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GILKS

HISTORY

DIVINITY

Founded in Little Tower Street, City, in 1816.

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This Library Edition will contain about 125 full-page Plates,
comprising over 250 facsimiles of portraits, interesting illustrations, titlepages
and important textual passages from rare or historically important works, and
a very copious analytical Subject-Index.

The subscription price of the Illustrated Edition, bound in cloth and
containing nearly 1,000 pages of Text, is 15s. nett, which will be
raised to £1. 5s. nett on publication.

Considering its completeness as an Historical Catalogue of Science
(no other priced catalogue of like dimensions having ever been published
on the subject in any country), and the great value of the Index for
scientific and bibliographical reference, it should form a useful contribution
towards the historical bibliography of the Exact Sciences, and to the history
of Science itself.

No. 770

CATALOGUE

OF

1917

RARE and STANDARD WORKS

ON THE

EXACT and APPLIED SCIENCES,

including the Scientific Portion of the Library of

The late Rt. Hon. SIR JAMES STIRLING, F.R.S., Lord Justice of Appeal;

OFFERED AT THEIR NETT PRICES BY

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Of books not otherwise noted, all in English bear the imprint of London, and all in French, of Paris.

I. SETS of the LEARNED SOCIETIES, and other SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS:

A COMPLETE SET TO 1912:

1 AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY of ENGLAND (ROYAL), JOURNAL OF THE, COMPLETE from the Beginning in 1840 to 1912 (Vols. 1-73), with numerous plates and woodcuts, 55 vv. 8vo., hf. calf, 5 vv. cl., and 13 vv. in parts as issued, £8. 15s 1840-1912 This work contains the contributions of the most eminent scientific men of the day for the furtherance of our greatest national industry, now attracting considerable attention owing to the War. The early volumes are quite out of print. All the improvements of modern times, experiments, and their results: farm tools, manures, improvement of crops, etc. etc. are registered in this valuable series.

2 AMERICAN EPHEMERIS (The), AND NAUTICAL ALMANAC, 1896-1912, with maps, 17 vols. impl. 8vo. (1 v. 8vo.), cl., £2. 2s Washington, 1893-1909

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PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, TRANSACTIONS OF THE, held at PHILADELPHIA, for promoting Useful Knowledge, with plates, maps, and text-engravings on copper, 3 vols. 4to. boards, UNCUT (one board missing); very rare, £8. 8s Philadelphia, 1771-93 These are the first three volumes of the American Philosophical Society, the first Learned Society of America, founded by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, and modelled after the Royal Society of London.

The above volumes contain the following seven contributions by Benjamin Franklin: On the Causes and Cure of Smokey Chimneys; Letter proposing a slowly sensible Hygrometer for certain Purposes; Description of a New Stove for burning Pitcoal, and consuming all it's Smoke; Conjectures concerning the Formation of the Earth; A new and curious Theory of Light and Heat; Description of the Process to be observed in making large Sheets of Paper in the Chinese Manner, with one smooth Surface; Queries and Conjectures relative to Magnetism, and the Theory of the Earth; and others by BENJAMIN SMITH BARTON, M.D, NEVIL MASKELYNE, pr, F.R.S., Astronomer Royal, BENJAMIN RUSH, M.D., founder of Rush Medical College, Chicago, WILLIAM SMITH, D.D., Provost of the College of Philadelphia, and many other American scientists; also a LIST OF MEMBERS in each volume.

VOLUME II ONLY, with copperplates, woodcut, and folding map, 4to. cl., £1. 15s

Containing the first three of the contributions by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN mentioned above.

ibidem, 1786

I. SETS OF THE LEARNED SOCIETIES, AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS, continued:

5 AMERICAN JOURNAL of MATHEMATICS, edited by SIMON NEWCOMB and THOMAS CRAIG, from 1891 to 1895 (Vols. XIII-XVII), with portraits and diagrams, 5 vols. 4to. hf. calf gilt, 188 6d Baltimore, 1891-5

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7 ANNALES de CHIMIE, ou RECUEIL de MÉMOIRES Concernant la CHIMIE et les ARTS qui en dépendent, par MM. BERTHOLLET, DE FOURCROY, HASSENFRATZ, A DET, et autres ; from 1809 to 1815 [Vols. 69-96], with plates, 28 vols. 8vo. in 14, cl., £2. 10s 1809-15

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9

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ANNALEN der CHEMIE-v. LIEBIG, post.

der PHYSIK und CHEMIE, herausgegeben von J. C. POGGENDORFF, 1873 Nos, 9, 11-12; 1874 Nos. 5-12; 1875-6 (complete); 1893 Nos. 1-3, 9-12, 1894 Nos. 1-4; 1897 Nos. 1-4, 9-13; 1898 (complete), 109 Nos. 1-5; 1914 No. 10; also BEIBLÄTTER, 1897-8 (complete), 8vo. in parts as issued, £4. 48 Leipzig, 1873-1914

ANNALS of PHILOSOPHY-v. THOMSON, post.

