New York: Harper, 2011. Illustrated extensively with the drawings of Lauren Redniss. 208 pages, 4to, pictorial boards. New York: Harper, 2011. A fine copy.
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London: Eliot Stock, 1893. 2 volumes. xvi, 558; viii, 574 pages, plus 16pp of ads. Thick 8vo, original gilt-lettered brown cloth (spine ends neatly repaired; first several pages torn at top edge but otherwise an unread copy with unopened pages). London: Elliot Stock, 1893. First edition. A very good copy.
illus. 8vo, cloth. London: Pall Mall, (1961). vg.
New York: Thomas Crowell, 1964. Numerous illustrations. 264pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Thomas Crowell, (1964). Very good.
London: Abelard-Schuman, 1952. Translated by Betty Burr Abetti. 41 Illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. London: Abelard-Schuman, (1952). Very good.
Brasilia: Eletronorte. Filled with color drawings of 500 Brazilian birds. 251pp., folio, pictorial boards; covers slightly bowed, lacks accompanying CD. Brasilia: Eletronorte, no date, circa 2000. A very good copy, internally clean.
London: 1925. Small 8vo, blue cloth. London, 1925. Very good.
London: Allen & Unwin, 1933. 286pp., 12mo, green cloth. London: George Allen & Unwin, (1933). Very good.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989. Many black & white illustrations throughout the text. 259 pages, tall slim 8vo, glossy white pictorial bboards. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1989). Fine.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1946. Filled with equations, tables, graphs. viii + 265 pages, 8vo, black cloth; ink ownership stamp inside front cover, some foxing to inside covers and endpapers, covers rubbed. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1946. Text is clean and bright, a very good copy.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1949. 36 photo plates, numerous text figures and tables. 366 pages, 4to, blue cloth, d.w.; glue residue from removed bookplate inside front cover, dust wrapper chipped along edges, rubbed. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, (1949). Number 24 in the Annals of the Computation Laboratory which was headed by Aiken, this volume is "A description of the relay calculator formerly known as Mark II, that was built by the Computation Laboratory for the Bureau of Ordnance of the...
New York: Interscience, 1960. xvii + continued pagination from volume One, 305-647pp., tall 8vo, cloth; ex lib., library card pocket, and library stamps. New York: Interscience Publishers, 1960. A very good copy. VOLUME TWO ONLY.
London: Blackie and Son, 1939. x + 196 pages, 12mo, green cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper worn. London: Blackie and Son Limited, (1939). A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Color Frontis., b/w illus. 422pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Free Press, (2002). vg Pierre Mechain and Jean Delambre's experiments to measure the distance between the North pole and the equator.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1985. 241pp. 8vo, cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Columbia University Press, (1985). Very good.
New York: Philosophical Library, 1947. 275pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Philosophical Library, (1947). Very good. An introduction to atomic energy.
Boston: Little Brown, 1976. Illus., 8vo, 1/2 tan boards, d.w. lightly soiled. Boston: Little Brown, (1976).
New York: Thomas Crowell, 1964. Some black-and-white illustrations. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Thomas Y. Cromwell, (1964). Very good.
Lyon: Chalumeau, 1936. Compte rendu des Journees 5,6,7 et 8 Mars 1936. Numerous plates and text illustrations. 2 vols, 4to, original printed wrappers; upper hinge of vol. I worn.(Lyon: Chalumeau, 1936). Very good. Among the papers presented at this conference in honor of the great French physicist who formulated the mathematical basis of electro-dynamics were contributions by Jean-Baptiste Perrin, Auguste Lumiere, Maurice Broglie, and Frederic and Irene Joliot-Curie.
Chicago: Hercules Powder Co., 1915. Black & white illustrations throughout. 146 pages, tall slim 8vo, original gray pictorial wrappers, paper label for title on spine. (Chicago): Hercules Powder Co., circa 1915. Very Good. Large chapter on explosives.
London: 1951. 1 page, 10 x 8 inches, Faraday Research Laboratory, Royal Institution, London, March 19, 1951, making an inquiry, in part: "...I have often wondered how the matter of the C. L. Pension was going, but have not liked to write to ask in case the news was bad. I am really delighted to hear that the news is good! It is not a fortune in these days, although before 1914 it would have been..." He continues the letter...
London: Bell, 1923. Illustrations and graphs. 8vo, original blue cloth only lightly rubbed. London: Bell and Sons, 1923. First Edition. Very good (+). Andrade's reputation as a major physicist was established by his work on atomic structure. This is among his most important contributions.
Lugano: L'Art Ancien. Frontispiece. 722 pages, printed on brittle browning paper, tall 8vo, red cloth (top of spine repaired). Lugano: L'Art Ancien, ca 1930. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1842. Over 50 text woodcut illustrationa. 300pp. 12mo, original blind stamped brown cloth (rubbing to surface of covers and corners); some foxing. Philadelphia, 1842. Very Good (+). American edition of a work first published in London by the Society for the Promotion of Popular Instruction.
London: Taylor, 1841. Drawn Up by a Committee of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Appointed in 1839. 14 pages, scattered foxing, bound in 1/4 tan calf, green spine label, marbled boards. London: Richard and John Taylor, 1841. Scarce. Very Good (+).