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Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Historical Introduction to Mathematical Literature.

Historical Introduction to Mathematical Literature., MILLER, George Abram (1863-1951).
Used
Macmillan, 1927., New York:, 1927

Second printing. 8vo. xiii, 302 pp. Diagrams, indexes; bottom corner of p. 3 torn (text unaffected). Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; title rubbed. Very good.

$30.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Bibliografia Astronomica: Riguardante Pubblicazioni Astronomiche dell'Osservatorio del Collegio Roman dal 1803 al 1847.

Bibliografia Astronomica: Riguardante Pubblicazioni Astronomiche dell'Osservatorio del Collegio Roman dal 1803 al 1847., MILLOSEVICH, Elia Filippo Francesco (1848-1919).
Used
[No publisher or date], [No place given]:

(265 x 200 mm). [4] pp. Pages extracted from covers and loose. Very good.

$10.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

The Patriot Boy; or, the Life and Career of Major-General Ormsby M. Mitchel.

The Patriot Boy; or, the Life and Career of Major-General Ormsby M. Mitchel., [MITCHEL, Ormsby MacKnight (1809-1862)] HEADLEY, Phineas Camp (1819-1903).
Used
William H. Appleton, (1865)., New York:, 1865

Series: Young American's History of Modern Heroes. 12mo. ads. 4, 278 pp. Double frontis. with tissue guard, 3 plates, 1 fig.; some foxing. Dark green cloth, embossed decorative cover design, gilt-

$50.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Emerson and Frost: Critics of their Times.

Emerson and Frost: Critics of their Times.

Emerson and Frost: Critics of their Times., THOMPSON, Lawrance (1906-1973).
Used
Philobiblon Club, 1940., Philadelphia:, 1940

Small 8vo. 43, [1] pp. Decorative headpiece. Quarter gray cloth over pictorial orange boards, gray slipcase. Fine. Limited edition of 250 copies.

$15.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in the Netherlands and Belgium and of Dutch and Flemish Books Printed in other Countries from 1470 to 1600 now in the British Museum.

Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in the Netherlands and Belgium and of Dutch and Flemish Books Printed in other Countries from 1470 to 1600 now in the British Museum., [British Museum] JOHNSON, A. F.; SCHOLDERER, V.
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Trustees of the British Museum, 1965., London:, 1965

8vo. viii, 274 pp. Index. Original gilt-stamped blue cloth; spine number. Ex-library markings. Very good.

$9.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Annals of Influenza; or Epidemic Catarrhal Fever in Great Britain from 1510 to 1837. Prepared and edited by …

Annals of Influenza; or Epidemic Catarrhal Fever in Great Britain from 1510 to 1837. Prepared and edited by …

Annals of Influenza; or Epidemic Catarrhal Fever in Great Britain from 1510 to 1837. Prepared and edited by …, THOMPSON, Theophilus (1807-1860).
Used
Sydenham Society, 1852., London:, 1852

8vo. xvi, 406, [2] (ads) pp. Tables, index. Original green blind- and gilt-stamped cloth, top edge gilt; spine repaired, cloth partially rebacked with kozo. Occasional foxing. Ex-library lending l

$17.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Exposición General de Estudios Lunares. Celebrada en Mayo y Junio de 1912 en la Universidad de Barcelona. Bajo los Auspicios del Excmo. Sr. Rector. Catalogo.

Exposición General de Estudios Lunares. Celebrada en Mayo y Junio de 1912 en la Universidad de Barcelona. Bajo los Auspicios del Excmo. Sr. Rector. Catalogo., [Moon] RAURICH, Salvador.
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Sociedad Astronómica de Barcelona, 1912., Barcelona:, 1912

Small 4to. ads. [4], (531)-604, ads. [10] pp. 42 unnumbered back to back half-tone plates (including 54 images), index. Printed wrappers; wrappers browned and soiled, spine chipped with pieces mis

$50.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Catalogue of Scientific and Technical Books.

Catalogue of Scientific and Technical Books., Munn & Company.
Used
Munn, 1902., New York:, 1902

8vo. 109, ads. [7] pp. Index. Printed wrappers; spine a bit worn. Penciled notation on front cover. Very good. Rare.

$15.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

James Nasmyth, Engineer: An Autobiography. Illustrated. New Edition, Revised and Corrected for American Readers by James Nasmyth.

