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1650 3vol Danielis Sennerti Opera Scarce Latin Science Works Daniel Sennert
1650 3vol Danielis Sennerti Opera Scarce Latin Science Works Daniel Sennert

Price: £1,250.00

A very scarce copy of the collected works of German physician Daniel Sennert. In Latin. Including his Epitome scientiae naturalis ( first published in 1618), De Consensu & Dissensu Chymicorum cum Galenicis, De Origine Animarum...

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1738 Memoirs of the Royal Society By Benjamin BADDAM
1738 Memoirs of the Royal Society By Benjamin BADDAM

Price: £449.99

A very scarce and sought after book. Volume one only. Fourteen plates including frontis, ten of which are folding. Benjamin Baddam (c16931740) was a printer and compiler of the Memoirs of the Royal Society. He compiled an abridgement...

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1739 Memoirs of the Royal Society By Benjamin BADDAM
1739 Memoirs of the Royal Society By Benjamin BADDAM

Price: £449.99

A very scarce and sought after book. Volume two only. Thirteen plates, twelve of which are folding. Benjamin Baddam (c16931740) was a printer and compiler of the Memoirs of the Royal Society. He compiled an abridgement of...

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1739 Memoirs of the Royal Society By Benjamin BADDAM
1739 Memoirs of the Royal Society By Benjamin BADDAM

Price: £449.99

A very scarce and sought after book. Volume three only. 14 plates, one of which is plate I from volume IV. 9 of the plates are folding. Benjamin Baddam (c16931740) was a printer and compiler of the Memoirs of the Royal...

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1741 Memoirs of the Royal Society By Benjamin BADDAM
1741 Memoirs of the Royal Society By Benjamin BADDAM

Price: £449.99

A very scarce and sought after book. Volume eight only. 13 plates, 7 of which are folding. Benjamin Baddam (c16931740) was a printer and compiler of the Memoirs of the Royal Society. He compiled an abridgement of the Royal...

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1753 The Catholic-Organon or Universal Sliding Foot-Rule by John Suxspeach First
1753 The Catholic-Organon or Universal Sliding Foot-Rule by John Suxspeach First

Price: £950.00

A scarce first edition of the book John Suxspeach published to accompany his groundbreaking sliding rule device. 'Of great use in the practice of arithmetic, geometry, mensuration, gauging, trigonometry, navigation, astronomy, dialing,...

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1756 A Compleat Body of Husbandry Thomas Hale Agriculture Illustrated First Ed
1756 A Compleat Body of Husbandry Thomas Hale Agriculture Illustrated First Ed

Price: £290.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of this early agricultural treatise by Thomas Hale. A lovely work offering an exhaustive overview of the business of farming, "Together with the most approved Methods of Practice in the several Branches...

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1756 The Elements of EUCLID by Robert SIMSON
1756 The Elements of EUCLID by Robert SIMSON

Price: £995.00

A first edition of Robert Simson's The Elements of Euclid.  Bound is quarter calf leather with gilt lettering and the publishers original boards. Scarce edition. With armorial library nameplate on the front pastedown. Robert...

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1767 COELESTIAL ATLAS by Robert WHITE EPHEMERIS
1767 COELESTIAL ATLAS   by Robert WHITE     EPHEMERIS

Price: £249.99

A hard to find copy of the 1767 ephemeris by Robert White. Disbound. Uncommon. Robert White was a celebrated astronomer, who compiled almanacks.

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1772 Abbaye de Caille Lecons lmentaires de Mathmatiques et Geometrie
1772 Abbaye de Caille Lecons lmentaires de Mathmatiques et Geometrie

Price: £350.00

A charming Georgian mathematics text, replete with folding geometry charts.This lovely calf-bound volume by the Abbott of Caille covers the comprehensive elements of arithmetic; as well as some several advanced principles of algebra...

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1791 Elements Art DYEING Textiles BERTHOLLET Hamilton V
1791 Elements Art DYEING Textiles BERTHOLLET Hamilton V

Price: £395.00

A scarce first English edition of Berthollet's influential treatise, which considers the ancient craft of dyeing in a scientific manner. The first English edition was published in the same year as the French. 'Translated from the...

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1792-1794 A Treatise of Practical Surveying by Robert Gibson Mathematical Tables
1792-1794 A Treatise of Practical Surveying by Robert Gibson Mathematical Tables

Price: £350.00

An informative book on the mathematics of surveying, bound with logarithm tables. Sixth edition. "Wherein every thing that is useful and curious in that art, is fully considered and explained. Particularly, three new and very concise...

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1794 General View of the Agriculture in the County Cambridge C. Vancouver 1stEd
1794 General View of the Agriculture in the County Cambridge C. Vancouver 1stEd

Price: £150.00

An uncommon copy of this detailed view into agriculture within Cambridge. First edition. "With observations on the means of its improvement". With a separately paginated appendix entitled "Observations on the Proposed Eau Brink...

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1802 Gentleman & Farmer's POCKET COMPANION Ainslie 1st
1802 Gentleman & Farmer's POCKET COMPANION Ainslie 1st

Price: £168.00

A first edition of Ainslie's scarce and fascinating The Gentleman and Farmer's Pocket Companion. The binding is the original one and is correspondingly worn (this was a work designed to be referred to regularly). Thus this...

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1805 2vol Practical Agriculture Modern Husbandry RW Dickson Scarce Complete Set
1805 2vol Practical Agriculture Modern Husbandry RW Dickson Scarce Complete Set

Price: £850.00

A scarce complete set of this beautifully illustrated agricultural compendium. Includes chapters on seemingly every aspect of agriculture from horse breeds, soiling and stall-feeding, house-lamb suckling and cultivation of arable...

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1806 EVENING AMUSEMENTS Beauty Of The Heavens Displayed William FREND
1806 EVENING AMUSEMENTS Beauty Of The Heavens Displayed William FREND

Price: £29.99

A scarce and fascinating astronomical observation of the night sky in the year 1805. 'In Which Several Striking Appearances, to be Observed on Various Evenings in the Heavens, During the Year 1805 are Described; and several...

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1806 William FREND Evening AMUSEMENTS Beauty Of The HEAVENS DISPLAYED
1806 William FREND Evening AMUSEMENTS Beauty Of The HEAVENS DISPLAYED

Price: £29.99

A scarce and fascinating astronomical observation of the night sky in the year 1806. 'In Which Several Striking Appearances, to be Observed on Various Evenings in the Heavens, During the Year 1806 are Described; and several Means...

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1807 Evening AMUSEMENTS William FREND Beauty Of The HEAVENS DISPLAYED
1807 Evening AMUSEMENTS William FREND Beauty Of The HEAVENS DISPLAYED

Price: £29.99

A scarce and fascinating astronomical observation of the night sky in the year 1807. 'In Which Several Striking Appearances, to be Observed on Various Evenings in the Heavens, During the Year 1807 are Described; and several Means...

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1810 Astrography or the Heavens Displayed on a New Plan John Greig
1810 Astrography or the Heavens Displayed on a New Plan John Greig

Price: £695.00

A scarce and influential work of astrology, featuring a detailed map of the heavens. Rare - seen at auction only once in the last 40 years. Featuring illustrations throughout the text, depicting the signs of the zodiac. With three...

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1812 Elements of CHEMICAL PHILOSOPHY Humphry DAVY First
1812 Elements of CHEMICAL PHILOSOPHY Humphry DAVY First

Price: £1,510.00

  The scarce American first edition of Davy's aborted work on chemical philosophy, here in its entirety with illustrated plates. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. Rebacked in leather, with the original boards. Part I....

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1813 Elements of Agricultural CHEMISTRY by DAVY Quarto
1813 Elements of Agricultural CHEMISTRY by DAVY Quarto

Price: £385.00

A First Edition of Davy's important work on Agricultural Chemistry This is the quarto edition, which was published before the octavo edition First Edition Bound in leather with gilt and blind embossed detaill. The original English...

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1813 General View of the Agriculture of Shropshire Joseph Plymley Illustrated
1813 General View of the Agriculture of Shropshire Joseph Plymley Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A good and early example of the agriculture within the county of Shropshire.  "Looking at the Geology, Mineral Resources, Soils, Climate, Water, Estates and their Management, Farms, Cottages, Rents, Leases, Husbandry, Arable...

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1814 Elements of Agricultural Chemistry DAVY
1814 Elements of Agricultural Chemistry DAVY

Price: £125.00

A second edition of Davy's fascinating lectures on agricultural chemistry, illustrated with a number of finely-engraved fold-out plates. Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Baronet FRS MRIA (17 December 1778 29 May 1829) was a British chemist...

