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HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE. NOVEMBER 1868

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Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1868

Seller ID: 004379

Condition: Good- to Fair


November Issue. Volume 37, Number 222. Some articles written or about FAMOUS AMERICANS: J. ROSS BROWNE:Explorations in Lower California (Second Paper) pp.740-752 with illustrations; Fish-Culture in America, pp.721-739 with illustrations- one of SETH GREEN; The Handel Festival at the Crystal Place, 1868, pp.753-759 with illustrations-one of CHRISTINE NILSSON; and Democracy of the Chinese by REV. WILLIAM SPEER, pp.839-848. Soiling to front cover. Ink "blottish" fro... View more info

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PHYSICAL SCIENCE FOR 1900

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Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington: 1901

Seller ID: 002957

Condition: Very Good


Bulletin, Vol..XIV, pp. 93-138. most pages' top edge uncut so interior is Fine. Articles on HYDRODYNAMICS by R.A. Harris; PHYSICAL INSTRUMENTS by C.F. Marvin; TIDES by L.P. Shidy; ACOUSTICS by C. K. Wead and METHODS FOR MEASUREMENT OF FORCE OF GRAVITY ON THE OCEAN By G.W.Littlehales. Salmon colored covers slightly soiled. Spine faded and mildly chipped.Bottom front cover edge one small tear and corner tip missing. Overall exterior is VG. Interior is clean, tight and Near... View more info

SIMON NEWCOMB. Memorial Addresses

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Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington,: 1910

Seller ID: 002972

Condition: Very Good-


Memorial Addresses by Charles K. Wead, James Bryce, Milton Updegraff, R.S. Woodward, L.O. Howard, Herbert Putnam, and E.M. Gallaudet. Resolutions Read by O.H. Tittmann. Read before Philosophical Society of Washington, December 4, 1909. Bulletin, Vol. XV, pp. 133-167. pages uncut. mildly faded/soiled covers. ex.-mus stamp and number on front cover, otherwise in VG condition. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Frontis. portrait of Newcomb. View more info

POPULAR SCIENCE NEWS AND BOSTON JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY.1892-Complete year. 12 issues. Vol. XXVI: Number 1-12. January-December.

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Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Popular Science News Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 003135

Condition: Good or Better


Articles by Harlan Hoge Ballard,"then" President of the Agassiz Association; and THE NEW STAR IN AURIGA, by Charles Augustus Young. Articles include: NOVELITIES IN PHOTOGRAPHY (6 etchings); WATER AND AIR BAROMETERS (2 etchings); PHOTOGRAPHING LIGHTING-STROKES(1etching); FLINT IMPLEMENTS OF COCHIN CHINA (1etching); SOME CURIOUS MINERALS (5 ETCHINGS); ABOUT LICHENS(17 etchings); MIMICRY IN ANIMALS (3 etchings); EXPERIMENTS WITH WATER-JETS(3 ETCHINGS); EVOLUTION ... View more info

SCIENCE, August 12, 1887

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Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1887

Seller ID: 003147

Condition: Good


Some Articles: What American Zoologists have done for Evolution, by E.W. Morse. Laid in page with portrait engraving of Morse; Economy in Management of Soil, by H. E. Alvord; Prehistoric Chronology of America by D.G. Brinton; The Sonora Earthquake with illustration and Chemical Laboratory of the University of Nebraska with 5 illustrations. Front wrap detached but intact. ex-mus mailing label and numbers on front. Slightly soiled. Overall exterior is Good to Good+. interi... View more info

SCIENCE, January 16, 1885. Vol. V. No. 102

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Price: $42.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA,, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003154

Condition: Good-


Articles by Famous Americans: JOHN TROWBRIDGE "Recent advances in electrical science"; J. W. POWELL "The administration of the scientific work of the general government"; J. R. BARTLETT "Some recent experiments with oil in stopping breakers"; ADOLPH F. BANDELIER "Bandelier's Archeological Tour in Mexico" with illustration of " The Great Mound at Cholula"; and BENJAMIN GOULD "The Argentine Zone Catalogue" with 2 illustration... View more info

SCIENCE, March 13, 1885. Volume V. No. 110

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Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003159

Condition: Good to Good-


Some articles: "The Solar Eclipse of March 16" with illustration; "The Hudson-Bay Expedition of 1884" by Wm. P. Anderson with 2 illustrations and foldout "Chart showing the track of the 'S.S. Neptune' Hudson's Bay Expedition 1884"- Chart is 13"x10"; "The Annisquam Seaside Laboratory"; and "The Prehistoric Congress at Lisbon". Some soiling to paper covers. Side edge with tears. Some chipping to bottom edge. Small watermark a... View more info

SCIENCE, March 20, 1885. Volume V. No. 111

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Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003161

Condition: Good


Articles by Famous Americans: JOHN TROWBRIDGE " The Jefferson physical laboratory"(at Harvard University) with engraving of the facility and 4 layout diagrams; JOSEPH F. JAMES "Evidences of beaches in the Cincinnati group" with one illustration; and DAVID P. TODD "Researches in stellar parallax"with one illustration. Other articles: "Coffins of the Seventh Century" with one illustration and under Notes and News, a paragraph on a "new l... View more info

SCIENCE, April 17, 1885. Volume V. No. 115

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Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003164

Condition: Good+ or Better


Article by Famous American: A. W. GREELY "The scientific results of the Lady Franklin Bay expedition" with full page illustration of "The station of the Greely Party at Lady Franklin Bay". Other articles: "Footprints in the rocks of Colorado" by H.W. Parker with 2 illustrations; and "Successful extraction of a bullet from the brain" with 2 illustrations. Under News and Notes, a paragraph on the "remarkable halo seen in Orleans, France ... View more info

