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Mushrooms of North America : Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather

By: McKnight, Kent H. ; Illustrated by Vera B. McKnight

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1987

Seller ID: 20749

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


429 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover, dark green-black leather, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gilt, [xiv] + 429 pages, page-marker ribbon bound in, index, illustrated with over 440 color glossy illustrations plus hundreds of b/w drawings and diagrams. ; 50th Anniversary Edition stated. ; No jacket, as issued. Publisher's bookplate, with name of owner, affixed to front endpaper each vol. Otherwise no sign of use. ; Peterson Guide Series 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: 'The Cruise of the Betsey, Or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides; With Rambles of a Geologis... 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

Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology : Festschrift in Honor of Professor Frederick M. Fowkes

By: Mittal, K. L, and W. J. Van Ooij

Price: $20.00

Publisher: VSP: 1990

Seller ID: 20756

Condition: Near Fine


86 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Blue and white softcover, 86 glossy pages numbered 357 to 442, 5 articles by various experts, chapter endnotes, portrait photo of Frederick M. Fowkes, dozens of b/w figures, photos, diagrams, formulas. ; Topics: Influence of surface chemistry on acid-base capacities of glass fibers. Method of determining surface acidity of polymeric materials and application to lap shear adhesion. Acid-base nature of metal oxides. Donor-acceptor interactions on mechanical properties of wood. Surface acidity and basicity of polyethylene co-acrylic acid to aluminum. ; From estate ... View more info

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Adhesive Joints : Formation, Characteristics, and Testing

By: Mittal, K. L.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Plenum Press: 1984

Seller ID: 20779

ISBN: 0306416336

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


931 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Thick hardcover, blue boards, [xiv] + 931 pages, 50 chapters by various experts, hundreds of b/w tables, charts, diagrams, figures, formulas, photos, etc. ; Followed by vol-2 but stands alone. Proceedings of International Symposium on Adhesive Joints, Kansas City, Missouri, 1982. Extremely technical. ; SIGNED by owner (noted chemist E. J. Berger of Owens Corning, later General Motors, who contributed chapter) on front endpaper, and also SIGNED on page 51 by same. Top and fore-edge lightly foxed. No other defects to book. Jacket has four small closed tears to upp... View more info

Image for Acid-Base Interactions :  Relevance to Adhesion Science and Technology, in Honor of Professor Frederick M. Fowkes

Acid-Base Interactions : Relevance to Adhesion Science and Technology, in Honor of Professor Frederick M. Fowkes

By: Mittal, Kash L. and H. R. Anderson Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: VSP: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20790

ISBN: 9067641359

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


380 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Orange hardcover, [xx] 380 pages, brief bio of Frederick M. Fowkes by Sidney Ross, 22 chapters by various experts, chapter endnotes, dozens of b/w figures, photos, charts, graphs, etc. English throughout. ; From estate of noted chemist E. J. Berger, who contributed a chaper and SIGNED table of contents page. A touch of foxing to top edge. No other defects. 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: $54.00

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 position and install lightning rods. ; Endpapers and margins of front few leaves slightly discolored. No other interior marks... View more info

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

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

By: Nelson, Edward T.

Price: $78.00

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, place, habitat, scientific name, common name, type of branches, leaves, buds, sepals, stamens, etc. ; Copyright 1888, 1895, by au... 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: $15.00

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, squids, trilobites, crinoids, more. ; Minor edgewear only. No marks or major defects. Scarce. ; Educational Circular Series; Vol. ... View more info

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Particle Size Distribution : Assessment and Characterization

By: Provder, Theodore

Price: $18.00

Publisher: American Chemical Society: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20795

ISBN: 0841210160

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


306 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, [x] + 306 pages, 2 indexes, 20 chapters by various experts, dozens of b/w charts, tables, graphs, diagrams, formulas, etc. ; Papers from symposium on Polymer Materials in Science and Engineering. Topics include: Particle size determination. Texture analysis. Spatial dispersion. Photon correlation spectroscopy. Macromolecular polydispersity. Multiple angle detection. Dynamic light scattering. Transient electric birefringence. Disc centrifuge photosedimentometry. Column chromatography. More. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Noted c... View more info

Rings and Modules

By: Ribenboim, Paulo

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Interscience Publishers: 1967

Seller ID: 20746

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


162 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, [viii] + 162 pages, 2 indexes, bibliography, tons of mathematical formulas and equations. ; Dated 1967. No other dates. Series edited by L. Bers, R. Courant, J. J. Stoker. ; Book shows only minor edgewear. No marks. Lacks jacket. ; Interscience Tracts in Pure and Applied Mathematics Series; Vol. 24 View more info

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Atlas of Black Dermatology

By: Rosen, Theodore, and Sandy Martin

Price: $16.00

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 fore-edge. Name (or acronym) penned on front endpaper. No other defects. Lacks jacket. View more info

