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The Return, Aldrin, Buzz and John Barnes
1 The Return
Aldrin, Buzz and John Barnes
New York Tom Doherty Associates 2000 0-312-87424-3 / 9780312874247 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean glossy black boards with image of the earth on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 301 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped - in perfect condition. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009878

Price: 15.00 USD
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Radio Telephony for Amateurs, Ballantine, Stuart
2 Radio Telephony for Amateurs
Ballantine, Stuart
Philadelphia David McKay 1923 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Second edition in scarce original dust jacket. Clean ribbed burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear through - very small bump at base of rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner name and date neatly stamped on front free endpaper. No other marks. Thoroughly illustrated with drawings and photographs. 296 pages with index. Scarce dust jacket Has a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, very minimal soiling, small surface scrape to lower spine; front panel illustrated with photo of man sitting in an old radio room speaking into a hand-held microphone. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024802

Price: 35.00 USD
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Black Hole - How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved, Bartusiak, Marcia
3 Black Hole - How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved
Bartusiak, Marcia
New Haven CT / London Yale University Press 2015 030021085X / 9780300210859 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second Printing, SIGNED by the author in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean unfaded black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Carl, A fellow friend of the cosmos - Marcia Bartusiah - 2006." Illustrated with black and white photographs. 237 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024606

Price: 30.00 USD
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Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy, Blackett, P.M.S.
4 Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy
Blackett, P.M.S.
New York Whittlesey House - McGraw Hill 1949 First American Edition, First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to each of the lower corner tips. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 244 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has some edge wear, small corner chip at top left corner of front panel, surface scrape to lower spine. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A brilliant analysis of the problem posed by the discovery of atomic energy, which became a milestone in post-Hiroshima thinking, by the 1948 Nobel Prize Winner. 024801

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses, Burr, Chandler
5 The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses
Burr, Chandler
New York Random House 2003 0375507973 / 9780375507977 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover 
A story of perfume, obsession, and the last mystery of the senses. "A brilliant, feisty scientist at the center of a nasty, backstabbing, utterly absorbing, cliff-hanging scramble forthe Nobel Prize. The Emperor of Scent is a quirky, wonderful book." John Berendt 024318

Price: 15.00 USD
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10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network), Columbia Broadcasting System
6 10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network)
Columbia Broadcasting System
New York Columbia Broadcasting System 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Large book with original dustjacket (size: 10-1/2" x 11"). The embossed dust jacket represents areas of the lunar surface including the Sea of Tranquility where astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon, July 20, 1969. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped title on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in full color with images of live transmissions from the moon, text of CBS coverage of the event. Dust jacket has short closed edge tears, no chips, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. 022140

Price: 100.00 USD
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Man and the Underwater World, De Latil, Pierre and Jean Rivoire
7 Man and the Underwater World
De Latil, Pierre and Jean Rivoire
London Jarrolds 1956 First UK edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First British edition, published in 1956. Translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald, with 108 illustrations. Blue cloth boards with silver illustration at lower right corner of cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 400 pages with index. 023438

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Amateur Naturalist, Durrell, Gerald
8 The Amateur Naturalist
Durrell, Gerald
New York Knopf 1983 0394533909 / 9780394533902 Fourth printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Fourth printing in unchipped dust jacket and removable mylar cover. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very slight fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs and beautiful drawings. 320 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A practical guide for the amateur naturalist - what to do in 17 various environments -- from your own back yard to beach, meadow, or woods; from feeding an orphan bird to planting a bottle garden, breeding butterflies, and much more... 024400

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Of Time, Passion, and Knowledge Reflections on the Strategy of Existence, Fraser, J. T.
9 Of Time, Passion, and Knowledge Reflections on the Strategy of Existence
Fraser, J. T.
New York G. Braziller 1975 0807607703 / 9780807607701 Stated First printing Book Very Good very good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean gray cloth boards with circular decoration on lower corner of front cover, black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no fraying, fading. Pages and edges are clean, with clean dark gray top-stained page edges. 529 pp. Clean dustjacket is slightly age-toned, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, a few very short closed edge tears and slight wear at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book which puts in order the many ways that man encounters the realities of time. 018179

Price: 40.00 USD
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Patterns of Discovery, Hanson, N.R.
10 Patterns of Discovery
Hanson, N.R.
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1958 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 241 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has a few very short closed edge tears, is not price clipped (5.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Philosophical aspects of research and discovery - a book for philosophers and scientists of every persuasion, giving the scientist an inwsight into the philosophical and historical background of his work, and the non-specialist philosopher a clear and discerning account of the nature of scientific discovery. 024075

Price: 25.00 USD
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Nature in Miniature, Headstrom, Richard
11 Nature in Miniature
Headstrom, Richard
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1968 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Richard Headstrom 
Later printing of the first edition in unclipped jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 561 pen and ink drawings by the author. 412 pp. with glossary, bibliography + index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at base of spine (1/4"), a tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "With this unique guide and an inexpensive pocket glass, the student of nature may enjoy those small wonders he often looks at but seldom really sees or undertands--the miniature world of the creatures and plants all around him." A wondrous guide to nature which opens up a new world to the reader and observer. 020800

