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). Shelved with overstock 15's in Room X.
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."
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].
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1921. Octavo; pp 1075; G-; 1/4 bound blue leather spine with gilt text to red bar; blue marbled boards; no jacket; exterior shows some rubbing to edges and joints; marbled boards; slightly sunned spine; text block has age toned exterior edges; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior pages slightly age toned;.
New York: Sotheby's, 2019. Quarto; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight bumps to corners, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 151 pages, illustrated (color). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
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; G- condition paperback. Beige spine with faded black text. original softcover wraps; Covers age-tones and foxed, rear cover missing, edges chipped, crease marks and closed tears along spine; owner bookplate verso title; contents very good; clean and unmarked save for a few pages that have check marks written in the margins of the pages; 241 illustrations. Text in French. 375pp.
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."
New York: Random House, 1990. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 331 pages; VG/VG; quarter binding of yellow cloth, covers in green paper; spine forest green with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; price uncut '$19.95'; mild shelf wear; inscribed at half title by Ackerman; pages clean; shelved Science.
New York: Dover Publications, 1950. New 1950 edition. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has green-tinted top edge (stained), pencil scrawl to bottom edge, bookplate on front pastedown, mild tanning to endpapers, cracked rear hinge, pp. 98-122 stained; xxxi, 638 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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 Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; off-white spine with gray and black text; first edition; dust jacket shows mild exterior wear; minor edge wear; cloth clean; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges have minimal wear; interior clean; tight binding; pp 118.
Cambridge, London, New York; Paris: Cambridge University Press; Unesco, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; pp 304; VG-/G; dark grayish green pictorial spine with pink and green text; dust jacket shows some rubbing wear to exterior; small price sticker to front flap; cloth has very light wear to exterior; strong boards; frontispiece; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1889. Octavo; pp 514; Good; 1/4 bound brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; rebound; mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light tone to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece with tissue guard; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated;.
Caithness, Scotland: Whittles Publishing, 1996. Octavo; G+; dark blue pictorial spine with green and white text; no jacket; cloth shows some rubbing wear to exterior, due to handling; mild lean to spine; open chip to rear joint, as is; text block exterior edges have slight foxing; interior clean; illustrated; pp 371 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
La Grange Park, IL: American Nuclear Society, 1989. First Edition. Quarto: VG-hardcover: 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. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions.
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.
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.
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 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
New York and Basingstoke, UK: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1997. First Printing. Octavo; pp 485; VG/VG; blue spine with orange and white text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; previous owner's label to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author.
New Delhi: Indian National Science Academy, 1989. Reprinted. Octavo; G; light green spine with black text; reprinted; no jacket; cloth exterior has slight soiling tp exterior; though missing entire dj; front and rear jacket adhered to panels; sturdy boards; text block edges show some smudges; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated; pp 689.
Sydney: University of Sydney, Science Centenary Committee, 1985. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with yellow print; Boards in illustrated black cloth with yellow print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, wear to hinges and bottom edge, mild shelfwear; Text block clean; 256 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Oxford University Press, 1959, 1960. Twelfth Edition Reprint. Octavo, 3 vols.; VG/VG-; spines age toned, with blue labels and red lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; mild shelf wear and scuffing; all spines age toned; small chip missing from crown of vol. 1 spine; small closed tear to vol. 2 jacket front at lower edge; small chip missing at head of vol. 2 spine; small chip missing at head of vol. 3 spine; price uncut on all vols. '28s. net'; vol. 2 spine slightly cocked; all vols. contain black and white photos and limited-color illustrations; pages clean; shelved above Case 13.
London: D. Lane, Steam Printer, circa 1862. Octavo, G+, clay-orange hardcover with blank spine and gilt title on front cover. Significant abrasion with chipping to extremities of lightly stained cloth-covered boards, particularly to spine head, with old archival glue repair to split seams along front and especially rear joints; old hand-penned library sticker across spine. Hinges starting at front endpapers, but repair ensures secure binding. Wesleyan University Library sticker on front pastedown; related stamps and markings throughout. Previous seller's penciled writing on ffep describes rarity of volume. Age-toning; otherwise, clean.
Carnegie Institution of Washington. First Edition. 8vo, paged 268-280, illustrated; VG; grey cover with black print, pencil notation at top right of front cover, pen inscription on front cover beneath title "Gift of Prof. R. Daly-1957", light smudge to upper right of cover edge, slight bump to lower spine corner, back cover has library stamp at top left corner; interior clean but for spot on p. 271, crease on title page and p. 271; "Extracted from Year Book No. 23, 1924, pages 268 to 280."
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1902. Fourth Edition. 8vo., xv, 489pp., 1pp. ad; VG; spine green cloth with gilt lettering; mild shelfwear, including bumping to corners, head and tail of spine, wear to spine edges; foxing to text block, intermediate mild foxing throughout; 6 b/w plates, plus pasted frontispiece and vignette; tissue guard on frontispiece; paste used on frontispiece caused some waving to page; no writing in interior; boards slightly loose; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
Cambridge, MA and London: The MIT Press, 2010. Octavo; pp 419; VG; black spine with silver text; no jacket; scarce in hardback; cloth shows slight rubbing wear to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; strong boards; text block has only light wear to exterior edges; remainder mark to exterior tail edge; interior clean; illustrated;.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1970. Fourth Printing. Octavo; VG-/G-; pp 639; red and mustard spines with white text; 2 volumes. Stated 4th printing; dust jackets have moderate foxing to exteriors; price clipped front flaps; minor edge wear; cloths show very light wear to exteriors; strong boards; text block exterior edges have some foxing; previous owner's name to ffeps; Volume 1 has a few pages of pen underlining and margin lines between pp68-119 (10 or so pages overall), Volume 2 free of notations; illustrated Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
London, Warsaw, Cracow, New York: Macmillan/Polish Scientific Publishers, 1972. Small Quarto; G/G; dark red spine with white text; this volume only; dust jacket has some soiling to wear to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; pp 282; VG/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows some wear to exterior; slight chipping to edges; shows soiling to rear; price clipped front flap; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior; interior clean.
Cambridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1980. First Edition. 12mo; VG/VG-; black/pink pictorial spine with white text; first edition; dust jacket has only slight exterior wear; mildly toned flaps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block exterior edges show very little wear; mild tone to endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 144.
Chicago and London: The Open Court Publishing Co., 1915. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 402+387; G; red spines with gilt text to black label; no jackets; 2 volumes; cloths show moderate shelf wear to wear to exteriors; lightly sunned spines; slightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text blocks have some age toning to exterior edges;light staining to head edge; illustrated;.
New York: Dover Publications, 1962. First Edition. Large octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; beige and tan spine with black text; cover has sunning, a few small stains; textblock has slight edgewear, age toning, especially on front inside cover and title page, front endpaper missing, all text is clean, binding strong; pp 374. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.