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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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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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1769 George Adams A Treatise Celestial and Terrestrial Globes Second Ed Plates
1769 George Adams A Treatise Celestial and Terrestrial Globes Second Ed Plates

Price: £950.00

A second edition of Adams' most famous work.'Designed to Illustrated in the most Easy and NAtural Manner, the Phoenomena of the Earth and Heavens, and the shew the Correspondence of the Two Spheres. With a great Variety of Astronomical...

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1772 Abbaye de Caille Lecons Elementaires de Mathematiques et Geometrie
1772 Abbaye de Caille Lecons Elementaires de Mathematiques 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 Colin Maclaurin An Account Isaac Newton's Philisophical Discoveries Science
1775 Colin Maclaurin An Account Isaac Newton's Philisophical Discoveries Science

Price: £650.00

A handsome third edition of Maclaurin's Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries.Complete with 6 fold-out tables of diagrams.This publication reviews the life works of Isaac Newton, contemplates the accuracy of...

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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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1783 Cadet Lettre Janin Letter Royal Academy Sciences Properties of Vinegar
1783 Cadet Lettre Janin Letter Royal Academy Sciences Properties of Vinegar

Price: £70.00

A very scarce scientific pamphlet in French.Detailing the properties of vinegar, including its smell, acidity and various other aspects, the pamphlet takes the form of a letter from A. M. Cadet to M. Janin de Combe Blanche, members...

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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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1789 3 Vols J C Lavater Essays on Physiognomy Trans Thomas Holcroft Illustrated
1789 3 Vols J C Lavater Essays on Physiognomy Trans Thomas Holcroft Illustrated

Price: £220.00

A copy of J C Lavater's Essays on Physiognomy, here translated by Thomas Holcroft.With 360 illustrated engravings, including 332 plates, collated complete.Johann Caspar Lavater (1741-1801) was a Swiss poet, writer, philosopher,...

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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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1797-1808 3Vol First Edition Samuel Vince Complete System Astronomy Science
1797-1808 3Vol First Edition Samuel Vince Complete System Astronomy Science

Price: £550.00

A very scarce first edition of this three volume set on astronomy by Reverend Samuel Vince.This collection is considered to be very influential to astronomy, with the author considered a leader in his field, as well as in philosophy,...

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1800 William Saunders Treatise of Chemical History Mineral Water First Science
1800 William Saunders Treatise of Chemical History Mineral Water First Science

Price: £90.00

A first edition (referencing World Cat) of William Saunders' On Mineral Waters.An in-depth study of mineral waters, a matter that was of interest to the elite at the turn of the nineteenth century. This publication is a study...

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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 David Brewster Plates Illustrative Of Fergusons Lectures Mechanics Optics
1806 David Brewster Plates Illustrative Of Fergusons Lectures Mechanics Optics

Price: £170.00

A very scarce, early Nineteenth Century collection of plates illustrating the lectures of eminent Eighteenth Century Scottish scientist James Ferguson, known outside his immediate field for his renowned globe-making.Focussing...

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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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1810 The Chemical Catechism Samuel Parkes Fourth Edition Illustrated Scarce
1810 The Chemical Catechism Samuel Parkes Fourth Edition Illustrated Scarce

Price: £190.00

A fourth edition of this popular and successful work on chemistry. With a folding frontispiece.Samuel Parkes was a British manufacturing chemist who originally wrote The Chemical Catechism for the education of his daughter.The...

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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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1814 Elements of Agricultural Chemistry Humphry Davy Second Edition
1814 Elements of Agricultural Chemistry Humphry Davy Second Edition

Price: £270.00

A second edition of Davy's fascinating lectures on agricultural chemistry, illustrated with fold-out plates.Sir Humphry Davy was an English chemist and inventor. He is probably best remembered today for his discoveries of several alkali...

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1816 6vol History of Earth and Animated Nature OLIVER GOLDSMITH
1816 6vol History of Earth and Animated Nature OLIVER GOLDSMITH

Price: £145.00

Oliver Goldsmith's history of the natural world. With information on dogs, birds, fish, reptiles and more.  In 1773, during his summer retirement to his farmer's cottage near Hyde, Goldsmith was under contract to produce...

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1819 Jane Marcet Conversations on Natural Philosophy First Edition Illustrated
1819 Jane Marcet Conversations on Natural Philosophy First Edition Illustrated

Price: £120.00

The scarce first edition of this illustrated introductory science textbook for the children of the early 19th century.Jane Marcet wrote this book in 1805, having been inspired to do so after proof reading one of...

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1819 Jane Marcet Conversations On Political Economy Early Edition Third
1819 Jane Marcet Conversations On Political Economy Early Edition Third

Price: £65.00

The third edition of this introduction to the subject of political economy, for the children of the early 19th century.Jane Marcet first began writing her 'Conversations' in 1805, having been inspired to do so...

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1821 L.Poinsot Elemens De Statique & Un Memoir Sur la Theorie Des Momens & Aires
1821 L.Poinsot Elemens De Statique & Un Memoir Sur la Theorie Des Momens & Aires

Price: £98.00

A third edition of a work on theoretical mechanics, including pull out diagrams, by the French inventor of geometrical mechanics. Poinsot is known for his mathematical approach to mechanics. He showed how a system of forces acting...

