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ITALIAN WEIGHTS AND MEASURES FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Philadelphia:American Philosophical Society. 1981. lxxxiv+339pp. Hardcover. Two-toned boards lightly soiled with top page edges lightly soiled. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good, clean copy.
$35.00
LES PRINCIPAUTES KOTOKO. ESSAI SUR LE CARACTERE SACRE DE L'AUTORITE.
(Paris): Editions Du Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique. 1969. 388pp. Illustrated. Softcover. Beige covers lightly soiled with shelf-wear to edes, otherwise a very good copy. 
$35.00
LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE
New York:Twayne Publishers, Inc. (1961). 245pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  A very good, clean copy with a very good dust jacket.
$25.00
MEN AND MACHINES
New York:The Macmillan Company. 1929.1st edition. 354pp. Illustrated by W. T. Murch. Hardcover. Black boards lightly shelf-worn with label on front cover and spine.  Label on spine is rubbed/worn. Edge points are bumped. Internally, the impression, and a bit of rust staining, from a paper clip can be seen where it was left on the first few pages. With a bookseller ticket to inside rear board, otherwise, a very good, clean copy. 
$50.00
SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS
Authorized translation by George Bruce Halsted, with a special preface by M. Poincare and an introduction by Professor Josiah Royce.  New York:The Science Press. 1905. 196pp. 1st edition. The black boards are rubbed and shelf-worn, with fraying to the spine ends and edge points. The binding is tight and hinges still intact. Internally, aside from a previous owners name writen on the 1st free end-page and some light age-toning to the paper, a near very good, clean copy.
$100.00
TERRESTRIAL AND CELESTIAL GLOBES. Their History and Construction Including A Consideration of Their Value as Aids in the Study of Geography and Astronomy.
New Haven:Published for the Hispanic Society of America by the Yale University Press. 1921. 2 volumes Edition limited to 1000 copies. XXVIpp+218pp and XIpp+291pp. Lavishly illustrated. Overall in very good condition. The first free fly-leaf in volume 1 has had the top half removed and a small portion of the top page edges have been nibbled. There are no previous owners marks or signatures. There is age-toning to end-pages of both volumes with light foxing scattered throughout. Many pages are still uncut. The boards of both volumes are lightly soiled and shelf-worn. The bindings are tight and the hinges still intact. Overall, a very good set.
$400.00
THE EMERGING RELIGION OF SCIENCE
New York:Praeger. 1989. 1st edition. 164pp. Hardcover.  Black boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Internally, no previous owners marks or signatures.
$35.00
THE GEOGRAPHICAL CONCEPTIONS OF COLUMBUS. A CRITICAL CONSIDERATION OF FOUR PROBLEMS. (American Geographical Society Research Series No. 14)
New York:American Geographical Society. 1924. 148pp. Illustrated, including 2 folding plates. Hardcover.  A very good, clean copy, inside and out.
$25.00
THE JOURNAL OF THE NEW ALCHEMSTS #1
Woods Hole, MA; The New Alchemy Institute, [1973].  Oversize softcover. First Edition. 64pp. Illustrated with B&W drawings throughout.  Good+ condition.  Covers/spine moderately rubbed and soiled, with small tears along edges. A bit of dog-earing to page corners. Otherwise clean/unmarked interior, solidly bound. This is the first of a series of volumes from New Alchemy..."We seek solutions that can be used by individuals or small groups who are trying to create a greener, kinder world."
$30.00
THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE. A SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION INTO THE FORCES OF HISTORY
New York:The Atlantic Monthly Press. 1995.  1st edition. xii+466pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Signed and inscribed in red pen on the 1st free end-page by the author with an e-mail from the author stapled to the inside rear board.  Previous owners name above inscription, otherwise a very good, clean copy.
$45.00
UNDERGROUND LIFE; OR, MINES AND MINERS. Translated, Adapted to the Present State of British Mining, and Edited by H. W. Bristow, F. R. S.
New York:D. Appleton and Co. 1869.  xix+522pp+2pp ads. 1st edition. Illustrated, with maps in color and black/white. Hardcover.  Rebound, with new end-pages and original spine strip laid on new binding.  Internally, with an inscription to the verso of the frontispiece and initials penciled to the top of the title page. Pages are slightly age-toned but otherwise clean. All plates are present as called for.  One page 513-4, is damaged with chips along all margin edges.  Overall, a very good, clean copy. 
$350.00

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