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ALLIS-CHALMERS Model "WC" Tractor Operator's Manual

By: Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Company

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Company:

Seller ID: 027536

Condition: Poor


31 pp, tan pages w/illustrations. Operater's manual for the Allis-Chalmers model "WC" tractor. The booklet contains illustrations to familiarize the owner w/the details of construction and principles of operation of the tractor. Has information on the operation, lubrication, tractor speeds, and parts of the tractor. missing covers, creased vertically, pages some soiling, corners folded. View more info

The First Book of Automobiles #5

By: Bendick, Jeanne

Price: $7.23

Publisher: New York, NY, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1955

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 034214

Condition: Very Good


64 pp, yel boards w/black lettering, dj red-black w/wraparound color illustration, wht-red-black illustrated endpapers. prev owner wrote on ffep, dj has several small tears on top edge and chipped on top of dj spine. View more info

Powder and Propellants: Energetic Materials at Indian Head, Maryland, 1890-2001

By: Carlisle, Rodney Ph.D.

Price: $25.46

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 036692

ISBN: 1574411497

Condition: Near Fine


xviii, 322 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy white-grey dj w/pictorial front panel w/grey spine w/black-red lettering. The book provides the story of the U. S. Navy's facility for research, development, testing, and evaluation of "energetic materials." These are the chemical compounds used in gun and rocket propellants and in the cartridge-actuated devices found in ejection seats and cockpits of military aircraft. View more info

The First Book of Astronomy #104

By: Grey, Vivian

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1959

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 036083

Condition: Very Good


68 pp, grey boards w/dark blue lettering, dj blu-black-wht w/wraparound illustration. List of books in the series on the inside of the dj. The story for the juvenile about the heavens, sun, moon, stars, planets, asteroids, meteorites, comets, nebulae, galaxies, and the universe. dj some wear to the corners. View more info

The Silent Witness : a Polygraphist's Casebook

By: Gugas, Chris

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 030451

ISBN: 0138100691

Condition: fair+


viii, 254 pp, black boards w/blu dj w/black-wht-green lettering w/illustrated front panel and text back panel. The author explains what the polograph is, how it operates, how an examiner goes about his job, what the machine can cannot do. He demonstrates how, in the hands of a highly trained & skilled examiner, the polygraph can often clear the innocent and maker certian of the guilty in criminal and other investigations. The book is missing the front free end paper othe... View more info

Signing Exact English

By: Gustason, Gerilee and Zawolkow, EstHer

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Los Alamitos, CA, Modern Signs Press, Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 051606

ISBN: 0916708233

Condition: Very Good+


xxvi, 431 pp, yellow soft cover boards w/black-red lettering and w/color photots of the authors and illustrator on the rear panel. The book contains the most comprehensive colletion of signs for English words. It is a covabulary for beginnito advanced signers. It has easy-to-follow graphic illustrations for over 4400 signs View more info

The First Book of Trains #3

By: Hamilton, Russel

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1956

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 036082

Condition: Very Good


69 pp, grey boards w/black lettering, maroon-wht-black illustrated endpapers, dj maroon-wht-black-grey w/wraparound illustration. Listing of different books in the First Books series on the inside of the dj. The book describes the scens in the world of locomotives & cars, tracks & switches, signals and stations and the men & women who run them. dj chipped at top & bottom of the spine, prev owner wrote on the ffep. View more info

Scales and Weights : a Historical Outline

By: Kisch, Bruno

Price: $43.78

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1975

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 050577

ISBN: 0300006306

Condition: Very Good


xxi, [3], 297 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, cream dj w/brown illustrated front panel & spine w/text on the rear panel. The book presents an outline history of weighing and its instruments. The author describes weighing as the most recent and sophisticated, also the last to be accepted and integrated by soceity. Contains charts and tables that provide a wide range of supplementary data. light foxing to dj front cover top, small stain... View more info

Mining Engineers and the American West: The Lace-Boot Brigade, 1849-1933

By: Spence, Clark C.

Price: $76.50

Publisher: New Haven, Ct, Yale University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 035827

ISBN: 0300012241

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 407 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/dark brown title block on spine w/black border, orange dj w/black title block on front & spine w/illustration "Ye Mining Engineer" on the front panel. The authro examines the mining engineer in terms of his education, life style, actual work, and impact upon the environment beyond the Mississippi. He examines the roles they played as managers of mines, consultants in the field & courtroom, and builders of financial em... View more info

Small Gas Engines

By: Weissler, Paul

Price: $10.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Popular Science Books: 1985

Edition: 15th Printing

Seller ID: 025928

ISBN: 0060145641

Condition: Very Good


281 pp, red papercovered boards w/silver-yel lettering, dj pink w/red-yel lettering w/color pictorial front & pictorial back. How to repair and maintain small gas engines that concentrates entirely on lawn mowers, chain saws, and snow blowers. dj missing 1" chip at bottom of the spine. View more info

Handbook of Model Planes, Cars and Boats

By: Winter, Bill

Price: $12.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Arco Publishing Company, Inc.: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 051455

ISBN: 0668013087

Condition: Good+


104 pp, red clothcovered boards & dj w/white--blu-brown-green color pictorial front panel and white rear panel w/black lettering. The book has plans for radio-controlled planes, cars, boats and plans for radio control transmitter and receiver. Book has library stamp on the ffep, title page, all three edges of the book, and library check out holder on the rfep. View more info

Frank Lloyd Wright Drawings : for a Living Architecture

By: Wright, Frank Lloyd and samonĂ , Giuseppe

Price: $403.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Horizon Press: 1959

Seller ID: 004518

Condition: Very Good


255 pp, rust colored cloth covered boards w/blind stamped title on front & gilt lettering on the spine, red-orange endpapers. The book was published for the Bear Run Foundation Inc. and the Edgar J. Kaufmann Charitable Foundation by Horizon PressThe purpose of the book is to bring people the pleasure of seeing Wright's architecture at the stages of conception & first formulation. Only drawings embody these stages that otherwise lie concealed within the buildings or their... View more info