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1 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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2 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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3 SIMON NEWCOMB. Memorial Addresses
Philosophical Society of Washington, 1910 Wraps Very Good- Biography Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" 
Memorial Addresses by Charles K. Wead, James Bryce, Milton Updegraff, R.S. Woodward, L.O. Howard, Herbert Putnam, and E.M. Gallaudet. Resolutions Read by O.H. Tittmann. Read before Philosophical Society of Washington, December 4, 1909. Bulletin, Vol. XV, pp. 133-167. pages uncut. mildly faded/soiled covers. ex.-mus stamp and number on front cover, otherwise in VG condition. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Frontis. portrait of Newcomb. 
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4 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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5 Austin, Prof. F. E. PRELIMINARY MATHEMATICS
Hanover, New Hampshire Published By Author 1917 Cloth Very Good Mathematics Size: Approx. 4 3/4" x 7 3/4" Figures 
"The ultimate aims in the study of mathematics may be to obtain a practical knowledge of numbers or to discipline the mental powers. The realization of either aim demands calculation, and calculation is an art." 169 pp, four page index, seven pages of advertisements at conclusion of index. Green cloth cover with gilt title lettering on front cover. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges lightly rubbed, minor soiling to cover faces, rubbing to joints, spine ends are bent and fraying. Endpapers are lightly tanned. Some breaks to interior spine, no marks or writing on pages. 
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6 Davies, Charles THE LOGIC AND UTILITY OF MATHEMATICS, WITH THE BEST METHODS OF INSTRUCTION EXPLAINED AND ILLUSTRATED
New York A. S. Barnes & Company 1851 Hard Cover Very Good- Mathematics Size: Approx. 5 " x 8 " Illustrated 
"The following work is not a series of speculations. It is but an analysis of that system of mathematical instruction which has been steadily pursued at the Military Academy over a quarter of a century, and which has given to that institution its celebrity as a school of mathematical science." 375 pages with index. Brown cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, scuffing/some soiling to cover faces, spine is creased, spine ends are bent and chipped. Ex. museum label on bottom spine, identification numbers on front inside cover. Endpaper advertisements. Previous owner's signature on front endpaper, along with name of previous institution and embossed stamp of bookstore. "Sheldon Memorial" written on copyright page. Interior pages are tanned, some foxing spots. Book in VG- condition. 
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7 Farrar, John AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON ARITHMETIC, TAKEN PRINCIPALLY FROM THE ARITHMETIC OF S. F. LACROIX, AND TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH WITH SUCH ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS AS WERE FOUND NECESSARY IN ORDER TO ADAPT IT TO THE USE OF AMERICAN STUDENTS
Cambridge Hilliard and Metcalf at the University Press 1825 Third Edition Boards Fair to Good- Mathematics Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 3/4" 
"The first principles, as well as the more difficult parts of Mathematics, have, it is thought, been more fully and clearly explained by the French elementary writers, than by the English; and among these, Lacroix has held a very distinguished place. His treastises have been considered as the most complete, and the best suited to those who are destined for a public education." 144 pp. Blue paper over boards with brown paper spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, bumped with areas of boards exposed, stains or dirt smudges to cover faces, covers very worn as expected from age. Spine is cracked and torn, spine ends are missing with spine exposed, title bar is torn and not complete. Ex. library with sticker on bottom spine, bookplate on front inside cover, identification number on front free endpaper. Pencil marks (algebra problem with notes) on back inside cover. Interior is heavily foxed and paper is browning, water stain to lower corner, text is easily legible. Interior pages are uncut, some pages are cut smaller than others, some corners are bent. Spine and hinges loose. Book in Fair to Good- condition. 
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8 Fish, Daniel W. ROBINSON'S PROGRESSIVE INTELLECTUAL ARITHMETIC; ON THE INDUCTIVE PLAN.
New York Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, & Company 1872 Boards Fair Education Size: Approx. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" 
Being a sequel to the progressive primary arithmetic, containing many original forms of analysis applicable to a great variety of practical questions, and designed for the more advanced classed in common schools and academies. 176 pages with appendix. Paper boards with black leather spine. Covers are very worn with significant rubbing to corners and edges, foxing, and areas where boards are exposed. Spine tips are frayed and leather is worn. Pencil/some pen writing on covers, endpapers, and throughout interior. Foxing on interior pages, and page corners are bent. Book in Fair condition. 
