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The Course And Nature Of Fermentative Changes In Natural And Poluted Waters, And In Artificial Solutions, As Indicated By The Composition Of The Dissolved Gases, Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, II Series, Volume VI, Issue XI

By Adeney, W. E. .

Published by the Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, 1898. ----- Pages: 269-281. 10 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches: 27. 5 cm tall. Binding: No binding: Removed from the 1898 volume VI. Begins with first page of article with title at the head. Some remnants of old binding at spine, otherwise clean and in near fine condition. .

$12.00

Carbon Dioxide Assimilation in a Higher Palnt. Contained in Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 87, Issue 16 pages 1-19.

By Hoover, W. H. and Earl S. Johnston

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1933. ----- 2 Black and white illustrations. 6 3/8" x 9 5/8”. Binding: Original gray wrappers with black titles, unopened pages. Light browning and minor wear at outer edges of wrappers, otherwise a tight, interior clean copy.

$14.00

Sur le Dimorphisme dans les substances actives. Tetartoedrie. Contained in Annales de Chimie et de Physique (in original wraps), 3 Series, Volume 42 pages 418-428.

By Pasteur, Louis

Victor Masson, Paris, December 1854. -----Louis Pasteur, the father of microbiology and immunology, launched his scientific career by studying optical activity and the shapes of organic crystals. This paper his research on the dimorphism in the active substances. The rear folding plate has been divided between the articles, Pasteur has 1/4 of the plate with 6 figures. Listed in Osler #1540; Annales cited first in the Catalogue of Scientific Papers listing for this paper. For additional reference on Pasteur's work see DSB vol. 10; Dibner 198; Grolier-Horblit 82, PMM 336, Bulloch History of Bacteriology pg. 59, Partington IV: 306. ----- 1 fold-out plate at rear of issue. Pages: 385-512. 5 1/2" x 9”. Binding: Yellow wrappers with black titles at front and spine. Front wrapper partially detached, loss of small pieces of wrap at spine ends, two 1/4" closed tears at front wrap edges, slight chipping at lower edge of rear wrap. Wrapper has begun to curl at rear edges. Internally there is generally moderate foxing, Scattered light soiling at exterior edges of leaves,. Untrimmed. No writing nor stamps, not ex library.

$276.00

Sur une Nouvelle Classe de Phenomenes Electro-Chimiques. Contained in Bibliotheque Universelle des Sciences, Belles-Lettres, et Arts Faisant Suite a la Bibliotheque Britannique, Volume 33, Issue 4 pages 302-314.

By Nobili, Leopold

Bibliotheque Universelle, Geneve, 1826. -----Communique a Mr. le Prof. A. De La Rive. Listed in Royal Society Catalogue of Science Papers 1800-1863, vol. 4, the first appearance. It is the first paper cited in DSB vol. 10. Nobili was attempting to clarify the nature of electrical currents. Not listed in Ronalds. -----Also included in this issue are papers by Brousseaud, Nicollet, Hansteen, and de Candolle. Bibliotheque Universelle was considered Geneva's foremost scientific and literary journal (DSB vol. 8, pg. 38a). At the rear of Science & Arts issue is the index for volume 31, 32 and 33. Bound with the Science & Arts issue is Literature volume 33, no. 4 and Agriculture volume 11, no. 12. ----- Edited by Marc Auguste Pictet and Charles Pictet de Rochemont, Frederic Guillaume Maurice. 1 fold-out chart illustrations. ( Also contains Memoire sur l'Existence d'une Limite de la Vaporisation, lu a la Societe Royale de Londres le 15 Juin 1826 by Michael Faraday. The article deals with Faraday's supposition that there is a limit to vaporization when a substance, e. g. mercury, is strongly cooled. pages 290-301. Observations Telescopiques de la Lune by J. B. Emmet. Includes one fold-out chart in rear of copy. pages 261-271. ). 5 3/8" x 8”. Binding: Original quarter white vellum, blue paper over boards, white label with black titles. Some light wear and soiling at extremities. Library accession number at spine and front paste-down. Inked list of names and dates from 1830-1851 at front free endpaper. Interior is clean and tight. -----(Reference: DSB vol. 10, RSCSP vol. 4).

$26.00

Fate and Effects of Sediment-Bound Chemicals in Aquatic Systems

Pergamon Press, New York (1987). ----- Edited by Kenneth L. Dickson and Alan W. Maki. Monochrome illustrations. First printing. Pages: 449. 5 7/8" x 9 1/4”. Binding: Laminated blue cloth with white and blue titles at front and spine. An almost fine copy.

