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BELL HANGER'S HAND-BOOK

By: BADT, F. B.

Price: $35.00

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

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex.

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $2,650.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1871

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021501


1st ed., second state. 2 vols. 8vo, publisher's dark green cloth. [Freeman no. 938 with page height of 190, board height of 195, and books by same author on verso of title leaf of Vol. 2; the first volume starts with "When" on p. 297 and no errata on verso of title page.] With the publisher's ads dated January 1871 present in both volumes. Vol 1. viii, 423pp + 16pp. advts. Vol 2: viii, [2], 475 (16 pp. advts.] Fair-Good-minus: light surface and edge wear to covers ov... View more info

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The Natural System of Colors (Facsimile edition)

By: Harris, Moses

Price: $55.00

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

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Astronomische Ortsbestimmung im Ballon. [ Astronomical Orientation with a Balloon]

By: Marcuse, Adolf.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Georg Reimer, Berlin: 1909

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190203b

Condition: Good


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 astronomic... View more info

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Farm Roads, Fences, and Gates - A Practical Treatise on the Roads, Tramways, and Waterways of the Farm

By: Scott, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood and Co: 1883

Seller ID: 1041


The third in a series of Farm Engineering Textbooks. Condition: Good; cracked front hinge, covers faded at edges and spine, edgewear. View more info

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Essays on the Floating-Matter of the Air in Relation to Putrefaction and Infection.

By: Tyndall, John.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Appleton: 1882

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190203a

Condition: Good


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

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Eugenic Marriage, The. Volumes I-IV Complete

By: W. Grant Hague, M.D.

Price: $55.00

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

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Emergency Hand Book / Fuel & Hydraulic Systems

By: [Aviation] 4th Ferrying Group

Price: $250.00

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 ... View more info

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Aircraft Radio / Naval Air Technical Training Center

By: [Aviation] Leftwich, L.L.

Price: $225.00

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... View more info