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1. Doctrina Arabum. Science and Philosophy in Medieval Islam & Their Transmission to Europe. An Exhibition Held at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Spring-Summer 1981.  Oxford: Bodleian Library, 1981. Oblong 8vo, 19pp. Original wrappers in very good condition.

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2. Pontificia Academia Scientarum. Annuaire General. Mis à Jour au 30 Avril MCMLXXXVII. Deuxième Édition.  Cité du Vatican: Pontificia Academia Scientiarum, 1987. Large 8vo, xxvi + 376pp. Illustrated. Very good original wrappers.

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3. "ALIX, EDMOND. Essai sur l'appareil locomoteur des oiseaux.  Paris: G. Masson, 1874. An important contribution to the study of aeronautics. Inscribed and signed by Alix to R. Camille Raymond. 8vo, 584pp. Illustrated with several black & white plates. Original wrappers, in good condition. Text is crisp, clean, and bright. Occasional mild foxing. Extremities are quite worn, rear cover is detached but present. ownership stamp to front cover. Very rare signed copy.

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4. "ALTER, STEPHEN G. Darwinism and the Linguistic Image: Language, Race, and Natural Theology in the Nineteenth Century.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. 8vo, xvi + 194pp. Original cloth with dustjacket, both in excellent condition. As new.

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5. "ASIMOV, ISAAC. In Search for the Elements.  New York: Basic Books, 1962. 8vo, 158pp. Very good cloth with fair d/j. D/j worn at edges. Clean interior. Sound binding. A good copy of an early edition.

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6. "BABBAGE, CHARLES. The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise. A Fragment.  Frank Cass, 1967. 'Cass Library of Science Classics, No. 6.' 8vo, 274pp. Very good cloth with gilt device to upper cover and gilt stamped label to spine. Text clean. Binding fine. Ex-library.

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7. "BARBOUR, IAN G. Myths, Models and Paradigms. A Comparative Study in Science and Religion.  New York: Harper & Row, 1974. 8vo, vi + 198 pp. Very good cloth with like d/j.

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8. "BARKER (EDITOR), PETER,ARIEW (EDITOR), ROGER. Revolution and Continuity. Essays in the History and Philosophy of Early Modern Science. [Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy, Volume 24].  Washington D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1991. 'Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy, Volume 24.' 8vo, v + 222pp. As new cloth with d/j. Interior condition excellent.

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9. "BARNES, JONATHAN. Science and Speculation. Studies in Hellenistic Theory and Practice.  Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1982. 8vo, xxvi + 351pp. Texts in English or French. Cloth with d/j in very good condition.

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10. "BEECHER, HENRY WARD. Evolution and Religion. Part I. Eight Sermons Discussing the Bearings of the Evolutionary Philosophy on the Fundamental Doctrines of Evangelical Christianity.  New York: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, 1885. 8vo, 440 + (4) pages advertisements. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. In very good condition. Binding and hinges are intact and firm; text is crisp, clean, and unmarked. Light foxing to preliminary pages, mild sunning to spine. A lovely copy of a rather scarce title. Now protected in a custom-made clear Acetate dustwrapper.

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11. "BELLONE, ENRICO, MIRELLA & RICCARDO GIACCONI (Translators), . A World on Paper. Studies on the Second Scientific Revolution.  Cambridge: MIT Press, 1980. 8vo, xvi + 220pp. Cloth with d/j. In very good condition.

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12. "BENZ, ERNST. Evolution and Christian Hope. Man's Concept of the Future, from the Early Fathers to Teilhard de Chardin.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1966. 8vo, ix + 270pp. Excellent cloth with like d/j.

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13. "BERLINSKI, DAVID. Newton's Gift: How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of the World.  New York: Free Press, 2000. 8vo, xviii + 218pp. Original cloth with dustjacket, both in excellent condition.

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14. "BISCHOF, GUSTAV. Physical, Chemical, and Geological Researches on the Internal Heat of the Globe. Volume I.  London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1841.

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15. "BJORK, DANIEL W. The Compromised Scientist: William James in the Development of American Psychology.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1983. 8vo, xvi + 222pp. Original cloth with dustjacket, in excellent condition.

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16. "BLACKWELL, RICHARD. Discovery in the Physical Sciences.  Notre Dame UP, 1969. 8vo, xiv + 240pp. Cloth. Ex library.

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17. "BOURGEY, LOUIS. Observation et expérience chez les médecins de la collection Hippocratique. [Bibliothèque d'Histoire de la Philosophie].  Paris: Libraire Philosophique J. Vrin, 1953. 8vo, 304pp. Newly rebound in black buckram with gilt lettering to spine. In fine condition.

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18. "BRADIE, MICHAEL. The Secret Chain: Evolution and Ethics. [SUNY Series in Philosophy and Biology].  Albany: State University of New York, 1994. 8vo, xiv + 198pp. Softcover, in very good plus condition. Tight binding and spotless interior. Slight wear to corners, otherwise an excellent copy.

