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The Life and Work of Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov

By B. B. Kudryavtsev

Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1954 Hard Cover. 8 x 5 1/4. 118 pp . Men of Russian Science series. Frontispiece is an engraving by Vortman. "A man of great passion, he gave all his energy to science and art, which, in his opinion, were designed to serve mankind." b/w engravings throughout. Blue cloth on boards cover has engravings in corners. Our copy has a wee bit of corner rubbing and some rubbing to top and bottom of spine and a bit of rubbing along spine edges. Former owner's stamp on top of front free endpaper and to side pages' edge. Text is very clean, and unmarked. Evidence of hinging after front free endpaper but copy i s very intact. A lovely copy. Overall cond: good..


Continental Drift: A Study of the Earth's Moving Surface

By D. H. Tarling and M. P. Tarling

Harmondsworth, England: Pelican, 1975. 142 pp includes index. Dr. D. H. Tarling is one of the world's foremost authorities on continental drift. The book was written with the aid of his wife and produces a clear non-technical description of Continental Drift. Softcover has minimal edge rubbing, a small crease to front bottom corner, no spine creasing. Bright and clean. Former owner's name on first page. b/w illustrations and photos. Text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy.. Reprint. Mass Market Paperback. Good +.