Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1830. "Neue, unveränderte Ausgabe". Third (revised) edition (first published 1802 and 1817). The Father... Read More about Die Akustik
Glogau [Polland]: Verlag von Carl Flemming, 1864. 8th edition. Railroads and Steamships. Read More about Karte der Eisenbahnen Mittel-Europa's mit Angabe sämmtlicher Bahnstationen, Hauptpost und...
London: John Murray, 1829. Second edition. Read More about CHEMICAL MANIPULATION: being instruction to students in chemistry on the methods of performing...
[ca. 1850]. Faraday (1791-1867) is famous for his discovery of electromagnetic induction and formulation of the laws of electrolysis. Read More about Clipped Signature ("Your obliged Servant / M. Faraday"
Germantown: Christoph Saur, 1774. German Ready Reckoner. Early American German ready-reckoner. Read More about Der Geschwinde Rechner oder Des Händlers nützicher Gehülfe, in Kauffung
London: Printed by W. Straham and T. Cadell, 1770. First edition. Read More about An Introduction to Electricity. In Six Sections
London: Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, (successor to Mr. Millar,) in the Strand, 1770. First Edition. IN ORIGINAL BOARDS. Experiments illustrating phenomena in electrostatics. The work closes with a chapter on the medical uses of electricity. "This is one of the best early treatises on electricity." Wheeler Gift..... Read More about An Introduction to Electricity. In six sections. I. Of Electricity in general. II. A Description...
Lancaster, Pa: May 15, 1817. Read More about Partly printed slip addressed to Mr. Casper Shaffiner, Jr..."You are desired to meet the...
New York: Piercy & Co. Printers. No. 72 Bowery, 1831. UNRECORDED. Hook & Ladder Company No. 1 was established during British rule, on July 10, 1772. After many of its volunteer members marched off to fight in the Revolution, it was reorganized in 1784 and given the name “Mutual Hook..... Read More about By-Laws of Mutual Fire Hook and Ladder Company No. 1
New York: Piercy & Co, 1831. First Edition. UNRECORDED. Read More about Constitution and By-Laws of Aetna Fire Engine Company No. 16. Passed March 2, 1829
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1882. First edition. Read More about The Story of the Volunteer Fire Department of the City of New York
May 24, 1862. Rare photograph of the London Underground before it opened with Fowler, Engineer and M.P. Gladstone et al. "Edgware Road Station" along with an open railroad car filled with dignitaries including Lord Richard Grosvenor, Earl (Sixth) Macclesfield, Mr. Chas Wood, Amsburey, Lord Werlock(?), Sir Stephen Elgin, Mr. Gladstone..... Read More about The First London Underground Trip
Hartford: Oliver D. Cooke & Co, 1825. Fifth Edition , with errata slip. Read More about A System of of Geometry and Trigonometry together with a Treatise on Surveying…with Important...
Modena: Antonio Capponi and the heirs of Pontiroli, 1695. First editions. Gaetano Fontana was an Italian priest and astronomer who corresponded with Cassini: in fact, Cassini said that Fontana's obervations were the most exact of all that were sent to him. This is his most famous work.[Bound with:] WARD, Seth..... Read More about Institutio Physico-Astronomica Adiecta in Fine Appendice Geographica
Paris: Michel Brunet, 1698. Fourth edition. A defence of the heliocentric model of the solar system, one of the major early works of the Enlightenment. Read More about Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes
Henry Ford II Praises Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. Henry Ford's grandson and Chairman of the family firm, writes, “I enjoyed very much sitting for the pictures which you have taken...”. Eisenstaedt's 1955 portrait of Ford appears on page 202 of his WITNESS TO OUR TIME. Read More about Autograph Note Signed to Alfred Eisenstaedt, n.p., November 1955
[Philadelphia]: Press of J. B. Lippincott Company, 1911. First separate offprint. Originally published in the "Journal of the Franklin Institute," July 1911. The American physicist was author to several works on electricity and magnetism. At the time of this paper he was the professor of Physics at Lehigh University. Read More about Principle of Relativity
Lille: De l'Imprimerie de C. M. Peterinck-Cramé, 1787. Twisting Mills. Charles François Hyacinthe Esmangart, Chevalier, Seigneur de Montigny, des Bordes, de Feynes, Pierrerue & autres Lieux as Conseiller du Roy, Maître des Requêts honoraire de son Hôtel, Indendant de Justice, Police & Finances en Flandres & Artois forbidding the inhabitants..... Read More about Ordonnance de M. Esmangart, Intendant de Flandres & d'Artois, qui défend à tous habitans de...
London: The Gresham Publishing Company, 1908. First Edition. Read More about Modern Power Generators Steam Electric and Internal-Combustion and Their Application to...
Braunschweig: F. Vieweg und Sohn, 1847. Funfte verbesserte auflage. Read More about Anleitung zur qualitativen chemischen Analyse. Oder die Lehre von der Gewichtsbestimmung und...
Minneapolis, Mn: [SOO Line Railway Company, W.R. Callaway], 1904. First Edition. angling, shooting, etc. Read More about The Other Man
Berlin: Julius Springer, 1887. Dannie Heineman’s Copy. Remarkable copy, signed in the top right corner of the front free endpaper, “Dannie Heineman Stud. Elekr. 1885”. Dannie N. Heineman was a Belgian-American engineer, businessman, and philanthropist who became the managing director and controlling shareholder of the Belgian industrial multinational Sofina. Read More about Handbuch der Elektricität und des Magnetismus
n.p. WATERCOLOUR. Fanciful mathmatical equations based on the landscape and buildings represented in two small engravings, printed recto and verso on a single leaf, each bearing a neat manuscript note describing the various mathmatical calculations, and the accompanying equations. Read More about From a Window near the bottom of a house… with "What is the perpendicular height of a...
New York: John F. Fleming, 1965. Includes a facsimile of the original. Read More about Galileo's Letter about the Libration of the Moon. A Critical Study, Transcription, and Translation
London: Yates and Alexander, Printers, 1867. First Edition. Inscribed by the Author to Horace Greeley. Inscribed on the title-page "Horace Greeley Esq. / New York / With the Author's compliments". The author demonstrates the principle by which a perpetual motion machine might be constructed. An early work on the subject..... Read More about Perpetual Motion