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BAILLY, [Jean Sylvian]. Lettres sur l'origine des sciences, et sur celle des peuples de l'asie, Adressees a M. de Voltaire par M. Bailly, & precedes de quelques Lettres de M. de Voltaire a l'Auteur. A Londres et A Paris. Chez M. Elmesly, Chez De Bure, 1777. 8vo. [4], 348pp. Contemporary sheep, morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, with some surface loss, small worm-holes and slight loss to foot of spine. Ink-stamp to FEP of Ben Damph Forest, the family library of the Earls of Lovelace, alongside ink inscription of 'King', marginal worming to latter half of text-block. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 13606
[BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE]. Address by Sir Henry E. Roscoe. Manchester. Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. First edition. 8vo. 27pp. [Bound with:] Address to the mathematical and physical section of the British Association, by Sir Robert S. Ball..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 11pp. [And:] Address to the chemical section of the British Association. By Edward Schuch..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 12pp. [And:] Address to the geological section of the British Association, by Henry Woodward...,Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12906
[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
[EMERSON, William]. The elements of geometry. In which, The principal Propositions of Euclid, Archimedes, and others, are demonstrated after the most easy manner. To which is added, A Collection of useful Geometircal Problems. London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1763. First edition. viii, 183pp, [1]. With 14 engraved folding plates. ESTC T77181.

[Bound with:] [EMERSON, William]. The doctrine of proportion, arithmetical and geometrical. Together with a general Method of arguing by proportional Quantities. London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1763. First edition. iv, 32pp. ESTC T77180.

8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, upper joint split at head. Some ink-spotting ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14614
FOTHERGILL, A[nthony]. A new experimental inquiry into the nature and qualities of the cheltenham water. To which are now added, observations on sundry other waters: shewing how their Properties may be ascertained, their Virtues preserved, their Impurities corrected &c. With an appendix on mephitic-alkaline water; a new and approved remedy against the stone and gravel. Bath. Printed By R. Cruttwell; and sold by W. Taylor et al., 1788. Third edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 122pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut, stitched as issued. Lightly dust-soiled, creasing to leaves, ink annotations and spotting to half-title and title-page, occasional marginal chipping. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16170
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
GRAHAM, Thomas. On the influence of the air in determining the crystallization of saline solutions. From the transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Edinburgh. Printed by P. Neill, 1828. First offprint edition. Quarto. [2], 5pp, [1]. Stitched as issued. Occasional light browning, some slight chipping to leaf margins, ink stamps to title and final blank page of the Plinian Society Edinburgh, a University institution for students with an interest in natural history, of which Charles Darwin was once a member. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 13326