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The Use of the Two Mathematicall Instruments, the Crosse Staffe & the Iacobs Staffe [ ie Mathematical, Cross Staff & Jacobs Staff ] 1595 & 1596
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The Use of the Two Mathematicall Instruments, the Crosse Staffe & the Iacobs Staffe [ ie Mathematical, Cross Staff & Jacobs Staff ] 1595 & 1596

By Hood, Thomas

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1972 Hardback, 155mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Unpaginated, but 40pp including two title-pages with vignettes. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of the Science Library, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, with a couple of neat stamp impressions and a blank patch obscuring the accession no. to the front board. Sepia illustrated book-plate to the front pastedown, indicating the volume's provenance as part of the Dorothy and Henry Jacobus endowment of 1959. Otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 468 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$43.19

The Arte of Shooting in Great Ordnance
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The Arte of Shooting in Great Ordnance

By Bourne, William

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 (xv), 94, (ii), with a title-page vignette, decorated capitals and several text-figs. Withdrawn from, and sold by, The University of Delaware Library, with a couple of neat stamp impression, inked-out impressions to the closed-page edges, and a plain label over the front board accession number. Spine lightly sunned, otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 117 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$50.39

Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx
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Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx

By Watherston, James H., Goldsmith

16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden [ London ]: Privately Published, 1847 Hardback, 130mm x 205mm tall (5" x 8" approx.). 48pp. Almost fine, in the original blind-decorated, green cloth-covered boards. The title continues: "..with Considerations on the Remedy as to Fineness, and suggestions for altering the same. Dedicated to the Wardens of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths". An important and most uncommon work (written at a time when our money was still worth something!). First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/No d/w.

$179.95

The Sheet and Plate Glass Calculator. Containing Above 25,000 Superficial Areas, with Numerous and Concise Examples for Readily Ascertaining the Contents of Any Number of Panes of Whatever Dimensions
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The Sheet and Plate Glass Calculator. Containing Above 25,000 Superficial Areas, with Numerous and Concise Examples for Readily Ascertaining the Contents of Any Number of Panes of Whatever Dimensions

By Furbank, Robert A.

Leeds: William Pape ( Baxendale & Co. Ltd., Proprietors ), 1891 Hardback, 157mm x 252mm tall (6.75" x 10" approx.). Pp 91 (un-numbered). Light rubs to hd/tl of spine, otherwise a very good copy, in the original triple blind-ruled, maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt title.. Eighteenth Edition (Third Impression). Cloth.

$18.00

The Marine Chronometer, Its History and Development
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The Marine Chronometer, Its History and Development

By Gould, Lieut-Commander Rupert T., R.N. F.R.G.S.

London: The Holland Press, 1976 Hardback, 150mm x 222mm tall (6" x 9" tall approx.). Pp xvi, 287 with b/w photo frontis. and 39 other b/w photo plates 85 figures on multiple-image plates. Very good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper is sun-faded, but otherwise sound.. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

$71.98

Golf Courses Design, Construction and Upkeep
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Golf Courses Design, Construction and Upkeep

By Sutton, Martin A.F., F.L.S., F.R.S.A. [Editor], with Bernard Darwin, [Introduction]; P. Mackenzie Ross; T. Simpson; Robert Trent Jones; C.H. Alison & C.K. Cotton

Reading: Sutton and Sons Ltd., 1950 Hardback, 190mm x 263mm tall. (7.25" x 10" tall approx.). Pp xv, 192, with a short Bibliography, an Appendix of "Tables and Other Useful Information,", occasional text figs. and an Index, plus a tissue-guarded frontispiece and 68 further plates with profuse b/w photographs and plans, plus 8pp of adverts, mainly b/w photo-illustrated. Rubs to the edges and corners, otherwise good in the original light-green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. Second Edition. Cloth. Good. Sm 4to..

$179.95

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.

$21.59

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.

$7.20

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.

$21.59

Days, Months & Years. A perpetual calendar for the past, present and future.
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Days, Months & Years. A perpetual calendar for the past, present and future.

By Bear, Magdalen

Diss, Norfolk: Tarquin Publications, 1996 Landscape format, 212mm x 198mm tall (8.25" x 7.25" tall.). 51pp (incl. covers). Very good, in the original blue/white/black laminated soft card covers.. Reprint. Very Good.

$21.59

Our Weights and Measures. A Guide to Collecting
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Our Weights and Measures. A Guide to Collecting

By Graham, J.T., FITSA

London: Shire Publications Ltd, 1979 150mm x 210mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). 32pp with 52 b/w photos depicting dozens of weights, etc. Fine, in the original colour-illustrated soft covers. No. 44 in the Shire Album series.. First Edition. Fine/N/A. 8vo.

$7.20

Everyday Domestic Science and Hygiene
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Everyday Domestic Science and Hygiene

By Joslin, I.C., B.Sc. & Taylor, P.M., M.A., F.I.S.

London: Macmillan & Co, Ltd., 1959 Hardback, 120mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp viii, 540, with profuse illustrations, mainly in b/w photo & line but with one in colour, Deals with a very wide range of subjects, including weights & measures. Very good, on the original black-decorated light-green cloth-covered boards/black titles.. Second Edition, Reprinted. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 8vo.

