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1 Anonymous (editor) (C. F. Powell; V. A. Hughes; S. Keith Runcorn; B.J. Mason; A. R. Ubbelohde; C. E. H. Bawn; P. D. Cooper; Sir Hans Krebs; G. P. Wells; D. M. Ross; Eric J. Denton; A. D. Blest; Grey Walter; R. T. Wilkinson; D. E. Broadbent) FRONTIERS OF KNOWLEDGE
England Modern World - British Information Services 1964 First Printing Paperback Very Good 12mo 
122 pp. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. This collection of essays contains: The Origin of Cosmic Radiation: The Name of the Problem; The Composition of Primary Radiation; Super Novae as a Source of Cosmic Rays; How Cosmic Rays Acquire Their Great Strength by Prof. C. F. Powell; How Rough Is the Moon by V. A. Hughes; Why the Continents Move by Prof. S. Keith Runcorn; The Generation of Electricity in Thuderstorms and the Origin of Lightning by Prof B. J. Mason; Why Solids Melt by Prof. A. R. Ubbelohde; Towards High Temperatures in Research by Prof. A. R. Ubbelohde; Man-made Conductors of Electricity by Prof. A. R. Ubbelohde; The Coming of Modern Plastics by Prof. C. E. H. Bawn; How to Classify at the Borderline of Life by Dr P. D. Cooper; How Living Organisms Regulate Their Metabolism by Prof. Sir Hans Krebs; Biological Clocks by Prof. G. P. Wells; The Slow Life of the Sea by Dr D. M. Ross; Vision in Deep Sea Fish and Squid by Dr Eric J. Denton; Bees Moths and Memory by Dr A. D. Blest; Mind Matter and Machines by Dr Grey Walter; How Much Sleep Do We Need by Dr R. T. Wilkinson; On Making Up Your Mind by D. E. Broadbent; How the Eyes Deceive by Richard L. Gregory; and What Gives the Salt Its Savour by Prof G. M. Wyburn. 
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2 Asimov, Isaac LIFE AND TIME
New York Avon Books 1979 0380479443 / 9780380479443 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Dean Ellis; 
(xiii) 273 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a crease on the spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Dean Ellis. This essay collection contains: Introduction; Life; The March of the Phyla; Beyond the Phyla; The Gift of the Plants; The Brain Explosion; Man the Overbalancer; The Myth of Less Than All; The Flaming God; Before Bacteria; The Face of the Moon; The Discovery of Argon; Water; Salt; Earth Shrugs Its Shoulders; Forget Me Not; You Are a Catalog; The Gene Scene; Technology and Communication; One to One; Farewell to Youth; Moving About; The Ultimate Speed Limit; The Coming Decades in Agriculture; An Open Letter to the President; Space and the Law; and A Choice of Catastrophes; followed by an Afterword. 
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3 Asimov, Isaac (introductions by George W. Beadle) THE INTELLIGENT MAN'S GUIDE TO THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES - with - THE INTELLIGENT MAN'S GUIDE TO THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
New York Pocket Books 1964 First Paperback Printings Paperback Very Good 
(xii, xii) 400, 402 pp. Pocket Books 95004 and 95005. Both books have light edge and corner wear with uncreased spines; previous owner's name on the front endpaper of Biological. Both books are illustrated with black and white plates and Biological has a fold-out ad for "Great Books." The Contents are: Physical Sciences: Introduction by George W. Beadle; What Is Science; The Universe; The Earth; The Atmosphere; The Elements; The Particles; The Waves; The Machine; The Reactor; and Appendix: Mathematics in Science; followed by an index. Biological Sciences: Introduction by George W. Beadle; What Is Science; The Molecule; The Proteins; The Cell; The Microorganism; The Body; The Species; The Mind; and Appendix: Mathematics in Science; followed by an index. 
