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JEVONS (William Stanley): Pure Logic and Other Minor Works.., edited by Robert Adamson and Harriet A. Jevons, with a Preface by Professor Adamson,
First Edition, xxiii, 299pp., complete with 4 plates, tall 8vo, a fine copy in original orange/red cloth, London, Macmillan, 1890.* One of Jevons's rarest works despite being late in the canon. It includes four chapters on the Theory of Logic one of which is Jevons's 1870 article on his "logical piano - a logic machine - a sort of motional form of the later diagrammatic scheme of John Venn. Jevons' 'logical piano' .. was built for him by a Salford clockmaker. It resembled a small upright piano, with twenty-one keys for classes and operations in an equational logic. Four terms, A, B, C, and D, with their negations, in binary combinations, were displayed in slots in front and in back of the piano; and the mechanism allowed for classification, retention, or rejection, depending upon what the player fed in via the keyboard. The keyboard was arranged in an equational form, with all eight terms on both left and right and a 'copula' key between them. The remaining four keys were, on the extreme left, 'finis' (clearance) and the inclusive 'or', and, on the extreme right, 'full stop' (output) and the inclusive 'or again.' In all 216 (65,536) logical selections were possible. "The machine earned much acclaim. .. Although its principal value was as an aid to the teaching of the new logic of classes and propositions, it actually solved problems with superhuman speed and accuracy, and some of its features can be traced in modern computer designs" (DSB. 7: 105). Five further essays are grouped under the general title of "John Stuart Mill's Philosophy Tested." Of the latter, the editors note that Jevons "attached much weight to his critical examination of J.S. Mill's doctrines, and the labour bestowed on it played a large part in the last ten or twelve years of his life." Includes the 1864 book 'Pure Logic, or the Logic of Quality Apart from Quantity: with Remarks on Boole's System and on the Relation of Logic and Mathematics', which is one of Jevons's rarest publications and one to which he himself attached high importance. The principle of sameness forms the basis of this, his first book on logic which he described in the following terms: "The original principle of this theory is that sameness is the one great relation which the mind deals in when constructing science". Of the need for simplification in logic Jevons was convinced: he found the subject in as confused a state as political economy before he set out to "re-establish the science on a sensible basis". He therefore aimed to simplify logical theory as far as possible, and his important modifications on Boole's system (which are still accepted today) were to this end. He showed, for example, that the Boolean operations for subtraction and division were superfluous: he redefined the symbol + to mean 'either one, or the other, or both'. Jevons went on to champion the principles of Boole's system against that of Mill, writing three articles against Mill's system. (Book ref. 20520)   £620.00
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DAVIES (Gilbert); RAFFLES, (Thomas S.): ROYAL SOCIETY &c. A collection of 17 pamphlets by Gilbert Davies bound together in contemporary half calf.
PHOTOGRAPHS AND FULL DETAILS SENT ON REQUEST. 17 pamphlets bound together in contemporary half calf, with the bookplate of John Davies Enys [1837-1912, the author's grandson and notable New Zealand naturalist] and later stamp of Cornwall County Record Office on first free endpaper, with a manuscript index on front pastedown. COMPRISING: 1. On the Vibrations of Heavy Bodies [in Cycloidal and in Circular Arches, as Compared with their Descents through Free Space, including an estimate of the variable Circular excess in Vibrations continually Decreasing], first separate edition incorporating the original as it appeared in the Quarterly Journal, vol. XV, preceded by a [new] supplement, 7, 15pp., engraved plate, extending mathematical table, London, Clowes, 1825. Yale, Pennsylvania and The American University in OCLC. O in NSTC. BOUND WITH: 2) On the Properties of the Catenarian Curve with Reference to Bridges by Suspension, in a Letter to the Editor of the Quarterly Journal. 