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Abbot, C. G. Solar Variation and Weather. A Summary of the Evidence, Completely Illustrated and Documented. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1963. Publication 4545. 67 pages, 4 plates. Illustrations. Folding illustration. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 146, Number 3. Very good stiff wrappers (soft cover). Exlibrary. Small call number label on upper left hand corner of front cover; small stamps on front cover, inside front cover and on title page; binding tape along spine; remainder of pocket inside rear cover. Small colored felt-tip mark on top edge. #23803. $20
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Arnold, David. Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India. The New Cambridge History of India, III, 5. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 1st printing. xii, 234 pages. Index. Bibliographical essay. As new hardcover in As new dust jacket. ISBN 0521563194. #29421. $70
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Bindschadler, Robert A., H. Jay Zwally, Judith A. Jamor, and Anita C. Brenner. Surface Topography of the Greenland Ice Sheet from Satellite Radar Altimetry. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office, 1969. 4to (large book). 105 pages. Maps. Tables. 17 folding maps. NASA SP-503. Good stiff wrappers (soft cover), folding maps in very good slipcase. Exlibrary: labels, stamps. #27330. $40
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Birkhead, Guthrie S., and Clark D. Ahlberg. Science and State Government in New York: A Study of the Scientific Research and Development Activities of State Government Agencies in 1953 and 1954. Foreword by Frederic N. Cleaveland. Chapel Hill: Institute for Research in Social Science, University of North Carolina, 1960. xvi, 249 pages. Bibliographical references. Tables. Folding tables. Good hardcover. Exlibrary: call number on spine, stamps on top, fore and bottom edges, stamp inside front cover; pocket inside rear cover. Small colored felt-tip mark on top edge. #25157. $50
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Bostrom, Kurt, and Kurt Fredriksson. Surface Conditions of the Orgueil Meteorite Parent Body as Indicated by Mineral Associations. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1966. Publication 4667. 39 pages, 14 plates. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 151, Number 3. Charles D. and Mary Vaux Walcott Research Fund. Very good stiff wrappers (soft cover). Exlibrary. Small call number label on upper left hand corner of front cover; small stamps on front cover, inside front cover and on title page; remainder of pocket inside rear cover. Small colored felt-tip mark on top edge. #23786. $30
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Burbank, Luther. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application, Volume I. Under the editorial direction of John Whitson, Robert John, and Henry Smith Williams. New York & London: Luther Burbank Press, 1914. 308 pages. Illustrated with 105 tipped-in color photographs. Pictorial hardcover, slightly soiled and stained. Good copy. #17174. $52.50
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California State Mining Bureau. State Oil and Gas Supervisor. California Oil Fields. Summary of Operations. Volume 12, no. 1, 1926-no. 12, 1927. San Francisco: California State Mining Bureau, 1926-1927. 12 issues bound in 1 volume. Folding maps. Photographs. Exlibrary. Cloth. Water stains throughout, but volume is quite useable. #19626. $60
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Conant, James. Anglo-American Relations in the Atomic Age. London: Oxford University Press, 1952. Small 8vo. 42 pages. Delivered on 17 March 1952 at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Very good hardcover in good dust jacket. #15946. $40
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Cooke, John C. Common Mushrooms of New England. Illustrations by Christine W. Amele. New London: Connecticut Arboretum, 1984. 48 pages. Illustrations. Connecticut College, Connecticut Arboretum Bulletin, 29. Very good pictorial softcover (paperback); some stains on upper front cover. #29818. $17.50
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Critchley, G. N., editor. The Future of Fuel Technology. Proceedings of a Conference held by the Institute of Fuel at the Invitation of, and in Collaboration with, The Royal Institution of Engineers in the Netherlands, Amsterdam, May 1963. New York: Macmillan, 1964. 237 pages. Illustrations. A Pergamon Press Book. Good hardcover in slightly worn and frayed dust jacket. #19908. $60
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Da Vinci, Leonardo. Leonardo da Vinci: Special Collector's Edition. Bellevue, Washington: Corbis, 1997. 1st printing. A Multimedia CD-ROM from Corbis, and An Exhibition Catalogue from the American Museum of Natural History. Includes the catalog by Claire Farago, 'Leonardo da Vinci: Codex Leicester, a Masterpiece of Science,' American Museum of Natural History, 1996. ISBN 0913424196. In original shrink wrap. Very good pictorial soft cover and CD-ROM in protective slipcase. ISBN 1886802092. #30098. $75