Price: 19.75 CDN
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4 Bardi, Jason Socrates THE CALCULUS WARS - Newton, Leibniz and the Greatest Mathematical Clash of All Time
New York Thunder's Mouth Press 2006 1560257067 / 9781560257066 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(viii) 277 pp. Quarter-bound in red on gold boards; lettered in black on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; For Once It's Safe to Dream in Color - 1704; The Children of the Wars 1642 - 1664; The Trouble with Hooke 1664 - 1672; The Affair of the Eyebrow 1666 - 1673; Farewell and Think Kindly of Me 1673 - 1677; The Beginning of the Sublime Geometry 1678 - 1687; The Beautiful and the Damned 1687 - 1691; The Shortest Possible Descent 1690 - 1696; Newton's Apes 1696 - 1708; The Burden of Proof 1708 - 1712; The Flaws of Motion 1713 - 1716; and Purged of Ambiguity 1716 - 1728; followed by: Epilogue; Bibliographical Essay; Bibliography; and an index. 
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5 Bernhard, Hubert J.; Bennett, Dorothy A.; Rice, Hugh S. NEW HANDBOOK OF THE HEAVENS
New York Mentor Books - New American Library 1950 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 
(ix) 240 pp. First Thus - Mentor Book M52. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; some darkening in the text block; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates, diagrams, drawings and charts. The Chapters are: Introduction to the Heavens; Stars Around the Poles; Autumn and Winter Stars; Spring and Summer Skies; Stars of the Southern Sky; The Planets; The Moon; The Sun; The Comets; The Meteors - with a list of the best nights for observation; The Asteroids; Double and Multiple Stars - with a list of selected objects; Variable Stars - with a list of typical variables; Star Clusters and Nebulae - with a list of selected objects; Rainbows Auroras and Other Wonders; Units of the Universe; Solar Time; The Art of Navigation; and Use of the Telescope; followed by Appendices: One: Greek Alphabet; Two: Table of Faintest Magnitude and Resolving Power; Three: The Constellations; Four: Planetary Data; Five: Messier Objects; Six: Brightest Stars; and Seven: Eclipses; along with a glossary and an index. 
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6 Burlingame, Roger SCIENTISTS BEHIND THE INVENTORS
New York Avon Books 1960 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
128 pp. Avon Book F-113. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Greatest Mystery Story; Behind the Steam Engine; Evangelist of Science; Magnets for Inventors; Behind the Doctors; Scientist Behind Himself; The New Alchemy; and E-mc2; followed by a bibliography and an index. 
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7 Clarke, Arthur C. THE PROMISE OF SPACE
New York Harper and Row Publishers 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xxi) 325 pp. Black cloth with a small silver pictorial on the front panel; decorated in silver and copper on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; book plate on the front free endpaper; no other interior markings. The Chapters are: Beginnings: Imaginary Voyages; From Fantasy to Science; Nothing to Push Against; Power for Space; Escape from Earth; Other Orbits Other Moons; The Price of Speed. Around the Earth: Moonrise in the West; Opening Skies; First Harvest; Man in Orbit; Islands in the Sky. Around the Moon: Voyagers to the Moon; The Birth of Apollo; The Vehicle; The Mission; The Moon; The Uses of the Moon; The Lunar Colony. Around the Sun: The Trillion-Mile Whirlpool; Paths to the Planets; Children of the Sun; The Outer Giants; The Commerce of the Heavens; Tomorrow's Worlds. Around the Universe: Other Suns Than Ours; Across the Abyss; To the Stars; Where's Everybody; and Concerning Means and Ends; followed by an index. 
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8 Clarke, Arthur C. (introduction by Wernher von Braun) THE CHALLENGE OF THE SEA
New York Dell Mayflower 1966 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good Adams; 
190 pp. Dell Mayflower book 1159. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Adams. The Chapters are: The World of Water; The Shape of the Sea; Men Among Fish; Ships of Tomorrow; Voices from the Deep; The Floating Prairie; The Harvest of the Sea; The Last Roundup; Wealth from the Waves; Monsters of the Night; The Book of the Past; and The Submarine Playground. 
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9 Clarke, Arthur C. (introduction by Wernher von Braun) THE CHALLENGE OF THE SEA
New York Dell Mayflower 1968 Second Printing Paperback Very Good Adams; 
190 pp. Edge and corner wear with a crease on the front hinge and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Adams. The Chapters are: The World of Water; The Shape of the Sea; Men Among Fish; Ships of Tomorrow; Voices from the Deep; The Floating Prairie; The Harvest of the Sea; The Last Roundup; Wealth from the Waves; Monsters of the Night; The Book of the Past; and The Submarine Playground. 
