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ROGER BACON ESSAYS / Contributed by Various Writers on the Occasion of the Commemoration of the Seventh Centenary of His Birth

By: (Bacon, Roger). Little, A. G.; compiler and editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1914.: 1914.

Seller ID: 29512

Condition: Good


Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1914.. 1914.. Good. - Octavo, navy blue cloth titled in gilt. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped with the head of the spine lightly chipped. viii, 425 & [1] pages. There is offsetting to the endpapers & pastedowns with some rippling to the endpapers & half-title. There is scattered light foxing. Good. First edition.The fourteen essays are in the languages of the contributors. Four are in German, two in French and the remainder in English.The bookplate of Edward Andrew Donaldson is mounted on the front pastedown. Dust jacket present. First Edi... View more info

DYNASTY OF IRONFOUNDERS: The Darbys and Coalbrookdale

By: (Darby, Abraham; et al). Raistrick, Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green and Co, (1953).: (1953).

Seller ID: 29628

Condition: Very good


London: Longmans, Green and Co, (1953).. (1953).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed with the extremities slightly faded. The dust jacket is chipped with small pieces out & with its spine darkened. xvi & 308 pages. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and with black-and-white plates and full-page & textual illustrations, including maps, plans & facsimiles. There is light offsetting & staining to the pastedowns & endpapers. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

EDISON: Inventing the Century

By: (Edison, Thomas). Baldwin, Neil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Hyperion, (1995).: (1995).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 21162

ISBN: 0786860413

Condition: Very good


New York: Hyperion, (1995).. (1995).. Very good. - Octavo, gray boards backed with green cloth in a dust wrapper. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly rubbed. x & 531 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. The fore-edge is slightly soiled. A page corner is creased. Very good. First edition.Inscribed by Neil Baldwin in the year of publication and signed in full on the front endpaper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF ALBERT EINSTEIN EMERGING FROM UNDER AN ARCH HONORING JERUSALEM.

A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF ALBERT EINSTEIN EMERGING FROM UNDER AN ARCH HONORING JERUSALEM.

By: (Einstein, Albert). Harris, Martin.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: [circa 1940's].: [circa 1940's].

Seller ID: 36556

Condition: Very good


[circa 1940's]., [circa 1940's].. Very good. - A 9 inch high by 7 inch wide black & white photograph of Albert Einstein on 14 inch high by 11 inch wide photo paper. The portrait depicts the disheveled scientist emerging from under an arch proclaiming, in a quote from Psalm 137, verse 5: "If I forget thee O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning". Depicted in mid-stride as he walks towards the camera Einstein, impeccably dressed, has his hand held up as if holding a cigarette. A gentle smile illuminates the face of the great scientist and humanitarian. This is one of a very f... View more info

Image for FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE METEOROLOGICAL BUREAU AND WEATHER SERVICE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. 1893. Under the State Department of Agriculture and in Co-operation with the U.S. Weather Bureau....Central Office at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. Transmitted to the legislature February 5, 1894. (State of New York - Department of Agriculture).

FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE METEOROLOGICAL BUREAU AND WEATHER SERVICE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. 1893. Under the State Department of Agriculture and in Co-operation with the U.S. Weather Bureau....Central Office at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. Transmitted to the legislature February 5, 1894. (State of New York - Department of Agriculture).

By: (Fuertes, Estevan Antonio; Hoffman, Samuel).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1894.: 1894.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33161

Condition: Fair


WITH A SIGNED FORM LETTER IN SUPPORT OF THE METEOROLOGICAL BUREAU BY E.A. FUERTES, DEAN OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AT CORNELL, TO DR. SAMUEL HOFFMAN - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are slightly darkened along the top and there is some minor chipping to the head and tail of the spine. 457 pages, illustrated with 44 maps and charts, including 41 folding maps and charts printed in 2 and (sometimes) 3 colors. The front hinge is starting to crack. The endpapers are soiled and slightly chipped with a couple of short tears along the edges and the pages are darkened. Good. Tip... View more info

INDUSTRIAL MINERALS AND ROCKS (Nonmettallics other than Fuels)....Sponsored by the Seeley W. Mudd Memorial Fund

By: (Gillson, Joseph L.; editor-in-chief)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, 1960.: 1960.

Seller ID: 4841

Condition: Good


New York: The American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, 1960.. 1960.. Good. - Large octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & the spine. The covers are slightly rubbed. x, [ii] & 934 pages, with a frontispiece portrait and textual illustrations and diagrams. "Return to Map Projects Western Printing and Lithographing Co." is stamped in black on the front endpaper. Good. Third Edition, Completely Revised. View more info

Image for THE ENGINEERING MAGAZINE; Devoted to Industrial Progress. Vol. IV. No. 6. March, 1893.

