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1 Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance Adas, Michael
Ithaca NY Cornell University Press 1989 0801423031 / 9780801423031 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Good+, Ex-College Library. Historical survey of technology and the ascendancy of science in relation to Western nations view of other cultures especially in Africa and Asia. Book Condition : Good+, Ex-College Library; pencil catalog info on title page, no other text marks; bookplate inside front cover; check out slip and label on rear free end paper; catalog label on bottom spine end; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Chromosomes and Chromatin (Complete Three Volume Set), Adolph, Kenneth W. (Editor)
2 Chromosomes and Chromatin (Complete Three Volume Set) Adolph, Kenneth W. (Editor)
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.A. CRC Press Inc. 1988 0849343542 / 9780849343544 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
This is the complete three-volume set (Volume I, Volume II and Volume III). Hardbacks - cream colored covers with blue and silver. Vol 1: 208 pp; Vol. 2; 174 pp; Vol. 3, 160 pp. Published by CRC Press, Inc., 1988. CONDITION: VG/ no jacket. Interiors are like new in all three books - clean, crisp, unmarked. White spot on blue cover label of Vol. 1. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ISBN: 0849343542. Hardcover 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Development of Concepts of Physics, From the Rationalization of Mechanics to the First Theory of Atomic Structure, Arons, Arnold B.
3 Development of Concepts of Physics, From the Rationalization of Mechanics to the First Theory of Atomic Structure Arons, Arnold B.
Reading, MA Addison-Wesley 1965 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
"A good deal of the material is presented historically in order to illustrate the impact of scientific discovery on man's outlook toward the universe..." -book jacket. Remarkable comparative history table inside covers. Tan cloth boards, white and brown illustrated book jacket, 972 pp., profuse black and white illustrations. Condition: Very Good - jacket Fair; Cover shows little wear, spine ends soft, pages bright, crisp, some whiteout and small coffee stain inside front cover. Jacket has short edge tears, small areas of loss. Binding solid. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 The Space-Age Solar System Baugher, Joseph F.
Hoboken, NJ, U.S.A. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated 1988 0471850349 / 9780471850342 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Book 
A thorough description of the sun, planets, moons, asteroids, and comets in our solar system. Coverage is non-mathematical, and is presented as a °travelogue° of the solar neighborhood. Discussio n is based heavily on results obtained from recent space probes t o Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus. Offers detai led descriptions of the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, and the resu lts of the recent probes of Halley's comet. An extensive discussi on of meteorTan hardback with metallic teal titles, in black dustjacket with starry print, 452 pp, illustrated in black and white diagrams and photos, 17 color images. A thorough description of the sun, planets, moons, asteroids, and comets in our solar system. Coverage is non-mathematical, presented as a "travelogue" of the solar neighborhood. Discussion is based heavily on results obtained from recent space probes to Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus. Offers detailed descriptions of the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, and the results of the recent probes of Halley's comet. An extensive discussion of meteorites leads to a description of the current models of the solar system. Introductory chapters present theories of the solar system from the ancient Greeks to the present day. Other topics include the sun, its structure, and how it generates energy; the surfaces, internal structures, and histories of the planets, from Mercury to Pluto, and their moons . CONDITION: Very good +, /DJ is VG; clean, crisp, unmarked, tight copy. Dustjacket is clean with some edge wear. ISBN: 0471850349. Hardcoverites leads to a description of the current models of the solar system. Introductory chapters present theories of the s olar system from the ancient Greeks to the present day. Other top ics covered include the sun, its structure, and how it generates energy; the surfaces, internal structures, and histories of the p lanets, from innermost Mercury to farthest Pluto, and their moons . Hardback in dustjacket. 452 pages. CONDITION: Clean, crisp, unmarked, tight copy. Dustjacket is clean with some edge wear Qu antity Available: 1. ISBN: 0471850349. Hardcover 
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Techno-Chemical Receipt Book, Brannt, William T.; William H. Wahl
5 Techno-Chemical Receipt Book Brannt, William T.; William H. Wahl
New York, NY Henry Carey Baird & Co. 1919 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
"New enlarged edition." Continued title: "Several thousand receipts and processes, covering the latest, most important and most useful discoveries in chemical technology and their practical application in the arts and industries." Extensive TOC and index. Red-brown cloth boards, gilt cover & spine titles, xxxiii, 516 pp. Illustrated by 78 engravings. Condition: Fair; ffep and next blank page loose and laid in, hinges fragile and held with gauze, ex-library book with minimal marks, clear tape over spine, wear to edges, cover smudged, pages clean, some toning and occasional foxing. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Phosphatidate Phosphohydrolase - Two Volume Set (CRC Enzyme Biology Series), Brindley, David N. (Editor)
6 Phosphatidate Phosphohydrolase - Two Volume Set (CRC Enzyme Biology Series) Brindley, David N. (Editor)
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.A. CRC Press Inc. 1988 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket Book 
This is the complete two-volume set (Volume I and Volume II). Published by CRC Press, Inc., 1988. Hardbacks - silver and maroon covers. Vol. 1: 129 pp; Vol. 2: 125 ppI. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. CONDI TION: Very Good+/ no jacket. Clean, crisp, unmarked, tight. Hardcover 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 METALLURGICAL COATINGS 1978 - Proceedings of the International Conference, San Francisco, April 3-7, 1978 (2 Vol. Set) Bunshah, R. F.; organizers: the American Vacuum Society, Inc.
