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Building the Book Cathedral

by Macaulay, David (Text and Architectural Pen&Ink drawings by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780395921470
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$28.00

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Boston MA.: Houghton Mifflin., 1999. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 1 Glossy illustrated paper over boards. 112 p. 36 cm. Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. David Macaulay's large format architectural volumes are always instructive in their detail. This volume amps up that opportunity. On the 25th anniversary of the his publication, "Cathedral: The Story… Read more
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Black Contributors to Science and Energy Technology

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very good. Minor aging to staples. Appears unread.
Edition
Reprint. Reprint at Company's cost w/ permission.
Item Price
$8.00

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Boston MA.: Boston Edison Company/ U.S. Govt. Printing Office., 1979. Reprint. Reprint at Company's cost w/ permission.. Trade paperback. Very good. Minor aging to staples. Appears unread.. 1 25 p. Trade paperback. Stapled binding. Illustrated tan card stock covers. Interior off-white pages w/ brown test and artwork. African-American professionals (48), each w/ portrait drawing and brief biography, 2… Read more
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$8.00
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A Biography of Lewis Howard Latimer; A Black Inventor; Thomas Alva Edison's Associate

by Koolakian, Robert G

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very good. Old tape residue, lower back cover. Light wear.
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$8.00

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Detroit MI.: Thomas Alva Edison Foundation / General Electric Company., 1973. Trade paperback. Very good. Old tape residue, lower back cover. Light wear.. 1 32 p. Trade paperback. Stapled binding. 22 cm. B&W photos include portraits; Line art diagrams Subtitle: "A Biography and Related Experiments You Can Do". Associated production by Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum; a… Read more
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$8.00
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Natural Spaces: All about Domes

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1985
Condition
Good. Ex-library. Clean with minor cover stress. Binding very good.
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$14.00

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North Branch MN.: Natural Spaces Inc., 1985. Trade paperback. Good. Ex-library. Clean with minor cover stress. Binding very good.. 1 64 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams. White glossy card stock covers; black Pen&Ink cover drawing, titles. Stapled binding. 28 cm. B&W photos. Pen&Ink technical artwork. Architectural innovation of the 1970s-1980s. This company offers numerous illustrated options with plans available,… Read more
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Tinkers and Genius, The Story of the Yankee Inventors (American Procession Series)

by Fuller, Edmund, and Alsberg, Henry G (Series Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Sun-fade to spine. Well-bound. Clean.
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$7.00

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New York.: Hastings House., 1955. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Sun-fade to spine. Well-bound. Clean.. 1 Light blue cloth over boards. 308 p 21 cm. Pen&Ink line drawings. Selected Bibliography. Index. American Inventiveness, beginning in the 18th century, among 16 chapters: Captain Nemo in Connecticut; Water and Wheels, Saws and Stones; Iron and Indians, Silver and… Read more
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$7.00
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Man about Town: Frank Lloyd Wright in New York City

by Muschamp, Herbert

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1983
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Lower back cover, book and interior jacket damp stain.
Edition
Presumed 1st. No print line.
ISBN
9780262131926
Item Price
$12.00

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Cambridge MA / London.: MIT Press., 1983. Presumed 1st. No print line.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Lower back cover, book and interior jacket damp stain.. 1 Blue cloth over boards. 214 p. 24 cm. White spine titles. Color photo jacket w/ white titles. Audience: General/trade. Biography of architect visionary Frank Lloyd Wright, 1867-1959, "son of… Read more
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Everyday Science and Mechanics; May 1932, Vol. 3, No. 6

by Gernsback, Hugo (Edited and Published by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1932
Condition
Very good. Narrow darkening, left front, less than half-inch top to bottom; also top edge, 1/8th inch across. Lower front corner
Edition
Volume 3, Number 6.
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$19.00

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Mount Morris IL.: A Gernsback Publication / Publishing Company of America., 1932. Volume 3, Number 6.. Wraps. Very good. Narrow darkening, left front, less than half-inch top to bottom; also top edge, 1/8th inch across. Lower front corner 2 in. short crease.. 1 503-598 p. Monthly magazine; color illustrated paper covers. 29 cm. B&W advertising; photos; Pen&Ink artwork,… Read more
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Tunnels

by Boardman Jr, Fon Wyman

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1960
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Discard from public school library. DJ flaps glued to inside covers.
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$8.00

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New York: Henry Z. Walck, Inc, 1960. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Discard from public school library. DJ flaps glued to inside covers.. 1 144 p.; 24 cm. B&W photos, credit list in Acknowledgments, p. iii. Index. A 1950s era history of the development of the tools and techniques for tunnel building, and the safeguards… Read more
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$8.00
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Water Wheel: Your Guide to Home Water Conservation

by Ecos, Inc., Technical Editor at

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Condition
Very good. Light rust starting at center small metal circle binder. Light edge wear. Turns freely.
Edition
No date. Circa 1980s.
Item Price
$5.00

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Framingham MA.: Greentree Marketing Inc.. No date. Circa 1980s.. Very good. Light rust starting at center small metal circle binder. Light edge wear. Turns freely.. 1 Handy guide to water saving ideas indoors and outside; colorful. Company promotion "for a complete line of water conservation products and services". Useful info without specific products. Tips for toilets; washing machine;… Read more
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Welding Journal June 2010 Volume 89 Number 6

by American Welding Society

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2010
Condition
New. No dust jacket as issued. Bound in sealed plastic w/ recipient's address label.
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$9.00