James Nasmyth, Engineer: An Autobiography. Illustrated. New Edition, Revised and Corrected for American Readers by James Nasmyth., NASMYTH, James Hall (1808-1890); SMILES, Samuel (ed.).
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Harper & Brothers, 1884., New York:, 1884

8vo. xvii, 461, ads. [2] pp. Frontis. port. of Nasmyth, plates, illustrations, index. Brown cloth, gilt-stamped cover illustration and spine title; extremities rubbed with a few stains. Very good.

$35.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

List of Publications of the National Research Council and Its Fellows and Partial List of Papers Having Their Origin in the Activities of Its Committees to January 1, 1926.

List of Publications of the National Research Council and Its Fellows and Partial List of Papers Having Their Origin in the Activities of Its Committees to January 1, 1926., National Research Council.
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National Research Council, 1926., Washington, D.C.:, 1926

Series: Reprint and Circular Series of the National Research Council, No. 73. 8vo. 70 pp. Printed wrappers; spine ends chipped. Former library copy with the usual markings. Very good.

$20.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

A Partial List of the Publications of the National Research Council.

A Partial List of the Publications of the National Research Council., National Research Council.
Used
National Research Council, 1922., Washington, D.C.:, 1922

Series: Reprint and Circular Series of the National Research Council, No. 25. 8vo. 15 pp. Printed wrappers; covers a bit worn, top spine end starting. Former library copy with the usual markings.

$7.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Literature on the History of Physics in the 20th Century.

Literature on the History of Physics in the 20th Century., HEILBRON, J. L.; Bruce R. WHEATON.
Used
Office for History of Science and Technology, 1981., Berkeley, University of California:, 1981

Series: Berkeley Papers in History of Science, V. 8vo. ix, 485 pp. Indices. Printed wrappers; tanned spine. Fine. Rare. ISBN: 09181020122

$40.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Chemical, Medical and Pharmaceutical Books Printed before 1800 in the Collections of the University of Wisconsin Libraries.

Chemical, Medical and Pharmaceutical Books Printed before 1800 in the Collections of the University of Wisconsin Libraries., NEU, John (ed.); IVES, Samuel, Reese JENKINS, & John NEU (comp.).
Used
University of Wisconsin, 1965., Madison and Milwaukee:, 1965

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. viii, 280 pp. Brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Very good. First Edition.

$10.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Newton and Russia: The Early Influence, 1698-1796.

Newton and Russia: The Early Influence, 1698-1796., [NEWTON, Isaac (1642-1727)] BOSS, Valentin.
ISBN: 0674622758/9780674622753 Used
Harvard University Press, 1972., Cambridge, MA:, 1972

FIRST EDITION. Series: Russian Research Center Studies, 69. 8vo. xviii, 309 pp. Frontis. port. of Newton, plates, index. Magenta cloth, silver stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket lightly soil

$8.50
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Early History of Quantum Mechanics.

Early History of Quantum Mechanics., ROSENFELD, Leon (1904-1974).
Used, Signed
Nature, 1950., Offprint from:, 1950

Ser.: vol. 166, p. 883, 1950. Signed by Abraham Pais. Fine.

$25.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library.

A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library., [Wellcome Historical Medical Library] POYNTER, F. N. L. (editor).
Used
Martino, 1996., New York:, 1996

Three volumes. 4to. Alphabetical list of library items from antiquity up until 1850, index. Full gilt stamped blue cloth. New. Revised edition. An extensive array of medical publications listed w

$300.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

The Life of Richard Owen. With the Scientific Portions Revised by C. Davies Sherborn. Also an Essay on Owen's Position in Anatomical Science by the Right Hon. T.H. Huxley, F.R.S. Portraits and Illustrations. In Two Volumes.

The Life of Richard Owen. With the Scientific Portions Revised by C. Davies Sherborn. Also an Essay on Owen's Position in Anatomical Science by the Right Hon. T.H. Huxley, F.R.S. Portraits and Illustrations. In Two Volumes., [OWEN, Richard (1804-1892)] OWEN, Richard (Owen's grandson).
Used
John Murray, 1894., London:, 1894

Two vols. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 15, (16), 409, ads. 2; 7, (8), 393, ads. 2 pp. Frontis. (both vols.), plates, illustrations, index. Dark green cloth, gilt-ruled covers and spine titles; extremities

$300.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Oxford University Press and Clarendon Press General Catalogue 1927.

Oxford University Press and Clarendon Press General Catalogue 1927., Oxford University Press.
Used
Oxford University Press, American Branch, (1927)., New York:, 1927

8vo. ii, 982 pp. Illustrations, index. Printed wrappers; covers stained, spine rumpled, front top spine corner torn. Fair. Scarce.