$21.00

The Heating Effect of Radium Emanation and its Products. Contained in Engineering An Illustrated Weekly Journal, Volume 93 & 94 pages 549.

By Rutherford, Ernest and H. Robinson

London, 1912. -----Contained in volume 94 (Lowood pg. 10, 1912C). A brief article on some experiments that Rutherford was performing to answer two fundamental questions. Was the energy of the radiations a measure of the heating effect and was the heating due to the a particles, or also to the other products. -----Six months bound as one volume. This is a two volume set, complete year. ----- Numerous monochrome illustrations. ( Also contains The Origin of B [ Beta ] and y [ Gamma ] Rays from Radioactive Substances by Ernest Rutherford A short article contained in volume 94. A brief article presented by Rutherford explaining that B rays were very complex, with some B rays converting into y rays; the B rays were changed by passing through matter, whilst the y rays were characteristic rays of the radium atom. (Lowood pg. 10, 1912D). pages 549. ). Pages: 894, 900. 10 1/2" x 13 1/2”. Binding: Half light brown calf, tan and dark brown marbled paper over boards, marbled page edges, raised bands, gilt design and black label with gilt titles at spine. Slight to moderate rubbing at extremities, corner board exposure just starting. Volume I small pieces of top layer of calf at upper front corner missing. Volume II small pieces of calf missing at spine heel and front corners. Provenance stamps: Stadsingeniorens Kontor and Udgaaet af Danmarks tekniske Bibliotek at front free, printer's blank and title page. Both volumes interior is clean and tight in bindings.

$32.00

Gmelins Handbuch der Anorganischen Chemie Schwefel-8. Auflage, Part A, Issue 2

Chemie, GmbH, Weinheim/Bergstr. (1969). ----- Pages: 61-510. 7 1/2" x 9 7/8”. Binding: Dark green cloth with gilt titles. A fine copy.

$26.00

Neue Allgemeine Deutsche Bibliothek Des LX. Bandes Erstes Stück. Funstes bis Biertes heft, Volume 60

Friedrich Nicolai, Berlin und Stettin, 1801. ----- Frontis, vignette at the center of the title page. Pages: 556. 8 3/8" x 5 3/8”. Binding: Gray abd black paper over boards, red label with gilt titles at the spine, page edges stained red. Moderately rubbed at the extremities with some loss of the paper over the boards. Internally bookplate at the front paste-down endpaper, Text pages are generally clean and tight in the binding.

$15.00

Il Pirrolo e I Suoi Derivati. Contained in Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei, 4 Series, Volume 4 pages 104.

By Ciamician, Giacomo Luigi

Salviucci, Roma, 1887. -----Ciamician's collected results of his investigations on the chemistry of pyrrole (a base of coal-tar) including 15 double-page charts (see DSB). -----Text in Italian. The volume also contains articles by other important scientists described in DSB: Righi, Grassi. G. Grassi's research in the anatomy of the Tisanuri (silverfish) contains 5 full-page plates. A. Righi 's article on the conductiblity of Bismuth when placed in a field magnetic including illustrations in text. ----- Numerous full-page plates including 2 chromos, illustrations in text illustrations. First printing. Binding: Half brown leather, marbled paper over boards, black label with gilt titles. Scuffed, worn at extremities, chipped at head and heel. Bookplate of Royal Geographical Society on front paste-down. Interior clean and tight.

$26.00

Resinography An Introduction to the Definition, Identification, and Recognition of Resins, Polymers, Plastics, and Fibers

By Rochow, Theodore Georgeand Eugene George Rochow.

Plenum Press, New York (1976). ----- Black and white illustrations. Pages: 193. 6 1/4" x 9 1/8”. Binding: Dark blue cloth with gilt titles at spine; illustrated blue and white dustjacket with white titles at spine and front. A fine copy in a edge worn dustjacket.

$14.00

Memoire sur l'Existence d'une Limite de la Vaporisation, lu a la Societe Royale de Londres le 15 Juin 1826. Contained in Bibliotheque Universelle des Sciences, Belles-Lettres, et Arts Faisant Suite a la Bibliotheque Britannique, Volume 33, Issue 4 pages 290-301.

