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Zahl, Proportion, Analogie. Eine Untersuchung zur Metaphysik und Wissenschaftshaltung des Nikolaus von Kues

By Schulze, Werner

Aschendorf Munster, 1978. In printed softcover. Text in German. 157pages with diagrams and tables. Buchreihe der Cusanus Gesellschaft. Band VII.. Very Good.

$30.00

Intermediate Types among Primitive Folk. A Study in Social Evolution

By Carpenter, Edward

New York and London: Mitchell Kennerley, 1921. In red cloth hardcover. 184 pages. Gilt lettering on spine and untrimmed pages. No flaws or inscriptions. Introduction States that between the normal man and the normal woman there exist a great number of intermediate types types, for instance, in which the body may be perfectly feminine, while the mind and feelings are decidedly masculine, or vice versa is a thing which only a few years ago was very little under stood. But to-day thanks to the labours of a number of scientific men the existence of these types is gen erally recognised and admitted it is known that the variations in question, whether affecting the body or the mind, are practically always congenital and that similar variations have existed in consider able abundance in all ages and among all races of the world.. Second Edition. Near Fine.

$22.00

Anamorphoses Ou Perspectives Curieuses

By Baltrusaitis, Jurgis

Paris: Olivier Perrin Editeur, 1955. In fragile green paper wraps with photogrpahic cover illustration. Collection Jeu Savant Dirigee par Andre Chastel. . Damage to paper spine but else complete and tight. 82 pages. Text in French. Illustrated with 31 drawings and 11 plates. Includes Descartes : les automates et le doubte; Querelle d'artistes: l'Academie contre Desague et bosse; visionaires allemands: Kircher et Schott; "Les ambassadeurs" de Holbein and divertissements optiques: 18th and 19th century. Fascinating and scarce work on optical perspectives.. First Edition. Very Good.

$135.00

Grundriss Der Neueren Atomistik Mit Einem Anhang Elemenatre Ableitung Einiger Wichtiger Mathematischer Formulierungen

By Bavink Bernhard

Leipzig: S. Hirzel, 1922. Scarce First Edition of this early German work on atomic theory. In blue cloth Hardcover with 41 illustrations. 130 pages. Text in German.. Erstausgabe. Near Fine.

$50.00

Atom and Cosmos

By Reichenbach, Hans

London. George Allen and Unwin, 1932, 1932. VG+/Good. First English Edition. First edition in the English language, translated from the German by EDWARD S. ALLEN. With frontis, 3 plates and 17 illustrations. DJ is tan with red lettering, with d escriptive text on front of jacket.. First British Edition. Very Good/Good.

$40.00

New Reproductive Techniques : A Legal Perspective (Medico-Legal Issues Ser.)

By Cusine, Douglas J

Aldershot, Hampshire, United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing, Limited, 1988. As new in cloth and dustjacket. 262 pages.. Fine/Near Fine.

$19.50

Proceedings of the XVth International Physiological Congress in Leningrad and Moscow

By Sechenov Journal of Physiology

Moscow: State Biological and Medical Pres, 1938. First Edition. Very good in stiff brown self wraps. 636 pages plus index. Very Good.

$35.00

Meteorological and Astronomical Influences on Radio Wave Propagation: Proceedings of Papers Read at the Nato Advanced Study Institute in Corfu

By Landmark B. (edited by)

New York: Pergamon, 1963. Near Fine/Very Good. First American Edition. Fully illustrated. Provides invaluable data for those who are confronted with meteorological and astronomical influences on the radio wave propagation. 318 pages, illustrated, some lectures were held in French most of the others in English.. Near Fine/Very Good.

$20.00

Heredity and Disease

By Mohr, Otto

NY: Norton, 1934. Claimed at the time to be the " first book written for the general reader relating the new genetics to matters of health." With 107 illustrations, including some brutal photographs of genetic deformities in humans and animals.. STATED FIRST EDITION. Near Fine/Very Good +.

$20.00

Studies on the Chrysomelidae in the Japanese Empire I - 4

By Michio Chujo

Formosa: , 1932 This a series of reprints of the transactions of the Natural History Society of Formosa, covering the period between 1932 - 1937. Very attractively bound in vellum with all the issues dedicated by the author in black ink "To Dr. A.Baron Hoscheck with the best compliments of the author". Text is in English and Japanese with many full page illustrations and drawings : Other bound in issues include: Description of a new Temnaspis-Species from Corea; Descriptions of three new mordellid-species from Formosa; Chrysomelidae of Lo-Choo Archipelago and many more. All in all I guess there to be about 30 0pp..

$125.00

The Atom at Work

By Sacks, Jacob

New York &: New York: The Ronald Press, 1961. First American Edition. Very good ++ i blue cloth Hardcover with gilt lettering on cover. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Illustrated with photographs and drawings.. Signed by Author. First American Edition. Very Good.

