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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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1764 System of Mathematical Institutions Newtonian Mathesis Benjamin Martin
1764 System of Mathematical Institutions Newtonian Mathesis Benjamin Martin

Price: £340.00

A scarce edition of this work by Benjamin Martin.Volume II of two. This volume appears to be bound without plates.Benjamin Martin was a lecturer and maker of scientific instruments as well as an early champion for the Newtonian system....

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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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1775 The Toilet of Flora Perfumes Baths Olfaction Pierre-Joseph Buc'hoz Cosmetic
1775 The Toilet of Flora Perfumes Baths Olfaction Pierre-Joseph Buc'hoz Cosmetic

Price: £250.00

An eighteenth-century olfactory work on the productions of perfumes, bath oils, and other beauty products.A new edition, improved.With receipts for cosmetics of every kind, that can smooth and brighten the skin, give force to beauty,...

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1788 2 Volumes Torbern Bergman Physical and Chemical Essays Plates Scarce
1788 2 Volumes Torbern Bergman Physical and Chemical Essays Plates Scarce

Price: £2,900.00

A two volume set of Bergman's Physical and Chemical Essays - to which are added notes and illustrations by the translator.Torbern Olaf Bergman (1735 1784) was a Swedish chemist and mineralogist noted for his 1775 Dissertation on Elective...

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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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1804 Scriptores Logarithmici Several Curious Tracts Volume V Logarithims
1804 Scriptores Logarithmici Several Curious Tracts Volume V Logarithims

Price: £150.00

A volume of this work by Francis Maseres on logarithms.Printed in Latin and English. Volume V of original VI volumes.Francis Maseres was an English lawyer and mathematician who subsidised many mathematical publications which were influential...

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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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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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1822 Traite Elementaire du Calcul des Probabilities S F Lacroix Second Edition
1822 Traite Elementaire du Calcul des Probabilities S F Lacroix Second Edition

Price: £40.00

A second edition of this work by S. F. Lacroix.Printed in french.Sylvestre Francois Lacroix was a French Mathematician who produced several important textbooks in mathematics which remained in circulation for several years.

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1825-45 20vol Physikalisches Worterbuch Johann Samuel Traugott Gehler
1825-45 20vol Physikalisches Worterbuch Johann Samuel Traugott Gehler

Price: £1,750.00

An extensive collection of this encyclopedia of the physical sciences. Featuring:1925: Erster Band A und B.1826: Zweiter Band C und D. 1827: Dritter Band E1827: Vierter Band, Erste Abtheilung F1828: Vierter Band, Zweite Abtheilung...

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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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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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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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1837 John Kidd On the Adaptation of External Nature... Science Fine Binding
1837 John Kidd On the Adaptation of External Nature... Science Fine Binding

Price: £99.99

A fifth edition of scriptural geologist John Kidd's On the Adaptation of the External Nature to the Physical Conditions of Man.John Kidd (1775 1851) was an English physician, chemist and geologist. John Kidd was bo

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1839 Chemistry No Mystery John Scoffern Illustrated lectures Imponderable Oxygen
1839 Chemistry No Mystery John Scoffern Illustrated lectures Imponderable Oxygen

Price: £275.00

A scarce introductory collection of lectures on Chemistry with diagrams.Illustrated title page and frontispiece showing the effects of laughing gas. Numerous illustrations throughout of diagrams explaining methods or showing...

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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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1842 The Differential and Integral Calculus Augustus de morgan
1842 The Differential and Integral Calculus Augustus de morgan

Price: £90.00

A first edition of this work on calculus by Augustus de Morgan.Augustus de Morgan was a British mathematician and logician who formulated De Morgan's laws and introduced the term mathematical induction.

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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 The Jerusalem Sinner Saved John Bunyan With Life by James Hamilton
1845 The Jerusalem Sinner Saved John Bunyan With Life by James Hamilton

Price: £24.99

A collection of the writings of John Bunyan, including The Jerusalem Sinner Saved, Bunyan's Last Sermon, and many others.Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece.

