À Paris: Chez l’auteur. Et se vend À Amsterdam, chez Pierre Mortier, 1699. Sixth edition (first published 1683)... Read More about L’art de jetter les bombes
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..... Read More about Manuscript Account Book of Edward R. Clark, Shoemaker
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..... Read More about Museo universal de Ciencias y Artes. Año Primeo. Cuatro Trimestres de Julio y Octubre de 824,...
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..... Read More about Die Akustik
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..... Read More about An Essay on Electricity, explaining the Principles of that Useful Science; and describing the...
London: J Dillon and Co, 1799. Fifth edition, with corrections and additions by William Jones. George Adams, an English optician and writer of the late eighteenth century, published a wide variety of scientific works, including essays on microscopy, electricity, astronomy, geography, and natural and experimental philosophy. Adams, who was mathematical..... Read More about An Essay on Electricity, explaining the Principles of that Useful Science; and describing the...
Philadelphia: Published by William W. Woodward, 1808. Fifth Edition, with the author’s last improvements. Read More about An Essay on the Use of the Celestial and Terrestrial Globes; Exemplified ina Greater Variety of...
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..... Read More about ALS to William Gourlie and Thomas Anderson
[published New York: Limited Editions Club, printed by Edmund Thompson at Hawthorn House in Windham, Conn, 1935]. The complete set of Angelo's fine, oval miniature drawings for the LEC edition Hawthorne's classic, comprising his original illustrations for the cover, the title page, and the 21 chapter headpieces. Quite as remarkable..... Read More about 23 original drawings, mostly signed ("Valenti Angelo"), for Nathaniel Hawthorne's THE...
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...
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
London: 9, Lyncroft Gardens, 1895-1899. Read More about Modern Astrology with which is incorporated "The Astrologer's Magazine" (Volume VI.)...
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
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..... Read More about The Atomic Theory. Tranlated by E. Cleminshaw
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
[Detroit]: Ford Motor Company, 1916. Rare Parts Catalogue for the Famous Model T. Read More about Price List of Parts. Ford Model T 1909-1916
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...
[Princeton, NJ: Princeton Publishing Inc, 1977]. First edition. An Automoblie Quarterly Library Series Book. Read More about Porsche: Excellence Was Expected. The Complete History of the Sports and Racing Cars
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