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Category: All Categories: Science: History of Science
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A Memorial of Joseph Henry.

Publisher: Published by Order of Congress, Washington D. C. Government Printing Office. 1880..
Hardcover Sm 4to, hardcover, tan cloth. Exterior moderately soiled; rear board partially detached at rear endpaper, making covers loose, but binding is firm; minor foxing near title pg.; otherwise contents clean, overall good given age. 528 pp.

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The Proceedings of the Davenport Academy of Natural Sciences. Volume II, 1876 - 1878

Publisher: J. D. Putnam, Davenport, IA, 1877 - 1880..
Hardcover 8vo. Hardcover, quarter leather w/ paper-covered boards, no dj. Spine well-rubbed around edges, label removed from lower spine, front endpaper loose, laid in. 1" at top margin of title pg. & 3 subsequent pgs. (through Contents) torn away, thankfully not affecting text; otherwise good condition, contents clean, binding & hinges tight. Approx 550 p. + approx. 20 plates, 25 woodcuts.

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The Jubilee of The Chemical Society of London : Record of the Proceedings, together with an account of the history and development of the society 1841-1891.

Publisher: London, The Chemical Society, 1896..
viii + 292pp with fold-out plans. A very detailed review of the foundation, history and work of the Chemical Society (London). Ex-Chaston Chapman Collection (University of Leeds) : bookplate to front cover, minimal library stamp and signature of Alfred C Chapman to title page. Bound in cream paper covered boards, a little grubby - titling to front cover - black cloth spine strip with gilt title lettering ; internally a good tight copy, bright and clean with the exception of minimal library and withdrawal stamp. Good plus cond. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches

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Memorial Lectures delivered before The Chemical Society 1893-1900

Publisher: London, Gurney and Jackson, 1901..
Pagination is out of order, presumably these lectures were bound seperately at a later date. Lectures include :- "The Stas Memorial Lecture" : "The Koff Memorial Lecture" : "The Marignac Memorial Lecture" : "The Hofmann Memorial Lecture" : "The Helmholtz Memorial Lecture" : "The Lothar Meyer Memorial Lecture" : "The Pasteur Memorial Lecture" : "The Kekule Memorial Lecture" : "The Victor Meyer Memorial Lecture" : "The Bunsen Memorial Lecture" : "The Friedel Memorial Lecture" and "The Nilson Memorial Lecture". Ex-Chaston Chapman Collection (University of Leeds) bookplate to front cover, minimal library stamps,signature "A Chaston Chapman" to title page. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titling to front spine, very minor 1/4 inch tear to upper spine front edge : internally a good tight copy, bright and clean except for library and withdrawal stamp ; externally very minor water stain to lower one inch of outer text block, not affecting text pages.Good plus cond. 9 x 5 3/4 inches.

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5.
[Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Biology Division & Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Co. (Union Carbide)]  
Symposium on Genetic Recombination, Given at Research Conference for Biology and Medicine of the Atomic Energy Commission, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, April 19 - 21, 1954.

Publisher: The Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia. 1955..
Reprinted from the Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, Vol. 45, Suppl. 2, May 1955. Paperback Contains 16 papers in early DNA research, incl. a contribution by J. D. Watson. 8vo, original wraps. Lib. stamp on front; 1/4" tear to upper edge of cover; fold-lines at upper & lower corners of cover w/ corresponding pg. corners a bit rumpled. Otherwise vg condition, contents clean & tight. 321 pp.

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6.

Biographical Memoirs National Academy of Sciences vol.61

National Academy, Wash.1992, 8vo. cloth, 570pp. F $

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7.

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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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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9.

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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10.

Science & Literature A conference

Library of Congress, Wash. 1985, 8vo., paperbk. 171pp. F $

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11.

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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12.

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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13.
ABHEDANANDA, Swami  
A Study of Heliocentric Science

Publisher: Calcutta: Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 1968.
First Edition. A fine copy in a near fine sl. edgeworn d.w. Very scarce.

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14.
Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR  
Rara Cosmographica in Estonia

Publisher: Tartu, Tapmy, 1978.
30 p., reproduced from carbon typescript; 19.5 cm. Text in English. Preface: Addenda & corrigenda to Rara Astronomica in Estonia, "Tartu Astronoomia Observatooriumi Teated No. 55," 1977. Includes 1740 letter in French of J.N.. Delisle. Notes on busts, instruments, early books. Stock# 30,939. VG/ wrappers.

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15.
Adamczewski, Jan, 1923-  
Nicolas Copernic et Son Epoque [Traduit du polonais par Maria Cieszewska.]

Publisher: Varsovie, Editions Interpress, 1972.
152 p., illus., col., portr., facsims., 26 cm. Translation of Mikolaj Kopernik i jego epoka by Maria Cieszewska. A nicely illustrated biography of Copernicus. Stock# 37,299. Vg/ dj vg.

