New York and London: John Wiley & Sons, 1967. Octavo; good+/fair+; dj, olive green spine with yellow text; HB, blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex ibris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus., plates, graphs and charts; tables; binding skewed; boards, spot staining; dj, sunned, chipping, open and closed tears; wear; else good.
Chemistry (Science & Tech)
New York: W. A. Benjamin, 1969. First. Octavo; good/good-; dj, light blue spine with black and white text; HB, dark blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 445 pp.; text figures and graphs; fore-edge, spot staining; dj, chipping and short closed tears; else very good.
London: Methuen & Co, 1965. Ex-Library; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin brown spine with gilded text and tiny pink dot on tail end. Boards have shelf wear, small white sticker residue on front, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has library label embossed on title page and stamp on copyright page, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 120.
New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1998. First US Edition. large 8vo. VG+/VG+. green/white section of urban industrial photo with peach stripe and dark brown tail of spine. this tricolor shaded DJ spine has a large white textbox with uppercase navy titles and peach border. editors surname in small navy lettering at upper DJ spine. front is a continuation of the spine photo, except front panel is navy/white, with larger white textbox in capital navy characters. rear panel is solid dark blue with tiny white text detail. medium blue HB spine with cover stamped gold lettering and titling, same arrangement as DJ but impressed in gilt. smooth and neat leatherette, as new. bright white fep/ffep. figures and tables are numbered neatly within chapters. top, bottom and foreedge are a light white, bound well and crisp, clear and excellent textblock. as new in appearance. 564 pp. ISBN # 0471182478.
London, England: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1995. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid red glossy DJ spine with white author on centered vertical dark blue band, yellow script and yellow capitals for title, just above publisher in tiny yellow. front is fully pictorial with blue/red textbox, white for author and yellow on red. white glossy inner flaps. HB clothbound with imprinted gold lettering. front and rear boards are solid black, inside covers are bright red SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON FEP. 288 pp. ISBN # 0297834614.
Washington: American Chemical Society, 1966. First. Octavo; VG-/G-; age-toned white spine with brown text; dustjacket has considerable edgewear with general tearing to head and tail of spine and along corners, scuff marks and discoloration/age toning to covers; boards are strong and clean; previous owner's name written on front free-end paper, otherwise textblock is clean, very slightly yellowed margins; 198pp.
San Francisco: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1972. First edition. Thin Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with silver text; Boards have slight shelf wear such as scratches on exteriors and minor rubbing at corners, otherwise clean with strong panels; Text block is slightly age toned with tight binding; pp 180.
USA: American Society of Metals, 1974. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thick blue fabric spine with white text. Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing on edges, minor bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has Ex-library stamp on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 765.
New York and London: Academic Press, 1970. Series. Octavo; good/none; burgundy cloth spine with gilt titles; ex library, bookplate, stamps and markings; minor wear and bumping to edges and corners; text block, clean; 476 pp.; graphs, tables, and text figures; binding shaken; front board, residue re rpreviously removed label; else very good.
Waltham, Massachusetts; London: Blaisdell Publishing Company, 1969. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine orange with black lettering; boards strong, white residue at top of front cover, few black scuffs on front cover, minor rubbing on corners and spine head/tail, minimal edgewear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, stamp from previous owner on front pastedown, markings covered with white-out on front and back free end paper and title page and copyright page, stamp from library of congress on back free end paper, age toning on back pastedown, no other writing/markings, no underlining. pp. 93.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved Aisle D above overflow case between China and Japan.
Great Britain: John Wiley and Sons / Sita Technology Limited, 1997. UK Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark green leatherette exterior, HB spine is stamped with bright gold titling characters. front board has full titling in gold at center panel. missing DJ. textblock is off white, even in tone and solidly bound. with b/w figures and tables, images. smooth ivory edges all sides. above average condition, lightly handled. 266 pp. ISBN# 0947798374.
Washington, D.C. American Chemical Society, 2003. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light blue spine with dark blue text. Boards have general shelfwear, has Ex-Library call number label on spine, tiny dent on front, otherwise, clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has Library stamp on front paste-down, bar code sticker on rear free end paper, call number label and card holder on rear paste-down, front free end paper has small stamp stain, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 448.
