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Fundamentals of Leather Science

by D. Woodroffe

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Published
1948
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Very Good
Edition
Second Edition Revised
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$42.00

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Croydon: A. Harvey, 1948. hard cover, red-brown leather., slight, minor wear to exterior. clean, no markings. strong binding.; 178pp., with unpaginated preliminaries and ads at rear. six b/w illustrations.. Second Edition Revised. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$42.00
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Architecture and the Crisis of Modern Science

by Alberto Perez-Gomez

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780262160919
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$54.00

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Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1983. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., minor evidence of use to dj, no serious flaws. clean, no writing or markings, strong binding. no bumps or chips, clips.; translated from the 1980 spanish edition by the author.; x-400pp., b/w illustrations throughout. examines the influence of science and math on architecture from the seventeenth century in europe.. First… Read more
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The Scientific Origins of National Socialism: Social Darwinism in Ernst Haeckel and the German Monist League

by Daniel Gasman

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780444196644
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$42.00

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London/NY: Macdonald and American Elsevier, 1971. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., dj is price-clipped at bottom of front flap. both bottom fore-corner tips show very small daubs of white which affect nothing. very faint, small sticker ghost to verso of front board. no other flaws. clean, no writing or markings. no bumps, tears, chips. tight binding.; xxxii-208pp., several b/w… Read more
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$42.00
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The Calculated Confusion of Calendars: Puzzles in Christian, Jewish and Moslem Calendars

by Wolfgang Alexander Schocken

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780533016778
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$25.00

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NY: Vantage Press, 1976. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws - clean, no writing or markings, tight binding. an unused copy.; unnumbered preliminaries followed by 81pp., examines different calendars and some of the mathematical aspects therein.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$25.00
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As I Was Going to St Ives: A Life of Derek Jackson

by Simon Courtauld

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780859553117
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$72.00

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Wilby, Norwich: Michael Russell, 2007. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings or writing. tight binding. no bumps, tears, clips, or creases.; 192pp., b/w illustrations, photos.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$72.00
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Imago Animalium

by Carlo Alberto Redi, Maurizio Zuccotti, Silvia Garagna

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Published
2000
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9788871641041
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$95.00

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Como: Ibis , 2000. cloth, hard cover., no flaws or wear, clean, tight binding, a beautiful copy.; this copy is inscribed by one of the co-authors on the front free endpaper.; parallel text italian-english.; 171pp., illustrated throughout with large color plates of zoological drawings, watercolors from pavia university.. Signed by Co-Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over… Read more
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$95.00
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Engineers of the Renaissance

by Bertrand Gille

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Published
1966
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$42.00

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Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1966. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., price-clipped dj has very slight edge-wear along top - no chips or tears, only shallow creasing, rubbing. tiny dot to top edge, not a marker. else, clean, no markings or writing, strong binding.; translated from french original. pre-isbn.; 256pp., illustrated throughout, including numerous duotone tipped-in plates.. First American Edition.… Read more
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The Quest for Longitude: The Proceedings of the Longitude Symposium Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts November 4-6, 1993.

by William J. H. Andrewes, Editor

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780964432901
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$65.00

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Cambridge: Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University, 1996. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws. a well preserved copy with dj in folded mylar protector., 437pp., illustrated throughout in color and b/w., 22 papers/articles delivered at the 1993 symposium by numerous contributors. the longitude symposium was organized under the auspices of the collection of historical scientific instruments in… Read more
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A Naturalist in Western China: With Vasculum, Camera and Gun (two volumes)

by Ernest Henry Wilson

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Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine Plus
Edition
Facsimile Edition, First Thus
ISBN
9780913728178
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$125.00

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Sakonnet, RI: Theophrastus, 1977. two volume complete set. green buckram with gilt lettering to spines. hard covers., very small name and number to front pastedowns. no other flaws or wear, clean, no text or exterior markings, strong bindings. very well preserved set.; fasimile of 1913 original.; vol. 1, xxxvii-251pp./vol. 2, xi-210pp., over both vols. there are 101 b/w illustrations plus… Read more
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$125.00
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The Microscopic Photographs of J.B. Dancer

by Brian Bracegirdle and James B. McCormick

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780940095106
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$65.00

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Chicago: Science Heritage Limited, 1993. hard cover in slipcase, both covered in dark brown cloth, with the book having gilt lettering and the slipcase having an affixed sheet of paper., no flaws or wear, clean, no markings, strong binding. a very well preserved copy. large, heavy item.; viii-280pp., illustrated throughout in duotone. contains detailed history of dancer, and his work… Read more
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Technology and Industrialisation: Historical Case Studies and International Perspectives

by Ian Inkster

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780860787716
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$48.00

