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Category: All Categories: Biography: Scientists
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1.
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VALDIMIR N. IPATIEFF TESTIMONIAL IN HONOR OF THREE MILESTONES IN HIS CAREER.
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Publisher: No Place. 1942..
1st & only edition. 74pp. 8vo. Red cloth with gilt. Frontispiece of Ipatieff & wife + 3 other b/w plates. 3 page foldout photo of the banquet participants & 2 page foldout of the speakers' table at the Blackstone Hotel, Chicago. Congratulatory messages, speeches including biographical sketch, list of publications, patents & awards, etc. Also included is a 1936 signed postcard from Ipatieff to Dr. Jacque Morrell, a fellow petroleum chemist and a colleague at Universal Oil Products. Postcard is used, but Fine (No defects). Book is Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects.

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2.
Ackroyd, Peter.  
Newton (Ackroyd's Brief Lives).

Publisher: New York: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, [2006]..
1st U. S. edition, 1st printing. ISBN: 0385507992 Hardcover Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy.

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3.
Adams, Alexander B. Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
ETERNAL QUEST The Story of the Great Naturalists

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons New York NY 1969.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is chipped

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4.
Alman, David  
CONQUEST A Book about Scientists, Their Inquiries and Achievements

Publisher: Doubleday Garden City, NY 1963.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; B&W Photographs; 179 pages

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5.
Amberley, John Russell, viscount, 1842-1876  
The Amberley Papers. Bertrand Russell's Family Background. Edited by Bertrand Russell and Patricia Russell

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster [1966].
Two volumes: 552, 581 p., portrait; 22 cm. 'First published, 1937.' Letters and diaries of John Russell and his wife Kate (Katharine Louisa Stanley) Russell, the viscountess Amberley (1842-1874) during their courtship and marriage. Married in 1864, they had but a decade to fill folios of letters. Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) never knew his parents; this is his attempt to recreate them. Stock#27093. Vg/ no dj.

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6.
American Antiquarian Society  
Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society… Albert Gallatin
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Publisher: Worcester, Mass., American Antiquarian Society, 1850.
32 p.; 23 cm. Besides the usual reports-- the one on the Library is especially interesting-- over half the pamphlet (pp. 16-32) is a memorial to member Albert Gallatin [1761-1849], who had died the previous year. Stock#46709. Fine in original wrappers.

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7.
Author Unknown  
The Magnificent Foragers

Publisher: Smithsonian Exposition Books Washington, D. C, 1978.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover In VG DJ; Brown cl. Color & B&W photos. Index. 50+ accounts of Smithsonian scientific field work; Small 4to; 223 pages

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8.
Biermann, Kurt R. 1916-  
Alexander von Humboldt - Half an American
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Publisher: Berlin. Alexander-von-Humboldt-Forschung, 1996.
8 p., (43-50) pp.; 30 cm. In "Alexander-von-Humboldt Stiftung Mitteilungen." With English summary. Humboldt's connections with the United States spanned 60 years. Stock#L-334.

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9.
Bova, Ben and Trudy E. Bell (Eds. )  
Closeup: New Worlds

Publisher: St. Martin's Press NY, 1977.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0312144903 In VG DJ ; Black cl. Color/B&W photos, drawings, diagrams. Glossary. Views of solar system by sci-fi writers who are also scientists; 4to; xviii + 222 pages

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10.
Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838] Bowditch, Nathaniel Ingersoll, 1805-1861  
Memoir of Nathaniel Bowditch. By His Son… Second Edition
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Publisher: Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, MDCCCXL [1840].
Quarto, 172 p., 2 portraits incl. frontispiece; 29.5 cm. First published 1839 as part of 'Mechanique Celeste' by Marquise de la Place; translated, with a Commentary, by Nathaniel Bowditch, Volume IV. Nathaniel Senior, 1773-1838, prepared the most trusted marine tables of his era: so reliable that they were used by navigators for over a century and a half and every sailor knew his Bowditch. American Imprints 40-949. This is an excellent copy in the original publisher's cloth (Little & Brown had just formed). Stock#OB475 oversize (dr).

