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Clark's Weave Room Calculations: A Practical Treatise of Cotton Yarn and Cloth Calculations for the Weave Room, Especially Applicable to Southern Mills

By Clark, W. A. Graham

Clark Publishing Company. Good with no dust jacket; Mottled fading of covers, liftoff on front free . endpaper, owner name dated 1922 (Lester P. Burgess) on front flyleaf, . scattered light foxing.. 1920. Hardcover. 172 pp + several pages of illustrated ads for textile machinery. Blue-gray cloth with title stamped in gilt on front boards. Decorative endpapers. Many figures and tables, including one fold-out illustration. "This book is intended primarily for use in the mill, as an aid to those who have to make calculations dealing with cotton cloth. It can also be used as a text book." .

$20.00

The Mineral Industry, its Statistics, Technology and Trade, in the United States and Other Countries to the End of 1895: Volume IV

By Rothwell, Richard P. (editor)

NY: The Scientific Publishing Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, front hinge nearly . detached from text block.. 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Original red cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. xxxvi, 849 pp + 101 pp of advertisements for mining publications and supplies. Many photos, illustrations, index. Compilation of articles and reports about various minerals (asbestos, alumnium, bauxite, borax, quicksilver, petroleum, mica, iron, steel, lead, coal, chromium, cement, gold, silver, copper) and mining subjects, including mine safety, mining stock market, ditch construction, chemical industry, ore dressing, and more. .

$50.00

Henley\'s Twentieth Century Formulas, Processes and Trade Secrets:  A  Valuable Reference Book for the Home, Factory, Office, Laboratory and the  Workshop
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Henley's Twentieth Century Formulas, Processes and Trade Secrets: A Valuable Reference Book for the Home, Factory, Office, Laboratory and the Workshop

By Hiscox, Gardner D. (editor)

NY: The Norman W. Henley Publishing Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, owner name on front free endpaper, . spine darkened, pages toned.. 1931. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. "Containing Ten Thousand Selected Household, Workshop and Scientific Formulas, Trade Secrets, Chemical Recipes, Processes and Money Saving Ideas for Both the Amateur and Professional Worker". Index plus publisher's catalogue at rear. Need a recipe for arsenical weed killer? Ginger extract? Perfumed Pastilles? Soot Remover? This book has got you covered. ; 809 pages .

$50.00

The Lapidary Journal Index 1947-1991:  44 Years of Gem and Jewelry Arts,  Minerals and Earth Sciences
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The Lapidary Journal Index 1947-1991: 44 Years of Gem and Jewelry Arts, Minerals and Earth Sciences

San Diego: Lapidary Journal Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine bumped.. 1992. Hardcover. ix, 433 pp. Blue boards. .

$20.00

An Intellectual Arithmetic:  Upon the Inductive Method, with an  Introduction to Written Arithmetic
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An Intellectual Arithmetic: Upon the Inductive Method, with an Introduction to Written Arithmetic

By Eaton, James S.

Boston: Thompson, Brown & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, especially at spine, . bookseller label and owner name on front endpapers, penciled notes on rear . endpapers.. 1877. Hardcover. Pictorial boards with black leather spine. ; 176 pages .

$17.00

Tables and Charts of Specific Gravity and Hardness for Use in the  Determination of Minerals
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Tables and Charts of Specific Gravity and Hardness for Use in the Determination of Minerals

By Rosenholtz, Joseph L. ; Smith, Dudley T.

Troy, NY: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Good; Usual library stamps and markings, covers toned and chipped.. 1931. Softcover. Printed stapled wraps. Pocket with clear straight edge inside rear cover. ; RPI Engineering and Science Series; Ex-Library; Vol. 34; 84 pages .

$30.00

Infrared Luminescence of Minerals
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Infrared Luminescence of Minerals

By Barnes, David F.

Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office. Very Good; Covers sunned and creased.. 1958. Softcover. Green printed stapled wraps. Geological Survey Bulletin 1052-C. Literature cited, plates, figures. ; 158 pages .

$10.00

Examination and Valuation of Mineral Property
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Examination and Valuation of Mineral Property

By Baxter, Charles; Parks, Roland D.

Cambridge, MA: Addison Wesley Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, usual library stamps and markings, . some dog-eared pages.. 1949. Third Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Illustrations, photos. ; Ex-Library; 504 pages .

$12.00

Connecticut Minerals:  Their Properties and Occurrence
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Connecticut Minerals: Their Properties and Occurrence

By Sohon, Julian A. ; Winchell, Dr. Alexander N.

Hartford, CT: Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey. Very Good; Covers lightly sunned and soiled.. 1951. Softcover. Bulletin no. 77. Gray printed softcover. Bibliography, index. ; 128 pages .

$20.00

Memories of My Life
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Memories of My Life

By Galton, Francis

NY: E. P. Dutton & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards spotted, small tear to foot of spine.. 1909. Later Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth, titles in gilt. viii, 339 pages. Black and white frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, black and white portraits, maps, diagrams, appendix, and index. The autobiography of the English Victorian multifaceted scientist with chapters on his tropical explorations, sociological and psychological studies, and eugenics. .

$100.00

Why the Weather?
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Why the Weather?

By Brooks, Charles Franklin

NY: Harcourt, Brace & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Cloth heavily sunned, jacket soiled . and shelfworn.. 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. xvi, 310 pp. Many photos. A solid introduction to meteorology. .

