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: Macmillan Company, 1938. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, red with black spine label and gold print; Boards in red cloth, some spotting, water stains, wear to outside corners and spine caps, fading to spine; Textblock mild tanning to endpapers, small stain to edge of preliminary pages, name in ink on front endpapers, clean text; viii, 277 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated.
London: Chiswick Press, 1933. First Edition. 8vo., 68 pages; VG; light grey cover with black print, slight spotting on front, foxing on spine, penciled notation on front cover, edges of over-sized cover bent and has some foxing along interior exposed edges, slight tear on top of back cover; slight spotting on first prelim. page; clean interior, binding tight.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Facsimile reprint. Booklet; pp 114; G/paperback; Dark tan spine without text; Facsimile of notebook with illustrations in text of Albert Abraham Michelson, includes biographical brochure; Covers have moderate rubbing and staining to exterior, slight fraying to edges, wear to spine edges and fore edges; Text block shows minor wear, slight adhesive residue to front pastedown; interior unmarked;.
First Edition. 8vo, paged -72, tables; G-; green cover with black print, some spotting, pencil notation in upper right and left corners, slight tears at top and bottom spine edge, creasing along outer edge; back has blue library stamp at top edge, mild creasing along spine edge, slight spotting; interior clean but for tear at spine edge of first page and slight stains from rusting binding staples, first page has slight soiling along bottom edge and slight tears to this edge; "Reprinted from the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. XXXVI, No. 1. January, 1914."
First Edition. 8vo, paged -390, tables; G-; brown cover with black print, ink inscription at upper right corner "Compliments of R.H. Adams", mild creasing along spine edge and outside edge, bumped corners, slight spotting, back cover has blue library stamp at top left corner; interior pages slightly worn with mild creasing, pen and pencil notation on p. 385; "Reprinted form Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol. 21, No. 16, pp. 381-390, 1931"; "Papers from the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, No. 772."
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.
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.
First Edition. 8vo., 5 pages, paged -221, 1 plate, illustrated; G-; blue cover with ink inscription "W.E. Aryton, Testing Galvanometer", some smudging and spotting, small tears along lower edge and at top and bottom of spine, curled lower corner, bumped upper corners, center creased throughout, stray ink marking at top of back cover; ink inscription inside front cover "Prof. G. Carey Foster, With kind regards from the Author, 50 Kensington Gardens Square, London W., Dec. 8th"; slight foxing on interior pages, smudging along upper edges, text clean; "From the Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal for September, 1871, p. 217"
First Edition. 8vo, paged -58; gray cover with black print, peripheral tanning, tears at top corners and bottom left corner, tears along spine edge, upper right corner bumped and creased throughout, light spotting; interior clean but for light spotting; "From the Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. 50"; "Received May 19, 1891."
Yokohama: 1878. First Edition. 8vo., 10 pages; G-; grey cover with black print, ink inscription "With the Author's compliments"; penciled notation at bottom edge, peripheral browning, chipping at bumped corners and at upper edge of front and back cover, some rubbing, stain at bottom of of back cover, cover tears at bottom and top of spine, cover separating from spine, tear on title page from binding thread; soiling top edge of title page, otherwise clean interior and text; "Read before the Asiatic Society of Japan, January 26th, 1878"
Yokohama: 1878. First Edition. 8vo., 31 pages, 5 folded plates, graphs, tables; G-; mauve cover with black print, ink inscription "Prof. G.C. Foster, F.R.S.T., with the Author's compliments"; peripheral soiling, pencil notation at lower edge of front, some spotting, bumped corners, cover deterioration at top and bottom of spine, chipped upper left corner of back cover, slight stains on upper and lower edges of back cover; spine releasing from cover at title page, center creased throughout, some foxing on title page and on pages adjacent to plates, otherwise clean interior and text; "Read before the Asiatic Society of Japan, January 26th, 1878"
Tokyo: 1877. First Edition. 8vo., 7 pages + 1 folded leaf of plates; G; yellow cover with black print, pencil inscription at top, pencil inscription beneath title "Tokyo, 1877", peripheral tanning, smudging, some spotting, creasing along spine edge, chipping/slight tears at all edges, vertical center crease throughout; back has chipping along edges, smudging, some spotting, creasing along spine, peripheral tanning; spine edge of cover deteriorating; inside corners are bumped/folded, some bumping at outer edge of pages, slight spotting, smudging at lower right page corners, clean text.
Tokyo: 1877. First Edition. 8vo., 13 pages; G+; light pink cover with black print, pencil notation at top edge, pencil notation beneath title "Tokyo, 1877", some peripheral tanning, smudging, some spotting, slight tears along all edges, corners curling with smudging on lower right corner; back has peripheral tanning, spotting, smudges, slight tears on top and bottom edges, and creases along spine edge; inside, some spotting and foxing, smudging at page edges; text clean.
First Edition. 8vo, paged -215, illustrated; G-; housed in clear plastic envelope, tan cover with black print, front detached from spine, peripheral tanning, chipping at all edges, light spotting, back cover torn from spine at top and bottom, chipped edges, light spotting; interior clean; "From the Philosophical Magazine for August 1891."
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.
London: Bell and Daldy, 1866. First Edition. 8vo., 32 pages, illustrations, tables; G-; lacks cover, inserted in white envelope with red print address and ink inscription of title and author; exposed spine, first prelim. page separated with small tear on right edge, some spotting, pencil inscription upper left, partial ink inscription at top edge "From the author", title page and last page has some smudging; clean interior; "An Extract from the Proceedings of the Royal Artillery Institution, Woolwich"
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. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; tan spine, navy blue lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, some edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, chipping on spine head edge, soiling on front and rear, pen mark on interior front flap, price cut; boards slightly bowed, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on rear, penned signature on front end paper; text block age toned, minor soiling on exterior head and fore edges; xi, 197pp.
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.
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.
New York: W.A. Benjamin Inc, 1969. Octavo. VG/no DJ - softcover. Age-toned tan spine with multiple significant creases across with black text/title; covers are clean with minimal edgewear; cover has a clear protective covering; black marking on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 594.
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1970. First Printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; hardcover; black spine, pink text; boards strong, slight bowing, general edgwear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, interior age toned, light damp staining on front interior, former owner's name written in marker on front end paper; text block slightly age toned, foxing and light soiling on exterior edges, some separation from spine, gutter occasionally visible; 619pp.
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.
New York: Academic Press, 1960. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, tan with green print; Boards in tan cloth with green print, slight spotting, bump to spine, light wear to spine caps; Textblock has library stamp on front edge, endpapers, and title page, stray marks with red pencil on title page and front endpapers, clean text; “A Symposium sponsored by the Armstrong Cork Company held at its Research and Development Center, Lancaster, Pennsylvania”; x, 150 pages, graphs.
New York: Academic Press, 1957. First English Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; tan spine with navy text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, tearing at spine head and tail and in corners; boards are strong, bump in front upper corner; textblock has age toning, slight edgewear, name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 368.
New York: Plenum Press, 1973. Octavo; VG/VG-; white and grey spine, navy blue lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, small closed tears on tail edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light soiling on spine, spine sun toned, interior age toned; boards strong, bumping on fore edges; text block slightly age toned, very occasional light soiling; xvi, 345pp.
First Edition. 8vo, page 192-211, illustrated, graphs, tables; VG; green cover with black print, pencil notation in upper right corner, slight peripheral tanning, slight tear to lower spine corner, slight fold to bumped lower right corner; clean interior; "From American Journal of Science, Vol. 238, Mar., 1940, Pp. 192-211."