$15.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Guide to the Literature of Mathematics and Physics Including Related Works on Engineering Science.

Guide to the Literature of Mathematics and Physics Including Related Works on Engineering Science., PARKE, Nathan Grier (1912-1990).
Used
Dover, (1958)., New York:, 1958

Second Revised Edition. 8vo. xviii, 436, ads. [16] pp. Plates, indexes. Printed wrappers. Very good. Includes over 5,000 citations.

$4.95
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

The Scientific Papers of William Parsons, Third Earl of Rosse, 1800-1867.

The Scientific Papers of William Parsons, Third Earl of Rosse, 1800-1867., PARSONS, William, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800-1867).
Used
Collected and Republished by the Hon. Sir Charles Parsons, 1926., (London):, 1926

4to. (v), blank [1], 221 pp. Plates, charts; some minor foxing. Rebound professionally in handsome black cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Near fine. A compilation of all of Rosse's (William Parso

$625.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Guide to Geological Literature.

Guide to Geological Literature., PEARL, Richard Maxwell (1913-1980).
Used
McGraw-Hill, 1951., New York, Toronto, London:, 1951

8vo. xi, 239 pp. Index. Burgundy cloth, gilt-stamped black spine label. Bookplates. Very good +. FIRST EDITION. Printer's error on pp. 118-119 and 122-123 (text still legible). First Edition.

$15.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

A Memoir of William Pengelly, of Torquay, F.R.S., Geologist, with a Selection from His Correspondence. With a Summary of His Scientific Work by the Rev. Professor Bonney.

A Memoir of William Pengelly, of Torquay, F.R.S., Geologist, with a Selection from His Correspondence. With a Summary of His Scientific Work by the Rev. Professor Bonney., [PENGELLY, William (1812-1894)] JULIAN, Hester [nee PENGELLY] (ed.).
Used, Signed
John Murray, 1897., London:, 1897

8vo. x, (xi), 341 pp. Gravure frontis. port. of Pengelly with facsimile autograph and tissue guard, 10 plates, index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; cloth torn around spine ends, extremit

$125.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Group of 2 offprints. Includes: LORING & John G. PIERCE. "Pyramidine Nucleosides and Nucleotides as Growth Factors for Mutant Strains of Neurospora." Offprint from: Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 153, No.1, 1944.

Group of 2 offprints. Includes: LORING & John G. PIERCE. "Pyramidine Nucleosides and Nucleotides as Growth Factors for Mutant Strains of Neurospora." Offprint from: Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 153, No.1, 1944., LORING, Hubert S.
Used
Journal of Biological Chemistry, 1944., N.p.:, 1944

8vo. 6-69 pp. Printed wrappers. Ownership signature of Norman Horowitz, Fine. Loring was associated with the Department of Chemistry, Stanford University. [with:] LORING & James L. FAIRLEY, Jr. &

$30.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

The Power of Steam; an illustrated history of the world's steam age.

The Power of Steam; an illustrated history of the world's steam age., BRIGGS, Asa.
ISBN: 0226074951/9780226074955 Used
University of Chicago Press, (1982)., (Chicago):, 1982

27 cm. 208 pp. Profusely illus., index. Gilt-stamped black cloth, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0226074951 Dust jacket present.

$5.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

General Index to the Philosophical Magazine, or Annals of Chemistry, Mathematics, Astronomy, Natural History, and General Science. Volumes I. to XI. Being the United Series of the Philosophical Magazine and Annals of Philosophy. From January, 1827 to June, 1832.

General Index to the Philosophical Magazine, or Annals of Chemistry, Mathematics, Astronomy, Natural History, and General Science. Volumes I. to XI. Being the United Series of the Philosophical Magazine and Annals of Philosophy. From January, 1827 to June, 1832., [Philosophical Magazine, 1827-1832]
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Richard Taylor, 1835., London:, 1835

Small 4to. 50, ad. [1] pp. Half brown leather with corners and marbled paper sides; extremities worn, front cover detached, spine mostly missing (pages still bound), endpapers foxed and water-stai

