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Architecture and the Crisis of Modern Science

By Alberto Perez-Gomez

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 American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$54.00

The Scientific Origins of National Socialism: Social Darwinism in Ernst Haeckel and the German Monist League

By Daniel Gasman

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 figures.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$42.00

The Calculated Confusion of Calendars: Puzzles in Christian, Jewish and Moslem Calendars

By Wolfgang Alexander Schocken

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.

$25.00

As I Was Going to St Ives: A Life of Derek Jackson

By Simon Courtauld

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.

$72.00

Imago Animalium

By Carlo Alberto Redi, Maurizio Zuccotti, Silvia Garagna

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 12" - 15" tall.

$95.00

Engineers of the Renaissance

By Bertrand Gille

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. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Square 8vo.

$42.00

The Quest for Longitude: The Proceedings of the Longitude Symposium Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts November 4-6, 1993.
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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

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 connection with the fourteenth annual seminar of the national assoc. of watch and clock collectors.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$65.00

A Naturalist in Western China: With Vasculum, Camera and Gun (two volumes)

By Ernest Henry Wilson

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 folding map.. Facsimile Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Multi-Volume Set.

$125.00

Renaissance and Revolution: Humanists, Scholars, Craftsmen and Natural Philosophers in Early Modern Europe
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Renaissance and Revolution: Humanists, Scholars, Craftsmen and Natural Philosophers in Early Modern Europe

By J. V. Field and Frank A. J. L. James

Cambridge, U.K./NY: Cambridge University Press, 1993. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear, clean, no writing or markings. strong binding. a very well preserved copy.; xvi-291pp., 28 b/w illustrations. 15 essays by various contributors, bookended by an introduction and afterword. science, math, physics as they intersected with art and society during the renaissance.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$48.00

The Microscopic Photographs of J.B. Dancer

By Brian Bracegirdle and James B. McCormick

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 in early photography.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$65.00

Technology and Industrialisation: Historical Case Studies and International Perspectives

By Ian Inkster

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.

$48.00

We Can Sleep Later: Alfred D. Hershey and the Origins of Molecular Biology
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We Can Sleep Later: Alfred D. Hershey and the Origins of Molecular Biology

By Franklin W. Stahl, Editor

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.

$42.00

Preservation of Paper and Textiles of Historic and Artistic Value (Two Volumes)
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Preservation of Paper and Textiles of Historic and Artistic Value (Two Volumes)

By John C. Williams, Editor

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 various contributors. the two sympoiums took place in 1976 and 1979. important reference for paper or textile conservators.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Multi-Volume Set.

$52.00

The Finger Print Instructor

By Frederick Kuhne

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 page. exterior wear is negligible. clean, no text markings, tight binding/hinges. a very well preserved copy.; first published in 1916., vii-155pp., b/w illustrations, 11 folded sheets in pocket at rear paste-down. "based upon the e.r. henry system of classifying and filing".. Later Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$42.00

Biological Habitat Reconstruction

By G.P. Buckley, Editor

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. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

L'Acquisition Des Techniques Par Les Pays Non-Initiateurs. (Colloques Internationaux Du Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique No. 538)

By Various Authors

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 by various contributors. roughly half are in french, the others in english.. No Edition Stated.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$52.00

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

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 used, and the useful byproducts.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$45.00

Medieval Technology and Social Change

By Lynn White, Jr.

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.

$45.00

Die Natur Als Arbeitende Maschine: Zur Entstehung Des Energiebegriffs in Der Physik 1840-1850

By Herbert Breger

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.

$42.00

New Profession, Old Order: Engineers and German Society, 1815-1914
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New Profession, Old Order: Engineers and German Society, 1815-1914

By Kees Gispen

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.

$24.00

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