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New York: St. Martin's Press [0-312-80680-9] 1985. (Hardcover) 247pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, plans, bibliography, index. "With clarity and perception, to Engineer is Human explains how dramatic engineering failures can occur even in an age of computer-aided design, just as they have occurred throughout the history of manmade structures". Book… Read more
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Surveying; Theory and Practice

by Davis, Raymond E. (With Francis S. Foote & Joe W. Kelly.)

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company 1966, 5th edition. (Hardcover) 1096pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Tables, diagrams, plans, photographs, illustrations, maps, appendices, index. The dust jacket is rubbed and edgeworn with some creasing and small chips to the inner flap and there is residue and paper on the front fixed endpaper where the… Read more
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image of Science, Prophecy and Prediction; Man's Efforts to Foretell the Future - from Babylon to Wall Street

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New York: Harper & Brothers 1961. (Hardcover) 318pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, tables, diagrams, index. The covers are a little faded at the top and bottom edges and there is a previous owner's stamp on the front free endpaper. "Until now the history of man's attempts to foretell the… Read more
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New York: HarperOne 978-0-06-250595-8 [978-0-06-250595-8] 1989. (Trade paperback) 348pp. Very good plus. Chronology, illustrations, notes, index. "How the scientific revolution sanctioned the exploitation of nature, commercial expansion, and the subjugation of women". (Science, Capitalism, Ecology, Natural History, Science, Technology, Women, Women's Studies).
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Stephen Hawking's a Brief History of Time; A Reader's Companion

by Stone, Gene (Edited by Stephen Hawking.)

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9780553077728
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New York: Bantam Books [0-553-07772-4] 1992, 1st printing. (Small 4to) 194pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, photographs, illustrations, glossary, index. There is a small amount of red underlining on pages 59 and 84. "Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time is a worldwide publishing phenomenon, with five and… Read more
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Brief Candle in the Dark; My Life in Science

by Dawkins, Richard (Biography of Richard Dawkins.)

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9780062288431
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New York: Ecco 978-0-06-228843-1 [978-0-06-228843-1] 2015, 1st U.S. Edition. (Hardcover) 455pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, diagrams, notes, index. "In this hugely entertaining sequel to the New York Times bestselling memoir an Appetite for Wonder, Richard Dawkins delves deeply into his bravura intellectual life spent… Read more
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image of Biological Stains; A Handbook on the Nature and Uses of the Dyes Employed in the Biological Laboratory

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Geneva: Biotech Publications 1940. (Hardcover) 308pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to the cover and spine. Illustrations, tables, appendices, bibliography, index. Lightly edgeworn and there is a previous owner's name and stamp on the front endpaper. "Although the new material added is not great, the book has, nevertheless,… Read more
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Altered Fates; Gene Therapy and the Retooling of Human Life

by Lyon, Jeff (With Peter Gorner.)

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9780393035964
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company [0-393-03596-4] 1995. (Hardcover) 636pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Notes, index. "As gripping as a novel, this tale of science, medicine, politics, and the jealousies, passions, and dedication of the human heart is certain to be recognized as one of the major nonfiction works of the… Read more
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The Acceleration of History

by Piel, Gerard

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9780394473123
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf [0-394-47312-4] 1972. (Hardcover) 369pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Top edge stained red, graphs, illustrations. A previous owner's stamp inside. "Demolishing the contemporary folklore of the laboratory, of the machine, and of economics, Gerard Piel asserts the responsibility of each citizen for the uses to which society puts… Read more
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Atom; Journey Across the Subatomic Cosmos

by Asimov, Isaac (Illustrations by D.F. Bach.)

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New York: Truman Talley Books 1991. (Hardcover) 319pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrations, diagrams, index. There are two minor closed tears to the edge of the dust jacket. "Quite possibly Asimov's finest nonfiction book, Atom is composed of a series of beautifully structured building blocks of knowledge. It begins… Read more
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image of The Holographic Paradigm and Other Paradoxes; Exploring the Leading Edge of Science

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Boulder: Shambhala [0-87773-238-8] 1982. (Trade paperback) 301pp. Very good plus. Diagrams, notes, index. The covers are slightly faded and creased and there is a previous owner's name inside. "Prominent sicentists and thinkers present in lay language the leading edge of scientific theory, which demonstrates a remarkable similarity to the great mystical traditions of East… Read more
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Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts

by Asimov, Isaac

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9780448157764
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap [0-448-15776-4] 1979, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 504pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. "Within the pages of Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts are many hours of entertaining and informative reading - little-known facts that will make you exclaim, time and again, 'I didn't know that!'". (Science,… Read more
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Future Man

by Stableford, Brian

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9780246123169
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London: Granada [0-246-12316-8] 1984. (4to) 192pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, diagrams, index. The top of the spine is bumped. "Are we still Homo sapiens, or has the human race already started to evolve into a new species? In Future Man Brian… Read more
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New York: Vintage Books 978-0-375-71391-3 [978-0-375-71391-3] 2002. (Trade paperback) 301pp. Very good plus. The top of the spine has a tiny closed tear and there is a previous owner's name inside. "For the past decade change seemed to happen overnight, every night. Fueled by the exponential rise of technology, the digital revolution was difficult… Read more
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Cosmic Bullets; High Energy Particles in Astrophysics

by Clay, Roger (With Bruce Dawson.)

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9780201360837
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Reading: Helix Books [0-201-36083-7] 1998, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 194pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Graphs, illustrations, diagrams, charts, glossary, bibliography, index. There is a remainder mark on the bottom edge. "In 1992 the fastest object known to mankind hit the Earth's atmosphere at a speed within a billiion-trillionth of one percent of… Read more
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New York: BasicBooks [0-465-00418-0] 1995. (Hardcover) 160pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Diagrams, appendix, bibliography, index. "Scientists and governmnets are vigorously searching for signs of life in the universe. Will their efforts meet with success? Award-winning author Paul Davies, an eminent scientist who writes like a science fiction writer, explores the ramifications of that… Read more
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New York: BasicBooks 978-0-465-00321-1 [978-0-465-00321-1] 2008. (Hardcover) 270pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Diagrams, graphs, color photographs and illustrations, glossary, notes, index. The bottom of the spine is lightly bumped. "Almost without our noticing, our understanding of nature's deepest reality has changed radically over the past quarter-century. We are now tantalizingly close… Read more
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Regina: Saskatchewan. Department of Mineral Resources 1973. (4to staplebound) 36pp. Fine. Maps, photographs, errata slip, colored folding map in pocket. Locale: Saskatchewan; Wapawekka Area--Saskatchewan. (Geology, Geology).
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Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences

by Galilei, Galileo

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New York: Dover Publications [no date]. (Trade paperback) 300pp. Very good plus. Photo illustrated inside covers, decorations, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, tables, appendix, index. "This is the standard translation of one of the greatest works by the Renaissance physicist Galileo. Written near the end of his life, it encompasses 30 years of highly original experiment… Read more
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New York: Basic Books [0-465-04566-9] 1985. (Trade paperback) 852pp. Very good. Photographs, illustrations, bibliography, index. The top edge has a stamp marking, the spine is faded and the back cover is a bit creased. "An Interlocking Collection of Literary, Scientific, and Artistic Studies". (Science, Amusements, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Intellect, Metamathematics, Music… Read more
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