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Autopoiesis and Cognition: The Realization of the Living (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 42)
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Autopoiesis and Cognition: The Realization of the Living (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 42)

By Maturana, Humberto R. & Francisco J. Varela

Dordrecht, Netherlands: D. Reidel Publishing Company The authors consider the questions: What makes a living system a living system? and What kind of biological phenomenon is the phenomenon of cognition? as concrete biological questions. They constructed a systematic theoretical biology which attempts to define living systems not as objects of observation and descrioption, nor even as interacting systems, but as self-contained unitites whose only reference is to themselves. Glossy soft cover, black titling to front and spine, 141 pages. Light shelf wear, previous owner's name to half title page. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$79.00

Imagery in Scientific Thought: Creating 20th-Century Physics
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Imagery in Scientific Thought: Creating 20th-Century Physics

By Arthur I. Miller

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1987 Miller, a historian of science, explores the connection of creative scientific thinking with the origins of scientific concepts and the ways in which this connection may provide a better understanding of scientific progress. Grey softcover with green titling to front and spine, a few black and white photographs, 355 pages. Light shelf and edge wear with some rubbing to back, previous owner's name to ffep. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Perspectives in Science and Technology: The Legacy of Omand Solandt
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Perspectives in Science and Technology: The Legacy of Omand Solandt

By Law, C.E. & G.R. Lindsey and D.M. Grenville (editors)

Kingston, Ontario: Queen's Quarterly, 1994 Proceedings of a symposium held at the Donald Gordon Centre, Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, 8-10 May 1994. Pictorial hard cover, red and white titling to front, blue and black titling to spine, red endpapers, 240 pages. Minor shelf wear, top free corner of front shows a tiny light bump. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

America by Design: Science, Technology, and the Rise of Corporate Capitalism
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America by Design: Science, Technology, and the Rise of Corporate Capitalism

By Noble, David F.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1979 This study by Noble examines the second phase of the industrial development where the capitalist after "expropriating the worker's property, gradually expropriated his technical knowledge as well, asserting his own mastery of production." Noble insists that technology has to be seen as "social production" and the professional engineer as an expert not only in applied science but in the management of social relations. Soft cover, 384 pages. Light shelf wear, small crease to back cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Conception of the Infinite, and the Solution of Teh Mathematical Antinomies: A Study in Psychological Analysis.
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Conception of the Infinite, and the Solution of Teh Mathematical Antinomies: A Study in Psychological Analysis.

By Fullerton, George S.

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1887 Fullerton's study of psychological analysis and the solution of the mathematical antinomies. Red cloth with gilt titling to front and spine, bevelled edges, dark brown endpapers, 131 pages. Edge and shelf wear to boards with some loss of colour due to rubbing and a few spots of discoloration, half title page has been removed, a very light damp stain to top spine and into the pages, a few pages with pencil marks, there have been a few pencil marks to the preface which have been erased. The binding is solid and tight. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$55.00

Strains in Ironwork: A Course of Eight Elementary Lectures Delivered Before The Society of Engineers, In Their Hall, Session 1882-3
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Strains in Ironwork: A Course of Eight Elementary Lectures Delivered Before The Society of Engineers, In Their Hall, Session 1882-3

By Adams, Henry

London: E. & F.N. Spon, 1888 Originally delivered to the Society of Engineers, calculated to be useful to the junior members of the profession. Brown cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, gilt insignia of Huddersfield Technical School, simple blindstamped border front and back, black end papers, Queen's Prize presentation certificate on end paper, a few black and white illustrations on eight fold-out plates, 40 pages of Syllabus lectures and 28 pages of books related to Applied Science at back of book. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped, some light dimpling of fabric on front upper right quadrant, light shelf wear, spine slightly sunned, text block edges darkened, small bump to lower text block edge can be seen on some page edges, text appears to be clean and tight. This is a handsome book, in really nice condition for its age. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

Color Theory and Its Application in Art and Design
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Color Theory and Its Application in Art and Design

By Agoston, George A.

Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag Berlin, 1979 Volume 19 of Springer Series in Optical Sciences. The aim of this introductory text is "to present a comprehensible discussion of certain technical topics and recent developments in color science....that are of real interest to artists and designers." Orange hard cover with black and white titling on spine and front, illustrated with 55 figures and 6 colour plates, 137 pages. Laid in to back of book is a sample light isolation device. Cover has negligible edge and shelf wear, previous owner's name in ink on end paper, text is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Le Courrier d\'un Biologiste (Mail from a Biologist)
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Le Courrier d'un Biologiste (Mail from a Biologist)

By Rostand, Jean

France: Editions Gallimard, 1970 Book is written in French. White card cover with French flaps, red and black titling and decorative border on front and spine, 228 pages. Cover has very light shelf wear, sunned spine, original price sticker on back cover, light wear and some pale marks to text block edges, spine lightly cracked at pp. 206/7, book is generally clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Mathematical Bioeconomics: The Optimal Management of Renewable Resources
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Mathematical Bioeconomics: The Optimal Management of Renewable Resources

By Clark, Colin W.

New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1976 A volume in the Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Mathematics. Book discusses mathematical models applicable to the optimal utilization of biological resources, with a synthesis of biological/economic principles through the medium of mathematical analysis, focussing on the conservation of productice resources, rather than the preservation of natural environments. Brown cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, publisher's advertising on front end papers, black and white frontispiece, black and white graphs in text, 352 pages. Tiny mark on upper and lower of text block edge, owner's name in ink on half-title page, book is clean and tight. Dust jacket has edge wear, shelf wear with scuffing and pale soiling, spine slightly sunned. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Sex and Evolution
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Sex and Evolution

By Williams, George C.

Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1977 Volume 8 of Monographs in Population Biology. Third Printing with corrections. "This book explores the relationship between various types of reproduction and the evolutionary process." Green and tan soft cover with tan and green titling, 200 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, sticker ghost on back, previous owner's name and date in ink on end paper, book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Third Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Time Under Sail
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Time Under Sail

By Varzeliotis, A. N. T.

Victoria, B.C.: Alcoyne Books, 1998 First Edition, signed by the author. A history of the marine chronometer. Colourfully illustrated blue-green glossy hard cover with white titling on spine and front, end papers illustrated with colour photographs, signed by author on title page, black and white illustrations throughout, 104 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, previous owner's name in ink on end paper, tiny spots of ink on same page transferred from author's signature. This is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

Cathedrals of Science: The Development of Colonial Natural History Museums During the Late Nineteenth Century
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Cathedrals of Science: The Development of Colonial Natural History Museums During the Late Nineteenth Century

By Sheets-Pyenson, Susan

Kingston, Ontario: McGill-Queens University Press, 1986 By examining the development of natural history museums in Australasia, Canada, and South America, the author shows how colonial museum directors mobilized resources from reluctant provincial legislators, national governments, and college trustees. Red cloth with black titling on spine, tan end papers, illustrated with black and white photographs, 144 pages. Text block edges have some very minor discolouration, dust jacket has minor shelf wear. This is a handsome book, in nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals
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Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals

By Morris, Simon Conway

Oxford: Oxford University Press This book provides en engaging introduction to the early evolution of animals from a paleontological perspective, providing an absorbing window into some of the most lively debates in evolutionary biology as a whole. Colourfully illustsrated soft cover with red and purple titling, black and white illustrations throughout, as well as a few pages of colour plates, 242 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, otherwise book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

On Tycho\'s Island: Tycho Brahe, Science, and Culture in the Sixteenth Century
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On Tycho's Island: Tycho Brahe, Science, and Culture in the Sixteenth Century

By Christianson, John Robert

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003 Book is an Abridged Paperback Edition. "Christianson's engaging portrait of Tycho Brahe as an iconoclastic Danish nobleman and scientific entrepreneur provides a vibrant depiction of life at Uraniborg, Europe's first scientific research institute." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with off-white titling, black and white frontispiece, black and white illustrations throughout, 361 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, minor discolouration on lower text block edge. Book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Where Worlds Collide: The Wallace Line
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Where Worlds Collide: The Wallace Line

By van Oosterzee, Penny

Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1997 The author based her book on Alfred Russel Wallace's natural history travelogue "The Malay Archipelago" following his journeys, explaining his theory and how it has been interpreted by biologists since. Illustrated soft, illustrated with black and white maps and eight pages of black and white plates, 234 pages. Book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Revolutions De La Mer, Deluges Periodiques, Deuxieme Edition
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Revolutions De La Mer, Deluges Periodiques, Deuxieme Edition

By Adhemar, J.

Paris: Lacroix-Comon, 1860 Written in French. Brown leather spine and corners, gilt titling on spine, red marbled boards, red speckled text block edges, brown end papers, table of contents as well as approximately fifty pages of black and white illustrations at back of book, 358 pages of text. Upper spine end worn and chipped, wear to hinges, corners and edges have wear, boards rubbed, upper text block edge darkened,front hinge cracked at end paper, ink inscription on end paper, foxing spots in text. This is a handsome book, in lovely condition for its age - clean, bright and tight; the leather portions are still glossy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Second Edition. Half-Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$195.00

Technology on the Frontier: Mining in Old Ontario

By Newell, Dianne

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Univ of British Columbia Press, 1986 Newell examines technological change and shows "how specific technological applications affected a frontier region dependent on extractive industries." This book is an important contribution to mining history. Grey cloth, gilt titling to spine, several black and white photographs, maps and plans, 220 pages. Light edge wear. Dust jacket shows some shelf wear including two three quarter inch closed tears to top of spine, one half inch closed tear to bottom of spine. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Astronomical Clock of the Cathedral of Strasbourg

By Ungerer, Theodore

Strasbourg, France: Societe d'Edition De La Basse-Alsace, 1962 Book looks at the history, description and working of the Astronomical Clock, invented by Jean B. Schwilgue, that resides in the Strasbourg Cathedral in France. Illustrated soft cover with black titling, staple binding, black and white illustrations throughout, 46 pages. Cover has shelf wear, light edge wear, page edges slightly darkened, text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Discussion Guide for the Test Edition of the Exploration of the Universe: Pasrt One of The Citizen and The New Age of Science

By Young, Louise B., Editor

Chicago, Ill.: American Foundation for Continuing Education Copyright 1962. Test edition for study-discussion program The Exploration of the Universe. Blue card cover with blue titling, staple binding, 58 pages. Minor damp damage to staples, light discolouration to pale portions of cover, text is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Century of Science Publishing, A - A Collection of Essays
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Century of Science Publishing, A - A Collection of Essays

By Fredriksson, Einar H., Editor

Amsterdam, the Netherlands: IOS Press Book is a collection of essays on science publishing by multiple authors. Colourfully illustrated brown soft cover with white titling on spine and front, 312 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, there is a very pale smudge on leading text block edge, otherwise this handsome book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

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