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Computer Development (SEAC and DYSEAC) at the National Bureau of Standards Washington, D.C., Circular 551

By: Alexander, S.N., Et al

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Bureau of STandards: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000597


iv + 146 pp Illustrated b&w photos & figures. United STates Department of Commerce. Extremely scarce, fascinating look at two early computers, includes schematic diagrams and photos of various components of the computers. Dark red cloth with gilt is lightly soiled and faded, spine gilt darkened but just legible. Fep has old address stamp. Some toning and age to the paper but overall quite good.; Large 8vo View more info

Self-Organization, Emerging Properties, and Learning

By: Babloyantz, Agnessa

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Plenum Press: 1991

Seller ID: 5655


+ (20) 300 pages, contains illustrations, tables, graphs, photographs, bibliographies, and index, white covers with black lettering and blue design, very minor wear to head, tail and corners, pages clear and unmarked ; Nato ASI Series: Advanced Science Institute Series; Vol. 260; 10 X 6.60 X 0.90 inches; 300 pages View more info

Introduction to P-Adic Numbers and Valuation Theory

By: Bachman, G. (George)

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001946


129 pp + 14 pp Appendix + (1) Bibliography. Printed by the Mathematics Department June 1963. Includes Valuations of Rank One; Complete Fields and the Field of p-adic Numbers; Valuation Rings, Places and Valuations; Normed Linear Spaces and Extensions of Valuations, plus the appendix. Buff paper covers with black cloth tape spine. Covers are chipped at bottom front corner, sticker scar to front cover obscuring the word "theory", back cover sunned at edges and c... View more info

Technical Publications; Their Purpose, Preparation and Production

By: Baker, C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000566


1st edition, 2nd print. 302 pp, index, + xiii. 61 illustrations including 2 magnificent folding plates -- one of a locomotive, one of an airplane. Spine states Wiley publisher, title page has sticker "Distributed in the U.S. by Barnes & Noble) over the publisher. Dark red cloth cover with silver gilt spine has "1955" in grease pencil on fc & spine. Fc lightly damp-faded at fore-edge. Interior clean and nearly new. Folding plates are beautiful.; 8vo - ov... View more info

Quantum Field Theory

By: Brown, Lowell S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 9340


xiv, 542pp + 4 unnumbered pages. Equations, bibliography, index. Book has blue paper softcover with white text on covers and spine. Minor wear and marks on covers and spine, minor wear on corners. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8.99999999082 X 5.99999999388 X 1.2799999986944 inches; 560 pages View more info

The Theory of Equations: With an Introduction to the Theory of Binary Algebraic Forms

By: Burnside, William Snow & Panton, Arthur William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dublin, Hodges, Figgis & Co.: 1886

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 001974


xvi + 448 pp + ads. Index. Scarce copy of the 2nd edition of this classic. Dark green cloth is ruled, gilt Dublic University Press seal to fc, spine gilt bright, all edges rubbed and worn, spine tips fraying and worn, top spine has short tear. Interior front hinge starting, half title has old ownership signature partly erased and light scar to the word "equations". Otherwise, paper is a bit aged, unmarked and clean. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Latin Translation of the Arabic Version of Euclid's Elements Commonly Ascribed to Gerard of Cremona Introduction, edition and critical apparatus

By: Busard, H. L. L.

Price: $575.00

Publisher: Leiden, E. J. Brill: 1984

Seller ID: 6881


Xxviii + 503 pp. Critical apparatus at rear. 2 appendcies at end of introduction. English introduction with Latin text. Numerous diagrams throughout the text. Brown cloth boards with gold gilt lettering. Book is in excellent condition, very clean with no marks. Top and bottom of spine very slightly bumped. Corners slightly inturning. Very usable copy. ; Asfar - Publikaties Van Het Documentatiebureau Islam-Christendom Van De Rijksuniversiteit Te Leiden, Deel 2; X X View more info

The Incorruptible Flesh Bodily Mutation and Mortification in Religion and Folklore

By: Camporesi, Piero; (Author) Croft-Murray, Tania; Elsom, Helen (translators)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 5689


+ (10) 286 pages, contains notes and index, DJ grey and pink with pink, black and white lettering, black and white illustration on front cover, very minor wear to head, tail, edges and corners, book green cloth covers with gold lettering on spine, minor wear to head and tail, pages very lightly browned otherwise clear and unmarked ; Cambridge Studies in Oral and Literate Culture; Vol. 17; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.87 inches; 286 pages View more info

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Determinism and Indeterminism in Modern Physics Historical and Systematic Studies of the Problem of Causality

By: Cassirer, Ernst; Benfey, Theodor, translator.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1956

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 8864


KB6 xxiv, 227 pp. Index, bibliography. Grey paper dust jacket is sunned at the spine and edges, has some chips and small lacks at the extremities, not price clipped. Book itself is dark red cloth with small rubbing at corners and spine tips, first blank has old owner inscript and small dent, paper is creamy throughout but otherwise clean and unmarked. A very respectable copy. A treatise on one of the crucial problems of methodology, it shows the European philospher's ... View more info

