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SIMON NEWCOMB. Memorial Addresses

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington,: 1910

Seller ID: 002972


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

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

SCIENCE, August 27, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 186

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1886

Seller ID: 003656


Articles by Famous Americans: J. WILLARD GIBBS: Multiple algebra. in Letters to the Editor: WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period;HENRY B. BAKER: The causation of pneumonia; and E.W.EVANS: The sweating sickness. Another article:"A New Submarine Torpedo Boat" with illustration. ex.mus.numbers on front cover. mildly soiled. watermark along top edge of front cover and on first page top margin inside. watermark at spine hinge. small c... View more info

TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1887-1890

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, New York,

Seller ID: 003998


Vol.5 Part I and II. " Object of the society is to promote education and useful knowledge in the departments of Science, Literature, and Art, by investigating and discussing subjects...by establishing and maintaining a Museum, a Library and a collection of works of art and objects of historic interest ..." Articles by Famous Americans include: CHARLES A. YOUNG - "Nebulae and the Nebular Hypothesis"; and LEROY C. COOLEY-"Limit of Visibility for Minute... View more info

PRELIMINARY MATHEMATICS

By: Austin, Prof. F. E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, Published By Author: 1917

Seller ID: 007092


"The ultimate aims in the study of mathematics may be to obtain a practical knowledge of numbers or to discipline the mental powers. The realization of either aim demands calculation, and calculation is an art." 169 pp, four page index, seven pages of advertisements at conclusion of index. Green cloth cover with gilt title lettering on front cover. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges lightly rubbed, minor soiling to cover faces, rubbing to joints, spine en... View more info

THE LOGIC AND UTILITY OF MATHEMATICS, WITH THE BEST METHODS OF INSTRUCTION EXPLAINED AND ILLUSTRATED

By: Davies, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes & Company: 1851

Seller ID: 007455


"The following work is not a series of speculations. It is but an analysis of that system of mathematical instruction which has been steadily pursued at the Military Academy over a quarter of a century, and which has given to that institution its celebrity as a school of mathematical science." 375 pages with index. Brown cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, scuffing/some soiling to cover faces, spine is c... View more info

AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON ARITHMETIC, TAKEN PRINCIPALLY FROM THE ARITHMETIC OF S. F. LACROIX, AND TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH WITH SUCH ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS AS WERE FOUND NECESSARY IN ORDER TO ADAPT IT TO THE USE OF AMERICAN STUDENTS

By: Farrar, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Hilliard and Metcalf at the University Press: 1825

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 006626


"The first principles, as well as the more difficult parts of Mathematics, have, it is thought, been more fully and clearly explained by the French elementary writers, than by the English; and among these, Lacroix has held a very distinguished place. His treastises have been considered as the most complete, and the best suited to those who are destined for a public education." 144 pp. Blue paper over boards with brown paper spine. Cover corners and edges are rubb... View more info

ROBINSON'S PROGRESSIVE INTELLECTUAL ARITHMETIC; ON THE INDUCTIVE PLAN.

By: Fish, Daniel W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, & Company: 1872

Seller ID: 005817


Being a sequel to the progressive primary arithmetic, containing many original forms of analysis applicable to a great variety of practical questions, and designed for the more advanced classed in common schools and academies. 176 pages with appendix. Paper boards with black leather spine. Covers are very worn with significant rubbing to corners and edges, foxing, and areas where boards are exposed. Spine tips are frayed and leather is worn. Pencil/some pen writing ... View more info

A COURSE OF MATHEMATICS. IN TWO VOLUMES. FOR THE USE OF ACADEMIES, AS WELL AS PRIVATE TUITION. (VOLUME II)

By: Hutton, Charles

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Samuel Campbell, Evert Duyckinck, T. & J. Swords, Peter A. Mesier, R. M'Dermut, Thomas A. Ronalds, John Tiebout, and George Long: 1818

Seller ID: 006627


From the Fifth and Sixth London Editions, Revised and Corrected by Robert Adrain, A. M., Fellow of the American Philosophical Society, and Professor of Mathematics in Queen's College, New-Jersey. Volume II only. 558 pages, with table of logarithms of the numbers from 1 to 1000. Leather bound book with maroon title bar and gilt lettering on spine. Cover is very worn with corners and edges rubbed, some areas rubbed to boards. Tears/scuffing and dirt smudges to cover faces,... 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


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

A TREATISE ON PLANE AND SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY

By: Miller, E.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, Leach, Shewell And Sanborn: 1894

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 006030


"The matter and the methods of presentation are designed to enable the student to become thoroughly acquainted with the principles and applications of Trigonometry..." 114 pp. Also included: Six Place Logarithmic Tables, Together with a Table of Natural Sines, Cosines, Tangents, and Cotangents prepared by Webster Wells, 11 pp.; A Table Containing the Logarithms of Numbers From 1 to 10,000, 79 pp. Separate answer key to Miller's Trigonometry included at the con... View more info

LOGARITHMS TO 12 PLACES AND THEIR USE IN INTEREST CALCULATIONS

By: Sprague, Charles E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Published By Author: 1910

Seller ID: 007128


"The need of a logarithmic table for special cases, where the usual five-figure and seven-place results are insufficient, is often felt by the accountant and the actuary." 88 pp. Yellow cloth covers with red title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, cover faces are soiled and dirty with some ink spots, top cover edge is darkened, wear to joints, spine is darkened, spine ends are torn and fraying. Red top page... View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (VOL. 5, JULY 1919, NO. 7)

By: Wilson, Edwin B. (ed.)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins Company: 1919

Seller ID: 006919


Volume 5, July 1919, Number 7. Pages 225-320. Brown paper covers with contents listed on back cover. Cover corners and edges are chipped and creased, light soiling to cover faces, spine ends are torn, spine is creased. Very light browning to interior page edges, otherwise pages are clean with no marks. Document in VG- condition. View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (VOL. 14, JUNE 1928, NO. 6)

By: Wilson, Edwin Bidwell (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Easton, PA, Mack Printing Company: 1928

Seller ID: 006924


Volume 14, June 1928, Number 6. Pages 439-503. Brown paper covers with contents listed on back cover. Cover corners and edges are chipped and creased, light soiling to cover faces, spine is creased. Very light browning to interior page edges, otherwise pages are clean with no marks. Document in VG- condition. View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (VOL. 15, JULY 1929, NO. 7)

By: Wilson, Edwin Bidwell (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Easton, PA, Mack Printing Company: 1929

Seller ID: 006925


Volume 15, July 1929, Number 7. Pages 539-621. Brown paper covers with contents listed on back cover. Cover corners and edges are chipped and creased, light soiling to cover faces, spine is creased. Very light browning to interior page edges, otherwise pages are clean with no marks. Document in VG- condition. View more info