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."
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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."
Paris: Bachelier, Imprimeur-Libraire du Bureau des Longitude et de 'Ecole Polytechnique, 1837. 18mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown leather, worn exposed corners, spine rebuilt with cloth with original title bands attached, torn at front hinge; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers reinforced with brown canvas tape, spine torn at page 220, foxing throughout; Chiefly consists of “Notices scientifiques: Sur le tonnerre, par M. Arago” and “Notices scientifiques: Notice sur la vitesse de la lumiere, par M. Delaunay”; Text in French; various pagings.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1902. Thick octavo; pp 782; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; full title: Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1901; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to gutter at pp 400-401; cracking to gutters; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
In Fuligno: Gio. Tomassini Stamp. Vescovile e Pubblico, 1821. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 124pp; rough and spine-torn later paper-covered boards; later engravings from a different edition affixed to front and rear pastedowns; lacking prelims; some workmanlike restorations to front gutter obscuring the "P" in Presso... [imprint]; paper and text restoration on pp45 restores 3 lines of text from another copy [presumably the same edition]; contents shows some foxing and offsetting; else very good. [Spine; plain bluish paper with spine tears; no text]. [Note: A.S. Con Bedini].
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912. Large Octavo; pp 440; Fair/no-DJ; navy spine with silver text; cloth shows moderately rubbed exterior; slight sunning to exterior; some fraying wear to corners; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; cracking to front gutter; illustrated; light pencil.
Washington DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1967. Quarto; VG-; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, some edgewear, minor rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, small tear on spine head edge, red rubbing on front interior, browning in front and rear interiors especially along pastedowns, slight tearing on head edges of front and rear paste downs; text block very slightly age toned around edges; inserts included; ix, 266pp.
Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1986. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Bright pink spine with white text: Covers are clean with light shelfwear, some age toning down spine: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: 91 pp.
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.
Paris: Revue Francaise Des Bijoutiers-Horlogers, 1949. First Edition Thus. Quarto; 375pp; original softcover wraps; bottom wrap lost; top wrap soiled and worn; owner bookplate verso title; contents very good; clean and unmarked; 241 illustrations. Text in French. [Spine; black titles on toned buff paper; bagged].
London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1882. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather with gold print; Boards in marbled cloth with brown leather corners and spine, wear to corners, spine, edges; Text block has clean text, paper is puckered but binding is tight; variously paged, illustrated.
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."
Orleans: Henri Tessier, circa 1920. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 50pp; later green cloth; owner bookplate front pastedown; contents a bit toned; French text offprint containing 4 individual articles, including 1) Mouvements perpetuels mecaniques; 2) Mouvements a circulation de fluide; 3) Mouvements magnetiques et electriques; 4) Mouvements perpetuels divers. [Spine; gilt title on green cloth]. [Note: A.S. Con Bedini].
The National Science and Technology Council, 2007. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; Black spiral spine; Covers have slight shelf wear with minor rubbing on rear, otherwise intact; Text block is unmarked with intact binding; pp 110.
Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Light blue spine with black text; Covers are slightly sunned & rubbed with ex-library stamp on front; Text block has slight shelf wear on exterior edges, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding, library stamp & writing on title page verso; pp 554.
New York: Munn & Co., 1906. Folio; pp 548; G-/no-DJ; dark red spine with gilt text; bound periodical; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; minor wear to edge; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows foxing exterior edges; interior slightly toned; ex-library with markings and stamp to verso of half title page; marking to rear endpaper; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown; shadow toning to verso of half title page and title page; patterned endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
First Edition. 8vo, 57 pages; VG-; buff cover with black print, slight peripheral tanning, slight smudging on back cover; interior clean but for slight tear to upper right corner, p. 47; includes essays by Kirtley F. Mather, A.J. Carlson, and Bronislaw Malinowski.
