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Bird News: Vagrants and Visitors on a Peculiar Island , Laux, E. Vernon
1 Bird News: Vagrants and Visitors on a Peculiar Island  Laux, E. Vernon
1568581130 / 9781568581132 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1999 Four Walls Eight Windows. Rose sticker on 1st free endpaper. Superclean; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 216pp, B/W illustrations, endpaper maps, Bird List. Language: English. '...Laux writes with rare passion, knowledge and insight about birds, finely tuned biological marvels honed by millennia of evolving and surviving. Attractively designed and complemented by b/w photographs and sketches, this unusual book melds Laux's crisp essays with his Bird News columns for the Martha's Vineyard Gazette into an informal year-round log of birdwatching on Martha's Vineyard, the popular Massachusetts tourist spot and birders' island paradise....'--Publishers Weekly, 1999.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Deciphering the Cosmic Number: The Strange Friendship of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung, Miller, Arthur I.
2 Deciphering the Cosmic Number: The Strange Friendship of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung Miller, Arthur I.
0393065324 / 9780393065329 Like New. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket, published 2009 by W. W. Norton. Only light store shelfwear to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; unread. 336 pages; Index; Notes; Bibliography; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 'In 1932, the groundbreaking physicist Wolfgang Pauli met the famous psychoanalyst Carl Jung. Pauli was fascinated by the inner reaches of his own psyche and not afraid to dabble in the occult, while Jung looked to science for answers to the psychological questions that tormented him. Their rich friendship led them, in Jung's words, into the no-man's land between physics and the psychology of the unconscious . . . the most fascinating yet the darkest hunting ground of our times. Both were obsessed with the far-reaching significance of the number 137 -- a primal number that seemed to hint at the origins of the universe itself. Their quest to solve its enigma led them on a lifelong journey into the ancient secrets of alchemy, the work of Johannes Kepler, and the Chinese Book of Changes. This is the captivating story of an extraordinary and fruitful collaboration between two of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century.' -- from the publisher. Keywords: history of science, numerology, symbolism of numbers, physicist, mysticism. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Flattened Fauna: A Field Guide to Common Animals of Roads, Streets, and Highways  Knutson, Roger M.
0898151864 / 9780898151862 Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 8th printing 1987 Ten Speed Press. Light crease to spine; tiny creases to cover corners. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 88 pages; Index; Bibliography; black-and-white illustrations. Language: English. Note: This is NOT the revised edition. 'A classic field guide to the 36 most common species of roadside remains in North America. Includes descriptions and silhouetted illustrations of the top squashed avian, mammalian, reptilian, and amphibian species.'--from the publisher. Keywords: roadkill, road kill, wildlife, dead, North American, bird, reptile, mammal, snake, reptile, amphibian, natualist.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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General Instrument Corporation's Ultrasonics Division, General Instrument Corporation
4 General Instrument Corporation's Ultrasonics Division General Instrument Corporation
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover sales brochure with metal fasteners, published ca. 1964 by General Instrument Corporation, Woodbury, Connecticut. Laid in is a letter on GI company letterhead, dated 1964, from manager to prospective client. Average wear: light creases and rubbing to covers and corners. Great vintage reading/research copy. 16 unnumbered pages; black-and-white photos and diagrams. Language: English. Literature detailing ultrasonic cleaning systems manufactured by GI, featuring the Mk II console, rinser, and dryer. Prices NOT indicated. Keywords: ultrasound, technology, equipment, transducer, cavitation, contaminant, hospital, white room, lab, laboratory, technician, technical, cleaner, clean, cleanser, science, industry, industrial, sonic energy, transducer, sonar, magnetostrictive, electrostrictive, business, paper ephemera, retro, 1960s, Sixties, '60s. No ISBN. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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General Magnetic Corporation, General Magnetic Corp.
5 General Magnetic Corporation General Magnetic Corp.
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover booklet with stapled binding, published by General Magnetic Corporation, Detroit. Undated; circa 1960. Light wear: faint creases. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great vintage reading/research copy. 14 pages, including Glossary of Magnetic Terms, Characteristics Table of Permanent Magnets [Alnico and Genox], Alnico Curves, Genox Curves, contact information at branch offices. Language: English. Promotional brochure with brief overview of magnetic and physical information on the company's products. A subsidiary of the Muter Co. Keywords: magnetizing, demagnetization, manufacturer, business, metallic alloy, ceramic barium ferrite, engineering, industry, industrial, technical, specification, specs, paper ephemera, 1960s, Sixties, '60s. No ISBN. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Gould's Hummingbirds: A Book of Postcards, Academy of Natural Sciences (editor); Gould, John (illustrator)
6 Gould's Hummingbirds: A Book of Postcards Academy of Natural Sciences (editor); Gould, John (illustrator)
Pomegranate. 076493287X / 9780764932878 Paperback. Good. 
