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Image for American Judo Illustrated: Improved, Modern, Scientific Jiu-Jitsu, the Art of Hand-to-Hand Combat

American Judo Illustrated: Improved, Modern, Scientific Jiu-Jitsu, the Art of Hand-to-Hand Combat

By: Arthur Hobart Farrar

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Padell, No Date (c. WWII).: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1796

ISBN: B001KY2CO2

Condition: Good


B001KY2CO2 87 pages. Illustrated in black and white. "A manual of Kodokwan Judo, thoroughly modernized and particularly adapted for use in our Armed Forces." - from title page. Undated but appears to be circa 1945. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this great vintage guide which includes ads for similar nostalgic publications of the day. View more info

Image for Scientific American Magazine, Volume 153, Number 1, July 1935

Scientific American Magazine, Volume 153, Number 1, July 1935

By: Avery, Myron H.; Slawson, H.H.; Rhine, J.B.; Parlin, W.A.; deschin, Jacob; Russell, Henry Norris; Smith, Philip H.; Herrick, John; Muhleman, M.L.; Boone, Andrew R.; Hoskins, R.G.; Cleveland, Reginald M.; Roosevelt, Kermit

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Munn & Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G1359

Condition: Fair


56 pages. Features: Dr. John D. Strong; The Appalachian Trail; Detailed drawing of a newly designed lightship which will replace the ill-fated Nantucket; Surprising discoveries in the near east show that iron, glass, the arch, and bathrooms were in use far earlier than formerly supposed; Telepathy and Clairvoyance in a Trance Medium - an intensive series of tests conducted with a medium (Mrs. Eileen J. Garrett) and her spirit control showed the spirit to be no better as a telepathist than the medium; How bright is a lightning bug?; Various types of photographic exposure meters; Planets much l... View more info

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Gravity's Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe (Scientific American Library)

By: Begelman, Mitchell; Rees, Martin

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, W H Freeman & Co: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 135A7928

ISBN: 0716750740

Condition: Good


0716750740 246 pages. "The authors are probably the world's leading authorities on the astrophysics of black holes. In this clearly written book they explain how stars with masses a few times that of the Sun will inevitably collapse at the end of their life to form black holes." - Stephen Hawking. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Binding sound. A sturdy copy. View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, August 28, 1960

By: Berkner, L.V.; Streit, Peggy and Pierre; Samuelson, Paul A.; Furlong, William Barry; Hyman, Sidney; Canaday, John; Welles, Benjamin; Barrett, George

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1662

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: Are Space Probes Worth It? - L.V. Berkner argues yes; Drama of the Secretary-General of the U.N. (Dag Hammarskjold) in photos; No, it is Not Money Down the Drain - foreign aid is doing some good - two Asian students speak; It's Now Forty Pay-Later Billions - article about American consumer debt; Venus Wasn't a Shot-Putter - article on athletic women and their attractiveness to men; 'My Friends' (You Assorted Nitwits) - humorous dissection of election speeches; Of the 'Peaceable Kingdom' - Edward Hicks was America's greatest primitive painter; Francisco Franco Ponders - Wha... View more info

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Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford

By: Brown, Sanborn Conner

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, MIT Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815A1557

ISBN: 0262021382

Condition: Fair


0262021382 361 pages. Index. Reference notes. Black and white illustrations. Subject was "One of the most fascinating and complex men of his period (1753-1814). Soldier of fortune, spy, womanizer, autocrat, inventor, adventurer, an American expatriated to England who did his most productive scientific work in Munich and who died in France, a man devoted to relieving the suffering of the poor." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. Front free endpaper removed. Binding sound. View more info

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Between Two Ages: America's Role in the Technetronic Era

By: Brzezinski, Zbigniew

Price: $995.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238C5012

ISBN: 0670160415

Condition: Very Good


0670160415 334 pages including index. "The thrust of this challenging book is that America is the first society to move beyond the industrial age into the new "technetronic" era, and that this transition affects directly both our international and our domestic problems. Part 1 describes the impact of the scientific revolution on world affairs in general and on the Third World in particular, and exposes the ambiguous position of its principal disseminators, the US. Part 2 examines how this has effected the content, style, and format of man's political outlook on his global reali... View more info

Image for American Mercury Magazine, "To Bear Witness To The Truth", September (Sept.) 1961, Volume XCIII No. 451 - Greatest Subversive Plot in History / A Key to Communist Semantics

American Mercury Magazine, "To Bear Witness To The Truth", September (Sept.) 1961, Volume XCIII No. 451 - Greatest Subversive Plot in History / A Key to Communist Semantics

By: Canadian Intelligence Service; Bend, H. Katherine; Monsarrat, Alice E.; Bridges, Hon. Styles; Cvetic, Matt; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, U.S.A., Defenders of the Faith: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759H2241