Washington DC: 1992. Quarto; G+; Wraps; blue checker like pattern on spine with white text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 716 pages; stains, scuffs, scratches and chipping on spine, front and back covers; light staining on tail and fore edges; else good.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, green with black print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight, vendor label on first preliminary page; xii, 383 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Interscience Publishers, Inc., 1960. Reprinted. Small Quarto; pp 303; G/G; black/white spine with black/white text; ex-library; this volume only; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; some minor chipping to edges, tape residue toward spine tail edge; cloth shows age wear to exterior, moderate rubbing to edges; boards is also covered with paper and mylar wraps; text block has slight toning toward edges, mostly to exterior edges; interior clean; ex-library stamp to exterior edges; small ex-library stamps to rear endpaper; rear endpaper has closed tear to tail edge; sticker residue to rear pastedown.
New York: Interscience Publishers, Inc., 1960. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 647; G/G-; white/black spine with white text; ex-library; this volume only; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; moderate wear to edges; chipped rear flap; tape residue to spine; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; paper wraps; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to rear endpapers; slight toning to interior edges.
Longman, 1984. Octavo, silver title, orange spine, vg hardback without dust jacket, light wear, bumped spine ends, sunned spine, back fly leaf torn, an ink scribble to half-title page, ex-library.
8vo., paged -222; Poor; housed in clear plastic envelope; lacks cover, exposed and deteriorating spine, bending upper portion of pages throughout, slight tear to top edge of first two pages, stain and tanning at top of first page, tanning on last page; clean interior.
Vatican City: Pontifical Academy of Sciences, 2007. First Edition. Octavo; VG/No jacket softcover; Blue spine with white lettering; Wraps are clean with some light wear along the edges and corners; Binding is sturdy; Text block is bright and clean; 277 pages.
Bloomington, IN & Milton Keynes, UK: AuthorHouse, 2006. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: White spine with dark blueish gray text: DJ is clean and in very good condition with mild shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, two bar code stickers on back board: Textblock is clean, front free page and copyright pages have stamps from the Library of Congress, pages otherwise clean and free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 486 pp.
Boston, MA: American Meteorological Society, 2001. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. panoramic light blue cloud-scape between jacket wide band of black along upper and lower edges. small spine titling in black with ivory publisher just above foot. lightly rubbed, its jacket front has a small montage of illustrations beneath enlarged titling. edgewear is slight. dark blue clothbound HB with stamped gilt titles, trim and sharply cornered, thick boards. glossy white stock, SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE FACING AUTHOR PHOTO IN B/W. 142 pp. ISBN# 1878220462.
Berlin: Herausgeber, 2001. Limited Edition #606/1000. Folio;VG/G+; Grey spine with orange and black text; DJ shows moderate shelf wear, surface scratches and spots on front and back, frayed corners and edges, light dirt and age toning; Boards are strong and clean with general shelf wear; Textblock clean, light age toning, corners bent on some pages, small tears on front and back hinge, otherwise clean; pp 155. Signed By Author Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
Mountain View: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1988. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Lavender spine with white text; Covers have some light edge wear incl. occasional short, light crease near edges, spine sunned and has a few tiny scuffs, covers have faint damp stain along their bottom edges, back cover occasional light rubbing, inside of back cover a few small, faint spots, all cover text and graphics very clear, book's binding is strong; Textblock bottom edge has faint damp stain, text interior is clean; 213 pp.
Firenze: Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, 1977. Serial. Quarto; vg/wraps; tan spine with no text; black text on front panel; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 61 pp.; plates; wraps, spot staining; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN.
Scientific American. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG; softcover; grey spine with staples; paper wrapping; covers have slight shelfwear, very minor rubbing on tail fore corners; text block age toned, foxing on first and last pages, damp staining throughout on tail fore corner; 25pp.
New York: Anchor Books, 1970. first edition. narrow 12mo in red hardcovers with black letters on spine; VG; minimal soiling; in good condition; previous owner's name inside ffep; centerfold photographs; pp. 510; shelved in General Science section.
New York, Washington, Philadelphia, London: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1989. First printing. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with silver lettering. Notable scuff to the rear board at the bottom of the fore-edge, etched into the edge of the board. Small discoloring scuff to front cover near the center. Covers overall clean otherwise. Binding strong, text block edges clean, text of pages clean and free of markings. Top front corner bumped. 394pp.
La Grange Park, IL: American Nuclear Society, 1989. First Edition. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Grayish brown spine with gold text: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, binding slightly shaken but still solid: Textblock has age toning to exterior, pages clean and unmarked: First Edition: 478 pp.