Lausanne Elsevier Sequoia, S.A 1978 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Navy simulated-leather hardback with gilt lettering. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Set. Two volume set of papers presented at the conference. Both books near fine condition. Clean and bright throughout. Hardcover 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 The Complete Nature Writings of John Burroughs Vol. 2 : Winter Sunshine and Under The Apple Trees Burroughs, John
New York NY William H. Wise 1916 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
2nd volume in this series combines two of this scientific naturalist's works : Winter Sunshine (dealing with observations of animals in the winter and the exhilaration of being outdoors) and Under the Apple Trees (largely essays on natural history). Book Condition: Good; no text marks; spotting inside covers and to text block; stain at top of front free end papers; some age toning along page edges; light musty smell. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 The Complete Nature Writings of John Burroughs Vol. 5 : Signs And Seasons and Accepting the Universe Burroughs, John
New York NY William H. Wise 1920 Hardcover Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
5th volume in this series combines two of this scientific naturalist's works : Signs and Seasons (dealing with seasonal observations of wildlife particularly in unusual weather) and Accepting the Universe (largely philosophical essays on nature). Book Condition: Good; no text marks; spotting inside covers and to text block; slight stain at top of front free end papers; some age toning along page edges; light musty smell. Dust Jacket Condition : Poor; staining, tearing. 
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Plans and Choices : Comprehensive Water Quality Management Plan,  Lower Susquehanna River Basin Study Area 3, Capital Region Planning and Development Agency
10 Plans and Choices : Comprehensive Water Quality Management Plan, Lower Susquehanna River Basin Study Area 3 Capital Region Planning and Development Agency
Harrisburg, PA Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1979 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
This report was prepared for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources by Capital Region Planning and Development Agency, November 1979. Includes fold out maps of Adams County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Franklin County, Lancaster County, Lebanon County, Perry County, Schuylkill County and York County. Also includes a large fold up map inserted into pocket inside rear cover. Size: 4to up to 12" tall. 40 pages. Book Condition : Good; Clean unmarked pages; some rubbing and creasing to glossy covers. All maps are intact but one has a corner crease. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Analytical Affinity Chromatography (CRC Chemistry Series), Chaiken, Irwin M. (Editor)
11 Analytical Affinity Chromatography (CRC Chemistry Series) Chaiken, Irwin M. (Editor)
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.A. CRC Press Inc. 1987 084935658X / 9780849356582 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Blue-gray hardback with silver and black titles, 196 pp. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. This volume presents discussions of theoretical and experimental considerations that have led to the analytical affinity chromatography field. The chapters include a comprehensive discussion of interactive chromatography theory, a review of experimental data obtained for biological macromolecules and the relevant theoretic al chromatography. Published by CRC Press, Inc., 1987. CONDITION: Clean, crisp, unmarked, tight. ISBN: 084 935658X. Hardcover 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Man in the Air 200 Years 1783-1983 Signed Charles J. Bauer
Silver Spring MD Silver Springs Press 1983 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on title page : "To Connie Fowler. From the author artist Charles J. Bauer Sept 2, 1984." Stated 1st Edition. Predominantly full page b&w illustrations with accompanying text on famous aviators and flights. several additional pieces inlaid/attached to free end papers. Book Condition : very Good; No text marks; light bumping to spine ends; slight curling to free end papers. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; chipping and small tears along edges; light rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Contributions to the Tertiary Fauna of Florida Volume 3, Parts 1-4 Dall, William Healey
Philadelphia PA Wagner Free Institute of Science 1898 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
William Healey Dall's classic text, Contributions to the Tertiary Fauna of Florida with Especial Refernce to the Miocene Silex-Beds of Tampa and the Pliocene Beds of the Caloosahatchie River, Volume 3, Parts 1 -4. These were printed in the Transactions of the Wagner Free Institute of Science of Philadelphia over a period of several years in the 1890's. This hardbound binding (red with gilt lettering on the spine) of those publications consists of Volume 3, Parts 1- 4 as follows : Part 1 : Pulmonate, Opisthobranchiate and Orthodont Gastropods; (August 1890), Part 2 : Streptodont and other Gastropods, Concluded; (December 1892), Part 3 : A New Classification of the Pelecypoda; (March 1895), Part 4 : 1 : Prionodesmacea: Nucula to Julia; (April 1898) and 2 : Teleodesmacea : Teredo to Ervilia. * Part 3 includes Dall's comprehensive classification of the Bivalvia. Each part contains an index at the end along with multiple b&w plates with groupings of the items discussed in each part. There is also a color fold out map of Florida Geology. The volume weighs over 7 lbs. with 947 pages. PLEASE NOTE : Due to weight of volume, extra postage may be requested. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; former owner's name on front free end paper; 3 pages have small paper tears with tape repairs; a few small marks to text block and one on a page of plates; light wear to cover corners and spine ends. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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14 The Concept of Creativity in Science and Art (Martinus Nijhoff Philosophy Library) Dutton, Dennis and Michael Krausz (editors)
