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1 A Dictionary of Practical Medicine Comprising General Pathology Vol. VI Copland, James; Lee, Charles A.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harper & Brothers 1848 Hard Copy Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
432 pages. Book is in Good condition - boards lightly scraped; spine heavily worn; staining on all end pages; light stains on some pages; tear on front fly leaf; hinge cracked. Full title of the book is "A Dictionary of Practical Medicine: Comprising General Pathology, The Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Morbid Structures, and the Disorders Especially Incidental to Climates, to the Sex, and to the Different Epochs of Life; with Numerous Prescriptions for the Medicines Recommended; A Classification of Diseases According to Pathological Principles, a Copious Bibliography, With References; and an Appendix of Approved Formulae: The Whole Forming a Library of Pathology and Practical Medicine, and a Digest of Medical Literature". By James Copland; edited, with additions, by Charles A. Lee. Volume VI, which contains the following entries: Palate; Palpitation; Pancreas; Paralysis; Parotid Gland; Pellagra; Pemphigus; Periosteum; Periotoneum; Pestilence; Pestilences; Phlegmasia Alba Dolens; Pityriasis; Pleura; Pleurodynia; Pneumathorax; Poisons. This is volume 18 of the Library of Practical Medicine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Drop By Drop: The Loctite Story 1953-1980 Grant, Ellsworth
Loctite Corporation 1983 Hard Copy Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Loctite Corporation, 1983. Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition: rubbing and some tiny chips on edges; small tear on front fold. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 Elements of Water Supply Engineering Waterman, Earle Lytton
New York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1934 Apparent 1st Edition Hard Copy Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
302 pages. 1934 edition. Book is in Good condition - handmade pocket on front fly leaf has a sticker saying "Property of F. C. Powers - Loaned to Engineering Dept. Library, Factory Insurance Ass'n. Hartford, Conn."; library marking on spine; prior owner's name in ink on front end page; edge wear and corner wear. From the Preface: "The book has been planned with the thought in mind that each topic should be idscussed in the order in which it wouldnaturally come in reviewing the development of a water works system. Thus requirements to be met, sources of supply, methods of transportation of water, methods of treatment, pumping, distribution systems, operation and amintenance, and methods of financing are taken up in logical order. The public water supply is followed from its source throughf the various structures and devices until it is delivered to the consumer." 
Price: 13.75 USD
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4 Galvani - Volta: A Controversy That Led to the Discovery of Useful Electricity Dibner, Bern
Norwalk, CT, U.S.A. Burndy Library 1952 Hard Copy Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Inscribed By Author
Burndy Library, Norwalk, CT, 1952. Inscribed by author on front free end page as follows: "For Lewis Gage who gave this study its face and format. [signed] Bern Dibner 5-II-52". Book is in Very Good condition: discoloration on spine; light edge wear; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean. No dust jacket. This hard copy edition consists of the paperback, including covers, bound into a hard copy, apparently by the publisher since the author inscribed the front free end page of the hard copy. The hard copy front board has the title in gilt, and the spine has the author and title in gilt. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Hygiene and Sanitation; a Text-Book for Nurses Price, George M., M.D.
Philadelphia Lea & Febiger 1936 Sixth Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
295 pages. 6th edition. "The Nurses Text Book Series". Chapter headings: Hygiene, Sanitation and Public Health Nursing; The Hygiene of Habitations; The Hygiene or Foods and Food Supply; Hygiene of Childhood; Hygiene of Occupations; Infectious Diseases and Their Prevention; Constitutional Diseases and Personal Hygiene. Book is in Very Good condition - has wear and some small stains on outside boards and fading on spine, prior owner's name written in ink on front end page. No dust jacket. Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 7.75 USD
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6 Paths to Otherwhere Hogan, James P. - 1ST EDITION SIGNED BY AUTHOR
New York, New York, U.S.A. Baen Books 1996 0671877100 / 9780671877101 First Edition/Stated First Printing Hard Copy Very Good Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Baen Books, New York, 1996. Signed by author on title page as follows: "With best wishes for your future. [signed] James P. Hogan, Pensicola, FL September 2002". 1st edition/stated 1st printing. Book is in Very Good condition: bumped on lower edge of front board near spine; bumped corners; discoloration on fore edge; binding is tight and pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition: light shelf wear; no chips or tears; not price-clipped. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7 Study of Transfer of Training From High School Subjects to Intelligence Wesman, Alexander G.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University 1945 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
82 pages. Soft bound. "Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Philosophy, Columbia University. Published with the approval of Professor Irving Lorge, sponsor." Chapter headings include: The Problem and Its Background; Procedure; Presentation of the Data, Interpretation of the Data, Summary and Conclusions, and Appendices (Determination of Language Test Scores, Determination of Text Reliabilities). Includes 16 tables. Book is in Very Good condition. Top and bottom of spine have tears and chips; covers have some marks and fading; crease on top corner of back cover, and tip torn off of lower corner on front cover and on upper corner of last two pages. Title page has author named as Alexander G. Wesman, but is covered with tape that reads "Alexander Gregory Wesman". A nice copy. Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 The Art of Dyeing in the History of Mankind Brunello, Franco
Venice, Italy Neri Pozza Editore 1973 First American Edition Hard Copy Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Neri Pozza Editore, Venizia, 1973. First American Edition. Book is in Near Fine condition: light edge wear; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition: slight edge wear; 3 tiny closed tears on edge. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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9 This is Our World Sears, Paul B.
