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1973 Solar Ephemeris and Surverying Instrument Manual

New York: Kueffel & Esser Co., 1973. Small pocket-sized paperback with stapled binding, 192 pages including black-and-white illustrations; very gently used, very clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$8.85

The Flier's World

By Gilbert, James

New York: Grosset & Dunlap Ridge Press , 1976. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 252 pages including many black-and-white and full colour illustrations throughout; tiny traces of shelf wear to cover edges, but very gently read, if at all, very clean and unmarked, just lacking that crisp almost new freshness; DJ has several tiny chips at top, one larger chip to front bottom. [this copy priced low, priced to go to a good home as bookseller is nearing retirement, but extra S & H at cost will be requested] . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good -.

$1.48

A Monograph of the Genus Brickellia : Memoirs of the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, I [Volume 1, Vol. One]

By Robinson, Benjamin Lincoln

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1917. Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, rubber stamped on "Printed At" page "Issued Feb 3 1917", 151 pages including 96 Figures (black-and-white drawings); pebbled black cloth covers with very bright and clear title and author name in gilt on front cover, book very gently used, gentle corner bumps but hardly a trace of shelf wear, slight grayish tinge to black covers, interior very clean and unmarked (no foxing).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$300.00

A Photographic Atlas of the Human Body: With Selected Cat, Sheep, and Cow Dissections
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A Photographic Atlas of the Human Body: With Selected Cat, Sheep, and Cow Dissections

By Tortora, Gerard J.

Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A.: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. Oversized softcover with stay-flat metal spiral binding, later printing, v + 250 pages including brilliantly colourful illustrations; almost as new except for very tiny traces of shelf and reading wear.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$4.25

Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, Ninth [9th] Edition 1957

By Archer E. Knowlton, Editor-in-Chief

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1957. Oversized hardcover in green cloth with very bright and clear gilt spine lettering, without dust jacket, xi + 2230 pages including many black-and-white illustrations throughout; just a hint of shelf wear to covers, edges age darkened, scuffed and lightly soiled resulting in a mild mechanical/oily odour, rubber stamped name of previous corporate owner on two non-text pages, but tight in binding, pages very clean and unmarked. [this copy priced low, priced to go as bookseller is nearing retirement, but additional funds for S & H may be requested] See also our listing for Arthur Arnold's The Modern Electrical Engineer.. Hard Cover. Very Good -.

$3.75

The Secret Life of Plants: A Fascinating Account of the Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Relations Between Plants and Man
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The Secret Life of Plants: A Fascinating Account of the Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Relations Between Plants and Man

By Peter Tompkins; Christopher Bird

New York: Harper & Row Perennial, 1989. Trade paperback, later printing, xiv + 402 pages; very tiny traces of shelf wear, otherwise in very clean and unmarked unused/unread condition. See also our listings for Euell Gibbons' classic Stalking the Wild Asparagus, and for John Mann's Murder, Magic, and Medicine.. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$2.40

Geeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho  [Advance Reading Copy]
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Geeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho [Advance Reading Copy]

By Katz, Jon

New York: Broadway Books, 2001. Trade paperback Advance Reading Copy, xliv + 208 pages; very clean and unmarked unread condition. . Soft Cover. Fine. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC).

$1.48

An Outline of Geomorphology: The Physical Basis of Geography

By Wooldridge, S. W.; Morgan, R. S.

London: Longmans, Green, 1959. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, later printing, xix + 409 pages including 271 black-and-white Figures (photographs, drawings, charts); gentle bumps to cover corners and spine ends, spine slanted, otherwise very gently used, blacked over name/address inside front cover, ink underlinings on approximately thirty pages, otherwise very clean and unmarked; DJ rubbed, numerous tiny chips/tears. See also our listings for G. F. Carr's very scarce The Granite Industry in Canada (Mines Branch No. 846), and our other titles published by Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, and for the equally scarce Geological Association of Canada, Mafic Dyke Swarms, Special Paper 34, With Geological Survey of Canada. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -.

$3.75

De triomftocht der wetenschap [published in UK and USA as "Science Marches On: The Origin, Progress and Significance of Scientific Knowledge")

By Shepherd, Walter

'S-Gravenhage, Netherlands: H. P. Leopold`s Uitgevers-Maatschappij, 1940. Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, 365 pages including 187 Figures (drawings), plus XL Plates (black-and-white photographs);---text in Dutch---;very gently used, tight in binding, cover edges and corners have hardly a trace of shelf wear, front cover gilt lettering very bright and clear but spine gilt lettering faded and rubbed to obscurity, foxing to top and fore edges and also dust speckling to top edge, tiny bookplates inside both covers designed by previous owner (Dutch-Canadian silhouette artist and graphic designer Hans-Detlev Voss who still lived and worked in The Netherlands during the 1930s/1940s; this is his personal copy acquired from his estate), all Plates and facing pages have light foxing, but all other page very clean and unmarked, remarkably fresh and white for cheap wartime paper. Check all of our Dutch language books by using the Keywords "text in Dutch".. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$75.00

The Radio Engineering Handbook, Third [3rd] Edition, Fourth Impression (Prepared by a Staff of Twenty-Three Specialists)

By Henney, Keith (Editor); Prepared by a Staff of Twenty-Three Specialists

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1941. Oversized brown/red cloth hardcover without dust jacket, x + 945 pages including hundreds of [black-and-white] Figures and Tables; moderate shelf wear to covers, but very gently used, tight in binding, spine gilt lettering bright and clear, all pages very clean and unmarked, fresh and white (no foxing, no odours). See also our listing for Audels Radiomans Guide: A comprehensive coverage of radio theory, circuitry, equipment, trouble shooting, and maintenance (fifty-year old book in amazing AS NEW condition) . Hard Cover. Very Good +.

