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61 Reed, Brian Loco Profile no. 4 : American Type 4-4-0
Windsor (UK) Profile Publications First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 25 cm tall 
p. 73 - 96. Light wear to the wrappers. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Includes many photogrpahs and drawings. A double page spread is a color illustration of two locomotives: Phantom was a wood burner by the New England maker, Mason, for the Toledo & Illinois Railroad in 1857; and, No. 57 of the 6-ft. gage Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, was a coal-burning passenger engine built by Danforth, Cook & Co. of Paterson, N.J., in 1858. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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62 Reed, Brian Loco Profile no. 5 : British Single-drivers
Windsor (UK) Profile Publications First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 25 cm tall 
p. 97 - 124. Light wear to the wrappers with a hint of age toning around the edges. Price marked on front wrapper. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Includes many photogrpahs and drawings. A double page spread is a color illustration of three locomotives: Great Northern Railway Stirling "8 footer" No. 1; Midland Railway No. 2601; and, Great Western Railway No. 3009. 
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63 Roe, F.W. The geology and mineral resources of the neighbourhood of Kuala Selangor and Rasa, Selangor, Federation of Malaya, with an account of the geology of Batu Arang coal-field
Kuala Lumpur s.n. 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Good NF 27 cm tall 
x, 163 p. Includes both folded maps in rear pocket. Series: Malaya (Federation) Geological Survey Dept. Memoir no. 7 (new ser.). Includes Glossary. Malay-English. Wear and some soiling to the binding. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Batu Arang is a former coal mining town in Selangor, Malaysia. In the 1930s, only the Batu Arang mine was still operational. The mining operations ended in 1960. About 15 million tonnes of coal was mined over 47 years. Batu Arang suffers from serious soil erosion problem due to the deep-earth coal mining activities, and consequently much of its original area had been evacuated.[Wikipedia] 
Price: 50.00 USD
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64 Schneider, Fred W. (ed.) Headlights, The Magazine of Electric Railways, Volume 38, Number 7 - 12, July-December 1976
New York Electric Railroaders Association, Inc. 1977 First Edition Soft Cover Good 28 cm tall 
48 p. The cover has some small tears on the spine. Numerous photographs of streetcars throughout Europe. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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65 Schuberth, H. Illustriertes Hand- und Hülfsbuch für den praktischen Metallarbeiter : ein Vademecum für Metallarbeiter aller Branchen, für Maschinenbauer, Metallgießer, Dreher, Klempner, Gürtler, Galvanoplastiker, Bronceure etc. / bearb. von H. Schuberth
Wien A. Hartleben 1883 First Edition Half-Leather Good No Jacket Ex-Library 25 cm tall 
Ex-Library. Rebound in half-leather. Text in German (fraktur.) xiv, 719 p. The 15 colored plates are in excellent condition. Leaves have age toning especially around the edges where the paper is brittle. Binding has significant wear, with most on the edges. along the spine and at the corners. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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66 Stevenson, John On the morbid sensibility of the eye, commonly called weakness of sight
Hartford, CT Published by Horatio G. Hale 1815 First American Edition Stiff Paper Boards Good 20 cm tall 
pp. 99. Re-backed with gray cloth on spine. Also added new paste-downs and endpapers. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. General wear with some scuffing and scrapes to the boards. Browning to the leaves and some spots of foxing. In printed paper covers, with cover title and a "recommendation ... from Nathan Smith" printed on rear board. First published in London in 1810. Becker (362). 
Price: 195.00 USD
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67 Tahanawi, Muhammad 'Ali; Mawlawies Abd al-Haqq; Gholam Kadir,; Lees, W. Nassau; Sprenger, A. (editors) A dictionary of the technical terms used in the sciences of the musalmans = Kitab kashshaf istilahat al-funun [2 volumes}
[Calcutta] F. Carbery, Bengal Military Orphan Press 1853 Later Edition Quarter Leather Good No Jacket 29 cm tall 
Text in Arabic. Bound as two volumes (complete). Printed from 1853-1862. Bibliotheca Indica / Asiatic Society of Bengal. A number of leaves have some tears, but have been archivally stabilized. Some leaves (table of contents) have browned with chipping along the fore-edges and some tears. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Thiis is a heavy two volume set. 
Price: 3900.00 USD
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68 Thanhoffer, Lajos A Mikroskop es Alkalmazasa Az Altalanos Szovettani Technika Vezerfonala [The Microscope and Its Use; Manual of General Histological Technique]
Budapest A Magyar Orvosi Konyvkiado Tarsulat 1894 First Hungarian Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 24 cm tall 
Text in Hungarian. xvi, 370 p. Series: A Magyar Orvosi Konyvkiado-Tarsulat konyvtara, LXXI. Kotet. 1894. Text block is clean and unmarked (no underlining or notations). Numerous illustrations. Light wear and bumping to corners of binding. Sticker on ffep. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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69 Thanhoffer, Lajos A szovetek es szervek szerkezete es azok vizsgalo modszerei : orvosok, orvostanhallgatok es a termeszettudomanyokkal foglalkozok hasznalatara kutfok es onallo vizsgalatai alapjan [The Structure of Tissues and Organs at the Method of Their Investigation]
Budapest A Magyar Orvosi Konyvkiado Tarsulat 1894 First Hungarian Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 23 cm tall 
Text in Hungarian. xii, 788 p. Series: A Magyar Orvosi Konyvkiado-Tarsulat konyvtara, LXIX. Kotet. 1893. Text block is clean and unmarked (no underlining or notations). Some age toning around the edges of the leaves. Numerous illustrations. Some small tears along front gutter. Wear and bumping to corners of boards. Sticker on ffep. Text is unmarked by undelining or notations. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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70 The City of New York; The New York Edison Company; The New York Bureau of Municipal Research Hall of Records Power Plant: Report and Discussion of Physical Test and Costs of Operation and Maintenance
New York City of New York 1916 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
x, 673 pp. Numerous photographs, tables, plates and diagrams. All are present. Test conducted for a full year, 1913, under the auspices of a Board of Engineers composed of representatives of the City of New York, The New York Edison Company, and The New York Bureau of Municipal Research. Slight splitting of hinge at title page. All pages still attached. Text block is clean, tight and unmarked. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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71 Thurston, R.H. On the losses of propelling power in the paddle-wheel
Philadelphia s.n. 1875 First Thus Half-Leather Good No Jacket Ex-Library 22 cm tall 
Ex-Library. Rebound in half-leather with "Library of the Navy Department" labels and emblems. Original wrappers bound in. 4 p. with one plate and an ingraving of the Franklin Institute. A number of blank leaves bound in. Originally published in the Journal of the Franklin Institute, v. 89 (1870). Robert Henry Thurston (1839 - 1903) was an American engineer, and the first Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology. He was Assistant Professor at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis and a published specialist on iron and steel as well as steam engines, when he was invited in 1871 by Stevens' president Henry Morton to head mechanical engineering at Stevens. The same year Thurston was appointed the first professor of mechanical engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology.[Wikipedia] 
Price: 47.00 USD
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72 Trevert, Edward Electric railway engineering. Embracing practical hints upon power house dynamo, motor and line construction for the use of students.
