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Birds of Paradise: Revealing the World's Most Extraordinary Birds

Birds of Paradise: Revealing the World's Most Extraordinary Birds

by Laman, Tim; Scholes, Edwin

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Washington DC: National Geographic/The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 2012. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Laman, Tim. A lush and stunning book of color photographs of the New Guinea's elusive birds-of-paradise. Signed by author & photographer Tim Laman on the title in year of publication. Scarce! First Printing. 227 pp. Oblong 4to. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover. Brand new.
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The Best of Grand Canyon Nature Notes 1926-1935

The Best of Grand Canyon Nature Notes 1926-1935

by Lamb, Susan (Editor)

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Grand Canyon, AZ: Grand Canyon Natural History Association, 1994. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine. xvi, 167 pp. 8vo. Clean, crisp copy.
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ARRANGEMENT OF ELECTRONS LEADS TO CHEMICAL ELEMENTS: The Arrangement of Electrons in Atoms and...

ARRANGEMENT OF ELECTRONS LEADS TO CHEMICAL ELEMENTS: "The Arrangement of Electrons in Atoms and Molecules" (Journal of the American Chemical Society 41 No.6; pp. 868-934, June 1919)

by Langmuir, Irving

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Easton, PA: American Chemical Society, 1919. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. In this 1819 paper Irving Langmuir (1881-1957) proposed a set of eleven postulates describing the arrangement of electrons in shells and layers, and used the postulates to derive the properties of the chemical elements. In the same paper he also coined the term "covalence." Langmuir was awarded the 1932 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "for his discoveries and investigations in surface chemistry.". [4], [113]-120, [855]-1030 pp. [4 pp. ads]. 8vo. Green paper covers with slight darkening at edges of front and rear covers from age, 1/2" loss at head of spine. Clean within.
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Annales de Chimie et de Physique, Tome XIII: "Sur la Diminution de la durée du jour par le refroidissement de la terre" and "Extrait d'un Memoire sur le Refroidissement seculaire du globe terrestre

by Laplace, Simon; Fourier, Joseph

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Paris: Chez Crochard, 1820. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Fine. Two papers by famous scientists describing theories of the cooling of the earth. Laplace's article, "Sur la Diminution de la durée du jour par le refroidissement de la terre" pp. 410-417, 1820; Fourier's article, "Extrait d'un Memoire sur le Refroidissement seculaire du globe terrestre" pp. 418-438. 448 pp., 8vo. Quarter leather binding with brown leather spine and marbled boards. Spine has four raised bands with black leather patch title with gold embossed titling. A very nicely executed later binding originally published in wraps. Light wear at edges. Ex-Library with small ink stamp on title page and at base of page 5. Very clean within.
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PRESSURE OF LIGHT: Untersuchungen ĂŒber die DruckkrĂ€fte des Lichtes (Annalen der Physik: Vol....
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PRESSURE OF LIGHT: "Untersuchungen ĂŒber die DruckkrĂ€fte des Lichtes" (Annalen der Physik: Vol. 6, pp. 433-458)

by Lebedev, Pyotr

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Leipzig, Germany: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1901. First Edition. Three Quarter Leather. Very Good. Pyotr Lebedev (1866-1912) used a very sensitive experiment to confirm Maxwell's prediction of the radiation pressure of light, and announced the finding at the World Physics Congress in Paris. viii, 876 pp. 8vo. Recent brown three quarter leather binding with dark leather spine and corners, four raised bands at spine with gold tilting. Interior clean with the only indication of ex-library being the "Withdrawn" stamp on the title page. Text in German.
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The Janus Press: 1955-75
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The Janus Press: 1955-75

