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Technical Illustrations from aBESTSELLER of the Enlightenment
(Altered — Pirated?)? Diderot, Denis, & Jean le Rond d'Alembert.  I. Mathématiques. Contenant la géométrie, trigonométrie, arpentage et nivellement, algébre et machine arithm., sections coniques, analyse, fabrication des instrumens de mathématique. II. Méchanique. [Lyons: ca. 1777?]. 4to (26.7 cm, 10.5"). 8, [4] pp.; 33, 6 plts.
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On Government & on Old Gold Coinage
Cantos Benítez, Pedro de.  Escrutinio de maravedises, y monedas de oro antiguas, su valor, reduccion, y cambio a las monedas corrientes. Deducido de escrituras, leyes, y pragmaticas antiguas, y modernas de España. Madrid: Antonio Marin, 1763. 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 123, 171 pp.
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English Tree-TendingFormal, Mathematical Planting
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Cook, Moses.  The manner of raising, ordering, and improving forest-trees: With directions how to plant, make, and keep woods, walks, avenues, lawns, hedges, &c. London: Pr. for Eliz. Bell, John Darby, Arthur Bettesworth, et al., 1724. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), xx, 273, [3] pp.; 4 fold. plts.
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Studying DESCARTES' Principles
Descartes, René; Florimond de Beaune; Johan de Witt; & Frans van Schooten; Rasmus Bartholin, ed.  Renati des Cartes Principia matheseos universalis, seu introductio ad geometriae methodum. Francofurti ad Moenum: Sumptibus Friderici Knochii, 1695. 4to (21.3 cm, 8.3"). [8], 420, [4], 423–68, [2] pp.; diagrs.
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Clavius on Euclid
Euclides; Christophorus Clavius.  [Euclidis Elementorum libri XV]. Euclidis Posteriores libri ix. Accesit liber xvi. De solidorum regularium comparatione cuiuslibet intra quodlibet comparatione. Romae: Apud Aloysium Zannettum, 1603. 8vo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). Vol. II (only): 925, [3] pp. (pagination erratic); illus.
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Making America'sDRAWBRIDGES BETTER
Herschel, Clemens.  Continuous, revolving drawbridges: the principles of their construction and the calculation of the strains in them. With more especial reference to the designing of continuous panel girders of this description. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1875. 8vo (24 cm; 8.5"). 54 pp., x leaves of plates (9 fold.). Illus.
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A Game with Forfeits, a Dictator, & Mirth
(Illustrated Rhyming Game).  The gaping, wide-mouthed, waddling frog: A new and entertaining game of questions and commands with proper directions for playing the game and crying forfeits: Embellished with thirteen coloured engravings. [London]: Republished by Field & Tuer, 1887. Small 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [4], iv, [7]-29, [2] pp., [4 (ads)] ff.; [1] plt., col. illus.
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A Concise Overview for aVery Special Student Subset
Le Blond, Guillaume.  Abregé de geometrie à l'usage des pages de la Grande Ecurie du Roy. Où l'on donne ce qui est le plus nécessaire pour entrer dans l'étude des fortifications. Paris: Joseph Bullot & Jombert, 1737. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [4], 162, [6] pp.; 5 fold. plts.
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and observations topographical, physical, mathematical, mechanical, natural, civil, and ecclesiastical. Made in a late journey through the Empire of China, and published in several letters. Particularly upon the Chinese pottery and varnishing; the silk and other manufactures; the pearl fishing; the history of plants and animals. Description of their cities and publick works; number of people, their language, manners and commerce; their habits, oeconomy, and government. The philosophy of Confucius. The state of Christianity, with many other curious and useful remarks. London: Pr. for Benj. Toke & Sam. Buckley, 1697. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [12] ff., 527 [i.e., 543], [1] pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plt. (2 fold.), fold. table.
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Standard & Ground (or Wave?)-Breaking
Medina, Pedro de.  Arte del navigare. Venetia: Appresso Tomaso Baglioni, 1609. 4to (20.5 cm, 8"). A4 b4 2A8 B–Q8 R10; [7], [1 (blank)], 137, [1 (blank)] ff.; illus.
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Keeping the Theoretical & the Practical in Balance
Ozanam, Jacques.  La geometrie pratique, contenant la trigonométrie théorique & pratique, la longimétrie, la planimétrie, & la stéréometrie. Avec un petit traité de l'arithmetique par géometrie. Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1736. 16mo (16.2 cm, 6.375"). [8], 308, [20 (index)] pp.; 8 fold. plts.
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The First Australian Star Catalogue Devoted to the
Heretofore Unknown Parts of the Heavens”

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Rumker, Charles.  Preliminary catalogue of fixed stars intended for a prospectus of a catalogue of the stars of the Southern Hemisphere included within the Tropic of Capricorn now reducing from the observations made in the observatory at Paramatta. Hamburgh: Printed for Perthes & Besser, 1832. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 20, xxv pp.
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Scarce Medical DissertationPresentation Inscription from the Doctor
Santy, L. Gervais.  Dissertation sur l'application des sciences physiques et mathématiques, aux sciences médicales en général; suivie de l'exposition succincte de la Constitution météorologique et médicale de printemps de 1807, avec une courte description des maladies qui se sont présentées, pendant ce trimestre, à l'Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Eloi de Montpellier. Montpellier: Bonnariq, F. Avignon & Migueyron, 1808. 4to (23.3 cm, 9.2"). 55, [1] pp.
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Advances in Newtonian Calculus
Simpson, Thomas.  The doctrine and application of fluxions. Containing (besides what is common on the subject) a number of new improvements in the theory. And the solution of a variety of new, and very interesting, problems in different branches of the mathematicks. London: John Nourse, 1776. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). xi, [1], 274, [2], 275–576 pp.; diagrams.
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