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Image for Windmill Power for City People; A Documentation of the First Urban Wind Energy System

Windmill Power for City People; A Documentation of the First Urban Wind Energy System

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Energy Task Force: 1977

Seller ID: 17736K

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Parts Book Caterpillar D9 Tractor (Serial Numbers 66A1-Up)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Catarpillar Tractor Co.: 1965

Seller ID: 17810K

Condition: 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. View more info

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Engineering News and American Contract Journal Vol. XVII April 23, 1887

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Engineering News Publishing Company: 1887

Edition: Vol. XVIII, No. 17

Seller ID: 18867

Condition: Near Fine


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. Eiff... View more info

Installation and Maintenance Instructions Curtiss Single Piece Propellers

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Caldwell, New Jersey, Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Curtiss Propeller Division: 1941

Seller ID: 20048

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Cessna 1962 172c Sky Hawk Owner's Manual

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cessna: 1962

Seller ID: 20310

Condition: 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. View more info

Westinghouse Turbine Generators; Westinghouse Steam Power Plant Planning Guide 10,000 to 60,000 KW

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh & Philadelphia, PA, Westinghouse Corporation:

Seller ID: 20320A

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

Jarvis High Speed Tap Catalog and Manual (No.T-54)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut, Charles L. Jarvis Company: 1954

Seller ID: 21015

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Ocean Electronic Navigational Aids (CG-157-1)

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Coast Guard: 1949

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 24338

Condition: 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. View more info

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Allis-Chalmers Annual Review 1944

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisoncon, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company: 1944

Seller ID: 24565

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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Fuel Cells; A Review of Government-Sponsored Research, 1950-1961

By: Austin, L.G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, NASA: 1967

Seller ID: 19191K

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Goodyear (Images of America)

By: Bates, Denise E.; Kiko, Sally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina, Arcadia Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 25976

ISBN: 100738571172

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for AWR8/13 Bosch-Regler Fur Bosch-Einspritzpumpen, 1934

AWR8/13 Bosch-Regler Fur Bosch-Einspritzpumpen, 1934

By: Bosch, Robert and Stuttgart, A.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Germany, Bosch: 1934

Seller ID: 23830

Condition: Very Good


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". View more info

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Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference Proceedings, 1981 (TWO volumes)

By: Bullock, Ricahrd L.; Jacoby, Henry J.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Littleton, Colorado, U.S.A., Society for Mining Metallurgy: 1981

Seller ID: 18989K

ISBN: 0895202859

Condition: 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. View more info

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Fuels AndTheir Utilization

By: Carr, A.R.; Selheimer, C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Pitman Publishing: 1940

Seller ID: 25787

Condition: Very 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. View more info

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Eli Whitney and the Whitney Armory

By: Cooper, Carolyn & Merrill Lindsay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Whitneyville, Connecticut, Eli Whitney Museum: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28263

ISBN: 0960366202

Condition: Fine


Very nice clean book with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Only fault is a shadow from a small price sticker that fell off the upper right corner of the half title page. Book is bound in sturdy blue cloth with no print to spine -- just to face board. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" and has 95 pages. Topics of chapters are these: Eli Whitney; How To Identify Eli Whitney Flintlock Muskets; Eli Whitney Jr.; New Haven -- Hub of the Arms Industry; The Heroic Age of Invention in New Haven; Simeon North, Patriarch of the United States Pistol Makers; Connecticut Manufacturing Companies Found... View more info

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Structural Systems

By: Cowan, Henry J.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1981

Seller ID: 24679

ISBN: 0442217137

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean soft cover book with no spine crease, pristine pages, and no names or writing. Measures 8-1/2" tall and 10-3/4" across. A comprehensive guide to preliminary structural design, complete with standard solutions, a minimum of mathematics and numerous explanatory drawings. Not only designed for students, but also as a handy reference for engineers and architects already working in the field. 256 pages. Indexed. View more info

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James Watt Craftsman and Engineer

By: Dickinson, H.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Newton, Abbot; Great Britain, David & Charles: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24138

Condition: Fine


Very handsome book, both in design and condition. Immaculate light gey boards with black and gilt title boxes to face and spine. No bumps. High quality silky paper is pistine both inside and at edges. Dustjacket has not been price-clipped and shows no tears or chips. Spine is sunned, as are edges of white jacket and there are a few soil marks at back. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Portait of Watts at frontis and book is illustrated throughout with wonderful black and white photographs, art, and drawings. An interesting biography which focuses heavily on the subjects life's work. Ph... View more info

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The Practice of Technology: Exploring Technology, Ecophilosophy, and Spiritual Disciplines for Vital Links

By: Drengson, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: albany, New York, State Univ of New York Press: 1995

Seller ID: 25065

ISBN: 0791426696

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no bumpsyo boards, Very white pages and page efges, Measures 6"x9-1/4" An itneresting title whoich explores the relationship between technology, ecological philosophy and the widsom of spiritual disciplines 218 pages. Indexed View more info

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Theory of Elastic Thin Shells (International Series of Monographs in Aeronautics and Astronautics)

By: Gol'Denveizer, A.L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford. UK, Pergamon Press: 1961

Seller ID: 27472CS

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound book -- only fault is former owner's signature to top of front free endpaper, but light because it was erased. A leaflet reading "With the Compliments of Pergamon Press" is laid-in . Book is bound in strurdy dark blue cloth and measures 6-1/4" x 9-3/4" and has 653 pages. Transated from the Russian and published quickly on non-letterpress setting with photo lithography.Text is divided into five parts: Basic Relations in the Theory of Shells; Membrane Theory; Circular Cylindrical Shells'; Analysis of the State of Stress in An Arbitrary Shell; and Approximate Methods of Analy... View more info

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Architectural Robotics: Ecosystems of Bits, Bytes, and Biology

By: Green, Keith Evan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The MIT Press: 2016

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28210

ISBN: 026203395X

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book. No names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to dustjacket and pristine pages and pages edges. Book will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. The author studies the trajectory of computing and explores what it might mean going forward. No longer is computing a person on a chair and a computer on a desk. Today computing is portable. But where will it stretch in the future? That's where rotobotics comes in. Book is illsutrated throughout with black and white photos and drawings. 266 pages including index View more info