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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

SCIENCE, May 8, 1885. Volume V. No. 118

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003167

Condition: Good to Good-


Articles by Famous Americans: S. NEWCOMB "Mortality experience of the Connecticut mutual life-insurance Co."; and in Letters to the Editor ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL "The Wisconsin Bill relating to the instruction of deaf-mutes"; and EUGENE A. SMITH " Tertiary phosphates in Albama". Other articles: "Composite Portraits of Members of the National Academy of Sciences" with a full page of 4 portraits protected by a tissue guard; " American Fla... View more info

REPORT OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES FOR THE YEARS 1889 and 1899

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office:

Seller ID: 003830

Condition: Very Good


2 separate reports: 1889 with 68 pp and 1899 with 39 pp, including a financial table of yearly expenses. Each has Index and Appendices. ex.mus. stamp and numbers on front covers. Mildly faded around borders, otherwise covers are Very Good. Interiors are tight, clean and Very Good+. View more info

Proceedings Of The South Dakota Academy Of Science 1918-1919

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vermillion, University of South Dakota: 1919

Seller ID: 003953

Condition: Good


Papers on Archaeology, Biology, Chemistry and Geology. 48 pp. Includes a Biography of the Retiring President-Professor Joseph Gladden Hutton. Series XIX. No.12. Covers are mildly soiled. 1 1/2" tear on front cover, going through to pp.10-coming less and less of a tear. Overall exterior is Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE OKLAHOMA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE1910

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University Press: 1910

Seller ID: 004345

Condition: Very Good+


Preliminary Report of the Proceedings of the Organization Meeting 1909-1910. " The new state of Oklahoma presents a fine opportunity and great possibilities for a wide-awake, active Academy of Science. If the Academy is to be a real factor in the promotion of science in Oklahoma, we must have the help of the progressive people from all parts of the state; with a strong membership we will be able to enlist the support that our cause merits and secure funds for such en... View more info

TRANSACTIONS OF THE TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL MEETINGS OF THE KANSAS ACADEMY OF SCIENCE, (1887-88), VOL. XI

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Clifford C. Baker, State Printer: 1889

Seller ID: 004985

Condition: Good


Some articles include: ON THE NEWLY-DISCOVERED SALT BEDS IN ELLSWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS and SOME EXPERIMENTS ON THE RELATION BETWEEN THE TASTE AND THE ACIDITY OF CERTAIN ACIDS by E. H. S. Bailey; several articles by N. S. Goss including ICTINIA MISSISSIPPIENSIS AND AEGIALITIS NIVOSA, NESTING IN SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS; other articles: THE BLACK ROT OF THE GRAPE; FLORA OF KANSAS; PINK AND WHITE TERRACES OF NEW ZEALAND; EARLY STAGES OF THREE MOTHS with 3 illustrations; DICOTYLED... View more info

MEMOIRS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Volume II 1883

By: Bell, Alexander Graham, Prof. W. H. Brewer, Prof.S.P. Langley and Prof. C. A. Young

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1884

Seller ID: 001178

Condition: Very Good


4 separate reports by Famous Americans: 1. Report of the Eclipse Expedition to Caroline Island, May 1883 by Prof. C. A. Young, pp.10-146, 22 Figures ( illustrations, charts/graphs, maps). 2. Wave-lengths in the Invisible Prismatic Spectrum, by Prof.S.P. Langley, pp. 147-162, 5 Tables, 4 Figures, 4 Plates (fold-out graphs) 3. Subsidence of Particles in Liquids, by Prof. W. H. Brewer, pp.163-175 and 4. Formation of Deaf Variety of Human Race, by Alexander Graham Bell pp.1... View more info

MISSOURI ACADEMY OF SCIENCE: PROCEEDINGS OF SYMPOSIUM OF PESTS & PESTICIDES 1972

By: Hinckley, Thomas (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Missouri, 1972

Seller ID: 003964

Condition: Very Good


Held at Southeast Missouri State University, April 28, 1972. Sponsored by School of Forestry, University of Missouri-Columbia. Bulletin, Vol.1 (Supplement). 115 pp. Contents: Biological control of insects and weeds; Pesticides and the aquatic environment; The ecological and physiological effects of insecticides on Missouri mammals; A Critical examination of pesticides and pesticide regulation; EPA pesticides policies and regulations; The great trial of science and scient... View more info

BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR OF CHARLES SEDGWICK MINOT 1852-1914

