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81 CARROTHERS, P.J.G. Fisheries Research Bd. Bull.163 Instrumentation for the Engineering Study of Otter Trawls
1968, 
CARROTHERS, P.J.G. Instrumentation for the Engineering Study of Otter Trawls. Ottawa : Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 1968. Pp (4),v-vii,(1),1-45,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Carrothers of the St.Andrews Biological Station. Bulletin No.163. Vg. 8.00

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82 CARTER, Dyson (foreword) Sputniks to Space Travel : More Than 30 Top Cosmic Scientists Of the SovietUnion Give You Their Authoritative Fascinating Views
Northern Book House, Toronto, 1958, 
CARTER, Dyson (foreword). "Sputniks to Space Travel" : More Than 30 Top Cosmic Scientists Of the Soviet Union Give You Their Authoritative FascinatingViews. Toronto : Northern Book House, January 1958. First Edition. Pp (1), 2-45,(3) including covers. Double Column. 8vo, printed stapled self-wraps. Northern Translations Service Report #7. "Exclusibe "Northern" Translations: Will We Find Living Beings on Other Worlds? How Did Soviet Scientists Ge t So Far Ahead? Exactly how do Sputniks Work, and What For? Literally hundreds mor questions, asked by people everywhere, are answered clearly and accurately by the world's leading space scientists." (from the front cover). Contents : Foreword (by Dyson Carter); The Secrets of Outer Space (by F. Y. Zigel); The Upper Atmosphere and Its Investigation with the Help of the Man-made Earth Satellites (by V. I. Krasovsky); Materials in Soviet Rockets (by Major V. Parfyonov); A Physical Laboratory in Space (by A. Predvodelev); Soviet Sputnik Number Two; More Facts About the Dog and the Sputniks (Interview with Dr. Kirilt Stanyukovich); High Altitude Rockets for Research intothe Upper Layers of the Atmosphere (by A. A. Blagonravov); On the Road to Conquest of Outer Space (by O. Gorlov and V. Yakovlov); The Second Sputnik (by Yuri Pobedonostev); Future of Artificial Satellites (by V. Kuznetsov); Launching of Sputniks and Interplanetary Flights (by Yuri Khlebtsevich); OnEve of Man's Flight in Cosmic Space (by V. Perin); Medical Problems of Fli ght in Space (by Drs. O. Gazenko and A. Genin); Exploring the Planets (Interview with Dr. G. A. Tikhov); What Astronomers Have Found on Mars : The Question of Plant Growth (by G. Tokhov); One More Prood (by . Barabashev); SixDays in Washington (by A. A. Blagonravov); Back from Rocket and Satellite Conference (by Drs. Blagonravov, Polozkov and Kasatkin); "A Triumph of Soviet Science and Engineering" (Editorial in "Pravda", Oct. 6, 1957); "NaturalVictory of Socialism" (by L. Sedov and N. Muskhelishvili); Empty Bang (by I. Kedrin); The Unsuccessful "Vanguard" Test (As reported in the Soviet Press); "The Feat That Shook the World": Thoughts on Launching the First Man-Made Earth Satellite (by A. A. Alexandrov); Event of World Significance (by G. Polrovsky); Look at the Starry Sky (by I. Belov and I. Velichko); A Thrust into the Cosmos (by E. Kolman). Spine browned, tear to spine, chipping at top edge, on brittle paper, else very good. 50.00

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83 Caterpillar) 3600 Marine Application & Installation Manual LEKM 2005. in green binder
Caterpillar Inc, 1992, 
(Caterpillar). 3600 Marine Application & Installation Manual LEKM2005. (Morton, Ill.: Caterpillar Inc., 1992). Pp, various paginations. Illustrated with technical drawings, tables and graphs to text. 4to, loose leaf in green 3-ring binder with white lettering to spine and cover. Contents are broken down into sections: Introduction; General Information; Engine Data; Engine Performance; Service and Maintenance; Engine Systems; Piping; Fuel; Lubrication Oil; Cooling; Air; Ancillary Equipment; Control; Drawings; Mounting and Alignment; Repowering Applications; Other Applications; Trials and Commissioning; Miscellaneous. "The information presented in this guide should aidin the planning through customer acceptance phases of a project. [...] It is the installer's responsibility to consider and avoid possible hazardous conditions which could develop from the systems involved in a specific engine installation." -from the text. Vg in rubbed binder. 40.00

