Engineering (Science & Tech)
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.
Detroit: American Concrete Institute, 1971. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; white/blue staple-bound booklet; cover has significant rubbing, small piece of tape on head edge, other general shelfwear; textblock has edgewear, minor pen markings on fore edge and page 1, one sentence highlighted on page 63, revised text pasted in throughout; pp 96.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1902. Large Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Black spine with gilt text; Ex-library with stamps on some pages toward front; Boards have very slightly sunned exterior with strong, intact panels; Text block has some foxing & smudges on exterior edges as well as slight age toning around edges, ex-libris plate on front pastedown, otherwise binding is tight with unmarked pages; pp 2106. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
First Edition. 8vo, 7 pages; G-; gray cover with black print, peripheral tanning slight smudging, all corners bumped with small tears, tears at top and bottom of spine, vertical center crease throughout, back cover has pencil notation near bottom edge, slight spotting; interior has slight spotting, small stain to upper right corner of first page, slight tear to lower right page corners; clean text; "For Supplying Heat and Power through Street Mains, by Means of Superheated Water, and of the Company to be organized for the Introduction of the System in the City of Washington"; "Washington, D.C., July 1, 1885."
Harrison: Tube Department Radio Corporation of America, 1947. Octavo. Good/softcover; Worn age-toned red spine with black text/title; covers are age-toned with some faint moisture exposure staining, light indentation, and rubbing; dj has moderate edgewear (some of the cover is coming loose from the outer hinge/spine and large diagonal crease on the back); binding is strong; heavy prominent black marker stains on the fore-edge; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 256.
1882. First Edition. 8vo., 60 pages, 3 folded plates, tables, graphs; G; white cover with back print, some foxing, smudging, and soiling front and back covers, tears at upper and lower spine showing binding, minor spotting on front spine edge and back cover, upper right corner slightly bumped; text clean, soiling at lower edge of plates, slight foxing on inside covers, title page, and last page; one inch tear from spine on title page and following page; "A Communication read at the Southampton Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, August 1882"
New York: Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., 1940. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in navy blue cloth, silver lettering; boards have slight bowing, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, interior age toned, penciled signature on front paste down; text block age toned, occasional small closed tears and indents on fore edges; xiv, 834pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
The Society of Petroleum Engineers of AIME, 1971. Reprint edition. Small Quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; Gray spine with black text; Covers have moderate shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exteriors and lightly sunned spine; Text block has generally overall toning, mostly along exterior edges, some moderate edge wear; Name of previous owner on front cover; pp 410.
First Edition. 8vo, paged 174-177, illustrated; G+; brown cover with black print, bumped corners throughout, creasing to right edge and all corners, slight smudging; back has blue library stamp at right, creasing, slight smudging; clean interior; "Reprinted from the Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 174-177, April, 1936"; "Papers from the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, No. 897."
First Edition. 8vo, paged 230]-235, illustrated; G-; brown cover with black print, ink inscription at top edge, all corners bumped, mild creasing throughout, short tear to center of right edge throughout, pencil notation center, slight smudging/spotting, back cover has small tear to left edge; clean interior; "Reprinted from The Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 8, No. 7, pp. 230-235, July, 1937"; "Papers from the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, No. 934."
First Edition. 8vo, paged 534-545, tables; VG-; green cover with black print, pencil notations at top edge, front cover impression from staples on adjacent material, slight spotting; back cover has extensive pencil notations, blue library stamp at top edge, mild smudging at spine edge; clean interior but for slight spotting; "From the American Journal of Science, Vol. XXXIII, June, 1912."
New York, N.Y. 1919. First Edition. 8vo, paged -2124, graphs, tables; VG-; green cover with black print, pencil notations at top edge, mild bumping to outer corners, mild creasing at spine, stray pencil mark near title, slight spotting, back cover has blue library stamp at top edge, slight smudging; interior clean but for slight spotting; "Reprinted from Bulletin No. 153, September, 1919, American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (Chicago Meeting, September, 1919)."
