Lot 494: Murphy (R.). Elementary Principles of the Theories of Electricity, Heat, and Molecular Actions, Part I. On Electricity, Cambridge, 1833, bound with Kelland (Philip), Theory of Heat, Cambridge, 1837, bound with Miller (W.H.), The Elements of Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics, 2nd edition enlarged, 1835, 5 folding engraved plates at rear, some spotting, IGG bookplate to front pastedown, contemporary half calf, rubbed, together with Pemberton (Henry), Elemens de la Philosophie, Translated from English, Amsterdam & Leipzig, 1755, 12 folding engraved plates, some occasional browning, ownership name of Eduarde Carani dated 1780 to front free endpaper, IGG bookplate, contemporary mottled calf gilt, some edge wear, a little worming to spine and old paper repair at head, 8vo, plus Matheieu (Emile), Cours de Physique Mathematique, Paris, 1873, IGG bookplate to front pastedown, contemporary half calf, heavily rubbed and some wear, 4to, plus other mostly antiquarian French mechanics and applied maths interest including odd volumes, some odd volumes and some with photocopy pages, various bindings (30)
Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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