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Photography as a Scientific Implement. A Collective Work

By: A. E. Conrady, H. Moss, Charles R. Davidson, Arthur S. Newman, Charles R. Gibson et al

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glasgow and Bombay, Blackie and Son, Limited: 1924

Seller ID: 039746

Condition: Good


Glasgow and Bombay: Blackie and Son, Limited, 1924. Second printing, 1924. Collected essays on use of photography for scientific applications. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, 549 pages plus publisher's ads. Illustrated with black and white plates. Some rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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The Annual of the British School at Athens No. VII Session 1900-1901

By: A. J. Evans; D. G. Hogarth; W. Boyd Dawkins; A. Wilhelm; British School at Athens

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039721

Condition: Good


London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1900. Original annual volume of this organization devoted to history and archaeology. Brown hardcover with cloth spine, illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Considerable edgewear, some cover soil, good hinges, text block sound but not tight, very minor chips to the upper margins of a few pages, foxed endpapers with a name at the top of the front free endpaper, pages clean and unmarked. Papers in this volume: The Palace of Knossos; Excavations at Zakro, Crete; Skulls from Cave-Burials at Zakro; An Athenian Decree.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to ... View more info

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Great Inventions. Smithsonian Scientific Series Volume XII - Patron's Edition in Full Vellum

By: Abbot, Charles Greeley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc.: 1932

Seller ID: 016689

Condition: Very Good


New York: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc., 1932. Published 1932. Volume XII of this hard-to-find full vellum bound Patron's edition of this popular early twentieth century series of books showcasing the Smithsonian Institution's contribution to American scientific knowledge. Large 8vo, about 9.5 inches tall, full vellum with gilt spine lettering and repeating torch pattern in gilt on the front cover, gilt-lettered dark green circular inset on front cover, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, illustrated with plates in both black and white and in color. Some light edgewear and light cover s... View more info

Image for Observations on Morbid Poisons, Phagedaena, and Cancer. Containing a Comparative View of the Theories of Dr. Swediaur, John Hunter, Messrs. Foot, Moore, and Bell, on the Laws of the Venereal Virus...

Observations on Morbid Poisons, Phagedaena, and Cancer. Containing a Comparative View of the Theories of Dr. Swediaur, John Hunter, Messrs. Foot, Moore, and Bell, on the Laws of the Venereal Virus...

By: Adams, Joseph

Price: $185.00

Publisher: London, J. Johnson: 1795

Seller ID: 036617

Condition: Fair


London: J. Johnson, 1795. Title page dated 1795. Lacks covers but retains original chipped leather spine with secure text block, slightly age-toned but clean pages, no names or other markings. (4), iv, 328 pages. Lacks front endpapers, begins at title page.. Disbound. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Inside the Space Ships

By: Adamski, Geroge

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Abelard-Schuman, Inc.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026403

Condition: Very Good


New York: Abelard-Schuman, Inc., 1955. First edition of this UFO classic, with sixteen photographs and illustrations. Very good copy in chipped dustjacket. Light olive cloth, 256 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, unevenly age-toned endpapers, long gift notation on front free endpaper (To Robin - The first Earth-born Group Worker on a space ship. With love, Louise and Martha). The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has considerable rubbing, especially to the edges, numerous small edge chips and closed tears, but fairly little pape... View more info

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A Management Guide for Northern Hardwoods in New England. Station Paper No. 112, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station

By: Adrian M. Gilbert and Victor S. Jensen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1958

Seller ID: 005227

Condition: Good


Upper Darby, Pennsylvania: U. S. Department of Agriculture, 1958. Illustrated. Published 1858. Includes information about the hardwood species, characteristics, old-growth forests, second-growth forests, more. Printed softcover, 22 pages. Some light cover soil, name on title page, internally clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for Warm-Blooded Vertebrates. Part I: Birds; Part II: Mammals. Smithsonian Scientific Series Volume IX - Patron's Edition in Full Vellum

Warm-Blooded Vertebrates. Part I: Birds; Part II: Mammals. Smithsonian Scientific Series Volume IX - Patron's Edition in Full Vellum

By: Alexander Wetmore; Gerrit S. Miller, Jr.; James W. Gidley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc.: 1931

