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1 (Spinoza, Benedict Baruch). Damasio, Antonio LOOKING FOR SPINOZA: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain
New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2003). 0151005575 / 9780151005574 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 355 pages; appendices, notes, index, glossary. 
"This is an enticingly original work that offers page after page of startling insights about the working of the mind. It creates in its entirety that rarest of effects: the quality of revelation."--William Styron. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 American Telephone and Telegraph Company THE BELL SYSTEM TECHNICAL JOURNAL, Volume XLII, Number 4, July, 1963: THE TELSTAR EXPERIMENT
(New York, N.Y.): American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1963. First edition, first printing: Number 4, Parts I, II, and III. Three volumes. Hardcover. Offsetting to front cover of Part I, rear of Part III, else fine, unread copies, three perfect-bound trade paperbacks; housed in a mildly worn and nicked paper-over-boards slipcase with a sticker scar to one side. Many figures, diagrams, fold-out charts. 
Massive collection of papers describing in depth the satellite and ground systems in place for the pioneering Telstar system of satellite communcation. Total pages of all three volumes: 1,940, including index. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 Banov, Abel PAINTS AND COATINGS HANDBOOK: Second Edition: For Contractors, Architects, Builders and Engineers
Farmington, Michigan: Structures Publishing Company, 1978. 0912336668 / 9780912336664 First edition. Hardcover. Ownership name and address written in ink to the front pastedown endpaper, name and address rubberstamped to the front and rear pastedown endpaper, else near fine in light green cloth; in a slightly rubbed and soiled dust jacket with one closed tear. 
Tall octavo. 432 pages; appendices and an index. Charts, tables, figures, and photos. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Basdekis, C.H. ABS PLASTICS
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, (1964). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Spine ends and corner tips rubbed, else very good plus in red boards with gilt titles to the front cover and to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with fading to the spine, a tiny chip to the upper spine edge, and ink initials to the front panel. 
A presentation offering an understanding of ABS plastics applications with an examination of their current and potential growths. A complete discussion of chemistry of copolymerization and the mechanism of toughness is included. 147 pages; index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Besselievre, Edmund B. & Schwartz, Max THE TREATMENT OF INDUSTRIAL WASTES: Second Edition
New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, (1976). 0070050473 / 9780070050471 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in black boards with spine titles in orange and white; in a near fine bright orange illustrated dust jacket with one tiny closed edge tear. 
Tall octavo. 386 pages; glossary, references, and an index. Photos, figures, and tables. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Boudreau, James C. and Tsuchitani, Chiyeko SENSORY NEUROPHYSIOLOGY: With Special Reference to the Cat
New York/Cincinnati/Toronto/London/Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1973). 0442209355 / 9780442209353 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild rubbing to the lower shelf edges, else near fine in orange boards with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine, very lightly age-toned dust jacket. Tall octavo. 470 pages; figures; tables; bibliography; and index. 
A study that examines in detail the structure and function of sensory nervous systems. Its concentration is on peripheral neural systems from which pulse signals can be recorded, since these systems can be studied and interpreted. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 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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New York: Oxford University Press, 1967. Third edition. Hardcover. Lower spine edge lightly rubbed, else near fine in brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a very good plus, lightly soiled dust jacket with one small chip from the upper spine end. 
In-depth definitions with usage notes, origins, and examples or quotations where necessary. Considered a geologist's companion reference. 298 pages; classified lists according to subject. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Clibbens, Douglas A. THE PRINCIPLES OF PHASE THEORY: Heterogeneous Equilibria between Salts and Their Aqueous Solutions
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1920. B0006AIHZ4 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild mottled darkening to the covers (due to cloth-aging), former owner's address stamp to the front paste-down, uniform age-toning to the endsheets, faint sticker-shadow to the spine, still very good in green ribbed cloth with gilt titles to the spine. 
8vo. A thorough, in-depth study of the condensed systems with only one liquid phase, which is the only phase of variable composition. 383 pages; 40 total figures--22 on fold-out sheets; graphical methods; index of systems; and index of figures. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 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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New York/London/Paris: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, (1965). B0006BMVZK First paperbound edition, first printing. Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Red pencil underlining only to the first three pages of text, former owner's blind-enbossed seal to the front endpaper, spine somewhat rubbed and slightly darkened, remains fairly tight and very good in original tan-on-cream printed wraps. 
The 18th book in the Documents on Modern Physics series edited by Elliott W. Montroll. The author corrected and expanded his lectures for this edition. Octavo. 248 pages; theorems; equations; examples; figures; index; and problem index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1969). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a very slightly shelfworn dust jacket. 
A guide to technical writing with the aim of covering all aspects of magazine article preparation. Discussions include selection of suitable subject matter, writing, editing procedure, text preparation, publication, and more. Out-of-print. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Dransfield, John THE RATTANS OF SARAWAK
Surrey/Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Sarawak Forest Department, (1992). 0947643419 / 9780947643416 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Mild fading to the spine, minor edge wear, else near fine in illustrated wraps. Quarto. [233] pages; checklist of Sarawak Rattans, indexes. 
A study of the large group of palms collectively known as Rattans--by a well-known palm expert. Illustrated with over 100 line drawings designed to aid in identifying the many species of rattans and showing the different parts of the plants. Scarce! 
Price: 75.00 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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New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, (1988). 0070190267 / 9780070190269 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Small spot of stain on the page fore-edges, otherwise fine in laminated boards; without dust jacket, as issued. 
Royal octavo. 857 pages; includes glossary and bibliography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Fielding, William J. THE CAVEMAN WITHIN US: His Peculiarities and Powers; How We Can Enlist His Aid for Health and Efficiency
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, (1922). 0415210151 / 9780415210157 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor damp-stain to lower corner of spine, very good plus in burgundy cloth with gilt titles and borders to the front cover and spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with shallow chips and very short tears to the shelf edges. 8vo. 372 pages; index. 
The caveman is our accumulated inheritance and represents both good and evil. Fielding explains this primitive nature within us and describes how to deal with it. A classic source book that has been in continued use by psychologists. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Folberth, Otto G. & Warren D. Grobman, editors VLSI: Technology And Design
New York: IEEE Press, (1984). 0879421800 / 9780879421809 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial laminated boards; without dust jacket, as issued. 
Quarto. 309 pages; with an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Franklin, William Suddard ELECTRIC WAVES: An Advanced Treatise on Alternating-Current Theory
(New York): (The Macmillan Company), (1909). B0006AFQ6W First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Four spots of coffee stain to the front endpaper, offsetting to the rear endpapers, textblock mildly age-toned, else internally near fine; in the fine, original dark green ribbed cloth with gilt spine titles; no dust jacket. Externally fine and fresh! 
Octavo. 315 pages; appendices and indexed. Nearly 250 figures. A textbook by the distinguished professor of physics. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 Fu, King-sun & Kunii, T.L., editors PICTURE ENGINEERING
Berlin/ Heidelberg/New York, Springer-Verlag, 1982. 3540118225 / 9783540118220 First edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy with a very small spot of soiling to the upper page edges, in orange cloth with black titles and devices to front cover and spine; no dust jacket. Includes three full-color plates. 
With original papers by leading experts, this book covers methodological, technical, and architectural aspects of picture engineering, analysis and recognition for picture input, and picture database management. 302 pages; 166 figures, references. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Furman, Necah Stewart SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES: The Postwar Decade
Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, (1990). 0826311733 / 9780826311733 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Thick octavo. 858 pages; notes, bibliography, and index. 
"This book reveals, for the first time, in rich human, technological, and political detail, the story of the nation's premier nuclear ordnance laboratory during its formative years."--publisher's blurb. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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