1803/1804/1808. 1) ALS. "F. Berthollet." One page (of a bifolium) in French, 7.25" x 8.75", Arcueil [France]; May 28, 1803. In this letter to an unnamed minister, Madame Berthollet requests the original letters from Berthollet [her husband or herself?] requesting assistance with finding an administrative position for two people when the minister sends his recommendations for said people to give to officials at the administrative offices they wish to enter into. 2) ALS. "F. Berthollet." One page (of a bifolium with an integral address sheet) in French, 6.5" x 8", Arcueil; July 29, 1803. In this letter to a Madame Vinneux in Lausanne, Madame Berthollet informs her friend that she will be able to obtain a passport for her and that the ambassador to Switzerland will assist her with the necessary steps for her return to France. 3) ALS. "F. Berthollet." Three pages (of a bifolium with an integral address sheet) in French, 6.5" x 8.25", Arcueil; June 11, 1804. In this letter to Madame Vinneux, Madame Berthollet opens by speculating that passport troubles are being caused by "cette saison" [presumably meaning the contemporaneous political situation] and will seek information about the delay experienced by her friend in obtaining permission to travel. Mme. Berthollet was convinced her friend was on her way and assures her that she and her husband speak of her and "their second son," Déodat, at every meal. Meanwhile her husband has received a "new distinction" from the government that she describes as more of a burden than a privilege since they must outfit an "archbishop's house" with furniture, linens and all the rest [Claude Louis Berthollet was made a Grand Officier de la Légion d'Honneur in 1804]. 4) ALS. "F. Berthollet." One page (of a bifolium) in French, 7.5" x 9.25", Arcueil; January 9, 1808. In this letter, Madame Berthollet invites Monsieur and Madame Tochon [could be Joseph-François Tochon (1772-1820), numismatist, collector, and political figure] to dinner in Arcueil. Condition: Letters have usual folds. Letter 2 has four pin holes through lower left hand corner, and small paper loss where seal was broken when letter opened; otherwise good. Letter 3 has four pins holes through the lower left hand corner, and small paper loss where seal was broken when letter was opened; otherwise good. Letter 4 has some paper loss on the last line of the letter where gaul ink has bled through paper, effective several words; otherwise good.; Consignment; shelved case 0.
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London: Black, Perry, and Kingsbury, 1812. Second Edition. Octavo, xxv, , 2-164 pages,  ads; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, gray cloth boards, gilt titling to spine; name written to title page; with half-title, folding frontispiece; water-stain to lower edge of frontispiece; fore and lower page edges untrimmed; shelved case 10.
Stockholm: Kongl. Boktryckeriet, 1886. First Edition. Quarto, 58 pages, illustrated, tables; G-; green cover with black print at top edge, all edges of cover, front and back, chipped and torn, peripheral browning, binding slightly exposed at top and bottom of spine, slight spotting, bumped and curled corners; title page and last paged tanned from acidic cover, otherwise clean interior; text in French; "Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar, Bandet 21. No. 17."
Singapore: World Scientific, 2000. Octavo; VG- Hardcover w/ VG- Dustjacket; Black spine with White text; Dustjacket covered by brodart, slight edgewear, otherwise clean; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean; 664 pp; Volume 2 only NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1860. first edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gilt text; Cloth has moderately rubbed surfaces, more so at fore corners and spine edges with light frays, otherwise with strong and secure panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with good, intact binding and unmarked pages; previous owner's label on front pastedown; pp 739.
New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1873. New Edition. Large Octavo, 818 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards, spine paneled with a green and a burgundy label, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to other panels; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear to boards; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 343 engravings on wood and a color frontispiece;very mild foxing to interior; small name-stamp to front cover, sfep; shelved case 10.
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, Imprimeur-Libraire du Bureau des Longitudes, de l'Ecole Polytechnique, Successeur de Mallet-Rachelier, 1880. First Edition. 8vo., 39 pages, illustrated; VG-; tan cover with black print, some chipping at edges and spine, some smudging and mild soiling front and back, some rubbing, wear to corners; interior clean, uncut pages, torn edge top of page 8, last page has some shrinkage upper-right corner; text in French; "Conference faite a Sheffield, le 22 Aout 1897, devant l'Association Britannique Pour l'Avancement des Sciences"; "Extrait des Annales de Chimie et de Physique, 5e. serie, t. XIX, 1880"
London: Taylor & Walton, 1846. First Edition. 8vo., 103 pages, 5 tables, 8 pages ads; G+; bound in dark green cloth, faded gilt lettering on spine; some rubbing to boards, fraying and chipping to head and tail of spine, bumping to and fraying to corners; title page has upper fore edge corner missing, title unaffected; some pages have notes in pen correcting things in text; shelved case 10.
