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1.  
Biographical Memoirs National Academy of Sciences vol.61
 
National Academy, Wash.1992, 8vo. cloth, 570pp. F $

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Philosophy of Medicine & Science Problems & Perspectives
 
compiled by the Department of Philosophy & Medicine, Institute of the History of Medicine & Medical Research, New Delhi #62. 8vo. wraps, 290pp. VG- $

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3.  
Philosophy of Medicine & Science Problems & Perspectives
 
compiled by the Department of Philosophy & Medicine, Institute of the History of Medicine & Medical Research, New Delhi #62. 8vo. wraps, 290pp. G $

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Leonardo da Vinci
 
IBM nd. booklet to go with IBMs exhib. of models of da Vincis inventions. 10-1/2"x7" wraps, 12pp.intro w/drawings + 16pp. of photos of 24 of the models. F $

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Science & Literature A conference
 
Library of Congress, Wash. 1985, 8vo., paperbk. 171pp. F $

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Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Convention of the Pennsylvania Electric Association Representing the Eastern Geographic Division of the National Electric Light Association held at Bedford Springs Hotel, Bedford Sprin
 
Published by the Executive Committee of the PEA. 8vo. hardcover, 396pp. 2-1/2' long fold-out group portrait, G $

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The Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering & Technology Transactions Volume XIX 1938-1939
 
Courier Press, London 1940, 7-1/2'x10' wraps, 96pp. + 26 photo. plates. creased sp, soiled covers, contents largely uncut, inside VG $

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8.   Altner, Gunter
Die Uberlebenskrise in der Gegenwart Ansatze zum Dialog mit der Natur in Naturwissenschaft und Theologie
 
Wissenschaftliche Buchsgesellschaft, Darmstadt, 1987, small 8vo. cloth, 234pp., VG $

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9.   Angoff, Charles (ed.) (Peter Sammartino)
The Humanities in the Age of Science in Honor of Peter Sammartino
 
Fairliegh Dickinson University Press, c.1968, 8vo. cloth, 272pp. ex-lib.- sp label, pocket, stamps, ow VG/VG $

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10.   Armitage, Angus
Copernicus The Founder of Modern Astronomy
 
George Allen & Unwin, London, c.1938, 8vo. cloth, 183pp., ex-lib.- sp label, bkplte., pocket, stamps, chipped sp caps, ow G $

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11.   Baatz, Simon
Knowledge, Culture & Science in the Metropolis The New York Acadamy of Sciences, 1817-1970
 
(Annals of the NY Acad.Sci., #584) May 1990, 8vo. paperbk. 269pp. F $

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12.   Babkin, B.P.
Pavlov A Biography
 
University of Chicago, c.1949, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 365pp. G $

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13.   Bellone, Enrico
A World on Paper Studies on the Second Scientific Revolution
 
trans. by Mirella & Riccardo Giacconi. MIT Press, c.1980, 1st.prtg. 8vo. cloth, 220pp., NF $

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14.   Berkeley, Edmund & Dorothy Smith
George William Featherstonhaugh The First U.S. Government Geologist (History of American Science & Technology Series)
 
University of Alabama Press, c.1988 1st. 8vo., cloth, 357pp. F/F $

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15.   Bernal, J.D.
The Social Function of Science
 
George Routledge & Sons, London, c.1946, 6th.prtg. (orig.1939). 8vo. cloth, 482pp., signed inscription "To Mr. & Mrs. Weissman in recollection of a sunny & happy weekend, [?] Bernal, 7/6/48". cracked at tp & last pp., ow G.

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16.   Boss, Valentin
Newton & Russia The Early Influence, 1698-1796
 
Harvard University Press 1972 1st. 8vo. cloth, 309pp. lightly soiled dj, ow f/NF $

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17.   Braithwaite, R.B.
Scientific Explanation A Study of the Function of Theory, Probability & Law in Science
 
(1946 Tarner Lectures) Cambridge University Press London 1953, 8vo. cloth, 376pp. Norwood R. Hanson's copy. dj in pieces, G, $

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18.   Braithwaite, R.B.
Scientific Explanation A Study of the Function of Theory, Probability & Law in Science (1946 Tarner Lectures)
 
Cambridge University Press, London, 1968, 1st.trade paperbk.prtg., 376pp. VG- $

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19.   Brewster, Edwin Tenney
Creation A History of Non-Evolutionary Theories
 
Bobbs Merrill c.1927, 8vo. cloth, 295pp. frayed sp caps, ow G $

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20.   Bryan, George S.
Edison The Man & His Work
 
Knopf, London, nd, 1st.? no prtgs.listed. ca.1930? 8vo. cloth, 304pp., illustr. VG $

