SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6341, 2 June 2017

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6341, 2 June 2017, coverAAAS Science Magazine (Volume 356, No. 6341, 2 June 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26322) $10.00

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Features targeting Lassa virus. Also, why surgery seems to cloud the mind, plasmon-enhanced chemistry, and methane blow-out from ice sheet retreat. pp881-980.

MING, KT: The Fundamental Operations in Bead Arithmetic (How to Use the Chinese Abacus)

The Fundamental Operations in Bead Arithmetic (How to Use the Chinese Abacus), book coverMing, Kwa Tak. The Fundamental Operations in Bead Arithmetic (How to Use the Chinese Abacus). Printed in Hong Kong, nd. Unmarked booklet. Soft crease. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26314) $10.00

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Topics include an a history of the abacus, how to construct an abacus, and the fundamental operations of bead arithmetic. 52p. Illustrated.

JOHNSTON, FB: The Hampton Album: 44 Photographs by Frances B. Johnston

The Hampton Album: 44 Photographs by Frances B. Johnston, book coverJohnston, Frances; Kirstein, Lincoln. The Hampton Album: 44 Photographs by Frances B. Johnston. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), 1966. Unmarked. Age tanning on cover. Good. Paperback. (#26298) $10.00

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Forty-four photographs by Frances B. Johnston from an album of Hampton Institute with an introduction and a note on the photographer by Lincoln Kirstein.

These photographs were originally made for the Paris Exposition of 1900 by Frances Benjamin Johnston as a part of an exhibition demonstrating contemporary life of the American Negro.

Founded in 1868 as a nondenominational and coeducational school where young African Americans were to be trained as teachers, the school’s mission expanded over time. It became the Hampton University in 1984.

The Hampton Album: 44 Photographs by Frances B. Johnston, photograph

HILLS, EC: Hispanic Studies (American Association of Teachers of Spanish)

Hispanic Studies (American Association of Teachers of Spanish), book coverHills, Elijah Clarence. Hispanic Studies. American Association of Teachers of Spanish, 1929. Unmarked.Good. Hardcover. (#26279) $20.00

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Contents include New-Mexican Spanish.–The Quechua drama, “Ollanta”.–Some Spanish-American poets.–Did Bryant translate Heredia’s ode to Niagara?–English translations of Spanish plays.–Irregular epic meters.–Notes and queries on the meter of the “Poem of the Cid”.–The unity of the “Poem of the Cid”.–Spanish patronymics in -z.–Drift in the Romance languages.–The accusative a.–The pronunciation and spelling of “huĂ­do” and similar words.–Names of the French and Spanish participles.–How many words are there in Spanish?. and more.

298p. List of publications by Hills.

Hispanic Studies (American Association of Teachers of Spanish), title page

PATTEMORE, AW: Art and Environment: An Art Resource for Teachers

Pattemore, Arnel W. Art and Environment: An Art Resource for Teachers. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1974. ISBN: 0442265131. Unmarked. Clipped Dust Jacket with a closed tear. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26252) $12.00

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Illustrated in color and B/W. Develops an art program that encourages each child to mirror the world in his or her own artwork, with all the basics of art instruction at the elementary level.

Units on people, architecture, urban planning, nature and ecology, and more. 8.25 inches square. Bibliography. Index. 143p.

BRUNER, J: Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture

Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture, book coverBruner, Jerome. Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture (Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures). Harvard University Press, 1990. ISBN: 0674003616. Unmarked text. 179p. Index. Notes.

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Argues that the cognitive revolution has led psychology away from understanding mind as a creator of meaning.

Bruner (1915-2016) was one of the pioneers of the cognitive psychology movement in the United States. Very Good. Paperback. (#26188) $10.00

FRANCIS, WN: The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, book cover Francis, W. Nelson. The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts. Norton, 1963. Unmarked text. Mailing label on back, 48p. Bibliography. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26169) $12.00

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Billed as an innovative survey of the language for freshman English students.

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, inside pages