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Catalogue of Printed Books.. [ Sotheby & Co., auction catalogue, sale date: 16-18 July, 1951 ]

by Sotheby & Co

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Used - The bibliographer and collector Michael Sadleir's copy, with a completed form letter from Sotheby's to him stapled to th
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unillustrated auction catalogue
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Yellow printed wrappers, 8vo, 25 cm,
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Sotheby & Co., unillustrated auction cataloguefor the sale held on 16th to 18th July 1951. Yellow printed wrappers, 8vo, 25 cm,. 72 pp. 867 lots. ... comprising a selection from the extensive scientific library of the late Professor Sir D'Arcy Thompson, C.B., F.R.S. (sold by order of the executors) including rare and curious books on mathematics, navigation, medicine… Read more about this item
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Early Editions of Euclid's Elements

by Thomas-Stanford, C

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1926
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Bibliographical Society, London, first edition, 1926. Original linen-backed boards, large 4to,. v-vii, 67 pp, XII plates some in red and black. 86 entries. Bibliographical Society Illustrated Monographs No. XX. Covers the 15th and 16th century editions. The author was led to collect and study these works by "the beauty of some of the books, and by the interest attaching… Read more about this item
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The works of Charles Darwin. Vol. 2 Journal of researches: Pt. 1 [with] Vol. 3 Journal of researches: Pt. 2. [ 2 vols, william Pickering, spine-titles: "Journal of the Beagle I [and] II" ]

by Darwin, C. ; Barrett, P.H. ; Freeman, R.B

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1986
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2 vols, cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,
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9781851960026
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Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Limited, London, 1986. 2 vols, cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,. 6, xiii, 240 + 241-497 pp, maps. From the introduction to volumes two and three: "This, Darwin's first book, originally appeared, with the subtitle Journal and Remarks. 1832-1836. as the third volume of Narrative of the Surveying Voyages. the whole edited by FitzRoy (Freeman… Read more about this item
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Victorian Lunacy : Richard M. Bucke and the Practice of Late Nineteenth-Century Psychiatry

by Shortt, S. E. D

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Used - A few corrections to the index marked in manuscript, otherwise Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper. Laid in is an article reprint
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1986
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9780521309998
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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, first edition, 1986. Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,. xvi, 207 pp, ills. From the blurb - "Using the career of Richard M. Bucke at the London Asylum in Canada as its focus, this book explores the theory and practice of late nineteenth-century psychiatry. The study describes the medical context that nurtured Victorian alienists, while their… Read more about this item
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Geschichte der Alchemie

by Schmieder, K.C

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1959 reprint of 1832 edition
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Arkana-Verlag, Ulm/Donau, 1959 reprint of 1832 edition. Cloth, gilt cover-title within border, 8vo, 21 cm,. xii, 612 pp. Very Good in a fingersoiled and slightly chipped dustwrapper.
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Descriptive sociology, or, Groups of sociological facts, classified and arranged by Herbert Spencer. Division III. [ No. 9.] Chinese, compiled and abstracted by E.T.C. Werner.. edited by H.R. Tedder

by Spencer, H. ; Werner, E.T.C. ; Tedder, H.R

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Used - Some abrasions to boards with slight loss of text, minor library marks (small case number on front board, small sticker and acce
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1910
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Cloth-backed boards, folio, 50 cm,
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Williams and Norgate, London, first edition, 1910. Cloth-backed boards, folio, 50 cm,. v, 312 p, 10 folding tables. Scarce. Effectively a huge encyclopedia of Chinese civilization providing a mass of carefully selected material not readily available elsewhere and now of interest both for its content and its significance in the history of western studies of China. From… Read more about this item
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The Library of the Earls of Macclesfield Removed from Shirburn Castle. Part Five: Science I-O. [ Sotheby's, auction catalogue, sale date: 14 April, 2005 ]

The Library of the Earls of Macclesfield Removed from Shirburn Castle. Part Five: Science I-O. [ Sotheby's, auction catalogue, sale date: 14 April, 2005 ]

by Sotheby's

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Used - Ccorners slightly bumped, library label pasted on half-title, otherwise Very Good
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2005
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Sotheby's, London, auction catalogue for the sale held on 14th April, 2005. Cloth, 4to, mounted cover illustration, 28 cm,. 339 pp, plates, ills. Lots 1091-1571. The introduction describes the relations of Isaac Newton with John Collins and William Jones and the Catalogue includes some 22 Newton lots. Ccorners slightly bumped, library label pasted on half-title, otherwise Very Good.… Read more about this item
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Early Science in Oxford. Volumes 1 to 11 and 13 to 15 [ 14 volumes of 15 volume set, lacking volume 12. ]
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Early Science in Oxford. Volumes 1 to 11 and 13 to 15 [ 14 volumes of 15 volume set, lacking volume 12. ]

by Gunther, R.T.

