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THE MENTOR - KEEPING TIME - January 1 1917 - Serial Number 122 - Volume 4, number 22

by Talman, C. F.

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Published
1917
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Science, 1917. Staple-bound in card covers. Edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about clocks, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each having the story of the subject on the back: The… Read more
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THE MENTOR - THE STORY OF RUBBER - August 16 1920 - Serial Number 209 - Volume 8, number 13

by Pinto, Peter Philip

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Published
1920
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Science, 1920. Staple-bound in card covers. Edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about rubber, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each having the story of the subject on the back: Charles… Read more
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DINOSAUR PLOTS - and Other Intrigues in Natural History

by Krishtalka, Leonard

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1990
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Very Good
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First Printing - First Thus
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9780380709984
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New York: Avon Books, 1990. 316 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Joseph Devito. The Contents are: Dinosaur Plots; The Naming of the Shrew; Lesser Known Principles; Begging the Question; Aromatic Man; Art on the Rocks; All About Eve; The Archaeopteryx Hoax;… Read more
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SCIENTISTS BEHIND THE INVENTORS

by Burlingame, Roger

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1960
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First Paperback Printing
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New York: Avon Books, 1960. 128 pp. Avon Book F-113. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Greatest Mystery Story; Behind the Steam Engine; Evangelist of Science; Magnets for Inventors; Behind the Doctors; Scientist Behind Himself; The New Alchemy; and E-mc2; followed by a bibliography and an… Read more
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HOT AIR - Meeting Canada's Climate Change Challenge

by Simpson, Jeffrey; Jaccard, Mark; Rivers, Nic

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Published
2007
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First Edition
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2007. 265 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with diagrams. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Anyone with half a brain can figure out that Canada has very little impact on the world's climate - this giant country has a population… Read more
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PATHOGENIC ROOT-INFECTING FUNGI

by Garrett, S. D.

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780521077866
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London: Cambridge University Press, 1970. (xi) 294 pp. Green cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; illustrated with drawings and charts. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; Introduction; Unspecialized Parasites; Specialized Parasites: Vascular Wilt Fungi; Specialized Parasites: Ectotrophic Root-infecting Fungi; Competitive Saprophytic Colonization of Substrates by… Read more
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HOW MATHEMATICIANS THINK - Using Ambiguity Contradiction and Paradox to Create Mathematics

by Byers, William

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Published
2007
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Near Fine
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Fifth Printing
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9780691127385
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Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2007. (vii) 415 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with diagrams. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction: Turning on the Light; The Light of Ambiguity: Ambiguity in Mathematics; Paradoxes and Mathematics: Infinity and the… Read more
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THE CHALLENGE OF THE SEA

by Clarke, Arthur C. (introduction by Wernher von Braun)

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Published
1960
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First Printing - First Thus
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New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1960. (vii) 168 pp. Green cloth with a small pictorial on the front panel; lettered in dark green on the spine; headband. Ex-library copy in a dustjacket. Dj art and interior illustrations by Alex Schomburg. As relevant today as it was when Clarke wrote it, the Contents are: Introduction by Wernher… Read more
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THE SCIENCE OF EVERYDAY LIFE

by Ingram, Jay

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Published
1989
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780670828326
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Toronto: Viking - The Penguin Group, 1989. 210 pp. Quarter-bound in dark brown on light brown boards; lettered in light brown on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. This collection of essays contains: Welcome to the Tongue Show; The Roadrunner Triumphs Again; When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like… Read more
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THE MINERALOGIST - Volume 3, number 7 - July 1935

by Dake, H. C. (editor)

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Published
1935
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Very Good
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First Edition
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United States: F. S. Young, 1935. 32 pp. Staple-bound in diigest format. Light wear on the corners with a few nicks and chips around the edges; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This issue contains: 3000 Mile Safari Ends at Reno; Origin of Silica; Copper Mineral Fossils; Electrical Prospecting; Optics and Gems;… Read more
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THE MINERALOGIST - Volume 5, number 11 - November 1937

by Dake, H. C. (editor)

