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1 (Galileo). Shea, William R. and Artigas, Mariano GALILEO IN ROME: The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. 0195165985 / 9780195165982 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 226 pages; illustrated with 41 b&w photos; references; selected bibliography; and index. 
William R. Shea holds the "Galileo Chair" of the History of Science at University of Padua, and Mariano Artigas holds Ph.D.s in both physics and philosophy and is an ordained Catholic Priest. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1977. 0890720312 / 9780890720318 First edition. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 285. Trade Paperback. Reading crease to the front cover and rear cover displays a horizontal scrape, else a very good plus copy in wraps. 
Trade paperback. Scholarly research studying individual action and group behavior, within and across cultures, presented in six sessions chaired by interdisciplinary scientists from 12 countries. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Asimov, Isaac CHANGE!: Seventy-One Glimpses of the Future
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Seventy-one short and readable essays which sketch out possible visions for the future by one of popular science's most revered writers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Remainder spray on lower page edges, a crease along front and rear covers, else very good in dust jacket with edge tears. 
17 essays on everything from sub-atomic particles to Milton. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Asimov, Isaac; Zebrowski, George; Greenberg, Martin, edited by CREATIONS: The Quest for Origins in Story and Science
London: Harrap, (1984). 0245542108 / 9780245542107 First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"The intelligent person's guide to the beginning of time."--Heinz R. Pagels. An anthology of science, story, and myth that tackles some of the oldest questions man has ever asked. With an Introduction and Notes by Asimov. 351 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Ballard, Robert D., Ph.D.; with Malcolm McConnell EXPLORATIONS: My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea
New York: Hyperion, (1995). 0786860421 / 9780786860425 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild scuffing to boards, some light use, faint soiling to page edges, thus near fine, in red foil stamped blue cloth shelfback over blue boards; in an about fine, if mildly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Memoir by the renowned and accomplished oceanographer, whose most celebrated discovery was the wreckage of the TITANIC. Illustrated with color photographs reproduced on coated stock insert galleries. SIGNED by author Ballard. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Belmar, Antonio Garcia ABRIENDO LAS CAJAS NEGRAS: Coleccion de instrumentos cientificos de la Universitat de Valencia
Valencia [Spain]: Universitat de Valencia, 2002. 8437054885 / 9788437054889 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Corner tips slightly bumped, minor surface crack (about an inch long) to the spine at the front cover, else very good plus in illustrated laminated boards; no dust jacket. 20 page teacher's aid and activities pamphlet laid in. Quarto. 462 pages. 
Catalogued at the University of Valencia, this selection of more than 1500 scientific instruments offers a glimpse of the holdings from four great museum collections. A splendid production fully illustrated with color and b&w photos. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Besterman, Theodore PHYSICAL SCIENCES: A Bibliography of Bibliographies
Totowa, NJ: Rowmon & Littlefield, 1971. 0874710545 / 9780874710540 First edition thus. Two volumes. Hardcover. A near fine set in uniform slate-green cloth with spine titles gilt; no dust jackets. Small octavo. 
Besterman World Bibliographies series. A reference guide that lists bibliographies in various fields of science including astronomy, atomic energy, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and many others. 677 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Broadbent, E.G., compiler and editor HYPERSONIC AERODYNAMICS
[London]: [The Royal Society], 1991. 00804614 First edition. Trade Paperback. Trade Paperback. A few scratches and mild indentations to the covers and page edges, else near fine in grey and blue glossy wraps. 224 pages; and references for each paper. 
Volume 335, Number 1637 of the Royal Society's "Philosophical Transactions: Physical Sciences and Engineering" periodical on the theme of hypersonic aerodynamics. A collection of papers on the chemical and engineering challenges of hypersonic flight. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Cherdyntsev, V.V. URANIUM-234
Jerusalem: Israel Program for Scientific Translations, 1971. 0706511042 / 9780706511048 First edition In English. Translated from the Russian by J. Schmorak. Hardcover. Fine in pebbled blue boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine slightly rubbed dust jacket with minor edge wear. 234 pages; tables; figures; and bibliography. 
