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Account of a New Hygrometer
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Account of a New Hygrometer

by Deluc, Jean Andre

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London: Printed By W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1774 Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to noted British astronomer and mathematician Thomas Hornsby to front pastedown: "Pour Mons. Hornsby de la part d l'Auteur". Small 4to. [2], 57, [1] pp. First separate edition, originally published in the periodical Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society in the previous year. Containing one engraved fold-out plate by James Basire. Contemporary marbled paper wrappers. A very good copy with rubbing and toning to wrappers, a few tears and creases to extremities, front hinge starting, small sticker hand-labeled "1" to front wrapper, some spotting and toning internally but text block overall very clean. ESTC T114477. Housed in a custom folding box. Account of a New Hygrometer was first published in 1773 in Philosophical Transactions, a scientific journal issued periodically by the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge. Known as the first scientific journal in the… Read More
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Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters’ Handbook [Feller's Personal Copy]

Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters’ Handbook [Feller's Personal Copy]

by [Feller, Bob]; Guthman, L. C. (Editor)

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New York: National Aeronautics Council, 1943 Seventh edition. Signed on title page by Bob Feller with “Feller Library” stamped above. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers with planes and globe illustration to front panel, titles in white and red. Very good book with light wear to spine and edges, a tiny hole to front wrapper, a touch of soiling to rear wrapper, some spotting to text block edges, wrapper versos, and title page, and pages lightly creased. Overall, a nice and bright copy. The Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters’ Handbook is a comprehensive and illustrated guide to identifying planes. During World War II, aircraft spotting was an important part of the civilian war effort in the U.S., with around 1.5 million people volunteering in the Ground Observer Corps. This signed copy comes from the personal library of Bob Feller, one of the greatest pitchers in MLB history. Feller was the first professional athlete to join the war effort, enlisting in the Navy just two days after the… Read More
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Albert Einstein: A Biographical Portrait.

Albert Einstein: A Biographical Portrait.

by Reiser, Anton. [Einstein, Albert]

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New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1930 First edition, second printing. Presentation copy; signed and inscribed by Albert Einstein in full to the front endpaper: "For Mrs. Kahn/ Albert Einstein/ Pasadena 1931." Original publisher's red cloth, front board lettered in black and ruled in gilt, spine lettered in gilt and black. About very good copy; spine faded, upper spine worn and lightly frayed, some scattered spots and small stains to covers. Housed in a custom leather clamshell box. Albert Einstein is a bibliography by Anton Reiser, a pseudonym for Rudolf Kayser, the husband of Einstein’s stepdaughter. Kayser, a German literary historian, gives an intimate view of the life of one of the greatest physicists who has ever lived. Einstein describes his familiarity with the author in his introduction of the book, writing, “The author of this book is one that knows me rather intimately in my endeavors, thoughts, beliefs- in bedroom slippers.” The book is divided into six… Read More
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Archive of Letters

by [Schlüdi, Dr. Harry]

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1958 February 3, 1958 - June 4, 1958. From German nuclear physicist Dr. Harry Schlüdi to Gerda Ellington: 13 ALS with original envelopes. Included with the group is a 1958 International Banking Holidays booklet, 3 small AL written in German, and 1 tiny notecard signed "Happy Xmas / Harry." Near fine collection with usual creasing to letters, light wear and toning to envelopes, and a bit of dampstaining to one of the envelopes. Overall, an excellent and intriguing collection. This collection includes thirteen letters from Dr. Harry Schlüdi, a German nuclear physicist, to his romantic partner, Gerda Ellington. Addressed in Schlüdi's letters as "Mrs.," Gerda may have been divorced or widowed, or perhaps the two were carrying out an affair. The letters trace Schlüdi's arrival at Illinois' Argonne National Laboratory in February of 1958, where he studied at the prestigious International School of Nuclear Science and Engineering, to his departure in June… Read More
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Exercitatio anatomica de cordis et sanguinis motu. Cum praefatione Zachariae Sylvii Medici...
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Exercitatio anatomica de cordis et sanguinis motu. Cum praefatione Zachariae Sylvii Medici Roterodamensis. Accessit Differtatio de Corde Doct. Jacobi de Back, Urbis Roterodami Medici Ordinarii

by Harvey, William

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Rotterdam: Arnold Leers, 1648 12mo. Fourth edition. With additional engraved title page and 2 full-page engraved illustrations. Contemporary speckled brown calf, double ruled in blind to covers, horizontal rules in blind and paper library labels to spine, red speckled edges. Very good, with shallow chipping to bottom of spine, light wear to hinges and corners, sound binding with strong hinges, former owner bookplate to front pastedown, embossed stamp to title, engraved title, and first page of text, pages lightly toned and light scattered spotting but generally clean throughout. An important work in an attractive contemporary binding. PMM 127. De motu cordis, William Harvey's groundbreaking work on the circulation of the blood, is widely considered the most important book in the history of medicine. First published in Frankfurt in 1628, it describes the motion of blood through the body in a circuit and observes the functions of arteries and chambers of the heart. Much like Vesalius' Fabrica… Read More
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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals.

