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Georgius Agricola, DE RE METALLICA, Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations & Appendices upon the Development of Mining, Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy, and Mining Law from earliest times to the 16th Century.
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Georgius Agricola, DE RE METALLICA, Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations & Appendices upon the Development of Mining, Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy, and Mining Law from earliest times to the 16th Century.

By [Georg Agricola, 1494-1555], Hoover, Herbert [Clark] 1864-1964 and Lou Henry 1874-1944, Tr.

Salisbury House, London, E. C: Published for the Translators by The Mining Magazine, 1912. Translated by Herbert Clark Hoover [1874-1964] and Lou Henry Hoover [1875-1944]. Illustrated by Plates, one folding and reproduction of original title page [after the first Latin Edition of 292 plates by Blasius Weffring (and Hans Rudolf Manuel 1525-1571)]. First English Translation edition. Initially 3,000 copies (which cost over $20,000 to produce due to plate replication), actual printing is about half intended. Original full vellum, black spine print, 5 raised bands, uncut. Hinge repaired with J. Hewit acid free (AF) undyed calf, new AF front endpaper, spine numbers retouched and vellum cleaned. In custom Clambox in full AF undyed J. Hewit calf, Hollander AF brown Japapnese tissue sides, Shepherds AF paper bottoms with parchment label to be affixed for flat or upright storage. Restoration and box done by by KTB of Old Working Books & Bindery. Three items laid in: a notation to reduce and move the plate from pp. 383 to 33 (not done), typed Latin title and original 3.25 x 5.5-inch note on "this addition...".. Inscribed by "Dr Skiff with compliments HC Hoover" ffep [Dr. Skiff is faint]. Folio (35cm). pp. [2pl, 1], xxxi, [1] decoration, 640, [1] colophon, [3] blank. Appendices, Indices. Very Good/No jacket, as issued/As New. Gift F. J. V. Skiff to the Field Museum of Natural History Library, Chicago bookplate on front pastedown. Note "Dr. Skiff" is faint on signature page which has been repaired with AF paper and adhesive about half way down. Perforated stamp and numbers to title page. Association copy of Frederick James Volney Skiff (1851-1921), Officer of the World's Colombian Commission for Mines and Mining 1893; Director of Exhibits for the International Olympic Committee St. Louis 1904; Director in Chief of Exhibit Departments for the Commissioner General of the US in Paris 1900. The Field Museum was the outgrowth of the Colombian Exhibition with Skiff as first director. Hoover was a member of the first graduating class from Stanford, "Bert" received an A.B. in Geology in 1895 under John Casper Branner (to whom the translation is dedicated). In his senior year Lou Henry, also from Iowa, enrolled as a freshman. As the first woman, she received the first A.B. in Geology in 1898 from Stanford awarded to a woman. They were married in 1899. Over a five year period they labored to produce this translation for which they received the 1914 Gold Metal from The Mining and Metallurgical Society. Hoover worked as a Geologist prior to his term as 31st American President 1929-33. The work is regarded as the greatest scientific contribution ever made by an American President. (PMM). [We rebind and restore books and add custom storage boxes]..

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Image-Based Research: A Sourcebook for Qualitative Researchers.
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Image-Based Research: A Sourcebook for Qualitative Researchers.

By Prosser, Jon, Ed.

Bristol, PA: Palmer Press (Taylor & Francis Group), (1998). Illustrated by b/w photographs, Caroline Archer cover. Stated First edition. Stiff wraps. 8vo. pp. 318. Index, Notes on contributors. Very Good. Heal and corner nick. Multi-contributor endeavor. ISBN: 9780750706490..

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Thermodynamic Properties of Steam including Data for the Liquid and Solid Phases.

By Keenan, Joseph H. and Frederick G. Keyes.

New York: John Wiley & Sons, February 1946. Illustrated by figures, plates and tables. Stated 12th printing of first edition. c.1936. Blind stamped burgundy cloth. 4to. pp. 89. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued/Ex-Lib. Stamp and rear pocket of Dudley Observatory. Rear sections pp.84-87 are reprinted from Huntington's "Four Place Tables"; pp. 88-89 from Marks & Davis "Steam Tables and Diagrams"..

