New Haven: 1847. First Edition. 8vo., paged -462, vii pages, illustrated; Fair; brown cover with black print, cover generally soiled with stains, tears at spine, foxing, buff label affixed to front is partially torn away, corners bumped, spine partially exposed; back is very soiled with upper right corner torn away and tears at lower edge, spotting, smudging; interior foxing and stained; "Vol. IV, November 1847, No. 12."
General Science/History of Science (Science & Tech)
New Haven: 1847. First Edition. 8vo., paged -304, illustrated, tables; G-; brown cover with black print, stains, smudging, spotting, tears at spine expose binding, slight foxing, corners bumped; back has slight tear to upper left corner and along left edge, foxing, spotting, light smudging; interior foxing with some staining; "Vol. IV, September 1847, No. 11."
In Fuligno: Gio. Tomassini Stamp. Vescovile e Pubblico, 1821. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 124pp; rough and spine-torn later paper-covered boards; later engravings from a different edition affixed to front and rear pastedowns; lacking prelims; some workmanlike restorations to front gutter obscuring the "P" in Presso... [imprint]; paper and text restoration on pp45 restores 3 lines of text from another copy [presumably the same edition]; contents shows some foxing and offsetting; else very good. [Spine; plain bluish paper with spine tears; no text]. [Note: A.S. Con Bedini].
Washington DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1967. Quarto; VG-; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, some edgewear, minor rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, small tear on spine head edge, red rubbing on front interior, browning in front and rear interiors especially along pastedowns, slight tearing on head edges of front and rear paste downs; text block very slightly age toned around edges; inserts included; ix, 266pp.
Albany: 1856. First Edition. 8vo., 139 pages; Fair; lacking front cover, back cover light green, age-toned, heavy spotting and stains, chipping and tears on all edges; front page has light smudging, tears at top and bottom of spine and both outside corners, binding thread exposed, slight spotting; clean interior but for creased, torn, and smudged upper right corner from page 119 to end.
Paris: Revue Francaise Des Bijoutiers-Horlogers, 1949. First Edition Thus. Quarto; 375pp; original softcover wraps; bottom wrap lost; top wrap soiled and worn; owner bookplate verso title; contents very good; clean and unmarked; 241 illustrations. Text in French. [Spine; black titles on toned buff paper; bagged].
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. First Edition. 8vo, iv, 41 pages, tables; G-; white cover with black print, peripheral foxing to cover and edges of pages, some creasing to front of cover, slight bumps to outer corners, back cover creased; clean interior; "Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry by Command of Her Majesty, February 1972."
Orleans: Henri Tessier, circa 1920. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 50pp; later green cloth; owner bookplate front pastedown; contents a bit toned; French text offprint containing 4 individual articles, including 1) Mouvements perpetuels mecaniques; 2) Mouvements a circulation de fluide; 3) Mouvements magnetiques et electriques; 4) Mouvements perpetuels divers. [Spine; gilt title on green cloth]. [Note: A.S. Con Bedini].
Quarto; G+; hardcover; bound in aquamarine leather, gilt lettering; boards bowed, some shelfwear, general edgewear, major bumping on front head edge, rubbing and bumping on fore corners, rubbing on spine edges, rubbing on hinges, interior age toned, damp staining on pastedowns, erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, occasional soiling, small indent and closed tears on pages 15 through 59; xv, 337pp.
Lee's Summit, MO: Unity Books, 1966. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. bright orange/coral DJ spine with small teal lettering between chipped and cut strip ends. chafing aside the DJ spine right, swirls of dark red, green and ivory with large dark yellow overlay titling. heavily foxed front and rear inner flap. shelfwear moderate. medium green clothbound HB with stamped titling, gently pushed in ends and bumped corners. heavily foxed right fep, with inscription of prior owner and ffep. a solid volume, includes numbered figures in the basically clean textblock. lightly foxed edges, all sides. 423 pp.
Bloomington, IN & Milton Keynes, UK: AuthorHouse, 2006. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: White spine with dark blueish gray text: DJ is clean and in very good condition with mild shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, two bar code stickers on back board: Textblock is clean, front free page and copyright pages have stamps from the Library of Congress, pages otherwise clean and free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 486 pp.
Boston, MA: American Meteorological Society, 2001. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. panoramic light blue cloud-scape between jacket wide band of black along upper and lower edges. small spine titling in black with ivory publisher just above foot. lightly rubbed, its jacket front has a small montage of illustrations beneath enlarged titling. edgewear is slight. dark blue clothbound HB with stamped gilt titles, trim and sharply cornered, thick boards. glossy white stock, SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE FACING AUTHOR PHOTO IN B/W. 142 pp. ISBN# 1878220462.
Berlin: Herausgeber, 2001. Limited Edition #606/1000. Folio;VG/G+; Grey spine with orange and black text; DJ shows moderate shelf wear, surface scratches and spots on front and back, frayed corners and edges, light dirt and age toning; Boards are strong and clean with general shelf wear; Textblock clean, light age toning, corners bent on some pages, small tears on front and back hinge, otherwise clean; pp 155. Signed By Author Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
Mountain View: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1988. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Lavender spine with white text; Covers have some light edge wear incl. occasional short, light crease near edges, spine sunned and has a few tiny scuffs, covers have faint damp stain along their bottom edges, back cover occasional light rubbing, inside of back cover a few small, faint spots, all cover text and graphics very clear, book's binding is strong; Textblock bottom edge has faint damp stain, text interior is clean; 213 pp.
