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The Book of Science: A Familiar Introduction to the Principles of Natural Philosophy , Adapted to the Comprehension of Young People. Part II. Hydrostatics and Pneumatics.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1835. 58p, [1], in text illustrations. 14cm. Cloth covers; contemporary cloth, sewn, covering. Slight spotting, foxing. In good condition. Uncommon.
Item #19252
Price: $85.00
The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Volume 1. 1832.
London: Charles Knight, 1832. iv, 389p, [3p], illustrations, index. 29cm. Quarter sheep and marbled paper boards; morocco spine label in gilt. Covers are scuffed, leather chipped, label is chipped; occasional foxed page; gutter stain in first pages. Includes an early review of Charles Babbage's The Economy of Machinery and Manufacturers (London 1832), which was more than a glimpse of the manufacturing processes in Great Britain and the most influential book on operational research in the nineteenth century. With an eclectic assortment of articles on many subjects including an early review of theNatural Bridge in Virginia, which was a popular tourist destination at that time. A better than good copy.
Item #6910
Price: $100.00
Subatomic Monster.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1985. 213p. 21cm. First edition. Black cloth back and yellow paper boards; dust jacket. Signed and inscribed on the title page to one of his publishers. Minor wear to jacket. In fine condition.
Item #16070
Price: $250.00
Geometrie und Erfahrung. Erweiterte Fassung des Festvortrages gehalten an der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin am 27. Januar 1921. Mit 2 Textabbildungen.
Berlin: Julius Springer, 1921. 20p. 22cm. Printed wrappers with adds on the back cover, recto and verso. Slightly soiled, corners slightly bumped; slightly faded. In very good condition.
Item #19918
Price: $125.00
Lettres sur L'Èlectricite, Dans lesquelles on examine les dècouvertes qui ont ètè faites sur cette matiere depuis l'annèe 1752, & les consèquences que l'on en peut tirer. Avec figures en taille-douce. Nouvelle èdition. (Volume 1). abbé Nollet, Jean Antoine.
Lettres sur L'Èlectricite, Dans lesquelles on examine les dècouvertes qui ont ètè faites sur cette matiere depuis l'annèe 1752, & les consèquences que l'on en peut tirer. Avec figures en taille-douce. Nouvelle èdition. (Volume 1)
Paris: Durand, 1774. xii, 251p, fold out plates. 17 cm. Bound in mottled calf with gilt spine, raised bands and red morocco title labels in gilt; edges red; marbled endpapers. Corners bumped, rubbed, top corner edge of the front cover has short abrasions; prior owner's neat signature on the verso of the front free endpaper. In very good condition.
Item #21662
Price: $200.00
The literary and scientific class book, embracing the leading facts and principles of science with many difficult words explained at the heads of the lessons, and questions annexed for examination. Selected from the Rev. John Platts' Literary and scientific class book, and from various other sources.
Keene, N.H. John Prentiss, 1827. Frontispiece, xii, 318p, 6 plates. 18cm. Full leather with a black morocco spine label in gilt. Frontispiece repeated, one torn at the bottom edge. Somewhat rubbed; prior owner's contemporary statement of ownership on front free endpaper; foxing. In very good condition. Scarce.
Item #19260
Price: $200.00
The Lives of a Cell.
New York: Viking Press, 1974. 153p. 21cm. Blue cloth back and green paper boards; dust jacket. One corner lightly bumped; jacket very lightly soiled. A near fine copy.
Item #8811
Price: $125.00
Causality and Scientific Explanation. [2 volumes]
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1972, 1974. Volume 1: Medieval and Early Classical Science, xi, 288p, bibliography, index; volume 2: Classical and Contemporary Science, xi, 422p, bibliography, index. 22cm. Blue cloth with gilt titling; dust jackets. Minor wear to the jackets. Fine copies in near fine jackets.
Item #20901
Price: $100.00
The Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-Book of Facts in Science and Art.
Boston: Gould, Kendall, and Lincoln, 1850. [4p. ad], Frontispiece, 392p, index, 18p, ads. 20cm. Stamped blue cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Corners slightly bumped, minor wear to the edges; slightly soiled; prior owner's small bookplate on the front cover pastedown. In very good condition.
Item #19259
Price: $85.00