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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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1850 Gaspard Monge and Joseph Liouville Application De L'Analyse a La Geometrie
1850 Gaspard Monge and Joseph Liouville Application De L'Analyse a La Geometrie

Price: £150.00

A fifth edition of Monge's Application De L'Analyse a la Geometre.Revised, corrected and annotated Joseph Liouville.With five plates to the rear, including a frontispiece of Monge.Gaspard Monge, Comte de Peluse (1746 1818) was a French...

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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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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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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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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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1866 Recent Memoirs on the Cetacea William Henry Flower Plates Whales Dolphins
1866 Recent Memoirs on the Cetacea William Henry Flower Plates Whales Dolphins

Price: £86.00

A collection of works relating to the Cetacea order.Complete with 6 full page plates.Cetacea is an order of taxonmy which include larger marine mammals commonly known as whales, dolphins and porpoises. 

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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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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 Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Psychic by Sir Thomas Watson
1871 Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Psychic by Sir Thomas Watson

Price: £49.99

The first volume of Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic, of the complete two volume set.Delivered at King's College, London by Sir Thomas Watson.The fifth edition, revised and enlarged.

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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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1871 Rudiments of Knowledge New Edition Lesson Book of Common Things Chambers
1871 Rudiments of Knowledge New Edition Lesson Book of Common Things Chambers

Price: £65.00

Three volumes of Chamber's Educational Course. Including: Rudiments of Knowledge (new edition)The Lesson Book of Common Things and Ordinary Conduct (new edition)Introduction to the Sciences (new edition, 1871)Illustrated throughout...

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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 Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley Science Lectures
1873 Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley Science Lectures

Price: £58.00

A collection of scientific and philosophical essays from Thomas Henry Huxley.With titles including The School Boards, Administrative Nihilism, Yeast, On Coral and Coral Reefs and more.

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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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1874 Vorlesungen Uber Die Theorie der Elliptischen Functionen Leo Koenigsberger
1874 Vorlesungen Uber Die Theorie der Elliptischen Functionen Leo Koenigsberger

Price: £50.00

A scarce German treatise on elliptical functions from Leo Koenigsberger.Knigsberger's own research was primarily on elliptic functions and differential equations. He worked closely with Lazarus Fuchs, a childhood friend.Two volumes...

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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 M. E. Mascart Traite D'Electricite Statique Volume 1 Calf
1876 M. E. Mascart Traite D'Electricite Statique Volume 1 Calf

Price: £30.00

A first edition volume 1 of Mascart's Traite D'Electricite Statique.Eleuthere Elie Nicolas Mascart (1837 1908) was a noted French physicist, a researcher in optics, electricity, magnetism, and meteorology.He won the Bordin Prize of...

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1876 Miscellaneous Questions In Science William Chambers Vignettes
1876 Miscellaneous Questions In Science William Chambers Vignettes

Price: £44.99

A collection of scientific and artistic questions, collected by William Chambers.Illustrated with many vignettes in the text.

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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 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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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 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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1879-1881 2Vol Compendium der Hoheren Analysis Oska Schlomilch Mathematics
1879-1881 2Vol Compendium der Hoheren Analysis Oska Schlomilch Mathematics

Price: £30.00

A two volume set of this work by Oskar Schlomilch.Volume I is fifth edition. Volume II is the third edition. Complete in two volumes. Oscar Schlomilch was a German mathematician who worked in mathematical analysis. He was an important...

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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 Alexander Del Mar The History of the Precious Metals First Edition
1880 Alexander Del Mar The History of the Precious Metals First Edition

Price: £165.00

A first edition of del Mar's A History of Precious Metals from the Earliest Times to the Present.A rare and influential work.Alexander del Mar, also Alex Delmar (18361926), was an American political economist, historian, numismatist...

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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 The Principles of the Differential and Integral Calculus Thomas Tate
1881 The Principles of the Differential and Integral Calculus Thomas Tate

Price: £30.00

A new edition of this mathematical work by Thomas Tate.Thomas Turner Tate was an English mathematical and scientific educator and writer. Largely self-taught, he has been described as a pioneer of science and mathematics teaching....

