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Title:Heralds of Science; As Represented by Two Hundred Epochal Books and Pamphlets in the Dibner Library, Smithsonian Institution
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$13.30)
Item ID:SB00-0111367
Publisher:Burndy Library and Smithsonian Institute, Norwalk and Washington, 1980
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Dust Jacket:No
Burndy Library and Smithsonian Institute, 1980, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Reprint, Illustrated By: Illustrated

750 g.; (6), VII-XIII, (1), 96, (2) pages, introduction by Robert R. Multhauf, Senior Historian, Smithsonian Institution, preface to the 1980 edition by Bern Dibner, preface to the 1955 edition by Bern Dibner and index. Copper coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous illustrations from within the pamphlets/books cited. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed illustration to the front panel and copper titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the book corners and backstrip corners. A few marks to the book panels and a faint blue mark to the front fore text edge. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the title page. " The books described here were selected by Bern Dibner, large collection of scientific and technical works assemble biking over a period of nearly fifty years, as representative of landmark in the history of science and technology." -- From the introduction page VII. This book was first published in 1955 and this reprint was published on the 25th anniversary of the original edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Books About Books; ISBN: 0882021915. ISBN/EAN: 9780882021911. Inventory No: 0111367.
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