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1 ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY during the years 1879-1890, 12 Volumes
Washington Government Printing Office Cloth Good Astronomy Size: Approx. 9 1/4" x 12" Tables, Black/White Plates and Colored Plates, Text Drawings(Figures). Fold-outs, 
12 consecutive years in 12 volumes. 1880 Appendix: Great Comet of 1882. 1881 Appendices: Orbits of Oberon, Titania, and Neptune's satellite. 1882 Appendices: Orbit Iapetus, the outer satellite of Saturn, Annular Eclipse of the Sun March 13-16, 1885 with fold-outs and Flexure of Meridian Instruments. 1883 Appendices: Six Inner satellites of Saturn; Observations for stellar parallax; and Observatory Temperature Room and Competitive Trials so Chronometers in 1884 and 1886, including Plates, some of them fold-outs. 1884 Appendix: Catalogue of Stars observed at the United States Naval Observatory during the years 1845 to 1877. Third Edition. 1885 Appendices: The International Astrophotographic Congress and A Visit to Certain European Observatories and Other Institutions, by Albert G. Winterhalter; Saturn and its Ring, 1875-1889, by Asaph Hall; and The Solar Parallax and its related constants, including the Figure and Density of the Earth, by William Harkness, including Colored Plates; 1886 Appendix: Magnetic observations at the United States Naval Observatory , 1888 and 1889. 14 plates(all large fold-outs), by J.A. Hoogewerff. 1887 Appendices: C.C. March-Report upon some of the Magnetic Observatories of Europe. 6 plates; Hoogewerff, J.A.-Magnetic observations, 1890. 4 plates; and Eastman, J.R.-Meteorological observations and results, 1883-87. 1888 Appendices: Hall, Asaph: Observations of Double Stars. Part 2. 1880-91; and Hoogewerff, J.A.: Magnetic observations for 1891. 6 plates. 1889 Appendix: Brown (S.J.): Magnetic observations for 1892. and 1890 Appendix: A catalogue of 16,748 southern stars, deduced by the United States Naval Observatory from the zone observations made at Santiago de Chile by the U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere during the years 1849-'50-'51-'52. Lieut. J. M. Gillis, U.S. N., superintendent. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 1879-82 spines read: Washington Astronomical and Meteorological Observations. 1883 reads:Washington Astronomical Observations. 1884-1890 reads:Washington Observations. All have "Year" on spine and 1"x1" ex-mus. paper label at base. 1885-90 volumes have "U.S. Naval Observatory" at base in gilt. Overall exteriors are Good to Good+. Spines rubbed/bumped at edges, some corners bumped. 1881 volume's corners rubbed to boards. Most have museum numbers on front endpapers, occasional mus. stamp. Only 3 volumes with numbers on title p. One volume's front hinge slightly broken, another volume's free endpaper with side tear 2" and back endpaper with mild foxing/mildew? otherwise all volumes are tight and interiors are Very Good to Very Good+. A handsome set. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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2 American Heritage Three Centuries of American Antiques [Three Volumes In One]
New York Bonanza Books 1979 0517294222 / 9780517294222 Cloth Good Good Antiques Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11" Photographs, Drawings, Color Plates 
416 pages. The most comprehensive, authoritative, and generously illustrated volume of antiques. Over 2000 illustrations, 375 in full color.Volume1covers Colonial Antiques. Volume 2: From the Revolution to the Civil War and Volume 3: From the Civil War to World War I. Thick book. Front cover with a stain?. Spine's cloth creased. Overall covers are Good. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Dust jacket mildly soiled. 3/4" tear on spine's top edge. DJ is Good. Heavy book. Will require extra postage. Small red dot on side page edge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Cabrera, Ana S. RUTAS DE AMERICA. El Folklore, La Musica, La Historia, La Leyenda. Las Costumbres
Buenos Aires, Argentina Peuser, Ltda 1941 Leather Good Spanish Text Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 3/4" Francisco De Santo 
Spanish Text. Color Plates and black/white illustrations. 242 pp. including Index. Red leather spine. Raised bands. Gilt lettering. Some rubbing/chipping to front cover. Overall Good. Interior is tight,clean and Near Fine. Beautiful colored plates. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Canady, John Metropolitan Seminars in Art-Great Periods in Painting: 12 Portfolios
