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A Primer of the History of Mathematics

By: W.W. Rouse Ball

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1927

Edition: Sixth Issue


149 pgs. Very Good condition light green cloth hardcover. Light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, light general smudging to cloth, binding sound, owner name (Helen M Rice) on front endpaper. Occasional neat checkmarks in margins, text is otherwise clean and unmarked. Text is organized into 346 numerical articles with index at the rear. Contents: I. Introductory; II. Mathematics Under Greek Influence: 1. The Pythagorean, Athenian and Early Schools, 2. Development of ... View more info

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A Verticillium Root Disease of American Elm (Bulletin 6)

By: Tehon, Leo R. And Homer L. Jacobs

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, The Davey Tree Expert Company, 1936

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


32 pgs. Very Good staple bound softcover. Owner name and subject category Ulmus-Diseases on front cover, small chip to upper edge of rear cover, otherwise clean, sound and unmarked. Illustrated with black and white tables, drawings, photographs and charts. Historical overview, symptoms, experimental data, effect of treatments, biibliography. #2335. View more info

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Anne Frank: The Biography. With a Note By Miep Gies.

By: Muller, Melissa; Kimber, Rita (translator); Kimber, Robert (translator)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Company, LLC, 1998

Edition: First Edition


8vo. 330 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Jacket has very slight edgewear along top edge. A biography and autobiographical chronicle of the life of Anne Frank. ISBN 0805059962. #2137. View more info

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Asymbiotic Technique of Orchid Seed Germination. With Chapter on Symbiotic Germination.

By: Hicks, Aaron J. [with a Chapter By Scott Stewart]

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Chandler, AZ, The Orchid Seedbank Project, 2016

Edition: Third Printing of Second Revised Editi


185pgs. New softcover, Near Fine condition with a shallow bump to front cover at lower right corner, else Fine. Direct from the publisher, this is the February 2014 printing of the updated and expanded second edition which features a new chapter on symbiotic technique by Scott Stewart. With clear instructions for beginners as well as experienced growers, detailed content, fully referenced chapters, illustrated throughout with black and white and color photos, tables, dra... View more info

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Bergianska Botanister

By: Jonsell, Bengt, Gunnar Broberg, Gunnar Eriksson and Bertil Nordenstam

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Atlantis, 1991


8vo. 141 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, faint trace of shelf wear to spine ends of jacket and small closed tear to upper edge. Text is in Swedish. Illustrated throughout with drawings, paintings, portaiture and photos. Sections: Forord, Broderna Bergius och det bergianska arvet (Bengt Jonsell), Olof Swartz (Bertil Nordenstam), Johan Emanuel Wikstrom (Gunnar Broberg), Veit Brecher Wittrock (Bengt Jonsell, Bergianska siftelsen under vart ... View more info

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Darwin for Beginners

By: Miller, Jonathan and Borin Van Loon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Writers & Readers, 1982

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


175pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Clean and unmarked, binding sound. Jacket has no chips or tears, very slight age-toning to edges. Clever, entertaining, informative and very readable introduction to Darwin's life and theories as well as an overview of the general history and controversy of the development of scientific thought into branches such as evolutionary biology, molecular biology and genetics. Illustrated throughout with the imaginativ... View more info

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Einstein and the Generations of Science

By: Feuer, Lewis S.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books, Inc., 1974

Edition: First Edition.


8vo. ix. 374 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Brown cloth, blue lettering to spine and matching color to top of text block. Dust jacket has light rubbing to corners of spine, in protective cover. Black and white photographs. Contents include: The Social Roots of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Social, Generational, and Philosopical Sources of Quantum Theory, Generational Movements and 'Scientific Revolutions', Conflict of Scientific Schools, Index... View more info

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Flowers and Flowering Plants. An Introduction to the Nature and Work of Flowers and the Classification of Flowering Plants.

By: Pool, Raymond

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1941

Edition: Second Edition, Sixth Impression.


8vo. xxiii.428 pgs. Very Good condition cloth hardcover. Light to moderate general rubbing to cloth causing a somewhat faded appearance to an otherwise clean and sturdy copy. A volume in the McGraw-Hill Publications in the Botanical Sciences Series. Black and white line drawings and illustrations include a fold-out chart detailing the outline of classification followed in this book, opposite a key to pertinent symbols and abbreviations appearing in the chart. In additio... View more info

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Francis Bacon. The Temper of a Man.

