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1 Bacon, Francis. [Humphries, Sydney; Editor]. Bacon's Essays. Sydney Edition, Edited by Sydney Humphries.
London: Adam & Charles Black, MCMXII. 
Royal octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to spine, uncut, decorative initials, xxx, 370 pp. Very Good+, with lightly bumped corners and slight rubbing to edges. “The Essays of Francis Bacon Baron Verulam Viscount St. Albans are here reprinted from an edition dated MDCLXXIII. The Introductory reproduces a depiction to Bishop Andrews accompanying the Advertisement Touching an Holy War, Written in the Year MDCXXII. The Epistle Dedicatory is that of the last Author's Edition published in MDCXXV. The portrait is a photogravure direct from a fine proof impression of an engraving after Simon de Passe fromeing the frontispiece to the Sylva Sylvarum, printed in MDCXXVI, the year of Bacon's death. The Ornamental Letters, Title Page, and Binding have been specially designed by A.A. Turbayne for the Sydney Edition....” 
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2 Bailey, James. After Thought: The Computer Challenge to Human Intelligence.
New York: BasicBooks, [1996]. First Edition. 
Octavo, cloth & boards (hardcover), viii, 277 pp. Illustrated. Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Barrow, John D. Impossibility: The Limits of Science and the Science of Limits.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1998). Reprinted with Corrections. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), silver letters, xiii, 279 pp. Fine ,in a Fine dust jacket. From jacket: This is no ordinary look at the limits of science. Using simple explanations, it shows the reader that impossibility is a deep and powerful notion; that any Universe complex enough to contain consious beings will contain limits on what those beings can know about their Universe; that what we cannot know defines reality as surely as what we can know. Impossibility is a two edged sword: it threatens the completeness of the scientific enterprise yet without it there would be no laws of Nature, no science, no scientists... 
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4 Beede, J. W. and Hedwig T. Kniker. Species of the Genus Schwagerina and Their Stratigraphic Significance.
Austin: The University of Texas, 1924. [University of Texas Bulletin, No. 2433: September 1, 1924]. 
Octavo, paperbound (printed grey wrappers), 98 pp. Very Good+, with lightly rubbed edges & age darkening. From Introduction: Species of the genus Schwagerina occur in most of the outcropping limestones formed in the open, connected, epicontinental seas existing at the time of the initiation of the Permian fauna and flora. They are highly organized formainifera, of large size, and they occupy a limited thickness of rocks. They thus form valuable horizon markers wherever they occur...It is the purpose of this paper to describe the known specieis of the genus Schwagerina; to discuss their relationships with the other Fusulinae; their distribution throughout the Northern Hemisphere, and the analysis and correlation of the faunas with which they are associated. 
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5 Berkson, Jacob B. A Canary's Tale: The Final Battle -- Politics, Poisons, and Pollution vs. The Environment and the Public Health. Volume I: The Odyssey, 1988 - 1996. Volume II: Research, References and Resources, 1988 - 1996. Drawings by Jack Garver. Foreword by Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D.
Published by the Author, (1996). Printed with Soy Ink on Recycled Paper. 
Signed & Inscribed by Author. Octavo, hardcover (slick white illus. boards), xviii, 152 pp. Fine (As New). From Preface: The purpose of A Canary's Tale is to pick up the torch lit by Rachel Carson more than thirty years ago in her Silent Spring and to sound a clarion call to every citizen to get involved in the War to preserve and protect the environment and the public health. A Canary's Tale is about a very real, but little understood, danger, to the public health, safety and welfare; indeed, to the very survival of man... The danger comes from man's daily exposure to thousands of toxic chemicals expelled into the air he breathes, the water he drinks, the soil in which he grows his food, and the food he eats. Despite warnings from thousands of reputable scientists and daily accounts in the media and the press, the public has failed to recognize the toxic chemicals to which the are exposed nearly everywhere on a daily basis may be the cause of their medical problems or the aggravating trigger of a preexisting illness... 
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6 Crawford, D. L., ed. The Construction of Large Telescopes.
London: Academic Press / Published for the International Council of Scientific Unions with the Financial Assistance of UNESCO, 1966. 
International Astronomical Union Symposium No. 27, Held in Tucson, Arizona, Pasadena and Mount Hamilton, California, U.S.A., 5-12 April 1965. 1st edition. Octavo, blue cloth, xii, 231 pp. Photos, diagrams. Former-owner signature; otherwise Very Good in a chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Cushman, Joseph A. An Illustrated Key to the Genera of the Foraminifera. [Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research Special Publication, No. 5].