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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. VI (Fascicule 1)
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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. VI (Fascicule 1)

By Lorentz, H. A. (Hendrick Antoon) 1853-1928; K. (Kalman) Lambrecht 1889-1936.

Haarlem: Les HŽritiers Loosjes, 1928. Illustrated by b/w text illustrations, plates. First separate edition. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. 8vo. pp. xix, [1], 50, [4] plates. Very Good. Covers soiled, most sections unopened with some edge darkening, one archival short page tear. Text in German, Dutch & French. Contents: Application de la ThŽorie des Žlectrons au propriŽtŽs des MŽtaux; Fluorographische Beobachtungen an den "elastischen Fasern" des Pterosaurier-patagiums (mit 2 Tafeln)..pre-Padian/Rayner (in their bibliography)..

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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie II, Vol. IX, Premire-Quatrime Partie.

By Dubois, Van der Ven, Hoorweg, Van der Horn & Bos, De Vries, Bruyning, Van Laar.

Haarlem: Les HŽritiers Loosjes, 1904-5. Illustrated by b/w text illustrations, 5 pull-out plates (4). First edition. SŽrie II, Vol. IX index sheet laid-in . 3 volumes. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened . 4to. pp. [viii], 130; [viii], 131-275; [xx], 277-426; 427-615, plates. Very Good. Covers soiled, internally VG, most sections unopened. Text in Dutch and French. Highlights: (Programms 1904-5), La valeur boulangre du froment. Recherches et analyses (4 planches), L'age de l'argile de Tgelen et les espces de cervidŽs qu'elle continent. (1 plate). (Postage as 3 books)..

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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. VI (Fascicule 2). Inleidng tot de golvings- en de quantum-mechanica. Zaterdagmiddagvoordracthen in Teyler's Stichting te Haarlem Op 3, 10 en 17 maart 1928
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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. VI (Fascicule 2). Inleidng tot de golvings- en de quantum-mechanica. Zaterdagmiddagvoordracthen in Teyler's Stichting te Haarlem Op 3, 10 en 17 maart 1928

By Fokker, A.D. (Adriaan Daniel) 1887-1972.

Haarlem: Les HŽritiers Loosjes, 1928. Illustrated by mathematical notation. First separate edition. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. 8vo (24.5cm). pp. 51-97, [1] Inhoud. Very Good. Covers soiled, most sections unopened with some edge darkening. Text in Dutch et French. Introduction ˆ la MŽcanique Ondulatoire et ˆ la ThŽorie des Quanta (confŽrences). Hoofdstuk I-VII..

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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. VII (Fascicule 5)
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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. VII (Fascicule 5)

By Mulder, Antoine, E.C. Wiersma & C.J. Gorter, A.D. Fokker, C.J. Gorter.

La Haye: Marinus Nijhoff, 1933. Illustrated by b/w text figures. First thus edition. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. 8vo (24.5cm). pp. xix, [2], 295-386. Very Good. Covers soiled, most sections unopened with some edge darkening. Text in Dutch, French, English. Contents: Programmas 1933; Sur une nouvelle mŽthode de construction d'un rŽflecteur de son donnant des ondes cylindriques; Remarks on the susceptibility of oxygen gas; Fokker: (Kristallysmmetrie und Gitterschwingungen; De beteekenis der atoomkleuren; Symmetrische trillingen); Gorter: (Der Faraday-Effekt in paramagnetischen Lšsungen; Some remarks on the thermodynamics of supraconductivity)..

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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie II, Vol. X, Deuxime Partie.

By Dubois, Van der Ven, Van Laar.

