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London. 6 diagrams, 2 folding. 63pp. very slim 4to, original brown blind stamped cloth, front cover detached, dampstained. N.p., n.d. (London Weale, 1845). Scarce. Good. The researches contained in this volume are intended to establish a universal law concerning the flow of water. Peacocke places the results of his experiments and the calculations by new formulae side by side in parallel columns of figures. Presentation copy.
San Francisco: Norman, 1993. Numerous illustrations. 17 different rare illustrated instrument catalogues and circulars published between 1887 and 1890 reprinted and bound in 2 volumes, thick 8vo, blue cloth. San Francisco: Norman Publishing, 1993. Near Fine. These extensively illustrated and annotated catalogues provide the best available record of the widest range of scientific, optical, artistic and photographic instruments available during the latter part of the 19th century. A comprehensive research tool for the history of 19th-century scientific and medical technology.....
PC Computing, 1995. Poster. Offset lithograph. 24.5" x 37.25". Signed by Downs at bottom right. Shows some creases. In very good condition. A visual guide to resources of mid-nineties internet "beyond http://". Key indicates whether information is accessed through Gopher, FTP, Telnet, Mailing List, or Newsgroup. Verso shows navigational tips and advertisements. A classic early visualization of the internet.
PC Computing, 1995. Poster. Offset lithograph. 24.5" x 37.25". Signed by Downs at title. In very good condition. Early diagram map and guide to "freebies sitting on Web, FTP, and Gopher sites all over the world". Applications & Utilities, Internet Software, Resources, and Entertainment & Games are indicated. Explanatory text verso. One of the earliest maps of the internet.