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Evolución de la Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental en México

by Llanas Fernández, Roberto, director

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1994
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£29.84

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Mexico City: Dirección General de Construcción y Operación Hidráulica, Secretaría General de Obras, 1994. Paperback. xi, 403p., french-fold wraps, 8.5x12 inches, illus., wraps lightly rubbed else very good condition. Text in Spanish.
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Saving Coal in Steam Power Plants

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Published
1919
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£8.95

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Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1919. Pamphlet. 8p., wraps, 6x9 inches, wraps beginning to split along spine, ex-library with ownership stamp and penned accession number on front wrap. Department of the Interior Technical Paper 217 / Reprint of Engineering Bulletin No. 2.
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image of The Indian Response to European Technology and Culture (A.D. 1498-1707)

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Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1982. xv, 225p., substantial plates section on glazed alkaline paperstock, with several in color; hardbound in dark blue cloth boards gilt and dust jacket. Slight edgewear to dj, yellow dj has left streaks on front endsheets, an otherwise nearly-new copy: perfectly sound, free of any soil, and unmarked except for those endpaper streaks.
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£26.11
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Bibliotheca Machanica

by Roberts, Verne L. & Ivy Trent

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1991
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£44.75

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New York: Jonathan A. Hill, 1991. xiv, 391p., frontis portrait of Isaac Newton and other period images, hardbound, one of one thousand handsome clothbound specimens in a run of eleven hundred with leather additional; text records an immense number of personal holdings in the field of mechanics, its development in Europe, with professionally researched annotations, item gotten-up in… Read more
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image of Rescue Parties and Clearance of Debris. Issued by the Home Office (Air Raid Precautions Department)

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London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1936. Pamphlet. 8p., softbound, a pamphlet in 9.5x6 inch plain printed cream wraps. Fair-only copy with badly rusted staples, edgewear, dust and corner-tip bumps. Complete, at best a reading copy, curious mostly as attestation in 1936 that British planners knew Nazis were a-coming overhead in strength. Air Raid Precautions Memorandum No. 2 (2nd Edition).… Read more
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image of The Channel Tunnel. Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for the Environment by Command of Her Majesty September 1973

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London: Department of the Environment, 1973. iv, 75p., illustrated with tables and a variety of line maps, softbound first issue in 9.5x6 inch plain printed royal-blue wraps. Mildest edgewear, slight marginal toning, a very good clean unmarked copy. Cmnd 5430. Supports the construction of a tunnel under the English Channel to link England with France and the mainland, as… Read more
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Chicago: Curt Teich & Co, 1920. Eighteen photographic views, capably tinted in colors, each measuring 3x5.5 inches on slightly larger panels, accordioned on a single long light-cardstock leaf and tipped into a 4x6 inch postcard pocket. Item bears stamps legibly cancelled, a pencilled Oakland address and a brief pencilled message inside ("How is Betty Lou.. going to Long Beach… Read more
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£18.65
image of The V. I. Lenin Volga-Don shipping canal [title page] / The Volga-Don canal [cover title]

The V. I. Lenin Volga-Don shipping canal [title page] / The Volga-Don canal [cover title]

by Galaktionov, V. D., chief geologist of the Volga-Don canal

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1953
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Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1953. 38p. + numerous unpaginated photogravure illustrations (half- & full-page) throughout the text, and a folded diagrammatic map; 8.25 x 5.75 inch staplebound textblock with pasted-on pictorial wraps. Spine chipped at tail, wraps lightly worn, faint dampstain along spine else good condition. Construction pix, completed work, shipping, dams, nearby agricultural scenes (including classic Soviet… Read more
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image of Citroen / La 8 cv. Citroen "moteur flottante" / Les carrosseries tout acier monopiece Citroen / Essayez la nouvelle 8 cv. Citroen chez tous les concessionnaires et agents de la marque

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Paris: the manufacturer, 1932. Pamphlet. Large singleton leaf of coated alkaline paperstock, 17x21 inches, printed in green and black on gloss white and folded four times to make a 10.5x5.5 inch advertising brochure. A nice copy with mild marginal wear, mild crimpings, and a top-border bend due to careless storage. Has a couple of minute partings at several intersecting… Read more
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£22.38
image of La gara internazionale di volo a vela della Rhon (4-8 Iuglio 1937). Estratto dalla rivista quindicinale "Auto Moto Avio" N. 14 - 30 luglio 1937-XV

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Milano: Auto Moto Avio, 1937. Offprint on glazed alkaline paperstock, [12]p., folio sheets printed and folded to make an 11.5x9 inch staple-fastened self-wraps pamphlet; in pretty good shape for a big lightweight item of great interest without covers. Starts on p.3 with a half-page "tabella dei partecipanti" followed by profuse b&w exhibit & site photographs, 27 numbered vignette-sized views,… Read more
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image of Le Autovetture al XIV Salone Internazionale dell' Automobile a Ginevra [part I., with] II. - Autovetture con Motore Diesel [with] III. - Veicoli Industriali [three items together]