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1821 Physiological Lectures John Abernethy Science Works and Lectures
1821 Physiological Lectures John Abernethy Science Works and Lectures

Price: £90.00

A collection of essays by John Abernethy.John Abernethy was an English surgeon known for his lectures at the medical school of St Bartholomew's. He held the office of assistant-surgeon for twenty-eight years till he was elected principal...

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1822 2Vol Conversations on Chemistry Jane Marcet Eighth Edition
1822 2Vol Conversations on Chemistry Jane Marcet Eighth Edition

Price: £600.00

A two volume set of this fascinating discourse on chemistry.Scarce.With 15 plates.In Two Volumes comprising Volume I: On Simple Bodies and Volume II: On Compound Bodies.Jane Marcet was a successful writer of popular introductory...

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1822 The Chemical Catechism Samuel Parkes Tenth Edition Illustrated Scarce
1822 The Chemical Catechism Samuel Parkes Tenth Edition Illustrated Scarce

Price: £180.00

A tenth edition of this popular and successful work on chemistry. With one plate and one folding frontispiece.Samuel Parkes was a British manufacturing chemist who originally wrote The Chemical Catechism for the education of his daughter.The...

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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 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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1832 The Elements of the Theory of Astronomy W Maddy Physics New Edition
1832 The Elements of the Theory of Astronomy W Maddy Physics New Edition

Price: £44.00

A physicist's guide to the theory of astronomy. New edition, revised and enlarged by J. Hymers.With four folding plates to the rear. Bound by R. E. Jones and Bros.

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1834 Cattle Their Breeds, Management, and Diseases With an Index Illustrated
1834 Cattle Their Breeds, Management, and Diseases With an Index Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A handsome first edition of Cattle; Their Breed, Management, and Diseases. With numerous illustrations.A Whiggish organisation in London, the Society of the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge adapted scientific material...

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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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1834 The Chemical Catechism Samuel Parkes Thirteenth Edition Illustrated Scarce
1834 The Chemical Catechism Samuel Parkes Thirteenth Edition Illustrated Scarce

Price: £180.00

A thirteenth edition of this popular and successful work on chemistry. With two plates and a portrait frontispice.Samuel Parkes was a British manufacturing chemist who originally wrote The Chemical Catechism for the education...

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1835 John Lindley An Introduction to Botany Illustrated
1835 John Lindley An Introduction to Botany Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A scarce edition of An Introduction to Botany by the eminent English botanist John LindleyIllustrated with six copper-plates and numerous wood-engravings.The second edition, with corrections and numerous additions.

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1835 Simon Laplace Exposition Du Systeme du Monde Astronomy
1835 Simon Laplace Exposition Du Systeme du Monde Astronomy

Price: £124.00

A sixth edition of Laplace's Exposition du Systeme du Monde.Frontispiece of Laplace.Pierre-Simon, marquis de Laplace (1749 1827) was a French mathematician and astronomer whose work was pivotal to the development of mathematical astronomy...

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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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1836 Magnacopia A Library of Useful Information Chemist Bateman Scarce 1st
1836 Magnacopia A Library of Useful Information Chemist Bateman Scarce 1st

Price: £150.00

A scarce first edition of this work by William Bateman.William Bateman was a chemist and author who describes himself in this volume as chemist to the late George IV and the royal family.

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1837 138 Vols Compte Rendu des Seances de L'Academie des Sciences Maths Physics
1837 138 Vols Compte Rendu des Seances de L'Academie des Sciences Maths Physics

Price: £790.00

A large collection of Compte Rendu des Sances de L'Acadmie des Sciences, the minutes of the weekly meetings of the Academy of Science. Presided over by the Presidents and Vice-Presidents of the organisation, including Poncelet, Roux,...

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1837 Elements of Chemistry by the Late Edward Turner Part II Only of II
1837 Elements of Chemistry by the Late Edward Turner Part II Only of II

Price: £65.00

A copy of Elements of Chemistry, Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the Science by the Late Edward Turner.Part II Only.Sixth Edition, Enlarged and Revised by Justus Liebig and Wilton G. Turner.

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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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1837 Scientific Dialogues by the Rev J Joyce Complete in One Volume
1837 Scientific Dialogues by the Rev J Joyce Complete in One Volume

Price: £34.00

A copy of Scientific Dialogues: Intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of Young People by the Rev. J. Joyce.New Edition, Complete in One Volume, with Two Hundred Wood Cuts.From the Preface: "The Author conceives, at least,...

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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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1842 Institut France Rapport Memoire Docteur Poiseuille Research Experimentales
1842 Institut France Rapport Memoire Docteur Poiseuille Research Experimentales

Price: £35.00

A particularly scarce French offprint from a report for the Royal Academy of Science, France.Featured is a review of Porseille's important paper in which he formulated his law of the flow of liquids in tubes, a law which is fundamental...

