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First Edition. 8vo, paged 167-186; G; grey cover with black print, ink inscription to upper right corner "To Prof. Daly with compliments, R.G.", blue library stamp at bottom edge of front cover, vertical center crease throughout, some spotting, slight peripheral tanning, mild bumping to corners, slight ink smudge above title, back has stray blue pencil mark on left; inside has slight tear to right edge of last two pages, otherwise clean; "Reprinted from the Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 220, No. 2, August, 1935."
8vo, paged 81-92; VG; no cover, first page has ink inscription "To Sydney Ross with compliments and kindest regards, August, 1977, Bruce Lindsay", creased lower right corner throughout, slight spotting, ink editorial correction on first page; clean interior; "Reprinted from Vistas in Physical Reality"; "From Festschrift for Henry Margenau, 1976"--typed at top edge.
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."
First Edition. 8vo., 12 pages, illustrated; G-; blue cover, edges worn and stained, rubbing, ink notion upper right corner, some spotting, small tears at front and back edges, folder lower right corner; inside pages worn at edges, first page has inked inscription at top, slight tear at center edge of first three pages, slight stain from cover on last two pages; clean text; "Extracted from the supplementary Number of the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1868"
University of Edinburgh, Mathematical Department, 1914. First Edition. 8vo, paged -686, 1 leaf of plates, illustrated; G+; blue cover with black print, peripheral tanning, smudging and spotting; interior clean but for slight spotting; "University of Edinburgh, Mathematical Department, Session 1914, Research Paper No. 4"; "Reprinted from the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. LXXIV. No. 8."
Paris: Revue Francaise Des Bijoutiers-Horlogers, 1949. First Edition Thus. Quarto; G- condition paperback. Beige spine with faded black text. original softcover wraps; Covers age-tones and foxed, rear cover missing, edges chipped, crease marks and closed tears along spine; owner bookplate verso title; contents very good; clean and unmarked save for a few pages that have check marks written in the margins of the pages; 241 illustrations. Text in French. 375pp NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in the FS box.
Washington: Philosophical Society of Washington, 1899. First Edition. 8vo., paged 337-365; VG- condition paperback; tan cover with black print, slight soiling, two 1" closed tears on front cover, chipping on back cover and spine, pencil marking and embossed stamp on front cover; clean interior; "Philosophical Society of Washington Bulletin, Vol. XIII, pp. 337-366"; "Annual Presidential Address Delivered Before the Philosophical Society of Washington, January 7, 1899"
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; Shelve in Netdesk office, in 15's ephemera box 9.
New York: Hafner Publishing Company, 1953. Booklet [6x8]; pp 144; Poor/paperback; dark brown spine without text; exterior has heavy brown tape to spine and edges; cracking to front cover; missing rear cover; cover shows darkening to exterior; tape residue to front; text block has age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated; ex-library with markings inside; cracked front gutter; bookplate to inside front cover NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
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.
New York: Random House, 1955. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with white print; DJ has light edgewear, light shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with black print, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has yellow-tinted top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 146 pages, illustrated (b&w drawings).
Kobenhavn: I Kommission Hos Ejnar Munksgaard, 1948. First Edition. 8vo., 74 pages, tables; grey cover with black print, ink inscription on cover, slight peripheral browning front and back, slight bump to upper right corner, slight smudge on back cover; cover separating from binding; clean interior; "Det Kgl. Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Matematisk-Fysiske Meddelelser, Bind XXV, Nr. 3". NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase wrapping around the 15's bookcases.
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1985. Octavo; G+; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, red with silver print; Boards in red cloth with silver print, light wear to spine caps and corners, slight blemishes on front and rear, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, library stamp on front flyleaf and title page verso, else clean and tight; xxviii, 515 pages.
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.
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."
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).
Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1996. Octavo; VG/Wraps; Orange and black spine with black and white text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, slight fraying along sides and at corners; Binding solid, previous owner's inscription on half title page; Light pen underlining at margins and through out parts of text block, otherwise text block clean; 292 pp.
New York: Sotheby's, 2019. Quarto; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight bumps to corners, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 151 pages, illustrated (color). [NOTE: 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.].
First Edition. 8vo, paged 69-99; VG; brown cover with black print, pencil notation on top edge, red ink under author's name, slight bump to outside corners, back cover has slight crease at upper spine edge and blue library stamp at upper left corner; interior clean but for slight smudge at bottom of page 80; "Reprinted from the Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol. 11, No. 4, February 19, 1921."