Haarlem: Les HŽritiers Loosjes, 1906. Illustrated by b/w text illustrations, 1 pull-out plate. First edition. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. 4to. pp. [viii], 75-179, [planche]. Very Good. Covers soiled, internally VG, most sections unopened. Text in Dutch and French. Includes: (Programms 1906), ƒtudes sur les caux souterraines des Pays-Bas; La charge de contact entire une paroi poreuse et des solutions salines; Sur l'allure des courbes de plissement chez les mŽlanges de substances normales, et les Žquilibres possibles entre une phase gazeuze et une ou deux phases liquides; La pluralitŽ des pŽriodes glaciares dans les dŽpots pleistocnes et pliocnes des Pays-Bas..

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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. VIII (Fascicule 1-5 ).

By Gorter, Casimir, Seeder, Van Ormondt, Meljer, A.D. Fokker & Kloosterman & Belinfante, Nordheim, Ter Horst, Rathenau, Muntendam.

La Haye: Marinus Nijhoff, 1935-8. Illustrated by b/w text figures. First thus edition. (entire volume). 5 volumes. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. Inscribed by . 8vo. pp. 106; 107-188; 189-287; 289-390; xx, [2], 391-498. Very Good. Covers soiled (some chipped and torn, one tape repaired), some sections unopened with some edge darkening. Text in Dutch, French, English. Highlights: Programmas, On supraconductivity, ...of alloys; Energy distribution between the products of the transmutation of boron atoms; The spreading of complex proteins (pepsin, trypsin, ovalbumin, myosin; An apparatus for pressure measurements of spreading substances; Zur Thermodynamik des supraleitenden Zustandes; Radioactiviteit en atoomkernen; Paramagnetic relaxation; Interaction between atomic nuclei and electrons; Optische un photochemische Versuche mit Phosphor; Quelques nouveaux resultants de la spectroscopie a vide; Over de atoomkruen, ...structuren van vezeistoffen; tensions de radiation acoustique; Energie un Bewegungsgrosse der transversalen Wellen FlŸsigkeiten; Ultrasone trillingen; Martinus van Marum. (Postage as 2 books)..

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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. IX (Fascicule 1-4 only)

By Rathenau, Fokker, Kruyt, Blaauw, Julius, Tinbergen, Van Der Hoop, Opechowski, Becker, Dijksterhuis, De Waard.

La Haye: Marinus Nijhoff, 1939-1941. Illustrated by b/w text figures, one plate. First thus edition. 4 volumes. Original printed wraps. 8vo. pp. 98; 99-168 (1 pull-out plate, Blaauw); 169-342, [2]; 345-430. Good. Covers soiled (some internal dampstains), some edge darkening. Text in Dutch, French, English. Highlights: Programmas; Uber Relexion von Dristallen im fernen Ultraviolett; Fokker: (tesions de radiation acoutsitques, Over het magnetisme, Hamilton's Canonical Equations motion wave groups, Order and disorder in the small arrangements of atom, Thermomagnetics, Hoepels en tollen, The rising top-experimental evidence and theory; Voorbeeiden uit de schelkunde, biologie, medishce wetenschap, economische wetenschap, psychologie; Narede; cristallographiques, Dirck Volckerisz Coorhnert (1522-1590); Simon Stevin (1548-1629); Isaac Beeckman (1588-1637). (Postage as 2 books)..

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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie II, Vol. IV, Troisime Partie.

By Van Der Sleen, Bohnensieg.

Haarlem: Les HŽritiers Loosjes, 1894. Illustrated by 24 plates. First edition. SŽrie II, Vol. IV index laid-in with binding sheet (if all Volume IV purchased). Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. 4to. pp. [xxv], [168], [planches], 869-917. Very Good. Cover chipped and soiled, internally near fine, most sections unopened, plate section detached. Text in Dutch and French. Includes: (Programms 1894), Sur l'examen bactŽriologique qualitatif de l'eau, avec description de 80 espces et 118 Žpreuves phototypiques; Quatrime supplŽment et additions au Catalogue de la Bibliothque..

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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. V.
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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. V.

By Lorentz, Van Der Sleen.

