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  • HIGH VOLTAGE CABLES
    HIGH VOLTAGE CABLES

    London: British Insulated Callender's Cables Limited, no date (1949). Second edition (first was in 1948). Quarto, maroon cloth gilt lettered. pp xii, 169 + 12 sheets of plastic colour transparencies, each sheet folded to have a colour image on each side showing the layers of the cables. Trade catalogue. Also photos, many colour diagrams and tables in text. Ex library - spine a bit darkened, gilt lettering dull, white ink call number; gilt library device on front cover; label inside front cover, rubber stamp on front free endpaper, later rubber stamp to bottom margin of title page; lower outer corner of front cover jammed; the old plastic yellowed and riippled; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Neato-color transparencies, a must for the cablehead.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39135
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  • HISTORY OF MONTROSE WATER SUPPLY, from its commencement in 1720 to 1914 by HALL, H.
    HALL, H.
    HISTORY OF MONTROSE WATER SUPPLY, from its commencement in 1720 to 1914

    Montrose (Scotland): Montrose Town Council, 1914. Octavo, green cloth. pp (4), 208. Cloth crease to upper spine; front cover bowed from damp, with very light damp marks in margins; offset yellowing to free endpapers; 1951 ink inscription at front; else a VG+ copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39170
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  • L'IMPRESSION DES TISSUS DE COTON: blanchiment, impression, teinture. Traduit de l'Anglais par J.-A. Montpellier...Atlas by SANSONE, Antonio
    SANSONE, Antonio
    L'IMPRESSION DES TISSUS DE COTON: blanchiment, impression, teinture. Traduit de l'Anglais par J.-A. Montpellier...Atlas

    Manchester / London / Paris: Abel Heywood / Simpkin Marshal / Georges Carré, 1889. Octavo, dark brown cloth decorated in dark green, gilt lettered. pp 38 plates (about half folding) of machinery + 11 plates with 56 colour printed cotton samples pasted in. Slight dust darkening to some blank margins; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; spine very lightly sunned; slight wear to about an inch of the fore edge of the front cover; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names, the cloth samples bright. Volume 2 only (the plates, or Atlas, volume) of a two volume work, published in English in 1887 as The Printing of Cotton Fabrics, Comprising Calico Bleaching, Printing, and Dyeing.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39974
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  • Bach, Hans, editor
    Low Thermal Expansion Glass Ceramics

    Edition: First printing

    Berlin: Springer, 1995. Glossy boards. pp 223, index, colour illustrations. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50037
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  • Simnad, M.T., and L.R. Zumwalt, editors
    MATERIALS AND FUELS FOR HIGH-TEMPERATURE NUCLEAR ENERGY APPLICATIONS: Proceedings of the National Topical Meeting of the American Nuclear Society, San Diego, April 11-13, 1962

    Cambridge, MA: M.I.T. Press, 1964. Brown cloth. pp 413. Index, photos and diagrams. VG clean and unworn copy, no owner marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51100
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  • CROWLEY, Clyde A.
    MONEY-MAKING FORMULAS, including a practical chemical dictionary and supply directory

    Chicago: Popular Mechanics Press, 1935. Card covers. pp (xvi), 201 + section for notes. Small spine tears neatly repaired; corner creases and light soiling to covers; a few notes at rear; yellowing to page edges; VG otherwise. "1059 Ways to Start a Profitable Business".

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50631
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  • Hawke, David Freeman
    Nuts and Bolts of the Past: A History of American Technology, 1776-1860

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harper & Row, 1988. Yellow cloth. pp 308. Index, illustrated. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51113
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  • OVERHEAD TRANSMISSION LINES AND DISTRIBUTING CIRCUITS, their design and construction. Translated by P.R. Friedlander by KAPPEER, F.
    KAPPEER, F.
    OVERHEAD TRANSMISSION LINES AND DISTRIBUTING CIRCUITS, their design and construction. Translated by P.R. Friedlander

