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Familiar Chats with Queens of the Stage

Dale, Alan [ Cohen, Alfred J. ]

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New York: G. W. Dillingham, Publisher, 1890. First Edition. Boards. Good. First Edition. viii, [9]-399 pages. 4to. 8 x 9 1/4 inches. Three quarter leather over marbled boards. Page edges and endpapers also marbled. Leather binding rubbed at the extremities, and drying. Front joint started lower few inches. Still a readable copy as long as care is taken to support the spine. With 28 illustrations (all present), most small vignettes in the text, but some presented as full page illustrations, often after photographs. Boards. Often harshly viewed for his critical views of those in the theater, this book is quite interesting to read. Fans of celebrity interviews will relate to this 19th century equivalent. Lacking the visual presentation of television, Dale paints the canvas of personality either outright, or illuminated by some described event. Dale will comment on the appearance of the actress, their energy, his overall impression, and supplements with quotes throughout. Whether these are accurate por ... Read more

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New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore: Ellis Horwood, 1991. First Edition. Boards. Good. First Edition. xiii, [1 blank], 268, [1] pages. Publisher's original printed color boards. Exlibrary copy, with stamps, pocket in rear, and spine label. Properly de-accessioned. Bright and clean otherwise internally, a great working copy. Boards.

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Washington D.C.: Abyss Books, 2006. First Edition. Boards. Near Fine. First Edition. 238 pages. Hand stamp to the front free endpaper (donated in memory of...). Minor wear/soiling to the covers. Clean internally. Boards. Chapters include Bonding and Structure, Composition Modifiers, Physical properties, Tensile properties, Mechanical properties, Data, Intermetallics, and Bibliography and Index.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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Cambridge: At the University Press, 1916. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First Edition. lv, 81 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. Large 8vo. Lower corners bumped. Occasional pencilled notes internally. Stamp of astronomer T.J.J. See on title page. 1 leaf with titles available from Cambridge University Press laid in. Cloth. Sir George Howard Darwin KCB FRS (9 July 1845 - 7 December 1912) was an English astronomer and mathematician. (wiki).

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Scientific Instruments of the 17th & 18th Centuries and Their Makers

Daumas, Maurice ; Holbrook, Dr. Mary (translator)

London: Portman Books, 1989. Later printing. Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Later printing. [6], 361 pages. Publisher's green boards. A touch of rubbing to the green and yellow printed dust jacket. Sticker mark on front flyleaf. Bright and clean internally. Boards. 151 photographs and line drawings of instruments and their makers including a section of 142 glossy black and white photographs in the center. An English translation of the 1953 classic French work published titled "Les Instruments Scientifques aux xvii et xviii siecles". A scholarly work with three major segments: Instrument making Industry in the Seventeenth Century, Contributory Factors in the Evolution of the Instrument-Making Industry, and The Instrument-Making Industry in the Eighteenth Century. Dumas is Principal of the Musee Conservatoire Nationale.

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La photographie. Traité théorique et pratique

Davanne, A. [Alphonse], 1824-1912

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Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1888. First Edition. Boards. Near Fine. First Edition. 2 volumes. Vol 1: xvi, 467 pages. Vol 2: xiii, 573 pages. Half calf over marbled boards. Large 8vo. 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Light browning to pages. Frontispieces and plates each accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. Boards. Epstean #10. Frontispiece of Vol. 1 is a Woodburytype of an instantaneous photo, and that of Vol 2 is a photogravure, both by Bousssod et Valadon (successors to Goupil). Vol 1 covers all operations and processes that produce a negative, including the archaic ones of Talbot, Le Gray, Baldus, Balanquart-Evrard, & others. Vol. 2 deals with the production of any kind of positive image, including tintypes, daguerreotypes and the photo-mechanical images.

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A Dee Biasing System for a Frequency Modulated Cyclotron

Davenport, L. L. ; Lavetelli, L. Mack, R. A. Pote, A. J. Ramsey, N. F. [ Norman ]

  • Edition: First Separate Edition
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The Review of Scientific Instruments, 1951. First Separate Edition. Pamphlet. Near Fine. First Separate Edition. 601-604 pages. 7 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches. The four page offprint of this work, reprinted from the Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 22, No 8. August 1951. Bright and clean, with some minor creasing. Pamphlet. "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1989 was divided, one half awarded to Norman F. Ramsey [ one author of this paper ] "for the invention of the separated oscillatory fields method and its use in the hydrogen maser and other atomic clocks", the other half jointly to Hans G. Dehmelt and Wolfgang Paul "for the development of the ion trap technique"." (nobel prize site) A cyclotron is a particle accelerator invented in 1934 by Ernest O. Lawrence [ for which he won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1939 ] in which charged particles accelerate outwards from the centre along a spiral path. (wiki) "The requirements that must be met by a satisfactory dee biasing system ... Read more

