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ROBERT BOYLE and JOHN LOCKE. General History of the Air 1692

ROBERT BOYLE AND JOHN LOCKE

General History of the Air 1692

Edited by John Locke

BOYLE,Robert and LOCKE,John The General History of the Air, Designed and Begun by the Honble Robert Boyle Esq. London, Awnsham and John Churchill 1692 Quarto, fine contemporary panelled calf, five raised bands, morocco label lettered gilt, pp.xii, 259, [1] adverts, woodcut diagram in the margins of pp.133, 135, inscribed in ink on inner blank Ex L....

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Charles Darwin. Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.SBeagle round the world, under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy R.N.Tenth thousand.

CHARLES DARWIN

Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.SBeagle round the world, under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy R.N.Tenth thousand.

The Voyage of the Beagle

London,John Murray 1860 Octavo, 12.o x 19.8cm, fine original blind stamped green cloth by Edmonds & Remnants, London with their printed label, spine lettered gilt, pp.xv + (1) + 519 + 32 adverts dated December 1861, with the Postscript on p.vii, woodcuts of a lizard on p.385, outline of the Barrier Reef on p.471 and reef on p.473, a fine copy. £1....

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 HIPPOCRATES. Octoginta Volumina. Rome 1525 First edition

HIPPOCRATES

Octoginta Volumina. Rome 1525 First edition

‘The Father of Medicine’ – a physician’s copy

HIPPOCRATES.[c.460-c.375 BC] Octoginta volumina. Rome, Franciscus Minutius Calvus 1525 Folio, 280 x 205 cm, late 18th or early 19th century morocco, stained, spine gilt, darkened, lettered gilt, contemporary marbled endpapers, 410 leaves, woodcut title page border entirely unshaved at the top and rarely found thus, Roman, italic and gothic types,....

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 IBN AL-‘AWWAM. Le Livre de l’Agriculture [Kitab al-filaha] Paris 1864-1867

IBN AL-‘AWWAM

Le Livre de l’Agriculture [Kitab al-filaha] Paris 1864-1867

The most important Arabic and medieval work on Agriculture - Kitab Al Filahah

IBN AL-‘AWWAM. [Abu Zakariya Yahya ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Al-Awwam Al-Ishbili] fl end of 12th century. Le Livre de l’Agriculture [Kitab al-falaha] Traduit de l’Arabe par J.-J. Clément-Mullet. Tome Premier, Tome II Pemiere Partie, Tome II – IIe Partie. Paris,Librairie A.Franck...1864,1866, 1867 3 volumes, octavo, contemporary vellum, ....

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Roderick Impey Murchison. Siluria. The history of the oldest fossiliferous rocks and their foundations; with a brief sketch of the distribution of gold over the earth. Third edition with maps and additional illustrations.

RODERICK IMPEY MURCHISON

Siluria. The history of the oldest fossiliferous rocks and their foundations; with a brief sketch of the distribution of gold over the earth. Third edition with maps and additional illustrations.

A landmark in geology

London, John Murray 1859 Thick quarto, 9.3 x 6ins, fine original blind stamped brown cloth by Edmonds & Remnants, London with their printed label, spine lettered gilt, upper cover gilt, pp.xix + (1)errata +592 + Figures of the principal Silurian fossils XLI plates with separate descriptive text + 32pp adverts dated January 1859, with the folding Geol....

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