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Islamic technology; An illustrated history.

By: al-HASSAN, Ahmad Y.; Donald R. HILL.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press & Paris: Unesco, (1986).: 1986

Seller ID: BL3246

ISBN: 9231022946


8vo. xiv, 304 pp. Frontis., illus., index. Black-stamped pale greenish-gray cloth, dust-jacket; jacket edges slightly rubbed. Burndy bookplate. Very good. ISBN: 9231022946; 0521263336 View more info

The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World.

By: ALDER, Ken.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Old Tappan, New Jersey:, The Free Press, (2002).: 2002

Seller ID: S11571

ISBN: 074321675X


8vo. x, 422 pp. Illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. "Alder delivers a triple whammy with this elegant history of technology, acute cultural chronicle and riveting intellectual adventure built around Delambre's and Mechain's famed meridian expedition of 1792-1799 to calculate the length of the meter." - Publishers Weekly. ISBN: 074321675X / 0-7432-1675-X View more info

Big business and Radio.

By: ARCHER, Gleason Leonard.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, The American Historical Company, (1939).: 1939

Seller ID: BL1157


Thick 8vo. vi, 503 pp. Photo plates, index. Silver cloth, blue stamped cover title, silver stamped blue spine label, dust-jacket; jacket worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Scarce in jacket. View more info

The Development of Technical Education in France 1500-1850.

By: ARTZ, Frederick B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Society for the History of Technology, (1966).: 1966

Seller ID: S6581


208 x 145 mm. 8vo. x, 274 pp. Index. Black cloth-backed red cloth, dust jacket; jacket spine faded. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

The rise of modern science. External or internal factors?

By: BASALLA, George.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Lexington, MA:, D.C. Heath & Co., (1968).: 1968

Seller ID: S10676


8vo. xvi, 109 pp. Printed wrappers; cover damaged. Very good. View more info

Technology Including Patents. A Bibliography of Bibliographies.

By: BESTERMAN, Theodore.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Totowa:, Rowman and Littlefield, 1971.: 1971

Seller ID: S8479


Two volumes. 8vo. 368; 369-681 pp. Bibliog. Green cloth, gilt spines. FINE. View more info

"Demonstration of the fundamental property of the lever."

By: BREWSTER, Sir David (1781-1868).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Extracted from:, The Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol. 6, [1812].: 1812

Seller ID: S3651


285 x 226 mm. 4to. Pages (397)-404. 1 engraved folding plate. Dis-bound. Very good. FUNDAMENTAL PROPERTY OF THE LEVER Morrison-Low, "Published writings of Sir David Brewster: a bibliography," in: Morrison-Low and Christie, 'Martyr of science', No. 184. See: DSB, II, pp. 451-454. View more info

The Power of Steam; an illustrated history of the world's steam age.

By: BRIGGS, Asa.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: (Chicago):, University of Chicago Press, (1982).: 1982

Seller ID: BL2807

ISBN: 0226074951


27 cm. 208 pp. Profusely illus., index. Gilt-stamped black cloth, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0226074951 Dust jacket present. View more info

The Electric-Lamp Industry; Technological Change and Economic Development from 1800-1947.

By: BRIGHT, Arthur A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan, 1949.: 1949

Seller ID: BL3080


First printing. 8vo. xxviii, 526 pp. 43 figures, 55 tables, appendices, bibliography, index. White and red-stamped gray cloth, dust-jacket; jacket worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Bright worked at the MIT Radiation Lab. First Edition. View more info

Technology and Science in the Industrializing Nations, 1500-1914.

By: BROSE, Eric Dorn.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Atlantic Highlands:, Humanities Press, (1998).: 1998

Seller ID: BL2130

ISBN: 0391039733


First printing. Series: Control of Nature. 8vo. x, 104 pp. Illustrations, index. Beige cloth, black stamped cover and spine titles. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 0391039733 First Edition. View more info

Ancient Greek Gadgets and Machines.

