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Northampton: Published by Simeon Butler. J. Metcalf, Printer, 1816. Read More about A System of Universal Geography, for Common Schools
[Reading]: The Alden Press for the Library of the University of Reding, 1969. First edition. With an ALS to Montagu from Eales and an off-print laid in. Read More about The Cole Library of early Medicine and Zoology. Catalogue of books and pamphlets. Part I. 1472-1800
Albany: Websters and Skinner, 1826. 'second edition, considerably altered" Nice copy of this chemistry text by this important American educational innovator, the moving force behind the foundation of the Rensslaer School in Troy, and a passionate advocate of applied science. Read More about Chemical Instructor: Presenting a Familiar Method of Teaching the Chemical Principles and...
vp: vd. Edison, Thomas, Charles, Mina, etc. An finely bound collection of books from the libraries of Thomas A. Edison and his son Charles Edison, including two volumes with pencil annotations by Thomas Edison, a many author-inscribed volumes to one of the two men or to their wives, and many..... Read More about Collection of 49 volumes all belonging to various members of the Edison family
Giessen: Verlag von Emil Roth, 1904. INSCRIBED TO THOMAS ALVA EDISON BY GEORGE MERCK & HIS COUSINS. Notable biography of German pioneer of organic chemistry, Justus von Liebig (1803-1873), published following centennial celebrations in Darmstadt and Giessen. An important part of the nineteenth-century growth of the German chemical industry, upon..... Read More about Justus von Liebig. Sein Leben und Wirken. Auf Grund der besten und zuverlässigsten Quellen...
New York: 1904. First edition, with tipped in errata. Read More about "Edisonia" A Brief History of the early Edison Lighting System. Compiled and Published...
New York: Waller Scott Shinn, photographer, n.d. [c. 1920]. Inscribed by his Daughter. Inscribed beneath the photo:"In memory 1847-1937""To Mr. Ludwig F. Ott / from / Mina M. Edison Hughes [Edison's daughter]Ludwig Ott was a lifelong employee of Thomas Edison. Read More about Photogravure Portrait of Thomas Edison
Llwellyn Park: Sept. 30, 1928. Thomas Edison's second wife to a long lost friend. Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed To Belle
New York: Published by the Author, 1921. First edition. INSCRIBED TO THOMAS ALVA EDISON. Vividly recollected account of the author’s youthful employment in the Canadian West, including accounts of the arrival of Sioux warriors, and of relations between Indians and settlers.Inscribed by the author on the recto of the frontispiece..... Read More about Sergeant 331. Personal Recollections of a Member of the Canadian Northwest Mounted Police from...
[Newark, NJ: Press of Ward & Tichenor], 1879-1880. Thomas Edison and Other Distinguished Jerseymen. A rare periodical featuring photographic portraits of Thomas Edison, General Philip Kearny and other distinguished Newark men by photographer Emil Spahn. More than half of the numbers are present here in German-language editions, and no. 7..... Read More about Newark Parlor Album of Distinguished Jerseymen, Art and Architecture
[Newark, NJ: Press of Ward & Tichenor], 1879-1880. A rare periodical featuring photographic portraits of Thomas Edison, General Philip Kearny and other distinguished Newark men by photographer Emil Spahn. OCLC locates only two copies, both at Rutgers University. Read More about Newark Parlor Album of Distinguished Jerseymen, Art and Architecture
September 11, 1894. Edison and the Birth of Film. A letter dating from the birth year of motion picture exhibition, from the inventor of the medium, Edison, to one of the first motion picture distributors and producers, Norman C. Raff, mentioning a third important figure in the history of film..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("Edison"), to Norman C. Raff, relating to the early efforts in...
26 February 1980. Manfred Eigen (1927-2019) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1967 for “studies of extremely fast chemical reactions, effected by disturbing the equilibrium by means of very short pulses of energy” (shared with Ronald Norrish and George Porter).The present draft manuscript discusses biochemical, physical, and philosophical..... Read More about Leben. Autograph Manuscript, signed (“Manfred Eigen”) at head of first page
New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1920. First edition. Read More about From Newton to Einstein. Changing Conceptions of the Universe
Boston: Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press, . First edition. Read More about Einstein's Relativity. A Criticism
Berlin: Im Verlag Ullstein, . First edition. Number 85 in the Wege Zum Wissen series. The author was a Professor at the University of Berlin. Read More about Von Kopernikus bis Einstein. Der Wandel unseres Weltbildes
Paris: Institut International de Cooperation Intellectuelle. Societe des Nations, 1933. One of 3000 copies on Chataignier paper. Published simultaneously in French, English, and German. Read More about Pourquoi la guerre? [Translated by Blaise Briod
New York: Philosophical Library, . First Edition. Read More about Out of My Later Years
Np, 18 January [circa 1942]. ALL WOMEN . . . IN THIS REGION . . . WANT . . . TO GET CLOSE TO THE FRONT. A charming letter at a vital time in Eisenhower's career: in the midst of planning the attack that would lead to the defeat of..... Read More about 3 page letter to Mamie
[St. Louis]: np, . Decomposing liquids with Electricity. Casselberry's discovery was a less expensive method of decomposing liquids. He used electricity and during his experiments found that two decomposing cells attached to a galvanic battery or magneto-electric machine will generate twice the gas as a single cell. Prior to Casselberry's..... Read More about A Discovery in the Science of Electricity
London: 1750-1757. Franklin on Electrity. Three articles by Franklin relating to his experiments in electricity published in the Gentleman's Magazine. Read More about "A curious remark on Electricity; from a gentleman in America..." [WITH] "A new...
Verona: Giannalberto Tumermani, 1747. First edition. Maffei On the Formation of Lightning, 1747. Collection of fifteen letters on the origins of lightning by the enlightened polymath Maffei (1675-1755), "said by Grimelli (Storia) to contain all the anterior letters on Lightning published by him, i.e. all before 1746, the date of..... Read More about Della Formazione de' Fulmini Trattato del sig. marchese Scipione Maffei, Raccolto da varie sue...