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SCIENTIFIC AND LITERARY GOSSIP, 5 Issues 1883

By: N/A

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Boston, S. E. Cassino & Co.: 1883

Seller ID: 003022


January-October 1883. Vol.I, No.3 January 15, 1883 Articles: Cuvier, and English Universities. Vol. I, No.6 April 16, 1883, Article: American Museums, Academy of Natural Sciences at Philadelphia, PA. Vol.I, No.7 May 15, 1883, Articles: American Museums, The American Museum of Natural History, New York City, and American Archaeology: The Work of the Peabody Museum. Vol.I, No.8 June 15, 1883, Articles: American Museums: The Lyceum of Natural History at Williams College,... View more info

CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE BOTANICAL LABORATORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Vol II, Number 3

By: N/A

Price: $18.50

Publisher: 1904

Seller ID: 003085


"A Comparative Study of the Cytology and Movements of the Cyanophyceae" by Orville Phillips. Plates XXIII-XXXIV. Reprinted from Transactions and Proceedings of the Botanical Society of Pennsylvania. Printed on the Mrs. James McManes Fund. pp.237-438. ex.mus. numbers on front cover. mildly soiled/faded covers. paper spine ends missing some pieces. Covers intact. Overall Good +. ex-mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Index. View more info

SCIENCE, August 31, 1883. No. 30.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1883

Seller ID: 003361


Articles: Notes on the Geology of the Troad, by J.S. Diller; Occurrence of Mound-Builders Pipes in New Jersey, by Charles C. Abbott with an illustration; The Igloo of the Innuit. -III. with 9 illustrations; Minnesota Weather; Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Geology of Philadelphia by Henry Carvill Lewis; The Iroquois Book of Rites; The Evidence for evolution in the history of the extinct Mammalia with a table; A classification of the natural... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, OF THE 17th INSTANT, INCLOSING, WITH OTHER PAPERS UPON THE SUBJECT, A PETITION OF THOMAS MULVEHILL, OF PITTSBURGH, PA.

By: Arthur, Chester A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1883

Seller ID: 006104


...Praying for the Repossession of Certain Shore Lands at Pittsburgh, Erroneously Conveyed by him to the United States. 47th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 46. January ---, 1883. Read and referred to the Committee on ---, and ordered to be printed. 7 pp. Fold-out map "showing the entire Tract of land purchased by Thomas Mulvehill from Jonathan Gallaher et lix, by deed dated Nov. 30, 1867. Also the portion of said Tract sold to 'The United States of A... View more info

THREE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES IN SOMERSET COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA

By: Butler, Mary

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harrisburg PA, Pennsylvania Historical Commission: 1939

Seller ID: 005524


Bulletin No. 753. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Instruction. 79 pp. with index. Three foldout maps of dig sites. Blue paper covers are dirt smudged with slight chipping to page edges. Interior is tight and clean. Document in VG condition. View more info

RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA APPROVING OF THE DECLARATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IN FAVOR OF THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY

By: Congress

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1824

Seller ID: 004342


18th Congress. 1st Session. May 3, 1824. "...That the magnanimous declaration of the President of the United States, in defence of the cause of liberty in this western hemisphere, meets the entire approbation of the General Assembly of this Commonwealth. That, whilst the allied sovereigns have manifested a determination that no free government shall exist in the eastern hemisphere, it has afforded us the highest gratification to observe the President of the United St... View more info

LOCKS AND DAMS, MONONGAHELA RIVER. Letter from The Secretary of War

By: House of Representatives

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 1895

Seller ID: 004340


53d Congress, 3d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 249. Transmitting The report of the Chief of Engineers on the subject of acquiring by purchase the locks and dams on the Monongahela River, Pennsylvania. 65 pp. including 8 Appendixes. 9 plates, 6 of which are foldouts. Famous Americans in document: Daniel S. Lamont, Secretary of War; Thomas Lincoln Casey, Brigadier General, Chief of Engineers; Joseph K. McCammon, Attorney for the Monongahela Navigation Company; J. M. Schofield, Maj... View more info

MEMORIAL OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND FARMERS OF PENNSYLVANIA, PRAYING A MODIFICATION OF THE TARIFF 1824

By: House of Representatives

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Gales & Seaton: 1824

Seller ID: 005026


18th Congress. 1st Session. Addressed to the Senate, House of Representatives, and Farmers of Pennsylvania..."That your memorialists, wholly cultivators of the soil...are firmly persuaded that the solid interests of the nation require, that an efficient protection be afforded to the manufacturing portion of our fellow-citizens, who have been greatly depressed ever since the return of peace. The depression of manufactures has had the effect to injure agriculture...Fro... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR AD INTERIM, TRANSMITTING A COMMUNICATION FROM THE QUARTERMASTER GENERAL, SUBMITTING PLAN AND ESTIMATE FOR REPAIR OF THE WHARF AT SCHUYLKILL ARSENAL, PENNSYLVANIA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1867

Seller ID: 005867


Schuylkill Arsenal. 40th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 10. Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed. December 3, 1967. Message sent from Secretary of War ad interim U.S. Grant to Speaker of the House of Representatives Schuyler Colfax. 7 pp. Three fold-out maps depicting the plan of the Schuylkill U.S. Arsenal in Philadelphia and its extension into the wharf into the Schuylkill River. Disbound governmen... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION UPON THE SUBJECT OF EXECUTING THE LAW FOR BUILDING LIGHT-HOUSES, BOUYS, &c.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Thomas Allen, Print: 1837

