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‘GREAT AMERICAN MASTODON!!’
NOW ON DISPLAY AT NEW YORK’S AMERICAN MUSEUM
OF NATURAL HISTORY
‘NO LIVING ANIMAL APPROACHES THIS IN SIZE’


[PALEONTOLOGY BROADSIDE] Now Exhibiting at the Hall. The Skeleton of this Gigantic Animal was Discovered in the Month of August last on the Farm of Mr. Nathaniel Brewster, in the Town of Newburgh, Orange Co. N.Y. … . United States, c. 1846.

$7,850


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PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION COMES TO PARIS


[PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION] [Title label]: Nouvelles Voitures dites Omnibus. [Drop title]: Nouvelles Voitures a 25 Centimes par Station, qui circulent dans Paris. Paris, Chez Godet, [1828?].

Extremely rare illustrated brochure announcing the introduction of mass public transport to Paris, the second city to adopt the ‘omnibus’ after its invention in Nantes by Stanislas Baudry in 1826.
$3,850


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THE FIRST SYSTEMATIC TREATISE ON MINING


AGRICOLA, Georg. De re metallica Libri XII quibus officia, instrumenta, machinae ac omnia denique ad Metallicam spectantia... . Basel, [Froben], 1561.

An appealing copy of the second Latin edition of “the first systematic treatise on mining and metallurgy” (PMM 70, 1556 ed.), by Agricola, town physician in Joachimsthal, a silver-mining community in the eastern side of the Erzegebirge mountains in modern-day Czechoslovakia.
$14,500


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ARCHIMEDES/ed. RIVAULT, David. Archimedis Opera quae extant. Novis Demonstrationibus Commentariisque illustrata. Paris, Claude Morel, 1615.

First edition of the most influential seventeenth-century edition of Archimedes’ complete works. The work contains the Greek text with a Latin “trot” running alongside and has extensive exegetical notes. It was still regarded as the best edition in 1670 when Sturm made his German translation.
$9,850


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Magnetism At Sea


BARLOW, Peter. An Essay On Magnetic Attractions, And On The Laws Of Terrestrial And Electro Magnetism. Second Edition, much enlarged and improved... London, J. Mawman, 1823.

First published London, 1820, this is the second enlarged edition of Barlow's shipboard study of magnetism.
$475


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