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Sundials: History, Art, People, Science
Sundials: History, Art, People, Science
by Mark Lennox Boyd
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A beautifully illustrated book that charts the evolution of sundials around the world as shown through photographs of important historical examples from the earliest Neolithic designs stone circles, such as Stonehenge, to the present day.... (read more)

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American Planer, Shaper and Slotter Builders
American Planer, Shaper and Slotter Builders
by Kenneth L. Cope
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Here is the first book to identify American builders of planers, shapers and slotters operating throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. Written in the style of the author's previous groundbeaking books on the American machine tool industry, this... (read more)

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American Lathe Builders: 1810-1910
American Lathe Builders: 1810-1910
by Kenneth L. Cope
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Here is the first book to identify American lathe bulders operating throughout the 19th and early 20th Centuries. Written in the style of the author's previous ground-breaking books on the machine tool industry, this volume provides the reader with... (read more)

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Sundials: History, Theory, and Practice
Sundials: History, Theory, and Practice
by Rene R J Rohr
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Masterly account of the long and colorful history of sundials as well as practical instructions for building your own. Topics include mathematical formulae and calculations relating to sundials, rare and complex dials around the world, a listing of the... (read more)

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The Sextant Handbook
The Sextant Handbook
by Bruce Bauer
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"The wealth of useful material is prodigious and by the time one has reached the back cover, the sextant is an old friend. Just as important, Cdr. Bauer deals comprehensively with maintenance and service, and his advice on how to select and assess a... (read more)

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Dictionary of leather-working tools, c. 1700-1950, and the tools of allied trades
Dictionary of leather-working tools, c. 1700-1950, and the tools of allied trades
by R A Salaman
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A reprint of Salaman's classic reference, out of print for ten years, describing and illustrating in b&w virtually every tool used in the leatherworking trades in Great Britain from about 1700 nearly to the present. Tools are arranged by trade, from... (read more)

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Slide Rules: Their History, Models & Makers
Slide Rules: Their History, Models & Makers
by Peter M Hopp
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In the hopes of "preserving these delightful devices for future generations," this collector of slide rules covers everything one could possibly want to know about this crude form of analog computer: from its invention in the 17th century to... (read more)

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American Wrench Makers 1830-1930 2ND Edition
American Wrench Makers 1830-1930 2ND Edition
by Kenneth Cope
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Tool collectors will appreciate this well organized, comprehensive catalog of American wrenches and their makers. Following a list of wrench patent dates with the names of their makers is the catalog of wrenches, organized alphabetically by maker... (read more)

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Keen Kutter Planes
Keen Kutter Planes
by Alvin Sellen
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Early Logging Tools
Early Logging Tools
by Kevin Johnson
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Slide Rules: A Journey Through Three Centuries
Slide Rules: A Journey Through Three Centuries
by Dieter von Jezierski
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A work for the serious collector, historian of technology, or widget fanatic, this is a newly revised and translated edition of a labor of love first published in German in 1977. It traces the history of the slide rule from its beginnings in the 17th... (read more)

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A Brown & Sharpe catalogue collection, 1868, 1887, 1899
A Brown & Sharpe catalogue collection, 1868, 1887, 1899
by Kenneth Cope
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1. Catalogue and price lists of Darling, Brown & Sharpe, 1868 -- 2. Catalogue and price lists of Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co., 1887 -- 3. Catalogue no. 101 and Price lists of Brown & Sharpe MFG, 1899.... (read more)

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Sundials: An Illustrated History of Portable Dials
Sundials: An Illustrated History of Portable Dials
by Hestor Higton
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A chronological, illustrated guide to portable sundials, demonstrating the vital role they have played in the world for many centuries.... (read more)

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Collection of Heating & Lighting Utensils in the United States National Museum
Collection of Heating & Lighting Utensils in the United States National Museum
by Walter Hough
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Slide Rule Simplified Explained & Illust
Slide Rule Simplified Explained & Illust
by Robert Riddell
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Care & Use of Japanese Woodworking Tools
Care & Use of Japanese Woodworking Tools
by Kip Mesirow
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Early Scientific Instruments
Early Scientific Instruments
by Nigel Hawkes
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Some Early Tools of American Science
Some Early Tools of American Science
by I Bernard Cohen
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Catalogue of Yankee Tools Ice Cream Freezers 1912 Reprint
Catalogue of Yankee Tools Ice Cream Freezers 1912 Reprint
by North Bros Mfg Co
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Catalogue of Mechanical Instruments
Catalogue of Mechanical Instruments
by Paolo Brenni
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