Christopher Baron: Scientific Instruments
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BAILLIE, G.H.
Watches: Their History, Decoration and Mechanism
London, Methuen & Co Ltd. 1929, First Edition. Quarter Vellum, Lge 8vo. Hardback, 170mm x 250mm tall (6.75" x 9.75" approx.). Pp xxiii, 383, plus a frontispiece colour-plate and 75 further single-sided plate leaves (six being colour-plates) with profuse illustrations, very many of the plates having multiple images. Two or three minor marks to boards, with shelf rubs to lower board edges and corners. Internally fine. Contemporary binding of quarter vellum/light-grey paper-covered boards/red leather spine label with gilt title. As this large volume weighs over 1.5 kilos, some additional postage may be required. Please ask for details of the cheapest mailing option before placing an order, or for a note of the special terms available to purchasers of both this and Baillie's "Watchmakers" in a matching binding. [See Item No. 004321]. Almost Fine/no d/w.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 004320
GBP 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 275 US$ 326.07 | JP¥ 34138]
Keywords: Horology Clock Watch Watches Time Telling Timetelling Mensuration Science Scientific Instrument Instruments Bibliography History Technology Invention Metrology Horology Weights and Measures Technology Biography and Bibliography

 
BAILLIE, G.H.
Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World
London, Methuen & Co Ltd. 1929, First Edition. Quarter Vellum, Lge 8vo. Hardback, 170mm x 250mm tall (6.75" x 9.75" approx.). Pp xiv, (i), 416. Rubs to corners and lower board edges, otherwise fine. Contemporary binding of quarter vellum/light-grey paper-covered boards/red leather spine label with gilt title. As this large volume weighs over 1.5 kilos, some additional postage may be required. Please ask for details of the cheapest mailing option before placing an order, or for a note of the special terms available to purchasers of both this and Baillie's "Watches" in a matching binding. [See Item No. 004320]. Almost Fine/no d/w.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 004321
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 214.5 US$ 254.33 | JP¥ 26628]
Keywords: Horology Clock Watch Watches Time Telling Timetelling Mensuration Science Scientific Instrument Instruments Bibliography History Technology Invention Metrology Horology Weights and Measures Technology Biography and Bibliography

 
BENNETT, J. A.
The Divided Circle. A History of Instruments for Astronomy, Navigation and Surveying
Oxford, Phaidon. Christie's. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0714880388). Cloth-Covered Boards. Hardback.4to. 222mm x 228mm tall (8.75" x 12" approx.). 224 pages with 260 illustrations, including 16 in colour. Fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Fine/Fine.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 005773
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 104.5 US$ 123.91 | JP¥ 12973]
Keywords: Science Instruments Surveying Sundial Telescope Astrolabe Ramsden Theodolite Ptolemy Digges Nuremberg Werner Regiomontanus Quadrant Compass Azimuth Circumferentor Protractor Heliometer Sextant Graphometer Transit Dividing Engine Octant Longitude Altazimut

 
LEIGH-BENNETT, E.P.
Weighing the World. An Impression After Two Hundred Years of the Past History of an English House of Business, and of Its Present Activities and Influence Throughout the World of Weighing.
Soho Foundry, Birmingham, W. & T. Avery, Ltd. 1930, Second Edition Revised, 3rd Imp. Cloth, 4to. Hardback, 215mm x 270mm tall (8.25" x 10.75" approx.). 90pp printed in black & orange, with a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate, 67 further photographs, 66 text figs. and a map. Good, in the original quarter green cloth/gilt-decorated, black paper-covered boards/gilt title, with illustrated endpapers, TOGETHER WITH, loosely inserted, a black, red & blue-printed presentation letter from the Managing Director of W. & T. Avery Limited, (Sir) Gilbert C. Vyle. Good/Later loose protective Jacket.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 005478
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 26.09 | JP¥ 2731]
Keywords: Company History Histories Manufacture Technology Parnall Weight Weights Measure Measures Metrology Steelyard Steelyards Balance Balances Scale Scales Weighbridges Poises Mechanics Mensuration Avery Weights and Measures Technology

 
BENNION, ELISABETH
Antique Dental Instruments
London, Sotheby's Publications. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0856673102). Hardback. 190mm x 252mm tall. 192pp with illustrated endpaper, 162 illustrations in b/w & line and 21 colour plates. A very good copy, in the original brown boards/gilt titles, and with very slightly spine-sunned, but otherwise very good, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 001045
GBP 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 53 US$ 62.61 | JP¥ 6555]
Keywords: Dentistry Zahn Teeth Collecting Antiques Dentifrice Orthodontics History Tooth Dentist Dentists Dentistry Antiques and Collectibles 0856673102

