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THE NATURALIST. Feb. 1890. Vol.IV, No. 7.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Kansas, R.B. Trouslot & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 003106


Articles: THOSE ELEPHANT PIPES AGAIN by Warren Watson; THE RESURRECTION FERN, by "Arkansaw Hoosier"; PALAEONTOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES IN AND NEAR KANSAS CITY, MO., by David H. Todd; THE ANTERIOR ARTS, by "Ictinus"; and THE PRE-HISTORIC MEN WITH LIEUTENANT FREDERICK SCHWATKA. Last 2 pages with "inducements to new subscribers with etchings of free "specimens" in exchange for a subscription to THE NATURALIST. They include "a fine Barnacle from th... View more info

TRANSACTIONS OF THE TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL MEETINGS OF THE KANSAS ACADEMY OF SCIENCE, (1887-88), VOL. XI

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Clifford C. Baker, State Printer: 1889

Seller ID: 004985


Some articles include: ON THE NEWLY-DISCOVERED SALT BEDS IN ELLSWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS and SOME EXPERIMENTS ON THE RELATION BETWEEN THE TASTE AND THE ACIDITY OF CERTAIN ACIDS by E. H. S. Bailey; several articles by N. S. Goss including ICTINIA MISSISSIPPIENSIS AND AEGIALITIS NIVOSA, NESTING IN SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS; other articles: THE BLACK ROT OF THE GRAPE; FLORA OF KANSAS; PINK AND WHITE TERRACES OF NEW ZEALAND; EARLY STAGES OF THREE MOTHS with 3 illustrations; DICOTYLED... View more info

FORESTATION OF THE SAND HILLS OF NEBRASKA AND KANSAS

By: Bates, Carlos G. And Roy G. Pierce

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1913

Seller ID: 004671


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service-Bulletin 121. "Not only has the tree planting by the Forest Service in the Nebraska sand hills aroused a wide interest, ...it is worth while to give a record of the work which has been accomplished and to show for the benefit of planters the mistakes which have been made and the successes which have been attained..." 49 pp. 13 photographic plates. 14 tables. Brown paper covers, sunned around edges. ex.mus. stamp and ... View more info

RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT BALDWIN, KANSAS. 1905 and 1906

By: Hazard, Daniel L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 003677


"The work of the Baldwin Magnetic Observatory began in June, 1900... The work of the Baldwin Observatory during 1905 and 1906 was carried on by the following magnetic observers: L.B. Smith, W.B. Keeling, and S,.A. Deel." 107 pp. 26 graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms in 1905 and 1906. Numerous tables.Tan paper wraps. Mildly soiled. faint ex-mus.stamp on front cover. ex-mus. numbers on front cover. Spine faded. Overall ... View more info

RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY AT BALDWIN, KANS., 1907 -1909

By: Hazard, Daniel L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1911

Seller ID: 003693


"The work of the Baldwin Magnetic Observatory began in June, 1900... In October, 1909, the work at Baldwin was discontinued and the instruments were transferred to the newly constructed observatory at Tucson, Ariz." 114 pp. 30 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms in 1907-1909. Numerous tables.grey paper wraps. Mildly soiled. ex-mus.numbers on front cover. Spine faded, bottom edge mildly chipped. Overall covers a... View more info

CHEROKEE INDIAN LANDS. Joint Resolution fo The Legislature of Kansas

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1866

Seller ID: 003881


Praying For such legislation as may enable persons entitled thereto to purchase certain lands under the seventeenth article of the treaty of July 19, 1866, between the United States and the Cherokee Indians. House of Representives. Mis. Doc. No. 91, 43d Congress, 2d session. February 22, 1875. Disbound. 2 pp.(front and back) Very Good. View more info

KANSAS CONSTITUTION

By: House of Representatives

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1858

Seller ID: 006150


35th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 377. May 11, 1858 -- Ordered to be printed. ..."'concerning the constitution framed at Lecompton, in the Territory of Kansas, by a convention of delegates thereof, and the papers accompanying the same,' with instructions 'to inquire into all the facts connected with the formation of said constitution, and the laws under which the same originated; and into all such facts and proceedings as have transpi... View more info

