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Statistical Models in S

By: Chambers, John M., and Trevor J. Hastie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall: 1997

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 16871

ISBN: 0412053012

Condition: Near Fine

608 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; White and blue softcover, 608 pages, index, bibliography, tons of b/w figures, formulas, lines of code, etc. ; Copyright 1993. This is 3rd printing, 1997. Isbn on copyright page 0412053012. Isbn on rear cover 041283040X. Yes, this is the highly-sought-after 'bible' for understanding methods of S-Plus high-end statistical functions, written by two of the inventors of the S programming language. ; Book shows only a touch of sunning. Appear... View more info

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Images from Science : An Exhibition of Scientific Photography

By: Davidhazy, Andrew, and Michael Peres

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cary Graphic Arts Press: 2002

Seller ID: 20477

ISBN: 0971345996

Condition: Near Fine

124 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Square softcover, [xviii] + 124 glossy pages, appendix, over 50 stunning full-color photos from many different scientific specialties, with detailed captions written by the scientists themselves. ; Published under auspices, School of Photographic Arts, Rochester (NY) Institute of Technology, 2002. Foreword by Joan Stone. Preface by Andrew Davidhazy and Michael Peres. Introduction by David Malin. ; Amazing photos of microplankton, neurons,... View more info

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History of the Farrand Training School for Nurses, The

By: Deans, Agnes, and Anne Austin

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Farrand Training School for Nurses: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18400

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

236 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, gold lettering, 236 pages, b/w endpaper illustration of school, index, footnotes, bibliography, 20 appendixes including chronology and lists of graduates who served in Spanish-American War and WW1, 42 b/w photos with captions. ; Published under auspices Alumnae Association. Written by Agnes G. Deans, Anne L. Austin, and committee. Committee chair Alice H. Walker. Foreword by Annie W. Goodrich. Additional material b... View more info

Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America, the : Facsimile of First Edition, 1820 (Copy of Proof Sheets)

By: Ewer, Charles

Price: $16.00

Publisher: M. M. Gray & Company: 1910

Seller ID: 18401

Condition: Good+

70 pages; 8vo (9") 23cm; Brown softcover booklet, 70 pages numbered to 40, text mainly in English but with many Latin terms. This is an exact facsimile reprint of Elisha D. Butts, MD's copy of 1st edition of US Pharmacopoeia, complete with Dr. Butts' copious margin notes, and a note penned by L. Spalding, describing Dr. Butts as 'one of the writing committee.' ; Originally published in 1820 by Wells & Lilly. This reprint 1910. Title on cover: 'Copy of Proof Sheets, U... View more info

Grosse Augenblick in der Astronomie, Der : Von Sternenkult zur Modernen Weltraumforschung

By: Gaebert, Hans Walter, and Joachim Herrmann

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Loewes Verlag Ferdinand Carl: 1972

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20583

ISBN: 3785518129

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket

376 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Hardcover, blue cloth, 376 pages, index, bibliography, over 150 b/w photos, diagrams, and illustrations, some reproduced from old engravings. ; Complete history of astronomy. Title translates to Great Moments in Astronomy: From Star Cults to Modern Space Exploration. ; Book shows almost no wear. 'Gift from the German Consulate 1976' neatly penned on front endpaper. No other defects. Jacket missing chunk of front p... View more info

ARDS 40 Years : History of the Aspen Retinal Detachment Society

By: Gauthier, Tina-Marie

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Aspen Retinal Detachment Society: 2012

Seller ID: 19831

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

128 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, blue boards, 128 glossy pages, chronology, appendix, dozens of full-color photos with captions. ; Foreword and afterword by Timothy G. Murray. Additional contributions by William O. Edward, Ottiwell W. Jones, Mary Lou Lewis, David Parke II, Pat Wilkinson, Tom Aaberg Sr, more. ; History of surgical and medical retina in the US and the world and of the small but dedicated group of retinal specialists who have have met yearly ... View more info

Guide to the Microscopic Examination of the Eye : Translated from the Second German Edition by Hugh Walker, 1902

