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    $12.50

    The Fossil Cliffs of Joggins. Peeper Book Series by Ferguson, Laing

    Halifax: Nova Scotia Museum, 1988. Illustrated card covers. Fifty-two printed pages. What was going on at Joggins 300 million years ago and why are geologists from around the world so interested? The Cliffs of Joggins contain the clues. Illustrations, photography and bibliography provided. Sticker residue to front panel. A clean bright book.. ISBN: 0-919-680-34-8. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. Maritime Provinces + Joggins Nova Scotia + Nova Scotia + Fossils + Peerer Book Series + Bay of Fundy + Tides Nova Scotia + Sir William Dawson + Sir Charles Lyell + Chegnecto Bay.


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    $15.00

    BURNHAM'S CELESTIAL HANDBOOK, VOL. 2 - CHAMAELEON-ORION (INCOMPLETE SET) by Robert Burnham

    New York: Dover Publications, 1978. Revised & enlarged. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 6 x 9 in. Black cloth boards. Condition is VERY GOOD ; no wear, covers very faintly damp-spotted. Binding tight and text unmarked. DJ is VERY GOOD ; rubbed, small tears to spine ends. Astr. Stax.


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    $324.50

    ECOTOXICOLOGY: RESPONSE, BIOMARKERS AND RISK ASSESSMENT by Zelikoff, Judith T

    Fair Haven, NJ: SOS Publications for OECD, 1997. First printing. Hard-bound in near very good condition; Bindng a bit shaken, not high quality binding, a couple signatures portrude as they they are loose but they do not seem to be; Ownership stamp I.J. Tinsley (one of the contributors) on top and fore-edge .. Thirty two papers from the 1996 meeting of ecotoxicologists/environmental toxicologists sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD); 534 pages, plus 18 pages of roundtable discussion.


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    $150.00

    Simulations for Solid State Physics: An Interactive Resource for Students and Teachers - WITH CD-ROM by Silsbee, Robert H.; Drager, Jorg

    Cambridge Univ Pr, 1997. Hardcover. As New. Cambridge Univ Pr, 1997. Hardcover. As New. 348 pp. Extremely minimal edgewear; otherwise brand new. Includes CD-ROM (for Apple Macintosh, Unix Workstation and PC) in brand new unopened condition. This new and exciting interactive resource centers around fourteen high quality computer simulations covering essential topics in solid state physics, at advanced undergraduate or graduate level. The computer simulations provided on CD-ROM cover x-ray diffraction, phonons, electron states and dynamics, semiconductors, magnetism, and dislocations. Users can vary different characteristics and immediately see the results in animations and graphical displays.The companion book is essential for effective use of the simulations. It guides the user through hundreds of exercises and examples, illustrates fundamental physical principles, and contains notes on the relevant physics. The hardcover edition includes the simulations on CD-ROM and a licence for use on a local area network on a single geographical site. The paperback edition (without CD-ROM) is intended for students who have access to the simulations on a local area network. [B7]


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    $45.00

    Impact Analysis and Development Patterns for The Oil Shale Region: Mesa, Garfield and Rio Blanco Counties, Colorado (Regional Development and Land Use Study) by Hutchins, John; C. W. Brennan and Frank G. Cooley

    Denver, 1974. First edition. Paperback. 137pp. Quarto [28 cm] Black cloth spine with white and black printed wraps. Very good condition. The fore edges of the front cover and the preliminary pages are creased. Prepared for the Colorado West Area Council of Governments and The Oil Shale Regional Planning Commission by THK Associates, Inc. Contents: The Magnitude of Growth; The Impact of Growth; Areas for Growth; Alternate Urban Patterns; Goals, Issues and Recommendations; An Agenda for Growth.


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    €45.00

    Aliphatic, Alicyclic, and Saturated Heterocyclic Chemistry, Vol 1 Part 1 - Aliphatic Chemistry by Parker W. (senior reporter)

    London: London: The Chemical Society, 1973, 1973. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. foxing affecting top edge. Review of the literature published during 1970 and 1971. One of three volumes.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    £5.40

    Metamorphism. A Study of the Transformations of Rock Masses by Alfred Harker

    Methuen, London, 1952. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Good. Unclipped dust-jacket is a little darkened and is rubbed at edges, fresh green covers with gilt lettering on the spine, sound binding, previous owner's name at the front, clean pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 03218051200..