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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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1847 Cours Elementaire d'Histoire Naturelle Botanique Botany Adrien de Jussieu
1847 Cours Elementaire d'Histoire Naturelle Botanique Botany Adrien de Jussieu

Price: £30.00

A fascinating work on natural history and botany.In French.Illustrated throughout with vignettes and scientific diagrams as well as three facsimile handwriting folding plates.Adrien de Jussieu was a French Botanist and also president...

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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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1850 Karl Von Reichenbach Researches on Magnetism Electricity Heat Vital Force
1850 Karl Von Reichenbach Researches on Magnetism Electricity Heat Vital Force

Price: £120.00

A collection of the scientific discoveries of German chemist, Karl Ludwig von Reichenbach.Illustrated with three folding plates.Parts I and II, including the second edition of the first part, corrected and improved. Bookseller's label...

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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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1852 The Ethnology of Europe Eugenics R G Latham
1852 The Ethnology of Europe Eugenics R G Latham

Price: £84.99

An influential work on eugenics by Robert Gordon Latham. First edition. In 1839 Latham was elected professor of English language and literature in University College, London. Here he associated with Thomas Hewitt Key and Henry...

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1853 2Vol Elements de Physique Experimentale et de Meteorologie Pouillet
1853 2Vol Elements de Physique Experimentale et de Meteorologie Pouillet

Price: £90.00

A two volume set of this scientific work by Claude Pouillet.Two of three volumes, lacking the third volume containing plates.In French.Claude Servais Mathias Pouillet was a French physicist and a professor of physics at the Sorbonne....

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1853 4vols A History of British Mollusca by Edward Forbes with Plates First Ed
1853 4vols A History of British Mollusca by Edward Forbes with Plates First Ed

Price: £495.00

A set of reference books on British Molluscs by Professor Edward Forbes and Sylvanus Hanley.Complete in four volumes.Volume I: including the Tunicata, and the families of Lamelli-Branchiata as far as Cyprinidae.Volume II: including...

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1854 Chemical Recreations by John Joseph Griffin Tenth Edition Scarce
1854 Chemical Recreations by John Joseph Griffin Tenth Edition Scarce

Price: £37.00

A scarce copy of Chemical Recreations: a Popular Manual of Experimental Chemistry by John Joseph Griffin, Fellow of the Chemical Society, Honorary Member of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow.The Tenth Edition.First Division: Elementary...

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1854 Combustion of Coal Prevention of Smoke Charles Wye Williams
1854 Combustion of Coal Prevention of Smoke Charles Wye Williams

Price: £35.00

This is a scarce edition of this informative guide to coal combustion.This illustrated text features a dedication to the secretary of state remarking on his Lordship's recent act making the abatement of smoke...

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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 Life: its Nature, Varieties, and Phenomena by Leo H Grindon
1857 Life: its Nature, Varieties, and Phenomena by Leo H Grindon

Price: £130.00

A scientific works by Leo. H. Grindon, Lecturer on Botany at the Royal School of Medicine, Manchester; Author of Emblems, Figurative Language, etc.Second edition, improved and considerably enlarged.Leopold Hartley Grindon (28 March...

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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

A scarce edition of this treatise on trigonometry split into six well explained sections with a final theory of logarithms.Includes trigonometric tables and logarithms together with a selection of problems and their solutions.The...

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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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1861 Handbook of Natural Philosophy Dionysius Lardner Illustrations
1861 Handbook of Natural Philosophy Dionysius Lardner Illustrations

Price: £30.00

An extensively illustrated copy of Lardner's scientific work.Fourth thousand.Dionysius Lardner (3 April 1793 29 April 1859) was an Irish scientific writer who popularised science and technology. In 1828 Lardner was elected professor...

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1861 La Conscience ou la Regles des Actions Humaines M L Bautain Second Edition
1861 La Conscience ou la Regles des Actions Humaines M L Bautain Second Edition

Price: £65.00

An edition of La Consience ou la Regle des Actions Humaines by M. L. Bautain.Second edition.In the original French.

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1864-67 2Vol Theses Presentees a La Facult de Sciences Tieghem Gayot
1864-67 2Vol Theses Presentees a La Facult de Sciences Tieghem Gayot

Price: £120.00

Two volumes of theses presented to the faculty of Science in Paris.With two folding plates.Comprising two theses by M Ulysse Gayon1. Recherches sur les Alterations Spontantees des Oeufs2. Propositions Donnees Par La FaculteWith two theses...

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1864-8 8Vols Walker Brown Lightbody Davis Working Drawings & Designs 1st Edition
1864-8 8Vols Walker Brown Lightbody Davis Working Drawings & Designs 1st Edition

Price: £5,950.00

A fascinating work showcasing Victorian mechanical engineering and design, here in 8 volumes.These volumes showcase in meticulous detail the scientific principles and mechanical design of machines.Included are 48 plates of...

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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 Elias Loomis An Introduction to Practical Astronomy Astronomical Tables Ill
1865 Elias Loomis An Introduction to Practical Astronomy Astronomical Tables Ill

Price: £30.00

An uncommon and informative book of astronomyIllustrated throughout with engraved vignettes and plates.Containing 37 scientific tables With an interesting typed letter from the British Astronomical Association inserted into the rear....

