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Image for Audels Questions and Answers for Electricians Examinations for All Grades

Audels Questions and Answers for Electricians Examinations for All Grades

By: Anderson, Edwin P.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Theo. Audel & Co.: 1950

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 004073

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


238 pp., 29 tables, 50 figures, mathematical formulae. Corners slightly bumped. A clean, attractive copy. A question and answer format for preparation for electricians' exams covering the National Electrical Code, Questions and Answers for License Tests, Ohm's Law with Applied Examples, and Hook-Ips for Motors, Lighting & Instruments.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Chemicals of Life

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Mentor Book:

Edition: 27th Edition; Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 8448

Condition: Very Good-


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Mentor Books # MY1384, 140 pp, index, 18 b/w in-line illustrations. $ 1.25 cover price. No date listed but ZIP code with no SBN suggests a printing date around 1970. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 140 pages; "This excitingly informative book by a renowned writer and professor of biochemistry describes the unseen substances that mak... View more info

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Earth: Our Crowded Spaceship

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Crest: 1976

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8684

ISBN: 0449231720

Condition: Good


Some edge wear, some creasing to covers and along spine, owner's note inside cover, light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. ; 173 pp, numerous b/w photos and illustrations throughout, index, metric conversion table, list for further reading. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 173 pages; "A 20th Century dilemma. The planet Earth is a spaceship - a small self-contained system with limited resources - and the Earth's people are passengers on ... View more info

Image for Effects of Nuclear Radiation on a High-Reliability Silicon Power Diode I-Change in I-V Design Charactersitics (NASA TN D-4620)

Effects of Nuclear Radiation on a High-Reliability Silicon Power Diode I-Change in I-V Design Charactersitics (NASA TN D-4620)

By: Been, Julian F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003973

Condition: Very Good


36 pp., 2 appendices, references, 32 figures, mathematical formulae, 2 tables. A NASA Technical Note in beige wraps. Side and bottom edges somewhat sunned.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Image for Some Simple Solutions to the Problem of Predicting Boundary-Layer Self-Induced Pressures  (NASA TN D-798)

Some Simple Solutions to the Problem of Predicting Boundary-Layer Self-Induced Pressures (NASA TN D-798)

By: Bertram, Mitchel H.; Blackstock, Thomas A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004013

Condition: Very Good+


49 pp., mathematical formulae, appendix, table, 13 figures, references. A NASA Technical Note in beige wraps. Small rust spots from staples on cover.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Image for Role of Plastic Deformation in Wear of Copper and Copper-10-Percent-Aluminum Alloy in Cryogenic Fuels  (NASA TN D-7253)

Role of Plastic Deformation in Wear of Copper and Copper-10-Percent-Aluminum Alloy in Cryogenic Fuels (NASA TN D-7253)

By: Bill, Robert C.; Wisander, Donald W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004011

Condition: Very Good-


19 pp., mathematical formulae, 9 figures, references. A NASA Technical Note in beige wraps. Corners slightly bumped, some edgewear.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Politics, Popularization and People: A Booklet on the Occasion of the World Year of Physics

By: Bohr, Niels; Aaserud, Finn (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc.,U.S.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005240

ISBN: 0444519149

Condition: Very Good+


vi + 76 pp, pictorial covers. Slight edge wear. An attractive copy. In 1972 the first volume of The Niels Bohr Collected Works was published, with volumes 2 - 10 appearing over the past 30 years. The final two volumes - 11 and 12 - were scheduled for publication in late 2005. This booklet contains selected writings from these last two volumes, which cover Bohr's involvements with international politics, the popularization of science, and articles Bohr wrote abou... View more info

Image for Friction Torque of Ball Bearings with Burnished MoS2 Films at 10-10 Torr at Several Loads Using Five Retainer Materials

Friction Torque of Ball Bearings with Burnished MoS2 Films at 10-10 Torr at Several Loads Using Five Retainer Materials

By: Brewe, David E.; Scibbe, Herbert W.; Anderson, William J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003982

Condition: Very Good-


18pp., 5 figures, 3 tables, references. A NASA Technical Note in beige wraps. Corners/edges slightly bumped, back cover soiled.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Image for A Computerized Data-Reduction Technique for Langmuir Probe Analysis of Electron Temperature Variations in the Exhaust of a Magnetoplasmadynamic Arc (NASA TN D-4220)

A Computerized Data-Reduction Technique for Langmuir Probe Analysis of Electron Temperature Variations in the Exhaust of a Magnetoplasmadynamic Arc (NASA TN D-4220)

By: Brooks, David R. And Hoell, James M. Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003961

Condition: Very Good


22 pp., references, 12 figures. A NASA Technical Note in beige wraps. Minor edgewear.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Image for The Reflection Coefficient of a Tem Mode Parallel-Plate Waveguide Illuminating a Conducting Sheet:  The Large Wedge Angle Case (NASA CR-1174)

The Reflection Coefficient of a Tem Mode Parallel-Plate Waveguide Illuminating a Conducting Sheet: The Large Wedge Angle Case (NASA CR-1174)

By: Burnside, W. D.; Tsai, L. L.; Rudduck, R. C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004023

Condition: Good+


41 pp., mathematical formulae, 30 figures, references. Ex-library with 1 stamp. A NASA Contractor Report in green wraps. Some edgewear/bumping, small hole worn in cover at top of spine.; Ex-Library; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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The MacHinery of the Body

