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Mineralogy.- Cornwall.- Pryce (William) Mineralogia Cornubiensis; a...

Mineralogy.- Cornwall.- Pryce (William) Mineralogia Cornubiensis; a Treatise on Minerals, Mines, and Mining..., first edition, engraved portrait frontispiece by Basire after Clifford, list of subscribers, 7 engraved plates and plans, 3 folding, 2 folding letterpress tables, portrait lightly offset on title, otherwise an excellent clean copy, bookplate of Robert Verney, contemporary sprinked calf...

Price: £600 - £800
ca. US$781 - US$1,042

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Boulton (Matthew).- Young (Arthur) A Tour in Ireland, 2 vol., second...

Boulton (Matthew).- Young (Arthur) A Tour in Ireland, 2 vol., second edition, 5 folding engraved plates on 4 sheets, slight offsetting, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards with vellum corners, spines rubbed and heads chipped, by H. Goldney, 1780; A Six Months Tour through the North of England, 4 vol., first edition, 28 engraved plates, some folding, 6 folding tables, contemporary calf, rubbed...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$390 - US$521

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Blanquart Sept-fontaines (Louis Marie) Les Interets des Comptes Courans...

Blanquart Sept-fontaines (Louis Marie) Les Interets des Comptes Courans Tout Calulés, first edition, half-title, tables, contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, joints starting, Paris, Henri Agasse, 1802 § Le Gendre (François) L'arithmetique en sa perfection, mise en pratique selon l'usage des financiers, banquiers, et marchands, second edition, woodcut diagrams and decorations, contemporary calf...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$195 - US$260

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Marinoni (Giovanni Jacopo de) De Astronomica Specula Domestica et Organico...

Marinoni (Giovanni Jacopo de) De Astronomica Specula Domestica et Organico Apparatu Astronomico libri duo, first edition, engraved frontispiece (slightly water-stained), title in red and black with engraved vignette of a plan of Vienna, 4 plates printed recto and verso, one with tear just encroaching on plate-mark, 44 folding plates, illustrations, some light offsetting, later green half morocco...

Price: £3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$3,909 - US$5,213

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Britain.- Hutton (William) A Trip to Coatham, a Watering Place in the North...

Britain.- Hutton (William) A Trip to Coatham, a Watering Place in the North Extremity of Yorkshire, first edition, engraved portrait frontispiece, folding map with outline hand-colouring, 3 plates, slight offsetting, library half morocco, 1810; The History of Derby, first edition, folding engraved frontispiece, folding plan and 17 plates, library half morocco, 1791 § Aikin (Arthur) Journal of a...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$390 - US$521

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Darwin (Erasmus) The Botanic Garden, 2 parts in 1, part 1 first edition...

Darwin (Erasmus) The Botanic Garden, 2 parts in 1, part 1 first edition, part 2 second edition, half-titles, engraved frontispieces and 18 plates, 5 plates and one vignette by William Blake, some offsetting and spotting, errata leaf at end, contemporary tree calf, spine gilt but lacking label, extremities worn, 1791-90; and 6 others by Erasmus Darwin, 4to and 8vo (7) ⁂ The Blake plates include 4...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$390 - US$521

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Mining.- Brazil.- Mawe (John) Travels in the Interior of Brazil...

Mining.- Brazil.- Mawe (John) Travels in the Interior of Brazil, particularly in the Gold and Diamond Districts..., first edition, engraved frontispiece, maps and 7 plates, one of minerals hand-coloured, most plates foxed and offset, with contemporary manuscript note "First impressions fr the Author" on front free endpaper, later half morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g., rubbed, spine faded, [Sabin...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$651 - US$912

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Borgo (Pietro) Aritmetica mercantile, first edition, Venice, Erhard...

