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STRENGTH OF METAL AIRCRAFT ELEMENTS.  ANC-5 BULLETIN.
1 STRENGTH OF METAL AIRCRAFT ELEMENTS. ANC-5 BULLETIN.
Washington Munitions Board Aircraft Committee, Subcommittee on Air Force-Navy-Civil Aircraft Design Criteria 1951 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good - 
125 pp, 10 1/4" H. Figures, tables. ANC-5 June 1951 Ammendment-1, 9 April 1952 taped in at rear. Chapter headings: General; Steel; Aluminum Alloys; Magnesium Alloys; Miscellaneous Metals. Interior - previous owner has updated, asterisked and neatly written cross references in black ink on some pages; small tear at top edge of pages 115 to end of book - archivally taped; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - previous owner's name in ink at top of front cover, one small corner crease on front cover, one small edge tear archivally taped at top of rear cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
A LITERARY & HISTORICAL ATLAS OF AMERICA.  EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY NO. 553., Bartholomew, J.G.  Revised By Samuel McKee.
2 Bartholomew, J.G. Revised By Samuel McKee. A LITERARY & HISTORICAL ATLAS OF AMERICA. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY NO. 553.
London J.M. Dent & Sons 1930 Revised and Enlarged Edition. Hard Cover Good Very Good 
242 pp, 6 13/16" H. Map endpapers, decorated title page. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w maps, plus 8 plates depicting coins. "The transformation, bit by bit, of a wilderness into the category of a Europeanized civilization may be comprehended from a series of maps which shows the ever advancing line of settlement as it first gnawed away the forests of the sea coast, and then after trickling through mountain passes, seeped across the plains to be stopped finally by the Pacific Ocean. Waterways, roads, and more recently, the railroads, have contributed to the movement of the past towards the fulfilment of the present. The following maps portray the expanding movements of new nations as two continents were wrested from a wilderness. The coloured maps locate states, towns, waterways, advancing frontiers, routes of travel, population densities, and industries. The black and white maps, besides those showing battle alignments and military campaigns, contain many specimens of early maps with their quaint antiquarian charm." Includes "A Brief Survey of the Coinage of North and South America" by G.C. Brooke, "A Gazetteer of Towns and Places in America having a Literary or Historic Interest", "Contributions to the Literature of the United States" and an Index. Book is lightly cocked, light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear, very small old ink mark on bottom of text block, rubbing with slight color loss on covers, cloth is split on hinges - repaired, small edge tear on free front endaper - archivally taped. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny chip at top of spine, slight fading to spine and flap-fold color. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BRITAIN'S WEATHER:  ITS WORKINGS, LORE AND FORECASTING., Bowen, David.
3 Bowen, David. BRITAIN'S WEATHER: ITS WORKINGS, LORE AND FORECASTING.
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1969. 
310 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, maps, tables, etc. Contents: The Clouds; The Elements; The Meteorologists; The Weather Charts; The Forecasts; The British Climate; Local Weather; Weather Lore; The Barometer; Wea ther Round the Year; Weather Cycles; Weather and Warfare; Weather Control; Climate, Weather, and Man; Work for the Amateur; Chapter References; Bibliography; Appendices; Index. 1" x 3" ghost label mark on title page, very light edge wear, m i n o r w r i nkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has been price clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling, creases at bottom of spine, small tear at top of rear hinge - archivally taped. Very Good/Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WEATHER FLYING.  REVISED AND ENLARGED THIRD EDITION., Buck, Robert N.  Introduction by Wolfgang Langewiesche.
4 Buck, Robert N. Introduction by Wolfgang Langewiesche. WEATHER FLYING. REVISED AND ENLARGED THIRD EDITION.
Macmillan, New York, 1988, revised and enlarged third edition. 
311 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0025180215 B&w photographs, drawings, maps. "Revised and updated, this edition includes: New ways to obtain weather information before and in flight using national TV coverage and the new-st yle FSS stations; An expanded section on the use of satellite pictures, including new illustrations; A simple explanation of wind shear and its avoidance, with an appraisal of the new instrumention to help fly through it; The latest informatio n o n r adar and its use, and the importance of Stormscope, especially for smaller aircraft." Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Fine/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ECOLOGY FOR GARDENERS., Carroll, Steven B. & Salt, Steven D.
5 Carroll, Steven B. & Salt, Steven D. ECOLOGY FOR GARDENERS.
Portland Timber Press 2005 0881926116 / 9780881926118 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Errol D. Hooper Jr. 
