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1 A First Book Of The Lens. An Elementary Treatise On The Action and Use of the Photographic Lens Piper, C. Welborne.
Hazell, Watson, and Viney. London. 1901. First Edition. Hardcover Condition: Good 
. Cloth, ex-library with a number of library stamps on covers, title page, and endpaper; rebound in library-style cloth; paper yellowing as expected. Good condition. 170 pages, illustrated. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Atlas zur Kunst des Goldarbeiters, Silberarbeiters und Juweliers: Ein Handbuch, enthaltend die Darstellung der wichtigsten, in diesem Fache vorkommenden, chemischen und mechanischen Arbeits-Operationen, mit besonderer Berucksichtigung der hierbei in Anwendung stehenden Werkzeuge, Maschinen und Apparate. Nebst einem Anhange uber Edelsteine und Perlen. PLATES volume only [Neuer Schauplatz der Kunste und Handwerke, Bd. 8] Kulmer, Rudolf von
Weimar: Friedrich Voigt. [1872] Hardcover Condition: Good 
Small 4to, hardcover, no dj. Patent Office copy, rebound in later quarter cloth, marbled boards & endpapers. Original paper cover bound in. Good condition. Small label at corner of front board; front bookplate; stamp/number code on endpaper & at margin of Plate 21. Original paper cover + first 3 plates loose, laid in. Moderate toning throughout, occasional marginal finger-smudge, however no foxing or brittleness to the leaves. Board edges rubbed through w/ pea-sized chip at upper spine, binding & hinges firm. Atlas / plates volume accompanying Die Kunst des Goldarbeiters, Silberarbeiters und Juweliers: 24 double-page fold-out plates. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 British Weights & Measures: A History from Antiquity to the Seventeenth Century Zupko, Ronald Edward.
University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. 1977. 0299073408 / 9780299073404 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. Vg+ condition in vg dj. Prev. owner's name-stamp on top & bottom text-block edges; contents bright, crisp & clean, unread; dj lightly smudged w/ tiniest nick at upper spine. xvi, 248 p., illus. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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4 De L'Economie Du Combustible ou Expose Des Principaux Moyens Usites ou Proposes Pour Produire Et Employer Economiquement La Vapeur Servant De Force Motrice Bede, M.E.
E. Noblet, Paris. 1859. First Edition. Hardcover Condition: Good 
1/4 leather, 195 pages, French text, 12 fold out plates of illustrations; ex-library copy, spine and corners well rubbed;hinges tight, contents clean. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Die Dampfturbinen. Ihre Theorie, Konstruktion und Betrieb Wagner, Hans.
Verlag Von Gebruder Janecke. Hannover. 1904. First Edition. Hardcover Condition: As New 
Clothbound, 145 pages, well illustrated; this is an ex-library copy with a paper label on the spine, and several interior library stamps; corners bumped, hinges have split from endpapers; contents fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Die Gas-Wasser und Telegraphen-Anlagen in Gebauden Scholtz, A.
Stuttgart, Germany. 1881. First Edition. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
Hardcover. Small folio size, bound in 1/4 leather, 330 pages, well illustrated. Ex Patent Office duplicate, lib stamps spine and interior, otherwise vg. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 Electrical Engineering: The Second Century Begins Freitag, Harlow., ed.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), New York. 1986. 0879422084 / 9780879422080 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
4to, hardcover. No dj. Vg condition. Single non-circulating ex-lib stamp on 1 early pg, text-block edges stamped (only markings); exterior faintly rubbed, contents bright & clean, binding tight. xi, 180 p., b&w illus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Elektrotechnik: Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift fur die Gesamte Elektrotechnik: Band 1-5 Kammer der Technik, edited by
Verlag Technik, GmBH, Berlin. 1947 - 1951. Hardcover Condition: Good 
4to, hardcover. 5 volume set. Orange cloth, no dj's. Good condition. Ex-library volumes, rebound in sturdy library buckram. Contents fragile, pulp paper, but intact, obviously seeing little use before deaccession. The first five years of a most unusual East German technical publication, providing insight into post-war Iron Curtain electrical and electronic technical and industrial capabilities. 192 & 360 & 388 & 426 & 577 pp. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 Elias E. Ries, Inventor Ries, Estelle H.
Philosophical Library, NY. 1951. Condition: Very Good 
Op. Vg condition. 369 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Feier des Goldenen Berufsjubilaums des Prof. Dr. Carl Duisberg Duisberg, Carl.
Leverkusen. 1933. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, stiff paper-covered boards (no dj). Light exterior soiling & ex-lib markings to openings pg., else about vg condition. 86 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Fortschritte der physikalischen und technischen Akustik Tendelenburg, Ferdinand.
Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H., Leipzig. 1932. Paperback Condition: Good 
8vo, paperback pamphlet (with orig. front cover) bound in over-sized US Patent Office paper-covered boards, paper title label & code label on cover, boards edge-chipped. Patent Office bookplate & blurb pasted inside front board, stamp on pamphlet cover & title pg. Despite the less than attractive binding, pamphlet itself is clean, edges smooth, binding tight, good condition overall. 132 pp. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 George Westinghouse Commemoration: A Forum Presenting the Career and Achievements of George Westinghouse on the 90th Anniversary of His Birth -----
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, NY. 1985. Reprinted on the occasion of Engineers Week; orig. publ. 1937. Paperback Condition: Very Good 
Op. Wrappers. Vg+ condition. 78 pp. Illus. Several copies available. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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13 IBM Journal of Research and Development, Volume 3, Number 2, April 1959, including: Finite Automata and Their Decision Problems Rabin, Michael O., and Dana S. Scott
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), NY. 1959. Paperback Condition: Very Good 
4to, paperback. Vg condition. Covers lightly rubbed, contents clean, no marking or writing. Binding sturdy and tight. pp. 105-208. 15 articles, including the classic paper by Rabin and Scott for which they were jointly awarded the Turing Prize in 1976. Quoting the Awards Committee: "... For their joint paper "Finite Automata and Their Decision Problems," which introduced the idea of nondeterministic machines, which has proved to be an enormously valuable concept. Their (Scott & Rabin) [sic] classic paper has been a continuous source of inspiration for subsequent work in this field." Issue contains another paper with Rabin as co-author, as well as a short paper by Paul Erdos. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14 Index to the Literature of Manganese 1596-1874. Reprint from Annual of the Lyceum of Natural History, Nov. 1875 Bolton, H.C.
Salem Press, Salem. 1876. First in cloth. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
Cloth, 44 pages, 1/4 leather, rubbed, front board detached, ex Patent Office dup, lib stamped, otherwise vg. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Joseph Henry and the Magnetic Telegraph: An address delivered at Princeton College, June 16, 1885 Dickerson, Edward N.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. 1885. Paperback Condition: Good 
8vo. Paperback, fading hand-lettered title on spine. Prev. bookseller's stamp on title pg. Exterior soiled, corner-creased; vertical crease down cover, tape-reinforced at top & bottom inside cover, nicked corners of final 6 pgs. & rear cover tape-reinforced. Light foxing to opening pgs. & marginal finger-smudges to some pgs. A moderately-handled volume, but contents bright & unmarked, overall good- condition given age. 65 pp. A memorial essay on Joseph Henry's contributions to the electric telegraph. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Journal of Scientific Instruments, Volume II: 1924 - 25 Institute of Physics
Cambridge University Press, London. 1925. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
4to, hardcover. No dj, black cloth. Vg condition. 12 issues bound. 408 pp. Many papers on a wide range of scientific instrumentation, with a concentration in optical apparatus and devices. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Knocks and Kinks: Causes, Detection, and Cure for Many of the Commonest of These Troubles of the Engine-Man. Plain Directions for Prevention and Remedy [The Power Handbooks series] Collins, Hubert E.
NY: McGraw-Hill. 1908. 1st edition, 2nd impression. Hardcover Condition: Good 
Sm 8vo, hardcover, green cloth (no dj). Exterior lightly scuffed/soiled w/ upper & lower spine moderately bumped, rubbed; shallow pea-sized dent in cover, to minor effect. Light foxing to endpapers (none within); interior hinge paper beginning to split at rear endpapers, but pgs. & board firmly attached. Overall good condition, contents clean, binding tight. 137 pp. Illus. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 La motoculture. Application du moteur a explosions au labourage Ventou-duclaux, L.; preface by Prince P. d'Arenberg
Librairie J.-B. Bailliere & Fils, Paris. 1913. Hardcover Condition: Good 
Small 8vo, hardcover. Rebound in red lib-style cloth, no dj. Good condition. Ex-lib copy w/ front bookplate, text-block edge stamped, rear pocket, call letters embossed at cover corner. Contents uniformly age-toned but clean, no interior markings, binding & hinges right. 83 p., illus with b/w plates. In French. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Leather Industries, A Laboratory Book on Analytical and Experimental Methods Proctor, H. R.
E. and F.N. Spon and Co. , London. 1908. Second Edition Revised. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
Cloth, 460 pages, front endpaper detached, ex Patent Office dup, lib stamped, otherwise vg. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Leather Manufacture in the United States: A Dissertation on the Methods and Economics of Tanning; to Which is Added a Report on the Relative Economies of Burning Wet Spent Tan, by Theron Skeel Schultz, J. S.
Shoe and Leather Reporter Office, New York. 1876. First Edition. Hardcover Condition: Good 
1/4 leather, 287 pages, numerous illustrations, plus plates, spine well rubbed and separated from binding, ex Patent Office Science Lib duplicate, lib stamped. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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