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Roadside Geology of the Northern Rockies

By: ALT, David D.; HYNDMAN, Donald W.

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Missoula, MT, U.S.A., Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1974

Stock No.: 77364

ISBN: 0878420290

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Stated fourth printing, 1974. With 6 separate fold-out maps, plus additional b&w photos, drawings and maps. The casual geologist can use this guide while driving the highways of Western Montana, Idaho and NW Wyoming to observe and identify geologic features seen in that region. --- In yellow paper-covered wraps. Previous owner's signature, notes and embossed seal on title page; some rippling to back cover, else a firm, clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages View more info

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Proceedings of 14th World Congress on Computational and Applied Mathematics In 3 Volumes

By: AMES, W. F. (editor)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology: 1994

Stock No.: 73392

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The proceedings in a 3-volume set. In excellent shape. Due to the weight (about 9 lbs.), extra shipping may be requested. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1572 pages View more info

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The New York Public Library Science Desk Reference

By: BARNES-SVARNEY, Patricia (editorial director)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1995

Stock No.: 76439

ISBN: 0028604032

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A useful treasury of scientific facts. Loaded with diagrams, tables, and charts showing the 'most frequently sought information in every field of science. A clean, bright, unmarked copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 668 pages View more info

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The Analytical Engine: Computers-Past, Present and Future

By: BERNSTEIN, Jeremy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1967

Stock No.: 78392

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Stated seventh printing. Any book published in the 1960s and promising to look to the future of computers might be of interest in view of the rapid technological changes since then. --- In full black cloth-covered boards and with reel-to-reel tape artwork on jacket cover. A firm, clean, bright copy. Jacket with very large curved piece torn away on back; else ok. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 113 pages View more info

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Principles of Electrical Engineering, Theory and Practice: Second Edition

By: BLALOCK, Grover C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1936

Stock No.: 76974

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This technical work from the early twentieth century features plenty of charts and illustrations. With taped-in booklet supplying 'answers to problems' posed in the book. --- In black full cloth-covered boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A firm, complete copy but the gilt spine titling has almost completely flaked off. Discolored cloth, perhaps as many as 12 pages with pencilings; previous owner's signature on front paste-down. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xix, 584 ... View more info

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Deltas: Models for Exploration

By: Broussard, Martha Lou

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston Geological Society: 1975

Stock No.: 60505

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Collection of geologic studies of deltaic environments; with their oil and gas potentials. In super shape, w/full blue cloth covers. ; 60505; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Einstein's Universe

By: CALDER, Nigel

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1979

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 74749

ISBN: 0670290769

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book club edition. In black quarter cloth and copper paper-covered boards. Smudge on front free endpaper, else a bright, clean copy lacking markings. Jacket with slight chafing at edges. --- Author's much-admired work explains Einstein's Theory of Relativity for the average reader. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 154 pages View more info

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Roadside Geology of Colorado (Roadside Geology Series)

By: CHRONIC, Halka

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, U.S.A., Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated: 1987

Stock No.: 74139

ISBN: 087842105X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated Fifth Printing, 1987. With numerous maps, drawings and photos. Includes guide to stratigraphic drawings at rear. Meant as guide to geology for the layman as one might encounter it when driving through the Colorado Rockies. Clean, bright, tight copy.; 31162; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 322 pages View more info

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Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant, Improved and Enlarged, Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetic, Adapted to the United States.

By: DABOLL, Nathan

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Utica, New York, Gardiner Tracy: 1841

Stock No.: 82423

Condition: Fair


A well worn 1841 copy of this early 19th century reference, which debuted in 1800. This text was used to instruct the student in the use of multiple forms of mathematics, such as fractions, currency reduction, annuities and interest among many of other topics. With appended section of rules for calculating interest and rebates and a separate short work entitled "The Practical Accountant. . .Best Method of Book Keeping" by Samuel Green. --- This compact edition in... View more info

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On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

By: DARWIN, Charles

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1963

Stock No.: 81850

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


A deluxe illustrated edition in slipcase of Charles Darwin's landmark work of natural history. With woodcut engraved illustrations by Paul Landacre. Includes a new preface by the author's grandson, Charles G. Darwin. --- In green paper-covered boards backed in darker green leatherette with titling and illustrations gilt-stamped on cover and spine; green topstain. Slipcase covered in light green paper. Sandglass flyer laid in (New York, no. XIV:27). --- A very nice copy:... View more info

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The Autobiography of Charles Darwin and Selected Letters

By: DARWIN, Charles (author); DARWIN, Francis (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: [c.1970s]

Stock No.: 80054

ISBN: 0486204790

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A trade paperback edition offering Darwin's memoir, with letters. Much of this work is concerned with his landmark "Origin of Species." Edited by Francis Darwin, son of Charles Darwin. An "abbreviation" of Charles Darwin's lengthy "Life and Letters" of 1887. Indexed. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking markings. Covers with slight chafing to edges.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xiv, 365 pages View more info

