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Dublin: printed for Messrs. P. Wogan, P. Byrne, and J. Moore, 1797. First Irish Editionwith half title. Read More about Essays Relating to Agriculture and Rural Affairs
New York: Crown Publishers, . Doahanos, Steven. First edition. Read More about Natures Ways. How Nature takes care of its own
[Pittsburgh]: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1962-1984. Read More about Ethnology. An International Journal of Cultural and Social Anthropology. Vols. 1, 5, 9-22
Paris: Éditions R.I.S.S. 8, Avenue Portalis, 1931. First edition, with errata pasted to front pastedwown. CLASSIC ANTI-SEMTIC WORK. The first edition of this notorious work of anti-Semitism. Based largely on the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, Waters Flowing Eastward warns of a comming Jewish new world order. Read More about Waters Flowing Eastward
Paris: Éditions R.I.S.S. 8, Avenue Portalis, 1933. Second edition, revised and enlarged. The second edition of this notorious work of anti-Semitism, first published in 1931 and based largely on the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. Read More about Waters Flowing Eastward
Washington, D.C: 1856. First edition. Read More about Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean …...
Bruxelles: F. Parent, 1859. Read More about Hand-colored Lithograph: "Duchesse d'Olenbourg" from ANNALES DE POMOLOGIE, with French...
Paris: Nicolas Langlois, 1688. First edition. Surveyer's Handbook. Bullet (1639-1716), "Architecte du Roy," was the author of the often reprinted L'ARCHITECTURE PRATIQUE (1691), which became a standard (v. Fowler, pp. 69-70) for the next 100 years. Bullet's Traité is similarly written in a spirit of pure practicality, treating that branch..... Read More about Traité du Nivellement, contenant la Théorie et la Pratique de cet Art. Avec la Description d'un...
Garden City, New York: Published by Doubleday, Doran & Compan, Inc, 1928-1950. Continuing the Garden & Home Builder. Read More about The American Home. Ellen D. Wangner, Editor
Grypeswaldiae: Ant. Ferdin. Roese, 1792. Second edition (first ed., 1738). Peter Artedi or Petrus Arctaedius (February 22, 1705 - September 27, 1735) was a Swedish naturalist and is known as the "father of Ichthyology." Artedi was born in the province of Ångermanland. Intending to become a clergyman, he went, in..... Read More about Petri Artedi sueci Genera piscium. In quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum...
[Paris: Diderot & D'alambert, nd. c. 1751-1780]. Read More about Fleuriste Artificiel contenant huit planches, dont une double
London: John Murray, 1878. Life on Ascension Island with her husband Scottish Astronomer David Gill to measure the solar parallax-the distance between the Earth and the Sun-by observing Mars, which was then the closest to Earth than it had been for a century. Read More about Six Months in Ascension. A Unscientific Account of a Scientific Expedition
New York: Cassell Publishing Company, [n.d., 1890]. Pygmies, Gulos, Vegetable Lambs, Centaurs, Lami, and More. Read More about Curious Creatures in Zoology
London & New York: Pergamon Press, 1955. First edition. Inscribed to Dannie Heineman. Edited by Beers, the 2 volumes were published on the occasion of the retirement of F.J.M. Stratton from the chair of Astrophysics in the University of Cambridge. Each volume is inscribed to Dannie Heineman from Arthur Beer. Read More about Vistas in Astronomy. In Two Volumes. (Special Supplement No.3 & No. 4 to the Journal of...
Pasadena [CA]: August 20, 1931. Reading in part: "As to what I attribute my success to, will say it is by taking a deep interest in the subject which I have chosen to follow, putting my best effors and ability into it, and always, when possible, associating with men who..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "Ferdinand Ellerman" to "Mr. Halpern" (Seymour...
[Salem: 1863]. Old Salem Families. Albert Stowell Flint (1853-1923)the noted astronomer. Flint, born in Salem, Mass., a Harvard and M.I.T. graduate, was best known for his work on the meridian circle on the paralaxes of stars, also his contributions to the reobservation of the secondary stars in Auwer's catalogue and..... Read More about Clipped autograph signature, “Albert S. Flint”
Albany: Charles van Benthuysens Print, 1856. First Edition. NO COPY LOCATED IN NUC. In addition to the "Discourse" by Everett, this book, issued in honor of the dedication of the Dudley Observatory at Albany contains various speeches and a long poem dedicated to the American Association for the Advancement of..... Read More about The Uses of Astronomy, a Discourse [forming a part of] The Inauguration of the Dudley Observatory...
Gates Mills: William G. Berner, [co. 1944]. Crehore was the inventor of the “Polarizing Photo-chronography,” (measures short intervals of time) of the “Synchronography (with G. O. Squier) which was used for high and low speed telegraphy, of the “Micrograph” which recorded heard actions and the “Interferometer Barography” which stydies waves..... Read More about Autobiography
Chicago: The Atomic Scientists of Chicago, 1946-1973. The Journal of the Nuclear Age. " ... perhaps the single most important journal for documenting both the arms race and the growth and development of atomic energy, and changing attitudes toward them ... The early issues of this journal, before 1956 in..... Read More about Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Leipzig: Hermann Mendelssohn [Druck von Leopold Schnauss in Leipzig], 1864. “Zweite Vermehrt Auflage” (same notation on 1861 edition). Read More about Ueber die Physikalische und Philosophiche Atomenlehr
Paris: Chez Girard Audran, Graveur du Roy, rue S. Jacques, aux deux Piliers d'or, 1783. First edition. High Baroque Ideal Human Proportions. A detailed and elaborate study of the ideal human proportions as derived from the measurement of ancient sculpture, by one of the greatest engravers and etchers of his..... Read More about Les Proportions du Corps Humain, Mesurées sur les plus belles Figures de l'Antiquité
New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1917. First edition. Read More about Audubon the Naturalist. A History of His Life and Times
New York: Theo. Audel & Company, 1902. First Edition. Read More about Self-Propelled Vehicles. A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and...
New York: The Class Journal Company, 1906. First edition. The author was formerly the President of the Manhattan Automobile School. This was the first edition of a standard work reprinted and revised many times. Read More about Automobile Catechism. For the Use of Owners and Drivers of Cars Fitted with Internal Combustion...
Waltham, MA: Metz Company, 1916. First edition. 1916 Metz Car Advertising Broadside. In 1893 C.H. Metz began working for Waltham Company, early auto manufacturers; in 1909 he bought the company and instituted a plan whereby the public could buy 14 separate packages and build their own car. This approach was..... Read More about Metz 1916 Touring Car and Roadster Models: printed advertising broadside