Lynn, MA Bubier Publishing Company 1892 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 23 cm tall 
Ex-Library. Original binding. 186 p. Contains numerous photographs, diagrams, charts, and tables. The edges of the boards show wear. Binding has ruibbiing scraping and some stains. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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73 Trickey, Clive Modifying Production Cylinder Heads
Brentford, UK Speedsport Motobooks 1973 0851130828 / 9780851130828 Second Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good 21 cm tall 
48 p. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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74 Trifogli, Cecilia Liber quartus Physicorum Aristotelis : repertorio delle questioni : commenti inglesi : ca. 1250-1270
Firenze SISMEL edizioni del Galluzzo 2007 8884502330 / 9788884502339 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 26 cm tall 
Text in Italian with some Latin. ix, 647 p. This copy lacks CD-ROM. Includes bibliographical references (p. vii-ix) and indexes. Series: Subsidia al "Corpus philosophorum Medii Aevi" ; 16. Text is clean, tight and unmarked by underlining or notations. A number of the leaves are unopened. 
Price: 59.00 USD
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75 Truran, W.; Phillips, J. Arthur; Dorman, William H. The Iron manufacture of Great Britain, theoretically and practically considered; including descriptive details of the ores, fuels, and fluxes employed, the preliminary operation of calcination, the blast, refining, and puddling furnaces, engines and ...
New York D. Appleton and Company 1863 First American Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 27 cm tall 
Ex-Library. First American edition based on second edition revised from the manuscript of the late Mr. W. Truran by J. Arthur Phillips, and William H. Dorman. xx, 306 p. 84 plates (all present). Original bindiing with reinforcing library tape on spine. Some partial fading to several of the plates. There is significant wear to the edges and bumping to the corners of the boards. Some light age toning around the edges of the leaves. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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Japanese Methods of High Frequency Induction Heating and Melting, U.S. Naval Technical Mission to Japan
76 U.S. Naval Technical Mission to Japan Japanese Methods of High Frequency Induction Heating and Melting
London H.M. Stationery Office 1945 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 25 cm tall 
19 p. Report No. B.I.O.S./J.A.P./P.R./760. British Intelligence Objectives Sub-committee. Lists high frequency furnace installations in prewar Japan and those installed during the war. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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77 Vesalius, Andreas Anatomia Deudsch, ein kurtzer Auszug der Beschreibung aller glider menschlichs Leybs aus den buchern des Hochgelerten Hern D. Andree Vesalij von Brüssel ... sampt den Figuren und derselben ausslegung, allen diser löblichen kunst liebhabern, so das ...
Holzminden, Germany Reprint Verlag Leipzig 1996 3826222016 / 9783826222016 Facsimile Reprint Hard Cover NF No Jacket 39 cm tall 
Text in German (fraktur). Facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1551. pp. III - LXXVIIJ. Text is clean, tight, and unmarked by underlining or notations. This is a very large oversized book. Andreas Vesalius (1514 - 1564) war ein flämischer Anatom der Renaissance und gilt als Begründer der neuzeitlichen Anatomie und des morphologischen Denkens in der Medizin. Er war Leibarzt Karls V. und Philipps II. von Spanien.[GermanWikipedia] 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Tuberculosis and the Negro in Pittsburgh : a report of the Negro health survey, Witchen, Elsie
78 Witchen, Elsie Tuberculosis and the Negro in Pittsburgh : a report of the Negro health survey
Pittsburgh Tuberculosis League of Pittsburgh 1934 First Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
120 pp. Includes bibliographical referencs. Browning around edges of wrappers and especially the spine. Small chip at top of spine. Text is clean and unmarked by underlining or notations. A number of photographs of harsh living conditions. Also several charts, tables and appendices which detail the results of the survey. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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79 Young, Walter R. Report on Salt Water Barrier below confluence of Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, California (2 volumes)
Sacramento California State Printing Office 1929 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library 23 cm tall 
Ex-Library. Two volumes (complete). Both volumes have been rebound with blue buckram library binding (original paper wrappers present). Vol. 1 667 p. The text is clean and unmarked by underlining or notations. Volume 2 consists of a collection of folding charts, diagrams, maps, cross-sections, tables, etc. Volume 2 is complete. Series: California. Division of Water Resources. Bulletin no. 22. Volume 2 is uncommon. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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