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84 CHALKLEY, A.P. Diesel Engines for Land and Marine Work. Fourth edition.
D. Van Nostrand Company, New York, 1917, 
CHALKLEY, A.P. Diesel Engines for Land and Marine Work. New York.: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1917. Fourth Edition. Pp. (4), v-xvii, (1), [1]-368, (2). Illustrated. 8vo, Small black abrasion to spine, some highlighting, name totitle page, else vg. 20.00

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85 CHAPMAN, Harry Men...Money...and Muscle : Building the Shubenacadie Canal
Dartmouth Historical Association, Dartmouth , 1994, ISBN:096966463x 
CHAPMAN, Harry. Men...Money...and Muscle : Building the Shubenacadie Canal.(Dartmouth, NS): The Dartmouth Historical Association, 1994. Pp. (1),ii-iv ,[1]-48. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, stapled green ill. card covers, white and pale green lettering to front cover. Introduction by Carmen Moir. "The canal was built to create a navigable waterway from Halifax Harbour to the communities along the Bay of Fundy for trade, settlement, and resource development. The canal was designed to connect the harbour to a chain of seven lakes, the Shubenacadie River, and the Minas Basin using nine locks and two inclined planes. During its construction period the population of Dartmouth great from 30 families to 400 families. The province's first major labour strike occurredf during construction in 1831 when canal workersdid not get paid. Considered an engineering triumph by many, it was a fina ncial disaster for many of its investors. Sections of the canal and its locks have been restored by the federal and provincial governments for recreational purposes and its heritage value." - from rear. Contents: 1. The Golden Age of Canals: A Great Idea -- Canal Mania -- Owen's Safari -- The Governor's Plan; 2. Planning a Dream: A New Proposal -- "A Wild Expensive Project" -- The Moneyed Class -- Maitland, the River's Mouth -- Brass Bands and Speeches; 3. Building the Waterway: Celtic Muscle -- Birth of Irish Town -- Houses for God -- Shattered Dreams; 4. Dartmouth Meets the Fundy Shore: The Paper Canal -- Fairbanks the Younger -- The Modified Scheme -- The Avery and the Iron Horse -- Henry Findlay's Logbook; 5. The End and a New Beginning: A Town of Industry -- Preserving a Legacy. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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Certified Serviceable : Swordfish to Sea King: The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. First Edition in dustjacket., CHARLTON, Peter WHITBY, Michael PETTIPAS, Leo, editor emeritus
86 CHARLTON, Peter WHITBY, Michael PETTIPAS, Leo, editor emeritus Certified Serviceable : Swordfish to Sea King: The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. First Edition in dustjacket.
CNATH Book Project, Ottawa, 1995, ISBN:0969959508 1995 0969959508 / 9780969959502 
CHARLTON, Peter & Michael WHITBY, (eds.). "Certified Serviceable" : Swordfish to Sea King : The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. (Ottawa : CNATH Book Project, 1995). First Edition. Pp (6),7-496. Illustrated throughout. Decorated endpapers. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine.

Contents:
1. The Beginning, 1943-1945;
2. The Formative Years, 1946-1949;
3-4. The Fabulous Fifties, 1950-1954 and 1955-1959;
5. Setting the Standard, 1960-1964;
6. The Beginning of the End, 1965-1968;
7. Naval Air Reserves;
8. Engineering and Maintenance Organization and Facilities;
9. Civilian Contractors and Technical Representatives;
10. Training of Officers and Men;
11. Operational Support Trades;
12. Meteorological and Oceanographic Support;
13. Supply Organization and Facilities;
14. Avionics Development;
15. Experimental Squadron 10;
16. Life at Shearwater;
17. The Aircraft Carriers;
18. The Helicopter Carriers;
19. The Survivors;
20. The Gulf War.
With detailed index.

