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1 AFRICA, Thomas W. Science and the State in Greece and Rome.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1968). 1968 
Sm. 8vo. 128 pp. Index. Cloth, dust-jacket; light wear to jacket. Roger Hahn’s copy (no sig.) with his pencil marginalia (minor). 
Price: 7.50 USD
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2 American Historical Association; History of Science Society. The Influence of Early Enlightenment Thought upon German Classical Science and Letters. Problems for future discussion.
New York: Neale Watson [for] Science History Society, 1972. 1972 
Sm. 8vo. xii, 47, [1] pp. Ports. Printed wrappers. Fine. Papers by Wilson L. Scott, Ronald Calinger, James W. Marchand, Guenter B. Risse, L. Pearce Williams. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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3 AUSEJO, Elena [ed.]. Science and Society in Contemporary Spain: Proceedings of the XVIIIth International Congress of History of Science (Hamburg-Munich, 1-9 August 1989).
Saragossa, Spain: Universidad de Zaragoza, 1996. 
Series: Cuadernos de Historia de la Ciencia, 6. 8vo. 81, [ads 1] pp. Original red printed wrappers. Burndy Library bookplate. Fine. RARE. ISBN: 84600073251 
Price: 22.00 USD
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4 BACON, Roger. The Mirror of Alchimy, Composed by the Thrice-Famous and Learned Fryer, Roger Bachon. Edited by Stanton J. Linden.
New York: Garland, 1992. 1992 0824083989 / 9780824083984 
Series: English Renaissance Hermeticism, 4. 8vo. lx, 144 pp. Index. Green-stamped beige cloth. Ownership signature. Fine. ISBN: 0824083989 
Price: 125.00 USD
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5 BELHOSTE, Bruno. Les Sciences dans l’enseignement secondaire français. Textes Officiels … avec la collaboration de Claudette Balpe et de Thierry Laporte. Tome 1: 1789-1914.
Paris: Institut national de recherché pédagogique Éditions Économica, 1995. 1995 2717827595 / 9782717827590 
8vo. 767 pp. Index. Printed boards. Very good. See review: Revue d'histoire des sciences, 1997, Volume 50, 50-4: pp. 487-488. L. Pearce Williams’ copy. SCARCE. ISBN: 2717827595 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 BELLONE, Enrico. A World on Paper; Studies on the Second Scientific Revolution. English translation by Mirella and Riccardo Giacconi.
Cambridge: MIT Press, 1980. 0262021471 / 9780262021470 
8vo. xiii, 220 pp. Dark green white-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Fine ISBN: 0262021471 / 0-262-02147-1 
Price: 2.95 USD
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7 BETTEX, Albert. Die Entdeckung der Natur.
Munich & Zurich: Droemersche Verlagsanstalt, (1965). 
Printed in Switzerland. 4to. 380 pp. Profusely illustrated (some color, 1 folding pl.), index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket worn. Good. Well-illustrated history of science and nature with treatments for every field of science including: chemistry, physics, Botany, zoology, humanity, and astronomy. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 BLUMBERG, Hans. The Genesis of the Copernican World. Translated by Robert M. Wallace.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, (1987). 1987 0262022672 / 9780262022675 
Series: Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought. Thick 8vo. xlviii, 772 pp. Index. Purple cloth, black-stamped spine, dust-jacket; front jacket slightly torn. Ownership signature. RARE in jacket. Fine in very good jacket. ISBN: 0262022672 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 BOAS, Marie. The Scientific Renaissance 1450-1630.
New York: Harper & Row, (1962). 1962 
Series: The Rise of Modern Science, II. 8vo. 380 pp. Illus., index. Black cloth. Very good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10 BOLLETTI, Giuseppe Gaetano. Dell’Origine e dei progressi dell’Istituto delle scienze di Bologna. Nota di Marco Bortolotti.
Bologna: Cooperativa libraria universitaria editrice, 1977. 1977 
Facsimile. 8vo. xxxi, 126 pp. 4 leaves of folding plates. Printed boards. Fine. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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11 BONELLI, Maria Luisa Righini. Il Museo di Storia della Scienza a Firenze.
