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HALE, Edward E.
One Hundred Years Ago. How the War Began. ASeries of Sketches from Original Authorities.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Boston. Lock-wood, Brooks,and Company. 1875.,  8vo, 23cm, 38p., with 1 illustration, wanting thewraps, mashing tapped spine, internal library stamps, on somewhat fragilepaper, very good. (cmt) A centennial tribute to the beginning of theAmerican Revolution by American historian and Unitarian minster, EdwardEverett Hale (1822-1909). Chapters include: The Month of March in Boston;Lexington and Concord; How the Siege Began; Battle of Bunker's Hill. Alsoincludes "A Song composed by the British soldiers, after the fight atBunker Hill"
$30.00    Book Number: 35377         Order / Enquire




HASSLER, F.R.
Elements of Arithmetic, Theoretical and Practical; Adapted to the Use of Schools, and to Private Study.
Washington City. Printed by P. Augustus Sage. 1843.,  20.5cm, 9th edition, (x)219p., 1p.table of contents, tables, three-quarter leather, gilt spine title & bands, marbled boards, spine & boards worn, upper hinge re-glued, hinges cracked, contents very good (scs). A text originally published in 1826. This edition-"a new stereotype edition, revised and corrected"- is an early District of Columbia imprint. The author was noted for his involvement in the coastal survey of the United States.
$35.00                          Book Number: 15429                         Order / Enquire



HOUSTOUN, R.A.
An Introduction to Mathematical Physics.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London.Longmans, Green and Co. 1912.,  8vo, first edition, 199p., red cloth, verygood copy (scn).
$25.00                          Book Number: 26418                         Order / Enquire



L'ACADEMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES, 1701]
Histoire de L'AcademieRoyale des Sciences. Annee MDCCI. Avec les Memoires de Mathematique & dePhysique, pour la meme Annee, Tirez des Registres de cette Academie.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Amsterdam. Gerard Kuyper. 1707.,  16mo. 16.5cm, (xvi), 180, 505, (7)pp.,engraved frontis & title-page vignette, rubricated title-page, 14 foldingplates, original full polished calf, raised bands, morocco spine label,covers rubbed, toning to leaves, library plate on front paste-down, verygood. (sgc) With papers on astronomy by Cassini and De La Hireincluding observations of the eclipse and comets; anatomical observationsmade on the ovaries of cows and sheep (with five engraved plates) byVerney; mathematical tables and geometry; and an extended series onmusical sound by Sauver-"Des Intervelles des Sons, & son Application atous les Systems & a tous les instrumens de Musique" (with 3 largefolding plates).
$400.00    Book Number: 35509         Order / Enquire




L'ACADEMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES, 1702].
Histoire de L'AcademieRoyale des Sciences. Annee MDCCII. Avec les Memoires de Mathematique &de Physique, pour la meme Annee, Tirez des Registres de cette Academie.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Amsterdam. Chez Gerard Kuyper. 1707.,  16mo. 16.5cm,[xii],184,437,[iii]pp., catalogue des livres, engraved frontis & titlevignette, rubricated title-page, 12 folding plates, text illus.,diagrams, in contemporary full pollished calf, real raised bands, moroccospine label, some slight wear on the edges, top and bottom spine edgesworn, a very good to fine sound copy (scn). ~ With papers on astronomyby Cassini and De La Hire including observations of the eclipse andcomets; anatomical observations made on the ovaries of cows and sheep(with five engraved plates) by Verney; mathematical tables and geometry;and an extended series on musical sound by Sauver-"Des Intervelles desSons, & son Application a tous les Systems & a tous les instrumens deMusique" (with 3 large folding plates).
$400.00    Book Number: 35510         Order / Enquire




L'ACADEMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES].
Suite des Memoires deMathematique et de Physique. Tirez des Registres de l'Academie Royale desSciences. De l'Annee M.DCCVII.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Amsterdam. Pierre de Coup. 1708.,  12mo.16cm, Second Volume, pp283-784., rubricated title-page with engravedvignette, 7 folding engraved plates, text figures, in contemporary fullcalf, real raised bands, gilt spine title on morocco label, bookplate,very good to fine (scn). ~ Volume 2 to the two volume 1708 annual, partof an extensive series of annuals for the Royal Academy of Science formedin Paris in 1663 by Colbert. One of the earliest of the Europeanacademies, the Royal Academy was on the forefront of scientific researchin the 18th century. This volume includes chapters on mathematics,physics, chemistry, astronomy, and botany. Contributors includeVarignon, Lemery, Homberg, Cassini, Rolle, Bomie, Marchant, Geoffroy andMaraldi.
$250.00                          Book Number: 33791                         Order / Enquire



