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BUNSEN, Robert. Gasometrische methoden. Braunschweig [i.e. Brunswick]. Druck und verlag von Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1857. First edition. 8vo. x, 305pp, [3]. With a half-title, a terminal errata leaf, and numerous woodcuts in the text. Contemporary half-cloth, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities worn and marked, joints split, spine sunned. Hinges exposed, ink library stamps and shelf-marks to half-title and title page, scattered foxing. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25082
ASTON, F[rancis] W[illiam]. Isotopes. London. Edward Arnold & Co., 1922. First edition. 8vo. viii, 152pp. Original publisher's blind-ruled navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and bumped. Endpapers browned, bookseller's ticket to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25083
FERGUSON, James. Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, and optics: with The Use of Globes, The Art of Dialing, and The Calculation of the Mean Times of New and Full Moons and Eclipses. London. Printed for A. Millar, 1760. First edition. 8vo. [8], 417pp, [7]. With 23 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, preserving contemporary contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. Endpapers chipped and browned, recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to title page, scattered foxing. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 22407
LACROIX, S[ylvestre] F[rancois]. Traite elementaire de calcul differentiel et de calcul integral... Paris. Chez Duprat, 1802. First edition. 8vo. xliv, 574pp, [2]. With a half-title, a final leaf of publisher's advertisements, and four engraved folding plates. Original publisher's green cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, corners bumped. Recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, lower corner of title page expertly repaired, ink library stamps to title and p. xxxiii. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22391
LESLIE, John. The philosophy of arithmetic; exhibiting a progressive view of the theory and practice of calculation, with tables for the multiplication of numbers as far as one thousand. Edinburgh. Printed by Abernethy & Walter, 1820. Second edition, improved and enlarged. 8vo. [4], 258pp. With a large folding 'extended multiplication table'. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, brown morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints starting, chipping to lettering-piece. Early armorial bookplate of Somerhill Library, and recent book-label of Erwin Tomash, to FEP, table creased, scattered foxing. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 22528
MASERES, Francis. Elements of plane trigonometry. In which is introduced, a dissertation on the Nature and Use of Logarithms. London. Printed by T. Parker, and sold by T. Payne et al., 1760. First edition. 8vo. [4], viii, 471pp, [1]. With 13 engraved pates and a final page of errata. Contemporary gilt-ruled speckled calf, recently rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards heavily rubbed, some surface loss. Contemporary unidentified armorial bookplate, and recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, very occasional ink-spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22505
TAYLOR, Michael. Tables of logarithms of all numbers, from 1 to 101000; and of the sines and tangents to every second of the quadrant. London. Printed by Christopher Buckton...and Sold by Francis Wingrave, 1792. First edition. Quarto. [16], 64pp, [466]. With a list of subscribers. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, recently rebacked and recornered preserving contemporary calf lettering-pieces. Extremities reubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate to FEP, very occasional early inked corrections to text, scattered spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12237
FERGUSON, James. Tables and tracts, relative to Several Arts and Sciences. London. Printed for A. Millar and T. Cadell, 1767. First edition. 8vo. xiii, [3], 328pp. With three engraved folding plates. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Very minor shelf-wear. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, early inked ownership inscriptions to recto of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22404
BAILY, Francis. Astronomical tables and formulae together with a variety of problems explanatory of their use and application. To which are prefixed the elements of the solar system. London. [Printed by Richard Taylor], 1827. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 120, 119*-120*, [2], 123-152, 153*-158*, 153-194, 193*-194*, 195-267, [3], 267-304pp. Original publisher's brown cloth boards, later rebacked to style. Extremities rubbed. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22532
BION, [Nicholas]. The construction and principal uses of mathematical instruments... London. Printed for H[enry] W[oodfall] for J. Senex...and W. Taylor, 1723. First edition in English. Folio. vii, [1], 264pp. With 26 engraved folding plates. Title page in red and black. Contemporary panelled calf, later expertly rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. Lightly rubbed, some spotting and, as often with this work, variable browning to leaves (with the terminal quires 3S-3X especially so). With the armorial bookplate of 'The Right Hon. Charles Viscount Bruce ... More > £ 1,450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22385
[MAZZARA, Louis]. Le systeme planetaire esquisses d'astronomie et de physique. Londres, [i.e. London]; Paris.. Rolandi, Foreign Bookseller, 20, Berners Street. Audot, Libraire, Rue du Paeon, 1838. Sole edition?. 8vo. 23pp, [1]. Original mauve cloth, lettered in gilt to upper board. The slightest of rubbing and fading, else a fine copy. Slightly foxed internally. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Robert Berkeley Esq. From his ancient Friend the author' in ink to head of title. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24604
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
WOLFF, Christian [Johann von]. Zu der Trigonometrie und Ausziehung der Wurtzeln... Halle. Johann Gottfried Renger, 1711. First edition. 8vo. [14], 8, [304]pp. With an engraved frontispiece depicting Trigonometria seated in the heavens bearing a quadrant and telescope, and 111 plates (one folding). Title in red and black. Contemporary half-vellum, brocade paper boards, housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. A trifle rubbed. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP. A crisp copy. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22563