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Practical Color Television for the Service Industry AND Large Screen Color Receiver; Supplement to Practical Color Television for the Service Industry (two books)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: RCA Service Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14917

Condition: Near Fine


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 Installa... View more info

Hewlett Packard 1992 Test and Measurement Catalog; New in Original Box

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Willard, Ohio, Hewlett-Packard: 1992

Seller ID: 14908B

Condition: New


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. View more info

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Fuel Cells; A Review of Government-Sponsored Research, 1950-1961

By: Austin, L.G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, NASA: 1967

Seller ID: 19191K

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Afro-Arabian Geology: A Kinematic View

By: Bowen, Robert;Jux, Ulrich

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwell, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Chapman & Hall: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25004

ISBN: 0412297000

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

The Late Prehistory of the Lake Erie Drainage Basin; A 1972 Symposium Revised

By: Brose, David S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Cleveland Museum of Natural History: 1976

Seller ID: 17827K

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Winners in Life's Race

By: Buckley, Arabella B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1883

Seller ID: 16609K

Condition: 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 Br... View more info

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WATERBORNE COATINGS

By: CHARLES R. MARTIN

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VAN NOSTRAND REINHOLD: 1981

Seller ID: 7168

ISBN: 0442251378

Condition: FINE


A COMPREHENSIVE ONE VOLUME REFERENCE THAT DEALS WITH EVERY TYPE OF WATERBORNE COATING - AQUEOUS , WATER THINNED , CASEIN , CEMENT LATEX AND MUCH MORE A SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OF THE APPLICATION AND ADVANTIAGES OF EACH 316 PAGES OF TEXT, CHARTS, GRAPHS AND FORMULAS View more info

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Evolutionary Catastrophes: The Science of Mass Extinction

By: Courtillot, V.;Curtillot, V.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Nyack, New York, U.S.A., Cambridge Univ Press: 1999

Seller ID: 24690

ISBN: 0521583926

Condition: 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. View more info

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Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs

By: Currie, Philip j.; Padian, Kevin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Diego, California, Academic Press: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17127KA

ISBN: 0122268105

Condition: Fine


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 ... View more info

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The Vascular Plants of Unglaciated Ohio

By: Cusick, Allison W.; Silberhorn, Gene M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State University: 1977

Edition: Volume 5, Number 4

Seller ID: 26096TB

Condition: 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. View more info

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Jectofer; Proceedings of a Conference

By: D'Amato, Henry E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sweden, Astra Pharmacuetical Products: 1966

Seller ID: 18797

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Rubber Chemistry and Technology January, 1930

By: Davs, C.C. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Easton, PA., Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society: 1930

Edition: Volume III, Number 1

Seller ID: 27676

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Fossil Book: A Record of Prehistoric Life

By: Fenton, Carroll Lane; Fenton, Mildred Adams; Rich, Thomas Hewitt; Rich, Patricia Vickers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mineola, New York, U.S.A., Dover Pubns: 1996

Edition: Dover Reprint

Seller ID: 16753A

ISBN: 0486293718

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Galileo Affair; A Documentary History

By: Finocchiaro, Maurice A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Notable Trials Library: 1991

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 19253

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Science in Sweden: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1739-1989

By: Frangsmyr, Tore (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Science History Publications: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26018

ISBN: 0881350923

Condition: 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 incl... View more info

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Experiments and Observations on Electricity, Made at Philadelphia in America (Science Classics Library)

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Gryphon Science Classics Library: 1996

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 27245LL

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Mr. Tompkins In Wonderland

By: Gamow, G., Illustrated by Hookham, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1945

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 8056

Condition: 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 a... View more info

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Speleo Digest 1979

By: Garton, E. Ray & Mary Ellen et al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Huntsville, Alabama, National Speleological Society: 1979

Edition: IIssue # 24

Seller ID: 27620

Condition: Fine Condition


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 pag... View more info

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Statistical Tools for Environmental Quality Measurement

By: Ginevan, Michael E.;Splitstone, Douglas E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.A., Chapman & Hall / CRC: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 25931

ISBN: 1584881577

Condition: Fine


Very clean, atractive book with pristine pages and page edges and no writing to text SIGNED and inscribed by one author -- Douglas E. Splitstone thus, " To ......., Professor, mentor, friend and inspiration, Warmest Regard, Doug Splitstone." Book has laminate pictorial boards and was designed without a dustjacket. Measures 6-1/2"x9-3/4" and has 229 pages, plus index. Illustrated throughout with charts and grafts. View more info

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Theory of Elastic Thin Shells (International Series of Monographs in Aeronautics and Astronautics)

By: Gol'Denveizer, A.L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford. UK, Pergamon Press: 1961

Seller ID: 27472CS

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound book -- only fault is former owner's signature to top of front free endpaper, but light because it was erased. A leaflet reading "With the Compliments of Pergamon Press" is laid-in . Book is bound in strurdy dark blue cloth and measures 6-1/4" x 9-3/4" and has 653 pages. Transated from the Russian and published quickly on non-letterpress setting with photo lithography.Text is divided into five parts: Basic Relations in the Theory of Shells; Membrane Theory; Circular Cylindrical Shells'; Analysis of the State of Stress in An Arbitrary Shell; and Approximate Methods of Analy... View more info