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1969 BOOK OF ASTM STANDARDS WITH RELATED MATERIAL PART 26 PLASTICS--SPECIFICATIONS; METHODS OF TESTING PIPE, FILM, REINFORCED AND CELLULAR PLASTICS

By: N/A

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Society For Testing and Materials Philadelphia, PA: 1969

Seller ID: 11478

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light edge wear, previous owner's name on front pastedown ; A tight solid book. Text unmarked View more info

1965 Book of ASTM Standards Part 30 General Testing Methods Fatigue Statistical Methods Appearance Tests Temperature Measurement Effect of Temperature

By: N/A

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Society for Testing Materials: 1965

Seller ID: 11479

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light edge wear, previous owner's name on front pastedown ; A bright solid, book, text unmarked View more info

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Materials of Engineering; Metals and Alloys

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, QC, McGill University: 1946

Seller ID: 11547

Condition: Very Good


Pages a little tanned, some damage to top back corner of red card covers ; A bright solid, book ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages; This is the second of two books put out by McGill Engineering Dep't - the first being devoted to non-metals View more info

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Notes on the Materials of Engineering; Part 1 Non-metals

By: N/A

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Montreal, QC, McGill University: 1942

Seller ID: 11549

Condition: Very Good


Top back corner bumped, light tanning of pages ; Red card covers bright, book tight unmarked ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages; This is the first of 2 titles put out by the McGill Engineering Department, the other being devoted to Metals and Alloys. View more info

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Twentieth Century Handbook for Steam Engineers and Electricians

By: N/A

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Chicago, Frederick J. Drake & Company: 1922

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 12424

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Leatherette flexible boards show some wear, small sticker pull on decorative front end paper ; Fold out charts and illustrations, hinges intact; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1483 + index pages; With full instructions in regard to the intelligent management of all classes of steam engines, steam turbines, gas engines, air compressors, and elevators, both electric and hydraulic. View more info

Analytical Mechanics for Engineers

By: N/A

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1941

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 12459

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Red cloth covered boards with gilt print on spine, starting to fray head & tail of spine, corners bumped, light pencil markings in text and on endpapers ; hinges intact, tight solid book. View more info

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B.C. Hydro and Power Authority Burrard Thermal Generating Plant

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, B.C. Hydro and Power Authority: 1966

Seller ID: 18587

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Card covers have light shelfwear. ; A tight solid book. Fold-out technical drawings, yellow card covers, sidestapled with black cloth tape spine. ; B&W Illustrations; 28 pages; The history and specifications of the Burrard Thermal Generating Plant built between 1957-1967 to fill an increasing need for power for the greater Vancouver area View more info

The Elements of Reinforced Concrete Design

By: Adams, Haddon C.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Concrete Publications Limited: 1950

Edition: Third Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 8893

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


DJ has some soiling, sun-faded at top, small tears, chipping. ; DJ in Mylar, Tight solid book, text unmarked. ; B&W line drawings; 152 pages View more info

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Practical Building Construction A Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations of the Board of Education, The Royal Institute of British Architects The Surveyors' Institution etc.. Designed also as a Book of Reference for Persons Engaged in Building

By: Allen, John Parnell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood & Son: 1903

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 17350

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Red cloth boards show heavy wear with some soiling, fraying head and tail of spine, both inner hinges cracked but still holding, some pages a little stained ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 534 pages; This volume was awarded as Second Prize to the original owner, George J. Cragg, in 1904 to commemorate his mark in the exams for the Builders Trade. His name is on the FFEP in ink. The condition of the book attests to the fact that Mr. Cragg put it to good use during his career. View more info

ASTM STANDARDS STRUCTURAL SANDWICH CONSTRUCTIONS: WOOD ADHESIVES

By: ASTM

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, ASTM: 1968

Seller ID: 11477

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Only slight wear; A bright solid, book Text unmarked View more info

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Reprint of a Report on the Origin, Geological Relations and Composition of the Nickel and Copper Deposits of the Sudbury Mining District Ontario, Canada

By: Barlow, Alfred Ernest

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, King's Printer: 1907

Seller ID: 9036

Condition: Good+


Paper covers chipped with tape repaired tears, light soiling. Front cover wants to separate ; A tight solid book. Text unmarked; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 244 + plates pages; 24 pages of B&W plates + a list of previous reports put out by The Mines Department of Canada at back of book. View more info

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Fracture Mechanics for Hydroelectric Power Systems; Proceedings of the Symposium - Vancouver, BC Canada ,September 1994

By: Bhuyan, Gouri S

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, POWERTECH LABS INC./B.C. Hydro: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12396

ISBN: 0773622144

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Bhuyan's business card stapled to FFEP, only slight wear ; DJ in Mylar A bright, solid book ; 303 pages View more info

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Designing Engineers

By: Bucciarelli, Louis L.

