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An Explanation of the Newtonian Philosophy, in Lectures Read to the Youth of the University of Leyden.

by s'Gravesande, William-James

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Published
1735
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Fair
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$450.00

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London: W. Inny's and R. Manby, 1735. [16], 435,[13] pp, 17 folding plates. Contemporary calf. Covers detached and worn but present, spine worn. Contents tanned and occasional light margin soil, endpapers and title page edge-darkened, Burgiss Allison's name and stamp ont title page, notations on endpapers, text block is solid. Contents are complete, but will… Read more
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Installation des Pendules a l'observatoire Royal de Belgique

by Delporte, E.

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Published
1906
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Very Good
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$150.00

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Bruxelles: J. Geomaere, 1906. 54pp + 4 plates. Printed wraps. Cover partially faded, contents are clean, lacking rear wrap but plain paper wrap covers book. Text is in French. Discussion of the installation of the clock at the Royal Observatory in 1906, supervised by Dr. Sigmund Riefler. There is an illegible inscription on the upper… Read more
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Notes to Accompany a Geological Map of the Northern Portion of the Dominion of Canada, East of the Rocky Mountains.

by Dawson, George M.

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Published
1887
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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Montreal: Dawson Brothers, 1887. 62pp. Printed wraps, 18 x11 inch map tipped-in at rear. Staining and light soil to cover, text is toned but otherwise clean and unmarked. Map would be fine condition except for minor stain along edge of inner margin, not affecting content.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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The Complete Works of Thomas Dick, LL.D. ; Eleven Volumes in Two

by Dick, Thomas

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Published
1857
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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St. Louis, MO: Edwards & Bushnell, 1857. Full leather, 4 raised bands, black label, gilt lettered, marbled edges. Edges lightly worn, subtle dampstains to rear board and lower front board, contents very occasionally foxed, binding is tight. It is a handsome book and actually looks a lot better than the description. This is Volume I of 2… Read more
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The Life of Pasteur

by Vallery-Radot, René

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Published
1920
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Good
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$15.00

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New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. 484p. Blue cloth. Fading mainly to spine, splitting to endpapers, contents age-toned. What's interesting about this volume, is the inscription on the front free endpaper : "Pasteur said: Study great men and worship them, little realizing that he was one. The inspiration which I received from this book won… Read more
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859. 367pp. Brown cloth, gilt spine lettering. Top 2 inches of spine missing, spine chipped, edges owrn, contents are mildly toned and only occasionally spotted, but mostly quite clean, pencilled inscription on front free endpaper. One map and 5 additional engravings. . Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" -… Read more
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Heredity and Social Fitness; A Study of Differential Mating in a Pennsylvania Family

by Key, Wilhelmine E. Key

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Published
1920
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1920. 102pp. Gilt lettered blue buckram, 2 fold-out charts. Extremities very lightly rubbed, faint spot near top edge, contents tanned but clean. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR in pencil on front free endpaper "Mrs. Francis B. Key, Somers, Conn." , short margin tear to one chart. An attempt to promote… Read more
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The Magic of Communication. A Tell-You-how Story.

by Mills, John

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Published
1935
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Very Good
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$9.00

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American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1935. 36pp. Stapled stiff blue wraps. Spine rubbed, otherwise clean and sound. Traces the history of the telephone form Alexander Graham Bell in 1876 to 1935, when the pamphlet was published.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Business Statistics: A Problem-solving Approach

by Spirer, Herbert F.

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780256016727
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$12.00

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Homewood, IL: Richard D Irwin, Inc., 1975. 384pp. Corners lightly rubbed, superficial split to front joint, contents are clean and sound. SIGNED INSCRIPTION by author on front free endpaper. An introductory text in statistics.. Signed by Author. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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The Fireside University for Home Circle Study and Entertainment With Complete Indexes

by McGovern, John

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Published
1912
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Revised Edition
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$15.00

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Chicago: Union Publishing House, 1912. x+561+index. Brown cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to cover and spine, blind-stamping to covers, marbled edges, floral endpapers. Unusual to find this book in such clean and sound condition. The author traces the advancement of science and industry across a broad spectrum from chemistry and electricity to pickles and vinegar.. Revised Edition.… Read more
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The Meaning of Intelligence

by Stoddard, George D.

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Published
1959
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Very Good
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1959. 504pp. SIGNED. 10th printing. Green hardcover. Edges rubbed, spine sunned. Contents are sound. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper. Books signed by Stoddard are uncommon.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Engineering Kinematics

by Smith, William Griswold

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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1923. 282pp. Blue cloth over boards, gilt spine lettering. Spine sunned, tiny hole to front joint, mild staining to cover. Pages age-toned, one inch tear to edge of page 175, but contents are quite clean. Binding is sound.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over… Read more
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The American Museum of Natural History; An Interpretation

by The American Museum of Natural History

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Published
1931
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Very Good
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New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1931. 55pp. Brown stiff printed wraps. Endpapers are museum expedition world maps. Wear to edges and spine, but secure. Contents are clean. The Museum's missions, goals, accomplishments and its needs for increased endowment. This is an attractively designed promotional brochure "made possible by the joint… Read more
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