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Tunnel Shields and the Use of Comprerssed Air in Subaqueous Works, COPPERTHWAITE, William Charles
101 COPPERTHWAITE, William Charles Tunnel Shields and the Use of Comprerssed Air in Subaqueous Works
D. Van Nostrand Company, New York, 1906, 1906 
COPPERTHWAITE, William Charles. Tunnel Shields and the Use of Comprerssed Air in Subaqueous Works. With 260 Illustrations and Diagrams. New York : D. Van Nostrand Company, 1906. First Edition. Pp (6),vxv,(1),1-389,(5). Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Contents :

I. The Shield : Its Early History, 1818 to 1880 : Brunei's Patent - The Thames Tunnel Shield - The Shield as Described in Brunei's Patent - Dunn's Patent, 1849 - Guibal's Shaft-Sinking Machine - Rziha's Removable Centres - Barlow's Patent, 1864 - Greathead's Tower Subway Shield, 1869 - Beach's Shield with Hydraulic Rams, 1869 - Shields at Cincinnati and Cleveland - Woolwich Shield, 1874 - Woolwich Erector - Antwerp Tunnel, 1879 - Greathead, and the Introduction of Shield Work in Recent Years.

II. The Use of Compressed Air in Engineering Work : Its History : and Some Notes on Caisson Sickness : Cochrane's Patent, 1830 - Description of an Ordinary Airlock - Compressed Air Used at Chalonnes, France, 1839 - and at Douchy, France, 1846 - Potts' Vacuum System, 1850 - Rochester Bridge, 1851 - Antwerp Tunnel, 1879 - Hudson River Tunnel, 1879 - Jaminet's Notes on St. Louis Bridge, 1868 - Brooklyn Bridge, 1871 - Smith's Proposal for a Medical Lock, 1871 - Moir's Lock at Hudson Tunnel, 1879 - Caisson Sickness - Conditions of Work in Compressed Air - Regulations for Controlling Men - Effect of Impure Air - Clauses of Specification Regulating Work in Compressed Air - Experiment in Purifying Air.

III. Cast Iron Lining for Tunnels : Its Use in Tunnels Suggested by its Employment in Pit Shafts - Telford's Iron Centres, 1824 - Rziha's Iron Centres and Face Jacks,1860 - Ease of Con-struction and Immediate Security Ensured by its Use - Circular Tunnels most Convenient when Cast Iron Lining is used - Proportionsof the Cast Iron Segments - Examples from Recent Work - The Key - The Joints - Central London Railway - Waterloo and City Railway - Baker Street and Waterloo Railway - Blackwall Tunnel - Greenwich Tunnel - St. Clair Tunnel -Great Northern and City Railway - Rotherhithe Tunnel - Lea Tunnel - Casting of Tunnel Segments - The British Hydraulic Company's Moulding Machine - Tables - Quantities per Yard Forward of some Typical Iron Lined Tunnels.

IV.The Greathead Shield in London Clay : The Shield - The Assisted Shield - General Conditions of Tunnel Work in London Clay - Movement of the Exposed Face - Type of Station Shafts - Details of their Lining - Break up for Shield - City and South London Shield the Prototype of all Subsequent Machines in London Clay - Detailed Description of it - The Grouting Pan - The Various Operations of Working the Shield - General Observations - Speed an Essential - Wedges for Breaking down the Face - Guiding of the Shield - Hay's Patent - Cost of Labour Employed - Glasgow District Subway Shield - Central London Railway Small Shields - Employment of Pumps on Shield - Special Shield for use with Thomson's Excavator - Thomson's Excavator - Price's Combined Shield and Excavator - Great Northern and Strand Shields - Arrangement of Shield Rams and Removal of Diaphragm - Greathead Shields of Larger Diameter than 13 Feet - Station Shields of the Waterloo and City and Central London Railways - Great Northern and City Railway and Kingsway Subway Shields - The Segment Erector of these Latter - Method of Working of the Kingsway Subway Shield on a Face having Ballast at the Top - A Method of Supporting a Clay Face in an Iron Lined Tunnel of Large Diameter.
V. The Shield in Water-Bearing Strata - The Assisted Shield : The Greathead Shield requires Additional Appliances in Water-Bearing or Loose Material - The City and South London Railway Shield in Water-bearing Gravel - The Glasgow District Subway Shield - The Waterloo and City Railway Shield - Dalrymple Hay's Hooded Shield - Use of Clay Pockets on the Face in Gravel - The Glasgow Harbour Tunnels - The Mound Tunnels, Edinboro' - The Siphons de Clichy and de la Concorde.

VI. The Shield in Water-Bearing Strata (continued) : The Hudson River Tunnel - Works in Compressed Air without Shield - A Brick Tunnel Constructed with a n Advance Casing of Iron - Failure of the Temporary Lining of the Entrance - Reconstruction of the Entrance by Means of a Caisson - The Work of Tunnelling by means of a Pilot Heading - Suspension of the Works - Resumption of the Works with a Shield and Iron Lined Tunnel - The Shield Described - The Mechanical Erector - Method of Working - Provisions for Men Suffering from Compressed Air Sickness - The St. Clair River Tunnel - Details of the Shield Method of Working - The Mechanical Erector - The Blackwall Tunnel - The Caissons Forming the Shafts - Method of Sinking them - Level of Subaqueous Tunnel fixed with Invert 80 Feet below Water Level - Details of Shield - The Face Shutters - The Rams - The Hydraulic Erectors - Method of Lowering the Shield from Ground Level to Bottom of Shaft - Compressed Air Machinery - The Vertical Locks in the Shafts - Safety Screen in Tunnel - Methods of Driving Shield - Incidents of the Work - Clay Blanket in River Bed - Method of Working the Face Shutters of the Shield - Poling of the Shield Invert - Conditions of Work in Compressed Air - The East River Gas Tunnel, New York - Work without Compressed Air - Compressed Air Employed - Compressed Air and Shield used Together - Details of the Shield.

