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1 Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-84 In One Volume)
AAAI-84; American Association for Artificial Intelligence Los Altos, California, USA William Kaufman 1984 0865760802 / 9780865760806 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 368 pages; Oversize/heavy book; The textblock is tight and has no internal markings save for a very light thumbprint on one page and highlighting on two pages; Cream-colored cover with the title in red with shelf and edge wear that includes light rubbing; The back cover has a large close tear to bottom right (about six and a half inches) and another close tear to the middle, else modest shelf and edge wear; . (This volume comprises the written record of research presented at the fourth national conference on artificial intelligence and reflected a capsule summary of the scientific state of AI at the time. The American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) was the sponsor of the conference and is a scientific society whose principal goal is to promote research in the field. The contents include: Foreword, Organization of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, AAAI-84 Program Committee, Additional Reviewers, Acknowledgments, Corrigendum, The 1984 Publisher's Prize, Other Nominated Papers, AAAI-84 Conference schedule, Topical Index of Proceedings for AAAI-84, AAAI-84 Proceedings, Author Index and more.) 
Price: 10.13 USD

 
2 The American Museum of Natural History: Science Guide No 118 (Revised Edition)
American Museum of Natural History New York City, New York, USA Man and Nature Publications, the American Museum of Natural History 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 252 pages with index; Science Guide: No 118, Revised edition; Black & white photographs, illustrations; Book block is tight with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia; Pictorial cover with shelf & edge wear including two small creases, close tear at bottom right of spine (light nicks top & tail of spine); ......(The American Museum of Natural History is located in Theodore Roosevelt Park, and occupies most of the space between Central Park West and 81st Street, with this, 'The American Museum of Natural History, A General Guide' providing the Museum visitor a key to an appreciation of what's there, and also the layout in a logical, chronicle order. For example, it offers first a very good introduction to the Museum, then General important information, Public Instruction, The Exhibition Hall, Astronomy and the Planetarium, Geology and Paleontology, Invertebrates, Insects and Spiders, Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Animal Behavior, Anthropology, General Ecology, followed by Popular versus Scientific Words.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
 
3 Oceanography
Boy Scouts of America Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.A. Boy Scouts of America 1965 0839533063 / 9780839533061 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled Wraps; 1998 Printing of the 1993 Revision; Merit Badge Series; 72 Pages; Line illustrations, maps and black and white photographs; Textblock is tight, bright and clean with unmarked, undamaged pages. Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear. The oceans are an essential part of the ecological system that keeps the earth in balance. They affect our planet's climate and may be important sources of energy for future generations. Oceanography is not a single science, but instead a combination of several studies. 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
4 Chemistry Survival Skills
Brault, Margaret; MacDevitt, Margaret L. (Northern Michigan University ) Lexington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. D C Heath & Co 1988 0669171433 / 9780669171433 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 103 pages; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Pages are all securely attached; Bright blue, green and white pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including a very small amount of light rubbing; . (The purpose of this book is not only to help you with the 'survival skills', but to help you learn more and enjoy it. You'll also discover that this is applicable not only to chemistry but to other courses as well. It's based on successful teachings from general study skills books and programs, being modified specifically to make it more useful for chemistry. This book is composed of seven chapters which focus on skill building in: time management, concentration, listening and note-taking, reading the chemistry test, problem solving, test-taking, and the laboratory.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
 
5 Rand McNally Astronomy Encyclopedia
Clapham, Frances M.; Taylor, Ron; Rand McNally and Company U.S.A. Rand McNally & Company 1984 0528823949 / 9780528823947 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cover By Denise Gardner 
; 141 pages with index; Oversize book; Color photographs/illustrations with some photographs/illustrations in black & white; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names; Unfaded pictorial boards with modest shelf and edge wear mainly to tips of corners; . (A thorough introductory education about space. The main sections are entitled: What is Space?, Looking at Space, The Sun's Family, The Stars, Man and Space with sub-sections, and also includes a dictionary of astronomy with the index.) 
Price: 6.39 USD

