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Une bibliothèque byzantine : Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc et la fabrique du savoir

Une bibliothèque byzantine : Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc et la fabrique du savoir

by Cheny, Anne-Marie

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2015
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9791026700470
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Champ Vallon Editions, 2015 8vo (24 cm), 276, [10] pp. Laminated wrappers (minor shelf-wear). Ce livre passionnant révèle un pan méconnu de la culture du premier XVIIe siècle : la part de Byzance dans l'univers mental et intellectuel des lettrés et des savants, et cela à partir du portrait d'un érudit : Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1580-1637) fut, en effet,… Read more about this item
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David Samwell (1751-1798): Surgeon of the "Discovery", London-Welshman and Poet

David Samwell (1751-1798): Surgeon of the "Discovery", London-Welshman and Poet

by Davies, William

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1928
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London: The Transaction of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, 1928 8vo (22.5 cm), PP. 79-134. Publisher's cloth, gilt-lettered spine (one quire loose). Part of The Transaction of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, Session 1926-27.
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Regiomontanus: His Life and Work

Regiomontanus: His Life and Work

by Zinner, E.; Brown, E.

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1990
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Hardcover
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9780444887924
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North Holland, 1990 8vo (23 cm), X, 402 pp. Laminated wrappers (minor shelf-wear). "The 500th anniversary of Regiomontanus's birth has occasioned this depiction of his life and work. It is the first English translation of Ernst Zinner's monumental biography, plus a number of specially-written supplementary articles which help paint a more comprehensive picture of the current state of knowledge about… Read more about this item
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Galileo: Watcher of the Skies

Galileo: Watcher of the Skies

by Wootton, David

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2013
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Soft cover
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9780300197297
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Yale University Press, 2013 12mo (19.5 cm), XII, 328 pp. Laminated wrappers (minor shelf-wear). "A provocative and penetrating new life of Galileo, placing the man, his achievements, and his failures in the broader history of the Scientific Revolution. Tackling Galileo as astronomer, engineer, and author, David Wootton places him at the center of Renaissance culture. He traces Galileo through his… Read more about this item
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The Book of My Life (New York Review Books Classics)

The Book of My Life (New York Review Books Classics)

by Cardano, Girolamo

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2002
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Soft cover
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9781590170168
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NYRB Classics, 2002 8vo (20 cm), XX, 291 pp. Laminated wrappers (wrappers slightly rubbed at extremities, blind collector's stamp on the title page). "A bright star of the Italian Renaissance, Girolamo Cardano was an internationally-sought-after astrologer, physician, and natural philosopher, a creator of modern algebra, and the inventor of the universal joint. Condemned by the Inquisition to house arrest in… Read more about this item
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Between Raphael and Galileo: Mutio Oddi and the Mathematical Culture of Late Renaissance Italy

Between Raphael and Galileo: Mutio Oddi and the Mathematical Culture of Late Renaissance Italy

by Marr, Alexander

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2011
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Hardcover
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9780226506289
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University of Chicago Press, 2011 4to (26 cm), XVI, 359 pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (minor shelf-wear). "Although largely unknown today, during his lifetime Mutio Oddi of Urbino (1569-1639) was a highly esteemed scholar, teacher, and practitioner of a wide range of disciplines related to mathematics. A prime example of the artisan-scholar so prevalent in the late Renaissance, Oddi… Read more about this item
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Grand Obsession: Madame Curie and Her World

Grand Obsession: Madame Curie and Her World

by Pflaum, Rosalynd

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1989
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Hardcover
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9780385261357
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Doubleday, 1989 8vo (24 cm), X, 500 pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (minor shelf-wear). "Marie Curie's life was a story of passion, ambition, and courageous dreams, and her work changed the world forever. The book is the story of this remarkable scientist and her family, winners of three Nobel prizes in two generations. Their extraordinary lives comprise a fascinating… Read more about this item
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A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World

A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World

by Pais, Abraham

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1997
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Hardcover
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9780198501992
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Oxford University Press, 1997 8vo (23.5 cm), XVII, 1238 pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (minor shelf-wear). A captivating memoir that recounts the extraordinary life and experiences of one of the most prominent physicists of the 20th century. Published in 1997, it provides a fascinating glimpse into the personal and professional journey of Abraham Pais. In this book, Pais shares… Read more about this item
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Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution

Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution

by Gribbin, John

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2012
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Soft cover
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9780593068656
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Bantam Press, 2012 8vo (23 cm), XII, 324 pp. Laminated wrappers (paper slightly toned). "Erwin Schrödinger was an Austrian physicist famous for his contribution to quantum physics. He won the Nobel Prize in 1933 and is best known for his thought experiment of a cat in a box, both alive and dead at the same time, which revealed the seemingly… Read more about this item
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Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics

Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics

by Sime, Ruth Lewin

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1996
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Hardcover
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9780520089068
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University of California Press, 1996 8vo (23.5 cm), XIII, 526 pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (minor shelf-wear). A captivating biography that illuminates the remarkable life and scientific contributions of Lise Meitner, a pioneering physicist of the 20th century. Ruth Lewin Sime delves into the personal and professional journey of Lise Meitner, from her early days as a student in… Read more about this item
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Schrodinger: Life and Thought

Schrodinger: Life and Thought

by Moore, Walter J.

