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.
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...
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1930. Many b/w illustrations and diagrams, some folding and with spot colors. 265 pages of text. 8vo, cloth-backed printed boards, lightly edgeworn. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, November 1930. Early edition. ownership signature in red pencil, still a very good copy of this uncommon manual. Air Publication 1394. 1st edition, May 1930.
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.
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...
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.