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Violet. New York University; University College & College of Engineering; University Heights, 1937

By: Dann, Robert R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1937

Seller ID: 002818

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Unpaginated. Brown pebbled leatherette with stamped school building to the front covers, spine has stamped "Violet 1937" in Art Deco style. Bit of rubbing to all edges and spine tips. Interior is clean and unmarked with no student names or inscriptions. One page, the frontis for "Classes" is loose and has got chipped on the edges as a result, otherwise sturdy and clean. All the normal school annual features -- classes, sports, activities -- in a nice package.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

NASA SP-5033 Technology Survey Plasma Jet Technology

By: Dennis, P.R., Smith. C.R.; Gates, D.W.; Bond, J.B. Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronatics and Spae Administration: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000564

Condition: Good


200 pp + vi. Illustrated, presumed 1st edition. From NASA's Technology Utilization Divison. Paper wraps have grease pencil "1965" on spine and fc. Soiling on top edge, interior is vg.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Engineering Instruments & Meters

By: Griffiths, Edgar A.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited: 1920

Seller ID: 001005

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xxiv + 360 pp. 348 illustrations (quite marvelous ones, in fact). ND, but preface dated 1920. Has a D. Van Nostrand, new York sticker below the Routledge imprimatur. Fairly scarce book, includes measurement of length, measurement of screw threads, measurement of area, , volume, velocity, force and comparison of masses, measurement of work, temperature, etc., with wonderful illustrations of circa 1920 instruments, nicely detailed. Blue cloth cover is faded at edges, spine darkened, spine gilt bright, grease pencil "20" on spine, bit of wear at all corners and spine tips. Owner's insc... View more info

Report to the NAS-NRC from the U.S.A. National Committee International Scientific Radio Union; Proceedings of URSI Thirteenth General Assembly, September 5-15, 1960, London, England; Publication 880

By: Hagen, John P., Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000568

Condition: Good


595 pp + v. Presumed 1st. Illustrated. Proceedings include Space Radio Research; Radio Standards and Methods of Measurements; Tropospheric Radio Propagation; Ionospheric Radio Propagation; Radio Noise of Terrestrial Origin; Radio Astronomy; Radio Waves and Circuits; Radio Electronics. Paper wrappers with plastic toothed spine binding has some soiling and dog earing, Grease pencil "radio" on spine. Title page has list of reporters cut and pasted, verso has NAS-NRC info cut and pasted. Otherwise normal minimal wear.; Large 8vo View more info

The Practical Anodising of Aluminium

By: Hubner, Walter W.(Willy) E.; Schiltknecht, Dipl.-ing A.; Lewis, Winifred, Trans.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Evans, Ltd.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000618

Condition: Fair


xvi + 320pp. 187 illus. Stated 1st. Extremely scarce. Includes Flow-Sheet of the Anodising Processes; Chemical Processes; Design and Choise of Materials; Plant; Mechnaical Pretreatment of Articles for Anodic Oxidation; The Jigging Shop. Softcover has "1960" in grease pencil on spine and fc, "anodizing" on spine. Some creasing and dog earing to the covers. The Preface and Acknowledgement pages are both blank, why we don't know. The book ends at page 320 in the appendix, and the index is not here, whether it was not bound in or was removed we don't know. Pages are fairly ... View more info

Study of Collision Avoidance and Proximity Warning Using the National Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System; Final Report as Part of Phase III Contract F19628-72-C-0377 Volume I

By: Litchford, George, Editor; Litchford Electronics, Inc. With the Support of Megadata Computer, Hulland Engineering and Nachman Assoc.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: L.G. Hanscom Field, Beford, Mass., Electronic Systems Division Air Force Systems Command - USAF: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000743