by Lehrer, Ruth Fine

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Burlington, VT: The Robert Hull Fleming Museum, 1975. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. Signed. 42 pp. Most likely bound by The Janus Press as a keepsake for subscribers and friends, although composed and printed by the Stinehour Press. Paper covered boards with a brown cloth spine and small applied paper label to title. Gift inscription dated 1976 from Claire Van Vliet on second free endpaper. An exceptional copy of the catalog raisonne of the first twenty years of The Janus Press.
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LINNEAR COMBINATION OF ATOMIC ORBITALS: The Molecular Orbital Theory of Chemical Valency: I. The...
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LINNEAR COMBINATION OF ATOMIC ORBITALS: "The Molecular Orbital Theory of Chemical Valency: I. The Determination of Molecular Orbitals" & "The Molecular Orbital Theory of Chemical Valency: II. Equivalent Orbitals in Molecules of Known Symmetry." (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 198, No. 1052, pp. 1-13, 14-26)

by Lennard-Jones, John

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Cambridge, England: Royal Society of London, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Sir John Lennard-Jones (1894-1954) showed how to use the "linear combination of atomic orbitals" (LCAO) approximation for molecular orbitals to derive the electronic structure of complex molecules such as fluorine and oxygen in addition to simpler molecules. iv, 140 pp. 8vo. Gray paper wraps with library stamp in red at upper right corner of cover, small note in pencil at foot of cover. Interior clean.
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To Remember Albert M. (Micky) Bender. With an Appreciation by Elise S. Haas

by Lewis, Oscar; Haas, Elise S.

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San Franciscio, CA: Robert Grabhorn & Andrew Hoyem, 1973. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Frontispiece portrait of Albert Bender by Ansel Adams. A celebration of the life of noted San Francisco patron of the arts, Albert Bender. Printed by Grabhorn & Hoyem in an edition of 200 copies. 38 pp. Light brown buckram covered boards with paper title label pasted to spine. Light discoloration to cover boards around edges. Clean and crisp within. Beautifully produced with a red titling to title page as well as a green and yellow rose, red capital letter at the start of each short chapter.
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The Effects of a Magnetic Field on Radiation: Memoirs by Faraday, Kerr and Zeeman

by Lewis, E. P. (Editor); Faraday, Michael; Kerr, John; Zeeman, Pieter

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Hardcover. Very Good. xvii, 102 pp. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with yellow embossed titling to cover board and spine. Light fading to spine title. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown.
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The Concord Fight (2 Volumes)

by Lister, Jeremy; Barrett, Amos; French, Allen (Forward)

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Concord, MA: Robert D. Naiva, 1975. First Edition. Full Leather. Fine. An absolutely exquisite miniature two-volume leather edition. Each volume is the account of the Battle of Concord from the American and English perspective. Full blue leather, gold embossed title in a blue coth slipcase that has light wear and scuffing from shelf wear. Each volume pristine within. One of 2,000 copies; printed by Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem, Holland; bound by Reliure du Centre S.A., Limoges, France.
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INFLAMMATION: An Inquiry Regarding the Parts of the Nervous System Which Regulate the...
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INFLAMMATION: "An Inquiry Regarding the Parts of the Nervous System Which Regulate the Contractions of the Arteries," "On the Cutaneous Pigmentary System of the Frog," & "On the Early Stages of Inflammation" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 148 for the Year 1858, pp. 607-625, 627-643, 645-702)

by Lister, Joseph

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London: Royal Society of London, 1858. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Joseph Lister's (1827-1912) articles investigate pigmentation in frogs and his explanation of inflammation. Although he did not develop the product, Lister's work in antisepsis led Joseph Lawrence to name the mouthwash Listerine after him in 1879 Also contains John P. Gassiot's "The Bakerian Lecture -- On the Stratifications and Dark Band in Electrical Discharges as observed in Torricellian Vacua" (Volume 148 pp. 1-16, 1858) and Arthur Cayley's "Memoir on the Theory of Matrices" & "A Memoir on the Automorphic Linear Transformation of Bipartite Quadric Function" (pp. 17-37, 39-52). v, [8], 21, [1]-909 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
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HELIUM IN THE SUN: Spectroscopic Observations of the Sun. -- No. II (Philosophical Transactions...
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HELIUM IN THE SUN: "Spectroscopic Observations of the Sun. -- No. II" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 159 for the Year 1869, pp. 425-444)

