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Die Entdec...
Auer, A.,
Die Entdeckung des Naturselbstdruckes oder die Erfindung ganzen Herbarien, Stoffen, Spitzen, Stickereien und überhaupt allen Originalien und Copien... als auch mit natürlichen Farben auf weissem Papiere Abdrücke, dem Originale identisch gleich, gewinnen kann,.. bedarf. Vorgelesen in der mathem. naturw. Classe der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Wien. (Privilegirt am 12. October 1852, Z. 7698).
Wien, K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1854. 4to (33.0 x 25.8 cm). 75 pp. of text in double column in four languages; German, English, Italian and French. With 15 (of 19) nature printed plates and four lithographed facsimile letters at the end. Later blind black morocco over green cloth boards.
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€1,250.00
Rare first edition of Auer's most famous publication
Collection...
Becquerel, H.
Collection of six early papers on radioactivity, from "comptes rendus... de l'academie des sciences", 1896-1901.
Paris, Académie des Sciences, 1896-1901. Six papers in one. 4to (26.6 x 20.3 cm). 30 pp. Old style blue stiff paper boards. Two title pages of the Comptes Rendus (for 1896 and 1899) bound in.
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€950.00
A collection of rare, early papers on radio activity
Miscellane...
Clairaut, J. B., a.o.
Miscellanea Berolinensia ad incrementum scientiarum ex scriptis Societati Regiae Scientiarum exhibitis. Edita, continuatio III, sive Tomus IV. Cum figuris et indice materiarum.
Berolini, Johann Andreas Rüdiger, 1734. Small 4to (20.5 x 16.0 cm). vi, 405 pp.; 11 mostly folded engraved plates. Contemporary full mottled calf. Spine with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands; compartments rich gilt, red morocco label with gilt title. Edges speckled red.
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€1,250.00
A fine collection of astronomical, geographical, mathematical and other researches
Über die M...
Einstein, A.
Über die Möglichkeit einer neuen Prüfung des Relativitätsprinzips [AND] Bemerkungen zu der Notiz von Hrn. Paul Ehrenfest: "Die Translation deformierbarer Elektronen und der Flächensatz" [AND] Über die vom Relativitätsprinzip geforderte Trägheit der Energie.
Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1907. 8vo (21.0 x 13.8 cm). pp. 197-198, 206-208, 371-384, in: Annalen der Physik, 4e Folge, Band 23(6-7), viii, 1,000 pp.; several plates. Later black half cloth over marbled boards, spine with handwritten paper label.
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€850.00
Three important original papers by Albert Einstein
On the Geo...
Herschel, W.
On the Georgium Sidus.
London, The Royal Society, 1783. 4to (26.0 x 20.4 cm). 14 pp. Later, period style, marbled wrappers.
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€1,750.00
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G. G. Leib...
Leibniz, G. W.
G. G. Leibnitii Responsio ad Dn. Nic. Fatii Duillerii imputationes. Accessit nova Artis Analyticae promotio specimine indicata, dum designatione per numeros assumtitios loco literarum, Algebra ex Combinatoria Arte lucem capit. (Pages 198-208, in: Acta Eruditorum).
Lipsiae, J. Grossius, 1700. Small 4to (19.6 x 15.8 cm). pp. 198-208, in the complete volume for the year 1700, containing a total of 586 pp. and ten plates. Contemporary vellum binding with leather title label and gilt lettering.
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€1,800.00
The Leibniz versus Newton controversy over the invention of calculus
De electri...
Lorentz, H. A.
De electrische stroom. Oude en nieuwe denkbeelden. In: Herdenking van het 150-jarige bestaan van het Bataafsch Genootschap der Proefondervindelijke Wijsbegeerte te Rotterdam. 1769 - 17 augustus - 1919.
Rotterdam, Bataafsch Genootschap der Proefondervindelijke Wijsbegeerte te Rotterdam, 1919. 4to (26.0 x 22.0 cm). 25 [49] pp.; 12 text figures. Later quarter cloth over original printed wrappers (society's logo printed on rear wrapper).
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€450.00
A rare and little-known paper by Hendrik Lorentz
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
Arithmétiq...
Newton, I.
Arithmétique universelle de Newton, traduite du Latin en Français; avec des notes explicatives, par Noel Beaudeux.
Paris, Bernard, An X, 1802. Two volumes in two. 4to (26.5 x 19.5 cm). xxiv, 252; 257 pp., 14 engraved folding plates (eleven in volume I, three in volume II). Contemporary uniform full calf with gilt tooled borders and gilt stamp of the "Prix du Concours général de l'Academie de Paris" on both boards of both volumes. Spines with gilt floral vignettes and titles, floral borders and floral dentelles, marbled flyleaves, all edges gilt.
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€2,400.00
First French edition of Newton's "Arithmetica Universalis"