By: Greeff, Richard, with Hugh Walker

Price: $23.00

Publisher: P. Blakiston's Son & Company: 1902

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14153

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

171 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, gilt spine title, gilt lettering over red band on front, all edges red, [xiv] + 171 pages, index, 5 b/w diagrams in text. ; Originally published in Germany in 1898. English-language edition copyright 1901. This is 2nd English-language edition, 1902.; Cloth shows a touch of wear at crown, and is slightly wrinkled along bottom edge. Owner name (Otto Landman) and 1907 penned on front endpaper in old ink. One page has... View more info

How to Use the Deci-Log Log Slide Rule : Pickett & Eckel, Chicago, 1947

By: Hartung, Maurice L.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Pickett & Eckel: 1947

Seller ID: 14611

Condition: Very Good-

32 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; This is a slim 32-page softcover booklet, self-wraps, with instructions and sample problems, plenty of tables and lists, 11 b/w diagrams. ; Laid in: How to Keep Your Slide Rule a Perfect Precision Instrument, published with booklet, single slip of paper printed one side only. ; Both covers show light rubbing, front cover has small chip and crease to lower edge. Interior clean, binding tight. View more info

Darwiniana : Essays

By: Huxley, Thomas H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Company: 1898

Seller ID: 20479

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

475 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, black leather with marbled boards, [x] + 475 pages, footnotes, a few b/w figures and diagrams, 10 essays, 6 lectures. ; Authorized edition stated. Thomas H. Huxley, was a scientist and friend of Darwin over 30 years. ; Originally written between 1859 and 1888, these essays and lectures treat of the Law of Evolution, origin of species, genealogy of animals, Charles Darwin, Mr. Darwin's critics, the phenomena of organic matter,... View more info

From Lucy to Language

By: Johanson, Donald, and Blake Edgar; Illustrated by David Brill

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Editions: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6001

ISBN: 0684810239

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

272 pages; Folio 12" tall; Large hardcover, red boards, 272 glossy pages, index, extensive bibliography, 16 bipedal proto-human species described, several tables and small maps, over 100 beautiful high-quality photos of skulls, bones, fragments, tools, etc, many shown actual size. ; 'A stunning documentary of human life bracketing the timeline between bipedalism and human language'. ; Gift note on halftitle page in large letters. No other flaws to book. Jacket flaps ... View more info

My Sum the Doctor ! : Or, Only the Rich Can Afford to Get Sick

By: Laikin, Paul; Illustrated by Arnoldo Franchioni

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harber Card Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17484

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

58 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Flimsy hardcover (some might call it softcover) white cloth over stiff but flexible covers, red lettering, 58 unnumbered pages, 77 b/w photos and line illustrations. ; 'My $um the Doctor.' Bizarre and very silly hospital cartoons and humor. ; Minor shelfwear only. No marks. Binding tight. Scarce. View more info

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X-Rays and Radium in the Treatment of Diseases of the Skin, 2e : (2nd Edition, Thoroughly Revised, 1927) Illustrated with 354 Engravings and 31 Charts

By: MacKee, George M.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Lea & Febiger: 1927

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18773

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

788 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Thick hardcover, dark red cloth, 788 glossy pages, gilt title on spine, index, appendix, chapter-end bibliographies, 31 tables and charts, 354 b/w photos and diagrams, including many before-and-after photos of patients. ; 2nd edition, thoroughly revised, 1927. Many case studies and stomach-churning photos. ; Only minor shelfwear. No marks. Pages a bit yellowed from age, as is normal. Binding tight. View more info

Cruise of the Betsey, The, Or, a Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides : With Rambles of a Geologist, Or, Ten Thousand Miles over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland

By: Miller, Hugh, with William Samuel Symonds

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Gould & Lincoln: 1858

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 15524

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

524 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, blindstamped decor, gilt title on spine, pale yellow endpapers, 524 pages, a few b/w illustrations in text, footnotes. ; Part 1, early memoirs of the great naturalist and fossil hunter Hugh Miller of Edinburgh, Scotland. Part 2, Miller's memoirs covering the years 1840-1848. Both parts edited by William Samuel Symonds. ; PLEASE NOTE: This is an actual book from 1858, not an overpriced flimsy reprint. ; Complete title... View more info

