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A Century Of Wood Preserving.
London: Philip Allan & Co., Ltd., [1930]..
8vo. pp. x, 150. tipped-in errata slip. folding table & 2 folding plates. cloth (spine faded, chipped & frayed, front joint partly cracked). First Edition.
$30 USD                          Book Number: elala4063                         Order / Enquire

LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERING A Practical Journal of Railway Motive Power And Rolling Stock. Vol. XI. Nos. 1-12 January-December, 1898.
New York: 1898..
4to. pp. 586 plus ads. text in double columns. illus. contemporary half calf (worn, spine & corners crudely repaired with cloth tape).
$350 USD                          Book Number: dola283                         Order / Enquire

THE TECHNICAL EDUCATOR: An Encyclopoedia Of Technical Education.
London, Paris & New York: Cassell Petter & Galpin, [1870-73]..
4 Volumes bound in 2. large 8vo. pp. iv, 412; iv, 412; iv, 412; iv, 428. 20 plates (4 in colour). numerous text illus. (some full-page). text in double columns. contemporary cloth (spine labels bit rubbed, dampstain to lower edge of 1 plate entering image, light discoloration from damp to lower rear cover & spine of Vol. I, light foxing to a few plates & leaves). Including sections on bleaching, dyeing and calico-printing, textile and dyeing plants, silk culture, colour, cotton-spinning, building construction, agricultural chemistry, irrigation, animal, mineral, and vegetable commercial products, chemistry applied to the arts, civil engineering, electric telegraph, fortifications, firearms, ship-building, notable inventions, optical instruments, steam engine, mining, sanitary engineering, map and plan drawing, farming, paper-making, photography, horology, museum construction, arrangement, and management, &c. The work is chiefly famous for the series of thirty-one essays on principles of design contributed by Christopher Dresser which were subsequently published separately; several of the illustrations depict his own designs.
$749 USD                          Book Number: SETHE TE64                         Order / Enquire

WATER AND WATER ENGINEERING. The Illustrated Journal of Water Supply And Sewerage, Irrigation, Hydraulic Engineering, Docks And Harbour Works. Edited By J.Vincent Elsden...Vol. CVII., January to December, 1915.
London: 1915..
4to. pp. 4 p.l., 366 plus interspersed advert leaves. cloth (bound in Georgetown, B.Guiana) (some spotting to cloth).
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala4431                         Order / Enquire

Principes élémentaires D'astronomie; Du système du monde. Manuscript on paper.
[cFrance: c1800?]..
2 parts in 1. 8vo. [ff. 90]. vellum over paste-board (worn, tears in vellum, several gatherings sprung).
$799 USD                          Book Number: elala2369                         Order / Enquire

(JUNKERS, Hugo). BERSON, A. Et Al.
Junkers Festschrift Hugo Junkers Zum 70. Geburtstage Gewidmet Von A.Berson, A.Gramberg, A.Kessner, O. Mader, A. Nagel Und Seinen Mitarbeitern. Überreicht Vom Verein Deutscher Ingenieure.
Berlin: VDI-Verlag GMBH, [1929]..
4to. pp. 4 p.l., 99, [1]. numerous text illus. cloth. First Edition.
$150 USD                          Book Number: dola824                         Order / Enquire

The Railways Of England. North Western. Midland. Great Northern. Manchester, Sheffield, And Lincoln. North Eastern. South Western. Great Western. Great Eastern. Brighton And South Coast. Chatham And Dover. South Eastern.
London: John Murray, 1889..
8vo. pp. xvi, 427, [1] + 32(ads). with half-title. 16 plates (incl. frontis.) & 40 text illus. original cloth (joints & extremities bit frayed). Second Edition.
$110 USD                          Book Number: SWOeACWO33                         Order / Enquire

ADAMS, Henry.
Designing Wrought And Cast Iron Structures...
London: [The Author], 1883..
5 Parts in 1. 8vo. pp. 24, [2]; [5]-27, [1]; 31, [1]; 30, [2]; 32. Part II lacking title & preface (?). 8 large folding lithographed plates. original cloth (soiled, tear at head of spine, dampstain to lower portion of covers & lower margins of first part). First Edition.
$350 USD                          Book Number: elala4042                         Order / Enquire