328 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Colour photographs, b&w drawings. "(T)he authors look at the structure, development, genetics, and reproduction of plants, the most prominent actors in garden ecosystems. They describe other garden organisms, focusing on those with the most influential roles - insects, nematodes, and microorganisms - as well as garden denizens ranging from microscopic prions to elephants. (They) explore nutrient cycles, sunlight, air, water, and the soil - the physical environment within which garden organisms live and function - and they consider the ways plants function in their environment and form communities. They then examine the intricate interactions among garden-dwelling organisms, ranging from the harmful to the beneficial. Once this groundwork is laid, they introduce humans into the garden ecosystem and consider how gardeners can use ecological principles to wisely manage their garden ecosystems. Throughout the book, the authors cite hundreds of examples drawn from personal experience and from the gardening and ecological literature. It becomes clear that gardens - whether a group of potted plants on a patio, a few beds carved out of a lawn, or extensive plantings over several acres - are indeed connected to the natural world in endless and important ways." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few tiny dents on spine and hinges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
INTERPLANETARY FLIGHT: AN INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONAUTICS., Clarke, Arthur C.
6 Clarke, Arthur C. INTERPLANETARY FLIGHT: AN INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONAUTICS.
London Temple Press 1952 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
164 pp, 7 1/2" H. Reprint. Technical Trends Series. 15 b&w plates (collated), plus additional tables & figures in the text. Contents: Preface; Historical Survey; The Earth's Gravitational Field; The Rocket; The Problem of Escape by Rocket; The Earth-Moon Journey; Interplanetary Flight; The Atomic Rocket; Spaceships and Space Stations; Subsidiary Problems; Opening Frontiers; Mathematical Appendix; Bibliography; Index. Very minor edge wear, previous owner's name in ink on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has minor edge wear; very light edge wrinkling; fading to yellow color on spine/hinge areas, flap-folds and top edge of flaps; one or two very tiny edge tears/chips. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
7 Cornetet, Wendell H. METHODS OF MEASUREMENT.
Grosset & Dunap, New York, 1943, reprint. 
135 pp, 4to, hard cover (no dust jacket) with ruler and protractor in pocket at rear. Profusely in b&w with drawings and photos. Covers: Linear Measure; Outside and Inside Calipers; Micrometer Calipers, Vernier Calipers; Geometrical Measurements; Commonly Used Gages; Wood and Metal Fastening Screws; Manufacture and Measurement of Nails; Weights and Volumes; Density; Measuring Density of Liquids and Solids; Specific Gravity; Determining Specific Gravity of Solids; ...Determining Special Properties of Materials; Measuring Elasticity; Measuring Tensile Strength of Wire; Heat and Termperature, etc., etc. with reports and tests. Interior - pages browning lightly, minor soiling, otherwise sound. Exterior - light edge wear, light rubbing, darkening to text block edges, three small liquid marks on rear board. A Good reference copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
8 Del Rey, Lester. THE MYSTERIOUS SEA.
Philadelphia Chilton 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Good- Good- Jacket design by Leon Leiderman. 
198 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). Contents: Foreword: The Eternal Frontier; Water, Water Everywhere (Improbable Element / The Wild Waves / Time and Tide); The Ancient Challenge (Lore and Legend / Bell, Sub and Scuba / Mapping the Unknown); The Vasty Deeps (Down to the Sea / The Great Abyss / Rift in Reality); The Waters of Life (In the Beginning / Every Shape and Form / The Ultimate Adaptations); Bounty from the Sea (Hydroponics Unlimited / Storehouse for Eternity / The Disconcerting Dolphin); Challenge for Tomorrow (Ten Billion Plus / Treasure Trove / Project Mohole); Index. Light to heavy color fading at top and bottom edges of spine/boards and on spine; light edge wear; tiny foxint marks on edges of text block; one slight corner bump. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, small edge tears with creases, rubbing and soiling on rear panel; a few small scuffs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AWARE (AVIATION WEATHER ALL READY FOR EMERGENCY).  AVIATION WEATHER...PLAYING BY THE RULES., Gagnon, Yves.
9 Gagnon, Yves. AWARE (AVIATION WEATHER ALL READY FOR EMERGENCY). AVIATION WEATHER...PLAYING BY THE RULES.
Environment Canada, (Ottawa), 1990. 
248 pp, small 4to (10" H), soft cover. ISBN 0662181751 Maps, drawings, graphs. Contents: The atmosphere; Clouds; Moisture and temperature; Pressure; Wind; Stability and instability - vertical motion; Air masses; The structure of fronts; Conditio ns at the cold front, the warm front and the trowal; Formation of clouds and fog; Visibility; Aircraft icing; Thunderstorms; Turbulence and mountain waves; Flight planning information; Hourly reports; Aviation forecasts; Pilot reports; Weather r a d a r ; Weather satellites; Decoding standard abbreviations; Weather information for aviation; Solutions to Exercises. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light rubbing, two tiny corn e r cr ea se s. Very Good+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
REPORT ON BOW RIVER POWER AND STORAGE INVESTIGATIONS.  SEASONS 1911-12-13. SESSIONAL PAPER NO. 25e.  WATER RESOURCES PAPER NO. 2., Hendry, M.C.