$20.00

The Collected Works of Count Rumford:  Volume I: the Nature of Heat
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The Collected Works of Count Rumford: Volume I: the Nature of Heat

By Thompson, Benjamin; [Count Rumford]; Brown, Sanborn C. (editor)

Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Price inked on the top corner of the . rear endpaper. Jacket price-clipped with closed tear and price inked on . top corner of the rear panel.. 1968. First Printing. Hardcover. Gray cloth binding. x, 507 pages. Tables, black and white illustrations, references to Rumford's own work section, facts of publication section, and index. The initial volume in the publishers Complete Works of Count Rumford series which details Rumford's papers on the nature of heat by friction, and discusses the experiments by which he showed that heat has no weight, and his ensuing essays on the propagation of heat in solids and fluids. .

$15.00

The Worst Weather on Earth:  A History of the Mount Washington Observatory
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The Worst Weather on Earth: A History of the Mount Washington Observatory

By Putnam, William Lowell

Gorham NH and NY: Mount Washington Observatory, Inc. and the American Alpine Club, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1991. Hardcover. 0930410351 . Black cloth. xxi, 265 pages. Black and white photos, notes, literature references, appendices, and index. The Worst Weather on Earth chronicles the social & scientific milieu of those who have recorded the weather on the mountain for over 100 years. (from front flap) .

$15.00

The Popular Science Monthly, Vol. XLII, No. 6, April,1893)
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The Popular Science Monthly, Vol. XLII, No. 6, April,1893)

By Youmans, William Jay (editor)

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good; Wraps lightly soiled and worn at spine, tape repair to heel of . spine, owner name on front cover.. 1893. Softcover. Printed wraps. 721-873pp + ads at fore and aft. Many illustrations. Articles include such subjects as the Maoris of New Zealand, natural selection, Negro education, physical education, conservation of the mackerel supply, and scientist Ernest Renan. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$40.00

Radio Simplified:  What it is - How to Build and Operate the Apparatus
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Radio Simplified: What it is - How to Build and Operate the Apparatus

By Kendall Jr. , Lewis F. ; Koehler, Robert Philip

Chicago: The John C. Winston Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, a small dot of white paint . on the bottom of the spine and some paint loss to front illustration.. 1923. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated cloth. ix, 302 pages. Black and white illustrations and index. A vintage examination of radios using non-technical language designed for the use of the enthusiastic amateur. .

$20.00

The Thinking Machine
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The Thinking Machine

By Pfeiffer, John

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket flaps creased, jacket rubbed.. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. x, 242 pp. Index. Tan cloth binding.; Popular Science Living Library Program .

$15.00

The Popular Science Monthly, (Vol. XLII, No. 4, February, 1893)
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The Popular Science Monthly, (Vol. XLII, No. 4, February, 1893)

By Youmans, William Jay (editor)

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good; Wraps lightly soiled and worn at spine.. 1893. Softcover. Printed wraps. 433-576pp + ads at fore and aft. Many illustrations. Articles include such subjects as the glass industry, garter snakes, prehistoric trepanning, birds of the grasslands, aesthetic sense and religious sentiment in animals, serviliity in dress, sexuality in plants, sketch of Robert Boyle, and many others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

The Popular Science Monthly Supplement (No. XI, March, 1878)
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The Popular Science Monthly Supplement (No. XI, March, 1878)

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Good; Wraps lightly soiled and waterstained at lower edges.. 1878. Softcover. Printed wraps. 385-480 + [10] pp of ads (including rear cover). Articles include: T. H. Huxley on William Harvey, Learning and Health, Stanley's Discoveries and the Future of Africa, Proposed Subtitutes for Religion, Spontaneous Generation, Benedict de Spinoza, Wallace and Spiritualism, Tame Bears of Sweden, astronomy, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

The Popular Science Monthly, (No. XIV, June 1873)
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The Popular Science Monthly, (No. XIV, June 1873)

By Youmans, E. L. (editor)

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good; Wraps lightly soiled, head of spine chipped, musty, owner name . (J. M. Palmer) on front cover.. 1873. Softcover. Printed wraps. 129-256pp + [10] pp of ads (including rear cover). Many engravings. Articles include The Constitution of the Nebulae by Dr. H. Schellen, The Hygiene of the Ear by James Hinton, Economy of Railway Locomotion, by J. W. Grover, Instinct in Insects - II by George Pouchet, A Scientific Home Missionary (about James Stephens Henslow) , The Study of Sociology: The Political Bias by Herbert Spencer, Domestic Economy of Fuel - I by Capt. Douglas Galton, The Drift-Deposits of the Northwest - I by N. H. Winchell, Some Observations on Niagara, by Prof. John Tyndall, State Geological Surveys by Prof. Albert R. Leeds, Natural Selection in Politics by Prof. D. H. Wheeler, and others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

A Treatise on Astronomy
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A Treatise on Astronomy

By Loomis, Elias

NY: Harper and Brothers. Fair with no dust jacket; Front boards nearly detached, rear boards . cracked but holding, contemporary owner name and ciphering on front . endpapers.. 1889. Later Edition. Hardcover. Original brown leather with black leather lettering piece on spine. Marbled edges. Eight lovely plates showing various aspects of the night sky as well as numerous other figures. Index. ; 346 pages .

$30.00

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