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Theorie Mathematique De La Chaleur
Theorie Mathematique De La Chaleur
by Simeon D Poisson
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Paris Bachelier 1835 - 37. Two volumes in one (bound with supplement) 4to. Separate pagination titles & half titles for each part. One folding plate tables & text illustration. Recent half-calf over marbled boards. One tiny perforation on title & release... (read more)

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Photismi de Lumine of Maurolycus:  A Chapter in Late Medieval Optics.  Translated from the Latin into English by Henry Crew, Northwestern University
Photismi de Lumine of Maurolycus: A Chapter in Late Medieval Optics. Translated from the Latin into English by Henry Crew, Northwestern University
by Franciscus Maurolycus
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New York: The Macmillan Company 1940. Octavo, 15.2 x 22cm. 134pp. Red buckram boards stamped in gilt along spine and front board. Translated from Latin into English by Henry Crew. No dust jacket. Head and tail of spine light bumped. Lower right hand... (read more)

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Remarks on the Astronomy of the Brahmins, Signed
Remarks on the Astronomy of the Brahmins, Signed
by John Playfair
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[No Place]: 1789 4to. 60pp. Inscribed to William Robertson "with Mr. Playfair's compliments" on verso of the half title. Complete with half title page and printed notification of the paper being read by the author on March 2 1789. In modern green wraps... (read more)

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Fundamenta Astronomiae Pro Anno MDCCLV Deducta Ex Observationibus Viri Incomparabilis James Bradley in Specula Astronomica Grenovicensi per Annos 1750-1762 Institutis, 1st Edition
Fundamenta Astronomiae Pro Anno MDCCLV Deducta Ex Observationibus Viri Incomparabilis James Bradley in Specula Astronomica Grenovicensi per Annos 1750-1762 Institutis, 1st Edition
by Frederich Wilhelm Bessel
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Regiomonti: Frid Nicolovium 1818. First edition, folio in format, modern quarter leather, gilt-stamped red morocco label and marbled paper over boards; 325pp. plus errata page. Text in Latin with charts, tables, and equations. An ex-library copy; small... (read more)

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Physical Papers of Henry Augustus Rowland, First Edition
Physical Papers of Henry Augustus Rowland, First Edition
by Henry Augustus Rowland
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press 1902. First edition. Original red cloth. xi 704pp. With 5 plans showing the dividing engine and 1 photograph of Rowland with the engine. Front hinge tender endpapers broken at hinge. An unopened copy. Henry Augustus Rowland... (read more)

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Robert Mayer der Entdecker des Princeps von der Erhaltung der Energie Bound With Kleinere Schriften und Briefe von R Mayer Bound With Die Mechanik der Warme in Gesammelten Schriften Dritte Auflage
Robert Mayer der Entdecker des Princeps von der Erhaltung der Energie Bound With Kleinere Schriften und Briefe von R Mayer Bound With Die Mechanik der Warme in Gesammelten Schriften Dritte Auflage
by Jacob J. Weyrauch and Robert Mayer
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Robert Mayer Omnibus Volume: containing Robert Mayer der Entdecker des Princeps von der Erhaltung der Energie; Kleinere Schriften und Briefe; Die Mechanik der Warme in Gesammelten Schriften. 8vo, 75, xvi 503, xii [vi] 464p. Collection of three titles... (read more)

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The Photismi de Lumine of Maurolycus: A Chapter in Late Medieval Optics
The Photismi de Lumine of Maurolycus: A Chapter in Late Medieval Optics
by Maurolycus and Henry Crew
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New York: The Macmillan Company 1940. First edition thus octavo in format rust cloth stamped in gilt; 134pp. Translated from Latin into English by Henry Crew. Illustrated with many diagrammed theorems. Head and tail of spine worn bump to top edge of... (read more)

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Published Papers and Addresses of John Campbell Merriam, 4 Volumes, Signed
Published Papers and Addresses of John Campbell Merriam, 4 Volumes, Signed
by John Campbell Merriam
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Washington: The Carnegie Institution of Washington 1938. 4 volumes. Quarto, 18 x 25 cm. No edition stated. Inscribed and signed by John Campbell Merriam on the flyleaf in volume 1. Uniform blue cloth, spines gilt. Portrait frontispiece in volume 1... (read more)

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Chemical Technology; Or, Chemistry, Applied to the Arts and to Manufactures, 3 Volumes
Chemical Technology; Or, Chemistry, Applied to the Arts and to Manufactures, 3 Volumes
by F. Knapp
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London: Hippolyte Balliere, 1848, 1851 Three volumes. 8vo., recently rebound in matching red cloth. vii, (1), 585, (1); vii, 491, (1), 7, (1); vi, 458, (4), 4, 11, (1)pp. With a total of 9 plates; 1 in volume 2 & 8 in volume 3. Illustrated throughout... (read more)

