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Image for Captured By Aliens: The Seach for Life and Truth in a Very Large Universe

Captured By Aliens: The Seach for Life and Truth in a Very Large Universe

By: Achenbach, Joel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002482

ISBN: 0684848562

Condition: Near Fine


415 pp., notes, index. Nearly new, no markings. A Washington Post reporter gives a readable, witty layman's account of the evidence for extraterrestrial life and what scientists are doing about it. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Illustrated Corvette Buyer's Guide (Motorbooks International Illustrated Buyer's Guide)

By: Antonick, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Osceola, Wisc., Motorbooks International: 1997

Edition: 4th Edition.

Seller ID: 010151

ISBN: 0760302502

Condition: Very Good


176 pp. on coated stock. Acetate on front cover is crinkled, but otherwise book is lightly used. No markings. Includes index and reading list. Numerous b&w photos on nearly every page. A guide to collecting and investing in vintage Corvettes from 1953 to the 1997 model. Many tables of specifications for each model year. Front cover shows a 1993 blue split window coupe. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

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The Media Lab

By: Brand, Stewart

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: 000552

ISBN: 0140097015

Condition: Good


205 pp. with 200 pp. of color photographs. An overview of MIT's communications laboratory and its impact on wider technology, implications for the future. Written for the layman. Subtitle: Inventing the Future at MIT. Rear cover corners creased, light wear. No markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Pocket Companion for Engineers, Architects and Builders Containing Useful Information and Tables Appertaining to the Use of Steel

By: Carnegie Steel Co.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Carnegie Steel Co.: 1917

Edition: 19th Edition.

Seller ID: 009735


440 pp. Pebbled leatherette front and rear cover heavily chipped along fore edge and mostly separated from backing. Gilt titling mostly still intact. Text clean. Previous owner's name on title page, no other markings. Many tables for measuring strength of steel. Curious artifact from the era when American steel industry was in its glory days. Size: 12mo -- 7.5 In Tall View more info

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Chilton's Truck and Van Repair Manual 1979-86

By: Chilton

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Radnor, Pennsylvania, Chilton Book Co.: 1986

Edition: Collector's Edition.

Seller ID: 004076

ISBN: 0801976553

Condition: Very Good


1423 pp. Light rubbing on spine, binding very sturdy. Text lightly toned but very clean, grease spot on just one or two pages. No markings. The automotive repair bible has sections on 11 major manufacturers and 19 different categories of repair. Numerous diagrams, extensive troubleshooting guide at the rear. This edition is Chilton Part No. 7655, cover is marked "Collector's Edition." Note: This monster weighs well over 5 pounds, may require a dollar or two of ex... View more info

Voices from the Sky: Previews of the Coming Space Age

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1965

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000267

Condition: Good


Essays on how scientific advances in space may affect life in coming decades. Library markings, edges yellowed. Tape adhesive on cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Introduction to Practical Infra-red Spectroscopy

By: Cross, A.D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Butterworths: 1964

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006026

Condition: Good +


86 pp., with fold-out table, index, numerous charts and tables. Thumbed, some crinkling of laminate on covers, upper area of booklet somewhat curled. Page 41 has a tear. No markings, still sturdy. An introduction to the field for students of organic chemistry. View more info

The Power of Print -- and Men

By: Dreier, Thomas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brooklyn NY, Mergenthaler Linotype Co.: 1963

Seller ID: 009197

Condition: Very Good


165 pp. From the library of the (Daytona Beach) News-Journal with large "Property of" stampings on front and rear endpapers. Front hinge mostly exposed, binding still fairly firm. Foxing on end papers and apparently 2, front and rear, have been ripped out. Text complete. No markings. Brown and gray art deco covers, matching abstract Art Deco color illustrations setting off each chapter. Rear material includes a 25-pp script of a radio show titled "Salute to t... View more info

Drafting Technology

By: Earle, James H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Reading, Mass., Addison Wesley Publishing Co.: 1986

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 005654

ISBN: 0201102390

Condition: Very Good +


669 pp., plus 82 pp. of appendices. Slight edgewear to spine, still close to new, no markings in text. Detailed college-level textbook on drafting, especially as applied to manufacturing. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

The Practical Pocket Guide for Field and Office

By: Engineering News-Record

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Engineering News-Record: 1937

Seller ID: 009746

Condition: Fair


407 pp. Half of tan spine cloth detached but laid in for future repair. Spine slant, quarter-sized heavily rubbed spot on front board. Binding weak but endpapers and joints still intact. Text clean. Various construction hints for engineers and architects. Anecdotes about recent projects. Several b&w photos. Pocket-sized format. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall By 3.25 in Wide View more info

