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PARDIES, Ignace Gaston. Short, but yet Plain elements of geometry and plain trigonometry. Shewing How by a Brief and Easie Method, most of what is Necessary and Useful in Euclide, Archimedes, Apollonius and other Excellent Geometricians, both Ancient and Modern, may be Understood. London. Printed by J. Matthews, for R. Knaplock, 1702. Second edition. 8vo. [10], 134pp, [8]. Contemporary blind-ruled speckled calf. Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to lower board. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 16539
HENRY, William. The elements of experimental chemistry. London. Printed for J. Johnson and Co., 1810. Sixth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [5], viii-xvii, [1], 523, [1]; [3], vi-xv, [1], 558pp, [30]. Without half-titles. With 85 engraved illustrations of scientific apparatus on nine plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red Russia, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces Extremities slightly rubbed, spines sunned. Book-labels of Lt. Colonel Mercer, Third Guards to both FEPs, later armorial bookplates of the Earl of Buckinghamshire to FFEPs, lightly spotted throughout, gatherings 2H-2M ... More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 19393
JENNINGS, A[lfred] Vaughan. The geology of the davos district (switzerland). London. Printed by Taylor and Francis, 1899. First offprint edition. 8vo. [1], 382-412pp. With two folding plates. Original publisher's printed salmon wrappers. Extremities a trifle dust-soiled. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of upper cover: 'With the author's compliments'. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21317
JENNINGS, A[lfred] Vaughan. The landwasser and the landquart. London. Dulau & Co., [1899]. First offprint edition. 8vo. [1], 260-270pp. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed tan wrappers. Extremities a trifle dust-soiled. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of upper cover: 'With the author's compliments'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21318
[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