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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PHYSICAL SCIENCE FOR 1900

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington: 1901

Seller ID: 002957

Condition: Very Good


Bulletin, Vol..XIV, pp. 93-138. most pages' top edge uncut so interior is Fine. Articles on HYDRODYNAMICS by R.A. Harris; PHYSICAL INSTRUMENTS by C.F. Marvin; TIDES by L.P. Shidy; ACOUSTICS by C. K. Wead and METHODS FOR MEASUREMENT OF FORCE OF GRAVITY ON THE OCEAN By G.W.Littlehales. Salmon colored covers slightly soiled. Spine faded and mildly chipped.Bottom front cover edge one small tear and corner tip missing. Overall exterior is VG. Interior is clean, tight and Near... View more info

SIMON NEWCOMB. Memorial Addresses

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington,: 1910

Seller ID: 002972

Condition: Very Good-


Memorial Addresses by Charles K. Wead, James Bryce, Milton Updegraff, R.S. Woodward, L.O. Howard, Herbert Putnam, and E.M. Gallaudet. Resolutions Read by O.H. Tittmann. Read before Philosophical Society of Washington, December 4, 1909. Bulletin, Vol. XV, pp. 133-167. pages uncut. mildly faded/soiled covers. ex.-mus stamp and number on front cover, otherwise in VG condition. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Frontis. portrait of Newcomb. View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MANCHESTER LITERARY & PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 002983

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY

By: American Philosophical Society

Price: $55.00

Publisher: 1880

Seller ID: 004372

Condition: Good-


Proceedings at the Dinner Commemorative of the Centennial Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Society Held at the St. George Hotel, Philadelphia, March 15, 1880. Speechs the Address by the President, Frederick Fraley; The alliance of Universities and the learned Societies by Prest. D. C. Gilman of John Hopkins University; Our Friends who have passed away by Dr. W. A. Hammond, New York City; The Study of Languages; by Prest. Wm. C. Cattell, Lafayette College, Easton P... View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY HELD AT PHILADELPHIA FOR PROMOTING USEFUL KNOWLEDGE: MEMORIAL VOLUME I

By: American Philosophical Society

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, The American Philosophical Society: 1900

Seller ID: 006254

Condition: Good-


Those memorialized in this volume include: John A. Ryder, William H. Furness, Henry Hazlehurst, Henry Phillips, Jr., William John Potts, Lewis Allaire Scott, J. Sergeant Price, Thomas Sterry Hunt, Henry Duval Gregory, William Pepper, Richard A. Tilghman, Alexander Biddle, W. G. A. Bonwill, Daniel Garrison Brinton, and Edward Drinker Cope. 316 pp. Olive green paper covers. Front cover completely separated from rest of document. Corners are bent, edges rubbed and chipped, ... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

A STUDY OF TWO GRANITE SOILS DEVELOPED UNDER TROPICAL AND TEMPERATE WEATHERING CONDITIONS

By: Crompton, Edward

Price: $45.00

Publisher: England, Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society: 1939

Seller ID: 002993

Condition: Very Good


From Volume 83 of "Memoirs & Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Session 1938-39. " The investigation reported here is an attempt to compare by means of mechanical, chemical and mineralogical analysis the effect of different weathering conditions on the development of two soil profiles formed from similar parent material. Both soils have developed from granite, in Malacca and in Cumberland respectively." pp.117-127. most pages un... View more info

THE SOCIAL RELATIONS OF SCIENCE: A STUDY IN METHOD By Levy; THE INFLUENCE OF SCIENCE ONTHE COTTON INDUSTRY By F.C. Toy: And THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY By V.E. Yarsley and E.G. Couzens

By: Levy, H. Professor, F.C. Toy, V.E. Yarsley and E.G. Couzens

Price: $55.00

Publisher: England, Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society: 1939

Seller ID: 002994

Condition: Very Good


From Volume 83 of "Memoirs & Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Session 1938-39. Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society and British Association for the Advancement of Science (Division for the Social and international Relations of Science) -Joint Meeting, June 21st, 1939. pp.129-174. 3 articles by authors. pages uncut. Pale blue covers are Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Fine. View more info

A NEW AND ABRIDGED METHOD OF FINDING THE LOCUS OF GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION AND THE COMPASS ERROR

By: Littlehales, G.W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, Philosophical Society of Washington: 1903

Seller ID: 002960

Condition: Very Good


From Bulletin, Vol.XIV. pp. 233-246. 3 Plates. An eminent mathematician, oceanographer, and civil engineer, Littlehales compiled many publications in navigation, terrestrial magnetism, and oceanography. Salmon paper covers. ex.-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Mildly soiled with small tears at bottom edge, otherwise exterior is VG. Interior pages uncut, therefore text is clean, tight and VG+. No tears to plates. View more info

ON THE TEMPERATURE AND STRUCTURE OF THE SUN

By: Lummer, O.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington,: 1908

Seller ID: 002974

Condition: Good+


Address Delivered by Invitation before Philosophical Society of Washington, March 21, 1907. Bulletin, Vol. XV, pp. 75-101. most pages uncut. mildly faded/soiled covers. ex.-mus stamp and number on front cover, small tears along front bottom edge, and one tiny tear at top edge, otherwise in VG- condition. ex-mus. stamp on first page of text otherwise Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 9 Figures/line drawings. View more info

THE CONDITIONS OF BLACK SHALE DEPOSITION AS ILLUSTRATED BY THE KUPFERSCHIEFER AND LIAS OF GERMANY

By: Schuchert, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1915

Seller ID: 003615

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Vol. LIV, No. 218, August, 1915. " Stratigraphers do not agree as to the conditions under which the black bituminous shales so often met with in American Paleozoic marine deposits were laid down. Among the more striking of such formations may be mentioned the Quebec, Martinsburg, Collingwood, Utica, Maquoketa, Genesee-Portage, Ohio, Chattanooga, and Caney, formations ranging from the Ordovician to the ... View more info

THE COORDINATION OF ALUMINIUM IN ANDALUSITE

By: Thornely, P.C. And W.H. Taylor

Price: $38.50

Publisher: Manchester, 1939

Seller ID: 002985

Condition: Very Good


From Volume 83 of "Memoirs & Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society", Session 1938-39. "The present paper contains an account of the application of Fourier methods to andalusite. The results obtained confirm the essential accuracy of the structure previously proposed, and in particular demonstrate the reality of the five-fold coordination group of oxygens around one type of aluminium atom." pp.17-30 uncut. 3 figures and 2 tables... View more info

MUSIC AND SCIENCE.

By: Wead, Charles Kasson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington,: 1910

Seller ID: 002970

Condition: Good+


Address of the Retiring President. Read before Philosophical Society of Washington, January 15, 1910. Bulletin, Vol. XV, pp. 169-187. Some pages uncut. ex.-mus.stamp and number on front cover. fading and mildly soiled, otherwise VG. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

SOME DISCONTINUOUS AND INDETERMINATE FUNCTIONS

By: Wead, Charles Kasson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington,:

Seller ID: 002971

Condition: Good-


Read before Philosophical Society of Washington, March 31, 1900. Bulletin, Vol. XV, pp. 65-72.. pages uncut. mildly faded covers. 3" diagonal tear through the bulletin otherwise in VG condition. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

SOME UNPUBLISHED GREEK VASES

By: Webster, T. B. L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: England, Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society: 1939

Seller ID: 002996

Condition: Very Good


From Volume 83 of "Memoirs & Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Session 1938-39. pp.189-207. most pages uncut. Pale blue covers are Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Fine. 3 plates. View more info