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11.
Broad, William J. Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
STAR WARRIORS A Penetrating Look Into the Lives of the Young ScientistsBehind Our Space Age Weaponary

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York NY 1985.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder

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12.
Brooks, Paul  
HOUSE OF LIFE Rachel Carson At Work

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston, MA 1972.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; ; B&W Photographs; 350 pages

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13.
Brooks, Paul  
HOUSE OF LIFE Rachel Carson At Work
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston, MA 1972.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; ; B&W Photographs; 350 pages

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14.
Bush, Vannevar  
Modern Arms & Free Men -- A Discussion of The Role of Science in Preserving Democracy
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster, NY, 1949, bookclub indicia on rear cover; 273 pages. Index.
Very Good overall, red hardcover with title blocked in black on cover & spine; very small dot lower rear cover indicates probable bookclub edition. No dustjacket. Binding tight, pages clean, unmarkedContents -- Science, Democracy, & War; The Techniques of World War I;Between the Wars; The Technical War on Land; On the Surface of the Sea; War in the Air; Under the Sea;The Guided Missile; The Atomic Bomb; The Nature of Total War; Subversive War; Cold War; Threat & Bulwark; Totalitarianism & Dictatorship; Democracy;Education; Planning; Conclusion

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15.
Carus, Carl Gustav, 1789-1869 (aka Karl)  
Lebenserinnerungen Und Denkwurdigkeiten Nach der zweibandigen Originalausgabe von 1865/66 neu herausgegeben von Elmar Jansen Erster Band

Vol 1 of 2: 571 p. First part of the autobiography of a leading German physiologist and psychologist who was also an art critic and landscape painter. Stock #25,555. Vg, paper toning/ dj torn. German Romanticism Art Medicine History.

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16.
Cattell, Jaques (Editor).  
AMERICAN MEN OF SCIENCE: A BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY. Volume 2: The Biological Sciences.

Publisher: The Science Press [Lancaster, PA]/ R. R. Bowker Co. [NY]. 1955..
9th edition. 1276pp. 4to. Dark gray cloth with title on spine in gilt over red label. 4to. Good+ (Very presentable volume which shows reasonably careful use with no abuse or important defects). No DJ as issued. This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping.

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17.
Cheney, Margaret.  
Tesla: Man Out of Time.

Publisher: New York: Delta, [1998].
1st Delta paperback printing. ISBN: 038533382X Softcover Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy.

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18.
Clark, Ronald  
EINSTEIN The Life and Times
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Publisher: World Publishing New York NY 1971.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; A compelling biography of the great physicist focuses on the intellect, and the philosophical tensions, that made Einstein such great scientist, and an interesting man. ; B&W Photographs; 718 pages

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19.
Clark, Ronald  
EINSTEIN The Life and Times

Publisher: World Publishing New York NY 1971.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ is missing pieces at top edge. ; A compelling biography of the great physicist focuses on the intellect, and the philosophical tensions, that made Einstein such great scientist, and an interesting man. ; B&W Photographs; 718 pages

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20.
Clark, Ronald Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
EINSTEIN The Life and Times

Publisher: Avon New York NY 1972.
Seventeenth Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; A compelling biography of the great physicist focuses on the intellect, and the philosophical tensions, that made Einstein such great scientist, and an interesting man. ; Mass Market PB; 878 pages

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21.
Clark, Ronald W.  
Einstein The Life and Times

Publisher: N.Y. & Cleveland, World, 1971.
xv, 718 p., illus., 23.5 cm.This brilliant biography deals with Albert Einstein as a man and with his mathematical, physics and cosmographical ideas in their context. A remarkable achievement. Stock# 32,273x. Vg/no dj. Another copy. Good, pages wavey, rear cover spotted as exposed to moisture/ dj. also damp stained.