VII. The Shield in Water-Bearing Strata (continued) : The Vyrnwy Aqueduct Tunnel - Commenced without a Shield, and without Compressed Air - Failure of Operations - Shield and Compressed Air Provided - Description of Shield - Timber Safety Diaphragm or Trap in Tunnel behind Shield - Second Abandonment of the Works - Reconstruction of the Shield - The " Trap " Diaphragm - Double Airlock used in the Tunnel - The Greenwich Subway - Description of Tunnel - Machinery and Plant - The Caissons - Their Airtight Floors - The Plugs in Tunnel Openings of Caissons - Erection and Rivetting of Caissons - Sinking of Caissons in Compressed Air - Erection of Shield in Caissons - Opening out the Tunnel Face - The Airlock and Bulkhead - Safety Diaphragms in Tunnel - Rate of Progress in Tunnelling - The Shield, Detailed Description - The " Trap " Diaphragm - The Face Rams - Original Method of Working a Failure - Trial of Needles in the Face - A Poled Face Adopted, with Clay Pockets in Front of Cutting Edge - Description of Working - Alteration of Shield Diaphragms - Ventilation of Shield - Cost of Shield, and Working Gang Required - The Lea Tunnel - Shield Chamber and Airlocks - Safety Diaphragms and Vertical Airlock - Details of Shield - The Baker Street and Waterloo Railway - Shafts in River - Details of Shield - Combination of Hood and Shutters - Timbering of the Face - Description of the Method of Working.

VIII. The Shield in Masonry Tunnels : The Use of a Roof Shield in Masonry Tunnels - The Collecteur de Clichy " Extra Muros " - The Chagnaud Shield - Detailed Description - The Conveyor - Method of Working the Shield - The Centres for the Masonry Arch - General Working Results - The Collecteur de Clichy " Intra Muros " - Details of the Shield - And of the Conveyor - The Centres for the Masonry - The Lagging Method of Working - General Working Results - The Siphon de 1'oise - The Shield Similar to the East River Machine - The Airlock - The Concrete Lining to the Tunnel - Details of the Iron Centres and Casing - Method of Driving the Shield and Constructing the Concrete Lining - Concrete Lining Compared with Cast Iron - The Paris Extension of the Orleans Railway - Double Line Masonry Tunnel - Method of Working with Advance Headings for the Sidewalls - Details of the Shield - Description of the Working - The Centres for the Masonry - General Remarks.

IX. The Shield in Masonry Tunnels (continued) : The Tremont Street Tunnel, Boston, U.S.A. - Work Commenced without a Shield - A Roof Shield Decided on - Method of Work - Details of Constructing the Side Walls - Details of the Shield - The Sliding Shoes - Cast Iron Bars Built in the Brick Arch to Receive the Thrust of the Shield Rams - Rate of Progress - The Boston (U.S.A.) Harbour Tunnel - Conditions of Compressed Air Work - Details of the Shield - Method of Working - Rate of Progress - The Metropolitan Railway of Paris - Comparatively Limited Employment of Shields - Methodsof Shield Work Adopted - Sections in which Shields were Employed - The Champigneul Shields - Details of the Shield - Central Advance Heading Used - Method of Working - Centres for Masonry - Rate of Progress - Interruption of Street Traffic Above - General Remarks on the Champigneul Shield - The Lam arre Shields - Details of the Shield - Timber Centres - Unsatisfactory Results of Working - The Dieudonnat Shields and the Weber Shields - General Remarks on the Metropolitan Railway Shields.

X. Recent Tunnelling Work Carried Out with a Shield or with Compressed Air : Recent Tube Railways in London - The Rotherhithe Tunnel, London - General Description - Vertical Locks in the Shafts - The Shield - Steel Bulkhead in Tunnel - The River Dee Tunnel -General Description - Sinking of the Shafts - Compressed Air Work - Driving of the Tunnel - Paris Metropolitan Railway (Extension) - The Raquet Shield - Conditions of Work - Description of the Shield - The Brackenagh Tunnel,Ireland - The Hilsea Tunnel, Hampshire.

XI. Cost of the Shield : First cost of Shield - Examples - Cost of Tunnelling per Yard Forward, and per CubicYard of Content - Tables Giving Details of Quantities and Prices - Compari son of Cost of Small Tunnels in Masonry or Brickwork and Cast Iron - Increase of Cost due to Compressed Air. Gangs of Miners - Rates of Pay - Numbers of Men.

Appendix A - A Chronological List of Events Connected with Tunnelling by Means of a Shield or of Compressed Air.

Appendix B - Some English Patents Relating to Tunnelling with Shield and Compressed Air, 1818 to 1904.