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Farmer, V. C. (Victor Colin), editor. The Infrared Spectra of Minerals. London: Mineralogical Society, 1974. x, 539 pages. Index. Bibliographical references. Illustrations. Errata slip laid in. Mineralogical Society Monograph, 4. Good hardcover. Exlibrary: spine label, stamps on all edges, stamp inside front cover and on title page; barcode label inside rear cover. ISBN 0903056054. #29917. $175
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Gordon, Arnold L. Studies in Physical Oceanography: A Tribute to Georg Wust on His 80th Birthday. Volume 2. New York: Gordon and Breach, 1972. 1st printing. ix, 232 pages. Frontispiece portrait. Illustrations. Diagrams. Folding illustrations. Very good cloth-covered hardcover. Fold in flyleaf. ISBN 0677151705. #18842. $52.50
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Harris, Franklin Stewart. Scientific Research and Human Welfare. New York: Macmillan, 1924. 1st printing. ix, 406 pages. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. Illustrations. Good hardcover. Exlibrary: call number on spine, stamp and perforation on title page, strip of paper on rear flyleaf. #25289. $45
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Hawley, Mones E., editor. Coal, Part I: Social, Economic, and Environmental Aspects. Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania: Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, 1973. 1st printing. Small 4to (medium-large book). xiii, 384 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrations. Benchmark Papers on Energy, 3. Very good hardcover. ISBN 0879332190. #20109. $47.50
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Henry, John, editor and introduction. Cambridge Physics in the Thirties. Bristol: Adam Hilger, 1984. 209 pages. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. Illustrations. 'Between about 1930 and 1935, the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge provided the scene for an unprecedented sequence of breakthroughs and discoveries in the course of which nuclear physics as we know it was born.' - Preface. Good hardcover. Exlibrary: spine label, stamps on all edges, stamp inside front cover, on title page; barcode label inside rear cover. Small colored felt-tip mark on top edge. ISBN 0852747616. #24120. $40
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Hunt, Robert. The Poetry of Science, or Studies of the Physical Phenomena of Nature. Boston: Gould, Kendall, and Lincoln, 1850. First American from the Second London Edition. Small 8vo (small book). 388 pages, plus 24 unnumbered pages of advertising. Index. Illustrations. First published in London in 1848. Good hardcover; worn embossed cloth-covered boards with gilt spine title, light foxing throughout. #26408. $250
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Keating, Michael. To the Last Drop: Canada and the World's Water Crisis. Preface by Noel Brown. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1986. 1st printing. xviii, 265 pages. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Inscribed and signed by the author. A study of the water supply and water pollution in Canada. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. ISBN 0771597045. #23404. $20
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Marois, M., editor. Theoretical Physics and Biology. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Theoretical Physics and Biology. Palais des Congres, Versailles, 26-30 June 1967. Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company / Wiley Interscience, 1969. viii, 443 pages. Bibliographical references. Illustrations. Institut de la Vie. Text in English and French. Very good hardcover in worn and chipped dust jacket. ISBN 0720440513. #29120. $35
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Muller, Peter, and Diane Henderson, editors. Dynamics of the Oceanic Surface Mixed Layer. Proceedings 'Aha Huliko'a Hawaiian Winter Workshop, University of Hawaii at Manoa, January 14-16, 1987. Honolulu: Hawaii Institute of Geophysics Special Publication, 1987. Small 4to. viii, 310 pages. Illustrations. Sponsored by the U.S. Office of Naval Research, the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, and the Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii. Good hardcover. Original softcover has been bound in library buckram. Exlibrary: call number on spine, stamps on all edges, stamp inside front cover, on softcover page, barcode label on rear flyleaf. #29744. $115
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Rao, M. S. V., W. V. Abbott III, and J. S. Theon. Satellite-Derived Global Oceanic Rainfall Atlas (1973 and 1974). Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office, 1976. Oblong folio. (very large book). v, 31, 3, 111, 26, 10, 4 pages. Rainfall charts. NASA SP-410. Prepared by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Fair wrappers (soft cover). Exlibrary: front cover label, stamps; the entire volume is damp-wrinkled and damp-stained; part of text on page E-4 missing. #27329. $65
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Rat, Robert, et Pierre Roger. Lumiere et Couleurs: Notions d'Optique et de Chimie. Preface [de] Charles Brunold [et] Louis Machard. Paris: Editions Eyrolles, 1953. 147 pages. Color and black-and-white illustrations. Text in French. Good stiff wrappers (soft cover), some cover tears and wear. #24745. $40
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Reay, D. A., and A. Wright, editors. Innovation for Energy Efficiency. Proceedings of the European Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K., 15-17 September 1987. Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1988. 1st edition. x, 398 pages. Index. Illustrations. Very good hardcover. ISBN 0080347983. #19927. $60
