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An Encyclopedia of Civil Engineering, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical. With upward of three thousand engravings in wood by R. Branston. New Impression.
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861. 1752p, illustrations, indexed. 22cm. Three Quarter leather and green pebbled cloth; red morocco spine label with titling in gilt. Leather is scuffed and rubbed; bottom joint cracked for about one inch from the base of the spine; hinges are sound; former library copy with spine label only; otherwise in better than good condition with a tight text block and binding.
Item #13582
Price: $300.00
The Hoover Dam Documents. 1948. Second edition of "The Hoover Dam Power and Water Contracts and Related Data" 1933.
Washington DC: GPO, 1948. 168p, Appendixes in 14 parts, 936p, fold out maps, plans, index. 23.5cm. Tan buckram, red spine labels in gilt. In near fine condition.
Item #15456
Price: $300.00
Improved Robertson-Thompson Indicator and Its Use: A Practical Elementary Treatise
New York: James L. Robertson & Sons, Inc. 1899. 84p, [4], illustrations. 17cm. First edition. Black cloth on card with gilt titling on the front cover. Somewhat soiled, damp stain along edges, titling faded. In good condition. [Not found in library holdings.].
Item #20906
Price: $85.00
Memoranda on the Strength of Materials used in Engineering Construction.
New York: Van Nostrand, 1867. 62p, 2 fold out plates. 19cm. Second edition. Black cloth over boards, titling in gilt on the front covers. This copy belonged to Charles R. Roelker who was an engineer on the NIPSIC, a steam gunboat, during the Civil War. Later as a Commander in the United States Navy, Roelker participated in the trials of the Holland VI submarine (1898), the precursor to modern submarines. Corners rubbed and skinned; spine ends missing; library pocket on bottom board paste down [no library stamps]; prior owner's stamp on the preface; paper has toned; corner piece of one plate missing with slight loss, crease tear. Just over three pages of notes on steam boilers with an illustration and formulas are laid-in. In good condition.
Item #5156
Price: $50.00
North Carolina: An Inventory of Historic Engineering and Industrial Sites.
Raleigh: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1975. 105p, illustrations. 27cm. Sofcover. Minor wear. A near fine copy.
Item #10006
Price: $40.00
Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Dock Engineering.
London: Charles Griffin & Co. 1904. 559p, illustrations, fold outs, indexed. 23cm. First edition. Blue cloth with titling and illustrations in gilt. Minor wear to the spine ends; otherwise an attractive, bright copy in very good condition.
Item #13615
Price: $250.00