 
6 The Promise of Space
Clarke, Arthur C. USA Harper & Row, Publishers 1968 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 325 Pages; 64 Pages of black and white photographs; Textblock is tight, bright, and clean with no internal markings or names save for stamp to right top corner of front free endpaper. Black boards have a fading but readable copper title to spine. This is an interesting compilation about space, the planet, stars and the moon. 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
 
7 Invitation to Biology
Curtis, Helena New York, New York Worth Publishers 1972 0879010207 / 9780879010201 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Baty, Shirley 
; 587 pages; First Edition/First Printing; Heavy book; Black & white photographs, illustrations, maps; Textblock is tight with highlighting/underlining in the book (former owners details on front-free endpaper/back paste-down endpaper - still a sound copy); Endpapers are green; Green cloth covered boards with title on front board & spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear including wear to tips/top-tail of spine; .....('Invitation to Biology' is, in many respects a short version of 'Biology'. The main sections of this reference work covers: CELLS [The Nature of Living Things, The Cell, Genetics]; ORGANISMS [The World of Living Things, Plants, Animal Physiology]; ECOLOGY; and more. Generously illustrated.) 
Price: 9.86 USD

 
8 Dairy Cattle and Milk Production
Eckles, Clarence H. (B.S.A., D.Sc); Anthony, Ernest L. (Revised by); Palmer, Leroy S. (Revised by) New York, New York, U.S.A. The Macmilian Company 1939 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 520 pages with index; Third Edition, Revised eighth printing 1947; Working Copy; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with light wear to book (mainly to pages 9, 255, 256); Brown cloth-covered boards with title in dark brown to front board & to the spine; Has shelf and edge wear including some light discoloration (mainly to tail-end of spine); . Although written primarily for students of agriculture, this contains essential information regarding the dairy cow, with the aim to present information in a easily understood format. This revised edition by two former students of Dr. Eckles was undertaken by invitation of Mrs. Eckles and is offered as a tribute to a great dairy leader, scientist and teacher, Dr. Clarence Henry Eckles.) 
Price: 5.93 USD

 
 
9 Essentials of Biological Chemistry (Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Textbook Series)
Fairley, James L.; Kilgour, Gordon L. (Michigan State University) New York, New York, U.S.A. Reinhold Publishing Corporation 1963 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 287 pages with index; 1963 printing; Black & white line drawings; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for former owners name & details neatly written inside the front cover; Tangerine cloth covered boards with the title in gold; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (Relating chemical structure to biological function and originally written to serve as a text for the introductory course in biochemistry at the undergraduate level. With thirteen thorough chapters and index). 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
10 Textbook of Physical Chemistry, Second Edition
Glasstone, Samuel DSc, PhD (Consultant to the United States Atomic Energy Commission) Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A. D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1946 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 1320 pages with index, Second edition, eleventh printing, 1956; Heavy Book; Black & white diagrams; Textblock is tight and bright with light underlining on approximately seventeen pages and very light marginalia seen on three pages; Former owners name neatly written on front paste-down endpaper; Boards are black with the title in gold with modest shelf and edge wear; . (In writing this book, the author gives a modern point of view in physical chemistry at the time of printing, instead of grafting as was so often done prior to this time. Emphasis was laid on the historical development of the various subjects discussed, and another feature is the description of experimental methods. It has been said that chemistry deals with the combination of atoms and physics with the forces between atoms, so it's reasonable for a book on physical chemistry should begin with a consideration of the structure of an atom. Following the introduction the chapters are: Atomic Structure and Atomic Spectra, Radioactivity and Isotopes, First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, The Gaseous State, The Solid State, Changes of State, The Liquid State, Physical Properties and Molecular Structure, Dilute Solutions, Phase Equilibria, Chemical Equilibrium and Free Energy, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, and Surface Phenomena.) 
Price: 13.22 USD

 
 
11 Laboratory Manual: Concepts in Chemistry (Third Edition)
Greenstone, Arthur W. New York City, New York, USA Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1975 0153624299 / 9780153624292 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Gruger Studios 
; Wraps; 187 pages, Third edition; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight and free of internal markings; Unfaded pictorial cover with no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear including a 1/2 inch close tear to top right of the front cover; . (This manual was designed to accompany 'Concepts in Chemistry, Third edition' by Arthur W. Greenstone and Sidney P. Harris. Science involves a never-ending search and here you'll find 61 thorough, educational sections to help guide you along in your own research and learning. Includes Introduction to the Laboratory at the beginning, which lays the foundation for the rest of the manual and for safety.) 
Price: 10.48 USD

