Elaborate sales sample book containing over 700 watch faces representing a wide variety of styles and sizes from Besançon, France, a world center for watch production. One of the most striking sales catalogues we've encountered.
Edited by Bob Albrecht, with contributions by Mary Jo Albrecht, LeRoy Finkel, David Kaufman, Gregory Yob, and others, with an introduction by Bob Kahn
First edition of this collection of early text-based computer game descriptions and code, an example of using digital play as an opportunity for education – with favorites like "Hunt the Wumpus" and "STTR1," a game based on STAR TREK.
First edition of this compendium of mechanisms and their uses, demonstrating the rapid development of mechanical technology during the Industrial Revolution – this copy owned by the "father of the Civil Engineer Corps", Mordecai Endicott (US Navy Seabee Museum).
First edition of the first published treatise to argue the mysterious construction of Stonehenge was not by the Romans but by the Danes, evocatively illustrated with woodcuts of the monument and featuring a poem celebrating the Scientific Revolution by Dryden.
Rare signed copy of this speculative argument for the early settlement of Minnesota and Oklahoma by Norse explorers, by a Manhattan Project physicist and passionate believer in assorted scholarly hoaxes.