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102 CORLETT, Ewan. BRUNEL, Isambard Kingdom) Iron Ship : The History and Significance of Brunel's Great Britain. First American Edition in dustjacket
Arco, 1975, ISBN:0668037679 
CORLETT, Ewan. The Iron Ship : The History and Significance of Brunel's Great Britain . NY: Arco Publishing Company, (1975). First American Edition. Pp. [6],1-253,[1]. Illustrated. Large 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Day, The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands 182. "The story of Brunel's Great Britain, the first vessel to embodyall the elements of the modern ship in one hull : metal construction, stea m-driven screw propeller, and large size aimed at good economics." - from the dj. Contents: 1. Background; 2. The conception of the 'Mammoth'; 3. The rise and progress of iron shipbuilding; 4. The practice of iron shipbuilding; 5. The shape and structure of 'Mammoth'; 6. The birth of commercial screw-propulsion; 7. The screw-propeller machinery; 8. General arrangement of the Great Britain; 9. Completion, launch and trials; 10. Entry into service;11. The first major refit, 1846; 12. Salvage from Dundrum Bay; 13. Reconst ruction; 14. The Australian steamship Great Britain; 15. Australian route; 16. Great Britain: sailing ship; 17. Second salvage; 18. Reconstruction: a slow process; 19. Conclusion. With the following appendices: 1. Particularsof Great Britain; 2. Brunel and Guppy's screw experiments on Archimedes; 3 . Propellers; 4. Details of Main Engines, Shafting and Boiler; 5. Dimensions of 1845 Masts and Spars; 6. Powering required to propel the Great Britain; 7. The voyages of the Great Britain; 8. Machinery used in the construction of the Great Britain. Name, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 50.00

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103 COX, Tom Power for Yachts. 1st UK in dj
Stanford Maritime, 1975, ISBN:0540071366 
COX, Tom. Power for Yachts. L.: Stanford Maritime, (1975). First Printing. Pp 157. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Toy 5229. Contents: Inboard Petrol Engines; Diesel Engines; Rotary Engines; Outboard Engines; Engine Conversions;Transmission; Sterndrives and Other Outdrives; Water Jet Units; Hydraulic Drives; Installation. Name tag to ffep, else vg in dj. 20.00

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104 CRABB, Howard C. Virtual Engineer : 21st century product development. First Printing in dustjacket, signed by author
Society of Manufacturing Engineers / American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dearborn, Michigan / New York, 1998, ISBN:0872634914 
CRABB, Howard C. The Virtual Engineer : 21st century product development. Dearborn, Michigan : Society of Manufacturing Engineers / New York : American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (1998). First Printing. Pp (14),[xv]-xxv,(1),[1]-166. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. "In the manufacturing industries, competition has never been fiercer and technology has never changed faster. Companies need to compress time-to-market and time-to-money if they are to prosper. Yet traditional organizational structures and modes of thinking can block change. Senior management may be unaware of many technology issues and their implications for future success or failure. Communications barriers exist at all levels and across functional divisions. A company's goals can be sketched on thewhite board or published in the annual report but if there is no road map showing the fast lanes and the bridges over the chasms, achieving them willbe all but impossible. Dr Howard Crabb defines a number of roadblocks that prevent manufacturing companies trom introducing new products that fit the wants and needs of the customer at a reasonable cost and in a shorter tirr e than in the past. Solutions to these problems are needed, and Dr. Crabb offers them. These are not just ideas - they are ideas that work. Predictiveengineering software capabilities and ever-accelerating improvements in en gineering workstatitons put the power of a supercomputer on an engineer's desk. Visual engineering allows anyone affected by a new product design to see it, as a 3-D rendering as clear as dear as anything you would see in a TV commercial. Senior management, engineering, manufacturing, finance, and sales and marketing can all tell what is being proposed, before a cent is spent on physical prototypes. And new technology incorporates knowledge-basedsys:ems, decades of design rules, ana past designs, at the command of the new virtual engineer. How does a company integrate these and other advancesinto their existing systems and organizations? This book explains how a sy stems engineering approach will make a difference." (from the dj). Contents: 1. An Environment of Change. 2. The Elementos of Change. 3. Technology a s a Tool. 4. Reinventing the Current Process. 5. 2000 and Beyond. 6. Organization Overhaul. 7. Best Practices. Veryp good in dustjacket. Signed with inscription by the author. 35.00

