De re Metallica. De animantibus subterraneis liber ...Bookseller:
Librairie Camille Sourget, France, Paris$ 49.685 Buy from: Livre-rare-book
219: RECENT ACQUISITIONS RELATING TO MICROSCOPY & ASTRONOMY; THE LURE OF THE MICROSCOPE & OTHER SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS
Specialities : Science and technology
AUTHORS [Authorship] (55 books): Alfred ALLEN, John ASPINWALL, Edward Collins BOUSFIELD, Benjamin BRAMAN, James Bryant CONANT, George E. DAVIS, Aubrey H. DREW, S. H. HIGGINS, Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry, Antoni van LEEUWENHOEK, K. MICHEL, New York Microscopical Society, New York Microscopical Society, Jean Francois NICERON, Henry Alleyne NICHOLSON, The Northern Microscopist; (editor), C. W. OATLEY, Theodore E. OERTEL, Donald L. PADGITT, Louis PASTEUR, John PHIN, Postal Microscopical Society , Andrew PRITCHARD, Mary PROCTOR, Richard A. PROCTOR, John Thomas QUEKETT, Oscar W. RICHARDS, Maria ROOSEBOOM, Royal Microscopical Society, Science Heritage Collection, Garrett P. (Putnam) SERVISS, Sir Arthur Everett SHIPLEY, Society of Chemical Industry, Herbert SPENCER, Spencer Lens Company; , Edmund J. (Johnson) SPITTA, Alfred Cheatham STOKES, Rev. Lewis TOMLINSON, Gerard L'Estrange TURNER, John TYNDALL, Unitron Scientific, Inc, Newton Highlands, Mass, Hon. Mrs. Mary WARD, W. WATSON & Sons, Ltd, London, Wilfred Mark WEBB, William WHEWELL, Rev. John George WOOD, Lewis WRIGHT, Joseph Henry WYTHES, (Wythe, M.D.), J. L. ZABRISKIE, Carl ZEISS.
TOPICS: Astronomy, Bacteriology, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Infusoria, Medical microscopy, Microscopy, Optics, Spontaneous Generation
Melbourne Rare Book Fair 2019
Two highlights from our new catalogue to be shown at the forthcoming Melbourne Rare Book Fair include: a recently-discovered, fine pastel portrait of Sir Joseph Banks by Amelia Susannah Petty. This remarkably fresh portrait in its original frame shows Sir Joseph Banks at the height of his powers wearing his Order of the Bath sash; and a fine illuminated presentation address to HRH Prince Albert Victor, on the occasion of the young prince’s visit to the Cook memorial at Kurnell, Sydney in 1881. The elaborate and fine illustrations, drawn and hand-coloured by Helena Scott (1832-1910) depict flora and fauna “indigenous to Botany, New South Wales”.[...] Read more
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