A G Cram Rare Books: History of Science
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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 Withdrawn from University College London Library.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 409.25 US$ 450.86 | JP¥ 48958]

 
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 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 87.75 US$ 96.61 | JP¥ 10491]

 
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 87.75 US$ 96.61 | JP¥ 10491]

 
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 228 US$ 251.2 | JP¥ 27277]

 
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 58.5 US$ 64.41 | JP¥ 6994]

 
BBC AUTHORS
BBC Hand Book [Year Book] 1928 - 1932 Set of 4
1928, First Edition. Hard Cover. First editions, BBC, 1928 - 1931. Four vols. VG clean copies in good almost complete dustwrappers. 1928 dw minor repair, sl loss; 1929 dw sl wear; 1930 dw sl wear; 1931 dw good. A very presentable set in the rare dustwrappers (two by E McKnight Kauffer).
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Book number: 001927
GBP 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 350.75 US$ 386.45 | JP¥ 41964]

 
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 745.00 [Appr.: EURO 870.75 US$ 959.7 | JP¥ 104211]

 
[ BADCOCK, WILLIAM ] & REYNOLDS, JOHN
A Touch-Stone for Gold & Silver Wares - bound with - Tables to Cast Up Silver & Gold
1678. Hard Cover. Second edn, with additions, London 1678. Sm 8vo, frontispiece of Goldsmiths works, xx, 218p. Some text in Black Letter. Inscr, title page repaired with loss at foot, else VG clean copy in recent 1/2 calf gilt with old worn marbled boards & old labels. The Tables are unpaginated, frontispiece, A1 - K3. With a brief description of an assay furnace. John Reynolds worked at the Mint in the Tower of London.
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Book number: 001631
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 409.25 US$ 450.86 | JP¥ 48958]
Keywords: Chemistry

 
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 409.25 US$ 450.86 | JP¥ 48958]

 
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 58.5 US$ 64.41 | JP¥ 6994]

 
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 228 US$ 251.2 | JP¥ 27277]

 
BOWMAN, F H
The Structure of the Wool Fibre, in its Relation to the Use of Wool for Technical Purposes
First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Palmer & Howe, Manchester, 1885. 8vo, xviii, 366p, 10p catalogue. Complete with 33 plates, 8 in colour. Inscr. Spine slightly faded and minor writing & light foxing to endpapers else a VG clean copy in original cloth gilt.
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Book number: 001629
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 175.5 US$ 193.23 | JP¥ 20982]

 
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 4528.5 US$ 4991.71 | JP¥ 542039]

 
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 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 87.75 US$ 96.61 | JP¥ 10491]
Keywords: Chemistry

 
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 52.75 US$ 57.97 | JP¥ 6295]

 
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 35.25 US$ 38.65 | JP¥ 4196]

 
CLARKE, REV C C
The Hundred Wonders of the World, and of the three Kingdoms of Nature, described according to the Best and Latest Authorities, and illustrated by Engravings
1821. Hard Cover. 12th edn enlarged & improved, London, for Sir Richard Phillips, 1821. 8vo, xii, 668p. Frontispiece & 39 full-page engravings. Inscr. Uncut in original boards neatly re-spined with marbled paper, paper label. VG clean copy - a very comprehensive work with much on mountains & volcanos.
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Book number: 001719
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 146.25 US$ 161.02 | JP¥ 17485]
Keywords: Mountains

 
COLE, ARTHUR C
Studies in Microscopical Science Vol I
1883, First Edition. Hard Cover. Vol 1, first ed, Bailliere, Tindall & Cox, London, 1883. 8vo, 333p. 53 chromolitho plates, biological & mineralogical. Nr fine copy in contemp 1/2 black calf, marbled endpapers.
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Book number: 001492
GBP 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 105.25 US$ 115.94 | JP¥ 12589]

 
COSTANTIN, M J
Aperçu historique des progrès de la botanique depuis cent ans (1834-1934).
1934. Printer Wrapper. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, XVI, Paris, 1934. Tall 8vo, cxcix p, 16 plates, text portraits. University bookplate, VG clean copy in original printed wrappers.
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Book number: 001237
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.25 US$ 32.2 | JP¥ 3497]

 
CROOKES, SIR WILLIAM F.R.S.
A Practical Handbook of Dyeing and Calico Printing
1874, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, Longmans, London, 1874. 8vo, xvi, 731p, 24p cat. Eleven plates, 47 attractive coloured mounted specimens of dyed & printed fabrics, 38 woodcuts. Inscr, recased at some time in matching cloth with rather worn old gilt spine laid down & new endpapers, internally VG. Crookes was an important chemist who edited 'Chemical News'. Knight p236 'His Chemical Analysis became a standard work'. See also DNB - he discovered thallium & was President of the Royal Society.
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Book number: 001324
GBP 345.00 [Appr.: EURO 403.25 US$ 444.42 | JP¥ 48259]

 
FOURIER (PUB GASTON DARBOUX
Oeuvres de Fourier publiées par les soins de M. Gaston Darboux, sous les auspices du Ministère de l'Instruction Publique Tome Second
1890. Volume two only, mémoires publiés dans divers recueils, Paris, Gauthier-Villars et fils, 1890. 4to, xii, errata leaf, 636p. Large paper copy, no frontispiece. Small amount of annotation. A VG clean copy in plain brown card covers. Scarce.
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Book number: 001415
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 117 US$ 128.82 | JP¥ 13988]
Keywords: Fourier Mathematics

 
DAWKINS, SIR W BOYD
Cave Hunting Researches on the Evidence of Caves Respecting the Early Inhabitants of Europe
1874, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Macmillan, London, 1874. 8vo, xxiv, 455p. Colour frontispiece & 130 engravings in the text. Bkplt (Captain Hans Busk). VG nice copy in original pictorial cloth gilt. DNB 'Geologist, palaeontologist & antiquary. First Professor of geology at Manchester University'.
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Book number: 001695
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 175.5 US$ 193.23 | JP¥ 20982]

 
DOWDING, G V.
Book of Practical Television.
1935, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Amalgamated Press, 1935. 320p, 63 plates & many text illustrations. A near fine bright copy in original cloth gilt.
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Book number: 001416
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 76 US$ 83.73 | JP¥ 9092]

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