Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Add to want list

Rare Science & Technology - General Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

Biblio is proud to feature many rare and antique books on science and technology in the Biblio Rare Book Room. There are signed first edition copies of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, and there are rare French books that specialize in entomology. There are antique and rare multi-volume sets of scientific encyclopedias, and many of the rare and antique science and technology books in the Biblio Rare Book Room are unique and one of a kind. Be sure to look at the included pictures in the book listings for examples of some of the detailed illustrations featured in many of the books.



On The Origin Of Species By Means Of Natural Selection, Or The Preservation Of Favored Races In The Struggle For Life (Revised Fourth Edition With Changes Shown For Fifth Edition) by Darwin, Charles

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1869. Fourth American Edition, First Printing . Brown Pebbled Cloth, Gilt. Near Fine. Folding Chart. 116 Pp, 116* - 121*, 117-425; 426-432 [Supplement]; 443-440; 2 Pp Ads At Rear. "A New Edition Revised And Augme...

From Arroyo Seco Books

$4,000.00


Theory of the Earth, with Proofs and Illustrations by HUTTON, James

Edinburgh / London: printed for Cadell and Davies, London, and William Creech / Geological Society, 1795. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Edinburgh: printed for Cadell and Davies, L...

From Milestones of Science Books

€15,000.00


The Logic of Scientific Discovery by Popper, Karl R

New York: Basic Books, 1959. First American Edition, First Printing of Popper's "Logik der Forschung", first published in Vienna in 1932 and the book that gave the philosophy of science a firm foundation in 20th century thought. The book is ...

From Dale Steffey Books

$500.00


Gray's Anatomy Descriptive And Surgical (1887) by Henry Gray HV Carter

Good condition as pictured, binding is solid....

From The Book Cellar

$749.95


Collection of 100 Curious Old Woodcuts of Surgical Instruments, Modes of Operation, Etc. by [Pare, Ambroise]

Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to (266.7mm x 317.5mm). A collection of mid 17th century surgical woodcuts that appear in an early edition of The Works of that Famous Chirurgion Ambrose Pare Translated out of Latine and Compared with the French by Th[o...

From Minotavros Books

CA$2,500.00


Theatrum botanicum the theater of plants or An herball of large extent Containing therein a more ample and exact history and declaration of the physicall herbs and plants distributed into sundry classes or tribes, for the more easie knowledge of the many by Parkinson, John

London: Thomas Cotes, 1640. First edition. Large thick folio, title page, dedication page, preface two pages, author's tributes ten pages, then (ii), 1734 (but actually slightly less as there are several errors of pagination), illustrated with over 2...

From Mike Park Ltd

£3,750.00


New Zealand Ferns. by Armstrong, C. C. [Mary Ann]

Dunedin, NZ, [late 1870s or 1880s]. Tall quarto (370 x 280mm). Original green cloth, upper board blocked in gilt and black. The contents comprise approximately 56 fern specimens mounted on the rectos of 16 card leaves with scientific names in manuscript,...

From Alembic Rare Books

£2,750.00


De re metallica libri XII. - De animantibus subterraneis liber by AGRICOLA, Georgius

Basel: Hieronymus Froben and Nicholas Episcopius, 1556. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Folio (320x195 mm). [10], [2: blank], 538 [i.e. 502], [74] pp. With woodcut printer's marks on title ...

From Milestones of Science Books

€30,000.00


Collection Des Anciens Alchimistes Grecs Publiee Sous Les Auspices Du Ministere De L'instruction Publique Par M. Berthelot...Avec La Collaboration De Ch.-em. Ruelle by Berthelot, Marcellin. Ruelle, Emile Charles

Paris: George Steinheil, 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. No Jacket. 4to. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, red morocco labels on spines. Three volumes bound in two. This is a limited edition of 150 copies, this being No. 11. Volume 1: xxvjii...

From Minotavros Books

CA$8,000.00


Relativity, the Special & The General Theory: a Popular Exposition. Authorised Translation By Robert W. Lawson by Einstein, Albert; Lawson, Robert W. [Translator]

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1920. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo. First English Edition. Original red cloth boards. xiii, [3] 188 p.p., plus [8] p.p. ads. With five diagrams and numerous in-text equations. Includes frontis portrait of ...

From Minotavros Books

CA$1,750.00


Darwin, On the Origin of Species. The Edinburgh Review, Volume 111, 1860. Contains the 46 page key article On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, reviewed by Richard Owen by Richard Owen

Longmans, London, 1860. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. The complete volume 111 (556pp, index). Bound in a late 20th century purple buckram binding, gilt lettered. Very sound and firm throughout, no cracked joints or loose pages. Ex un...

From Cosmo Books

£512.80


£595.00


International Aviation Meet. Grant Park Chicago. Panoramic Post Card. by (Aviation) Max Rigo Selling Company

Chicago, IL: Max Rigo, 1911. Folding panoramic postcard (290 x 195 mm). Professionally mounted, gazed, and framed using archival materials. Composite photographic image depicting the Chicago lakefront and early planes. The sender's and receiver's details...

From Alembic Rare Books

£850.00


[Embrace the Base] Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Invite Women to Take Part in an International Action to Stop the Siting of Cruise Missiles Anywhere in Europe. December 12th & 13th. Embrace the Base on Sunday. Close the Base on Monday. by Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp

[England, 1982]. Poster (420mm x 580mm). Professionally mounted, framed and glazed using archival materials. White text and graphic of a missile caught in a spider's web superimposed over a grey and red photograph of the mushroom cloud over Nagasaki. Mar...

From Alembic Rare Books

£1,750.00


Principles of Mining: Valuation, Organization and Administration: Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Tin and Zinc by Hoover, Herbert C

NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained and worn, booksellers ticket . on front pastedown endpaper, name on front free endpaper (Braxton Bigelow, . Treadwell, Alaska) , light soiling and toning throughout.. 1909. First E...

From Old Saratoga Books

$200.00


Search Rare Books

Book lovers can save on books by joining our Bibliophiles club

Are you a frequent reader or book collector?

Join the Bibliophile’s Club and save 10% on every purchase, every day — up to $25 savings per order!