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The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association, Inc.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Early American Industries Association: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008190


Group lot consists of 16 issues VI.3, 4; VII.1, 2 (2 issues), 3, 4; VIII.3, 4; IX.1, 2, 3, 4; X.1, 2, 3 (1953 through 1957). Lacks VIII.1, 2, with duplication of VII.2. Articles on early pianos in Philadelphia, Colonial Williamsburg, bake ovens, Plymouth, 18th century English plows, hand processing of wool, printing in colonial America, old museum village of Smith's Clove, silversmithing in colonial America, Columbus Ohio, hand tools for making fish hooks, Corning Glass ... View more info

The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery [25th Edition]

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Moline, IL, John Deere:

Seller ID: 011545


[vi],240,[x] pp., illus. w/ b&w photos, drawings, diagrams. Gray cloth. Slight shelf wear, almost as issued. 26th edition, undated. Very clean interior, firm binding. View more info

Kunstseiden- und Zellwolle-Taschenbuch: Ein Praktisches Nachschlagewerk

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin, Finanz-Verlag G.M.B.H.: 1936

Seller ID: 013538


Vierte, neubearbeitete und erweiterte Auflage. Royal blue cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. Modestly rubbed at spine extremities and along joints. xvi,392 pp., illus. Interior a bit toned but fully intact, firm binding. View more info

Special Machiner for Making Nuts, Bolts, Spikes, Rivets, Horse Shoe &c. - C. W. Hasenclever Sohne Engineering Works, Dusseldorf [Germany] - Edition 1903

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Germany, C. W. Hasenclever Sohne: 1903

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 025491


Gray flexible cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and black. Number "141" in ink at top front cover corner, front cover slightly warped, light shelf/corner wear. Lacks front flyleaf, opens onto title page, with light professional repair along front hinge. 182 pp., illus. throughout with exceptional sepia-toned industrial engravings. Exceptional and scarce, especially in this condition. View more info

Russian Space History [Sotheby's New York Sale No. 6753, 16 Mar. 1996]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's New York: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026395


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear. 399 catalogued lots, biographies, index, illus. w/ color, b&w photographs, accompanied by Addendum booklet and prices realized list. View more info

Mechanical Drawing - Henry Ford Trade School

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dearborn, MI, Henry Ford Trade School: 1941

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 027604


Blue textured cardstock, dark blue cloth tape binding. Each chapter separately paginated, 200+ pp., illus. Light shelf wear, text block edges a bit age-toned. Nicely preserved. 2nd ptg.; first issued 1934. View more info

Society of Chemical Industry in Basle 1884-1934 [Basel]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Basle [Basel], Switzerland, Society of Chemical Industry: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028992


Orange cloth, CIBA company device and dates in gilt stamped on front cover. As issued. Original decorated paper dust jacket shows short closed tear w/ associated crease along bottom front edge, sunned spine panel with short closed tear at head, minor chipping along top rear edge, now in mylar. Housed in original paper covered slipcase, partially toned/sunned, with edgewear. 85 pp., illus. w/ full page color plates, additional b&w drawings in text. Presentation copy... View more info

Bituminous Coal Facts 1966

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Coal Association: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029257


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, mildly bumped bottom front corner. Square, firm binding, clean interior. 112 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps, graphs. View more info

The American Tutor's Assistant Revised; or, A Compendious System of Practical Arithmetic; Containing the Several Rules of That Useful Science,...to Which is Added, A Course of Book-Keeping by Single Entry

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Joseph Crukshank: 1813

Seller ID: 032818


Full original calf, complete and intact. Both covers a bit warped, with 1" area of paper adhesion at top front binding corner, leather still nicely intact though a bit soiled. Front flyleaf and blank both partial, with several period signatures, otherwise complete. Dampstaining to several early and late leaves. 180,15,[1],10,[2],2,[2] pp. Interior typically a bit dulled, a few pages printed weakly, overall showing only minor considerations, better than average. View more info

Scientific and Engineering Works of Art, Instruments and Models [Christie's Los Angeles auction - 24 Oct. 2001: BAMBI-9820]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Christie's Los Angeles: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034493


Stiff color illus. wraps. 122 pp., 129 catalogued lots, illus, in color. As issued. View more info

Catalysts: Books Which Influenced Western Civilization

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Jeremy Norman and Co.: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034681


Tan stiff wraps, perfect-bound, lettered/illus. in black. Mild shelf/handling wear, covers a bit soiled, top corner lightly bumped. Firm binding, clean interior. Norman's third catalogue, issued, 1977, in an edition of 2,600 copies. 120 pp., 405 catalogued entries + addenda, illus. View more info

2000 Years of Science: Hippocrates to Leonardo [1953 Morgan Library exhibition]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library: 1953

Seller ID: 034704


Booklet, ivory illus. wraps. 20 pp. Lightly age-toned covers, light handling wear. View more info

Hobart Simplified Arc Welders: A Trip through the Most Modern Arc Welder Factory in the World

