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21 Amazonas, Lourenço da Silva Araújo e Dicionário topográfico, histórico, descritivo da comarca do Alto-Amazonas
Manaus, Amazonas Associação Comercial do Amazonas 1984 Reprint Soft Cover Good 22 cm tall 
Text in Portuguese. pp. 208. Reprint. Originally published: Recife : Typ. Commercial de Meira Henriques, 1852. Series: Coleção Hiléia amazônica vol. 1. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. 
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22 Avicenna [Ibn Sina]; Madkur, Ibrahim; Mazhar, 'Abd al-Hamid Lutfi al-Shifa' : al-fann al-thani fi al-riyadiyat. 2. al-Hisab / Ibn Sina; raja'ahu wa-qaddama lahu Ibrahim Bayyumi Madkur; tahqiq 'Abd al-Hamid Lutfi Mazhar
[Cairo] al-Hay'ah al-Misriyah al-'Ammah lil-Kitab 1975 Soft Cover Very Good 29 cm tall 
Text in Arabic. 69 p. Additional title page in French at the rear. Some sun fading around edges of wrappers. Several leaves unopened. Text is clean, tight and unmarked by underlining or notations. Avicenna (Ibn Sina; c.?980 - 1037) was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age. He has been described as the father of early modern medicine. Besides philosophy and medicine, Avicenna's corpus includes writings on astronomy, alchemy, geography and geology, psychology, Islamic theology, logic, mathematics, physics, and works of poetry.[Wikipedia] 
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23 Avicenna; Ibrahim Madkur; 'Abd al-Halim Muntasir; Sa'id Zayid; 'Abd Allah Isma'il al-Shifa'. al-Tabi'iyat. 5, al-Ma'adin wa-al-athar al-'ulwiyah / Ibn Sina; raja'ahu wa-qaddama lahu Ibrahim Madkur ; bi-ta.hqiq 'Abd al-. Halim Munta.sir, Sa'id Zayid, 'Abd Allah Isma'il
al-Qahirah al-Hay'ah al-'Ammah li-Shu'un al-Ma.tabi' al-Amiriyah 1965 First Edition Soft Cover Good 28 cm tall 
Text in Arabic. 94, 3 p. Added title page in French: al-Shifa' = La physique. V, Les metaux et la meteorologie = al-Ma'adin wa-l-athar al'oloyya. Introduction in French. Some soiling and chipping to the wrappers. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Avicenna (Ibn Sina; c.?980 - 1037) was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age. He has been described as the father of early modern medicine. Besides philosophy and medicine, Avicenna's corpus includes writings on astronomy, alchemy, geography and geology, psychology, Islamic theology, logic, mathematics, physics, and works of poetry.[Wikipedia] 
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24 Barcena, Mariano Viaje a la caverna de Cacahuamilpa : datos para la geolgia y la florade los estados de Morelos y Guerrero
Mexico Imprenta del Gobierno, en Palacio 1874 First Edition Soft Cover Good Ex-Library 23 cm tall 
pp. 31. Two folded plates. There is some light dampstaining to the leaves in the upper and outer margin (no impact to text). Folded plates have captions: "Croquis del perfil longitudinal y corte geolo`gico del Camino de Mexico a la Caverna de Cachuamilpa" and "Convolvulacea. Especie nueva, Exogonium Olivae (Barcena)". Both signed: "Lit .de Iriarte, Mexico". First plate hand-colored, second plate chromo-lithographed. Reinforcing tape along spine. Small three hole perforation on spine edge (this might have been a library book, but there are no obvious library markings.) There is a brief inscription on the reverse of the title page. It is in Spanish, dated May 1874 and signed Jesus Diaz. Mariano de la Bárcena (1842 - 1899) was a Mexican engineer, botanist, politician, and interim Governor of Jalisco. He was from Ameca, Jalisco. The Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park in Guerrero, Mexico, is best known for the Grutas de Cacahuamilpa Caverns, which are one of the largest cave systems in the world.[Wikipedia] 
Price: 275.00 USD
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25 Beebe, William; Tee-Van, John Field book of the shore fishes of Bermuda, ... 343 illustrations.
