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1 SCIENCE, A Weekly Newspaper of All the Arts and Sciences, January 24, 1890
New York N. D. C. Hodges 1890 Paper Cover Good+ Science Size: Approx. 9" X 12" Maps, Figures (line drawings) 
Some Articles: A Steel Pressure-Blower with illustration of one; The Tobacco-Plant; What Stanley Has Done For The Map of Africa with 2 maps: Central Africa, Before Stanley, and Central Africa, After Stanley; Useful Plants in Guatemala; and The Fiske Range-Finder with 6 illustrations. Under Industrial Notes: The Hulin Diary Calendar with an illustration of one." This unique memorandum calendar, manufactured by John S. Hulin, stationer, combines a diary and a calendar in one". 2 sets of ex-mus. numbers on front cover. Slight soiling and chipping around bottom edge, otherwise exterior is VG. Interior is clean, tight and VG+. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 SCIENCE, October 30, 1885. Volume VI. No. 143
New York The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good to Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etching 
With Science Supplement. Articles by Famous Americans: F.W. PUTNAM "Man and the mastodon" (found in Worchester County, Mass.). In Letters to the Editor: ALPHEUS HYATT "Cruise of the Arethusa"; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN "The care of pamphlets". In Science Supplement:" The Nordenfelt submarine boat" with illustration. Other articles: "The International Geological Congress at Berlin"; " Localization of Functions in the Brain"; plus "Geographical Notes" (Lieut. H.T. Allen's expedition to Copper or Atna River and Lieutenant Cantwell's exploration of the Kowak River); "Astronomical Notes" (Small versus large telescopes, Comet 1885. III.(Brooks), New variable in Cygnus, Common decimal unit of circular measure,and Gould's Zone Catalogue). ex.mus. stamp on front cover. Slightly soiled. Vertical crease, goes through, but very minor. some mild chipping to edges, exterior is Good to Good+. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good +. Supplement's border mildly soiled. Some pages uncut. Overall Supplement is VG-. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 Heyn, Ernest V. A CENTURY OF WONDERS: 100 Years Of Popular Science
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc 1972 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Magazine Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/2 " Photographs, Illustrations 
"In collaboration with past and present editors of Popular Science Monthly." 320 pp. Red cloth covers with blue cloth spine, gilt lettering on spine. Corners bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, wear and fading to spine ends. Interior tight and clean. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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4 House of Representatives HALL COLBY
Washington Government Printing Office 1875 Paperbound Very Good- Astronomy Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" 
43D Congress. 2d Session. House of Representatives. Report No. 310. Report from The Committee on Claims regarding the petition of Hall Colby..."that he is the discoverer of certain principles in nautical astronomy of great importance, which he has for more than twenty years made known for the free benefit of the world:...he invented an improved mariners' compass, ...In the case of the United States naval vessels and transports, for many of which he represents that he has furnished and corrected compasses, he declares that he has never received any compensation..." 2 pages, front and back. Disbound. In Very Good + condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 House of Representatives J.B. EMERSON: Committee on Patents...regarding Emerson's Petition. 1849
1849 Paperbound Very Good Patents Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" Plate 
February 28, 1849. "The memorial of John B. Emerson, of the city of New York respectfully represents: that on the eighth day of March 1834, he obtained letters patent of the United States of America, for certain improvements in the steam engine, and in the mode of propelling therewith, either vessels on the water or carriages on the land..." "...I, John Brown Emerson, of the city of New York, have invented certain improvements in the steam engine, and in the mode of propelling therewith, either vessels on the water or carriages on the land, and that the following is a full and exact description thereof:..." 27 pp. Last page a full page illustration. In text a two paragraph description of Plate. Disbound but intact. Very Good. 
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