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Two Fifties Science Magazines

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Seller ID: 138539

Condition: 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. View more info

Simplified Building Design for Wind and Earthquake Forces

By: Ambrose, James; Vergun, Dimitry

Price: $85.00

Publisher: N Y., John Wiley & Sons Inc: 1995

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 115536

ISBN: 0471309583

Condition: Good


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). View more info

Reinforced Masonry Engineering Handbook: Brick and Other Structural Clay Units

By: Amrhein, James

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Macmillan:

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 127033

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Contents include: Materials, Loads, Retaining walls, Design of reinforced masonry structural members Formulas for reinforced masonry design, Walls, Detailing of reinforcing steel, Building details, Explanation of tables and diagrams, Use of .. (same), etc. View more info

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Master Pieces: Making Furniture from Paintings

By: Ball, Richard; Campbell, Peter

Price: $11.21

Publisher: N Y, Hearst Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135328

ISBN: 0688024882

Condition: 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 Recamie... View more info

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The Log Cabin: Homes of the North American Wilderness

By: Bealer, Alex W.; Ellis, John O.

Price: $11.21

Publisher: N Y, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 136661

ISBN: 0517533790

Condition: 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. View more info

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Windows: Performance, Design, and Installation

By: Beckett, Harold Edward; Godfrey, James Arthur

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood Staples in association with RIBA Publications: 1974

Seller ID: 125981

ISBN: 0258969067

Condition: 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 Instal... View more info

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Windows: Performance, Design, and Installation

By: Beckett, Harold Edward; Godfrey, James Arthur

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood Staples in association with RIBA Publications: 1974

Seller ID: 126415

ISBN: 0258969067

Condition: 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 Instal... View more info

Tipis & Yurts: Authentic Design for Circular Shelters

By: Blue Evening Star

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Lark Books: 1995

Seller ID: 144740

ISBN: 0937274887

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 128 pages. 8 5/8"w x 10 1/4"h. Many color photos. View more info

Waterhole: How to Dig Your Own Well

By: Bob Mellin

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Balboa Pub Co: 1992

Seller ID: 144798

ISBN: 093590221X

Condition: 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. 71 pages with many photos and illustrations. View more info

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In Harmony With Nature: Creative Country Construction

By: Bruyere, Christian; Robert Inwood

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1981

Seller ID: 144659

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear and small tears on cover. 222 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Revised and enlarged edition. Total hippie homesteading construction book: heavily illustrated in b&w with (hippie-type) mechanical drawings, photos in black and white. Pretty much a journal/guide to the process of the author's construction of his place. Includes drawing & descriptions of log/timber home construction, pagoda shelter, beer bottle/earth ... View more info

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Building Construction Illustrated

By: Ching, Francis D.K.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons: 2008

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 138565

ISBN: 0470087811

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 192 pages. View more info

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Modern Masonry : Brick, Block, Stone

By: Clois E. Kicklighter

Price: $22.75

Publisher: U.S.A., Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.: 2003

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 137190

ISBN: 1566379628

Condition: 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. Very clean book. 384 pages, lots of graphics, step by step how-to examples. View more info

The Art and Craft of Woodcarving: A Complete Course, With Twelve Original Projects

By: Denning, Antony

Price: $8.21

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Running Pr Book Pub: 1994

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 110984

ISBN: 1561384089

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 173 pages. View more info

Fireproof Homebuilding

By: Du Lac, Leo

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A., McGraw-Hill: 1995

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 129549

ISBN: 0070180911

Condition: 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. ` View more info

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Old-house Doctor, The

By: Evers, Christopher

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, Overlook Books: 1986

Seller ID: 138455

ISBN: 0879512393

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. Many b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Mosaics: Inspiration and Original Projects for Interiors and Exteriors

Mosaics: Inspiration and Original Projects for Interiors and Exteriors

By: Fassett, Kaffe; Bahouth, Candace

Price: $11.21

Publisher: Newtown, CT, Taunton Press: 2001

Seller ID: 135403

ISBN: 1561585688

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 160 pages. View more info

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Timber-Frame Houses (Great Houses)

By: Fine Homebuilding

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Taunton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 133333

ISBN: 156158150X

Condition: 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... View more info

Automotive Glassfibre: A Practical Guide to Moulding and Repair

By: Foy, Dennis

Price: $24.95

Publisher: England, Motor Racing Publications Ltc.: 1987

Seller ID: 116917

ISBN: 0947981195

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 192 pages. View more info

Image for Pocket Cruisers for the Backyard Builder: 30 Small Sailboats You Can Build for Less Than $12,000

Pocket Cruisers for the Backyard Builder: 30 Small Sailboats You Can Build for Less Than $12,000

By: Gerr, Dave

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Camden, Maine, U.S.A., Intl Marine Pub Co: 1987

Seller ID: 122243

ISBN: 0877422400

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 156 pages. Many b&w illustrations. View more info

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Awnings Are Easy... fun, beautiful, Practica

By: Grant, James L. And Eric L. Grant

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Churubusco, IN, Sailrite Enterprises Inc.: 2003

Seller ID: 144462

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 49 pages. Detailed instructions and illustrations. View more info