Condition: Good


abc + i + aiv + biii + ci + diii + ei + fi + giii + hi + Iii + 32 + A-131 + B-112 + C-52. Heavily illustrated charts, graphs, many fold-out graphs. Extremely scarce. Includes Basic principles of SSR PWI-CAS, basic ATCRBS design, concept of proximity warning; basic geometrics of air-to-air proximity warning using SSR transponder signals; hardwear feasibility effort, description of video processor, analysis of typical air-to-air encounter using SSR PWI-CAS equipment, rejection of fruit and garbling in dense air and ground environments, lab and flight measurements of SSR PWI-CAS signals from &#... View more info

American Telegraph Practice; A Complete Technical Course in Modern Telegraphy, Including Simultaneous Telegraphy and Telephony

By: McNicol, Donald

Price: $32.99

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000581

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


xvi + 507 pp. Index. Illus. 421 figures. We believe this is the rare 1st edition, no printing indication on title or copyright. "In this work the aim has been to give a detailed exposition of the various systems of telegraphy in use in America, together with a complete description of modern methods of operation...The fact that today 80 telegrams per hour are handled over a single Morse outlet where ten years ago half that number was considered good performance..." Black cloth cover with gilt spine has grease pencil "13" on spine, some light spotting on fc. Front hinge split... View more info

Scientific and Engineering Studies Compiled 1987, Volume I. Underwater Acoustic Scattering

By: Middleton, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Newport, RI; New London, CT, Naval Underwater Systems Center: 1987

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 001752

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


This collection of NUSC technical documents and reports and other archival papers deals with the scattering of sound in the sea. The collection presents mathematical models for wind-wave surface scattering, water-ice interface scattering, and the newly-proposed soliton mechanism in wind-wave surface scattering. Illus with tables,charts, etc. Contains TD 7205, TR 7635, TD 7913, TD 7583, TR 7775, IMACS Paper, and TD 7375. Blue cloth with gilt clean, minimal bumping at corners, interior a very occasional small mark or notation, otherwise clean and crisp. Very hard to find. Heavy.; 4to - over... View more info

Scientific and Engineering Studies Compiled 1987, Volume II. Studies in Acoustic Signal Processing

By: Middleton, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Newport, RI; New London, CT, Naval Underwater Systems Center: 1987

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 001753

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


This collection of NUSC technical reports and other archival papers deals with the detection and processing of underwater acoustic signals in the ocean environment. Multiple element sensor arrays are addressed as well as the characteristics of the acoustic channel and the non-Gaussian nature of the background interfering noise. Contains CR 231, TR 7715, TR 7863, IEEE Invited Paper. Blue cloth with gilt is a little dusty, slight storage bowing to boards, small stains to top and fore-edges. Interior shows an occasional small mark, otherwise crisp and nice. Very hard to find. Heavy.; 4to... View more info

Merit System Steam Engineering Study Course Questions and Answers

By: National Association of Power Engineers, Inc.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Board of Trustees National Association of Power Engineers (N.A.P.E.): 1943

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000493

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


193 pp + IX Illustrated with diagrams of steam engines, boilers, etc. Exactly as desribed in the title, questions ("What is the average steam consumption of a forced draft system in relation to the total steam output?") and answers ("The steam consumption of a forced draft system is from two to four per cent of the steam capacity of the plant."). What a steam engineering student needed to know in 1943. Book has an owner's inscription and address, but is also signed by most of the Board of Trustees of NAPE, and the National Officers of NAPE 1942-43, as well as many attendees ... View more info

Flight Test Instrumentation, Volume 2, Proceedings of the Second International Symposium 1962

By: Perry, M.A., Editor

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pergamon Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000600

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


xvi + 256 pp. Index. Illus b&w photos & figs. Some of the subjects covered include flight techniques to measure recovery factors of air thermometer systems, flight flutter testing, flight test instrumentation for V/STOL aircraft, instrumentation for the flight testing of an advanced weapon system and digital data acquisition systems. Written at the dawning of supersonic transport and digital systems. DJ has small hole at front hinge, some rubbing, grease pencil "1963" on spine and fc. Navy and gilt cloth cover is clean, slightly cocked, feps have some small marks, otherwise good+.; 8... View more info

