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Report on radiation and the quantum-theory

James Hopwood Jeans

Report on radiation and the quantum-theory

GENUINE FIRST EDITION. The Physical Society of London. The Electrician Printing & Publishing Co., London, 1914. Hardcover, 90 pages. Green cloth. Some shelf-wear and rubbing to extremities. Corners bumped, spine ends worn. Text is clean and bright, binding is tight. Overall very good copy. Sir James Hopwood Jeans was an English physicist, astronomer and mathematician. He made important contributions to the development of quantum theory and to theoretical astrophysics, especially to the theory of stellar structure. Report on Radiation was the first complete account of all known aspects of qu...
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Theodore Dreiser  The Genius

Theodore Dreiser

The Genius

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. John Lane, New York, 1915. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. First edition, first state with page number on 497. First printing measures 1-3/4'' across top covers. Light shelf wear and rubb....
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Faulkner Willliam  The Town

Faulkner Willliam

The Town

Random House, 1957. Hardcover,371pp. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Red cloth binding, gilt/grey titles, top edge stained grey. Stated “First Printing” on the copyright page. First state DJ, dated 5/57, price $3.95 intact. Li....
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Varlam Shalamov  Kolyma Stories (First Russian Edition)

Varlam Shalamov

Kolyma Stories (First Russian Edition)

Варлам Шаламов Колымские рассказы. Первое издание книги на русском языке, подготовленное без участия, ведома и согласия автора по рукописи, распространявшейся в самиздате. предисл. М. Геллера. Лондон: Overseas publications interchange LTD, 1978. 895 с.....
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Thomas Wolfe  Of Time and the River

Thomas Wolfe

Of Time and the River

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Hard Cover. Copyright page: ‘A’ and Scribners seal. Publisher's black cloth, stamped in green, gilt and blind; in the original pictorial dust jacket, with a wave theme in dark green a....
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John Updike  Rabbit Is Rich: Signed

John Updike

Rabbit Is Rich: Signed

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, SIGNED Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1982. Signed by the author. First Edition C....
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Robert Ridgway, S. A. Forbes  The Ornithology of Illinois Vol. I

Robert Ridgway, S. A. Forbes

The Ornithology of Illinois Vol. I

ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Authority Of the State Legislature, 1889. H. W. Rokker, Printer And Binder, Springfield, IL, 1889. Hardcover 520 pages with 32 engraved plates. Vol. 1 only. Green cloth with Eagle design in gold on front cover. Color lithograph fronti....
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Westlake, Donald  Good Behavior

Westlake, Donald

Good Behavior

Cloth Covered Boards(Slipcase). Special Limited Edition, #851 of 1000 produced exclusively for Neiman-Marcus. 4to, 244 pp. Clean, crisp and tight contents and end pages. Numbered and signed by author. Fresh, black cloth boards with clear, copper-colored d....
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Cormac McCarthy  The Road

Cormac McCarthy

The Road

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING Alfred A. Knopf, Inc, New York, New York, 2006. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Stated “First Edition” on the copyright page. $24.00 dj price is present. Slight shelf-wear to dj . A be....
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Ernest Hemingwa  A Farewell to Arms

Ernest Hemingwa

A Farewell to Arms

Charles Schribner's Sons, New York, 1953. Hardcover. Clean boards. No writing. Tight and square binding. Dust jacket is NOT clipped ($3.00) , small scuffs and small chips on edges. Text clean and crisp. Spine lightly toned. Overall: very nice copy.
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Harris, Joel Chandler  On The Plantation

Harris, Joel Chandler

On The Plantation

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. D. Appleton, New York, 1892. Hardcover, 8vo. [i-xii], [1]-233, [234], 10 pp advertisements. Portrait frontispiece, other illustrations in text. Mustard cloth. Brown-coated end papers. Published April 16, 1892 preced....
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