Condition: Good


128 pages. Features: Greatest Subversive Plot in History - documented evidence of a malignant UNESCO plot against the future of this country's children and their children; Ruinous Public Debt - cannot exist for long with perpetual debt; Opposition to Law and Order - the ACLU and the establishment of Police Review Boards; America Exploited in the Name of Humanity; The Challenge of World Conflict - a reappraisal of America's future and manifest destiny; The American Dream; Oh! What a Night - prevent tossing and turning at night; Music - soothing, sedative, and savage - Science confirms certain m... View more info

Image for The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 36, No. 271; No. 5 - 1969:

The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 36, No. 271; No. 5 - 1969:

By: Collins, Don; Shepherd, Alex; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Boston, World Socialist Party: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531G3563

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: WSP (U.S.) Conference of 1969; The Kennedy Family Passion Play; That Reformer Fellow, President Nixon; That High Cost of Living; "Reparations" Vs. World Socialism; N.D.P. Shell Game - Ed Schreyer assumes leadership of the Manitoba N.D.P.; Historic Words Live Long After Tragedy - "Bill" Pritchard, one of eight men tried in connection with the famous Winnipeg general strike of 1919, speaks again; Those Halls of Montezuma - looking back on Aztec history, and myths which surround it; Marx and the American Civil War; Do Loose Lips Sink Ships? - fascinating artic... View more info

Image for American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 26 November, 1957 No. 11

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 26 November, 1957 No. 11

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531C6371

Condition: Fair


Features include: Scientific Method in Orchidology; Outstanding Cymbidiums in Australia - 1957; It's in the Bag; Book Review "Orchids for Everybody" by Lee Wickham; Cytogenetic Studies in the Genus Cymbidium: Pollen Formation in the Hybrids (Pt III); and Gravel Culture of Orchids. Average wear. Minor soiling due to water. Front cover soiled from water damage. A sound working copy. View more info

Image for American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 28 July, 1959 No. 7

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 28 July, 1959 No. 7

By: Dillon, Gordon W.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, The American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531C6379

Condition: Good


Features include: Vacationing with Orchids; Fiber Pots for Orchids; Arundina graminifolia, the Bamboo Orchid; Orchids - Nature's Masterpiece; A Washing Machine and Cymbidiums; The New Fir Bark Mixtures; Orchids as Pot Plants; Book Review "The Orchids: A Scientific Survey" by Dr. Carl L. Withner; Diary of Our First Greenhouse (Pt II); Growing Orchids in the Home (Pt III): A Porch is My Greenhouse; Collectors' Item: Two Handsome Ecuadorean Maxillarias; and Liquid Fertilizer for Orchids in Fir Bark. Light wear. Small notations in pen on Front/Back cover. A clean copy. View more info

Image for American Homes and Gardens Magazine, June 1908, Volume V, No. 6 - Residence of Henry M. Kneedler, Esq., Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania

American Homes and Gardens Magazine, June 1908, Volume V, No. 6 - Residence of Henry M. Kneedler, Esq., Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania

By: Ferree, B.; Willey, D.; Williams, W.; rexford, E.; Nichols, F.; Howes, B.; Whiteway, C.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, Munn & Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0837

Condition: Good


Pages 217-254 plus xx pages of great vintage ads. Many great black and white photos. Features: Notable American Homes - "Casa-del-Ponte," A Summer Home at Tokeneke Park, Rowayton, CT, designed by Slee and Bryson, architects, of Brooklyn, NY; Scientific Poultry Breeding - article with great photos of a large poultry farm at Aurora, NY; Residence of Henry M. Kneedler, Esq., Chestnut Hill, PA; The Rose as a Summer Bedder; The Garden of Winthrop Sargent, Esq., Fishkill-on-Hudson, NY; Residence of John M. Chapman, Esq., Rock Ledge Road, Montclair, NJ; Private Automobile Garages; "Rocks... View more info

Image for The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 37, No. 273; No. 1 - 1970 - The Message of Capital / The Black Panther Party

The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 37, No. 273; No. 1 - 1970 - The Message of Capital / The Black Panther Party

By: Harmo; Furey, C. Peter; Vrooman, Carl M.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Boston, World Socialist Party: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531G3570

Condition: Good


22 pages. Features: Alice in Italy; The "Free" Press; Atrocity by American Troops in Vietnam; Capital; The Black Panther Party; Bougainville Island - Warnings from Australia; Review of Ferdinand Lundberg's "The Rich and the Super Rich"; Drugs, Plasma and Profits; The Scientists Hear About Socialism; Response to Wayne S. Huff, of Victoria, B.C..; The Defrosting of Rip Van Blow. Average wear. Unmarked. Short taped repair to fore-edge of back cover, otherwise a sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 35, No. 261; No. 1 - 1968 - Devaluation and Workers

The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 35, No. 261; No. 1 - 1968 - Devaluation and Workers

By: Harmo; MacDonald, J.A.; Pritchard, W.A.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Boston, World Socialist Party: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531G3564

Condition: Fair


22 pages. Features: War on Poverty; Modern Olympics; Devaluation and the Workers; Resurgent Japan; ATHIESTS and athiests; American Politics; Introducing new radio series; Smog; "Studied" Poverty. Average wear. Unmarked. Please note: Half of back cover is missing, otherwise a sound vintage copy. View more info

