Category: Science, Medicine & Nature

Sort

Showing 61-80 of 761

Image for Smithsonian Report 1872

Smithsonian Report 1872

By: Board of Regents of Smithsonian Institution

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution: 1873

Seller ID: 017391

Condition: Very Good


Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1873. Published 1973. Carnation linen cloth, gilt spine lettering, 456 pages with extensive index. The book is in very good condition with conspicuous edgewear including rubbed corners and spine ends, faded and slightly scruffed overall surface, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. This report begins with interpretation of the Will of Smithson, who bequeathed the institution to the United States, and follows with a set of articles as varied as the Principles of Crystallography to Ancient Aboriginal Trade in Nort... View more info

Image for Vertical Gardening: Climbing Plants, Hanging Plants, Trellises, Wall Plantings, Terraces, Steep Banks, Window Boxes

Vertical Gardening: Climbing Plants, Hanging Plants, Trellises, Wall Plantings, Terraces, Steep Banks, Window Boxes

By: Boisset, Caroline

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grove Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017079

ISBN: 1555842526

Condition: Very Good


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Grove Press, 1988. First edition, first printing, 1988. Generously illustrated throughout in color. Forest green cloth with gilt spine lettering, 143 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with some edgewear including lightly rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Galileo's Commandment: 2,500 Years of Great Science Writing

By: Bolles, Edmund Blair (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., W H Freeman & Co: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 020514

ISBN: 0716736934

Condition: Very Good


New York, New York, U.S.A.: W H Freeman & Co, 1999. First softcover edition 1999, a thick book of 485 pages. Minimal shelf rubbing, otherwise about new condition with no names or other markings. Collection of important scientific writings by Asimov, Mach, Piaget, Gould, Chomsky, Bacon, Galileo, da Vinci, Darwin, Pavlov, Newton, Curie, Sagan, Smoot, Kepler, Huxley, Russell, Heisenberg, Feynman, Einstein, Carson, many more. . First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Image for Seals and Sea Lions of the World

Seals and Sea Lions of the World

By: Bonner, Nigel W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Facts on File Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028773

ISBN: 0816029555

Condition: Fine


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Facts on File Publications, 1994. First edition, first printing. Hardcover in color illustrated dustjacket. Fine condition, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Philosophical and Critical Inquiries Concerning Christianity

Philosophical and Critical Inquiries Concerning Christianity

By: Bonnet, M. Charles. Translated By John Lewis Boissier

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. W. Woodward: 1803

Seller ID: 003802

Condition: Poor


Philadelphia: W. W. Woodward, 1803. Published 1803. A philosophical view of Christianity by a Swiss gentleman who was a metaphysician, philosopher and explorer of nature, but not a cleric. Full calf with red spine label, 304 pages. Front cover and free endpapers absent, frontis has some edge chipping and a long closed tear near the inner margin which does not affect the printed area, occasional light foxing, a bit heavier at the beginning and end of the book. Text block sound with no loosened pages, pages clean with no names or other markings. Reading copy, or binding copy.. Hard Cover. P... View more info

Image for Complete Boating Guide to the Connecticut River

Complete Boating Guide to the Connecticut River

By: Borton, Mark C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Easthampton, MA, Countryman Press for The Connecticut River Watershed Council: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029260

ISBN: 0961637102

Condition: Very Good


Easthampton, MA: Countryman Press for The Connecticut River Watershed Council, 1986. Stated first printing, 1986. Softcover, fully illustrated. Light edgewear, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Image for Description and Sampling of Contaminated Soils: A Field Guide

Description and Sampling of Contaminated Soils: A Field Guide

By: Boulding, J. Russell

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Chelsea, Michigan, U.S.A., Lewis Pub: 1994

Seller ID: 030585

ISBN: 1566700507

Condition: Very Good


Chelsea, Michigan, U.S.A.: Lewis Pub, 1994. Second revised edition [1994]. Glazed pictorial hardcover, no dustjacket as issued. Very good conditoin with some very minor shelfwear and a bit of light shelf soil to the white background, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for My Garden in Autumn and Winter

My Garden in Autumn and Winter

By: Bowles, E. A.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Dodge Publishing Company: 1915

