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Gasoline Recovery Corporation [Charlestown, WV]. No date. Soft Cover 
Circa 1925. 24pp. 8 1/2' x 11'. Gray wraps with refining equipment illustrated in light blue, gray & black within a small, gilt-bordered cameo in the center of the front cover. 'Charcoal Process' above the cameo & 'Gasoline Recovery Corporation' below in light blue. A decorative gilt border encloses all of the above. The back cover has a small decorative device in gilt & black incorporating 'Charcoal Recovery Process'. All leaves glossy paper. Photo-illustration are in aqua-tinted b/w & consist of 10 plates with 18 illustrations, 6 half-page illustrations, & 2 smaller illustrations. All show equipment used in or plants using the process. Centerfold schematic drawing of a 'Gasoline Extraction Plant'. The Baltimore Gas Engineering Corporation [Baltimore] may have been the publisher of this promotional booklet since its name is printed at the bottom of each page. It is listed, however, as the 'Manager' on the title page & the text explains that they are in charge of engineering & installation while The Gasoline Recovery Corporation owns the process patents. The two central leaves are detached from the staples, a small scuffed area on the back cover o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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D. Van Nostrand Company [New York]. 1891. (None). Hard Cover 
2nd edition with additional matter. 180pp. + 36pp. advertisements. Tall 32mo. Green cloth with black-lettered covers & spine. No.62 in the Van Nostrand Science Series. Edited by F. E. Idell. 18 graphs, 2 charts & a diagram. The 1st edition was published in 1882 in the same format with 164 pages. Crease down the middle of the back cover barely noticeable on the outside, edges & corners of covers worn, some light scattered stains on covers, spine cloth a little wrinkled, edges tanned o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects. See PHOTO. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3 Simonds, Herbert R. INDUSTRIAL PLASTICS.
Pitman Publishing Corporation [New York]. 1939. (1939). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 371pp. Tall 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered front cover & spine. Color frontispiece. 100+ photos & illustrations including designs for various products, charts, graphs & drawings. Index. A very comprehensive, semi-popular survey emphasizing the use of plastics in various manufacturing applications right at the beginning of the Age of Plastic. Very faint spotting on the cover o/w Very Good, i.e. shows careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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MBI Publishing Company [Osceola, WI]. 1999. (1983, 1994, 1999). 0760307849 / 9780760307847 Soft Cover 
584pp. 4to. Photo-illustrated glossy wraps with engine in farm scene. Old price inked in the top corner of the title page o/w Near Fine, i.e. very minimal signs of careful use with no significant defects. ISBN 0760307849. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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5 Weyl, Woldemar A. COLOURED GlassES.
Society of Glass Technology [Sheffield, England]. 1981. (1951). Soft Cover 
3rd printing. 541pp. 8vo. Blue wraps. Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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6 Weyl, Woldemar A. COLOURED GlassES.
Society of Glass Technology [Sheffield, England]. 1976. (1951). Soft Cover 
2nd printing. 541pp. 8vo. Blue wraps. Lower corners of both covers creased, ripples on spine cover in-the-making, stamp on short title page 'Arriv‚e / 30 Nov 1976 / CRISTALLERIE BACCARAT' (Apparently, the book was once in the library of this manufacturer of fine crystal Glassware located in Baccarat, France, although there are no other indications of it being ex-library) o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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