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16.
Agassi, Joseph (Daniel A. Greenberg - general ed.)  
The Continuing Revolution: A History of Physics from the Greeks to Einstein

Publisher: NY: McGraw-Hill, 1968.
Hard bound, edition not stated, illustrated throughout, 225pp includes further reading section, and name and subject indices. Very good in very good dust jacket. 525 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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17.
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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18.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950, editor,  
Proceedings, 55th Meeting, New Orleans, Dec. 1905-Jan. 1906.

Publisher: [Press of Gibson Bros., Washington D.C., 1906.
Includes list of members; Ziwet, Relation of Mechanics to Physics; Magie, Partition of Energy; Kinnicutt, Sanitary Value of a Water Analysis; Smith, On Some Post-Eocene & Other Formations of the Gulf Region; Merriam, Is Mutation a Factor in Evolution of Higher Vertebrates?; Robinson, Generic Concept in Classification of Flowering Plants; Hough, Pueblo Environment; Sedgwick, Experimental Method in Sanitary Science & Sanitary Administration. 589 p., index, 25 cm.; sewn in printed paper wrappers; lacks front cover; internally clean, unopened; VG. 30568.

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19.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950, editor.  
Proceedings, 56th & 57th Meetings, Ithaca & NYC, 1906.

Publisher: [Press of Gibson Bros., Washington D.C., 1908].
Includes Fisher, Economics as a Science; Woodward, Science of Education; Eichelberger, Clocks Ancient & Modern; Crew, Fact & Theory in Spectroscopy; Mabery, Education of the Professional Chemist; McNair, Some Problems Connected with Deep Mining in the Lake Superior Copper District; MacCurdy, Some Phases of Prehistoric Archæology (Vézère; Dordogne); Fisher, Why Has the Doctrine of Laissez Faire Been Abandoned?; Sedgwick, Expansion of Physiology. 677 p., IV plates, 4 figures, index, 25 cm.; sewn in printed paper wrappers; edges chipped; internally clean; unopened; VG+. 30565.

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20.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950, editor.  
Proceedings, 54th Meeting, Philadelphia, December 1904.

Publisher: Press of Gibson Bros., Washington D.C., 1905.
Includes Tittmann, Present State of Geodesy; Hall, Tentative Theory of Thermo-Electric Action; Bancroft, Future Developments in Physical Chemistry; Woodward, Lines of Progress in Engineering; Russell, Co-operation among American Geographical Societies; Mark, Bermuda Islands & Bermuda Biological Station for Research; MacBride, Alamogordo Desert; Baldwin, Modern 'Droit d'Aubaine'; executive proceedings & lists of members. 620 p., 16 plates, index, 25 cm.; sewn in printed paper wrappers; lacks covers; internally clean, good+. 30564.

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21.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950, editor.  
Proceedings, 58th Meeting, Chicago, Dec. 1907-Jan. 1908.

Publisher: [Press of Gibson Bros., Washington D.C., 1908].
378 p., index, reports, papers read, list of members; 25 cm.; sewn in printed paper wrappers; unopened; VG. 30567.

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22.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950, editor.  
Constitution, List of Meetings, Officers, Committees, Fellows and Members of the AAAS, 1911-1915.

Publisher: AAAS [Washington, Press of Gibson Bros., 1915].
All you need to know about members & activities, 1911-1915. 63d Meeting, Washington, D.C., 27-30 Dec. 1911; 64th Mtg., Cleveland, 30 Dec. 1912-4 Jan. 1913; 65th Mtg., Atlanta, 29 Dec. 1913-3 Jan. 1914; 66th Mtg., Philadelphia, 28 Dec. 1914-2 Jan. 1915. 495 p., lists, proceedings, members, committees; 25 cm.; sewn in printed paper wrappers; VG. 30566.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Tenth Meeting, Albany, August 1856.

Publisher: Cambridge, Joseph Lovering, 1857.
Includes Haldeman, Report on the Present State of our Knowledge of Linguistic Ethnology; M'Cay, On Laws of Human Mortality; Clark, On a New Method of Measuring Celestial Arcs; Redfield, On Spirality of Motion in Whirlwinds & Tornadoes; Emory, General Description of the Country adjacent to the Boundary between the United States & Mexico; Foster, On Geological Position of Deposits in which occur Remains of the Fossil Elephant of North America; Hamlin, Supposed Runic Inscriptions. xlviii, 240, 258, [1] p., index, charts, maps (some folding), 24 cm.; blue printed wrappers spotted, soiled, minor wear, rear cover detached; VG. 33527.

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24.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Eleventh Meeting, Montreal, August, 1857.