Images of the Wild : Photographic Art of Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stock

By: Sams, Carl R. II, and Jean Stock

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press;: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20956

ISBN: 188694718X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


136 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Large square hardcover, black boards, 136 glossy pages, full color throughout including endpapers, detailed captions and text, over 100 fantastic full-color photos of wildlife from award-winning pair of photographers in Michigan. ; Stunning photos by Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick. Illustrations by Michael Glenn Monroe. Foreword by Virginia Marie Peterson. Edited by Colleen Monroe. ; Amazing photography of bald eagles, big cats, chickadees, egrets, foxes, loons, mule deer, porcupines, whitetail deer, wolves, many more. ; No defects to book or jacket. View more info

Image for Botanical Exploration of the Krishnagiri National Park, Borivli, Near Bombay, the :  With Two Maps, One Coloured and Two Black and White Plates

Botanical Exploration of the Krishnagiri National Park, Borivli, Near Bombay, the : With Two Maps, One Coloured and Two Black and White Plates

By: Santapau, H., and Aban J. Randeria

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bombay Natural History Society: 1955

Seller ID: 10779

Condition: Very Good+


16 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Pink softcover, 16 pages, 2 small maps, 7 tables, 4 b/w glossy photos, 4 glossy color photos. English text. ; Light crease to upper tip. No other defects. Scarce. ; Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society Series 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

Image for American Farmer's Horse Book, the :  Embracing . . . Causes and Nature of Several Diseases Peculiar to the American Horse . . . Effective Modes of Treatment . . . Stock Raising and Stock Management

American Farmer's Horse Book, the : Embracing . . . Causes and Nature of Several Diseases Peculiar to the American Horse . . . Effective Modes of Treatment . . . Stock Raising and Stock Management

By: Stewart, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: C. F. Vent & Company: 1867

Seller ID: 20989

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


600 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, ornately blindstamped black leather, three lively horses in gilt on front, gilt title on spine, all edges marbled, 600 pages, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout, index, glossary, table of symptoms, 64 b/w engravings, some full-page. ; Complete subtitle: 'Embracing in Addition to the Subjects Usually Treated of in Similar Works, a Full Description of the Causes and Nature of Several Diseases Peculiar to the American Horse, Together with Original, Simple and Effective Modes of Treatment, Including Those of Some Diseases Heretofore Considered Incurable... View more info

Spicilegium Pteridographiae Asiae Orientalis, Number 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 : Reprinted from Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica, 1933-1937 (Ferns)

By: Tagawa, Motozi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica: 1933

Seller ID: 10771

Condition: Very Good+


125 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; 11 tall softcover volumes. 125 total pages. Stiff tan covers, text mostly in scientific Latin, with some English and some Japanese text. No illustrations. ; Lot includes: Number 4, pages 14-24. Number 5, pg 189-205. Number 6, pg 28-37. Number 7, pg 88-89. Number 8, pg 132-148. Number 9, pg 202-206. Number 11, pg 189-197. Number 12, pg 250-262. Number 13, pg 89-100. Number 14, pg 154-168. Number 15, pg 72-87. Published by Japanese Society for Plant Systematics, 1933-1937. ; No major defects but upper front cover 4, 5, 7, 9 inscribed 'To Prof M. L. Fernald with... View more info

On the Nomenclature of Some Ferns from Eastern Asia

By: Tagawa, Motozi

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica: 1935

Seller ID: 10773

Condition: Very Good+


9 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Text in English and Japanese. Softcover, stiff yellow covers, 9 pages. ; Pages numbered 93-101. Published in conjunction with Japanese Society for Plant Systematics. ; Upper front cover inscribed 'To Prof M. L. Fernald with compliments of author.' Otherwise only minor wear. View more info

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Applied Polymer Science, 2e : Second Edition, 1985

By: Tess, Roy W. and Gary W. Poehlein

Price: $30.00

Publisher: American Chemical Society: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20755

ISBN: 0841208913

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


1341 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Thick hardcover, red-brown cloth, [x] + 1341 pages, 2 indexes, 54 chapters by various experts, chapter endnotes, hundreds of b/w figures, photos, diagrams, formulas, etc. ; Series editor M. Joan Comstock. ; Former owner (noted polymer researcher E. J. Burger of General Motors) name penned on front endpaper. No other marks. Book and jacket show light edgewear. ; ACS Symposium Series; Vol. 285 View more info

Image for Squibb Ancient Pharmacy, the :  A Catalogue of the Collection

Squibb Ancient Pharmacy, the : A Catalogue of the Collection

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

Price: $28.00

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 pharmaceutical apparatus including antique glass jars with alchemical symbols, mortars of bronze and marble, ornate porcelain contain... View more info