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Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-death Experiences
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Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-death Experiences

By LONG, Jeffrey, MD & PERRY, Paul

New York, NY: Harper One, 2010. 6 1/4" X 9 1/4," 215 pages. The largest NDE study ever conducted reveals proof of life after death. This book shares the firsthand accounts of people who have died and lived to tell about it. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$9.95

Aerodynamics for Naval Aviators
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Aerodynamics for Naval Aviators

By HURT, H.H., Jr.

Renton, WA: AvIation Supplies & Academics, Inc., 1965. 8 1/4" X 10 3/4," 416 pages. ASA-ANA. Navweps 00-80T-80. The purpose of this textbook is to present the elements of applied aerodynamics and aeronautical engineering which relate directly to the problems of flying operations.The safety and effectivness of flying operations will depend greatly on the understanding and appreciation of how and why an airplane flies. Light soiling to wraps.Minor underlining. Shelf wear.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by .

$21.95

Suburban Howls: Tracking the Eastern Coyote in Urban Massachusetts.

By WAY, Jonathan G.

Indianapolis, Indiana: Dog Ear Pub., 2007. 6" X 9 1/4," 288 pages. This detailed, personal rendition of a young, eager, and dedicated wildlife biologist's study of urban coyotes will delight most lay readers interested in wildlife conservation. Bottom front corner bent & curled.. Signed and Inscibed By The Author. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by .

$19.95

Animal Navigation
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Animal Navigation

By WATERMAN, Talbot H.

New York, NY: Scientific American Library, 1989. 8 3/4" X 9 1/2," How does an arctic tern find its way from the antarctic ice pack to its breeding grounds on the coast of Greenland, halfway around the world? How can a monarch butterfly accurately navigate a flight thousands of kilometers long when it has never before migrated? How does the salmon know when to begin its lengthy upstream swim in time to spawn successfully? In this fascinating, informative book, biologist Talbot Waterman explains the techniques by which animals as different as the caribou and the Chinese wool-handed crab make their way from one habitat to another--with none of the instruments or records considered essential to human nivigation. Light-blue boards are foxed. Spine of dust jacket slightly faded. . Signed by Author. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.

$28.95

The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation.

By PEARCE, Fred

London: Icon Books, Ltd, 2015. 5 1/2" X 8 3/4," 310 pages. Pearce goes on a journey to rediscover what conservation should really be about. He explores ecosystems from Pacific islands to the Australian outback to the Thames estuary, digs into the questionable costs of invader species, and reveals the outdated intellectual sources of our ideas about the balance of nature. . Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$25.95

Glaciers & Granite: A Guide to Maine's Landscape & Geology

By KENDALL, David L.

Camden, ME: Down East, 1987. 6" X 9," 240 pages. Rockbound, granite-ribbed, river craved, and lake-dotted, Maine is characterized by its geology, and yet most of us are content to simply admire the scenery without knowing the fascinating story behind it. Actually, Maine's geologic past is not difficult to find, once we know where to look--in the glacial cobbles biult into mile upon mile of stone walls, in the exposed rock of highway roadcuts, in bogs and barrens, or in abandoned quarries. Front corners curled.. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Illus. by Marie E. Litterer.

$15.95

The River of Consciousness
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The River of Consciousness

By SACKS, Oliver

New York, NY: Knopf, 2017. 5 3/4" X 8 1/2", 237 pages. In this book. Dr.Sacks takes on evolution, botony, chemistry, medicine, neuroscience, and the arts, and calls upon his great scientific and creative heroes--aboue all, Darwin, Freud, and William James. For Sacks, these thinkers were constant companions from an early age; the questions they explored--the meaning of evolution, the roots of creativity, and the nature of consciousness--lie at the hreat of science and of this book. Spine tail bumped. Back flap bottom corner creased.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Fine.

$15.95

Low-Impact Forestry: Forestry as if the Future Mattered.
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Low-Impact Forestry: Forestry as if the Future Mattered.