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Published
1937
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First Edition
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Portland, Oregon: F. S. Young, 1937. 32 pp. Staple-bound in diigest format. Light wear on the corners with a few nicks on the edges; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This issue contains: The Early Story of Borax - part three of three by John H. Esselink; Selection of Aggregates for Portland… Read more
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A STAR CALLED THE SUN

by Gamow, George

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Published
1965
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First Paperback Printing
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New York: Bantam Books, 1965. (vi) 180 pp. Bantam Pathfinder SP115. Light edge and corner wear with some bindery ripples on an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings and diagrams. The Chapters are: How Far How Big How Hot; Atoms and Their Spectra; The Sun's Turbulent Surface; The Hot Solar Interior; Nuclei and… Read more
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LETTERS OF EULER TO A GERMAN PRINCESS - on Different Subjects in Physics and Philosophy - Volumes 1 and 2

by Euler, Leonhard (translated by Henry Hunter)

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Published
2013
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Near Fine
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First Printing - First Thus
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Lexington, Kentucky: Ulan Press, 2013. 449, 507 pp. Oversized softcover. Both volumes are lightly rubbed on the corners with flat uncreased spines; no interior markings. Euler was one of the most eminent mathematicians of the 18th century and is held to be one of the greatest in history. He is also widely considered to be the most… Read more
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BREAK-THROUGHS - Astonishing Advances in Your Lifetime in Medicine, Science and Technology

by Panati, Charles

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1980
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Very Good
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Book Club Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980. 340 pp. Navy blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings. The Chapters are: PART ONE - Medicine: Holistic Health Breakthroughs: Your Mind as Healer - and Slayer; Muntrition Breakthroughs: That - and How - You'll Eat and Why; Cancer… Read more
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NATURAL SELECTION

by Darwin, Charles

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Published
1996
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First Printing - First Thus
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9781857996050
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London: Phoenix Books, 1996. 59 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This contains two excerpts from Origin of Species: Struggle for Existence; and Natural Selection, or the Survival of the Fittest.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 24mo.
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NATURAL SELECTION

by Darwin, Charles

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Published
1996
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Near Fine
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9781857996050
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London: Phoenix Books, 1996. 59 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This contains two excerpts from Origin of Species: Struggle for Existence; and Natural Selection, or the Survival of the Fittest.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 24mo.
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WEATHER FACTS AND FANCIES

by Hornstein, R. A.

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Published
1977
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780662011958
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Toronto: Atmospheric Environment Service - Department of Fishers and the Environment, 1977. 21 pp. Staple-bound in paper covers. Light wear; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Weather Glass; Is It Ever Too Cold to Snow?; Northern Lights; Once in a Blue Moon; The Cricket and the Ant; Thunderstorms; The Moon and the Weather; Do Animals… Read more
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PRACTICAL ASTRONOMY

by Nassau, Jason John

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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New and Revised Edition
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New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, 1948. (xii) 311 pp. New and revised edition. Purple cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with charts, diagrams and black and white photographs. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper;… Read more
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EXPLORING EARTH AND SPACE - The Story of the I.G.Y.

by Hyde, Margaret O.

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Published
1957
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First Edition
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New York: Whittlesey House, 1957. 160 pp. Yellow cloth decorated in black on the front panel and spine; illustrated with drawings by Clifford N. Geary. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price clipped; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: The Big Search; Earthquakes and Volcanoes; Land of… Read more
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IT'S IN THE WIND

by Hornstein, R. A.

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Published
1960
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First Edition
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Toronto: Meteorological Division - Department of Transport, 1960. 51 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Lightly rubbed at the corners; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with brown and white line drawings by Norm Steinhaur. The Contents are: Hurricanes; Tornadoes; Waterspouts; Almanacs; Rainbows; It's Colder At My Place; Sunspots and the Weather; Rain; and Lightning.. First… Read more
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