10 ARCHIVES des DÉCOUVERTES et des INVENTIONS NOUVELLES, faites dans les Sciences, les Arts et les Manufactures, tant en France que dans les Pays étrangers, 1808 à 1832, avec l'Indication succincte des principaux Produits de l'Industrie Nationale Française; des Notices sur les Prix proposés ou décernés par différentes Sociétés d'Encouragement pour l'Industrie; et la LISTE des BREVETS d'INVENTION accordés par le Gouvernement, 24 vols. 8vo. old hf. calf, with bookplate of Henry B. H. Beaufoy, F.R.S., £2. 2s 1809-33

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A COMPLETE SET:

11 ASTRONOMICAL REGISTER (The): a Medium of Communication for Amateur Observers, and all others interested in Astronomy, complete from the Beginning in 1863 to its Conclusion in 1886, with plates and woodcuts, 24 vols. 8vo. in parts as issued (wanting one no.); SCARCE, £2. 15s 1863-86

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SEQUEL TO THE ABOVE WORK:

et de PHYSIQUE, par MM. GAY-LUSSAC, ARAGO, REGNAULT, etc.; from 1826 to 1831, 1836 to 1847, and 1849 to 1857 (Ie Série, Tomes 37-48, IIe Série, Tomes 61-75, et III Série, Tomes 1-21 et 25 à 49); with numerous plates, 73 vols. 8vo. 12 vv. in hf. morocco gilt, 36 in hf calf neat, and the rest in cl., uncut, £10. 10s 1826-57

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ANOTHER SERIES, COMPLETE from 1874 to 1898, viz. Ve SÉRIE, v. 1-30; VI SÉRIE, v. 1-30; VIIe SÉRIE, v. 1-15; with numerous plates and other illustrations in all 75 vols. 8vo. 54 vv. in hf. calf neat, cl. sides, and the rest sewn (2 nos. wanting); A FINE SERIES, £25. 1874-98

Bound up with Vol. I are 'On the Method of Observing Variable Stars', by GEORGE KNOTT and JOSEPH BAXENDELL, F.R.S., with front.; privately printed, '63; 'Catalogue of Binary Stars', by ALFRED BROTHERS ('66); and 'Origin of the Signs of the Zodiac', by GEORGE J. WALKER, '67.

ANOTHER SET, from 1866 to 1886 (Vols. IV-XXIV), with plates and woodcuts, 21 vols. 8vo. cl. (wanting No. 285), £2. 10s 1866-86

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A SERIES from 1874 to 1882 (Vols. XII-XX), 9 vols. 8vo. hf. maroon morocco (nice set), £1. 1874-82

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A COMPLETE SET TO 1909 :

SOCIETY of LONDON (ROYAL), MEMOIRS of the, complete from the Beginning in 1822 to 1909 (Vols, 1-59), with numerous plates (some coloured or folding), maps, and other illustrations, 59 vols. 4to., vv. 1-51 in 37 v. hf. calf gilt, and the rest in parts or boards as issued (FINE SET); SCARCE, £35. 1822-1909

A complete set of the Memoirs of the first Astronomical Society ever constituted, and containing many contributions of great value. The earlier volumes are now out of print and VERY SCARCE.

ANOTHER SET: Vols. V, XVIII, and XXXV to LI (but wanting XXXIX pt. I and XLIX pt. I), 19 vols. 4to. boards as issued, £5. 5s

1833-95

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I. SETS OF THE LEARNED SOCIETIES, AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS, continued:

18 ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY of LONDON (ROYAL), MONTHLY NOTICES of the, containing Papers, Abstracts of Papers, and Reports of the Proceedings of the Society, complete from Nov., 1863 to June, 1913 (Vols. XXIV—LXXIII), with General Index to vols. 30-52, and LIBRARY CATALOGUE, with numerous plates, woodcuts, and maps-in all 52 vols. 8vo. Catalogue and vols. 24-60 in 30 vv. cl. (not quite uniform), the Index in boards, and vv. 61-73 in parts as issued (wanting v. 69 Nos. 8-9 and 70), £10. 1863-1909 19 ASTRONOMISCHE GESELLSCHAFT: VIERTELJAHRSSCHRIFT, herausgegeben von den Schriftführern der Gesellschaft, Jahrgang XXVI-XXX; with fine portraits, 5 vols. 8vo. in parts as issued, 12s 6d (p. M. 40) Leipzig, 1891-5 BERICHTE der DEUTSCHEN CHEMISCHEN GESELLSCHAFT--v. ADDENDA, post. 20 BERLINER ASTRONOMISCHES JAHRBUCH, von 1900 bis 1911, mit Angaben für die Oppositionen der Planeten (1)-(422) für 1898 bis 1909, herausgegeben von dem Kgl. Astronomischen Rechen-Institut unter Leitung von J. BAUSCHINGER, 12 vols. 8vo. sewn, £2. 2s (p. M. 144 nett) Berlin, 1898-1909