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

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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 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 2Vol Die Lehre von der Elektricitat Gustav Wiedemann
1883 2Vol Die Lehre von der Elektricitat Gustav Wiedemann

Price: £60.00

A two volume set of this scientific work.Two of original four volumes.Gustav Heinrich Wiedemann was a German physicist known mostly for his literary work. His scientific research was important particularly due to his work on thermal...

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1883 An Elementary Treatise on The Planetary Theory C Cheyne Third Edition
1883 An Elementary Treatise on The Planetary Theory C Cheyne Third Edition

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A third edition of this work on Planetary Theory.Charles Hartwell Horne Cheyne was an assistant mathematical master and author of mathematical works.

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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

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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

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

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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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1884 Sun Moon and Stars A Book for Beginners Agnes Giberne Illustrated Colour
1884 Sun Moon and Stars A Book for Beginners Agnes Giberne Illustrated Colour

Price: £70.00

An illustrated beginners guide to astronomy.With 16 coloured plates and diagrams. Agnes Giuberne was a prolific Brisith author who wrote fiction with moral or religious themes and also books on astronomy for young people.

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

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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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1885 Vorlesungen uber Allgemeine Arthmetik Otto Stolz
1885 Vorlesungen uber Allgemeine Arthmetik Otto Stolz

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A first edition of this collection of lectures by Otto Stolz.One of two volumes.Otto Stolz was an Austrian mathematician noted for his work on mathematical analysis and infinitesimals.

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

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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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1892 A Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of Rigid Bodies Edward Routh
1892 A Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of Rigid Bodies Edward Routh

Price: £48.00

A physics textbook from Edward John Routh. Fifth edition, revised and enlarged.

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

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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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1894-5 2Vol Alembic Club Reprints Researches Arseniates Alkalies Davy Graham
1894-5 2Vol Alembic Club Reprints Researches Arseniates Alkalies Davy Graham

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A two volume set of scientific works and research.Numbers 6 and 10 of the Alembic Club reprints.The Alembic club was a society of chemists founded in Edinburgh who sought to make interesting and important works on chemistry available...

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1894-6 2vols The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt Second Edition
1894-6 2vols The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt Second Edition

Price: £60.00

A set of books on The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt, Baron Rayleigh, Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.Complete in two volumes.Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, OM, PRS...

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1894-95 3Vol The Quarterly Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Cayley
1894-95 3Vol The Quarterly Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Cayley

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A scarce three volume set of this mathematical journal.Three of original four parts of volume XXVII comprising numbers 105-107.The Quarterly Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics was a mathematics journal that first appear in 1855...

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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

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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

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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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1896-1914 20vol Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society
1896-1914 20vol Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society

Price: £2,200.00

Twenty volumes of the records of the London Mathematical Society.Volume XXVII: 1895-96Volume XXVIII: 1896-7Volume XXIX: November 1897-November 1898Volume XXX: November 1898-March 1899Volume XXXI: April 1899 to December 1889Volume XXXII:...

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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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1899 3Vol Die Geometrie der Lage Vortrage Theodor Reye Geometry of Position
1899 3Vol Die Geometrie der Lage Vortrage Theodor Reye Geometry of Position

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A three volume set of this work on Geometry.Complete in three volumes.Theodor Reye was a German mathematician who contributed to projective geometry and synthetic geometry best known for his introduction of configurations in this...

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

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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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1900 English and American Lathes Horner Illustrated Scarce First Edition
1900 English and American Lathes Horner Illustrated Scarce First Edition

Price: £120.00

A very scarce first edition of this engineering textbook. Numerous illustrations throughout showing machinery and how it works. The present volume is based upon a series of articles written for the English Mechanic on the growing...

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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

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

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

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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

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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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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

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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 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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1904-7 Journal of the Insitution of Electrical Engineers G C Lloyd Illustrated
1904-7 Journal of the Insitution of Electrical Engineers G C Lloyd Illustrated

Price: £50.00

Two volumes of the Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers from the early twentieth century.Including:Volume 33 1903-1903Volume 38 1906-1907Illustrated with many plates throughout, several of which are folding.

