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OPTICKS: or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light by Newton, Sir Isaac and Albert Einstein (Foreword) - 1931

by Newton, Sir Isaac and Albert Einstein (Foreword)

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OPTICKS: or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light by Newton, Sir Isaac and Albert Einstein (Foreword) - 1931

OPTICKS: or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light

by Newton, Sir Isaac and Albert Einstein (Foreword)

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London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd, 1931. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Reprinted from the Fourth Edition (1730), with a foreword by Prof. Albert Einstein, Nobel Laureate, and an introduction by Prof. E.T. Whittaker, F.R.S. Small octavo: xxviii, [2], 414 p. with textual figures. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt titles. Mild foxing along the edges, with some light edgewear to the dust jacket; otherwise very good.

First published in 1704, Newton's Opticks provides not only a survey of 18th century knowledge about all aspects of light, but also countless number of the author's unique scientific insights.
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  • Publisher G. Bell and Sons, Ltd
  • Place of Publication London
  • Date Published 1931
  • Keywords Physics, Science, Light, Albert Einstein

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THE WORKS OF ALFRED TENNYSON POET LAUREATE.
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THE WORKS OF ALFRED TENNYSON POET LAUREATE.

by TENNYSON, ALFRED LORD.

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London: Henry S. King and Company, 1876. Eleven volumes in original box. Essentially no wear to the volumes. Elaborate gilt work on front cover and spine with blind-stamp on rear cover. Cloth is age spotted and spines very slightly darkened. Green endpapers with green silk book-marks. Box is cloth-covered, with some wear and fading of the pink cloth to tan. Front flap corners torn but intact. Original red silk pulls to extract the books from the box. The books have been well-protected by the box. Three volumes of "Poems", four volumes of "Idylls of the King", single volumes of "In Memorium", "Maud", "The Princess" and "Enoch Arden". . Later Edition.. White Cloth. Minor Soiling. 5 1/4"x 3 1/4".
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Bare Bones.

Bare Bones.

by Underwood, Tim and Miller, Chuck (editors).

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Los Angeles, Underwood Miller, 1988, first edition.. Conversations on terror with Stephen King, a master of the craft, based on interviews between 1979 and 1987, issued without dust jacket, but with publisher's slipcase, marbled endpapers front and rear, this leatherbound edition comes with a hologram of a skull on the title page, it is lettered JJ, one of 52 such lettered copies. Fine.
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A new method of hanging the old style double-hung window sash, which gives lasting service with...
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A new method of hanging the old style double-hung window sash, which gives lasting service with the advantage of reversibility of sash, easy and smooth operation -- and automatic locking. [A.I.A. File No. 17-B].

by [ARCHITECTURE -- WINDOWS]. [LEWIS, Claude Alexander (Eng.)].

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Houston, TX: American Window Co., [ca. 1925]. 4to. 44 pp. Illust. title, photo illustrations, blueprints in black & tan (several large double-page folding). Printed illustrated green-gray softcovers, w/ raised embossed window logo for AWCO on front cover, lettering in black & orange, yapp fore-edges (minor dustsoiling, edgewear), still VG copy, retaining original printed thumb tab for A.I.A. First edition of this very scarce, and well-illustrated work on the newly invented windows produced by AWCO in Houston, TX which allowed for both upper and lower sections of double-hung window sashes to be pivoted in and cleaned. In the years before air conditioning became standard equipment for commercial buildings, and residences, the AWCO windows were installed in the Loew Theatre in Houston, Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, MO, the La Salle Hotel in Beaumont, TX, and Doctors and Hospital Building in New York. Lewis (1889-1944) was an oil engineer for the Texas Oil Company who when frustrated with being unable… Read More
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Moving Pictures in and around the City of Oshkosh
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Moving Pictures in and around the City of Oshkosh

