Sotheran, Henry Collection of 17 trade catalogues of important works, many old and rare, on mathematics, astronomy, physics, chemistry and kindred subjects.
London, Henry Sotheran & Co, 1919.1931; 9 volumes, original wrappers; a very good set. some spines sligthly damaged.
Contents: 1.) No. 773-1919; includes also the Library of the Late Professor Olaus Henrici and the more important Portion of that of Gilberto Govi (1825-89), professor of Physics, University of Naples, removed during war time from naples and including many Works of great historical Importance and Rarity. 2). no. 783-1923; part II. Mathematics, including many Works of great Rarity and historical Importance; 3). no. 786 - 1923. Part II. including IV. Astronomy and Astrology, Chronology and Geodesy and V. Horology and Dialling, and containing many Incunabula and other Works ... many from the Libraries of Prof. Pierre Duhem, of Bordeaux, author of "Le Système du Monde, and of Col.G.L. Tupman, F.R.A.S., and including a Unique Star Atlas (no. 2876) ; no. 4). no 789-1924; part IV: including VI. Physics (Letters A-R), containing many ....,5). no 791 - 1924. Part V: inlcuding VI Physics (Letters S-z), and Supplement, containing Foreign Standard Works, ....; 6). no. 800-1925. Part VII: including X. Chemistry, containing Alchemy, Iatro-Chemistry, Phlogistic Chemistry and most of the Books ....Historical Importance, besides Modern STandard Works, and Sets of Chemical Journmals, and including Books from the Library of Sir Isaac Newton, some with his MS. Annotations and the Original Manuscirpt of Faraday's Chemical Manipulations". XI. Chemical Technology, systematicalled arranged according to Subjets (as... ), and including Photography.7). Part IX: XIII Engineering. Section I, including I. Periodical Publications. II Early Works. III General Treatises; 8). no 825 - 1931 Part I including I. Periodical Publications; II. General and Collected Works; III. Mathematics; 9). no 828 - 1931. Part II, including IV Astronomy, V. Dialling and Horology. VI Physics.
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