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The Leaning Tower of Babel and Other Affronts by the Underground Grammarian
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The Leaning Tower of Babel and Other Affronts by the Underground Grammarian

By Mitchell, Richard

Boston: Little Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 279 pages. Illustrated. Introduction by Thomas H. Middleton. Significant soil/spot along the edges of the preliminaries, other wise clean; a straight copy. The dust jacket's spine strip is somewhat faded and there is tone inside the flaps. Not price clipped. ; 8vo .

$15.00

The Insect Societies ; Harvard Paperbacks
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The Insect Societies ; Harvard Paperbacks

By Wilson, Edward O.

Belknap Press. Very Good. 1979. Fifth Edition. Softcover. 0674454952 . Softcover Fifth Edition VG condition. " This book is a work of major importance for the development of environmental and behavioral biology; it covers the classification, evolution, anatomy, physiology, and behavior of the higher social insects--ants, social wasps and bees, and termites. Mr. Wilson reinterprets the knowledge of these insects through the concepts of modern biology, from biochemistry to evolutionary theory and population ecology." ; Harvard Paperbacks; 10.0 X 8.5 X 1.2 inches; 548 pp pages .

$20.00

Automotive Fundamentals
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Automotive Fundamentals

By Frazee, Irving Augustus ; Earl Bedell

Chicago: American Technical Society. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing. xiii, 538 pages. Illustrations. About very good; a clean, straight copy with all extremities worn and an old price mark inside. The dust jacket is heavily worn along all edges and corners; now in clear removable cover. Covering both the "how" and the "why" of the automobile written for the mechanic. Table of Contents: Part one-Fundamentals of Science. Part Two-Operating Systems; (Chapters) Automotive Vehicles; Engines; Fuel Systems; Ignition Systems; Electrical Systems and Instruments; Power Trains; Brakes; Suspensions and Steering; Steering Control, Wheel Alignment, and Tires; Index. ; 8vo ; Fair .

$25.00

Smith's Bible Dictionary: Comprising antiquities, biography, geography,  natural history, archaeology, and literature
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Smith's Bible Dictionary: Comprising antiquities, biography, geography, natural history, archaeology, and literature

By Smith, Dr. William

Philadelphia: A. J. Holman Company. Near Fine. N.D.. Revised Edition. Hardcover. No date, circa 1940. Black pebbled cloth with blue boarder and lettering. 785 pages including the 215 page Concordance. Two fold out color maps. Profusely illustrated in text and full page, black and white. About FINE with minor wear on ends and tips. Light tone throughout. An exceptionally nice copy. Former owner's name on ffep. compiled from Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible, including four thousand questions and answers on the Old and New Testaments, a history of the books of the Bible, and other valuable historical and statistical matter, a new analytical and comparative concordance. ; 8vo ; Norco .

$30.00

The Universe in a Nutshell
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The Universe in a Nutshell

By Hawking, Stephen William

Bantam. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. Second Printing. Hardcover. 055380202X . Hardcover; black cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Fine condition without markings. In Near Fine dust jacket. " Now, in a major publishing event, Hawking returns with a lavishly illustrated sequel that unravels the mysteries of the major breakthroughs that have occurred in the years since the release of his acclaimed first book. " ; 10.0 X 7.8 X 1.0 inches; 224 pp pages .

$10.00

The Golden Land  ;  An  Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature  An  Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature
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The Golden Land ; An Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature An Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature

By Onis, Harriet De

[New York]: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover; blue cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition. In Very Good dust jacket with Clear protective cover. " A scarce folklore and magic realist retrospect of 54 stories by 44 authors. " ; 395 pp pages .

$20.00

Biogeography ;  An Ecological Perspective  An Ecological Perspective
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Biogeography ; An Ecological Perspective An Ecological Perspective

By Dansereau, Pierre

[New York]: Ronald Press,U.S.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. 0826023304 . First Edition. Hardcover; black cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Fine condition without markings. In Fine dust jacket with Clear protective cover. ; 394 pp pages .

$35.00

The Canvasback on a Prairie Marsh
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The Canvasback on a Prairie Marsh

By Hochbaum, H. Albert

Telegraph Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1959. Second Edition. Hardcover. Second Edition. Hardcover; gray cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Fine condition without markings. In Near Fine dust jacket with Clear protective cover. ; 207 pp pages .

$20.00

Indian Hill Birds
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Indian Hill Birds

By Ali, Salim

Oxford University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1949. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. A first Printing, Hardcover; yellow cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Near Fine condition . In Near Fine dust jacket in Clear protective cover. ; 8vo ; 188 pp pages .

