Technical and Engineering

Technical and Engineering

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Allis-Chalmers Annual Review 1944
1 Allis-Chalmers Annual Review 1944
Milwaukee, Wisoncon Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company 1944 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Wonderful wartime report from Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing covering all aspects of the business including power generation; power distribution; precessing items such as metals, coal, rock products, cement, forest products, pretroleum, rubber, chemicals, food, and solvent oil; industrial; construction and agriculture; and transportation. The book is oversized at 8-1/2"x11". Minor stubborn soil to spine and a few wrinkles there, likely endemic to the publishing process, but otherwise clean and tightly bound. There is also a letter laid-in to accompany it.The book does have text, but it's the photographs and technical drawings that command your attention. VERY nice and not commonly found. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Ceramic Products Cyclopedia and Ceramic Equipment Material Catalogs  1930-1931
2 Ceramic Products Cyclopedia and Ceramic Equipment Material Catalogs 1930-1931
Chicago, Illinois Industrial Publications Inc. 1930 Fifth Edition 1930-1931 Hard Cover Very Good No DJ, as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Oversized, heavy book featuring orange and black boards, Measures 11-3/4" tall and 9" across and has 691 pages. Very clean and tightly bound with light wear to crown and tail of spine. Corners likewise show minor wear with both top corners showing a crease and a bit of softness. A couple small slight pots to front cover -- none on back. Presentation copy with notification of same on bookplate affixed to front pastedown stating giver as Alton Barium Products whose catalog appears inside. Great illustrations and a variety of companies' products displayed in the following categories: heavy clay products, refractories, terra cotta, glass, enamel, pottery and abrasives. But also contain massive amount of info on furnaces and kilns, power and power transmission, drying and annealing, raw materials, formulas and batches and more. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 Cessna 1962 172c Sky Hawk Owner's Manual
Cessna 1962 Soft Cover Very Good 
Hard-to-find owner's manual in very good condition. Tightly bound and clean Illustrated with technical drawings, charts, and graphs. Measures 5-1/4"x8". Other Cessna manuals available. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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4 Cessna 1963 Model 210C Owner's Manual
Cessna 1963 Soft Cover Good 
Hard-to-find owner's manual in very good condition. Tightly bound and clean with only fault being age toning and light foxing to edges of first and last pages. Illustrated with technical drawings, charts, and graphs. Other Cessna manuals available. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Engineering News and American Contract Journal Vol. XVII April 23, 1887
5 Engineering News and American Contract Journal Vol. XVII April 23, 1887
New York Engineering News Publishing Company 1887 Vol. XVIII, No. 17 Soft Cover Near Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
It's not common to find an example of this early technical magazine and especially not in such nice condtion. There is a small bit of soiling to outer edge of front cover, but it is otherwise very handsome. Oversized at 11" across by 14" tall. Numerous ads at front and back with bold graphics showing various pumps, pipes, derricks, engineering and surveying equipment, fire hydrants, valves. etc.. Even submarine tunnels and early steam shovels.A sampling of articles include the following topics: a landslide on the New York, Central & Hudson Railroad, the foundation for the 1000-ft. Eiffel tower in Paris, and the proposed Long Island Bridge. Technical drawings throughout. Magazine begins pagination where the previous issue left off, but we counted 15 pages of dense text, plus 25 pages of ads. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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6 Installation and Maintenance Instructions Curtiss Single Piece Propellers
Caldwell, New Jersey Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Curtiss Propeller Division 1941 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice, clean, tightly bound manual. Yrllow pebbled surface cover with black spine. Measures 8-1/2"x11". Only faults is small, minor flat creases to corners.Addresses design numbers 55501, 55503, 55511, 55516, and 55518. Illustrated with one black and white photo (full page) and one chart, plus numerous technical drawings. 21 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Jarvis High Speed Tap Catalog and Manual (No.T-54)
