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Geologic Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1995

by Dumoulin, Julie A. & John E. Gray (Editors)

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1997
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Very Good
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Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1997 U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1574. A collection of 20 papers which continues the annual series of U.S. Geological Survey reports on geologic investigations in Alaska. It covers a wide range of earth science topics and report results from all parts of the State including studies of environment and climate, hazards, resources,… Read more
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What is Water? The History of a Modern Abstraction

by Linton, Jamie

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Published
2010
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Very Good
ISBN
9780774817028
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$25.00

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Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2010 "We all know what water is, and we often take it for granted. But the spctre of a world-wide water crisis suggests there meight be something fundamentally wrong with the way we think about water. Jamie Linton dives into the history of water as an abstract concept, stripped of its environmental, social, and cultural contexts."… Read more
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Imagery in Scientific Thought: Creating 20th-Century Physics

by Arthur I. Miller

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Published
1987
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9780262631044
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$25.00

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Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1987 Miller, a historian of science, explores the connection of creative scientific thinking with the origins of scientific concepts and the ways in which this connection may provide a better understanding of scientific progress. Grey softcover with green titling to front and spine, a few black and white photographs, 355 pages. Light shelf… Read more
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1887 Fullerton's study of psychological analysis and the solution of the mathematical antinomies. Red cloth with gilt titling to front and spine, bevelled edges, dark brown endpapers, 131 pages. Edge and shelf wear to boards with some loss of colour due to rubbing and a few spots of discoloration, half title page has been… Read more
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$55.00
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Color Theory and Its Application in Art and Design

by Agoston, George A.

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Published
1979
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Very Good-
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$39.00

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Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag Berlin, 1979 Volume 19 of Springer Series in Optical Sciences. The aim of this introductory text is "to present a comprehensible discussion of certain technical topics and recent developments in color science....that are of real interest to artists and designers." Orange hard cover with black and white titling on spine and front, illustrated with 55 figures… Read more
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Le Courrier d'un Biologiste (Mail from a Biologist)

by Rostand, Jean

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Published
1970
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Good+ to Very Good-
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France: Editions Gallimard, 1970 Book is written in French. White card cover with French flaps, red and black titling and decorative border on front and spine, 228 pages. Cover has very light shelf wear, sunned spine, original price sticker on back cover, light wear and some pale marks to text block edges, spine lightly cracked at pp. 206/7,… Read more
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Mathematical Bioeconomics: The Optimal Management of Renewable Resources

by Clark, Colin W.

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Published
1976
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780471158561
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1976 A volume in the Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Mathematics. Book discusses mathematical models applicable to the optimal utilization of biological resources, with a synthesis of biological/economic principles through the medium of mathematical analysis, focussing on the conservation of productice resources, rather than the preservation of natural environments. Brown cloth… Read more
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Sex and Evolution

by Williams, George C.

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Published
1977
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Very Good-
Edition
Third Printing
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9780691081526
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$20.00

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Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1977 Volume 8 of Monographs in Population Biology. Third Printing with corrections. "This book explores the relationship between various types of reproduction and the evolutionary process." Green and tan soft cover with tan and green titling, 200 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, sticker ghost on back, previous owner's name and date… Read more
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Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals

by Morris, Simon Conway

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Oxford: Oxford University Press This book provides en engaging introduction to the early evolution of animals from a paleontological perspective, providing an absorbing window into some of the most lively debates in evolutionary biology as a whole. Colourfully illustsrated soft cover with red and purple titling, black and white illustrations throughout, as well as a few pages of colour plates,… Read more
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On Tycho's Island: Tycho Brahe, Science, and Culture in the Sixteenth Century

by Christianson, John Robert

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Published
2003
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780521008846
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$35.00

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003 Book is an Abridged Paperback Edition. "Christianson's engaging portrait of Tycho Brahe as an iconoclastic Danish nobleman and scientific entrepreneur provides a vibrant depiction of life at Uraniborg, Europe's first scientific research institute." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with off-white titling, black and white frontispiece, black and white illustrations throughout, 361 pages. Cover… Read more
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Revolutions De La Mer, Deluges Periodiques, Deuxieme Edition

by Adhemar, J.