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Milano: the salon, 1937. Respectively 27, 8, 16p., stapled offprints on high-gloss alkaline leaves, each 11.5x9 inches, featuring diagrammatic views (and artists' renderings, or retouched photographs) of various suspension systems - diesels - industrial vehicles with "X-ray" renderings of body-shells and undercarriages. These disbound fascicles are in pretty good shape, just some handling crimps and rusted staples (without migration).… Read more
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image of Il Duomo Rinato; vol 1, Storia e tecnica del restauro statico dei piloni del tiburio del duomo di Milano [with] vol 2, Documentazione tecnico-scientifica: progetti, grafici e relazioni [pair]

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Milano: Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo, 1988. Hardcover. Respectively 136, 186p., profuse b&w site photos and diagrams of several sorts, a few plates in color photography, texts in Italian. Matching bindings: each measures 12x8 inches in white boards gilt with dust jacket. Jacket spine panels are sunned from gloss white to cream, titling unaffected, while books themselves are unmolested except… Read more
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£44.75
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London: The Communist Party, 1945. 32p., stapled wraps, 4.75 x 7.25 inches, lightly worn, staple rusted else very good condition.
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image of Schiffsmaschinenkunde mit besonderer Berucksichtigung der Hilfsmaschinen. Leitfaden fur Seedampfschiffsmaschinisten zur Vorbereitung auf  die Prufung, fur den Schulgebrauch und fur die Praxis. Mit 55 Tafeln enthaltend 850 Abbildungen in Farbendruck. Dritte umgearbeitete Auflage

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Hamburg: Verlag von Eckardt & Messtorff, 1903. Hardcover. Instead of pagination the item specifies plate numbers, 1 thru 55, many double-spreads, most with spot color onlays to clarify, plates furthermore carry captioning texts and many leaves unfold sizeably (making room for sizeable captions). Terminal image shows propellers and/or flywheels; all plates appear to show heavy machinery that gets into… Read more
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Paris: Asphaltoid, 1930. Paperback. A large folder, 12x9.5 inch plain printed wraps, containing variously paginated fascicles that are staplebound and are themselves fastened into the wraps with a decorative cord. Presswork on thick matte leaves (quite alkaline) features sepia gravure site photography of (mostly) modernist industrial buildings, plus bridges & roads & houses, all constructed with the company's product… Read more
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£55.94
image of L'Allemagne elargit son espace alimentaire en developpant son agriculture

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no place (occupied France): no publisher, 1940. Pamphlet. 32p., softbound, a stapled pamphlet in 7.5x5.5 inch decorated wraps. Quite sound, clean and unmarked, you wretched little piece of Vichy propaganda, as if no reader had searched thee out. North German land-reclamation employing dykes; dated from two clues, the year 1938 cited as recent past, and a site-name, "Adolf-Hitler-Koog" recorded… Read more
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image of Statement of Orders Received, Sales and Earnings. Issued to the Stockholders of the General Electric Company - (Quarterly reports -with slight variations in titling- these double as newsletters with messages about new inventions, radio sponsorships, &c. In hand are 1/31/1930, 10/24/31, 1/25/32, 4/25/32, 7/25/32, 1/25/33, 7/25/33, 10/25/33, 1/25/34, 4/25/34, 7/25/34, [no 1935], 4/25/36, 12/21/36, 4/26/37, 12/20.37, 7/25/38, 10/25/38,  12/22/38, 4/25/39, 10/25/39, 12/20/39, 7/25/1940 - [22 unduplicated items from the series, a broken run]

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Pamphlet. Chatty brag with, beyong the financial info, b&w site and exhibit photos, spot-color decorations (each item a different color), printed on glossy alkaline paperstock; most are staplebound, all but the last number measuring 8x6.5 inches (the last a different format measuring 8x3 inches), and bearing vertical creases for mailing in a standard envelope. A little crimping here and… Read more
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£37.30
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Battle of Booby's Bluffs. The Attack and Defense

by List; aka Major Single List

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1928
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£18.65

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Washington DC: The Society of American Military Engineers, 1928. Hardcover. 142p., small hardcover in 6.5x4 inch black leatherette boards titled bronze. The second issue, first having been 1922; illustrated with seven attractive folded maps ("A 1, D 1-6") printed in four colors on white onionskin paperstock, these fastened to each other with staples. The book itself is in very… Read more
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Space Flight and Satellite Vehicles

by Beard, R.B. and A.C. Rotherham

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1958
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New York: Pitman Publishing Corporation, 1958. 150p., illustrated with diagrams and scattered b&w plates on coated inserted stock, hardbound (printed and casebound in England), the American first edition (unclipped dj shows price in dollars), dark blue boards spine-titled in silver, in dust jacket. Book itself has a subtle bump to the head and an inked-out ownership on the ffep,… Read more
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The Mechanical Triumphs of the Ancient Egyptians

by Barber, Commander F.M., USN Ret

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1900
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£14.92

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd, 1900. Hardcover. x, 123p., illustrated in the text with diagrams, photos, facsimiles, and a number of folding plates; hardbound in gilt-decorated semi-flexible boards with rounded corner-tips (just like a real engineer's manual!); all edges gilded. A poor to fair ex library copy blind-stamped USN (to titlepage and all plates), we see… Read more
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