A G Cram Rare Books: History of Science
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ADAMS, GEORGE
A Treatise Describing the Construction, and Explaining the Use of New Celestial and Terrestrial Globes.
1782. Hard Cover. 5th edn, London for the Author, 1782. 8vo, xvi, viii, 345p plus 16p instrument catalogue with some prices marked in manuscript. Complete with 14 engraved plates, some folding. Inscr 'Eliza Smith', some light foxing, full polished contemporary calf, very neatly rebacked in matching calf, gilt bands. VG nice copy. George Adams (ca 1709-1773) was one of the most famous English microscope and globe makers of the mid-eighteenth century.
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Book number: 002004
GBP 850.00 [Appr.: EURO 956 US$ 1156.03 | JP¥ 120317]

 
AIKIN, ARTHUR & CHARLES ROCHEMONT
A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy, with an account of the Processes employed in many of the most important Chemical Manufactures. To which are added a description of Chemical Apparatus.
1807, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 2 vols, London, for J Arch & W Phillips, 1807. 4to, viii, 628p; iv, 580p. 15 engraved plates. Bkplt. Withdrawn from University College London Library. Some dampstaining, a few page edges repaired inc prelims vol 1, small neat stamp on spines & back of plates, a good set in old black buckram, gilt lettered. Both brothers are listed in DNB: Arthur 'Chemist, a pioneer of the Geological Society, Fellow of Linnean Society'; Charles 'Doctor, wrote also on Cowpox'. A scarce set.
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Book number: 001765
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 393.75 US$ 476.01 | JP¥ 49542]

 
ANON
English Forests & Forest Trees Historical, Legendary & Descriptive with Numerous Illustrations
1853, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, Ingram Cooke, 1853. 8vo, 406p. Engravings. Nr fine, nice book in attractive binding - green morocco spine, raised bands, retaining original boards & spine title.
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Book number: 001395
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 73.25 US$ 88.4 | JP¥ 9201]

 
ANSTED, DAVID T, F.R.S.
Geological Science including the Practice of Geology & the Elements of Physical Geography
1854, First Edition. Cloth. First ed, Griffin & Co, London, 1854. 8vo, x, 302p. Text engravings. Queen's Prize bookplate. Minor wear, VG orig cloth gilt card covers, embossed 'Circle of the Sciences. Geology'. Scarce, only one copy on Copac. Ansted was an English professor of geology and author of numerous books on geology.
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Book number: 001708
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.5 US$ 102 | JP¥ 10616]

 
ANSTED, DAVID T, F.R.S.
Geology Introductory, Descriptive and Practical.
1844, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 2 vols, London, Van Voorst, 1844. 8vo, xxiv, 506p; xvi, 572p. Attractive engravings in text. Slight wear to edges, neat inscr on both titles. Original gilt decorative full-morocco boards neatly rebacked, spine gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers and edges. Near fine attractive set. Not in Challinor. Ansted was an English professor of geology and author of numerous books on geology.
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Book number: 001959
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 219.5 US$ 265.21 | JP¥ 27602]

 
ARAGO, FRANCOIS
Biographies of distinguished Scientific Men
1857, First Edition. Hard Cover. First Eng edn, London : Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1857. 8vo, viii, 607p, 24p cat. Inscr. Neatly recased with new green cloth spine & paper label, small University stamp on title, VG with original blind-stamped cloth boards. Biographies of Arago, Bailly, Herchel, Laplace, Joseph Fourier, Carnot, Malus, Fresnel, Thomas Young and James Watt.
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Book number: 001337
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.25 US$ 68 | JP¥ 7077]

 
BABBAGE, CHARLES
The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise. A Fragment
1837, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, John Murray, 1837. 8vo, [iv], xxii, 23-244p. Complete with half-title & final 4p of corrections. Old half-calf, marbled boards & gilt title label, slightly rubbed & upper hinge beginning to crack, else a Very Good nice clean copy of this seminal work. Frequent references to his 'Calculating Engine' in a work which 'vindicated the serviceableness of mathematics to religion' (DNB). Knight p 147 'of importance for its discussion of induction, laws of nature, and free will in terms of the programming of a computer'.
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Book number: 001984
GBP 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 731 US$ 884.03 | JP¥ 92007]