New York: Academic Press, 1966. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue and black stripped spine with white text. DJ has shelf wear, closed tear on spine head, rubbing and chipping on edges; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 382.
Pennsylvania: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, and the JCPDS-International Centre for Diffraction Data, 1978. Third Edition. Ex-Library; Third Edition; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thick dark blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, front end paper and title page have a small rust stain from a paper clip, library stamp on dedication page, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; No full book page number, however, complete; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York, San Francisco, Toronto, and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1962. na. Octavo. VG/none. Red boards with gilt lettering on black accent. Ex-libris Naval Weapons Laboratory Technical Library with crossed-out stamps, catalogue sticker remnants, and date-due pocket affixed to rear pastedown. Red check mark on front free endpaper. Light pencilled notations scattered throughout. ISBN na.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1969. Octavo; VG/G+; Light brown spine with white text; DJ has moderate edgewear, 0.5" closed tear on spine/rear cover, 2" closed tear on fore edge corner; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock shows previous owners gift inscription on front end paper, clean; 651pp.
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.
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); shelved case 0.
New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1960. Octavo; G+/G-; Blue spine with white and grey text; Dust jacket has moderate wear at corners and along edges, age toning and foxing on rear, waterstains on rear, three half inch closed tears along head edge, half inch closed tear along tail edge; Boards are age toned near edges, shelf wear, clean and undamaged; Heavy foxing on head edge of text block, previous owner's name penned on front end-paper, interior is clean and undamaged; 536pp.
New York and London: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1965. Second printing. Quarto; vg/good; dj, green spine with white and black text; HB, green cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, name stamps; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 493 pp.; illus., chapter numerations; graphs, tables, photos; diagrams; binding, cocked; dj, sunned; edges, short open and closed tears; chipping; else very good.
New York, NY: Interscience Publishers, 1963. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. bright red clothbound HB with silver titling and affixed library code label; adjacent boards gently bumped at corners. EX-LIBRIS, right feo has some ink/pencil writing on title, copyright page. clean textblock, with many numbered figures and tables. all edges neat. 393 pp.
San Diego, California: Academic Press, 1998. First Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. lemon-lime wraps spine with paler colorblock, dark blue titling, bordered thinly in dark blue and overlays dark blue band that extends across volume; white publisher at tail. light handling, skimmed and filled with 800 transpoprters, organised into 55 families of structurally related transporters. gently bumped upper right corners. no interior marks. upper edges has ink name of prior owner in black ink. 500 pp. ISBN# 0123039657.
Cambridge, MA: Eaton Publishing Co. 1995. Hardcover Edition. slim 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. purple, fuschia shaded band, remainder spine white with small fuschia lettering, black publisher symbol at tail. front and rear have no dents to the hardcovers, reddish miscroscopic photography upon the purplish shaded background is titled in very large purple italics and on white in fuschia, purple and black, descending down front HC in that order. fep/ffep are light white and unmarked. textblock is unmarked and light ivory, figures and tables are numbered and in the rear, a section of seven numbered figures of electron microscopy images. within chapters electron microscopy figures numbered within are in b/w. 143 pp. ISBN # 0817638709.
Dordrecht, Holland: D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1985. Brief Teaching Edition. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. slender Qto, light blue coated softcovers, black titling centered on spine, adjacent panels are framed a touch by sun and exposure. one nick to the front cover upper edge, edgewear otherwise minimal. light blue endpapers, interior stock a neat ivory with tables, no marks or writing. slim ivory edges, 119 pp. ISBN# 9027719640.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, Inc. 1998. Third Edition. 8vo. VG / - no DJ. shades of pastel green lightly shade the wraps spine with black author white segment with pale green edition and title in black, publisher in bold uppercase. covers, no impressions, skimmed lightly. frequent numbered tables, figures and images highlight the chapters. no writing to textblock. head-edge has black name of previous owner. 352 pp. ISBN# 0199636400.
London, England: Edward Arnold & Co. 1950. Second Edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Boards strong, age-worn, rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, abrasions on both covers, tearing along front cover edge of spine, fraying along edges of tears, lesser tearing along back cover edge of spine, fraying along edges of tears; Textblock clean, name and department of previous owner printed and stamped on front pastedown, boards sprung, spine cocked, front pastedown cockled, tear at left side of fold-out information table affixed to back pastedown, back inner hinge cracked, webbing exposed; pp 473.
