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Recherches sur la Construction la plus Avantageuse des Digues

By: Bossut, Charles & Viallet, Guillame

Price: £76.00

Publisher: Paris, Charles-Antoine Jombert: 1764

Seller ID: 002921


first edition, slim quarto (27.5 by 21 cms) a complete copy with text of 64 pages illustrated with 7 folding engraved plates,old full tan calf, spine and covers worn, front cover detached, rear cover joint broken but cords holding. a little light foxing, pages slightly crinkled but very clean and sound. Text in French. From the Royal Artillery Library with its label inside the front cover and gilt armorial stamp on the front cover. A rare book on the science of the const... View more info

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Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Experimental

By: Enfield, William, LL.D

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, J Johnson: 1785

Seller ID: 001896


first edition, quarto ( 28 by 21.8 cms) a large copy, edges untrimmed, illustrated with 11 folding engraved plates, nicely bound in recent half dark brown calf, marbled sides, dark red lettering labels, small stamp on title page, last leaf and 10 of the 11 plates, small piece out of the blank lower part of one plate but not affecting image. Enfield, a friend and associate of Joseph Priestley, issued this work as a guide to students of astronomy, mechanics, optics and hy... View more info

Rutherford. Being the Life and Letters of the Rt Hon Lord Rutherford, O M

By: Eve, A S

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge: 1939

Seller ID: 003476


first edition, large thick octavo (24.5 by 16 cms) text of 451 pages including index, illustrated with 17 plates, original green cloth, neat signature and date on front end-paper, bookplate inside front cover, a veryclean and sound copy £20.00 View more info

The Stars and their mysteries

By: Gibson, Charles R

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co: 1895

Seller ID: 003629


a bright, clean copy in the orignal pictorial cloth, octavo 20 by 13.5 cms. text of 246 pages plus index leaf and adverts, with coloured frontispiece, 8 plain plates and 9 text diagrams, inscription on front end-paper, contents very clean, unmarked. £17.00 View more info

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A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, (two volumes)

By: Gregory, G

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London, Richard Phillips: 1807

Seller ID: 002114


two volumes, thick quarto (10.5 by 8 inches) illustrated with 136 (of 138) engraved plates, strongly bound in half dark brown morocco, marbled sides, most plates folded in at outer and/or bottom edge,two plates slightly damaged, title pages a bit creased, one with a faint damp mark to outer edge, last leaf of index repaired. Approximately 40 plates with staining and/or repairs. There is a library number in gilt at the foot of each spine, a small neat repair to the rever... View more info

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Introduction to Finite Element Computations

By: Hinton, E.; Owen, D. R. J.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Swansea, Pineridge Press Ltd: 1980

Seller ID: 003732

ISBN: 0906674069


large octavo 24 by 16 cms.first edition, main text of 385 pages, illustrated with many diagrams etc, original cloth in dust wrapper which has minor signs of use, rear end-paper with ink notes to the top part, a handful of small marks, ticks etc in ink and pemncil in the text, a bright clean and sound copy £28.00 View more info

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A Philosophical and Mathematical Dictionary...a new edition with many additions

By: Hutton, Charles

Price: £485.00

Publisher: London, The author: 1815

Seller ID: 003280


two volumes, second revised edition, quarto (27 by 22.5 cms) text of 628 and 725 pages, illustrated with 41 engraved plates, nicely bound in half brown calf with red lettering labels and marbled sides. Ink withdrawn stamp and number on reverse of one title page, circular embossed stamp on both title pages, last text leaf and all the plates, title to volume 1 creased, some light foxing, mostly marginal, 2 plates offset to facing text. Hutton was Professor of Mathematics a... View more info

The Chemistry of Common Life

By: Johnston, James F W

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Wiliiam Blackwood and sons: 1856

Seller ID: 002800

Condition: Good


two volumes, octavo (7.4 by 4.8 inches) 352 and 466 pages with 16-page publisher's catalogue at end of vol. 1, original brown cloth, spines faded, some marking of covers, a little foxing to the prelims and contemporary signature and date on each front end-paper, a clean sound set of this scarce, early edition.A heavy set so will need extra postage £18.00 View more info

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The Complete Practical Arithmetician: containing several new and useful improvements adapted to the use of schools and private tuition

By: Keith, Thomas

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, G and W B Whittaker: 1822

Seller ID: 003687


small octavo (19 by 11 cms) text of 332 pages plus 16 preliminary pages, nicely bound in recent half brown calf, marbled sides, spine with raised bands, unlettered, blind stamp on title page with 'withdrawn' stamp on the reverse, a very clean and sound copy in pleasant binding. A surprisingly rare work given that it ran to 15 editions-this is the eighth and I cannot trace any copies sold at auction. £110.00 View more info

