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Field Geology of High-Grade Gneiss Terrains

by C. W. Passchier; A. Kroner; J. S. Myers

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1990
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9780387530536
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Springer Verlag, 1990. Trade paper format, pp. ix, 150; illustrated. Previous owner's name inside front cover, else a clean unworn, fine copy..
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Adventures of a Chemist Collector.

by (GRANT, George). BADER, Alfred.

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1995). First edition. Octavo, black boards, pp. 288; profusely illustrated. Memoirs of the chemist, art collector, and benefactor to Queen's University and elsewhere. Inscribed by the author to Canadian philosopher, George Grant. Slight foxing to top page edge, else about fine in dust jacket. .
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London: Longmans, Green , and Co., 1874. Seventh Thousand; With Additions. Octavo, original purple cloth, pp. xxxvi, 83; + 44 page publisher's catalogue dated November 1874. New preface (to the seventh thousand) is twenty-eight pages. With Tyndall's initialled presentation inscription to John Amory Lowell, and with Lowell's bookplate. Fading and small stain to covers, lower front corner bumped and frayed,… Read more
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Kingston: Queen's Universirty, 1989. Quarto, library-style cloth, pp. xii, 198; diagrams throughout. A thesis submitted to the Department of Geological Sciences." The study recorded in this thesis is an error analysis of three geomagnetic "events" recoded at the Ottawa Geomagnetic Observatory in May 1984 by 30 Gough-Reitzel three-component variometers. Fine. May require extra postage..
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Electric Accumulators. A Practical Guide to their Construction and Management.

by JONES, Bernard E. (Editor); Revisions by A.H. Avery.

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London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1922). "New and Revised Edition". Aprroximately 18 cm x 12.5 cm, illustrated wrappers, pp. 152; illustrated with 57 diagrams and renderings. A volume in Cassell's "Work" Handbooks. Cover pictures a dapper 1920's electrician examining a device. Previous owner's name on title page, neat repairs to spine ends, else very good..
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Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, (1994). First edition. Near fine in dust jacket..
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Bristol: Adam Hilger Ltd., (1985). First English edition. 24 cm x 16.5 cm, cantaloupe coloured cloth, pp. viii, 152; illustrated. With a brief note in the hand of Arthur E. Covington, distinguished astrophysicist and the originator of solar radio astronomy in Canada. Fine in dust jacket wihich is a bit worn along the top edge of the front panel..
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1961. Second printing. 22 cm x 14.5 cm, black cloth stamped in black and silver, pp. [iii], 68, + folding table. The author was co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, 1957. This copy bears the bookplate of Arthur E. Covington, distinguished astrophysicist and the originator of solar radio astronomy in Canada. Previous owner's name on… Read more
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Our Sun.

by MENZEL, Donald.

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9780801840982
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1959. Revised edition. 25 cm x 17 cm, black cloth, pp. [v], 350; illustrated. Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington's copy with his signature and brief notes on the front endpaper. Covington was the pioneer of solar radio astronomy in Canada. Covington has signed his name beneath one diagram, signifying that the research was his work. Near… Read more
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Myths and Marvels of Astronomy.

by PROCTOR, Richard A.

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London: Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly, 1878. 21.5 cm x 14.5 cm, rebound in red cloth, pp. [vii) 363, + 36 pages of publisher's ads, dated October 1877; one plate and two diagrams in the text. With the bookplate of Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington, the pioneer of solar radio astronomy in Canada. Two old library stamps, foxing early and late,… Read more
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Evolution of Sickness & Healing.

by FABREGA, Horacio, Jr.

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1997
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Berkeley: University of California Press, (1997). First edition., 1997. Octavo, green boards backed in black cloth, pp. xv, 364. Near fine in dust jacket..
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Harrap's Book of Scientific Anecdotes.

by BERRY, Adrian. Editor.

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9780245545979
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London: Harrap, (1989). First edition. Octavo, red boards, pp. 239; illustrated. Near fine in dust jacket..
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, (1991). First edition. 24 cm x 16.5 cm, beige cloth, pp. xv, 370; illustrated. Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington's copy with his brief notes on the front endpaper. Covington was the pioneer of solar radio astronomy in Canada. Also with a small sheet of his notes and some paper ephemera laid in. Near fine in… Read more
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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1991). First edition. 8vo., gray cloth, pp. xviii, 488. Olesko reconstructs in fine detail the evolution, across the nineteenth century, of Franz Neumann's physics seminar at Konigsberh University in East Prussia. Fine in dust jacket..
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Kapitza, Rutherford, and the Kremlin.

by (KAPITZA, Peter). Badash, Lawrence.

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New Haven: Yale University Press, (1985). First edition. 21.5 cm x 14.5 cm, light brown cloth, pp. xi, 129. Soviet atomic physicist, Pyotr Leonidovick Kapitsa, spent several years in Britain as a valued colleague of Ernest Rutherford. This copy with a typed slip of paper which reads: "On Permanent Loan to the library of Arthur E. Covington". Covington was a… Read more
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(Toronto): Viking, (2000). First edition. 23.5 cm x 16.2 cm, slate grey boards, pp. [ix], 291. Signed by Grady. Science writer Wayne Grady accompanies paleontologist Phil Currie to major dinosaur digs. Fine in a near fine dust jacket..
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Metamorphosis : Stages in a Life.

by SUZUKI, David.

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9780773721395
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Toronto: Stoddart, (1987). Second printing. 23.5 cm x 16 cm, dark blue boards, pp. [304]; illustrated. Inscribed by Suzuki. Fine in dust jacket..
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1914. First edition. Octavo, red cloth, pp. xviii, 431; with 54 illustrations. Kippax's calling card is paper-clipped to endpaper. Signature of George Wedlake (1856-1922), mayor of the city of Brantford Ontario, Canada. Large chip to margin of one plate not affecting image, previous owner's rubber-stamp on endpaper, hinge paper a bit cracked although hinges are… Read more
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Peter Kapitsa on Life and Science. Addresses and Essays.

by KAPITSA, Peter. [Peter Kapitza]. Collected, Translated, and Annotated with an Introduction by Albert Parry.

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New York: The Macmillan Company, (1968). First edition. 24 cm x 16 cm, indigo cloth, pp. xxiii, 255. Collected writings by the great Soviet atomic physicist, Pyotr Leonidovick Kapitsa. With the bookplate of Arthur E. Covington, distinguished Canadian astro-physicist, and the originator of radio astronomy in Canada. With a few brief notes in Covington's hand on the front free endpaper.… Read more
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Department of Biology, Queen's University at Kingston, (1991). First edition. Octavo, tan boards, pp. xiv, 215; illustrated. Near fine copy; no dust jacket - possibly so issued..
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