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LIST OF PUBLICATIONS ON ILLINOIS GEOLOGY, MINERAL RESOURCES, AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES, LIST OF PUBLISHED MAPS, AND INDEX TO LIST OF PUBLICATIONS BY SUBJECT, BY COUNTY, AND BY AUTHOR

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Urbana, The State of Illinois: 1954

Seller ID: 005539


Compiled by Illinois State Geological Survey, Natural Resources Building, Urbana, Illinois. 165 pp. Ex. museum with stamp on front cover. Covers in Fair condition with dirt smudges, edging, and bent lower corner. Interior is tight and clean. Document in Good condition. View more info

FIELD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, Annual Report of Director to the Board of Trustees: Years 1906-1931., And 1966 Annual Report

By: N/A

Price: $415.00

Publisher: Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History: 1907

Seller ID: 003028


26 Reports covering years: 1906-1910,1912-1924,1926-1932, and 1966. Commences with report of the death of Marshall Field, founder of the Museum. Frontis. portrait of Field (Plate). Plate II: Mourning Design in Museum Rotunda Exposed for Thirty Days Following Mr. Field's Death. Each year's report gives Accessions in Departments of Anthropology, Botany, Geology, Zoology. Numerous Plates in each Report. Stiff cover wraps-mildly soiled. Some with chips along edges or spine.... View more info

PUBLICATIONS ON THE GEOLOGY, MINERAL RESOURCES, AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES OF ILLINOIS

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Urbana, State of Illinois: 1936

Seller ID: 005534


With Appended Index. 95 pp. Covers have dirt smudges, ripped top corner, and wear to spine. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet is in VG condition. View more info

ON THE SOLUTIONS OF THE DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS OF MOTION OF A DOUBLE PENDULUM

By: Cederberg, William E. Ph.D.

Price: $41.50

Publisher: Rock Island, Illinois, Augustana Book Concern: 1923

Seller ID: 004865


Augustana Library Publications. Number 9. "In this discussion we are dealing with a double pendulum which is swinging freely in a vertical plane through small angles about its position of stable equilibrium. The solutions of the differential equations of motion of this pendulum have been found by means of a well-known theorem of Poincare, which for the present purpose may be stated briefly as follows..." 62 pp. Photograph of Denkmann Memorial Library, Ausustana C... View more info

Chicago Natural History Museum Annual Reports. Years 1943, 1950, 1960 and 1964.

By: Chicago Natural History Museum

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Natural History Museum:

Seller ID: 003044


Covers slightly soiled. 1943 edition, previous owner's name on cover. 1960 & 1964 edition have ink writing on cover:"p.112-financial statement" and "see page 8". Otherwise covers are Very Good. No tears. Interiors are all clean, tight and in Very Good + condition. View more info

NORTHERN FISHES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

By: Eddy, Samuel and Thaddeus Surber

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, The University of Minnesota Press: 1943

Seller ID: 001557


"Sportsman, ichthyologist, and conservationist alike will welcome this handsomely illustrated and authoritative study or more than 150 fresh-water fishes. This book presents for the first time a comprehensive treatment of the fishes characteristic of the Upper Mississippi region." 252 pages with index. DJ is Good- with tears, chipping and creasing to edges, corners and along joint and spine, the front flap is price-clipped, dirt smudges. Book cover corners are bu... View more info

REPORTS OF SURVEYORS GENERAL OF ILLINOIS, MISSOURI, AND OREGON. Letter from The Secretary of the Interior...1852

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1852

Seller ID: 004042


Annual Report submitted by Alex. H. H. Stuart, Secretary (Alexander Hugh Holmes STUART,served as Secretary of the Interior in the Cabinet of President Fillmore from September 16, 1850, to March 6, 1853);showing receipts and expenditures for 1851, surveys of public and private land claims,in Illinois and Missouri, including tables and Report of the Surveyor General of Oregon with tables. 31 pps. Disbound but intact. Document is Very Good. View more info

SURVEY OF THE ILLINOIS RIVER, Letter from Secretary of War

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1867

Seller ID: 004168


Letter from Secretary of War Communicating The report of Brevet Major General J. H. Wilson on the survey and examination of the Illinois river. "His object in the survey was to obtain such specific and accurate data as to be enabled to form estimates for the improvement of the river, so that the largest boats of the Illinois and Michigan canal, and steamboats drawing four feet of water, could pass through the river to the Mississippi during the season of extreme low ... View more info

ILLINOIS AND MISSISSIPPI CANAL

By: House of Representatives

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1890

Seller ID: 005504


Communication from the Secretary of War, transmitting a letter from the Chief of Engineers containing the final report of Capt. W. L. Marshall, Corps of Engineers, upon the location, plans, and estimates of the Illinois and Mississippi Canal in further compliance with certain provisions of the river and harbor acts of August 11, 1888. 51st Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 429. Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors. June 28, 1890.... View more info

CUMBERLAND ROAD EAST OF THE OHIO [To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 830]

