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1 100 Years of Science and Technology in Texas: A Sigma Xi Centennial Volume Klosterman, Leo J.; Swenson, Loyd S.; Rose, Sylvia., eds.
Rice University Press, Houston, Tex. 1986. 1st ed. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
4to, hardcover. Lib of Congress stamp on front flyleaf, head/heel of spine & board corners mildly bumped, else vg condition in slightly edge-worn, otherwise vg dj. ep. xii, 391 p. ill. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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2 A Century of DNA: A History of the Discovery of the Structure and Function of the Genetic Substance Portugal, Franklin H.; Cohen, Jack S.
MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass. 1977. 0262160676 / 9780262160674 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. Fine condition in vg dj. NOT ex-library. Contents bright, crisp & clean, clearly unread; dj spine moderately sunned (spine lettering fully legible). xiii, 384 p., illus. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 A History of Astronomy Pannekoek, A.
Interscience / Wiley, New York. 1961. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. Vg condition in vg dj. Prev. owner's name, slightest foxing to text-block edge, not affecting interior, contents bright & clean, binding tight; dj faintly spine-browned. 521 pp. Translated from the Dutch. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 A History of Science. Volume I: Ancient Science Through the Golden Age of Greece; Volume II: Hellenistic Science and Culture in the Last Three Centuries B.C Sarton, George
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. 1952, 1959. First edition, both volumes. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. 2 volumes. Blue-grey cloth, no dj's. Vg condition. NOT ex-library. Volume I has previous owner’s name on inside front cover and short gift sentiment on front endpaper. Previous owner’s name on inside front cover of Volume II. Covers and contents of both volumes crisp, clean, no marking or writing. 646 & 554 pp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 A History of the Conceptions of Limits and Fluxions in Great Britain, from Newton to Woodhouse [Open Court Series of Classics of Science and Philosophy, No. 5] Cajori, Florian
The Open Court Publishing Company, Chicago and London. 1919. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Green cloth w/ black title lettering. Vg condition. NOT ex-library. Prev. owner's name on endpaper; contents clean, binding & hinges firm; spine ends mildly bumped. viii, 299 p., w/ portraits of Berkeley and Maclaurin. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 A Memorial of Joseph Henry -----
Published by Order of Congress, Washington D. C. Government Printing Office. 1880. Hardcover Condition: Good 
Sm 4to, hardcover, tan cloth. Exterior moderately soiled; rear board partially detached at rear endpaper, making covers loose, but binding is firm; minor foxing near title pg.; otherwise contents clean, overall good given age. 528 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Abenteuer der Erkenntnis: Albert Einstein und die Physik des 20. Jahrhunderts Brachner, Alto.; Hartl, Gerhard.; Sichau, Christian, hrsg.
Deutsches Museum, München. 2005. 3924183023 / 9783924183028 Paperback Condition: Very Good 
4to, paperback. Vg+ condition. Contents bright, crisp & clean, appears unread; cover edges very slightly rubbed from storage. 176 pp. with 180 illus. (some color). Text in German. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Abhandlungen uber Atombau aus den Jahren 1913 - 1916 Bohr, N. [Niels]; autorisierte deutsche Ubersetzung mit einem Geleitwort von N. Bohr von Hugo Stintzing
Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn, Braunschweig. 1921. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Good condition. Bound in green quarter cloth, marbled paper-covered boards, gilt spine lettering reading "Bohr Atombau". Ex-Physics Library copy w/ front bookplate, small stamp on title pg & copyright pg., blacked-out label on rear pastedown. Prev. owner's name; title page detached, laid in; contents well-toned but clean, no foxing, binding & hinges firm. Paper covering front board is lifting up from underlying board, 1/2-inch chipped away down right edge. xix, 155 pp. Text in German. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 American Men of Science: A Biographical Directory Cattell, Jaques, ed.
The Science Press, Lancaster, PA 1949. 8th edition. Hardcover Condition: Good 
4to, hardcover, tan cloth. Good condition. Exterior lightly soiled, rear hinge cracked but board still well-attached; interior age-toned, clean, binding firm. 2836 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 An Introduction to the Science of Radio-Activity Raffety, Charles W.
Longmans & Co., London. 1909. 1st edition. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. No dj, green cloth. Vg+ condition. NOT ex-library. Endpapers slightly age-toned, contents clean, no marking or writing. Appears unread. 208 pp. An interesting early summation of the knowledge then extant on this then rapidly evolving subject. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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11 Anleitung zur Darstellung und Prufung chemischer und pharmaceutischer Praparate: ein auf eigene Erfahrungen gegrundetes, insbesondere den Apothekern gewidmetes praktisches Hulfsbuch Wittstein, G. C.