Seller ID: 005873


Light-houses, Buoys, &c. 25th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Treasury Department, Doc. No. 27. Referred to the Committee on Commerce, December 14, 1837. "...making appropriations for building light-houses, light-boats, beacon-lights, buoys, and dolphins..." describing work approved and rejected in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, So... View more info

BREAKWATER IN DELAWARE BAY

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1828

Seller ID: 006718


20th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 118. January 30, 1828. "The Committee on Commerce, to which was referred, the resolution of the 24th of December last, directing them to inquire into the expenditure of erecting a breakwater, or artificial harbor, at the mouth of the Delaware Bay, together with certain memorials received from the Chamber of Commerce in Philadelphia, the cities of New York and Boston, Wilmington, Delaware, New Haven and Ha... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING A REPORT OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA, IN RELATION TO THE EXPLOSION OF STEAM BOILERS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Blair & Rives, Printers: 1836

Seller ID: 007074


Steam Boilers. 24th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Treasury Department, Doc. No. 162. March 1, 1836. Read, and laid upon the table. Members of the sub-committees include A. B. Bache, Benjamin Reeves, W. H. Keating, M. W. Baldwin, S. V. Merrick, Isaiah Lukens, W. R. Johnson. 95 pp. Six b/w plates, many other drawings and tables. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, creasing and chipping to spine edge. Mild tanning to page edges, some f... View more info

ROAD--WASHINGTON TO NORTHWESTERN PARTS OF NEW YORK AND PENNSYLVANIA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1828

Seller ID: 007274


20th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 91. January 21, 1828. "The Committee on Roads and Canals, to which were referred a memorial from the Milesburg and Smithport Turnpike Company, and sundry resolutions instituting inquiries into the expediency of constructing a National Road from the City of Washington, by various routes, towards the Northwestern frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, report:..." 43 pp. Four fold out charts/tables. Dis... View more info

THREE MILE ISLAND NUCLEAR PLANT ACCIDENT. HEARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, U. S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, NINETY-SIXTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, JUNE 2, 1979

By: House of Representatives

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1979

Seller ID: 007402


No. 54. Printed for the use of the Committee on Science and Technology. 251 pp. Paper covers with staple binding. Creasing to front cover, particularly near spine, bottom of document bent with back pages slightly creased. Ex. library stamps and identification numbers on front cover. Interior pages are clean, no marks. Document in VG- condition. View more info

THE IRON ORES AND LIGNITE OF THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY VALLEY

By: Lewis, Henry Carvill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Academy of Natural Sciences: 1879

Seller ID: 000914


Read before the Mineralogical and Geological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, October 27th, 1879. 12 pp. 2 diagrams. Wraps slightly discolored around edges otherwise the pamphlet is Very Good+ to Near Fine. ( Have other pamphlets by Lewis, all different titles) View more info

ON PHILADELPHITE (Sp. Nov.)

By: Lewis, Henry Carvill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Academy of Natural Sciences: 1879

Seller ID: 000915


Read before the Mineralogical and Geological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, December 22d, 1879. " The mineral to which the above title has been applied was found by the writer four years ago, ...". 16 pp. Wraps slightly discolored around edges otherwise the pamphlet is Very Good+ to Near Fine. Laid in a 5" x 2 1/4" paper hand written "With the Compliments of H. Carvill Lewis." ( Have 8 more pamphlets by Lewis, all diff... View more info

ON A NEW SUBSTANCE RESEMBLING DOPPLERITE FROM A PEAT BOG AT SCRANTON.

By: Lewis, Henry Carvill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1881

Seller ID: 000919


Lewis, at the time of this paper, was the Professor of Mineralogy in the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. This was read before the American Philosophical Society, Dec. 2,, 1881. "In the course of an excavation for a new court-house at Scranton, Pa., made last July, a very interesting substance was discovered, specimens of which were sent to the writer at that time for investigation. The excavation cut through a peat bog, and it was at the bottom of this b... View more info

ON SUPPOSED GLACIATION IN PENNSYLVANIA SOUTH OF THE TERMINAL MORAINE

By: Lewis, Henry Carvill

Price: $22.50

Publisher: 1884

Seller ID: 000921


At the time of this paper, the author was a Professor of Geology at Haverford College. From The American Journal of Science, Vol. XXVIII, Oct., 1884. Large foldout map at back of "Supposed Glaciated Localities in Pennsylvania South of the Terminal Moraine" The glaciated areas on the map are colored. pp. 276-285. Very Good +. (Have 8 more pamphlets by Lewis, all different titles) View more info

THE DEVONIAN SYSTEM OF EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA

By: Prosser, Charles S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: American Journal of Science: 1892

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 005526


From the American Journal of Science, Vol. XLIV, September 1892. Signed by author on title page (Mr. G. R. Putnam with the compliments Charles S. Prosser). Pages 210-221. Ex. museum with number identification and stamp on front cover. Large sections of front and back cover corners missing, and spine is exposed. Interior is slightly browning, but text is easily legible. Overall document in Good condition. View more info

Notes on the Bacteriological Examination of the Soil of Philadelphia.

By: Ravenel, Mazyck P., M.D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, GPO: 1896

Seller ID: 000124


Memoirs of the Natl.Academy of Sciences, Vol.VIII. House of Representatives, 54th Congress 1st Sess., Doc. No.253. An examination of "the greater mortality among persons living in houses built on made ground over those living on virgin soil." Soil was examined in both made and virgin soil to a depth of 12 feet, over a period of 10 months. Results are detailed. 3/4 red calf, marbled boards and endpapers, all edges marbled. A handsome, deluxe presentation. Some ru... View more info