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On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and on the Good Effects of Intercrossing
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On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and on the Good Effects of Intercrossing

by Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882)

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1862
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vi+365,+[1] pages with one folding plate and 33 woodcuts in text without the advertisements. Small octavo (7 1/2" 4 3/4") bound in full 19th-century calf, spine gilt stamped spine in five compartments divided by double gilt fillets with Rugby School coat of arms to cover. Marbled end pages. (Clark: 180-181); Freeman 800; Norman 595) First edition. Fertilisation of Orchids is a… Read more about this item
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Horæ Mathematicæ Vacuæ: or, a Treatise of the Golden and Ecliptick Numbers
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Horæ Mathematicæ Vacuæ: or, a Treatise of the Golden and Ecliptick Numbers

by Arthur Bedford (1668-1745)

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[8]+80 pages with figures and tables. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in grey boards with red label to spine in gilt lettering. (ESTC T109509. Arthur Bedford, 1668) First and only edition. Arthur Bedford was born at Tidenham in Gloucestershire. At the age of 16 he went to Brasenose College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1688, and M.A. in 1691. He… Read more about this item
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Pharmacopoeia extemporanea, sive praescriptorum chilias, in quâ remediorum elegantium & efficacium paradigmata, ad omnes ferè medendi intentiones accommodata, candidè proponuntur; cum viribus, operandi ratione, dosibus, et indicibus annexis.
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Pharmacopoeia extemporanea, sive praescriptorum chilias, in quâ remediorum elegantium & efficacium paradigmata, ad omnes ferè medendi intentiones accommodata, candidè proponuntur; cum viribus, operandi ratione, dosibus, et indicibus annexis.

by Thomas Fuller (1654-1734)

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xxxii+264 pages; 152 pages; 66 pages with index, [1 blank]; 112 pages with appendix. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5") bound in full leather with label to spine in gilt lettering. First published in 1701. All Venice editions include three additional pharmaceutical works: a collection of recipes by Philipp Fraundorffer first published in 1699, Wolfgang Christian's "thesaurus" of the work of… Read more about this item
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Descubrimiento de la aguja nautica, de la situacion de la America, del arte de navegar, y de un nuevo metodo para el adelantamiento en las artes y ciencias
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Descubrimiento de la aguja nautica, de la situacion de la America, del arte de navegar, y de un nuevo metodo para el adelantamiento en las artes y ciencias

by Antonio Raymundo Pascual (1708-1791)

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[8],+320 pages. Small quarto (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in contemporary vellum with title in script on spine. (Medina BHA 5346; Palau 214290; Sabin 58993) First edition. Fray Antonio Raimundo Pascual was a Majorcan Cistercian brother. He wrote at least six works that were published in his lifetime, four of which dealt with Llull. Treatise seeking to show that the medieval… Read more about this item
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Television. Its Methods and Uses
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Television. Its Methods and Uses

by Edgar H. Felix

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1931
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x+272 pages with frontispiece, diagrams, photographs, tables, graphs, figures, plates and index. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's green loth with gilt lettering to spine First edition. The author's purpose in writing this work has been to develop a clear understanding of how existing television systems work, the basic processes involved in any television system,… Read more about this item
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The Descent of Man and Selection in relation to Sex
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The Descent of Man and Selection in relation to Sex

by Charles Robert Darwin,(1809-1882)

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1871
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2 volumes. viii+423+16 publisher's advertisements pages dated January 1871 with figures. viii+475+16 publisher's advertisements pages dated January 1871 with figures and index. Small octavos (7 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped borders enclosing panel on boards. Untrimmed edges. (Freeman 939, p. 128-132) First edition, second state. The first… Read more about this item
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A Quantum Theory of the scattering of X-Rays by Light Elements in Physical Review, Second Series, Volume 21, Number 5
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A Quantum Theory of the scattering of X-Rays by Light Elements in Physical Review, Second Series, Volume 21, Number 5

by Arthur Holly Compton (1892-1962)

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This item is currently on reserve; please contact dealer for more details. 483-502 pages with tables, formulas, charts and figures. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6 1/2") bound in quarter brown leather with gilt lettering to spine over green cloth. Physical Review, Second Series, Volume 21, Number 5 complete issue with the following articles: The Crystal structure of Quartz by… Read more about this item
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A help to calculation. Or two tables: the one of decimal numbers, and the other of their logarithmes, for the ready converting of sexagenary tables into decimal, and the contrary. And for the finding of the part proportional in all sexagenary tables. As also tables of declination, right and oblique ascensions, ascensional difference, and other tables of the primum mobile, for the speedy and exact erecting of a figure. In all which the use of the former tables in taking the part proportional will appear
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100+[4] pages with tables and title within ruled boarder. Small quarto (7 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in 20th century half green morocco with gilt lettering to spine over marbled boards. (Thomash & Williams N33; Wing N1060) First edition. John Newton remained loyal to the king during the protectorate, and supported himself by his eminent skill in mathematics and astronomy.… Read more about this item
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Kosmos – Entwurf einer physischen Weltbeschreibung
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Kosmos – Entwurf einer physischen Weltbeschreibung

by Humboldt, Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von (1769-1859)

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Cosmos was influenced by Humboldt's various travels and studies, but mainly by his journey throughout the Americas 4 volumes and atlas. xvi+493 pages, [1]+[2]+544 pages; [2]+644 pages; [2]+649+[1] pages. (8½" x 5¼") Octavo 19th century half morocco & boards, spines lettered in gilt, raised bands. Atlas volume 136 pages with 39 hand-colored lithographs and 3 engraved plates and by Traucott Bromme,… Read more about this item
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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals
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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

by Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882)

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1873
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vii+374+[14 ad] pages with figures, drawings, 7 plates (some folding) and index. Octavo (8" x 5 1/4 bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and ruled in black with design to cover. (DSB Freeman 1143. cf Garrison & Morton 4975) First American edition. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals is Charles Darwin's third major… Read more about this item
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