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1 Cohen, I. Bernard The Newtonian Revolution.
Norwalk, CT Burndy Library 1987 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
42, [2] pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, 8 by 11 inches, fine. Publication No. 7. From the Wikipedia website: "The Burndy Library, founded in 1941 by electrical engineer, industrialist, and historian Bern Dibner, is one of the world's largest libraries of books on the history of science and technology. The library was originally located at the Burndy Engineering Company in Norwalk, CT, but was moved to the campus of MIT in 1992 with the establishment of the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology. The holdings include important scientific literature from antiquity to the 20th century. Highlights of the collection include works of Isaac Newton and Louis Pasteur, a 1544 edition of Archimedes' mathematical text Philosophi ac Geometrae and many important original works from the 18th and 19th centuries. " R529 ; 42 pages 
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2 Davidson, J[Ames] N[Orman] The Biochemistry of the Nucleic Acids. [Fourth Edition]
London Methuen & Company 1960 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Xii, 238 pages, diagrams, cloth, very good. Fourth edition, revised. From the editor's preface: "The Biochemistry of the Nucleic Acids embraces nearly all aspects of the whole of the wide field which biochemistry covers. The chemistry of the nucleic acids, their estimation, their location and role in the cell, their metabolism - including biosynthesis, and their biological function and relationship to viruses . . . " M1155; 238 pages 
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3 Day, Arthur L[Ouis] and Allen, E. T. , Part 2 by Iddings, J. P. The Isomorphism and Thermal Properties of the Feldspars. Part I--Thermal Study [By] Arthur L. Day and E. T. Allen. Part II- Optical Study
Washington Carnegie Institution of Washington 1905 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
With an introduction by George F. Becker. Carnegie Institution of Washington publication 31. 95 pages, 27 plates, text diagrams, newly rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the Wikipedia website: "Arthur Louis Day (20 October, 1869 - 2 March, 1960) was an American geological physicist. He was born in Brookfield, Massachusetts. Day established the Arthur L. Day Medal [1], for "outstanding distinction in contributing to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems", in 1948." ; Ex-Library; 95 pages 
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4 Dibner, Bern Benjamin Franklin, Electrician : in Celebration of the Two Hundredth Year of the Nation He Helped Found.
Norwalk, CT Burndy Library 1976 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
48, [2] pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, 8 by 11 inches, very good. First edition. Burndy Library Publication No. 30. From the Wikipedia website: "The Burndy Library, founded in 1941 by electrical engineer, industrialist, and historian Bern Dibner, is one of the world's largest libraries of books on the history of science and technology. The library was originally located at the Burndy Engineering Company in Norwalk, CT, but was moved to the campus of MIT in 1992 with the establishment of the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology. The holdings include important scientific literature from antiquity to the 20th century. Highlights of the collection include works of Isaac Newton and Louis Pasteur, a 1544 edition of Archimedes' mathematical text Philosophi ac Geometrae and many important original works from the 18th and 19th centuries. " R518 ; 48 pages 
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5 Dibner, Bern Early Electrical Machines: the Experiments and Apparatus of Two Enquiring Centuries (1600 to 1800) That Led to the Triumphs of the Electrical Age.
Norwalk, CT Burndy Library 1957 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
57 pages, folding plate, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, 8 by 11 inches, very good. From the Wikipedia website: "The Burndy Library, founded in 1941 by electrical engineer, industrialist, and historian Bern Dibner, is one of the world's largest libraries of books on the history of science and techonology. The library was originally located at the Burndy Engineering Company in Norwalk, CT, but was moved to the campus of MIT in 1992 with the establishment of the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology. The holdings include important scientific literature from antiquity to the 20th century. Highlights of the collection include works of Isaac Newton and Louis Pasteur, a 1544 edition of Archimedes' mathematical text Philosophi ac Geometrae and many important original works from the 18th and 19th centuries. " R527 ; 57 pages 
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6 Dibner, Bern Heralds of Science As Represented by Two Hundred Epochal Books and Pamphlets Selected from the Burndy Library. with Notes by Bern Dibner.
