moisture exposure faintly. blank ivory fep/ffep. voluminous in size and clear/excellent textblock complete in 1067 pp. ISBN# 0070404453.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1959. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; tan spine with dark blue text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, staining on front, edgewear, chipping in corners, two-inch closed tear at front tail edge, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong and clean, slight edgewear; textblock has small stains and name written on front endpaper, slight edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 220. SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
London: The Royal Institute of Chemistry, 1945. First Edition. 8vo., 43 pages, 2 folded leaves of plates, tables, graphs; G; light grey cover with black print, light peripheral browning, tears along spine, slight spotting, bumped upper and lower corners, back cover has chipped upper left corner; inside clean, minor spotting on title page; "This Lecture was delivered at a meeting of the Institute held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, W.C.I, on 26th March, 1945"
8vo, 11 pages, illustrated, graphs; G-; silver cover with black print, quarto folded horizontally in center, slight pen and pencil notation on front cover, slight stain near bottom edge, torn spine at top, bottom, and center, small tear at fold on outside edge throughout, slight smudging; back cover has blue library stamp at bottom edge, creasing along top and spine edges; interior has slight smudging and spotting on pp. 3, 8, text clean; "Reprinted from the November 1918 Issue of The Journal of the Engineer's Club of Philadelphia, and affiliated societies."
Hiroshima: Hiroshima University, 1980. Small Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; Tan spine with black text; Covers have slight shelf wear such as minor scratches & smudges, otherwise sturdy & intact; Previous owner's name on ffep; Text block has slight foxing on edges of first few pages, otherwise clean; pp 177.
Berlin and Frankfurt: Verlag Franz Vahlen GmbH, 1969. Text in German; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; White spine with blue label and blue text. Hard plastic covers have general shelfwear, rear has ink imprint, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, personal inscription in ink by previous owner on front free end paper, otherwise clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 511.
Cambridge: Woodhead-Faulkner, Ltd., 1981. Ex libris on front paste-down, previous owner's name penned on front paste-down; Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with black text; Light edge wear and age toning on dust jacket, mylar cover; Head and tail of spine lightly pushed in, boards are clean and undamaged; Text block is clean and undamaged; 297pp.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier, 1993. Foreign Printing. small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. sun-paled yellow HC spine with black editor and publisher with black editor, bold dark blue titling aligned centrally and black publisher. some tail end title text obscured by taped on label. EX-LIBRIS markings includes stamp on right fep; ffep has two labels and tipped in sleeve strip. perused interior, corners neatly aligned. textblock interior uinmarked, sheet and edges clean, but stamped once on fore-edge. 910 pp. ISBN# 0444816887.
Kazan, USSR: Tatknigoizdat, 1961. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ: Black spine with gold text: Boards are strong with some mild signs of shelfwear mostly concentrated at tail, head and corners: Ex library: Textblock has stamps stating "NASA MSC TECHNICAL LIBRARY" on head and tail edge, front and back free pages have foxing and large spots whited out, contents page has several other whited out blocks, library stamp, none of these impact readability, pages are free of markings, folds and tears: 374 pp.
Anaheim, California: Industrial and Scientific Conference Management, Inc., 1975. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. thick medium green clothbound HB with gilt stamped titling centered upon spine. enlarged, full titling aligned on front board. small amount of edgewear only. chapters, series of sessions include science papers, each listed by author. no marks or writing, thick ivory edges. touch of edgewear to fore-edge, else interior clear and volume in solid shape. 843 pp.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1931. First English Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; black spine with gold text; cover has edgewear, sunning, rubbing, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, edgewear, name written on front endpaper, a few small stains, otherwise clean; pp 349. SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York and London: Academic Press, 1974. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine is red with gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to corners, rubbing to edges, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, label on front paste-down from previous owner, age-toning, content is clear; pp 366; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Elmsford, NY: Pergamon Press Inc., 1981. Quarto: VG/no-DJ: Red spine with gold text: Boards are strong but have some scuffing and dust stains, light fraying around edges, covered in clear plastic dust jacket: Textblock has darkened with some dust stains, mainly on head edge, pages are clean and free of markings, folds and tears: 465 pp.
