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1564 Il Metamorfosi Metallico et Humano Di Giovanni Battista Nazari Alchemy 1st
1564 Il Metamorfosi Metallico et Humano Di Giovanni Battista Nazari Alchemy 1st

Price: £3,800.00

An extremely scarce work on alchemical transformation and allegorical alchemy.This work mostly speaks of the alchemical transformation of metals but also discusses humans. It is an extended allegory in the form of several dreams....

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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 A Compendious System of Natural Philosophy with Notes Third Ed J Rowning
1738 A Compendious System of Natural Philosophy with Notes Third Ed J Rowning

Price: £600.00

John Rowning's chief scientific work. Comprising of parts I-III in their entirety, bound as one volume. The work is bound in a peculiar fashion in the order of Part I, Part II continued, Part III continued, Part II and Part III....

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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 Benjamin Baddam Memoirs of the Royal Society
1739 Benjamin Baddam Memoirs of the Royal Society

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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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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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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1774 Rational Recreations W Hooper Natural Philosophy Pyrotechnics Plates First
1774 Rational Recreations W Hooper Natural Philosophy Pyrotechnics Plates First

Price: £135.00

A scarce first edition volume of this work on scientific experiments.Volume IV of IV.With all 14 folding plates called for in this volume.Volume four covers experiments in pneumatics, hydrology and pyrotechnics with an appendix...

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1774-1782 4vol Rational Recreations Conjuring Pyrotechnics Optics W Hooper
1774-1782 4vol Rational Recreations Conjuring Pyrotechnics Optics W Hooper

Price: £495.00

A collection of works on scientific and mathematical experiments.With all four volumes. Volume I contains arithmetical and mechanical experiments; volume II, experiments in optics, chromatics and acoustics; volume III, electrical and...

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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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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 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 3vols Tracts on Mathematical and Philosophical Subjects Charles Hutton Ill
1812 3vols Tracts on Mathematical and Philosophical Subjects Charles Hutton Ill

Price: £495.00

A mathematical work by Charles Hutton.Illustrated throughout, with ten plates and numerous vignettes across all volumes. This work contains several tracts by Hutton on mathematical and philosophical studies. It contains articles...

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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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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 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 The Newtonian System of Philosophy Explained by Familiar Objects Telescope
1827 The Newtonian System of Philosophy Explained by Familiar Objects Telescope

Price: £500.00

The most famous work from the 'Tom Telescope' series.In a lovely calf binding with tooled detailing.Illustrated, with a folding frontispiece and numerous vignette diagrams throughout.The 'Tom Telescope' series originated from publisher...

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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 Arcana of Science and Art or One Thousand Popular Inventions Illustrated
1828 Arcana of Science and Art or One Thousand Popular Inventions Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A scarce volume of this scientific work.Illustrated with 12 plates and and two vignettes in the text, and a folding plan of the grounds of the Zoological gardens of Regent's Park.'Abridged from the transactions of public societies,...

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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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1831 The Working Man's Companion Results of Machinery Third Edition Employment
1831 The Working Man's Companion Results of Machinery Third Edition Employment

Price: £50.00

The third edition of The Working Man's Companion.It contains a recent history of the advancement of machinery, written during the time of the industrial revolution, for the common worker of Britain.

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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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1833 Dr Grey Memoria Technica Artifical Memory Brain Training Lowe Mnemonics
1833 Dr Grey Memoria Technica Artifical Memory Brain Training Lowe Mnemonics

Price: £60.00

An early nineteenth century work on improving memory.Richard Grey was an English churchman and author, archdeacon of Bedford from 1757. He is now remembered for his Memoria Technica, a work on a memory system.The book went through...

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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 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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1839-42 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 A Treatise on the Elements of Algebra Rev B Bridge Eleventh Edition Maths
1842 A Treatise on the Elements of Algebra Rev B Bridge Eleventh Edition Maths

Price: £40.00

The eleventh edition of this mathematical work.This work discusses the elements of algebra, such as algebraic fractions, the evolution of numbers, algebraic quantities, quadratic equations and many more topics.Written by Reverend B...

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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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1842 Traite Elementaire de La Science de L'Homme Considere Sous Tous Ses Rapport
1842 Traite Elementaire de La Science de L'Homme Considere Sous Tous Ses Rapport

Price: £60.00

The first volume of this scientific work.In the original French.This is only volume I of three of this text. This 1842 publication is the first and only edition of this work.It would appear that this volume...

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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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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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1856 The Language of the Eye Illustrated Joseph Turnley Optometry Science Medic
1856 The Language of the Eye Illustrated Joseph Turnley Optometry Science Medic

Price: £70.00

An early edition of this fascinating piece of literary criticism.Published the same year as the first, which seems to have green boards rather than red.Illustrated, with ten plates throughout. This work discusses the organ of the eye...