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21.   Bush, Vannevar
Pieces of the Action
 
Morrow NY 1970 1st. 8vo. cloth, 366pp. VG $

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22.   Cannon, Walter Bradford
The Way of an Investigator A Scientist's Experiences in Medical Research
 
facsimile of 1945 edition, Special 1968 printing for: XXIV International Congress for Physiological Sciences. Hafner Pub., NY 1968, 8vo. hardcover, 229pp., G+ in edgeworn dj $

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23.   Cochrane, Rexmond
The National Acadamy of Sciences The 1st. 100 Years 1863-1963
 
NAS Wash. 1978, 8vo. cloth, 694pp. NF $

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24.   Cohen, Edmund D.
C.G.Jung & the Scientific Attitude
 
Philosophical Library, NY c.1975, no prtgs.listed, 8vo. cloth, 167pp. VG-/VG- $

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25.   Colodny, Robert G.(ed.) / Carl Hempel; Wilfrid Sellars; Michael Scriven; Ernst Caspari; Adolf Grunbaum; P.K.Feyerabend.
Frontiers of Science & Philosophy
 
(University Pittsburgh Series in the Philosophy of Science 1) University of Pittsburgh Press, 1962, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 288pp. VG/VG $

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26.   Commoner, Barry (Chairman)
The Integrity of Science
 
report by Committee on Science in the Promotion of Human Welfare. reprinted from Science & Culture. 1960s, 8"x5" stapled wraps, pp.291-332, G $

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27.   Cornforth, Maurice
Science & Idealism An Examination of Pure Empiricism & Modern Logic
 
International Pub., NY c.1947, 8vo. cloth, 267pp. G+ $

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28.   Crawford, M.D.C.
The Influence of Invention on Civilization
 
World Pub. c.1942 (orig.ed.1938) 8vo. cloth, 449pp. yellowed pp. G $

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29.   Crosson, Frederick J. & Kenneth M. Sayre (eds.)
Philosophy & Cybernetics Essays Delivered to the Philosophic Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the University of Notre Dame.
 
University Notre Dame, c.1967, 1st. small 8vo. cloth, 271pp., F/VG $

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30.   Daniloff, Nicholas
The Kremlin & the Cosmos
 
Knopf, NY 1972, 1st. 8vo. hardcover, 264pp., re Russian space program. VG/VG

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31.   Dark, Richard & Thomas Derrick (illusts.)
The Hilarious Universe Being Angela's Guide to Einstein & That Crush
 
Blackwell, Oxford, 1932, 3rd.prtg. small 8vo. hardcover, 130pp. a 1066 & All thatish history of science. G+ $

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32.   Dilworth, Craig
Scientific Progress A Study Concerning the Nature of the Relation Between Successive Scientific Theories 2nd.ed.
 
D.Reidel, Pallas Paperbks., Dordrecht c.1986, trade paperbk. 180pp., inscribed by author to philosopher William Ruddick. also a typed letter, signed. VG $

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33.   d’Espagnat, Bernard & Michael Paty
La Physique et le Reel Seance du 24 Nov., 1979. Discussion...(Bulletin de la Societe Francaise de Philosophie)
 
Lib.Armand Colin. c.1980, 6-1/2"x9-1/2" stapled wraps, 43pp. inscribed by Paty to Robert Colodny. NF $

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34.   Donald Vogt / John Parascandola/ Ernst Stieb (respectively)
Pharmacy in History vol.16, no.2, 1974, Trends in 19th.c. American Cholera Therapy /Controversy over Structure-Activity Relationships /Pharmaceutical Education in Ontario, Prelude & Beginnings.
 
offprint, 1974, pp. 41-80. 6"x9" stapled wraps, NF $

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35.   Drake, Stillman
Cause, Experiment & Science A Galilean dialogue incorporating a new English translation of Galileo's Bodies That Stay atop Water, or Move in It.
 
University of Chicago Press, c.1981, 1st. 8vo. cloth, (xxix, 237)pp. NF/NF $

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36.   Fellman, Anita Clair & Michael
Making Sense of Self Medical Advice Literature in Late Nineteenth Century America
 
University of Pennsylvania, Phila. 1981, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 198pp. F/F $

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37.   Fothergill, Philip G.
Historical Aspects of Organic Evolution
 
foreword by J.W.Heslop-Harrison. Hollis & Carter, London, 1952, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 427pp. 1st.100pp. pencilled & inked, ow VG in torn dj $

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38.   Gaebelein, A.C.
Things to Come 9th.ed.
 
