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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA by Watson, James D

New York: Scribner's, 1998. A 2nd printing of this re-issue of the classic 1968 book, the work for which Watson won the Nobel Prize. SIGNED by Watson on the title page. Part of the Scribner's Classics Series, published in the 30th year after the o...

From Dale Steffey Books

$300.00


Scientific American - 39 Issues, 1861 and 1862

This is a large, Civil War-era lot of 39 issues of "SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN" magazine ("A Journal of Practical Information in Art, Science, Mechanics, Agriculture, Chemistry, and Manufacturers) in very good condition. The issues date from 1861 to 1862 and fea...

From CraigsClassics

$720.00


Sketches of the Medical Topography of the Mediterranean comprising an account of Gibraltar, the Ionian islands, and Malta by John Hennen

Tight in possibly contemporary binding with later? title label: "medical topography, 1830", previous owner's name and one line comment on FEP. 2 or 3 pages with some red pencil underlining, one printer's ink stain and two pages with small repaired tears. ...

From LeCrastinBooks

€725.34


Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata. Edited and Compiled by Arthur W. Banks. by Von Neumann, John

Urbana & London: University of Illinois Press, 1966. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Contemporary ownership signature in blue ink to the front free endpaper. An excellent, fresh copy in the l...

From Alembic Rare Books

£1,200.00


NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Archive Compiled by a Female Control Room Mission Specialist. Comprising mission updates, photographs, employee newsletters, and souvenirs documenting JPL projects between 1965 and 1984, including Apollo, Mariner, Pioneer 10 & 11, Viking, Voyager, Skylab, SEASAT, and Galileo. by Beight, Mary Catherine Grady

Pasadena, CA & Washington D. C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965-1985. Archive composed of 135 printed photos with printed explanatory text (between 20.3 x 25.4 cm and 21.6 x 28 cm); 13 silver gelatine and colour photographs on glossy...

From Alembic Rare Books

£2,500.00


RELATIVITY. The Special And The General Theory. Signed by Einstein, Albert

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921. Second Edition Signed. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921. Second Edition Signed. Signed by Author. SECOND AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo., xiii + 168 pp. A very good copy; gilt stamped front cover, [back..... ...

From TBCL The Book Collector's Library

$38,500.00


FLUID FLOW IN PIPES, A CLEAR CUT SUMMARY OF MODERN THEORY IN THE FLOW OF LIQUIDS AND GASES THROUGH PIPING AND DUCTS by CLIFFORD H. MCCLAIN

NEW YORK: THE INDUSTRIAL PRESS, 1952 NICE LOOKING RED COVER, SLIGHT WEAR TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE, INSIDE FRONT OWNER NAME POWER & FUEL ENGINEERING 8-1-55. TIGHT, CLEAN, VERY GOOD SHAPEINSIDE. FORMULAS AND GRAPHS THROUGHOUT. CHAPTERS INCLUDE FLUID PR...

From Antique Books Den

$105.50


Great Combination! Atlas, Almanac and Receipt Book, 1884, 1885 by [The Centaur Company]

Stapled pictorial wraps. Includes ephemerides, maps and cooking recipes throughout, all for the New York patent medicine firm Centaur, producers of Castoria and Centaur Liniment. Culinary & medicinal recipes, as well as short stories and vignettes. In pub...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$100.00


Madeira Meteorologic by Smyth, C. Piazzi

First edition. David Douglas. Edinburgh. 1882. Small quarto. viii, 83pp. Engraved frontispiece by John Le Conte (1816 - 1887) from an original by the author of the base of the remarkable cloud of June 26th 1881 and the old lava stream in the foreground. S...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£250.00


Opticks by NEWTON, ISAAC

Illustrated with 12 folding engraved plates of optical/geometrical diagrams and a few woodcut diagrams and tables in text; large woodcut decorative tail-pieces, head-pieces and initials. 8vo. Contemporary full speckled calf; boards with double-fillet gilt...

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.

$7,500.00


Opticks: Or, A Treatise Of The Reflections, Refractions, Inflections And Colours Of Light. The Fourth Edition, Corrected by Newton, Sir Isaac

London: William Innys, 1730. 4th Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. New Calf Spine And Tips Over Marbled Paper Covered Boards, New Endpapers. Two Preliminary Blanks, Title, Advertisements To First, Second And Fourth Editions382 Pp + 12 Folding ...

From Arroyo Seco Books

$7,500.00


The Different Forms Of Flowers On Plants Of The Same Species by Charles Darwin

D. Appleton and Company, New York,, 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. D. Appleton & Co, 1877, 1st American printing. Hardcover. Maroon cloth with gold lettering. Clean, unmarked pages. Good binding and cover. Light spotting to spine. ...

From SequiturBooks

$245.00


Nouvelles récréations physiques et mathémathiques, : contenant ce qui a été imaginé de plus précieux dans ce genre et qui se découvre journellement .. by GUYOT, Edme-Gilles

1800 Guyot Occult Physics Illustrated Magic Tricks Illusions MAGIC Lantern 3v Edme-Gilles Guyot was an 18th-century scientist most-known for his studies on physics and physical magic. He helped establish technology used in phantasmagoria. In his best boo...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$750.00


De Insectis, in Methodum Redactus; cum Notularum Additione. [Metamorphosis Naturalis]. by Goedart, Johannes, & Martin Lister

London: S. Smith, 1685. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Octavo (180 x 115 mm). Contemporary limp vellum folded over at the fore-edge, handwritten title to spine, edges of text block red speckled. 21 folding engraved plates depicting n...

From Alembic Rare Books

£950.00


The Evolution Of Physics The Growth Of Ideas From Early Concepts To Relativity And Quanta by Einstein, Albert And Leopold Infeld

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1938. First American Edition 1st Printing. Blue Cloth. Very Good + Book/Very Good. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs, Charts and Diagrams. X, 319 Pp + 1 Pp Ads At Rear. Blue Cloth, Gilt, Yellow Endpapers. One ...

From Arroyo Seco Books

$2,500.00


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