 
12 Petrography and Petrology
Grout, Frank F. New York City, New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1932 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 522 pages with index; First Edition/Sixth Impression; Black & white diagrams, illustrations, photos; Textblock is tight & square; Former owners bookplate on front paste-down endpaper; Gently tanned pages with light wear on endpapers, but no marginalia and no foxing in the text; Edges of textblock have what appear to be very feint foxing; Burgundy cloth-covered boards with title in gilt on spine; Has modest wear including shelf-rubbing to boards, light wear to tips/top-tail of spine - a solid copy; ......(Originally used as a textbook, this combined a moderately advanced laboratory study of rocks with a classroom discussion of the origin of the features seen in the lab. Petrography is here regarded as the systematic and descriptive side of the study of rocks, whereas petrology is more comprehensive, covering not only the description, but also the theories of origin of rocks, and the interpretation of the facts in petrography. Very detailed, and illustrated.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
 
13 Lasers--The Light Fantastic
Hallmark, Clayton L. Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Tab Books 1979 0830698574 / 9780830698578 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 294 pages with index; Second printing June 1979; Black & white line illustrations; Textblock is tight with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia; Light discoloration to bottom part of textblock pages (the lower 1/4 of book, but no sticking; Boards & spine are chocolate brown with title in gold; Has modest shelf & edge wear; . (The laser is one of the most important developments of modern science and is used extensively in medicine, by the armed forces and in every facet of industry where precise measurements are needed; Simply stated, the laser is a beam of light. It's so concentrated and powerful that it could produce power densities millions of times as intense as those on the surface of the sun, yet be controlled so precisely that surgeons can use it to perform delicate operations. The early chapters of the book discuss general matters and provide the background for understanding the later chapters. The later chapters discuss the theory of lasers and related devices. An excellent book for learning and for reference.) 
Price: 6.03 USD

 
14 The How and Why Wonder Book of: Stars
Hoss, Norman New York, New York, U.S.A. Grosset & Dunlap 1975 0448050641 / 9780448050645 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall James Ponter 
; Wraps; 47 pages; 1977 printing; Color and black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight and bright with a small mark on one page; Pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including gentle creasing, nicks, and some feint rubbing; . (Produced and approved by noted authorities, this series of books answers questions most often asked about science, nature and history. Presented in a clear, readable style, it contains many colorful and instructive illustrations.) 
Price: 6.03 USD

 
 
15 Cell Physiology
Howland, John L. (Bowdoin College) New York, New York, U.S.A. The MacMillan Company 1973 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 471 pages with index; 1973 printing; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings, save for a light mark to fore-edge of textblock; Boards are black with the title in metallic blue; Unfaded pictorial dust-jacket with some shelf and edge wear including a 1/4 close tear to back panel bottom right and two one inch close tears to front panel, top left and right with three light nicks; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (This broad introduction to cell physiology emphasizes the regulation of cellular processes, the fundamental role of membranes in the life of the cell, control mechanisms, modern experimental techniques, and a chemical approach to the cell in general. Part 1: The structural and chemical basis of cell physiology; Part 2: Cell metabolism, Part 3: Membranes and the integration of cell function; Part 4: Cell growth and genetic regulation; and Part 5: The cellular environment.) 
Price: 6.47 USD