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Constable, 1915. Quarto, green cloth. pp x, 300 + one folding chart. 297 figures in text. Damp stains to rear cover; front cover has one small indentation, damp stain at lower inner corrner, and a bit of wear to lower outer fore tip; yellowing to page edges and to endpapers; owner signature on front free endpaper and following leaf, very small company rubber stamp in upper margin of scattered text pages and to front free endpaper; otherwise a VG tight and clean copy. "Electric power transmission was accomplished in 1882 with the first high voltage transmission between Munich and Miesbach. 1891 saw the construction of the first three-phase alternating current overhead line on the occasion of the International…

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    London: Constable, 1915. Quarto, green cloth. pp x, 300 + one folding chart. 297 figures in text. Damp stains to rear cover; front cover has one small indentation, damp stain at lower inner corrner, and a bit of wear to lower outer fore tip; yellowing to page edges and to endpapers; owner signature on front free endpaper and following leaf, very small company rubber stamp in upper margin of scattered text pages and to front free endpaper; otherwise a VG tight and clean copy. "Electric power transmission was accomplished in 1882 with the first high voltage transmission between Munich and Miesbach. 1891 saw the construction of the first three-phase alternating current overhead line on the occasion of the International Electricity Exhibition in Frankfurt, between Lauffen and Frankfurt. In 1912 the first 110 kV-overhead power line entered service followed by the first 220 kV-overhead power line in 1923." - wiki. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38999
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  • Prinsen Geerligs, H. C.
    Practical white sugar manufacture, or The manufacture of plantation white sugar directly from the sugar cane

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Norman Roger, 1915. Tall octavo, maroon cloth lettered in gilt on spine, white on front cover. pp (xii), 184, iv, ads + 5 plates. Small errata slip at p 18, 28 figures in text. Small bumps to upper outer corners of covers; light sunning to upper margins of covers; tanning to free endpapers; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; small owner name at front; corner crease to a few leaves; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean and unworn copy. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39224
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  • Price List of Chisels, Plane Irons, Gouges, Carving Tools, Nail Sets, Screw Drivers, Handles, &c Manufactured by Buck Brothers, Riverlin Works, Millbury, Mass

    Fitzwilliam, NH: Ken Roberts Publishing Co, 1976. Facsimile reprint of the Worcester, 1890, edition of this trade catalogue. pp 128 plus an afterword by the publisher. Sticker stain on front cover, VG otherwise.Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 44947
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  • PRIMARY BATTERIES: their theory, construction and use by COOPER, W. R.
    COOPER, W. R.
    PRIMARY BATTERIES: their theory, construction and use

    London: Benn Brothers, 1920. Second printing of the 1916 second edition, enlarged (first ed. was 1902). Octavo, blue cloth. pp x, 457, [1], viii (ads, some pictorial) + folding chart. 215 figures in text. Spine lightly darkened, with small dent, gilt lettering dull; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; yellowing to page edges; VG otherwise, no owner names. Voltaic cell, thermopiles, one-fluid cells, two fluid-cells, dry cells, selenium cells, carbon-consuming cells, and more. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Book: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39146
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  • Imperial Oil Limited. Railway Service Engineers
    RAILWAY LUBRICATION

    No place (Toronto): Imperial Oil Limited, (1947). 12mo. maroon grained cloth stamped in gilt. pp [2], (16), 282, [4]. Tipped in colour frontispiece of "The Toronto", the second locomotive in Ontario. 110 illustrations in text including some Canadian photos. Bit of rubbing to spine ends, else fine. "The purpose of this book is to assist in the continued efficient operation of railway equipment and plant in Canada."

