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Charles Babbage and his Calculating Engines, Selected Writings By Charles Babbage and Others
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Charles Babbage and his Calculating Engines, Selected Writings By Charles Babbage and Others

By Babbage, Charles & others, Edited and with an Introduction by Philip Morrison and Emily Morrison

New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1961 138mm x 205mm tall (approx. 5.5" x 8"). Pp xxxviii, 400 with a frontispiece and other plates, + 15pp Publisher's Catalogue. Light rubs to spine edges, otherwise very good, in the original illustrated soft-card covers.. First Edition Thus. Good. 8vo.

$33.84

Principles of Log Measurement [ i.e. Timber ]
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Principles of Log Measurement [ i.e. Timber ]

By Laver, C.F.

London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1951 Hardback, 125mm x 188mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 200pp with 106 text figs. Very good, in the original brown cloth-covered boards/orange spine title. Illustrated dust-wrapper very slightly sunned to backstrip and lightly rubbed at head, but otherwise very good and unclipped.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.

$20.30

Decimal Recurrences
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Decimal Recurrences

By F.C.G. [ COPAC suggests Fred C. Giles as Author, whilst recording only four copies of the book ]

London: Not published, but printed by Oakdene Printing Services, 1978 Hardback, 200mm,265mm tall (8" x 10.5" approx.). Pp (v), 61 + 15 folding Tables + 1p folding leaf 'Index Subjects' + another 'Index Species' and yet another leaf 'Glossary'. [all leaves printed on one side only]. Almost fine, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine. 4to.

$87.97

Brayshaw's Mathematical Desk Companion [ Incorporating Former Editions Under the Titles of "Brodie's" and "Belmont's" Mathematical Companions ]
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Brayshaw's Mathematical Desk Companion [ Incorporating Former Editions Under the Titles of "Brodie's" and "Belmont's" Mathematical Companions ]

By Anon [ James Brodie, Bookseller ? ]

Chesterfield: Thomas Brayshaw Ltd, Printers 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 66pp (incl. cover inners). Covers a little dusty and spine slightly chipped, otherwise sound. Everything you always wanted to know about mathematics, including weights & measures, logarithms, Roman numerals. aliquot parts, decimals, rent and wages calculations, the calendar and the metric system, etc., etc. Undated, but as Pluto is omitted from the list of planets, presumably pre 1930.. 13th Edition. Good/N/a. 8vo.

$6.77

A Short History of Mathematics
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A Short History of Mathematics

By Sanford, Vera, under the Editorship of John Wesley Young, and with an Introduction by David Eugene Smith

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930 Hardback, 140mm x 203mm tall (5.5" x 8" approx.). Pp xii, 402, + 6 single-sided plate leaves and with maps, Tables and illustrations in b/w photo and line. Previous owner's neat signature to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The extensive contents include number magic, puzzles & recreations, number systems and weights & measures.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.

$20.30

A Collection of Tables, Astronomical, Meteorological, and Magnetical, Also for Determining the Altitudes of Mountains; Comparison of French and English Weights and Measures &c., of the H.E.I. Co's Magnetic Observatory, Simla.
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A Collection of Tables, Astronomical, Meteorological, and Magnetical, Also for Determining the Altitudes of Mountains; Comparison of French and English Weights and Measures &c., of the H.E.I. Co's Magnetic Observatory, Simla.

By Boileau. Lieut. Colonel I.T. Engineers, Superintendent

Published in Umballa: Printed by Richard Craven, at the Hon'ble E.I.C. Simla Magnetic Observatory Press, 1850 212mm x 270mm tall (8.25" x 10.5" approx.). Pp xxxi, 78. Covers toned, otherwise very good, in the original black-printed soft-card covers. Very scarce.. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$115.04

Practical Perspective. The Course of Lectures on Linear Perspective Delivered at, and Forming a Part of, the Instruction in the Training School, Marlborough House, and in the Schools of Art in Connection with the Department of Science and Art

By Burchett, R., Headmaster of the Training and Normal School

London: Chapman and Hall, 1856 Hardback, 125mm x 205mm tall (5" x 8" approx.). Pp xii, 102 + 24 folding and multi-folding plates. Rubs to head & tail of spine, and with a small piece torn from the upper blank margin of the archivally reinforced fold to one plate [not affecting the image]. Otherwise very good, in the original blind-decorated, dark-green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles & gilt crest to front board. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo..

