A First Book of Natural Philosophy: An Introduction to the Study of Statics, Dynamics, Hydrostatics, Optics, and Acoustics
James Walton , 1867 New and Enlarged Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Original embossed cloth boards rubbed, especially at corners and spine ends. Size: 7" x 5" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Science & Technology; Inventory No: 0030475. (Book ref. 0030475) £10.00
Dictionary of British Scientific Instruments
London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1921. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/no d/w. 8vo. Hardback. 140mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.]. Pp xii, 335 with a total of 318 b/w photographs on plates, including a frontispiece plate. Previous owner's neat signature to both front endpapers. Endpapers browned and prelims slightly spotted, otherwise very good, in the original black-ruled, light-brown cloth-covered boards/black titles. Most uncommon (Book ref. 003969) £150.00
A First Book of Natural Philosophy: An Introduction to the Study of Statics, Dynamics, Hydrostatics, Optics and Acoustics
London: James Walton, 1870. Hard Cover. Good. Front cover sunned. (Book ref. 23323) £25.00
London: The Hatton Press, 1945. First Edition. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has minor edge tears. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,189. 194 figures. (Book ref. 11708) £12.00
Solar energy for man.
Salisbury: The Compton Press, 1974. 2nd imp. VG orange h/b with gilt lettering to spine; G+ white d/w with yellow illus & green lettering, not p/c or chipped, with darkened edgewear & brown smudge to rear. 14cms x 22.25cms, 251pp. 9 b/w illus; many b/w line drawings to text. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 450g. 9000193131. (Book ref. 3328) £7.00
Light And Sound (New Cartesian Convention).
Heinemann, 1960 rep 360p, VG in Good dw with a few tears Copmplete with numerous diagrams in the text. (Book ref. 49092) £6.00
Telescopic Rifle Sights
North Carolina: Small-arms Technical Publishing Company, 1936. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo 130 clean unmarked pages of 6 chapters; General principles; Target scopes; Small game & Varmint scopes; Big game hunting scopes; Junior scopes; & Optics of the scope. Text is illustrated with many b&w photographs and diagrams. Firmly bound in black hard covers almost 7 3/4" tall with dulled titles on the front & spine. (Book ref. 038616) £40.00
Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy Based on the Traite De Physique of A. Privat Deschanel Part IV Sound and Light
London: Blackie & Son Limited, 1894. Thirteenth Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Dustjacket. 8vo A Very Good + clean and tight book of 319 pages with 219 figs. (Book ref. 002836) £11.00
History of the Inductive Sciences, from the Earliest to the Present Time: 2 Vols.: 3rd Ed.;
New York, Appleton & Co., 1874. HARDBACKS, original brown buckram with gilt lettering and rules on spines, blind embossed rules on covers, clear plastic dust-jackets, pages Vol. I; 566, adverts. [x], Vol. II 648, adverts. [viii], 8vo (5.5" x 8.5" ), bookplate on front fixed end-paper of Vol. I only, covers slightly rubbed at head, tail and hinges, otherwise a very fine set. Whewell coined many terms in use today e.g. ion, anode, cathode, Eocene, Miocene, Pliocene, physicist, scientist. (Dictionary of Scientific Biography Vol. 13 p. 292.) (Book ref. 6138) £75.00
History of the Inductive Sciences, from the Earliest to the Present Time: 2 Vols.
New York, Appleton & Co., 1866. Third Edition. HARDBACKS. in uniform 8vo (8.25" x 5.25" ) embossed brown cloth. Pp. 566 plus 8 (adverts); & 648 plus 8 (adverts). Fine in clean sound condition. Whewell coined many terms in use today e.g. ion, anode, cathode, Eocene, Miocene, Pliocene, physicist, scientist. (Dictionary of Scientific Biography Vol. 13 p. 292.) (Book ref. 807) £175.00
The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, 1661-1727;
Cambridge, University Press for The Royal Society, 1959-1977, all first editions. A complete ex-library set of volumes 1-7 in 7 vols. 4to (11" x 8") in original gilt embossed red cloth, the first 4 vols. without d.js. Library marks at tails, plates on front and rear fixed end-papers and a small ink library stamp (Westfield College University of London) at foot of title pages, otherwise very fine and clean with the text in virtually unused condition. (Book ref. 96) £350.00
Seven Articles on Isaac Newton;
Nature, Vol. 156, 1945 & Vol. 150, 1942. SOFTBACK, brown paper wrappers with hand written title on front cover, seven articles from 'Nature' - "A Hitherto Unpublished Letter of Isaac Newton"; "Isaac Newton, 1642-1727"; "Newton - Scientist and Man" by Brodetsky, S; "Newton and the Science of His Age" by Andrade, E; "Newton as an Experimenter" by Rayleigh, Lord; "Newton and the Science of To-day" by Jeans, J. Also loosely inserted two newspaper articles about science and Newton, cr. 4to. (6.75" x 9.5"), a fine collection. (Book ref. 6260) £20.00
General and Practical Optics
London, School of Optics, 1920. Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, 350pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Book has extensive pencil notes at each end. Boards have fabric covering which is detached from front board. Block is aged and beginning to fray opposite spine. In-depth optics textbook Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Physics, optics, light (Book ref. 3400) £8.50
Textbook of Light
London, University Tutorial Press, 1941. Hardback, 8vo brown cloth boards, black titles, Seventh Edition, vii prelims, 365pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book is aged generally, with light scuffing and fading of boards, spine bumped, block darkened with edges a little grubby, Seventh edition of classic textbook on the physics of light Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Physics, Light. Lenses, optics (Book ref. 3359) £5.00
An Introduction to Interferometry
London, Longmans, Green, 1955. Hardback, 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 223pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Spine is faded. Block is a little yellowed with age, but overall feels tight and solid. A textbook of a little-known though elegant branch of optics Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Interferometry, optics, physics (Book ref. 3297) £7.00
Current Trends in Optics
London, Taylor & Francis, 1981. Paperback, 8vo , vii prelims, 188pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine faded, a little shelf wear. Collected papers from Conference on Optics. Catalogue: Technology. (Book ref. 2648) £25.00
An Introduction to Crystal Optics
London, Longmans, Green & Co, 1967. Tall 8vo, London, Longmans, Green & Co, 1967 d/w G+, chipped and worn, clean inside, First edition, x pp262, inc. Michel-Levy Chart in colour, VG (Book ref. 393) £28.00
Stanley Instruments Catalogue Thirty-Second "U" Edition
London n.d. [circa 1939-1945]: W.F. Stanley & Co. Limited. Fair. 110mm x 163mm tall (4.25" x 6.25" approx.). 377pp, with engraved illustrations more or less throughout. Undated, but reference is made to the 'emergency period', and to the necessity of turning the capacity of their Works over to the Services. Previous owner's details to the foot of the first leaf, and a small upper corner of one leaf has been torn out [without loss], as have been the lower corners of two further leaves [in this case with the partial loss of two illustrations and some text, otherwise sound, in the original paper covers/gilt title. A fully comprehensive, illustrated catalogue of just about all of this famous Company's products. Uncommon (Book ref. 003893) £40.00
VISUAL OPTICS AND SIGHT TESTING.
London:The School of Optics. 1936 Hardback. 4th.Ed. 458pp. Illustrated. Sl. fading to spine o/w V.G. clean copy, no d/w. (Book ref. 23095) £4.00
Secret Knowledge. Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters.
London: Thames & Hudson, 2001 4to Cloth D.w. 1st Edn. Illus. 296 pp. V.g. copy. (Book ref. 34404) £38.00