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Euclid

Euclidis elementorum libri priores sex,

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

2 parts 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

Price: £750.00

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Ferrara (Pasquale); Cremonese (Vincenzo).

De morbis puerorum et mulierum ...

Publisher: Naples:
Publication date: 1797-98

manuscript on paper, black ink, in Latin, cursive hand, slight age browning, occasional mainly marginal finger-soiling or foxing (slightly heavier to last few leaves), the odd ink mark, small oil stai... More

Price: £1,500.00

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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

Price: £750.00

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Lamure (François-Bourguignon de Bussières de, kn...

[drop head title:] Institutiones physiologica...

Publisher: Montpellier:
Publication date: 1766-67

manuscript on paper, brown ink, in Latin, cursive hand, uniform slight age browning, marginal traces of binding glue to first three leaves, More

Price: £2,200.00

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Hutton (Charles)

The Compendious Measurer;

Publisher: Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, and R. Baldwin, and G. and J. Wilkie,
Publication date: 1790

diagrams and woodcut illustrations in the text, a little spotting here and there, fore-margins of 2 leaves soiled, More

Price: £500.00

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Macculloch (John)

A Description of the Western Islands of Scotl...

Publisher: Printed for Archibald Constable [and others],
Publication date: 1819

FIRST EDITION, 2 vols. 8vo (text), and 1 vol. 4to (atlas), half titles, 10 engraved maps and plans, of which 2 folding and 9 hand-coloured geologically, 33 engraved plates of which 2 folding and hand... More

Price: £2,500.00

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Shackleton (Keith)

Tidelines ...

Publisher: Lutterworth Press,
Publication date: 1951

FIRST EDITION, inscribed by Peter Scott and signed by Keith Shackleton, with 16 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations in the text, some full-page, More

Price: £225.00

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Foltzer (Joseph)

Artificial Silk

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.,
Publication date: 1921

with numerous illustrations in the text, within the sequence 2 being folding plates, More

Price: £150.00

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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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Robertson (John)

A Treatise of such Mathematical Instruments, ...

Publisher: Printed for T. Heath, Mathematical Instrument-Maker, opposite Exeter-Change, in the Strand; J. Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge; and J. Fuller, at the Bible and Dove in Ave-Mary-Lane,
Publication date: 1747

FIRST EDITION, folding engraved frontispiece (of instruments), 6 engraved folding plates, second plate at the end not properly folded and overlapping slightly at the fore-edge, minuscule spot of wormi... More

Price: £2,250.00

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