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1 BONELLI, M.L. Righini; William R. SHEA (editors). Reason, Experiment, and Mysticism in the Scientific Revolution.
New York: Science History, 1975. 1975 0882020188 / 9780882020181 
8vo. vi, 320 pp. Illus. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket torn, else very good. Ownership signature of Roger Hahn. ISBN: 0882020188 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 FIELD, J.V.; Frank A.J.L. JAMES (eds.). Renaissance and Revolution; Humanists, Scholars, Craftsmen and Natural Philosophers in Early Modern Europe.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 1993 0521434270 / 9780521434270 
8vo. xv, 291 pp. Illus., index. Black gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. Hardcover issue. Renaissance and Revolution is a collection of fifteen essays which opens up alternative perspectives on some of the problems seen to be associated with the Scientific Revolution of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The topics treated include the dissemination of Greek science, medical empiricism, natural history, the relations of scholars and craftsmen in various walks of life from the fifteenth to the sixteenth centuries, the so-called 'mechanical philosophy' in France and England, the work of Isaac Newton, and the difficulties encountered by proponents of Newtonianism in Italy in the early eighteenth century. Figures discussed include Leonardo Fioravanti, Jan Swammerdam, Piero Della Francesca, Johannes Hevelius, Jonas Moore, Robert Boyle, Isaac Newton, Christiaan Huygens, Francesco Algarotti, and Luigi Ferdinando Marsigli. There is an introduction by the editors and an afterword by A. Rupert Hall. Contents: 1. Greek science in the sixteenth-century Renaissance, by Vivian Nutton; 2. 'With the rules of life and an enema': Leonardo Fioravanti's medical primitivism, by William Eamon; 3. The cutting edge of a revolution Medicine and natural history near the shores of the North Sea, by Harold J. Cook; 4. Science and technology during the Scientific Revolution: an empirical approach, by Richard S. Westfall; 5. Mathematics and the craft of painting: Piero della Francesca and perspective, by J. V. Field; 6. Johannes Hevelius and the visual language of astronomy, by Mary G. Winkler and Albert van Helden; 7. Mathematical sciences and military technology: the Ordnance Office in the reign of Charles II, by Frances Willmoth; 8. Between ars and philosophia naturalis: reflections on the historiography of early modern mechanics, by Alan Gabbey; 9. The conscience of Robert Boyle: functionalism, 'dysfunctionalism' and the task of historical understanding, by Michael Hunter; 10. Clandestine Stoic concepts in mechanical philosophy: the problem of electrical attraction, by Gad Freudenthal; 11. Alchemy in the Newtonian circle: personal acquaintances and the problem of the late phase of Isaac Newton's alchemy, by Karin Figala and Ulrich Petzold; 12. Newton's subtle matter: the Opticks queries and the mechanical philosophy, by R. W. Home; 13. Huygens's reaction to Newton's gravitational theory, by Roberto de A. Martins; 14. The reception of Newton's Opticks in Italy, by Paolo Casini; 15. Marsigli, Benedict XIV and the Bolognese Institute of Sciences, by Giorgio Dragoni; Afterword: retrospection on the Scientific Revolution, by A. Rupert Hall. ISBN: 0521434270 / 0-521-43427-0 
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3 GUSDORF, Georges (ca.1912-2000). La Révolution Galiléenne.
Paris: Payot, 1969. 1969 
Series: Les Sciences Humaines et la Pensée Occidentale III. 2 volumes. 8vo. 404; 484 pp. Original printed wrappers. Fine set. See: Dominique Dhombres, "Georges Gusdorf," Le Monde, 24 October 2000. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 HAHN, Roger. The Anatomy of a Scientific Institution; The Paris Academy of Sciences, 1666-1803.
Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1971. 
Dedicated to Henry Guerlac. 8vo. xiv, 433 pp. Index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed. Very good. 
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5 JACOB, Margaret C. The Cultural Meaning of the Scientific Revolution.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1998). 0394327993 / 9780394327990 
8vo. xii, 274 pp. Index. Printed wrappers. Ink ownership signature of David C. Lindberg. Very good +. ISBN: 0394327993 / 0-394-32799-3 
Price: 2.50 USD
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6 MIDDLETON, W.E. Knowles. The Scientific Revolution.
Cambridge: Schenkman, (1963). 1963 
8vo. vii, 88 pp. Illus., index. Printed wrappers. Ownership ink signature of David C. Lindberg. Fine. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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7 SHAPIN, Steven. The Scientific Revolution.
Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press, (1996). 1996 0226750205 / 9780226750200 
8vo. 8vo. xiv, 218 pp. 30 illus., index. Quarter cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. ISBN: 0226750205 
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8 [LAVOISIER] SCHELER, Lucien (1902-1999). Lavoisier et la Révolution française. II: Le journal de Fougeroux de Bondaroy. Édité avec la collaboration de W.A. Smeaton.
Paris: Hermann, (1957, 1960). 1957 Signed
Part II only (complete contribution by Smeaton). Sm. 8vo. 222 pp. Original printed wrappers; creased. Very good. INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR to Roger Hahn, with some marginalia (probably by Smeaton). 
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