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FIRST LATIN EDITION — PREPARED FOR DISTRIBUTION IN CONTINENTAL EUROPE — OF THE PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY, THE WORLD’S FIRST SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL AND A KEY VEHICLE FOR THE PROMOTION OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE AND THE DISSEMINATION OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES. EXTREMELY RARE COMPLETE SET IN SIX VOLUMES.
Price: $14,500 .
ONE OF THE FIRST TRANSLATIONS OF ØRSTED’S FAMOUS AND UNOBTAINABLE LATIN PAMPHLET ON THE DISCOVERY OF ELECTROMAGNETISM, PUBLISHED IN THE FOLLOWING MONTH IN FRANCE, AND IMPORTANT FOR ITS CONNECTION TO AMPÈRE’S EXTENSIONS OF ØRSTED’S RESEARCH ON ELECTROMAGNETIC PHENOMENA. A MAGNIFICENT COPY IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS.
Price: $9,500 .
FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS OF BOTH PARTS of Shannon’s extremely influential theory of communication and essential to the development of the computer. WITH: Shannon’s important paper on cryptography. Virtually all electronic forms of communication today are indebted to Shannon’s work.
Price: $8,000 .
FIRST EDITION IN RARE ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of the legendary announcement of the discovery of the structure of DNA, one of the most important scientific achievements of the century. In addition to the famous Watson-Crick paper of April 1953, the collection includes subsequent papers marking critical developments throughout the year.
Price: $16,500 .