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1 Ferrari World Number 36--December 1996/january 1997
London FW Publications Ltd. 1997 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of color photos. Cover feature stories are: F1, Out of the Red; Mansell, True Brit; 250 MM; 456 GTA, Automatically Brilliant. This is the English edition of the periodical, which is also published in Italian and German. ; Remainder; Color Photographs; 8 1/4 x 11 3/4; 69+ pages; Black remainder mark on bottom. Cover has light rubbing and shelfwear, couple of small liquid ring. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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2 Miguel Angel Roca: Architectural Monographs #36
Northbrook, IL Academy Group 1994 1854902768 / 9781854902764 First Edition Printer Wrapper Fine with no dust jacket 
Cover has some scufifng, rubbing, edge wear. Stiff boards have front and back flaps. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Black remainder mark on side of pages. Richly illustrated with 100+ color photos and drawings. Has essays on how civic architecture fits in urban life, the city center as cathedral, and architecture and commitment. 120 pages covering Roca's projects in Argentina and Bolivia; a chronology of his works and a biography. Oversized. ; Remainder; Color Illustrations; 4to ; 144 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 William Alsop And Jan Stormer: Architectural Monographs #33
London Academy Group 1993 1854902644 / 9781854902641 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 
Cover has some scuffing and rubbing, light edge wear. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Has 100+ color and b/w photos, drawings and diagrams. Includes a section with biographies, selected projects and awards. Oversized, 4#. ; Academy Editions Series; Photographs; 4to, 10 x 12; 144 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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4 (Propeller Club Of The United States) River And Harbor Improvements How They Are Initiated, Authorized and Completed
Cleveland, OH Thomas A. Scott 1938 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good+ 
Cover is maroon with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if virtually unused. Tipped in is card which reads: '11-20-48 Received from: River & Harbor Improvement Association, 200 Nineteenth St. , NW, Washington 9, DC'. Some of the chapters are: Law; Economic Justification; Illustrative Projects; Organization of US Engineer Department; Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors; Beach Erosion and Shore Protection Boards. ; Charts; 6 x 9 1/4; 64 pages; Cover has slight bumping and edge wear, also a few light scuffs. 
Price: 15.25 USD
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5 Barney, Richard W. & Robert W. Loveless How to Make Knives
North Hollywood, CA Beinfeld Publication 1977 091771413X / 9780917714139 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; 11 X 8.80 X 0.90 inches; ix, 182 pages; Softcover has a white spine, with black lettering. Some rubbing, scuffing, bumping, sunning to covers, with light water marks on rear cover. Last 40 pages also show slight signs of exposure to water. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w photographs and drawings. 'Using hand tools, machine tools and the forging methods the authors cover each subject carefully and thoroughly'. There is an endless fascination with making knives, for practical purposes, for beauty, for fantasy. But they all require the skill of a bladesmith. 
Price: 19.75 USD
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6 Bob Drake Reproductions Inc. Street & Original: 1932-1948 Ford Parts Catalog Summer 1988: Catalog #18
Grants Pass, OR Bob Drake Reproductions, Inc. 1988 First Edition Thus Plastic comb binding Very Good+ 
Paper cover is black cardboard bound with a black plastic comb. Overall pages are clean and tight; except as noted. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photos and drawings of parts. Insides of both covers are one big ad for company. Catalog is divided into 26, alphabetically organized sections, with index 347-352. Out of print catalog, very hard to find. Oversized, 4#. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 x 11; 352 pages; Cover may be different from that pictured. Soft cover has rubbing/scuffing, light shelf wear, some bumping and creasing, little nicks; top of first 12 or so pages show exposure to damp, but doesn't interfere with text or pictures; table of contents page has some black scuffing marks. Light corner curl, as if thumbed through several times. 