FOREST PLANTING IN WESTERN KANSAS

By: Kellogg, Royal S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1909

Seller ID: 006404


U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service -- Circular 161. Issued March 2, 1909. "This investigation upon which this report is based were made for the purpose of determining the kinds of forest trees best adapted to western Kansas and the methods of treatment which have proved most successful." 51 pp. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front, stamp on first page. Browning along cover edges, some chipping and small tears. Small tear to edge of con... View more info

SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS- A CHURCH AND COMMUNITY SURVEY

By: Landis, Benson Y.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1922

Seller ID: 004986


"This pamphlet is one of a series which present the results of a Church Survey in the field of Town and Country, begun under the auspices of the Interchurch World Movement and completed by the Committee on Social and Religious surveys." Contents: Part I: A General View of the Field. I. Introducing Sedgwick County; II. Economic Characteristics; III. The Making of the Rural Community; IV. Social Characteristics. Part II: Religious Life and Institutions: V. The Reli... View more info

WICHITA CENTURY: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF WICHITA, KANSAS 1870-1970

By: Long, R. M. "Dick"

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, The Wichita Historical Museum Association, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 007214


"This book gives the highlights of an era which opens with the early settlers listening to the thunder of stampeding buffalo. It closes with the residents of today watching and hearing in their own living rooms the thunder of a rocket sending men to walk on the moon." 272 pp. Red faux leather covers with gilt images and title on front, gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped, edges rubbed, scuffing and wear to cover faces, edges dirty, spine is creased, sma... View more info

PEERLESS PRINCESS OF THE PLAINS: POSTCARD VIEWS OF EARLY WICHITA

By: n.a.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, Two Rivers Publishing Co.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007181


189 color postcard images of Wichita, Kansas. Black stiff paper covers with image of Wichita building on front. Cover corners and edges are rubbed and worn, corners creased, wear and marks to cover faces, rubbing to joints, spine creased, spine ends worn. Interior tight, clean, no marks. Book in VG- condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING, IN RESPONSE TO SENATE RESOLUTION OF FEBRUARY 8, 1904, REPORTS OF A BOARD OF ENGINEERS ON ESTABLISHMENT OF HARBOR LINES IN MISSOURI AND KANSAS (KAW) RIVERS IN VICINITY OF KANSAS CITY, MO.

By: Senate

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1904

Seller ID: 006177


And on the Subject of Obstructive Bridges Across, and of Flood Conditions in, Kansas River at and Near its Mouth. Kansas (KAW) and Missouri Rivers. 58th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Document No. 160. February 15, 1904.--Laid on the table and ordered to be printed, with illustrations. 133 pp. 18 b/w photographs depicting damage caused by flood. Disbound government document. Residue and string-ties from book remains on spine. Chipping to bottom front page corner, ... View more info

THAT MUSICAL WICHITA 1870-1980

By: Slawson, Kathryn A. And Esterre M. Sevin

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Unknown:

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 007191


History of music and music performance in Wichita, Kansas. Signed by both authors on title page. Unpaginated. Salmon pink cloth covers with gilt title and images on front, gilt title on spine. No jacket. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, spine and joints are faded, spine ends are bent. Front hinge broken. Interior clean, tight. Book in VG condition. View more info

PIONEER WOMEN, Voices from the Kansas Frontier

By: Stratton, Joanna L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1981

Seller ID: 002574


True stories of pioneer women which the author discovered in the attic of her grandmother's home. "Never has there been such a detailed record of women's courage or such a living portrait of the women who civilized the frontier...Here are stories o wilderness mothers, schoolmarms, Indian squaws, immigrants, homesteaders and circuit riders. Map endpapers of Frontier Kansas with The Oregon Trail, Santa Fe Trail, Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroads, Kansas Pacific Ra... View more info