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image of Angkor and Cambodia in the Sixteenth Century, According to Portuguese and Spanish Sources. Translated by Michael Smithies

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2006: Orchid Press, Bangkok. Hardcover. First edition of this translation into English, hardcover in 10x7 inch brown boards gilt in the fine color-map dust jacket. Find several more maps, modern monochromes showing the city's water supply &c, one folded. Except that a corner-tip of the folded map is dog-eared, book is simply as new, casebinding and dust jacket both.… Read more
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image of Architektur Kleinasiens, von ihren anfangen bis zum ende der hethitischen zeit

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Tubingen: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, 1955. Hardcover. XII, 439p., profulely illustrated with expert sketches both descriptive and explanatory, plus artist's reconstructions (how such & such gate may have looked, &c). Hardbound in openweave blue cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. Nice condition: the book itself has a short bump to tail-rim, the only detraction from crisp squareness,… Read more
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image of Memoria Sobre Las Instalaciones de la Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona

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Barcelona: Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona, 1925. 63p. + [34]p. of tables, charts, graphs and maps and [16]p. of photographic plates and one fold-out diagram of the water system oblong booklet in wraps, wraps slightly worn else very good condition. Text in Spanish. Cover title: Los Servicios de la Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona. … Read more
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image of Memoria Descriptiva de una Red Telefonica con Destinto al Servicio Publico Proyectada por la Sociedad Espanola de Electricidad de que es Director-General D. Tomas J. Dalmau y que fue presentada al Gobierno de S.M. con ocasion del concurso celebrado en Madrid en Octubre de 1882

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Madrid: Tipografia de Gregorio Estrada, 1883. 20p., wraps, wraps worn and lightly toned with a few small ink stains else very good condition. Text in Spanish. Laid in is a [2]p. introduction by chief of telephone service Jose Casas Barbosa. Only one found in OCLC as of 4/2020.
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Water in Nepal

by Gyawali, Dipak

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Published
2001
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9789993313113
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£11.19

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Kathmandu: Himal Books, 2001. Hardcover. xiv, 280p., illustrated with line maps in color, diagrams (also color) and tables; hardbound in laminated boards, a very good, clean, sound, unmarked copy. FYI, the arts of book design, presswork and binding are at a high level in that small country.
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image of La Calefaccion de la Vivienda, con Caldera Strebel-Camino

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no city, Spain: Strebelwerk Mannheim, 1930. Pamphlet. Unpaginated text and three fullpage sepia plates (plus litho'd cover image in colors), 6x9.5 inch oblong pamphlet in staplebound color wraps. Front cover mildly edgeworn and handled with a touch of dust, back cover bears a sprinkle of adhesion scars that marginally affects the graphic there; staples are rusted with some migration… Read more
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Appareils Sanitaires

by [toilets, urinals, washstands]

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Published
1910
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£55.94

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Lyon: Danto-Rogeat & Cie, 1910. Hardcover. 124p., artists' renderings of bathroom fixtures, mostly realistic b&w wash drawings showing a single appliance accompanied by engineering diagrams; in the terminal section (plumbing and towelracks) find multiple images sometimes with commentary. Presswork is on coated alkaline paperstock, hardbound in stiff titled covers fastened with cord. A cloth backstrip is frayed with short… Read more
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image of Report to the Aqueduct Commissioners, by the President, James C. Spencer, containing reports of the secretary, John C. Sheehan, and of the chief engineer, Benjamin S. Church, giving a review of the work of the Aqueduct Commission to January first, A.D. 1887, including the plans and work of construction of the New Croton Aqueduct to that date, and the proposed dams and reservoirs and other appurtenances of the same, made in accordance with the resolutions of the Aqueduct Commissioners. January 1, 1887, New York City

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New York: the commission, 1887. Hardcover. Pagination to p.63, following which profuse half- and full-page photographs reproduced in steely-blue gravure; numerous folded stats; profuse folded maps (many with multiple spot-color guidelines); many many diagrams (showing details such as "the Timbering of Shaft 13," and "Blow-Off and Waste Weir at South Yonkers"). A massive folio hardbound in 14x11 inch… Read more
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image of Washoe Project, Nevada-California. Feasibility Report January 1954

Washoe Project, Nevada-California. Feasibility Report January 1954

by Dexheimer, W.A., commissioner Region 4; E.O. Larson, regional director

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Published
1954
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£18.65

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Salt Lake City: Bureau of Reclamation, 1954. Variously paginated, tables and texts reproduced from typed mss, massive softbound volume enclosing numerous b&w and color-onlay maps, many folded; 10.5x8 inch plain printed wraps with binder's tape spine (and a hand-lettered spine title on adhesive tape. This copy belonged to one W. M. Bliss of Glenbrook NV (name handwritten on cover,… Read more
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Un Hogar Feliz

