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image of Traite de la conservation des grains, et en particulier du froment. Nouvelle edition, corrigee et augmentee

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Chez Hippolyte-Louis Guerin et Louis-Francis Delatour. Avec Approbation et Privilege du Roi. 2nd ed. Paris. 1754.Small octavo. xlij, 311pp. 13 folding plates. Contemporary full calf, raised bands to spine, gilt floral embellishment and lettering. Vestiges of gilt edge tooling. Old paper label to top compartment, gilt motif and lettering. Contemporary marbled endpapers. All edges red. Silk bookmark. Rubbed to extremities,… Read more
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Letter from Julian Huxley to Professor David Watson

by Huxley, Julian

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Published
1934
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$141.18

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Typed and handwritten signed letter to "My dear Watson" dated 5th January 1934. 1pp. 20cm x 25cm. King's College Zoological Department headed watermarked notepaper. The advance copy of the book mentioned is Huxley's "Elements of Experimental Embryology" co-written with Gavin de Beer. "I have got a German refugee working here who is getting interesting results with Sabella". The German refugee… Read more
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image of Modern microscopy. A handbook for beginners, in two parts

Modern microscopy. A handbook for beginners, in two parts

by Cross, M. I. & Cole, Martin J.

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Published
1893
Edition
First edition
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$42.35

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First edition. Bailliere, Tindall and Cox. London. 1893. xii, 13-104pp, (2), 42 page publisher's catalogue dated 1893. Engraved frontispiece, 29 further engravings. Original maroon cloth, gilt and blind lettering to upper board. Publisher's emblem to lower board. Corners and extremities of spine slightly rubbed. Green endpapers showing minor splits to gutter, but firm. No inscriptions. A nice… Read more
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Medical contributions to the study of evolution

by Adami, J. G.

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Published
1918
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$176.48

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First edition. Duckworth and Co. London. 1918. Octavo. xviii, 372pp. 7 plates, 20 text illus. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Spine relaid. Endpapers renewed. Corners rubbed and slightly bumped. John George Adami (1862 - 1926) FRS, FRSE, CBE, LL.D., "qualified in medicine at Manchester and in 1892 was appointed professor of pathology at McGill University. At the invitation… Read more
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Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, Bart. K.C.B., F.R.S. Regius Professor of Medicine in the University of Oxford. A Memoir.

by Atlay, J. B. [Acland, Sir Henry Wentworth]

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Published
1903
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Edition
First Edition
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$70.59

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First edition. Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1903. Octavo. viii, 507pp. Frontis., 5 further plates. Original cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Pages untrimmed. Occasional spotting, foxing to the tissue guards to the plates. Publisher's slip tipped in to fep. Corner cut from ffep. Signature to verso ffep. Sir Henry Ackland (1815 - 1900) Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford… Read more
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Chronicles of pharmacy. Volumes I & II.

by Wootton, A. C.

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Published
1910
Edition
First Edition
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$56.47

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First edition. Macmillan and Co. London. 1910. Two volumes. Octavo. xii, 428pp; (3), 332pp. 74 illustrations. Original cloth, gilt lettering and rules to spine. Top edge gilt. Untrimmed, partially unopened. Endpapers toned. "Presentation Copy" blind stamp to lower margin of title Vol. I. No inscriptions. A bright handsome set. Garrison and Morton 2045. Alfred Charles Wootton (1866 -1909) Editor… Read more
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image of Philosophical Experiments: Containing Useful, and Necessary Instructions for such as undertake long Voyages at Sea. Shewing how Sea-Water may be made Fresh and Wholsome: And how Freshwater may be preserv’d Sweet. How Biscuit, Corn, &c. may be secured from the Weevel, Meggots, and other Insects. And Flesh preserv’d in hot Climates, by Salting Animals whole. To which is added, An Account of several Experiments and Observations on Chalybeate or Steel-Waters: With some Attempts to convey them to distant Places, preserving their Virtue to a greater Degree than has hitherto been done. Likewise a Proposal for cleaning away Mud, &c. out of Rivers, Harbours, and Reservoirs.

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First edition. Printed for W. Innys and R. Manby, at the West End of St Paul's; and T. Woodward, at the Half-Moon between the Temple-Gates, in Fleet-Street. London. 1739. Octavo. Half title; imprim. Hans Sloane Pr. Reg. Soc. dated March 29, 1739; Title; xxx, (1) errata; 163; engraved plate; (6) index; (2) printer's catalogue. Later half calf, marbled boards, spine… Read more
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image of A course of physico-theological lectures upon the state of the world, from the Creation to the Deluge

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First edition. Printed for J Milliken: And sold by R Faulder, Bookseller, London. Carlisle. 1786. 8vo. xxiv, (1), 383pp. Contemporary tree calf, gilt rules and leather label to spine. Corners bumped and joints cracked, but firm. Title excised to upper margin, no loss of text. 17pp subscriber list including J Priestley, Wm Cullen and William Paley, with unnumbered page… Read more
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image of Tables for ascertaining the strength of spirits with Sikes’s Hydrometer; with an abstract of The Act of Parliament. By Authority of Parliament

