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1 FIELD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, Annual Report of Director to the Board of Trustees: Years 1906-1931., And 1966 Annual Report
Chicago Field Museum of Natural History 1907 Wraps Good Natural History Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" Plates 
26 Reports covering years: 1906-1910,1912-1924,1926-1932, and 1966. Commences with report of the death of Marshall Field, founder of the Museum. Frontis. portrait of Field (Plate). Plate II: Mourning Design in Museum Rotunda Exposed for Thirty Days Following Mr. Field's Death. Each year's report gives Accessions in Departments of Anthropology, Botany, Geology, Zoology. Numerous Plates in each Report. Stiff cover wraps-mildly soiled. Some with chips along edges or spine. A few with small pieces of paper spine missing, but still intact. ex.mus. stamp/numbers either on front or on title page. 1919 Report's front cover is detached. Overall exteriors are Good to Good +. Interiors are clean and Very Good. 
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2 LIST OF PUBLICATIONS ON ILLINOIS GEOLOGY, MINERAL RESOURCES, AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES, LIST OF PUBLISHED MAPS, AND INDEX TO LIST OF PUBLICATIONS BY SUBJECT, BY COUNTY, AND BY AUTHOR
Urbana The State of Illinois 1954 Soft Cover Good Geology Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10" Maps 
Compiled by Illinois State Geological Survey, Natural Resources Building, Urbana, Illinois. 165 pp. Ex. museum with stamp on front cover. Covers in Fair condition with dirt smudges, edging, and bent lower corner. Interior is tight and clean. Document in Good condition. 
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3 PUBLICATIONS ON THE GEOLOGY, MINERAL RESOURCES, AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES OF ILLINOIS
Urbana State of Illinois 1936 Paper Cover Very Good Geological Survey Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" 
With Appended Index. 95 pp. Covers have dirt smudges, ripped top corner, and wear to spine. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet is in VG condition. 
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4 SCIENCE, August 17, 1883. No. 28
Cambridge Science Company 1883 Wraps Good to Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" Figures (line drawings), Map, Chart 
Articles:The Igloo of the Innuit. -I; On the Development of the Pituitary Body in Petromyzon, and the Significance of that Organ in other Types with 6 illustrations; The Weather in June, 1883 with map, table and ice chart for 1883; The Fall of a Balloon (hot air) with 6 illustrations; Some Unsolved Problems in Geology by Dr. J. W. Dawson; plus Weekly Summary of the Progress of Science with "reports" in Chemistry, Agriculture (with table), Meteorology, Geography, and Zoology with illustration of a Restoration of Brontosaurus. pp.181-210. Front wrap advertisement for The Revere Rubber Co. ex.-mus. stamp and numbers at top margin. mildly soiled with chipping around edges. Overall exterior is Good to Good+. Interior pages slightly brownish age-toned around edges, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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5 SCIENCE, August 27, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 186
New York The Science Company 1886 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etching 
Articles by Famous Americans: J. WILLARD GIBBS: Multiple algebra. in Letters to the Editor: WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period;HENRY B. BAKER: The causation of pneumonia; and E.W.EVANS: The sweating sickness. Another article:"A New Submarine Torpedo Boat" with illustration. ex.mus.numbers on front cover. mildly soiled. watermark along top edge of front cover and on first page top margin inside. watermark at spine hinge. small chipping around edges. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
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6 SCIENCE, August 31, 1883. No. 30.
