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Category: All Categories: Science: History of Science
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226.
Petrus Nonius  
Publicação do Grupo Portugués da História das Ciéncias..., Director Arlindo Camilo Monteiro

Publisher: Lisboa, MCMXXXVII [1937]..
Vol. I, fascislce 1 & 2. 207 p.; paper; edges worn, chipped, soiled. Essays in the history of science. (3810a)

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227.
Pingree, David Edwin, 1933-2005.  
Census of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit; series A vol.3 [by] David Pingree

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society, 1976.
[vi], 208 p., 28 cm. Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society ; v. 111. Reprinted 1992. "This third volume of Series A of the Census...is devoted to those authors whose names begin with a cerebral (c, ch, j, and jh), a reflexive... or a dental." Stock# 42,429x. Vg, new from publisher / soft cover.

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228.
Polikarov, A.  
Science & Philosophy

Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia 1973, small 8vo. cloth, 133pp. VG/VG $

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229.
Pouillet, M. (Claude Servais Mathias), 1790-1868  
Éléments de Physique Experimentale et de Météorologie
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Publisher: Paris, Hachette, 1856.
1 p.l., 49 double-page plates; 22 cm. The plate volume to the seventh edition of this university text. Pouillet was a leading electrochemist of his era and is best remebered for his studies of the surface of the sun. Stock#OB415. Very good in half leather by Dragonfly.

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230.
Priestley, Joseph, with Robert E. Scholfield  
Scientific Autobiography of Joseph Priestley, 1733-1804, a : Selected Scientific Correspondence Edited with Commentary
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Publisher: MIT Press; Cambridge, Mass: 1966.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 415 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, index, bibliography, footnotes, 3 appendixes including biographical sketches of correspondents, ; Joseph Priestley discovered oxygen in 1774 but viewed himself as a (Unitarian) theologian first and a scientist second. This fascinating biography focuses on his scientific achievements, which were myriad and amazing. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows minor rubbing and a few very small edge chips. (We have two units of this title in about the same condition)

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231.
Przypkowski, Tadeusz  
Dzieje Mysli Kopernikowskiej

Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej, Warzawa, 1972, 12mo. cloth, 175pp., VG in edgeworn dj $

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232.
Rasband, S. Neil  
Chaotic Dynamics of Nonlinear Systems

Wiley c.1990, 2nd.prtg. 8vo. cloth, 230pp. F/F $

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233.
Regis, Edward, 1944-  
Who Got Einstein's Office? : Eccentricity and Genius at the Institute for Advanced Study / Ed Regis.

Publisher: Reading, MA : Addison-Wesley, c1987.
xv, 316 p. : illus. ; index, 25 cm. The Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton has hosted some of the most brilliant minds in America. Bibliography: p. 295-305. Stock# 41,136x. Fine/ dj fine.

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234.
Reid, R.W.  
Tongues of Conscience War & the Scientist's dilemna

Readers Union, Constable, London, 1970, 8vo., cloth, 352pp. mostly WW2 & the various countries bomb projects. VG/VG $

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235.
Reingold, Nathan, 1927- ed.  
Science in Nineteenth-Century America, A Documentary History

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang [1964].
xii, 339. p. illus. 21 cm. American century series. Selections from Silliman and Bowditch, from natural historians,the Wilkes Expedition, early physicists and more. IAB. Stock# 38,390. Good+/ paper.

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236.
Renan, Ernest  
Future of Science, the

Publisher: Roberts Brothers; Boston: 1891.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 491 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, dark green glossy endpapers, [xxiv] + 491 pages, endnotes. ; Originally published 1849. This edition 1891. Written by the famous on-again-off-again Catholic historian and scholar whose most well-known book was the controversial Life of Jesus. In this book he discusses the history of scientific achievement then delves into philosophy, religion, theology, intellectualism and other lofty topics. ; Book shows almost no wear. Owner name stamped on title page and last page of text (Thomas Witherell Palmer, 1830-1913, US Senator, Ambassador to Spain, namesake of Palmer Woods and Palmer Park neighborhoods of Detroit, Unitarian)

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237.
Rescher, Nicholas  
Scientific Progress A Philosophical Essay on the economics of Research in Natural Science

University of Pittsburgh, c.1978, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 278pp. F/F $

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238.
Rimmer, Harry  
The Evidences for Immortality Fifth Edition

Eerdman's Pub. Grand Rapids, 1944, (orig.c.1935), small 8vo., cloth, 112pp., chipped spine caps, G+ $

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239.
Rimmer, Harry  
Modern Science & the Fifth Day of Creation

Research Science Bureau, L.A. c.1931, 5-1/4"x7-3/4" pamphlet, stapled wraps, 37pp., VG- $

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240.
Ritterbush, Philip C. (ed.)  
Scientific Institutions of the Future AAAS Symposium, Dec.1971.