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Miami FL.: American Welding Society., 2010. Wraps. New. No dust jacket as issued. Bound in sealed plastic w/ recipient's address label.. 1 Magazine periodical, published monthly. 29cm. Photos, diagrams, ads, instruction, trade news. American Welding Society trade journal. Features: The American Welder; Understanding Heat Treatment; Welding of Pipe and Tube; Preparations for Welding New Nuclear Power Plants.
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Pioneers of Modern Design: From William Morris to Walter Gropius

by Pevsner, Nikolaus, Sir

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Prior owner sketches.
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780140204971
Item Price
$6.00

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Penguin Books, 1984. Reprint.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Prior owner sketches.. 0 264p. Subjects: from 1851 to 1914. Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Modern Movement (before 1914); painting, engineering, architecture.
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Conductors and Semiconductors

by Holden, Alan

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Ex-library. Spine sun-fade.
Edition
"For Educational Use".
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$4.50

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Bell Telephone Labritories Inc., 1964. "For Educational Use".. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Ex-library. Spine sun-fade.. 1 134 p. B&W illustrations, diagrams, portraits, index. Science history, physics, electrical current, inventors, scientific principles, biographical notes.
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The Hartness Automatic Chucking Lathe for Rapid Lathe Work

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1921
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Foxing. Age-toning. Slight corner wear. Tight. High quality materials.
Edition
First edition. No print line. Presumed first.
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$45.00

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Springfield VT.: Jones & Lamson Machine Company., 1921. First edition. No print line. Presumed first.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Foxing. Age-toning. Slight corner wear. Tight. High quality materials.. 1 64 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps. Olive green textured cloth over boards. Gold spine and front titles. 6x9 in. B&W photos. Manufacturer's promotional book for Machine… Read more
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Quality Metals of Industry, Catalog No. 16

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Published
1950
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Stain, tp right. Page edge soiling, minor chips.
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$18.00

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New York: Whitehead Metals, 1950. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Stain, tp right. Page edge soiling, minor chips.. 0 272 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps, index. Blue plastic spiral bound. Blue, gray, orange white covers. Whitehead Metals circular logo on cover. Section tabs. Northeast US map. A durable reference, resource for industry small and… Read more
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Welding Journal, August 2010

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Subscriber's address label. Clean.
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$6.00

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Miami FL: American Welding Society., 2010. Wraps. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Subscriber's address label. Clean.. 1 Magazine periodical, issued monthly. 29cm. Color and B&W photos, diagrams. American Welding Society. Features: Better Submerged Arc Welding; Welding Automation Update; Wind Tower Production. Ads, skill-building, trade news.
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Audels Home Modernizing & Repair Guide

by Bucknell, Barry

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Ex-library. Solid, well-construction reference. Library markings. Jacket had been
Edition
First edition. 2nd printing.
Item Price
$5.50

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Indianapolis: Theodore Audel & Co., 1964. First edition. 2nd printing.. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Ex-library. Solid, well-construction reference. Library markings. Jacket had been protected.. 1 Black cloth over boards, large blind-stamped 'A', cover. Red and gold spine, red page block edges. 278 p. plus publisher's list. 17 cm. Pen&Ink drawings. Audel's classic… Read more
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Welding Journal February 2011

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Published
2011
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket as issued.
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$12.00

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Miami FL: American Welding Society., 2011. Wraps. Fine. No dust jacket as issued.. 1 Magazine periodical, published monthly. 29cm. Color photos. Graphs. Diagrams. American Welding Society. Features: Shipbuilding Weld Repairs; The American Welder. Ads, Trade news, Welding Research. Info: Conference on Welding and Shipbuilding, Seattle in May 2011.
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Mies Van Der Rohe: A Critical Biography

by Schulze, Franz

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very good. Near fine; slight cover surface blemishing.
Edition
Later printing.
ISBN
9780226740607
Item Price
$19.00

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Chicago / London.: University of Chicago Press., 1985. Later printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine; slight cover surface blemishing.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 355 p. 8x10in. B&W photos; diagrams. Audience: General/trade. Architecture / American Studies / Art and Design / In association with the Mies van der Rohe Archive of the Museum of Modern Art.… Read more
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Welding Journal October 2010

by American Welding Society

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2010
Condition
New. No dust jacket as issued.
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$12.00

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Miami FL: American Welding Society., 2010. Wraps. New. No dust jacket as issued.. 1 Magazine periodical, monthly. 29cm. Still in plastic delivery package, unopened, with additional info. American Welding Society. Features: Stud Welding Cost Savings; Ways to Control Shielding Gas; War Veteran Takes on Welding Challenge. Ads, Trade news. Includes separate stapled publication: Product Literature Review, Oct. 2010,… Read more
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The Engineering Index Annual for 1917 (Thirty-Fourth Year)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1918
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Age-toning to paper. Prior owner bold script signature angled across title
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$50.00

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New York: The Engineering Magazine Co, 1918. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Age-toning to paper. Prior owner bold script signature angled across title page; looks like 'E.M. Oliver'.. 0 360 p. Includes index. Maroon cloth covered boards; gold cover and spine titles. 7x9.75in. Reference listing all periodical publications within range of engineering… Read more
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