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Descartes' Secret Notebook: A True Tale of Mathematics, Mystsicism, and the Quest to understand the Universe
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Descartes' Secret Notebook: A True Tale of Mathematics, Mystsicism, and the Quest to understand the Universe

By Aczel, Amir D.

New York: Broadway Books, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Clean beige marbled boards with clean brown cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 273 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Philosophy.

$20.00

The Earth We Live On: The Story of Geological Discovery

By Moore, Ruth

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in. Very clean unfaded maroon cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 416 pgs. + index. Illustrated with 46 photographs and 34 drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, with a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Geology.

$25.00

Extraterrestrial Civilizations
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Extraterrestrial Civilizations

By Asimov, Isaac

New York: Crown Publishers, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition, first printing. Very clean blue boards with clean yellow cloth spine, dark blue stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, very faint dust speckling to edges. 282 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Asimov analyzes the universe, life, and intelligence, basing his conclusions on the most recently available scientific findings. 8vo. Space Exploration.

$15.00

Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future
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Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future

By Asimov, Isaac

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Clean green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 201 pgs. Clean silver dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Essays on the future in space, science, aging, the environment, sexuality and more by the great Isaac Asimov. 8vo. Science.

$20.00

The Pattern of Expectation: 1644-2001
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The Pattern of Expectation: 1644-2001

By Clarke, I. F.

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Basic Books, Inc., 1979. Stated First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Very clean black cloth boards with green title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 344 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book which explores the expectations for the future of science and technology, through literature and science fiction. 8vo. Science.

$30.00

Until the Sun Dies
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Until the Sun Dies

By Jastrow, Robert

New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1977. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illustrated. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Tan endpapers beautifully illustrated in brown. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. With illustrations and photographs. 172 pgs. with index. Clean, bright dustjacket is price clipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Black and white photograph of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Astronomy.

$14.00

Mushroom: The Story of the A-Bomb Kid
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Mushroom: The Story of the A-Bomb Kid

By Phillips, John Aristotle and David Michaelis

New York: William Morrow, 1978. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Clean red boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Slight fading at top outside edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 287 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with 1" closed tear at base of front flap fold, hint of fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. John Aristotle Phillips is the Princeton student who became world-famous when he designed an atomic bomb both to demonstrate the dangers of the proliferation of nuclear weapons and to fulfill his academic requirements. 8vo. Nuclear Proliferation.

$15.00

Making Your Own Telescope
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Making Your Own Telescope

By Thompson, Allyn J.

Cambridge, MA: Sky Publishing Corporation, 1954. Fourth Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good+. Very clean brown boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 211 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. DUSTJACKET has hint of light soiling, is unchipped, not price clipped, with two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Astronomy.

$20.00

The Earth and Its Atmosphere
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The Earth and Its Atmosphere

By Bates, D. R.

New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1957. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good+. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 324 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings & charts. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small closed edge tears, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fifteen distinguished scientists, representing the main branches of geophysics, present a readable background for understanding the International Geophysical Year. 8vo. Science.

$15.00

The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science

By Anderson, Clifford N.

New York: Exposition Press, 1968. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near FIne/Near Fine. Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History.

$25.00

The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
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The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth

By Flannery, Tim

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005. First Edition, Third Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. As new condition. Very clean green cloth boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 357 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A magnificent book by world renowned scientist Tim Flannery, clearly explaining the realities of climate change and what we can do to halt global warming.

$10.00

The Heat is On: The High Stakes Battle Over Earth's Threatened Climate
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The Heat is On: The High Stakes Battle Over Earth's Threatened Climate

By Gelbspan, Ross

Reading, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1997. First Edition, First Printing. hard cover. Fine/Fine. Clean golden brown boards with brown cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Pulitzer prize winning journalist Ross Gelbspan exposes the deliberate campaign by oil and coal interests, teamed with conservative politicians, to confuse the public about global warming and the disruptive weather patterns that mark its initial stages. 8vo. Climate Change.

$10.00

Frozen Star: Of pulsars, Black Holes and the Fate of Stars

By Greenstein, George

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Freundlich Books, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near FIne/Near Fine. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 274 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with hint of surface wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Astronomy.

$14.00

Earthmind: Tuning in to Gaia Theory with New Age methods for Saving Our Planet
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Earthmind: Tuning in to Gaia Theory with New Age methods for Saving Our Planet

By Devereux, Paul & John Steele, David Kubrin

New York: Harper & Row, 1989. Stated First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 235 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with hint of wear to lower spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gaia is one of the most startling scientific theories to emerge in recent years. Simply put, it says that the single largest living organism on earth is Earth itself. It is an idea that continues to gain support and recognition, as well as sparking heated debate, within the scientific community. 8 vo.. Ecology.

$10.00

No More War!

By Pauling, Linus

New York: Dodd Mead, 1958. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Very clean black cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 254 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two tiny chips at base spine corners, a few small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nobel prize-winning scientist discusses nuclear testing and nuclear warfare. 8vo. Political.

$15.00

The Care and Management of Stationary Steam Engines: A Practical Handbook for Men-in-Charge
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The Care and Management of Stationary Steam Engines: A Practical Handbook for Men-in-Charge

By Hurst, Charles

London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1902. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dustjacket. First Edition, signed by author. Slim volume, green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. 88 pgs. with index, plus advertising pages. Very slight superficial wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on introductory page "To my brother, Love with affectionate regards - Charles Hurst - Nov. 15, 1902" 12mo. Engineering.

$200.00

A Story Outline of Evolution

By Grimes, Charles W.

Somerville, NJ: The C. P. Hoagland Co., 1937. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near FIne/No Dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Warmly INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. 286 pgs. 8vo. Evolution.

$25.00

The Story of Jodrell Bank

By Lovell, Sir Bernard

New York/Evanston: Harper & Row, 1968. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near FIne/Near Fine. Clean yellow boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean, photographically illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 265 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight wear at base of spine, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Jodrell Bank, the world's largest radio telescope. 8vo. Space Exploration.

$20.00

Fossils In America: Their Nature, Origin, Identification and Classification, and a range Guide to Collecting Sites

By Ransom, Jay Ellis

New York/Evanston/London: Harper & Row, 1964. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Clean green cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers, with small previous owner name and note about purchase at top edge of front free endpaper . 402 pgs. with index. Illustrated with many photographs and drawings, maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with mere hint of wear at top of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fossils.

$20.00

On The Nature of Things: The Scientific Photography of Fritz Goro
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On The Nature of Things: The Scientific Photography of Fritz Goro

By Goro, Fritz

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Aperture, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near FIne/Fine. Clean brown cloth boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Photographically illustrated endpapers. Errata slip laid in. 132 pgs. of stunning full color photographs. Introduction by Stephen Jay Gould, commentary by Nobel Prize-winning scientists. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Photography.

$25.00

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