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Two Fifties Science Magazines
1 Two Fifties Science Magazines
Good 
Two science magazines from the fifties: Science and Mechanics: The Magazine that Shows You How (October, 1955) and Popular Electronics (February, 1956). Both are 6 1/2"w x 9 1/4"h. They are worn and have tears at the top and bottom of the spines. Many cool b&w photos and graphics, plus you can learn how to build an electric clothes dryer. 138539 
Price: 14.95 USD
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2 Ambrose, James; Vergun, Dimitry Simplified Building Design for Wind and Earthquake Forces
N Y., John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1995, 0471309583 / 9780471309581 Ex Library Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 355 pages. Third edition. Slight ink marking. Cover worn around edges with some tears on the spine (covered by clear library tape). 115536 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 Aurand, C. Douglas Fountains and Pools: Construction Guidelines and Specifications
Mesa, AZ, PDA Publishers Corporation, 1986, 0914886339 / 9780914886334 Oversize Hardback Near Fine Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 168 pages. Many illustrations. Full gray cloth boards. 122284 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Master Pieces: Making Furniture from Paintings, Ball, Richard; Campbell, Peter
4 Ball, Richard; Campbell, Peter Master Pieces: Making Furniture from Paintings
N Y, Hearst Books, 1983, 0688024882 / 9780688024888 First Edition Oversize Hardback Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 144 pages. "Master Pieces is a guidebook that explores the limitless possibilities of using paintings as models for furniture design. The authors assembled a group of talented furniture designers and sculptors and asked them to adapt and construct furniture that appears in twenty famous paintings by artists as diverse as Fra Angelico and Rene Magritte.... the projects range from Van Gogh's famous chair to Madame Recamier's elegant eighteenth-century daybed, from a simple medieval stool to Picasso's exuberant cubist sideboard." More than 40 color illustrations, 60 b&w photos, many technical drawings. 135328 
Price: 14.95 USD
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The Log Cabin: Homes of the North American Wilderness, Bealer, Alex W.; Ellis, John O.
5 Bealer, Alex W.; Ellis, John O. The Log Cabin: Homes of the North American Wilderness
N Y, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1978, 0517533790 / 9780517533796 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Long inscription from previous owner on endpaper; otherwise clean and unmarked. 192 pages. Oblong format: 10 1/4"w x 8 7/8"h. Many b&w and color photos. Contents: Beginnings; Cabin Floor Plans; Log Outbuildings and Fences; Cabin Construction; Log Cabin Living; The Log Cabin Revival; Bibliography; Index. 136661 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties, Beard, D.C.
6 Beard, D.C. Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties
Port Townsend, WA, Breakout Publications, 1914, 189362630X / 9781893626300 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 243 pages. B&w illustrations. This is an undated later reprint of the 1914 edition. 124747 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Windows: Performance, Design, and Installation, Beckett, Harold Edward; Godfrey, James Arthur
7 Beckett, Harold Edward; Godfrey, James Arthur Windows: Performance, Design, and Installation
London, Crosby Lockwood Staples in association with RIBA Publications, 1974, 0258969067 / 9780258969069 Oversize Hardback Very Good Very Good 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 370 pages, plus advertising. Contents: Functions and Performance: 1. Daylight and view; 2. Sunlight; 3. Ventilation; 4. Safety from fire; 5. Dimensions; 6. Durability, maintenance and safety; 7. Strength and stiffness; 8. Exclusion of rain; 9. Airtightness; 10. Heat insulation and condensation; 11. Sound insulation; 12. Windows as design elements; Design and Installation: 13. Review of window types; 14. Materials; 15. Glazing systems; 16. Fittings; 17. Design and construction; 18. Selection; 19. Shading devices; 20. Installation and fixing; 21. Access for cleaning and maintenance; 22. Testing; Bibliography; Index. 125981 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Windows: Performance, Design, and Installation, Beckett, Harold Edward; Godfrey, James Arthur
8 Beckett, Harold Edward; Godfrey, James Arthur Windows: Performance, Design, and Installation
London, Crosby Lockwood Staples in association with RIBA Publications, 1974, 0258969067 / 9780258969069 Oversize Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 370 pages, plus advertising. Contents: Functions and Performance: 1. Daylight and view; 2. Sunlight; 3. Ventilation; 4. Safety from fire; 5. Dimensions; 6. Durability, maintenance and safety; 7. Strength and stiffness; 8. Exclusion of rain; 9. Airtightness; 10. Heat insulation and condensation; 11. Sound insulation; 12. Windows as design elements; Design and Installation: 13. Review of window types; 14. Materials; 15. Glazing systems; 16. Fittings; 17. Design and construction; 18. Selection; 19. Shading devices; 20. Installation and fixing; 21. Access for cleaning and maintenance; 22. Testing; Bibliography; Index. 126415 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Cob Builders Handbook: You Can Hand-Sculpt Your Own Home, 3rd Edition, Bee, Becky
9 Bee, Becky The Cob Builders Handbook: You Can Hand-Sculpt Your Own Home, 3rd Edition
