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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.

Nancy's Mysterious Letter (Nancy Drew #8) by Keene, Carolyn

Nancy's Mysterious Letter: Keene, Carolyn. Copyright 1932, Grosset & Dunlap. RARE Nancy Drew #8, 1939 issue thus. Includes original "HEADLINE BOOKS FOR GIRLS" DUST JACKET. RUSSELL H. TANDY COVER ART. Since the dj Back panel authors are: Faith Baldwin thr…

From Mary Riversong 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


Opticks by Isaac Newton

Illustrated with 12 folding engraved plates of optical/geometrical diagrams and a few woodcut diagrams and tables in text; large woodcut decorative tail-pieces, head-pieces and initials. 8vo. Contemporary full speckled calf; boards with double-fillet gilt…

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.


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


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


Early-20th century telescoping ear trumpet in faux tortiseshell. by Audios

France: Audios Marque Deposée, c. 1920s-1930s. Articulated ear trumpet in tortoiseshell patterned celluloid. The diameter of the mouth is 70mm, the length when closed is 140mm, and the length when fully extended is 300 mm. Audios Marque Deposée ear…

From Alembic Rare 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, ABAA


Popular Science Monthly, Complete Year Jan. - Dec. 1931 by Including RARE First Reporting on Auguste Piccard's Record-Setting Hot Air Balloon Flight, entitled: "Ten Miles High in an Air-Tight Ball:

New York: Popular Science Publishing Company, 1931. 12 issues, the complete run for the year 1931. Very Good Plus to Near Fine, four with light wear at spine ends, pencil inscription front cover and ink inscription rear cover of January issue. The August …

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece by Prince Christopher of Greece, H.R.H

Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece (1938, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.) 1st Edition, 2nd Printing Thus Hurst & Blackett, ltd., 1938. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, PRINCE CHRISTOPHER OF GREECE AND DENMARK. 187 pages, indexed. Used. Good condition/ No DJ Included.…

From Mary Riversong Books


Lehrbuch der Chemie by Berzelius, J. Jacob

Dresden: Arnoldischen Buchhandlung, 1831 Nach des Verfassers schwedischer Berarbeitung der Blöde-Palmstedt'schen Auflage übersetzt . 4 vol. 1825-31. Aus dem Schwedischen übersetzt von F. Wöhler. Band 1: abt. 1-2. 1825. Mit 5 kupfer…

From Thulin & Ohlson Antiqbookseller since 1918


Elements of Chemical Philosophy, Part I., Vol. I. (all published). by Davy, Humphry

London: J. Johnson and Co., 1812. First Edition. xiv + errata leaf + 505 pp. + Appendix leaf + 12 plates (misnumbereed as 10). Full contemporary calf gilt, rebacked at a later date, with raised bands, gilt label. A Very Good copy. Davy's most comprehensiv…

From Avebury Books


P Gyllii de Bosporo Thracio lib III. by GILLES, Pierre

1632 1ed Gyllius Thracio Constantinople Byzantine Elzevier TURKEY Bosporus The best edition of Gyllius! Petrus Gyllius was a French natural scientist from the 16th-century whose works ranged from topographical to studying about fish of the Mediterranean …

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


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. Fine/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: x…

From Minotavros Books


The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA by Watson, James D

New York: Scribner's, 1998. A 2nd printing of this re-issue of the classic 1968 book, the work for which Watson won the Nobel Prize. SIGNED by Watson on the title page. Part of the Scribner's Classics Series, published in the 30th year after the o…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


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

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921. Second Edition Signed. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921. Second Edition Signed. Signed by Author. SECOND AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo., xiii + 168 pp. A very good copy; gilt stamped front cover, [back..... …

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