Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of arts and Sciences Volume I, parts III, and IV

New Haven: Oliver Steele, 1813.

Original Wraps. Very Good. Item #031276

Parts III and IV of Volume 1 of the Memoirs, 1813 and 1816, old library stamp to title pages but no other marks. Modest wear and age toning, a little bit brittle at edges but generally very good in original blue wraps. Contains Sereno Dwights "Dissertation on the Origin of Springs", Benjamin Silliman's "Experiments on the fusion of various refractory bodies by the compound blow-pipe of Mr. Hare", Jeremiah Day's "Observations on the comet of 1811", and "calculation of the Longitude of Yale-College from the solar eclipse of September 17th, 1811", Timothy Dwight's "Observations on Language", and "On Light", Theodore Strong's 'Demonstrations of Stewart's Properties of the Circle", (with foldout). An interesting collection of early American scientific works. Sabin 15703

The memoirs were not continued until 1910. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Science & Technology; Americana; Antiquarian & Rare; Inventory No: 031276.

Price: $250.00