Publisher: Cambridge, Joseph Lovering, 1858.
Includes Hill, On a New Form of Arithmetical Complements; Wilkes, Zodiacal Light; Foote, On a New Source of Electrical Excitation; Smallwood, On Ozone; Dana, Thoughts on Species; Morgan, Laws of Descent of the Iroquois. lvi, 204, 186, [1] p., index, charts, maps (some folding), 24 cm.; cream printed wrappers spotted, soiled, minor wear, gouge in front cover; VG. Signature of Geo. H. Lawrence on front cover. 33528.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Twelfth Meeting, Baltimore, May 1858

Publisher: Cambridge, Joseph Lovering, 1859.
Includes Kirkwood, On Mean Distances of Periodic Comets; Lovering, On the Australian Weapon Called the Boomerang; Hunt, On Dynamics of Ocean Currents; Trowbridge, Deep-Sea Soundings; Kane, Abstract of the Principal Results of the Magnetic Observations of the Second Grinnell Expedition, in 1853-5; Gibbs, On the Theory of the Polyacid Bases; Coffin, On Currents of the Atmosphere; Hayes, Observations upon the Practicability of reaching the North Pole; Weinland, A Method of Comparative Animal Psychology; Swallow, Grape Culture in Missouri. lvii, 318, [1] p., index, charts & maps (some folding), 24 cm.; blue printed wrappers, minor soiling; VG. 33529.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Nineteenth Meeting, Troy, N.Y., August 1870.

Publisher: Cambridge, Lovering, 1871.
Includes Bradley, Cosmogony; Tillman, On a New Musical Notation; Bradley, Aurora Borealis; Walling, On the Assumption that Matter Is Impenetrable; Hunt, Notes on Granitic Rocks; Orton, On Evidence of a Glacial Epoch at the Equator; Orton, On Condors & Hummingbirds of the Equatorial Andes; Dall, On Some Peculiarities of the Eskimo Dialect; Tillman, On Proposed Improvements for Common Roads. xl, 387 p., index, illus., 24.5 cm.; lacks wrappers, stitching loosening; part unopened; binding copy. 33547.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Eighteenth Meeting, Salem, Mass., August 1869.

Publisher: Cambridge, Lovering, 1870.
Includes Bardwell, Suggestions on the Theory of the Composition of Forces; Hinrichs, On Molecular Perturbations; Orton, On the Valley of the Amazon; Parry, The Rocky Mountain Alpine Region; Dall, On Distribution of the Native Tribes of Alaska & Adjacent Territory; Hartt, On the Botocudos of Brazil. xxxix, 311, [1] p., index, illus., 24.5 cm.; lacks wrappers; part unopened; VG. 33548.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Twenty-First Meeting, Dubuque, August 1872.

Publisher: Cambridge, Lovering, 1873.
Includes Address of the ex-President, Asa Gray; Kirkwood, On Binary Stars; Jordan, Compressed Air as a Motor; Hartshorne, On the Relation between Organic Vigor & Sex; Foster, On Certain Peculiarities in the Crania of Mound-Builders. xliv, 295 p., index, illus., 24.5 cm.; formerly white printed paper wrappers soiled, edges chipped; part unopened; VG. 33545.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Twentieth Meeting, Indianapolis, August 1871.

Publisher: Cambridge, Lovering, 1872.
Includes Ennis, The Four Great Eras of Modern Astronomy; Elliott, Law of Electric Currents; Rogers, Steam-Boiler Waters & Incrustations; Hilgard, On the Geological History of the Gulf of Mexico; Coues, On the Mechanism of Flexion & Extension in Birds' Wings; Parry, On a Form of Boomerang in Use among Mogui-Pueblo Indians of North America; Read, Ancient Dentistry. xliv, 447 p., index, illus., 24.5 cm.; grey printed paper wrappers, edges chipped, stitching & front cover loose; part unopened; binding copy. 33546.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Fifteenth Meeting, Buffalo, August 1866.

Publisher: Cambridge, Joseph Lovering, 1867.
Includes Kirkwood, On the Theory of Meteors; Brafley, On the Electro-Magnet; Hunt, On Petroleum; Hunt, On Laurentian Limestones & their Mineralogy; Winchell, The Fruit-Bearing Belt of Michigan. xliv, 130 p., index, 25.5 cm.; blue printed paper wrappers; part unopened; corners creased, some torn, lacks rear cover, stitches loose; fair. 33539.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Sixteenth Meeting, Burlington, August 1867.

Publisher: Cambridge, Joseph Lovering, 1868.
Includes Peirce, Communication of Vibrations; Lovering, On the Optical Method of Studying Sound; Tillman, A New Chemical Nomenclature. xl, 178 p., index, illus., charts, 25.5 cm.; tan printed paper wrappers; part unopened; edges chipped, backstrip ends torn; good+. 33540.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Seventh Meeting, Cleveland, July 1853.