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87 CHIZUM, David G. Westview Special Studies in Military Affairs series. Soviet Radioelectronic Combat. First Edition, Paperback.
Westview Press, Boulder and London, 1985, ISBN:0813371341 
CHIZUM, David G. Soviet Radioelectronic Combat. Boulder and London : Westview Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xix,(1),1-125,(3). 8vo, printed red card covers with yellow lettering to front cover and spine. A volumein the Westview Special Studies in Military Affairs series. Contents: 1. H istorical Background: Useof the Electromagnetic Spectrum and How It Grew --Early Russo-Soviet Developments in Radio Jamming -- Soviet Conduct of Elec tronic Hostilities in World War II -- Radioelectronic Combat Emerges. 2. Methods for Analysis of Soviet Military Literature Used in This Study: SovietSecrecy: The Problem -- Finding Answers: Some Techniques for Uncovering th e Facts: Trends in Terminology, Finding Truth in Exaggeration, Ideology: Words with Various Interpretations, Translations and Other Uses of Language, "Reverse Analysis". 3. The Ideological Roots of Radioelectronic Combat: "Struggle" as Ideology -- Radioelectronic Combat: Rooted in a Primal Fear -- The Path of Logic from Radio Broadcasting to Radioelectronic Combat. 4. Milestones in the Evolution of Radioelectronic Combat: Early Methods and Terminology -- World War II and Its Aftermath -- Hints of Changes to Come -- The New Concept is Born -- REC Comes of Age. 5. The Structure of Radioelectronic Combat: How It Is Organized and Promulgated: Misconceptions about REC -- Support Measures, REC's Rightful Place -- THe Four Major Subelements -- Jamming: Still the Inner Core -- Promulgation: The Unfinished Task. 6. Strategies for REC Employment: The Peacetime Struggle -- Wartime Character: Integration: The Essence of the Concept -- REC in Action: Space, Sea, Air, Land -- Conclusions. With annotated bibliography and glossary. Very good. 35.00

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88 Chrysler Automobiles) Automotive Age
1971, 
(Chrysler Automobiles). The automotive age. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1971]. Pp (1),2-19,(1). Illustrated. Oblong small 8vo, illustrated red stapled wrappers. A promotional brochure for Chrysler, Dodge and Plymouth automobiles. Contents : How it all began; A Workman's Dream and how he achieved it; The Results of 47 Years of Extra Care in Engineering; Uni Body Construction; Extra Care in Engineering in How a car is built; How A Car Goes; Here's how theengine works; Cars as Sport; A Home on Wheels; What will cars of the futur e be like?; How Chrysler is helping win the war against pollution; Keeping Canadian Commerce on the Move; High performance cars from Dodge and Plymouth; The man who sells cars. Advertisement on last page : Get your Dodge ScatPack or Plymouth Road Runner Dress-up kit ... Only 50c each. Join the Dodg e Scat Pack and here's what you get: 4-inch full-colour vinyl decal of the Dodge Scat Pack Bee; Full-colour Dodge Scat Pack Bumper Sticker; Full-colour Dodge Scat Pack Iron-on Transfer. Catch the Plymouthy Road Runner and here';s what you get : Full-colour Road Runner Decal; Eye-catching Road RunnerBumper Sticker; Full-colour iron-on Road Runner Transfer," Very good. 25.0 0

