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1 Abernathey, R. James The Miller and Millwright
Nashville, Tenn. The Dixie Miller Company 1904 First Edition Flexible cloth Good+ 
Lithographed ads ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; Limp cloth backed wraps; bound with side stapling. Apparent 1st edition. Sound and complete; no marks. Covers surface and edges worn with shallow chips to cover edges and base of spine. Contents generally clean though with some light soiling to the endpages. Drink ring ripple to front cover and light spill/damp line across rear cover with last several pages of illustrated ads lightly rippled. Sound, complete with some moderate wear from use and storage. G++ to VG- 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Armstrong History of the Floor Plant, 1908-1980 [Armstrong Industries]
Marietta And Lancaster, PA Armstrong Industries 1980 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages; Special limited edition of 100 bound in cloth. Beige linen covered boards with paper title label to cover; spine unlettered as issued. Limitation label mounted to front pastedown, not numbered. Trace shelf soiling to boards; prior owner name penned to front pastedown. Otherwise about fine. Illustrated with some b&w photographs. NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Babcock & Wilcox Co. Steam, its Generation and Use
New York Babcock & Wilcox Co 1923 35th edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Engravings, lithographs, diagrams; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 383 pages; Oversize HC. Snug and solid in original navy blue cloth with pictorial design and title lettering brightly in gilt to cover; gilt at spine a little dulled. Cloth lightly rubbed at tips and spine ends. Just mild shelf soiling to front and rear covers. Minor foxing to endpages. Profusely illustrated with lithographed views and photographs of steam boilers and works in factories and applications. Many fine figures and pictorial diagrams demonstrating the use and applications of steam and steam boilers in industrial applications. VG+... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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4 Baillie, G. H. & C. Clutton and C. A. Ilbert and L. H. Cresswell and F. Janca Britten's Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers; A Historical an Descriptive Account of the Different Styles of Clocks and Watches of the Past in England and Abroad Containing a List of Nearly Fourteen Thousand Makers
New York Bonanza Books 1956 Seventh Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by F. Janca 
B&W Photographs and Diagrams; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 518 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 7th edition, reprinted. Square, sound and clean in original dust jacket. No marks. Light soiling to page block edges. Jacket rubbed at edges with some light handling soil to surfaces and a few small nicks and chips at edges. Illustrate with B&W photographs and diagrams. VG/VG-. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Barrett, Tom The Mollies Were Men
New York Vantage Press 1969 First Edition Hardcover Good Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; HC. Soundly bound in original purple paper covered boards with title lettering in silver to spine. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpage. Paper boards rubbed at spine ends and corners; lightly sun faded at spine. Good only; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Beck, Tom and George M. Bretz George M. Bretz; Photographer in the Mines
Baltimore, MD University of Maryland Baltimore County Library 1977 Paperback Very Good 
B&W Photographs; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tal; 73 pages; Oversize oblong paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Square, tight and generally neat; no marks. Superficial stress evidence to cover surface and light dust spotting top edge. Light foxing to first several leaves. Bright solid and neat. VG 
Price: 29.50 USD
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7 Bennett, Frank P. A Cotton Fabrics Glossary; Containing Instructions for the Manufacture of Every Known Grade and Variety of Cotton Fabrics.
Boston Frank P. Bennett & Co. , 1914 Second Edition Hardcover Good 
Diagrams & Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 738 pages; 2nd edition, revised and enlarged. Bound in original dark green cloth with titles in gilt to cover and spine. Binding shaken in the spine; enpapers splitting in the hinges. Light silverfish predation to cloth at spine edge. Past storage in a stone farm house with light damp odor persisting. Expected light toning to page stock. Decetn reference copy with numerous diagram and photo illustrations. Good only. ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Chalkley, Alan and Robin Barrie Adventures And Perils: The First Hundred and Fifty Years of Union Insurance Society of Canton
Hong Kong Ogilvy & Mather 1985 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Period photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 54 pages; Larger format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Snug bright and neat in crisp edged and bright pictorial dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with period photographs. Handsome copy; NF/NF 
Price: 22.50 USD
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9 Early American Industries Association. T. B. Rayl & Co. Wood-Workers' Tools
Early American Industries Association: 1973 Facsimile Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Facsimile Reproductions; 142 pages; Trade size paperback in matte illustrated covers. Soundly bound and neat. Just trace shelf/handling evidence and superficial soiling to covers. Profusely illustrated with facsimile reproductions of etchings of tools. Solid unmarked copy. VG++ 
Price: 22.00 USD
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10 Everett, Harold A. Internal Combustion Lubrication Research at The Pennsylvania State College
State College The Pennsylvania State College 1944 Paperback Good+ 