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Co., Boston. 1963. First Edition., 1963

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 245 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good jacket. Maroon cloth, illustrated frontis portrait. Dust jacket has several small closed tears and chips, with protective cover. Illus. with black and white plates. Biography of Sir Francis Bacon in five parts: Prologue, Lord Bacon's Reputation; An Elizabethan Eden 1561-1579; The Struggle to rise 1579-1613; Bacon Ascending 1613-1620; impeachment 1621; A Noble Five Years 1621-1626. #376. View more info

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Get a Grip on Genetics (Get a Grip on...Series)

By: Brookes, Martin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Alexandria, VA, U.S.A., Time-Life Education, Incorporated, 1998

Edition: First Printing


8vo. 192 pgs. Fine softcover, clean and unmarked, in stiff wraps with matching illustrated paper cover. Kraft-paper colored pages with black print, with illustrations and drawings scattered informally alongside each topic. Content is presented clearly and imaginatively, useful and entertaining for novice, student and scientist alike. "From Mendel and the garden peas to the world-embracing Human Genome Project, discover what you need to know about what genes are and... View more info

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Ingenious Kingdom : The Remarkable World of Plants

By: Northen, Henry and Northen Rebecca

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1971

Edition: Second Printing


xii. 274 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover in Very Good jacket. Ex-library with the usual markings and stamps on fore edges, title and copyright pages and endpapers, else minor shelf wear with clean and unmarked text. Jacket in very nice condition, minimal signs of wear. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings by Stanley Wyatt. Chapters: Ingenious Kingdom, The Coming of Life, Algae, Viruses and Bacteria, True Fungi, Slime Molds, and Lichens, Mosses, Ferns and Their... View more info

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Louis Pasteur. The Man and His Theories.

By: Cuny, Hilaire

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Paul S. Eriksson, Inc., 1966

Edition: First American Edition


8vo. vi. 192 pgs. Very Good+ cloth hardcover in Very Good jacket. Cloth has slight rubbing to corners. Dust jacket exhibits overall light shelf wear, with light rubbing to paper at edges and corners. Otherwise, clean, sound and unmarked. The first sections of the book cover his nature, background and early career, followed by his more advanced contributions, the potentialites of his research and his last years. The remainder of the text is devoted to selected writings, n... View more info

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Nature Abounding. With Decorations By C.F. Tunnicliffe.

By: Watson, E.L. Grant (Editor).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited, 1951


8vo. 384 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, clean and unmarked. With Decorations By C.F. Tunnicliffe. An anthology of nature essays by authors including Thomas Hardy, W.H. Hudson, Fraser Darling, Sir John Lubbock, William Cobbett, J.Mills Whitham, Count Keyserling, J.G. Frazer, Ivan Turgenev, Charles Waterton, Charles Darwin, Herman Melville, Gilbert White, Herodotus, Edward Jesse, George Borrow, Adrian Bell, Frank Buckland, Grant Watson, J.P. Jacobsen, Henri Fabre, Edw... View more info

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Orchid Seed Germination Media. A Compendium of Formulations.

By: Hicks, Aaron J. and Katy Lynn, Editor

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chandler, AZ, The Orchid Seedbank Project, 2014

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing


211pgs. Fine condition softcover, as new from publisher. First Edition Third Printing. August 2014. An authoritative and comprehensive compendium of over 130 media formulations and recipes used for the propagation of orchid seeds in vitro, this treatise presents not just the hows, but the very readable wherefores and whys of the materials and techniques used. Contents: History; Chemistry: The Elements, Isotopes, Oxidation States, The Chemistry of Ions, Formula Weight; Th... View more info

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Scientific Explanation. A Study of the Function of Theory, Probability and Law in Science. Based Upon the Tarner Lectures 1946.

By: Braithwaite, Richard Bevan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York and London, Cambridge University Press, 1957

Edition: Second American Printing


xii. 376 pgs. Very Good condition navy cloth hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean, sound, unmarked with minimal shelwear. Jacket price intact, light edgewear, sunning to paper at spine. Based upon the Tarner lectures given by the author in 1946, its primary purpose is to explain, by way of detailed examples, the logical features common to all the sciences. Contents: Introductory, Scientific deductive systems and their representations, The status of the theoretica... View more info