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SENIOR CHEMISTRY MANUAL OF EXPERIMENTS
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SENIOR CHEMISTRY MANUAL OF EXPERIMENTS

By Cornish, George A.

Toronto: Copp Clark, 1935. (v) 162 pp. Red cloth decorated in black on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; illustrated endpapers. Light wear on the corners; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; no other interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings and diagrams. The Chapters are: Chemical Change; Quantitative Laws; Molecular Weights and Formulas; Solids Liquids and Gases; Solution and Osmosis; Chemical Equilbrium; Electro-Chemistry; Colloids; Alkali Metals; Copper; Silver; Magnesium; Calcium; Zinc; Aluminium; Carbon; Organic Substances; Lead; Nitrogen; Phosphorus; Arsenic; Antimony; Oxygen and Ozone; Sulphur; Hydrogen and Hydrogen Peroxide; Chlorine; Bromine; Iodine; and Iron; followed by an appendix.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

PROBABILITY STATISTICS AND THE LOGIC OF SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY - with special reference to Pseudoscience
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PROBABILITY STATISTICS AND THE LOGIC OF SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY - with special reference to Pseudoscience

By Wilson, Fred

Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 2000. 373 pp. Spiral bound in card covers. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. CSPI Reprotext R6369. The Contents are: Introduction; Some Basic Concepts of Probablity; Axiomatization of the Probability Calculus; Person Probabilities and Rationality; The Logic of Theory Testing; The Experimental Methods; Minute Parts; Objective Chance and Statistical Inference; and The Problem of Induction; followed by Appendix: Permutations and Combinations.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 4to.

$69.95

THE LOGIC AND METHODOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND PSEUDOSCIENCE
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THE LOGIC AND METHODOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND PSEUDOSCIENCE

By Wilson, Fred

Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 2000. (xii) 364 pp. Oversized softcover. Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Scientific Inferences: Some Examples Some Lessons; Pseudoscience: Some Examples; Science; Methods Scientific and Unscientific; and Data; followed by an index.. Third Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.

$39.95

THE PROMISE OF SPACE
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THE PROMISE OF SPACE

By Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1968. (xxi) 325 pp. Black cloth with a small silver pictorial on the front panel; decorated in silver and copper on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; book plate on the front free endpaper; no other interior markings. The Chapters are: Beginnings: Imaginary Voyages; From Fantasy to Science; Nothing to Push Against; Power for Space; Escape from Earth; Other Orbits Other Moons; The Price of Speed. Around the Earth: Moonrise in the West; Opening Skies; First Harvest; Man in Orbit; Islands in the Sky. Around the Moon: Voyagers to the Moon; The Birth of Apollo; The Vehicle; The Mission; The Moon; The Uses of the Moon; The Lunar Colony. Around the Sun: The Trillion-Mile Whirlpool; Paths to the Planets; Children of the Sun; The Outer Giants; The Commerce of the Heavens; Tomorrow's Worlds. Around the Universe: Other Suns Than Ours; Across the Abyss; To the Stars; Where's Everybody; and Concerning Means and Ends; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

LIFE AND TIME
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LIFE AND TIME

By Asimov, Isaac

New York: Avon Books, 1979. (xiii) 273 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a crease on the spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Dean Ellis. This essay collection contains: Introduction; Life; The March of the Phyla; Beyond the Phyla; The Gift of the Plants; The Brain Explosion; Man the Overbalancer; The Myth of Less Than All; The Flaming God; Before Bacteria; The Face of the Moon; The Discovery of Argon; Water; Salt; Earth Shrugs Its Shoulders; Forget Me Not; You Are a Catalog; The Gene Scene; Technology and Communication; One to One; Farewell to Youth; Moving About; The Ultimate Speed Limit; The Coming Decades in Agriculture; An Open Letter to the President; Space and the Law; and A Choice of Catastrophes; followed by an Afterword.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Dean Ellis;.

$9.95

NUCLEAR SURVIVAL: Gimme Shelter; Power to the People; Living Under Pressure; Stocking Your Tenacity Chest
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NUCLEAR SURVIVAL: Gimme Shelter; Power to the People; Living Under Pressure; Stocking Your Tenacity Chest

By Ing, Dean (re: Spider Robinson)

Oregon: Manuscript, 1980. In the mid-1980s, when Spider Robinson was moving from the east coast of Canada to the west coast, from Nova Scotia to British Columbia, he sold a collection of manuscripts and galley proofs to a bookseller in Halifax. These papers were recently acquired from that bookseller. Included were these four different 8.5" by 11" photocopied manuscripts, printed on one side of the paper, of Nuclear Suvival, including hand-done corrections, which were no doubt sent to Mr. Robinson for either proofing or for some pre-publication comments.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Manuscript.