Cambridge The Science Company 1883 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Etchings, Tables, Graph 
Articles: Notes on the Geology of the Troad, by J.S. Diller; Occurrence of Mound-Builders Pipes in New Jersey, by Charles C. Abbott with an illustration; The Igloo of the Innuit. -III. with 9 illustrations; Minnesota Weather; Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Geology of Philadelphia by Henry Carvill Lewis; The Iroquois Book of Rites; The Evidence for evolution in the history of the extinct Mammalia with a table; A classification of the natural sciences by T. Sterry Hunt with a table; Orbit of the great comet of 1882 by Edgar Frisbie; The tornado at Racine, May 18, 1883 ; A Method for the calibration of a galvanometer with an illustration; The utilization of the sun's rays for warming and ventilating apartments by E. S. Morse; New form of selenium cell, with some remarkable electrical discoveries made by its use; 3 articles by B. F. Thomas: A Method of determining the centre of gravity of a mass with an illustration; Two forms of apparatus for Boyle's law with 2 illustrations; and A new heliostat with an illustration; The static telephone by Prof. A. E. Dolbear; Report of the committee on indexing the literature of chemical elements; The kinetic theory of the specific heat of solids and A kinetic theory of melting boiling by H. T. Eddy; On y-dichlordibrompropionic and y-dichlorbromacrylic acids by C.F. Mabery; The sub-aqueous dissociation of certain salts with a graph; Suggestions for computing the speed of chemical reactions; Twelve months of lysimeter record at the New York agricultural experiment station by E.L. Sturtevant; The composition of American wheat and corn with a table; The sotol, A Mexican forage plant; American butters and their adulterations by H. W. Wiley; A Comparison of terr-cotta lumber with other materials; Improvements in shaping-machines; Regularity of flow in double-cylinder rotary pumps; The early History of the North American Continent; and The Remington Type-Writer by Richard A. Proctor with an illustration. pp. 255-298. Covers are advertisements for Photo-Engraving, Park Place, N.Y. and Electrical Test Instruments.. Additional page front and back with advertisements, before articles. ex.-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Some small chips on side and bottom edges.Spine split up 6" but covers still intact. overall exterior is Good.. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Around borders some age-toning, not on text. 
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7 SCIENCE, March 12, 1886. Volume VII. No. 162
New York The Science Company 1886 Wraps Very Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" 
Articles by Famous Americans: N. S. SHALER: The swamps of the United States; and ERNEST INGERSOLL: The Rocky Mountains as seen from the Canadian Pacific railway. in Letters to the Editor: S. LOCKWOOD: Apropos to Pteranodon and Homo. Other articles: The origin of human races and types and Comparative distribution of Jewish ability. ex.-mus. numbers on front cover. mild soil at stapled side. Bottom edge chipped. Some chipping to bottom edge. Overall exterior is Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. pp. 229-250. 
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8 SCIENCE, March 20, 1885. Volume V. No. 111
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etchings,diagrams, Drawings 
Articles by Famous Americans: JOHN TROWBRIDGE " The Jefferson physical laboratory"(at Harvard University) with engraving of the facility and 4 layout diagrams; JOSEPH F. JAMES "Evidences of beaches in the Cincinnati group" with one illustration; and DAVID P. TODD "Researches in stellar parallax"with one illustration. Other articles: "Coffins of the Seventh Century" with one illustration and under Notes and News, a paragraph on a "new loud-speaking telephone" with an illustration of one. Under Letters to the Editor, a short paragraph from D.P.TODD "Solar eclipse of March 16. Other Letters to Editor: "Hereditary abnormality of sense-organs" by W.J. McGee with illustration and "Economy of fuel" by Bailey Willis with illustration. Some soiling to paper covers. Side edge with mild chippings.Very little to bottom edge. Covers intact. Overall exterior is Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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9 SCIENCE, May 8, 1885. Volume V. No. 118
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good to Good- Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Portraits, Engravings, Map, 
Articles by Famous Americans: S. NEWCOMB "Mortality experience of the Connecticut mutual life-insurance Co."; and in Letters to the Editor ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL "The Wisconsin Bill relating to the instruction of deaf-mutes"; and EUGENE A. SMITH " Tertiary phosphates in Albama". Other articles: "Composite Portraits of Members of the National Academy of Sciences" with a full page of 4 portraits protected by a tissue guard; " American Flash Language in 1798" with Tufts's glossary, 1793-98; "Walking and Running" with 5 illustrations; and under Notes and News, a paragraph on the "earlier floods of the lower Mississippi" with a map. Also "Naval architecture in England, and "Recent British locomotives". Paper covers lightly soiled with chipping around edges. ex-mus. stamp on front cover. Top right corner of front cover missing,and another piece of top border. Bottom edge piece folded up and corner missing. Tearing at spine. Covers still intact. Overall covers are Good-. First 3 pages' upper corners missing, 1 1/2"x1/2", not on text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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10 SCIENCE, October 15, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 193
New York The Science Company 1886 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etchings 
Articles by Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: J. E. OLIVER: Education and the cost of living; H. CARVILL LEWIS: The genesis of the diamond; WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period; H. W. WILEY: Unexplained noises; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN: How astronomers may work. Other articles:"The mounting of Mungo"( African elephant) with 4 illustrations; " A few words about pavements"(Fifth Ave, New York) with 4 illustrations; and "Washington's signature" with 8 different "examples". ex.mus.numbers on front cover. mildly soiled. watermark at top corner of front/back cover -not inside. thin watermark at spine hinge. small chipping around bottom/side edges. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
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11 TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1881-1883
Poughkeepsie, New York Wraps Covers Poor. Interior Good+ Science Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Vol.1 Part I and 2. " Object of the society is to promote education and useful knowledge in the departments of Science, Literature, and Art, by investigating and discussing subjects...by establishing and maintaining a Museum, a Library and a collection of works of art and objects of historic interest ..." Articles by Famous Americans include: T. SHERRY HUNT's "Mineral Physiology"; and 3 articles by LEROY C. COOLEY-"Chemistry and the Question of Life"; "Examination of a Stain found on Monumental Marble"; and "The Work of the Scientific Section". Other articles by W.B. Dwight, C.B. Warring, and W. G. Stevenson (editor). 148 pp. Paper covers detached with tears and missing pieces. Title and illustration on front cover intact. ex-mus. numbers on front top edge. Side edge stained? not on any text. String tied. At pages 96-97 string has broken, so text is in two parts. Otherwise interior is clean and in VG+ condition. Have other "volumes" from Vassar Brothers Institute. 