by Lockyer, J. Norman

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London: Royal Society of London, 1869. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. J. Norman Lockyer's (1836-1920) paper explaining his discovery of helium in the sun, a discovery that was made 25 years before helium was discovered on earth. Also contains Thomas Andrews' "The Bakerian Lecture: On the Continuity of the Gaseous and Liquid States of Matter" (pp. 575-590). iv, v, [4], [4], 28, [1]-812 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
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Researches in Spectrum-Analysis in Connexion with the Spectrum of the Sun. No. III and IV...
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Researches in Spectrum-Analysis in Connexion with the Spectrum of the Sun. No. III and IV" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 164 for the Year 1874, pp. 479-494, 805-813)

by Lockyer, J. Norman

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London: Royal Society of London, 1874. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Also contains William Crookes' "On Attraction and Repulsion Resulting from Radiation" and Latimer Clark's "On a Standard Voltaic Battery" (pp. 1 - 14). v, [4], [1]-818 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
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Researches in Spectrum-Analysis in Connexion with the Spectrum of the Sun. No. V (Philosophical...

Researches in Spectrum-Analysis in Connexion with the Spectrum of the Sun. No. V" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 172 for the Year 1882, pp. 561-576)

by Lockyer, J. Norman

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London: Royal Society of London, 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Also see our #27565, Lockyer's "Researches in Spectrum-Analysis in Connexion with the Spectrum of the Sun. No. III and IV" (pp. 479-494, 805-8130). Also contains George H. Darwin's "On the Tidal Friction of a Planet Attended by Several Satellites, and on the Evolution of the Solar System" (pp. 491-535). iv, v, [2], [1]-922 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
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Researches in Spectrum-Analysis in Connexion with the Spectrum of the Sun. I & II (Philosophical...
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Researches in Spectrum-Analysis in Connexion with the Spectrum of the Sun. I & II" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 163 for the Year 1873, pp. 253-279, 639-658)

by Lockyer, J. Norman

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London: Royal Society of London, 1873. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. iv, [2], iv, [4], [1]-662 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 89 For the Year 1799, Part I & Part II

by Royal Society of London

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London: Royal Society of London, 1799. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. This full volume of papers by numerous authors on a variety of subjects including medicine, natural history, physics, mathematics and archaeology, illustrated with numerous plates. iii-vi, [1], [1]-156, [1]-26, [iii]-iv, [157]-348, [7] pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling, scuffing and tears where call numbers have been removed. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 168 For the Year 1878, Part I.

by Royal Society of London

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London: Royal Society of London, 1878. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. This full volume of papers by numerous authors on a variety of subjects including medicine, natural history, physics, mathematics and archaeology, illustrated with numerous plates. ix, [1]-579, pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling, scuffing. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page and verso, also occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 161 For the Year 1871

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 161 For the Year 1871

by Royal Society of London

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London: Royal Society of London, 1871. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. This full volume of papers by numerous authors on a variety of subjects including medicine, natural history, physics, mathematics and archaeology, illustrated with numerous plates. iv, [4], iv, [4], [1]-726, pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling, scuffing. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page and verso, also occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 162 For the Year 1872

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 162 For the Year 1872

by Royal Society of London

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London: Royal Society of London, 1872. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. This full volume of papers by numerous authors on a variety of subjects including medicine, natural history, physics, mathematics and archaeology, illustrated with numerous plates. iv, [4], iv, [4], [1]-501, pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling, scuffing. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page and verso, also occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
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Interlinear to Cabeza de Vaca: His Relation of the Journey From Florida to the Pacific 1528-1536

Interlinear to Cabeza de Vaca: His Relation of the Journey From Florida to the Pacific 1528-1536

by Long, Haniel; Church, Peggy Pond (Afterword); Sanders, Mark (Designer)

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Tucson, AZ: The Peccary Press, 1985. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Handbound in an edition of 250 copies by Saltbush Studio. 47 pp. 8vo. Orange dust jacket with minor sunning to spine. Brown cloth boards with orange circle design at lower right corners that mimics design on dust jacket. Clean and crisp throughout.
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