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ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY during the years 1851 and 1852

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, 1867

Seller ID: 002774


652 pp. Paper wraps with linen spine. Top right front corner torn, creasing and tears to corners, dirt smudges. Ex. mus. stamp and numbers on front cover and title page. Interior clean. View more info

SCIENCE, A Weekly Newspaper of All the Arts and Sciences, January 24, 1890

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, N. D. C. Hodges: 1890

Seller ID: 003151


Some Articles: A Steel Pressure-Blower with illustration of one; The Tobacco-Plant; What Stanley Has Done For The Map of Africa with 2 maps: Central Africa, Before Stanley, and Central Africa, After Stanley; Useful Plants in Guatemala; and The Fiske Range-Finder with 6 illustrations. Under Industrial Notes: The Hulin Diary Calendar with an illustration of one." This unique memorandum calendar, manufactured by John S. Hulin, stationer, combines a diary and a calendar... View more info

SCIENCE, January 16, 1885. Vol. V. No. 102

By: N/A

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA,, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003154


Articles by Famous Americans: JOHN TROWBRIDGE "Recent advances in electrical science"; J. W. POWELL "The administration of the scientific work of the general government"; J. R. BARTLETT "Some recent experiments with oil in stopping breakers"; ADOLPH F. BANDELIER "Bandelier's Archeological Tour in Mexico" with illustration of " The Great Mound at Cholula"; and BENJAMIN GOULD "The Argentine Zone Catalogue" with 2 illustration... View more info

AIR FORCE MANUAL SEARCH AND RESCUE SURVIVAL

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Department of the Air Force: 1969

Seller ID: 003418


AFM64-5. View more info

Report of the Third Annual Reunion of the Society of the Army and Navy of the Gulf Held at Newport, R. I., July 7th, 1871

By: N/A

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, George F. Nesbitt & Co: 1872

Seller ID: 004028


Contents include: A Poem "Gulf-Weed" by Henry Howard Brownell; Memorial Address on the Life and Character of Admiral D.G.Farragut by Rev. Henry E. Montgomery; Remarks by General McDowell, Alexander Hamilton Rice, Dr. Foltz, Gen. Sheridan, and others; List of Vessels in the Gulf Squadron Commanded by Admiral D.G.Farragut and Roster of Troops (19th Corps) Department of Gulf. 80 pp. Blue stiff covers. Faint gilt lettering on front cover. Front bottom corner tip miss... View more info

DEWEY: AND OTHER GREAT NAVAL COMMANDERS

By: Adams, W. H. Davenport

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons:

Seller ID: 006579


A Series of Biographies. Other commanders included are Sir Francis Drake, Robert Blake, Lord Anson, Lord Rodney, Earl Howe, Earl of St. Vincent, Lord Nelson, Sir Sidney Smith, Lord Collingwood, Oliver Hazard Perry, David Glasgoe Farragut, David Dixon Porter, William T. Sampson, Winfield S. Schley. 487 pp. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges and joints rubbed, scuffing to cover faces. Spine is fade... View more info

A STATELY SOUTHERNER

By: Clements, Rex

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1926

Seller ID: 007482


With pen and ink sketches by A. Weston. 191 pp. Three pages of opinions at conclusion of text. Blue cloth covers with faded gilt text on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, scuffing and wear to cover faces, spine is discolored, spine ends are torn and chipped. Spine slightly cocked. Uncut page edges. Loose hinges and spine. Text is crisp and easily legible, interior pages are slightly browning along edges. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

PEACEFUL USES OF ATOMIC ENERGY. HEARING BEFORE THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY, CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, EIGHTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION ON PEACEFUL USES OF ATOMIC ENERGY. APRIL 10, 1962.

By: Congress

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1962

Seller ID: 007426


Printed for the use of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. 148 pp. Green paper cover with black title lettering on front. Creasing and chipping to cover edges and corners, joints are discolored, ink spots/stains on front, spine ends are bumped and creased, spine is torn at top with tears to edges. Ex. library stamps (three different stamps) on front cover, red ink underline below many title words on front cover. Small bump to page edge. Interior clean, no marks and tex... View more info

SPECIAL FORCES AND MISSIONS, The New Face of War

By: Editors of Time-Life Books

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, Time-Life: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000746


One of the Time-Life series. Incredible photography depicting the Special Forces of the U.S. Military. Chapters on Special Operations and the training given, Special Missions and rescue effort, A Supercopter for Rigorous Missions and others. 176 pp. Bibliography and Index. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING THE OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE GROWING OUT OF THE ALLEGED MISUNDERSTANDING BETWEEN CAPTAIN LONG AND LOUIS KOSSUTH