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12 TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1884-1885
Poughkeepsie, New York Wraps Covers Fair Interior Very Good Science Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates, Tables,Figures (line drawings) 
Vol.III Part I and II. " Object of the society is to promote education and useful knowledge in the departments of Science, Literature, and Art, by investigating and discussing subjects...by establishing and maintaining a Museum, a Library and a collection of works of art and objects of historic interest ..." Articles by Famous Americans include: MARY WHITNEY - "The Sun-Spots of the Past Few Years" with an illustration; and LEROY C. COOLEY-"The Evolution of Science". Other articles by William B. Dwight, C.B. Warring (Gyroscope with 4 plates), and Edward D. Cope . 216 pp. Front paper cover 4" tear at spine joint. Back cover detached with tears and small pieces missing. Blank back endpaper torn, no text. ex-mus. numbers on front top edge. String tied. Interior is clean, tight and in VG+ condition. Have other "volumes" from Vassar Brothers Institute. 
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13 TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1885-1887
Poughkeepsie, New York Wraps Covers Fair Interior Very Good Science Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates, Tables,Figures (line drawings) Maps 
Vol.IV Part I and II. " Object of the society is to promote education and useful knowledge in the departments of Science, Literature, and Art, by investigating and discussing subjects...by establishing and maintaining a Museum, a Library and a collection of works of art and objects of historic interest ..." Articles by Famous Americans include: W. LE CONTE STEVENS - "Aerial Navigation" with 4 illustrations; and MARY WHITNEY - "New Stars in Andromeda and Orion" with an illustration. 3 articles by William G. Stevenson, President of The Institute: "Interpretations of Nature", "Genius and Mental Disease" and "Earthquakes". Other articles by Rev. Henry L. Ziegenfuss, Capt. Henry C. Taylor, Isabel Mulford, Charles L. Bristol, Edward Riggs,William B. Dwight, and Charles B. Warring. 282 pp. Front paper cover missing bottom corner and two small pieces at side edge. Water mark at front top corner and down side edge. Shows on top corner of title page and no further. Spine paper cracking. Strip at base missing. Back cover missing. ex-mus. numbers on front top edge. String tied. Interior is clean, tight and in VG+ condition. Have other "volumes" from Vassar Brothers Institute. 
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14 TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1887-1890
Poughkeepsie, New York Wraps Covers Poor.Interior Very Good Science Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plate, Figures (line drawings) 
Vol.5 Part I and II. " Object of the society is to promote education and useful knowledge in the departments of Science, Literature, and Art, by investigating and discussing subjects...by establishing and maintaining a Museum, a Library and a collection of works of art and objects of historic interest ..." Articles by Famous Americans include: CHARLES A. YOUNG - "Nebulae and the Nebular Hypothesis"; and LEROY C. COOLEY-"Limit of Visibility for Minute Masses". Other articles by Henry V. Pelton, President of the Institute, William A. Mowry (Oregon Settlement), W.B. Dwight, C.B. Warring (Mathematics & Gyroscope), Gilbert Van Ingen, Edward Elsworth (Photography), and W. G. Stevenson's Obituary. Frontis. portrait of Stevenson. 192 pp. Front paper cover detached with missing pieces around edges. Title and design on cover intact. ex-mus. numbers/stamp on front top edge. Back cover missing. String tied. Interior is clean, tight and in VG+ condition. Have other "volumes" from Vassar Brothers Institute. 
