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New York Stock Exchange Manual, Containing Its Principles, Rules, and Its Different Modes of Speculation, 1st Edition
New York Stock Exchange Manual, Containing Its Principles, Rules, and Its Different Modes of Speculation, 1st Edition
by Henry Hamon
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New York: John F. Trow 1865. Duodecimo 13 x 19 cm. iv 5-405pp. First edition. Original black cloth boards stamped in blind, spine gilt. Cloth rubbed and soiled. Corners worn spine ends deficient. Boards a bit bowed. 5 cm split along the lower joint. Both... (read more)

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RealSky: The Palomar Observatory Sky Survey on 9 CD-ROMs
RealSky: The Palomar Observatory Sky Survey on 9 CD-ROMs
by Palomar Observatory
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The Palomar Observatory Sky Survey on 9 CD-ROMS For Windows, Macintosh, Unix & VMS use. 9 cd-roms in slipcase, with 38 page guide. Northern Hemisphere only. Very Good Condition RW/kb... (read more)

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A Treatise on Analytical Dynamics Signed 1st Edition
A Treatise on Analytical Dynamics Signed 1st Edition
by L. A. Pars
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London: Heinemann, (1965). 8vo, 28 x 19 cm. xxi 641 pp. First printing. Inscription by the author (signed "Alan Pars") on first free endpaper dated 1965. Publisher's mustard cloth over boards; spine stamped in black and gilt. Top edge black. Tan... (read more)

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Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Or, Enquiries into Very Many Received Tenentes, and Commonly Presumed Truths
Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Or, Enquiries into Very Many Received Tenentes, and Commonly Presumed Truths
by Thomas Browne
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London: T. H. for Edward Dod 1646. Modern half calf, marbled paper over boards. Rebound, retaining original title label on spine reading "Browns Vulgar Errors" and original front free endpaper with contemporary signatures in copper plate. (xx) 386pp... (read more)

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Researches in Assyria, Babylonia, and Chaldaea; Forming Part of the Labours of the Euphrates Expedition
Researches in Assyria, Babylonia, and Chaldaea; Forming Part of the Labours of the Euphrates Expedition
by William Ainsworth
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London: John W Parker 1838. 8vo. Recent blue cloth. 343pp, 1 folding map, 3 folding colored plates. 16pp. of ads at rear, dated June 1838. Library stamp on verso of full title & on dedication page. Text is age-toned & somewhat brittle. Good Condition... (read more)

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The Vertebrate Visual System: Its Origin, Structure, and Function and its Manifestations in Disease with an Analysis of its Role in the Life of Animals and in the Origin of Man
The Vertebrate Visual System: Its Origin, Structure, and Function and its Manifestations in Disease with an Analysis of its Role in the Life of Animals and in the Origin of Man
by Stephen Polyak
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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (1968) Second impression. Full green cloth with gilt to spine. xviii, 1390pp. Illustrated throughout with photos & line drawings. Text printed in columns. Binding lightly rubbed. Good Condition. LTB/kb... (read more)

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A Treatise of Algebra: Wherein the Principles Are Demonstrated, and Applied in Many Useful and Interesting Inquiries
A Treatise of Algebra: Wherein the Principles Are Demonstrated, and Applied in Many Useful and Interesting Inquiries
by Thomas Simpson
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Philadelphia: M Carey & Sons, 1821 8vo., (8), 408pp. Full period tree calf, morocco label to spine. Binding rubbed, front board lightly chipped. Bookplate to front paste down; ownership inscriptions to paste down & front free endpaper. Text is age-toned,... (read more)

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The Surveiors Dialogue: Very Profitable for All Men to Peruse, But Especially for Gentlemen, Farmers, and Husbandmen...3rd Edition
The Surveiors Dialogue: Very Profitable for All Men to Peruse, But Especially for Gentlemen, Farmers, and Husbandmen...3rd Edition
by John Norden
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London: Thomas Snodham 1618. Octavo 15x18cm. xii 174pp 179-256pp. Third edition. Recent quarter calf marbled paper over boards; spine ruled in gilt with a gilt-tooled morocco label. Recent endpapers. All edges tinted burgundy. Two stubs follow the title... (read more)

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CCCP India Put k Zvezdam (USSR: India Way to the Stars) Soyuz T-11
CCCP India Put k Zvezdam (USSR: India Way to the Stars) Soyuz T-11
by I. Nekhamkin
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Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1984. Octavo, 13.5 x 20 cm. 159 pp. Pictorial blue cloth over boards. Text in Russian. Illustrated with photographs in color. Title page inscribed by Cosmonaut Georgy Grechko and dated 1986. Laid in is a photo of the crew and... (read more)