6pp., undated. [1821]. Yale in OCLC. Not in BLIC or NSTC. BOUND WITH: 3) On the Ventilation of Rooms, and on the Ascent of Heated Gases through Flues, From the Quarterly Journal No. XXV, [1822] 8pp., with woodcut illustration. Drop-head title. Yale in OCLC. Not in BLIC or NSTC. BOUND WITH: 4) On the Regular or Platonic Solids, 4pp [pp. 161-164] from the Philosophical Magazine and Annals, 1828. Yale in OCLC. Not in BLIC or NSTC. BOUND WITH: 5) On the General Nature and Advantages of Wheels and Springs for Carriages, the Draft of Cattle and the Form of Roads, 6pp., with integral blank and paper wrappers bound in. London, Clowes, undated. [1825]. Yale in OCLC. Not in BLIC or NSTC. BOUND WITH: 6) Notice of the Appearances in the Brain of a Young Female who attained her Seventeenth year without giving Indication of Sensation or Motion from Birth. From the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, No. 95, 3pp., [1826] Drop-head title. Not in OCLC, BLIC or NSTC. BOUND WITH: 7) [Eikon Basilike; letter to a periodical regarding the Greek motto, 4pp., 1823] BOUND WITH: 8) Memoir of Michael de Tregury, Archbishop of Dublin. From Gentleman's Magazine, half title, plate, 8pp., 1821. BOUND WITH: 9) Addresses to the Royal Society at the Anniversary Meeting on St. Andrew's Day 1827 [reviewing that year's achievements], 16pp., with the ownership signature of Catherine Gilbert [daughter] in top margin of title, London, Taylor, 1828. Not in OCLC, BLIC or NSTC. BOUND WITH: 10) Addresses to the Royal Society at the Anniversary Meeting on St. Andrew's Day 1828 [reviewing that year's achievements], 11pp., London, Taylor, 1829. Newberry Library in OCLC. Not in BLIC or NSTC. BOUND WITH: 11) Addresses to the Royal Society at the Anniversary Meeting on St. Andrew's Day 1829 [reviewing that year's achievements], 16pp., with the ownership signature of John Davies Gilbert [son] in top margin of title, London, Taylor, 1829. Goettingam, American Philosophical Society, Brigham Young University in OCLC. Not in BLIC or NSTC. BOUND WITH: 12) Addresses to the Royal Society at the Anniversary Meeting on St. Andrew's Day 1829 [reviewing that year's achievements], 11pp., London, Taylor, 1830. Not in OCLC, BLIC or NSTC. BOUND WITH: 13) A Plain Statement of the Bullion Question in a Letter to a Friend, First Edition, 48pp, title slightly browned, London, Stockdale, 1811. BOUND WITH 14): A Plain Statement of the Bullion Question in a Letter to a Friend, second edition extracted from XXVII of the Pamphleteer, (but not part of the Pamphleteer; a separately issued pamphlet). 37pp plus advertisement leaf, London, 1819. BOUND WITH: 15) Tables for Suspension Bridges. London; W. Nicol. Drop-head title, 7pp. BOUND WITH: 16) Christmas Drama of St. George. From the Gentleman's Magazine, 1830. 2p. BOUND WITH: 17) RAFFLES, (Thomas S.) Memoir on the Tin of the Island of Banka, by the late Sir Thomas Raffles, F.R.S., communicated to the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall by Davies Gilbert, Esq., V[ice] P[resident] R[oyal] S[ociety], [with an introduction by Gilbert] read September 1827, First Edition, 11pp., on heavy high quality paper, Penzance, printed by T. Vigurs, 1827. Not in OCLC, BLIC or NSTC. * Tin from Banka (in the Malayan Peninsula) is known as amongst the purest in the world and this account by Thomas Raffles was printed here for the first time and presented to the Cornish Geological Society by Davies Gilbert who was its President and provided an introduction. It describes its history, economics, mining and processing. Tin is a vital resource to Cornwall, is still mined in the region and was therefore of particular interest to local geologists. *A collection of 17 pamphlets bound together in contemporary half calf. A family collection containing the ownership inscriptions of several members of the Davies family including that of his eldest daughter Catherine, who married John Samuel Enys of Cornwall and acted acted as compositor at Gilbert Davies's private press. * Davies Gilbert (formerly Giddy) (1767-1839), president of the Royal Society. Born in the parish of St. Erth, Cornwall. Educated at Pembroke College Oxford. He joined the Linnean Society and promoted the Geographical Society of Cornwall, founded in 1814. He was a patron and encourager of Sir Humphrey Davy and he assisted Trevethick in his efforts to improve the steam engine. He provided calculations to Thomas Telford in drawing up his plans for the Menai Bridge. From 1804 he acted as an M. P. for Cornwall. By his marriage to the heiress of Thomas Gilbert of Eastbourne he acquired very extensive estates. In 1811 when the high price of gold affected the