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The Life of Carl Ritter: Late Professor of Geography in the University of Berlin.

By: [RITTER, Carl (1779-1859)] GAGE, W.L. (1832-1889). ).

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner, 1867.: 1867

Seller ID: Z1575


8vo. viii, 242 pp. Burgundy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities rubbed, spine ends chipped. Former library copy with the usual markings and defects. Previous owner's inked signature. Fair. View more info

The Professor, Franklin Clement Robinson. Born April 24, 1852. Died May 25, 1910.

By: [ROBINSON, Franklin Clement (1852-1910)] ROBINSON, Clement F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Brattleboro, VT:, Privately printed, 1941.: 1941

Seller ID: Z1969


8vo. 60 pp. Frontis. port. of Franklin Clement Robinson, plates. Printed wrappers. Very good. Robinson, educated at Bowdoin College, was a professor of chemistry and mineralogy, Maine Medical School, Bowdoin College. View more info

Biographical Memoir of John Rodgers, 1812-1882.

By: [RODGERS, John (1812-1882)] HALL, Asaph.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Judd & Detweiler, 1907.: 1907

Seller ID: Z1970


Small 4to. 81-92 pp. Frontis. port. of Rodgers with facsimile autograph. Printed wrappers. Embossed stamps on frontis. and title. Very good. View more info

Henry Darwin Rogers, 1808-1866: American Geologist.

By: [ROGERS, Henry Darwin (1808-1866)] GERSTNER, Patsy.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa and London:, University of Alabama Press, (1994).: 1994

Seller ID: Z1579

ISBN: 0817307354


FIRST EDITION. Series: History of American Science and Technology Series. 8vo. xi, 311 pp. 9 figs. (illustrations), index. Reddish-brown cloth, brown stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0817307354 First Edition. View more info

Biographical Memoir of William A. Rogers. Part II. Astronomical Work.

By: [ROGERS, William A.] SEARLE, Arthur.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Judd & Detweiler, 1907.: 1907

Seller ID: Z1973


Small 4to. 109-117 pp. Frontis. port. of Rogers with facsimile autograph. Printed wrappers. Embossed stamps on frontis. and title. Very good. Includes a bibliography of Roger's astronomical writings. View more info

Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, read at the Annual Visitation of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 1854, June 3. N.p., n.d. with: Regulations of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.

By: [Royal Observatory, Greenwich] AIRY, George Biddell (1801-1892).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Greenwich:, Forming the Second Appendix to the Greenwich Observations, 1852.: 1852

Seller ID: S6835


4to. 16; xxx pp. Tables. Dis-bound. Smithsonian Inst. rubber stamp on top cover. Good. View more info

"Henry Norris Russell 1877-1957."

By: [RUSSELL, Henry Norris] STRATTON, F.J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, Vol. 3, November 1957.: 1957

Seller ID: S9262


8vo. 19 pp. (pp. 173-191). Frontis. port. of Russell. Original wrappers; a bit worn. Library rubber stamp on front cover. Very good. A short remembrance of the important American astronomer. View more info

"Un astronome artiste-opticien: Emile Schær, 1862-1931." In: Publications de L'Observatoire de Geneve. Serie A. Astronome, Chronometrie, Geophysique. Fascicule 18, 6me fascicule du vol. 3, 1932. One of 24 issues bound together in one volume.

By: [SCHÆR, Emile (1862-1931)] TIERCY, Georges.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Geneve:, Albert Kundig, 1928- 1933.: 1928

Seller ID: Z1610


Whole volume: 1-24 fascicules. 8vo. Pagination for the entire volume varies [this article: pp. (253)-265 (9 pls.)]. Plates, tables. Dark blue-green library buckram, gilt-stamped spine title. Very good. Features numerous articles by Professor Georges Tiercy (1886-1955), an astronomer from Geneva. This volumes contains a biography about Emile Schaer: "Swiss telescope-making has been dominated by the work of Emile Schaer, optician and astronomer at the Geneva Observatory until 1926." [King, The History of the Telescope, p. 419]. This memorial tribute includes a list of 53 instruments mai... View more info

Biographical Memoir of Frank Schlesinger, 1871-1943.

By: [SCHLESINGER, Frank (1871-1943)] BROUWER, Dirk.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington:, National Academy of Sciences, 1945.: 1945

Seller ID: Z1981


Series: NAS, Biographical Memoirs, Vol. XXIV, Third Memoir. 8vo. 105-144 pp. Frontis. port. of Schlesinger with facsimile autograph. Printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

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Biographical Memoir of Charles Anthony Schott, 1826-1901.

By: [SCHOTT, Charles Anthony (1826-1901)] ABBE, Cleveland.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington:, National Academy of Sciences, 1915.: 1915

Seller ID: Z1982


Series: NAS, Biographical Memoirs, Part of Vol. VIII. 8vo. 87-133 pp. Frontis. port. of Schott with facsimile autograph. Printed wrappers; spine end chipped. Embossed stamps on front cover and title. Very good. Charles Anthony Schott (1826-1901), born at Mannheim, Baden, Germany, was a German-American scientist. Former copy of noted chemist and mineralogist Frank Wigglesworth Clarke (1847-1931), the "Father of Geochemistry," with a hand-written printed note from the New England Genealogical Society (rear). View more info

Padre Angelo Secchi nel Centenario della morte (1878-1978).

