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Descartes' Secret Notebook: A True Tale of Mathematics, Mystsicism, and the Quest to understand the Universe, Aczel, Amir D.
1 Descartes' Secret Notebook: A True Tale of Mathematics, Mystsicism, and the Quest to understand the Universe
Aczel, Amir D.
New York Broadway Books 2005 0-7679-2033-3 / 9780767920339 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean beige marbled boards with clean brown cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 273 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Philosophy. 014888

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2 The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science
Anderson, Clifford N.
New York Exposition Press 1968 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History. 011388

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Chemistry:  Developed By Facts and principles Drawn Chiefly from the Non-Metals, Appleton, John Howard
3 Chemistry: Developed By Facts and principles Drawn Chiefly from the Non-Metals
Appleton, John Howard
Providence Providence Lithograph Company 1884 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean olive green cloth boards with blind-stamped border decoration, stamped gilt lettering on cover and spine. Very light hint of surface wear to corners, no wear-through or fraying. Lettering is bright and unchipped. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color plates, black & white plates, and many drawings. 225 pgs. A clean and solid collectible book on chemistry. 6-1/4" x 8". Chemistry. 012272

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Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future, Asimov, Isaac
4 Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future
Asimov, Isaac
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1981 0-395-31545-X / 9780395315453 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 201 pgs. Clean silver dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Essays on the future in space, science, aging, the environment, sexuality and more by the great Isaac Asimov. 8vo. Science. 014800

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5 Extraterrestrial Civilizations
Asimov, Isaac
New York Crown Publishers 1979 0-517-53075-9 / 9780517530757 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing. Very clean blue boards with clean yellow cloth spine, dark blue stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, very faint dust speckling to edges. 282 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Asimov analyzes the universe, life, and intelligence, basing his conclusions on the most recently available scientific findings. 8vo. Space Exploration. 016013

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The Earth and Its Atmosphere, Bates, D. R.
6 The Earth and Its Atmosphere
Bates, D. R.
New York Basic Books, Inc. 1957 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 324 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings & charts. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small closed edge tears, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fifteen distinguished scientists, representing the main branches of geophysics, present a readable background for understanding the International Geophysical Year. 8vo. Science. 012416

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7 Out There
Blum, Howard
New York Simon & Schuster 1990 0-671-66260-0 / 9780671662608 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with ivory cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 300 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Paranormal. 008351

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The Pattern of Expectation: 1644-2001, Clarke, I. F.
8 The Pattern of Expectation: 1644-2001
Clarke, I. F.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Basic Books, Inc. 1979 0-465-05457-9 / 9780465054572 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with green title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 344 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book which explores the expectations for the future of science and technology, through literature and science fiction. 8vo. Science. 015512

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Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II, Conant, Jennet
9 Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II
Conant, Jennet
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0-684-87287-0 / 9780684872872 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean beige boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 330 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. As new, enclosed in new (removable) archival quality mylar cover. The story of nuclear physicists at work in a deluxe private laboratory hidden away in a massive stone castle and the role they played in World War II. 8vo. Military History. 014025

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10 Your Life in the Atom World
Craige, Captain John Houston
Stamford, CT Stamford House (A Pony Book) 1946 1st Thus Paperback Very Good 
160 pgs. VG Clean paperback (a little light rubbing to cover). Light wear at spine bottom & edges. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Pages are clean, but there is some underlining of text.Atomic Age. 003769

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Fantastic Tales, Strange Animals, Riddles, Jests, and Prophecies of Leonardo Da Vinci, da Vinci, Leonardo (Emery Kelen, editor)
11 Fantastic Tales, Strange Animals, Riddles, Jests, and Prophecies of Leonardo Da Vinci
da Vinci, Leonardo (Emery Kelen, editor)
New York, Camden Thomas Nelson 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean tan clothboards with red lettering on front and spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. 143 pgs. with illustrations by Da Vinci throughout. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, with one very short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Biography. 014174

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12 Elements of Algebra: Including Sturms' Theorem
Davies, Charles (translated from the French of M. Bourdon)
New York A. S. Barnes & Co. 1849 Leather Very Good 
Clean brown leather boards with black title box, gilt lettering on spine. Light corner & edgewear, no cracking to leather. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Previous owner name in light pencil on fly leaf, pencil computations on rear endpapers. 368 pgs. 8vo. Antiquarian. 007223

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13 In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought
Degler, Carl N.
New York/Oxford Oxford University Press 1991 0-19-506380-5 / 9780195063806 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 400 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Social Science. 008535

Price: 12.00 USD
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14 Gas Analysis
Dennis, L. M. And M. L. Nichols
New York MacMillan 1929 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light wear to one corner, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. P/O name inside front cover. 499 pgs. with index. Illustrated with charts and drawings. 8vo. Chemistry. 005017

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15 Earthmind: Tuning in to Gaia Theory with New Age methods for Saving Our Planet
Devereux, Paul & John Steele, David Kubrin
New York Harper & Row 1989 0-06-015977-4 / 9780060159771 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 235 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with hint of wear to lower spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gaia is one of the most startling scientific theories to emerge in recent years. Simply put, it says that the single largest living organism on earth is Earth itself. It is an idea that continues to gain support and recognition, as well as sparking heated debate, within the scientific community. 8 vo.. Ecology. 011134

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16 Coming of Age in the Milky Way
Ferris, Timothy
New York William Morrow & Co. 1988 0-688-05889-2 / 9780688058890 First Edition, Third Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, no remainder marks. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or writing inside. Decorated endpapers. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, has small (under 1") closed tear at bottom rear edge, tiny closed tear at flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cosmology. 006370

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17 The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
Flannery, Tim
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2005 0-87113-935-9 / 9780871139351 First Edition, Third Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition. Very clean green cloth boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 357 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A magnificent book by world renowned scientist Tim Flannery, clearly explaining the realities of climate change and what we can do to halt global warming. 011293

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18 The Heat is On: The High Stakes Battle Over Earth's Threatened Climate
Gelbspan, Ross
Reading, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. 1997 0-201-13295-8 / 9780201132953 First Edition, First Printing hard cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean golden brown boards with brown cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Pulitzer prize winning journalist Ross Gelbspan exposes the deliberate campaign by oil and coal interests, teamed with conservative politicians, to confuse the public about global warming and the disruptive weather patterns that mark its initial stages. 8vo. Climate Change. 011250

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19 On The Nature of Things: The Scientific Photography of Fritz Goro
Goro, Fritz
New York, New York, U.S.A. Aperture 1993 0-89381-542-X / 9780893815424 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Photographically illustrated endpapers. Errata slip laid in. 132 pgs. of stunning full color photographs. Introduction by Stephen Jay Gould, commentary by Nobel Prize-winning scientists. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Photography. 010359

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20 An Urchin in the Storm: Essays About Books and Ideas
Gould, Stephen Jay
New York/London W. W. Norton 1987 0-393-02492-X / 9780393024920 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with maroon cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 255 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of essays on great ideas of biology, diversity of life and the glory of nature. 8vo. Science. 009320

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