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals.

by Darwin, Charles

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London: John Murray, 1872 First edition, second issue with "htat" misprint on the first line of page 208. One of 7000 copies. Publisher's green cloth with decorative borders in blind to front and rear boards, titles and decorations in gilt to spine, green endpapers, seven Heliotype Plates numbered in Arabic. Very good or better with light wear to spine hinges and corners, a bit of toning to spine, some spotting to the plates on pages 180 and 264, a few small notes in pencil to a couple pages, and a touch of soiling to bottom edge of text block. Overall, a solid copy of Darwin's "forgotten masterpiece," with very well-preserved plates. Freeman 1142. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals expands on Darwin's theories raised in On the Origin of Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871), arguing that there is an evolutionary explanation for the human expression of emotions. The book was originally intended by Darwin to be a chapter in The Descent of Man, but… Read More
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Man for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics

Man for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics

by Fromm, Erich

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New York: Rinehart and Company, 1947 First edition, first printing, with "R" in a circle on copyright page. Inscribed by Fromm on front free endpaper: "With cordial regards / from / E Fromm." Publisher's blue cloth, with titles stamped in silver foil to spine; in its original gray dust jacket, printed in darker gray, white, and red. Near fine book, with light rubbing to spine ends and bottom edges of boards, top corner of half-title page torn, and faint bookseller label residue to rear pastedown; very good unclipped dust jacket, with shallow chipping to top left corner of front panel and head of spine, light dampstaining to spine and top edges of rear panel and rear flap, "Man For Himself" mostly faded from spine, some toning to rear panel, small closed tear to bottom edge of front panel, and a couple of tiny marks to right margin of rear panel. Overall, a pleasing copy of a scarce book, inscribed by Fromm. In Man for Himself, German social psychologist Erich Fromm discusses "the problem of ethics, of… Read More
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On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in...

On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for Life

by Darwin, Charles

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London: John Murray, 1860 Second edition, second issue (with "fifth thousand" on title page), one of only 3000 copies and yet the largest printing of any edition or issue in Darwin's lifetime, and the last English edition to contain the whale-bear story. Folding lithographed plate, 32pp. of publisher's advertisements at rear. Original publisher's green cloth, covers stamped in blind, gilt spine. About near fine, with just a touch of wear to spine ends, rear hinge faintly cracked but secure, binding slightly shaken at signatures in rear but sturdy overall, cloth bright and clean, interior with a bit of spotting but generally very clean and fresh, table at pp. 116-7 with a tear at fold. Overall, a superb copy in original cloth. Freeman 376. Darwin's On the Origin of Species is the basis for all of evolutionary biology. It includes evidence from Darwin's journey aboard the HMS Beagle, including data on the famous finches from the Galapagos Islands. First published in… Read More
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Opera Philosophica (Principia Philosophiae; Specimina Philosophiae; Passiones Animae)
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Opera Philosophica (Principia Philosophiae; Specimina Philosophiae; Passiones Animae)

by Descartes, René

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Amsterdam: Ludovicum & Danielem Elzevirios, 1656 Third edition. Contemporary brown calf with sides ruled in blind, four raised bands to spine, and red leather label lettered in gilt to spine. Very good, with light wear and chipping to calf on joints and edges, rebacked, 19th century inscriptions to front fly leaf and half-title page, biographical clippings affixed to front endpapers, light dampstaining to page margins, some tears to lower margins of introductory pages, some pencil annotations to "Methode" section of Specimina Philosophiae (pp. 1-48), and library card pocket to rear pastedown. Overall, a sturdy and attractive copy. Opera Philosophica contains some of the French philosopher René Descartes' most influential works. Specimina Philosophiae includes three Descartes essays published in 1637 - "Methode," "La Dioptrique," and "Meteores." In "Methode," Descartes outlines his skepticism-based method for understanding the natural… Read More
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The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication

The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication

by Darwin, Charles

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London: John Murray, 1868 Two volumes. First edition, first issue. One of 1500 copies. Bound in three-quarter contemporary brown calf over red marbled boards, spines lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. A very good set with some wear and rubbing along edges and spines, former owner bookplate to front pastedowns, some foxing to the first few leaves, otherwise clean. Freeman 878.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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