THE ENGINEERING MAGAZINE; Devoted to Industrial Progress. Vol. IV. No. 6. March, 1893.

By: (Griffin, Henry A.; Hazen, H.A.; Gribble, Theodore Graham; et al). Dunlap, John R.; editor.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: The Engineering Magazine Company, 1893.: 1893.

Seller ID: 35941

Condition: Fair


- Octavo, 9-1/2 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, bound in buff paper wraps, titled with illustrations in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled, darkened and heavily chipped. The front cover is detached and sections of the spine have perished. pages [1]-30, [i]-[viii], 799-950 and [33]-88, with profuse textual illustrations and pictorial ads throughout. The pages are darkened and there is some dampstaining to the front edges of a few pages. There are penciled marks in the margins of the index to technical periodicals. A complete issue. Among articles worth noting is an... View more info

JOSEPH HENRY: His Life and Work

By: (Henry, Joseph). Coulson, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1950.: 1950.

Seller ID: 30262

Condition: Good


Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1950.. 1950.. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed with the head of the spine chipped & 2 small stains to the bottom edge of the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly chipped & soiled with some brown staining to its front panel. The jacket spine is darkened with small pieces out of its head. The printed price on the front flap has been crossed out in ink. [vii] & 352 pages. Black-and-white portrait frontispiece & black-and-white illustrations. The fore-edge & bottom edge are foxed. There is also foxing to t... View more info

WIRE IN ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION

By: (John A. Roebling's Sons Company)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Trenton, NJ: John A. Roebling's Sons Company, (1916).: (1916).

Seller ID: 26024

Condition: Good


Trenton, NJ: John A. Roebling's Sons Company, (1916).. (1916).. Good. - Small octavo, maroon cloth. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed with slight bubbling to the cloth along the top edge of the front cover. The spine is faded with a handwritten title. [vii] & 147 pages. Illustrated with numerous tables. Small stickers have been mounted on the front edges of 2 pages with pencil notations to one of the pages. A previous owner's initials have been stamped on the front endpaper. The book is lightly cracked at page 80. Good. Dust jacket present. View more info

GEOMORPHOLOGY OF THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS. Prepared under the direction of Douglas Johnson, Columbia University. (International Geological Congress XVI session, United States, 1933. Guidebook 7: Excursion A-7)

By: (Johnson, Douglas)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1932.: 1932.

Seller ID: 17436

Condition: Good


Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1932.. 1932.. Good. - Octavo, softcovers bound in printed yellow wraps. The covers are soiled with a couple of stains and a tiny tear to the front edge of the rear cover and a tiny tear to the bottom edge of the front cover. iii, [i] & 50 pages, illustrated with a full-page plate, a folding plate and numerous full-page & textual illustrations. There is a small dampstain to the front edge of the last 4 leaves. Good. View more info

18TH REPORT OF THE STATE GEOLOGIST AND PALEONTOLOGIST AND FIELD ASSISTANTS. New York State Museum / 52nd Annual Report of the Regents 1898 Vol. 2. Transmitted to the Legislature 4 January 1899

By: (Kemp, J. F.; Cushing, H. P.; Smyth, C. H., Jr.; et al)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Albany, NY: University of the State of New York, 1900.: 1900.

Seller ID: 11557

Condition: Good


Albany, NY: University of the State of New York, 1900.. 1900.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped. 169 pages. The hinges are cracked & the text block is partially detached from the binding. There is offsetting to the endpapers & the page edges are slightly darkened. Illustrated with black- and-white plates, including 1 folding plate, & 3 folding maps, 2 of them in color. There are pockets mounted on the pastedowns to hold the color maps, but the pocket on the front pastedown is torn & perished. Ex-library with a library bookpla... View more info

THE DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCE IN EUROPE AND AMERICA: Manuscripts and Printed Books from the 15th to the 20th Century on Astronomy, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Navigation and the Physical Sciences. Catalogue 22

By: (Lathrop C. Harper, Inc.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Lathrop C. Harper, Inc., (1960s).: (1960s).

Seller ID: 7181

Condition: Very good


New York: Lathrop C. Harper, Inc., (1960s).. (1960s).. Very good. - Octavo, printed tan wraps with circular vignettes in black on both covers. Light creases to the spine. 100 & [4] pp. Very good. 393 items are catalogued and fully described, with prices. View more info

LA PHILOSOPHIE DE LA MATIERE CHEZ LAVOISIER

By: (Lavoisier). Metzger, Helene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris: Hermann et Cie, Editeurs, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 31071

Condition: Good


Paris: Hermann et Cie, Editeurs, 1935.. 1935.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wrappers. The binding is bumped with the spine & extremities slightly darkened. There is a stamp with 2 handwritten prices at the top of the front wrap. There are tears to the head & tail of the spine with a piece out of the tail. 46 & [2] pages. The top page corners are bumped & the edges of the pages are darkened. Good. Actualites Scientifiques et Industrielles [No.] 213. Exposes d'Histoire et Philosophie des Sciences. Publies sous la direction de Abel Rey, [No.] II.The text is in French. Dus... View more info

LAVOISIER -- THE CRUCIAL YEAR: The Background and Origin of His First Experiments on Combustion in 1772

By: (Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent). Guerlac, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, (1961).: (1961).

