Sydney: University of Sydney, Science Centenary Committee, 1985. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with yellow print; Boards in illustrated black cloth with yellow print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, wear to hinges and bottom edge, mild shelfwear; Text block clean; 256 pages, illustrated (b&w).
General Science/History of Science (Science & Tech)
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London: Macdonald & Co., 1964. First Edition. Octavo; vg/fair; dj, black text on orange spine with two circular black shapes; dj, chipping and small open tears; protective film cover for dust jacket peeling at head of spine; HB, red cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; ex libris bookplate, glued to front pastedown; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; 108pp.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
New York: Truth Seeker Company, 1950. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with black text. Boards have general shelf wear, bumping on corners, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has previous bookstore's label on front end paper, light foxing on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 400.
London: D. Lane, Steam Printer, circa 1862. Approx. 5.5" x 8.5" VG clay-orange hardcover with blank spine and gilt title on front cover. Significant abrasion with chipping to extremities of lightly stained cloth-covered boards, particularly to spine head, with old archival glue repair to split seams along front and especially rear joints; old hand-penned library sticker across spine. Hinges starting at front endpapers, but repair ensures secure binding. Wesleyan University Library sticker on front pastedown; related stamps and markings throughout. Previous seller's penciled writing on ffep describes rarity of volume. Age-toning; otherwise, clean.
Rome: Edizioni Seat, 1994. Octavo: VG/VG: Brown and green spine with white text, brown spine with no text: Slipcase has general shelfwear, scuff marks, some chipping to corners: DJ is clean with light general shelfwear mainly at head and tail of spine and corners: Boards are strong and clean, light bumping to tails of spines, bindings tight: Textblocks are clean and pages free of markings, folds and tears: Two volumes- Text and Addendum: Text is entirely in ITALIAN: 453 pp.
Turin: Edizioni Seat, 1996. Text in Italian; Large octavo; VG/VG; Tan and red spine with pale yellow text; Dustjacket has some edge wear and light rubbing, one tiny closed tear on left side of front cover on fold between spine and front cover; Boards straight and strong, corners slightly bumped, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 768 pp.
Carnegie Institution of Washington. First Edition. 8vo, paged 268-280, illustrated; VG; grey cover with black print, pencil notation at top right of front cover, pen inscription on front cover beneath title "Gift of Prof. R. Daly-1957", light smudge to upper right of cover edge, slight bump to lower spine corner, back cover has library stamp at top left corner; interior clean but for spot on p. 271, crease on title page and p. 271; "Extracted from Year Book No. 23, 1924, pages 268 to 280."
Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Yellow spine with black text. Boards have general shelfwear, tiny tears to front edge, rubbing to corners, ex-Library call number label on spine, otherwise, clean, binding strong; Textblock has ex-Library stamp on front past-down, bar code sticker on rear free end paper, and call number label with card holder on rear paste-down, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 506.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1972. First Edition. 4to., 89 pp., VG/VG; DJ, spine black with gold and white lettering; minimal wear to DJ, mild age-toning to margins of flaps, price uncut "$12.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine, gray pictorial endpapers; slight cocking to spine, very mild bumping to corners, minimal wear to boards; "First published in 1972" stated to copyright page; interior clean; shelved Review Table.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1974. First English Language Edition. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Bright green spine with silver text; Boards strong, clean with shelfwear and edgewear, light rubbing at both ends of spine, peppered abrasions on back cover; Textblock clean, tear at tail end of gutter between back free endpaper and pastedown, faint stains and dust along top edge; pp 498.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1978. Second printing. Octavo; 380 pp; G+/paperback; ivory spine with orange and gray text; covers have some rubbing to exterior, slight sunning to exterior, minor wear to edges, price sticker to front; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Cambridge, MA and London: The MIT Press, 2010. Octavo; pp 419; VG; black spine with silver text; no jacket; scarce in hardback; cloth shows slight rubbing wear to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; strong boards; text block has only light wear to exterior edges; remainder mark to exterior tail edge; interior clean; illustrated;.
New-York: Robinson, Pratt, 7 Co., 1838. Stereotyped from the fifty-third edition. Octavo; Stereotyped from the fifty-third edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner; Boards in brown leather (covered by owner in clear plastic protector) with wear to corners, edges, hinges, spine caps, mild amount of scuffing, light cracking to spine leather; Text block has name in pencil on front endpapers, spotting to edges, cracked front hinge, foxing throughout, water stain starting about page 165 through to end; "Comstock's Philosophy"-- Spine title; 340 pages, illustrated (“more than two hundred engravings”).
Baltimore and London: John Hopkins University Press, 1996. Reprinted. Oblong Octavo; pp 155; VG-/paperback; black spine with yellow and white text; covers have mild wear to edges; clean exteriors; intact panels; text block shows light wear due to handling; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
London, Warsaw, Cracow, New York: Macmillan/Polish Scientific Publishers, 1972. Small Quarto; G/G; dark red spine with white text; this volume only; dust jacket has some soiling to wear to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Roma: Universitatis Gregorianae, 1947. Serial. Octavo; good+/wraps; tan spine with no text; front panel with black and red text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 127 pp.; rare but occasional pencil marking; sunned; spine, head-edge, split start and break; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN AND WITH SOME CHINESE.
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; pp 282; VG/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows some wear to exterior; slight chipping to edges; shows soiling to rear; price clipped front flap; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior; interior clean.
London: John Murray, 1882. Second Edition, Third Thousand. Octavo, xvi, 300 pages; G+; bound in publisher's green cloth, rebacked with spine preserved; gilt lettering to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to corners, board edges; interior clean; illustrated with 38 woodcuts; This book is ‘the first of the volumes of supporting evidence [for natural selection]’. The first edition (Freeman 800) was published on May 15th 1862 and the second in 1877 (Freeman).; Freeman 801; shelved case 3.
Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1967. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Beige spine with black text; Covers are slightly age toned with minor edge wear, intact without damage; Previous owner's name on ffep;Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling but pages are unmarked with good binding; pp 265.
New York: Science History Publications, 1975. Quarto; VG- Hardcover with no DJ. brown spine, black text; boards strong, minor edge wear, minor soiling on interior; text block has foxing on first and last pages and along exterior edges, penned name on first page, general soiling, small hole on title page; 70pp.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1929. Second Impression July 1930. Octavo; vg/good; dj, green spine with black text; dj, age-toned at the spine; chipping and small open and closed tears; HB, green cloth spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; former owner's name, ffep; text block, clean; toning starts; illus.: tables, figures; 185pp.
Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 1974. First Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. wraps spine appears heavily wrinkled and an olive shade with medium white and black titles. adjacent wraps cover has minor sunning, appears brown and just barely sunned to olive at upper edge. rear panel is text filled with several fine punctures. clear and excellent, neat margins, frequently illustrated or with technical figures.mild bump to rear bottom corner area. 323 pp. ISBN# 0299064042.
Washington: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian, 1974. Proceedings [1967 &1968]. Quarto; vg/wraps; white spine with white text on blue band; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 307 pp.; photos, drawings, tech plans, graphs, tables and figures; wraps, foxing and spot staining; else very good; ---PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST AND SECOND HISTORY SYMPOSIA OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF ASTRONAUTICS AT BELGRADE, YUGOSLAVIA, 26 SEPTEMBER 1967, AND NEW YORK, U.S.A., 16 OCTOBER 1968.
New York: Dover Publications, 1962. First Edition. Large octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; beige and tan spine with black text; cover has sunning, a few small stains; textblock has slight edgewear, age toning, especially on front inside cover and title page, front endpaper missing, all text is clean, binding strong; pp 374. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.