currency he wrote a pamphlet on the Bullion Question. In 1827 he was elected president of the Royal Society. During his presidency he nominated the authors of the eight Bridgewater Treatises. In 1830 he selected Brunel's design for the Clifton suspension bridge. In 1825 he established a private press in his house at Eastbourne, where his eldest daughter, Catherine, afterwards the wife of John Daniel Enys of Cornwall, acted as compositor. According to DNB "Davies Gilbert's importance to the development of science in the early nineteenth century lay in his faith that science provided the best means to tackle practical problems and in his facility as a parliamentary promoter of scientific ventures." (Book ref. 20514)   £1650.00
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BABBAGE (Charles); DAVIES (Gilbert); ROYAL SOCIETY:: Two pamphlets bound in one volume relating to the Royal Society controversy.
PHOTOGRAPHS AND FULL DETAILS SENT ON REQUEST. Comprising: 1. [DAVIES Gilbert (formerly Gilbert Giddy)] A Statement of Circumstances Connected with the Late Election for the Presidency of The Royal Society, First Edition, 47pp., octavo, a very good copy. [London, by Taylor for Author], 1831. BOUND WITH: 2. ROYAL SOCIETY: The Morality of its Members, [newly collected and reset extracts] Reprinted from [issues 1484, 1485, 1596, 1603, 1604 of] the Mechanics Magazine by the Permission of the Editor, [in support of Charles Babbage], 15pp., octavo, in small typeface, title slightly soiled, with neat early disposal stamp of H.M. Stationery Office, London, by Tyler, 1854. Yale and McGill Universities in OCLC. Not in BLIC or NSTC. Two items bound together in early russia-backed green cloth with leather label, with the bookplate of John Davies Enys [1837-1912, the first author's grandson and notable New Zealand naturalist] and later stamp of Cornwall County Record Office on first free endpaper and neat disposal stamp on Contents leaf. * Two pamphlets relating to the controversy surrounding corruption at the Royal Society and the future of science in the 1830s. The first by Davies Gilbert explains his position and the second expounds Babbage's attack and extensively quotes from him and from the reviewers of his books. Davies Gilbert was an early supporter of Babbage's work on the Difference Engine but by 1830 he had become the focus of Babbage's campaign to reform science in England which culminated in his book Reflection on the Decline of Science and Some of its Causes, 1830. All Babbage's books contain a campaigning element but the Decline of Science is by far the most polemical. It had three principal objectives: to remove Davies Gilbert from the Presidency of the Royal Society; to secure reform of the Society and more generally to promote the reform of science in England. "While Babbage was abroad during 1827, Davies became temporary president. Previously he had supported reform.. [but], surrounding himself with a coterie and hopelessly lost in the habits of political intrigue, instead of turning for support to the active members, he attempted to follow Humphry Davy's high-handed methods of running the Society. Lacking Davy's prestige and scientific ability he soon alienated Babbage, Herschel and the leading scientific men." Hyman, Charles Babbage, p.88ff. Although Babbage recognised that Davies Gilbert was a most amiable and kind-hearted man he was unforgiving of the damage, as he saw it, that he done to the cause of science. Babbage accused the leadership of the Royal Society of corruption, nepotism, stifling open discussion, malpractice and for failing the true scientific community. In reaction, there was talk of an establishment attempt to expel Babbage but this fizzled out in June 1830 as to have done so by the votes of a coterie of mediocrities would have made the Royal Society the laughing stock of scientific Europe. Instead, by November, Davies Gilbert himself resigned but with great political adroitness proposed the (unscientific) Duke of Sussex (third son of George II) as his successor against Hershel who was supported by Babbage and the radicals. When the Duke actually won the vote, Babbage and his National Science Reform Movement was broken and Babbage, the leading radical scientific figure of his day, was permanently removed from the centre of power. One positive result, however, was that the controversy directly lead to the establishment in 1831 of the democratic British Association for the Advancement of Science to which Babbage and other radical scientists contributed. According to DNB "Davies Gilbert's importance to the development of science in the early nineteenth century lay in his faith that science provided the best means to tackle practical problems and in his facility as a parliamentary promoter of scientific ventures." (Book ref. 20513)   £550.00
