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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
[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
ETHERINGTON, George F.. Address delivered to the Cuvierian Natural History Society of Edinburgh, upon the occasion of being elevated to the chair of Vice-President, on Friday, February 26. 1841. Edinburgh. P. Rickard, 1841. First edition. 8vo. 16pp. Original publisher's printed paper wraps. Some dust-soiling to extremities. Occasional spots of foxing. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title 'Henry Lons-dale Esq. M. D. with the kind regards of the author', that is Henry Lonsdale (1816-76), physician to the Cumberland Infirmary, and a political radical, being a friend of Garabaldi, Kossuth and Mazzini. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 13337
KATER, Henry. A Description of a Vertical Floating Collimator; and an account of its application to astronomical observations with a circle and with a zenith telescope. London. Printed by Richard Taylor, 1828. First offprint edition. Quarto. [3], 258-289pp, [1]. With two engraved plates illustrating the device. Recent black buckram, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'Presented by the author, at / Bedford, in Nov. 1828'. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 10993
MASON, W[illiam]. An affectionate address to passionate professors: shewing The Blessedness of a Meek and Quiet Spirit: the Evil of giving Way to Bad Tempers and Sinful Passions: and pointing out some remedies for subduing them. London. Printed for the Author; and sold by M. Lewis...and J. Mathews, 1774. First edition. 12mo. 34pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Disbound. Manuscript shelf-mark to head of title page, some spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21404
HENRY, William. An epitome of chemistry, in three parts... London. Printed for J. Johnson, 1801. Second edition, corrected. 12mo. xv, [1], 221pp, [3]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Rubbed, loss and wear to spine. Book-label of 'Henry Birkbeck' to FEP, later armorial bookplate of same to FFEP, short tear and slight marginal loss to C6, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16130
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
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
[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
SYKES, W. H., Lieut.-Colonel. Discussion of meteorological observations taken in India, at various heights, embracing those at Dodabetta on the Neelgherry Mountains, at 8640 feet above the level of the sea. From the Philosophical Transactions. - Part II. for 1850. London. Printed by R. and J. E. Taylor, 1850. First offprint edition. Quarto. [3], 298-378pp. With three folding tables and four folding plates as called for. Disbound. Plates detached from text-block, one plates trimmed with slight loss to text, no loss of sense, occasional spots of light foxing and dust-soiling. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title; 'The Meteorological Society from the author.' More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 13428
[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