History of Science Collection

A familiar treatise on astronomy ...
A familiar treatise on astronomy ...
By Jehoshaphat Aspin. Written expressly to accompany Urania's mirror, or, A view of the heavens; consisting of thirty-two cards ... designed by a lady., The 32 cards are in a box with title: Urania's mirror ...
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 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
Framed by Leonard Digges ... lately finished by Thomas Digges, his sonne. Who hath also thereunto adioyned a Mathematicall treatise of the fiue regulare Platonicall bodies, and their metamorphosis or transformation into fiue other eqiulater uniforme solides geometricall, of his owne inuention ..., Signatures: +, A-Z, Aa-Hh, Ii., Illustrated t. p.; hand-colored: head and tail pieces: initials., Black letter and italic types., Printers marks on last page., Title page reinforced., The first book to use the word "theodolite." cf. Oxford English Dictionary.
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 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
Lately corrected and augmented by Thomas Digges his sonne., Illustrated t.p., Head and tail pieces; initials; side notes., Bottom margin of t.p. overtrimmed, obscuring part of imprint. Outer margin also overtrimmed, affecting side notes and some illustrations.
A series of plates representing the most extraordinary and interesting basaltic mountains, caverns and causeways, in the known world.
A series of plates representing the most extraordinary and interesting basaltic mountains, caverns and causeways, in the known world.
Title on spine: Basaltic mountains., Some of the plates appeared originally in the Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London.
A theatre of politicall flying-insects. Wherein especially the nature, the vvorth, the vvork, the wonder and the manner of right-ordering of the bee, is discovered and described.
A theatre of politicall flying-insects. Wherein especially the nature, the vvorth, the vvork, the wonder and the manner of right-ordering of the bee, is discovered and described.
Together with discourses, historical, and observations physical concerning them. And in a second part are annexed meditations, and observations theological and moral, in three centuries upon that subject. By Samuel Purchas.
A treatise on the science of muscular action
A treatise on the science of muscular action
by John Pugh., An t.p. engraved.