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Blue Bond for Masonry
1 Blue Bond for Masonry
NY North American Cement Corporation N.D. Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers soiled. 
Circa 1930s. Blue printed stapled wraps. [20] pp. , many photos. A promotional brochure advertising Blue Bond mortar cement. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Converse Catalog No. 42, Coal - Coke Handling Equipment
2 Converse Catalog No. 42, Coal - Coke Handling Equipment
Johnson City, NY F. S. Converse Co. N.D. Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Circa 1920s-30s. Stapled black wraps with titles stamped in silver on front and rear. Small hole punched through top left corner throughout. Many illustrations of tools, machinery and equipment for coal and coke handling, including belt conveyors, rotary screens, bags, screens, chutes, scoops, barrows, car movers, etc; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Marine Steam
3 Marine Steam
NY The Babcock and Wilcox Company 1928 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name on front pastedown. 
Green cloth binding gilt design and lettering stamped on front boards. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. A history of the marine boiler company founded in 1867, which is still in operation today as a leading power generation corporation. Many engravings, tables, photographs and other illustrations of boilers, factories, ships, machinery and fittings. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Recreative Science:  A Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observation
4 Recreative Science: A Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observation
London Groombridge and Sons 1862 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, backstrip split at head and appears to have been reglued, front hinge cracked, owner stamp and notations on front endpapers, pages toned. 
Vol. III only. Brown blindstamped cloth with elaborate titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. A reprint of articles previously published monthly by the publisher to document various experiments and observations of the natural world. Includes pieces by many authors, well illustrated with wood engravings. Includes pieces about the hydra, comets, zoophytes of the sea, hornbills, the geology of the Essex chalk pits, galvanic batteries, garden snails, and many other topics. A great peek at the work of amateur scientists in Victorian Britain. Index. ; 359 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Automatic Factory - What Does it Mean?  Report of the Conference Held At Margate, 16th to 19th, June, 1955
5 The Automatic Factory - What Does it Mean? Report of the Conference Held At Margate, 16th to 19th, June, 1955
London E. and F. N. Spon for the Institution of Production Engineers N.D. Fifth Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Library stamps on title page, copyright page and rear pastedown, shelfworn jacket. 
Burgundy boards with gilt stamped titles on front boards and spine. Contains 21 papers presented at the June 1955 Margate Conference of the Institution of Production Engineers concerning the general problems of automation, social and human implications, labor issues, electronic computers, automatic control of machine tools and automatic linking devices. Many black and white photographs depicting scientists and factory managers in full suits next to clunky old computers and automation machines. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 228 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Woodworker's Handbook:  A Practical Manual for Guidance in Planning, Installing and Operating Power Workshops
6 Woodworker's Handbook: A Practical Manual for Guidance in Planning, Installing and Operating Power Workshops
Plainfield, NJ Walker-Turner Co. 1932 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Dampstained at front fore-edge of front boards. 
Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards. Photos, illustrations, plans in pocket at rear. ; 127 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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A Beginner's Guide to True BASIC to Accompany Exploring Macintosh: Concepts in Visually Oriented Computing, Abitabile, John; Abernethy, K.
7 Abitabile, John; Abernethy, K. A Beginner's Guide to True BASIC to Accompany Exploring Macintosh: Concepts in Visually Oriented Computing
NY J. Wiley 1989 0471500798 / 9780471500797 Softcover Poor with no dust jacket; Covers heavily creased and water-damaged with portions of lift-off on front cover, water stains at outer margins of text, some highlighting. Large tear across front cover appears to have been glued with some yellowish adhesive. A scarce copy of this early Macintosh computer programming manual that unfortunately looks as if Homer Simpson used it as a coaster next to his nuclear plant computer keyboard. 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 259 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Pertinent Questions and Answers Concerning Mine Safety Appliances, Appliances, Mine Safety
8 Appliances, Mine Safety Pertinent Questions and Answers Concerning Mine Safety Appliances
Pittsburgh, PA Mine Safety Appliances Co. 1940 Fifth Edition Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly soiled and scuffed. 
Green stapled wraps. Several ominous photos of various gas masks, inhalators and breathing apparatus used by miners and mine rescue workers. ; 32 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Dangers of Intelligence and Other Science Essays, Asimov, Isaac
9 Asimov, Isaac The Dangers of Intelligence and Other Science Essays
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1986 0395415543 / 9780395415542 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and chipped along top margins. 
