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Eleven (11) Science related books. 1st item: PHYSICA VETUS ET VERA: SIVE TRACTATUS DE NATURALI VERITATE HEXAEMERI MOSAICI, by Edmund Dickinson, sold by Henri Ribotteau, London, 1702. Hardcover octavo, 348 pages including 4 copper plate engravings on pp. 94-95 and 342-343, with additional illustrations, rebound in three-quarter brown leather with marbled paper sides. 9 7/8" H x 7 7/8" W x 1 1/8" D. 2nd-3rd items: SELECTIONS FROM MR. NICHOLSON'S JOURNAL: A JOURNAL OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, CHEMISTRY, AND THE ARTS, Vol. I & II, by William Nicholson, London, circa 1806. Hardbound octavoes, 800 plus pages including illustrations, hardbound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Handwritten table of contents to each volume, pages are not in numerical order. 8 7/8" H x 5 5/8" W x 1 1/2" D. 4th-5th items: CONVERSATIONS ON CHEMISTRY; IN WHICH THE ELEMENTS OF THAT SCIENCE ARE FAMILIARITY EXPLAINED AND ILLUSTRATED BY EXPERIMENTS, Third Edition, Vol. I & II, printed by M. & S. Brooke for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, London, 1809. Hardcover 12mos, 710 total marble edged pages with engraved illustrations, hardbound in red leather with gilt blind stamped covers and spine, gilt lettering to spine, five raised hubs, marbled end papers, ex libris plates, interior of front covers. 7 1/8" H x 4 1/2" W x 1" D. 6th item: A DICTIONARY OF CHEMISTRY, ON THE BASIS OF MR. NICHOLSON'S, by Andrew Ure, M.D., printed for Thomas & George Underwood, London, et al., 1821. Hardcover octavo, 752 pages with 15 engraved plates (numbered 1-14), hardbound in brown leather with gilt borders, gilt lettering to spine, five raised hubs, ex libris plate, interior of front cover. 9" H x 5 3/4" W x 2" D. 7th item: RECREATIONS IN CHEMISTRY, by Thomas Griffiths, published by John W. Parker, London, 1841. Hardcover 12mo, 278 pages including index, 8 additional pages of back advertisments, rebound in one quarter brown leather with marbled paper sides. Photographic image of previous owner with 19th century inscription to front matter pages. 7 1/4" H x 4 3/4" W x 1 1/8" D. 8th item: METHODES GAZOMETRIQUES by Robert Bunsen, published by Librairie de Victor Masson, Palce de l'Ecole de Medecine, Paris, 1858. Hardcover octavo, 320 pages, hardbound in one quarter black leather with marbled paper sides. 8 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W x 1" D. 9th-10th items: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHEMISTRY: THEORETICAL, PRACTICAL AND ANALYTICAL AS APPLIED TO THE ARTS AND MANUFACTURERS, Vol. I-II, by Writers of Eminence, published by J. B. Lippencott and Company, 1877 & 1879. Hardcover octavoes, 2,056 total marble edged pages with numerous woodcuts and steel plate engravings, hardbound in three-quarter brown leather with brown cloth sides, gilt blindstamped covers with gilt lettering to spine, five raised hubs, marbed end papers, Seton High School Cincinnati, OH ex libris plate to interior of front covers. Approximately 11 1/4" H x 8 1/2" W x 2 3/4" D. 11th item: ESSAYS IN CHEMISTRY, by T. E. Thorpe, published by Macmillan and Company, Ltd., London, 1902. Hardcover octavo, 582 marble edged pages, hardbound in green leather with gilt blindstamped covers, gilt lettering to spine, five raised hubs, marbled end papers. 8 7/8" H x 6" W x 1 7/8" D. Condition: All covers in overall good condition with shelf wear, some with sun fading, bumped corners. All pages with toning, handling wear, foxing spots, inscriptions from previous owners. 3rd item: Dampstaining to covers and pages. 1st item: Rebound covers in overall good condition with light shelf wear. Pages in overall good condition with toning, foxing spots, dampstaining, tears, inscriptions from previous owners. First, including title pages, and last few pages with paper or old tape backing.