Middletown, Connecticut Charles L. Jarvis Company 1954 Card Cover Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hard-to-find catalog in clean, tightly bound condition. Spiral plastic comb binding allows catalog to lie flat. Printed on coated paper and augmented with art, technical drawings and detailed technical charts. Includes errata sheet at front. Measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 55 pages. Ligth isolated edgewear to cover only fault. Other items on taps and tapping and tap and die available. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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McMaster-Carr Supply Company Steam Specialities and General Supplies Catalogue Number 14
8 McMaster-Carr Supply Company Steam Specialities and General Supplies Catalogue Number 14
Chicago Russell-DeWolfe Co. 1908 Facsimile Edition Hard Cover Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Crisp, clean, facsimile hard cover of original catalogue number 14 published in 1908 by this Chicago supplier of steam products and other parts for mills, mines, railroads, contractors, engineers, steamfitters, machinists and millwrights. Catalogue is wonderful and large -- with strong graphics of products and much information on each. Extensive index at front. 506 pages. Not commonly found. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Ocean Electronic Navigational Aids (CG-157-1)
9 Ocean Electronic Navigational Aids (CG-157-1)
Washington D.C. United States Coast Guard 1949 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Very nice, clean booklet of real substance marred only a faint stain to front. Contains three crisp clean detailed foldouts at center. Measures 6"x9-1/4" and is tightly bound with no names or writing. Illustrated with black and white photographs, charts, maps and technical drawings. Discusses Loran, Radio-Direction Finder, and and Radar Ship equipment. 73 pages. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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10 Operation and Maintenance Cummins J, JS, and JT Diesel Engines
Columbus, Indiana Cummins Engine Company 1954 Soft Very Good Wraps, Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice, clean copy, both inside and out. A few small spits to back of green dustwrap only fault. Printed on quality glossy paper and illustrated with black and white photos throughout. Also includes large cross-section depictions to allow for detail. Discusses principles of operation, operating instructions, maintenance and trouble shooting. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Parts Book Caterpillar D9 Tractor (Serial Numbers 66A1-Up)
Catarpillar Tractor Co. 1965 Soft cover Very Good 
Nice, clean copy -- light wear to foredge and flat crease to bottom back corner only faults. No names or writing, no spine crease. Lavishly illustrated with technical drawings throughout. English. French. Spanish. German. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Westinghouse Turbine Generators; Westinghouse Steam Power Plant Planning Guide 10,000 to 60,000 KW
Pittsburgh & Philadelphia, PA Westinghouse Corporation Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Two very nice, clean advertising booklets. No dates on either one, but pre-1963 as the dealer's address on the attached business card shows no zip code. Both books measure 8-1/2"x11", though one is spiral bound and the other stapled. Both are clean and tightly bound with minor edgewear and two staple marks to face of the turbine book. The turbine generator book displays graphics in black, whte and blue. Contents cover types of D-line turbines and their various parts, as well air-cooled generators, finned tube coolers and related parts. 39 pages. The steam power plant book (spiral bound) contains black and white photographs, graphs, and charts filled with technical data. Text is divided into two parts: Part I, turbine practice and Part II, turbine data, condenser data and condenser auxiliaries data. 38 pages. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Windmill Power for City People; A Documentation of the First Urban Wind Energy System
13 Windmill Power for City People; A Documentation of the First Urban Wind Energy System
New York City Energy Task Force 1977 Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, as new copy, marred only by a tiny spot to first page and a flat crease at upper front corner.. Printed in blue ink with numerous technical drawings, including one fold-out. A step-by-step look at how the task force in New York City did it over thirty years ago with adaptable ideas for urban dwellers of the 21st century interested in alternative energy sources. 65 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Fuel Cells; A Review of Government-Sponsored  Research, 1950-1961, Austin, L.G.
