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Onderzoeki...
Heynsius, A.
Onderzoekingen gedaan in het Physiologisch Laboratorium der Leidsche Hoogeschool. Parts I-III.
Leiden, S. C. Van Doesburgh, 1869-1874. 8vo (22.3 x 14.7 cm). 629 [(v), 175; (ii), 227; (ii), 218] pp. with three nice lithographed title vignettes (tissue guarded) showing the Leiden laboratory and six lithographed plates. Contemporary pebbled cloth over marbled boards. Gilt lines and title on the spine. Patterned endpapers.
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€250.00
Early biochemistry in the Netherlands
Ambrae his...
Klobius, J.
Ambrae historiam ad omnipotentis dei gloriam, et hominum sanitatem.
Wittenberg, Mevius and Schumacher, Typis Henckel, 1666. 8vo (20.3 x 16.6 cm). Title page, [vi], 76 pp., three engraved plates and one folded engraved map of the world including the "Terra Australis incognita" and a peculiar map of "Iapan Olim Chrÿse". Contemporary vellum; spine with small morocco label with author's name and abridged title. Blue-grey edges. Preserved in a 20th century green cloth box (22.3 x 18.0 x 2.3 cm) with gilt lettered morocco label.
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€2,800.00
Rare, early work on amber and ambergris
Recherches...
Lamarck, J. B. P. A. de Monet de
Recherches sur les causes des principaux faits physiques et particulièrement sur celles de la combustion, l'élévation de l'eau dans l'état de vapeurs, de la chaleur produite par le frottement des corps solides entre eux; de la chaleur qui se rend sensible dans les décompositions subites, dans les effervescences et dans les corps de beaucoup d'animaux pendant la durée de leur vie; de la causticité, de la saveur et de l'odeur de certains composés; de la couleur des corps; de l'origine des composés et de tous les minéraux, enfin l'entretien de la vie des êtres organiques, de leur accroisement, de leur état de vigueur, de leur dépérissement et de leur mort. Avec une planche. Tome premier - tome second. [Complete].
Paris, Maradan, 1794. Two volumes in two. 8vo (19.8 x 12.2 cm). xvi, 375; 412 pp., one folding table, one engraved plate. Uniform later full sheep. Spines with two red morocco labels with gilt ornamental bands and title.
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€750.00
Lamarck's first work in the field of chemistry and mineralogy
Three impo...
Lorentz, H. A. [AND] J. H. Van ' t Hoff [AND] W. Einthoven
Three important papers by Nobel Prize winners.
Haarlem, Les Héritiers Loosjes, 1886. 8vo (23.6 x 15.0 cm). v, 454 pp., 12 plates. Original printed wrappers.
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€750.00
A mint copy
Pratique d...
Matte La Faveur, S.
Pratique de chymie, divisée en quatre parties, par S. Matte La Faveur, distillateur & demonstrateur ordinaire de la chymie en la faculté de Medecine de Montpelier. Avec un avis sur les eaux minerales.
Montpelier, Daniel Pech, 1671 [1672]. Small 8vo (15.7 x 9.8 cm). [x], 360, 10 (explanatory leaves), [xxxii] pp. Engraved (armorial) frontispiece, 14 engraved plates on 12 large, folded leaves, one being a table of chemical symbols. Contemporary full calf. Spine with five raised bands, rich gilt compartments with floral vignettes and gilt title. Edges mottled red.
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€14,000.00
Extremely rare complete copy, with all the plates, of a ground-breaking work on distillation
Bemerkunge...
Mayer, J. R.
Bemerkungen über die Kräfte der unbelebten Natur.
Heidelberg, C. F. Winter, 1842. 8vo (19.2 x 12.0 cm). 8 pp. Later olive buckram with gilt title and logo of the Chemists' Club on the spine.
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€1,500.00
PMM 323
Annales de...
Morveau [L. B. G.] De, [A.] Lavoisier, et al.
Annales de Chimie; ou recueil de mémoires concernant la chimie et les arts qui en dépendent. Volumes I-XI.
Paris, Hôtel Serpente, 1789-1791. Eleven volumes in eleven. 8vo (19.3 x 12.7 cm). Over 3,000 pp., several engraved plates and tables. Uniform original boards with multi-coloured stamped paper spines and labels with handwritten titles.
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€1,000.00
The start, in nice and peculiar bindings
A nice col...
[Photography and Photogravures]
A nice collection of 154 extracts from the Comptes Rendus des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences from 1841 to 1915.
Paris, Académie des Sciences, 1841-1915. 4to (ca. 26 x 21 cm). In a later, custom-made blue box (29.5 x 23.5 x 7.0 cm) with a printed label on the front (top) board.
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€3,600.00
A who's who of early photography
Atomic bom...
[Photography]
Atomic bombs: Operation Crossroads, "Able" and "Baker" events.
Bikini, [not published], 1946. Two original photo prints. Each 25.4 x 20.6 cm.
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€2,400.00
From a direct witness: the first Bikini bombs, exploding
An account...
Priestley, J.
An account of further discoveries in air. [AND: Observations on different kinds of air].
London, The Royal Society, 1775. 4to (24.2 x 18.6 cm). 11 pp. Later red cloth with gilt title on the spine [AND] 4to (23.0 x 18.0 cm). 118 pp.; one large, double-folded plate. Later marbled wrappers.
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€2,000.00
The discovery of oxygen
An account...
Priestley, J.
An account of further discoveries in air.
London, The Royal Society, 1775. 4to (24.2 x 18.6 cm). 11 pp. Later red cloth with gilt title on the spine.
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€1,500.00
The discovery of oxygen
Ueber Krys...
Radlkofer, L. [A. T.] [AND] A. F. W. Schimper
Ueber Krystalle proteinartiger Körper, pflanzlichen und thierischen Ursprungs. [AND] Untersuchungen über die Proteinkrystalloide der Pflanzen.
Leipzig, W. Engelmann, 1859. Two papers in one. 8vo 921.2 x 13.8 cm). xiv, 154 pp.; three lithographed plates (one partly hand-coloured). Original printed wrappers bound in. 19th-century half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with handwritten label. Speckled edges.
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€120.00
A very rare work on crystals in plants and animals