The Hague, Netherlands Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1981 902472418X / 9789024724185 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Ex-Seminary library. Martinus Nijhoff Philosophical Library Vol. 6, American University Publications in Philosophy No. 3. Collection of 10 essays examining creativity from a philosophical perspective. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; text unmarked; sunlight discoloration to covers from shelving; light age toning to end papers, bookplate inside front cover; cataloging labels on spine and rear cover; pocket removed from inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Future of Theoretical Physics and Cosmology: Celebrating Stephen Hawking's Contributions to Physics, Edited By G.W. Gibbons, E.P.S. Shellard And S.J. Rankin
15 The Future of Theoretical Physics and Cosmology: Celebrating Stephen Hawking's Contributions to Physics Edited By G.W. Gibbons, E.P.S. Shellard And S.J. Rankin
The University of Chicago Press 2004 0521820812 / 9780521820813 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Plus Good Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Black hardcover and black dust jacket, 880 pp. Some black and white illustrations. Large and quite heavy. 4to up to 12" tall. A symposium including Roger Penrose, Kip Thorne, James Hartle, Martin Rees and Stephen Hawking among others. Covers space-time singularities, black holes, Hawking radiation, quantum gravity, M-theory, cosmology and quantum cosmology. Useful to particle physicists, relativists, cosmologists and other physicists, as well as students who are considering entering the field. Condition: Very Good+/Good jacket. Pages clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has some shelf wear. Dustjacket has some wear and chipping to edges. ISBN: 0521820812. ISBN/EAN: 9780521820813. NOTE: This book is extra heavy and will require additional shipping charges outside the US and priority shipping within the US. Hardcover 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Revised Lithostratigraphic Nomenclature of the Pottsville and Allegheny Groups (Pennsylvanian), Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, Edmunds, William
16 Revised Lithostratigraphic Nomenclature of the Pottsville and Allegheny Groups (Pennsylvanian), Clearfield County, Pennsylvania Edmunds, William
Harrisburg, PA Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey 1969 Edition Unstated Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
White stapled softcover , 36 pp. Pennsylvania Geological Survey Fourth Series, Information Circular 61. CONDITION: Good; ex-library copy from Franklin & Marshall College. Minimal library markings; stamping and label to front cover, small stamping to rear cover and title page, stamping and bar code label and pocket remains on last blank page. Reading pages are clean and bright with no markings or tears. Cover basically clean with some pencil erasing on front and light edge wear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Marine Ecosystems: Emerging Diseases as Indicators of Change, Epstein, Paul R. (Principal Investigator)
17 Marine Ecosystems: Emerging Diseases as Indicators of Change Epstein, Paul R. (Principal Investigator)
Boston MA Health Ecological and Economic Dimensions (HEED) of Global Change Program 1998 Probable First Edition Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
A methodological primer and summary for using marine diseases as an indicator for ecosytem health with specail attention to coastal systems in North and South America. Year of the Ocean Special Report on Health of the Oceans from Labrador to Venezuela, December 1998. The report is the culmination of a three year research project funded by NOAA's Office of Global Programs and NASA. 85 pages. Book Condition : Very Good; Clean, crisp, unmarked tight copy with light rubbing and corner wear. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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18 Evolutionary History of the Primates Frederick S. Szalay; Eric Delson
New York NY Academic Press 1980 0126801509 / 9780126801507 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Primatology text organized by Suborder or Infraorder, then Superfamily, Family and Tribe. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; a few small spots to text block; minimal wear. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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Structural Applications of Mechanical Alloying : Proceedings of an ASM International Conference Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 27-29 March 1990, Froes, F.H.
19 Structural Applications of Mechanical Alloying : Proceedings of an ASM International Conference Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 27-29 March 1990 Froes, F.H.
Materials Park, Ohio, U.S.A. ASM International 1990 0871703904 / 9780871703903 Probable First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 48mo - over 3 - 4" tall 
Large pictorial glossy hardback of Mechanical Alloying conference proceedings, March 1990. Published by ASM (The Material Information Society) International, no other date or printing mentioned. Book Condition : Good; Ex-corporate library copy with label remains, pocket and stamping to front endpapers, small stamping to rear endpapers and three pages of text, and company initials written on book foredge. Pages are clean and bright with no other markings, no creases and no tears. Cover is clean and bright with light shelf wear. Binding is tight. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ISBN: 0871703904. Hardcov er 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Systems of Linear Relations (Reprinted from SIAM Review, 1959), Good, R. A.
20 Systems of Linear Relations (Reprinted from SIAM Review, 1959) Good, R. A.
SIAM Review 1959 Reprint Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Light blue paper softcover, stapled, 31 pp. Reprinted from SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Review Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1959. Clean and unmarked, no tears, some light rippling to top edge, bottom corner curling and creasing. Cover has some light aging, some light creasing and tearing to spine ends. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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