$24.95

THE INTELLIGENT MAN'S GUIDE TO THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES - with - THE INTELLIGENT MAN'S GUIDE TO THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
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THE INTELLIGENT MAN'S GUIDE TO THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES - with - THE INTELLIGENT MAN'S GUIDE TO THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

By Asimov, Isaac (introductions by George W. Beadle)

New York: Pocket Books, 1964. (xii, xii) 400, 402 pp. Pocket Books 95004 and 95005. Both books have light edge and corner wear with uncreased spines; previous owner's name on the front endpaper of Biological. Both books are illustrated with black and white plates and Biological has a fold-out ad for "Great Books." The Contents are: Physical Sciences: Introduction by George W. Beadle; What Is Science; The Universe; The Earth; The Atmosphere; The Elements; The Particles; The Waves; The Machine; The Reactor; and Appendix: Mathematics in Science; followed by an index. Biological Sciences: Introduction by George W. Beadle; What Is Science; The Molecule; The Proteins; The Cell; The Microorganism; The Body; The Species; The Mind; and Appendix: Mathematics in Science; followed by an index.. First Paperback Printings. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$14.95

VISIONS OF NATURE - The Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel
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VISIONS OF NATURE - The Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel

By Breidbach, Olaf

Munich, Germany: Prestel Verlag, 2006. 299 pp. followed by a series of colour plates. Orange boards lettered in brick red on the spine; headband; ribbon marker; decorated endpapers; illustrated mostly in colour with some black and white. Very faint wear on the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword: Seeing Nature; Introduction; Ernst Haeckel: The Evolutionary Biologist in Jena; Darwin and Haeckel; The General Morphology of 1866; The Biogenetic Law; The Visual Argument; A Natural History of Creation and Anthropogeny; Crystal Shapes; Calcareous Sponges; Arabian Corals; Positioning Himself; Haeckel's Travels; The Challenger Reports; Haeckel's Art Forms in Nature; Ideology; Art Forms in Culture; Nature as an Artist; Natural Philosophy as Visual Doctrine: Haeckel's Crystal Souls; and Epilogue: Looking at the Self; followed by Appendices; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; and an Index of Names and Institutions.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Ernst Haeckel;. Folio.

$189.95

ENERGY SOURCES FOR TODAY - The Renewable Energy Handbook
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ENERGY SOURCES FOR TODAY - The Renewable Energy Handbook

By Fine, Richard; Hart, Douglas; Umanetz, Joe; McCallum, Bruce (Energy Probe)

Toronto: Tutor Press, 1978. 239 pp. Blue cloth lettered in silver on the front panel and spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a crease on the front flap; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Bill Peden; Part One: The Nature of Energy; Energy Use in Canada. Part Two: Renewable Energy Technologies: The Economics of Renewable Energy; Direct Solar Radiation; Applications of Low Grade Solar Thermal Energy; Solar Thermal Electricity Generation; Photovoltaic Conversion; Wind Energy; Biomass Energy; Tidal Power; Wave Energy; Ocean Thermal Energy; Geothermal Energy; Heat Pumps; Energy Storage. Part Three: Renewable Energy and Canada's Future: The Limits to Growth; A Possible Renewable Energy Scenario; Present Development of Renewable Energy in Canada; Suggested Reading. Part Four: Using Renewable Energy in the Home Today: Background Information; Building a Solar Water Heater; Building a Solar Space Heating System; Building a Wind Generator; Heating with Wood; What to Look for When Buying Renewable Energy Systems; Sources of Information on Renewable Energy; A Practical Bibliography; and Canadian Companies Offering Renewable Energy Hardware and Services.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

THE CHALLENGE OF THE SEA
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THE CHALLENGE OF THE SEA

By Clarke, Arthur C. (introduction by Wernher von Braun)

New York: Dell Mayflower, 1968. 190 pp. Edge and corner wear with a crease on the front hinge and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Adams. Farming the ocean from the gentleman who inspired the entire Telstar satellite system, the Chapters are: The World of Water; The Shape of the Sea; Men Among Fish; Ships of Tomorrow; Voices from the Deep; The Floating Prairie; The Harvest of the Sea; The Last Roundup; Wealth from the Waves; Monsters of the Night; The Book of the Past; and The Submarine Playground.. Second Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Adams;.

