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Memoir of W.H. Harvey, M.D., F.R.S., etc., etc. Late Professor of Botany, Trinity College, Dublin. With Selections from his Journal and Correspondence.

By: HARVEY, William Henry (1811-1866).

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London:, Bell and Dalby, 1869.: 1869

Seller ID: Z1320

8vo. xvi, 372 pp. Engraved frontis. port. of Harvey with facsimile autograph and tissue guard; foxed. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities a bit soiled and worn, spine ends chipped, endleaves stained. Very good. Scarce. First edition. This work was compiled anonymously by Harvey's cousin Lydia Fischer. William Henry Harvey (1811–1866), Irish botanist, He was one of the most distinguished students of marine algae of all time. He also holds an important place in the history of Australian botany. He spent some years searching Australian waters for seaweeds and published his ... View more info

Mindsteps to the Cosmos.

By: HAWKINS, Gerald S.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row, 1983.: 1983

Seller ID: BL4026

ISBN: 0060151560

First edition. 8vo. x, 340 pp. Illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Very good +. ISBN: 0060151560 / 0-06-015156-0 First Edition. View more info

"The Gradual Abandonment of the Aristotelian Universe: A Preliminary Note on Some Sidelights."

By: HELLMAN, C. Doris.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: [No place] Offprint from:, Melanges Alexandre Koyre. . . . 2. L'Aventure de la Science, [ca. 1960/61].: 1960

Seller ID: Z1327

8vo. [11] pp. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

"A Bibliography of Tracts and Treatises on the Comet of 1577." Reprinted from: ISIS, No. 63 (Vol. XXII, 1), December 1934.

By: HELLMAN, Clarisse Doris (1910-1973).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Bruges:, Saint Catherine Press, 1934.: 1934

Seller ID: Z1328

8vo. (41)-68 pp. Plates. Printed wrappers. Very good. An excellent highly specialized bibliography. View more info

Oeuvres d'Helvetius.

By: HELVETIUS, Claude Adrien (1715-1771).

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Paris:, Jean Servieres, Jean Francois Bastien, 1792.: 1792

Seller ID: S11263

Five volumes. 8vo. xxiv, lxxiv, [75]-446; xii, 419; xiv, viii, [9]-349; [4], xii, 315; [4], viii, 339 pp. Occasional faint spotting, not affecting legibility. Full tree calf, triple-gilt-ruled covers, gilt-stamped spines and red leather spine labels, gilt-tooled inside edges; spines rubbed, some leather labels chipped, Vol. 5 head torn, Vol. 1 front cover stained, three front covers joints neatly reattached with kozo (Vols. 1, 3, 5). Half-title ownership stamp of Andre Lepine. RARE. Good. Contains: De l'Espirit; De l'Homme et de Son Education; Le Bonheur; Epitres. See: Helvetius: A Study in P... View more info

Catalogue of Practical and Scientific Books, Published by Henry Carey Baird & Co., Industrial Publishers and Booksellers, 810 Walnut St., Philadelphia.

By: Henry Carey Baird & Co.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Henry Carey Baird, 1883.: 1883

Seller ID: Z1331

8vo. 96 pp. Index. Printed wrappers. Very good. Rare. View more info

A Catalogue of Superior Second-Hand Books in Literature, Science, and the Fine Arts. . .

By: Henry Sotheran & Co. [London].

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London:, Henry Sotheran, 1888.: 1888

Seller ID: Z1335

8vo. 336, ads. 44 pp. A few illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles; extremities rubbed with water-stains, inner hinges cracked with some tape repair. Former library copy with the usual markings (rear pocket removed). Fair. This issue is scarce. View more info

[Nine science catalogs issued by this bookseller].

By: Henry Sotheran, Ltd. [Henry Sotheran & Co.].

Price: $180.00

Publisher: London:, Henry Sotheran, 1918-1956.: 1918

Seller ID: Z1336

8vo. Original printed wrappers and blue cloth. Very good. Includes: 1918. No. 770. Catalogue of Rare and Standard Books on Exact and Applied Science. . . London: Henry Sotheran, 1918. 8vo. 248 pp. Rebound in dark blue cloth with gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, original wrappers preserved; cloth lightly rubbed, else fine. 1923-1924. Nos. 783, 786, 789, 791. Catalogue of Science and Technology, No. III. Annotated and Classified List of Rare and Standard Works on Exact and Applied Science. Parts II-V in one. [Part II: Mathematics; Part III: Including IV. Astronomy and Astrology, Chronology, ... View more info

"Solar Coordinates 1800-2000." In: Astronomical Papers Prepared for the Use of the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac, vol. XIV, 1953.

By: HERGET, Paul.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Nautical Almanac Office, 1953.: 1953

Seller ID: S7733

Thick 4to. xi, 735 pp. Tables. Original printed wrappers. Fine copy. View more info

Essays from the Edinburgh and Quarterly Reviews.


Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York:, Arno Press, 1981.: 1981

Seller ID: RH1504

ISBN: 040513830X

Series: The Development of Science, Sources for the History of Science. First published 1857. 8vo. iv, 750 pp. Beige/tan cloth stamped in red. Fine. ISBN: 040513830X View more info

"Seventh Catalogue of Double Stars, Observed at Slough, in the Years 1823-1828 Inclusive, with the 20-Feet Reflector; 84 of Which Have Not Been Previously Described." In: Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. XXXVIII, 1871.