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105 CRALLEY, Lester V., and Lewis J. CRALLEY (eds.). In-Plant Practices for Job Related Health Hazards Control. Volume One : Production Processes. Volume Two : Engineering Aspects.
John Wiley, New York, 1988, ISBN:0471619752 
CRALLEY, Lester V., and Lewis J. CRALLEY (eds.). In-Plant Practices for JobRelated Health Hazards Control. Volume One : Production Processes. Volume Two : Engineering Aspects. Associate Editors : Paul F. Woolrich, John E. Mutchler, Knowlton J. Caplan. New York : John Wiley & Sons, (1988). First Printing. Pp [i]-xvii,(3),1-938,(2); [i]-xiii,(1),1-578. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, b;ue cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Volume 1 : Aldehydes and Alcohols (Oxo Reaction) (D. Pringle & E. Warren); Alkylamines (J. Gentile); Aluminum (P. Atkins & K. Karsten); Ammonia (J. Lynch);Antibiotics, Steroids, and Potent Drugs (P. Woolrich); Asbestos Mining and Milling (J. Goldfield); Benzene, Toluene, and Xylenes (J. Lynch); Catalyst , Low-Temperature Shift (H. Ellice); Cellulose Acetate (M. Schurger); Chlorine and Sodium Hydroxide (H. Cohen); Cobalt and Nickel Refining (B. Roy & S. Thielke); Copper (C. Dungey); Diatomite (G. Swallow); Ethyl Alcohol from Hydration of Ethylene (D. Pringle); Ehtylene Oxide--Ethylene Glycol (D. Pringle); Farm and Construction Equipment (T. Slavin); Fluorine (R. Wood); Fluorocarbon Refrigerant Gases and Solvents (G. Andersen, et al.); Fufural andFurfuryl Alcohol (J. Mutchler); Flat Glass (R. Rubino); Grain (J. Mutchler ); Hydrochloric Acid and Anhydrous Hydrogen Chloride (J. Oransky); Isocyanates (P. Woodrich); Jet Engines ( J. Feldman); Primary and Secondary Smelting--Lead, Zinc, and Cadmium (D. Burton & J. Sieverson); Nylon 6 Fiber (T. Stewart & G. Andersen); Petroleum Refinery (H. Hobson); Plastics (J. Mutchler); Polyester Polymer and Fiber (W. Herbert & G. Miller); Polyvinyl Chloride(PVC) (J. Lynch); LSI-VLSI Semiconductors--Health Hazards Control (J. Stew art); Synthetic Detergents (R. Fulwiler & A. Golembiewski); Tires and InnerTubes (L. Dieringer); Woodworking Operations (F. Darcy). Volume 2 : Materi als and Their Characteristics (D. McFee & M. Markowicz); Control of Open Process Systems (D. McFee & R. Garrison); Selection and Arrangement of Process Equipment (J. Peterson); Building Types (K. Caplan); Noise Control (C. Bohl & P. Kannapell); Building Features for Hazard Control (T. Colliton); Maintenance (C. Stevens); Assay and Quality Control (P. Woolrich); Electroplating (R. Soule); Fluidized-Bed Drying (P. Woolrich); Industrial Centrifuging: Separators, Clarifiers, and Filters (P. Woolrich); Liquid Filtration and Clarification (P. Woolrich); Metal Cleaning (T. Walker); Metal Working and Forming (R. Soule); Metallizing (R. Soule); Mixing and Blending (P. Woolrich); Nondestrucutive Inspection (J. Feldman); Painting and Coating (J. Peterson & L. Keller); Spray Drying (P. Woolrich); Vacuum Drying and Freeze Drying (P. Woolrich); The Engineer's Responsibility for Controlling Occupational Disease and Preventing Accidents (D. Paustenbach). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Ex-library (spine labels, bookplates, rear pouches), else very good in edge-browned dustjackets. The set for50.00

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106 CRESWELL, C. LeRoy. Aquaculture Desk Reference
Chapman & Hall, New York , 1995, ISBN:041207561X 
CRESWELL, C. LeRoy. Aquaculture Desk Reference. New York : Chapman & Hall, (1995). Second Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-206. Illustrated. 4to, yellow paper covered boards. “Today's expanding field of aquaculture requires data andtechniques from a wide variety of scientific disciplines, including marine and aquatic sciences, chemistry, animal nutrition, engineering, and mathem atics. Since this information is typically found only in texts and technical reports specific to each discipline, it can be very time-consuming for aquaculturists to access the facts they need. Aquaculture Desk Reference solves this problem by compiling data, formulas, computations, conversions, andtechnical information from diverse sources into one manual designed for aq uaculture professionals. It serves as a quick source of technical know-how that will drastically reduce the time spent on fact-finding and calculation. Information needed by aquaculturists and growers in both planning aquaculture projects and day-to-day operations of aquaculture facilities is included. Relevant data from fields such as physical and chemical oceanography, engineering, and the biological sciences is simply indexed for easy retrieval. Particularly valuable are the extensive tables related to water chemistry, fluid mechanics and engineering, nutrition, and disease treatment. Specifications for construction materials and many other topics are organized ina concise, understandable fashion. Among the other important areas covered are properties of water, hatchery methods, phytoplankton culture, feeds an d food conversion, aquaculture ponds, pumps and plumbing, water treatment, and properties of materials used in aquaculture. Where appropriate, the author provides equations and formulas along with simple examples so users canadapt the information to particular situations. Aquaculture Desk Reference is an essential time-saving resource for all practicing aquaculturists in industry, academic research, and education.” - from the back cover. Ex-library (spine label, bookplate, rear pouch), else very good. 25.00

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107 CRONIN, L. Eugene (edited by) Estuarine Research : Chemistry, Biology, and the Estuarine System, and Geology and Engineering. 2vols.
Academic Press, Inc., New York, 1975, ISBN:0121975010 
CRONIN, L. Eugene (edited by). Estuarine Research : Chemistry, Biology, andthe Estuarine System, and Geology and Engineering . Edited by L. Eugene Cr onin. In two volumes. NY: The Academic Press, Inc., 1973-1975. Pp. [i]-xiv,[1]-738; [i]-xiv,(2),[1]-587,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, dark grey cloth with metallic lettering to front and spines. Contents: Vol 1: Part I: Chemistry: Cycling of Elements in Estuaries, Part II: Biology: Dynamics of Food Webs inEstuaries, Part III: The Estuarine System: Estuarine Modelling. Vol 2: Par t I: Geology: Coarse Grained Sediment Transport and Accumulation in Estuaries, Part II: Engineering: 1) The Use of Vegetation in Coastal Engineering and 2) Estuarine Dredging Problems and Effects. Light wear to spine ends, else vg. For the set. 70.00