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1933 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 18 cm tall 
xiv, 337 p. Maps on end papers. Previous owner's name and location written in small neat handwriting. Text is clean and unmarked by underlining or notations. William Beebe (1877-1962) was an American naturalist,ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author. He is remembered for the numerous expeditions he conducted for the New York Zoological Society, his deep dives in the Bathysphere, and his prolific scientific writing for both academic and popular audiences. John Tee-Van (1897 - 1967) was an American ichthyologist and zoologist. He began his career as an apprentice zookeeper at the New York Zoological Park (now the Bronx Zoo) and ended it as its General Director. [Wikipedia] 
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26 Berlage, H.P. Over stijl in bouw- en meubelkunst
Amsterdam A.B. Soep Hard Cover Good No Jacket 25 cm tall 
Text in Dutch. 130 p. No date given, but likely the first edition. Wear to the boards especially around the edges and at the corners. A narrow split along one side of the spine, but is still firmly attached. Age toning to the leaves. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Hendrik Petrus Berlage (1856 - 1934) was a prominent Dutch architect. Considered the "Father of Modern architecture" in the Netherlands and the intermediary between the Traditionalists and the Modernists, Berlage's theories inspired most Dutch architectural groups of the 1920s, including the Traditionalists, the Amsterdam School, De Stijl and the New Objectivists.[Wikipedia] 
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27 Boshart, August; Schlomann, Alfred (eds.) The Deinhardt-Schlomann Series of Technical Dictionaries in six languages, German, English, French, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Vol. V Railway Construction and Operation
London; New York Archibald Constable and Co. Ltd; The McGraw Publishing Co. 1909 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 18 cm tall 
Ex-Library. Original boards with reinforcing tape on the spine. Title is written on the black reinforcing tape on the spine. xiii, 870 p. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Approximately 1900 illustrations. 
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28 Brand, Donald D.; Guzman-Rivas, Pablo; Gonzalez-Perez, Alfonso Coastal study of southwest Mexico / Part I and II
Austin, Texas Dept. of Geography, University of Texas 1959 Reprint edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 29 cm tall 
Primarily in English. In addition to the main descriptive text, this work includes the original Spanish text, as well as selected English translations, from various travel logs of explorers in the oceans around Mexico, during the period 1527-1791. Part I: xii, 72, 140 leaves, [14] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps. Part II: vii, 279 leaves. All maps and illustrations called for are present. The binding of Part I has edge wear and general wear, Part II very little wear to the binding. This is very large and heavy two volume set. 
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29 Bronsky, Eric (ed.) First and Fastest, Vol. I, No. 3, Autumn 1984
Chicago, Illinois Shore Line Interurban Historical Society 1984 First Edition Soft Cover Good 28 cm tall 
16 p. There are a number of black & white photographs. Text is clean and unmarked by underlinng or notations. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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30 Bronsky, Eric (ed.) First and Fastest, Vol. II, Number 3, Autumn 1985
Chicago, Illinois Shore Line Interurban Historical Society 1985 First Edition Soft Cover Good 28 cm tall 
31 p. There are a number of black & white photographs. Text is clean and unmarked by underlinng or notations. 
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31 Bronsky, Eric (ed.) First and Fastest, Vol. III, Number 2, Summer 1986
Chicago, Illinois Shore Line Interurban Historical Society 1986 First Edition Soft Cover Good 28 cm tall 
32 p. There are a number of black & white photographs. Text is clean and unmarked by underlinng or notations. 
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32 Bronsky, Eric (ed.) First and Fastest, Vol. III, Number 3, Autumn 1986
Chicago, Illinois Shore Line Interurban Historical Society 1986 First Edition Soft Cover Good 28 cm tall 
32 p. There are a number of black & white photographs. Some dampstaining on the lower outer corner (no impact ot text). Text is clean and unmarked by underlinng or notations. 
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33 Bronsky, Eric (ed.) First and Fastest, Vol. III, Number 4, Winter 1986 / 1987
Chicago, Illinois Shore Line Interurban Historical Society 1987 First Edition Soft Cover Good 28 cm tall 
40 p. There are a number of black & white photographs. Some creasing to the lower outer corner (no impact ot text). Text is clean and unmarked by underlinng or notations. 
