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A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism (2 volumes, complete)

by Maxwell, James Clerk

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Published
1892
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Very Good+
Edition
Third Edition
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£1,929.75

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1892. A near fine set bound in scarlet leather with gold line and armprial crest with motto "Mens Agitat Molem" being a Virgil quote to front board. Spines with five raised bands and gilt decoration. Marbled endpapers and all edges marbled to match. Small label indicating binding by Andrew Reid of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Both volumes bear a… Read more
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Boston & London: Ginn & Co, 1908. A good set of the main book + Addenda. Bound in original black boards with paper spine labe. + the Addenda in paperback. 507pp + 52pp. A very good clean set but both have a small "University of Salford" label (stamped withdrawn) to inside front covers and possession stamp reverse of tp, otherwise… Read more
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£109.35
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In Memory of George Boas (Delivered at The John Hopkins University Oct 20 1980)

by Gombrich, E.H.

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Published
1981
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
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£15.44

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Journal of the History of Ideas, 1981. An offprint from the Journal, pp335-354pp, Inscribed presentation copy to the late Professor A. Rupert Hall and his wife Marie, Hall was science historian,. First Thus. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Offprint.
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Newton's Interpolation Formulas

by Fraser, Duncan C.

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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£45.03

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London: C & E Layton, 1937. A very good copy in original brown cloth boards. Reprinted from The Journal of the Institute of Actuaries, October 1918, April 1919 and March 1927. 95pp with 5 fold-out facsimiles of letters.. First Thus. Hardback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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And All Was Light, Isaac Newton 1642-1727

by English, J.S.

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£6.43

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Lincoln: Lincolnshire Library Service, 1977. A very good copy of this biography and booklist. 32pp.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Scientific Books Libraries and Collectors, A Study of Bibliography and the Book Trade in Relation to Science, Supplement 1969-75

by Thornton, John & Tully, R.I.J.

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780853659204
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£7.72

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London: The Library Association, 1978. A very good copy in d/w. 172pp.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Easton Press A fine as new copy Easton Press Collector's edition, "Books that Changed the World" series. Motte's 1729 translation, revised and supplied with an historical and explanatory index by Florian Cajori. New introduction written especially for this edition by Richard Westfall. Bound in a scarlet leather with gilt decoration and silk endpapers.xxxixpp. + 680pp.. Hardback. Fine. 8vo… Read more
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£115.79
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London: F. and C. Rivington, G. Wilkie and J. Robinson Etc, 1810. A fair copy rebound in full brown leather with new endpapers. There is foxing and browning to the paper336pp + tables + 0 plates in text as called for + 2 folding plates, lacks portrait frontispiece. Plates are First Rate Ship of War; Hadley's Quadrant and Sextant; Solar… Read more
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£96.49
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The Story of Atomic Energy

by Soddy, Frederick

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£19.30

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London: A New Atlantis Publication, 1949. A good copy in original black cloth boards with white atom symbol to front board. . First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Letters On Natural Magic Addressed to Sir Walter Scott, Bart

by Brewster, David

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Published
1839
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
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£38.60

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1839. A title in the Harper's Family Library No L. Bound in original printed paper covered boards. Repair to spine, but sound for a fragile book. Brown University stamp to title page. 314pp many engraved illustrations.. First Thus. Hardback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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London: Baldwi, Craddock & Joy, 1825. Bound in contemporary quarter leather with marbled boards and gilt title to spine. 252pp + 4 plates to rear. Very nice copy.. New Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Elements of Land Surveying Assigned Principally for the Use of Schools and Students

by Crocker, Alfred

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Published
1806
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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£77.19

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London: Richard Phillips, 1806. A good copy in contemporary calf with wear to the spine and some scattered foxing. 312pp. with folding coloured plan frontispiece, 2 further folding plans and i full page + many line engravings in text. The title page dated 1806 with a Dedication dated 1809.Alfred Crocker (1742 - 1821) was the surveyor and printer master of… Read more
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The Principia of Newton with Notes, Examples and Deductions: Containing All That is Read at the University of Cambridge

by Wright, J.M.F.

