Category Archives: Books – Technical & Engineering

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

We’ve had this for a bit, although it was put into storage when there were no takers the first time around.  Let’s see how it does in 2020… now that it’s nearly 60 years old! This large manual gives the … Continue reading

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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 – 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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