Lexical Semantics and Knowledge Representation in Multilingual Text Generation

By: Stede, Manfred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Kluwer Academic Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 8332

ISBN: 0792384199

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xiii, 219pp + 8 unnumbered pages. Diagrams, figures, bibliography, index. Book has white paper cover with green text on covers and spine. Sunning on covers. Text is clear and unmarked. ; The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science; 9.50 X 6.38 X 0.77 inches; 219 pages View more info

Waste in Industry

By: The Committee on Elimination of Waste in Industry of the Federated American Engineering Societies

Price: $24.99

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Federated American Engineering Societies: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001920

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


409 pp. Index. Introduction by Herbert Hoover. Illus with charts, tables. Interesting look at industries in the early 20th century, including men's clothing, building, shoes, metal trades, textiles, etc. Also looks at unemployment. Handsome ribbed dark blue cloth with bright gilt to spine is clean, grease-pencil "21" at spine base. Interior front end papers has some old pencil and a few small marks, top edge shelf dust, otherwise unmarked. Nice copy and hard to find.; Large 8vo View more info

Nason Manufacturing Co. Illustrated Lists of Prices. Wrought and Cast Iron Pipe, Brass and Iron Valves and Fittings, Plumbing Supplies, Fixtures and Specialties of Every Description. General Supplies for Steam, Gas, Water, Ammonia and Oil. Steam, Gas...

By: Unknown

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Nason Manufacturing Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 002504

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


583 pp. Illustrated throughout . A price list for the 60th anniversary of the company's founding, including steam, gas fitters' and plumbers tools and supplies. Boilers, engines, compressors, radiators, blowers and engineering specialties. Published Steptember, 1902. With the signature of Henry L. Fridenberg. Original ribbed gray-green cloth covers with art nouveau style print has wear and general staining and age. Boards are bowed, spine tips rubbed. Interior first fly missing, hinges cracking, but otherwise clean and unmarked. Wonderful engravings -- I particularly covet the bathro... View more info

Strenth of Stainless Steel Structural Members as Function of Design; The Basic Properties of Light Gauge Stainless Steel Strip of Various Tempers at Room Temperature, and Methods for Calculating the Allowable Loads for Structures Made from It

By: Watter, Michael & Lincoln, Rush A.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, Allegheny Udlum Steel Corporation: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000664

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


xviii + 153 pp. 85 fig. illus including 8 folding + 5 tables. "The contents of this book are for the most part taken directly from the unpublished reports D-1 and 110 by Dr. Michael Watter and members of the Research and Development Dept. of The Budd Company. These data were organized and supplemented by Dr. R.A. Lincoln of Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp." Black cloth with white has light corner rubbing, some small marks, pages lightly toned at edges, else good+.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

A Comparison of Analogous Gaseous and Semiconductor Electronic Devices, a Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of Princeton University

By: Webster, William M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000136

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A dissertation submitted to the faculty of Princeton University in candidacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Recommended for acceptance by the Department of Electrical Engineering, October 1953. 136 pp, plus booklet of the same name, reprinted from Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics, Volume VI, 1954, Academic Press, New York, when Webster was at RCA. A hardcover copy of Webster's doctoral dissertation. He went on to become director of research at RCA and was a pioneer n research on transistors, tubes, circuitry, television and semiconductors. Extremely rare. Dark blue cloth... View more info

Algebraic Chemistry Applications and Origins

By: Whitney, Cynthia Kolb

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, Nova Science Pub Inc: 2013

Seller ID: 10333

ISBN: 1622578619

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Vii, 376 pp. Index. Small quarto or large octavo. Glossy paper hardcover with orange and dark brown with equations, covers are clean and bright. Interior is tight and unmarked, a very nice copy, virtually as new. From the publisher: "Algebraic chemistry is based on numerical patterns observed in readily available data about ionization potentials of atoms, and on a physical model that interpolates and extrapolates from that data to situations for which data is not readily available, such as ionization potentials for atoms that are already ionized, or corresponding energy increments involved... View more info