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[MATHEMATICS]. W. H. Theobold's Mid Nineteenth-century Mathematical Workbook. [s.n.] C.1851. Quarto. 53ff. Manuscript on paper. Victorian melange paper backed marbled boards. Rubbed, with some tearing and loss to base of spine. One leav detached, with two more nearly so but just holding. An immaculately presented early-Victorian mathematical workbook, throughout with solved problems under the two headings 'Mental Calculations' and 'Promiscuous Questions', with several problems mentioning the dates 1850/51. Examples include: 'What would a board 16 feet ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 9163
[MATHEMATICS]. Joseph White's 'Simple Rules', a Mid-Ninteenth Century Manuscript. [s.n.]. 1861. Quarto. 44ff. Manuscript on paper. Victorian melange paper backed marbled boards. Inscribed to FEP 'Joseph White's Book, July 15th 1861'. Amongst a wealth of purely numerical calculations under the headings 'Simple Rules' and 'Compound Rules', some 16 pages of problems are solved. Examples include: 'A man born in the year 1750 when will be 21 years of age', 'There are two numbers the least whereof is ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 9162
[MATHEMATICS]. Mensuration of Superficies, By William Stead. Nov. 1848. 4to. 75ff. Roan backed machine-marbled paper boards. Black and blue ink throughout. Rubbed, with some chipping, tear to base of spine. Some loss to FEP. An extensive mid-nineteenth century manuscript mathematical workbook consisting on calligraphic titles, problems, calculations and well-executed diagrams. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 9543
HUTTON, Charles. A course of mathematics... London. Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1799. Second edition. 8vo. In two volumes. vi, 368; iv, 364pp, [2]. With a half-title to Vol. I and a final errata leaf to Vol. II. Without the final errata leaf for Vol. I. Contemporary calf-back vellum-tipped marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities worn, some loss to spines, splitting to joints, upper board of Vol. I held by cords only. Marginal worm-trail running through head of Vol. I ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 15565
[CAUSANS, Le Chevalier de]. [Division du cercle]. [Paris]. [s.n.], [1759]. Folio. 3pp, [1]. Single folded sheet. Creased, margins a trifle chipped, ink-stamp of Furstlich-Starhemberg'sche Familien Bibliothek to head of p.1, later inked manuscript numerals to foot. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 11737
[MAGNETISM]. ALENCE, Joachim d'. Curieux traitte de l'aiman. Divisé en deux parties. La prémiére contient les expériences; & la seconde les raisons que l'on en peut rendre. Paris. 1712. 8vo. [2], 87pp, [9]. With extra-engraved title and 33 engraved plates. Eighteenth-century vellum-backed marbled boards. A little rubbed, plate No. 31 slightly shaved, somewhat toned, bookseller's label of W. Junk, Berlin, indistinct library stamps to verso of title. From the recently dispersed Beltrame collection, without inscription. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 16685
JOHNSON, W. B.. History of the progress and present state of animal chemistry. London. Printed for J. Johnson...By J. Crowder and E. Hemsted, 1803. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. vi, [2], 411, [1]; [4], 477, [1]; [4], 407pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Rubbed, naive calf repairs to spine of Vol. I, worming to head of spines of Vols. I and II. Armorial bookplates of Somerhill Library to all FEPs, ink-stain to fore-edge of G1, Vol. III, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 19394
TYNDALL, John. Heat considered as a mode of motion: being a course of twelve lectures delivered at the royal institution of great britain in the season of 1862. London. Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1863. First edition. 8vo. [7], x-xix, [1], 468pp. With a half-title, an engraved folding plate, numerous engraved illustrations in the text, and a terminal 32pp publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped red cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, spine sunned. Later bookplate of John Waern Hill to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title-page, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19336
[REGISTER OF ARTS AND SCIENCES]. Register of the arts and sciences...A correct account of several hundred of the most important and interesting inventions, discoveries, and processes. London. Published by G. Herbert, 1824-27 First edition. 8vo. In four volumes, comprising numbers 1-104. [2], 372, ii, 6, 373-374; [2], 376, [1], 4-8; [2], 384, [1], 4-9, [1]; viii, 504pp. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. III, an numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled red half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed and a trifle marked.Marbled endpapers, light damp-staining to gutter of first five gatherings of Vol. I, paper ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 18796
