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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

THE NATURALIST. Feb. 1890. Vol.IV, No. 7.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Kansas, R.B. Trouslot & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 003106

Condition: Very Good


Articles: THOSE ELEPHANT PIPES AGAIN by Warren Watson; THE RESURRECTION FERN, by "Arkansaw Hoosier"; PALAEONTOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES IN AND NEAR KANSAS CITY, MO., by David H. Todd; THE ANTERIOR ARTS, by "Ictinus"; and THE PRE-HISTORIC MEN WITH LIEUTENANT FREDERICK SCHWATKA. Last 2 pages with "inducements to new subscribers with etchings of free "specimens" in exchange for a subscription to THE NATURALIST. They include "a fine Barnacle from th... 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

Annual Report of the Wisconsin Geological Survey For the Year 1879.

By: Chamberlin, T. C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Madison, Wis., David Atwood, State Printer: 1880

Seller ID: 003932

Condition: Good


No.15. Includes Catalogue A and B with List of the Names and Specimen-Numbers of Fossils Distributed during the year and List of localities and formations. Article: Descriptions of New Species of Fossils from the Paleozoic Formations of Wisconsin, by R. P. Whitfield. 72 pp. Grey covers are mildly soiled. Front cover's left corner "tip" missing. Small tear at side edge, going through to pp. 6. Numbers at top edge-ex.mus.? Otherwise covers are Good. Title page "... View more info

ON THE DISCOVERY OF PTERASPIDIAN FISH IN THE UPPER SILURIAN ROCKS OF NORTH AMERICA

By: Claypole, E. W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society: 1885

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 005929

Condition: Very Good -


"The oldest fish-remains already known from this continent are those of the Corniferous Limestone of Ohio and of the Lower Devonian, near the mouth of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in Canada." Pages 48-64. Eight figures. Brown paper wraps with string-tie has author's signature written in pencil on front cover. Ex. library numbers on top front corner. Wraps are dirt smudged, lightly creased, and bent corners. Label reading "With Compliments of E. W. Claypole... 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

THE FAUNA OF THE MOOREFIELD SHALE OF ARKANSAS

By: Girty, George H.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1911

Seller ID: 004983

Condition: Very Good


United States Geological Survey. Bulletin 439. "The section of Mississippian rocks in northern Arkansas includes a bed of black shale which is of considerable interest, both for the fauna it contains and the vicissitudes of nomenclature it has undergone..." 148 pp. 15 plates each with numerous "figures" or drawings of specimens plus descriptions on opposite page. Disbound but intact. In Very Good + condition. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good +. View more info

ON SOME FOSSIL ESTHERIAE

By: Jones, T. Rupert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1890

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003616

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED on front cover: "To Mrs. Carvill Lewis with T. Rupt. Jones's Kind Regards In Friendly Memory of Her Estimable Husband Oct. 23/90". Extracted from the Geological Magazine, September, 1890. One plate of Fossil Estheriae with 13 illustrations. pp. 385-390. Exterior is Very Good.Slight soiling-very minor. Interior is clean, tight, and Very Good+. View more info

CLASSIFICATION. Class Q SCIENCE

By: Library of Congress

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1913

Seller ID: 004881

Condition: Good


Adopted 1905. As in force November, 1912. Synopsis includes: Science (general); Mathematies; Astronomy- Geodesy; Physics; Chemistry- Crystallography; Geology- Mineralogy, Petrology, Paleontology; Natural History-Microscopy, General biology; Botany-Ecology; Zoology; Human Anatomy; Physiology-Experimental Psychology; and Bacteriology. 196 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. ex.mus.numbers and faint stamp. Mildly soiled covers.Faint watermark along the upper spine joi... View more info

THE BROKEN STONES

By: Minshall, Herbert L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: La Jolla, California, Copley Books: 1976

Edition: Limited Autographed Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007018