$25.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Biographisch-Literarisches Handworterbuch zur Geschichte der Exacten Wissenschaften Enthaltend Nachweisungen uber Lebensverhaltnisse und Leistungen von Mathematikern, Astronomen, Physikern, Chemikern, Mineralogen, Geologen usw Aller Volker und Zeiten. Two Volume Set. [with:] J.C. Poggendorff's Biographisch-Literarisches Handworterbuch zur Geschichte der Exacten Wissenschaften Enthaltend Nachweisungen uber Lebensverhaltnisse und Leistungen von Mathematikern, Astronomen, Physikern, Chemikern, Mineralogen, Geologen usw Aller Volker und Zeiten. Dritter Band (1858-1883). Two Volume Set. [with:] J.C. Poggendorff's Biographisch-Literarisches Handworterbuch zur Geschichte der Exacten Wissenschaften Enthaltend Nachweisungen uber Lebensverhaltnisse und Leistungen von Mathematikern, Astronomen, Physikern, Chemikern, Mineralogen, Geologen usw Aller Volker und Zeiten. Vierter Band (Die Jahre 1883 bis zur Gegenwart Umfassend). Two Volume Set. 6 vols. sold as one set.

Biographisch-Literarisches Handworterbuch zur Geschichte der Exacten Wissenschaften Enthaltend Nachweisungen uber Lebensverhaltnisse und Leistungen von Mathematikern, Astronomen, Physikern, Chemikern, Mineralogen, Geologen usw Aller Volker und Zeiten. Two Volume Set. [with:] J.C. Poggendorff's Biographisch-Literarisches Handworterbuch zur Geschichte der Exacten Wissenschaften Enthaltend Nachweisungen uber Lebensverhaltnisse und Leistungen von Mathematikern, Astronomen, Physikern, Chemikern, Mineralogen, Geologen usw Aller Volker und Zeiten. Dritter Band (1858-1883). Two Volume Set. [with:] J.C. Poggendorff's Biographisch-Literarisches Handworterbuch zur Geschichte der Exacten Wissenschaften Enthaltend Nachweisungen uber Lebensverhaltnisse und Leistungen von Mathematikern, Astronomen, Physikern, Chemikern, Mineralogen, Geologen usw Aller Volker und Zeiten. Vierter Band (Die Jahre 1883 bis zur Gegenwart Umfassend). Two Volume Set. 6 vols. sold as one set., [Poggendorff] POGGENDORFF, Johann Christian (1796-1877), et al. (eds.).
ISBN: 1888262850/9781888262858 Used
(Martino, n.d.)., (Mansfield Centre, CT):

6 vols. Facsimile reprints of the original 1863 first edition, the 1898 third edition, and the 1904 fourth edition. 8vo. viii, [cols.]: 1584; 1468; viii, 1496; xii, 1718, ads. [2] pp. Green cloth,

$350.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

J.C. Poggendorff's Biographisch-Literarisches Handworterbuch fur Mathematik, Astronomie, Physik, Chemie und verwandte Wissenschaftsgebiete. Band V: 1904 bis 1922. Two volumes in one.

J.C. Poggendorff's Biographisch-Literarisches Handworterbuch fur Mathematik, Astronomie, Physik, Chemie und verwandte Wissenschaftsgebiete. Band V: 1904 bis 1922. Two volumes in one., [Poggendorff] WEINMEISTER, Paul Franz Wilhelm (1856-1927) (ed.).
ISBN: 3891200161/9783891200162 Used
[Cicero Presse, 1997]., [Garding]:, 1997

Facsimile reprint of the 1925-1926 fifth edition. Large 8vo. [i], 1424 pp. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Near fine. Volume Five of Poggendorff's standard work on scientists and their work

$235.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Charles Pritchard, D.D.; F.R.S.; F.R.A.S.; F.R.G.S. Late Professor of Astronomy in the University of Oxford. Memoirs of His Life. With an Account of his Theological Work by the Right Reverend, The Lord Bishop of Worcester and of His Astronomical Work by His Successor, Professor H.H. Turner.

Charles Pritchard, D.D.; F.R.S.; F.R.A.S.; F.R.G.S. Late Professor of Astronomy in the University of Oxford. Memoirs of His Life. With an Account of his Theological Work by the Right Reverend, The Lord Bishop of Worcester and of His Astronomical Work by His Successor, Professor H.H. Turner., [PRITCHARD, Charles (1808-1893)] PRITCHARD, Ada (comp.).
Used
Seeley and Co., 1897., London:, 1897

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. viii, 322, ads. [6] pp. Heliogravure frontis. port. of Charles Pritchard with facsimile inscription and tissue guard, index. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles (wi

$200.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Fiftieth Anniversary. Constitution, List of Meetings, Officers, Committees and Members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for the Forty-Seventh Meeting, Held at Boston, Mass. August, 1898.