Murphy, OR, Groundworks, 1997, 0965908208 / 9780965908207 Oversize Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 169 pages. Many b&w drawings. 139304 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Interior Materials & Surfaces: The Complete Guide, Bowers, Helen
10 Bowers, Helen Interior Materials & Surfaces: The Complete Guide
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, Firefly Books Ltd, 2005, 1552979679 / 9781552979679 Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good Pictorial Boards 
Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. 256 pages, lots of color plates, excellent overall condition. 115145 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Log Construction Manual: The Ultimate Guide to Building Handcrafted Log Homes, Chambers, Robert Wood
11 Chambers, Robert Wood Log Construction Manual: The Ultimate Guide to Building Handcrafted Log Homes
River Falls, WI, Deep Stream Press, 2004, 0971573603 / 9780971573604 Oversize Paperback Fine Do-it-Yourself/Home Projects 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 272 pages. 8 1/2"w x 10 3/4"h. "The Log Construction Manual is packed with information that is available nowhre else, including the Log SelectionRules, Chambers's brilliantly simple method for choosing which log to use next; instructions for building hip and valley log rafters and roof trusses from full-roound logs; step-by-step directions for laying out the sill logs for virtually any floor plan, including hexagons, prows, and more; how to cut ste-of-the-art compression-fit saddle notche snad use underscribing to keep fits tight over time; and loads of practical advice on scribing and cutting long grooves and corner notches like a professional builder. 139803 
Price: 52.00 USD
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Building Construction Illustrated, Ching, Francis D.K.
12 Ching, Francis D.K. Building Construction Illustrated
Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons, 2008, 0470087811 / 9780470087817 Oversize Paperback Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 192 pages. 138565 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Clois E. Kicklighter Modern Masonry : Brick, Block, Stone
U.S.A., Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc., 2003, 1566379628 / 9781566379625 Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good Pictorial Boards 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very clean book. 384 pages, lots of graphics, step by step how-to examples. 137190 
Price: 22.75 USD
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14 Denning, Antony The Art and Craft of Woodcarving: A Complete Course, With Twelve Original Projects
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Running Pr Book Pub, 1994, 1561384089 / 9781561384082 Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 173 pages. 110984 
Price: 10.95 USD
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15 Du Lac, Leo Fireproof Homebuilding
Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A., McGraw-Hill, 1995, 0070180911 / 9780070180918 Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Covers show very light scuffing only, with sharp corners. 270 pages with many b&w photos, illustrations. ` 129549 
Price: 19.95 USD
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The Old-house Doctor, Evers, Christopher
16 Evers, Christopher The Old-house Doctor
Woodstock, NY, Overlook Books, 1986, 0879512393 / 9780879512392 Trade Paperback Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. Many b&w illustrations. 138455 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Mosaics: Inspiration and Original Projects for Interiors and Exteriors, Fassett, Kaffe; Bahouth, Candace
17 Fassett, Kaffe; Bahouth, Candace Mosaics: Inspiration and Original Projects for Interiors and Exteriors
Newtown, CT, Taunton Press, 2001, 1561585688 / 9781561585687 Oversize Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 160 pages. 135403 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Timber-Frame Houses (Great Houses), Fine Homebuilding
18 Fine Homebuilding Timber-Frame Houses (Great Houses)
U.S.A., Taunton Press, 1996, 156158150X / 9781561581504 Oversize Hardback Very Good 
Book shows very light shelf wear only, no tears, little edge wear, straight page block, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 160 pages, heavily illustrated. Chapters include Timber frame layout, Sizing roughsawn joists and beams, Solo timber raisind, Raising heavy timber , Cruck house, Stress - skin panels, Bowstring trusses, etc. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent customer service and pack in shipping material appropriate to assure you purchase arrives undamaged. 133333 
Price: 12.95 USD
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19 Foy, Dennis Automotive Glassfibre: A Practical Guide to Moulding and Repair
England, Motor Racing Publications Ltc., 1987, 0947981195 / 9780947981198 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 192 pages. 116917 
Price: 24.95 USD
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The Ultimate Self-Sufficiency Handbook: A Complete Guide to Baking, Crafts, Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More (The Self-Sufficiency Series), Gehring, Abigail R.
20 Gehring, Abigail R. The Ultimate Self-Sufficiency Handbook: A Complete Guide to Baking, Crafts, Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More (The Self-Sufficiency Series)
U.S.A., Skyhorse Publishing, 2012, 1616087102 / 9781616087104 Ex Library Trade Paperback Very Good 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Covers show light wear only. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very clean book otherwise, with a great many b&w illustrations, graph, charts, diagrams. 137195 
Price: 6.50 USD
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