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Category: All Categories: Science: Science: Old and Rare
11 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.

Autographies ou Diverses Lectures sur les Trois Regnes, les Gaz, les Elements; etc.: Partie des Eleves
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Publisher: Chez les Editeurs, 1845 Paris, France.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover `12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Translated title: Autographies or, Various readings on the three kingdoms, gases, elements, etc. This is a book of lectures about science, as seen in 1845. Text is in French. Although the book is printed, the printing is in script, rather than usual type. 96 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; binding good. Cover shows expected wear. No dust jacket.

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2.
Gunning, William D.; illustrated by Mary Gunning  
Life-History of Our Planet
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Publisher: Worthington Co., NY, 1886.
G- cloth hardback. Cover with spine, edge and corner wear, some stains and scuffs. Front hinge cracked, not loose. One end paper loose. Pp are lightly tanned. 12mo, 368 pp with illustrations.More science-fiction than science, especially concerning origins, animal species, etc.

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3.
Jones, Thomas P., 1774-1848, editor  
Journal of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania... 3rd Series, Vol. I
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Publisher: Philadelphia [Pa.], Published by the Franklin Institute, at their Hall, 1841.
1 leaf, 429 p., illus., 6 folding tables; 22.5 cm. Established in 1826 to publish U.S. patent information and to document scientific and technological achievements throughout the nation, The Journal was a leading publication in its time and remains a rich font of information about developments in steam, especially railroads. There are monthly meteorological tables (folded). Stock#NS0509. Vg; 3/4 leather binding.

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4.
Jones, Thomas P., 1774-1848, editor  
Journal of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania... 3rd Series, Vol. II
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Publisher: Philadelphia [Pa.] Published by the Franklin Institute, at their Hall, 1841.
1 leaf, 430 p., illus., 2 folding plates, 6 folding tables; 22.5 cm. Contains much on steam railroads and steamships; the 1839 Paris Fair is mentioned; Lt. W.H. Emory's translation of Francoeur on Geodesy is continued. Stock#NS0510. Vg / 3/4 leather, some wear.

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5.
Palmer, Frank R.  
Tool Steel Simplified, A Handbook for Modern Practice for the Man Who Makes Tools
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Publisher: Carpenter Steel Co., Reading, PA, 1943.
VG cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with spine edge and corner wear, a little edge wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers lightly toned. Pp are NF, look unused. 8vo, 316 pp with b/w illustrations and photos, tables and index.

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6.
Pearson, Karl, 1857-1936.  
The Grammar of Science / Karl Pearson.

Publisher: London : Walter Scott, 1892..
xvi, 493 p. ; index,19 cm. The Contemporary Science Series. Contents : Introductory.--The facts of science.--The scientists law.- -Cause and effect.--Probability.--Space and time.--The geometry of motion.--Matter.--The laws of motion.--Life.--The classification of the sciences. "Between 1891 and -94 Pearson gave four series of lectures at Gresham College. The first series provided the basis for the Grammar." From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 102,492. Vg / no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 270.27 CAD 266.67 EUR 188.68 GBP 158.23 JPY 20,000.00 MXN 3,333.33 ZAR 2,857.14 

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7.
Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864  
The American Journal of Science and Arts: Conducted by Benjamin Silliman... Vol. X. February 1826
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Publisher: New-Haven: Printed and Published by S. Converse.
vi, [1], 404 p., 6 plates (4 folding), 1 folding map; 21.5 cm. Errata leaf after p. vi. Four sections: 1, Geology, Minerology, Topography, etc.; 2, Botany; 3, Zoology; 4, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanics, and Miscellaneous. Then follows (pp. 170-400) Intelligence and Miscellanies: Foreign; Domestic. Bound in 3/4 leather by Hope Bindery; shadow of engravied frontispiece on title-page; very good. Stock#OB610.

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8.
Smithsonian Institution.  
Annual Report of the Board of Regents... showing the operations, expenditures, and condition

Publisher: Washington, G. P. O., 1864.
of the Institution for the year 1863. 38th Cong. 1st sess., H. of Rep. Mis. Doc. 83. 419 p., index, tables, diagrs. Includes Whitney, Principles of linguistic science; Beautemps-Beaupré, Memoir; Wetherill, Modern theory of chemical types; de la Rive, Propagation of electricity; Plateau, Figures of equilibrium of a liquid mass withdrawn from action of gravity; Gautier, Recent researches relative to nebulę; Merino, Figure of the Earth; Arago, Aeronautic voyages performed with a view to advancement of science; Baegert, Account of aboriginal inhabitants of Californian Peninsula, transl. Rau; Keller, Abstract of 5th report on Lacustrian settlements; Rau, Agricultural implements of North American Stone period; Purple dyeing, ancient & modern; Peale, Method of preserving lepidoptera; Figanierre é Morao, Remarkable accumulation of bats. (1603)

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9.
Tomlinson, Charles  
Introduction to the Study of Natureal Philosophy for the Use of Beginners
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Publisher: John Weale, 1848 London.
Book. Book condition: Poor. Soft cover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Tomlinson offers a general study of physics (science / natural philosophy) as understood in 1848. This is an original copy of what appears to be the first edition. 162 pages. Book is in POOR condition; needs rebinding; text pages complete. Paper wrappers.

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10.
Various  
The Journal of the Iron and Steel Institute, No. II
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Publisher: E. & F. N. Spon, London, 1892.
G+ cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with bend spine edgesm bumped corners, library mark on spine, some scuffs. Binding tight. Bookplate of U. S. Patent Office inside cover. End papers and pp are VG, slightly tanned. 8vo, 584 pp with illustrations and footnotes. Several of the fold-outs are torn and/or taped at folds. Plus 77 pp of rules and list of members. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA.

Appr.: | AUD 54.05 CAD 53.33 EUR 37.74 GBP 31.65 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 666.67 ZAR 571.43 

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11.
Willstatter, Richard & Arthur Stoll.  
INVESTIGATIONS ON CHLOROPHYLL: METHODS & RESULTS.

Publisher: Self-published thru Science Press Printing Co. [Lancaster, PA]. 1928. (1928)..
1st edition, 1st printing. 385pp. + plates. Tall 8vo. Green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. 11 b/w plates on coated paper + 16 text figures. Bibliography & index. Translated from the German by Frank Milton Schertz & Albert R. Merz. Signed presentation on flyleaf: 'To Colonel Jacques C. Morrell from Captain Frank M. Schertz Dec. 1942' (Morrell was a well-known petroleum chemist). This scarce, early title on the chemistry of chlorophyll was published by Willstatter in 1913. The English translation evolved from a working translations made by the senior translator (Schertz) for his own work. Unable to find a publisher for the book, Schertz financed the publication, which was available exclusively through him. One little nick through the spine cover & 4 others on the top edges of the covers, some light stains on the top edge of the textblock o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects). No dustjacket.

Appr.: | AUD 202.70 CAD 200.00 EUR 141.51 GBP 118.67 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 2,500.00 ZAR 2,142.86 

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