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9 Hutton, Charles A COURSE OF MATHEMATICS. IN TWO VOLUMES. FOR THE USE OF ACADEMIES, AS WELL AS PRIVATE TUITION. (VOLUME II)
New York Samuel Campbell, Evert Duyckinck, T. & J. Swords, Peter A. Mesier, R. M'Dermut, Thomas A. Ronalds, John Tiebout, and George Long 1818 Leather Good- to Good Mathematics Size: Approx. 5 " x 8 1/2" Figures, Tables 
From the Fifth and Sixth London Editions, Revised and Corrected by Robert Adrain, A. M., Fellow of the American Philosophical Society, and Professor of Mathematics in Queen's College, New-Jersey. Volume II only. 558 pages, with table of logarithms of the numbers from 1 to 1000. Leather bound book with maroon title bar and gilt lettering on spine. Cover is very worn with corners and edges rubbed, some areas rubbed to boards. Tears/scuffing and dirt smudges to cover faces, wear to joints, spine is worn, spine ends are bent and torn with some areas of spine ends missing. Ex. library with sticker on bottom spine, book plate on front inside cover, identification numbers on front free endpaper. Front hinge loose, small tear exposing spine. Interior pages are browning, foxing with some pages heavily foxed, text is easily legible. Small tear to back free endpaper. Some interior page corners are bent. Book in Good- to Good condition. 
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10 Littlehales, G.W. A NEW AND ABRIDGED METHOD OF FINDING THE LOCUS OF GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION AND THE COMPASS ERROR
Washington Philosophical Society of Washington 1903 Wraps Very Good Geography Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" Figures (text drawings), Foldout Plates. 
From Bulletin, Vol.XIV. pp. 233-246. 3 Plates. An eminent mathematician, oceanographer, and civil engineer, Littlehales compiled many publications in navigation, terrestrial magnetism, and oceanography. Salmon paper covers. ex.-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Mildly soiled with small tears at bottom edge, otherwise exterior is VG. Interior pages uncut, therefore text is clean, tight and VG+. No tears to plates. 
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11 Miller, E. A TREATISE ON PLANE AND SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY
Boston Leach, Shewell And Sanborn 1894 Third Edition Cloth Good Mathematics Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" 
"The matter and the methods of presentation are designed to enable the student to become thoroughly acquainted with the principles and applications of Trigonometry..." 114 pp. Also included: Six Place Logarithmic Tables, Together with a Table of Natural Sines, Cosines, Tangents, and Cotangents prepared by Webster Wells, 11 pp.; A Table Containing the Logarithms of Numbers From 1 to 10,000, 79 pp. Separate answer key to Miller's Trigonometry included at the conclusion of text, 11 pp. Black cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, spine ends are torn and fraying. Cover faces are scuffed with small marks. Front free endpaper missing. Previous owner's name written on top of title page and on top of answer key. Loose hinges. Some ink marks along interior page edges, but text not affected. Book in Good condition. 
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12 Sprague, Charles E. LOGARITHMS TO 12 PLACES AND THEIR USE IN INTEREST CALCULATIONS
New York Published By Author 1910 Cloth Very Good- Mathematics Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures 
"The need of a logarithmic table for special cases, where the usual five-figure and seven-place results are insufficient, is often felt by the accountant and the actuary." 88 pp. Yellow cloth covers with red title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, cover faces are soiled and dirty with some ink spots, top cover edge is darkened, wear to joints, spine is darkened, spine ends are torn and fraying. Red top page edge. Some smudges to front endpapers. Interior pages are lightly browning along edges, otherwise tight and clean. Book in VG- condition. 
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13 Wilson, Edwin B. (ed.) PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (VOL. 5, JULY 1919, NO. 7)
Baltimore Williams & Wilkins Company 1919 Paper Cover Very Good- Science Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Figures, Plate 
Volume 5, July 1919, Number 7. Pages 225-320. Brown paper covers with contents listed on back cover. Cover corners and edges are chipped and creased, light soiling to cover faces, spine ends are torn, spine is creased. Very light browning to interior page edges, otherwise pages are clean with no marks. Document in VG- condition. 
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14 Wilson, Edwin Bidwell (ed.) PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (VOL. 14, JUNE 1928, NO. 6)
Easton, PA Mack Printing Company 1928 Paper Cover Very Good- Science Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Figures, Plates 
Volume 14, June 1928, Number 6. Pages 439-503. Brown paper covers with contents listed on back cover. Cover corners and edges are chipped and creased, light soiling to cover faces, spine is creased. Very light browning to interior page edges, otherwise pages are clean with no marks. Document in VG- condition. 
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15 Wilson, Edwin Bidwell (ed.) PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (VOL. 15, JULY 1929, NO. 7)
Easton, PA Mack Printing Company 1929 Paper Cover Very Good- Science Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Figures 
Volume 15, July 1929, Number 7. Pages 539-621. Brown paper covers with contents listed on back cover. Cover corners and edges are chipped and creased, light soiling to cover faces, spine is creased. Very light browning to interior page edges, otherwise pages are clean with no marks. Document in VG- condition. 
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