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L'Uso Dello Strumento Geometrico detto La Tavoletta Pretoriana Proposto, ed Ampliato
L'Uso Dello Strumento Geometrico detto La Tavoletta Pretoriana Proposto, ed Ampliato
by Angelo Maria Ceneri
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Bologna: Lelio dalla Volpe 1728. First edition. 4to. A4-K2 with 12 folding plates & 1 folding chart. Full contemporary vellum. Vellum worn with small hole in spine. Marginal dampstaining throughout text & plates in the bottom right corner. Good condition.... (read more)

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The Glacial Nightmare and the Flood: a Second Appeal to Common Sense from the Extravagance of Some Recent Geology, 2 Volumes
The Glacial Nightmare and the Flood: a Second Appeal to Common Sense from the Extravagance of Some Recent Geology, 2 Volumes
by Henry H Howorth
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London: Sampson Low Marston & Co. 1893. 2 volumes. Original green cloth. 8vo. with continuous pagination. Imperfect copy of Volume 1: pagination begins on xvii of Preface. xvii 376; xi 920pp. Stamp of former owner in blue ink on front free endpapers... (read more)

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The Glacial Nightmare and the Flood 2 Volume Set
The Glacial Nightmare and the Flood 2 Volume Set
by Henry H Howorth
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London: Sampson Low Marston & Company 1893. 2 volumes: 8vo continuous pagination xxvii 920 pp 30pp; volume 1 xxvii 376 pp; volume 2 pp 377-920 + 30pp of ads. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt. Front & rear hinges starting. Library appendages on front... (read more)

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Remarques sur Plusieurs Branches de Commerce et de Navigation, Two Volumes
Remarques sur Plusieurs Branches de Commerce et de Navigation, Two Volumes
by Pierre-Andre O'Heguerty
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[No stated place or publisher] 1757 Two volumes. Octavo in mottled calf red & tan morocco labels with gilt on spines; vi 206pp.; vi 168pp. Marbled endpapers, all edges tinted red. Text in French. Rubbing to joints & edges chipping to ends of spines... (read more)

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The Casting-Counter and the Counting-Board: A Chapter in the History of Numismatics and Early Arithmetic
The Casting-Counter and the Counting-Board: A Chapter in the History of Numismatics and Early Arithmetic
by Francis Pierrepont Barnard
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Castle Cary: Fox Publications, 1981. Quarto, 23 x 29 cm, 357pp. plus section of 63 black-and-white illustration plates at rear. Reprint edition. Bound in dark blue cloth over boards stamped in gilt. Binding lightly rubbed and soiled; corners bumped... (read more)

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Home Life of Sir David Brewster / By His Daughter, Mrs. Gordon.  1st Edition
Home Life of Sir David Brewster / By His Daughter, Mrs. Gordon. 1st Edition
by Margaret Maria Gordon
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Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1869. 12mo, 19 x 12.5 cm. xi i 440 pp. First edition. Original blue cloth-covered boards, spine stamped in gilt. Boards bumped at corners. Previous owners' names at title page and first free endpaper. Spine cracked... (read more)

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Die Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitatstheorie
Die Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitatstheorie
by Albert Einstein
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Leipzig: Verlag von Johann Ambrosius Barth 1916. First printing offprint issue. Original wraps 64pp. 'Druck von Metzger & Wittig in Leipzig 314' on verso of title page; 'Metzber & Wittig' at bottom of rear wrapper. Wraps browned & very brittle. Spine has... (read more)

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Untersuchungen ueber die Gesetze der chemischen Propotionen ueber die Atomgewichte und ihre gegenseitigen Verhaeltnisse; Handbuch der Angewandten Pharmaceutisch und Technisch Chemischen Analyse
Untersuchungen ueber die Gesetze der chemischen Propotionen ueber die Atomgewichte und ihre gegenseitigen Verhaeltnisse; Handbuch der Angewandten Pharmaceutisch und Technisch Chemischen Analyse
by Jean Servais Stas as J. S. Stas and Adolf Duflos
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[Leipzig: Verlag von Quandt & Haendel, 1867.] [Breslau: Ferdinand Hirt, 1871.] 8vo, 22.5 x 14.5 cm. xii 347 pp. xxiv 432 pp. + folding plate Half-leather over marbled paper-covered boards. Edges speckled. Contains two works bound in one: Jean Servais... (read more)

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Mississippi Floods: Designing a Shifting Landscape
Mississippi Floods: Designing a Shifting Landscape
by Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha
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New Haven: Yale University Press, (2001). Quarto, 23.5 x 27.5 cm. xv, 162pp. First edition. Brown cloth over boards, pictorial dust jacket. Corners lightly bumped, boards rubbed at extremities. Pencil notation to pages 3 & 7. Good Condition in a good... (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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