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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 A Guide to the Scientific Knowledge of Things Familiar by the Rev Dr Brewer
1866 A Guide to the Scientific Knowledge of Things Familiar by the Rev Dr Brewer

Price: £75.00

A scarce edition of this scientific work by the Rev. Dr. Brewer.Twenty-Second Edition. Hundred-And-Twenty-First Thousand.Carefully Revised Throughout.An Appendix of the Questions without answers has been added to this Edition.

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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

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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 Aphrodisiacs and Anti-aphrodisiacs Three Essays John Davenport Illustrated
1869 Aphrodisiacs and Anti-aphrodisiacs Three Essays John Davenport Illustrated

Price: £68.00

A copy of this fascinating work on reproduction by John Davenport.The essays include 'Ancient Phallic Worship', 'Anaphrodisia, or the Absence of the Productive Power' and 'Aphrodisiacs and Anti-Aphrodisiacs'. Illustrated with a frontispiece...

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1870 Earth and Sea W H Davenport Adams Figuier First English Trans Illustrated
1870 Earth and Sea W H Davenport Adams Figuier First English Trans Illustrated

Price: £35.00

The first English translation of this popular scientific work.In a full calf school binding from The Doncaster Grammar school, with the armorial coat of arms gilt stamped to the front board.Originally titled La Terre et Les Mers this...

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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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1871 The Universe or The Infinitely Great and Little F A Pouchet
1871 The Universe or The Infinitely Great and Little F A Pouchet

Price: £62.00

Felix-Archimede Pouchet's accessible scientific encyclopaedia, entitled The Universe. New edition, embodying the author's latest improvements. Illustrated throughout with many plates, eight of which are coloured. Including chapters...

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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 De La Physiologie Generale Claude Bernard General Physiology
1872 De La Physiologie Generale Claude Bernard General Physiology

Price: £125.00

A copy of Bernard's General Physiology.Claude Bernard (12 July 1813 10 February 1878) was a French physiologist. Historian I. Bernard Cohen of Harvard University called Bernard "one of the greatest of all men of science". Among many...

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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 Sir John Herschel Popular Lectures On Scientific Subjects Half Calf
1873 Sir John Herschel Popular Lectures On Scientific Subjects Half Calf

Price: £45.00

A series of lectures on popular science by the extraordinary English polymath John Herschel, attractively presented in half calf.Herschel, among other things, originated the Julian day system in astronomy, named seven moons of Saturn...

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1873 The Spectroscope and Its Applications Second Edition J Norman Lockyer
1873 The Spectroscope and Its Applications Second Edition J Norman Lockyer

Price: £55.00

A second edition of this work by J Norman Lockyer.With a full colour folding frontispiece.Sir joseph norman Lockyer was an english scientist and astronomer best known as the being credited with discovering the gas helium alongside...

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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 Archibald Billing The Science Of Gems, Jewels, Coins, And Medals
1875 Archibald Billing The Science Of Gems, Jewels, Coins, And Medals

Price: £84.99

A new, revised and corrected 1875 edition of The Science of Gems, Jewels, Coins, and Medals, Ancient and Modern.Archibald Billing (1791-1881) was an English physician and writer on art. Billing was a physician of high general culture,...

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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 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 More Worlds than One David Brewster Science History Leather Scarce
1876 More Worlds than One David Brewster Science History Leather Scarce

Price: £38.00

A scarce copy of this historical and scientific work by David Brewster.David Brewster (1781-1868) was a Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor, writer and historian of science. With a frontispiece and three plates....

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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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1877 Paul Lacroix Sciences & Lettres au Moyen Age Illustrated Fine Binding
1877 Paul Lacroix Sciences & Lettres au Moyen Age Illustrated Fine Binding

Price: £90.00

A beautiful edition of the history of science from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance by Paul Lacroix. With thirteen chromolithographs and four-hundred illustrations.Lacroix examines the development of different areas of science through...

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1877 Sketch of Thermodynamics P G Tait Second Edition Uncommon
1877 Sketch of Thermodynamics P G Tait Second Edition Uncommon

Price: £40.00

A second edition of this work by P G Tait.Peter Guthrie Tait was a Scottish mathematical physicist best known for his text book on Natural Philosophy.

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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 On Mr Spencer's Formula of Evolution Changes of the Universe M Guthrie
1879 On Mr Spencer's Formula of Evolution Changes of the Universe M Guthrie

Price: £79.99

A criticism of Herbert Spencer's concept of evolution as an exhaustive statement of the changes of the universe.The book is split into six parts, including 'The Problem of Philosophy', 'An Inquiry as to the Intelligibility...

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1879 The Data of Ethics Herbert Spencer Logic Sociology
1879 The Data of Ethics Herbert Spencer Logic Sociology

Price: £34.99

A study of ethics from Herbert Spencer.Including chapters such as Conduct in General, Egoism versus Altruism, Conciliation and more.

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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 John Tyndall Heat a Mode of Motion
1880 John Tyndall Heat a Mode of Motion

Price: £55.00

A collection of scientific lectures on heat.John Tyndall was a prominent 19th century physicist. His initial scientific fame arose in the 1850s from his study of diamagnetism. Later he made discoveries in the realms of infrared radiation...