Acropolis Bks., c.1972, 8vo. paperbk. 164pp. VG $

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241.
Robert Cohen & Max Wartofsky (eds.) Grunbaum, Havas, Finkelstein, Putnem Aage Petersen, Grunstra, I.B.Cohen, Furth, Mark  
Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science vol.V Proceedings of the Boston Colloquium 1966/1968Logic & Method of the Natural Sciences. (Synthese Library)

D.Riedel, Dordrecht / Humanities Press NY c.1969, 8vo. hardcover, 482pp. VG/VG $

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242.
Robinson, Eric  
James Watt, Engineer & Man of Science

reprint from Notes & Records of the Royal Soc. of London, 24, #2, Apr. 1970, 8vo. stapled wraps, 11pp. signed by Robinson, NF $

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243.
Ronan, Colin A.  
Galileo [by] Colin A. Ronan
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Publisher: NY, Putnam's Sons, 1974.
264 p., 150 b/w, 24 color illus., ports., 25.5 cm. A life and times popular biography of the astronomer from Florence. "I have tried... to keep his science in perspective and yet set him against the backcloth of his age and, above all, to trace the inexorable sequence of events that forced Galileo into his inevitable clash with the Inquisition."ISBN (10): 0399113649. Stock#34694x. Vg/ dj poor, torn, one large piece missing.

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244.
Ronan, Colin A.  
Sir Isaac Newton

Publisher: [London], International Profiles [1969].
2 p.l., 91 p., illus. incl. color, 22 cm. Short, popular, illustrated biography. IAB. Stock# 34,693. Vg/ no dj.

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245.
Rose, Ellen  
User Error Resisting Computer Culture

Between the Lines, Toronto c.2003, 1st. trade paperbk. 204pp., ex-lib- sp label & withdrawn stamp, ow F $

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246.
Rosenberg, Charles E. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 77, Nos. 286-290, 1986 (5 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1986.
A very large, heavy item: Priority and non-US orders please inqire about shipping before ordering. Complete academic journal of 5 issues in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. Includes critical bibliography (5th issue of volume, separate pagination). Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page issues of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Mild foxing to page edges; else as new. Hardback Fine

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247.
Rosenberg, Charles E. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 78, Nos. 291-295, 1987 (5 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1987.
A very large, heavy item: Priority and non-US orders please inqire about shipping before ordering. Complete academic journal of 5 issues in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. Includes critical bibliography (5th issue of volume, separate pagination). Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page issues of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Mild foxing to page edges; else as new. Hardback Fine

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248.
Rosenberg, Charles E. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 79, Nos. 296-300, 1988 (5 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1988.
A very large, heavy item: Priority and non-US orders please inqire about shipping before ordering. Complete academic journal of 5 issues in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. Includes critical bibliography (5th issue of volume, separate pagination). Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page issues of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Mild foxing to page edges; else as new. Hardback Fine

