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Pumping Machinery. A Practical Hand-Book relating to the Construction and Management of Steam and Power Pumping Machines. ... With upwards of Two hundred and sixty engravings, covering every essential detail in pump construction

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company 1899. Later printing. 447 pages. Publisher's dark green cloth with gilt titles. Bright and clean internally. Minor wear and soiling to the binding. With some wonderful fold-out engravings that would look beautiful framed. Very Good. Cloth.

Originally published in 1893, this appears to be... more>
Pumping Machinery. A Practical Hand-Book relating to the Construction and Management of Steam and Power Pumping Machines. ... With upwards of Two hundred and sixty engravings, covering every essential detail in pump construction. William M. Barr.
 
Item #26437
Price: $40.00  
2.

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana Sale 1450 Thursday December 16, 2004

New York: Christie's [ Christies ] 2004. First Edition. 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. 491 pages, with 702 lots. Printed wrappers. Major auction catalog. Includes auction results (prices realized). Near Fine. Wraps. more>
Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana Sale 1450 Thursday December 16, 2004. Christie's New York.
 
Item #26432
Price: $25.00  
3.

Science Fiction : The Illustrated Encyclopedia

London, New York, Stuttgart: Dorling Kindersley 1995. First American Edition. 312 pages. Large 4to. 10 x 11 3/4 inches. Publisher's black boards with printed dust jacket. SIGNED by author John Clute on the title page. One page corner lightly creased. Crisp clean copies noting some rubbing to the dj. Near... more>
Science Fiction : The Illustrated Encyclopedia. John Clute.
 
Item #26440
Price: $45.00  
4.

Holland-American year book, for 1888. First Part. With sketches of prominent descendants of Holland, articles in Prose, Verse, &c.

New York: Morris Coster [ 1887 ]. First Edition. 32 pages plus plates of luminaries. Original orange printed wrappers. With cover illlustration of the "City Tavern in New Amsterdam, 1652". Minor chipping to the extremities, and overall soiling. Clean internally with the occasional smudging. Good. Wraps.

The editors note... more>
Holland-American year book, for 1888. First Part. With sketches of prominent descendants of Holland, articles in Prose, Verse, &c. Morris Coster.
 
Item #26434
Price: $75.00  
5.

Elesco locomotive superheaters : instructions for installation, operation, maintenance, repairs.

New York and Chicago: The Superheater Company 1925. Fourth Edition. 87 pages. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Stiff brown printed wrappers with cloth spine. Overall soiling, a used copy. Good. Boards.

"The instructions given herein are based on experiences gained from the maintenance and operation of Elseco fire... more>
Elesco locomotive superheaters : instructions for installation, operation, maintenance, repairs. Elesco Superheater Company.
 
Item #26438
Price: $50.00  
6.

Hemenway Southwestern Expedition : Hopi Songs ... a Journal of American Ethnology and Archaeology Fifth and Concluding Volume

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company 1908. First Edition. xi, [2], [3]-235 pages. 4to. Printed tan boards with black lettering. Spine sunned and scuffed, shelfworn. Sound and clean internally, noting stamp "SECRETARY" on front flyleaf. Very Good. Boards. more>
Hemenway Southwestern Expedition : Hopi Songs ... a Journal of American Ethnology and Archaeology Fifth and Concluding Volume. Benjamin Ives Gilman.
 
Item #11098
Price: $40.00  
7.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 10 Georgia, Florida

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1911. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. Minor wear to the extremities. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

One of a series of 15 booklets put together... more>
 
Item #25963
Price: $50.00  
8.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 13 Missouri, Kansas

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1911. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. Minor creasing to covers. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

One of a series of 15 booklets put together by... more>
 
Item #25964
Price: $50.00  
9.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 2 New England Section

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1911. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. Some pages with waving to the paper (but no evidence of any water - by design??). Includes errata... more>
Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 2 New England Section. Havoline Oil Company; Indian Refining Company.
 
