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By Myron L. Begeman

London: John Wiley & Sons. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1947. Second Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. John Wiley & Sons, NYC 1947, 2nd edition, 3rd printing. Hardcover, no jacket as issued. Very good condition. Cover is clean with minimal wear, slight spine tilt. Pages are intact and clean other than age tanning and light soiling inside covers as well as previous owner's info inside front. Pages otherwise unmarked. B/w illustration. 6a26 pages. ; 8vo; 626 pages; Largely concerned with the manufacturing processes involving metals, with one chapter on plastics. Well-illustrated with photos of period equipment, many figures. With line drawings and photographs, written primarily for engineering students, describing technical fundamentals of important manufacturing processes, materials and equipment..... (690) .


Church and State in Contemporary America

By William Adams Brown

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover/jacket - VG/Good. Hardcover is clean, minor damage/fading to front upper edge and upper spine, light soiling upper edge of pages. Pages all intact and clean other than age tanning and light soiling inside covers, previous owner's info written inside front and rear cover. Jacket has age tanning, scuffing, light edge wear, very small edge tears, a bit moreso to upper spine, not clipped. A study of the problems that Church and State present and the principles which should determine their relationship. (670-5-18) ; 8vo; 360 pages .


Inside Corporate America - Perspectives on Management Practices and Career Options

By Allan Cox

New York: St. Martin's. Very Good. 1986. First Edition. Softcover. 0312418698 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition, usual ex-lib type markings and rear pocket. Cover has light edge and corner war. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings on pages. 451 pages. Examines the factors that make a corporation successful, discusses advancement, recruitment, and management styles, and shares the results of a confidential questionnaire answered by more than a thousand top executives. (530,5-18) ; 8vo .


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By Eliot Wigginton

New York: Anchor Books. Very Good. 1972. Softcover. 0385073534 . Anchor 1972 printing, softcover, 384 pages. Pages are clean and intact, no markings other than gift inscription on title page. Age tanning to page edges and cover. Cover has light wear to edges/corners and light soiling. The classic do-it-yourself book, including Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining, and Other Affairs of Plain Living. Profusely illustrated in b/w . (620,0415) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages .


Unfolding the Pages, Recollections of Education in the Pincher Creek Area

By Pincher Creek and District School Division #29

Pincher Creek, Alta.: Gorman & Gorman. Very Good. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. 0921835264 . Large softcover in very good condition. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings. Cover has light wear to edges, light ink rubbing to edges, tiny tears to spine ends, light creasing and a little fading to spine. B/w photos. Book was compiled to be a part of the 50th anniversary of Pincher Creek School Division No. 29, involving two years of talking to long term residents and gathering information. (439noto-11-13) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 269 pages .


Ken Water's Pet Loads, Volume I and II

By Waters, Ken; Handloader

Wolfe Pub Co. Near Fine. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0935632336 . Two Volume Set, 636 pages in all. States third edition on title page and fifth edition 1990 on copyright page. Publisher punched for 5-ring binder. Both books are in excellent condition , clean, with no markings other than previous owner's stamp on title page. Light age tanning to page edges and outer edge of apges. Covers have slight scuffing and minor wear at some corners. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 636 pages; Review: "Outstanding Place to Start Jan 26 2000 ......Ken Water's text has saved me countless hours in suggesting where to start working up a load for almost any caliber I've pursued. From target to varmint to big game, this volume has quickly become a definitive reference for my handloading. My only criticism is that I wish somehow it could be more quickly updated (perhaps online? ) to include new components which are continuously becoming available. Bottom line though, Ken Waters really knows his stuff! (Note: due to heavy weight of these two volumes, extra postage will be required. Contact us if you'd like an exact quote) [1806] .


Plumbing Estimating Methods -  Includes Standard Plumbing & Fire  Protection Systems, Special Systems Such As Medical Gas & Glass Piping
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Plumbing Estimating Methods - Includes Standard Plumbing & Fire Protection Systems, Special Systems Such As Medical Gas & Glass Piping

By Galeno, Joseph J. & Sheldon Greene

R.S. Means Company. Good+. 1999. First Edition. Softcover. 0876295367 . Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are all intact. A few pages have some light wrinkling to one upper corner and the occasional small spot is seen. Some soiling to outer edge of pages. Laminate on cover has light scuffing and a few small tears on rear. Good solid working copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 347 pages; Answers Your Questions About Plumbing Estimating & Installation for Residential & Commercial Projects * Comprehensive coverage of plumbing materials and methods, subsystems and components -- fully illustrated * Estimating tools and materials * Specifications and drawings: how to interpret information and perform a takeoff * Pricing quantities for the estimate and calculating markup * Preparing the bid * Glossary of plumbing terms and symbols for reference Includes special sections on change order analysis, estimating for additions, and alterations to existing systems. Also covers budget and assemblies estimating. A complete sample estimate shows how to perform each step in the estimating process, making it easy to follow the authors' methods. (*Note: due to heavy weight, extra postage may be required) (1065,0811) .