By: Morse, Edward S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, National Academy of Sciences: 1920

Seller ID: 003729

Condition: Very Good


Presented to the Academy at the Annual Meeting, 1919. Biographical Memoirs. Part of Volume IX.. "In an address before the American Association of Anatomists...Dr. Minot was "by common consent the leading American anatomist." pp. 263-285. Some soiling to covers. 1/2" tear at spine base. Overall covers are Good+ to Very Good-. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. Frontis. portrait of Minot. Edward Morse was an American Zoologist, academic, author, and... View more info

Annual Report of the National Academy of Sciences: First 3 Annual Reports 1865-1867

By: National Academy Of Sciences.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Welch, Bigelow, and Company: 1865

Seller ID: 004738

Condition: Good


First Three Reports. ANNUAL OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES FOR 1863-64. "The Annual now presented is intended to cover the whole period from the organization of the Academy in April, 1863, to January 1st, 1865. Wolcott Gibbs. Louis Agassiz." Contents include: Address of Hon. Henry Wilson, delivered at the opening of the First session of the Academy, April 22, 1863; Constitution and By-Laws of the Academy, Organization of the Academy; Committees of the Academ... View more info

The Relation of Direct to Reversed Photographic Pictures and The Specific Heat of Gaseous Nebulae in Gravitational Contraction

By: Nipher, Francis E.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: 1901

Seller ID: 004781

Condition: Good


Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis, Vol.XI, No. 4. The Relation of Direct to Reversed Photographic Pictures pp. 31-62. Most pages uncut. and The Specific Heat of Gaseous Nebulae in Gravitational Contraction, pp.63-70. Some pages and plates uncut at top edge. Plates II-X. Covers detached from text. Missing some pieces at edges and on spine. Front/back attached. Overall covers are Good. Side edge partly untrimmed. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. ... View more info

Notes on the Bacteriological Examination of the Soil of Philadelphia.

By: Ravenel, Mazyck P., M.D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, GPO: 1896

Seller ID: 000124

Condition: Very Good


Memoirs of the Natl.Academy of Sciences, Vol.VIII. House of Representatives, 54th Congress 1st Sess., Doc. No.253. An examination of "the greater mortality among persons living in houses built on made ground over those living on virgin soil." Soil was examined in both made and virgin soil to a depth of 12 feet, over a period of 10 months. Results are detailed. 3/4 red calf, marbled boards and endpapers, all edges marbled. A handsome, deluxe presentation. Some ru... View more info

Remarks of Robert E. C. Stearns on the late Professor Joseph Henry, before the California Academy of Sciences. May 20th, 1878; and Resolutions of the Academy, June 17th, 1878.

By: Stearns, Robert E. C.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 004424

Condition: Good+


4 page pamphlet. "Death, which hath all seasons for its own, has just stricken from the roll of the living, one of the illustrious names of the century, a name eminent in intellectual, especially scientific circles, throughout the world. I refer, of course, to the late Prof. Joseph Henry, whose long life service to his country and to mankind as an educator and scientific investigator , and as the organizer and head of the Smithsonian Institution..." ex-mus. stamp... View more info

CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARD A KNOWLEDGE OF THE INSECT FAUNA OF LOWER CALIFORNIA. No. 3 COLEOPTERA: BUPRESTIDAE

By: Van Dyke, Edwin C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: California, California Academy of Sciences: 1942

Seller ID: 004344

Condition: Very Good-


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. Fourth Series. Vol. XXIV, No. 3, pp. 97-132, Plates 6-7. March 31, 1942. "This paper, while dealing primarily with the materila collected in Lower California during the summer of 1938 by Michelbacher and Ross, in order to be more useful, has been amplified to the extent of mentioning all the species of Buprestidae which are known to have been collected in that region." Stapled at spine. Thin 2 3/4" waterstain... View more info

REVIEW OF OUR PRESENT KNOWLEDGE OF THE MOLLUSCAN FAUNA OF MICHIGAN

By: Walker, Bryant

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1894

Seller ID: 004230

Condition: Very Good-


Read before the Michigan Academy of Science, December 27, 1894. "Barring a few scattering descriptions by European naturalists of such species as were brought home by the early travellers in this country, the history of North American conchology may be said to have begun where Thomas Say, in 1817, wrote the article on "Conchology" for the first American edition of Nicholson's Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences." 27 pp. Includes Catalogue of the Mollusca of... View more info