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1 Hewlett Packard 1992 Test and Measurement Catalog; New in Original Box
Willard, Ohio Hewlett-Packard 1992 Hard Cover New No DJ, as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, new copy, clearly never read. Fits neatly into original mailing box with company name and name of book printed boldly. Small crease to upper corner incurred during shipping. Gently stored -- no mustiness. Illustrated in black and white. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Jurassic of the Gulf Coast I Regional Stratigraphy; Jurassic of the Gulf Coast II Local Stratigraphy and Deposition (two volume set)
2 Jurassic of the Gulf Coast I Regional Stratigraphy; Jurassic of the Gulf Coast II Local Stratigraphy and Deposition (two volume set)
Tulsa, Oklahoma American Association of Petroleum geologists 1974 Reprints Soft Cover Fine 
Two crisp, clean copies with matching red covers. No spine crease, names or markings. Illustrated with maps, charts, diagrams and photos. A compendium of papers reprinted as Volumes 12 and 13 of the AAPG Reprint Series. Concerns the search for hydrocarbons since 1936 when oil was first produced from Jurassic sediment in Arkansas. Volume I is comprised of three articles from the 1940's, while volume II contains papers that are more restricted geographically, some emphasizing details of faces and others describing fields. 214 pages in each. 
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3 Practical Color Television for the Service Industry AND Large Screen Color Receiver; Supplement to Practical Color Television for the Service Industry (two books)
RCA Service Company 1955 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine Wraps, Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, beautiful copies. Pages clean as a whistle, as are large fold-out highly detailed, technical diagrams at back of both. Supplement is first edition first printing and is divided into four sections covering: the 21" RCA Tri-color Kinescope; the 21" RCA Victor Color Television Receiver; High Level Demodulation and Installation and Servicing the 21CT662 RCA Color Television Receiver. 31 pages, plus diagrams. The main book is a first edition third printing and covers: Fundamentals Related to Color Television; Color Television Receiver Circuitry; and Color Television Receiver Installantion and Service. 58 pages, plus diagrams. 
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Fuel Cells; A Review of Government-Sponsored  Research, 1950-1961, Austin, L.G.
4 Austin, L.G. Fuel Cells; A Review of Government-Sponsored Research, 1950-1961
Washington D.C, NASA 1967 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice, clean, tightly bound book with no names or writing. Cover shows very light isolated spots of edgewear. Only real fault is a spot to top exterior edge which looks like a moisture stain, but has not affected interior pages at all. Cover fitted with clear plastic for protection. A massove amount of text illustrated with charts, graphs and technical drawings. Discusses princisples, types and uses of fuel cells. 439 pages. Indexed. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Afro-Arabian Geology: A Kinematic View, Bowen, Robert;Jux, Ulrich
5 Bowen, Robert;Jux, Ulrich Afro-Arabian Geology: A Kinematic View
Norwell, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Chapman & Hall 1987 0412297000 / 9780412297007 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No DJ 
Crisp clean book with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Pages and page edges very nice. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Author addresses the key geological events of the area such as glaciations and the impact of the recent ice age, the advance and retreat of the sea, the origin of the Nile, the effects of the drying up of the Mediterranean and the discovery of early man at Olduvai. Also dicusses important economic features including oil, minerals and water. 295 pages. Indexed. 
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6 Brose, David S. The Late Prehistory of the Lake Erie Drainage Basin; A 1972 Symposium Revised
Cleveland, Ohio The Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1976 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Nice, clean copy. No spine crease. Faults consist of sunning to spine and top front edge, a small bit of darkening to upper front corner from old price sticker, a tiny chip to bottom of spine and a small spot on bottom page edges visible when book is closed. Pages are clean as a whistle. Illustrated. Photos. Maps. A compendium of articles by various authors, each focusing on a different aspect of the topic.. 355 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Winners in Life's Race, Buckley, Arabella B.
7 Buckley, Arabella B. Winners in Life's Race
New York D. Appleton & Company 1883 Hard Cover Very Good 
Very nice copy indeed. Olive green boards are handsomely and crisply gilded at face and spine with a most decorative cover featuring animals in bright gold against a black scene of water and trees. Spine is likewise pictorial. Small bit of wear to crown and tail of spine and along rear hinge at back, though there is no interior cracking to hinges either front or back and book is tightly bound. No foxing, just mild toning to pages. A sequel to the author's previous book "Life and Her Children" which dealt with invertibrates. Very nicely illustrated throughout. Arabella Buckley was a British naturalist who specialized in adapting science for children with a strong emphasis on evolution. 387 pages. Indexed, plus ads for other books, including those by Darwin. 
