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1.

The Theory of Film Lubrication

London, New York, Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co. 1928. First Edition. xi, 279, [1] pages. 8vo. Publisher's red cloth. An exlibrary copy with the usual markings, otherwise bright and clean internally. A good working copy. Very Good. Cloth. more>
The Theory of Film Lubrication. R. O. Boswall.
 
Item #26331
Price: $35.00  
2.

Solar-Terrestrial Physics. Principles and Theoretical Foundations.

Dordrecht, Boston, Lancaster: D. Reidel Publishing Company 1983. First Edition. xvii, 859 pages. Grey printed boards. Lightly sunned spine, clean internally. A sound working copy. Very Good. Boards.

In: Astrophysics and Space Science Library, Volume 104. more>
Solar-Terrestrial Physics. Principles and Theoretical Foundations. R. L. Carovillano, J. M. Forbes.
 
Item #26318
Price: $95.00  
3.

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana and Duplicates from the Burndy Library Wednesday 14 June 2006 Sale 1677

New York: Christie's [ Christies ] 2006. First Edition. 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. 410 pages, with 617 lots. Major auction catalog. Includes auction results (prices realized). Near Fine. Wraps.

Includes 142 lots that are duplicates from the History of Science collection at the Dibner Instituate. more>
Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana and Duplicates from the Burndy Library Wednesday 14 June 2006 Sale 1677. Christie's New York.
 
Item #25938
Price: $29.00  
4.

The Origins of Cyberspace Wednesday 23 February 2005 Christie's Auction Catalog

New York: Christie's [ Christies ] 2005. First Edition. 247, [1] pages. 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Publisher's original color printed wrappers. A crisp clean copy with minor wear. INCLUDES copy of PRICES REALIZED and the SALEROOM NOTICE (corrections to lot items). Fine. Wraps.

255 lots well described... more>
The Origins of Cyberspace Wednesday 23 February 2005 Christie's Auction Catalog. Christie's New York.
 
Item #25312
Price: $65.00  
5.

Exceptional Scientific and Engineering Works of Art, Instruments and Models. April 15 1999. Sale 8351.

London: Christie's [ Christies ] 1999. First Edition. 174 pages plus ads. Printed color wrappers. 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. 100 lots, color photos throughout, several foldouts. Bump to head of spine panel, minor wear to extremities. Includes a copy of prices realized. Sale #8351. A large, excellent and... more>
 
Item #23953
Price: $22.00  
6.

Scientific and Engineering Works of Art, Instruments and Models. June 10 1999

London: Christie's [ Christies ] 1999. First Edition. Color and b/w. 361 lots each with estimated prices. Auction catalogue June 1999. Errata sheet & auction results (prizes realized) included. Sale 8414. Near Fine. Glossy pictorial cover. more>
Scientific and Engineering Works of Art, Instruments and Models. June 10 1999. Christie's South Kensington.
 
Item #23041
Price: $25.00  
7.

Scientific and Engineering Works of Art, Instruments and Models. Thursday 9 December 1999 Sale 8613

London: Christie's [ Christies ] 1999. First Edition. 145 pages plus ads. Printed color wrappers. 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. 450 lots, color photos throughout, plus an additional grouping of scientific instruments to be sold in Monaco on 10 December 1999. A large, excellent and well illustrated catalog of... more>
Scientific and Engineering Works of Art, Instruments and Models. Thursday 9 December 1999 Sale 8613. Christie's South Kensington.
 
Item #24295
Price: $22.00  
8.

A Jewish Child's Book

Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America 1913. First Edition. 26, [1] pages. 6 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. Illustrated thin paper boards. Minor wear at the extremities., mostly on the spine panel. Very Good. Boards.

In essence a child's picture book, with a poem on one page, and... more>
A Jewish Child's Book. Katherine Myrtilla Cohen.
 
Item #26309
Price: $40.00  
9.