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Why We Behave Like Human Beings

By: DORSEY, George A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books: 1925

Stock No.: 77035

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated sixty-fourth printing of this once-popular work. In it, the author scientifically explores the workings of the human body and mind, and compares and contrasts human behavior to other life forms. With a laid-in gift card to recipient from 'Daddy', dated 1966. --- In full orange buckram, with titling in black on spine. --- A firm copy though with some penciled underlinings, soiling on a few pages, and chafing to edges of covers. Lacks a dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9... View more info

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The Body Has A Head

By: Eckstein, Gustav

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1970

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 73222

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


The complexities of the human body are explained in an understandable way. A good Book Club copy, in full turquoise cloth on board covers. With bumped corners; clean interior. Dust jacket some chipping at spine ends; in good overall shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 799 pages View more info

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Chronicle and Romance: Writings of Froissart, Mallory and Holinshed (Number 35 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 81118

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A collection of famous tales from the Middle Ages to the Elizabethan era. Includes: Chronicles of Jean Froissart, The Holy Grail from the Book of King Arthur by Thomas Malory and The Raphael Holinshead Chronicles, which attempt to tell the histories of England, Scotland and Ireland. --- The 35th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia painting of the Bat... View more info

Image for Scientific Papers: Physics - Chemistry - Astronomy - Geology (#30 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

Scientific Papers: Physics - Chemistry - Astronomy - Geology (#30 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: FARADAY, Michael; von HELMHOLTZ, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand; THOMSON, William; NEWCOMB, Simon; GEIKIE, Sir Archibald; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 80695

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A selection of explanations of various scientific phenomena by leading experts in their fields. Many of the writings are accompanied by black & white drawings. The 30th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies introductions and notes. With sepia frontis portrait of Michael Faraday. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & dec... View more info

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A Practical Treatise on Coal, Petroleum, and Other Distilled Oils

By: GESNER, Abraham

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Drake Well Foundation: 2001

Stock No.: 82388

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A 2001 facsimile of Abraham Gesner's 1861 Baillière Brothers guide to his various processes for refining "coal oil", petroleum, and other distilled oils. This work served as a primer for the early petroleum industry. With several sketches and tables depicting these processes and the equipment needed to perform them. With a foreword by Samuel T. Pees and a biographical sketch of Abraham Gesner by William R. Brice. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with ... View more info

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Engineering Formulas

By: GIECK, Kurt

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 80095

ISBN: 0070232024

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated first U.S. edition. This compact work offers over 1500 formulas and tables of measurements for the engineer. With over 300 diagrams. Technical and mathematical formulas are presented, including measurements of areas, solid bodies, trigonometry, analytical geometry, special functions, differential calculus and statistics. Printed on rectos only, leaving the opposite pages (left sides) blank for notes, etc. Unpaginated (about 380 pp.). --- In green paper-covered boa... View more info

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Seismosaurus: The Earth Shaker

By: GILLETTE, David; HALLETT, Mark (illustrations

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1994

Stock No.: 76682

ISBN: 0231078757

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


An account of the discovery of the remains of the gargantuan Seismosaurus hallorum, one of the largest of the dinosaurs, in central New Mexico in 1979. With illustrations throughout by Mark Hallett, and numerous color photos. Indexed. --- With a little curling to lower corners, else a clean, bright copy lacking markings. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 205 pages View more info

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The History of Western Science 1543-2001

By: Gribbin, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Stock No.: 72152

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


Gorgeous volume traces the people and their discoveries. In decorative light blue and gilt design front & rear covers. Top edge bright gilt. Interior liberally dotted with pictures, is clean, bright & unmarked. Slipcase in generally good shape, but with small corner tears. [Any reference to dust jacket refers to this volume's slipcase. ]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and Construction Engineers, and Contractors (Volume I only, of two)

By: HOOL, George A.; JOHNSON, Nathan C. (editors)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc: 1929

Stock No.: 82394

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated second edition, sixth impression of this comprehensive guide to construction design and realization. With hundreds of drawings, tables, charts and graphs; and with a black & white frontis photo of the University Club of Chicago building. Volume I only (of the original 2-volume set). The content of this handbook was contributed by a staff of fifty specialists. Indexed. --- In limp green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume has no dust jacket... View more info

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Hiking Colorado's Geology

By: HOPKINS, Ralph Lee; HOPKINS, Lindy Birkel

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Seattle, The Mountaineers: 2000

