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Théorie de la double réfraction de la lumière dans les substances cristallisées: mémoire couronné par l'Institut, dans la séance publique du 2 janvier 1810
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Théorie de la double réfraction de la lumière dans les substances cristallisées: mémoire couronné par l'Institut, dans la séance publique du 2 janvier 1810

by MALUS, Etienne Louis

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Paris: Garnerey & Baudoin, 1810. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to (252 x 204 mm). 302 pp., including half-title and 3 engraved folding plates. Contemporary French prize binding of the Collège Royal de Versailles in full sprinkled calf, spine and boards tooled in gilt, spine with gilt-lettered black morocco label, marbled edges and endpapers (extremities… Read more about this item
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Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica
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Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica

by NEWTON, Isaac

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1714
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Amsterdam: Sumptibus Societatis, 1714. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 4to (245 x 181 mm). [28], 484, [8] pp. Title printed in red and black and with engraved vignette; engraved folding plate of the cometary orbit facing p. 465; woodcut text diagrams throughout. Bound in full contemporary speckled calfskin, spine with 5 raised bands richly gilt-tooled… Read more about this item
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Discours de la méthode pour bien conduire sa raison, & chercher la verité dans les sciences. Plus la dioptrique. Et les météores. Qui sont des essais de cete Methode. Jouxte la copie imprimée à Leyde
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Discours de la méthode pour bien conduire sa raison, & chercher la verité dans les sciences. Plus la dioptrique. Et les météores. Qui sont des essais de cete Methode. Jouxte la copie imprimée à Leyde

by DESCARTES, Rene

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1658
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Paris: Henry Le Gras, 1658. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 4to (197 x 148 mm). 78; [2], 294, [26] pp., woodcut device on title-page, woodcut initials, half-titles for "La dioptrique" and "Les météores" (the former outside pagination), woodcut text illustrations and diagrams throughout (some full page). Signatures: a4 b-k4 A-Z4 Aa-Rr4. Bound in contemporary untouched… Read more about this item
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Fisica de' corpi ponderabili, ossia Trattato della costituzione generale de' corpi
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Fisica de' corpi ponderabili, ossia Trattato della costituzione generale de' corpi

by AVOGADRO, Amedeo

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1838
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Turin: Stamperia Reale, 1838. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 1837-1841. 4 volumes. 8vo (220 x 141 mm). [4], xxxi [1], 910, [2] pp., 9 engraved plates; xv [1], 980 pp., 5 plates; xiii [1], 932 pp., 2 plates; xiii [1], 926, [2], LIII [1], [2] pp., 2 plates. Half-title to each volume; blank leaves present… Read more about this item
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Recherches expérimentales sur le principe de la communication latérale du mouvement dans les fluides, appliqué à l'explication de différens phénomènes hydrauliques
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Recherches expérimentales sur le principe de la communication latérale du mouvement dans les fluides, appliqué à l'explication de différens phénomènes hydrauliques

by VENTURI, Giovanni Battista

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1797
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Paris: Houel et Ducros, Théophile Barrois, 1797. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Soft cover. 8vo (228 x 154 mm). 88 pp., 2 folding engraved plates by Picquet at the end. Signatures: A-E8 [chi]4. Bound in contemporary Italian xylographic paper wrappers, all pages uncut, spine titled in manuscript (wrappers dust-soiled and with chipping at foot, small… Read more about this item
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Lettres de Mr Descartes où sont traitées plusieurs belles questions touchant la morale, physique, médecine et les mathématiques. Nouvelle édition revue et augmentée
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Lettres de Mr Descartes où sont traitées plusieurs belles questions touchant la morale, physique, médecine et les mathématiques. Nouvelle édition revue et augmentée

by DESCARTES, Rene

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1666
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Paris: Charles Angot, 1666. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 1666-1667. Three volumes. 4to (222 x 168 mm). [24], 540; [16], 564, [4]; [24], 646 pp., titles with woodcut device, woodcut initials and headpieces, woodcut text illustrations and diagrams throughout. Bound without final blank leaf 4M4 in vol. III. Contemporary uniform sprinkled calf, spines with 5… Read more about this item
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Lezioni Accademiche ... Lettore delle Mattematiche nello Studio di Firenze e Accademico della Crusca, edited by Tommaso Bonaventuri
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Lezioni Accademiche ... Lettore delle Mattematiche nello Studio di Firenze e Accademico della Crusca, edited by Tommaso Bonaventuri

