Published by NY: Charles Scribners' Sons, 1990., 1990
1st edition. [xiv],306pp, (6.25 x 9.5 inches), b&w photos, bibliography, index. VG/NF. Hardcover in DJ. Underlining and ink marks on several pages, otherwise clean and tight. DJ is crisp and bright, no creases, tears or chips.
Seller Inventory # 3285
Published by Philadelphia: Blakiston, 1942., 1942
[xvi],583pp, (6x9 inches), b&w photos, diagrams, index. Good/no DJ. Hard cover, navy cloth, light edgewear, serious gouge top edge front cover. Reprint of the McGraw-Hill edition. With blue "Atomic Bomb" page tipped in facing the title page.
Seller Inventory # 3124
Published by Los Alamos National Laboratory, November 1990., 1990
39pp, (8.5x11 inches), tables, graphs, b&w photo, bibliography. NF in stapled blue wrappers (softcover). Spine a little sunned, staple in front cover, otherwise, clean, tight, corners sharp, no markings or creases. Report number LA-11957-MS/UC-814.
Seller Inventory # 11749
Published by NY: George Braziller, 1957., 1957
Weizsacker, C. F. Von and J. Juilfs (illustrator). 1st US edition. 150pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches), b&w photos, drawings, index. F/NF. Hardcover in dust jacket. Book is crisp and tight, corners sharp, no markings. DJ sunned at edges, no chips or tears. Translated from the 1952 German edition.
Seller Inventory # 3585
Published by Albuquerque: Frontier Image Press, 1992., 1992
Presumed 1st edition (no other printings listed). 52pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches), map, b&w photos. VG in pink stapled wrappers (softcover). Covers are sunned (faded), otherwise crisp and tight, no tears or creases, no markings. History of the development of atomic energy in NM, pictures of tests, people, sites, etc.
Seller Inventory # 14269
Published by Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, (no date, but 1979.)., 1979
Presumed 1st printing, no other printings listed. 64pp, (8.5x11 inches), b&w photos. Near Fine in stapled white wrappers with b&w drawings (softcover). Covers clean and bright, contents firmly bound, no markings, tears or creases. Every page has old photos from the 1940's - of the town, the staff, the buildings, the Trinity test site. States that it was compiled from articles and brochures prepared by the staff at the lab's public realtions office. Although undated, this is from the time when the Lab was know as LASL, not LANL.
Seller Inventory # 24915
Published by Cornville, AZ: Desert Publications, 1978, 1978
80pp, (8.5 x 9 inches), b&w drawings, tables. Very Good in gray wrappers (soft cover). Covers are a little faded at the edges, corners of book are rubbed, spine reinforced with wide clear tape. Contents clean, tight, no tears or creases, no markings. Basic concepts of nuclear radiation, effects of nuclear weapons, protective measures, shielding materials, biological effects, radiation detection, monitoring, methods of computing dose rate and dose, types of shelters with tetailed designs of each, shelter supplies checklist, et al.
Seller Inventory # 21735
Published by Washington: GPO, 1954., 1954
993pp, list of witnesses, (5.75 x 9.25 inches). VG in gray wrappers (softcover). Slightly yellowed with age, quarter inch tear to top edge of front cover at spine. Light creasing to top corner of back cover and last few pages. Otherwise contents clean and tight. Record of proceedings (questions and answers).
Seller Inventory # 3584
Published by Los Alamos: J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee 1972., 1972
Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol.116, No.4, August 1972. Unpaginated but 16pp, (8 x 10.5 inches). Fine condition in white stapled wrappers (soft cover), crisp, bright, no tears, bumps or creases, unmarked. Featuring Una Hanbury's bronze bust of Oppenheimer on the front cover and first page. Laid in is a program and invitation for the Third Annual Oppenheimer Memorial Lecture in Los Alamos in 1974. The speaker was I.I. Rabi.
Seller Inventory # 16143
Published by (Washington, D.C.) : U.S. Dept. of Energy, Dec. 2000., 2000
vi, 95pp, (8.5 x 11 inches), maps, b&w photos, endnotes. Very Good condition in wrappers (soft cover). A light bump to head of spine, covers barely rubbed. Otherwise clean and bright, no tears or creases, no markings.Description and early history, the birth of the nuclear age (1919-47), the search for a continental test site (1947-50), preparing to test (Dec. 1950- Jan 1951), the Ranger Series (Jan-Feb 1951, legacy of the test site (1951-).
Seller Inventory # 26088
Published by NY: John F. Rider Publisher, 1965., 1965
Variously paginated, but about 450pp, (6x9 inches), b&w photos, drawings, fold-out charts, glossary, indexes. VG/no DJ. Hardcover, dark gray cloth, corners lightly bumped, top corner of pages bumped too. Owner's name and address printed inside front cover, also his name/address label. Contents clean and tight, no markings to text. Three volumes in one, each with its own preface, table of contents, index, etc: 1.Development and Basic Concepts, 2.Instrumentation, Biological Effects, and Radiation Protection, 3.Impact on the Community.
Seller Inventory # 14335
Published by No publication information.
Cover title is "The Physiological Limitation of Working in a Radiation Containment Suit." Unpaginated, but 106 leaves, printed one side only. (8.5x11 inches), graphs, charts, tables, bibliography. Near Fine in blue stiff covers, a report binder with sliding prong fasteners. Some very faint yellow highlighting, otherwise crisp, clean, no creases, tears or markings. This is a report based on actual testing in the containment area of the steam generators of an unidentified nuclear power plant. Six men were monitored primarily for heat exhaustion. Copies of the medical testing reports are part of the apendices. Though there is no date on the report itself, the medical reports are dated 1981. Laid in is a 14 page stapled pamphlet, with excerpts from "The Regulations" titled "Physical Examination of Nuclear and Fossil Fuel Power Plant Workers." It is published by Atlantic Nuclear Services in Norfolk, Virginia and is undated.
Seller Inventory # 12232
Published by El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1950., 1950
71pp, (6 x 8.5 inches), map, b&w (sepia tone) photos. Very Good, hardcover,(No dust jacket as issued) Rust colored cloth with gilt title and Zia emblem. There is a stain on the back cover and the covers are slightly bowed. Too bad, because contents are Fine, crisp, clean, bright and tight. No bumps, tears or creases, no markings. Digital photo available. Los Alamos began as a military installation during World War II. At the time this book was written, Los Alamos was operated by the US Atomic Energy Commission and the Zia Company was created to furnish necessary services to the town, including departments of personnel, safety, engineering, maintenance, transportation, et al. The story of the company is also a type of history of Los Alamos.
Seller Inventory # 18207
Published by Washington State University, 1970., 1970
2nd edition. Compiled and edited by staff of the Nuclear Radiation Center, Pullman, Washington. Variously paginated, but about 190pp, (8.5 x 11 inches). Good condition in red soft covers with a black spiral binding. Edges of covers are rubbed, upper back corner creased, two teeth in the binding are broken, owner's name written inside front cover and stamped on title page. But contents are clean, no tears or creases, no markings. Gamma rays ordered by increasing energy, nuclides listed by atomic number, nuclides listed by increasing half-life. Appendices include: average reactor neutron cross section data for (N,P), (N,A) and (N,2N) reactions, positron abundances of positron-emitting nuclides, and fission yields for U-235 fission.
Seller Inventory # 18697