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Electrical Engineering

By: N/A

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9862

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light general wear of green cloth covered boards; A tight solid book, hinges intact, text unmarked; I.C.S. Reference Library, 266; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Includes chapters on: Electric Railway Systems; Electric-Railway Construction; Track Construction; Electric-Railway Calculations; Railway Motors; Electric-Car Equipment; Speed Control; Efficiency Tests; Switchgear; Electric Stations; Electric Substations & Operation of Electrical Machinery . Questions and Index at back of book. Technical drawings throughout View more info

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Physics Letters B , Review of Particle Physics July 2008

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Boston, Elsevier: 2008

Seller ID: 16651

Condition: Near Fine


Only light wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked; Volume 667, Issues 1-5, September 2008; B&W Illustrations; 11 X 8.20 X 1.50 inches; 1340 pages; Complete in one volume. A large heavy volume View more info

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Functional Equations in Several Variables With Applications to Mathematics, Information Theory and to the Natural and Social Sciences

By: Aczel, J. & J. Dhombres

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17773

ISBN: 0521352762

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A bright, solid book, red cloth boards are unmarked, text unmarked. ; Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications, Vol. 31; 9.21 X 6.14 X 1.12 inches; 462 pages; "Deals with modern theory of functional equations in several variables and their applications to mathematics, information theory, and the natural, behavioral, and social sciences. The authors emphasize applications, although not at the expense of theory, and have kept the prerequisites to a minimum; the reader should be familiar with calculus and some simple structures of algebra and have a basic knowledge of Lebesque integra... View more info

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Fiber-Optic Communication Systems

By: Agrawal, Govind P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1992

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 10349

ISBN: 0471542865

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear to DJ; DJ in Mylar ; Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering; 9.75 x 1.25 x 6.5 Inches; 445 pages; The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester * ".readers searching for a wide ranging and up-date view of fibre optic communication systems would do well to purchase this book." * This comprehensive, up-to-date account of fiber-optic communication focuses on the physics and technology behind fiber-optic communication systems while covering both the systems and components aspects * View more info

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Drift Station Arctic Outposts of Superpower Science

By: Althoff, William F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dulles, VA, Potomac Books Inc.: 2007

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17103

ISBN: 1574887718

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows light edge wear. Light soil to pages at foredge bottom.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9 X 6.20 X 1.40 inches; 355 pages; "Closed to conventional passage, the Arctic Ocean and peripheral seas have nevertheless known European explorers since the sixteenth century. Systematic observation, however, dates only from the last years of the nineteenth century, with the epic drift of Fridtjof Nansen’s ice ship Fram (1893-1896), the first scientific expedition of the modern era. Twentieth-century technology—the icebreaker, radio transmission,... View more info

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The Natural History of Viruses

By: Andrewes, C. H.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1967

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 16403

ISBN: 0393062775

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Some edge wear to boards and price-clipped dustjacket. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 237 pages View more info

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From Photography to Photonics; 50 Years of SPIE 1955-2005

By: Anon. & B&W and Color Photos

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, SPIE Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10611

ISBN: 0819460451

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Only slight wear ; Glossy decorative boards; 230 pages; SPIE is 'The International Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers View more info

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Realism Rescued How Scientific Progress Is Possible

By: Aronson, Jerrold L. & Rom Harre & Eileen Cornell Way

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Chicago, Open Court Pub Co: 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 17818

ISBN: 0812692896

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear, light soil bottom page edges.; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp, text unmarked. ; 9.10 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; 213 pages; "Does science give us a progressively more accurate and objective account of the world? This book by three leading philosophers of science presents a new defense of scientific realism against skeptical and positivist attacks. While positivists view scientific theories as devices for predicting observable phenomena, realists maintain that theories describe hidden processes which account for observable phenomena.T... View more info

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Mass Spectra and Isotopes

By: Aston, F. W.

Price: $56.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1948

Edition: 2nd; Later Printing

Seller ID: 16741

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ chipped and worn with short tears, book has wear head & tail of spine, stamp on front end paper & title page for Westinghouse Research Laboratories, number written top of title page ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, hinges intact, text unmarked ; B&W Illustrations & Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages View more info

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Isotopes

By: Aston, F.W.