Davison's Textile Blue Book ... United States and Canada also Raw Cotton Firms of the World ... and including Classified Lists of Cotton, Woolen, Worsted, Synthetic, and Cordage Mills By Products also An advertisers' Buyer's guide to Mill Equipment, Supplies and Services .. indexes ... etc

New York: Davison Publishing Co 1967. First Edition. 90 (ads on blue paper) + 1,390 pages. Title is from front board. 7 x 9 inches, original blue cloth binding. Epoxy reinforced corners with some crude color matching repair to rear board. Front hinge reglued, a little loose in the rear... more>
Davison's Textile Blue Book ... United States and Canada also Raw Cotton Firms of the World ... and including Classified Lists of Cotton, Woolen, Worsted, Synthetic, and Cordage Mills By Products also An advertisers' Buyer's guide to Mill Equipment, Supplies and Services .. indexes ... etc. Davison Publishing Co.
 
Item #26279
Price: $50.00  
10.

Heralds of Science: As Represented by Two Hundred Epochal Books and Pamphlets in the Dibner Library, Smithsonian Institution ; 25th Anniversary Edition

Norwalk, Connecticut and Washington, D.C. Published on behalf of Burndy Library and Smithsonian Institution by N. Watson Academic Publications 1980. First Printing. xiii,[1-blank],96 pages. Publisher's original blue boards with blind stamped decoration on front panel and copper colored title lettering on the spine. No dj as issued. Fine. Boards.

... more>
Heralds of Science: As Represented by Two Hundred Epochal Books and Pamphlets in the Dibner Library, Smithsonian Institution ; 25th Anniversary Edition. Dibner Library, Bern Dibner, Robert P. Multhauf, intro.
 
Item #24149
Price: $25.00  
11.

[ Photograph ] A Wonderful Image of Thomas Edison and Steinmetz examining Insulators

Unknown [ 1922 ]. Later printing. An unframed silver print mounted on backing board showing Steinmetz (the Father of Electrical Engineering and the founder of the GE Research lab) and Thomas Edison examining some insulators on a laboratory table at GE in 1922. While this image was first published in... more>
[ Photograph ] A Wonderful Image of Thomas Edison and Steinmetz examining Insulators. Thomas A. Edison, Charles Proteus Steinmetz.
 
Item #24593
Price: $525.00  
12.

The Shakespearean Ciphers Examined: An Analysis of Cryptographic Systems Used as Evidence That Some Author Other Than William Shakespeare Wrote the Plays Commonly Attributed to Him

Cambridge: At the University Press 1957. Later printing. xvi, [1], 302, [1] pages. Publisher's grey cloth with red and black printed dust jacket. The second printing, issued in the same year as the first, 1957. Dust jacket noting "Second impression" and with five dollar retail price. Dj with lower corner... more>
The Shakespearean Ciphers Examined: An Analysis of Cryptographic Systems Used as Evidence That Some Author Other Than William Shakespeare Wrote the Plays Commonly Attributed to Him. William F. Friedman, Elizebeth S.
 
Item #26322
Price: $250.00  
13.

Riverbank Publications No. 17 An Introduction to Methods for the Solution of Ciphers

Geneva, Illinois: Riverbank Laboratories 1918. First Edition. [2],46 p. illus., tables, diagrs. 28.5 cm. One of 200 copies printed per printed limitation statement. Provided in the originally issued Riverbank Laboratories button and string flapped manila envelope with matching limitation number printed in red upper right corner (dusty, minor wear). Stiff... more>
Riverbank Publications No. 17 An Introduction to Methods for the Solution of Ciphers. William F. Friedman.
 
Item #26346
Price: $175.00  
14.

Symmetries of Baryons and Mesons [ The Eightfold Way ]

Lancaster, PA and New York, N.Y. American Physical Society 1962. First Edition. 791-1130 pages. Original blue/green printed wrappers. 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches. The entire issue offered of The Physical Review Second Series, Vol 125 No. 3 pp. 1067–1084, February 1, 1962. Creasing to the corners, head of spine... more>
Symmetries of Baryons and Mesons [ The Eightfold Way ]. Murray Gell-Mann.
 