ADAMS, W[illiam] H[enry] Davenport.
The Story Of Our Lighthouses And Lightships Descriptive and Historical.
London, Edinburgh & New York: Thomas Nelson And Sons, 1891..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., [9]-380, [4]ads. folding coloured map & numerous text illus. (some full-page). original black & gilt-stamped cloth (spine darkened, extremities frayed, short tear in map - no loss). prize bookplate. First Edition.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala3614                         Order / Enquire

AGASSIZ, Alexander [1835-1910].
Three Cruises Of The United States Coast And Geodetic Survey Steamer "Blake" In The Gulf Of Mexico, In The Caribbean Sea, And Along The Atlantic Coast Of The United States, From 1877 To 1880.
Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin And Company, 1888..
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xxii, 314; 2 p.l., 220. index. folding map in rear pocket & 550 figures & maps on 78 plates & in text (some plates folding, some coloured). original cloth, t.e.g. (ex-lib., spine ends frayed, 1 marginal repair, Vol. I with cracked rear inner hinge & stain to lower upper cover). First Edition. The steamer 'Blake' has been described as "the most innovative oceanographic vessel of the nineteenth century" with development of deep ocean exploration through the introduction of steel cable for sounding, dredging and deep anchoring and data collection for the "first truly modern bathymetric map of a deep sea area." (see Wikipedia) American marine zoologist, oceanographer, and mining engineer Alexander Agassiz, who had previously taken part in the famous 'Challenger' expedition of 1870-72, was one of the scientists involved in the three dredging expeditions conducted in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and along the American Atlantic coast in 1877-1880 related here.
$300 USD                          Book Number: elala5748                         Order / Enquire

AIKIN, Arthur [1773-1854].
Arts And Manufactures Illustrated, With Historical And Literary Details, In Lectures At The Society Of Arts, Manufactures, And Commerce, Also Address Illustrations Appendix.
London: Sold At The Society's House., 1831-1845..
8vo. [pagination not continuous, extracts from 'Transactions' Vols. 48-54]. 1 lithographed plate. contemporary half calf (very worn, some leaves loose, lower margins of few gatherings dampstained, scattered light foxing). Includes Aikin's lectures on pottery, furs and the fur trade, tanning and leather dressing, timber and ornamental wood, saccharine substances, corn mills, limestone and calcareous cement, cotton manufacture, bees, horn and tortoiseshell, &c., an appendix and thirty-one reports written by various contributors.
$135 USD                          Book Number: elala2350                         Order / Enquire

ALICO, John.
Introduction to Magnesium and its Alloys.
Chicago & New York: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, [1945]..
8vo. pp. xvii, [1 leaf], 183. numerous text illus. cloth (few library markings). First Edition.
$100 USD                          Book Number: elala4043                         Order / Enquire

A Half Century of Cable Service to The Three Americas 1878-1928.
New York: 1928..
8vo. pp.128, [1]. profusely illus. in b/w (incl. many portraits). 2 full-page maps of the original & present day system of All America Cables Inc. & 1 full-page diagram. map on endleaves. A fine copy in original cloth (small library bookplate with release stamp). newer ms. paper spine label. with a 4-cent American Atlantic Cable Centenary 1858-1958 stamp. First Edition.
$50 USD                          Book Number: SL-HaALL88                         Order / Enquire

Insecticides And Fungicides Spraying And Dusting Equipment A Laboratory Manual with Supplementary Text Material.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. & London: Chapman & Hall, Limited, 1923..
8vo. pp. xvi, [2], 349. colour frontis., text illus. & 1 folding plan. cloth. (cloth spotted). First Edition.
$45 USD                          Book Number: elala4255                         Order / Enquire

ANDERSON, Robert J[ohn].
The Metallurgy Of Aluminium And Aluminium Alloys.
New York: Henry Carey Baird & Co., Inc., 1925..
8vo. pp. xxxi, 913. frontis. & numerous other illus. (some full-page). A nice copy in original cloth (very light wear to extremities). First Edition. An in-depth scholarly work, with considerable original experimental data, intended for use by engineers and engineering colleges. Select bibliographies are included. The author was a consulting metallurgical engineer who had previously worked for the United States Bureau of Mines, and lectured in metalllurgy at the Carnegie Institute and the Missouri School of Mines.
$150 USD                          Book Number: SDEeANDE73                         Order / Enquire

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