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.
A superb association copy of this retrospective tribute to the legendary anthropologist, conservationist, and scientist, inscribed to a formative organization in her career, the National Geographic Society.
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.
The elusive "preliminary edition" of Pauling's foundational college textbook, printed at Caltech for small distribution to his own students years before the book's official issue by a general publisher.
By Maurice V. Wilkes, David J. Wheeler, and Stanley Gill
First edition, important association copy of this early work on subroutines in computer programming, owned and annotated by Mary Lee Woods, noted computer scientist and programmer (and mother of World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee).