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ON THE PRINCIPLES OF CLASSIFICATION IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM; On the Structure of THE HALCYONOID POLYPI; On the Morphology of the MEDUSAE. Louis Agassiz. ON THE PRINCIPLES OF CLASSIFICATION IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM; On the Structure of THE HALCYONOID POLYPI; On the Morphology of the MEDUSAE.
Charleston, S.C. Walker and James, 1850. First edition. A pamphlet relating the results of the third meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held in Charleston, SC, in 1850. Contemporary owner's name and date on front cover. The fragile pamphlet is understandably showing its age. There is a bit of damp stain along the bottom edge of the front. The pages inside though are in quite good shape. A report on a scientific gathering in very good condition.

[Book #47124]       Price: $125.00
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THE GEOLOGICAL STORY BRIEFLY TOLD: An Introduction to Geology. James D. Dana. THE GEOLOGICAL STORY BRIEFLY TOLD: An Introduction to Geology.
New York: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, and Co. (1875). First edition. Profusely illustrated with line drawings in the text. Intended for "the General Reader and for Beginners in the Science." Name, light offset from few items previously laid in, otherwise better than very good with gilt decorations bright.

[Book #50133]       Price: $60.00
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CONCHOLOGIA CESTRICA: The Molluscous Animals and Their Shells, of Chester County, PA. William D. Hartman, , Ezra Michener. CONCHOLOGIA CESTRICA: The Molluscous Animals and Their Shells, of Chester County, PA.
Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1874. First edition. Profusely illustrated with drawings in the text. Very good to near fine in black cloth boards with spine slightly sunned, dark brown endpapers clean but with tiny tear to head of front endpaper and two small soiled spots on front cover.

[Book #52548]       Price: $75.00
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THE MAGNETISM OF SHIPS, AND THE DEVIATIONS OF THE COMPASS. A Series of Papers from the Transactions of Foreign Societies. Poisson, Simeon Denis. B. Franklin Greene. THE MAGNETISM OF SHIPS, AND THE DEVIATIONS OF THE COMPASS. A Series of Papers from the Transactions of Foreign Societies.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1867. Reprinted, by order of The Secretary of the Navy. Papers and documents by Poisson, G. B. Airy, Archibald Smith, Frederick John Evans and W. W. Rundell. Illustrated with charts and diagrams, some folding. Half brown leather over marbled boards, raised bands, six spine compartments stamped within in black and gilt, marbled page edges. About very good with name and date on front endpaper, edges and spine rubbed, boards visible at tips, quarter-sized chip from marbled paper on rear cover, and moderate darkening and marginal staining up to page 17 but remaining text bright and clean (appears to be printed on different paper).

[Book #52632]       Price: $150.00
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LEHRBUCH DER KINEMATIK [Textbook of Kinematics]: In Two Volumes. F. Reuleaux, Franz. LEHRBUCH DER KINEMATIK [Textbook of Kinematics]: In Two Volumes.
Braunschweig: Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1875 and 1900. First edition. Text in German.Two volume set, well illustrated. Franz Reuleaux (1829-1905), often called "the father of kinematics," was a mechanical engineer and President of the Berlin Royal Technical Academy (wiki). First volume: Theoretical Kinematics, basic course of a Theory Of Mechanical Engineering [Erster Band: Theoretische Kinematik; Grundzuge einer Theorie Des Maschinenwesens]. 622 pages including index and 452 illustration in the text and 8 double-page folding tables bound at rear. Second volume: the Practical Relations of Kinematics to Geometry and Mechanics. [Zweiter Band: Die Praktischen Beziehungen der Kinematik Zu Geometrie Und Mechanik] 788 pages including index and with 670 illustrations in the text and two folding illustrations. Newly professionally rebound in gray cloth boards with page edges marbled, new endpapers added and brown leather labels on spine. Some minor foxing in volume 1 but none in volume 2; near fine.

[Book #52677]       Price: $500.00
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