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Luna Cornea

by MONTERDE, Claudia (editor)

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Published
2008
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A fine copy
ISBN
9770188800501
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$10.00

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Mexico City: Conaculta; Centro De La Imagen, 2008. A fine copy. 9 x 6.5 inches. 64 pages. Fully illustrated in color. Original pictorial wrappers. First edition.
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A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: with a Treatise on Surveying, In Which the Principles of Rectangular Surveying, Without Plotting, Are Explained

by FLINT, Abel; George GILLETT

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Published
1851
Condition
Fine copy with minor wear to extremities
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$50.00

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Hartford: WM. JAS. Hamersley, 1851. Fine copy with minor wear to extremities. 8vo. 168 pages. Original sheep, black morocco lettering-piece. Provenance: Richard Austin (inscription on front free endpaper, Peekskill Academy, Dec. 16th 1864). New Edition. Title continues to state: "Likewise, Rectangular Surveying; or, an Accurate Method of Calculating the Area of Any Field Arithmetically, Without the Necessity of… Read more
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One Hundred Books Famous in Science

by HORBLIT, Harrison

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Published
1964
Condition
A fine copy with some light wear to slipcase and some loss to acetate
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$325.00

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New York: The Grolier Club, 1964. A fine copy with some light wear to slipcase and some loss to acetate. 8vo. 449 pages. Cloth; acetate; slipcase. FIRST EDITION, one of 1000 copies.
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Physical Studies of Nucleic Acid.; Offprint from: Nature, Vo. 167, May 12, 1951

by WILKINS, Maurice (1916-2004); Raymond G. GOSLING (1926-2015) and W. E. SEEDS; Mrs. Mary J. FRASER AND Robert D. B. FRASER

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Published
1951
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London: Nature, 1951. 8vo. 7pp. Original printed wrappers. Lightly age-darkened. FIRST EDITION, OFFPRINT ISSUE, SIGNED by Gosling on the front wrapper. This important paper is illustrated with electron microscope photographs of fibers of sodium thymonucleate (4 copies of two side-by-side prints). Wilkins' studies of sodium thymonucleate led him to Raymond Gosling, a graduate student working with outdated x-ray equipment.… Read more
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Collection of offprints

by LEDERBERG, Joshua (1925-2008)

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24 offprints authored or co-authored by Lederberg, co-winner of the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering that bacteria can reproduce sexually and exchange genes. The collection includes a range of offprints from his career, from his first article in 1947 (culled from his dissertation) to the work he did at University of Wisconsin-Madison to his later… Read more
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Group of offprints

by MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

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$700.00

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7 items, comprising: PERUTZ, M.F. "The Composition and Swelling Properties of Haemoglobin Crystals." Offprint from Transactions of the Faraday Society Vol XLIIB, 1946. 10 pp. 8vo. Printed wrappers. Ownership signature ("G. Wald?") to upper margin, hole punched at upper left. - PERUTZ. "An X-ray study of horse methaemoglobin. II." Offprint from Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, vol 195.… Read more
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The Universe and Dr. Einstein

by BARNETT, Lincoln; Albert EINSTEIN

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Published
1948
Condition
Small chips at ends of spine panel, slightly toned
Edition
First edition, first printing
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$50.00

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New York: William Sloane Associates, 1948. First edition, first printing. Small chips at ends of spine panel, slightly toned. 8vo. 127 pages. 2 leaves back-and-white photographs. Original cloth; pictorial dust jacket designed by William Meek. Foreword by Albert Einstein.
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Le diverse et artificiose machine ... Nellequali si contengono varij et industriosi movimenti

by RAMELLI, Agostino (circa 1531-after 20 August 1608)

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Published
1588
Condition
From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow
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$52,500.00

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Paris: The Author, 1588. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Folio (375 x 252 mm). Text in French and Italian, in roman and italic types respectively. Engraved title within architectural frame, engraved portrait of the author on verso of title, title and portrait by Léonard Gaultier, 194 engravings, of which 174 full-page and 20 double-page [numbered… Read more
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Six Months in Ascension: An Unscientific Account of a Scientific Expedition

by [GILL, David] GILL, Mrs. Isobel

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Published
1880
Condition
Hinges split; top corner of front free endpaper wanting—despite these faults still a nice copy
Edition
Second edition, inscribed by David Gill
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$500.00

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London: John Murray, 1880. Second edition, inscribed by David Gill. Hinges split; top corner of front free endpaper wanting—despite these faults still a nice copy. 8vo. liv, 285 pp. with 32 pp. of ads dated September, 1888 bound in at rear. Frontispiece map and with tables and figures in the text.Publisher's brown cloth, stamped in black and in… Read more
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The Path of Evolution Through Ancient Thought and Modern Science

by PEMBERTON, Henry

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Published
1902
Condition
Endpaper sprung, some light rubbing to cloth
Edition
First edition
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$100.00

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Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1902. First edition. Endpaper sprung, some light rubbing to cloth. 8vo. 374pp. Original gilt-lettered red cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by Pemberton to Claude de la Roche Francis (the author of 'London: Historic and Social') in 1902.
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Quantitative Vectorelectrocardiography

by BRINBERG, Louis

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Published
1960
Condition
Jacket with a few tears/chips at edges
Edition
First edition
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$200.00

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Baltimore: Waverly Press, Inc, 1960. First edition. Jacket with a few tears/chips at edges. 8vo. Photographic illustrations, diagrams in text. Original black cloth; original printed dust jacket. PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author: "To Roy with best wishes from Louis Brinberg". Brinberg was a cardiologist and researcher at Mount Sinai Hospital in New… Read more
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A General Index to the Philosophical Transactions, from the First to the End of the Seventieth Volume

by MATY, Paul Henry

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Published
1787
Condition
Some intermittent pale spotting, generally a tall, crisp copy.
Edition
First edition
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$500.00

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London: Lockyer Davis and Peter Elmsly for The Royal Society, 1787. First edition. Some intermittent pale spotting, generally a tall, crisp copy.. Thick quarto. 801 pages. 20th-century black buckram, gilt-lettered on spine. FIRST EDITION. Complete printed indexes of Volumes 1-70 of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Each index arranged in two formats: alphabetically by… Read more
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Abhandlungen zur Wellenmechanik

by SCHRÖDINGER, Erwin

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Published
1927
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$250.00

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Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1927. 8vo. 139pp. Original green cloth. Cloth age-darkened. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM of six papers by Schrödinger published in 1926, including the four papers (from the Annalen der Physik) with the general title 'Quantisierung als Eigenwertproblem." The first contains "the first appearance in the literature of his famous wave equation, written out for the… Read more
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