Berlin, Gottingen, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1958. Zweite erweiterte Auflage. Octavo; vg+/vg-; dj, yellow spine with black text; HB, yellow cloth spine with green text; ex libris, name stamp; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 284 pp.; 68 text figures; dj, sunned; chipping and small tears; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.
Physics (Science & Tech)
New York, NY: New York Academy of Sciences, 1993. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Volume 688. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. wide gold-tone softcover spine, with small black lettering from tip, main title in bold black characters and tiny additional series and volume. b/w pictorial cover, with main titling enlarged and bolded with full editors on overlaying solid gold colorblock. medium-size dent pushed in at front cover bottom edge and unpaginated initial sheets. light abrasive handling appears as whitish patches, moderately on solid gold-tone rear. numbered figures and tables within the textblock chapters. 845 pp. ISBN # 0897668065.
New York: Consultants Bureau, 1963. Authorized translation from the Russian. Quarto; good/poor; dj, gray spine with black text; dj, very badly shelf worn, chipped, torn; HB, gray spine with black text gray cloth boards, moderate shelf wear, bumping; Ex Library stamps on title page and both endpapers; ex libris on ffep; text block clean; illus.: figures, tables; 394pp.
Liechtenstein: Interlibrum Vaduz, 1975. First. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Blue and orange spine with black text; Covers weathered with age, otherwise clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, crimping along spine, back cover top corner creased; Textblock darkened with age otherwise clean, last few pages of text have creased top corners in line with creased back cover, heavy foxing along top edge; pp 241.
Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago Press, 1987. US Printing. Qto. VG/G+. sunned minty green tall DJ spine with traces of white that pattern the jacket front also. titling is in navy and between abraded tip and tail--closed tears and stressed corners. wide DJ front is partially the original gray with huge navy title, and white subtitling, authors and editor in white on wide blue text field. large closed tears to rear. light gray clothbound HB with stamped navy titling. right fep,with black name of prior owner. cracks to hinge of the title page with some binding material visible. text chapters highlighted by many figures, two small galleries of b/w photos and details. all sheets free of marks/writing. 272 pp. ISBN# 0226813045.
Great Britain: Clarendon,Press, 1978. Reprint. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. light blue wrappers spine with author, main title in black capitals between truncated gray bands and dark blue tipped spine ends. chafed and whitish along both sides of the spine and both softcover panels are a basic light blue with some enlarged black titling left -justified close to the blue on blue border, each side. VOL 2, PART III . clear ivory sheets, a tinge sunned and thus yellowed on smooth edges, all sides. previous owner's name and date on half-title page. figures are numbered within the chapters, with text detail. 482 pp. with supplementary bibliography and index. ISBN# 0198551304.
New York, NY: Academic Press, Inc. 1970. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. dark blue DJ spine with small ivory titling, gently worn at ends, chafed slightly. DJ panels are ivory, rubbed superficially, with navy text. burgundy clothbound HB, with gilt stamped titling and adjacent boards neat, minor bumps to corners. skimmed ivory textblock, no writing or marks within. much foxed head-edge but fore-edge and tail clear. an aged but sturdy volume. 378 pp. ISBN# 0120748509.
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1989. First edition. Octavo; G/No-DJ hardcover; orange spine with black text; boards are strong and clean except for a 4.25 x 2 inch "display copy" label on front and a few tiny dark spots along top edge of front; front free end paper has previous owner's name stamped in ink, otherwise text block is clean; pp 353.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1956. Octavo; VG/G-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is moderately age toned with fraying at head of spine, lightly rubbed & scratched exterior with minor edge wear and price clipped; Boards are clean with strong panels and only minor rubbing at corners; Previous owner's name on ffep; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with unmarked pages; pp 475.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1964. Octavo. VG/no DJ - paperback; Black spine with tan text; spine is partially rubbed and is slightly faded in black diagonally about 3 inches across; Front cover has a slight crease on the bottom right corner spanning about 3 inches; back cover has a slight crease on the bottom left corner spanning about 1 inch; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 519.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1964. Reprinted. Octavo. VG/Poor DJ. Blue spine with white and black text; dustjacket has multiple significant tears with the largest spanning 2.5 inches across the front cover; some creases on the front dj as well; bumped corners of the dj; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 522.
Warrendale,PA: The Metallurgical Society of AIME, 1980. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light olive green fabric spine with metallic red text. Boards have shelf wear, foxing on spine, light bumping on bottom corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, last two pages have bottom corner clipped, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 525.
