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A Short History Of Nearly Everything

A Short History Of Nearly Everything

by Bill Bryson

In A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bryson follows his greatest challenge yet: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. From the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. The result is a profound, funny, and wonderfully clear and entertaining adventure into the realms of human knowledge, as only Bill Bryson can render it.
Physics

Physics

by Douglas C Giancoli

For algebra-based introductory physics courses taken primarily by pre-med, agricultural, technology, and architectural students.

This best-selling algebra-based physics text is known for its elegant writing, engaging biological applications, and exactness. Physics: Principles with Applications, 6e retains the careful exposition and precision of previous editions with many interesting new applications and carefully crafted new pedagogy. It was written to give students the basic concepts of physics... Read more about this item
Introduction To Electrodynamics

Introduction To Electrodynamics

by David J Griffiths

About the Book This book is known for its clear, concise and accessible coverage of standard topics in a logical and pedagogically sound order. The Third Edition features a clear, accessible treatment of the fundamentals of electromagnetic theory, providing a sound platform for the exploration of related applications (ac circuits, antennas, transmission lines, plasmas, optics, etc.). Its lean and focused approach employs numerous examples and problems. More About Title Friendly, informal style. Clear... Read more about this item
Cosmos

Cosmos

by Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan was the David Duncan Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences and Director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at Cornell University; Distinguished Visiting Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; and the cofounder and President of the Planetary Society, the largest space-interest group in the world. For the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, he was an adviser on the Mariner, Voyager, and Viking unmanned space missions, and he briefed... Read more about this item
A Brief History Of Time

A Brief History Of Time

by Stephen Hawking

A Brief History of Time is a popular science book written by Stephen Hawking and first published by the Bantam Dell Publishing Group in 1988. It became a best-seller and has sold more than 9 million copies. It was also on the London Sunday Times best-seller list for more than four years. There is also a documentary by the same name, directed by Errol Morris and released in 1991. Unlike the book, the documentary is primarily a biography of Stephen Hawking.
A Brief History Of Time

A Brief History Of Time

by Stephen W Hawking

A Brief History of Time is a popular science book written by Stephen Hawking and first published by the Bantam Dell Publishing Group in 1988. It became a best-seller and has sold more than 9 million copies. It was also on the London Sunday Times best-seller list for more than four years. There is also a documentary by the same name, directed by Errol Morris and released in 1991. Unlike the book, the documentary is primarily a biography of Stephen Hawking.
Optics

Optics

by Eugene Hecht

Optics, Fifth Edition is distinguished by three core imperatives for the reader: up-to-date content in line with the ever-evolving technological advances in the Optics field; a modern approach to discourse including studies on photons, phasors, and theory; and improvements and revisions to the previous edition’s pedagogy including over one hundred new worked examples.
The Elegant Universe

The Elegant Universe

by Brian Greene

The Elegant Universe is a book by Brian Greene published in 1999 which introduces string theory and provides a comprehensive though non-technical assessment of the theory and some of its shortcomings.
The Road To Reality

The Road To Reality

by Roger Penrose

Roger Penrose is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. In 1988 he shared the Wolf Prize for physics with Stephen Hawking for their joint contribution to our understanding of the universe.From the Hardcover edition.
Annals Of the Former World

Annals Of the Former World

by John McPhee

Annals of the Former World is a book on geology written by John McPhee and published in 1998 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. The book presents a geological history of North America, and was researched and written over the course of two decades beginning in 1978."Most mountain ranges around the world are the result of compression, of segments of the earth's crust being brought together, bent, mashed, thrust and folded, squeezed up into the sky-- the... Read more about this item
Chemistry

Chemistry

by Raymond Chang

Includes index.
Einstein

Einstein

by Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson, presidente del Instituto Aspen, ha sido presidente de la CNN y director ejecutivo de la revista Time. Es autor de Einstein, su vida y su universo (Debate, 2008), Benjamin Franklin: An American Life y Kissinger: A Biography, y es coautor, con Evan Thomas, de The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. Vive con su mujer en Washington, D.C.Walter Isaacson is the CEO of the Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and the managing editor of... Read more about this item
Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

by John E McMurry

A best-selling text for organic chemistry students, this text boasts illustrations, problems, and media-based “Organic Knowledge Tools.”
The Fabric Of the Cosmos

