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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...

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RELATIVITY. The Special And The General Theory. Signed by Einstein, Albert

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921. Third Edition Signed. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921. Third Edition Signed. Hardcover. THIRD AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo., xiii + 168 pp. A very good copy showing modest use. Gil...

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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


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


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: xxvji...

From Minotavros Books


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


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


Cosmographia Petri Apiani, per Gemmam Frisium by APIANUS, Peter

1553 Peter Apianus Cosmographia Astronomy Navigation Map Mathematics AMERICA Peter Apian was a 16th-century humanist who is remembered for his studies in astronomy and mathematics. His best and most-known work was his book on cosmography which was extrem...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


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


Opticks: Or, A Treatise Of The Reflections, Refractions, Inflections And Colours Of Light. The Fourth Edition, Corrected by Newton, Sir Isaac

London: William Innys, 1730. 4th Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. New Calf Spine And Tips Over Marbled Paper Covered Boards, New Endpapers. Two Preliminary Blanks, Title, Advertisements To First, Second And Fourth Editions382 Pp + 12 Folding ...

From Arroyo Seco Books


The Principles of Quantum Mechanics (The International Series of Monographs on Physics) by Dirac, P.A.M.; Series Editors : R. H. Fowler and P. Kapitza

Oxford University Press, at the Clarendon Press, 1930. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Black cloth hardcover with gold lettering on spine; no jacket; 257 pages. Good condition : moderate general wear to b...

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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



The Evolution Of Physics The Growth Of Ideas From Early Concepts To Relativity And Quanta by Einstein, Albert And Leopold Infeld

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1938. First American Edition 1st Printing. Blue Cloth. Very Good + Book/Very Good. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs, Charts and Diagrams. X, 319 Pp + 1 Pp Ads At Rear. Blue Cloth, Gilt, Yellow Endpapers. One ...

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