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1 Anonymous How to Use the Chinese Abacus
Kowloon, Hong Kong Swindon Book Company n.d. Soft Cover w/staples Very Good- No Jacket 12mo - over 7" - 71/2" Tall Illustrated 
20 pp, light tan SC wraps w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover w/orange border. The Chinese abacus consists of a wooden frame, wooden beads and columns. The frame is divided by a eam into two sectiosn, the upper and the lower. The ordinary abacus has nine, eleven, or thirteen columns. There are two beads above the beam and five below it. Each upper bead equals 5 lower beads in the same column. Each lower bead equals 10 on the immediate right-hand column. slight vertical crease in middle of the booklet. 
Price: 12.71 USD
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2 Asimov, Isaac Counting the Eons
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1983 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo 
179 pp, blu boards w/black linen spine, dj wht-black. Collection of seventeen essays explaining everything you wanted to know about sub-atomic particles, searching f/the missing mass of our Universe, atmospheric pressure, center of gravity within the solar system. some wrinkling top & bottom of spine of the dj. 
Price: 9.56 USD
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3 Clark, J. J. The Slide Rule and Logarithmic Tables Inlcuding a Ten-Place Table of Logarithms
Chicago, IL Frederick J. Drake & Co. 1921 Soft Cover Leatherette Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Illustrations & Charts 
192 pp, black leatherette boards w/whtie lettering, green-brown patterned endpapers. A concise and accurate reference work on the application of the slide rule and logarithmic tables to practical problems. 1-3/8" x 3" paper tipped in beneath title on the title page and also another tipped in on the copyright page. 
Price: 42.08 USD
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4 Cobb, Vicki and Darling, Kathy Bet You Can't! : Science Impossibilities to Fool You
New York, NY Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1980 0688419054 / 9780688419059 5th Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Illustrated by Weston, Martha 
128 pp, orange boards w/wht lettering, dj wht w/color illustrated front panel. Describes more than 60 impossible tricks, each based on scientific principles which are explained in accompanying text. 
Price: 7.61 USD
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5 Committee for Compilation of Report on Research in the Effects of Radioactivity Research in the Effects and Influences of the Nuclear Bomb Test Explosions : Vol 1
Tokyo, Japan Japan Society for the promotion of Science 1956 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
823 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine. The book contains sections on meterology, physics, chemistry, genetics, agriculture, fisheries science, economics, and medical science. This was research that was based on the effects and influences of the Bikini Atoll Test and also on the aftereffects of the atomic bomb sufferers in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ex-library book, some wear at top & bottom of spine & edges, remnants of checkout labels on endpapers, stamped on FPD and top-and-bottom edges of book, remnants of label on spine of book.. 
Price: 82.88 USD
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6 Cresswell, Tim The Tramp in America
London, England Reaktion Books Ltd. 2001 1861890699 / 9781861890696 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
255 pp, black boards w/red lettering, dj grey-black-white pictorial wraparound. The book is an account of invention of the tramp as a social type in the United States from the 1870s through the 1930s. The author explores sthe sterotypes associated iwth tramps - that they were male and therefore a threat to women in domestic environments. Another sterotype was they were untrustworthy, diseased and of unsound heredity. 
Price: 170.00 USD
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7 DeFord, Ronald K. Tertiary Formations of Rim Rock Country, Presidio County, Trans-Pecos Texas : Report of Investigations - No. 36
Austin, TX Bureau of Economic Geology / the University of Texas at Austin 1958 Reprint Soft Cover w/staples Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Maps Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
37 pp, light green SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author. The article was reprinted from The Texas Journal of Science, Vol. 10, No. 1, March, 1958. Errata sheet stapled to the inside of the front cover, spine of book sunned. 
Price: 19.98 USD
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8 Flawn, Peter T. Texas Geologist and the Bureau of Economic Geology, 1949-1970
Austin, TX University of Texas 2002 Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
x, 181 pp, (1), glossy light brown pictorial covers w/wht spine w/black lettering. The author presents a short discourse on the Geography of Texas followed by his memories of Van Horn Texas. This is followed by his time in the Burearu of Economic Geology followed by his work in the Department of Geology. He served as Director of the Bureau 1960-1970, then he did Geological consulting work from 1950 to 1970. 
Price: 22.74 USD
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9 Frye, John C. and Leonard, A. Byron Relation of Ogallala Formation to the Southern High Plains in Texas
Austin, TX Bureau of Economic Geology / the University of Texas at Austin 1964 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good- No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Map & Illustrations 
25 pp, light blue SC wraps w/black lettering on the front panel. The book presents the regional physiography of the Ogallala Formation and the High Plains surface. It has information on fossil seeds of the Ogallala Formation and Pleistocene dissection of the High Plains margin. Contains information on the abandoned Panther Valley and Lake Lomax. Prev owner's name on the front cover. crease on the bottom front corner of the rear cover. 
Price: 7.61 USD
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10 Gugas, Chris The Silent Witness : a Polygraphist's Casebook
Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1979 0138100691 / 9780138100698 First Printing Hard Cover fair+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
viii, 254 pp, black boards w/blu dj w/black-wht-green lettering w/illustrated front panel and text back panel. The author explains what the polograph is, how it operates, how an examiner goes about his job, what the machine can cannot do. He demonstrates how, in the hands of a highly trained & skilled examiner, the polygraph can often clear the innocent and maker certian of the guilty in criminal and other investigations. The book is missing the front free end paper otherwise it would be very good condition. 
