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1 Dickson's balloon almanac, for the year of our Lord, 1800. Being one of the Centurial Years, not Bissextile. Adapted to Pennsylvania and the neighbouring states.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Printed and sold by W. & R. Dickson, in Queen-Street, north of the courthouse, [1799]. 
Quarto. [40]pp. Illustrated wrappers. Evans 35408; Drake, M. Almanacs, 10517. A small hall on the lower wrapper affecting a few letters of text. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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2 The Naturalist's Pocket Magazine; or, Compleat Cabinet of Nature.
London: printed for Harrison, Cluse, and Co. no 78, Fleet Street, 1798-1800. 
Duodecimo. Eight volumes. Lacks volume VIII. Volumes have contents list with names of plates for the entire volume. Individual issues lack chronological designation. Volume title-pages lack chronological designation. First twenty numbers lack collected issue title-page. Mixed set. Contemporary calf, repaired. One volume in a different binding. Colored plates. NCBEL, II:1312; Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 110; ESTC P6705. Lacks a few plates, but with a number of duplicate plates. 
Price: 11000.00 USD
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3 Atkyns, Arabella [pseudonym]. The Family Magazine: in Two Parts Containing Useful Directions in all the Branches of House-Keeping and Cookery.
London: printed for J.Osborn 1741. 
Octavo. xiv, [ii], 123, [iii], [ii], 324pp. First edition. Part II has a separate title-page, pagination and register. Contemporary calf, repaired. Illustrated in the text. Oxford, English Cookery Books. Oxford p. 71; Maclean p. 49; Bitting p. 550; Cagle 673; Pennell p.150; Simon 658; ESTC T87836 
Price: 550.00 USD
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4 Bacon, Francis. The Twoo Bookes of Francis Bacon. Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Humane.
London: Printed [by Thomas Purfoot and Thomas Creede] for Henrie Tomes, and are to be sold at his shop at Graies Inne Gate in Holborne, 1605. 
Quarto. In two parts. [1], 45, 118 [i.e., 121]ff. A4-L4; M2; Aa4-Ggg4; Hhh2. First edition. Blank leaf present, but two errata leaves absent. C4r with the first state reading 'maniable.' Contemporary vellum, repaired by Bernard Middleton. From the library of C.R. Lowell, with his bookplate and his rubber stamp on each title-page. Also, on first title-page, an ownership inscription: "bibca Williams Scptio, 1813." Pforzheimer 36; Gibson 81; Grolier, Langland to Wither, 12; Grolier/Horblit 8a; Norman 97; STC 1164. Bound with: Sandys, Edwin. A relation of the state of religion. 
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5 Barrow, John. Dissertatio medica, inauguralis, de catarrho.
Edinburgi: Apud Balfour et Smellie, Academiae Typographos, 1785. 
Octavo. [6], 32pp. []3, A4-D4. With the half-title present. Wrappers. ESTC N6341. Presentation copy. 
Price: 160.00 USD
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6 Barry, Sir Edward, Barrister. Observations Historical, Critical and Medical, on the Wines of the Ancients. And the Analogy Between Them and Modern Wines. With General Observations on the Principles and Qualities of Water, and in particular those of Bath.
London: Printed for T. Cadell in the Strand, 1775. 
Quarto. xii, 479, [i]pp. []2, a4, B4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Ppp4. First edition. Half brown calf over maroon cloth. With an engraved title and frontispiece or engraved plate between pages 160-161. Maclean, p. 8; Simon 168; Vicaire, pp. 66-67. 
Price: 1700.00 USD
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7 Barth, Johann Matthäus. Schediasma physicum, quo novum consilium, barometra phosphorescentia, sive in vacuo suo ad agitationem noctu fulgurantia conficiendi, primum in lucem editur, rationesque totius negotii verosimillimae praemittuntur.
Vitembergae: Apvd Ioannem Lvdov. Meiselivm, 1715. 
Quarto. [iv]ff. []4. Disbound. Highly uncommon; On-line WorldCat identifies five institutions with copies, all in Europe. 
Price: 1300.00 USD
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8 Bekker, Balthasar. Le monde enchanté: ou, Examen des communs sentimens touchant les esprits, leur nature, leur pouvoir, leur administration, & leurs opérations. Et touchant les éfets que les hommes sont capables de produire par leur communication & leur vertu, divisé en quatre parties.