Publisher: Cambridge, Joseph Lovering; NY, Putnam, 1856.
Includes Hunt, On Cohesion of Fluids, Evaporation, & Steam-Boiler Explosions; Riddell, On the Binocular Microscope; Brocklesby, On the Rising of Water in Springs immediately before Rain; Thomas, Indications of Weather, as Shown by Animals & Plants; Newberry, On Fossil Fishes of the Cliff Limestone of Ohio; Wood, Account of 6 New Species of Plants; Howell, On the Wheat-Fly & its Ravages; Horsford, On Fatal Effects of Chloroform; Hunt, Remarks on Lithography & Lithographic Transfers. xx, 291, [1] p., illus., charts, folding plates, 23.5 cm.; yellow printed wrappers soiled, edges & corners worn; VG. 33524.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor.  
Proceedings, Eighth Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 1854.

Publisher: Cambridge, Joseph Lovering; NY, Putnam, 1855.
Includes Loomis, On Satellites of Uranus; Gale, On Relations of the American Patent System to the Progress of Science. lvi, 316 p., charts, folding plates, 23.5 cm.; pink printed wrappers soiled, corners chipped; VG. 33525.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor  
Proceedings, Ninth Meeting, Providence, August 1855

Publisher: Cambridge, Joseph Lovering; NY, Putnam, 1856.
xlvi, 311 p., charts, folding plates, 23.5 cm. Includes Benjamin Peirce on mathematics; Peters, Contributions to Atmospherology of the Sun; Olmsted, Notes on Wilmington Gunpowder Explosion; Brocklesby, Frozen Wells of Owego; Kent, Description of a New Apparatus for separating Gold & other Precious Metals from Foreign Substances; Smith, Re-Examination of American Minerals; Whitney, On Occurrence of Ores of Iron in the Azoic System; Blake, Notes upon the Grove of "Mammoth Trees" in Calaveras County, California; Hilgard, Contributions to the Physiology of Sight; Hunt, On the Use of Salt-marsh Sods for facing Steep Slopes of Parapets, Terraces, etc. Tan printed wraps soiled, spine ends chipped; part unopened; VG. Stock#33526.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Lovering, Joseph, editor. Bache, Alexander Dallas, 1806-1867.  
Proceedings, Fourteenth Meeting, Newport, R.I., August 1860.

Publisher: Cambridge, Joseph Lovering, 1861.
Includes Lecture on the Gulf Stream by Prof. A. D. Bache, Superintendent, U. S. Coast Survey; Hackley, Theory Connected with Solar Spots; Abstract of Principal Results of the Astronomical Observations made by the Second Grinnell Expedition, 1853-1855; Smith & Rood, On a New Theory of Light; Hitchcock, Geology of the Island of Aquidneck; Chittenden, The American Reindeer; Hunt, Description of a New Portable Coffer-Dam; Hunt, New Methods of Preventing Fire-Damp Explosions in Collieries. lxxii, 256 p., illus., index, charts & maps (some folding), 24 cm.; grey printed wrappers, soiled, edges & corners chipped; VG. 33531.

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36.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. Twenty-Fourth Meeting, Detroit, August 1875

Publisher: Salem, Mass., 1876.
Two parts bound in one. Includes Report of Committee on Weights, Measures, & Coinage; Kirkwood, On Distribution of Asteroids; Clarke, Chemistry of Three Dimensions; Cope, On Distribution of Batrachia & Reptilia in North America; Hyatt, Periodicity in Vegetation; Sternberg, Indian Burial Mounds & Shellheaps near Pensacola, Florida; Gillman, Ancient Men of the Great Lakes. Blue printed wraps; part unopened; small tears from wrapper edges; VG+. Stock#33542.

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37.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. Twenty-Third Meeting, Hartford, Conn., August 1874

Publisher: Salem, Mass., 1875.
l, 146, 180 p., index, illus., plates, charts, 24.5 cm. Includes Gould, On the Number & Distribution of the Bright Fixed Stars; Armsby, On the Nitrogen of the Soil; Hunt, The Sewage Question Chemically Considered; Hunt, Disintegration of Rocks & its Geological Significance; Muir, Studies in Formation of Mountains in the Sierra Nevada; Gray, Notes on Tree Growth; Wheildon, The Lobster; Wilder, On Gestation of the Little Brown Bat; LeConte, Cremation among North American Indians. Tan printed wraps; part unopened; stitches loosening, small tears from wrapper edges, lacks rear cover; VG. Stock#33543.

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38.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. Twenty-Second Meeting, Portland, Maine, August 1873

Publisher: Salem, Mass., 1874.
Two parts in one. Includes Wiley, On Introduction of the Metric System into Medicine & Unification of Doses; Langley, Solar Photosphere; Dolbear, On Convertibility of Sound into Electricity; Wheildon, Arctic Regions; Feuchtwanger, Remarks on Glass-Making; Hough, Description of an Automatic Registering & Printing Evaporator and Rain Gauge; Whittlesey, On Origin of Mountain Chains; Hill, Notes on Bufo Americanus; Gill, Recent Additions to the Fish Fauna of Massachusetts; Swallow, On the Origin of Species; Whittlesey, On the Rate of Increase of the Human Race; Hough, On the Duty of Government in the Preservation of Forests; separately published (1873) "Report of the Special Committee on the Revision of the Constitution, Submitted at the Portland Meeting, August, 1873". Grey printed wraps a bit soiled, edges chipped; part unopened; VG. Stock#33544.

