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Sciences: Physical and Life

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The Spell of the Sensuous ;  Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World   Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World, Abram, David
1 Abram, David The Spell of the Sensuous ; Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
Vintage 1997 0679776397 / 9780679776390 Softcover Very Good 
Softcover with some edge wear a nice copy. " Animal tracks, word magic, the speech of stones, the power of letters, and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustains us. This major work of ecological philosophy startles the senses out of habitual ways of perception. " ; 7.95 X 5.04 X 0.87 inches; 368 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Exploring Deep Space and Beyond, Altman, Mark A. & David Ian Solter
2 Altman, Mark A. & David Ian Solter Exploring Deep Space and Beyond
U. S. A. Cinemaker Press 1993 0962750875 / 9780962750878 First Edition Softcover As New 
As new, 126 pp, 20 full color photos, very light wear to panels corner tips, clear bright pictorial cover featuring The cast, of Deepsapce Nine, by A Berliner/ Gamma Liaisons; & The Cardassians, by David Strick/Onyx ; (It) is a scholarly work intended to explore the evolution of space stations from reality to their depiction in science-fiction and popular television shows. The first comprehensive unofficial guide to the new wave in science-fiction television. Chronicling the making of television's most important genre shows located on the outskirts of explored space. Featured: Deep Space creators; Babylon 5 creator; Space Rangers creator; The Deep Space Nine cast; Space Rangers' Captain Jeff Kaake and many more; 'A road map to the future' B This is an UNAUTHORIZED work, none of the photos are copyrighted by Paramount Pictures & declaims any affiliations with Warner Bros. Television, Trilogy Entertainment or CBS-TV. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.80 USD
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ABLAZE! The Mysterious Fires of Spontaneous Human Combustion, Arnold, Larry E.
3 Arnold, Larry E. ABLAZE! The Mysterious Fires of Spontaneous Human Combustion
M. Evans & Company 1995 0871317893 / 9780871317896 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First Printing. Hardcover in blue boards w purple spine Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. ; 8.30 X 5.80 X 1.90 inches; 478 pp pages 
Price: 15.30 USD
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In the Beginning ..., Asimov, Isaac
4 Asimov, Isaac In the Beginning ...
Crown 1988 0517543362 / 9780517543368 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
First edition/first printing. Blue cloth (bright & clean) with just bumped corners. The dust jacket is not clipped, but is edge worn with tone to the inside. "Coffee" stain to the corner tip of the edge block. Overall a clean, straight, tight copy. ; 8.90 X 6.20 X 0.90 inches; 234 pp pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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How Plants Get Their Names, Bailey, L. H
5 Bailey, L. H How Plants Get Their Names
Dover Publications 1963 Softcover Very Good 
Reprinted facsimile, first published in 1933. 181 pp. Illustrated with line drawings. Bright decorated card. Former owner's name blackened out. Clearly written for gardeners, amateur botanists and horticulturalists, as well as a superb introduction for students to an important part of the botanical sciences. ; 8vo 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Physiology of Digestion, Beaumont, William
6 Beaumont, William Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Physiology of Digestion
Dover Publications 1959 First Thus Softcover Very Good 
Pp xl, 279. Facsimile of the original edition of 1833 together with a biographical essay. "A Pioneer American Physiologist" by Sir William Osler. Name marked out on the title page, fore edge stamped. Good reading copy of the first Dover edition. ; 8vo 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Origin of Vertebrates, Berrill, N. J.
7 Berrill, N. J. The Origin of Vertebrates
Oxford Claredon Press 1953 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Black cloth with gilt spine lettering. Vii, 257 pp. Textual figures, charts, tables. Bibliography. Index. "(Origin of Vertebrates) concerns the natural history of tunicates and makes interesting reading on that account." (Before the Backbone, H. Gee) Minor edge rubs, shawdow tones on the end pages. ; 8vo 
Price: 22.50 USD
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First Contact: the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Bova, Ben
8 Bova, Ben First Contact: the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
E Rutherford, New Jersey New Amer Library 1990 0453007201 / 9780453007207 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; Solid, ex-lib copy. First printing. Withdrawn stamp ffep, remainder marks top/bottom edge, very light edge soil, DJ bright, no chips or tears, light soil inside front flap, two bar code stickers blacked out, no marks on cover, 337 pg. , 32 pg. Of black and white photos and illus.., Bova and Preiss have orchestrated an array of contributions from the foremost space scientists who describe their quest for life beyond the planet earth. Where and how are we searching for intelligent life? What will it be like? W hat should we do when we find it? ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 14.40 USD
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Function and Taxonomic Importance, Cain, A.J.
9 Cain, A.J. Function and Taxonomic Importance
London The Systematics Association 1959 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Original Wraps. Toned cover lightly creased. 140 pages illustrations, map. Contents: Function and taxonomic importance / A.J. Cain; Clades and grades / Sir Julian Huxley; Functional morphology and taxonomic problems of Arthropoda / S.M. Manton; Mastication and taxonomy in the macropodine skull / W.D.L. Ride; Mode of life and taxonomy in irregular sea-urchins / D. Nichols; Environmental determination of the phenotype / G. Ainsworth Harrison; The taxonomic treatment of ecotypic variation / V.H. Heywood; The classification of the Musophagidae / R.E. Moreau; Subspeciation in British charrs / G.F. Friend; Behaviour as a help in taxonomy / J.M. Cullen. ; 8vo 
Price: 19.80 USD
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The Sea around Us, Carson, Rachel L.