New York, NY: The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc., 1977. US Edition. Qto. VG-/VG-. solid, tall medium DJ spine with bold hwite title lettering followed by author, publisher and logo. DJ tip and tail fatigued, tiny chips, creases and tiny veins along upper edge, less so along jacket perimeter. neat, ivory inner flaps. HB is a bright red clothbound volume, stamped with gilt titling on spine, repeats in smaller gilt characters on front board. previous owner's name in blue ink on right fep. ffep is fully clear. lengthy crack to hinge between title page and rear of half-title page, binding material and adhesive exposed by the full length crack. as is. binding is otherwise intact and smoothed over, note condition as JUST between those two pages. the remainder of volume interior is soundly bound. textblock layout is in two wide columns, figures numbered within each chapter, all upon clean ivory stock. 463 pp. ISBN # 087942091X.
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1984. Electrical/Computer Science and Engineering Series. Octavo; vg/good; dj, black spine with white and gray text; dj, in protective cover, moderate shelf wear, chipping; HB, maroon boards with white text; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; illus., figures, tables; 759pp.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995. Third edition. Octavo; VG-/no dust jacket; Red spine with gilt text; Scuffing on board, light wear at corners; Light stains on edges of text block, corners bruised on a few pages, sharpie marking on front end-paper, some highlighter markings otherwise interior is clean and undamaged; 355pp.
Chicago: American Institute of Steel Construction, 1983. 4to; G+/hard cover; red spine with gold text, gold bands around title; front paste down is stamped, boards have light scuffing and staining to front and rear covers; front free end paper has pencil writing, title page has library book stamps; text block aged-toned, bottom edge has previous owner's name written in pencil, top edge has library book stamp; unpaginated.
Connecticut: American Radio Relay League, 1941. 1941 edition. Pamphlet in orange, white and black with previous owner's inscriptions on front cover; VG- condition; 31 pages of specifications, F.D.C. regulations, advertisements, and pictures. Some crinkling and wear to exterior edges, binding still strong. Interior pages have some age-toning but are otherwise clean save for the rare margin notes (about three or so throughout the whole booklet. A one page list of changes/amendments attached by publisher on inside front cover.
Princeton: Princeton University, 1949. First Edition. Second Printing. Octavo; VG/G; Black spine with white text; DJ has plastic case covering, strong tape attaching DJ to pasteboards, moderate visible rubbing to spine; Textblock has tape adhesive stains on front/few rear end papers (very slightly extends to exterior tail; 358pp.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1949. Second Printing, 1953. Octavo; vg-/good-; dj, illustrated black spine with white text; dj, shelf wear, several open and closed tears, damp staining; HB, red cloth spine with silver text; moderate shelf wear; quarter-inch tear to top edge of front board, near spine; ex libris, fepp (darkened); endpapers, age-toned; significant underlining and marginal notations, first 26 pages, else text block, clean; illus., text figures; 358pp.
Breinigsville, PA: Nabu, 2011. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: White spine with black text handwritten in black marker stating "Machinery Volume 4": Volume 4 only: Covers are mostly clean, some soiling to back cover, light rubbing to edges, minor fraying at corners, previous owner wrote title on spine in black marker: Textblock is clean: Print on demand, imperfections from original print were preserved:166 pp.
Norwell, Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/- no DJ. navy glossy HC spine and adjacent boards. small titling down center of spine, very smooth panels, no impressions, minimal handling to exterior. basic clear textblock, securely bound, containing tables and figures throughout. shadowy smudge at upper fore-edge and tail. 427 pp. ISBN# 0792392671.
Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1972. 2 Volumes; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Black spine with blue design and white text; VOLUME 1: DJ has shelfwear, agewear, sunned, taped on both sides of spine and top and bottom from front flap to back flap; Boards are bumped on front and back bottom corner, back hinge starting, previous owner's name on top of FFEP; Textblock is aged, sunned on top and edge, head edge and fore edge; 1027 pp.; VOLUME 2: DJ has shelfwear, agewear, sunned, taped on top and bottom from front flap to back flap, open tear on bottom back corner, closed tear on spine; Boards are bumped on back bottom corner, previous owner's name on top of FFEP; Textblock is aged, sunned on top and edge, head edge and fore edge, 919 pp. (1948 pp. consecutively).
