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1 ASIMOV, ISAAC. The Solar System And Back.
Avon, New York: 1972. 0380014440 / 9780380014446 Fourth Discus Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Exploratory flights into the fascinating nature of our solar system. 
Price: 3.14 USD
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2 BOAS, MARIE. The Scientific Renaissance 1450-1630.
Harper & Row, New York: 1966. First Harper Torchbook Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
"One of the most valuable efforts at summarizing the highly significant and carefully researched development of science in the period of the Renaissance." Bruce Mazlish, The American Historical Review. Includes an Index. 
Price: 5.23 USD
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3 CALDER, NIGEL. Einstein's Universe.
Penguin, New York: 1980. 0140054995 / 9780140054996 Seventh Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Relativity made plain. The amazing achievement of Albert Einstein and what it means today. Includes Index. 
Price: 3.67 USD
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4 CALDER, NIGEL. Einstein's Universe.
The Viking Press, NY: 1979. 0670290769 / 9780670290765 Third Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Relativity made plain. The amazing achievement of Albert Einstein and what it means today. Includes Index. 
Price: 6.89 USD
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5 CHAISSON, ERIC J. The Hubble Wars: Astrophysics Meets Asstropolitics In The Two-billion-dollar Struggle Over The Hubble Space Telescope.
HarperPerennial, New York: 1995. 0060926295 / 9780060926298 First HarperPerennial Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
"...a technological thriller, contentious expose and popularized science. It may be the most readable and instructive book on the doing of science since James Watson wrote The Double Helix in 1968." - New York Time Book Review Includes photos, illustrations and an Index. 
Price: 22.33 USD
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6 COMMONER, BARRY. Science & Survival.
Viking Press, New York: 1967. The American Museum of Natural History Members' edition. s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
An eminent scientist shows how dangerous flaws in the structure of science threaten our existence and suggests what might be done to avert the ultimate blunder. Includes Index. 
Price: 1.43 USD
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7 CORTI, WALTER ROBERT. The Sun.
Odyssey Press, New York: 1964. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition, There is a mark on front endpaper. 
Almost all things hunger for the sun, for light and warmth that falls on us like a blessing. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.65 USD
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8 DAVIDSON, J. N. The Biochemistry Of Nucleic Acids.
Academic Press, NY: 1972. 0122053567 / 9780122053566 Seventh Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. Previous owner's name is wrtitten in front endpaper and is stamped on edges of book 
Each chapter discusses a different aspect of the nucleic acids, and includes a carefully selected list of references to current monographs, reviews, conference reports, and original papers. Pertinent plates, figures, and diagrams are found throughout the book. Includes an Index. 
Price: 33.11 USD
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9 DOLAN, EDWARD F., JR. Pasteur And The Invisible Giants.
Dodd, Mead, New York: 1958 Book Club Edition h Hardcover with dustjacket. Book is a good clean copy. Dustjacket is in fragile condition. 
A dramatic biography of Louis Pasteur capturing the man's life in his laboratory. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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10 EDITORS OF POCKET BOOKS. The Atomic Age Opens.
Pocket Books, New York: August 1945. First printing. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
When the U.S. Army Forces dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, it meant the end of Japan as a war-making power - and the beginning of a new age. For, with this newly-released force, man can destroy himself or create a world rich and prosperous beyond all previous dreams. 
Price: 4.85 USD
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11 EDITORS OF SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Automatic Control.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1955. First printing. An Essandess Paperback. s Softcover. Reading copy. Binding cracked but still intact. 
A survey of what is currently being done to make it possible for machines to regulate themselves by what is called "feedback" - an old idea and possibly the basis of a Second Industrial Revolution. 
Price: 23.51 USD
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12 FUJIMURA, JOAN H. Crafting Science: A Sociohistory Of The Quest For The Genetics Of Cancer.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge: 1996. 0674175530 / 9780674175532 Uncorrected Page Proofs. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
During the late 1970s and 1980s, "cancer" underwent a remarkable transformation. In one short decade, what had long been a set of heterogeneous diseases marked by uncontrolled cell growth became a disease of our genes. How this happend and what it means is the story Joan Fujimura tells in a rare inside look at the way science works and knowledge is created. 
Price: 83.22 USD
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13 GOLDWYN, MARTIN M.; ENIK, TED (ILLUSTRATOR). How A Fly Walks Upside Down And Other Curious Facts.
Wings Book, New York: 1995. 0517123622 / 9780517123621 Fourth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Written in a chatty, often humorous tone, and highlighted with whimsical drawings, this is a fabulous feast of tantalizing science tidbits. As fascinating as it is instructive, How A Fly Walks Upside Down is a gold mine for trivia buffs, a great resource for parties, a blessing for every parent of a five-year-old, and an absolute must for everyone with an inquiring mind. 
Price: 1.05 USD
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14 HANN, JUDITH. How Science Works.
Reader's Digest, Pleasantville: 1991. 0895773821 / 9780895773821 First Edition (unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Here are 100 ways parents and kids can share the secrets of science. Full-color photographs and step-by-step instructions show exactlly how to carry out each experiment. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.36 USD
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15 JASTROW, ROBERT. The Enchanted Loom: Mind In The Universe.
Simon and Schuster, NY: 1981. 0671433083 / 9780671433086 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Discusses the latest breakthroughs in astronomy, biology, and the brain sciences, and explains how these scientific discoveries have given us a new view of man - his place in the universe, his origin, his present nature and his destiny. Includes Index. 
Price: 8.17 USD
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16 JONAS, DORIS; JONAS, DAVID. Other Senses, Other Worlds.
Stein and Day, New York: 1976. 0812818415 / 9780812818413 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 7.60 USD
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17 KIDDER, TRACY. The Soul Of A New Machine.
Avon Books, New York: 1982. 0380599317 / 9780380599318 First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
"Brings to life not only how computers work and the technology required to devise one...But also the human drama." -The New York Times. Winner of the 1982 Pulitzer Prize. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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18 KOHN, BERNICE; WHEATLEY, ARABELLE (ILLUSTRATOR). The Beachcomber's Book.
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth: 1987. 0140491589 / 9780140491586 s Softcover. Very good unmarked condition except for a couple of creases at the front corners. 
Describes the many different objects found on beaches, how to preserve them for a collection, and how to use them in handicrafts and cooking. Illustrated throughout with line drawings. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.87 USD
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19 MARKLE, SANDRA. Digging Deeper: Investigations Into Rocks, Shocks, Quakes, And Other Earthy Matters.
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, New York: 1987. 0688059864 / 9780688059866 First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Invites you to explore the remarkable forces that change and shape the earth. Easy-to-do experiments with readily available materials like plastic wrap and hard-boiled eggs dramatically demonstrate the processes that have molded the earth's crust over millions of years. For a fun-filled, fact-filled introduction to your home planet - dig in! Includes a glossary and an Index. 
Price: 35.72 USD
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20 MCPHEE, JOHN. Basin And Range.
Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York: 1984 0374516901 / 9780374516901 s Softcover. Good condition. 
A book of journeys through ancient terrains, always in juxtaposition with travels in the modern world - a history of vanished landscapes, enhanced by the histories of people who bring them to light. The title refers to the physiographic province of the United States that reaches from eastern Utah to eastern California, a silent world of austere beauty, of hundreds of discrete high mountain ranges that are green with junipers and often white with snow, a spectacular topography that is never evoked by people who dismiss it as "desert." 
Price: 4.37 USD
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