$18.00

Rings Around the World : Man's Progress from Steam Engine to Satellite

By Gartmann, Heinz

New York: William Morrow, 1959. Hardcover without dust jacket, xv + 366 pages including drawings, plus black-and-white photographs; covers rubbed at corners, lightly soiled, residue inside both covers due to removal of previously glued dust jacket, otherwise gently used, tight in binding, interior clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

$3.75

The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ: The Philosophic and Practical Basis of the Religion of the Aquarian Age of the World and of the Church Universal
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The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ: The Philosophic and Practical Basis of the Religion of the Aquarian Age of the World and of the Church Universal

By Levi

Camarillo, California, U.S.A.: Devorss & Co, 1982. Trade paperback, fifteenth(1995) printing thus, vii + 174 pages; appears unread from the outside, uncreased except for light front cover corner crease, but actually very gently read with obsessively neat yellow highlighting to approximately 65 pages (ending at page 96), otherwise very clean and unmarked throughout.. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$2.25

Sign Out Science: Simple Hands-on Experiments Using Everyday Materials

By Silvana Carletti; Suzanne Girard; Kathlene R. Willing

Markham, Ontario, Canada: Pembroke Publishers, 1993. Trade paperback, later printing, 127 pages; just a hint of shelf wear, otherwise very clean and unmarked unread condition. . Soft Cover. Fine.

$1.98

The Right Stuff
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The Right Stuff

By Wolfe, Tom

New York: Bantam Books, 1980. Mass market paperback, 368 pages; one spine crease, but possibly from an overly enthusiastic store browser as book otherwise appears unread, very clean and unmarked throughout. See also our listings for Stephanie Nolen's Promised the Moon : The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race, and for Buzz Aldrin's Return to Earth.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good +.

$2.25

Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of the Various Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World

By Darwin, Charles

London, United Kingdom: J. M. Dent & Sons Everyman's Library Small hardcover in red limp leather covers (thus more of a softcover really) with gilt lettering and decoration, top edge gilt, undated except for date of 1906 at end of Introduction, xvi + 496 pages including illustrations;---gilt spine lettering and decoration clear and legible, front cover gilt embossment even more bright and clear, wear and tear to spine ends, more so to top, rubbing and light wear along cover edges (which extend beyoun the edges of the text block), otherwise gently used although some slight looseness developing in binding, pages very clean and unmarked (no foxing). See also our listing for Darwin's The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches During the Voyage of H. M. S Beagle, in a very scarce early Collins edition of 428 pages.. Hard Cover. Good.

$25.00

Deep Time [The Journey of a Single Subatomic Particle from the Moment of Creation to the Death of the Universe - and beyond ]

By David Darling

New York: Delta Dell, 1990. Trade paperback, 192 pages; corners bumped and curled, but no spine or front cover reader's creases, very clean and unmarked throughout. . First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$1.48

Metallurgy

By Johnson, Carl G.

Chicago: American Technical Society, 1942. Hardcover without dust jacket, later (1943) printing, viii + 262 pages including 127 illustrative Figures (charts, tables and drawings) within the text and unnumbered full page black-and-white photographs; just a hint of cover wear along cover edges, page edges age darkened (now 75 years old, but interior much brighter), overall very gently used, ink signature, otherwise very clean and unmarked. See also our listing for Heat Treatment of Metals, I: Introduction to Heat Treatment, Heat Treatment of Iron and Carbon Steels, Heat Treatment for Case-Hardening; II: Heat Treatment of Tools and Dies, Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel Castings, Heat Treatment of Non-Ferrous Metals.. Hard Cover. Very Good ++.

$3.75

Stones and Minerals: Minerals, Precious Stones, Rocks, Ores

By Walter Schumann

London, United Kingdom: Lutterworth Press, 1974. Hardcover without dust jacket, 225 pages including black-and-white drawings and full colour photographs; bumps and light to moderate shelf wear to cover corners and spine ends, some light soiling to covers, five-word ink gift inscription inside front cover and recipient's ink signature/date on facing blank page, otherwise gently used, tight in binding with a clean, unmarked text. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$2.23

British Science and Politics Since 1945 (Making Contemporary Britain)

By Tom Wilkie

Oxfford, UK: Basil Blackwell, 1991. Hardcover with dust jacket, ix + 142 pages; other than the usual age darkened pages, there are no flaws.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$15.00

The New Prometheans: Creative and Destructive Forces in Modern Science

By De Ropp, Robert S.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1972. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, xiii + 288 pages including black-and-white illustrations; very tiny traces of shelf wear, otherwise in very clean and unmarked unread condition. traces of rubbing and bumping to DJ, one tiny tear at back top. PLEASE NOTE: the Stock Image next to my listing is of the American Delacorte edition of this book, not my British Cape edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

$3.25

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