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39.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. Twenty-Fifth Meeting, Buffalo, N.Y., August 1876

Publisher: Salem, Mass., 1877.
lvi, 368 p., index, illus., 25 cm. Includes Experiments on the Gyration of Liquid Masses in Rotation; Upon the Reduction of Silver at ordinary temperatures in the presence of Free Nitric Acid; On a Provisional Hypothesis of Pangenesis; On the Origin of Mineral Veins; On the Post-Glacial History of Sequoia gigantea; Greek & Etruscan Art in Jewellery & its Revival; Antiquities of Porto Rico; Mood of the Verb in Conditional Clauses. Sewn in grey printed wraps; minor wear, part unopened; VG. Stock#33873.

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40.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. Twenty-Ninth Meeting, Boston, Mass., August 1880

Publisher: Salem, Mass., 1881.
Two parts: lxxvi, 386; p., illus., 25 cm. Includes Some Modern Aspects of the Life-Question; On the Production & Reproduction of Sound by Light; Red Spot on Jupiter; Salt Solutions & Absorption of Gases; On Colors for Salt-glazed Pottery; Action of Sunlight on Glass; Turquoise of New Mexico; On the Study of Comparative Anatomy as Part of the Medical Curriculum; Two New Uses of Important Insecticides; Dakotah Tribes. Grey printed wraps; part unopened; stitching loose, covers chipped; VG. Parts separately, $25 each. Stock#33869.

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41.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. Twenty-Eighth Meeting, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., August 1879

Publisher: Salem, Mass., 1880.
lxii, 572 p., index, illus., 25 cm. Includes On the Color Correction of Achromatic Telescopes; Preliminary Notice of a Revision of the Atomic Weights; On the Conditions To Be Filled by a Theory of Life; A Short Biography of the Menhaden; Cotton Worm in the U.S.; Sign Language of the North American Indians; On the Explanation of Hereditary Transmission. Grey printed wraps; minor wear, part unopened; VG. Stock#33870.

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42.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. Twenty-Seventh Meeting, St. Louis, Mo., August 1878

Publisher: Salem, Mass., 1879.
lvi, 368 p., index, illus., 25 cm. Includes Report of the Committee Appointed To Memorialize Congress and State Legislatures Regarding the Cultivation of Timber and the Preservation of Forests; Outline of the Work Done by the Fort Worth Solar Eclipse Party; On the Use of the Tasimeter for Measuring the Heat of the Stars and of the Sun's Corona [&] Sonorous Voltameter; On a Modified Form of Telephone; Some Indications of Recent Sensitiveness to Unequal Pressure in the Earth's Crust; Changes Preliminary to Cleavage in the Egg of Clepsine; Description of a Cliff-House on the Mancos River of Colorado, with a Ground Plan; On the Sources for Aboriginal History of Spanish America. Grey printed wraps; minor wear, part unopened; VG. Stock#33871.

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43.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. Twenty-Sixth Meeting, Nashville, Tenn., August 1877

Publisher: Salem, Mass., 1878.
lvi, 400 p., index, illus., 25 cm. Includes On a New Type of Steam Engine; On the Proper Motion of the Trifid Nebula; Contributions to the Physics of the Gulf of Mexico, and its Chief Affluent, the Mississippi River; Various Methods of Separating and Determining Barium, Strontium and Calcium; Older Rocks of Western North America; Geology & Topography of the Oil Regions of Tennessee, with some account of the Oil Springs and Wells; Habits of the Moqui Tribe; Former & Present Number of Our Indians. Grey printed wraps; minor wear, part unopened; VG. Stock#33872.

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44.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. 40th Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 1891

Publisher: Salem [Mass., Salem Press Printing & Pub. Co.] July 1892.
cix, 476 p., index, 25 cm. Includes list of members; Plants of the Future. Some Possibilities of Economic Botany; Evolution of Algebra; Ether; Alchemy; Problems in Mechanical Science; Chemung & Catskill (Upper Devonian) on the Eastern Side of Appalachian Basin; Future of Systematic Botany; Natural History of Analogy; The Farmer & Taxation. Sewn in printed wraps; lacks rear cover & part of front; unopened, internally clean, VG. Stock#30572.

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45.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. 36th Meeting, New York, August 1887

Publisher: Salem [Mass., Salem Press Printing & Pub. Co.] March 1888.
xcviii, 368 p., index, 25 cm. Includes list of members; Prescott, Chemistry of Nitrogen as Disclosed in the Constitution of Alkaloids; Gilbert, Work of the International Congress of Geologists; Farlow, Vegetable Parasites & Evolution; Brinton, Review of Data for the Study of Prehistoric Chronology of America; Alvord, Economy in Management of the Soil. Sewn in printed wraps; covers chipped; unopened, internally clean, VG. Stock#30576.