Sharon, Massachusetts, 1933. 
Octavo, gray cloth (hardcover), black label, gilt letters, 40 Plates. Very Good, with rubbing to spine, former-owner signature. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Dietz, David. Atomic Energy in the Coming Era.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1945. 
1st edition. Inscribed and signed by the author. Octavo, cloth, 183 pp. Photos, illus. Near-Fine in a slightly chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Feuer, Lewis S. Einstein and the Generations of Science.
New York: Basic Books, [1974]. First Edition. 
Octavo, cloth (hardcover), 374 pp. Former-owner signature; otherwise, Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10 Flammarion, Camille. La Pluralite des Mondes Habites, Etude ou l'on Expose les Conditions d'Habitabilite des Terres Celestes...
Paris: Didier et Cie., 1874. 
Octavo, quarter green morocco & marbled boards, calf label, gilt-stamped spine, marbled endpapers, viii, 475 pp. Color frontis., plates (2 of which are folding), illus. Fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Harrington, Philip and Pascuzzi, Edward. Astronomy for All Ages: Discovering the Universe Through Activites for Children and Adults.
Old Saybrook, Conn.: The Globe Pequot Press, [1994]. 
6th printing. Quarto, softbound, xi, 208 pp. Photos, illus. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Hasted, J. B., M.A., D.Phil; Reader in Physics, University of London. Physics of Atomic Collisions.
London: Butterworths, 1964. First Edition. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, ix + 536 pp. Very Good+, with light edgewear and former owner signature. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Hayes, Donald S., Russell M. Genet and David R. Genet, eds. New Generation Small Telescopes.
Mesa, Ariz.: Fairborn Press, [1987]. 
1st edition. Octavo, softbound, v, 441 pp. Photos, illus. Very Good. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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14 Herschel, Sir John F. W., Knt. Guelp. A Treatise on Astronomy. A New Edition, With a Preface, and a Series of Questions for the Examination of Students, by S. C. Walker.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1836. 
Octavo, navy blue cloth (hardcover), purple leather spine label, gilt letters, sketches & diagrams throughout, b&w plates, index, xix, 417 pp. Professionally rebound (contemporary binding in Fine (As New) condition); Treatise itself in Very Good condition, with heavy foxing (age darkened spotting) throughout. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Jachowski, Leo A. and Donald C. Scott. Abbreviations of Authors' Names in Malacology.
No publication info. 
Quarto, paperbound, 38 pp. Near-Fine. The abbreviations of authors names in zoology and botany appear to have begun almost with the launching of scientific nomenclature about the middle of the eighteenth century. As the scientific treatment of the fauna and flora has broadened throughout the world and generations of biologists have succeeded generations, the number of abbreviations of the kind has also increased as now to constitute a formidable list, as the present compilation will attest... 
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16 Kaiser, Nancy and Wellbery, David E.; Editors. Traditions of Experiment from the Enlightenment to the Present: Essays in Honor of Peter Demetz.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, [1992]. 
First Edition. Octavo, cloth (hardcover), ix, 386 pp. Frontis. portrait. Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 King, Henry C. The History of the Telescope. With a Foreword by Sir Harold Spencer Jones.
Cambridge, Mass.: Sky Publishing, [1955]. 
1st American edition. Octavo, blue cloth, xvi, 460 pp. Photos, illus. Very Good. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Lloyd, Lewis E., Sc.D. Techniques for Efficient Research.
New York: Chemical Publishing Company, Inc., 1966. 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, vi + 215 pp. Very Good+, with former-owner stamp and light foxing to page edges & endpapers; in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light foxing (age darkened spotting). From dust jacket: This is a different kind of book for scientists and technical personnel, in that it offers a plan for correlating psychology. The vast amounts of money expended for research ad development merit the careful selection of worthwhile problems for research, and the most effiecient plans for solving them. The various chapters cover a proved six-step method for attacking a problem. This book will be a good mental refresher for anyone in any research organization, and especialy helpful to those that conduct in-service courses for new technical employees. 
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19 Mazzeo, Joseph Anthony. The Design of Life: Major Themes in the Development of Biological Thought.
New York: Pantheon Books, [1967]. First Edition. 
Octavo, cloth (hardcover), xxiii, 227 pp. Near-Fine in dust jacket. 
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20 McDowell, M.R.C.; Mathematics Department, Royal Holloway College, University of London. Atomic Collision Processes: The Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Physics of Electronic and Atomic Collisions, University College, London, 22nd-26th, 1963.
Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1964. 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xv + 1165 pp. Very Good, with sunned spine, former-owner signature. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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