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The Thinking Machine

By Pfeiffer, John

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket flaps creased, jacket rubbed.. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. x, 242 pp. Index. Tan cloth binding.; Popular Science Living Library Program .

$15.00

The Popular Science Monthly, (No. XLII, February, 1893)

By Youmans, William Jay (editor)

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good; Wraps lightly soiled and worn at spine.. 1893. Softcover. Printed wraps. 433-576pp + ads at fore and aft. Many illustrations. Articles include such subjects as the glass industry, garter snakes, prehistoric trepanning, birds of the grasslands, aesthetic sense and religious sentiment in animals, serviliity in dress, sexuality in plants, sketch of Robert Boyle, and many others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Lectures on Modular Forms

By Gunning, R. C.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Very Good; Covers very lightly scuffed.. 1962. Softcover. 0691079951 . Red printed wraps. ; Annals of Mathematics Studies; Vol. 48; 86 pages .

$25.00

The Popular Science Monthly Supplement (No. XI, March, 1878)

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Good; Wraps lightly soiled and waterstained at lower edges.. 1878. Softcover. Printed wraps. 385-480 + [10] pp of ads (including rear cover). Articles include: T. H. Huxley on William Harvey, Learning and Health, Stanley's Discoveries and the Future of Africa, Proposed Subtitutes for Religion, Spontaneous Generation, Benedict de Spinoza, Wallace and Spiritualism, Tame Bears of Sweden, astronomy, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

The Popular Science Monthly, (No. XIV, June 1873)

By Youmans, E. L. (editor)

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good; Wraps lightly soiled, head of spine chipped, musty, owner name . (J. M. Palmer) on front cover.. 1873. Softcover. Printed wraps. 129-256pp + [10] pp of ads (including rear cover). Many engravings. Articles include The Constitution of the Nebulae by Dr. H. Schellen, The Hygiene of the Ear by James Hinton, Economy of Railway Locomotion, by J. W. Grover, Instinct in Insects - II by George Pouchet, A Scientific Home Missionary (about James Stephens Henslow) , The Study of Sociology: The Political Bias by Herbert Spencer, Domestic Economy of Fuel - I by Capt. Douglas Galton, The Drift-Deposits of the Northwest - I by N. H. Winchell, Some Observations on Niagara, by Prof. John Tyndall, State Geological Surveys by Prof. Albert R. Leeds, Natural Selection in Politics by Prof. D. H. Wheeler, and others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

A Treatise on Astronomy

By Loomis, Elias

NY: Harper and Brothers. Fair with no dust jacket; Front boards nearly detached, rear boards . cracked but holding, contemporary owner name and ciphering on front . endpapers.. 1889. Later Edition. Hardcover. Original brown leather with black leather lettering piece on spine. Marbled edges. Eight lovely plates showing various aspects of the night sky as well as numerous other figures. Index. ; 346 pages .

$30.00

The Popular Science Monthly Supplement (No. V)

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Good; Wraps lightly soiled, page 449-450 has wedge missing from fore-edge . which affects text.. 1877. Softcover. Printed wraps. 385-480 + [9] pp of ads (including rear cover). Articles include: The Bible by Prof. W. Robertson Smith, Copernicus in Italy, Secret Societies in Russia, by D. Mackenzie Wallace, The Conditions of Life in Animated Beings, by Emile Blanchard, Dr. Carpenter on Spritualism by Alfred Russell [sic] Wallace, A Study of Lower Life, The Trial of Jesus Christ by Alexander Taylor Innes, Vital Force, Predominant Delusions, and Curiosities of the Voice. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

The Popular Science Monthly (No. XXXIX, July, 1875)

By Youmans, E. L. (editor)

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good; Wraps lightly soiled, tail chipped.. 1875. Softcover. Printed wraps. 257-384pp + [18] pp of ads (including rear cover). Some engravings of ants and a frontispiece portrait of William Robert Grove. Articles include: Anent Ants by E. R. Leland, The First and Last Catastrophe by Prof. W. Kindgon Clifford, Sexual Cerebration by Ely van de Warker, The Deeper Harmonies of Science and Religion, The Biography of a Bird, by Ernest Ingersoll, Recent Polar Explorations by Emma M. Converse, Savagism and Civivlization by Hubert H. Bancroft, Thunder-Showers by J. W. Phelps, The Australian Fever-Tree, The Sun's Work, The Endowment of Scientific Research by Richard A. Proctor, and others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

The Popular Science Monthly (No. LI, July, 1876)

By Youmans, E. L. (editor)

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good; Wraps lightly soiled, tape repairs to spine, stain on . fore-edges.. 1876. Softcover. Printed wraps. 257-384pp + [18] pp of ads (including rear cover). Some illustrations and a frontispiece portrait of Alexander Bain. Articles include: The Mechanical Action of Light by Wm. Crookes, The Cause of the Cold of the Ice Period by Prof. J. S. Newberry, A Fitting Recognition of America Science, Blasius' Theory of Storms, by Prof. V. L. Conrad, Ordeals and Oaths by Edward B. Tylor, The Chromis Pater-Familias by Dr. Lortet, Bigotry in Scientific Controversy, Lessons in Electricity, by John Tyndall, Certain Phases of Bird-Life by Charles C. Abbott, Of the Uncertainty and Vanity of the Sciences by Irwin Russell, Animal Powers of Offense and Defense, and others. Printed Arlington Book Club roster sheet pasted to rear cover with members' names and dates. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

Clouds and Weather Phenomena
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Clouds and Weather Phenomena

By Cave, C. J. P.

Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. Fair with no dust jacket; Shaken, owner name and writing on front . endpapers.. 1943. Second Edition. Hardcover. viii, 22 pp, index, many b/w photos of types of clouds. Blue cloth binding. .

$13.00

The Planet That Wasn\'t
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The Planet That Wasn't

By Asimov, Isaac

Garden City, NY: Doubleday. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly edgeworn.. 1976. First Printing. Hardcover. 038511687x . A collection of Asimov's essays, first printed in The Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Jacket art by Ted Bernstein. ; 206 pages .

$25.00

The Story of Decipherment:  From Egyptian Heiroglyphs to Maya Script
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The Story of Decipherment: From Egyptian Heiroglyphs to Maya Script

By Pope, Maurice

NY: Thames and Hudson. Very Good; Covers scuffed, remainder mark on page bottoms.. 1999. Revised Edition. Softcover. 050028105x . Many illustrations. ; 232 pages .

$12.00

Letters of Euler on Different Subjects in Natural Philsophy Addressed to a  German Princess, Vol. II Only of Two Volumes
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Letters of Euler on Different Subjects in Natural Philsophy Addressed to a German Princess, Vol. II Only of Two Volumes

By Euler, Leonhard; Brewster, David; Griscom, John

NY: J. & J. Harper. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, corners rounded, some . light foxing to first and last seveal leaves.. 1833. First American Edition. Hardcover. Red blindstamped cloth with elaborate gilt design and red leather gilt-stamped lettering piece on spine. Notes and life of Euler by Brewster and additional notes by John Griscom. This is volume two of a two-volume collection of published letters by 18th century Swiss mathematician and scientist Leonhard Euler. While working at the Berlin Academy, he was asked by King Frederick the Great to tutor one of his nieces in what was then termed "natural philosophy" which we now divide into the various disciplines of astronomy, physics, and philosophy. The letters were originally published in 1768, but were not translated into English until 1823. They were first published in America by J. & J. Harper in this 1833 edition and as volumes in their Harper's Family Library series. The letters in this second volume were written in 1761-62 and concern philosophy, astronomy, optics, magnetics, longitude, electricity, weather, and the wonders of the human voice. Many figures. Glossary of scientific terms at rear. Contemporary owner signature of E. S. Chaffin (? ) Springfield, Mass, on front pastedown. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 436 pages .

$200.00

Underground Transmission and Distribution for Electric Light and Power
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Underground Transmission and Distribution for Electric Light and Power

By Meyer, E. B.

NY: McGraw Hill. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, owner signature and bookplate on . front pastedown, owner stamp on rear pastedown.. 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth. viii, 312 pp. Many photos and illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Collected Mathematical Papers:  Volume 1 (1934-1946)
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Collected Mathematical Papers: Volume 1 (1934-1946)

By Jacobson, Nathan

Boston: Birkhauser. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly smudged.. 1989. Hardcover. 081763410x . Brown cloth. xviii, 454 pages. Chronology, table of contents, and mathematical formulas. A volume in the publishers Contemporary Mathematicians series, this work is the first of three volumes which presents the collected mathematical papers of the noted American algebraist and Yale professor Nathaniel Jacobson. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$45.00

Life Itself:  Its Origin and Nature
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Life Itself: Its Origin and Nature

By Crick, Francis

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. First Printing. Hardcover. 0671255622 . Blue paper boards quarter bound in blue cloth. Black and white illustrations, appendix, further reading section, and index. Francis Crick, the Nobel Prize-winning biologist addresses the ultimate scientific question, what is the nature of life itself, with this imaginative book about biology, about the origin of life, and about the origin of man. ; 192 pages .

$35.00

Devitrification of Silicate Glasses
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Devitrification of Silicate Glasses

By Knapp, Oszkar

Budapest, Hungary: Akademiai Kiado. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bookstore label on front free . endpaper, jacket toned.. 1965. Hardcover. Text in English. Gray cloth with titles stamped in black on front boards and spine. Photos, illustrations. Bibliography, index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages .

$30.00

Advances in Chromatography: 1980 Proceedings of the Fifteenth  International Symposium, Houston, TX, October 6-9, 1980
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Advances in Chromatography: 1980 Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Symposium, Houston, TX, October 6-9, 1980

By Zlatkis, A. (editor)

Houston, TX: University of Houston. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned, owner name on front free . endpaper.. 1979. Hardcover. Many illustrations. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages .

$40.00

Advances in Chromatography: 1979 Proceedings of the Fourteenth  International Symposium, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sep 24-28, 1979
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Advances in Chromatography: 1979 Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Symposium, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sep 24-28, 1979

By Zlatkis, A. (editor)

Houston, TX: University of Houston. Good with no dust jacket; Ex-research library copy with library markings . on page bottoms and tops, spine, verso of title page and rear free . endpaper.. 1979. Hardcover. Many illustrations. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 956 pages .

$40.00

Building the Nation:  Events in the History of the United States from the  Revolution to the Beginning of the War between the States
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Building the Nation: Events in the History of the United States from the Revolution to the Beginning of the War between the States

By Coffin, Charles Carleton

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, owner bookplate and signature.. 1883. Hardcover. Index, many engravings. A history for young readers about the white settlement of America through the Civil War. Olive decorative cloth binding with black and gilt designs on front boards and spine. ; 485 pages .

$30.00

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