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AN HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF THE FIELD COLUMBIAN MUSEUM

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Field Columbian Museum: 1894

Seller ID: 005993

Condition: Fair to Good-


Field Columbian Museum, Pub. I, Volume I, No. I. December 1894. "In order that a careful record of the early history of the movement that resulted in the establishment of the Museum may be preserved to the future, it has been deemed fitting to devote the first number to an account of its brief history and dedication." 90 pp. Covers in Poor condition - both are removed from rest of document, chipped edges and tears with missing pieces. String tied. Interior ... View more info

A HANDBOOK FOR THE EXHIBITION BUILDINGS OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, Virginia, 1942

Seller ID: 006650

Condition: Very Good-


Contents include: The Old Court House, The Capitol, The Public Gaol, The Raleigh Tavern, The Ludwell-Paradise House, The Governor's Palace, the George Wythe House. A copy of this publication is presented to each person purchasing a block ticket to the Exhibition Buildings. 95 pp. Brown paper covers with wear to edges, chipping to joints, tear along back cover near spine. Interior is clean. Book in VG- condition. View more info

A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF SOME OF THE SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS OF BOSTON AND VICINITY.

By: American Association for the Advancement of Science

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Local Committee: 1880

Seller ID: 006955

Condition: Very Good


Prepared by the Local Committee on the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for Distribution to Members of the Association, at the Boston Meeting, August, 1880. "In Boston, the different societies are first mentioned; next, the educational institutions, excepting such as belong to Harvard University, which will be found under Cambridge, with the other departments of the University; a notice of the Museum of Fine Arts closes the list." Signed by J.... View more info

ART MUSEUMS AND SCHOOLS: FOUR LECTURES DELIVERED AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

By: Axson, Stockton; Kenyon Cox; G. Stanley Hall; and Oliver S. Tonks

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1913

Seller ID: 006117

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


Lectures include: "Museums of Art and Teachers of English" by Stockton Axson; "Museums of Art and Teachers of Art" by Kenyon Cox; "Museums of Art and Teachers of History" by G. Stanley Hall; and "Museums of Art and Teachers of the Classics" by Oliver S. Tonks. The lectures were delivered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a course for teachers. 144 pp. Green boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Cover corners are rubbe... 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

THE TRAINING OF MUSEUM CURATORS

By: Crook, Dr. A. R.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: American Associations of Museums: 1910

Seller ID: 005256

Condition: Very Good


"I believe the curator is born and not made." Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Association of Museums, Vol. IV, 1910. Crook was the curator for the Illinois State Museum of Natural History in Springfield, Ill. Pages 59-64. Original paper wraps are browning and chipped along edges. Lower edge of interior pages are also chipped. Overall the document is in Very Good condition. View more info

THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN IN AMERICA and NEW GEOLOGICAL AND PALAEONTOLOGICAL EVIDENCE BEARING ON THE ANTIQUITY OF MANKIND IN AMERICA

By: Figgins, J. D. and Harold J. Cook

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum of Natural History: 1927

Seller ID: 006954

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from Natural History, Vol. XXVII, No. 3, 1927, pp. 229-247. Gray stiff paper covers. Ex. museum stamp on front cover and on page 235. Cover edges are rubbed with some creases, front cover darkened in places, dirt smudges and bumped corners, particularly bottom corner. Interior pages are clean, tight. Document in VG condition. View more info

TREASURES OF MEXICO FROM THE MEXICAN NATIONAL MUSEUMS

By: Hammer, Olga and D'Andrea, Jeanne: (Editors):

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Armand Hammer Foundation: 1978

Seller ID: 002545

Condition: Good


Written in both Spanish and English. 206 pp. Wear to cover edges, corners and joints. Interior tight and clean. Book in Good condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING A REPORT OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA, IN RELATION TO THE EXPLOSION OF STEAM BOILERS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Blair & Rives, Printers: 1836

Seller ID: 007074

Condition: Very Good


Steam Boilers. 24th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Treasury Department, Doc. No. 162. March 1, 1836. Read, and laid upon the table. Members of the sub-committees include A. B. Bache, Benjamin Reeves, W. H. Keating, M. W. Baldwin, S. V. Merrick, Isaiah Lukens, W. R. Johnson. 95 pp. Six b/w plates, many other drawings and tables. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, creasing and chipping to spine edge. Mild tanning to page edges, some f... View more info

LLOYDIA: A QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE (JUNE 1944)

By: Just, Theodor (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Menasha, WI, Lloyd Library and Museum: 1944

Seller ID: 007106

Condition: Very Good


Volume 7, No. 2, June 1944 issue. Contents: The Relation of Pharmacy to Botany by B.V. Christensen; The African Oil Palm: Its History, Cultivation and Importance by Donovan S. Correll; The Taxonomy of the Mexican, Central American and West Indian Species of Ouratea (Ochnaceae) by John D. Dwyer; and Studies in the Geoglossaceae of Yunnan by F.L. Tai. Pages 93-162. Brown paper covers with black lettering on front and spine. Normal wear and rubbing to corners and edges. Cre... View more info

LLOYDIA: A QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE (SEPTEMBER 1944)

By: Just, Theodor (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Menasha, WI, Lloyd Library and Museum: 1944

