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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.
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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4.
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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5.
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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6.
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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7.
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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8.
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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9.
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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10.
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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11.
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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12.
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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13.
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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14.
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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15.
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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16.
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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17.
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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18.
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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19.
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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20.
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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21.
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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22.
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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23.
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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24.
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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25.
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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26.
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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27.
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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28.
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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29.
Johnson, William (translator).  
CHRISTOPHER POLHEM: The Father of Swedish Technology.
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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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30.
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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31.
Leavitt, David.  
The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer (Great Discoveries).

Publisher: New York: Norton, 2006..
ISBN: 0393052362 1st edition, 1st printing. 319 pp. Index. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh, unread copy. Hardcover

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32.
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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33.
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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34.
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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35.
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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36.
OSU Alumni Association, Illustrated by: B&W Photographs  
Linus Carl Pauling: 1901-1994
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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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37.
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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38.
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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39.
Rodgers, Andrew Denny  
John Merle Coulter: Missionary in Science

Publisher: Princeton University Press Princeton, 1944.
Good 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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40.
Sparrow, W. J. [Wilfred James]. [Thompson, Benjamin, Sir, Count Rumford of Woburn, Mass., 1753-1814]  
Knight of the White Eagle. Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford of Woburn, Mass.

Publisher: New York, Crowell [1965].
302 p., index, illus., portrait front.; 22 cm. "The strange career of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Knight of the White Eagle: scientist, inventor, Revolutionary War turncoat, financial wizard, philanthropist-reformer, Bavarian general." "From humble beginnings in Woburn, Massachusetts, Thompson became a dazzling adventurer, celebrated scientist, international philanthropist, and benefactor of Harvard College." "Drawing on private and state correspondence and on Thompson's own publications and diaries, W. J. Sparrow has written a colorful account of the life and achievements of a great man of science." Pictorial dj; ink inscription; good+. Stock# 20,473.

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41.
Tétry, Andree.  
JEAN ROSTAND: prophete clairvoyant et fraternel.
 Picture
Publisher: Paris: Fondation Singer-Polignac et Editions Gallimard (1983)..
ISBN: 2070239829 Jean Rostand (1894-1977), homme de lettres, biologiste, philosophe (philologist, biologist, zoologist, botanist and philosopher). 387p: frontispiece + 8 pages of plates; 25cm. Bibliographie. Near Very Good (used but not abused, slight edgewear, cover sunned, name free-front endpaper). Softcover. Book condition: Near Very Good.

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42.
Turnbull, Herbert Westren  
The Great Mathematicians
 Picture
Publisher: Barnes & Noble, New York, 4th Edition, 1993.
Near Fine paper over board hardback, Fine DJ. Cover with minimal shelf wear. Mylay-enclosed DJ. Binding tight. FFP has been removed. Otherwise, pp are Fine, clean and unmarked. 8vo, x + 141 pp with small b/w illustrations. A brief overview of the lives and contributions of reknowned mathematicians.

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43.
Union of Concerned Scientists  
Empty Promise: the growing case against Star Wars

Empty Promise: the growing case against Star Wars by Union of Concerned Scientists, Beacon Press, ppr, 238pp, new cond

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44.
Vico, Giambattista, 1668-1744  
Autobiografia: seguita da una scelta di lettere, orazioni e rime / Giambattista Vico ; a cura di Mario Fubini

Publisher: Torino : G. Einaudi, 1970, c1965.
xxiii, 218 p., 18.5 cm. Series: Nuova universale Einaudi: 59. Bibliography: p. [xxi]-xxiii. Autobiography of Giambattista Vico,1668-1744, Neapolitan Philosopher. Stock# 36,863. Vg, gift inscription on front fly/ dj vg.

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45.
Weiner, Jonathan  
Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf NY, 1999.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover In VG+ DJ; Black spine/purple boards. B&W photos. Notes, index. Bio of early 20th century biologist, Seymour Benzer; 8vo; 300 pages

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46.
Weiner, Jonathan  
Time, Love, Memory: a Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf NY, 1999.
Fine in Fine dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0679444351 Hardback (black spine/purple boards) . 300 pp. B&W illustrations. Notes, index. Biography of Seymour Benzer; 8vo; 300 pages

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47.
Weisskopf, Victor F  
The Privilege of Being a Physicist

Publisher: W. H. Freeman And Co NY, 1989.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0716719827 In VG DJ; Hardback (gray cloth spine/gray boards) . x + 235 pp. B&W illustrations. Index. Autobiography of famed physicist; 8vo; x + 235 pages

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48.
Wilson, J. (James) Walter, 1896-1969  
George Wilton Field 1863-1938: a pioneer conservationist

Publisher: Privately printed, Providence, R. I., 1968..
[8], 85 p., front. (portrait); 24 cm. A Brown University graduate, Dr. Field in the 1890s was urging measures taken up in the 1970s. IAB. Stock# 31,680. Vg / softcover.

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49.
Woodbury, David O  
A Measure for Greatness: A Short Biography of Edward Weston

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company NY, 1949.
Very Good in Good dust jacket, Hardcover In lightly edgeworn/soiled DJ, name penned on front pastedown ; Maroon cloth hardback. B&W illustrations. Index. Bio of early 20th century engineer ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; x + 230 pages

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