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1 (Einstein, Albert). Feuer, Lewis S. EINSTEIN AND THE GENERATIONS OF SCIENCE
New York: Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, (1974). 465018718 First edition. Hardcover. Misaligned front pastedown (production flaw), and very minor bumping to the corner tips, else near fine in brown cloth; in an age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket with wear, nicks, rubbing, and fading to the spine panel. 
374 pages, fourteen b&w photographs and illustrations, and an index. A study of the generation that produced Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, and de Broglie. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Alexander, Jerome LIFE: Its Nature and Origin
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine book in lightly soiled dust jacket. 
SIGNED and inscribed by Alexander to colleague, William D. Hawkins, who is cited several times in the index. 291 pages, indexes. Photographic and illustrated plates, illustrations and photographs in text, formulas and figures. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Bejema, Carl Jay, editor EVOLUTION BY SEXUAL SELECTION THEORY: Prior to 1900
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. A slight nick and bump to the upper corner of the front cover, otherwise a near fine copy in gilt-lettered boards; no dust jacket. 
Part of the Benchmark Papers in Systematic and Evolutionary Biology Series. A collection of classic scientific papers with facsimile reproductions of the original texts. Tall octavo. 379 pages, index. With illustrations in text. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 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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5 Cosman, Madeleine Pelner and Chandler, Bruce, editors MACHAUT'S WORLD: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century
New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1978. First edition. Trade Paperback. Slight spotting to the front cover, light tanning of the spine, otherwise a very good plus copy in pictorial wraps. 
Trade paperback. The music and poetry of Guillaume de Machaut (1300-1377) serve as the central point from which elements of literature, technology, astronomy, manuscript illumination, natural science, and others are examined. 348 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 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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7 Fullmer, June Z. SIR HUMPHRY DAVY'S PUBLISHED WORKS
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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8 Gutting, Gary, editor PARADIGMS AND REVOLUTIONS: Appraisals and Applications of Thomas Kuhn's Philosophy of Science
Notre Dame and London: University of Notre Dame Press, (1980). 0268015430 / 9780268015435 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Light scratches to rear cover, minor shelfwear, else near fine in rust-colored glossy wraps. 339 pages; notes, bibliography. 
Includes sections on philosophy, social sciences, humanities, and history of sciences with contributions by Dudley Shapere, M.D. King, David Hollinger, Rachel Laudan, and others, with an interpretative introduction by Gutting. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Hahn, Roger A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF QUANTITATIVE STUDIES ON SCIENCE AND ITS HISTORY
[Berkeley]: (The Regents of the University of California, 1980. First edition. Trade Paperback. Ownership blindstamp of Physicist Daniel Deutsch; spine lightly bumped, overall a nearly fine copy in plain printed wrappers. 
Trade paperback. Berkeley Papers in History of Science III. A cross discipline resource for assembling data. 84 pages, index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Kemble, Edwin C. PHYSICAL SCIENCE: Its Structure and Development, Volume I, From Geometric Astronomy to the Mechanical Theory of Heat
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The M.I.T. Press, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Includes a time chart of the rise of physical science. Quarto. 498 pages, figures, text illustrations, graphs. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Kramer, Edna E. THE NATURE AND GROWTH OF MODERN MATHEMATICS
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1982). First edition thus, with corrections. Several pages neatly underlined in red, otherwise a near fine copy in illustrated wraps. 
758 pages, suggestions for further reading, index. Many text figures and equations throughout. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Langley, Pat, Herbert A. Simon, Gary L. Bradshaw, and Jan M. Zytkow SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY: Computational Explorations of the Creative Processes
Cambridge: The M.I.T. Press, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket. 
The goal of this study is to provide a comprehensive theory of the processes that scientists employ in making scientific discoveries. 357 pages with a bibliography and indexes. Black cloth lettered in white on the spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Lawson, Elmer J. and Godula, Edmund A., symposia chairmen PATENTS FOR CHEMICAL INVENTIONS: Symposia Sponsored by the Division of Chemical Literature and the Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry and the 145th Meeting of the American Chemical Society
Washington D.C.: American Chemical Society, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with rubbing to front and rear covers, without dust jacket. 
The American Chemical Society's Advances in Chemistry Series #46. A series of papers presented at two symposia on patents in chemistry taking place in New York City in 1963. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Magner, Lois N. A HISTORY OF MEDICINE
New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., (1992). 0824786734 / 9780824786731 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated laminated boards; issued without dust jacket. 
A carefully researched, balanced introduction to the history of medicine. 393 pages; figures; and index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Mather, Kirtley F., editor SOURCE BOOK IN GEOLOGY, 1900-1950.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in dust jacket that has some creases at the top and the bottom of the spine. 
Octavo. Part of the Source Books in the History of the Sciences series. 435 pages, notes, indexes, tables. Illustrations with figures in the text. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Merton, Robert K. & Gaston, Jerry, editors THE SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE IN EUROPE
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1977). 0809306336 / 9780809306336 First edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy with some soiling to upper page edges and a light crimp to lower spine edge; in a near fine dust jacket with a few tiny tears to edges and one-inch closed tear with tiny attendant creases to front panel. 
383 pages; notes, references, tables, appendix, index of names, index of subjects. A comprehensive collection of essays on recent developments in the sociology of science in 10 countries; includes commentary on the history of the field by Merton. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Pesic, Peter LABYRINTH: A Search for the Hidden Meaning of Science
Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: The MIT Press, (2000). 0262161907 / 9780262161909 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in teal cloth over aqua and lime green boards; in a fine dust jacket. 
Pesic portrays the struggle between science and nature as a game of hide-and-seek and examines its evolution through the lives of William Gilbert, Francois Viete, Francis Bacon, Johannes Kepler, Isaac Newton, and Albert Einstein. 186 pages; notes, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Planck, Max MAX PLANCK: A Bibliography of His Non-Technical Writings
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977. First edition. Trade Paperback. Former owner's embossed ownership seal to the front endpaper, a few red ink marginal tick-marks, else a near fine copy in orange wraps. 
Trade paperback. Like many German professors of his generation, Planck thought of himself not only as a purveyor and enlarger of his science, but also as a representative of national culture. This bibliography was compiled by Henry Lowood. 69 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Prins, C., editor PROCEEDINGS OF THE VAN DER WAALS CENTENNIAL CONFERENCE ON STATISTICAL METHODS: Amsterdam, 27-31 August, 1973
Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Faint uniform offsetting to the endpapers, else a near fine copy in red boards; no dust jacket. 
260 pages, list of contributed papers, indexes. Frontisportrait, figures and equations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Ries, Estelle H. ELIAS E. RIES, INVENTOR
New York: Philosophical Library, (1951). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very good dust jacket with short edge tears and nicking to top edge of back panel, minor shelf wear. 
A biography of the great American scientist and inventor written by his daughter, describing the stunning accomplishments and impressive obstacles which distinguished his professional career. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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