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Table of Logarithms of the Natural Numbers From 1 to 108000.

By: BABBAGE, Charles

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: B. Fellowes, 1829.:

Seller ID: 38651


Large 8vo.pp. xx, 202. Stereotyped edition on yellow paper. Contemporary [original?] cloth, a little worn on the spine otherwise Very Good with the occasional marginal note. An ‘intermediate’ edition. The rare 1st Edition was published in 1827 and the 2nd in 1831. This version is possibly the first printed on yellow paper which was found to make it easier to read the numbers. This use of a non-white background colour pre-dates by over a century the use of p... View more info

The Tailless Batrachians of Europe.

By: BOULENGER, G.A.

Price: £395.00

Publisher: Ray Society, 1897 - 8.:

Seller ID: 31167


2 volumes. 8vo. pp. iii, 210: 211 - 376; illustrations, folding maps, fine colour lithographs. Origional cloth, Very Good. Ex-Worcester public library with labels and stamps but not too obtrusive. This is one of a number of Ray Society publications recently added to stock. Search my stock for other volumes. Savings can be made on multiple purchases. View more info

The Journal of the Cooper Research Laboratory, Edited by Walter E. Collinge, Director.

By: COOPER RESEARCH LABORATORY

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Berkhamsted: The Cooper Research Laboratory, 1909.:

Seller ID: 27524


Small 4to. pp. iv, [2],72; illustrations. Cloth backed boards, with the printed compliments slip of the director inserted. Very Good. The founder of the company, Richard Cooper formulated the dip for the prevention of Scab which formed the basis for the success of the company which then investigated other agricultural and veterinary treatments. View more info

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Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière des reptiles.

By: DAUDIN, F.M.

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Paris: F. Dufart, [1801-3]:

Seller ID: 34671


8 volumes. 8vo. pp. 384: 429, [3]: 452: 397: 365: 447: 436 439; 100 engraved plates. A fine unpressed and uncut set, some volumes unopened, in the original patterned boards, some retaining the printed spine labels with a little minor restoration. Each volume contained in a fleece lined quarter mottled calf solander with patterned paper signs. A magnificent clean, unfoxed set almost as it would have arrived from the publisher over 200 years ago. View more info

The Auricula. [Twelve paintings by José Escofet.] With text by Brenda Hyatt.

By: ESCOFET, José

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Stephanie Hoppen, 1990.:

Seller ID: 24639


Folio. pp. [6]; 12 mounted colour plates. Half morocco, raised bands, gilt, morocco label to front cover, top edge gilt. Lacking the slipcase. One of 500 copies printed. natural history botany. View more info

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A Manual of Scientific Enquiry; Prepared for Use of Officers in Her Majesty’s Navy; and Travellers in General.

By: HERSCHEL, Sir John F.W. Editor DARWIN, Charles Essay on Geology

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: John Murray, 1851.:

Seller ID: 38652


2nd Edition. 8vo. pp. xi, 503, [1, publisher’s advert], 32 [publisher’s catalogue]; 2 folding maps. Original blind stamped cloth a little rubbed but Very Good. Darwin’s article on Geology appears on pages 166 - 204. View more info

Image for The Cretaceous Rocks of Britain. Volume I - III. I. The Gault and Upper Greensand of England. II. The Lower and Middle Chalk of England. III. The Upper Chalk of England.

The Cretaceous Rocks of Britain. Volume I - III. I. The Gault and Upper Greensand of England. II. The Lower and Middle Chalk of England. III. The Upper Chalk of England.

By: JUKES-BROWNE, A.J.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: H.M.S.O., 1900 - 04.:

Seller ID: 37894


3 Volumes. Large 8vo. pp.xiv, 499; folding maps, illustrations: xiii, 568; folding map, illustrations: x, 566; illustrations. Original blind stamped cloth, near Fine and partially unopened. View more info

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The Religion of a Darwinist. [Conway Memorial Lecture]

By: KEITH, Sir Arthur

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Watts & Co., 1925.:

Seller ID: 38656


Small 8vo. pp. 76. Very Good in original cloth. View more info

Loch Lomondside: gateway to the Western Highlands of Scotland. New Naturalist No. 88.

