London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1962. 548pp. 8vo, cloth, dust wrapper; inner front hinge partially cracked & d.w. tattered, ownership signature on front free end-paper. London: Macmillan, 1962. Very good copy with a poor d.w.
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London: Various, 1772. Rubricated text throughout. Illustrated with many charts and some woodcut diagrams. Thick 12mo, contemporary red calf, gilt, leather label, a.e.g. London: various publishers, , for The Company of Stationers, 1772. First editions. An interesting collection in a very good(+) attractive period binding Titles include: Remarkable News from the Stars; The Gentleman's Diary & Mathematical Repository; The Ladies' Diary; Vox Stellarum; Merlinus Liberatus; Parker's Ephemeris; The Coelestial Diary; Poor Robin; The English Apollo; Speculum Anni; Olympia Domata; The...
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832. 282 pages, 36 pages of advertisments, 12mo, rebound in plain black cloth with gilt-lettered spine (small ex-lib stamp on verso of title page, else clean with some light scattered foxing). Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832. First American edition. Very good. Babbage's most complete and important work dealing with modern industrial technology and economy.
Leipzig: Teubner, 1894. 494 pages, tall 8vo, calf backed marbled boards (spine rubbed). Leipzig: Teubner, 1894. Second Edition. But for the spine a very clean tight copy. Small ownership stamp on flyleaf.
Leipzig: G.J.Goschen'sche Verlagshandlung, 1907. With many b/w diagrams and drawings. 270pp. Text in German. 8vo, blue worn cloth. Leipzig: G.J. Goschen'sche Verlagshandlung, 1907. First edition. Internally fine; a good copy.
Transl. by E.M. Coddington. 50pp., slim 8vo, stiff pr. wrs. (Lancaster, PA, n.d.). Very Good.
Venice: Francesco Sanese, 1589. Elaborate woodcut title page, medallion portrait of Bartoli, and numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations, including 2 folding plates. Small 4to, early limp vellum. Venetia: Franceso Sanese, 1589. Second edition of this early, important treatise on surveying, using the woodblocks from the first edition of 1564. Clean, crisp copy, with the ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1865. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. Oxford: Pergamon Press, (1965). Very good (+).
Berlin: Reimer, 1868. 2 vols. wrappers; lacks covers. Berlin: Reimer, 1868-9. Scarce title. Despite lack of binding the interior is in excellent condition.
Cambridge: MIT, 1987. Three volumes. Vol I; 549pp. Vol II; 685pp. Vol III; 541pp. 8vo, cloth (edges of spines bumped and slightly torn). Cambridge: MIT Press, (1987). A very good copy. Vol I: Foundations of Mathematics/The Real Number System and Algebra. Vol II: Geometry. Vol III: Analysis.
New York: Random House, 1964. 113pp. 12mo, black cloth, dust wrapper; d.w. edge-worn. New York: Random House, (1964). First Edition.
Lilienthal: 1807. Important A.L.S. "J.W. Bessel", 8vo. 2 pages, Lilienthal, December 10th 1807, in German, writing to fellow astronomer Carl Ludwig Harding who discovered Juno (a moon of Jupiter), concerning observational reports on Comet orbits that he is comparing with those reported by Olbers, which are included in this letter. He thanks Harding for sending along his map of comet Orbis and adds that observations of "their" comets are enclosed. Bessel stresses the point that the observations made with the...
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1955. xvi, 241 pages printed on thin woodpulp paper. Tall thin 8vo, original greenish printed wrappers; uncut edges. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1955. Deuxieme edition, revue et augmentee. Pages toned and with a neatly inked name on front endpaper, otherwise a fine copy. Collection de Logique Mathematique, Serie A.
8vo, green cloth (spine darkened). Stuttgart: Frommanns, 1926. First Edition. Internally a fine copy.
Lisbon: Regia Officia Typografica, 1800. Translated from the French. Illustrated at rear with 4 folding copper plates. , 275 pages. Small 12mo. Contemporary mottled calf (rubbed). Lisbon: Regia Officia Typografica, 1800. A very good of this uncommon book. Second part only.
London: Senex, 1723. 26 folding copper engraved plates. Folio, contemporary paneled calf, re-backed in a different shade of brown leather. vii, (1), 264 pages, some browning, heavy on the last 15 pages. Both sides of the rear fly-leaf contain a neat manuscript with diagram in a fine contemporary hand entitled: "Mr Flamsteed's Method of deliniating a Solar Eclipse upon a plain (sic) perpendicular to a Line which Connects the Center of the Sun and Earth & touches Lunar Orbit." London...
Cambridge: University Press, 1958. xiii + 242pp. 8vo, burgundy cloth, d.w. (lightly edgeworn, price clipped and spine a bit darkened). Cambridge: At the University Press, 1958. Neat ownership signature on endpaper, otherwise a near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Black was an economist who used mathematical tools to study election questions.
Leipzig: Reclam, 1921. Herausgegeben aus dem Schriftlichen Nachlasse des Verfassers von Dr. Fr. Prihonsky. 157pp. Short slim 8vo, olive green cloth (lightly worn). Leipzig, 1851 [i.e.1921]. A very good copy. Bolzano's most famous posthumous work in which he anticipated certain basic ideas of set theory. Published as Band 99 of der Philosophischen Bibliothek, Leipzig: Meiner, . Ownership signature of art historian & scholar Meyer Schapiro.
Leipzig: Reclam, 1928. Herausgegeben aus dem Schriftlichen Nachlasse des Verfassers von Dr. Fr. Prihonsky. 157pp plus ads. Short slim 8vo, bright green cloth. Leipzig, 1851 [i.e.1928]. A very good(+) copy. Bolzano's most famous posthumous work in which he anticipated certain basic ideas of set theory. Published as Band 99 of der Philosophischen Bibliothek, Leipzig: Meiner, .
Paris: Gauthier, 1928. Tall slim 8vo, 290p. printed wrappers. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1928. Troisieme Edition. Near fine, save for neat ownership signature.
Warsaw: Wolna Wszechnica Polska, 1939. 114pp printed on thin coated paper. Tall thin 8vo, original cloth-backed printed boards (edges darkened; neatly inked signature on front endpaper, else a near fine copy). Warszawa: Wolna Wszechnica Polska, 1939. First edition. Very good. Scarce. Bibliotheca Universitatis Liberae Polonae - Seria B, Nr. 8(31).
Paris: Armand Colin, 1924. xii, 322pp. 8vo, rebound in maroon cloth with gilt-lettered spine (extensive pencil notations on front and rear endpapers, otherwise clean). Paris: Librairie Armand Colin, 1924. 7th edition. Very good (+).
Princeton: Scholar's Bookshelf, 1956. 291 pages, slim 8vo, burgundy cloth. Princeton Junction: Scholar's Bookshelf, (1956). First Edition. Fine.
Paris: Droz, 1935. 200p. + addenda & errata. 8vo, printed wrappers, uncut. Paris Droz, 1935. The wrappers are lightly rubbed & toned.
Cambridge: University Press, 1972. 596 pages, tall 8vo, olive green, heavily repaired dust jacket. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1972. First Edition. A very good (+) copy in a taped dust jacket.