$18.00

Salter. The Story of a Family Firm 1760-1960
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Salter. The Story of a Family Firm 1760-1960

By Bache, Mary

West Bromwich: Geo. Salter & Co. Limited, 1960 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 95pp, with a double-page Family Tree, plus a frontispiece and 14 further plates giving a total of 33 b/w photos. Fine, in the original dark-green rexine-covered boards/dulled gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Sm 8vo.

$25.91

Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in Use in the British Empire. With Some Account of the Metric System
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Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in Use in the British Empire. With Some Account of the Metric System

By Chaney, H.J.

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1897 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp viii, 157, plus a frontispiece plate; 10 further single-sided b/w plates; many illustrations in the text, and 4 folding and multi-folding leaves with multiple figures. Recased, with new endpapers and brown art-leather spine, otherwise very good, with the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt title.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 8vo.

$71.98

Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in Use in the British Empire. With Some Account of the Metric System
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Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in Use in the British Empire. With Some Account of the Metric System

By Chaney, H.J.

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1897 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp viii, 157, plus a frontispiece plate; 10 further single-sided b/w plates; many illustrations in the text, and 4 folding and multi-folding leaves with multiple figures. Withdrawn from, and sold by, The Froebel Educational Institute. Recased by the Institute, using the original boards, new endpapers and a brown cloth spine now somewhat rubbed.. Otherwise good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. 8vo.

$50.39

The Commercial Referee and Universal Cambist: A Compendium of Useful Memoranda for the Counting House, the Library, or the Portmanteau, Comprising Tables of English and Foreign Money...." [cont' in description below]
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The Commercial Referee and Universal Cambist: A Compendium of Useful Memoranda for the Counting House, the Library, or the Portmanteau, Comprising Tables of English and Foreign Money...." [cont' in description below]

By Wilden, J. Owen

London: Henry Kent Causton, 1858 Hardback, 105mm x 185mm tall (4" x 6.5" approx.). 116pp + (xv) "Useful Publications by Henry Kent Causton [with engraving of his premises in Gracechurch Street) . Signature of George Peel and blind-stamp of his residence, Brookfield House, Cheadle to the upper blank margin of the title-leaf. Blind-stamp impression of the bookseller, "Kelly, Market Street, Manchester", to the front free endpaper. Original brown cloth-covered boards, decorated in blind, with black-printed title-label laid down. Label rubbed and spine cloth reglued, otherwise good. George Peel was a famous engineer and also uncle to Sir Robert Peel. The subtitle continues: " Weights and Measures, Comparative and Proportionate; French Francs Reduced to Sterling Money, at Several Rates of Exchange; The Assay of Precious Metals; Foreign Exchanges; Memoranda on Bills of Exchange; and a Variety of Useful Information for Contingent Reference.". First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$93.57

On the Science of Weighing and Measuring and Standards of Measure and Weight
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On the Science of Weighing and Measuring and Standards of Measure and Weight

By Chisholm, H.W., Warden of the Standards

London: Macmillan and Co., 1877 Hardback, 125mm x 185mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp xvi, 191, with a frontispiece plate & 45 further illustrations. Cloth dusty here and there and with (apparently) new endpapers, otherwise very good, in the original black-ruled, gilt decorated cloth/gilt titles. Published in MacMillan & Co.'s "Nature Series".. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$86.38

An Enquiry into and an Explanation of Decimal Coinage and the Metric System of Weights and Measures
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An Enquiry into and an Explanation of Decimal Coinage and the Metric System of Weights and Measures

By Anthony, Edwyn, M.A., J.P., Barrister-at-Law; Alderman, and Chairman of the Weights and Measures Committee of the Herefordshire County Council; Member of the London Mathematical Society

London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1904 Hardback, 190mm x 255mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). Pp viii, 104. Occasional spotting to prelims, more so to closed-page edges, and light rubs to hd/tl of spine. Otherwise very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 4to.

$86.38

British Weights and Measures as Described in the Laws of England from Anglo-Saxon Times.
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British Weights and Measures as Described in the Laws of England from Anglo-Saxon Times.

By Watson, Colonel Sir C.M., K.C.M.G., C.B., M.A., Late Royal Engineers

London: John Murray, 1910 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp xii, 107 plus 8pp Publisher's adverts. Fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$71.98

Practical Metrology. Volume 1
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Practical Metrology. Volume 1

By Hume, K.J. & Sharp, G.H.

London: Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1953 Hardback, 135mm x 203mm tall (5.25" x 8" approx.). 60pp with 10 text figs. [a suprisingly uncommon work, it would seem. COPAC apparently having no record either of this First Edition, or of the involvement of Mr. Sharp, who was the Metrology Superintendent at the Edgware de Haviland Engine Co. Ltd]]. Neat signature of a previous owner, one K.R. Butterworth, to the verso of the front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the price-clipped and patch-repaired but otherwise sound dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Chipped d/w. Sm 8vo..

$40.31

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