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22.
Conway, Flo and Jim Siegelman  
Dark Hero of the Information Age -- In search of Norbert Wiener, the father of Cybernetics
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Publisher: Basic Books NY 2005, first edition; 423 pages, index, extensive Notes section and Bibliography; photographs.
Near Fine black hardcover in Near Fine silvergray dustjacket and clear acetate glassine jacket protector. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked; a nice copy of this'A revelation of the man behind the mind...' (from the rear jacket)

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23.
Cook, Albert S., Editor  
Bacon's Advancement of Learning, Book One
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Publisher: Ginn & Co., Boston, 1904.
G cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with spine edge and corner wear, some scuffs and bumps. Tight binding. End papers tanned and inscribed with owner's name. Pp are G+, lightly tanned. 12mo, 145 pp with extensive notes and index.

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24.
Corner, George  
SEVEN AGES OF A MEDICAL SCIENTIST An Autobiography

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 1981.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ has crease in lower edge

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25.
Corner, George W., 1889-1981. [Whipple, George Hoyt, 1878-1976]  
George Hoyt Whipple and His Friends. The Life Story of a Nobel Prize Pathologist.

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1963.
vii, 335 p. Biography of medical researcher of hemoglobin and blood plasma at the University of Rochester. Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1934. Stock#23244. Vg/no dj.

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26.
Crane, Nicholas  
Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet

Publisher: Owl Books 2004.
Near Fine Slight shelf wear; An illuminating glimpse into the life of Gerhard Mercator, the man who created the map, coined the term 'atlas, ' and solved the dimensional riddle that plagued cosmographers for years, reveals a man who overcame many obstacles to attend one of Europe's top universities, only to be persecuted and imprisoned by the Inquisition and torn between Aristotelian science and religion.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages;
“ Crane’ s book is quite probably destined to become the standard text. ” — Simon Winchester, The New York Times

Gerhard Mercator lived in an era of formidable intellectual and scientific advances. At the center of the exploratory vortex were the cartographers who were painstakingly piecing together the evidence to create ever more accurate pictures of the planet. Mercator was the greatest of all of them. His inspiration— the map— solved the dimensional riddle that had vexed cosmographers for so long: How could the three-dimensional globe be converted into a two-dimensional map while retaining true compass bearings? His resulting projection revolutionized navigation and has become the most common worldview. For the first time, people were able to see the world on paper and their place in it.

Nicholas Crane, a geographer himself, has combined a keen eye for historical detail with a gift for vivid storytelling to produce this masterly and highly acclaimed biography of the man who mapped the planet.


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27.
Curie, Eve  
MADAME CURIE

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co. New York NY 1938.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; bookplate. Edgewear. ; B&W Photographs; 412 pages

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28.
Curie, Eve  
MADAME CURIE
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Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co. New York NY 1938.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ has tear on front and at spine. Previous owner's name. DJ is missing large piece at bottom of spine. ; 412 pages

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29.
Darwin, Francis editor  
LIFE AND LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN INCLUDING AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL CHAPTERVolume II

Publisher: Basic Books, Inc. New York 1959.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; B&W Illustrations; 562 pages

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30.
De Kruif, Paul  
SWEEPING WIND A Memoir
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace & World New York 1962.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 246 pages

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31.
De Kruif, Paul  
SWEEPING WIND A Memoir
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace & World New York 1962.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 246 pages

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32.
De Kruif, Paul  
SWEEPING WIND A Memoir
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace & World New York 1962.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 246 pages

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33.
De Kruif, Paul  
MEN AGAINST DEATH
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Publisher: Albatross London 1948.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Tears at top and bottom edge of spine. Bottom of spine covering is missing small piece. ; Modern Continental Library; Vol. 45; 319 pages

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34.
De Kruif, Paul  
SWEEPING WIND A Memoir
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace & World New York 1962.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 246 pages

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35.
De Kruif, Paul  
SWEEPING WIND A Memoir
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace & World New York 1962.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. Previous owner's address label inside. ; 246 pages

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36.
De Kruif, Paul  
SWEEPING WIND A Memoir

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & World New York 1962.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 270 pages

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37.
Dibner, Bern, Illustrated by: Reproduction Drawings, Engravings, Fold-out Drawings  
LUIGI GALVANI

