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1 EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF DAKOTA 1879
1879 Paperbound Very Good+ Surveying Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" Tables 
Annual Report of Lieutenant Edward Maguire, Corps of Engineers, for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1879. Appendix S S. Includes: REPORT OF SURVEY OF THE MILITARY RESERVATION AT FORT KEOGH, MONTANA, BY TOPOGRAPHICAL ASSISTANT JULIUS J. DURAGE; REPORT OF THE RECONNAISSANCE OF THE MOREAU OR OWL RIVER, DAKOTA, IN 1878 BY LIEUTENANT WILLIAM HOFFMAN, ELEVENTH UNITED STATES INFANTRY; and REPORT ON THE MAMMALS AND BIRDS OF THE GENERAL REGION OF THE BIG HORN RIVER AND MOUNTAINS OF MONTANA TERRITORY, BY CHARLES E. McCHESNEY, ACTING ASSISTANT SURGEON, UNITED STATES ARMY, 1878. pp.2359-2395. Numerous tables. Pages 2371-2384 MAMMALS listed with scientific names, descriptions and tables. Pages 2384-2395 on BIRDS. Disbound. Residue from book remains on spine. Pages 2387-2395 loose but intact. Small stain spot along page edge. Document is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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2 SCIENCE, A Weekly Newspaper of All the Arts and Sciences, January 24, 1890
New York N. D. C. Hodges 1890 Paper Cover Good+ Science Size: Approx. 9" X 12" Maps, Figures (line drawings) 
Some Articles: A Steel Pressure-Blower with illustration of one; The Tobacco-Plant; What Stanley Has Done For The Map of Africa with 2 maps: Central Africa, Before Stanley, and Central Africa, After Stanley; Useful Plants in Guatemala; and The Fiske Range-Finder with 6 illustrations. Under Industrial Notes: The Hulin Diary Calendar with an illustration of one." This unique memorandum calendar, manufactured by John S. Hulin, stationer, combines a diary and a calendar in one". 2 sets of ex-mus. numbers on front cover. Slight soiling and chipping around bottom edge, otherwise exterior is VG. Interior is clean, tight and VG+. 
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3 SCIENCE, August 31, 1883. No. 30.
Cambridge The Science Company 1883 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Etchings, Tables, Graph 
Articles: Notes on the Geology of the Troad, by J.S. Diller; Occurrence of Mound-Builders Pipes in New Jersey, by Charles C. Abbott with an illustration; The Igloo of the Innuit. -III. with 9 illustrations; Minnesota Weather; Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Geology of Philadelphia by Henry Carvill Lewis; The Iroquois Book of Rites; The Evidence for evolution in the history of the extinct Mammalia with a table; A classification of the natural sciences by T. Sterry Hunt with a table; Orbit of the great comet of 1882 by Edgar Frisbie; The tornado at Racine, May 18, 1883 ; A Method for the calibration of a galvanometer with an illustration; The utilization of the sun's rays for warming and ventilating apartments by E. S. Morse; New form of selenium cell, with some remarkable electrical discoveries made by its use; 3 articles by B. F. Thomas: A Method of determining the centre of gravity of a mass with an illustration; Two forms of apparatus for Boyle's law with 2 illustrations; and A new heliostat with an illustration; The static telephone by Prof. A. E. Dolbear; Report of the committee on indexing the literature of chemical elements; The kinetic theory of the specific heat of solids and A kinetic theory of melting boiling by H. T. Eddy; On y-dichlordibrompropionic and y-dichlorbromacrylic acids by C.F. Mabery; The sub-aqueous dissociation of certain salts with a graph; Suggestions for computing the speed of chemical reactions; Twelve months of lysimeter record at the New York agricultural experiment station by E.L. Sturtevant; The composition of American wheat and corn with a table; The sotol, A Mexican forage plant; American butters and their adulterations by H. W. Wiley; A Comparison of terr-cotta lumber with other materials; Improvements in shaping-machines; Regularity of flow in double-cylinder rotary pumps; The early History of the North American Continent; and The Remington Type-Writer by Richard A. Proctor with an illustration. pp. 255-298. Covers are advertisements for Photo-Engraving, Park Place, N.Y. and Electrical Test Instruments.. Additional page front and back with advertisements, before articles. ex.-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Some small chips on side and bottom edges.Spine split up 6" but covers still intact. overall exterior is Good.. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Around borders some age-toning, not on text. 
