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Image for Proceedings in Parliament 1628: Volume V: Lords Proceedings 1628

Proceedings in Parliament 1628: Volume V: Lords Proceedings 1628

By: N/A

Price: $349.95

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A., Yale University Press: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 734A1828

ISBN: 0300020511

Condition: Very Good


0300020511 737 pages. Provisional Index. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

The Best of Wellspring - a Self-Care Reader

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, The James Bay Community Project: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65108589

ISBN: 0969206100

Condition: Good


0969206100 112 pages. Pleasantly illustrated in black and white. How to enjoy sex, get rid of those knots in your neck, sleep contentedly, and delight in eating the guilt-free way. This book gets to the "heart of the matter." Collected from the pages of Canada's only magazine devoted exclusively to self-care, this volume is a practical, everyday guide to implementing the excitement and power of self-care in your life. Includes up-to-date information about: the philisophy of self-care; in-the-home medical tools and treatments for self-care; how to maintian health and prevent diseas... View more info

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Five Capital Cities - A Temporal Journey: Volume IV

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15104550

ISBN: 0969591632

Condition: Very Good


0969591632 308 pages. Undated. Circa 1980s or 1990s. Index. Black and white illustrations. "Begins with the family about to emigrate to Canada from Far Sawrey... In Ottawa he is forty-two and a Medical Radiobiologist-Epidemiologist with appreciable practical and academic experience in the field of human radiation effects." - from preface. Light wear externally. Contents clean, crisp and unmarked. Nice tight square copy. View more info

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Surimi and Surimi Seafood (Food Science and Technology)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Marcel Dekker: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 214G1674

ISBN: 0824703723

Condition: Fine


0824703723 500 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. Diagrams. Charts. "This singularly practical reference provides a wealth of up-to-the-minute information on all aspects of the production of surimi and surimi seafood. Surveying the transformation from functional fish proteins (surimi) to surimi seafood products with unique texture, flavor, and color, the volume covers fish stocks, on-shore and at-sea processing, quality control methods, and the chemistry of surimi functional ingredients - investigating special characteristics of myofibrillar fish proteins and their function... View more info

Image for The Model Craftsman - The Home Mechanic's Magazine, March 1936, Volume 4, Number 10

The Model Craftsman - The Home Mechanic's Magazine, March 1936, Volume 4, Number 10

By: Anderson, Graham; MacNabb, Angus; Mines, Gilbert; Spon, W. Edmonds; Gentl, Eric; Crosby, Wm. F.; Ashford, Major S.D.; Loucks, P.W.; Doherty, Lawrence; Thorp, Edward E.; Moyer, Roger, Zaic, Frank & Associates; Frazier, R.C.; Olmstead, G.A.; Cox

Price: $99.95

Publisher: East Stroudsburg, PA, Model Craftsman Publishing Corp.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G1261

Condition: Fair


64 pages. Includes black and white photos and many detailed drawings. Features: A Narrow Gauge Engine; A Harbor Tug; Modelmaking - Past and Present; "Royal Blue" $1,150.00 Prize Model Building Contest; Wall Sconce; A 17' Sailboat; Automatic Signals; The Fireplace Shovel (cont'd from last month); "Signals - And How' - part 2; How Gas Engines Work; A Gasoline Powered Model Airplane; The Dockyard - marine matters; A Hanging Lamp; A Bow Lathe; What the Clubs are Doing; Tinplate Topics; "O" Steam Locomotive - completing the engine and raising steam; So You're Going to the Mode... View more info

International Library of Technology - Inorganic Chemistry 15B

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1906

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35409299

Condition: Very Good


Almost 1.75" thick. An attractive volume with bright gilt lettering upon red spine and gilt lines upon green cloth and red faux leather-covered boards. Light to moderate edge wear to boards. Lovely marbled endpapers. Unmarked. Includes index and black and white diagrams. From a series of textbooks for persons engaged in the engineering professions and trades or for those who desire information concerning them. Fully illustrated and containing numerous practical examples and their solutions. View more info

The Practical Engineer Mechanical Pocket Book and Diary for 1923 (with Buyer's Guide and Techical Directories in French, Spanish and Russian) - Special Magnolia Edition - 35th Year of Issue

By: Beck, Ernest G.:Editor

Price: $119.95

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton: 1923

Edition: Magnolia Edition

Seller ID: 62407335

Condition: Fair


Well over 590 pages with many vintage advertisements. Red decorated flexible boards. Contains the following sections: Steam; Steam Generation; The Steam Engine; Steam Turbines; Condensers; Gas and Oil Engines; Air Compressors; Air, Ventilation and Heating; Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machinery; Machine Tools; Pipes, Beams, Girders, Columns, etc.; Friction and Power Transmission; Gas for Heating, Lighting and Power; Pyrometry; and more. Front hinge gone. Former owner's name inside back board. Creasing to each boards has caused some wrinkling to fabric. Quite a nostalgic volume. View more info