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, MIT Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16567

ISBN: 0262023776

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and DJ ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Inside Technology Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.98 X 0.47 inches; 220 pages; An overview of the modern Engineering design process. From the front DJ flap: "Designing Engineers describes the evolution of three disparate projects: an x-ray inspection system for airports, a photoprint machine, and a residential photovoltaic energy system." View more info

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Echoes From a Frozen Land

By: Haagensen, Borge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Island Pacific Publishing: 2013

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16579

ISBN: 0973713674

Condition: Near Fine


As new, 1 copy is creased on back fly leaf. ; Glossy pictorial card covers ; Trade PB; B&W and Colour illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 95 pages; As a young man in Denmark, Haagensen became enamoured of the ham radio and what it could be used for. As he grew and obtained his education, he discovered the Institute of Technology and a course for Radio Operators in Copenhagen. WWII was approaching and Denmark, being on the border with Germany, everyone was affected. Borge was too young to serve as a soldier but he still found interesting ways to use his knowledge to help the resistance mo... View more info

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Hodgson's Modern Estimator and Contractors' Guide For Pricing All Builders' Work

By: Hodgson, Fred T.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chicago, Frederick J. Drake & Company: 1923

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9058

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth covered boards show some wear and soil, bottom corners a little bumped. Previous owner's name on front pastedown , front hinge started but solid. ; A tight solid book. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 283 + pages View more info

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Tragedy at Second Narrows The Story of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge

By: Jamieson, Eric

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18977

ISBN: 1550174517

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear with small tears and creasing on top front. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. B&W photographs throughout. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 301 pages; "On June 17, 1958, Vancouver experienced the worst industrial accident in its history when the new bridge being built across Burrard Inlet collapsed into the flooding tidal waters of Second Narrows, killing eighteen workers. Photos of the two broken spans tilted into the sea went around the world and provided the city with one of its iconic historical images, still familiar... View more info

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Register of Dams in Canada 1970

By: Pratt, H. K. (editor)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian National Committee of International Commission of Large Dams: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7735

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight wear and light shelf soil to card covers, no creasing ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked, extensive bibliography. ; Trade PB; Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 142 pages; Published under the auspices of the Canadian National Committee of the International Committe on Large Dams. This is a comprehensive list of the major dams in Canada, giving the age, location and technical specifications View more info

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SMOKE ASH AND STEAM, Steam Engines on the West Coast of North America

By: Sheret, R.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Western Isles Victoria, B.C.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17959

ISBN: 0921107048

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show very light shelf wear, dampstain bottom edge.; A bright, solid book, card covers are crisp and clean. ; B&W Photographs, drawings; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 108 pages; "Steam Engines on The West Coast from 1836 to 1950's. Types of engines covered are: sidewheel engines for passenger ships, freighters and tugs. "Steam boats probably had more to do with the development of the West Coast of North America than any other mode of transportation." View more info

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Mathematical Modelling of Materials Processing Operations

By: Szekely, Julian & L. B. Hales & H. Henein & N. Jarrett & K. Rajamani & I. Samarsekera

Price: $76.95

Publisher: Warrendale PA, The Metallurgical Society: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16640

ISBN: 0873390717

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Small tear to top foredge of FFEP. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1198 pages View more info

Image for Protective Relays Their Theory, Design and Practical Operation

Protective Relays Their Theory, Design and Practical Operation

By: Todd, Victor H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw Hill: 1922

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18943

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Black cloth boards show light shelf wear only.; A bright, solid book, hinges intact ,text unmarked. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; An early book on the development of electro-mechanical protective relays, the author Victor Todd was and Electrical Engineer for the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, the pioneer company who developed an extensive line of protective relays in the early 20th Century. View more info