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5,001 Mysteries Of Liquids & Cooking Secrets (Plus 100 World - Class Recipes)

By: Bader, Myles H.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Las Vegas, Nevada, Bader Corp. And Friedman/Fairfax: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004688


004688: "The First Book Ever Printed Specifically On Liquids And Semiliquids. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Includes 100 delicious recipes for beverages, soups, stews, and more, including Old Fashioned Beef and Barley Soup and Teriyaki Barbecue Sauce. Discover: just how safe is bottled water * the secrets to a great cup of coffee * how alcohol in moderation can help prevent heart disease * the healing properties of herbal teas * quick and easy ways to thicke... View more info

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What Makes A Boomerang Come Back (How Things In Sports Work)

By: Blanding, Sharon L. / Monteleone, John J.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Longmeadow Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001476


001476: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "This is filled with fascinating facts about how things in nineteen different sports work. " These include interesting explanations of actions in: Baseball, Basketball, Bicycling, Billiards, The Boomerang, Bungee Jumping, Darts, Diving the Depths, Football, The Frisbee, Gliding, Golf, Karate, Sailing, Shooting, Skiing, Skydiving, Surfing, and Tennis. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 248 pag... View more info

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Geomorphology (A Systematic Analysis Of Late Cenozoic Landforms)

By: Bloom, Arthur L.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice Hall: 1991

Edition: Second Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 003411


003411: No Jacket as Issued. Binding is tight and pages are sharp cornered, unmarked, bright and tight. Corners of boards are slightly rubbed and spine is somewhat cocked. Books covers Constructional Processes and Constructional Landforms * Subaerial Destructional (Erosional) Processes and Erosional Landforms *(Climatic) Morphogenesis * Coastal Geomorphology. : 8.5 x 11.25 in.: 532 pages View more info

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Atomic Harvest (Hanford And The Lethal Toll Of America's Nuclear Arsenal)

By: D'Antonio, Michael

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003288


003288: Foreword by Stewart Udall. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "They said Hanford was safe. They lied. For forty years, as one reactor after another was built along Washington State's Columbia River, the federal government told area farmers that the sprawling top secret atom-bomb factory called Hanford was a good neighbor. Hanford, the largest nuclear site in the free world, helped America win the arms race. ": 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 304 page... View more info

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Sun And Earth: Scientific American Library Series

By: Friedman, Herbert

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Oxford, England / New York, New York, Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006972


006972: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. This book is number 15 of the Series. Content Chapters include: From Stonehenge to Skylab * Inside the Sun: Core to Surface * The Solar Atmosphere * An Inconstant Sun: Electromagnetic Radiation * An Inconstant Sun: Solar Particle Radiation * In Sear... View more info

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Mechanics And Machine Elements

By: I. C. S. Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010451


010451: "Prepared Especially For Home Study, Serial 1621, Edition 1, International Correspondence Schools." Contents consist of 73 Training Sections (covering Matter and Energy * Gravitation and Gravity * Motion and Velocity * Force * Work and Power * Friction * Levers * Pulleys * Pulley Blocks * and The Screw), followed by a 20-Question Examination. Booklet is a brown paper pamphlet with black lettering and a drawing of the entrance of a school building on the ... View more info

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Geometrical Drawing, Part 2 Only

By: I. C. S. Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010452


010452: "Prepared Especially For Home Study, Serial 93B, Edition 6, Part 2 Only - has pp. 49-122, International Correspondence Schools." Contents consist of 72 Training Sections (covering Geometrical Drawing Problems * Representation of Objects * Drawing Plate, Title: Projections I and II * Drawing Plate, Title: Conic Sections * Converting Decimals Into Common Fractions * Drawing Plate, Title: Intersections and Developments * Shade Lines). Booklet is a brown pa... View more info

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Electricity And Magnetism, Part 2

By: I. C. S. Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010453


010453: "Prepared Especially For Home Study, Serial 1622B, Edition 1, International Correspondence Schools." Contents consist of 66 Training Sections (covering Permanent Magnetism * Electromagnetism * Electric Calculations * Dielectric Circuits), followed by a 20-Question Examination. Booklet is a brown paper pamphlet with black lettering and a drawing of the entrance of a school building on the front cover, and the double-emblem of "Science Instructing Ind... View more info

