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Physics in the 20th Century, Curt SUPLEE
1 Curt SUPLEE Physics in the 20th Century
U.S.A. Harry N. Abrams 1999 0810943646 / 9780810943643 1st Edition Hardcover As New Fine Book 

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Educating Crippled Children - Presenting the Ohio Plan - Inscribed 1st Edition, Hazel C. Hadley
2 Hazel C. Hadley Educating Crippled Children - Presenting the Ohio Plan - Inscribed 1st Edition
Columbus, Ohio No Publisher 1927 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Issued Book With Photos & Fold-out Map Inscribed By Hazel C. Hadley
1927, Hazel C. Hadley. Approx. 6x9 inches. In about fine collectible condition. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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What Is Scientology?: Based on the Works of L. Ron Hubbard, Hubbard, L. Ron
3 Hubbard, L. Ron What Is Scientology?: Based on the Works of L. Ron Hubbard
Los Angeles Church of Scientology of California 1978 0884040615 / 9780884040613 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book L. Ron Hubbard , Photographer Signed by Author(s)
signed on the front free endpaper 'L. Ron Hubbard / Founder' 
Price: 3500.00 USD
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Lost Moon, Jim LOVELL
4 Jim LOVELL Lost Moon
Boston Houghto Mifflin 1994 0395670292 / 9780395670293 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book With Photos Inscribed By Jim Lovell

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Story of Television The Life of Philo T. Farnsworth, Philo T. Farnsworth,  George Everson
5 Philo T. Farnsworth, George Everson The Story of Television The Life of Philo T. Farnsworth
NY W.W. Norton 1949 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Inscribed by Author(s)
Front hinge shows a hairline split of the paper. Still firm, tight, clean , and bright. Overall VG. Philo Taylor Farnsworth (1906 - 1971) was an American inventor and television pioneer. His patents were crucial to the development of television.He is perhaps best known for his 1927 invention of the first fully functional video camera tube, the "image dissector", as well as the first fully functional and complete television system. Farnsworth developed a television system complete with receiver and camera, which he produced commercially in the form of the Farnsworth Television and Radio Corporation, from 1938 to 1951, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In later life, Farnsworth invented a small nuclear fusion device, the Farnsworth-Hirsch fusor, or simply "fusor", employing inertial electrostatic confinement (IEC). Although not a practical device for generating nuclear energy, the fusor serves as a viable source of neutrons.The design of this device has been the acknowledged inspiration for subsequent approaches to fusion reactor design. Farnsworth held 300 patents, mostly in radio and television. 
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Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown, Stephen Jay GOULD [signed]
6 Stephen Jay GOULD [signed] Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown
NY Harmony 1997 0609600761 / 9780609600764 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
In 1950 at age eight, prompted by an issue of Life magazine marking the century's midpoint, Stephen Jay Gould started thinking about the approaching turn of the millennium. In this beautiful inquiry into time and its milestones, he shares his interest and insights with his readers. Refreshingly reasoned and absorbing, the book asks and answers the three major questions that define the calendrical event. First, what exactly is this concept of a millennium and how has its meaning shifted? How did the name for a future thousand-year reign of Jesus Christ on earth get transferred to the passage of a secular period of a thousand years in current human history? When does the new millennium really begin: January 1, 2000, or January 1, 2001? (Although seemingly trivial, the debate over this issue tells an intriguing story about the cultural history of the twentieth century.) And why must our calendars be so complex, leading to our search for arbitrary regularity, including a fascination with millennia? As always, Gould brings into his essays a wide range of compelling historical and scientific fact, including a brief history of millennial fevers, calendrical traditions, and idiosyncrasies from around the world; the story of a sixth-century monk whose errors in chronology plague us even today; and the heroism of a young autistic man who has developed the extraordinary ability to calculate dates deep into the past and the future. Ranging over a wide terrain of phenomena-from the arbitrary regularities of human calendars to the unpredictability of nature, from the vagaries of pop culture to the birth of Christ--Stephen Jay Gould holds up the mirror to our millennial passions to reveal our foibles, absurdities, and uniqueness-- in other words, our humanity. 
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