By Faraday, Michael

Bibliotheque Universelle, Geneve, 1826. -----The article deals with Faraday's supposition that there is a limit to vaporization when a substance, e. g. mercury, is strongly cooled. -----Also included in this issue are papers by Brousseaud, Nicollet, Hansteen, and de Candolle. Bibliotheque Universelle was considered Geneva's foremost scientific and literary journal (DSB vol. 8, pg. 38a). At the rear of Science & Arts issue is the index for volume 31, 32 and 33. Bound with the Science & Arts issue is Literature volume 33, no. 4 and Agriculture volume 11, no. 12. ----- Edited by Marc Auguste Pictet and Charles Pictet de Rochemont, Frederic Guillaume Maurice. 1 fold-out chart illustrations. ( Also contains Sur une Nouvelle Classe de Phenomenes Electro-Chimiques by Leopold Nobili Communique a Mr. le Prof. A. De La Rive. Listed in Royal Society Catalogue of Science Papers 1800-1863, vol. 4, the first appearance. It is the first paper cited in DSB vol. 10. Nobili was attempting to clarify the nature of electrical currents. Not listed in Ronalds. pages 302-314. Observations Telescopiques de la Lune by J. B. Emmet Includes one fold-out chart in rear of copy. pages 261-271. ). 5 3/8" x 8”. Binding: Original quarter white vellum, blue paper over boards, white label with black titles. Some light wear and soiling at extremities. Library accession number at spine and front paste-down. Inked list of names and dates from 1830-1851 at front free endpaper. Interior is clean and tight. -----(Reference: DSB vol. 10, RSCSP vol. 4).

$26.00

Formulae Magistrales Berolinenses

Berlin, 1912. ----- Pages: 64. 5 3/8" x 8 3/4”. Binding: Black cloth backed gray boards with black titles at front. Some scattered soiling at boards, slight wear at extremities, 1/4" closed tear at spine end. Interior leaves clean and tight.

$14.00

The Origin of B [ Beta ] and y [ Gamma ] Rays from Radioactive Substances. Contained in Engineering An Illustrated Weekly Journal, Volume 93 & 94 pages 549.

By Rutherford, Ernest

London, 1912. -----A short article contained in volume 94. A brief article presented by Rutherford explaining that B rays were very complex, with some B rays converting into y rays; the B rays were changed by passing through matter, whilst the y rays were characteristic rays of the radium atom. (Lowood pg. 10, 1912D). -----Six months bound as one volume. This is a two volume set, complete year. ----- Numerous monochrome illustrations. ( Also contains The Heating Effect of Radium Emanation and its Products by Ernest Rutherford and H. Robinson. Contained in volume 94 (Lowood pg. 10, 1912C). A brief article on some experiments that Rutherford was performing to answer two fundamental questions. Was the energy of the radiations a measure of the heating effect and was the heating due to the a particles, or also to the other products. pages 549. ). Pages: 894, 900. 10 1/2" x 13 1/2”. Binding: Half light brown calf, tan and dark brown marbled paper over boards, marbled page edges, raised bands, gilt design and black label with gilt titles at spine. Slight to moderate rubbing at extremities, corner board exposure just starting. Volume I small pieces of top layer of calf at upper front corner missing. Volume II small pieces of calf missing at spine heel and front corners. Provenance stamps: Stadsingeniorens Kontor and Udgaaet af Danmarks tekniske Bibliotek at front free, printer's blank and title page. Both volumes interior is clean and tight in bindings.

$32.00

Neue Allgemeine Deutsche Bibliothek Zwenten Bandes Drittes Heft- Intelligenzblatt No. 8, 9 & 10; Zwenten Bandes Biertes Heft

Carl Ernst Bohn, Kiel, 1793. ----- Frontis. Pages: varies each issue. 8 3/8" x 5 3/8”. Binding: Gray wrappers, inked titles at spine, each issue the original blue wrappers have been bound in, deckled fore-edge. Heavy soiling at the gray wrappers and at the exterior page edges, 2" closed tear at the front and rear joint near spine end. Internally occasional old damp stain at text and frontis, text pages are tight in the binding.

$22.00

On the Extraction of Glucinum from Beryl The Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, 2 Series, Volume 8

By Pollok, James Holm.

Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, 1904. ----- Pages: 139-152. 11 1/4" x 8 3/4”. Binding: Light blue wrappers with black titles at front. Wrappers detached, light fading at the edge of the wrappers, small institute stamp at upper front edge, slight scattered soiling at the wrappers. Internally small institute stamp at center of title page, otherwise text pages are clean.

$14.00

Gmelin Handbuch der Anorganischen Chemie Borverbindungen, Teil 11 Carborane 3, Volume 42

By Gmelin, Leopold.

Springer, New York, 1977. ----- 7 1/8" x 10”. Binding: Dark green cloth with gilt titles. Light wear to boards, otherwise a very good copy.

