New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1939. Inscribed by Albert Einstein for Lewis L. Strauss. Inscribed in ink on... Read More
Philadelphia: Printed for the Author, 1814. His intention in this pamphlet is to show that the seat of earthly magnetic power comes from the center of the earth. The author was from Washington, Georgia.
New York: Abercrombie & Fitch 53-55-57 W. 36th Street, 1913. Everything for the Sporting Set: the Printer’s Copy. Copy of printer E.E. Vreeland, whose firm Vreeland Adverising Press printed this sumptuous Sales Catalogue.In 1913, after moving into Reade Street, which was not a convenient shopping location for women, the store.....
[New York: Abercrombie and Fitch, 1910]. The ultimate one-stop camping and expedition outfitters. With notes by Ezra Fitch on “Secrets of the Wilderness” and “Camping Out”, including five varieties (Canoe, Pack-Horse, Tramping, Forest Cruising, and Automobile Camping). The catalogue is abundantly illustrated throughout.
Paris: vd. Together 44 volumes, 4to. Woodcut vignettes, engraved frontispieces in some volumes, numerous engraved plates, some folding. (Vol. I of Table lacking title-page.) The Académie des Sciences was founded in Paris in 1666 by Colbert as an informal gathering of scholars, who met twice-weekly in the King's library. In...
Haddam Neck, CT: 1825-1856. A Connecticut Shoemaker's Account Book 1825-1856. A wonderful look at a craftsman's life in early 19th century Connecticut. Most of Clark's trade came from mending shoes, for which he averaged 40 cents a pair, his steadiest customers being members of the Brainerd family, an old and...
Londres: Lo Publica R. Ackermann en su Repositorio de Artes Numero 101, Strand. Impreso por J. Moyes, Grenville Street, Londres, 1825 & 1826. These two volumes are all that were done by Ackermann. Volume II has issues 9 & 10 of Tomo II in some copies but not hereat Vol...
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1830. "Neue, unveränderte Ausgabe". Third (revised) edition (first published 1802 and 1817). The Father of Acoustics. Ernst Florens Friedrich Chladni (1756-1827) was a German physicist, amateur musician and instrument maker. Fascinated by the phenomenon of sound, Chladni estimated the speed of sound and is now famous.....
London: Printed by J. Dillon and Co, for, and Sold by, W. and S. Jones, Opticians, 1799. The Fifth edition, with corrections and additions by William Jones, Mathematical Instrument Maker. George Adams, an English optician and writer of the late eighteenth century, published a wide variety of scientific works, including...
Philadelphia: Published by William W. Woodward, 1808. Fifth Edition, with the author’s last improvements.
London: The Mining Magazine, 1912. One of 3000 copies. Inscribed by Hoover to Adolph Lewisohn. The Herbert Hoover translation of the classic work on mining and metalurgy. This copy inscribed by Hoover to mining magnate Adolph Lewisohn, “To Adolph Lewishon [sic] Esq, With compliments of HC Hoover.” Lewisohn (1849-1938) was...
Osborne: 11August 1855. As Secretary for Prince Albert. Phipps, as private secretary to Prince Albert, responds to the invitation of Gourlie and Anderson to attend the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science as the Prince and the Queen will have just “arrived in the Highlands for...
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd, 1926. First edition.
Minneapolis, Minn: University of Minnesota, . First edition. With review by Ashley Montagu. With 2 page holograph review by Ashley Montagu laid in.
New York: The American Automobile Association, November 1, 1907. First edition. First Publication of the AAA. This is the first publication and first year book of AAA.
[Pittsburgh]: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1962-1984.
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.
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.
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...
London: 9, Lyncroft Gardens, 1895-1899.
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.
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...
[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.....
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...
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.....
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1894. The first American edition was published in 1881, the first edition having been published in 1879. The French chemist is best known for his successes in his field of chemical research and his works in this field but he was a strong supporter...