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1 A HANDBOOK FOR THE EXHIBITION BUILDINGS OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG
Williamsburg, Virginia 1942 Paper Back Very Good- Virginia Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" Illustrated 
Contents include: The Old Court House, The Capitol, The Public Gaol, The Raleigh Tavern, The Ludwell-Paradise House, The Governor's Palace, the George Wythe House. A copy of this publication is presented to each person purchasing a block ticket to the Exhibition Buildings. 95 pp. Brown paper covers with wear to edges, chipping to joints, tear along back cover near spine. Interior is clean. Book in VG- condition. 
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2 AN HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF THE FIELD COLUMBIAN MUSEUM
Chicago Field Columbian Museum 1894 Wraps Fair to Good- Museum Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 3/4" 
Field Columbian Museum, Pub. I, Volume I, No. I. December 1894. "In order that a careful record of the early history of the movement that resulted in the establishment of the Museum may be preserved to the future, it has been deemed fitting to devote the first number to an account of its brief history and dedication." 90 pp. Covers in Poor condition - both are removed from rest of document, chipped edges and tears with missing pieces. String tied. Interior page edges are chipped and browning. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover. Spine is loose, but document is together and complete. Overall document in Fair to Good- condition. An original printing of a historical document. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 American Association for the Advancement of Science A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF SOME OF THE SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS OF BOSTON AND VICINITY.
Boston Local Committee 1880 Paper Cover Very Good Massachusetts Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" 
Prepared by the Local Committee on the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for Distribution to Members of the Association, at the Boston Meeting, August, 1880. "In Boston, the different societies are first mentioned; next, the educational institutions, excepting such as belong to Harvard University, which will be found under Cambridge, with the other departments of the University; a notice of the Museum of Fine Arts closes the list." Signed by J. Duncan Putnam, Aug. 25, 1880, on top front cover. 27 pp. Gray stiff paper covers. Cover corners are bumped, edges are chipped with some creasing, cover faces are browning along edges and some ink spots on back, tears to spine ends. Ink spots on pages 24-25, otherwise interior pages are clean. Document in VG condition. 
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4 Axson, Stockton; Kenyon Cox; G. Stanley Hall; and Oliver S. Tonks ART MUSEUMS AND SCHOOLS: FOUR LECTURES DELIVERED AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1913 Boards Good+ to Very Good- Speech Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" 
Lectures include: "Museums of Art and Teachers of English" by Stockton Axson; "Museums of Art and Teachers of Art" by Kenyon Cox; "Museums of Art and Teachers of History" by G. Stanley Hall; and "Museums of Art and Teachers of the Classics" by Oliver S. Tonks. The lectures were delivered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a course for teachers. 144 pp. Green boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Cover corners are rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, scuffing to cover faces. Spine ends are bent and chipped, particularly the top spine end that is ripped and missing, showing interior spine. Gilt top page edge. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Newspaper article from NY Times laid in on back free endpaper, staining the pages behind and inside back cover. Interior tight and clean. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. 
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5 Chapman, Frank M. THE BIRDS OF THE VICINITY OF NEW YORK CITY: A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL COLLECTION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ORNITHOLOGY
New York American Museum Natural History 1906 Wraps Good+ Ornithology Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10" Photographs 
Reprinted from the American Museum Journal Vol. VI, Nos. 2 and 3, April and July, 1906. Guide Leaflet No. 22. 96 pp. with index. Errata inserted before back cover. Ex. museum with identification number and stamps on front cover and front freepaper. Covers are dirty, corners are bent, page edges are chipped, spine torn and exposed. Page edges are browning or dirty. Interior is tight. Document in Good+ condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Crook, Dr. A. R. THE TRAINING OF MUSEUM CURATORS
American Associations of Museums 1910 Wraps Very Good Museum Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" 
"I believe the curator is born and not made." Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Association of Museums, Vol. IV, 1910. Crook was the curator for the Illinois State Museum of Natural History in Springfield, Ill. Pages 59-64. Original paper wraps are browning and chipped along edges. Lower edge of interior pages are also chipped. Overall the document is in Very Good condition. 