 
BENNION, ELISABETH
Antique Medical Instruments
California, Sotheby Parke Bernet. 1980. (ISBN: 0856670529). Cloth. Hardback 228mm x 225mm tall (9" x 10" approx.). Pp xiii, 355 + 16 colour plates, with a total of 380 b/w & colour photo-illustrations. Very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with very good, unclipped, colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Please email for the cheapest mailing option for this heavy book before ordering. Very Good/Very Good.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 002528
GBP 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 99 US$ 117.39 | JP¥ 12290]
Keywords: Medicine Medical Medic Doctors Doctor Surgeon Surgeons Antiques Collecting Science Invention Spectacles Lancets Tweezers Spatula Spatulas Truss Drill Drilling Scalpel Scalpels Cauteries Bottles Dentist Dentistry Laryngoscope Trepanning Trepan Instrument I

 
BENNION, ELISABETH
Antique Medical Instruments
California, Sotheby's Publications. 1986. (ISBN: 0856670529). Cloth. Hardback 228mm x 225mm tall (9" x 10" approx.). Pp xiii, 355 + 16 colour plates, with a total of 380 b/w & colour photo-illustrations. Very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and very good, unclipped, colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Please email for the cheapest mailing option for this heavy book before ordering. Very Good/Very Good.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 003949
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 93.5 US$ 110.86 | JP¥ 11607]
Keywords: Medicine Medical Medic Doctors Doctor Surgeon Surgeons Antiques Collecting Science Invention Spectacles Lancets Tweezers Spatula Spatulas Truss Drill Drilling Scalpel Scalpels Cauteries Bottles Dentist Dentistry Laryngoscope Trepanning Trepan Instrument I

 
BOBINGER, MAXIMILIAN
Alt-Augsburger Kompassmacher. Sonnen-, Mond- und Sternuhren Astronomische Und Mathematische Geräte Räderuhren
Augsburg, Hans Rosler Verlag. 1966, First & Only Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). Pp 448 with over 260 illustrations in b/w photo and line. Ownership stamp of the Author Christopher St. J.H. Daniel to the front pastedown, otherwise fine, in the original yellow linen-covered boards/yellow-on-blue printed spine label and slightly edge-rubbed, but otherwise very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper. Some additional postage may be required for this heavy book - details of the cheapest option will be provided if requested before an order is placed. Almost Fine/Very Good.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 004137
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 247.5 US$ 293.46 | JP¥ 30724]
Keywords: Navigation Astonomical Astronomy Measuring Science Scientific Instruments Sundials Compass Compasses Math Mathematics Mathematical Science History Hydrography Horology Antiques and Collectibles

 
BOBINGER, MAXIMILIAN
Kunstuhrmacher in Alt-Augsburg
Augsburg, Hans Rosler Verlag. 1969, First & Only Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). Pp 128 + 57 plates with a total of 59 b/w photographs. Amost fine, in the original light-grey cloth-covered boards/light-grey-on-red spine label and slightly edge-rubbed, but otherwise very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper. Almost Fine/Very Good.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 004186
GBP 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 88 US$ 104.34 | JP¥ 10924]
Keywords: Horology Clock Clocks Mensuration Measuring Metrology Time Uhren Navigation Astonomical Astronomy Measuring Science Scientific Instruments Sundials Compass Compasses Math Mathematics Mathematical Science History Horology Technology

 
BOURNE, WILLIAM
The Treasure for Traveilers [ie Travellers ] London, 1578
Amsterdam & New Jersey, Walter J. Johnson, Inc. & Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Ltd. 1979, First & Only Edition Thus. (ISBN: 9022109119). Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 150mm x 215mm tall (6" x 8.5" approx.). Pp (xxviii), 35, 28, 26, 24, 23 + 2pp Errata, with woodblock text figs and decorated capitals throughout. Ex-Keele University Library, with label removal marks to spine foot and front endpapers, and a neat embossed stamp impression to the lower blank margin of the title-leaf. Otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-blue titles. Number 911 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 004153
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.5 US$ 84.78 | JP¥ 8876]
Keywords: Sceats Travel Exploration Tudor England Sea Voyage Voyages Navigation Science Scientific instrument Instruments Marine History Hydrography Math Mathematics Travel and Exploration 9022109119

 
BOUSQUET, P., TRANSLATED FROM 'SPECTROSCOPIE INSTRUMENTALE' BY K.M. GREENLAND, WITH A PREFACE BY P. JACQUINOT
Spectroscopy and Its Instrumentation
London, Adam Hilger. 1971, First (& 0nly?) Edition. (ISBN: 0852741804). Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 140mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 239 with some text figs. Previous owner's label removed from front board & pastedown upper, and rubs to coners. Internally very good. Original blue boards/gilt spine title. Good/No d/w.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 004366
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 44 US$ 52.17 | JP¥ 5462]
Keywords: Science Scientific Instrument Instruments Optic Optics Optical Spectroscopy Spectroscope Spectroscopes Bessemer Apparatus Spectra Spectrometer Spectrometers Spectrum Monochromators Spectrographs Light Science and Medicine 0852741804