Norwalk, CT M. I. T. Press 1969 Softcover Very Good 
96 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, 7 by 10 inches, very good. From the publisher: "The Burndy Library in Norwalk, Connecticut, was founded in 1936, a 'collection of original source materials embracing the major contributions to science in the book and pamphlet form in which they were first published. ' The collection has flourished since then and is now some several thousand volumes strong. Bern Dibner, the Director of the Library, has judiciously selected 200 of these titles as the heralds of science, those volumes that are conspicuous landmarks in the history of man's knowledge. Dibner has arranged his selections in eleven categories: Astronomy, Botany, Chemistry, Electricity and Magnetism, General Science, Geology, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, Technology, and Zoology. For each of the volumes selected Dibner notes the author, title, date and place of publication, and gives a short commentary to establish historical perspective. Many of the woodcuts and illustrations from the early editions are also reproduced. " From the website of the Huntington Library: "The Burndy Library was founded in 1941 to house the growing collection of Ukrainian-born and Connecticut-based inventor and industrialist Bern Dibner (1897-1988). Containing more than 50,000 volumes in the history of science and technology, it remains an eloquent personal memorial to Bern Dibner, who assembled the books and artifacts that are still its core. ~ In breadth, the Library aims at thorough coverage of postwar secondary materials in the history of science and technology. In depth, the Library encompasses primary sources in special areas of interest including electricity and magnetism, electro-technology, early modern chemistry and metallurgy; as well as mechanics, mathematics and optics from the seventeenth to nineteenth century. " R526 ; 96 pages 
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7 Dibner, Bern Luigi Galvani: an Expanded Version of a Biography Prepared for the Forthcoming Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Norwalk, CT Burndy Library 1971 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
23, [1] pages, 3 folding plates, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, 8 by 11 inches, very good. With a supplement reproducing three of the four original drawings illustrating the 1791 edition of De Viribus Electricitatis. Burndy Library Publication No. 26. From the Wikipedia website: "The Burndy Library, founded in 1941 by electrical engineer, industrialist, and historian Bern Dibner, is one of the world's largest libraries of books on the history of science and technology. The library was originally located at the Burndy Engineering Company in Norwalk, CT, but was moved to the campus of MIT in 1992 with the establishment of the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology. The holdings include important scientific literature from antiquity to the 20th century. Highlights of the collection include works of Isaac Newton and Louis Pasteur, a 1544 edition of Archimedes' mathematical text Philosophi ac Geometrae and many important original works from the 18th and 19th centuries. " R528 ; 23 pages 
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8 Dibner, Bern Moving the Obelisks: a Chapter in Engineering History in Which the Vatican Obelisk in Rome in 1586 Was Moved by Muscle Power, and a Study of More Recent Similar Moves.
Norwalk, CT Burndy Library 1991 Softcover Very Good 
61, [2] pages, 1 folding plate, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. 8 by 11 inches. Burndy Library Publication No. 6. From the Wikipedia website: "The Burndy Library, founded in 1941 by electrical engineer, industrialist, and historian Bern Dibner, is one of the world's largest libraries of books on the history of science and technology. The library was originally located at the Burndy Engineering Company in Norwalk, CT, but was moved to the campus of MIT in 1992 with the establishment of the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology. The holdings include important scientific literature from antiquity to the 20th century. Highlights of the collection include works of Isaac Newton and Louis Pasteur, a 1544 edition of Archimedes' mathematical text Philosophi ac Geometrae and many important original works from the 18th and 19th centuries. " R516 ; 61 pages 
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9 Dibner, Bern [Stillman Drake and Galileo] A Letter from Galileo: Galileo, the Innovator [By] Bern Dibner. a Long-Lost Letter from Galileo to Peiresc on a Magnetic Clock [By] Stillman Drake.
Norwalk, CT Burndy Library 1967 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
56 pages, [1] pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. 8 by 11 inches. Burndy Library Publication No. 24. First Edition. Includes facsimile of the 1635 Galileo letter and its English translation. From the Wikipedia website: "The Burndy Library, founded in 1941 by electrical engineer, industrialist, and historian Bern Dibner, is one of the world's largest libraries of books on the history of science and technology. The library was originally located at the Burndy Engineering Company in Norwalk, CT, but was moved to the campus of MIT in 1992 with the establishment of the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology. The holdings include important scientific literature from antiquity to the 20th century. Highlights of the collection include works of Isaac Newton and Louis Pasteur, a 1544 edition of Archimedes' mathematical text Philosophi ac Geometrae and many important original works from the 18th and 19th centuries. " R520 ; 56 pages 
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10 Drake, Stillman Copernicus--Philosophy and Science : Bruno-Kepler-Galileo
Norwalk, CT Burndy Library 1973 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
31, [2] pages, illustrations, wrappers, 8 by 11 inches, fine. "This essay is an elaboration of an invited paper presented in Washington in September, 1972, at the Copernicus Quincentenary celebration sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution". On the cover: "This example of the ancient art of relating human proportions to the geometry of space was taken from Bruno, De Monade, 1591." R517 ; 31 pages 
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11 Galilei, Galileo Operations of the Geometric and Military Compass, 1606
Washington, D. C. Burndy Library 1978 0874743834 / 9780874743838 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
95 pages, illustrations, diagrams, pictorial wrappers, 8 by 11 inches. Translated, with an introduction, by Stillman Drake. Translation of: Le operazioni del compasso geometrico, et militare. Bundy Library Publication No. 32. "The instrument solved quickly and with sufficient accuracy problems of proportion, square and cube root, comparison of areas and volumes, model-building, and various basic military problems. It was promptly plagiarized, bringing Galileo, early in life, into the field of polemic writing, in which his skill later made him famous. With some reason, he regarded his 'geometric and military compass' as offering the 'royal road to geometry' which in antiquity had been regarded as nonexistent. " R519 ; 95 pages 
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12 Inspec The Institution Of Electrical Engineers Physics Abstracts. Vol. 59, 1956 - Vol. 76, 1963 in 63 Volumes.