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7 Figgins, J. D. and Harold J. Cook THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN IN AMERICA and NEW GEOLOGICAL AND PALAEONTOLOGICAL EVIDENCE BEARING ON THE ANTIQUITY OF MANKIND IN AMERICA
New York American Museum of Natural History 1927 Paper Cover Very Good Natural History Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" Figures, Photographs 
Reprinted from Natural History, Vol. XXVII, No. 3, 1927, pp. 229-247. Gray stiff paper covers. Ex. museum stamp on front cover and on page 235. Cover edges are rubbed with some creases, front cover darkened in places, dirt smudges and bumped corners, particularly bottom corner. Interior pages are clean, tight. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Hammer, Olga and D'Andrea, Jeanne: (Editors): TREASURES OF MEXICO FROM THE MEXICAN NATIONAL MUSEUMS
The Armand Hammer Foundation 1978 Softcover Good Mexico Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11" Color/Black and White Photographs 
Written in both Spanish and English. 206 pp. Wear to cover edges, corners and joints. Interior tight and clean. Book in Good condition. 
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9 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING A REPORT OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA, IN RELATION TO THE EXPLOSION OF STEAM BOILERS
Washington Blair & Rives, Printers 1836 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates 
Steam Boilers. 24th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Treasury Department, Doc. No. 162. March 1, 1836. Read, and laid upon the table. Members of the sub-committees include A. B. Bache, Benjamin Reeves, W. H. Keating, M. W. Baldwin, S. V. Merrick, Isaiah Lukens, W. R. Johnson. 95 pp. Six b/w plates, many other drawings and tables. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, creasing and chipping to spine edge. Mild tanning to page edges, some foxing spots, few corners are creased. Text is clean and easily legible. Part of blue ink stamp from House of Representatives Library stamp on top page edge. Document in VG condition. 
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10 Just, Theodor (ed.) LLOYDIA: A QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE (DECEMBER 1944)
Menasha, WI Lloyd Library and Museum 1944 Paper Cover Very Good- Single Issue Magazine Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" Plates, Figures 
Volume 7, No. 4, December 1944 issue. Contents: A Revision of Lacmellea, and the Transfer of Zschokkea (Apocynaceae) by Joseph Monachino; More Fungi from Florida by William A. Murrill; New Lagenidiaceous Parasites of Rotifers from Brazil by John S. Karling. Pages 275-345. Brown paper covers with black lettering on front and spine. Normal wear and rubbing to corners and edges, mild soiling to cover faces. Creasing to spine. Interior pages are clean, some minor indents. Spine broken in places within interior. Magazine in VG- condition. 
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11 Just, Theodor (ed.) LLOYDIA: A QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE (JUNE 1944)
Menasha, WI Lloyd Library and Museum 1944 Paper Cover Very Good Single Issue Magazine Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" Plates, Figures 
Volume 7, No. 2, June 1944 issue. Contents: The Relation of Pharmacy to Botany by B.V. Christensen; The African Oil Palm: Its History, Cultivation and Importance by Donovan S. Correll; The Taxonomy of the Mexican, Central American and West Indian Species of Ouratea (Ochnaceae) by John D. Dwyer; and Studies in the Geoglossaceae of Yunnan by F.L. Tai. Pages 93-162. Brown paper covers with black lettering on front and spine. Normal wear and rubbing to corners and edges. Creasing to spine. Interior pages are clean, no marks, some minor indents. Magazine in VG condition. 
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12 Just, Theodor (ed.) LLOYDIA: A QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE (SEPTEMBER 1944)
Menasha, WI Lloyd Library and Museum 1944 Paper Cover Very Good Single Issue Magazine Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" Plates, Figures 
Volume 7, No. 3, September 1944 issue. Contents: New and Interesting Cortinarii from North America by Alexander H. Smith; Vanilla: Its History, Cultivation and Importance by Donovan S. Correll; and Diagnoses of Hawaiian Species of Pelea (Rutaceae) - Hawaiian Plant Studies, 13 by Harold St. John. Pages 163-274. Brown paper covers with black lettering on front and spine. Normal wear and rubbing to corners and edges, very small black marks to cover faces. Creasing to spine. Interior pages are clean, no marks, some minor indents. Magazine in VG condition. 