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1815 2 Vol Treatise On The Valuation Of Annuities Assurances Joshua Milne FIRST
1815 2 Vol Treatise On The Valuation Of Annuities Assurances Joshua Milne FIRST

Price: £295.00

A first edition set of Milne's influential treatise on actuarial science. Complete in two volumes. Joshua Milne, 1776-1851, was an actuary. The premium rates and life tables that Sun Life adopted in 1810 were based on the...

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1821 Tables Of Simple Interest Computed Decimally Thomas Dunn Signed FIRST Ed
1821 Tables Of Simple Interest Computed Decimally Thomas Dunn Signed FIRST Ed

Price: £125.00

A scarce first edition of this work on interest rates, signed by the author. First Edition. 'To which is obtained, at one inspection, the interest of any sum from one pound to one thousand pounds, and with almost equal facility,...

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1824 The CHEMICAL CATECHISM by Samuel PARKES
1824 The CHEMICAL CATECHISM by Samuel PARKES

Price: £130.00

An extensive book on chemistry. Bound in the publishers original binding. With fold-out frontis and plate. Samuel Parkes (c17591825) was a British manufacturing chemist. He published manuals of chemistry between 1806 and 1815....

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1827-28 2v London MECHANICS Register Industrial Science
1827-28 2v London MECHANICS Register Industrial Science

Price: £276.00

Two volumes of this fascinating early 19th century periodical dealing with science and technology of many different kinds at the dawn of the industrial revolution. An important snapshot of a crucial period. Rather scarce. Volume...

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1828 Sure Methods of Improving Health and Prolonging Life by a Physician
1828 Sure Methods of Improving Health and Prolonging Life by a Physician

Price: £69.99

A scarce edition of this medical works. Illustrated by cases. The third edition, revised and enlarged.

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1829 Elements of Logic Comprising Encyclopaedia Metropolitana Richard Whately
1829 Elements of Logic Comprising Encyclopaedia Metropolitana Richard Whately

Price: £49.99

A highly fascinating treatise on the elements of logic from English rhetorician, logician, economist, and theologian; Richard Whately. "Comprising the substance of the article in the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana: with additions." The...

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1830 Chemical Manipulation Instructions to Students in Chemistry M. Faraday
1830 Chemical Manipulation Instructions to Students in Chemistry M. Faraday

Price: £250.00

A fascinating investigation into the methods of performing experiments of demonstration or of research, with accuracy and success. New Edition. Illustrated with small woodcuts throughout the text.

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1830 System World Le MARQUIS de LAPLACE Harte
1830 System World Le MARQUIS de LAPLACE Harte

Price: £275.00

A scarce early edition of this fascinating educational work, detailing universal gravitation and astronomy. 'Translated from the French and elucidated with explanatory notes by the Reverend Henry H. Harte'. Volume II, containing...

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1833-35 Treatises MATHEMATICS Library Useful Knowledge
1833-35 Treatises MATHEMATICS Library Useful Knowledge

Price: £275.00

  A collection of important mathematical treatise on geometry and trigonometry from the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. All here together in a smart modern binding. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering...

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1834 ASTRONOMY & General PHYSICS Bridgewater WHEWELL
1834  ASTRONOMY & General PHYSICS  Bridgewater  WHEWELL

Price: £69.99

A bright, clean copy of Astronomy and General Physics by William Whewell. Bound in cloth. This copy has been rebacked. Astronomy and General Physics is Treatise III of The Bridgewater Treatises, on the Power, Wisdom and Goodness...

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1834 LECTURES at Home by Maria HACK scarce 1ST Illus
1834 LECTURES at Home by Maria HACK scarce 1ST Illus

Price: £189.99

Leatherbound volume with gilt title to the spine and gilt detailing to the boards and inner edges of the boards. With six engraved plates including the frontispiece. Maria Hack (1777-1844) was an educational writer. Maria...

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1836 Inquiries Concerning Intellectual Powers Investigation Truth By Abercrombie
1836 Inquiries Concerning Intellectual Powers Investigation Truth By Abercrombie

Price: £49.99

John Abercrombie was a Scottish physician and philosopher. In 1830 he published his philosophical speculations Inquiries concerning the Intellectual Powers of Man and the Investigation of Truth, which was followed in 1833 by...

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1838 Account of Some Early Proposals for Steam Navigation Stephen Peter Rigaud
1838 Account of Some Early Proposals for Steam Navigation Stephen Peter Rigaud

Price: £39.99

%0D%0AA scarce pamphlet detailing early plans and advances in steam engineering.%0D%0AStephen Peter Rigaud (17741839) was an English mathematical historian and astronomer. He was a Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford from 1794 to 1810,...

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1838 Man in His Physical Structure and Adaptations Robert Mudie Colour Frontis
1838 Man in His Physical Structure and Adaptations Robert Mudie Colour Frontis

Price: £29.99

A scarce work on the history of man from editor and author, Robert Mudie. With a coloured frontispiece. Including chapters such as Preliminary Remarks, Man Alone Can Acquire Knowledge, Place and Purpose of Man, and many others....

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1839 Elements of AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY by Humphry DAVY
1839 Elements of AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY by Humphry DAVY

Price: £95.99

The sixth edition of Humphrey Davy's Elements of Agricultural Chemistry, in a Course of Lectures for the Board of Agriculture; Delivered between 1802 and 1812. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Ten folding plates, containing...

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1839-42 Three Works on Civil Engineering Mahan Brooks Brown Plates Construction
1839-42 Three Works on Civil Engineering Mahan Brooks Brown Plates Construction

Price: £345.00

A collection of three pamphlets on civil engineering by various authors. Containing: An Elementary Course of Civil Engineering by D. H. Mahan; Edited by Peter Barlow. 1839, Glasgow: A. Fullerton and Co. Select Designs for Public...

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1840 Elements of Logic by Richard Whately Science Philosophy Seventh Edition
1840 Elements of Logic by Richard Whately Science Philosophy Seventh Edition

Price: £23.99

Elements of Logic by the English rhetorician, logician, economist, and theologian Richard Whatley (1787-1863). A hugely influential work, Elements of Logic gave a great impetus to the study of logic throughout Britain and the United...

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1844 Applied CHEMISTRY ManufacturesArts and Domestic Economy Parnell First Ed
1844 Applied CHEMISTRY ManufacturesArts and Domestic Economy Parnell First Ed

Price: £375.00

The first edition. A fascinating scientific work exploring the preliminary observations about gas illumination, preservation of wood and dyeing and calico-printing. Featuring diagrammatic images, tables and tipped in swatches throughout....

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1845 Chromatics or the Analogy, Harmony and Philosophy of Colours George Field
1845 Chromatics or the Analogy, Harmony and Philosophy of Colours George Field

Price: £195.00

A scarce work of chromatics, exploring the relationship between colours and mood. New edition. Featuring four hand coloured, diagrammatic, plates, and four further plates. 

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1845 The Philosophical Magazine vol.XXVI FARADAY CAYLEY
1845 The Philosophical Magazine vol.XXVI FARADAY CAYLEY

Price: £189.99

A scarce collection of articles written by some of the 19th century's most important scientists Scarce Bound in half leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering Amorial nameplate to the front pastedown The Philosophical Magazine...

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1848 2vol Cosmos Physical Description of the Universe Von Humboldt Astronomy
1848 2vol Cosmos Physical Description of the Universe Von Humboldt Astronomy

Price: £39.99

A study of natural phenomena and the universe from German scientist Alexander von Humboldt. Translated from the German by E. C. Otte. With a frontispiece of Humboldt to volume I. Including chapters on volcanoes, organic life,...

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1848 MOTION of a RIGID BODY Solutions Examples GRIFFIN
1848 MOTION of a RIGID BODY Solutions Examples GRIFFIN

Price: £29.99

Hardbound volume with two foldout plates. A text book on physics concerning the motion of a rigid body, with chapters on motion of a body about a fixed axis, and about a fixed point, motion of a free rigid body, and miscellaneous...

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1849 3vol Cosmos A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe Humboldt
1849 3vol Cosmos A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe Humboldt

Price: £99.99

An early English translation of Humboldt's Kosmos, first edition thus. Volumes I, II and III of a five volume set. With a portrait of Humboldt to the frontispiece of volume I. Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt...

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1849 The Composition of Hydrogen Non-Decomposition of Water W F Stevenson
1849 The Composition of Hydrogen Non-Decomposition of Water W F Stevenson

Price: £125.00

A scarce copy of this chemistry essay on the properties of hydrogen and water. Second edition, revised, with important additions.

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1850 Classicfication Of Insects From Embryological Data By Prof Louis Agassiz
1850 Classicfication Of Insects From Embryological Data By Prof Louis Agassiz

Price: £59.99

A paper on the Classification of Insects from Embryological Data by Prof. Louis Agassiz which was first presented to the American Association for the Advancement of Science at Cambridge, August 1849 [Received, March 6, 1850]....

