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Image for Mathematics:  The Story of Numbers, Symbols, and Space

Mathematics: The Story of Numbers, Symbols, and Space

By: Adler, Irving

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Golden Press: 1958

Seller ID: 143436

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear to cover, especially at corners. Yellowing paper. 56 pages. 6 5/8"w x 7 7/8"h. Brightly colored illustrations. Part of "The Golden Library of Knowledge" series. View more info

Crystal Structure of Solids, The

By: Brown, P. J.; Forsyth, J. Bruce

Price: $16.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1973

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 114400

ISBN: 0713123877

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 172 pages, graphs, charts, tables, many formulae View more info

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Brains: How They Seem to Work (FT Press Science)

By: Dale Purves

Price: $16.75

Publisher: FT Press: 2010

Seller ID: 144616

ISBN: 0137055099

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect, as new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. View more info

Discourse on Method, Optics, Geometry, and Meteorology

By: Descartes

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Bobbs - Merrill: 1965

Seller ID: 135066

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 361 pages. View more info

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Islamic designs (British Museum pattern books)

By: Eva Wilson

Price: $12.75

Publisher: British Museum Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 145037

ISBN: 0714180661

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 100 pages of b&w designs with 21 pages of introduction and notes. View more info

Image for Canada's Stonehenge: Astounding Archaeological Discoveries in Canada, England, and Wales

Canada's Stonehenge: Astounding Archaeological Discoveries in Canada, England, and Wales

By: Freemanb, Gordon R.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Kingsley: 2009

Seller ID: 143562

ISBN: 0978452615

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows price sticker residue on back otherwise as new. View more info

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Synergetics 2; Further Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking

By: Fuller, R.Buckminster;Applewhite, E. J.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128185

ISBN: 0025418807

Condition: Fine


Very clean book with sharp corners, excellent covers in purple cloth with gilt Bucky signature, very slight sun fade to lower edge only. Dust jacket showing only very slight edge wear wrapped in mylar protective jacket, text/interior spotless with many color plates, geometric figures extraordinaire. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. View more info

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Track Cyclopedia: Tenth Edition, The

By: H. C. Archdeacon, et al.

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Simmons Boardman Pub Co: 1985

Edition: 10th Ed. Ex-Library

Seller ID: 141391

ISBN: 091138202X

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very clean book from the reference section of the library. Covers show light wear, otherwise in excellent condition. 459 pages in ten sections covering all aspects of the state of the art of railroad rail. Contents include: Roadway: grading, geosynthetics, vegetation control; Ballast: track surface and alinement; Ties: cross switch, concrete; Fasteners: tie plates and spikes, rail anchors, direct fixation fastening; Special trackwork: switches, frogs, guard ra... View more info

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Mathematics in the Making

By: Hogben, Lancelot

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Doubleday & Co.: 1960

Seller ID: 140991

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with at tight binding. 320 pages. Full beige cloth boards with black spine. 8 1/4"w x 11"h. Previous owner's name inside. Many color and b&w illustrations. View more info

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Motorcycle Engineering

By: Irving, P.W.

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Clymer: 1965

Seller ID: 143278

Condition: Near Fine


330 pages, very clean inside and out, with very minor wear to covers only, faded spine. Binding is solid and text is clean and free of marking of any kind except for former owner's name on title page. A great many mechanical drawings, a few b&w photos. No publication date listed, appears to be circa '65. Chapters include: Steering geometry, Front suspension in practice, Rigid frames, Rear springing, Springing and damping methods, Manufacturing methods and materials, The power unit, Choosing the valve layout, Head design and materials, Timing and valve gear, The bottom end, Two-stroke powe... View more info

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Apprendre de toutes Pièces / Toys That Teach

By: Lewis, Michael J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Montreal, Centre Canadien d'Architecture / Canadian Centre for Architecture: 1992

Seller ID: 139963

ISBN: 0920785352

Condition: Fine


32 pages. 8"w x 9 1/4"h. Text in French and English. Exhibition catalog. View more info

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Architectural Shades and Shadows

By: McGoodwin, Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., American Institute of Architects Press: 1989

Seller ID: 144652

ISBN: 1558350535

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full gray cloth boards. Edge wear and small tears on dust jacket. 104 pages. B&w drawings and photos. "This 1904 work, reprinted in 1926, was used to teach architects and architectural draftsmen how to give form, depth, and expression to their drawings through the use of shadow casting." View more info

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Figures for Fun: Stories and Conundrums

By: Perelman, Y.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1957

Seller ID: 138533

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 152 pages. 6 3/4"w x 8 5/8"h. Black and white illustrations. Black cloth spine and pictorial paper-covered boards. View more info

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Architecture and the Crisis of Modern Science

By: Perez-Gomez, Alberto

Price: $17.95

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1985

Seller ID: 144233

ISBN: 0262660555

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 400 pages with architectural drawings, b&w photos, cross sections, elevations. In four sections with subchapters: Number and architectural proportion in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Geometry and architectural meaning in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Geometry and number as technical instruments in early modern architecture, Geometry, number and techn... View more info

Image for M.C. Escher Calidociclos:  Kalos (bello) + Eidos (figura) + Kyklos (anillo)

M.C. Escher Calidociclos: Kalos (bello) + Eidos (figura) + Kyklos (anillo)

By: Schattschneider, Doris & Wallace Walker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Germany, Taschen: 1992

Seller ID: 106477

ISBN: 3822806757

Condition: Good


"In the book "M.C.Escher kaleidocycles" (orignally published in 1977) the mathematician Doris Schattschneider and the graphic designer Wallace Walker used some of the well known periodic drawings of the Dutch artist M.C.Escher to decorate kaleidocycles. They showed how to cover kaleidocycles continuously with repeating patterns (provided they have certain symmetry properties). It should be noted that in the work of Escher himself kaleidocycles do not appear. " This is a book of kaleidocycles, folding paper three dimensional shapes, printed with art by M.C. Escher. Text in Spa... View more info

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Textbook on Spherical Astronomy

By: Smart, W. M.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: N Y, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: 6

Seller ID: 142815

ISBN: 0521291801

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Creases on spine. 432 pages. View more info

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Envisioning Information

By: Tufte, Edward R.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Cheshire, CT, Graphics Press: 1990

Seller ID: 139404

ISBN: 0961392118

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 126 pages. Slight edge wear and marks to dust jacket. "Revealed here are design strategies for enhancing the dimensionality and density of portrayals of information -- techniques exemplified in maps, the manuscripts of Galileo, timetables, notation describing dance movements, aerial photographs, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, electrocardiograms, drawings of Caler and Klee, computer visualizations, and a textbook of Euclid's geometry." Later printing. View more info