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Introduction to Computer Design and Implementation, Ahmad, Imtiaz S. ; Kwok T. Fung
1 Ahmad, Imtiaz S. ; Kwok T. Fung Introduction to Computer Design and Implementation
Rockville, Maryland Computer Science Press 1981 0914894110 / 9780914894117 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Straight, clean textbook from the early days of computer technology and the advent of the Microcomputer. From the preface: a text for a first course in design and organization of digital computers. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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First Contact: the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Bova, Ben
2 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 Withdrawn stamp ffep, remainder marks top/bottom edge, very light edge soil, DJ bright, no chips or tears, light soil inside front flap, two bar code stickers blacked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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Handbook of Mathematical Tables and Formulas, Burington, Richard Stevens
3 Burington, Richard Stevens Handbook of Mathematical Tables and Formulas
Sandusky OH Handbook Publishers 1946 Tenth Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Clean bright copy. ; Black soft/hard cover, with rounded corners, light tanning throughout, marginal notes in pencil along with a list of names on e. P in pencil, and fo blackened out, old UCLA price sticker inside back cover, (1.60) Printed in 1946, First ed. Printed in '33, it has now been reprinted with corrections several times without newer copyright dates or editions. 275 pp, Black The first part of the book is a summary of the more important formulas and theorems of algebra, trigonometry, analytic geometry, and calculus and vector analysis. The second part contains the usual logarithms, & trigonometric tables to five places. These tables remain current, they do not go out of date.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Journey to Chernobyl: Encounters in a Radioactive Zone, Cheney, Glenn Alan
4 Cheney, Glenn Alan Journey to Chernobyl: Encounters in a Radioactive Zone
U. S. A. Academy Chicago Publishers, 1995 0897334183 / 9780897334181 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; Fine, red cloth hb, in Fine DJ, review copy letter enclosed, a collectable copy w letter, mint. Glenn Cheney arrived in Kiev during those first days when the Soviet Union ceased to exist and Ukraine was reborn. Almost immediately he found himself talking with scientist, journalist, refugees, engineers, top-level government officials, doctors, environmentalists, parents of sick children and people living just a few kilometers from the Chernobyl complex. He heard stories about the disaster that went far beyond what had appeared in the Western press. The reports of atrocities, epidemics, try and disappear blend with a most unusual travelogue, considerable humor and KGB intrigue. 
Price: 34.65 USD
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Sleuthing Fossils, Cvancara, Alan M.
5 Cvancara, Alan M. Sleuthing Fossils
New York John Wiley & Sons 1990 0471620777 / 9780471620778 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean tight text. Illustrated with photos, graphs and drawings. For all the 'fossil hounds, 'budding paleontologists, and general science lovers, this book offers a practical introduction to the art and science of paleontology. How to information on: research and field techniques; value of fossils in documenting history, support evolution and date strata; controversies in the field, paleontology's future, collecting, preparing and identifying fossils. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Introduction to Space, Dubridge, Lee A.
6 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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Chaos Making a New Science, Gleick, James
7 Gleick, James Chaos Making a New Science
E Rutherford, New Jersey Penguin USA 1988 0140092501 / 9780140092509 First Edition Trade Paper Very Good 
Clean bright copy. ; Penguin, Trade Paperback, l VG- light edge wear, 352 pp indexed includes notes and sources section, 8 full color digital images and illustrated throughout w b/w graphs, line drawings and images, . Gleick, a former science writer for the New York Times, examines chaos theory, which attempts to find patterns amid natural randomness. In CHAOS, the author tracks various experiments in a variety of scientific fields as the chance that once governed life gives way to complex schedules, tracking the origins of a typhoon back to a hummingbird in Central Park. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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Faster: the Acceleration of Just about Everything, Gleick, James
8 Gleick, James Faster: the Acceleration of Just about Everything
New York, New York Pantheon Books 1999 0679408371 / 9780679408376 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; VG+/ some stain on the top edge, remaindered w/red dot. Else a bright & tight copy, VG+ DJ w/light shelf rubs. From the best-selling, National Book Award-nominated author of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world. We have found ways to shave time off Time, becoming more and more efficient, and learning how to multitask, and use technology to achieve results than a hundred years ago would have been considered impossible. The struggle to squeeze as much as we can into every 24 hours, a struggle at once completely familiar and eye opening, and shows the biological, psychological or neurological limits of just how much we are capable of doing. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Change in the Weather, Green, Fitzhugh
9 Green, Fitzhugh Change in the Weather