Seller ID: 29611

Condition: Very good


Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, (1961).. (1961).. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth. The binding is lightly rubbed & the spine is faded. xix, [1] leaf & 240 pages. Black-and-white portrait frontispiece & 8 pages of black-and-white illustrations. The edges are very lightly foxed. Very good. First edition, as issued without a dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THREE PHILOSOPHERS (LAVOISIER, PRIESTLEY AND CAVENDISH)

By: (Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent; Priestley, Joseph; Cavendish, Henry). Aykroyd, W. R

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, U.K.: William Heinemann (Medical Books) Ltd., 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 29595

Condition: Good


London, U.K.: William Heinemann (Medical Books) Ltd., 1935.. 1935.. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The spine is slightly faded & there is some minor bubbling to the cloth of the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with its top edge creased. Its spine is darkened with pieces out of the head & tail & a small white stain near the tail. xi & 227 pages. 8 black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece. The top edge is foxed & the fore-edge is very slightly foxed. Good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

CHARLES KENNETH LEITH: Scientific Adviser

By: (Leith, Charles Kenneth). McGrath, Sylvia Wallace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 1503

Condition: Very good


Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, (1971).. (1971).. Very good. - Octavo, greenish yellow cloth titled in black on spine, in dw. The covers are bumped & the dw is rubbed & somewhat faded. xii & 255 pp. There is light foxing to the fore-edge. B&W portrait frontispiece & B&W illustrations. Very good. First editionA study of the career of geologist Charles Kenneth Leith [1875-1956]. Leith was head of the University of Wisconsin Geology Department for thirty years. He served as a consultant for the location and valuation of ore deposits for several mining companies and served as... View more info

ALFRED GOLDSBOROUGH MAYOR. (In Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume XXI Eighth Memoir)

By: (Mayor, Alfred G.). Davenport, Charles B

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1927.: 1927.

Seller ID: 32208

Condition: Good


Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1927.. 1927.. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/2 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & unevenly darkened. There is creasing & a short tear to the top corner of the front wrap with a crease & 2 short tears to its front edge. Title & 14 pages, partially unopened. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. The top page corners are creased. Good. This eighth memoir in a National Academy of Sciences series is a biography of Alfred Goldsborough Mayor [1868-1922].... View more info

PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRICITY APPLIED TO TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH WORK. A Training Course Text Prepared for Employees of the Long Lines Department, American Telephone and Telegraph Company

By: (Myers, C.F.; Crosby, L. S.; et al)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1941.: 1941.

Seller ID: 8999

Condition: Good


American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1941.. 1941.. Good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], green cloth titled in black. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped. [xi] & 346 pages. Illustrated in black & white with a frontispiece, photographic illustrations, diagrams, graphs & tables. There are some pencil notes on the front endpaper & the frontispiece is creased. Good. The 1938 edition, reprinted with corrections. View more info

NEWTON: THE MAN

By: (Newton, Isaac). de Villamil, Lieut-Col. R.; Einstein, Albert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Gordon D. Knox, circa [1931].: [1931].

Seller ID: 29789

Condition: Fair


London: Gordon D. Knox, circa [1931].. [1931].. Fair. - Octavo, dark green cloth with a picture of a portrait bust of Newton mounted on the front cover. The binding is bumped & rubbed with the covers slightly bowed. The spine is darkened with the head chipped & torn and with the top 2 inches of the backstrip partially detached. vi & 111 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece. The endpapers are darkened with some light foxing to the pastedowns. There are some pencil markings in the margins of the catalog. Good only. First edition.The book includes a catalog o... View more info

NEWTON DEMANDS THE MUSE: Newton's Opticks and the Eighteenth Century Poets

By: (Newton, Isaac). Nicolson, Marjorie Hope

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 30177

Condition: Very good


Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1946.. 1946.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The spine & extremities of the dust jacket are darkened and its front panel is creased with a small, light stain & with a short tear to the panel's top edge. The jacket spine is chipped with a tear near the head. xi & 177 & [1] pages. There are tiny brown marks to the fore-edge & the front margins of 4 pages. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition.History of Ideas Series No. 2.The book "traces the growing interest in Newton's prismatic discoveries and the 'scientific' p... View more info