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London: The Royal Institute of Chemistry, 1945. First Edition. 8vo., 43 pages, 2 folded leaves of plates, tables, graphs; G; light grey cover with black print, light peripheral browning, tears along spine, slight spotting, bumped upper and lower corners, back cover has chipped upper left corner; inside clean, minor spotting on title page; "This Lecture was delivered at a meeting of the Institute held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, W.C.I, on 26th March, 1945"
8vo, 11 pages, illustrated, graphs; G-; silver cover with black print, quarto folded horizontally in center, slight pen and pencil notation on front cover, slight stain near bottom edge, torn spine at top, bottom, and center, small tear at fold on outside edge throughout, slight smudging; back cover has blue library stamp at bottom edge, creasing along top and spine edges; interior has slight smudging and spotting on pp. 3, 8, text clean; "Reprinted from the November 1918 Issue of The Journal of the Engineer's Club of Philadelphia, and affiliated societies."
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. 10mo; pp 264; G/G-; dark beige spine with dark blue text; dust jacket shows moderate age toning to exterior; some small chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; some rubbing wear to corners; slightly splayed boards; text block has modest toning to exterior edges; slight stain to exterior head edge; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; interior clean; illustrated by the author;.
Hiroshima: Hiroshima University, 1980. Small Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; Tan spine with black text; Covers have slight shelf wear such as minor scratches & smudges, otherwise sturdy & intact; Previous owner's name on ffep; Text block has slight foxing on edges of first few pages, otherwise clean; pp 177.
Berlin and Frankfurt: Verlag Franz Vahlen GmbH, 1969. Text in German; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; White spine with blue label and blue text. Hard plastic covers have general shelfwear, rear has ink imprint, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, personal inscription in ink by previous owner on front free end paper, otherwise clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 511.
Cambridge: Woodhead-Faulkner, Ltd., 1981. Ex libris on front paste-down, previous owner's name penned on front paste-down; Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with black text; Light edge wear and age toning on dust jacket, mylar cover; Head and tail of spine lightly pushed in, boards are clean and undamaged; Text block is clean and undamaged; 297pp.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier, 1993. Foreign Printing. small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. sun-paled yellow HC spine with black editor and publisher with black editor, bold dark blue titling aligned centrally and black publisher. some tail end title text obscured by taped on label. EX-LIBRIS markings includes stamp on right fep; ffep has two labels and tipped in sleeve strip. perused interior, corners neatly aligned. textblock interior uinmarked, sheet and edges clean, but stamped once on fore-edge. 910 pp. ISBN# 0444816887.
Kazan, USSR: Tatknigoizdat, 1961. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ: Black spine with gold text: Boards are strong with some mild signs of shelfwear mostly concentrated at tail, head and corners: Ex library: Textblock has stamps stating "NASA MSC TECHNICAL LIBRARY" on head and tail edge, front and back free pages have foxing and large spots whited out, contents page has several other whited out blocks, library stamp, none of these impact readability, pages are free of markings, folds and tears: 374 pp.
Anaheim, California: Industrial and Scientific Conference Management, Inc., 1975. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. thick medium green clothbound HB with gilt stamped titling centered upon spine. enlarged, full titling aligned on front board. small amount of edgewear only. chapters, series of sessions include science papers, each listed by author. no marks or writing, thick ivory edges. touch of edgewear to fore-edge, else interior clear and volume in solid shape. 843 pp.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1931. First English Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; black spine with gold text; cover has edgewear, sunning, rubbing, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, edgewear, name written on front endpaper, a few small stains, otherwise clean; pp 349. SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York and London: Academic Press, 1974. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine is red with gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to corners, rubbing to edges, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, label on front paste-down from previous owner, age-toning, content is clear; pp 366; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
London: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1948. First Edition. 8vo., v, 34 pages, illustrated; VG; black and white photograph on cover, some rubbing, lower corner folded, some wear to edges, slight soiling on back cover; clean interior, slight bend to upper right corner, blue-penciled price on title page; at head of title "Ministry of Education, Science Museum"; on cover "Handbook for an Exhibition at the Science Museum, South Kensington, April-September 1948"
Washington, D.C. National Academy Press, 1983. Large Octavo; pp 1221; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; full title: Fourteenth Symposium Naval on Hydrodynamics: Propeller-Related Problems, Cavitation, Nonlinear Free-Surface Problems, Viscous Fluid Problems; cloth shows light soiling to exterior; slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Wien: Springer-Verlag, 1980. Italian Printing. wide 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. red wraps volume, centered PB spine titling in small ivory capitals. a few nicks to spine surface between lightly abraded head and foot. front panel center has a lengthy crease as does the panel rear. whitish chafing to edges mild, the front cover is a touch thumbed. prior owner bookplate affixed to left fep. clean text interior, neat outer edges. 301 pp. ISBN# 321181602X.