Price: 14.00 USD
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Mr. Wizard's Science Secrets, Herbert, Don
12 Mr. Wizard's Science Secrets
Herbert, Don
U.S.A. Popular Mechanics Company 1953 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine second printing in fine unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with small red illustration in lower corner of front board and crisp black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Foreword by Wilbur Beauchamp. Drawings by Robert A. Barker. 264 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Over 150 intriguing science experiments to do at home - from TV's once famous Don Herbert - "Mr. Wizard!" 024020

Price: 25.00 USD
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Out of the Test Tube, Holmes, Harry N.
13 Out of the Test Tube
Holmes, Harry N.
New York Emerson Books 1941 Third edition Hardcover Very Good fair Jacket 
Third Edition (1941), Revised and Expanded, in scarce original dust jacket. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with brown lettering and test tube illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 102 illustrations. 305 pages with index. Striking illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has large piece missing at base of spine, chips at top of spine extending into front panel top corner, closed edge tears, rear flap nearly separated. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author was Professor of Chemistry at Oberlin College and was internationally known, one of the country's most distinguished chemists. Written in plain words to demonstrate the far reaching effects of chemistry on the modern world, this was a highly acclaimed book in its time. 024654

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Make Your Own Working Paper Clock, James Smith Rudolph
14 Make Your Own Working Paper Clock
James Smith Rudolph
New York Harper & Row 1983 0060910666 / 9780060910662 Paperback Fine 
Cut this book into 160 pieces, glue them together, and have your own paper clock that actually works! Clean large paperback (9-1/2" x 12-1/2"). Preface by Isaac Asimov. 40 pages. Clock is operated by weights and keeps perfect time once assembled. Educational and fun for the entire family. 024675

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sky at Night - Your Guide to the Heavens - A complete interactive kit, Kerrod, Robin
15 The Sky at Night - Your Guide to the Heavens - A complete interactive kit
Kerrod, Robin
New Burlington Books 2000 1861552297 / 9781861552297 Paperback Fine 
Complete boxed kit including spiral bound books: Mapping the Skies; The Star Guide; plus a flashlight with red light for reading maps during night-time fieldwork; a planisphere. All parts are present, clean and unworn. Written by renowned astronomy author, Robin Kerrod, a Fellow of Britain's Royal Astronomical Society. A wonderful set of tools for any child or adult interested in learning about the night sky. 024251

Price: 25.00 USD
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Science and Seizures - New Light on Epilepsy and Migraine, Lenno, William G. M.D.
16 Science and Seizures - New Light on Epilepsy and Migraine
Lenno, William G. M.D.
New York Harper & Brothers 1941 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small very neatly printed previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). 258 pages with index. Dust jacket is lightly soiled, has several small shallow edge chips, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024513

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Hunt for Vulcan ...And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe, Levenson, Thomas
17 The Hunt for Vulcan ...And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe
Levenson, Thomas
New York Random House 2015 0812998987 / 9780812998986 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Dark blue boards with crisp white lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. Signed by the author on half-title page, "For Carl, with all best wishes - Tom Levenson." 229 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024609

Price: 40.00 USD
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Lake Effect - Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds, and Recurrent Snows, Monmonier, Mark
18 Lake Effect - Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds, and Recurrent Snows
Monmonier, Mark
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 2012 0815610041 / 9780815610045 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, diagrams, maps. 246 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Blending meteorological history with the history of scientific cartography, Monmonier charts the phenomenon of lake-effect snow and explores the societal impacts of extreme weather. 024440

Price: 30.00 USD
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Parasitic Infections in Man Symposium Held at the New York Academy of Medicine March 15 and 16, 1949, Most, Harry, M.D. (Editor)
19 Parasitic Infections in Man Symposium Held at the New York Academy of Medicine March 15 and 16, 1949
Most, Harry, M.D. (Editor)
New York Columbia University Press 1951 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front flap), a few very small corner chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. New York Academy of Medicine section on Microbiology Symposium Number Four. 017572

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Earth for Sam - The Story of Mountains, Rivers, Dinosaurs and Men, Reed, W. Maxwell
20 The Earth for Sam - The Story of Mountains, Rivers, Dinosaurs and Men
Reed, W. Maxwell
New York Harcourt Brace 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very slight fading to spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean, beautifully decorated endpapers. Neatly printed previous owner inscription dated "Christmas 1930" on half-title page. Illustrated with amazing photographs and line drawings by Karl Moseley. 390 pages with index. Scarce dust jacket with price intact (3.50) has small edge chips, light rubbing, short closed edge tears and a little wrinkling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Many books which have become classics for children were written for some particular child. Maxwell Reed, formerly an instructor of astronomy at Harvard, wrote for nine-year-old Sam Reed this story of the earth from the beginning of life to the beginning of history. Giant dinosaurs and brontosaurs sea beasts and dragons of the air, the sabre-toothed tiger and the little mammal which became the ancestor of the human race move through its pages. 024751

Price: 45.00 USD
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