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Used - Various ownership inscriptions to front endpapers and gift inscriptions in 2 volumes, volumes 1, 6, 7, 11 & 13 are ex-librar
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1923 to 1967
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Cloth, 8vo,
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Privately printed [variously 'for the Subscribers' and ''for the author'], Oxford, first editions, 1923 to 1967. Cloth, 8vo,. various paginations, plates. A near complete set of Gunther's highly regarded history of early science in Oxford, lacking just volume 12 but including the biography of Gunther published posthumously to complete the set. (This volume 15 is slightly non-uniform with… Read more about this item
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L'âge d'or des Sciences Arabes : exposition présentée a` l'Institut du monde arabe, Paris, 25 octobre 2005-19 mars 2006
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L'âge d'or des Sciences Arabes : exposition présentée a` l'Institut du monde arabe, Paris, 25 octobre 2005-19 mars 2006

by Audouze, Jean Djebbar, Ahmed Institut du monde, arabe

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Used - Near Fine
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2005
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Laminated pictorial boards, 4to, 29 cm,
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9782742756728
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Actes Sud, Arles, first edition, 2005. Laminated pictorial boards, 4to, 29 cm,. 320, [5] pp, colour ills. 176 entries. Text in French. Near Fine.
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The Signatures in the First Journal-Book and the Charter-Book of the Royal Society : Being a Facsimile of the Signatures of the Founders, Patrons, and Fellows of the Society from the Year 1660 Down to the Present Time. [With] Supplement
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The Signatures in the First Journal-Book and the Charter-Book of the Royal Society : Being a Facsimile of the Signatures of the Founders, Patrons, and Fellows of the Society from the Year 1660 Down to the Present Time. [With] Supplement

by Royal Society

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Used - Near Fine set
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1987
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Cloth, gilt cover device, folio, (and supplement in printed wrappers, folio),
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9780854031153
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Royal Society, London, fourth edition, 1980 and supplement to fourth edition, 1987. Cloth, gilt cover device, folio, (and supplement in printed wrappers, folio),. ix, 128 pp, facs (with supplement of 12 pp). The main volume provides facsimiles of signatures of founders, patrons and fellows from 1660 to 1979. From the introduction: "Since the appearance of the third edition… Read more about this item
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Nature and Nature's Laws: Documents of the Scientific Revolution

Nature and Nature's Laws: Documents of the Scientific Revolution

by Hall, M.B

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Used - Name and date on front free endpaper, slightly rubbed, top edge slightly dust-stained, otherwise Good
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1970
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Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,
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9780333069189
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Macmillan & Co. Ltd, London, first UK edition, 1970. Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,. xii, 381, [2] pp, 12 ills. Name and date on front free endpaper, slightly rubbed, top edge slightly dust-stained, otherwise Good.
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Physics at the Royal Society during Newton's Presidency

by Heilbron, J.L

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Used - Stamped number and manuscript date on front wrapper, otherwise Very Good
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1983
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William Andrews Clark Memorial Library [UCLA], Los Angeles, first edition, 1983. Printed wrappers, 8vo,. xiv, 123, [2] pp. 12 figs., 10 tables, index. Stamped number and manuscript date on front wrapper, otherwise Very Good.
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Antiquarian Horology [ Journal of the Antiquarian Horological Society ] March 2000 - September 2010 [ 43 issues, unbroken run]

by Darken, J. (editor) ; de Clercq, P. (editor) ; Antiquarian Horological Society