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15 Aaron, C. H. ASSAYING IN THREE PARTS: PART 1st.--GOLD AND SILVER ORES; PART 2d.--GOLD AND SILVER BULLION; PART 3d.--LEAD, COPPER, TIN, MERCURY, ZINC, NICKEL AND COBALT, CHROMIUM, BISMUTH, ARSENIC, ANTIMONY, SULPHUR, SALT.
San Francisco The Mining and Scientific Press 1900 Hard Cover Very Good- Mining Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2" Line Drawings, Figures 
Complete Set of Two Volumes. Part I: Fourth Edition. 142 pp. Maroon cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, scuffing and marks to cover faces, spine is faded and worn, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Bookstore sticker adhered to front inside cover. Front free endpaper loose. Interior pages browning. Break to interior spine, back hinge loose. Part II and III: Third Edition. 170 pp. Maroon cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, light scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and fraying. Bookstore sticker adhered to front inside cover. Hinges broken, break to interior spine. Pages are browning. Both books text is easily legible, no marks or writing to pages. Books in VG- condition. 
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16 Allen, Victor T. GEOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF EVOLUTION
Transactions of the Academy of Science of S 1937 Wraps Very Good Geology Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Figures 
Transactions of the Academy of Science of Saint Louis. Vol. XXIX, No. 4. Issued June 30, 1937. Pages 89-105. Light wear to corners and edges. Some darkening to cover edges. Interior clean. 
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17 Bauer, Clyde Max YELLOWSTONE GEYSERS
Yellowstone Park, Wyoming Haynes Inc. 1947 Revised Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket National Parks Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" Jack Ellis Haynes 
Illustrated descriptive work about the many geysers at Yellowstone National Park. Bauer was the former Chief Park Naturalist of Yellowstone. Tipped in color frontispiece of Old Faithful Geyser. Photographs of geysers throughout and two-page map of the park follows the index. 125 pp. with index. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering and geyser image on front, and gilt lettering on spine. Corners bumped and edges rubbed. Interior is tight, clean and in VG condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Bowie, William GEODESY. Primary Triangulation on the One Hundred and Fourth Meridian, and on the Thirty-Ninth Parallel in Colorado, Utah, and Nevada
Washington Government Printing Office 1914 Soft Cover Good to Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11" Foldout Maps, Photographs, Tables, 
Special Publication 19."The primary object of this publication is to give the geographic positions, elevations, and descriptions of the main scheme, subsidiary and intersection stations determined by primary triangulation in the state of Colorado and northward, from the line Pikes Peak-Divide of the thirty-ninth parallel triangulation, approximately along the one hundred and fourth meridian to the Canadian Border, and also similar data for the various stations of the thiry-ninth parallel triangulation which lie in the States of Colorado, Utah, and Nevada." 163 pp. including Index to Positions, Descriptions,etc and a General Index. 17 illustrations of which 10 are maps/charts -some foldouts. tan wraps Mildly soiled. spine darkened with minor tears. front cover's top corner "tip" missing. ex-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Back cover's side edge, missing two pieces, 1/4"x2" and 1/8"x3/4". Overall Covers are Good to Good+. ex.mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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19 Bremner, Carl St. J. GEOLOGY OF SAN MIGUEL ISLAND SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
Santa Barbara,CA Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History 1933 Wraps Very Good+ Geology Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Fold Out Map,Plates, Figures, Photographs 
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Occasional Papers Number 2. 23 pp. 3 plates. Foldout Geologic Map of San Miguel Island. Explanation page of Plates 2 and 3 (typical fossils of the island.) 2 Figures.Cream wraps with black lettering. Crease at upper left corner otherwise wraps are Very Good + as is the interior. 
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20 Bremner, Carl St. J. GEOLOGY OF SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History 1932 Wraps Very Good- Geology Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Plates, Fold Out Maps 
Occasional Papers, Number 1. 33 pp. Tan paper covers with creased corners, wear to edges, cover faces are quite dirty. Ex. museum with stamps on front cover, on one plate. Some interior page edges are darkened, otherwise clean. 
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