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BABBAGE (Charles): The Exposition of 1851; or, Views of the Industry, the Science,
and the Government of England, second edition, with additions, xvi, 289, 4pp plus 16pp bookseller's catalogue bound in, tall 8vo, a very good copy in original cloth green cloth gilt lettered on spine and front board, small repair to top of front hinge, very slight occasional spotting but a fresh copy, uncut and unopened, London, Murray, 1851. Van Sinderen 61. On 1st May 1851, Queen Victoria opened the Great Exhibition. The event took place in Joseph Paxton's magnificent Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, and it was the first of the great international exhibitions held to celebrate progress in the world's arts and manufactures. Having been a source of aggravation to the scientific establishment for many years, Babbage was not invited to take part in the organization of the exhibition. This did not, of course, prevent him from putting forward his views, but they were ignored. In consequence he wrote this vitriolic book, The Exposition of 1851, which appeared shortly after the opening of the exhibition. In addition to a critique of the policies and the organization of the exhibition, Babbage also took the opportunity to address the corrupt state of science in England in general. Babbage was also angered by the fact that he was refused permission to display his pioneer computer, the model Difference Engine at the exhibition. He therefore bound in with the book copies of an earlier (1849) pamphlet the eleventh chapter of the History of the Royal Society, by C. R. Weld, which included a review from the Athenaeum written by Augustus De Morgan. Both of these dealt with the history of Babbage's work on calculating Engines and they were factually correct, the comments of both Weld and De Morgan being basically objective and providing a useful insight into Babbage's work as viewed by some of his contemporaries. Babbage himself provides a fascinating chapter on Calculating Engines (chapter 13, p.173-188) in which he explains the history of his project. In this edition Babbage added significant new material to Chapters 8 and 11, and the Weld chapter was brought into the book as a formal appendix. There is a 4 page bibliography of Babbage's own writings at the end of the printed text. This important book is very rare in any edition; we have only seen two copies in 30 years. Photograph available on request. (Book ref. 11970)   £2500.00
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BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS: IRISH UNIVERSITY PRESS: EDUCATION: SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL (8 vols)
large folio large folio * PHOTOGRAPHS & FURTHER DETAILS OF CONTENTS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. There are approximately 5,000 British Parliamentary Papers for the period 1800 to 1900 - a mountain of source material that, however, because of its traditional chronological arrangement, has been difficult to access. The Irish University Press programme of facsimile reprints of these papers overcame this by commissioning academic specialists to select the most important papers and group them on the principle of 32 subject sets in the folio size of the originals. This series was published c.1960-1972. All the volumes are strongly bound in the publisher's original half green morocco leather. They are designed to outlast generations of heavy use and wear and have the great advantage over the original printings because on a strong laid acid free paper. Reproductions of original maps and other illustrations are included throughout the series. Each volume now offered has neat library stamp on front endpaper and verso title, otherwise entirely unmarked and in excellent condition. SCIENTIFIC ANDTECHNICAL SET (8 Volumes) Comprises the official inquiries which placed classical and science orientated education in the same melting pot, leading to enormous changes in the range of objects and ideas in the British schoolboy's frame of reference, and in turn to British modes of thought and industry which were vastly different from those of the