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BOK, Bart J. BOK, Priscilla F.. The milky way. Cambridge, Masachusetts. Harvard University Press, 1957. Third edition. 269pp, [1]. With numerous photographic illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in white, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, some slight chipping to dustwrapper. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To His Excellency / Sir William Slim / with the compliments of / the authors / Priscilla Fairfield Bok / & / Bart J. Bok / Mount Stromlo Observatory / November 3 ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25841
DOUGLAS, James. Myographiae comparatae specimen: or, a comparative description of all the muscles in a man and in a quadruped. Shewing their discoverer, origin, progress, insertion, use, and difference. To which is added, an account of the muscles peculiar to a woman. With an etymological table, and several useful index's. London. Printed by W. B. for G. Strachan, 1707. First edition. 12mo. xxxvi, 216, 16pp. Distinguished from other edition of the same year by 'G. Strachan' not 'George Strahan' in the imprint. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed. Early inked initials to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 24245
REMMELIN, Johann. [GALGEMAIR, Georg]. Organon logikon Herren Georgii Galgemayrs, Kurtzer grundlicher warhaffter gebesserter und verme Unterricht, zuberaitung und gebrauch, Dess Circkels schregmess, und linial in wahrer proportion... Frankfurt. Johann Weh, 1654. Fourth edition. Quarto. [8], 56, 59-66, 65-128pp. Complete despite erratic pagination (57-58 omitted, 65-66 repeated). First two words of title transliterated from the Greek. With four folding plates. Contemporary marbled paper boards. Housed in recent cloth clamshell case, green morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed, corners worn, later paper label to spine. Recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22697
GARDINER, William. Tables of logarithms for All Numbers from 1 to 102100, and For the Sines and Tangents to every ten seconds of each degree in the Quadrant; as also, for the Sines of the first 72 minutes to every single second: with Other useful and necessary tables. London. Printed for the Author...by G. Smith, 1742. First edition. Quarto. [6],14,[74];[152]pp. With a list of subscribers and an errata slip. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros of the La Rochefoucauld family to both boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, all edges red. Rubbed and a trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, ink-stamp of the Château de La Roche-Guyon to title page, inked inscription of the author to final page of preface. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 18632
JOYCE, Rev. J[eremiah]. Scientific dialogues: intended for the instruction and entertainment of young people; in which the first principles of natural and experimental philosophy are fully explained. Manchester. Printed & published by S. Johnson, & Son, 1843. New edition. 16mo. viii, 536pp. With 200 woodcuts in the text. Later half-calf, brown buckram boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, all edges red. Lightly rubbed. Bookplate of C. W. Blunden to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 25161
STOWE, W. E.. Time tables shewing without mental calculation the number of days from any given day in any month, to every day in any other month during a year. London. Parker, Furnivall & Parker, 1848. First edition. Quarto. [2]pp. 12 engraved tables with slides. Original publisher's blind-stamped dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, recently rebacked, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Boards rubbed and marked. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22529
BUNSEN, Robert. Gasometrische methoden. Braunschweig [i.e. Brunswick]. Druck und verlag von Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1857. First edition. 8vo. x, 305pp, [3]. With a half-title, a terminal errata leaf, and numerous woodcuts in the text. Contemporary half-cloth, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities worn and marked, joints split, spine sunned. Hinges exposed, ink library stamps and shelf-marks to half-title and title page, scattered foxing. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25082
ASTON, F[rancis] W[illiam]. Isotopes. London. Edward Arnold & Co., 1922. First edition. 8vo. viii, 152pp. Original publisher's blind-ruled navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and bumped. Endpapers browned, bookseller's ticket to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25083
FERGUSON, James. Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, and optics: with The Use of Globes, The Art of Dialing, and The Calculation of the Mean Times of New and Full Moons and Eclipses. London. Printed for A. Millar, 1760. First edition. 8vo. [8], 417pp, [7]. With 23 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, preserving contemporary contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. Endpapers chipped and browned, recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to title page, scattered foxing. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 22407
LACROIX, S[ylvestre] F[rancois]. Traite elementaire de calcul differentiel et de calcul integral... Paris. Chez Duprat, 1802. First edition. 8vo. xliv, 574pp, [2]. With a half-title, a final leaf of publisher's advertisements, and four engraved folding plates. Original publisher's green cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, corners bumped. Recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, lower corner of title page expertly repaired, ink library stamps to title and p. xxxiii. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22391