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4 SCIENCE, October 15, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 193
New York The Science Company 1886 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etchings 
Articles by Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: J. E. OLIVER: Education and the cost of living; H. CARVILL LEWIS: The genesis of the diamond; WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period; H. W. WILEY: Unexplained noises; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN: How astronomers may work. Other articles:"The mounting of Mungo"( African elephant) with 4 illustrations; " A few words about pavements"(Fifth Ave, New York) with 4 illustrations; and "Washington's signature" with 8 different "examples". ex.mus.numbers on front cover. mildly soiled. watermark at top corner of front/back cover -not inside. thin watermark at spine hinge. small chipping around bottom/side edges. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
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5 Congress ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF PRODUCING ELECTRIC POWER (PART 2, VOL. 1). HEARINGS BEFORE THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES NINETY-FIRST CONGRESS SECOND SESSION...
Washington Government Printing Office 1970 Paper Cover Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures 
...in Environmental Effects of Producing Electric Power. Part 2 (Vol. 1). January 27, 28, 29, 30; February 24, 25, 26, 1970. Printed for the use of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. Pages 1109-1861. Green paper covers with black lettering on front and spine. Ex. library stamps and identification numbers on front cover. Cover corners are bumped, creasing to joints and spine, wear to spine ends. Interior pages are different shades of white, cream and brown. Back pages top corner is unclipped and creased. Interior is clean, text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
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6 Hool, George A. and W. S. Kinne (eds.) MOVABLE AND LONG-SPAN STEEL BRIDGES
New York and London McGraw-Hill Book Company 1943 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Engineering Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Figures, Tables 
"...designed to provide the engineer and the student with a reference work covering thoroughly the design and construction of the principal kinds and types of modern civil engineering structures." Compiled by a Staff of Specialists. Revised by R. R. Zipprodt and H. E. Langley. 497 pages with index. Olive green cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed with some tears exposing boards, minor scuffs to cover faces and spine, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Interior pages are browning along edges, otherwise clean. Book in VG- condition. 
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7 Hool, George A. and W. S. Kinne (eds.) STRESSES IN FRAMED STRUCTURES
New York and London McGraw-Hill Book Company 1942 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Engineering Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 3/4" Figures, Tables 
"...designed to provide the engineer and the student with a reference work covering thoroughly the design and construction of the principal kinds and types of modern civil engineering structures." Compiled by a Staff of Specialists. Revised by R. R. Zipprodt and George C. Ernst. 642 pages with index. Olive green cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, minor scuffs to cover faces and spine, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Interior pages are browning along edges, otherwise clean. Book in VG- condition. 
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8 Hool, George A. and W. S. Kinne (eds.) STRUCTURAL MEMBERS AND CONNECTIONS
New York and London McGraw-Hill Book Company 1943 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Engineering Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Figures 
"...designed to provide the engineer and the student with a reference work covering thoroughly the design and construction of the principal kinds and types of modern civil engineering structures." Compiled by a Staff of Specialists. Revised by R. R. Zipprodt and F. N. Menefee. 639 pages with index. Olive green cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, minor scuffs to cover faces and spine, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Cocked spine. Interior pages are browning along edges, otherwise clean. Book in VG- condition. 
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9 House of Representatives BRIDGE ACROSS THE POTOMAC 1836
Blair & Rives, Printers 1836 Paperbound Very Good District of Columbia Table 
Letter from The Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting A Report on the progress of the work on the Bridge across the River Potomac. 24th Congress, 1st Session. Doc. No. 53. House of Representatives. Treas.Dept. January 12, 1836. "It gives me great satisfaction to state,...a substantial and commodious bridge has been built... For a particular detail of the dimensions of the bridge; the several changes in the original plan, with the additions..the cost of the different portions of the entire structure and every charge connected with it; reference is made to the Engineer's report and its accompanying documents." 22 pp. including the Engineer's report, Table with Estimates, Petition of the "inhabitants of the city of Washington"; and Statement of bills paid by Treasury for building the bridge. Disbound. Intact. 3 pages with bottom right corner folded back. Otherwise Document is Very Good. Famous Americans in document: Levi Woodbury, Secretary of the Treasury; Geo. W. Hughes, U.S.C.E. Superintending Engineer Potomac Bridge; Peter Force, a 19th-century politician, newspaper editor, archivist, and historian; and Wm A. Bradley, Mayor of Washington, D.C. from 1834 to 1836. 
