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"Systematic distribution of solar calcium flocculi. I. Inclination of elongated groups."


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. LXXXII, No. 6, April 1922.: 1922

Seller ID: S5919

8vo. [i], (334)-356 pp. 2 plates, 4 figs, tables. Printed wrappers. "WITH THE AUTHOR'S COMPLIMENTS" in ms. on top cover. Very good. View more info

Group of 2 offprints. Includes: CAMERON. "The Role of Soil Science in Space Exploration." Offprint from: Space Science Reviews, 2, 1963.


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dordrecht-Holland:, D. Reidel, 1963.: 1963

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S7395

8vo. 297-312 pp. Photos. Printed wrappers. INSCRIBED BY CAMERON to Norman Horowitz. Fine. Cameron was associated with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena. WITH: CAMERON. "Morphology of Representative Blue-Green Algae." Offprint from: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 108, Article 2, 1963. 8vo. 412-420 pp. Figs. Printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

Two Sussex Archaeologists. William Durrant Cooper, F.S.A. and Mark Antony Lower, M.A., F.S.A.

By: CAMPKIN, Henry.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: (Lewes):, (Geo. P. Bacon) for Private Circulation, 1877.: 1877

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Z1750

8vo. 39 pp. Frontis. port. of Lower. Red cloth, gilt-stamped cover title; spine replaced with red kozo, extremities soiled. Previous owner's stamp on title. Very good. PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR: "To Justin Winsor, Esq. with the best wishes of Henry Campkin. 9 Oct. 1877." View more info

Repertorium der Cometen-Astronomie.

By: CARL, Philipp Franz Heinrich (1837-1891).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Muenchen & London & Paris:, M. Rieger'sche Universitæts-Buchhandlung & Asher & A. Franck, 1864.: 1864

Seller ID: Z1128

8vo. vi, 377, [1] pp. Professionally rebound in charcoal cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, a.e. marbled; foxed. Very good. An excellent and detailed bibliographical record of comet observations from 612 B.C.E. to 1864. View more info

Catalogue of Publications and Depositories of the Institution.

By: Carnegie Institution of Washington.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1954.: 1954

Seller ID: Z1130

8vo. vii, 397 pp. Index. Printed wrappers; spine faded. Former library copy with spine markings. Very good. The Institution subsidized the research for and publication of a number of important works on astronomy. View more info

Bibliographia Kepleriana.

By: CASPAR, Max.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Munich:, Beck, 1936.: 1936

Seller ID: BL1356

Large 8vo. 158 pp. 80 facsimile plates. Tan cloth, black-stamped cover and spine titles, dust jacket; jacket lightly soiled. Burndy bookplate. Fine. Dust jacket present. View more info

The International Scientist's Directory. Containing the Names, Addresses, Special Departments of Study, etc., of Amateur and Professional Naturalists, Chemists, Physicists, Astronomers, etc., etc., in America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceanica.

By: CASSINO, Samuel Edson (1856-1937) (comp.).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston:, S.E. Cassino, 1888.: 1888

Seller ID: Z1132

8vo. viii, 205, ads. [24] pp. Brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Former library bookplate and spine call no. on chipped paper. Very good. Includes 4,667 alphabetical entries for U.S. and Canada, and continues with names from all of Europe (Russia too), and Africa, Oceana, Japan, etc. View more info

The Naturalist's Directory, Containing Names, Addresses and Special Subjects of Study, of English Speaking Professional and Amateur Naturalists in All Parts of the World also a List of Scientific Societies and Periodicals.

By: CASSINO, Samuel Edson (1856-1937) (comp.).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salem:, Samuel E. Cassino, 1914.: 1914

Seller ID: Z1136

8vo. [ii], 199, ads. [13] pp. Dark green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; a small marginal tear to a few of the ads. Very good. SCARCE. View more info

The Naturalists' Universal Directory, Containing Names, Addresses and Special Subjects of Study, of Professional and Amateur Naturalists in All Parts of the World. 19th Edition Compiled in 1904.

By: CASSINO, Samuel Edson (1856-1937) (ed.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Salem:, Samuel Edson Cassino, 1905.: 1905

Seller ID: Z1135

8vo. viii, 208, ads. [12] pp. Index. Printed wrappers; covers a bit creased. Very good. SCARCE. Includes 5,588 alphabetical entries for North and South America. The balance of the entries for the rest of the world probably come close to adding another 4,000 or 5,000 entries. View more info

Who's Who in Space: The First 25 Years.

By: CASSUTT, Michael.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Boston:, G.K. Hall, (1988).: 1988

Seller ID: Z1138

ISBN: 0816188017

Second printing. 4to. xiii, 311 pp. Half-tone frontis. (3 images), photos, index. Black cloth, silver-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; light wear to jacket edges. Very good. This work includes biographical details of American, Soviet, and international space travelers. ISBN: 0816188017 View more info

Address before the American Association for the Advancement of Science, August 1859.

