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Memoirs Of The American Academy Of Arts And Sciences. New Series, Vol[ume] V. [Part 2]

by American Academy Of Arts and Sciences [Josiah Parsons Cooke, Jr. ]

Condition: Very Good-; Stitching is sound but there are two vertical creases in spine, a two inch water stain on spine and rear cover, int


Cambridge & Boston: Metcalf & Company, Printers. Very Good-; Stitching is sound but there are two vertical creases . in spine, a two inch water stain on spine and rear cover, internally . the book is as new - a very attractive copy.. 1855. First Edition. Softcover. 4to 11" - 13" tall; Uncut and unopened in publisher's printed wraps, [4], 179-411, [1], xv pages, plates, index, containing eight papers. **Contains Josiah P. Cooke, Jr's "The Numerical Relation between the Atomic Weights, with some Thoughts on the Classification of the Chemical Elements" (with large folding table) & "On Two New Crystallline Compunds of Zinc and Antimoney, and on the Cause of the Variation of Composition observed in their Crystals" (with a plate). **Also: David Humphreys Storer's "A History of the Fishes of Massachusetts" (in part), with seven plates. **"Discussion of Observations for the... Curves of Terrestial Magnetism on and near the Line of the Boundary Survey between the United States and Mexico..." with a map. **Descriptions of New Species of Fossils, from the Cretaceous Formations of Nebraska..." by James Hall and F.B. Meek, with eight plates. **Dictionary of American Biography, of Josiah P. Cooke: "This was the first scientific attempt to classify the elements by their atomic weights..." .


  • Bookseller: Hurley Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 57779
  • Title: Memoirs Of The American Academy Of Arts And Sciences. New Series, Vol[ume] V. [Part 2]
  • Author: American Academy Of Arts and Sciences [Josiah Parsons Cooke, Jr. ]
  • Format/binding:Softcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good-; Stitching is sound but there are two vertical creases in spine, a two inch water stain on spine and rear cover, int
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Metcalf & Company, Printers
  • Place: Cambridge & Boston
  • Date published: 1855
  • Keywords: Linneous, Atomic Weights, Natural History, Fish, Massachusetts, Plant Species, New Mexico, Terrestrial Magnetism, Fossils
  • Bookseller catalogs: Science;
  • Subjects: SCIENCE / General;


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