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10 House of Representatives CATSKILL CREEK, NEW YORK. Letter from The Secretary of War
1903 Paperbound Very Good New York Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" Foldout Map 
House of Representatives. 58th Congress, 2d Session. Document. No. 59. With a Letter From the Chief of Engineers, Reports of Examination and Survey of Catskill Creek, New York. " The stream being considered worthy of improvement, a survey was authorized and made under the direction of Col. Amos Stickney, Corps of Engineers. In his survey report of October 28, 1903, Colonel Stickney presents two plans for improvement, one with a view to securing a channel depth of 10 feet and the other a depth of 12 feet, at an estimated cost of $3,600 and $74, 111.75 respectively..." 7 pages, plus foldout map, 30 1/2"x16", of Catskill Creek, New York, Surveyed under the direction of Colonel Amos Stickney, Corps of Engineers USA. 1903. Disbound. Slight soiling to front and back, otherwise document is Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Map is Very Good+. Famous Americans in document: Elihu Root, Secretary of War; G.L. Gillespie, Brig. Gen. Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army; Amos Stickney, Colonel, Corps of Engineers and R.H. Talcott, Assistant Engineer. 
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11 House of Representatives ENERGY AND THE CITY: HEARINGS BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE CITY OF THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, FINANCE AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1977 Trade Paper Good+ U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Charts, Figures 
95th Congress, House of Representatives, 1st Session. September 14, 15, and 16, 1977. Printed for the use of the Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs. 461 pp. Trade paperback with brown paper covers. Cover corners are bent, faded square on front cover. Creasing throughout most of paperback from poor storage. Many interior page corners are dog-earred, otherwise interior is clean. Book in Good+ condition. 
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12 House of Representatives EXAMINATION AND SURVEY OF PARKERS HEAD HARBOR AND CHANNEL, KENNEBEC RIVER, MAINE
Washington D.C. Government Printing Office 1900 Paperbound Very Good+ No Jacket Maine Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Foldout Map 
"Letter from The Secretary of War, Transmitting, With A Letter From the Chief of Engineers, Reports of Examination and Survey of Parkers Head Harbor and Channel, Kennebec River, Maine." House of Representatives Doc. 276, 56th Congress, 1st Session, January 10, 1900. 8 page document, plus large foldout map, 26"x17", of Parker's Head Harbor,Kennebec River, Maine. Famous Americans in document: Elihu Root, Secretary of War; Brig. Gen. John M. Wilson, Chief of Engineers; S.W. Roessler, Major, Corps of Engineers; G. L. Gillespie, Colonel, Corps of Engineers; and F.S. Burrowes, Assistant Engineer. Disbound. Very Good + condition. Tight and clean. Map is Very Good+ to Near Fine. no tears. 
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13 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS OF THE ARMY, TRANSMITTING A REPORT RELATIVE TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BUILDING FOR THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS UNDER PROVISIONS OF THE SUNDRY CIVIL APPROPRIATION ACT APPROVED OCTOBER 2, 1888
Washington Government Printing Office 1888 Paperbound Good+ Library of Congress Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold Out Diagrams 
Library of Congress. 50th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Mis. Doc. No. 12. December 4, 1888.--Referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed. 11 pp. Ninetenn fold-out diagrams of proposed construction plans for the future Library of Congress. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book binding remains on spine edge, same edge is also creased and chipped. First page of document is separated from others. Corners are creased and folded, paper is browning from age, text easily legible. All 19 fold-out images are present and clean. Document in Good to Good+ condition. 
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14 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING RESULTS OF EXPERIMENTS MADE TO TEST THE STRENGTH OF WROUGHT-IRON BEAMS, &c.
Washington Government Printing Office 1855 Paperbound Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures 
Wrought-Iron Beams. 33d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 56. Referred to t he Committee of Ways and Means, and ordered to be printed, February 6, 1855. "Wrought-iron beams are now rolled of such sizes and lengths that, by combinations with made wrought-iron girders, they can be adapted to the largest-sized buildings. The economy of using this material insted of cast metal is equal to its greater security." 10 pp. Eight experiments with figures and charts. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Some browning/foxing throughout, but text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
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15 House of Representatives LITTLE PIGEON RIVER, TENNESSEE
1891 Paperbound Very Good- Tennessee Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " 
LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR Transmitting, With a letter form the Chief of Engineers, a report on the examination of Little Pigeon River, Tennessee. 3 pp. Includes "Prelimary Examination of Little Pigeon River, Tennessee, from Mouth to Sevierville." Famous Americans in document: Redfield Proctor, Secretary of War; and Thomas Lincoln Casey, Brig. Gen. Chief of Engineers. disbound. Pages loose, but in Very Good condition. No foxing. 