The Pennsylvania State College Study Series No. 15; B&W Photographs; Tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; Slim paperback in original title lettered wraps. Soundly bound and decent copy. Ex-library copy with expected institutional indications. Several scattered instances of pencil bracketing in the margins; light shelf wear to cover edges. Illustrated with photographs and tables. G+ 
Price: 22.50 USD
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11 Ford, Bacon & Davis Report, Going Concern Value - Lehigh Valley Railroad Company, Bethlehem, PA: July 12, 1972
New York Ford, Bacon & Davis, Engineers 1972 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 62 pages; A comprehensive analysis of the LV its operations, infrastructure and financial condition prior to its end as an indepentent concern and acquisition by Conrail. Bound in original blue cloth boards with title lettering in gilt to cover - over a card covered inner spiral bound text block. Pages printed single side only; 62 pages with 13 separately numbered tables labeled as exhibits and appended at rear. A summary document of the once proud Lehigh Valley RR Co for its vale in liquidation over and against what the most optimistic assumptions might yield as a continuing rairoad company. The steady decrease in Anthracite shipments couple with the effects of Hurricane Agnes made the comparisons offered in the report moot. Cloth lightly faded at extremities. Cloth spine unlettered as issued. Uncommon primary material on the Route of the Black Diamond. VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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12 Fraquhar, A. B. and Pennsylvania Agricultural Works Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of the Pennsylvania Agricultural Works; A. B. Farquhar, Proprietor: Manufacturer of Standard Agricultural Implements and Machinery; Plows, Cotton Sweeps and Cultivators...
York, PA Fraquhar, A. B. and Pennsylvania Agricultural Works 1871 Annual catalog Paperback Good+ 
Woodcuts; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 195.00 USD
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13 Freudenberger, Herman. The Waldstein Woolen Mill; Noble Entrepreneurship in Eighteenth-Century Bohemia. The Kress Library of Business & Economics Publication Number 18.
Boston Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration 1963 First Edition Paperback Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages; Format paperback in saddle stapled card stock covers with [rinted paper title panel mounted to cover. Inscribed by the author to the front endpage. Prior owner's occasional marginalia and underlining in pencil. Covers lightly shelf rubbed with a small chip top edge rear cover. Illustrated with reproductions of period views - on glossy stock. G++; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14 Fritz, John The Autobiography of John Fritz
New York John Wiley & Sons 1912 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good+ 
Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 327 pages; Snugly bound in original blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine. 1st edition stated, 1 of 1000 copies printed. Some pages opened a little roughly at the front edge. Shadow of a catalogue label to the base of the spine amd glue traces to front and rear pastedowns where bookplates or attachments were once anchored. No stamps or marks; presumably froma company or private library. Light smudges of a splatter spill to front and rear boards. Contents bright and clean. Illustrated with photographs. G++ or better 
Price: 22.50 USD
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15 Gardner, Joel R Seventy-Five Years of Good Taste; A History of the Tasty Baking Company, Philadelphia, 1914-1989
Philadelphia The Tasty Baking Company 1990 Paperback Near Fine 
B&W and color photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Tight, bright and fresh; no marks. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to externals. Illustrated throughout with color and B/W photographs. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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16 Garrett, Garet The Wild Wheel
New York Pantheon Books 1952 Fifth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages; Bright, snug and very neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed at edges with a few tiny nicks and short closed tears. Illustrated with B&W photographs. NF/VG 
Price: 14.95 USD
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17 Groff, Isaac M History of the Lancaster Stock Yards; 1895-1970 : 75th Anniversary.
Lancaster, PA Lancaster Stock Yards 1970 Paperback Very Good 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pages; Paperback in glossy photo illustrated covers with saddle stapled binding. Bright clean copy; no marks. Just superficial shelf/handling evidence to covers at edges. Illustrated with historical photographs. VG or better 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 ICS Simple & Compound Steam Engines
Lindsay Publications Inc 2006 1559183349 / 9781559183345 Facsimile Paperback New 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 70 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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19 ICS Simple and Compound Steam Engines Sections 34 & 35
Bradley, IL Lindsay Publications, Inc. 2006 1559183349 / 9781559183345 reprint Paperback Fine 
B&W Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 57 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Reprint of 1909 text, sections 34 and 35 from the International Correspondence School text on Steam Engines. Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Illustrated with facsimiles of B&W engravings. About Fine. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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20 Jacobs, Bertram Axminster Carpets, (Hand Made) - 1755-1957
Brighton F. Lewis Publishers Ltd 1970 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 88 pages; Oversize HC in original orange cloth with titles in gilt. US Distributor label (Textile Book Service) mounted to base of title page. Cloth sunned and fading at spine and to front edge of boards. Prior ownership of Armstrong Industries with theoir reference library indications to the endpages. Illustrated with b&w photographs and a tipped in color frontis. G+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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