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Milling Machines and Equipment   Part 1 & 2, I. C. S. Staff
1 I. C. S. Staff Milling Machines and Equipment Part 1 & 2
Scranton, PA International Textbook Co. 1934 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; ; Vol. 182; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Moses Brown  A Sketch, Jones, Augustine
2 Jones, Augustine Moses Brown A Sketch
The Rhode Island Printing Company 1892 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Tan cover with brown print. Some chipping around edges of cover. Contents clean. Moses Brown (September 23, 1738 – September 6, 1836) was a co-founder of Brown University and a New England abolitionist and industrialist, who funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution, including Slater Mill. rown was the son of James Brown II and Hope Power Brown and grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the grandson of Baptist minister James Brown (1666-1732), and his father was a prosperous merchant. His father died in 1739, and Moses was raised in the family of his uncle Obadiah Brown who was primarily responsible for running the firm’s spermaceti works. The firm was also active in distilling rum, owned an iron furnace, and took part in a wide variety of merchant activities including sponsoring the ill-fated and notorious voyage of the slave ship Sally in 1764. Following Obadiah Brown's death in 1762, Moses Brown served as executor of his estate. Shares in the farming and shipping business were divided between Moses Brown and his three brothers, Nicholas, Joseph, and John; it was renamed as Nicholas Brown & Co. The brothers were co-founders of the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations to Providence. The family was active in the Baptist community of Providence and were descendants of Chad Brown (c. 1600-1650), a Baptist minister who co-founded Providence. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. 
Price: 12.97 USD
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3 Machines), (Singer Sewing INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING SINGER ELECTRIC SEWING MACHINE NO. 15-90 REVERSIBLE FEED LOCK STITCH FOR FAMILY USE
Singer Manufacturing Co., 1948 1948 Later; Twentieth Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with black print and red singer "S" on front. Cover shows wear and has some minor chips. Contents clean. Page 33 has some tears, but readable. Rare booklet. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; Drawings, Photos 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Drilling Machines and Practice, Staff, I.C.S.
4 Staff, I.C.S. Drilling Machines and Practice
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1936 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; ; Vol. 176; Illustration; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 123 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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