A descriptive and priced catalogue of a portion of the scientific library of the late John E. Gavit, now offered for sale at the annexed low prices, by his Widow

Gavit, John E.)

Published by Stockbridge, Mass.: , 1875, Stockbridge, Mass., 1875
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Title: A descriptive and priced catalogue of a ...

Publisher: Stockbridge, Mass.: , 1875, Stockbridge, Mass.

Publication Date: 1875

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: First Edition


8 vo. Orig. printed wrappers. 17 pp. A good to very good copy. John E. Gavit's library contained a fair number of books on microscopy including a first edition, first issue of Hooke's 'Micrographia' ($6.00), Swammerdam, Leeuwenhoek, Adams, Pritchard, etc. The most expensive of the 305 book lots was J.F. Stephen's' 'British entomology', $50.00. Also catalogued were 214 pamphlets and periodicals. Bookseller Inventory # 000437

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Store Description: The ANTIQUARIAN SCIENTIST (P.O. Box 448, Southampton, MA 01073 USA; antiqsci@comcast.net), established in 1976, specializes in rare books in science, medicine, and technology. In addition, we offer antique scientific instruments, and appraisals and collection development in these specialty areas. Thus far we have published forty-one illustrated and annotated catalogues. We also co-published the print journal "Rittenhouse" which is devoted to the history of the scientific instrument enterprise in America. We are members of SNEAB and numerous professional societies relating to books, instruments, and the history of science and medicine. It has always been our policy to provide to our clients professional quality services.