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Georgius Agricola Re De Metallica. Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotation and Appendices upon the Development of Mining Method, Metallurgical Processes, Geology etc

By Georgius Agricola; Translated by Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover

Dover Publications Inc, New York, 1950. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Full title: Georgius Agricola Re De Metallica. Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotation and Appendices upon the Development of Mining Method, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy &Mining Law from the earliest times to the 16th Century. Clean crisp clipped dust-jacket, fresh covers with gilt lettering on spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Dust-jacket protected by adhesive backed clear film. Previous owner's name in ink at front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 03219011032.. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..

$49.36

Percival Norton Johnson. The Biography of a Pioneer Metallurgist
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Percival Norton Johnson. The Biography of a Pioneer Metallurgist

By Donald McDonald

Johnson, Matthey & Co. Limited, London, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Inscribed by Author. Green crisp dust-jacket is lightly rubbed at spine-ends, green half-leather with fresh green boards, tight binding, clean untrimmed pages. Inscribed by author on front end-paper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Inscribed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14818121152..

$41.93

The Life of the Honourable Henry Cavendish, Including Abstracts of his More Important Scientific Papers, and A Critical Inquiry Into The Claims of All the Alleged Discoverers of the Composition of Water. Works of the Cavendish Society 1849
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The Life of the Honourable Henry Cavendish, Including Abstracts of his More Important Scientific Papers, and A Critical Inquiry Into The Claims of All the Alleged Discoverers of the Composition of Water. Works of the Cavendish Society 1849

By George Wilson

The Cavendish Society; Harrison & Sons, London, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Full title: The Life of the Honourable Henry Cavendish, Including Abstracts of his More Important Scientific Papers, and A Critical Inquiry Into The Claims of All the Alleged Discoverers of the Composition of Water. Works of the Cavendish Society Blind printed green covers with gilt lettering on spine and motif on covers. Gilt upper text-block edge. Bumped and rubbed spine-ends, edges and corners. Split in cloth over spine-joints at both front and rear from upper and lower edges. Library label for Allen & Hanburys of Bethnal Green, London pasted on front cover. Water stain on upper edge of rear end-paper. Library stamps on end-papers. Sound binding. Clean pages, many unopened (uncut). Rear end-paper with partial horizontal tear. Engraved frontis of Cavendish is water stained at upper edge of page. Two black and white inset illustrations of metallic eudiometer and register thermometer. Previous owner's name - Cornelius Hanbury Jr. - on reverse of front end-paper. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02018121015..

$121.29

An Introduction to the Study of Chemical Philosophy: being a preparatory view of the Forces which concur to the Production of Chemical Phenomena

By J Frederic Daniell

John W Parker, London, 1839. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Full title: An Introduction to the Study of Chemical Philosophy: being a preparatory view of the Forces which concur to the Production of Chemical Phenomena Blind printed green covers with gilt lettering on spine. Bumped and rubbed spine-ends, edges and corners. Wrinkles in cloth covering front and rear. Split in cloth over significant lengths of spine-joints at both front and rear, with wear to spine-ends and corners. Library label for Allen & Hanburys of Bethnal Green, London pasted on front cover. Water staining on both front and rear end-papers. Library stamps on end-papers. Sound binding. Clean pages. Printed dedication to Faraday. Vignette crest on title-page. Some vignette illustrations. Previous owner's name - D B Hanbury, Clapham - and note at front. Catalogue for books published by John W Parker at rear, plus prospectus for King's College, London for class of Civil Engineering and Mining, and additional catalogue for John W Parker. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02018121016..

$79.62

Chemical Method, Notation, Classification, & Nomenclature. Works of the Cavendish Society 1854

By Auguste Laurent. Translated by William Odling. Introduction by J B Biot

The Cavendish Society; Harrison & Sons, l, 1855. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Blind printed green covers with gilt lettering on spine and motif on covers. Gilt upper text-block edge. Spine is a little sunned. Bumped spine-ends and corners. Slight wrinkling of cloth on front cover. Library label for Allen & Hanburys of Bethnal Green, London pasted on front cover. Library stamps on end-papers. Sound binding. Clean pages, many pages in last half of book are unopened (uncut). First edition in this translation. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02018121013..