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108 Crowsnest Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 10, No. 11, September,1958
Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1958, 
(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 10, No. 11, September, 1958. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1958). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated purple and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Frigates for Norway; The Royal Engineering College; Venture Graduation; Officers and Men; Weddings and Births; The Royal Fleet Review; Quebec's 350th Anniversary; Annual Meeting of the NOA; Afloat andAshore; The Navy Plays; Lower Deck Promotions; Retirements; Naval Lore Cor ner No. 63. Cover photo of Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret in the receiving line at Royal Roads. Inside front cover photo of the ships of three nations assembled and awaiting their review by Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret. Rubbed, mailing label, else very good. 20.00

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109 Crowsnest Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 04, April, 1963. Our Navy Issue
Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1963, 
(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 4, April, 1963. Our Navy Issue. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1963). Pp 1-36.Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated blue and white stapled wrappe rs. Contents : The RCN in 1963; Provider`s Task; The Conversion Program; The RCNR`s New Outlook; Management Engineering; The Fleet Schools; Old Menace– New Tricks; Admiralty House [Halifax] (pp 24-26); The Tactical Trainer; Isometrics; Boatswain`s Call; Ghost Ships; Books for the Sailor; Composition of the Fleet; Naval Lore Corner No. 115. Cover photo of two prairie-born sailors looking out over the city of St. John`s, Newfoundland. Inside frontcover photo of HMCS Fraser. Rubbed, juvenile disfigurement in pen of front cover illustration, else very good. 18.00

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110 Crowsnest Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 04, April, 1963. Our Navy Issue
Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1963, 
(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 4, April, 1963. Our Navy Issue. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1963). Pp 1-36.Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated blue and white stapled wrappe rs. Contents : The RCN in 1963; Provider`s Task; The Conversion Program; The RCNR`s New Outlook; Management Engineering; The Fleet Schools; Old Menace– New Tricks; Admiralty House [Halifax] (pp 24-26); The Tactical Trainer; Isometrics; Boatswain`s Call; Ghost Ships; Books for the Sailor; Composition of the Fleet; Naval Lore Corner No. 115. Cover photo of two prairie-born sailors looking out over the city of St. John`s, Newfoundland. Inside frontcover photo of HMCS Fraser. Rubbed, mailing label, penned number to front cover, else very good. 20.00

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111 Crowsnest Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 04, April, 1963. Our Navy Issue
Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1963, 
(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 4, April, 1963. Our Navy Issue. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1963). Pp 1-36.Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated blue and white stapled wrappe rs. Contents : The RCN in 1963; Provider`s Task; The Conversion Program; The RCNR`s New Outlook; Management Engineering; The Fleet Schools; Old Menace– New Tricks; Admiralty House [Halifax] (pp 24-26); The Tactical Trainer; Isometrics; Boatswain`s Call; Ghost Ships; Books for the Sailor; Composition of the Fleet; Naval Lore Corner No. 115. Cover photo of two prairie-born sailors looking out over the city of St. John`s, Newfoundland. Inside frontcover photo of HMCS Fraser. Rubbed, else very good. 22.00

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Historical Survey of the Boiler Makers' and Iron and Steel Ship Builders Society , CUMMINGS, D.C
112 CUMMINGS, D.C Historical Survey of the Boiler Makers' and Iron and Steel Ship Builders Society
R. Robinson & Co., 1905, 
CUMMINGS, D.C. A Historical Survey of the Boiler Makers' and Iron and SteelShip Builders Society from August 1834 to August 1904 with a Brief Sketch of the Life and Work of its Leading Officials; Comparisons between Boilermaking, Shipbuilding, and Bridgebuilding in the Early Days of its History andof Modern Times; and Interesting Arbitration Awards and Agreements. Illust rated. Newcastle-on-Tyne: R. Robinson & Co., 1905. Pp 217. Large 8vo, blue cloth, beveled boards, gilt to front and spine. Slightly rubbed, slightly splayed, light foxing to initial and final leaves, else vg. With the signatures of several officials. 150.00

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Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Dock Engineering.  3d Edition, CUNNINGHAM, Brysson
113 CUNNINGHAM, Brysson Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Dock Engineering. 3d Edition
Charles Griffin & Co., London, 1922, 
CUNNINGHAM, Brysson. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Dock Engineering. Third Edition, Revised Throughout and Enlarged. With 49 Folding-Plates and over 600 Illustrations in the Text. London : Charles Griffin & Co., 1922. Pp 600, [49] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front and spine. A handsome and remarkably detailed treatment of the subject, with folding plates detailing the existing dock systems of the United Kingdom and continental Europe. Contents include: "Historical and Discursive"; "Dock Design"; "Constructive Appliances"; "Materials"; "Dock and Quay Walls"; "Entrances, Passages, and Locks"; "Jetties, Wharfs, and Piers"; "Dock Gates and Caissons"; "Transit Sheds and Warehouses"; "Dock Bridges"; "Graving and Repairing Docks"; "Working Equipment of Docks"; "Reinforced Concrete in Dock-Work". Ex-library (bookplate, spine label, inkstamps), fairly heavily rubbed, spine faded, else very good. 350.00

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Gold Mines of the World. Third Edition (Revised and extended in scope). with the author's compliments, CURLE, J. H.
114 CURLE, J. H. Gold Mines of the World. Third Edition (Revised and extended in scope). with the author's compliments
George Routledge & Sons, Limited / The Engineering and Mining Journal, London / New York, 1905, 1905 
CURLE, J. H. >b>The Gold Mines of the World. Third Edition (Revised and extended in scope). Written after an inspection of nearly five hundred mines in Transvaal, Rhodesia, West Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, New Zealand, India, Malay Peninsula, Siberia, United States, Alaska, Klondyke, British Columbia, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, Sudan, Hungary, Bohemia, and Wales. With plans and photographs. London : George Routledge & Sons, Limited / New York : The Engineering and Mining Journal, 1905. Pp (10),[vii]-x,(2),[1]-308, folding frontispiece, + 11 other maps + 38 plates. Index. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine.

