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COUNTRY LIFE PICTURE BOOK OF LONDON

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Books: 1951

Seller ID: 001798


This 'picture book' contains 88 camera studies of London which also gives a "picture" of London. From its famous places to the areas a sightseer might not see. 88 pp. Each page with a full page photograph and small caption at the bottom. Includes a reference map showing City of London & County of London boundaries. Grey covers mildly soiled with gilt lettering on front and spine. Corner tips mildly dented. Otherwise covers are Good+. Interior is tight, clean and ... View more info

Derby 200: Official Souvenir

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, 1979

Seller ID: 001901


Official Souvenir published by The Illustrated London News, UK, 1979. Stapled booklet with colored illustation on front cover. 66 pages. Black/white and color photographs and advertisements. Includes "The Derby Story". Two page color double spread of "The Hill" with 22 numbered explanations of different areas. Mildly rubbed back cover, otherwise covers are Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MANCHESTER LITERARY & PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 002983


Commencing with Obituary Notice of Edward Garside. Born 1860. Died, March 6th, 1939. Disbound with Proceedings, Annual Report,etc. uncut pages. i-lxvi. string-tied. Very Good+. Date? 1939? View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MANCHESTER LITERARY & PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 002984


Commencing with Obituary Notice of William Watts Woodward who died, May 1st 1938. Disbound with Proceedings, Annual Report,etc. uncut pages. i-lii. string-tied. Very Good+. Date? 1938? View more info

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

SCIENCE, May 1, 1885. Volume V. No. 117

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003166


Articles include: " The Russian base of operations against India" by Gardiner G. Hubbard with full page map and laid in foldout map, 25"x25", of "Central Asia on the basis of the Surveys made by British and Russian Officers up to 1881"; "Roads from India to Central Asia"; and "The Races of Central Asia" by Edward Channing (in1926 won the Pulitzer Prize for History); " Hauling a Steamer Through Africa" with an illustratio... View more info

SCIENCE, May 8, 1885. Volume V. No. 118

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003167


Articles by Famous Americans: S. NEWCOMB "Mortality experience of the Connecticut mutual life-insurance Co."; and in Letters to the Editor ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL "The Wisconsin Bill relating to the instruction of deaf-mutes"; and EUGENE A. SMITH " Tertiary phosphates in Albama". Other articles: "Composite Portraits of Members of the National Academy of Sciences" with a full page of 4 portraits protected by a tissue guard; " American Fla... View more info

SCIENCE, August 14, 1885. Volume VI. No. 132

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003189


Some articles include: "Official Scrutiny of the U.S. Coast-Survey"; "The British Museum of Natural History" by Frederick W. True with a full page illustration of the Main Facade of the Museum on Cromwell Road; "Immortality in modern thought" by Joseph Le Conte; "Vegetable Morphology a Century Ago-Goethe" by T.H. McBride; and "An Attempt to Photograph the Solar Corona Without an Eclipse" by Wm. H. Pickering. Also included Letters t... View more info

SCIENCE, November 20, 1885. Volume VI. No. 146

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003233


With Science Supplement. Article by a Famous American: in Science Supplement: E. J. JAMES "Recent land legislation in England". Other articles: "Blackfoot Tribes"; "Some Reaction-Time Studies" with a table; "Ben Nevis Meteorological Observatory" with an illustration of the observatory; and "Entomology in the National Museum" with a table. In Letters to the Editor: "Effigy mounds in Iowa" with an illustration. Covers slightl... View more info

SCIENCE, December 11, 1885. Volume VI. No. 149

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003254


With Science Supplement. Some articles: "A National University"; "The Decay of the Obelisk"(in Central Park) by ARNOLD HAGUE; " The Meeting of the American Public Health Association" with diagram exhibiting the comparative mortality by absolute number of decedents from fifteen most important causes of death, in Rhode Island, during 25 years, from 1860 to 1884; "Telpherage"(in England) with 4 illustrations, under Astronomical Notes: "Tw... View more info

LONDON (MAP)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1974

Seller ID: 004318


Shell Road Map No. 8. Two-sided colored map with Index to Street Map. Includes "New British Traffic Signs" and Places of Interest Street Map. Opens to 38"x24". Folds down to 4 1/2"x8 1/2". Slightly soiled along side edge when folded, otherwise map is Very Good to VG+. No tears. View more info

Report Upon the Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries for the Year 1879, Volume II

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1880

Seller ID: 004391


Table of Contents: Europe: Sweden and Norway, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Great Britain and Ireland, France, Switzerland, Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal, Italy, Malta, Austria-Hungary, Greece, Romania, Russia; and Polynesia: Hawaiian Islands, Society Islands. 875 pp. including Index. Numerous tables for each country showing Imports and Exports. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Spine reads: Supplement to Commercial Relations 1879. Small tear at spi... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITES STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, RELATING TO THE IMPRESSMENT OF SEAMEN FROM ON BOARD AMERICAN VESSELS, SINCE 18TH FEBRUARY 1815

