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"Om iakttagelserna vid Upsala Observatorium for equinoktiets bestamning våren och Hosten 1889."

By: BOHLIN, K., & C. A. SCHULTZ-STEINHEIL.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Hanlingar, Vol. 23, No. 13, 1890. Stockholm:, P. A. Norstedt & Soner, 1890.: 1890

Seller ID: S5912


287 x 235 mm. 4to. 58 pp. Tables; uniformly browned. Plain wrappers; heavily chipped. PRESENTATION COPY from the Observatory of Upsala to the Academy of Sciences at Philadelphia. AS IS. View more info

Henry G. Bohn's Catalogue of Books. Vol. I. Containing Natural History, Books of Prints, Science, Language, Bibliography, Oriental & Northern Literature, Old English Histor[ians], Early Voyages, &c., Games, etc. [with:] New, Valuable, and Most Important Books, Offered at Very Reduced Prices.

By: BOHN, Henry George (1796-1884).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, (Harrison and Co.), 1848.: 1848

Seller ID: Z1087


8vo. (iv), 467; 112 pp. Frontis. illus. of facade of Bohn building, decorative title, index. Rebound in amber cloth, gilt-stamped leather spine label, a.e. marbled; opening pages, including frontis. and title, soiled and wet-stained (text legible). Very good. View more info

"A Select Bibliography of Chemistry, 1492-1897. Section VIII: Academic Dissertations." [Within]: Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. XLI, 1174.

By: BOLTON, Henry Carrington.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington:, Smithsonian Institution, 1902.: 1902

Seller ID: Z1091


Thick 8vo. Multiple paginations. 3 plates, indexes. Maroon library buckram, gilt-stamped spine title. Former library copy with the usual markings. Very good. This item contains a large section consisting of Bolton's "A Select Bibliography of Chemistry, 1492-1897. Section VIII: Academic Dissertations." (1901). In addition there are sections on: Index to the literature of Thallium, 1861-1896; Zirconium (1899); Langley & Very, On the Cheapest Form of Light (1901); List of Observatories (1902); Literature of the Spectroscope, 1887-1900; Analytical Chemistry of Manganese, 1785-1900, by Henr... View more info

Sarah K. Bolton: Pages from an Intimate Autobiography. Edited by Her Son. Privately Printed.

By: BOLTON, Sarah Knowles (1841-1916).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston:, Thomas Todd Company, 1923.: 1923

Seller ID: Z1092


8vo. viii, 155 pp. Gravure frontis. port. of Bolton with facsimile autograph and tissue guard, plates; front free endpaper removed. Dark green cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Very good. One of 210 copies printed. Bolton wrote Famous Men of Science (1890) which includes biographical chapters on Galileo, Newton, William and Caroline Herschel. View more info

V Centenario della nascita di Nicolo Copernico (1473-1973). Realizzazioni grafiche e pittoriche di Silvio Loffredo.

By: BONELLI, Maria Luisa Righini.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Firenze:, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, [1973].: 1973

Seller ID: BL2272


4to. 16 ff. Frontis., illustrations (many in color). Printed wrappers; wrappers a bit worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

Mostra di documenti e cimeli Galileiani. IV Centenario della nascita di Galileo Galilei 1564-1964.

By: BONELLI, Maria Luisa.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Firenze):, G. Barbrea, (1964).: 1964

Seller ID: BL1756


Oblong 8vo. 95 pp. Illustratons, many in color. Printed wrappers; wrappers lightly stained, small inked notation inside front cover, else very good. Burndy bookplate. View more info

A Catalogue of the Library of Bowdoin College; To Which is Added, an Index of Subjects.

By: Bowdoin College.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brunswick:, Bowdoin College, 1863.: 1863

Seller ID: Z1101


4to. vi, 832 pp. Index. Dark brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; spine ends a bit frayed, pages water-stained (text clear and legible). Very good. View more info

Our solar system; a geologic snapshot.

By: BOYCE, Joseph M. & Ted MAXWELL.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: (Washington, D.C.:, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1992).: 1992

Seller ID: S5837


Series: NP, 157. 4to. iii, 48 pp. Figs., glossary, 4 NASA photographs (3 color) laid in. Pictorial wrappers; top cover scratched. Very good. View more info

"Carbon compounds in interplanetary dust: evidence for formation by heterogeneous catalysts."

By: BRADLEY, J. P., et al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: In: Science, Vol. 223, 6 January 1984. Washington, D.C.:, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1984.: 1984

Seller ID: S6917


4to. Pages 56-57. [Entire issue: 98 pp.] 2 figs. Pictorial wrappers. Very good. FIRST EDITION. Reports finding carbonaceous material in association with iron-nickel alloy, carbides, and oxides in interplanetary dust particles. The carbides and oxides are typical of the Fischer-Tropsch reaction. First Edition. View more info

The planets and their satellites.

