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1.

American Paper Mills, 1690-1832: A Directory of the Paper Trade with Notes on Products, Watermarks, Distribution Methods, and Manufacturing Techniques

Hanover, New Hampshire and Worcester, Massachusetts: Dartmouth College Press in association with the American Antiquarian Society 2013. First Edition. lxxxvi, [2], 340 pages. 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches). Publisher's brown cloth with blue and gold titles on the spine and title insets on the front board. A crisp... more>
 
Item #25864
Price: $90.00  
2.

Anthropological Papers Numbers 68-74. BAE Bulletin 191.

Washington: Government Printing Office 1964. With numerous black and white photos, illustrations in the text, and maps. 8vo, original green wrappers. iii, 425 pp. Small notation on the upper cover, otherwise a fine copy. Near Fine. Wraps.

Papers include "The Prehistory of Panama Viejo" by Leo P. Biese; "The... more>
Anthropological Papers Numbers 68-74. BAE Bulletin 191. Davis Bies, Hendry, Stirling, Hoffman.
 
Item #25705
Price: $15.00  
3.

HUD-SPACE-SCIENCE-VETERANS APPROPRIATIONS FOR 1974. Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations House of Representatives Ninety-Third Congress First Session Part 4 Federal Home Loan Bank Board ; Securities and Exchange Commission ; Testimony of Members of Congress and Interested Individuals and Organizations

Washington DC: Government Printing Office 1973. 664, IV pages. 8vo. Beige printed wrappers. Creasing, stamps, and several pages with underlining. Good. Wraps. more>
 
Item #25971
Price: $40.00  
4.

The Delaware Water Gap : Its Scenery, Its Legends, and Its Early History

Philadelphia: Sherman & Co. Printers 1867. First Edition. xii, [9]-220 pages. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles and decorations in blind to the covers. Contains nine albumen photographs, each tissue guarded, and mounted on stiff cardstock. Photographs are presented in the style of half of a stereoview, each with red... more>
The Delaware Water Gap : Its Scenery, Its Legends, and Its Early History. L. W. Brodhead, Luke Willis.
 
Item #25632
Price: $400.00  
5.

In den Goldfeldern Kaliforniens

Reutlingen: Ensslin & Laiblin. 64 pages. 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. Decorated wrappers. Minor loss and some creasing to spine panel. Corners with minor wear and several creases. Paper lightly browned throughout. Foxing to rear cover which includes a list of other titles. Very Good. Wraps.

Cover title... more>
In den Goldfeldern Kaliforniens. H. Brunner.
 
Item #25673
Price: $150.00  
6.

Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of the Photographic Apparatus manufactured by Rochester Optical Company ... Specialty : View Cameras for Amateurs and Professionals

Rochester, NY: Rochester Optical Co. 1895. First Edition. 68 pages. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. Stain to front cover lower left, mild soiling overall. Rear cover has some light red coloring apparently transferred from another printed object. Bright and clean internally. Good. Wraps.

A nicely illustrated catalogue of the wares... more>
Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of the Photographic Apparatus manufactured by Rochester Optical Company ... Specialty : View Cameras for Amateurs and Professionals. W. F. Carlton, Rochester Optical Company.
 
Item #25650
Price: $145.00  
7.

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana and Duplicates from the Burndy Library Wednesday 14 June 2006 Sale 1677

New York: Christie's [ Christies ] 2006. First Edition. 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. 410 pages, with 617 lots. Major auction catalog. Near Fine. Wraps.

Includes 142 lots that are duplicates from the History of Science collection at the Dibner Instituate. more>
 
Item #25938
Price: $29.00  
8.

The CONVERSION RESEARCH AND EDUCATION ACT OF 1971 H. R. 34 : Hearings before the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Development of the Committee on Science and Astronautics US House of Representatives Ninety-Second Congress First Session, June 22, 23, 24 ; July 13, 14, 15 ; August 5 and 6, 1971 [ No. 11 ]

Washington DC: Government Printing Office 1973. 732 pages. Printed beige wrappers. Penned name, several stamps, a few paperclipped pages, etc. The copy of Arthur Obermayer, whose testimony as founder of Moleculon Research is contained within the report. Good. Wraps.

The CONVERSION RESEARCH AND EDUCATION ACT OF 1971 H. R.... more>
 
Item #25972
Price: $50.00  
9.

Edisonia A Brief History of the early Edison Lighting System

New York: ( Association of Edison Illuminating Companies ) 1904. First Edition. 213 pages. 8 vo. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titling in gold border on front board, and nice original paper label on spine. Bit of wear on the covers. Includes the errata sheet with significant corrections on 6... more>
Edisonia A Brief History of the early Edison Lighting System. Committee on St. Louis Exposition of the Association of Edison Illuminating Companies.
 
Item #25685
Price: $225.00  
10.

Is [alpha]-Keratin a Coiled Coil?

