Category: Science Bibliography


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Inventaire des Periodiques Scientifiques des Bibliotheques de Paris. Dresse sous la direction de M. Alfred Lacroix; par M. Leon Bultingaire, . . .Fascicule I, II, III, V, VI [Supplement I + II].

By: Academie des Sciences, Institut de France.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris:, Masson, 1924-1929.: 1924

Seller ID: BL3725

5 of 6 volumes. 8vo. xv, 320; 321-640; 641-976; xv, 283; xvi, 532 pp. Later quarter calf, marbled boards; worn, vols. V + VI lacks spines. Edges waterstained, paper browned. Bookplate of the Library of the American Museum of Natural History. As is. From 1924-25 there was in total 1102 pages making up the complete catalogue of the library holdings, issued in 8 parts. View more info

Bibliographia Kepleriana. Ein fuhrer durch das gedruckte schrifttum von Johannes Kepler. Im auftrag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften unter mitarbeit von Ludwig Rothenfelder.

By: CASPAR, Max, 1880-1956.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Munchen:, C. H. Beck'sche, 1936.: 1936

Seller ID: S1002

4to. 158 pp. 80 illus., facsims. (some printed in red and black), index. Original linen, facs. signature on front covers, printed dust-jacket. Publisher's slip-case. Fine. FIRST EDITION of this essential bibliographic work on Kepler. Heavily annotated. First Edition. View more info

The Antiquarian Scientist: Antiquarian Science, Medicine, and Instruments. Catalogs 10, 12-14, 16-18.

By: GIORDANO, Raymond V.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Amesbury, MA:, Antiquarian Scientist, [1981-1986].: 1981

Seller ID: S11327

7 volumes. 8vo. [Various paginations]. Most volumes with holograph pencil or ink date to front cover. Original printed wrappers. Very good. Catalogues from Massachusetts bookseller Raymond Giordano, focusing largely on the history of science and medicine. View more info

Literature on the History of Physics in the 20th Century.


Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California:, Office for History of Science and Technology, 1981.: 1981

Seller ID: RH1113

Series: Berkeley Papers in History of Science, V. 8vo. ix, 485 pp. Indices. Printed wrappers; tanned spine. Fine. Rare. ISBN: 09181020122 View more info

The Celebrated Library of Harrison D. Horblit Esq. Removed from Ridgefield, Connecticut. Part I: Early Science, Navigation & Travel Including Americana with a Few Medical Books. Parts I & II: (A-C) and (D-G). [All Published].

By: HORBLIT, Harrison D.; Sotheby-London.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London:, Sotheby, 1974.: 1974

Seller ID: BL4512

2 volumes. 4to. Profusely illustrated. Green gilt-stamped cloth. Fine. 502 lots. With prices realized for Part II. Famously, this sale was cancelled/pulled. Horblit was able to wrest his books back away from Sotheby. He later partly sold his collection to H.P. Kraus and gave a portion to Harvard. Even so, this collection is one of the key collections in the history of science formed in the 20th century. See: Basbanes, A Gentle Madness. View more info

Catalogo Degli Strumenti del Museo di Storia della Scienza. Con 89 illustrazioni e 16 tavole fuori testo.

By: Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza (Italy); Andrea Corsini.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Firenze:, Leo S. Olschki, 1954.: 1954

Seller ID: S6653

248 x 174 mm. 8vo. vii, 394 pp. 16 plates, index; plate extremities yellowed. Printed wrappers; extremities slightly worn and browned. Ownership signature of Martha Teach Gnudi. Very good. View more info

Biographisch-Literarisches Handworterbuch zur Geschichte der exacten Wissenschaften enthaltend Nachweisungen uber Lebensverhaltnisse und Leistungen von Mathematikern, Astronomen, Physikern, Chemikern, Mineralogen, Geologen usw. aller Volker und Zeiten. 4 volumes in 6.

By: POGGENDORFF, Johann Christian (1796-1877).

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Amsterdam:, B.M. Israel, 1965.: 1965

Seller ID: BL3948

4 volumes (in 6-complete). 8vo. viii, 1583; 1467; viii, 846; (849)-1496; xii, 930; (933)-1718 pp. Red cloth. Very good. "In the course of his fifty-two years editorship of the Annalen Poggendorff could not fail to acquire an unusual acquaintance with the labors of modern men of science. This knowledge, joined to what he had gathered by historical reading of equally unusual extent, he carefully digested and gave to the world in his Biographisch-literarisches Handworterbuch zur Geschichte der exacten Wissenschaften, containing notices of the lives and labors of mathematicians, astronomers, ... View more info

Bibliotheca Mechanica.

By: ROBERTS, Verne L. & Ivy TRENT.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York:, Jonathan Hill, (1991).:

Seller ID: S11385

LIMITED EDITION OF 1100 copies. 4to. xiv, 391 pp. Frontispiece, 49 illustrations. Quarter gilt-stamped beige cloth over illustrated paper-backed boards. Fine. A beautiful alphabetical presentation and description of a library of some 1,200 books on mechanics. View more info

The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts. Part I, Printed Books A-B which will be sold by auction by Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co.

