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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 (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. 
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3 (Kapitsa, Peter). Parry, Albert PETER KAPITSA ON LIFE AND SCIENCE: Addresses And Essays Collected, Translated, and Annotated with an Introduction by Albert Parry
New York: Macmillan Company, (1968). First edition in English. Hardcover. Small remainder dot to the lower page edges and minor fading to the covers, otherwise near fine in dust jacket. 
This first publication in English of Peter Kapitsa's non-technical speeches and writings introduces to American readers the great Russian physicist. 271 pages with notes and an index. 
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4 Burns, Arthur F., editor WESLEY CLAIR MITCHELL: The Economic Scientist
New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1952. 0870140523 / 9780870140525 First edition. Publications of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.: Number 53. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in blue cloth with spine titles gilt; in a lightly soiled dust jacket with some tanning and dampstains to the spine. 387 pages; bibliography of works by Mitchell, an index, and advertisements. Illustrated with photographs. 
Tribute volume honoring Dr. Mitchell with contributions by Maurice Clark, Joseph Dorfman, Milton Friedman, Alvin H. Hansen, Paul T. Homan, T.W. Hutchison, Frederick C. Mills, Shepard Morgan, Joseph A. Schumpeter, Joseph H. Willits, Edwin B. Wilson, et al. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Highfield, Roger and Paul Carter THE PRIVATE LIVES OF ALBERT EINSTEIN
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A definitive work that paints an astonishing and unprecedented portrait of this century's greatest genius. 353 pages with notes and references, a bibliography, and an index. Illustrated with photographs. 
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6 Livingstone, David N. NATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER AND THE CULTURE OF AMERICAN SCIENCE
Tuscaloosa, Alabama: The University of Alabama Press, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Part of the History of American Science and Technology Series, this is a sudy of the man who served as Harvard's Professor of Geology and Paleontology during the Darwinian era. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Vanderbilt, Byron M. THOMAS EDISON, CHEMIST
Washington, D.C. American Chemical Society, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Lower corner tips lightly bumped, otherwise fine in dust jacket. 
373 pages including a references and appendices section and an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Zackheim, Michele EINSTEIN'S DAUGHTER: The Search for Lieserl
New York: Riverhead Books, 1999. 1573221279 / 9781573221276 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 301 pages; family tree; 16 pages of photographs; endnotes; selected bibliography; acknowledgements; credits. 
Fifty-four love letters written by Einstein to his first wife were uncovered in 1986, inspiring this account of a search for Einstein's first child. The letters revealed the birth of an illegitimate daughter whose existence was covered-up after one year. 
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9 [National Academy of Sciences] BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS: Volume 58
Washington D.C.: National Academy Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and front, without dust jacket as issued. 
Large octavo. An collection of biographical essays by an individual familiar with the discipline and career of the subject. Subjects include: Carleton Coons and Margaret Mead. 542 pages, cumulative index, photographic portraits, bibliographies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 [National Academy of Sciences] BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS: Volume 63
Washington D.C.: National Academy Press, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front, without dust jacket as issued. 
Large octavo. An anthology of biographical essays by an individual familiar with the discipline and career of the subject. 536 pages, cumulative index, photographic portraits, bibliographies. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 [National Academy of Sciences] BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS: Volume 60
Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. A couple of tiny spots on front cover, overall a near fine copy in dark cloth, lettered in gilt in front and on spine, without dust jacket as issued. 
Large octavo. A gathering of biographical essays by an individual familiar with the discipline and career of the subject. 419 pages, cumulative index, photographic portraits, bibliographies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 [National Academy of Sciences] BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS: Volume 62
Washington D.C.: National Academy Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dark cloth with lettering on spine and front in gilt, without dust jacket, as issued. 
Large octavo. An anthology of biographical essays by an individual familiar with the discipline and career of the subject. 498 pages, cumulative index, photographic portraits, bibliographies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 [National Academy of Sciences] BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS: Volume 65
Washington D.C.: National Academy Press, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dark cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front, without dust jacket as issued. 
Large octavo. An anthology of biographical essays by an individual familiar with the discipline and career of the subject. 405 pages, cumulative index, photographic portraits, bibliographies. 
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