 
BRIGHT, EDWARD BRAILSFORD & BRIGHT, CHARLES [ BRIGHT'S BROTHER & SON RESPECTIVELY ]
The Life Story of the Late Sir Charles Tilston Bright, Civil Engineer, with which is Incorporated the Story of the Atlantic Cable, and the First Telegraph to India and the Colonies. Volume II
Westminster, Archibald Constable and Co. 1899, First Edition. Gilt-decorated Cloth, Lge 8vo. Volume Two only. 145mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" tall approx.). Pp xxi, 701 + 6pp Publisher's adverts. with tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait and 82 other illustrations. Undated, but stated by COPAC to be 1899. Light rubs to edges and corners and a little patchiness and bruising to spine cloth. Otherwise good to very good, in the original red cloth/gilt spine title with, also gilt, the top edges & the heraldic device to front board [ motto: Clarior E Tenebris ]. Rubber stamp impressions to front endpapers "Archibald Constable & Co - File Copy". A very heavy volume, for which some additional postage may be required. Good/Later loose protective Jacket.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 005567
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 137.5 US$ 163.04 | JP¥ 17069]
Keywords: Charles Bright Atlantic Electric Telegraphy Telegraph Telecommunication India Gutta Percha Cable Heraldic Arms Clarior E Tenebris Mediterranean India West Indies Electricity Lighting Signalling Technology

 
BRAUER, DR. E., REVISED BY FR. LAWACZECK, D.E., & TRANSLATED BY WALTER, HENRY CHARLES
The Construction of the Balance According to Underlying Scientific Principles and According to Its Special Purpose For Use by Manufacturers of Weighing Instruments, as Also for Technical Colleges and Schools
London, The Incorporated Society of Inspectors of Weights and Measures. 1909, Third Completely Revised Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xvi, 314 with 466 text illustrations and plates [some folding] + 1p Publisher's advert. Rub to spine head and prelims lightly spotted, otherwise very good, in the original blind-framed, green cloth covered boards/gilt titles. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 005456
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 93.5 US$ 110.86 | JP¥ 11607]
Keywords: Weight Weights Measure Measures Metrology Avoirdupois Coin Coins Specie Steelyard Steelyards Balance Balances Scale Scales Magna Graecia Egypt History Wine Grain Cubits Imperial Metric System Roman Rome Mensuration Weights and Measures

 
BRAUER, DR. E., REVISED BY FR. LAWACZECK, D.E., & TRANSLATED BY WALTER, HENRY CHARLES
The Construction of the Balance According to Underlying Scientific Principles and According to Its Special Purpose For Use by Manufacturers of Weighing Instruments, as Also for Technical Colleges and Schools
London, The Incorporated Society of Inspectors of Weights and Measures. 1909, Third Completely Revised Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xvi, 314 with 466 text illustrations and plates [some folding] + 1p Publisher's advert. Previous owner's neat signature to front free endpaper, otherwise very good, in the original blind-framed, green cloth covered boards/gilt titles. Very Good/Later loose protective Jacket.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 005457
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 104.5 US$ 123.91 | JP¥ 12973]
Keywords: Weight Weights Measure Measures Metrology Avoirdupois Coin Coins Specie Steelyard Steelyards Balance Balances Scale Scales Magna Graecia Egypt History Wine Grain Cubits Imperial Metric System Roman Rome Mensuration Weights and Measures

 
BREWSTER, SIR DAVID [INTRODUCTION BY RUDOLF KINGSLAKE]
The Stereoscope. Its History, Theory and Construction
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, Morgan & Morgan Inc. 1971. (ISBN: 0871000172). Sm 8vo. 5.25" x 7.75" tall approx. Pp [iv], iv, 236, 12 with 53 illustrations. Very good, in the original gilt decorated, dark-brown cloth/gilt spine title and with price-clipped, lightly spine-sunned dust-wrapper, the latter having a fold crease to the front flap but is otherwise very good. Very Good/Very Good.
Christopher BaronProfessional seller
Book number: 000931
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 38.5 US$ 45.65 | JP¥ 4779]
Keywords: Stereoscope Stereoscopic Camera Film Lens Lenses Daguerreotype Fox Talbot Wheatstone Duboscq Pictures Technology Invention Science Discovery Toy Toys Photograph Photography Photography 0871000172

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