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1851-65 ASTRONOMIE NOUVELLE, CHARLES EMMANUEL Author's signed letter
1851-65 ASTRONOMIE NOUVELLE,  CHARLES EMMANUEL Author's signed letter

Price: £295.00

A collection of several works by Charles Emmanuel bound into one volume, including Astronomie Nouvelle ou Erreurs Des Astronomies, Conferences Astronomiques, Deviation du Pendule et Le Mouvement De La Pendule, and La Camarilla...

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1853 A Treatise on Analytical Statics Isaac Todhunter Mathematics Scarce
1853 A Treatise on Analytical Statics Isaac Todhunter Mathematics Scarce

Price: £115.00

A first edition of this work on analytical statics from Isaac Todhunter. Illustrated throughout with numerous diagrams. With a sixteen-page publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1854 4vol The Rural Cylopaedia Agriculture Dictionary John M Wilson
1854 4vol The Rural Cylopaedia Agriculture Dictionary John M Wilson

Price: £150.00

A comprehensive agricultural encyclopaedia from the mid-nineteenth century. Illustrated throughout with sixty-three engraved plates, many of which are coloured. With entries on barley, ash, cheese, grasses, farmbuildings,...

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1854-55 2v CHEMISTRY Common Life James Johnston SCIENCE
1854-55 2v CHEMISTRY Common Life James Johnston SCIENCE

Price: £115.00

The first edition of Johnston's popular science handbook, with chapters on narcotics, beverages, liquors, and odours, amongst many others. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Bound by Edmonds & Remnants,...

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1855 Chemistry, Meteorology, and the Function of Digestion William Prout
1855 Chemistry, Meteorology, and the Function of Digestion William Prout

Price: £29.99

A highly detailed scientific work, exploring aspects of chemistry with reference to natural theology. Fourth edition. Illustrated with a coloured folding map, as well as a coloured frontispiece with original tissue guard. ...

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1856 A Tour Round My Garden translated from the French by Alphonse Karr
1856 A Tour Round My Garden translated from the French by Alphonse Karr

Price: £54.99

A fascinating book on plants and nature. Translated from the French by Alphonse Karr, revised and edited by the Rev. J. G. Wood. With one-hundred and seventeen illustrations, drawn by William Harvey and engraved by the brothers...

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1856 ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS During 1848 WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY Vol 4 Scarce
1856 ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS During 1848 WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY Vol 4 Scarce

Price: £160.00

A scarce fourth Volume edition of 'Astronomical Observations' by Commodore L. Warrington. A Copperplate ink inscription has been left to the decorative half-title. A binders stamp has been left to the from pastedown from...

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1857 4vol Deakin Florigraphia Britannica Engravings Descriptions Ferns Britain
1857 4vol Deakin Florigraphia Britannica Engravings Descriptions Ferns Britain

Price: £450.00

A relatively scarce complete set of Florigraphia Britannica; or, Engravings and Descriptions of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of Britain together with Ferns of Britain, and their Allies: Comprising Equisetaceae, Filicaceae, Lycopodiaceae,...

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1857 Atlas Of Engravings To Illustrate The Locomotive Engine By G Dempsey Scarce
1857 Atlas Of Engravings To Illustrate The Locomotive Engine By G Dempsey Scarce

Price: £295.00

A scarce illustrated book with fourteen copper-plate engravings including some fold-out diagrams to describe the workings of the locomotive engine. By G. Drysdale Dempsey C.E. Consisting of examples of engines of the broad...

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1858 A Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry J Hymers Fourth edition
1858 A Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry J Hymers Fourth edition

Price: £39.99

%0D%0AA scarce edition of this treatise on trigonometry split into six well explained sections with a final theory of logarithms.%0D%0AIncludes trigonometric tables and logarithms together with a selection of problems and their...

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1859 2vol Guide Du Mecanicien Constructeur Et Conducteur De Machines Locomotive
1859 2vol  Guide Du Mecanicien Constructeur Et Conducteur De Machines Locomotive

Price: £795.00

A set of guides to the mechanical construction and operation of locomotives. The first volume is of text and the second volume is an extensively illustrated atlas with seventy-seven numbered illustrated plates and diagrams. In...

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1859 On the Method of Symmetric Products Algebraic Equations Robert Harley Inscr
1859 On the Method of Symmetric Products Algebraic Equations Robert Harley Inscr

Price: £59.99

An extremely scarce mathematical essay by the Rev. Robert Harley, inscribed by the author. 'From the fifteenth volume of "Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester" Session 1858-9. Inscription to first page...

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1860 Catalogue of Halticidae by the Rev Hamlet Clark
1860 Catalogue of Halticidae by the Rev Hamlet Clark

Price: £19.99

Part I of a two part set of the Catalogue of Halticidae in the Collection of the British Museum by the Rev. Hamlet Clark. This volume is: Physapodes and Oedipodes. This catalogue contains descriptions of the species of Physapodous...

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1860 Chimie Organique Fondee Sur La Synthese Marcellin Berthelot First Edition
1860 Chimie Organique Fondee Sur La Synthese Marcellin Berthelot First Edition

Price: £59.99

A first edition of this original work, considered to be one of the most important works in the literature of chemistry within the 19th century. Written in French. Marcellin Berthelot's investigations on the synthesis of organic...

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1860 John Hunter A Memoranda On Vegetation Scarce Edition
1860 John Hunter A Memoranda On Vegetation Scarce Edition

Price: £120.00

A scarce publication of the manuscript by Hunter on the experiments he made on the growth and functions of plants with a couple of diagrams to page 17 and with a preface from the Royal College of Surgeons. John Hunter FRS (1728...

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1865 Astra Castra Experiments and Adventures in the Atmosphere Turnor 1st Ed
1865 Astra Castra Experiments and Adventures in the Atmosphere Turnor 1st Ed

Price: £175.00

A vast and remarkable Victorian compendium of aeronautical literature from mythological times to the 1860s. First edition. Turnor focused primarily on ballooning and other lighter-than-air flight, although there are a few references...

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1865 Darcy And Bazin Recherches Hydrauliques Atlas Of Figures And Graphs French
1865 Darcy And Bazin Recherches Hydrauliques Atlas Of Figures And Graphs French

Price: £395.00

Recherches Hydrauliques Recherches Experimentales sur l'coulement de l'Eau dans les Canaux Decouverts is a very scarce atlas with twenty-eight plates of tables and figures on experimental  hydraulic research on...

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1865 Essays in Criticism Matthew Arnold First Edition
1865 Essays in Criticism Matthew Arnold First Edition

Price: £39.99

A highly detailed collection of critical essays. First edition. With original publisher's advertisements to the rear.

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1867 2vol Practice With Science Agricultural Papers Scarce Various Authors
1867 2vol Practice With Science Agricultural Papers Scarce Various Authors

Price: £29.99

A scarce pair of volumes containing various articles on agricultural life. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. Including chapters on ploughs and ploughing, dairy farming, steam-engines, cattle-grazing, and much more....

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1867 The Principles and Practice of Engineering Charles Bourns Third Edition
1867 The Principles and Practice of Engineering Charles Bourns Third Edition

Price: £69.99

An engineering work with illustrations, by Charles Bourns. Third edition. Illustrated with folding plates to the rear and numerous vignettes.

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1868-70 Preliminary Experiments on the Mechanical Properties of Steel Barlow 1st
1868-70 Preliminary Experiments on the Mechanical Properties of Steel Barlow 1st

Price: £180.00

A profusely illustrated set of works which explores the various properties of steel. First editions. With an introductory note from George Berkley. William Henry Barlow was an English civil engineer of the 19th century, particularly...

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1869 The Iron Trades' Guide Joseph Hogg Tables Metalwork Very Scarce
1869 The Iron Trades' Guide Joseph Hogg  Tables Metalwork Very Scarce

Price: £59.99

An engineering reference work on the weights and measurements of metals, stone and timber. Fourth edition. Containing hundreds of tables of data.

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1870 Lankester On Comparative Longevity In Man And The Lower Animals First Ed
1870 Lankester On Comparative Longevity In Man And The Lower Animals First Ed

Price: £39.99

On Comparative Longevity in Man and the Lower Animals by Sir Edwin Ray Lankester, with some points of reference to Darwin, who he had met as a child (see page 58). First edition. Sir E. Ray Lankester KCB, FRS (1847 - 1929)...

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1870 The Technical Educator: An Encyclopoedia of Technical Education
1870 The Technical Educator: An Encyclopoedia of Technical Education

Price: £49.99

Cassell's compendious bible of technical expertise. With numerous illustrative designs in the text throughout. Volumes I and II bound as one, of six volumes. Six volumes of Cassell's Technical Educator were published between...

