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RADIO NEWS. December 1929, Vol. XI, No. 6

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jamaica, NY, Experimenter Publications, Inc.: 1929

Seller ID: 000013426

Condition: Very Good


A little creasing at cover corners; partial address label on front cover. Color cover illustration from a painting by Wesso (shows a ship in distress and a radio operator adjusting dial).Includes articles on: Radio Technique in the Talking Movies; Amateur Radio at the Cleveland Air Races; The Band-Pass Filter in Theory and Practice; and Another of Wenstrom;s Short-Wave Articles. 091306A View more info

ENGINEERING RECORD. A Weekly Journal Devoted to Civil Engineering and Contracting. Volume 65, Saturday, February 3, 1912, Number 5.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Publishing Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 000018515

Condition: Good


Periodical (removed from a bound volume and stapled inside a manila folder), approx. 10 1/2" wide by 13 3/8" tall, pages 113-140. Articles include: Another Criticism of thw Gatun Dam; Electric Vehicle Engineering; The South Haiwee Earth Dam and Reservoit of the Los Angeles Aqueduct; Water Power on the Los Angeles Aqueduct; a Reinforced Concrete Locomotive Coaling Station, and many other articles and reviews. View more info

CURIOSITIES FOR THE INGENIOUS: Selected From the Most Authentic Treasures of Nature, Science and Art, Biography, History and General Literature.

By: (Taylor, John)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Boys: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000017373

Condition: Good


16mo, blue printed boards. Small stains on front cover, corners heavily worn, modern board spine. Minor scattered foxing. 192 pages (a couple of publisher's ads between contents and text).Black and white illustrations. Many wonders including a horseless carriage, magic circle of circles, a chess automaton. View more info

NICOLAUS COPERNICUS AND HIS EPOCH.

By: Adamczewski, Jan.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Copernicus Society of America: no date

Seller ID: 000015122

Condition: Very good


In cooperation with Edward J. Piszek. Includes many black and white and color illustrations. Quarto, 161 [2] pages . One cover corner lightly bumped, upper edge slightly sunned. Dust jacket has a little chipping at edges, small closed tear on rear panel. A very nice copy. 032509A View more info

PIERSOL'S NORMAL HISTOLOGY With Special Reference to the Structure of the Human Body. 13th Edition

By: Addison, William H. F., Edited and partially re-written by

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Co.: (1927)

Edition: 13th edition

Seller ID: 000016967

Condition: near Very Good


Large octavo, maroon cloth covers, 477 pages. 432 illustrations, 43 of which are in color. Thoroughly revised and reset. Covers have light wear at corners and head and foot of spine. 100704A View more info

IBM'S EARLY COMPUTERS

By: Bashe, Charles; Lyle R. Johnson; John H. Palmer; and Emerson W. Pugh.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The MIT Press: (c. 1986)

Seller ID: 000018154

ISBN: 0262022257

Condition: Fine


Part of the MIT Press Series in The History of Computing. Large octavo, blue cloth covers. xviii [2] 716 [1] pages. Extensive notes, and index. Includes black and white photo reproductions. Dust jacket has closed tear at head of spine, very light edge wear, View more info

MICROSCOPES & ACCESSORIES. Photomicrographic and Micro-Projection Apparatus, Microtomes, Colorimeters, Optical Measuring Instruments and Refractometers.

By: Bausch & Lomb

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.: (1929)

Seller ID: 000017346

Condition: Very good


Small quarto, textured navy cloth with raised design and titles, xiii [1] 318 pages. Includes black and white illustrations and diagrams of microscopes and optical devices and accessories, along with prices. Includes a color frontis. plate of Jospeh Fraunhofer, dean of German optics, and on the other side a color illustration of the Bausch & Lomb Optical Co, facility. Light wear at cover edges, a little soil on top edge of book block. 090617A View more info

THE NEUROLOGY OF THINKING.

By: Benson, Dr. Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: 4th printing

Seller ID: 000015360

ISBN: 019505882

Condition: Fine


Octavo, blue cloth covers. vi [2] 319 pages. Includes references, index. 061508C View more info

THE MANNHEIM SLIDE RULE. Nos. 4031S, N4035S, N4041 and 4051. A Self-Teaching Manual. with tables of settings, equivalents and gauge points.

By: Breckenridge, William E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Keuffel & Esser Co.: c. 1938

Seller ID: 000016670

Condition: Good


75 pages (2) page of slide rule ads. Covers soiled, interior clean and tight. 122615A View more info

CATACLYSMS OF THE EARTH.