A Amsterdam: Chez Pierre Rotterdam, libraire sur le Vygendam, 1694 
Duodecimo. Four volumes. I: [lxviii]ff., 387, [v]pp.; II: [xii]ff., 733, [vii]pp.; III: [xviii]ff., 484, [iv]pp.; IV: [xvi]ff., 727, [ix]pp. [last leaf blank]. I: *8, **12-******12, A12-Q12, R4; II: *12, A12-Z12, AA12-FF12; III: *12, **6, A12-U12, X4; IV:*12, **4, A12-Z12, AA12-GG12, HH8. Final leaf of volume one is the errata. Includes indexes. Volumes 2-4 have special title-pages. Contemporary mottled calf, repaired. All edges gilt. Volune one has metalcut frontispiece portrait of the author and six plates in volume four. From the library of Frances Mary Richardson Currer, with her bookplate in each volume. This item may not be in the catalogue compiled by Charles James Stewart, "A Catalogue of the Library collected by Miss Richardson Currer at Eshton Hall, Craven, Yorkshire." Caillet 915; Graesse, Bibliotheca Magica 62; Cornell, Witchcraft 42. 
Price: 1400.00 USD
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9 Bernard, Claude. Leçons sur la Physiologie et la Pathologie du Système Nerveux.
Paris: J.-B. Baillière et Fils, 1858. 
Octavo. 2 volumes. I: VIII, 520 pages; II: 4, 560 pages. First edition. Unopened. In the original wrappers. In a clamshell box. Illustrated with 65 plates. GARRISON-MORTON 1399; WALLER 957; OSLER 1509. Ths work provides the first description of "Horner's syndrome." Fine. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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10 Bernard, Claude. Leçons sur les Propriétés Physiologiques et les Altérations Pathologiques des Liquides de l'Organisme.
Paris: J.-B. Baillière et Fils, 1859. 
Octavo. 2 volumes. I: XVI, 524 pages; II: 480 pages, and 8 pages of ads. First edition. Unopened. In the original wrappers. In a clamshell box. Illustrated with numerous plates. GARRISON-MORTON 1234.1; Heirs of Hippocrates 1796; NORMAN 203; WALLER 963. Fine. 
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11 Bohr, Niels Henrik David. On the Quantum Theory of Line-Spectra, I-III.
København, Hovedkommissionaer: Andr. Fred. Høst & Søn, Kgl. Hof-Boghandel, Bianco Lunos Bogtrykkeri, 1918. , 1918, 1922. 
Quarto. Three parts, all published. Rebound in library cloth, retaining original wrappers. Foreedge and lower margin of upper cover and foreedge margin of lower cover reinforced with tape. A very fine copy. Released from an institutional library, with appropriate stamps, none on the book itself. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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12 Boyle, Robert. The Works of the Honorable Robert Boyle. In five volumes. To which is prefixed the Life of the Author.
London: printed for A. Millar, opposite Catharine-Street, in the Strand, 1744. 
Folio. Five volumes. I: 5ff., 152, 584pp.; II: 2ff., 566pp.; III: 2ff., 652pp.; IV: 2ff., 556pp.; V: 2ff., 736pp., 43ff. Titles printed in red-and-black with an engraved vignette. Contemporary calf. With an engraved frontispiece portrait by B. Baron after Kerseboom and fifteen plates. Fulton 240; Sotheran I, 519; DSB, II, 377-82; Roberts & Trent, p.52; ESTC T4460. First collected edition, and the only one in folio, edited by Boyle's biographer, Thomas Birch. 
Price: 4500.00 USD
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13 Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de. Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux.
Paris: De L'Imprimerie Royale, 1770-1785. 
Octavo. Eighteen volumes. I: [vi], xxxvi, 352pp.; II: [vi], 351pp.; III: [viii], 417pp.; IV: [viii], 405pp.; V: xxiii, 456pp.; VI: [xii], 246, clxxvii, [i]pp.; VII: xii, 430pp.; VIII: 418, xlvipp.; xv, IX: xii, 472pp.; X: xiv, 316, xlvipp.; XI: xx, 495pp.; XII: xii, 482, [i]pp.; XIII: xix, 446pp.; XIV: xii, 360, lxxiipp.; XV: xvi, 439pp.; XVI: viii, 326, cliipp.; XVII: viii, 484pp.; XVIII: iv, 135, [i], xlvi, 486pp. I: []3, a122, b6, A12-O12, P8; II: []3, A12-O12, P8; III: []4, A12-R12, S6 (- S6 blank); IV: []4, A12-R12 (- R12 blank); V: *12 (- *1 and *2, blank and half-title), A12-T12; VI: *6, A12-L12, a12-f12, g8; VII: a6, A12-S12 (- S12 blank); VIII: a8, A12-T12, V4; IX: []2, a4, A12-T12, V8; X: a8 (a8 blank), A12-P12, Q2 (Q2 blank); XI: *10, A12-U12, X8; XII: *6, A12-U12, X2; XIII: []4, a6, A12-S12, T8 (T8 blank); XIV: a6, A12-R12, S10; XV: a8, A12-S12, T4; XVI: []2, a2, A12-V12 (V12 blank); XVII: []4, A12-V12, X2; XVIII: []2, A12-Z12, Aa12-Dd12, Ee10. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. All edges marbled. Margin of last page of volume 13 missing a small piece, without affecting any text. With 264 plates. The plates are after De Sève and depict the birds in their natural surroundings including nice architectural design. Anker 75; Ronsil 413; Nissen IVB, 160. A very good set. 