Seller ID: 007107

Condition: Very Good


Volume 7, No. 3, September 1944 issue. Contents: New and Interesting Cortinarii from North America by Alexander H. Smith; Vanilla: Its History, Cultivation and Importance by Donovan S. Correll; and Diagnoses of Hawaiian Species of Pelea (Rutaceae) - Hawaiian Plant Studies, 13 by Harold St. John. Pages 163-274. Brown paper covers with black lettering on front and spine. Normal wear and rubbing to corners and edges, very small black marks to cover faces. Creasing to spine.... View more info

LLOYDIA: A QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE (DECEMBER 1944)

By: Just, Theodor (ed.)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Menasha, WI, Lloyd Library and Museum: 1944

Seller ID: 007108

Condition: Very Good-


Volume 7, No. 4, December 1944 issue. Contents: A Revision of Lacmellea, and the Transfer of Zschokkea (Apocynaceae) by Joseph Monachino; More Fungi from Florida by William A. Murrill; New Lagenidiaceous Parasites of Rotifers from Brazil by John S. Karling. Pages 275-345. Brown paper covers with black lettering on front and spine. Normal wear and rubbing to corners and edges, mild soiling to cover faces. Creasing to spine. Interior pages are clean, some minor indents. S... View more info

A PREDYNASTIC OSTRICH EGG WITH INCISED DECORATION

By: Kantor, Helene J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Journal of Near Eastern Studies: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006300

Condition: Good+


Oriental Institute Museum Notes, No. 5. Reprinted from Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Vol. VII, No. 1, January, 1948. Pages 46-51. Two plates, three figures. Light green paper wraps. Ex. library with identification numbers on sticker on top front cover, identification numbers on top title page and last page. Paper covers are dirty, creased corners, wear and browning along edges. Some light creasing to interior pages, otherwise clean. Document in Good+ condition. Scarce... View more info

RESTORING NEANDERTHAL MAN

By: McGregor, J. H.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, American Museum of Natural History: 1926

Seller ID: 006953

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from Natural History, Vol. XXVI, No. 3, 1926, pp. 288-293. Gray stiff paper covers. Ex. museum stamp on front cover and on page 291. Cover edges are rubbed with some creases, small chip on top edge, dirt smudges and rubbed corners. Interior pages are clean, tight. Document in VG condition. View more info

ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPES

By: PEASE, F. G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1929

Seller ID: 004267

Condition: Very Good-


From the Smithsonian Report for 1928, Pages 201-211 (with 7 plates). Publication 2985. Brown paper wraps. Front cover darkened on top, light chipping along edges. Interior pages are also darkened, most are uncut. Document in VG- condition. View more info

THE MODERN MUSEUM

By: Pollard, Charles Louis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1908

Seller ID: 005342

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Staten Island Association of Arts and Sciences, Vol. II., Part II., February-May, 1908. Pages 91-95. Ink/dirt marks along edge of front/back covers, interior is tight and clean. Document is in VG condition. View more info

VISITOR'S GUIDE TO THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION AND NATIONAL MUSEUM, WASHINGTON D.C.

By: Rhees, William J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Judd & Detweiler: 1885

Seller ID: 005486

Condition: Good


"The object of this work is to give a brief and popular account of the Smithsonian Institution, its founder, its Secretaries, Professors Henry and Baird, and of the National Museum in its charge." 78 pp. Original paper wraps are very well worn and aged. Covers are dirt-smudged, edges are chipped, spine is torn and partially exposed, front lower corner is missing, back top corner is folded and creased. Interior pages have dirt-smudges, some are foxed, some pag... View more info

SCIENTIFIC TAXIDERMY FOR MUSEUMS. (BASED ON A STUDY OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT COLLECTIONS.)

By: Shufeldt, R. W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1892

Seller ID: 006438

Condition: Very Good


From report of the U.S. National Museum for year ending June 30, 1892. 52nd Congress, 2nd Session, House of Representatives, Misc. Doc. 114, Part 2. Disbound government document. Pages 369-436. 84 b/w plates. Residue from book remains along spine edge. Last page and final plates completely separated from rest of document. Ex. library stamp along top page edge. Document in VG condition. View more info

FROM STONE TO STEEL, A HANDBOOK TO THE CASES ILLUSTRATING THE AGES OF STONE, BRONZE, AND IRON

By: The Horniman Museum, Forest Hill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Southwood, Smith and Co.:

Seller ID: 007067

Condition: Very Good-


London County Council, Issue 7, No. 1008. "Historical records, whether on paper, papyrus, stone, or clay, carry us back a few thousand years at most into the past history of a small number of the races of by-gone days, and our knowledge of man's mode of life in the long periods of prehistoric time is largely derived from discoveries of the implements he made and used." 75 pp. With two b/w plates. Orange paper covers with title on front and list of other Horniman ... View more info

DIRECTORY OF MUSEUMS AND ART GALLERIES IN THE BRITISH ISLES

By: The Museums Association

Price: $35.00

Publisher: South Kensington, The Museums Association: 1931

Seller ID: 005974

Condition: Very Good


"The following pages contain as complete a list as it has been possible to make of the Museums of the British Isles." 376 pp. Black cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover edges are rubbed and rippled. Spine faded. Spine broken between pages 280-281, otherwise interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info