Allen, A.S. ALLEN'S ENGINEERS' MANUAL AND DIRECTORY: Los Angeles, California, 1905
Los Angeles, California: [no publisher], 1905. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, with light wear, a tear to one leaf, a dot of stain to another, minor spotting to upper page edges; in textured burgundy cloth with silver-white lettering and burgundy page-edge tint; no dust jacket.
Handy, overall pocket-sized engineer's guide to the care and management of boilers, dynamos, shafting, and such like, jammed with full-page advertising (including a few on coated stock inserts) from local suppliers, vendors and manufacturers.