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1984. Large Quarto: VG/no-DJ: Navy blue spine with gold text: Boards are strong with some general shelfwear mainly concentrated at tail and head of spine and corners, some light dust staining: Textblock is slightly darkened with age but clean and pages are free of markings and tears, light creases from dog eared pages on about half the pages, front free page has previous owners name in black ink: NASA Special Publication 474: 175 pp. Voyager 1 and 2 Atlas of Six Saturnian Satellites.
New York, Washington, Philadelphia, London: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1989. First printing. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with silver lettering. Notable scuff to the rear board at the bottom of the fore-edge, etched into the edge of the board. Small discoloring scuff to front cover near the center. Covers overall clean otherwise. Binding strong, text block edges clean, text of pages clean and free of markings. Top front corner bumped. 394pp.
New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2008. Paperback Edition. rectangular Qto. dark gray glossy wraps spine with large white uppercase title between tiny white author and small publisher logo. chafing concentrated at wraps spine ends and moderately to thick illustrated softcovers. superficial rubbing to exterior. a celestial blend of science and art as the. b/w and color images are enlarged and have captions of text detail. most are surrounded by a thick black frame.remainder mark on head-edge. 320 pp. ISBN# 9780810995468.
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.
Londini [London]: Typis Henrici Woodfall, Sumptibus Pauli et Isaaci Vaillant, 1739. First Edition. 4to., xvi, 307pp., 5pp. Index; VG; bound in polished brown calf, spine paneled tan leather with red label and gilt lettering; spine rebound, previous boards; boards have a gilt border, gilt rule to covers; gilt tooled turn-ins; marbled endpapers; some wear and bumping to corners, wear to boards; frontispiece portrait of Bentley, engraved by Geo. Vertue after I. (Sir James) Thornhill; large engraved headpiece to the dedication; folding plate of Farnese atlas, in excellent condition, plate only has the two folds; wide margins; consignment; shelved case 4.
Washington: Philosophical Society of Washington, 1899. First Edition. 8vo., paged 337-365; VG- condition paperback; tan cover with black print, slight soiling, two 1" closed tears on front cover, chipping on back cover and spine, pencil marking and embossed stamp on front cover; clean interior; "Philosophical Society of Washington Bulletin, Vol. XIII, pp. 337-366"; "Annual Presidential Address Delivered Before the Philosophical Society of Washington, January 7, 1899"
Slough: Technivision Services, 1970. Octavo; G-; blue and white spine, black text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, large open tear extending from front cover to spine, open tear on front head edge, closed tear on front tail edge, closed tears on rear head edge, closed tear on spine head edge, open tear on spine tail edge, rubbing on fore corners and hinges, damp staining on spine, spine sun toned, small closed tear on rear interior flap; boards strong, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, rear pastedown beginning to separate from boards; text block age toned around edges; 344pp.
Slough: Technivision Services, 1970. Octavo; VG-/G-; blue and white spine, black text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, large open tear extending from front cover to spine, open tear on front head edge, closed tear on front tail edge, closed tears on rear head edge, closed tear on spine head edge, open tear on spine tail edge, rubbing on fore corners and hinges, damp staining on spine, spine sun toned, small closed tear on rear interior flap; boards strong, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, rear pastedown beginning to separate from boards; text block age toned around edges; 344pp.
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.
The Netherlands: Springer, 2006. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; White spine with black text. Boards have general shelfwear, has Ex-Library call number label on spine, otherwise clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has library stamp on title page, bar code sticker and call number label on rear free end paper; pp 429.
Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001. Dutch Printing. thick Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. vibrant blue leatherette with a fine grain to the HB spine and the adjacent panels. stamped silver titling between thin silver decorative stripes at tip and tail. two small nicks to front board, pushed in spine ends and gently abraded corners. VOLUME 1 ONLY! chapters filled with color and b/w figures printed among the text on semi-glossy stock. thick volume, slightly graying on fore-edge and tail, otherwise a solid copy with no interior writing or marks. out-of-print. 960 pp. ISBN# 0792371941.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1982. Folio; VG/VG; Blue spine with illustration and black text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket from previous owner, general shelfwear, minor edgewear, age toning limited to rear fold; Boards have minimal edgewear otherwise clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 190. May require extra shipping pricing for international.
Washington, DC: NASA, June 2006. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. dark navy glossy DJ spine with small white and pale blue lettering for title, author and publisher. illustrated jacket front and rear. medium powder blue clothbound HB with stamped metallic tilting down spine and front board. tightly bound text, includes some b/w images and photos. a clear, bright white copy within. 335 pp.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with tan print; DJ has wear to all edges including spine hinges and flap folds, small tears at spine head cap and front lower flap fold, slight spotting and smudging, vendor label on front; Boards in black cloth with gold print, clean and strong, slight bump to spine tail; Textblock has name in ink on front endpapers, otherwise clean; viii, 457 pages, illustrated.
New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1924. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to outer corners and spine caps, spotting, shelfwear; Textblock has gilt top edge, deckle-edged, owner bookplate on front endpapers, very slight spotting to endpapers, some pages uncut; xxii, 262 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated with b&w plates.