By: MITCHELL, John

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2001:

Seller ID: 36459


232 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm. 1st Edition, 1st printing. Fine in dust wrapper, not price clipped, not faded. Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-219) and index. Natural history,Scotland,Lomond, Loch,Lomond, Loch (Scotland),Description and travel,History View more info

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Verhandeling Over De Slangen en Adders die in het Landschap Drenthe...

By: VAN LIER, J.

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Amsterdam: Erven Houtuin and L. Huisingh, 1781.:

Seller ID: 34279


1st Edition with text in Dutch and French. 4to. pp. Engraved title page, [4], 372; 3 fine hand coloured plates. Contemporary mottled calf showing some slight restoration but an excellent copy with nice wide margins. View more info

Image for The Geology of the Northern Part of the English Lake District.

The Geology of the Northern Part of the English Lake District.

By: WARD, J. Clifton

Price: £35.00

Publisher: H.M.S.O., 1876.:

Seller ID: 37896


Large 8vo. pp. xii, 132; sections, maps, plates (some folding). Original blind stamped cloth, worn at the head of the spine. View more info

A Treatise of the Application of Generalised Coordinates to the Kinetics of a Material System.

By: WATSON, H.W. and BURBURY, S.H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1879.:

Seller ID: 26833


1st Edition. 8vo. pp. viii, 104, 32 [publisher’s catalogue]. Original cloth front joint tender. Withdrawn form Hull University Maths Dept library with a couple of stamps on the half title page. mathematics View more info

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Astronomy and General Physics Considered With Reference to Natural Theology.

By: WHEWELL, William

Price: £350.00

Publisher: William Pickering, 1833.:

Seller ID: 38654


2nd Edition. 8vo. pp. xv, 381. Contemporary full calf, rather rubbed but sound. No. III of the Bridgewater Treatises. View more info

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Natal Birds (Including the Species belonging to Natal and the Eatern Districts of the Cape Colony)

By: WOODWARD, R.B & J.D.S.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Pietermaritzburg: P. Davis & Sons, 1899.:

Seller ID: 22817


8vo. pp. v. 215. Colour plate at front. Ex library copy. Very Good, in red pebble grained cloth boards. Library bookplate. Spine rubbed, boards slightly soiled. ornithology natural history View more info

Image for Observations on the Principal Grounds of Opposition to the Scheme of the Severn Navigation Company; in Reply to a Letter signed “A Shareholder,” and addressed to The Right Hon. Lord Hatherton.

Observations on the Principal Grounds of Opposition to the Scheme of the Severn Navigation Company; in Reply to a Letter signed “A Shareholder,” and addressed to The Right Hon. Lord Hatherton.

By: [HATHERTON, Lord (Edward John Walhouse Littleton, 1st Baron)]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Gloucester: C.F. Cliffe, printer, 1837.:

Seller ID: 38527


8vo. pp. 15. Disbound. Addressed on final blank “The Right Reverend The Lord Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol.” No locations traced. View more info

Image for Great Western Railway. Case of the Promoters of the Bill [of 1835 against the Promoters of the London and Southampton Railway].

Great Western Railway. Case of the Promoters of the Bill [of 1835 against the Promoters of the London and Southampton Railway].

By: [TENNANT, Charles or BURKE, Charles]

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Savill, printer, [1835]:

Seller ID: 38528


8vo. pp. 20 [starting at B1]. Copac lists 4 locations, 3 of which like this copy, begin at B1 [page 1]. Aberdeen’s copy ascribes authorship to Tennant [attributed on title page], but it is not clear if this is printed or manuscript; The British Library attributes authorship to J. St. George Burke. View more info