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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.
Roma: Reale Accademia D'Italia, 1934. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 70pp; original paper covered boards printed in red and black; crown dented and a bit chipped and worn; top corners bumped and worn; contents very good throughout; illustrated. [Spine; red and black text on olive paper boards]. [Note: A. S. Con Bedini].
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;.
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.
New York: Morrow, 1993. First edition. Please see photos for details. Octavo; vi, 331 pp. Hardcover in dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Smoot on title page to talk show host Jim Bohannon. VG/VG; spine slightly cocked; interior clean and tight; slight shelfwear to jacket. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf with ephemera items.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1945. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 182pp; stapled signatures in tan printed wraps; minor moisture wattling and soiling to covers, mostly at top edge; spot soiling to first and last pages at top edge; price stamp at lower right front cover; owner name [J. P. Kingman, April 2, 1951] lower left; few spots to fore-edge; contents very good throughout; relatively clean and unmarked. [Spine; tan buff paper no titles].
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."
London: Chapman and Hall, c1876. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 339pp; polished calf spine and corners; green morocco spine label; marbled boards, edges, and endpapers; moderate rubbing and wear but binding secure and completely intact; contents fresh and clean throughout with numerous illustrations of scientific instruments. [Spine; tan with gilt and green morocco label]. [Note: A. S. Con Bedini].
London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1931. 8vo in Blue Cloth, no Dj. VG+ Interior clean, no marks sans owner's signature on ffep. Pages are clean and crisp, light agetoning at edges; binding tight. Boards are straight and firm; corners square; resonably light shelfwear, slightly bumped at spine ends. 174pp with nice frontispiece, xiii. plates, several fold out maps, a few small illustrations in textblock, with indices. Spine is Dark Blue with gold gilt horizontal text. [Shelve in locked cases].
Vatican: Specola Vaticana, 1952. Octavo; vg-/wraps; white spine with no text; front panel with white text on blue band beneath telescope; ex libris, BEDINI bookplate; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 67 pp.; illus., photos, plates, portraits; light general toning; some foxing; spine and edges, chipping; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN.
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"
Boston: Litte, Brown and Company, 1948. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Brown spine with black label and yellow and black text. DJ has general shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing to edges, closed tear on front, cracked along edges, surface rubbing on rear, age toned. Boards have minor rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp. Textblock has foxing on edges, age toning on paste downs and end papers, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 430.
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 and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1916. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Boards are slightly sunned with some staining & rubbing on exterior as well ad moderately rubbed edges; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges with light foxing, stain on front end paper & title page, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; previous owner's name on front pastedown; pp 144.
Berlin: Telefunken, 1964. First Edition Thus. Duo-decimo; 204pp; wraps printed in color; minor toning and wear; else very good. Text in German and English and covering technical data on receiving and amplifying tubes, television picture tubes, transistors, germanium and silicon diodes, etc. [Spine; black titles on white].
Bogata, D.C. Una publication de la Universiadad Antonio Narino, 2012-2013. First Edition. Octavo; No-DJ paperback; First edition, signed by editor; Spine is brown with no text; Covers are well-maintained, the hinges are slightly cracked with evidence of multiple readings. there are some small fingerprint stains on the cover both front and back, otherwise the cover is clean; Editor signature appears on the front free-end paper, the textblock and included maps are clean; pp 84.
First Edition. 8vo., 27 pages; G; brown cover unprinted, ink inscription at top edge "From the Author", penciled price and name; front and back have smudging, foxing, spotting, corners bumped, slight tears at top and bottom spine corners, vertical center crease throughout; some spotting/foxing inside, initial pages have smudge to top outside corner, outside edge of pages bumped, clean text; "From the Philosophical Magazine for July 1864."
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1991. Fourth Edition. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Glossy dark blue spine with yellow and white text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges and corners, apart from that, binding strong, corners still sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, previous owner's name blacked out on front end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 438; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Paris: Dunod, 1878. First Edition. 8vo., 859 pages; G+; 1/4 bound with marbled boards, paneled red leather spine with gilt lettering and tooling; cracking to hinges, chipping to head and tail of spine, hinges; some repair to corners; rubbing to boards, corners, edges; marbled endpapers; interior clean; 8 folding plates in rear, part of plate one has some age-toning; text in French eb/nd.