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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
SHAW, W. N. COHEN R. Waley. On the seasonal variation of atmospheric temperatures in the British Isles, and its relation to wind-direction, with a note on the effect of sea temperature on the seasonal variation of air temperature. From the Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. 69. London. Harrison and Sons, [1901]. First offprint edition. 8vo. 85pp, [1]. Original publisher's printed paper wraps. Very light soiling to extremities, ink-stamp of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper wrap. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of upper wrap; 'With the authors complts.' More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13414
MULDER, Claas. Over eenen zoogenaamden zwavelregen in Mei 1826 in Vriesland Gevallen. Te Amsterdam. Lodewijk van Es, 1827. First edition. 8vo. [2], 38pp. Uncut in original publisher's plain green paper wraps. Author and publication date in manuscript to upper wrap, slight wear and soiling. Occasional spots of foxing, ink -stamps of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper wrap and title. Ink inscription to head of title (Presentation?) More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 13430
MILLER, John Fletcher. On the relation of the air and evaporation temperatures to the temperature of the dew-point, as determined by Mr. Glaisher's hygrometrical tables, founded on the factors deduced from the six-hourly observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. From the Philosophical Transactions. - Part I. for 1851. London. Printed by Richard Taylor, 1851. Quarto. [2] 141-148pp. Stitched as issued. All leaves have separated. Some marginal browning, chipping, and loss. Ink stamp of the Meteorological Society to title. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title; 'With the author's compts.' More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13329
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
HUDSON, James. Hourly observations and experimental investigations on the barometer. From the Philosophical Transactions. London. Printed by Richard Taylor, 1832. Quarto. [2], 20pp. With four plates of barometrical readings. Stitched as issued. Some slight marginal chipping, occasional spots of light foxing, ink stamp of the Meteorological Society to title. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title; 'E. W. Brayley, Junior, Esq. With the author's kind regards', being Edward William Brayley (1801/02-1870), lecturer on science and Fellow of the Royal Society. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13330
GRAHAM, Thomas. On phosphuretted hydrogen. From the transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Vol. XIII. Edinburgh. Printed by Neill & Company, 1835. First offprint edition. Quarto. [2], 19pp, [1]. Original publisher's tan paper wraps. Slight soiling to wraps with some loss and tearing to edges. Text block separated from binding, occasional light dust-soiling. From the library of distinguished British chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society, Franz Sondheimer (1926-1981), with his bookplate to verso of upper cover. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13325
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
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
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
[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