Oxford: Clarendon, 1935. xi, 297,  pages. Tall thick 8vo, gilt-lettered blue cloth, d.w. (price-clipped, sunned and a bit chipped). Oxford: Clarendon, 1935. Second edition, Bookplate and owner's name on the pastedown, else a fine clean copy in a very good dust wrapper. Dirac's most important contribution to "wave mechanics", the mathematical description of the atom worked out by Schroedinger. Dirac, who predicted the existence of antiparticles (i.e., the positron, discovered in 1932), shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with.....
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1955. 146 pages, 12mo, black cloth, d.w; worn at spine ends, ownership signature front free endpaper, dust wrapper worn, chipped at spine ends. New York Simon and Schuster, (1955). Second printing. Internally fine, a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. 8 lectures on Atomic weapons and the relationship between science and the wider culture of our times.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1971. Four volumes in two books. Extensively illustrated. (volume I: xvi + 168 pages and vi + 190 pages; Volume II: xii + 136 pages and vi + 228 pages), 4to, blue cloth, d.w.; spines of dust wrappers darkened, minor chipping. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, (1971). A very good(+) set in very good dust wrappers.
Brooklyn: New York City Transit Authority, 1969. New York City transit map and station guide published in 1969 by the New York City Transit Authority. Page unfolded measures 19" x 15.5" and folded 4.75" x 3.25". Charming pocket guide to New York City's public transport system before it was known as the "Subway". The map was originally published in 1968 by the New York City Transit Authority and revised in 1969. Shows the various Rapid Transit lines, stations, connections, routes.....
New York: George Braziller, 1997. 208 pages. 4to, red cloth, gilt spine titles. d.w. Black and White frontispiece, full color illustrations. New York: George Braziller. First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. First Edition. Translated in English by Paul Tucker. In a long, bright corridor in the Vatican Palace is one of the world's treasures: The Gallery of Maps. Lined with forty richly decorated map frescoes of Italy and its regions, the Gallery offers a "walking-tour".....
New York: Macmillan, 1905. Two volumes. xix, 724; vii, 904 pages. Thick 8vos, blue gilt-stamped cloth (edgeworn, stained, and neatly repaired at ends; page edges toned). New York: Macmillan, 1905. Hinges repaired internally. A good solid pair. Volume I: The National Government -- The State Governments. Volume II: The Party System -- Public Opinion -- Illustrations and Reflections -- Social Institutions.
New York: Scribner, 1896. Two ex-libris volumes. xxvii, 577; xvi, 681 pages. Thick 8vos, green gilt-stamped cloth. New York: Scribner, (1896). Cloth edgeworn, page edges toned, several library markings both internally and externally. Bookplates at front paste-down endpapers. Overall, internally clean and tight. A good set.
New York: William Morrow, 1988. Illustrated in black and white. 765 pages. Thick 8vo, blue cloth-backed boards (cloth faded), d.w. (price-clipped). New York: William Morrow, (1988). First Edition. Very good(+) in a very good(+) dust wrapper. The First Documented Dossier on Anthony Blunt's Cambridge Spy Ring.
New York: Glitterati, 2013. Two volumes. Illustrated abundantly in color and in black and white. 160; 174 pages. Small, square 8vos, green gilt-stamped cloth, decorative cloth slipcase (small stain at spine). New York: Glitterati, (2013). First Edition. Inscribed by the author at title page of volume I. A near fine set. Volume I: North Africa and the Middle East Including Turkey. Volume II: India and Southeast Asia.