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Gunther, R.T.
Early Science in Oxford. Volumes 1 to 11 and 13 to 15 [ 14 volumes of 15 volume set, lacking volume 12. ]
Privately printed [variously 'for the Subscribers' and ''for the author'], Oxford, first editions, 1923 to 1967. Cloth, 8vo, various paginations, plates. A near complete set of Gunther's highly regarded history of early science in Oxford, lacking just volume 12 but including the biography of Gunther published posthumously to complete the set. (This volume 15 is slightly non-uniform with the others. The volumes present here are: Vol. I Chemistry; Mathematics; Physics and surveying. Vol. II. Astronomy. Vol. III. The biological sciences. The biological collections. Vol. IV. The Philosophical society. Vol. V. Chaucer and Messahalla on the astrolabe, now printed in full for the first time with the original illustrations. Vol. VI. The life and work of Robert Hooke, pt. I. Vol. VII. The life and work of Robert Hooke, pt. II. Vol. VIII. The Cutler lectures of Robert Hooke. Vol. IX. De corde, by Richard Lower. London, 1699, with introduction and translation by K.J. Franklin. Vol. X. The life and works of Robert Hooke (pt. IV). Tract on Capillary Attraction 1661. Diary 1688 to 1693. Vol. XI. Oxford colleges and their men of science. Vol. XIII. The life and work of Robert Hooke (pt.V). Micrographia, 1665.Vol. XIV. Life and letters of Edward Lhwyd, second Keeper of the Musaeum Ashmoleanum. Vol. XV. Robert T. Gunther . A Pioneer in the History of Science, 1869-1940 by A.E. Gunther. [ Not included: Vol. XII. Dr. Plot and the correspondence of the philosophical society of Oxford.]. Various ownership inscriptions to front endpapers and gift inscriptions in 2 volumes, volumes 1, 6, 7, 11 & … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Wykeham Books [LONDON, United Kingdom]
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