New York W. W. Norton 1977 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; An interesting and perhaps prophetic look at the controversial art of rainmaking. Green, was a long time associat administrator of the EPA, in this book he questions and "describes our new power to deal with the weather, climate and environment." --Princton Alumni Weekly. Ex-Library. A tight square copy with clean text. Library stamps and pocket, edges lightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped. The dust jacket is price clipped, soiled and scuffed but not torn; clear cover with flap glued to front/back board. From the flap: Simply and entertainingly, Green tackles meteorological complexities to describe our emerging capacity to abate natural terrors that have frightened mankind since biblical times... This book is full of the authors insights into (then) recent damage and potential improvements, exciting ideas for glass domed communities, and communities 'anchored in the sky'. This is great stuff. The author was six years in the leaders ship of the EPA, an ecologist, War College graduate, A naval officer, shipyard worker, practical oceanographer, journalist....; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Frozen Star, Greenstein, George
10 Greenstein, George Frozen Star
New York, New York Freundlich Books 1984 0881910112 / 9780881910117 Tenth Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; 274 pages, illustrated with drawings and photos. Binding is shaken, the former owner's name w/date is on title page. The dust jacket has small chips and light soil, not price clipped. This dated, yet still applicable work follows the discovery of black holes and the scientific reflections such a phenomenon inspires, Greenstein shows us how Einstein's Special and General Theories of Relativity and Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle do, indeed, describe what may be the fundamental realities behind universal creation and destruction. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Archimedes' Revenge : the Challenge of the Unknown, Hoffman, Paul
11 Hoffman, Paul Archimedes' Revenge : the Challenge of the Unknown
N. Y. W. W. Norton 1988 0393025225 / 9780393025224 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean bright copy. ; TPB, Tight, unmarked, 285 pages indexed and illustrated, wear to edges, moisture stain on lower page edges, not into text block. Accessible account of the world of contemporary mathematics, making its infinite marvels comprehensible, relevant and fun. Parts 1-4: Numbers, Shapes, Machines, One Man, On Vote: ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Shortwave Propagation Handbook, Jacobs, George & Theodore J. Cohen
12 Jacobs, George & Theodore J. Cohen The Shortwave Propagation Handbook
Hicksville, NY Ham Radio Bookstore 1991 Signed by Author; 09 Second Edition Softcover Good+ Signed by Author
SIGNED by Author, Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. 2nd Edition. trade paperback inscribed by Auther Theodore J. Cohen. ; Cq Technical Series; 0.5 x 8.9 x 5.9 Inches; 150 pages 
Price: 31.50 USD
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In Quest of the Universe 2nd Edition, Kuhn, Karl F.
13 Kuhn, Karl F. In Quest of the Universe 2nd Edition
Sudbury, MA Jones And Bartlett Publishers 1998 0763706051 / 9780763706050 Second Edition Softcover Very Good 
College text. Clean. Internet references may be obsolete. Chapters include special features and activities and are followed by comprehension questions, further study etc. , Titles: An Earth-Centered Universe; A Sun-Centered Universe; Galileo, Newton, and Einstein; Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum; telescopes: Window to the Universe; The Earth-Moon System; A planetary Overview; The Terrestrial Planets; the Jovian Planets; Pluto and Solar System Debris; The Sun; Measuring the Properties of Stars; Interstellar Matter and Star Formation; The Lives and Deaths of Stars; The Deaths of Massive Stars; The Milky Way Galaxy; The Diverse Galaxies; Cosmology: the Nature of the Universe 
Price: 13.50 USD
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14 Matthews, E. C. Stars of the Bible
St. Louis New Era Studio 1963 Numbered Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Gustave Dore 
Burgundy with gilt lettering hb, 162 pps, with light head wear, and single ink stamp ffep bottom inside edge of former bookstore. Heavy wt. Paper throughout, text is clean no markings or damage. Illustrated throughout with Dorè's etchings and the authors line drawings. DJ is fair with large chips, flaps almost completely separated, New Mylar cover. FROM THE FLAP The biggest and most complete book ever published on Bible Astrology. It traces the science back to re-historic times. Besides the well selected Words of Wisdom it gives hundreds of Bible Quotations that refer to Astrology and cites the connections, everything from Elementary Astrology and an analysis of twelve types to erecting and reading horoscopes (horoscopes) . It shows how and why seven and twelve are used in the Bible several times more often than the nearby figures of five, six, eight, nine or eleven, thirteen, fourteen etc. ; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Price: 29.25 USD
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Shadow and Light: the Life, Friends and Opinions of Maurice Sterne, Mayerson, Charlotte Leon, editor
15 Mayerson, Charlotte Leon, editor Shadow and Light: the Life, Friends and Opinions of Maurice Sterne
NY Harcourt, Brace & World 1965 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
266 pages. Index. Turquoise cloth cover w/gilded title & brown end pages, edges lightly sunned and rubbed; DJ in Mylar, edge crease, short closed tears. Taken from Sterne's fascinating, often illegible manuscript... One of the outstanding American painters and sculptors of the 20th century... Covers Sterne's life from his birth in what is now Russia, through to his years of recognition and triumph in the US. It also contains portraits of many of the great artists of his time: Picasso, Maisse, the Steins, Rodin, Mable Dodge; and others; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 19.80 USD
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The Feynman Processor : Quantum Entanglement and the Computing Revolution, Milburn, Gerard J.