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Powers And Roots

By: I. C. S. Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010454


010454: "Prepared Especially For Home Study, Serial 1980, Edition 1, International Correspondence Schools." Contents consist of 34 Training Sections (covering Involution, or Finding Powers of Numbers * Evolution, or Finding Roots of Numbers), followed by a 20-Question Examination. Booklet is a brown paper pamphlet with black lettering and a drawing of the entrance of a school building on the front cover, and the double-emblem of "Science Instructing Industry... View more info

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Mensuration

By: I. C. S. Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010455


010455: "Prepared Especially For Home Study, Serial 1981, Edition 1, International Correspondence Schools." Contents consist of 103 Training Sections (covering Lines, Surfaces, and Solids * Measurement of Lines and Areas * Areas of Plane Surfaces * Volumes of Solids * Calculations of Material, Weight, and Taper), followed by a 20-Question Examination. Booklet is a brown paper pamphlet with black lettering and a drawing of the entrance of a school building on the... View more info

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Fractions

By: I. C. S. Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010456


010456: "Prepared Especially For Home Study, Serial 1976, Edition 1, International Correspondence Schools." Contents consist of 39 Training Sections (covering Fundamental Processes * Processes Preparatory to Addition and Subtraction of Fractions * Multiplication of Fractions * Division of Fractions * Combined Processes), followed by a 20-Question Examination. Booklet is a brown paper pamphlet with black lettering and a drawing of the entrance of a school buildi... View more info

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Decimals

By: I. C. S. Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010457


010457: "Prepared Especially For Home Study, Serial 1977, Edition 1, International Correspondence Schools." Contents consist of 45 Training Sections (covering Fundamental Operations * Definitions, Numeration, and Notation * Addition of Decimals * Subtraction of Decimals * Multiplication of Decimals * Division of Decimals * Reduction of Fractions and Decimals * Decimal Currency * Per Cent, and Percentage * Accuracy of Calculations), followed by a 17-Question Exam... View more info

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Elements of Arithmetic

By: I. C. S. Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010458


010458: "Prepared Especially For Home Study, Serial 1975, Edition 1, International Correspondence Schools." Contents consist of 60 Training Sections (covering Fundamental Processes * Notation and Numeration * Addition * Subtraction * Multiplication * Division * Combinations of Arithmetical Operations * Simple Arithmetical Equations), followed by a 20-Question Examination. Booklet is a brown paper pamphlet with black lettering and a drawing of the entrance of a... View more info

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Weights And Measures

By: I. C. S. Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010459


010459: "Prepared Especially For Home Study, Serial 1978, Edition 1, International Correspondence Schools." Contents consist of 61 Training Sections (covering Denominate Numbers * English Measures * Measures of Extension * Measures of Capacity * Measures of Weight * Measures of Time * Measures of Currency * Measures of Arcs and Angles * Measures of Temperature * Metric Measures * Operations With Denominate Numbers * Reduction * Subtraction of Compound Numbers * ... View more info

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Ratio And Proportion

By: I. C. S. Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, International Textbook Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010460


010460: "Prepared Especially For Home Study, Serial 1979-2, Edition 1, International Correspondence Schools." Contents consist of 23 Training Sections (covering Simple Ratio * Simple Proportion * Unit Method), followed by a 16-Question Examination. Booklet is a brown paper pamphlet with black lettering and a drawing of the entrance of a school building on the front cover, and the double-emblem of "Science Instructing Industry" on the back cover. Covers... View more info

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Constructing The Universe: Scientific American Library Series

By: Layzer, David

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Oxford, England / New York, New York, Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1984

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006974


006974: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Content Chapters include: Cosmology and Scientific Truth * Aristarchus, Copernicus, and Kepler * Archimedes, Galileo, and Newton * Newton's Theory and the Astronomical Universe * Special Relativity * Einstein's Theory of Gravitation * Einstein's The... View more info

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Islands: Scientific American Library Series

By: Menard, H. W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oxford, England / New York, New York, Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006970


