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Bulletin Of The New York Botanical Garden Vol. 6 Nos. 19

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, New York Botanical Garden: 1908

Seller ID: 003205

Condition: Good


ex.-mus. numbers on front cover. ex-mus. stamp on first page. Mild soiling. small nick-chewed? on side edge to pp.3, otherwise exterior is Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+ View more info

A PRELIMINARY BIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE LLOYD-CORNELL RESERVATION. Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia Medica.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Cornell University Press: 1926

Seller ID: 001814

Condition: Good


Entomomological Series No.5. "The wild life preserve known as the Lloyd-Cornell Reservation lies fifteen miles northeast of Ithaca, New York...It is an uncultivated area of bogs and ridges comprising the greater part of the Mud Pond basin. Within the basin are a number of cold upland bogs, that are of great biological interest." Contents include: INTRODUCTION with chapters on The Soil, Waters, Depth of the bogs, Mud Pond; Streams, and Bog cover; FLORA AND FAUNA w... View more info

HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE SOUTH CHURCH (REFORMED) OF NEW YORK CITY

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1887

Seller ID: 002330

Condition: Good


covers soiled and some small spotting (foxing?). Rubbing to corners and spine ends. Discoloring (brownish) to endp. otherwise interior is clean, tight, and in VG+ condition. View more info

SCIENTIFIC AND LITERARY GOSSIP, 5 Issues 1883

By: N/A

Price: $185.00

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

Seller ID: 003022

Condition: Good+ or Better


January-October 1883. Vol.I, No.3 January 15, 1883 Articles: Cuvier, and English Universities. Vol. I, No.6 April 16, 1883, Article: American Museums, Academy of Natural Sciences at Philadelphia, PA. Vol.I, No.7 May 15, 1883, Articles: American Museums, The American Museum of Natural History, New York City, and American Archaeology: The Work of the Peabody Museum. Vol.I, No.8 June 15, 1883, Articles: American Museums: The Lyceum of Natural History at Williams College,... View more info

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 1884-1885

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, New York,

Seller ID: 003996

Condition: Covers Fair Interior Very Good


Vol.III 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: MARY WHITNEY - "The Sun-Spots of the Past Few Years" with an illustration; and LEROY C. COOLEY-"The Evolut... View more info

TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1887-1890

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, New York,

Seller ID: 003998

Condition: Covers Poor.Interior Very Good


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... View more info

STATE OF NEW YORK, In Assembly, Annual Report of the Commissioners of Quarantine. 1870

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, 1870

Seller ID: 004434

Condition: Good


No. 20. January 12, 1870. Submitted by John T. Hoffman, Governor of New York (1869 -1872). " In presenting an account ot their proceedings...the terrible disease which has become an annual visitor to our shores, found a large number of victims among those engaged in our commerce with tropical parts during the past summer, our citizens happily escaped its ravages. The source of cholera, which made the years 1866 and 1867 memorable in the history of quarantine in the ... View more info

Scribner's Monthly, Volume 12 from May 1876 to Oct 1876

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner & Co: 1876

Seller ID: 004605

Condition: Good+


Numerous articles by famous authors: John Burroughs; Ernest Ingersoll, Rebecca Harding Davis; Henry James, Jr; Edward Everett Hale; Bret Harte; Philip Bourke Marston; Fanny Hodgson Burnett; etc. Articles include: Portraiture of William Penn; The True Pocahontas; Bowdoin College; John Gutenberg, Old Landmarks in Philadelphia; How America was Named; Union College, N.Y.; Charlotte Cushman; The Story of the Signing (Declaration of Independence); Harvard University; Wesleylan... View more info

NEW YORK IN MCMXXIII: AN ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF THE CITY COMPILED IN HONOR OF THE 46TH CONVENTION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRIC LIGHT ASSOCIATION

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Marchbanks Press: 1923

Seller ID: 005930

Condition: Good


Black/white photographs by Van der Weyde and The New York Edison Company of various locations throughout New York City. Unpaginated. Brown paper over boards covers with cloth spine. Cover corners are rubbed to boards, areas of edges are also rubbed to boards, dirt smudges to spine, spotting on back cover. Rubbing to title box with fading to print. Dirt smudges to front pages. Interior is tight and clean. Book in Good condition. View more info

MEMORIAL AND SPECIFICATIONS OF JAMES MONROE -- REPLY OF DAVID S. JACKSON -- DEPOSITIONS, SCHEDULES, AND EXHIBITS -- IN THE CONTESTED ELECTION CASE OF JAMES MONROE VS. DAVID S. JACKSON