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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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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 Cyril Hall Models and How to Make Them Illustrated
1906 Cyril Hall Models and How to Make Them Illustrated

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An attractive copy of Hall's simple and informative Models and How to Make Them.Illustrated throughout with examples to accompany the text.Publisher's adverts to the front of related publications.

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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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1908 Theorie Der Algebraischen Zahlen Kurt Hensel
1908 Theorie Der Algebraischen Zahlen Kurt Hensel

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A copy of this work on Algebra by Kurt Hensel.Printed in German.Kurt Wilhelm Sebastian Hensel was a German mathematician well known for his introduction of p-adic numbers. Ex Library.A

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1908 Tickner Edwardes The Lore of the Honey-Bee Second Edition Illustrated
1908 Tickner Edwardes The Lore of the Honey-Bee Second Edition Illustrated

Price: £50.00

This is an illustrated second edition of this practical history of bee-keeping.Illustrated throughout with full page photographic plates.

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1908-1909 2Vol A Treatise on Analytical Statics Edward Routh
1908-1909 2Vol A Treatise on Analytical Statics  Edward Routh

Price: £60.00

A two volume set of this mathematical and scientific work.Volume I is second edition, volume II is first edition second reprint.Edward John Routh was an English mathematician. He did much to systematise the...

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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

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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 6vol Modern Electric Practice Magnus Maclean New Edition Illustrated
1909 6vol Modern Electric Practice Magnus Maclean New Edition Illustrated

Price: £275.00

Gresham's turn-of-the-century work on electricity, scarce in its entirety.New edition. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of vignettes and diagrams, photographs, nine folding plates, and a coloured folding cross-section plate...

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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 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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1912 Gaston Cotty Les Fonctions Abeliennes et la Theories des Nombres Rare
1912 Gaston Cotty Les Fonctions Abeliennes et la Theories des Nombres Rare

Price: £90.00

A rare copy of Cotty's Les Fonctions Abeliennes et la Theories Des Nombres.With numerous equations throughout.In a half-crushed morocco binding.

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

Price: £29.99

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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1917-8 Dreams and Primitive Culture A Lecture by W H R Rivers
1917-8 Dreams and Primitive Culture A Lecture by W H R Rivers

Price: £45.00

A scarce copy of this lecture by W. H. R. Rivers, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge.Reprinted from "The Britain of the John Rylands Library" Vol. 4, Nos. 3-4, Feby.-July, 1918.William Halse Rivers Rivers, FRCP, FRS, (12 March...

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1918 Stackpool E. O'Dell A Phrenological Delineaten Phrenology
1918 Stackpool E. O'Dell A Phrenological Delineaten Phrenology

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A 1918 copy of A Phrenological Delineation.Includes the original assessments to the rear of the book.Although now regarded as obsolete, Phrenology was introduced in Britain at a time when the old theological and philosophical understanding...

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1919 Pioneers of Science by Sir Oliver Lodge With Illustrations Scarce
1919 Pioneers of Science by Sir Oliver Lodge With Illustrations Scarce

Price: £110.00

A scarce copy of Pioneers of Science by Sir Oliver Lodge, Principal of the Birmingham University.With Portraits and Other Illustrations.Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, FRS (12 June 1851 22 August 1940) was a British physicist and writer...

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1919 The Romance of Modern Astronomy Hector Macpherson Illustrated
1919 The Romance of Modern Astronomy Hector Macpherson Illustrated

Price: £28.00

An early twentieth-century edition of this guide to modern astronomy. With numerous illustrations throughout.

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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

Price: £49.99

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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1921 Festigkeitseigenschaften un Gefugebilder der Konstruktionsmaterialien Bach
1921 Festigkeitseigenschaften un Gefugebilder der Konstruktionsmaterialien Bach

Price: £37.00

A second edition of this work on construction material.Illustrated throughout with 936 figures.