$40.60

The Fourth Dimension

By Neville, E.H., Late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Professor of Mathematics in University College, Reading

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1921 Hardback, 8vo. 55pp. Cancelled reading-room label and heraldic University of Liverpool bookplate to front pastedown. Rubs to edges & corners and head of spine, and a few external blemishes, otherwise good. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$24.36

Howard's Anglo-American Art of Reckoning. The Standard Teacher and Referee of Shorthand Business Arithmetic for Schools and Self-Culture [with a Perpetual Calendar]

By Howard, C. Frusher, F.S.Sc.

London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1890 Hardback, 127mm x188mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp 142, with occasional figures in the text, + a red & black-printed leaf "Howard's Copyright Perpetual Calendar", + 16pp (un-numbered) list of selections from Messrs' Cassell's list of Publications. Contemporary owner's pencilled name and address to front free endpaper {one Robert Seddon of Hollins Vale]; miinor rubs to edges & corners, and the lower blank margins of four leaves trimmed by 1cm or so in production. Otherwise very good, in the original blind-ruled and nicely gilt-decorated, black cloth-covered boards/gilt titles/all page-edges red..

$74.44

The Theory of the Recoil of Guns with Recoil Cylinders [ Specially Printed from Artilleristische Monatshefte ]
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The Theory of the Recoil of Guns with Recoil Cylinders [ Specially Printed from Artilleristische Monatshefte ]

By Rausenberger, Professor F. Translated (into English ) by Alfred Slater

London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1909 Hardback, 145mm x 220mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). Pp viii, 114 + 3 folding plates ( two of which are multi-folding) with a total of 34 line-drawn text figures, with Crosby Lockwood & Son's List of Works for 1912 bound-in at rear. Previous owner's signature to upper blank margin of title-page and spine sunned, otherwise fine, in the original blind-ruled red cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 8vo..

$81.20

The Slide Rule. A Practical Manual

By Pickworth, Charles N., Whitworth Scholar & Author of Logarithms for Beginners; The Indicator: Its Construction and Application; The Indicator Diagram: Its Analysis and Application ; etc.

London & Manchester: Emmott and Co., Limited ; Pitman and Sons, Limited, 1945 Hardback, 132mm x 191mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp 127, with 34 text figs. Previous owner's signature to front free endpaper [Lowcock}; some light spotting to endpapers and very minor rubs to hd/tl of spine, otherwise very good in the original black-ruled orange-brown cloth-covered boards/black titles. Booksellers small label to front pastedown "Supplied by J. Halden & Co, 75b, Victoria Street, London S.W. 1". Twenty-Fourth Edition, Revised and ReSet. Hard Cover.

$27.07

The Arithmetic of Electrical Measurements with Numerous Examples, Fully Worked
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The Arithmetic of Electrical Measurements with Numerous Examples, Fully Worked

By Hobbs, W.R.P., R.N., Associate of the Institute of Electrical Engineers, Head Schoolmaster of the Naval Torpedo School, Portsmouth

London: Thomas Murby Hardback, 120mm x 185mm Tall (4.75" x 7.25" approx.). 112pp with title-page vignette and 8 text figs. Light rubs to head and tail of spine and endpapers browned with toning of title-page, otherwise very good, in the original brown cloth-covered boards/black titles, with a decorative roundel to back cover, and, to the front board, a stylish art nouveau decoration [unsigned, but of the style of Talwyn Morris, Charles Rennie Mackintosh &c] Undated, but circa 1890-1910?. Eighth Edition. Decorated Cloth-Covered Boards. Good.

$27.07

A History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule and Allied Instruments
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A History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule and Allied Instruments

By Cajori, Florian, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics and Dean of the School of Engineering, Colorado College.

