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Mars, the Red Planet

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Lothrop Lee & Shepard: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2000

ISBN: 0688518125

Condition: Good


Library Edition, used at the library and withdrawn. Dust Jacket is protected by plastic, shows minor shelf wear. Book has library markings and pockets, marked out, marked withdrawn. Someone has decided to correct and improve Mr. Asimov's text in ink on page 35. Someone else has underlined two words on page 18 and starred a Table on page 19. Otherwise, pages are clean and binding secure. A good science book for the young Astronomer, written by one of our finest scientists... View more info

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Modern Essays

By: Avent, John M. Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Possibly Allyn and Bacon: probably 1924-5

Seller ID: 48029

Condition: Good


4.25" x 6.5". 244 pages. Withdrawn from the library. Apparently once a text book in the high school. Good strong re-binding. Soil on the outside of the closed pages. Eight B&W glossy portraits of the essayists. Includes thoughts from William James, E.V. Lucas, Henry Seidel Canby, G.K. Chesterton, Agnes Repplier, Henry van Dyke, A.C. Benson, Walter Prichard Eaton, Richard La Gallienne, Samuel M Crothers, Joseph Conrad, Woodrow Wilson and Hendrik van Loon. Title page miss... View more info

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Testament for my students and other poems

By: Boyle, Kay

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Softcover

Seller ID: 46032

Condition: Good


8.25" x 5.5", 90 pages. Copy sound, corner of front cover creased, some soil and rubbing, stain to corner of back cover. "This volume contains 29 poems, ranging backward from her most recent works to poems and the 20's and 30's. Yet each one seems written just for today --" Our book number 46032. View more info

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Presenting People Who Dance

By: Clarke, Mary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Printed in Czechoslovakia, Paul Hamlin, Spring House, Spring Place, London NWS: 1961

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 12002

Condition: Fine


8.25" x 11.25". Book from a private collection, purchased new in 1961. Book is clean and in fine condition. The Dust jacket is clean and bright, but shows fifty years of shelf wear in the form of some small tears along the edges. Phenomenal account in pictures of all the great dancers of the 1940s and 1950s. International stars, ethnic dancers. Some color plates, mostly black and white photos. But EVERYONE is there. All the great dance photographers as well. From Jose' L... View more info

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Pocket Factfile of 20th Century Events

By: Gold, Fiona, project editor

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Troll Communications, LLC, by arrangement with Andromeda Oxford Ltd., 11015 The Vinyard, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3PX, Fngland: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29064

Condition: Good


ISBN 0816749531. Pocket Factfile of 20th Century Events. Some shelf wear, clean inside, spine curved from use. World Events Year by Year. Origination by Perdana Grafik, Malaysia, Printed in Malta by Interprint Ltd. Our book number 29064. View more info

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Herself Defined: The Poet H.D. and Her World

By: Guest, Barbara

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Quill: 1984

Edition: First Quill Edition

Seller ID: 46020

ISBN: 0688047092

Condition: Good


9.25" x 6" x 1.25", 360 pages. Clean, used book. Some wear and tear to the corners and edges. "Enhanced by exclusive access to unpublished material, HERSELF DEFINED is a captivating work of scholarship and an intimate portrait of H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) and the circle of novelists, artists, and poets who were her friends: D.H. Lawrence, Marianne Moore, T.S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, and others who blazed new paths in the arts of the twentieth century." Our book numb... View more info

Mechanics of Materials

By: Merriman, Mansfield

Price: $350.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, New York: 1908

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 2015

Condition: Good


Very worn at edges and corners. All pages present and attached. Well used. From the private library of the county engineer for Cherryvale Kansas at the turn of the 20th century. Sacrificed for the education of the next generation. Name and address of engineer inside front cover. Family heirloom. View more info

The Science of Explosives: An Introduction to Their Chemistry, Production, and Analysis

By: Meyer, Martin

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2010

Condition: Fine


Ex-library. From the collection of one of the nations leading scientists of the later 20th century. "realatively simple and readable style and assembled in one book" the Science of making explosives. Not for children. May 1943. View more info

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The Possibilities of Empty Space

By: Pinegar, Pit Menousek

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, Andrew Mountain Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46024

ISBN: 091689729X

Condition: Very Good


8.5" x 5.5", 63 pages. New book, slight crease to corner of front cover. Poetry. Our book number 46024. View more info

The Oscillator At Work

By: Rider, John F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John F. Rider Publisher, Inc., 404 Fourth Avenue, new York City: 1941

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 2014

Condition: Fair


The 1941 Rider manual for an early Oscilloscope. From the collection of a leading 20th century scientist. The author has this book "Dedicated to Florence who is still patient." After a life with an electrical inventor, i can see why Mr. Rider would need to apologise to poor Florence, who must have been patient indeed. This book has been in a flood @ 1960. perhaps more than one (there were three while the City of Tulsa got their act together with the sanitary sewe... View more info

The Detection And Measurement Of Infra-Red Radiation

By: Smith, R.A.; Jones, F.E.; and Chasmar, R.P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1960

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 49005

Condition: As New


Oxford University Press, Amen House, London, E.c.4. First Published 1957, Reprinted lithographically in Great Britain at the University Press, Oxford by Vivian Ridler, Printer to the University, 1958, 1960. Some very light shelf wear to the flat surfaces front and back. From the private collection of a leading 20th century research engineer. View more info