Book Catalogue – Science & Nature

ADAMS, George Essays on the microscope; containing…

1. ADAMS, George Essays on the microscope; containing a practical description of the most improved microscopes; a general history of insects, their transformations, peculiar habits, and economy…

Pritned by Dillon and keating for the editor; and for W. and S. Jones. 1798.

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4to. Original full calf, sometime rebacked, gilt lettering to spine; pp xvii + [vii] + 724 + 14 [catalogue of instruments], frontispiece and 32 folding plates; boards rubbed, frontispiece…

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BAKER, Henry Beytrage zu nüzlichem und…

2. BAKER, Henry Beytrage zu nüzlichem und vergnügendum Gebrauch under Verbesserung des Microscopii.

Augsberg: Klett. 1754.

£950

8vo. Original boards, paper label to spine (half missing)l; pp. [xx] + 576 + [xiv, index], 17 folding plates; boards somewhat worn, remnant of medern bookplate to front pastedown, ink…

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BAKER, Henry Das zum Gebrauch leicht gemachte…

3. BAKER, Henry Das zum Gebrauch leicht gemachte Microscopium.

Zurich: Heidegger 1756.

£600

8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, spine with gilt tools; pp. 342 + 28, 12 numbered folding plates, additional folding plate; label missing from spine, small inkstamp to ffep, occasional light…

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BAKER, Henry Le Microscope a la Portée de Tout le…

4. BAKER, Henry Le Microscope a la Portée de Tout le Monde, ou description, calcul & explication de la nature de l'usage & de la force des meilleurs Microscopes…

Paris: Ch. A. Jombert. 1754.

£950

8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, spine with gilt raised bands, tools and red morocco gilt label, marbled endpapers; pp. xx + 356, 15 palts (numbered 14); front hinge a little tender, bumping…

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BAKER, Henry The Microscope Made Easy.

5. BAKER, Henry The Microscope Made Easy.

J. Dodsley. 1769.

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8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, spine with gilt rules and red morocco gilt label; pp. xvi + 324, 14 numbered plates (some folding), additional folding plate of solar microscope, 1…

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BAKER, Henry Employment for the Microscope.

6. BAKER, Henry Employment for the Microscope.

J. Dodsley. 1764.

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8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, spine with gilt rules and red morocco gilt label; pp. xii + 442 + [x, index], 17 folding plates; spine chipped to head, previous owner's signature to…

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BASTER, Job. Natuurkundige Uitspanningen…

7. BASTER, Job. Natuurkundige Uitspanningen, behelzende eenige waarneemingen, over sommige zee-planten en zee-insecten, benevens derzelver zaadhuisjes en eijernesten.

Haarlem: J. Bosch. 1762-5.

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4to. Six parts in one volume. Contemporary full speckled calf, spine with gilt raised bands and tools, red morocco gilt label, edges speckled; pp. 54 + [ii], [iv] + 61-110 + [ii], [iv…

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BEALE, Lionel S. How To Work With The Microscope.

8. BEALE, Lionel S. How To Work With The Microscope.

John Churchill, 1857.

£300

8vo. Original orange cloth, gilt lettering to upper board, upper and lower boards with black stamped fillets and foliate borders; pp. xii + 124, 99 plates; previous owner's signature to…

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EHRENBERG, Christian Gottfried. Organisation…

9. EHRENBERG, Christian Gottfried. Organisation, Systematik und geographisches Verhältniss der Infusionsthierchen. Zwei Vorträge, in der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin gehalten in den Jahren 1828 und 1830.

Berlin: Druckerei der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften for F. Dümmler, 1830.

£800

Folio in 4s (363 x 260mm). 20th-century full brown buckram by Fowler Wilson for the Royal Institution, lettered in gilt on the spine and with the Institution's crest in gilt at the foot; pp…

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GOSSE, Philip Henry Evenings at the Microscope…

10. GOSSE, Philip Henry Evenings at the Microscope; Or, Researches Among the Minuter Organs and Forms of Animal Life.

New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1873.

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8vo. Original green cloth, gilt stamped vignette of microscope to front, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xii + 480, 113 text woocuts; previous owner's blindstamp to title page, binding…

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JOBLOT, Louis. Descriptions et usages de plusieurs…

11. JOBLOT, Louis. Descriptions et usages de plusieurs nouveaux microscopes, tant simples que composez.

Paris: Collombat. 1718.

£3600

Small quarto. Contemporary half calf; pp. [x] + 78 + 96 + [v, contents], 34 plates, engraved headpieces; binding a little rubbed, stain to pp. 7-8, otherwise very good. Provenance: with…

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JOBLOT, Louis. Descriptions et usages de plusieurs…

12. JOBLOT, Louis. Descriptions et usages de plusieurs nouveaux microscopes, tant simples que composez.

Paris: Collombat. 1718.

£2750

Small quarto. Contemporary full calf, gilt spine with red morocco gilt label, marbled endpapers; pp. [x] + 78 + 96 + [v, contents], 34 plates, engraved headpieces; binding a little bumped to…

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MANTELL, Gideon Algernon The Invisible World…

13. MANTELL, Gideon Algernon The Invisible World revealed by the microscope; or, thoughts on animalcules.

John Murray. 1850.

£200

Square 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt lettering inside elaborate panel to upper board,, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xvi + 144 + [4, ads.], 12 coloured plates, 7 text illustrations…

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SCHAEFFER, Jacob Christian. Erstere und fernere…

14. SCHAEFFER, Jacob Christian. Erstere und fernere Versuche mit Schnecken nebst einem Nachtrage.

Regensburg 1770.

£800

Small quarto. Finely bound in recent red morocco backed paper boards, gilt lettering to spine; pp. [4] + 68, seven hand-coloured engraved plates by Christopher Keyser featuring 30…

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CURIE, Eve. Madame Curie.  A Biography.

15. CURIE, Eve. Madame Curie. A Biography.

Garden City. Doubleday Doran. 1937.

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a8vo. Original cloth with dust wrapper; pp. xii + 393, with 33 illustrations; a near fine copy.First US edition translated by Vincent Sheean.

 

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