Image for Wood: A Manual for Its Use as a Shipbuilding Material, Volume IV Boat and Ship Construction Techniques - NAVSHIPS 250-336 - Supt. Doc. Cat. No. D 211.6: W85/V II

Wood: A Manual for Its Use as a Shipbuilding Material, Volume IV Boat and Ship Construction Techniques - NAVSHIPS 250-336 - Supt. Doc. Cat. No. D 211.6: W85/V II

By: Bureau of Ships, Department of the (US) Navy

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Bureau of Ships, Navy Department: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 527C6034

Condition: Good


144 pages. Duo-tang binding. Many informative black and white photos. "A comprehensive, up-to-date, collection of information based on recent investigations and tests... Should prove useful to shipyards, naval architects, Supervisors of Shipbuilding, Inspector of Naval Material; and officers and those concerned with all phases of wooden ship and boat design, construction, or maintenance." - R.E. Harris, Dept. of the Navy. Chapters include: Bending and Machining of Wood and Plywood; Gluing and Laminating; Fabrication of Wood Boats and Ships. Average wear. A sound copy of this very... View more info

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Lipid Analysis

By: Christie, W.W.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: UK, Pergamon: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 101A4616

ISBN: 0080237924

Condition: Good


0080237924 207 pages. Index. "A practical guide in one compact volume to the complexities of the analysis of lipids from animal and plant tissues." - from back cover. References. Average wear. Prior owner's name atop first leaf else unmarked. A sound working copy. View more info

Image for Bees and Beekeeping: Science Practice and World Resources

Bees and Beekeeping: Science Practice and World Resources

By: Crane, Eva

Price: $349.95

Publisher: USA, Cornell University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152H1325

ISBN: 0801424291

Condition: Fair


0801424291 xviii, 614 pages. Extensive bibliography, index of plants, index of geographical names, index of subjects. Illustrated in black and white. "The most comprehensive volume on beekeeping yet published. Presents the scientific principles underlying effective beekeeping and their practical application in different climates and under varying conditions." - from dust jacket. Heavily-worn with usual library markings and taped front hinge. A worthy reference copy of this superlative reference. View more info

Image for American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 28 December, 1959 No. 12

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 28 December, 1959 No. 12

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531C6384

Condition: Fair


Features include: Kew and Orchidology; Practical Observations on the New Miniature Oncidiums; The Browns' "Orchid Haven"; Cytogenetics in Oncidium; Some Outstanding Orchids of the Inca Land; Book Review "Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated - Volume 1" by G.C.K. Dunsterville and Leslie A. Garay; The 'Variegata' Subsection of Oncidiums; and Collectors' Item: Epidendrum collare. Includes the index to Vol. 28 (12 issues). Light wear. Minor discoloration front cover. Back hinge starting. A sound copy. View more info

The Modern Bricklayer - A Practical Work on Bricklaying in All Its Branches with Special Sections on Tiling and slating, Specifications, Estimating, Etc. Etc. - Complete in Three Volumes

By: Frost, W.

Price: $699.95

Publisher: London, Caxton Publishing Company, Limited: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16502728

Condition: Good


Undated. Total of 630 pages. Index in volume III. "The book is at once comprehensive and detailed, dealing progressively with every branch of brickwork and tile laying. It will be found that problems are discussed about which it is extremely difficult to obtain information elsewhere. A series of chapters on the business side of the trade will be found very useful. The book has been planned so as to enable the bricklayer to become a master of his subject from beginning to end." - from Preface. Each volume features colour frontis, numerous full-page black and white photographic p... View more info

Image for Prescriptions and how to Use Them: An Anotomical and Physiological Treatise on the Human Body with a Practical Description of Its Diseases - Their Symptoms and Treatment: Volume II (Only)

Prescriptions and how to Use Them: An Anotomical and Physiological Treatise on the Human Body with a Practical Description of Its Diseases - Their Symptoms and Treatment: Volume II (Only)

By: Henckel, Prof. George; Perkins, Orrville Juan

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Chicago, Dominion Publishing Co.: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 835A2562

Condition: Fair


128 pages. This second volume deals with 'genital topics' which the publishers wished to keep out of the hands of inquisitive youngsters. Fascinating colour plate illustrates the male and female organs of generation, another excellent plate illustrates progressive enlargement of the womb and natural position of child at full term. Eight other black and white illustrations. Chapters include: Reproduction; Male Organs of Generation; The Male in Childhood; Female Organs of Generation; Puberty; The Female During Childhood and Youth; Men and Woman; Sexual Intercourse; Development of the Body af... View more info