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1827

Seller ID: 006927


Impressment of Seamen from American Vessels. 19th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 50. January 15, 1827. Read, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. 12 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, chipping and creasing to spine edge. Pages are browning lightly, some foxing spots, stamp on top page edge. Document in VG condition. View more info

ULTRA-VIOLET RAYS AND THE SOLAR CYCLE

By: Ashworth, J.R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society: 1939

Seller ID: 002991


From Volume 83 of "Memoirs & Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Session 1938-39. "The obstruction of light by atmospheric pollution which is prominent in industrial areas has only been studied systematically in recent times. With a view to determining the loss of visible light and more particularly of ultra-violet rays observations were begun ten years ago in Rochdale, which is a typical Lancashire factory town, and they have been c... View more info

MRS. GLADSTONE: THE PORTRAIT OF A MARRIAGE

By: Battiscombe, Georgina

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1957

Seller ID: 005820


"This is not a political biography... Mrs. Battiscombe has re-created the climate of Victorian family life with all its rigors and its richness." 251 pages with index. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. DJ in Good condition with scuffing on faces, tears to edges and corners, browning to back, and price marked out in pencil. Cover corners are bumped and lightly rubbed, spine tips are rubbed and bent. Top page edge is darkened. Fingerprint smudges... View more info

AMERICAN REBELLION. REPORT OF THE SPEECHES OF THE REV. HENRY WARD BEECHER...1864

By: Beecher, Henry Ward

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Manchester, England, Union and Emancipation Society: 1864

Seller ID: 005020


DELIVERED AT PUBLIC MEETINGS IN MANCHESTER, GLASGOW, EDINBURGH, LIVERPOOL, AND LONDON; AND AT THE FAREWELL BREAKFASTS IN LONDON, MANCHESTER, AND LIVERPOOL. Beecher's speeches delivered in Great Britain and published together in one volume. Speeches during the Civil War period regarding the Union, Slavery and the state of affairs in the United States. 175 pp. including Appendix: The Rev. Mr. Beecher at Lancashire Independent College. Front cover missing, therefore the tit... View more info

BISHOP BURNET'S HISTORY OF HIS OWN TIME: WITH NOTES BY THE EARL OF DARTMOUTH AND HARDWICKE, SPEAKER ONSLOW, AND DEAN SWIFT (VOL. V)

By: Burnet, Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford, The University Press: 1833

Edition: Second Edition, Enlarged

Seller ID: 007138


To Which are Added Other Annotations. In Six Volumes. Volume V. 465 pages with index. Leather covered with gilt design along outside edge, and gilt floral pattern on spine. Front cover completely separated from book. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed with some areas of exposed boards, cover faces have some soiling and areas where leather has been scuffed or ripped. Spine is separated from interior of book, large section of top of spine is ripped... View more info

THE BOOK OF ILLUSTRIOUS HENRIES

By: Capgrave, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts: 1858

Seller ID: 006543


Translated from the Latin by the Rev. Francis Charles Hingeston, M.A. 285 pages with index. Maroon cloth cover with leather spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges bumped and rubbed, cover edges darkened. Leather spine is very worn, joints rubbed, tears to top joint creases, spine ends are bent and fraying. Ex. library with identification numbers on bottom spine, library bookplate on front inside cover, library stamp on back of frontispiece, embossed ... View more info

PETITION OF THOMAS MOORE, AND OTHER AUTHORS OF GREAT BRITAIN, Praying Congress to Grant to Them the Exclusive Benefit of Their Writings Within the United States

By: Congress

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Washington, 1837

Seller ID: 003938


24th Congress, 2d Session. February 2, 1837. "Address of certain Authors of Great Britain to the Senate of the United States in Congress assembled, Respectfully showing: That authors of Great Britain have long been exposed to injury in their reputation and property from the want of a law by which the exclusive right to their respective writings may be secured to them in the United States of America:...and on the interests of literature and science, which ought to con... View more info

MEMORIAL OF G. FURMAN AND OTHER PUBLIC WRITERS, Praying the Passage of an International Law of Copy-right.

By: Congress

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, 1837

Seller ID: 003939


24th Congress, 2d Session. February 20, 1837. A petition of "public writers and friends of literature...have long viewed with regret the existing law of copy-right in the United States, as inconsistent with the spirit of the age, the diffusion of sound knowledge, the interest of American writers, and the rights generally of literary property....Your petitioners therefore pray that your honorable body will pass an act providing for an international law of copy-right ... View more info