MEMOIRS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Volume II 1883


4 separate reports by Famous Americans: 1. Report of the Eclipse Expedition to Caroline Island, May 1883 by Prof. C. A. Young, pp.10-146, 22 Figures ( illustrations, charts/graphs, maps). 2. Wave-lengths in the Invisible Prismatic Spectrum, by Prof.S.P. Langley, pp. 147-162, 5 Tables, 4 Figures, 4 Plates (fold-out graphs) 3. Subsidence of Particles in Liquids, by Prof. W. H. Brewer, pp.163-175 and 4. Formation of Deaf Variety of Human Race, by Alexander Graham Bell pp.177-224, 30 Tables, 12 Figures (some foldout graphs), Also Appendix pp.225-262 with Tables A-Y. 3/4 brown leather with marbled boards, marbled edges, and marbled endpapers. Darker brown leather on spine than corners. Spine has raised bands with gilt lettering. previous owner's name in gilt at spine base: Geo. L. Shoup. Rubbing to spine gutters, with rubbed out piece 1/2" on back gutter. Rubbing on top and base of leathered section and some to corners. All minor.Still in Very Good condition, especially considering its age. Handsome book. Inside is clean, and tight. Very Good + condition..

Title: MEMOIRS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Volume II 1883

Author Name: Bell, Alexander Graham, Prof. W. H. Brewer, Prof.S.P. Langley and Prof. C. A. Young

Illustrator: Figures, Tables, Plates

Categories: Famous Americans, Medicine, Meteorology, Expedition, Astronomy, Chemistry, Academy of Sciences,

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1884

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Science

Size: Size: Approx. 9" x 11 1/2"

Seller ID: 001178

Keywords: Eclipse Expedition to Caroline Island, 1883 Eclipse, Alexander Graham Bell, Prof. W. H. Brewer, Prof.S.P. Langley,Prof. C. A. Young, Deaf, Meteorology, Science, Academy of Sciences, Astronomy, Solar Eclipse, Wave-Lengths, Prisms, Prismatic Spectrum, Deaf-Mute