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Mammals of the Soviet Union, Volume II (2), Part Two (2)

By: Heptner, V.G.; Sludskii, A.A. (Editors)

Price: $299.95

Publisher: India, Amerind Publishing: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 466C8480

Condition: Good


784 pages. Extensively footnoted. Index of Latin names of Taxa. Reproductions of black and white photos. Colour plates. Many black and white illustrations. Reprint of the Russian first edition. Text in English. "Contains species descriptions of terrestrial carnivores and detailed information on their external morphology, skull, body measurements and other data, affinities with other species, geographic distribution in the historic past and today, geographic variation, practical significance, and biology. Descriptions are presented for orders, families, and genera, and keys given f... View more info

Counseling Elders and Their Families: Practical Techniques for Applied Gerontology (Adulthood and Aging)

By: John J. Herr; John H. Weakland

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Springer: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 51109422

ISBN: 0826125107

Condition: Good


0826125107 308 pages including index. Authors are pioneers in gerontology. "How to untie the knots or find a path out of the communication jungle is the topic of this book." - from Foreward. Volume II in the Springer Series on Adulthood and Aging. Average wear. Moderate quantity of high-lighting to text. View more info

The Modern Engineer - a Practical Work on the maintenance, running, adjustment, and Repair of Automobiles of All Types, and on the Management of Garages: Volume IV

By: Judge, Arthur W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, The Caxton Publishing Company, Limited: 1952

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 62106320

Condition: Good


564 pages including almost 100 pages of index. Chapters include: automobile electricity principles; useful electrical information; the ignition system; magneto ignition; the sparking plug; automobile electrical circuits; the dynamo or generator; the starting motor; the lighting and accessories system; electrical repairs and armature rewinding; automobile batteries; car radio; the law and the motor vehicle. With 8 black and white plates and a multitude of line drawings and other illustrations. A very interesting and now historical look at automotive technology. View more info

Movements of Magic: The Spirit of T'ai-Chi-Ch'uan

By: KLEIN, Bob

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Newcastle Publishing: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41802531

ISBN: 0878770720

Condition: Good


0878770720 158 pages. Presents a lucid and complete discussion of T'ai-chi-Ch'uan and its implications for our lives. "Leaving sequential illustrations of the 'forms' to others, Klein focuses on practical and spiritual aspects." Unmarked. Address label upon front cover. Moderate wear. Nice copy. View more info

A Step-By-Step Guide to Growing and Displaying Bonsai (Step-By-Step Garden Books)

By: Lewis, Colin

Price: $39.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Canada, Whitecap Books Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51407712

ISBN: 1551100800

Condition: Fine


1551100800 124 pages including glossary. Very attractive glossy volume in giftable condtion. This abundantly illustrated, practical guide has been written specifically with the novice in mind. Packed with over 400 superb colour photographs, it aims to dispel the myths that surround bonsai, and to show the reader in a simple, down-to-earth way, just how easy growing bonsai can be. Acquiring suitable plants, root pruning, training techniques and general maintenance are all covered by detailed, step-by-step photographs and clear, easy-to-follow text. View more info

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Concrete and Constructional Engineering Including Prestressed Concrete: Volume LIX (59) - Containing All Issues from 1964

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Concrete Publications: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 831A1701

Condition: Very Good


456 pages. Frequently illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings. Topics include: New Dams in the UK; New Marine and Riverside Structures; Loading Tests on Large Bored Piles in Clay; New Zealand House, London; Some New Ecclesiastical Structures; The Economic Design of Members Subjected to Shearing (Ultimate-load Method) - parts I and II; Concrete Structures in Israel; The Principal Post-Tensioning Systems for Prestressed Concrete; Loading Tests on Deep Bored Cylinder Foundations; Precast construction of a training college; Prize-winning Designs for a Motorway Bridge; Rese... View more info

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Practical Wireless Magazine: October 1st, 1932 - Vol. 1, No. 2

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 821A2582

Condition: Fair


Topics: Care and Upkeep; New Ideas in Wireless Cabinets - Part 1; Whe Why and the Wherefore - 2; About Variable Condensers (coupon clipped from page 80 removed part of this article; Practical Indoor Aerials; Variable Mu Valves - 1; How to Use a Blue Print; A Trip Round Europe on the Long Range Express; What will the Dolphon Do? - the Dolphin Three; The Voice of the Set; Simple Tests Without Instruments; Test reports of complete receivers - the Varley D.C. Receiver; Resistance-Controlled Volume; Below 100 Metres; Volts and Valves; and more. Above-average wear. Small clipping from lower back c... View more info