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SCIENCE, July 29, 1887

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1887

Seller ID: 003148


Some Articles: Topographical Survey of the United States by Henry Gannett with tables and 3 illustrations; Junker's Travels in Central Africa with map and The Dermo-Tensor Patagii Muscle by R. W. Shufeldt with 3 illustrations. ex.mus. mailing label and numbers on front cover. Slight soiling around edges, otherwise VG exterior. Interior is clean, tight and VG+. View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003159


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

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003164


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

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003230


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

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


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

THE DENVER WESTERNERS MONTHLY ROUNDUP: MAY-JUNE 1971, VOLUME XXVII, NUMBER 3

By: Brown, F. Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denver, Denver Posse of The Westerners: 1971

Seller ID: 006907


First-Hand Account of Hayden's 1854-55 Missouri River Expedition. The F. V. Hayden Letters to S. F. Baird. Exclusive: First Time in Print. 72 pp. Glossy magazine cover. Light wear to edges, corners bent. Interior tight, clean. Magazine in VG+ condition. View more info

PROWLING THROUGH PAPUA

By: Clune, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson LTD: 1943

Seller ID: 007125


"Mr. Clune is a bright example of the truth of the saying that it is not the length of time a man spends in a country that entitles him to speak with authority on it, but the capacity to see and hear and understand, coupled with the desire to know." 237 pp. Green cloth covers with black title lettering on spine. DJ in Good- to Good condition with wear to edges, small tears along back flap fold, heavy brown packing tape (?) reinforces the top and bottom edges of t... View more info

CAPTAIN J. ALLEN'S EXPEDITION. Letter From The Secretary Of War.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1846

Seller ID: 003748


29th Congress. 1st Session. Doc. No.168. House of Representatives. "Transmitting The report, journal, and map of Captain J. Allen, of the first regiment of dragoons, of his expedition to the heads of the rivers Des Moines, Blue Earth, &c, in the northwest..." .(Research done indicates that the Map mentioned was not issued.) 18 pp. Report of an expedition into the Indian country (Sioux).Submitted by W.L. Marcy, Secretary of War.(President James K. Polk). Mild foxi... View more info

EXPEDITION TO THE ARCTIC SEAS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1877

Seller ID: 004980


44th Congress, 2d Session. House of Representatives. Report No. 181. The Committee on Naval Affairs...to authorize and equip an expedition to the Arctic Seas, submit the following as their report: "that the object of the bill, to authorize the President to fit out an expedition to the north pole, and to establish a temporary colony for purposes of exploration...The plan is known as "Polar colonization"and has received hearty indorsement from such distinguishe... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING CORRESPONDENCE FROM COMMODORE M. C. PERRY, RELATIVE TO COLONIAL SETTLEMENTS ON THE WESTERN COAST OF AFRICA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1844

Seller ID: 005485


Colonial Settlements--Western Coast of Africa. 28th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Navy Dept., Doc. No. 244. Read, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. May 4, 1844. Discussion of Commodore Perry's experience in Africa and discussions of trade possibilities with the native tribes. 42 pp. Disbound government document. Back page edge is significantly chipped. Light foxing/browning throughout, but text is easily legible. Overall documen... View more info

NARRATIVE OF AN EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCE OF ST. PETER'S RIVER, LAKE WINNEPEEK, LAKE OF THE WOODS, &c.

By: Keating, William H., A.M. &c.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Ross & Haines, Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 006107


Performed in the year 1823, by order of the Hon. J. C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Stephen H. Long, U.S.T.E. Compiled from the notes of Major Long, Messrs. Say, Keating, & Calhoun. Facsimilie reprint of the report in One Volume. Volume I: 458 pages. Volume II: 248 pages. Appendix with Vocabulary of Indian Languages. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Light rubbing to corners, edges, and spine ends. Some small stains to page edges. ... View more info

THE OREGON TRAIL

By: Parkman, Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1943

Seller ID: 005971


Edited from his Notebooks by Mason Wade. "The entire contents of this edition are copyright, 1943, by The Limited Editions Club, Inc. from whom special permission has been obtained by The Heritage Press for the publication of this edition." Related ephemera included is a copy of The Heritage Club Sandglass, Number 2G, discussing the book. 297 pp. Buckram covers with fading/staining to spine, joints, and some staining along cover edges. Red slipcase in Good+ ... View more info

RELIEF EXPEDITION TO THE ARCTIC SEAS, Message from the President (William McKinley)...1899

By: Senate

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1899

Seller ID: 004981


55th Congress, 3d Session. Senate. Document No. 66. Message from the President (William McKinley) of the United States Relative to The Relief Expedition to the Arctic Ocean. "...in the month of October, 1897, reports were received here of the probable lossof the whaling fleet in the arctic regions, and of the likelihood that nearly three hundred men, composing the officers and crews of the fleet, would perish from hunger unless succor could reach them early in the sp... View more info

REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS, TO ASCERTAIN THE MOST PRACTICABLE AND ECONOMICAL ROUTE FOR A RAILROAD FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. MADE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR, IN 1853-6. VOLUME X.

By: Senate

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Washington, Beverley Tucker Printer: 1859

Seller ID: 006183


According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854 and August 5, 1854. Senate. 33d Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. No. 78. Contents of Volume X: Parts III, IV--General report upon the zoology of the several Pacific Railroad routes. Zoological Portion of the reports, by Lieutenant E.G. Beckwith; Nos. 2-5 of Part IV of the report, by Lieutenant A.W. Whipple; Zoological portion of the report, by Lieutenant J.G. Parke; Part IV of the report, by Lieutenant R.S. Wil... View more info

A DESCRIPTION OF NEW ENGLAND: OR THE OBSERVATIONS, AND DISCOUERIES OF CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH (ADMIRALL OF THAT COUNTRY) IN THE NORTH OF AMERICA, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1614: WITH THE SUCCESSE OF SIXE SHIPS, THAT WENT THE NEXT YEARE 1615:...

By: Smith, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, P. Force: 1837

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007001


...and the Accidents Befell Him Among the French Men of Warre: With the Proofe of the Present Benefit This Countrey Affoords: Whither This Present Yeare, 1616, Eight Voluntary Ships are Gone to Make Further Tryall. Originally printed bt Humfrey Lownes, for Robert Clerke, 1616 - this is a reprint by Peter Force. 36 pp. String-tied. Many pages uncut. Page edges are chipped and some small tears, corners creased. Foxing and browning throughout, text is easily legible. Docume... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING COPIES OF A CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE LADY OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, RELATIVE TO THE EXPEDITION TO THE ARCTIC REGIONS UNDER THE COMMAND OF HER HUSBAND

By: Taylor, Z.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1850

Seller ID: 007068


31st Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 8. January 4, 1850. Read, referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, and ordered to be printed. "On the receipt of her first letter imploring the aid of the American government in a search for the missing ships, engaged in an enterprise which interested all civilized nations, I anxiously sought the means of affording that assistance, but was prevented from accomplishing the object I had in view, in consequence of the ... View more info