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89 City of Halifax) Annual Report 1976 : Engineering & Works Department
1976, 
(City of Halifax). Annual Report 1976 : Engineering & Works Department. (City of Halifax : Engineering and Works Department, 1976). Pp (3),1-66 leaves, printed one side only. Illustrated. 4to, blue comb-bound, blue and orangecard covers, lettered in orange. Contents : The Department : Expenditures. Engineering Division : Construction Engineering; Project Planning and Desi hn; Environmental Health; Transportation Engineer; Traffic Services; Surveying and Drafting. Works Divison : Works Administration; Fleet Maintenance; Snow and Ice Control; Pumpimg Stations; Sewer Maintenance; City Dump; Refuse Collection; Incinerator; City Property; Plant Engineerig; Street and Sidewalk Maintenance; Street Cleaning. Parks and Grounds : Cemetery Operations.Covers browned, faded and rubbed, comb-binding brokwn, else good. 25.00

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90 CLARK, G.H. JACKSON, P., foreword Marine Lubrication. no dj.
Simmons-Boardman Pub. Corp., New York, 1959, 
CLARK, G.H. Marine Lubrication . [Foreword by P. Jackson]. New York: Simmons-Boardman Pub. Corp., (1959). Pp. [i]-xii,1-635,(1). 8vo, black cloth withgilt lettering to spine. Light shelfwear, name and stamp to ffep, else vg. 40.00

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91 CLARK, Joan Hand of Robin Squires. First Edition in dustjacket.
Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, Toronto / Vancouver, 1977, ISBN:0772010919 
CLARK, Joan. The Hand of Robin Squires. Illustrations by William Taylor andMary Cserepy. Toronto / Vancouver : Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, (1977 ). First Printing. Pp (10), 1-145, (5). 8vo, reddish-brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A novel for young people about the Oak Island mystery. Thistale is told by a young English boy, Robin. "The mystery of buried treasur e on Oak Island, off the south shore of Nova Scotia, has puzzled and fascinated treasure hunters as well as historians and tourists for more than 180 years. First discovered in 1795, the main shaft, or the 'Money Pit' as it came to be known, has persistently foiled all those who have come to exploreits secrets. Investigation has revealed a tunnel connected to beach drains , remnants of a cofferdam and other evidence that extensive and complex works were once built on the island. Although explorations are still going on today, no one has been successful in solving the island's mystery. What is buried on Oak Island, who put it there, and how was it done? The Hand of Robin Squires offers the reader an exciting story and a possible explanation of the island's secret. The tale is told by Robin Squires, a young boy growing up in England. His father, an inventor and surveyor, is persuaded by Robin's Uncle Edward to go to America on a mysterious expedition. When he returns to England for the winter he tells Robin that he has spent the summer on an island off the coast of North America, working on Edward's project. But he refuses to tell more. Before he can return with Edward to America to complete the project, Robin's father dies. Robin, lured by his eagerness tofind out what his father had been working on and by his desire to go to Am erica, decides to join his uncle. On the voyage he discovers his uncle is aruthless pirate and that his own purpose on the voyage is to complete the ingenious engineering scheme his father had designed to bury Edward's stolen treasure. On his arrival in the New World, Robin makes friends with Actaudin, an independent and adventurous young Micmac Indian. But Edward takes Actaudin prisoner and forces him to work on the excavation. Robin soon realizes that his uncle has no intention of leaving any survivors to reveal where his treasure is hidden. A story of adventure and challenge, of friendshipand courage, The Hand of Robin Squires will fascinate every young reader. " - from the dj flaps. Very good in lightly spotted dustjacket. 30.00