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New York and Chicago: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1871. Cloth. Very Good. 327, [47-ads] pp., 5" x 7-3/4 inches. Publisher's red cloth with spine title. Sticker removal on front flyleaf with minor loss. Endpapers are advertisements. Pasted on front pastedown endpaper is a note about the University Convocation for 1871, noting subjects that are to be discussed. Separate paper laid in noting that Dr. Barnard (President of Columbia University) will advocate the adoption of Metric System in this country. Cloth. Report of the committee considering adoption of the metric system in the United States, together with the earlier reports of John Quincy Adams and Sir John Herschel.

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Arlington, Massachusetts: Medicall History Publishing Associates I., 1986. First Edition. Boards. Near Fine. First Edition. viii, 448 pages. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. Publisher's blue paper boards. A nice clean copy. Boards. An essential reference for those interested in the history of scientific instruments. Lists companies and the trade literature they created - far more complete in these genres than Romaine. We use it as a source book to look for resources when trying to research companies, instruments, and industries. And of course it is fun to find items not listed here. The best targeted reference in this area was are aware of.

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New York: Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1930. Wraps. Near Fine. 10 pages. Original blue printed paper wrappers with a touch of fading at the extremities. 6 x 9 inches, stapled, 3-hole punched as issued. Monograph B-502, July 1930, of the Bell Telephone System Technical Publications. Wraps. Clinton Joseph Davisson shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1937 with George Paget Thomson "for their experimental discovery of the diffraction of electrons by crystals." The article offered here was presented before The American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia, PA on April 12, 1930, was published in the Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Vol LXIX, No 4, pp. 247-256, and here in July 1930. Bell Labs published the Monograph series which contained various articles felt to be interesting enough to warrant additional distribution. Many were first published in other journals but by Bell System employees, and are sometimes treated as "first separate editions" in cases where the ot ... Read more

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The Scattering of Electrons by Crystals

Davisson, Dr. C. J. [ Clinton Joseph ]

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Lancaster, PA; Grand Central Terminal N.Y.C. ; Garrison, N. Y.: The Science Press, 1929. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. First Edition. viii, [1]-96, ix-xvi pages. Original printed paper wrappers. 7 x 10 inches. The January 1929 issue of Scientific Monthly, offered in it's original wrappers. Upper corner bumped, curling of the wrappers around the textblock as normal. Small tear at the base of the spine panel paper. Minor soiling and spotting to the covers,mostly near the spine. Wraps. Clinton Joseph Davisson shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1937 with George Paget Thomson "for their experimental discovery of the diffraction of electrons by crystals" The article offered here, published several years after Davisson and Germer at Bell Labs did their key work independently of Thomson, provides a detailed history with the clarity of looking backward. This article is based on an address given by invitation before Section A, British Association for the Advancement of Science, Glasgow in ... Read more

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London: William Nicol, 1823. First Edition. Disbound. Good. First Edition. [2], 21 pages. 4to. Disbound. Ex Libris stamp Edinensis Medicae Societatis in several places. Inscribed BY DAVY at head of title page "The Royal Medical Society from the author" and in pencil the number 2. Apparently extracted from a bound volume, this is the offprint issue from the Philosophical Transactions. Disbound. Davy was a doctor, amateur chemist, and brother of the noted chemisty Sir Humphrey Davy. Pneumato-Thorax (more often known as a collapsed lung) is a condition where air gets between the lung and the chest wall, often affecting breathing. Davy examined a patient postmortem, "Abraham Iredill", of the 7th regiment of Foot, aged 30, who was admitted into the General Military Hospital at Fort Pitt, Chatham and who died shortly after arrival. This is a report of his observations. On the rear of the title page is printed "Gentleman who are indulged with separate Copies of their Communicatio ... Read more

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New York, N.Y.: The American Institute of Electrical Engineers, 1906. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. First Edition. viii, 952 pages. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Minor wear to the extremities of the binding, recently recased with new endpapers. Offered is the entire year of the Transactions of the AIEE, Vol XXV, Jan to Dec 1906, with a volume title page dated 1907 (as normal). The article by De Forest was presented at the 210th Meeting of the AIEE in NY, October 26th, 1906 and is found on page 735. This format of the Transactions includes not only the paper read by De Forest, but the extensive discussion which followed, and also some discussion that occurred in November of the same year at the Philadelphia meeting. Cloth. Edison's invention of the light bulb and the realization of vacuum tubes enabled a revolution in electronics, particularly in the field of wireless communication. Pioneering work was done by John Fleming and others on vacuum tubes, but it was the inve ... Read more