ISBN: 0-913938-17-3

Condition: Very Good+


Commissioned by Helen K. Copley. Edited by Richard F. Pourade. Special Edition from December 1976, Number 381 and signed in ink by Minshall, Copley and Pourade on half title page. Related ephemera included is laid-in holiday card from Helen Copley. 166 pp. Yellow cloth hard cover with gilt title on spine. Yellow cloth slipcase with light wear to corners, large bump with tear to cloth on one edge, some soiling spots on back side. Book is clean, no marks and in VG+ conditi... View more info

MEMOIR OF JEFFRIES WYMAN 1814-1874

By: Packard, A.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Judd & Detweiler: 1878

Seller ID: 003116

Condition: Good


Read before the National Academy, April 18, 1878. pp. 77-126. The opening paragraph reads " In reviewing the life and works of Jeffries Wyman, we shall consider his contributions to comparative anatomy and physiology, and to palaeontology, as well as to ethnology and archaelogy. " Jeffries Wyman (1814-1874) was a Professor of American Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard. He was also the Director of the Peabody Museum. Paper covers faded around edges. Bottom corn... View more info

ROCKS, MINERALS, AND FOSSILS(A Brief Introduction to Geology)

By: Poitevin, Eugene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Canada: 1953

Seller ID: 003584

Condition: Very Good-


Canada. Department of Resources and Development.. National Parks Branch . Special contribution No. 53-1. 15 pp. Author was Geological Survey of Canada, Honorary Curator of Minerealogy, National Museum of Canada. Soiling to covers, otherwise exterior Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

THE CONDITIONS OF BLACK SHALE DEPOSITION AS ILLUSTRATED BY THE KUPFERSCHIEFER AND LIAS OF GERMANY

By: Schuchert, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1915

Seller ID: 003615

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Vol. LIV, No. 218, August, 1915. " Stratigraphers do not agree as to the conditions under which the black bituminous shales so often met with in American Paleozoic marine deposits were laid down. Among the more striking of such formations may be mentioned the Quebec, Martinsburg, Collingwood, Utica, Maquoketa, Genesee-Portage, Ohio, Chattanooga, and Caney, formations ranging from the Ordovician to the ... View more info

EXILED ELEPHANTS OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS, CALIFORNIA

By: Stock, Chester

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Scientific Monthly: 1935

Seller ID: 007436

Condition: Good-


Reprinted from The Scientific Monthly, September 1935, Vol. XLI, pages 205-214. Cream stiff paper cover with staple-binding. Cover edges and corners are rubbed and creased/chipped, water stains to covers, soiling and foxing, ink spots on back cover. Staples are rusting, causing stains to both cover and interior pages. Foxing spots on inside covers. Water damage/rippling to interior pages, foxing thoughout, text is still legible. Document in Fair to Good- 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

HARDWICKE'S SCIENCE-GOSSIP, 13 Issues 1878-1879

By: Various Authors

Price: $185.00

Publisher: London, Hardwicke & Bogue: 1878

Seller ID: 003101

Condition: Good


13 issues. January1878 plus complete year for 1879: Jan.-Dec. A Monthly Medium of Interchange and Gossip for Students and Lovers of Nature. Each issue with many illustrations. Subject areas: Natural History, Biology, Botany, Entomology, Zoology, Geology, Microscopy. Many scientific ads with some full pages on microscopes. Some string-tied "announcements" tipped in including one edition with 4 page article by T.Twining. Illustrated covers.Some soiling. Minor chip... View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (VOL. 5, JULY 1919, NO. 7)

By: Wilson, Edwin B. (ed.)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins Company: 1919

Seller ID: 006919

Condition: Very Good-


Volume 5, July 1919, Number 7. Pages 225-320. Brown paper covers with contents listed on back cover. Cover corners and edges are chipped and creased, light soiling to cover faces, spine ends are torn, spine is creased. Very light browning to interior page edges, otherwise pages are clean with no marks. Document in VG- condition. View more info