by TORRICELLI, Evangelista

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1715
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Florence: Nella Stamper. di S. A. R. Per Jacopo Guiducci, 1715. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to (250 x 180 mm). xlix [1], 96, [2] pp. Half title, title with engraved device of the Accademia della Crusca, engraved portrait of the author after Pietro Anichini, imprimatur leaf bound at the end, woodcut initials and ornaments,… Read more about this item
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Grundsätze der Mechanik vom Gleichgewicht und der Bewegung: mit Anwendung auf einzelne Probleme des Maschienenwesens, namentlich auf das Perpetuum mobile etc.; aus dem Französischen übersetzt
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Grundsätze der Mechanik vom Gleichgewicht und der Bewegung: mit Anwendung auf einzelne Probleme des Maschienenwesens, namentlich auf das Perpetuum mobile etc.; aus dem Französischen übersetzt

by CARNOT, Lazare-Nicolas-Marguerite

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1805
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Leipzig: Hinrichs, 1805. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo (199 x 115 mm). xxviii, 303 [1] pp., 2 folding engraved plates. Bound in late 19th century cloth over blue card boards, spine lettered and ruled in black (minor soiling of spine, extremities rubbed, corners bumped and scuffed). Text crisp and clean throughout. Provenance: from the… Read more about this item
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Théorie de la figure de la Terre, Tirée des Principes de l'Hydrostatique
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Théorie de la figure de la Terre, Tirée des Principes de l'Hydrostatique

by CLAIRAUT, Alexis Claude

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1743
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Paris: chez David fils, 1743. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo (188 x 113 mm). xl, 305, [5] pp., engraved title vignette, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces, numerous woodcut text diagrams. Contemporary French mottled calf, spine with 5 raised bands gilt-tooled in compartments, gilt lettering piece, red sprinkled edges (wear to extremities, worming at spine… Read more about this item
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De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure; Physiologia nova, plurimis & argumentis, & experimentis demonstrata
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De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure; Physiologia nova, plurimis & argumentis, & experimentis demonstrata

by GILBERT, William

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1600
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London: Peter Short, 1600. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Folio (278 x 190 mm). [16], 240 pp. Signatures: *8, A-V6. Woodcut title device and large woodcut arms on verso, one folding plate facing p. 200, 87 woodcuts in text of which 4 full-page, decorative woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. In its original contemporary… Read more about this item
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Experimenta circa effectum conflictus elecrici in acum magneticam. In: Journal für Chemie und Physik (Schweigger's Journal), vol. 29, pp. 275-281
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Experimenta circa effectum conflictus elecrici in acum magneticam. In: Journal für Chemie und Physik (Schweigger's Journal), vol. 29, pp. 275-281

by OERSTED, Hans Christian

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1820
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Nürnberg: In der Schrag'schen Buchhandlung, 1820. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo (199 x 118 mm). Entire volume: viii, 1-50, [4], 55-96, [4]; 101-204; 245-256, [4]; 261-384, [4]; 389-520, [4] pp., folding table facing p. 50 and 2 folding engraved plates; pp. 205-44 are skipped (pagination error). Contemporary sprinkled half calf over marbled boards, spine… Read more about this item
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W.C. Röntgens Original-Mitteilung über eine neue Art von Strahlen. In: Photographische Mitteilungen. Illustrierte Zeitschrift für Wissenschaftliche und Künstliche Photographie (H. W. Vogel, editor), vol. 32, no. 21, pp. 335-340, 1 plate of photograph
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W.C. Röntgens Original-Mitteilung über eine neue Art von Strahlen. In: Photographische Mitteilungen. Illustrierte Zeitschrift für Wissenschaftliche und Künstliche Photographie (H. W. Vogel, editor), vol. 32, no. 21, pp. 335-340, 1 plate of photograph

by RÖNTGEN, Wilhelm Konrad

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1895
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Robert Oppenheim (Gustav Schmidt): Berlin, 1895. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Vol. 32, 1895-1896, numbers 13-24, bound in one volume. Berlin: Robert Oppenheim (Gustav Schmidt), 1896. xv [1], (201)-408 pp.. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards, spine gilt lettered (extremities somewhat rubbed). With numerous art supplements, pictorial plates… Read more about this item
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Light, Heat, and Sound. Hall of Science Manuals. Specially adapted for the Elementary Examinations, South Kensington, on Sound, Light, and Heat
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Light, Heat, and Sound. Hall of Science Manuals. Specially adapted for the Elementary Examinations, South Kensington, on Sound, Light, and Heat

