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The WayThings Work: From Levers to Lasers, Cars to Computers - A Visual Guide to the World of Machines

by Macaulay, David

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Published
1988
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1st edition
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Houghton Mifflin, Boston , 1988. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Inscribed by the author. Owner Signature. Small tear on the top of the back cover of the dust jacket. 1st edition.
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Italian Parks and Gardens

by Listri, Massimo and Cesare M. Gunaccia

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1995
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1st edition
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Rizzoli, NY, 1995. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Explores the history, design, stylistic influences, and flora of a variety of parks and gardens throughout Italy." [Pub. Info] 250 photos. Beautifully produced book. Large format. Will ship Media Mail. 1ST US EDITION.
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A Land

by Hawkes, Jacquetta; drawings by Henry Moore

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Published
1952
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Very Good
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1st edition
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Random House, NY, 1952. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. "A pioneering work of modern nature writing; a natural history of the author's beloved British Isles that inhabits a lush territory somewhere between science and poetry." Drawings by Henry Moore. FIRST EDITION
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The Ego and the Id

by Freud, Sigmund

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1950
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1st edition
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Publisher: Hogarth Press, London UK, 1950. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine . "In this text, Freud extrapolates the dynamics of the human psyche as expressed through the id, ego, and superego. All human behavior and traits, Freud explains, are determined by conflicts and interplay between these psychological elements. Freud explains the nature and origins of this psychological landscape and its… Read more
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Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary

by Merriam Webster

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Published
2001
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3rd edition
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Merriam-Webster, Springfield, MA, 2001. 3rd edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A comprehensive source of geographical, economic, historical, and political information. Over 54,000 entries and 250 maps. Includes information on continents, countries, regions, cities, historical sites, and natural features. Provides pronunciations and variant spellings." [Pub. Info] 1,361 pages. Forbes Magazine called it 'One of the 10 Essential Reference Tools.' [Pub. Info] 3RD… Read more
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Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg

by Cassidy, David C.

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Published
1992
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1st edition
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W. H. Freeman, NY, 1992. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A compelling portrait of this brilliant, ambitious, and controversial scientist. It is the definitive Heisenberg biography, as well as a striking evocation of the development of quantum physics, the rise of Nazism, and the dawn of the atomic age." [Pub. Info] 669 pages. 1ST EDITION
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Chaos: Making a New Science

by Gleick, James

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1987
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1st edition
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Viking, NY, 1987. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Chaos theory, one of the most significant waves of scientific knowledge in our time. From Edward Lorenz's discovery of the Butterfly Effect, to Mitchell Feigenbaum's calculation of a universal constant, to Benoit Mandelbrot's concept of fractals, which created a new geometry of nature, Focus is on the key figures whose genius… Read more
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Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood

by Gleick, James

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Published
2011
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1st edition
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Pantheon, NY, 2011. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "An eye-opening vision of how our relationship to information has transformed the very nature of human consciousness. An intellectual journey through the history of communication and information, from the language of Africa's talking drums to the invention of written alphabets; from the electronic transmission of code to the origins of information… Read more
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Revolution in Science

by Cohen, I. Bernard

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1985
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1st edition
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Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1985. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Spanning five centuries and virtually all of scientific endeavor, 'Revolution in Science' traces the nuances that differentiate both scientific revolutions and human perceptions of them, weaving threads of detail from physics, mathematics, behaviorism, Freud, atomic physics, and even plate tectonics and molecular biology, into the larger fabric of intellectual history."… Read more
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In the Presence of the Creator: Isaac Newton and His Times

by Christianson, Gale E.

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1984
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1st edition
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Free Press, NY, 1984. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A biography of Newton that probes the scientist's reclusive personality, recreates the turbulent intellectual atmosphere of seventeenth-century Europe, and lucidly describes Newton's epoch-making discoveries in physics, optics, and astronomy." [Pub. Info] 623 pages. 1ST EDITION
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Parallel Universes: The Search for Other Worlds

by Wolf, Fred Alan

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Published
1990
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1st edition
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Simon and Schuster, NY, 1990. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "In this 'enthralling read' (Publishers Weekly), one travels the frontiers of space guided through the complex yet intriging concept of parallel universes. Challenge your preceptions of the universe and explore ideas as varied as superspace theater and zero-time ghosts and explore a future where time travel is real and black… Read more
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Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimension

by Kaku, Michio

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Published
1994
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1st edition
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Oxford, NY, 1994. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Exploration of the most exciting development in modern physics, the theory of 10-dimensional space. The theory of hyperspace, which Michio Kaku pioneered, may be the leading candidate for the Theory of Everything that Einstein spent the remaining years of his life searching for." [Pub. Info] 1ST EDITION
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Who Got Einstein's Office: Eccentricity and Genius at The Institute for Advanced Study

by Regis, Ed

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1987
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1st edition
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Addison Wesley, NY, 1987. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey; at one time or another, washome to fourteen Nobel laureates, most of the great physicists and mathematicians of the modern era, and two of the most exciting developments in twentieth-century science - cellular automata and superstrings.'Who Got Einstein's Office?' tells for… Read more
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays

by Hawking, Stephen

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Published
1993
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1st edition
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Bantam Books, NY, 1993. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Covering subjects ranging from the personal to the wholly scientific, this is a collection of Stephen Hawkings essays and other pieces, revealing him as scientist, man, concerned world citizen and imaginative thinker. The book explores the origins and the future of the universe." [Pub. Info] 1ST EDITION
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Great Scientific Experiments

by Harre, Rom

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1981
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1st edition
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Oxford/ Phaidon, NY, 1981. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Recounted tales of human skill and ingenuity offer fascinating views of the correlation between theories, practical inquiries, ideas, and facts. Each experiment is appraised and analyzed in the light of subsequent developments, placing the work within the context of the history of science." [Pub. Info] Diagrams, photographs, experimental method and… Read more
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The Norton Encyclopedic Dictionary of Navigation

by Tver, David F. Ed. by Hewitt Sclereth.

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Published
1987
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1st edition
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Norton, NY, 1987. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Explains terms related to navigation equipment and procedures, weather, navigational astronomy, and sailing." [Pub. Info] Numerous diagrams, illustrations. Detailed section on signaling and international code flags. STATED 1ST EDITION.
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A History of Seamanship: The Complete Magnificently Illustrated Exploration of the Art and Science of Sailing

by Phillips-Birt, Douglas

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Published
1971
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1st edition
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Doubleday, NY, 1971. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 64 color plates and over 170 black and white photos. Detailed glossary and index. 1ST EDITION.
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Sailing Alone Around the World

by Slocum, Captain Joshua; Illustrated by James E. Mitchell

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Published
1984
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1st edition
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W W Norton, NY, 1984. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Beautifully produced book. Well-written account by the first man to sail around the world solo (1895-98). 42 superb illustrations. 1ST thus, 1ST PRINTING
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Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science

by White, Michael and John Cribben

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Published
1992
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1st edition
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Dutton, NY, 1992. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 1ST EDITION.
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The Circumnavigators: Small Boat Voyagers of Modern Times

by Holm, Donald

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Published
1974
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Fine
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1st edition
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Prentice Hall, NJ, 1974. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Excellent collection of real-life stories. 496 pages. Detailed index. Black & white photos; maps. Gift inscription on flyleaf.
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