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Asimov on Numbers

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011617


Black cloth on boards. DJ protected by mylar wrap. High school library stamp and card pocket, but clean. Year of the Child bookplates (2). Numbers and Counting, Mathematics, Measurement, Calendar, Biology, Astronomy, and Earth. 249 pp. with index. View more info

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Loring Woart Bailey; The Story of a Man of Science

By: Bailey, Joseph Whitman

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., J. & A. McMillan, Limited: 1925

Seller ID: 005700


Original maroon cloth on boards. Appears to be a first edition, but with very little evidence of age or wear except the tiniest scattered flecks of foxing. Professor Bailey was born into high society at West Point, where his father was on the faculty. Less than two years after his 20th birthday he was hired as Professor of Chemistry and Natural Science at the University of New Brunswick at Fredericton, where he served for 46 years. Following this he concentrated his ... View more info

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Conversations on Natural Philosophy

By: Blake, Rev. J.L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, "Home Words" Publishing Office: 1850

Edition: One Hundred and Fiftieth Thousand

Seller ID: 011510


Brown calf on boards. Piece missing from head of spine. Previous owner's name. Motion. Gravity. Astronomy. Optics. Electricity. Edges dusty. One illustration re-attached. Corner tips worn. 276 pp. plus 27 pp. of plates. View more info

Exceptional Fossil Preservation; A Unique View on the Evolution of Marine Life

By: Bottjer, Etter, Hagadorn, and Tang (Eds.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2002

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 012243


Gift note the only mark. No damage. 403 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Zero Energy Growth for Canada

By: Brooks, David B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited: 1981

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004717


Original white cloth on boards. Unclipped pictorial DJ. What is Zero Energy Growth ?, How Much Conservation ?, Feasibility of Zero Energy Growth, Getting from Here to There, The Politics of ZNG. Previous owner's name. 304 pp. View more info

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Genetics and Eugenics

By: Castle, W.E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1925

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 009499


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. "A Text-Book for Students of Biology and a Reference Book for Animal and Plant Breeders." Biological Basis of Genetics, Historical Development of Genetics, Essential Facts of Genetics, and Eugenics. 434 pp. View more info

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Mental Training; A Practical Psychology

By: Chant, Sperrin N.F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1934

Seller ID: 000555


Original dark blue cloth on boards, no DJ. Some underlining, OW very good. At time of writing, Chant was Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto. 195 pp. View more info

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A Primer of Evolution

By: Clodd, Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1895

Edition: Abridged

Seller ID: 011857


Red cloth on boards. An abridged edition that brings it within the reach of all. 186 pp. View more info

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Boston Monday Lectures; Biology, with Preludes on Current Events

By: Cook, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood & Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 011512


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Huxley and Tyndall on Evolution. Does Death End All ? Authorities on Biology. Emerson's Views on Immortality, and many additional essays. 325 pp. View more info

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International Scientific Series; The New Chemistry

By: Cooke, Josiah P. (Jr.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1878

Seller ID: 011515


Red cloth on boards. Thirteen lectures on various subjects related to chemisry. Molecules and Avogadro's Law. Chemical Reactions. Electro-chemical Theory. 333 pp. with index. View more info

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 012748


Brown cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. No writing or damage to book. Both ends of DJ were folded in. "This third book can be considered definitive because it contains the changes that Charles Darwin had wanted but which his son did not include in the second edition." - xiv. 473 pp. with index. View more info

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Enzymes

By: Dixon, Malcolm and Webb, Edwin C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, & Co., Ltd.: 1965

Edition: Second Edition, Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 007822


Original bright red cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ lightly chipped around edges. Previous owner's name with no other marks or writing. Heavy book will need extra postage. 950 pp. with Index. View more info

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Star Maps

By: Fix, Wm. R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Octopus/Mayflower: 1979

Seller ID: 004760


Original blue cloth on boards, with dry mildew shadows. " Astounding new evidence from ancient civilisations and modern scientific research of man's origins and return to the stars." - DJ. 253 pp. Somewhat musty. View more info

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The Weather Makers; How We are Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life On Earth

By: Flannery, Tim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.: 2006

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 011097


Black paper boards. DJ has suffered rough handling, with 3-inch tear to rear fold. No writing. Universal praise from a host of commentators. 275 pp. View more info

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The Principles of Physics

By: Gage, Alfred P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn: 1897

Seller ID: 000801


Original maroon half-leather on brown cloth on boards, no DJ. A good old textbook, somewhat worn but still quite sound and readable. Some underlining, both hinges repaired, Outer front (spine) hinge lightly cracked, but cloth intact and strong. In much better shape than this makes it seem. 638 pp. plus ads. View more info

Dinosaur Tracks and Traces

By: Gillette, David D./Lockley, Martin G. (Eds.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012239


Green cloth on boards with DJ. No marks or damage. The first book to be devoted to the subject of dinosaur ichnology. "The essays composing this volume have been compiled from papers submitted to the First Annual Symposium on Dinosaur Tracks and Traces, held in New Mexico in May of 1986." - DJ flap. Locomotion, Behaviour, Eggs, Nests, Site Reports, and Preservation are among the subjects treated in this book. 454 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage... View more info

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The Rise of Scientific Europe 1500-1800

By: Goodman, David and Russell, Colin A. (Eds.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007366


Original colour photo quarto trade paperback. Influence of Copernicus, Newton, and others upon three centuries of scientific experimentation and discovery. ISBN 0 340 55861 X. No extraneous writing or damage. 437 pp. View more info

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The Fabric of the Cosmos; Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality

By: Greene, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009502


black paper boards. Unclipped DJ. Book-of-the-Month Club. Building on the Big Bang Theory, the author helps us understand terms and realities of modern physics, beginning with a quote from Camus. This book is in faultless condition. 569 pp. View more info

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A Magician of Science; The Boys' Life of Steinmetz

By: Hammond, John Winthrop

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Century Co.: 1926

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004237


Original maroon cloth lettered in yellow on boards. Previous owner's name. Biography of scientist in magnetism and electricity. 210 pp. View more info

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About the Weather

By: Harrington, Mark W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Appleton and Company: 1904

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004771


Original green blindstamped cloth lettered in black on boards. Appleton's Home Reading Books. Previous owner's name and label. Pencil notes inside covers, otherwise clean. Minor wear head and foot of spine. 246 pp. including index, plus brief catalog. View more info