Fiftieth Anniversary. Constitution, List of Meetings, Officers, Committees and Members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for the Forty-Seventh Meeting, Held at Boston, Mass. August, 1898., PUTNAM, Frederick Ward (1839-1915) (ed.).
Used
Permanent Secretary, 1898., Salem:, 1898

8vo. 78 pp. Rebound in stiff library covers, with original printed wrapper cover cut and mounted on front. Former library copy with the usual markings. Good. RARE. Mostly lists of various classes

$18.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Catalogue d'Une Collection Precieuse de Livres Mathematiques et Astronomiques. . . Beilage zu No. 837 and No. 838. Der Astronomischen Nachrichten.

Catalogue d'Une Collection Precieuse de Livres Mathematiques et Astronomiques. . . Beilage zu No. 837 and No. 838. Der Astronomischen Nachrichten., R. Friedlander et fils.
Used
R. Friedlander et fils, 1853., [Berlin]:, 1853

Two Supplements. 4to. Columns 349-364; 381-420. 4 loosely folded and unopened sheets, as issued to subscribers. Excellent mid 19th century scientific bookseller catalog. 2060 items listed.

$20.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

The Scientific Roll and Magazine of Systematized Notes. Volume I. Climate. Parts I & II. Nos. 1-10. [Part I: General; Part II: Aqueous Vapour].

The Scientific Roll and Magazine of Systematized Notes. Volume I. Climate. Parts I & II. Nos. 1-10. [Part I: General; Part II: Aqueous Vapour]., RAMSAY, Alexander.
Used
Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 1882., London:, 1882

Single collected edition of the magazine's first volume. 8vo. 308 pp. Diagrams, index to Part I. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; spine chipped around hinges and ends, inner hinges cracked, f

$50.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

The Scientific Roll and Magazine of Systematized Notes. Volume I. Climate. Parts I & II. Nos. 1-8, 10 & 11. [Part I: General; Part II: Aqueous Vapour].

The Scientific Roll and Magazine of Systematized Notes. Volume I. Climate. Parts I & II. Nos. 1-8, 10 & 11. [Part I: General; Part II: Aqueous Vapour]., RAMSAY, Alexander.
Used
Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. & J.H. Fennell, 1880-1883., London:, 1880

10 separate issues. 8vo. 240, 277-340 pp. Diagrams, index to Part I. Original printed wrappers; covers dry and brittle, front cover and title of No. 7 detached. Fair. A work of idiosyncratic inte

$50.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

The Star Lovers.

The Star Lovers., RICHARDSON, Robert Shirley (1902-1981).
Used
Macmillan, (1967)., New York:, 1967

First printing. 8vo. x, 310 pp. Frontis., 107 numbered figs., index. Blue cloth, silver stamped spine title; covers a bit soiled, bottom corners bumped. Very good. An astronomer's comments on the

$3.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

The Life of Carl Ritter: Late Professor of Geography in the University of Berlin.

The Life of Carl Ritter: Late Professor of Geography in the University of Berlin., [RITTER, Carl (1779-1859)] GAGE, W.L. (1832-1889). ).
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Charles Scribner, 1867., New York:, 1867

8vo. viii, 242 pp. Burgundy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities rubbed, spine ends chipped. Former library copy with the usual markings and defects. Previous owner's inked signature. Fair

$16.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Henry Darwin Rogers, 1808-1866: American Geologist.

Henry Darwin Rogers, 1808-1866: American Geologist., [ROGERS, Henry Darwin (1808-1866)] GERSTNER, Patsy.
ISBN: 0817307354/9780817307356 Used
University of Alabama Press, (1994)., Tuscaloosa and London:, 1994

FIRST EDITION. Series: History of American Science and Technology Series. 8vo. xi, 311 pp. 9 figs. (illustrations), index. Reddish-brown cloth, brown stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN:

$5.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Ein Leben der Arbeit Erinnerungen von Sir Henry Roscoe. Autorisierte Ubersetzung nach der englischen Originalausgabe von Rose Thesing. Mit einer Einfuhrung von Wilhelm Ostwald. Mit 18 Abbildungen und der Wiedergabe von drei Originalbriefen.

