Category Archives: Books – Technical & Engineering

Books: Loads of Architecture, Building, Power, Engineering, and Household Project Books!

If you have a home project coming up, check us out first.  We have 6 shelves crammed full of some of the coolest books for building, household projects, electricity, engineering, houses, architecture, and more!  I will try to get some … Continue reading

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We Now Have at Least 14,000 Books in Our Inventory…

… and the shop is kind of a wreck.  (These photos don’t show the seriously high stacks of boxes and boxes and boxes of books to be unpacked.) In the past week, I’ve added a good 4,000-5,000 books to the … Continue reading

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Soil Survey – Aroostook County, Maine – Northeastern Part, Issued 1964

This large manual also gives the following information on the cover: Series 1958, No. 27.   United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service.  In cooperation with the University of Maine Agricultural Experiment Station. Condition:  Very good. # Pages / Maps: 80 … Continue reading

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Soil Survey – Penobscot County Maine, Issued 1963 – With Loads of Maps!

This large manual also gives the following information on the cover: Series 1959, No. 28.   United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service.  In cooperation with the University of Maine Agricultural Experiment Station. I considered taking the book apart … Continue reading

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Vintage Technical Manual: Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports, 1948

  Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports – U S Department of Commerce, Civil Aeronautics Administration.  January 1948.  Includes a booklet of Revisions & Supplements, dated August 1951. Subject/Topic:  Technical / construction of airports Format:   Hardcover. # Pages:  588 pages … Continue reading

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Book: How to Build a One-Half Horse Power Dynamo or Motor, 1894 first edition

  How to Build a One-Half Horse Power Dynamo or Motor, 1894 first edition, by A E Watson. Subject/Topic:  This is a technical how-to book for “Joe Average” on how to build a one-half horse power motor. Format:  Hardcover # … Continue reading

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