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1.

The Spine of Software : Designing Provably Correct Software-Theory and Practice - Or, a Mathematical Introduction to the Semantics of Computer Programs

Hoboken, NJ, U.S.A. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated 1987. First Edition. An association copy with author's "with compliments" card taped in, and inscription "Dear Edna and Frank. Happy reading. I hope you like it. Are you planning to attend IFIP '89 in San Francisco? Hjaitliga Halsnisgar, Bob" Also inscribed on... more>
 
Item #10345
Price: $100.00  
2.

A Small Victory

Beckman, Siri. The University of the Arts 1991. First Edition. Limited to an edition of 100 copies, this is number 7. Written, illustrated, and printed by Siri Beckman at the University of the Arts in 1991. Text set in Baskerville and printed letterpress on Mohawk Superfine. Paper covered boards on... more>
 
Item #11989
Price: $74.00  
3.

The Suspended Drawing Room

New York: Stein and Day 1965. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Behrman, a playwright born in Worcester MA: "For Milton - My future employer For Alice - [my] present [employer] With love from Sam. (Mostly old pieces but a few new ones - thought you might like to see) New York... more>
The Suspended Drawing Room. S. N. Behrman.
 
Item #13486
Price: $75.00  
4.

The Essential Hal Clement: Volume 1: Trio for Slide Rule & Typewriter

George Richard. Framingham, MA: NESFA Press 1999. First Edition. 518, [1], pages. Black cloth with colored printed dj. 8vo. SIGNED as both Hal Clement and Harry Stubbs. An unread copy. Fine / Fine. Cloth.

Hal was a fixture for many years at the Boskone and Readercon conventions in the... more>
The Essential Hal Clement: Volume 1: Trio for Slide Rule & Typewriter. Hal Clement, Harry Stubbs.
 
Item #26087
Price: $75.00  
5.

The Essential Hal Clement: Volume 2: Music of Many Spheres

George Richard. Framingham, MA: NESFA Press 2000. First Edition. 506, [2] pages. 8vo. Publisher's blue/green cloth with color printed dust jacket. SIGNED as both Hal Clement and Harry Stubbs on the title page. An unread copy, crisp and clean. Fine / Fine. Cloth.

Hal was a fixture for many... more>
The Essential Hal Clement: Volume 2: Music of Many Spheres. Hal Clement, Harry Stubbs.
 
Item #26088
Price: $45.00  
6.

Science Fiction : The Illustrated Encyclopedia

London, New York, Stuttgart: Dorling Kindersley 1995. First American Edition. 312 pages. Large 4to. 10 x 11 3/4 inches. Publisher's black boards with printed dust jacket. SIGNED by author John Clute on the title page. One page corner lightly creased. Crisp clean copies noting some rubbing to the dj. Near... more>
Science Fiction : The Illustrated Encyclopedia. John Clute.
 
Item #26440
Price: $45.00  
7.

the Evolution and Eradication of Infectious Diseases

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press 1963. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Cockburn "To Jim Cassanos in appreciation of his assistance during the smallpox and cholera epidemics in East Pakistan 1958-60 Aidan Cockburn, Cincinnati Jan 1964" on the front pastedown endpaper. Binding is sound and clean, noting some minor surface damage from... more>
 
Item #16212
Price: $55.00  
8.

Applied Chiropractic

Forth Worth, Texas: Share International II 1997. First Edition. A very thorough and rather technical guide for practitioners. INSCRIBED by Coelho to "My friend and colleague Dr Rene Espy - Thanks for being the visionary that you are, with Love and Appreciation, Leon Coelho" dated 3/8/97. Many black and white... more>
 
Item #11221
Price: $125.00  
9.

The Structure of the Alps

London: Edward Arnold & Co 1927. xii, 289 pages + plates and 8 pages of ads. Publisher's blue cloth binding. Lacks the scarce dust jacket. Several nicks to top edge boards, minor foxing. Laid in is a manuscript letter with envelope, presumably in the author's hand indicating regrets for an... more>
The Structure of the Alps. Leon W. Collet, O. T. Jones.
 