Ein Leben der Arbeit Erinnerungen von Sir Henry Roscoe. Autorisierte Ubersetzung nach der englischen Originalausgabe von Rose Thesing. Mit einer Einfuhrung von Wilhelm Ostwald. Mit 18 Abbildungen und der Wiedergabe von drei Originalbriefen., ROSCOE, Henry Enfield (1833-1915).
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Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, 1919., Leipzig:, 1919

Series: Grosse Manner: Studien zur Biologie des Genies. Siebenter Band. 8vo. xv, (xvi), 362, ads. [5] pp. Half-tone frontis. port. of Roscoe with facsimile autograph, 16 half-tone plates (excludin

$30.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Statistical Society.

Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Statistical Society., Royal Statistical Society.
Used
The Royal Statistical Society, 1908., London:, 1908

8vo. vi, (vii-viii), 276 pp. Dark blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities rubbed, inner hinge cracked. Very good. Of special note for including the library of CHARLES BABBAGE.

$37.50
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Optics in the Age of Euler; Conceptions of the Nature of Light, 1700-1795.

Optics in the Age of Euler; Conceptions of the Nature of Light, 1700-1795.

Optics in the Age of Euler; Conceptions of the Nature of Light, 1700-1795., HAKFOORT, Casper.
ISBN: 0521404711/9780521404716 Used
Cambridge University Press, 1995., Cambridge:, 1995

8vo. vi, 243 pp. Bibliography, index. Bright blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. "According to received historiography, the fundamental issue in eighteenth-ce

$80.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

General Index to Volumes XXXIX. to LX. of the Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1871-1915.

General Index to Volumes XXXIX. to LX. of the Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1871-1915., Royal Astronomical Society; LEVANDER, Frederick William (1839-1916) (comp.).
Used
Royal Astronomical Society, (circa 1915)., London:, 1915

8vo. 14 pp. Black cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities rubbed and a bit stained. Library bookplate. Very good. Rare.

$35.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

An Exhibition of the Scientific Works of Count Rumford. Prepared in Celebration of the Bicentennial of Rumford's Birth by The American Academy of Arts and Sciences March 26, 1953.

An Exhibition of the Scientific Works of Count Rumford. Prepared in Celebration of the Bicentennial of Rumford's Birth by The American Academy of Arts and Sciences March 26, 1953., [RUMFORD, Benjamin Thompson, Sir, Count (1753-1814)] The American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Used
Sanborn C. Brown, 1953., [Cambridge]:, 1953

8vo. 32 pp. Illustrations. Printed wrappers; slightly rubbed. Very good. Scarce.

$22.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

"Un astronome artiste-opticien: Emile Schær, 1862-1931." In: Publications de L'Observatoire de Geneve. Serie A. Astronome, Chronometrie, Geophysique. Fascicule 18, 6me fascicule du vol. 3, 1932. One of 24 issues bound together in one volume.

"Un astronome artiste-opticien: Emile Schær, 1862-1931." In: Publications de L'Observatoire de Geneve. Serie A. Astronome, Chronometrie, Geophysique. Fascicule 18, 6me fascicule du vol. 3, 1932. One of 24 issues bound together in one volume., [SCHÆR, Emile (1862-1931)] TIERCY, Georges.
Used
Albert Kundig, 1928- 1933., Geneve:, 1928

Whole volume: 1-24 fascicules. 8vo. Pagination for the entire volume varies [this article: pp. (253)-265 (9 pls.)]. Plates, tables. Dark blue-green library buckram, gilt-stamped spine title. Very

$125.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Repertorium der Technischen Literatur die Jahre 1823 bis Einschl. 1853 Umfassend. Zum Gebrauche der Koniglich Technischen Deputation fur Gewerbe. . . Herausgegeben im Auftrage des Koniglichen Ministeriums fur Handel Gewerbe und Offentliche Arbeiten.

Repertorium der Technischen Literatur die Jahre 1823 bis Einschl. 1853 Umfassend. Zum Gebrauche der Koniglich Technischen Deputation fur Gewerbe. . . Herausgegeben im Auftrage des Koniglichen Ministeriums fur Handel Gewerbe und Offentliche Arbeiten., SCHUBARTH, Ernst Ludwig (1797-1868).
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Deckerschen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei, 1856., Berlin:, 1856

8vo. xvi, 1049, ads. [2] pp. Quarter brown calf with marbled paper over boards, gilt-stamped spine title with raised bands; extremities worn, some marginal water-stains (minor). Former library cop

$100.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

A Catalogue of Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine.

A Catalogue of Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine., [National Library of Medicine] DURLING, Richard J.
Used
U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1967., Bethesda:, 1967

Thick 4to. xii, 698 pp. Alphabetical list of items, index. Full black and gilt-stamped pictorial gray cloth; library spine label removed. Good.

