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SCIENCE, October 15, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 193

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1886

Seller ID: 003657

Condition: Good


Articles by Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: J. E. OLIVER: Education and the cost of living; H. CARVILL LEWIS: The genesis of the diamond; WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period; H. W. WILEY: Unexplained noises; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN: How astronomers may work. Other articles:"The mounting of Mungo"( African elephant) with 4 illustrations; " A few words about pavements"(Fifth Ave, New York) with 4 illustrations; and "... View more info

TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1881-1883

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, New York,

Seller ID: 003994

Condition: Covers Poor. Interior Good+


Vol.1 Part I and 2. " 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: T. SHERRY HUNT's "Mineral Physiology"; and 3 articles by LEROY C. COOLEY-"Chemistry and the Question of Life&... View more info

ASSAYING IN THREE PARTS: PART 1st.--GOLD AND SILVER ORES; PART 2d.--GOLD AND SILVER BULLION; PART 3d.--LEAD, COPPER, TIN, MERCURY, ZINC, NICKEL AND COBALT, CHROMIUM, BISMUTH, ARSENIC, ANTIMONY, SULPHUR, SALT.

By: Aaron, C. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Mining and Scientific Press: 1900

Seller ID: 006871

Condition: Very Good-


Complete Set of Two Volumes. Part I: Fourth Edition. 142 pp. Maroon cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, scuffing and marks to cover faces, spine is faded and worn, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Bookstore sticker adhered to front inside cover. Front free endpaper loose. Interior pages browning. Break to interior spine, back hinge loose. Part II and III: Third Edition. 170 pp. Maroon cloth covers with ... View more info

Mineral Resources of Alaska Report on Progress of Investigations in 1910

By: Brooks, Alfred H. and Others

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1911

Seller ID: 003591

Condition: Very Good-


Bulletin 480 of the Department of Interior. United States Geological Survey. 333 pp., charts, graphs, 13 folding map plates and 1 map in rear pocket."C.Vey Holman" written on front cover.Spine faded. Minor "spot" on front cover at side edge, otherwise exterior is VG. Interior is tight, clean and VG+ View more info

A NEW METHOD FOR MEASURING THE REFRACTIVE INDICES IN MICADEOUS MINERALS

By: Girault, J. P.

Price: $15.00

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003611

Condition: Good+


4 page article. Signed on front page along top edge:" Compliments of the author". Reprinted from American Mineralogist. 1950. front page bottom margin, pasted down "sticker": Ministere des Mines. Department of Mines, Quebec, Canada. Mildly soiled covers. 3 illustrations. View more info

PRELIMINARY GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE NOME C-1 QUADRANGLE, SEWARD PENINSULA, ALASKA

By: Hummel, C. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., U.S. Geological Survey: 1962

Seller ID: 006993

Condition: Very Good


Mineral Investigations Field Studies Map MF-247. Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. Black/white map measuring 31" x 24" (unfolded) found inside a brown paper envelope. Ex. museum blue stamp on front of envelope and left lower corner of map. Envelope is dirty with creasing to edges, corners. Map is clean, no marks or tears. View more info

PRELIMINARY GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE NOME D-1 QUADRANGLE, SEWARD PENINSULA, ALASKA

By: Hummel, C. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., U.S. Geological Survey: 1962

Seller ID: 006994

Condition: Very Good


Mineral Investigations Field Studies Map MF-248. Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. Black/white map measuring 33.5" x 22" (unfolded) found inside a brown paper envelope. Ex. museum blue stamp on front of envelope and top right corner of map. Envelope is dirty with minor creasing to edges, corners. Map is clean, no marks or tears. View more info

ORIGIN OF METALLIFEROUS DEPOSITS, By Hunt and THE PHENOMENA OF SLEEP By Dr. Richardson

By: Hunt, Prof. T. Sterry Hunt and Dr. Richardson

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes & Lauriat: 1873

Seller ID: 004665

Condition: Good


Half-Hour Recreations in Popular Science. No. 10. Two "addresses": ORIGIN OF METALLIFEROUS DEPOSITS by T. Sterry Hunt, F. R. S., before the Polytechnic Association of the American Institute of New York. "There are about sixty bodies which chemists call elements; the simplest forms of matter which they have been able to extract from the rocky crust of our earth, its waters, and its atmosphere..." pp. 375-391 and THE PHENOMENA OF SLEEP by Dr. Richardson,... View more info

MINERAL RESOURCES of The UNITED STATES 1927 Part I METALS

By: Katz, Frank J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 003569

Condition: Good+


70th Congress, 2d Session. House Document No. 457. 782 pp. Library of the University of California Riverside bookplate on front free endpaper: Gift of R.D. Skelley. otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Gilt lettering on spine. Lettering faded. Spine ends slightly bumped. some scuffing. Overall exterior is G+. View more info

THE IRON ORES AND LIGNITE OF THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY VALLEY

By: Lewis, Henry Carvill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Academy of Natural Sciences: 1879

Seller ID: 000914

Condition: Very Good+


Read before the Mineralogical and Geological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, October 27th, 1879. 12 pp. 2 diagrams. Wraps slightly discolored around edges otherwise the pamphlet is Very Good+ to Near Fine. ( Have other pamphlets by Lewis, all different titles) View more info

ON PHILADELPHITE (Sp. Nov.)