London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd. 1952. First Edition. lxiv, 1132 pages. 8vo. Bound volume contains the issues for July-December 1952, Volume 170 of Nature, bound cleanly in red cloth. Ex-library (Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, properly withdrawn). Trimmed tightly when bound, but not affecting text. Occasional library stamps, library bookplate on... more>
 
Item #25783
Price: $250.00  
11.

Familiar Chats with Queens of the Stage

New York: G. W. Dillingham, Publisher 1890. First Edition. viii, [9]-399 pages. 4to. 8 x 9 1/4 inches. Three quarter leather over marbled boards. Page edges and endpapers also marbled. Leather binding rubbed at the extremities, and drying. Front joint started lower few inches. Still a readable copy as long... more>
 
Item #25594
Price: $150.00  
12.

Die industrielle Anwendung radioaktiver Isotopen. Mit einer Einführung in die Atomphysik von Prof. Dr. Hans Thirring.

Wien: Franz Deuticke 1953. First Edition. 224 pages. Small 8vo. Cloth spine over printed paper boards. The copy of W. E. Barbour (of Tracerlab). Text in German. With errata slip laid in. Very Good. Boards.

Loosely translated title: "The industrial application of radioactive isotopes. With an introduction to the... more>
 
Item #25940
Price: $50.00  
13.

Sermon, Speeches and Letters on Slavery and Its War, From the Passage of the Fugitive Slave Bill to the Election of President Grant

Boston [ Massachusetts ]: Lee and Shepard 1869. Later printing. xxiv, 656 pages. 8vo. Publisher's pebbled green cloth with gilt spine. With photographic frontispiece (3/4 height pasted down photograph of Haven standing next to a chair). Front hinge cracked with webbing and cords showing. Otherwise a bright copy. Very Good... more>
Sermon, Speeches and Letters on Slavery and Its War, From the Passage of the Fugitive Slave Bill to the Election of President Grant. Gilbert Haven.
 
Item #25696
Price: $95.00  
14.

[ I.C.S. Reference Library #163 ] Principles of Telephony, Properties of Telephone Circuits, Telephone Receivers, Telephone Transmitters, Telephone Apparatus, Magneto-Generators and Bells, Circuits of Telephone Instruments, Telephone Instruments, Installation of Telephones, Line Disturbances and Transpositions, Long-distance Telephony, Magneto-switchboards, Large Magneto-switchboards, Telephone-switchboard Apparatus

Scranton, [PA]: International Textbook Company 1907. first collected edition. Various paginations. 3/4 leather over cloth covered boards. Gilt lettering on spine still bright and clean. One chip to the leather at the head of the spine panel, and some minor wear to the extremities (much better than usually found). Hinges... more>
 
Item #25941
Price: $50.00  
15.

A Textbook on Electric Lighting and Railways Volume 1: Arithmetic, Mensuration and Use of Letters in Formulas, Principles of Mechanics, Machine Elements, Elements of Electricity and Magnetism, Dynamos and Motors, Operation of Dynamos and Motors

Scranton, [PA]: International Textbook Company 1901. First Edition. Various paginations. 3/4 leather over cloth covered boards. Gilt lettering on spine still bright and clean. One chip to the leather at the head of the spine panel, and some minor wear to the extremities (but better than usually found). Hinges, joints... more>
 
Item #25942
Price: $35.00  
16.

Review of Electronic Digital Computers Joint AIEE-IRE Computer Conference - Papers and Discussions presented at the Joint AIEE-IRE Computer Conference Philadelphia PA December 10-12 1951

New York: American Institute of Electrical Engineers 1952. First Edition. 114 pages. 8 1/4 x 11 inches. Publisher's tan printed wrappers. Text illustrations. Previous owner's name (Joseph D. Chapline, Jr.) inked on front wrapper. Minor discoloration to front wrapper in a few places. Several pages in the rear lightly creased... more>
Review of Electronic Digital Computers Joint AIEE-IRE Computer Conference - Papers and Discussions presented at the Joint AIEE-IRE Computer Conference Philadelphia PA December 10-12 1951. J. C. McPherson, Chairman.
 
Item #25740
Price: $750.00  
17.

Review of Electronic Digital Computers Joint AIEE-IRE Computer Conference - Papers and Discussions presented at the Joint AIEE-IRE Computer Conference Philadelphia PA December 10-12 1951

New York: American Institute of Electrical Engineers 1952. First Edition. 114 pages. 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches. Soundly rebound in library boards with cloth spine and publisher's tan printed wrappers laid down. Text block trimmed when rebound, resulting in last digit of price being trimmed on cover wrapper (but... more>
Review of Electronic Digital Computers Joint AIEE-IRE Computer Conference - Papers and Discussions presented at the Joint AIEE-IRE Computer Conference Philadelphia PA December 10-12 1951. J. C. McPherson, Chairman.
 
Item #25762
Price: $175.00  
18.