 
16 Hazardous Materials
Isman, Warren E. (Director Dept of Fire and Rescue Services Montgomery County, Maryland; Carlson, Gene P. , Associate Editor, International Fire Service Training Association, Oklahoma State University) New York, New York, U.S.A. MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. 1980 0024750204 / 9780024750204 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 445 pages with index OVERSIZE/HEAVY; Black & white photographs and illustrations; Textblock is tight with some highlighting, former owners name neatly written to top right of front-free endpaper; Bright red, grey and white boards with title in black; Has modest shelf & edge wear including some rubbing; . (The text was originally written as a basic text for the college-level course in hazardous materials and as a practical source book for field personnel who may not have the opportunity to take the course. Gives basic information about the properties of hazardous materials and the methods that are most appropriate for handling the various kinds of accidents that can occur with these substances, while also offering senior officer instruction in managerial techniques that are essential in making intelligent, knowledgeable decisions in directing operations in which hazardous materials are involved. The chapter are: The Hazardous Materials Incident, Review of Basic Chemistry, Health Hazards, Explosives, Oxidizers, and Radioactive Materials, Cryogenics, Compressed Gases, and Flammables, Identification of Hazardous Materials, Preplanning for Incidents, Command and Communications, Disaster Management, Decision Making, Railroad Transportation, Truck Transportation, Pipeline Transportation, Airline Transportation, Marine Transportation, Fixed Exterior Storage Facilites, followed by Glossary, Index and Index of Incidents.) 
Price: 9.97 USD

 
 
17 Personality: Dynamics, Development, and Assessment
Janis, Irving L. Mahl, George F. Kagan, Jerome Holt, Robert R. USA Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. 1969 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 859 Pages including index; Textblock is tight and bright save for some underlining and highlighting. Blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt title. Modest shelf and edge wear; .....(The major goal of this book is to give students a sound introduction to the scientific study of personality.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
18 Medical Parasitology: A Self-Instructional Text
Leventhal, Ruth; Cheadle, Russell F. (Assistant Professor of Medical Technology Floyd Junior College Rome, Georgia) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. F. A. Davis Company 1979 0803655967 / 9780803655966 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Eliot Hoffman 
; Wraps; 166 pages with index; Fifth printing 1984; Oversize/heavy book; Color photographs, line drawings; Textblock is free of internal markings save for former owners name written inside front cover, pages have light rippling (some pages toward the back have light discoloration marks); Light brown, pictorial cover with title in white & black; Shelf & edge wear includes light rippling, crease on back cover, light nicks to edges, else modest wear; . (This book was designed to provide a concise description of the biology and epidemiology of human parasites, coupled with an extensive series of color photographs and line drawings to facilitate visual recognition of parasites found in clinical specimens. This book will explain parasitism as a biologic concept and will discuss specific parasites of medical importance including the information necessary to assist in the diagnosis of infection. At the completion of this self-study unit, the student will be able to recall scienctific and common names for each parasite studied, state the general geographic distribution of each parasite, discuss the procedures involved in concentration, culture, and staining techniques used for identification as well as the potential sources of error involved and much, more.) 
Price: 7.69 USD

 
 
19 Human Memory: The Processing of Information
Loftus, Geoffrey R.; Loftus, Elizabeth F. U.S.A. Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc Inc 1976 089859135X / 9780898591354 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 179 pages with index; No printing edition indicated; Black & white illustrations throughout; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings; Cover has no fading, no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear including light wear to corners; . (For many years the study of human memory has been a popular study and since the late 1960's a new framework began to take shape. This book presents a broad overview of the framework, including descriptions of (1) the major theoretical components of the framework and (2) the critical research findings that justify the establishment of these components and illuminate the mechanisms by which they operate. Following a short introductory chapter, the remaining chapters highlight sensory store, short-term store, long-term memory for new material, recognition memory, long-term memory for meaningful material, semantic memory and practical applications. An excellent reference work. ) 
Price: 6.41 USD

 
20 Experiments for Electronic Principles (A Laboratory Manual for Use with Electronic Principles)
Lowe, Alan W.; Newby, Cynthia (Editors); Malvino, Albert Paul; Johnson Gregory F. New York, New York, U.S.A. McGraw-Hill Book Company 1973 0070398402 / 9780070398405 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 229 pages; Textblock is tight with some marginalia; Pictorial soft cover with modest shelf and edge wear including a 1/4 inch close tear to front panel, top left at spine, and rubbing; . (This laboratory manual contains 47 experiments to help yo learn the theory of 'Electronic Principles' well enough to make it work in the laboratory. Each experiment is straightforward and the 'equipment list' lists the parts and instruments needed. 'Procedure' gives each step and finally, 'questions' is a test to let teacher and student find out how much was learned.) 
Price: 6.40 USD

 
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