 
BARTHOLOMEW, J G & HERBERSON, A J. ED: BUCHAN, A (FRS)
Atlas of Meteorology a Series of Over 400 Maps
1899, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Bartholomew's Physical Atlas, vol III, Royal Geographical Society, Edinburgh Geographical Institute, Constable, 1899. Large folio, [xii], 40p text, 34 fine folding maps, [ii], xiv (including a bibliography). Solid old half-morocco binding, school library bookplate & small old label on spine. Minor wear to binding else a nr fine clean copy of an impressive work.
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Book number: 001980
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 393.75 US$ 476.01 | JP¥ 49542]

 
BATES, LOIS.
Kindergarten Guide.
1898. Hard Cover. New edn, Longmans, London, 1898 (first edition was 1897). 8vo, xii, 388p. Over 200 illustrations & 16 colour plates. New endpapers, slight fade spine, VG in original cloth. Bates uses Froebels principals, and taught at Saltaire, Yorkshire, model Victorian town of Sir Titus Salt.
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Book number: 001922
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.25 US$ 68 | JP¥ 7077]

 
BOURNE, JOHN
A Treatise on the Steam Engine in its application to Mines, Mills, Steam Navigation and Railways by the Artizan Club
1846, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Longman, London, 1846. 4to, 259p. 30 plates & 349 engravings on wood. Nicely rebound in recent 1/4 cloth, paper label, marbled boards & edges. A very good copy.
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Book number: 001619
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 219.5 US$ 265.21 | JP¥ 27602]

 
BOYLE, ROBERT F.R.S.
Tracts containing I. Suspicions about some Hidden Qualities of the Air with an Appendix touching Celestial Magnets .. II. Animadversions upon Mr. Hobbes's Problemata de vacuo. III. A Discourse of the Cause of Attraction by Suction.
London, M. Pitt, 1674. 1674, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, M. Pitt, 1674. Title page (in good facsimile?), [4]p Preface & Errata; [4]p Preface, and Six completeTracts: Suspicions 72p, Observations 26p; Some additional Experiments 14p, Animadversions upon Hobbes 94p, Cause of Suction 68p, New Experiments 18p; with the 2p alternative Cause of Suction title bound in at p20. Sm 8vo, 10.5 x 16.5 cm, small bkplt, old 1/2 calf marbled boards, gilt label. Slight wear, upper hinge cracking. The six tracts are complete and in VG condition. Six rare tracts by Robert Boyle, the 'Father of Modern Chemistry'. Fulton 119 'Hidden Qualities of the Air' - the first enunciation of the modern theory of oxidation'.
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Book number: 001956
GBP 3875.00 [Appr.: EURO 4357.5 US$ 5270.16 | JP¥ 548503]

 
THE BRITISH AND COLONIAL DRUGGIST
The Manual of Formulae containing over 1000 Recipes 1892
1892, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, the British and Colonial Druggist, 1892. 8vo, vii ads, iv, 289p, viii-xvii ads. A well-read volume with finger marks mainly in the margins, edge of one page repaired, some pages dusty, covers & lettering dull, a good copy in original cloth. For the use of pharmacists & chemists 'many of the formulae have been collected from the published volumes of 'the British and Colonial Druggist'. Scarce - only 3 copies on COPAC.
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Book number: 000844
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 50.75 US$ 61.2 | JP¥ 6370]
Keywords: Chemistry Pharmacy

 
BROCKBANK, E M & DALTON, JOHN
John Dalton some unpublished Letters of Personal and Scientific Interest with additional information about his Colour Vision & Atomic Theories
First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Manchester Uni Press, 1944. 8vo, 62p. Frontispiece & plates. Minor light browning to endpapers, VG clean copy in original cloth gilt. SIGNED by the Author.
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Book number: 001588
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 50.75 US$ 61.2 | JP¥ 6370]

 
HARVIE-BROWN, J A & BARTHOLOMEW, J G
Naturalist's Map of Scotland.
1892, First Edition. Hard Cover. John Bartholomew & the Edinburgh Geographical Institute, 1892. Folding coloured map, 28 sections, 62x76 cm, nr fine in original green case gilt, 10x20 cm, with 4p notes & 3p adverts. The map includes Faunal Divisions, Lighthouses, Height of Land & Depth of Sea, Deer Forests, Salmon Rivers & Areas of Moorland.
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Book number: 001987
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 168.75 US$ 204.01 | JP¥ 21232]

 
CAZIN
The Phenomena and Laws of Heat
1868, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, Sampson Low, 1868. Sm 8vo, 265p, 16p cat. Colour frontispiece & 92 text engravigs. A good clean copy in original blindstamped & gilt cloth.
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Book number: 001926
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.75 US$ 40.8 | JP¥ 4246]
Keywords: Physics

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