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Published
1930
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Barcelona: Compania Roca - Radiadores, 1930. Pamphlet. 23p., printed letterpress in two colors throughout with many interiors shown (cut-away diagrams, elevations, floorplans) each with a radiator or a heating vent indicated. Softbound in stapled 6.5x5 inch decorated wraps; staples are rusted, covers are dust- and handling-soiled with spotty foxing, the interior while clean also bears a little foxing. A… Read more
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image of Official Proceedings of the Nineteenth Session of the Trans-Mississippi Commercial Congress held at San Francisco, California October 6, 7, 8. 9 and 10, 1908

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San Francisco: Calkins Publishing House, 1908. Hardcover. 282p., frontis, by-laws & rules, addresses, report, photos, tables, lightly-worn first edition in brick red cloth boards, small chip in spine panel at the joint.
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image of The Corps of Engineers Technical and Supply Functions in Peace

The Corps of Engineers Technical and Supply Functions in Peace

by Park, Major Richard, C. E.

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Published
1928
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Fort Humphreys VA: The Engineer School, 1928. 53p., b&w line maps and charts and a fine large folded "mining operations" map in colors. Softbound in 9x6 inch stapled textblock in punch-holed plain printed grey wraps, relevant clippings laid in. Mild signs of handling and age, covers are pulling away from textblock but still adhered, good copy.
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The Negro in the public utility industries

by Anderson, Bernard E.

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Published
1970
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£8.95

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Philadelphia: Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, 1970. Paperback. xix, 261p., old price label on cover, otherwise very good in wraps. The Racial Policies of American Industry, Report # 10.
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image of The realist [unnumbered issue] Co-Existing with Litter and Other Pleasures

The realist [unnumbered issue] Co-Existing with Litter and Other Pleasures

by Krassner, Paul, editor

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Published
1969
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£11.19

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New York: the magazine, 1969. Magazine. Single leaf folded once to make 4p., paperstock browned. A Realist supplement, free to subscribers.
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image of Supervisor Soon Oak Lee. Re-elect the dedicated full-time councilman

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n.p.: Maui-Molokai-Lanai Citizens for Lee, 1970. Single leaf folded to make a four-panel 8x4 inch handout, printed red on pale yellow stock, clean and sound, photo of the candidate, a fine exemplar. Notes that Lee's twelve years of service had made Maui, Molokai and Lanai the "most progressive Neighbor Island county." As far as we can determine Lee won… Read more
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New York: McDevitt-Wilson's, 1919. 142p., original green cloth binding slightly soiled and spotted from loss of sizing, previous owner's name on title page.
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image of The bondage of cities a reprint of chapter III, (with original paging[)] from the work entitled 'The city for the people,' on the subject of home rule for cities, showing the bondage of cities to state legislatures, with a discussion of methods for obtaining freedom and self-government. The whole subject revised and new matter of much importance added. No copyright

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Philadelphia: Publisht by C. F. Taylor, 1900. Pp.387-[469], xxvi, staplebound 9x5.8 inch textblock paste-fastened into plain printed grey wraps, slightest wear and toning to margins, minuscule chips to head and tail, a near-fine copy. Equity series vol. II no. 4 July 1900.
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£37.30
image of Shall government enter business? by W. H. Onken, Jr., editor, Electrical World. Electricity in politics, by Albert C. Ritchie, governor of Maryland. From bottom up or top down? by Merle Thorpe. Business is good in America: why change it? by J. F. Owens, general manager Oklahoma Gas and Electric. [4 related items]

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various cities: National Electric Light Association / International Advertising Association, 1927. Four pamphlets, 17p., 15p., 11p., & 14p., 3.75x8.25 inch staplebound wraps similarly formatted, very good copies. 4 separate items as a small lot.
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image of Alameda Civic News: vol. 1, #9 Wednesday, February 20, 1935; The private power company or the people; which shall it be

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Alameda Ca: SELf-published by the editor, 1935. Newspaper. 8p., unfastened newsprint folio leaves printed and folded tabloid-style, very acidic and fragile with advanced chipping, splitting along foldlines. Illustrated with vignette photoportraits of "clean" candidates for police, fire and administrator positions. Charter League campaign literature, aimed at PG&E, draws on TVA statistics to challenge PG&E's fiscal "power octopus" --so characterized… Read more
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image of Social review, devoted to inquiry after the true solution of social problems. Vol. 1, no. 3, April, 1897

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Pasadena, CA: The Social University, 1897. Four page newsletter, 8.75x11.5 inches, creased with a few closed tears (paper still white). Later became the Public Ownership Review. The review campaigned for public owners of power companies, railroads, etc.
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