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Flint, MI: General Motors Corporation, 1957. Large octavo; Poor/paperback; tape covered dark blue spine with ivory text; covers show age soiled exterior; heavy rubbing to exterior edges; text block has soiled exterior edges; slight moisture staining to front pastedown; interior shows minor spots on some pages; slight cracking to binding; illustrated.
Bern: Radio-Suisse Limited Company, 1971. Larger Octavo; VG-; dark beige spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows mildly sunned spine; only slight wear otherwise; strong, straight boards; text block edges lightly toned; four postage stamps to fep; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated; pp 228.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1947. Quarto; pp 293; Good condition hardcover 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 Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Pont-à-Mousson, 1986. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with black print; Boards in brown cloth with black print, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, small stain to edge at top corner, else clean and tight; 303 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Simmons-Boardman Books, 1958-1959. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with silver print; Boards in blue cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, light bumps to bottom and top edges, fading/shelfwear; Text block has pencil notation to title page, else clean and tight; Compilation of publications in series: Nuclear Engineering Monographs; variously paged, illustrated (graphs).
New York: Simmons-Boardman Books, 1958-1960. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with silver print; Boards in blue cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, bump to bottom edge, fading/shelfwear, cocked spine; Text block clean and tight; Compilation of publications in series: Nuclear Engineering Monographs; variously paged, illustrated (graphs).
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1910. Octavo; G-; Ex-library; Paperback; Spine, bound spines of 4 issues, tan with black ink; 3-hole stab binding, covers have brown cloth at spine edge, marbled paper to covers, wear to corners, edges, and hinges, library labels at front top edge, shelfwear; Text block consists of four 1910 issues: November 1, 15, 22, 29, tanning to issue covers, mild age-toning to paper, library bookplate inside front cover; variously paged, illustrated (b&w). This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
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;.
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."
Wolfsburg: Volkswagenwerk Aktiengesellschaft, 1978. Second Edition. Large Octavo; G-/paperback; silver spine with black text; covers show moderate rubbing wear to exterior; small chip to front head edge, as is; sticker to front; text block has some soiling to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1865. Octavo; Fair; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; volume two only; cloth exterior shows modest rubbing wear; heavy chip to spine head edge; other noticeable chips to spine; some rubbing to edges; circular ring stain to front; diagonal textured design to exterior; blind-stamped border to panels; textblock exterior edges have age toned modestly; endpapers have offset toning; light foxing to interior pages toward edges; slight defect to gutter to pp 144-145 and 304-305; profusely illustrated; pp 446 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
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"
Springfield MA: Rolls-Royce of America, Inc., 1974. Booklet [6.5 x 9.25]; G+; partially covered spiral bound spine without text; green softcover vinyl exterior; binding fully intact; gilt titles to front; textblock exterior edges have mild tone; slight darkening to edges to several pages; frontispiece; minor offsetting from frontispiece to title page; other minor smudges to copyright and title pages; illustrated; revised and republished; pp 128.
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: 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).
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. Shelved in 13's Ephemera Box.
Reston: Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1998. Quarto; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white without print; Cover has very slight shelfwear on rear else clean and bright; Text block has name stamp on title page, else clean and tight; xi, 72 pages, illustrated (b&w). [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/Washington, New York, London: McGraw-Hill/Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1984. Octavo; VG-/VG-; pp 599; light gray spine with dark red text; dust jacket exterior shows slight exterior wear; few chips to head edge; dj wrapped in plastic; cloth has minimal exterior wear; strong boards; textblock exterior edges show light smudges to exterior fore edge; tiny smudges to fep; some pencil notations and underlining inside; illustrated.
London, New York, Sydney: John Wiley and Sons, 1976. Octavo; pp 268; VG/G+; dark green spine with orange text; dust jacket has slight exterior wear; some rubbing wear to edges; plastic wrapped dj; cloth exterior shows little wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; previous owner's name to half title page; interior pages clean; illustrated; tight binding.
Pittsburgh: A. M. Byers Company, 1947. Second Edition, Fifth Printing. Octavo; VG-/G+ Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Yellow and Blue spine with Yellow text; Dustjacket protected by mylar cover, some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tears along spine edges, small open tears at corners of both covers; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, rubbing to corners; Textblock clean; 97 pp.
