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Paris, Lyon: Author & Baillière, Crochard; Savy, 1829. Quarter calf . Very good. 3 Volumes: 1 quarto and 2 octavos. Collation: Conchyliologie – 4to - 80 plates with tissue guards and accompanying descriptive text; 8vo - 8 lls , 1st being signed title page in manuscript; 8vo- “Catalogue”- [3-5] 6-39, [40] pp + 3 lithograph plates. The first plate is misbound. The two original contain an excellent example of fine and accurate drawings of molluscs One leaf in the smaller notebook has a series of 6 pencil drawings, that illustrate the technique that Terver used in drawing mollusc shells. The larger collection of molluscs drawings cover the following genera: Helix, Plausilia, Cyclostoma, Paluvina, Hinima, Buhonius, Pupa, Sorgue, Natica, Curbo, Scalaria. Crochus, Bulla, Purpura, Monodonta. Rissoa, Buccinum, Cerithium Siamella, Planaxis, Colombella, Gurritella, Fusus, Triton and Casidaria . All of the plates in both manuscripts have legend pages or genus species written in ... Read more

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TORRICELLI, EVANGELISTA

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Florence: Jacopo Guiducci, 1715. First Edition. Full leather. Very good +. 4to (263 x 185 mm).Large paper uncut copy. Full red sheep binding in style of 18th century Italian binding in red sheep. Raised bands and decorated bands; gilt author and title in upper panel. Collagtion: [2], xlix, [1- Colophon], 96 pp. (74 lv.) Imprimatur in text (c10). Half-title and title pages are present and have embossed monogram near fore edge, possibly Charles Berolzheimer s. Engraved frontispiece is portrait of Torricelli after Pietro Anichini. Printer's engraved device on title, 3 small text woodcuts, woodcut head and tail pieces and initials. Minor staining to edge of page. First edition of Torricellis's twelve unpublished lectures delivered to the Accademia della Crusca, the Studio Fiorentino, and the Academy of Drawing. Bonaventuri's preface contains a biography of Torricelli and a good overview of his work; it also reprints Torricelli's letters on the barometric experiment (in response to Ricci's co ... Read more

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Paris: Jean Desaint & Charles Saillant, 1741. First Edition. Full calf. Very good. 4to (25.5 x 19.1 cm). Contemporary brown calf, raised bands and gilt decorated panels, red morocco label with gilt title, all edges red, marble end papers. Collation: [4]-xxiv, 616; lvii, [1]pp. + 25 folding plates, one with flaps. There are two treatises in this publication. The first contains several books, which deal with all aspects of movement of bodies, movement of weights, percussions of bodies and statics, hydrostatics and equilibrium of fluids and hydrodynamics. The second and shorter book (lvii) deals with formation of ellipse. “In the text Trabaud makes reference to Jean Bernoulli, Leibniz, Varignon, Decartes, de la Hire, and other authors represented in this collection.” (Bibliotheca Mechanica, p. 325) This is a rare complete original edition of this work on mechanics that includes the section on Ellipse that is often lacking. (Bibliotheca Mechanica, pp.324-325)

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