Victorians. The inquiries delved into the most fundamental aspects of scientific education, as headings such as the 'educational value of science' and 'the relationship between science and industry' indicate. Comprises: VOLUME 1 Report from the Select Committee on the provisions forgiving instruction in theoretical and applied science to the industrial classes, with minutes of evidence, appendices and index, 1867-68 608 pp 4 folding tables VOLUME 2 First, supplementary and second Reports of the Royal Commission on scientific instruction and the advancement of science with minutes of evidence, appendices, analysis of evidence and correspondence relating to the first Report, 1871-1872 816 pp VOLUME 3 Third, fourth and fifth Reports of the Royal Commission on scientific instruction and the advancement of science with minutes of evidence, appendices and analysis of evidence, 1873-1874 768pp VOLUME 4 Sixth, seventh and eight Reports of the Royal Commission on scientific instruction and the advancement of science with minutes of evidence, appendices, analysis of evidence and index, 1875 552 pp 8 illustrations (5 folding, 2coloured) text illustrations VOLUME 5 First Report and second Report Volume I of the Royal Commission on technical instruction, 1882-1884 632 pp 1 folding plan VOLUME 6 The second Report Volume II of the Royal Commission on technical instruction, 1884 544 pp 2 plans (1 folding) 4 folding tables VOLUME 7 The second Report Volume III of the Royal Commission on technical instruction, 1884 912 pp VOLUME 8 The second Report Volume IV of the Royal Commission on technical instruction, 1884 824 pp 13 folding plans, 1 folding table. (Book ref. 20504)   £350.00
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YOUNG, J. Z. [John Zachary]: The Anatomy of the Nervous System of Octopus Vulgaris.
First Edition, xxxi, 690pp thick folio, colour photograph frontispiece, extensively illustrated throughout, a fine copy, PHOTOGRAPH SENT ON REQUEST, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971. "One of the most influential biologists of the 20th century.. He had a huge presence, imposing stature and enormous energy and enthusiasm for his research and for the imaginative understanding and interpretation of the nervous system and brain function" (Wikipedia). (Book ref. 20482)   £150.00
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Coker (E. G.); Filon (L. N. G.): A Treatise on Photo-Elasticity,
First Edition, xviii, 720pp large thick folio, fine copy in original cloth, plates (some in colour) and textual illustrations, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1931. PHOTOGRAPH SENT ON REQUEST. (Book ref. 20481)   £55.00
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BOOLE (George): An Investigation of the Laws of Thought: on which are Founded the Mathematical Theories of Logic and Probabilities,
First Edition, probable third issue, iv, errata leaf, 424pp, tall royal octavo, original publisher's green pebble grained cloth, blind ruled on boards, gilt lettered, spine extremities neatly restored and with new endpapers, a very good copy, London, Macmillan, 1854. PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. "Boole invented the first practical system of logic in algebraic form, which enabled more advances in logic to be made in the decades of the nineteenth century than in the twenty-two centuries preceding. Boole's work led to the creation of set theory and probability theory in mathematics, to the philosophical work of Peirce, Russell, Whitehead and Wittgenstein, and to computer technology via the master's thesis of C. E. Shannon (1937), who recognized that the true/false values in Boole's two-valued algebra were analgous to the open and closed states of electric circuits. Since Boole showed that logics can be reduced to very simple algebraic systems - known today as Boolean Algebras - it was possible for Babbage and his sucessors to design organs for a computer that could perform the necessary logical tasks. Thus our debt to this simple, quiet man, george Boole, is extraordinarily great." "This invention of the binary digit or "bit" made possible the development of the digital computer" (Norman). Today nearly everyone who uses a computer is familiar with Boolean Logic but the book that launched the theory is scarce. Norman 266; Origins of Cyberspace 224. (Book ref. 20484)   £2500.00
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NAPIER (John); KNOTT (Cargill Gilston, editor): Napier Tercentenary Memorial Volume.