New York: Pergamon, 1995. First Edition. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; White spine with Purple text; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, sticker residue on front cover and spine, bumping and rubbing to corners, bending to spine edges, staining near head edge of spine; Textblock has library ink stamp on front endpaper, gray stain along fore edge;408 pp; Ex-Library NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Pennsylvania: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, and the JCPDS-International Centre for Diffraction Data, 1978. Third Edition. Ex-Library; Third Edition; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thick dark blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, front end paper and title page have a small rust stain from a paper clip, library stamp on dedication page, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; No full book page number, however, complete; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York and London: Academic Press, Inc., 1964. Octavo; pp 674; VG/G-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; few chips to edges; slightly sunned spine; mylar wrap; cloth shows clean exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated.
Gorinchem: J. Noorduijn en Zoon N.V., 1948. First Edition. 8vo., 2 volumes. Vol. I. 158 pages, illustrated; VG-; tan cover with red and black print, some peripheral browning, chipping to front right cover edge and back upper corner, fold on cover at upper back corner, outside corners bumped; clean interior. Vol. II. 215 pages, 1 folded plate, illustrated; VG-; tan cover with red and black print, some peripheral browning, small portion of right edge front cover torn away, slightly bumped outer corners, rear cover has tear at spine edge; clean interior; text in Dutch.
Paris: Le Doyen de la Faculte des Science, 1897. Quarto; Fair; 1/4 bound blue leather spine with gilt text to red bar; blue marbled boards; Front board and endpaper are detached but present, rear board coming loose but still attached as of the point of this listing being created. spine panel detached but present; exterior shows heavy rubbing to edges and joints; some scratches to marbled boards; text block has age toned exterior edges; some age toning to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some writing to ffep; illustrated; interior pages slightly age toned; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name to title page; French text; See Photos for details. Book now kept in protective bag. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Paris: Dunod, 1878. First Edition. 8vo., 859 pages; G+; 1/4 bound with marbled boards, paneled red leather spine with gilt lettering and tooling; cracking to hinges, chipping to head and tail of spine, hinges; some repair to corners; rubbing to boards, corners, edges; marbled endpapers; interior clean; 8 folding plates in rear, part of plate one has some age-toning; text in French Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
London: Chiswick Press, 1933. First Edition. 8vo., 68 pages; VG; light grey cover with black print, slight spotting on front, foxing on spine, penciled notation on front cover, edges of over-sized cover bent and has some foxing along interior exposed edges, slight tear on top of back cover; slight spotting on first prelim. page; clean interior, binding tight.
1958. First Edition. 8vo, 101 pages +  pages of plates, illustrated; G+; buff cover with black and red print, some smudging, bumped outer corners, slight spotting, tear at top along spine edge; back has some smudging, slight spotting, slight tear at top along spine edge, bumped corners; inside cover coming away from spine; spine weak along initial section of book; clean interior; text in French; "Celebration du Centenaire de sa Foundation en Presence de Monsieur le President de la Republique Francaise et de Monsieur le Ministre des Affaires Etrangeres ...[et al.]"
New York: Interscience Publishers, Inc., 1960. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 647; G/G-; white/black spine with white text; ex-library; this volume only; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; moderate wear to edges; chipped rear flap; tape residue to spine; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; paper wraps; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to rear endpapers; slight toning to interior edges.
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1989. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with white print; Boards in black cloth with green and white print, slight wear to spine caps and front hinge, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; viii, 256 pages, illustrated ("with 42 figures and 47 tables").
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1955. First Dover Edition. 12mo; Good/paperback; pink/beige spine with black text; first Dover edition; covers show modest wear to exterior; rubbed joints; mild peel to rear near spine; intact panels; text block edges show mild soiling due to handling; previous owner's initials to ffep; very mild defect to front hinge; illustrated; interior pages clean; pp 488.
First Edition. 8vo., 112 pages, illustrated, tables, graphs; VG-; grey cover with black print, soiling to spine end upper edge front cover, some soiling on back cover, some rubbing, slight spotting, bump to upper right corner, bump and small tear at bottom of spine, bump/fold upper left, slight foxing of some pages edges; clean interior, slight stain inside rear cover; text in Dutch; "Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van de Graad van Doctor in de Technische Wettenschap aan de Technische Hogeschool te Delft"
First Edition. 8vo.,135 pages, 4 folded plates, illustrated; VG; grey cover with black print, some soiling/foxing at front right edge and bottom of cover, bumped lower corners, slight bump to upper right corner, slight spotting on front, slight smudging on back cover; cover slightly coming away from binding at top and bottom; clean interior; text in Dutch with summary in English; includes publisher insert "Stellingen"; "Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van de Graad van Doctor in de Technische Wetenschap aan de Technische Hogeschool te Delft ... 27 Juni 1951"
Albany: C. Van Benthuysen & Sons, Printers, 1866. First Edition. 8vo., 23 pages, tables; G-; in clear plastic envelope, yellow cover with black print; ink inscription (partially chipped away) "... H. Chester, with the regards of the author", front cover separated from binding, brittle with heavily chipped edges, light peripheral browning, slight spotting and smudging, vertical center crease throughout; lacks back cover; slight tear on outside and bottom edges of first two pages, tear at top edge of last page, slight spotting, minor ink editorial annotations on some pages; "Read at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, held in the city of Buffalo, Aug. 16th, 1866."
