LHS: Exhibition Booklet: Chemistry in California’s History 1876-1976

Book cover. Exhibition Booklet: Chemistry in California's History 1876-1976 Exhibition Booklet: Chemistry in California’s History 1876-1976. Lawrence Hall of Science, 1977. Unmarked. Very Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#31425) $30.00

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This booklet on cream paper is a special memento issued on the occasion of an exhibition at The University of California, Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science highlighting the centennial of the American Chemical Society. The exhibition, which ran from August 31 to January 2, 1977, features California chemists. 28p. Measures 7×8.5 inches.

Images include Glenn T. Seaborg (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1951); Luis Pauling Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1954; Nobel Peace Prize, 1962); facilities, classrooms, and more.

CHAFFEE, PC: Remembered Light: Glass Fragments from World War II, The McDonald Windows

Chaffee, Paul C. Remembered Light: Glass Fragments from World War II, The McDonald Windows. Frederick A. McDonald Trust, 2007. ISBN: 9780979230806. Unmarked text. Short inscription to previous owner. Several uncut pages. Good. Paperback. (#30946)

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Beautifully illustrated. A collection of 25 art pieces produced by Atelier Le Roux in Oakland, California, using shards of glass from damaged and destroyed European churches collected during World War II by the late US Army Episcopal chaplain Frederick McDonald.

Sections on his life and the windows. Artist biographies. Artists include Craig Clemens, Joseph Distefano, Misty Gamble, Ariana Makau, Robert Shank, Irmigard Steding, and others. 118p. Measures 10.5×9.5 inches.

NEWARK, T: Turning the Tide of War: 50 Battles that Changed the Course of Modern History

Newark, Tim. Turning the Tide of War: 50 Battles that Changed the Course of Modern History. Hamlyn, 2005. ISBN: 0681337877. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30876) $15.00

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Among the 50 battles are Valmy (1792, the Japan attack on Pearl Harbor in 1942; the Allied defeat by Turkish troops at Gallipoli in 1915; Napoleon’s conquest of Europe, and more. Detailed strategic and battle plans. Illustrated. Maps.