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Published
1830
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£154.38

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Cambridge: W. P. Grant, 1830. A very good copy rebound in brown paper covered boards with cloth spine and paper title label to the spine.173pp + Index + 5 folding plates.A nice clean copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica Editio Tertia Aucta & Amendata.

by Newton, Isaac

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Published
1726
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
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£6,303.85

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London: Guil. & Joh. Innys, Regiae Societatis Typographos, 1726. A very good copy in original calf boards, re-spined in leather with gilt decoration and green leather title label. xxxvipp.+ 530pp + (vipp) index. Heraldic bookplate of Christopher Wordsworth to inside of front board. The portrait frontispiece is a good quality facsimile, two colour title page, a crisp clean copy throughout.… Read more
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A Week's Conversation on the Plurality of Words,,,To Which is Added Mr Addison's Defence of Newtonian Philosophy

by Fontenelle, (Newton, Isaac)

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Published
1737
Condition
Good
Edition
Sixth Edition
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£115.79

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London: E. Bettesworth & E. Curll, 1737. A good copy in contemporary calf, front board loosening. 190pp., engraved frontispiece, top corner torn away. Addison's oration was delivered in Oxford in July 1693, in Latin, an English translation was published the same year. Bettesworth published a second edition in 1728 with Curll producing another issue. The two publishers combined from the… Read more
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Physical Geography; and, The Physical Sciences [2 volumes]

by Somerville, Mary

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Published
1858
Condition
Fine
Edition
Fourth And Ninth Editions
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£218.71

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London: John Murray, 1858. A matched set of two of Mary Somerville's (1780-1872) key works. The 4th edition of Physical Geography [xii, 546 p.]and the 9th edition of On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences [xvi, 524: 10 plates], both published in 1858. Each with portrait frontis. Somerville dedicates Physical Geography to Sir John Herschel, nephew of her contemporary Caroline… Read more
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Of the high veneration man's intellect owes to God; peculiarly for his wisedom and power.

by A Fellow of the Royal Society [Robert Boyle]

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Published
1685
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£1,029.20

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London: Printed By M.F. For Richard Davis Bookseller in Oxford, 1685. A very good copy, bound in eighteenth century inlaid calf, re-spined. This is a clean and crisp copy of the original work. 115pp, retains original endpapers, Name neatly of a previous early owner " Alice Clarke" to fep and again a neat early signature to head of title page… Read more
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The Newtonian System of Philosophy: Explained By Familiar objects, in an Entertaining Manner, for the Use of Young Persons, A New and Improved Edition

by Telescope, Tom, (James Mitchell)

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Published
1827
Condition
Good
Edition
New Improved Edition
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£141.52

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Chiswick: Thomas Tegg, 1827. A very good copy, in half leather with marbled paper-covered boards. No markings. "A new and improved edition containing all the recent discoveries and improvements in the different departments of natural philosophy." by James Mitchell. Illustrated with engraved plates, including fold-out plate frontispiece,158 pp.. New Improved Edition. Half Leather. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾"… Read more
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Les Principia de Newton. Genese et structure des chapitres fondamentaux avec traduction Nouvelle

by Biarnais, Marie-Francoise (SIGNED)

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£64.33

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Paris: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 1982. Biarnais presents an interpretation of Newton's Principia with new translations of key sections from the original Latin to French. Inscribed copy to the late Professor A. Rupert Hall, science historian, who wrote the foreword. A volume from the series Cahier d'Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences. Nouvelle serie 2. This was… Read more
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On the Magnet (The Collector's Series in Science)

by Gilbert, William

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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£25.73

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New York: Basic Books Inc., 1958. A very good clean copy of this facsimile edition. 246pp, 67pp. Facsimiles of Chiswick Press editions, 1900 and 1901, Bound in original green cloth spine with pale green paper-covered boards.. First Thus. Hardback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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