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1922 A Treatise on the Theory of Bessel Functions Andrew Gray G B Mathews
1922 A Treatise on the Theory of Bessel Functions Andrew Gray G B Mathews

Price: £50.00

A mathematical text on Bessel functions.Second edition.

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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

Price: £16.99

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

Price: £18.99

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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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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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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1931 Particulars of Membership Royal Institution Royal Society pamphlet
1931 Particulars of Membership Royal Institution Royal Society pamphlet

Price: £33.99

An intriguing pamphlet detailing the privileges and

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1931 Reason and Nature Essay on the Meaning of Scientific Method M. Cohen
1931 Reason and Nature Essay on the Meaning of Scientific Method M. Cohen

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A detailed sociological study on the meaning of scientific method. First edition thus. Written by Morris Raphael Cohen, American philosopher, lawyer and legal scholar who united pragmatism with logical positivism...

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1931 The Mathematical Gazette Vol XV Compiled Broadbent
1931 The Mathematical Gazette Vol XV Compiled Broadbent

Price: £35.00

A scarce volume of the Mathematical Gazette.The Mathematical Gazette is an academic journal of mathematics education, published three times yearly, that publishes articles about the teaching and learning of mathematics with a focus...

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1932 Social Organisation By W H R Rivers Edited By W J Perry
1932 Social Organisation By W H R Rivers Edited By W J Perry

Price: £23.99

Social Organisation from two courses of lectures by noted anthropologist W. H. R. Rivers, given in 1921 and 1922 at Cambridge. With an introduction by G. Elliot Smith and Bibliography by Mr. Perry to front. Nine chapters...

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1935 Relativity Gravitation and World Structure by E A Milne
1935 Relativity Gravitation and World Structure by E A Milne

Price: £59.99

A scientific work on Relativity Gravitation and World-Structure.By E. A. Milne, Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics and Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford Past Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.With diagrams and formulae throughout....

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1935 Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies Margaret Mead First Ed
1935 Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies Margaret Mead First Ed

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this study in gender behaviour from Margaret Mead. The text focuses on 'The mountain-dwelling Arapesh', 'The river-dwelling Mundugumor' and 'The Lake-Dwelling Tchambuli'. Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901 November...

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1936 Chandler Lighting by Gas first and only edition scarce comprehensive study
1936 Chandler Lighting by Gas first and only edition scarce comprehensive study

Price: £265.00

A scarce copy of this very rare text on the history of gas lighting.Gas lighting was a staple of British infrastructure for many years; from the private gasometers of country houses supplied by Welsh coal tenders, to the roaring...

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1936 Change in the Farm T Hennell Illustrated Agriculture
1936 Change in the Farm T Hennell Illustrated Agriculture

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A record of rural industry in the days when farming was an art and the craftsman had not yet been ousted by the machine. Second edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and vignettes by the author.

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1938-9 4vol The Nile Basin Hurst Phillips Physical Department
1938-9 4vol The Nile Basin Hurst Phillips Physical Department

Price: £390.00

Four volumes of this set of geographical publications about the Nile river. From the Ministry of Public Works, Egypt. Physical Department. Includes:Physical Department Paper No. 33, Supplement to Volume II. Measured Discharges...

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1945 The Development of Mathematics E T Bell Second Edition
1945 The Development of Mathematics E T Bell Second Edition

Price: £30.00

A history of the development of mathematics from E. T. Bell.Second edition.

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1948 3Vol Nature Magazine Macmillan and Co Scientific Magazine
1948 3Vol Nature Magazine Macmillan and Co Scientific Magazine

Price: £30.00

A three volume set of magazines about nature and scientific discovery.Nature is a prominent interdisciplinary scientific journal first published in 1869. It was ranked the world's most cited journal in 2010 and is widely...

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1949 2vol Essays in Economics Secondary Claims Leon Maclaren Finance Very Scarce
1949 2vol Essays in Economics Secondary Claims Leon Maclaren Finance Very Scarce

Price: £44.99

A very scarce pair of pamphlets on the subject of economics. Authored by Leon MacLaren (19101994),  a barrister, politician, philosopher and the founder of the School of Economic Science, the organisation through which...

