Eighteen volumes (21.5 cm), as issued, in printed self-wrappers. - “Hugh K. Elliott” was a pseudonym adopted by a refugee bookseller from Czechoslovakia, a pioneer dealer of books documenting the history of science. Runs of his catalogues are extremely rare. ¶ Excellent copies.
[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 11] Rare and Important Books illustrating the History of Science and Medicine and Biographies of Scientists and Medical Men
London, Hugh K. Elliott, 1960
(21.5 cm), (2) 38 pp. 435 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 234) a copy of Maseres’s Scriptores logarithmici (1791-1807) presented by the author to the astronomer Francis Wollaston (now in Stanford University Library, Samuel and Cecile Barchas collection).
[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 24] Science : Medicine : Technology
London, Hugh K. Elliott, 1966
(21.5 cm), (2) 60 pp. 549 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 333, price $2730) Newton’s Analysis 1711 inscribed by the editor, William Jones, to Richard Waller (returned to the market in the Haskell Norman sale, Christie’s, New York, 15-16 June 1998, lot 696 $74,000). ¶ Telephone number written in pencil on lower wrapper.