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Used - Very Good clean copies
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Antiquarian Horological Society
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43 issues, laminated illustrated wrappers, small 4to,
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Antiquarian Horological Society,. 43 issues, laminated illustrated wrappers, small 4to,. typically around 100-150 pages per issue, numerous ills. A complete unbroken run of this high-quality journal for the period March 2000-September 2010 ( Volume 25 No. 3 -Volume 32 No. 3 inclusive). . Each issue contains a number of articles by experts in the field, the AHS programme,… Read more about this item
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The Belgica Expedition Centennial: Perspectives on Antarctic Science and History : Proceedings of the Belgica Centennial Symposium, 14-16 May 1998, Brussels

by Broyer, C. de ; Decleir, H. ; Belgica Centennial Symposium

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2001
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Illustrated boards, large 8vo, 31 cm,
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9789054873136
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VUB Brussels University Press, Brussels, first edition, 2001. Illustrated boards, large 8vo, 31 cm,. 367 pp, ills (some colour), maps. From the publisher's description: "On 16 August 1897, captain Adrien de Gerlache left Antwerp for the Antarctic with an international crew on a robust three-master, the Belgica. This expedition was the first Antarctic expedition of a purely scientific… Read more about this item
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Theorie des Nombres. Le calcul des nombres entiers. Le calcul des nombres rationnels. La divisibilité arithmétique

by Lucas, E

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Used - Front board a little marked, otherwise Fine
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1979 reprint (printed by Floch)
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Later cloth, gilt spine-titles, original wrappers bound in, 8vo,
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1979 reprint (printed by Floch) of the 1958 Albert Blanchard edition. . Later cloth, gilt spine-titles, original wrappers bound in, 8vo,. xxxiv, 520, [1] pp, diagrams. Front board a little marked, otherwise Fine.
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The first three sections of Newton's Principia : with copious notes and illustrations, and a great variety of deductions and problems

by Carr, J

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Used - Boards rubbed and marked, plates somewhat spotted with one or two short tears to folds, otherwise Good
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1826
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Contemporary boards, neatly rebacked in modern cloth, paper spine-label, 8vo, 22 cm
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Printed for Deighton and Sons, Cambridge, second edition, improved and enlarged, 1826. Contemporary boards, neatly rebacked in modern cloth, paper spine-label, 8vo, 22 cm. [iii]-iv, [5]-183 pp, numerous diagrams on 6 folding plates. One of a number of explanatory texts for students issued in the first half of the 19th century. Boards rubbed and marked, plates somewhat… Read more about this item
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The Origins and Development of the Scientific and Technological Periodical Press, 1665-1790

by Kronick, D.A

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1976
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Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, second edition, 1976. Cloth, 8vo,. xvi, 336 pp. [T]he narrative that follows... is devoted primarily to an exploration of the forms which serial publication took in the period covered. After a discussion of the historical background and the antecedents of the scientific periodical, the emphasis in this study will be solely on the formal aspects… Read more about this item
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Über eine alchemistische Handschrift des 14. Jahrhunderts und ihr Verhältnis zu Albertus Magnus' Buch "De Mineralibus". [ Offprint from: Archiv fur Geschichte der Mathematik, der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik. 12. 1929 ]

by Paneth, F

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Used - Wrappers age-toned and chipped and torn at edges with some loss, otherwise Good
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1929
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Printed wrappers, 8vo,
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F. C. W. Vogel, Leipzig, offprint, 1929. Printed wrappers, 8vo,. 13 pp. Wrappers age-toned and chipped and torn at edges with some loss, otherwise Good.
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Catalogo degli Strumenti del Museo di Storia della Scienza

by Istituto e museo di storia della scienza; Righini Bonelli, Maria Luisa

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Used - Copy No. 217. Elegant booklabel on front inside wrapper, rear wrapper chipped with some edge-loss, contents agetoned, otherwise
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1954
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Leo S. Olschki, Firenze, first edition, 1954. Printed wrappers, 8vo, 25 cm,. vii, 394, [1] pp,16 plates, 89 ills. Copy No. 217. Elegant booklabel on front inside wrapper, rear wrapper chipped with some edge-loss, contents agetoned, otherwise Good. Tipped-in at the front is the front panel and blurb of a dustwrapper from the hardcover version… Read more about this item
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Georg Agricola, 1494-1555 : Leben und Werk

by Darmstaedter, E

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Used - Ex-library, wrappers detached and torn with loss at corners, lacking most of backstrip; library stamps and marks, a reading cop
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1926
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Illustrated printed wrappers, 8vo, 24 cm,
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Verlag der Munchner Drucke, München, first edition, 1926. Illustrated printed wrappers, 8vo, 24 cm,. 96 pp, ills, facs. A biographical and bibliographical study of the author famous for his De Re Metallica. Ex-library, wrappers detached and torn with loss at corners, lacking most of backstrip; library stamps and marks, a reading copy.
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