The non-equilibrium isotope in the Earth's crust has proved to be a powerful study tool. This book represents a blend of scientific accuracy with a highly imaginative treatment of a large number of geological, archaeological, and cosmological problems. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Clarke, Arthur C. 1984: SPRING: A Choice of Futures
New York: Ballantine Books, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Following 2010: ODYSSEY TWO and written in the year of Orwell's dire predictions, Clarke presents a collection of his articles, essays, and speeches on the world's issues and problems (such as war and peace, the space program, and more). 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Munchen: Verlag Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, (1997). 3525861257 / 9783525861257 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in wraps. 
Annual volume devoted to Max Planck studies. Text in both English and German. 501 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Devienne, F. M., editor RAREFIED GAS DYNAMICS: Proceedings of the First International Symposium held at Nice
London: Pergamon Press/Symposium Publications..., 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Neatly underlined in orange numerous times in the introduction; rough abrasions due to name erasure on the pastedowns and front endpaper; rear endpaper neatly excised, otherwise a very good copy in blue cloth; no dust jacket. 
This volume is from the International Series on Aeronautical Sciences and Space Flight, Division IX: Symposia, Volume 3, Rarefied Gas Dynamics. 442 pages, references. Figures, tables and equations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Eckel, Edwin C. BUILDING STONES AND CLAYS: Their Origins, Characters and Examination
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1912. B000856WY0 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tape shadows to front and rear pastedowns, else a lightly soiled, mildly worn, near fine example, with some faint foxing within; in blue cloth with gilt spine stamping and blind-debossed rules to front and rear covers; no dust jacket. 
Numerous tables, 37 illustrations, including figures, diagrams, photos. 264 pages, plus 19 pages of ads. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15 Ferris, Timothy LIFE BEYOND EARTH
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (2000). 0684849372 / 9780684849379 First edition, first printing. With errata slip. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in textured black boards with silver spine stamping; in a fine, as-new, color-illustrated dust jacket. Oblong quarto. More than 100 illustrations. 
Gracefully designed blend of text and photos about the search for life beyond earth, crafted by "the best popular science writer in the English language today" (Christian Science Monitor), and drawn from Ferris's PBS documentary. SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 Flowers, Charles A SCIENCE ODYSSEY: 100 Years of Discovery
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., (1998). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Review copy with folded promotional material laid in. The companion book to the PBS series with a foreword by Charles Osgood and an introduction by Charles Kuralt. Tall octavo. 316 pages with an index. Illustrated. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Freud, Sigmund; translated and newly edited by James Strachey THREE ESSAYS ON THE THEORY OF SEXUALITY
New York: Basic Books, Publishers, (1962). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in fuchsia cloth with blue lettering; in a lightly age-toned printed dust jacket. 
First authorized complete translation of a work many feel stands beside THE INTERPRETATION OF DREAMS as the most influential and original of Freud's contributions. Comprises: "Sexual Aberrations"; "Infantile Sexuality"; "The Transformations of Puberty." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1969. 0674809610 / 9780674809611 First edition. Hardcover. Small sticker shadow to front pastedown, else fine in dust jacket. 
This annotated bibliography lists Davy's published writings that appeared during his lifetime and posthumously. Thin octavo. 112 pages including an index. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Gerwin, Robert and Girod, Gerda, editors MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT, JAHRBUCH 1975
Munchen: Verlag Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Faint rubber stamp to the front endpaper, former owner's embossed name to the title-page, light foxing to the upper page edges, else very good plus in black boards with a gilt front cover device and gilt titles and rules to the spine; no dust jacket. 
Annual volume of Max Planck studies with the text in German. 523 pages; illustrated throughout the text with graphs, figures, and nineteen photographs. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Goldstein, Joseph I. and Yakowitz, Harvey, editors PRACTICAL SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY: Electron and Ion Microbe Analysis
New York and London: Plenum Press, (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Former owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, else near fine in textured blue boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with tiny edge chips accompanied by creases and very short tears. 
A tutorial-style, straightforward method of presentation for learning the concepts of scanning electron microscopy and electron probe microanalysis. 582 pages; figures; tables; examples; references; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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