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Rare offprints of John Ferguson's publications on technological chemistry
Ferguson (John), 1837-1916

Some early treatises on technological chemistry. Supplement II § Supplement III § Supplement IV § Supplement V § Joannes Matthaeus and his tract "De rerum inventoribus" § Bibliographical note on the “De triumpho stultitiae” of Perisaulus Faustinus

Glasgow & London, Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, 1890-1916
Seven items (22-23.5 cm), offprints, as issued, in printed wrappers. ¶ Wrappers of one offprint slightly damaged; otherwise very good, unmarked copies.
Subjects
Author bibliography - Joannes Matthaeus Lunensis
Author bibliography - Perisauli (Faustino), 1450?-1523‏
Science books - Chemistry - Bibliography
Science books - Inventions and discoveries
Authors/Creators
Ferguson, John, 1837-1916
Other names
Joannes Matthaeus Lunensis
Perisauli, Faustino, 1450?-1523‏
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  • Ferguson (John), 1837-1916

    Some early treatises on technological chemistry. Supplement II § Supplement III § Supplement IV § Supplement V

    Glasgow, Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, 1910-1916
    Four parts (23 cm), 12 pp., 1 plate; 29 (3) pp., 1 plate; 43 (1) pp., 7 plates; 55 (1) pp., 1 plate. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Offprints from Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, Proceedings: Supplement II (from volume 25, 1910); Supplement III (from volume 43, 1912, pp.232-238); Supplement IV (from volume 44, 1913, pp.149-189); Supplement V (from volume 47, 1916, pp.176-228). Our set is lacking the offprint of Supplement I (from Proceedings, volume 25, 1910, pp.224-235); also lacking is an unnumbered contribution in Proceedings, volume 19, pp.126-159. ¶ Good, unmarked copies.
  • Ferguson (John), 1837-1916

    Joannes Matthaeus and his tract "De rerum inventoribus"

    Glasgow, Printed for the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow by Carter and Pratt, 1902
    (23 cm), 31 (1) pp. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. - An examination of the unfinished work Libellus de rerum inventoribus by the Tuscan antiquarian, Giovanni Matteo of Luna (Johannes Matthaeus Lunensis), printed in Paris in 1520 and reprinted in Hamburg in 1613. Ferguson read this paper to the Royal Philosophical Society, on 4 December 1901; an earlier draft had been presented to the Bibliographical Society of Edinburgh, on 11 January 1900. Offprint from Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow.

    Offered with a different offprint of the same text from the Proceedings, here paginated 179-208, and in a wrapper with different cover-title: “Joannes Matthaeus and his tract ‘De rerum inventoribus’: two papers read to the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow December 1901, December 1915” (imprint of the Society, 1916). ¶ Good, unmarked copies.

  • Ferguson (John), 1837-1916

    Bibliographical note on the “De triumpho stultitiae” of Perisaulus Faustinus

    London, J. Bale & Sons, 1890
    (23 cm), 14 (2) pp. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. - Offprint from The Library, London, February 1890. “De triumpho stultitiae” was written in verse by Faustino Perisauli (1450-1523) around 1485, and was first printed at “Rimini” (i.e. Venice) in 1524 (cf. critical edition by Giannino Fabbri and Alberto Viviani, Florence 1963). ¶ Good, unmarked copy.
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