Levine, Jack. New York: Maecenas Press/Random House, 1970. Folio. First Edition. Stunning folio set of drawings with text by James A. Michener and lithographs and woodcuts by Jack Levine enclosed in a silk covered clamshell box with a large belt-like closure on the front cover. Box has light age toning that is not evident until the belt closure is unclasped and the slightyl lighter original cover underneath is revealed. Michener's text and the four individual lithographs on Rives paper are encased in a folio matching the clamshell box with the same belted closure. The fifty-four watercolors, gouaches and drawings from Levine's sketchbook are printed on Ingres paper and are encased in a black leather folio. The Prospectus for this edition laid in the clamshell box.....
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London: Taylor and Francis, 1910. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. viii, 924 pp. 8vo. 13 Plates. Rebound in an exquisite three quarter leather binding with brown leather spine with four raised bands, gold embossed titling on black leather patch titles, marbled paper insets to cover boards. Only indication of ex-library status is a small red ink stamp on verso of title page and verso of last folding plate. Very clean within.
Robert Millikan (1868-1953), in his first "balanced droplet" experiment using water (before his use of oil), provided the first definitive proof that electric charge is made up of elementary indivisible quantities, and that the charge is not a statistically averaged quantity. From his experiment, the value of e, the electron charge, could be readily.....
Minneapolis, MN: The Physical Review, 1926. Hardcover. First Edition. v, 843 pp. 8vo. Black cloth spine with gold titling to spine, call number in small round label at base, marbled boards. Ex-library sticker on title page as well as perforated library identification stamp. Interior quite clean.
First two (of 3) papers by Millikan in which he conclusively demonstrated that cosmic rays come from outside the solar system. See our inventory #27408 for the third article in the series. Very Good.
Sarg, Tony. New York: Greenberg, Publisher, 1930. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Unpag. 4to. Dust jacket has light chipping at the edges, minor soiling, sunning to spine, now in mylar cover. The story of two little dolls, Annabel and Frances. Extremely, crisp and vibrant illustrations within. Fine / Very Good.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xiv, 400  pp. 8vo. Clean, crisp copy. Brand new. Inscribed by the author on the title page.
Memoir of from United States Senator from Maine, Senate Majority Leader, and Special Envoy to Northern Ireland and the Middle East. Fine / fine.
New York: Sears Publishing Company, 1932. Hardcover. First Edition. Second Printing. viii, 305 pp. 8vo. Bright orange covers with very light darkening to spine, bumping to corners and light scuffing. Oddly, publisher printed on base of spine, Dodd, Mead & Company, is not the same as Sears Publishing Company printed on title page. Nevertheless, a scarce volume. Very Good.
College Park, MD: The American Physical Society, 1998. Wraps. First Edition. 4533-4783,  pp. 4to. Green paper wraps, clean and crisp within.
Paper describes the use of an atomic force microscope to provide the first accurate measurement of the Casimir Force (to within 1% of predicted value). Fine.
Minneapolis, MN: The Physical Review, 1927. Hardcover. First Edition. v, 950 pp. 8vo. Black cloth spine with gold titling to spine, call number in small round label at base, marbled boards. Ex-library sticker on title page as well as perforated library identification stamp. Interior quite clean.
Mullikan develops Hund's molecular orbital theory into a useful model for which he receives the 1966 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Very Good.
London: Privately Printed, 1904. Quarter Leather. First Edition. Unpaginated. Folio. Some 150 artists are represented from the schools of Giotto, Pollajuolo, Florentine 15th Century, Perugino, Lombard School 15th Century, Parmigiano, North Italian, Venetian School 18th Century, Rembrandt, the Dutch School, Flemish School, Early German, and more. Black & white and sepia-tone illustrations with no foxing. Green cloth cover has fine dark brown leather on corners and spine, set off with gilt rules. Spine has five raised bands with gilt rules and boxes. Gilt title reads "Murray Collection of Drawings 1905." There is a trace of shelfwear on back of spine at bands and upper and lower ends. Corners very lightly bumped, and light wear shows on bottom edge. Endpapers are glossy marbled paper in shades.....
Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 2006. Spiral Bound. First Edition. , 291,  pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with black wire spiral binding and clear plastic covers.
Manzanar National Historic Site was designated on March 3, 1992, to mark the location of Owens Valley Reception Center which opened on June 1, 1942, with the internment of 9,666 Japanese Americans. The site was one of many in the United States created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 which resulted in the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans over the course of World War II. The site was transferred to the the National Park Service in 1997 by the City of Los Angeles, this report details opportunities for further development and interpretation of the.....
