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NAWCC Bulletin Volume 33/1, Number 270

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors: 1991

Seller ID: 001527


112 pages. Articles include: Eight-Day Brass Weight Movements of the Noble Jerome Patent Era; Timing the Atmos Clock; An Introduction to Marine Chronometers. View more info

Patterns and Precision: The Arts and Sciences of Islam

By: Edwards, Holly; Dr. Karl Signell

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The National Committee to Honor the Fourteenth Centennial of Islam: 1982

Seller ID: 004945


56 pages; illustrated in color and in b&w; glossary. Accompanied the exhibition, "The Heritage of Islam"; which honored the fourteenth centennial of Islam. The exhibition checklist numbers 255 objects. Covers astronomy, medicine, geography, nature, cosmology, calligraphy, manuscripts, ceramics, metalwork, textiles, wood and ivory, glass, jade and crystal, music, architecture. Clean throughout. View more info

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Starnge Brains and Genius: The Secret Lives of Eccentric Scientists and Madmen

By: Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Plenum Trade: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004913


332 pages; The unabomber, Kaczynski, Nicola Tesla, the Worm Man, Fly Man the Sprained Brain. The author has been a research staff member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. He has written many books and for many periodicals. Clean throughout; tight binding. As new View more info

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Six Wings: Men of Science in the Renaissance

By: Sarton, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1957

Seller ID: 000337


318 pages. Six chapters or wings: exploration and education; mathematics and astronomy; physics, chemistry, and technology; natural history; anatomy and medicine; Leonardo da Vinci. Extensively footnoted. View more info