Item #26461
Price: $50.00  
10.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 3 Philadelphia, Eastern Penn., New Jersey

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1910. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. Several pages tightly trimmed with minor loss to outside margin of textblock. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

One of... more>
 
Item #25959
Price: $40.00  
11.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 4 Western Pennsylvania, Southern Ohio, West Virginia

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1910. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

One of a series of 15 booklets put together by the Touring Bureau of... more>
 
Item #25960
Price: $50.00  
12.

Indian Pathfinder HAVOLINE TOURS Book 8 Illinois

New York: Havoline Oil Company ; Indian Refining Company c1911. First Edition. 64 pages. 5 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Brown printed wrappers. Brown tinted paper throughout (by design). Sound and clean. A few minor creases. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

One of a series of 15 booklets put together by... more>
 
Item #25961
Price: $50.00  
13.

Salmagundi; or, the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq and Others ... A new and improved edition, with tables of contents and a copious index. Volume II

Alexander Anderson. New York: David Longworth at the Shakspeare-Gallery 1814. Later printing. [2], [255]-550 pages. Volume II ONLY. Calf with red spine label, worn at corners and edges with some chipping to surface leather on spine. Sound. Browned with occasional foxing internally. Good. Boards.

A joint production of Washington... more>
Salmagundi; or, the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq and Others ... A new and improved edition, with tables of contents and a copious index. Volume II. Washington; Irving Irving, James Kirke, William; Paulding.
 
Item #10304
Price: $45.00  
14.

Report of the Commissioners appointed by authority of the City Council, to examine the sources from which a supply of pure water may be obtained for the City of Boston.

Boston [ Massachusetts ]: J. H. Eastburn 1845. First Edition. [4], 128, xxxii pages. 8vo. Self wrappers. Plus folded lithographed map of the vicinity of Boston showing sources of water (p.32) Full page charts are integral to the pagination. Complete. This copy with severely taped spine (effective but unsightly). Appendix... more>
Report of the Commissioners appointed by authority of the City Council, to examine the sources from which a supply of pure water may be obtained for the City of Boston. John B. Jervis, Walter R. Johnson, Benjamin Jr Silliman.
 
Item #26462
Price: $125.00  
15.

Nuns of the Battlefield

(Providence, Rhode Island): (The Providence Visitor Press) (1927). First Edition. ix, [1], 336 pages. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth gilt. Front hinge re-glued, corners bumped, and with rubbing and one stain to rear panel. Internally clean. EXTENSIVELY INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf: "Hibernian Greetings and ??. Through good... more>
Nuns of the Battlefield. Ellen Ryan LL D. Jolly.
 
Item #9384
Price: $95.00  
16.

Large Electric Power Stations their Design and Construction with Examples of Existing Stations ... English translation with 180 illustrations, including 7 plates

New York: D. Van Nostrand Company 1916. First Edition. xvi, 260 pages plus folding plates in rear. 4to. Publisher's red cloth with gilt spine titles and titles embossed in blind on the front cover. Signature of John A. Stevens on the front flyleaf, along with a stamp indicating shelf locations... more>
Large Electric Power Stations their Design and Construction with Examples of Existing Stations ... English translation with 180 illustrations, including 7 plates. Dr. G. Klingenberg.
 
Item #26467
Price: $95.00  
17.

[ Textiles ] Entstehung, Verhinderung, Beseitigung der Flecken in Wollenwaaren. Fünfundzwanzig Jahre praktischer Erfahrungen in Wollwäscherei, Spinnerei, Weberei, Walke, Appretur, Karbonisation, Färberei, Etc

Grünberg i. Schl: Friedr. Weiss Nachf. Verlag (Hugo Soderstrom) c1890. 340 pages. 8vo. Publisher's brown cloth embossed in black and gilt. Minor wear, with short tear to base of spine panel. Internally clean. Gold gilding for spine titles and covers bright and clean. Page edges marbled. Text in German. Very... more>
[ Textiles ] Entstehung, Verhinderung, Beseitigung der Flecken in Wollenwaaren. Fünfundzwanzig Jahre praktischer Erfahrungen in Wollwäscherei, Spinnerei, Weberei, Walke, Appretur, Karbonisation, Färberei, Etc. Otto Lobner, Loebner.
 