comprising addresses and essays delivered before the "International Congress which met in Edinburgh towards the end of July, 1914, to commemorate the Tercentenary of the publication of John Napier's 'Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Descriptio'." First Edition, xi, 442pp., quarto, colour portrait frontispiece and 15 plates, including several which reproduce Napier's original manuscripts; text illustrations. A very fine copy, uncut and unopened in original cream-colored cloth with front cover with Napier's coat of arms stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. London: Longmans, Green, for the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1915. *Essential text on Napier, with historical and bibliographical articles by authorities including Cajori, D. Eugene Smith, and two by d'Ocagne. Includes a detailed bibliography of the books exhibited at the Tercentenary including some that were from Babbage's library. Hook and Norman; Origins of Cyberspace, 331: "An elegantly printed collection of addresses and essays at the Napier tercentennial celebration… The essays concerned either Napier's life and work or developments in calculating since Napier. The essays include two by Ocagne "Numerical tables and nomograms" and "On the origin of machines of direct multiplication" - as well as J. R. Milne's "Arrangement of mathematical Tables… J. W. L. Glaisher contributed a chapter on "Logarithms and Computation" covering the history and then-current use of logarithms." Randall 1982a, 482 (Book ref. 20424)   £285.00
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KEYNES (J. M.); BEVERIDGE (William Henry, contributors); SMYTH (R. L. editor): Essays in the Economics of Socialism and Capitalism. Selected papers read to Section F of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1886-1932,
First Edition, 351pp large octavo, a very good copy in original cloth, with dust-wrapper, London, Duckworth, 1964. Beveridge's contribution is titled "Population and Unemployment" of 1923 p.241-272. Also included is J. M. Keynes: 'A Reply to Sir William Beveridge' (1923) 12pp. and Beveridge's further reply: 'Mr. Keynes Evidence for Over-population'. (1924) 26pp. (Book ref. 20452)   £25.00
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BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS: INVENTIONS: IRISH UNIVERSITY PRESS: INVENTIONS
2 volumes large folio. The evidence presented to the Select Committees which were appointed at intervals throughout the nineteenth century to review the working of the patent system, throws light on the difficulties encountered by Victorian inventors and on the many problems, scientific and legal, which had to be overcome before inventions could be put to practical use. The informed and detailed reports of the Select Committees led parliament to enact legislation in 1851 and 1883 which completely reformed the patent system. The 1851 Act was the basis of the British patent system for nearly one hundred years. FURTHER DETAILS OF CONTENTS & PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. Comprises: Reports.. on the Law Relating to Patents for Inventions, 1829-51; Report of the Royal Commission on Letters patent for Inventions and Reports of Select Committees on Letters Patent, 1864-72. * There are approximately 5,000 British Parliamentary Papers for the period 1800 to 1900 - a mountain of source material that, however, because of its traditional chronological arrangement, has been difficult to access. The Irish University Press programme of facsimile reprints of these papers overcame this by commissioning academic specialists to select the most important papers and group them on the principle of 32 subject sets in the folio size of the originals. This series was published c.1960-1972. All the volumes are strongly bound in the publisher's original half green morocco leather. They are designed to outlast generations of heavy use and wear and have the great advantage over the original printings because on a strong laid acid free paper. Reproductions of original maps and other illustrations are included throughout the series. Each volume now offered has neat library stamp on front endpaper and verso title, otherwise entirely unmarked and in excellent condition. (Book ref. 20074)   £110.00
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PERSON (David): Varieties: Or A Surveigh of Rare and Excellent Matters, necessary and delectable for all sorts of persons,
Wherein the principall Heads of diverse Sciences are illustrated, rare secrets of Naturall things unfoulded, &c Digested into five Bookes, whose severall Chapters with their Contents are to be seene in the table after the epistle dedicatory [complete in five books], PHOTOGRAPHS SENT ON REQUEST, quarto, [52pp]; 47pp; [5pp]; 49-93pp; [7pp]; 97-123pp; [1p]; 126pp; 126-178pp; [2pp]; 181- 190pp; [6pp]; 177-208pp; 217-256pp; [4pp]; 105pp; [1p]. Complete with signature leaf A1 before title [often missing] and with the dedication of the Fifth Book to Thomas, Lord Denning [not found in all copies], AA1 in both uncancelled and cancelled state, with woodcut ornaments and decorations, early 19thC half calf, marbled boards, a fine copy, from the library of the Marquis of Downshire, Hillsbrough Castle, County Down, with his gilt crest at head of spine, hinges professionally repaired, London, Richard Badger for Thomas Alchorn, 1635. STC 19781. A famous book of secrets with American interest. The first book contains "a discourse and discoverie of some of the rarest and most profitable secrets of naturall things, whether in heaven, aire, sea, or earth". The second book on astronomy; comets, meteors, and "falling stars". The third book on military theory "armies and battels", "combats and duels". The fourth book on "curiosities", includes a 5 page section "Of Christopher Columbus his practical curiosity in his discovery of the new World or America". The fifth book includes numerology; alchemy, with an essay titled "Salamandra, or a short treatise in the Philosophers Stone". (Duveen p.466; Ferguson, Bibliographical notes on histories of inventions and books of secrets, I, 4, pp.19-20: "it is almost the only collection of secrets by a Scotchman that I have encountered.") (Book ref. 20017)   £3200.00
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SIMPSON (Diana); W. Gordon Simpson.: An Introduction to Applications of Light Microscopy in Analysis.
