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FERGUSON, James. Tables and tracts, relative to Several Arts and Sciences. London. Printed for A. Millar and T. Cadell, 1767. First edition. 8vo. xiii, [3], 328pp. With three engraved folding plates. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Very minor shelf-wear. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, early inked ownership inscriptions to recto of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22404
BAILY, Francis. Astronomical tables and formulae together with a variety of problems explanatory of their use and application. To which are prefixed the elements of the solar system. London. [Printed by Richard Taylor], 1827. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 120, 119*-120*, [2], 123-152, 153*-158*, 153-194, 193*-194*, 195-267, [3], 267-304pp. Original publisher's brown cloth boards, later rebacked to style. Extremities rubbed. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22532
BION, [Nicholas]. The construction and principal uses of mathematical instruments... London. Printed for H[enry] W[oodfall] for J. Senex...and W. Taylor, 1723. First edition in English. Folio. vii, [1], 264pp. With 26 engraved folding plates. Title page in red and black. Contemporary panelled calf, later expertly rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. Lightly rubbed, some spotting and, as often with this work, variable browning to leaves (with the terminal quires 3S-3X especially so). With the armorial bookplate of 'The Right Hon. Charles Viscount Bruce ... More > £ 1,450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22385
[MAZZARA, Louis]. Le systeme planetaire esquisses d'astronomie et de physique. Londres, [i.e. London]; Paris.. Rolandi, Foreign Bookseller, 20, Berners Street. Audot, Libraire, Rue du Paeon, 1838. Sole edition?. 8vo. 23pp, [1]. Original mauve cloth, lettered in gilt to upper board. The slightest of rubbing and fading, else a fine copy. Slightly foxed internally. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Robert Berkeley Esq. From his ancient Friend the author' in ink to head of title. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24604
PAPPUS. Pappi alexandrini mathematicae collectiones a federico commandino urbinate In Latinum conversae, & Commentariis illustratae. In hac nostra editione ab innumeris, quibus scatebant mendis, & praecipue in Graeco contextu diligenter vindicatae... Bononiae, [i.e. Bologna]. Ex Typographia HH. de Ducciis, 1660, [colophon dated 1658] Third edition. Folio. [10], 490pp, [2]. With a portrait of Archduke Leopold, profusely illustrated within the text. Contemporary vellum, manuscript titling to head of spine, yapp edges. A trifle marked, occasional browning/marking to text, else a fine copy. The Fletcher of Saltoun copy, with his characteristic ink inscription to head of title, later in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, lot 4645 in the eighteenth part of the ... More > £ 2,750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18940
WOLFF, Christian [Johann von]. Zu der Trigonometrie und Ausziehung der Wurtzeln... Halle. Johann Gottfried Renger, 1711. First edition. 8vo. [14], 8, [304]pp. With an engraved frontispiece depicting Trigonometria seated in the heavens bearing a quadrant and telescope, and 111 plates (one folding). Title in red and black. Contemporary half-vellum, brocade paper boards, housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. A trifle rubbed. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP. A crisp copy. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22563
BINET, Alfred. Psychologie des grands calculateurs et joueurs d'echecs. Paris. Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1894. First edition. 8vo. viii, 364, 8pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's printed wrappers. Housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. Extremities rubbed and chipped, upper wrapper working-loose. Hinges naively reinforced with later cloth, book-label of Erwin Tomash to verso of upper wrapper, ink-stamp to half-title. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22551
HARTREE, D[ouglas] R[ayner]. Calculating machines: Recent and Prospective Developments and their impact on Mathematical Physics. Cambridge. University Press, 1947. First edition. 8vo. 40pp. With two half-tone plates. Contemporary cloth-backed grey paper boards, title in manuscript to upper board, Original publisher's printed cream wrappers bound in. Extremities rubbed. Blind-stamp of the Hill Reference Library, Saint Paul to title page and p. 9-10, with their ink-stamp to foot of p.40. Book-label of of Erwin Tomash to verso of upper wrapper. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 22396
HARRISON, George R.. [Drop-head title:] Improved design of the mechanical interval sorter and its application to the analysis of complex spectra [In The Review of Scientific Instruments with Physics News and Views, Vol. 4, No. 11, New series, November 1933]. Lancaster, PA. American Institute of Physics, 1933. First edition. 8vo. 581-586pp. Contemporary buff wrappers, printed paper lettering-piece. Very minor shelf-wear. Erwin Tomash's copy, though not identified as such. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24008