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Evolutionary Catastrophes: The Science of Mass Extinction, Courtillot, V.;Curtillot, V.
8 Courtillot, V.;Curtillot, V. Evolutionary Catastrophes: The Science of Mass Extinction
West Nyack, New York, U.S.A. Cambridge Univ Press 1999 0521583926 / 9780521583923 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Crisp, clean book with no tears or chips, no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Accessible to a general audience without compromising content. Discusses the two major theories -- asteroid impact and volcanic eruption -- and their catastrophic impact on the environment . Though the impact hypothesis is the more commonly held cause, the author presents an argument for volcanic eruption. 173 pages. Indexed. 
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Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs, Currie, Philip j.; Padian, Kevin
9 Currie, Philip j.; Padian, Kevin Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs
San Diego, California Academic Press 1997 0122268105 / 9780122268106 First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, clean, breautiful book in like jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover.Only fault is former ownr's name written small at top of front free endpaper. More than 100 authors, including virtually all of the leading scientists in dinosaur study, pooled their knowledge and experience to provide a wealth of information -- 275 articles in all. These are heavily illustrated with photographs, paintings, drawings and diagrams, many of which are in full color. Some of what is covered includes types of dinosaurs, biology and behavior, geological formations, major dinosaur sites, important discoveries, museums and institutions, and methods of dinosaur research. A whopping 869 pages. 
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The Vascular Plants of Unglaciated Ohio, Cusick, Allison W.; Silberhorn, Gene M.
10 Cusick, Allison W.; Silberhorn, Gene M. The Vascular Plants of Unglaciated Ohio
Columbus, Ohio Ohio State University 1977 Volume 5, Number 4 Soft Cover Very Good 
Crisp clean book showing a light stain to lower front corner with no bleed-through to reverse side. Otherwise pristine inside and out with very white page edges. No names or writing. Measures 7"x10" and has 157 pages. Consists of a catalogue oif 2071 vascular plant species and hybrids of 141 families and 701 genera known from the floristic region of unglaciated Ohio, an area encompassing all oo portions of 33 counties in southern or eastern Ohio. Indexed to genus, species, hyprid and common name. Introductory material at front which also includes info on use of the catalog. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Jectofer; Proceedings of a Conference, D'Amato, Henry E.
11 D'Amato, Henry E. Jectofer; Proceedings of a Conference
Sweden Astra Pharmacuetical Products 1966 Hard Cover Very Good No DJ as per Design 
Very nice, clean, tightly bound book which includes the proceedings of a conference held in Worcester, Massachusetts Sept, 18-19, 1962 on the topic of Jectofer, Astra Pharmacuetical's registered trademark for iron sorbitol. Summarizes the chemical, pharmacological, experimental and clinical data. Illustrated with black and white photos, graphs, charts and drawings. 182 pages. 
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Nucleonics Magazine (March, 1967), Davis, Harold L. (editor)
12 Davis, Harold L. (editor) Nucleonics Magazine (March, 1967)
McGraw-Hill 1967 Volume 25, Number 3 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Nice, clean magazine showing isolated edgwear only.. Original mailing label still affixed to back cover. Pages toned, but otherwise quite nice and tightly bound. Interesting look at alternatives for fuel procurement; selecting a computer system for online application; rapid and versatile multicrystal scanners; building a TRIGA in Germany (frustrating!); the coming steels for nuclear pressure-veseel service and a "boomlet" in zircaloy. Other issues available. Hard to find. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Nucleonics Magazine (May, 1967), Davis, Harold L. (editor)
13 Davis, Harold L. (editor) Nucleonics Magazine (May, 1967)
McGraw-Hill 1967 Volume 25, Number 5 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Nice, clean magazine showing isolated edgwear, two small creases to front corner and a small loss of paper at tail of spine.. Original mailing label still affixed to bottom of front cover. Pages toned, but otherwise quite nice and tightly bound. Interesting look at getting the most out of nuclear fuel; SNAP-8; fluoride versatility; progress with computers in nuclear medicine; probing nuclear structure with 1-Bev protons; and pushing for faster breeder devlopment. Other issues available. 
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Rubber Chemistry and Technology January, 1930, Davs, C.C. (editor)
14 Davs, C.C. (editor) Rubber Chemistry and Technology January, 1930
Easton, PA. Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society 1930 Volume III, Number 1 Soft Cover Very Good 
Very nice scientific journal, tightly bound and clean. This issue contains many articles, but here's a few examples: Quebrachitol from the Scrum of Lavea Latex; The Swelling of Vulcanized Rubber in Liquids; The Effect of Solvents on the Stress-Strain Curve of Vulcanized Rubber; Color Reactions of Rubber and Gutta-Percha; The Aging of Cotton Contained in Rubber Goods; Transportation of Energy by Rubber; and Some Observations on Carbon Black. Journal measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" and has 177 pages. Other issues available. A bit hard to find. 