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43446
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  • SUTCLIFFE, R.J. and Edward D. Sutcliffe
    RICHARD SUTCLIFFE: the pioneer of Underground Belt Conveying

    No place (Edinburgh): Privately printed by T.and A. Constable, 1955. Third edition, revised and enlarged. Black cloth. pp 143 + plates. Small hole to gutter of front cover, else a VG clean and unworn copy.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44760
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  • KLEINLEIN, Walter J.
    RULES AND PRACTICE FOR ADJUSTING WATCHES

    No Place (Waltham, Massachusetts): Author, c1920. 16mo, black limp fabricoid, covers and text with rounded outer corners, all edges gilt. pp x, [2], 108. Illustrated with diagrams. Corner crease to one leaf, small creased tear to fore edge of rear free endpaper; else VG+. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39161
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  • THOMPSON, Jane Smeal and Helen G. Thompson (Silvanus Phillips Thompson)
    SILVANUS PHILLIPS THOMPSON: his life and letters

    Edition: First printing

    London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1920. Red cloth, top edges red. pp [2], (x), 372 + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and 11 other plates. Appendix (list of honours, list of printed books, address and periodical contributions), Index. Fingernail-size chip at head of very lightly sunned spine with loss of four letters; yellowing and foxing to page edges; foxing to the tissue guard; one inch split to rear inner hinge; else a VG tight and unworn copy, contents clean. "Silvanus Phillips Thompson FRS (19 June 1851 - 12 June 1916) was a professor of physics at the City and Guilds Technical College in Finsbury, England. He was elected to the Royal Society in 1891 and was known for his work…

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    London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1920. Red cloth, top edges red. pp [2], (x), 372 + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and 11 other plates. Appendix (list of honours, list of printed books, address and periodical contributions), Index. Fingernail-size chip at head of very lightly sunned spine with loss of four letters; yellowing and foxing to page edges; foxing to the tissue guard; one inch split to rear inner hinge; else a VG tight and unworn copy, contents clean. "Silvanus Phillips Thompson FRS (19 June 1851 - 12 June 1916) was a professor of physics at the City and Guilds Technical College in Finsbury, England. He was elected to the Royal Society in 1891 and was known for his work as an electrical engineer and as an author. Thompson's most enduring publication is his 1910 text Calculus Made Easy, which teaches the fundamentals of infinitesimal calculus, and is still in print. Thompson also wrote a popular physics text, Elementary Lessons in Electricity and Magnetism, as well as biographies of Lord Kelvin and Michael Faraday." - Wikipedia. Technical education, light and optics, and electromagnetism were major interests. He made an important contribution to the working of the submarine telegraphic cable and gave the first public demonstration of the newly discovered X-rays. He was also an active Quaker

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49361
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  • CASHMAN, Tony
    SINGING WIRES. The Telephone in Alberta.

    Edition: First edition

    Edmonton: Alberta Government Telephones Commission, 1972. QuaRto, yellow cloth. 496 pp. Numerous photos in text, some in colour. Signed by the author. Light soiling to bottom margin of last page of text, else fine. White jacket lightly soiled, two inch creased tear to rear panel; VG otherwise. History of the telephone in Alberta. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 7678
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  • Société générale métallurgique de Hoboken, 1908-1958

    Bruxelles, Belgium. [1958]: L. Cuypers, 1958. 202 p., [36] p. of plates (1 double) : ill. (some colour), map ; 29 cm. Red leather grain cloth. Fine copy. Chemical industry in Belgium. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44761
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  • Yokoyama, Hiroyuki ; Kikuo Ujihara, editors
    Spontaneous Emission and Laser Oscillation in Microcavities

    Edition: First printing

    Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, 1995. Glossy printed boards. pp 374, index. Fine copy. In print (2018) at USD 530.00.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50039
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  • Saul, S.B., editor
    Technological Change: The United States and Britain in the 19th Century (Debates in Economic History)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Methuen, 1970. Dark brown boards. pp 198. Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket. Debates in Economic History series.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48680
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  • Telephone Pioneers of America. Charles Fleetwood Sise Chapter no. 26

    Montreal: 1939. Octavo, black cloth gilt lettered, brad bound internally, no page numbers. Gives short biographies of the members of chapter number twenty-six. This is copy 257 of an unspecified limitation, the former property of a member of the Algonquin Council. Cover gilt dulled, a VG copy of a scarce book. AMICUS locates only two copies (OONMS, OGU). Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35334
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