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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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

Utilization of Municipal Wastewater Sludge

By: Anderson, R.L.,Burd,R.S., Hart, S.A.; Wiley, J.S., et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Water Pollution Control Federation: 1972

Seller ID: 9998

ISBN: 0943244269

Condition: Good


Vi, 47 pp. References. Illustrated with tables and b/w photos. Bright orange paper covers with staples at spine, some minor wear, interior clean and unmarked. Good copy. ; WPCF Manual of Practice ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages View more info

Self-Organization, Emerging Properties, and Learning

By: Babloyantz, Agnessa

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Plenum Press: 1991

Seller ID: 5655

ISBN: 0306439301

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


+ (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

Condition: Good


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 chipped at for-edge. Interior paper bit aged and some marks to the title page, otherwise clean and unmarked. Very scarce 1st... 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

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 9004075968

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0521320038

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


+ (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

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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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 Screw; The Position of the Screw; Causes of Vibration; Forms and Dimensions of Screw Propellers; Material Best Suited for Prop... 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

Condition: Good


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

De Aeris Transmutationibus

By: Della Porta, Giovan Battista

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Napoli, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane: 2000

Seller ID: 003323

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0691023964

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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. Otherwise clean and unmarked, binding is strong. Very scarce work on glass blowing! In German.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" ... 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

ISBN: 0883184478

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

Opera Omnia, Iussu Et Auctoritate Pacifici M. Perantoni. Studio Et Cura Commissionis Scotisticae Ad Fidem Codicum Edita. Vol. II Ordinatio, Liber Primus, Distinctio Prima et Secunda

By: Duns Scotus; Ioannis Duns Scotus

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Vatican City, Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis: 1950

Seller ID: 9293

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xiii, 465 pp; Vol. II. Contains the Ordinatio, Liber Primus, Distinctio Prima et Secunda. Large quarto, in light brown cloth with leather spine. Leather is dry and speckled, spine gilt still legible, leather is cracking at the joints and leather is lifting. Cloth is clean with minor wear, some corners bumped. Interior has wood-grained end papers, some minor ownership marks and institutional stamps, but otherwise clean and sturdy. . "John Duns Scotus (1265/66-1308) was one of the most important and influential philosopher-theologians of the High Middle Ages. His brilliantly complex and n... View more info

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The Historical Roots of Modern Physics. Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" Proc. of the International School of Physics : course 57,

By: Elkana, Yehudi

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Hebrew University of Jerusalem: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004722

Condition: Good


1st Thus. 197-265 leaves. OCLC 769741471. Pale blue card covers with a window in the front for the title with two large staples. Window is a bit crumpled with some short tears at the corners, spine little sunned, interior clean and unmarked. Scarce copy.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

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Orthomorphism Graphs of Groups. Lecture Notes in Mathematics 1535

By: Evans, Anthony B.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Berlin, et al, Springer-Verlag: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005044

ISBN: 3540563512

Condition: Good


viii + 114 pp + ads. References, index. Bright yellow and navy blue paper covers are a little worn, but respectable and whole, interior thumbed but clean. Good usable copy.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Plain Discourses on the Laws or Properties of Matter: Containing the Elements or Principles of Modern Chemistry; with More Particular Details of Those Practical Parts of the Science Most Interesting to Mankind, and Connected with Domestic Affairs...

By: Ewell, Thomas

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Brisban & Brannan: 1806

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003007

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


469 pp + ads. Addressed to Thomas Jefferson. Part of "Discourses Economical & Philosophical Detailing The Properties of Matter". With two full-page plates showing various scientific devices. Original leather boards are quite scuffed and worn, both boards detached along with blanks. Spine is worn at the tips, label is off (inserted at title page). Interior front end paper has old Young Men's Library plate. Title page has a number of contemporary ink owner marks, along with the spine label which has caused some dark foxing General foxing throughout, some leaves were pressed in... View more info

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Universities and Science in the Early Modern Period

By: Feingold, Mordechai & Victor Navarro-Brotons (Eds. )

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Dordrecht, Springer: 2006

Seller ID: 6359

ISBN: 1402039743

Condition: Good


Viii + 309 pp. Edited volume with 18 articles by different contributors. English text. Green hardcover with white lettering. Book is in good condition, with minimal wear. Interior is very clean with no marks. ; Archimedes, New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology; 9.50 X 6.50 X 0.90 inches View more info

Zur Kinematik Des Listingschen Gesetzes. Des XXXI Bandes. Der Abhandlungen Der Mathematisch-Physischen Klasse. Der Konigl Sachsischen Gesellschaft Der Wissenschaften. No. 1

By: Fischer, Otto

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Leipzig, B.G. Teubner: 1909

Seller ID: 002252

Condition: Good


80 pages + 2 tables. Mit 2 Tafeln und 32 Figuren im Text. Auf Deutsch. Very scarce, Fischer's work on the kinetics involved in Listing's Plane. Original paper covers are chipped at the edges with loss at the top corner. Paper spine covers chipped at top and bottom, spine title clear. Interior pages are uncut, clean, some bending at top and bottom corners. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info