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1.   Babbage, Charles.
The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise. A Fragment.
 
Publisher: London: John Murray, 1837.
First Edition Octavo, about 8.5 inches (22 cm) tall, in nearly contemporary half green calf, five raised spine bands with gilt ruled compartments, red morocco spine labels, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. 240 pages. The Bridgewater Treatises were a series of 8 works on Natural Philosophy, at that time an attempt to reconcile religion and modern science. The author, the developer of calculating machines and considered the precursor to modern computers, This work is not actually part of the series but it was meant to be an expansion and criticism of the original eight. Clean inside; binding sound. The covers have modest general edgewear, and the front marbled board is moderately abraded. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 1,325.56 CAD 1,344.09 EUR 925.93 GBP 735.29 JPY 125,000.00 MXN 15,625.00 ZAR 13,157.89 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 15839.
    
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2.   Chalmers, Thomas.
Bridgewater Treatises, Treatise I: On the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God as Manifested in the Adaptation of External Nature to the Moral and Intellectual Constitution of Man (Volume I of II).
 
Publisher: London: William Pickering, 1833.
First Edition Octavo, about 8.5 inches (22 cm) tall, in half green calf, five raised spine bands with gilt ruled compartments, red morocco spine labels, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. 204 pages. The first of two volumes of this title. The eight Bridgewater Treatises were together a series of works on Natural Philosophy, devoted to the reconciliation of religion and modern science. An occasional spot of foxing here and there, but otherwise clean inside. The rear hinge has been professionally restored and the binding is sound in other respects. The covers have modest general edgewear and the tips are slightly rounded and worn through. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 159.07 CAD 161.29 EUR 111.11 GBP 88.24 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,578.95 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 15836.
    
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3.   Kidd, John.
Bridgewater Treatises, Volume II: On the Adaptation of External Nature to the Physical Condition of Man, Principally with Reference to the Supply of his Wants and the Exercise of his Intellectual Faculties.
 
Publisher: London: William Pickering, 1833.
First Edition Octavo, about 8.5 inches (22 cm) tall, in half green calf, five raised spine bands with gilt ruled compartments, red morocco spine labels, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. 375 pages plus 8 leaves with illustrations. The second volume of eight in the Bridgewater Treatises, a series of works on Natural Philosophy, at that time an attempt to reconcile religion and modern science. An occasional spot of foxing here and there, but otherwise clean inside; binding sound. The covers have modest general edgewear and the tips are slightly rounded and worn through. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 159.07 CAD 161.29 EUR 111.11 GBP 88.24 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,578.95 

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4.   Whewell, William.
Bridgewater Treatises, Volume III: Astronomy and General Physics Considered with Reference to Natural Philosophy.
 
Publisher: London: William Pickering, 1833.
First Edition Octavo, about 8.5 inches (22 cm) tall, in half green calf, five raised spine bands with gilt ruled compartments, red morocco spine labels, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. 381 pages. The third volume of eight in the Bridgewater Treatises, a series of works on Natural Philosophy, at that time an attempt to reconcile religion and modern science. An occasional spot of foxing here and there, but otherwise clean inside; binding sound. The covers have modest general edgewear and the tips are slightly rounded and worn through. The upper tips are turned in. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 212.09 CAD 215.05 EUR 148.15 GBP 117.65 JPY 20,000.00 MXN 2,500.00 ZAR 2,105.26 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 15838.
    
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5.   Wiener, Philip P., editor in chief; Isaiah Berlin, et al., associate editors.
Dictionary of the History of Ideas: Studies of Selected Pivotal Ideas. Volume I, Abstraction in the Formation of Concepts to Design Argument.
 
Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973.
First Edition, First printing ISBN: 0684132885 Thick hardback quarto in blue cloth with gilt titles on a black field. 677 pages. Volume I of the massive five volume reference with scholarly articles on intellectual history with a valuable bibliography and cross references at the end of each entry. A lovely copy, clean, bright, soundly bound, with just minor extremity wear. The jacket has light edge wear and a crease top to bottom on rear panel, but it is untorn, unchipped, unfaded. Unfortunately it is the jacket for volume II. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good + but incorrect DJ

Appr.: | AUD 63.63 CAD 64.52 EUR 44.44 GBP 35.29 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 631.58 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 7754.
    
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