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1871 Fragments of Science for Unscientific People John Tyndall Physics
1871 Fragments of Science for Unscientific People John Tyndall Physics

Price: £150.00

A collection of scientific essays on various topics. including radiation, force, Faraday and much more. With some vignette diagrams. John Tyndall (2 August 1820 4 December 1893) was a prominent 19th century physicist. His initial...

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1871 Light Science for Leisure Hours Richard A Proctor First Edition
1871 Light Science for Leisure Hours Richard A Proctor First Edition

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this collection of scientific essays by Richard A. Proctor. Including essays on The Earth A Magnet, Tornadoes, Vesuvius and many others. Publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1872 2Vol A System of Logic Ratiocinative and Inductive John Stuart Mill
1872 2Vol A System of Logic Ratiocinative and Inductive John Stuart Mill

Price: £99.99

The complete set of John Stuart Mill's influential philosophical work. Eighth Edition. 'Being a connected view of the principles of evidence and the methods of scientific investigation'. John Stuart Mill was a British philosopher,...

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1872 Les Harmonies Providentielles Charles Leveque
1872 Les Harmonies Providentielles Charles Leveque

Price: £69.99

The Providential Harmonies, an interesting work from French philosopher Charles Leveque (1818-1900). In French. Wth a frontispiece and further plates. French newspaper clipping from 'Le Journal 11.4.11' loosely inserted. Jean...

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1872 Science and Commerce Essays and Lectures Simmonds Scarce presentation copy
1872 Science and Commerce Essays and Lectures Simmonds Scarce presentation copy

Price: £49.99

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1873 A Handbook of Sewage Utilization Ulick Ralph Burke Second Edition
1873 A Handbook of Sewage Utilization Ulick Ralph Burke Second Edition

Price: £24.99

A scarce handbook of sewage management by Ulick Ralph Burke. Second edition, revised and enlarged.

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1873 Treatise on DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY W Timbrell PIERCE
1873 Treatise on DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY W Timbrell PIERCE

Price: £149.99

A nice clean copy. In the publishers original binding. First edition. Very scarce. With 85 plates, collated complete. Part one is about ornographic projection and part two is about perspective, or radial projection.

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1874 Evolution and the Origin of Life by H Charlton Bastian Scarce First Edition
1874 Evolution and the Origin of Life by H Charlton Bastian Scarce First Edition

Price: £175.00

A fascinating early evolutionary work by Henry Charlton Bastian. Bastian (1837 1915 ) was an English physiologist, neurologist, and a Fellow of Royal Society. He was an advocate of the doctrine of 'abiogenesis'. He believed...

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1875 Chemischen Industrie wahrend des Letzten Bericht
1875 Chemischen Industrie wahrend des Letzten Bericht

Price: £150.00

A scarce scientific work focusing on metals, metalloids and organic compounds. Featuring various tables and scientific equations. August Wilhelm von Hofmann devoted his life works to chemistry, and studied under Justus...

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1875 Sketches of British Insects by Rev W Houghton
1875 Sketches of British Insects by Rev W Houghton

Price: £39.99

A small volume on British insects by the Rev W. Houghton. Illustrated with Coloured Plates and Wood Engravings. From the Preface: "In this little volume my object has been to give a short Sketch of our British Insects, with the...

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1875-88 Twenty-Two BOTANICAL Pamphlets Original Wraps
1875-88 Twenty-Two BOTANICAL Pamphlets Original Wraps

Price: £1,530.00

A collection of scarce pamphlets and extracts on various subjects within the botanical sciences. With the original paper wraps bound in. 1875 Notes on a Proposed Re-Issue of the Flora of Hertfordshire by R. A. Pryor. 1876...

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1876 Kinematics Machinery Franz Reuleaux First edition
1876 Kinematics Machinery Franz Reuleaux First edition

Price: £195.00

A scarce first edition of this comprehensive mechanical study. Bound in full calf, with raised bands, gilt lettering, and 'University College, Dundee' stamped and gilt to the front board. With a bookbinder's label for A. and...

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1876-1897 8vol Proceedings PHYSICAL SOCIETY of LONDON
1876-1897 8vol Proceedings PHYSICAL SOCIETY of LONDON

Price: £699.99

A hard to come by set of The Physical Society o f London's proceedings. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped border. Each volume contains scientific articles and plates. The Physical Society of London,...

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1877 Aerial Navigation Charles Blachford Mansfield First Edition Illustrated
1877 Aerial Navigation Charles Blachford Mansfield First Edition Illustrated

Price: £240.00

A scarce first edition of this detailed investigation into aeronautics by an extraordinary character. Edited by his brother Robert Blachford Mansfield. With a preface by J. M. Ludlow. With illustrative figures in the text throughout. Binder's...

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1877 LINES of ANIMAL LIFE and VEGETABLE LIFE Henry HIGGINS Microscopical Society
1877 LINES of ANIMAL LIFE and VEGETABLE LIFE Henry HIGGINS Microscopical Society

Price: £69.99

'Lines of Aminal Life and Lines of Vegetable Life, the first being a paper and the second an inaugural address read before the society'. By Henry H. Higgins. Two plates included within.

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1877 The Farmer's Calendar John Chalmers Morton Fifth Edition Illustrated
1877 The Farmer's Calendar John Chalmers Morton Fifth Edition Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A scarce work of reference; describing the work to be done on various kinds of farms during every month in the year. Fifth edition. With "practical illustrations" throughout, and various informative tables. From the editor of...

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1878 EXPANSE HEAVEN Essays Wonder Firmament PROCTOR Astronomy
1878 EXPANSE HEAVEN Essays Wonder Firmament PROCTOR Astronomy

Price: £59.99

The fourth edition of this later Victorian collection of essays on the night sky, in a prize binding. Described by the Standard as 'A very charming work; cannot fail to lift the reader's mind up "through nature's work...

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1878 Jahresbericht Agricultur-Chemie Boden Wasser Athmosphare Pflanze Dungung
1878 Jahresbericht Agricultur-Chemie Boden Wasser Athmosphare Pflanze Dungung

Price: £79.99

Three volumes of this periodical on agrochemistry, bound in one volume. In German. With sections on the soil, water and the plant chemistry of animal nutrition. With numerous tables.

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1878 The Expanse of Heaven Richard Anthony Proctor
1878 The Expanse of Heaven Richard Anthony Proctor

Price: £69.99

A Victorian collection of essays on the night sky. Fourth edition.  Described by the Standard as 'A very charming work; cannot fail to lift the reader's mind up through nature's work to nature's God'.

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1879 A Lecture on Pre-Adamite London Merchant Taylor's School Edwin Nash
1879 A Lecture on Pre-Adamite London Merchant Taylor's School Edwin Nash

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of this fascinating Victorian geological and evolutionary lecture. First Edition. Lecture given in the Merchant Taylor's School, Charterhouse Square, London, 13th February 1879. Interesting illustrated...

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1879-1900 Collection of BOTANICAL Pamphlets Signed
1879-1900 Collection of BOTANICAL Pamphlets Signed

Price: £510.00

A fascinating collection of thirty-nine botanical pamphlets or extracts, some of which have come with their author's regards, with compliments, or signed to the title pages. The title given on the spine is: Botanical Pamplets,...

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1880 Some Applications of Theory Practice of Construction Illustrated Henry Wray
1880 Some Applications of Theory Practice of Construction Illustrated Henry Wray

Price: £44.99

An engineering manual on the practical application of construction theory. Including several folding plates to the rear. Lieutenant-General Henry Wray CMG (1 January 1826 6 April 1900) was a Royal Engineers officer who...

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1880 Studies In Deductive Logic A Manual For Students By W Stanley Jevons First
1880 Studies In Deductive Logic A Manual For Students By W Stanley Jevons First

Price: £340.00

A manual on logic for students by William Stanley Jevons (1 September 1835 - 13 August 1882) who was a British economist  and logician. First edition. Jevon's Studies in Deductive Logic, consisting mainly of exercises...

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1881-91 3v Mayer SOUND THOMSON Popular Lectures Addresses Nature Series
1881-91 3v Mayer SOUND THOMSON Popular Lectures Addresses Nature Series

Price: £120.00

  Three brilliantly informative experimental science books from Macmillan's Nature Series. Sound suggests and relates knowledge about and experiments with sonorous vibrations, pitch, pendulums, sonometers and more. Thomson's...

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1882 Essai L'Economie Rurale de L'Angleterre LAVERGNE
1882 Essai L'Economie Rurale de L'Angleterre LAVERGNE

Price: £89.99

An essay on the rural economy of England, Scotland, and Ireland by noted French economist Leonce de Lavergne. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. This work is in the original French. With an armorial nameplate for S. F....