Stock No.: 80416

ISBN: 0898867088

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Details about 50 hikes around Colorado, with explanations of geologic features encountered along the way. Each hike with information such as length of hike, difficulty, and w/reference to relevant USGS topo map(s) which are available. Most accompanied by black and white photos, and with a section of bright color photos. --- In stiff wraps with color photo of watery mountain scene on cover. --- A clean, unmarked copy but with a little bruising to front cover.; Octavo (8 t... View more info

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Primary Natural Philosophy: Designed for the Use of the Younger Class of Learners

By: JOHNSTON, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Charles DeSilver & Sons: 1876

Stock No.: 81953

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A basic guide, for the young student, to "natural philosophy", or what might be called "basic physics" in the 21st century. With illustrations throughout. Back of volume with several pages of advertisements for other DeSilver publications. --- Stated 25th revised edition, in dark red cloth-covered boards backed in tooled leather with titling and decorations stamped in gilt. Publisher's device stamped on front and back covers. --- With pencilings and rubb... View more info

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Social Problems: A Situational-Value Approach

By: KANE, John J.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1963

Stock No.: 78953

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated second printing. A look at various social problem areas; with a few diagrams and an index. --- In full textured green paper-covered boards. --- Clean, bright, firm copy but with inked signature & five phone numbers on front paste-down; and a few inkings here and there. Lacks a dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xv, 428 pages View more info

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Sea Shells of Tropical West America Marine Mollusks from Lower California to Colombia

By: KEEN, A. Myra

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Stanford, California U. S. A., Stanford University Press: 1960

Edition: Second Printing

Stock No.: 71830

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


"This is the first attempt to list and provide illustrations of the sea shells of the entire area of the Panamic marine province..." Stated 2nd prtg of extremely detailed inventory of shellfish sea life from Baja to Columbia. In full blue, lightly stained cloth covers w/seashell artwork & printing in gilt, minor edgewear. DJ bears orig $12.50 flap price and is chipped, espec at head & tail of spine. Now in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Thermodynamic Properties of Steam Including Date for the Liquid and Solid Phases (includes Mollier Chart)

By: KEENAN, Joseph H.; KEYES, Frederick G.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1936

Stock No.: 77506

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First Edition. Technical work includes numerous charts and graphs. Includes 29 in. wide x 39 in. tall folded Mollier Chart in pocket inside rear cover. In maroon cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine; published on buff-colored papers. --- With minor cover rubbing and a few penciled notations; else a firm, bright copy. Chart isn't damaged. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 89 pages View more info

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Star Hunters: The Quest to Discover the Secrets of the Universe

By: MAMMANA, Dennis

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Running Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81104

ISBN: 0894718754

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A history of astronomy and man's attempts to understand worlds beyond our own. With dozens of color and black & white photos. --- In dark blue paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, firm, bright copy but with a little rubbing to cover edges and bumped cover corners.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 160 pages View more info

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Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wüste (When There is War, We Go into the Desert) in German language

By: MARTIN, Henno

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Windhoek, Namibia, Verlag der Namibia Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft: 1995

Stock No.: 80148

ISBN: 0949995258

Condition: Near Fine


German language. A softcover edition of the author's account of his experiences in present-day Namibia during World War II. German nationals Henno Martin and partner Hermann Korn, were working geologists in the former German colony of South-West Africa (now Nambia). When war broke out, they decided to wait it out in a remote desert canyon area to avoid internment. This work with plenty of black and white photos and a fold-out map of the areas in which they worked. --- Wi... View more info

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The Physical Geography of the Sea (Third Edition)

By: MAURY, M. [atthew] F. [ontaine]

Price: $186.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1855

Stock No.: 82408

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A third edition, enlarged and improved, of Matthew Fontaine Maury's detailed 1855 study of the world's oceans. With 7 folded maps and a folded pilot sheet at rear of volume, one additional map and two more plates with drawings within the volume. Maury served in the U. S. Navy and when an injury ended his nautical career, he turned to the science of the seas. This work was influential for oceanic work and understanding and was used by mariners, cable-layers and others af... View more info

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Dinosaurs, Spitfires, and Sea Dragons

By: McGOWAN, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts,, Harvard University Press: 1991

Stock No.: 76672

ISBN: 067420770X

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Toronto palaeontologist's work is described on cover blurb: 'At last, a grown-up's book about dinosaurs...beautifully illustrated...written by a literate scientist. --- In very nice shape: clean, bright and unmarked but with a little curling to lower corners. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 365 pages View more info

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Theory of the Photographic Process Third Edition

By: Mees, C. E. Kenneth

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1971

Stock No.: 73455

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Scientific work in a decent copy. Stated 6th printing. In full black cloth-covered boards; a few tears in cloth at spine. Interior clean and tight. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 591 pages View more info

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Provincial Letters / Pensées / Scientific Treatises (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