PA-2013 Motherboard Manual

By: First International Computer

Price: $5.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004661

Condition: Very Good


58 pp. No publication data but probable pub. date is circa 1998. Part No. 2510864-02. Doc No. 16449. Distributed by FIC, First International Computer. Technical guide to the AMD PA-2013 Motherboard, with information on installation, settings, modifications, bios setup, etc. Numerous diagrams and tables. Clean, sturdy. View more info

1994 Chevrolent Caprice and Buick Roadmaster Service Manual -- Books 1 and 2

By: General Motors

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Warren Mich., General Motors: 1193

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009050

Condition: Good


Books 1 and 2 of the official GM "B-Carline" service manuals for the 1993 Chevolet Caprice and Buiick Roadmaster. Rippled text block but still firm. All pages intact. Light soil, thumbed, cover creasing. Brownish dampstain on spine of Book 1. Text clean. More than 1500 pages of technical information, diagrams, diagnostic information, emissions detail, etc. Sold as set only View more info

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Twin Towers: The Life of New York City's World Trade Center

By: Gillespie, Angus Kress

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint..

Seller ID: 010155

ISBN: 0813527422

Condition: Near Fine


263 pp. plus several diagrams of the structures. Nearly new, tiny line on top edge near spine (library sale marking). The history of the development of the Twin Towers project, built in 1976, and a snapshot of daily activity in the buildings. Book was written prior to the 9-11 attack and does not discuss the 1993 terrorist bombing of a parking garage in the World Trade Center complex. Size: 8v0 -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

America Can Compete

By: Gooch, James; George, Michael, and Montgomery, Douglas

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dallas, Institute of Business Technology: 1986

Seller ID: 000198

Condition: Very Good


Manufacturing how-to book, using concepts of statistical process control to reduce defects and costs to meet Japanese competition, a major issue of the time. Lib Cong. No. 86-083324. View more info

Series III Service Manual (Jaguar, Daimler)

By: Jaguar Cars Ltd. Technical Publications

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Coventry, England, Jaguar Cars Ltd.: 1988

Seller ID: 003524

Condition: Good


Stiff glossy dark green wrapper. Slight edgewear. Thumbed and yellowish water stain in top corner of rear cover. Glue residue of address label on title page. Some soil to cover. Sturdy binding. Contains 86 sections with probably 300-plus pages. A detailed technical guide to Jaguar and Daimler Series III vehicles. Written in British English with Britisk automotive terms ("boot," etc.) A multitude of diagrams, charts, etc. View more info

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Ford Ranger Pick-ups 1993 thru 2011: 1993 thru 2011 all models - Also includes 1994 thru 2009 Mazda B2300, B2500, B3000, B4000 (Haynes Repair Manual)

By: Jorgenden, Eric; Ahlstrand, Alan and Haynes, John H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newbury Park, Calif., Haynes North America: 2013

Seller ID: 010005

ISBN: 1620920492

Condition: Near Fine


300-plus pages, numerous b&w detail photos and diagrams. Almost new, no stains or markings. Spine uncreased. Size: 4to - 10.25 in Tall View more info

A New History of Stereotyping

By: Kubler, George

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, SelfPublished: 1941

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010330

Condition: Fair -


361 pp. Book in fragile condition with most of spine rubbled away, boards attached but loose, some grease marks on rear cover. Text clean, numerous plates. OK as reading copy. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

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The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence

By: Kurzweil, Ray

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin Books: 2000

Edition: 7th Printing.

Seller ID: 010270

ISBN: 0140282025

Condition: Very Good


388 pp., including large sections for glossary, timeline, bibliography and list of resources, index. Light wear, spine uncreased. No markings. A pioneer in speech recognition software offers projections about the next century of development in artificial intelligence, reaching a point of surpassing human minds. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

Logitech Wheel Mouse Guide

By: Logitech

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 1999

Seller ID: 004662

Condition: Very Good


Packet of "Getting Started" materials for the Logitech Wheel Mouse for desktop computers. Includes foldout brochure, 2 copies of 8 pp. "Getting Started" guide in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese, plus 1 16 pp. guide of ergonomic pointers, also in 4 languages. View more info

Mergenthaler Fonts for the V-I-P Phototypesetter

By: Mergenthaler Linotype Co.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Mergenthaler Linotype Co.:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009218

Condition: Very Good


72 pp. mostly on heavy card stock and glossy stock. Light yellowing of the left portion of white cover. Lower 1 inch of cover's left side has separated from plastic spiral, rest of spiral binding intact. Clean, no markings. A catalog of various type fonts sold by Mergenthaler for its photo typesetting equipment. The catalog is undated, but probably about 1960. An embossed gilt seal showing Ottmar Mergenthaler is pasted on the upper right section of the front cover; a por... View more info