Seller ID: 029099

Condition: Fair


New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 1915. Undated [1915]. Part of the "My Garden" series. Attractively bound but internally foxed. Illustrated throughout with plates of flowers, trees and landscape settings, in both color and in black and white. Light green cloth with color illustration mounted on the front cover, lettering and additional decoration in gilt, white and green, top edge gilt, 272 pages. Covers lightly rubbed at the edges with some subtle darkening to the spine, good hinges, sound text block, light to moderate foxing to text pages throughout, with most near the beginn... View more info

Image for Curiosities for the Ingenious: Selected from the Most Authentic Treasures of Nature, Science and Art, Biography, History and General Literature

Curiosities for the Ingenious: Selected from the Most Authentic Treasures of Nature, Science and Art, Biography, History and General Literature

By: Boys, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Boys: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035253

Condition: Fair


London: Thomas Boys, 1821. First edition, 1821. Covers a wide variety of topics, meant to amuse as much as educate. Illustrated with 12 plates on 11 pages (11 & 12 share one page), this copy lacks plate 7. Three quarter brown leather over marbled boards, black spine label, 192 pages. Covers rubbed with the joints split, covers held in place by old linen tape internally covering the hinges, text block otherwise sound but not tight, pages age-toned but clean with occasional foxing, gift notation from 1841 on front free endpaper, armorial bookplate of William Farran Esq. on front pastedown.. Firs... View more info

Image for Machine Design

Machine Design

By: Bradford, Louis J. and Paul B. Eaton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021029

Condition: Very Good


New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1926. First edition, 1926. Includes multiple equations, clear diagrams and a handful of black and white machine illustrations. Chocolate brown cloth with blindstamped publisher's emblem on the cover, gilt spine lettering and decoration, 249 pages with index. The book is in very good condition with lightly rubbed spine ends and corners, sound text block, good hinges, name and address atop left corner of front pastedown, otherwise clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First... View more info

Image for Observations on Albumen, and some Other Animal Fluids; with Remarks on Their Analysis By Electro-Chemical Decomposition

Observations on Albumen, and some Other Animal Fluids; with Remarks on Their Analysis By Electro-Chemical Decomposition

By: Brande, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: 1809

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000614

Condition: Very Good


London: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1809. First edition. Article extracted from the annual proceedings of the Royal Society, not a reprint, and printed on paper with uncut edges. Includes a section on mucus and the composition of liquid albumen, and observations on other animal fluids includiing albumen, including saliva, mucus of the oyster, mucus of the trachea, bile, milk, and amniotic fluid. Includes pages 373-384. Nice, clean copy free from any chips or tears other than some minor such wear to the outer edges, a clean and mostly unopened copy.. First Edi... View more info

Image for Birthplaces of European Science

Birthplaces of European Science

By: Brasch, N. E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, United Technologies Corporation: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038020

Condition: Fine


Hartford, CT: United Technologies Corporation, 1981. First edition, 1981. Fine in fine slipcase.Illustrated in both color and in black and white. Tan cloth with color illustration mounted on the front, 104 pages, tan cloth slipcase. Book and slipcase both look and feel new with no names or other markings. An exploration of the environments that produced the great scientists of Europe - Leonardo Da Vinci, Johann Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Christiaan Huygens, Sir Isaac Newton, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Alessandro Volta, Andre-Marie Ampere, Michael Faraday, Claude Bernard, Cahres Darwin, Louis ... View more info

The American Kitchen-Gardener, Containing Complete Practical Directions for the Cultivation of Culinary Vegetables and Herbs, Together with Instruction for Forcing or Forwarding Vegetables Out of the Ordinary Season

By: Bridgeman, Thomas

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, William Wood & Co.: 1867

Seller ID: 016645

Condition: Good


New York: William Wood & Co., 1867. Published 1867. Hard to find guide for growing herbs and vegetables for home consumption, illustrated with engravings. Brown cloth with gilt spine lettering, 152 pages, advertisement for vegetable and flower seeds (Henry R. Dreer Co.) mounted to front pastedown. Covers heavily rubbed and spotted, corners and spine ends lightly frayed, internally better with good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name and town written boldly on the preliminary blank, no other markings. Externally fair, internally very good.. Half-Leather. Good/No. 12mo - over 6... View more info

