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The Miller and Millwright

By: Abernathey, R. James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn., The Dixie Miller Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17309

Condition: Good+


Lithographed ads ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; Limp cloth backed wraps; bound with side stapling. Apparent 1st edition. Sound and complete; no marks. Covers surface and edges worn with shallow chips to cover edges and base of spine. Contents generally clean though with some light soiling to the endpages. Drink ring ripple to front cover and light spill/damp line across rear cover with last several pages of illustrated ads lightly rippled. Sound, complete with ... View more info

History of the Floor Plant, 1908-1980 [Armstrong Industries]

By: Armstrong

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marietta And Lancaster, PA, Armstrong Industries: 1980

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 23284

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages; Special limited edition of 100 bound in cloth. Beige linen covered boards with paper title label to cover; spine unlettered as issued. Limitation label mounted to front pastedown, not numbered. Trace shelf soiling to boards; prior owner name penned to front pastedown. Otherwise about fine. Illustrated with some b&w photographs. NF View more info

Steam, its Generation and Use

By: Babcock & Wilcox Co.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York, Babcock & Wilcox Co: 1923

Edition: 35th edition

Seller ID: 20107

Condition: Very Good+


Engravings, lithographs, diagrams; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 383 pages; Oversize HC. Snug and solid in original navy blue cloth with pictorial design and title lettering brightly in gilt to cover; gilt at spine a little dulled. Cloth lightly rubbed at tips and spine ends. Just mild shelf soiling to front and rear covers. Minor foxing to endpages. Profusely illustrated with lithographed views and photographs of steam boilers and works in factories and applications. Man... View more info

Britten's Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers; A Historical an Descriptive Account of the Different Styles of Clocks and Watches of the Past in England and Abroad Containing a List of Nearly Fourteen Thousand Makers

By: Baillie, G. H. & C. Clutton and C. A. Ilbert and L. H. Cresswell and F. Janca

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1956

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 20126

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Photographs and Diagrams; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 518 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 7th edition, reprinted. Square, sound and clean in original dust jacket. No marks. Light soiling to page block edges. Jacket rubbed at edges with some light handling soil to surfaces and a few small nicks and chips at edges. Illustrate with B&W photographs and diagrams. VG/VG-. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Mollies Were Men

By: Barrett, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 34231

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; HC. Soundly bound in original purple paper covered boards with title lettering in silver to spine. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpage. Paper boards rubbed at spine ends and corners; lightly sun faded at spine. Good only; Signed by Author View more info

George M. Bretz; Photographer in the Mines

By: Beck, Tom and George M. Bretz

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, University of Maryland Baltimore County Library: 1977

Seller ID: 17820

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tal; 73 pages; Oversize oblong paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Square, tight and generally neat; no marks. Superficial stress evidence to cover surface and light dust spotting top edge. Light foxing to first several leaves. Bright solid and neat. VG View more info

A Cotton Fabrics Glossary; Containing Instructions for the Manufacture of Every Known Grade and Variety of Cotton Fabrics.

By: Bennett, Frank P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Frank P. Bennett & Co. ,: 1914

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 35198

Condition: Good


Diagrams & Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 738 pages; 2nd edition, revised and enlarged. Bound in original dark green cloth with titles in gilt to cover and spine. Binding shaken in the spine; enpapers splitting in the hinges. Light silverfish predation to cloth at spine edge. Past storage in a stone farm house with light damp odor persisting. Expected light toning to page stock. Decetn reference copy with numerous diagram and photo illustrations. Good only. ...O... View more info

Adventures And Perils: The First Hundred and Fifty Years of Union Insurance Society of Canton

By: Chalkley, Alan and Robin Barrie

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Hong Kong, Ogilvy & Mather: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27711

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Period photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 54 pages; Larger format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Snug bright and neat in crisp edged and bright pictorial dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with period photographs. Handsome copy; NF/NF View more info

T. B. Rayl & Co. Wood-Workers' Tools

By: Early American Industries Association.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Early American Industries Association:: 1973

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 28011

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Facsimile Reproductions; 142 pages; Trade size paperback in matte illustrated covers. Soundly bound and neat. Just trace shelf/handling evidence and superficial soiling to covers. Profusely illustrated with facsimile reproductions of etchings of tools. Solid unmarked copy. VG++ View more info

Internal Combustion Lubrication Research at The Pennsylvania State College

By: Everett, Harold A.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: State College, The Pennsylvania State College: 1944