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46.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. 35th Meeting, Buffalo, August 1886

Publisher: Salem [Mass., Salem Press Printing & Pub. Co.] January 1887.
Includes list of members; Gibbs, Multiple Algebra; Hill, Hirundo; Brackett, Electromotive Force of the Voltaic Cell; Wiley, Economical Aspects of Agricultural Chemistry; Chanute, Scientific Invention; Chamberlin, Inventory of Our Glacial Drift; Bowditch, What Is Nerve- Force?; Gray, Memoranda of a Revision of North American Violets; Hale, Origin of Languages; Nuttall, Preliminary Note of an Analysis of the Mexican Codices & Graven Inscriptions; Cummings, Capitalists & Laborers. Sewn in printed wraps; rear cover loose, edges chipped; unopened, internally clean; VG. Stock#30575.

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47.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. 30th Meeting, Cincinnati, August 1881

Publisher: Salem: Published by the Permanent Secretary, 1882.
lxxx, 424 p., index, illus., 24.5 cm. Includes On the Effect of prolonged stress upon the strength & elasticity of pine timber; Note on electrical resistance & coëfficient of expansion of incandescent platinum; Mixed sugars; Study of blood during prolonged fast; Short study of features of the lower Great Lakes during the great river age; Evidence from the drift of Ohio, Indiana & Illinois in support of preglacial origin of the basins of Lake Erie & Ontario; Berea grit of Ohio; Gold-bearing drift of Indiana; Influence of forests on water courses; Syrian bees; Lawgiver of the stone age. Sewn in printed wraps; front wrap loose, edges chipped; unopened, internally clean; VG. Stock#30559.

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48.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. 39th Meeting, Indianapolis, August 1890

Publisher: Salem [Mass., Salem Press Printing & Pub. Co.] July 1891.
cv, 492 p., index; 25 cm. Includes list of members; Relations of Men of Science to General Public; Variable Stars; Plea for Terrestrial Physics; Recent Theories of Geometrical Isomerism; History of Attempts To Determine Relative Value of Lubricants by Mechanical Tests; Relations of State & National Geological Surveys to Each Other; On Certain Phenomena of Growing Old; Ascent of Man; Standard of Living in the United States. Sewn in printed wraps; lacks front cover, rear cover loose; internally clean, unopened; VG. Stock#30571.

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49.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. 32d Meeting, Minneapolis, August 1883

Publisher: Salem [Mass.], Published by the Permanent Secretary, 1884.
xc, 508 p., index, tables, 25 cm. Includes Holden, Total solar eclipse of May 6, 1883; Langley & McGee, On sub-aqueous dissociation of certain salts; Wright, Result of explorations of glacial boundary between New Jersey & Illinois; Upham, Minnesota Valley in the ice age; Stone, Kame rivers of Maine; Hunt, Serpentine of Staten Island; Penhallow, Relation of root & leaf areas in corn; Hyatt, Fossil Cephalopoda in the Museum of Comparative Zoology; Babbitt, Vestiges of glacial man in central Minnesota; Smith, Studies in the Iroquois concerning the verb 'to be' & its substitutes; Peet, Altars & high places among emblematic mounds; Campbell, Mound builders identified; Hovey, Oyster-farming in Connecticut. Sewn in printed wraps; unopened, uncut; VG. Stock#30561.

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50.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. 41st Meeting, Rochester, August 1892

Publisher: Salem [Mass., Salem Press Printing & Pub. Co.] December 1892.
cxv, 380 p., index, 25 cm. Includes list of members; Prescott, Immediate Work in Chemical Science; Eastman, Neglected Field of Fundamental Astronomy; Thomas, Technical Education in Colleges & Universities; Springer, Micro- Organisms of the Soil; Johnson, Applied Scientist; Williams, Scope of Paleontology & Its Value to Geologists; Gage, Comparative Physiology of Respiration; Holmes, Evolution of the Æsthetic; Stevenson, Tusayan Legends of the Snake & Flute People; Ward, Psychologic Basis of Social Economics. Sewn in printed wraps; covers chipped, internally clean & unopened; VG. Stock#30573.

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51.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. 42d Meeting, Madison, August 1893

Publisher: Salem [Mass., Salem Press Printing & Pub. Co.] 1894.
cxv, 384 p., index, tables, diagrams; 25 cm. Includes list of members; Leconte, Theories of the Origin of Mountain Ranges; Doolittle, Variations of Latitude; Nichols, Phenomena of the Time-Infinitesimal; Hart, 25 Years' Progress in Analytical Chemistry; Robinson, Training in Engineering Science; Walcott, Geologic Time As Indicated by Sedimentary Rocks of North America; Osborn, Rise of Mammalia in North America; Bessey, Evolution & Classification; Dorsey, Biloxi Indians of Louisiana; Holmes, Order of Development of Primal Shaping Arts; Brewer, Mutual Relations of Science & Stock Breeding. Sewn in printed wraps; lacks covers, internally clean, unopened, good+. Stock#30574.