Metropolitan Museum of Art, The 1959 Hard Cover Good to Very Good. Art Size:10" x 13" color Plates 
"Art Seminars in the Home". Published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a course on art study. 12 Portfolios: WHAT IS A PAINTING, REALISM, EXPRESSIONISM, ABSTRACTION, COMPOSITION (Pictures as structures), COMPOSITION(Composition as expression), TECHNIQUES(Fresco), TECHNIQUES(Tempera and Oil), TECHNIQUES(Water Color, Pastel, Etching, Engraving), THE ARTIST AS A SOCIAL CRITIC, and THE ARTIST AS A VISIONARY. Each volume has a pocket with colored plates-frameable. Missing 19 of 144 plates. Two plates slightly damaged. Exteriors are Good to Very Good. Interiors are Very Good. Some yellowing in front hinge area. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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5 Chamberlin, T.C. & Salisbury, R.D. THE DRIFTLESS AREA OF THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
U.S Geological Survey 1885 Paper Cover Very Good+ Mississippi River Size: Approx. 7 3/4" x 11 1/4" Map Plates, Engravings, Tables,diagrams 
"In the midst of the great mantle of drift that overspreads the Upper Mississippi Basin there lies a drift-barren tract of about 10,000 square miles, the driftless area of Wisconsin and adjoining States. This island in the sea of drift is unique..." pp. 199-322. 6 plate maps, 5 are in color, some double-spread and one foldout. Numerous engravings. Disbound from The U.S. Geological Survey. Top page edge with black marking?- partially stamped? "Bound" in paper wraps with tissue guards at front and back. Very Good + condition. No tears. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin (September 25, 1843 - November 15, 1928) was an influential American geologist and educator. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Hart, William S. A LIGHTER OF FLAMES
New York Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1923 Hard Cover Good Historical Fiction Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8" color Plates 
Historical fiction of Patrick Henry. Written by stage and silent motion-picture actor. 246 pp. 4 color plates. Soiling to covers. Front corner's lower corner dented. Spine darkened with ends bumped/rubbed. Nick to cloth. White numbers at base "160". Overall covers are Good. Front endpaper with glued description of book. Possibly taken from DJ? Small bookstore sticker. Back free endpaper stamped with 6 lines advertising a bookstore. A couple of "pinkish"? stains. pp.21-24 top edge of pages tiny chip including one of the plates. No interference with text or plate-minor. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 King, Clarence PRODUCTION OF THE PRECIOUS METALS IN THE UNITED STATES
Washington Government Printing Office 1882 Paper Cover Near Fine Metals Size: Approx. 7 3/4" x 11 1/4" Colored Plates, Charts, Graphs, Tables 
A tabulated statement of the production of precious metals in the United States for the year June 1, 1879 to May 31, 1880. includes 6 colored plates. pp. 333-401. extracted from Annual Report of the Director of the U. S. Geological Survey. "Bound" in bluish-grey paper covers with tissue guards in front and back. Exterior covers are Very Good +. Top pages edge stamped with "some" lettering-probably United States Lib. Interior is tight, clean and Near Fine. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Walford, Lionel A. MARINE GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COAST FROM ALASKA TO THE EQUATOR
Neptune, New Jersey T.F.H. Publications Neptune, New Jersey 1974 Cloth Fine Fishes Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11 1/4" Paintings,photographs, Color Plates 
275 pp. Reprinted for the Smithsonian Institute.Paintings by Link Malmquist & natural color photographs by Ralph Emerson.32 B/W plates & 38 colored."This edition is reprinted from the original without change except for the addition of a new introduction, colored frontispiece reproduced in black and white at original position and in color at the end of the book, title page reproduced only in black and white, and color plates printed on both sides of each page." Included: A Glossary of Anatomical Terms Commonly Used for Describing Fishes or Their Habits,Keys to the Families of Fishes Found on Pacific Coast of the Americas,Index and Bibliography. Beautiful book, as New. Bruns W14 
Price: 10.00 USD
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