JONES, MC: Sleepers, Wake

Jones, Mari C.; Jones, and Barry O. Sleepers, Wake. Oxford University Press, 1985. ISBN: 0195542703. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26831) $12.00

Buy it Now

Drawing on an eclectic range of sources, the book provides a provocative analysis of work and technology at the end of the twentieth century and suggests a political program for getting the best, not the worst, out of our current technological revolution.

Illustrated. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 284p.

MAZIARCZYK, G: Explorations of Consciousness in Contemporary Fiction (Consciousness, Literature and the Arts)

Maziarczyk, Grzegorz; Teske, Joanna Klara (editors). Explorations of Consciousness in Contemporary Fiction (Consciousness, Literature and the Arts). Brill/Rodopi, 2017. ISBN: 9789004347830. Unmarked. Like New. Hardcover. (#26802) $20.00

Buy it Now

A collection of essays examining the potential of the contemporary English-language novel to represent and inquire into various aspects of the human mind.

Grounded in contemporary literary theory as well as consciousness studies. 249p. Index.

Contributors: Nathan D. Frank, Judit Friedrich, Justyna Galant, Marta Komsta, Peter Kristof Makai, Ajitpaul Mangat, Grzegorz Maziarczyk, James McAdams, Daniel Panka, Barbara Puschmann-Nalenz, Joanna Klara Teske, Lloyd Issac Vayo, Dora Vecsernyes, Sylwia Wilczewska.

AAAS: Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6350, 4 August 2017)

Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6350, 4 August 2017), coverAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science. Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6350, 4 August 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Crease on cover. Good. Paperback. (#26795) $10.00

Buy it Now

Features forcing rings open to make polyacetylene. Also stem cell cures, extreme weather driving rapid adaptation, refuges for amphibians, and more. pp425-524.

FULLER, RB: The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller

 The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller, book coverR. Buckminster Fuller; Marks, Robert. The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller. Doubleday Anchor, 1973. ISBN: 0385018045. Unmarked text. Edge of two pages creased about a quarter of an inch. Price clipped end page. Some smudging and soft creases on back cover. Illustrated throughout. 246p. Acceptable. Paperback. (#26772) $12.00

Buy it Now

An introduction to the Dymaxion World concept, which is at the heart of Buckminster Fuller’s thinking. The Dymaxion concept is the idea that rational action in a rational world demands the most efficient overall performance per unit of input. His Dymaxion structures, then are those that yield the greatest possible efficiency in terms of available technology. Measures 7.25×10.25

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION: The Seven Keys to Better Faster Typing (United States Civil Service Commission, Personnel Methods Series, No. 6)

The Seven Keys to Better Faster Typing (United States Civil Service Commission, Personnel Methods Series, No. 6). United States Civil Servic Commission, 1959. ISBN: 0070382565. Unmarked text. Age tanning on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26754) $14.00

Buy it Now

Illustrations, including a schematic of a typewriter that identifies the principal operating parts. Index. Topics include planning your work, taking care of your typewriter, correcting mistakes, etc. This manual was produced by the United States Civil Service Commission to add typists in developing their skills. It is a No. 6 in the Personnel Methods Series. 38p.

EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY: Kodachrome Films: For Miniature and Movie Cameras

Kodachrome Films: For Miniature and Movie Cameras, book coverEastman Kodak Company. Kodachrome Films: For Miniature and Movie Cameras. Eastman Kodak Company, 1950. Unmarked. Corner crease on back cover. 5th edition.Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26740) $12.00

Buy it Now

Well illustrated. Topics include equipment, outdoors photography, lighting, projecting, care, storage, and more. Includes punched holes for binder. 51p.
Kodachrome Films: For Miniature and Movie Cameras, inside pages

AAAS: Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6349, 28 July 2017)

Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6349, 28 July 2017), coverAAAS Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6349, 28 July 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. pp2329-424. Very Good. Paperback. (#26737) $10.00

Buy it Now

Features the structure of DNA in the cell nucleus. Also reading an ancient gospel’s biological subtext, biomarker for cancer therapy response, Al Gore’s “Inconvenient” update, and more.