Publisher: Burndy Library Norwalk Connecticut 1971.
Dun colored wraps with reproduced engraving. 24 pages plus three folding plates on high quality paper. This is "An expanded version of a biography prespared for the forthcoming edition of the Encyhclopaedia Britannica." It includes three little-known original drawings of Galvani's experiments on folding plates. Private library blind stamp on two pages, very minor corner wear, otherwise very clean and sharp. First Edition Paperbound Very Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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38.
Dibner, Bern.  
OERSTED and the Discovery of Electromagnetism.
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Publisher: Norwalk: Burndy Library, Publication No. 18. (1961)..
First edition. Chapters include: Voltaic Electricity Announced, Electro-Chemists, Elusive Force, Hans Christian Oersted, Discovery of Electromagnetism, Ampère's Electro-dynamics, Announcement of 1820, Romagnosi and Mojon, Applied Electromagnetism, Electromagnetic Induction, Electromagnetic Telegraph, Scientist and Citizen. 47p: tipped-in colour portrait of Oersted, black/white illustrations, facsimile of Oersted's 1820 paper; 27cm. Bibliography. 266g. Very Good Plus (clean, bright, and tight; cover lightly faded and rubbed). Blue stiff card covers with silver titles. Book condition: Very Good Plus.

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39.
Einstein, Albert  
WORLD AS I SEE IT
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Publisher: Philosophical Library New York NY N.D..
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; In a group of essays, letters, and speeches, Einstein relates his views on politics, religion, morality, and the place of science in the modern world.; 112 pages

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40.
Einstein, Albert  
IDEAS AND OPINIONS
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Publisher: Dell New York NY 1954.
Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. ; Great thoughts of a great man assembled for the first time into one volume. ; Mass Market PB; 366 pages

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41.
Fisher, James T. and Lowell S. Hawley  
DIARY OF A PSYCHIATRIST

Publisher: Medical Publications London, England 1952.
First English Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket

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42.
Fisher, Richard V.  
Out of the Crater: CHRONICLES of a VOLCANOLOGIST

Publisher: Princeton University Press Princeton NJ, 1998.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. Second Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0691002266 In DJ; Gray cloth hardback. B&W photos. Glossary, index. Author's experiences studying volcanoes; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages

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43.
Fleming, Donald  
John William Draper and the Religion of Science

Publisher: Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1950..
First Edition. 22½ X 15 cm. VG/No dj. Full red cloth, gilt titles on spine and device on front board, ix, 205 pp, frontis. (b & w photo of Draper), notes, bibliography, index. Spine sunned, extremities lightly rubbed. Draper was a chemist, physiologist, and historian, best remembered for his History of the Conflict between Religion and Science (1874), History of the Intellectual Development of Europe (1863), and his three-volume History of the American Civil War (1867, 1868, 1870). Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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44.
Franklin, Kenneth J.  
William Harvey, Englishman, 1578-1657

Publisher: London, Macgibbon & Kee, 1961.
151 p., index, plates; 22.5 cm. Biography of England's first great physician, who as a young man discovered the circulation of the blood system. IAB. Stock# 31,691. Vg, ink owner's signature/ no dj.

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45.
Gates, Bill  
ROAD AHEAD

Publisher: Viking Press New York NY 1995.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; CD ROM is still sealed; Written withNathan Myhrvold and Peter Rinearson; B&W Illustrations

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46.
Getting, Ivan A. (Alexander), 1912-2003  
All in a Lifetime: Science in the Defense of Democracy
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Publisher: NY, Vantage Press, ©1989.
xi, 622 p., illus.; 26 cm. Ivan Alexander Getting (1912-2003) was an American physicist and electrical engineer, credited (along with Roger L. Easton and Bradford Parkinson) with development of the Global Positioning System (GPS)." ISBN (10): 053308220X. Stock#NEU260. Very Good in VG dust jacket.