Softcover 1st printing published 2005 by Pomegranate. Wear to one page: the address side of the last postcard (of Panoplites jardini) has a faint beverage ring stain. All other cards are in fine, like-new condition; covers have light shelfwear. Contains 30 beautiful postcard reproductions from John Gould's ornithological masterpiece, A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Humming-birds (1849-1861). Language: English. Keywords: ornithology, horticulture, zoology, illustration. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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How to Talk Dinosaur with Your Child , Pearce, Q.L.
7 How to Talk Dinosaur with Your Child  Pearce, Q.L.
0929923480 / 9780929923482 New.  
Paperback. Brand-new softcover 1991 Lowell House. Superclean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight; unread. Gift-giving condition. 163pp, Index, a few B/W diagrams. Language: English. General dino background; ideas to explore with kids; answers to kids' frequently asked questions.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Industrial Periscopes for Remote Viewing, Kollmorgen Corporation
8 Industrial Periscopes for Remote Viewing Kollmorgen Corporation
Acceptable. 
Paperback. Softcover pamphlet / booklet with stapled binding, published 1963 by Kollmorgen Corporation, Northampton, Massachusetts. Bulletin 301. Front and back covers splitting at spine; now reinforced with archival tape. Age-tanning to paper. Clean and unmarked. 11 pages, with specs, fold-out schematic installation drawing, and price list for Wall Periscope Model 301 and accessories. Language: English. Keywords: optics, optical, instrument, science, scientific, paper ephemera, brochure, sales, commercial, trade, industry, business, MA, vintage, retro, 1960s, Sixties, '60s. No ISBN. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Irish Hedges , Nairn, Richard; O'Sullivan, Austin; McIntyre, James (illustrator)
9 Irish Hedges  Nairn, Richard; O'Sullivan, Austin; McIntyre, James (illustrator)
Good.  
Paperback. Softcover booklet with stapled binding, no date (ca. 1975), Folens and Co. Ltd., Dublin. Average wear. Clean and unmarked; no creases; pages bright; binding tight. 32pp; full-page color illustrations. Language: English. The Folens Environmental Library Series. History and description of Irish hedgerows; discusses plants, animals, insects, ecology, etc. Attractive, colorful artwork. Suitable for ages ca. 12-up. Uncommon title. Keywords: hedgerow, verge, Ireland, rural, landscape, hedging, boundary, boundaries, border, field, farm, countryside, wildlife, plants, ecosystem, conservation, ecology, Nain. No ISBN.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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Irish Sea Shells , Moriarty, Christopher; Shaw-Smith, Sally Ann (illustrator)
10 Irish Sea Shells  Moriarty, Christopher; Shaw-Smith, Sally Ann (illustrator)
Very Good.  
Paperback. Softcover booklet with stapled binding, no date (ca. 1975), Folens and Co. Ltd., Dublin. Clean and unmarked; no creases; pages bright; binding tight. Light wear. 32pp; full-page color illustrations. Language: English. The Folens Environmental Library Series. Describes the various Irish seashells and their animals. Attractive, colorful artwork. Suitable for ages ca. 12-up. Uncommon title. Keywords: Ireland, beach, beaches, ocean, shore, cockle, mussel, whelk, oyster, snail, shellfish, scallop. No ISBN.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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KING SOLOMON'S RING: New Light on Animal Ways , Lorenz, Konrad Z.
11 KING SOLOMON'S RING: New Light on Animal Ways  Lorenz, Konrad Z.
Very Good.  