Asimov's 342nd book, a collection of popular science essays. ; 193 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Wrought Iron:  Its Manufacture, Characteristics and Applications, Aston, James; Story, Edward B.
10 Aston, James; Story, Edward B. Wrought Iron: Its Manufacture, Characteristics and Applications
Pittsburgh A. M. Byers Company 1942 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed. 
vi, 97 pp. Photos, illustrations, glossary. Navy cloth with titles stamped in yellow on front boards and spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Quantum Phoenix, Barak, Alexander Baguma
11 Barak, Alexander Baguma The Quantum Phoenix
Createspace 2013 148204501X / 9781482045017 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
The author provides theories that UFO sightings are really advanced wing or disc-shaped, laser propelled aircraft. ; 243 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Locust:   A Guide for Laboratory Practical Work, Barrass, Robert
12 Barrass, Robert The Locust: A Guide for Laboratory Practical Work
Winchester, England Barry Shurlock 1974 0903330113 / 9780903330114 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed. 
Pictorial hardcover. Index, references, further reading, illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Lectures on Bacteria, Bary, A. De
13 Bary, A. De Lectures on Bacteria
Oxford, England Clarendon Press 1887 Second Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings on spine, title page and rear endpapers. 
Translated from the French by Henry E. F. Garnsey, revised by Isaac Bayley Balfour. Blue cloth binding with gilt ruling on boards and gilt lettering on spine. Index, conspectus of literature and notes, twenty wood engravings. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Camping with the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa, Bass, Thomas A.
14 Bass, Thomas A. Camping with the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395415020 / 9780395415023 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, pages toned. 
xv, 304 pp, index. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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L'Eau: Base Structurale Et Fonctionnelle Des Etres Vivant, Benezech, Christian
15 Benezech, Christian L'Eau: Base Structurale Et Fonctionnelle Des Etres Vivant
Paris Masson 1962 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Heart-shaped punch taken out of last several pages. Jacket tattered and foxed. Pages toned. 
Text in French. ; Vol. 22; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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George William Featherstonhaugh:  The First U. S. Government Geologist, Berkeley, Edmund; Berkeley, Dorothy Smith
16 Berkeley, Edmund; Berkeley, Dorothy Smith George William Featherstonhaugh: The First U. S. Government Geologist
Tuscaloosa, AL University of Alabama Press 1988 0817303650 / 9780817303655 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xv, 357 pp, index. Illustrations.; History of American Science and Technology 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Professional Amateur:  The Biography of Charles Franklin Kettering, Body, T. A.
17 Body, T. A. Professional Amateur: The Biography of Charles Franklin Kettering
NY E. P. Dutton and Company 1957 Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn. 
Foreword by Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. Green cloth binding. Inscribed by Kettering on the front free endpaper with recipient's named redacted. Index, many photos. A biography of the prolific inventor (he held 186 patents) and automobile engineer-executive who spent 27 years as head of research at General Motors. ; 242 pages; Signed by Biographee 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Extreme Measures:  The Dark Visions and Bright Ideas of Francis Galton, Brookes, Martin
18 Brookes, Martin Extreme Measures: The Dark Visions and Bright Ideas of Francis Galton
London Bloomsbury 2004 1582344817 / 9781582344812 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
"Explorer, inventor, meteorologist, psychologist, anthropologist, and statistician, Galton was one of the great Victorian polymaths. But it was in the fledgling field of genetics that he made his most indelible impression. Galton kick-started the enduring nature/nurture debate and took hereditary determinism to its darkest extreme, dreaming of a future society built on a race of pure-breeding supermen." (from front jacket flap) xviii, 298 pp. Photos. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Great Hurricane:  1938, Burns, Cherie
19 Burns, Cherie The Great Hurricane: 1938
NY Atlantic Monthly Press 2005 087113893X / 9780871138934 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index, photos. The author chronicles the deadly hurricane that swept up the coast of Long Island and New England in 1938.; 230 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A History of Mathematical Notations, Cajori, Florian
20 Cajori, Florian A History of Mathematical Notations
NY Dover Publications 1993 0486677664 / 9780486677668 Reprint Softcover Very Good 
Two volumes from 1928-29 reprinted and bound in a single volume. 106 illustrations. Index. xxviii, 820 pp. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.00 USD
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