London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
MUIRHEAD, James Patrick (1813-1898). The Origin and Progress of the Mechanical Inventions of James Watt. London: John Murray, 1854. 3 volumes, 8° (214 x 127mm). Engraved frontispieces including 2 portraits and 34 folding plates (a little foxing at the beginning of each vol., short split in fold of one plate). Later blue polished calf gilt, gilt stamp of University College, London, on sides, a prize binding, marbled edges (a few very light signs of wear). Provenance: presentation bookplate to William Henry Greenwood, a prize awarded by University College.
POISSON, Siméon Denis (1781-1840). Traité de mécanique. Paris: Bachelier, 1833. 2 volumes, 8° (219 x 140mm). (A little light foxing). Original yellow printed wrappers, largely unopened (a few tears).
And J.L. Lagrange's Mécanique analytique (Paris, 1811). (6)
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