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[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
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. The record of the Royal Society of London. London. Printed for the Royal Society at the Oxford University Press, 1912. Third edition. Quarto. viii, 483pp, [2]. With 20 monochrome photographic plates. Original publisher's tan cloth, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Minor wear to extremities, slight rubbing to lettering-piece. Internally clean and crisp, overall a fine copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14394
STEWART, Thomas. The rainfall on Table Mountain (Read June 19, 1912). From the Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa. Vo. III., Part 1, 1913. [s.i.]. [s.n.], 1913. First offprint edition. Quarto. 41-46pp. Original publisher's green printed paper wraps. Light dust-soiling to extremities, ink-stamp of the Royal Meteorological Society and pen and coloured pencil annotations to upper wrap. Occasional spot of foxing to margins, ink annotations to text of rainfall tables. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of upper wrap; 'The Royal Meteorological Society, with the authors compliments.' More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13423
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
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
KLEIN, F. H.. The foretelling of the weather in connexion with meteorological observations...Together with a description of the telegraphic warning system introduced in the Netherlands, June, 1860, as proposed by the director of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, Professor Dr. Buys-Ballot. London. Benjamin Pardon, 1863. First English edition. 8vo. 31pp, [1]. Original publisher's printed paper wraps. Browning and dust-soiling to extremities. Ink-stamps of the Meteorological Society to upper cover and title. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13415
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
THOMSON, John. Tables of Interest, At 4, 4 1/2, and 5 per Cent. From 1 to 365 Days, from 1 to 12 Months, and from 1 to 10 Years. Which, by Directions Given, Answer for All Other Rates from 1 to 10 Per Cent. Also, Tables Shewing the Exchange on Bills... Edinburgh. Printed for William Creech, 1775. Second edition. 8vo. [8], 400pp. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red-morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed, with occasional browning to text. Signed by the author to verso of title, below a printed statement: 'No copy of this book is warranted genuine, or correct, but what is signed by the author's own hand, as under'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 9654
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
[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
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 161. July 20 1684. Oxford. Printed at the Theater, and are to by sold by Moses Pitt, 1684. First edition. Quarto. 623-670pp. Drop-head title. With an engraved folding plate depicting a horological mechanism. Bound in recent blue paper boards. Some damp-staining to bottom corner of all leaves, marginal worming in places - just clipping text at final leaf. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 12897
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 166. Decemb. 20. 1684. [s.l.]. [s.n.], 1684. First edition. Quarto. 799-834pp. Drop-head title. With two engraved folding plates, one depicting a stone chimney, the other a tabled of tide times. Bound in recent blue paper boards. Some marginal damp-staining throughout with worming to top corner of all leaves and folding table. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 12894