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APPARENT RIGHT ASCENSIONS OF ADDITIONAL TIME-STARS 1881-1884 With Mean Places for 1884.0

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Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Bureau of Navigation: 1882

Seller ID: 002261

Condition: Good to Good-+


A Supplement to the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac for 1884. Introduction by Simon Newcomb. 61 pp. Salmon colored wraps with black lettering. ex. mus. numbers on front top corner edge, otherwise no markings. Mild soil to covers. 3 small areas of paper spine worn off, very minor. Otherwise exterior is Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+ View more info

ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE DURING THE YEAR 1870 AT UNITED STATES NAVAL OBSERVATORY

By: N/A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1873

Seller ID: 002771

Condition: Good- to Fair


Some articles covered: THE TRANSIT CIRCLE, THE MERIDIAN TRANSIT INSTRUMENT, THE MURAL CIRCLE, THE EQUATORIAL, and METEORS 1870. Appendices: REPORT ON THE DIFFERENCE OF LONGITUDE BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND ST. LOUIS, by William Harkness; REPORTS ON OBSERVATIONS OF ENCKE'S COMET DURING ITS RETURN IN 1871, by Asaph Hall and Wm. Harkness, with 1 plate; ON THE RIGHT ASCENSIONS OF THE EQUATORIAL FUNDAMENTAL STARS AND THE CORRECTIONS NECESSARY TO REDUCE THE RIGHT ASCENSIONS OF DIF... View more info

ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE DURING THE YEAR 1872 AT UNITED STATES NAVAL OBSERVATORY

By: N/A

Price: $73.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1874

Seller ID: 002772

Condition: Good


Some articles covered: THE TRANSIT CIRCLE, THE MURAL CIRCLE. METEORS OBSERVED IN 1872. Appendices: TABLES OF INSTRUMENTAL CONSTANTS AND CORRECTIONS FOR THE REDUCTION OF TRANSIT OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY, and REPORT ON THE DIFFERENCE OF LONGITUDE BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND DETROIT, MICHIGAN; CARLIN, NEVADA AND AUSTIN, NEVADA by John R. Eastman; Binding is Good. Fraying to spine ends. 1/2"x1/4" missing piece at spine's top edge. ex.-mus. small p... View more info

ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY during the years 1851 and 1852

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Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, 1867

Seller ID: 002774

Condition: Good


652 pp. Paper wraps with linen spine. Top right front corner torn, creasing and tears to corners, dirt smudges. Ex. mus. stamp and numbers on front cover and title page. Interior clean. View more info

ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY during the years 1862

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1863

Seller ID: 002777

Condition: Good-


699 pp. Paper wraps are chipped, worn, lower front corner is significantly creased, bumped and torn, wear to joints, spine ends are bumped. Ex. library with bookplate on front free endpaper, layin before title page. Interior pages are browning along edges, some creased corners. Book in Good- condition. View more info

ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY during the years 1879-1890, 12 Volumes

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Price: $600.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office:

Seller ID: 002780

Condition: Good


12 consecutive years in 12 volumes. 1880 Appendix: Great Comet of 1882. 1881 Appendices: Orbits of Oberon, Titania, and Neptune's satellite. 1882 Appendices: Orbit Iapetus, the outer satellite of Saturn, Annular Eclipse of the Sun March 13-16, 1885 with fold-outs and Flexure of Meridian Instruments. 1883 Appendices: Six Inner satellites of Saturn; Observations for stellar parallax; and Observatory Temperature Room and Competitive Trials so Chronometers in 1884 and 1886, ... View more info

REPORT OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES FOR THE YEARS 1883-1914. 22 Reports.

By: N/A

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office:

Seller ID: 002948

Condition: Good or Better


For the years: 1883,1884,1885, 1887, 1888, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905,1907 and 1914. 22 individual years. Some articles (Appendices) include: Report on Methylated Spirits & Glucose (1883), Report on the National Surveys and Signal Service (1884), Report on the Astronomical Day,The Eclipse of the Sun in 1886, and The Erection of a new Naval Observatory (1885), Report on Opium, 1887 and Report on the Internatio... View more info

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PHYSICAL SCIENCE FOR 1900

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Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington: 1901

Seller ID: 002957

Condition: Very Good


Bulletin, Vol..XIV, pp. 93-138. most pages' top edge uncut so interior is Fine. Articles on HYDRODYNAMICS by R.A. Harris; PHYSICAL INSTRUMENTS by C.F. Marvin; TIDES by L.P. Shidy; ACOUSTICS by C. K. Wead and METHODS FOR MEASUREMENT OF FORCE OF GRAVITY ON THE OCEAN By G.W.Littlehales. Salmon colored covers slightly soiled. Spine faded and mildly chipped.Bottom front cover edge one small tear and corner tip missing. Overall exterior is VG. Interior is clean, tight and Near... View more info

SIMON NEWCOMB. Memorial Addresses

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Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington,: 1910

Seller ID: 002972

Condition: Very Good-


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. View more info

SCIENCE RECORD (Formerly Scientific and Literary Gossip), Three Issues 1883-1884.