14 Austin, L.G. Fuel Cells; A Review of Government-Sponsored Research, 1950-1961
Washington D.C, NASA 1967 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice, clean, tightly bound book with no names or writing. Cover shows very light isolated spots of edgewear. Only real fault is a spot to top exterior edge which looks like a moisture stain, but has not affected interior pages at all. Cover fitted with clear plastic for protection. A massove amount of text illustrated with charts, graphs and technical drawings. Discusses princisples, types and uses of fuel cells. 439 pages. Indexed. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Goodyear (Images of America), Bates, Denise E.; Kiko, Sally
15 Bates, Denise E.; Kiko, Sally Goodyear (Images of America)
Charleston, South Carolina Arcadia Publishing 2010 100738571172 Soft Cover Fine 
Crisp, as new book purchased from single owner who apparently did not read it. Illustrated profusely with black and white historical photographs. Also much text about an aspect of the company which is not as widely knows -- the purchase of 16,000 acres in Arizona in 1916 to grow the long staple cotton used to make pneumatic tires. From there came even more growth and the town of Goodyear is now home to 55,000 people as per the 2008 census. 127 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Standard and Simplified Drafting Practices, Bergen, Jay H.
16 Bergen, Jay H. Standard and Simplified Drafting Practices
New York American Machine and Foundry Co. Soft Cover Very Good 
Very nice, clean book -- red cover with black printing. Measures 8-1/2"x11". Only fault is former owner's name printed at bottom front corner. Contents include a paper presented by Bergen, Standards Administrator for American Machine & Foundry, before the American Society for Engineering Education at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago January 26, 1958 in addition to practical info on simplified drafting. Illustrated with drawings. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Cleveland An Inventory of Historic Engineering and Industrial Sites, Bluestone, Daniel M.
17 Bluestone, Daniel M. Cleveland An Inventory of Historic Engineering and Industrial Sites
Washignton D.C. U.S. Department of the Interior 1978 No Edition Stated Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Tightly bound with no writing to pages and no spine crease. Small bit of toning to cover only fault. Illustrated with black and white photos. Areas covered include: ore docks and engineering firms, iron and steel, automobile manufacture, shipbuilding, machine tooling, textiles, electrical, gristmills, waterworks, bridges and viaducts, oil, chemicals, and paint and varnish. 118 pages. TWO copies available. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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AWR8/13 Bosch-Regler Fur Bosch-Einspritzpumpen, 1934, Bosch, Robert and Stuttgart, A.G.
18 Bosch, Robert and Stuttgart, A.G. AWR8/13 Bosch-Regler Fur Bosch-Einspritzpumpen, 1934
Germany Bosch 1934 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice booklet which is inside a heavy card cover. The contents are technical, but there is information in both English and German, German predominately. The title on the cover in English is "regulators for injection pumps and instructions for outdoor work". There's also a large drawings throughout and a big fold-out at the back. The size is 8-1/2" x 11-3/4". 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference Proceedings, 1981  (TWO volumes), Bullock, Ricahrd L.; Jacoby, Henry J.
19 Bullock, Ricahrd L.; Jacoby, Henry J. Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference Proceedings, 1981 (TWO volumes)
Littleton, Colorado, U.S.A. Society for Mining Metallurgy 1981 0895202859 / 9780895202857 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Nice set, very clean and tightly bound. Volume I shows faint foxing to white portion at top front and a one inch tear to lower back edge near spine. Volume II shows a 1/2" tear to top front edge. Both are most handsome in brand new mylar. The conference from which these books derived was held in San Francisco May 3-7, 1981. It's theme that year was tunneling and mining productivity, so all of the 101 articles relate to these subjects. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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Fuels AndTheir Utilization, Carr, A.R.; Selheimer, C.W.
20 Carr, A.R.; Selheimer, C.W. Fuels AndTheir Utilization
New York Pitman Publishing 1940 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Book itself is quite clean and nice with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Orange jacket shows sunning to spine and a few small chips along the spine's edges with loss of paper. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Price-clipped. Covers classifications of fuels, manufacturing fuels, composition oif coal and other solid fuels, waste heat and its elimination, calorimetry determination of heat input, heat balances, pyrometry of temperature measurements, water for industrial purposes, and laboratory experiements. 180 pages. Indexed. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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