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The Leeuwenhoek Legacy
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The Leeuwenhoek Legacy

By Ford, Brian J.

Bristol & London: Biopress & Farrand Press, 1991 Hardback 200mm x 240mm tall (8" x 9.5" approx.). Pp (xvi), 185pp illustrated throughout in b/w photo & line..Very good, in the original boards/gilt spine title and the, slightly marked but otherwise very good and unclipped, illustrated dustwrapper.. First Edition. Boards. Very Good/Good. 4to..

$126.97

Calculating & Registering Apparatus [ Calculating Machines, Gauges, Odometers, Etc.] Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Group XIX, Classes 105 & 106 [ Abridgements ]
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Calculating & Registering Apparatus [ Calculating Machines, Gauges, Odometers, Etc.] Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Group XIX, Classes 105 & 106 [ Abridgements ]

By His Majesty's Stationery Office

Chancery Lane: The Patent Office, 1933 188mm x 270mm tall ( 7.5" x 11.5" approx.), Pp xii, 369 + 8pp Publisher's adverts. Illustrated Abridgments of Specifications numbers 360.001 to 380,000 incl., with illustrations throughout. Withdrawn and sold from Bradford Library, Patents Department, with stamp-impressions to the front cover and a couple of internal upper blank margins. A little external dusting, otherwise very good in the original black-printed paper covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to..

$86.87

Calculating & Registering Apparatus [ Calculating Machines, Gauges, Odometers, Etc.] Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Group XIX, Classes 105 & 106 [ Abridgements ]
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Calculating & Registering Apparatus [ Calculating Machines, Gauges, Odometers, Etc.] Patents for Inventions Abridgments of Specifications Group XIX, Classes 105 & 106 [ Abridgements ]

By His Majesty's Stationery Office

Chancery Lane: The Patent Office, 1932 188mm x 270mm tall ( 7.5" x 11.5" approx.), Pp xiii, 321 + 8pp Publisher's adverts. Illustrated Abridgments of Specifications numbers 340,001 to 360,000 incl., with illustrations throughout. Withdrawn and sold from Bradford Library, Patents Department, with stamp-impressions to the front cover and a couple of internal upper blank margins. A little external dusting, otherwise very good in the original black-printed paper covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to..

$86.87

Abridgments of Specifications Group XXXIX - TELEPHONES - EIGHT VOLUMES [ Abridgements Group Thirty-nine 39 ]

By PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS

London: H.M.S.O. Eight Volumes complete from 1932 to 1939 inclusive, each 185mm x 270mm tall with a total of approx 1600 pages with text illustrations throughout. Abridgements of Specifications for the telephone 340,001 - 500,000 inclusive. A couple of the volumes with dusty covers and all with the rubber-stamp of Bradford Public Library, Patents Department,. Otherwise very good copies in the original black-printed loose paper folders. The sale of individual volumes from either end of the run considered.

$100.24

Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Watches, Clocks and Other Timekeepers. Part II - A.D. 1867-1876. [ Abridgements ]

By PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS

London: The Commissioners of Patents' Sale Branch, 1883 130mm x 188mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp viii, 94+ 32pp. Abridgements of Specifications for inventions in the horological field. Leaves browning and friable, with small loss to to lower blank free corners of preliminary leaves. Final leaf detached but present. Original black-printed, blue-paper front cover and spine chipped and rear cover lacking, Overall in poor condition, but a useful working copy of a scarce item.. First Edition Thus. Poor.

$20.05

The Divided Circle. A History of Instruments for Astronomy, Navigation and Surveying
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The Divided Circle. A History of Instruments for Astronomy, Navigation and Surveying

By Bennett, J. A.

Oxford: Phaidon. Christie's, 1987 Hardback.4to. 222mm x 228mm tall (8.75" x 12" approx.). 224 pages with 260 illustrations, including 16 in colour. Fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth-Covered Boards. Fine/Fine.

$126.97

Cooke Compasses for Quality. [ a Catalogue of Navigation Aids ]
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Cooke Compasses for Quality. [ a Catalogue of Navigation Aids ]

By B. Cooke & Son Ltd

Hull: B. Cooke & Son Ltd, 1990 24pp (incl. covers), illustrated throughout and with, loosely inserted, a company discount voucher, to be used against the purchase of Barographs Barometers, Binoculars, Clocks, Compasses - Compass Adjusting, Lamps, Microscopes, Sextants, Telescopes, & Watches [but not against Admiralty Charts!]. Undated but circa 1990. Soft Cover. Almost Fine/N/A.