$14.00

Memorie di Cristallografia di Quintino Sella. Contained in Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei 1884-85, 4 Series, Volume 1 & 2 pages 5-213.

By Cossa, Alfonso

Salviucci, Roma, 1885. -----Volume 2 dedicated to articles on cristallografia, containing 15 full page plates, several in-text illustrations. -----Volume 1 also contains the following article: "Influenza del magnetismo sulla embrogenesi. Contributo alle ricerche biologiche,” by Carlo Maggiorani, pages 123-143 contains 1 color two-page plate. Text in Italian. ----- Numerous plates. ( Also contains La respirazione periodica e la respirazione superflua o di lusso by Angelo Mosso. This is Mosso's preliminary work on respiration which leds to his conclusion in 1897 that the respiratory symptoms produced at high altitudes were due to a lack of carbon dioxide (see G/M, 950). Contains 8 fold-out plates, in-text illustrations. pages 457-516. Ricerche sperimentali e teoriche intorno alla riflessione della luce polarizzata sul polo d'una calamita by Augusto Righi. Righi was known for his work in electric oscillations, which contributed to the development of wireless telegraphy, or radio (seeDSB). Contains 1 plate. pages 367-415. Sulle osservazioni del bordo e delle protuberanze solari fatte al r. Osservatorio del Campidoglio by Lorenzo Respighi. Respighi's continuing important early work on sunspot activity including 3 color two-page plates and one two-page graph plate. pages 31-72. ). Pages: 682; 226. 8 1/2" x 11 1/2”. Binding: Half brown calf, marbled boards with gilt titles at spine. Rubbed at extremities, some scuffing at boards. Interior leaves clean and tight, provenance: Library of the Royal Geographical Society bookplate at front and rear paste-downs.

$305.00

A New Law in Thermochemistry

By Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth.

The Academy, Washington, DC, 1903. -----Clarke was perhaps the most distinguished of early American Geochemists (see Dictionary of Scientific Biography, vol. 3, pages 292-294). ----- Pages: 37. 7" x 10”. Binding: Original blue wrappers with black titles. Chipping at wrapper extremities, lower front corner of wrapper missing, some browning at outer wrapper edges. Provenance: American Museum of Natural History stamp at page 1. Some browning at interior leaves. Tight in wrappers.

$14.00

La respirazione periodica e la respirazione superflua o di lusso. Contained in Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei 1884-85, 4 Series, Volume 1 & 2 pages 457-516.

By Mosso, Angelo

Salviucci, Roma, 1885. -----This is Mosso's preliminary work on respiration which leds to his conclusion in 1897 that the respiratory symptoms produced at high altitudes were due to a lack of carbon dioxide (see G/M, 950). Contains 8 fold-out plates, in-text illustrations. -----Volume 1 also contains the following article: "Influenza del magnetismo sulla embrogenesi. Contributo alle ricerche biologiche,” by Carlo Maggiorani, pages 123-143 contains 1 color two-page plate. Text in Italian. ----- Numerous plates. ( Also contains Memorie di Cristallografia di Quintino Sella by Alfonso Cossa Volume 2 dedicated to articles on cristallografia, containing 15 full page plates, several in-text illustrations. pages 5-213. Ricerche sperimentali e teoriche intorno alla riflessione della luce polarizzata sul polo d'una calamita by Augusto Righi Righi was known for his work in electric oscillations, which contributed to the development of wireless telegraphy, or radio (seeDSB). Contains 1 plate. pages 367-415. Sulle osservazioni del bordo e delle protuberanze solari fatte al r. Osservatorio del Campidoglio by Lorenzo Respighi Respighi's continuing important early work on sunspot activity including 3 color two-page plates and one two-page graph plate. pages 31-72. ). Pages: 682; 226. 8 1/2" x 11 1/2”. Binding: Half brown calf, marbled boards with gilt titles at spine. Rubbed at extremities, some scuffing at boards. Interior leaves clean and tight, provenance: Library of the Royal Geographical Society bookplate at front and rear paste-downs.

$305.00

The Carbonic Anhydride of the Atmosphere. Contained in The Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society, Volume 9, Issue 2 pages 107-270.

By Letts, E. A. and R. F. Blake

Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, March 1900. -----With 3 fold out plates. ----- Pages: 107-270. 9" x 5 3/4”. Binding: Original blue wrappers with black titles at the front and spine. Scattered slight to moderate soiling at the wrappers, loss of small pieces of the wrapper at the spine ends, light browqning at the wrapper edges. Internally text and plates are clean and tight.

$20.00

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