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16 House of Representatives LOCKS AND DAMS, MONONGAHELA RIVER. Letter from The Secretary of War
1895 Paperbound Very Good+ Pennsylvania Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates, Foldouts, Tables 
53d Congress, 3d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 249. Transmitting The report of the Chief of Engineers on the subject of acquiring by purchase the locks and dams on the Monongahela River, Pennsylvania. 65 pp. including 8 Appendixes. 9 plates, 6 of which are foldouts. Famous Americans in document: Daniel S. Lamont, Secretary of War; Thomas Lincoln Casey, Brigadier General, Chief of Engineers; Joseph K. McCammon, Attorney for the Monongahela Navigation Company; J. M. Schofield, Major General, Acting Secretary of War; S.V. Benet, Brig. Gen., Chief of Ordnance, and Acting Secretary of War; J.C. Duane, Brig. Gen., Chief of Engineers; Amos Stickney, Major of Engineers; M.K. Moorhead, President of Monongahela Navigation Company; and George Shiras, Jr and R. B. Carnahan, Attorneys for Monongahela Navigation Company. Disbound. Very Good+. 
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17 House of Representatives REPORT ON THE INLAND NAVIGATION AND SEA PORTS OF FRANCE, WITH LIST OF CANALS AND CANALIZED RIVERS IN THE UNITED STATES
Washington Goverment Printing Office 1890 Paperbound Very Good France Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Foldout Maps 
Letter from SECRETARY OF WAR, Transmitting a letter from the Chief of Engineers and a copy of a report of Lieut. Col. Merrill, of the Corps of Engineers, with copies of accompanying papers, including two maps, concerning the International Congress of Engineers, interested in the utilization of water, which was covened under the auspices of the Government of France; and recommending that the same be printed. 51st Congress. 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 378. 28 pp. plus two foldout colored maps: MAP OF THE WATERWAYS OF FRANCE IN 1822 and MAP OF THE WATERWAYS OF FRANCE IN 1877, both 10"X18". Maps are Very Good +. No tears. Disbound. String-tied. Still attached but barely in places. Paper is brown-toned due to age, otherwise document is Very Good. Famous Americans included in the document: Thomas Lincoln Casey (Brig. General, Chief of Engineers) 
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18 House of Representatives SURVEY OF ALLOUEZ BAY, WISCONSIN
Washington Government Printing Office 1894 Paperbound Very Good+ Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold-out Map 
"Letter from The Secretary of War", Transmitting, With letter of the Chief of Engineers, report of a Survey of Allouez Bay, Wisconsin."House of Representatives, 53d Congress, 3d Session., Ex. Doc. No. 172. Four page disbound document plus a very large foldout map (38"x23") of Allouez Bay by Clinton Sears, Corps of Engineers, 1894. Includes physical features of the town. Famous Americans in document: Daniel S. Lamont, Secretary of War (during Grover Cleveland's second term); and Thom. Lincoln Casey, Brig. Gen., Chief of Engineers. moisture ring on back of Foldout map, shows through to map a bit, otherwise Near Fine. 
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19 House of Representatives THREE MILE ISLAND NUCLEAR PLANT ACCIDENT. HEARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, U. S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, NINETY-SIXTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, JUNE 2, 1979
Washington U. S. Government Printing Office 1979 Paper Cover Very Good- Pennsylvania Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures, Tables 
No. 54. Printed for the use of the Committee on Science and Technology. 251 pp. Paper covers with staple binding. Creasing to front cover, particularly near spine, bottom of document bent with back pages slightly creased. Ex. library stamps and identification numbers on front cover. Interior pages are clean, no marks. Document in VG- condition. 
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20 Library of Congress CLASSIFICATION. Class T. TECHNOLOGY
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Wraps Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Printed As Manuscript. Synopsis includes: Technology-General and Engineering and Building Group-Roads, Bridges, Railroads; Mechanical Group-Engineering, Electrical; Motor Vehicles, Cycles, Aeronautics; Chemical Group-Mining Engineering, Mineral Industries, Technology, Photography; and Composite Group-Manufactures, Mechanic Trades, Arts and Crafts, and Domestic Science. Contents also include: Table I: History and country divisions; Table II: Countries in one alphabet, Table III: United States. States and territoriies; Table IV: Canada. List of provinces. 303 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. Mildly soiled. Front cover's bottom left corner missing,1/8"x1/4". Back cover's bottom corner creased. Watermark on spine, slightly unto the front/back covers. Doesn't go through. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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