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New York: W.W. Norton, 1996. First Edition. Octavo, 340pp; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering and a pictograph of earth, dust jacket protected with a mylar jacket; signed on title page by author; embossed by previous owner on half title page; text block clean; text clear; in excellent condition; shelved evolution.
Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Newsletter Text: Richard Dawkins UNWEAVING THE RAINBOW [SIGNED] Boston; New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998. Did Newton "unweave the rainbow" by reducing it to its prismatic colors, as Keats contended? Did he, in other words, diminish beauty? Far from it, says acclaimed scientist Richard Dawkins; Newton's unweaving is the key to much of modern astronomy and to the breathtaking poetry of modern cosmology. Mysteries don't lose their poetry because they are solved: the solution often is more beautiful than the puzzle, uncovering deeper mysteries. Hardcover with dust jacket. 336 pages. CONDITION NOTES: Octavo, 336pp; VG/VG; spine rainbow with black and white lettering, dust jacket protected with a mylar jacket; signed on title page by author; embossed by previous owner on half title page; text block clean; text clear; in excellent condition; shelved science.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1968. Octavo; vg/fair; dj, matte white spine with black text in red-outlined box near head; dj, shelf wear; scuffing; foxing; small open and closed tears; price clipped; HB, red cloth spine with gilt lettering inside gilt-outlined box near head; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; former owner's name, ffep; text block, clean; portrait of Haldane opposite title page; illus.: figures, tables; 334pp. ---Offered as is, dust jacket (dj) condition.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965. Octavo; Seventh printing, 1971; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with tan print; DJ has slight edgewear/shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on title page, otherwise clean and tight; xxii, 527 pages, illustrated.
New York: Clark University Press, 1974. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Tan-brown spine with black text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj has two circles price-clipped from the upper lateral edge of the inside flap on the front; boards are strong and clean; significant crease vertically down the front pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 64.
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1964. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+ Jacket; Cream colored jacket with blue lettering; Blue cloth boards; Some wear to jacket, including two closed tears of 1" and 1/2" on front; Some minor scuffing and wear to the jacket edges; Boards straight and strong with minor toning along the edges; Book includes a card signed "Jack" from the author, a Nobel prize winner written to the previous owner, Karl H. Pribram; Pribram's card holder (for borrowers of his personal library) and card taped to ffep, along with signature. Shelved in case 10.
Gaithersburg: National Bureau of Standards, 1972. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; navy spine, gold text; cover has bumping in bottom right corner; textblock has stamp on front free endpaper, staining around edges, otherwise clean; pp 1031. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
California: University of California Press, 1983. US Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. spine is fern green, sunned by light exposure and faded between the otherwise fully green toned front/rear jacket. near fully illustrated cover with a simple microscope image, striking beneath large yellow main title with lowercase subtitling, publisher and both authors: all light yellow on green. light and dark green fibers woven, striking clothbound HB spine and panels, and just spine has the stamped gilt lettering. stark blank white endsheets, and wide textblock interior features many figures numbered within the chapters, in addition to tables. all sheets are clear and excellent, edges smoothly clear all sides between sturdy boards. 542 pp.
Campaign, IL: The American Oil Chemists' Society, 1979. First edition. Octavo. VG- with no dust jacket. Tan spine with black lettering. Small soiling mark to the center of the spine. Covers clean. Binding strong. Notable foxing to top text block edge, otherwise text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 344pp.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1997. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 307; VG-/paperback; blue spine with light yellow and white text; covers show light wear to exterior; slightly sunned spine; intact panels; text block has light soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Garden City Publishing, 1925. Early Reprint. Octavo, 315 pages; VG-/VG-; spine is faded green with black lettering, dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has corners cut, has wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small open tear at the top of the spine, has creasing along the sides of the spine, has minor discoloration throughout; binding has wear and fraying at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have age toning and discoloration along the top edge; shelved case 12.
Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. gently tanned DJ spine with brown titling. the original ivory DJ panels show edgewear, some toning to rear. DJ under clear protective cover. medium brown leatherette, stamped gilt titling, between lightly worn ends and extremities slightly. skimmed textblock interior quality, featured b/w images numbered within the chapters. 300 pp. ISBN# 0801827388.
Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 2014. First Edition, First Impression. 8vo. VG+/VG+. illlustrated DJ jacket front, DJ spine lettering in beige, red, burgundy and black overlay the half-brown and half-natural tones in the background and extend across the detailed jacket front. edgewear is slight and jacket neat over like new HB. brown clothbound HB with large titling upon spine. tightly bound interior, perused textblock, with 6 titled illustrations. compact volume as new, in like DJ. 202 pp. ISBN# 9780199658794.
Lübeck: L. Jauchen, 1642. First Edition. 8vo., 670 pages, ; VG; newly rebacked, previous spine and boards preserved; cracked brown leather spine, black label with gilt lettering; paper boards, gilt seal embossed on front cover; moderate wear to boards; illustrated title page; second front endpaper has a full-page handwritten biography of Paul Fleming in German; possible ex-library, with stamp on recto of title page for Biblioth. Regia. Berolinensi.; small green stamp on recto of title page and on last page, reading "Friedr Wilh. / Pfeiffer / Breslau"; Richard Friedrich Johannes Pfeiffer (1858-1945) was a German physician and bacteriologist, known for his many fundamental discoveries in immunology and bacteriology. Among them, he discovered bacteriolysis and it went on to be known as the Pfeiffer Phenomenon. Later in life he held the chair of hygiene in Breslau from 1909-1925, when he retired.; Fleming's Teutsche Poemata (Poems in German), was published posthumously in 1642, and was later renamed Geistliche und weltliche Gedichte (Spiritual and Secular Poems); NA consignment; shelved case 0.
n.p. Self Published, c.1873. Octavo; pp 1211; Good; burgundy spine with black text; no jacket; original publisher's cloth has slight wear to exterior; black/gilt designs to front; some rubbing to edges and corners; strong boards; text block marbled; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; illustrated; good binding;.
London: Gerald Duckworth and Co. Ltd., 1982. Second impression. Octavo; pp 562; VG/VG-; Dark mustard spine with black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing and scratching to exterior, light sun fading to head edge and spine; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; text block shows very light wear to edges, interior clean;.
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1981. University of Chicago Press Edition. oblong 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. spirally bound volume, medium blue softcovers, with large white title, left justified and followed by subtitle, white band and both full authors. few impressions and spotting. with all pages complete, securely bound 40 b/w illustrated plates with extensive detailed markers, each facing page of lebeled items with their titles, also most with commentary. index and synonymy follows, 106 pp. ISBN# 0226281205.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1968. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brownish orange fabric spine with black text. Boards have general shelfwear, edge wear, dark marks to front/rear, Ex-Library call number label on spine, bar code sticker on rear, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, library book plate on front paste down, library stamp on front free end paper and title page, bar code sticker on rear paste down, pencil marks on front free end paper, otherwise clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 471.
New York: Routledge, Chapman & Hall, Inc., 1989. First edition. Large Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with off-white text; Covers have slightly rubbed corners with light, general edge wear & sticker on rear, otherwise intact; Text block has slight shelf wear due to age & handling with clean pages and tight binding; pp 486.
New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1965. 1st U.S. edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Blue spine with black and white text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; small circular gold price sticker on the inside flap of the front dj; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 292.
Gaithersburg, MD: Flower Valley Press, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 132 pages, VG-/VG-; white DJ, black lettering: overall mild wear to DJ, yellowing/light soiling to covers, "$44.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black matte cloth boards, white lettering to spine: slight material loss to head and corners; mild denting to edges of boards; light age-toning/wear to text-block; clean and bright green and black illustrated endpapers; interior clean, with numerous full-color plates of Harper's work; INSCRIBED by Harper to verso of ffep and to laid-in Department of the Interior Museum postcard featuring an exhibit of the same name open through February 28, 1998; shelved Case 11.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1952. First Edition. 10mo; pp 247; G-/Fair; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket has chipping to edges and corners; slight age toning to exterior; light soiling to rear; mylar wraps; cloth shows some sunning to exterior; lightly bumped corners; spot to rear; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated; inscribed to the neurologist and brain researcher, Karl Pribram, 1919-2015, to ffep by author.
