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Planers And Planer Practice -, -, I.C.S. Staff
1 -, I.C.S. Staff Planers And Planer Practice -
Scranton, PA International Action Center Publishing - 1936 First Edition; First Impression 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. 180; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 9.97 USD
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The Coming Revolution in Brazil, Melo, Antonio; Robert Menzel (translation & introduction)
2 Melo, Antonio; Robert Menzel (translation & introduction) The Coming Revolution in Brazil
New York Exposition Press 1970 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has a small waterstain on inside of back cover otherwise clean and very good. Dust has similar stain, but is now in mylar cover. Not price clipped. Stated First edition. Father Melo was prohibited from publishing in Brazil. He was considered the most notorious priest of Brazil's great "Troubled Zone" in the northeastern bulge of the continent. He was one of the most critic of past and present government administration for their in-effectiveness in achieving adequate social reform. Scarce if not rare book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Quantum Theory and Measurement, Wheeler, John Archibald &  Wojciech Hubert Zurek
3 Wheeler, John Archibald & Wojciech Hubert Zurek Quantum Theory and Measurement
Princeton Univ Pr 1984 0691083169 / 9780691083162 First Edition; Fifth Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Bottom and top have been reinforced with clear tape and does not adversly affect book. Date written in front otherwise fine condition. Some say it is the best collection of papers on the subject. A must have reference. ; Princeton Series in Physics; 10.20 X 7 X 1.50 inches; 840 pages 
Price: 159.97 USD
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