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NOVO TEATRO di machine et edificii per varie et sicure operationi.

By Zonca, Vittorio

Padua: Bertelli, 1656. Fourth and last edition. Hardcover. Padua: Bertelli, 1656. Fourth and last edition. Engraved title and 42 copperplate engravings. [ viii ], 115 pp. Hardcover. Small 4to. Tan recent, period-style full pressed morocco, central gilt device on covers, spines elaborately tooled in gilt with contrasting leather lettering labels. Some light soiling and offsetting, with a few old paper repairs and one instance of marginal writing on the last page. Overall a very good example of a scarce book. /. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$3750.00

AGAVES OF CONTINENTAL NORTH AMERICA
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AGAVES OF CONTINENTAL NORTH AMERICA

By Gentry, Howard Scott

Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1982. Very good/Very good+. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1982. Numerous b/w photographs and illustrations. xiv, 670 pp. . Small Folio. Yellow cloth. Green gilt lettering on spine and image on front board. Small discoloration near heel of spine. Light bumping to head and heel. Pages clean and bright. Dust jacket in very good condition, but has some wear to edge. Very good/Very good+.

$70.00

MALLINCKRODT CLASSICS OF RADIOLOGY, VOLUME II

By [Curie, Marie Sklodowska]

Np: Mallinckrodt Chemical Works, 1903 - 66. Softcover. Very good/Very good-. RECHERCHES SUR LES SUBSTANCES RADIOACTIVES; with THESES PRESENTEES A LA FACULTE DES SCIENCES DE PARIS; Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1903; with RADIO-ACTIVE SUBSTANCES; NY: D. Van Nostrand Co., 1904. Np: Mallinckrodt Chemical Works, 1903 - 66. Numerous b/w illustrations. Softcover. Paper wrappers. 3 pamphlets in a slipcase. Near fine in slipcase. Very good/Very good-.

$40.00

MANUAL OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS OF HAWAIÕI [ 2 VOLS. ]

By Wagner, Warren L., Derral R. Herbst, and S. H. Sohmer

Honolulu, HI: U. of Hawaii Pres, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good+. Honolulu, HI: U. of Hawaii Pres, 1980. 2 vols. First edition. Signed by the illustrator. Copious b/w drawings and one color plate [ as frontis to vol. 1 ]. xviii, 988; vi, -989 to 1853 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Dark blue cloth. Books without noticeable flaw; dust jacket to vol. 1 has some creases and a small chip from the heel. A very handsome set. Very good+/Very good+. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply)

$120.00

ESSAYS AND NOTES ON HUSBANDRY AND RURAL AFFAIRS.

By Bordley, John Beale

Philadelphia : Thomas Dobson, 1801. Second Edition with Additions. Hardcover. Very good-/No jacket issued. Philadelphia : Thomas Dobson, 1801. Second Edition with Additions. Illustrated with a beef cutting chart frontis, several tables and charts, and 4 of the 5 engraved plates [ 2 fold-outs ], [ lacking plate #1 ]. viii, 536. 8 [Explanation of the Cuts ], [22] index pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown full period calf with red morocco lettering label. Covers mildly rubbed and worn; with boards slightly splayed out; some browning and very light foxing throughout. Overall, quite good. Very good-/No jacket issued. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$500.00

BROACHES; DESIGN, MANUFACTURE, APPLICATION

By Zinde, M.M

London: Machinery Publishing CO., ND. Hardcover. Good+/No dust jacket. London: Machinery Publishing CO., ND. Numerous b/w photographs and illustrations. 150 pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Dark blue cloth. Gilt lettering to spine and front board. Light pocketing towards edges of boards, heavier pocketing on spine. Two small scuffs or stains on back board. Block edges toned and lightly foxed. Title page foxed. Interior pages lightly toned, but are otherwise clean and bright. Good+/No dust jacket.

$60.00

FORCE AND NATURE; ATTRACTION AND REPULSION

By Winslow, Charles Frederick

London: Macmillan & CO, 1869. Hardcover. Good+/No dust jacket. The Radical Principles of Energy, Discussed in their Relations to Physical and Morphological Developments. London: Macmillan & CO, 1869. Inscribed by the ÒauthorÓ. 492 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Dark green cloth. Gilt lettering and border to spine. Decorative embossing and texturing to front and back boards. Head and heel bumped. Heel slightly loose, but intact. Spine beginning to crack. Light pocketing to back board. Block edges toned. Free front end page inscribed by Òthe author.Ó Pages show some warping from moisture and are lightly toned towards edges. Pages 241-288 are almost entirely loose from binding. A good copy, but shows age. Good+/No dust jacket.

$70.00

Rotary Engines of World War One

By Morse, William

Olney: Nelson & Saunders Publishers, 1987. First edition. Softcover. Very good/No dust jacket. Olney: Nelson & Saunders Publishers, 1987. First edition. Numerous b/w photographs and illustrations. 64 pp. Softcover. 8vo. Blue trade paperback. Nelson & Saunders Aviation Collection No.1. Very good condition with only minor scuffing on back. Pages clean and bright. Very good/No dust jacket.