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34 Büchner, Ludwig Die Macht der Vererbung und ihr Einfluss auf den moralischen und geistigen Fortschritt der Menschheit
Leipzig Ernst Günthers 1882 First Edition Soft Cover Good 23 cm tall 
Text in German. pp. vi, 101. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Series: Darwinistische Schriften, Nr. 12. The spine has split. All leaves are present. Closed tear on rear wrapper. Friedrich Karl Christian Ludwig Büchner (1824 - 1899) was a German philosopher, physiologist and physician who became one of the exponents of 19th century scientific materialism.[Wikipedia] 
Price: 25.00 USD
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35 Díaz Galindo, Severo Elementos de Astronomia y Meteorologia, Por el Pbro. Severo Diaz, Director del Observatorio del Estado. / Lecciones profesadas durante 33 anos en varios colegios del estadao, tanto particulares como oficiales
Guadalajara, Jal., Mex. Casa Editorial Fortino Jaime 1928 First Edition Quarter Leather Good No Jacket 17 cm tall 
Text in Spanish. pp. 420, XII. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. General wear to the binding with the most to the edges and the corners. Previous owner's name and date written on the ffep. The ffep is starting to separate at lower portion of the hinge. This is probably not the original binding. Severo Diaz (1876-1956) was a famous Mexican astronomer and meteorologist. The planetarium at the science and technology center in Guadalajara was named after him. 
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36 Fraval, Manuel Costruzioni Marittime
[Italy] s.n. Quarter Leather Good No Jacket Ex-Library 22 cm tall 
Ex-Library. Text in Italian. A lithograph of a handwritten.manuscript bound in quarter leather. Stamp on the first page of a college library. No title page or publishing information. Title and author written on first page. Ther are also a number of illustrations. There are multiple and confusiing paginations, but around 380 pages in total. The edges have been trimmed. Probably written in the last quarter of the 19th century. 
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37 Garcia, Jack (ed.) Pacific Transit Review, Volume Eight - Number Three, Summer 1997, Issue No. 30
Pittsburg, Calif. Pacific Transit Publications 1997 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 28 cm tall 
30 p. Features: Los Angeles Electric Traction - the waning years, CERA Chicago PCC Rapid Transit Tour, Key System Historical Bus Photos - Part Two, Penn's Landing Trolley shuts down, and Muni Metro Extension & LRV Breda Photos. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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38 Gill, David Catalogue of 1713 stars, for the equinox 1885·0 : from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, during the years 1879 to 1885 / under the direction of David Gill
London Printed for H.M.S.O., by Darling & Son 1894 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 33 cm tall 
Ex-library. 115 p. Also contains two appendices: I. Catalogue of 104 Southern circumpolar stars -- II. Separate observations of ß, a2 & a1 Centauri. Age toning to a number of leaves. Edge wear with bumping to the corners of the binding. Top and bottom of spine are a bit frayed. Some tears where the unopened leaves are folded Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. This is a large oversize book. Sir David Gill FRS (1843 - 1914) was a Scottish astronomer who is known for measuring astronomical distances, for astrophotography, and for geodesy. He spent much of his career in South Africa.[Wikipedia] 
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An Account of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on September 7, 1858, As Observed Near Olmos, Peru., Gilliss, Lieut. J. M.
39 Gilliss, Lieut. J. M. An Account of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on September 7, 1858, As Observed Near Olmos, Peru.
Washington, D.C. The Smithsonian Institution 1859 First Edition Soft Cover Good 34 cm Signed
Edges of wrappers are chipped with several small tears. Several inches on the top and botton of the spine are split, but wrappers still attached. Semi-circle of dampstaining on upper right corner of the Lithograph of eclipse; this does not impact the lithograph. James Melville Gilliss (1811 - 1865 in Washington, D.C.) was an astronomer, United States Navy officer and founder of the United States Naval Observatory. SIGNED on the front cover:"Geo. B. Merriman/Asst. U.S. Ast. Exped./Dec. 1865". Merriman worked for Gilliss on the U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition which was headquartered in Washington D.C. 
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40 Goudarzi, Gus H. Geology and mineral resources of Libya--a reconnaissance
Washington DC US Government Printing Office 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 29 cm tall 
viii, 104 p. Series: Geological Survey professional paper, 660. There are 13 plates in pocket (all present as called for.) The portfolio like binding has a tear in the gutter near the top edge. Previous owner' company stamp throughout. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. All plates in very good condition. 
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