The Annual of Scientific Discovery: or, Year book of facts in Science and Art.

Wells, David A. Editor.

Publication Date: 1851
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428 pp. plus advertisements. Boston 1851. ( Hardback ) ( A useful review of advances in Science and Technology for the year ) Good condition, some fraying at spine ends. Title page almost detached. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Annual of Scientific Discovery: or, Year...
Publication Date: 1851
Binding: Hardback

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Wells, David A. , editor
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Book Description Gould & Lincoln, Boston, 1853. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Frontis and scattered pages are foxed. All pages are slightly browned. Covers have wear to the spine ends, light wear to the lower outer corners, and are slightly rubbed. Pages 153-160 a bit loose. Bookseller Inventory # 274780

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Wells, David A. (Editor)
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Book Description Gould and Lincoln, Boston, MA, 1854. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Frontispiece (illustrator). First Edition. Size=5"x8". (full book description) Gould and Lincoln, Boston, MA, 1854. 1st Edition Good+, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=5"x8", 398pgs(Index). Frontispiece. Covers faded & dull, top page ends & text pages top margins brown stained, pages at end of book brown staed at hinge area, o.w. clean & tight. No ink names, bookplates etc. Rest of teaxt bright. 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. Bookseller Inventory # CONROY148484I

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Wells, David A. (editor)
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Book Description Gould and Lincoln, Boston, 1859. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 46 pages plus index. In addition to the usual library markings, Corners are bumped and edges of backstrip show some wear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 29122

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David A. Wells & George Bliss, jr., editors
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Book Description Boston: Gould & Lincoln, 1850. Book Condition: Fair. first edition; 392, [16] (ads) pp., Agassiz portrait frontis.; original cloth, covers detached and very worn, now lacking the spine covering, book plates to the front paste down, embossment stamp to the title page and one page of the text, otherwise internally clean. Bookseller Inventory # ZB1034517

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Wells, David A. (Editor)
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Book Description Gould and Lincoln, Boston, MA, 1856. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good or Better. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 398+pp. Original brown cloth covers stamped in blind w/ gilt title on spine. Binding soiled and rubbed. Corners and spine ends bumped. Pennsylvania College label on front paste-down. "Pa. College, No. 6149" written along top edge of title page. Light foxing throughout. Illust. w/ a frontispiece. Bookseller Inventory # 20921SC

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Wells, David A., editor
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Book Description Gould and Lincoln, Boston, 1863. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Very good in original dark brown cloth-covered boards. xvi+343+ads pages, Bookseller Inventory # b36412

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Wells, David a (editor)
Published by Gould and Lincoln - Trubner and Company, Boston,London (1855)
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Book Description Gould and Lincoln - Trubner and Company, Boston,London, 1855. Black Embossed Cloth-gilt Titl. Book Condition: Bon Etat -good Condition. No Jacket. Presumed First Edition. ex-library Annual of Scientific Discovery or Year-Book of Facts in Science and Art for 1855 Exhibiting the Most Important Discoveries and Improvements in Mechanics, Useful Arts, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Astronomy, Meteorology, Zoology, Botany, Mineralogy,.geology, geography,antiqutities,etc frontspiece- ex-library some spotting on a few pages 394 pages plus 14 pages of the publishers ads. Science. Bookseller Inventory # 009985

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Wells, David, editor, et al.
Published by Gould, Kendall, and Lincoln, Boston (1871)
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Book Description Gould, Kendall, and Lincoln, Boston, 1871. First editions. 12mo., variable paginations, engraved frontispieces. 20 volumes. 21 years; 1850-1862, 1864-71. (1866 -67 issued as a single volume). A near complete run, lacking only the issue for 1863. All volumes bound in publisher's cloth over boards. Several volumes are ex-library with minimal markings. Some volumes have newly repaired spines with new paper labels. Exhibiting the most important discoveries and improvements in photography, mechanics, useful arts, natural philosophy, chemistry, astronomy, meteorology, zoology, botany, mineralogy, geology, geography, antiquities, etc. Includes a list of scientific publications, a classified list of patents, obituaries of eminent scientific men, and notes on the progress of science during the years of issue. The editorship transferred numerous times over the years.In the Natural Philosophy section of the 1851 issue is found: Researches on Light by Prof. Stokes, Sir John Herschel, Sir David Brewster; Mr. Fox Talbot's description of his "Traveller's Camera"; Hunt on the solar agency producing chemical change; improvements of producing photographs on glass and paper; engraving from daguerreotypes; Niepce on Heliochrome; new photometer; M. Dove's and Brewster's reseraches on the stereoscopic combinaton of colors; improvements on the manufacture of lenses; the discovery that photographic "facsimiles" of bank notes could pass muster, and a description of the process used; etc. Every yearly volume contains articles on the latest advancement in photography. Bookseller Inventory # 29856

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