Image for Waveforms

Waveforms

By: Britton Chance, Vernon Hughes, Edward F. MacNichol, David Sayre, Frederic S. Williams

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1965

Seller ID: 025383

Condition: Very Good


New York: Dover Publications, 1965. Softcover reprint dated 1965 from the original 1949 edition. Sturdy softcover, 785 pages plus publisher's catalogue bound in at rear. Very light shelfwear, binding firm, pages very clean and free from names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for Elements of Meteorology, with Questions and Examination Designed for Schools and Academies

Elements of Meteorology, with Questions and Examination Designed for Schools and Academies

By: Brocklesby, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Pratt, Oakley & Company: 1859

Seller ID: 028598

Condition: Fair


New York: Pratt, Oakley & Company, 1859. Tenth edition, revised and enlarged (1859). Heavily worn copy. Instruction in nineteenth century meteorology, including such eye-opening phenomena as ball lightning and electric fog. Illustrated with engravings. Brown cloth, 268 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers worn, spotted and frayed at the extremities binding sound, pages foxed and dampstained but fully legible throughout, chips to front free endpaper and lower corner of title page, name and 1862 date on front free endpaper. Reading copy.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tal... View more info

Image for Fusion: Science, Politics and the Invention of a New Energy Source

Fusion: Science, Politics and the Invention of a New Energy Source

By: Bromberg, Joan Lisa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003824

ISBN: 0262021803

Condition: Very Good


Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1982. First edition [1982] of this history of the American magnetic fusion program from its inception in 1951 under the auspices of the Atomic Energy Commission through its reformulation in 1978 under the Department of Energy. Includes the possibilities and limitations set by science and by politics. Illustrated with diagrams in black and white. Red cloth lettered in white, 344 pages, printed dustjacket. The book looks and feels new, with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some very light shelf soil, tiny edge chips/closed t... View more info

Image for The Motivation of Behavior

The Motivation of Behavior

By: Brown, Judson Seise

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Toronto and London, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017376

Condition: Very Good


New York, Toronto and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1961. First edition, 1961. McGraw-Hill Series in Psychology. Red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, 404 pages including name and subject indices, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with some edgewear including lightly rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket ... View more info

Image for The Great Lobster Chase: The Real Story of Maine Lobsters and the Men Who Catch Them

The Great Lobster Chase: The Real Story of Maine Lobsters and the Men Who Catch Them

By: Brown, Mike

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Camden, Maine, International Marine Publishing Company: 1986

Seller ID: 009002

ISBN: 0877421749

Condition: Very Good


Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing Company, 1986. Second printing, 1986. Detailed description of the lobster industry of coastal Maine, from the lobstermen, gear and boats to the buyers, scientists, government and eating. Orange boards, map endpapers, 202 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book looks and feels nearly new, with just a touch of very light shelfwear to the lower edge, internally fine with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is in similar near new condition. Very clean copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tal... View more info

Image for The American Muck Book; Treating of the Nature, Properties, Sources, History, and Operations of All the Principal Fertilisers and Manures in Common Use...

The American Muck Book; Treating of the Nature, Properties, Sources, History, and Operations of All the Principal Fertilisers and Manures in Common Use...

By: Browne, D. J.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, C. M. Saxton: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037283

Condition: Fair


New York: C. M. Saxton, 1851. First edition, 1851. Comprehensive book on use of manures for use as agricultural fertilizers, illustrated with engravings. Dark brown cloth lettered in gilt, 429 pages plus two pages of publisher's ads. Covers rubbed and spotted with a surface tear to the top half of the front joint, a couple of other very minor chips, sound binding, uniformly foxed but readily legible pages, very minor old transparent stain to the inner margin of the title page, a few other very minor spots to the last few pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo ... View more info

Image for Wild Tulips

Wild Tulips

By: Bruno, Beth

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A., Elizabeth Bruno: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 026181

ISBN: 0970843003

Condition: Fine


Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Elizabeth Bruno, 2001. First edition, with a personalized inscription signed by the author on the title page. Softcover, 169 pages. Looks and feels new and unread, no other names or markings.. Inscribed by the Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info