Expansion Joints in Bridges and Concrete Roads

By: Koster, Waldemar

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Maclaren and sons: 1969

Seller ID: 003806


octavo (23 by 14 cms) text of 333 pages inlcuding index, illustrated throughout with photos and diagrams, original blue cloth, small neat inscription inside front cover, front end-paper removed otherwise a bright, clean and sound copy £27.00 View more info

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A Practical Detail of the Cotton Manufacture of the United States of America.....contrasted and compared with that of Great Britain

By: Montgomery, James

Price: £64.00

Publisher: Glasgow, John Niven jun: 1840

Seller ID: 003557


first edition, octavo (22.5 by 15 cms) text of 219 pages illustrated with 8 technical plates (5 folding) and a frontispiece view of the York factories in Saco, Maine, bound in modern half dark brown calf with a red lettering label, embossed stamp on frontispiece, title page, 2 text leaves and all the plates, occasional faint foxing, a clean, sound and complete copy in a pleasant binding. The book gives a detailed review and survey of the cotton industry as it was in the ... View more info

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Experimenta circa varias res naturales speciatim illas Quae Indiis...

By: Redi, Francesco

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Henr Wetstenium: 1685

Seller ID: 000392


small octavo (5 x 3 inches) illustrated with a frontispiece and 12 plates (mostly folding) and 2 full page text engravings. Original brown calf with later spine, marginal browning of frontispiece, title page and contents leaf, a nice clean and sound copy otherwise. £140.00 View more info

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A Treatise on Ventilation, natural and artificial

By: Ritchie, Robert

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, Lockwood and co: 1862

Seller ID: 003400


the rare original edition, octavo (23 by 15 cms) text of 232 pages plus 16 preliminary leaves, illustrated with 7 plates and some text illustrations, nicely bound in modern brown calf, marbled boards, red lettering label, outer edge of title page and first preface leaf strengthened, one plate with short tear in top blank margin, prelims and title with faint uniform toning. Very rare. I have not been able to trace any copies at auction. £185.00 View more info

DH An Outline of De Haviland History

By: Sharp, C Martin

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1960

Seller ID: 002566


first edition, medium octavo (8.5 by 5.5 inches) profusley illustrated with photographs, text of 419 pages, light edge foxing, 1 plate dust marked in blank outer margin otherwise a bright clean and sound copy in a worn dust wrapper. £11.00 View more info

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Arch Bridges. History, analysis, assessment, maintenance and repair

By: Sinopoli, Anna edits

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Rotterdam, A A Balkema: 1998

Seller ID: 003728


large octavo (25.5 by 18 cms) main text of 439 pages including index leaf, illustrated throughout with photographs, charts, diagrams etc, original glazed boards, a near fine copy-no internal marks. stamps or signatures. Note that this is the original edition. £38.00 View more info

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The Modern Encyclopedia of Photography. A Standard Work of Reference

By: Stubbs, S G Blaxland

Price: £34.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1938

Seller ID: 003746


two volumes quarto (25.5 by 17 cms) text of 1350 pages including index, profusely illustrated with diagrams, text and full-page photographs including 17 in colour, original dark green cloth, a bright clean and sound set-no interenal marks or signatures. A comprehensive and detailed work with much information on cameras. A heavy set, overseas buyers please check for shipping rates. £34.00 View more info

Lessons in Electricity at the Royal Institution 1875-76

By: Tyndall, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, green and Co: 1887

Seller ID: 002179


slim octavo (7.5 by 5 inches) illustrated with numerous text drawings 4th edition, original green cloth, spine ends very slightly rubbed otherwise a clean and sound copy. £18 View more info

Tomorrow's Airliners, Airways and Airports

By: Veale S E

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Pilot Press Ltd: 1945

Seller ID: 002569


octavo (8.7 by 5.5 inches) illustrated with 16 plates of photographs and a folding chart, original black cloth, a bright clean copy in frayed dust wrapper, unmarked internally. £14.00 View more info

Airliners and Airways of Today

By: Veale, S E

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, The Pilot Pres Ltd: 1947

Seller ID: 002568


octavo (8.6 by 5.5 inches) i;llustrated with 16 plates of photographs, text of 328 pages, original black cloth, a very clean copy, firm and sound, no signatures or inscriptions. £14.00 View more info

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A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts

By: Young, Thomas, M.D.

Price: £540.00

Publisher: London, Taylor and Walton: 1845

Seller ID: 003374


two volumes bound in one, thick octavo (22.5 by 14 cms) illustrated with 2 maps, 1 table and 41 plates, all double-page and including 2 coloured plates, modern half brown calf, marbled sides, brown lettering label, embossed stamp on title page of volume one, all the plates and a few text leaves, faint Withdrawn stamp on reverse of first title page. An octavo edition of the original quarto which was first published in 1807. The work contains detailed accounts of his ... View more info