By: BRUMBAUGH, Robert S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westport:, Greenwood Press, (1975).: 1975

Seller ID: BL3254

ISBN: 0837174279


Reprint. 8vo. xiv, 152 pp. Illus., bibliography, index. Brown-stamped beige cloth. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0837174279 View more info

March of the Iron Men; a social history of union through invention.

By: BURLINGAME, Roger.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York:, Universal Library, (1938).: 1938

Seller ID: BL2808


8vo. xvi, 500 pp. Portrait frontis., illus., index. Printed wrappers; worn. Good. View more info

Lunar alightment systems investigation. Technical documentary report ASD-TDR-63-454.

By: BURNS, Andrew B. & James A. PLASCYK.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stamford, Connecticut:, American Machine & Foundry Company, June 1963.: 1963

Seller ID: S1241


4to. viii, 137 pp. 36 figs., 9 tables. Quarter black cloth, printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

The great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of the origin, growth, and perfection of the chief industrial arts of this country: by Horace Greely, Leon Case, Edward Howland, John B. Gough, Philip Ripley, F. B. Perkins, J. B. Lyman, Albert Brisbane, Rev. E. E. Hall, and other eminent writers upon political and social economy, mechanics, manufactures, etc., etc.

By: Burr & Hyde.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hartford:, J. B. Burr & Hyde; Chicago and Cincinnati: J. B. Burr, Hyde, 1872.: 1872

Seller ID: S9289


227 x 156 mm. Thick 8vo. 1304 pp. Added engraved title, 509 figs. (including some on plates), index; lightly foxed. Contemporary full calf, black leather spine labels, raised bands, gilt spine. Very good. View more info

The vital machine; a study of technology and organic life.

By: CHANNELL, David F. (b. 1945).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and Oxford:, Oxford University Press, 1991.: 1991

Seller ID: S6199


8vo. xi, 192 pp. 11 plates, index. Quarter cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket. Fine. View more info

Traite de dynamique, dans lequel les loix de l'equilibre & du Mouvement des Corps sont reduites au plus petit nombre possible, & demontrees d'une maniere nouvelle, & où l'on donne un Principe general pour trouver le Mouvement de plusieurs Corps qui agissent les uns sur les autres, d'une maniere quelconque.

By: d'ALEMBERT, Jean le Rond (1717-1783).

Price: $6,200.00

Publisher: Paris:, David l'aine, 1743.: 1743

Seller ID: S11017


Small 4to. [4], xxvi, [2], 186, [2] pp. 4 folding plates. Original full tree calf, raised bands, gilt-stamped spine panels, original gilt-stamped red morocco spine label; extremities showing wear, upper joint splitting (cords holding). Bookplate of Andras Gedeon, catalog label of Freres Perisse. Very good. FIRST EDITION OF D'ALEMBERT'S GREAT WORK ON MECHANICS. This first published work of d'Alembert is a landmark in the history of mechanics. In his Traite de dynamique, he recognized that a scientific revolution had occurred and set out to formalize the new science of mechanics – an acc... View more info

The Century of Science.

By: DAVIS, Watson.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York:, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1963).: 1963

Seller ID: BL1185


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 313 pp. Photos, index. Orange cloth, purple spine title, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed. Burndy bookplate. Very good. First Edition. View more info

The Victoria and the Triton.

By: DIBNER, Bern.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT:, Burndy Library, 1962.: 1962

Seller ID: S6071


273 x 210 mm. 4to. 58 pp. Figs., bibliog. Pictorial wrappers. Very good. View more info

Erlebnisse.

By: EXNER, Wilhelm (1840-1931).

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Vienna:, Julius Springer, 1929.: 1929

Seller ID: RH1413


8vo. 256 pp. Frontis. Original green printed wrappers; light wear. Very good. The author was, since 1910, head of the Technischen Versuchsanstalt in Vienna. Scarce. View more info

The Organization of Science and Technology in France 1808-1914.

By: FOX, Robert; George WEISZ (editors).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press, (1980).: 1980

Seller ID: RH1376

ISBN: 0521232341


8vo. x, 355 pp. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed, some minor edge tears. Very good. Ownership signature of Roger Hahn. ISBN: 0521232341 View more info