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Figure 1 in: Traittez de barometres, thermometres, et notiometres, ou hygrometres, by Joachim d'Alence, d. 1707? Published in 1688. Decorative thermometers. Library Call Number QC876 .A44 1688.
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Figure 1 in: Traittez de barometres, thermometres, et notiometres, ou hygrometres, by Joachim d'Alence, d. 1707? Published in 1688. Checking a barometer. Library Call Number QC876 .A44 1688.
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Figure 1 in: Traittez de barometres, thermometres, et notiometres, ou hygrometres, by Joachim d'Alence, d. 1707? Published in 1688. A "notiometre." Apparently a hair hygrometer that changes length with humidity changes. Library Call Number QC876 .A44 1688.
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Torricellian tube barometer, p. 8. In: A treatise on the aneroid, a newly invented portable barometer .... by Edward J. Dent, 1790-1853. Published in 1849. Library Call Number QC896 .D46 1849.
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Wheel barometer, p. 9. In: A treatise on the aneroid, a newly invented portable barometer .... by Edward J. Dent, 1790-1853. Published in 1849. Library Call Number QC896 .D46 1849.
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Aneroid barometer, p. 22. In: A treatise on the aneroid, a newly invented portable barometer .... by Edward J. Dent, 1790-1853. Published in 1849. Library Call Number QC896 .D46 1849.
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Marine barometer, p. 10. In: A treatise on the aneroid, a newly invented portable barometer .... by Edward J. Dent, 1790-1853. Published in 1849. Library Call Number QC896 .D46 1849.
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"A Monster Born of a Ewe". In: "Journal des Observations Physiques, Mathematiques et Botaniques ...." by Louis Feuillee, 1660-1732. Published in 1714. P. 242. Library Call Number Q115 .F43 1714. A "monster" observed by the author in Buenos Aires in 1708. The author was serious as he reported this creature to the King of France.
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"Borstenwurmer des Meeres". A variety of marine worms. In: "Das Meer" by M. J. Schleiden, 1804-1881. P. 446. Library Call Number QH91.S23 1888.
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"Entwickelung eines Fisches". Fish embryo. In: "Das Meer" by M. J. Schleiden, 1804-1881. P. 538. Library Call Number QH91.S23 1888.
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"Der Albatross". In: "Das Meer" by M. J. Schleiden, 1804-1881. P. 562. Library Call Number QH91.S23 1888. Library Call Number QH91.S23 1888.
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"Die Sturmichrvalbe". Storm Petrels. In: "Das Meer" by M. J. Schleiden, 1804-1881. P. 562. Library Call Number QH91.S23 1888.
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"Fragments of a hieroglypical manuscript at Dresden" in: "Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America," by Alexander von Humboldt and translated by Helen Maria Williams, 1814. Vol. I. Library Call Number C/gLH919.
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"Representation of the Ship Esk of Whitby, Damaged by Ice and Almost Full of Water. During an attempt to invert her position and bring the keel ...." . In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. Frontispiece of Vol. II. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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"Dangers of the Whale Fishery". An early representation of a whale boat being upended by the prey. This theme would be common in much 19th Century marine art . In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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"Baleana mysticetus, or Common Whale." Scoresby's work helped demythologize the whale with his true-to-life images. This was the Northern Right Whale. . In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XII. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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"Baleana mysticetus. Under side view of the female whale." In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XII. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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"Delphinus deductor. Baleana rostrata." In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XIII. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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"Beluga or White Whale." In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XIV. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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'Male Narwhal or Unicorn. Greenland Shark." In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XV. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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Krill and large plankton observed by William Scoresby. In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XVI. (No plate number indicated on image, falls between XV and XVII.) Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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"Instruments used in the whale fishery." In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XVII. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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"Apparatus used in the whale fishery." In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XX. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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"Apparatus used in the Northern whale fishery." In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate 19. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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"Apparatus used in the Northern whale fishery." In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XXI. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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"Apparatus for cutting blubber." Inspiration for the tomato slicing kitchen magician. In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XXII. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820 .
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Procelsterna saxatilis. Necker Island Tern. In: "Birds of Laysan and the Leeward Islands, Hawaiian Group" by Walter K. Fisher. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 23, 1903, Part III, p. 769, Plate I.
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Nudibranchs. 1. Anisodoris nobilis MacFarland - Lateral view. 2. Anisodoris nobilis MacFarland -- Dorsal view. 3. Doriopsis fulva Macfarland -- Dorsal view. All views painted by Anna B. Nash of the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory. In: "Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay ....", Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 25, 1905. P. 151, Plate XXII.
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Nudibranchs. 4. Archidoris montereyensis (Cooper) - Lateral view. 5. Diaulula sandiegensis (Cooper) - Dorsal view. 6. Discodoris heathi MacFarland - Dorsal view. 4 painted by Olive H. MacFarland; 5, 6 painted by Anna B. Nash. In: "Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay ....", Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 25, 1905. P. 151, Plate XXIII.