$30.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
United States

Catalogue of Scientific Serials of All Countries including the Transactions of Learned Societies in the Natural Physical and Mathematical Sciences, 1633-1876. Library of Harvard University, Special Publications I.

Catalogue of Scientific Serials of All Countries including the Transactions of Learned Societies in the Natural Physical and Mathematical Sciences, 1633-1876. Library of Harvard University, Special Publications I., SCUDDER, Samuel Hubbard (1837-1911).
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Kraus Reprint, 1965., New York:, 1965

Facsimile reprint of the 1879 edition. 8vo. xii, 358 pp. Indexes. Maroon cloth, black printed paper spine label; label chipped, spine number rubbed off. Former library copy with the usual markings

$30.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
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Probleme der Astronomie. Festschrift fur Hugo v. Seeliger dem Forscher und Lehrer zum Funfundsiebzigsten Geburtstage. Mit 58 Abbildungen, I Bildnis und 3 Tafeln.

Probleme der Astronomie. Festschrift fur Hugo v. Seeliger dem Forscher und Lehrer zum Funfundsiebzigsten Geburtstage. Mit 58 Abbildungen, I Bildnis und 3 Tafeln., [SEELIGER, Hugo von (1849-1924)] KIENLE, Hans (ed.).
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Julius Springer, 1924., Berlin:, 1924

8vo. iv, 475 pp. Gravure frontis. port. of Seeliger with facsimile autograph and tissue guard,58 illustrations, 3 fold-out plates (reproductions of astronomical photographs). Quarter brown cloth a

$125.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
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Life and Correspondence of Abraham Sharp, the Yorkshire Mathematician and Astronomer, and Assistant of Flamsteed; with Memorials of His Family, and Associated Families.

Life and Correspondence of Abraham Sharp, the Yorkshire Mathematician and Astronomer, and Assistant of Flamsteed; with Memorials of His Family, and Associated Families., SHARP, Abraham (1651-1742); CUDWORTH, William.
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Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington & Thos. Brear, 1889., London & Bradford:, 1889

Tall 8vo. xvi, 342, ad [1] pp. Engraved frontis. with tissue guard, 9 unnumbered plates, 19 figs., indexes. Half vellum with marbled paper sides, gilt-stamped black morocco spine labels, t.e.g.; s

$300.00
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National Index of American Imprints through 1800. The Short-Title Evans. [Volume One: A-M; Volume Two: N-Z].

National Index of American Imprints through 1800. The Short-Title Evans. [Volume One: A-M; Volume Two: N-Z]., SHIPTON, Clifford Kenyon (1902-1973) & James Eugene MOONEY.
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American Antiquarian Society and Barre Publishers, 1969., No place given:, 1969

Two volumes. 4to. xxv, 548; xxi, 549-1028 pp. Red cloth, gilt-stamped green spine labels; labels rubbed. Very good. The short title edition of the definitive and standard reference to American im

$27.00
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William De Sitter: Een Menschenleven.

William De Sitter: Een Menschenleven., [SITTER, Willem de (1872-1934)] SITTER-SUERMONDT, E. de.
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H.D. Tjeenk Willink & Zoon, 1948., Haarlem:, 1948

8vo. 116 pp. Light blue-gray paper boards, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles; extremities a bit browned. Previous owner's inked signature on ffep Very good. RARE.

$25.00
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The Guardian and Monitor.

The Guardian and Monitor., [Connecticut, New Haven].
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Nathan Whiting, 1825]., [New-Haven, Conn.:, 1825

12mo. [75]-396 pp. 6 of 7 woodcut full-page plates; variously stained. Original half calf, marbled boards; very worn. Evidence of first and last leaves being torn away (in remnants only), however,

$25.00
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Discovery; An Exhibition of Books Relating to the Age of Geographical Discovery and Exploration Prepared for the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries.

Discovery; An Exhibition of Books Relating to the Age of Geographical Discovery and Exploration Prepared for the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries., REED, Richard B.
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Lilly Library, 1965., Indiana:, 1965

28 cm. [40] pp. Frontis. on title verso; small red pencil margin mark p. [19] . Self-printed wrappers, decorative tissue endpapers. Very good.

$1.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
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Reminiscences of Manchester Fifty Years Ago.

Reminiscences of Manchester Fifty Years Ago., SLUGG, J.T.
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J.E. Cornish & Simpkin, Marshall, 1881., Manchester & London:, 1881

8vo. 16mo. vi, (vii), 355 pp. Fold-out frontis. map of Manchester in 1830, index; tiny hole on title. Rebound, preserving original green cloth, with black and gilt-stamped cover and spine titles;

$50.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
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Men of Invention and Industry.