Warrendale,PA: The Metallurgical Society of AIME, 1980. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light olive green fabric spine with metallic red text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has Ex-library stamp on title page, closed tears on p.423, p.439-444, p.479-482, p.511, some with tape repair by previous owner, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 525.
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.
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.
Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing, 1967. Ex-library; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thick red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, light sticker residue and pencil writing on spine, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has library stamp on front paste down, embossed label on title page with some pencil marks, stamp on copyright page, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 1241.
Leipzig: G. J. Goschen'sche Verlagshandlung, 1910. 12mo; good/fair+; dj, brown with no text; HB, gray cloth spine with black titles; rx libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; clean; light general age-toning; 180 pp.; illus.; binding shaken; light staining; dj, deeply sunned; on front panel hand-written titles; chipping and tears; ---[TEXT IN GERMAN].
American Research Council, 1962. First. Small octavo; G+/G; black spine with tan text; dustjacket has light edgewear with light tearing, chipping and fraying, age-toning to covers, flaps and spine, boards are strong with light fading and staining; textblock has light foxing to edges, otherwise clean; 95pp.
Amsterdam, Netherlands: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1969. N/A. large 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. light exposure has bleached the plum toned clothbound spine to a dull beige, stamped with much obscured gray lettering for editors and large gray outlined titling. edgewear is concentrated at abraded thin panel bottom edges. original plum hued boards, front board has gray outlined capital lettering, right justified and with tiny gray aligned editors and tiny publisher; properly spaced apart. right fep has blue ink author name in upper right corner, and date stamped by previous institution. endsheets both framed with faint yellow tonal discoloration. exposure does seep into interior, thus textblock with some marginal discoloration. frontispiece is b/w portrait on glossy white facing title page. chapters include numbered figures and tables. 873 pp. ISBN# 720401593.
London & Glasgow: Blackie & Son Limited, 1945. Third Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ: Dark blueish green spine with gold text: Boards are clean with general shelfwear, bumping at head and tail of spine, rubbing, spine slightly shakey: Textblock is darkened with age, front free page has previous owners name on front free page, otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: Third Edition: 370 pp.
New York: Hafner Publishing Company, n.d. Fifth edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with faded gilded text; Boards straight and strong, edge wear very minor, spine darkened with age, boards have occasional rubbing, color of front and back board darkened slightly at outer edges, pastedowns age toned; Textblock age toned, interior clean; 437 pp.; Year of publication not indicated.
New York: Pergamon Press, 1956. First Edition. Octavo. VG/G- DJ. Brown spine with darker brown text; spine formerly had sun-exposure and part of it is torn; several torn parts on the dj with more in the upper than lower areas and includes torn edges, tears along the spine and rubbing in the corners; one torn area of spine extends 2 inches to the edges of the front dj; dj noted to have several creases along the top edge and some brown moisture exposure stains on the upper right corner and lower left hand corner on the front dj; a few brown stains also seen on the upper left hand corner on the back dj; boards are strong but rear board has slight indentation; front and rear free end pages are clean; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but otherwise clean and unmarked. Pp. 238.
Ann Arbor: Edwards Brothers, Inc. 1943. Photo-Lithoprint reproduction. Octavo; VG-/no dust jacket; Faded green spine with faded gilt text; Boards show age related fading, undamaged; Edge of text block is age toned, lightly foxed and dust stained, previous owner's name on front end-paper, age related stains in front and rear hinges, otherwise interior is clean and undamaged; German language; 591pp.
Berlin: Springer, 1965. first edition. octavo in brown cloth with ivory letters and DJ; VG/VG; spine ivory with brown letters; DJ and boards have moderate soiling; previous owner's name inside front cover; thin paper slightly yellowed around edges; text in fine print clean; pp. 591; in GERMAN; shelved in Physics section.
Paris: Librairie Scientifique-Industrielle, 1847. Second edition. Small Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text on dark green panel; New branch of physics or studies of bodies in spheriodal state; Boards have slightly rubbed and lightly scratched exterior with some wear at corners & edges, however panels are sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned with very light foxing on exterior edges, slight cracking near head edge between front pastedown & end paper from binding, some writing on rear end paper, shadow toning at pastdown corners, and slight moisture staining at head edge fore corner; pp 223. French language.
London: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, 1965. Octavo; good-/fair-; glossy white spine with red and blue text; dj, badly shelf worn, with large open tears at head/tail of spine; dampstaining at tail of spine; portion of an odd sticker affixed to tail portion of spine; HB, tan cloth spine with gold text in blue color block; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; head edge, spotting; dampstaining to tail end of rear endpapers, bleeding a bit onto the tail end of the text block; 217pp. Offered as is.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc. 1953. Second edition. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with green text; Covers are slightly age toned with light rubbing on exterior, mostly on rear with lightly rubbed corners; Previous owner's name on front end paper; Text block is light age toned with clean pages and tight binding; pp 253.