Item #26355
Price: $750.00  
15.

[ The Discovery of Nuclear Fission ] IN Die Naturwissenschaften Volume 27, 1939 "Über den Nachweis und das Verhalten der bei der Bestrahlung des Urans mittles Neutronen entstehenden Erdalkalimetalle" ; “Nachweis der Entstehung aktiver Bariumisotope aus Uran und Thorium durch Neutronenbestrahlung; Nachweis weiterer aktiver Bruchstuke bei der Uranspaltung” ; “Ueber die Bruchstucke beim Zerplatzen des Urans” ; “Zur Frage nach der Existenz der “Trans-Urane” I. Endgultige Streichung von Eka-Platin und Eka-Iridium” ; “Weitere Spaltprodukte aus der Bestrahlung des Urans mit Neutronen” ; “Über einige Bruchstucke beim Zerplatzen des Thoriums”

[ Berlin ]: Julius Springer 1939. First Edition. [1]-862, [i]-XVIII pages. 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. Cloth spine over marbled boards. Pasted on paper spine label and pasted down copied portion of volume title on front board. Apparently assembled from individual issues which were later bound into this volume... more>
[ The Discovery of Nuclear Fission ] IN Die Naturwissenschaften Volume 27, 1939 "Über den Nachweis und das Verhalten der bei der Bestrahlung des Urans mittles Neutronen entstehenden Erdalkalimetalle" ; “Nachweis der Entstehung aktiver Bariumisotope aus Uran und Thorium durch Neutronenbestrahlung; Nachweis weiterer aktiver Bruchstuke bei der Uranspaltung” ; “Ueber die Bruchstucke beim Zerplatzen des Urans” ; “Zur Frage nach der Existenz der “Trans-Urane” I. Endgultige Streichung von Eka-Platin und Eka-Iridium” ; “Weitere Spaltprodukte aus der Bestrahlung des Urans mit Neutronen” ; “Über einige Bruchstucke beim Zerplatzen des Thoriums”. Otto Hahn, Fritz Strassman, S. Flugge.
 
Item #26351
Price: $750.00  
16.

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  
17.

Scientific Distribution, Modern Selling-a Dynamic Wealth Producing Force; the Annals; Volume CXV [ 115 ], September 1924

Philadelphia: the american academy of political and social science 1924. First Edition. viii, 264 pages. 8vo. Publisher's red cloth. Exlibrary with the usual markings, a good working copy. Some pages with edge tears. Good. Cloth. more>
Scientific Distribution, Modern Selling-a Dynamic Wealth Producing Force; the Annals; Volume CXV [ 115 ], September 1924. Herbert W. Hess, ed, Clyde L. King.
 
Item #26329
Price: $20.00  
18.

The Physics of Atmospheres

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1986. Second Edition. xiv, [2], 271 pages. Printed paper wrappers. 4to. The SECOND edition. A few spots to the page edges, minor crease to lower corner, otherwise a clean copy. Very Good. Wraps. more>
The Physics of Atmospheres. John T. Houghton.
 
Item #26320
Price: $25.00  
19.

Bewick's Woodcuts : Impressions of Upwards of Two Thousand Wood-blocks, engraved, for the most part, by Thomas & John Bewick, of Newcastle-on-tyne. Including Illustrations of various kinds for books, pamphlets, and broadsides; cuts for private gentlemen, public companies, clubs, exhibitions, reaces, newspapers, shop cards, invoice heads, bar bills, &c with An introduction, a Descriptive Catalogue of the Blocks, and a List of the Books and Pamphlets Illustrated.

