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A Decade of Accessions. Selected Instruments Acquired by the Whipple Museum of the History of Science Between 1980 and 1990.


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Whipple Museum, 1992.: 1992

Seller ID: S7884

ISBN: 090627107X

4to. Not paginated. List of 125 instruments many with photos. Pictorial wrappers. FINE. Instruments include: slide rules, sectors, quadrants, sextants, levels, sounders, telescopes, air pumps, barometers, & microscopes. ISBN: 090627107x View more info

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Genesis of Worlds.

By: BENNETT, J. H. Hobart.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL:, H. W. Bokker, 1900.: 1900

Seller ID: SJ13483

8vo. xvi, 345 pp. Errata slip. Original dark blue-green blind and gilt-stamped cloth; rubbed, inner joint strengthened with kozo. Very good. Scarce. Contents: Nebular Hypothesis -- the Sun; Comets; Zodiacal Light; Transmutation of the Earth's Crust; Elevations – Volcanoes; Generations of Stars; Dissolution of Worlds; Intelligencies – Their Interests and Destinies. "This work . . . is the product of a mind deeply interested in the problems of cosmogony and apparently ready to accept the demonstrations of science, but yet still under the dominance of the traditional anthrophic... View more info