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Aldershot, England/Brookfield, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 1998. cloth, hardcover., no flaws or wear. no markings, tight binding. appears unused.; x-318pp., contains 13 scholarly articles by mr. inkster within the scope offered in the title.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$48.00
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We Can Sleep Later: Alfred D. Hershey and the Origins of Molecular Biology

by Franklin W. Stahl, Editor

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780879695675
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$42.00

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Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2000. hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws, an unused, pristine copy.; xii-359pp., b/w photos, figures throughout. contains 17 essays and scientific papers. writings by hershey. reminiscences, tributes. a festschrift with 26 contributors.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$42.00
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Preservation of Paper and Textiles of Historic and Artistic Value (Two Volumes)

by John C. Williams, Editor

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Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780841205536
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$52.00

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Washington DC: American Chemical Society, 1981. two separately published volumes., hardcovers in dust jackets. very slight rubbing to small spots on djs. vol. 1 has minor slouch to binding. no other flaws, clean, no names/writing/markings. no tears or bumps.; vol. 1, x-403pp., b/w figures. 25 articles by various contributors./vol. 2, x-355pp., 12 color plates, numerous b/w figures, 24 articles by… Read more
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The Finger Print Instructor

by Frederick Kuhne

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Later Edition
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$42.00

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NY: Scientific American Publishing Co./Munn and Co., 1927. hardcover, issued without dust jacket(?), dark green cloth with gilt lettering and a wonderful gilt full hand print to cover., front paste-down has two different ownership names, the second in pencil, while the facing free endpaper has 2 stamps with name/address of the latter signatory. those same stamps appear on an interior… Read more
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Biological Habitat Reconstruction

by G.P. Buckley, Editor

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9781852930585
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$25.00

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London/NY: Belhaven Press, 1992. hardcover in dust jacket., three letters to bottom edge and small owner name to front free endpaper. no other flaws, clean, no text markings, tight binding.; ix-363pp., numerous tables. contains 25 articles/essays by various contributors on many aspects of habitat recreation, reconstruction, transferring habitats, diversifying and enhancing habitats, and more.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.… Read more
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L'Acquisition Des Techniques Par Les Pays Non-Initiateurs. (Colloques Internationaux Du Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique No. 538)

by Various Authors

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Published
1973
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Very Good
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No Edition Stated.
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Paris: Editions Du Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique, 1973. wrappers, as issued, sewn binding., apprx. 10-15 pages have minimal markings, mostly margin lines. five page numbers written on small part of back free endpaper. no other flaws of any kind, clean, tight binding.; 624pp., b/w illustrations, figures, tables. contains 28 articles presented at conference at pont-a-mousson in summer, 1970… Read more
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The Discovery of Glass: Experiments in the Smelting of Rich, Dry Silver Ores, and the Reproduction of Bronze Age-type Cobalt Blue Glass as a Slag

by John E. Dayton, C.C. Lamberg-Karlovsky

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780873655446
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$45.00

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Harvard University, Cambridge, MA: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 1993. wrappers, as issued., no flaws, clean, no writing or markings, tight binding.; xiii-47pp., followed by 8 pages of color plates., 5 maps, 12 b/w figures, 35 color plates. contains introduction, 5 articles, and a section of conclusions and reference material. examines evidence of early metallurgy, the processes and materials… Read more
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$45.00
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Medieval Technology and Social Change

by Lynn White, Jr.

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Published
1962
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press, 1962. hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws - clean, no writing or markings, tightly bound, a very well preserved copy.; xii-194pp. followed by ten full-page b/w plates. examines various innovations and their impact.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$45.00
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Die Natur Als Arbeitende Maschine: Zur Entstehung Des Energiebegriffs in Der Physik 1840-1850

by Herbert Breger

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
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No Edition Stated.
ISBN
9783593330822
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$42.00

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Frankfurt/NY: Campus Verlag, 1982. softcover., no flaws, tightly bound, no writing or text markings.; german text.; 251pp.. No Edition Stated.. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$42.00
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New Profession, Old Order: Engineers and German Society, 1815-1914

by Kees Gispen

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780521371988
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$24.00

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Cambridge, U.K./NY: Cambridge University Press, 1989. hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws, clean, no writing or markings, tightly bound.; x-357pp., 10 tables, 4 figures. examines increased and changing roles for engineers during the german 19th century.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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