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Category: All Categories: Science: History of Science
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226.
Newhouse, Elizabeth L. Editor  
Inventors and Discoverers, Changing Our World
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Publisher: National Geographic Society Washington, DC, 1988 First Edition.
Fine cloth hardback, gilt lettering and decorations, Fine DJ. Cover with minimal shelf wear. DJ has little wear. Binding tight. Colored end papers and pp look unused. 4to, 320 pp with illustrations and index. ISBN# 087044 751 3. Because of size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shiping outside the continental USA.

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227.
Neyman, Jerzy (ed.)  
The Heritage of Copernicus: Theories Pleasing to the Mind

MIT Press, c.1974, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 542pp. long messy inscription by someone. G $

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228.
Neyman, Jerzy, ed.  
Heritage of Copernicus: Theories Pleasing to the Mind.

Publisher: MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1974..
Hardcover 8vo, hardcover, blue cloth, no dj. Spine very slightly faded, upper corner of 2 pgs. of Contents lightly crinkled from paper-clip removal, otherwise vg+ condition. 542 pp.

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229.
Nieburg, H.L.  
In the Name of Science

3rd.Quadrangle trade paperbk. c.1970, 429pp. creased corners, rubbed, Vg- $

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230.
Numbers, Ronald L. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 81, Nos. 306-310, 1990 (5 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1990.
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 current 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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231.
Numbers, Ronald L. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 82, Nos. 311-315, 1991 (5 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1991.
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 current 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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232.
Numbers, Ronald L. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 83, Nos. 1-3, 1992 (3 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1992.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 83, Nos. 1-3, pp.1-546 + 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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233.
Numbers, Ronald L. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 84, Nos. 1-3, 1993 (3 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1993.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 84, Nos. 1-3, pp.1-636 + 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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234.
Numbers, Ronald L. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Revew Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influence, Vol. 80, Number 301-305, 1989 (5 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society, 1989.
A very large item: Pririoty and non-US orders please inquire about shipping before placing order. Complete ex-academic-ref-library journal of 5 volumes bound in green buckram, large 8vo. Volume 5 is annual Current/Critical Bibilography. Fine. Library indications are faded stamps to page edges of bound volume, occasional stamps within. Hardcover Fine

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235.
Numbers, Ronald L. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 83, No. 4 + Current Bibliography, 1992 (2 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1992.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 83, No. 4, pp.547-714 + ads. 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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236.
Numbers, Ronald L. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 84, No. 4 + Current Bibliography, 1993 (2 Issues Library Bound)

Publisher: History of Science Society Philadelphia, PA, 1993.
Partial volume of academic journal in library-bound green buckram, large 8vo. V. 83, No. 4, pp.637-873 + 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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237.
Oehser, Paul Henry, ed.  
Knowledge Among Men: eleven essays on science, culture, and society commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of James Smithson. : [Smithsonian annual]

Publisher: Published by Simon and Schuster in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C. 1966..
1st ptg. Hardcover Incl's essays by Robert Oppenheimer, Lewis Mumford, Sir Kenneth Clark, Arthur Koestler, Claude Levi-Strauss, Stephen Toulmin & others. 8vo, hardcover. Near fine condition in lightly soiled & edge-worn, else vg dj. 191 p.

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238.
Oresme, Nicole, ca. 1320-1382  
Nicole Oresme and the Kinematics of Circular Motion/ Tractatus de Commensurabilitate vel

Publisher: Madison, U Wisconsin, 1971.
xx, 425 p. illus., 25 cm. Latin text edited with an Introduction, English translation, and Commentary by Edward Grant. Stock# 30,949. Fine/ dj fine.

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239.
Ormathwaite, Lord  
Astronomy & Geology Compared

Appleton NY 1872, 4-1/2"x7", cloth, 179pp. soiled covers, ow VG $

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240.
Owen, George E.  
Universe of the Mind. : [Seminars in the History of Ideas.]

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD. 1971..
Hardcover 4to, hardcover. Binding very slightly cocked, mild lower-edge shelf-wear, else near fine condition, incl. dj. 349 pp. Numerous illus.