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Troy, OH, The Hobart Brothers Co.:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035303


Booklet, pictorial wraps, oblong format. 40 pp., illus. w/ blue-tinted photos. Undated but likely 1940s or early '50s. Light wear. Outer cover has detached from binding staples but is otherwise nicely intact. Staples themselves are rusted, causing some adjacent discoloration. View more info

Wood Pulp: A Basic Fiber - The Story of the Origin, Development and Economic Status of a Great American Industry

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, United States Pulp Producers Association: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037238


Light gray 1/4 cloth, pale green paper covered boards. Light shelf wear, covers a bit tanned along edges. 48 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Donnelley's Industrial Directory of the Eastern District: The Buyer's Guide - A Catalog of Manufacturers and Wholesale Distributors [8th Edition - 1930]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Reuben H. Donnelley Corp.: 1930

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037679


Red cloth, lettered/illus. in black. Modest shelf wear with some soiling to cloth on both covers and spine, rubbed with minor exposure at corners. Firm binding, clean interior though somewhat toned. Intact hinges. 412 pp., many ads. Usually found heavily used, this copy quite respectably preserved. Coverage includes CT, NY, NJ, most of PA, MD, DE, VA, NC, SC, GA and FL. View more info

Light [Science for the Young]

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011360


Dark green pebbled cloth, stamped in gilt and black, bevelled edges. Modestly rubbed corners and spine extremities, corners slightly exposed. Matching dates, presumed 1st. Former library bookplate on front pastedown but no other library marks. 313,4 pp., illus. w/ numerous engravings, publisher's catalog at rear. Clean interior, firm binding. Decently preserved vintage science schoolbook. View more info

Nicolaus Copernicus and his Epoch

By: Adamczewski, Jan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Interpress Publishers: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045363


Periwinkle cloth, lettered in black. 1972 Interpress (Warsaw) edition, preceding the 1974 Scribner. Cloth slightly sunned along edges, spine panel, upper back cover, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows rubbing and a few closed tears along edges, all short but one 1 1/2" along top front edge, now in mylar. Text in English. 164 pp., b&w illus. View more info

De Re Metallica, Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations and Appendices upon the Development of Mining Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy and Mining Law from the earliest times to the 16th Century

By: Agricola, Georgius; Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover (transl.)

Price: $995.00

Publisher: London, The Mining Magazine: 1912

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039482


Full vellum, spine panel lettered in black, deckled text block edges. Covers are typically somewhat soiled and toned but otherwise show only light wear, several surface scratches to back cover, VG due only to these cosmetic blemishes, interior solid Near Fine to Fine. Intact hinges, clean and unmarked interior beyond number 02100 inked with cancel on upper front flyleaf, likely the number of this copy in the total print run, limited to 3,000 copies. Text block partia... View more info

Isaac Newton

By: Andrade, E. N. Da C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Chanticleer Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005966


Green cloth, gilt stamped decoration on front panel. Essentially as issued; slightly foxed endpapers. Dust jacket moderately soiled, with slightly chipped edges. 111 pp. View more info

Conversing with the Planets: How Science and Myth Invented the Cosmos

By: Anthony Aveni

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books-Random House: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045175


Ivory 1/4 cloth, ivory paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued. xiii,255 pp., illus. 2nd ptg. View more info

The Story of the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection in the History of Chemistry

By: Armstrong, Eva V.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026071


Booklet, blue wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear. 21 pp., b&w plates. View more info

Practical Planer Kinks for Planer Hands

By: Ashley, Carroll

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hill Publishing Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028270


Dark green ribbed cloth, lettered in gold foil. Minor shelf wear, spine extremities lightly rubbed, mild surface rubbing to cloth. 80 pp., illus. Text block somewhat toned by age but otherwise intact. View more info

The Wellsprings of Life

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Abelard-Schuman: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039331


Gray cloth, lettered in black. Slight foxing to cloth on both covers and spine panel, very slight foxing to endpapers and several early/late leaves, text block edges a bit toned by age. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild rubbing along flap folds and joints, rubbed with minor chipping along top edges and spine extremities, now in mylar. 238 pp. 1st edition, no addt'l printings indicated. View more info

Astronomy: An Introduction [Second Printing]

By: Baker, Robert H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, D. Van Nostrand Co.: 1930

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 026840


Moss green buckram, lettered in gilt. Cloth unevenly spotted on both panels, lettering rubbed. Firm binding, clean interior, a bit age-toned with a few minor pencil notations. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. Scarce early 2nd ptg.: August 1930. xix,521 pp., illus. Covers are somewhat compromised cosmetically, otherwise a solid copy. View more info

In Starry Realms

By: Ball, Sir Robert S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Bath and New York, Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd.: 1909

Seller ID: 019041


Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, bevelled edges. 4th ptg. of revised version of "Cheap Edition," Oct. 1909. Mildly rubbed edges and corners, spine extremities a bit frayed, with slight loss at head of spine. x,371 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Clean interior, firm binding. View more info