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47.
Gillam, John Graham  
The Crucible. the Story of Joseph Priestly

Publisher: Robert Hale London 1954.
Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket First Edition Bound in maroon; minor wear to edges of DJ; Biography of Jospeh Priestly (1733-1804 ), famous English scientist (discoverer of oxygen), controversial theologian, and outspoken supporter of the American colonies. ; 8vo; 243 pages

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48.
Gleick, James  
Genius : The Life and Sceince of Richard Feynman
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Publisher: Pantheon New York 1992.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Later Printing 8vo; 532 pages

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49.
Goodchild, Peter  
J.Robert Oppenheimer Shatterer of Worlds

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1981.
301 p., illus., 25 cm. Biography of physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967) who developed the Atomic Bomb. Based on a BBC series. Stock# 33,918. Vg/ dj vg.

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50.
Gregor, Arthur S  
Charles Darwin

Publisher: Angus & Robertson United Kingdom 1967.
Very Good- in Good dust jacket ISBN: 0207948879 A very good minus hardcover in blue boards bumped to the spine ends and corners with a small stain to the bottom edge, no writing or stamps, unmarked toned pages a little tanned to the text-block edges, in a good rubbed unclipped dustwrapper which is very creased to the edges with small losses to spine head and upper panel - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.

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51.
Harwood, Michael  
'The Universe and Dr. Hawking'

Publisher: The New York Times Magazine, January 23, 1983.
"One of the world's foremost cosmologists, though incurably ill, is changing our view of the universe." Pages 16-19, with photos. This issue also includes William Safire, On Language: My Reception, Your Shivaree; Russell Baker, Sunday Observer: Fear of Interfacing; Barbara Probst Solomon, A Diary of the New Spain; Paul Goldberger, I.M. Pei Rediscovers China; Terry Robards, Wine; Ralph DiGennaro, Men's Style: Ski Wear Shapes Up; Claiborne & Franey, Meat Rolls by Many Other Names; Marilyn Bethany, Design: Familiarity Breeds Harmony. Color pictorial newspaper magazine, 76 p. incl. covers; 32 cm. stock#44804 oversize.

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52.
Herschel, Margaret Brodie  
Memoir and correspondence of Caroline Herschel by Mrs. John Herschel.

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co,, 1876.
First Am edition. xii, 355 p., [3] leaves of plates, ports. 21 cm. Hardcover Very good condition, pine slightly slanted

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53.
Hoffman, Paul  
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth

Publisher: New York: Hyperion, 1998..
First Edition. 21½ X 14½ cm. Fine/Fine. Red boards, black cloth spine with foil titles, [ix], 302 pp, 8 ff b & w photo plates, notes, bibliography, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Erdos was a famously peripatetic mathematician who travelled constantly, staying briefly in the homes of other mathematicians and sleeping as little as possible in accord with his belief that "A mathematician is a machine for turning coffee into theorems." Hoffman's profile discusses both the man and his work. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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54.
Huxley, Julian  
Memories I and II (two volumes)

Publisher: Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin, 1978..
288pp, 256pp. illus. paperbacks: Very Good+ [both volumes have age browned texts; else they are very clean, complete & tight copies] Both volumes of the famous English scientist Sir Julian Huxley's (1887-1975) memoirs.

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55.
Huxley, Julian  
MEMORIES II

Publisher: Harper & Row New York 1973.
First US Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Exlibrary with markings. Owner stamped ; Ex-Lib; B&W Photographs; 269 pages

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56.
Jaffe, Bernard  
MICHELSON AND THE SPEED OF LIGHT Biography of a Scientist
 Picture
Publisher: Doubleday New York 1960.
Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. Creases in spine. Pencil marks on foreedge of pages. ; Mass Market PB; B&W and color Illustrations; 197 pages

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57.
Jago, Lucy  
The Northern Lights

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001..
First US Edition. 22 X 15 cm. Fine/Fine. Green boards with blue spine, gilt titles on spine, xvii, 297, [2] pp, map, 5 b & w photos, bibliography, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. This is the story of Norwegian scientist Kristian Birkeland's expeditions above the Arctic circle in 1899-1903 to discover the cause of the Aurora Borealis--the Northern Lights. According to the DJ, "He traveled across some of the most forbidding landscapes on Earth, from the ice mountains of Norway to the deserts of Africa, against a backdrop of war and political upheaval. Along the way, Birkeland made some remarkable discoveries and inventions, such as the idea of hearing aids for deaf patients; of making caviar from cod roe; and of using the force of cathode rays to propel rockets." Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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58.
Johnson, Steven.  
The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America.