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13 Kantor, Helene J. A PREDYNASTIC OSTRICH EGG WITH INCISED DECORATION
Journal of Near Eastern Studies 1948 Reprint Paper Covers Good+ Archaeology Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" Plates, Figures 
Oriental Institute Museum Notes, No. 5. Reprinted from Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Vol. VII, No. 1, January, 1948. Pages 46-51. Two plates, three figures. Light green paper wraps. Ex. library with identification numbers on sticker on top front cover, identification numbers on top title page and last page. Paper covers are dirty, creased corners, wear and browning along edges. Some light creasing to interior pages, otherwise clean. Document in Good+ condition. Scarce. 
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14 McGregor, J. H. RESTORING NEANDERTHAL MAN
New York American Museum of Natural History 1926 Paper Cover Very Good Natural History Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" Figures 
Reprinted from Natural History, Vol. XXVI, No. 3, 1926, pp. 288-293. Gray stiff paper covers. Ex. museum stamp on front cover and on page 291. Cover edges are rubbed with some creases, small chip on top edge, dirt smudges and rubbed corners. Interior pages are clean, tight. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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15 PEASE, F. G. ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPES
Washington Government Printing Office 1929 Wraps Very Good- Astronomy Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 3/4" Plates 
From the Smithsonian Report for 1928, Pages 201-211 (with 7 plates). Publication 2985. Brown paper wraps. Front cover darkened on top, light chipping along edges. Interior pages are also darkened, most are uncut. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Pollard, Charles Louis THE MODERN MUSEUM
1908 Wraps Very Good Museum Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" 
Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Staten Island Association of Arts and Sciences, Vol. II., Part II., February-May, 1908. Pages 91-95. Ink/dirt marks along edge of front/back covers, interior is tight and clean. Document is in VG condition. 
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17 Rhees, William J. VISITOR'S GUIDE TO THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION AND NATIONAL MUSEUM, WASHINGTON D.C.
Washington Judd & Detweiler 1885 Wraps Good Smithsonian Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" Plates 
"The object of this work is to give a brief and popular account of the Smithsonian Institution, its founder, its Secretaries, Professors Henry and Baird, and of the National Museum in its charge." 78 pp. Original paper wraps are very well worn and aged. Covers are dirt-smudged, edges are chipped, spine is torn and partially exposed, front lower corner is missing, back top corner is folded and creased. Interior pages have dirt-smudges, some are foxed, some pages are chipped/torn, and paged edges are browning/dirty. Overall the document in Good condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Shufeldt, R. W. SCIENTIFIC TAXIDERMY FOR MUSEUMS. (BASED ON A STUDY OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT COLLECTIONS.)
Washington Government Printing Office 1892 Paperbound Very Good Museum Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates 
From report of the U.S. National Museum for year ending June 30, 1892. 52nd Congress, 2nd Session, House of Representatives, Misc. Doc. 114, Part 2. Disbound government document. Pages 369-436. 84 b/w plates. Residue from book remains along spine edge. Last page and final plates completely separated from rest of document. Ex. library stamp along top page edge. Document in VG condition. 
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19 The Horniman Museum, Forest Hill FROM STONE TO STEEL, A HANDBOOK TO THE CASES ILLUSTRATING THE AGES OF STONE, BRONZE, AND IRON
London Southwood, Smith and Co. Paper Cover Very Good- Great Britain Size: Approx. 4 3/4" x 7" Plates 
London County Council, Issue 7, No. 1008. "Historical records, whether on paper, papyrus, stone, or clay, carry us back a few thousand years at most into the past history of a small number of the races of by-gone days, and our knowledge of man's mode of life in the long periods of prehistoric time is largely derived from discoveries of the implements he made and used." 75 pp. With two b/w plates. Orange paper covers with title on front and list of other Horniman Museum publications on back cover. Light wear to cover corners and edges, dirt smudges on cover faces, creasing and small tears to spine and spine ends. Ex. library numbers on front cover top left corner. Interior pages clean, no marks. Some top corners are creased or dog-earred. Overall document in VG- condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 The Museums Association DIRECTORY OF MUSEUMS AND ART GALLERIES IN THE BRITISH ISLES
South Kensington The Museums Association 1931 Cloth Very Good Directory Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 10 " 
"The following pages contain as complete a list as it has been possible to make of the Museums of the British Isles." 376 pp. Black cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover edges are rubbed and rippled. Spine faded. Spine broken between pages 280-281, otherwise interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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