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10 Dake, H. C. (editor) THE MINERALOGIST - Volume 3, number 7 - July 1935
United States F. S. Young 1935 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
32 pp. Staple-bound in diigest format. Light wear on the corners with a few nicks and chips around the edges; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This issue contains: 3000 Mile Safari Ends at Reno; Origin of Silica; Copper Mineral Fossils; Electrical Prospecting; Optics and Gems; Tin Near Spokane; History Crystallography; Largest Earth Dam; By Products Outvalue Results; and Pick and Hammer; along with all the usual features. 
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11 Dake, H. C. (editor) THE MINERALOGIST - Volume 5, number 11 - November 1937
Portland, Oregon F. S. Young 1937 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
32 pp. Staple-bound in diigest format. Light wear on the corners with a few nicks on the edges; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This issue contains: The Early Story of Borax - part three of three by John H. Esselink; Selection of Aggregates for Portland Cement Contrete by Allen Nicol; Unique Archaeological Exhibit: Dickson Mound Illinois by Ben Hur Wilson; The Use of Polarizing Microscope: Part Three: The Morphology of Crystals by Wayne A. Fox; The Why of Flourescence by E. B. Knerr; New Find - Agate Filled Nodules - Berkley California; Prehistoric Lumber; Argon Bulb for Field Use by R. M. Brittsan; and Specific Gravity Balance by J. G. Ennes; along with all the usual features. 
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12 Duncan, David Ewing THE CALENDAR - The 5000-year Struggle to Align the Clock and the Heavens - and What Happened to the Missing Ten Days
London Fourth Estate 1999 1857029798 / 9781857029796 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 12mo Andy Bridge; 
(xviii) 360 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Andy Bridge. The Contents are: A Net Cast Over Time; A Chronology of Events; A Lone Genius Proclaims the Truth About Time; Luna: Temptress of Time; Caesar Embraces the Sun; A Flaming Cross of Gold; Time Stands Still; Monks Dream While Counting on Their Fingers; Charlemagne's Sandglass; The Strange Journey of 365.242199; From the House of Wisdom to Darkest Europe; Latinorum Penuria - The Poverty of the Latins; The Battle Over Time; From the Black Death to Copernicus; Solving the Riddle of Time; Ten Days Lost For Ever; and Living on Atomic Time; followed by an index. 
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13 Earle, Kenneth W. THE GEOLOGICAL MAP
London Methuen 1965 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
(vii) 96 pp. Gray boards lettered in orange on the front panel and spine; illustrated with 41 line drawings. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introductory; On Outcrops; On Unconformities; On Folds; On Faults; On the Formation of Inliers and Outliers; On Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks; On Geological Map Reading and Section Drawing; and Descriptions of Representative Published Geological Maps; followed by an index. 
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14 Fine, Richard; Hart, Douglas; Umanetz, Joe; McCallum, Bruce (Energy Probe) ENERGY SOURCES FOR TODAY - The Renewable Energy Handbook
Toronto Tutor Press 1978 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
239 pp. Blue cloth lettered in silver on the front panel and spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a crease on the front flap; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Bill Peden; Part One: The Nature of Energy; Energy Use in Canada. Part Two: Renewable Energy Technologies: The Economics of Renewable Energy; Direct Solar Radiation; Applications of Low Grade Solar Thermal Energy; Solar Thermal Electricity Generation; Photovoltaic Conversion; Wind Energy; Biomass Energy; Tidal Power; Wave Energy; Ocean Thermal Energy; Geothermal Energy; Heat Pumps; Energy Storage. Part Three: Renewable Energy and Canada's Future: The Limits to Growth; A Possible Renewable Energy Scenario; Present Development of Renewable Energy in Canada; Suggested Reading. Part Four: Using Renewable Energy in the Home Today: Background Information; Building a Solar Water Heater; Building a Solar Space Heating System; Building a Wind Generator; Heating with Wood; What to Look for When Buying Renewable Energy Systems; Sources of Information on Renewable Energy; A Practical Bibliography; and Canadian Companies Offering Renewable Energy Hardware and Services. 
