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1 Instruments of Science: An Historical Encyclopedia: An Historical Encyclopaedia
London The Science Museum 1998 0815315619 / 9780815315612 Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches. xxv,709pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers lamintated hardcover. Library label on spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, very occasional library stamp or mark, [ about 10 in all ]. Pages clean and bright. A nice clean copy. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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2 A.J. Turner Early Scientific Instruments: Europe, 1400-1780
London Sotheby's Publications 1987 0856673196 / 9780856673191 Very Good Near Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Book measures 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. 320 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers cloth. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket fixed to endpapers, library label on spine. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, occasional library stamp or mark, [ about 10 in all ]. Pages in good clean condition. A good clean copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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La Scienza Degli Ingegneri Nella Direzione Delle Opere Di Fortificazione Ed Architettura Civile, Belidor Bernard Forest De
3 Belidor Bernard Forest De La Scienza Degli Ingegneri Nella Direzione Delle Opere Di Fortificazione Ed Architettura Civile
Milano A. Spese Degli Editori 1832 Very Good Quarto 
Original edition published in the year 1832. Complete in 2 volumes. Collation, 400pp+43pp, 52 folding engraved plates. Bound in contemporary half calf, calf corners, marble boards, flat gilt bands, stamp tooling in compartments, red leather title labels. Calf and boards lightly rubbed/scuffed with minor abrasion wear on edges/corners, hinge joints strong. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing, some occasional light spotting/browning. Pages and illustrations in very good clean firm condition. In the rare Italian edition of 1832 edited and translated by Louis Masiero. It is a book full of charm, like all treaties that have blossomed in the late eighteenth and mid nineteenth century, which translated to the people of the technical rules of statics that were beginning to be systematized. No longer just a book of "orders of architecture," based on the proportions of aesthetics, but a treaty in which the proportions of the building resulting from the reasoning of Applied Physics. The Science of Engineers offers a range of knowledge about the age most disparate fields of building technology, but also constitutes one of the first major items of construction technology. Reading the text and browsing the numerous pictorial you try the taste of the rediscovery of the roots of the profession of engineer and "it is stimulated - says Ing. Paul Spinelli, professor of construction technology in Florence - to continue the effort (but in jewels) techniques every day. ".A61 
Price: 850.00 GBP
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Mirror of the Intellect: Essays on Traditional Science and Sacred Art, Burckhardt, Titus
4 Burckhardt, Titus Mirror of the Intellect: Essays on Traditional Science and Sacred Art
United Kingdom Quinta Essentia 1987 094662108x / 9780946621088 Very Good Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. 269 pages. Bound in original publishers red cloth. Slight lean on spine. Binding in very good clean condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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5 Carruthers, R. J. B. Planning Overhead Power Line Routes
Letchworth Research Studies Press Ltd 1987 0863800599 / 9780863800597 Good Plus 8vo 
Collation, xx,237pp. Bound in original publishers hardcover. Some minor wear, short split on hinge joint. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional college library stamp or mark. Pages in very good clean condition. A good clean solid copy.A7 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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Cyclopædia: or, An universal dictionary of arts and sciences : containing an explication of the terms, and an account of the things signified thereby, in the several arts. [ 4 Volumes. With Supplements ], Chambers Ephraim
6 Chambers Ephraim Cyclopædia: or, An universal dictionary of arts and sciences : containing an explication of the terms, and an account of the things signified thereby, in the several arts. [ 4 Volumes. With Supplements ]
London London : printed for W. Innys, J. and P. Knapton, S. Birt, D. Browne, T. Longman, R. Hett, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, J. Shuckburgh, A. Millar, J. and J. Rivington, J. Ward, M. Senex, and the executors of J. Darby MDCCLI-MDCCLII 1751 Seventh Edition Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Complete in 2 volumes, plus additional 2 volume supplement. Books measure 16 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches. Printed 1751-1753. Volumes 1 & 2, have 10 folding plates, 1 folding specimen, 11 single page engraved plates. supplement volumes have 12 folding plates. Engraved plates appear to be complete, as other copies, but no index to check. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling within compartments, leather title labels. Calf rubbed, scuffed, hinge joints cracked, all boards holding but tender, head and tails rubbed with wear loss. Generally a attractive set in period bindings. Internally, a couple of blank endpapers detached, some light browing, some plates creased. Pages and plates in good condition. A nice set. 