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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 Gaston Tissandier Les Recreations Scientifiques Illustrated Fine Binding
1881 Gaston Tissandier Les Recreations Scientifiques Illustrated Fine Binding

Price: £50.00

A beautiful early edition of nineteenth century scientific activities.With a frontispiece and 223 illustrations.A French chemist, meteorologist, and editor, Gaston Tissandier once escaped a besieged Paris by balloon in 1870. As well...

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1881 Hydraulic Steam Hand power Lifting Pressing Illustrated Frederick Colyer
1881 Hydraulic Steam Hand power Lifting Pressing Illustrated Frederick Colyer

Price: £39.99

A practical treatise on machinery with illustrations and explanations provided on their design and uses. Seventy-three illustrated fold out plates. Illustrations of machinery such as, a pumping engine, apparatus for raising...

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1881 Popular Lectures on Scientific Subjects Second Series H Helmholtz
1881 Popular Lectures on Scientific Subjects Second Series H Helmholtz

Price: £40.00

The second series of Popular Lectures on Scientific Subjects. With numerous vignette illustrations.With essays on the origin and significance of geometrical axioms, the origin of the planetary system and thought in medicine. In an...

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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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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 Chiromancy The Science of Palmistry Illustrated Henry Frith Dora Noyes
1883 Chiromancy The Science of Palmistry Illustrated Henry Frith Dora Noyes

Price: £29.99

A concise study of the principles and practise of the art of reading the hand with illustrations by Dora Noyes. Heron Allen and Frith explore types of hands and their consistency and markings, mounds, angles and lines of the hand.Includes...

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1883 Elements de Tissage Mecanique E Saladin Loom Weaving Illustrated Scarce
1883 Elements de Tissage Mecanique E Saladin Loom Weaving Illustrated Scarce

Price: £280.00

A scarce French work on the mechanical weaving machinery.In French.Illustrated with over 200 figures in the text.

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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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1885 2vols Comparative Embryology by Francis M Balfour Second Edition
1885 2vols Comparative Embryology by Francis M Balfour Second Edition

Price: £225.00

A set of A Treatise on Comparative Embryology.Complete in two volumes.Second edition.Reprinted without alteration from the first edition.Francis (Frank) Maitland Balfour, known as F. M. Balfour, (10 November 1851 - 19 July 1882) was...

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1885 Curiosites Physiologiques Hommes Phenomenes Guyot
1885 Curiosites Physiologiques Hommes Phenomenes 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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1885 Howes Atlas Of Practical Elementary Biology Preface By Huxley Plates First
1885 Howes Atlas Of Practical Elementary Biology Preface By Huxley Plates First

Price: £49.99

An Atlas of Practical Elementary Biology by George B. Howes. With a preface by Professor Huxley, also with an author's preface to front. First edition.Illustrated with twenty four black and white plates.Thomas Henry Huxley PC FRS FLS...

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1885 Silos for British Fodder Crops The Field Report Ensilage Competition 1884
1885 Silos for British Fodder Crops The Field Report Ensilage Competition 1884

Price: £60.00

A personal binding of Silos for British Fodder and The Ensilage Competition from "The Field".With many illustrations including 16 plates. Founded in 1853, "The Field" was created for those who enjoyed shooting, fishing, and...

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

Price: £26.00

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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1888 Carl Wilhelm Borchardt Gesammelte Werke Calf
1888 Carl Wilhelm Borchardt Gesammelte Werke Calf

Price: £35.00

A scarce Collected Works of Carl Wilhelm Borchardt.Carl Wilhelm Borchardt (1817 1880) was a German mathematician. He did research in the area of arithmetic-geometric mean, continuing work by Gauss and Lagrange. He generalised...

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1889 A Treatise on Trigonometry Oliver Wait Jones Illustrated
1889 A Treatise on Trigonometry Oliver Wait Jones Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A very scarce copy of this work on trigonometry by Professors Oliver, Wait and Jones of Cornell University. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and 3 plates.

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1890 M. Powis Bale Steam and Machinery Management Industry Engineering
1890 M. Powis Bale Steam and Machinery Management Industry Engineering

Price: £70.00

A second edition of M. Powis Bale's 1884 Steam and Machinery Management, with black and white illustrative diagrams. Powis Bale was born in 1850 and became a knowledgable writer of engineering and wood-working books. He became a member...

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1890 Sawrey and Collet Water Purification for Manufacturers and Steam Users
1890 Sawrey and Collet Water Purification for Manufacturers and Steam Users

Price: £120.00

A scarce first edition, referencing copac, of Sawrey and Collet's Water Purification.A necessity for manufacturing, pure water that is clear and removed of matter highly sought after. Here processes of distilling, collecting, and retaining water...

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1890 Scientific Lectures by the Right Hon. Sir John Lubbock
1890 Scientific Lectures by the Right Hon. Sir John Lubbock

Price: £89.99

An edition of Scientific Lectures by the Right Hon. Sir John Lubbock.Second edition.The Right Honourable John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury MP FRS DCL LLD (30 April 1834 28 May 1913), known as Sir John Lubbock, 4th Baronet from 1865...

