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1 SCIENCE, August 14, 1885. Volume VI. No. 132
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good to Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etching 
Some articles include: "Official Scrutiny of the U.S. Coast-Survey"; "The British Museum of Natural History" by Frederick W. True with a full page illustration of the Main Facade of the Museum on Cromwell Road; "Immortality in modern thought" by Joseph Le Conte; "Vegetable Morphology a Century Ago-Goethe" by T.H. McBride; and "An Attempt to Photograph the Solar Corona Without an Eclipse" by Wm. H. Pickering. Also included Letters to the Editor and Notes and News. Famous Americans in publication: Frederick William True; and Joseph LeConte. Tiny chipping around side/bottom edge. Overall covers are Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
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2 Bache, A. D. BOSTON HARBOR, MASSACHUSETTS. FROM A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A.D.BACHE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE SURVEY OF THE COAST OF THE UNITED STATES.
Washington U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey 1857 Paperbound Good to Good+ Map Size: Approx. 36" x 28 1/2" Fold Out Map 
Triangulation by A.D. Bache Supdt. and C.O. Boutelle Assistant. Topography by J.B. Gluck, H.I. Whiting, J.S. Williams Assists. & S.A. Gilbert Sub-Asst. Hydrography by the Party under the command of C.H. Davis Lieut. U.S. Navy Assistant. Original, first edition published map of Boston Bay and Boston Harbor by the U.S. Coast Survey. Detailed insets include information about the Tides and Tidal Currents, Light Houses and Light Vessels, and detailed Sailing Directions approaching Boston Bay, the Main Ship Channel, and Ranges Through the Bay. Illustrations at the bottom of the map include views of Passing Nix's Mate and Deer Island Beacon; Boston Light bearing WNW for clearing Thieves Ledge; Entering Nantasket Roads Long Island; South Channel Broad Sound and Nix's Mate on the middle of the Northern and highest of the Blue Hills; Passing George's Island Nix's Mate on the middle of Bunker Hill Monument. Map has been separated from original document and paper attachment remains on side with tears and creases. Evidence of top of blue library (?) stamp along one crease on back of map, but does not interfere with any details on front of map. Tears to most of the crease corners from age and use. Browning along creases . Overall map is in Good to Good+ condition, particularly for being more than 150 years old. Scarce. 
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3 Bigelow, Henry B. EXPLORATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY STEAMER "BACHE" IN THE WESTERN ATLANTIC, JANUARY-MARCH, 1914, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE UNITED STATES BUREAU OF FISHERIES. OCEANOGRAPHY
Washington Government Printing Office 1917 Paper Cover Very Good Oceanography Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" Foldout Map, Figures (drawings, Charts, Graphs) 
Appendix V to the Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1915. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 833. Contents: The Atlantic water; Temperature and salinity profiles; The Straits of Florida; The coast water off Chesapeake Bay; Tables, and Bibliography. 62 pp. Large foldout map in back: "Route of Steamer "Bache" January-March, 1914 with location of stations." 53 illustrations. Dark green covers. Black lettering on front cover. 1/4" tear at spine base. Faint ex-mus stamp on front cover, otherwise covers are Very Good +. ex-mus. stamp and numbers on title page otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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4 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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5 Congress COAST SURVEY 1836
Blair & Rives Printers 1836 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Coast and Geodetic Surve Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
Letter from The Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting A Report in relation to the Coast Survey. 24th Congress. 2d Session. House of Treasury Doc. No. 13. "I have the honor respectfully to report to the House of Representatives, that the business appertaining to the survey of the coast was transferred, by order of the President...from the charge of the Navy Department to the Treasury Department. In consequence of a difference of views existing between the President and the superintendent, (M. F.R. Hassler,) in regard to an allowance of arrearages of pay claimed by him, for himself and assistants, and also for an increased rate of compensation for the future, this department was directed to bring the subject to the notice of Congress..." 60 pages. Disbound. Pages browned along edges and some foxing, but does not interfere with text. Otherwise document is Very Good. Famous Americans in document: Levi Woodbury, Secretary of the Treasury; F.R. Hassler, Superintendent of the Survey of The Coast of The United States; J.J.Abert, Lt. Col. Topographical Engineers and G.S. Blake, Lieutenant U.S. Navy and assistant on Coast Survey. 
