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1929 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT BOOKS [4] BEING THE THESIS ON THE 'LOCATION OF THE ELECTROMOTIVE FORCE IN THE PHOTO-VOLTAIC CELL' BY RENOWNED DOCTOR OF PHYSICS

By: W. NORWOOD LOWRY

Price: $4,295.99

Publisher: ITHACA NEW YORK NY LEWISBURG PENNSYLVANIA PA, 1929

Seller ID: 0001464

Condition: Good+


On offer is a super manuscript relic of four [4] early 20th Century science books being the handwritten thesis and archive of college materials of the late, Doctor of Philosophy, W. Norwood Lowry. Included within four [4] large books is the submitted thesis from Cornell University dated May 7, 1929 on 'The Location of the Electromotive Force in the Photo-Voltaic Cell' presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Cornell University for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy; a hand-signed acceptance by the special committee (3 individual signatures); Lowry's handwritten Freshman course book c... View more info

1910 - 1911 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LEDGER BOOK OF A PRE CONFEDERATION 146 YEAR OLD FAMILY BUSINESS IN PETERBOROUGH ONTARIO DETAILING A CLASSIC CANADIAN AND FOUNDATIONAL BUSINESS

By: WILLIAM LECH AND SONS

Price: $3,455.99

Publisher: PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO, 1910

Seller ID: 0008139

Condition: Good +


On offer is an excellent ledger book from the early 1900's of century old Canadian firm. Measuring approximately 12 inches by 7.5 inches, it contains 100 pages and is 100% complete. The hard cover and pages within are all in very good condition and the handwriting is quite legible. William Lech and Sons was a furrier business that operated in Peterborough, ON for 146 years. The business was established in 1861 by William Lech, an immigrant from Prussia and son of a Prussian soldier. The Lech family came from Bremen in the Kingdom of Prussia. William Lech's father was a Prussian soldier who fou... View more info

1910 FAMED SCIENCE JOURNAL THE LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND DUBLIN PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE AND JOURNAL OF SCIENCE 21 ARTICLES FAMED AUTHORS

By: William Sutherland, Walter Makower, E. Rutherford and T.H. Halvelock and Many More.

Price: $389.99

Publisher: THE LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND DUBLIN: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000414

Condition: Good+


Volume 19, January 1910 Number 109. Sixth Series, "THE LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND DUBLIN PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE AND JOURNAL OF SCIENCE. Being a Continuation of Tilloch's Philosophical Magazine, Nicholson's Journal and Thomson's Annals of Philosophy." On the cutting edge of science and technology and medicine, the LED Philosophical Magazine published on the first day of every month, some of the most exciting breakthroughs and discoveries. Readers of the magazine were use to the likes of Charles Darwin, W. Stanley Jevons, William Robert Grove and hundreds of other science luminaries writing... View more info

1943 - 1944 ORIGINAL, SIGNIFICANT U.S. NAVY ARMED GUARD MANUSCRIPT RELIC OF WORLD WAR II SERVICE, ALLIED COOPERATION AND ONE OF THE TOUGHEST, MOST GRINDING JOBS IN THE WARTIME NAVY BY A US NAVAL RESERVE LIEUTENANT

By: WILLIAM WADELL

Price: $4,455.99

Publisher: MS TOSARI NORTH ATLANTIC, 1943

Seller ID: 0008174

Condition: Good


On offer is a rare, original U.S. Navy log book from WWII. Measuring 8 inches by 5 inches, this hardcover volume has 188 pages an is 70% complete. The cover and binding are in good condition and all pages are intact. The handwriting is clear and legible. The book is the Log Book of the U.S. Navy Armed Guard, a little-known branch of the United States armed forces in WWII. The USNAG was the service branch of the United States Navy that was responsible for defending U.S. and Allied merchant ships from attack by enemy aircraft, submarines and surface ships during World War II. A total of 144,970... View more info

1950 SCRAPBOOK OF SODALIST TRAVEL TO VISIT THE POPE BY THE FAMED ST. LOUIS MISSOURI TRAVEL WRITER

By: ZAK, MARIE KATHRYN

Price: $449.99

Publisher: SPAIN, FRANCE, ITALY, THE VATICAN, 1950

Seller ID: 000136

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an original scrapbook written and compiled by Marie Kathryn Zak, a soon-to-be very well-known travel writer during the 1950s and '60s. A graduate of St. Louis University, she worked for The Automobile Club World Wide Travel Service, wrote a column, called "Travel Talk", for a local newspaper and had a very close and religious family life. This scrapbook details her trip in July 1950 with 200 other St. Louis Sodalist to Rome, Fatima, Portugal and Lourdes, France, on the Queen's Work Holy Year pilgrimage. It includes newspaper articles (one of which is about the S.S. Liguria... View more info

1917 - 1919 ORIGINAL ARCHIVE OF EIGHT [8] LETTERS HANDWRITTEN BY A QUAKER NURSE WHILE ON DUTY AT THE PREMIER AMERICAN MENTAL HOSPITAL

By: ZELLA GERTRUDE BAYNHAM later MARTIN

Price: $755.99

Publisher: 1917

Seller ID: 0001719

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a small, fascinating archive of eight [8] original manuscript letters handwritten by Zella Gertrude Baynham (later Martin) while "on duty" at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia from 1917-1919 to Agnes Maust in Berwick, Pennsylvania. Friends Hospital is recognized as one of the premier mental hospitals in the United States. It was founded by Quakers in 1813. Baynham commenced nursing at Friends Hospital in 1916. The letters are diary like as Zella tells a close friend many important details of her life as a nurse; about her training at Bellevue Hospital in New York City; how s... View more info