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    • MACMILLAN & CO, 1894
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    • Description: SECOND EDITION Text illustrations. Original publisher's cloth, an exceptionally good copy. Ownership signature of the writer and electrical engineer F[ranz] J[osphe] Dommerque. Scarce second edition of Heaviside's collected works in all aspects of electricity, practical and theoretical. First printed two years earlier, many of the papers had originally appeared in the Philosophical Magazine and The Electrician. He deals with "theoretical aspects of problems in telegraphy and electrical transmission, making use of an unusual calculatory method called operational calculus, now better known as... Lisez plus
    • MALLET-BACHELIER, 1859
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION With 14 folding plates. Contemporary marbled boards backed in pebbled calf; some foxing, especially in the text toward the end of each volume, otherwise a very good copy with the stamp of the Bibliotheque de Sichel with its motto, "Nihil sine opera.". First edition of Billet's fundamental textbook of optics, with emphasis on polarization, refracting and interference. He opens with basic theories and constants of optics, vibratory movements, diffraction, polarized and unpolarized light, and proceeds to detail the new principles of geometric optics, double circular refraction, r... Lisez plus
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    • JOHN MURRAY, 1856
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Complete with half-title, frontispiece, small vignette of Prince Tshukuma on the title page, large folding plate of plans of the ship Pleiad, folding map of rivers. Half morocco over linen, gilt spine; a very nice copy with stamp of the Glasgow Philosophical Society on the title page. First edition of this exciting and lively narrative of Baikie's successful government sponsored expedition up the Niger river and its tributary, the Benue. The expedition managed to journey an additional 250 miles further up the river than previous ones. It was on this trip that Baikie discovered... Lisez plus
    • LIBRERIA DE NICOLAS MOYA, 1920
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    • Description: FIRST AND ONLY EDITION Publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt spine, very minor wear; green patterned endpapers, interior excellent. First and only edition, very rare, of this book of meditations, often humorous, by the father of neuroscience. These chácharas ("chitchats") were born from Cajal's participation in tertulias at Café Suizo, once a locus of Spanish culture where intellectuals gathered daily for lively discussion. These ruminations recall the dialogues of "philosophers ancient and modern, from Plato and Epicurus to Schopenhauer and Herbert Spencer; and we rendered enthusiastic venerati... Lisez plus
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    • Description: Signed by the artist in the lower right corner and dated Paris, [19]38. With two small tears expertly repaired. Lois M. Jones (1905-1998) was an influential African-American artist whose internationally recognized career spanned from the period of the Harlem Renaissance through the late 1990's. Despite the pervasive gender and racial discrimination of the time, Jones won a scholarship to the Boston Museum School and continued her studies at Harvard, Columbia, and Howard (where she later became an instructor). She was also a co-founder of a group known as "The Little Paris Studio," an influe... Lisez plus
    • SOCIETATIS ASPIRANTIUM CURA,[ANGELUS TAMUS] ON COLOPHON, 1600
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Some mispagination, but collates complete, with errata. Printer's device depicting snakes in water on the title page, woodcut initials, and a large woodcut above the colophon. Contemporary stiff paper binding with handwritten title on the spine; text block crisp and clean. With the bookplate of Kevin J. Fraser on the paste-down. First edition of this rare work on the causes and treatment of gout. By the end of the sixteenth century, medical knowledge of gout had not progressed much past theories of the humours or wild guesses regarding diet. Purging and bleeding to restore bal... Lisez plus
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    • JOHN MURRAY, 1932
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION With 20 plates of photographic images, numerous text illustrations, and 2 folding plates. Original cloth, dust jacket in good condition with some soiling, nicks, and minor loss to upper and lower spine and back cover, plus pencil markings on the back cover and back flap; interior very good, with a few notes in pencil by a previous owner. With the bookplate of Arnold Thackray on the paste-down. First edition of one of the author's most important works. This book was intended to appeal to the general reading public as well as students of science and discusses radioactive element... Lisez plus
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    • JOHN MURRAY, 1828
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Original cloth-backed boards, spine label; overall in superb condition. From the libraries of the Essex Institute, Francis Peabody Library, and Arnold Thackray, with both bookplates present. First edition and considered "very scarce and not in the usual chemical bibliographies" (Neville). Noted as a significant book in the development of the theory of chemical combination, in which the combining weights of the known elements are presented in tabular form. It is also important because it gave an experimental basis to Dalton's atomic theory and brought the use of equivalent weig... Lisez plus
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    • LUCAM BERTELLUM; CHRISTOPHER GRYPHIUM, 1564
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    • Description: FIRST EDITIONS Title page to each work. Three lovely woodblock text initials. Half-calf with paper boards; some leaves lightly water-stained along lower corners, otherwise an excellent copy. First edition of two rare treatises on syphilis. "In this classic work on 'the French disease,' Fallopius wrote more knowingly of the Europe-wide scourge of syphilis than previous authors on the subject and was one of the first to oppose the use of mercury in its treatment." Posthumously printed, Fallopius (1523-1562) was a surgeon and professor at Ferrar, Pisa and Padua where he succeeded his own teach... Lisez plus
    • BENJ. MOTTE, 1727
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    • Description: Fourth 8vo. edition Complete with frontispiece portrait in volume 1, with inscription within oval frame, 5 maps and 1 plate of symbols, woodcut head- and tailpieces. Contemporary calf; a number of leaves browned or waterstained, especially on the preliminary and end blank leaves, otherwise a very nice copy from the collection of Nathaniel E. Stein, late President of the Manuscript Society. Despite "second edition" on both title pages, Terrink cites this as the fourth octavo edition; three editions were published the prior year. These are the voyages of the Captain Gulliver, whose (unintende... Lisez plus
    • PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR, 1746
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION With woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. Full black morocco, gilt titled to upper cover; some foxing. First edition of the author's rare essay on electrical induction with his descriptions of a series of experiments. Martin regarded electricity as a type of subtle matter, the various phenomena being produced by its vibrations, as first suggested by Newton in his Doctrine of Light. He explains his concepts of electric virtue, the qualities of electric fire (as opposed to fire from lightning), and the nature of bodies (including animal) that are infused with electricity. Mar... Lisez plus
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    • MANUSCRIPT AND PAINTING WITH MONOTYPE, 1923
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    • Description: 14 pp. 24 plates, each with decorative separate title page, numbered and with title of painting . Each painting is double page with cut out for painting with tissue cover. 16 pages of quotations and poems from Blake, Tennyson and Goethe, Amaranth & Asphodel, and songs all finely decorated. Original calf binding with the author's wife's initials on front cover, probably bound especially for her. Lisez plus
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    • TICKNOR REED AND FIELDS, 1850
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    • Description: Title in red and black with publisher's ads dated March 1, 1850 between front endpapers. With all first issue points. Original blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine; text lightly toned with a couple of insignificant stains on lower fore-edge of a few leaves. A superb copy, possibly re-cased and preserved in a morocco clamshell box with a scarlet "A" applique on front cover. First edition, first issue of one of the great classic of American literature. Printed in a limited edition of 2500 copies. Lisez plus
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    • GEORGE ELD, 1610
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    • Description: First edition in English Woodcut device on title. Contemporary calf rebacked with original backstrip laid down, both covers stamped with central gilt decoration; first two leaves repaired on edges, minor browning to fore-edges, otherwise a very nice copy with the ownership signature on title of Dan Baker dated 1822 as well as inscription that the book was "purchased from Dan Baker by J.M. Moore" dated 1824. First edition in English, translated by John Healey from the Latin version edited by Juan Luis Vives (1492-1540), the famed Spanish scholar who was encouraged by his friend Erasmus to wo... Lisez plus
    • HEIRS OF ARNOLD BIRCKMANN, 1580
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    • Description: With numerous geometrical text diagrams. Quarter vellum and marbled paper over boards; some light foxing to scattered leaves, otherwise a very nice copy. Rare illustrated edition of this classic work on optics, the most influential and widely read treatise on perspective and its underlying optical basis. Written in the second half of the thirteenth century during Peckham's professorship at the papal curia, it was "the most widely used of all optical texts . . . and remains today the best index of what was known to the scientific community in general on the subject" (DSB, X, pp. 475-476). Th... Lisez plus
    • DE L'IMPRIMERIE DU CERCLE-SOCIAL, 1796
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Contemporary half-calf and marbled boards; generally browned due to paper stock, some signatures more than others. Book label of Fratelli Salimbeni and bookplate with initials CPC and motto, "nec adversa retorquent.". First edition. A remarkable work which presents the author's explanation of the origin and formation of the solar planetary system. Laplace's celebrated nebular hypothesis as well as his discoveries on the rotation of the moon, its elliptic path, etc., are included. The Systeme is divided into five books. The last book contains the author's brilliant history of a... Lisez plus
    • HEINRICH DIETERICH, 1805
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Complete with half-title, engraved title depicting a bust of Democritus and 8 engraved plates; Original boards, an excellent copy with the large bookplate of H.A. and a contemporary signature on title. First edition of this monumental work in the history of comparative anatomy and human development. Blumenbach believed that an organism's morphology was capable of being modified by the environment and that the resultant changes were inherited. He argued that zoological classification should be based on structures associated with an animal's specific functions; it was in this wa... Lisez plus
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    • MARELLI, 1784
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Engraved title vignette, head-piece, initial, and 1 folding engraved plate. Original wrappers, top of front wrapper torn away; minor spotting on preliminary and endleaves, otherwise an excellent unsophisticated copy preserved in a folding clamshell box. First edition of the author's fascinating treatise on lightning rods. Landriani treats not only practical matters of construction and use, but also incorporates a section on scientific theory, differentiating between natural and artificial electricity. He provides a detailed description of Franklin's experiments, and includes a... Lisez plus
    • GEO STRAHAN & G. THURLBOURN, 1741
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    • Description: Sixth edition With 12 folding plates. Engraved title vignette. Contemporary calf; some light browning and foxing. Ownership inscription on first fly-leaf. Sixth edition (first published in 1701) of Keill's lecture notes on Newtonian mechanics. Also included is a chapter in support of Huygens' approximation of the quadrature, in which he located the center of gravity of a segment of a circle. Keill (1671-1721), a famous mathematician and astronomer, was a friend and early champion of Isaac Newton and his Principia. He was a lecturer and the first to teach natural philosophy by experiments in... Lisez plus
    • 1979
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    • Description: Typed postal telegraph. [IN GERMAN]. To L.M. Ettlinger, a man who had spent the majority of his fortune helping Jewish refugees find safe havens. He enlisted Albert Einstein's help for this purpose. Lisez plus
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