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New York: Holt, 1947. Illustrated. 297pp., 8vo, green cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Henry Holt and Co., (1947). First Edition. Very good copy in a shelf worn dust wrapper; pencil erasure on flyleaf. Campbell, an important science fiction editor, wrote about the coming discovery of atomic power in 1938. This is a book about atomic physics written for the layman.
New York: Holt, 1947. Illustrated. 297pp., 8vo, green cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Henry Holt and Co., (1947). First Edition. Fine copy in a very good, un-clipped dust wrapper with slight edge-wear. Campbell, an important science fiction editor, wrote about the coming discovery of atomic power in 1938. This is a book about atomic physics written for the layman.
Utrecht: Wild & Altheer, 1792. Small 4to bound with 2 titles by Camper. FIRST: Discours prononces par feu Mr. Pierre Camper, en l'academie de dessein d'Amsterdam, sur le moyen de representer d'une maniere sure les diverses passions qui se manifestent sur le visage; sur l'etonnante conformite qui existe entre les quadrupedes, les oiseaux, les poissons et l'homme; et en fin sur le beau physique. Publies par son fils Adrien Gilles Camper, traduits du Hollandois par Denis Bernard Quatremere d'Isjonval. (iv).....
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1982. Illustrated in black & white. 436pp. 8vo, red cloth, slightly edge-worn d.w. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, (1982). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. With text by Theodore Caplow, Howard M. Bahr, Bruce A. Chadwick, Reuben Hill, and Margaret Holmes Williamson.
Basilae: Sebastianum Henricpetri, 1611. Illustrated with a medallion portrait and numerous woodcut diagrams in the text; printer's device on title and verso of final leaf; initials throughout. , 1148,  pages. Very thick 8vo, old vellum (well-rubbed but sound; spine darkened; 3 blank preliminary pages are replete with contemporary ink notations in Latin, otherwise internally clean). Basilae: Per Sebastianum Henricpetri, 1611. A very nice copy of this uncommon scientific work, with small ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro. According.....
London: Kegan Paul, 1934. Translated with an Introduction by M. Black. 101pp. 16mo, red cloth-backed boards (top corners lightly bumped; owner's signature inside front cover and endpaper). London: Keagan Paul, 1934. A very good(+) copy of this scarce and important book. Psyche Miniatures, General Series No. 63.
Edinburgh: 1854. 3 pages (front and back) each measuring 7.25 x 4.5 inches, Edinburgh, October 6, 1854 -- a chatty letter to a colleague, in small part: "...Mr. Watson has presented himself and your letter, and I am in no doubt of adding him as an acceptable addition to our corps of literary priests in Edinburgh, since he has appeared at your Tuesday evening meetings. I shall introduce him to one or two friends." Faint staining, but still in very.....
London: Wiedenfeld and Nicolson, 1973. Frontispiece in color, profusely illustrated in b/w and some color, 231pp. 8vo, maroon cloth, d.w. (top corner of front cover bumped, top spine end slightly bumped on d.w.) London: Wiedenfeld and Nicolson, (1973). A very good(+) copy. From the Great Lives series edited by Elizabeth Longford.