A LONG SERIES TO 1909:

21 BIOCHEMISCHES CENTRALBLATT: Vollständiges Sammelorgan für die Grenzgebiete der Medizin und Chemie, herausgegeben von CARL OPPENHEIMER, ALB. ASCOLI, W. CRAMER und PROF. BURTON-OPITZ; Band III—V, 3 vols. roy. 8vo. in 56 parts as issued, £2. 2s (p. M. 100) Leipzig, 1904-7 22 BRITISH ASSOCIATION for the ADVANCEMENT of SCIENCE, REPORTS of the, from 1831-4, 1836, and 1841 to 1909, 30 vols. thick 8vo. boards, and 43 vols. cl., £13. 1841-1909 ANOTHER SET, from 1862 to 1908, 5 vols. thick 8vo. boards, and 42 vols. 1862-1908

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24

cl., £8.

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A COMPLETE SET TO 1910:

ASTRONOMICAL ASSOCIATION, JOURNAL of the, edited by E. WALTER MAUNDER, F.R.A.S., from the Beginning in Oct., 1890 to 1910 (Vols. I-XX), with General Index to vv. I—XVIII, vv. 1-18 in cl., and the rest in parts sewn ; MEMOIRS of the, edited by the same, from the Beginning to July, 1910 (Vols. I—XVII No. 1), vv. 1-15 in 5 vols. cl., and the rest sewn; with numerous plates and woodcuts-in all 23 vols. roy. 8vo. cl., and 26 parts, sewn (Sound Library SET), £7. 10s 1890-1910

A COMPLETE SET:

25 CAMBRIDGE MATHEMATICAL JOURNAL (The), Vols. I-IV (all pub.), with plates (v. I 2nd Ed.), 4 vols., '46-1-5; with the Continuation : CAMBRIDGE and DUBLIN MATHEMATICAL JOURNAL, edited by LORD KELVIN and N. M. FERRERS, D.D., COMPLETE from its Beginning in 1846 to its Conclusion in 1854 (Vols. 1-9), with plates, 9 vols.-in all 13 vols. 8vo. cl. (SCARCE), £12. Cambridge, 1841-54

F.R.S.,

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ANOTHER SET, but wanting Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal, v. IX-in all 12 vols. 8vo. in 8, hf. calf, £10. 10s ibidem, 184[1]-53

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and DUBLIN MATHEMATICAL JOURNAL (The), edited by WILLIAM THOMSON [LORD KELVIN] and N. M. FERRERS, D.D., F.R.S., from its Beginning in 1846 to 1852 (Vols. 1-7), with INDEX to v. I-VI, with plates, 7 vols. 8vo. roughly stitched in cl. cover, uncut (SCARCE), £4. 10s ib., 1846-52 Containing contributions by the editors, George Boole, Robert Carmichael, Arthur Cayley, Sir James Cockle, Sir William Rowan Hamilton, Samuel Haughton, pr., C. Hermite, John Hewitt Jellett, D.D., Joseph Liouville, Augustus de Morgan, W. J. M. Rankine, George Salmon, pr., Sir G. G. Stokes, J. J. Sylvester, Richard Townsend, and many others. A COMPLETE SET TO DATE:

PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, TRANSACTIONS OF THE, complete from the Beginning in 1820 to 1916 (Vols. I-XXII), with very numerous plates (some coloured), besides text-illustrations, 22 vols. 4to., 8 vv. in hf. calf, and the rest in parts as issued (VERY SCARCE), £50. Cambridge, 1822-1916

A rare and very valuable publication, especially in connexion with the exact sciences, the earlier volumes containing contributions by SIR G. B. AIRY, CHARLES BABBAGE, SIR J. F. W. HERSCHEL, AUGUSTUS DE MORGAN, PROF. SEDGWICK, DR. WHEWELL, and many others.

29 CHEMIST (The), or REPORTER of CHEMICAL DISCOVERIES and IMPROVEMENTS, and

Protector of the Rights of the Chemist and Chemical Manufacturer, edited by CHARLES and JOHN WATT, from the Beginning in 1840 to 1846, with woodcuts, 7 vols. 8vo. hf. russia (nice set); SCARCE, £2. 2s 1840-6

'The Chemist was the first periodical exclusively devoted to chemistry ever published in this country.'

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