London Institution of Electrical Engineers 1956-1963 Hard Cover Very Good 
Published by the Institution of Electrical Engineers In association with the American Institute of Physics. Citations and abstracts of international journal articles, proceedings, government reports, and selected monographs, books and theses. It includes citations and abstracts of journal articles and papers presented at conferences, and significant books, technical reports, and dissertations. 63 large, heavy bound volumes. Contact us for shipping estimates. 
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13 Morgan, Alfred Powell Boys' Book of Science and Construction; Revised Edition.
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co 1948 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
465 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, cloth, DJ. Second printing, November 1948. From the DJ: "In this new edition a boy can learn about plastics, rockets, jet motors, Diesel engines, radar and atomic energy. Approximately 300 illustrations, drawings and plans help make this an enjoyable as well as instructive book for a twelve-to-sixteen year old boy." From Wikipedia: "Alfred Powell 'Skipper' Morgan (1889–1972) , of Upper Montclair, New Jersey was an electrical engineer, an inventor with patents on radio and mechanical devices, and an author of technical and children's books. He had four sons, which is the reason why his books were originally written for boys. The 1970s editions were for boys and girls. Alfred Morgan made many valuable contributions to developments in the field of radio and electronics. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a radio manufacturer for a number of years. His most notable books were a series of juvenile books about Radio and Electronics. This series included the Boys First, Second, Third & Fourth Book Of Radio And Electronics. " ; 7.90 X 5.10 X 1.50 inches; 465 pages 
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14 Mott, John M. Electric: a Treatise on Electric Phenomena: the Laws Governing the Same; Lightning Rods, and Their Necessary Application to Buildings for Safety. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.
Chicago Ingram, Hevener & Co. 1892 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
122, [6 advertising] pages, illustrations, cloth, 5 by 7 inches, a little shelf wear otherwise fine. Very scarce. From the preface: "The construction and application of lightning rods has appeared to most persons a matter too simple to need aid from books, while not a few have looked upon the whole theory as absurd, and as a source of danger rather than of safety. There has been, consequently, but little encouragement for the publishing of a work calculated to fully exhibit to the reader those fact which are requisite for his guidance in applying the discovery of Franklin successfully to the protection of life and property." 
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15 Osborne, Thomas and Mendel, Lafayette B. with The Cooperation Of Edna L. Ferry. Feeding Experiments with Isolated Food-Substances.
Washington Carnegie Institution 1911 Softcover Good 
From the Laboratories of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and the Sheffield Laboratory of Physiological Chemistry of Yale University. [2], 53 pages, tables, wrappers, back-strip reinforced with tape, text very good. M663A; 53 pages 
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16 Pearl, Raymond Variation and Differentiation in Ceratophyllum.
Washington Carnegie Institution of Washington 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
With the assistance of Olive M. Pepper and Florence J. Hagle. 136 pages, diagrams (1 folding) , tables, newly rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the Wikipedia website, "Raymond Pearl (3 June 1879 - 17 November 1940) was an American biologist, regarded as one of the founders of biogerontology. He spent most of his career at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Pearl was a prolific writer of academic books, papers and articles, as well as a committed populariser and communicator of science. At his death, 841 publications were listed against his name. " Also from Wikipedia, "Ceratophyllum is a cosmopolitan genus of flowering plants, commonly found in ponds, marshes, and quiet streams in tropical and in temperate regions. They are usually called hornworts, although this name is also used for unrelated plants of the division Anthocerotophyta. " ; Ex-Library; 136 pages 
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17 Perrett, Frank A[Lvord] The Volcano-Seismic Crisis At Montserrate 1933-1937.
