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Image for German Basic Word Cards for Vocabulary Building and Review

German Basic Word Cards for Vocabulary Building and Review

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Quincy, MA, Q.L.S. Company:

Seller ID: 091379

Condition: Good


This is a boxed set (circa 1940's) of small vocabulary cards, approx. 2 1/2" wide by 1" high. No indication is given on the box as to the number of cards, but an approximation would be about at thousand. The previous owner has written the word "completed" across the edge of a small section of the cards. View more info

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Bocks Weltschiffahrt/Bocks World Shipping

By: N/A

Price: $149.50

Publisher: Hamburg, Christian Wolff Verlag: 1955

Seller ID: 125660

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 764 pages. Diagrams of ships with details such as type of ship, name of ship, owner, port of registry, year of building, buidling yard, gross tonnage, length over all, speed, net tonnage, beam, number of passengers, deadweight tonnage, draught, refrigeration space, dimensions of largest hatch, routes. Oblong format. Yellowing pages. View more info

Image for Out there : architecture beyond building : 11. Mostra internazionale di architettura, la Biennale di Venezia. Vol. 1, Installations

Out there : architecture beyond building : 11. Mostra internazionale di architettura, la Biennale di Venezia. Vol. 1, Installations

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Marsilio Editori: 2008

Seller ID: 138661

ISBN: 978883179447

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 175 pages. Exhibition catalog. 9 1/2"w x 12 1/2"h. Many color photos. View more info

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Two Copies of New Physical Culture Magazine, May 1945 and March 1946

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Seller ID: 142680

Condition: Fair


Magazines are worn with tears on cover and yellowing paper. Each magazine is 5 1/8"w x 7 1/2"h and staple-bound. View more info

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Blank Sketch Book / Journal (Building Craft Equipment)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 142332


Recycled ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings from the eighties titled, "Building Craft Equipment." Full dark dark green cloth cover with white lettering on spine. The paper inside measure 8"w x 10 1/2"h. The page block is 1/2" thick (approx. 120 pages). The paper is 28 lb. bright white and smooth. Several pages with black and white line drawings and diagrams of craft equipment (light box, loom, etc.) bound in amongst the blank pages. Moss green ribbon bookmark. View more info

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Built in Texas

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, E-heart Press: 1979

Seller ID: 133983

Condition: Good


Book suffers from moisture exposure froming a wave in the text block along the upper edge of the oblong format, stain visible at front end paper, first few pages. Rear endpaper and back last page are dirty with open tear at upper edge of end paper. Covers are straight, bumped corners, little edge wear, binding solid and page block is otherwise clean with no marking of any kind. Hundreds of impressive b&w photos, many full page, with a section showing children and a laborer making adobe bricks. Some line drawings illustrating technical details. Chapters include Texas folk building: an intr... View more info

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Limit States Design in Structural Steel

By: Adams, P.F. ; Krentz, H.A. ; Kulak, G. L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canadian Institute of Steel Construction: 1977

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 126981

ISBN: 0888110421

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. 532 pages. Contents include Structural steel, Tension members, Axially loaded compression memebers, Effective length concept, Beams, Beam-columns, Composite design, Plate girders, Connections, Building design. Each chapter has 10 or so subchapters. Mechanical drawings, graphs, charts, b&w photos. View more info

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How a House Happens

By: Adkins, Jan

Price: $18.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Walker & Co.: 1972

Seller ID: 139914

ISBN: 0802760945

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 29 pages. Oblong format: 11"w x 8 1/2"h. This book explains how a house is built presented in the format of architect's plans. View more info

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Tipi: Traditional Native American Shelter, The

By: Adolf Hungrywolf

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Native Voices: 2006

Seller ID: 139816

ISBN: 1570671745

Condition: Very Good


HARDCOVER BOOK re-bound by the library from a paperback into heavy, hardback covers. Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book is very clean and shows little to no wear. 222 pages with a great many b&w photos. View more info

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Timeless Way of Building, The

By: Alexander, Christopher

Price: $125.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Oxford University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 142551

ISBN: 0195022483

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 552 pages. Full red cloth boards. Edge wear and tears to worn price-clipped dust jacket. Previous owner's name inside. Stated second printing. This introductory volume to Alexander's other works in the Center for Environmental Structure Series, (A Pattern of Language and The Oregon Experiment), explains concepts fundamental to his original approaches to the theory and application of architecture. Black and white photos. 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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Built for Change: Neighborhood Architecture in San Francisco

By: Anne Vernez Moudon

Price: $75.95

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1989

Seller ID: 144833

ISBN: 0262631202

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Large format, 286 pages, b&w photos, architectural drawings, elevations, block diagrams throughout. View more info

Built for Change: Neighborhood Architecture in San Francisco

By: Anne Vernez Moudon

Price: $65.95

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1989

Seller ID: 144363

ISBN: 0262631202

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Large format, 286 pages, b&w photos, architectural drawings, elevations, block diagrams throughout. View more info

Image for Stone in Building: Its Use and Potential Today

Stone in Building: Its Use and Potential Today

By: Ashurst, John; Dimes, Francis G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Architectural Press: 1977

Seller ID: 107333

ISBN: 0851396070

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. Many b&w photos and tables. 103 pages. Survey of the properties and performance of the various types of building stone. View more info

The Horta Museum, Saint-Gilles, Brussels (Ludion Guides)

By: Aubry, Francoise

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Ludion: 2007

Seller ID: 144574

ISBN: 9055443840

Condition: Fine


Museum guide is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very impressive example of one man's elaborate expression of the art nouveau style in his home, expressed in every aspect of the building: the trim, panels, walls, railings, floors, mantles, chandeliers, balconies, doors, coves, ceilings, built-in furniture, etc. etc. Quite amazing. View more info

Art of Organ Building Volume I, The

By: Audsley, George A.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Mineola, New York, U.S.A., Dover Pubns: 1965

Seller ID: 128490

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Frayed edges on cloth cover. Tears on rear pastedown endpaper. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 600 pages. Volume I only. View more info

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Discovering Radical Contingency: Building a Postmodern Agenda in Adult Education (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education)

By: Bagnall, Richard G.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Peter Lang International Academic Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 139693

ISBN: 0820440019

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, with no indication of wear. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 243 pages. View more info

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Distributed Programming with Ruby

By: Bates, Mark

Price: $7.59

Publisher: U.S.A., Addison-Wesley Professional: 2009

Seller ID: 135442

ISBN: 0321638360

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean book with very light cover wear only. Binding is solid, covers have slightly curled corners as the only blemish, creaseless covers and spine. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. "A must have title for the well-rounded Ruby programmer building advanced Rails applications and large systems!" OBIE FERNANDEZ, Series Editor Complete, Hands-On Guide to Building Advanced Distributed Applications with Ruby Distributed programming techniques make applications easier to scale, develop, and deploy--especially in emerging cloud computing environments. Now, one of... View more info

House and Home: Spirits of the South

By: Belcher, Max; Buchanan, Beverly; Christenberry, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Andover, MA / Seattle, WA, Addison Gallery of American Art / University of Washington Press: 1996

Seller ID: 134210

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 100 pages. Black and white photos. Essays by Rebecca Walker and Jack Reynolds, who curated this exhibition that appeared in the Addison Gallery of American Art, the Phillips Academy and elsewhere, with artwork by Buchanan, Christenberry and Belcher. Max Belcher's subject is comparing houses built by American freed slaves in Liberia with those built in the south of the U.S. Beverly Buchanan photographs "shacks." William Christenberry photographs structures in his native Alabama. Oblong format: 11"w x 10 1/2"h. View more info