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1 Alland, Alexander, Jr. The Human Imperative.
New York Columbia University Press 1972 0231083017 / 9780231083010 Very Good 
Later printing. Trade paperback. viii, 185 pp. Bibliography. A solid copy with only light wear. "...a readable rejoinder from an anthropologist equipped to rebut authoritatively the dismal conclusions many have drawn that war and conflict are inescapable." 
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2 Asimov, Isaac Beginnings: The Story of Origins - of Mankind, Life, the Earth, the Universe
New York Walker & Company (1987). 0802710034 / 9780802710031 Very Good Very Good 
Book Club Edition. 241 pp. Index. Dust jacket has a couple of tiny tears. "Asimov, author of A History of Physics and countless other books, discusses origins, from human flight to viruses, earth and the solar system. He examines the beginning of civilization and the evolution of life, from single-cell organisms to modern humans." - PW 
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The Earth's Beginning, Ball, Robert Stawell, Sir
3 Ball, Robert Stawell, Sir The Earth's Beginning
New York D. Appleton 1902 First American Edition Very Good 
Blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. xii, 384 pp. Illustrated. Index. No dust jacket. Previous owners' name, sticker, and date stamp. Minor wear to binding, rear hinge cracked. Contents solid. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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Deep Time: How Humanity Communicates Across Millennia, Benford, Gregory
4 Benford, Gregory Deep Time: How Humanity Communicates Across Millennia
New York Bard (1999). 0380975378 / 9780380975372 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
225 pages. Signed by the author. A clean copy with only light wear. "In his first foray into book-length nonfiction, acclaimed science fiction writer and physics professor Benford combines a scientist's perspective and a novelist's imagination to produce a provocative and disturbing look into 'deep time,' the far future that may be beyond the limits of our civilization and our species, but not beyond the reach of our technology." - PW 
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5 Bennett, Jeffrey Beyond UFOs: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life and Its Astonishing Implications for Our Future
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press (2008). 0691135495 / 9780691135496 Fine Fine 
Blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. xiv, 211 pp. Illustrated. Index. Corner crease to half-title page. A clean, attractive copy. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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6 Blumberg, Paul Inequality in an Age of Decline
New York Oxford University Press (1981). 0195029674 / 9780195029673 Very Good 
Reprint. Trade paperback. xv, 290 pp. Minor wear to covers. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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Curiosities of Natural History, Buckland, Francis T.
7 Buckland, Francis T. Curiosities of Natural History
Yorkshire EP Publishing 1975 0827732996 / 9780827732995 Very Good Very Good 
Reproduction of the 1858 third edition. xvi, 319 pp. Illustrated. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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8 Campbell, Stephen K. Flaws and Fallacies in Statistical Thinking
Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall (1974). 0133222144 / 9780133222142 First Edition Very Good 
Trade paperback. viii, 200 pp. Illustrated. Index. Previous owner's name and number. "Discusses erroneous statistical arguments and the misuse of percents, graphs, charts, averages, estimates, and comparisons in order to sell products and promote ideas." 
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9 Clarke, Arthur C. Voices from the Sky: Previews of the Coming Space Age
New York Pyramid Books (1967). Very Good 
Reprint. Paperback. 205 pp. A clean copy with only light wear. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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10 Cowen, Robert C. Frontiers of the Sea: The Story of Oceanographic Exploration
New York Bantam Books (1963). Very Good 
Reprint. Paperback. 312 pp. Illustrated. Introduction by Roger R. Revelle. Bibliography. Index. A solid copy with little wear. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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The New Conceptions of Matter, Darwin, C. G.
11 Darwin, C. G. The New Conceptions of Matter
New York The Macmillan Co. 1931 First Edition Very Good 
Blue cloth with gilt lettering. xi, 224 pages. Illustrated. Index. No dust jacket. A clean copy with little wear. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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12 Darwin, Charles The Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life
New York Mentor (1963). Very Good 
Reprint. Paperback. 479 pages. Introduction by Julian Huxley. Glossary. Index. A solid copy. 
Price: 3.95 USD
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13 Degener, Otto Plants of Hawaii National Park Illustrative of Plants and Customs of the South Seas
Very Good 
(1945). Paper covers. xv, 314 pp. Illustrated. Index/Glossary. Previous owner's name stamp, title in ink to spine. Subtitled, "First photo-lithoprint edition of 'Ferns and Flowering Plants of Hawaii National Park, with Descriptions of Ancient Hawaiian Customs and an Introduction to the Geologic History of the Islands.' " 
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14 Ellis, Carleton; Swaney, M. W.; Eastwood, Tom Soilless Growth of Plants
New York Reinhold 1951 Very Good Very Good 
Second Edition, revised and enlarged. Cloth with gilt lettering to spine. x, 277 pp. Photos. Minor foxing to endpapers and edges, bump to upper corners of boards. Hydroponics. 
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The Deep and The Past, Ericson, David B.; Wollin, Goesta
15 Ericson, David B.; Wollin, Goesta The Deep and The Past
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1964 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. xiv, 292, ix pp. Illustrated. Bibliography. A clean, attractive copy. "A scientific adventure story of seventeen years of oceanographic research in the abyssal depths of the seven seas that finally achieved a major breakthrough - the dating of the Ice Ages and of the Pleistocene Epoch." 
Price: 17.95 USD
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16 Frazier, Kendrick The Violent Face of Nature: Severe Phenomena and Natural Disasters
New York William Morrow and Co. 1979 0688035280 / 9780688035280 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth spine. 386 pp. Illustrated. Bibliography. Moderate edge wear and some creases to dust jacket. A solid copy. 
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17 From, Franz Perception of Other People
New York Columbia University Press 1971 0231034024 / 9780231034029 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth with gilt spine lettering. xxiv, 179 pp. Bibliography. Translated by Erik Kvan and Brendan Maher. Price-clipped dust jacket has a couple of short tears. 
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18 Grant, Campbell Rock Drawings of the Coso Range, Inyo County, California
Ridgecrest, CA Maturango Museum 0943041007 / 9780943041001 Very Good 
Later printing. Paper covers. xii, 147 pages. Foreword by Julian H. Steward. Illustrated. Bibliography. Index. Appendices by James W. Baird and J. Kenneth Pringle. Some fading to covers. A clean copy with only light wear. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time: A Reader's Companion, Hawking, Stephen (Ed.)
19 Hawking, Stephen (Ed.) Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time: A Reader's Companion
New York Bantam Books (1992). 0553077724 / 9780553077728 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth. Map endpapers. ix, 194 pp. Illustrated. Glossary. Prepared by Gene Stone. A clean, attractive copy. "...an extraordinary oral history - an immensely moving, endlessly fascinating portrait of one of the great minds of the twentieth century." 
Price: 17.95 USD
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20 Hoffmann, Banesh Relativity and Its Roots
New York Scientific American Books (1983). 0716714787 / 9780716714781 Very Good Very Good 
161 pp. Illustrated. Index. Spine of jacket faded. A clean, attractive copy. "Using simple examples from everyday life, an Einstein scholar offers entertaining, nontechnical demonstrations of the meaning of relativity theory. Starting with the geometrical and cosmological ideas of the ancient Greeks, the author traces the theory’s development from its basis in work by Kepler, Galileo, Newton, Faraday, Maxwell, and other scientists. Easily understood analogies and numerous instructive diagrams make this volume ideal for those with no math or science background." 
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