Petroleum Centre: ca. 1860s. Oil Creek. Vintage albumen print of Petroleum Centre, Pennsylvania, with Oil Creek in the... Read More about “Petroleum Centre&rdquo
London: Yates and Alexander, Printers, 1867. First Edition. Inscribed by the Author to Horace Greeley. Inscribed on the title-page "Horace Greeley Esq. / New York / With the Author's compliments". The author demonstrates the principle by which a perpetual motion machine might be constructed. An early work on the subject..... Read More about Perpetual Motion
Katonah, New York: Martha's Glen Publishing, 1977. Deluxe edition, no. 76 of 128 copies, signed on the half title by the author and with a signed remarque by the artist Robert Seaman. Deluxe Issue, Inscribed. A classic work, with careful and explicit illustrations: a unique celebration of a sporting implement..... Read More about A Master's Guide To Building A Bamboo Fly Rod
n.p: December 10, 1930. ‘I’m Just About Dripping Everyday…’. A fun, candid, and all-together whimsical letter from one of “the fathers of industrial research,”reading in part: “Writing, and even talking, is terrible stuff. Our words are never perfect fits for our ideas. I can’t think of the word “success” attached..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "Willis R. Whitney" to "My dear friend Halpern"...
London: [May, 1942]. Reprint. Read More about The Physical Basis of Geography
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1835. America n Edition. Read More about The Elements of Analytical Geometry; compressing the Doctrine of the Conic Sections...Revised and...
Glogau: Druck u. Verlag von Carl Flemming, 1876. Cartouche on map reads "Post & Reise Karte von Deutschland aud den Nachbar Staaten bis Kopenhage, Dover, Paris, Lyon, Turin, Ferrara, Ofen, Debrecin, lublin, Grodno, Tauroggen" Read More about Post-, Reise- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland, der Schweiz, den Niederlanded und Belgein...
N. P: n.d. . Scottish astronomer. Especially noted for his use of photography in astronomy. He was the Astronomer Royal at Cape of Good Hope for many years. From the autograph collection of Harry P. Kuhn Jr. Read More about Card signed "David Gill"
N. P: n.d. Scottish astronomer. Especially noted for his use of photography in astronomy. He was the Astronomer Royal at Cape of Good Hope for many years. From the autograph collection of Harry P. Kuhn Jr. Read More about Card signed "David Gill"
Basil: Johannes Faber Emmeus Juliacensis, 1528. Second edition. Second edition of this treatise on mathematical geography, including chapters on the construction of globes. Leaf 35 contains a passage mentioning America: "Porrù ad occidentem terra est, quam America vocant ... " ("Further to the west is a land they call America..... Read More about De Geographia Liber Unus
Stuttgart und Tübingen: J.G. Cotta'scher Verlag, 1854. A Distinguished American Provenance, Benjamin Pierce. Inscribed on the flyleaf, “Charles Henry Davis with the love of his Friend and Brother Benjamin Pierce Junction Grove 19 Nov '58.”Benjamin Pierce was an American mathematician who taught at Harvard University for approximately 50 years. He..... Read More about Goethe's Sammtliche Werke
Cape Town: C. Struik (Pty) Ltd, 1973. First edition of photographer's first book. Goldblatt achieves a masterful balance between pretty abstraction and biting social commentary in his first monograph, a three-part study of the gold mines of his native South Africa. With a 7 pp. essay by compatriot Nadine Gordimer..... Read More about On the Mines
London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, . Read More about A Grammar of General Geography for the use of Schools and Young Persons..,.with Maps &...
[New York: n.d., ca. 1939]. A full color illustrated history of Grand Central Station and the surrounding area. Read More about The Gateway to a Continent [cover title
Grenoble: Prudhomme, 1846. First edition. First book on French mollusks, particulalrily those of the Dept. of L'Isère. Read More about Description des mollusques fluviatiles et terrestres de la France et plus particulièrement du...
Langensalza: Schulbuchhandlung des Thuringer Lehrerververeine, 1853, 1855. A study of the Earth, interior and exterior, its peoples, animals, the Moon and Planets. Read More about Die Erde, ihr kleid, ihre Kinde und ihr Inneres durch karten und Zeichnungen [bound with] Die...
New York: Pergamon Press, . First edition in English. Read More about Cybernetics Without Mathematics. Translated from the Polish
[Chicago: Poole Bros, 1932]. Read More about A Handbook of Vacation Trips in Alaska and the Yukon on the White Pass and Yukon Route
London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1902. Second edition, New Impression. Badminton Library. Read More about Motors and Motor-Driving
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1914. First edition. Read More about The Motor Routes of Germany
Leipzig: Von S. Hirzel, 1935. First edition. This pamphlet contains two lectures, the first as per the title, the second Zur Geschichte des physikalischen Naturerlaerung.Heisenger received the 1932 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of quantum mechanics seven years earlier. This proved vital in the understanding of the allotropic..... Read More about Wandlungen in den Grundlagen der Naturwissenschaft
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, Mathematics Dept, Feb 8 1930. Professor of Mathematics at Univ. of North Carolina. Read More about ALS. To Seymour Halpern. Answering question about his success
Boston: William Andrews, 1, Cornhill, 1810. Second American edition from the Fifth English Edition, illustrated with plates. Read More about An Epitome of Experimental Chemistry in Three Parts. Part I: Intended to Facilitate the...
Collingwood [House, Hawkhurst]: April 12, 1867. Reading in part: "This will be handed to you by my son Lieut. John Herschel R[oyal] B[engal] E[ngineers] ... who is very desirous of an introduction to you...." Herschel also regrets that he will not be able to attend a soiree, for "my state..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("JFW Herschel"), to General P–, introducing his son
London: R. and W. Mount, and T. Page, 1725. The third edition, carefully corrected by the author Sam. Heynes. Read More about A Treatise of Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical, Theoretical and Practical.. BOUND WITH: A Table...
New York: J.S. Coffin, nd. Reprint. Inscribed. Read More about Jim Skeever's Object Lessons on Railroading for Railroaders