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Shapiro, Joseph. First Report to Tahal (Water Planning for Israel Ltd.) on the Present and Future Conditions in Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee). Baltimore, Maryland: Department of Sanitary Engineering and Water Resources, The Johns Hopkins University, 1962. 4to pages. Paginated by section (about 200 pages). Mimeographed. Good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover) with taped spine; lower part of spine tape torn; some writing on front cover. #29060. $45
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Simpson, P. R., Jane A. Plant, and G. C. Brown, editors. Uranium 81. Proceedings of a Meeting Organized by the Applied Mineralogy and Geochemistry Groups of the Mineralogical Society on Uranium Mineralogy and the Geochemistry of Natural Radioelements in Crystalline Rocks, London, 16-17 January 1981. London: Mineralogical Society, 1982. 216 pages. Index. Bibliographical references. Illustrations. Reprinted from the Mineralogical Magazine, Volume 44, pages 369-495, and Volume 46, pages 149-245. Good hardcover. Original pictorial softcover bound in library binding. Exlibrary: stamp bottom edge, stamp inside front cover, stamp inside rear cover. #29632. $45
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Thompson, B. W. The Climate of Africa. Nairobi, London, New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. Elephant folio (very large book). 132 pages. Maps. 15 pages of text and 117 full-page climate and meteorological maps. 'The purpose of this work is to present maps which describe and assist in explaining the main elements of the climate of Africa. The first group shows the monthly or seasonal distribution of the more important elements which are observed from the surface; these maps describe the climate. The second group consists largely of upper air data but includes also maps of mean sea level pressure and surface winds.' - Introduction. The author was Director of the East African Meteorological Department in Nairobi, Kenya. Exlibrary. Spine label. Blacked-out stamps on all edges, stamps on title page; call number and stamp on title page verso, stamp and label on rear flyleaf. Good hardcover with metal studs binding. Edges slightly worn and scuffed, upper part of front back strip slightly torn. #23573. $55
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Van der Lingen, Gerritt J., editor. Diagenesis of Deep-Sea Biogenic Sediments. Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania: Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, 1977. 385 pages. Author Citation and Subject indexes. Bibliographical references. Illustrations. Figures. Benchmark Papers in Geology, 40. Sections on Carbonate Diagenesis, Carbonate and Silica Diagenesis, Silica Diagenesis, Origin of Diagenetic Silica, Geochemical Aspects of Diagenesis, Silica Cycle in the Oceans, and Diagenesis and Oil-Reservoir Characteristics. Good hardcover. Exlibrary: spine label, stamps on all edges, stamp inside front cover, bookplate on front flyleaf, stamp on title page; barcode label inside rear cover. ISBN 0879332832. #29749. $32.50
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Van Heyningen, W. E. (William Edward). Bacterial Toxins. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1950. 1st printing. 133 pages. Index. Bibliography. Plates. Illustrations. This book concerns itself with bacterial substances which are directly toxic to the host and which assist the organism in its invasion. The author presents pathologists and bacteriologists with the viewpoint of a biochemist. - Front dust jacket. Very good hardcover in frayed, chipped, soiled and slightly torn dust jacket. Former owner's name stamp on front dust jacket and blank front flyleaf. #23885. $32.50
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Walker, Noojin, and Martha Fulton Walker. The Twain Meet: The Physical Sciences and Poetry. New York: Peter Lang, 1989. vi, 303 pages. Index. Bibliographical references. American University Studies. Series XIX, General Literature. 23. An exploration of science and poetry and how they are interwoven. Very good hardcover. ISBN 0820409537. #29461. $45
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Williams, Jerome, E. R. Fenimore Johnson, and Albert C. Dyer. Water Transparency Observations along the East Coast of North America. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1960. Publication 4391. 180 pages, 2 plates. Maps. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 139, Number 10. Very good stiff wrappers (soft cover). Exlibrary. Small call number label on upper left hand corner of front cover; small stamps on front cover, inside front cover, small stamps on top, fore and bottom edges; remainder of pocket inside rear cover. Small colored felt-tip mark on top edge. #23801. $15
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Woodger, J. H. (Joseph Henry). Biological Principles: A Critical Study. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1948. Reprint. xii, 406 pages. Index. International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method. First published in 1929. Very good hardcover; foxing on fore-edge and end papers. #29658. $60
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