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92 CLELAND, E. Davenport West Australian Mining Practice : A Description of the Mining Methods followed by the principal Gold Mines of Western Australia
Chamber of Mines of Western Australia (Incorporated), Kalgoorlie (W.A.) and London, 1911, 
CLELAND, E. Davenport. West Australian Mining Practice : A Description of the Mining Methods followed by the principal Gold Mines of Western Australia. With the Assistance of the Publicatons Committee of The Chamber of Mines of Western Australia (Incorporated). With 14 Plates and 110 Illustrations. Kalgoorlie (W.A.) and Londn : The Chamber of Mines of Western Australia (Incorporated), 1911. Pp (4),v-xvi,[1]-268,xvii-xxxi,(1),+ 14 folding plates/map. Text Illustrations. Index. 4to, gren cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Rebacked, new endpapers, ex-library (spine numbering, pereforated library stamps), edgeworn, spine darkened, covers bowed, else a very good, solid copy. 250.00 Contents : I. Geology : Kalgoorlie—Leonora—Day Dawn. II. Shaft Sinking and Timbering - Vertical Shafts : Sizes s of Shafts—Sinking—Boring out Shaft Bottoms—Stope Cut—Centre Cut— Explosives and Firing—Removal of Broken Rock—Pent Houses—Shaft Timbering—Square or Frame System—Description of Stage—Cost of Sinking. III. Shaft Sinking and Timbering - Underlay or Incline Shafts : Sizes of Shafts—Sinking—Cost of Sinking., IV. Head Frames, Winding Engines, Ropes, Air Compressors, Rock-Drilling Machines and Steel : Steel Frames—Wooden Frames—Sizes and Types of Winding Engines-Description of Hoisting Ropes—Air Compressors - Rock Drills—Drill Sharpening - Repairs to Machines. V. Shaft Plats : Vertical Shafts—Underlay Shafts—Dimensions of Plats. VI. Mine Development : Distance between Levels—Crosscuts and Drives—Sampling—Boring and Firing - Winzes — Rises — Costs — Timbering Levels—Leading Stopes—Framed or Post-and-Cup Sets—Stull Timbering — Stull-and-Post —Saddle-back—Rafter Timbering. VII. Ore Chutes and Passes : Construction — Dimensions —"Chinaman'' Chute. VIII. Stopes and Stoping : Methods of Stoping—Flat Back—Rill—Shrinkage—Costs—Relative Advantages and Disadvantages. IX. Underground Transport of Ore : Truck Roads—Trucks—Ore Transportation -Plat Ore-bins. X. Cages, Skips, and Safety Appliances : Cages—Hinged Shoes—Side Safety Catches—Safe Skips—Gate for changing Cages—Cage Indicators. XI. Signalling Methods, Apparatus and Codes : Knocker Line—Electric Signalling—Call Bell—Inter-level Signals—Signal Code. XII. Ore Sampling, Weighing and Valuation : Descriptions of Various Methods Employed. XIII. Diamond Drilling : Particulars of Machines—Size of Core—Deflection of Bores—Costs. XIV. Explosives : Composition—Purity—Chemical and Physical Examinations—Safety Fuse—Fumes - Quantities and Value of Importation. XV. Ventilation and Sanitation : Ventilation and Sanitation. XVI. Water Supply : Description of Government Water Supply—Pipe Line—Pumping Machinery—Reservoirs and Reticulation—Cost. XVII. Underground Water and Mine Drainage : Underground Water and Mine Drainage. XVIII. Wages, Fuel, Transport and Administration : Rates of Wages—Costs of Materials—Freight Rates—Mining Law. ADDITIONALSHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEI GHT. Rebacked, new endpapers, ex-library (spine numbering, pereforated library stamps), edgeworn, spine darkened, covers bowed, else a very good, solid copy. 250.00

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93 Coal Mining Schools - Nova Scotia Coal Mining Schools and Engineering Schools : A Technical School for Your Spare Time : Sydney Mines, Florence, Little Bras d'Or, Glace Bay, New Waterford, Reserve, Dominion, Dominion No. 6, Birch Cove, Port Morien, Inverness,Stellarton, Westville,
Nova.Scotia Technical College, Halifax , 1930, 
(Coal Mining Schools). Coal Mining Schools and Engineering Schools : A Technical School for Your Spare Time : Sydney Mines, Florence, Little Bras d'Or, Glace Bay, New Waterford, Reserve, Dominion, Dominion No. 6, Birch Cove, Port Morien, Inverness, Stellarton, Westville, Thorburn, Springhill, Joggins Mines, River Hebert. (Halifax, N.S.: N.S. Technical College), n.d. [ca 1930]. Pp [1]-20. 8vo, white stapled card covers. A booklet promoting eveningclasses for coal miners, offered at many locations in Cape Breton, Pictou County, etc. Very good. 20.00