10 Hendry, M.C. REPORT ON BOW RIVER POWER AND STORAGE INVESTIGATIONS. SEASONS 1911-12-13. SESSIONAL PAPER NO. 25e. WATER RESOURCES PAPER NO. 2.
Ottawa Department of The Interior, Water Power Branch 1914 Stapled in Wraps Good 
345 pp, 9 3/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs (48 - including frontispiece), diagrams (29), tables (24) - (collated). ***Please note: the Table of Contents references a pocket containing maps and plans, but this is not present.*** Chapter Headings: Summary of Investigations; Bow River; Ice; Meteorological Phenomena; Run-Off; Existing Developments (Au Claire Plant / Lake Louise Plant / Horseshoe Falls Plant / Kananaskis Falls Plant / Market / Growth of Power Demand Investigation); Possible Developments (General / Bow Fort Site / Estimates of Cost / Mission Site / Estimates of Cost / Ghost Site / Estimates of Cost / Radnor Site / Estimates of Cost / Cascade Power Plant); Storage (Storage / Lake Minnewanka / Spray River and Lakes / Creation of Storage at Spray Lake / Bow Lake Storage / Estimated Cost); Elbow River; Additional Storage Inspections (Kananaskis River and Lakes / Cost / Hector Lake / Pipestone Creek / Baker Creek / Johnston Creek / Vermilion and Redearth Creeks / Brewster Creek / Ghost River); Benefits of Storage; Irrigation; Appendices; Index. Interior - minor rust on staples, small bump to top corner of rear half of pages and very small bump to top corner of front half of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - 1" tear at top and bottom of front hinge, some soft edge wrinkling, very small ink stain and two rub lines on front cover, very small pieces missing from top of spine, wrinkling on spine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
CRAM'S WORLD GLOBE MANUAL AND QUIZ BOOK WITH GEOGRAPHICAL INDEX., N/A
11 N/A CRAM'S WORLD GLOBE MANUAL AND QUIZ BOOK WITH GEOGRAPHICAL INDEX.
George F. Cram, Indianapolis, Indiana, c1954. 
96 pp, 8 1/2" H, soft cover. B&w illustrations. Designed to complement a globe for study. Contents: Introduction; The Earth (Shape and Size - Inclination - Motions - Rotation - Revolution - The Plane of the Earth's Orbit - Longitude - Latitude - Locations on the Earth's Surface - Degrees - Measuring Distance on the Globe); Time (Solar Time - Standard [Artificial] Time - Time Dial - International Date Line); The Analemma; Influences of the Sun's Light and Heat (Light - The Earth's Position b y Months in Relation to the Sun - Equinoxes - Solstices - Temperature on the Earth - Zones); The Earth in Space (The Ecliptic Line on the Globe - Perihelion and Aphelion - Zodiac - Signs of the Zodiac); The Heavenly Bodies in Relation to t h e E a r t h ( The Sun - The Planets); The Moon; Tides; Alphabetical Index of Places on Cram's Terrestrial Globes; Geographical Quiz (Puzzlers - Do You Know Your Capitals? - To What Country Would You Go To See: - Quiz Answers). Interior - clean an d t ig ht w it h n o previous ownership marks. Exterior - soft bump to bottom corner of textblock, bump to bottom of spine, very light edge wear, light soiling, light browning to edges of textblock, small stains from staples on rear cover, tiny ar ea s of wea r a t s ta pl es on front cover. Good reference copy only. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FLY THE ENGINE., Thomas, Kas.
12 Thomas, Kas. FLY THE ENGINE.
TBO Advisor Books, Old Greenwich, CT, 1993. 
223 pp, 8 1/2" H, soft cover. B&w illustrations. "With the increasing sophistication of piston-powered light aircraft has come an increasing need for authoritative guidance on how to operate aircraft engines for optimal performance and reliability . (This book) rises to the occasion with no-nonsense, hands-on advice from one of the country's foremost authorities on aircraft engines. Brimming with anecdotes and real-world examples culled from 25 years of flying, (it) sheds needed ligh t o n s u ch subjects as how to interpret a rough runup, how to lean a fuel-injected engine for climb and descent (as well as cruise), how to troubleshoot inflight engine problems, what to do in the event of valve sticking, and much more." Interi or - cl e an and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, book slightly cocked, light crease down front hinge, light indentation line down front cover near hinge. Very Good 
Price: 45.00 USD
 


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