Publisher: New York: Riverhead Books, 2008..
ISBN: 9781594488528 1st edition, 1st printing. 230 pp. Bibliography, index. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

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59.
Johnson, William (translator).  
CHRISTOPHER POLHEM: The Father of Swedish Technology.
 Picture
Publisher: Hartford: Trinity College (1963)..
Limited Edition, 1 of 5000 copies. An English translation of "Christopher Polhem: Minnesskrift utgifven af Svenska Teknologforeningen", 1911, modernized to make it a "useful scholarly work". Pale green cloth, black spine, gilt spine title and decoration. 259p: colour frontispiece, 86 listed illustrations, footnotes; 27cm. Bibliography. 910g. Very Good Plus (binding and text sound, minor shelf soiling). Hardcover. Book condition: Very Good Plus.

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60.
Leavitt, David, 1961-  
The Man Who Knew Too Much : Alan Turing and the invention of the computer

Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton, ©2006..
319 p. : illus. ; index, 21 cm. This isn't quite a biography, but rather an attempt to trace the strands of Turing's life: how his literalness, his homosexuality intertwined with his interest in artificial intelligence. How mathematical theory and philosophy realized practical machine applications that led to computers. Stock# 45,139, Vg / dj vg.

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61.
Luria, S. E. (Salvador Edward), 1912-1991.  
A Slot Machine, a Broken Test Tube. An Autobiography.

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Row, ca. 1984.
x, 228 p., illus., 24 cm. Nobel prize-winning virologist, pioneer of molecular biology, Luria taught James D. Watson, a discoverer of the Double Helix. This is the story of Luria's path from Turin to the United States. His comments on his depression and the psychotherapy to which he was subjected (p. 216) should make physicians quake. Vg/vg. 101592.

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62.
Lydekker, Richard. [Flower, Sir William Henry, 1831-1899]  
Sir William Flower.

Publisher: London, Dent, 1906; reprint Kraus, 1971.
vii, 191 p. Sir William Henry Flower, 1831-1899, was a leading naturalist, zoologist, and anthropologist of his era. The author, himself a noted zoologist, treats the scientific aspect of Flower's career. Chapters include As Conservator of the Museum of the College of Surgeons, and Hunterian Professor; As Director of the Natural History Museum; As President of the Zoological Society; General Zoological Work; Work on the Cetacea; Anthropological Work; Museum and Miscellaneous Work; Appendix (List of Books and Memoirs). Blue cloth; fine. Stock#23706.

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63.
Macrae, Norman, 1923-  
John von Neumann Mathematik und Computerforschung --Facetten eines Genies

Publisher: Basel / Boston / Berlin, Birkhauser,1994.
349 p. ; index, 23 cm. Translared from the New York, Pantheon editon of 1992. "Hungarian-born mathematician and polymath who made contributions to quantum physics, functional analysis, set theory, topology, economics, computer science, numerical analysis, hydrodynamics (of explosions), statistics and many other mathematical fields as one of world history's outstanding mathematicians." Bibliography (p. 337-339). Stock# 42,314. Vg / dj vg.

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64.
Mautner, H. Eric  
DOCTOR IN BOLIVIA

Publisher: Chilton Philadelphia 1960.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ price clipped; The amazing story of a young doctor's experiences in bringing modern medicine to a primitive people. ; 331 pages

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65.
McElheny, Victor K.  
Watson and DNA: Making a Scientific Revolution

Publisher: Perseus Publishing 2003.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition; First Printing Small remainder mark on bottom edge; like new;

A riveting portrait of the man behind the greatest scientific achievement of our time: the discovery of the structure of DNA and the creation of modern molecular biology.
; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages

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66.
National Museum of Natural History  
The Magnificent Foragers: Smithsonian Explorations in the Natural Sciences