by The Daily Northwestern Boys

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin: The Globe Printing Co, 1914. Fine. Extremities rubbed.. A charismatic assemblage of candid photographs documenting the lives of ordinary individuals in Oskkosh, Wisconsin, in 1914. The project was spearheaded by news boys at the OshKosh Northwestern, and includes over twenty (20)photographs by Edgar W. Viall. Important buildings and scenes such as the Lakeside Sanitarium, the Winnebago County Fair, schools, and local residences are featured. There are also snapshots of "Dynamite at the Algoma Bridge" and a small child captioned "Alice Oshkosh, Great Grand Daughter of Chief Oshkosh". However, the most charming photos are those in which candids of townspeople are sliced together to give a flavor of what walking down the city streets in 1914 is like. Some of these captions include: "In Oshkosh Any Day in Summer"; "You Can See Several Old Citizens"; and "As They Appear on Their Native Heath". Oblong 8vo (6.75" by 10.5"), pp. 24, with photographic illustrations, stapled in original… Read More
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Flaming forest. With illustrations by R. Farrington Elwell.
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Flaming forest. With illustrations by R. Farrington Elwell.

by [FOREST SERVICE - MONTANA]. ATWATER, Montgomery M.

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1941. 8vo. vii, [1], 211, [1] pp. Frontisp., illustrated title, plates. Red publisher’s cloth, black lettering, illustrated endpapers (very minor shelfwear), w/ d.j. cover art of Forest Service ranger fighting Montana forest fire by Elwell (very minor edgewear, scuffing), NF/VG copy. First edition, stated, of this exceedingly scarce Hank Winton juvenile mystery set in the Northern Rocky Mountains of Montana, showcasing the U.S. Forest Service, Forest fires, and early parachuting smokejumpers. Atwater (1904-1976) born in Baker City, OR, and Harvard grad, worked as a Montana racher and trapper, forest ranger, and was WWII 10th Mountain Division veteran. Later through his work at Wasatch National Forest, he became known as the father of the Snow Avalanche work in the U.S., and this title has become very scarce.
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Shackleton | A Memory
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Shackleton | A Memory

by Begbie, Harold

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London: Mills & Boon, Ltd, 1922. First Edition. Very Good. 8vo, [7.75x5.25in]; [vi], 11-89 pp., [1], 1-16 pp., advertisements; Light Blue cloth covers with dark blue ink lettering on front and spine, bottom edge untrimmed; Some shelf wear to covers, edges and corners, minor soiling and spots on covers, spine faded with rubbing, front bottom edge worn, corners slightly bumped , some age toning of text with foxing spots on edges. A scarce book rarely forund with a dust jacket [Rosove 30.A1, Spence 114]. From the title page, "... "In the darkening twilight I saw a lone star hover gem-like above the bay." - Shackleton's last entry in his Diary". Harold Begbie (1871-1929) was a well known English author and journalist. From Rosove, he "... met Shackleton between the "Endurance" and "Quest" expeditions and based his book on conversations and interviews with Shackleton as well as recollections of others who knew the explorer." Shackleton died on January 5, 1922 aboard the "Quest" while anchored off of… Read More
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Levertov's Copy: Broadside Series Number 1: One Poem by Ten Modern Poets Chosen by Lee Engdahl
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Levertov's Copy: Broadside Series Number 1: One Poem by Ten Modern Poets Chosen by Lee Engdahl

by LEVERTOV, Denise and William Stafford, Carolyn Kizer, Russell Edson, D. L. Emblen, Tess Gallagher, Donald Hall, James Schevill, William Dickey, David Wagoner