Price: 25.50 USD
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7 Bracco, Frediano V. , Ed. Turbulent Reactive Flows Numbers 1-6
New York City Gordon and Breach Science Publishers 1976 Softcover Very Good 
Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photos, diagrams, formulae, charts. Extremely scarce scientific periodical. Combustion Science and Technology is an international journal which provides for open discussion and prompt publication of new results, discoveries and developments in the ..field of combustion. Contains 12 articles by various contributors. ; Combustion Science and Technology Series; Vol. 13; B&W Illustrations; 7 1/2 x 10 1/2; 275 pages; Cover has edge wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing, some minor creasing, slight fraying at top and tail of spine; owner's name neatly blacked out in top corner, front. A few pages have some creasing of corners. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Bradley, J. N. , Ed. Combustion And Flame The Journal of the Combustion Institute, Number 1
New York City Elsevier 1977 Softcover Very Good+ 
Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w figures, charts, diagrams and formulae. Has 9 articles by various authors, etc. An extremely scarce copy of this esoteric journal, which is still in publication. ; Vol. 28; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10; 108 pages; Cover has slight edge wear and bumping, scuffing/rubbing. Owner's name neatly blacked out, in top, front corner. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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9 Brown, Hugh A. Radio Frequency Electrical Measurements First Edition
New York Mcgraw Hill Book Company, Inc. 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Cover is dark blue with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Chapters are: Measurement of Capacitance; Measurement of Inductance; Measurement of Resistance; Measurement of Frequency; Antenna Measurements; Electromagnetic-Wave Measurements; Thermonic-Tube Coefficients; Electromotive Force, Current, Power; Measurement of Wave Form; Transmitter, Reciever and Piezo-Electric Measurements; 7 appendices. ; Charts, Tables & Graphs; 6 x 9; 386 pages; Cover has shelf wear, rubbing, bumping, residue of damp stain marks. Light scuffing on end papers. Previous owner's name stamped in gold at bottom of front cover. Slight musty smell. This is the 1931 First Edition. 
Price: 31.50 USD
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10 Cady, Francis E. and Henry B. Dates Illuminating Engineering: 1925 Edition Prepared by a Staff of Specialists for Students and Engineers
New York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1925 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
1925, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ,486 pp; possible first edition. Prepared by a Staff of Specialists for Students and Engineers, in the subtitle. Cover is burgundy with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 100+ charts, tables, photos, diagrams. Chapters are: Physics of Light Production; Light Sources; Photometry; Physiological Optics; Fundamental Principles of Illumination; Light, Shade and Color; Daylight; Residence Lighting; Lighting of Public Buildings; Commercial Lighting; Industrial Lighting; Sign and Display Lighting; Street Lighting; Light Projection. Oversized, 3.5# ; Charts, Tables & Graphs; 6 x 9 1/4; 486 pages; Cover has shelf wear, bumping, fading/sunning, and damp markings. Owner's name written on front end paper. Pages vii/viii has 2 1/2" closed tear. Slight musty aroma. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Agricultural And Environmental Resource Economics, Carlson, Gerald A. , David Zilberman, and John A. Miranowski
11 Carlson, Gerald A. , David Zilberman, and John A. Miranowski Agricultural And Environmental Resource Economics
New York Oxford University Press 1993 0195076516 / 9780195076516 Hardcover Near Fine 
Covers are boards. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid-free paper. Illustrated with hundreds of graphs, charts, equations, etc. Some of the chapters are: Some Microeconomics of Agricultural Resource Use; Economics of Nonrenewable and Renewable Resources; Pesticides and Pest Management; Economics of Water Use in Agriculture; index. Oversized, 4#. ; Remainder; Charts, Tables & Graphs; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; 528 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing; black remainder mark. 