Men of Invention and Industry., SMILES, Samuel (1812-1904).
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Harper & Bothers, 1885., New York:, 1885

8vo. iv, (v), 382, ads. 14 pp. Index. Dark green cloth, gilt-stamped cover signature and spine title. Former library copy with the usual markings and defects, including several red ink stamps and

$12.00
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Rara Arithmetica: A Catalogue of the Arithmetics Written Before the Year MDCI with a Description of Those in the Library of George Arthur Plimpton of New York.

Rara Arithmetica: A Catalogue of the Arithmetics Written Before the Year MDCI with a Description of Those in the Library of George Arthur Plimpton of New York., SMITH, David Eugene.
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Chelsea, 1970., New York:, 1970

Fourth Edition. 8vo. xviii, 725 pp. 9 plates (including frontis.), title illus., illustrations, indexes. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Fine. This work includes a facsimile reprint of the

$45.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
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World List of Scientific Periodicals Published in the Years 1900-1950. Third Edition.

World List of Scientific Periodicals Published in the Years 1900-1950. Third Edition., SMITH, William Allan, Frances Lawrence KENT & George Burder STRATTON (eds.).
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Academic Press & Butterworths Scientific Publications, 1952., New York & London:, 1952

Oversize 16mo. xvii, 1058 pp. Dark green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities rubbed, spine ends and corners have several small tears. Former library copy with the usual markings and defec

$28.00
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Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica: Catalogue of Works in Many Tongues on Exact and Applied Science, with a Subject-Index. With 127 Plates, containing 247 Portraits and Facsimiles. Volumes I & II.

Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica: Catalogue of Works in Many Tongues on Exact and Applied Science, with a Subject-Index. With 127 Plates, containing 247 Portraits and Facsimiles. Volumes I & II., [Sotheran] ZEITLINGER, Heinrich & Henry Cecil SOTHERAN (1861-1928) (comps.).
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Henry Sotheran, 1921., London:, 1921

Two volume set. 8vo. xii, 964 pp. Plates, index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities rubbed and speckled, spine ends frayed. Former library copy with the usual markings and defects

$400.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
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Catalogue of Publications of the Smithsonian Institution. Corrected to June, 1862.

Catalogue of Publications of the Smithsonian Institution. Corrected to June, 1862., Smithsonian Institution.
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Smithsonian Institution, 1862., Washington:, 1862

Series: Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 8vo. vii, 44 pp. Index. Sewn; possibly missing original covers, pages worn. Very good. Rare. A very early advertising catalog for these publications

$15.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
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Catalogue of Publications of Societies and of Periodical Works. Belonging to the Smithsonian Institution, January 1, 1866. Deposited in the Library of Congress.

Catalogue of Publications of Societies and of Periodical Works. Belonging to the Smithsonian Institution, January 1, 1866. Deposited in the Library of Congress., Smithsonian Institution.
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Smithsonian Institution, 1866., Washington:, 1866

8vo. iv, 591 pp. Half tan morocco with corners and marbled paper sides, gilt-stamped spine title with raised spine bands, a.e. marbled; spine rubbed, inner hinges cracked. Former library copy with

$40.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
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"Price List of Publications of the Smithsonian Institution, July, 1885." Extracted from: Smithsonian Annual Report for 1885.

"Price List of Publications of the Smithsonian Institution, July, 1885." Extracted from: Smithsonian Annual Report for 1885., Smithsonian Institution.
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[Smithsonian Institution, 1885]., [Washington]:, 1885

8vo. 947-971. Index. Pages disbound.

$4.00
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"Classified List." Extracted from: Smithsonian Annual Report for 1885.

"Classified List." Extracted from: Smithsonian Annual Report for 1885., Smithsonian Institution.
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[Smithsonian Institution, 1885]., [Washington]:, 1885

8vo. 957-971. Index. Spine barely holding. A list of early Smithsonian publications with prices arranged by subject.

$4.00
Jeff Weber Rare Books
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"The Hippocratic Oath in Elizabethan England."

"The Hippocratic Oath in Elizabethan England.", LARKEY, Sanford V.
Used
Institute of the History of Medicine, 1936., Offprint from: Bulletin of the Institute of the H, 1936

8vo. 201-219 pp. 6 pages of facsimiles. Printed wrappers. FINE.

$15.00

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