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19. "BRADLEY, GERARD V. & DEMARCO. Science and Faith. Proceedings from the Twenty-First Annual Convention of The Fellowship of Catholic Scholars. September, 1998. Denver, Colorado.  South Bend: St. Augustine's, 2001. 8vo, x + 168pp. Soft-cover. (in print @ $16)

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20. "BRAITHWAITE, R.B. Scientific Explanation. A Study of the Function of Theory, Probability and Law in Science.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1953. 8vo, xii + 376pp. Original cloth with wrapped d-j, in very good condition.

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21. "BREWSTER, SIR DAVID; RICHARD TAYLOR; RICHARD PHILLIPS; ROBERT KANE (Editors). The London and Edinburgh Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science. / The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science. Third Series. [Volumes 1-13; nos. 1-85].  London: Richard Taylor / Richard and John E. Taylor, July 1832 - December 1838. 8vo (21.5 x 14.5cm). Bound in half black calf with marbled boards. Bookplate of 'Thomas Edmondson Jr.' on front paste-down endpaper of each volume. This is possibly the Thomas Edmondson (1792-1851) who invented the railway checking machine and dating press. Upper board of 1 volume detached; one rear board nearly detached. Occasional foxing, particularly on endpapers. Some water staining to v.12 at head and fore-edge with light affect to text. Library stamps to endpapers and title-pages. Few hinges weak. Some chipping to heads and tails. Boards are somewhat worn. Overall good condition. An impressive set. The Philosophical Magazine is the world's oldest scientific magazine and one of its finest. It has been published continuously since its inception in 1798. Over its long (and continuing) history the journal has gone through several mergers with other publications and subsequent nominal changes. A number of eminent scientists have published their groundbreaking papers in the journal. Our set includes articles by such scientific luminaries as Michael Faraday, J.F.W. Herschel, W. Sturgeon, and J.W. Draper, amongst others.

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22. "BRICKER, PHILLIP, HUGHES, R.I. (Editors). Philosophical Perspectives on Newtonian Science. [Johns Hopkins Series on the History and Philosophy of Science].  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990. viii + 248 pp. Hardcover, bound in original cloth with dustjacket. In excellent condition. Like new.

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23. "BRIGHT, LAURENCE. Whitehead's Philosophy of Physics.  New York: Sheed and Ward, 1958. Pamphlet. 'The Philosophy of Science Series.' Small 8vo, 79pp. Original wrappers in very good condition.

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24. "BRODRICK, JAMES. Galileo. The Man, his Work, his Misfortunes.  London: The Catholic Book Club, 1964. 8vo, 152pp. Excellent cloth with fair d/j. Mild staining to d/j. Illustrated. Clean interior. Decorative endpapers. Firm binding.

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25. "BRUNGS, ROBERT. You See Lights Breaking Upon Us. Doctrinal Perspectives on Biological Advance.  St. Louis: Robert Brungs, 1989. 8vo, x + 226pp. Very good soft cover. Interior condition fine.

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26. "BRUNGS, ROBERT A. Science/Technology Education in Church-Related Colleges and Universities.  St. Louis: TEST Faith/Science Press, 1990. 8vo, iv + 268pp. Good softcover. Staining to fore-edge and lower cover. Interior condition good.

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27. "CAMPANELLA, THOMAS. A Defense of Galileo the Mathematician from Florence.  Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1994. 8vo, xi + 158pp. Original cloth with dustjacket, in fine condition. As new.

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28. "COLLIN, REMY. Evolution.  New York: Hawthorn Books, 1959. Twentieth Century Encyclopedia of Catholicism, Volume 30. 8vo, 143pp. Cloth with d/j.

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29. "COOK, ALAN. Edmond Halley: Charting the Heavens and the Seas.  Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. 8vo, xvi + 540pp. Illustrated with black & white plates and maps. Original cloth with dustjacket, both in excellent condition. As new.

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30. "COONEN, L. P. The Genesis of Biology.  Washington, DC: The Thomist Press, 1964. 'Compact Studies, Science Series.' 56pp. Good pamphlet with rubbing to edges.

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31. "COOPER, LANE. Louis Agassiz as a Teacher. Illustrative Extracts on his Method of Instruction.  Ithaca, NY: Comstock Publishing Company, 1945. 8vo, 90pp. Cloth. One illustration. Inscribed by the author.

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32. "CORTE, NICOLAS. The Origins of Man.  New York: Hawthorn Books, 1958. Twentieth Century Encyclopedia of Catholicism, Volume 29. 8vo, 144pp. Cloth with d/j.

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33. "COSSA, PAUL. Du Réflexe au Psychique.  Desclee De Brouwer, 1948. 'Études Carmélitaines.' 8vo, 285pp. Illustrated. Good original wrappers; ex-library.

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34. "COULTER, JOHN M & COULTER. Where Evolution and Religion Meet.  New York: Macmillan, 1926. 8vo, 105pp. Cloth with d/j.