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

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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

SCIENCE, August 7, 1885. Volume VI. No. 131

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Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003183

Condition: Good+


From Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: JOSEPH F. JAMES "An abormal Rudbeckla" with an illustration; and WM. H. BREWER "The ginkgo tree"; also under Letters to Editor: "The swimming-habits of the sunfish" by John A. Ryder with an illustration of "Mola Rotunda". Other articles: "Exploration in Indo-China" with 4 illustrations including a map of proposed railways; "The Telephone in Paris" with a map "showing Pari... View more info

SCIENCE, August 28, 1885. Volume VI. No. 134

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Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003196

Condition: Good


Articles about/or by Famous Americans: "Biographical Sketch of the President of the Association"(HUBERT ANSON NEWTON) with portrait illustration; 2 articles about HENRY STANLEY: "The Kongo Free State"; and "Stanley's Kongo" including a large foldout Map of Central Africa and the Kongo Free State. In Letters to the Editor: THEO. GILL "Man's Ancestry". Other articles: "Composite Portraiture" with illustration; and "The Yacht Pu... View more info

SCIENCE, September 4, 1885. Volume VI. No. 135

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Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003197

Condition: Good-


Articles about/or by Famous Americans: In Letters to the Editor:R.P. WHITFIELD "An American Silurian scorpion"with illustration; CHAS. A. ASHBURNER "The geology of natural gas"; and R. W. SHUFELDT "Probable period of gestation in the 'horned-toad'. Other articles: " The Lick Observatory" with 5 illustrations; and "The Development of the Eye" with 2 illustrations. ex. mus. stamp on front cover. Covers detached. Front cover is Good to G... View more info

SCIENCE, October 30, 1885. Volume VI. No. 143

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003230

Condition: Good to Good+


With Science Supplement. Articles by Famous Americans: F.W. PUTNAM "Man and the mastodon" (found in Worchester County, Mass.). In Letters to the Editor: ALPHEUS HYATT "Cruise of the Arethusa"; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN "The care of pamphlets". In Science Supplement:" The Nordenfelt submarine boat" with illustration. Other articles: "The International Geological Congress at Berlin"; " Localization of Functions in the Brain"; plu... View more info

SCIENCE, November 20, 1885. Volume VI. No. 146

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Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003233

Condition: Good to Good+


With Science Supplement. Article by a Famous American: in Science Supplement: E. J. JAMES "Recent land legislation in England". Other articles: "Blackfoot Tribes"; "Some Reaction-Time Studies" with a table; "Ben Nevis Meteorological Observatory" with an illustration of the observatory; and "Entomology in the National Museum" with a table. In Letters to the Editor: "Effigy mounds in Iowa" with an illustration. Covers slightl... View more info

SCIENCE, November 27, 1885. Volume VI. No. 147

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Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003244

Condition: Good


With Science Supplement. Article by or about Famous Americans: ASA GRAY "Dr. Asa Gray's seventy-fifth birthday" with illustration; ERNEST INGERSOLL "The plains of British America"; and E. J. JAMES "NEWCOMB's Political Economy". in Science Supplement: JAMES B. ANGELL "A need for a careful study of the history of China"; and H.M. PAUL "Stars in Rapid Motion" with table. Covers slightly soiled. ex.mus. stamp on front cover and front... View more info

SCIENCE, December 18, 1885. Volume VI. No. 150

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Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003246

Condition: Good+


With Science Supplement. Some articles: "The Meeting of the American Public Health Association"; "The government and its scientific bureaus" and "Methods of teaching political economy". Articles by or about Famous Americans: in Letters to the Editor: "NEWCOMB's Political Economy"; LESTER F. WARD "A National university"; P. J. FARNSWORTH "The English sparrow"; and WILLIAM FERREL "The temperature of the moon". In S... View more info

SCIENCE, December 11, 1885. Volume VI. No. 149

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Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003254

Condition: Good+


With Science Supplement. Some articles: "A National University"; "The Decay of the Obelisk"(in Central Park) by ARNOLD HAGUE; " The Meeting of the American Public Health Association" with diagram exhibiting the comparative mortality by absolute number of decedents from fifteen most important causes of death, in Rhode Island, during 25 years, from 1860 to 1884; "Telpherage"(in England) with 4 illustrations, under Astronomical Notes: "Tw... View more info

THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE RT. REV. WILLIAM STEVENS PERRY, D.D., October 10th to 14th 1898

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Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Bangs & Company: 1898

Seller ID: 003330

Condition: Good to Good-


Auction Catalog of the Bishop of the Diocese of Iowa. "A Collection Comprising Many Interesting Works in General Literature; Some Americana, History, Biography, Travels, Antiquities, Controversy, Poety, Etc., Etc, and Special Lists of Book Relating to Charles The First of England; The Dance of Death; Jeanne D'Arc, The Maid of Orleans; Thomas A'Kempis, and a Long List of Liturgical Literature." During his lifetime, Rev. Perry held numerous church offices, includin... View more info

SCIENCE, August 31, 1883. No. 30.

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Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1883

Seller ID: 003361

Condition: Good


Articles: Notes on the Geology of the Troad, by J.S. Diller; Occurrence of Mound-Builders Pipes in New Jersey, by Charles C. Abbott with an illustration; The Igloo of the Innuit. -III. with 9 illustrations; Minnesota Weather; Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Geology of Philadelphia by Henry Carvill Lewis; The Iroquois Book of Rites; The Evidence for evolution in the history of the extinct Mammalia with a table; A classification of the natural... View more info