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Colliery Working and Management
Colliery Working and Management
by H. F. Bulman and R. A. S. Redmayne
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London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1896. Octavo, 15.5 x 23.5 cm, 330pp. plus ads and 64-page catalog at rear. First edition. Bound in red cloth stamped in gilt. Includes several fold-out illustrations. Binding rubbed and soiled; spine gilt faded; spine... (read more)

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Stuart's Descriptive History of the Steam Engine
Stuart's Descriptive History of the Steam Engine
by Robert Stuart
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London: John Chidley 1831. Octavo 15x23cm. viii 249pp. A New Edition. Full modern brown cloth spine stamped in black and gilt. No dust jacket. Engraved frontispiece and vignette along with 53 black & white plates mostly diagrams. Cloth lightly rubbed... (read more)

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Transactions of the Royal Geological Society 5 volumes
Transactions of the Royal Geological Society 5 volumes
by Geological Society
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London: Printed for the Society by William Phillips, 1811, 1814, 1816, 1817, 1819, 1821. 4to. Modern half calf, marbled paper over boards. New endpapers. Text & plates bound together. ix, (2), 420, (8), 24 plates; (7), 558, (6), 39 plates; (6), 444, (7),... (read more)

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Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot Signed 1st Edition
Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot Signed 1st Edition
by A. Scott Crossfield and Clay Blair Jr.
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Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, (1960). Octavo, 14 x 21 cm. 421 pp. First edition stated. Inscribed and signed by Scott Crossfield on the half-title. Publisher's gray cloth-covered boards; front board and spine stamped in gilt; simple... (read more)

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The Work of Hertz and Some of His Successors
The Work of Hertz and Some of His Successors
by Oliver Lodge
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London: "The Electrician" Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [no date]. Octavo, 14 x 22 cm, 58 pp. plus 16-page catalog at rear. Later published as "Signalling Across Space Without Wires." Original orange cloth stamped in gilt. Cloth worn and... (read more)

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Tables of Logarithms of All Numbers, from 1 to 101000; and of the Sines and Tangents to Every Second of the Quadrant
Tables of Logarithms of All Numbers, from 1 to 101000; and of the Sines and Tangents to Every Second of the Quadrant
by Michael Taylor
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London: Christopher Buckton 1792. Folio. Contemporary full calf rebacked and with red calf title label to spine. Boards scuffed and with some small chips in leather; edges heavily rubbed and corners rounded with wear. 16 64pp. 448 tables. Front free... (read more)

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Trading in the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes: Balancing Probabilities for Successful Investing
Trading in the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes: Balancing Probabilities for Successful Investing
by Anthony Trongone
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Is Trading in the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes a lost volume that eluded fans of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's storied detective? No. Doyle never cast Holmes in anything like The Adventure of the Foreign Currency Market. However, the prolific writer did... (read more)

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Catalogue of the Apprentices' Library: Established and Supported by the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York
Catalogue of the Apprentices' Library: Established and Supported by the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York
by J. Schwartz
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New York: Chatterton & Parker, 1874. Large octavo, 18 x 26 cm, 184pp. Rebound in later green cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine label; fore-edge of one section of the text block stained red. Binding rubbed; text block edges lightly worn; pages age-... (read more)

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Astra Castra: Experiments and Adventures in the Atmosphere
Astra Castra: Experiments and Adventures in the Atmosphere
by Hatton Turner
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1865. 4to., viii, 525pp. Ex-library, bound in green buckram. Illustrated throughout. Library binding. With the usual pockets & stamps. Bar code affixed to front paste down. Contemporary ownership inscription to verso of frontis... (read more)

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Analytical and Numerical Methods of Celestial Mechanics
Analytical and Numerical Methods of Celestial Mechanics
by G. A. Chebotarev
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New York: American Elsevier Publishing Company, 1967 8vo., xviii, 331pp. Full cloth over boards, dust jacket printed in brown & black. Text lightly age-toned. Dust jacket age-toned, lightly worn at extremities, Near Fine Condition in a good dust jacket... (read more)

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Cinquantenaire Du Premier Conseil De Phy
Cinquantenaire Du Premier Conseil De Phy
by Physique Solvay
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Brussels: International Istitute of Physics Sovay. 1961 Unbound reproductions of group photographs from 11 Solvay conferences. G/G (first couple of pages lightly thumbed one corner of cloth slipcase slightly rubbed beautiful copy)... (read more)

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