London: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1948. First Edition. 8vo., v, 34 pages, illustrated; VG; black and white photograph on cover, some rubbing, lower corner folded, some wear to edges, slight soiling on back cover; clean interior, slight bend to upper right corner, blue-penciled price on title page; at head of title "Ministry of Education, Science Museum"; on cover "Handbook for an Exhibition at the Science Museum, South Kensington, April-September 1948"
Washington, D.C. National Academy Press, 1983. Large Octavo; pp 1221; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; full title: Fourteenth Symposium Naval on Hydrodynamics: Propeller-Related Problems, Cavitation, Nonlinear Free-Surface Problems, Viscous Fluid Problems; cloth shows light soiling to exterior; slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Wien: Springer-Verlag, 1980. Italian Printing. wide 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. red wraps volume, centered PB spine titling in small ivory capitals. a few nicks to spine surface between lightly abraded head and foot. front panel center has a lengthy crease as does the panel rear. whitish chafing to edges mild, the front cover is a touch thumbed. prior owner bookplate affixed to left fep. clean text interior, neat outer edges. 301 pp. ISBN# 321181602X.
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.
Waltham: Blaisdell Publishing Company, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with red and grey text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, small closed tears at front head edge; boards are strong and clean; textblock has name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 112. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
New York, NY: Springer-Verlag New York Inc., 1986. Second Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. red glossy DJ spine with white titling down spine. mild rubbing and surfacewear to jacket front and rear with a closed cuts to bumped upper left corner and its adjacent edge. salmon clothbound HB with stamped gilt titles with roughened ends and board outer corners. lightly skimmed ivory textblock with no marks or writing. 288 pp. ISBN# 0387912797.
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1967. Paperback Edition. 8vo. VG - / - no DJ. dark purple wraps spine and softcover has lengthty rippling, ridges and chafing down spinal column, chafing looks like a whitish abrasive border to sides and edges. lightly thumbed. numbered chapter figures throughout the basic ivory text interior. average softcover volume, exterior condition acceptable. unblemished ivory outer edges. 267 pp.
Metals Park and London: American Society for Metals and The Metals Society, 1979. Quarto; G/no-DJ; beige spine with red text; cloth has slightly rubbed exterior; panels are bowed; light wear at corners; light foxing & scratches on exterior; panels are otherwise intact & sturdy; text block shows light ivory toning, due to age & handling; otherwise pages are clean & intact; tight binding; pp 481.
First Edition. 8vo, paged 42-88, illustrated, tables, graphs; G+; grey cover with black print, bump and creasing to lower right corner throughout, slight pencil notation on front cover, back cover has slight creasing along spine edge and blue library stamp at top edge; interior has blue pencil marks on pp. 43, 82-83 and slight spotting on some pages, otherwise clean with clean text; "Reprinted from Proceedings of The Institute of Radio Engineers, Vol. 17, No. 1, January, 1929."
Harvard University. 8vo, 47 pages, 3 leaves of plates, illustrated, tables, graphs; VG; red cover with black print, front cover has pencil notation at top right with small with small white label, owner stamp at top edge, slight tear at bottom spine staple; back cover has blue library stamp at top edge, slight bump to upper left corner; title page has slight spotting, otherwise clean interior; "Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, April, 1928, Vol. 63, No. 1"; "Publications from the Harvard Engineering School, 1927-28, No. 22."
Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1989. Second Edition. Octavos: VG/no-DJ paperbacks: Navy blue spines with white text: Covers have light general shelfwear, some scuff marks, original price stickers on back bottom corner: Textblocks are clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Second Edition: Volumes I-IV only: Vol I- ISBN 0201122952, 146 pp; Vol II- ISBN 0201122960, 180 pp; Vol III- ISBN 0201122979, 117 pp; Vol IV- 0201122987203 pp.
New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1967. Third Printing. Octavo; VG-/G; Tan spine with brown text; DJ darkened with age, age-worn, with shelfwear and edgewear, chipping at corners and top of spine, light rubbing at tail of spine, open tears at both ends of front cover top of spine, dark liquid stain on front cover, spine darkened with age with liquid stains at both ends of spine - primarily at top of spine, back cover crimped along top edge, smudges on back cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, light wave to page though no obvious sign of water damage to text, previous owner's book stamp on front free-end paper and tail edge, previous owner's book plate affixed to front free-end paper, possible speckling along top edge, definite staining along top edge; pp 390. Sale "As-Is"
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1934. First Edition, Second Impression. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in black cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, some general soiling, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned, interior age toned, light soiling in front and back, penned signature and erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, occasional soiling throughout, small closed tear on fore edge of page 174, light soiling on exterior fore edge; First Edition, Second Impression; xvi, 270pp.
London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1960. Reprint Edition. Octavo; G+; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt text; boards bowing, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned, small tear on interior pastedown, sticker on interior pastedown, penned signature and erased penciling on front end paper, light soiling on rear pastedown, browning in interior; text block age toned, gutter occasionally visible, soiling on page 99; xii, 415 SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.