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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

Condition: Good


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

A Defense of Galileo The Mathematician from Florence

By: Campanella, Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame Press: 1994

Seller ID: 10220

ISBN: 0268008698

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


KB19...xi, 157 pp. Bibliography, notes. Cream paper DJ is clean and unmarked, small notch at bottom of spine, book itself is clean and unmarked, virtually as new. Very nice copy ; 8.6 X 5.6 X 0.8 inches; 232 pages 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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Aristoteles Darstellung und Interpretation seines Denkens

By: During, Ingemar

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Heidelberg, Carl Winter: 1966

Seller ID: 8258

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Good


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

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

Price: $1,175.00

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

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9352

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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 with spine title, renewed endpapers, title page has some damage and has been remounted, occasional worming in margins, some oc... View more info

Astronomical Thought in Renaissance England A study of the English scientific writings from 1500 to 1645

By: Johnson, Francis R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins Press: 1937

Seller ID: 9450

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xv, 357pp + 4 unnumbered pages. Book has dark blue cloth hardcover with gold text on spine and design on front cover. Sunning on spine and covers, bumping on head and tail. Ex-library with book plate on front pastedown, removed pockets from back pastedown and back flyleaf, white markings on spine, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 376 pages View more info

Early Chinese Jades

By: Pope-Hennessy, Una

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1923

Seller ID: 8677

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

S. Chandrasekhar The man behind the legend

By: Wali, Kameshwar C. (Ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1999

Seller ID: 9512

ISBN: 1860940382

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


ix, 223pp + 4 unnumbered pages. Frontis, references, notes, photographs, list of contributors. Book has grey cloth hardcover with gold text on spine. Ex-library with stamps, markings, and removed pocket on back pastedown, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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