Wien: Franz Deuticke, 1955. Small octavo; vg/good; dj, white spine with black bands and blue text; HB, black cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 152 pp. frontispiece; dj, sunned; chipping, spot staining, and minor tears;else very good; ---[TEXT IN GERMAN].
Upton, New York: Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1978. First. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Yellow spine with black text; Covers generally clean with shelfwear and edgewear, brownish stain on front cover, two parallel vertical scuff marks on rear cover as well as several small stains; Textblock clean; pp 182.
New York, NY: W.A. Benjamin, Inc. 1965. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. smoky white DJ spine with black uppercase titling. moderate edgewear, concentrated at chipping and creasing ends, tiny closed cuts and wear to corners of the simple shadowy white exterior, all characters black. HB is medium blue clothbound with stamped gilt spine titling, sunned lighter at ends and along thin panel edges. lightly read, no marks or writing, unblemished edges. 202 pp.
Edinburgh: Various, 1858. First Edition. 8vo., VG; leather-bound polished calf boards, five-paneled spines, gilt tooling to spines with gilt floral motif to compartments, gilt lettering to red and green title labels, double-ruled gilt border with floral motif to corners to boards, gilt motif to turn-ins, gilt diagonal dashes to board edges, marbled endpapers; bookplates to front pastedowns, ffeps; VOL. 1 [LOCKE AND SYDENHAM WITH OTHER OCCASIONAL PAPERS: pub. 1858 by Thomas Constable and Co., 478 pages.; chipping with material loss to head of spine (headband visible); superficial scratching/scuffing to back board; bumping with slight material loss to corners of boards; rubbing to edges and hinges, gilt tooling to board edges rubbed off in parts; mild wear to bright gilt top, age-toning to text-block; occasional creasing to leaves and marginalia in pencil to interior]; VOL. 2 [HORAE SUBSECIVAE, A SECOND SERIES: pub. 1861 by Edmonston and Douglas, printed by Thomas Constable and Co., 427 pages.; stain to front board] mislabelled, with title story not listed in Table of Contents, but present in volume 1; VOL. 3 [JOHN LEECH AND OTHER PAPERS: pub. 1882 by David Douglas, 442 pages.; a smaller 8vo. roughly 1/2" shorter than Vols. 1-2; contains tipped-in ephemera to back paste-down, front board slightly loose]; John Brown FRSE FRCPE (22 September 1810 – 11 May 1882) was a Scottish physician and essayist best known for his three-volume collection Horae Subsecivae (Leisure Hours, 1858), which included essays and papers on art, medical history and biography. Of the first, his dog story "Rab and his Friends" (1859), and his essays "Pet Marjorie" (1863), on Marjorie Fleming, the ten-year-old prodigy and "pet" of Walter Scott, "Our Dogs", "Minchmoor", and "The Enterkine" are best known. Brown was half-brother to the organic chemist Alexander Crum Brown.; shelved above case 0.
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.
Woodbury, NY: AIP - American Institute of Physics, 1994. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. light blue metallic wraps spine with black titling down spine. a tad bit worn at smooth spine ends and thumbed a touch at corners. clear interior filled with tables and figures throughout. gently handled with neat off white outer edges. 336 pp. ISBN# 156396273x.
Washington, D.C. National Academy of Sciences, 1973. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. mild orange clothbound HB with bright purple contrast titling upon spine and much enlarge upon front board. right fep, black ink name of prior owner. textblock interior skimmed lightly with basic ivory sheets and unmarked edges. 406 pp. ISBN# 0309021383l.
New York, NY: American Institute of Physics, 1992. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. black glossy HC spine with white author, orange title and publisher. a solid copy, minimal wear to both outer panels. bound tightly, skimmed sheets, neatly aligned corners. no marks or writing, bright white outer edges. 417 pp. ISBN# 0883189259.
New York, NY: New York Academy of Sciences, 1991. Annals of The New York, Academy of Sciences : Volume 631. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. light ivory wrappers, slim spine mildly tanned with black title at tip and series numbers right justified at tail. wrappers softcover has a full rainbow of softcover height striping at left, with large black title, left justified between tiny black series and small full editor titles. fep/ffep area are both clear. includes some numbered figures and titles. clear and excellent, softly flipped through, unblemished ivory edges, all sides. 263 pp. ISBN # 0897666682.