Boston, Columbus, Indianapolis: Pearson Education, Inc., 2014. Fifth Edition. Large Octavo; pp 850; VG-/no-DJ; dark brown pictorial spine with white text; cloth shows only light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; frontispiece; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: John Murray, 1859. Third Edition. Octavo; G+; Green spine with gilt lettering; Third edition; 429 pages with two fold outs and pages of advertisements.; Darwin's contribution present and corrected on page 268. NOTES: The first edition of 1849 had a transposition error in Darwin's essay, some later states included a corrected text in a rear pocket. The second edition was issued in 1851, with no offprint of Darwin's article. This is the third edition, complete. Fold out maps are present, with some slight tears to the rear map.; Book has been repaired with original green cloth still present; Some cloth missing from the spine, lettering still present but worn; Former library book with bookplate from the Royal Navy on front paste down and faded ink stamp on title page; Boards show wear along the edges, corners bumped and beginning to fray. Pages are age toned, as is typical with some minor spotting, mostly at the beginning and on the fold outs; Interior otherwise clean and free of marking.; shelved case 3.
Plainview, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1993. First Edition. Oblong quarto; unpaginated; VG/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; papered front with illustration and black text; cloth shows slight sun fading to exterior, mostly to spine; text block has light wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; inscribed by artist.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1964. Octavo; pp 203; G/Fair; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has moderate soiling to exterior; some rubbing to edges; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by the translator.
New York and London: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1978. First edition. Octavo. VG in good+ dust jacket. Purple spine with white lettering. Slight age-toning and rubbing to dust jacket. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author on the front free end paper. Book covers, binding, book block edges, and text pages generally very good. 396pp.
Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company, 1966. Second printing. Large octavo; pp 666; VG-/G; sun faded ivory spine with green text; dust jacket has minor edge wear, slight sunning and wear to exterior; cloth shows light sunning to spine and head edge; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name stamped to title page, interior clean;.
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Pres, 1983. University of Chicago Press Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. sun exposed wraps copy. spine and partial wrap covers tonally varying from the original gray. light blue with grayish bold title stacked at mid-spine between ivory author and orange publisher. light handling, smooth covers and no reading creases. interior shows light wear, gently flipped through: no marks, no writing. ivory smooth outer edges,tiny speck on fore-edge. solid copy in 473 pp. ISBN#0226360466.
Sussex, England; Atlantic Highlands, NJ: The Harvester Press Limited; Humanities Press Inc., 1980. First edition. Octavo; pp 234; VG/VG-; blue spine with teal blue text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, light sunning to exterior; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
London: HarperCollins, 1993. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with yellowish white text: DJ is scuffed with some mild scratches, shelfwear: Boards are clean with minor edgewear, back board upper corner has been bumped in: Textblock shows foxing along head edge, pages are clean and free of markings, tears, folds: 251 pp.
London: The Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain and Ireland, 1943. First Edition. 8vo, 31 pages, illustrated; G+; blue cover with black print, peripheral tanning, mild smudging and spotting, mild bumps to upper and lower outside corners, back cover has slight creasing along spine edge; clean interior but for light spotting.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press Inc., 1993. US Edition. large 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark yellow, white and light yellow bands extend across glossy rear, spine and front cover. contrast titling in white, black and yellow for spine titling. gently pushed in tail, mild wear to thick panel corners. solidly built HC elements protect the white spiral interior binding. prior institution stamp on left fep and outer fore-edge. neat interior sheets, neatly aligned and complete in 234 pp. ISBN#0199634076.
San Francisco; London; Amsterdam: Holden-Day, Inc., 1965. Octavo; vg/good; dj, red spine with white text; dj, flaking, all edges; HB, tan cloth spine with red text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; Ex libris bookplate affixed to front pastedown; illus.: figures, table; 321pp. . Volume I only.
USA: The American Society of Mammalogists, 1968. Special Publication No. 2. Octavo; good/good; dj, white spine with black text; dj, shelf wear, rubbing at head of spine; small stains to front cover; HB, green cloth spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding shaken; front board, lightly bowed; text block, clean; illus.: figures, tables, B/W photos; 593pp. INSCRIBED by author on front free endpaper.
Philadelphia and London: W.B. Saunders Company, 1953. Octavo; pp 841 G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text to navy bars; cloth has slightly sunned spine; slightly rubbed corners; some mild scruffing to exterior; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; slight writing to ffep; illustrated; light ink to front pastedown; light crease to ffep; tight binding; interior clean.