Price: 625.00 GBP
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7 Charleton Walter Physiologia Epicuro-Gassendo-Charltoniana: or a Fabrick of Science natural, upon the Hypothesis of Atoms . The first part [all published],
London The Newcomb, for Thomas Heath 1654 Full Calf Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Book measures 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Collation, [30],[1], 1 blank, 475, 1 blank, [3]pp, 7 text illustrations, 1 diagram, engraved initials. Bound in full calf. At some time, [ not recently ], the binding has been rebacked, retaining the original speckled panelled boards, raised bands, original title label. Calf lightly rubbed, some minor abrasion wear. Generally a very nice firm binding Internally, endpapers have some light browning, dust/dirt mark along inner magin of title page. 2 pages have a short stain mark, 4 leafs, Hh1-Hh4, have a small hole in margin which has been repaired, Hh1 has loss of margin annotation text, which is supplied in facsimile. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice clean copy, in a very attractive binding. 
Price: 1500.00 GBP
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8 Coe Arthur The Science and Practice of Gas Supply, Including the Economics of Gas Supply
Halifax The Gas College 1934 First Edition Very Good Near Very Good Quarto 
Complete in 3 volumes.Large format, 1808 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers red cloth, with black labels, gilt lettering. All three bindings in very good clean firm condition. Dust jackets dust/dirt marked, some tears with minor wear loss, but in good condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing/marking. Pages clean and bright throughout.A very nice set in very good sturdy bindings. A28 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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9 Dubrunfaut Auguste Pierre ( Translated By John Sheridan ) A Complete Treatise on the Art of Distillation ( A complete treatise on the art of distillation ... also the whole art of rectification, in which is particularly treated the nature of essential oils ... From the French of Dubrunfaut )
London Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper 1830 1830 Fourth Edition Period Cloth Very Good Plus 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Book measures 7 x 4 1/4 inches. Collation, 532pp, 24pp book catalogue, engraved frontis, folding plate printed on both sides,some text illustrations. Bound in original publishers cloth. Spine rebacked retaining most of the original spine, and paper label. Cloth light rubbed on edges/corners with minor wear loss, title label chipped. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, of a rare work.A1.5 
Price: 425.00 GBP
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Dictionnaire universel, Contenant généralement tous les Mots français, tant vieux que modernes, et les termes des sciences et des Arts [ Complete in 4 Volumes ], Furetiere Antoine
10 Furetiere Antoine Dictionnaire universel, Contenant généralement tous les Mots français, tant vieux que modernes, et les termes des sciences et des Arts [ Complete in 4 Volumes ]
La Haye chez Pierre Husson, A La Haye 1727 Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Complete in 4 volumes. Books measure 14 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling within compartments, leather title labels. Calf rubbed, scuffed, worn on corners and edges, with some wear loss,hinge joints cracked, but boards still attached. Generally nice period bindings. Internally, some light browing. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A good set, in attractive period bindings. 
Price: 625.00 GBP
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Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment, Gallenkamp
11 Gallenkamp Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment
A. Gallenkamp & Co. Ltd., London Printed By J. W. Vernon 1940 11th Edition Period Cloth Quarto 
No date, circa 1940s.Book measures 11 x 8 3/4 inches. Collation, 32,1903 pages, illustrated throughout.Bound in original publishers green cloth. Cloth rubbed on edges, some stain and dust marking. Generally a good solid binding. Internally, pages in good clean condition throughout. A good solid clean copy. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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12 George Daniels Watchmaking
Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd 2002 0856674974 / 9780856674976 As New As New Large 8vo 
Book as new, in publishers plastic wrapping. 