Rittenhouse Vol. 9 No. 4 (Issue 36): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1995

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1995. First Edition. Pgs 97-128. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Fine. Staplebound wraps.

Scholarly Journal on Scientific Instruments. (Aug 1995). Contents: The Mariners' Museum Collection of Navigating Instruments: Needs and Opportunities by WILLEM F.J. MÖRZER... more>
Rittenhouse Vol. 9 No. 4 (Issue 36): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1995. Willem F. J. Mörzer Bruyns, Deborah Jean Warner, contributors.
 
Item #25549
Price: $25.00  
19.

Summering in Colorado

Denver: Richards & Co. 1874. First Edition. [2-first blank],[8],[9]-158, [4-ads] pages. Plus ten albumen photographs inserted on card stock, each with letterpress border and photographer credit "J. Collier, Photo." 8vo. Rust cloth with gilt title on front panel (spine blank). Light blue endpapers. Wear at extremities, still a sound copy... more>
Summering in Colorado. no author.
 
Item #25682
Price: $550.00  
20.

Nuclear Disintegrations Produced by Slow Charged Particles of Slow Mass WITH Processes Involving Charged Mesons

London and New York: Macmillan and Co., Ltd. and The MacMillan Company 1947. First Edition. 890 pages plus indexes and front matter of individual issues, and volume index (xlvi pp) in rear. 8vo. 7 1/2 x 10 inches. Blue buckram binding. Offered is the entire Volume 159 of Nature, A.... more>
 
Item #25786
Price: $750.00  
21.

A Short History of Early American Microscopes

London, England and Chicago, Illinois: Microscope Publications, Ltd. 1975. First Edition. xi, 147 pages. 8vo. Original yellow paper boards. No dust jacket as issued. INSCRIBED by Padgett on the front pastedown endpaper "To Madge and Rob with my very best wishes and sincere thanks, Donald L. Padgitt 3/19/76" A bright... more>
 
Item #25839
Price: $175.00  
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Observations on the Present State, of the late Dr. Ward's Medicines. To which is added, an Account (from Experience) of their real Virtues and Efficacy

[ London ]: np [ 1770-1775 ]. First Edition. [1]-4 pp. 8vo. Extracted from a bound volume, with offsetting on the last page indicating it was bound opposite the September 1770 issue title page of Gentleman's Magazine. Small marginal hole not affecting text. Very Good. Disbound.

Caption title from... more>
 
Item #25679
Price: $375.00  
23.

Examinations of Drugs, Medicines, Chemical, &c., as to their Purity and Adulterations.

Cambridge: John Bartlett 1852. First Edition. xii, 264 pages. 8vo. Publishers cloth gilt. Minor chipping to the spine panel top and bottom, minor wear to the extremities otherwise. Binding sound. Previous owner bookplate on front flyleaf. Light browning throughout, occasional foxing. Very Good. Cloth.

Peirce is noted as the... more>
 
Item #25601
Price: $150.00  
24.

Voyage à l'Île de Ceylan, fait dans les années 1797 à 1800 ; Contenant l'Histoire, la Géographie et la Description des moeurs des habitans, ainsi que celle des productions naturelles du pays, par Robert Percival, Suivi de la relation d'une Ambassade envoyée, en 1800, au roi de Candy ; orné de plusieurs Planches, et d'une Carte de l'île de Ceylan, dressée par M. Arrowsmith, d'après l'original appartenant à la Compagnie de Indes Orientales. Traduit de l'anglais par P.F. Henry. (2 volumes)

Paris: Dentu 1803. First French Edition. [2], 6, 316 pages + 2 maps + [4], 304 + 2 folding maps. Two volumes bound in one. 3/4 vellum over paper boards (paper spine labels, now illegible). Stamped exlibrary copy with several institutional stamps on title page and early Library of Congress... more>
Voyage à l'Île de Ceylan, fait dans les années 1797 à 1800 ; Contenant l'Histoire, la Géographie et la Description des moeurs des habitans, ainsi que celle des productions naturelles du pays, par Robert Percival, Suivi de la relation d'une Ambassade envoyée, en 1800, au roi de Candy ; orné de plusieurs Planches, et d'une Carte de l'île de Ceylan, dressée par M. Arrowsmith, d'après l'original appartenant à la Compagnie de Indes Orientales. Traduit de l'anglais par P.F. Henry. (2 volumes). Robert Percival, P. F. Henry.
 
Item #25687
Price: $450.00  
25.

Mornings in Florence being Simple Studies of Christian Art for English Travellers

New York: [ np ] [ nd ]. Later printing. 125 pages. 3/4 vellum over papered boards. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with 24 albumen photographs on card stock inserted periodically throughout the book. With binder's ticket of Alfonso Dori Book-Binder "Bindings in Florentine Vellum" with an address in Florence, on the rear... more>
Mornings in Florence being Simple Studies of Christian Art for English Travellers. Photographically Illustrated Books, John Ruskin, L. L. D.
 
Item #25695
Price: $95.00  


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