Paris: E.P. Denoel, 1971. 10mo; VG-; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has mild smudges to exterior; slight adhesive residue to spine; strong boards; text block exterior edges show modest foxing; some foxing to first and last few pages; ex-library stamp to verso to title page; interior pages clean; good binding; illustrated; adhesive remnants to rear pastedown; text in French.
New York and London: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1967. Octavo; VG-; dark blue spine with gilt text; reprinted; no jacket; cloth has mild sun fading to front and rear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light foxing; small stain to front hinge at front endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 486.
's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1948. Second Edition. 8vo., x, 124 pages, illustrated, graphs; VG; gold cover with black print, some peripheral browning, slight spotting, lower right corner bumped, upper right corner has slight curl; browning on pages adjacent to cover, clean interior; text in Dutch; "Handleidingen Bij Het Onderwijs aan de Technische Hogeschool te Delft--Onder Redactie van de Centrale Comissie voor Studiebelangen, No. 76"
Cleveland: Chemical Rubber Publishing Co., 1945. Twenty-Ninth Edition. Thick 10mo; pp 2639; Good; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; synthetic leather covered boards; some rubbing to joints; mild wear to corners; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; some ink to front pastedown; illustrated;.
Amsterdam: H.J. Paris, 1928. First Edition. 8vo., illustrated; VG; tan cover with brown print, light smudging, front cover has crease at upper right with bumped corner, back has small stain upper left with slight tear from bumped corner; clean interior; publisher insert "Stellingen"; text in Dutch; "Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van den Graad van Doctor in de Wis- en natuurkunde aan de Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht ... 26 Januari 1928"
Groningen: J.B. Wolters' Uitgevers-Maatschappij, 1932. First Edition. 8vo., 125 pages, tables, errata tipped in; VG-; tan cover with brown print, some spotting/soiling to right side and upper edge of front, bend to lower right corner, mild spotting on spine and back cover, bumped top spine; spot on inside of front cover and adjacent page, otherwise clean interior and text; text in Dutch; publisher insert titled "Stellingen"; "Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van den Graad van Doctor in de Wis- en Natuurkunde aan de Rijks-Universiteit te Groningen ... 6 Juli 1932"
New York: Academic Press, 1967. Octavo; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with green and black print; Dj has tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tears to edges, mild spotting, shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with gold print on black banners, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting on edges, name in pencil on front flyleaf, light amount of pencil notation within, many pages marked with paperclips with resulting impression and some rust; xviii, 733 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Amsterdam: H.J. Paris, 1927. First Edition. 8vo., 134 pages, illustrated, graphs, tables; VG; blue cover with black print, some discoloration, slight spotting at front upper edge and lower corner, slight bumping on edges and at upper right corner; interior clean; text in Dutch; publisher insert titled "Stellingen"; "Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van den Graad van Doctor in de Wis- en Natuurkuunde aan de Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht ... 4 April 1927"
New York: Oxford University Press, 1969. Octavo; VG-/Wraps; Black spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear to covers, rubbing to surfaces, previous owner's inscription on front cover, light blemishes along sides and edges, minor crease at rear cover corner; Foxing and spotting along text block exterior otherwise text block clean; 296 pp.
Upsala: Druck der Akademischen Buckdruckerei, 1876. Quarto; VG-; softcover; white spine; covers have minor shelfwear, general edgewear, chipping along spine, rubbing on fore corners, small closed tears on front tail edge, open tears on rear fore edge, minor soiling on rear, pencil marks on rear, age toned; text block age toned; 21pp.
Champaign: The American Oil Chemists' Society, 1979. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, yellow with black print; Boards in yellow cloth with black print, wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has light spotting to edges, slight puckering to pages, some pages are paper-clipped, clean text; Inscribed in ink by the editors on the front flyleaf; xi, 344 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1829. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print on black banner; Boards in cream cloth, tanning to spine, wear to corners and spine caps, tanning, shelfwear, spotting; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, spotting to edges, foxing throughout; variously paged, illustrated (b&w). Shelved with overstock 15's in Room X.
New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1997. 10mo; VG; gray 1/4 bound spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has mild exterior wear; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block exterior edges have minimal wear; ex-library markings to copyright; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated; pp 115.
New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1990. Octavo; VG-; grayish beige spine with green text; no jacket; cloth over paper wrappers; cloth has light foxing; strong boards; text block exterior edges have only light wear; ex-library stamp to exterior head edge; some ex-library markings to title and copyright pages; ex-library pouch and stamped text to rear pastedown; text pages clean; tight binding; illustrated; pp 189.
London: Oxford University Press, 1950. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 727; G-; black spine with white text; no jacket; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; small green dot sticker to spine; sticker to rear; strong boards; text block has age toning to exterior edges; slight shadow toning to endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; some ink underlining inside; light pencil; illustrated; broken front hinge;.