Mathews, VA: The Moss Portfolio, 1998. First Edition. Small Quarto: VG/VG: White spine with black text: DJ is clean with light shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, minor dust staining at hinges else clean with light bumping to corners and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean: First Edition: Unpaginated.
Waltham, MA: Blaisdell Publishing Company, 1964. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark gray fabric spine with tan labels and brown text. Boards have a clear protective jacket by previous owner with clear tapes, rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has jacket taped onto paste downs, Ex-Libris name stamp on paste downs and end papers, previous owner has name written in ink on edges, paste downs, end papers, and initials on half title page, title page, preface, and contents page, tape residue on end papers, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 505.
Basel, Boston, Stuttgart: Birkhauser Verlag, 1980. Proceedings. Octavo(s); VG-/good; dj, gray spine with dark blue text; HB, blue spine with white text; ex libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; Vol 1: "Theory, Instrumentation, Applied Sciences, and Industrial Applications," 612 pp. ISBN # 3764310855, Vol 2: "Inorganic Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Organic Chemistry, and Biological Sciences," 590 pp. ISBN # 3764310863, illus., graphs, tables, plates, drawings, charts; dj, long closed tears; chipping; else good+.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1982. Proceedings. Octavo(s); VG-/none; red spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; xxxii, 1530 pp., Vol. I, ISBN # 0-471-26244-7; Vol 2: ISBN # 0-471-26245-5, illus., graphs, tables, plates, drawings, charts; boards, chipping; else good+.
Great Britain: Blackwell Scientific Publications Ltd. 1982. First UK. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. solid auburn wraps spine with tan and blue titling has a mid-spine reading crease. gently worn ends and a touch to wraps outer corners. light creases and fine line impressions. blue ink name of prior owner crossed out on half-title page. chapters highlighted by numbered figures and tables. 298 pp. ISBN# 0632008366.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1870. Revised Second Edition. 8vos., 491 pp., 385 pp., 24 pp., VG-; brown cloth boards, gilt lettering/decorative motif to spines faded brown, embossed border to boards; bumping/mild fraying to head and tail of spines and corners of boards; rubbing to boards, edges and hinges; boards shaken, starting hinge to Vol. 1, bindings sturdy; untrimmed tops, age-toning/scattered foxing to text-blocks; occasional foxing/waving to interior, very occasional chipping to margins of leaves (lettering unaffected); ex libris bookplates to front paste-downs; sticker to back paste-down of Vol. 1 that reads "BOUND BY WESTLEYS & CO / LONDON"; contain ephemera: housed to VOL. 1 (Macmillan Scientific and Technical order form advertising this set as "the first major work on Faraday in 20 years" and priced at "£30"); housed to VOL. 2 (newspaper clipping of a cartoon from Punch (1855) "relating to an analysis of the water of the Thames made by Professor Michael Faraday"; catalog description of this set from previous bookseller); Faraday (1791-1867) was an English scientist who contributed largely to the fields of chemistry and physics, particularly electromagnetism and electrochemistry; shelved Case 10.
Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 1967. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. wide ivory DJ spine with orange title and series volume number between light chipping and wear at its ends. corners and abraded edges of the jacket front is at a moderate level. medium blue clothbound HB with gold stamped titling. front board has gold stamped characters. prior owner name in ink on right fep. chapters include many figures and tables. neat edges, umblemished all sides. 661 pp.
London: The Institute of Petroleum, 1968. First. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Volume 4 only; Boards have shelfwear such as rubbed exterior, bumped corners, lightly sunned exterior and sticker residue on spine, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; Ex-library; Embossed stamp of library on title page and library stamp on verso of title page; pp 971. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall Inc. 1965. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Grey spine with gilded letters; Boards straight with light shelf wear, minimal edge and corner wear, pastedowns slightly age toned, front pastedown has a few tiny scratches; Textblock age toned, prior owner's name in black ink on front end paper, a few small nots in pencil on front end paper, interior clean; 356pp.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1900. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text; Boards have slightly sunned exterior panels with dark smudges at front head edge and slightly rubbed exterior edges, wear at corners and spine edges, overall intact and panels are strong; Text block has darkened slightly on exterior edges with previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, light foxing on end papers, otherwise pages have tight binding and are clean; pp 198.