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    AUD $8.00

    Miss Leavitt's Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe by Johnson, George

    New York, USA: Atlas Books, 2006. Softcover, first edition, 168gms, 162 pages. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    £10.00

    The Modern Theory Of Solids by Frederick Seitz

    McGraw-Hill Book Co. Inc., 1940. Hardcover. Good. 1940. Third Impression. 698 pages. No dust jacket. Khaki cloth with gilt lettering. Bright pages with light tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Former owner's name on front endpaper and inscription to paste-down. Some minor dog-eared corners. Rub marks and a few small nicks to text block edges. Tanning along spine and board edges. Forward leaning and bowed. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners.


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    $7.70

    TIME AND THE SOUL by Needleman, Jacob

    San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2003. Second edition. Paperback in new condition.. Through parables, reflections, and a unique mental exercise Jacob Needleman illuminates the great mystery of time and helps us resolve our increasingly dysfunctional relationship to it. Foreword by John Cleese; 157 pages.


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    $79.73

    The Trace Elements and Man Some Positive and Negative Aspects by Schroeder, Henry A

    Old Greenwich, Connecticut, USA: The Devin-Adair Company, 1973. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very good blue cloth. Periodic chart endpapers. Very good white DJ. Some wear to DJ. (1973), 8vo, ix, [4], 2-171pp. [9], NEW MYLAR COVER, "It is Dr. Schroeder's thesis that life originated in the sea, and when animals, including man, became terrestrial, they brought with them a necessity for those trace elements which occur naturally in sea water. These elements, generally present in minute amounts, are essential for normal metabolism. They include chromium, iodine, copper, cobalt, zinc, manganese, and a few others which are discussed in this breakthrough book."


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    AUD $35.00

    Minerals and The Microscope by H.G. Smith

    Murby, 1933. Revised Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Covers are grubby in spots, but otherwise in sound condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14902. .


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    $7.79

    Stephen Hawking's Universe by Boslough, John

    NY: William Morrow and Company, Inc. Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1985. 1st Edition, 1st printing. Hardcover. Very lightly used, mild signs of handling - unmarked. Nice, used copy. DJ improved with new, clear mylar cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages .


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    $24.00

    Organic Reactions, VOLUME 10 (X) by Cope, Arthur C.; Adams, Roger; Boekelheide, Virgil; Blatt, A. H.; Cairns, T. L.; Niemann, Carl (The Late) (Eds); et.al

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1965. Hardcover. Very Good. Ex-Library. Has all standard Library markings, pocket, labels, stamps, Wear and soil to covers. Thank you for your purchase from Sunset Books! Help Promote World Literacy, GIVE a Book as a GIFT!! In stock, Ships from Ohio. WE COMBINE SHIPPING ON MULTIPLE PURCHASES!!!! SEE PICTURES!!!!! ANY ODD/GREEN TONES ON THE SCANS ARE A PRODUCT OF MY SCANNER, NOT THE VOLUME. PLEASE NOTE!! Binding is tight and has Good hinges. Volume does HAVE LIGHT corner/spine ends/edge wear. Original copyright date is 1965.


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    $2.18

    Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit (Plume) by Al Gore

    Plume, 1993-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. Very good+ condition never read softback book,very clean no highlighting,underlining or notes


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    $12.88

    Green, Inc. : An Environmental Insider Reveals How A Good Cause Has Gone Bad by MacDonald, Christine Catherine

    Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, 2008. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Near fineIn spring 2006, Christine MacDonald left journalism for a dream job at Conservation International, one of the worlds largest environmental organizations. Soon after reporting to the group's Washington offices, however, she realized that something is rotten in today's clubby world of conservationists. Photographs8 vo, 8" - 9" tall265 pages


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    £4.93

    The Stars in their Courses by James Jeans

    Penguin Books Limited, 1939. Paperback. Good/Acceptable. 1939. 184 pages. Blue and white jacket covering identical paper covers. Contains pictorial plates. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and sunning. Jacket has light edge wear with moderate tears and chipping. Mild rubbing and marking.


