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

By: N/A

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

Three Centuries of American Antiques [Three Volumes In One]

By: American Heritage

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1979

Seller ID: 004536

ISBN: 0517294222

Condition: Good


416 pages. The most comprehensive, authoritative, and generously illustrated volume of antiques. Over 2000 illustrations, 375 in full color.Volume1covers Colonial Antiques. Volume 2: From the Revolution to the Civil War and Volume 3: From the Civil War to World War I. Thick book. Front cover with a stain?. Spine's cloth creased. Overall covers are Good. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Dust jacket mildly soiled. 3/4&#... View more info

RUTAS DE AMERICA. El Folklore, La Musica, La Historia, La Leyenda. Las Costumbres

By: Cabrera, Ana S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Peuser, Ltda: 1941

Seller ID: 004054

Condition: Good


Spanish Text. Color Plates and black/white illustrations. 242 pp. including Index. Red leather spine. Raised bands. Gilt lettering. Some rubbing/chipping to front cover. Overall Good. Interior is tight,clean and Near Fine. Beautiful colored plates. View more info

Metropolitan Seminars in Art-Great Periods in Painting: 12 Portfolios

By: Canady, John

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art, The: 1959

Seller ID: 002117

Condition: Good to Very Good.


"Art Seminars in the Home". Published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a course on art study. 12 Portfolios: WHAT IS A PAINTING, REALISM, EXPRESSIONISM, ABSTRACTION, COMPOSITION (Pictures as structures), COMPOSITION(Composition as expression), TECHNIQUES(Fresco), TECHNIQUES(Tempera and Oil), TECHNIQUES(Water Color, Pastel, Etching, Engraving), THE ARTIST AS A SOCIAL CRITIC, and THE ARTIST AS A VISIONARY. Each volume has a pocket with colored plates-frameable... View more info

THE DRIFTLESS AREA OF THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

By: Chamberlin, T.C. & Salisbury, R.D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S Geological Survey: 1885

Seller ID: 004666

Condition: Very Good+


"In the midst of the great mantle of drift that overspreads the Upper Mississippi Basin there lies a drift-barren tract of about 10,000 square miles, the driftless area of Wisconsin and adjoining States. This island in the sea of drift is unique..." pp. 199-322. 6 plate maps, 5 are in color, some double-spread and one foldout. Numerous engravings. Disbound from The U.S. Geological Survey. Top page edge with black marking?- partially stamped? "Bound" in pa... View more info

A LIGHTER OF FLAMES

By: Hart, William S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1923

Seller ID: 004413

Condition: Good


Historical fiction of Patrick Henry. Written by stage and silent motion-picture actor. 246 pp. 4 color plates. Soiling to covers. Front corner's lower corner dented. Spine darkened with ends bumped/rubbed. Nick to cloth. White numbers at base "160". Overall covers are Good. Front endpaper with glued description of book. Possibly taken from DJ? Small bookstore sticker. Back free endpaper stamped with 6 lines advertising a bookstore. A couple of "pinkish"?... View more info

PRODUCTION OF THE PRECIOUS METALS IN THE UNITED STATES

By: King, Clarence

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1882

Seller ID: 005058

Condition: Near Fine


A tabulated statement of the production of precious metals in the United States for the year June 1, 1879 to May 31, 1880. includes 6 colored plates. pp. 333-401. extracted from Annual Report of the Director of the U. S. Geological Survey. "Bound" in bluish-grey paper covers with tissue guards in front and back. Exterior covers are Very Good +. Top pages edge stamped with "some" lettering-probably United States Lib. Interior is tight, clean and Near Fine. View more info

MARINE GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COAST FROM ALASKA TO THE EQUATOR

By: Walford, Lionel A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Neptune, New Jersey, T.F.H. Publications Neptune, New Jersey: 1974

Seller ID: 002563

Condition: Fine


275 pp. Reprinted for the Smithsonian Institute.Paintings by Link Malmquist & natural color photographs by Ralph Emerson.32 B/W plates & 38 colored."This edition is reprinted from the original without change except for the addition of a new introduction, colored frontispiece reproduced in black and white at original position and in color at the end of the book, title page reproduced only in black and white, and color plates printed on both sides of each page." ... View more info