$10.69

Timekeepers. A Science Museum Illustrated Booklet [ Clocks, Watches, Sundials, Sand-glasses
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Timekeepers. A Science Museum Illustrated Booklet [ Clocks, Watches, Sundials, Sand-glasses

By Ward, F.A.B., M.A., P.H.D., F.B.H.I., F.I.N.S.T. P.

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1963 150mm square [ 6" x 6" approx.). 48pp with 20 colour plates. Good, in the original colour-illustrated soft card covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/N/a.

$6.62

Tudor Geography 1485-1583
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Tudor Geography 1485-1583

By Taylor, E.G.R

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1930 Hardback 140mm x 230mm tall (5.5" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 290, plus a frontispiece and 15 further b/w plates and 8pp Publisher's adverts. Withdrawn and sold from Saltley College, Birmingham with label residue to front pastedown, accession numbers to cloth; stamp impressions to endpapers & closed-page edges, and light rubs to cloth corners, otherwise good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/white spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Later loose protective Jacket. 8vo.

$60.14

Tudor Geography 1485-1583
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Tudor Geography 1485-1583

By Taylor, E.G.R

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1930 Hardback 140mm x 230mm tall (5.5" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 290, plus a frontispiece and 15 further b/w plates and 8pp Publisher's adverts. Light rubs to cloth corners, paper stock lightly toned, and previous owner's neat signature to front pastedown, otherwise good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and rulings.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. 8vo.

$86.87

Marine Navigation Instruments
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Marine Navigation Instruments

By Randier, Jean [translated by John E. Powell]

London: John Murray, 1980 Hardback, 215mm x 280mm tall (8.5" x 11" approx.). 219pp with 244 illustrations in colour, b/w and line. Fine, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine, unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 4to..

$46.78

William Cumming Henley, His Days and Ways. INCLUDING Lantern Lecture 'The Oak and Its Folk' Delivered By W.C. Henley at the Dartmouth Library Society in 1916 or 1917
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William Cumming Henley, His Days and Ways. INCLUDING Lantern Lecture 'The Oak and Its Folk' Delivered By W.C. Henley at the Dartmouth Library Society in 1916 or 1917

By Henley, Ellen Pamela with a Foreword by Ida Walker

Dartmouth: R. Cranford & Son, Ltd, 1953 Hardback, 215mm x 278mm tall (8.5" x 11" approx.). Pp (xxiv), 69 plus a frontispiece and with 30 further b/w photos. Original brown cloth-covered boards/gilt title. Rubs to head & tail and some other marks to binding but internally very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. 4to..

$26.73

His Exercises Containing Sixe Treatises
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His Exercises Containing Sixe Treatises

By Blundevile, M [also known as Blundevill or Blundeville ]

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1971 157mm x 233mm tall approx. Produced from the 1594 editions in Cambridge University Library and the W A Engelbrech Collection, with the collation A-Z8, Aa-Xx8, Yy6 + three folding plates. A total of some 700 pages, plates, with the required volvelles, and tables. A few very minor external marks, otherwise fine and bright, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt on dark-blue titles and gilt monogram. Number 361 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile. . First Edition Thus. Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket.

$167.06

The Description and Vse of the Sphaere, London 1613 [ie Use of the Sphere ]
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The Description and Vse of the Sphaere, London 1613 [ie Use of the Sphere ]

By Wright, Edward

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1969 Hardback, 155mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp (viii), 104 with a full-page illustration, decorated headpieces and a capital. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of NMU Library with stamp-impressions to the verso of the title-leaf and the closed-page edges. Otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 136 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later loose protective Jacket.

$53.46

Modern Office Machinery.
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Modern Office Machinery.

By Foster, Leonard F.

London: Gee & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 1929 Title continues: "..Being a practical handbook on the construction, methods of work, etc., of the most modern types of Office Machinery for the use of Principals, Directors, Secretaries, Accountants, Office Managers and others". Hardback 4to. 7.25" x 9.75" tall. Pp xiv, 163 with 111 b/w illustrations. A most comprehensive work detailing the machines to be found in use in offices in the pre-electronic era. Contents include much detail on typewriters, dictating machines, inter-communicating telephones, duplicating machines, addressing machines, calculating machines, accounting machines, sorting and tabulating machines, time recorders, etc. Endpapers lightly spotted and a couple of small oval library stamp impressions to blank areas, otherwise very good in the original blind-ruled, olive green cloth/blind title/gilt spine title.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth. Good/Later loose protective Jacket.