Contents :
1. Sources of the Gold Supply.
2. Britain's Position in Gold Mining.
3. The Economic Factor.
4. "Mine Valuation."
5. The Gold Mines of the Transvaal.
6. The Gold Mines of the Transvaal (continued).
7. The Gold Mines of the Transvaal (continued).
8. The Gold Mines of Rhodesia.
9. The Gold Mines of West Australia.
10. The Gold Mines of Eastern Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, and New Guinea.
11. The Gold Mines of the East.
12. The Gold Mines of Russia and Siberia.
13. The Gold Mines of the United States and Alaska.
14. The Gold Mines of Canada, Mexico, and Central and South America.
15. The Gold Mines of Mozambique, West Africa, Egypt, Sudan, Hungary, Bohemia, Wales, etc.


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115 CUSHING, David Fisheries Resources of the Sea and Their Management (Science & Engineering Policy Series ).
Oxford University Press, London, 1975, ISBN:0198583206 
CUSHING, David. Fisheries Resources of the Sea and Their Management. (London) : Oxford University Press, 1975. First Edition. Pp. (6),1-87,(3). Maps, tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue-grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Inthe Science and Engineering Policy Series. Papadakis, International Law of the Sea: A Bibliography 2225. Chapters : 1. The Development of Fisheries; 2. The Natural History of Fishes; 3. The Dynamics of Fish Populations; 4. The First Steps in Conservation; 5. The International Structure of Management [including the Atlantic Commissions, The International Whaling Commission]; 6. Science and Conservation. With bibliography and index. Very good. 40.00

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116 D'EON, B.G.F. Angus L. Macdonald Bridge : named in honour of the late Premier of Nova Scotia who passed away April 1954.
D'EON, B.G.F. The Angus L. Macdonald Bridge : named in honour of the late Premier of Nova Scotia who passed away April 1954. Halifax : Snider & D'Eon,184 Agricola St., 1954. Pp i-v,(1),1-66. Illustrated.8vo, yellow card cove rs. Cover adds: "The second longest suspension bridge in the British Empire." Over 50 photographs and many drawings. Includes many local advertisements. Name, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 30.00

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117 DAHAN, Fernand W. Laboratories. 1st US in dj.
W. W. Norton & Co., New York, 2000, ISBN:0393730581 
DAHAN, Fernand W. Laboratories : A Guide to Master Planning, Programming, Procurement, and Design. NY: W. W. Norton & Co., (2000). First US Edition. Pp. 298. Large 8vo, grey cloth. "An essential reference for architects, engineers, and project managers, as well as industrial hygienists and those who ommission, operate, and manage chemical, biochemical, and other laboratories at every level." - from the dj. Vg in dj. 55.00