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35. "DARWIN, CHARLES, DOVER, GABRIEL. Dear Mr Darwin: Letters on the Evolution of Life and Human Nature.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. 8vo, xvi + 268pp. Original cloth with dustjacket, both in excellent condition.

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36. "DARWIN, GEORGE. Oceanic Tides and Lunar Disturbance of Gravity. [Scientific Papers, Volume I].  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1907. Scarce work written by the son of Charles Darwin. 4to, xvi + 464pp. Hardcover, bound in original dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. In very good condition. Firm binding and immaculate text. Withdrawn from a college library, with extremely minimal markings. Bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Very uncommon title.

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37. "DE HORSEY, ADMIRAL SIR ALGERNON F. R. Draysonia. Being an Attempt to Explain and Popularize the System of the Second Rotation of the Earth as Discovered by the Late Major-General A. W. Drayson.  London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1911. 8vo, ix + 76pp. Illustrated plus two fold-out charts. Good cloth; ex-library. Foxing to edges.

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38. "DE LUBAC, HENRI. Teilhard de Chardin. The Man and his Meaning.  New York: New American Library, 1967. 8vo, viii + 206pp. Good softcover.

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39. "DE LUBAC, HENRI. Teilhard de Chardins Religiöse Welt.  Freiburg: Herder, 1969. 8vo, 384pp. Very good cloth with like d/j.

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40. "DE LUBAC, HENRI. The Faith of Teilhard de Chardin.  London: Burns & Oates, 1965. 8vo, x + 206pp. Good cloth.

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41. "DONNELLY, IGNATIUS. Ragnarok: The Age of Fire and Gravel.  New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1883. 8vo, 452pp. Good cloth. Moderate wear to extremities. Binding is a bit loose. Hinges cracked.

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42. "DRAKE, STILLMAN. Galileo Studies. Personalisty, Tradition, Revolution.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1970. 8vo, 289pp. Very good cloth. Ex library.

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43. "DRIESCH, HANS. The History and Theory of Vitalism (.  London: Macmillan and Co., 1914. 8vo, viii + 240pp. Original red cloth with gilt title to spine. In very good condition. Binding is firm and square; text is crisp, clean, and unmarked. Light wear to extremities.

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44. "DUBOS, RENE. Louis Pasteur: Free Lance of Science. [Easton Press Library of Great Lives].  Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1993. 8vo, xiv + 418pp. Bound in full blue leather with gilt-stamped title and decorations, silk moire endpapers, gilt page edges, and satin ribbon marker. In excellent condition. As new. Collector's Notes loosely inserted.

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45. "DURKIN, JOSEPH. Hope for Our Time. Alexis Carrel on Man and Society.  New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1965. 8vo, Frontispiece + [xxvi] + 200pp. Very good cloth with good d/j. Interior condition very good. Fore-edge uncut.

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46. "ETZLER, J.A. [JOHN ADOLPHUS]. The New World; or, Mechanical System,: To perform the labours of man and beast by inanimate powers, that cost nothing, for producing and preparing the substances of life. [Sequel to 'The Paradise Within the Reach of All Men, without labour, by Powers of Nature and Machinery'].  Philadelphia: C.F. Stollmeyer, 1841. Early plans for a technological utopia, complete with large folding diagrams at rear including sketches of satellites, windmills, et al. 8vo, 76pp. Original blue cloth with blind-stamped decorations to both boards. Errata page bound in at rear. In very good minus condition. Binding and hinges are intact and firm; text is crisp and clean with only occasional foxing. Library stamps to title page, tape residue to base of spine, and card pocket neatly removed from rear pastedown endpaper. Light wear to extremities. Very, very rare.

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47. "EUCLID, . L'Optique et la Catoptrique. Oeuvres traduits pour la première fois du Grec en Français avec une Introduction et des Notes par Paul Ver Eecke. Nouveau Tirage.  Paris: Librarie Scientifique et Technique Albert Blanchard, 1959. 4to, xlviii + 126pp. With diagrams. Newly rebound in black buckram with gilded spine.

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48. "FARICY, ROBERT L. Teilhard de Chardin's Theology of the Christian World.  New York: Sheed and Ward, 1967. 8vo, xviii + 236pp. Very good cloth with like d/j. Signed and inscribed by the author.

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49. "FAVERO, KEVIN. The Science of the Soul. Scientific Evidence of Human Souls.  Edina, MN: Beaver's Pond Press, 2004. 8vo, xviii + 340pp. Soft-cover in good condition. Remnants of price sticker on front cover.

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50. "FONTENELLE, BERNARD LE. Entretiens sur la Pluralité des Mondes. Digression sur les Anciens et les Modernes. Edited by Robert Shackleton.  Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1955. 8vo, 218pp. Introduction and notes in English; main text in French. Very good cloth with like d/j. Ligh edge-wear to d/j. White-out over previous owner's signature on front free endpaper.

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