New Haven: 1847. First Edition. 8vo., paged -462, vii pages, illustrated; Fair; brown cover with black print, cover generally soiled with stains, tears at spine, foxing, buff label affixed to front is partially torn away, corners bumped, spine partially exposed; back is very soiled with upper right corner torn away and tears at lower edge, spotting, smudging; interior foxing and stained; "Vol. IV, November 1847, No. 12."
New Haven: 1847. First Edition. 8vo., paged -304, illustrated, tables; G-; brown cover with black print, stains, smudging, spotting, tears at spine expose binding, slight foxing, corners bumped; back has slight tear to upper left corner and along left edge, foxing, spotting, light smudging; interior foxing with some staining; "Vol. IV, September 1847, No. 11."
Albany: 1856. First Edition. 8vo., 139 pages; Fair; lacking front cover, back cover light green, age-toned, heavy spotting and stains, chipping and tears on all edges; front page has light smudging, tears at top and bottom of spine and both outside corners, binding thread exposed, slight spotting; clean interior but for creased, torn, and smudged upper right corner from page 119 to end.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. First Edition. 8vo, iv, 41 pages, tables; G-; white cover with black print, peripheral foxing to cover and edges of pages, some creasing to front of cover, slight bumps to outer corners, back cover creased; clean interior; "Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry by Command of Her Majesty, February 1972."
New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1964. Third Printing. Octavo; G+; burgundy spine with off-white text; third printing; no jacket; exterior to cloth shows slight soiling, most noticeable to rear; some rubbing wear to edges; sturdy boards; tight binding; text block exterior edges have slight age toning; pictorial endpapers; interior pages good; profusely illustrated; pp 153.
Slough: Technivision Services, 1970. Octavo; G-; blue and white spine, black text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, large open tear extending from front cover to spine, open tear on front head edge, closed tear on front tail edge, closed tears on rear head edge, closed tear on spine head edge, open tear on spine tail edge, rubbing on fore corners and hinges, damp staining on spine, spine sun toned, small closed tear on rear interior flap; boards strong, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, rear pastedown beginning to separate from boards; text block age toned around edges; 344pp.
New York and Basingstoke, UK: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1997. First Printing. Octavo; pp 485; VG/VG; blue spine with orange and white text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; previous owner's label to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author.
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).
Cambridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1980. First Edition. 12mo; VG/VG-; black/pink pictorial spine with white text; first edition; dust jacket has only slight exterior wear; mildly toned flaps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block exterior edges show very little wear; mild tone to endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 144.
Roma: Reale Accademia d'Italia, 1942. First Edition. 8vo., 29 pages; G+; tan cover with black and red print, bumped edges, slight tears at top edge and right edge of front cover, slight smudging and spotting, stray pencil mark on front cover, slight tears at top and bottom of spine, cover edges bumped and creased, slight stain at top left corner of back cover; crease to upper right corner throughout; creasing to bottom edge throughout; smudging at top left corner throughout, otherwise clean interior; "Atti della Reale Accademia d'Italia, Memorie della Classe de Scienze Morali e Storiche, Serie VII-Volume III-Fasc. I."
First Edition. 8vo. 13 pages; blue cover with black print, peripheral tanning on cover, slight bump to outside corners; final pages uncut at top right corner, slight stain on pp. 4-5, otherwise clean interior; "A lecture ... delivered at a reception held at the Royal Society's rooms on Wednesday, March 15, 1933, to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Joseph Priestley, March 13, 1733."
First Edition. 8vo., paged 896-920; VG-; buff cover with black print, slight smudging at spine, bumped corners throughout, bump to outside edge throughout, slight creasing at spine edge; slight stain on last page otherwise clean interior; "Reprinted from the Journal of the Chemical Society, July 1933."
Torino: Ermanno Loescher, 1883. First Edition. 8vo, 12 pages; G; yellow cover with black print, ink notation upper right corner, smudging, slight stains, front cover chipped on lower edge, slight tears at top and bottom of spine edge, bumped corners with some folded corners on final pages and back cover; mild smudging on title page and top right edge of some pages, slight bump to right edge of pages, some spotting on pages, clean text; text in Italian; "Estr. dagli Atti della R. Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, Vol. XVIII, Adunanza del 10 Giugno 1883."