Price: 11.75 USD
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12 Center For American Architecture and Design The Final Decade Architectural Issues for the 1990s and Beyond
New York Rizzoli 1992 0847855538 / 9780847855537 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with 100+ color and b/w photos and b/w drawings. Contains eight essays, each by a different author[s]. Oversized. ; Center, a Journal for Architecure in America Series; Vol. 7; Photographs; 8 1/4 x 11; 122 pages; Cover has edge wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing along spine and across back. Bottom corner is bumped on cover and pages. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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13 Clason Edward and Anders Franzen Wasa Fynd Och Bargning
Stockholm Nordiska Uppslagbocker AB, Stockholm 1959 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket 
Cover is yellow with green lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 50+ b/w photos and drawings. Tipped in is a newspaper article, in English, from "The Detroit News" 3 January 1971. Text is in Swedish. Article says 'Detroit is to get an inside view of the Wasa, the Swedish navy ship that was a disaster in the 17th century but has proved a triumph in the 20th...64-gun ship, the most heavily aremed battlewagon of her day, when she turned turtle and sank 10 August 1628 on her maiden voyage. ' Shades of the Titanic! Of her crew of 200 men, 50 drowned. The ship is on permanent display in Stockholm, in a specially built museum from 1990. Looks to be a recovered and displayed ship, similar to the "Mary Rose" in Portsmouth, England, the warship of Henry VIII. Oversized. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 64 pages; Cover has some light edge wear, bumping; sunning on front end paper; inscription [in Swedish? ] on front endpaper. Pages 3563 have water ripples on bottom corner, but does not intrude into text. DJ has tears, creases, rubbing, bumping, fading; in a Brodart cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Crosbie, Michael J. Centerbrook Reinventing American Architecture
Rockport, MA Rockport Publishers 1993 1564960536 / 9781564960535 First Edition Second Printing; Hardcover New in Near Fine dust jacket 
1993 New reprint, by Rockport Publishers, Rockport, MA. Cover is dark green with silver lettering on spine. Green endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Printed on high quality, glossy paper. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of color photos and b/w plans. The firm has designed everything from private homes, laboratories, water treatment plant, auditoriums, a winery, various business centers, museums, a private library, etc.. Oversized, 4#. ; Color Illustrations; 10 1/4 x 10; 192 pages; Slight bumping and edge wear to cover. DJ has some edge wear and rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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15 Dark, Sidney London 1924 Edition
London Macmillan and Co. , Limited 1924 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Joseph Pennell 
Hardcover is dark blue with gold crest in center of front; gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; has deckled edges; gilt top of text block. Extensively illustrated with 55 b/w drawings by joseph pennell. According to the list of illustrations, these were created in 1908 but not reproduced before this volume. Tissue paper is still present between title page and frontispiece. A word and pictorial of London, as it was in 1908-1924 [and before the London Blizt of World War II changed much of the landscape, destroying or damaging countless historic and important buildings]. Reading through the table of contents and list of illustrations I see so many of my favorite spots to visit in what is the most incredible city, walking forever, seeing modern buildings next to centuries old ones....truly lovely and magical tour of a city, besides a bit of time travel, to over 80 years ago. ; B & W illustrations; 7 x 10 1/4; xi, 176 pages; 1924 edition. Cover has some shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping; spine is slightly faded with sunning. End papers have some yellowing, seems to be transfer from glue from paper covering the boards. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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16 Department Of Opthamology, Henry Ford Health System Eyes On Design 2014: Sunday June 15, 2014 Automotive Design's Influence on Popular Culture
No Place Henry Ford Health System 2014 First Edition First Printing; Soft Cover New 
Exhibition Catalogue Series; B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 114 pages; Official event program. Soft cover has a white spine with black lettering. Includes advertising. Lavishly illustrated with color and b/w photographs and a map of the magnificent grounds of the historic Eleanor and Edsel Ford Estate, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. "...The Eyes on Design Show is the world's only car show to focus on the emotion and character of automotive design. Bringing together some 250 concept cars in one place is the secret of the show's success that has been driven by the enthusiastic assistance of automotive design executives. In addition to vehicles from various automakers, the event also features concept cars by invitation from some of the world's most renowned vintage automobile collectors and restorers. The vehicles shown at the annual event are by invitation. Judging in numerous classes is "based not on the quality of the restoration or authenticity"; rather it is on the basis of their "the design character, emotional appeal and artistic excellence of the vehicle." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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17 Department Of The Army Research And Development Of Materiel Maintainability Engineering
Washington, D. C. U. S. Government Printing Office 1966 Hardcover Very Good 
Cover is maroon with gold lettering on front and spine. Printed in June, 1966. Has number '705-1' stamped on front. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with b/w charts, diagrams, tables and one pullout diagram. Some of the chapters are: Maintainability Engineering; Analysis and Prediction; Design Factors; Human Factors; Assurance Procedures; Product Life Cycle Model; Performance Data. Scarce title. ; Department of the Army Pamphlet Series; Vol. 1/1/0705; Charts, Tables & Graphs; 6 x 9 1/2; 262 pages; NOT A FORMER LIBRARY BOOK! Cover has rubbing, edge wear, bumping, scuffing, sunning, few minor scrapes across the back; set of letters/numbers neatly written in upper corner of front cover and owner's name written neatly on bottom of front; name stamped on front free end paper. 
