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The Scientific Renaissance 1450-1630

By: Boas, Marie

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1962

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14368

Condition: Very Good; Black cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles, fade marks, spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index.


The Rise of Modern Science Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 380 pages View more info

Fogs and Clouds

By: Humphreys, W. J

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Williams & Wilins Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14181

Condition: Very Good; Off-white hardcover with blue spine and gilt titles, minor soiling; heavy, clean pages with deckled fore edges; illustrated with black and white photographs; index.


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 104 pages; Minor repair effected View more info

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Societal Evolution A Study of the Evolutionary Basis of the Science of Society

By: Keller, Albert Galloway

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13997

Condition: Very Good; Burgundy cloth hardcover with embossed gilt titles, rubbed; clean pages; tight binding; former owner's name on ffep; index.


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pages View more info

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American Records of Whales of the Genus Pseudorca

By: Miller, Gerrit S. Jr

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Washington DC, Govt Printing Office: 1920

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7964

Condition: Very Good; Beige wraps, moderately soiled; No. 2311 - from the Proceedings of the Untied States National Museum Vol. 57, pages 205-207, with Plates 27-31.


Brief notes and jaw photos. ; Proceedings of the US Natl Museum Series; Vol. 2311; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 9 pages View more info

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Diving for Science

By: Poole, Lynn

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Whittlesey House: 1955

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12854

Condition: Very Good; Green cloth hardcover with black titles and decoration; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index.


"For the human fish, here is everything about the underwaterworld and its exploration that is connected with science today. Aspects of undersea activity include reliable surveys of work being done from fish finding to photography; on equipment- the aqua lung, chambers for television cameras and so forth; and on the U. S. Oceanography institutes such as Woods Hole and La Jolla. How to dive, how to get into diving profesionally and what diving does the world over are w... View more info

The Marine Mammals of the North-Western Coast of North America and The American Whale Fishery

By: Scammon, Charles M.

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Riverside, CA, Manessier Publishing Co.: 1969

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14477

Condition: Very Good; Green cloth blind stamped cloth hardcover with a gilt seal on the front board and and gilt spine titles; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; intact two sheets with three maps in envelope at end of text block.


This edition of Captain Scammon's work includes a biographical sketch of Scammon and a history of the publishing of the original edition, reproduced here in full in facsmile form. It also includes maps by Scammon that were not included with the original edition in 1874. Forward by Professor Carl L. Hubbs, Introduction by Campbell Grant with notes by Professor John E. Cushing. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Australia Natural History, Sept 1974, Vol. 18, No. 3

By: Smith, Nancy (editor)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Sydney, The Australian Museum: 1974

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13784

Condition: Very Good; Staplebound pictorial magazine; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; includes, Tuning in to Crocodiles by Gordon Grigg, Stolen Songs and Other Sounds by A. H. Chisholm, Aboriginal Rock Paintings, Chance Encounter on a Rubber Reef by B. C. Russell, and Locust Plagues and Plague Locusts by Max Casimir.


Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 43 pages View more info

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Six Roads from Newton Great Discoveries in Physics

By: Speyer, Edward

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1994

Edition: First Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 9018

ISBN: 0471305030

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Blue hardcover with white titles; clean pages except for the usual ex-library markings; tight binding; 196 pages.


Ex-Library; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 196 pages View more info

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A Way to the Philosophy of Science (English & Japanese)

By: Uyeda, Seizi (editor)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Tokyo, Waseda Univ Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 3678

Condition: Fine; Maroon cloth hardcover with blind embossed decoration on the front board and gilt spine titles in Japanese; clean pages; tight binding SIGNED by the editor with a dedication.


Includes three essays in English (Max Black, Nobushige Sawada, Hajime Nakamura) and abstracts in English of the 15 Japanese language essays. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Editor View more info

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Environment and History, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2003

By: Watson, Fiona (Managing editor)

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Isle OF Harris, UK, White Horse Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12725

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback academic journal; clean pages; tight binding.


An interdiciplinary journal which brings together scholars from the humanities and biological sciences. This issue includes: Continuities in Environmental Narratives: The Case of Ka bale, Uganda, 1930-2000 by Grace Carswell; The Common Cormorant or Shag Lays Eggs Inside a Paper Bag by Joanna Sasson; Environmental History and the Challenges of Interdisciplinarity: An Antipodean Perspective by Eric Pawson and Stephen Dovers; Francois Mitterrand and Nature by Guillame Saint... View more info

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Environment and History, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2003 Special Issue: Coping with the Unexpected--Natural Disasters and Their Perception

By: Watson, Fiona (Managing editor)

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Isle OF Harris, UK, White Horse Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12726

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback academic journal; clean pages; tight binding.


An interdiciplinary journal which brings together scholars from the humanities and biological sciences. This special issue includes: Introduction by Michael Kempe and Christian Rohr; Man and natural Disaster in the Late Middle Ages by Christian Rohr; Noah's Flood: The Genesis Story and Natural Disasters in Early Modern Times by Michael Kempe; Divine Punishment or Object of Research: by Martin Stuber; The Politics of Nature by Martin Doering; Historical Seismology in Swit... View more info

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Whale Nation

By: Williams, Heathcote

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1988

Edition: First American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 121

ISBN: 0517569329

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Black cloth hardcover; dust jacket lightly scuffed; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


This is an essay in verse, prose and photography portraying the life of the whale and its unfortunate relationship with man. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 191 pages View more info