National Academy Of Sciences.
Title Annual Report of the National Academy of Sciences: First 3 Annual Reports 1865-1867
Book Condition Good
Type Academy of Sciences
Size Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2"
Publisher Cambridge Welch, Bigelow, and Company 1865
Seller ID 004738
First Three Reports. ANNUAL OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES FOR 1863-64. "The Annual now presented is intended to cover the whole period from the organization of the Academy in April, 1863, to January 1st, 1865. Wolcott Gibbs. Louis Agassiz." Contents include: Address of Hon. Henry Wilson, delivered at the opening of the First session of the Academy, April 22, 1863; Constitution and By-Laws of the Academy, Organization of the Academy; Committees of the Academy; List of Members and Eulogy on J.S. Hubbard. 112 pp. ANNUAL OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES FOR 1865. Contents include: Act of Congress establishing a National Academy of Sciences( with names of members and "Approved March 3, 1863. Abraham Lincoln, President"; List of Members; Constitution; Foreign Associates; List of Memoires; Biographical Notice of Joseph G. Totten. 130 pp. and ANNUAL OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES FOR 1866. Contents include many of the same listings as in previous Reports, plus Biographical Notice of James Melville Gilliss; Memoir of Benjamin Silliman and Obituary of Dr. Edward Hitchcock. 154 pp. Salmon colored covers. String-tied. ex.mus. stamp and numbers on front covers. Mildly soiled. One report missing a 2" x 3/4" piece at base of front cover with 1 1/2" tear at spine's crease. 2 Reports with missing paper pieces on spine. Overall covers are Good. All intact. Interiors are clean, tight and Very Good+. A. D. Bache was President. Scarce.
Henry Wilson, Joseph G. Totten, James Melville Gilliss, Benjamin Silliman, Dr. Edward Hitchcock, Academy of Sciences