History of Science Collection

A week's conversation on the plurality of worlds.
By Monsieur Fontenelle. Translated from the last Paris edition, wherein are many improvements throughout; and some new observations on several discoveries which have been lately made in the heavens. By William Gardiner, esq;, Translation of: Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes., The first edition of the Gardiner translation has title: Conversations on the plurality of worlds., Head and tail pieces; initials.
Abbildung und Beschreibung deß wunderwürdigen unvergleichlichen Cometen : der erstmals zu Anfang deß Wintermonats vor Aufgang der Sonnen erschienen, und anjetzt nach derselben Untergang sich entsetzlich sehen lässet.
Illustration of town's people viewing the Great Comet of 1680, which was the first comet to be discovered by telescope and the comet used by Isaac Newton to test Kepler's laws of planetary motion., Variant of broadsheet printed by Schollenberger in Nuremberg in 1680., Mounted on late nineteenth-century thick paper., Stamp on mounting paper: Sammlung Hans Hopf.
Admonitio ad astronomos, rerumque coelestium studiosos : de raris mirisq[ue] : anni 1631, phænomenis, Veneris puta et Mercurii in solem incursu : excerpta ex ephemeride anni 1631 & certo authoris consilio huic præmissa, iterumq[ue]
An extract from the ephemerides which were based on the Rudolphine tables, used for publicity in an attempt to increase sales in the future book., Joannis Keppleri ... ; edita à Jacobo Bartschio ..., Signatures: A-B⁴., Head-pieces; initials.
Albertus Durerus Nurembergensis pictor huius aetatis celeberrimus, versus è Germanica lingua in Latinum ... Quatuor his suaru[m] Institutionum geometricarum libris ... denuo ad scripti exemplaris fidem omnia diligenter recognita, emendatius iam in lucem e
Signatures: a⁴ A-P⁶ Q⁴., The illustrations on P6r and Q1r have folded flaps., Printer's device on t.p. and on leaf at end., Several errors in paging., Lib. III contains Dürer's expositions on the construction of letters, with many large woodcut specimens of roman capitals., With: Dürer, Albrecht. Alberti Dvreri pictoris et architecti ... De urbibus, archibus, castellísque compendis ... Parisiis : C. Wecheli, 1535.
Almagestum novum astronomiam veterem novamque complectens observationibus aliorum, et propriis nouisque theorematibus, problematibus, ac tabulis promotam, in tres tomos distributam.
No more published., "Chronicon dvplex astronomrvm, vel astrologorvm, cosmographorvm, avt polyhistirvm, qui astronomica, vel cosmographica propius attigerunt. I. pars. Ordine temporum constructa. Pars II. Ordine alphabetico et ampliori ervditione digesta": v. 1, p. xxvi-xlvii., "Epitome genealogiae Grimaldae gentis": v. 2, p. [i]-ix.
Almagestum novum astronomiam veterem novamque complectens observationibus aliorum, et propriis nouisque theorematibus, problematibus, ac tabulis promotam, in tres tomos distributam.
No more published., "Chronicon dvplex astronomrvm, vel astrologorvm, cosmographorvm, avt polyhistirvm, qui astronomica, vel cosmographica propius attigerunt. I. pars. Ordine temporum constructa. Pars II. Ordine alphabetico et ampliori ervditione digesta": v. 1, p. xxvi-xlvii., "Epitome genealogiae Grimaldae gentis": v. 2, p. [i]-ix.
An astronomical catechism : or, Dialogues between a mother and her daughter
by Catherine Vale Whitwell ; illustrated with numerous engravings., Book plate: Ex Libris Docteur R. Rickeart., Includes bibliographical references.
An inquiry into the causes and effects of the variol vaccin, a disease discovered in some of the western counties of England, particularly Gloucestershire, and known by the name of the cow pox
By Edward Jenner., Bound with the author's Further observations on the variole vaccinae, or Cow pox. London, 1799., Errata slip mounted at end of text.
Anatomia Mvndini ... collata,iustoq, suo ordini restituta
per Ioannem Dryandrum ... Adiectae sunt, quarumcunq; partium corporis, ad uiuum expressae figurae.
Andreae Vesalii Brvxellensis, medici caesarei Epistola, rationem modumq́[ue] propinandi radicis Chynæ decocti, quo nuper inuictissimus Carolvs V. imperator usus est, pertractans : & præter alia quædam, epistolæ cuiusdam ad Iacobum Syluium sententiam recen
Publisher and date of publication from colophon., Signatures: A-2C⁴ 2D⁶ (2C3 missigned C3)., Initials, side notes., Publisher's device at end., Page 9 misnumbered 7, 195 as 196, 198 as 199, 204 as 404., Portrait of author on p. 10 (1st group)., Errata: p. [15] (2nd group)., Includes index.