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1949-60 19 vols Monthly Notices ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
1949-60 19 vols Monthly Notices ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY

Price: £195.00

Several interesting journals from the RAS, containing peer-reviewed articles on original research in astronomy and astrophysics. With additional 'journal of the British Astronomical Association' from December 1949, volume 60, no...

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1951 Moses and Monotheism Sigmund Freud Psychoanalysis in Dustwrapper
1951 Moses and Monotheism Sigmund Freud Psychoanalysis in Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

A scarce copy of this translation of Freud's views on religion. Third impression. Number 33 of the International Psycho-Analytical Library. With numerous ink annotations throughout by theological scholar David Palin. Translated...

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1951-1961 8Vol Flora Unionis Rerumpublicarum Socialisticarum Sovieticarum
1951-1961 8Vol Flora Unionis Rerumpublicarum Socialisticarum Sovieticarum

Price: £195.00

A scarce and highly fascinating, uniformly bound set of botany. Written in Russian. Including volumes, XVI, XIX, XX, XI, XXII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI. Featuring fifteen plates to four of the volumes, and thirty to four of the...

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1952 Old English Barometers G H and E F Bell Illustrated First Edition
1952 Old English Barometers G H and E F Bell Illustrated First Edition

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this history of barometers. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographic plates.

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1954 The Engineers and the Price System Thorstein Veblen Economics Engineering
1954 The Engineers and the Price System Thorstein Veblen Economics Engineering

Price: £29.99

An American work on industry and engineering from Thorstein Veblen. First edition, tenth printing. Thorstein Bunde Veblen (born Torsten Bunde Veblen; July 30, 1857 August 3, 1929) was an American economist and sociologist, and...

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1956 Plane Crash! Mysteries of Major Air Disasters Clayton Knight
1956 Plane Crash! Mysteries of Major Air Disasters Clayton Knight

Price: £39.99

An empirical exploration of passanger air fatalities from 1908 to 1954.Illustrated with charts and photographs and with a full index, this is a fascinating and historically-pertinent glimpse into mid-c.20 aviation safety and accident...

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1956 Science and the Economic Order Fine Binding Richard Merton Alfred Peterson
1956 Science and the Economic Order Fine Binding Richard Merton Alfred Peterson

Price: £44.99

An attractively bound collaborative work on scientific economy. Including essays such as The Influence of Economic Theory on Economic Policy, The Economic Order and the Law, and What is Pure Chemistry

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1962 Artificial Fertilization Apples Masters Thesis T De Witt West Illustrated
1962 Artificial Fertilization Apples Masters Thesis T De Witt West Illustrated

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A university thesis into the viability of the artificial fertilization of apples on a large scale, conducted at Risby Farm, Suffolk. Provides a direct and often fascinating insight into not only academic practice in the 1960s...

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1970 D. R. Dicks Early Greek Astronomy to Aristotle Astronomy
1970 D. R. Dicks Early Greek Astronomy to Aristotle Astronomy

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A first edition of D. R. Dicks' Early Greek Astronomy to Aristotle.Chapters on Homer and Hesiod, The Pythagoreans and Later Pre-Socratics, Plato, and more.Edited by Professor H. H. Scullard.

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1972 Climates in Miniature T. Bedford Franklin Science and Nature
1972 Climates in Miniature T. Bedford Franklin Science and Nature

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A 1972 edition of Climates in Miniature by T. Bedford Franklin. 'Nature-lovers, whether they are fortunate enough to live in the country or have to make the best of a small town garden, will find in this book something to interest...

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1972-78 40vol Institute Of Biology Studies In Biology In Unclipped Dustwrappers
1972-78 40vol Institute Of Biology Studies In Biology In Unclipped Dustwrappers

Price: £195.00

Studies in Biology is a series of booklets sponsored by the Institute of Biology dealing with subjects specially selected by a panel of editors in particular for use in schools, colleges and universities. Illustrated in black...