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94 Coastal Engineering) American Society of Civil Engineers. Coastal Engineers Research Council. Institution of Engineers, Australia. Proceedings of the Seventeenth Coastal Engineering Conference
ASCE, Sydney, Australia, 1981, ISBN:0872622645 
(Coastal Engineering). Proceedings of the Seventeenth Coastal Engineering Conference March 23 to 28, 1980, Sydney, Australia; Sponsored by ASCE Coastal Engineering Research Council, ASCE Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Division, and, The Institution of Engineers, Australia. NY: American Society ofCivil Engineers, (1981). 3 vols. Pp 1050; 1051-2135; 2137-3171. 8vo, ill. card covers. The three volumes contain 186 chapters by divers hands, divided thematically as follows: Theoretical and Observed Wave Characteristics; Coastal Sediment Problems; Coastal Structures and Related Problems; Coastal,Estuarine, and Environmental Problems. Slightly rubbed, owner's blind stam p, else vg. 100.00

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95 COATES, Reynell Examination of Silver's Marine Governor
American Marine Governor Manufacturing Company, 1858, 
COATES, Reynell. An Examination of Silver's Marine Governor: with remarks on Governors in general. Philadelphia: American Marine Governor Manufacturing Company, 1858. Pp 24. 8vo, wraps, in modern blue card. A very interesting document in the history of the steam engine's conquest of trans-oceanic passages. The author lauds the superiority of this company's technology, noting its use in several ships of the Collins Line, and contrasting its effectiveness to the disastrous unreliability of some of its rivals. Evocative of a time when advertising approached the status of literature, and not vice versa. Vg. 40.00

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96 Committee on Marine Area Governance and Management Striking a Balance
National Academy Press, 1997, 
(Committee on Marine Area Governance and Management, Marine Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council). Striking a Balance : Improving Stewardship of Marine Areas. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1997. Pp 177. Illustrated. 8vo, blue illustrated boards. "In this report, a committee of experts proposes principles, goals, and management framework for improved marine area governance, including new governance structures at the federal and regional levels and the adoption of innovative processes in existing programs and regulatory systems." -from the cover. Fine. 40.00

