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History of science, bibliographies
A COLLECTION OF 6 WORKS IN 10 VOLUMES:
LOT SOLD. 250 GBP
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History of science, bibliographies
A COLLECTION OF 6 WORKS IN 10 VOLUMES:
LOT SOLD. 250 GBP
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The Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing

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History of science, bibliographies
A COLLECTION OF 6 WORKS IN 10 VOLUMES:
i. Copeland, Ralph (1837-1905). Catalogue of the Crawford library of the Royal observatory Edinburgh. Edinburgh: Her Majesty’s Government, 1890, FIRST EDITION, 4to, contemporary half calf, modern folding cloth box, (bought from Jonathan Hill, 1979), [T&W C179], some browning, repair to half-title, binding worn
ii-iii. Josephson, Aksel G.S. (1860-1944). The John Crerar library a list of books on the history of science… Chicago: John Crerar library, 1911 [bound with:] Josephson, Aksel G.S. The John Crerar library a list of books on the history of science supplement… Chicago: John Crerar library, 1917; both 8vo, later cloth, original wrappers bound in [not in T&W]
iv. Bierens de Haan, David (1822-1895). Bibliographie Néerlandaise historique-scientifique. Nieuwkoop: B. de Graaf, 1960, facsimile of 1883 edition, one of 300 copies, 8vo, original cloth, [not in T&W]
v. Merrill, B.L. Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680) Jesuit Scholar: an exhibition of his works ... at Brigham Young University. Provo, Utah: Friends of Brigham Young University Library, 1989, 8vo, numerous illustrations, original illustrated wrappers [not in T&W]
vi. Z[eitlinger], H[einrich]. Sotheran's Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica... Munich: Kraus-Thomson, 1980, facsimile of 1921-52 editions, 8vo, 6 volumes, numerous illustrations, original cloth, [not in T&W]
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Catalogue Note

When Charles Babbage died most of his library was purchased by James Ludovic, Earl of Crawford. Adding many volumes from other sources, Crawford donated his library to the Edinburgh Royal Observatory in 1888. The first volume in this lot is the catalogue of that collection.

The Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing

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