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Joseph Leidy: The Last Man Who Knew Everything
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Joseph Leidy: The Last Man Who Knew Everything

By Leonard Warren

Yale University Press, 1998. Hardcover. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 24 x 16 cm. Octavo. 303 pages. Black cloth in dust jacket.

$30.00

Life and Letters of James David Forbes, F.R.S.
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Life and Letters of James David Forbes, F.R.S.

By John Campbell Shairp; Peter Guthrie Tait; A. Adams-Reilly

London: MacMillan and Co, 1873. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good -. 23 x 15 cm. Octavo. 577 pages. Red cloth. Fold out map in rear. 7 plates. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Partially cracked front hinge. Foxing. Some rubbing to the edges of the cloth. Two small gouge marks on back cover. Forbes is known for the data he collected, Forbes data, measurements of the boiling point of water at different elevations.

$100.00

Wallace and Natural Selection (History of Science & Medicine)
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Wallace and Natural Selection (History of Science & Medicine)

By H.Lewis McKinney

Yale University Press, 1972. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 22.5 x 14 cm. Octavo. 193 pages. Red boards in dust jacket. Yales Studies in the History of Science and Medicine 8. SIGNED by the author, H. Lewis McKinney, and inscribed to the previous owner Leonard G. Wilson. Wilson's book, a biography of geologist Charles Lyell, is described on the rear dust jacket. Wilson's bookplate appears inside front cover. Light rubbing to the dust jacket.

$30.00

Reminiscences and Reflections
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Reminiscences and Reflections

By Hans Krebs; Anne Martin

Oxford University Press, 1981. Hardcover. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. 298 pages plus 8 photographic plates. Black cloth in dust jacket. Fading to the spine of the dust jacket. Toning to the paper. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Hans Krebs discovered the citric acid cycle, also known as the Krebs cycle, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for this discovery.

$30.00

Biologist Philosopher; A Study of the Life and Writings of Alfred Russel Wallace
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Biologist Philosopher; A Study of the Life and Writings of Alfred Russel Wallace

By Wilma George

Abelard-Schuman, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 22 x 14 cm. Octavo. 320 pages. Red cloth. Life of Science Library 43. Some rubbing to the cloth. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover.

$30.00

The Lunar Society of Birmingham; A Social History of Provincial Science and Industry in Eighteenth-Century England
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The Lunar Society of Birmingham; A Social History of Provincial Science and Industry in Eighteenth-Century England

By Robert E. Schofield

Oxford University Press, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 22 x 15 cm. Octavo. 491 pages of text plus 12 plates. Blue cloth with blue end label in dust jacket. The dust jacket is price clipped and shows some chipping. Spine of dust jacket is sun faded. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Light toneing to the pages.

$95.00

A Guide ot the Official Archives of The Natural History Museum, London
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A Guide ot the Official Archives of The Natural History Museum, London

By John C. Thackray

The Society for the History of Natural History, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 25 x 19 cm. Small quarto. 174 pages. Green cloth gold lettering in worn glassine wrapper. Top right corner is bumped.

$35.00

Keith Lucas
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Keith Lucas

By Keith Lucas; Alys Keith-Lucas

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, LTD, 1934. Hardcover. Good+. 18.5 x 14 cm. 12mo. 131 pages. Red cloth, missing dust jakcet. Rubbing to the spine of the dust jacket. Two of the previous owner's ex-libris bookplates inside front cover. Short biography and list of scientific works of physiologist and aviation scientist Keith Lucas (1879 - 1916).

$50.00

The Life and Inventions of Thomas A. Edison
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The Life and Inventions of Thomas A. Edison

By W.K.L. Dickson and Antonia Dickson

Boston: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1894. First Thus. Hardcover. very good. Quarto. Black cloth. Gilt lettering and design to cover. 362pp. First one volume edition. Parts of this appeared in Cassiers' magazine. Edge wear at tail of spine. Bookplate of of former owner on front endpaper. One inch separating of paper at rear gutter.

$125.00

Science and Civilisation in China Volume V Part I: Chemistry and Chemical Technology: Paper and Printing
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Science and Civilisation in China Volume V Part I: Chemistry and Chemical Technology: Paper and Printing

By Joseph Needham; Tsien Tsuen-Hsuin

Cambridge University Press, 1985. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. Small quarto. 485 pages. Black pictorial cloth in dust jacket. Originally published in 1985 this is a later reprint published in 1993. Previous owner's name written inside front cover. Volume 5 part 1 only of the eventual 7 volume series published in 27 books. The series is a part of the Modern Library's 100 Best Nonfiction books of 20th century.

