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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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A collection of rare, early papers on radio activity

Bernoulli, J.

Analysis magni problematis isoperimetrici.

Leipzig, J. Gross, T. Fritsch & F. Groschuf, 1701. Small 4to (18.5 x 16.0 cm). 16 pp. [numbered 213-228]. Contemporary full blind vellum. Red edges.

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The first correct solution of the isoperimetric problem

Browne, W.

Dr. Gregory's elements of catoptrics and dioptrics. To which is added I. A method for finding the foci of all specula as well as lens's universally. As also for...

London, E. Curll, J. Pemberton and W. Taylor, 1715. 8vo (18.6 x 11.5 cm). 228 pp. [xvi, 111, 1-72, 65-93]; three large, multifolded plates. Contemporary full calf, elaborately blind-tooled boards. Edges speckled red.

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The very rare first English edition

Chastre, R. de la

Le prototype ou tres-parfait et analogique exemplaire de l'art chimicq; a la phisique ou philosophie de la science naturelle. Contenant les causes principes &...

Paris, J. A. Joallin, 1620. Small 8vo (10.2 x 15.8 cm). Title page, [vii], 136, [xiv] pp. Contemporary mottled calf. Spine with gilt lines and floral vignettes. Red morocco label with gilt short-title. Marbled endpapers. Red edges.

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Extremely rare work on creating the Philosopher's Stone, by a French nobleman

Chevreul, [M.] E.

D'une erreur de raisonnement très-fréquente dans les sciences du ressort de la philosophie naturelle qui concernent le concret, expliquée par les derniers écrits de...

Paris, Firmin-Didot [For the Académie des Sciences de l'Institut de France], 1878. Large 4to (28.2 x 22.5 cm). 802 pp. [3-102; 1-327; 321-702]; 16 plates of which several coloured. Original blue printed boards.

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Important thoughts of a nonagenarian

Dolomieu, D. [S. G. T.], De

Reise nach den liparischen Insuln oder Nachricht von den äolischen Insuln zur nähern Aufklärung der Geschichte der Vulkane. Nebst einer Abhandlung über eine Art von...

Leipzig, Johann Gottfried Müller, 1783. 8vo (16.7 x 10.1 cm). 210, [ii] pp. Contemporary marbled boards, small leather label with gilt title on the spine. Edges yellow.

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An important contribution to the geology of the Mediterranean island volcanoes north of Sicily

Einstein, A.

Über die Möglichkeit einer neuen Prüfung des Relativitätsprinzips [AND] Bemerkungen zu der Notiz von Hrn. Paul Ehrenfest: "Die Translation deformierbarer Elektronen...

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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Three important original papers by Albert Einstein

Einthoven, W.

Über einige Anwendungen des Saitengalvanometers. [AND] Über eine neue Methode zur Dämpfung oszillierender Galvanometerausschläge" [AND] Weiter Mitteilungen über das...

Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Berth, 1904-1906. Three papers in three. 8vo (22.5 x 14.5 cm). 11 pp., one text figure (Anwendungen); 12 pp., 2 text figures, large, folded plate (Dämpfung); 68 [32, 36], 5 text figures (Weitere Mittleilungen). Original uniform...

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Nobel-prize winning electrocardiography

Hahn, O. and L. Meitner and F. Strassmann

Ueber die künstliche Umwandlung des Urans durch Neutronen I-II. [AND] ten other original papers describing the experiments leading to the first successful nuclear...

Berlin, Julius Springer, 1935-1939. In three volumes. 4to (26.0 x 19.0 cm). Uniform black polished half calf over grey cloth boards. Gilt title and vignette on the spines.

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First editions of 12 original papers leading to the first successful nuclear fission

[Heisenberg, W.] Blum, W., and H. P. Dürr and H. Rechenberg (eds.)

Heisenberg. Gesammelte Werke. Collected papers. Series AI-AIII. Original scientific papers. Wissenschaftliche Originalarbeiten, B. Scientific review papers, talks, and...

Berlin, Springer, 1984-1993. Four volumes in four. Large 8vo (24.0 x 16.0 cm). 3,028 pp. [AI (1985) xi, 633; AII (1989) x, 717; AIII (1993) x, 700; B (1984) x, 937] pp. Uniform blue buckram with gilt titles on the spines and front boards, near uniform...

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The real Heisenberg ...perhaps...

Herschel, W.

On the construction of the heavens.

London, The Royal Society, 1785. 4to (27.4 x 21.1 cm). Engraved title page; 54 pp., and one very large, double folded plate. Later quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised, gilt-irnamented bands; compartments rich gilt with floral vignettes,...

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The first serious attempt to determine the shape of the Milky Way

Herschel, W.

Astronomical observations on the rotations of the planets round their axes, made with a view to determine whether the Earth's diurnal motion is perfectly equable.

London, The Royal Society, 1781. 4to (22.2 x 17.3 cm). pp. 115-138, two foldout plates. Brown marbled wrappers.

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Herschel's new ideas about the rotation of planets