Great Britain: Computational Mechanics Publications / Elsevier, 1987. UK Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. coated cloth HC, glossy in bright medium blue and extended striping in dark blue. segment of stripes indented from tip and tail end, white series volume and tiny white publishers upon it and tiny white lettering left-aligned between. white text on dark blue bands border the centered titling and editors in white. spot-free white fep/ffep. textblock is clear and excellent, sheets unmarred an corners neatly aligned. part of the Developments in Geotechnical Engineering Series, Vol. 49.above average book condition, faint shelfwear only. 235 pp. ISBN# 0905451937.
Cambridge: The M.I.T. Press, 1961. Approx. 5.5" x 8.75" VG hardcover in VG dustjacket with blue spine and white lettering. Superficially scuffed, cocked boards bumped and rubbed at corners and spine ends. Age-toned jacket softened along top and bottom edges with short tears and nicks; abrasion to spine ends and corners; one small internal chip along front fore edge foldover to front flap, which is corner-clipped. Interior clean and tight. Shelve in Technology/Engineering.
University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine tan with black print; Cover clean and bright but for bump to rear top outside corner; Textblock clean and tight but for bump to top outside corner of final pages; inscribed by the author on half-title page; xv, 184 pages, illustrated.
Indiana: Purdue University Press, 1997. US Printing. oversize 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. black matte wraps spine with gray and white titling. fully illustrated cover in metallic charcoal and gray, background to gray titleblock and titling, and smaller b/w images. highlighted by b/w illustrations. clean medium ivory stock, outer edges unmarred and smooth. 364 pp. ISBN# 15575300947.
First Edition. 8vo., 5 pages, paged -221, 1 plate, illustrated; G-; blue cover with ink inscription "W.E. Aryton, Testing Galvanometer", some smudging and spotting, small tears along lower edge and at top and bottom of spine, curled lower corner, bumped upper corners, center creased throughout, stray ink marking at top of back cover; ink inscription inside front cover "Prof. G. Carey Foster, With kind regards from the Author, 50 Kensington Gardens Square, London W., Dec. 8th"; slight foxing on interior pages, smudging along upper edges, text clean; "From the Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal for September, 1871, p. 217"
First Edition. 8vo, paged -58; gray cover with black print, peripheral tanning, tears at top corners and bottom left corner, tears along spine edge, upper right corner bumped and creased throughout, light spotting; interior clean but for light spotting; "From the Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. 50"; "Received May 19, 1891."
First Edition. 8vo, paged -148, illustrated; G; no cover, ink inscription on first page "Prof. Foster, with the authors compliments", pencil notation at top of page, mild peripheral smudging, mild bumping to corners, vertical center crease throughout, some spotting, clean interior but for slight spotting; "From the Proceedings of the Royal Society, No. 191, 1878."
First Edition. 8vo., paged 100-118, graphs & tables; G-; salmon cover, ink inscription at top "With the Author's Compliments", author's name appears in pencil upper-right; mild soiling at edges, bumped corners, tears on spine and lower-right back cover, creased; clean interior, some spine separation at top; "From the Philosophical Magazine for February 1886"
First Edition. 8vo, paged -215, illustrated; G-; housed in clear plastic envelope, tan cover with black print, front detached from spine, peripheral tanning, chipping at all edges, light spotting, back cover torn from spine at top and bottom, chipped edges, light spotting; interior clean; "From the Philosophical Magazine for August 1891."
Dedham, Massachusetts: Artech House, Inc, 1979. n/a. 8vo. VG- / - no DJ. heavily worn navy blue cloth spine, visible paperboards and nicked off navy tint and much abraded board panel edgewear. loosened binding though gutter area sealed at fep, spine binding material cracked entirely at title page. heavily scuffed and stamps on fep. ex-libris volume and much indication so by the heavy exterior/shelfwear and interior flaws. scraping away library sticker, pen ink and several black ink marks. top, bottom and foreedge are tonally uneven. numbered figures within each chapter. official list of figures follows table of contents, approximately 70 +. foreedge has a black stamp. 193 pp. ISBN # 0890060738.
Bethesda: David W. Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center, 1979. Small Quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; Volume 2 only; Beige spine with black text; Covers are moderately sunned and smudged with minor edge wear; Previous owner's name on ffep; Text block has slight shelf wear on exterior edges with light foxing, slight cracking between pp 226-227 along binding, unmarked pages; pp 537.