Item #20974
Price: $150.00  
10.

A small archive of material (SIGNED What Mad Pursuit, Several TLS) between Nobel Laureate Francis Crick and Meyer Friedman

New York: Basic Books, Inc. 1988. First Edition. The archive includes: 1) Francis Crick INSCRIBED 1st edition of his book "What Mad Pursuit" dated October 1988 2) A check to Francis Crick dated 11/3/88 in payment for the book, ENDORSED by Crick on the back. 3) August 18, 1993 TLS... more>
A small archive of material (SIGNED What Mad Pursuit, Several TLS) between Nobel Laureate Francis Crick and Meyer Friedman. Francis Crick, Meyer Friedman.
 
Item #14270
Price: $3,500.00  
11.

Little, Big

Gary A. Lippincott. Toronto, New York, London, Sydney: Bantam 1994. First Edition. [12], 538, [1] pages. 8vo. This copy is INSCRIBED by Author CROWLEY "For Dave Le Clair - John Crowley October 1994" on the half title page. A nice copy, with corner crease lower right, and a few blemishes... more>
Little, Big. John Crowley.
 
Item #17739
Price: $95.00  
12.

Love and Sleep

New York, Toronto, London, Sydney, Auckland: Bantam 1994. First Edition. [8], 502, [1] pages. 8vo. Publisher's blue boards with blue cloths spine. INSCRIBED by Crowley: "For David Le Clair, John Crowley October 1994" on the half title page. Minor wear to the extremities, dj is price clipped, and a bit... more>
Love and Sleep. John Crowley.
 
Item #17747
Price: $30.00  
13.

Television Today and Tomorrow

New York: The Dial Press 1942. First Edition. De Forest (1873-1961) was a prolific inventor, and was granted more than 300 patents. He invented the triode, which made transcontinental telephony possible for the first time and underlies all technological applications in which weak electrical signals are amplified, including the transistor... more>
Television Today and Tomorrow. Lee De Forest.
 
Item #6843
Price: $95.00  
14.

Computer Age: A Twenty Year View

Cambridge, MA and London, England: MIT Press 1979. Later Printing. xvi, 491 pages. 8vo. Publisher's black cloth with silver spine lettering. A well read copy with lower corners bumped, and corners and edges of the dj frayed and with small tears. Bright and clean internally. Textblock sound but sagging. SIGNED... more>
Computer Age: A Twenty Year View. Michael L. Dertouzos, Joel Moses.
 
Item #13669
Price: $75.00  
15.

Made in America: Regaining the Productive Edge

Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 1989. First Edition. Advanced Reader's Edition. SIGNED by Michael L. Dertouzos on the front flyleaf. Dertouzos, who died in 2001, was a visionary leader in the use of technology, serving as head of MIT's Laboratory of Computer Science for many years. He was asked to chair... more>
Made in America: Regaining the Productive Edge. Michael L. Dertouzos, Robert M. Solow, Richard K. Lester.
 
Item #13668
Price: $75.00  
16.

Preprints 13th international Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics at Tokyo Prince Hotel 20-25 August 1978

[ Tokyo ]: The Japan Society of Precision Engineering 1978. First Edition. [2], [folding chart], [2], 206 pages plus dividers. Publisher's printed wrappers, thumbed and worn. SIGNED by Harold Edgerton on the front cover - Edgerton's talk at the conference (abstract on page 45) was to be on Techniques and... more>
Preprints 13th international Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics at Tokyo Prince Hotel 20-25 August 1978. Harold Edgerton.
 
Item #20140
Price: $150.00  
17.

Anregung von Quantensprüngen Durch Stöße mit 51 Abbildungen

Berlin: Julius Springer 1926. First Edition. VIII, 312, [2] pages. Small 8vo. (5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches) Publisher's light yellow cloth with printed titles. Soiled overall from handling. Previous ownership signatures on front endpapers (see below). Occasional pencilled notations in the text and also in the rear (several brittle... more>
Anregung von Quantensprüngen Durch Stöße mit 51 Abbildungen. J. Franck, P. Jordan.
 