006970: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. This book is number 17 of the Series. Content Chapters include: Oceanic Islands of the World (Maps) * Finding Islands * Plate Tectonics and Islands * Distribution of Oceanic Volcanoes * Sea Level * Growth of Isolated Volcanic Islands * Islands Witho... View more info

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Man In A Chemical World : The Service Of Chemical Industry

By: Morrison, A. Cressy (Author) / Hixson, Arthur W. (Foreword By)

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012470


012470: No dustjacket in included. Dark Blue Board with gilt lettering and emblem have lightly rubbed corners and spine top/bottom. Copy has gift inscription (From Karl to Rosemary 8-18-39) at top of inside front board. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, except as indicated. Copy is First Printing indicated by letter "A" on copyright page. Includes beautiful full-color frontispiece plus many black and wh... View more info

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Mechanics Of Non-Homogeneous And Anisotropic Foundations: Foundations of Engineering Mechanics Series

By: Muravskii, B. Grigori (Author) / Krasovitski, Boris (Translator)

Price: $123.00

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Springer-Verlag: 2001

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007495


007495: No Jacket As Issued. BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This book contains new results in the area of statics and dynamics of heterogeneous and anisotropic foundations. The book is directed at engineers and scientists in the area of soil mechanics, soil-structures interaction, seismology and geophysics. Some characteristic features of the book are the construction of gene... View more info

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McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia Of Science & Technology

By: Parker, Sybil P. (Editor)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1985

Edition: Third Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 002486


002486: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. This is based on the 15-volume McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. The Concise Encyclopedia contains some 7,900 alphabetically arranged articles (300 new to this edition), with more than 1,600 photographs and line drawings, covered in 2,065 pages. An analytical index aids in locating information for topics that do not have their own entries. There are also 15 append... View more info

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Nuclear Condensed Matter Physics With Synchrotron Radiation (Basic Principles, Methodology And Applications): Springer Tracts in Modern Physics Series

By: Röhlsberger, Ralf

Price: $166.00

Publisher: Springer Science + Business Media: 2004

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007490


007490: No Jacket As Issued. BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the growing field of nuclear solid state physics with synchrotron radiation, a technique that is finding a number of unique applications in fields such as magnetism, surface science, and lattice dynamics. Due to the remarkable brilliance of modern synchrotron radiati... View more info

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Understanding Relativity (A Simplified Approach To Einstein's Theories)

By: Sartori, Leo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, University Of California Press: 2003

Edition: 1996 Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 006017


006017: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Nonspecialists with no prior knowledge of physics and only reasonable proficiency with algebra can now understand Einstein's special theory of relativity. Effectively diagrammed and with an emphasis on logical structure, Leo Sartori's rigorous but simple presentation will guide interested readers through concepts of relative time and relative space. Sartori covers general relativity and cosmology, but focuses on Einstein's theory.... View more info

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The Solar System - The Sun Planets And Life: Scientific American Library Series

By: Smoluchowski, Roman

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oxford, England / New York, New York, Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1983

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006977


006977: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has a very small worn spot on back. Content Chapters include: The Birth of the Sun * the Sun * The Formation of the Planets and Their Satellites * The Hottest Planets: Mercury and Venus * The Water Planets: Earth and Mars * The Giants: Ju... View more info

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The Discovery Of Subatomic Particles: Scientific American Library Series

By: Weinberg, Steven

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Oxford, England / New York, New York, Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1983

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006973


006973: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is complete but is lightly sun-faded overall. "An absorbing commentary on the discovery of the atom's constituents, this book provides a fascinating account of a sequence of key events in the physics of the twentieth century, leading ... View more info

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Wings Of The Dawn (A First - Person Eye - Witness Account Of The Evolution Of U.S. Air And Space Doctrine)

By: Wilson, Commander Eugene E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Palm Beach, Florida, Literary Investment Guild: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Store ID: 006039


006039: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dark Blue Boards (with gilt lettering and dolphin emblem) and content pages are clean (with exception of bookplate of "The Capt. A. Winfield Chaplin Library Collection" on front flyleaf), unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has cuts/chips along edges and spine is sun-faded. "A Study of the History of Societies and Civilizations to Discover a W... View more info