The Universe of Galaxies

By: Hodge, Paul

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., W H Freeman & Co: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62608071

ISBN: 0716716763

Condition: Very Good


0716716763 113 pages including index. The nine selections in this book cover most of the exciting new developments in the astronomy of galaxies and also provide comprehensive coverage of the fundamental properties of galaxies. The first foru chapters survey the basic facts about normal galaxies, their structure, content, and some ideas regarding their evolution. Remaining chapters touch upon such objects as superclusters and voids, quasars, cosmic jets, and the violent tides between galaxies. Very light wear. Unmarked. Clossy colour covers. View more info

The OECD Cooperative Programme - Canadian Contribution: Summary Report - Scientific Series No. 131

By: Janus, Lorraine L.; Vollenwelder, Richard A.

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Burlington, ON, Environment Canada/National Water Research Institu: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16504349

ISBN: 0662119207

Condition: Good


0662119207 Multi-paginations. Approximately one inch thick. "The report presented here is the Canadian contribution to the OECD Cooperative Programme on Eutrophication... The present report completes the North American effort for the OECD Programme. Contents include: Introduction; Atlantic Region I; Quebec Region II; Ontario Shield Lakes Region III; Laurentian Great Lakes Region IV; Experimental Lakes Area V; Prairie Lakes Region VI; British Columbia Region VII; Recovery of Lakes; Discussion and Conclusions; General References; Appendices. Average wear. Binding sound. Contents clean ... View more info

Image for The Annals of The American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. XXXVII, No. 2, March 1911, Whole No. 123, "The Public Health Movement"

The Annals of The American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. XXXVII, No. 2, March 1911, Whole No. 123, "The Public Health Movement"

By: Johnson, Emory R.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The American Academy of Political and Social Science: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141A2299

Condition: Fair


334 pages. Papers include: Health Needs and Civic Action; Housing and Health; Scientific Research by the Public Health Service; The Census and the Public Health Movement; Sources of Information upon the Public Health Movement; Work of the Committee of One Hundred on National Health; Public Health Movement on the Pacific Coast; Protecting Public Health in Pennsylvania; Health Problems of the Indians; Health Problems of the Negroes; The Rural Health Movement; Sanitation in Rural Communities; Tropical Diseases and Health in the United States; The House Fly as a Carrier of Disease; The Mosquito C... View more info

Image for Scientific American Magazine, Volume 152, Number 3, March 1935 - Albert Einstein Cover

Scientific American Magazine, Volume 152, Number 3, March 1935 - Albert Einstein Cover

By: Kelly, A.R.; Page, C.W.; Swanson, Walter G.; Warren, Herbert O.; Russell, Henry Norris; Smith, Philip H.; Mayall, Margaret Walton; Mayall, R. Newton; Eisenstein, Victor W.; Peck, A.P.; Emerson, Dr. Haven; Deeschin, Jacob; et al

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, Munn & Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G1360

Condition: Fair


Iconic cover photo of Albert Einstein at blackboard proving the principle of Equivalence. 56 pages. Features: Exploring Prehistoric Georgia; Radio Facsimile (early fax machine development) - article with great photos; Building the World's Deepest-Water Bridge - connecting San Francisco and Oakland; Preserving rose bushes with paraffin for shipping; Nova Herculis recently discovered; Amazing growth in the packaging industry; Sundials and their construction - part IX - the principle and construction of the armillary sphere; The Oddest Thing About the Jews - Why Jews have some diseases more and... View more info

The Practical Pediatrician: The A to Z Guide to Your Child's Health, Behavior and Safety (Scientific American Books)

By: Markel, Howard; Oski, Frank A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, W H Freeman & Co: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 65408849

ISBN: 0716728966

Condition: Very Good


0716728966 364 pages including index. Addresses the first eight years of your child's life. "Gives comprehensive, in-depth advice to parents in areas they are deeply concerned about. Bravo!" - T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. Excellent unmarked copy with minimal wear. View more info

Image for Scientific American, December 1969, Volume  221 Number 6

Scientific American, December 1969, Volume 221 Number 6

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Scientific American: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0853

Condition: Good


152 pages. Features: Marihuana (Marijuana/Cannabis); New Methods for Approaching Absolute Zero; The Rise and Fall of Arabia Felix; The Mechanism of Photosynthesis; Dermatoglyphics; Measuring Earth Strains by Laser; How an Instinct is Learned; The Peculiar Distribution of First Digits; A New Year Greeting. Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Scientific American, November 1969, Volume  221 Number 5

Scientific American, November 1969, Volume 221 Number 5

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Scientific American: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0854

Condition: Good


168 pages. Features: Acute respiratory failure; Amorphous-semiconductor switching; Magnetic recording; Non-Euclidean Geometry before Euclid; The Origin of the Oceanic Ridges; The Receptor site for a Bacterial Virus; How Birds Sing. Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info