16 Milburn, Gerard J. The Feynman Processor : Quantum Entanglement and the Computing Revolution
Perseus Books 1999 0738201731 / 9780738201733 Reprint Trade Paper Near Fine 
Trade Paperback, remaindered, 213 pg. Indexed; quantum computing is closer than ever before to becoming a reality. The promise of quantum computers includes new and incredible devices that will deliver a world of lightning-fast computers, unbreakable codes, and even the beginning of Star trek-like matter teleportation. This is the first book for the layman on this subject (and) promises to astound and educate every reader eager to keep abreast of the latest breakthroughs in physics and computers. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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17 Morecock, Earle M. Alternating-Current Circuits
New York McGraw Hill Book Co. 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Clean bright copy. ; McGraw Hill, 1942, VG, edges rubbed, corners bent some markings mostly in pencil, I found one page with pen underline, pages turning, f. O. Name on end-page along with some notes. Excerpt from EC&M magazine Sept. '87 laid in. 173 pp, including Appendix on laboratory report writing, Instructions for plotting graphs, table of natural trigonometric functions, and table of squares. Questions, answers, experiments for each chapter. From the preface: This textbook is one of a series... For developing materials which are functional and closely related to the requirements of industry. The principal purpose (is) to provide a text in alternating-current circuits for use in technical institutes, junior colleges, and industrial and extension schools. It should also be of value to those who have to depend on self-study to further their education.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.80 USD
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The World of Mathematics. 4 volume set w/slipcase, Newman, James R.
18 Newman, James R. The World of Mathematics. 4 volume set w/slipcase
Simon & Schuster 1956 Second Softcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Original paperbound, blue stiff wraps. Extreme corner tip of volume 4 creased. Overall age toned but appears to be unread. Slipcase is worn and toned but solid. Original pastedown is scuffed, age toned with fore-edge chips. Newman was a mathematician and math historian. In 1940 Newman wrote (with Edward Kasner) Mathematics and the Imagination in which he identified the mathematical concept of a very large but finite number, which he called "googol" and another large number called "googolplex"—this was the first time this number, and this term, was ever identified. The collection represented here is the result of a 15 year effort by Newman to collect what he felt were the most important essays in the field; "A Small Library of the Literature of Mathematics from A 'h-mose` the Scribe to Albert Einstein, Presented with Commentaries and Notes by James R. Newman." ; 8vo.; Book Fair 
Price: 37.80 USD
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Compressed Air Data: Handbook of Pneumatic Engineering Practice, O'Neil, F. W. (Editor)
19 O'Neil, F. W. (Editor) Compressed Air Data: Handbook of Pneumatic Engineering Practice
New York, New York Compressed Air Magazine 1934 Hardcover Fine 
Black leatherette w/ all edges, spine and front lettering gilt still very bright and clean. 394 pp., Illust., Fourth edition. Presentation copy to former owner, from Ingersoll-Rand Co., Very Nice copy, firm binding, clean and bright, nice corners and ends with just a tad of wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 27.00 USD
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College Algebra (Second Edition), Palmer, Claude Irwin and Wilson Lee Miser
20 Palmer, Claude Irwin and Wilson Lee Miser College Algebra (Second Edition)
New York, London McGraw-Hill 1937 Hardcover Very Good 
16th printing. Black cloth w/gilt lettering and boarder on the spin, bent corners else a clean straight copy. Former owners bookplate on the pastedown. ; 8vo.; 467 pp. pages; Book Fair 
Price: 27.00 USD
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