Engineering (Science & Tech)
Detroit: American Concrete Institute, 1965. Eighth printing. Booklet; Fair-/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Covers have moisture staining, scratching and creasing on exterior, with moderately rubbed and worn edges, taped spine, but overall intact; Text block is detaching from binding at front & rear hinges, staining on first & last few pages, as well as ink & pencil on pages throughout; pp 144.
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.
Washington: U.S. 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 and intact panels; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges with light foxing & smudges on head edge, ex-libris plate on front pastedown, otherwise pages have tight binding; pp 2106. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
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.
Bellingham, Washington: SPIE (Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers), 1998. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. shades of dark blue glossy HC spine, the coloration continues across volume rear and front boards. small titling in white down spine. exterior affected by light impressions and surface wear to both panels. tightly bound with clear fep/ffep. main textblock interior is excellent, unmarked sheets and smooth unabraded outer edges. 434 pp. ISBN# 081942787X.
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.
Rome: Banno Francesco editore, 2007. Text in English and Japanese; Folio; VG/no-DJ; Purple spine with earth illustration and white text. Boards have general shelfwear with very minimal edgewear, otherwise, clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has author's personal signature on front free end paper, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 180. May require extra pricing for shipping international.
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.
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.
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.
Leipzig: D. Hirzel, 1945. Funfte Auflage. Octavo; good+/none; tan cloth spine with brown text; quarter-bound w/manila paper boards and brown text; ex libris, signature; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 235 pp.; illus., 177 figures; binding shaken; all edges and corners, wear and chipping; boards, sunned; else good; --TEXT IN GERMAN.
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1951. Third Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. navy blue clothbound HB, tiny stamped silver titling between stress worn cloth tip and tail, and bottom edges of otherwise minimally worn volume panels. ivory endsheets, with tape residue on left ffep. glossy white stock, with figures, tables and b/w photos numbered within the chapters. slick sheets, neatly cornered, with smooth gray-tone outer edges. 415 pp.
New York, Washington, Philadelphia, London: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1989. First printing. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with silver lettering. Notable scuff to the rear board at the bottom of the fore-edge, etched into the edge of the board. Small discoloring scuff to front cover near the center. Covers overall clean otherwise. Binding strong, text block edges clean, text of pages clean and free of markings. Top front corner bumped. 394pp.
London: G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1823. First U.K. edition; signed. Set of two small octavos in light brown leather with five-band spine and gold letters; VG; moderate soiling and fraying on boards; strong binding; paper faded; text clean; author's dedication and signature on front end page; pp. 404 and 401; shelved under front counter.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1958. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, white lines and price sticker by previous bookstore on rear, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has previous owner's name marked out with black marker on front end paper, highlighting on a few pages, otherwise, free of underlining; pp 406.
Washington: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1983. US Printing. tall 8vo. VG/VG-. half-ivory and half dark-red DJ spine with contrast tilting in dark red and ivory. heavily abraded tail end, with rough, closed tear and prior label removal mark , obscures ivory publisher partially. edgewear heavy with similar closed tears and slits. scuffed dark red HB spine ends and edges, large gold titling stamped. bookplate adhered to left fep, correction fluid patches on right fep, right ffep and adhesive mark on left ffep that bleeds through to final index sheets. main textblock interior is mark-free, outer edges also. 223 pp. ISBN# 0891163557.
Winston Salem, NC: Western Electric, 1980. Second Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Red spine with tan lettering; All covers are mostly clean with some rubbing and moderate shelf wear at all edges and corners ; Boards are strong and straight; Bindings are tight; Text block is bright and clean; This is a 3 volume set; 665, 739, 625 pp.
New York: Halsted Press, 1985. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Faded blue spine with gold text. Boards have general shelfwear, glue residue on front, age toning along edges and spine, has edgewear, otherwise, clean, binding strong; Textblock has ex-Library stamp on front/rear free end papers and fore edge, bar code sticker on rear free end paper, glue residue on rear pastedown, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 175.
New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineeers, 1975. AMD-Vol. 14. Octavo; approx. 7 x 10; vg/wraps; red spine with white text; moderate shelf wear; light chipping along the spine and cover edges; text block clean; 191pp. A presentation at the winter annual meeting of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Houston, TX., November 30 - December 5, 1975.
New York, London and Paris: Gordon and Breach, 1968. First. Octavo; VG-/G+; beige spine with navy blue text, navy blue bands; dustjacket has some edgewear, moderate discoloration and fading, scratching and scuffing to covers, top left edge of front cover has one 1 inch tear, back cover has one 3.5 inch scratch mark; boards are strong and clean; front free-end paper has small stamp reading "Alloy Data Center NBS" in top right corner, otherwise textblock is clean; 185pp.
New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1973. Octavo; VG/VG-; Ex Libris; White spine with black text; DJ darkened by age, otherwise clean, .5" closed tear at the head of front cover near the spine, on the back spine there is a .25" x .75" x .25" semi-open tear at the head of the back cover near the fore edge, and there is a .5" closed tear at the head of the spine as well as some general edgewear; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, previous owners' bookplate affixed to front inside covers' pastedown, and the name of the previous owner has been stamped on the front free-end page; pp 529.