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Palmer Handbook of Scenario Construction Vol. 2

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Palmer Photoplay Corporation: 1930

Seller ID: 140763

Condition: Very Good


This is Volume 2 only from a set of instruction books designed to teach how to write screenplays. Volume 2 is a hardcover three-ring binder that has tabbed sections labeled Scenario Analysis, Supplemental Chapters, Illustrated Continuity, Miscellany, Studio Dictionary, Advisory Bureau Material, and Plan of Study. No date given; circa 1930. 9"w x 11"h. Black and red binder with black cloth cover peeling at the edge. 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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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

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Daylighting Performance and Design

By: Ander, Gregg D.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1995

Seller ID: 144660

ISBN: 0442019211

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. 240 pages. 8 5/8"w x 11 1/4"h. Many b&w illustrations and photos. View more info

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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

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North Russian Architecture

By: Bartenev, I. ; Fyodorov, B. (Cook, Kathleen Trans.)

Price: $47.95

Publisher: U.S.S.R., Progress Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136500

Condition: Fine


Book shows very light scuffing only. Gilt lettering on spine. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. First English Edition. Translated from the Russian by Kathleen Cook. Fascinating account of buildings, secular and sacred, in Northern Russia. Chapters include Transonega, the White Sea Coast, Rivers Svid and Onega, Vologda and Lower Vychegda, the Northern Dvina and Pinega and along the River Mezen. The ubiquitous use of timber is especially interesting. Profusely and beautifully illustrated with full page photographs in colour and b/w. Gold endpapers printed with mediaeval... View more info

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The Log Cabin: Homes of the North American Wilderness

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

Price: $8.41

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 Installation: 13. Review of window types; 14. Materials; 15. Glazing systems; 16. Fittings; 17. Design and construction; 18. Selec... 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 Installation: 13. Review of window types; 14. Materials; 15. Glazing systems; 16. Fittings; 17. Design and construction; 18. Selec... View more info

Ground Skidding Guidelines: With Emphasis on Minimizing Site Disturbance

By: Bige, Zsolt;British Columbia

Price: $67.95

Publisher: The Ministry of Forests and Lands, B.C.: 1987

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 118293

ISBN: 0771885814

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 58 pages, lots of illustrations/diagrams, topo maps, b&w photos, tables, charts, with 5 appendices. Chapters are: Soil disturbance in ground skidding, with subsections: Soil compaction, shear and tear, erostion & Planning layout and construction guidelines, with subsections Haul road location and design guidelines, Haul road construction guidelines, Haul road maintenance guidelines, Ground skidding: constraints and system descriptions: landing layout, skid rd. layout, skid rd. patterns, road... View more info

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Architecture of Rail: The Way Ahead.

By: Binney, Marcus

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Academy Editions: 1995

Seller ID: 140245

ISBN: 1854903969

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 127 pages. Large format: 10 1/4"w x 12 1/4"h. "In this selection of projects by European architects, both built and currently under construction, including Waterloo International Terminal, Roissy, Lisbon Expo 98, Lyon Satolas, Marcus Binney illustrates the complex range of factors explored in the creation of this new architecure of rail." View more info

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Canadian National's Western Stations

By: Bohi, Charles; Kozma, Leslie; Kozma, Leslie S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 2002

Seller ID: 134117

ISBN: 1550416324

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect, no flaws for blemishes of any kind. Text/interior is clean and neat with no marking of any kind. Dust jacket has very light wear, no tears. 160 pages, many b&w prints. View more info

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Medieval Theatre Costume: A Practical Guide to the Construction of Garments

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Theatre Arts Books: 1969

Seller ID: 129881

Condition: Very Good


Institutional ex-library book with stamps and pocket at back. No library markings on cover or spine. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 112 pages. Full red cloth boards. Small tears on dust jacket. Iris Brooke presents diagrams for laying out material and cutting, and stresses the importance of costume as an aid to actors in their roles. Contents: Introduction; Diagrams of Measurement; Wardrobe; Religious Drama; Heraldry and Symbolism; Hoods; Head-dress and Crowns: Hose and Shoes; Properties, Armour, Masks and Wings; Royalty and Nobility. View more info

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Seattle Art Museum Downtown

By: Brotman, Susan: Shirley, Jon; Cloepfil, Brad; Gates, Mimi Gardner; Ishikawa, Chiyo

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Seattle Art Museum: 2007

Seller ID: 131304

ISBN: 0932216595

Condition: Near Fine


71 page catalog of the construction and founding of the Seattle Art Museum, downtown branch. Many color plates, some art. Lower corner shows very light wear, otherwise as-new inside and out. 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 roof sauna, hand chainsaw to lumber from logs guide, furniture construction, lots of framing detail, wood stoves, chimney con... View more info

Kitefolio

By: Burkhart, Timothy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., Double Elephant: 1974

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 122988

ISBN: 091366829X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stampls, stickers, etc. Book is clean and text is unmarked in any way, complete and solidly re-bound by the library into heavy, strong harback covers. Upper text corner shows some wear, Bottom edge has faded coffee stain pg 2-3. Has library jacket. Very large format. Lots of kites with instructions for construction, history. View more info

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Kitefolio

By: Burkhart, Timothy

Price: $25.96

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., Double Elephant: 1974

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 121374

ISBN: 091366829X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is very solid and tight and text is clean and unmarked in any way. 31 pages in a very large format. 10 3/4"w x 14"h. Book has been re-bound by the library into heavy, strong buckram covers that show lightly bumped corners, but very little wear otherwise. Detailed instructions and diagrams for constructing kites including Eddy Bow Kite, Reels, Chinese Hawk, Snake, Caterpillar, Vienese Dragon, Korean Fighter, and many more. View more info

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Handbook of Steel Construction; Eighth Edition

By: Canadian Standards Association

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Canadian Standards Assocition: 2003

Seller ID: 139807

ISBN: 01553248082

Condition: Fine


This is the update #2 of Dec. 2003 of the CAN/CSA-S16-01 Limit States Design of Steel Structures, according to the title page. The cover of the book shows "Handbook of Steel Construction." It is paginated by chapter, but well over 1000 pages and highly technical in composition. Book is in excellent condition in every respect. View more info

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Fans

By: Carol E. Mayer

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Canada, Vancouver B.C. Museum: 1983

Seller ID: 144395

ISBN: 0919253105

Condition: Very Good


Exhibition catalog shows a little wear to the covers only; from the show of the same name at the publisher's museum Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 27 pages with 2-3 large b&w photos from the show. Contents include Fans from Asia, European fans, Fan making, Language of the fan, Glossary of terms. View more info