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1989
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Hardcover
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9780521354349
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Cambridge University Press, 1989 8vo (23.5 cm), XI, 513 pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (minor shelf-wear). "In the first comprehensive biography of Erwin Schrödinger--a brilliant and charming Austrian, a great scientist, and a man with a passionate interest in people and ideas--the author draws upon recollections of Schrödinger's friends, family and colleagues, and on contemporary records, letters and diaries.… Read more about this item
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Christopher Plantin

Christopher Plantin

by Clair, Colin

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1960
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London: Cassell & Company, 1960 8vo (25 cm), XV, 302 pp, 16 plates. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (dj slightly frayed at top, blind collector's stamp on the front free endpaper, paper somewhat toned). Christopher Plantin (c.1520-1589) was one of the most successful printers and publishers of the sixteenth century. This biography, the first published in English, offers an account… Read more about this item
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Johann Gutenberg: The Inventor of Printing

Johann Gutenberg: The Inventor of Printing

by Scholderer, Victor

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1970
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Hardcover
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9780714103761
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British Museum, 1970 8vo (22 cm), 32 pp, 18 plates. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (minor shelf-wear, bookseller's ticket and ownership entry in pencil verso of half-title). Over five hundred years ago Johann Gutenberg of Mainz invented printing and began to produce books using movable types. Victor Scholderer's account of the inventor of printing shows how the printed book did… Read more about this item
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John Baskerville: Art and Industry of the Englightenment (Eighteenth Century Worlds LUP)

John Baskerville: Art and Industry of the Englightenment (Eighteenth Century Worlds LUP)

by Archer-Parré, Caroline; Dick, Malcolm

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2018
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Hardcover
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9781786940643
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Liverpool University Press, 2018 8vo (24.5 cm), XVII, 269 pp. Laminated boards. "This book is concerned with the eighteenth-century typographer, printer, industrialist and Enlightenment figure, John Baskerville (1707-75). The last major, but inadequate publication of Baskerville dates from 1975. Now, forty years on, the time is ripe for a new book. This interdisciplinary approach provides an original contribution to printing… Read more about this item
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Hester Lynch Piozzi (Mrs. Thrale)

Hester Lynch Piozzi (Mrs. Thrale)

by Clifford, James L.

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1941
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1941 8vo (23.5 cm), front., XIX, 492 pp, plates. Later cloth, black gilt-lettered label (deckled fore- and bottom-edge). Second printing. Author's name pasted over with a strip of paper with the author’s complete name, a printed note bellow: “Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, in the Faculty of Philosophy,… Read more about this item
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One Of Us: A Biography Of Mrs Thatcher: Life of Margaret Thatcher

One Of Us: A Biography Of Mrs Thatcher: Life of Margaret Thatcher

by Young, Hugo

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1989
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Hardcover
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9780333344392
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Macmillan, 1989 8vo (24 cm), IX, 570 pp. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (minor shelf-wear, few pencil marks inside). Written to coincide with Channel 4 series on Thatcher, this biography is based on intimate conversations between the Prime Minister and the major politicians of the period and Hugo Young. It traces her life from being an apprentice under Harold… Read more about this item
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Thomas Frognall Dibdin: Bibliographer & Bibliomaniac Extraordinary 1776-1847
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Thomas Frognall Dibdin: Bibliographer & Bibliomaniac Extraordinary 1776-1847

by O'Dwyer, E. J.

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1967
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Private Libraries Association, 1967 8vo (22 cm), 45 pp. Publisher's boards and dust jacket (minor shelf-wear).
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The Dictionary of National Biography [22 volumes including the first Supplement + 7 volumes of Supplements]

The Dictionary of National Biography [22 volumes including the first Supplement + 7 volumes of Supplements]

by Stephen, Leslie; Sidney, Lee

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1937
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Hardcover
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Oxford University Press, 1937 8vo (24 cm), publisher's cloth, gilt-lettered spines (bindings rubbed at extremities), one volume discolored (please inquire for collation and detailed description). Volumes 1 - 22 1937-38 edition. Supplement for 1901- 1911 (3 volumes in one) printed in 1938; Supplement 1912-1921 edited by H. W. C. Dawis and J. R. H. Weaver in 1927 edition; Supplement 1931-1940… Read more about this item
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Edward Edwards, 1812-1886: Portrait of A Librarian

Edward Edwards, 1812-1886: Portrait of A Librarian

by Munford, W. A.

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1963
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Library Association, 1963 8vo (22 cm), front., 240 pp, 8 plates. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (dj clipped and slightly frayed at extremities, ownership entry on the front free endpaper). A biography of Edward Edwards, who was largely responsible for the Public Library in the form which it has assumed in Great Britain.
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Men of Mathematics. Vol. I - II [complete set]

Men of Mathematics. Vol. I - II [complete set]

by Bell, Eric Temple

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Published
1953
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Soft cover
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Penguin Books, 1953 2 volumes 12mo (18 cm), XIV, 322 pp; PP. XVII-XXV, 323-646. Printed wrappers (spines somewhat sunned, paper slightly toned). The book features biographies of renowned mathematicians throughout history, including Archimedes, Descartes, Fermat, Pascal, Newton, Leibniz, Gauss, Lobachevsky, Abel, Hamilton, Boole, Riemann, and other influential figures in the field.
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