London: Eliot Stock, 1893. 2 volumes. xvi, 558; viii, 574 pages, plus 16pp of ads. Thick 8vo, original gilt-lettered brown cloth (spine ends neatly repaired; first several pages torn at top edge but otherwise an unread copy with unopened pages). London: Elliot Stock, 1893. First edition. A very good copy.
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Lyon: Chalumeau, 1936. Compte rendu des Journees 5,6,7 et 8 Mars 1936. Numerous plates and text illustrations. 2 vols, 4to, original printed wrappers; upper hinge of vol. I worn.(Lyon: Chalumeau, 1936). Very good. Among the papers presented at this conference in honor of the great French physicist who formulated the mathematical basis of electro-dynamics were contributions by Jean-Baptiste Perrin, Auguste Lumiere, Maurice Broglie, and Frederic and Irene Joliot-Curie.
8vo in 3/4 dark brown leather, spine rubbed with laid title on front cover. 40pp with 35 actual specimens carefully preserved on white cards tipped in to each page. p18 has small tape repair otherwise in very good condition. London circa 1890. Exquisite 19th century scrapbook of artfully arranged seaweed specimens. Seaweed collecting was, a sub category of scrapbooking, and a popular activity for women during the Victorian era. It was considered a wholesome way for women to engage with.....
New York: Appleton, 1866. From Coal and other Bituminous Substances capable of Supplying Burning Fluids. 8vo, original blind stamped cloth, expertly recased; rubbed. New York Appleton, 1866. Very good. According to the author's preface, this is "the first published  monograph on the art of distilling oils from minerals containing Bitumen."
Venice: Luce Antony de Giunta, 1517. Illustrated with a fine woodcut headpiece showing St. Thomas teaching; many decorative initials and in-text diagrams throughout, and printer's device at end.  147 leaves with black letter Latin text printed in double columns. Folio, later vellum-backed boards. Venitijs, Impensis domini Luce Antonij de Giunta Florentini, 1517. A tear in the title page has been carefully mended, still a very good tight copy with some contemporary ink marginalia. Scarce. OCLC lists only 5 copies.....