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Printed for the Proprietor. London. 1843. Octavo. Unpaginated [114pp]. Contemporary full tree calf. Gilt lettering, motifs, floral embellishment, rules and dentelles. Brass clasp. Marbled endpapers. Bumped to corners. Some browning. "Made and Sold by T Bedwell, Mathematical and Philosophical Instrument Maker…" tipped in to title page, over Joseph Long. Final page partially relaid. Joseph Long, mathematical, optical and hydrometer instrument maker.… Read more
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image of Observations on the epidemical diseases in Minorca. From the Year 1744, to 1749. To which is prefixed, a Short Account of the Climate, Productions, Inhabitants, and Endemial Distempers, of the Island.

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Fourth edition. Printed for T. Cadell and G. Robinson. London. 1779. Octavo. Lacking half-title, xxiv, 311pp. Full calf, spine relaid, original boards showing small areas of surface wear. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt lettering, blind tooling and leather label. Hinges reinforced. Occasional spotting. Medical Society of London stamp to title; 'Withdrawn By The Wellcome Library' to verso. Cleghorn,… Read more
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image of Apollo Original Embleme. NASA Original Emblem. Erinnerungen an der heroischen Anfang der Raumfahrtgeschichte

Apollo Original Embleme. NASA Original Emblem. Erinnerungen an der heroischen Anfang der Raumfahrtgeschichte

by Stanek, Bruno

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Published
nd [c.1975]
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Very Good
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Herausgegeben von Arthur Schmid. Romanshorn. Switzerland. Quarto. Hard covered arch file, printed in silver, pvc sleeve inserts for each page. 38pp. 14 tipped in photos. 17 embroidered unbacked original mission emblems tipped in: NASA, Apollo 1, 7-17; Skylab I-III, Apollo-Sojus, plus the NASA original embroidered emblem. Foreword by Dr. Bruno Stanek, with descriptions to each emblem in German. Unterschriften… Read more
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image of An elementary text-book of The Microscope; including a description of the methods of preparing and mounting objects, etc.

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John Van Voorst. London. 1864. First edition. 8vo. v, (2), 192pp + 16pp publishers adverts bound in to rear. Hand coloured frontis., 11 further hand coloured plates. Original cloth, gilt to spine, decoratively embossed to covers. Spine faded, rubbed with wear to extremities.
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image of A Treatise on the Culture of the Vine, exhibiting new and advantageous methods of propagating, cultivating, and training that plant, so as to render it absolutely fruitful.  Together with New Hints on the Formation of Vineyards in England.

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The second edition with additions. Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. London. [1805] G. Woodfall, Printer, Paternoster Row to verso of half title. Octavo. Half title, Title, xv, 300, (21), (bl.), (1), (1)pp. 6 folding engraved plates. Later half calf, marbled boards, spine in six compartments, leather label, gilt lettering, rules and embellishment. Minor corner chips to half-title. Short closed fold… Read more
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image of Memoire sur les Iles Ponces, et catalogue raisonne des produits de l’Etna; pour server a l’histoire des volcans: suivis de la description de l’eruption de l'Etna, du mois de Juillet 1787.

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First edition. Chez Cuchet, Libraire, rue & hotel Serpente. Paris. 1788. 8vo. vi, 525, (2) pp. Folding table. Quarter morocco, marbled boards, raised bands to spine, gilt motifs and lettering in six compartments. Light shelf wear. Some occasional foxing/spotting. Paper fault to lower margin of 175/6, not affecting text. A crisp and handsome copy. First and only edition… Read more
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The Laboratory; or School of Arts

by Smith, G[odfrey]

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Published
1755
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Fourth edition, with additional section on Perspective
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Printed for James Hodges. Fourth edition, with additional section on Perspective. 1755. 8vo. [6], 352, [8]pp. Unusual allegorical frontispiece depicts a multi-breasted goddess with winged caduceus, holding the sun and the hand of philosophy with bridled lion, engraved by James Hulett, 16 further copper plates of which 2 are folding (V mis-numbered VI). Later full calf, spine in six compartments… Read more
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The Philosophy of Natural History.

by Smellie, William

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Published
1790, 1799
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Edition
First editions
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First editions. Volume I Printed for the Heirs of Charles Elliot; and C. Elliot and T. Kay, T. Cadell, and G. G. J. & J. Robinsons. Edinburgh. 1790. Volume II Printed for Bell and Bradfute et al. Edinburgh. 1799. Two volumes. Quarto. xiii, (1), 547pp; xii, 515pp. Later Quarter calf, marbled boards, spines in six compartments, with gilt rules… Read more
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