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1 AIRY, Sir George Biddell. Autobiography. Edited by Wilfrid Airy.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1896. 
8vo. xii, 414 pp. Frontis., index. Original navy blind and gilt-stamped cloth; worn, rear joint cracked. Good. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 American Philosophical Society. A Catalogue of Portraits and Other Works of Art in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society.
Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1961. 
FIRST EDITION. Series: Memoirs of the APS Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, Vol. 54. 8vo. viii, 173 pp. 59 illustrations, including color frontis. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; jacket edge worn, else very good. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 ANTHONY, H.D. Sir Isaac Newton.
London, New York, Toronto: Abelard-Schuman, (1960). 1960 
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 224 pp. Frontis., plates, glossary, index. Beige cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Very good. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 APPLEYARD, Rollo. A tribute to Michael Faraday.
London: Constable, 1931. 1931 
8vo. xiii, 203 pp. Frontis., 19 illus. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket; jacket chipped with tape repairs. Bookplates of Burndy and A. Still. Rare in jacket. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 BARR, E. Scott. An Index to Biographical Fragments in Unspecialized Scientific Journals.
University, AL: University of Alabama Press, (1973). 1973 
8vo. vii, 294 pp. Blue gilt-stamped cloth. Very good +. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 BERGFELD, Ludwig. Haeckel, Chwolson und die Chinesische Mauer. Ein Epilog.
Heidelberg: Karl Groos, 1908. 1908 
8vo. 18 pp. Original printed wrappers. Very good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 BOAS, Marie. Robert Boyle and Seventeenth-Century Chemistry.
Cambridge: University Press, 1958. 1958 
8vo. vii, 239 pp. Index. Gilt-stamped red cloth, dust jacket; rubbed. Scarce in jacket. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 BORN, Max (1882-1970). My life & my views. Introduction by I. Bernard Cohen.
New York: Charles Scribners Sons, (1968). 1968 
215 x 150 mm. 8vo. [vi], 216 pp. Index. Navy cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket lightly worn. Ownership signature. Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 BORN, Max (1882-1970). My life & my views. Introduction by I. Bernard Cohen.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1968). 1968 
FIRST EDITION. 215 x 148 mm. 8vo. vi, 216 pp. Index. Black cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket. Fine. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 BORN, Max (1882-1970). My life & my views. Introduction by I. Bernard Cohen.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1968). 1968 
217 x 152 mm. 8vo. [vi], 216 pp. Index. Gilt-stamped green cloth, dust-jacket; jacket chipped else fine. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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11 BROOKE, George M., Jr. John M. Brooke: Naval Scientist and Educator.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, (1980). 1980 0813908094 / 9780813908090 
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xiii, 372 pp. Illustrations, maps, index. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0813908094 First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 BUFFON. Buffon.
Paris: Le Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, (1952). 1952 
[series] Les Grands Naturalistes Français, Collection Dirigée Par Roger Heim, Membre de l'Institut, Directeur du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. 24 cm. 244 pp. 25 illus. Pictorial printed wrappers; extremities rubbed. Very good. 
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13 CARDAN, Jerome. Ma Vie. Traduction de Jean Dayre.
Paris: Honoré Chamion, 1936. 1936 
Series: Bibliothèque de l'Institut Français de Florence, Premier Série, tome XI. 8vo. xxxi, 218 pp. 2 ills. (port.), index. Original printed wrappers; creased. Very good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 CHANG, Laura (editor). Scientists at Work. Profiles of today's groundbreaking scientists from Science Times, New York Times ... Foreword by Stephen Jay Gould.
New York: McGraw-Hill, (2000). 2000 
8vo. xix, 372 pp. index. Pictorial wrappers. Fine. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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15 CLARK, Ronald William. The Survival of Charles Darwin: A Biography of a Man and an Idea.
New York: Random House, (1984). 1984 039452134X / 9780394521343 
Second printing. 8vo. x, 449 pp. Plates, index. Quarter blue cloth with brown paper boards, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 039452134X 
Price: 7.00 USD
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16 CONTI, Giovan Stefano. Giovan Stefano Conti lettere a Ruggiero Giuseppe Boscovich. A cura di Edoardo Proverbio. Volume I (1760-1771).
Roma: Accademia nazionale delle scienze detta dei XL, 1996. 1996 
Series: Scritti e documenti, 22; Documenti boscovichiani, IV. 8vo. 339 pp. Illus. Printed wrappers. Fine. A second (and final) volume was issued in 1998. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Oltre il Mito; Lamarck e le scienze naturali del suo tempo., CORSI, Pietro.
17 CORSI, Pietro. Oltre il Mito; Lamarck e le scienze naturali del suo tempo.
(Bologna): Il Mulino, (1983). 1983. 8815002715 / 9788815002716 Wrappers. Very good. Signed
8vo. 433 [10] pp. Bibliography, index; pp. 65-68 dog-eared due to improper bindery trimming. Green printed wrappers; rubbed. Title INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO ROGER HAHN. Very good. Rare. ISBN: 8815002715 
Price: 70.00 USD
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18 CROSLAND, Maurice (1931-). Gay-Lussac Scientist and bourgeois.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1978). 1978 0521219795 / 9780521219792 
8vo. xvi, 333 pp. Frontis., index. Cloth, dust-jacket; top edge soiled. "An excellent biography that seeks to integrate the social, political and intellectual aspects of Gay-Lussac's career." – Home no. 45. ISBN: 9780521219792 
Price: 17.00 USD
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19 CROWTHER, J.G. British Scientists of the Twentieth Century.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1952). 1952 
8vo. xiv, 320 pp. Plates, index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket torn. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 CROWTHER, James Gerald (b. 1899). Statesmen of science....
London: Cresset Press, (1965). 1965 
FIRST EDITION. 222 x 147 mm. 8vo. xiii, [3], 391 pp. Frontis., numerous plates, index. Red cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket chipped. Very good. Biographies of Henry Brougham, William Robert Grove, Lyon Playfair, The Prince Consort, The Seventh Duke of Devonshire, Alexander Strange, Richard Burdon Haldane, Henry Thomas Tizard, and Frederick Alexander Lindemann. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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