$121.29

Chemical Reports and Memoirs, on Atomic Volume, Isomorphism, Endosmosis, the Simultaneous Contrast of Colours, the Latent Heat of Steam at Different Pressures of Alkaloids; the Artificial Formation of Alkaloids; and Volcanic Phenomena. Works of the Cavendish Society 1848

By Edited by Thomas Graham. Translated by Dr G E Day

The Cavendish Society; Harrison & Sons, London, 1848. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Full title: Chemical Reports and Memoirs, on Atomic Volume, Isomorphism, Endosmosis, the Simultaneous Contrast of Colours, the Latent Heat of Steam at Different Pressures of Alkaloids; the Artificial Formation of Alkaloids; and Volcanic Phenomena. Works of the Cavendish Society Blind printed green covers with gilt lettering on spine and motif on covers. Gilt upper text-block edge. Bumped spine-ends and corners. Library label for Allen & Hanburys of Bethnal Green, London pasted on front cover. Water stain on upper edge of front end-paper. Library stamps on end-papers. Sound binding. Clean pages, some unopened (uncut). Also includes two fold-out plates and a report of the Fifth Anniversary Meeting of the Cavendish Society. Contents are: I - Report on the Relation of the Volumes of Bodies in the Solid State to their Equivalents or Atomic Weights, by Prof. Otto of Brunswick; II - Memoir - Studies on the Connection existing between the Atomic Weights, Crystalline Form and Density of Bodies, by M Filhol; III - Report on the Laws according to which the Mixing of Fluids and their Penetration into Permeable Substances Occur, with special reference to the Processes in the Human and Animal Organisation, by Julius Vogel; IV - Report on Isomorphism, Prof. Otto of Brunswick; V - Memoir - Physical Investigations on Dyeing - On the Influence that Two Colours may Exercise upon Each Other when seen simultaneously, by M Chevreul; VI - Memoir - On the Latent Heat of Steam at Different Pressures, by M V Regnault; VII - Report on the Artificial Formation of Alkaloids, by M E Kop; VIII - Memoir on the Intimate Connection existing between the Pseudo-Volcanic Phenomena of Iceland, by Prof Bunsen of Marburg. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02018121014..

$79.62

The Journal of the Iron & Steel Institute Vol LXXXI (81): No. I, 1910
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The Journal of the Iron & Steel Institute Vol LXXXI (81): No. I, 1910

By edited by George C Lloyd. E G Schmer & R Drawe; D Selby Bigge; J O Arnold & A A Read; etc

E & F N Spon: Iron & Steel Institute, London, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Dark covers with gilt lettering on spine, lightly rubbed corners and spine-ends. Sound binding. Clean pages. Contents include: Proceedings of the Annual General Meeting of the Iron and Steel Institute held in London on May 4 1910; Economy and design of modern reversing rolling-mill steam-engines, by E G Schmer & R Drawe; Development in the production of electric power, by D Selby Bigge; The Girod furnace, by W Borchers; The chemical and mechanical relations of iron, manganese, and carbon, by J O Arnold & A A Read; Uniform nomenclature of iron and steel, by J O Arnold; The cutting properties of tool steel, by E G Herbert; Some physical properties of 2 per cent chromium steels, by A McWilliam & E J Barnes; The A2 point in chromium steels, by H Moore; Some recent investigations on case-hardening, by S A Grayson; The crystallography of the iron-carbon system, by Adolphe Kroll Jun; The constitution of cast irons and carbon steels from the practical standpoint, by Donald M Levy; The elastic breakdown of certain steels, by C A M Smith; The homogeneity of metals, by Gregory Tagneeff; Repor on the Fifth International Congress of Mining, Metallurgy, Applied Mechanics, and Practical Geology at Dusseldorf; Obituary; Notes on the Progress of the Home and Foreign Iron and Steel Industries. 774 pages. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02618111001.. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..

$52.55

The Journal of the Iron & Steel Institute Vol LXXIX (79): No. I, 1909
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The Journal of the Iron & Steel Institute Vol LXXIX (79): No. I, 1909

By edited by George C Lloyd. A S Cushman; William H Walker; J Cruickshank Smith; W H Hatfield; etc

E & F N Spon: Iron & Steel Institute, London, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Dark covers with gilt lettering on spine, bumped lower corners, lightly rubbed corners, edges, spine-joints and spine-ends. Paper split over front internal hinge. Sound binding, with occasional slight separation. Clean pages, with occasional foxing to margins. Contents include: Proceedings of the Annual General Meeting of the Iron and Steel Institute held in London on May 13 1909; The preservation of iron and steel, by A S Cushman; The electrolytic theory of the corrosion of iron and its applications, by William H Walker; The value of physical tests in the selection and testing of protective coatings for iron and steel, by J Cruickshank Smith; Influence of the treatment on the solubility of steel in sulphuric acid, by E Heyn & O Bauer; The chemical physics involved in the decarburisation of iron-carbon alloys, by W H Hatfield; The electric furnace and electrical process of steelmaking, by W Rodenhauer; Fuel from peat, by M Ekenberg; A heat treatment study of Bessemer steels, by A McWilliam & E J Barnes; High-tension steels, by P Longmuir; The ageing of mild steel and the influence of nitrogen, by C E Stromeyer; Notes on tests for hardness, by Thomas Turner; The Bristol recording pyrometer, by P Longmuir & T Swinden; Note on the determination of carbon and phosphorus in steel, by A A Blair; Report of the Seventh International Congress of Applied Chemistry; Obituary; Notes on the Progress of the Home and Foreign Iron and Steel Industries. 737 pages. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02618111002.. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..

