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PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL MEETING AT FANEUIL HALL, NOVEMBER 26TH, 1850

By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Boston, Beals & Greene: 1850

Seller ID: 001842

Condition: Good+


"The Citizens of Boston and its vicinity, who reverence the Constitution of the United States; who wish to discountenance a spirit of disobedience to the laws of the land, and refer all questions arising under those laws to the proper tribunals; who would regard with disfavor all further popular agitation of subjects which endanger the peace and harmony of the Union, and who deem the preservation of the Union the paramount duty of every citizen, are requested to meet and express their sentiments on the present posture of public affairs, in Faneuil Hall..." 46 pp. Blue paper wraps have ... View more info

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, American Archaeology: The Work of the Peabody Museum (continued), The Atlantic Right Whales, and Land Leeches of Ceylon. Vol... View more info

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

By: N/A

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 FOR THE CONTINENTS( 4 etchings); MINIATURE SUN-DIALS (4 etchings); SOUP-BUBBLES (6 etchings); JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER (2 etch... 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

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 at top edge, barely goes through. Covers intact. Overall exterior is Good to Good-. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Foldout ... View more info

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

By: N/A

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 loud-speaking telephone" with an illustration of one. Under Letters to the Editor, a short paragraph from D.P.TODD "So... 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"; plus "Geographical Notes" (Lieut. H.T. Allen's expedition to Copper or Atna River and Lieutenant Cantwell's exploration ... View more info

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

By: N/A

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 Science Supplement:.I. C. RUSSELL "North Carolina coal-fields"; "Laying a Cable" (joining the two islands Mart... View more info

Scribner's Monthly, Volume 12 from May 1876 to Oct 1876

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner & Co: 1876

Seller ID: 004605

Condition: Good+


Numerous articles by famous authors: John Burroughs; Ernest Ingersoll, Rebecca Harding Davis; Henry James, Jr; Edward Everett Hale; Bret Harte; Philip Bourke Marston; Fanny Hodgson Burnett; etc. Articles include: Portraiture of William Penn; The True Pocahontas; Bowdoin College; John Gutenberg, Old Landmarks in Philadelphia; How America was Named; Union College, N.Y.; Charlotte Cushman; The Story of the Signing (Declaration of Independence); Harvard University; Wesleylan University, Conn; Oliver Madox Brown; Niagara; Insanity and its Treatment; Notes on Salmon Fishing; Massachusetts Agricult... View more info

A Memorial Of Stephen Salisbury Of Worcester, Mass.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Worcester, Press of Charles Hamilton: 1885

Seller ID: 004624

Condition: Good-


On front free endpaper, 6"x3" strip of paper, glued down on one side: "With the respects of Stephen Salisbury. Worcester, Massachusetts. Contents: Biographical Notice; Notices by the Worcester Press; Notices of the Funeral; From Yucatan Newspapers; Proceedings of Societies; Sermon and Eulogy by Rev. A.P. Peabody; Memoir by Hon. John D. Washburn; Proceedings of other Institutions; and Extracts from Private Letters including a Letter of Hon. George Bancroft. 158 pp. Covers worn. Corners rubbed/frayed to boards. Spine joints splitting/fraying and spine ends fraying. Back cover's spine... View more info

The United States Magazine, and Democratic Review

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, J.& H.G. Langley: 1841

Seller ID: 004787

Condition: Fair


October 1841. No covers. Contents: DR CHANNING'S RECENT WRITINGS; A SABBATH AMONG THE HILLS; FREE TRADE, Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons on Import Duties with the principal Evidence; GRASSMERE AND RYDAL WATER, by Mrs. Sigourney; POLITICAL PORTRAITS WITH PEN AND PENCIL-No.XXVI. FRANCIS THOMAS OF MARYLAND; FELICITY. From the German of Goethe, by James K. Armstrong; THE FIRST MEETING OF JEFFERSON AND BURR; THE LIGHT OF LIFE, by C. W. Denison; ANTON'S DICTIONARY AND DEFENCE; SONNETS ON CHARACTER, by B. F. Butler-V. JOHN CALVIN, VI. WILLIAM PENN; and POLITICAL PORTRAITS WITH... View more info

KOSSUTH IN THE GRAND LODGE OF MASSACHUSETTS, MAY 10, 1852

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Office of the Freemasons' Magazine: 1852

Seller ID: 005924

Condition: Good


Grand Master's address to the distinguished Brother Louis Kossuth, the celebrated Hungarian exile, and the lack of Freemason's presence in Europe. Also included is a response by Gov. Kossuth. 8 pp. White pamphlet with dirt smudges along edges, small tear to spine, bent corners, creasing. Interior has dirt smudges and creasing, but text is easily legible. Pamphlet in Good 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. Duncan Putnam, Aug. 25, 1880, on top front cover. 27 pp. Gray stiff paper covers. Cover corners are bumped, edges are chippe... View more info

BOSTON HARBOR, MASSACHUSETTS. FROM A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A.D.BACHE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE SURVEY OF THE COAST OF THE UNITED STATES.

By: Bache, A. D.

