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Esquisse Geologique du Canada suivie d'un Catalogue Descriptif de la Collection de Cartes et Coupes geologiques, Livres imprimes, Roches, Fossiles et Mineraux economiques envoyee à l'Exposition universelle de 1867.

By: Commission Geologique du Canada.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris:, Gustave Bossange, 1867.: 1867

Seller ID: Z1146

8vo. 72 pp. Printed wrappers; partially disbound, wrappers soiled and worn. Good. View more info

"Note on the phenomenon known as 'shadow bands.'"

By: COPELAND, Ralph (1837-1905).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, The Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. XL, No. 5.:

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S6276

8vo. 2 pp. Plain wrappers. "Professor Holden with Ralph Copeland's compliments" INSCRIBED ON TOP COVER. Ms. notations on top cover. Very good. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. Ralph Copeland was born on a farm in Lancashire, the son of Robert Copeland, yeoman. Copeland took the Ph.D. from the University of Gottingen in 1869. Copeland traveled extensively throughout the world on astronomical expeditions, but was based at Lord Lindsay's observatory at Dun Echt, Aberdeen for many years. The observatory at Dun Echt is where Copeland made these observations on the "shadow bands" "produc... View more info

Catalog of the Naval Observatory Library, Washington, D.C. Six Volume Set.

By: CORBIN, Brenda G.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston:, G.K. Hall, 1976.: 1976

Seller ID: Z1829

ISBN: 0816100314

6 volumes. 4to. iv, 675; 683; 693; 696; 673; 698 pp. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Fine. A handsome bibliographic set reproducing the entire card catalog of the Naval Observatory, one of the oldest scientific agencies in the United States. "Among the holdings are 900 pre-19th-century books, the earliest of which is 1482. The collection covers all areas of astronomy, including the latest technical works, textbooks for all levels, popular books, and extensive bibliographic reference works." [from the Introduction]. ISBN: 0816100314 View more info

Simposio de Historia de la Astronomia en Mexico: Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, Abril 12-14, 1982.

By: CORRAL, Marco Arturo Moreno [ed.].

Price: $45.00

Publisher: [Mexico City]:, Instituto de Astronomia, UNAM, Instituto de Investigaciones Historicas, UNAM, (1983).: 1983

Seller ID: S11298

One of 1,000 copies. 8vo. viii, 336 pp. Bibliography, photographs. Original printed wrappers; lightly faded. Burndy Library bookplate. Very good. View more info

"The linear theory: initiation of pulsational instability in stars."

By: COX, J. P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Symposium No. 28, Aerodynamic Phenomena in Stellar Atmospheres. Birkenhead:, Willmer Brothers, Ltd., (1967).: 1967

Seller ID: S5930

8vo. 3-72 pp. 8 figs., bibliog. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

A Guide to the Literature of Chemistry.

By: CRANE, Evan Jay (1889-1966) & Austin McDowell PATTERSON (1876-1956).

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York & London:, John Wiley & Sons & Chapman & Hall, 1927.: 1927

Seller ID: Z1156

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. [v], 438 pp. Half-tone frontis., plates, indexes. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; offsetting to covers. Previous owner's inked signature on front pastedown. Very good. First Edition. View more info

"Limitations on Space Flight Due to Cosmic Radiations." Offprint from: Science, vol. 133, no. 3449, 1961.

By: CURTIS, Howard J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No place:, Science, 1961.: 1961

Seller ID: S7375

4to. 312-316 pp. Figs. Self wraps. Fine. View more info

Index to the North American Review. Volumes I.—CXXV. 1815-1877. I. Index of Subjects. II. Index of Writers. [with:] Supplementary Index to the North American Review: Being an Index to Volumes CXXVI.—CXXXI. 1878-1880.

By: CUSHING, William (1811-1895).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, John Wilson, 1878-[1880].: 1878

Seller ID: Z1165

Two separate works. Small 4to. iv, 153; 22, [2] pp. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title [the Supplementary Index is bound in stiff burgundy cloth wrappers in very good condition]; spine ends chipped, corners worn, inner hinges slightly cracked. Inked ownership signatures in both volumes. Very good. View more info

A Classified Catalogue of American and Foreign Scientific Books, for Sale by D. Van Nostrand, Publisher and Importer. Fifteenth Edition, with Index to Authors.

By: D. Van Nostrand.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, D. Van Nostrand, (1872).: 1872

Seller ID: Z1191

8vo. 77, ads. [3] pp. Printed wrappers; a bit worn and soiled. Very good. View more info

A Classified Catalogue of American and Foreign Scientific Books, for Sale by D. Van Nostrand, Publisher and Importer. Thirtieth Edition.

By: D. Van Nostrand.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, D. Van Nostrand, (1887).: 1887

Seller ID: Z1192

8vo. 64, ads. [16] pp. Printed wrappers; spine a bit worn. Very good. View more info

Catalogue of the Scientific Publications and Importations of the D. Van Nostrand Company, Including Weale's Rudimentary Series.

