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1) ALL KINDS OF TIME
Behn, Harry
 
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1950. Presumed first, no publication date, copyright 1950. Illustrated cover, yellow endpapers, minimalist illustrations throughout. A couple of bangs to boards, name on ffep. Very good condition.. First Edition. Paper-Covered Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$16.00
2) American Clocks and Clockmakers Enlarged Edition
Drepperd, Carl W
 
Boston: Branford, 1958. Boston: Branford, 1958. Second edition. Cloth binding, 312 plus 52 pp. supplement. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and photographs. Spine faded, note to front endpaper in pencil. Extremely useful annotated lists of American clockmakers. Very good condition.. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
3) Beyond 9 to 5: Your Life in Time
Norgate, Sarah
 
New York, New York: Columbia Univ Pr, 2006. New York: Columbia, 2006. First Edition. 8vo. Hard cover, 182 pp. "Using everyday examples from around the world, psychologist Sarah Norgate here unravels both the mental and biological mysteries of our relationships with time and provides a clear understanding of the links among behavior, brain, and genes. Norgate begins by musing on the origins of our obsession with punctuality; the conflicting practices of rushing and taking things slowly; and economy-driv... more information

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$40.00
4) Cause for Wonder
Morris, Wright
 
New York: Atheneum, 1963. New York: Atheneum, 1963. First edition, first state with pp. 50 and 119 transposed. 8vo. Cloth binding, 272 pp. A quirky and evocative book that surely deserved a wider audience. Fine in near fine dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. ... more information

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$75.00
5) Measuring the Universe: Our Historic Quest to Chart the Horizons of Space and Time
Ferguson, Kitty
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Walker & Co, 2000. First edition. 342 pp. This is an eloquent and fascinating narrative on the men and women-from Aristarchus to Cassini, Sir Isaac Newton to Henrieta Leavitt and Stephen Hawking-who have unlocked the mysteries of "how far" and in so doing have changed our ideas about the size and nature of the universe and our place in it. In Ferguson's hands, the unimaginable becomes accessible and the remarkable quest something we can all share. New.. First Editio... more information

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$18.00
6) Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalists Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown
Gould, Stephen Jay
 
New York: Harmony Books, 1991. First edition. Hard cover binding, 190 pp. In this slender volume, Stephen Jay Gould addresses three questions about the millennium with his typical combination of erudition, warmth, and whimsy: As a calendrical event, what is the concept of a millennium and how has its meaning shifted over time? How did the projection of Christ's 1,000-year reign become a secular measure? And when exactly will the millennium begin--January 1, 2000, or January 2, 2001? New in new dustjacket..... more information

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$22.00
7) The Rebirth of Cosmology
Merleau-Ponty, Jacques; Morando, Bruno; Weaver, Helen (translator)
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Random House Children's Books, 1976. First American Edition. Hard cover binding, 284, xvii pp. Just short of new condition in dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$24.00
8) The Rose Window: Splendor and Symbol
Cowen, Painton
 
London: Thames & Hudson, 2005. London: Thames & Hudson, 2005. First edition. Folio. Cloth binding, 276 pp. Illustrated profusely, almost all in color. Painton Cowen has dedicated his life to the study of rose windows. Here he presents the world's best-known rose windows in over 300 new photographs and line drawings-Paris Notre Dame, Chartres, Reims, Strasbourg, Cologne, Florence, Siena, Palma de Mallorca, Santa Maria del Mar, and New York's St. John the Divine, as well as many lesser-known... more information

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$125.00
9) "Watches", disbound article from The Encyclopaedia Brittanica, Third Edition
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Edinburgh: A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar, 1797. Pages from the 3rd edition of Encyclopaedia Brittanica, The Third Edition, Edinburgh: Bell and Macfarquhar, 1797. Never bound. These pages from Vol. XVIII Warrant to Zymosimeter, pp. 803 to 806. Handmade paper, double-column format with generous section for notes. This original article covers the invention of spring or pocket-watches, mentions of clocks in history. Discussion of the role of Huygens and Hooke. Notes on striking watches, repeating watches. Leng... more information

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$300.00
10) Wells Cathedral Clock
Neale, F. and Lovell, A
 
St. Andrew's Press, 1995. St. Andrew's Press, 1995. First thus, revised edition. 12mo. Stapled wrappers with stiff covers. Illustrated in color. 24 pp. A description of the clock's works, figures and symbolism, as well as its history. Suggestions for further reading. New. . First Thus. Stapled Wrappers. New. Illus. by Illustrated. 12 mo.. ... more information

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$22.00
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