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1882 Microscopical Section Cutting Sylvester Marsh Second Edition Illustrated
1882 Microscopical Section Cutting Sylvester Marsh Second Edition Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A practical guide to the preparation and mounting of sections for the microscope. Second edition. Illustrated throughout with plates and vignettes.

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1882 The Water Supply of England and Wales Charles E de Rance Coloured Maps
1882 The Water Supply of England and Wales Charles E de Rance Coloured Maps

Price: £44.99

A geographical study of the British water supply of the late Victorian era. First edition. Including several coloured folding maps.

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1883 Economy of Coal in House Fires T Pridgin Teale Colour Plates
1883 Economy of Coal in House Fires T Pridgin Teale Colour Plates

Price: £59.99

A Victorian study of the economy of using coal in house fires. Illustrated with plates, five of which have been hand-coloured. Bookplate of J. Fawn and Son to front pastedown.

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1883 Les Organismes Vivants De L'Atmosphere Par M P Miquel First
1883 Les Organismes Vivants De L'Atmosphere Par M P Miquel First

Price: £195.00

A French text discussing all manner of living organisms in the Atmosphere. First edition Diagrams and illustrations throughout. Inlcudes details of many investigations that Miquel did to investigate this field...

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1883 T Pridgin Economy of Coal in House Fires Teale Colour Plates
1883 T Pridgin Economy of Coal in House Fires Teale Colour Plates

Price: £74.99

%0D%0AA Victorian study of the economy of using coal in house fires.%0D%0AIllustrated with plates, five of which have been hand-coloured.%0D%0ABookseller's label of D. B. Friend to front pastedown. %0D%0A

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1884 Principles Manufacture Iron Steel I.L. Bell First
1884 Principles Manufacture Iron Steel I.L. Bell First

Price: £275.00

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1885 Charles Darwin The Descent Of Man Selection In Relation To Sex Illustrated
1885 Charles Darwin The Descent Of Man Selection In Relation To Sex Illustrated

Price: £250.00

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex is a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871. It was Darwin's second book on evolutionary theory, following his 1859 work,...

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1885 Curiosits Physiologiques Hommes Phnomnes Guyot
1885 Curiosits Physiologiques Hommes Phnomnes Guyot

Price: £239.99

One volume bound in blue pebble grained cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. This volume was published under the direction of M. Gaston Tissandier (1843-1899), who was  a French chemist, meteorologist, aviator and editor....

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1887 PSYCHOLOGY the Cognitive Powers James McCosh
1887 PSYCHOLOGY the Cognitive Powers James McCosh

Price: £19.99

A fascinating psychological work exploring the study of the mind in an inductive manner, undermining the prevailing philosophic errors of the nineteenth century. From the writer of The Typical Forms and Special Ends in Creation,...

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1887 The Chartered Accountants' Students' Society of London Lecture Gerard Linde
1887 The Chartered Accountants' Students' Society of London Lecture Gerard Linde

Price: £29.99

An uncommon lecture delivered to the Chartered Accountants' Students' Society of London. Second edition. Delivered in the council chamber of The Institute of Chartered Accountants on the 8th November 1887.

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1888 Permanent and Temporary Pastures Natural Grasses and Clovers Martin Sutton
1888 Permanent and Temporary Pastures Natural Grasses and Clovers Martin Sutton

Price: £29.99

A scarce copy of this agricultural treatise on pastures and grasses. Popular third edition. Based on an essay published in the journal of the Royal Agricultural Society, Vol. XXII, Part II by Martin Hope Sutton. With numerous...

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1889 Practical ELECTRIC Bell Fitting by F ALLSOP Illus.
1889 Practical ELECTRIC Bell Fitting by F ALLSOP Illus.

Price: £270.00

A fully illustrated, scarce First Edition of Allsop's guide to electric bells. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. A treatise on the fitting-up and maintenance of electric bells and all the necessary apparatus. With nearly 150...

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1890 The Patentee's Guide H F Boughton Inventors Scarce
1890 The Patentee's Guide H F Boughton Inventors Scarce

Price: £99.99

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1890 Waterways and Water Transport in Different Countries J Stephen Jeans
1890 Waterways and Water Transport in Different Countries J Stephen Jeans

Price: £39.99

An illustrated guide to the waterways of the world. Including chapters on English rivers, the Suez canal, Chinese waterways and much more. Illustrated with many vignettes in the text.

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1890-1 Animal Life and Intelligence by C Lloyd Morgan Illustrated
1890-1 Animal Life and Intelligence by C Lloyd Morgan Illustrated

Price: £34.99

A scientific work by C. Lloyd Morgan. Professor in and Dean of University College, Bristol; Lecturer at the Bristol Medical School; President of the Bristol Naturalist's Society. Conwy Lloyd Morgan, FRS (6 February 1852 6 March...

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1891 A Manual of the Hand Lathe Egbert P Watson Woodwork Plates
1891 A Manual of the Hand Lathe Egbert P Watson Woodwork Plates

Price: £84.99

A guide to the use of the lathe in ornamental design. With many vignette illustrations throughout, and engraved plates. Publisher's catalogue to the rear. Bookplate of Frederic Coleman Hunter to front pastedown.

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1891 Accuracy An Address J Castle Hall Accountancy Lecture Very Scarce
1891 Accuracy An Address J Castle Hall Accountancy Lecture Very Scarce

Price: £29.99

A scarce copy of a lecture given by chartered accountant J. Castle Hall. Hall was a respected author and fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. With institutional stamp to front title: 'Institute of Chartered Accountants...

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1891 The Microscope and Its Revelations William R Carpenter Illustrated
1891 The Microscope and Its Revelations William R Carpenter Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A scientific treatise on the development and impact of the microscope in scientific breakthroughs. Seventh edition, edited by W. H. Dallinger. With hundreds of vignettes, and several coloured plates.

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1893 3vol The Principles of Sociology Herbert Spencer Scarce Set
1893 3vol The Principles of Sociology Herbert Spencer Scarce Set

Price: £120.00

A scarce collection of this extensive study of sociology. Fourth thousand. With chapters including Ceremonial Institutions, Political Institutions, Industrial Institutions and Ecclesiastical Institutions. Herbert Spencer (27...

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1893 Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied E Atkinson
1893 Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied E Atkinson

Price: £39.99

An educational work on theoretical and practical physics. Translated and edited from Ganot's Elements de Physique. Illustrated with nine coloured plates, and numerous vignette illustrations. Fourteenth edition, revised and enlarged....

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1893 Story HEAVENS Robert Stawell BALL Illustrated
1893 Story HEAVENS Robert Stawell BALL Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A late-Victorian illustrated work on astronomy, in an armorial prize binding. New and Revised Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded coloured frontispiece. 'With eighteen tissue-guarded coloured plates and numerous illustrations'. With...

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1893 The Clinical Use of Prisms and the Decentering of Lenses by Ernest E Maddox
1893 The Clinical Use of Prisms and the Decentering of Lenses by Ernest E Maddox

Price: £125.00

A detailed study on prisms and their uses in ophthalmology. Second edition. With numerous diagrams and tables, including two fold-out tables. Blind stamp to title page reads "Presented with the publisher's compliments".

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1894-1907 BOTANY Botanical Pamphlets William G SMITH
1894-1907 BOTANY Botanical Pamphlets William G SMITH

Price: £714.00

A collection of twelve scarce pamphlets or extracts from British botanist William Gardner Smith. The first pamphlet is published in German, from Munich. 1894 Untersuchung der Morphologie und Anatomie der durch Exoasceen verursachten...

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1895 Practical Electric-Light Fitting F. C. Allsop Second Edition Illustrated
1895 Practical Electric-Light Fitting F. C. Allsop Second Edition Illustrated

Price: £99.99

An illustrated exploration into early electric-lighting. Second edition. " A treatise on the wiring and fitting up of buildings deriving current from central station mains, and the laying down of private installations including...

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1895 Sutton Permanent And Temporary Pastures Authors Presentation Copy Plates
1895 Sutton Permanent And Temporary Pastures Authors Presentation Copy Plates

Price: £89.99

Permanent and Temporary Pastures with Descriptions and Illustrations of Leading Natural Grasses and Clovers by Martin J. Sutton. An author's presentation copy with ink inscription to title dated 1896. Fifth edition. Illustrated...

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1895-1901 5vols Library Useful Stories George Newnes Grant Allen Edward Clodd
1895-1901 5vols Library Useful Stories George Newnes Grant Allen Edward Clodd

Price: £115.00

A collection of books on various subjects from The Library of Useful Stories. Includes The Story of Plants by Grant Allen, The Story of Primitive Man by Edward Clodd, The Story of the Solar System by G.F. Chambers, The Story of...

