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Geologic Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1995
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Geologic Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1995

By Dumoulin, Julie A. & John E. Gray (Editors)

Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1997 U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1574. A collection of 20 papers which continues the annual series of U.S. Geological Survey reports on geologic investigations in Alaska. It covers a wide range of earth science topics and report results from all parts of the State including studies of environment and climate, hazards, resources, and geologic framework. Sepia coloured illustrated card cover, illsutrated with black and white photographs, tables, and drawings, 328 pages. Library stamp to front cover but no further library markings, eraser mark to top free corner and a light rippling to top of front cover, a tiny bump wit a half inch closed tear to top left corner of front. The book is clean and tight as if unread. This book weighs more than 1 kg and will require additional shipping charges. Depending on your location, further charges might be needed to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

$25.00

Introduction to Stirling Engines
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Introduction to Stirling Engines

By Senft, James R.

Moriya Press, 1993 Grey soft cover with black line drawing illustration and red titling to front, illustrated throughout with drawings and black and white photographs, 80 pages. Light sunning to spine, some shelf wear, a small crease to front. 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.

$38.00

Gem and Lapidary Materials For Cutters, Collectors, and Jewelers
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Gem and Lapidary Materials For Cutters, Collectors, and Jewelers

By Zeitner, June Culp

Tuscon, AZ: Geoscience Press, 1996 A complete handbook of common materials used in the lapidary arts, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and several clusters of full-colour photographs. Soft cover with white titling to front and spine, 347 pages. Some rubbing and a light crease to front cover, minor shelf wear. Inside the book is tight and clean. 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 -/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

What is Water? The History of a Modern Abstraction
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What is Water? The History of a Modern Abstraction

By Linton, Jamie

Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2010 "We all know what water is, and we often take it for granted. But the spctre of a world-wide water crisis suggests there meight be something fundamentally wrong with the way we think about water. Jamie Linton dives into the history of water as an abstract concept, stripped of its environmental, social, and cultural contexts." White soft cover, black titling to front and spine, some black and white illustrations, 333 pages. Light shelf wear. 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.

$25.00

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

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

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

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

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

Le Pont Victoria - Un Lien Vital/Victoria Bridge - The Vital Link

By Triggs, Stanley, Brian Young, Conrad Graham, Gilles Lauzon

Montreal: McCord Museum of Canadian History, 1992 Written in both French and English, this book was published in conjunction with an exhibition celebrating Montreal's 350th Anniversary, and looks at the significance of the Victoria Bridge "The goal of the present publication (and exhibition) has been to gather the available artifacts, illustrations and documentation, and to interpret and present them in a context that gives readers (and viewers) some insight into Montreal life in the mid-nineteenth century and a sense of the [Victoria] Bridge's significance. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with black titling on front, illustrated with black and white plates throughout, 126 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, light shelf wear, upper corner of book lightly bumped. 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. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$24.00

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