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Formation of the Scientific Mind

By: Bachelard, Gaston

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Manchester, Clinamen Press Ltd.: 2006

Seller ID: 9329


258pp + 8 unnumbered pages. Notes, index. Book has brown and white paper softcover with white and black text on covers and spine, illustration on front cover. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Philosophy of Science; 8.3464566844 X 5.3543307032 X 0.8661417314 inches; 266 pages View more info

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Histoire De La Faculté De Médecine De Laval

By: Boissonnault, Charles-Marie

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Quebec, Les Presses Universitaires Laval: 1953

Seller ID: 7098


438 pp. Blue softcover wraps. French text. Book is in good conditon. Covers slightly faded and edges somewhat bumped. Some pages uncut. Photo of author clipped on front fly page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

LE COMITE DES TRAVAUX HISTORIQUES ET SCIENTIFIQUES 3 Volumes Complete Set

By: Charmes, Xavier

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris, Imprimerie Nationale: 1886

Seller ID: 7700


497pp., 747pp., 770pp. Index in each volume. Some illustrations, mostly in Vol. 3. Original hard paper cartonnage covers are rubbed at the extremities and generally worn, with library spine labels and some brown shellac over the labels. Front boards have small library sticker. Interiors have small library marks, many pages never separated, clean and nice inside. A very heavy set, 10 lbs (4.5 kgs), will require additional shipping. ; HISTOIRE ET DOCUMENTS; Ex-Library... View more info

Aristoteles Darstellung und Interpretation seines Denkens

By: During, Ingemar

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Heidelberg, Carl Winter: 1966

Seller ID: 8258


xv, 670pp + 1 unnumbered page. German language, Greek language, indices, bibliography. Book has dark blue cloth cover with gold text on front cover and spine. Sunning on spine, wear on spine, back outer hinge is loose at the top, but remains attached. Minor marginalia and underlining throughout, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 686 pages View more info

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Studies in Ancient Technology, Volume 2 With 38 Figures and 7 Tables

By: Forbes, R. J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Leiden, E. J. Brill: 1965

Seller ID: 7144


Vi + 220 pp. Index at rear. Tan cloth boards. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks. Book is in good condition. Slightly spotted on exterior. Interior is clean with no marks. Very usable copy. ; Ex-Library; 220 pages View more info

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Trends in the Historiography of Science

By: Gavroglu, Kostas & Y. Christianidis & Efthymios Nicolaidis (Eds. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Dordrecht/boston/london, Kluwer Academic Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 7097


Xi + 451 pp. Index at rear. Edited volume with 32 articles by different contributors. All articles in English. Light blue DJ in excellent condition. Navy blue cloth boards. Book itself is also in excellent condition, very clean with no marks or wear. Very few pages are slightly bent at corners ; Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science. Volume 151; 9.50 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 460 pages View more info

Spiritali di Herone Alessandrino Ridotti in Lingua Volgare da Alessandro Giorgi da Urbino,

By: Hero of Alexandria; Heron; Giorgi, Alessandro, translator

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Urbino, Bartholomeo, e Simone Ragusij fratelli: 1592

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9352


Important 1592 Italian translation of Greek mathematician and engineer Hero (or Heron) of Alexander's Pneumatics, which describes his various mechanical inventions including the siphon, fire-engine, water-organ and other steam, air and water driven devices. The translator, Alessandro Giorgi, was the court mathematician to the Duke of Urbino to whom the book is dedicated. [4], 82 ff, 90 woodcut illustrations of various mechanical inventions. With 19th century vellum w... View more info

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Acta Eruditorum Anno MDCXCIV publicata.

By: Leibniz, Gottfried; Bernoulli; Buchner; Weidner, et al

Price: $499.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Gross, J. & Fritsch, J.T.: 1694

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8699


[ii], 518 pp. Index. 11 folding plates. In heavy cream card of the time, printed spine label, 3 sewn bands front and back. End papers renewed at the time of binding, paper is browned, there are some foxing spots, and some humidity marking throughout, long closed tear in the margin of 69/70, some marginal staining in 315-320, but otherwise clean and unmarked. The plates are clean and unmarked, as well, with some of the same browning but not as heavy as the text, except ... View more info

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Burydanizm w Polsce w Okresie Przedkopernikanskim. Studium z Historii Filozofii i Nauk Scislych na Uniwersytecie Krakowskim w sv Wieku

By: Markowski, Mieczyslaw

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wroclaw,Warsaw;Krakow;Gdansk, Polskiej Akademi: 1971

Seller ID: 005012


640 pp + ad. Index. Illustrated with plates. In Polish. Pale yellow dust jacket are generally worn, some chipping around all edges, flaps intact. Book covers are clean, hint of wear at top and bottom edge, interior has some pencil on first blank, webbing visible at title page, otherwise clean and sturdy. Studia Copernicana II. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

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Acta Eruditorum Anno MDCXCIII publicata.

By: Mencke, Otto; Leibniz, Gottfried; Johann Friedrich; Bernoulli; et al

Price: $699.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Georg, Johann: 1693

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8569


[ii], 545, [46] pp.. Indices. 6 folding tables In heavy cream card of the time, printed spine label, 3 sewn bands front and back. End papers renewed at the time of binding, paper is browned, there are some foxing spots, and some humidity marking throughout but otherwise clean and unmarked. The plates are clean and unmarked, as well, with some of the same browning but not as heavy as the text. Acta Eruditorum was founded in 1682 in Leipzig by Otto Mencke, who became ... View more info

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Acta Eruditorum Anno MDCXCII publicata.

By: Mencke, Otto; Leibniz; Gottfried; Grosse, Johann; Gleditsch, Johann Friedrich; Bernoulli; Nuck; de Vries, Grotius, et al

Price: $799.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Georg, Johann: 1692

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8445


[ii], 570, [28] pp. Indices. 13 folding plates. In heavy cream card of the time, printed spine label, 3 sewn bands front and back. End papers renewed at the time of binding, some worming to the first few leaves, title page remounted, one leaf remounted, paper is browned, there are some foxing spots, and some humidity marking throughout but otherwise clean and unmarked. The plates are clean and unmarked, as well, with some of the same browning but not as heavy as the ... View more info

Early Chinese Jades

By: Pope-Hennessy, Una

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1923

Seller ID: 8677


xx, 148pp + 260 unnumbered pages. Index, bibliography, plates. Book has brown cloth cover with gold text on spine. Wear on covers and spine, wear on corners, bumping on head and tail. Slight yellowing on edges of pages, bookplate on front pastedown. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 428 pages View more info

The Geographical Lore of the Time of the Crusades A study in the history of medieval science and tradition in western Europe

By: Wright, John Kirtland

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1965

Seller ID: 8416


xxxii, 563pp + 9 unnumbered pages. Illustrations, bibliography, index. Book has beige softcover with black text on covers and spine, illustration on front cover. Corners are slightly bent, slight creasing on spine, slight wear on spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 604 pages View more info