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1895-97 2vols Lectures on Pharmacology for Practitioners and Students
1895-97 2vols Lectures on Pharmacology for Practitioners and Students

Price: £39.99

%0D%0AA set of books on Lectures on Pharmacology for Practitioners and Students by Dr. C. Binz.%0D%0AComplete in two volumes.%0D%0AOrd. Professor and Geheimer Medicinal-Rath ; Director of the Pharmacological Institute in the University...

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1896 Lectures to Plumbers J Wright Clarke Illustrated
1896 Lectures to Plumbers J Wright Clarke Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A collection of instructions and lessons on plumbing from J. Wright Clarke. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. With advertisements to the endpapers.

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1896 Star Atlas Containing Stars Visible to the Naked Eye Winslow Upton 1st Ed
1896 Star Atlas Containing Stars Visible to the Naked Eye Winslow Upton 1st Ed

Price: £89.99

A detailed and illustrated exploration into star constellations. First edition. "Containing Stars Visible to the Naked Eye and Clusters, Nebulae and Double Stars Visible in Small Telescopes Together With Variable Stars, Red Stars,...

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1897 L'avancement des Sciences XXVI Session Aout 1897 Saint-Etienne
1897 L'avancement des Sciences XXVI Session Aout 1897 Saint-Etienne

Price: £170.00

A scarce periodical dated August 1897, from the French Association for the Advancement of Science. Volume two, session twenty-six, in French. Featuring publishers original title page, thirty-six photographic and engraved...

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1897-1901 2vol Alembic Club Reprints Chlorine Carl Wilhelm Scheele Humphry Davy
1897-1901 2vol Alembic Club Reprints Chlorine Carl Wilhelm Scheele Humphry Davy

Price: £24.99

Two volumes of the Alembic Club Reprints. Containing: The Early History of Chlorine The Decomposition of the Fixed Alkalies and Alkaline Earths Alembic Club Reprints No. 6 and 13.

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1898 Fossil Plants Seward Illustrated Volume I Cambridge Natural Science
1898 Fossil Plants Seward Illustrated Volume I Cambridge Natural Science

Price: £49.99

A study of fossilised plants by A. C. Seward. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and vignettes. Volume I of four volumes only.

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1898 Heat A Mode of Motion John Tyndall Eleventh Edition Folding Plates
1898 Heat A Mode of Motion John Tyndall Eleventh Edition Folding Plates

Price: £19.99

A scientific treatise on the harnessing of heat energy in locomotion. Eleventh edition. Illustrated throughout with many vignettes, and a folding frontispiece. Tyndall was an experimenter and laboratory apparatus builder, not...

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1898 L'AERONAUTIQUE BANET-RIVET Bookplate ILLUSTRATED Balloning
1898 L'AERONAUTIQUE BANET-RIVET Bookplate ILLUSTRATED Balloning

Price: £175.00

A fascinating copy of L'Aeronautique by Banet-Rivet 'Professeur au Lychee Michelet'. A number of diagrams and illustrations have been includes within the text. The original paper wraps have been bound within. In French.

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1898 Modern Flour Mill Machinery Henry Simon Illustrated Plates Scarce
1898 Modern Flour Mill Machinery Henry Simon Illustrated Plates Scarce

Price: £120.00

%0D%0AA study of the development of flour mill machinery from Henry Simon. %0D%0AIllustrated throughout many tinted photogravure plates. %0D%0AUnfortunately, there is almost total loss to the coloured map of the world at...

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1899 A Farmer's Year H Rider Haggard Agriculture
1899 A Farmer's Year H Rider Haggard Agriculture

Price: £99.99

A collection of agricultural reminiscences from H. Rider Haggard. Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (22 June 1856 14 May 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations. Illustrated throughout with numerous...

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1899 Mine Drainage Stephen Michell Second Edition Folding Plans
1899 Mine Drainage Stephen Michell Second Edition Folding Plans

Price: £195.00

A practical guide to mechanical drainage for mines from Stephen Michell. Second edition, rewritten and enlarged. Both first and enlarged second edition (the best) appear extremely scarce. Here in lovely

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1899 Pasteurisation And Sterilisation Of Milk By Albert E Bell Illustrated First
1899 Pasteurisation And Sterilisation Of Milk By Albert E Bell Illustrated First

Price: £49.99

A scarce early edition of this book by Albert Edward Bell on The Pasteurisation and Sterilisation of Milk with illustrations throughout. First edition. With original dairy advertisements to front. Written with the intention of...

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1900 Star-Land Sir Robert Stawell Illustrated Rembrandt Frontispiece Astronomy
1900 Star-Land Sir Robert Stawell Illustrated Rembrandt Frontispiece Astronomy

Price: £39.99

A study of the heavens from Irish astronomer, Robert Stawell Ball. Twenty-ninth thousand. With vignette illustrations throughout, plus a Rembrandt frontispiece.

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1900 Telephones Their Construction and Fitting F C Allsop Illustrated
1900 Telephones Their Construction and Fitting F C Allsop Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A manual on the fitting and construction of telephones. Sixth edition. With over one hundred illustrations, including folding plates.  

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1901 A Practical Treatise on Steam Heating Frederick Dye Illustrated
1901 A Practical Treatise on Steam Heating Frederick Dye Illustrated

Price: £59.99

An engineering manual on the design and uses of steam-heating apparatus. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. With a forty-eight page publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1901 Culture and Anarchy an Essay in Political and Social Criticism M.Arnold
1901 Culture and Anarchy an Essay in Political and Social Criticism M.Arnold

Price: £19.99

A highly detailed essay in political and social criticism. Popular edition. With original publisher's advertisements to the rear.

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1902 Atkinson Elemental Treastise On Physics Trans From Ganot With Colour Plates
1902 Atkinson Elemental Treastise On Physics Trans From Ganot With Colour Plates

Price: £140.00

A translation of Ganot's treatise on the elements on Physics for use in schools with nine coloured plates and maps and 1048 woodcuts. Sixteenth edition. This English edition by E. Atkinson, late Professor of Experimental...

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1902 MANMANDIRA OBSERVATORY Pandit Bapu Deva Shastri SCARCE
1902 MANMANDIRA OBSERVATORY Pandit Bapu Deva Shastri SCARCE

Price: £99.99

A book on the subject of Manmandira Observatory in Benares at the turn of the century. Written by Pandit Bapu Deva Shastri C. I. E, an honorary member of the Royal Asiatic Society and a Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy...

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1902 Notice sur les Travaux Scientifiques Charles Janet Science Biology Scarce
1902 Notice sur les Travaux Scientifiques Charles Janet Science Biology Scarce

Price: £59.99

An early copy of French biologist Charles Janet's scientific work. Includes some fold out plates with diagrams of ant, wasp, and bee head morphology, the area in which Janet was considered particularly skilled.

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1902 Practical Smoke Prevention William Nicholson Illustrated
1902 Practical Smoke Prevention William Nicholson Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A scarce work on the prevention of smoke from metallurgical furnaces, gas-fired furnaces, low chimneys and more. Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved vignettes.

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1903 Developers and Development George E Brown Photography Second Edition
1903 Developers and Development George E Brown Photography Second Edition

Price: £39.99

A scarce copy of this work on developing photographs. Second edition. Number 5 of the Amateur Photography Library. Including advertisements to the front and rear endpapers.

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1903 The New Forestry John Simpson British Woodlands Illustrated
1903 The New Forestry John Simpson British Woodlands Illustrated

Price: £24.99

A scarce edition of this work on forestry from the early twenty-first century. Second edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, including one coloured map.

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1903 The Possibility of a Science of Education by Samuel Bower Sinclair
1903 The Possibility of a Science of Education by Samuel Bower Sinclair

Price: £24.99

An investigation into the possibility of a Science of Education. By Samuel Bower Sinclair, Vice-Principal Normal School, Ottawa, Canada. "With the modern scientific movement the subject has naturally come prominently into...

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1904 The Construction of Cranes and Other Lifting Machinery Edward C R Marks
1904 The Construction of Cranes and Other Lifting Machinery Edward C R Marks

Price: £49.99

An Edwardian engineering manual on the construction of cranes. Third edition, revised and enlarged. Illustrated throughout with many vignettes. Bookseller's label to front pastedown.

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1904 The Diseases of Electrical Machinery Ernst Schulz Illustrated
1904 The Diseases of Electrical Machinery Ernst Schulz Illustrated

Price: £340.00

A fascinating and unusual early book on electrical circuits. A study of electrical faults in circuits from Ernst Schulz.   Edited, with a preface by Silvanus P. Thompson. Illustrated with vignette diagrams.

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1904 The Electrical Transmission of Energy Arthur Vaughan Abbott Fourth Edition
1904 The Electrical Transmission of Energy Arthur Vaughan Abbott Fourth Edition

Price: £69.99

An extensive work on the electrical transmission of energy. Fourth edition, entirely rewritten and enlarged. Illustrated with thirteen folding charts in a pocket to the rear pastedown, fifteen photographic plates, and many more...

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1905 2vol Little Journeys to Homes of Great Scientists XVI and XVII Roycrofters
1905 2vol Little Journeys to Homes of Great Scientists XVI and XVII Roycrofters

Price: £140.00

Two volumes of Elbert Hubbard's beautiful 'Little Journeys' series. Volume XVI, numbers 1-6 and volume XVII, numbers 1-6, being all volumes from the year 1905. Volume XVI contains Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Humboldt, Herschel...

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1905 6vol Assorted Annual Reports of the Chemical Society Chemistry
1905 6vol Assorted Annual Reports of the Chemical Society Chemistry

Price: £140.00

Several Edwardian and interwar volumes of the Chemical Society's Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry.These volumes chronicle the latest advances in chemical science at a time of rapid growth and explosive expansion.   ...

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1905 A Popular Guide to the Heavens lithograph Plates Robert Stawell Ball 1st
1905 A Popular Guide to the Heavens lithograph Plates Robert Stawell Ball 1st

Price: £330.00

A scarce copy of this detailed work of astronomy, considered the finest achievement of the drawing and photography of celestial objects observed with small telescope during the first part of the 20th Century. "A Series of Eighty-three...

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1905 Mechanical Appliances Movements and Novelties of Construction G D Hiscox
1905 Mechanical Appliances Movements and Novelties of Construction G D Hiscox

Price: £49.99

An engineering study of many different mechanised objects, including fans, furnaces, bicycles and much more. Illustrated throughout with many engravings in the text. Forming the second series of Mechanical Movements.

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1906 Color-Correct Photography T Thorne Baker Scarce Photographs Manual
1906 Color-Correct Photography T Thorne Baker Scarce Photographs Manual

Price: £125.00

A scarce copy of this Edwardian guide to colour photography. With publisher's advertisements to the pastedowns. Including numerous monochrome photographs. With sixteen-page publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1906 Story of the SUN by Sir Robert BALL Science
1906 Story of the SUN by Sir Robert BALL Science

Price: £115.00

  An early twentieth century edition of Ball's work on aspects of the Sun and solar activity, with colour illustrations, and unusual in a decorative leather binding. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and spine decoration. With eleven...

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1906 The English Herd Book Jersey Cattle Volume XVII Agriculture
1906 The English Herd Book Jersey Cattle Volume XVII Agriculture

Price: £23.99

Volume XVII of the herd books produced by the English Jersey Cattle Society. Containing details of the births of cows in the herds of members of the Society for the year 1905.

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1906-7 2vol The Illuminating Engineer Illustrated Scarce Electricity
1906-7 2vol The Illuminating Engineer Illustrated Scarce Electricity

Price: £260.00

A collection of the scarce Edwardian light engineering publication, The Illuminating Engineer. Rare and important publication on early electric lighting Containing: Volume I: No,. 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 Volume II:...

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1907 5vol The Modern Plumber and Sanitary Engineer G Lister Sutcliffe
1907 5vol The Modern Plumber and Sanitary Engineer G Lister Sutcliffe

Price: £130.00

A guide to plumbing and sanitary services from the turn of the twentieth century. Written by sixteen specialist contributors, and with appendices of tables, memoranda, mensuration and more. George Lister Sutcliffe (died September...

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1907 Irrigation Its Principles and Practice ENGINEERING Sir Hanbury Brown Illus
1907 Irrigation Its Principles and Practice ENGINEERING Sir Hanbury Brown Illus

Price: £36.99

A first edition of this study of the history and mechanics of irrigation. Illustrated with many vignettes and photographic plates.

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1908 2vol Modern Power Generators James Weir French Folding Coloured Plates
1908 2vol Modern Power Generators James Weir French Folding Coloured Plates

Price: £140.00

An extensive engineering work on power generators from the early twentieth century. First edition. Illustrated with many vignette illustrations, diagrams, and eleven coloured composite sectional models. With chapters on steam...

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1908 2vol The Chemical Constitution of the Proteins by R H Aders Plimmer Science
1908 2vol The Chemical Constitution of the Proteins by R H Aders Plimmer Science

Price: £69.99

An informative work on the chemistry of proteins. Complete in two volumes. With an engraving of a ship to each title page.

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1908 Steam Boilers Engines and Turbines Sydney F Walker Illustrated Scarce
1908 Steam Boilers Engines and Turbines Sydney F Walker Illustrated Scarce

Price: £99.99

A scarce work on steam engineering by Sydney F. Walker. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and vignettes illustrations. Walker also wrote Electricity in Mining, Aviation: Its Principles, Its Present and Future, and Mining...

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1909 2vol Hall The Soil and Fertilisers and Manure Agriculture Illustrated
1909 2vol Hall The Soil and Fertilisers and Manure Agriculture Illustrated

Price: £59.99

Two volumes of agricultural works by A. D. Hall. Including The Soil and Fertilisers and Manure. Containing numerous illustrations throughout, including tables, diagrams and monochrome photographs. With information on drainage,...

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1909 The Universe F A Pouchet Coloured Plates Edited by J R Ainsworth-Davis
1909 The Universe F A Pouchet Coloured Plates Edited by J R Ainsworth-Davis

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Felix-Archimede Pouchet's accessible scientific encyclopaedia, entitled The Universe. Illustrated throughout with many plates, several of which are coloured. New edition, revised and edited by J. R. Ainsworth. Including chapters...

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1910 The Simple Carbohydrates and The Glucosides E Frankland Armstrong Chemistry
1910 The Simple Carbohydrates and The Glucosides E Frankland Armstrong Chemistry

Price: £19.99

A book on biochemistry by E. Frankland Armstrong. Including chapters on the chemical properties of glucose, the disaccharides and hydrolysis and synthesis.

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1911 Electric Cranes Design Construction and Application H H Broughton Illus
1911 Electric Cranes Design Construction and Application H H Broughton Illus

Price: £165.00

An extensive and copiously illustrated work from H. H. Broughton on the use and construction of electric cranes. This was intended to be the first volume of several in a series of lifting apparatus, but was ultimately the only...

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1911 Forecasting Weather by W N Shaw Illustrated Folding Maps Scarce First Ed
1911 Forecasting Weather by W N Shaw Illustrated Folding Maps Scarce First Ed

Price: £125.00

A scarce first edition of this scientific work on weather forecasting. Featuring a plethora of folding maps, diagrams and other plats and illustrations, including a large folding frontispiece of an intricately mapped chart,...

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1911 Memorial Volume of SCIENTIFIC PAPERS First
1911 Memorial Volume of SCIENTIFIC PAPERS First

Price: £45.99

An uncommon copy of this scientific work. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and armorial decoration. Sir James Colquhoun Irvine (1877 1952) was a British chemist. As a research chemist, Irvine worked on the application of methylation...

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1911 Refraction and How to Refract James Thorington Illustrated
1911 Refraction and How to Refract James Thorington Illustrated

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An ophthalmological work from James Thorington on the mechanisms of sight. Fifth revised edition. With hundreds of illustrations in the text, though missing the thirteen coloured illustrations mentioned on the title page.

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1911 Wiring Houses for the Electric Light Norman Schneider Illustrated First Ed
1911 Wiring Houses for the Electric Light Norman Schneider Illustrated First Ed

Price: £44.99

A first edition of this work on the art of wiring houses. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. No. 25 of the S&C Series. With publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1912-13 5vol Sir Edward Thorpe Dictionary Of Applied Chemistry Illustrated
1912-13 5vol Sir Edward Thorpe Dictionary Of Applied Chemistry Illustrated

Price: £195.00

A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Sir Edward Thorpe, assisted by eminent contirbutors. With illustraitons intergrated with text. In five volumes complete. Revised and englarged edition. With a preface, list of abbreviations...

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1913 Chemistry Inorganic and Organic Charles Loudon Bloxam Judd Lewis Illustrate
1913 Chemistry Inorganic and Organic Charles Loudon Bloxam Judd Lewis Illustrate

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A scarce copy of this chemistry work by Charles Loudon Bloxon With numerous illustations and diagrams throughout.

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1913 Reinforced Concrete Bridges Frederick Rings Folding Plates
1913 Reinforced Concrete Bridges Frederick Rings Folding Plates

Price: £74.99

A study of the engineering and construction of concrete bridges. With folding plates and illustrations in the text.

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1914 All About Engineering A Book For Boys D Gordon Knox Illustrated
1914 All About Engineering A Book For Boys D Gordon Knox Illustrated

Price: £34.99

An educational work on engineering for young boys. With two colour plates and many illustrations from photographs. Eighth thousand.