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249.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 85, No. 4 + Current Bibliography, 1994 (2 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1994.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 85, No. 4, pp.573-789 + ads throughout. Separate pagination to current bibliography. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page edges of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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250.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 86, No. 4 + Current Bibliography, 1995 (2 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1995.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 86, No. 4, pp.541-735 + ads throughout. Separate pagination to current bibliography. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page edges of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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251.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 89, Nos. 3 + 4 + Current Bibliography, 1998 (3 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1998.
A large item; Priority and non-US orders please inquire about shipping before placing order. Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 89, Nos. 3-4 & Bibilography, pp.387-799 + ads throughout. Separate pagination to bibliography. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page edges of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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252.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 91, Nos. 3 + 4 + Current Bibliography, 2000 (3 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 2000.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 89, Nos. 3-4 & Bibilography, pp.443-874 + ads throughout. Separate pagination to bibliography. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page edges of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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253.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 92, Nos. 3 + 4 + Current Bibliography, 2001 (3 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 2001.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 92, Nos. 3-4 & Bibilography, pp.451-840 + ads throughout. Separate pagination to bibliography. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page edges of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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254.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 90, Nos. 3 + 4 + Current Bibliography & Special Issue: Keeping Up with the Vision, 1999 (4 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1999.
An extremely large item: Priority and non-US orders please inquire about shipping before placing order. Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 92, Nos. 3-4 & Bibilography, pp.421-886 + ads throughout with Special Issue: Keeping Up with the Vision (360pp.) Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page edges of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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255.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 85, Nos. 1-3, 1994 (3 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1994.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 85, Nos. 1-3, pp.1-572 + ads throughout. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page issues of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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256.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 86, Nos. 1-3, 1995 (3 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1995.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 86, Nos. 1-3, pp.1-540 + ads throughout. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page issues of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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257.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 87, Nos. 1-3, 1996 (3 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1996.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 87, Nos. 1-3, pp.1-594 + ads throughout. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page issues of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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258.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 88, Nos. 1-2, 1997 (2 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1997.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 88, Nos. 1-2, pp.1-396 + ads throughout. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page issues of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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259.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 89, Nos. 1-2, 1998 (2 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1998.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 89, Nos. 1-2, pp.1-386 + ads throughout. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page issues of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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260.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 90, Nos. 1-2, 1999 (2 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1999.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 90, Nos. 1-2, pp.1-420 + ads throughout. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page issues of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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261.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 91, Nos. 1-2, 2000 (2 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 2000.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 91, Nos. 1-2, pp.1-442 + ads throughout. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page edges of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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262.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 92, Nos. 1-2, 2001 (2 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 2001.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 92, Nos. 1-2, pp.1-450 + ads throughout. Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page edges of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Hardback Fine

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263.
Rothman, Tony  
Science a la Mode Physical Fashions & Fictions

Princeton University Press, c.1989, 1st.trade paperbk.prtg. 207pp. pencilled, a little ink, ow VG $

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264.
Rukeyser, Muriel  
The Traces of Thomas Hariot

RH, NY c.1971, stated 1st. but code #2, 8vo. cloth, 366pp. 16th. cent. traveller, scientist & literauteur. F/F $

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265.
Rumford, Count / Sanborn C.Brown (ed.)  
The Collected Works of Count Rumford vol.5 Public Institutions

Harvard University, 1970, 1st.thus. 8vo. cloth, 512pp. the poor in munich, poor relief, feeding the poor, coffee, public institutions in Bavaria, regulations in Army of Electorate of Bavaria & Palatinate, Royal Institution of Great Britain, forming Society for Diffusion of Knowledge.. VG/VG $

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266.
Sarton, George  
The History of Science and the New Humanism
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Publisher: Indiana University Bloomington IN, 1962.
Not ex-lib. Softcover in brown, blue and blacl wraps, small 8vo. xv + 196pp. + series list. Index. Overall VG- to VG (VG+ in G+ wraps). Wraps have abrasion with surface loss and surface scratches along edges, hinges and spine end (heavier on latter); 1 1/4" shallow crease across lower rear corner. Central panels clean and bright. Binding tight and square with no reader's crease on spine; pages toned but clean and unmarked. Paperback VG

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267.
Sarton, George, 1884-1956  
Six Wings: Men of Science in the Renaissance

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1957.
xiv, 318 p., index, plates. 23.5 cm. Originated as the Patten Lectures at Indiana University. Packed with biographical and bibliographical information. The 'six wings' are: I, The Frame of the Renaissance: Exploration and Education; II, Mathematics and Astronomy; III, Physics, Chemistry, Technology; IV, Natural History; V, Anatomy and Medicine; VI, Leonardo da Vinci: Art and Science. Stock# 37,862. Vg/ dj vg.

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268.
Sarton, George, 1884-1956  
Six Wings: Men of Science in the Renaissance

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, Meridian/ World, 1966.
xiv, 318 p., illus., index, 20 cm. Originated as the Patten Lectures at Indiana University. Packed with biographical and bibliographical information. The 'six wings' are: I, The Frame of the Renaissance: Exploration and Education; II, Mathematics and Astronomy; III, Physics, Chemistry, Technology; IV, Natural History; V, Anatomy and Medicine; VI, Leonardo da Vinci: Art and Science. Stock# 37,863. Vg/ paper

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269.
Sarton, George, 1884-1956  
A History Of Science Hellenistic Science And Culture In The Last Three Centuries B.C.