Borgo (Pietro) Aritmetica mercantile, first edition, 118 leaves, 36-38 lines, gothic type, woodcut initials, printed marginal calculations, occasional foxing and soiling, small wormhole throughout textblock, central fold of each quire reinforced and browned, good margins, modern limp vellum with paper label to spine, slightly bowed, 4to (201 x 152mm.), Venice, Erhard Ratdolt, 1484. ⁂ Rare first...

Price: £15,000 - £20,000
ca. US$19,548 - US$26,065

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Leybourn (William) Panorganon: Or, An Universal Instrument, Performing All...

Leybourn (William) Panorganon: Or, An Universal Instrument, Performing All Such Conclusions Geometrical And Astronomical As Are Usually Wrought By The Globes, Spheres, Sectors, Quadrants, [&C.], first edition, engraved portrait frontispiece and 2 folding plates, woodcut initials, head-pieces and diagrams, marginal browning and occasional chipping, occasional light marking or soiling, modern...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$651 - US$912

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Graphic Illustrations of Warwickshire, first edition, large paper copy...

Graphic Illustrations of Warwickshire, first edition, large paper copy, engraved frontispiece and 31 plates on India paper, some plates marginally browned and stained, others with some foxing, additional suite of the 32 plates, all proofs before letters on India paper, bound in at end, modern blue half morocco, gilt, folio, Birmingham, Beilby, Knott, and Beilby, 1829. ⁂ A most handsome and special...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$260 - US$390

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Pennant (Thomas) The Literary Life..., first edition, 1793; and 39 others...

Pennant (Thomas) The Literary Life..., first edition, engraved portrait frontispiece, 3 plates, one folding and hand-coloured, library half morocco, 1793 § [Keir (James)] Account of the Life and Writings of Thomas Day, library morocco-backed cloth, 1791 § Essays upon several subjects concerning British Antiquities, third edition, library morocco-backed cloth, Edinburgh, 1763; and 37 others...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$130 - US$195

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Galilei (Galileo) Le Operazioni Del Compasso Geometrico, Et Militare, third...

Galilei (Galileo) Le Operazioni Del Compasso Geometrico, Et Militare, third edition, title with woodcut device, woodcut initials, diagrams, head- and tail-pieces, folding engraved plate, later blue boards, rebacked, new printed labels to upper cover and spine, rubbing to extremities, [Riccardi i, 506; Tomash & Williams G13], 4to, Padua, Paolo Frambotto, 1649. ⁂ The third edition of Galileo's first...

Price: £750 - £1,000
ca. US$977 - US$1,303

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Female astronomer and school-mistress.- Bryan (Margaret) Lectures on...

Female astronomer and school-mistress.- Bryan (Margaret) Lectures on Natural Philosophy, first edition, engraved portrait frontispiece and 36 plates, list of subscribers, errata leaf at end, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, worn, 4to, for the Authoress, 1806. ⁂ Margaret Bryan opened a school for girls near Hyde Park Corner in the early 1790s, relocating to Blackheath in 1795. Unusually...

Price: £400 - £600
ca. US$521 - US$781

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Birmingham.- Hutton (William) An History of Birmingham, second edition...

Birmingham.- Hutton (William) An History of Birmingham, second edition, 20 engraved plates and maps, some folding, contemporary tree calf, rebacked, Birmingham, by and for Pearson and Rollason, 1783 § Riots at Birmingham (The), reprint of original 1792 edition, 8 tinted lithograph plates, one text leaf torn, library morocco-backed cloth, Birmingham, 1863 § Morfitt (J.) An Abstract of all the Acts...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$260 - US$390

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Brerewood (Edward) De Ponderibus, et Pretiis Veterum Nummorum, eorumque...

Brerewood (Edward) De Ponderibus, et Pretiis Veterum Nummorum, eorumque; cum recentioribus collatione, liber unus, first edition, title within architectural woodcut border, woodcut initials and head-pieces, text within ruled border, occasional light spotting, bookplate and ink names to pastedowns, contemporary limp vellum, preserved in custom drop back box, [Honeyman I, 499 (this copy); Tomash...