Norman, OK, U.S.A. University of Oklahoma Press 1937 Stated 1st Edition Hard Copy Very Good+ Fair 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Sears, Paul B. Inscribed By Author
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1937. Inscribed by author to Brigadier General Roy Hoffman (who was commander of the 63rd Division in France during WW I and was awarded France's highest military honor) on the front free end page as follows: "To General & Mrs. Roy Hoffman with sincere good wishes Paul B. Sears Nov.1937". Stated 1st edition. Book is in Very Good+ condition: bumped corners; spine slightly cocked; tanning from age; binding is tight and pages are clean. Dust jacket is in Fair condition: tears and large chips missing on edges and folds; not price-clipped. From the dust jacket: "No book quite like this one has ever been written before. It introduces a majestic conception of life on this planet which must have a profound effect on our social,economic, and political thinking. Here, the idea of the culture pattern, a force of vast yet hitherto unseen operation, is applied to the study of man, living, developing, struggling toward a condition of happiness in the world which he knows. The culture pattern is the complex of natural and social forces which makes man what he is....For man is in and not above the vast symphony of nature of which he is a part. Let him disregard the implication of this in agricultture, and he will reap flood, soil erosion, and dust storms. If he take up trees without forethought enough to replant, his children will go without wood. The thougtless exploitation of oil reserves must have its inevitable consequence in the disappearance of one of our greatest natural resources....No facet of our modern life is omitted from this revolutionary book. The implications of his theme for politics, economic activity, and social stratification reveal the completeness with which the author has applied himself to a brilliant and unique approach to living." 
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10 What Is Emotion? History, Measures, and Meanings Kagan, Jerome
New Haven, CT, USA Yale University Press 2007 0300124740 / 9780300124743 First Edition/First Printing Hard Copy New New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Yale University Press, New Haven, 2007. 1st edition/1st printing. Book is New: light bump on edge and corners of rear board; not a remainder. From the publisher: "In this sophisticated overview of human emotions, a widely respected psychologist and author addresses the ambiguities and embraces the controversies that surround this intriguing subject. An insightful and lucid thinker, Jerome Kagan examines what exactly we do know about emotions, which popular assumptions about emotions are incorrect, and how scientific study must proceed if we are to uncover the answers to persistent and evasive questions about emotions. Integrating the findings of anthropological, psychological, and biological studies in his wide-ranging discussion, Kagan explores the evidence for great variation in the frequency and intensity of emotion among different cultures. He also discusses variations among individuals within the same culture and the influences of gender, class, ethnicity, and temperament on a person’s emotional patina. In his closing chapter, the author proposes that three sources of evidence -- verbal descriptions of feelings, behaviors, and measures of brain states -- provide legitimate but different definitions of emotion. Translating data from one of these sources to another may not be possible, Kagan warns, and those who study emotions must accept -- at least for now -- that their understanding is limited to and by the domain of their information." 
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11 World on Fire: Saving an Endangered Earth Mitchell, George J. - FIRST PRINTING INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1991 0684192314 / 9780684192314 1st Printing Hard Copy Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Inscribed By Author
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1991. 1st Printing. Inscribed by author on front fly leaf as follows: "To Catherine and John Connolly [or Connally] With Best Wishes George Mitchell". Book is in Near Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition - a 1/2" tear on edge at fold; light creasing at edge. From the dust jacket: "Senate Majority Leader Goerge Mitchell, Democrat of Maine, the man responsibile for the current Clean Air Act and for most of America's recent environmental catastrophes perpetrated by what he calls the contemporary 'Four Horsement of the Apocalypse': the greenhouse effect created by the burning of fissil fuels; acid rain; the startling rifts in the stratosphere's protective ozone layer; and the wholesale destruction of the rain forests....After clarifying how we have arrived at the threshold of the 'greenhouse century' he analyzes how the assaults on the earth's life-support systems must be thwarted nationally and internationally. His plan constitutes a scientifica dn political guide to saving the planet that, in its concrete detaila dn clear mastery of the subject make 'Word on Fire' engaging as well as mandatory reading." 
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