OZANAM, [Jacques]. Tables de sinus tangentes, et secantes, Pour un Rayon de 10000000 parties. At des logarithmes des sinus et des tangentes, Pour un Rayon de 10000000000 parties. A Paris. Chez Jean Jombert, 1697. First edition. 8vo. [288]pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, morocco lettering-piece, gilt supralibros of the House of Arenberg of the Habsburg Netherlands to both boards.Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to board corners. Armorial bookplate of the House of Arenberg to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, very occasional light spotting, a crisp copy. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 14610
PAPPUS. Pappi alexandrini mathematicae collectiones a federico commandino urbinate In Latinum conversae, & Commentariis illustratae. In hac nostra editione ab innumeris, quibus scatebant mendis, & praecipue in Graeco contextu diligenter vindicatae... Bononiae, [i.e. Bologna]. Ex Typographia HH. de Ducciis, 1660, [colophon dated 1658] Third edition. Folio. [10], 490pp, [2]. With a portrait of Archduke Leopold, profusely illustrated within the text. Contemporary vellum, manuscript titling to head of spine, yapp edges. A trifle marked, occasional browning/marking to text, else a fine copy. The Fletcher of Saltoun copy, with his characteristic ink inscription to head of title, later in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, lot 4645 in the eighteenth part of the ... More > £ 2,750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18940
FRANCIS, G[eorge]. Chemical experiments; illustrating the theory, practice, and application of the science of chemistry, and containing the properties, uses, manufacture, purification, and analysis of all inorganic substances. With numerous engravings of apparatus, &c.. London. G. Berger, 1842. First edition. 8vo. [4], 250pp, [2]. Numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, with surface loss, particularly to spine, some loss to lettering-piece. Ink stains to text of p.10 and p.11 - text remains visible however with no loss of sense, sporadic foxing, armoirial bookplate to FEP of 'A. J. Stanton'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 11940
MARTIN, Benjamin. The Philosophical Grammar; Being a View of the present state of experimented physiology or natural philosophy... London. Printed for John Noon, 1738. Second edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 362pp, [6]. With 26 engraved folding plates, and two folding tables. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf. Extremities rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of JeremiahStevens to endpapers, very short tear to margin of leaf N2, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17363
[NATURAL PHILOSOPHY]. Elements of natural philosophy, arranged under the following heads: Matter and Motion, The Universe, The Solar System, The Fixed Stars, The Earth considered as a Planet, The Atmosphere, Meteors, Springs, Rivers, and the Sea, Fossils, Plants, Animals, The Human Frame, and the human understanding. Belfast. Printed by Joseph Smyth, 1812. First edition?. 12mo. iv, 161pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary sheep, gilt. Extremities worn and marked, lower board later restored to style, splitting to spine and joints. Ownership inscription to recto of FFEP; 'James J. Adams / January 14 1845', occasional slight marginal loss, foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17423
JAMES, Colonel Sir Henry. Instructions for taking meteorological observations; with tables for their correction, and notes on meteorological phenomena. London. Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1861. First edition. 52pp. With an engraved frontispiece and 21 hand-coloured plates (three folding).

[Bound with:] Table for the reduction of the meteorological observations taken at the stations of the royal engineers. London, Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1861. 34pp. With two folding tables, one of which hand-coloured.

8vo. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing to spine, marking to boards, corners bumped. ... More >
£ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 11895
TURNER, Dawson. A synopsis of the british fuci. London. Sold by J. White...and T. Longman and O. Rees. Printed by F. Bush, Yarmouth, 1802. First edition. 12mo. In two volumes. xlvi, 189, [1]; [3], 194-400pp. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed, spines darkened. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of 'Rev. I. G. Spurgeon' to FEPs, short marginal tear to p.391-392, lightly browned. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of both titles; 'I. G. Spurgeon from / the author'. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15193