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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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James and George Grote Mill. A System of Logic (1856)

JAMES AND GEORGE GROTE MILL

A System of Logic (1856)

MILL,John Stuart. A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive, being a connected view of the principles of evidence, and the methods of scientific investigation. In two volumes. London, John Parker 1856 2 volumes, octavo, original publishers cloth, printed paper labels, cloth faded, pp.xvi, 528; xii, 531, (1), 8 adverts, volume II partly unopened,....

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John Stuart Mill. A System of Logic (1851)

JOHN STUART MILL

A System of Logic (1851)

MILL,John Stuart. A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive, being a connected view of the principles of evidence, and the methods of scientific investigation. In two volumes. London, John W.Parker 1851 Octavo. Original publishers cloth, faded, original printed paper labels, pp.xvi, 502, 2 adverts; xii, 527, 4 adverts, a fine copy. Third edit....

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John Stuart Mill. A System of Logic (1846)

JOHN STUART MILL

A System of Logic (1846)

MILL,John Stuart. A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive, being a connected view of the principles of evidence, and the methods of scientific investigation. In two volumes. Second Edition. London, J.W.Parker 1846 2 volumes, octavo, original cloth backed paper covered boards, original printed paper labels, pp.xvi,580, 32 adverts; xii, 630, (2)....

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John Stuart Mill. A System Of Logic (1862)

JOHN STUART MILL

A System Of Logic (1862)

MILL,John Stuart. A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive, being a connected view of the principles of evidence, and the methods of scientific investigation. In two volumes. London, John Parker 1862 2 volumes, octavo, original publishers cloth, printed paper labels, pp.xvi, 536, 5 adv; xii, 550, (1) adv, largely unopened. Fifth edition P....

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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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James Snell. A Practical Guide To Operations On The Teeth. To Which Is Prefixed A Historical Sketch Of The Rise And Progress Of Dental Surgery

JAMES SNELL

A Practical Guide To Operations On The Teeth. To Which Is Prefixed A Historical Sketch Of The Rise And Progress Of Dental Surgery

Octavo, old quarter cloth and grey boards, uncut, viiipp + 207pp, 5 engraved plates, contemporary ownership in ink on the title of James B Eames, a fine copy. Rare. Menzies Campbell 433. Crowley, 1763. Not in Poletti. Weinberger p.129. First American edition, first published with the same title in London in 1831. The illustrations include an opera....

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