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New York: Morrow, 1976. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. New York: Morrow, 1976. First Edition. Fine. Her first book. Scientifically accurate poems about the solar system, written while the author was a student at Cornell. Astronomer Carl Sagan served as a technical adviser for the book, and the dedicatory poem is to him. Review copy. Presentation, signed by Ackerman on the half-title. Scarce.
London: Various, 1772. Rubricated text throughout. Illustrated with many charts and some woodcut diagrams. Thick 12mo, contemporary red calf, gilt, leather label, a.e.g. London: various publishers, , for The Company of Stationers, 1772. First editions. An interesting collection in a very good(+) attractive period binding Titles include: Remarkable News from the Stars; The Gentleman's Diary & Mathematical Repository; The Ladies' Diary; Vox Stellarum; Merlinus Liberatus; Parker's Ephemeris; The Coelestial Diary; Poor Robin; The English Apollo; Speculum Anni; Olympia Domata; The...
North Shields: Potts, 1883. Some illustrations, folding table. xv + 393pp. plus hundreds of pages of appendix, tables and index. Thick 8vo, full spotted leather; heavy foxing to endpapers and title page, hinges mended, covers worn and dampstained. North Shields: J. W. Potts, ca. 1883. Seventh edition. A worn but sound and very good copy.
New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1924. Edited by Lucien Scaife. Frontispiece portrait, illustrated in black and white. 262 pages (some very minimal foxing), 8vo, green cloth (some light scratches to back cover). A very good(+) copy. "Dr. Brashear... is recognized as one of the most notable makers of optical lenses and surfaces..." Publisher's presentation slip tipped in and letter laid in to Mr. Edward Dean Adams.