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard UP, 1959..
xxvi, 554 p. illus., 25 cm. 'The Hellenistic world was international to a degree, polyglot and inspired by many relgious faiths.' Stock #28,269. Vg/dj worn, in mylar cover so it looks better than it is. Classical World

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270.
Sarton, George, 1884-1956.  
Six Wings: Men of Science in the Renaissance.

Publisher: London, Bodley Head [1958].
xiv, 318 p., index, plates. 22 cm. Originated as the Patten Lectures at Indiana University. Packed with biographical and bibliographical information. The 'six wings' are: I, The Frame of the Renaissance: Exploration and Education; II, Mathematics and Astronomy; III, Physics, Chemistry, Technology; IV, Natural History; V, Anatomy and Medicine; VI, Leonardo da Vinci: Art and Science. Stock# 37,861x. Vg/vg. Another copy, dj worn, taped,

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271.
Sarton, George.  
Six Wings: Men of Science in the Renaissance.

Publisher: Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1957..
1st ed. 318 + xiv pp. Illustrated w/ contemporary portraits. 1" black mark front flyleaf, o/w VG+ in like dj(2" closed tear top front panel, other minor closed tear top rear). Hard Cover

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272.
Scheffler, Israel  
The Anatomy of Inquiry Philosophical Studies in the Theory of Science

Library of Liberal Arts, Bobbs-Merrill c.1963 1st.trade paperbk. 337pp. VG $

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273.
Science, Technology and Innovation, Bibliography  
Henwood, Felicity, with Graham Thomas, Compilers
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Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1984.
VG+ cloth hardback, VG+ DJ. Cover with little shelf wear, a little fading along bottom. DJ has little edge wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp clean and bright, a few pp with underlining. 8vo, 250 pp with key word index. ISBN# 0312702817

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274.
Seitz, Frederick  
The Science Matrix The Journey, Travails, Triumphs

Springer Verlag, NY c.1992, 1st. 8vo. glossy boards, 146pp., F $

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275.
Shanghai tu shu guan.  
Guan Cang Jing Xuan. Shanghai Library Treasures / Shanghai Library, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of Shanghai = Shanghai tu shu guan, Shanghai ke xue ji shu qing bao yan jiu suo

Publisher: Shanghai Scientific and Technological Literature Publishing House. 1996..
In Chinese. Hardcover 4to, hardcover. Near fine condition in vg+ dj. 2 ex-Lib of Congress markings to opening pgs, lower board corner mildly bumped, otherwise pristine, bright & clean, virtually unopened, dj very slightly edge-crinkled. 210 p., chiefly color illus. ISBN: 7543910004

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276.
Shapere, Dudley (ed.)  
Philosophical Problems of Natural Science (Sources in Philosophy Series)

(Sources in Phil. Ser.) MacMillan c.1965 2nd.trade paperbk.prtg. 123pp. VG $

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277.
Shapley, Harlow  
Of Stars and Men : Human Response to an Expanding Universe

Publisher: Beacon Press; Boston: 1958.
Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket Third Printing Hardcover ISBN: 6000814682 157 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Pale tan cloth, footntoes. ; This book is being offered by Alan's Used Books (gwenfoss d o t c o m) on behalf of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, all proceeds to same. ; Tasteful b/w bookplate on front free endpaper. Otherwise no flaws to book. Jacket is in tatters but all readable.

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278.
Shapley, Harlow (Ed. )  
Source Book in Astronomy, 1900-1950

Publisher: Harvard University Press Cambridge, MA, 1960.
Very Good in Good dust jacket, Hardcover In lightly edgeworn/tanned DJ, bookplate; Blue cl. B&W photos, graphs, tables. Appendix, index. Collection of scholarly papers by various authors; 8vo; xviii + 423 pages

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279.
Shea, William R. & Mariano Artigas  
Galileo in Rome: The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press, 2003.
xi, 226 p., [32] p. of plates, illus., index; 24 cm. Organized around six trips to Rome by Galileo Galilei, 1564-1642. Presents the Church in a softer light than usual. They didn't kill him after all-- although some would say this reflected Galileo's position in the Medici court more than any pontifical benevolence. Very Good in VG dust jacket. Stock#44038.