By: Carlson, Anton J. & Johnson, Victor

Price: $8.70

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1947

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004691

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


620 pp., selected references, index, 213 illustrations. Clean and shiny medium brown boards. Pages are just starting to yellow at edges, but clean and glossy. An introductory study of the principles of physiology, including a survey of the experimental evidence. Chapters include: the science of physiology; the unit of structure and function - the cell; blood and the internal environment; the work of the heart; blood flow and blood pressure; mechanisms and functio... View more info

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What Herbs Are All About: A Basic Primer Outlining the Practical Uses of Medicinal Plants

By: Challem, Jack & Lewin-Challem, Renate

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New Canaan, Connecticut, Keats Publishing, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005612

ISBN: 0879832045

Condition: Very Good


150 pp., index. Minor shelfwear. A clean, unmarked copy. "The oldest remedies known to mankind are herbs, and today more than one-third of all our prescriptions drugs are herbal in origin. The subtle biochemical activity of these plants defies modern chemical analysis. All we truly know is that they have worked for countless centuries and are no less effective today. Eighty-eight herbs, from exotic plants to weeds gardeners' labor to destroy, are described i... View more info

Image for Measurement of the Heat Transfer to Bodies of Revolution in Free Flight By Use of a Catcher Calorimeter (NASA TN D-1890)

Measurement of the Heat Transfer to Bodies of Revolution in Free Flight By Use of a Catcher Calorimeter (NASA TN D-1890)

By: Chapman, Gary T.; Jackson, Charl;es T. Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003989

Condition: Very Good


39 pp., 14 figures, 2 tables, 3 appendices, references. A NASA Technical Note in beige wraps. Corners slightly bumped, back somewhat sunned.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Research and Public Health

By: Charles, Sir John, K.C.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006667

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


114 pp., index. Navy cloth boards with reddish-gold lettering. Corners slightly bumped, PO bookplate. DJ in new Brodart protective plastic wrap. DJ a little spotted, shallow chipping at spine and flap ends, crease along spine, small tear. Text has underlining in light pencil on a few pages. "It was the wish of the founder of the Heath Clark Lectures that they should emphasize the educational, cultural and humanistic aspects of preventive medicine rather than ... View more info

Image for Experimental Investigation of a High-Speed Hydrofoil with Parabolic Thickness Distribution and an Aspect Ratio of 3 (NASA TN D-728)

Experimental Investigation of a High-Speed Hydrofoil with Parabolic Thickness Distribution and an Aspect Ratio of 3 (NASA TN D-728)

By: Christopher, Kenneth W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003976

Condition: Very Good


23 pp., references, 1 table, appendix, 11 figures, mathematical formulae. A NASA Technical Note in beige wrap. Minor foxing.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Image for Rockets Into Space

Rockets Into Space

By: Crosby, Alexander L.; Larrick, Nancy

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002175

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Corners bumped, spine slightly slanted, slight edge wear, top edge a bit soiled. Jacket shows some edge wear/chipping especially along spine. Some rubbing, darkening. Small tear at base of back cover has been repaired with tape. 82 pp, index. An Easy-to-read book. "'Rockets into space? Nonsense!' That's what people said not long ago. But a few rocket pioneers knew better. This book tells how they worked on bigger and better rockets, so that someday man could trav... View more info

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Pilot Instruction Manual (Illustrated)

By: Federal Aviation Agency

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Hanover House:

Seller ID: 005067

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


146 pp, glossary, numerous b/w charts and illustrations. Spine slightly slanted, a little edge wear, text is clean and unmarked. Jacket shows minor edge wear, a little chipping, and some small tears. An attractive copy. "Learn how to fly! A complete course of instruction for the student pilot. Here is the official flight-instruction manual of the Federal Aviation Agency for all pilots and would-be pilots who wish to know about the principles of flight. The thr... View more info

Image for The Effect of Planetary Albedo on Solar Orientation of Spacecraft (NASA TN D-4133)

The Effect of Planetary Albedo on Solar Orientation of Spacecraft (NASA TN D-4133)

By: Fontana, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003964

Condition: Very Good+


25 pp., 5 tables, 15 figures, references, mathematical formulae. A NASA Technical Note in beige wraps. Very minor edgewear.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Image for Cornell Conferences on Therapy [set] Vol. 1 - 7

Cornell Conferences on Therapy [set] Vol. 1 - 7

By: Gold, Harry M.D. (Managing Editor)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005453

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Seven volume set, published 1946, 1947, 1948, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955. xix + 322, xx + 354, xx + 337, xxi + 342, xxi + 299, xxi + 287, xxiii + 263 pp. Orange cloth boards with black lettering, all volumes are first editions with no dust jackets. Spines a bit slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear. Vol 1-3 have a tasteful book plate on the front end paper, all volumes have some browning but no markings, underlining, or notes to the text. Starting with Volume 4, each volu... View more info

Image for Expansion and Flow Characteristics of Initially Saturated Sodium, Potassion, and Cesium Vapors

Expansion and Flow Characteristics of Initially Saturated Sodium, Potassion, and Cesium Vapors

By: Goldman, Louis J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003975

Condition: Very Good+


19 pp., references, 2 tables, appendix, 8 figures, mathematical formulae. A NASA Technical Note in beige wrap. Corners very faintly bumped.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info