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15 Foster, Russell G.; Kreitzman, Leon SEASONS OF LIFE - The Biological Rhythms that Enable Living Things to Thrive and Survive
New Haven, Connecticut Yale University Press 2009 0300115563 / 9780300115567 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xii) 303 pp. Gray boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with diagrams and charts. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Sir Brian Follett; Introduction; The Generation of the Seasons; Adapting to Seasonal Change; Anticipating Seasonal Change in Plants; Seasonal Reproduction in Mammals and Birds; Staying Put in the Cold: Hibernation and Diapause; Timing Migration; Seasons and Human Evolution; Timing Reproduction in Humans; Birth Month Effects; Disease and Seasonal Timing; Seasonal Affective Disorder; The Seasonality of Dying; and We Are All Phenology Freaks Now; followed by a glossary of common terms, an appendix and an index. 
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16 Fox, Dr Michael W. SUPERPIGS AND WONDERCORN - The Brave New World of Biotechnology and Where It All May Lead
New York Lyons and Burford, Publishers 1992 1558211829 / 9781558211827 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(ix) 209 pp. Quarter-bound in gold cloth on white boards; lettered in blue on the spine; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Biotechnology: The World Made Over; Genetic Engineering and Scientific Imperialism; Regulating Biotechnology; Genetic Engineering - Agriculture - and Society; Genetic Engineering of Animals; The Patenting of Animals; Nature Conservation Biodiversity and Biotechnology; Corporate Responsibility in Biotechnology; and Biotechnology Ethics and Human Evolution; followed by: Appendix A: Milestones in the History of Genetic Engieering and Biotechnology; Appendix B: Organizations That Supported Legislation to Halt the Patenting of Animals; Appendix C: Resources for Public Involvement; a glossary; selected bibliography; and an index. 
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17 Gamow, George A STAR CALLED THE SUN
New York Bantam Books 1965 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
(vi) 180 pp. Bantam Pathfinder SP115. Light edge and corner wear with some bindery ripples on an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings and diagrams. The Chapters are: How Far How Big How Hot; Atoms and Their Spectra; The Sun's Turbulent Surface; The Hot Solar Interior; Nuclei and Their Energy; The Sun Among the Stars; and When a Star Dies; followed by an index. 
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18 Gernsback, Hugo (editor) SCIENCE AND INVENTION - February 1929
New York Experimenter Publishing Company 1929 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good- Pulp Magazine 4to Hilliker; 
897 - 1008 pp. Edgewear with some creasing on the upper right of the front cover; some chipping at the foot of the spine; some discolouration on the covers; no interior markings. From the creator of the first science fiction magaine, Amazing Stories, a magazine loaded with scientific articles that well represent the time. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Cover art by Hilliker. 
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19 Githens, Perry (editor) POPULAR SCIENCE - Volume 150, number 2 - February 1947
New York Popular Science Publishing 1947 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
288 pp. Magazine format. Light but general wear. The front cover features underwater cameras at work and the cover story is: Television on the Job. Also included in this issue: Electronic Color Television Is Here; Rockets Soup Up British Bike; Movie Shows A-Bomb's Birth; How Phonograph Records Are Made; Radar Works on an Ore Boat; Storage Tanks for Tanks; Jets Go to Sea; Air Lines Warm Up Arctic Short Cut; Plane Tire Made with Wire; What's New in Aviation; Three Routes to Supersonic Flight; Robot Digs British Canal; Camera Dolly Aids Closeups; Emergency Belt for Power Tools; Farming in a Small Way; Errors in Building a Roof; Radio Prints Home Paper; Four Modern Crystal Sets; and much, much more. 
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20 Gray, Elizabeth Dodson GREEN PARADISE LOST
Wellesley, Massachusetts Roundtable Press 1981 0934512028 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(ix) 166 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Part One: The Fall into Illusion: Man Above: The Anthropocentric Illustion; Does Human Uniqueness Mean Superiority; Psycho-sexual Roots of Our Ecological Crisis; From Nature-as-Mother to Nature-as-Wife; The Threat of Death and the Appeal of Mastery; Turning to Another Way. Part Two: Whole and Home Again: Discovering the Connections within the Structure of Reality; Distracted by Conflict from Seeing Whole; Lost Dimensions of Human Identity; A New View of the Body; A Proper Sense of Death; Woman as Bearer of a Different Consciousness; Moving with the Natural Grain of Life; The Breaking Up of the Hierarchical Paradigm; and We Must Re-myth Genesis. 
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