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280.
Sheehan, William  
The Planet Mars: A History of Observation & Discovery

Publisher: University Of Arizona Press Tuscon, 1996.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0816516405 In VG+ DJ ; Hardback (black spine/black boards) . B&W illusts. Appendices, notes, biblio, index; Small 8vo; x + 270 pages

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281.
Shorto, Russell. [Descartes, René, 1596-1650]  
Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason
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Publisher: NY, Doubleday, ©2008.
xx, 299 p., [8] p. of plates, illus.; 24.5 cm. "The notion that one could find truth in facts that could be proved, and not in reliance on tradition and the Church teachings, would become a turning point in human history." ISBN(10) 038551753X. Stock#46650. Vg / dj vg.

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282.
Shurkin, Joel  
Engines of the Mind A History of the Computer

Norton, NY c.1984, 1st., 8vo., hardcover, 352pp., VG/VG $

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283.
Shurkin, Joel  
Engines of the Mind A History of the Computer

Norton, NY c.1984, 1st., 8vo., hardcover, 352pp., ink stamp, VG/VG $

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284.
Singer, Dorothea Waley, b. 1884  
Giordano Bruno, His life and thought. With annotated translation of his work, On the Infinite universe and worlds

Publisher: New York, Schuman [1950].
xi, 389 p. illus., ports., maps. indwa, 24 cm. Appendices (p. 203-224): 1. List of Bruno's writings.--2. Printers of Bruno.--3. Surviving manuscripts of Bruno's works.--4. Select bibliography of Bruno's philosophy. On the Infinite Universe and Worlds, first printed, Venice, 1574, (pp. 225-378). Stock# 37,328. Vg/ dj vg. .

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285.
Smallwood, William Martin in collaboration w/ Mabel Sarah Coon Smallwood  
Natural History & the American Mind (Columbia Studies in American Culture)

Columbia University, 1941, 1st. 8vo., cloth, 445pp., G $

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286.
Speroff, Leon  
Good Man, Gregory Goodwin Pincus : The Man, His Story, the Birth Control Pill (Signed)

Publisher: Arnica Publishing; Portland, Ore: 2009.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0980194296 359 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Full black cloth, yellow patterned endpapers, index, bibliography, extensive endnotes, appendix, chronology, 13 b/w maps and diagrams, dozens of high-quality b/w photos in text, with captions. ; Authored by endocrinologist, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Portland, Oregon. ; Biography of primary inventor of The Pill, world's first oral contraceptive, and general history of interlinks between contraception, medical science, and feminism. ; Only a touch of wear to book and jacket. Small sticker ad for Loestrin on front endpaper (5 x 8 cm). Also, front endpaper dated 6/09, inscribed 'Warm regards', and SIGNED by author in large hand.

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287.
Steneck, Nicholas H  
Science and Creation in the Middle Ages Henry of Langenstein d.1397 on Genesis

Publisher: U Notre Dame Press, 1976..
xiv, 213 p. 6 illus. 23.5 cm. "The primary objective of this study is to articulate a historical method that will broaden our understanding of late medieval science." Stock #28,101. Vg/no dj.

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288.
Stern, Bernard J.  
Historical Sociology The Selected Papers

Citadel Press NY c.1959 1st. trade paperbk. 433pp. G $

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289.
Stimson, Dorothy  
Scientists & Amateurs A History of the Royal Society

Schuman, NY c.1948, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 270pp. 2"x2" waterstain to dj, front cover & front eps, G/G $

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290.
Stoye, John  
Marsigli's Europe 1680-1730; The Life and Times of Luigi Ferdinando Marsigli, Soldier and Statesman

Publisher: New Haven, Yale UP, 1994..
xii, 356 p. 31 illus., 7 maps, 24.5 cm. Soldier, patron of the arts, scientist, Count Marsigli's life illuminates many aspects of European and italian history and culture during the fifty years of his diverse activity. Stock #29,021. Vg/ dj vg.

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291.
Swade, Dorothy  
The Difference Engine Charles Babbage & the Quest to Build the First Computer

Viking, NY c.2001, 1st. small 8vo., hardcover, 342pp., ex-lib.- sp label, bkplte., pocket, stamps, dj in plastic & stuck to eps, ow NF/NF $

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292.
Tatnall, F.G.  
Tatnall on Testing An Autobiographical Account of Adventures under 13 Vice Presidents

ASM c.1966, 8vo. cloth, 234pp. re the bonded wire strain gage. VG $

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293.
Taylor, E. G. R. (Eva Germaine Rimington) 1879-  
Mathematical Practitioners of Tudor and Stuart England.

