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Auction Description for Swann:
Viewing Notes:
29th & 30th October 2pm - 6pm. 31st October 10am - 4pm.
Sale Notes:
None

331 lots

November 5, 1998

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Lot 1: Accum, Friedrich Christian. A Practical Treatise on Gas-Light: exhibiting a Summary Description of the Apparatus and Machinery best calculated for illuminating Streets, Houses, and Manufactories, with Carburetted Hydrogen, or Coal-Gas... Third

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Description: Accum, Friedrich Christian. A Practical Treatise on Gas-Light: exhibiting a Summary Description of the Apparatus and Machinery best calculated for illuminating Streets, Houses, and Manufactories, with Carburetted Hydrogen, or Coal-Gas... Third Edition. 7 hand-colored plates, comprising 4 aquatints and 3 engravings. 8vo, original boards missing portions from top and bottom of backstrip, front joint cracked, stain in upper corner of front cover; uncut. London,1816

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Lot 2: Agrippa, Henricus Cornelius. De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum Woodcut portrait of Agrippa on title. 192 leaves. 8vo, 18th-century mottled sheep, flat spine attractively gilt-tooled to all-over pattern of azured scrollwork, with brown morocco

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Description: Agrippa, Henricus Cornelius. De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum Woodcut portrait of Agrippa on title. 192 leaves. 8vo, 18th-century mottled sheep, flat spine attractively gilt-tooled to all-over pattern of azured scrollwork, with brown morocco lettering piece; margins trimmed, touching some side notes, old scrawls on title and blank last page. Np, 1537 E500-750 Uncommon early edition. Caillet 87 DSB I,

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Lot 3: Ambix. The journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Volumes 1-27 Large 8vo, Volumes 1-12in cloth, the rest in original wrappers, front cover missing from Volume 13, Number 2; 2 slipcases. London & Cambridge, 1937-80

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Description: Ambix. The journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Volumes 1-27 Large 8vo, Volumes 1-12in cloth, the rest in original wrappers, front cover missing from Volume 13, Number 2; 2 slipcases. London & Cambridge, 1937-80

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Lot 4: Bacon, Sir Francis. The Works. Engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume 1 (offsetting onto title). 2 volumes. Large 8vo,, contemporary calf with morocco lettering pieces; marbled edges. London,1838

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Description: Bacon, Sir Francis. The Works. Engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume 1 (offsetting onto title). 2 volumes. Large 8vo,, contemporary calf with morocco lettering pieces; marbled edges. London,1838

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Lot 5: Bacon, Roger. Opera quaedam hactenus inedita. Vol. 1 Containing I.- Opus Tertium. II.-Opus Minus. Iii-Compendium philosophiae. Large 8vo, modern cloth with morocco lettering piece. London,1859 E200-300 First Edition. All Published. Sarton Ii, 964

Description: Bacon, Roger. Opera quaedam hactenus inedita. Vol. 1 Containing I.- Opus Tertium. II.-Opus Minus. Iii-Compendium philosophiae. Large 8vo, modern cloth with morocco lettering piece. London,1859 E200-300 First Edition. All Published. Sarton Ii, 964

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