New York: Chelsea Publishing Company, 1969 Hardback 8vo., 140mm x 210mm tall (5.5" x 8.25" approx.). Pp (vi), 136, with 17 illustrations and an extensive and most useful Bibliography. Fine, in the original yellow cloth-covered boards, this reprint of the original edition of 1909 was produced, for the sake of economy of scale, by the Chelsea Publishing Company as part of one volume containing four works. Also included therefore, are the Third Edition of W. Rouse Ball's "String Figures" [78pp with 28 illustrations]; Julius Petersen's "Methods and Theories for the Solution of Problems of Geometrical Constructions applied to 410 Problems" [102pp], and "The Elements of Non-Euclidian Plane Geometry and Trigonometry" [179pp with 116 diagrams]. First Edition Thus. Fine.

$60.90

The Mathematical Practitioners of Tudor & Stuart England 1485-1714
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The Mathematical Practitioners of Tudor & Stuart England 1485-1714

By Taylor, E.G.R

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for the Institute of Navigation, 1954 Hardback 145mm x 220mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 443 with a frontispiece plate and 11 further plates giving a total of 14 b/w photo illustrations, plus a multi-folding map and a multi-folding leaf "The Scheme of John's Dee's Mathematical Preface". Spine lightly sunned, otherwise very good, in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black spine title. The uncommon First Edition, this with the splendid heraldic bookplate of the maritime Author, William Cuthbert Brian Tunstall to the front pastedown.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/no d/w. 8vo.

$169.18

Mercury Arc Power Rectifiers Theory and Practice

By Marti, Othmar K. & Winograd, Harold [Respectively Chief Engineer & Rectifier Engineer at American Brown Boveri Co Ltd]

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1930 Hardback,150mm x 240mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). Pp vii, 473, with 230 text figs. in b/w & line and a useful Bibliography. Very good, in the original double blind-ruled, dark-green cloth-covered boards//gilt spine title, rulings & decorations.. First Edition. Buckram. Very Good/No Jacket.

$33.84

The Computer Tutor. A Complete Masterclass for Your Micro

By Geller, Maurice [Editor]

London: Guild Publishing, 1986 Hardback, approx 220mm x 290mm tall (8.5" x 7.5") 304pp with colour illustrations and diagrams throughout. A very good, bright copy, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title and and good colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. .

$27.07

The Use and Working of the Watch Calculator and the Slide Rule

By Anon

Manchester: The Scientific Publishing Co. 125mm x 184mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp 29 + 3pp illustrated adverts + 59 text figs. on 10 multi-folding leaves. Very good, in the original olive-green linen-covered soft card covers/black title. Undated, but circa 1890-1915?. First Edition.

$60.90

A New Manual of Logarithms to Seven Places of Decimals

By Bruhns, Dr., Director of the Observatory and Professor of Astronomy at Leipzig

Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1870 Hardback, 165mm x 245mm tall (6.5" x 9.5" approx.). Pp xxiv, 610. Rubs to edges and corners and paper stock lightly toned, otherwise very good, in a contemporary binding of half-calf/brown marbled paper-covered boards/raised bands with gilt rulings to spine and gilt-on-dark-green spine title label.. Stereotype Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good.

$54.14

My One Contribution to Chess
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My One Contribution to Chess

By Morley, F.V.

New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1945 Hardback, 128mm x 193mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp vii, 113 + 6 blank pages. Almost fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/black-printed white paper title label to front board.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w.

$8.80

Mechanical Work in Garden and Greenhouse in Three Parts. Part I. Geometry for Gardeners, Part II. Sun-Dials and Dialling, [ Sundials ]. Part III. Greenhouse Building and Heating, Etc.
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Mechanical Work in Garden and Greenhouse in Three Parts. Part I. Geometry for Gardeners, Part II. Sun-Dials and Dialling, [ Sundials ]. Part III. Greenhouse Building and Heating, Etc.

By Chilton-Young, F.R.H.S., Yorke, Arthur, & ' Various Writers '

London: Ward, Lock & Bowden Limited, 1893 Hardback, 125mm x 187mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp viii, 105, with decorated chapter head & tail-pieces, decorated capitals and 60 illustrations, + 15pp adverts (including endpapers). Very good, in the original red & black-printed light oatmeal-coloured cloth-covered boards/red titles. Photographs of this attractive book on request. First (& Only?) Edition.

$81.20

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