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118 DAVIES, J.E., ed. VACANTI, J.P., foreword. Bone Engineering. First Edition.
EM Squared Incorporated, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:096869800x 
DAVIES, J.E., ed. Bone Engineering. Edited by J.E. Davies. [Foreword by J.P. Vacanti]. Toronto: EM Squared Incorporated, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xiv,(2),[1]-656. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated black glossy paper covered boards, cream lettering to front board and spine. "Based on the proceedings of the Bone Engineering Workshop held in Toronto, Ontario, December 2-3, 1999", as per copyright page. Very good. Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges will be necessary to cover postageon international orders. 145.00 _ . _ ._ . _ Contents: Part I: Bone Format ion and Healing. 1. Histodynamics of Endosseous Wound Healing (by J.E. Da vies and M.M. Hosseini). 2. Morphogenesis of the Skeletal System (by D.J. Zaleske). 3. Osteogenic Cell Differentiation (by J.E. Aubin). 4. Molecular Regulation of Osteogenesis (by J. Sodek and S. Cheifetz). 5. Matrix Proteins and Biomineralization (by A.L. Boskey and E. Paschalis). 6. Growing Human Bone In Vitro (by E. Parker, A. Shiga, and J.E. Davies). Part II: Wound Healing in Bone. 7. The Cellular Cascades of Wound Healing (by J.M. Anderson). 8. Challenges Involved in the Development of Stem-Cell-Based Technologies: Hematopoiesis, Osteogenesis, and Beyond (by P.W. Zandstra). 9. Initial Blood interactions with Endosseous Implant Materials (by C.H. Gemmell and J.Y. Park). 10. Inflammatory Response to Implanted Materials (by P. Thomson, M. Esposito, C. Gretzer, and H. Liao). 11. Angiogenesis Implications for Tissue Repair (by L.A. Lakey, R. Akella, and J.R Ranieri). 12. Osteogenic Potential of Vascular Pericytes (by A.E. Canfield, M..J. Doherty, and B.A. Ashton). 13. Frustrated Wound Healing: The Immunopathogenesis of Bone Resorption (by N. Al-Saffar and PA. Revell). Part III: Novel Materials. 14. Measurement and Evaluation of the Chemical Composition and Topography of Titanium Implant Surfaces (by M. Wieland, C. Sittig, D.M. Brunette, M. Textor, and N.D.Spencer). 15. On the Properties of Surface-Modified Titanium (by J.E. Elli ngsen). 16. What Kinds of Materials Exhibit Bone-Bonding? (by T. Kokubo, H.M. Kim, M. Kawashita, and T. Nakamura). 17. Small Changes in L.nemicai Structure of a Polymer Can Have a Significant Effect on the Hard-Tissue Response In Vivo (by K. James, H. Levene, E.E. Kaufmann, J.R. Parsons, and J. Kohn). 18. Organoapatite Artificial Bone: Growth on Implant Metal and Anti-inflammatory Structures (by S.I. Stupp, J.J. Hwang, M. Lubnow, U.M. Gross, C. Voigt, M. Surhbur, S. Son, and E. Spoerke). 19. Smart Biomaterials with Intrinsic Osteoinductivity: Geometric Control of Bone Differentiation (by U. Ripamonti). Part IV: Cell-Substrate Interactions. 20. Underlying Mechanisms of Cellular Adhesion In Vitro During Colonization of Synthetic Surfaces by Bone-Derived Cells (by J.G. Steele, B.A Dalton, C.H. Thomas, K.E. Healy,T.R.Gengenbach, and CD. McFarland). 21. Modulation of Osteogenesis via Implant Surface Design (by B.D. Boyan and Z. Schwartz). 22. Effects of Biomaterial Chemistries on the Osteoblastic Molecular Phenotype and Osteogenesis: In V itro and In Vivo Studies (by C.R. Hewlett, N. Chen, X. Zhang, F.A. Akin, D.Haynes, L. Hanlev, F. Keveil, P. Evans, H. Zhou, and H. Zreiqat). 23. Inte grm-ivieaiateci Signaling ui osteoblasts on Implant Materials (by G. Gronowicz, A. Krause, M.B. McCarthy, and E.A. Cowles). 24. Osteoblast Interactions with Engineered Surfaces (by K.E. Healy , G.M. Harbers,T.A. Barber, and D.R. Sumner). 25. Bone Response to Laser Microtextured Surfaces (by J.L. Ricci, J. Charvet, S.R. Frenkel, R. Chang, P. Nadkarni, J. Turner, and H. Alexander). Part V: Tissue-Implant Interactions. 26. The Structure and Composition of the Bone-Implant Interface (by M.M. Hosseini, J- Sodek, R.-P. Franke, and J.E. Davies). 27. Incorporation of Circulating Bone-Matrix Proteins by Implanted Hydroxyapatite and at Bone Surfaces: Implications for Cemerfnt-Line Formation and Structuring of Biomaterials (by A. Nanci, S. Zalzal, M. Fortin, C. Mangano, and H.A. Goldberg). 28. Structure of Bone Adjacent to Different Dental Implants (by J.E. Lemons). 29. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Bone Growth around Endosseous Implants: A Critical Study of Microscopic Methods (by A. Boyde and L.A. Wolfe). 30. Biological Mechanisms ot Calcium-Sullate Replacement by Bone (by J.L. Ricci, H. Alexander, P. Nadkarni, M.Hawkins, J. liirner, S. KosenbJum, L. Brezenoff, D. DeLeonardis, and G. Pe cora). 31. The Effect ol' Surface Roughness and Calcium-Phosphate Coating on Bone-Regenerative Implant Surfaces (by J.A. Jansen, S. Vercaigne, A.-G. Hulshoff, F.G.A. Corten, P.J. ter Brugge, and I. Naert). 32. Mechanical Influences on Skeletal Regeneration and Bone Resorption (by D.R. Carter, E.G. Loboa Polefka, and G.S. Beaupre). 33. A Biomechanical Study of Early Tissue Formation around Bone-Interfacing Implants: The Effect of Implant Surface Geometry (by C.A. Simmons and R.M. Pimar). 34. Bone Response to Dual Acid-Etched and Machined Titanium Implant Surfaces (by R.J. Lazzara). 35. Bone Response to Sandblasted and Acid-Attacked Titanium: Experimental and Clinical Studies (by D.L. Cochran and D. Buser). 36. Impact of FGF-1 on Bone Integration with Titanium Alloy Implants (by M. McCracken, .I.E. Lemons, J. A. Thompson, D. Feldman). 37. Strategies for Tailoring Bone and Connective TissueRegeneration Using Bone Protein (by W.E. Huffer, M. Lewis T. Barnes, and J .J. Benedict). 38. Osteoinductive Biomimetic Calcium-Phosphate Coatings andtheir Potential Use as Tissue-Engineering Scaffolds (by J.D. de Bruijn, H. Yuan, K. Dekker, K LayroJJe, K. de Groot, and C.A. van Blitterswijk). Part VI: Bone-Tissue Engineering. 39. Assembling a Bone-Regeneration Therapy (b y J.O. Hollinger, S.R. Winn, Y. Hu, R. Sipe, D.C. Buck, and G. Xi). 40. NewLogic for Tissue Engineering: Multifunctional and Biosmart Delivery Vehicl es (by A.I. Caplan). 41. Platelet Concentrate: A Strategy tor Accelerating and Improving Bone Regeneration (by R.E. Marx). 42. Bone-Tissue EngineeringUsing Synthetic Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds (by J.S. Temenoff. L. Lu, and A.G. Mikos). 43. Polymer-Ceramic Composites for Bone-Tissue Engineering(by C.T. Laurencin and H.H. Lu). 44. Construction and Regulation of 3-Dimensional Bone Tissue In Vitro (by S.M. Mueller and J. Glowacki). 45. Design Strategies for 3-Dimensional In Vitro Bone Growth in Tissue-Engineering Scaffolds (by D. Baksh and J.E. I)avies). 46. In Vivo Models for Bone Tissue-Engineering Constructs (by C.E. Holy, J.A. Fialkov, M.S. Shoichet, and J.E. Davies). 47. Human Bone Marrow Stromal Cells for Bone-Tissue Engineering: InVitro and In Vivo Characterization (by S.C. Mendes, J.D. de Bruijn, K. Bak ker, A.A. van Apeldoorn, P.P. Platenburg, G.J.M. Tibbe, and C.A. van Blttterswiik). 48. Long-term Bone Regeneration in Large Human Defects Using Calcium-Phosphate Particulate (by L.L. Wykrota, F.H.L. Wykrota, C.A. Garrido). 49. Regeneration of Bone Tissue and Restoration of Occlusal Function Using rhBMP-2 (by I. Asahina, I. Seto. M. Oda. E. Marukawa. A.M. Imranul. and S. Enomoto). 50. Regulatory Barriers to Tissue-Engineering Therapies (by E. Schutte). Part VII: Clinical and Market Perspectives. 51. Clinical Needs for Bone Tissue-Engineering Technology (by M.J. Yaszemski, J.B. Oldham, L. Lu, and B.L. Currier). 52. Strategies for Bone Substitutes in Craniofacial Surgery (by J.A. Fialkov, C.E. Holy, and O. Antonyshyn). 53. Approaches to Bone Regeneration in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (by C.M.L. Clokie, R. Coulson, S.A.F. PppI. and G.K.B. Sandor). 54. Perspectives on the Contributions of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering to Bone Repair, Reconstruction, and Regeneration (by D.E Williams). 55. Ccommentary: The Bone-Graft Market in the United States (by S. Mendenhall). 56. Commentary: The Bone-Graft Market in Europe (by S. Wright).

