History of Science Collection

(Renati Des-Cartes) Principia philosophiae.
A compendious system of astronomy, in a course of familiar lectures ... also trigonometrical and celestial problems, with a key to the ephemeris and a vocabulary of the terms of science used in the lectures.
A deliniation of the strata of England and Wales, with part of Scotland; exhibiting the collieries and mines, the marshes and fen lands originally overflowed by the sea, and the varieties of soil according to the variations in the substrata, illustrated b
A description of the plan of Peking, the capital of China; sent to the Royal Society by Father Gaubil ...
A discovery of a new world, or, A discourse tending to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in the moon. With a discourse concerning the probability of a passage thither. Unto which is added, A discourse concerning a new planet,
A familiar treatise on astronomy ...
A geometrical practise, named pantometria, diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra, and stereometria, containing rules manifolde for mensuration of all lines, superficies and solides; with sundry straunge conclusions, both by instrument and with
A letter from the Reverend Mr. James Bradlely, Savilian Professor of Astronomy at Oxford, and F.R.S., to Dr. Edmond Halley, Astronom. Reg. &c., giving an account of a new discovered motion of the fix'd stars.
A new theory of the earth, from its original, to the consummation of all things. Wherein the creation of the world in six days, the universal Deluge, and the general conflagration, as laid down in the Holy Scriptures are shewn to be perfectly agreeable to
A prognostication euerlasting of right good effect : fruitfully augmented by the author, containing plaine, briefe, pleasant, chosen rules to iudge the weather by the sunne, moone, starres, comets, rainbow, thunder, clowdes, with other extraordinary token
A series of plates representing the most extraordinary and interesting basaltic mountains, caverns and causeways, in the known world.
A treatise on adulterations of food, and culinary poisons, exhibiting the fraudulent sophistications of bread, beer, wine, spirituous liquors, tea, coffee, cream, confectionery, vinegar, mustard, pepper, cheese, olive oil, pickles, and other articles empl