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1914 Interpretations & Forecasts Survivals & Tendencies Society V.Branford 1st
1914 Interpretations & Forecasts Survivals & Tendencies Society V.Branford 1st

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A detailed sociological study into survivals and tendencies within early 20th Century society. First English edition, originally published the same year in New York. Written by British sociologist, and founder...

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1914 Phrenoscopy by Sepharial First Edition
1914 Phrenoscopy by Sepharial First Edition

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this work by Sepharial. Dr Walter Gorn Old (born 20 March 1864, in Handsworth, England; died 23 December 1929 in Hove, England) was a notable 19th century astrologer, better known as Sepharial. An eminent English...

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1915 Ernst Mach Science Of Mechanics Critical Historical Account Of Development
1915 Ernst Mach Science Of Mechanics Critical Historical Account Of Development

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The Science of Mechanics: A Critical and Historical Account of It's Development by Ernst Mach. Supplement to the third English edition containing the author's additions to the seventh German edition. Translated and annotated by Philip...

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1916 Field Telephones for Army Use E J Stevens Electricity and Magnetism
1916 Field Telephones for Army Use E J Stevens Electricity and Magnetism

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A scientific study of army field telephones by E. J. Stevens. Fourth edition. Illustrated with numerous vignettes throughout. With publisher's adverts to the pastedowns and endpapers.

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1916 Spinning Tops John Perry Illustrated New and Revised Edition
1916 Spinning Tops John Perry Illustrated New and Revised Edition

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A revised copy of this lecture on the science of spinning tops. With many illustrations throughout. Reprint of new and revised edition.

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1919 Problems of Cosmogony And Stellar Dynamics J H Jeans Illus FIRST Edition
1919 Problems of Cosmogony And Stellar Dynamics J H Jeans Illus FIRST Edition

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A first edition of Jeans' astrophysical essay, illustrated with plates. First Edition. Featuring five plates. 'Being an essay to which the Adams Prize of the University of Cambridge for the year 1917 was adjudged'. Sir James...

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1919 The Measurement of Intelligence by Lewis M Terman
1919 The Measurement of Intelligence by Lewis M Terman

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A scientific work by Lewis M. Terman, Professor of Education Leland Stanford Junior University. The full title of this volume reads: The Measurement of Intelligence. An Explanation of and a Complete Guide for the use of the Stanford...

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1920 Instinct and the Unconscious by W H R Rivers First Edition
1920 Instinct and the Unconscious by W H R Rivers First Edition

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A first edition of this medical works by W. H. R. Rivers. William Halse Rivers Rivers, FRCP, FRS, (12 March 1864 4 June 1922) was an English anthropologist, neurologist, ethnologist and psychiatrist, best known for his...

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1920 The Stoney Sluice Water Storage Illustrated Fourth Edition
1920 The Stoney Sluice Water Storage Illustrated Fourth Edition

Price: £79.99

A study of the methods of water storage and control. Fourth edition, reprinted January 1920. Illustrated throughout with numerous monochrome photographs.

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1921 FAMOUS CHEMISTS Work Sir William TILDEN Illus 1ST
1921 FAMOUS CHEMISTS Work Sir William TILDEN Illus 1ST

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Hardbound volume with blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to the spine, gilt illustration to the front board, and 38 illustrations. Sir William Augustus Tilden (15 August 1842 - 11 December 1926) was a British chemist. He...

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1922 Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers Frederick James Britten Fifth
1922 Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers Frederick James Britten Fifth

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A study of the art of watchmaking, along with an extensive list of influential watchmakers from across the globe. Fifth edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignette photographs. Bookplate of Joseph Henry Mather to...

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1922 The British Assocation For the Advancement of Science Retrospect 1831-1921
1922 The British Assocation For the Advancement of Science Retrospect 1831-1921

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A retrospect of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. First edition. Illustrated throughout with photographs, diagrams and a graph.

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1923 BRC Structures Photographic Record Reinforced Concrete
1923 BRC Structures Photographic Record Reinforced Concrete

Price: £79.99

A scarce record of the use of concrete in construction from the 1920s. Containing photographs of different structures, sites, and buildings throughout the UK.

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1923 Open-Air Pig Breeding Scientific Practical Rowlands Illustrated Agriculture
1923 Open-Air Pig Breeding Scientific Practical Rowlands Illustrated Agriculture

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A fascinating early 20th century manual of pig breeding techniques. Chapters include 'Breeds of Pigs', 'The Sire and Dam' and 'Legal Regulations.' With 26 full page monochrome illustrations. Uncommon.

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1923 The Psychology of Education J Welton
1923 The Psychology of Education J Welton

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An investigation into the relationship between psychology and education, and the effect of the lives of children on their ability to learn. Including chapters on the nature of experience, critical thought, and general mental...

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1924 Evolution of Mathematical Physics Horace Lamb 1st
1924 Evolution of Mathematical Physics Horace Lamb 1st

Price: £195.00

A scarce important Rouse Ball Lecture of 1924 from eminent mathmetician Sir Horace Lamb. Bound in paper-covered boards. With a fold-out timeline to the rear. Sir Horace Lamb, 1849 - 1934, was an English mathematician. "Lamb was...

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1924 Handbook to the Exhibition of Pure Science by the Royal Society Reference
1924 Handbook to the Exhibition of Pure Science by the Royal Society Reference

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A detailed handbook of the British Empire Exhibition, 1924. From the Preface: "The Handbook is arranged into two parts, the first a series of articles by well-known authors, intended to give some indication of the state of the Science...

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1925 Evolution in the Light of Modern Knowledge Morrell Binding
1925 Evolution in the Light of Modern Knowledge Morrell Binding

Price: £69.99

A scientific treatise on many topics, such as zoology, biology, anthropology and geology. First edition, second impression. With numerous illustrations throughout. In a Morrell binding.

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1926 Sundials Incised Dials or Mass Clocks Letter from Author A R Green Plates
1926 Sundials Incised Dials or Mass Clocks Letter from Author A R Green Plates

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A study of time-markers of medieval churches in Hampshire, and other UK counties. Illustrated with eight double-sided photographic plates. With a signed letter from Green tipped onto the rear pastedown about the paper, 'Scratch...

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1927 Lecithin And Allied Substances The Lipins Hugh Maclean Ida Biochemistry
1927 Lecithin And Allied Substances The Lipins Hugh Maclean Ida Biochemistry

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A copy of this early twentieth-century work on the chemistry of the lipins. Second Edition. Part of the 'Monographs on Biochemistry' series. Hugh Maclean was formerly Professor of Medicine at the University of London.

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1927 The Microscope Lewis Wright Aubrey Drew Colour Micrographs
1927 The Microscope Lewis Wright Aubrey Drew Colour Micrographs

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A guide to the use of microscopes from Lewis Wright. With a coloured frontispiece and numerous other plates and vignettes throughout. Enlarged and rewritten by Aubrey H. Drew. Publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1928 Agriculture the Science and Practice of British Farming J. Watson & J. More
1928 Agriculture the Science and Practice of British Farming J. Watson & J. More

Price: £23.99

A highly detailed look into all aspects and practices within agriculture in Britain. Second edition; revised and enlarged. Compiled and edited by James A. S. Watson, Sibthorpian Professor of Rural Economy; at University of Oxford. As...

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1928 The Discovery of the Rare Gases by Morris W Travers First Edition
1928 The Discovery of the Rare Gases by Morris W Travers First Edition

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A first edition of this scientific works on The Discovery of the Rare Gases. By Morris W. Travers, Fellow and Honorary Professor in the University of Bristol, Fellow of University College, London. With illustrations.

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1929 Cleaning and Dyeing A Practical Handbook Franklin W Walker Illustrated
1929 Cleaning and Dyeing A Practical Handbook Franklin W Walker Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A practical guide to dyes and dry cleaning. Illustrated throughout with many vignettes. Fifth edition, entirely re-written by Franklin W. Walker. Including advertisements to the rear.

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1931 Science and Human Experience Herbert Dingle Physics Newton
1931  Science and Human Experience Herbert Dingle Physics Newton

Price: £19.99

A work on important scientific discoveries, and their influences on human thought and life. Including chapters such as, Developments After Newton, Science and Religion, Copernicus and Galileo and many others.

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1931 4vol Mary Everest Boole Collected Works E M Cobham First Edition
1931 4vol Mary Everest Boole Collected Works E M Cobham First Edition

Price: £295.00

A first edition of the collected works of self-taught mathematician Mary Everest Boole. Edited by E. M. Cobham, with a preface by Ethel S. Dummer. Boole's progressive ideas on education, as expounded in The Preparation of the Child...

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