"Our Hope" Publication Office, NY, nd., ca.1920?, 5-1/4"x7-3/4" pamphlet, wraps, 72pp., creased covers, chipped sp, G $

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39.   Galileo Galilei
Dialogo Sopra I Due Massimi Sistemi Del Mondo Volume Secondo
 
Biblioteca Universale, Rizzoli, c.1959, paperbk. 592pp., NF $

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40.   Gamota, George & Wendy Frieman
Gaining Ground Japan's Strides in Science & Technology
 
Ballinger Pub., c.1988, 8vo. hardcover, 180pp., yellowed, ow VG/VG $

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41.   Ganovski, Sava (et.al., eds.)
Science, Technology, Man
 
Bulgarian Acadamy of Sciences, Sofia, 1973, wide 8vo. cloth, 317pp. re 15th. World Congress of Philosophy, Varna 1973. VG/VG- $

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42.   Grant, Roderick
The Great Canal The Great Manchester Ship Canal
 
Gordon & Cremonesi, London c.1978, 8vo. hardcover, 156pp., photos. ex-lib.- dj sp label, bkplte., pocket, stamps, VG/VG

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43.   Greenbaum, Leonard
A Special Interest The Atomic Energy Commission, Argonne National Laboratory & the Midwestern Universities
 
University of Michigan Press c.1971, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 222pp. F/F $

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44.   Grinnell, Frederick
The Scientific Attitude
 
Westview Press, Boulder c.1987, 1st.trade paperbk.prtg., 141pp. F $

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45.   Gvishiani, D.M.; S.R.Mikulinsky & S.A.Kugel (eds.)
The Scientific Intelligentsia in the USSR (structure & dynamics of personnel)
 
(Socialism Today) Progress Pub. Moscow c.1976, 1st. 8"x5", cloth, 247pp. G/VG $

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46.   Hallyn, Fernand / Donald Leslie (trans.)
The Poetic Structure of the World Copernicus & Kepler
 
Zone Bks., NY 1990, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 367pp., VG+/VG+ $

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47.   Hartston, William
Drunken Goldfish & Other Irrelevant Scientific Research
 
Sterling Pub., NY c.1988, 3rd.prtg., 8vo. hardcover, 154pp., many illusts. VG/VG $

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48.   Harvey, William
An Anatomical Disquisition on the Motion of the Heart & Blood in Animals
 
(Everymans) tr.fr.Latin by Robert Willis. Dent, London nd.12mo. 239pp. leather sp., cloth boards, split in 3 pieces so reader only, $

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49.   Hatchett, Charles
An Analysis of a Mineral Substance from North America containing a Metal Hitherto Unknown
 
from the Philosophical Transactions. London 1802, undated facs. 1960s? 8-3/4"x11" boards, 18pp. + 1pp. note from 1877 Am.Journal of Sci. re the elment Columbium or Niobium. marbled boards, NF $

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50.   Hendrick, Ellwood
Modern Views of Physical Science Being a Record of the Centenary Meeting of the Franklin Institute at Philadelphia September 17,18 & 19, 1924
 
Franklin Inst., Phila. 1925, 12mo. cloth, 153pp., ex-lib.- s#, pocket, stamps, about G $

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51.   Henig, Robin Marantz
The Monk in the Garden The Lost & Found Genius of Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics
 
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2000, 8vo. hardcover, 292pp., F/F $

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52.   Hirschhorn, Larry
Beyond Mechanization: Work & Technology in a Postindustrial Age
 
1984, 3rd.MIT Press trade paperbk.prtg. c.1988, 187pp. NF $

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53.   Hoelscher, H.E. (ed.)
Engineering, Technology & Society The Gwilym A. Price Engineering Lectures Vol.1
 
Office of Special Projects & Services, School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, c.1972, 8vo. hardcover, 76pp., NF $

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54.   Jevons, W. Stanley
Elementary Lessons in Logic: Deductive & Inductive with copious questions & examples & a vocabulary of logical terms
 
1870, MacMillan, London 1946, 12mo. cloth, 340pp. soiled covers, worn, cocked & pencilled, hinges & contents still holding, $

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55.   Johnson, William A.
Christopher Polhem The Father of Swedish Technology
 
trans.fr.Swedish. Trustees of Trinity Coll., Hartford, c.1963, 10-1/2"x7-1/4", leather spine, cloth boards, 259pp. illustr. 18th.cent. scientist. 4 autograph letters from Morris D. Stone & C. Richard Soderbergh about obtaining Polhem material for article Stone was writing. VG $

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56.   Jordan, Michael / Dominique Lapierre (foreword)
Hush Hush The Dark Secrets of Scientific Research
 
Firefly bks., Toronto c.2003, 1st.prtg., 7"x10" wraps, 192pp., many color illusts. F $