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6 Faris, R. L. TERRESTRIAL MAGNETISM. DISTRIBUTION OF THE MAGNETIC DECLINATION IN THE UNITED STATES FOR JANUARY 1, 1910
Washington Government Printing Office 1911 Soft Cover Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 7 3/4" x 11 1/4" Tables, Foldout Colored Map, 
Special Publication 9. With Isogonic Chart and Secular Change Tables."Since the publication fo the isogonic chart of the United States for 1905, so much additional data have been accumulated and the secular change of the magnetic declination has undergone such material modification that a new chart is demanded. January 1, 1910, was selected as the epoch for the chart, in order that the reduction fo the obervations to that epoch might be based on actual observations of the secular change." 14 pp. Large foldout colored map of the U.S. showing Lines of Equal Magnetic Declination and of Equal Annual Change for 1910. tan wraps. Mildly soiled. two rubbed lines on front cover. ex-mus. numbers. Overall Covers are Good+ to Very Good-. ex.mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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7 Faris, R. L. TERRESTRIAL MAGNETISM. RESULTS OF MAGNETIC OBSERVATIONS MADE BY THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY BETWEEN JULY 1, 1911, AND DECEMBER 31, 1912
Washington Government Printing Office 1913 Soft Cover Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 11" Tables 
Special Publication 15."The present publication contains the results of observations made between July 1, 1911, and December 31, 1912,...Five magnetic observatories have been in operation throughout the period, at Cheltenham, Md.; Sitka, Alaska; near Honolulu, Hawaii; on Vieques Island, P.R.; and near Tucson, Ariz. Their records have furnished means for reducing to mean of day the values of declination obtained from the field observations. There will be found in the tables the values of the magnetic elements for each of the observatories for the year 1912." 102 pp. tan wraps. Mildly soiled. spine darkened with minor tears at ends. ex-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Overall Covers are Good+ to Very Good-. ex.mus. stamp on title page, title page's and contents page's bottom edge untrimmed? as is folded back together, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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8 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT BALDWIN, KANS., 1907 -1909
Washington Government Printing Office 1911 Soft Cover Good+ to Very Good- U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Foldout Graphs, Tables 
"The work of the Baldwin Magnetic Observatory began in June, 1900... In October, 1909, the work at Baldwin was discontinued and the instruments were transferred to the newly constructed observatory at Tucson, Ariz." 114 pp. 30 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms in 1907-1909. Numerous tables.grey paper wraps. Mildly soiled. ex-mus.numbers on front cover. Spine faded, bottom edge mildly chipped. Overall covers are Good+ to Very Good -. faint ex.mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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9 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT BALDWIN, KANSAS. 1905 and 1906
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Soft Cover Good+ to Very Good- U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Graphs, Tables 
"The work of the Baldwin Magnetic Observatory began in June, 1900... The work of the Baldwin Observatory during 1905 and 1906 was carried on by the following magnetic observers: L.B. Smith, W.B. Keeling, and S,.A. Deel." 107 pp. 26 graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms in 1905 and 1906. Numerous tables.Tan paper wraps. Mildly soiled. faint ex-mus.stamp on front cover. ex-mus. numbers on front cover. Spine faded. Overall covers are Good+ to Very Good -. ex.mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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10 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT SITKA, ALASKA 1907 AND 1908
Washington Government Printing Office 1911 Soft Cover Good to Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Graphs, Tables 
"The magnetic observatory at Sitka was built in 1901, and its operation began in January, 1902." 94 pp. 23 graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing principal magnetic storms in 1907 and 1908. Numerous tables. Mild soiling to tan paper wraps. darkened spine and front gutter. ex. mus. stamp/numbers on front cover. Overall covers are Good to Good+. ex-mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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11 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT SITKA, ALASKA 1909 AND 1910
Washington Government Printing Office 1912 Soft Cover Good to Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Foldout Graphs, Tables 
"The magnetic observatory at Sitka was built in 1901, and its operation began in January, 1902." 96 pp. 21 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables. Mild soiling to tan paper wraps. darkened spine and front gutter. ex. mus. stamp/numbers on front cover. back cover's bottom edge, 1/2" tear. Overall covers are Good to Good+. ex-mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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12 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT SITKA, ALASKA 1911 AND 1912
Washington Government Printing Office 1914 Soft Cover Good U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Foldout Graphs, Tables 
"The magnetic observatory at Sitka was built in 1901, and its operation began in January, 1902." 100 pp. 17 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables. tan paper wraps. Darkened spine with 1/4"x1/4" strip missing at base. ex-mus. stamp/numbers on front cover. Overall covers are Good. ex-mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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13 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT SITKA, ALASKA 1913 AND 1914