$167.06

Hints to Travellers Scientific and General, Tenth Edition, Revised and Corrected from the Ninth Edition Edited for the Royal Geographical Society. Vol I. Surveying and Practical Astronomy
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Hints to Travellers Scientific and General, Tenth Edition, Revised and Corrected from the Ninth Edition Edited for the Royal Geographical Society. Vol I. Surveying and Practical Astronomy

By Reeves, E.A., F.R.A.S., F.R.G.S., Map Curator and Instructor to Surveying to the Royal Geographical Society

London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1921 Hardback, 125mm x 175mm tall (5" x 7" approx.). Pp xv, 470 with 99 figures in the text in b/w & line, including a multi-folding plate "Lines of Equal Magnetic Variation, 1920", plus 4 further multi-folding charts in a pocket to the rear board. additionally there are 14pp of illustrated adverts, including the endpapers. Some minor external rubs and a crease to the spine cloth, otherise very good, in the original dark-blue, cloth-covered boards/gilt titles, with Metric & Imperial Rules in gilt to the leading edges of both boards. NOTE. Currently no other copy has been located with all four of the rear pocket enclosures.. Tenth Edition. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Sm 8vo.

$46.78

Early Science in Oxford Vol. VII The Life and Work of Robert Hooke Part II. [ Volume Seven 7 ]

By Gunther, R.T.

London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1968 Hardback, 140mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" tall approx. Pp [viii] + 397- 806 inclusive. with a b/w frontispiece plate, another b/w plate, and over 50 illustrations in line, both in the text and on plate leaves. Fine and unread, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Fine/No d/w [as Issued]. 8vo..

$66.83

Mechanical Philosophy, Horology, and Astronomy : being an exposition of the properties of matter and of their mode of action, the construction of instruments for the measurement of time, and a description of the heavenly Bodies
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Mechanical Philosophy, Horology, and Astronomy : being an exposition of the properties of matter and of their mode of action, the construction of instruments for the measurement of time, and a description of the heavenly Bodies

By Carpenter, W.B., M.D., F.R.S.

London: W. S. Orr & Co., 1844 Hardback, 120mm x 195mm tall (4.75" x 8.75" approx.). Pp vii, 575, with 175 text figs. Some finger-marking to blank margins, otherwise very good, in a later binding of tan cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title & rulings. [Only one copy of this edition recorded in COPAC]. Cloth. Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Sm 8vo..

$37.42

The Life Story of the Late Sir Charles Tilston Bright, Civil Engineer, with which is Incorporated the Story of the Atlantic Cable, and the First Telegraph to India and the Colonies. Volume II
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The Life Story of the Late Sir Charles Tilston Bright, Civil Engineer, with which is Incorporated the Story of the Atlantic Cable, and the First Telegraph to India and the Colonies. Volume II

By Bright, Edward Brailsford & Bright, Charles [ Bright's Brother & Son respectively ]

Westminster: Archibald Constable and Co., 1899 Volume Two only. 145mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" tall approx.). Pp xxi, 701 + 6pp Publisher's adverts., with tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait and 82 other illustrations. Undated, but stated by COPAC to be 1899. Light rubs to edges and corners and a little patchiness and bruising to spine cloth. Otherwise good to very good, in the original red cloth/gilt spine title with, also gilt, the top edges & the heraldic device to front board [ motto: Clarior E Tenebris ]. Rubber stamp impressions to front endpapers "Archibald Constable & Co - File Copy". A very heavy volume, for which some additional postage may be required. First Edition. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Lge 8vo..

$167.06

GP Girard-Perregaux Millenium Yearbook and Haute Horlogerie [fine luxury watchmaking]. Text in French & English. 2 Vols [ Watch Watches ]
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GP Girard-Perregaux Millenium Yearbook and Haute Horlogerie [fine luxury watchmaking]. Text in French & English. 2 Vols [ Watch Watches ]

By GP Girard-Perregaux

La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland: GP Girard-Perregaux, 2000 Two volumes, hardbacks, each 170mm x 245mm tall (6.5" x 9.75" approx.). Pp 119 & 232 respectively, both volumes being profusely illustrated, mainly with superb colour photos of fine chronograph, calendar, automatic and complicated watches [a few in b/w photo]. Spine to one volume lightly sunned, otherwise both fine, in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt spine titles, with matching slip-case. Text in French and English. [note, as some additional postage may be required for overseas delivery, please ask for confirmation of cheapest option before placing an order].. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Slip-case. Lge 8vo..

$113.60

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