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Image for Canadian Army Manual of Training: ARTILLERY TRAINING (Survey). Field Astronomy For Artillery Units. 1961 CAMT 4-6-3.

Canadian Army Manual of Training: ARTILLERY TRAINING (Survey). Field Astronomy For Artillery Units. 1961 CAMT 4-6-3.

By: N/A

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Army Headquarters, Ottawa, 1961

Seller ID: Books007213

Condition: Very Good


This manual supersedes Artillery Training, Volume 6, Pamphlet No. 3: 1952. 8.3 x 5.3 inches. x, 122 pages including 39 plates (many folding) plus blank leaf "restricted" for notes at rear. Clean and unmarked; no odor. Also included is the sheet with one side type-drill "Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the party" and on the other side what appears to be an original song poem (I can find no reference to it elsewhere): The Gun Numbers... View more info

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Natural Philosophy (Eighth Treatise): Meteorology

By: Bain, Alexander

Price: $50.70

Publisher: London and Edinburgh, William and Robert Chambers: 1856

Seller ID: Books006739

Condition: Good


82 pages. Stamped brown cloth with chipping to head of spine. Gilt title faded on spine. Leaves evenly tanned; a few unobtrusive stains. Hinges secure; no loose pages. One of the volumes in Chambers's Educational Course. First issued 1849; author (not credited in this volume) is the noted Scottish philosopher Alexander Bain. View more info

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Astronomy by Observation. An Elementary Text-Book for High-Schools and Academies

By: Bowen, Eliza A.

Price: $552.50

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1988

Seller ID: Books010123

Condition: Very Good


90 pages, plus maps and charts in blue. Publishers printed paper over boards; original brown cloth spine. Signature to front free endpaper; unobtrusive pencil scribble to colour frontispiece; and a few instances of thumbing. Sound binding. View more info

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Through Magic Glasses, and Other Lectures: A sequel to the Fairyland of Science

By: Buckley, Arabella

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1890

Seller ID: Books010629

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 234, [4] pages. Publisher's decorative cloth binding and green slate endpapres. Frontispiece, and two coloured plates as called for; illustrated throughout. Ding to fore-edge of page 127-132. Binding is sound; interior clean and unmarked. View more info

Image for Report of the Chief Astronomer Being part V [5] of the Annual Departmental Report for the Year ending June 30, 1906

Report of the Chief Astronomer Being part V [5] of the Annual Departmental Report for the Year ending June 30, 1906

By: Canada Department of the Interior

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Ottawa, S.E. Dawson: 1907

Seller ID: Books008544

Condition: Good


135 pages plus plates and fold-out. Sessional Paper No. 25a. Burgundy boards rubbed; interior clean; sound binding. View more info

Image for Manual of Cloud Forms and Codes for States of the Sky Circular S

Manual of Cloud Forms and Codes for States of the Sky Circular S

By: Charles Sawyer, Secretary

Price: $45.50

Publisher: Washington, USA Department of Commerce: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008500

Condition: Very Good


v, 43 pages. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Supersedes the first edition of 1938. Clean and unmarked, in original duo-tang type binding. View more info

Image for The Celebrated "Moon Story," Its Origins and Incidents; with a Memoir of the Author, and an Appendix ...

The Celebrated "Moon Story," Its Origins and Incidents; with a Memoir of the Author, and an Appendix ...

By: Griggs, William N.

Price: $552.50

Publisher: New York, Bunnell and Price: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010064

Condition: Very Good


143 pages. Black blind stamped cloth with faded gilt to spine. Rubbing to head and foot of spine and a nick to spine an inch up from foot. Title page splitting along gutter but remains attached. Binding is sound; contents clean. Title page contunues: Appendix, Containing, I. An Authentic Description of the Moon; II. A New Theory of the Lunar Surface, in Relation to That of the Earth. View more info

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Search for the Universal Ancestors: The Origins of Life

By: Hartman, H., J.G. Lawless and P. Morrison (eds.)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Science Inc: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books007182

ISBN: 0865423288

Condition: Good


xiv, 142pp. previous owner's name stamp to title page, small amount of highlighting to three pages View more info

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Meteorology Theoretical and Applied [signed]

By: Hewson, E. Wendell; Longley, Richmond W.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York & London, John Wiley: 1944

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Books008548

Condition: Very Good


xii, 468 pages. Jacket is chipped along extremities and some residue from it is affixed to rear pocket in which is the Tephigram. Jacket is now housed in a removable archival sleeve. Notation on front endpaper, including Richmond Longley's inscription to his sister. Else clean and unmarked, in sound binding. View more info

Image for la revolution astronomique.  Copernic - Kepler - Borelli

la revolution astronomique. Copernic - Kepler - Borelli

By: Koyre, Alexander

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Paris, Herman: 1961

Seller ID: Books008522

Condition: Good


525pp. extensive pencil underlining, light wear to covers, previous owner's signature to inside front cover, "Histoire de la pensee, III" View more info

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Magiae Naturalis. Libri viginti.

By: Portae, Joh. Baptistae [Giambattista della Porta]

Price: $968.75

Publisher: Lugd. Batavorum [Leiden], Hieronymum de Vogel: 1644

Seller ID: Books010646

Condition: Very Good


[xii], 670, [23] pages. Recent full leather to style, with new first endpaper at front and at rear. Original free endpapers present front and rear. Complete with both title pages. Binding sound; contents clean. the Vogel imprint of this work is uncommon. For accurate shipping cost outside North America please inquire. View more info

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The Moon: Her Motions, Aspect, Scenery, and Physical Condition

By: Proctor, Richard

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1878

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: Books011284

Condition: Very Good


x, [1], 314 pages; with all photos, plates, folding map, and advert leaf at rear. Soiling to cloth and textblock edges; light foxing to first few and final few leaves; offsetting from frontispiece; half-inch tear to map at fold. Binding is sound. View more info

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Paracelsianism and Patronage in Early Modern Denmark

By: Shackelford, Jole

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 1991

Edition: off print

Inscription: association copy signed by author

Seller ID: Books007197

Condition: Good


pp. 85-109, inscribed by author to Historian of Science, Stuart Pierson, light scoring throughout article. View more info