Price: 110.00 GBP
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Griffin and Tatlock Ltd Chemical Apparatus Laborratory Equipment and Technical Testing Apparatus [ Griffex A. R. Chemicals ] [ Catalogue No 72L ], Griffin & Tatlock Ltd
13 Griffin & Tatlock Ltd Griffin and Tatlock Ltd Chemical Apparatus Laborratory Equipment and Technical Testing Apparatus [ Griffex A. R. Chemicals ] [ Catalogue No 72L ]
London 1935 Quarto 
Book measures 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Collation, 300 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers cloth backed boards. Binding lightly rubbed, with some wear on edges. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition throughout. A good solid copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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A Catalogue of Scientific Apparatus for Lecture and Laboratory Use in the Study of Physics Chemistry Biology and General Science for University and Other Examinations [ Catalogue Number 54 AB ], Grifin & Tatlock Ltd
14 Grifin & Tatlock Ltd A Catalogue of Scientific Apparatus for Lecture and Laboratory Use in the Study of Physics Chemistry Biology and General Science for University and Other Examinations [ Catalogue Number 54 AB ]
Birmingham Standley Belcher & Mason Ltd 1952 Publishers Cloth Near Very Good Quarto 
Book measures 11 x 8 1/4 inches. Collation, [6],488 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers green cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth rubbed on edges, with minor wear loss. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice solid copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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The Mathematical Gazette [ Automatic Calculating Machine ] [ February 1948 to December 1960 ], Hartree Douglas Rayner
15 Hartree Douglas Rayner The Mathematical Gazette [ Automatic Calculating Machine ] [ February 1948 to December 1960 ]
London G. Bell and Sons Ltd 1948 Very Good 8vo 
A run from February 1948 [ no 298 ] to December 1960 [ no 350 ], 13 volumes in all. Bound in buckram cloth. Cloth lightly dust or dirt marked. All bindings in very good solid condition. Internally, withdrawn stamp [ Building research station library ] on endpapers, no stamps on text. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice clean well bound run. 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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16 Helm Martin Long Wavelength Infrared Emitters Based on Quantum Wells and Superlattices
Netherland Gordon & Breach 2000 9056996835 / 9789056996833 Very Good 8vo 
xii+407pp. Bound in original publishers laminated hardcover. Binding slight faded, small bump on base on spine. Binding in very good clean firm condition.Internally, pages clean bright unread. A25. C1 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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17 Higgins, W. Mullinger Alphabet of Electricty
London Orr and Smith 1834 First Edition 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
viii + 116p illus. portrait (of Franklin). For the Use of Beginners. Bound in original green coth. with paper title lablel on top board and spine. Binding dusty and dull with some staining but solid. Internally previous owner's bookplate to front fixed endpaper, first few pages with some waterstaining, small ink signature at top of title page, and small ink doodle on reverse. Dust staining to top edges. Rest of pages slightly dirty/dusty, a couple of internal hinges split but overall pages are all firmly attached and binding firm. This is a nice copy of this very rare book. A45 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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The Microscope; its History, Construction and Application, being a Familiar Introduction to the Use of the Instrument and the Study of Microscopical Science, Hogg Jabez
18 Hogg Jabez The Microscope; its History, Construction and Application, being a Familiar Introduction to the Use of the Instrument and the Study of Microscopical Science
London Herbert Ingram and Co 1855 Second Edition 8vo 
Book measures 9 x 6 inches. Collation, xvi,457pp, [8],16pp catalogue, engraved frontis, engraved title, half title, 16 full page plates,text illustrations. Bound in original publishers green embossed cloth, with gilt design [ microscope ] on top cover. Cloth lightly rubbed, spine slightly faded, a couple of short splits on hinge joints, very minor wear on base of spine. Generally a very nice period binding. Internally, pages clean. A nice copy in a period binding. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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19 Hohmann Frank L. Timeless Masterpiece American Brass Dial Clocks
New York Hohmann Holdings LLC 2009 0978968913 / 9780978968915 Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Book measures 12 1/4 x 10 inches. 376 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers yellow cloth. Slight lean on spine. Binding in very good clean condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition.Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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20 Horikoshi, Koki Alkaliphiles
Netherland Harwood Academic Publishers 1999 9057024586 / 9789057024580 Very Good 8vo 
xiv+338pp. Bound in original publishers hardcover. Binding light faded, slightly dusty. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean bright unread.A25. C1 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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