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52.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. 34th Meeting, Ann Arbor, August 1885

Publisher: Salem [Mass.]: Published by the Permanent Secretary, 1886.
xcv, 567 p., index, 24.5 cm. Includes Standards of Stellar Magnitude; Indexing Chemical Literature; International Scientific Congress; Researches on Health & Diseases of Plants; Transmission of Botanical Specimens through Mails; Description of a Printing Chronograph; Observations on invisible heat spectra & recognition of hitherto unmeasured wave lengths; Chemistry in Service of Public Health; Crystals of butter & fats; Chemical study of Yucca angustifolia; On electrical furnace & reduction of oxides of boron, silicon, aluminum & other metals by carbon; Second Law of Thermodynamics; Electric light tests; Discovery of fossiliferous Potsdam strata at Poughkeepsie; Record of the deep well of Cleveland Rolling Mill; On classification of Upper Devonian; Notes on a remarkable collection of rough diamonds; Educational Museums of Vertebrates; Germination studies; New chromogeneous bacillus; Observations on muskrat; On structure of brain & auditory apparatus of a theromorphous reptile of the Permian epoch; Photo-micrographs on gelatine plates for lantern projection; Native Tribes of Alaska; Permanence of early Iroquois clans & sachemships; Indian personal names; Urine dance of the Zunis; Significance of flora to Iroquois; Application of Science to Production & Consumption of Food; Relative values of human foods; Science of statistical analysis. Sewn in printed wraps; wrappers chipped, bottom corner margin torn thru p. x; unopened, internally clean, VG. Stock#30563.

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53.
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Putnam, Frederic Ward, 1839-1915, editor  
Proceedings. 38th Meeting, Toronto, August 1889

Publisher: Salem [Mass., Salem Press Printing & Pub. Co.] July 1890.
civ, 496 p., index, 25 cm. Includes list of members; Evolution of Music from Dance to Symphony; Mathematical Theories of the Earth; Review of Theories of Electrical Action; Nature of Amalgams; North American Mesozoic; Some Recent Investigations Relative to Cell-Contents; Israelite & Indian. A Parallel in Planes of Culture. Sewn in printed wraps; unopened; internally clean, VG. Stock#30570.

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54.
American Philosophical Society  
Early Transactions... Published in the American Magazine during 1769...

Publisher: Philadelphia, APS, 1969.
Reprinted in Facsimile with a Commemorative Essay by a Member of the Society. 135 p., folded chart, 20.5 cm. Includes Moses Bartram, Observations on the Native Silk-Worms of North America; David Rittenhouse, A Description of a New Orrery; Richard Wells, A Bilge-Pump Operated by the Motion of the Ship; Isaac Jamineau, The Eruption of Vesuvius in 1767; John Ewing, Proposal for Observing the Transit of Venus, June 3, 1769; also articles by Miller, Chalmers, Carter, Otto, Morgan, De Normandie. Stock#20387. Vg/ wrappers.

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55.
ANDRE-FELIX, Annette  
Les Debuts De L'industrie Chimique Dans Les Pays Bas Autrichiens

Publisher: Editions De L'institute De Sociologie Universite Libre De Bruxelles, 1971.
First Edition. A fine copy in the original printed wrappers

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56.
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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57.
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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58.
Ashton, John  
Curious Creatures in Zoology : With 130 Illustrations Throughout the Text

Publisher: Singing Tree Press; Detroit: 1968.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 348 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Full brown cloth, gold spine title, brown endpapers, index, 130 b/w drawings and illustrations in text. ; Copyright 1890. This is a facsimile reprint, 1968. ; Author has 'rescued from oblivion' illustrations and descriptions of supposedly factual human beings and animals that never existed except in the imaginations of the mistaken observers who described them. Examples: Amazons. Pygmies. Satyrs. Rhinoceros. Were-wolves. Martlet. Woolly hens. Worms and dragons. Many more. ; No discernable wear. No jacket, as issued. Pages crisp. Appears unread.

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59.
Asimov, Isaac.  
The Intelligent Mans Guide to Science.

Publisher: Basic Books New York.
CR 1960, stated first edition. Two volumes, slipcased. all very good condition. Volume 1: The Physical Sciences has 382 pages. Volume 2: The Biological Sciences to page 853 with index, list of illustrations, bibliography and an appendix, "Mathematics In Science". Black and white illustrations, photos and charts. Blue covers. Introduction by George W. Beadle. Professor Asimov is a master teacher. He knows and understands science in both its history and its substance. He explains what science is all about, how it came to be, and some of the people involved in its development. Books have a very slight musty odor - don't believe anyone ever read the books. Stated first Edition Slipcased Hard Cover

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60.
AUSTIN, Brian  
Schonland Scientist and Soldier

Publisher: Witwatersrand University Press Johannesburg, 2001.
F First Edition A near fine copy (ink name fep) in a near fine sl. spinefaded d.w. The ownership name, M M Kingwill, is presumably connected to Schonland's assistanf, Denys Kingwill.