$25.00

Tube, Train, Tram, and Car or Up-To-date Locomotion

By Beavan, Arthur

London: Routledge & Sons, Ltd. 1903 With many illustrations and an introduction by Llewellyn Preece. this book presented the subject of Electrical Locomotion to the public for the first time in a popular form. In red cloth Hardcover wit h nice gilt embossing on front cover showing all popular forms of locomotion riding around a circle.Spine is slightly split and the first 20 pages including title and introduction are separated from t he spine. Overall the book however is in very good condition, tight and firm, no markings, all 36 photographic illustrations present and clean. 291 pages including a very detailed index. The dawning o f the age of electricity!. Very Good.

$75.00

Tinon and Tinon Chlorine Dyestuffs

By Geigy

Basel Switzerland: Geigy In 4 languages: tinon- und Tinonchlorfabstoffe/Colorants Tinone et Chlorine Tinone/Colorantes Tinon y Clorin Tinon. An exemplary book on tinon dyeings with strength relations, reduction tables, retarding power of Tinegal CV, properties of tinon and fastness tables. Added are 16 thick cardboard pages of sample color patterns with different compositions and properties. No date given . In blue cloth Hardcover with some minor foxing . All text complete in four languages.. Near Fine.

$75.00

Corantes Para Algodal

By Geigy

Basel: Geigy In thick blue cloth Hardcover with copious color samples inserted in the rear. Text in Portuguese. Dye-instructions, dyeing processes, chemical properties and how to color cotton. Hundreds of colored cotton fabric swatches glued onto thick cardboard plates with exact chemical composition charts and properties. 54 pages of text plus 128 pages of color charts and samples.. Fifth Edition.

$50.00

APPROXIMATIONS FOR DIGITAL COMPUTERS

By Hastings, Cecil (Assisted By Jeanne T. Hayward and James P. Wong, Jr.)

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1955, 1955. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Very rare First Printing from 1955 of one of the pioneering works in the early development of computers. From Hastings' Preface: "This monograph deals with the subject of best a pproximation in the sense of Chebyshev as applies to the problem of making univariate functional data available to the high-speed digital computing machine." 201 pages. On the front inside cover is th e personal ex-libris stamp from the library of Paul Herwitz, note mathemetician and early IBM pioneer, from whose library this book came.. FIRST PRINTING. Near Fine.

$185.00

Man's Place Among The Antropoids: Three Lectures On The Evolution of Man From the Lower Vertebrates

By Gregory, William King

Oxford: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press, 1934, 1934. These lectures were delivered at University College, London, May 29 and 30, 1933. Fold-out map in the rear. Black HC, owner's stamp on ffep. VG++, spine taped over neatly with see through tape.. Very Good.

$15.00

Feynman's Lost Lecture: The Motion of Planets Around the Sun with Audio CD
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Feynman's Lost Lecture: The Motion of Planets Around the Sun with Audio CD

By Goodstein, DAvid

Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: New York: Norton, 1996. Fine First American Edition. Fine as new attractively boxed set consisting of book and compact disc. Rescued from the archives of Caltech, Feyman's Lost Lecture is a blessing for all Feyman followers. On the CD we hear the voice of the great Feyman with all his ingenuity, insight, and acumen for argument.. Fine.

$20.00

Formeln Und Tabellen Der Mathematischen Statistik

By Henning und Graf

Berlin: Springer Verlag, 1958. In brown cloth Hardcover. 104 pages. Text in German, includes 9 illustrations.. Reprint. Near Fine.

$20.00

Sensory Experience, Adaptation and Perception : Festschrift for Ivo Kohler

By Spillmann, Lothar (editor); Wooten, Bill (editor)

Mahwah, NJ, U.S.A.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Incorporated, 1984. Ex-college library. Overall very good condition: no markings or underlinings. In light brown cloth hardcovers with dark brown lettering on cover and spine. Exceptionally influential work published in honor of IVO KOHLER on the occason of his 65th birthday. The book contains scholarly articles and research analyses relating to the wide range of Kohler's innovative life work. Kohler is noted for, among other things, holding the record for the duration of a psychological experiment. During a period of 124 days, Kohler wore binocular prisms ( as eye glasses), recording his observations and interactions during that period. This was the first comprehensive use of the method of systematically disturbing or biasing perception since its first application by Helmholtz and Stratton. Its goal was to analyze the well structured organization of the perceptual world by means of that world's own corrective processes. 748 pages; many illustrations; subject Index; Author Index.. FIRST PRINTING. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$95.00

Corantes Cuprophenyle (CUPROPHENYL)

By Geigy

Basel: Geigy In blue cloth Hardcover. Text all in Portuguese. Dyeing instructions for cotton with cuprophenyl-based colors, 25 pages of detailed fabric color swatches pasted onto thick cardboard. Lists chemical properties and detailed technical data on all of the dyes and sample swatches.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$90.00

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