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57.   Jueneman, Frederic B.
Limits of Uncertainty Essays in Scientific Speculation
 
illusts. by Albert Plant. Industrial Research, Chic., c.1975, 8vo., cloth, 229pp., VG $

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58.   Kasson, John F.
Civilizing the Machine Technology & Republican Values in America, 1776-1900
 
1st.Penguin trade paperbk. c.1977, 274pp. somewhat yellowed, VG $

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59.   Kemble, Edwin C.
Physical Science, Its Structure & Development vol.I From Geometric Astronomy ot the Mechanical Theory of Heat
 
MIT Press c.1966, 1st. 7-1/4"x10-1/2", cloth, 498pp. VG in edgeworn dj $

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60.   Kenney, Martin
Biotechnology The University-Industrial Complex
 
Yale University Press, c.1986, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 306pp. F/F $

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61.   King-Hele, Desmond
Erasmus Darwin
 
Scribners, NY c.1963, 8vo. cloth, 183pp. VG in rubbed dj $

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62.   Kock, Winston E.
The Creative Engineer The Art of Inventing
 
Plenum Press NY c.1978, 8vo. cloth, 385pp. NF in chipped dj $

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63.   Koestler, Arthur
Insight & Outlook An Inquiry into the Common Foundations of Science, Art & Social Ethics
 
Macmillan, NY 1949, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 442pp., G+ $

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64.   Kranzberg, Melvin & Joseph Gies
By the Sweat of Thy Brow Work in the Western World
 
Putnams NY c.1975 2nd.trade paperbk.prtg. 248pp. F $

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65.   Kristl, Wilhelm Lukas (w/ lebens- & werkschronik von Rudolf von Miller.)
Hier darf jeder tun was ich will Oskar von Miller uin Anekdoten und Momentaufnahmen
 
Verlag W. Ludwig, c.1978, 6"x8-1/2" paperbk. 91pp. re German engineer. slightly cracked at tp, ow VG $

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66.   Lave, Lester B.
Technological Change: Its Conception & Measurement
 
(Prentice Hall Series in Mathematical Analysis of Social Behavior) c.1966, 8vo. hardcover, 228pp. NF/NF $

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67.   Lavoisier, Antoine
Elements of Chemistry
 
new intro. by Douglas McKie. 1st.Dover paperbk. c.1965, 8vo. 511pp.+14 plates including fold-out, 1790 trans. pub. by WilliamCreech. laminate starting to peel at edges, ow VG $

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68.   Leibniz
Discourse on Metaphysics. Correspondence with Arnauld. Monadology.
 
(Reigion of Science Lib. #52) trans. by Geo. R. Montgomery. Open Court Pub. 1947, 5-1/4"x7-3/4" wraps, (xxiii, 272)pp. yellowed, creased sp, G $

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69.   Leibniz / George R.Montgomery (trans.) / Paul Janet (intro.)
Discourse on Metaphysics. Correspondence with Arnauld. Monadology. (Open Court Classics p52)
 
Open Court Pub. 1961, 5-1/4"x7-3/4", wraps, (xxiii, 272)pp. a few pages neatly pencilled, G+ $

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70.   Levin, Aleksey E. & Stephen G. Brush (eds.)
The Origin of the Solar System Soviet Research 1925-1991
 
AIP Press, NY c.1995, 1st. 8-1/2"x11-1/2", glossy boards, 415pp. F $

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71.   Levine, Joseph M.
Dr. Woodward's Shield History, Science & Satire in Augustan England
 
University of California Press, c.1977 1st. 8vo. cloth, 362pp. F in spine faded, NF dj, $

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72.   Lightfoot, John / Jean K. Bowden (intro. & catalogue)
John Lightfoot His Work & Travels with a Biographical Introduction & a Catalogue of the Ligtfoot Herbarium
 
Bentham-Moxon Trust, Kew Gardens & Hunt Institute Botanical Documentation, CMU. Kew & Pittsburgh, 1989 8vo. cloth, 255pp. NF $

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73.   Lister, Martin / Raymond Phineas Sterns (ed., annotations & biog.)
A Journey to Paris in the Year 1698 (Facsimile Reprints in the History of Science # 4)
 
University of Illinois Press, c.1967, smaller 8vo. cloth, 248pp. facsimile of 1699 work +109pp. of intro., notes & Lister bibliog. F/F $

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74.   Livinstone, David N.
Nathaniel Southgate Shaler & the Culture of American Science (History of American Science & Technology Series)
 
University of Alabama, c.1987 1st. 8vo., cloth, 395pp. F/F $

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75.   Lutz, Tom
American Nervousness, 1903 An Anecdotal History
 
Cornell University Press, c.1991, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 329pp. cocked, F/F $

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