New York: Macmillan Company, 1939. Octavo; First printing; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with gold print; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, tattering to spine caps, long tear along front hinge, shelfwear; Text block has slight age-toning to endpapers, name in ink and owner label on front pastedown, erasures on front flyleaf, small stains to first page; ix, 230 pages. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
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Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1947. First Edition. Thin octavo, 96 pages, VG-/VG; blue DJ, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, "$2.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light soiling to edges of boards, bumping to tail; mild age-toning/soiling to endpapers, signature by previous owner in pencil to ffep; interior clean, white gloss leaves, text somewhat faded yet clear and legible; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; shelved Front Counter.
London: William Hienemann, 1960. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is yellow, red, and black with yellow and red text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, foxing to edges and back of DJ, age-toning to verso, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, joints and hinges are strong, light rubbing and bumping to corners; Text block has general signs of handling, slight age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 178.
Wien, Pest, Leipzig: A. Hartleben's Verlag, 1887. Zweite Auflage. 12mo; vg/none; brown cloth spine with gilt lettering, faux bands, and decorations;front board, black nested borders with gilt titles and stamped gilt coin emblem of the moon;binding shaken; endpapers, black; all text edges, tinted red; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 309 pp.; 96 illus., frontispiece, astronomical plates, and text figures; foxing; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.
New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1931. First Edition. 10mo; pp 272; Good; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; original publisher's cloth has modest wear to exterior; some white spotting to head and tail edges; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's name to title page; few numbers to copyright page; interior clean; illustrated;.
Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company, 1998. Two clear plastic clam-shell cases, each containing 2 DVDs of 4 lectures each, and a Course Guidebook (total of 4 DVDs, 16 lectures, and 2 guidebooks). The spine of each case has a white label with black text; guidebook text blocks are clean; --This offer is for Parts I and II only of a five-part set.
Leiden, Netherlands: E.J. Brill. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG-/G; white spines with black text; 9 volumes; editions published 1964-1987; dust jackets have slight sunning to exteriors, mostly to spines; light bending to some edges; small chip to front tail edge of vol. 4; small chip to rear tail edge of vol. 5; tiny chip to head fore corner of vol. 8; some slight soiling to exteriors; cloths show slight sunning to spines; clean boards; strong boards; text blocks show light shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; ex-library with stamps to pastedowns; small brown stain to page 1 of vol. 1; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Leyde: Musee National d'Histoire des Sciences Exactes et Naturelles, 1954. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 168pp; 23 figures at end of text; original wraps printed in blue; covers very lightly toned; spine a touch wrinkled; very good overall. [Spine; blue titles on buff paper]. [Note: A. S. Con Bedini].
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1969. Octavo; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white and blue print; DJ has edgewear, tear (taped) at top of spine, creasing to spine; Boards quarter bound with white cloth to spine and blue paper to boards, slight bump to rear top corner, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, light pencil notation throughout, penciled notes on rear pastedown; 143 pages, frontispiece (port.).
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."
ANNALI DELL'ISTITUTO E MUSEO DI STORIA DELLA SCIENZA DI FIRENZE [ANNO X, 1985, FASCIOLO 2] Firenze: Tribunale di Firenze, 1985. Serial. Quarto; vg+/wraps; manila spine with no text; front panel with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 183 pp.; plates and figures; pencil markings in bibliography section; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN.
Ilmenau: Bernh. Friedr. Voigt, 1825. [Nach der 15ten Ausgabe aus dem Franzoischen ind Duetsche ubersetzt und mit Zusatzen und Anmerkungen]. 12mo; good+/none; brown spine with no text; gilt bands, flaking loss; boards, brown marbling; major edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; all edges, tinted green; 590 pp.; illus., seven  Tafeln, being three  folded charts, one folded table, and four  plates; foxing and mild toning; binding shaken; split starts, joints and spine; major chipping and wear; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN; ---[SUBTITLE: In zwei und zwanzig Vorkesungen, ohne Hulfe der Mathematik, erlautert; Nebst den neuesten Entdeckungen des Dr. Herschel in London, welche in Deutschland noch wenig bekannt sind. Mit 7 lytthographirten Tafeln und einer Himmelkarte] Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
New York: Vantage Press, 1989. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red and black print; DJ has slight edgewear tears, otherwise clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with silver print, slight wear to spine caps, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; x, 622 pages(errata sheet inserted), illustrated.
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."
La Grange Prk, Illinois: American Nuclear Society, 1982. First American edition. Octavo; pp 479; VG-/G; Light blue spine with blue text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, chipping to edges, slight sunning to exterior; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior, minor rubbing to corners, light sunning to exterior; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books, December 1974. Volume 45. 8vo. VG/VG-. tanned sky blue DJ spine with some rubbing but slight wear to DJ strip head and tail. some stamps, red L.O.C. duplicate on even blue-tone front jacket, titling in red and bordered with thick red frame. inner flaps sky blue with sun-tinged outer frame of edges, fore-edge folds likewise. dark blue clothbound HB, stamped small gilt capitals for author, and title horizontal between thin gilt stripes. embossed gold seal on front, ends corners light shelfwear. unmarked ivory fep/ffep, with rear inside cover has large raised ripple wrinkle. purple stamp to copyright page. numbered tables and figures. profuse use of tables, numbered figures and more. 284 pp. ISBN# 020801425X.
Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 2001. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with white text: DJ is in good condition with mild general shelfwear, some scuffing, less than one inch closed tear at head of spine: Boards are strong and clean with very light shelfwear mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock is bright and clean, pages are clean and free of markings, folds or tears: 472 pp.
New York, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1948. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 721; VG-; burgundy spine with gilt text black bars; no jacket; odd volume; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep, rear pastedown and exterior tail edge; tight binding; profusely illustrated;.
Washington, DC: NASA, 2008. Octavo: VG/VG: Blue and black spine with white text: DJ is clean with mild shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners, binding is tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: NASA SP-2008-564: 329 pp.
Boston, San Diego, New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1989. First Edition. Octavo; pp 311; VG-/no-DJ; gray spine with white text; boards show only slight shelf wear; strong boards; text block has very slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; ink underlining toward first part of book; tight binding.
First Edition. 8vo, paged 639-659; G-; grey cover with black print, pencil inscription at top right "To Prof. Daly with compliments, Ross Gunn", pencil notation beneath author's name, blue library stamp at bottom edge, mild creasing and spotting, mild bump to lower right corner; interior has mild smudge on first page, extensive pencil annotations throughout; "Reprinted from the Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 213, No. 6, June, 1932."
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."
Troy, New York: W. & L. E. Gurley, 1873. Nineteenth Edition-Revised. Duodecimo; 169pp; xiii; bound in green pebbled cloth; binding tattered; spine nearly lost; boards and text block held together by cords; remnant of old label on top board; signatures shaken; all told, contents generally good with 8 plates and numerous illustrations in text.
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"
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1956. Large Octavo; pp 165; G; 1/4 bound black spine with blue and red text; no jacket; cloth has only mild wear to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; taped numbers to spine; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to half title page; good binding; profusely illustrated;.
Chicago, IL: Ralph Fletcher Seymour, 1955. Octavo: G+/G: Dark brown spine with lighter brown text: DJ is discolored along spine and joints, flaps are darkened, small closed tear on top front cover, some fraying at corners, tail and head: Boards are strong with some dust staining, discolorations due to shelfwear, pastedowns have some discolorations: Textblock has darkened with age, pages are free of any markings, tears or folds: 137 pp.
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."
La Vergne, TN [London, Great Britain]: Nabu Public Domain Reprints [Lockwood & Co.], May 17, 2010 [Orig. 1871]. Facsimile Reprint. small Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. very glossy wraps spine, solid white with tan band and black tipped tail -- NO TEXT. simple color pictorial softcover front with extended thick white stripe for centered black uppercase titling atop tan band and black band with tan author. centered and aligned characters. within the scanned original appears as did the original in b/w, with few b/w illustrations within the text. 139 pp. + 34 pp. advert segment of works published by Lockwood & Co. as rearmost section. neat copy, no marks, smoothly clear outer edges.
London, Great Britain: John Weale, May 17, 2010 [Orig. 1859]. Facsimile Reprint [Fifth Edition]. small Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. bright white glossy wraps spine, with brown stripe and black tipped end; no text. half-illustrated by photo, white glossy band with tiny black uppercase title, stacked and centered in black capitals. facsimile reprint, sanned copy of the original textblock with small tables, illustrations and figures included. sheets flipped through lightly, negligible exterior wear. 170 pp. + 5 pp. ad supplement.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979. Octavo; VG/VG-; green spine, yellow and white text; both volume's dust jackets have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned; both volumes' boards strong, edgewear on head edge, bumping on fore corners and spine edges; both volumes text blocks age toned; volume 1 dust jacket has light bumping on front head edge, front cover sun toned; volume 1 text block has very light soiling on exterior fore edge; 2 volumes; Volume 1 - Building on scientific achievement, 019858629; Volume 2 - Technological challenges for social change, 0198581696 SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
London: Charles Knight and Co., 1845. Octavo; pp 516; Good; 3/4 bound red spine with gilt text to black bar; no jacket; rebound in 1968; cloth shows modest rubbing to joints; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has some toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to half title page; some foxing sprinkled throughout; illustrated; deckled edges;.
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.
Westport, CT: H.S. Stuttman, Inc., Publishers, 1992. Large Octavo; VG-; blue spines with gilt and copper text; 26 volumes; no jackets; cloths have light shelf wear to exteriors; strong boards; chip to joint of vol. 22; text blocks show slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Reading, Menlo Park, London: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1969. Octavo; VG-/G; Yellow spine with white text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed fore & spine edges with lightly fraying head & tail edges, sunned exterior and otherwise no defect; Boards have very minor edge wear and otherwise clean exterior with sturdy panels; Text block shows slight wear due to handling, tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 242.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is silver with red text; DJ has general shelf wear, age-toning to verso and recto, some nicks and creasing, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, faint bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, embossed on half-title page by a library, faint age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 404; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.