Price: £400 - £600
ca. US$521 - US$781

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Pharmacy.- [Dossie (Robert)] The Elaboratory laid open, or, the Secrets of...

Pharmacy.- [Dossie (Robert)] The Elaboratory laid open, or, the Secrets of Modern Chemistry and Pharmacy revealed, first edition, with 2 leaves of contemporary manuscript notes of preparations in ink bound in between pp.330 & 331, a few other annotations, 1758; Theory and Practice of Chirurgical Pharmacy: comprehending a complete Dispensatory for the use of Surgeons, 1761, browned, some soiling...

Price: £400 - £600
ca. US$521 - US$781

Date: 26 Mar 2020

America.- Bowditch (Nathaniel) The New American Practical Navigator, first...

America.- Bowditch (Nathaniel) The New American Practical Navigator, first edition, tables and diagrams, engraved folding "Chart of the Atlantic Ocean" and 7 plates (one partially hand-coloured), folding chart and one plate repaired, offsetting and browning, contemporary sheep, sympathetically rebacked, light wear to extremities, [Tomash & Williams B216], 8vo, Newburyport, Mass., Edmund M. Blunt...

Price: £1,500 - £2,500
ca. US$1,954 - US$3,258

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Babbage (Charles).- Memoirs of the Astronomical Society of London, vol.1-3...

Babbage (Charles).- Memoirs of the Astronomical Society of London, vol.1-3 only, first edition, 14 engraved plates, 2 folding, one folding printed table, most plates offset, some trimmed, contents leaves in vol.2 misbound, contemporary half russia over marbled boards, spines gilt, vol.1 and 3 rebacked preserving original spines, [Tomash & Williams A107, B32], 4to, 1822-26-29. ⁂ Babbage was one of...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$651 - US$912

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Horology.- Pennington (Robert) The Description of a Sector... Of great use...

Horology.- Pennington (Robert) The Description of a Sector... Of great use to all clock and watch makers, first edition, folding engraved frontispiece, title and A4 folding at foot, both with notes in a contemporary hand, modern stiff wrappers, [Baillie p.308; Tomash & Williams P35; not in Bromley, The Clockmaker's Library], 8vo, Richardson & Urquhart, 1780. ⁂ Rare, ESTC lists 4 copies only. The...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$195 - US$260

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Logic.- Whately (Richard) Elements of logic, first edition, 1826; and 4...

Logic.- Whately (Richard) Elements of logic, first edition, pencil notes at front, bookplates of Edwin Wilkins Field and John Sparrow to pastedown, modern half morocco, 1826 § Couturat (Louis) The algebra of logic, first edition in English, original cloth, ink stain to lower cover, Open Court, 1914, [Tomash & Williams W39 & C191]; and 3 others, similar, 8vo (5...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$104 - US$156

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Metius (Adriaan) Manuale arithmetice & geometrie practice: in het welcke...

Metius (Adriaan) Manuale arithmetice & geometrie practice: in het welcke beneffens de Stock-rekeninghe ofte Rabdologia J. Nepperi, first edition, woodcut illustration to title, woodcut initials, illustrations, head- and tail-pieces, 4 folding woodcut tables, 4 additional tables loosely inserted, blindstamp to title and second ff., title a little soiled, small hole to I2 affecting signature...

Price: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,303 - US$1,954

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Cyphers & Monograms.- Russell (John) A Complete and Useful Book of...

Cyphers.- Russell (John) A Complete and Useful Book of Cyphers..., second edition, engraved throughout with title and 24 plates, mostly monograms but including one of Charlemagne's crown, soiled, last few plates stained, modern library half morocco, Laurie & Whittle, 1794 § Rhodes (Benjamin) A New Book of Cyphers, engraved throughout with frontispiece, title and 64 plates, light spotting or...

Price: £400 - £600
ca. US$521 - US$781

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Physics.- Enfield (William) Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical...