The Fabric Of the Cosmos

by Brian Greene

The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality is the second book on theoretical physics, cosmology, and string theory written by Brian Greene, professor and co-director of Columbia's Institute for Strings, Cosmology, and Astroparticle Physics (ISCAP).
The Organic Chem Lab Survival Manual

The Organic Chem Lab Survival Manual

by James W Zubrick

Written for the laboratory that accompanies the sophomore/junior level
courses in Organic Chemistry, Zubrick provides students with a valuable
guide to the basic techniques of the Organic Chemistry lab. The book will
help students understand and practice good lab safety. It will also help
students become familiar with basic instrumentation, techniques and
apparatus and help them master the latest techniques such as interpretation
of infrared spectroscopy. The guide is mostly macroscale in its
orientation.
Relativity

Relativity

by Albert Einstein

The Nobel Prize-winning scientist's presentation of his landmark theoryAccording to Einstein himself, this book is intended "to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical physics." When he wrote the book in 1916, Einstein's name was scarcely known outside the physics institutes. Having just completed his... Read more about this item
The Tao Of Physics

The Tao Of Physics

by Fritjof Capra

The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism is a book by physicist Fritjof Capra, published in 1975 by Shambhala Publications of Berkeley, California. It was a bestseller in the United States, and has been published in 43 editions in 23 languages. The fourth edition in English was published in 2000.
Six Easy Pieces

Six Easy Pieces

by Richard P Feynman

The Feynman Lectures on Physics is a 1964 physics textbook by Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton and Matthew Sands, based upon the lectures given by Feynman to undergraduate students at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in 1961–63. It includes lectures on mathematics, electromagnetism, Newtonian physics, quantum physics, and even the relation of physics to other sciences.
Understanding Physics

Understanding Physics

by Isaac Asimov

The Holographic Universe

The Holographic Universe

by Michael Talbot

Chemistry

Chemistry

by Karen C Timberlake

Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

by Paula Yurkanis Bruice

Physical Sciences Books & Ephemera

Economic Geology

Economic Geology

by Ries, Heinrich

Eruptive Rocks

Eruptive Rocks

by Shand, S James

Elements Of Structural Geology

Elements Of Structural Geology

by Hills, E Sherbon

The Modern Theory Of Solids

The Modern Theory Of Solids

by Seitz, Frederick

Dating the Past

Dating the Past

by Zeuner, Frederick E

The Neptune File : A Story of Astronomical Rivalry and the Pioneers of Planet Hunting

The Neptune File : A Story of Astronomical Rivalry and the Pioneers of Planet Hunting

by Tom Standage

Walker & Company, 2000. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:Former library book; May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Geographical Review, October 1927, Vol. XVII, No. 4

Geographical Review, October 1927, Vol. XVII, No. 4

NY: The American Geographical Society of New York, 1927 Includes articles on *Lyme, New Hampshire with the folding map *The Rio Loa of Northern Chile *Isolated Racial Groups of Hungary *Contrasts in Dairying *Mlanje Mountains of Nyasaland *Lapies in Hawaiian Basalts *Torngat Region of Northern Labrador *Labrador Boundary Decision and much more. [4], 527-698pp, printed on fine glossy paper, bound in stiff paper, with binding and hinges tight, occasional light foxing.
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Fauna, Flora & Geology of the Clyde Area

Fauna, Flora & Geology of the Clyde Area

by Elliot, G. F. Scott / Laurie, Malcolm / Murdoch, J. Barclay [edited by]

Glasgow: Local Committee for the Meeting of the British Association / Glasgow University Press, 1901 Bound by Hosie Binders in Hamilton. 567pp, bound in green cloth, binding tight, front hinge starting, interior foxing.
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Chemistry

Chemistry

by Raymond Chang

McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 1997. Hardcover. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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A$11.58
Water : A Primer

Water : A Primer

by Luna B. Leopold

Freeman & Company, W. H., 1974. Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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A$10.69
Sand