Washington Government Printing Office 1916 Soft Cover Good U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Foldout Graphs, Tables 
"The magnetic observatory at Sitka was built in 1901, and its operation began in January, 1902." 100 pp. 17 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables. Mild soiling to tan paper wraps. darkened spine and partially along front cover's bottom edge. Missing small piece at top edge of front cover and along side edge of back cover. Overall covers are Good. ex-mus. stamp/numbers on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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14 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT SITKA, ALASKA 1915 AND 1916
Washington Government Printing Office 1918 Soft Cover Good to Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Foldout Graphs, Tables 
"The magnetic observatory at Sitka was built in 1901, and its operation began in January, 1902." 96 pp. 22 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables. Mild soiling to tan paper wraps. darkened spine. ex. mus. stamp on front cover. Overall covers are Good to Good+. ex-mus. stamp/numbers on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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15 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT SITKA, ALASKA 1917 AND 1918
Washington Government Printing Office 1921 Soft Cover Good- U.S. Coast and Geodetic Surve Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Foldout Graphs, Tables 
"The magnetic observatory at Sitka was built in 1901, and its operation began in January, 1902." 102 pp. 23 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables. soiling to paper wraps. tears to spine. Overall covers are Good-. ex-mus. stamp/numbers on title page, last page's side edge several small tears, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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16 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT VIEQUES, PORTO RICO. 1911 and 1912
Washington Government Printing Office 1914 Soft Cover Good U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Foldout Graphs, Tables 
"In February, 1903, a magnetograph was installed in a room in Fort Isabel Segunda, on Vieques Island, Porto Rico, and observations were continued there until April, 1907. At that time suitable buildings had been constructed for the observatory work, and the magnetograph was transferred to the new site, about five-eighths of a mile(1 kilometer west of the old fort." 102 pp. 13 graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables.Tan paper wraps. Mildly soiled. fading to spine and top front edge. Front cover split from top to bottom so cover is in two "parts"- have the whole cover. faint ex-mus.stamp on front cover. 1"x1/4" missing piece at bottom edge. Due to "split" covers are Good-. Page edges mildly soiled. ex.mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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17 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT VIEQUES, PORTO RICO. 1913 and 1914
Washington Government Printing Office 1916 Soft Cover Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Foldout Graphs, Tables 
"In February, 1903, a magnetograph was installed in a room in Fort Isabel Segunda, on Vieques Island, Porto Rico, and variation observations were continued there until April, 1907. At that time suitable buildings had been constructed for the observatory work, and the magnetograph was transferred to the new site, about five-eighths of a mile ( 1 kilometer) west of the old fort." The work of the Porto Rico Observatory was in charge of the following magnetic observers: F. Neumann and Harold W. Pease. 102 pp. 15 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables.Tan paper wraps. Mildly soiled. faded spine and mild fading to cover borders. ex-mus.stamp on front cover. Overall covers are Good+ to Very Good -. ex.mus. stamp and numbers on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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18 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY NEAR CHELTENHAM, MARYLAND 1907 AND 1908
Washington Government Printing Office 1911 Soft Cover Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Surve Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Graphs, Tables 
"The magnetic observatory at Cheltenham was built in 1900 and its operation began in April, 1901." 93 pp. plus 25 graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms in 1907 and 1908. Numerous tables.grey paper wraps. Mildly soiled. fading to spine. ex-mus.stamp/numbers on front cover. one tiny tear at front edges. Overall covers Good+. ex. mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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19 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY NEAR CHELTENHAM, MARYLAND 1909 AND 1910
Washington Government Printing Office 1912 Soft Cover Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Graphs, Tables 
"The magnetic observatory at Cheltenham was built in 1900 and its operation began in April, 1901." 93 pp. plus 22 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms in 1909 and 1910. Numerous tables.Tan paper wraps. Mildly soiled. fading to spine. faint ex-mus.stamp on front cover. ex-mus. numbers on front cover. Covers Good+. ex. mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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20 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY NEAR CHELTENHAM, MARYLAND 1911 AND 1912
Washington Government Printing Office 1913 Soft Cover Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11 1/2" Graphs, Tables 
"The magnetic observatory at Cheltenham was put in operation in April, 1901." 98 pp. plus 16 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables. Tan paper wraps. fading to spine and backcover. faint ex-mus.stamp/on front cover. ex. mus. numbers on front cover. Front cover's bottom corner folded back. Overall covers Good+. ex. mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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