Fenwick (Thomas). A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Subterraneous Surveying, and the Magnetic Variation of the Needle, S Hodgson Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1804. 1st Edition. 8vo. Contemporary Tree Calf, recent re-back and new headbands. PP207, title page watermarked 1801, seven folding plates of engineering and mathematical diagrams. Neat, early ownership mark on front pastedown of George Wayne M.E. Skilful repairs to three pates, with very small loss on one plate mainly to blank and fold line area. Pages lightly browned in clean and bright order throughout. A rare early work on mine surveying. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. Cat. No. 92166. £190
Herschel, William. On The Quantity and Velocity Of Solar Motion. London, W. Bulmer and Co. From Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 1806. Thin 4to, size approx 220mm x 280mm. Recent brown cloth hardcover with label to front. Pp 32, 6 plates, 2. [pages 205- 237, plates IV-IX as referenced within text]. All pages bright and clean, plates have light foxing. Paper read on February 27, 1806 to the Royal Society estimating the speed of the Sun’s travel through space. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. Cat. No. 91626. £90
Lawrance, Richard Moore. On the Application and Effect of Electricity and Galvanism. In the Treatment of Cancerous, Nervous, Rheumatic and other Affections. Henry Renshaw, London, 1853. Slim 8vo, size approx 208mm x 130mm. Contemporary blue ribbed cloth, blind decoration with gilt titles to front. Pp102. Covers bumped and rubbed at edges. All pages tight, bright and clean. A fascinating early book describing the believed benefits of electricity in a vast range of conditions including nervous disorders, joint problems, gout, rheumatism, paralysis and muscular contractions. Very good condition. Scarce.
Richard Moore Lawrance experimented and wrote several books on the medical usage of electricity in a wide range of illnesses and diseases during the middle of the 19th century. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.