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Henderson's Dictionary of Biological Terms

by Kenneth, John H.

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good/Very good. Eighth edition, 640 pages. Book in green cloth boards, top edges have some light spotting, else fine. Green dust jacket with no price, but not clipped. Half-inch tear and small chips on top & bottom edges of dj.
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A Dictionary of Scientific Terms

by Henderson, I. F. and W.D. Henderson. J. H. Kenneth

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Published
1957
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Fine
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Princeton: D Van Nostrand, 1957. Hardcover. Fine. Sixth edition by J.H. Kenneth. Originally published in 1920 with revisions and additional items added in each edition since. 532 pages. Green cloth boards, with gold titles on spine. Previous owner's stamp on front free endpaper, otherwise the book is in fine, clean and straight condition. … Read more
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Inside the Crime Lab

by Hall, Jay Cameron

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Published
1974
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Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780134674803
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Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-hall, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The modern methods (as of 1974) of solving crimes, much of which is still used today. 271 pages, index, photos. Red cloth boards. Black dust jacket with price intact on flap.
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Tunnels

by Sandstrom, Gosta E.

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Published
1963
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Fine
Edition
First edition
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New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. History of man's quest for passage through the earth from ancient Egypt.... to the English Channel," 427 pages, index, illustrations, maps, map endpapers. Tiny board corner bump. Yellow dust jacket slightly faded at spine Couple of tears and tiny corner… Read more
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Men and Dinosaurs: The Search in Field and Laboratory

by Colbert, Edwin H.

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Published
1968
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Very Good +
Edition
First edition
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New York: Dutton, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very good. 283 pages, index, numerous illustrations, drawings and maps. Rubbing on board edges. Dust jacket has edgewear, rubs, and a few small tears. Original price is on flap.
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Malay Poisons and Charm Cures

by Gimlette, John D.

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Published
1929
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Near fine
Edition
Third edition
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$125.00

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London: J & A Churchill, 1929. Third edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 301 pages, index. Includes corrections and additions from the 1st (1915) and 2nd (1923) editions. Includes methods of poisoning, black arts, spells, and various poisons used. Maroon cloth boards with gold titles on spine. No dust jacket. Tiny bit of rubbing on… Read more
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A History of the Machine

by Strandh, Sigvard

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Near fine
ISBN
9780894790256
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New York: A&W Publishers. Hardcover. Near fine/Nnear fine. No statement of edition. Yellow cloth boards with black titles. Dust jacket has $35 price on flap. Large book, 240 pages. index, numerous illustrations.
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An Introduction to the History of Medicine

by Garrison, Fielding H.

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Published
1966
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Fine
Edition
Fourth edition
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Philadlphia: Saunders, 1966. Fourth edition. Hardcover. Fine. Originally published in 1929. 996 pages, index, illustrations. Heavy book. Brown cloth boards, green & gold titles.
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Behind the Microphone

by Floherty, John J.

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Published
1944
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Very Good
Edition
First edition
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Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The empire of radio and how people work in it. Photos. Black boards have a few lrubs. No dust jacket.
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Radio for Everybody

by lescarboura, A. C.

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Published
1922
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Good
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NY: A.A. World Services, 1922. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Practical help and explanation of radio and recording, radio's powers and future possibilities, and "how to operate your own set". 334 pages, index, illustrations. Brown boards are worn and rubbed at the edges. Scarce dust jacket has chips, tears and stains.
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On Death's Bloody Trail. Murder and the Art of Forensic Science

by Marriner, Brian

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780312088668
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NY: St. Martins, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. History of detections. Forensics, clues, poison, ballistics, etc. Review copy with PR sheet laid in. Introduction by Colin Wilson. First American edition.
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The Empty Cradle: Infertility in America from Colonial Times to the Present

by Marsh, Margaret & Ronner, Wanda

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Published
1996
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Near Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780801852282
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Cultural & scientific dimensions of infertility. 326 pp, index. Stamp (1-1/2") of a rhino on rear pastedown.
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Cycles of Rock and Water at the Pacific Edge

by Brown, Kenneth A.

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Published
1993
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Fine
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First edition
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9780060160562
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NY: HarperCollins, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Examination of the geological landscape and its influence on plants & animals. 309 pp. First printing.
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How Much Do You Know About Glass?

by Logan, Harlan (Editor), Lewis Gillenson, John Murphy, Andrew Hepburn

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Published
1951
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Fine
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NY: Dodd, Mead, 1951. Hardcover. Fine/VG-. Price-clipped dust jacket has small chips and tears. History, usage, and kinds of glass. Index. Foreword by Amory Houghton. Designed by Barbara Ellwood. Numerous B&W photos, illustrations.
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Northwest, North Central, and Alaska Wind Atlas

by DeHarpporte, Dean (De Harpporte)

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780442218249
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NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Maps and charts for calculating wind energy potential. 122 pp. Book is fine. Dust jacket has 1" tear & crease on back panel, otherwise fine.
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The Thread of Life: The Story of Genes and Genetic Engineering

by Aldridge, Susan

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780521465427
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NY: Cambridge Univ., 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Guide to the world of DNA and biotechnology applications. 258 pp, index, review slip & PR sheet. Review copy.
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Glass Reinforced Plastics

by Morgan, Phillip (Editor)

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Published
1957
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second edition
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London/NY: Iliffe/Philosophical Library, 1957. Second edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. The raw materials, resins & glass, fabrication techniques, application problems. 61 diagrams, 50 pgs art plates, index. Clean with no writing, marks, etc. in book. Illustrated by photos and drawings. Dust jacket has edgewear.
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Destination Mars in Art, Myth, and Science

by Caidin, Martin & Jay Barbree

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Published
1997
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Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780670860203
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NY: Penguin Studio, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. How earthlings have perceived Mars throughout human history. 228 pp, index, photos, illustrations. First printing.
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NY: Morrow, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 287 pages. Index. .8 pgs color photos.
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Diamonds Eternal

by Argenzio, Victor

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780679504276
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NY: McKay, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Story of diamonds, mining, cutting, synthetic stones, merchandising, & what to look for when buying. Index, photos. Review copy with review slip laid in.
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