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(Babbage.) MR. BABBAGE'S CALCULATING MACHINE.

No title

Publisher: Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, August 23,
Publication date: 1834

Contined in Chambers' Edinburgh Journal, No.134, in a complete Vol. III of the Journal, preliminaries a little foxed, More

Price: £550.00

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Petit de Montempuis (Jean-Gabriel)

Logica ...

Publisher: Paris:
Publication date: 1714-16

manuscript in ink on paper, executed with considerable care, some calligraphic flourishes, and small drawings, text within double red rules, text in black ink, chapter headings, &c, in red, title writ... More

Price: £3,500.00

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Euclid

Euclidis elementorum libri priores sex,

Publisher: Oxford: e Theatro Sheldoniano. Impensis Henr. Clements,
Publication date: 1715

2 pasts in 1 vol., with a fine impression of the copper engraving of the north side of the Sheldonian Theatre by Michael Burghers (dated 1700), 'Trigononometriæ planæ & sphæricæ elementa' has a se... More

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(Farriery.) TAPLIN IMPROVED;

or, a Compendium of Farriery.

Publisher: York: printed by H. Harrison, for N. Frobisher,
Publication date: 1792

with 8 folding plates, 1 as frontispiece, 2 containing 2 images, all more or less damaged at the folds, only one with serious loss (of a horse's right hind leg), some old fairly crude repairs (one usi... More

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Bradley (Richard)

The Country Housewife and Lady's Director,

Publisher: Printed for Woodman and Lyon,
Publication date: 1728

title printed in red and black, with an engraved frontispiece, first 3 leaves after the frontispiece repaired at foot and inner margin, (not affecting text, ?lacking half-title, some damp-staining, More

Price: £1,500.00

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Sacrobosco (Johannis de)

Libellus de sphaera.

Publisher: [colophon:] Wittemberg: Johann Crato,
Publication date: 1553

woodcut armillary sphere on title, with numerous woodcuts in De sphaera (lacking volvelles), minor repairs to title-page (not affecting text), a little damp-staining, extensive contemporary annotation... More

Price: £3,000.00

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(Fishing. Cornwall.) LECTURES ON FISHES,

Fishing, &c.,

Publisher: Truro: Lake & Lake, Ltd.,
Publication date: 1895

steel-engraved vignette or tailpiece at end of most Lectures, terminal leaves browned (offset from fly-leaves), More

Price: £200.00

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Mersenne (Marin)

Cogitata physico mathematica.

Publisher: Paris: Antoine Bertier,
Publication date: 1644

FIRST EDITION, with numerous woodcut (1 engraved) diagrams, illustrations, and music in text, variable browning (as usual), occasionally heavy, damp-stain to middle third of the volume, mainly confine... More

Price: £6,000.00

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Borelli (Giovanni Alfonso)

De motionibus naturalibus a gravitate pendent...

Publisher: Bologna: Dominici Ferri,
Publication date: 1670

FIRST EDITION, woodcut diagrams and illustrations in the text, sliver missing from top margin of the fourth leaf (no loss of text), a bit of damp-staining at the beginning, More

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Chauliac (Guy de)

Prologue, & chapitre singulier

Publisher: Lyons: Étienne Dolet,
Publication date: 1542

woodcut printer's device on title, larger version on the verso of last leaf, 2 woodcut initials, some definite, but faint, damp-staining, minimal worming in the lower margins of the first 4 gatherings... More

Price: £2,500.00

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