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History of science and mathematics, biographies
A COLLECTION OF 18 WORKS IN 19 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
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History of science and mathematics, biographies
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History of science and mathematics, biographies
A COLLECTION OF 18 WORKS IN 19 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i.-ii. Craik, George Lillie (1798-1866). The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties illustrated by anecdotes. London: M.A. Nattali, 1847, 2 vol., numerous plates, (C. Walker, bookplate; bought from Michael Phelps, London, 1993), [T&W C199], some soiling and loss to bindings
iii. Timbs, John (1801-1875). Stories of inventors and discoverers in science and the useful arts. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1860, first edition, numerous plates, [T&W T41; Origins of Cyberspace 79; cf. Randell, p.167 (second edition, 1863)]
iv. Lewis, Thomas Crompton (1851-1929). Heroes of science. Mechanicians. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1884, [T&W L85; Randell, p.146]
v. [Cochrane, Robert]. Heroes of invention and discovery... Edinburgh: W.P. Nimmo, [c.1892], frontispiece portrait, [T&W C104]
vi. Stanhope, Ghita (1881-1912) and Gooch, George Peabody (1873–1968). The life of Charles Third Earl Stanhope. London: Longmans, 1914, first edition, numerous plates, [T&W S179]
vii. Paine, Albert Bigelow (1861-1937). In one man’s life. Being chapters from the personal and business career of Theodore N. Vail. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921, first edition, numerous plates, [T&W P8]
viii. Hart, Ivor Blashka (1889-1962). Makers of science. Mathematics, physics, astronomy. London: Oxford University Press, 1923, first edition, numerous illustrations, [T&W H26]
ix. Reidemeister, Kurt Werner Friedrich (1893-1971) and Peters, Theodor. Christian Otter Mechanisman. Halle: Max Niemeyer, 1933, offprint, 2 photographic plates, [T&W R65], wrappers detatched with some loss
x. Macrosty, Henry William (1865-1941) and Bonar, James (1852-1941). Annals of the Royal Statistical Society 1834-1934. London: The Royal Statistical Society, 1934, first edition, numerous plates, [T&W M16], head of spine worn
xi. Bell, Eric Temple (1883-1960). Men of Mathematics. New York: Simon and Schuster, [c.1937], eighth printing, dust-jacket, [T&W B131], loss to dust-jacket
xii. Bell, Eric Temple. Men of Mathematics. New York: Simon and Schuster, [c.1937], eighteenth printing, dust-jacket, [cf. T&W B131], library stamps
xiii. Fuller, Frederick Lincoln (1861–). My half century as an inventor. [No place: No publisher], 1938, first edition, numerous illustrations, [T&W F102]
xiv. Baxter, James Phinney (1893-1975). Scientists against time. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1946, first edition, numerous plates, dust-jacket, [T&W B117]
xv. Lilley, Samuel (1914-1987). Men, machines and history. London: Cobbett Press, 1948, first edition, numerous plates, [T&W L115]
xvi. Thorndike, Lynn (1882-1965). The Sphere of Sacrobosco and its commentators. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1949, dust-jacket, [T&W T38]
xvii. Hooper, Alfred. Makers of mathematics. London: Faber and Faber, 1949, new edition, [T&W H154]
xviii. Taylor, Eva Germaine Rimington (1879-1966). The mathematical practitioners of Tudor & Stuart England. Cambridge: University Press, 1954, first edition, numerous plates, [T&W T13]
xix. Taylor, Eva Germaine Rimington. The mathematical practitioners of Hanoverian England 1714–1840. Cambridge: University Press, 1966, first edition, numerous plates, [T&W T12]
various sizes, various bindings, some occasional wear
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