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Insects The Golden Bookshelf of Natural History

By Baranowski, Richard M. , Ph. D

New York: Golden Press. VG/NONE. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. No DJ. ; Great illustrations. Clean, no names or markings; 4to 11" - 13" tall .


Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied Translated and Edited From Ganot's Elements De Physique

By Ganot; translated and edited by E. Atkinson

New York, NY: William Wood and Co.. G/NONE. 1869. Hardcover. Good condition, front hinge starting. Burgundy cloth split at top spine area. No names or markings, no DJ. ; Fourth Edition, Revised and Enlarged. 1969 ; Thick 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .


Uranography; or, A Description of the Heavens; Designed for Academies and  Schools; Accompanied by an Atlas of the Heavens, Showing the Places of the  Principal Stars, Clusters and Nebulae
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Uranography; or, A Description of the Heavens; Designed for Academies and Schools; Accompanied by an Atlas of the Heavens, Showing the Places of the Principal Stars, Clusters and Nebulae


Philadelphia, PA: E. H. Butler & Sons. G/NONE. 1849. Hardcover. Quarter black leather over brown boards. Leather is cracked at spine gutter near top one-third, rubbed. Occasional pencilling thoughout. Bookplate and gift inscription to front endpapers. Moderate foxing throughout. All illustrations are in black & white. ; Bookplate of Thomas May Peirce affixed to front pastedown, gift inscription to Peirce by his father on front free endpaper. Peirce was the founder of the Union Business College of Philadelphia, later renamed to Peirce College. Peirce was a noted Philadelphia educator. The gift inscription notes that at the time of the gift-giving, Peirce wa a student at Central Hish School in Philadelphia. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 365 p. .


Geology Of The Independence Quadrangle Inyo County, California

By Ross, Donald C.

Washington, D. C.: U. S. Government Printing Office. P/NONE. 1965. First Edition. Stapled wraps. Poor condition, last two pages of text with water damage, pages adhering to one another. Most pages quite wavy at bottom. Surprisingly, the color map in rear pocket has only very mild tidewater marking to one margin, rest of map in unaffected and in fine condition. ; Geological Survey Bulleting 1181-O. ; 8vo; 65 p. .


A SCIENTIFIC AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOSEPH PRIESTLEY Selected scientific correspondence edited with commentary by.

By SCHOFIELD, Robert E., ed.

Cambridge, MA: M. I. T. , (1966).. NF/VG. 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. NF in a VG DJ. DJ is price-clipped, minor edgewear. ; Photo frontis of Priestley. Includes Sources of Letters, Biographical Sketches of Correspondents, Scientific Writings of Priestley in order of publication and general bibliography. ; 1733-1804; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 415 p. .


The Moles' first 50 years 'Greatest Joint Venture in the World'

By Youngs, Bill

Southampton, NY: Privately Printed. VG+/NONE. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+; Association history. The Moles refers to a group of construction workers who worked on massive projects incluing tunneling, highways, bridges, etc. ; 8vo; 132 p. .


Biotopes of the Western Arabian Gulf ; Marine Life and Environments of Saudi Arabia

By Basson, Philip W. & John E. Burchard Jr. & John T. Hardy & Andrew R.G. Price & Lisa Bobrowski

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia: Aramco Dept. of Loss Prevention and Environmental Affairs. NF/VG. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 0960116419 . NF, no names or markings in a VG DJ with two closed tears to top front panel of DJ. DJ spine edge lightly faded. ; Illustrated with color & b&w photos; 8vo; 284 p. .


Barometers Stick or Cistern Tube

By Banfield, Edwin

Wiltshire, UK: Baros Books. NF/NF. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0948382007 . NF, small gift note to ffep in NF DJ that is price-clipped. ; Features barometers from the Late Stuart era up to Victorian. Includes Angle Tube Barometers, Marine Barometers, Scientific Barometers, Mountain and Balloonist's Barometers, Double and Multiple Tube Barometers, Sympiesometers, Admirall Fitzroy Barometers, and more. Bibliography, index. ; 9.29 X 6.06 X 1.02 inches; 256 p. .


Scientific Instruments
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Scientific Instruments

By Wynter, Harriet & Anthony Turner

New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. NF/NF. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0684144719 . NF, small gift note to half title page. ; Great resource in very nice condition. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 240 p. .


Biocybernetics, Biosystems Analysis and the Pituitary Adrenal System A Bird's Eye View

By Papaikonomou, Evangelos

Purmerend [netherlands]: Nooy's Drukkerij. 1974. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good; Author states report is "humble testimony of an engineer who...advented into the life sciences", looking at a complex living computer, the rat. ; First; Softcover; Narrow 4to; 336 p.; No DJ .


Geology of the Tullock Creek Coal Field Rosebud and Big Horn Counties Montana - Bulletin 749, US Geological Survey

By Rogers, G. Sherburne & Lee, Wallace

Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office. 1923. Softcover. Very good; Illustrated with photos, fold-out graphic tables. Map pocket at rear with five folded maps; Softcover; 8vo; 181 p.; No DJ .


Automatic Digital Calculators

By Booth, Andrew D. & Kathleen H. V.

London, England: Butterworth's Scientific Publications. VG+/NONE. 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. VG, front cover w/light soil. No names, no markings, etc. ; Uncommon and important. Bibliography; First; Green cloth; 8vo; 231 p.; No DJ .


Southern California Geology & Los Angeles Earthquakes

By Hill, R. T.

Los Angeles, CA: Southern California Academy of Sciences. 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. VG, inked original price ($5) ffep, in VG DJ, minor edge wear; With fold out map at rear. Book prospectus laid in. ; First (1928) ; Red cloth; 8vo; DJ .


Engineering Mechanics Volume One Statics

By Meriam, J. L.

New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons. 1978. Hardcover. Fine; Lovely full leather, gilt lettering, marbled eps, AEG. With publishers plate signed in recognition of 30 yrs collaboration; 2nd Ptg; Full blue leather; 4to; No DJ .


Science and Technion

By Dibner, Bern, editor

New York, NY: American Technion Society. 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. NF, two first leaves creased at lower corner; Note ffep honors Frederick Weisman (noted art collector and businessman) as founder of Technion. Articles by Einstein, Weizmann, ; First; Brown cloth; 4to; No DJ .


Theophrastus Bombastus Von Hohenheim Called Parcelcus His Personality and Influence As Physician, Chemist and Reformer

By Stillman, John Maxson

Chicago, IL: The Open Court Publishing Co.. 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Good, boards slightly bumped at edges; Photo pasteon front cover; First; Green cloth; 8vo; 184 p.; No DJ .


Old and New Astronomy

By Proctor, Richard A. , Completed by A. Cowper Banyard

London, England: Longmans, Green and Co.. 1892. Hardcover. VG, top front corner bumped lightly, edges very lightly rubbed. Owner name two early leaves. ; Very well illustrated with drawings and maps. Beautiful gilt cover decorations, top edge gilt. Tight and clean. Owner name in two places. No foxing. ; Blue cloth/gilt; Thick 4to; 816 p.; No DJ .