Book Catalogue – Science & Natural History

[ABBOTT, Edwin A.] A SQUARE. Flatland. A romance…

1. [ABBOTT, Edwin A.] A SQUARE. Flatland. A romance of many dimensions.

Seeley & Co. 1884.

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Square 8vo. Nineteenth century maroon morocco prize binding of St Olave's Grammar School, with gilt crest to upper board, gilt foliate borders to sides, spine with gilt lettering, with…

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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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BYRNE, Oliver. Dual Arithmetic. A New Art.

3. BYRNE, Oliver. Dual Arithmetic. A New Art.

Bell & Daldy. 1863, 1867.

£500

8vo. 2 vols. Recently rebound in quarter speckled calf, marbled boards, spines with red morocco labels with gilt lettering; pp. xl + 244 + vii + 85, xii + 218; internally very clean, very…

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FEYNMAN, Richard. The Character of Physical Law.

4. FEYNMAN, Richard. The Character of Physical Law.

British Broadcasting Corporation. 1965.

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8vo. Original cloth and wrapper; pp. 173, 4 pages of plates, text diagrams; wrapper a little rubbed, internally fine.First UK edition, scarcer than the M.I.T. edition that was published…

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GODEL, Kurt. On formally undecidable…

5. GODEL, Kurt. On formally undecidable propositions of Principia Mathematica and related systems.

Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. 1962.

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8vo. Original cloth and wrapper; pp. viii + 72, with loose invoice of previous customer; small spot to top edge of text block affecting a few leaves, otherwise near fine.First English…

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GRAF, Ulrich. Plastiches Sehen. Zwei…

6. GRAF, Ulrich. Plastiches Sehen. Zwei Anaglyphentafelm mit erläuterndem text als Anschauungs- and Lehrmittel zur Photogrammetrie, Stereoskopie und Physiologie. Mit zwei rot-grünen Betrachtungsbrillen.

Dresden: L. Ehlermann. [nd, c. 1935].

£190

4to. Two anaglyph 3D cards 300 x 210 mm, printed in red, cyan and black, printed text mounted to verso, with two pairs of 3D glasses in red and cyan, contained in original cream printed…

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HALE, George Ellery. The Depths of the Universe.

7. HALE, George Ellery. The Depths of the Universe.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1924.

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8vo. Original cloth and wrapper; pp. xvi + 98, illustrated with photographs throughout; previous owner's signature to front pastedown, very good.First edition. A compendium of three…

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HEISENBERG, Werner Die Physikalischen Prinzipien…

8. HEISENBERG, Werner Die Physikalischen Prinzipien der Quantentheorie.

Leipsiz: Hirzel. 1930.

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8vo. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to upper board and spine; pp. viii + 117 + [ii, ads], 2 photographic plates, text diagrams; very good. Provenance: front pastedown with booklabel…

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NEWTON, Sir Isaac Philosophiae Naturalis Principia…

9. NEWTON, Sir Isaac Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

Glasgow: Andreae et Joannis M. Duncan. 1822.

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4to. 4 vols bound in 2. Contemporary full brown calf, boards with gilt double fillet panels and acanthus and shell-motif blind rolls to borders, spines with gilt panels and red morocco…

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POINCARÉ, Henri. Science and Hypothesis.

10. POINCARÉ, Henri. Science and Hypothesis.

The Walter Scott Publishing Co. 1905.

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8vo. Original blue cloth; pp. xxvii + 244; very good. Provenance: from the library of Arthur R. Crathorne (1873-1946), professor of mathematics at the University of Illinois from 1916…

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RETI, Ladislao and Bern DIBNER. Leonardo Da Vinci…

11. RETI, Ladislao and Bern DIBNER. Leonardo Da Vinci. Technologist.

Norwalk CT: Burndy Library. 1969.

£30

4to. Original paper wrapper; pp. 96, text illustrations; a little rubbing to wrappers, otherwise near fine.First edition. Three essays on Leonardo as an engineer and inventor.

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SMYTH, H.D. A General Account of the Development…

SMYTH'S REPORT ON ATOMIC ENERGY

12. SMYTH, H.D. A General Account of the Development of Methods of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes under the Auspices of the United States Government 1940-1945.

Washington: Government Printing Office 1945.

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8vo. Original printed wrappers, in custom-made red buckram fall-down-back box, gilt lettering to spine; pp. viii + 182, two text diagrams; slight darkening to the wrappers, but a very nice…

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THOMSON, Sir J. Arthur. Riddles of Science…

13. THOMSON, Sir J. Arthur. Riddles of Science. Clear explanations of how science has solved mysteries of every-day phenomena.

~i~New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation.~i. 1932.

£50

8vo. Original cloth and wrapper; pp. 387, text illustrations throughout; a little browning to endpapers, two spots to fore-edges, small chip to top edge of wrapper, otherwise very good.First…

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VENN, John. On the forms of logical proposition.

The announcement of the Venn diagram

14. VENN, John. On the forms of logical proposition.

Williams and Norgate. 1880.

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8vo. Contemporary khaki cloth, gilt lettering to spine; pp. viii + 592 (Venn pp. 336 - 349); small paper library labels to spine, very good. Provenance: donation bookplate of Edward Seymer…

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[WALLACE, Robert]. Various prospects of mankind…

15. [WALLACE, Robert]. Various prospects of mankind, nature, and providence.

A. Millar. 1761.

£2200

8vo. Contemporary full brown calf sometime sympathetically rebacked, gilt rules and lettering; pp. viii + 406; previous owner's signature to front pastedown, occasional browning, very…

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