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Retarded Action At A Distance. The Change of Force With Motion

by Burniston Brown, G.

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1982
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London: Cortney Publications, 1982. Hardcover. Very good overall. An examination of physics from the perspective of "causes of sensible effects". 8vo, 145pp, printed in text diagrams throughout. Blue gilt covers, in the original blue and white dust jacket, with the dust jacket wrapper slip quoting Thomas G. Barnes Professor Emeritus, University of Texas.… Read more
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London: Printed for Awnsham & John Churchill, 1703. Wraps. Very good condition. Folio, 48pp, numbered 738 - 786. Bound together between marbled stiff paper wrappers, from Churchill's 1703 Collection of Voyages and Travels. Bright and clean, pristine.
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Program Optimization

by Infotech

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Maidenhead, England: Infotech International. Hardcover. Very good condition. Personal copy of Frances Allen, signed 'Fran Allen' at the ffep. Allen (b1932) was named the first female IBM Fellow; an IEEE Fellow , and an ACM Fellow, retiring from IBM in 2002. In 2006 Allen became the first woman to win the Turing Award, one of the most… Read more
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Ye Sundial Booke

by Henslow, T. Geoffrey W.

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Published
1914
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London: Edward Arnold, 1914. Hardcover. Includes many engravings of European sundials, as well as American ones (Dutch Reform Church, New York; Sundial of Mary Washington). With an extract from the 'Rhodesian Agricultural Journal', titled "The Time, and how to Find it", loosely inserted. Large 8vo, 422pp, ads. Bound in white imitation vellum, gold gilt title front… Read more
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Kosmos Handweiser fur Naturfreunde

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1915
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Good condition but damage to spine.
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Stuttgart, 1915. Hardcover. Good condition but damage to spine.. This popular German science weekly, known by its devoted readers as Der Handweiser, was first published in 1903. This is a bound edition of Volume 12. One issue shows a photo of a scientist holding what appears to be the end of a broom to a young man's head,… Read more
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Scientific American, An Illustrated Journal of Art, Science & Mechanics, First issue, 1859

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1859
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Very good overall
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New Series
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New York: Munn & Co., 1859. New Series. Hardcover. Very good overall. Profusely illustrated, with articles on a wide variety of inventions. An article "India-Rubber and Its Manufactures", with rubber plant illustrations. An article on Mack's Lifesaving Raft" with illustration of sailors at sea clinging to merry go round like flotation device. Volume… Read more
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A History of Antarctic Science

by Fogg, Professor G. E.

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Published
1992
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Fine
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First edition
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9780521361132
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$65.00

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 4to, xxi, 483pp, ills, index, references, endnotes. original pictorial hard boards, with title in white on pale lavender spine. As new.
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Mach's Philosophy of Science

by Bradley, J.

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Published
1971
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Fine
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First edition
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Athlone Press of Univ of London, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo, 226pp, orig. blue publishers cloth, green printed dj very slt. edge ruffled o/w fine in vg+ dj.
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Talking About Relativity

by Synge, J L.

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Published
1970
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Very good in slt. marked dj
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Amsterdam: North Holland Publishing Company, 1970. Hardcover. Very good in slt. marked dj. Small 8to, 193 pp, b&w illus throughout. Pale blue cloth cover, red title on spine. Original blue dj with white title; white title on spine; rubbed at edges and esp at top of spine. Inside very good.
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The Doppler Effect An Introduction to the Theory of the Effect

by Gill, T P.

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Published
1965
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London: Logos Press, 1965. Hardcover. Very good in marked dj. 8to, Introduction (x), 149 pp, index, b&w diagrams throughout. Black cloth cover with gilt title on spine. Original pale blue dj with title in white on front cover; title in white on spine. Dj is chipped, upper right of front cover missing large section. Interior very clean and… Read more
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The Social Life of Monkeys and Apes

by Zuckerman, S.

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Published
1932
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Fine in fine dj
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First U. S. edition
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New York: Harcourt Brace & Co, 1932. First U. S. edition. Fine in fine dj. The author was the Anatomist to the London Zoological Garden and conducted this hugely respected study at Monkey Hill over many years. Part of the International Library of Psychology. 8vo, 356 pp, 24 b&w plates, 23 pp bibliography. Dark green publishers cloth,… Read more
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The Personal Experience of Time

by Gorman, Bernard S, editor

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Published
1977
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New York: Plenum Press, 1977. Hardcover. Very good in slt. marked dj. 8to, 296 pp, b&w diagrams throughout. Dark green cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Pale green pictorial dj with drop out type; drop out title on spine. DJ is dusty and slightly rippled on back cover from damp, front has 2 closed tears.
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Time, Science and Society in China and the West

by Fraser, J.T., N. Lawrence, and F.C. Haber

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9780870234958
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Fraser, J.T., N. Lawrence, and F.C. Haber. Time, Science and Society in China and the West. Univ. of Mass Press, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1986, 1st edition. Lge. 8vo. (xvii) 262 pp, some illus. Orig. green cloth, blue-green dj, fine/fine. Essays attempt to account for establish cultural reasons for differences in scientific progress between the West and the East. ISBN:0870234951.
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Die Technik im Zwanzigsten Jahrhundert. 6 Volumes

by Miethe, A.

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Published
1911
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Good + overall
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First edition
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Braunschweig: George Westermann, 1911. First edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. Original blue covers with decorative embossed gilt title. Gilt title on blue spine. First Edition. Braunschweig: George Westermann, 1911. All six volumes available. Lightly sunned at edges of front boards, a bit rubbed at cloth spines & rubbed edges lower corners, few inner hinges loose but holding, rear… Read more
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Science Versus Dogma

by Sprading, Charles T.

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Published
1925
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Los Angeles: Libertarian Publishing Co., 1925. Hardcover. A defense and explanation of evolution and its teaching; including a chapter "The Christian War on Science". Small 8vo, 212 pp, ads. Dark red cloth covers with title in black at front cover and at spine. Covers are gently rubbed at corners and top and base of spine; rear corner is bumped.… Read more
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Space and Time

by Swinburne, Richard

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Published
1968
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New York: Macmillan, 1968. Hardcover. 8vo, publisher blue hardboard fine, red printed dj slt. edge ruffle o/w vg.
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American Association of Variable Star Observers, 1924. Cloth. Very good+. 8to, Vol. I: Jan. 1924- Jan. 1929, brown cloth cover with gilt title on front; no title on spine. Vol II: March 1929 - April 1935, blue cloth cover with gilt title on cover, no title on spine, cover slt marked. Vol III: May 1935 - October 1940,… Read more
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Leipzig: Gleditsch and Weidemann, 1737. Hardcover. Large 8vo, 555pp, Index, with 6 copper engraved folding plates. With four plates from the 1685 edition loosely inserted. Original cream color full vellum with handwritten title at spine. Covers a little dusty o/w very good +. A scientific publication with a section on Galloni clocks.
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Theory of Relativity Based on Physical Reality

by Janossy. L.

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Published
1971
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Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, 1971. Hardcover. Otherwise very good condition. Janossy. L. Theory of Relativity Based on Physical Reality. Akademiai Kiado, Budapest 1971. 8vo, 317pp. A fine copy in publishers black boards, blue dust jacket with slt. spine tip wear otherwise very bright & clean. Top edge a little marked. Scarce; copies rarely come on the market.
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Del Mar, Alex. The History of the Precious Metals from the Earliest Times to the Present. 2nd edition, revised. Burt Franklin reprint, NY 1968. As new in turquoise cloth, gilt title.
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