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1 Electrical Wiring: Technical Manual No. 5-760; Technical Order No. 00-105a-10.
Departments of the Army and The Air Force, Washington: January 1957. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Provides practical information for military personnel in the design, layout, installation, and repair of interior electrical wiring systems, as installed in the theater of operations and the zone of interior. 
Price: 24.46 USD
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2 ADLER, JERRY. High Rise: How 1,000 Men And Women Worked Around The Clock For Five Years And Lost $200 Million Building A Skyscraper.
HarperCollins Publishers, New York: 1993. 0060167017 / 9780060167011 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. But there is a slight tear along the bottom of the spine and the dustjacket. 
The unprecedented account of how money, art, passion, politics, and machinery came together to put a building in the ground, and in the skyline of the world's most fascinating, complex, and impossible city. Five years and $320 million later, the completed building stood majestically empty. Includes an Index. ". . . fascinating and funny, and it's filled with terrific characters." -- David Owen, author of The Walls Around Us 
Price: 42.70 USD
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3 CLOUGH, RICHARD H. Construction Contracting.
Wile-Interscience, New York: 1979. 0471161055 / 9780471161059 Second Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Discusses, in detail, the management and everyday workings of a construction contracting business. To meet the needs of the day-to-day direction of business affairs, the bood contains much factual information concerning business ownership, business methods, contracts, contract bonds, insurance, labor law, and labor relations, Construction cost-accounting, a bidding strategy, and the critical path method (CPM) are discussed in detail, with examples included to illustrate their application. Includes an Index. 
Price: 33.78 USD
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4 CROFT, TERRELL; CARR, CLIFFORD C. & WATT, JOHN H. (REVISED BY). American Electricians' Handbook.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York: 1970. 9th Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Stains on the covers. 
Covers virtually everything electrical in and about buildings. Puts the emphasis where you want it: on clear, brief explanations you can use on the job. It provides quick-reference tables for determining capacities, values, etc. of equipment and conductors. In brief, the practical features that made this Handbook so popular with electricians for generations have been kept intact. 
Price: 11.72 USD
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5 EASTMAN, JR., MARGARET & WILBUR. Planning & Building Your Fireplace.
Garden Way Publishing, Charlotte: 1978. 0882660837 / 9780882660837 Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Learn how to select a fireplace style for your home, how to plan construction and estimate costs, how to build a fireplace in a new home, or to add one to your present home. Illustrations take you step by step through construction. 
Price: 29.88 USD
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6 FEIRER, JOHN L. & HUTCHINGS, GILBERT R. Carpentry And Building Construction.
Chas. A. Bennett Co., Inc., Peoria: 1981. 0870023276 / 9780870023279 Revised Edition. Popular Science Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is torn and worn. 
Aided by over 2,000 large, clear diagrams and illustraions, Carpentry and Building Construction discusses each detail of modern building construction, beginning with the various materials and equipment from which the contemporary builder can choose, then explaining the process step by step. The authors cover in depth matierals, tools and machines, laying a foundation, building frames for each part of a building, details of interior and exterior work, painting, and finishing. Related topics include reading plans, scheduling, building chimneys and fireplaces, protecting against termites and decay, and ensuring adequate ventilation. Includes an Index. 
Price: 22.52 USD
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7 JACKSON, DAVID. The Wonderful World Of Engineering.
Aldus Books, LTD., London: 1969. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. The dustjacket is slightly torn in the back. 
The text and many illustrations in this book derscribe the work of the civil engineer by showing some of the greatest construction works of our time. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.55 USD
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8 JESTER, THOMAS C. (EDITOR) Twentieth-century Building Materials: History And Conservation.
Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles: 2014. Edition with New Preface. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Over the concluding decades of the twentieth century, the historic preservation community increasingly turned its attention to modern buildings, including bungalows from the 1930s, gas stations and diners from the 1940s, and office buildings and architectural homes from the 1950s. Conservation efforts, however, were often hampered by a lack of technical information about the products used in these structures, and to fill this gap Twentieth-Century Building Materials was developed by the U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service and first published in 1995. Now, this invaluable guide is being reissued—with a new preface by the book's original editor. With more than 250 illustrations, including a full-color photographic essay, the volume remains an indispensable reference on the history and conservation of modern building materials. Thirty-seven essays written by leading experts offer insights into the history, manufacturing processes, and uses of a wide range of materials, including glass block, aluminum, plywood, linoleum, and gypsum board. Readers will also learn about how these materials perform over time and discover valuable conservation and repair techniques. Bibliographies and sources for further research complete the volume. The book is intended for a wide range of conservation professionals including architects, engineers, conservators, and material scientists engaged in the conservation of modern buildings, as well as scholars in related disciplines. Thomas C. Jester, AIA, formerly an architectural historian with the National Park Service, is a senior architect at Quinn Evans Architects, where he specializes in historic preservation. 
Price: 52.25 USD
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9 REID, SUSAN BRYAN (EDITOR) Fix It Yourself: Lighting & Electricity.
Time-Life Books, Alexandria:1987. 0809462486 / 9780809462483 First Edition (unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Covers electricity in the home, floor and table lamps, lighting figures, fluorescent lighting, doorbells and chimes, wall switches and outlets, wiring within walls, outdoor lighting, and tools and techniques. Includes an Index. 
Price: 27.08 USD
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10 REID, SUSAN BRYAN (EDITOR) Fix It Yourself: Lighting & Electricity.
Time-Life Books, Alexandria:1987. 0809462486 / 9780809462483 First Edition (unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Covers electricity in the home, floor and table lamps, lighting figures, fluorescent lighting, doorbells and chimes, wall switches and outlets, wiring within walls, outdoor lighting, and tools and techniques. Includes an Index. 
Price: 27.08 USD
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11 RICHTER, H. P. Practical Electrical Wiring: Residential, Farm, And Industrial - Based On The 1971 National Electrical Code.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York: 1972. 007052386X / 9780070523869 9th Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Translates the generally technical and complex language of the Electrical Code into simple. everyday language that anybody can understand, and to incorporate throughout not only the latest National Electric Code specifications, but also the most modern devices (both in terms of working tools and equipment requiring wiring). Includes an Index. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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12 TRAISTER, JOHN E. Practical Electrical Installation, Repair And Wiring.
Tab Books, Blue Ridge Summit: May 1979. 0830697748 / 9780830697748 First Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Comprehensive introduction to electrical installation, repair and rewiring for home and farm. Includes Index and illustrations. 
Price: 6.64 USD
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13 WARD, E. J.; VOLLOR, A. The New Builders' Handbook On Brickwork And Drainage.
George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London: 1946. Second Impression. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Dustjacket has slight marks. 
This is the first of a new series on building designed to meet the post- war needs of the industry. The book is written with the special requirements of the short course trainee in view. It covers all the Brickwork and Drainage required in the modern house. 
Price: 18.53 USD
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14 WEAVER, GERALD L. Fireplace Designs.
Betterway Books, Cincinnati: 1993. 1558702814 / 9781558702813 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Here are great fireplaces of yesterday, today and tomorrow - including more than 100 architecctural drawings of creative fireplace designs. You'll also find island see-through and corner designs, a variety of and stone matles and different chimney configurations. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.53 USD
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