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61.
Baatz, Simon  
Knowledge, Culture, and Science in the Metropolis: The New York Academy of the Sciences 1817-1970 (Annals Volume 584)
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Publisher: New York Academy of the Sciences New York, 1990.
Trade softcover in white wraps with Joseph Stella painting to front, 8vo. 269pp. Index, bibliography, 26 figures throughout. Footnotes. Very mild curl to upper corners, mild rubbing along hinges. Else fine: bright, sharp and unmarked. Paperback NF

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62.
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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63.
Babkin, B.P.  
Pavlov A Biography

University of Chicago, c.1949, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 365pp. G $

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64.
Bacon, Francis  
Advancement Of Learning

Publisher: P. F. Collier New York 1902.
Very Good with no dust jacket Boundin green cloth with title in gilt, top edge gilded, others deckled, signatures uncut ; Edited by Joseph Devey. Volume 21 in the series 'A Library of Universal Literature'; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages

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65.
Bailey, George  
Galileo's Children: Science, Sakharov, and the Power of the State

Publisher: NY, Arcade/Little, Brown, 1990.
458 p. 'There is a direct line leading from Galileo to the nuclear bomb and the pollution of air, soil and water in the industrial nations of the world. In this connection Sakharov, the inventor of the 'Super', the discoverer of the secret of the solar phoenix-- that is, the sun's capacity for perpetual combustion-- is the chief executor of Galileo's will and testament.' Stock#27343. Vg/vg.

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66.
Bakewell, Frederick C.  
Great Facts: A Popular History and Description of the Most Remarkable Inventions During the Present Century
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Publisher: D. Appleton and Company, 1860 New York.
Book. Book condition: Fair. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall "The conveniences, the comforts, and luxuries conferred on Society by the many important Inventions of the present century, must naturally excite a desire to know the origin and progress of the application of scientific principles, by which such advantages have been gained. Practically considered, those Inventions are of much greater value than the discoveries of Science on which most of them depend; and the scientific inquirer who confines his views to abstract principles, without looking beyond them to the varied methods of their application to useful purposes, may be compared to a traveller who, having toiled arduously to gain the top of a mountain, then shuts his eyes on the prospect that lies before him.." Over 20 inventions are discussed, including steam navigation, carriages and railways, photography, the stereoscope, the electric telegraph, gas lighting, the electric light, printing machines and lithography. Illustrated with numerous engravings. 307 pages. Book is in FAIR condition; damage to top of spine and to top of rear cover. Binding is still good; text pages clear, making this a very good reading copy. No dust jacket. NOTE: This is an antiquarian copy, published in 1860 -NOT a reprint or print-on-demand.

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67.
BANKS, Hector Charles  
Sir Joseph Banks. K.B., P.R.S., The Autocrat of the Philosophers

Publisher: Batchworth, 1952.
First Edition. A fine copy in the original dark blue cloth.

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68.
BARROW, John  
Sketches of the Royal Society and Royal Society Club.

Publisher: London: John Murray, 1849.
First Edition. A very good opy in the original blind-embossed dull green cloth by Remant & Edmonds, the spine faded, hinges worn and defective externally, else contents clean and tight. A fine family PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION copy from Barrow's widow to her brother Peter Truter, Barrow's brother-in-law: "For my Dear Brother Peter from his Affectionate Sister Anna Maria Barrow 16th Novr.1849"

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69.
BATES, L.F.  
Sir Alfred Ewing. A Pioneer in Physics and Engineering

Publisher: Longmans Green & Co for the British Council, 1946.
First Edition. A fine copy in the original blue printed wrappers as issued.

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70.
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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71.
Beltran, Enrique, ed.  
Memorias del Primer Coloquio Mexicano de Historia de la Ciencia (2-7 de Septiembre de 1963).

Publisher: Sociedad Mexicana de Historia de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia, Mexico. 1964..
First edition, limited: no. 23 of 1500. Paperback 2 volumes, paperback. Exteriors of both somewhat smoke-damaged, ragged. Otherwise vg condition: interiors clean, bindings tight. 406 & 434 pp. Incl. photos of colloquium participants.

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72.
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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73.
Berlinski, David, 1942-  
Newton's Gift: How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of the World

Publisher: London, Duckworth, 2001.
xviii, 217 p., illus., index, 24 cm. Biography of Sir Isaac Newton, 1642-1727, and of his discoveries in physics. Stock#36968x. Fine, new from publisher / dj fine.

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74.
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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75.
BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONALE  
Pierre et Marie Curie

Publisher: Paris: Bibliotheque Nationale, 1967.
First Edition. A fine copy in the original pictorial card wrappers as issued.

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