Joh. Palm's Hofbuchhandlung, Munich. 1851. 2nd enlarged ed. Hardcover Condition: Fair 
8vo. Hardcover, no dj, 755 pp. A 19th-century alphabetical primer of pharmaceutical preparations. Fair condition. Lacks front board, rear board all but detached, spine backstrip detached but present w/ 2" chip at bottom end. Lib of Congress stamp on front endpaper, bookseller's stamp title pg., number code on pg. 1., front endpaper corners chipped; however contents are clean, binding quite tight. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 Annales de Chimie et de Physique. Sixieme Serie, Tome XV (Series 6, Volume 15) Berthelot, et al.
G. Masson, Editeur / Imprimerie de Gauthier-Villars et Fils, Paris. 1888. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Bound in brown quarter leather w/ maroon leather spine label, gilt spine decoration & title lettering, blue paper-covered boards. Vg condition. Ex-Science & Technology Library copy w/ front bookplate, front pocket very neatly removed, barely noticeable (only markings). Contents lightly & uniformly age-toned, otherwise clean, no markings, no foxing or brittleness to pgs; binding & hinges firm. Boards moderately smudged, corners just rubbed through; outer leather quite glossy & supple, 576 pp., illus., 2 fold-out plates. Text in French. Contains papers by M. Deslandres, MM. Berthelot et Andre, M. J. Lafont, M. Paul Adam, M. Scheurer-Kestner, M. A. Behal, M. Th. Vautier, M. F.-M. Raoult, M. James Chappuis, M. J.-A. Muller, M. G. Foussereau, MM. Nilsson et Otto Pettersson. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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13 At the Sign of the Quadrant: An Account of the Contributions to American Hydrography Made by Edmund March Blunt and His Sons Burstyn, Harold L.
The Marine Historical Association, Mystic, CT. 1957. Paperback Condition: Very Good 
8vo, paperback. Vg condition. Small nick to bottom spine corner; covers and contents clean, no marking or writing. 119 pp. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Atoms for the World: The U.S. Participation in the Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy Fermi, Laura.
University Of Chicago Press, Chicago. 1957. 1st ptg. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover. Spine & board edges lightly faded (under dj), spine slightly cocked, to minor effect, otherwise good condition in lightly scuffed, else good dj. 227 pp. Illus. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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15 Benjamin Silliman, 1779-1864. Pathfinder in American Science Fulton, John F., and Thomson, Elizabeth H.
Henry Schuman. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover Condition: Good 
Cloth, out of print, 294 pgs., very good in very good dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, Volume II, No. 2: I. Studies of the American Falconidae, and: II. Ornithology of Guadeloupe Island (based on notes and collections made by ... E. Palmer) Ridgway, Robert; Palmer, Edward
Government Printing Office, Washington, DC. 1876. Paperback Condition: Very Good 
8vo, paperback. Vg condition. ORIGINAL - NOT A REPRINT. Light old moisture stain to upper left front cover, not affecting contents; contents clean and unworn, no marking or writing. Binding sturdy and tight. pp. 91-195. (First title: 91 pp. + two woodcut plates; second title: 12 pp.) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 Cajal and Consciousness: Scientific Approaches to Consciousness on the Centennial of Ramon y Cajal's Textura [Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 929] Marijuán, Pedro C., ed.
New York Academy of Sciences, NY. 2001. 0801872138 / 9780801872136 Paperback Condition: New 
8vo, paperback. NEW. Bright, crisp & clean, unread. 264 pp. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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18 Carl Friedrich Gauss: A Bibiliography Merzbach, Uta C., compiler
Scholarly Resources, Wilmington, Del. 1984. 0842021698 / 9780842021692 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
4to, hardcover. Blue cloth, no dj. Vg+ condition. NOT ex-library. Small prev. owner's name, otherwise bright & clean inside and out. xxv, 551 p. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Catalog of Meteorological Instruments in the Museum of History and Technology [Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology No. 2] Middleton, W. E. Knowles
Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D. C. 1969. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
4to, hardcover, green cloth, no dj. Ex-lib, minimal interior markings, text-block edges stamped, rear pocket removed. Exterior slightly soiled w/ upper & lower spine bumped/rubbed, else contents vg, clean & tight. v, 128 p. illus. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Centaurus: International Magazine of the History of Science and Medicine. Volume 4, Nos. 1-4: 1955 - 56 Anker, Jean, ed.
Ejnar Munksgaard, Copenhagen. 1955, 1956. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover. 4 volumes bound together, original paperback covers bound in. Good condition. Ex-lib copy w/ front bookplate, call letters on spine, stamping on orig. journal covers. Several pgs loose, laid in (perhaps to photocopy them?), contents otherwise clean, binding & hinges tight. 384 total pgs., illus. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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