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Tippin & Streeper: 1848

Seller ID: 006009

Condition: Very Good


Contested Election -- James Monroe vs. David S. Jackson. February 18, 1848. Ordered to be printed. Memorial of James Monroe. Documenting how Jackson obtained illegal votes, therefore making Monroe the elected legal Representative from New York's sixth congressional district. 136 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge. Creasing to spine edge. Lower page corners are folded and creased. Stamp from House of Representatives libr... View more info

THE CRADLE OF THE QUEEN CITY: A HISTORY OF BUFFALO TO THE INCORPORATION OF THE CITY

By: Bingham, Robert W.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Buffalo Historical Society: 1931

Seller ID: 006106

Condition: Very Good-


504 pages with index. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped, corners and edges are rubbed, some scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and frayed. Uncut page edges. Cocked spine. Previous owner's name and other notations written on front free endpaper, notations on top and bottom of photograph frontispiece, and notes on page 22. There are several places in interior where spine is broken. Overall, book in VG- condition. Sc... View more info

THE STORY OF A NEW YORK HOUSE

By: Bunner, H. C.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 006596

Condition: Good


Illustrated by A. B. Frost. Blue decorative cloth covers with image of front door on front and gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed with some small patches of board exposed, moderate scuffing/bubbling to cover faces, rubbed areas on joints. Spine ends are bent, fraying and torn. Gilt top page edge. Cocked spine. Front hinge broken, back hinge and spine loose. Interior page edges browning, some foxing spots. Book i... View more info

SIGNS ALONG THE TRAIL, The Museum and Nature Trails at Bear Mt., N.Y.

By: Carr, William H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum Natural History: 1927

Seller ID: 003669

Condition: Very Good+


New School Service Series Number Two. "In the Palisade Interstate Park, near its Bear Mountain Headquarters, there is now a Trailside Museum from which radiate about one mile and a half of Nature Trails." 28 pp. plus a map drawing of Bear Mountain Nature Trails and Museum. Tan covers are Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good +. Filled with photographs. View more info

MOHAWK VALLEY TALES

By: Chalmers II, Harvey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, NY, Mac Printing Co.:

Seller ID: 006215

Condition: Very Good


88 pp. Stories about the Mohawk Valley, New York. Trade paperback with rubbed corners and edges, dirt smudges, light browning to edges, some creasing to spine. Memoriam plate on front inside cover. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

THE BIRDS OF THE VICINITY OF NEW YORK CITY: A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL COLLECTION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ORNITHOLOGY

By: Chapman, Frank M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum Natural History: 1906

Seller ID: 005520

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

LETTERS FROM NEW YORK (SECOND SERIES)

By: Child, L. Maria

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, C. S. Francis & Co.: 1845

Seller ID: 005501

Condition: Good


"I do not call this volume Letters from New York, on account of the unexpected popularity of the first volume, or because I consider it altogether appropriate; but I can think of no better name, under which to arrange articles so miscellaneous and incongruous in their character." 287 pp. Brown cloth covers over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Covers are rubbed, corners are bent with boards exposed, and edges are also rubbed with boards exposed in some are... View more info

MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT

By: Coler, Bird S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1900

Seller ID: 004574

Condition: Very Good


As Illustrated by the Charter, Finances, and Public Charities of New York. Coler was Comptroller of the City. Contents: The City Charter; Public Charity; Charity Regulated; Income and Expenses; Water Supply; Transportation; City Development; The Church in Politics; and Political Machines. 200 pp. plus pages with advertisements for other D. Appleton publications. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Some soiling to covers, otherwise VG+. On front... View more info

A HISTORY OF MEDICINE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND THE COUNTY OF MONROE

By: Cooksley, Florence A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences: 1937

Seller ID: 005458

Condition: Good+


Reprint from New York State Journal of Medicine, November 1, November 15, December 1, December 15, 1936 and January 1, 1937. Cooksley was the librarian of the Rochester Academy of Medicine. 63 pp. Paper wraps in Fair condition with edges bent/chipped and dirt smudges to both front and back. Interior is tight and clean. Overall document in Good+ condition. View more info

STATEN ISLAND NAMES: YE OLDE NAMES AND NICKNAMES

By: Davis, William T.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Brighton, NY, Natural Science Association: 1896

Seller ID: 006956

Condition: Good


Proceedings of the Natural Science Association of Staten Island. Vol. V, No. 5. Special No. 21. March 14th, 1896. Contents include: Names for Staten Island and Surrounding Waters, Points and Coves, Kills Creeks and Brooks, Necks, Islands and Meadow-Islands, Reefs Rocks Shoals &c., Hills, Valleys and Hollows, Springs Ponds and Swamps, Meadows Fields and Plains, Ferries and Landings, Roads and Lanes, Localities Settlements and Villages. Pages 20-76. Map of Staten Island (M... View more info