$130.00

S. Gernsback's RADIO ENCYCLOPEDIA
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S. Gernsback's RADIO ENCYCLOPEDIA

By Sidney Gernsback

New York: Sidney Gernsback, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. good. Black boards. 168pp. Illustrated. Front gutter cracked.

$40.00

Science and Civilisation in China Volume 1: Introductory Orientations
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Science and Civilisation in China Volume 1: Introductory Orientations

By Joseph Needham; Wang Ling

Cambridge University Press, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. Small quarto. 318 pages. Black and pictorial cloth in chipped dust jacket. Two fold out maps in rear. Dust jacket is clipped at the bottom, original price of $10.00 still visible. Corners of dust jacket chipped and a piece is missing from the top of the spine of the jacket and the bottom rear of the jacket. Bottom corners of cloth are bumped. Previous owner's name written on title page. Volume 1 only of the eventual 7 volume series published in 27 books. The series is a part of the Modern Library's 100 Best Nonfiction books of 20th century.

$100.00

Galileo: Watcher of the Skies
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Galileo: Watcher of the Skies

By David Wootton

Yale University Press, 2010. First edition. Hardcover. very good/very good. 328pp Gift inscription on half-title page. Nice copy in dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper.

$30.00

International Exhibition 1876 Official Catalogue
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International Exhibition 1876 Official Catalogue

John R. Nagle and Co., 1876. Hardcover. very good. Octavo. Brown cloth. Gilt seal to front cover and gilt lettering to spine. 102pp. Complete in One Volume: I: Main Building. II: Department of Machinery. III: Department of War. IV: Department of Agriculture and Horticulture.

$75.00

The Techno-Chemical Receipt Book; Containing Several Thousand Receipts Covering the latest, most Important and most useful Discoveries in Chemical Technology, and Their Practical Application  in the Arts and the Industries
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The Techno-Chemical Receipt Book; Containing Several Thousand Receipts Covering the latest, most Important and most useful Discoveries in Chemical Technology, and Their Practical Application in the Arts and the Industries

By Drs. Winckler, Elsner, Heintze, Mierzinski, Jacobsen, Koller and and Heinzerling. With additions by William T. Brannt and William H. Wahl

Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird & Co., 1917. Hardcover. very good. Octavo. (7 1/2" x 5"). Burgandy cloth. 495pp and index. Illustrated with 78 engravings. Some sunning to spine. In a mylar protective wrapper. Originaal text printed in 1886.

$60.00

American Marking Gages: Patented and Manufactured

By Milton H Bacheller Jr.

M. Bacheller, 2000. Hardcover. near fine/near fine. Quarto. 438pp. A very nice copy in dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper.

$75.00

The Book of Ingenious Devices
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The Book of Ingenious Devices

By Banu (sons of ) Musa bin Shakir

Holland: D. Reidel Publishing Co., 1979. Hardcover. very good/very good. 266pp A nice copy in an edge rubbed dust jacket. The three brother wrote this book in Baghdad about 850 A.D. In this version, Dr. Hill (translator) utilises all known manuscripts - three main ones and two fragments. The original illustrations are included together with explanatory drawings.

$175.00

Manufactured and patented spokeshaves & similar tools: Identification of the artifacts and profiles of the makers and patentees
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Manufactured and patented spokeshaves & similar tools: Identification of the artifacts and profiles of the makers and patentees

By Thomas C Lamond

T.C. Lamond, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. very good/very good. Quarto. 410pp. Over 360 black and white photographs, over 360 graphics and 18 pages of color photographs. Nice copy in dust jacket. Jacket protected in a brodart wrapper.

$150.00

Cosmos
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Cosmos

By Sylvia Arditi; Marc Lachieze-Rey

Firefly Books and Easton Press, 2004. Hardcover. Near Fine. 30.5 x 29.5 cm. Quarto. 174 pages. Originally published by Firefly Books this has been rebound by Easton Press in dark blue leather. Gilt design to cover and spine. Silk moire endpapers. Many photographs. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover.

$50.00

Beginnings of Telephony
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Beginnings of Telephony

By Frederick Leland Rhodes

New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 24 x 16 cm. Octavo. 261 pages. 54 figures and photographs. Blue cloth with gold lettering. Stated First Edition with code I-D. Address label sticker inside front cover stating "Purchased from:" Small closed tears to the top and bottom of the spine. Embossed stamp of The Edison Institute to title page.

$40.00

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