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey: 1857

Seller ID: 006646

Condition: Good to Good+


Triangulation by A.D. Bache Supdt. and C.O. Boutelle Assistant. Topography by J.B. Gluck, H.I. Whiting, J.S. Williams Assists. & S.A. Gilbert Sub-Asst. Hydrography by the Party under the command of C.H. Davis Lieut. U.S. Navy Assistant. Original, first edition published map of Boston Bay and Boston Harbor by the U.S. Coast Survey. Detailed insets include information about the Tides and Tidal Currents, Light Houses and Light Vessels, and detailed Sailing Directions approaching Boston Bay, the Main Ship Channel, and Ranges Through the Bay. Illustrations at the bottom of the map include views of ... View more info

The World Passeth away; but the Children of God abide forever. A Sermon, Delivered before the Second Christian Church and Society in Worcester, on the Sixth Day of January, 1811

By: Bancroft, Aaron

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Worcester, Isaac Sturtevant: 1811

Seller ID: 002395

Condition: Good to Good+


Aaron Bancroft,clergyman, born in Reading, Massachusetts, in 1755 ; died in 1839. graduated from Harvard College in 1778. In 1785 he was settled in Worcester as pastor of the Congregational Church, and remained in the same post until his death. Grayish blue paper wraps, nothing on wraps. small hole( 1/16" x1/16" ) through the pamphlet,. Doesn't interfere with text. Foxing on endp. Includes history of Worchester, Mass. Interior is tight and in Very Good condition. View more info

REPORT ON THE GEOLOGICAL MAP OF MASSACHUSETTS.

By: Crosby, William O.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Press of A. A. Kingman: 1876

Seller ID: 006970

Condition: Good+


Under the Direction of the Massachusetts Commission to the Centennial Exposition. Distributed by the Boston Society of Natural History at the request of the Centennial Commissioner for Massachusetts. 52 pp. Paper covers missing. String-tied binding. Document corners and edges are chipped, paper is browning. Text is easily legible, no marks or writing. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

BULLETIN OF THE BUREAU OF FISHERIES, VOL. XXXI (2 Parts) 1911

By: Department of Commerce and Labor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1913

Seller ID: 000720

Condition: Very Good, Good +


A Biological Survey of the Waters of Woods Hole and Vicinity, in Two Parts. Part I: Section I Physical & Zoological by Francis B. Sumner, Raymond C. Osburn and Leon J. Cole. Section II: Botanical by Bradley N. Davis. Exterior: Very Good. Slight scratching on back cover, spine faded but gilt lettering visible. Ex.Mus. stamp and number on title page o/w interior is clean, tight and in Very Good + Condition.(Second Book) Part II: Section III- A Catalogue of the Marine Fauna by Francis B. Sumner, Raymond C. Osburn and Leon J. Cole.Section IV- A Catalogue of the Marine Flora by Bradley N. Davis. ... View more info

BULLETIN OF THE ESSEX INSTITUTE, 1869-1872 (VOL. 1-4)

By: Essex Institute

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Salem, Massachusetts, Essex Institute Press: 1870

Seller ID: 005637

Condition: Very Good


Volume 1-2: 160 pp. and 178 pp. Ex. library with identification stamp on lower spine, bookplate on front inside cover. Black pebbled cover with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners boards and areas on the edges are exposed and spine edges are frayed. Front freepaper corner is dog-earred. Page edges are slightly browning. Volume 3-4: 178 pp. and 179 pp. Ex. library with identification stamp on lower spine, bookplate on front inside cover. Black pebbled cover with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners boards and areas on the edges are exposed and spine edges are frayed. Front hinge ... View more info

GOV. THOMAS DUDLEY'S LETTER TO THE COUNTESS OF LINCOLN, MARCH, 1631. WITH EXPLANATORY NOTES.

By: Farmer, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Peter Force: 1838

Seller ID: 007002

Condition: Good


"Note. Governour Dudley was one of the five undertakers of the Settlement of Massachusetts, and came over with the Charter in 1630. The following Letter, addressed to the Countess of Lincoln, in whose family he had been steward nine or ten years, was written nine months after his arrival, and contains the events pertaining to the Colony during that period." 19 pp. String-tied document. Many pages uncut. Page edges are chipped and some small tears, corners creased. Foxing and browning throughout, text is easily legible. Document in Good/Good+ condition. View more info

Manual for the Use of the General Court: Containing the Rules of the Two Branches, Together with the Constitution...1865

By: Gifford, S.N. And Wm. S. Robinson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Wright & Potter State Printers: 1865

Seller ID: 004873

Condition: Good-


Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Containing the Rules and Orders of the Two Branches, Together with The Constitution of the Commonwealth, and that of the United States and A List of the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Departments of the State Government, State Institutions and Their Officers, County Officers and Other Statistical Information. 2 double spread foldouts: Diagram of the Senate Chamber with sitting and names; and Diagram of the House of Representatives with sitting and names. 267 pp. Brown cloth. Spine cloth missing. Covers still attached. Front cover with gilt lettering and Sea... View more info

SPOROZOON PARASITES OF CERTAIN FISHES IN THE VICINITY OF WOODS HOLE, MASSACHUSETTS

By: Hahn, C. W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1915

Seller ID: 004890

Condition: Very Good


From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XXXIII, 1913. Document No. 810. Issued April 29, 1915. "While studying the Sporozoa in different species of fish at Woods Hole, Mass., in 1909, the myxospore of one was observed in diseased killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus and Fundulus majalis. Additional material was obtained and some special experiments were carried out during the seasons of 1910, 1911, 1912, and 1913, the United States Bureau of Fisheries providing the facilities for this and other similar studies at its Woods Hole biological laboratory...." 2 plates with 36 illustrat... View more info