Screw Propellers and Marine Propulsion

By: Chase, I. (Isaac) McKim (1837-1903)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000764


x + 230 pp. Index. 31 plates, 17 figs, 2 folding tables (data on screw propellers in the U.S. Navy). c1895, title page says First Edition First Thousand. Contents include: Screws of Various Character; Expanding Pitch; Fractions of Pitch of Screws, Their Configuration, Generatix, etc.; Measuring the Screw; Drawings of Screw Propellers and Their Construction; Steam Lines, etc.,; Marine Propulsion; Jet Propulsion; Thrust, Advance, Slip, Friction; The Supply of Water to a S... View more info

First Symposium Surface Effects on Spacecraft Materials; Held at Palo Alto, California May 12 and 13, 1959, Sponsored By Air Research and Development Command U.S. Air Force and Missiles and Space Division, Lockheed Aircraft Corporation

By: Clauss, Francis J., Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (New York), John Wiley & Sons: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000580


xv + 403 pp. Illus. From the early days of space exploration. Topics include Effect of Surface Thermal-Radiation; Temperature Control of the Explorers and Pioneers; Emissivity of Materials Near Room Temperature; Vanguard Emittance Studies at NRL; Materials Sublimation and Surface Effects in High Vacuum; Surface Phenomena and Friction; Measurements of Extreme Ultraviolet Solar Radiation and Associated Photoelectric Emissions from Solids; Interplanetary Dust Distribution... View more info

Residential Fuel Policy and the Environment

By: Cohen, Alan S.;Fishelson, Gideon;Gardner, John L.

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Ballinger Pub Co: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002238


xv + 173 pp. Appears to be the 1st ed. Illus tables & figs. From the first age of the "energy crisis". Dark green and white dust jacket has a bit of wear at the edges, small stain at top spine. Leatherette. Book itself has a matching small stain at the spine, small mark to first fly, otherwise crisp and clean; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Statistical Methods in Quality Control

By: Cowden, Dudley J.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000602


xxiv + 727pp. Index. Illus charts,figs. Assumed 1st. Comprehensive work on quality control in both processing and lots, using statistical analysis to identify problems and make improvements. Blackcloth with gilt has a "57" in grease pencil on the spine, pencil title and date on top edge, red check mark on one page, otherwise clean and crisp.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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On the four rocks of the New Haven region, East rock, West rock, Pine rock, and Mill rock In illustration of the features of non-volcanic igneous ejections ... a guide to walks and drives about New Haven

By: Dana, James D

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Haven, Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, Printers: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6718


Vi + 120 pp. 7 plates and fold out maps at rear. Scarce first edition w/Dana's copyright stamp on reverse of title page. Blue cloth boards with gold gilt letters. Book is in good condition. Faint wear along edges and some wear on spine. Faint marks on front fly pages and on title page. Otherwise very clean with no other marks. ; X X View more info

Feynman-Kac Formulae Genealogical and Interacting Particle Systems with Applications

By: Del Moral, Pierre

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Springer: 2004

Seller ID: 9338


xviii, 555pp + 3 unnumbered pages. Equations, references, index. Book is yellow and brown with brown and white text on covers and spine. Spine is cocked. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Probability and Its Applications; 9.2125984158 X 6.299212592 X 1.3385826758 inches; 576 pages View more info

De Aeris Transmutationibus

By: Della Porta, Giovan Battista

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Napoli, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane: 2000

Seller ID: 003323


xlii + 273 pps. Indices. Mathematical diagrams throughout book. White heavy paper, some light pencil. Interior in excellent condition, clean with no marks.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall View more info

NASA SP-5033 Technology Survey Plasma Jet Technology

By: Dennis, P.R., Smith. C.R.; Gates, D.W.; Bond, J.B. Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronatics and Spae Administration: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000564


200 pp + vi. Illustrated, presumed 1st edition. From NASA's Technology Utilization Divison. Paper wraps have grease pencil "1965" on spine and fc. Soiling on top edge, interior is vg.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Mechanization of the World Picture Pythagoras to Newton

By: Dijksterhuis, Eduard Jan & C. Dikshoorn

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 9287


x, 537pp + 1 unnumbered page. Diagrams, notes, bibliography, index. Book has black and white paper softcover with black and white text on covers and spine. Covers and spine have minor wear and marks, slight creasing on spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8.40 X 5.40 X 1.10 inches; 548 pages View more info

Die Bearbeitung Des Glases auf Dem Blasetische. Zweite Auflage

By: Djakonow, D. Und Lermantoff, W.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Berlin, R. Friedlander & Sohn: 1911

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 002241


xv + 196 pages. Mit 34 Abbildungen. Ein Handbuch fur Studierende, Welche sich mit Wissenschaft-Lichen Versuchen Beschaftigen. Black cloth spine with white library label. Marbled green boards have some wear at the edges. Back cover has old UPC code taped on. Interior front cover has label from a Moravian library in Brne, and withdrawn label from a U.S. university. Title page has library stamps. Edges have library stamp and the last page has a stamp, as well. Other... View more info

Heat Capacities and Entropies of Organic Compounds in the Condensed Phase, Volume 13, 1984, Supplement No. 1

By: Domalski, Eugene S.;Hearing, Elizabeth D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Amer Chemical Society: 1984

Seller ID: 002235


iii + 286 pp + ads. Hardcover, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data. Buff cloth cover with black is clean with minimal shelf wear. interior clean and unmarked. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info