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Published
1860
Edition
Second Edition
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$195.00

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Paris: Lacroix-Comon, 1860 Written in French. Brown leather spine and corners, gilt titling on spine, red marbled boards, red speckled text block edges, brown end papers, table of contents as well as approximately fifty pages of black and white illustrations at back of book, 358 pages of text. Upper spine end worn and chipped, wear to hinges, corners… Read more
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Technology on the Frontier: Mining in Old Ontario

by Newell, Dianne

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Published
1986
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780774802406
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$15.00

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Univ of British Columbia Press, 1986 Newell examines technological change and shows "how specific technological applications affected a frontier region dependent on extractive industries." This book is an important contribution to mining history. Grey cloth, gilt titling to spine, several black and white photographs, maps and plans, 220 pages. Light edge wear. … Read more
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Century of Science Publishing, A - A Collection of Essays

by Fredriksson, Einar H., Editor

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Very Good
ISBN
9781586031480
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$25.00

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands: IOS Press Book is a collection of essays on science publishing by multiple authors. Colourfully illustrated brown soft cover with white titling on spine and front, 312 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, there is a very pale smudge on leading text block edge, otherwise this handsome book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping… Read more
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Le Pont Victoria - Un Lien Vital/Victoria Bridge - The Vital Link

by Triggs, Stanley, Brian Young, Conrad Graham, Gilles Lauzon

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Published
1992
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Very Good
ISBN
9781895615012
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$30.00

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Montreal: McCord Museum of Canadian History, 1992 Written in both French and English, this book was published in conjunction with an exhibition celebrating Montreal's 350th Anniversary, and looks at the significance of the Victoria Bridge "The goal of the present publication (and exhibition) has been to gather the available artifacts, illustrations and documentation, and to interpret and present… Read more
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Calculus for Practical Engineers in a Simple, Quick Engineering Way

by Cibulka, Alois

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Published
1944
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Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
Second Edition
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$89.00

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Texas: Dr. Alois Cibulka, 1944 A calculus book by Dr. Alois Cibulka, Doctor of Engineering, consulting and registered engineer in the state of Texas, author of "Design Handbook for Practical Engineers," "Aerial Cable Tramways," "Refinery Piping Design," Modern Welded Steel Structures," etc. and owner of "RST" Engineering Company of America, Highlands, Texas. Brown card covers with black titling on front,… Read more
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Second Thoughts: Science; The Arts and The Spirit with a French-Canadian Epilogue

by Penfield, Wilder

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Published
1970
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Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$15.00

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1970 A collection of essays, ranging in subject-matter from popular philosophy to biography and education. Tan cloth with gilt titling on spine, 158 pages. Lower front edge has a small negligible spot of wear, upper text block edge slightly darkened. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has light wear to upper edge… Read more
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Math Lessons For Elementary Grades

by Harrer, Dorothy

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Published
1998
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Good
Edition
Fourth Printing
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Spring Valley, NY: Association of Waldorf Schools of North America, 1998 Book compiled from the Note Books of Dorothy Harrer, Class Teacher Rudolf Steiner School, New York City, 1941 to 1971. Blue card cover with black titling, 141 pages. Cover has shelf wear, light uniform soiling/discolouration, text is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a… Read more
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Progress in Soil Zoology

by Vanek, Jan (editor)

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Published
1975
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Prague: Academia Publishing House, 1975 69 papers from the 5th International Colloquium on Soil Zoology held in Prague. Grey cloth with black titling on spine and front, black and white diagrams throughout, 630 pages. Corners bumped and worn, endpapers split at spine. Webbing shows at hinges. Dust jacket has wear to corners and edges, shelf wear, sticker… Read more
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Primordial Hydrogen

by Dobson, John

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Published
1974
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Very Good
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$24.00

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San Francisco, Ca: John Dobson, 1974 Book is a staple-bound thirty-eight page booklet in a pink paper cover, on the topic of primordial hydrogen by John Dobson, San Francisco Sidewalk Astronomer. The three chapters are: On the Rest Mass of the Proton; Whence This Primordial Hydrogen; and Cloud Nine Becomes a Quasar. With the exception of minor damp damage… Read more
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Geology Tours Of Vancouver's Buildings And Monuments

by Mustard, Peter S.; Hora, Z. D.; Hansen, Cindy D.

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Published
2003
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Very Good
ISBN
9780919216853
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$18.00

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St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada: Geological Association of Canada, 2003 Explore Vancouver's history through walking tours of the city's dimension stone. Glossy soft cover with black spiral binding, full-colour as well as black and white photographs and maps, 142 pages. Minor edge wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply… Read more
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