ASIMOV, I: The Annotated Gulliver’s Travels

Book cover. The Annotated Gulliver's Travels Asimov, Isaac. The Annotated Gulliver’s Travels. Clarkson N. Potter, 1980. ISBN: 0517539497. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s bookplate with name crossed out with marker. Unclipped dust jacket with chipping and tears. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30574)

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This satire is edited, with a biographical introduction and notes by Isaac Asimov. Over 200 black/white illustrations. Discussions of Swift’s life and politics and the medicine, geography, and astronomy of his times. Also comments on science and the science fiction aspects of the story. 298p.

GINGERICH, O: Scientific Genius and Creativity (Readings from Scientific American)

Gingerich, Owen (editor). Scientific Genius and Creativity (Readings from Scientific American). 1987. ISBN: 0716718588. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#25794) $12.00

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Illustrated. Contributions include Jacob Bronowski on the creative process, Frederick G. Kilgour on William Harvey, I. Bernard Cohen on Newton, Marie Boas Hall on Robert Boyle, Ian Stewart on Gauss, Loren Eisley on Darwin and more. Also: “Prematurity and Uniqueness in Scientific Discovery” by Gunther S. Stent. 100p. Index. Bibliographies.