Publisher: Washington, DC Smithsonian Institute Press 1978.
First printing. Small quarto, Full cloth, Profusely illustrated, 223 pages. Condition: Very good in a slightly worn jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
     This book takes you into the field with a variety of scientists. Illustrated with over 300 photographs and containing over 50 non-technical accounts of Smithsonian scientific work, it is truly an anthology of field work. Jacket has two repaired tears to front panel, each about 3/4". Science & Transportation

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67.
OSU Alumni Association, Illustrated by: B&W Photographs  
Linus Carl Pauling: 1901-1994
 Picture
Publisher: OSU Alumni Association Corvallis Oregon 1994.
Paper wraps with thoughtful color photograph of Pauling. 14 x 10 inches, 12 pages (including covers), stapled. A tribute to Linus Pauling from Oregon State University's Alumni Association. Photographs and text follow Pauling's life and career from early childhood to his retirement home in Big Sur, covering many of his discoveries, controversies, awards, etc. In very good condition with a couple of lower corners creased, address label on back. (Scan shows only upper portion of publication due to its large size.) SCIENCE 4041 First Edition Paperbound Very Good Condition Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Science

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68.
Payne, Alma Smith  
THE CLEERE OBSERVER: A Biography of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek

Publisher: Macmillan United Kingdom 1970.
Good+ in Good+ dust jacket First Edition A good 1st British edition hardcover in clean burgundy boards, slightly bumped spine ends, sharp corners, no writing or stamps, pages a little tanned to the text-block edges in a good unclipped intact dustwrapper with sunned spine quite creased and rubbed to the edges - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Nicely illustrated with black and white drawings. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; B&W Illustrations; 128 pages

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69.
Peattie, Donald Culross  
GREEN LAURELS The Lives and Achievements of the Great Naturalists

Publisher: Literary Guild New York 1936.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; B&W Illustrations; 368 pages

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70.
Plimpton, Pauline Ames (Ed. )  
Oakes Ames: Jottings Of A Harvard Botanist

Publisher: Botanical Museum of Harvard University Cambridge 1979.
Very Good in Good+ dust jacket First Edition; First Printing Bound in green cloth; DJ sun-faded on spine and rubbed; Delightful collection of letters, journal entries and diaries that present an autobiographical sketch of Oakes Ames. Ames spent his life devoted to the study and teaching of Botany and was a world authority on orchids and economic botany; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pages

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71.
Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988, and others  
Oppenheimer

Publisher: NY, Scribner's, 1969.
x, 91 p., illus., 24.5 cm. Five of his physicist colleagues remember J. Robert Oppenheimer: Rabi, Robert Serber, V.F. Weisskopf, Abraham Pais, and G.T. Seeborg. Stock#33919. Vg/ dj good.

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72.
Reid, Edith Gittings, 1863-  
The Great Physician: A Short Life of Sir William Osler

Publisher: NY, Oxford UP, 1931. .
ix, 299 p., index, plates, 22.5 cm. Biography of Osler, born in Canada, taught at Penn and Johns Hopkins, and ,finally, at Oxford. IAB. Stock #29,621. Vg/no dj.

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73.
Reid, Robert William  
Marie Curie

Publisher: New Amer Library United States 1978.
Very Good ISBN: 0451083709 A very good paperback without creases to the spine, lightly creased/edge-worn covers, no writing or stamps, toned pages tinted yellow to the text-block edges. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee real bookshop in Scotland.; 60x40

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74.
Rodgers, Andrew Denny  
John Merle Coulter: Missionary in Science

Publisher: Princeton University Press Princeton, 1944.
Poor in Good dust jacket, Hardcover G/darkened DJ, writing on dedication page, sl dmpstn on cover; Tan cl. B&W photos. INdex. Bio of noted 19th/20th century boatnist; 8vo; xii + 321 pages

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75.
Severin, Tim, Illustrated by Leonard Sheil  
The Spice Islands Voyage: the Quest for Alfred Wallace, the Man Who Shared Darwin's Discovery of Evolution

Publisher: Carroll & Graf NY, 1997.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0786705183 Hardback (blue spine/brown boards) . 267 pp. Color photos, drawings, map. Author's voyages in Indonesian waters; 8vo; 267 pages

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