THE FIRST PUBLISHED DESCRIPTION BY BABBAGE OF HIS ANALYTICAL ENGINE, THE FIRST GENERAL PURPOSE COMPUTER.
AN EXTRAORDINARY COPY: FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY BABBAGE TO EMPRESS EUGENIE AND IN A MAGNIFICENT ROYAL PRESENTATION BINDING. More
EXTREMELY RARE FIRST PRINTING of the Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent, one of the most important publications in the history of the Catholic Church; printed by Paulus Manutius and Aldus the Younger of the Aldine Press and the request of Pope Pius IV. More
THE RETURN OF MARTIN GUERRE — THE VERY RARE FIRST EDITION OF THE JUDGE’S FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF A SENSATIONAL SIXTEENTH-CENTURY TRIAL FOR IDENTITY THEFT; THE BASIS OF NUMEROUS LITERARY, DRAMATIC, AND CINEMATIC ADAPTATIONS. More
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, FIRST STATE of the most influential poem of the twentieth century. Complete with the extremely rare dust jacket and glassine. With important provenance: from the estate of Scofield Thayer. More
RARE FIRST EDITION IN THE LEGENDARILY RARE FIRST ISSUE DUST JACKET.
One of only 1500 copies printed of one of the central works of the twentieth century. Complete with three photographic plates, including the frontispiece portrait of Anne Frank. More
HEISENBERG PROVIDES HIS RECOLLECTIONS OF THE ORIGINS OF NIELS BOHR’S CONCEPT OF “COMPLEMENTARITY”.
A UNIQUE ITEM, OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE FOR THE LIGHT IT SHEDS ON THE PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS AS SEEN BY THE PIONEERS IN THE FIELD. More
FIRST EDITION of MacLaurin's most important work, including a strong defense of Isaac Newton and the first full presentation and development of Newton's calculus. The William Jones- Macclesfield copy. More
EXTREMELY RARE FIRST EDITION of Yoko Ono's highly influential conceptual art book, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY YOKO ONO on the front free endpaper: "To Claire / Yoko / 1965, Summer". One of only 500 copies, published by Ono's own imprint, Wunternaum Press, in Tokyo. More