Publishing Confidential,   The Insider's Guide to What It Really Takes to  Land a Nonfiction Book Deal
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Publishing Confidential, The Insider's Guide to What It Really Takes to Land a Nonfiction Book Deal

By Brown, Paul B. & Britton Payne & John A. Byrne

AMACOM. Very Good. 2004. First Edition. Softcover. 0814472265 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light scuffing to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; Who among us hasn't harbored a hidden--and, perhaps, not-so-secret--dream of publishing a book? Expanding a 20-page memo originally published in Inc. Magazine, Brown, with major credentials as a magazine editor (including Forbes and Inc. ) and an author (among his book titles is Customers for Life, 1990) , sets out to help us realize that desire. What he imparts is common sense. His three-step process to finding an agent starts with identifying the books with concepts close to yours, reading the acknowledgments, then contacting that agent. The list of questions to ask your editor begins with a query about the intended marketing plans. How he writes is pure entertainment, complete with editorial sidebars (courtesy of Ellen Kadin, acquisitions editor at AMACOM) , footnotes packed with laugh-out-loud information, and occasional illustrations that perk up the well-written text. Barbara Jacobs. (350osl, 0811) .


The Sociology of Education

By Banks, Olive

Copp Clark. Very Good. 1971. Softcover. Red cloth softcover in very good condition, only light wear overall, clean pages, light soiling outer edge of pages. Main flaw is a number of pages with pencil underlining, no ink markings seen. "...a systematic and clear expostion of the enormous accumulation of research and writing by sociologists about education since the war...." (270osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


English Philosophy Since 1900

By Warnock, G. J.

U. K.: Oxford University Press. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1963. Hardcover. Small hardcover and jacket, 16mo. Hardcover is clean, with only minimal wear, however several pages have pencil underlining, no pen markings seen. Jacket has age tanning, light wear to edges and a small chip (approx 1" x 1/2") on front corner. (190noto,0211); 16mo 6" - 7" tall .


Rome Eternally Beautiful, The Medici Art Series No. 4

By Fattorusso, G. , J. & M. L. Fattorusso

Florence: The Medici Art Series. Good in Poor dust jacket. 1937. Softcover. Pages are clean and intact, some age tanning, no loose pages. Soft cardboard cover has moderate edgewear and tanning. Dustjacket in fairly poor condition has numerous tears and chips, front flap is detached (included but not attached) and back flap is partially attached, some soiling. Colour frontispiece and numerous b/w illustrations. The monuments of antiquity, the churches, the palaces, the treasures of art. A handbook for students and travellers. With 1045 illustrations. (320osl); 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .



By Brunner, Hans & Alois Kalin

Coles Publishing. Very Good. 1979. Softcover. B0007B5V8I . Oblong (6 x 9 in. ). Clean, tight condition - a little wear to cover edges, partial price sticker on front. Pages clean and intact, a little spotting to bottom edge of pages. B/w photos. Covers equipment, technique, various terrains, waxes & waxing, training methods, competition etc. (185osl) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .


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By Kennedy, A. C.

Edinburgh & London: E. & S. Livingstone Ltd.. Good in Good dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. 0443016437 . HC/DJ - good. Hardcover has only light wear/light soiling, however several pages have pen and/or pencil underlining as well as name/address written on endpage. Jacket has numerous small edge tears and chips and light soiling, age tanning. Contents: Diseases due to infection; Disorders of the Heart and blood vessels, Respiratory system, alimentary tract, liver and gall-bladder, renal system, Haemopoietic system; Endocrine disorders etc. [491]; 8vo .


THE MEASUREMENT OF INTELLIGENCE An Explanation of and a Complete Guide for  the Use of the Stanford Revision and Extension of the Binet-Simon  Intelligence Scale
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THE MEASUREMENT OF INTELLIGENCE An Explanation of and a Complete Guide for the Use of the Stanford Revision and Extension of the Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale

By Lewis M. Terman

Houghton and Mifflin. Very Good. 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Houghton and Mifflin, 1916 printing. Hardcover, no jacket as issued. Pages are all intact and clean and other than name/address written on blank endpage and age tanning inside covers and to page edges, slight soiling outer edge of pages. Cover has a light wear/bumping at corners and light fading to spine. Quite nice condition for it's age. This study of the uses of intelligence tests, the scale used and the problems and success of such is detailed in this thorough and comprehensive examination. [530]; 8vo .


TEACHING IN THE KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY  Education in the Age of Insecurity
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TEACHING IN THE KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY Education in the Age of Insecurity

By Hargreaves, Andy

Teachers College Press. Near Fine. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 0807743593 . Excellent condition - pages are clean and tight. Cover has a little scuffing and very light corner curling, price sticker on rear. ; Professional Learning; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; We are living in a defining moment, when the world in which teachers do their work is changing profoundly. In his latest book, Hargreaves proposes that we have a one-time chance to reshape the future of teaching and schooling and that we should seize this historic opportunity. Hargreaves sets out what it means to teach in the new knowledge society - to prepare young people for a world of creativity and flexibility and to protect them against the threats of mounting insecurity. He provides inspiring examples of schools that operate as creative and caring learning communities and shows how years of "soulless standardization" have seriously undermined similar attempts made by many nonaffluent schools. Hargreaves takes us beyond the dead-ends of standardization and divisiveness to a future in which all teaching can be a high-skill, creative, life-shaping mission because "the knowledge society requires nothing less." [332-noto] .


Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Minor Works, Refurbishment and Repairs  2nd Edition
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Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Minor Works, Refurbishment and Repairs 2nd Edition

By Spain, Bryan

Spon Press. Very Good+. 2004. Second Edition. Softcover. 0415318548 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings such as front and spine sticker. Interior pages clean and tight. Cover has light scuffing and a little wear at corners. ; Spon's Contractors' Handbooks; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; All the cost data you need to keep your estimating accurate, competitive and profitable. Do you work on jobs between £50 and £25,000? - Then this book is for you. Specially written for contractors, quantity surveyors and clients carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Minor Works, Refurbishment and Repairs contains accurate information on thousands of rates each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit. More than just a price book, it gives easy-to-read professional advice on setting up and running a business including: * Taxation* Book-keeping, VAT and CIS4's* Legal obligations. For the cost of approximately two hours of your charge-out rate (or less) , this book will help you to: * Produce estimates faster* Keep your estimates accurate and competitive* Run your business more effectively* Help save you time. No matter how big your firm is - from one-man-band to an established business - this book contains valuable commercial and cost information that you can't afford to be without. [422-noto] .


Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Repair
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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Repair

By Fischer, Roger A. & Ken Chernoff

McGraw-Hill Professional. Very Good. 1988. Second Edition. Softcover. 0830628819 . Second Edition. Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings such as front and spine sticker. Interior pages clean and tight, light soiling/spotting to outer edge of pages. Cover has light scuffing and light wear at corners. B/w illus. 337 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 337 pages; A common sense guide to maintaining and repairing all types of cooling and refrigeration units. A toolbox companion for the technician and the do-it-yourselfer alike. Covers maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing. [371-noto] .


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By Paul W. Beamish

Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. New. 2008. First Edition. Softcover. 9781593119652 . New book, no markings. 167 pages. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 167 pages; This short, reader-friendly book is about best practice in joint ventures: the factors and processes which lead to success. Every year, corporations establish thousands of joint ventures (JVs) , investing hundreds of billions of dollars. In fact, between 25% and 40% of all foreign investments take place via equity JVs. The use of JVs and strategic alliances has been rapidly growing. I've worked as a joint venture facilitator for Fortune 500 and other corporations for many years. The senior executives in these organizations often noted that the decision-making format I used with them would make a great book. This is it. The key purpose of the book is to demonstrate that joint ventures can work. They require however an open mind, and the willingness to work through a series of questions I provide. These relate to: testing the strategic logic; partnership and fit; shape and design; and operating the JV. Contrary to the perceptions of some, JVs can be just as profitable and survive just as long as wholly owned subsidiaries. They can in fact be effectively managed, and they are not going to cause a firm to lose its proprietary technology. Partnerships can work extremely well, and often, placing less emphasis on "control" is the way to go. If one is willing to acknowledge and respect that someone else (here a partner) has much to contribute, a stronger enterprise can result. True JVs can result in more stable and sustainable business, benefiting all partners, in whatever country they are located. The format of the book is intentionally conversational. It uses the Socratic method (question, answer, question, answer) which works so effectively in a case study classroom. Here the "classroom" is several business class seats on an international flight. This book is written for practicing managers and executives. Those contemplating the formation of a JV and those currently engaged in JVs will see improvement in the duration and performance of their collaborative ventures by following the recommended actions. A second audience is business schools and academics. The book is ideal for MBA, executive MBA and non-degree executive education courses or modules focused on JVs, alliances, cooperative strategies, etc. (*lower shipping options avail to some locations) [275-osl] .


LIVES IN CONTEXT  The Art of Life History Research
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LIVES IN CONTEXT The Art of Life History Research

By Ardra L. Cole

AltaMira Press. Very Good-. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 0759101442 . Cover has light scuffing and light edge/corner wear. Pages are all intact and clan, however numerous pages have yellow highlighting, somewhat less towards rear of book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; The reflexive turn in qualitative research has transformed the process of doing life history research. No longer are research subjects examined through the lens of the all-knowing but supposedly invisible researcher. As Ardra Cole and Gary Knowles point out in this fresh introduction to conducting life history research, the process is now one of mutuality, empathy, sensitivity and caring. The authors carry the novice researcher through the steps of conducting life history research-- from conceptualizing the project to the various means of presenting results-- with an eye toward understanding the complex relationship between participant and researcher and how that shapes the project. In addition to examples from their own research, Cole and Knowles bring in the work of a dozen novice researchers who explain the challenges they faced in developing their own life history projects in a wide variety of settings. Well written, interesting, and pedagogically sound, LIVES IN CONTEXT is the ideal text for teaching life history research to students and an important reference for the bookshelf of all qualitative researchers. [426-noto] .


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By Cashman, Tony

Edmonton Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 7. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover itself is excellent, clean and unmarked. Jacket has scuffing and some ink rubbing, edgewear and a few small edge tears. The author discusses the history of Edmonton's Catholic Schools from his personal involvement covering over 70 years. [661] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


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