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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
TURNER, Dawson. Muscologiae hibernicae spicilegium. Yermuthae, [i.e. Yarmouth]. J. Black. Sumptibus Auctoris, 1804. First edition. 8vo. [4], xi, [1], 200pp, xiv, With 16 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed, boards a little darkened, neat repair to head of spine. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of 'Rev. I. G. Spurgeon' to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'A present from the author to I.G. Spurgeon' to head of blank fly-leaf. More > £ 1,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 14961
[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
TUCKER, R.. A Philosophical Catechism; or, familiar introduction to some of the arts and sciences; being a synopsis of their elementary principles. Bath. Printed for the Author, by J. and J. Keene, 1825. New edition, with improvements and additions. 8vo. vi, [2], 184pp. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to spine, protected by contemporary naive drab wrapper with manuscript title and ownership inscription to upper panel. Very slight shelf-wear, wrapper soiled. Later inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, endpapers lightly browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 19120
[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
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
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
KEILL, Joanne. M.D.. Introductio Ad Veram Astronomiam seu Lectiones Astronomicae Habitae in Schola Astronomica Acadamiae Oxoniensis. Oxoniae [i.e. Oxford] e Theatro Sheldoniano. Impensis Hen. Clements, 1718. 8vo. [8], xv, [1], 495pp, [1] Two engraved folding plates of lunar landscape, mathematical diagrams within text throughout. Contemporary tooled full calf boards, re-backed with 20th century calf. Ink inscription 'J. D'arcy' and early private library shelf mark to FFEP. Rubbing to boards with slight loss in places and faint scoring to upper board. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 12030
[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
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
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
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
OZANAM, M. [Jacques]. La geometrie theorique et pratique, qui contient La Geodesie ou division des Champs...La Planimetrie ou mesure des Surfaces, & son application a l'Arpentage. Et la Stereometrie ou mesure des Solides, avec son usage pour le Toise & pour la Jauge. A Paris. Chez Claude Jombert, 1720. 8vo. [8], 321pp, [1]. With 24 engraved plates illustrating numerous geometric constants. Attractively bound in recent calf-backed marbled boards. Some marginal foxing to prelims., otherwise an exemplary copy. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 11862
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