Seller ID: 34072

Condition: Good+


The Pennsylvania State College Study Series No. 15; B&W Photographs; Tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; Slim paperback in original title lettered wraps. Soundly bound and decent copy. Ex-library copy with expected institutional indications. Several scattered instances of pencil bracketing in the margins; light shelf wear to cover edges. Illustrated with photographs and tables. G+ View more info

Report, Going Concern Value - Lehigh Valley Railroad Company, Bethlehem, PA: July 12, 1972

By: Ford, Bacon & Davis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Ford, Bacon & Davis, Engineers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31047

Condition: Very Good+


Tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 62 pages; A comprehensive analysis of the LV its operations, infrastructure and financial condition prior to its end as an indepentent concern and acquisition by Conrail. Bound in original blue cloth boards with title lettering in gilt to cover - over a card covered inner spiral bound text block. Pages printed single side only; 62 pages with 13 separately numbered tables labeled as exhibits and appended at rear. A summary document of... View more info

Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of the Pennsylvania Agricultural Works; A. B. Farquhar, Proprietor: Manufacturer of Standard Agricultural Implements and Machinery; Plows, Cotton Sweeps and Cultivators...

By: Fraquhar, A. B. and Pennsylvania Agricultural Works

Price: $195.00

Publisher: York, PA, Fraquhar, A. B. and Pennsylvania Agricultural Works: 1871

Edition: Annual catalog

Seller ID: 25280

Condition: Good+


Woodcuts; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages View more info

The Waldstein Woolen Mill; Noble Entrepreneurship in Eighteenth-Century Bohemia. The Kress Library of Business & Economics Publication Number 18.

By: Freudenberger, Herman.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31645

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages; Format paperback in saddle stapled card stock covers with [rinted paper title panel mounted to cover. Inscribed by the author to the front endpage. Prior owner's occasional marginalia and underlining in pencil. Covers lightly shelf rubbed with a small chip top edge rear cover. Illustrated with reproductions of period views - on glossy stock. G++; Signed by Author View more info

The Autobiography of John Fritz

By: Fritz, John

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1912

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32455

Condition: Good+


Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 327 pages; Snugly bound in original blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine. 1st edition stated, 1 of 1000 copies printed. Some pages opened a little roughly at the front edge. Shadow of a catalogue label to the base of the spine amd glue traces to front and rear pastedowns where bookplates or attachments were once anchored. No stamps or marks; presumably froma company or private library. Light smudges of a splatter... View more info

Seventy-Five Years of Good Taste; A History of the Tasty Baking Company, Philadelphia, 1914-1989

By: Gardner, Joel R

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Tasty Baking Company: 1990

Seller ID: 23829

Condition: Near Fine


B&W and color photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Tight, bright and fresh; no marks. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to externals. Illustrated throughout with color and B/W photographs. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Wild Wheel

By: Garrett, Garet

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1952

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 35105

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages; Bright, snug and very neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed at edges with a few tiny nicks and short closed tears. Illustrated with B&W photographs. NF/VG View more info

History of the Lancaster Stock Yards; 1895-1970 : 75th Anniversary.

By: Groff, Isaac M

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Lancaster Stock Yards: 1970

Seller ID: 32395

Condition: Very Good


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pages; Paperback in glossy photo illustrated covers with saddle stapled binding. Bright clean copy; no marks. Just superficial shelf/handling evidence to covers at edges. Illustrated with historical photographs. VG or better View more info

Simple and Compound Steam Engines Sections 34 & 35

By: ICS

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bradley, IL, Lindsay Publications, Inc.: 2006

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 20908

ISBN: 1559183349

Condition: Fine


B&W Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 57 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Reprint of 1909 text, sections 34 and 35 from the International Correspondence School text on Steam Engines. Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Illustrated with facsimiles of B&W engravings. About Fine. View more info

Simple & Compound Steam Engines

By: ICS

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lindsay Publications Inc: 2006

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 21268

ISBN: 1559183349

Condition: New


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 70 pages View more info

Axminster Carpets, (Hand Made) - 1755-1957

By: Jacobs, Bertram

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brighton, F. Lewis Publishers Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34158

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 88 pages; Oversize HC in original orange cloth with titles in gilt. US Distributor label (Textile Book Service) mounted to base of title page. Cloth sunned and fading at spine and to front edge of boards. Prior ownership of Armstrong Industries with theoir reference library indications to the endpages. Illustrated with b&w photographs and a tipped in color frontis. G+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for exped... View more info