Rare Book of the Week: "A Scanning Electron..."

Posted April 18, 2010

Spring is here again! In addition to our first hummingbird sightings, we've had dozens of bees in our garden this month. Maybe a hopeful sign that local populations are recovering somewhat from Colony Collapse Disorder? With that in mind, our....

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Rare Book of the Week: "A Scanning Electron..." - posted by Found Books on April 18, 2010

Spring is here again! In addition to our first hummingbird sightings, we've had dozens of bees in our garden this month. Maybe a hopeful sign that local populations are recovering somewhat from Colony Collapse Disorder? With that in mind, our rare pick this week is an extraordinary scientific work from Eric H. Erickson, Stanley D, Carlson and Martin B. Garment at Iowa State University, "A Scanning Electron Microscope Atlas of the Honey Bee". This modestly sized text features.... read more


Rare Book of the Week: - posted by Found Books on April 10, 2010

Each week Found Books will feature a new hard-to-find title. We wanted to start with one that you might actually come across at a garage sale or in your local thrift store, so this week's pick is "Margin of Safety" by Seth Klarman. While not extremely scarce (there are currently over 20 copies for sale online), it is in constant high demand. Popular with Wall Street investment bankers and money managers, the rumor is that uber-successful hedge fund maven.... read more