By LANSKY, Mitch (Editor)

Hollowell, Maine: Maine Environmental Policy Institute, 2002. 8 1/4" X 10 3/4", 172 pages. If the future really mattered---How would forests be managed to improve, rather than degrade, future timber values? How would trees be cut to minimize damage to the residual forest? How would foresters measure success towards minimizing damage? How would loggers be paid to lower logging impacts? How would forests be managed in a way that ensures the survival of all native species? How wpuld woodlot owners be able to afford this type of management? This book answers these questions and more.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$99.95

Structural Anthropology

By LEVI-STRAUSS, Claude

Garden City, NY: Doubleday Anchor, 1967. 4 1/4" X 7 1/4", 413 pages. Structual anthropology, in contrast to cultural anthropology, is developing a science of society and culture that owes much to the modern science of linguistics and that examines not the contents of the items of social behavior but the relationship amoung them. Light soiling to wraps. Some underlining and notes.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$19.95

Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth.
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Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth.

By STAGER, Curt

New York, NY: St. Martins Griffin, 2012. 5 3/4" X 8 1/4", 284 pages. Ex-Libris. Drawing upon the latest, groundbreaking science, Deep Future look beyond a.d. 2100 to the next hundred millennia of life on earth, offering a bold, far-reaching look at how our actions today will decide the planet's future for thousands of years to come. Ex-Libris stamp on half-title.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$9.95

Soils: A New Global View
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Soils: A New Global View

By PATON, T.R. & HUMPHREYS, G.S. & MITCHELL, P.B.

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995. 6" X 9", 213 pages. Illustrated. This important book challenges the prevalent view of the characteristics and origins of soils. In it, three distinguished earth scientists argue that soils are primarily geological materials altered and rearranged by biological, geological, and geomorphic processes rather than as direct products of time, climate, organisms, parent material, and topographic setting. In adopting an earth science approach ( including insights from plate tectonics), the book provides a new model of soils formation that has worldwide applicability. Minor notes and underlining with pencil. # pages dog-eared. Bottom corner has a tiny curl. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$19.95

Crusaders: Voices from the Abortion Front

By FAUX, Marian

New York, NY: Birch Lane Press, 1990. 6 1/4" X 9", 289 pages. This book tells the true stories of the movers and shakers on both sides of the abortion issue, the most emotionally charged issue of our time. In doing so, it presents the human side of abortion through the lives and work od six activists, both pro-life and pro-choice. Spine tail slightly bumped.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$8.95

The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary: A True Story of Resilience and Recovery
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The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary: A True Story of Resilience and Recovery

By WESTOLL, Andrew

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 2011. 5 3/4" X 8 1/2", 268 pages. An absorbing, bighearted book that grapples with questions of just what we owe our closest cousins in the animal kingdom.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$9.95

Nanoculture: Implications of the New Technoscience
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Nanoculture: Implications of the New Technoscience

By HAYLES, Katherine (Editor)

Portland, OR: Intellect, 2004. 6 3/4" X 9", 255 pages. The first book-length study focus on cultural implications of nanotechnology, 'Nanoculture' breaks new ground in showing the importance of the new technoscience to contemporary culture and of culture to the development, interpretation, and future of this technoscience. Bottom corners slightly curled.. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Danielle Foushee.

$15.95

An Introduction to the Analysis of Algorithms
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Algorithms

By SEDGEWICK, Robert & FLAJOLET, Philippe

Boston: Addison-Wesley, 1996. 6" X 9", 492 pages. This book provides a thorough introduction to the primary techniques used in the mathematical analysis of algorithms. The authors draw from classical mathematical material, including discrete mathematics, elementary real analysis, and combinatorics, as well as from classical computer science material, including algorithms and data structures. They focus on "average-case" or "Probabilistic" analysis, although they also cover the basic mathematical tools reqiued for "worst-case" or "complexity" analysis. Topics include recurrences, generating functions, asymptotics, trees, strings, maps, and an analysis of sorting, tree search, string search, and hashing algorithms.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$19.95

Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood

By George, Rose

New York, NY: Metropolitan Books, 2018. 6 1/2" X 9 1/2", 353 pages. An eye-opening exploration of the past, present, and future of blood, the essential substance on which our lives - and economies - depend.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$15.95

Introduction to Hydrology: Fifth Edition
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Introduction to Hydrology: Fifth Edition

By VIESSMAN, Warren, Jr. & LEWIS, Gary L.

Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003. 7 1/4" X 9 3/8", 612 pages. Water scientists and engineers of tomorrow must be equipped to deal with a diversity of issues such as the design and operation of data retrieval and storage systems; forecasting; Developing alternative water use futures; estimating water requirements for natural systems; exploring the impacts of climate change; developing more efficient systems for appplying water in all water-using sectors; and analyzing and designing water management systems incorporating technical, economic, environmental, social, legal, and political elements. A knowledge of hydrologic principles is a requisite for dealing with such issues. Spine ends and corners bumped and worn. Minor underlining. Light water damage to front and rear pages.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$89.95

Manual of Steel Construction

New York, NY: American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc., 1976. 5 3/4" X 9 1/4", 999 pages. The definitive authority on building with steel. Title page has a tear on bottom corner. Pages 1-1 to 1-4 detached but present. Edges and boards lightly soiled. . Leatherette. Good/No Jacket.

$249.00

The Cotton Foundation Reference Book Series, Number Five: Cotton Harvest Management: Use and Influence of Harvest Aids

By SUPAK, James R. & SNIPES, Charles E.

Memphis, TN: The Cotton Foundation, 2001. 6 1/4" X 9 1/4", 351 pages. List of chapters--#1--A history of cotton harvest aids, #2--Physiology of cotton defoliation and desiccation, #3--Influence of environment on cotton defoliation and boll opening, #4--Influence of crop condition on harvest-aid activity, #5--Harvest aid treatments: products and application timing, #6--Harvest-aid application technology, #7--Uniform harvest-aid performance and lint quality evaluation, #8--Factors influencing net returns to cotton harvest aids, #9--Overview of regional defoliation practices, #10--Public and environmental issues, #11--Cotton harvest aids and biotechnology: the possibilities.. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket.

$299.95

The Cotton Foundation Reference Book Series, Number Three: Cotton Insects and Mites: Characterization and Management

By KING, Edgar & PHILLIPS, Jacob & Coleman, Randy (Editors)

Memphis, TN: The Cotton Foundation, 1996. 6 1/4" X 9 1/4", 1008 pages. List of chapters--#1--Major developments in management of insect and mite pests in cotton, #2--Biology and ecology of important insects and mite pests in cotton, #3--Biology and ecology of important predators and parasites attacking arthropod pests, #4--Short- and long-range movement of insects and mites, #5--Biology, ecology and epidemiology of microbal organisms infecting arthropod pests, #6--Modeling and computerizing decision aids, #7--Toward comprehensive economic thresholds for crop management, #8--Toxicology of insecticides and acaricides, #9--Resistance to pesticides: mechanisms, development and management, #10--Application technology, #11--Pheromones and other behavior - modifying chemicals in cotton pest management, #12--Status of rearing technology for cotton insects, #13--Chemical control, #14--Cultural control, #15--Biological control, #16--Genetic control, #17--Host plant resistance, #18--Suppression and management of cotton insect populations on an areawide basis, #19--Boll weevil eradication, #20--Insect and mite pest management in the southeast, #21--Insect and mite pest management in the mid-south, #22--Insect and mite pest management in the southwest, #23--Insect and mite pest management in the west, #24--The economic impact of cotton insects and mites, #25--Benefit - cost analysis of integrated pest management programs, #26--Economic evaluation of insect eradication: The case of boll weevils in the southest, #27--Crop phenology and insect management, #28-- Environmental issues, #29--Working together: Roles of private consultants, industry, researches, extension, and growers, #30--Cotton insect management: A look to the future.. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket.

$2500.00

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