By: [SECCHI, Angelo] Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Rome:, Accademia Nazionale della Scienze, 1979.: 1979

Seller ID: S10332


8vo. 109 pp. Illus. Printed wrappers. Fine. SCARCE. View more info

Probleme der Astronomie. Festschrift fur Hugo v. Seeliger dem Forscher und Lehrer zum Funfundsiebzigsten Geburtstage. Mit 58 Abbildungen, I Bildnis und 3 Tafeln.

By: [SEELIGER, Hugo von (1849-1924)] KIENLE, Hans (ed.).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Julius Springer, 1924.: 1924

Seller ID: Z1616


8vo. iv, 475 pp. Gravure frontis. port. of Seeliger with facsimile autograph and tissue guard,58 illustrations, 3 fold-out plates (reproductions of astronomical photographs). Quarter brown cloth and tips with marbled paper sides, gilt-stamped spine title, with original printed stiff wraps bound in; extremity edges rubbed. Ex-library copy, bookplate, embossed stamp on title. Very good. RARE. This is quite an impressive anthology of 36 separate papers by the leading astronomers of the period. Nothing of direct biographical information on Seeliger but a great deal on his influence. Hugo von Seel... View more info

Werner von Siemens. Gedenkrede in der Festversammlung des Elektrotechnischen Vereines in Wien am 13. December 1916. Sonderabdruck aus "Elektrotechnik und Maschinenbau".

By: [SIEMENS, Werner von (1816-1892)] NEUREITER, Ferdinand.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vienna:, Elektrotechnischen Vereines, 1916.: 1916

Seller ID: Z1990


8vo. 44, [1] pp. Frontis. port. of Siemens with tissue guard. Printed wrappers. Fine. "Ernst Werner von Siemens (known as Werner von Siemens) (13 December 1816 – 6 December 1892) was a German inventor and industrialist. Siemens' name has been adopted as the SI unit of electrical conductance, the siemens. He was also the founder of the electrical and telecommunications company Siemens." – Wikipedia. View more info

William De Sitter: Een Menschenleven.

By: [SITTER, Willem de (1872-1934)] SITTER-SUERMONDT, E. de.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Haarlem:, H.D. Tjeenk Willink & Zoon, 1948.: 1948

Seller ID: Z1625


8vo. 116 pp. Light blue-gray paper boards, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles; extremities a bit browned. Previous owner's inked signature on ffep Very good. RARE. View more info

List of Publications of the Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1903. Part I. Complete List. Part II. Available for Distribution.

By: [Smithsonian Institution] RHEES, William Jones (1830-1907).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington:, Smithsonian Institution, 1903.: 1903

Seller ID: Z1638


Series: Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 1376. 8vo. [viii], 99 pp. Printed wrappers; spine chipped with pieces missing, soiled. Former library copy with the usual markings and defects. Good. View more info

Address on the Life and Character of William Smyth, D.D.

By: [SMYTH, William (1797-1868)] PACKARD, Alpheus S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brunswick:, Joseph Griffin, 1868.: 1868

Seller ID: Z1993


Small 4to. 37 pp. Frontis. port. of Smyth with tissue guard. Original printed wrappers; spine and bottom corner chipped. Very good. Original printing. View more info

Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica: Catalogue of Works in Many Tongues on Exact and Applied Science, with a Subject-Index. With 127 Plates, containing 247 Portraits and Facsimiles. Volumes I & II.

By: [Sotheran] ZEITLINGER, Heinrich & Henry Cecil SOTHERAN (1861-1928) (comps.).

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London:, Henry Sotheran, 1921.: 1921

Seller ID: Z1642


Two volume set. 8vo. xii, 964 pp. Plates, index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities rubbed and speckled, spine ends frayed. Former library copy with the usual markings and defects. Good. View more info

Joannes Stadius, Leonnouthesius, 1527-1579.

By: [STADIUS, Joannes (1527-1579)] ERNALSTEEN, Jozef Alexandre Ulric.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brecht:, Drukkerij L. Braeckmans, 1927.: 1927

Seller ID: Z1648


8vo. 73, [1] pp. Frontis. port. of Stadius, plate. Printed wrappers; covers chipped with small pieces missing. Ownership signature and date of historian Lynn Thorndike, Feb. 26, 1940 on title. Good +. Scarce. Johannes Stadius or Estadius (1527-1579) was a Flemish astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician. Includes an extensive bibliography. Although the titles in the bibliography are in the languages of publication, the text is in Dutch. View more info

Lord Rayleigh – The Man and His Work.

By: [STRUTT, John William, Third Baron Rayleigh (1842-1919)] LINDSAY, Robert Bruce.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford, et al.:, Pergamon Press, (1970).: 1970

Seller ID: Z1657


FIRST EDITION. Series: Selected Readings in Physics. Men of Physics. 8vo. viii, 251 pp. Index. Pictorial cloth; a bit rubbed. Former library copy with the usual markings and defects, including spine number and rear pocket removal. Good. Scarce. Most of the book consists of reprints of Rayleigh's most important papers. First Edition. View more info