Haarlem: Les HŽritiers Loosjes, 1922. Illustrated by mathematical notation (Lorentz); b/w text illustrations in 20 figures (last Van der Sleen article). First separate edition. Tissue index laid in. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. 8vo. pp. xvii, [2], 183. Very Good+. Light cover soil with faint Observatory stamp, most sections unopened, edge toning to pages. Text in Dutch and French. Contents scanned for complete volume 5. Highlights: Lorentz: De electronentheorie; Het magnetisme; Quelques recherches ˆ propos du nettoyage des tableaux de Frans Hals ˆ Harlem, (avec une introduction de G.D. Gratama)..

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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. IX (Fascicule 6)
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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. IX (Fascicule 6)

By Schultz, Opechowski, Fokker.

La Haye: Marinus Nijhoff, 1947. Illustrated by b/w text figures. First thus edition. Some reprints from Physica. Original printed wraps. 8vo. pp. xxv, [1] 541-587. Good. Cover soiled, 2 small repaired tears, internal toning, most sections unopened. Text in Dutch, French, English. Contents: Programmas; An Electrostatic voltmeter of high precision; Opechowski: (Sur la vie moyenne des mŽsons du rayonnement cosmique; Delevensduur van de mesonen in de kosmische straling); Fokker: Wiskunde en natuurkunde (voordracht)..

$15.00

ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. I.
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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. I.

By L—rentz, Elias, Snouck Hurgronje, Brugmans, Dubois.

Haarlem: Les HŽritiers Loosjes, 1912. Illustrated by mathematical notation. First separate edition. Two page issue index laid in. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. Signed by J. J. Verwijnen (Bibliothecaire) on folded 4 page publisher exchange notifiction to [Dudley] Observatory, Albany N.Y. laid in. new 8vo (24.5cm) format. pp. xi, [5], 149. Very Good. Covers soiled and chipped, internally toned with most sections unopened, archival cover repairs. Text in Dutch and French. Contents scanned. Highlights: Lorentz (Sur la thŽorie de l'effet Zeeman dans une direction quelconque, Nouveaux rŽsultants dans le domaine des thŽories molŽculaires, Quelques remarques sur la thŽorie du magnŽtisme); Elias (Le phŽnomne de Zeeman des lignes d'Žmission dans une direction qui fait un angle quelconque avec les lignes de force, ThŽorie des monochromateurs ˆ grande intensitŽ); Over panislamisme; Jeanne d'Arc in historie en litteratuur, ...dans l'histoire et la littŽrature; Over de plaats van Pitecanthropus in het zošlogisch systeem..

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Wissenschaft und Hypothese. Autorisierte Deutsche Ausgabe mit erlŠuternden Anmerkungen von F. und L. Lindemann. Dritte Verbesserte Auflage.
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Wissenschaft und Hypothese. Autorisierte Deutsche Ausgabe mit erlŠuternden Anmerkungen von F. und L. Lindemann. Dritte Verbesserte Auflage.

By Poincare, Henri.

Leipzig & Berlin: Teubner, 1914. Stated 3rd edition. c.1904. Yellow cloth, black end papers, marbled edges. 8vo. pp. 4 (ads), xvii, 337, [1] blank, [8] ads. Very Good+/No jacket, as issued. Light cover wear, foxing starting..

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Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year 1871
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Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year 1871

By Watts, Frederick, Commissioner.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1872. Illustrated by 29 numbered plates (collated) . First edition. Half leather with boards, end papers and edges marbled. 8vo. pp. 524. Index. Very Good. Edgewear and rubbing to binding, internally near fine. Plate highlights: several fungus (grapevines, tomatoes, pears), Gang Plow (patented this year, 1871), Parvin's Traction Engine, Seed Drill, Moule's Earth-Commode, sows, cows and goats, engravings of three Agricultural 'land-grant colleges' (NE, NH, OH). Article highlights: Facts from Florida, Introduction of Jute plant, wools of US, 1871 agricultural patents, irrigation in different countries (and Colorado), Centennial of American Independence, Industrial education of women, statistics of fences in US, Resources of Montana Territory. [Contents and Illustrations scanned to illustrate period agriculture, then a composite of the 1837 'vision' (seeds, plants and patents) with Lincoln's 1862 Morrill Act, or, pre-Hatch Act of 1887 (and Extension Service, Smith-Lever Act of 1914), Cleveland's 1889 USDA, and split separating USPO (Patent Office), Department of the Interior, etc]. Prior to 1862, there were about 19 states with existing colleges/universities; by 1871 there were 32 states (approx.)..

