London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1829. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white (tanned) with gold print on black banner; Boards in white cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, small tears to hinges, tanned spine, soiling to cloth, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, cracked rear hinge, foxing throughout; variously paged, illustrated (b&w).
General Science/History of Science (Science & Tech)
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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."
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."
Paris: Bachelier, Imprimeur-Libraire du Bureau des Longitude et de 'Ecole Polytechnique, 1837. 18mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown leather, worn exposed corners, spine rebuilt with cloth with original title bands attached, torn at front hinge; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers reinforced with brown canvas tape, spine torn at page 220, foxing throughout; Chiefly consists of “Notices scientifiques: Sur le tonnerre, par M. Arago” and “Notices scientifiques: Notice sur la vitesse de la lumiere, par M. Delaunay”; Text in French; various pagings.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1902. Thick octavo; pp 782; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; full title: Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1901; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to gutter at pp 400-401; cracking to gutters; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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].
London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1829. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print on black banner; Boards in cream cloth, tanning to spine, tear along front hinge, wear to corners and spine caps, spine head torn away, tanning, shelfwear, spotting; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, spotting to edges, foxing throughout; variously paged, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Munn & Co., 1906. Folio; pp 548; G-/no-DJ; dark red spine with gilt text; bound periodical; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; minor wear to edge; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows foxing exterior edges; interior slightly toned; ex-library with markings and stamp to verso of half title page; marking to rear endpaper; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown; shadow toning to verso of half title page and title page; patterned endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1926. Reprinted. 12mo; pp 155; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with blue text; early reprint; cloth shows some soiling to exterior; green embossed illustration to front; some rubbing wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; former owner's name to ffep; illustrated; light pencil; good binding;.
New York: Interscience Publishers, Inc., 1960. Reprinted. Small Quarto; pp 303; G/G; black/white spine with black/white text; ex-library; this volume only; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; some minor chipping to edges, tape residue toward spine tail edge; cloth shows age wear to exterior, moderate rubbing to edges; boards is also covered with paper and mylar wraps; text block has slight toning toward edges, mostly to exterior edges; interior clean; ex-library stamp to exterior edges; small ex-library stamps to rear endpaper; rear endpaper has closed tear to tail edge; sticker residue to rear pastedown.
New York: Interscience Publishers, Inc., 1960. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 647; G/G-; white/black spine with white text; ex-library; this volume only; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; moderate wear to edges; chipped rear flap; tape residue to spine; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; paper wraps; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to rear endpapers; slight toning to interior edges.
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.
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.
La Grange Park, IL: American Nuclear Society, 1989. First Edition. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Grayish brown spine with gold text: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, binding slightly shaken but still solid: Textblock has age toning to exterior, pages clean and unmarked: First Edition: 478 pp.
Hamburg und Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss, 1883. Thick Octavo; pp 2185; G-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound black leather spine with gilt text to spine with gilt decorations and raised bands; boards have moderate wear to exterior, rubbed edges and corners; text block marbled, some fading to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name label to front pastedown, previous bookshop's label to rear end paper; some foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean; German text.
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.
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: Hafner Publishing Company, 1953. Booklet [6x8]; pp 144; Poor/paperback; dark brown spine without text; exterior has heavy brown tape to spine and edges; cracking to front cover; missing rear cover; cover shows darkening to exterior; tape residue to front; text block has age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated; ex-library with markings inside; cracked front gutter; bookplate to inside front cover.
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.