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Image for Rare Science Duplicates, resulting from the merger of the University of Chicago Library and the John Crerar Library, Pt. I (Christie's South Kensington Ltd, Saturday, 2 July, 1994)

Rare Science Duplicates, resulting from the merger of the University of Chicago Library and the John Crerar Library, Pt. I (Christie's South Kensington Ltd, Saturday, 2 July, 1994)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Christie's, South Kensington: 1994

Seller ID: 034562

Condition: Near Fine


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Rare Science Duplicates, resulting from the merger of the University of Chicago Library and the John Crerar Library, Pt. II (Christie's South Kensington Ltd, Friday, 31 March, 1995))

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Christie's, South Kensington: 1995

Seller ID: 034563

Condition: Near Fine


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Aerojet-General Corporation (Promotional Booklet)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Azusa, CA, Aerojet-General Corporation:

Seller ID: 035407

Condition: Good+


No date of publication, though circa 1962. Dan Kimball is still listed as president and W. E. Zisch as Vice President and General Manager. 36 pages, unpaginated, saddle stapled into glossy cover. Covers show light scattered edge wear, as well as a half inch closed tear from the upper edge over the front cover. The name M. Blasdal is inked at the top of the front cover, as well as in the blank space at the top of one page in contents. Volume remains tight, and is othe... View more info

Image for Scientific American: An Illustrated Journal of Art, Science & Mechanics, Vol. XXII & Vol. XXIII (January - December, 1870)

Scientific American: An Illustrated Journal of Art, Science & Mechanics, Vol. XXII & Vol. XXIII (January - December, 1870)

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Munn & Co.: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036032

Condition: Fair


422 & 414 pages. Covers are heavily worn and show moisture damage. Moisture stains seen on first and last few leaves. Title page and page 1/2 of Vol. XXII with tears, stains, and a little paper loss. Page 89/90 of Vol. XXIII was misbound and there is wear along overlapping edges of this leaf. Otherwise, there are a few creases and light smudges, though contents are intact and generally clean. Due to weight and size, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or... View more info

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Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Ohio Electric Light Association Held at Sandusky, Ohio, August 16, 17 and 18, 1904

By: Brown, Douglas A. (Reported by)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036261

Condition: Good


166 pages. Illustrated and many pages of ads. Covers show rubbing and a little wear, though lettering remains bright. Volume is tight and contents are clean and intact. View more info

Image for A Defence of the Experiments to Determine the Comparative Value of the Principal Varieties of Fuel Used in the United States, and Also in Europe, Containing A Correspondence with a Committee of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences...

A Defence of the Experiments to Determine the Comparative Value of the Principal Varieties of Fuel Used in the United States, and Also in Europe, Containing A Correspondence with a Committee of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences...

By: Bull, Marcus

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Judah Dobson: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033933

Condition: Fair


51 pages, bound in paper wrap covers. Covers show chips and a few small tears. There is a small stain over the date, that also mildly affects the date on the title page. Inked library numbers at the top of the front cover, though there are no further library markings. Contents are generally clean, though show moderate foxing and age toning throughout. View more info

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Chimie Des Demoiselles Lecons Professees a La Sorbonne

By: Cahours [August] & Riche [Alfred]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Bibliotheque D'Education Ed De Recreation:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035750

Condition: Good


No date of publication, though circa 1868. 351 pages, plus ads. Red cloth with gilt stamped lettering and image is faded over spine and parts of bottom cover. All edges are gilded, though there is light smoke staining to upper edge affecting just the upper face of a few leaves at the rear. Small book plate on front face down, as well as an inked library call number. Small inked notations along gutter of free end leaf. Volume remains tight and the contents are other... View more info

Tesla: Master of Lightning

By: Cheney, Margaret & Robert Uth (Technical Editor, Jim Glenn)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Fall River Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 033124

ISBN: 0760710058

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 1999. 184 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to the weight and size of this book, extra fees will be assessed for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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In Mathematical Circles: A Selection of Mathematical Stories and Anecdotes (Two Volumes)

By: Eves, Howard W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Prindle, Weber & Schmidt, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition, Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 036024

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 1969. Two volumes in Fine condition, housed in original slipcase. Slipcase shows rubbing, and very light wear, though remains solid. View more info