New York: Consultants Bureau, 1965. First English Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; jacket has rubbing, age toning, edgewear, open tear at spine head, small closed tears on back head edge; boards are strong and clean; textblock has stamp and name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 291. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
Waltham: Blaisdell Publishing Company, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with red and grey text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, small closed tears at front head edge; boards are strong and clean; textblock has name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 112. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
Cambridge, MA and London, UK: The M.I.T. Press, 1968. First M.I.T. Press Edition. Octavo; pp 661; Good; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest sunning to exterior; mild wear to corners; text block has light tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's name to title page; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding;.
New York, NY: Springer-Verlag New York Inc., 1986. Second Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. red glossy DJ spine with white titling down spine. mild rubbing and surfacewear to jacket front and rear with a closed cuts to bumped upper left corner and its adjacent edge. salmon clothbound HB with stamped gilt titles with roughened ends and board outer corners. lightly skimmed ivory textblock with no marks or writing. 288 pp. ISBN# 0387912797.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1963. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has small tears at top of spine, edgewear, shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with white and gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has faint vendor stamp on front flyleaf, mild puckering to top half of pages throughout, clean text; xviii, 359 pages.
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1967. Paperback Edition. 8vo. VG - / - no DJ. dark purple wraps spine and softcover has lengthty rippling, ridges and chafing down spinal column, chafing looks like a whitish abrasive border to sides and edges. lightly thumbed. numbered chapter figures throughout the basic ivory text interior. average softcover volume, exterior condition acceptable. unblemished ivory outer edges. 267 pp.
New York: Academic Press, 1962. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with red and black print; Boards in grey cloth with red and black print, light wear to corners and spine caps, library stamp on rear; Text block has library stamp on front endpapers, penciled call number on title page, library stamps and pocket on rear pastedown, clean text; xii, 368 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Metals Park and London: American Society for Metals and The Metals Society, 1979. Quarto; G/no-DJ; beige spine with red text; cloth has slightly rubbed exterior; panels are bowed; light wear at corners; light foxing & scratches on exterior; panels are otherwise intact & sturdy; text block shows light ivory toning, due to age & handling; otherwise pages are clean & intact; tight binding; pp 481.
First Edition. 8vo, paged 42-88, illustrated, tables, graphs; G+; grey cover with black print, bump and creasing to lower right corner throughout, slight pencil notation on front cover, back cover has slight creasing along spine edge and blue library stamp at top edge; interior has blue pencil marks on pp. 43, 82-83 and slight spotting on some pages, otherwise clean with clean text; "Reprinted from Proceedings of The Institute of Radio Engineers, Vol. 17, No. 1, January, 1929."
Harvard University. 8vo, 47 pages, 3 leaves of plates, illustrated, tables, graphs; VG; red cover with black print, front cover has pencil notation at top right with small with small white label, owner stamp at top edge, slight tear at bottom spine staple; back cover has blue library stamp at top edge, slight bump to upper left corner; title page has slight spotting, otherwise clean interior; "Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, April, 1928, Vol. 63, No. 1"; "Publications from the Harvard Engineering School, 1927-28, No. 22."
Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1989. Second Edition. Octavos: VG/no-DJ paperbacks: Navy blue spines with white text: Covers have light general shelfwear, some scuff marks, original price stickers on back bottom corner: Textblocks are clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Second Edition: Volumes I-IV only: Vol I- ISBN 0201122952, 146 pp; Vol II- ISBN 0201122960, 180 pp; Vol III- ISBN 0201122979, 117 pp; Vol IV- 0201122987203 pp.
New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1967. Third Printing. Octavo; VG-/G; Tan spine with brown text; DJ darkened with age, age-worn, with shelfwear and edgewear, chipping at corners and top of spine, light rubbing at tail of spine, open tears at both ends of front cover top of spine, dark liquid stain on front cover, spine darkened with age with liquid stains at both ends of spine - primarily at top of spine, back cover crimped along top edge, smudges on back cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, light wave to page though no obvious sign of water damage to text, previous owner's book stamp on front free-end paper and tail edge, previous owner's book plate affixed to front free-end paper, possible speckling along top edge, definite staining along top edge; pp 390. Sale "As-Is"
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1934. First Edition, Second Impression. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in black cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, some general soiling, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned, interior age toned, light soiling in front and back, penned signature and erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, occasional soiling throughout, small closed tear on fore edge of page 174, light soiling on exterior fore edge; First Edition, Second Impression; xvi, 270pp.
Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; light blue spine with greenish-blue text; cover has age toning, slight creasing along spine, binding is strong; textblock has edgewear, whiteout on title page, otherwise clean; pp 625. SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York / New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, with Modern Industry Magazine, 1949. Octavo; vg/good; dj, orange spine with white and black text; dj, age-toned, with chipping and rubbing; several small open tears; HB, green cloth spine with gold text in black panel; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; former owner's name in ink, ffep; text block, clean; illus.: figures, tables; 451pp.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1974. First edition. Octavo. Fair in good- DJ. Tan spine with brown lettering. Several chips missing tot he dust jacket along the top and bottom of the spine and the top of the front panel. Some rubbing to dust jacket. Book covers bowed outwards from water damage that has stained both covers significantly. Binding slightly loose near the front hinge. Book block edges and text pages generally very good. 393pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1948. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with red band and gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight spotting, wear to outside corners, spine caps and bottom edge; Textblock has spotting on front edge, tanned front endpapers, name in ink on front endpapers, spotting to preliminary pages at top; pamphlet inserted “Answer to Even-Numbered Problems in Alternating-Current Circuit Theory”; xvi, 603 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
David & Charles Reprints, 1972. Reprint. Quartos: VG-/VG-: Light blue spines with black and white text: MISSING SLIPCASE: 5 Volume Set: DJ's have similar general shelfwear, some rubbing, foxing to interior of DJ, original price sticker on front flap, Vol. 5 has creasing along head edge with a 1 inch closed tear along with very small tear on back flap, clean: Boards are strong and clean, general shelfwear, Vols 1 and 2 have light bumping to head and tail of spine and lower corner, Vol. 3 has light bumping at tail of spine, bindings are solid: Textblock interiors all clean and unmarked, exteriors have minor age toning to head edges, Vol 1 has very small spot on fore edge exterior, Vol 4 has mild staining at top of fore edge, Vol 5 has staining along fore edge: Vol 1- ISBN 0715358715, 457 pp; Vol 2- ISBN 0715358677, 411 pp; Vol 3- ISBN 0715358685, 516 pp; Vol 4- ISBN 0715358693, 499 pp; Vol 5- ISBN 0715358707, 411 pp.
New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1947. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Burgundy/black spine with gilt text; Cloth has slight and minor wear on exterior such as lightly sunned spine with some rubbing at edges but otherwise clean with strong, sturdy planks; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with previous owner's name on ffep, but text pages are clean with tight binding; pp 748.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1970. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 502; VG-/G; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor chipping to edges, price clipping to front flap, 2 closed tears to rear tail edge, tail spine edge is adhered to book; cloth has light wear to exterior, slight sunning to exterior; text block shows very light wear to exterior; interior clean;.