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Image for A Catalogue of Portraits and Other Works of Art in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society.

A Catalogue of Portraits and Other Works of Art in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society.

By: American Philosophical Society.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Philosophical Society, 1961.: 1961

Seller ID: S12085


FIRST EDITION. Series: Memoirs of the APS Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, Vol. 54. 8vo. viii, 173 pp. 59 illustrations, including color frontis. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; jacket edge worn, else very good. First Edition. View more info

Sir Isaac Newton.

By: ANTHONY, H.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto:, Abelard-Schuman, (1960).: 1960

Seller ID: BL1553


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 224 pp. Frontis., plates, glossary, index. Beige cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Very good. First Edition. View more info

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A tribute to Michael Faraday.

By: APPLEYARD, Rollo.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Constable, 1931.: 1931

Seller ID: BL1335


8vo. xiii, 203 pp. Frontis., 19 illus. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket; jacket chipped with tape repairs. Bookplates of Burndy and A. Still. Rare in jacket. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

An Index to Biographical Fragments in Unspecialized Scientific Journals.

By: BARR, E. Scott.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University, AL:, University of Alabama Press, (1973).: 1973

Seller ID: BL4000


8vo. vii, 294 pp. Blue gilt-stamped cloth. Very good +. View more info

Haeckel, Chwolson und die Chinesische Mauer. Ein Epilog.

By: BERGFELD, Ludwig.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heidelberg:, Karl Groos, 1908.: 1908

Seller ID: BL4272


8vo. 18 pp. Original printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

Robert Boyle and Seventeenth-Century Chemistry.

By: BOAS, Marie.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, University Press, 1958.: 1958

Seller ID: RH1246


8vo. vii, 239 pp. Index. Gilt-stamped red cloth, dust jacket; rubbed. Scarce in jacket. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

My life & my views. Introduction by I. Bernard Cohen.

By: BORN, Max (1882-1970).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribners Sons, (1968).: 1968

Seller ID: S3640


215 x 150 mm. 8vo. [vi], 216 pp. Index. Navy cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket lightly worn. Ownership signature. Fine. View more info

My life & my views. Introduction by I. Bernard Cohen.

By: BORN, Max (1882-1970).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons, (1968).: 1968

Seller ID: S4626


FIRST EDITION. 215 x 148 mm. 8vo. vi, 216 pp. Index. Black cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket. Fine. First Edition. View more info

My life & my views. Introduction by I. Bernard Cohen.

By: BORN, Max (1882-1970).

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons, (1968).: 1968

Seller ID: S4860


217 x 152 mm. 8vo. [vi], 216 pp. Index. Gilt-stamped green cloth, dust-jacket; jacket chipped else fine. View more info

John M. Brooke: Naval Scientist and Educator.

By: BROOKE, George M., Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charlottesville:, University Press of Virginia, (1980).: 1980

Seller ID: BL2024

ISBN: 0813908094


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xiii, 372 pp. Illustrations, maps, index. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0813908094 First Edition. View more info

Scientists at Work. Profiles of today's groundbreaking scientists from Science Times, New York Times . . . Foreword by Stephen Jay Gould.

By: CHANG, Laura (editor).

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York:, McGraw-Hill, (2000).: 2000

Seller ID: S6474


8vo. xix, 372 pp. index. Pictorial wrappers. Fine. View more info

The Survival of Charles Darwin: A Biography of a Man and an Idea.

By: CLARK, Ronald William.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York:, Random House, (1984).: 1984

Seller ID: BL1512

ISBN: 039452134X


Second printing. 8vo. x, 449 pp. Plates, index. Quarter blue cloth with brown paper boards, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 039452134X View more info

Giovan Stefano Conti lettere a Ruggiero Giuseppe Boscovich. A cura di Edoardo Proverbio. Volume I (1760-1771).

By: CONTI, Giovan Stefano.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roma:, Accademia nazionale delle scienze detta dei XL, 1996.: 1996

Seller ID: RH1334


Series: Scritti e documenti, 22; Documenti boscovichiani, IV. 8vo. 339 pp. Illus. Printed wrappers. Fine. A second (and final) volume was issued in 1998. View more info

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Oltre il Mito; Lamarck e le scienze naturali del suo tempo.

By: CORSI, Pietro.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: (Bologna):, Il Mulino, (1983).: 1983

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S12461

ISBN: 8815002715


8vo. 433 [10] pp. Bibliography, index; pp. 65-68 dog-eared due to improper bindery trimming. Green printed wrappers; rubbed. Title INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO ROGER HAHN. Very good. Rare. ISBN: 8815002715 View more info

British Scientists of the Twentieth Century.

By: CROWTHER, J.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London:, Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1952).: 1952

Seller ID: BL4060


8vo. xiv, 320 pp. Plates, index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket torn. Very good. View more info

Statesmen of science. . ..

By: CROWTHER, James Gerald (b. 1899).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Cresset Press, (1965).: 1965

Seller ID: S4919


FIRST EDITION. 222 x 147 mm. 8vo. xiii, [3], 391 pp. Frontis., numerous plates, index. Red cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket chipped. Very good. Biographies of Henry Brougham, William Robert Grove, Lyon Playfair, The Prince Consort, The Seventh Duke of Devonshire, Alexander Strange, Richard Burdon Haldane, Henry Thomas Tizard, and Frederick Alexander Lindemann. First Edition. View more info

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Madame Curie. Translated by Vincent Sheean.

By: CURIE, Eve.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York:, Houghton Mifflin, (1963).: 1963

Seller ID: S12468


8vo. xxv, 401, [2] pp. Illus. Printed wrappers; bit rubbed else fine. View more info

Recueil des Eloges Historiques lus dans les Seances Publiques de l'Institut Royal de France. Tome Troisieme.

By: CUVIER, George.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Brussels):, (Culture et Civilisation, 1969).: 1969

Seller ID: S11299


Reprint of 1827 edition (Paris: F. G. Levrault). Series: Eloges Historiques des Membres de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, 1820 á 1827. Vol. III only. 8vo. [iv], 506 pp. Paper-backed boards, gilt-stamped red leather spine labels. Burndy Library bookplate. Fine. View more info

Lawrence and Oppenheimer.

By: DAVIS, Nuel Pharr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Simon & Schuster, (1968).: 1968

Seller ID: S0923


SECOND PRINTING. 239 x 162 mm. 8vo. 384 pp. 2 text figs., bibliog., index. Gray cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. View more info

Charles Darwin, Thomas Henry Huxley, Autobiographies.

By: de BEER, Gavin (ed.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto:, Oxford University Press, 1974.: 1974

Seller ID: BL1515

ISBN: 0192554107


FIRST EDITION. Series: Oxford English Memoirs and Travels. 8vo. xxvi, 123 pp. Plates, index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped purple spine label, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0192554107 First Edition. View more info