By: Lewis, Henry Carvill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Academy of Natural Sciences: 1879

Seller ID: 000915

Condition: Very Good+


Read before the Mineralogical and Geological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, December 22d, 1879. " The mineral to which the above title has been applied was found by the writer four years ago, ...". 16 pp. Wraps slightly discolored around edges otherwise the pamphlet is Very Good+ to Near Fine. Laid in a 5" x 2 1/4" paper hand written "With the Compliments of H. Carvill Lewis." ( Have 8 more pamphlets by Lewis, all diff... View more info

ON A NEW SUBSTANCE RESEMBLING DOPPLERITE FROM A PEAT BOG AT SCRANTON.

By: Lewis, Henry Carvill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1881

Seller ID: 000919

Condition: Very Good


Lewis, at the time of this paper, was the Professor of Mineralogy in the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. This was read before the American Philosophical Society, Dec. 2,, 1881. "In the course of an excavation for a new court-house at Scranton, Pa., made last July, a very interesting substance was discovered, specimens of which were sent to the writer at that time for investigation. The excavation cut through a peat bog, and it was at the bottom of this b... View more info

CLASSIFICATION. Class Q SCIENCE

By: Library of Congress

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1913

Seller ID: 004881

Condition: Good


Adopted 1905. As in force November, 1912. Synopsis includes: Science (general); Mathematies; Astronomy- Geodesy; Physics; Chemistry- Crystallography; Geology- Mineralogy, Petrology, Paleontology; Natural History-Microscopy, General biology; Botany-Ecology; Zoology; Human Anatomy; Physiology-Experimental Psychology; and Bacteriology. 196 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. ex.mus.numbers and faint stamp. Mildly soiled covers.Faint watermark along the upper spine joi... View more info

THE SOUTHERN GEOLOGIST (VOL. I, NO. 1, 2, 3)

By: Murkin, J. A. (ed.)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Nashville, J. A. Murkin: 1885

Seller ID: 006952

Condition: Very Good-


Issued Monthly in the Interest of Collectors. Three issues from first printing year: Volume I, No. 1, October 1885; Volume I, No. 2, November 1885; Volume I, No. 3, December 1885. All are ex. museum copies with identification numbers and/or stamp on top of front page. All have green pencil 'X' written once on inside page margin, No. 2 has other ink marks on page margins. Advertisements appear on back page. Edges are lightly creased and corners appear bumped, dirt smudges... View more info

PRELIMINARY GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE EMMETT WASH NE QUADRANGLE, COCONINO VALLEY, ARIZONA

By: Petersen, Richard G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., U.S. Geological Survey: 1959

Seller ID: 006997

Condition: Very Good


Mineral Investigations Field Studies Map MF-215. Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. Black/white map with red elevation lines measuring 31" x 32" (unfolded) inside a brown paper envelope. Ex. museum blue stamp on front of envelope and left lower corner of map. Envelope is dirty with creasing to edges, corners. Map is clean, some minor creasing along left side, no marks or tears. View more info

ROCKS, MINERALS, AND FOSSILS(A Brief Introduction to Geology)

By: Poitevin, Eugene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Canada: 1953

Seller ID: 003584

Condition: Very Good-


Canada. Department of Resources and Development.. National Parks Branch . Special contribution No. 53-1. 15 pp. Author was Geological Survey of Canada, Honorary Curator of Minerealogy, National Museum of Canada. Soiling to covers, otherwise exterior Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, IN COMPLIANCE WITH A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF JANUARY 6, 1846, RELATIVE TO THE MINERAL REGIONS OF LAKE SUPERIOR

By: Senate

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Ritchie & Heiss: 1846

Seller ID: 006190

Condition: Very Good


29th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Doc. No. 160. February 24, 1846. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands, and ordered to be printed. "37 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine, and spine creased. Light foxing throughout document, otherwise clean and in VG condition. View more info

The Complete Guide to Rocks, Gems & Minerals

By: Tanner, Hans (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Petersen Publishing: 1970

Seller ID: 004098

Condition: Very Good-


Exlusive: New Mineral Locations. 32 Full Color Gems Money Can't Buy, Easy Mineral Identification, Moon Rock Analysis, Micromounts, Cut Gems. 96 pp. ex.mus stamp on cover. Creased at spine. where it is stapled.- small tears at staples. Overall VG-. Interior is tight, clean and VG. Beautiful full page colored illustrations of gems. View more info

THE COORDINATION OF ALUMINIUM IN ANDALUSITE

By: Thornely, P.C. And W.H. Taylor

Price: $38.50

Publisher: Manchester, 1939

Seller ID: 002985

Condition: Very Good


From Volume 83 of "Memoirs & Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society", Session 1938-39. "The present paper contains an account of the application of Fourier methods to andalusite. The results obtained confirm the essential accuracy of the structure previously proposed, and in particular demonstrate the reality of the five-fold coordination group of oxygens around one type of aluminium atom." pp.17-30 uncut. 3 figures and 2 tables... View more info

PRELIMINARY GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE HOUSE ROCK SPRING SE QUADRANGLE COCONINO COUNTY, ARIZONA

By: Wells, John D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., U.S. Geological Survey: 1959

Seller ID: 006992

Condition: Very Good


Mineral Investigations Field Studies Map MF-189. Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. Black/white map with red elevation lines measuring 31.5" x 36" (unfolded) inside a brown paper envelope. Ex. museum blue stamp on front of envelope and left lower corner of map. Envelope is dirty with creasing to edges, corners. Map is clean, no marks or tears. View more info