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Realm of Science October 20th 1915
First Paragraph: | The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the largest scientific organization in the country, which generally holds an annual meeting during Christmas week in some large city in the United ...
Realm of Science November 20th 1913
First Paragraph: | Wireless telegraphy possesses a peculiar charm of its own. To be able to send and receive messages without any apparent medium of communication, seems intensely marvelous. Even if one has become accustomed ...
Realm of Science January 20th 1914
First Paragraph: | Professor W.J. Humphreys, of the United States Weather Bureau, one of our leading meteorologists, has a very instructive article on "Holes in the Air" in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution ...
Lazarus, Emma, 1884 February 5
James, Alice, 1884 March 28 or 29
Chr. F. Gellert's sämtliche Fabeln und Erzählungen in drei Büchern
(Hahn'sche Buchhandlung, 1912)
This book is almost identical with a copy I bought in the same shop seventeen years earlier. As I looked it over, I found three small discrepancies, and so I include this copy on its own. First, the typeface under the ...
Forty-Two Fables of La Fontaine
(William Heinemann, Ltd., 1924)
This British first edition apparently antedates the US first edition from Harper by one year. And this copy is signed and numbered #113 of 165 numbered copies. As I wrote there, the book has witty rhyming texts. The ...
Les Fables de La Fontaine pour Bébé
(Théodore Lefèvre et Cie., 1886)
This book is almost identical with a copy I first bought from Abbey Antiquarian in 2000. Now, I have found two other copies, and they have small but fascinating differences. This volume, like the Abbey copy, has the name ...
Les fables d'Ésope
French version of "Aesop's Funky Fables" from Viking Penguin in 1998 and from Hamish Hamilton in 1997, with the same page count, cover design, and endpapers. Colored illustrations and black-and-white alternate in presenting ...