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JOAD, Cyril Edwin Mitchinson. Guide to Philosophy.
London : 1936First edition, first impression, from the publisher's archive with their stamp on the title page. With the publication of the present book, following his publication of Guide to Modern Thought in 1933, Joad "established himself as the subject's foremost popularizer" (ODNB). The wraparound contains favourable reviews from W. Somerset Maugham and General... Learn More£85.00
Stock Code: 124535
(GALTON, Francis.) HOLLYER, Frederick. Half-length photographic portrait of Francis Galton, side profile, seated at a desk, poised to write.
[London : 1899A striking photographic portrait of the human geneticist and eugenicist Francis Galton, taken by Frederick Hollyer, the great late 19th-century celebrity photographer.
Hollyer (1837-1933) was highly regarded for his fine platinum print reproductions of paintings, particularly those by the Pre-Raphaelites, who he met in 1860 and whose work he did... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 122552
(WOMEN; WORLD WAR II.) Original manuscript notebook.
Ramsgate : April 1942 - March 1943A poignant manuscript notebook, amusingly illustrated, recording the friendship and lively exploits of a group of six young women from Ramsgate during the Second World War. The group, who named themselves "the Order of Little Bears", consisted of Maud Isabella Milgate, the primary author of this manuscript, her sister Blanche Adelaide Milgate ("Bibs"),... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 137776
(SODDY, Frederick.) HOWORTH, Muriel. Atomic Transmutation. The Greatest Discovery Ever Made.
London : 1953First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Soddy on the half-title, "Frederick Soddy, May 20th 1953" and also by his co-author, "Love from the author, Muriel Howorth". Frederick Soddy, the discoverer of isotopes, began his career in the laboratory of Ernest Rutherford. "Together they published a series of papers on radioactivity and concluded that... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 83467
(FISH, Anne Harriet.) FITZGERALD, Edward. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
New York : 1922First US edition of the Annie Fish Rubáiyát, the UK edition was published the same year; copies with the dust jacket are decidedly scarce. Anne Harriet Fish (1890-1914) was one of the wittiest and most trenchant cartoonist-illustrators of the 20s. She studied under John Hassall, at the London School of Art and in Paris. Her greatest vogue was in the... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 125313
FRISI, Paolo. Elogi di Galileo Galilei e di Bonaventura Cavalieri.
Milan : 1778First collected edition, scarce: not in Copac, OCLC locates ten copies. Paolo Frisi (1728-1784) was an Italian mathematician, astronomer and physicist who is best know for his work in hydraulics. "His most significant contributions to science, however, were in the compilation, interpretation, and dissemination of the work of other scientists... The... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 110130
HESSE, Hermann. Das Glasperlenspiel.
Zurich : First edition, first printing, of Hesse's utopian futuristic novel, his final and longest work, and a major contributor to Hesse being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946. It was first published in English in 1949 under the title The Glass Bead Game. Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 139449
KIDD, John. On the Adaptation of External Nature to the Physical Condition of Man,
London : 1833First edition of this work by the physician John Kidd (17751851), who in his writings and lectures promoted natural sciences viewed through a religious lens. "Responding to the perceived threat of transmutationist theories Kidd's On the Adaptation sought to demonstrate the natural superiority of man to all other animals. He did not, however, provide... Learn More£85.00
Stock Code: 140248