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EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS ...CALCAREOUS CEMENTS. BRYAN HIGGINS.1780

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Pre 1800   item# 1279611

EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS ...CALCAREOUS CEMENTS. BRYAN HIGGINS.1780
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$750.00 

EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS MADE WITH THE VIEW OF IMPROVING THE ART OF COMPOSING AND APPLYING CALCAREOUS CEMENTS AND OF PREPARING QUICK-LIME: theory OF THESE ARTS; AND Specification of the Author's cheap and durable CEMENT, for Building, Incrustation or Stuccoing, and artificial Stone. By BRY. HIGGINS, M.D. London: T. Cadell, 1780. 4to. Original paper wrappers. 234 pages. Bookplate of Edward Neville Da Costa Andrade, FRS (1887-1971). A fine copy. Provenance: E.N.Da C.Andrade; Zeitlin & ...click for details


COMPARISON OF WEIGHTS & MEASURES by F.R. Hassler. 1832.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1279607

COMPARISON OF WEIGHTS & MEASURES by F.R. Hassler. 1832.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$45.00 

COMPARISON OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES OF LENGTH AND CAPACITY, REPORTED TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES BY THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT in 1832 AND MADE BY FERD. ROD. HASSLER, M.A.F.S, ASS. R. AST. S.L. &C. 4to. Washington: Printed by Duff Green, 1932. Unbound. Stitched. Contains 4 engraved plates. Some toning of pages especially pages 81-96. Provenance: ex collection Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff.


A TREATISE ON GYPSUM. SUTTON THOMAS WOOD. ESQ. 1807.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1279602

A TREATISE ON GYPSUM. SUTTON THOMAS WOOD. ESQ. 1807.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$75.00 

A TREATISE ON GYPSUM, ON ITS VARIOUS USES, and On Its Application As A Manure. By Sutton Thomas Wood, Esq. Lambeth. London: Printed for F.C. and J.Rivington, 1807. 8vo. Disbound. 40 pages. Very good condition. Provenance: ex collection Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff.


TRIALS OF AN INVENTOR. CHARLES GOODYEAR BY B.K.PEIRCE. 1866

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1900   item# 1279600

TRIALS OF AN INVENTOR. CHARLES GOODYEAR BY B.K.PEIRCE. 1866
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$35.00 

TRIALS OF AN INVENTOR: LIFE AND DISCOVERIES OF CHARLES GOODYEAR. By Rev. Bradford K. Peirce. New York: Carlton & Lanahan, (1866). Embossed cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. Engraved frontispiece and four plates. A biography of Goodyear and his experiments. Bookplate. A very good copy. Provenance: ex collection of Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff


ESSAYS RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.ANDERSON. 1777. PRES.COPY JAMES SEARLE

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1800   item# 1279554

ESSAYS RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.ANDERSON. 1777. PRES.COPY JAMES SEARLE
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$1250.00 

ESSAYS RELATING TO AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS. By James Anderson, Farmer At Monk's-Hill, Aberdeenshire. Edinburgh: Printed for William Creech; and T.Cadell, London, M,DCC,LXXVII (1777). Two volumes. 8vos. Bound in full leather with gilt lettered spine. The second edition with large additions. With three folding plates in Vol. 1 and eighteen engraved plates in Vol.2. In very good condition, but with large triangular section missing from one folding plate (see enlargement). Each volume w ...click for details


RECHERCHES SUR LES MORTIERS. J.L. VICAT. PARIS. 1818. 1ST ED.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1279552

RECHERCHES SUR LES MORTIERS. J.L. VICAT. PARIS. 1818. 1ST ED.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$750.00 

RECHERCHES EXPERIMENTALES SUR LES CHAUX DE CONSTRUCTION, LES BETONS ET LES MORTIERS ORDINAIRES; PAR L. J. VICAT, ANCIEN ELEVE DE L'ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE, INGENIEUR DU CORPS ROYAL DES PONTS ET CHAUSEES DE FRANCE. Paris: Chez Goujon, Libraire De LL.AA.RR.Mme La Duchesse De Berry Et La Duchesse D'Orleans, Rue Du Bac, No 33, M.DCCC.XVIII. (1818). 4to. Bound in 3/4 leather with red leather label on gilt-lettered spine. FIRST EDITION. Louis Joseph Vicat's (1786-1861) published work which led ...click for details


ROUND THE WORLD. ANDREW CARNEGIE PRESENTATION COPY.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1900   item# 1279545

ROUND THE WORLD. ANDREW CARNEGIE  PRESENTATION COPY.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


SOLD 

ROUND THE WORLD. By Andrew Carnegie. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1895. 8vo. Red cloth with lettering in gilt and gilt and black pictorial device on front cover of an Elephant's head within a circle. A PRESENTATION COPY from Carnegie to Henry P(arker) Ford, Esq. dated 1899. Henry Ford (1837-1905) was Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa. from 1896-1899. In mint condition. Please see enlargement for inscription. PROVENANCE: ex collection of Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff.


AMERICAN FOUR-IN-HAND IN BRITAIN. ANDREW CARNEGIE PRESENTATION COPY.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1900   item# 1279544

AMERICAN FOUR-IN-HAND IN BRITAIN. ANDREW CARNEGIE PRESENTATION COPY.
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301-869-1256


SOLD 

AN AMERICAN FOUR-IN-HAND IN BRITAIN. By Andrew Carnegie. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1894. A PRESENTATION COPY from Carnegie to Henry P(arker) Ford, Esq. dated 1899. 8vo. Full red cloth with gilt lettering and gilt and black pictorial device on front cover of a horse's head within a horseshoe. A very fine (near mint) copy. Henry Ford, 1837-1905, was Mayor of Pittsburgh Pa. from 1896-1899. Please see enlargement for inscription. Provenance: ex collection Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff.


WWII. GIRLS IN SERVICE PAINT BOOK. PAT HERRIC. 1943

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1950   item# 1242904

WWII. GIRLS IN SERVICE PAINT BOOK. PAT HERRIC. 1943
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$25.00 

(WWII). GIRLS IN SERVICE PAINT BOOK. WAVE, NURSE, WAC. Drawings by Pat Herric. Folio. Die cut pictorial covers. Chicago: Whitman, 1943. 48 pages. Of the 48 pages, only the title page (see enlargement 2) and three others have been neatly colored. A fine, scarce, World War II coloring book. It tells the story of nine girls and their activities while serving their country. A very good copy.


THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. MILO WINTER. 1936.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1940   item# 1242902

THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. MILO WINTER. 1936.
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301-869-1256


$25.00 

THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. Chicago: Merrill, 1936. 4to. 16 pages. Illustrations by Milo Winter printed in full color on linen-finish pages. A very good copy.

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