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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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1890-93 3vol The Science and Art of Mining Mining Students Illustrated
1890-93 3vol The Science and Art of Mining Mining Students Illustrated

Price: £350.00

A collection of mining periodicals, edited by William Tate.Volume I (containing volume I, No. 1-25)Volume II (containing volumes II, No. 26-50)Volume III (containing volumes III, No. 1-26)Illustrated throughout with hundreds of vignettes....

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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 Electric Light Installations David Salomons 6th Edition Electric Illus
1891 Electric Light Installations David Salomons 6th Edition Electric Illus

Price: £55.00

A practical guide to the various components and structure of electric lighting in the 1890s. This is the sixth edition.Still a very early work. With black and white illustrative vignettes throughout and 4 fold out plates....

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1891 Other Worlds Than Ours Richard Proctor Illustrated Folding Plate Mudie
1891 Other Worlds Than Ours Richard Proctor Illustrated Folding Plate Mudie

Price: £110.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of this work by Richard A Proctor.In an attractive blue marbled binding by Mudie.Illustrated throughout with seven full page plates, one folding plate and illustrations in the text.Richard Anthony Proctor...

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1892 Guide to the Science of Photo-Micrography by Edward C Bousfield
1892 Guide to the Science of Photo-Micrography by Edward C Bousfield

Price: £99.99

A reference Guide to the Science of Photo-Micrography by Edward C. Bousfield.Second edition.Entirely rewritten, and much enlarged.With photographs and illustrations.

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1892 Methods Animal and Vegetable Tissues Peter Wyatt Squire Bacteria Staining
1892 Methods Animal and Vegetable Tissues Peter Wyatt Squire Bacteria Staining

Price: £26.00

This is a scarce copy of the unusual title regarding victorian scientific methods.This interesting guide was written by Peter Wyatt Squire who acted as chemist to the medical staff of the Royal household from 1867, and was later knighted...

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1893 Lectures To Plumbers J Wright Clarke Illustrated Soldering Lead Work Traps
1893 Lectures To Plumbers J Wright Clarke Illustrated Soldering Lead Work Traps

Price: £35.00

An informative work on different aspects of the plumbing trade. With chapters and illustrations on lead work roofs, soldering and soil pipes. Includes black and white vignettes throughout.

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1893 Practical Treatise on Hydraulic and Water-Supply Engineering Fanning
1893 Practical Treatise on Hydraulic and Water-Supply Engineering Fanning

Price: £38.00

This is an illustrated edition of this practical text of hydraulic engineering.This text, the eleventh edition, covers various topics relating to water works including storage, distribution and construction of water-works....

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1894 Robert Ball High Heavens Nineteenth Century Astronomy Solar System Planets
1894 Robert Ball High Heavens Nineteenth Century Astronomy Solar System Planets

Price: £140.00

A Nineteenth Century astronomy book with some rather nice plates.With illustrative plates throughout, this particular volume makes for an interesting insight into Victorian astronomy, attitudes towards it and the technology available. ...

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1894 The Ethics of the Dust by John Ruskin Eighth Edition
1894 The Ethics of the Dust by John Ruskin Eighth Edition

Price: £95.00

A beautifully bound collection of lectures on the Elements of Crystallization.By John Ruskin, Honorary Student of Christ Church, and Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, etc. etc.Eighth Edition.

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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

Price: £19.00

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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1895 John Tyndall Six Lectures On Light Delivered In The United States 1872-1873
1895 John Tyndall Six Lectures On Light Delivered In The United States 1872-1873

Price: £46.99

Six Lectures on Light Delivered in the United States in 1872-1873 by John Tyndall. Illustrated with diagrams throughout and a portrait of Tyndall to frontispiece.Fifth edition.A prize presentation copy with ink inscription dated 1896...

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1895 Popular Readings in Science John Gall David Robertson Second Edition Calf
1895 Popular Readings in Science John Gall David Robertson Second Edition Calf

Price: £75.00

A collection of essays on numerous scientific topics. Second edition. Illustrated with diagrams in the text.

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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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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 Agnes Giberne Sun Moon and Stars Astronomy for Beginners
1898 Agnes Giberne Sun Moon and Stars Astronomy for Beginners

Price: £135.00

A beautifully bound book of astronomy.Agnes Giberne (1845 - 1939) was a prolific British author who wrote fiction with moral or religious themes for children and also books on astronomy for young people.Educated by governesses...

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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 Sound by John Tyndall Seventh Edition Illustrated
1898 Sound by John Tyndall Seventh Edition Illustrated

Price: £24.99

A scientific treatise on sound waves, and the properties of sound, from John Tyndall. Seventh edition.Illustrated with a frontispiece, many engravings in the text, and numerous plates.

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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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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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1902 Les Bases Scientifiques De L'Education Physique G Demeny Illustrations
1902 Les Bases Scientifiques De L'Education Physique G Demeny Illustrations

Price: £70.00

A copy of Demeny's work on the science of physical education.With vignette illustrations throughout, depicting anatomy and muscular action. From the Biblioteque Scientifique Internationale collection.