Seller ID: 016686

Condition: Very Good


New York: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc., 1931. Published 1931. Volume IX of this hard-to-find full vellum bound Patron's edition of this popular early twentieth century series of books showcasing the Smithsonian Institution's contribution to American scientific knowledge. Large 8vo, about 9.5 inches tall, full vellum with gilt spine lettering and repeating torch pattern in gilt on the front cover, gilt-lettered dark green circular inset on front cover, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, illustrated with plates in both black and white and in color. Some light edgewear and light cover so... View more info

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April in the Branches

By: Alsop, Gulielma F. Illustrations By John Shayn

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 027276

Condition: Very Good


New York: E. P. Dutton & Company Inc., 1947. Stated first edition, signed by the author in pencil on the front free endpaper. The journal of a Connecticut gardener who turned a few acres and an abandoned cottage into a floral splendor. light blue cloth, 257 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Light rubbing to the spine ends, some persistent dustiness to the outer edges, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some light shelf soil to the white background of the rear panel, some very minor edge ... View more info

Image for Variable Star Symposium: History, Science, Associations.  Journal of the American Association of Variable Star Obervers, Vol. 15, No. 2

Variable Star Symposium: History, Science, Associations. Journal of the American Association of Variable Star Obervers, Vol. 15, No. 2

By: American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO): 1986

Seller ID: 024989

Condition: Very Good


Cambridge, MA: American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO), 1986. Special issue of this journal devoted to the Variable Star Symposium, 75th Anniversary and Dedication of the AAVSO Headquarters. Includes program notes and a selection of scholarly papers. Softcover, 354 pages. Light edgewear, minor scuffing to lower edge, contents about fine condition with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Useful Remedies : An Epitome of the Properties and Uses of the Articles Included in the List of Important Medicaments Selected By the Council ... Compiled By the Committee on Useful Remedies of the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry

By: American Medical Association

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Medical Association: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004125

Condition: Good


Chicago: American Medical Association, 1913. First edition [1913]. Externally worn but sound. A ready reference for the medical practitioner, a suggestion for materia medica instruction in medical schools, and a basis for the examination in therapeutics by state medical examining and licensing boards. Alphabetically arranged. Blue cloth over flexible covers, gilt spine lettering, 129 pages plus advertisements on the final page and inner front cover. Some external wear and soil, including a black mark near the top of the front cover, names on the front free endpapers, internally clean with... View more info

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The Medical Clinics of North America, May 1918. Vol. 1, No. 6 - Southern Number. Including Index to Volumes

By: American Medical Association

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, W.B. Saunders Company: 1918

Seller ID: 017458

Condition: Good


Philadelphia and London: W.B. Saunders Company, 1918. Published 1918. Volume 1, Southern Number, Number 6 . Illustrated in black and white. Grey cloth with blindstamped borders, gilt spine lettering, 220 pages, plus fourteen pages of publisher's advertisements. The book is in good condition with some edgewear including rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. Contents include: Nephropathies; Typhoid Fever Complicated with Purulent Cerebrospinal Typhoidal Meningitis and No Intestinal Lesions; Forlanini and Cure of Pulmonary Tube... View more info

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The Medical Clinics of North America, March 1919. Vol. 2, No. 5 - Boston Number

By: American Medical Association

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, W.B. Saunders Company: 1919

Seller ID: 017457

Condition: Good


Philadelphia and London: W.B. Saunders Company, 1919. Published 1919. Volume 2, Boston Number, Number 5. Illustrated in black and white. Grey cloth with blindstamped borders, gilt spine lettering, 325 pages, plus fourteen pages of publisher's advertisments. The book is in good condition with some edgewear includng rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. Contents include: Cutaneous Pigmentation; Infantile Scurvy; Some Common Errors in Diagnosis and Treatment; Diet and Child Growth with Special Reference to the Teeth; Nephritis ... View more info

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The Medical Clinics of North America, November, 1918. Vol. 2, No. 3 - Philadelphia Number

By: American Medical Association

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, W.B. Saunders Company: 1918

Seller ID: 017464

Condition: Good


Philadelphia and London: W.B. Saunders Company, 1918. Published 1918. Volume 2, Philadelphia Number, Number 3. Illustrated in black and white. Grey cloth with blindstamped borders, gilt spine lettering, 285 pages, plus fourteen pages of publisher's advertisements. The book is in good condition with some edgewear including rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinge, clean pages with no names or other markings. Contents include: Influenza Epidemics of 1889 and 1918; Influenza in Children; Sciatica; Chylothorax; Tuberculosis and Pregnancy; Biliary Affectations; Colon Disease in ... View more info

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The Medical Clinics of North America, May 1919: Vol. 2, No. 6 - Baltimore Number. Including Index to Volumes.

