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Eighth Report of the Michigan Academy of Science : 1906

By: Bogue, E. E. and Walter G. Sackett

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Michigan Academy of Science: 1906

Seller ID: 20983

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


189 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, copper lettering on spine, [viii] + 189 pages, index, 27 scientific papers by various experts, 38 b/w figures, photos, tables, etc, including one very large fold-out table of bird migration 'first arrivals'. ; Topics include: Bird migration. Fungi. Cellulose production. Plants at Mud Lake. Proteid content of wheat. Municipal water supplies in Michigan. Water pollution. Water purification. Meat inspections in disease prevention. More. ; Small chip to rear endpaper. Minimal library marks including vintage bookplate. Small closed tear to f... View more info

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. Appears unused. ; Computer Science Series View more info

Polyester Products, 8e : Applications Manual, 8th Edition, 1997

By: Cook Composites

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cook Composites & Polymers: 1997

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 20763

Condition: Near Fine


206 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall blue softcover, 206 glossy pages, main text in 2 columns, glossary, appendixes, dozens of lists and tables, a few b/w diagrams, 24 + 2 full-color photos showing possible defects and their causes. ; Industrial applications of polyester coatings, including chemistry, fabrication, lab testing, health and safety, spray coating, lamination, more. ; Owner name penned on front, in black on dark blue so barely visible. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. Quite scarce. View more info

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

By: Covell, Charles V. Jr.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1984

Seller ID: 20798

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


499 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, red leather, gilt lettering and decor, [xvi] + 499 glossy pages, tan endpapers, all edges gilt, page-marker ribbon bound in, 2 indexes, bibliography, glossary, hundreds of b/w diagrams in text, over 1000 moths shown actual size on 64 full-page glossy plates, of which 14 plates are in full color. ; 50th Anniversary Edition stated. Photos by Tatiana Dominick and Harold H. Norvell. Drawings by Elaine R. Snyder Hodges and author. ; Book shows no sign of use, however, publisher bookplate, illustrated in b/w with moths, affixed to front endpaper with owne... View more info

Handbook of Analytical Methods for Textile Composites

By: Cox, Brian N. and Gerry Flanagan

Price: $38.00

Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1997

Seller ID: 20776

Condition: Near Fine


174 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; White softcover, [xii] + 162 pages chapter paginated, annotated bibliography, 65 b/w figures, photos, diagrams, formulas, etc. ; NASA Contractor Report CR-4750. Scientific analysis of engineering textiles, including: Categorization of weaves. Laminates. Stitching. Geometry of reinforcement. Braids. Tensile strength. Shear strength. More. ; Very slight waviness to textblock. No other defects. Scarce. ; Nasa Contractor Report Series; Vol. 4750 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, tiny fossils, preserved biological specimens, boxing flies, nanowires, cutting-edge surgery, much more. ; No defects. Clean ... View more info

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History of the Farrand Training School for Nurses, The

By: Deans, Agnes, and Anne Austin

Price: $100.00

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 by Lystra E. Gretter and Frances B. Latimer. Photos by Nancy E. Haight, Sophia L. Rutley and others. ; Founded in Detroit in 1... 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. S. Pharmacopoeia I, 1820.' ; Small chips to heel and crown, spine (which is unlettered) is worn, small closed tear to rear ... 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 panel affecting author and part of title. (Amazonbuyers please note: our item does not match their picture: our jacket is oran... View more info

ARDS 40 Years : History of the Aspen Retinal Detachment Society

By: Gauthier, Tina-Marie

Price: $65.00

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 in Aspen, Colorado, to ski and to advance the science. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or major defects. Scarce. 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: $21.00

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 margin notes in fountain pen. One leaf has chip to fore-edge, not affecting text. Affixed to rear blank pages, on prescripti... View more info

Eastern Birds' Nests, Western Birds' Nests : Set of 2 Volumes, Collector's Editions Bound in Genuine Leather