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1978 Collected Papers on Psycho-Analysis Ella Freeman Sharpe Dustwrapper
1978 Collected Papers on Psycho-Analysis Ella Freeman Sharpe Dustwrapper

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A collection of papers on psycho-analysis from Ella Freeman Sharpe. Number 36 of the International Psycho-Analytical Library. First edition, third impression. Divided in three parts: Technique, Theory, and Literary Interpretations. ...

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1978 Soren Kirkegaard's Psychology Ib Ostenfeld Translated by Alastair McKinnon
1978 Soren Kirkegaard's Psychology Ib Ostenfeld Translated by Alastair McKinnon

Price: £34.99

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1986 The Construction of Reality Michael A Arbib and Mary B Hesse Pschology
1986 The Construction of Reality Michael A Arbib and Mary B Hesse Pschology

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A fascinating collaboration by brain theory researcher Michael Arbib and philosopher of science Mary Hesse, presenting an account of the human construction of 'reality'. Bookplate of David Arthur Palin to front pastedown.

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2007 4vol A History of Royal Dutch Shell Energy Illustrated Hydrocarbons
2007 4vol A History of Royal Dutch Shell Energy Illustrated Hydrocarbons

Price: £225.00

A smart first edition of this history of the Dutch oil and gas company, Royal Dutch Shell. Including: From Challenger to Joint Industry Leader, 1890-1939 Powering the Hydrocarbon Revolution, 1939-1973 Keeping Competitive in...

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c1770 Dictionnaire Geographique Portratif Calf
c1770 Dictionnaire Geographique Portratif Calf

Price: £70.00

]8" by 5"; (xii), 894pp.     

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c1791 The New Royal Encyclopaedia Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Hall
c1791 The New Royal Encyclopaedia Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Hall

Price: £450.00

A detailed encyclopedia which forms the most "comprehensive library of universal knowledge". Scarce, and intricately illustrated with highly detailed plates. "On a New and Improved Plan, in Which all the Respective Sciences are...

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c1837 The Parlour Book on Sciences and the Arts by William Martin
c1837 The Parlour Book on Sciences and the Arts by William Martin

Price: £48.00

A copy of The Parlour Book: or, Familiar Conversations on Science and the Arts by William Martin.For the Use of Schools and Families.With illustrations.

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c1850 Chalmers' Notes, Thoughts, and Enquiries Folding Coloured Plate Scarce
c1850 Chalmers' Notes, Thoughts, and Enquiries Folding Coloured Plate Scarce

Price: £140.00

A very scarce copy of these notes on social economy and science from Charles Chalmers. With folding coloured plate of a model colony. Including chapters on Comparative Size of Allotments, Habits of Society Maintained, and...

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c1900 Character Indicated by Handwriting Rosa Baughan Second Edition
c1900 Character Indicated by Handwriting Rosa Baughan Second Edition

Price: £19.99

A detailed treatise in support that a person's handwriting is an infallible guide to his character. Second edition. "With illustrations taken from autographic letters of statesmen, lawyers, soldiers, ecclesiastics, authors, poets,...

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c1900 Deighton's Patent Flue and Tube Vulcan Works Illustrated
c1900 Deighton's Patent Flue and Tube Vulcan Works Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A record of patented flues and tubes from Vulcan Works, Leeds. Rare original industrial heritage source material. Illustrated throughout with many photographs and graphs.

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c1905 2vol The Living Races of Mankind Harry Johnston et Al Illustrated Scarce
c1905 2vol The Living Races of Mankind Harry Johnston et Al Illustrated Scarce

Price: £79.99

A very scarce study of different races and cultures throughout the world. Illustrated throughought with many plates, twenty-five of which are coloured. Written by numerous authors including Sir Harry Johnstone, R. Lydekker,...

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c1932 CASE PAPER SYSTEM Everest History Sheet
c1932 CASE PAPER SYSTEM Everest History Sheet

Price: £19.99

Bound with grey, card boards and a maroon cloth spine. This is a practical treatise on the Case Paper System, with diagrams and appendices. Although the volume is undated the inscription is dated 1932.

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