First Edition, 215pp large octavo, a very good copy in original glazed boards, London: Royal Society of Chemistry, 1988. With index, bibliography, photographs, illustrations. (Book ref. 19807)   £12.00
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Butler, W. H. and P. M. Newberne (eds.):: Mouse Hepatic Neoplasia, Proceedings of a Workshop held at the HTS Management centre, 1974,
First Edition, with numerous plates and illustrations, good clean copy in original boards, Amsterdam / Oxford / New York, Elsevier, 1975. (Book ref. 19809)   £15.00
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WARNER (Frederick); DLATER (D. H.): THE ASSESSMENT AND PERCEPTION OF RISK; A ROYAL SOCIETY DISCUSSION Held on 12 and 13 November 1980.
First Edition, 206pp large octavo, a few library marks but a very good copy in original cloth, London, The Royal Society, 1981. (Book ref. 19802)   £14.00
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MORGAN (Russ A.): Plasma Etching in Semiconductor Fabrication,
First Edition, 316pp large octavo, a very good copy in original boards, a few neat library marks, Amsterdam / Oxford, Elsevier, 1985. (Book ref. 19800)   £12.00
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LESLIE (G. B.); LUNAU (F. W.): Indoor Air Pollution: Problems and Priorities
First Edition, 329pp large octavo, a very good copy in original printed boards, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1992. "This volume addresses the problems arising from pollutants that all too commonly contaminate the indoor environment, including biological sources such as bacteria, fungi and moulds, common combustion products, radon and other sources of radiation, solvents used in industry and the home, asbestos and dust pollution. The aim is to provide a balanced account of the health risks associated with these major pollutants and to quantify the scale of the problem on a pollutant-by-pollutant basis. Each chapter covers exposure levels, sources of pollution and routes of uptake, health effects, control measures, and regulatory guidelines." (Book ref. 19766)   £12.00
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KLIR (George J.): Trends in General Systems Theory,
First Edition, 462pp large octavo, a few library marks but a very good copy in original cloth, with dust-wrapper, Wiley-Interscience, NY, 1972. Contents: I: History and basic aspects and role of computers; II: Discusses some important contemporary system problems - mainly in social sciences; III: Describes the Mesarovic and Wymore theories, as well as the authors; IV: Studies of some aspects of formal systems theories. (Book ref. 19753)   £12.00
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FRASER (David M.): Biosensors in the Body; continuous in vivo monitoring,
First Edition, 258pp large octavo, a very good copy in original glazed boards, Chichester, New York &c., John Wiley, 1997. (Book ref. 19747)   £18.00
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CSANDY (G. T.): Turbulent Diffusion in the Environment,
reprint, 248pp tall octavo, a few library marks but a very good copy, laminated original card wrappers, D. Reidel Publishing Company, Holland, 1980. In the Geophysics and Astrophysics Monographs Series. (Book ref. 19737)   £12.00
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