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241.
Owen, Richard / Phillip Reid Sloan (ed., intro. & commentary)  
The Hunterian Lectures in Comparative Anatomy May - June 1837

University of Chicago Press, c.1992, 1st.trade paperbk.prtg., (xvi, 340)pp., 1st.20pp. inked, ow F $

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242.
Pacey, Arnold  
The Culture of Technology

MIT Press, c.1984, 2nd.prtg. 8vo. cloth, 210pp. ex-lib.- sp label, bkplte., pocket, stamps, VG $

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243.
Pannell, J.P.M.  
An Illustrated History of Civil Engineering

Ungar, NY c.1965, 1st.Amer.ed. 8vo., cloth, 376pp., 282 illusts., NF $

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244.
Pantin, C.F.A.  
The Relations between the Sciences Based upon the Tarner Lectures of Trinity College, 1959

ed. & intro. by A.M.Pantin & W.H.Thorpe. Cambridge University Press, 1968, 1st. 8vo., cloth, 206pp., VG+/VG+ $

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245.
Papich, Anton, with Kenneth V. Bowers and Gordon Gray  
In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer : Transcript of Hearing before Personnel Security Board, Washington DC, April 12, 1954 through May 6, 1954

Publisher: Government Printing Office; Washington, D. C. : 1954.
Very Good Softcover 993 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Government repot. Gray covers. Index of witnesses. ; Reported by Anton Papich. Transcriber, Kenneth V. Bowers. Chair of United States Atomic Energy Commission, Gordon Gray. ; We are including with this volume a 41-page report entitled The Hydrogen Bomb and International Control: Technical Background and Information, published by the US Congress Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, July 1950, with bibliography, 2 tables, 2 b/w diagrams. Both vols show edge sunning and moderate wear. Name penned on front upper corner of each. Both bindings intact. ; Scarce.

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246.
Parsons, Paul  
30-Second Theories : The 50 Most Thought-Provoking Theories in Science, Each Explained in Half a Minute
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Publisher: Fall River Press; N. Y. : 2009.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First US Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1435109562 160 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Tan decorative boards, red patterned endpapers, index, bibliography, several small glossaries, lots of sidebars, b/w and color illustrations throughout. ; Edited by Paul Parsons. Eight expert contributors. Foreword by Martin Rees. ; Just a touch of shelfwear.

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247.
Pattison, F.L.M.  
Granville Sharp Pattison Anatomist & Antagonist, 1791-1851

(History of American Science & Technology Series) University of Alabama Press c.1987, 1st. 8vo., cloth, 285pp. F/F $

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248.
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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249.
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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250.
Polikarov, A.  
Science & Philosophy

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

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251.
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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252.
Przypkowski, Tadeusz  
Dzieje Mysli Kopernikowskiej

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

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253.
Rasband, S. Neil  
Chaotic Dynamics of Nonlinear Systems

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

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254.
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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255.
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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256.
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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257.
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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258.
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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259.
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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260.
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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261.
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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262.
Robertson, Peter  
THE EARLY YEARS: The Niels Bohr Institute - 1921-1930
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Publisher: Akademisk Forlag, Copenhagen, 1979.
Fine+ with no dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover. ISBN: 8750018760 FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover without dust jacket. 175 pp. Foreword by Aage Bohr. Bound in publisher's full blue pictorial cloth, black lettering on spine, black lettering and photograph on cover. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. Laid in is a presentation slip identifying the recipient as "a colleague who has been associated with our Institute during the lifetime of Niels Bohr." That colleague was Dr. Ellis P. Steinberg. This is a new, unopened copy and except for the neatly stamped name of the physicist receiving the book on the ffep, is in perfect, pristine condition. FINE+. A survey of the lives and work of the physicists associated with the Institute during its first decade of operation. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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263.
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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264.
Ronan, Colin A.  
Galileo

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. 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. Stock# 34,694x. Vg/ dj poor, torn, one large.

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265.
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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266.
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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267.
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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268.
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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269.
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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270.
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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271.
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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272.
Rossiter, Margaret W. (ed.)  
Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, Vol. 87, No. 4 + Current Bibliography, 1996 (2 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, 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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273.
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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274.
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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275.
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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276.
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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277.
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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278.
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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279.
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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280.
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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281.
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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282.
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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283.
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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284.
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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285.
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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286.
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 $

Appr.: | AUD 8.60 CAD 8.70 EUR 5.97 GBP 4.78 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.02 

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287.
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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288.
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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289.
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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290.
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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291.
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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292.
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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293.
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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294.
Science, Technology and Innovation, Bibliography  
Henwood, Felicity, with Graham Thomas, Compilers
 Picture
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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295.
Seitz, Frederick  
The Science Matrix The Journey, Travails, Triumphs

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

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296.
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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297.
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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298.
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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299.
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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300.
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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