Item #23628
Price: $175.00  
18.

The Course of Industrial Decline: The Boott Cotton Mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1835-1955

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. Johns Hopkins Univ Press 1993. First Edition. XVII, [1 blank], 279, [1] pages. 8vo. Original red cloth with photographically illustrated dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on the front flyleaf. A touch of rubbing to the dj otherwise an unread copy. Part of the Johns Hopkins Studies... more>
The Course of Industrial Decline: The Boott Cotton Mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1835-1955. Laurence F. Gross.
 
Item #22930
Price: $25.00  
19.

System Der Siphonophoren Auf Phylogenetischer Grundlage entworfen

Jena: Gustav Fischer 1888. First Edition. An offprint from the journal Zeitschrift fur Naturwissenschaft, XXII Band. Original pink self wrappers (faded, several stains, chip to rear corner and wear at edges). [2], 46 pages. INSCRIBED in August 1888 by Ernst Haeckel to Nathan [ Augustus ] Cobb on the front... more>
System Der Siphonophoren Auf Phylogenetischer Grundlage entworfen. Ernst Haeckel.
 
Item #18885
Price: $350.00  
20.

Forever Peace

Jensen. New York: Ace Books 1997. First Edition. [10], 326 pages. Publisher's two-tone paper boards with printed dj. 8vo. A crisp clean unread copy noting a bit of rubbing to the dj. Boldly SIGNED by Haldeman on the title page. Fine / Fine. Boards.

1998 Hugo Winner, Nebula award for best novel. more>
Forever Peace. Joe Haldeman.
 
Item #26485
Price: $50.00  
21.

The Iron Worker and King Solomon

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co 1868. First Edition. viii, [2], 11-56 p., [2] leaves of plates. Publisher's burgundy cloth gilt. With photographic plate of painting. Frontispiece is an engraving of Harrison by John Sartain. A bright clean copy with minor wear to the extremities. INSCRIBED "To John Sartain from... more>
The Iron Worker and King Solomon. Joseph Jr Harrison.
 
Item #25491
Price: $250.00  
22.

Out of the Cradle: Exploring the Frontiers Beyond Earth

New York: Workman Publishing 1984. First Edition. 190 pages. 10 x 8 inches. Illustrated wrappers. SIGNED on the title page by author William K. Hartmann, a noted scientist, space artist, and author. A crisp clean copy with just a touch of wear at the extremities. Near Fine. Wraps. more>
Out of the Cradle: Exploring the Frontiers Beyond Earth. William K. Hartmann, Ron Miller, Pamela Lee.
 
Item #26284
Price: $25.00  
23.

Arnold Palmer A Professional Journey

San Francisco: Collins Publishers 1994. Later printing. 192 pages. 4to (9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches. Original black cloth with photographically illustrated dust jacket. SIGNED by Arnold Palmer with a felt tipped pen on the front flyleaf. Sticker on front cover from The Woodlands, a Palmer Course. Dj curled at... more>
Arnold Palmer A Professional Journey. Thomas Hauser, Arnold Palmer.
 
Item #23475
Price: $55.00  
24.

In Lynn Woods with Pen and Camera

Lynn, Mass. Thos P. Nichols 1893. First Edition. vi, [4], 104 pages. 4to. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. TEG. Foreedges untrimmed. Publisher's cloth (spine in tan cloth, boards red cloth with decorative device in gilt). Thin tissue "bookplate" tipped onto front pastedown, SIGNED by author and publisher and noting this... more>
In Lynn Woods with Pen and Camera. Nathan Mortimer Hawkes.
 
Item #7729
Price: $75.00  
25.

Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in health and Disease

New York: J. H. Vail & Company 1883. 849 pages. Rebound in green cloth/buckram with leather spine label. Bookplate of Saul Moskowitz of Historical Technology on front pastedown. INSCRIBED by Heitzmann to "Dr. J Lewis Smith" on a front flyleaf in December 1883. First few pages are chipped at the... more>
 
Item #13851
Price: $150.00  


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