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14 Böhme, Jakob. Alle de Theosoophsche of Godwijze Werken Van den Godzaligen en Hoogverlichten Jacob Böhme, Anders genaamd, Teutonicus Philosophus.
T'Amsterdam: Voor Fredrik Vorster, Boekverkooper op de Lauw'rier-graft, 1686. 
Quarto. [xxxviii], 461pp. With an additional title-page, engraved, bearing the title, "De Wortel of moeder der philosophia, astrologia, en theologia." No more published. Contemporary vellum. With six engraved plates by Jan Luyken. A very uncommon item. 
Price: 3500.00 USD
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15 Carre, Louis. Méthode pour la mesure des surfaces, la dimension des solides, leurs centres de pésanteur, de pércussion et d'oscillation par l'application du calcul intégral.
Paris: Chez Jean Boudot, libraire de l'Académie Royal des Sciences, 1700. 
Quarto. viff., 116pp. a4, e2, A4-O4, P2. First edition. Contemporary calf, repaired. With perspectival projections of geometrical solid bodies on four folding engraved plates. The plates with explanatory figures can be folded out in such a way that they can be studied while solving the problems given in text. Poggendorff I, 383-384; Sotheran I, 704; not in Honeyman Collection. First edition of the first complete work on integral calculus. 
Price: 5500.00 USD
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16 Chauvin, Etienne. Lexicon Philosophicum. Secundis Curis ... ita tum Recognitum & Castigatum; tim variae variis in locis illustratum; tum passim quammultis accessionibus auctum & locupletatum, ut denuo quasi Novum Opus in lucem prodeat.
Leovardiæ: Excudit Franciscus Halma, 1713. 
Folio. xiv, 720pp. pi2, [*]2, **2, A4-Z4, AA4-ZZ4, AAA4-ZZZ4, AAAA4-XXXX4. With an added engraved title-page. Engraved title vignette on title-page. With the half-title present. Title-page in red-and-black. Second enlarged edition. Contemporary calf, rebacked. With a frontispiece portrait of Chauvin and 30 fold-out plates depicting all types of physical and chemical experiments, etc. Poggendorff I, 427. 
Price: 1150.00 USD
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17 Clark, Paul F. Alice in Virusland.
Madison, Wisconsin: American Society of Bacteriologists. 1938. 
Octavo. Offprint from the 'Journal of Bacteriology.' 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 Cooke, James. Mellificium Chirurgiae: Or, The Marrow Of Chirurgery Much Enlarged. To which is now added Anatomy, Illustrated with twelve Brass Cuts, And also the Marrow of Physick: Both in the newest way.
London: Printed by J.D. for Benj. Shirley, 1676. Medicine Surgery 
Octavo. [10] leaves, 872, [16] pages. Third edition of this surgical manual, the first to include the 'Anatomy' and the illustrations. In a contemporary calf binding, repaired. Frontispiece portrait of the author by R. White, six plates in the anatomical section, and five other plates of surgical instruments. Wing C6014; Wellcome II p. 386. 
Price: 4000.00 USD
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19 Edwards, Frederick, Jun. On the extravagant use of fuel in cooking operations, with a short account of Benjamin Count of Rumford, and his economical systems, and numerous practical suggestions adapted for domestic use.
London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1869. 
Octavo. ix, 47pp. Cloth, spine missing. However, a large part of it is saved between the front pastedown and free endpaper. Illustrated with plates. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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20 Emerson, William [+ TWO More Works]. Mechanics, or the doctrine of motion. The projection of the sphere. The laws of centripetal and centrifugal force.
London: Printed for J. Nourse, in the Strand; bookseller in ordinary to His Majesty, 1769. 
Octavo. iv, 148pp. A6-Z6, Aa6-Mm6, Nn2. Second edition. First edition of the Abridgement. Modern calf over marbled boards. With 9 folded leaves of plates. ESTC T77183. Bound with: Emerson, William, The projection of the sphere, orthographic, stereographic, and gnomonical ..., and, Emerson, William, The laws of centripetal and centrifugal force ... 
Price: 600.00 USD
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