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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 The Eagle's Nest by John Ruskin Thirteenth Thousand
1902 The Eagle's Nest by John Ruskin Thirteenth Thousand

Price: £65.00

A beautifully bound collection of essays on the relation of Natural Science to Art.By John Ruskin, Honorary Student of Christ Church, and Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.Thirteenth Thousand.

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1902 The Steam Engine and Gas and Oil Engines John Perry Prize Binding Faraday
1902 The Steam Engine and Gas and Oil Engines John Perry Prize Binding Faraday

Price: £95.00

An ornately bound copy of John Perry's educational text.Illustrated, with numerous vignette diagrams throughout.Bound as a prize from The Electrical Standardizing Testing and Training Institution at Faraday House, London....

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1902 The Universe or The Infinitely Great and Little F A Pouchet Talwin Morris
1902 The Universe or The Infinitely Great and Little F A Pouchet Talwin Morris

Price: £68.00

Felix-Archimede Pouchet's accessible scientific encyclopaedia, entitled The Universe. New edition, revised and edited by J. R. Ainsworth, and bound in a lovely Art Nouveau Talwin Morris binding. Illustrated throughout with many plates,...

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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 Half Hour Library Half Hours in Air and Sky Marvels of the Universe
1903 The Half Hour Library Half Hours in Air and Sky Marvels of the Universe

Price: £45.00

An educational study on the air and sky.Illustrated with numerous vignettes throughout. Aimed at younger readers, from the Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature and Science series.In a Relfe Brothers binding.With discussions on clouds,...

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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 Price List of Apparatus Baird & Tatlock Teaching Sound Light Heat Mechanics
1904 Price List of Apparatus Baird & Tatlock Teaching Sound Light Heat Mechanics

Price: £195.00

A scarce edition of Baird and Tatlock's price list with illustrations and photographic plates.Along with black and white photographs of laboratories and numerous illustrations of apparatus, the catalogue includes terrestrial globes...

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1904 Silvanus Thompson Dynamo-Electric Machinery Vol I Electronics Manual
1904 Silvanus Thompson Dynamo-Electric Machinery Vol I Electronics Manual

Price: £90.00

A seventh edition copy of Silvanus Thompson's manual on dynamo-electric machinery, part of the 'Finsbury Technical Manuals' series. One contemporary insert of a machine diagram on transparent paper.Using fold-outs and diagrams...

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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 2vol The Automobile Construction of Modern Motor Cars Illus Uncommon
1905 2vol The Automobile Construction of Modern Motor Cars Illus Uncommon

Price: £130.00

An uncommon 'special edition enlarged' of this two volume work on the automobile, based on Gerard Lavergne's ' L'Automobile Sur Route'. Publisher's label to front endpapers of each volume reads 'This edition, being specially prepared...

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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 treatise on Ore and Stone Mining Illustrated Clement Le Neve Foster 6th
1905 A treatise on Ore and Stone Mining Illustrated Clement Le Neve Foster 6th

Price: £64.99

A thorough treatise on ore and stone mining with labelled diagrams and maps.Illustrated frontispiece of Carn Brea Tin Mine, Cornwall. Seven hundred and fifteen illustrations.This is the sixth edition revised and enlarged by Bennett...

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1905 Robert M. Neilson The Steam Turbine Third Edition Illustrated
1905 Robert M. Neilson The Steam Turbine Third Edition Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A third and revised edition of Neilson's The Steam Turbine.The book covers a range of topics regarding the steam engine, including its history, examples of its use and how it works.Index to the rear with a list of scientific publications...

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1906 Behavior of the Lower Organisms by H S Jennings First Edition
1906 Behavior of the Lower Organisms by H S Jennings First Edition

Price: £69.99

An attractive edition of Behavior of the Lower Organisms by H. S. Jennings.Assistant Professor of Zoology in the University of Pennsylvania.From the Columbia University Biological Series.

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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

Price: £39.99

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 Tunnel Shields and the Use of Compressed Air A C Copperthwaite Illustrated
1906 Tunnel Shields and the Use of Compressed Air A C Copperthwaite Illustrated

Price: £190.00

A scarce engineering text on the use of tunnel shields and compressed air. With chapters including The Shield: Its Early History, Cast Iron Lining for Tunnels, The Shield in Masonry Tunnels and more. Illustrated throughout with many...

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1906-1909 2 vols A Treatise on Surveying Middleton Chadwick Bogle Diagrams
1906-1909 2 vols A Treatise on Surveying Middleton Chadwick Bogle Diagrams

Price: £60.00

A scarce complete two part set of Middleton and Chadwick's treatise on surveying. Numerous illustrations and diagrams throughout with equations.Part one details chain surverying, optics, magnetism, the spirit bubble, insturments, traverse...

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1908 2 Vol Modern Power Generators Steam Electric Illustrated First Edition
1908 2 Vol Modern Power Generators Steam Electric Illustrated First Edition

Price: £230.00

A handsome first edition of James Weir French's Modern Power Generators.With 500 illustrations including 11 colour fold out plates, collation complete.James Weir French (1876-1953) was a Scottish engineer who specialised in the...