Physics.- Enfield (William) Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Experimental, second edition, lacking half-title, with errata slip pasted in at end of Contents covered with another blank slip labelled "corrected" in contemporary manuscript, 11 folding engraved plates, corrections in ink, book-label of Dalton Hall, contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt, rubbed, rebacked with gilt spine...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$651 - US$912

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Schlüter (Christoph Andreas) Gründlicher Unterricht von...

Schlüter (Christoph Andreas) Gründlicher Unterricht von Hütte-Werken...nebst einem vollstäandigem Probier-Buch, first edition, Gothic letter, 58 engraved folding plates, woodcut initials, lacking frontispiece and a privilege f., some creasing to plates, occasional spotting, lightly browned, 19th century half calf, gilt spine in compartments, split to head of spine, corners worn, rubbed, [Duveen p...

Price: £750 - £1,000
ca. US$977 - US$1,303

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Ardüser (Johann) Geometriae, theoricae et practicae. XII. Bucher, inn...

Ardüser (Johann) Geometriae, theoricae et practicae. XII. Bucher, inn welchen die geometrischen Fundament Euclids & als in einem Handbuch beschreiben werden, first edition, Gothic letter, title within engraved architectural border, woodcut initials and diagrams, 2 folding woodcut diagrams, dampstaining to head of first few ff., bound in a vellum leaf from a fourteenth-century manuscript, [Tomash...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,606 - US$3,909

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Barrême (François) Le livre necessaire à toute sorte de conditions. Inventé...

Barrême (François) Le livre necessaire à toute sorte de conditions. Inventé de nouveau pour tirer tout d'un coup les intérêts, first edition, ?second issue, engraved title and list of works by the author, woodcut initials and head-pieces, contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt, [Kress 1280; Tomash & Williams B101], 12mo, [Paris, Barrême], [1671]. ⁂ Compared with the copy in Kress, this one has...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$390 - US$521

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Calandri (Filippo) [Aritmetica], first edition of the first illustrated...

Calandri (Filippo) [Aritmetica], first edition, 104 ff., partly double column, 26 lines, 3- and 4-line initial spaces with printed guides, gothic type, woodcut illustrations, some full-page, several signatures shaved, some marginal repairs to first few leaves, l7-8 repaired, washed, later vellum, yapp edges, 8vo (141 x 95mm.), Florence, Lorenzo Morgiani and Johannes Petri, 1 January, 1491/92...

Price: £12,000 - £18,000
ca. US$15,639 - US$23,458

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Globes.- Dunn (Samuel) The Description and Use of the Universal...

Globes.- Dunn (Samuel) The Description and Use of the Universal Planispheres, or Terrestrial and Celestial Globes in Plano, second edition, occasional ink notes in a contemporary hand, spotting, contemporary boards, chipping to spine and corners, Printed and published for the author & W. Owen, 1759 § Ferguson (James) Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, and Optics...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$260 - US$390

Date: 12 Mar 2020

Warwickshire.- Bisset (J.) A Descriptive Guide of Leamington Priors, first...

Warwickshire.- Bisset (J.) A Descriptive Guide of Leamington Priors, first edition, 9 engraved plates, one folding, one repaired, some foxing and browning, contemporary half calf, spine faded, extremities worn, Coventry, for the Author, 1814; another copy, second edition, engraved map and 10 plates, mostly trade advertisements, library half morocco, Coventry, 1816 § Jaffray (James) Graphic...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$260 - US$390

Date: 26 Mar 2020

Diamonds & pearls.- Jeffries (David) A treatise on diamonds and pearls. In...

Diamonds & pearls.- Jeffries (David) A treatise on diamonds and pearls. In which their importance is considered; and plain rules are exhibited for ascertaining the value of both; And The True Method Of Manufacturing Diamonds, first edition, list of subscriber's, 30 engraved plates, some depicting cuts of diamonds, small tape repair to title, plates 5 & 6 with short repaired tears, without loss...

Price: £600 - £800
ca. US$781 - US$1,042

Date: 26 Mar 2020