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Nudibranchs. 7. Aldisa sanguinea (Cooper) - Dorsal view. 8. Rostanga pulchra MacFarland - lateral view. Both painted by Anna B. Nash of the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory. In: "Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay ....", Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 25, 1905. P. 151, Plate XXIV.
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Nudibranchs. 9. Cadlina flavomaculata MacFarland - Dorsal view. 10. Cadlina marginata MacFarland - Ventral view. 11. Detail of dorsum greatly enlarged. 12. Cadlina marginata MacFarland. Painted by Anna B. Nash of the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory. In: "Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay ....", Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 25, 1905. P. 151, Plate XXV.
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Nudibranchs. 13. Chromodoris porterae Cockerell - Dorsal view. 14. Chromodoris porterae Cockerell - Lateral view. Views painted by Anna B. Nash of the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory. In: "Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay ....", Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 25, 1905. P. 151, Plate XXVI.
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Nudibranchs. 15. Laila cockerelli MacFarland - Dorsal view. 16, 17. Triopha carpenteri Stearns - Dorsal view and lateral view. Views painted by Anna B. Nash of the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory. In: "Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay ....", Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 25, 1905. P. 151, Plate XXVII.
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Nudibranchs. 18. Triopha maculata MacFarland - Dorso-lateral view. 19. Triopha grandis MacFarland - Dorsal view. 18 painted by Anna B. Nash of the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory. In: "Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay ....", Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 25, 1905. P. 151, Plate XXVIII.
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Nudibranchs. 20 and 21. Acanthodoris brunnea MacFarland -Dorsal view and detail of dorsal papillae. 22. Polycera atra MacFarland - lateral view. 20 and 21 painted by Anna B. Nash of the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory. In: "Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay ....", Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 25, 1905. P. 151, Plate XXIX.
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Nudibranch. 23. Ancula pacifica MacFarland - Dorso-lateral view. 23 painted by Anna B. Nash of the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory. In: "Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay ....", Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 25, 1905. P. 151, Plate XXX.
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Nudibranch. 24 and 25. Hopkinsia rosacea MacFarland - dorsal and lateral views . Views painted by Anna B. Nash of the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory. In: "Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay ....", Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 25, 1905. P. 151, Plate XXXI.
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Title page of "La Figure de la Terre," by Pierre Bouguer, 1749. Bouguer was a famous surveyor and geophysicist who surveyed an arc of the meridian near the equator in South America and helped establish that the Earth is an oblate spheroid, in agreement with Sir Isaac Newton's views. Library Call Number QB291 .B58 1749.
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An early example of Coast Survey Notice to Mariners. This newspaper clipping was pasted in: "The American Light-house Guide with Sailing Directions" by Robert Mills, 1845. The notice, dated August 16, 1848 was meant to update and correct information on Nantucket Shoals. Library Call Number VK1022.M65 1845.
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Frontispiece of: "A Discovery of A New World ...." by John Wilkins, 1684. A book espousing travel to the moon and agreement with the concept that the Earth is one of the planets.
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Title page of: "A Discovery of A New World ...." by John Wilkins, 1684. A book espousing travel to the moon and agreement with the concept that the Earth is one of the planets.
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"View of Cotopaxi" - Title page of: "Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America," by Alexander von Humboldt and translated by Helen Maria Williams, 1814. Vol. I. Library Call Number C/gLH919.
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"Statue of an Azteck Priestess" in: "Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America," by Alexander von Humboldt and translated by Helen Maria Williams, 1814. Vol. I, p. 43. Library Call Number C/gLH919.
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"Azteck hieroglyphical ..." in: "Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America," by Alexander von Humboldt and translated by Helen Maria Williams, 1814. Vol. I, p. 145. Library Call Number C/gLH919.
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"Cascade of Regla near Mexico" in: "Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America," by Alexander von Humboldt and translated by Helen Maria Williams, 1814. Vol. I, p. 270. Library Call Number C/gLH919.
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"Natural Bridges of Icononzo" in: "Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America," by Alexander von Humboldt and translated by Helen Maria Williams, 1814. Vol. I, p. 53. Library Call Number C/gLH919.
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"Detached Mass of the Pyramid of Cholula" in: "Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America," by Alexander von Humboldt and translated by Helen Maria Williams, 1814. Vol. II, title page. Library Call Number C/gLH919.
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"Epochs of Nature According to Azteck Mythology" in: "Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America," by Alexander von Humboldt and translated by Helen Maria Williams, 1814. Vol. II, p. 15. Library Call Number C/gLH919.
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"Epochs of Nature According to Azteck Mythology" in: "Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America," by Alexander von Humboldt and translated by Helen Maria Williams, 1814. Vol. II, p. 15. Library Call Number C/gLH919.
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"Signs of the Days in the Mexican Almanac" in: "Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America," by Alexander von Humboldt and translated by Helen Maria Williams, 1814. Vol. II, p. 34. Library Call Number C/gLH919.

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