London: L. Reeve & Co. 1870. First Edition. [iii]-vii, [1-blank], [1-contents], [1-blank], [1]-28 pages. Plus numerous plates, each with multiple cuts reproduced, each reproduction numbered from 1 to 2009. 11 x 15 inches. Rebound in plain rough cloth. Frontispiece (engraving of Bewick) laid in [stained, badly chipped, but with image... more>
Bewick's Woodcuts : Impressions of Upwards of Two Thousand Wood-blocks, engraved, for the most part, by Thomas & John Bewick, of Newcastle-on-tyne. Including Illustrations of various kinds for books, pamphlets, and broadsides; cuts for private gentlemen, public companies, clubs, exhibitions, reaces, newspapers, shop cards, invoice heads, bar bills, &c with An introduction, a Descriptive Catalogue of the Blocks, and a List of the Books and Pamphlets Illustrated. Thomas Hugo, introduction, Thomas Bewick, John.
 
Item #26155
Price: $195.00  
20.

Product Design for Modularity

Boston, Detroit, London: Kluwer Academic Publishers 2000. First Edition. xviii, 203 pages. 8vo. Silver and blue printed boards. Exlibrary with the usual markings. Clean and bright internally, not often checked out. Good. Boards. more>
Product Design for Modularity. Ali K. Kamrani, S'ed Salhieh.
 
Item #26323
Price: $30.00  
21.

Japanese Contributions To Middle Atmosphere Program (Map)

[ Japan ]: Japanese Map Association (MAP Kyogikai) 1987. First Edition. iii, 130 pages. 8vo. Publisher's green boards with silver gilt titles. An unread copy, clean and bright. Near Fine. Boards. more>
Japanese Contributions To Middle Atmosphere Program (Map). Susumu Kato.
 
Item #26321
Price: $50.00  
22.

The Automobile: Its Province and Problems The Annals Volume CXVI, November 1924

Philadelphia: the american academy of political and social science 1924. First Edition. vii, 292 pages. 8vo. Publisher's red cloth. Exlibrary with the usual markings, a good working copy. Several page with cellopage repairs. Folding chart laid in (small loss to one corner) in the chapter it relates to (no loss... more>
The Automobile: Its Province and Problems The Annals Volume CXVI, November 1924. Clyde L. King.
 
Item #26330
Price: $20.00  
23.

Vingt jours a Tunis et en Tunisie : retour en France par Biskra et Constantine

Paris: May & Motteroz [ 1893 ]. First Edition. 118, [12] pages. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. Oblong 8vo. Binding loose. Publisher's bright orange cloth with extensive silver gilt decoration on front board. Very well illustrated internally. Last 12 pages are mostly advertisements. Corner of page 3/4 has torn... more>
Vingt jours a Tunis et en Tunisie : retour en France par Biskra et Constantine. Charles Lallemand.
 
Item #26381
Price: $50.00  
24.

THE MONTHLY MICROSCOPICAL JOURNAL: Transactions of the ROYAL MICROSCOPICAL SOCIETY and RECORD OF HISTOLOGICAL RESEARCH at Home and Abroad Volumes V [ 5 ] AND VI [6] (2 volumes bound in one) 1871

London: Hardwicke and Bogue 1871. First Edition. 2 volumes bound in one. The entire volumes offered. 3/4 leather binding with raised bands on the spine and gold gilt decoration. Marbled endpapers, and bookplate of Charles Finney Cox covered up by a donation bookplate to the NY Botanical Garden. Cox is... more>
 
Item #13233
Price: $95.00  
25.

A New History of the United States of America for the Use of Schools

Philadelphia: Cowperthwait, DeSilver & Butler 1854. x, [2], [13]-479 pages. Small 8vo. 5 x 7 1/2 inches. Page edges tinted red. Leather spine gilt over papered boards, worn at edges and corners. Previous owner name "Mary C. Atwater, Wooster Hall" inked on front endpaper. Colored folding map as frontipiece showing... more>
A New History of the United States of America for the Use of Schools. John Lord.
 
Item #26310
Price: $125.00  


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