$7.95

THE FLOOD CONTROL CHALLENGE: Past Present and Future
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THE FLOOD CONTROL CHALLENGE: Past Present and Future

By Rosen, Howard; Reuss, Martin (editors) (William E. Leuchtenburg; Joseph L. Arnold; Thjeodore M. Schad; James E. Goddard; Helen Ingram; Gilbert F. White; Douglas Helms; Bory Steinberg; Martin Reuss; Michael C. Robinson; Leonard Shabman; Kenneth Rubin)

Chicago: Public Works Historical Society, 1988. (xiv) 166 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; illustrated with black and white diagrams and photographs. Very light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings; as issued, no dustjacket. This is subtitled: Proceedings of a National Symposium - New Orleans, Louisiana, September 26, 1986. The Chapters are: Keynote Address: FDR's New Deal: The Increasing Federal Role by William E. Leuchtenburg; The Flood Control Act of 1936: A Study in Politics Planning and Ideology by Joseph L. Arnold; Evolution and Future Flood Control in the United States by Theodore M. Schad; Comments by James E. Goddard and Helen Ingram; When May a Post-Audit Teach Lessons by Gilbert F. White; Small Watersheds and the USDA: Legacy of the Flood Control Act of 1936 by Douglas Helms; Flood Control in Urban Areas: Past Present and Future by Bory Steinberg; Comments by Martin Reuss and Michael C. Robinson; The Benefits and Costs of Flood Control: Reflections on the Flood Control Act of 1936 by Leonard Shabman; The New Federalism and National Flood Control Programs by Kenneth Rubin; and Comments by Kyle E. Schilling and Arthur Maass; followed by: Appendix: Excerpts from the Flood Control Act of 1936; Author Biographies; and an Index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

THE CHALLENGE OF THE SEA
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THE CHALLENGE OF THE SEA

By Clarke, Arthur C. (introduction by Wernher von Braun)

New York: Dell Mayflower, 1966. 190 pp. Dell Mayflower book 1159. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Adams. Farming the ocean from the gentleman who inspired the entire Telstar satellite system, the Chapters are: The World of Water; The Shape of the Sea; Men Among Fish; Ships of Tomorrow; Voices from the Deep; The Floating Prairie; The Harvest of the Sea; The Last Roundup; Wealth from the Waves; Monsters of the Night; The Book of the Past; and The Submarine Playground.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Adams;.

$7.95

THE DAY OF THE DINOSAUR
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THE DAY OF THE DINOSAUR

By de Camp, L. Sprague; de Camp, Catherine Crook

New York: Bonanza Books, 1985. 319 pp. Black cloth lettered in copper foil on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates; charts; diagrams; and line drawings. Wraparound dj art by Mike Mikos. The Chapters are: The Day of the Dinosaur; The Finding of the Dragons; Out of the Sea; Life Invades the Land; The Rise of the Dinosaurs; The Reptilian Middle Age; Reptiles of Sea and Air; The Doom of the Dragons; The Great Fossil Feud; Diggers and Dinosaurs; The Heritage of the Dragons; and Dinosaurs in the World Today; followed by notes; a bibliography; and an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Mike Mikos;. 8vo.

$14.95

POPULAR SCIENCE - Volume 150, number 2 - February 1947
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POPULAR SCIENCE - Volume 150, number 2 - February 1947

By Githens, Perry (editor)

New York: Popular Science Publishing, 1947. 288 pp. Light but general wear. The front cover features underwater cameras at work and the cover story is: Television on the Job. Also included in this issue: Electronic Color Television Is Here; Rockets Soup Up British Bike; Movie Shows A-Bomb's Birth; How Phonograph Records Are Made; Radar Works on an Ore Boat; Storage Tanks for Tanks; Jets Go to Sea; Air Lines Warm Up Arctic Short Cut; Plane Tire Made with Wire; What's New in Aviation; Three Routes to Supersonic Flight; Robot Digs British Canal; Camera Dolly Aids Closeups; Emergency Belt for Power Tools; Farming in a Small Way; Errors in Building a Roof; Radio Prints Home Paper; Four Modern Crystal Sets; and much, much more.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Magazine.

$19.95

SCIENCE AND INVENTION - February 1929
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SCIENCE AND INVENTION - February 1929

By Gernsback, Hugo (editor)

New York: Experimenter Publishing Company, 1929. 897 - 1008 pp. Edgewear with some creasing on the upper right of the front cover; some chipping at the foot of the spine; some discolouration on the covers; no interior markings. From the creator of the first science fiction magaine, Amazing Stories, a magazine loaded with scientific articles that well represent the time. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Cover art by Hilliker.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Hilliker;. 4to. Pulp Magazine.

$19.95