Engineering and Mining
New York: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1852. Full Leather. Revised Edition. 100 pp. Leather covered boards with black leather patch title at spine. Considerable wear and scuffing to boards. Light water damage to lower edge of the text block, does not effect the ability to read. Six pages of gatefold engravings illustrating different tools used in surveying and navigation as well as samples of how to depict certain landforms on maps or seabased navigational needs. A facinating textbook whose concepts and problems are still relevant today. Good.
Cleveland, Ohio: The Mechanics Publishing Company. Softcover. 380 pp. Dark cloth covers have a wrap-around flap which covers half of the front cover. This flap bears the title in embossed letters. Covers and spine are aged, worn and, occasionally, frayed along the edges, hinges and corners. Edges are aged and soiled. Decorative floral endpapers. Front cover is cracked vertically along the front cover from bending. Hinges are cracked internally. Text also includes several tables, charts and diagrams. Interior is very slightly aged, but clean, crisp and tight. Good.
Boston, MA: Houghton Miffiln Company, 1975. Hard Cover. First Edition. Second Printing. 80 pp. Light wear to dust jacket, small closed tear at upper right side of front panel, now in mylar cover. Clean and tight within.
Inscribed in the year of publication, "To Gary--Greetings from the tomb." and signed by Macaulay with a drawing of a smiling pyramid, also signed. Fine / Very Good.