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    • 1660

    Folding copperplate engraving illustrating sixteen figures including the pneumatical engine and components used in pneumatic experiments leading to the discovery of Boyle's law.

    Forty-three experiments are detailed…

    • 1660

    Forty-three experiments are detailed within this work, including the physical and chemical properties of air proving it has weight along with determining that a vacuum restricts the transmission of sound as well as the…

    • circa 1520 – 1540

    Found in its original plain binding of parchment, this work was most likely compiled by a practitioner of alchemy and medicine. Containing a handwritten copy of Liber lucis by John of Rupescissa (Johannes de Rupescissa)…

    • 1822

    Cover and title page digitized from seminal work responsible for exposing dangerous adulterations to foods and beverages. Food and drug purity legislation followed later in the nineteenth century.

    Cover features…

    • 1859

    Digitized in entirety, this first English edition of the German Das Mineralreich in Bildern (Stuttgart, 1858) contains 24 lithographed plates with one chromolithograph and 22 hand-colored illustrations of 288 minerals,…

    • 1874

    Chapters cover food types commonly adulterated through the use of additives, with some additives being non-food items such as plaster of Paris, lead and brick dust. End of book features plate illustrations of common…

    • 1941

    Illustrated throughout, this booklet includes sections on lung irritants, blister and tear gases, irritant smokes, incendiaries, screening smokes, systemic poisons and decontamination stations.

    • Pl. XIII
    • 1872 (Published)

    Lorenzo Respighi (1824-1889) was the director of the University Observatory at the Campidoglio at Rome. Starting in October of 1869 he observed daily the entire limb of the sun recording prominences and other phenomena.…

    • Pl. XII
    • 1872 (Published)

    Prominences represented in their natural colors, as seen through a large telescope when the slit of the spectroscope was open wide and directed on to the red C-line. These prominences are characteristic of the a…

    • Pl. XI
    • 1872 (Published)

    Prominences represented in their natural colors, as seen through a large telescope when the slit of the spectroscope was open wide and directed on to the red C-line. These prominences are characteristic of the an…

    • Fig. 135
    • 1872 (Published)

    An illustration of a man using Lockyer's telespectroscope. Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer (1836-1920), designed this instrument in order to observe the spectra of the prominences in full sunlight. Lockyer is best known for…

    • Pl. X
    • 1872 (Published)

    From a photograph taken of a solar eclipse observed from Syracuse, Sicily on 22 December 1870.
    From text: "The photograph taken by Mr. Brothers is very valuable, since it shows the halo extending towards the…

    • 1888

    Sections include:

    A.—Qualitative analyses. Ores, minerals, etc.
    B.—Assays for, and quantitative determinations of, single constituents.
    C.—Assays and analyses of fuel, ores, minerals, technical materials and products,…

    • 1950

    Illustrated throughout, this book covers topics including the principles and description of an atomic explosion; shock from air, underground and underwater bursts; physical damage; thermal radiation; nuclear radiations…

    • Pl. IX
    • 1872 (Published)

    This plate illustrates four spectra from solar phenomena.
    Spectrum 1 is Solar Spectrum and Spectrum of the Prominences, during a total Eclipse.
    Spectrum 2 is Spectrum of the Corona. Observed by Charles Young…

    • circa 1877

    Pocket-sized cookbook features recipes using Horsford baking powder including recipes for biscuits, rolls, muffins and short cakes.

    • 1965

    Illustrated throughout with topics including corporate emergency planning, emergency planning at the plant and general provisions (corporate and plant levels). Also includes an industrial defense organization chart.