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1 SCIENCE, August 12, 1887
New York The Science Company 1887 Paper Cover Good Science Size: Approx. 9" X 12" Engravings 
Some Articles: What American Zoologists have done for Evolution, by E.W. Morse. Laid in page with portrait engraving of Morse; Economy in Management of Soil, by H. E. Alvord; Prehistoric Chronology of America by D.G. Brinton; The Sonora Earthquake with illustration and Chemical Laboratory of the University of Nebraska with 5 illustrations. Front wrap detached but intact. ex-mus mailing label and numbers on front. Slightly soiled. Overall exterior is Good to Good+. interior is clean, and tight and VG+. Engraving of Morse, top border watermarked. Not on portrait. From SCIENCE, Aug. 20, 1886. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1885-1887
Poughkeepsie, New York Wraps Covers Fair Interior Very Good Science Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates, Tables,Figures (line drawings) Maps 
Vol.IV 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: W. LE CONTE STEVENS - "Aerial Navigation" with 4 illustrations; and MARY WHITNEY - "New Stars in Andromeda and Orion" with an illustration. 3 articles by William G. Stevenson, President of The Institute: "Interpretations of Nature", "Genius and Mental Disease" and "Earthquakes". Other articles by Rev. Henry L. Ziegenfuss, Capt. Henry C. Taylor, Isabel Mulford, Charles L. Bristol, Edward Riggs,William B. Dwight, and Charles B. Warring. 282 pp. Front paper cover missing bottom corner and two small pieces at side edge. Water mark at front top corner and down side edge. Shows on top corner of title page and no further. Spine paper cracking. Strip at base missing. Back cover missing. ex-mus. numbers on front top edge. String tied. Interior is clean, tight and in VG+ condition. Have other "volumes" from Vassar Brothers Institute. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 Coats, Robert R. Reconnaissance Geology of Some Western Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Washington United States Government Printing Office 1956 Wraps Very Good Alaska Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" Map, Plates 
Geological Survey Bulletin 1028-E. Investigations of Alaskan Volcanoes. pp 83-100, large fold out map in back envelope. fading at spine wraps and slightly around edges otherwise VG to VG+. Interior is tight, clean, and VG+. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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4 Fallows, Rev. Samuel (Introd. By) Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror: a Comprehensive and Connected Account of the Terrible Tragedy (the 1906 Earthquake) That Befell the People of Our Golden City...
1906 Cloth Good California 
spine and front cover faded. spine ends bumped/rubbed. corners mildly rubbed. back hinge broken. otherwise interior is VG-tight, clean. Filled with photographs of the earthquake. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Hazard, Daniel L. RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY NEAR HONOLULU, HAWAII. 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" Graphs, Tables 
"The Honolulu Magnetic Observatory is located on a large coral plain, 12 1/2 miles (21 km.) west of the city of Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaii. Its operation began in January, 1902." 101 pp. plus 22 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables including register of Earthquakes. Tan paper wraps. Mildly soiled. Fading to front cover. Slight chipping at front top edge. spine darkened. ex-mus.stamp on front cover. Overall covers Good+. ex. mus. stamp and numbers on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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