By: BRANLEY, Franklyn M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, Science Materials Center, 1960.: 1960

Seller ID: S5838


36 pp. Figs. Pictorial wrappers. Very good. View more info

"James Logan, a Colonial Mathematical Scholar, and the First Copy of Newton's Principia to Arrive in the Colony."

By: BRASCH, Frederick E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 1942.: 1942

Seller ID: Z1806


Vol. 86, No. 1, September 1942. (265 x 205 mm). 12 pp. Illustrations. Printed wrappers; bisected fold with marginal tearing. Rubber stamp on front cover. Very good. View more info

Image for Astronomy of the Ancients.

Astronomy of the Ancients.

By: BRECHER, Kenneth; Michael FEIRTAG (editors).

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, MIT Press, 1979.: 1979

Seller ID: S12117


8vo. ix, 206 pp. Illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. View more info

"Ueber die Natur der Polarisationsbuschel." Offprint from:

By: BREWSTER, Sir David (1781-1868).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Vienna:, Sitzungsberichte der k. Akademie der Wissenschaften, (November, 1850).: 1850

Seller ID: S3559


227 x 148 mm. 8vo. 4 pp. Self-wraps. Very good. The astronomical spectroscopy of the nineteenth century based on Brewster's angle has evolved through into the microwave and the modern optical lasers of today. David Brewster's important contributions to the knowledge of the polarization of light include the discovery that compression in one direction causes an isotropic solid to exhibit double refraction. He showed that complete polarization occurred (only one polarization was reflected) when the reflected and refracted rays were perpendicular, a phenomenon which occurs at what is now known as... View more info

Bibliography of Aeronautics. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 55. Hodgkins Fund. (Publication 1920).

By: BROCKETT, Paul (1872-1946).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Washington:, Smithsonian Institution, 1910.: 1910

Seller ID: Z1116


8vo. xiv, 940 pp. Rebound in navy library buckram, gilt-stamped spine title; a bit rubbed. Former library copy with the usual marks and defects. Very good. Over 13,000 citations. A classic in the subject. View more info

Lives of Men of Letters and Science, Who Flourished in the Time of George III. With Portraits, Engraved on Steel. Two Volumes.

By: BROUGHAM, Henry Peter [1st Baron Brougham and Vaux] (1778-1868).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London:, Henry Colburn, 1845-1847.: 1845

Seller ID: Z1117


8vo. xv, 516; xi, 516 pp. 14 engraved plates (including frontis.); some foxing. Half dark green morocco with marbled paper sides, elaborately decorated gilt spine with raised bands, t.e.g.; extremities worn, inner hinge a bit cracked (Vol. I only). Very good. Fine early biographies of these luminaries, most with an engraved portrait: Voltaire, Rousseau, Hume, Robertson, Black, Watt, Priestly, Cavendish, Davy, Simson; Samuel Johnson, Adam Smith, Lavoisier, Gibbon, Sir Joseph Banks, D'Alembert, with additional notes on Cavendish, Watt and Black. View more info

"The reference system with a view to planetary dynamics."

By: BROUWER, Dirk (1902-1966).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: In: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. XLII, Art. 2. New York:, New York Academy of Sciences, 1941.: 1941

Seller ID: S5916


237 x 159 mm. 8vo. 113-271 pp. Figs., tables. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

"The reference system with a view to planetary dynamics."

By: BROUWER, Dirk (1902-1966).

Price: $17.00

Publisher: In: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. XLII, Art. 2. New York:, New York Academy of Sciences, 1941.: 1941

Seller ID: S5917


237 x 159 mm. 8vo. 113-271 pp. Figs., tables. Printed wrappers. Ownership signature on top cover. Very good. View more info

Notice sur les Travaux Scientifiques de M. C.E. Brown-Sequard, Professeur de Medecine au College de France.

By: BROWN-SEQUARD, Charles-Edouard (1817-1894).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris:, G. Masson, 1883.: 1883

Seller ID: Z1122


4to. viii, 70, [2] pp. Printed wrappers; front cover detached, wrappers heavily chipped. Dudley Observatory rubber-stamp on front cover. Fair. Very rare. Detailed bibliography with substantial annotations for many of the 397 publications cited. View more info

Die Astronomen auf der Pleissenburg. Die Observatoren Rudiger, Mollweide, Mobius, D'Arrest. Die Amanuenses: Meissner, Wechsler, Thieme, Brandes, Heym.

By: BRUHNS, C. (ed.).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Alexander Edelmann, 1878.: 1878

Seller ID: Z1811


4to. 104 pp. Printed wrappers; front cover chipped, spine repaired with red tape. Previous owner's inked signature on front cover (W. Dietrich, 1879). Very good. View more info

Prehistoric Avebury.

By: BURL, Aubrey.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press, 1979.: 1979

Seller ID: BL2458

ISBN: 0300023685


FIRST EDITION. Tall 8vo. vii, (viii), 275 pp. Photos and illustrations (some in color), index. Brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket creased with small stain on front cover, else very good. Burndy Bookplate. ISBN: 0300023685 First Edition. View more info