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Curious Minds: How A Child Becomes a Scientist

By: Brockman, John (edited by)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Pantheon Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC4572BB

ISBN: 0375422919

Condition: Very Good


AP4 - DJ is mylar protected. This book is a collection of essays from twenty-seven scientists and what inspired them to choose their paths. View more info

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Ernest William Goodpasture: Scientist, Scholar, Gentleman

By: Collins, Robert D.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Franklin, Tennessee, Hillsboro Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC28412BB

ISBN: 1577362519

Condition: Very Good


CO6 - A first edition hardcover book signed by the author in very good condition that has the author's original inscription erased/white out on the front free endpaper, bowed, light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes an unopen CD at the back fixed endpaper. 9.25"x6.25", 466 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Lawrence and Oppenheimer

By: Davis, Nuel Pharr

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1968

Edition: 3rd Printing

Book ID: EC17248BB

Condition: Very Good


S3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), discoloration and shelf wear. The fateful story of Ernest Lawrence and Robert Oppenheimer-the two giants of twentieth-century American physics-whose association began in productive harmony, climaxed in world shattering achievement, and ended in rancor that split the nation's scientific community and swayed the entire course of United States atomic policy. View more info

The Unwelcomed Assistant: Edward C. Huffaker and the Birth of Aviation

By: Hensley, Steven and Julia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Johnson City, Tennessee, Overmountain Press: 2003

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC10737BB

Condition: Very Good


BY5 - Book has light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Signed by Julia Hensley on the title page. History has been unkind to Edward C. Hufaker. View more info

Memories

By: Huxley, Julian

Price: $3.50

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, George allen and Unwin Ltd.: 1970

Book ID: SCW12593

ISBN: 004925006X

Condition: Good


CC5 - A hard cover book in good+ to very good- condition with a dust jacket in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with a clip to the top right corner of the front free endpaper plus there is some very light foxing on the right outside paper edges plus there is some light fading of the tinting on the top outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor ... View more info

All We Did Was Fly to the Moon

By: Lattimer, Dick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alachua, FL, U.S.A., Whispering Eagle Press, The: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: NF45AA

ISBN: 0961122803

Condition: Very Good


F5 - Book has crease on the front left side and lower spine, wear on the sides of the spine and some edges, ligth discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. "All we did was FLY TO THE MOON" by the Astronauts, as told to Dick Lattimer. Foreword by James A. Michener. A mini history of America's manned moon program. Includes America's astronaut patches and callsigns. View more info

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Inventing Modern: Growing Up With X-Rays, Skyscrapers and Tailfins

By: Lienhard, John H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC37771BB

ISBN: 0195160320

Condition: Very Good


CN2 - A first edition hardcover book signed and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners and stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes lain in promotional bookmark. Here is a distinctly American Modern - a culture born of new technology and echoing out of the mind of a child growing up in a world newly transformed. 9.5"x6.5", 292 pages.Sa... View more info

Letters from the Field 1925-75

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, HarperCollins Publishers: 1979

Book ID: SCW02616

ISBN: 0060906855

Condition: Very Good


CA6 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated geen wraps with minor overall wear. A collection of letters written by Mead over a period of 50 years. They illuminate the difficulty of working under primitive conditions and the humor that often comes out when working close to danger and the unknown. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 361p. View more info

Buckminster Fuller: An Auto-Biographical Monologue/Scenario

By: Snyder, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, St. Martin's Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW11121

ISBN: 0312106785

Condition: Good


BZ4 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first edition book in good+ condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with silver lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with foxing of the outside paper edges plus there is some light yellowing and scattered very light foxing on the front and back endpapers plus there is a label stain (about 0.75"... View more info

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Julian Schwinger: The Physicist, the Teacher, and the Man

By: Y. Jack Ng (Editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Singapore, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.: 1996

Book ID: EC36857BB

ISBN: 9810225318

Condition: Very Good


CG2 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some marked out info, patch scuffed and glue stains on the back free endpaper, inside pages lightly moisture soiled, light tanning and shelf wear. This book is a must for all physicists, physics students, and others who are interested in great le... View more info

La Dame d'Esprit: A Biography of Marquise Du Chatelet

By: Zinsser, Judith P.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2006

Book ID: EC20866BB

ISBN: 0670038008

Condition: Very Good


CM6 - An advance uncorrected proof trade paperback book in very good condition that has crease on the back, lighlty cocked and curled, light discoloration and shelf wear. From a life of frivolity to a life of the mind. The scintillating life of the most brilliant woman of the French Enlighthenment, the lover of Voltaire and translator of Newton. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info