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Locomotive Development on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, Signed By J.P. Laux

Locomotive Development on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, Signed By J.P. Laux by Laux, J.P. (John Peter)

1937. J.P. (John Peter) Laux became a Master Mechanic in 1915 for the Lehigh Railway and rose to Superintendent of Motive Powe...

$2,500.00
Women in the War—We Can

Women in the War—We Can't Win Without Them. by War Manpower Commission

Washington D.C.: US Govt. Printing Office, 1942. Colour poster (28 x 40 in). Professionally mounted, glazed, and framed using a...

£1,750.00
ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF LOCOMOTIVES. M. Baird & Co., Philadelphia. -- Matthew Baird, George Burnham, Charles T. Parry, Edward H. Williams, William P. Henszey, Edward Longstreth

ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF LOCOMOTIVES. M. Baird & Co., Philadelphia. -- Matthew Baird, George Burnham, Charles T. Parry, Edward H. Williams, William P. Henszey, Edward Longstreth by BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS

Press of J. B. Lippincott. Philadelphia. USA. circa 1872. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11 X 7.9 inches). 134pp. Illustrated with engrav...

£1,450.00
Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata. Edited and Compiled by Arthur W. Banks.

Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata. Edited and Compiled by Arthur W. Banks. by Von Neumann, John

Urbana & London: University of Illinois Press, 1966. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. Wi...

£1,200.00
Lives of the Engineers  with an Account of Their Principal Works[5 volumes]

Lives of the Engineers with an Account of Their Principal Works[5 volumes] by Smiles, Samuel

London; 1862, 1866 & 1868: John Murrary. Octavo. In 5 volumes comprising three volumes of the "Lives of the Engineers&...

$975.00
Calculating Machines: Recent & Prospective Developments.

Calculating Machines: Recent & Prospective Developments. by Hartree, D. R

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1947. Soft cover. Excellent. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Octavo. Original cream wrapper...

£750.00
La science des ingenieurs dans la conduite des travaux de fortification et d

La science des ingenieurs dans la conduite des travaux de fortification et d'architecture civile ... by BELIDOR, Bernard Forest de

1729 1ed Belidor Science of Engineering Military Forts Illustrated ArchitectureFirst edition of one of the most important works ...

$950.00
Earthquake Spectra (Total of 60 Volumes)

Earthquake Spectra (Total of 60 Volumes) by Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Earthquake Spectra - Total of 60 Volumes - Engineering Research Professional Journal (Volume 5-20 Softcovers 1989-2004) Subtitle...

$1,199.99
A Present from The Crystal Palace. Designed by Sir Josh. Paxton, M.P., Opened by the Queen, May 10, 1854.

A Present from The Crystal Palace. Designed by Sir Josh. Paxton, M.P., Opened by the Queen, May 10, 1854. by [Bookmark] Stevens, Thomas

Stevens, Thomas. A Present from The Crystal Palace. Designed by Sir Josh. Paxton, M.P., Opened by the Queen, May 10, 1854. Lengt...

$750.00
Atomová Energie. Základy technikého využiti. T eti P epracované Vydání. Obrazová  Galerie Názorných Pom cek ve Fotografii. Sbírka: Lidová Univ-rsita v Obrazech. Soubor   39.

Atomová Energie. Základy technikého využiti. T eti P epracované Vydání. Obrazová Galerie Názorných Pom cek ve Fotografii. Sbírka: Lidová Univ-rsita v Obrazech. Soubor 39. by T ma, Jan & Frant Ou ada

Prague: Výtvar - Obrazová Služba Názorných Pom cek, [1957]. Perfect bound. 83 leaves of mimeographed typescript. Stiff car...

£575.00
Scientific American - 40 Issues, 1861 and 1862

Scientific American - 40 Issues, 1861 and 1862

This is a large, Civil War-era lot of 40 issues of "SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN" magazine ("A Journal of Practical Information in Art, S...

$720.00
The Institution of Electrical Engineers Convention on Thermonuclear Processes, held in conjunction with the British Nuclear Energy Conference 29th-30th April, 1959.

The Institution of Electrical Engineers Convention on Thermonuclear Processes, held in conjunction with the British Nuclear Energy Conference 29th-30th April, 1959. by (Thermonuclear Fusion)

London: The Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1959. 21 preprints of papers delivered at the conference, 1 duplicate and 1 in...

£500.00
A Machine-Oriented Logic Based on the Resolution Principle" [in] Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery, volume 12, number 1, pages 23-41.

A Machine-Oriented Logic Based on the Resolution Principle" [in] Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery, volume 12, number 1, pages 23-41. by Robinson, J. A

Baltimore, MD: The Association for Computing Machinery, 1965. Quarto. Original cream wrappers printed in black. Remnants of a ...

£450.00
Aide Memoire to the Military Sciences. Framed from contributions of officers of the different services, and edited by a committee of the Corps of Royal Engineers

Aide Memoire to the Military Sciences. Framed from contributions of officers of the different services, and edited by a committee of the Corps of Royal Engineers by LEWIS Major General G G, JONES Colonel H D and others

London: John Weale, 1853 second edition. 3 volumes published between 1853 and 1862. viii and 545 pages; ii and 589 pages; ii an...

£450.00



The Biblio Rare Book Room has a wide variety of rare engineering books featured below. Many of the rare engineering books are older textbooks or pamphlets from shop classes, and there are even antique documents and ephemera from structures built in 18th and 19th centuries. If you have an interest in buildings, be sure to look through the antique and rare books about engineering that the Biblio booksellers have all collected.

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