By: Harrison, Hal H.; Illustrated by Mada Harrison

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1984

Seller ID: 20747

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


598 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Set of two small hardcovers, dark blue-black leather, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gilt, [xxx] + 257 + [xxxii] + 279 pages, 598 total pages, page-marker ribbon bound in and index in each vol. Eastern vol illustrated with hundreds of color glossy photos; Western vol with hundreds of b/w photos. ; 50th Anniversary Edition stated. Vol-1, Eastern Birds' Nests : 285 Species Found Breeding in the United States East of the Mississippi River, 1984. Vol-2, Western Birds' Nests : 520 Species Found Breeding in the United States West of the Mississippi River, 1986.... View more info

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Apes, Angels and Victorians : The Story of Darwin, Huxley and Evolution

By: Irvine, William; Illustrated by Richard Rosenblum

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Time Incorporated: 1963

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 21354

Condition: Near Fine


494 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Green softcover, [xxx] + 494 pages, index, endnotes, several b/w photos. ; Originally published 1955. This is Revised Edition, with new introduction by Sir Julian Huxley, 1963. ; Brilliant history of Charles Darwin, the Origin of Species, Thomas Huxley and how evolution turned science and religion upside down. ; Minor shelfwear only. No marks. Binding tight and square. ; Time Reading Program Special Edition Series 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 taped to endpapers, edges have few small nicks. View more info

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Loon Magic : 10th Anniversary Collector Edition (Signed)

By: Klein, Tom; Illustrated by Carl R. Sams II

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Northword Press: 1996

Seller ID: 20954

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


176 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, dark blue boards, 176 glossy pages, bibliography, appendix of loon lore, 100 stunning full-color photos with captions.. Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by both photographers. ; Copyright 1996. This is 10th Anniversay Edition, stated, with 'All new photography and revised text.' Photos by Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick. Simply the best pictorial book on loons (state bird of Minnesota) ever published. ; Laid in: publisher's flyer for this book. View more info

Eastern Butterflies and Western Butterflies, Complete in 2 Volumes : Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather

By: Klots, Alexander, with James Tilden and Arthur Clayton Smith; Illustrated by Marjorie Statham

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1986

Seller ID: 20757

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


747 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Set of two small hardcovers, red leather, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gilt, [xiv] + 349 + [xii] + 370 pages, 747 total pages, index and page-marker ribbon bound in each vol, illustrated with about 500 color glossy illustrations, 232 b/w photos, and hundreds of b/w drawings and diagrams. ; Both vols originally published 1951, this edition 1986. 50th Anniversary Edition stated. ; Vol-1, Eastern Butterflies. Color paintings by Marjorie Statham. Photos by Florence Longworth. Vol-2, Western Butterflies, Drawings by Gene Christman and Barbara Young. ; No jac... 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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Basics of Gyroscopes, Complete in 2 Volumes

By: Machover, Carl

Price: $27.00

Publisher: John F. Rider Publisher: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21271

Condition: Very Good+


231 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Set of 2 softcover volumes, blue-green covers, [x] + 101 + [vi] + 114 pages, 231 total pages, about 240 b/w illustrations and diagrams with captions. ; Rider 257-1 and 257-2. ; Topics include: What is a gyro. How it works. Law of gyroscopics. Gyroscopic precession. Vertical gyro. Directional gyro. Rate gyro. Integrating gyro. Gyrocompass. Stable platforms. Inertial navigation. Measuring velocity. More. ; Covers show fading and sunning around edges. No other defects. Both vols appear unused. ; Laid in: Publisher's 4-pg catalog dated 1 March 1960. View more info

Image for 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

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: $25.00

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

Image for Evolution Made Plain :  Little Blue Book Series, Number 467

Evolution Made Plain : Little Blue Book Series, Number 467

By: Mason, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Haldeman-Julius Company: 1923

Seller ID: 8496

Condition: Good


55 pages; 24mo (5") 13 cm; Small softcover booklet, 55 pages. ; Edited by and published by the great Emmanual Haldeman-Julius. Author explains scientific basis of natural selection and refutes numerous religious arguments against it. ; Covers quite faded, as usual. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. Two small chips to front cover, 23mm chip to rear cover, none affecting text. Binding of two staples intact. ; Little Blue Book Series; Vol. 467 View more info