$48.00

DIAMONDS; PRODUCTION, MARKETING, BUYING, GRADING, APPRAISING

By No stated author

Los Angeles: Gemological Institute Of America, 1968. Good+/No dust jacket. Los Angeles: Gemological Institute Of America, 1968. 2 vols. Numerous b/w photographs and illustrations, some in full color. . 4to. Black Three ring binder with loose-leaf pages. Two volume introduction to the gemological courses. Some scrapes and minor stains to covers. Pages bright, but handmarkings can be found throughout. Good copy overall. Good+/No dust jacket. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply)

$80.00

A GENERAL AND ELEMENTARY VIEW OF THE UNDULATORY THEORY: AS APPLIED TO THE DISPERSION OF LIGHT, AND SOME OTHER SUBJECTS

By Powell, Baden

London: John W. Parker, 1841. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. London: John W. Parker, 1841. First edition. Illustrated with tables, mathematical formulae, and a fold-out, color chart at front. lvi,131 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Burgundy 3/4 morocco over cloth. Top edge gilt. Leather binding rubbed and worn; front hinge broken through, but holding strong with just the cords; interior quite clean. A handsome, useable book. Very good/No jacket issued. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$275.00

ATOMIC SHIELD 1947-1952 [Volume 2 only]

By Hewlitt, Richard G. and Duncan, Francis

University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1969. Hardcover. Very good/Good+. Volume II of a History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1969. Forward by George E. Mowry. Numerous b/w photographs. 718 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Light green cloth. Black lettering and decorative stamp to spine and front board. Head and heel bumped; head, heel and corners moderately worn; former owner stamp to front free endpaper; underlining from page 264 through 277. Dustjacket worn at head, heel and corners, with light chips to edges and closed tear to top of front panel. Interior bright and sound. Very good/Good+.

$60.00

FERMI -I: NEW AGE FOR NUCLEAR POWER

By Alexanderson, E. Pauline, Ed.

Lagrange Park, IL : The American Nuclear Society, 1979. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good. Lagrange Park, IL : The American Nuclear Society, 1979. Signed by Walker Lee Cisler on Memorium page. Numerous b/w photographs and illustrations. 454 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth. Black & white lettering to spine, dust jacket reproduced on frontboard.. Heel lightly bumped; brief handwritten note inked on page xi. Creases and tiny closed tears to dustjacket, otherwise good, tight copy. Very good+/Very good.

$125.00

PTOLEMYÕS ALMAGEST

By Toomer, G. J., translated and annotated by

London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good+. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 1984. First edition. Abundantly illustrated with figures and tables. ix, [ 1 ], 693 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth. A clean, tight, square copy in a very good plus dust wrapper. Very good+/Very good+. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$250.00

ECHINODERMS: PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, TAMPA BAY

By Lawrence, John M

Rotterdam: A. A. Balkema, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Very good-/Very good. Rotterdam: A. A. Balkema, 1982. First edition. Inscribed and signed by the author. Illustrated with numerous b/w photographs, charts and tables. 529 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth. Numerous nicks through the cloth along top and bottom board edges; top edges mildly soiled, else a tight, clean copy in a very good dust wrapper with a rubber-stamped date on the front. Very good-/Very good.

$225.00

PHOTO MASTERS FOR DIAMOND GRADING

By Roskin, Gary A

Northbrook, IL: Gemworld IntÕl, [ 1994 ]. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good+. Northbrook, IL: Gemworld IntÕl, [ 1994 ]. Copious color illustrations. 94 pp. Hardcover. 4to. Dark blue leatherette. The book is in very nice condition, the dust wrapper is lightly rubbed in a few places. A very handsome copy. Very good+/Very good+. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$450.00

MINERÕS FLAME LIGHT BOOK: THE STORY OF MANÕS DEVELOPMENT OF UNDERGROUND LIGHT

By Pohs, Henry A

Denver, CO: Flame Publishing Company, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Denver, CO: Flame Publishing Company, 1995. First edition. Copious b/w photographs and illustrations. 867 pp. Hardcover. Small 4to. Dark blue cloth. Copper decorative device to cover; copper lettering to spine. Bumped and lightly rubbed at head, heel and corners; previous ownerÕs bookplate to front free endpaper; else, interior clean, bright and tight. Dustjacket lightly shelfworn; lightly faded at spine. A very nice copy in like dustjacket. Very good/Very good.

$115.00

PATHS, FLOWS, AND VLSI-LAYOUT

By Korte, Bernhard and Laszlo Lovasz and Hans Jurgen Promel and Alexander Schrijver

New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1990. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Algorithms and Combinatorics 9. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1990. 383 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Yellow paper covered boards. Interior clean, bright and tight. A very nice copy. Very good/No jacket issued.

$60.00

MULTIDIMENSIONAL RESIDUES AND THEIR APPLICATIONS

By Tsikh, A. K

Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 1992. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Translations of Mathematical Monographs: Volume 103. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 1992. 188 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Burgundy and dark blue paper covered boards. Interior clean, bright and tight. A very nice copy. Very good/No jacket issued.

$60.00

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS AND PARALLEL PROCESSING. LANCASTER 1987
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NUMERICAL ANALYSIS AND PARALLEL PROCESSING. LANCASTER 1987

By Turner, P. R

Lecture Notes in Mathematics 1397. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1989. 262 pp. Softcover. 8vo. Yellow paper wrappers. Interior clean, bright and tight. A very nice copy. Very good/No jacket issued.

$20.00

INDEX THEORY AND OPERATOR ALGEBRAS: PROCEEDINGS OF A CBMS REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON K-HOMOLOGY AND INDEX THEORY HELD AUGUST 6-10, 1991, IN BOULDER, COLORADO

By Fox, Jeffrey and Peter Haskell

Contemporary Mathematics 148. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 1993. 190 pp. Softcover. 8vo. Burgundy, white and dark blue paper wrappers. Interior clean, bright and tight. A very nice copy. Very good/No jacket issued.

$30.00

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