• Topic: Science: Life Sciences

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Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount S. Alban [Sir Francis Bacon]:
The Historie of Life and Death. With Observations Naturall and Experimentall for the Prolonging of Life.

London: Printed by I. Okes, for Humphrey Mosley, 1638. First edition. [xiv]*, 323pp +[blank]. The imprimatur leaf has small repairs to its slightly frayed edges, and an 1826 ownership name in sepia to the back of it has bled through to the front. No other marks. Pages in very good order, tanned at the edges. 12mo, c.14.3x8.8cms, in the early or original blind-ruled brown calf boards, with a new blind-ruled brown calf spine with off-white endpapers. A very nice and complete copy. *[The unpaginated prelims consist of (ii) imprimatur, (iii) engraved title, (v) title, (vii-xi) Mosley's dedication, (xii-xiv) To the Living and Posterity/ to the Reader. i, iv, & vi are blanks.] Very Good.

Price: 820.00

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A.J. Jukes-Brown:
The Cretaceous Rocks of Britain. Vol. I: The Gault and Upper Greensand of England. [Memoirs of the Geological Society of the United Kingdom series].

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office / H.M.S.O., 1900. First edition. xiv, 499pp, with many tables, illustrations and maps in the text, three photographic plates, and two folding coloured maps. Contents in very clean unmarked condition. First map has a neat repair with archival tape. Endpapers tanned. 25.5x16cms, in the original binding of green cloth decorated in blind and titled in gilt. Firm, and very fresh and bright: lovely copy. Near Fine.
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Price: 80.00

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Woodger, J.H.:
Biological Principles: A Critical Study.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1929. First edition. xii, 498pp, (ii), + 20 adverts. From the library of Sir Alan Parks, former President of the Royal College of Surgeons, and bearing his faded early ownership name on the front pastedown. Some light foxing up to p.5: contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Firm, in the original binding of navy cloth: extremities slightly blunted, lower board specked with a few small marks, upper board reveals a splash (loss of surface glaze) when it catches the light. Spine clean, but with closed tears to the base of the joints: these have been lightly fixed pending any decision to operate. VG-.

Price: 200.00

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