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1843

Seller ID: 006909


27th Congress, 3d Session, Rep. No. 278, Ho. of Reps. "Mr. Steenrod, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, submitted the following Report: The Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom were referred sundry memorials from citizens of the United States, praying that Congress would complete the Cumberland road east of the State of Ohio, by erecting a bridge over the river Ohio, at the city of Wheeling, in the State of Virginia, make the following report:..." 2 pp. Di... View more info

CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR. HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SEVENTIETH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION ON H. J. 365.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1929

Seller ID: 007497


A Resolution Authorizing the President, Under Certain Conditions, to Invite the Participation of Other Nations in the Chicago World's Fair, Providing for the Admission of Their Exhibits and for Other Purposes. January 5, 1929. 14 pp. Paper covers. Cover edges are browning and dirty, corners are slightly creased, staining on spine near staples. Ex. library stamp on front cover. Interior pages clean, legible. Document in VG- condition. View more info

THE REAL ISSUE -- UNION OR DISUNION. LETTER OF HON S. S. MARSHALL, ON THE PARTIES AND POLITICS OF THE DAY, TO THE FREEMAN OF THE NINTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS

By: Marshall, S. S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, The Union Office: 1856

Seller ID: 006773


27 pp. Disbound document. Residue from book remains on spine along with some creasing to edge. Document pages are brown, foxing marks particularly on back page, text is easily legible. Corners are creased, bottom of last pages are uncut. Document in Good condition. View more info

FLOWERING PLANTS: LILIES TO ORCHIDS (THE ILLUSTRATED FLORA OF ILLINOIS)

By: Mohlenbrock, Robert H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Carbondale and Edwardsville, Southern Illinois University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 007264


288 pages with index. Green cloth covers with brown title lettering on front and spine. DJ is Good to Good- with chipping and tears to edges and corners, soiling throughout, spine is darkened with water spots, rubbing and wear. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, covers feel slightly bent, spine ends are worn. Page edges are dirty. Interior is tight and clean. Book is VG- to VG. View more info

THE DIMINISHED FLOW OF THE ROCK RIVER IN WISCONSIN AND ILLINOIS, AND ITS RELATION TO THE SURROUNDING FORESTS

By: Schwarz, G. Frederick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1903

Seller ID: 006399


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Forestry--Bulletin No. 44. Seven plates, including two maps (one foldout). 27 pp. Brown paper wraps. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover. Covers are browning along edges, some chipping and small tears, small tears to spine ends. Top corner is bent and creased throughout document. Interior tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG- condition. View more info

STATUE OF MISS FRANCES E. WILLARD, Erected in Statuary Hall of the Capitol Building at Washington

By: Senate

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1905

Seller ID: 000929


Proceedings in the Senate and House of Representatives on the Occasion of the Reception and Acceptance of the Statue from the State of Illinois. Limited copies produced. 89 pp. Marbled edges. Disbound but in Very Good + condition. Frances Willard was a major force in the temperance crusade and was elected president of the World's Woman's Christian Temperance Union in 1891. Temperance, in her opinion, was basically a measure for the protection of home life and therefore a... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING, (IN OBEDIENCE TO A RESOLTION OF THE SENATE, OF THE 13TH INSTANT,) A STATEMENT OF THE QUALITY OF LAND WHICH HAS BEEN SOLD, THE QUANTITY WHICH REMAINS UNSOLD,...

By: Senate

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1820

Seller ID: 006564


...and the Amount of Sales in Each Land District, in the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, Respectively. March 20, 1820. Read, and ordered to be printed for use of the Senate. 2 pp. Fold-out chart showing statement of land sold in each district from Josiah Meigs in the General Land Office. Disbound government document. Chipping/creasing to spine edge, other edges are uncut. Document pages are brown and foxed, but text is easily legible. Document in VG condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE RIVER AND HARBOR ACT OF JUNE 14, 1880, A COMMUNICATION FROM CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, OF FEBRUARY 17, 1881, AND ACCOMPANYING COPY OF REPORT FROM CAPT. C. J. ALLEN,...

By: Senate

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1881

Seller ID: 006866


...Corps of Engineers, Upon the Results Obtained from the Surveys and Examinations of the Season of 1880, for the Establishment of Reservoirs at the Headwaters of the Mississippi River and the Sources of Certain Streams in Wisconsin and Minnesota, including Rock River, Wisconsin and Illinois. 46th Congress, 3d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 48. February 21, 1881.--Referred to the Committee on Commerce and ordered to be printed. 66 pp. Three fold out maps. Residue from boo... View more info

THE WELLCOME RESEARCH INSTITUTION LONDON, ENGLAND Exhibits at the Chicago Exposition 1934

By: Wellcome, Sir Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Wellcome Foundation Ltd: 1934

Seller ID: 003472


Promotional booklet of the exhibits at the Chicago Exposition (World's Fair) of 1934. Decorative green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover. top edge gilt. 1" light scratch on front cover, otherwise exterior is VG+. Interior is tight, clean, and Near Fine. Index.90 pp. View more info