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119 DAVIES, R.E.G., and Philip J. BIRTLES BIRTLES, Philip J. MACHAT, Mike CUNNINGHAM, John, foreword Comet : The World's First Jet Airliner. First Edition in dustjacket
Paladwr Press, McLean, VA, 1999, ISBN:1888962143 
DAVIES, R.E.G., and Philip J. BIRTLES. Comet : The World's First Jet Airliner. Illustrated by Mike Machat. (McLean, VA) : Paladwr Press, (1999). FirstEdition. Pp (4),5-63,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Triple Column. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The year 1999--27th of July to be exact--marks the 50th anniversary of the dramatic first flight of the de Havilland D.H. 106 Comet airliner. The full drama of the event was not completely realized at the time, even though it was recognized as one that was certainly significant. Aviation folk everywhere, not least in the United States, then believed that jet propulsion could not be reconciled with commercial airline operations. The jets, they said, are too fuel-thirsty & whilstacceptable for military applications, where cost is not critical, air tran sport operations will be economically impossible. The faith of the de Havilland company, the inspired intuition & combined design & engineering skillsof the Comet team & the dedication of both de Havilland & the launch custo mer, the state airline, B.O.A.C., proved all the specialists & experts wrong. In May 1952, the Comet took the message into the world, as B.O.A.C. built up its jet network. The Jet Age had begun. Sadly, after two years, a design fault was discovered, one which no previous experience in building commercial airliners (or any other aircraft) had revealed. Both the manufacturer& the operator paid a heavy penalty for being first, as it was literally a case of "back to the drawing board." Four more years were to pass before t he rejuvenated Comet had the honour of starting the world's first trans-Atlantic jet airline service. And, as described herein, it acquitted itself well thereafter. Since then, the world has never looked back. In February 1999, the British Post Office included the Comet as one of Britian's great innovations during the millenium. This book also pays tribute to that beautiful aeroplane. The Comet changed the course of air transport progress & in spite of the problems it encountered, will still, on the wings of the derivative Nimrod (the same wings, in fact, as those on the first Comet), fly intothe next millenium, more than half a century after it first took to the ai r." (from the dj). Very good in yellowed dustjacket. 25.00

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120 DAVIES, Raymond Arthur Inside Russia Today
Contemporary Publications, Winnipeg, 1945, 
DAVIES, Raymond Arthur. Inside Russia Today. Winnipeg : Contemporary Publications, 1945. Pp (2),3-92,(4). 8vo, illustrated red and blue stapled wrappers, lettered in white. Weinrich, Social Protest from the Left in Canada 1870-1970: A Bibliography 2927. Front cover adds : An Eyewitness Account by a Famous Foreign Correspondent Raymond Arthur Davies. Contents : By Convoy toRussia; I Visit the Canadian Embassy; Moscow; Strange Yet Familiar; The Ra pe of Russia; Cities That Wouldn't Die; Russia's Attitude Towards Nazis; Russia's Industrial Might; Russian Trade Unions; Synthetics . . . Science . .. Engineering; Red Magic with Perennial Wheat; War Spotlights Weaknesses i n Soviet Education; The Arts in Wartime; How Free is Religion?; Back to Capitalism?; Americans in Russia; The News of "D Day" Reaches Russia; No Racial Hatreds Here; How Europe's Underground Press Outwitted the German Gestapo; Russia and Liberated Countries; Why the Sixteen Republics?; Stalin, Symbol of Soviet Life; Russia Develops the Far North; The Psychology of the Russians; The New Russia Takes Shape; Soviet Building Revolution; Great StridesToward Reconstruction; Russia and Ourselves. Small piece torn from lower m argin of back cover (affecting only two words), spine browned, else very good. 30.00

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