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BALL, Norman R.
"MIND, HEART, AND VISION": professional engineering in Canada 1887 to 1987
(Ottawa): National Museum of Science and Technology / Engineering Centennial Board, 1987.
Squarish quarto, black boards. pp (xii), 176. Photos and drawings, notes, index. Ink gift inscription on half-title leaf, else fine. Dust jacket has sunning to spine and margins of panels, else fine. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$14.95                          Book Number: 45698                          Order / Enquire

BARLOW, Peter, F.R.S.
AN ESSAY ON THE STRENGTH AND STRESS OF TIMBER, founded upon experiments at the Royal Military Academy...Preceded by an historical review of former theories and experiments...Also an appendix on the strength of iron, and other materials
London: Printed for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, 1826.
Third edition, corrected (first was 1817). Octavo, pp (2), xviii, 306, (2, ads), 16 (ads) + 6 folding plates at rear; tables in text. Bound in original drab boards, paper spine label. Spine and label a bit darkened; wear to spine ends; backstrip neatly reattached, with, paper gaps at joints but still firm; inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper; soiling to upper rear cover; ink name and abrasion from removed label inside front cover; 1832 ink name in top margin of title page; occasional foxing and yellowing to text; foxing to folding plates; small ink drop on fore edges but with scant penetration into text margins; in all, a VG copy in original state. This was the first major British book on the strength of materials and remained a standard text for over 50 years, going into seven editions. The first two editions are rare, making this the first readily findable edition of an important British engineering book.
$595.00                          Book Number: 36951                          Order / Enquire

Davis, S.H. and J.L. Lumley, editors
Frontiers in Fluid Mechanics: A Collection of Research Papers Written in Commemoration of the 65th Birthday of Stanley Corrsin
Berlin: Springer, 1985.
Yellow boards, pp 289. Fine copy, no owner marks.
$50.00                          Book Number: 47451                          Order / Enquire

Kazakos, Dimitri ; P. Papantoni-Kazakos
Detection and Estimation
Computer Science Press / W.H. Freeman, 1989.
Glossy boards. pp 428, indexed Mild cover wear, else a fine copy, no owner marks. Electrical engineering, communications, and signal processing series.
$34.95                          Book Number: 47512                          Order / Enquire

KERRY, A. J. and W.A. McDill
Ottawa: Military Engineers Association of Canada, 1962, 1966, 1966.
Two volumes, dark blue cloth, colour endpaper maps. Volume I (1749-1939): (xxii), 389 pp + 6 folding maps and numerous plates. Rubber stamped owner name on front pastedown (hidden by jacket flap), ink owner inscription to top margin of front free endpaper, else near fine. Light blue dust jacket has yellowing to the spine, light soiling, VG otherwise. Volume II (1936-1946) : (xxii), 713 pp + 8 colour folding maps and many photo plates, two maps in text. Rubber stamped owner name on front pastedown (hidden by jacket flap), else fine. Jacket has some yellowing to spine and flap folds, a few nicks, VG. A third volume was published in 1997. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required
$150.00                          Book Number: 23149                          Order / Enquire

ROBERT MYLNE, architect and engineer 1733 to 1811
London: Batsford, 1955.
Octavo, red cloth. pp 220, including inserted plates. Illustrations in text. Small bump to lower outer corner of front cover, VG otherwise, no owner names, in VG dust jacket. About 2/3 of the book is a transcription of Mylne's diary 1762-1810. Robert Mylne, of the distinguished family of Scottish master masons and architects, "was for many years the surveyor of St. Paul's Cathedral and Chief Engineer to the New River Company. His works included Blackfriars Bridge and The Wick, the elegant villa on Richmond Hill."
$18.95                          Book Number: 38990                          Order / Enquire

Rosenstark, Sol
Feedback Amplifier Principles
New York: Macmillan, c1986,
Second printing. Dark grey boards. pp 180, indexed. Fine in fine jacket, no owner marks. Electri
$50.00                          Book Number: 47504                          Order / Enquire

WALKER, Frank Norman, editor (Walter and Francis Shanly)
DAYLIGHT THROUGH THE MOUNTAIN. Letters and Labours of Civil Engineers Walter and Francis Shanly. Research by Gladys Chantler Walker.
Toronto: The Engineering Institute of Canada, (1957)., 1957.
Green cloth, white on green endpaper diagrams. (xiv), 442 pp + plates; illustrations in text, index. Dust jacket has small tears, minor chips, VG. Letters and biography of the Shanly brothers, Canadian civil engineers who were instrumental in the building of Canadian railways, and also the Hoosac Tunnel, North Adams, Mass. "Walter Shanly was General Manager of the longest Railway [Grand Trunk Railway of Canada] in the world at the age of forty, while, until the prairies were crossed, his brother Francis surveyed, located and built more miles of railway in Canada than any other engineer." - page 1.
$25.00                          Book Number: 14406                          Order / Enquire

WEBSTER, George S. and Henry H. Quimby
No place: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1909.
Octavo, pp (423)-461 + 8 plates + 8 folding plans; diargrams in text. Pale grey printed paper covers. Small chips & tears at spine ends neatly repaired; vertical creases; some corner creases; two cancelled postage stamps on rear cover; narrow corner chip to rear cover; else a good, tight copy. Reprinted from Transactions, Vol. LXV, 1909. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
$30.00                          Book Number: 43318                          Order / Enquire

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