By: HERSCHEL. John F. W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London:, Royal Society, 1871.: 1871

Seller ID: S7513

Unbound. 4to. (Article): 1-17 pp. Tables. (Whole issue): 118 pp. Articles, figs., tables; lacks all 5 plates, pages unbound and uncut, extremities slightly rubbed. Unbound printer's copy still unfolded and uncut, original printed wrappers present. Good. EXTREMELY RARE. FIRST EDITION. This unbound printer's copy of the distinguished astronomical journal is very rare, and whilst containing all the printed matter and original wrappers, shows the process of the printer in creating the final copy. The pages are unfolded and uncut, and the wrappers in unusually fine condition owing to their lack of... View more info

"Atmospheres of Other Planets." Offprint from: Science, vol. 128, no. 3328, 1958.

By: HESS, Seymour L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: No place:, Science, 1958.: 1958

Seller ID: S7377

4to. 809-814 pp. Self wraps. Ownership rubber stamp of Horowitz, California Institute of Technology. Fine. View more info

"The infra-red photometry of long-period variable stars."

By: HETZLER, Charles.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 83, No. 4, May 1936.: 1936

Seller ID: S5871

8vo. [i], 372-390 pp. 3 plates, 4 tables, 4 figs. Self-wraps. Fine. View more info

"Infrared stellar surveys and index sequences."

By: HETZLER, Charles.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 86, No. 5, December 1937.: 1937

Seller ID: S5872

8vo. 509-528 pp. 4 tables, 6 figs. Printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

Science and History: Studies in Honor of Edward Rosen.

By: HILFSTEIN, Erna, et al. (eds.).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Wrocaw, et al.:, Polish Academy of Sciences Press, 1978.: 1978

Seller ID: BL1525

Series: Studia Copernicana, XVI. 8vo. 553 pp. Illustrations. Maroon cloth, black and gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; jacket lightly worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

Le General Ibañez. Notice Necrologique lue au comite International des poids et mesures, le 12 Septembre et dans la Conference Geodesique de Florence le 8 Octobre 1891.


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Neuchatel:, Imprimerie Attinger Freres, 1891.: 1891

Seller ID: Z1890

(300 x 230 mm). 15 pp. Printed wrappers; wraps chipped with pieces missing, nearly disbound. Fair. Rare. View more info

An Explorer-Scientist's Pilgrimage: The Autobiography of William Herbert Hobbs.

By: HOBBS, William Herbert (1864-1952).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor:, J.W. Edwards, (1952).: 1952

Seller ID: Z1351

8vo. 222 pp. Frontis. port. of Hobbs, plates, index; biblio. has been underlined and check-marked (in red and black pencil). Reddish-brown cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles; spine faded (in red and black pencil). Former library copy. Very good. Author's presentation inscription: "Inscribed to Larry [Laurence McKinley Gould (1896-1995)], My former student in whom I take such pride and for whom I have such affection, William." Gould was an American geologist, educator, and polar explorer, as well as the former President of Carleton College. View more info

"Photometry of S0 galaxies. II. The peculiar galaxy NGC 128."

By: HODGE, Paul W & Ann E. MERCHANT.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 144, No. 3, June 1966.: 1966

Seller ID: S5873

8vo. 875-885 pp. 11 figs., 4 tables. Self-wraps. "Berkeley Reprint No. 340" rubber stamped on top cover. Fine. View more info

The London Catalogue of Books Published in Great Britain. With Their Sizes, Prices, and Publishers' Names. 1831 to 1855.

By: HODGSON, Thomas.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London:, Thomas Hodgson, 1855.: 1855

Seller ID: Z1352

4to. vi, 583 pp. Two color title (printed in red and black). Brown cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles; extremities rubbed, outer hinge cloth torn, spine ends frayed. Former library copy with the usual markings and defects. Good. View more info

Recherches astronomiques de l'Observatoire d'Utrecht. . .. Premiere livraison. De l'influence des mouvements de la terre sur les phenomenes foundamentaux de l'optique dont se sert l'astronomie. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1861. with: HOEK, M. & Anthonie Cornelis Oudemans (1831-1895). Recherches sur la quantite d'ether contenue dans les liquides. . .. Addition a la premiere livraison des Recherches astronomiques de l'Observatoire d'Utrecht.

By: HOEK, Martinus (1834-1873).

Price: $120.00

Publisher: The Hague:, Martinus Nijhoff, 1861.: 1861

Seller ID: S6315

Two works in one volume. 4to. viii, 71, [1]; viii, 94 pp. [Pages 93 and 94 of the second work are each 2 large folding tables.] 2 folding plates with 25 figs.; tables (2 folding). Original printed wrappers; lacks rear cover, extremities chipped, brittle. Ex library bookplate and ms. notations. Good. RARE. FIRST EDITION. Hoek investigated optical phenomena in moving bodies (1861-1869). Fresnel had suggested, and Fizeau found through experimentation, that a moving object carries the "ether" along with it. By a modified setup Hoek reduced this experiment to a zero-method and confirmed th... View more info