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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 Humphrey Lloyd Elementary Treatise on the Wave-Theory of Light Second Ed
1857 Humphrey Lloyd Elementary Treatise on the Wave-Theory of Light Second Ed

Price: £58.00

An attractively bound work on Physics.The second edition, with additions.Illustrated with figures in the text.With the bookplate of Sir Andrew Noble, a Scottish physicist noted for his work on ballistics and gunnery. Humphrey Lloydwas...

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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 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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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 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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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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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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1875-88 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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1876-1897 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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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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1879-1881 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 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 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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1882 Essai L'Economie Rurale de L'Angleterre LAVERGNE
1882 Essai L'Economie Rurale de L'Angleterre LAVERGNE

Price: £89.99

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

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1882 Hans Landolt Handbook of Polariscope Light Measurement Illustrated Diagrams
1882 Hans Landolt Handbook of Polariscope Light Measurement Illustrated Diagrams

Price: £90.00

An scarce work on the practical applications of a polariscope.A polarimeter is an instrument for measuring the polarization of light, and especially for determining the effect of a substance in rotating the place of polarization of...

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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 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 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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1887 Weather Charts and Storm Warnings by robert H Scott Illustrated Third Ed
1887 Weather Charts and Storm Warnings by robert H Scott Illustrated Third Ed

Price: £55.00

A third edition work on weather and storm prediction.With three plates, and numerous figures in the text.With publisher's advertisements to the rear. An interesting work and informative work.

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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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1889 The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs Third Edition Charles Darwin
1889 The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs Third Edition Charles Darwin

Price: £775.00

A scientific work regarding coral reefs by Charles Darwin.This work was Darwin's first monograph and produces his theory of the formation of coral reefs and atolls.The third edition of this text.With three very bright colour plates....

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1890 3vols Darwin The Expression of the Emotions and The Variation of Animals
1890 3vols Darwin The Expression of the Emotions and The Variation of Animals

Price: £675.00

Three volumes of works by Charles Darwin.The second edition of both works.With seven plates to The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals as called for.In lovely uniform bindings with the crest of Downing College, Cambridge...

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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 Electricity and Magnetism Amedee Guillemin Silvans P Thompson Illustrated
1891 Electricity and Magnetism Amedee Guillemin Silvans P Thompson Illustrated

Price: £55.00

An interesting scientific work from the late nineteenth century.Illustrated, with a colour frontispiece, nineteen plates and numerous vignettes. An English translation of frenchman Amedee Guillemin's work. Revised and edited by Silvanus...

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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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1892 Sunshine Natures Story Book Series Amy Johnson Illustrated Science Learning
1892 Sunshine Natures Story Book Series Amy Johnson Illustrated Science Learning

Price: £34.00

An educational work on sunshine and light.Published as a part of the 'Nature's story-books' series by Macmillan and Co.Illustrated, with numerous vignette diagrams. Written by Amy Johnson, a scholar who was a Science teacher and former...

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1892 The Fairy Land of Science Arabella Burton Buckley Ex Libris S C Whitbread
1892 The Fairy Land of Science Arabella Burton Buckley Ex Libris S C Whitbread

Price: £90.00

A nicely bound copy of this educational work.With 'Twenty-Seventh Thousand' to the title page.Illustrated, with a frontispiece, numerous vignettes and several plates.From the library of Samuel Charles Whitbread an English Brewer and...

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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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1893-97 2Vol A Treatise on Chemistry H E Roscoe Volume II Metals Parts 1&2 Illus
1893-97 2Vol A Treatise on Chemistry H E Roscoe Volume II Metals Parts 1&2 Illus

Price: £175.00

A two volume set of this work on Chemistry.Parts I and II of Volume II, the Metals. The complete second volume.Henry Roscoe was an English chemist. He was particularly noted for his early work on vanadium. He was also noted for his...

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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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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 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 A Plain and Easy Account of British Fungi Illustrated M C Cooke Botany
1898 A Plain and Easy Account of British Fungi Illustrated M C Cooke Botany

Price: £65.00

A work on British fungi.Illustrated, with twenty colour plates.Collated, complete.This is the sixth edition, revised of this particular study. Written by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke, an English botanist and mycologist. Cooke wrote...

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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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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 Other Worlds Than Ours Richard A Proctor Space Illustrated Astronomy
1902 Other Worlds Than Ours Richard A Proctor Space Illustrated Astronomy

Price: £85.00

A beautifully bound work on astronomy by Richard A Proctor.In a Bumpus tree calf prize binding for Stanmore Park with their crest gilt stamped to the front board.Illustrated throughout, with seven full page plates including one folding...

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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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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 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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1904 The Various Contrivances by Which Orchids are Fertilised By Insects Darwin
1904 The Various Contrivances by Which Orchids are Fertilised By Insects Darwin

Price: £90.00

A work on the fertilisation of orchids.Written by Charles Darwin.In the original cloth, with publisher's advertisements to the rear. This is the popular edition, being the seventh impression of the second edition, as stated to title...