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1908 3vol International Correspondence Schools Reference Library Illus Nos 4,5,8
1908 3vol International Correspondence Schools Reference Library Illus Nos 4,5,8

Price: £95.00

An interesting collection of works by the International Correspondence Schools.With hundreds of in-text illustrations and 90 plates.Founded in 1890 in Scranton, USA, the International Schools Correspondence was created...

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1908 Essays Biographical Critical William Ramsay First Edition Science History
1908 Essays Biographical Critical William Ramsay First Edition Science History

Price: £34.00

A scarce first edition copy of this collection of history and chemistry essays.The thirteen essays printed here were published in journals or delivered at lectures which occured up to twenty five years before the publication of...

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1908 Light Science for Leisure Hour Richard A Proctor Reprint from Fifth Edition
1908 Light Science for Leisure Hour Richard A Proctor Reprint from Fifth Edition

Price: £45.00

A collection of essays by Richard Proctor discussing phenomena of natural science. Richard A Proctor was an English astronomer and fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He is best known for producing one of the earliest maps of...

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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

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 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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1909 Artificial and Natural Flight Sir Hiram S Maxim Aviation Illustrated
1909 Artificial and Natural Flight Sir Hiram S Maxim Aviation Illustrated

Price: £140.00

An illustrated work on aviation by inventor Hiram Stevens Maxim. Second edition. With numerous illustrations throughout.

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1910 John Perceval Lord Radium Mining Illustrated First Edition
1910 John Perceval Lord Radium Mining Illustrated First Edition

Price: £55.00

A scarce first edition of John Perceval Lord's Radium.With 11 plates.Here Lord discusses the sources, physical properties, and medical uses of radium.

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1910 Sewage Disposal Works Design Construction Easdale Tanks Filters Illus
1910 Sewage Disposal Works Design Construction Easdale Tanks Filters Illus

Price: £80.00

An informative work on the construction and technology behind sewers. With chapters including filters and tanks. Includes 155 black and white plates and a wide range of vignettes. Some advertisments from the time of publication to...

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1910 Sturt George Bourne The Ascending Effort Rural Sciences First Edition
1910 Sturt George Bourne The Ascending Effort Rural Sciences First Edition

Price: £55.00

A scarce first edition by George Sturt, under his pseudonym George Bourne.Dealing in his specialism of rural affairs, the work takes a more scientific slant, nonetheless making for an interesting insight into early Twentieth...

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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

Price: £19.99

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 Rubber Philip Schidrowitz Illustrated Industrial Manufacture
1911 Rubber Philip Schidrowitz Illustrated Industrial Manufacture

Price: £29.99

An Edwardian treatise on the uses and manufacturing of rubber. With many plates throughout, and diagrams in the text.

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1912 6 Vol Rankin Kennedy The Book of Modern Engines Illustrated First Edition
1912 6 Vol Rankin Kennedy The Book of Modern Engines Illustrated First Edition

Price: £175.00

An uncommon first edition, referencing copac, of Rankin Kennedy's The Book of Modern Engines.With hundreds of illustrations and 49 plates, collation complete.Volumes I and III have colour fold out illustrations to their front...

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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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1912 The Romance of Modern Engineering Illustrated Archibald Williams Bickers
1912 The Romance of Modern Engineering Illustrated Archibald Williams Bickers

Price: £130.00

An educational and accessible work on engineering at the turn of the century. In a Bickers and Sons binding as indicated by the binder's stamp to the verso of the front endpaper.Illustrated, with a total of twenty-four plates comprising...

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1912 The Romance of Modern Invention Archibald Williams Illustrated Telegraphy
1912 The Romance of Modern Invention Archibald Williams Illustrated Telegraphy

Price: £135.00

An accessible, educational work on modern invention and engineering.Written at the start of the twentieth century.In a Bickers and Sons binding as indicated by the binder's stamp to the verso of the front endpaper.Illustrated, with...

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1914 Electric Light Fitting S C Batstone Illustrated Electricity First
1914 Electric Light Fitting S C Batstone Illustrated Electricity First

Price: £39.99

A treatise on wiring for lightin, heating, and other domestic uses to which electricity can be applied, and the laying down of small private installations.Illustrated throughout with many vignettes.

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1914 Evaporation Cane and Beet Sugar Factory Illustrated Edward Koppeschaar
1914 Evaporation Cane and Beet Sugar Factory Illustrated Edward Koppeschaar

Price: £125.00

A theoretical and practical treatise on the application of evaporation in the cane and beet sugar industry. Nine black and white illustrated plates of factories, refineries and diagrams of evaporators. Each plate is complemented by...

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1914 I.C.S. Reference Library: Tramway Systems Railway Engineering Science Illus
1914 I.C.S. Reference Library: Tramway Systems Railway Engineering Science Illus

Price: £30.00

A 1914 copy of the I.C.S. textbook on tramways and electrical signalling, with black and white diagrams and fold-outs. The I.C.S. Reference Library works were "a series of textbooks prepared for the students of the international correspondece...

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

Price: £39.99

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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