By: Brown, Hugh Auchincloss, with editorial assistance by Phillip C. Flayderman.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: (c. 1967)

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 000016947

Condition: Fine


Octavo, 281 pages, black and white illustrations. Former owner name on front free endpaper, else Fine. "Considerable evidence indicates that the continual growth of the South Polar ice-cap, interacting with gravitational force, at first produces a distortion, or wobble, in the earth's normal spin. Eventually, every six to eight thousand years, a sudden and radical shift of the earth's axis is caused. Continents and sea areas are rearranged and the once tropical regions may become lands of snow and ice." --from the dust jacket. 081006A View more info

LATERAL LINE DETECTORS

By: Cahn, Phyllis H., editor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press, (c. 1967),: 1967

Seller ID: 7688

Condition: Fine


Pages pp: xiv + 496,large 8vo, hardcover. Proceedings of a Conference held Yeshiva Univ., New York, April 16-18, 1966. Foreword by Georg von Bekesy. Includes index, list of contributors, and many black and white illustrations and diagrams. Book is in fine condition; dust jacket rubbed, foxed, spine sunned, good. #072900A View more info

WOODSMAN'S MANUAL. Fourth Edition

By: Cary, Austin.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1932

Edition: 4th edition

Seller ID: 000017907

Condition: Very good


16mo, (approx. 4" by 6 1/2") tan cloth covers with fold-over flap from back to front--makes this a handy field-type edition. vi [4] 366 pages. Black and white illustrations, diagrams, charts. Pocket in rear holds a single sheet printed both sides of corrections to the text. Former owner name on front free endpaper. 061508B View more info

RADIOTELESCOPES.

By: Christiansen, W. N. and J. A. Hogbom

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000015550

Condition: Very good


Part of the Cambridge Monographs on Physics. Octavo, red cloth covers, x + 231 pages. Includes black and white iilustrations, index. One cover corner lightly bumped, former owner name stamp on endpapers. Dust jacket clipped on bottom of rear flap, and price clipped. 120506A View more info

ASCENT TO ORBIT -- A SCIENTIFIC AUTOBIOGRAPHY. The Technical Writings of Arthur C. Clarke. Advance Copy

By: Clarke, Arthur C

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: (c. 1984)

Seller ID: 000013625

ISBN: 047187910X

Condition: Very Good


New York: John Wiley & Sons, (c. 1984). softcover. Very Good. Quarto, 226 pages. Letter to Chicago Tribune book editor laid in. 021210A View more info

1984: Spring. A Choice of Futures.

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine: 1984

Edition: Advance Reading Copy

Seller ID: 000015334

Condition: Fine


Trade-sized softcover, uncorrected proof in red wrappers. xiv + 261 pages. A collection of essays. Fine, unread condition. 020207A View more info

THE MOON-ELEMENT. An Introduction to the Wonders of Selenium.

By: D'Albe, E. E. Fournier.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 000017657

Condition: near Very Good


Octavo, maroon cloth covers, 166 pages. Former owner embossing stamp on title page. Includes index, black and white illustrations. Some foxing, mostly on early and last pages. 020117A View more info

SECRETS OF WISE MEN, CHEMISTS AND GREAT PHYSICIANS.

By: David, Wm. K. [William King]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Wm. K. David Publishers: 1889

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 000016074

Condition: Very good


16mo, blue cloth covers, with black decorative borders and ornate gilt titles on front cover. 125 pages, 2 pages of ads, plus 1 page of instructions for "David's Double Disk Perpetual Calendar" in two colors, attached to rear inside cover. Recipes, formulae, plans, and advice; also some magic tricks! Covers have minor rubbing, pencil notes on one page, else Very Good. 020207A View more info

THE CHEMISTRY OF POWDER AND EXPLOSIVES.

By: Davis, Tenney L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons Inc.,: 1943

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 000015629

Condition: Near fine


Octavo, maroon cloth covers, xiv + 490 pages. Complete in one volume. "The present volume contains in one binding the whole contents of volume I, first published in May, 1941, and the whole contents of Volume II which was published in March 1943." Includes black and white illustrations, index of names, and index of subjects. Former owner bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 040114A View more info

WATER WORKS & SEWERAGE, May, 1933, Vol. LXXX. No. 5

By: Enslow, L. H., editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Gillette Publishing Co.: 1933

Seller ID: 000017556

Condition: Very good


Periodical. Quarto, paper covers. Many ads. Articles include: Power Production from Sludge at Springfield, Ill. by W. B. Walraven; The Ammonia-Chlorine Process at Richmond by Marsden C. Smith; New Activated Sludge Treatment Plant, Newark, N. Y. by Glenn D. Holmes; Water supply fpr Tanneries by Aug. C. Orthmann; Chemical Treatment of Sewage as Adjunct to Sprinkling Filter Operation, by John R. Downes, plus many other articles. Light wear, a few short tears at page edges, still Very Good. 020117A View more info

THE GROWTH AND GONAD-STIMULATING HORMONES OF THE ANTERIOR HYPOPHYSIS. Memoirs of the University of California, Volume 11.

By: Evans, Herbert M., Karl Meyer, and Miriam E. Simpson, in collaboration with Alexander J. Szarka, Richard I Pencharz and Robert E. Cornish, and Frederick L. Reichert.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1933

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000018127

Condition: Fair


Quarto, folded sheets laid into covers, Not bound. 442 pages, plus plates.Covers badly chipped at edges, as are the first few pages. Spine heavily chipped and has tape. Inscribed by Herbert G. Evans to scientist Hubert R. Catchpole. This oversized book will incur additional charges for expedited or international shipping.122615B View more info