By: Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London]:, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., [1978.: 1978

Seller ID: S6686

Volume I. 275 x 200 mm. 4to. No pagination. Color frontis., figs., illus. Gray printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

Scientific Books, Libraries and Collectors. A Study of Bibliography and the Book Trade in Relation to Science.

By: THORTON, John L. & R. I. J. TULLY.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London:, The Library Association, 1962.: 1962

Seller ID: S6692

Second, revised edition. 220 x 143 mm. 8vo. xiii, 406 pp. Frontis., 16 plates, bibliog., index. Blue cloth, dust jacket; jacket extremities chipped and very worn. Ownership signature of Martha Teach Gnudi, Jake Zeitlin plate. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

Catalogue of the Wheeler Gift of Books, Pamphlets and Periodicals in the Library of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers.

By: WEAVER, William D. (ed.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York:, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, 1909.: 1909

Seller ID: BL3614

Two Volumes. 8vo. Vii, 504; 475 pp. 2 frontispiece portraits, indices. Gilt-stamped mustard yellow cloth with green colored spine labels; rubbed (mostly colored spine). Burndy bookplates. Very good. View more info

A Checklist of Linneana 1735-1835 in the University of Kansas Libraries.

By: WILLIAMS, Terrence.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lawrence:, (University of Kansas Press), 1964.: 1964

Seller ID: BL3617

University of Kansas Publications, Library Series, 20. 23 cm. [x], 73 pp. Index. Origianl printed wrappers. Very good +. View more info

Highly Important Natural History Books and Autographs, including Audubon's Birds of America, and an extensive collection of his manuscripts.


Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York:, Christie, Manson & Woods International, 1977.: 1977

Seller ID: BL3047

Christie's sales catalog. 8vo. 115 pp. Numerous illus., including color. Red and black on gray boards; extremities rubbed. Burndy bookplate, Mordechai Feingold's copy. Very good. View more info

Rare and Interesting Books on Science Mainly Related to Transport and Technology.


Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford:, B. H. Blackwell, 1969.: 1969

Seller ID: BL3079

Catalogue 865 from Blackwell's. 8vo. 203 pp. Illus. Pictorial printed wrappers with printed spine label; added spine label "transportation". Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

Planete: La Premiere Revue de Bibliotheque; 17.

By: [BOSCOVICH, Roger] PAUWELS, Louis.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris:, Retz, July/August 1964.: 1964

Seller ID: RH1031

8vo. 159 pp. Illus. Printed wrappers. Very good. Within this journal is a paper by Jacques Bergier on Boscovich, "Un mutant au XVIIIe siecle: Roger Boscovich." View more info

The Cole Library of Early Medicine and Zoology. Catalogue of books, monographs and principal papers. Part II. 1800 to the present day and Supplement to Part I.

By: [COLE] EALES, Nellie B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reading:, University of Reading, 1975.: 1975

Seller ID: BL3741

ISBN: 070490148X

Part II only. 4to. xviii, 428 pp. Original printed red wrappers. ISBN: 070490148X View more info

Nicolaus Copernicus 1473-1973; His Revolutions and His Revolution. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Manuscripts & Books.

By: [Copernicus] CHAPIN, Seymour L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania:, Linderman Library, Lehigh University, 1973.: 1973

Seller ID: RH1255

29 cm. 49 pp. Illustrated. Pictorial red stamped over gray printed wrappers; corner dented. Very good. Limited to 1500 copies printed on the Plantin Press of Saul & Lillian Marks. View more info

The Crone Library: books on the art of navigation left by Dr. Ernst Crone to the Scheepvaart Museum in 1975 and books on the same subject acquired by the museum previously. Including a biography, a short history of the art of navigation in the Netherlands and a list of the Crone collection of nautical instruments.

By: [Crone Library] PETERS, Hubert J.M.W.

Price: $67.00

Publisher: Nieuwkoop, Amsterdam:, De Graaf (for The Vereeniging Nederlandsch Historisch Scheepvaart Museum), 1989.: 1989

Seller ID: BL3085

ISBN: 9060043723

Series: Bibliotheca Bibliographica Nerlandica, vol. XXVI. Large 8vo. lx, 805 pp. Portrait frontis., illus. Gilt-stamped blue cloth; head and corner bumped. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Collection of Dr. Ernest Crone (1891-1975). ISBN: 9060043723 View more info

John Dalton, 1766-1844: A Bibliography of Works By and About Him.

By: [DALTON, John] A. L. SMYTH.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Manchester, UK):, Manchester University Press, (1966).: 1966

Seller ID: S11300

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xvi, 114 pp. 11 plates, indices. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine, dust-jacket; jacket slightly torn with extremities worn. Very good in good jacket. First Edition. View more info

Robert Fulton, a biography.

By: [FULTON, Robert (1765-1815)] PHILIP, Cynthia Owen.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York:, Franklin Watts, 1985.: 1985

Seller ID: BL3091

ISBN: 0531097560

8vo. xii, 371 pp. Illus., index. White and red-stamped quarter black over gray boards, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0531097560 View more info