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Vineburg, California: Engdahl Typography, 1990. Limited Edition. Hardcover Folio with Broadsides. Near Fine. Eleven full sheet letterpress broadsides on Mohawk Vellum including one title sheet and one sheet stating this is Denise Levertov's copy "L" in the lettered edition of twenty. One narrow broadside sheet. Two spoiled full sheets of Raymond Carver Three Stories on dark yellow paper. Gray buckram boards, printed paper tag mounted on the cover, heavy cream paper pouch. Several of the broadsides are illustrated, and each is individually numbered in an edition limited to 150. Pouch has a three-inch tear at the top of the inside edge, else Fine. Levertov's poem illustrated by Elizabeth Quandt, Gallagher's by William Houston, Schevill's by H. Breger, Wagoner's by Herb Grika, Emblen's by David Engdahl, Edson's by Mayona Engdahl, Kizer's and Stafford's by Micah Schwaberow.
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A Tale of Time City
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A Tale of Time City

by Diana Wynne Jones

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JONES, Diana Wynne. A Tale of Time City. [London]: Methuen [1987].8vo, 285pp. Light gray cloth with spine stamped in red. Pages aged, as always (due to the high acid content of the paper used), else a fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author, Diana Wynne Jones.
First UK edition. It is September 1939, the start of World War Two, and Vivian Smith is being evacuated. On arriving at the station, she is kidnapped by two boys, Jonathan and Sam, and taken to Time City, which exists outside of what we know as History. There the three encounter powerful forces and must work together to preserve history as we know it. A wonderful, time-travel fantasy by one of the masters of modern children's fantasy.
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SIGNED 1ST BURIAL AT THEBES
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SIGNED 1ST BURIAL AT THEBES

by SEAMUS HEANEY

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A FINE FIRST EDITION IN DUST JACKET.SIGNED ON TITLE PAGE.FULL NUMBER LINE
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Aunt Mayflower's Alphabet
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Aunt Mayflower's Alphabet

by [ Children's books ]

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New York: McLoughlin Bros., [ca. 1880] First edition. Publisher's color-printed paper self-wrappers. Back cover with McLoughlin Bros. ads. . 6 x 10 in. . Printed in color throughout with the letters of the alphabet and corresponding color-printed engraved vignettes. Six pages do not have illustrations and are printed with vocabulary words organized into ten lessons (incorrectly numbered two through eleven rather than one through ten). Minor dust soiling and some toning inside. Spine coming apart but holding. A very good, bright copy of a fragile item that is scarce in commerce. Each letter is accompanied by a woodcut, a few vocabulary words, and two lines of verse. For example, the letter Y is paired with the vocabulary words "Youth, Yew, and Yonder" and the lines "Youth lies beneath a yew, / That within the churchyard grew." The lessons require students to read lists of simple words aloud. The words rhyme or otherwise share sounds between them, so students could practice identifying and pronouncing… Read More
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Opticks: Or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light-Based on...
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Opticks: Or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light-Based on the Fourth Edition London, 1730

by Sir Isaac Newton

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Opticks: Or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light-Based on the Fourth Edition London, 1730

by Sir Isaac Newton

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by Sir Isaac Newton

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Opticks or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light based on the fourth edition, London, 1730.

by Newton, Sir Isaac / Albert Einstein (foreword) / Sir Edmund Whittaker (intro.) / I. Bernard Cohen (pref.)

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Opticks: Or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light (Based on the Fourth Edition London, 1730)

by Newton, Sir Isaac; I. Bernard Cohen; Albert Einstein; Sir Edmund Whittaker

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New York, NY: Dover Publications, 1952. Paperback. Good to Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 406 pp. Tightly bound. Spine not compromised. Text is free of markings. No ownership markings. This copy is a later printing of the 1952 Dover publication. This copy is smyth sewn. Smyth sewing is a method of bookbinding where groups of folded pages (referred to as signatures) are stitched together using binder thread. Each folded signature is sewn together individually with multiple stitches and then joined with other signatures to create the complete book block. This is the traditional and best method of bookbinding.
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Opticks: Or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections, and Colors of Light
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Opticks: Or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections, and Colors of Light

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Opticks: Or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light-Based on the Fourth Edition London, 1730

by Sir Isaac Newton; I. Bernard Cohen; Albert Einstein; Sir Edmund Whittaker

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Opticks Or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colour s of Light; Based on the 4th Edition, London

by Newton, Sir Isaac

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by Sir Isaac Newton; I. Bernard Cohen; Albert Einstein; Sir Edmund Whittaker

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