Price: $84.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1924

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16841

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dark blue cloth covered boards show some edge wear. Stylized bookplate with coat of arms and name of previous owner, accession sticker for British college library as well as a sticker from Niels Bohr Library, associated with American Institute of Physics. Withdrawn stamps as well as a stamp stating that this was reserve stock and as such was probably not in general circulation. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages View more info

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Synthetic Probes for the Study of Biological Function

By: Aubé (Editor), Jeffrey

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main, Beilstein Institut: 2013

Seller ID: 17559

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to white card covers. ; A bright, solid book, text in English ; Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages; This is a series of articles by various authors on a specific subject, roughly 150 pages. View more info

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The Vancouver Meeting, Particles & Fields '91, Volume 2: Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 18-22 August, 1991

By: Axen, David; Douglas Bryman and Martin Comyn (editors)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Singapore, World Scientific Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 11333

ISBN: 9810209878

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear; A bright solid, book, DJ in Mylar ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1220 pages; A series on papers presented at the titled conference View more info

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Atoms and Information Theory An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics

By: Baierlein, Ralph

Price: $59.50

Publisher: San Francisco, W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17861

ISBN: 0716703327

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ has small tears and chipping, previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, text unmarked; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 486 pages; "modest objectives led me to write this book. My primary objective was to provide a specific alternative to the conventional developments of statistical mechanics, an alternative based on Richard Cox's contribution to probability theory, Claude Shannon's development of information theory, and Edwin Jaynes' view of statistical mechanics." View more info

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The Science of Crystals

By: Balibar, Francoise

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw Hill: 1993

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 17736

ISBN: 007004449X

Condition: Near Fine


A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp, text unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 104 pages; Explores the frontiers of research in crystal defects and describes new high-level applications in such areas as superconductors and new-age medicines. This is an english translation of 'La Science du cristal'. View more info

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The Atom and the Apple Twelve Tales from Contemporary Physics

By: Balibar, Sébastien

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17766

ISBN: 0691131082

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Text unmarked.; 9.20 X 6.30 X 0.80 inches; 190 pages; " Balibar examines twelve problems spanning the frontiers of physics, and he devotes a chapter to each issue. He looks at chaos theory, cosmology, fluid mechanics, and climatology. He explains how we discovered the age of the Earth, how we know the Universe is expanding ever more rapidly, and why the spiral patterns of pinecones and sunflowers are related to the Golden Ratio in mathematics. He scrutinizes how the collective behavior of atoms leads t... View more info

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"Mind, Heart and Vision" Professional Engineering in Canada 1887 to 1987

By: Ball, Norman R.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Canada, National Museum Of Science And Technology: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14704

ISBN: 0660120003

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows only light wear, bottom fore corner bumped. attractive gift notation verso of FFEP. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 183 pages; Pictorial views and description of Civil Engineering achievements in Canada from 1887 until 1987 View more info

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The Chornobyl Accident A Comprehensive Risk Assessment

By: Baryakhtar, Victor & Victor Bar'yakhtar & Valerie Kukhar' & Ivan Los' & Vladimir Kholosha & Vyacheslav Shestopalov & George J. Vargo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Battelle Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18416

ISBN: 1574770829

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Glossy, paper covered, illustrated boards show slight wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 271 pages; "The authors, all of whom are Ukrainian and Russian scientists involved with Chornobyl nuclear power plant since the April 1986 accident, present a comprehensive review of the accident. In addition, they present a risk assessment of the remains of the destroyed reactor and its surrounding shelter, Chornobyl radioactive waste storage and disposal sites, and environmental contamination in the region. The authors explore such questions as the risk... View more info

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NONSELFADJOINT OPERATOR ALGEBRAS, OPERATOR THEORY, AND RELATED TOPICS

By: Bercovici, Hari & Foias, Ciprian

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Boston, Birkhauser: 1998

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6475

ISBN: 0817659544

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Operator Theory Advances & Applications #104; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 201 pages; Only slight wear. A tight bright book. Unmarked text. This volume, dedicated to Carl Pearcy on the occasion of his 60th birthday, presents recent results in operator theory, nonselfadjoint operator algebras, measure theory and the theory of moments. The articles on these subjects have been contributed by leading area experts, many of whom were associated with Carl Pearcy as students or collaborators. The book testifies to his multifaceted interests and includes a biographical sketch and a list of public... View more info

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Fields of Force The Development of a World View from Faraday to Einstein

By: Berkson, William

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16539

ISBN: 0710076266

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Navy cloth covered boards, spine a little faded ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 370 pages; The development of Physics through the ages. View more info

Image for Darkened House  Cholera in Nineteenth Century Canada : 1832-1871

Darkened House Cholera in Nineteenth Century Canada : 1832-1871

By: Bilson, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1980

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 17145

ISBN: 0802064027

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light edge wear, minor creasing. ; A bright, solid book.; Social History of Canada #31; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages View more info