London: Allen Lane, 1977/1981. Hard Cover. First Edition. Both Volumes are First Printings. 319, 400 pp. 8vo. Volume I: Slight blurring of gold printed titling on dust jacket, small stain at lower right corner of front panel, price clipped, clean within. Volume II: Purple dust jacket that has sunned to pink at edges and spine. Clean and crisp within. Both covers encased in mylar. Very Good / Very Good.
London: Royal Society of London, 1850. Hardcover. First Edition. vii, -844, 13 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
William Parson's (1800-1867) paper first identifies the spiral nebulae. See also our #27509 by Parsons, credited as Lord Oxmantown, in his 1840 article "An Account of Experiments on the Reflecting Telescope" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 130 for the Year 1840 Part II, pp. 503-527), which provided the technology enabling him to identify the spiral nebulae. Very Good.
Sea Cliff, NY: The Absolute Sound, 1973-2005. Wraps. First Edition. 147 issues, missing #5, 133, 140, & 144. Issues progressed over time from stapled 8vo size to its fourth size iteration in 1999 as a standard magazine 4to. This run of 147 issues is in Very Good to Fine condition overall with a few tears to issues here and there are losses to the front of issue #56 and rear of issue #57, as well as the front of that same issue and rear of issue #58 where they stuck together in storage. Issue #151 has a permanent "Courtesy of..." sticker on the front cover. Interiors clean and crisp. Will require additional postage due to weight of set.
The premiere magazine for audiophiles, still in.....
n.d. Wraps. As. 23 pp. 8vo. Muted yellow wraps with illustration of San Jose de Tumacacori on cover. Minor scuffing from shelf wear. Clean within and illustrated with numerous black & white photographs.
President Theodore Roosevelt designated Mission of San Jose de Tumacácori a National Monument in 1908, in 1990 it became part of the newly established Tumacácori National Historical Park. Likely dates to the 1930s, Frank Pinkley died in 1940. Very Good.
London: Royal Society of London, 1885. Hardcover. First Edition. ix, , 506 pp. 8vo. Green cloth bindings with burgundy title patch and gold titling to spine of each volume, call number handwritten in white ink at base of each spine. Wear and scuffing to both from library use. Ex-library with bookplate and library stamp on title page of each volume, some library stamps within. Numerous plates illustrate articles.
William Henry Preece (1834–1913) confirmed Thomas Edison's experiments demonstrating thermionic emission and coined the term, "Edison effect." Very Good.
London: Harrison & Sons, 1885. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. ix, , 506, xl pp. 8vo. Black leather spine with five raised bands, green leather patch title with gold embossed titling, library call number in white ink at base, marbled paper insets to boards. Ex-Library bookplate on front pastedown. Very clean within.
William Henry Preece (1834–1913), confirmed Thomas Edison's experiments demonstrating thermionic emission, and coined the term "Edison Effect." Very Good.
London: J. Johnson, 1775. Full Leather. Second Edition. xxiii, , 324,  pp. 8vo. Recent full leather binding in 18th century style. Brown leather with five raised bands at spine, burgundy patch title with gold lettering. Light age toning to interior. Previous owner's name in ink and dated 1777 on title page, second small ownership signature on third page with date 1902. Underlining in faded blue ink on pages 133, 178, & 179. Very clean overall. Two folding plates illustrating the apparatus used in the experiments, one tipped in opposite title page, second at end of Appendix at rear.
The first volume in Priestley's three volume work on the study of gases. This volume expands upon his observations reported in Volume 62 (1772) of the.....
San Francisco, CA: The Arion Press, 2002. Wraps. First Edition. Unpag. 4to. Blue paper wraps, pamphlet sewn at spine. A Keepsake produced in an edition of 400 copies sent to Arion Press subscribers and friends. Laid in is the cover letter from publisher Andrew Hoyem that accompanied the pamphlet. Fine.
College Park, MD: The American Physical Society, 2000. Wraps. First Edition. 3215-3505, 5029-5238,  pp. 4to. Green paper wraps with some scuffing, ex-library with library stamp on front cover of each volume, small tear at base of spine of second volume. Clean and crisp within.
Precision spectroscopy is the measurement of the spectrum of atoms and molecules using lasers. American physicist John Lewis “Jan” Hall (born 1934) and German physicist Theodor Wolfgang Hänsch (born 1941) were co-developers of the “frequency comb technique,” a method for fine-tuning laser outputs to measure spectrum frequencies with great precision. Hall and Hansch shared one half of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics “for contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, including the optical frequency comb technique,” which is.....