Milano: Nicola De Toma, 1974. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 318pp; Very good minus hardcover of fabricoid boards in chipped and torn justjacket; together housed in soiled and torn shipping cardboard; contents very good/good throughout; profusely illustrated in black and white. [Spine; black letters on yellowed white spine]. [Note: A.S. Con Bedini].
General Science/History of Science (Science & Tech)
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends, edgewear, mild creasing, smudging, vendor label on front flap; Boards in black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for slight spotting to fore edge; xxiii, 592 pages, illustrated (including b&w plates).
Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 1973. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Green spine with white text; Covers have minor shelf wear such as lightly rubbed edges & corners and lightly sunned spine; Text block show slight shelf wear along exterior edges due to handling, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding.
Madison, WI and London: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1980. First printing. Octavo; 259 pp; VG/G; black/brown spine with white text; dust jacket has light staining to rear fore edge, closed tear to front head edge, light wear to exterior; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block shows slight wear to edges, intact pages; interior clean;.
Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago Press, 1955. Fourth Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. lightly fading red cloth HB, gilt-stamped, mildly aged titling appears tarnished and difficult to discern. ends and corners above average and neat. solid red panels, thin but protected. two clothbound volumes the ten numbers of Volume I of the International Encyclopedia of Unified Science. contents include p. 343 - 760 pp. neat interior and outer edges: both basically clear.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1955. Octavo; pp 760; G/G-; ivory spines with black, red and blue text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, part 1; vol. 2, part 2; dust jackets show moderate rubbing to exterior; sunned spines; some minor chips to corners; rubbing to exteriors; cloths have light shelf wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show light toning to exterior edges; interiors clean.
New York and London: Hafner Publishing Company, Inc., 1968. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; pp 457; G/Fair; black spine with beige text; reprint of 1949 edition; dust jacket shows chips to edges; lightly sunned spine; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; some rubbing to edges; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated;.
Milano: Longanesi & C., 2000. Text in Italian; Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; White spine with black text and a red square. Covers have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has minor wear to edges, some pages have top corners folded, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 309.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1965. First edition. Quarto. VG in G+ dust jacket wrap. Black spine with white lettering. Several chips along the edges of the dust jacket as well as some rubbing. Book covers generally clean with some fading around the text on the spine. Spine slightly slanted. Both hinges somewhat loose. Edges and pages clean and unmarked. 359pp.
Urbino: Edizioni Quattro Venti, 1988. Quarto; good/wraps; white spine with black text; gray front panel with white text; tan back panel with black text; shelf wear, edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; 149 pp.; 88 illus., photos, plates, portraits, figures, maps; all edges and corners, chipping and wear, nicks and staining; else very good; --TEXT IN ITALIAN, FRENCH, AND ENGLISH.
New York: Golden Press, 1969,1970. Mixed Editions. Large Octavo; Good; yellow spines with red text; 16 volumes; no jackets; cloths show modest wear to exteriors; some rubbing wear to corners; lightly sunned spines; boards slightly splayed; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Scott, Greenwood & Co, 1900. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Light red spine with gold text; Boards have moderately sunned exterior with slight stains on panels as well as some rubbing & wear along edges; Text block is lightly age toned with exterior edges and pencil writing on ffep, cracking along binding between pp 80-81 and slightly between front end papers; pp 128.
Gainesville, FL: University of Floria Press, 1972. US Printing. slim 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. warm yellow wraps spine, skinny with small green titling. several faint ridges between gently worn head and neat tail. mild exterior shelfwear. EX-LIBRIS embossed by prior owner on title page. neatly cornered sheets, a touch foxed on head-edge. 88 pp. ISBN#0813003474.
Moscow: Mir Publishers, 1984. Octavo; Revised from the 1980 Russian edition; VG/G; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, green with white print; DJ has closed tears on front and back, wear to top and bottom edges and spine caps, some spotting, rubbing, vendor label on back; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild bumping to lower corners, mild wear to spine caps; Textblock clean and tight; 312 pages, illustrated (some color).
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935. Octavo; Eighth impression; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with black print; DJ in mylar, has tears across top edge and at bottom of spine, fading to spine, slight smudging/shelfwear; Boards in buff cloth with blue print, spotting, mild wear to corners and spine caps, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has tinted top edge, stains to top and front edge, text clean and tight; 396 pages, illustrated.
Santafe de Bogota, D.C. Universidad Nacional De Colombia, 1999. Volumen 1 No. 1. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Teal spine with yellow writing; Cover stock is in very good condition with some slight bending at the edges, a few smudges on the cover, and minimal tearing on the top spine cover; The quality of the text block is very good however book's pages have been subjected to some age toning and the page edges are mildly stained on the lower right-hand corner; pp 165.
New York: New York University Press, 1975. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Spine is light blue fabric with bronze text, bumping to head and tail; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, light pen on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 306.
Leipzig: Verlag von Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1826. First Edition. 8vo., 430 pages; VG; rebound in black clothm tan paper label with black lettering on spine; bound from wraps, with teal wraps bound in; largely uncut; moderate foxing; small faded stamp on title page; text in German; Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1873. New Edition. Large Octavo, 818 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards, spine paneled with a green and a burgundy label, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to other panels; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear to boards; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 343 engravings on wood and a color frontispiece;very mild foxing to interior; small name-stamp to front cover, sfep; shelved case 10.