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Meteorites: Their Structure, Composition, and Terrestrial Relations

By: Farrington, Oliver Cummings

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Self Published: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035902

Condition: Good


233 pages. Previous owners name is stamped on lower and upper edges of text block, and there is a book plate on the front paste down. Light general signs of use and wear, though overall a tight and fairly clean copy. View more info

Image for Algoculture  The Microalgae Spirulina (Cyanophyceae).  A Study of the Conditions Necessary for Their Growth.  Development of Original Production Systems, Particularly with Reference to a Village Ecosystem

Algoculture The Microalgae Spirulina (Cyanophyceae). A Study of the Conditions Necessary for Their Growth. Development of Original Production Systems, Particularly with Reference to a Village Ecosystem

By: Fox, Ripley D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Typed Letter, Signed By the Author is Laid in

Seller ID: 035048

Condition: Very Good


336 pages. Doctorial these presented to the University of Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg. Three page personal typed letter in envelope is affixed to the inside of the top cover. Very light general wear, though overall a tight and very clean copy. View more info

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The Humanist, Volume XXXVII, No. 6, November/December 1977 Controversies on the Borderline of Science

By: Kurtz, Paul (Editor-in-Chief)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The American Humanist Association: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036624

Condition: Very Good


63 pages, saddle stapled. View more info

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Hand-Books of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy, Third Course: Meteorology - Astronomy

By: Lardner, Dionysius

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Blanchard and Lea: 1858

Seller ID: 035911

Condition: Good


768 pages. "With thirty seven plates and upwards of two hundred illustrations on wood." Folding chart of the moon as frontispiece. Ex-library with old library sticker removed from spine; card pocket on front free end leaf; a two inked stamps over lower portion of text on title page. First few leaves are lightly soiled, with old repair to a two inch tear in frontispiece chart. Light offsetting and a few penciled marks. Covers re rubbed and show a little wear along e... View more info

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Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station Mir

By: Linenger, Jerry M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill:

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 036552

ISBN: 007136112X

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 2000. 259 pages, plus plate. Signed and dated July 2000 on front free end leaf. Dust jacket shows slight misfold over top cover, though is otherwise Fine and now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

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Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station Mir

By: Linenger, Jerry M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill:

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 036553

ISBN: 007136112X

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 2000. Sixteenth printing of the first edition. 259 pages, plus plate. Author's inscription reads in full "* Reach for the Stars... / Jerry" then followed by his full signature and date of Nov. 2007. Dust jacket is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

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Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station Mir

By: Linenger, Jerry M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill:

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 036554

ISBN: 007136112X

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 2000. Eighth printing of the first edition. 259 pages, plus plate. Signed on the front paste down by the author and dated Jan. 2002. The inscribed and signed by the author on the blank front free end page. Dust jacket is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

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The Open Mind

By: Oppenheimer, J. Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1955

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 036195

Condition: Very Good


146 pages. Penciled name and date on front paste down, and inked non-author presentation on front free end leaf. Dust jacket remains bright and clean, though shows scattered chips, scuffs, and edge wear. Jacket is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog

By: Scott, John Paul and John L. Fuller

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press:

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 033776

ISBN: 0226743357

Condition: Very Good+


Copyright is 1965. 468 pages. Inked name at top of blank front free end leaf. Corners are very lightly bumped. Volume is otherwise Fine. Dust jacket shows scattered wear along edges and a few light scuffs. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Harper's Beginning Electricity

By: Shafer, Don Cameron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers:

Seller ID: 036256

Condition: Good


First published in 1913, this copy is a reprint from 1922. Moisture stain along outside edge of top cover, and affecting lower outside corner of first several leaves. Volume remains solid and is otherwise clean. View more info

The American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series, Vol. IV. - November, 1847

By: Silliman, B., B. Silliman, Jr., And James D. Dana (Eds)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Haven, Self Published By the Editors: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032593

Condition: Fair


462 pages, plus plates, indexed. Covers are very worn, and leather over spine appears exposed to heat and to have darkened and cracked. Covers are loosened, though remain attached. End leaves darkened. Moisture marks affecting upper half of much of the content. Text and plates remain clear, and there is no sticking or paper loose. Text block remains tight. View more info