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    £120.00

    Bibliography of the Geology and Eruptive Phenomena of the More Important Volcanoes of Southern Italy by Johnston-Lavis, Henry James; Stanton, B M(Johnston-Lavis, Madame Antonia)

    London: The University of London Press Ltd. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Spine darkened. Browning to eps and slight darkening to page ends. Ex-lib. 1918. Second Edition. Green hardback cloth cover with beige spine. 260mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). xxiv, 373pp. 2 sepia portrait illustrations. Includes a short biographical sketch of the author by B. B. Woodward. .


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    $19.95

    On the Occurrence of Gold in Finnish Lapland by Fircks, Curt

    Frenckellska Tryckeri-Aktiebolaget. PAPERBACK. B00L5B8F8C In English. 1906 first edition, Frenckellska Tryckeri-Aktiebolaget (Helsinki, Finland), 6 5/8 x 9 7/8 inches tall paperbound in brown printed wraps, photographic frontispiece of the lower course of the Ivalojoki River, 35 pp. plus large folding map at rear of booklet. Drilled with four holes along inner margin for placement in a binder. Paper repair to lower edge of front cover, which has a 1-inch closed tear to the middle and a light 1907 prior owner stamp to upper corner. Tape to rear cover, which has a 1-inch chip to the lower tip. Old AIME (American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers) bookplate to verso of cover. Otherwise, apart from minor age toning, a very good copy - clean and unmarked - of this scarce resource. ~WWW~ . Good. 1906. First Edition.


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    $18.00

    Population matters; people, resources, environment, and immigration by Simon, Julian L

    New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 1990. xiv, 577p., dj.


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    £24.00

    THROUGH SPACE & TIME (With the Stamp of Oflag IX A - German WWII Prisoner of War Camp) by jeans, Sir James

    Cambridge: Cambridge at the University Press, 1943. This copy notable for its provenance: with the triangular stamp 'Geprüft Oflag IX A' to the front end paper and the title page. Also written in manuscript to the front end paper "Cecil Leslie[?] P.O.W. 1579 Recd 31/5/44". 'Oflag IX A' was A German World War II prisoner-of-war camp located in Spangenberg Castle (German: Schloss Spangenberg) and housed British and Commonwealth army officers. the book itself is in very good condition. . Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.


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    $139.05

    Introduction to Electrodynamics (3rd Edition) [Paperback](Chinese Edition) by David J.Griffiths

    World Publishing Company; 1 edition (January 1. 2006). paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback Pages Number: 576 Publisher.: World Publishing Company; 1st edition (January 1. 2006). Introduction to Electrodynamics (3rd edition) introduced a pillar of the Department of Physics. undergraduate course electrodynamics . And theoretical mechanics. thermodynamics and statistical physics and quantum mechanics together are generally referred to as the four mechanics. constitute the core of the fundamental physics of theoretical knowledge training students. but also to further study th... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.


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    $14.70

    The Physicists: The History of a Scientific Community in Modern America by Kevles, Daniel J

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 1978. 2nd Printing. 8vo 489pp . Very Good in Very Good DJ. DJ stretched .


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    £24.00

    Annals of British Geology, 1893 by Blake, J F

    London: A Dulau & Co. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed. Spine darkened. Unopened. 1895. First Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xxiv, 365pp. 90 b/w illustrations. .


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    £10.00

    Guide To The Stars by Patrick Moore

    Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1961. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1961. Reprint. 222 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over dark brown cloth. Contains photographic plates. Bright pages with light tanning to endpapers and page edges. Former owner's name on front endpaper, with rub marks and a couple of tiny nicks to text block edges. Tanning along spine and board edges. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Mildly chipped dust jacket has a few creases, scuffs and small tears. Light tanning. Rubbing with shelf wear. Flaps are unclipped.


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