Washington Carnegie Institution of Washington 1939 First Edition Softcover Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication No. 512. Xii, 76 pages, 4 maps (1 in color) , well illustrated, 1 folding chart, wrappers, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From Time Magazine issue of January 25, 1943: "Died. Frank Alvord Perret, 75, volcanologist; of heart disease; in Manhattan. A frail-looking, white-goateed, bespectacled soul, he spent more than half of his adult life dwelling on the slopes of volcanoes, became one of the great authorities on them, a man much sought after by nervous volcano-neighbors. After studying Mount Etna in 1910 he warned the local citizens to move, got out himself; a few weeks later some 250 skeptics died during Etna's eruption. He was summoned to Martinique in 1929 when Pelée gave signs of becoming active again. Nearby St. Pierre had been demoralized by fear and its economic life was virtually finished. Perret foresaw no more dangerous eruptions, settled on Pelée to show his confidence, stayed there ten years. St. Pierre was reassured, revived, and Martinique celebrated a newly created Frank A. Perret Day in 1937, made him an honorary citizen. " ; Ex-Library; 76 pages 
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18 Reti, Ladislao and Dibner, Bern Leonardo Da Vinci: Technologist. Three Essays on Some Designs and Projects of the Florentine Master in Adapting Machinery and Technology to the Problems in Art, Industry and War.
Norwalk, CT Burndy Library 1969 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
96 pages, illustrations, wrappers, 8 by 11 inches, fine. Burndy Library. Publication No. 25. Contents : The two unpublished manuscripts of Leonardo da Vinci in Madrid, by L. Reti. --Leonardo da Vinci, prophet of automation, by B. Dibner. --Leonardo da Vinci the technologist; the problem of prime movers, by L. Reti. R523 ; 96 pages 
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19 Richards, Theodore William and, Wells, Roger Clark A Revision of the Atomic Weights of Sodium and Chlorine.
Washington Carnegie Institution of Washington 1905 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication No.28. 70 pages, newly rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the introduction: "The investigation of the atomic weights of the extremely common elements sodium and chlorine was undertaken because of an unaccountable discrepancy which appeared in the composition of a sample of very pure sodic bromide, as compared with the results of Stas. This sodic bromide had been prepared for the purpose of determining the transition temperature of its hydrated crystals; and a preparation which yielded a constant transition point, therefore giving evidence of great purity, nevertheless possessed a perceptibly lower combining weight that that indicated by Stas's results. " ; Ex-Library; 70 pages 
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20 Richelson, Jeffrey T. The Wizards of Langley: the Cia's Directorate of Science and Technology
Boulder Westview Press 2001 0813366992 / 9780813366999 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Xiv, 386 pages, 8 plates, cloth, DJ, very good. AVS19 From the dust jacket: "In this first full-length study of the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology. Author Jeffrey T. Richelson introduces us to key personalities who helped shape the directorate: Edwin Land of Polaroid, Albert Wheelon, Carl Duckett, and others who operated secretly within the directorate such as Antonio Mendez, whose 'technical service' skills help six Americans escape Iran after the seizure of the U. S. Embassy in 1979." From Publishers Weekly: In recent years, the media have presented several reports on the tragic and scandalous 1953 death of army scientist Frank Olson. Ten days before Olson died, a Central Intelligence Agency researcher had slipped a dose of LSD into the unwitting Olson's drink. The hapless army scientist quite literally went mad and leapt to his death from the window of his New York hotel room. Press accounts have couched Olson's death as the work of a sinister CIA. In Richelson's even presentation, the Olson case, horrific as it was, is less representative of a CIA run amok than it is of a paranoid Cold War mentality in which the nation's premier intelligence agency was tasked with developing extraordinary measures for extraordinary times. The directorate responsible for those measures is the focus of this fine and meticulously researched study by master Langley-ologist Richelson . Richelson places into context the directorate of science and technology's operations, from sci-fi-style remote-viewing experiments to very practical scientific advances that would eventually find application in heart pacemaker technology. Espionage aficionados will recognize a set of familiar project code names: JENNIFER, MKULTRA and others. Familiar spy personalities are also in abundance: Ray Cline, William Colby, Richard Helms. But Richelson expounds on what's already known, giving new insights into such matters as the development of U. S. Aerial and space reconnaissance systems. The evolution of the aircraft that would become the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane is particularly fascinating, as is the story of the New York Times's investigative reporter Seymour Hersh's apparent agreement to a 1972 request from the CIA to withhold the true mission of the Glomar Explorer, a spy ship that had been dispatched to recover a sunken Soviet submarine. " AVS19 ; 386 pages 
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