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The Fossil Book: A Record of Prehistoric Life, Fenton, Carroll Lane; Fenton, Mildred Adams; Rich, Thomas Hewitt; Rich, Patricia Vickers
15 Fenton, Carroll Lane; Fenton, Mildred Adams; Rich, Thomas Hewitt; Rich, Patricia Vickers The Fossil Book: A Record of Prehistoric Life
Mineola, New York, U.S.A. Dover Pubns 1996 0486293718 / 9780486293714 Dover Reprint Soft Cover Fine 
Crisp, clean book with no spine crease and no names or writing. Crisp corners. A massive book beautifully and amply illustrated throughout with drawings and color plates -- more than 1500 images in all. An unabridged reprint which offers information on all aspects of fossils, their care, and what can be learned from them. 740 pages. Indexed. 
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The Galileo Affair; A Documentary History, Finocchiaro, Maurice A.
16 Finocchiaro, Maurice A. The Galileo Affair; A Documentary History
New York The Notable Trials Library 1991 Special Edition Hard Cover Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Beautiful book privately printed for members of the Notable Trials Library. Black boards with leather spine, highly decorated at face and spine in bright 22 carat gold. Raised bands to spine and bright gilt edges on all sides of pages. Brown satin marker unused. Paisley endpapers. Clearly never read. A facsimile of the first edition. 382 pages. Other books from the Notable Trial Library available. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Science in Sweden: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1739-1989, Frangsmyr, Tore (editor)
17 Frangsmyr, Tore (editor) Science in Sweden: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1739-1989
Science History Publications 1989 0881350923 / 9780881350920 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
Crisp, clean, bright book -- pages pristine and no bumps to boards. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book is a compendium of articles by various authors covering: Utilitarianism and the Economy; Astronomy and the First Observatory; The Academy in the Daily Life of Sweden; Scientific Travel -- The Linnean Tradition; Berzelius As Permenent Secretary; The Swedish Museum of Natural History; Swedish Polar Exploration; Environmental Protection and the National Parks; The Benefits of the Nobel Prizes; and Research Institutes.Illustrated with black and white photographs. 291 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Experiments and Observations on Electricity, Made at Philadelphia in America (Science Classics Library), Franklin, Benjamin
18 Franklin, Benjamin Experiments and Observations on Electricity, Made at Philadelphia in America (Science Classics Library)
New York Gryphon Science Classics Library 1996 Facsimile Reprint Hard Cover Fine No DJ, as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Beautiful, crisp clean special edition, bound in leather and ornamented with gilt on both face and spine. Other amenities include gilding to all three edges of text block, raised bands at spine, paisley endpapers, and a bound-in ribbon marker. Book measures 7-1/2" x 9-3/4" and has 496 pages plus index. Originally opublished in 1769 in London. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Mr. Tompkins In Wonderland, Gamow, G., Illustrated by Hookham, John
19 Gamow, G., Illustrated by Hookham, John Mr. Tompkins In Wonderland
New York Macmillan 1945 Later Printing Good Good 
Very clean and tightly bound. Front two corners show light crease and DJ displays wear at crown and tail of spine, asell as some rippling at front next to spine with light damspstain at back also next to spine. First owner's name visible behind second owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. Looks nice in mylar and has not been price-clipped. A fascinating, and little seen, book of stories by an author who was a professor of theoretical physics at George Washington University. All concern a prosaic banker who attends three lectures on modern physics and launches into a dreamworld of amazing adventures. A creative combination of fiction and science. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Speleo Digest 1979, Garton, E. Ray & Mary Ellen et al
20 Garton, E. Ray & Mary Ellen et al Speleo Digest 1979
Huntsville, Alabama National Speleological Society 1979 IIssue # 24 Soft Cover Fine Condition 4to - over 9 
Very nice clean journal with no names or writing, calling out to cave explorers everywhere! Pages are pristine, there is no spine crease and it's tightly bound. It's also illustrated throughout with drawings. Includes descriptions of caves from many states in he U.S. plus Australia, Barbados, Canada, China, Guatemala, Mexico, Switzerland and Trinidad. Other topics include biology, geology, meteorology, cartography, cave camping, emergency equipment, lighting and vertical equipment. Just for fun there's also fiction, poetry and humor on the subject. Journal measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 334 pages plus fold-out maps (see photos). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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