Publisher: Cambridge for the Institute of Navigation At the University Press 1968. [reprint, Redondo Beach, CA, The Gemmary, 1989]..
xi, 443 p., frontis. (port), folding map, folding table. Originally pub. 1954. 'This book is a chronicle of lesser men-- teachers, text-book writers, technicians, craftsmen-- but for whom the great scientists would always remain sterile in their generation.' There are three sections: Part I, Narrative, Part II, Biographies (582 scientist practitioners), Part III, annotated list of contemporary works (bibliography of 628 printed books from 1400 to 1715, arranged chronologically). A masterly and most useful reference for mathematics, science, technology. The bibliographical section is cherished by librarians. Copy new from the publisher.

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294.
Taylor, E. G. R. (Eva Germaine Rimington) 1879-1966  
The Mathematical Practitioners of Hanoverian England 1714-1840.

Publisher: London, Cambridge U.P. for the Institute of Navigation, 1966. / Redondo Beach (California): The Gemmary, 1989..
xi, 442 pages : 12 platess (including portraits) folded map, facism. ; 23 cm. Not only important for mathematics, but for science and technology as well, Taylor's 2282 biographies and bibliographical citations make this of value for any historical work on English science between Newton and Darwin .Sheehy (10th ed.) EF81. Stock# 32,097x Fine, copy new from the publisher/ no dj as issued..

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295.
Taylor, E.G.R. (Eva Germaine Rimington) 1879-1966  
The Mathematical Practitioners Of Tudor & Stuart England

Publisher: Cambridge University Press/ Redondo Beach, CA, The Gemmery, 1989.
xi, 442 p., map fold., 22cm. Sheehy (10th ed) EF80: In three parts: (1) a narrative of mathematical practice and the work of outstanding mathematicans of the period 1485-1715; (2) biographies of 582 practitioners; and (3) a list of 'Works on mathematical arts and practices." Stock# 32,095x. Fine/ issued without dj.

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296.
Taylor, E.G.R. (Eva Germaine Riminton) 1879-1966  
The Mathematical Practitioners of Hanoverian England 1714-1840

Publisher: London, Cambridge U.P. for the Institute of Navigation, 1966. / Redondo Beach (California): The Gemmary, 1989..
xv, 503 pages frontispiece, 12 plates (including portraits) 23 cm. Sheehy (10th ed.) EF 81: A narrative of the scientific and technical advances of the period is followed by 2,282 biographical sketches, including teachers, philosophers, and makers of mathematical, optical, and nautical instruments. "Stock# 32,096. Vg/ dj vg.

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297.
Taylor, E.G.R.(Eva Germaine Rimington) 1879-1966  
Mathematical Practitioners of Tudor & Stuart England 1485-1714

Publisher: Cambridge, for the Institute of Navigation at the University Press 1970.
xi, 443 p., 14 plates, 2 of which fold. 22 cm.Reprint of the original edition, first published in 1954. Sheehy (10th ed) EF 80: "In three parts: (1) a narrative account of mathematical practice and the work of outstanding mathematicians of the period 1485-1715; (2) biographies of 582 practitioners; and (3) a list of 'works on mathematical arts and practices, with descriptive notes." Stock# 32,094. Original cloth, dj, fine copy.

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298.
Tenner, Edward  
Our Own Devices The Past & Future of Body Technology

Knopf, NY 2003, 1st. 8vo. hardcover, 314pp., ex-lib.- sp label, bkplte., pocket, stamps, dj in plastic & stuck to eps, never used so ow NF/NF $

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299.
Thackray, Arnold (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 72, Nos. 261-265, 1981 (5 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society, 1981.
A very large item; Priority and non-US orders please inquire about shippng arrangements before placig order. Complete ex-academic-ref-library volume of journal in 5 issues, green buckram, 8vo. No. 5 is the annual Current/Critical Bibliography. Fine. Only library indications are faded stamps to page edges of bound volume; occasional staps within. Hardcover Fine

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300.
Thackray, Arnold (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 74, Nos. 271-275, 1983 (5 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1983.
A large, heavy item: Priority and non-US orders please inqire about shipping before ordering. Complete academic journal of 5 issues in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. Includes critical bibliography (5th issue of volume, separate pagination). Ex-academic-ref-lib with only indications stamps to page issues of bound volume; stamps to front wraps of individual issues. Fine. Mild foxing to page edges; else as new. Hardback Fine

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