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En Fornem Dames Lune

Marquis de Foudras

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Holbek: Jordan's Forlag, 1853. Hard Cover. Very Good. 3 parts (deel) bound in one. 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Part 1: 190 pages. Part 2: 228 pages. Part 3: 216 pages. Parts 2 and 3 were published in Copenhagen. Part 3 was published in 1854. 4 x 5.5 inches. Wear to the extremities of the leather. Clean internally, noting previous owner name on title page of Part 1. Scarce, with only one copy in OCLC as of this listing. Hard Cover.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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New York: D. O. Haynes & Co, 1895. First Edition. Boards. Good. First Edition. Two vols. in one, 4to., pp. xxxiii + blank + 678; contemporary three-quarter red morocco and marbled paper boards gilt; edges rubbed and lightly worn, especially at spine ends and tips; library ticket and call numbers at spine; t.e.g. with library stamp; binder's tape to reinforce front hinge; library stamps and pencil annotations to title leaf and p. [v]; card pocket and electronic tag at rear pastedown; text pages and plates clean; a good, sound copy. Boards.

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Computer Age: A Twenty Year View

Dertouzos, Michael L.; Moses, Joel (editors)

Cambridge, MA and London, England: MIT Press, 1979. Later Printing. Cloth. Very Good/Good. Later Printing. xvi, 491 pages. 8vo. Publisher's black cloth with silver spine lettering. A well read copy with lower corners bumped, and corners and edges of the dj frayed and with small tears. Bright and clean internally. Textblock sound but sagging. SIGNED by both authors Dertouzos and Moses on the title page. The second printing, December 1979. Cloth. A book which attempted to predict where the computer age was headed 20 years out by interviewing many visionaries. Dertouzos, who died in 2001, was a leader in the use of technology, serving as head of MIT's Laboratory of Computer Science for many years. Joel Moses is still at MIT, and was responsible for the creation of MACSYMA, a symbolic mathematics program capable of solving complex mathematical problems. It is interesting to compare their views with reality, having now lived that future.

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Made in America: Regaining the Productive Edge

Dertouzos, Michael L.; Solow, Robert M.; Lester, Richard K.

Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. x, [4], 344, [1] pages. 8vo. Red cloth with pictorial dust jacket. SIGNED by Michael L. Dertouzos on the front flyleaf. Laid in is a letter from MIT's President Paul E. Gray to Mr. R. Gordon McGovern, President of Campbell Soup Company extolling the virtues of the book and offering this advance copy. Minor wear to dj extremities. Cloth. Dertouzos, who died in 2001, was a visionary leader in the use of technology, serving as head of MIT's Laboratory of Computer Science for many years. He was asked to chair the MIT Commission on Industrial Productivity, and this book was one of the results - the book has been termed "one of the most influential business books of the 1980s", with over 300,000 copies in print. Dertouzos was well known for his ability to "demystify" technology, explaining it in terms that many could grasp - an uncommon gift among technologists - and he held several patents ... Read more

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Second Edition. Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. Second Edition. xii, 207 pages. 8vo. Publisher's black boards with blue/green printed dj. Minor discoloration to the dj. Previous owner's name on front flyleaf. Otherwise bright and clean. Boards. The first printing of the Second edition. The first edition was published in 1980. "It is the purpose of this book to synthesize and explain the current theories of electron transfer between biological moledcules in language which is easily understandable by mathematically minded biologists and by physicists and chemists interested in biological systems. Most cases involve the quantum-mechanical phenomenon in which a particle (an electron or an entire atom) penetrates a potential-energy barrier. This behavior has become known as 'tunnelling'..." (front dj flap).

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Cambridge, London, New York, New Rochelle, ..: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Second Edition. Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Second Edition. xii, 207 pages. First printing of the second edition. Publisher's black boards and printed dj. Dj and book bright and clean with minor rubbing to the dj. Boards. "It is the purpose of this book to synthesize and explain the current theories of electron transfer between biological moledcules in language which is easily understandable by mathematically minded biologists and by physicists and chemists interested in biological systems. Most cases involve the quantum-mechanical phenomenon in which a particle (an electron or an entire atom) penetrates a potential-energy barrier. This behavior has become known as 'tunnelling'..." (front dj flap).

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Samples of Lawmaking

Devlin, Patrick

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1962. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. [3], 120 pages. 8vo. Red cloth gilt. Printed blue and black dust jacket. Sun fading to spine panel, a touch of wear elsewhere. A bright clean copy. Cloth.

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