By: PASCAL, Blaise

Price: $96.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1984

Stock No.: 81797

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A deluxe Franklin Library edition presenting the writings of Blaise Pascal, the multi-talented 17th century Frenchman (inventor of an early mechanical calculator), including his essays on faith, "Thoughts" ("Pensées"), translated from the French by W. F. Trotter, as well as his "Provincial Letters" (translated by Thomas M'Crie) and an assortment of his Scientific Treatises (translated by Richard Scofield). Includes a painted color portait of Pasc... View more info

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How to Know the Minerals and Rocks: An Illustrated Guide to Important Gems, Ores, and Metals of the Mineral Kingdom

By: PEARL, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Signet Key Books/New American Library: 1958

Stock No.: 77493

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated third printing, January 1958 of this work which first appeared in a 1955 hardcover publication by McGraw-Hill. With b&w drawings throughout, plus a section of color plates. --- A firm, clean, unmarked copy. ; 192 pages View more info

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A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Peterson Field Guide Series No. 7)

By: POUGH, Frederick H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1954

Stock No.: 82159

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Stated third printing of this guide to all manner of mineral forms, with several sets of color and black & white plates; along with numerous drawings and maps of North American and volcanic generalized formations at endpapers. This work is suitable for research world-wide, and was later revised with second and subsequent editions. Number 7 in the publisher's Peterson Field Guide Series. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with pickaxe illustration and titling in darke... View more info

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Raising the Roof of the Rockies: A Geologic History of the Mountains of the Ice Age in Rocky Mountain National Park

By: RICHMOND, Gerald M

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Nature Association, Inc.: 1974

Stock No.: 77318

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A scientific work, produced in cooperation with the National Park Service, which examines the geology of the Rocky Mountain National Park. With 18 in. x 24 in. folded map of the Park in rear pocket. Includes numerous color and b&w photos, plus drawings and charts. --- With previous owner's signatures & sticker inside front cover; else a clean, bright, firm copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 81 pages View more info

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Geologic Atlas of the Rocky Mountain Region, United States of America

By: Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists

Price: $167.00

Publisher: Denver, Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists: 1972

Stock No.: 79589

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This oversize folio (18 in. wide x 21.5 in. tall) provides a comprehensive view of the locations of various mineral families in the Rocky Mountain states of New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Utah and Arizona. With multiple color-coded maps and plenty of black and white photos. A production of the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists. Each section or topic is written by a different person(s) with a foreword by William Wyman Mallory, member of the Associat... View more info

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Recent Activity of Glaciers of Mount Rainier, Washington: Botanical Evidence of Glacier Activity U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 387-B

By: SIGAFOOS, Robert S.; HENDRICKS, E. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., United States Government Printing Office: 1972

Stock No.: 82130

Condition: Very Good


A portfolio containing a 24-page scholarly study of eight glaciers at Mount Rainier, Washington. The study, in stapled wraps, with numerous black & white photos. Also included are several folded maps with photos; housed in provided pocket. --- In stiff outer boards with green monochrome image of Rainier to cover; repeated on study cover. --- Portfolio is sound shape with very slight soiling but otherwise undamaged. Maps and stapled study also undamaged.; Quarto (11 to 13... View more info

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Radar Applications/Pc02212

By: Skolnik, Merrill Ivan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, IEEE Press: 1988

Stock No.: 73393

ISBN: 0879422238

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Part of the publisher's selected reprint series. In excellent shape, with olive pictorial hardcover; illustration of radar installation on cover. With loose technical material laid in. Clean, bright and tight copy. This is a real book, this is not an insta-print book. ; IEEE Press Selected Reprint Series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 477 pages View more info

Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

By: Sobel, Dava

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker and Company: 1995

Stock No.: 50326

ISBN: 0802713122

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


The story of how mankind were able to master the concept of longitude and accurately measure it is the subject of this compact, popular work. In full brown paperboard covers w/clean, unmarked interior. Dust jacket has crease at front flap; w/orig $19 price intact. Stated 14th printing. ; 50326; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Planets

By: SOBEL, Dava

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2005

Stock No.: 74083

ISBN: 0670034460

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


First Edition/First Printing. In pictorial covers featuring depiction of Saturn in a field of stars on them. Interior clean and bright. Author's 'guided tour' of Earth's solar system in a sharp copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 270 pages View more info

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Radar and Electronic Navigation (3rd Edition)

By: SONNENBERG, G. J.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey,, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.: 1963

Stock No.: 78254

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Per the jacket flap: "This book provides a comprehensive guide to the uses of Radar and other electronic aids to navigation." With dozens of charts, tables (some fold-out), photos, drawings and other illustrations. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine. Volume wrapped in pink jacket w/blue radar screen image on cover. --- With gift inscription on front free endpaper, else a bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket with minor rubbing; else... View more info