By: Fillmore, Millard

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1852

Seller ID: 007208


Kossuth and Captain Long. 32d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 78. February 29, 1852. Laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. 58 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book binding remains along spine edge. Document browning along edges, corners are bumped and creased, light foxing throughout, text easily legible. Document in VG condition. View more info

ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY DURING THE YEAR 1864

By: Gilliss, J. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1866

Seller ID: 004268


Contents include: Observations of Occultations of Stars by the Moon; Mean Right Ascensions of Stars Observed with the Transit Instrument; Mean Places for 1860.0 of Stars of Comparison used in Observations with the Equatorial; Constants for the Stars Observed in 1864. 524 pp. Olive paper wraps with pebbled leather spine. Wraps are soiled and missing pieces around edges. ex-mus. stamp/numbers on front and stamp on free endp. date written on title p.(small). Tears to spine ... View more info

ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES NAVAL OBSERVATORY, DURING THE YEAR 1861

By: Gilliss, J. M.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 006861


Contents include: Physical aspects of the Comet, 1861, II; Aspects of Encke's Comet; Mean Right Ascensions of Stars observed with the Transit Instruments, for 1860.0; Mean Declinations of Stars observed with the Mural Circle, for 1860.0; Table of Zenith Distances for the Latitude of the Observatory; Mean places of Comparison Stars used in observations with the Equatorial; Catalogue of Stars observed in 1861; and others. 520 pp. Blue paper covers, black linen spine, paper... View more info

DRY DOCK ON THE SHORES OF THE GULF OF MEXICO

By: Harrison, Benjamin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1892

Seller ID: 005392


Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Navy relative to a proposed dry dock on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. 52D Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 79. Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs and ordered to be printed, January 20, 1892. 22 pp. Large foldout map of the Mississippi River. Disbound government document. Corners are bent. Back pages have significant browning/chip... View more info

CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN THE NAVY. Report From The Secretary of the Navy. 1845.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blair & Rives, Printers: 1845

Seller ID: 003749


28th Congress. 2d Session. Doc. No.157. House of Representatives.Navy Dept. "A resolution of the House of Representatives of the United States, of the 11th of January last, as to what substitute, if any, can be made for the present mode of corporal punishment in the navy, without endangering the discipline of the service." 2 pages. "browning" to pages otherwise document is Very Good. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING REPORTS OF EXAMINATIONS, NOT HERTOFORE MADE, WITH A VIEW TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DRY DOCKS IN NEW YORK BAY, &C

By: House of Representatives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Thomas Allen, Print: 1837

Seller ID: 005302


Dry Docks - New York Bay. 25th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Navy Dept. Doc. No. 35. Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, December 19, 1837. 12 pp. Disbound government document. Paper edges are browning from age and some light foxing, but text is still easily legible. Document in Very Good condition. 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

TRIAL OF CAPTAIN W. C. BOLTON

By: House of Representatives

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1842

Seller ID: 006138


Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting a record of proceedings of the naval court marshall, &C., in Captain William C. Bolton's case. 27th Congress, 2d Session, Ho. of Reps. Navy Dept., Doc. No. 111. February 26, 1842. Read, and laid upon the table. 69 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge. Some creasing to corners and light chipping to page edges. Foxing to pages, but text is not affected. Document in VG- conditi... View more info

RIFLED CANNON AND THE ARMAMENT OF SHIPS-OF-WAR. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING THE REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF ORDNANCE AT THE WASHINGTON NAVY YARD.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1861

Seller ID: 006417


36th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 43. January 25, 1861--Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, and ordered to be printed. Description and diagrams of trial results of two classes of rifled cannons. 12 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Small tear to front page corner along spine. Light browning along page edges, small area of foxing on front. Document in VG condition. View more info

REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF NAVAL HOSPITALS, SHEWING THE STATE OF THE NAVAL FUND, &c. &c.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1823

Seller ID: 007276


Made in obedience to a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 20th December last. Report No. 20. January 9. 1823. Read, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. 4 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing, pinholes and chipping to spine edge. Pages are browning and foxed, text is easily legible. Lower corner creased. Document in Good condition. View more info

SAN GERONIMO. HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON MILITARY AFFAIRS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SEVENTIETH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, DECEMBER 19, 1927.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1928

Seller ID: 007392


Statements of Brig. Gen. Ewing E. Booth, General Staff, U. S. A., and Lieut. Col. Wm. C. Rigby, Judge Advocate General's Office. 26 pp. Paper covers. Light chipping and creasing to cover edges, corners bent, paper edges are darkened, creasing to spine, indentations from staple binding on back cover. Interior is clean, top corner on page 3 is folded, text is easily legible. Document in VG- to VG condition. View more info