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London: Privately Printed, 1904. Quarter Leather. First Edition. Unpaginated. Folio. Some 150 artists are represented from the schools of Giotto, Pollajuolo, Florentine 15th Century, Perugino, Lombard School 15th Century, Parmigiano, North Italian, Venetian School 18th Century, Rembrandt, the Dutch School, Flemish School, Early German, and more. Black & white and sepia-tone illustrations with no foxing. Green cloth cover has fine dark brown leather on corners and spine, set off with gilt rules. Spine has five raised bands with gilt rules and boxes. Gilt title reads "Murray Collection of Drawings 1905." There is a trace of shelfwear on back of spine at bands and upper and lower ends. Corners very lightly bumped, and light wear shows on bottom edge. Endpapers are glossy marbled paper in shades.....
Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 2006. Spiral Bound. First Edition. , 291,  pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with black wire spiral binding and clear plastic covers.
Manzanar National Historic Site was designated on March 3, 1992, to mark the location of Owens Valley Reception Center which opened on June 1, 1942, with the internment of 9,666 Japanese Americans. The site was one of many in the United States created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 which resulted in the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans over the course of World War II. The site was transferred to the the National Park Service in 1997 by the City of Los Angeles, this report details opportunities for further development and interpretation of the.....
London: Allen Lane, 1977/1981. Hard Cover. First Edition. Both Volumes are First Printings. 319, 400 pp. 8vo. Volume I: Slight blurring of gold printed titling on dust jacket, small stain at lower right corner of front panel, price clipped, clean within. Volume II: Purple dust jacket that has sunned to pink at edges and spine. Clean and crisp within. Both covers encased in mylar. Very Good / Very Good.
Washington DC: AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science), 2004. Wraps. First Edition. Very light scuffing to covers. Previous owner's address label on front cover, typical for a periodical delivered by mail. Clean and crisp within. Housed in a custom folding case with gold embossed titling to spine.
"Watershed" paper in the discovery of Graphene, Nobel Physics 2010 for Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene" Fine.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1926. Hardcover. First Edition. 166 pp. 8vo. Red cover with black letters is sunned on spine and along front edge of spine. Black and cream pictorial endpapers have bookplate of small library on inside front cover and pocket & circulation card on rear endpaper and pastedown. Small penciled number on foreword page is only other library indication.
The explorations of a 12-year-old boy whose father was the Superintendent of Mesa Verde National Park, and his study of the cliff-dweller ruins and Native American legends and habits. Very Good.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Hard Cover. First Edition. Wilderness Edition Frontispiece portrait of Eugene O'Neill. Original gilt stamped terra-cotta cloth with gilt vingette on the front cover of each volume, top edge of text block also gilded. 12 volumes complete.
O'Neill has signed Volume 1. Set #179 of 770. Minor foxing to endpapers on some volumes. An exceptional set! Very Good.
San Francisco, CA: The Book Club of California, 2015. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 264 pp. Charcoal cloth covered boards with silver titling to spine. Housed in custom slipcase of the same cloth.
Important book on the husband and wife design team of Ernst and Esther Born that traces their lives and career from the East Coast to California. Produced in an edition of 300 copies, this is copy #175 and the 234th publication of The Book Club of California. Fine.
London: Royal Society of London, 1840. Quarter Leather. First Edition. [xi]-[xii], [xi]-[xii], [iii]-viii, , -14, -620,  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.
William Parson's (1800-1867) article outlining his design and construction of the reflecting telescope that provided him with the technology to make his observations and first identification of the spiral nebulae disseminated by him in our #27507, "Observations on the Nebulae" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 140 for the Year 1850 Part II, pp. 499-514). Very Good...
n.d. Wraps. As. 23 pp. 8vo. Muted yellow wraps with illustration of San Jose de Tumacacori on cover. Minor scuffing from shelf wear. Clean within and illustrated with numerous black & white photographs.
President Theodore Roosevelt designated Mission of San Jose de Tumacácori a National Monument in 1908, in 1990 it became part of the newly established Tumacácori National Historical Park. Likely dates to the 1930s, Frank Pinkley died in 1940. Very Good.
London: Royal Society of London, 1885. Hardcover. First Edition. ix, , 506 pp. 8vo. Green cloth bindings with burgundy title patch and gold titling to spine of each volume, call number handwritten in white ink at base of each spine. Wear and scuffing to both from library use. Ex-library with bookplate and library stamp on title page of each volume, some library stamps within. Numerous plates illustrate articles.
William Henry Preece (1834–1913) confirmed Thomas Edison's experiments demonstrating thermionic emission and coined the term, "Edison effect." Very Good.
Moab, UT: Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks, 2014. Hardcover. Limited Edition. xi, , 171,  pp. 4to. Green cloth spine with gold embossed tilting, gray cloth boards with blind embossed symbol of the National Park Service, the ranger hat superimposed over the trademark arrowhead. Clean and crisp within, no dust jacket as issued, matching green cloth slipcase with a photograph of Bates Wilson inset on front board. Signed on the title page by the author.
Heavily illustrated biography of Bates Wilson (1912-1983) that also documents the history of Canyonlands Region of Utah. Wilson was an early Superintendent at Arches and Natural Bridges National Monument taking on the role in 1949. He was instrumental in the founding of Canyonlands National Park and was appointed its.....
London: Macmillan and Co., 1928. Wraps. First Edition. , xcviii-c, 489-506, v-xvi (Supplement), 507-524, ci-civ pp. 8vo. Original wraps with no outer wrap. Wear and chipping to edges, staining around staples from rust, small cellophane tape repair at base of spine on outer wrap. . Clean within.
Announces the "Raman Effect," the inelastic scattering of light, one of the most important indications of the quantum nature of light. C. V. Raman (1888-1970) received the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physics for this work. Very Good.