By: D. Van Nostrand.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, D. Van Nostrand, 1899.: 1899

Seller ID: Z1193

8vo. 34, ads. [30] pp. Printed wrappers; bottom spine end worn, front cover starting. Very good. View more info

Classified List of Published Bibliographies in Physics, 1910-1922.

By: DARROW, Karl K. (comp.).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, National Research Council of the NAS, 1924.: 1924

Seller ID: Z1170

Series: Bulletin of the National Research Council, Vol. 8, Part 5, July, 1924, No. 47. 8vo. v, 102, ads. [6] pp. Index. Printed wrappers. Former library copy. Very good. View more info

The Soviet Planetary Missions.

By: DAVIES, Merton E. & Bruce C. MURRAY.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [No place given]:, RAND Corp., 1966.: 1966

Seller ID: S9273

First printing. Sm. 4to. 24 pp. Photos, illustrations, figs., table. Printed wrappers. Fine. First Edition. View more info

Declinations and Proper Motions of Fifty-Six Stars.

By: DAVIS, Herman S. (1868-1933).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, New York Academy of Sciences, 1895.: 1895

Seller ID: Z1178

Series: New York Academy of Sciences. Memoir I. The Variation of Latitude at New York City. Part 1. Tall 8vo. 107 pp. Printed wrappers; wrappers soiled and chipped with pieces of spine missing. Faded purple stamp on cover. Fair. Section III contains "Detailed List of Catalogues" (including 130 citations). View more info

British Scientific Literature in the Seventeenth Century.

By: DAVY, Norman (ed.).

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Port Washington and London:, Kennikat Press, (1970).: 1970

Seller ID: Z1181

ISBN: 0804609470

Reprint. 8vo. 244 pp. Chronological table, index. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities a bit stained, else fine. Contains extracts from famous experiments and published works by the most famous British scientists of the period, including: Bacon, Newton, Grew, Lister, Buckley, Wallis, Hooke, Boyle, Halley, Salusbury, and others. ISBN: 0804609470 View more info

"On the So-Called Willow-Leaf Markings on the Sun." In: Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. XXXIII, 1863-1864.

By: DE LA RUE, Warren (1815-1889).

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London:, Royal Society, 1865.: 1865

Seller ID: S7472

Unbound. 4to. (Article): 115-121 pp. 1 engraved plate showing the solar phenomena based on the drawings of Hugo Muler. (Whole issue): iv, 127 pp. Numerous articles, tables, 2 engraved plates including a sketch of the Nebula known as Messier no. 20; pages unbound and uncut, extremities slightly rubbed. Unbound printer's copy still unfolded and uncut, original printed wrappers present. Very good. EXTREMELY RARE. FIRST EDITION. This unbound printer's copy of the distinguished astronomical journal is very rare, and whilst containing all the printed matter and original wrappers, shows the process ... View more info

Histoire de l'Astronomie au dix-huitieme siecle. Publiee par M. Mathieu.

By: DELAMBRE, Jean-Baptiste Joseph (1749-1822).

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Paris:, Bachelier . . . 1827.: 1827

Seller ID: S11561

One of 6 volumes (complete in itself for the 18th century). 257 x 201 mm. 4to. lii, 796 pp. Frontis. portrait of Delambre drawn and engraved by E. Desmoulins, tables, 3 folding plates. Later quarter maroon morocco, morocco corners, raised bands, gilt spine; lightly rubbed. Ownership signature of John Williams Streeter. "VCO May 1949." Complete sets are rare these days. Fine copy. FIRST EDITION, published by Charles Mathieu after Delambre's death. Delambre published the two volume Histoire de l'astronomie ancienne in 1817, followed by Histoire de l'astronomie du moyen age in 1819, addi... View more info

The Origin of the Solar System.

By: DERMOTT, S. F. (ed.).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York:, John Wiley & Sons, (1978).: 1978

Seller ID: S8532

ISBN: 0471275859

Thick 8vo. xvii, 668 pp. Illus., photos, index. Pictorial wrappers. FINE. ISBN: 0471275859 View more info

Katalog der Bibliothek der Deutschen Seewarte zu Hamburg.

By: Deutschen Seewarte.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Hamburg:, Hammerich & Lesser, 1890.: 1890

Seller ID: Z1184

8vo. 619 pp. Index. Quarter black cloth with tips and marbled paper boards, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities a bit worn. Very good. Includes almost 11,000 citations in author, title, place and date format. Organized alphabetically under 18 different main and many sub-headings. Very strong in meteorological works. The index is indispensible. An important scientific library of 10, 660 works, mainly on meteorology, hydrography, physics, electricity, and magnetism. The library was founded in 1875 and incorporates the large and fine collection of Heinrich W. Dove (1803-79), one of the greatest... View more info