GUMBRECHT, HU: In 1926: Living on the Edge of Time

Gumbrecht, Hans Ulrich. In 1926: Living on the Edge of Time. Harvard University Press, 1997. ISBN: 0674000560. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#29785) $16.00

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Conveys the year as a living network, following various routes from one topic to another and ultimately becoming immersed in the activities, entertainments, and thought patterns of the citizens of 1926. It was the year A. A. Milne published Winnie-the-Pooh and Alfred Hitchcock released his first successful film, The Lodger. 505p.

NASA: The Evolution of Complex and Higher Organisms (NASA SP 478)

The Evolution of Complex and Higher Organisms (NASA SP 478), book coverMilne David et al (ed). The Evolution of Complex and Higher Organisms (NASA SP 478): A Report prepared by the participants of Workshops held at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California (July 1981, January 1982 and May 1982). 1985. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26377)

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Foreword by Philip Morrison. Illustrated. 190p. A Report prepared by the participants of Workshops held at NASA AMes Research Center, Moffett Field, California (July 1981, January 1982 and May 1982). Edited by David Milne, David Raup, John Billingham, Karl Niklaus and Kevin Padian.

ZARROW, MX: Growth in Living Systems

Zarrow, M. X. (editor). Growth in Living Systems. New York: Basic Books, 1961. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Good. Hardcover. (#25413) $15.00

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Proceedings of an International Symposium on Growth Held at Purdue University on June 16, 17, and 18, 1960.

Edited by M.X. Zarrow with assistance from Harry Beevers, Irving Tessman, Leon E. Trachtman, and Joe L. White. Other contributors include Francis Crick, G.E. Blackman, Sir John Hammond, and Maurie Sussman. 759p. Index. Glossary. References.