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Adventures of a Chemist Collector.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1995). First edition.
Octavo, black boards, pp. 288; profusely illustrated. Memoirs of the chemist, art collector, and benefactor to Queen's University and elsewhere. Inscribed by the author. Slight foxing to top page edge, else about fine in dust jacket.
$25.00 Book Number: 20177 Order / Enquire
BERRY, Adrian. Editor.
Harrap's Book of Scientific Anecdotes.
London: Harrap, (1989). First edition.
Octavo, red boards, pp. 239; illustrated. Near fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 11266 Order / Enquire
BRASHEAR, John A.; Scaife, W. Lucien (Editor).
John A. Brashear. The Autobiography of a Man Who Loved the Stars.
New York: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1924. First edition.
23.5 cm x 16 cm, green cloth, top edge gilt, pp. xxii, 262; frontispiece portrait. With the bookplate of Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington, the pioneer of solar radio astronomy in Canada. Another ownership signature on endpaper, light fading along top edge of upper board. small scuff on spine, light rubbing to extremities. A near fine copy, no dust jacket. [Oversize*]
$85.00 Book Number: 11900 Order / Enquire
Raphael Pumpelly. Gentleman Geologist of the Gilded Age (History of American Science & Technology Series).
Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, (1994). First edition.
Near fine in dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 13582 Order / Enquire
EBERTIN, Reinhold. Translated by Dr. Alfred G. Rossedale.
The Combination of Stellar Influences.
(Wurttemberg): Ebertin - Verlag Aalen, (1960).
28.5 cm x 21 cm, rebound in white cloth with original card covers bound in, pp. 215, (1) publisher's ads; one small tipped in plate. With the bookplate of Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington, the pioneer of solar radio astronomy in Canada. Ebertin's name underlined in pen on first page of text, otherwise very good. [Oversize*]
$40.00 Book Number: 11889 Order / Enquire
FABREGA, Horacio, Jr.
Evolution of Sickness & Healing.
Berkeley: University of California Press, (1997). First edition.
Octavo, green boards backed in black cloth, pp. xv, 364. Near fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 10021 Order / Enquire
GEIGER, Hugh Douglas.
A Study of the Accuracy of Data from a Set of Gough-Reitzel Magnetic Variometers.
Kingston: Queen's Universirty, 1989.
Quarto, library-style cloth, pp. xii, 198; diagrams throughout. A thesis submitted to the Department of Geological Sciences." Fine. May require extra postage.
$55.00 Book Number: 14357 Order / Enquire
The Bone Museum : Travels in the Lost World of Dinosaurs and Birds.
(Toronto): Viking, (2000). First edition.
23.5 cm x 16.2 cm, slate grey boards, pp. [ix], 291. Signed by Grady. Science writer Wayne Grady accompanies paleontologist Phil Currie to major dinosaur digs. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 11779 Order / Enquire
HEISENBERG, W. Translated by T.H. Johnson.
New York: Dover Publications, 1946. First American edition.
24 cm x 16.5 cm, green cloth, pp. [v], 192; illustrated with diagrams. Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington's copy with his signature and notes on the front pastedown endpaper. Covington was the pioneer of solar radio astronomy in Canada. Covington has tipped three related photostats onto the endpapers. Faint stain to upper board, spine is dull with gilt perishing, else very good. No dust jacket.
$55.00 Book Number: 11970 Order / Enquire
Exploring the Sun. Solar Science Since Galileo (New Series in NASA History)
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, (1991). First edition.
24 cm x 16.5 cm, beige cloth, pp. xv, 370; illustrated. Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington's copy with his brief notes on the front endpaper. Covington was the pioneer of solar radio astronomy in Canada. Also with a small sheet of his notes and some paper ephemera laid in. Near fine in dust jacket, with a tiny crease to the front flap, and sunning to the spine.
$40.00 Book Number: 11968 Order / Enquire
JONES, Bernard E. (Editor); Revisions by A.H. Avery.
Electric Accumulators. A Practical Guide to their Construction and Management.
London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1922). "New and Revised Edition".
Aprroximately 18 cm x 12.5 cm, illustrated wrappers, pp. 152; illustrated with 57 diagrams and renderings. A volume in Cassell's "Work" Handbooks. Cover pictures a dapper 1920's electrician examining a device. Previous owner's name on title page, neat repairs to spine ends, else very good.
$16.50 Book Number: 13626 Order / Enquire
KAPITSA, Peter. [Peter Kapitza]. Collected, Translated, and Annotated with an Introduction by Albert Parry.
Peter Kapitsa on Life and Science. Addresses and Essays.
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1968). First edition.
24 cm x 16 cm, indigo cloth, pp. xxiii, 255. Collected writings by the great Soviet atomic physicist, Pyotr Leonidovick Kapitsa. With the bookplate of Arthur E. Covington, distinguished Canadian astro-physicist, and the originator of radio astronomy in Canada. With a few brief notes in Covington's hand on the front free endpaper. Ink remainder dot on bottom page edge, else near fine in dust jacket.
$35.00 Book Number: 11814 Order / Enquire
(KAPITZA, Peter). Badash, Lawrence.
Kapitza, Rutherford, and the Kremlin.
New Haven: Yale University Press, (1985). First edition.
21.5 cm x 14.5 cm, light brown cloth, pp. xi, 129. Soviet atomic physicist, Pyotr Leonidovick Kapitsa, spent several years in Britain as a valued colleague of Ernest Rutherford. This copy with a typed slip of paper which reads: "On Permanent Loan to the library of Arthur E. Covington". Covington was a distinguished astro-physicist, and the originator of radio astronomy in Canada. Also with a few brief notes regarding another publication in Covington's hand, tipped to the endpaper, and a few more sparse notations on the rear free endpaper. A fine copy in dust jacket.
$40.00 Book Number: 11816 Order / Enquire
KAPP, Reginald O.
Towards a Unified Cosmology.
New York: Basic Books, (1960). First edition.
23 cm x 15.5 cm, original grey-blue cloth, pp. 303. With the bookplate of Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington, the pioneer of solar radio astronomy in Canada. A fine copy in dust jacket.
$40.00 Book Number: 11893 Order / Enquire
KING, Lester C.
South African Scenery. A Textbook of Geomorphology.
Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, (1963). Third edition - revised.
Octavo, maroon cloth, pp. xxv, 308; illustrated. A very good copy in a price-clipped dust jacket (small edge chips & tears]
$22.00 Book Number: 13675 Order / Enquire