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Milwakee: Parker & Hyde, 1891. 40 pages. Slim 16mo pamphlet in original tan printed wrappers with angled corners and triangular notch at fore-edge. Milwakee: Parker & Hyde, 1891. Fifth edition, first published the previous year. The first 2 pages are torn and now strengthened with archival film, otherwise a very good solid copy of this scarce early technical.
New York: Harper, 1896. Illus., folding street map of lower Manhattan. xii, 581pp. 8vo, decorated brown cloth, cloth lightly soiled, corners bumped, inner hinge strengthened, frontispiece dampstained in margins. New York: Harper, 1896. First Edition In 1836, Charles Haswell was the first engineer appointed by the United States Navy in order to supervise the construction of the frigate, Fulton. He continued to serve in the United States Navy until 1852. From 1852 to 1907, Haswell was a civil engineer in.....
1856. 4 pages on oversize vellum, 19 x 13.5 inches -- a very scarce patent issued to William M. Henderson, April 8, 1856, a resident of Baltimore, Maryland, with two original highly detailed drawings, colorized on heavy wax paper identified as "IMPROVEMENTS TO SLIDE VALVE ENGINES" with a technological page devoted to the explanation on how Henderson's invention would function. Fine signature by the Secretary of the Interior, Robert McClellland, with all ribbons and seals intact. Near fine. William Henderson.....
new: Keuffel & Esser, 1921. Profusely illustrated (some color) from line drawings and photographs, color, pictorial title page. Includes the price list in the rear pocket. 8vo, 482 pages, publisher's burgundy decorated cloth. New York, 1921. 36rd edition. A very good(+) copy. A few inked notes on back fly-leaf.
New York: Keuffel & Esser, 1944. Hundreds of Illustrations. vi + 379 pages, 8vo, red cloth, d.w. Small ink stamps on page edges, bookplate inside front cover, minor edgewear to cloth, dust wrapper stained on rear cover. New York: Keuffel & Esser Co, (1944). 40th edition. Overall a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
London: Macmillan, 1909. With black and white illustrations from Mrs. King's own drawings and those of her daughters. 245 pages (top edge gilt, other edges deckle, marks from adhesive of old bookplates which have been removed from front endpapers), 8vo, red cloth (darkened, front hinge cracked). A good copy. From the William Inglis Morse collection, bearing his ex-libris stamps.