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97 Committee on Shipborne Wastes Clean Ships, Clean Ports, Clean Oceans : Controlling Garbage and Plastic Wastes at Sea
National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 1995, ISBN:0309051371 
(Committee on Shipborne Wastes, Marine Board, Commission on Engineering andTechnical Systems, National Research Council). Clean Ships, Clean Ports, C lean Oceans : Controlling Garbage and Plastic Wastes at Sea. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1995. Pp (2),iii-xxi,(3),1-355,(5). Tables, diagrams and a few b&w photos in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated paper-covered boards, lettered in white. 'Marine debris is a serious environmental problem. To do its part, the United States has agreed to abide by the international treaty for garbage control at sea, known as MARPOL 73/78 Annex V. "Clean Ships, Clean Ports, Clean Oceans" explores the challenge of translating Annex V into workable procedures and controls for all kinds of ships andboats, from cruise ships to fishing crafts [sic] and recreational boats. T he volume examines how existing resources can be leveraged into a comprehensive strategy for compliance, including integrated waste management systemsand effective enforcement. " - from rear cover. Contents: Executive Summar y; 1. Dimensions of the Challenge and U.S. Progress: International and U.S.Mandates - Progress in U.S. Implementation of Annex V - U.S. Navy Complian ce - Special Situations: The Gulf of Mexico - The Challenges Ahead; 2. Sources, Fates, and Effects of Shipborne Garbage : Identifying Vessel Garbage in the Marine Environment - Sources of Shipborne Garbage - Recreational Boats - Commercial Fisheries - Cargo Ships - Passenger Day Boats and Ferries -Small Public Vessels [Coast Guard, naval auxiliary vessels, and other publicvessels (such as those operated by the U.S. Army and military academies)] - Offshore Industry Rigs, Platforms, and Supply Vessels - Navy Surface Combatant Vessels - Passenger Cruise Ships - Research Vessels - Fates of Shipborne Garbage - General Observations - Implications for Special Areas - Implications for Implementation of Annex V - Environmental and Physical Effects of Marine Desbris - Human Health Problems - Ecological Effects - Entanglement of Marine Animals - Ingestion of Plastics by Marine Species - Ghost Fishing - ; 3. Implementation : Hazard Evolution Model [Kasperson and Pijawka] - Adapting the Model to Vessel Garbage Management - Interventions to Remedythe Hazard - Technological Innovations - Organizational and Operational Ch anges - Educational Communication - Government and Private Regulation and Enforcement - Economic Incentives - Application of the Model to the SeafarerCommunities - A Final Modification to the Model; 4. Elements of an Impleme ntation Strategy : Analysis of Interventions - Recreational Boats and TheirMarinas - Commercial Fisheries and Their Fleet Ports - Cargo Ships and The ir Itinerary Ports - Passenger Day Boats, Ferries, and Their Terminals - Small Public Vessels - Offshore Platforms, Rigs, Supply Vessels, and Base Terminals - Navy Surface Combatant Vessels and Their Home Ports - Passenger Cruise Ships and Their Itinerary Ports - Garbage Disposal on Cruise Ships - Research Vessels and Their Ports of Call - Control of the NOAA Fleet; 5. Integrating Vessel and Shoreside Garbage Management : Principles of IntegratedWaste Management - Shipboard Technologies and Practices ; 6. Education and Training : A National Government Leadership Model: Smokey Bear, &c; 7. Ove rarching Issues Affecting Annex V Implementation : U.S. Enforcement of Annex V - Options for Improving Annex V Enforcement - Simplify Handling of Civil Cases - Track and Punish Repeat Violators - Monitor Garbage Handling Practices - Surveillance by Government Authorities - Surveillance by Ship Operators - Surveillance by Citizens - Implementation of Annex V in the Wider Caribbean; 8. Measuring Progress in Implementation of Annex V - Record Keeping - Surveys of Beach Debris - Monitoring Trends in Biological Impacts - Monitoring Plastics in the Marine Environment - Beach Surveys of Plastic Debris; 9. National Strategy : Strategy for each Maritime Sector; 10. Federal Action to Improve Implementation of Annex V : Scientific Monitoring - Vessel / shore interface - On-board technologies; Appendixes: . A. Committee on Shipborne Wastes Biographical Information; B. Annex V of MARPOL 73/78; C. TheInternational Law of the Sea: Implications for Annex V Implementation; D. Time Line for U.S. Implementation of Annex V; E. Characteristics of Annex VSpecial Areas; F. Ecological Effects of Marine Debris; Very good. 50.00

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98 COOPER, Byron N. ARKLE, Thomas, Jr. LATIMER, I. S., Jr. Geological Guidebook No. 1) Grand Appalachian Field Excursion, with A Description of The Pennsylvanian Rocks along The West Virginia Turnpike
V.P.I. Education Foundation and The Virginia Engineering Experiment Station, Blacksburg, VA, 1961, 
COOPER, Byron N. Grand Appalachian Field Excursion , with A Description of The Pennsylvanian Rocks along The West Virginia Turnpike by Thomas Arkle, Jr., and I. S. Latimer, Jr.: A Field Excursion Before the 1961 Annual Meeting of The Geological Society of America Being Held November 2-4, 1961, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Blacksburg, VA: The V.P.I. Education Foundation and The Virginia Engineering Experiment Station, 1961. Pp. [12],1-187,[1], + 78 p. of plates and 14 folding maps at rear. 4to, illustrated white and grey card covers. Geological Guidebook No. 1. Dampstaining to covers, occasional underlining, name, else vg. 25.00

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Tunnel Shields and the Use of Comprerssed Air in Subaqueous Works, COPPERTHWAITE, William Charles
99 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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100 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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