By: American Medical Association

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, W.B. Saunders Company: 1919

Seller ID: 017454

Condition: Good


Philadelphia and London: W.B. Saunders Company, 1919. Published 1919. Volume 2, Baltimore Number, Number 6. Illustrated in black and white. Grey cloth with blindstamped borders, gilt spine lettering, 300 pages, plus fifteen pages of publisher's advertisements. The book is in good condition with some edgewear including rubbed corners and spine ends, foxed endpapers, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. Contents: Funicular Myelitis; Achylia Gastrica; Epidemic Influenza in Children; Pulmonary Tuberculosis; Diseases of the Ductless Glands; Roentgenologic Si... View more info

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The Medical Clinics of North America, September 1917. Vol. I, No. 2 - Philadelphia Number

By: American Medical Association

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, W.B. Saunders Company: 1917

Seller ID: 017462

Condition: Good


Philadelphia and London: W.B. Saunders Company, 1917. Published 1917. Volume 1, Philadelphia Number, Number 2. Illustrated in black and white. Grey cloth with blindstamped borders, gilt lettering, 271 pages, plus ten pages of publisher's advertisments.The book is in good condition with some edgewear including lightly rubbed corners and spine ends, foxed endpapers, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. Contents include: Caridiac Disease and Digitalis; Diagnostic Value of Examinations of Cerebrospinal Fluid; A Case of Auricular Fibrillation of Long Duration... View more info

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The History of American Epidemiology

By: American Public Health Association

Price: $45.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri USA, The C. V. Mosby Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013263

Condition: Good


St. Louis, Missouri USA: The C. V. Mosby Company, 1952. First edition, 1952. Khaki cloth, 190 pages. The book is in good condition with foxing to the edges and light all-around finger soil, sound text block, good hinges, some light foxing to the title and endpapers, name on front pastedown, but otherwise clean pages with no other markings. Contents include: The Colonial Era, Great Epidemics (1800 to 1875), The Bacteriological Era (1876 to 1920), Twentieth Century (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow). . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Siegfied's Curse: The German Journey from Nietzsche to Hesse

By: Andrews, Wayne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023029

Condition: Very Good


New York: Atheneum, 1972. First edition. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, red endpapers, black and white frontis portrait of Nietzsche as painted by Munch, yellow tinted top edge, 370 pages with index, includes dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with minimal edgewear, needle thin fade lines at extreme 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, with only the spine head and front top right corner slightly rubbed.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Go... View more info

At Home in the Woods: Living the Life of Thoreau Today

By: Angier, Vena and Bradford

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Sheridan House: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024977

Condition: Very Good


New York: Sheridan House, 1951. First edition of this hard-to-find book about two city dwellers who ventured into the wilderness on the banks of the Peace River, British Columbia, to find out whether Thoreau's pursuits of simple living were achievable in the 1950s. Very good copy in chipped dustjacket. Blue cloth, 255 pages, illustrated dustjacket with original 3.50 price. Light rubbing to the corners and additional rubbing and tiny splits to the spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has a large chip th... View more info

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A Victorian Naturalist: Beatrix Potter's Drawings from the Armitt Collection

By: Anne Stevenson Hobbs; Beatrix Potter; Eileen Jay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: England, F. Warne & Co.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039984

ISBN: 0723239908

Condition: Very Good


England: F. Warne & Co., 1992. First edition, first printing, 1992. Color illustrated throughout. Brown hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in about fine condition with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [40.00] and is also near fine with a tiny transparent spot to the upper right corner of the front panel, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men. Second Series

By: Arago, Francois

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Fields: 1859

Seller ID: 017714

Condition: Fair


Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1859. Published 1859. Includes some small diagrams. Brown cloth with gilt spine lettering and other decoration in blind, 486 pages plus nine pages of publisher's ads. Front cover and spine very good but rear cover badly dampstained, with dampstains affecting only the endpapers and last few pages of the publisher's ads, text of book not affected. Good hinges, sound text block, age-toned but clean pages with very little foxing. Translated by W. H. Smyth; Baden Powell; Robert Grant. Biographies of Carnot, Malus, Frenel, Thomas Young and James Watt along with discus... View more info