Caithness, Scotland: Whittles Publishing, 1996. Octavo; G+; dark blue pictorial spine with green and white text; no jacket; cloth shows some rubbing wear to exterior, due to handling; mild lean to spine; open chip to rear joint, as is; text block exterior edges have slight foxing; interior clean; illustrated; pp 371 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Sacramento: W.W. Shannon, 1910. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in tan cloth, mild wear to spine caps and corners, slight warping, light shelfwear; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, name in ink and small embossed stamp on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xvi, 312 pages, frontispiece (folded map), illustrated (b&w, color folded maps).
Chicago: Popular Mechanics Press, 1919. Octavo; G+; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slight rubbing wear to exterior; some smudges to rear; slightly darker tone to spine; black, blue and white pictorial front; gilt titles to front; slightly rubbed edges; ex-library sticker to spine; sturdy boards; text block edges have moderate toning; some ex-library stamping to few endpapers; small sticker to front pastedown; frontispiece; chip to fore edge to frontispiece; smudge to head edge to p 476; copiously illustrated; ex-library stamp to few interior pages; otherwise pages good; pp 476.
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 -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."
Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 1989. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, large blemish on rear, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xx, 981 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Philadelphia: ASTM Publications, 1987. Quarto; pp 384; VG-; dark green 1/4 bound spine with white text; no jacket; light green cloth exterior has slight wear; minor smudges to exterior; sturdy boards; minor edge wear; text block exterior edges have some foxing; light offset to pastedowns; interior good; illustrated.
London: Bell and Daldy, 1866. First Edition. 8vo., 32 pages, illustrations, tables; G-; lacks cover, inserted in white envelope with red print address and ink inscription of title and author; exposed spine, first prelim. page separated with small tear on right edge, some spotting, pencil inscription upper left, partial ink inscription at top edge "From the author", title page and last page has some smudging; clean interior; "An Extract from the Proceedings of the Royal Artillery Institution, Woolwich"
London and New York: Syndics of the Cambridge University Press, 1970. First Edition, Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/G; blue pictorial spine with white text; reprinted; dust jacket has mild sun fading to exterior; slight rubbing wear to edges; light smudges to rear due to handling; price clipped front flap; previous bookshop's small sticker to front flap; cloth shows only slight exterior wear; few dings to edges; few small whitish spots to front joint; strong boards; exterior text block head edge painted blue; fore and tail exterior edges lightly toned; binding slightly loosened at spine edges; mild offset to endpapers; previous owner's name to half title page; two tiny spots to half title page; light pencil to few interior pages; small tear to tail edge to p 197; other minor crimp to tail edges to pp 191-196; head edge to p 615 has tiny fold; illustrated; pp 615 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
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.
New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. First Printing. Thick Octavo; VG/VG-; yellow spine with blue text; first printing; dust jacket has only light exterior wear; slight dings to edges; cloth exterior clean; straight boards; mildly dented spine edges; text block exterior edges show slight wear; light foxing to exterior head and tail edges; interior clean; illustrated; pp 984.
Reading, MA; Palo Alto, CA and London, UK: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1964. Reprinted. Octavo; VG/VG; green spine with green and white text; reprinted; dust jacket exterior shows mild exterior wear; few tiny scratches to front; cloth exterior has light wear; strong boards; exterior edges to text block has slight wear; previous owner's name to fep; interior clean; illustrated; pp 559.
New York: The Beeler Organization, 1927. Octavo; G; dark burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows moderate exterior wear; chip to corners; mildly bowed boards; some creases to spine; slight rubbing to edges; text block exterior edges have slight foxing; previous owner's name to front pastedown; slight damp staining to head edge; mild sunning to endpapers; cracking to front hinge at fep; severe damp stain to p 166 toward head edge and rear endpaper; illustrated; minor creasing to tail corner to gutter to pp 69, 70, 71 and 72; small flat chip to gutter tail corner to p 45; slight cracking to gutter at pp 15, 46 and 47, 62 and 63, 110 and 111; pp 166.