(Milan): Electa Editrice, (1968). 
Wide 8vo. 250, [1] pp. 10 in-text plates (I-II tipped-in), 143 photographs. Printed blue cloth; spine sunned, corners slightly bumped. Ownership signature. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 BORDEAUX, Albert. Histoire des sciences physiques, chimiques et géologiques au XIXe siècle.
Paris & Leige: Librairie Polytechnique Ch. Beranger, 1920. 1920 
219 x 140 mm. 8vo. [ii], 661 pp. Red cloth; lightly rubbed, corners bumped. Very good. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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13 BROOKS, Richard & David K. HIMROD. Science and Religion in the English Speaking World, 1600-1727: A Bibliographic Guide to Secondary Literature.
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2001. 2001 0810840111 / 9780810840119 
Series: American Theological Library Association Bibliography, No. 46. 8vo. xxxiv, 620 pp. Index. Gilt-stamped gray cloth, spine labels. Fine. ISBN: 0810840111 
Price: 80.00 USD
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14 BUCHWALD, Jed Z. [ed.]. Scientific Credibility and Technical Standards in 19th and Early 20th Century Germany and Britain.
Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic, (1996). 0792342410 / 9780792342410 
Series: Archimedes: New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. 8vo. ix, 182 pp. Bibliography, indices. Paper-backed boards. Near fine. ISBN: 0792342410 
Price: 60.00 USD
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15 BULLOUGH, Vern L. (editor). The Scientific Revolution.
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1970). 0030770106 / 9780030770104 
8vo. 129 pp. Printed wrappers; rubbed. Ink ownership signature of David C. Lindberg. Very good. ISBN: 0030770106 / 0-03-077010-6 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 CALVIN, John. Genesis. Translated and edited by John King.
(Edinburgh): The Banner of Truth Trust, (1984). 1984 0851510930 / 9780851510934 
Reprint. Two volumes in one. Thick 8vo. xxxi, 584, 523 pp. Index. Maroon cloth with pictorial endpapers and gilt-stamped spine, dust-jacket; a few light scratches to front cover. Ownership signature. Very good in fine jacket. ISBN: 0851510930 
Price: 22.00 USD
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17 CANARY, Robert H. & Henry KOZICKI [eds.]. The Writing of History: Literary Form and Historical Understanding.
(Madison, WI): University of Wisconsin Press, (1978). 1978 0299075702 / 9780299075705 
First printing. 8vo. xv, 165 pp. Index. Paper-backed boards, dust-jacket; cover edges lightly rubbed, head gently worn. Very good. ISBN: 0299075702 First Edition. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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18 CANDOLLE, Alphonse de (1806-1893). Histoire des Sciences et des Savants.
New York: Arno Press, 1981. 1981 0405138369 / 9780405138362 
Series: The Development of Science, Sources for the History of Science. Reprinting the original third edition from 1885. 8vo. xvi, 594 pp. Index. Beige/tan cloth stamped in red. Fine. RARE. ISBN: 0405138369 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 CANTOR, Geoffrey; Sally SHUTTLEWORTH. Science Serialized: Representations of the Sciences in Nineteenth-Century Periodicals.
Cambridge: MIT Press, (2004). 0262033186 / 9780262033183 
8vo. 358 pp. Index. Silver and blind-stamped scarlet cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 9780262033183 Nineteenth-century Britain saw an explosion of periodical literature, with the publication of over 100,000 different magazines and newspapers for a growing market of eager readers. The Victorian periodical press became an important medium for the dissemination of scientific ideas. Geoffrey Cantor is Professor in the History of Science at the University of Leeds and author of, among other books, Michael Faraday, Sandemanian and Scientist. 
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20 CAPEL SEZ, Horacio; Ciencia para la Burguesa; renovacin pedaggica y enseanza de la geografa en la revolucin liberal espaola, 1814-1857.
Barcelona: Universitat de Barcelona, 1983. Signed
8vo. 355 pp. Illus. Printed wrappers. Inscribed [by a contributor? possibly Mario Araya] to Roger Hahn. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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