10 Carson, Rachel L. The Sea around Us
New York Oxford University Press 1951 Fourth Printing Hardcover (Original Cloth) Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Beautiful, clean, square, tight copy, 4th printing, very light edge wear, decorative end -pages. DJ remains bright but the edges are tattered, now in new Mylar. A very nice copy. A groundbreaking work in nonfiction. Carson’s lyrical writing style and scientific insight landed her second book on the New York Best Sellers list for over a year. It also won the National Book Award in Nonfiction, the Burroughs Medal in nature writing, was serialized before publication winning the American Ass. Of the Advancement of Science, and in 1953 the film version won an Oscar for Best Documentary; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Standard book size"; sbf 9-15. 
Price: 16.65 USD
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The National Wildlife Federation Book of Family Nature Activities  50 Simple Projects and Activities in the Natural World, Chichester, Page
11 Chichester, Page The National Wildlife Federation Book of Family Nature Activities 50 Simple Projects and Activities in the Natural World
Henry Holt & Co (P) 1997 0805046860 / 9780805046861 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Near Fine condition " 50 Simple Projects and Activities in the Natural World " ; 10.90 X 8.30 X 0.50 inches; 132 pp pages 
Price: 11.70 USD
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Treasure of Khan, Cussler, Clive and Dirk Cussler
12 Cussler, Clive and Dirk Cussler Treasure of Khan
E Rutherford, New Jersey Putnam Pub Group 2006 0399153691 / 9780399153693 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in Fine DJ, First ed. , First printing, decorative map end pages, story; Dirk Pitt returns in a fast-paced adventure that takes the latter-day James Bond from a Russian lake to the sands of Mongolia in search of the treasure of Xanadu. Meanwhile, a murderous tycoon is bent on world domination, and only Pitt and his crack NUMA team can stop him. Cussler has been writing the Pitt thrillers for 30-odd years, and he has the recipe down pat. (His son, Dirk, recently has assumed the role of coauthor. ) Fans of the long-running series will hungrily gobble this dish of genre pudding, but those who find Cussler's work slick and formulaic won't discover anything here to change their minds. (David Pitt); 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.80 USD
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JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES BY CHARLES DARWIN INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY & GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRIES VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S.BEAGLE,ETC., Darwin, Charles
13 Darwin, Charles JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES BY CHARLES DARWIN INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY & GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRIES VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S.BEAGLE,ETC.
Heritage Press 1957 Hardcover Near Fine 
Hardcover 1957 Robert Gibbings (illustrator). Introduction by Gavin de Beer. Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase, no dj ; 8vo ; 489 pp pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Evolution ;  A Theory in Crisis   A Theory in Crisis, Denton, Michael
14 Denton, Michael Evolution ; A Theory in Crisis A Theory in Crisis
Adler & Adler Pub 1986 0917561058 / 9780917561054 Fourth Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardcover in white boards w purple cloth spine, in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket " Dr. Denton's book sets out to explain the gathering scientific evidence against evolution in its traditional form. It is a clear account of a growing crisis in biology and enables us to understand why an increasing number of research scientists are questioning strict Darwinism. " ; 8.90 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 368 pp pages 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Introduction to Space, Dubridge, Lee A.
15 Dubridge, Lee A. Introduction to Space
New York Columbia 1961 Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Second printing. 93pp. Illustrated with b&w photos. Tan cloth with black embossed design reflecting the DJ photo. Former owner's name is on the ffep along with a date & price. Overall a clean and tight copy. The dust jacket is bright black with photo design, worn edges with short tears, chips and creases, NOT price clipped. A brief expose on space, technology writen specifically to help the reader understand what an artificial satellite is, how it works, what it can do and the many technological skills and specialized knowledge that it take to make and operate. The author then describes the planets and finally the galaxies and distant universe. Based on four lectures delivered at the Brookhaven National Laboratory to scientist, family and friends. 
Price: 15.30 USD
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Deviance : A Cross- Cultural Perspective, Edgerton, Robert B.
16 Edgerton, Robert B. Deviance : A Cross- Cultural Perspective
Cummings Publishing Co. 1976 Softcover Very Good 
Trade paperback in VG condition ; 8vo ; 133 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Coming of Age in the Milky Way, Ferris, Timothy
17 Ferris, Timothy Coming of Age in the Milky Way
William Morrow & Co 1988 0688058892 / 9780688058890 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover in blue boards w black cloth spine Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. " Winner of the 1988 American Institute of Physics Prize and named one of 1988's best books by the New York Times Book Review, this brilliant, lively and informative book seeks to comprehend the enormities of cosmic space and time and how this quest has shaped religion, politics and philosophy. " ; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.30 inches; 495 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Triumph Over Pain: The Story of Anesthesia, Fulop-Miller, Rene
18 Fulop-Miller, Rene Triumph Over Pain: The Story of Anesthesia
Literary Guild 1938 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
438 pp. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Bibliography. Chronological Table. Index. The basis for the 1944 film, The Great Moment, a biographical film written and directed by Preston Sturges. (Based on the book Triumph Over Pain (1940) by René Fülöp-Miller,) it tells the story of Dr. William Thomas Green Morton, a 19th-century Boston dentist who discovered the use of ether for general anesthesia. The film stars Joel McCrea and Betty Field, and features Harry Carey, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn and Porter Hall. (Wikipedia). 
Price: 16.20 USD
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Life After Television, Gilder, George
19 Gilder, George Life After Television
W W Norton & Co Inc 1994 0393033856 / 9780393033854 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in red boards w blue cloth spine, in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket "The coming transformation of media and american life." ; 8.50 X 6.10 X 0.70 inches; 126 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Electrical Principles of Electronics, Gillie, Angelo C.
20 Gillie, Angelo C. Electrical Principles of Electronics
New York Mcgraw Hill 1961 Hardcover Very Good 
Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. clear, precise explanations of laws and principles of electricity; 8vo.; 532 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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