Introduction to Kalman Filtering with Applications, An

By: Miller, Kenneth S., and Donald M. Leskiw

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 16899

ISBN: 0898748240

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

113 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, silver lettering, [vi] + 113 pages, index, bibliography, dozens of b/w figures, diagrams, formulas, etc. ; 28 pages near front have lightly penciled notes, underlining, and additional mathematical formulas, from former owner, a PhD of chemical physics and specialist in environmental science. Otherwise book shows little sign of use. View more info

Electric, a Treatise on Electric Phenomena : The Laws Governing the Same, Lightning Rods, and Their Necessary Application to Buildings for Safety

By: Mott, John M.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Ingram, Hevener & Company: 1892

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 20563

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

122 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Small hardcover, dark brown cloth, rounded corners, 122 + 4 pages, table of conductors and insulators, table of conducting power of different metals, table of kinds of electricity made by friction, 19 b/w figures and diagrams. ; Originally published 1871. This is 2nd edition, revised and enlarged, 1892. Dedicated to the Lightning Rod Salesman, this book explains basic facts about electricity, lightning, fireballs, etc, and best ways to ... View more info

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Herbarium and Plant Descriptions : Album with Botanical Specimens and Manuscript Notes

By: Nelson, Edward T.

Price: $82.00

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon: 1895

Seller ID: 18500

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

208 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover portfolio, dark green buckram cloth over spine and corners, small grommets and cords for tying all three sides. Contains an 8-pg introduction with instructions for collecting, pressing, and mounting botanical specimens, plus 50 single-fold four-page inserts, one for each specimen. Each insert encloses one specimen, affixed inside by about 2 to 5 tiny adhesive strips, and on the exterior, 35 blanks for data, including date, plac... View more info

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Record in Rock : A Handbook of the Invertebrate Fossils of Nebraska

By: Pabian, Roger K.; Illustrated by Sally Lynne Heald

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1970

Seller ID: 20539

Condition: Very Good+

99 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall yellow softcover, 99 pages, fold-and-staple binding, bibliography, appendix, small maps, over 800 fossils shown in detailed b/w drawings, color plate showing geologic bedrock of Nebraska (1 overhead map, 1 cross-section) ; Pubished by Conservation and Survey Division, University of Nebraska, 1970. ; Brief introduction on paleontology, fossils, fossil collecting, etc, followed by data on fossilized protozoa, corals, clams, snails, squid... View more info

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Atlas of Black Dermatology

By: Rosen, Theodore, and Sandy Martin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17115

ISBN: 0316757098

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

179 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Oblong hardcover, black freckled cloth, chapter bibliographies, 179 glossy pages, over 115 high-quality full-color photos of patients and their ailments, with detailed captions. ; Foreword by Howard Maibach. ; Chapter headings include: Variants of normal skin in blacks. Common skin disorders appearing different in blacks. Skin disorders more common in blacks. Skin disorders nearly unique to blacks. More. ; Star-shaped remainder mark on f... View more info

Archaeology and Nigeria : An Expanded Version of an Inaugural Lecture

By: Shaw, Thurstan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ibadan University Press: 1967

Seller ID: 16730

Condition: Very Good+

40 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Red softcover booklet, 40 pages numbered to 33, glossy b/w frontispiece photo of ancient Nigerian bronze figure, endnotes. English throughout. ; Speech by Thurstan Shaw, research professor of archaeology. Published under auspices, Institute of African Studies, Ibadan University, Nigeria. Copyright 1963. Originally published 1964. This is 2nd printing, 1967.; Covers show a touch of sunning. Very light bump to lower tip. No other defects. View more info

Squibb Ancient Pharmacy, the : A Catalogue of the Collection

By: Urdang, George, and F. W. Nitardy

Price: $32.00

Publisher: E. R. Squibb & Sons: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20197

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

190 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small hardcover, brown buckram cloth, 190 glossy pages, b/w floorplan, 1102 exhibits listed and described, of which about 400 are shown in b/w photos. ; Guide to exhibit gallery at E. R. Squibb & Sons headquarters in New York, known as Squibb Ancient Pharmacy or Squibb Medieval Drugstore. Text by George Urdang and Ferdinand William Nitardy. Foreword by Theodore Weicker. ; Fascinating guide to collection of 15th- to 19th-century pharmace... View more info