Price: 7.01 USD
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11 Hatchett, Clint The-Glow-in-the-Dark Night Sky Book
New York, NY Random House 1988 10th Printing Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Marchesi, Stephen 
unpaginated, glossy dark blu-green pictorial boards, illustrated endpaper. The star maps in the book are divided by season, with time chart next to each map. On each two-page spread, one map shows illustrations of the constellaitons as the creatures the ancients imagined long ago & the other map shows simple diagrams of these constellations. 
Price: 12.71 USD
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12 Hodgman M.S., Charles D. Handbook of Chesitry and Physics : a Ready-Reference Book of Chemical Adn Physical Data - Eighteenth Edition
Cleveland, OH Chemical Rubber Publishing Co. 1933 18th Edition Soft Cover Leatherette Good+ No Jacket Ex-Library 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Tables 
xiii, 1818 pp, [24], green leatherette covers w/gilt lettering on the front panel & spine. The book presents a large amount of accurate, reliable, information in the fields of chemistry and physics. It contains mathematical & general chemical tables, information on the properties of matter and heat, hygrometric and barometric tables, electricity and magnetism, light, definitions and formulae, measures and units and more. prev owner wrote on the FPD, stamped on spine, rubbed on the edges of the book, crease on the spine, several pages corners creased. 
Price: 26.78 USD
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13 Iggulden, Conn and Iggulden, Hal The Dangerous Book for Boys
New York, NY HarperCollins Publishers 2007 0061243582 / 9780061243585 15th Printing Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Illustrations 
xiv, 270 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black-gilt lettering on the front cover and spine and black lettering on the rear panel, orange-white marbled endpapers. The book contains a collection of activities and stories. It contains information about building a treehouse, how to tie knots, how to make a paper airplane, how to make a battery, table football, marbling paper, famous battles, and much more. 
Price: 18.28 USD
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14 Kisch, Bruno Scales and Weights : a Historical Outline
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1975 0300006306 / 9780300006308 3rd Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Illustrations 
xxi, [3], 297 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, cream dj w/brown illustrated front panel & spine w/text on the rear panel. The book presents an outline history of weighing and its instruments. The author describes weighing as the most recent and sophisticated, also the last to be accepted and integrated by soceity. Contains charts and tables that provide a wide range of supplementary data. light foxing to dj front cover top, small stains on the fore edge, small one inch tear on bottom edge of the front panel of the dj. 
Price: 43.78 USD
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15 Mann, Charles C. and Plummer, Mark L. Noah's Choice : the Future of Endangered Species
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1985 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Signed by Author
302 pp, Authors suggest new principles f/striking important balance between needs of human beings & rest of world. A nation that is racked by conflict & confusion over endangered species & the law intended to protect them, Endangered Species Act. Includes card "with compliments of the author", and also includes letter from author to former owner answering her request for the book because of chapter about BCCP and Austin, Texas real estate. SIGNED BY Charles Mann. 
Price: 25.50 USD
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16 Neal, Charles D. Sound : a Follett Beginning Science Book
Chicago, IL Follett Publishing Company 1962 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good- Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall LaSalle, Janet 
29 pp , What makes sounds? How do sounds travel? Why are some sounds high & some sounds low? These & other questions answered in this book for juvenile readers. slight rubbing bottem edge back, dj slight rubbing & chipping on the edges. 
Price: 23.76 USD
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17 Nelson, Lee All the Sounds We Hear
Austin, TX Steck-Vaughn Company 1960 Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Asahley, Audrey Zinser 
38 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/dark brown lettering, yel-green dj w/pictorial front and back in full color. Book about some of the different sounds in the world. dj sm cl tear top of spine VG/good+, 
Price: 21.25 USD
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18 Nelson, Ray Verticillium Wilt of Peppermint - Technical Bulletin 221
East Lansing, MI Michigan State College Agricultural Experiment Station Department of Botany and Plant Pathology 1950 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Tables 
259 pp, green SC wraps w/silver letterin on the front panel & spine. Book that discusses the culture of peppermint along with the soil and climatic requirements for the production of supreme quality oil. The crop is produced in the midwestern zone, (southern Michigan and northern Indiana) and the Pacific zone, (Oregon and Washington.) It presents the problems caused by wilt and history of it. several small chips to the finish of the book on the spine edges. 
Price: 15.73 USD
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19 Office of Public Relations, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory Nuclear Reactors : Putting the Atom to Work
Los Alamos, NM Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory 1965 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & Illustrations 
18 pp, blu-wht SC wraps w/glossary on the rear cover. Booklet promoting nuclear power for the generation of electric power. It also discusses the use of research reactors used in nuclear physics to study nuclear reactions. It has simple diagrams for design fundamentals. 
Price: 5.95 USD
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20 ONWI Answers to Your Questions About High-Level Nuclear Waste Isolation
Columbus, OH U. S. Department of Energy 1982 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Illustrations & Maps 
Soft Cover w/staples. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 69 pp, (3), glossy wht SC wraps w/pictorial & illustrated front & back. Book covers the objective of the National Waste Terminal Storage program and the four catagories of nuclear waste, why it must be isolated, how long it needs to be isolated and who "owns" the waste. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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