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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.
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.
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."
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.
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;.
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"
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: 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).
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.
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."
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1969. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, red with silver print; Boards in red cloth with silver print, wear to spine caps and corners, mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown, slight tanning to endpapers, cracked hinge at rear, else clean and tight; xix, 931 pages, illustrated (b&w diagrams).
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"
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, San Francisco, London: Academic Press. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG-; burgundy spines with gilt text; mixed editions; no jackets; 2 volumes: vol. 1, 61-Ipp 340 [ISBN 0120849011], 1970; vol. 2, 61-II, pp 261 [ISBN 012084902x], 1973; cloths show slight smudges to exteriors; small chip to spine to vol. 2; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block edges have light tone; previous owner's name to front pastedowns; illustrated; interiors clean; tight bindings.
Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003. Octavo; G Hardcover; Blue and Purple spine with White text; Boards strong, some edgewear, slight shelfwear, bumping to corners; Textblock has moisture damage, waviness to pages from moisture exposure, stain along fore edge; 298 pp See all four images for details. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1948. Second Edition. 8vo., x, 124 pages, illustrated, graphs; VG; gold cover with black print, some peripheral browning, slight spotting, lower right corner bumped, upper right corner has slight curl; browning on pages adjacent to cover, clean interior; text in Dutch; "Handleidingen Bij Het Onderwijs aan de Technische Hogeschool te Delft--Onder Redactie van de Centrale Comissie voor Studiebelangen, No. 76"
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.].
Anvers: Fonds Mercator, 1995. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with grey and white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Text in French; 343 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color). 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. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
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: Academic Press, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Large octavo; VG/VG-; white and green spine with green text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, scuffing, edgewear, closed tears on front head and tail edges; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, otherwise clean; pp 166. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
Slough: Technivision Services, 1969. Octavo; VG/VG-; blue and white spine, black text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners, rubbing on front fore edge and hinges, chipping on spine edges, closed tear on front head edge, open tear on rear head edge, indent on rear, soiling on rear, light damp staining on spine, spine sun toned, age toning on covers; boards bowed, bumping and rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block age toned around edges; 474pp.
Croydon, UK: Motor Racing Publications Ltd., 1990. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; pp 128; VG/VG; green spine with black text; volume 2 only; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has light shelf wear; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Schenectady, New York: Research Laboratory, General Electric Company, July 1959. First Edition. 8vo, 2 pages; G+; blue cover with black print, black tape covers staples spine edge, slight peripheral tanning, lower right corner bumped throughout; clean interior; "Contract No. AF-33(616)-6295"; "Period: April 1-June 30, 1959."
Schenectady, New York: Research Laboratory, General Electric Company, October 1959. First Edition. 8vo, 8 pages, illustrated, graphs; G; blue cover with black print, pencil notation to upper right corner, soiled along spine from tape that once covered staples, some spotting and peripheral tanning, right side creased throughout, upper right corner bumped and creased throughout; slight stain on left edge of page 4, otherwise clean interior; "Contract No. AF-33(616)-6295"; "Period: July 1-September 30, 1959."