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By: BADT, F. B.
Publisher: Electrician Publishing Company, Chicago: 1889
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k190118d
1st ed. 16mo., maroon cloth pp 105. 97 illustrations. ; endpapers printed with for other electical-apparatus (telephone, dynamos, wiring). Illustrated with numerous diagrams and engravings of batteries, coils, alarm bells, buzzers, "annunciators", burglar alarms, etc. CONDITION: Good; Text block, clean, tight and free of markings. Hinges cracked; covers good with lettering faded, wear to edges and extremities. View more info
Publisher: Hutchinson & Co Ltd, London: 1943
Edition: 1st edition
Inscription: Inscribed by the author with a dedication to the W
Seller ID: k190721a
8vo, 1st ed. 175 pp. 20 photographic plates. Grindell Matthews (1880 -1941) was an English inventor who claimed to have invented a death ray in the 1920s. In 1914, after the outbreak of the First World War, the British government announced an award of £25,000 to anyone who could create a weapon against zeppelins or remotely control unmanned vehicles. Matthews claimed that he had created a remote control system that used selenium cells. He successfully demonstrated it with a remotely controlled boat to representatives of the Admiralty at Richmond Park's Penn Pond. He received his £25,000 but ... View more info
By: Claridge, (John)
Publisher: Thomas Hurst: 1827
Edition: Later printing
Seller ID: k190220f
London: Thomas Hurst, Edward Chance, & Co., 1827. 1827. Small 8vo. xi, 56 pp. Original ¼ leather over plain boards, gilt-stamped spine title. A “new edition” of a classic first printed in 1670 as “The Shepherd's Legacy”. , Observations and predictions about weather, with aphorisms, rhymes, and folk wisdom. CONDITION: Fair-Good. The text block is clean, with no tears and very little foxing or toning. Covers have moderate edgewear but substantial rubbing of the spine, front hinge split, rear hinge cracked; prior owners penciled names on front flyleaf. View more info
Publisher: Great Western Stove Company, Leavenworth Kansas: 1920
Seller ID: k200301c
Condition: Very good
4to, softcover. 96 pp. Great Western Stove Company, Leavenworth Kansas.  Illustrated in color and b/w. Ranges, stoves, fireplaces, and accessories/parts. The foundry was first established to manufacture steamboat parts, but within a short period began casting wood burning stoves. Production ceased in 1940; their stoves are prized by antique collectors. ##### Condition: Good+; Moderate wear, nicking to cover extremities -- interior fine. View more info
By: Harris, Moses
Publisher: New York, Whitney Library of Design: 1963
Seller ID: 1037
A facsimile edition of the rarest known book in the literature of "color" (1766). With historical notes and commentary by Faber Birren. Privately printed in an unstated limited edition. Large 4to, in burgundy leatherette binding. 11"x14" 8pp., followed by 3 full-page plates of color wheels (two in color). Very fine in tattered d/w. View more info
By: J. G. Heck
Publisher: Published by Rudolph Garrigue, NY: 1851
Edition: 1st U.S.edition
Seller ID: k200312d
4to, first ed. Volume 2 only. 237 pages, with several to more than a dozen steel engravings on each. German publisher and author Johann Georg Heck published this 6-volume attempt to organize science, literature, and art in an accessible, graphic, format. He published this first English edition in 1851. Since that time it has become a standard of copyright free illustration and clipart worldwide, with millions of copies in print over the past 150 years. From the intro to the first volume, not present here: “Never before have the plates about sciences, arts, daily life, culture and war, ... View more info
By: Marcuse, Adolf.
Publisher: Georg Reimer, Berlin: 1909
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k190203b
8vo, stiff green cloth, gilt titles. With 10 tables, 3 maps and 3 photos in the text. Synopsis from Nature Magazine 29 April 1909: “THE great advances made in aërial transit, by which long-distance voyages are rendered possible by ordinary spherical balloons, while hundreds of miles may be travelled by dirigibles, and the prospect of long-distance voyages in the rapidly improving aëroplanes, suggest at once the important problem of the determination of the astronomical position of these craft at any moment.” Marcuse discusses the equipment and methods for doing so.. CONDITION: Good; int... View more info
By: Tyndall, John.
Publisher: Appleton: 1882
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k190203a
8vo, brown decorated cloth. 338pp. CONDITION: Good -- internally clean, tight and, bright. Covers lightly rubbed at corners and spine edges, more so at spine ends with some chipping. View more info
Publisher: NY, Macmillan Co.: 1950
Edition: 1st ed
Seller ID: k191118c
Condition: Near Fine
1st ed., 1st printing stated. 8vo,. Publishers blue cloth, gilt title to cover and spine. 401pp. The Russian scholar's first book, an instant New York Times bestseller whose science was so heavily criticized that Macmillan discontinued publication and transferred rights to Doubleday. A near fine copy in good d/w. Text block is clean, bright, and unmarked. Covers are near fine with just a hint of shelf-wear to edges. Dust jacket is not price-cliped; no large tears, but numerous small nicks to edges, especially at spine ends. View more info
Publisher: The Review of Reviews: 1914
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: dg17122301
12mo. Half leather over marbled boards. Tight, square binding. Four of four volumes. Very good; some fading at extremities and spine, several small nicks to spine ends, end papers toned. Internally clean and tight. View more info
Publisher: 4th Ferrying Group, Memphis Tenn: 1943
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k190118b
Condition: Near fine.
6”x9”, looseleaf in 3-ring binder. Restricted Report: “This handbook has been prepared primarily for crews of the Ferry Command. Effort has been made to simplify fuel and hydraulic systems from an emergency standpoint.” Designed and compiled by “Group Engineer Draftsmen” Detailed instructions, color-coded diagrams, and photographs covering the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell, B-26 Marauder, A-29 Hudson, P38 Lightning P-40 Warhawk, P-51 Mustang and more than a dozen other WW2 aircraft. Condition: Very good: pages are generally fine overall but about a half-doz... View more info
Publisher: Naval Air Technical Training Center, Corpus Christi TX: 1944
Edition: 2d ed.
Seller ID: k190118a
Condition: Very good.
Restricted Report. 8-1/2x11, black covers, cloth spine. Perfect bound. Two-post binding. Approx. 365 pp. Circa 1943-44. 2d revision; first compiled in Dec 1942. Comprehensive training manual for Aviation Radio Technicians and trainees. Chapters: General Information; Power Equipment, Accessories & Interphones; Receivers; Frequency F-Meters; Radio Detection Finders; Transmitters; Misc Condition: Very good. Interior is virtually pristine, with no tears, nicks or markings. Covers clean and tight but several small nicks along edge and spine. View more info