$52.55

The Journal of the Iron & Steel Institute Vol LXXIII: No. I, 1907
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The Journal of the Iron & Steel Institute Vol LXXIII: No. I, 1907

By Bennett H Brough (ed). Sir Hugh Bell, D Selby Bigge, A W Richards, W A Bone & R V Wheeler, F W Harbord, C E Stromeyer, Brearley & Moorwood, A. J. Capron, J. Henderson, T. Swinden

E & F N Spon: Iron & Steel Institute, London, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Dark covers with gilt lettering on spine have light shelf-wear to corners and spine-ends. Sound binding. Clean pages. Fold-out plates are clean and intact. Previous owner's name at the front. Contents include: Section I: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting held in London on May 1907; Iillustrated, frontispiece of Sir Hugh Bell. Presidential Address of Sir Hugh Bell, The Development of Electricity in the Iron & Steel Industries by D. Selby Bigge; The Manufacture of Steel from High-Silicon Phosphoric Pig Iron by the basic Bessemer Process by A.W. Richards; A Method of Producing High-Class Steel from Pig Iron containing Chromium, Nickel and Cobalt by A. W. Richards; An Investigation on the Use of Steam in Gas-Producer Practice by W.A. Bone & R.V. Wheeler; The Relation between the Process of Manufacture and some of the Physical Properties of Steel by F.W. Harbord; The Ageing of Mild Steel by C.E. Stromeyer; Sentinel Pyrometers and their Application to the Annealing, Hardening and General Heat Treatment of Tool Steel by Brearley & Moorwood; Induced Draught, with Hot-Air Economisers, for Steel-Works and Blast-Furnace Boilers by A.J. Capron; Note on the Distribution of Sulphur in Metal Ingot Moulds by J. Henderson; Carbon-Tungsten Steels by T. Swinden. Section I I: Notes on the Progress of the Home & Foreign Iron Steel Industries. Iron Ores:Locations discussed are:England,Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switserland, Cyprus, Greenland, Ceylon, Canada, South Australia, Queensland, Western Australia, Natal, Transvaal, East Africa Protectorate, China, Tunis, French Sudan, German East Africa, Brazil, Chili (Chile), Peru, Alabama, California, Minnesota, Lake Superior District,New York, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, Germany, India, Mexico; Refactory Material; Production of Pig Iron; Prodsuction of Malleable Iron; Forge and Mill Machinery; Production of Steel; Further Treatment of Iron and Steel; Physical Properties; ChemicalPrperties; Chemical Analysis; Statistics; Bibliography. Plates are: Photographs and diagrams illustrating Mr Selby Bigge's paper; Photographs illustrating Dr Bone and Mr Wheeler's paper; Diagrams illustrating Mr Swinden's paper; Phomigrographs illustrating Mr Swinden's Paper. 638, index. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02618101005..

$37.69

The Journal of the Iron & Steel Institute Vol LXXX (80): No. II, 1909
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The Journal of the Iron & Steel Institute Vol LXXX (80): No. II, 1909

By George C Lloyd (ed). E J Ljungberg; C A Ablett; H F Rugan & H C H Carpenter; J Newton Friend; etc

E & F N Spon: Iron & Steel Institute, London, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Dark covers with gilt lettering on spine, lightly bumped spine-ends. Sound binding. Clean pages. Fold-out plates are clean and intact. Contents include: Production of iron and steel by the electric smelting process, by E J Ljungberg; The determination of the economy of reversing rolling-mills, by C A Ablett; The 'growth' of cast irons after repeated heatings, by H F Rugan & H C H Carpenter; Uniform moisture in blast, by Greville Jones; The fuel economy of dry blast as indicated by calculations from empirical data, by R S Moore; Artificial magnetic oxide of iron, by F J R Carulla; The action of air and steam on pure iron, by J Newton Friend; The serviceable life and cost of renewals of permanent way of British railways, by R Price-Williams; Tests of cast iron, by E Adamson; The constitution of carbon-tungsten steels, by T Swinden; The corrosion of iron, by J Newton Friend; Notes on Works and Places of Interested visited at the London Meeting - Siemens Brothers & Co Ltd, Woolwich; Royal Arsenal Woolwich; Woolwich Town Hall; Fraser & Chalmers Ltd, Erith; London County Council Electric Generating Station, Greenwich; Ironmongers' Hall; Armourers and Brasiers' Hall; National Physical Laboratory, Teddington; D Napier & Son Ltd, Acton; Mitchell Motor Works and Garage; Lambeth Palace; Royal Doulton Potteries; Royal Small-Arms Factory, Enfield Lock; Power Plant Co Ltd, West Drayton; Mercers' Hall; Portsmouth Dockyard & H M Naval Establishments; Report on the Fifth Congress of the International Association for Testing Materials, by G C Lloyd; Obituary; Notes on the Progress of the Home and Foreign Iron and Steel Industries. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02618111003.. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..