LE CLERC, Sebastien
Pratica di Geometria in Carta e in Campo. Per Istruzione della publie Geoventu, Dedicata alu illustrissimo signoreIl Signor Marchese Girolmao, Cresenzi Serlupi.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Rome. VenanzioMonaldini. 1746.,  12mo. 16cm, (viii),102p., plus 82 engraved plates, incontemporary quarter vellum backed marbled boards, some light foxing,very good to fine copy (ds1). . ~ Text in Italian. An Italian printingof the French "Geometrie pratique sur le papier et sur le terrain"(1669) a popular textbook that went through many editions andtranslations. (Practical Geometry on paper and on ground). Engraver,Sebastien Le Clerc (1637-1714) was noted as one of the finest Frenchartists of the 17th century. The engravings are vivid and include bothgeometric designs along with lower edge illustrations. Claudius Gallimardis credited as the illustrator.
$750.00    Book Number: 34100         Order / Enquire




LEYBOURN, William [Defective Copy].
The Line of Proportion or Numbers Commonly called Gunter's Line, Made Easie. By the which may be Measured all manner of Superficies and Solids; as Board, Glass, Pavement, Timber, Stone, etc. Also, How to perform the same by a Line of Equal Parts, drawn from the Centre of a Two-Foot Rule. Whereunto is added, The Use of the Line Proportion Improved: all manner of Superficies and Solids may exactly and speedily be Measured without the help of Pen or Compasses, by Inspection, looking onely (sic) upon the Ruler
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Printed by J.M. for G. Sawbridge, at the Bible on Ludgate-Hill. 1678.,  24mo. 12.5cm, 2nd edition, 3,(1)16,(2), pp.1-50, 71-98, 119-120.(inc. author's advertisement & table), (WANTING pages 51-70 & 99-118 and the folding plate), in full contemporary calf, covers worn, leaves loose, as is (ds1). - A treatise on the slide rule originally published in two parts, in 1667 and 1677, the second edition containing both parts. William Leybourn (1626-c.1770), was a prominent London mathematician and land surveyor. The first part appeared the year after the Great London Fire of 1666 and the author writes in his foreword ". this Treatise may be beneficial and usefull (sic) as well to Gentlemen, and others, who at this time may have more than ordinary occasion to make use thereof, in the Rebuilding of the Renowned City of London, as to Artificers themselves, for whose sakes chiefly it was intended."
$449.99                          Book Number: 29655                         Order / Enquire



PEITGEN, H.-O. & P.H. Richter
The Beauty of Fractals. Images of Complex Dynamical Systems.
Berlin. Springer-Verlag. 1986.,  4to. 28cm, 199p., 2p.ads, frontis, 184 figures (88 in color), documentation, index, grey illustrated cloth, fine (sgc) A study in the field of Complex Dynamics using computer graphics. The authors show how structures of unseen complexity unfold by repeated action of simple rules.
$21.00                          Book Number: 15059                         Order / Enquire



ROYAL Society Transactions].
Memoirs of Science and the Arts. Or, An Abridgement of the Transactions published by the Principal Learned and Economical Societies established in Europe, Asia, and America. Vol. II. Part I.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Printed for Robert Faulder, C. Filly, and J. Egerton. 1794.,  4to. 30cm, 212p., with 10 copper engraved plates, (technical), in the original boards, spine cap wanting, uncut, boards are waorn, internally fine, uncut, (snds). - Transactions from: The Royal Society at Gottingen (Vol.XI); The Royal Society of London for 1793. (Part II); The Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce (London); Society of Natural Philosophy at Berlin; Asiatic Transactions (Vol.III); The American Philosophical Society (Vol. III); The Academy of Sciences and Belles Lettres at Berlin. Contributors include Gmelin, Heeren, Heyne, Wollaston, Rennel, Herschel, Franklin, Rush, and Rittenhouse
$499.99                          Book Number: 25719                         Order / Enquire



[KELVIN, William Thomson, Lord].
Kelvin Centenary Oration and Addresses Commemorative.
London. Percy Lund Humphries & Co. 1924.,  21.5cm, vi,100p., colour portrait tipped in, grey cloth backed black paper boards, paper labels, very good (ds11). - A book put out to celebrate the hundreth anniversary of Lord Kelvin's birthday in 1824. The celebrations were held in London on July 10th and 11th, 1924 at the Institution of Civil Engineers. The book contains commemorative addresses by distinguished scientists and engineers from all parts of the world.
$35.00                          Book Number: 14084                         Order / Enquire


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