by BESANT, Annie

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1881
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London: Freethought Publishing Co, 1881. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo (183 x 124 mm). 144 pp., 2 folding lithographed plates. Original publisher's blindstamped red cloth, upper board lettered in black, original yellow endpapers, folding plate in pocket (spine and inner upper hinge repaired, spine ends scuffed, boards soiled and spotted). Even light browning internally,… Read more about this item
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Eine neue Art von Strahlen
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Eine neue Art von Strahlen

by RÖNTGEN, Wilhelm Konrad

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1896
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Würzburg: Verlag und Druck der Stahel'schen K.B. Hof- und Universitätsbuch- und Kunsthandlung, 1896. 3rd Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. 3rd Edition. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. 12 pages. Original printed wrappers with advertisements in the inner covers and on the back side. Minor repair of edge chipping to wrappers and some soiling and… Read more about this item
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Chemische Analyse durch Spectralbeobachtungen. (Erste-) Zweite Abhandlung. In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, vol. 110, pp. 161-89, plates V, VI + vol. 113, pp. 337-81, plates III, V, VIII
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Chemische Analyse durch Spectralbeobachtungen. (Erste-) Zweite Abhandlung. In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, vol. 110, pp. 161-89, plates V, VI + vol. 113, pp. 337-81, plates III, V, VIII

by KIRCHHOFF, Gustav Robert & BUNSEN, Robert

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1860
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Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1860. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1860-1861. Entire volumes, 8vo (208 x 128 mm); IX [1], 668 pp., 8 folding plates; X, 660 pp., 8 folding plates. Uniformly bound in contemporary polished half-calf and marbled boards, gilt-lettered morocco labels, marbled edges (extremities slightly rubbed,… Read more about this item
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Raum und Zeit
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Raum und Zeit

by MINKOWSKI, Hermann

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1909
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Leipzig: Teubner, 1909. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. In: Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft deutscher Naturforscher und Ärtze, vol. 80, part II, pp. 4-9. Versammlung zu Cöln. 20.-26. September 1908. Leipzig: Verlag von F.C.W. Vogel, 1909. 4to (240 x 167 mm). Parts I, II/i-ii and 'Geschäfts-Bericht' bound in single volume.… Read more about this item
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Short memoirs for the natural experimental history of mineral waters. Addressed by way of letter to a friend
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Short memoirs for the natural experimental history of mineral waters. Addressed by way of letter to a friend

by BOYLE, Robert

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1685
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London: Samuel Smith, 1685. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1684/85 [i.e. 1685]. 8vo (159 x 98 mm). [18], 112, [16] pp. Typographic headpiece to first page of text, 11 pp. of publisher's advertisements bound at the end. Signatures: A8 B2 C-K8 (-B2, H3 unsigned), bound without blank leaf… Read more about this item
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Molekularphysik mit Besonderer Berücksichtigung Mikroskopischer Untersuchungen und Anleitung zu Solchen sowie einem Anhang über Mikroskopische Analyse
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Molekularphysik mit Besonderer Berücksichtigung Mikroskopischer Untersuchungen und Anleitung zu Solchen sowie einem Anhang über Mikroskopische Analyse

by LEHMANN, Otto

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Published
1888
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Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann, 1888. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Two parts in two volumes. 8vo (228 x 155 mm). x, 852; vi, 697 [1] pp., including 624 text illustrations, 10 lithographed plates of which 6 printed in colors. Uniformly bound in contemporary half sheepskin and marbled… Read more about this item
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A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism
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A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism

by MAXWELL, James Clerk

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Published
1873
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Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1873. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes. 8vo (222 x 144 mm). xxix [3], [1] 2-425, [5]; xxiii [1], [1] 2-444, [2], 15 [1] pp. Including 21 lithographic plates (1 bound after p.148 of vol. I, the rest at end of volumes), half-titles, errata slip to vol. I, numerous diagrams… Read more about this item
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De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari commentarius cum Joannis Aldini dissertatione et notis. Accesserunt epistolae ad animalis electricitatis theoriam pertinentes
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De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari commentarius cum Joannis Aldini dissertatione et notis. Accesserunt epistolae ad animalis electricitatis theoriam pertinentes

by GALVANI, Luigi

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Published
1792
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Modena: Societatem Typographicam, 1792. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to (278 x 210 mm). xxvi, 80 pp. and 3 folding engraved plates (plate III in first state with the letter 'E' in fig. 22 uncorrected); woodcut headpieces; bound without intermediate blank leaf C6 as usual. Contemporary Italian cardboard, pasted over with orange metallic paper, red-sprinkled… Read more about this item
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