Sand

by Siever, Raymond

NY: Scientific American Library. VG. 1988. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First printing with the full number line present bound in beige cloth. A Very Good copy in a Near Fine dust jacket. Former owner's name stam p at the upper and lower edges of the page block and on the front endp aper. Mailing label on the front endpaper. Blind stamp at the Half-Tit le page's and dedication page's lower left corners. Diagonal crease al ong the length of the front fly leaf. The dust jacket has mild dusting to its panels. .
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Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

by G. Marc Loudon

Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2001. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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A$12.33
Scientists confront Velikovsky

Scientists confront Velikovsky

Cornell University Press, 1977. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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A$11.06
The Annals of the Grand Monadnock

The Annals of the Grand Monadnock

by Chamberlain, Allen

Concord, N.H.: Society For the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, 1936 [14], 195pp, bound in tan paper, with binding tight, illustrations and folding maps throughout, with the tipped in map on the inside of the back cover present. No tears to any of the maps, all in Fine Condition. Covers show slight darkening, with edge wear/tear. Interior in Very Good Condition, with NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS NOR MARKINGS. HISTORY AND GEOLOGY OF THE DUBLIN / JAFFREY AREA OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.
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The Creation of Quabbin Reservoir, The Death of the Swift River Valley  [1st Edition]

The Creation of Quabbin Reservoir, The Death of the Swift River Valley [1st Edition]

by Greene, J. R

Athol, Mass.: Printed by The Transcript Press, 1981 [1], v, 109pp, bound in the original stiff paper covers, with the binding and hinges tight, appears to have been unread, illustrated throughout. Slight discoloration on the front cover where a label had been. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKING.
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Aphorismorum aliquot Hippocratis genuinus sensus & vera interpretatio. Das ist Eygendtlicher verstandt, und warhafftige gegriindte erklerung, uber etliche kurtze hauptspriich Hippocratis, als nemlich uber alle XXV. Aphorismos primae sectionis, und uber die ersten VI. Aphorismos secundae sectionis. Neben dreyen hochnützlichen tractaten, von sonderlicher verborgner kraft und würckung Coraliorum, Hyperici, & Persicariae

Aphorismorum aliquot Hippocratis genuinus sensus & vera interpretatio. Das ist Eygendtlicher verstandt, und warhafftige gegriindte erklerung, uber etliche kurtze hauptspriich Hippocratis, als nemlich uber alle XXV. Aphorismos primae sectionis, und uber die ersten VI. Aphorismos secundae sectionis. Neben dreyen hochnützlichen tractaten, von sonderlicher verborgner kraft und würckung Coraliorum, Hyperici, & Persicariae

by PARACELSUS

Title printed in red & black. 103 unnumbered leaves, one blank leaf. Small 8vo, modern vellum over boards. [Colophon]: Augsburg: M. Franck for G. Willer, [1568]. First edition of a Paracelsian rarity. Paracelsus' commentaries on the first five of Hippocrates' Aphorisms had been published the previous year in Cologne. The present edition comprises his commentaries on all 25 aphorisms of the first section, and on six of the second. They are followed by treatises on the medical uses of corals... Read more about this item
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Continuum Models and Discrete Systems (Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics) (v. 1)

Continuum Models and Discrete Systems (Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics) (v. 1)

by Maugin, Gerard A. [Editor]

Longman Science & Technology, 1991-04-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 1990 first edition Longman Scientific (Essex, England), 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches tall blue pictorial hardcover, no dust jacket (as issued), [14], 324 pp. Slight soiling, rubbing and edgewear to covers. Prior owner name to top margin of blank front free-endpaper. Otherwise, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked. ~SP46~ [2.0P] A collection of 20 papers presented at the Sixth International Symposium on Continuum Models and Discrete... Read more about this item
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Light Wave Manipulation Using Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials

Light Wave Manipulation Using Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials

by Miyata, Seizo and Hiroyuki Sasabe (eds)

Gordon and Breach, 2000. Hardcover. Few dings to cover, else very good plus condition with text clean and binding tight. 245pp.
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A$114.88
Plate Tectonics and Crustal Evolution

Plate Tectonics and Crustal Evolution

by Kent C. Condie

Elsevier Science & Technology Books, 1976. Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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A$31.29
Chto my znaem o planetakh / Что мы знаем о планетах