$52.55

Archaeological Sciences 1995, Proceeding of a conference on the application of scientific techniques to the study of archaeology, Liverpool, July 1995. Oxbow Monograph 64
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Archaeological Sciences 1995, Proceeding of a conference on the application of scientific techniques to the study of archaeology, Liverpool, July 1995. Oxbow Monograph 64

By edited by Anthony Sinclair, Elizabeth Slater, John Gowlett

Oxbow Books, Oxford, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Spine-ends are lightly bumped, block edges are lightly marked. Fresh covers, tight binding, clean pages and end-papers. Contains black and white plates and illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. ISBN: 190018804X. ISBN/EAN: 9781900188043. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40118101047.. 9781900188043 This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..

$138.54

The Standard Cyclopedia of Modern Agriculture and Rural Economy
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The Standard Cyclopedia of Modern Agriculture and Rural Economy

By Edited by Professor R. Patrick Wright

The Gresham Publishing Company, London, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Matching 12 volume set published over 1909, 1910 and 1911. Dark blue covers with printed and empressed decoration in pale blue and gilt. Slight markings, dents or scratches to some covers. Volumes 3 and 4 are more heavily marked on rear covers. Spine ends and corners are bumped and slightly rubbed. Coloured frontis to all volumes with both colour and black and white plates throughout. Clean pages but light foxing to endpapers. Packed weight approx. 16kg. 12-volume set (complete). Contains colour frontis and colour plates. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: over 4 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 56118091073.. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..

$133.76

Chemistry for Schools of Science
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Chemistry for Schools of Science

By S Parrish; introduction by D Forsyth

MacMillan and Co Limited, London, 1922. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Darkened brown covers with black lettering, sunned spine, sound binding, slightly darkened end-papers. Contains black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02318081129..

$12.74

The Determination of Minerals Under the Microscope, with Special Reference to the Interpretation of Interference Phenomena
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The Determination of Minerals Under the Microscope, with Special Reference to the Interpretation of Interference Phenomena

By John W Evans

Thomas Murby & Co, London, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Clean dark green covers with blind lettering on the front and gilt lettering on the spine, lightly rubbed spine-ends and corners, sound binding but with separation between page xii and page 1, previous owner's name and date of 1929 on front end-paper, clean pages. Contains colour frontis and black and white plates. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 03218081114..

$19.64

Minerals and the Microscope
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Minerals and the Microscope

By H G Smith

Thomas Murby & Co, 1940. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Clean blue covers with bumped corners and spine-ends, sound binding, clean pages. Contains colour frontis and black and white plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 03218081113..

$8.49

Adaptation and Environment
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Adaptation and Environment

By Robert N Brandon

Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Clean sound slip-case, fresh covers, tight binding, clean pages and end-papers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 069108548X. ISBN/EAN: 9780691085487. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 02418081103.. 9780691085487

$14.07

Making of Man, a Study in Evolution
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Making of Man, a Study in Evolution

By Sir Oliver Lodge

Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1938. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Beige covers with black lettering on a sunned spine, lightly bumped spine-ends, sound binding, foxing to prelims and occasionally elsewhere and pages are otherwise clean. No dust-jacket. Previous owner's name in pencil at front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 11918071109..

$7.70

Petrology for Students, An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the Microscope
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Petrology for Students, An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the Microscope

By Alfred Harker

Cambridge at the University Press, Cambridge, 1954. Eighth Edition Revised. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Clean brown covers with gilt lettering on the spine, sound binding, clean pages. Contains black and white illustrations. No dust-jacket. Previous owner's name in ink at front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 03218061180..

$8.49

Inorganic Chemistry
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Inorganic Chemistry

By Paul Henderson

Pergamon Press, London, 1984. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Crisp clean covers, tight binding, clean pages and inside covers. No dust jacket, as published. Previous owner's name in pencil at front. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. ISBN: 0080204473. ISBN/EAN: 9780080204475. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 03218061056.. 9780080204475

$7.70

The Cambridge Natural History, Volume VIII, Amphibia and Reptiles

By Hans Gadow. Series editors S F Harmer and A E Shipley

MacMillan and Co Limited, London, 1909. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Half-leather with green boards, gilt lettering and crest and raised bands, marbled end-papers, prize note from Eton College on plain end-paper, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers. Contains many black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16018051331.. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..

$27.87

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