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Fiftieth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture 1902 (Pub. Doc. No. 4), together with the Fiftieth Annual Report of the Hatch Experiment Station of the Massachusetts Agricultural College 1903. Pub. Doc. No. 33
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Fiftieth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture 1902 (Pub. Doc. No. 4), together with the Fiftieth Annual Report of the Hatch Experiment Station of the Massachusetts Agricultural College 1903. Pub. Doc. No. 33

By N/A.

Boston: Wright & Potter, 1903. Illustrated by plates and text drawings. First edition. Blind-stamped black cloth. 8vo. pp. 515; 163. Indices. Very Good. Several cloth nicks, head chipped; internally very good with top corner bumped. Highlights: Beef Production in New England (Sanborn), Our Agricultural Advance (Waugh), Two Years with Birds on a Farm, illustrated (Edward Howe Forbush), Statement of Experiments with Corn (Brooks), Rights and Duties concerning Highways (M.F. Dickinson, Esq.) ["The Hatch Act of 1887 (March 2, 7 U.S.C. 361a...)" authorized states with land grant agricultural colleges (Lincoln's 1862 Morrill Act) to establish research stations. Massachusetts was the only state to retain "Hatch" in report titles (1888-1907) which 'extended' to include reports issued by the Meteorological Observatory "of the Hatch Experiment Station" through 1953]..

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AMERICAN SCIENTIST, Vol. 33, No. 4, Autumn Number, October 1945,  with Supplement: The Atom, New Source of Energy, A Tide in the Affairs of Men.
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AMERICAN SCIENTIST, Vol. 33, No. 4, Autumn Number, October 1945, with Supplement: The Atom, New Source of Energy, A Tide in the Affairs of Men.

By Baitsell, George A., Ed.

Burlington, VT: Society of Sigma Xi [Yale University], October 1945. Illustrated by 3 color plates, b&w illustrations throughout. First edition. 2 volumes. Stapled wraps with 4to stapled insert. 8vo. pp. ; 8. Near Fine. Characteristic toning and staple rusting. McGraw-Hill Supplement on the atom is reprinted for this issue and was issued laid in and folded in half. Cover contents scanned, highlights include psychological aspects of military aviation, Sir Alexander Fleming (penicillin), vacuum chemistry (Hickman), epidemiology (Wilson, Harvard), full page ad for the Smyth Report and other early atomic related energy publications..

$75.00

COSMOGONIC CHART ON PHOBOS, The.

By Lahoz, D. G. (D. Demetrios Garcia), Dr. b.1934.

Toronto: self (Fabulous Printing, Inc.), May 31, 1981. Illustrated by 47 b&w figures. First edition. Stiff illustrated wraps. 8vo. pp. 162, [1]. Very Good. Traces of soil and paper clip impression; bottom corner chip to cover and first two pages. "Conclusive evidence of an aged Martian super homo sapiens who carved Aeonian planetary evolution in syllogism of polyvalent logic using a language of descriptive geometry". Research Associate at the University of Toronto. Two sections in Spanish. ISBN: 0969098537..

$85.00

Arctic Institute of North America [and] AINA Constitution [and] A Program of Desirable Scientific Investigations in Arctic North America, Bulletin No. 1, March 1946, The.

By AINA.

Montreal: Arctic Institute of North America , 1946. Illustrated by Richard Edes Harrison cover and b/w centerfold photographs on first offering. First edition. 3 volumes. Stapled wraps. 12mo. pp. 8; 3; 65. Very Good/Ex-Lib. College library stamps and numbers, internally fine. Three inaugural publications of the institute in March 1946. Post as one..

$30.00

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