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."
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;.
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.
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."
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).
Paris: Gauthier-Villars et Fils, Imprimeurs-Libraires, 1886. Large Thick Octavo; Fair/paperback; dark tan spine with black text; volume 7, this volume only; covers show sun darkening to spine; few chips to spine edges; vertical crack to mid spine; intact panels; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; some uncut pages; light foxing to few pages; illustrated; text in French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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.
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;.
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.
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.
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 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 York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1978. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 105; VG/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight sun ageing to exterior; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light tone to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
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.
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: Macdonald & Co., 1964. First Edition. Octavo; vg/fair; dj, black text on orange spine with two circular black shapes; dj, chipping and small open tears; protective film cover for dust jacket peeling at head of spine; HB, red cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; ex libris bookplate, glued to front pastedown; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; 108pp.
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 above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
New York: Truth Seeker Company, 1950. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with black text. Boards have general shelf wear, bumping on corners, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has previous bookstore's label on front end paper, light foxing on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 400.