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

Price: £140.00

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

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

Price: £140.00

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

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1905 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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1905 The Gases of the Atmosphere Sir William Ramsay Third Edition Illustrated
1905 The Gases of the Atmosphere Sir William Ramsay Third Edition Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An interesting and educational scientific work by Sir William Ramsay.Illustrated, with nine portrait plates of notable figures.The third edition of this text.In a school binding from Monkton Combe boarding school near Bath, Somerset.Sir...

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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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1909 The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex Charles Darwin
1909 The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex Charles Darwin

Price: £75.00

A work of evolutionary theory by Charles Darwin.In original green cloth binding.This is a reprint edition of the second edition from 1874.With several vignette figures and diagrams throughout.The Descent of Man applies evolutionary...

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1909 The Recent Development of Physical Science W C Dampier Whetham Illustrated
1909 The Recent Development of Physical Science W C Dampier Whetham Illustrated

Price: £55.00

An interesting work on physical science.Illustrated, with fourteen plates and several in text illustrations.William Cecil Dampier Whetham was a British scientist and science historian. He is known for developing a method of extracting...

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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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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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1916 Robert Bridges Address Swindon Branch Worker's Educational Association
1916 Robert Bridges Address Swindon Branch Worker's Educational Association

Price: £45.00

A first edition pamphlet of Bridge's address.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist. The address was given to the Swindon Branch of the Worker's Educational Association...

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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 Machine Drawing for Engineering Students Thomas Jones Illustrated Scarce
1918 Machine Drawing for Engineering Students Thomas Jones Illustrated Scarce

Price: £50.00

An uncommon edition of this illustrated textbook for engineering students by Thomas Jones. Contains detailed definitions of various machine mechanisms and drawing excercises.With a frontispiece and detailed technical illustrations...

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1919 The Production And Treatments Of Vegetable Oils T W Chalmers Illus
1919 The Production And Treatments Of Vegetable Oils T W Chalmers Illus

Price: £35.00

An interesting volume providing insight into the production and treatment of vegetable oils. Includes sections on refining oil, machinery used and extraction by chemical solvents. With 7 fold out plates and vignettes throughout.

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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 Classification and Uses of Finger Prints Sir Edward Henry Fifth Edition
1922 Classification and Uses of Finger Prints Sir Edward Henry Fifth Edition

Price: £85.00

This is a fifth edition of the well illustrated account of the scientific and legal background of finger prints.This edition comes with folding diagrams and fascimiles of finger prints and finger printing details. This guide...

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

Price: £49.99

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

Price: £44.99

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

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1925 Discovery or the Spirit and Service of Science R A Gregory Armorial Binding
1925 Discovery or the Spirit and Service of Science R A Gregory Armorial Binding

Price: £36.00

A collection of essays on the development and role of science in society. With eight full page plates.Discovery is divided into twelve chapters of which discuss scientific motive, conquest of disease, belief and evidence as well as...

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1927 Sanitary Engineering Francis Wood Town Drainage Sewage Refuse Disposal
1927 Sanitary Engineering Francis Wood Town Drainage Sewage Refuse Disposal

Price: £42.00

An informative work on sanitary engineering. Contains chapters on earth pressure, sewage pumping and house and land drainage. With 4 fold out plates of diagrams.

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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

Price: £29.99

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

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1929 James Hopwood Jeans Astronomy And Cosmogony With Illustrative Plates
1929 James Hopwood Jeans Astronomy And Cosmogony With Illustrative Plates

Price: £85.00

A volume on astronomy and cosmogony, by English astromoner James Hopwood Jeans.With seven plates, as well as vignettes throughout, the volume makes for a comprehensive study of its subjects, from the authoritative authorship of the...

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1929 Jameson's Manufacturors' Practical Recipes New Revised Pigment Perfume
1929 Jameson's Manufacturors' Practical Recipes New Revised Pigment Perfume

Price: £64.99

A scarce collection of processes and recipes for the Manufacture of Commodities in all the Arts and Industries.An updated version of the first published collection of Jameson's recipes from 1897, brought back by popular demand.Recipes...

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1929 The Case of Miss R by Alfred Adler Psychology Very Scarce First English Ed
1929 The Case of Miss R by Alfred Adler Psychology Very Scarce First English Ed

Price: £225.00

The first English edition of this early psychological work by Alfred Adler. Adler (1870 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology. His emphasis on the importance...

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1930 Quantitative Organic Microanalysis by Fritzl Pregl Translated into English
1930 Quantitative Organic Microanalysis by Fritzl Pregl Translated into English

Price: £26.00

A scarce copy of Quantitative Organic Microanalysis by Fritz Pregl.Second English Edition.Translated from the Third Revised and Enlarged German Edition by Ernest Fyleman.With 51 illustrations.

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1930 Romance of the Heavens Astronomy Illustrated Gerald Beavis
1930 Romance of the Heavens Astronomy Illustrated Gerald Beavis

Price: £80.00

An uncommon work on astronomy from the 1930s. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographic plates.

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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 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 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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