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Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston, S. E. Cassino & Co.: 1883

Seller ID: 003104

Condition: Good


A monthly journal of Notes and News in all departments of Science. 3 issues: Dec.15,1883 (Vol. 11, No.2); Jan.15, 1884 (Vol.II, No. 3) and Oct.15,1884 (Vol.II, No.12). Articles include: A NEW MICROSCOPE SLIDE CABINET, RESEARCHES ON BACTERIA, MICROSCOPY, SOCIETY OF NATURALISTS IN EASTERN UNITED STATES, BATS, CALIFORNIA SPIDERS, BIRDS, CRUSTACEA, ROCK SECTIONS, WINES, and HARMONY OF THE SPHERES. Jan.1884 issue pages mainly uncut. Illustrations, including publisher advertis... View more info

SCIENCE, January 16, 1885. Vol. V. No. 102

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Price: $42.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA,, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003154

Condition: Good-


Articles by Famous Americans: JOHN TROWBRIDGE "Recent advances in electrical science"; J. W. POWELL "The administration of the scientific work of the general government"; J. R. BARTLETT "Some recent experiments with oil in stopping breakers"; ADOLPH F. BANDELIER "Bandelier's Archeological Tour in Mexico" with illustration of " The Great Mound at Cholula"; and BENJAMIN GOULD "The Argentine Zone Catalogue" with 2 illustration... View more info

SCIENCE, March 13, 1885. Volume V. No. 110

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003159

Condition: Good to Good-


Some articles: "The Solar Eclipse of March 16" with illustration; "The Hudson-Bay Expedition of 1884" by Wm. P. Anderson with 2 illustrations and foldout "Chart showing the track of the 'S.S. Neptune' Hudson's Bay Expedition 1884"- Chart is 13"x10"; "The Annisquam Seaside Laboratory"; and "The Prehistoric Congress at Lisbon". Some soiling to paper covers. Side edge with tears. Some chipping to bottom edge. Small watermark a... View more info

SCIENCE, March 20, 1885. Volume V. No. 111

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003161

Condition: Good


Articles by Famous Americans: JOHN TROWBRIDGE " The Jefferson physical laboratory"(at Harvard University) with engraving of the facility and 4 layout diagrams; JOSEPH F. JAMES "Evidences of beaches in the Cincinnati group" with one illustration; and DAVID P. TODD "Researches in stellar parallax"with one illustration. Other articles: "Coffins of the Seventh Century" with one illustration and under Notes and News, a paragraph on a "new l... View more info

SCIENCE, April 17, 1885. Volume V. No. 115

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003164

Condition: Good+ or Better


Article by Famous American: A. W. GREELY "The scientific results of the Lady Franklin Bay expedition" with full page illustration of "The station of the Greely Party at Lady Franklin Bay". Other articles: "Footprints in the rocks of Colorado" by H.W. Parker with 2 illustrations; and "Successful extraction of a bullet from the brain" with 2 illustrations. Under News and Notes, a paragraph on the "remarkable halo seen in Orleans, France ... View more info

SCIENCE, August 14, 1885. Volume VI. No. 132

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003189

Condition: Good to Good+


Some articles include: "Official Scrutiny of the U.S. Coast-Survey"; "The British Museum of Natural History" by Frederick W. True with a full page illustration of the Main Facade of the Museum on Cromwell Road; "Immortality in modern thought" by Joseph Le Conte; "Vegetable Morphology a Century Ago-Goethe" by T.H. McBride; and "An Attempt to Photograph the Solar Corona Without an Eclipse" by Wm. H. Pickering. Also included Letters t... View more info

SCIENCE, September 4, 1885. Volume VI. No. 135

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Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003197

Condition: Good-


Articles about/or by Famous Americans: In Letters to the Editor:R.P. WHITFIELD "An American Silurian scorpion"with illustration; CHAS. A. ASHBURNER "The geology of natural gas"; and R. W. SHUFELDT "Probable period of gestation in the 'horned-toad'. Other articles: " The Lick Observatory" with 5 illustrations; and "The Development of the Eye" with 2 illustrations. ex. mus. stamp on front cover. Covers detached. Front cover is Good to G... View more info

SCIENCE, October 30, 1885. Volume VI. No. 143

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003230

Condition: Good to Good+


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"; plu... View more info

SCIENCE, November 27, 1885. Volume VI. No. 147

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003244

Condition: Good


With Science Supplement. Article by or about Famous Americans: ASA GRAY "Dr. Asa Gray's seventy-fifth birthday" with illustration; ERNEST INGERSOLL "The plains of British America"; and E. J. JAMES "NEWCOMB's Political Economy". in Science Supplement: JAMES B. ANGELL "A need for a careful study of the history of China"; and H.M. PAUL "Stars in Rapid Motion" with table. Covers slightly soiled. ex.mus. stamp on front cover and front... View more info

SCIENCE, December 18, 1885. Volume VI. No. 150

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003246

Condition: Good+


With Science Supplement. Some articles: "The Meeting of the American Public Health Association"; "The government and its scientific bureaus" and "Methods of teaching political economy". Articles by or about Famous Americans: in Letters to the Editor: "NEWCOMB's Political Economy"; LESTER F. WARD "A National university"; P. J. FARNSWORTH "The English sparrow"; and WILLIAM FERREL "The temperature of the moon". In S... View more info

SCIENCE, December 11, 1885. Volume VI. No. 149

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003254

Condition: Good+


With Science Supplement. Some articles: "A National University"; "The Decay of the Obelisk"(in Central Park) by ARNOLD HAGUE; " The Meeting of the American Public Health Association" with diagram exhibiting the comparative mortality by absolute number of decedents from fifteen most important causes of death, in Rhode Island, during 25 years, from 1860 to 1884; "Telpherage"(in England) with 4 illustrations, under Astronomical Notes: "Tw... View more info