Price: 22.25 USD
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18 Dolan, Michael The American Porch An Informal History of an Informal Place
Guilford, CT The Lyons Press 2002 1585746630 / 9781585746637 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Cover is blue with black lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w and color photographs. "...relates the colorful and surprising history of the porch in this lively journey through architecture, literature, film, photography, and pop culture, from ancient Greece to modern day..." Interesting take on a usually taken-for-granted part of a building, particularly on a residence. ; Photographs; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4; 346 pages; Cover has slight bumping. DJ has light shelf wear and rubbing. Price sticker on back of DJ. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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19 Edgar, Danny K. , Petty Officer First Class (Sw) , U S N and Craig E. Burgess, Educator and Poet The Green Wave And The Navy: The History Of The U S S Benfold (d D G-65)
Wenatchee, WA Redrosebush Press 1999 0965190951 / 9780965190954 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Near Fine 
Cover is glazed boards. Inside front cover is coat of arms of the USS Benfold; inside rear cover is coat of arms of Audubon. Pages are clean and tight. Signed on title page by author Edgar E. Burgess, 5/12/00. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of color and b/w photos and drawings. The USS Benfold was commissioned on 30 March, 1996. Building started on 12 October, 1992, in Pascagoula, Mississippi; the destroyer was named after Medal of Honor Winner Edward C. Benfold, built for the USN Pacific fleet, equipped with Aegis Weapons System. States on copyright page 'first printing'. Chapters are: History of Audubon; History of St. Mary's Episcopal Church; History of a hero: Edward C. Benfold, USN; History of a ship: the USS BENFOLD (DDG-65) ; Green Wave and the Navy: History of a Friendship; The Future: 'Onward with Valor' into the 21st Century; about the authors; bibliography. Very oversized, 1 3/4" thick; 6#. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 492 pages; Cover has light bumping and shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing; residue of black mark through bar code on back cover. May have had a CD originally with the book, but now missing. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 13.50 USD
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20 Everest, F. Alton and Mike Shea How To Build A Small Budget Recording Studio From Scratch...with 12 Tested Designs: Second Edition [2/e]
Blue Ridge Summit, PA Tab Books Inc. 1988 0830691669 / 9780830691661 Second Edition First Printing; Hardcover Near Fine 
Hardcover is yellow with black lettering on spine and front. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. First edition is from 1979; this second edition is from 1988. Lavishly illustrated with dozens and dozens of b/w drawings, diagrams, graphs, etc. Chapters include: Elements Common to All Studios; Audiovisual Budget Recording Studio; Studio Built in a Residence; Studios for a Commercial Radio Station; Multiple Studios; Bits and Pieces of Acoustical Lore; Acoustic Equations; Acoustic Materials; Electronics and Acoustics; four appendices; references; index. ; B& W diagrams, drawings, graphs, etc. ; 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 ; 295 pages; Very slight bumping and shelf wear. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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