Chto my znaem o planetakh / Что мы знаем о планетах

by Makeeva, Galina Pavlovna / Макеева, Галина Павловна

Народная асвета, 1977. Softcover/Paperback. Fair. Автор в популярной форме рассказывает о планетах солнечной системы.
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A$9.63
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BUYING GEMS

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BUYING GEMS

by Matlins, Antoinette Leonard & Antonio Bonanno

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Crown. Near Fine in Good Dust Jacket. 1985. Stated 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0517547929 . 206 pages; Signed by Author; Black boards with blue spine. Spine with silver lettering. Spine is straight. Pages are clean, unmarked, tight, ivory. Incribed and signed by both authors: It was terrific meeting / you aboard the QEII's 1985 / World Cruise - We hope you / had as much fun as we did! Dust jacket with edge rubbing and wear. There is a tear at the top back near... Read more about this item
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A California Gold Rush Miscellany Comprising: The Original Journal of Alexander Barrington, Nine Unpublished Letters From The Gold Mines, Reproductions of Early Maps and Towns from California Lithographs; Broadsides, &c., &c.  [ LIMITED EDITION ]

A California Gold Rush Miscellany Comprising: The Original Journal of Alexander Barrington, Nine Unpublished Letters From The Gold Mines, Reproductions of Early Maps and Towns from California Lithographs; Broadsides, &c., &c. [ LIMITED EDITION ]

by Grabhorn, Jane Bissell [with explanatory text by]

San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1934 One of 550 Copies. xiii, [1], 45pp, [3], printed on watermarked Hazelbourn deckle edge paper, bound in half cloth and decorative paper over boards, spine label intact [unchipped], with binding and hinges tight, illustrated throughout, includes the two folding maps. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. Covers show light edge/corner wear, slight darkening to free endpapers.
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A$84.25
Six Roads from Newton : Great Discoveries in Physics

Six Roads from Newton : Great Discoveries in Physics

by Edward Speyer

Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John, 1996. Paperback. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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A$9.18
Philmont Country,  The Rocks and Landscape of a Famous New Mexico Ranch.  Geological Survey Professional Paper 505

Philmont Country, The Rocks and Landscape of a Famous New Mexico Ranch. Geological Survey Professional Paper 505

by Robinson, G. D./ Wanek, A. A. / Hays, W. H. / McCallum, M. E

Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1964 viii, 152pp, printed on fine glossy paper, bound in stiff paper covers, with binding and hinges tight. Back pocket contains 6 folding plates, as called for, illustrated throughout. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS.
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Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

by Francis A. Carey

McGraw-Hill Companies, The, 2000. Hardcover. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Hot Springs Arkansas, The Carlsbad of America.  Its Hotels, Baths, Resorts and Beautiful Scenery in the Heart of the Ozark Mountains

Hot Springs Arkansas, The Carlsbad of America. Its Hotels, Baths, Resorts and Beautiful Scenery in the Heart of the Ozark Mountains

Reprinted for Hot Springs National Park, National Park Services, 1992 80pp, bound in stiff paper covers, with the binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. Reprint of the 1894 edition, illustrated throughout.
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Roadside Geology of Arizona

Roadside Geology of Arizona

by Chronic, Halka

Mountain Press, 1983. Paperback. Acceptable. Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Gold Rush Diary, Being the Journal of Elisha Douglass Perkins on the Overland Trail in the Spring and Summer of 1849

Gold Rush Diary, Being the Journal of Elisha Douglass Perkins on the Overland Trail in the Spring and Summer of 1849

by Perkins, Elisha Douglass . Clark, Thomas D. [edited by]

Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1967 xxv, [1], 206pp, bound in mustard cloth, with the binding and hinges tight, illustrated throughout. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. The Dust Jacket shows light edge wear/tear, is NOT price-clipped, and is now housed in a protective mylar cover.
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A$30.64
The Character of Quabbin Reservoir Water During Reservoir Filling

The Character of Quabbin Reservoir Water During Reservoir Filling

by Reed, Clarence H

New England Water Works Association, 1947 Reprinted from the Journal of the New England Water Works Association, Vol. LXI, No.2. Pages 181-201, printed on fine glossy paper, staple bound in stiff paper covers, staples not rusty.
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Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars

Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars

by Moore, Patrick

Cambridge University Press, 1996. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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