By: CASWELL, Alexis (1799-1877).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Cambridge):, Joseph Lovering for the Association, 1859.: 1859

Seller ID: Z1813

6to. 26 pp. Original printed wrappers; wrappers chipped and detached, a few minor inked corrections. Poor. View more info

Speech of Hon. William E. Chandler, of New Hampshire, in favor of civilian astronomers and a board of visitors to the United States Naval Observatory, delivered in the Senate of the United States, April 11, 1900.

By: CHANDLER, William Eaton (1835-1917).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, United States Naval Observatory, 1900.: 1900

Seller ID: S5921

At head of title: The Astronomical Observatories and Telescopes in the United States. 8vo. 32 pp. Dis-bound. Rubber stamp of the Academy of Natural Sciences, of Philadelphia. Ms. notation at top of page 1. AS IS. William Chandler was Secretary of the Navy, and U.S. Senator from New Hampshire. DAB, III, pp. 616-618. View more info

"Nebular action in the solar system." WITH: TROWBRIDGE, David (1829-after 1880). "On the atmospheres of the sun and planets." In: Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, Vol. XVI, January 1876 to May 1877.

By: CHASE, Pliny Earle (1820-1886).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Printed for the Society by M'Calla & Stavely, 1877.: 1877

Seller ID: S6475

8vo. Pages 184-192; pp. 327-333. [Entire volume: [ii], 380 pp.] Tables. Quarter tan calf, calf corners, marbled boards, black leather spine label, gilt spine, original printed wrappers bound in; hinges starting, spine aged and cracked. Ex library rubber stamps and blind stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Solar Observatory. Very good. FIRST EDITION. These two papers give an interesting insight into the state of American physical astronomy at the time that spectroscopy was beginning to transform the field. Pliny Earle Chase was professor of philosophy in Haverford College; here he... View more info

An Elementary Treatise on the Planetary Theory.

By: CHEYNE, Charles Hartwell Horne (1838-1877).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Arno Press, 1981.: 1981

Seller ID: RH1492

ISBN: 0405138377

Series: The Development of Science, Sources for the History of Science. Reprinting the original third edition from 1883. 8vo. xiv, 167 pp. Pagination varies pp. Beige/tan cloth stamped in red. Fine. RARE. ISBN: 0405138377 View more info

"Radio emission from magnetic neutron stars. A possible model for pulsars."

By: CHIU, Hong-Yee & Vittorio CANUTO.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 22, No. 9, 3 March 1969.: 1969

Seller ID: S5923

4to. 415-419 pp. Printed wrappers. Fine. Kitt Peak National Observatory operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc., under contract with the National Science Foundation, Contribution No. 391. View more info

"Nature of radio and optical emissions from pulsars."

By: CHIU, Hong-Yee, Vittorio CANUTO & Laura FASSIO-CANUTO.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Nature, Vol. 221, No. 5180, February 8, 1969.:

Seller ID: S5924

4to. [1] page. Printed wrappers. Fine. Kitt Peak National Observatory operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc., under contract with the National Science Foundation, Contribution No. 407. View more info

"Lectures on variable stars. Chapter I. The linear theory. [Chapter III. Understanding cepheid-type variables.]"


Price: $7.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, R.A.S.C. Journal, Vol. 63, No. 6; Vol. 64, No. 1, [circa 1968.: 1968

Seller ID: S5847

8vo. 299-307; 8-32 pp. 21 figs., tables [includes all 3 chapters]. Self-wraps. Fine. View more info

The atmosphere and the Sun.

By: CLAYTON, H. Helm. (d. 1947).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Smithsonian Institution, June 9, 1930.: 1930

Seller ID: S5925

At head of title: Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 82, No. 7. 8vo. [ii], 49 pp. 33 figs., 9 tables. Original printed wrappers. Unopened. Fine. View more info

The Concise Knowledge; Astronomy.

By: CLERKE, Agnes Mary (1842-1907), A. FOWLER and J. Ellard GORE (1845-1910 John Ellard GORE).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London:, Hutchinson & Co., 1896.: 1896

Seller ID: S11766

Series: The Concise Knowledge Library, edited by Alfred H. Miles. Sm. 8vo. xvi, 581 pp. Frontispiece (Photo of the Moon taken by M.M. Loewy and Puiseux), 4 plates, 99 figures, index; prelims and rear endpapers showing offsetting. Original quarter red calf, maroon gilt-stamped cloth; leather is heavily damaged, fragmented, with ca.1970s plastic covering applied over original binding – if removed will further damage the leather (though the cloth will not be affected). Bookplate of George H. Billson (Times Book Club, London). This is a deluxe form of issue (due to the binding). Clerke wro... View more info

Periodical Bibliographies and Abstracts for the Scientific and Technological Journals of the World.

By: COBB, Ruth (comp.).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, National Research Council, 1920.: 1920

Seller ID: Z1144

Series: Bulletin of the National Research Council, Vol. 1, Part 3, June 1920, No. 3. 8vo. 131-154 pp. Printed wrappers; covers slightly worn. Former library copy with the usual markings. Very good. View more info