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CHEMISTRY AND CRIME   From Sherlock Holmes to Today's Courtroom, Gerber, Samuel M.
1 Gerber, Samuel M. CHEMISTRY AND CRIME From Sherlock Holmes to Today's Courtroom
Washington D. C. An American Chemical Society Publication 1994 0841207844 / 9780841207844 6th Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Graphs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "The application of the principles of chemistry both for committing crimes and for tracking down criminals interests audiences of all ages and walks of life. This interest is the reason for the long - standing popularity of fictional works that describe crimes made possible by the criminal's knowledge of chemistry and crimes solved by the sleuth's knowledge of chemistry." Chapters include : Medical school influences on the fiction of Arthur Conan Doyle, Strong Poison: Chemistry in the works of Dorothy L. Sayers, A study in Scarlet: Blood Identification in 1875, Forensic Science: Winds of Change, Chemistry and the Challenge of Crime, The ELemental Comparison of Bullet - lead evidence specimins, Bloodstain Analysis : Case Histories, Bloodstain Analysis: Serological and Electrophoretic techniques, Does the Crime Laboratory Have the Answers? Four Cities Compared. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Elasticity, Plasticity an Structure of Matter, Houwink, Dr. R. and Dr. W. G. Burgers
2 Houwink, Dr. R. and Dr. W. G. Burgers Elasticity, Plasticity an Structure of Matter
Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 1937 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There are a couple of small nicks to the top spine end and some light rubbing and wear to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. "There are three important groups of scientists and technicians who have shown a particular interest in the study of he elastic and plastic phenomena which take place upon deformation of matter." Chapters include: Deformations in General, Relaxation & Hysteresis, Thixotropy, Cohesive and Repulsive Forces, Solid Matter, Viscosity, Behavior of Matter, Plasticty of Crystals, Amorphous Substances, Rubber, Gutta-Percha, Balata, Cellulose and its Derivatives, Proteins, Bakers' Dough, Paints and Lacquers, Clay, Sulpher and more. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Plutonium Story The Journals of Professor Glenn T. Seaborg 1939-1946, Kathren, Ronald L., Jerry B. Gough, Gary T. Benefiel
3 Kathren, Ronald L., Jerry B. Gough, Gary T. Benefiel The Plutonium Story The Journals of Professor Glenn T. Seaborg 1939-1946
Columbus, OH Battelle Press 1994 0935470751 / 9780935470758 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some light, but noticeable foxing / spotting to the foredge of the text block. The dust jacket has some rubbing, edge wear and scraping to the top rear flap joint, but is otherwise in fine condition. Laid-in are several articles regarding the Glenn T. Seaborg and his work. Due to the extreme weight of this book, postage will have to be determined at time of ordering. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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A Corporation and a Molecule The Story of Research at Syntex, Syntex Corporation
4 Syntex Corporation A Corporation and a Molecule The Story of Research at Syntex
Palo Alto, CA Syntex Corp / Sam Smidt Associates and Printing 1966 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
B&W and Color Illustrations; This is a monograph published by the Syntex Corporation which gives a detailed description and history of the Steroid molecule and how they have adapted it to be used in a number of different pharmaceutical products, including anti-inflammatory agents and contraceptives. The monograph goes on to describe a number of different uses for steroids, pharmaceutical products the company has created and marketed, some history of the company and it's purpose and outlook, etc. A fascinating look at both a company philosophy and a early view of the subject of contraceptives from the pharmaceutical perspective. This paperback monograph is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The covers have some edge wear, bumping and beginning rubbing, especially to the spine joints. The covers also have some waviness. The text pages are clean and bright. "If you look at a steroid in its pure form you will see a crystalline powder, white or nearly white; but a proper definition goes deeper than that. The word steroid means like a sterol. Sterols are certain solid alcohols that are abundant in animals and plants; the major sterol in man and other vertebrates is cholesterol." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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