Item #10291
Price: $65.00  
18.

Romain Kalbris ... Illustre par Emile Bayard Gravure par Pannemaker

Pannemaker and Bayard. Paris: J. Hetzel & Co c1886. [6], 298, [12-ads] pages. 8vo. Publisher's brown leather spine over cloth boards. Spine highly decorated in gilt. White moire endpapers. All edges gilt, with remnants of green silk ribbon. Shelf worn, with pressboard partially exposed at base of boards and corners... more>
Romain Kalbris ... Illustre par Emile Bayard Gravure par Pannemaker. Hector Malot.
 
Item #9556
Price: $50.00  
19.

Electric Power Stations

New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1927. Later printing. viii, 326 pages. Dark green publisher's cloth gilt. Bookstore ticket on front flyleaf. Clean internally. First edition, second impression. Very Good. Cloth.

Past the cradle period of power generation, this work, while early, deals with engineering details of... more>
Electric Power Stations. L. W. W. Morrow.
 
Item #26466
Price: $40.00  
20.

Electric Power Plants : A Description of a Number of Power Stations Designed by Thomas Edward Murray

New York: np 1910. First Edition. xi, [1], 337 pages. Publisher's maroon cloth. Black dot on lower page edges, last few pages taped in gutter (tape stiff), spine lightly faded, previous owner names on front flyleaf. Good. Cloth.

This work highlights the engineering details of "certain modern electric lighting... more>
Electric Power Plants : A Description of a Number of Power Stations Designed by Thomas Edward Murray. Thomas Edward Murray.
 
Item #26465
Price: $95.00  
21.

Power Stations

New York: [ Thomas Edward Murray ] 1922. First Edition. viii, [4], ix, [2], 178 pages. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt spine titles. Corners reinforced with red colored epoxy, previous owner name and a related article on the front endpapers. Bright and clean internally, copiously illustrated. Very Good. Cloth... more>
Power Stations. Thomas Edward Murray.
 
Item #26435
Price: $50.00  
22.

Honours and Rewards in the British Empire and Commonwealth ... Volume 2 The Empire and the Commonwealth

England: Scolar Press 1995. First Edition. xii, [897]-1657 pages. 4to. Publisher's boards. Blue and yellow printed dust jacket (rubbed, several small tears). Binding sound, bright and clean internally. Near Fine / Very Good. Boards.

A two volume reference work that "records the history of the thousands of honours and... more>
Honours and Rewards in the British Empire and Commonwealth ... Volume 2 The Empire and the Commonwealth. Anthony Pamm.
 
Item #8430
Price: $95.00  
23.

Station Operating Handbook: A Manual Of Standard Practice Including Operating Rules And Explanatory Text

[ Philadelphia, PA ]: Philadelphia Electric Company 1921. First Edition. [2], 334 leaves. 5 x 8 inches. Bound in cloth hard card binding with two brass folding fasteners. Some pages reinforced at the binding edges. Occasional manuscript notes. Previous owner names on title page. Good. Boards.

Electric power plans... more>
Station Operating Handbook: A Manual Of Standard Practice Including Operating Rules And Explanatory Text. Philadelphia Electric Company.
 
Item #26433
Price: $75.00  
24.

American Foreign Policy - the Lost Consensus

New York: Praeger Scientific 1982. First Edition. xi, 276, [1] pages. 8vo. Publisher's original maroon boards with black and gilt title/author box on front cover. Minor bumps to corners, soiling to page edges. Clean internally, a great working/reading copy. Very Good. Boards. more>
American Foreign Policy - the Lost Consensus. George H. Quester.
 
Item #8178
Price: $40.00  
25.

Petty Cash Journal Book

no place: Richard Briggs China Shop 1937-1940. First Edition. 300 numbered pages in a typical ruled ledger book (7 x 8 1/4 inches). Binding 3/4 red cloth over pebbled black cloth covered boards. Covers January 1937 through November 1940. Holographic notes of expenses (on about 1/3 of the pages overall)... more>
Petty Cash Journal Book. Richard Briggs China Shop.
 
Item #8814
Price: $95.00  


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