Washington, D.C. NASA, 1969. Octavo; pp 188; G-/paperback; ivory spine with green text; letter from George F. Pieper, Assistant Director for Space Sciences, laid in at front; covers show some age toning to exterior edges and spine; minor chips to corners;text block has lightly toned exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean;.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. First American Edition. Octavo, 404 pages, VG/VG-; DJ, black spine, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ; mild wear to head, tail, and corners; small closed tear with slight material loss to bottom right corner of front cover; "$24.95" to front flap, DJ covered by mylar; red matte paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean; shelved Case 8.
New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with orange label and small painting with black and orange text. DJ has general shelf wear, no tears; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has personal inscription by author to talk show host Jim Bohannon in ink on front free end paper, author's signature on title page, deckled edges, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 319.
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;.
Cambridge, MA and London: The MIT Press, 1972. Large Octavo; pp 399; G-/Fair; green pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows heavy rubbing to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has slightly sunfaded exterior; slightly rubbed edges; text block has slightly soiled exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; tight binding.
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white and off white text: Covers have some scuff marks, general shelfwear, clean and binding tight: Textblock exterior has small stain to tail edge else clean and pages clean and unmarked: 196 pp.
London: C.J. Clay and Sons, 1868. Quarto; Fair-/no DJ; [Ex-library?]; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold printing, raised bands; Boards half bound with Morocco leather to the spine and corners, brown cloth to the boards, corners and spine caps are worn and exposed, leather is scuffed and worn on hinges and raised bands, cloth boards have some shelfwear; Text block has book plate on front pastedown, cracked hinges in front and rear, loose front endpaper, pages are clean and binding of pages is tight; iv, 1012 pages. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Wondelgem-Lez-Gand, Belgique: George Sarton, 1913. First Edition. 8vo., 46 pages; G-; buff cover with black print, age-toned with peripheral browning, pencil notation at top right corner, spotting, slight stain at top left corner, bumped and curled outer corners, spine edge has tears at top and bottom, worn edges; back cover has smudging and some creasing at bottom edge, chipped upper left corner; interior coming away from cover at bottom half of spine, light smudging at edges of title page, lower right corner creased throughout; text clean; text in French; "Isis: Revue Consacree a l'Histoire de la Science"; "Tome I-1."
Bruxelles: M. Weissenbruch. First Edition. 8vo., paged -38, uncut pages; Fair; tan cover with black print, front and back cover detached from binding, peripheral browning, pencil notation at upper right on front, stains on front and back, some spotting, general creasing, fold at lower right corner throughout, all edges of cover are torn and chipped; interior has slight tears at spine edge and bottom edge of pages, slight stain on top edge throughout, creasing throughout; clean text; "Extrait d' ISIS, no. 10 (vol. IV, 1) May 1921."
New York, Ny: Random House, 2006. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. black glossy DJ spine with light pink author, tall white title and smaller white publisher. red rock graphic upon jacket front, minimal edgewear under clear protective cover. red HB with stamped silver lettering and adjacent black boards. with illustrated section following p. 212. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. skimmed lightly, clear throughout. sheets neat, like new edges. 394 pp. ISBN#1400060109.
Neuchatel: Musee d'Histoire Naturelle, 1988. first edition; signed. thin small quarto in ivory soft covers with black letters; VG; minimal soiling; author's signature on title page; previous owner's signature; beautiful illustrations, including maps, in color; historical photographs; charts; pp. 80; in FRENCH; shelved in General Science section (Geology).
New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, Inc., 1997. Octavo; pp 394; G+; black spine with white text; no jacket; cloth shows light rubbing to exterior; wear to corners; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; ex-library with few markings inside; illustrated; interior clean;.
Williamsburg: Colonial Williamsburg. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Stapled spine; Cover is cream colored with gold print, oversized with consequent wear and bumps to all edges, slightly soiled along spine edge, slight smudging; Textblock clean and tight; "An address by Glenn T. Seaborg on the occasion of the celebration of 'The Prelude to Independence', May 26, 1962 ... Opening remarks by Winthrop Rockefeller"; 26 pages.
New York, San Francisco, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964. Large octavo; pp 150; VG/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slight sun fading to exterior, slight frays and small tears to edges; cloth is clean with strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean; plate adhered to front pastedown;.
Garden City: Garden City Books, 1953. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with black print; DJ has edgewear, toning to spine so that the title has disappeared, slight stains on spine, mild shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with yellow cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, light wear to corners and spine caps, fading to top edge, else clean and strong; Text block has blue-tinted top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 192 pages, illustrated (b&w drawings).
New York: McCoy & Stilwell, 1919. 12mo; pp 84; G-/paperback; gray spine without text; black titles to front; covers have noticeable wear to exterior; light smudges to front; minor chips to spine edges; lightly thumbed corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Basic Books, 2017. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 285; VG/G; black spine with yellow text; full title: Exact Thinking in Demented Times: The Vienna Circle and the Epic Quest for the Foundations of Science; dust jacket shows noticeable rubbing to exterior; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean.