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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1937. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Very good in black cloth boards with orange title to front board and to spine. Rubbing to title on front board as well as minor soiling. Previous owner's name to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Illustrated. 279 pages. African History. AFR/062712. Very Good.
London: The Journal of Science, 1883. Paperback. Very good in original orange wrappers, light chipping to edges. Interior is clean w/bright text. Laid-in is a photo of an artificial sunspot taken over water, corresponding to The Constitution of the Sun article by R. Lamont. Pages 121-184. Science. SCI/10163. Very Good.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1956. Hardcover. Readers Union editio. 8vo. Very good in very good white, red and black illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor fading and browning to spine panel and minor edgewear. Previous owner's name havs been rubbed off of front free end page. Else is clean and bright with several illustrations throughout. 278 pages. History of Science. HISSCI/11122. Very Good / Very Good.
Chicago: National Dairy Council, 1960. Paperback. Very good in brown paper illustrated folder containing unbound color illustrated plates with corresponding text on the opposite side. Also has a 4 page teacher's supplement explaining how to use the plates to teach children healthful living habits. A unique and interesting title, quite scarce. Light edgewear to folder. Interior is clean and bright. Americana (wraps). AME/4253. Very Good.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1965. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light wear to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright. Black dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to spine ends. 2 small closed tears to top edge of jacket. Light rubbing to rear panel. 359 pages. African History. AFR1/4302. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ.
Paris: Imprimerie De Ch. Lahure et Cie, 1862. Paperback. In Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Pamphlet lacks original wrappers. Very clean w/no foxing or fading; text is bright and clear. Light chipping along spine where strings once were. In French, with several diagrams. Also contains a fold-out spectrum in rear (Analyse Chimique), which is in color. Pages 61-91. SCI/021104. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co, 1948. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown leather covered boards with gilt title to black title label on spine. Two large chips to head and foot of spine including small portion of title label. Crack to rear hinge. Foxing throughout, though text remains bright. 480 pages. MATH/040918. very Good-.
Beirut: Almassar, n.d. [ca. 2000]. Hardcover. First Edition. In French. Inscribed by Joublatt's son, Walid Joumblatt: "To Congressman Shays /With all my respect and friendship/ W. Joumbatt 7/7/2007" Kamal Joumblatt was an important Lebanese political leader who headed the anti-government forces in the Lebanese Civil War until he was assassinated in 1977. His son, Walid, is the Lebanese Druze leader. An admiring biography with b&w photographs throughout that document Joumblatt's life as an important world figure. Folio volume bound in black cloth with silver title to spine and blind stamped title and portrait on front cover. In very good plus condition. Pictorial dust jacket with red title to spine and front, which also has photograph of Joumblatt. Invery good condition with slight bumping and minor chips. Interior is in fine condition. 224 pages. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Santa Monica, CA: Clover Park Press, 1994. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on half title. Near mint blue coated cloth 8vo., bright gilt to spine. In mint illustrated d.j. Interior clean and tight, except for previous owner's small pink stamp to title page and contents page. 289 pp. Africa. AFR/6053. Near Fine.
Berlin: Carl Koepsel's Buchdruckerei, 1885. Paperback. Good plus in original paper wrappers, some soiling. Interior is clean, in German. Binding fragile and unattached near middle of pamphlet, thus comprised of two separate parts. Contains mathematical equations, charts, and an illustration in rear. 34 pp. In wrpas Science. SCI/10163. Good +.