$15.00

Annelids
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Annelids

By Dales, R. Phillips

Hutchinson. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1963. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0090688120 . First Edition. A first Printing, Hardcover; black cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Fine condition. In Fine dust jacket in Clear protective cover. ; Univ. Lib.; 200 pp pages .

$15.00

Molluscs
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Molluscs

By Morton, J E

Hutchinson & Co. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1964. Third Printing. Hardcover. 0090359437 . Hardcover; black cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Fine condition without markings. In Fine dust jacket in Clear protective cover. ; 232 pages .

$10.00

Violent Universe ;  An Eyewitness Account of the New Astronomy  An  Eyewitness Account of the New Astronomy
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Violent Universe ; An Eyewitness Account of the New Astronomy An Eyewitness Account of the New Astronomy

By Calder, Nigel

[New York]: The Viking Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1970. Third Printing. Hardcover. 0670747203 . hardcover; gray cloth boards with black cloth spine, in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition without markings. In Very Good dust jacket. " FULL COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS, 465 LINE DRAWINGS, TEXT " ; 160 pp pages .

$7.00

Maya Hieroglyphic Writing ;  An Introduction  Civilization of American  Indian  An Introduction
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Maya Hieroglyphic Writing ; An Introduction Civilization of American Indian An Introduction

By Thompson, J. Eric S.

University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. 0806104473 . hardcover; green cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition In Very Good dust jacket in Clear protective cover. Previous owner's book plate. " Maya Hieroglyphic Writing: An Introduction " ; Civilization of American Indian .

$50.00

MEN BEFORE ADAM
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MEN BEFORE ADAM

By White, Anne Terry

[New York]: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in red cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket in Clear protective cover. ; 8vo ; 305 pp pages .

$10.00

Photocomposition at the Alden Press, Oxford ;  A Printer's Type-specimen  Book  A Printer's Type-specimen Book
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Photocomposition at the Alden Press, Oxford ; A Printer's Type-specimen Book A Printer's Type-specimen Book

By Williamson, Hugh G. M.

The Bodley Head Ltd. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 0370304438 . First Edition, Hardcover in Burgundy cloth boards in tan jacket w color illus. Fine unmarked in Fine jacket with Clear protective cover. ; 172 pp pages .

$15.00

Manual of lithography
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Manual of lithography

By Vicary, Richard

Scribner. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1976. First Printing. Hardcover. 0684147483 . Hardcover in green cloth boards in green jacket w color illus. Fine in Fine jacket with Clear protective cover. "History of and practical guide to lithography with many illustrations including color. " ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pp pages .

$10.00

Leonard Equals Einstein
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Leonard Equals Einstein

By Darby, Gene

Field Educational Publications. Very Good. 1967. Hardcover. 44 pp. Illustrated by Barbara Robinson. One of a series of books intended to be both educational and entertaining. The period illustrations are in three colors: orange, brown and gray. Edges and ends rubbed; finger smudges throughout and a few underline marks noted. Overall a nice, straight reading copy. ; 8vo .

$12.00

Patterns in the Sky: The Story of the Constellations
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Patterns in the Sky: The Story of the Constellations

By Reed, Maxwell W.

New York: William Morrow. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. 125 pp. Illustrated. "An attractive combination of legend and first steps in accurate star gazing with sky maps to aid in observation. With an introductory chapter about the myths of Greece and Rome and the nomenclature of constellations... Two star charts are included for each constellation -- one with a dotted outline of the mythical character for which the constellation was named, and the other a white-on-black representation of how the stars look to us in the sky. " (Kirkus review) ; 8vo .

$12.00

Readings in Ancient History : Greece and the East
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Readings in Ancient History : Greece and the East

By Davis, William Stearns

Boston, New York, Chicago: Allyn & Bacon. Very Good. 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Introduction by Willis Mason West. Pp. xvi, 359, plus 6 page catalog excerpt (79-84) of titles within the series. "The Ancient World is intended for young students in high schools and academies and will be found well within the scope of their abilities. ...emphasize the unity in historical development; to show that national life ... has continuous growth and development and that a knowledge of the past explains the present." ; 8vo .

$15.00

Black Holes, Quasars, and the Universe
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Black Holes, Quasars, and the Universe

By Shipman, Harry L.

Houghton Mifflin School. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1980. Hardcover. 0395284996 . Hardcover in black boards in white jacket Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Edge wear. " Recounts the major astronomical discoveries of our age, detailing the many startling findings of the past twenty years concerning black holes, quasars, pulsars, and other intriguing phenomena " ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pp pages .

$10.00

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