Paperback. NY: Time Inc., 1962, softcover reprint, Time Reading Program Special Edition, 225pp, Index, B/W illustrations by author. Very Good condition: clean, unmarked, uncreased; pages bright; only a hint of wear. Foreword: Julian Huxley. Language: English (translated from the German by Marjorie Kerr Wilson). Author was a Nobel Prize recipient and is considered to be the father of ethology.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence, Moravec, Hans
12 Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence Moravec, Hans
0674576160 / 9780674576162 Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket published 1988 by Harvard University Press. Noticeable average wear to jacket: One page corner creased. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. 214 pages; Index; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 'Moravec convincingly argues that we are approaching a watershed in the history of life --a time when boundaries between biological and postbiological intelligence will begin to dissolve. Within 40 years, Moravec believes, we will achieve human equivalence in our machines, not only in their capacity to reason but also in their ability to perceive, interact with, and change their complex environment.'-- from jacket flap. Keywords: science, robotics, robots, roboticist, artificial intelligence. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Nuclear Illusion and Reality , Zuckerman, Solly Sir
13 Nuclear Illusion and Reality  Zuckerman, Solly Sir
0670518220 / 9780670518227 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1982 Viking. Clean, bright, unmarked. Jacket has rubbing; top spine is crumpled. 154pp, Index, References, Glossary. Language: English.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Science and Survival , Commoner, Barry
14 Science and Survival  Commoner, Barry
0670002127 / 9780670002122 Acceptable.  
Paperback. 7th printing paperback 1970 Viking. Intact; binding solid. BRACKETS and UNDERLINING sparsely throughout. Noticeable average wear; spine creased. Pages bright. Good reading / research copy. 150pp; Index; Notes. Language: English. 'An eminent scientist shows how dangerous flaws in the structure of science threaten our existence and suggests what might be done to avert the ultimate blunder'.-from front cover.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Outer Edge: Classic Investigations of the Paranormal, Nickell, Joe (editor); Karr, Barry (editor); Genoni, Tom (editor)
15 The Outer Edge: Classic Investigations of the Paranormal Nickell, Joe (editor); Karr, Barry (editor); Genoni, Tom (editor)
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 1996 by the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal. Only light shelfwear. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 134 pages. Introduction by Carl Sagan: 'The Burden of Skepticism'. Language: English. An introduction to the work of CSICOP, with 13 articles from its journal, the Skeptical Inquirer. Topics include Celestial Portents, Extraterrestrials, Fortunetelling, Visions of Death, Investigating Paranormal Claims. Keywords: skepticism, pseudoscience, superstition, astrology, moon, alien, UFO, MJ-12, hoax, cold reading, scam, near-death experience, firewalking, spontaneous combustion, Mill Creek Sasquatch, Columbus poltergeist. No ISBN. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Seventh Sense, Roberts, Kenneth
16 The Seventh Sense Roberts, Kenneth
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1953 Doubleday and Co. Heavy wear to jacket: edges chipped and crumpled; small rips; spine sun-faded. Several bottom page corners accidentally creased. Spine wiggles but is holding strong. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright. Great vintage reading / research copy. 337 pages; Index. Language: English. 'This illuminating sequel to Henry Gross and His Dowsing Rod is the amazing and diverting record of the year's activities of Water Unlimited, Inc., following that book's publication. ... [C]ites numerous examples of how dowsing has located water for organizations, for the military, for industry, for governments.... [Written] in the incomparable Roberts style--detailed, witty, and wonderfully readable.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: science, folklore, dowser, geology, hydrology. No ISBN. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Social Responsibility of the Scientist , Brown, Martin (editor)
17 The Social Responsibility of the Scientist  Brown, Martin (editor)
Very Good.  
Paperback. NY: The Free Press, 1971, softcover 1st printing, 282 pages, Bibliography. Language: English. Very Good condition: Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear to edges. Topics include: chemical and biological warfare, food additives, government funding, disease and social class, biological diversity, population growth, pesticides, world food supply, land misuse, nuclear radiation, more. Contributors: Spencer Klaw, Charles Schwartz, Owen Chamberlain, Serge Lang, J.B. Neilands, Marc Lappe, Joshua Lederberg, John Gofman, Arthur Tamplin, Thomas Brewer, Robert Stebbins, Barry Commoner, Danier Luten, Donald Dahlsten, Rodney Arkley, Robert Feeney, Paul Goodman. Keywords: ethics, ethical, humane, moral, physicist, mathematician, biochemist, microbiologist, geneticist, biophysicist, physician, zoologist, geographer. No ISBN.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 This Bright Land: A Personal View  Atkinson, Justin Brooks
0385033028 / 9780385033022 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1972 Doubleday. 2 library inkstamps on front free endpaper. Jacket edges chipped and crumpled. Average wear. 201pp, Index. Language: English.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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