Hamburg und Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss, 1883. Thick Octavo; pp 2185; G-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound black leather spine with gilt text to spine with gilt decorations and raised bands; boards have moderate wear to exterior, rubbed edges and corners; text block marbled, some fading to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name label to front pastedown, previous bookshop's label to rear end paper; some foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean; German text.
New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2008. Paperback Edition. rectangular Qto. dark gray glossy wraps spine with large white uppercase title between tiny white author and small publisher logo. chafing concentrated at wraps spine ends and moderately to thick illustrated softcovers. superficial rubbing to exterior. a celestial blend of science and art as the. b/w and color images are enlarged and have captions of text detail. most are surrounded by a thick black frame.remainder mark on head-edge. 320 pp. ISBN# 9780810995468.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2003. Fourth printing. Square quarto. VG in good dust jacket. Gray-black spine with white lettering. Moderate shelf-wear to dust jacket panels. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Publisher sticker to front dust jacket panel. Text of pages and illustrations generally clean and unmarked. 319pp. With a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke and an afterword by Lawrence Weschler.
Londini [London]: Typis Henrici Woodfall, Sumptibus Pauli et Isaaci Vaillant, 1739. First Edition. 4to., xvi, 307pp., 5pp. Index; VG; bound in polished brown calf, spine paneled tan leather with red label and gilt lettering; spine rebound, previous boards; boards have a gilt border, gilt rule to covers; gilt tooled turn-ins; marbled endpapers; some wear and bumping to corners, wear to boards; frontispiece portrait of Bentley, engraved by Geo. Vertue after I. (Sir James) Thornhill; large engraved headpiece to the dedication; folding plate of Farnese atlas, in excellent condition, plate only has the two folds; wide margins; consignment; shelved case 4.
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"
Philadelphia: The Rittenhouse Society, 1959. First. Small Octavo in cloth; VG+/no DJ; spine dark blue with gold letters; boards strong and clean; text block has normal soiling from age; pp. 123.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1955. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, sunned blue spine with black text; dj, age-toned; open and closed tears, all edges; HB, black cloth spine with yellow text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 59pp.
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.
Slough: Technivision Services, 1970. Octavo; VG-/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.
Edinburgh: Adam Black, 1827. 8vo., xxxv, 251 pages; VG; bound in gray buckram, library numbering in gilt on tail of spine; library binding, with sheet on front pastedown, one word in pencil on title page, accession number in pencil on dedication page; with 5 folding plates, and plate 1 bound as frontispiece instead of page 108, all plates in excellent condition; shelved case 10.
The Netherlands: Springer, 2006. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; White spine with black text. Boards have general shelfwear, has Ex-Library call number label on spine, otherwise clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has library stamp on title page, bar code sticker and call number label on rear free end paper; pp 429.
Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001. Dutch Printing. thick Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. vibrant blue leatherette with a fine grain to the HB spine and the adjacent panels. stamped silver titling between thin silver decorative stripes at tip and tail. two small nicks to front board, pushed in spine ends and gently abraded corners. VOLUME 1 ONLY! chapters filled with color and b/w figures printed among the text on semi-glossy stock. thick volume, slightly graying on fore-edge and tail, otherwise a solid copy with no interior writing or marks. out-of-print. 960 pp. ISBN# 0792371941.
Cambridge, New York, Melbourne: Press syndicate of the University of Cambridge, 1989. first edition. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Dark blue spine with red & white text; Covers have slightly rubbed exterior & edges, otherwise strong; Text block is slightly age toned; pp 244.
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.
Firenze: Tribunale di Firenze, 1976. Serial. Quarto; vg+/wraps; manila spine with no text; front panel with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 118 pp.; plates and tables; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN.
Firenze: Tribunale di Firenze, 1976. Serial. Quarto; vg+/wraps; manila spine with no text; front panel with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 115 pp.; photos, plates and text figures; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN.
Firenze: Tribunale di Firenze, 1981. Serial. Quarto; vg+/wraps; manila spine with no text; front panel with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 280 pp.; plates and text figures; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN.